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Data Scientist/ Machine Learning Consultant (Entry Level)

3 days ago
Herndon, VA 20170Numerodata LLC

Job Summary
Required Skills:

- Ideal candidate should have a degree in a quantitative field (e.g., mathematics, computer science, physics, economics, engineering, statistics, operations research, quantitative social science, etc.).
- Basic Knowledge on software development principles and architecture.
- Good analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Ability to break down and understand complex business problems, define a solution and implement it using advanced quantitative methods.
- Familiarity with programming for data analysis; ideally Python, SQL, or R.
- Solid oral and written communication skills, especially around analytical concepts and methods.
- Great work ethic and intellectual curiosity.
- Knowledge of Cloud technologies such as AWS or Google Cloud.
- Knowledge of any relational database such as My SQL.
- Must be a team player with excellent communication and problem-solving skills and have experience working with customers across teams.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

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Experienced Front-End Developer in JavaScript (Remote)

4 days ago
RemoteStack Builders

Stack Builders is an innovative consultancy that delivers high-quality software. We work on interesting projects in a diverse, dynamic and passionate environment with a great company culture. Our organization values intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, and great programming abilities.

On this project, you will be designing and maintaining the website for one of the top companies in the world in cloud communications. This company allows software developers to use their APIs to automate the delivery of SMS and voice calls, and build dynamic messaging applications using their services.

You will be working alongside the branding team to further position their products. If you love translating beautiful designs into interactive websites, while striving for pixel-perfect user interfaces, this is the right job for you!

Requirements

  • Work proactively with designers and other web developers to ensure the product requirements translate into scalable web pages.
  • Strong proficiency in frontend Javascript development using the best practices in the industry. It would be great if you also have experience using React.
  • Have a consultant mindset to provide excellent problem-solving solutions to the team and the client.
  • Possess a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Have strong written and spoken English skills.
  • Have a commitment of 40 hours per week.


Some additional skills that would be nice to have are:

  • Experience with a backend development language such as PHP or Python.
  • Experience with Sketch, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies.


To assess your code quality, please submit the link of your GitHub page or something similar. We will be looking for clean, well-structured code, as well as automated tests.

If you are living in Ecuador, please apply through our portal for any in-house full-time employee positions that may be available. This position is not open to agencies or consulting firms.
Stack Builders is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or pregnancy.

You can learn more about us visiting https://www.stackbuilders.com/ or take a look at our blog posts and tutorials to see some contributions from our team members.

Benefits

  • We have a strong learning-oriented culture, with constant team communication and feedback.
  • We have regular pairing sessions with other team members.
  • Challenging and fun projects with cutting-edge technologies.
  • Opportunities to company-sponsored for international conferences participation and tech talks.
  • Exceptionally talented and passionate coworkers.

SharePoint Developer

6 days ago
$55 - $70/hour (Estimated)Chantilly, VAIStream Solutions

Job Description

Job Title : SharePoint Developer

Digital Experience & SharePoint Migration Specialist Experience: (We need expert level knowledge)

  • Proficient in SharePoint 2013, Office 365 and C# .NET.
  • Proficient in SharePoint UI/UX development using JavaScript, JQuery, CSS, React Native and SP Client Object Model.
  • Expertise in using Sharegate for migrations.
  • Experience of working on Modern UI of SharePoint Online.
  • Proficient in SharePoint development using App Model, OAuth, OData, REST, and JSON best-practices
  • Strong leadership, communication (verbal and written), analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of SharePoint Search - setup, configuration, tuning, API"s and Service Applications
  • Experience and knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques
  • Experience using the SharePoint 2013, Office 365 frameworks as an application development platform
  • Very good understanding of SharePoint API's and architecture
  • Experience with upgrading SharePoint (Sharegate) and the migration of SharePoint content Broad understanding of SharePoint including document management and records management and ability to communicate the benefits of those features to business decision makers.

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • SharePoint: 1 year (Preferred)

Junior Penetration Tester (Remote)

6 days ago
RemoteBlack Knight
Position: Junior Penetration Tester (Remote)

Job Description:

Please Note: Due to government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens may be considered for this position.

Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.

JOB FAMILY DESCRIPTION

Responsible for protecting the company from dynamic and evolving threats by coordinating and performing penetration tests. Monitors and researches emerging and advanced information security threats, as well as assesses customer data, investigating repeating trends, attacks, malicious intellectual properties, and other abnormalities. Minimizes data exposure risks by meeting all company and regulatory requirements while developing and implementing business solutions.

This position is remote / telecommute eligible. If located in Jacksonville, FL some onsite will be required.

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate Penetration testing with 3rd party vendors to prevent possible incidents that target the company and pose an imminent risk to the company, its employees and customers.
  • Plans, directs and facilitates response and recovery activities in response to a threat in software applications.
  • Provides consulting services with software development teams on code vulnerabilities and completes interpretations of the risk to the company and clients.
  • Conducts scan reviews and provides recommendations to management regarding filters, blocking, vulnerability remediation, etc.
  • Researches hackers and hacker techniques and provides detailed briefings and intelligence reports to management.
  • Conducts analysis of intelligence data as it pertains to the application security of the Client. Collaborates with intrusion analysts to identify, report on, and coordinate remediation of threats to the company and its clients.
  • Conducts Security vulnerability assessments of Web, Desktop Applications, and Web Services. Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL GUIDELINES

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.

Professional certification such as CISSP, GXPN, GWAPT, GPEN, GWEB, GSSP, OSCP, or CEH is a plus.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Experience with Penetration Testing tools such as Burp Suite, Kali Linux, etc. preferred
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Selenium (Add-On), SQL syntax, Powershell, etc. preferred
  • Knowledge of common application vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10) a plus
  • Experience with either Java and/or .NET (C#) development languages and code preferred
  • ability to evaluate information security risk implications
  • Knowledge of hacker methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities and key indicators of attacks and exploits
  • Knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks
  • Experience working with a diverse range of data sources/streams and managing these effectively
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills with proficiency in project management
  • Strong understanding of developing and deploying analytical tools and technologies to cybersecurity challenges
  • Ability to apply formal intelligence analysis methods, develop hypothesis, prove/disprove relationships, defend the analysis, and apply attribution to cyber threat activity
  • Knowledge of computer network defense operations (e.g., proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, open source information collection, etc.)
  • Ability to develop partnership-oriented relationships with business executives and functional leaders
  • Strong background in security operations, process, solutions and technologies
  • Strong understanding of policy, compliance, and best practice security principles
  • Working knowledge of Linux, Windows, and / or Network Operating Systems
  • Experience with current cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks
  • Experience with enterprise risk assessment methodologies
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with focus on timeliness, documentation, and communications with peers and business users alike
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels within Black Knight or outside the organization (executives, regulators, clients, etc.)
  • Results oriented, business focused, and successful at interfacing across multiple organizational units

Threat Intelligence Analyst I

Entry-level role into the job family. Works under general direction or on IT security projects as a project team member. Works on simple to moderately complex security issues or projects that require basic to increased skill in one (1) or more IT functional areas. Requires general understanding of security issues, techniques, and implications across at least one (1) computer platform. Must have general knowledge in networking, databases, systems, and/or Web operations. Typically requires up to three (3) or more years of combined IT and security work experience with extensive exposure conducting network security vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, or other related experience using advanced networking tools and security solutions OR shows adequate non-traditional experience in international or collegiate hacker competitions, bug bounty programs, participation in the security research community, cyber security military training, or ethical hacking internship programs.

Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our employees’ diversity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight’s commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day.

Location: Remote

Time Type: Full time

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Junior Penetration Tester (Remote)

6 days ago
RemoteBlack Knight Financial Services
Position: Junior Penetration Tester (Remote)

Job Description:

Please Note: Due to government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens may be considered for this position.

Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.

JOB FAMILY DESCRIPTION

Responsible for protecting the company from dynamic and evolving threats by coordinating and performing penetration tests. Monitors and researches emerging and advanced information security threats, as well as assesses customer data, investigating repeating trends, attacks, malicious intellectual properties, and other abnormalities. Minimizes data exposure risks by meeting all company and regulatory requirements while developing and implementing business solutions.

This position is remote / telecommute eligible. If located in Jacksonville, FL some onsite will be required.

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate Penetration testing with 3rd party vendors to prevent possible incidents that target the company and pose an imminent risk to the company, its employees and customers.
  • Plans, directs and facilitates response and recovery activities in response to a threat in software applications.
  • Provides consulting services with software development teams on code vulnerabilities and completes interpretations of the risk to the company and clients.
  • Conducts scan reviews and provides recommendations to management regarding filters, blocking, vulnerability remediation, etc.
  • Researches hackers and hacker techniques and provides detailed briefings and intelligence reports to management.
  • Conducts analysis of intelligence data as it pertains to the application security of the Client. Collaborates with intrusion analysts to identify, report on, and coordinate remediation of threats to the company and its clients.
  • Conducts Security vulnerability assessments of Web, Desktop Applications, and Web Services. Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL GUIDELINES

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.

Professional certification such as CISSP, GXPN, GWAPT, GPEN, GWEB, GSSP, OSCP, or CEH is a plus.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Experience with Penetration Testing tools such as Burp Suite, Kali Linux, etc. preferred
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Selenium (Add-On), SQL syntax, Powershell, etc. preferred
  • Knowledge of common application vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10) a plus
  • Experience with either Java and/or .NET (C#) development languages and code preferred
  • ability to evaluate information security risk implications
  • Knowledge of hacker methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities and key indicators of attacks and exploits
  • Knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks
  • Experience working with a diverse range of data sources/streams and managing these effectively
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills with proficiency in project management
  • Strong understanding of developing and deploying analytical tools and technologies to cybersecurity challenges
  • Ability to apply formal intelligence analysis methods, develop hypothesis, prove/disprove relationships, defend the analysis, and apply attribution to cyber threat activity
  • Knowledge of computer network defense operations (e.g., proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, open source information collection, etc.)
  • Ability to develop partnership-oriented relationships with business executives and functional leaders
  • Strong background in security operations, process, solutions and technologies
  • Strong understanding of policy, compliance, and best practice security principles
  • Working knowledge of Linux, Windows, and / or Network Operating Systems
  • Experience with current cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks
  • Experience with enterprise risk assessment methodologies
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with focus on timeliness, documentation, and communications with peers and business users alike
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels within Black Knight or outside the organization (executives, regulators, clients, etc.)
  • Results oriented, business focused, and successful at interfacing across multiple organizational units

Threat Intelligence Analyst I

Entry-level role into the job family. Works under general direction or on IT security projects as a project team member. Works on simple to moderately complex security issues or projects that require basic to increased skill in one (1) or more IT functional areas. Requires general understanding of security issues, techniques, and implications across at least one (1) computer platform. Must have general knowledge in networking, databases, systems, and/or Web operations. Typically requires up to three (3) or more years of combined IT and security work experience with extensive exposure conducting network security vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, or other related experience using advanced networking tools and security solutions OR shows adequate non-traditional experience in international or collegiate hacker competitions, bug bounty programs, participation in the security research community, cyber security military training, or ethical hacking internship programs.

Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our employees’ diversity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight’s commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day.

Location: Remote

Time Type: Full time

Sr.Salesforce Developer

9 days ago
$75 - $90/hour (Estimated)Reston, VADAtec

Looking for a Sr. Salesforce for our Sunnyvale, CA location.

Responsibilities:

· Collaborate with product management, fellow technologists and Tech Lead to design, develop and deliver frictionless multi-channel experiences

· Provide technical guidance and be a technical mentor to SCRUM team. Self-managing to come up with pre-sprint technical design and grooming activities

· Drive user story analysis, elaboration and design. Thrives to ensure code quality is high with supporting unit test and automation

· Drives low-level design and contributes to high-level architecture. Champion modular design, reuse, separation of concern, high cohesion and loose coupling

· Ensure developed solutions remain compliant with all applicable Prudential standards

· Stay abreast of emerging technologies and how they can be applied to Prudential

· Enable change, help accelerate innovation and ensure customer delight

· Drive software development activities to meet schedules and timelines

· Research problems discovered by QA or product support and develop solutions to the problems

· Conduct unit testing and integration testing for functionality

· Ensure that software standards and quality targets are met via mandatory code reviews

Requirement:

· Experience developing mission critical applications in agile environment

· Possess excellent software architecture, design and problem-solving skills

· Ability to work effectively with fellow engineers, cross-functional teams and business partners to develop high-quality applications

· 3+ years of experience with agile development methodologies and TDD

· 5+ years of experience working in salesforce.com with full lifecycle implementations

· 5+ years of experience with integrations third party applications

· 2+ years of experience with sales cloud implementation

· 2+ years of experience with Lightning UI

· 3+ years of experience in building custom applications using APEX, Lightning and UI related coding technologies

· 3+ years of experience with source driven development using GIT, ANT & IDE like IntelliJ or VS Code

· 1+ year of experience on Einstein Analytics

· 1+ year of experience on Communities (Partner community is preferred)

· 3+ years of experience on building mobile responsive custom lightning component

· 2+ years of experience on Internationalization

· Knowledge of DevOps tools such as CodeDeploy, Artifactory, SonarQube, Selenium, Jenkins, Ansible is highly desirable

· Familiarity with security concepts (authentication, authorization, encryption, digital signature), SSL, web service proxies, firewall, SAML 2.0, OpenId Connect, OAuth 2.0)

Job Type: Contract

Cloud Software Engineer

12 days ago
Reston, VAKMM Technologies
Overview
Role : Cloud Software Engineer
Location: Reston, VA
Mode: Contract to Hire (USCs or GCs)
JOB DESCRIPTION
Team: Item Cloud Digital Transformation, Data Science (small, successful team of 7 that handles innovative projects/proto-types; many of the projects are "from scratch" so ideas are welcomed and opportunity to make an impact)

The Developer will be responsible for building software products and data pipelines, using an array of diverse technologies, including Node.js, React.js, and AWS. This position will work on a small team solving high-priority challenges relating to educational content development.

