Contract-to-hire Senior SCCM Engineer Opportunity in Dallas, TX

Senior Engineer – EndPoint Configuration & Automation

The candidate would assist us with an SCCM rollout to roughly 40 branches, converting their current imaging server (MDT) to SCCM.  The candidate would need to be proficient in all things SCCM, including Operating System Deployment, Desired Configuration Management, Application Packaging and Deployments, Software Updates, Bitlocker Administration, reporting, advanced collection queries, and all things troubleshooting and management in SCCM.  The candidate would also need to be proficient in Microsoft inTune management for mobile devices as well as Windows devices.  The candidate would also need to be proficient in Active Directory, Group Policy, and other Microsoft configuration management technologies.

This would be more of a senior level SCCM role, so 4-5 years experience is beneficial, along with experience in a diverse, decentralized global environment.

SUMMARY:

Reviews, analyzes, designs, programs, modifies, develops and implements complex endpoint configuration via automation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform all Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager related tasks and administration including but not limited to:  OSD/Task Sequence Creation, Driver Management, Configuration Management, Application Packaging, Software Deployment, Software Updates, Desired Configuration Management, Software Metering, Reporting, Bitlocker Administration for a global corporate infrastructure.
  • Manage Microsoft inTune configuration, delivery, and administration for mobile endpoints and workstation endpoints
  • Provide support to one or more projects simultaneously
  • Deliver projects on schedule
  • Work with internal customers on complex needs and may consult with external customers
  • Assess and determine technical frameworks for managing  endpoints across the organization.
  • Create short-term tactical solutions to achieve long-term objectives and an overall  endpoint management roadmap
  • Develop and promote  endpoint management methodologies and standards
  • Establish processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate  endpoints; take steps to assure  endpoint configuration accuracy and validity
  • Work closely with project managers on all projects involving  endpoints
  • Develop and implement key components as needed to create testing criteria in order to guarantee the fidelity and performance of  endpoints
  • Document the  endpoint configuration and environment in order to maintain a current and accurate view of the larger picture
  • Plan and coordinate own work to meet commitments and quality expectations
  • Identify and resolve project issues
  • Achieve external certifications, memberships, and/or awards/recognition in various areas of specialization
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPANY’S FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES:

  1. Adaptability – Effectively adapts and to changing work environments.  Remains flexible in spite of adversity.  Embraces change from current environment to desired future state.  Adapts effectively to changing technology and changing job demands.
  2. Resourcefulness – Takes steps to improve processes, correct errors, and expand overall products or services in order to meet the customer’s changing needs.  Strives for continuous improvement and ultimately perfection by identifying opportunities and accessing risks.  Supports an environment that is conducive to change and fosters a free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Customer Focus – Provides excellent customer service to clients, vendors, and/or fellow Company employees.  Responds promptly, professionally, effectively, and efficiently to internal and external customer needs.  Manages difficult or emotional situations.  Recognizes sense of urgency in responding to needs.  Follows up to ensure requests, needs, and commitments are met are met consistently.  Displays an attitude of friendliness and service towards our customers and a willingness to make the extra effort to satisfy their needs.
  4. Dependability – Meets deadlines and commitments to ensure the job gets done.  Consistently completes assignments in an accurate and timely fashion.  Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.  Demonstrates ability to work independently.  Meets deadlines and performs at expected level in typical circumstances as well as unexpected circumstances.
  5. Ethics – Exemplifies and integrates Company’s code of ethics into all aspects of management.  Supports and upholds the organization’s standards and values.  Demonstrates honesty, reliability, and professionalism.  Maintains the highest ethical standards in Company policy and employee conduct.  Discourages violation of ethical conduct.  Ensures sensitive information remains confidential.

