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Sr Enterprise Software Program Manager - Remote CA/US

5 days ago
RemoteGE
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description Summary

The Grid Automation Senior Project Manager - Software Development is responsible to provide leadership and direction for all aspects of strategic development and implementation projects to achieve the target outcomes. Primary focus will be on management of strategic software development and deployment. This role requires working closely with GE customers to understand and define high level scope, project plans and resourcing at all stages of a project or program lifecycle. Project delivery responsibilities include all project financial and operational aspects: budget, profit & loss accountability, technical & contractual scopes, resources & execution planning, and customer satisfaction. She/he is also responsible for safety, quality, risks & opportunities management to ensure the highest customer satisfaction & to secure project Contribution Margin.
Primary focus will be Device Management programs however portfolio may include multiple Grid Automation projects (including Protection Relays, Substation & Distribution Automation, Monitoring & Diagnosis and Systems & Services) running in parallel.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead cross functional team to implement programs meeting customer and strategic market requirements.
  • Execute projects keeping high standards in efficiency, on time delivery, financial goals and scope management as per PMH rules
  • Contribute to units’ operational performance by providing accurate forecasts in finance Key Performance Indicators: Sales, Cash & Margin
  • Develop and maintain customer relationships, becoming a trusted advisor to influence in their organization.
  • Manage program execution (from tender to warranty end, including delivery & commissioning activities) including conceptualizing, scope defining, tracking and control
  • Be the prime customer contact for the execution of assigned projects. Establish and maintain Director level engagement at critical accounts. 
  • Execute Projects with cross functional teams including various engineering departments, contract admin, contract management, finance, procurement & other support functions
  • Develop and manage contractor/subcontractor work scopes and coordinate with contract administration for written contracts
  • Be accountable for On Time Delivery, Sales and cash-in realization (& accurate forecasting), project Operating Working Capital, Margins improvement & Customer satisfaction
  • Anticipate delivery challenges and mitigate risks 
  • Follow project management best practices (as per Project Management Handbook and specific Product line instructions), including specific focus on transfer review, project gates reviews, project closing phase
  • Liaise with Sales managers to develop opportunities across the GE Grid Automation portfolio
  • Support Commercial team by return of experience, optimizing project costs & deliveries
  • Monthly update on actions plan progress & Sales/cash forecasts
  • Preparation and presentation of project reviews
  • Contribute to Operation department development & Unit continuous improvement. Coach project team members and other Engineers in enhancing project management skills
  • Lead EHS/Safety actions and performance; be fully compliant with GE rules and processes, ensure project teams (own and subcontracted) are properly trained and holders of required qualifications when required. 
  • Follow GE compliance Policies (‘The Spirit and The Letter’) and promote open reporting
  • Qualifications / Requirements:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Software or Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in project/program management leveraging Agile Methodologies
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a software environment and new product development or software deployment
  • Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 30%
  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Proficient in project/program management tools and procedures. 
  • Fluency in English 
  • Ability to interface with and influence all levels of the customer’s organization as well as other internal functions.
  • Prior experience as a Scrum Master
  • Engineering and Business knowledge, with experience in Protection and Control, Automation projects and/or project engineering.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Electricity Transmission, Distribution & Industrial markets
  • Experience with contract drafting and SOW review – managing both commercial and legal terms within a customer agreement.
  • Previous work experience in multi-cultural environment
  • Strong business acumen, execution driven, process appliance, PM metrics, teamwork
  • PMP Certification.
  • Proven Leadership under project structure
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Proactive work style, creativity, energy
  • High energy, positive individual loving operational challenges
  • Demonstrated team player. Capability to manage and motivate project teams 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Ability to develop and execute individual and team priorities with autonomy and rigor.
  • This opportunity is available in the United States or Canada - Remote

    Additional Information

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

    Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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    Senior Software Project Manager - Remote CA/US

    5 days ago
    RemoteGE
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Job Description Summary

    The Grid Automation Senior Project Manager - Software Development is responsible to provide leadership and direction for all aspects of strategic development and implementation projects to achieve the target outcomes. Primary focus will be on management of strategic software development and deployment. This role requires working closely with GE customers to understand and define high level scope, project plans and resourcing at all stages of a project or program lifecycle. Project delivery responsibilities include all project financial and operational aspects: budget, profit & loss accountability, technical & contractual scopes, resources & execution planning, and customer satisfaction. She/he is also responsible for safety, quality, risks & opportunities management to ensure the highest customer satisfaction & to secure project Contribution Margin.
    Primary focus will be Device Management programs however portfolio may include multiple Grid Automation projects (including Protection Relays, Substation & Distribution Automation, Monitoring & Diagnosis and Systems & Services) running in parallel.