What you'll do
  • Build database-driven web apps from scratch to deployment
  • Play supporting role in understanding business needs in context, from user perspective
  • Support user-driven design of data models, APIs and interfaces
  • Support and maintain apps in production on the AWS cloud
  • Follow best practices around version control, testing, and automated build processes
About you
  • BA/BS required (major in an analytical field desired)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with full stack development
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with JavaScript, which ideally includes React.js and Node.js
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with AWS, particularly Lambda, CloudFormation, ECS, EC2, IAM, RDS, and Cognito
  • Fluency with CI/CD toolsets such as AWS Pipeline, AWS CodeBuild, CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, CloudFormation, BitBucket, or Artifactory
  • Working knowledge of AWS Serverless architecture
  • Ability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies as required
  • Excellent communicator with practical decision-making skills;
  • Believer in consistent and thorough documentation
More about you
  • Strong analytical thinking and structured problem-solving ability
  • Experience using libraries and frameworks where it makes sense, while still understanding how each line in your code base works
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ethos of continuous improvement and interest in learning new things
  • Strong ability to understand and internalize the big-picture and broader implications
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skill with the ability to work with a diverse set of colleagues, across functions, from different organizations, disciplines, etc.
  • Self-starter, ability to set priorities, work independently and attain goals
Thanks & Regards
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Laxman Kumar
Talent Acquisition
KMM Technologies, Inc.
CMMI Level 2 and ISO 9001:2008 Certified
WOSB, SBA 8(A), NMSDC & VA SWaM Certified
Contract Vehicles: GSA Schedule 70 & SeaPort-e Prime
Tel: 240-800-0039 | Fax: (866) 856 3684
E-MAIL: laxman@kmmtechnologies.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/laxman-m-841970aa
www.kmmtechnologies.com

Software Engineer

17 days ago
Leesburg, VAZaius
Who We Are:

Zaius is the only CRM built for the scale and velocity of business-to-consumer (B2C) marketers. At Zaius, our mission is to empower B2C marketers to be independent, efficient, and creative and most importantly, to drive more revenue. Zaius’ B2C CRM eliminates the gap by bringing customer data and campaign execution together in a single platform, empowering marketers to engineer the repeat purchase.

Technologies We Use:

Java, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Swift, Objective C- JavaScript, Typescript, React, Redux, Mobx, Webpack- Kafka, Apache Storm, Spring Boot, Cassandra, Snowflake, Redis- Docker, AWS, Kubernetes

Who you are:

You’re eager to learn new technologies and languages You’re passionate about working with others a team to pursue challenging problems. You’re comfortable building user interfaces, APIs, and microservices based on mocks and technical specifications. You’re opinionated about what makes quality code and maintainable solutions. Finally, you enjoy problem-solving and translating user stories into product features.

Responsibilities:

  • Work hard and have fun building a customer-facing SaaS product for our customers
  • Work on a dynamic agile development team alongside other strong full-stack engineers
  • Solve complex problems using modern technologies by building APIs, user interfaces, microservices, and service-oriented architectures
  • Learn and share new technologies and best practices with other experienced engineers

Qualifications:

  • Full-stack experience building consumer-facing applications
  • 4+ years experience with object-oriented languages
  • Experience building user interfaces or products from high-fidelity designs and technical specifications
  • Comfortable engaging in product architecture discussions

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive healthcare package including medical, vision, and dental
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks
Zaius is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Full Stack Developer Needed

25 days ago
$55 - $70/hour (Estimated)RemoteCRE Collaborative

Software Developer (Full-stack) Remote Ok.

The software developer plays a key role in the researching, architecting, designing, implementing, testing and maintaining of software systems. Responsible for writing architecture and design documentations and coding individual programs or providing an entirely new software resource.

Who are we:

CRECO.ai is a 2.0 Technology Market Network connecting the Commercial Real Estate industry through our “Search One & Done for the Commercial Real Estate Industry platform.” 1.0 technology represents siloed platforms that feature tools that didn’t solve the issues concerning the industry. Tools that in addition, did not communicate with one another and seemed to complicate rather simplify. Our platform aggregates real estate data & technology in one place using a simple interface built to save time and money. Users pick and choose the tools they want. We're the only platform providing transparency between the silos of data and technology through a search engine style integrated portal. Commonly referred to as the Amazon Web Services of Commercial Real Estate meets Kayak. We provide a universal hub, connecting disparate technologies, aggregating industry data and connecting real estate professionals to one another.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, ability and performance. We welcome all inquiries and celebrate diversity in our workplace.

Who are you:

You are motivated to apply modern development principles to new and existing solutions. You thrive in a fast-paced problem-solving environment where you react to changing needs quickly.

Your resilient work attitude and team player approach helps everyone achieve their best results and results in satisfied customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop in all parts of the stack database, backend, REST endpoints and all the way up to front end code
  • Design, develop, document, test and deploy products and solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Assure quality and organizational stability through implementation of development standards and tools.
  • Design and recommend new solutions.
  • Maintenance, support and adding new features to existing products
  • Work with trainers and technical writers to develop user support materials.
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment.
  • Build internal and external relationships through exceptional problem solving, ownership and follow-through. Work directly with internal/external parties.

Qualifications:

  • Strong programming skills in python using django and flask frameworks
  • Solid, diverse work experience in application development
  • Sound object oriented programming skills
  • Experience with web-based technologies such as Angular or React
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MySql, or PostreSql and NoSQL databases such as redis or mongodb
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Past experience working with unit testing frameworks and mocking mechanisms testing the frontend as well as the backend.
  • Test Driven Development experience is a plus
  • Cloud technologies like AWS is a plus

The Software Developer should have experience in all software development stages including architecting, designing, planning and hands on development. It would be an asset to have knowledge and understanding of property and commercial real estate transactions and some exposure with real estate investment practices.

An educational background that includes a professional designation with a relevant discipline (i.e. computer science, software engineering or information technology, etc.) is preferred.

As CRECo.ai is a small company, each developer is required to participate in all aspects of product maintenance and development.

Job Types: Full-time, Internship, Contract, Commission

Experience:

  • java: 1 year (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • Remote/Work from home
  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Senior Technical Engineer Technical Operations Scoring and D...

27 days ago
Reston, VAKMM Technologies
Overview
Job Title : Senior Technical Engineer - Technical Operations – Scoring and Digital
Job Location : Reston VA
Job Duration : Long Term Contract

