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Software Category Manager - Location Flexible San Francisco, CA; Remote - US

7 days ago
Remotedropbox

Company Description

Dropbox is now a Virtual First company, which means work outside of an office will be the primary experience for all employees. Being Virtual First also means the location of our employees is targeted but flexible. If “Location Flexible” is listed in the job title of a role, the role can be located in any of the states where Dropbox is authorized to do business.** Some roles (including those which do not have “Location Flexible” in the job title), however, may have to be co-located with their teams in certain locations. Please work with your recruiter and your hiring manager to understand any location constraints of a particular role and to communicate your location preferences. **Dropbox is authorized to do business in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Dropbox is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more about where Dropbox is registered.

Dropbox is one place to keep life organized and keep work moving. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has offices around the world. For more information on our mission and products, visit dropbox.com.

Team Description

Our Tech Operations team scales security and reliability for our fast growing user base. This includes managing our network, hardware, and data centers, as well as creating the layer from which all Dropbox experiences are built. As our user base and product family continues to grow, tech operations is responsible for strengthening our foundation.

Role Description

As a Sourcing Manager at Dropbox you are responsible for developing and executing Sourcing Strategy across global vendors. We're looking for a self starter who will thrive in an often-times ambiguous environment and isn’t afraid of a challenge. The Sourcing Manager:
  • Leverages experience in IT Application Services Category - IT Project Development / Application Maintenance Support / SaaS implementation.
  • Strong ability to determine contractual/financial exposure/ negotiate contracts.
  • Knowledge of contracting trends, licensing models - traditional and emerging contract/vendor performance models.
  • Deep market knowledge of available vendors across; Application Services, SaaS, Consulting
  • Expertise to understand contract risks and to work with other parts of the organization in crafting tactics and strategies for risk mitigation.
  • Where applicable, understanding of government and industry regulations that will influence contracting approach and vendor behavior (for example, SOX, SECURITY).
  • Strong ability to communicate with users, legal, sourcing, business leaders and engineering to draft contracts that align technical requirements with business goals.
  • Responsibilities

  • You will lead and Enterprise level contract negotiations (i.e SAAS, POC, Service Agreements)
  • You will lead pricing negotiations for new and existing Software and Professional Services
  • You will reconcile Software Budget Forecast against Actuals leveraging spend analysis
  • You will lead monthly/quarterly vendor business reviews 
  • You will own vendor sourcing/selection process 
  • You will provide ongoing visibility into the progress, risks, and timelines of strategic initiatives aligned with targeted deadlines. 
  • You will partner with software development teams to define, improve internal tools and processes key to engineering success.
  • Requirements

  • 5-10 years overall experience as a Sourcing Manager in an engineering organization.
  • Experience leading “large scale” contract and pricing negotiations 
  • Experience in building and developing vendor partnerships at the Executive level
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to influence, develop productive working relationships, and lead technical teams and key stakeholders from different business functions.
  • A diverse technical acumen--actively contribute to technical discussions, proactively identify challenges and risks, working closely with engineers and product manager on addressing challenges, and form mitigation plans.
  • You have the ability to communicate complex plans effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills. 
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)
  • Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).
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    Power BI Developer

    4 days ago
    RemoteHays
    Your new role
    My client requires a data visualisation developer with PowerBI skills to develop critical dashboards to support delivery, focusing initially on corporate dashboards working within core delivery teams and interaction designers
    **BPSS Clearance required**

    What you'll need to succeed
  • Data visualisation. You know how to use the most appropriate medium to visualise data to tell compelling and actionable stories relevant for business goals. You can present, communicate and disseminate data appropriately and with high impact.
  • Power BI experience. You have expertise in developing user-friendly interactive visualisations in Power BI reports and dashboards, as well as experience of data preparation and transformation in Power Query using M. You know how to shape underlying data models and relationships and can build efficient DAX calculations and measures.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. You understand and can help teams apply a range of methods to analyse data and synthesise findings. You know how to engage sceptical colleagues in analysis and synthesis. You can advise on the choice and application of techniques and can critique colleagues’ findings to assure best practice.
  • Communication skills. You know how to listen to the needs of the technical and business stakeholders and explain them to each other. You can manage stakeholders’ expectations. You are flexible and capable of proactive and reactive communication. You know how to facilitate difficult discussions within your team or with diverse senior stakeholders.
  • Logical and creative thinking skills. You can ensure that the most appropriate actions are taken to resolve problems as they occur.
  • User focus. You can identify needs and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs evidence. You understand and can define research that fits user needs. You can use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes.


