https://www.softdevjobs.com/other/feeds/atomSoftware Development: Otherhttps://www.softdevjobs.com/files/site_logos/207428/207428.jpgSoftware Developmenthttps://www.softdevjobs.com/2008-11-18T22:49:05-00:00https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/3bff7f365fdf52793f6fd97e41a5f7fe/?d=1Java Programmer / TLC Staffing / San Diego, CA2008-11-18T22:49:05-00:002008-11-18T22:49:05-00:00
2-3 year long contract in San Diego, CA

1) JEE/Java – Must be an expert in Java, EJB 3.0 and MDB. Prefer 3-5 year experience programming complex applications in Java

2) Seam Framework, Hibernate

3) Adobe Flex

4) JBoss AS

5) SQL Server 2005 – Must understand SQL Server 2005 and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) with SQL Server 2005

6) Best practices for designing web services

7) Understand Service Oriented Architecture and/or Enterprise Service Bus

8) MQ Series



Additional skills:

1) C#/.net Framework/ASP.NET – Prefer that the candidates understand .net Framework including C# Programming language and ASP.NET (not a requirement)

2) IIS – Prefer that the candidate understand configuring Microsoft's IIS webserver

3) AJAX – Must be proficient in Asynchronous Javascript and XML (AJAX)

4) Open Source Tools

- MySQL

- JBOSS – Prefer that the candidate is familiar with the JBOSS Project, specifically the below listed components. This skill is highly desirable, but not a requirement

o JBoss ESB

o JBoss Portal


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/66a4fa405bdd807400d5b3e0d29b84b0/?d=1IT Asset Coordinator for Fortune 500 Company / Nation's Leading Provider / Mendota Heights, MN2008-11-18T19:28:50-00:002008-11-18T19:28:50-00:00
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IT Asset Management Coordinator
3 months contract to hire
Mendota Heights, MN
We are currently seeking an IT Asset Management Coordinator. This position will be responsible for performing daily asset management responsibilities. This person will be customer facing and could, at times, liaison communications between I.T. personnel and LPS Desktop and other business units.
Position Responsibilities
• Maintain control and accuracy of computer hardware, software, mobile devices and other IT assets
• Verify the receipt of assets and maintain copies of the applicable packing slips for assets
• Coordinates software licensing true ups
• Coordinates procurement of hardware such as desktops, laptops, scanners, mobile devices and other IT assets
• Reviews computer deployment requests
• Coordinate transfers of assets
• Work closely with IT management and HR to create detailed reports as required (i.e., spares, forecasts, lost/stolen, etc.)
• Coordinate and communicate with technical staff and various levels of management
• Assist with selection and implementation o of asset management software
• Primary user of Asset Management software
• Perform other duties as required
Position Requirements
• 2-3 years asset management experience
• Must be proficient in Windows XP and Microsoft Office suite of applications
• Familiarity with software compliance practices and tools
• Knowledgeable of ITIL asset management practices
• Outstanding customer service and communication skills
• Ability to work well in a team oriented environment
• Ability to transport equipment often weighing up to 30 pounds
• Works well independently and takes initiative to find answers and seek guidance when appropriate
• Ability to handle multiple projects
• Excellent organizational skills


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/6a6c48fb07dee1126826983505376205/?d=1Systems Tester/Technical Analyst / 500 Fortune Company / Minneapolis, MN2008-11-17T15:34:21-00:002008-11-17T15:34:21-00:00
Mission of the job is to focus the team on technical excellence – capturing requirements as acceptance tests whose successful execution communicates team progress, ensuring that information is readily available and visible both within and external to the team, promoting collaboration across roles and disciplines and building an environment where we can rapidly test and re-test.
Key Responsibilities
 Maintain evidence of the association between requirements and organizational goals and needs
 Creation of acceptance tests to illustrate requirements from both business and technical stakeholders as they are written
 define the need for and support of the design of test harnesses for automating the execution of acceptance tests
 communicate test execution results as a means of describing status
 identify consequences of unsuccessful test results
Supporting Contributions
 requesting team consideration of tools for rapid development, compilation, testing, and integration with each other's code
 ensuring the existence of / adherence to team-developed standards
 raising issues if the team's progress towards 100% successful test results within the allotted time appears to be at risk
Minimum Requirements
 knowledge of modeling and specification techniques for requirements and quality assurance
 ability to facilitate participative requirements and test development sessions
 capacity for decomposing goals, features, functions and solutions
 ability to articulate connections among tests at the enterprise, system, integration and unit test level
 familiarity with component-based development and its risk factors
Desirable Skills/Abilities
 domain and technology expertise
 oral, written, and diagrammatic communication skills
 commitment to human-centric business value-driven software development
 familiarity with test-driven development and other agile practices