POSITION SUMMARY
Technical Operations is a shared service within Data Engineering is responsible for ensuring that the technical, data, and processing needs of the business operations are met through the efficient operation, availability, and maintenance of the data processing systems that support the SAT, PSAT/PN, AP, CLEP and other College Board programs, products, and services.
The Technical Operations group of the College Board seeks s Sr. Technical Engineer with strong technical skills to work closely with Data Engineering staff; key business stakeholders, and Information Technology (IT) staff to support continuous business operations. The Sr. Technical Engineer is accountable for making certain that day-to-day business operations for the College Board programs and products are adequately supported from a production and technical support standpoint and operate in a high quality, and highly reliable manner.
The Sr. Technical Engineer will need to solve complex data and system related problems using a variety of technical and analytical skills and be able to document and standardize the processes for solving those problems. A successful candidate will be able to generate efficiencies and mitigate risk within the data engineering group, through sound technical analysis, and will generate value for the business by providing solutions to their business problems.
The Sr. Technical Engineer should be able to adapt and develop the technical expertise under the DevOps model, using Amazon Web Services and continuous delivery systems and services. The Sr. Technical Engineer will work with numerous development teams and assist with development of tools, applications, and/or services that are needed to facilitate both new and existing processes.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensure assigned operations incidents and problems are identified, reported, tracked, and resolved.
  • Ensure incidents are regularly monitored, resolved, and prioritized for future releases.
  • Support ad-hoc data requests and extracts within the existing data governance guidelines and security policies and best practices.
  • Develop and implement solutions, based on that set of standards, patterns and processes.
  • Developing full stack AWS Cloud solutions and continuous delivery frameworks that improve the ability of the CB IT delivery teams to efficiently deliver solutions with quality.
  • Write complex code, building infrastructure as code, work with immutable “cloud” based environments, and build the supporting automated toolsets to test and deploy the systems they develop.
  • The candidate will also take responsibility for creating design specifications, unit testing, and preparing technical documentation
  • Share responsibility for ensuring operations teams have the procedures and methods in place to obtain technical support from internal and external IT groups, whether related to software malfunction, systems downtime, data integrity, or infrastructure failure and share information with customers and cross-functional team members.
  • Provide insight, feedback, and technical expertise to cross-functional groups for pilots, studies, and other new initiatives within the organization.
  • Support and assist with the development of technical and repeatable solutions in order to ensure the Production environment is both stable and data quality standards are met.
  • Systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud based environment
  • Manage incidents that occur in the production systems. This includes communications, triage and tier 1 or tier 2 support, resolution of issues as feasible (including creation of scripts and/or analyzing logs), engaging IT for issues related to the code, tracking of incidents, and coordination with vendor (s) in resolution.
  • Monitor, measure, and report on the quality of the data within numerous systems.
  • Create, modify, and maintain quality checks performed against data within the system, both within the database and applicable output files.
  • Analyze impact of new process changes; assess gaps in existing operational processes.
  • Support peak periods by assisting the team during high-volume or peak processing dates and windows. Work with IT to ensure that all tools developed by operations are in compliance with their requirements and adhere to established College Board specifications and specifications of vendors and partners.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering or related analytical or technical field is required.
  • 7+ years of experience in software systems, programming, database development, and infrastructure development and administration
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and mentoring technical staff in the development and usage of cloud technology and solutions
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience with full stack development.
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience with AWS cloud supported programming languages like Java, Node JS, React JS, Angular JS or Python development.
  • 2+ years hands-on with AWS Lambda, SNS/SQS, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, EC2, RDS and DynamoDB, AWS CLI
  • Ability to use or learn: KMS, ALB/ELB, Route 53, VPC
  • Fluency with CI/CD toolsets such as: Jenkins, Ansible, CloudFormation, BitBucket
  • Working knowledge of AWS Serverless architecture
  • Working knowledge of distributed architectural design patterns
  • Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation or similar scripting techniques
  • Familiarity with monitoring tool suites like DataDog, SumoLogic, NewRelic, and Nagios
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments
  • Strong practical Linux based systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud based environment
  • Related Skills & Other Requirements:
  • Strong ability to explain advanced data concepts to database developers and architects, non-technical end users, and business users.
  • Experience with Oracle Databases, Dynamo DB, Dataflux and/or Cognos BI tools is preferred.
  • Expertise in understanding and writing SQL and stored procedures.
  • Knowledgeable and Proficient with AWS and/or other Cloud-Based Technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated high competency in balancing multiple projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in process analysis and documentation.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Understanding of various issues tracking/resolution, scope estimation and scope management processes.
  • Working knowledge of DBMS client software (MS SQL, Oracle, and MySQL) is required.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) is required.
  • Knowledge of Appian, C#, java, xml, Informatica ETL or UNIX is preferred.

Thanks & Regards...

Appadwedula Sandeep
Talent Acquisition Specialist
KMM Technologies, Inc.
ISO 9001:2008, WOSB, SBA 8(A), NMSDC & VA SWaM Certified
Tel: (240) 800 0032 | Fax: (866) 856 3684
Sandeep@kmmtechnologies.com
www.kmmtechnologies.com

Manual QA Tester, Contract (Outward, Inc.)

1 month ago
$50 - $60/hour (Estimated)RemoteWilliams-Sonoma, Inc.

Location: San Jose, CA

Terms:

  • 3- 6-month contract on a W2 (Non-exempt); Conversion will be considered after 3-6-months
  • This position Will Not offer Visa Sponsorship, remote work, or relocation assistance

About Outward, Inc.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (www.outwardinc.com)

At Outward, Inc., our vision is to "lower the friction" with regards to all aspects of the customer shopping journey for our retail customers globally. We do this by offering cutting-edge technology solutions that enable new and intuitive experiences and top-notch product visualizations. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D, AR/ VR, and web technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver best-in-class experiences.


Overview & Responsibilities:

We are currently looking for a Junior Manual QA Tester (Contractor) that will maintain quality standards and attain new heights in terms of efficiency and performance as we continue to grow our business. This is a 3-6-month contract on a W2 (Non-exempt).

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Execute functional and regression tests across multiple platforms
  • Test current products and verify bug fixes
  • Identify, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Work with cross-functional teams to collaborate and ensure quality throughout the development lifecycle

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Associates Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 6-months to 1.5-years of professional Software QA experience
  • Prior experience working for a technology-based startup is a plus!
  • An understanding of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • The ability to write concise, descriptive and easy to understand bug reports
  • Shows initiative and drives topics to resolution with a high level of quality, speed, reliability, and efficiency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, manage time, meet deadlines, and prioritize effectively.
  • High attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with databases, writing SQL queries is a plus!

Hours & Additional Information:

  • Monday - Friday; 40 hours per week max
  • Work hours: anytime between 8 AM - 6 PM (1-hour unpaid lunch break); 8 paid working hours max per day
  • Overtime must be approved by an immediate supervisor in advance
  • Estimated Start Date: Between May 30 - June 17, 2019

Benefits & Perks:

  • Company-Sponsored Team Events & Staff Parties
  • Recently Relocated Headquarters, Great for Commuters!
  • Twice Weekly Catered Lunch
  • Dog-friendly, bring your furry pal with you to work

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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Entry Level Java Developer

1 month ago
Chantilly, VA 20151USM Business Systems

Summary:
USM is hiring 40+ entry level Java programmers to work on a variety of internal and customer projects. If selected, you will be provided training by a USM trainer, which will include several live and lab projects; upon successful completion of this training, you will get to work on several of our internal and customer projects, building modern Java applications and have an opportunity to learn AI and machine learning skills.

Required:

  • Must have completed Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 0-1 years’ prior work experience preferred
  • Strong academic background in programming required
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, self-learner, and technically inquisitive
  • Knowledge of Java, J2EE, backend development, Spring, MVC and Web development desirable
  • Knowledge of other contemporary Java technologies (e.g. JBoss, jBPM, Quartz, etc.) desirable
  • Exposure to JavaScript and API development desirable
  • Willing to relocate anywhere in the US
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis (including ability to secure US government security clearance, if needed, without any sponsorship)

Sr. Digital Library Systems Developer

1 month ago
RemoteUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Under the general direction of the Library Information Technology Strategist, and operating in a large, complex, and heterogeneous computing environment, serves as an expert on digital library systems development. Acts as a technical leader to UCSB library developers and UC system-wide collaborators, with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in library software development. Problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. Manages programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources, functioning with a high degree of autonomy. Applies advanced software concepts and objectives to medium to large projects of broad scope, complexity, and impact. Regularly resolves highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Selects tools, method, techniques, and evaluation criteria to obtain results.

Responsible for creating technical designs and architecture for UCSB Library, determining solutions for an implementation team throughout the development cycle. Works in a highly collaborative, cross-functional agile team and takes ownership of architectural decisions and technical debt on various software components. Participates in development and implementation of the product solutions, and is responsible for code reviews and ensuring technical quality of the product deliverables.