  • What you'll get in return
    Flexible working options available.
    Remote working
    3 month initial contract

    Power BI Developer

    4 days ago
    RemoteHays Specialist Recruitment Limited

    Power BI Consultant - 3 month initial contract - Remote - BPSS Clearance required

    Your new role
    My client requires a data visualisation developer with PowerBI skills to develop critical dashboards to support delivery, focusing initially on corporate dashboards working within core delivery teams and interaction designers
    **BPSS Clearance required**

    What you'll need to succeed

    • Data visualisation. You know how to use the most appropriate medium to visualise data to tell compelling and actionable stories relevant for business goals. You can present, communicate and disseminate data appropriately and with high impact.
    • Power BI experience. You have expertise in developing user-friendly interactive visualisations in Power BI reports and dashboards, as well as experience of data preparation and transformation in Power Query using M. You know how to shape underlying data models and relationships and can build efficient DAX calculations and measures.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills. You understand and can help teams apply a range of methods to analyse data and synthesise findings. You know how to engage sceptical colleagues in analysis and synthesis. You can advise on the choice and application of techniques and can critique colleagues' findings to assure best practice.
    • Communication skills. You know how to listen to the needs of the technical and business stakeholders and explain them to each other. You can manage stakeholders' expectations. You are flexible and capable of proactive and reactive communication. You know how to facilitate difficult discussions within your team or with diverse senior stakeholders.
    • Logical and creative thinking skills. You can ensure that the most appropriate actions are taken to resolve problems as they occur.
    • User focus. You can identify needs and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs evidence. You understand and can define research that fits user needs. You can use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes.



    What you'll get in return
    Flexible working options available.
    Remote working
    3 month initial contract

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk

    Software Engineer

    1 day ago
    RemoteVES LLC

    VES, LLCis looking to hire afull-time junior level or senior level Software Engineer. Would you like to work on asmall teamof exceptionally smart people todesign and build cutting-edge technology, pushing the envelope of what is possible? Do you want to work for ateam-orientedDoD contractor that is passionate aboutusing technology to protect and make soldiers more effective? If so, please read on!

    This Software Engineer position earns ahighly competitive salary, depending on experience. You would also enjoygreat benefits and perks, includinghealth benefits, a 401(k) with match, 10 paid holidays, 15 paid vacation days, tuition reimbursement, casual dress, free snacks and drinks, regular happy hours, ping pong in the office, and flexibility. If this sounds like the right DoD software development opportunity for you, apply today! We will also consider remote work for this decision for the right candidate.

    ABOUT VES, LLC

    We are a small business headquartered out of Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD with offices in Baltimore, MD, and APG, MD. Established in 2014, our core competencies are the development of custom government off the Shelf (GOTS) infrastructure solutions, integrating mission command systems, and prototyping emerging technologies for use in the Army tactical architecture. We are a company built entirely of engineers, focused completely on solving the DoD's hardest software systems integration challenges.

    Many software government contractors only hire to fill a slot and then release the person with the contract time is up. We truly strive to be more of aclose-knit group, hiring people for their talent and making sure they want to stay for the long haul. We offerhighly competitive pay,generous benefits, and afriendly work culture.

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SOFTWARE ENGINEER

    As a Software Engineer, you are essential to keeping up with our work as we continue to grow. You write and develop code, debug for performance, and maintain and improve existing solutions. With attention to detail, you create technical prototypes for emerging technologies. As part of the maintenance and improvement of existing software, you proactively recommend improvements as appropriate.

    You think critically and contribute to designing novel solutions to complex problems. Though you have an analytical mind and often work independently, your good interpersonal and communication skills are also essential to your success--as you do spend a significant amount of time collaborating with management and colleagues. You enjoy the challenge of solving DoD's hardest systems integration challenges and being part of a close team.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR A SOFTWARE ENGINEER

    • Bachelors degree in computer science or related field
    • At least one year of experience for junior levelOR5 years of experience for senior level
    • Knowledge of C++/C and Linux
    • Experience developing unit tests and useful code documentation
    • Solid problem-solving and debugging ability including comfort using a debugger
    • Solid understanding of object-orientation, data structures, advanced algorithms, complexity, automata, operating system fundamentals, computer architecture, systems analysis, and system design
    • Working knowledge of at least two compiled languages and two scripting languages
    • Familiarity with professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including requirements elicitation, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, agile development, build processes, testing, and operations
    • Ability to write code and documentation that is maintainable for years down the line but easily adaptable to changing requirements
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

    Familiarity with military messaging and symbology standards such as VMF, CoT, DDS, and 2525 would be helpful but not necessarily required. Can you work independently as well as in a collaborative environment? Are you passionate about learning new technologies, tools, and platforms? Can you take strategic guidance and execute it in a self-motivated manner? Do you have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal? If so, you might just be perfect for this software development position!

    VES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




    Contract UX Designer (Remote - Long Term Contract)

    2 days ago
    RemoteQuantum Search Partners

    Contract UX Designer, Supply Chain Analytics SaaS (REMOTE) 

    The Opportunity:

    As a senior design member of our User Experience team you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in our collaborative design process and contribute to the conception, evolution and realization of our application solutions - specifically helping us with the execution of our design vision. For us, creative collaboration and functional agility are the keys to our success; for you, this is an invitation and an opportunity to push your creative, problem-solving and people skills further than ever. You will be an integral part of a growing team of creative professionals who are passionate about solving problems for our customers. You will work closely with product managers, development leads, fellow designers and user researchers to realize solutions that are not only useful and relevant, but also delightful, consistent and influential in helping our customers realize the power of data.

    As part of the UX team you will have many opportunities to help support us in generating breakthrough design concepts and crafting them into buildable solutions, while and actively remaining focused on ensuring the fit and finish of the implemented design.