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIRMENTS:

  1. Analytical Skills – Synthesizes complex or diverse information using intuition, research and experience to complement data provided.  Reviews & analyzes a wide variety of information and recommends a specific course of action.
  2. Business Process Improvement – Takes steps to improve or correct errors and expand overall products or services.  Strives for continuous improvement by identifying opportunities and assessing risks.  Supports an environment conducive to change and foster free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Critical Thinking – Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  4. Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.  Ability to create or interpret graphs, tables, and formulas.
  5. Problem Resolution – Analyzes problems and alternative solutions and takes appropriate timely action to achieve desired business results.  Seeks unique and novel solutions to problems and considers impact of final resolution.
  6. Productivity – Stays focused and uses time efficiently.  Prioritizes work effectively.  Performs work with minimal supervision.
  7. Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to assignments or role.
  8. Drive to Perform – Identifies and accomplishes challenging objectives or personal goals.  Works effectively with others to achieve goals.  Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.  Maintains a high level of interest, enthusiasm and personal focus.
  9. Technical Skills – Ability to understand and interpret the laws, rules, policies, procedures, or systems related to the job.
  10. Technology – Generates or adapts equipment and technology to serve user needs.  Writes or interprets computer programming for various purposes.
  11. Customer Service – Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate with internal customers with the ability to calm tense situations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in the related field in a large corporation or consulting environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five (5) or more years working knowledge, production support, and configuration experience of relevant infrastructure systems required.
  • Experience with Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager and related suite of applications.
  • Experience with Microsoft’s inTune and related suite of applications
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly/non-technical language
  • Must posses a collaborative/team oriented work approach
  • Must have strong oral and written skills to effectively communicate ideas and processes
  • Ability to be flexible within a fast-moving work environment and juggle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and analytic faculties
  • Solid troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of deploying software, patches, operating systems, and configuration items utilizing Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Working knowledge and experience analyzing SCCM and system logs and identifying potential issues with deployments, introducing and integrating new technologies into existing endpoint environments, performing routine audits of systems and software, and automating endpoint configuration items.
  • Experience automating and applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes, installing and configuring new hardware and software, and responsible for adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Experience implementing configuation items with Group Policy.
  • Must be a team player who works well with customers and colleagues at all levels
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess knowledge of multiple technology environments/toolsets and the associated infrastructure/operations
  • Experience with the following:
    • ITSM Tools and Processes
    • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and related tools
    • DameWare and other Remote Connectivity tools
    • Felxera Admin Studio
    • ORCA
    • inTune
    • JAMF
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Microsoft Azure and Office 365
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft Active Directory
    • System Administration
    • Power Shell
    • Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS and Terminal Services)
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
    • Microsoft Hyper-V
    • VMWare
    • Microsoft Windows Server and WorkStation OS (Server 2008 and above, Windows 7 and above).
    • Windows AutoPilot including White Glove

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WORK SCHEDULE:

Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Extended business hours and weekends will be required.

Senior Systems Engineer Opportunity in Denton, TX

Our client in Denton, TX is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer.

The Sr. Systems Engineer will pro-actively ensure the highest levels of system and infrastructure availability and security, with industry best practices. Perform troubleshooting for hardware and software issues. Participate in the design, development and implementation of Retail Systems projects.

Must have experience in operational support and large project delivery.

Responsibilities

• Maintain industry compliance standards.

• Install, configure, test and maintain enterprise software, infrastructure and management tools.

• Identify and test system performance for optimization and stability, and work with responsible parties to implement fixes.

• Maintain security, backup and redundancy strategies

• Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and provide automation.

• Participate in the design of Retail Systems support systems

• Provide 2nd and 3rd level support as needed.

• Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.

• Industry certifications (A+, Network +, CCNA, CCNP, MSCA, MCSP, Mobility+)

• 3-5 years of experience in related field

This company offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match.

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Contract eCommerce and Product Development Project Manager Opportunity in Dallas, TX

Client is committed to being the leader in the brand experience category by designing and producing powerful integrated digital and live events that connect people in ways that are meaningful and measurable. This is a Company built on integrity and a commitment to the well-being of our colleagues, our clients, the industry, and the environment.  Nearly 90 years later, the Client family still runs the company, along with more than 6,500 equally passionate employee-owners and 30,000 part-time workers. The family legacy shines through everything we do, from our creative inspiration right down to the sustainable carpet under your feet.