Minimum Requirements

At least 3 years' experience in architecting software solutions for a relevant technology, or implementing AWS solutions.

Strong conceptual knowledge of broad Cloud capabilities and hands on experience with one or more cloud technology platforms (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud).

Advanced understanding of IT services and IT service delivery models.

Advanced knowledge of software, database, infrastructure or other IT functions.

Advanced skills in web software, web software language and object oriented software concepts.

Advanced knowledge relating to the design and development of library software.

Ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions.

Knowledge of network protocols and how they are used on a large network; advanced knowledge of data storage, processing analysis, and visualization technologies and how they are used in administrative and/or academic endeavors at a large, top-tier research university.

Advanced understanding of and significant experience with key modeling and description languages used to map complex business processes to architectural components, develop common data resource architectures, and create reference frameworks.

Significant experience with the integration of complex, diverse, internally and externally developed implementations of business functions to build scalable systems.

Strong leadership skills. Exceptional cross-functional team collaboration skills. Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.

Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization.

Demonstrated ability to write technical documents with attention to fine detail.

Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Demonstrated problem solving skills.

Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines.

Desirable Requirements

Certified AWS Solutions Architect.

Degree in the field of library science, computer science, management information systems, or business administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Conditions of Employment
A little help? Go to Driver's License Requirements or Background Check Guidelines

Satisfactory criminal history background check

Other Special Conditions of Employment

Position approved for remote work. Some travel required.

Other Recruitment Notes

Optional Applicant Documents

Other Document (1)
Other Document (2)

Required Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter

Job Description

FLSA Exemption Status
A little help? Go to Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees

Exempt

CBU (Collective Bargaining Unit)

99 - Non-Represented (PPSM)

ERC (Employee Relations Code)

E

Grade Type

MSP

Grade Type

Information Technology

Grade Type

IT Architecture

Grade Type

Advanced

Grade Type

P4

Grade

25

End Date for Other Appointment Type (e.g., Contract or 18-month Career)

Provision Number

Type of Supervision Received
A little help? Go to Degree of Supervision

General direction

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Requirements:
  • Strong conceptual knowledge of broad Cloud capabilities and hands on experience with one or more cloud technology platforms (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Significant years of experience in architecting software solutions for a relevant technology or implementing AWS solutions.
  • Advanced understanding of IT services and IT service delivery models.
  • Advanced knowledge of software, database, infrastructure or other IT functions.
  • Advanced skills in web software, web software language and object oriented software concepts.
  • Advanced knowledge relating to the design and development of library software. -Ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions.
  • Knowledge of network protocols and how they are used on a large (campus / medical center / OP-wide, institution-wide or beyond) network. Requires advanced knowledge of data storage, processing analysis and visualization technologies and how they are used in administrative and / or academic endeavors at a large, top-tier research university or medical center. -Advanced understanding of and significant experience with key modeling and description languages used to map complex business processes to architectural components, develop common data resource architectures, and create reference frameworks. -Significant experience with the integration of complex, diverse, internally and externally developed implementations of business functions to build scalable systems.
  • Strong leadership skills. Exceptional cross-functional team collaboration skills. Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to write technical documents with attention to fine detail.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem solving skills.
  • Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect
  • College diploma or equivalent experience in the field of library science, computer science, management information systems or business administration.
Physical Requirements
Continuously=Activity occurs > 66%
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66%
Occasionally=Activity occurs < 33%
Not Applicable=Activity does not exist

Stand

FREQ.

Walk

FREQ.

Sit

FREQ.

Bend

OCCAS.

Crouch/Squat

OCCAS.

Kneel/Crawl

N/A

Climb

OCCAS.

Reach above shoulder level

OCCAS.

Use keyboard/mouse

FREQ.

Hand Activities: Fine dexterity

OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Hand twisting

OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Simple grasping

OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Power grasping

N/A

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

N/A

Lifting Activities: Light lifting (< 20 lbs)

OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs)

OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Heavy lifting (>50 lbs)

N/A

Push/Pull Activities: Light pushing/pulling (< 20 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Moderate pushing/pulling (20-50 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Heavy pushing/pulling (>50 lbs of force)

N/A

Mental Requirements

Read/Comprehend

FREQ.

Write

FREQ.

Perform Calculations

OCCAS.

Communicate Orally

FREQ.

Reason and Analyze

FREQ.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

N/A

Environmental Requirements

Is exposed to excessive noise

OCCAS.

Is around moving machinery

OCCAS.

Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity

OCCAS.

Is exposed to dust

OCCAS.

Is exposed to fumes

N/A

Is exposed to gases

N/A

Is exposed to radiation

N/A

Is exposed to microwave

OCCAS.

Drives motorized equipment

OCCAS.

Works in confined quarters

OCCAS.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

N/A

Job Duties

Total Percentage of Duties: 100

3
Records

Order of
Imp

Essen
Duty

%

Freq.

Function

Duties

1

Yes

65

Daily

Architecture Project Management

Applies advanced IT architecture concepts to function as the highest level technical expert within multiple specialty areas including database architecture, client/server system and infrastructure design and development, system architecture for new or existing complex library systems, software service delivery infrastructure (SOA), and software development methodology.

Conceptualizes, plans, designs, develops, modifies, and debugs complex application components.

Leads and provides technical guidance to a large development team in the design of highly complex systems.

Works with full-stack team to define and implement logical and physical architecture.

Works collaboratively with library, campus and UC system-wide project, and other Solutions Architect peers to develop and deploy digital library solutions.

Collaborates with Product Owners and Enterprise Architects to understand requirements for architecture.

Collaborates with service delivery teams to ensure services are delivered as specified in the statements of work and as required to meet stakeholder's outcome objectives.

Collaborates with cross-functional roles to communicate and align development efforts with Architecture Roadmap.

Specifies deliverables and timeline for implementing projects by writing the statements of work (SOW) for the project, application or service(s).

Uses a Scrum-like (Agile) methodology in working with project and product managers to adjust project scope when needed, evaluating resource needs to achieve successful implementation of features as specified.

Provides development and implementation for architecture design concepts.

Provides guidance and helps implement industry standards and best practices.

Documents the architecture (both up-front design and post-release as-built).

Defines domain boundaries, API functionality, and data structure to promote clean separation of responsibility in SOA / micro services environment.

Promotes improvements in DevOps, including version control, continuous integration, project build and test automation, to maximize developer efficiency.

Develops technical requirements and assesses suitable solutions to varied workflow needs.

Architects solutions in Amazon Web Services (AWS) that meet specified performance and security expectations. Builds detailed cost models for the solution, including one-time costs for professional services and ongoing costs for AWS Service consumption and Digital Library's managed services.

Assists stakeholders with developing a cloud strategy that meets their requirements.

Prepares and obtains approval for system and programming documentation. Initiates and oversees changes in development, maintenance, and system standards.

Establishes the technical requirements for complex software specifications.

Follows established campus and departmental policies and procedures.

2

Yes

30

Daily

Application Development

Functions as the highest level technical expert on application development with Ruby on Rails. Leads other Rails developers in agile test-driven development.

Specifies, develops, and executes complex test plans. Designs, implements, and deploys continuous integration solutions that optimize the quality of library products.

Develops conversion and system implementation plans.