    Responsibilities

    • You will actively participate in the end-to-end user experience practice, using industry-standard best practices and design tools (Adobe CC, Sketch, etc.) and be comfortable in promptly and accurately delivering polished design elements for implementation to both front and back-end developers (HTML, design assets, etc.)
    • You will collaborate with your design peers, both product and development leaders, to develop and implement design strategies and experiences for the application
    • Incorporate usability research, existing personas and customer feedback into all your deliverables
    • You are a team member, a team player, and a team supporter who recognizes that it takes many hands to create design excellence and sustain it
    • You are an innovator, driving design for the next generation, reusable navigation strategies
    • You are a champion of the customer and the customer experience
    • Explore multiple design directions with design leadership to envision the best possible solution

    Qualifications

    • You are a passionate problem solver with 5-8 years of experience in designing and delivering user experiences, including hands-on experience is working with design systems and producing front-end deliverables
    • You are a clear thinker, able to grasp abstracts, and effectively navigate through change (which is a constant)

    Nice to Have

    • Expert-level understanding and experience with Adobe CC and library-based design systems
    • Experience with cloud-based application software
    • Understanding of consumer-grade experiences
    • Experience in working with remote teams

    Metastorm Developer - C#.Net

    7 days ago
    £435/dayRemoteOutside IR35Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

    Metastorm Developer - C# - .Net - Outside IR35 - Remote due to Covid

    THIS POSITION IS AVAILABLE OUTSIDE IR35

    Your new company

    One of the largest Public Transport Organisations in the UK

    Your new role

    Metastorm Developer - C#/.Net

    What you'll need to succeed

    My client in the Public Sector is looking for a Metastorm Developer to join the organisation on an initial 6 -months contract, this will be remote working due to Covid-19.

    You will be joining the technology and data team, supporting across all Metastorm Development requirements as the main point of contact - assisting and consulting across all technical deliverables regarding Metastorm functionalities.

    In addition, a good understanding of C# and .Net development is desired, with the main skills focus based around your Metastorm expertise.

    The successful candidate will have the following skills:

    • Metastorm Development outlined throughout their career
    • Metastorm Business Process Management (BPM) experience
    • Experience analysing operational needs to design, automate, publish, test, monitor and report on business workflows in Metastorm Designer
    • C#/.Net desired
    • Developer background and ability to apply developer skills across new environments
    • Strong stakeholder management across all seniorities
    • Ability to consult across Metastorm Development requirements
    • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills


    The role will interview remotely, if successful all on-boarding will also be managed remotely.

    What you'll get in return

    This is a fantastic opportunity to gain insight into one of the most exciting Public Sector Organisations in London whilst providing your skills to ensure Metastorm delivery expectations are met successfully

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk

    Database Developer II

    11 days ago
    RemoteApex Systems

    TITLE:  Database Developer

    LOCATION:  New York City, NY

    Fully remote option available for candidates with previous remote work experience

    DURATION:  12 month contract with potential for extension

    Job Description:

    Responsibilities

  • Responsible for determining systems requirements for new or modified database application programs
  • Creates the system specifications
  • Is responsible for the development, testing, and implementation of efficient, cost-effective application solutions
  • Will receive general direction from the Manager
  • Work closely with business analysts to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes
  • May co-ordinate the activities of the section with the client area and other IT sections (e.g., data base, operations, technical support)
  • Work in conjunction with the data architect/modeler on the data warehouse reporting solution
  • Possess expertise in writing and tuning, view, stored procedures, and functions
  • Strong problem-solving, interpersonal, written and oral communications skills with demonstrated ability to simultaneously adjust to changing priorities
  • Successfully completing multiple tasks
  • Prepares deliverables such as source-to-target mappings; transformation rules documentation
  • 7-10 Years of relevant work experience required
  • Technical Requirements:

  • Data Access
  • Data Lineage
  • ASG Becubic
  • ASG Rochade
  • Advanced SQL skills (including performance tuning, stored procedures, etc)
  • Oracle and Mainframe DBs
  • Data structures / schemas
  • Building Diagrams
  • Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Network Customer Support Engineer

    4 days ago
    RemoteFor Your Information, Inc.

    FYI For Your Information, Inc. is one of the fastest growing and most successful woman-owned Federal contractors in the country. We have won awards for being a Great Place to Work and continue to make ground-breaking advancements. We focus on career development and promotion people are the core of everything we do. If you are looking for a career and not just a job, you're in the right place!

    FYI For Your Information, Inc., is a Woman-Owned Small Business GSA schedule vendor that is a premier provider of Human Capital, Training, and Information Technology services.

    FYI attributes this capacity to deliver quality services to many factors, including FYI's in-house recruiters, senior HR professionals, corporate administrative staff, and agile, committed management resources. FYI's focus on the national, regional and local requirements of its customers, and a corporate organizational structure with sufficient depth of skills and authority to deploy and manage scalable teams, allows FYI to be responsive to the real-time needs of our Federal clients.

    FYI's Benefits/Incentives: What is in it for you?

    • Opportunity to work remotely (per contract requirements).
    • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team.
    • A diverse work atmosphere.
    • The chance to be part of a rapidly growing company and the next success story.
    • Team building and innovation.
    • A competitive base salary with a loaded benefits package plus 401K.
    • Personal computer device allowance.
    • Pet Insurance.