    Job Description

    Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead cross functional team to implement programs meeting customer and strategic market requirements.
  • Execute projects keeping high standards in efficiency, on time delivery, financial goals and scope management as per PMH rules
  • Contribute to units’ operational performance by providing accurate forecasts in finance Key Performance Indicators: Sales, Cash & Margin
  • Develop and maintain customer relationships, becoming a trusted advisor to influence in their organization.
  • Manage program execution (from tender to warranty end, including delivery & commissioning activities) including conceptualizing, scope defining, tracking and control
  • Be the prime customer contact for the execution of assigned projects. Establish and maintain Director level engagement at critical accounts. 
  • Execute Projects with cross functional teams including various engineering departments, contract admin, contract management, finance, procurement & other support functions
  • Develop and manage contractor/subcontractor work scopes and coordinate with contract administration for written contracts
  • Be accountable for On Time Delivery, Sales and cash-in realization (& accurate forecasting), project Operating Working Capital, Margins improvement & Customer satisfaction
  • Anticipate delivery challenges and mitigate risks 
  • Follow project management best practices (as per Project Management Handbook and specific Product line instructions), including specific focus on transfer review, project gates reviews, project closing phase
  • Liaise with Sales managers to develop opportunities across the GE Grid Automation portfolio
  • Support Commercial team by return of experience, optimizing project costs & deliveries
  • Monthly update on actions plan progress & Sales/cash forecasts
  • Preparation and presentation of project reviews
  • Contribute to Operation department development & Unit continuous improvement. Coach project team members and other Engineers in enhancing project management skills
  • Lead EHS/Safety actions and performance; be fully compliant with GE rules and processes, ensure project teams (own and subcontracted) are properly trained and holders of required qualifications when required. 
  • Follow GE compliance Policies (‘The Spirit and The Letter’) and promote open reporting
  • Qualifications / Requirements:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Software or Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university or college.
  • At least 5 years of leadership experience in project/program management leveraging Agile Methodologies. 
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a software environment and new product development or software deployment.
  • Proficient in project/program management tools and procedures. 
  • Fluency in English 
  • Willingness to travel 30%
  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to interface with and influence all levels of the customer’s organization as well as other internal functions.
  • Prior experience as a Scrum Master
  • Engineering and Business knowledge, with experience in Protection and Control, Automation projects and/or project engineering.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Electricity Transmission, Distribution & Industrial markets
  • Experience with contract drafting and SOW review – managing both commercial and legal terms within a customer agreement.
  • Previous work experience in multi-cultural environment
  • Strong business acumen, execution driven, process appliance, PM metrics, teamwork
  • PMP Certification.
  • Proven Leadership under project structure
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Proactive work style, creativity, energy
  • High energy, positive individual loving operational challenges
  • Demonstrated team player. Capability to manage and motivate project teams 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Ability to develop and execute individual and team priorities with autonomy and rigor.
  • This opportunity is available in Canada or the United States - Remote

    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

    Oracle Developer (HOME BASED)

    5 days ago
    $55/hourRemoteAdSwipe
    Oracle Developer – Contract Assignments

    Location: Remote / Home Based (Full IT setup for remote working)

    Security Clearance: Exisiting Valid SC (used within the last 12 months is essential)
    Rate: up to £55 per hour
    Duration: Anticipated 6+ months initially

    Techniche are working with a UK Defence Contractor to appoint a number of Oracle Developers for various Critical Defence Technology Systems Projects. These roles will be home based and a full remote IT setup will be provided.

    Exisiting Valid SC Security Clearance is essential for these contract assignments.

    Experience Required:

    Essential

    * Strong experience of Oracle SQL.

    * Strong experience of Oracle PLSQL.

    * Powershell/bash scripting.

    * Experience with working with XML/JSON files

    * Developing Oracle RESTful Web Services - ORDS.

    * Strong understanding and exposure to Object Oriented practices and principles with IOC experience.

    * Relational databases - strong Oracle Database skills.

    * Knowledge and experience of software development life cycle and approaches.

    * Knowledge and experience of Agile (scrum/Kanban) methodologies and practices.

    Desirable:

    * HTML, JavaScript, jQuery

    * Bootstrap 4, CSS.

    * Unit testing experience.

    * Experience with TFS Azure DevOps 2019, Build and Release Pipelines.

    * Knowledge of ERP systems (IFS)

    * Experience with continuous integration and deployment.

    * Microsoft SQL Server - T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS

    Assignment Summary:
    The role of Senior Oracle Developer is part of the Oracle Services Team and reports directly to the Oracle Services Team Leader.

    Working with a team of Oracle Developers, Testers, Analysts, Project Managers and Solution Managers throughout the software development life cycle, following Agile principles.

    To develop technical solutions to support business processes within the organisation and to support updates to existing solutions. This role will take responsibility for developing software against business requirements, both functional and non-functional. Also providing guidance to other team members and participate in continuous improvement for the development process.

    Responsibilities Duties:

    * Responsible for developing and maintaining new and existing Oracle based applications, working with SQL and Oracle PLSQL, Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, Apex and Formspider.

    * Confident at highlighting issues, providing estimates and delivering progress reports to project managers and your team leader.

    * Working with the team and follow the established quality process and coding standards.

    * Joining an established team responsible for delivering Oracle services to meet customer requirements and departmental standards.

    * Responsible for providing technical help/mentoring and product knowledge where needed to junior members of staff
    Role: Oracle Developer (HOME BASED)
    Job Type: Contract
    Location: Plymouth, Devon,

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    Java Software Developer W2 Remote to begin 2878, 3 positions

    11 days ago
    RemoteMantek Solutions

    W2 Only


    Remote only until Covid is resolved

    Seeking a Project Management Analyst in the greater Costa Mesa, CA area for an 11 month contract position.