Performs or directs highly complex data modeling, performance, and integration testing, and builds interfaces.

Employing established source code control techniques and configuration management design, initiates, designs, develops, and deploys large repository systems.

Helps break down, estimate, and provide just-in-time design for small increments of work.

Helps identify coding patterns and anti-patterns, and enforces implementation of patterns through code reviews. Applies best practices and design patterns when writing code.

Performs root cause analysis, technology evaluation, and design spikes to define architecture supporting high-quality resilient software.

Sets up development, QA practices, and production application instances on UNIX/Linux servers.

Configures Apache, Tomcat, Passenger, Nginx and works with Ruby on Rails, Rake, RPec, SQL design databases, RESTful web services design, JSON, HTML5, JavaScript, and related frameworks in a test-driven development environment.

3

Yes

5

Weekly

Miscellaneous

Enforces project plans.

Mentors junior engineers, participating in peer code reviews and occasional pair programming.

Performs highly complex feasibility analysis on potential future projects and presents findings to library administration.

Takes part in departmental planning meetings.

Contributes to library and campus committees, as appropriate.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Senior UI Engineer

1 month ago
Reston, VArjoseph@westmillit.com

***Applicant MUST be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder ONLY***

Job Type: 1-year Contract

Job Brief

Software UI Engineer, the ideal candidate will have expertise in HTML, CSS, and front-end JavaScript frameworks for both desktop and mobile platforms. The candidate will have extensive experience with large enterprise software projects, from conception to testing to delivery.

The candidate will be responsible for highly complex software development activities including coding, managing small sections of ongoing projects and closely adhering to deadlines. The candidate will also take responsibility for creating design specifications, unit testing, and preparing technical documentation. The candidate will ensure relationships with customers and cross-team members are professional and meet expectations.

The ideal candidate will have designed, developed and implemented solutions that support business functionality as well as the underlying infrastructure required to run and deploy those solutions.

The Sr. Software UI Engineer must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be adaptive to the changing needs of the department and the organization. The Sr. Software UI Engineer must have experience with building and maintaining highly effective relationships with team members and multiple stakeholders across multiple projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop front-end/UI that improve the ability of the CB IT delivery teams to efficiently deliver solutions with quality and reduced time to market
  • Responsible for the quality of their work; will develop and implement a set of quality criteria and the associated validation method to ensure that any deliverable meets the expected quality levels of our customers, use quality management standards/metrics to ensure quality levels are maintained, seek new approaches and techniques to improve quality levels and analyze the impact of quality control and quality assurance on project performance
  • The candidate is primarily a hands-on engineer that leads by doing. The candidate will also take responsibility for creating design specifications, unit testing, and preparing technical documentation.
  • Support the development of standards by creating templates for ease of use and increase system productivity

Skills and Qualifications (DO NOTAPPLY without REQUIREDexperience)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, engineering, MIS (Required)
  • Master’s degree (Preferred)
  • 7+ year experience in software systems, UI development, and programming (Required)
  • 4+ year experience with HTML, CSS2, CSS3 (Required)
  • Fundamentals in OO and computer science foundation principles.
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS cloud supported programming languages like Java, Node JS, React JS, Angular JS or Python development.
  • Working knowledge of distributed architectural design patterns
  • Working knowledge of AWS Serverless architecture
  • Ability to self-manage assigned tasks and projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication
  • Strong decision-making, problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and testing skills

Other Preferred Skills

  • Experience with the Atlassian Suite, Sonar, Crucible, and Electric Commander
  • Experience with Distributed Service Standards (SOAP, REST, EJB)
  • Experience with revision code source code repositories, in particular, git and SVN
  • Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. selenium, JMeter)
  • Expertise in the knowledge of programming languages, relational databases, and NoSQL databases
  • J2EE, JAVA or JavaScript skills
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments
  • Experience with FTL
  • Experience working in an Agile/ Scrum team
  • Experience with OAuth 2.0, SAML, and identity federation is a plus

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • front-end/ UI development and programming: 5 years (Required)
  • HTML, CSS2, CSS3: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Contract Length:

  • 1 year

Senior .Net Developer

1 month ago
Chantilly, VASQA Concepts inc

Location: Chantilly, VA

Positions: Senior .Net Developer

Interview: Two step interview process and IN person interview.

Citizenship: US Citizen ONLY

Our requirement is strong experience in MS .NET development and hosting platforms, as well as experience in client-side scripting for modern responsive web applications.

  • Participate in all applications' SDLC phases.
  • Build and maintain integration web services applications.
  • Participate in large-scale projects to upgrade & modernize the company's multiple proprietary, mission-critical, business sites and integration services.
  • Support, maintain and enhance existing and new web applications.
  • Support the development and maintenance of SQL Server Report Services (SSRS) & Power BI reports as needed.
  • Work with helpdesk team to provide resolution to web applications' related issues.
  • Remain current on software technologies through continued education classes and self-learning to ensure maximum job knowledge, efficiency and creativity.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree in Computer Science or other related technical or engineering discipline.
  • Equivalent experience in combination with a MCSD certification in lieu of degree will also be considered.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Must be a US citizen and successfully undergo a background investigation.
  • Strong web development skills, both server-side & client-side, using VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET MVC/Web-Forms, Web API, WCF, XML/JASON, HTML5/CSS3, AJAX, JavaScript, Bootstrap, jQuery.
  • Experience with REACT JS framework.
  • Strong SQL 2008+ database design and scripting, performance tuning & normalization.
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem-solving, attention to code accuracy & requirements' details.
  • Must be self-motivated with ability to learn new technologies quickly and ability to perform tasks with little direction.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaborative work skills.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • .NET: 1 year (Preferred)

Sr. Digital Library Systems Developer

1 month ago
RemoteUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Under the general direction of the Library Information Technology Strategist, and operating in a large, complex, and heterogeneous computing environment, serves as an expert on digital library systems development. Acts as a technical leader to UCSB library developers and UC system-wide collaborators, with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in library software development. Problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. Manages programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources, functioning with a high degree of autonomy. Applies advanced software concepts and objectives to medium to large projects of broad scope, complexity, and impact. Regularly resolves highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Selects tools, method, techniques, and evaluation criteria to obtain results.

Responsible for creating technical designs and architecture for UCSB Library, determining solutions for an implementation team throughout the development cycle. Works in a highly collaborative, cross-functional agile team and takes ownership of architectural decisions and technical debt on various software components. Participates in development and implementation of the product solutions, and is responsible for code reviews and ensuring technical quality of the product deliverables.

Minimum Requirements

At least 3 years' experience in architecting software solutions for a relevant technology, or implementing AWS solutions.

Strong conceptual knowledge of broad Cloud capabilities and hands on experience with one or more cloud technology platforms (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud).

Advanced understanding of IT services and IT service delivery models.

Advanced knowledge of software, database, infrastructure or other IT functions.

Advanced skills in web software, web software language and object oriented software concepts.

Advanced knowledge relating to the design and development of library software.

Ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions.

Knowledge of network protocols and how they are used on a large network; advanced knowledge of data storage, processing analysis, and visualization technologies and how they are used in administrative and/or academic endeavors at a large, top-tier research university.

Advanced understanding of and significant experience with key modeling and description languages used to map complex business processes to architectural components, develop common data resource architectures, and create reference frameworks.

Significant experience with the integration of complex, diverse, internally and externally developed implementations of business functions to build scalable systems.