    FYI is building a team of Customer Support Engineers, who will be based out of Washington, DC. They will be a member of a team that works directly with our customers via phone and e-mail to respond to and resolve their service-related issues. This position requires an individual with good verbal and written communication skills, who is self-motivated and is able to work in a fast paced dynamic environment.

    Responsibilities:
    " Answer incoming phone calls from customers on their Layer 1, 2, and 3 services. " Work with customers via phone and e-mail to identify and resolve their service-related issues.
    " Clearly document all steps taken to identify and resolve a customer reported issue.
    " Manage a queue of customer-created tickets, ensuring that customers are updated with their status and progress is being made towards resolving their issue.
    " Work with and coordinate effectively with all members of the Customer Support team, other teams, as well as vendors in order to ensure swift resolution of customer issues.
    " Ability to work professionally with customers, vendors, and internal groups under all circumstances.
    " Manage customer expectations and escalation and de-escalate the situation as necessary. " Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.

    Requirements:
    " The ideal candidate must possess a B.S. degree in Computer Science or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications/training, or work experience.
    " Cisco equipment experience and certifications (CCNA) will be highly valued.
    " Strong technical knowledge in the area of networking (TCP/IP), IP protocols (BGP, IGP, OSPF, IS-IS, MPLS...), IP addressing, DNS's and IP-VPN's is desired.
    " Strong problem solving skills.
    " Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    " Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service to Customers.
    " Must excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills are required for success.
    " Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
    " Reliable employment history with strong attendance and punctuality records.
    " Availability to work on a shift including one Weekend day. (Flexibility a MUST).

    This position is located in Washington, DC Headquarters.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

    Python Developer Contract to Hire 85-95K

    8 days ago
    RemoteVaco

    Job Description

    Vaco is looking for a python developer for one of Nashville's largest healthcare organizations. This will be a fully remote, 6 month contract to hire opportunity. Pay based on experience.

    The team is currently looking for a backend focused developer to help change table design, improve queries, etc. The must haves are 2-3 years in immersive databases (MySQL OR Postgres), Ability to manipulate database using APIs, application development experience in Python.

    Core Skill Preferences

  • Either: Bachelor's degree in CS (or similar relevant field) and 2 years of web application development experience, OR6 years of web application development experience
  • Experience with and knowledge of:
  • 3+ years Object-oriented programming in production (Java, Python, etc)
  • 5+ years working in RDBMS systems (MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc.)
  • 3+ years working in backend technologies
  • MVC frameworks
  • REST API architecture
  • Other requirements: Critical thinker and problem-solving skillsTeam playerGood organizational and time-management skillsGreat interpersonal and communication skills
  • Network Security Engineer - Palo Alto

    5 days ago
    $50/hourRemoteRIT Solutions, Inc.
    Network Security Engineer - Palo Alto
    Minnesota, MN
    6 Months contract

    Need GC & USC only
    Web-Ex Interview

    Rate: $50/hr C2C


    Job Description :
    What is the specific title of the position? Sr. Security Engineer
    PROJECT: They will be implementing firewall requests on Palo Alto Panoramas.
    IDEAL BACKGROUND: IT Security, Palo Alto Firewalls are preferred but not required.
    TOP REQUIREMENTS: IT Security experience, 1 year of firewall experience, 2 years Cyber Security Experience.
    • ** What experience will set candidates apart from one another? Working for a large corporation and years of security experience.
    INTERVIEW PROCESS: a. How many rounds? 1/2 b. Video vs. phone? Phone c. How technical will the interviews be? It will be a medium level for technical
    Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team? Part or the firewall rule implementation team.
    If so, please describe the team? (Name of team, size of team, etc.) Firewall Delivery - 11 team members
    What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis) (Primary)Stage firewall rule requests (secondary) Proxy requests
    Need to be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Managing work queues Troubleshooting firewall and customer requests
    What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities? Palo Alto Networks Panorama Communicate effectively both written and verbal Being a Team Player Strong planning and problem-solving skills Ability to troubleshoot in highly complex, technical situations within a matrixed organization Ability to document and communicate on an expert level
    What skills/attributes are a must have? Cyber Security Experience Firewall Experience
    Need to be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
    What skills/attributes are nice to have? * 2 or more years experience with Palo Alto physical and virtual Firewalls Experience with Proxies
    Where is the work to be performed? (Please list preferred Health Care Company facility, if other please specify i.e. remote work, rural, etc.) TBD open to Telecommute if the resource has appropriate ISP and home office setup. Local to MSP area preferred, but not required.
    What are the work hours? (ex. 9am-5pm, day/night shifts, rotating shifts, etc) 9-5 day shift
    Additional Notes to Vendor :
    Candidate must have experience with Palo Alto Panorama Devices.