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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/7bbed639e8de29cbbf5eb07032af3935/?d=1Office Administrator / TEAM International / Lake Mary, FL2008-11-13T17:53:54-00:002008-11-13T17:53:54-00:00
Looking for an Office Administrator who can provide direction, administration and coordination of various office procedures for our growing US and International IT staffing business. This is a part-time position working three full work days from 8:00 – 5:00 Mon/Wed/Friday.
Knowledge of human resources management (payroll, employee files, benefits, workers comp, insurance, etc) techniques, principles and practices.
General accounting knowledge needed along with the ability to handle phones filing expenses and basic administrative functions.
Knowledge of computer, programs and applications and proficient in MS Outlook/Email, MS Word, MS Excel and some MS PowerPoint.
Skilled in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.
Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients, employees, consultants, third party players and vendors.
Will provide various Personal Assistant tasks to CEO.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/ec3214ebf7881c0f1e2df09a3f3c4018/?d=1Technical Consultant- J2EE / Marchon Partners / Canton, MA2008-11-12T14:58:17-00:002008-11-12T14:58:17-00:00Marchon Partners/Canton, MA

Key Responsibilities:

Acquire knowledge of theenterprise revenue management software features and services at both a functional and technical level.
Key leader on the team implementing the Enterprise Revenue Management software with ERP systems.
Work with Business Analysts to perform requirements analysis review, provide validation of the solution functional documents and validation and development of the system designs.
Hands-on development of integration solution.
Work with third-party consulting partners in a team leadership role in delivering customer solutions.
Communicate effectively with the customers and partners and internal teams.
Qualifications:


At least six years experience in software development required, with enterprise business application server technical services or development highly preferred.
Experience working with XML, XQuery, XPath, WSDL and XSD.
Strong Working experience with web services: SOAP and WSDL based development
Working knowledge of BPEL Orchestrations, Enterprise Service Bus and Messaging Concepts. For example: Active Endpoints, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle BPM Suite, etc.
Strong knowledge of object oriented programming and tiered applications in a J2EE or .Net environment
Solid experience with business rules engines is highly desired.
Experience with major ERP applications such as Oracle and SAP preferred or other financial applications background preferred.
Excellent communication (oral & written) and organizational skills proven in dealing with major stakeholders regarding complex application requirements.
Some degree of travel (perhaps up to 10%).
BS in Computer Science, MIS or related major highly desired.


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/a1667d578e3404a810f44b5a6c43802b/?d=1Junior and Senior RoR Developers / Sonic Boom / New York, NY2008-11-07T22:41:41-00:002008-11-07T22:41:41-00:00
We are a NYC-based gaming company with 60+ employees. We are
rapidly growing and need to add real talent to our server side
engineering group. We are looking for both a senior RoR programmer
with management capabilities and also a junior programmer with RoR
or Java experience.

Please contact at emerson@sonicboommedia.com for more details and to
send your resume and cover letter, if interested!

More specifics are as follows:

SENIOR POSITION

Requirements:

- 5+ years programming experience (in Java, Ruby, C/C++ or other
enterprise-level languages);
- 1+ year of experience with the Ruby language (expert knowledge
with Ruby as a language is required!);
- 3+ years experience in managing a group of 3-5 programmers;
- solid knowledge of the Linux operating system;
- knowledge of object patterns and abstraction;
- knowledge of database servers/data queries (mySQL a plus);
- experience in enterprise-level applications

Nice to have:

- experience with Java;
- experience with JavaScript;
- experience with jQuery and Prototype libraries
- experience with Active Message Queuing;
- experience with cloud computing, such as Amazon S3

Company objectives:

- Revamping, extending, and maintaining a Rails-based platform
system which mimics the objectives and capabilities of Java Beans;
- Designing and developing backend servers for wireless and online
games and applications;
- Developing and maintaining content management tools for games and
applications


JUNIOR POSITION

Requirements:

- 1-2 years of experience programming in Java or RoR (work will be
done in RoR, but Java experience is applicable to learning our
approach to RoR);
- strong knowledge of OOP concepts;
- solid knowledge of the Linux operating system;

Nice to have:

- experience with Web 2.0 applications

Company objectives:

- Content Management applications (CMS)


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/26a6d839f539dd850ca32994f8865e7b/?d=1Web Developer/ Front End Engineer / Confidential / San Diego, CA2008-11-05T18:15:46-00:002008-11-05T18:15:46-00:00
Our client is looking for a Front End Engineer who has experience coding with HTML/CSS, developing with JavaScript, and using Photoshop. This is a contract position and a qualified candidate must be a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder.