Strong leadership skills. Exceptional cross-functional team collaboration skills. Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.

Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization.

Demonstrated ability to write technical documents with attention to fine detail.

Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Demonstrated problem solving skills.

Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines.

Desirable Requirements

Certified AWS Solutions Architect.

Degree in the field of library science, computer science, management information systems, or business administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Conditions of Employment
A little help? Go to Driver's License Requirements or Background Check Guidelines

Satisfactory criminal history background check

Other Special Conditions of Employment

Position approved for remote work. Some travel required.

Other Recruitment Notes

Optional Applicant Documents

Other Document (1)
Other Document (2)

Required Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter

Job Description

FLSA Exemption Status
A little help? Go to Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees

Exempt

CBU (Collective Bargaining Unit)

99 - Non-Represented (PPSM)

ERC (Employee Relations Code)

E

Grade Type

MSP

Grade Type

Information Technology

Grade Type

IT Architecture

Grade Type

Advanced

Grade Type

P4

Grade

25

End Date for Other Appointment Type (e.g., Contract or 18-month Career)

Provision Number

Type of Supervision Received
A little help? Go to Degree of Supervision

General direction

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Requirements:
  • Strong conceptual knowledge of broad Cloud capabilities and hands on experience with one or more cloud technology platforms (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Significant years of experience in architecting software solutions for a relevant technology or implementing AWS solutions.
  • Advanced understanding of IT services and IT service delivery models.
  • Advanced knowledge of software, database, infrastructure or other IT functions.
  • Advanced skills in web software, web software language and object oriented software concepts.
  • Advanced knowledge relating to the design and development of library software. -Ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions.
  • Knowledge of network protocols and how they are used on a large (campus / medical center / OP-wide, institution-wide or beyond) network. Requires advanced knowledge of data storage, processing analysis and visualization technologies and how they are used in administrative and / or academic endeavors at a large, top-tier research university or medical center. -Advanced understanding of and significant experience with key modeling and description languages used to map complex business processes to architectural components, develop common data resource architectures, and create reference frameworks. -Significant experience with the integration of complex, diverse, internally and externally developed implementations of business functions to build scalable systems.
  • Strong leadership skills. Exceptional cross-functional team collaboration skills. Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to write technical documents with attention to fine detail.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem solving skills.
  • Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect
  • College diploma or equivalent experience in the field of library science, computer science, management information systems or business administration.
Physical Requirements
Continuously=Activity occurs > 66%
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66%
Occasionally=Activity occurs < 33%
Not Applicable=Activity does not exist

Stand

FREQ.

Walk

FREQ.

Sit

FREQ.

Bend

OCCAS.

Crouch/Squat

OCCAS.

Kneel/Crawl

N/A

Climb

OCCAS.

Reach above shoulder level

OCCAS.

Use keyboard/mouse

FREQ.

Hand Activities: Fine dexterity

OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Hand twisting

OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Simple grasping

OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Power grasping

N/A

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

N/A

Lifting Activities: Light lifting (< 20 lbs)

OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs)

OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Heavy lifting (>50 lbs)

N/A

Push/Pull Activities: Light pushing/pulling (< 20 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Moderate pushing/pulling (20-50 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Heavy pushing/pulling (>50 lbs of force)

N/A

Mental Requirements

Read/Comprehend

FREQ.

Write

FREQ.

Perform Calculations

OCCAS.

Communicate Orally

FREQ.

Reason and Analyze

FREQ.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

N/A

Environmental Requirements

Is exposed to excessive noise

OCCAS.

Is around moving machinery

OCCAS.

Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity

OCCAS.

Is exposed to dust

OCCAS.

Is exposed to fumes

N/A

Is exposed to gases

N/A

Is exposed to radiation

N/A

Is exposed to microwave

OCCAS.

Drives motorized equipment

OCCAS.

Works in confined quarters

OCCAS.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

N/A

Job Duties

Total Percentage of Duties: 100

3
Records

Order of
Imp

Essen
Duty

%

Freq.

Function

Duties

1

Yes

65

Daily

Architecture Project Management

Applies advanced IT architecture concepts to function as the highest level technical expert within multiple specialty areas including database architecture, client/server system and infrastructure design and development, system architecture for new or existing complex library systems, software service delivery infrastructure (SOA), and software development methodology.

Conceptualizes, plans, designs, develops, modifies, and debugs complex application components.

Leads and provides technical guidance to a large development team in the design of highly complex systems.

Works with full-stack team to define and implement logical and physical architecture.

Works collaboratively with library, campus and UC system-wide project, and other Solutions Architect peers to develop and deploy digital library solutions.

Collaborates with Product Owners and Enterprise Architects to understand requirements for architecture.

Collaborates with service delivery teams to ensure services are delivered as specified in the statements of work and as required to meet stakeholder's outcome objectives.

Collaborates with cross-functional roles to communicate and align development efforts with Architecture Roadmap.

Specifies deliverables and timeline for implementing projects by writing the statements of work (SOW) for the project, application or service(s).

Uses a Scrum-like (Agile) methodology in working with project and product managers to adjust project scope when needed, evaluating resource needs to achieve successful implementation of features as specified.

Provides development and implementation for architecture design concepts.

Provides guidance and helps implement industry standards and best practices.

Documents the architecture (both up-front design and post-release as-built).

Defines domain boundaries, API functionality, and data structure to promote clean separation of responsibility in SOA / micro services environment.

Promotes improvements in DevOps, including version control, continuous integration, project build and test automation, to maximize developer efficiency.

Develops technical requirements and assesses suitable solutions to varied workflow needs.

Architects solutions in Amazon Web Services (AWS) that meet specified performance and security expectations. Builds detailed cost models for the solution, including one-time costs for professional services and ongoing costs for AWS Service consumption and Digital Library's managed services.

Assists stakeholders with developing a cloud strategy that meets their requirements.

Prepares and obtains approval for system and programming documentation. Initiates and oversees changes in development, maintenance, and system standards.

Establishes the technical requirements for complex software specifications.

Follows established campus and departmental policies and procedures.

2

Yes

30

Daily

Application Development

Functions as the highest level technical expert on application development with Ruby on Rails. Leads other Rails developers in agile test-driven development.

Specifies, develops, and executes complex test plans. Designs, implements, and deploys continuous integration solutions that optimize the quality of library products.

Develops conversion and system implementation plans.

Performs or directs highly complex data modeling, performance, and integration testing, and builds interfaces.

Employing established source code control techniques and configuration management design, initiates, designs, develops, and deploys large repository systems.

Helps break down, estimate, and provide just-in-time design for small increments of work.

Helps identify coding patterns and anti-patterns, and enforces implementation of patterns through code reviews. Applies best practices and design patterns when writing code.

Performs root cause analysis, technology evaluation, and design spikes to define architecture supporting high-quality resilient software.

Sets up development, QA practices, and production application instances on UNIX/Linux servers.

Configures Apache, Tomcat, Passenger, Nginx and works with Ruby on Rails, Rake, RPec, SQL design databases, RESTful web services design, JSON, HTML5, JavaScript, and related frameworks in a test-driven development environment.

3

Yes

5

Weekly

Miscellaneous

Enforces project plans.

Mentors junior engineers, participating in peer code reviews and occasional pair programming.

Performs highly complex feasibility analysis on potential future projects and presents findings to library administration.