    UX Designer - Remote

    14 days ago
    RemotePeopleNTech LLC
     
    Position: UX Designer
    Work Location: Remote – 100%
    Position Type: Contract – Open to using C2C or W2 consultant

    Work Visa: H1, GC, USC
    1st Interview: Video
    2nd Interview: Video
    Communication: Excellent verbal & written
    Design Portfolio:  Please submit a link to their portfolio
     
    Overview
    • The UX Designer will work with our product management and development teams, to implement immersive exposure, a shared experience vision and to create a culture of continuous learning; we are on track to becoming a design driven organization. The UX designer will work in modern SaaS application interfaces while taking pride providing a product that customers will love.
    Essential Functions:
    • Build and deliver UX design.
    • Analyze, access, input, and retrieve data.
    • Report pertinent information and assist with tasks to support department operations.
    • Develop and maintain a solid understanding of the products and market.
    • Adhere to established policies and procedures.
    • Ensure Customer Service delivery.
    • Adhere to the Code of Conduct/Ethics and Core Values.
    Duties and responsibilities:
    • The whole enchilada: customer journey analysis, information architecture, wireframes, graphic design, mockups, prototyping, and providing insight for product improvements.
    • Application of consistent branding and product design standards
    • UX design for a range of new applications, including multiple greenfield products.
    • Taking initiative to utilize UX methodologies to solve problems:
    • User interviews & Usability tests
    • Card sorts, tree tests, heatmap/first click testing
    • Behavioral analytic analysis
    • User flows across all product touchpoints
    • Journey map the UX customer experience
    • Building wireframes
    • Some simple graphic design work
    • Creating high-fidelity mockups to assist product designers where necessary
    • Applying consistent branding and product design standards.
    • Understanding product specifications and user psychology
    • Helping create personas through user research and data
    • Defining the right interaction model and evaluate its success
    • Finding creative ways to solve UX problems using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies (e.g. usability, findability, success rate, etc.)
    • Working with product designers to implement attractive, intuitive designs
    Experience:
    • 5 – 10 years UX/UI Designer
    • An in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of good design: visual hierarchy, layout, typography, color theory, etc.
    • in-depth understanding of software usability heuristics and guidelines
    • experience with usability studies and/or user research
    • experience with design work for B2B enterprise products
    • experience implementing your design ideas in a software product environment
    • experience with written style and usability guidelines and built user interfaces that adhere to
    • them.
    • BSc in UX, Design, Computer Science, Engineering, Psychology/Sociology or a related field
    • Must have a user-centric product design approach
    • Understanding of HCI and UCD
    • Ability to work in a rapid/iterative design environment
    • Strong portfolio of design projects
    • Strong understanding of interaction design and information architecture
    • Proficient in design software (e.g. UXPin, Balsamiq, Adobe Suite, etc.)
    • Knowledge of HTML/CSS; JavaScript is a plus
    • Problem-solving aptitude
    • Analytical mind with a business acumen
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent eye for aesthetic design and understanding of how it will increase customer appeal
    • Excellent attention to detail, meticulous and diligent
    • Strong knowledge of the industry and market trends (willingness to quickly learn the industry is
     
     

    Azure .NET Developer (C#/ VB/ React)

    20 hours ago
    £450 - £550/dayGreat rateRemoteOutside IR35Technojobs

    Azure .NET Developer (C#/VB/React) Outside IR35

    Location - LeedsRate - £450-£550Length - 6 Month contract

    Fully remote contract!

    A client of mine are looking for talented Azure focused .NET developer to join their highly collaborative team to deliver high quality technical solutions and products.

    The successful .NET Developer will be building strategic global platforms for internationally recognised brands and institutions.

    You will work to the customer's specific requirements using a wide range of technologies, including mobile, barcoding and RFID. A successful applicant will not only enjoy interacting with customers, they will have excellent problem-solving skills to identify issues and fix data issues.

    Skills & requirements

    The following skills are essential for any applicant:

  • SQL Server skills (select/insert/update/delete)
  • Knowledge of VB.Net or C#
  • Excellent telephone matter
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Azure
  • The following skills would be an advantage:

  • Knowledge of service desk software, particularly Jira Service Desk
  • Visual Studio
  • WinForms
  • Xamarin Forms
  • WPF
  • Blazor
  • .NET Compact Framework
  • Entity Framework
  • GIT
  • To discuss this opportunity in more detail please get in touch on Click here to contact this recruiter or call me on [Telephone number removed] .

    Contact Name: Max Reardon
    Reference: TJ/3086/24/11_1606242099
    Job ID: 2874428

    Full Stack Software Engineer - Remote (Hartford, CT)

    5 days ago
    RemoteGeorgia IT Inc.
    Full Stack Software Engineer 
    Location: Remote (Hartford, CT)

    Duration: Contract
    Rate: DOE

    US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC-EAD, and H4-EAD only No Third-party agencies corp to corp.
     