Please send me a current resume to if you are interested in this position. I look forward to hearing from you.


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/7e9ffba5078329673bab0f582f14d6e3/?d=1IT Asset Manager / Confidential / Mendota Heights, MN2008-11-04T21:55:02-00:002008-11-04T21:55:02-00:00
IT Asset Management Coordinator
3 months contract to hire
Mendota Heights, MN
We are currently seeking an IT Asset Management Coordinator. This position will be responsible for performing daily asset management responsibilities. This person will be customer facing and could, at times, liaison communications between I.T. personnel and LPS Desktop and other business units.
Position Responsibilities
• Maintain control and accuracy of computer hardware, software, mobile devices and other IT assets
• Verify the receipt of assets and maintain copies of the applicable packing slips for assets
• Coordinates software licensing true ups
• Coordinates procurement of hardware such as desktops, laptops, scanners, mobile devices and other IT assets
• Reviews computer deployment requests
• Coordinate transfers of assets
• Work closely with IT management and HR to create detailed reports as required (i.e., spares, forecasts, lost/stolen, etc.)
• Coordinate and communicate with technical staff and various levels of management
• Assist with selection and implementation o of asset management software
• Primary user of Asset Management software
• Perform other duties as required
Position Requirements
• 2-3 years asset management experience
• Must be proficient in Windows XP and Microsoft Office suite of applications
• Familiarity with software compliance practices and tools
• Knowledgeable of ITIL asset management practices
• Outstanding customer service and communication skills
• Ability to work well in a team oriented environment
• Ability to transport equipment often weighing up to 30 pounds
• Works well independently and takes initiative to find answers and seek guidance when appropriate
• Ability to handle multiple projects
• Excellent organizational skills


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/9ec74b759bdc7f0280295343c4a78a2b/?d=1Senior Technical Support Engineer / Intronis / Boston, MA2008-10-29T17:12:55-00:002008-10-29T17:12:55-00:00Intronis/Boston, MA

Intronis, Inc.
Intronis (www.intronis.com) is a successful online backup company, delivering its service to over 6000 customers worldwide through a network of 1500 partners. Since 2003, the company has been selling a software service that allows organizations to back up its data to Intronis's remote locations. Intronis is a fast-growing, venture-funded business with significant revenue.
Intronis is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide advanced technical support to its customers and partners as a Senior Technical Support Engineer by resolving the most difficult and interesting technology issues.
Intronis prides itself on our high level of customer satisfaction. We look forward to this new addition to our team meeting and exceeding the outstanding service that our customers have come to expect.
Responsibilities
• Develop an in-depth knowledge of our eSureIT backup software
• Provide advanced support to Intronis's customer service representatives to help resolve complex technical issues
• Interact directly with Intronis's customers and partners to solve advanced technical issues
• Interact directly with Intronis's customers and partners to explain advanced technical issues in clear and concise manner using verbal and written skills
• Work closely with the Development team to help resolve the most advanced customer issues and improve software
• Contribute to Intronis's Knoweldgebase
• Contribute to Intronis's Product Roadmap
Qualifications
• Windows operating system/networking knowledge – be familiar with all versions of MS Windows from 98SE through 2003 Server
• Working knowledge of setup and configuration of Exchange 2000, 2003 and 2007
• Working knowledge of setup and configuration of MS SQL 2000 & 2005
• Linux knowledge a plus
• Excellent problem solving skills – a large portion of your responsibilities will be to resolve complex customer problems. You must have the ability to analyze a problem and take ownership of the resolution process and then document that resolution
• Excellent written and oral communication skills – you must feel comfortable interacting with customers via phone and email and sharing ideas with the rest of the staff
• Significant customer service experience
• Ability to prioritize, self motivated, manage time effectively Work schedule will be Tues-Sat or Sun-Thurs
Benefits
• Great compensation package
• Comprehensive benefits
• Tremendous Growth Potential!
• Fun and exciting work environment
• All the Coffee and Soda you can drink