As a Technical Program Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of the project and development lifecycles and responsible for the successful delivery of new solutions that will be used by our employees and customers who produce events for some of the most well known brands in the world. We’re looking for individuals that show they can do whatever it takes to make sure that our projects/programs are successfully deployed. The right person for this position will be able to demonstrate creative energy and passion for delivering complex projects. You’ll be expected to communicate well both verbally and written to help lead and direct other team members and 3rd party vendors in our quest to be the premier provider of solutions to the event industry.

Flexibility and adaptability are key. Some of the things we do have never been done before, so we need

someone who can adapt both in thinking and learning new processes, applications and methods. You

may occasionally be asked to travel to events and work with our Business Partners and Technology Team to help make sure our technology is deployed successfully.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Technical Program Manager is responsible for the successful management of multiple medium to large, complex, multi-phased projects by leading cross-functional teams to define scope, plan, execute and deliver exceptional business value on time and within budget. The Technical Program Manager will manage all aspects of new and existing programs/projects from start to finish and be the single point of contact for all program activities, schedule and status. This position receives very broad guidance from management and requires a high level of initiative, self-motivation and problem-solving ability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consistently find ways to solve customer and business partner problems with effective solutions that minimize effort yet produce high value solutions.
  • Help support our business partners in building a business case and define success critieria for the project prior to receiving approval.
  • Produce polished executive-level presentations; deliver information to internal business partners that is clear, concise and effectivly influences critical decisions.
  • Provide leadership and facilitate the work of cross-functional teams by clarifying project objectives and defining tactics necessary to accomplish the objectives.
  • Manage a portfolio of multiple projects including interdependencies between different work streams.
  • Drive cross-functional team members to define project schedules and milestones, project plans, budgets, scope, and timeline.
  • Develop program budgets and integrate program costs into the organization-level budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Ensure effective team identification of project risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies; act as an escalation point for the team and implements effective mitigation strategies by taking corrective action to achieve project goals.
  • Communicate accurately regarding delivery of work products and services, planning efforts, personnel relationships with other organizations and resources.
  • Provide effective leadership and strategic direction to multiple vendors and project teams.
  • Coordinate project related activities across up to 5 different applications/teams.
  • Flexibility managing your time wisely to be available to remove roadblcks/obstacles for offshore resources/teams in a timely manner.
  • Working knowledge on the different components of an eComerce site.  (Catalogs, Parts, Prices, Customers, Orders, Shopping Carts, Payments…)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

CLIENT’S FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES:

  1. Adaptability – Effectively adapts to changing work environments.  Remains flexible in spite of adversity.  Embraces change from current environment to desired future state.  Adapts effectively to changing technology and changing job demands.
  2. Resourcefulness – Takes steps to improve processes, correct errors, and expand overall products or services in order to meet the customer’s changing needs.  Strives for continuous improvement and, ultimately, perfection by identifying opportunities and accessing risks.  Supports an environment that is conducive to change and fosters a free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Customer Focus – Provides excellent customer service to clients, vendors, and/or fellow Client employees.  Responds promptly, professionally, effectively, and efficiently to internal and external customer needs.  Manages difficult or emotional situations.  Recognizes sense of urgency in responding to needs.  Follows up to ensure requests, needs, and commitments are met consistently.  Displays an attitude of friendliness and service towards our customers and a willingness to make the extra effort to satisfy their needs.
  4. Dependability – Meets deadlines and commitments to ensure the job gets done.  Consistently completes assignments in an accurate and timely fashion.  Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.  Demonstrates ability to work independently.  Meets deadlines and performs at expected level in typical circumstances as well as unexpected circumstances.
  5. Ethics – Exemplifies and integrates Client’s code of ethics into all aspects of management.  Supports and upholds the organization’s standards and values.  Demonstrates honesty, reliability, and professionalism.  Maintains the highest ethical standards in Company policy and employee conduct.  Discourages violation of ethical conduct.  Ensures sensitive information remains confidential.