    What You Will Do
    • Technical iteration on the design, development, documentation, testing, and deployment of a data-driven platform including both front-end UI and backend service customizations.
    • Working through the Software website development lifecycle to launch.
    • Designing user-based interactions through effective front-end architecture.
    • Developing and designing RESTful services and APIs.
    • Determining application responsiveness for consumers.
    • Ensuring company mandate is effectively addressed in technical and developmental aspects.
    • Troubleshooting issues and problem-solving as necessary.
    • Keeping current with industry trends and developments that can be applied to company needs.
    Required
    • Solid understanding of the AWS platform at an Enterprise level
    • Experience in DevOps and CI/CD
    • Knowledge and experience with Jenkins, Cloudbees, and/or Please Build (Cloudbees most strongly desired)
    • Understanding of Terraform and infrastructure versioning (if no Terraform experience, should have CloudFormation)
    • Experience with Python (R, Scala, or Java experience is an alternative)
    Desired:
    • Knowledge of Data Engineering and Machine Learning
    • Experience with API development using Python and Swagger
     

    Senior DevOps Design Engineer (Remote)

    11 days ago
    RemoteLoginsoft Consulting LLC


    Note: We are looking only for candidates willing to join us directly as W2 employees (No 3rd party candidates)


    Senior DevOps Design Engineer

    Location: Remote

    Duration: 24 Months Contract

    Description: As an infrastructure-based system and software engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and debugging complex integrated systems. This responsibility also includes developing related software tools that will ensure a high-quality integrated platform. These platforms will support the execution of virtualized and containerized applications. You will also be responsible for automating the deployment of servers, storage, and networking. The software development will also extend to the lifecycle and management tools for each solution. The role is multi-disciplinary, requiring a robust system and development background as well as the ability to work directly with team members around the globe.

    The ideal candidate has extensive experience deploying servers, storage, and networking technologies. The candidate will have demonstrated software skills in Python, Java, and PowerShell. Virtualization skills needed are: KVM, VMware, and Kubernetes. Linux and CEPH experience is also required.

    REQUIRED MUST HAVES:

    • Linux, CEPH and virtualization expertise is a requirement
    • Expertise in multiple software systems tools and languages (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Java)
    • Servers, storage, and networking skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English
    • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals, and negotiate options at management levels

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent
    • Typically, 6 to 10 years' experience

    DESIRED SKILLS:

    • Working knowledge and practice in the Agile development framework is plus

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develops software that automates the deployment of HW solutions (that include servers, storage, and networking)
    • The virtualization environment will consist of Kubernetes, KVM, VMware, and Container software
    • The primary OS environment will consist of Linux (SUSE and CentOS)
    • Analyzes, designs, and develops requirements while converting them to user stories in the Agile framework
    • Collaborates and communicates with management, architects, and internal development partners regarding systems design status, project progress, and issue resolution
    • Works within a team and adheres to agreed-upon schedules and deadlines
    • Impact/Scope
    • Collaborates with peers, junior engineers, technicians, and external design partners
    • Typically interacts with high-level Individual Contributors, Managers, and Program Core Teams
    • Drives design innovation

    .Net Developer

    8 days ago
    RemoteTechnojobs

    .NET Framework (C#/VB) Developer/Support Engineer - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

    Onsite work will be required in Yorkshire however there is remote work options depending on level of skill set.

    A client of mine are looking for talented .NET Framework developer/support engineers to join our growing support team. You will work to the customer's specific requirements using a wide range of technologies, including mobile, barcoding and RFID. A successful applicant will not only enjoy interacting with customers, they will have excellent problem-solving skills to identify issues and fix data issues. Candidates will work primarily in the support team dealing predominantly with 1st and 2nd line support whilst also being involved with small development tasks alongside Senior developers. Candidates will be prepared to occasionally work rotated shifts Monday to Friday and be on call out of hours 1 week out of 4.

    Skills & requirements

    The following skills are essential for any applicant:

  • SQL Server skills (select/insert/update/delete)
  • Knowledge of VB.Net or C#
  • Excellent telephone matter
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • The following skills would be an advantage:

  • Knowledge of service desk software, particularly Jira Service Desk
  • Visual Studio
  • WinForms
  • Xamarin Forms
  • WPF
  • Blazor
  • .NET Compact Framework
  • Entity Framework
  • GIT
  • Azure
  • To discuss this opportunity in more detail please get in touch on Click here to contact this recruiter or call me on [Telephone number removed] .

    Contact Name: Max Reardon
    Reference: TJ/3086/16/10 .Net_1605535592
    Job ID: 2871860

    DevOps Engineer - ML & Cloud

    12 days ago
    £500 - £575/dayRemoteJenrick Commercial
    - DevOps Engineer – ML and Cloud
    - Up to £550 per day
    - Remote working
    - 4 month contract

    Working for a global Software Design company this is an amazing opportunity to join them as an experienced DevOps Engineer and help them drive forward in terms of using Machine Learning techniques and getting into the Cloud.

    They are harnessing the power of Data Science and Machine Learning techniques to automate the design and verification of CPU/ GPU/ Accelerator hardware, to reduce time-to-market and enable more complex designs. 

    As part of our small, diverse, and multi-functional team of Hardware Engineering, Software tools / services, and Data Science experts, as a DevOps Engineer you will be helping to develop new and novel techniques that will accelerate and empower our Engineering teams to do their best work. Helping to generate the whole architecture.

    You will: 

    - Develop MLOps pipeline for Engineering functions
    - Deploy ML/DS pipelines into production on live projects;
    - Build and maintain parts of an MLOps system that enables CI/ CD of ML pipelines and models; 
    - Build and maintain custom interfaces to EDA tools, testbenches and data stores.