If you are interested in working with us, please send a cover letter and your resume to jobs@intronis.com.
Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/0387fe14dd32a233db6f6e4f5681cd2d/?d=1CIO / Confidential / Memphis, TN2008-10-29T16:28:03-00:002008-10-29T16:28:03-00:00
is in Memphis, TN. Manufacturing company. Relocation assistance is available.
Must have management experience in the following environments:
Two main ERP systems -SAP & JDE. Future plans are to migrate out of JDE and operate SAP.
Reports to the CEO.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of approximately 60 employees in the Infrastructure, Service Delivery, Applications, SAP, Information Security, JDE/Optivision, and Facility IT Leaders. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

7-10 years demonstrated management experience which includes leadership of high performance work teams and successful deployment of new technologies and work processes
10+ years in IT, telephony and online services with demonstrated success in strategic planning, project management and the development and implementation of large scale projects
Track record of successfully creating a long-term IT vision that is highly businesslike, relevant and can be systematically implemented
BA/BS degree required MS preferred.
MUST be an US Citizen.
Salary is in the $180,000-$190,000 range

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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/b42a2a8123a3cca657a56e7555011166/?d=1Database Administrator / Confidential / Woburn, MA2008-10-29T14:57:10-00:002008-10-29T14:57:10-00:00Confidential/Woburn, MA (MA, NH, RI, CT)

Direct Hire - Woburn, MA ( Immediate Requirement )

The client's software team is developing a complex material handling software application for deployment in large-scale customer factory solutions. The fault-tolerant and scalable server-based application consists of many modules and user interfaces running across a set of client PCs. The application includes a high performance, real-time database and is used for the control of semi-autonomous mobile robotic vehicles.
The company is seeking a talented and motivated DBA to work on the design and implementation of this database. The ideal candidate will have several years of database experience across a range of designs, sizes and complexities, possesses good communication skills, and enjoy problem solving both independently and in team settings. Further, this candidate should be highly motivated and possess the desire, drive and energy that is needed to launch new products on short time lines.
This position reports directly to the Software Engineering Manager and will be a significant contributor to the complete design and implementation of the databases to be used in this ground breaking new solution for the warehouse material handling market.
Responsibilities:

* Administration of internal databases as well as our product database deployed at remote sites including: Backup/Recovery, planning and implementation, Performance monitoring and tuning, Problem identification and resolution.
* Development database administrative processes within the core application.
* Mentor support engineers on DBA recommended practices.
* Assist with the design of production database and IT architecture including clustering and replication.
* Development of database access layer.
* Performance design and tuning.
* Heavy load and complex transaction handling.

Requirements:

* BS CS or ECE.
* 4+ years Database Administration (MySql is a plus).
* 3+ years SQL Development.
* 3+ years SQL Performance tuning.
* Shell Scripting (bash, ruby, etc).
* Java programming experience.
* Linux administration experience preferred.
* Report development experience with Crystal and/or Jasper Reports preferred.
* Good written and oral communication skills.
* Desire and energy to work in a fun, fast-paced environment.

** Interested Individuals can apply **


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/00535966028ada0c940bc04c8d7f5c12/?d=1System Lead Engineer / Confidential / Woburn, MA2008-10-29T14:52:02-00:002008-10-29T14:52:02-00:00Confidential/Woburn, MA (MA, NH, RI, CT)

Direct Hire - Woburn, MA

Client is seeking a talented and motivated individual to contribute to the customer engagement process. The individual is responsible for managing the evolving product feature sets across the entire customer base. Working with customer operations and engineering personnel either on-site or remotely, and with in-house engineering teams. System Engineers tune systems and operational practice to maximize system performance and output. System engineers take a whole system approach in their thinking and can problem-solve across disciplines. Additionally, System Engineers assist with the design of follow-on solutions and systems enhancements for existing customers.
A successful candidate will have operational and / or consulting experience as well as good analytical and customer skills.
Responsibilities:

* Working with customer personnel to develop and implement operational improvement projects designed to drive performance of the total building.
* Working with Account Managers to formulate and deliver customer care plans to ensure that customers become raving fans of the technology.
* Help develop tools and models to aid the operational improvement process.
* Help develop tools and models to aid the Customer Solutions design process.
* Work with Product Management and Engineering teams to define requirements for software and hardware features and enhancements.
* Work with Customer Solutions staff to propose system expansions for existing customers.
* Assist sales team in assembling proposals, focusing on technical configuration.
* Produce clear and concise written and presentation materials for an executive-level audience.