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIRMENTS:

  1. Analytical Skills – Synthesizes complex or diverse information using intuition, research and experience to complement data provided.  Reviews & analyzes a wide variety of information and recommends a specific course of action.
  2. Business Process Improvement – Takes steps to improve or correct errors and expand overall products or services.  Strives for continuous improvement by identifying opportunities and assessing risks.  Supports an environment conducive to change and fosters free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Critical Thinking – Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  4. Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.  Ability to create or interpret graphs, tables, and formulas.
  5. Problem Resolution – Analyzes problems and alternative solutions and takes appropriate timely action to achieve desired business results.  Seeks unique and novel solutions to problems and considers impact of final resolution.
  6. Productivity – Stays focused and uses time efficiently.  Prioritizes work effectively.  Performs work with minimal supervision.
  7. Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to assignments or role.
  8. Drive to Perform – Identifies and accomplishes challenging objectives or personal goals.  Works effectively with others to achieve goals.  Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.  Maintains a high level of interest, enthusiasm and personal focus.
  9. Technical Skills – Ability to understand and interpret the laws, rules, policies, procedures, or systems related to the job.
  10. Technology – Generates or adapts equipment and technology to serve user needs.  Writes or interprets computer programming for various purposes.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Not applicable

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer systems or related field.
  • 7+ years Program / Project Management experience.
  • Prior experience as an IT Program Manager.
  • Prior experience developing and manageing project timelines, resources, vendors, and budgetary requirements for large, complex projects.
  • Strong background in application development methodologies, SDLC, Aglile, Scrum, and other IT industry standards.
  • Solid technical skills and background as needed to support the oversight of development and management of complex applications.
  • Solid technical understanding of multiple technologies.
  • Prior experience managing an eCommerce project.
  • Excellent people management skills to lead and influence diverse professional resources.
  • Effectively partner with IT and business area representatives to lead and support development activities.
  • Experience leading projects founded on a platform of innovative & emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrate strong business judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Extended business hours and weekends will be required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

None required

TRAVEL DEMANDS:

Some travel will be required as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; drive, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee will be required to work long hours as needed.

COMMENTS The position described above is a general outline of the job’s responsibilities and requirements.  The duties may increase or decrease at any time at the discretion of management


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Contract-to-hire Full Stack Developer/CTO Opportunity in Dallas, TX

We have a Dallas, TX client, a financial technology company, that is looking for a Full Stack Developer/CTO Contract-to-hire to work on their comprehensive financial technology tool.

Here’s a brief description of the skills they are looking for:

1.            Front-end (the web UI):

a.            Microsoft ASP.NET / C# (pronounced c-sharp)

b.            Javascript

c.             Bootstrap

d.            SignalR for real-time communications

e.            We plan to migrate to React in the next major release

2.            Back-end servers (chat, level 2, quotes, indices, etc):

a.            Microsoft ASP.NET / C# (pronounced c-sharp)

b.            SignalR for real-time communications

3.            Application database (used for chat, stats, and user details)

a.            MySQL

4.            Results database (where the algo server puts results and the back-end servers read from)

a.            MongoDB

5.            Algo server

a.            Java

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Direct-hire Full Stack Developer Opportunity in South Dallas, TX

Direct-hire Full Stack Developer Opportunity in South Dallas, TX

The Full Stack Developer will provide development skills to efficiently develop code that can be leveraged across multiple sites. It is important to build synergies around development objects for reuse rather than have to rebuild every time.  Will participate in technical design and visual design sessions providing input on best practices.  