    This position requires the successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

    Duties:
  • Determines and discerns detailed requirements from key stakeholders to establish the project deliverables and develop the project management plan, and manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs to keep the project management plan updated and reflective of authorized project changes
  • Leads the execution of tasks as defined in the project management plan and actively manage project risk
  • Assesses project performance to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify variances, perform required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders
  • Facilitates the creation and approval of business cases, and utilizes historical data and expert judgment in order to understand project limitations
  • Establishes and coordinates team members and stakeholder relationships, expectations, and communications
  • Manages project closure activities, including gathering lessons learned
  • Actively leads one or more Project Management Office (PMO) continuous improvement activities
  • Skills:

  • Experience with project management processes and techniques
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Ability to proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
  • Strong understanding and work experience with project budgets and financial management
  • Ability to manage vendors and project stakeholders
  • Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite and related project management systems
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in (or international equivalent) in related field
  • 5 Years years experience hands on experience managing mid-to-large scale projects is required
    Experience with project management processes and techniques is required.
  • Senior DevOps Engineer - Azure

    20 days ago
    RemoteSyrinx
    Senior DevOps Engineer - Azure
    This is a remote position with some travel to Boston, MA post Covid

    U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time. No Corp to Corp. 
     
    6+ Month Contract with Possible Extension DESCRIPTION:Are you ready to design, plan, and automate the delivery of complex Azure environments?  Do you have expertise in migrating and maintaining multifaceted applications in the Cloud? We are looking to expand their team of Cloud Engineers, Architects, and Administrators. Join our team supporting cloud adoption in the Private and Public Sectors.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for Azure hosted applications
    • Provide SME support for application migration and integration projects taking place within Azure, including both design and support
    • Work independently, and with the wider team, to analyze, unravel, and resolve issues in real time, providing end-to-end issues resolution
    • Develop and maintain Powershell scripts to push system and application objects to dev/test/prod environments via DevOps processes
    • Must demonstrate a complete understanding of IT and development infrastructure as configuration as code.
    • Must have experience working with ARM templates and DSC resources.
    • Participate in knowledge sharing activities in areas of expertise, including mentoring, cross training, documentation, and other activities as required to improve the technical expertise of the team as a whole
    • Use existing tools to build automated processes to complete maintenance activities
    • Tune the tools and processes to streamline maintenance tasks
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of regular processes, track issues, document changes, and build automated procedures that promote an environment of continuous improvement within Azure
    • Ensure all services and applications are operable in both Pre-Production and Production environments, and that they meet the proscribed SLA’s for availability and performance
    • Support the Azure deployment infrastructure through system performance tuning and maintenance tasks
    • Provide daily operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting activities for Azure infrastructure and application releases – provide detailed reporting on all triage, investigation, failure recovery, and performance tuning activities
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Excellent PowerShell and scripting experience.
    • Excellent DSC resource knowledge.
    • Experience with Infrastructure as Code and SCM tools and practices.
    • Ability to configure and run builds and release in TFS and Azure DevOps.
    • Education (preferred):
      • BS degree with 8+ years of relevant experience,
      • OR a Masters degree with 6+ years of relevant experience
      • OR 10+ years of proven related experience showing increasing systems complexity
    • 8-10 years’ experience in IT as a sys admin or network engineer
    • 2+ years’ experience in Azure technologies, design, and development/engineering
    • CompTIA Security+ certification or higher a plus

    DevOps Engineer

    5 hours ago
    RemotePlexus Resource Solutions Ltd
    DevOps Engineer | Fully Remote | Contract/Perm DevOps Engineer | Fully Remote | Contract/Perm The world of commerce is changing.

    Are you the right candidate for this opportunity? Make sure to read the full description below.

    The rise of digital decentralised technologies has brought new opportunities to the transfer/trade of physical goods.

    My client is paving the way for dCommerce and is looking to combine blockchain technology with real world asset transfers.

    They are looking for a DevOps Engineer that is passionate to revolutionise the way that commerce works.

    DevOps Engineer Responsibilities:
    - Integral part of the CI/CD pipeline delivery
    - Supporting the developers and infrastructure by building an environment of tools and process
    - Designing and maintaining internal capabilities to assist with efficient working for the developers.

    - Collaborating with team members around the globe
    - Collaborating with experts to constantly progress the decentralised movement.

    - Working to a level of high quality, maintaining dependability of the infrastructure.

    - Ensuring continuous improvement through root cause and post mortem analysis DevOps Engineer Requirements:
    - Deep knowledge of blockchain and Ethereum
    - 2 years DevOps experience, DevSecOps beneficial
    - 1 year of Solidity experience
    - Solid experience with CSS, Node.js, Javascript, HTML
    - In dept knowledge and experience of google cloud infrastructure
    - Working knowledge/Experience o Code review, bug tracking, version controls, testing tools, agile tracking.

    o Gitbook and Github o Go and Rust
    - Experience optimizing and building deployment systems.

    - Skills: Problem and production incidents solving Benefits:
    - Remote work
    - Dynamic and fast growth start-up
    - Competitive salary
    - Flexible working hours If you are a DevOps Engineer who is passionate to revolutionise the way that commerce works, apply now Please send your CV over today

    Software Quality Engineer

    4 days ago
    RemoteMBI
    Job Description

    This is a remote position.