Requirements:

* Undergraduate degree.
* Experience working in a Fulfillment, Manufacturing, Logistics, or other operational environment; consulting experience is desirable.
* Demonstrated ability to work in rapidly changing startup environment.
* Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
* Skilled at answering customer technical questions in a friendly and encouraging manner.
* Strong presentation skills with the confidence to present to large, executive-level audiences.
* Ability and willingness to travel approximately 50%.
* Experience with Six Sigma methodology is preferred.

Intersted individuals can apply.


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/f87f17aacccdde39c611c6296d5c6368/?d=1RF Engineer Support & Project Manager Positions / Confidential / Alpharetta, GA2008-10-28T14:42:00-00:002008-10-28T14:42:00-00:00
RF Support
 Support a national team leading a license management program including an FCC 850 CGSA update filing project.
 601 Engineering data
-Work on shared projects with the local markets
-Review and approve the coverage and selection of sites for 850 filing updates
-Negotiate recommended changes with the local markets
-Generate 32 dbu contours in Atoll and FCC form 601 Engineering supporting data
 Extension Agreements - 850
-review existing extension agreements for current applicability
-create the supporting engineering data for new agreements
-coordinate with and drive the markets
-negotiate agreements and contracts with competing carrier's RF and legal teams
 Baseline CGSA
- take the FCC ULS data (distance to SAB and Distance to CGSA) to re-engineer a 32 dbu contour and create a map
- Atoll and mapinfo skills
 Tool and Process Enhancements
-Contribute to feature enhancement requirements definition and assist with testing new features in Atoll
-Contribute to process improvements in RF license impact analysis and cellular FCC filing preparation
 Skills
- For all tasks - Atoll, MapInfo, Strong communication skills, leadership and project coordination with markets. Contract negotiation and leadership for the Extension agreement support. National team experience is desirable.


PM Support
 Senior PM with experience leading large distributed teams
 Support a national team leading a license management program including an FCC 850 CGSA update filing project.
 Lead central team and field teams to complete FCC 601 CGSA update filings
 Detailed and Executive Scorecard reporting
 QA support of CGSA update filings
 Provide informal training
 Lots of communication, and legal coordination
 Contribute to process definition and reengineering project for license management
 Contribute to tool enhancements requirements definition, testing and implementation


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/4f58a5618db0834c7ce668c3502f1d1f/?d=1Applications Architect / Assurant / Miami, FL2008-10-24T14:47:26-00:002008-10-24T14:47:26-00:00
Applications Architect

Assurant Solutions, a market leader in risk management and specialty insurance, has an opening for an Application Architect in our Information Technology division. The candidate will be responsible for implementing the program to develop, maintain, and govern application architecture across various business segments. The Application Architect is also responsible for understanding and translating business requirements into technical design specifications following our SOA practices.


Qualifications
The preferred candidate must have:
•BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field
•Understanding of SOA concepts and realities
•Experience in an SOA environment including the use of large-scale Enterprise Service Bus
•Ability to support and enhance the SOA environment currently in place at Assurant Solutions
•Have expert knowledge and experience with designing and delivering solutions that factor in system performance, usability, quality, cross-system interdependencies, scalability and overall cost to develop and maintain
•Experience in object-oriented web development in Microsoft .NET environment
•Familiarity with common software design patterns
•Experience with conducting design reviews
•Experience with development and deployment of web services
•Ability to assume lead role on acquisition, installation, training and administration of major third-party SOA products
•Ability to communicate the concepts and importance of an SOA architecture to groups unfamiliar with SOA, including developers, business analysts, managers and executives, tailoring the level of detail appropriately for each audience
•Experience with multiple database technologies such as Oracle, DB2, Microsoft SQL Server
•Ability to work with multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments
•Ability to discover, research, evaluate and make recommendations concerning newly-released technologies using all available sources such as magazines and Internet
•Have the ability to work with multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments
•Have strong interpersonal and leadership skills
•Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Have excellent planning and organizational skills
•Be able to work under minimal supervision

Additional Qualifications for consideration include:
•Experience with mainframe technologies including the transformation of legacy processes into multi-tier web applications
•Understanding of IBM mainframe technologies applications that use Cobol, DB2, JCL, Easytrieve and VSAM


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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/af85b173efb38cece35f66ed3e258395/?d=1Sr Cognos Planner / Assurant / Milwaukee, WI2008-10-24T14:47:24-00:002008-10-24T14:47:24-00:00
Sr. Cognos Planning Opportunity

Are you looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your expert level Cognos Planning skills? Then you should consider Assurant.