We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated person with a strong customer focus and the ability to work on key initiatives.  The individual will have a structured working approach and excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Working closely with our Sitecore Architect and Design Team to execute business critical projects from our strategic roadmap
  • Acting as first line of support on critical application and user interaction issues
  • Working closely with other members of the digital team to fully integrate the user experience across multiple platforms
  • Respond promptly to internal and external customer requests.
  • Execute daily, iteration and project level tasks on time and within committed timeframes.
  • Lead the design and development of assigned projects.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of User Interface (UI)/User Experience (UX) designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability while ensuring application security
  • Must also work closely with team members in a collaborative manner to achieve common team objectives.
  • Interface with business analysts and technical staff and be responsible for delivering complete work products
  • Takes direction from project team members and immediate supervisor, but takes initiative and shows leadership when appropriate
  • Ability to actively contribute from day one in a fast paced and evolving environment
  • Ability to work independently or on a team
  • Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, other)

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related discipline with an information technology focus or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  

Experience must include:

  • Minimum 3+ years of JavaScript, jQuery, and CSS development experience
  • Some C#, ASP .Net, Sitecore SXA, Angular, Knockout, Telerik Kendo UI, experience or awareness a plus
  • Async, Multi-Threaded, Concurrent, Multi-User development
  • Deep hands-on knowledge of the HTML5 and CSS.
  • Experience with source control, work item tracking, and build management with GIT (or similar)
  • .Net Core, MVC, Microservices, Web API and/or WCF Services with Entity Framework.
  • SQL Server
  • XML
  • entity framework
  • Linq
  • Postman tool
  • Proven experience delivering enterprise-level projects and solutions from inception through support
  • Experience with mobile development and/or mobile-first responsive design
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, oral and written communications)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Strong relationship building and collaboration skills
  • Must be highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent creative and analytical capabilities
  • Adaptable, creative problem solver wanting to help evolve digital maturity and influence adoption across the organization
  • Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport persuades others, and gains understanding.
  • Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions, including the persistence and willingness to take calculated risk, to stimulate, market and sell new ideas within the organization.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group, to achieve results through team efforts, and the desire and ability to motivate, persuade and direct the activities of others.
  • Ability to manage/implement projects and contributes to concept development, and ability to identify, analyze and resolve business issues through solution-oriented projects.
  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct.

If you have this experience, feel you are a fit for this position, and are interested, please answer the questions below:

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Direct-hire Project Manager/SQL Developer Opportunity in Dallas, TX

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Direct-hire Project Manager/SQL Developer Opportunity in Dallas, TX

The Project Manager is 60% PM, 40% SQL Development and Database Management

Overall Responsibility

The project planning, coordination, documentation, and testing for various IT driven initiatives. It requires cross functional coordination and working with onsite/off-shore developers.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Excellent in understanding, analyzing and documenting Business Requirements, Functional specifications, Business process flow, Business process mapping.
  • Ability to quickly gather an understanding of our core business operation platform. Industry experience across various domains such as Optometry, Healthcare, Insurance, etc.
  • Proficient in data analysis, developing Business Process Diagrams, Use Case, and Collaboration diagrams.
  • Identifying problem areas, analyzing and recommending business solutions
  • Provide user support and training
  • Expertise in Project Planning, Requirements Documentation, Analysis, Working with technical resources, Testing, System documentation and user training.
  • Experience in all phases of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experience in overall Project management methodologies like Agile, Scrum, FDD, and Waterfall
  • Business Process re-engineering and processes standardization across business units
  • Implementation of a common business operating platform across all business units
  • Data analysis, SQL, and system admin skills. Past IT development background is a Plus.

Required Skills and Experiences

  • MS/BS degree in MIS, Computer Science, Business related technical field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years experience as a BA/PM highly desired
  • Experience with business process requirement documentation, process mapping, and SDLC
  • Experience in Optometry/Eyecare/Healthcare is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with both internal and external customers
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment and stay motivated and flexible
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to resolve technical, procedural, and operational issues
  • Courteous, polite and professional
  • Self-starter and Self-managed
  • Flexibility to travel

Key Style Characteristics:

  • Bias For Action / Entrepreneurialism – Willingness to “roll up her/his sleeves” and work in a lean fast paced start-up environment
  • Collaboration – Comfortable working in decision making teams and ability to influence employees positively
  • Simplicity / Focus – Ability to focus on a few important items that matter and truly drive results.
  • People First – AEG is building a culture where people matter.  The HR Analyst will positively influence whenever possible.
  • Adaptability – The ability to retain an open mind for change, ability to move in different direction, ability to remain bias free.
  • Critical Thinking – Must be able to make well-thought out recommendations using data
  • Accountable – Must stand behind commitments, take responsibility for words/actions and be accountable for individual and team goals.
  • Resilience – Ability to cope and maintain emotional separation from issues; ability to manage stress and be graceful in stressful situations

Benefits:

  • Location: Dallas, Northeast and Midwest
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • PTO
  • Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Life, STD, LTD, Basic Life, Voluntary
  • Matching 401k

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Direct-hire Desktop Support Analyst Opportunity in Dallas, TX

Our Dallas, TX client, a publicly traded company and a leader in the Senior Housing and Care Industry seeks an experienced Desktop Support Analyst.  This position will report to the Manager of Desktop Support and Cyber Security, and will be a lead provider of PC and software support to both our Senior Care facilities and the Corporate Office in Dallas, TX.  The position will be primarily responsible for End User General IT Support, but will also be responsible for company hardware refresh projects, hardware inventory, and backup support to other IT personnel. 

Job Responsibilities:

The candidate assuming this role will be responsible for providing Tier II and III technical support for PC’s, printers, timeclocks, and software issues.

Primary duties include:

  • Provides accurate and courteous desktop support to both Corporate and Community employees on a timely basis
  • Monitors the successful resolution of tickets and provides appropriate progress reporting and status as necessary
  • Responsible for troubleshooting hardware, software, and connectivity issues remotely
  • Responsible for the purchase, configuration, and inventory of hardware/software
  • Arranges for and/or prepares equipment for shipping/receiving
  • Work with 3rd party vendor for any email setups, terminations, and general issues
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Manager or IT Director

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 4+ years experience in a desktop/helpdesk senior role
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to interface well with people in person, via telephone, and email and provide IT support in a positive and courteous manner
  • Expert knowledge of Windows 7/10
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Knowledge of network security practices, antivirus, and encryption software
  • Developing help and how to documents
  • Proper IT change management processes

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma and/or GED certificate required
  • Four year college degree preferred, however a combination of an Associates Degree and Experience will also be considered
  • A+ certification is a plus


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Direct-hire Senior Accountant Opportunity in Richardson, TX

Direct-hire Senior Accountant Opportunity in Richardson, TX

JOB SUMMARY:

  • The Senior Accountant for Financial Reporting & Corporate Accounting is a key member of our Corporate Accounting team and will be responsible for supporting various corporate accounting, month-end close and internal and external financial reporting activities.
  • This individual will play a critical role in our accounting and financial reporting processes and will be responsible for recording journal entries for his or her assigned areas, posting corporate allocation and consolidation entries, performing account analyses, providing accounting support to corporate departments and business units, and assisting with technical accounting research and preparation of financial statements, footnotes and other disclosures for the Company’s quarterly and annual financial statement filings.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares monthly journal entries and account analyses for assigned areas
  • Provides accounting support to corporate departments and business units
  • Assists with technical accounting research and preparation of supporting documentation, analyses and accounting whitepapers for technical accounting matters as assigned
  • Assists with preparation of financial statements, footnotes and other disclosures for SEC comparable Forms 10-K and 10-Q, and other financial filings as needed
  • Assist with providing support to external auditors for quarterly reviews and year-end audit process

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies and participates in process improvement projects across the Corporate Accounting team
  • Assists with special projects and other duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree (B.S. or equivalent) in Accounting. Advanced degree in Accounting preferred
  • CPA or current CPA exam candidate required
  • Minimum of 3-5+ years progressive accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience or combination of public accounting and industry strongly preferred
  • Experience with SEC filings and/or technical accounting research required
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple activities with a strong personal commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are critical to success in the role


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Direct-hire Network Architect Opportunity in Denton, TX

Our Denton, TX client is looking for a Network Architect for a Direct-hire position.