    You will:

    - Work across all aspects of the software lifecycle whilst being supported by, and learning from, the rest of the team;
    - Contribute effective, performant, and scalable code into production;
    - Analysing and improving the performance, architecture, and resilience of ML applications and their deployment infrastructure;
    - Gathering requirements for new features and updating stakeholders on progress.

    Essential Skills & Qualities

    - Ideally a relevant degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar
    - Expert in using LINUX/UNIX environment (shell programming / scripting)
    - Expert in integration technology and automation and high proficiency in python
    - Expert in creating/maintaining dev Ops pipelines

    - Demonstrable knowledge of Python (including OOP, async / multithreading, profiling);
    - Demonstrable experience of shell programming / scripting in a UNIX environment;
    - Experience of software delivery practices including Git and CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins);
    - An understanding of DevOps / MLOps topics;
    - You have a creative and structured approach to problem-solving, including debugging;
    - You are eager to contribute to a collaborative and open team culture;
    - You have excellent communication skills and are able to present results in a concise manner to technical & non-technical audiences.

    Desirable?Skills?and?Qualities:

    - Experience using DevOps / MLOps tools – e.g. ML Flow

    Unity Developer (Remote)

    11 days ago
    RemoteDuelit
    Job Description

    We are currently looking for an exceptionally experienced and talented Unity Expert, that will work with our unity games, in order to increase their performance by fixing memory leaks, racing conditions, reducing asset sizes, lowering CPU usage, fixing any lags, and any optimization that is required, as well as write new games for our platform.

    In this role, you will get to be on the front-lines of an early-stage venture-backed startup! You will have the autonomy to make your own decisions regarding the unity code that lives in our Android and iOS apps, and grow with the company.

    Responsibilities:

    • Import data from databases or APIs and apply to 3d visualizations
    • Own, fix and complete any Unity performance tasks 
    • Create new games for our platform
    • Proficiently execute Unity-related items such as animations, UI effects, and audio
    • Work carefully to determine optimal formats, scales, pipeline improvements, and other elements for asset export to Unity
    • Work with engineers and other team members to architect and scope feature details
    • Debug problems, make builds and help ship our successful, industry-leading gaming platform
    • Write clean and reusable code, with perfect documentation and test scripts, with no exception
    • Understand project requirements, elicit feedback, and refine solutions accordingly 
    • Work diligently in a virtual team environment, with leaders and teammates located around the world

    Qualifications

    Required Skills and Experience

    If you lack some of these skills or experiences, we would require you to show us that you can learn the skill fast, or have a very similar skill or experience. The hiring process involves coding challenges to test your technical skills.

    • 5+ years of Unity development experience
    • 3+ years of C# or C++ experience
    • 3+ years of game development experience
    • Perfect English, both writing and speaking
    • Shipped Unity apps to the App Stores, which we can download and play
    • Developed games in Unity you can show
    • Completed performance optimization for at least 3 Unity games
    • Can write clean code with excellent documentation and unit test scripts
    • Must have strong communication skills.
    • Detail-oriented, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic virtual environment.
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision while also being a great team player

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Like to solve complex problems and gets motivated by a challenge
    • Worked before in a remote environment
    • Worked before as a contract, part-time or freelance
    • Worked in non-standard Unity projects before
    • Worked in a project where the app has both unity and native code (swift or java)
    • Worked with agile methodology before
    • iOS development experience, knowledge of Swift
    • Android development experience, knowledge of Java
    • Game development experience 
    • Worked in a Gaming company before
    • Experience with Git and version control conflict resolution in Unity3D.
    • Comprehensive understanding of component-based development.
    • Shipped at least one or more projects using Unity3D.
    • Familiarity with multi-threading and/or Unity Jobs system.
    • Experience writing or modifying shaders using Cg.
    • Experience developing UI/UX, audio, or 3D modeling.
    • Experience developing in a networked MVC/MVVM architecture.
    • Familiarity with geospatial data, map projections, and tiling systems.
    • Familiarity interfacing with 3rd party libraries written in C# and C++.
    • SDK development experience 
    • Having a Mac is useful to test the iOS version of the app
    • Knowing Spanish is an asset (we have many Spanish speaking people in the team)


    Additional Information

    If working remotely, and being part of the core team of a venture-backed early-stage startup excites you, and you are ready to grow with us, apply!

    You can download our iOS app from the App Store and our Android app from our website at www.duelit.com, check us out!