    MBI Staffing is seeking a Software Quality Engineer for a Fortune 500 Company.  This individual will contribute to the operations team. Create Testing frameworks. Closely work with other Software Engineers to achieve goals to understand tech stack and logging mechanism. Writing code and complete programming and testing of applications and systems created by the Dev team. Work with customers to develop new strategies to enhance testing frameworks and expand automation capabilities of the companies testing services. Assist in creating a load testing strategy and execute the load testing of custom company applications.

    What this job involves:

    • Develop testing frameworks to provide thorough coverage of implemented features, configuration changes, and other change requests
    • Use Selenium or similar tools for testing UI for various front-end technologies
    • Use simulators for mobile and multiple browser testing
    • Create re-usable frameworks for testing practice
    • Automate test cases and updating the tracking systems after testing is complete
    • Regression test applications prior to release into UAT and production environments
    • Identify, isolate, replicate, report and track issues to closure in an issue tracking system (JIRA, TFS)
    • Review requirements, providing feedback on completeness, testability, and other risk areas
    • Estimate assigned tasks and provide regular status updates to project team, supervisors, and project managers
    • Maintenance testing environments including user accounts, configs, and deployments
    • Participate in identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities within QA and broader project teams

    Requirements


    Sound like you? Before you apply, this is what we are looking for:

    • 7+ years of experience in information technology: Software engineering or testing automation roles
    • 3+ years of experience in automation and creating testing frameworks in various software languages
    • 5+ years of experience in software development, manual testing, working on IT projects

    Technical Skills & Competencies:
    • Programming experience in C#, Java, js, python needed
    • Must have used tools like selenium, Appium for front end testing and mobile testing
    • Must have experience in API testing using available API testing tools in the market or custom scripts
    • Must have experience in creating reusable testing scripts which integrate with CI/CD pipeline
    • Troubleshooting experience with Microsoft technology applications is a must
    • Ability to execute QA testing, interpret test results, and document outcomes with attention to detail
    • Able to write and automate complex SQL queries and test DB code
    • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products and services
    • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions

    Education:

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or any related STEM (Science, Math or Engineering) fields


    Location:  U.S. / North America


    This is a Contract to Hire Position.


    MBI's COMMITMENT TO YOU:
    Our job is to showcase our talented, professional candidates to globally recognized organizations where work/life balance is second to none! Our expert candidates solve the world's problems--from every day to the epic, from the mundane to the monumental. 

    MBI's CORE:
    MBI's foundation is built upon our commitment and passion for finding the best IT talent in the world and for matching that talent to our customer needs. MBI attracts highly skilled, quality people, and we expect a high level of commitment from all our team members to deliver quality work.


    Requirements
    Sound like you? Before you apply, this is what we are looking for: 7+ years of experience in information technology: Software engineering or testing automation roles 3+ years of experience in automation and creating testing frameworks in various software languages 5+ years of experience in software development, manual testing, working on IT projects Technical Skills & Competencies: Programming experience in C#, Java, js, python needed Must have used tools like selenium, Appium for front end testing and mobile testing Must have experience in API testing using available API testing tools in the market or custom scripts Must have experience in creating reusable testing scripts which integrate with CI/CD pipeline Troubleshooting experience with Microsoft technology applications is a must Ability to execute QA testing, interpret test results, and document outcomes with attention to detail Able to write and automate complex SQL queries and test DB code Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products and services Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or any related STEM (Science, Math or Engineering) fields Location: U.S. / North America This is a Contract to Hire Position. MBI's COMMITMENT TO YOU: Our job is to showcase our talented, professional candidates to globally recognized organizations where work/life balance is second to none! Our expert candidates solve the world's problems--from every day to the epic, from the mundane to the monumental. MBI's CORE: MBI's foundation is built upon our commitment and passion for finding the best IT talent in the world and for matching that talent to our customer needs. MBI attracts highly skilled, quality people, and we expect a high level of commitment from all our team members to deliver quality work.

    Civil Substation Engineer

    9 hours ago
    $37 - $40/hourRemoteABIS Solutions
    Job details
    Salary
    $37 - $40 an hour
    Job Type
    Full-time
    Contract
    Number of hires for this role
    3
    Qualifications
      • Bachelor's (Preferred)

      • Professional Engineer (Preferred)

    Full Job Description

    ABIS Solutions has an URGENT NEED to fill 3 long-term REMOTE contract Civil Substation Engineer positions with one of our most prestigious clients.
    · Full Benefits
    · Remote

    Day to Day Summary:
    · Function in a mid-level engineer capacity, or technical specialist
    · Under general supervision performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis
    · May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

    Engineering Standards:

    · Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes, and client policies and procedures
    Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate

    · Quality/Continuous Improvement:

    · Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with quality program relative to assigned tasks

    · Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

    Engineering Production:

    · Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables

    · Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection

    · Collects assimilates and manages data for engineering work

    · Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

    · Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements

    · Recognizes defines and resolves problems within assigned area

    · May provide direction and guidance to others

    Project Coordination:

    · Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects

    · Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work

    Client Focus:

    · Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership

    · Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility

    · May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

    · May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

    What you Bring to the Table:

    · Bachelor s degree in engineering
    · 3 years related work experience
    · All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements

    Job Types: Full-time, Contract

    Pay: $37.00 - $40.00 per hour

    Benefits:

    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Employee discount
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Professional development assistance
    • Retirement plan
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift

    Education:

    • Bachelor's (Preferred)

    License/Certification:

    • Professional Engineer (Preferred)

    Contract Length:

    • More than 1 year

    Contract Renewal:

    • Likely

    Full Time Opportunity:

    • Yes

    Work Location:

    • Fully Remote

    This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

    • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
    • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
    • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
    • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Temperature screenings
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Virtual meetings

    Software Engineer - Integrations (Contract)

    7 days ago
    RemotePinnacol Assurance

    Job Description

    ***Please note: This will be a contract role, with the hope to extend after 1 year.

    What you’ll do:

    As a Software Engineer, you’ll be responsible for blazing new trails for software patterns and processes and build bridges behind to allow others to leverage the newfound knowledge. You’ll work collaboratively across the organization to enhance Pinnacol’s platforms. You may mentor junior level Software Engineers to elevate the performance of the team.

    What you can expect:

  • Write software that satisfies business requirements and follows applicable coding standards
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specification, standards and programming
  • Be able to individually contribute to a team with a focus on learning the processes, patterns, and standards in place
  • Maintain code to enhance functionality, improve efficiency and replace malfunctioning or obsolete code, following team standards, defined patterns and industry standards
  • dentify system or program problems efficiently and effectively and propose pragmatic solutions.
  • Test programs to ensure they meet business requirements and functionally work well, following testing standards
  • Participate in deployment and configuration management processes as necessary
  • Create design documents that satisfy business requirements, follow adopted methodologies and lead to efficient, easy to maintain, and reliable systems
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Leverage internal and external resources for learning and focus on what is pertinent to organization’s needs
  • Remain current on knowledge and skills necessary for software development, including programming tools, development techniques and related technologies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Restrictions

  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please
  • Requirements

  • Strong understanding of software development cycle; meaning having the knowledge and ability to design, develop and implement the standards and best practices for software development.
  • Must have proven data analysis, debugging, testing and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must be proficient in team specific technologies, ranging from PL/SQL, Python, Apex, React, or other technologies dependent on team and business needs
  • Adaptation: Ability to adjust to changes in the workplace
  • Communication: Ability to listen to others and convey ideas effectively and foster open communication.
  • Innovation: Ability to generate novel solutions and creative ideas in order to identify system or program problems, and propose pragmatic solutions
  • Teamwork: Ability to work effectively with people and cooperate with others
  • About the Company

    Pinnacol Assurance does just one thing, and does it better than anyone: provide caring workers’ compensation protection to Colorado employers and employees. Although employers are required by law to provide Worker’s Comp insurance, we believe our service is making a meaningful impact in worker’s lives across Colorado in their moments of need.

    We have big hearts and love big ideas. We’ve been around for over 100 years, but don’t let that fool you. Pinnacol is committed to taking care of Colorado employers and workers in the most innovative of ways! We celebrate continuous improvement, new ideas, compassion, teamwork, integrity and excellence.With our number one priority to keep everyone safe, along with the heart of Pinnacol’s “culture of caring” to do what is right and not what is easy, we’re currently having our team members work from home. During remote work, we’re still making time for fun! We host virtual painting classes, virtual yoga and Zumba classes, and virtual happy hours!

    Azure DevOps Consultant

    10 days ago
    RemoteNew Signature

    Microsoft's 2019 UK Country Partner of the Year is hiring again!

    What's the role?

    We are looking for DevOps Consultant to work on a long-standing project with us, in this role you will:

    

    • Operate/maintain virtualised cloud infrastructure & application CI/CD services
    • Support development activity through to Live Production environments.
    • Employ continuous improvement principles to enhance automation/reliability of development/test environments.
    • Achieve cost efficiency through active management of all non-live environments

     

    Essential skills and experience

    • Demonstrate technical capability & proven track record in operating & maintaining an enterprise grade continuous integration /continual delivery infrastructure for the reliable and consistent development, testing and delivery of primarily Java applications.
    • Demonstrate experience in operating and maintaining cloud services on the Azure platform utilising Azure specific PaaS elements and associated monitoring services.
    • Demonstrate experience of building, configuring &maintaining new virtual platforms and associated automated tooling and technologies (terraform, ansible, containerisation) adherence to approved designs to ensure reliable, consistent environments utilising full-version control.
    • Demonstrate experience in best practice configuration management of artefacts and configuration files through version control and approved repositories.
    • Evidence a track record in supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment to ensure those development teams utilise automated deployment and configuration of applications
    • Evidence a track record in enterprise level documentation and experience of undertaking knowledge transfer and retention to the Authority
    • Demonstrate a track record in providing experienced Linux engineering support.
    • Demonstrate experience of working in close collaboration with peers and colleagues in other workstreams e.g. Architecture, Security and Live support functions as examples
    • Demonstrate the experience and ability to deploy the required number of appropriately skilled resources capable of fulfilling the required outcomes to meet the contract start date.
    • Demonstrate experience of working with and successfully delivering digital services, ideally within an enterprise level organisation.

     

    Why do people like working here?

    • Remote working
    • Flexible hours
    • Training – 80 funded hours a year
    • Almost endless variety of projects
    • Paid travel expenses to customer site
    • Tier 1 Clients & Partners
    • Top of the range kit 


    Who are New Signature?