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  • Designs, plans and implements data and communications networks using the latest technology to prepare for business growth
  • Development and design of highly available, tightly integrated, secure, flexible, and fault-tolerant networking systems
  • Designs, Implements and supports applications optimization, load balancing and WAN optimization
  • Understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models for the Network.
  • Drive digital innovation by leveraging innovative new technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and transform the existing core technology base and IT estate.
  • Define high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the current and future state, typically in sync with the IT budgeting or other capital planning processes.
  • Lead the analysis of the current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement. In addition, lead the analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise as well as on the enterprise technology architecture.
  • Coach, mentor and collaborate with technical subject matter experts and network peers to develop technology architecture that enables and drives new business capabilities and operating models 

Credentials And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • Ten years of design and implementation experience in IT, with a deep knowledge in network and security architecture.
  • Deep understanding in a diverse number of technical configurations, technologies and processing environments (such as Cisco, Arista, Palo Alto, Juniper, F5, Aruba)

Skills 

  • SME in network and security architecture
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the following: TCP/IP, Routing Protocols (OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, BGP), QoS, Multicast, MPLS, Network Segmentation
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of IT service management (ITSM) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library standards (ITIL)
  • DNS, ARP, FTP, TFTP network-based applications
  • Ability to lead a project in the Solutioning, Design, Implementation, up to closure
  • All knowledge must be based on actual and current product experience and thought leadership roles
  • Need mix of architect and operations experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Competencies 

  • Ability to understand the long-term (“big picture”) and short-term perspectives of situations and how they relate to achieving targeted business outcomes
  • Ability to estimate the financial impact of technology alternatives
  • Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to enable future-state business capabilities that, in turn, drive targeted business outcomes
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of existing, new and emerging technologies that enable and drive new business designs and models
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and be respected as a leader 

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Contract DevOps Engineer – Release/Scrum Opportunity in Dallas, TX

DevOps Engineer – Release/Scrum

As a Devops Engineer – Release/Scrum, you will be involved in all aspects of the project and development lifecycles and responsible for the successful delivery of new solutions that will be used by our employees and customers who produce events for some of the most well known brands in the world. We’re looking for individuals that show they can do whatever it takes to make sure that our projects/programs are successfully deployed. The right person for this position will be able to demonstrate creative energy and passion for delivering complex projects. You’ll be expected to project to completion, communicate with technical and nontechnical business partners,  and direct other team members in our quest to be the premier provider of solutions to the event industry.

Flexibility and adaptability are key. Some of the things we do have never been done before, so we need

someone who can adapt both in thinking and learning new processes, applications and methods. You

will occasionally be asked to travel to events and work with our Business Partners and Technology Team to help make sure our technology is deployed successfully.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supports and designs the continuous integration and delivery pipeline applications, leads daily standups, organizes and leads Scrum like ceremonies, various scripting and automation tasks relative to service delivery, and/or platforms support. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support continuous integration and delivery pipeline.
  • Support the implementation / automation for all aspects of service delivery.
  • Lead daily Scrum for project team members.
  • Perform other duties such as documentation of applications and standards, maintenance of ticketing queues, general assistance with projects, troubleshooting, or after hours FDLC support as assigned.
  • Design dashboards to document overall health of project and work allocation
  • Facilitate cross team communication and documentation of requirements.
  • Partner with Product Owners to requirement gather for features and their user stories.
  • Implement platform standards to enforce automation efforts.
  • Document pipeline and support applications as needed.
  • Maintain deployment request and incident queue.
  • Facilitate after hours deployment efforts as needed.
  • Support development and QA teams in their deployment efforts as needed.
  • Open change tickets as needed to facilitate release automation processes
  • Become thoroughly familiar with all compliance and security requirements, adhering to all policy and standards, adapting to CI/CD platform as needed.
  • Support pipeline platforms
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately, deferring to management on communicating with external teams as needed.
  • Attend departmental, project and general meetings and effectively represent current status as appropriate.
  • Participate in company provided training and perform independent training and research as appropriate.
  • Achieve external certifications, memberships, and/or awards/recognition in area of specialization 
  • Support data architectures and verify they are in regulatory and legal compliance
  • Plan and coordinate own work to meet commitments and quality expectations
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