    DevOps Engineer

    7 days ago
    RemoteCerner Corporation

    Job Description

    AbleVets, A Cerner Company, provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated DevOps Engineer, Sr to support work with our customer to lead a transformational change to empower their product teams to embrace Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). This technical and cultural transformation will enable their product teams to increase the speed with which applications are developed and deployed to Veterans and end-users. The position is based in Chantilly, Virginia or can be fully remote.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications 
     

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline and five (5) years of relevant experience. An additional eight (8) years of related experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Skill in developing and improving CI/CD scripts and services for development and deployment
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation and infrastructure as code
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying and testing in AWS architecture
  • Experience with systems reliability, load balancing and monitoring
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as interpersonal skills to interact with customers, team members and upper management
  • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust
  • Ability to travel up to 5% to customer sites as needed

  • Preferred Qualifications 
     

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline
  • Experience with Human Centered Design (HCD) principles and Design Thinking
  • Experience with the following CI/CD tools: Jenkins, CircleCI, DataDog, New Relic, PagerDuty, Slack, TwistLock, Codacy, etc

  •  

    Expectations 
     

  • Must be residing in or willing to relocate to Chantilly, VA
  • Additional Information

    Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

    Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

    Relocation Assistance Available

    No

    Salesforce B2C Senior Developer - Remote

    7 days ago
    RemoteGeorgia IT Inc.
    Job Title :Salesforce B2C Senior Developer
    Location : Remote
    Position Type :Contract
    US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD and H4 EAD only No Third-party agencies corp to corp.
    Job Description:
    Expert in developing web applications from the back end to the front end on Salesforce B2C Commerce (formerly Salesforce Commerce Cloud/ Demandware)
    Proficient in managing the administration of Salesforce B2C Commerce
    Proficient in using and managing version control through Git including planning & creating branches, and performing merges
    Proficient in merging JavaScript including relevant libraries
    Proficient in effectively documenting complex functionality in code and documentation.
    Ability to follow, enforce, and help define development standards
    Solid understanding of Object Oriented concepts, MVC paradigm
    Strong problem-solving skills, creative thinking, critical thinking
    Strong communication skills verbal and written (documentation, code, email, etc.)
    Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
    Self-starter, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and ability to work in a fast paced environment
    Expert level knowledge of cross-browser compatible HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
    Applied knowledge of responsive, mobile first design
    Experienced with task runners like Grunt or Gulp
    Experienced with jQuery and other JavaScript libraries/frameworks
    Applied knowledge of front end and B2C commerce back end performance best practices
    Applied knowledge of semantic HTML and accessibility best practices
    Proven track records of meeting and exceeding goals
    Ability to lead & supervise application development teams
    Experienced with developing for B2C Commerce Storefront Reference Architecture (SFRA)
    Ability to lead effective scrum meetings
    Ability to perform Release & Sprint planning
    Good organization skills scheduling, prioritizing, planning, tracking.

    Nice to have:
    Current B2C Commerce Architect or Developer certification

    Java Developer

    14 days ago
    $52/hourRemoteOmega Solutions
    State of MS: ITS
    Client Posting ID: 73766
    Position: Java Developer
    WORK LOCATION: 3771 Eastwood Dr, Jackson, MS 39211
    Start Date: 10/01/2020 OR ASAP
    End Date: 1 Years from projected start date
    Bid Limit Per Vendor : 1
    Number of Positions: 1
    HOURS: 8-5pm 40hrs/week
    Pay Rate: $52/hr on w2 all inclusive


    Minimum Education Level :

    IMPORTANT: This is on an 'As Needed Basis' only. No work guaranteed. We will allow working remotely. We have an immediate need, but after completion the work will be sporadic.

    Provide the minimum required skills and/or experience the contractor must possess to qualify for this position.
    These requirements will be transferred to the Score Sheet and candidates without these requirements reflected on their resume will NOT be presented to the manager for consideration.

    ALL CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES ARE ON-SITE ONLY UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN THE DESCRIPTION BELOW
    JOB TITLE: Java Developer
    NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1
    AGENCY: ITS Information Technology Services
    LENGTH: 1 year.
    START DATE: 10/1/2020
    HIRERIGHT PACKAGE: A Standard Package
    HOURS: 8-5pm Mon-Fri

    PROJECT NAME: ITS Development Team Staff Augmentation

    Job Description:
    This position is for an intermediate level Java Developer. This individual will be asked to participate and perform at every level of the development life cycle. Requirements gathering, design, development, testing/ QA, implementation, training and maintenance.


    REQUIREMENTS:
    Required Skills/Experience
    5 Years IT experience
    Hands-on application development skills with the following software:
    3 Years Java development (J2EE)
    3 Years Java Server Faces (JSF)
    3 Years Java Persistence Architecture (JPA)
    2 Years Java Struts
    3 Years SQL Server 2008 or later


    Other development skills:
    3 Years JavaScript
    3 Years HTML
    3 Years CSS
    2 Years WebSphere / Rational Application Developer or Eclipse
    1 Years Team Foundation Studio/ GIT Source Code Management


    Other skills:
    3 Years Expertise in designing and implementing web-based applications.
    3 Years Experience in the full application/systems development life cycle, including analysis, requirements definition, design, technical specifications research, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance


    Required Skills/Experience
    Ability to effectively communicate in English verbally and in writing
    Strong oral and written communication, customer service, and time management skills
    Expertise in IT project management, including the ability to develop, track, and manage project work plans
    Ability to work effectively with a team to accomplish team projects and solve technical problems
    Ability to conceive and/or develop creative solutions and possess strong problem-solving skills
    Experience working with outlined standards
    Ability to quickly and efficiently manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    Ability to mentor other employees
    Experience developing and maintaining documentation for procedures and processes


    Preferred:
    Preference given to candidates with the below skills/experience.
    Must also meet minimum requirements.
    Bachelor's Degree in applicable field preferred