    We are a pure Microsoft, pure public Cloud solutions provider. The 2017 Acquisition of Paradigm Systems & Dot Net Solutions by New Signature accelerated a suite of capabilities to support the world's most prestigious and recognisable brands, helping them to become digital organisations powered by the Cloud.

    We have over 500 people across the UK, US, Canada, South Africa, the Philippines and Australia, with our UK office growing over 70% YoY and headcount more than tripling.

    How has this been possible?

    Our values of being Generous, Authentic, Innovative and most importantly, Human, has enabled a unique approach to provide outstanding customer experiences, drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes & successfully deliver pioneering solutions that challenge the status quo. We’ve quickly established ourselves as a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft's technology stack with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.

    Join us today and be part of the success story!

     

    ABOUT NEW SIGNATURE

    New Signature is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. Behind every interaction is our dedication to provide outstanding experiences and to build authentic relationships with those around us. We are passionate about driving transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The New Signature team delivers full lifecycle solutions—from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.

    New Signature was named the top Microsoft partner in the United States and the United Kingdom in 2014 and again in the United States in 2015—becoming the first partner ever to win the prestigious US Partner of the Year award two years in a row. With over 600 individual technology certifications, New Signature is a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft advancements and couples these powerful technologies with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.

    OUR CORE VALUES

    Our employees are driven by our values and know that they make a positive difference every time that they help a customer to solve their challenges. Our focus on delivering great customer experiences empowers our people to build rewarding relationships that contribute to our positive work environment.  You can learn more about our culture here:  New Signature Culture 

    W Human

    We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success.We harness technology to drive business, but we never let that replace our human connections. We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success and instill confidence in our customers through relationships forged from trust.

    h Generous

    We are giving and respectful.With our efforts to always be generous, we elevate our service level with empathetic and considerate communications and actions. We always find a way to support our customers and colleagues by giving of our time and talent and equally respecting the time and talent of others.

    a Authentic

    We tell it as it is, with positive intent.Being authentic helps to nurture our strong and trusted relationships. We are honest, transparent, and reliable. When you partner with New Signature, you are partnering with a group of purposeful, outcome-driven and results-oriented professionals.

    t Innovative

    We push the boundaries at the intersection of people, process and technology.For us, there are no limit to our dreams. We continually innovate and push boundaries at the intersection of people, process, and technology to bring our customers and colleagues the best solutions first. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, New Signature understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  

    New Signature prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at New Signature. 

    EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY

    New Signature requires candidates to prove eligibility to work in the UK. Offered candidates may be asked to complete a background check as permitted by applicable employment regulations. Depending on the requirements of the job, these record checks may include any or all of the following education verification, employment verification, drug screening, and criminal record check. 

     

    webMethods Developer - Remote - Telford

    3 days ago
    RemoteInside IR35HM Revenue & Customs

    HMRC are looking for a webMethods Developer.


    This is a 6 month initial contract INSIDE IR35 starting ASAP.


    We need someone to start ASAP. The role is currently remote. The office base is Telford, you will be expected to attend the office at least 2 days per week once staff return to the offices. 


    You will support all elements of development, with a relentless focus on quality and usability. You will work closely with Architects, Technical Business Analyst’s and others to deliver high quality solutions, using recognised standard methods.

     

    You will be flexible, deeply skilled in at least one programming language and focused on producing excellent code.

     

    You will be a credible, influential and encouraging team-player, with a good understanding of and background in system integration.

     

    Specific responsibilities will include:

     

    •       Ensuring services are robust, scalable and secure, with all appropriate security controls embedded and designed to specification;

    •       Writing clean, secure and well-tested code to specification;

    •       Building a culture of continuous service improvement, ensuring that key services “owned” by your team are regularly analysed, maintained and improved;

    •       Leading root cause analysis of system issues;

    •       Providing good solutions to business challenges;

    •       Actively participating in the Developer Guild;

    •       Following and helping to improve best practice guidelines; and

    •       Nurturing and inspiring colleagues.

     

    Experience:

    •  WebMethods 7.x, 8/9.x Developer/Designer
    • WebMethods 7.x, 8/9.x Integration Server
    • WebMethods 7.x, 8/9.x MWS/Broker Administration
    • Unix AIX/HP scripting
    • Oracle / SQL
    • Integration/Performance testing

    •       Software and system design and development;

    •       Writing clean, secure and well-tested code to specification;

    •       Unit testing;

    •       Continuous improvement in software development;

    •       Mentoring and coaching others; and

    •       Agile methodology.

    •       Oversight of an entire code base

    •       Work with Architecture

    •       Organise code

    •       Understanding the bigger picture

    •       Ensuring Tech Debt isn’t built up

     

    Knowledge:

     

    •       Test Driven Development;

    •       Architecting systems and applications;

    •       DevOps ways of working;

    •       API design and management; and

    •  ��    Software Documentation.

    •       Knowledge of Job Scheduler

    •       Apache Camel

     

     

     

    Senior Java Developer Contract REMOTE Leeds

    5 days ago
    RemoteInside IR35HM Revenue & Customs

    HMRC are looking for a Senior Java Developer with strong API development experience.


    This is a 6 month initial contract INSIDE IR35 starting ASAP.


    We need someone to start ASAP. The role is currently remote. The office base is Shipley/Leeds, you will be expected to attend the office at least 2 days per week once staff return to the offices. 

     

    Role.

    You will support all elements of development, with a relentless focus on quality and usability. You will work closely with Architects, Technical Business Analyst’s and others to deliver high quality solutions, using recognised standard methods.

     

    You will be flexible, deeply skilled in at least one programming language and focused on producing excellent code.

     

    You will be a credible, influential and encouraging team-player, with a good understanding of and background in system integration.

     

    Specific responsibilities will include:

     

    •       Ensuring services are robust, scalable and secure, with all appropriate security controls embedded and designed to specification;

    •       Writing clean, secure and well-tested code to specification;

    •       Building a culture of continuous service improvement, ensuring that key services “owned” by your team are regularly analysed, maintained and improved;

    •       Leading root cause analysis of system issues;

    •       Providing good solutions to business challenges;

    •       Actively participating in the Developer Guild;

    •       Following and helping to improve best practice guidelines; and

    •       Nurturing and inspiring colleagues.

     

    Experience:

     

    •       Software and system design and development;

    •       Writing clean, secure and well-tested code to specification;

    •       Unit testing;

    •       Continuous improvement in software development;

    •       Mentoring and coaching others; and

    •       Agile methodology.

    •       You must have knowledge of Java 7

    •       experience building and consuming APIs, both XML and JSON

    •       Oversight of an entire code base

    •       Work with Architecture

    •       Organise code

    •       Understanding the bigger picture

    •       Ensuring Tech Debt isn’t built up

      

    Knowledge:

     

    •       Test Driven Development;

    •       Architecting systems and applications;

    •       DevOps ways of working;

    •       API design and management; and

    •       Software Documentation.

    •       Knowledge of Job Scheduler

    •       Apache Camel


    If you are interested in hearing more, please apply and someone from the team will be in touch to go through the role in more detail.

    senior software developer - Contract

    10 days ago
    RemoteProctor Staffing INC

    2 senior software developers with web application development skills in C#.NET, Azure App Service, Azure Functions, Azure API Management, Cosmos DB and integration with Azure Active Directory B2C.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

     

    • Work in an Agile environment, focusing on sustainable development of high performance scalable, and maintainable enterprise solutions.
    • Participate in design discussions around architecture and business requirements with the Lead Engineer, architects, product owners, and business analysts. Work with a fairly undefined and unbounded problem to produce scalable solutions.
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance to local and offshore teams.
    • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement and development best practices across products, teams, architecture, and implementations.
    • Ensure successful system delivery to the production environment and assist the operations and support team in resolving production issues as necessary.
    • Conduct code reviews to ensure adherence to coding best practices.

     


    Education and/or Experience:

     

    • Significant experience in software development delivering solutions into production and a track record of getting stuff done.
    • Self-motivating, self-directing, a great communicator, and a desire to take personal responsibility to complete tasks and solve problems.
    • Prior enterprise-level development and lifecycle experience. Experienced in working on large enterprise, high-availability, software products before.
    • Strong understanding of the .NET development stack working on the Microsoft Azure, or similar, cloud platform.
    • Strong understanding of modern database technologies. Relational databases, SQL, and NoSQL a plus.
    • Proficient in C# .NET Core
    • Experience developing software in an agile environment and shipping features in a fast-moving, cross-disciplinary team (Product Owners, Designers, Business Analysts, QA, etc.)
    • Experience successfully working remotely and/or with geographically dispersed teams.

     


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

     

    • Ability to remain current on technical updates and apply new knowledge to the job.
    • Strong analytical skills to solve and model complex business requirements.
    • Sound understanding of software development best practices.
    • Ability to collaborate on a cross-disciplinary team with and clearly communicate solutions to both technical and non-technical team members.
    • Must exhibit strong professionalism and be effective working with senior management.
    • Ability to multitask and effectively manage time.
    • Ability to perform tasks and complete projects with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to work on call support including weekends on rotational basis.
    • Ability to provide, as well as receive, feedback collaboratively and in a constructive manner.


    Contract position with very enticing pay per hour.

     

    Software Development Coach

    13 days ago
    $400 - $450/dayRemoteOutside IR35Pertemps TM
    Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in Glasgow to recruit for an experienced Software Development Coach in the Public Sector for an initial 6 month contract with potential extension.

    The role is full time with a day rate of £400 - £450 (Outside IR35)

    Due to current circumstances this role will be based remotely.

    Our client requires an experienced software development and testing coach to design and develop a "grow our own" programme to introduce new graduate junior developers to the organisation and equip them to be productive members of high-performing development teams.

    Main outcomes & objectives
    • Hands-on coaching and support of multiple agile product development teams on modern software development and engineering practices
    • Mentoring and development of individual junior developers
    • Creating workshops to meet the training needs of our product development teams
    • Embedding with product development teams to understand their development practices and to leverage their delivery capability
    • Helping teams assess their current practices and abilities, identifying weak spots and potential improvements
    • Demonstrating development practices that move teams from a development mindset to a DevOps mindset
    • Coaching teams to improve quality and flow of development through better collaboration and engineering disciplines
    • Requirement for software development coaching services
    • Working with other coaches in the organisation to deliver learning where needed
    • Aiding teams' understanding of how to slice work thinly to deliver working code frequently
    • Building and nurturing effective communities of practice
    • Advising and assisting with the recruitment of software developers

    Essential skills & experience
    • Must be passionate about software engineering and developing excellent quality software with other people in a lean/agile environment.
    • Significant and demonstrable commercial experience in the following areas:
    • Significant role in delivering or leading software development
    • Coaching, mentoring and training teams and individuals to improve software development practices, focusing on engineering practices
    • Balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity in role and responsibility
    • Introducing new efficient processes and concepts in a continuously delivering DevOps environment
    • Delivering within Digital First or GDS quality standards
    • Delivering solutions using human-centred, research-driven, inclusive-design practices
    • Incrementally replacing enterprise legacy systems, including corporate finance systems

    Modern software development practices, including:
    • Pair-programming
    • Mobbing
    • TDD & BDD
    • Trunk-based development
    • CI/CD
    • Continuous improvement
    • Monitoring, telemetry, alerting, analytics both in the cloud and on-premise
    • A/B testing and feature toggling
    • Resilience
    • Testing legacy code
    • Refactoring legacy code
    • Story mapping
    • Scrum and Kanban
    • Security and OWASP

    Significant and demonstrable commercial experience with the following technologies:
    • Java 8+
    • Spring boot microservices and REST APIs
    • Event-driven CI/CD pipelines, including Jenkins
    • Testing frameworks, including Cypress
    • Javascript UI frameworks
    • Openshift

    Desirable Commercial experience:
    • AWS, including Lambda, S3, Aurora/Postgres, API Gateway, CDK, CI/CD approaches in a multi-account environment
    • Python 2.7/3.X
    • Typescript
    • Infrastructure as code, including use of Ansible

    Tech Lead (React and React Native)

    6 days ago
    $60 - $77/hourRemoteKin + Carta

    Kin + Carta West, formerly Spire Digital, a subsidiary of Kin + Carta and award-winning 21-year-old custom software development firm in Denver, is seeking a Tech Lead to join on a contractor, full time (40 hours a week). The Tech Lead will manage other developers and teammates to ensure the technical goals of the project are met on behalf of the client. In this role, you’ll be responsible for managing functional requirements, execution, and performance for a core set of features and/or components. This is an opening for a 1099 contract, hourly position.

    We are looking for a Tech Lead who is strong in React and React Native development, and excited about building performant mobile apps on both the iOS and Android platforms. You will be responsible for architecting and building applications, as well as coordinating with the teams responsible for other layers of the product infrastructure. Building a product is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to excellence is required. Additional strengths we are seeking include React.js, Node.js and other backend technologies such as PHP, as well as MongoDB experience. Overall, the Tech Lead owns the architecture and code, and manages the developers.

    On any given day, you will:

  • Attend daily standups (and be prepared to run them when product is unavailable).
  • Own the architecture and code of your project.
  • Build pixel-perfect, buttery smooth UIs across both mobile platforms.
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native.
  • Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes—React Native moves fast and often breaks things.
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Transition existing React web apps to React Native.
  • Build custom software using frontend technologies such as React.js (and/or other javascript frameworks/libraries) as well as the backend using Node.js, PHP, .NET and other technologies that delights clients.
  • Work with CMSs such as WordPress (custom); Drupal, and others.
  • Participate in the occasional sales call to help scope out prospective projects as needed.
  • Provide mentorship to less experienced developers to help them advance their skill set and career path.
  • Oversee one or more developers on project teams; set architecture, do PR reviews on all code.
  • Manage DevOps needs and tickets.
  • Provide input on aligning priorities/roadmap with technical order of events.
  • Ensure all tickets have implementation notes for developers.
  • Review the Jira board and keep developers on task.
  • Review Jira tickets' acceptance criteria before assigning to devs, works out any discrepancies with Product Owner.
  • Collaborate with Product Owner on ticket level roadmap from a technical sequencing perspective.
  • Take direction from Practice Lead.
  • Manage developers.
  • Onboard developers.
  • Coordinate with QA on issues found & determine which issues must be fixed and which can be punted to later.
  • Maintain confluence.
  • Skills You Bring:

  • Firm grasp of the JavaScript {{and TypeScript or ClojureScript}} language and its nuances, including ES6+ syntax.
  • Knowledge of {{functional or object-oriented}} programming.
  • Ability to write well-documented, clean Javascript code.
  • Rock solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts.
  • Familiarity with native build tools, like XCode, Gradle {{Android Studio, IntelliJ}}.
  • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage.
  • Experience with automated testing suites, like {{Jest or Mocha}}.
  • Proficient in coding with React.js, with experience using other frontend technologies like Angular 2+ and Vue.js.
  • Proficient in coding with Node.js.
  • Proficient with MongoDB (other databases are great additions).
  • Firm grasp on CMSs such as WordPress and Drupal.
  • Nice to have: Angular.js, Vue.js, PHP, .NET.
  • An excitement to learn new things.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement.
  • An openness to deliver and receive feedback. 
  • A Computer Science Degree is great but not required.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must reside in the state of Colorado, although this job is fully remote. 
  • Payment Info:

  • This is a contracting role (W2 contracting with benefits or 1099) position offers between $60-77/hr DOE.