COMPANY’S FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES:

  1. Adaptability – Effectively adapts to changing work environments.  Remains flexible in spite of adversity.  Embraces change from current environment to desired future state.  Adapts effectively to changing technology and changing job demands.
  2. Resourcefulness – Takes steps to improve processes, correct errors, and expand overall products or services in order to meet the customer’s changing needs.  Strives for continuous improvement and, ultimately, perfection by identifying opportunities and assessing risks.  Supports an environment that is conducive to change and fosters a free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Customer Focus – Provides excellent customer service to clients, vendors, and/or fellow company employees.  Responds promptly, professionally, effectively, and efficiently to internal and external customer needs.  Manages difficult or emotional situations.  Recognizes sense of urgency in responding to needs.  Follows up to ensure requests, needs, and commitments are met consistently.  Displays an attitude of friendliness and service towards our customers and a willingness to make the extra effort to satisfy their needs.
  4. Dependability – Meets deadlines and commitments to ensure the job gets done.  Consistently completes assignments in an accurate and timely fashion.  Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.  Demonstrates ability to work independently.  Meets deadlines and performs at expected level in typical circumstances as well as unexpected circumstances.
  5. Ethics – Exemplifies and integrates company’s code of ethics into all aspects of management.  Supports and upholds the organization’s standards and values.  Demonstrates honesty, reliability, and professionalism.  Maintains the highest ethical standards in Company policy and employee conduct.  Discourages violation of ethical conduct.  Ensures sensitive information remains confidential.

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIRMENTS:

  1. Analytical Skills – Synthesizes complex or diverse information using intuition, research and experience to complement data provided.  Reviews & analyzes a wide variety of information and recommends a specific course of action.
  2. Business Process Improvement – Takes steps to improve or correct errors and expand overall products or services.  Strives for continuous improvement by identifying opportunities and assessing risks.  Supports an environment conducive to change and fosters free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Critical Thinking – Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  4. Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.  Ability to create or interpret graphs, tables, and formulas.
  5. Problem Resolution – Analyzes problems and alternative solutions and takes appropriate timely action to achieve desired business results.  Seeks unique and novel solutions to problems and considers impact of final resolution.
  6. Productivity – Stays focused and uses time efficiently.  Prioritizes work effectively.  Performs work with minimal supervision.
  7. Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to assignments or role.
  8. Drive to Perform – Identifies and accomplishes challenging objectives or personal goals.  Works effectively with others to achieve goals.  Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.  Maintains a high level of interest, enthusiasm and personal focus.
  9. Technical Skills – Ability to understand and interpret the laws, rules, policies, procedures, or systems related to the job.
  10. Technology – Generates or adapts equipment and technology to serve user needs.  Writes or interprets computer programming for various purposes. Works with senior engineers to enhance abilities.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Not applicable

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, or equivalent combinaton of education and experience
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in the related field in a large corporation or consulting environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Three (3) or more years working knowledge, production support, and configuration experience of relevant systems applications required
  • Experience with SDLC, Azure DevOps query languages, and project iteration tracking.
  • Specialization may encompass one or more business application areas, and knowledge will include basic understanding of business and technical interfaces
  • Demonstrated knowldege of multiple technology environments, and toolsets, and the associated infrastructure/operations
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure and design within Azure is preferred. Ability to present ideas in user-friendly/non-technical language
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Must posses a collaborative/team oriented work approach
  • Must have strong oral and written skills to effectively communicate ideas and processes
  • Ability to be flexible within a fast-moving work environment and juggle multiple priorities simultaneously

WORK SCHEDULE:

Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Extended business hours and weekends will be required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

PSM1 certifications desirable, but not required.

TRAVEL DEMANDS:

Some travel may be required, as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; drive, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee will be required to work long hours as needed.

COMMENTS

The position described above is a general outline of the job’s responsibilities and requirements.  The duties may increase or decrease at any time at the discretion of management.


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