We are looking for a Sr. level Cognos Planner for a regular full time position on our staff. In return for your talents, we offer outstanding benefits, including immediate medical/dental insurance, 401k - you can start contributing to right away, a vacation buy program, pension plan and a comfortable work environment.

We will consider regular full time employment or Contract to Hire candidates in any one of our IT facilities:
• Milwaukee, WI
• Woodbury (St. Paul), MN
• Atlanta, GA
• Miami, FL


In this position you will build and support Cognos Planning and BI applications working closely with Cognos Planning Contributor/Analyst and Cognos BI tools.

With limited guidance, you will be taking full technical management of large projects including developing project plans and tracking progress of multiple resources. Other members of our staff will be looking to you for leadership, technical guidance, and mentoring. You will also be working to accommodate the customer's business needs, resolve conflicting user demands and maintain positive customer relations with strong communication and coordination. This position is especially designed for those who desire to maintain expert technical knowledge of Cognos Planning and BI capabilities, understanding how these tools can be used to deliver unparalleled business value.


Key Accountabilities:
• Develop new and enhance existing Cognos Planning (Contributor and Analyst) applications, PowerPlay cubes, and Cognos 8 reports
• Support existing production Cognos Planning (Contributor and Analyst) applications, PowerPlay cubes, and Cognos 8 reports
• Develop procedures to administer Cognos Planning (Contributor and Analyst) applications
• Identify and validate software and infrastructure components required to implement technical solutions
• Prepare and review technical and logical design artifacts
• Submit solutions for compliance review for best practices and standards
• Contribute to enhancing and/or optimizing department support processes and procedures
• Lead and guide internal quality assurance testing activities according to planned schedules
• Resolve development and support issues of moderate to high complexity or risk
• Provide systems administration support for Cognos Planning and Cognos BI applications
• Write reports using Cognos Planning and data warehouse-based sources
• Learn and adhere to established Assurant change management processes

Qualifications
Qualifications:
• Must have 3+ years experience independently developing Cognos Planning applications (Contributor and/or Analyst), PowerPlay cubes, and Cognos 8 reports from the ground up
• Experience authoring Cognos Planning technical requirements and design documents for business applications
• Must be able to work independently to develop Cognos Planning applications (Contributor and/or Analyst), PowerPlay cubes, and Cognos 8 reports
• 3-5 years of responsibility supporting business applications with direct customer contact
• Possesses analytical and critical thinking skills with technical problems of high complexity
• Knowledge of quality assurance and testing procedures, processes and techniques employed across various business and technical application platforms and environments
• Working knowledge with data access tools and SQL languages
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to collect information to ascertain the root cause of a complex issue and make timely decisions when recommending corrective action
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and assignments of moderate and high complexity, working tenaciously to meet or beat deadlines
• A degree in Computer Information Systems, related field or equivalent work experience
If this sounds like the opportunity for you then please apply today. By clicking below you will be brought to our corporate website and we would appreciate you taking 5 minutes to tell us more about yourself.

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P500, is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected international markets. Its four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions; Assurant Specialty Property; Assurant Health; and Assurant Employee Benefits -- have partnered with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments worldwide.
Assurant is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has over $25 billion in assets and $7 billion in annual revenue. www.assurant.com.



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https://www.softdevjobs.com/job/a64e07e347c65ecaf5d693d093443d5b/?d=1Technical Writer / Confidential / Woodbury, MN2008-10-20T14:41:05-00:002008-10-20T14:41:05-00:00
JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Description:
-Developing and maintaining technical manuals, including: software administration guides, installation guides, database guide, product release notes and end user guides.
- Developing and maintaining online help system.
- Designing and writing documents using incomplete or non-final specifications.
- Collaborating with system engineers, test engineers, and product managers.
- Possess sound knowledge in Technical Writing, adept at analyzing and understanding business requirements.
- Creating effective product documentation meant for distribution by print media, online or context sensitive help.
Minimum Requirements:
- 5+ years experience writing/editing documentation for developers, system administrators and end users.
- Experience with RoboHelp, HTML, Adobe Acrobat Professional, FrameMaker and MS Office Suite.
- Strong interpersonal, writing and organizational skills are essential.
- Must be able to prioritize and balance multiple work efforts, be highly motivated, and a self-starter.
- Demonstrates well-developed writing skills, including the ability to write original material at a professional level using correct grammar and syntax.
Desired Qualifications:
- Unix and Windows experience.
- Knowledge of the financial services industry.
- Knowledge of a graphics editing package.


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