Takes part in departmental planning meetings.

Contributes to library and campus committees, as appropriate.

Performs other duties as assigned.

C/C++ Developer - WFH - Remote - Cyber Focused

1 month ago
RemotePoint3 Security

Point3 Security is a premier information security organization that specializes in workforce-enhancing, training, and metric tools. Founded in 2014 by government-trained cyber-threat specialists, we provide gamified environments that cultivate talent in applied and increasingly complex fields. We are recognized as the gold-standard in cyber talent measurement and development ensuring client teams are ready to meet the evolving threat landscape.

Requirements

Point3 Security Inc. is looking for remote, WFH, motivated and creative Software Developers to join our workforce. As a member of our highly dynamic teams, you will develop both independently and as a team on long term technical software development efforts such as creating our key security challenges that are used to assess and develop our client’s cyber teams across the world. This role can be WFH/remote and or if local to the Baltimore area you would be in historic Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland.


  • Excellent development skills with Windows, Unix, and Linux systems.
  • 3+ years of experience with C and C++ development.
  • Display creative approaches, self-directed ambition, and personal motivation.
  • Experience in agile development.
  • Excellent analytical skills (reverse engineering, advanced debugging, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Benefits

We offer unlimited PTO, $2,500 referral bonuses for all technical roles and $1,000 referral bonuses for corporate opportunities. We also encourage remote work so you can shine and do your best. Medical benefits and your 401k start day one and the rest is up to you!

Point3 Security provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements.

Point3 Security complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Point3 Security expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Python Developer

1 month ago
RemoteAgelix Consulting LLC

Application Design Development

'Required

  • Proven work experience in software development, especially Python and Linux

o Expertise in at least one popular Python framework (like Django, Flask or Pyramid) preferred

  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Team spirit + willingness to speak up!
  • Ready to work in the Plano office (some remote work OK, but mostly needs to be on site)

Primary Skills

'Required

  • Proven work experience in software development, especially Python and Linux

o Expertise in at least one popular Python framework (like Django, Flask or Pyramid) preferred

  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Team spirit + willingness to speak up!
  • Ready to work in the Plano office (some remote work OK, but mostly needs to be on site)

Secondary Skills

  • Experience with software development in a test-driven environment, especially using any / all of the following:

o Kafka / Kafka Connect
o Kubernetes, Docker
o Gitlab
o Windows
o Talend

  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting, for example:

o Microsoft SQL, SSIS Packages, Stored Procedures
o Able to use an SQL client and database administrator tool, such as DBeaver, to validate data in SQL tables and hive tables on HDFS

  • Experience in software quality assurance and/or strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes

o Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
o Hands-on experience with automated testing tools (Robot Framework a plus)

  • Data management understanding (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring)
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical mind, attention to detail

Education

Masters or Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Django, Flask or Pyramid: 5 years (Required)
  • Python: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Linux: 5 years (Required)

Senior Enterprise Architect - E-commerce

1 month ago
RemoteSelect Solutions Group, LLC

Architect, E-commerce, Java
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 24 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required
Job Description




Senior Enterprise Architect


Our client is based in Boston, MA and requires a highly-qualified and versatile e-commerce professional to assist with the development and integration of a large B2C application/platform for a global roll-out. The individual will principally be responsible for 1) the design and architecture issues while 2) also leading a mixed-shore team of Developers on an estimated time management ratio of 70/30. This is a true Lead role and there will be virtually no direct programming required, though hands-on knowledge is essential. Key tasks of the role include:




  • Lead an Agile team in all stages of the development lifecycle including architecture, design, coding, unit testing, and code reviews.

  • Assume responsibility for the application s functional interface and for ensuring application usability.

  • Refactoring code, process, and data to improve the velocity of releases, application performance, maintainability, and system security.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest emerging Web technologies and trends to enable the client to power an unlimited number of websites, sell anything, and expand globally.


Required Skills:




  • 10+ years of experience working with n-tiered complex Java-based application development and maintenance projects involving J2EE applications: Java, Servlets and JSP applications.

  • 10+ years of development experience with HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, JSP, JDBC, Spring, and REST.

  • 3+ years of experience working with overall architecture and design issues for online retail and e-commerce applications utilizing Java and Web technologies.

  • 4+ years of experience leading application development efforts involving high standards for quality, performance, availability, scalability, and system integrity.

  • 7+ years of experience with Model-View-Controller frameworks such as Spring MVC

  • 7+ years of experience with version control software such as Mercurial, Git, or Subversion

  • 7+ years of e-commerce experience working with any mix of WebSphere Commerce, ATG or Hybris solutions.

  • 7+ years of experience with SQL-based data storage (Oracle strongly preferred).

  • 7+ years of experience with development designed to run on Unix/Linux in a highly-available, multi-tier infrastructure.

  • Architect-level Java development experience including debugging and Test-Driven Development (TDD) experience.

  • Possess a thorough understanding of object-oriented design concepts and have experience building reusable classes.

  • Strong conceptual knowledge of how to facilitate the design and build-out of highly available, scalable and fault-tolerant applications.

  • Experience with web and application servers such as Apache and Tomcat.



Desired Skills:




  • Demonstrate a passion to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects.

  • Experience not only developing new software but maintaining/supporting these systems.

  • Some experience with NoSQL, Distributed Caching and Document Storage (MongoDB) environments.

  • Demonstrated passion for technology, a strong interest in learning and exploring the latest technologies

  • Interest working with other languages/frameworks (AngularJS, Ruby/Rails, Groovy/Grails, etc.)



Assignment Particulars:



Start Date: Immediate



Duration: Through 2021 (with possible extensions beyond)



Location: Boston, MA (onsite presence required, remote work is not possible)



Interviews: Candidates should be prepared for 2-3 rounds of technical phone interviews and the process with involve a practical problem-solving assignment.

Python Developer w/ AWS

1 month ago
$40 - $53/hourHerndon, VAJSINFO SOLUTIONS

Responsibilities:

  • Work with product owner and data scientists in developing key components next generation property valuation models.
  • Use the best open source tools available to solve complex problem and deliver elegant solution to meet business and technical solutions.
  • Produce peer reviewed quality software and practice automated testing for all the new code being developed.
  • Produce design and solution document and review the same with various stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in developing enterprise scale distributed web applications.
  • 5 years experience with Python.
  • Expert knowledge of design patterns, multi-threaded systems and automated unit testing.
  • Experience in processing large scale data, database concepts and SQL.
  • Experience in building and integration with RESTful API.
  • Expertise with algorithms, critical thinking, data science, and complex problem-solving ability.
  • Python Flask web framework, various open source python libraries [panda, numpy etc] and application Integration patterns.
  • AWSEC2, Elastic Load Balancer, Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Batch, AWS EMR (Spark), AWS Lambda, AWS Dynamo DB.
  • AWS Code commit, CodeDepoly and Code Pipeline.
  • Proficiency in Linux, Container-based virtualized deployment- e.g. Docker (AMI), ECS and ECR
  • Exposure to ML Scikit-learn.
  • Excellent communication skills to ask questions, clarify requirements, and engage with the team and stakeholders.
  • Strong logic, reasoning and critical thinking skills to solve problems as they arise.
  • Experience contributing to a T-shaped agile team as a strong individual contributor and team player who helps others to meet scrum goals.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $40.00 to $53.00 /hour

Experience:

  • AWS: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Python: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely