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Administrative Assistant III

Job #: 2016

Title: Administrative Assistant III

Location: Tualatin, OR

Job Length: 6+ Month Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Description:
The Administrative Assistant V provides operational support to Planning Scheduling Line Dispatch related to Right of Way and other permitting, and locate requests. May interpret permitting needs for Outage and Damage work types within a Region, and prepare appropriate sketches necessary to obtain permits. Manages post-construction notification to jurisdictions and coordinates appropriate follow-up work to ensure compliance with municipal expectations of site restoration.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Post Construction Coordination: 30%
• Evaluate job status and coordinate/update completion activities (follow up on NJUNS, post-landscaping, pull pole follow-up, and post-construction notification to permit holders)
• For Outage and Damage work types, prepare sketch as required to meet after-the-fact permitting expectations
• Notify municipalities when all work has been confirmed complete
• Administer permit incident tracker

Permit Applications: 50%
• Apply for and renew Right of Way (ROW) permits, with specialized knowledge of a specific Region
• Apply for and renew permits related to Parking, Lane Closures, Street Use, and other non-ROW permits as requested by the Prerequisite Coordinator

Locates: 20%
• Prepare locate tickets
• Provide support to external locators with questions via telephone

Outage Management- As Needed
• Participate in company-wide outage drills and preparations. Work during storms or other outages to support PSLD.

CHALLENGES
:
• Working with limited information and a variety of external resources (municipality maps, permitting rules, franchise agreements, Google street view, etc.), ensure Client’s compliance with jurisdictional permitting and traffic management requirements
• High volume of data entry requires focus, accuracy, and speed while maintaining professionalism in correspondence and phone etiquette
• Independently making appropriate decisions and knowing when to seek other expertise.
• Multitasking- utilizing and navigating computer applications each day that vary in complexity
• Applying good problem-solving skills under time pressures.
• Recognize and adapt to diverse work groups and customer groups honoring differing beliefs and value systems.
• This can be a very fast paced environment with significant demands. Adaptability, flexibility, and change readiness is essential to meet changing priorities.
• Effective time and project management skills, balancing priorities to complete multiple assignments on-time while meeting both company and customer needs.
• Flexibility to function under tight and changing timelines.
• Flexibility to understand and react appropriately to political processes and influences.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Typically a high school diploma plus 5+ years of experience in a progressive administrative support position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience with Client right-of-way permitting for one or more regions
• Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

KNOWLEDGE:
• Advanced knowledge of commonly used PC based computer applications including Word, and Excel
• Intermediate knowledge of grammar, spelling, business correspondence composition.
• Intermediate knowledge of Maximo
• Ability to learn basic storm support processes in Outage Management System
• Basic knowledge of the utility industry and T&D Operations



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Electrical Engineering Technician 3 - Substation Engineering Design

Job #: 8945

Title: Electrical Engineering Technician 3

Specialty: Substation Engineering Design

Location: Vancouver, WA

Application Due Date: 3/28/2019

Job Length: 1+ Year Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.

Position Overview:

This contract Electrical Engineer Tech 3 position will provide electrical engineering tech support to Client’s Substation Engineering Customer Design (TEEC) team within the Substation Engineering (TEE) organization. This position will perform drafting and development of Substation Engineering design related tasks, including protective relaying, high voltage equipment controls, transfer trip, Data Systems, RAS and associated systems, including specification and evaluation of new equipment and standards. The responsibilities of this position will also include the drafting of as-built drawings related to capital and expense projects completed on the Client transmission system.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Draft complex wiring diagrams from schematics for Power Systems controls outdoor substation yard, RAS, SCADA, and protective relaying.

• With manager oversight and approval; design and prepare equipment rack layouts with minimal input from engineers.

• With manager oversight and approval; draft and prepare complete wiring and schematic drawings with minimal input from engineering.

• Draft and prepare design using advanced CAD skills and proper CAD standards.

• Assist in the review and modification of diagrams and design drawings, using MicroStation CAD software.

• Carry out detailed wire checking from substation schematics and wiring diagrams.

• Draft work from as-built drawings for capital and expense projects completed in the field. As-built mark-ups may contain drafting from Substation Outdoor electrical equipment, Data Systems, Telecommunication, Remedial Action Schemes (RAS), and facilities drawings.

• Consult and collaborate with engineering staff and other personnel to review, discuss and interpret design concepts; define and/or recommend requirements of detailed working drawings; and, provide technical input and recommendations to resolve problems.

• Review rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from engineers to validate that they conform to design concepts.

• Provide recommendations for new or improved processes, procedures and/or standards for consideration by Client management; assist with implementation activities for Client management-approved recommendations.

• Review contract standard template development with an assigned engineer to verify proper application of TEE cell library usage and all applicable standards and policy adherence.

• Maintain priority template development schedule and SharePoint site devoted to substation engineering design standard templates.

• Assist in the development of a template tracking system within SharePoint showing applicable template information (engineering owner, status, release notes, and facilitate field comments/feedback and/or design template requests).

• Assist in the development of design standard template dashboard within SharePoint showing standard template development metrics and long-term goals.

• Maintain MicroStation cell library for the substation engineering design groups and develop new cells in association with new or updated design standard templates.

• Facilitate regular meetings with switchboard electrician foremen to draft updates on all new or modified substation engineering design standard templates for manager approval.

• As requested, provide technical assistance to new and/or less experienced team members regarding established organizational procedures and guidelines, industry and/or Client standards, advanced techniques, etc.

• Collaborate on and assist with the evaluation of applicable standards and specifications for complex and/or major Protection Engineering projects, potential equipment acquisitions, and related activities; draft revisions, research, and present options provide technical input and recommendations for Client management consideration.

• Provide basic filing and document management functions. Create and maintain files and filing system(s) in accordance with compliance requirements. File and disperse documents as appropriate. Verify all official records are accurately maintained for auditing purposes. Maintain file records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) policies and procedures.

• Assist with special projects such as various wiring diagrams, modifications, design drawings, standard hardware details, and others as required.

• Assist in pre-engineering calculations and research, in order to control product reliability and accuracy for engineering, technical, and commercial applications.


REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• Associate’s degree in the area of Engineering Technology, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field is preferred and may substitute for 2 years of experience.

• Bachelor’s degree in the area of Engineering Technology, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field is preferred and may substitute for 4 years of experience.

This is a level 3 position: 10 years of experience in a technical/engineering environment is required without a degree. (8 years with an applicable Associates degree; 6 years with an applicable Bachelors’ degree).

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• 5 years’ of CAD experience.

• 5 years’ experience working with high voltage protective relaying, SCADA, Transfer Trip, and RAS in a substation environment (commissioning, configuring, designing, testing, or constructing) is required.

• 3 years’ experience developing protective relaying design standard templates in high voltage applications.

• 1 year of experience with MicroStation CAD software and ProjectWise.

• Demonstrated understanding of relay protection, substation SCADA, RAS, and communications electrical principles and practices.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Previous experience working in the utility industry.

• Experience designing, testing, or commissioning SCADA/RAS equipment in high voltage substation environment.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.
  • First Aid/AED/CPR Certification required within 30 days of assignment start.Worker/Employer is responsible for maintaining current certification.
  • Position requires a minimum level of physical ability sufficient to lift, carry, move and stack equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Bending stooping, lifting, kneeling, reaching and walking for short distances (up to 500 yards) may be required.

Hours: Full-Time - Work hours are limited to work between 7 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Travel: Up to 5% to Field Locations

Public Trust Required: Selected candidate must be able to pass the Public Trust (SF-85P) Personnel background investigation in order to qualify for and/or retain this position.

Training Expectations: Worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.



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Electrical Designer



#1933 - Electrical Designer

Duration: 10 Months ( renewable)

Portland Downtown

CTC/ or W2 rate

**Local candidate only **



Brief Job Description
:
o Provide professional-level electrical design knowledge and on-site support at thermal, hydro and wind power plants and switchyards.
o Assists engineers in routine engineering designs.
o Resolve “as-built” problems and conflicts, Perform walk downs on systems to check "as-built" conditions
o Coordinate with and consult with other workers to as-built, lay out or detail components and systems to resolve design or other problems.
o Organize and mark-up design drawings from engineering notes, sketches and vendor prints.
o Review and check design drawings for design and drafting accuracy, applying guidelines, established criteria and experience.

Various capital projects in addition to the As-Built Reduction Project. Complete a large backlog of electrical as-builts for client's fleet of Power Plants.

Size of the team this resource will be working with? 2-4


Preferred job skills:

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and capability of self-checking for completeness and accuracy of work produced.
  • Autodesk Vault ( Document Control Software) experience highly desirable
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and basic electrical theory.
  • Power Generation or Utility design experience


Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
• Problem Solving
• Electrical Design
• Self-Starter/Personal accountability


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System Administrator 3

Job #: 8917

Title: System Administrator 3

Location: Vancouver, WA

Application Due Date: 3/15/2019

Job Length: 1-Year Contract + (multi-year)

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.

Position Overview:

This contract System Administrator 3 position will work within Operational Infrastructure (TTOI) subgroup within Transmission Technology (TT) group in the Transmission Services (T) business line of our Client. TTOI provides hardware maintenance lifecycle support for the Client’s Control Center systems. TTOI also provides General Support System (GSS) infrastructure maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, emergency response, client support, system energization/acceptance testing, and performance analysis and trending.

Position responsibilities:

With Client oversight, use professional level skills/ knowledge to perform system administration of the following systems, including the following:

  • Configuring applicable software and systems, maintaining local documentation, installing/updating/removing software, applying change control processes and procedures, planning and preparing for future growth, troubleshooting and resolving technical issues, and performing system-related training for the following systems:
  • Solarwinds server administration
  • Vulnerability Scanning, including Nessus
  • Cyber Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation Research
  • Implementation, design, and maintenance of least privileged and role-based access control models
  • Patch Management
  • Server Virtualization, i.e. Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere
  • Network Virtualization, i.e. VMWare NSX, Cisco ACI
  • Antivirus, antimalware, and malicious code prevention
  • Data storage services, i.e. Nexgen, vSan, network attached storage arrays
  • Display infrastructure
  • Laptops and portable devices
  • Software deployment services
  • Virtualization infrastructure
  • Windows & Linux operating systems
  • Windows infrastructure, i.e. active directory, group policy, PKI, et al
  • Print services
  • In-house developed applications
  • Central time distribution
  • File services
  • Linux infrastructure
  • SMTP relay services
  • Non-production workstations
  • With Client Manager oversight and approval provide the following support:

o Research, test and draft/document standardized technical procedures for the deployment of server and workstation computer hardware and associated operating systems; organize, store and dispose of superseded documents in accordance with Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) standards.

o Perform regular assessments of newly discovered vulnerabilities on a wide range of operational network devices, computer systems devices, and various software packages. Document patch and vulnerability applicability assessments and recommend vulnerability mitigation options.

o Implement, design, and maintain least privileged and role-based access control models

o Research, test, and document standardized technical procedures for the deployment of server and workstation computer hardware and associated operating systems for final review and approval by Client manager /staff.

o Respond to help desk client support calls utilizing change management software to process and complete the tasks necessary for resolution of technical client issues; unusually complex issues may include involvement of the appropriate Client manager or team lead.

  • Manage files/filing system(s) in accordance with compliance requirements. File and disperse documents/letters as appropriate. Validate that all official records are accurately maintained for auditing purposes. Maintain file records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) standards and procedures.
  • Provide advice and recommendations for process / procedural changes that may become necessary due to system changes, upgrades, etc. to appropriate Client manager/team lead / Client stakeholders.
  • Provide input and recommendations, to the Client manager, technical lead and staff, regarding computer infrastructure decisions and create tasks to fulfill management-directed goals.
  • Support and assist the Client team lead and North American Electric Reliability Corporation - Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP) subject matter experts (SMEs) with implementing, analyzing, and reporting on the operational compliance of all Control Center cyber assets.
  • Develop, draft and recommend improvements to the Control Center’s procedures and processes for compliance with Client and NERC-CIP standards and policies.
  • Develop, draft and recommend improvements to the Control Center’s procedures and processes for Client’s Grid Modernization project, as well as other capital and expense projects.
  • Assist Client management with the implementation and promotion of approved operational compliance process improvement efforts, specifically as relates to the administration of the above-referenced systems.

Requirements Education & Corresponding Experience:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a directly-related technical discipline is preferred.
  • With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 6 yrs of experience is required.
  • With an applicable Associates degree, 8 years of experience is required.
  • Without an applicable degree, 10 years of experience is required.
  • Experience includes a minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of Computer/Information Technology or related field and progressively more technical in nature.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience with the following:
    • Working knowledge and experience sufficient to successfully support and maintain a virtualized and converged compute environment.
    • Working knowledge and experience sufficient to successfully support, maintain, and troubleshoot enterprise Windows infrastructure using active directory, group policy, Powershell, and other Windows utilities.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

Experience setting up and administering an enterprise cyber vulnerability scanning and assessment infrastructure.

  • Experience administering computer systems in a 24/7 high availability operational environment.
  • Administration and maintenance of network systems infrastructure management tools or systems including anti-virus, patch deployment, log management, software deployment, and backup and recovery functions.
  • Experience setting up and administering Solarwinds management systems.
  • Experience administrating and performing and analyzing scans using Nessus.
  • Experience in researching vulnerabilities and deploying security patches in a large IT infrastructure environment.
  • Windows operating systems packaging, installation, and troubleshooting.
  • Administration of virtualization technologies including VMWare and Hyper-V.
  • Experience with administering both network and host-based firewalls.
  • Experience troubleshooting LAN connectivity problems.
  • Experience using specific technologies such as Splunk, Remote Desktop Services, IIS, Apache, Wireshark, App-V, Tripwire, Trend Micro, LANDesk, Sysinternals Tools, Puppet Enterprises, Checkpoint Firewall, StorageCraft ShadowProtect, HP ProLiant server hardware, KVM hardware, PowerShell.

Additional Requirements:

Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.

First Aid/AED/CPR Certification required within 30 days of assignment start. Worker/Employer is responsible for maintaining current certification.

Travel: Up to 10% local and field travel

Public Trust Required: Selected candidate must be able to pass the Public Trust (SF-85P) Personnel background investigation in order to qualify for and/or retain this position.


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DataStage Developer

Job #: 2014

Title: DataStage developer

Location: Portland OR

Job Length: 1+ Year Contract


Brief Job Description:

Building/coding DataStage integrations/interfaces for our HR System replacement project.

Required Skills:

Knowledge of Datastage, SQL, PL-SQL Oracle databases, required. Basic knowledge of Java, Python or other scripting language preferred. Knowledge of UC4 (Appworx) and WorkDay a plus.

Preferred Job Skills:

WorkDay and/or HR systems knowledge a plus.

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

  • Datastage,
  • PL-SQL
  • Oracle databases.


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Sr. WebLogic Administrator



# 2011

Working job title: Senior WebLogic Admin
Duration: Contract to hire

Location: Tualatin, Oregon


Term: W2/ CTC


Must haves:
1) Weblogic 2) Unix 3) Scripting (Any programming language)

Interviews: If candidates are not local there is a good chance that they will need to come in for an in person interview.

Position Purpose


This is a Senior WebLogic / Oracle SOA/OSB Administrator role that requires an experienced professional with IT background and a high level of administration skills in one or more of the following products / technologies.

• Oracle WebLogic Suite 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle WebLogic Application Server 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle SOA 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle OSB 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle Coherence 11G, 12C andabove
• Oracle Enterprise Manager 11G ,12C and above
• Jython/Ant/Shell Scripting
• Java, JEE, XML & Web Services Troubleshooting skills

Weblogic Administrator works with IT professionals from various teams across the IT department & support teams to provide high quality solutions to support the business objectives

Essential Job Responsibilities

• Install, configure, deploy, troubleshoot and administer WebLogic Suite of products listed above
• Devlop scripts to automate administrative functions
• Set up Cluster, Tune & monitor any of the above mentioned WebLogic suite of products
• Create JDBC, JMS, MQ and various other JEE resource
• Provide application deployment and troubleshooting support to multiple development,testing & production enviroenmnts / teams
• Provide 24 X 7 On Call support on roation with other administrators

Experience and Skills Requirements

• 2 or more years of fulltime experience as a WebLogic administrator in a large IT Enterprise organization
• Experience in installing, configuring , deployment, troubleshooting and administering one or more of the above mentioned products on Linux platforms.
• Extensive experience with clustering and tuning
• Set up security for the products listed above.
• Applying fix patches and fix packs
• Able to setup SSL/LDAP configurations for the products listed above
• Extensive experience creating JEE resources
• Strong Java/JEE, XML & web services troubleshooting ability
• Ability to automate admin functions using Jython, Ant & Shell scripts
• Good networking and UNIX operating system skills
• General debugging skills - Know how to use telnet and other command-lines tools to debug network / firewall connectivity. Tools such as curl, ssh and other O/S related commands like netstat, ps, ifconfig, route etc
• Typically a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience in related discipline.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a fast moving IT team environment.

Nice To Have Skills

• OUAF(Oracle Utility Application Framework)
• Appdynamics Application Performance Monitoring
• Devops automation using Jenkins and Devops tools
• Meridian EDMS for Oracle Utility Code & Config Deployment
• Hibernate
• Experience Installing & Supporting Oracle Utility Applications like CC&B, MDM, ODM , SOM &


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QA Test Lead

Title: Operations Analyst 2
Job #: JP8939
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: 1+ years

Position Overview:
This position collaborates with other business units to develop and monitor strategic performance measures and provide analytical support to the Strategic Planning and Performance Management function. The position serves as the technical backup for the Senior Analyst for the Strategic Planning and Performance Management function within the Transmission Services Internal Operations organization. This position also provides support for changes during the operating year for targets; serves as liaison with Corporate Strategic Planning group; collaborates on performance indicators, targets, processes, and policies; and serves as Transmission’s System Administrator for Performance Scorecard software. The position also supports the following functions: collaboration, coordination, and presentation of operational activities to assist transmission management in Data-Driven Decision Making. Gather, analyze and format a wide variety of data, and report on critical data metrics for Transmission Services. Timely reporting, data input and preparation of data reports (graphs, tables and reports) to the Transmission Vice Presidents (VP) and Senior VPs.

A successful candidate works well under pressure with shifting priorities and prioritizes work to meet critical deadlines while maintain a professional demeanor.

Responsibilities:
⦁ Draft and maintain performance metrics on the quality of key business information.
⦁ Develop and provide briefings, as requested, to managers on information quality to raise awareness.
⦁ Establish and maintain dashboards and internal reports used by Transmission managers, VPs and Senior VPs.
⦁ Provide various reporting/tracking analyses in support of Transmission Services.
⦁ Aggregate overall data collected.
⦁ Draft management reporting tools, such as dashboards, PowerPoints and spreadsheets that document and communicate the progress of financial and risk related activities to verify timely completion.
⦁ Propose priorities and prepare final documentation on assigned processes for management approval.
⦁ Support Managers by providing data analysis and other ad-hoc reports, as requested.
⦁ Attend functional group meetings to provide information and expertise regarding where and how information is obtained; gather information related to Key Strategic Initiatives (KSI’s) Balance Scorecards and other financial information for reporting purposes.
⦁ Maintain report development and data quality control; communicate report failures immediately to managers and analysts.
⦁ Identify gaps and suggest improvements and solutions to internal inefficiencies.
⦁ Coordinate with in-house subject matter experts (SMEs) to facilitate technical reviews and address deficiencies as necessary.
⦁ Coordinate responses to requests for information, spot checks, surveys and program activities.
⦁ Communicate, mediate and facilitate timely resolution of issues with implementing organizations.
⦁ Facilitate TAB SharePoint development, population, and administration.
⦁ Organize, monitor, analyze, evaluate and report on performance pertaining to data collection and processes.
⦁ Supports inputs, processes and documentation; communicates options and recommendations to SMEs and management to solicit feedback and further course direction.
⦁ Attend relevant meetings as assigned. Prepare meeting reports for manager, SME’s and any other identified staff.
⦁ Serve as Balanced Scorecard (BSC) Coordinator for strategic planning process.
⦁ Supports development of transmission measures, coordinate and collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) across the organization.
⦁ Keep Internal Operations Manager’s (IOM’s) informed of target development and apprised of target impacts. This allows Manager’s to engage in executive level discussions and make informed decisions.
⦁ Validate that the most current BSC targets and ownership are appropriately represented in executive contracts.
⦁ Analyze Transmission performance against targets during the year for accuracy, quality and program status (i.e. green/yellow/red).
⦁ Coordinate with Transmission Services executive measure owners and SME’s and prepare comprehensive reports for the Transmission Management Committee’s (TMC) meeting with the Administrator.
⦁ Responsible for developing a variety of reports and automated briefing media and for timely and accurate communication to Transmission Executives and Transmission employees.


Required Skills:
⦁ A degree in the disciplines outlined below is preferred:
⦁ With an applicable Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Systems Management, Organizational Development, Data Management or a closely-related field, 5 years of operations or business analysis experience is required.
⦁ Without an applicable degree, 9 years of operations or business analysis experience is required.
⦁ Advanced knowledge of SharePoint, Visio, and Access.
⦁ A high degree of efficiency in technical dynamics of software output (e.g. use of advanced printing such as to plotters, capabilities of cross-software embedding for purposes of presentations, technical webinars, etc.).


Preferred Skills & Experience:
⦁ A working knowledge of automated data specialized utility systems


Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates and employees.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.

ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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WebSphere Support Admin

Job Number: 31819

Title: WebSphere Support Consultant

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Tualatin, OR

Overview

This is a 6-month contract (through 9/30/2019) supporting WebSphere MQ, WAS, BPM, DataPower and DataStage applications.

Desired Deliverables:

  • Operation support on WebSphere MQ, WAS, BPM, DataPower, DataStage dev, test and production platforms
  • Promote middleware developer changes to the test and production environments
  • Support quarterly infrastructure and application patching. This involves bringing some of our middleware applications back online and validating that all systems are up and running
  • Troubleshoot and resolve middleware break\fix incidents in a timely manner
  • Replacing expiring certificates
  • Assist with automating manual tasks and enabling self-service capabilities
  • Documentation of all configuration changes, processes, procedures, development, and all work performed
  • Support scheduled disaster recovery testing
  • Flexible work schedule to enable evening and weekend work within 40 hr week

Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • Require minimum 5 years’ experience with WebSphere MQ, WAS, DataPower
  • Require minimum 5 years’ experience with Linux command line & scripting
  • Require experience with SSL Certificate management
  • Require strong troubleshooting skills
  • Require Strong communication skills
  • Desire minimum 5 years’ experience with WebSphere BPM, DataStage
  • Desire minimum 5 years’ experience with Source Control tools (GIT preferred)
  • Desire experience with Puppet or similar Infrastructure As Code tools (e.g. Ansible, Terraform)
  • Desire experience with Python, AppWorx and Jenkins
  • Desire experience with ITIL concepts


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Product Road Mapper


Job Number: 2007

Working Job title: Product and Digital Roadmapper

Duration: 6 Months ( renewable)

Location: Portland Downtown

Brief Job Description:

Provide roadmapping support for product/program roadmaps and digital roadmaps. Person will meet with and be part of the core roadmap development team and have primary responsibility for turning the discussions into tangible roadmaps and project plans.


What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? The person will be working with two teams, a product development team which consists of 4-6 key players that will drive most discussions and decisions around the product and program roadmaps and a digital development team which also consists of 4 key players. This works supports


Required Skills:
1. Direct experience building product and/or digital roadmaps
2. Experience building Gantt charts and project plans, including timelines, milestones, owners and stage gates (review gates)
3. Ability to facilitate conversations to decisions (eg. deliverables, milestones and owners) that are critical to building the roadmaps
4. Ability to take direction and move quickly (action/results oriented)

Preferred job skills:
1. Experience in technology, utility and/or technology service companies directly related to product development and/or roadmap development

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
• Ability to build roadmaps that both articulate clarity and further drive decision making and prioritization
• Ability to work within the culture (action-oriented, collaborative and coalition building)


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Change Manager Workday implementation

Job Number: 1937

Title: Change Manager Workday Implementation
Duration: 1+ year

Location: Portland, OR

Application Due Date: 2/26/2019

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship REQUIRED.

Brief Job Description:

We are looking for a Change Management Consultant to join a team implementing a new Human Capital Management system, Workday.

This project will affect every Client employee as we:

• Consolidate disparate systems
• Update and standardize processes
• Provide new functionality that delivers increased self-service and enhances overall employee and customer engagement.

The success of this project depends on leadership engagement and behavioral changes among our diverse employee population, so we need your expertise, passion, creativity and communication skills.
To deliver these results, you will collaborate closely with business leaders and a project team made up of the Client employees and our third-party implementation partner. As part of the change management team, you will develop and execute a holistic, integrated change strategy and customized tactics. You will be responsible for partnering with Corporate Communications to develop a cohesive messaging platform and program communications plan, training plan, adoption metrics, and change roadmap. You will also perform readiness assessments and develop stabilization plans, all while supporting the employee experience.

Previous successful Workday implementation experience is required. Resumes are also required to reflect evidence of delivery for each of the following change management deliverables:

*Stakeholder analysis, assessment, and engagement
*Communications planning, development, and execution
*Change impacts assessment
*Training planning, development, and execution
*Readiness assessment and adoption measurement
*Stabilization planning and execution.

Job Skills:

Previous change management experience in Human Resources and with a human capital management system implementation project; excellent communication skills and ability to represent and negotiate diverse viewpoints; previous experience working with a utility or manufacturing/operations; 5+ years as a Change Management Professional.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? This is a team of about 50 individuals, including employees and contingent workers. Success will require close collaboration with multiple subject matter experts and many stakeholders across the entire Client organization. The change management team will consist of representatives of our third-party system implementation team, one the Client employee and these two change management consultants.

Will you consider candidates from outside Oregon? Yes, but we will not relocate, and they must be present M-F to work.


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Business Systems Analyst 3 - Cascade, Control, & Communication Systems and Compliance

Job #: 8923
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: 1+ years

Position Overview:
This position will provide research and analysis of historical data on the installed database of System Protection and Control (SPC) and Power System Control (PSC) equipment in addition to the additional design of processes and forms to track a variety of NERC requirements and compliance efforts. This can entail determining the extent of the missing data in the system, as well as developing and implementing new processes or procedures to track compliance. Because there are limited existing databases, the BA in this position will need to utilize creative approaches to compliance documentation and verification. In addition, this position will provide recommendations for solutions to problems or gaps in data. The Business Systems Analyst position will provide data management and process controls for good data stewardship, and technical input and support in identifying process improvements and system alignment between Information Technology tools used for compliance reporting. The position will collaborate with Engineers in System Control Engineering (TEC), the Security and Compliance team in TT, as well as Engineers and Craftsmen in TF (Transmission Field Services), to support management decision making and recommend requirements and improvements for program or project development.

Position Responsibilities:
This position will provide Project Management and Change control associated with several TEC/TT NERC CIP, PRC, and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) projects: Firmware tracking, Vulnerability assessments and password management; as well as providing detailed analysis of the Cascade and BES (Bulk Electric System) data to determine where equipment is located and how much of a risk it has for non-compliance with NERC and our requirements and standards. To successfully advance the aforementioned work, the BA in this position will perform the following:

General:
⦁ Coordinate activities for manager-assigned projects that enable goals or objectives to be accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters, escalating concerns to appropriate manager / personnel.
⦁ Compile, review and analyze information in order to collaborate with team members to, create/draft technical documentation to support system requirements, system design, system security, and operational manuals for a wide variety of software applications and may include the updates to SPC ADP computer system documentation.

Requirement Support:
⦁ Conduct interviews and lead workshops to elicit business requirements.
⦁ Analyze, facilitate, model and organize information in order to elicit requirements; work with appropriate parties to facilitate resolution of conflicting team positions; and, distinguish solution ideas from business needs.
⦁ Decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to distinguish between solution ideas and business needs.
⦁ Lead requirements validation sessions and present back the findings.

Solution Development and Proposal:
⦁ Design architecture and solutions based on requirements and best practices.
⦁ Focus on efficiency of various workgroups involved in Project Execution.
⦁ Look for ways to automate repetitive manual data manipulations.
⦁ Use Rapid System Development methods to build prototypes.
⦁ Develop solutions that integrate the various Portfolio; Project; GIS and Asset Management systems.
⦁ Complete all documentation in support of the solution, including use cases, requirements, test plans, process maps, and desk procedures.
⦁ Assist in the development of Business Cases/Justifications for the identified improvement opportunities and present the proposed solutions in both verbal and written formats to key stakeholders and sponsors.

Solution Build:
⦁ Prepare functional and technical documentation for hand-off to IT workgroups.
⦁ Work closely with appropriate development teams to ensure a smooth build.
⦁ Create documentation for user and operational manuals.
⦁ Design, build and implement desktop tools and systems to support portfolio and project management; project scheduling and project financial analysis.
⦁ Build business intelligence objects and reports from various source systems.
⦁ Create user interfaces in both Project Web Access (PWA) and SharePoint.
⦁ Design and build electronic forms to support business processes.
⦁ Create queries and reports for extracting, manipulating, and reporting of business architecture-related information.

Implementation and Change Management:
⦁ Support development and implementation of change management plans that reduce employee resistance and empower management as change sponsors.
⦁ Focus on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and skills, and organization structures.
⦁ Facilitate various system verification activities such as systems and user testing.
⦁ Develop and deliver process and systems training to impacted employees.
⦁ Lead system and data integration efforts to connect disparate systems that have various levels of SLC maturity.
⦁ Collaborate and work closely with project sponsor(s), management, the applicable Project Manager(s), project and business teams and stakeholders to remove obstacles impacting timely project completion and to facilitate successful implementation(s).

Solution Maintenance:
⦁ Provide first line technical support to business users of the developed solutions.
⦁ Complete and improve user manuals, onboarding and training documentation.
⦁ Analyze solutions and business practices for efficiency and effectiveness. Based on the analyses, initiate continuous improvement initiatives.
⦁ Promote the adherence to System Life Cycle (SLC) processes.
⦁ Help the project meet business, schedule, and budget objectives.
⦁ Investigate, gather data, evaluate and analyze whether the client has successfully implemented solutions and/or mitigated risks initially identified; provide findings and any additional solution recommendations as noted or requested.

Compliance Activities:
⦁ Interview Field personnel to determine what equipment is installed in the field, if the information is not present in the Cascade or BES systems; update system information as appropriate.
⦁ Support other North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) or other compliance teams to gain understanding on:
⦁ The need for a new process or revision to existing procedure(s).
⦁ New forms or revisions to existing forms that may be needed related to new processes.
⦁ As new or revised solutions are proposed and/or adopted for NERC CIP, PRC or FISMA related work:
⦁ Gather and document requirements.
⦁ Develop or maintain tools, such as spreadsheets, Access databases and SharePoint sites to support implementation of management-approved solutions, plans or efforts.
⦁ Assist with drafting new or revising existing processes and procedures as requested.
⦁ Monitor project schedules to track completed tasks and forecast additional work that may be required.
⦁ Develop, draft and recommend records management procedures and schedules for filing, protection and retrieval of records associated with the SPC and PSC equipment in the field related to NERC. Maintain files and records in accordance with and up to the standards of Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) requirements.
⦁ Design, draft and recommend forms, reports and/or tools to track progress and verify completion of Field Service Site Inspection works.
⦁ Review, research and study existing processes and propose changes if necessary, to achieve alignment between TEC and TT groups; present findings and recommendations.
⦁ For NERC - study existing procedures and processes; document findings and prepare recommendations for new systems or procedures to facilitate compliance with NERC requirements; assist personnel with implementation of management-approved recommendations.
⦁ Monitor and track versions and revisions of specialized Software, validating updates are processed in a timely manner.
⦁ Provide assistance on compliance and cyber security quality assurance related issues that may arise:
⦁ Identify data quality issues within our asset management systems of record as they apply to compliance and cyber security.
⦁ Write quality assurance reports to identify data quality issues within the Cascade system and I2CM Access Database.
⦁ Review incoming data from various sources; apply business rules to manipulate and analyze data, as well as produce reports.
⦁ Communicate with upstream data owners to request follow-up information as needed.


Required Skills:
⦁ Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Systems, or a related technical discipline is required. Bachelor’s Degree in a technical, business or related field can be substituted for 4 years of required experience.
⦁ 12 years’ experience in a combination of work-related, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business systems analysis and progressively more technical in nature.

5 years of experience in the following:
⦁ SharePoint
⦁ Conceptualizing and planning initiatives for data integration, gathering, and organization experience.
⦁ Creating Access Databases (with experience modeling robust and intuitive user interfaces), SharePoint sites, advanced Excel spreadsheets, Visio flowcharts and MS Project input.
⦁ Expert level proficiency with MS Excel, including Pivot Tables, Charting and Reporting.
⦁ Automating with VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).
⦁ Business workflow and data workflow management.
⦁ Technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical.
⦁ Database structure with experience writing complex queries for data from both native and Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) databases.
⦁ Information Technology business analysis or Cyber-Security business analysis. o Executing multiple work deliverables with varying and aggressive deadlines and/or responsibilities.
⦁ Project management and/or business analysis and/or business systems analysis experience.

Advanced skills in:
⦁ Access database design and administration.
⦁ Visio and/or other Flowchart Tools.
⦁ Knowledge of and practical experience in SSRS and/or SQL.
⦁ Logical process modeling concepts sufficient to aid in the documentation of requirements.
⦁ Organizing cross functional meetings.
⦁ Research a variety of data systems, design “queries” and overall missing data research.
⦁ Executing multiple work deliverables with varying and aggressive deadlines and/or responsibilities.
⦁ Knowledge of:
⦁ Microsoft Project Server and Project Web Application (PWA).
⦁ Modeling business process requirements, verification of deliverables.

Preferred Skills & Experience
⦁ 1 year of energy/utility industry experience.
⦁ Experience with NERC CIP or other NERC Reliability Standards or FISMA compliance.
⦁ Knowledge of GIS and Asset Management Systems.
⦁ System Administration including MS SharePoint Site-Level Administration and/or Project Web Application (PWA) Administration. Data Modeling and Design, including Relational Database Design, Dimensional Database Design, OLAP Configuration, and/or Tabular & Multi-Dimensional Models.
⦁ Data Management and Reporting, including SQL (T-SQL and PL/SQL), DAX, SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services), PerformancePoint, Power View, SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio), and/or Oracle SQL Developer.
⦁ Front-End Web Development (for deployment within a MS SharePoint Environment), including HTML, CSS, Java / jQuery, and/or InfoPath.


Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.


About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates and employees.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.

ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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System Administrator 3

Job #: 8938

Title: System Administrator 3

Location: Portland, OR

Application Due Date: 3/29/2019

Job Length: 1+ Year Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.

Position Overview:

This contract System Administrator 3 position is located in the Enterprise Applications Support (JSP) organization within the IT department at the Client. This System Administrator 3 position will perform business system analysis; serve as an Application Administrator for web servers, application servers; integration servers and services; and will install, configure, implement, monitor, tune and further operational support for Client’s ERP Enterprise Resource Planning Systems.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develop and support Client’s Enterprise business applications:

o Perform system installation, configuration, monitoring, tuning and maintaining of web servers, application servers, integration servers and services for COTS and ERP systems including Asset Suite, AssetWork, and PeopleSoft.

o Maintain and troubleshoot application performance, middle-tier services and database problems written in variety of tools such as Java, JavaScript, Groovy, GroovyScript, PL SQL, PowerShell, JBoss/wildfly, Shell scripts, and vendor propriety tools.

o Troubleshoot and resolve software/system problems as they occur. Monitor, identify and resolve issues in accordance with established timelines in order to avoid major system problems. Develop and configure system operational procedures and processes for routine maintenance and security patching.

o Implement Client Manager approved application integration with Active Directory, enterprise services and required internal and external system integrations.

o Using established process and procedures, create and maintain update-to-date System Security documents, system flow diagrams, system integration documents, O&M manual and other technical project deliverables as requested.

o Perform business system analysis for new application delivery and support of on-going systems integration such as reporting, data integrations, and system interface.

o Produce technical documentation and articulate technical information with both functional and technical team members to facilitate knowledge transfer.

o Perform analysis, design, development, and testing project tasks, and analysis for resolution of maintenance issues.

o Analyze, test, and apply changes to the application environment under the prevailing change management procedures and requirements.

o Provide problem analysis to the business and follow up with documentation.

REQUIREMENTS:


Education & Corresponding Experience:

• Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Post-Graduate College Degree in Computer/Information Technology or a closely related discipline is preferred.

• This is a Level 3 position: 10 years combination of education, and/or work experience in Computer/Information Technology or directly-related field is required. Each applicable college degree will count towards 2 years of experience.


Note: Equivalent related degrees will only count once. For example, a candidate with two Bachelor’s degrees in different Computer/Information Technology disciplines will only be given credit for 2 years of experience.


Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• 5 years’ experience and knowledge of Oracle, PL SQL, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell.

• 5 years’ experience in windows server administration.

• 5 years’ experience in RedHat 7.x, Shell Scripting.

• 2 years’ experience in JBoss/wildfly or Puppet.

• 5 year’s proficiency and experience in installation, configuration, system monitoring and performance tuning on web server, application server for multi-tier business application systems in virtual environments.

• Experience working in a large production environment(4000+ users/endpoints)

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Experience with Java, JavaScript and PowerShell.

• Experience with COTS ERP application systems such as Asset Suite, PeopleSoft.

• Experience with Enterprise Scheduler tools such as UC4, Control-M.

• Experience with XML, XSLT and web service integration.

• Experience with middle-tier construct and support services such as Weblogic.

• Experience with a version control system, preferably Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)

• Experience with Agile methodologies.

• Experience with all phases of Systems Development Life Cycle including maintenance.

• Experience with Groovy/Groovy Scripting.

• Knowledge of system performance and tuning.

Additional Requirements:


Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.


Provide on-call and backup support for existing systems and functions. Location for on-call and backup support may be at Client facilities or off-site. Required to carry a Client supplied cell phone/pager and work non-core hours when requested.

Hours: Full-Time

Public Trust Required: Selected candidate must be able to pass the Public Trust (SF-85P) Personnel background investigation in order to qualify for and/or retain this position.

Training Expectations: Worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.


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Epic Reporting Analyst

Job Number: 580287

Job Title: Epic Reporting Analyst

Duration: 18 Months

Location: Portland, OR

Long term consultant opening for Epic Reporting Analyst to assist the ITG group of our large healthcare client. The mission of the Information Technology Group (ITG) is to develop, implement and maintain technology-based services and solutions enabling client to effectively manage information to accomplish its missions.

The Epic Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer provides analytics, reporting and project coordination necessary to support client in delivering value based care. This data is primarily available in Epic Hyperspace, Clarity and Caboodle as well as our client Healthcare Data Warehouse.

The Epic Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer will be user facing role, responsible for soliciting and documenting business requirements from healthcare business partners, including healthcare leadership at client and across client Partner sites. This position will also be translating business requirements into functional requirements for BI solution development. The ideal candidate would have a strong grasp of Epic data, especially what is contained in Epic Clarity and Hyperspace. This position will also develop solutions in Business Intelligence tools and structures that are commonly utilized by organizations on the Epic Systems EMR, including: Business Objects Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and Reporting Workbench. Tableau development capability is also a plus.

The Incumbent will observe due care, objectivity and respect for confidentiality. All employees must keep confidential what they hear and what they see when handling, reviewing, or observing: communications and records thereof (calls, email, pages, fax, etc.), data transmission, databases, or other forms of information. Confidentiality extends to the identities of the parties of the communications, and even to the fact that the communication took place. When sharing information, consider whether the recipient has a true “business need to know.”

ITG employees are responsible for the security of client technology. In exercising their duties, ITG employees must follow client security directives, incorporating security measures in the delivery of their everyday tasks, and are required to report security concerns to the ITG Security Engineering team.

Business Analysis

  1. Requirements gathering through strong collaboration with department reporting users and other strategic partners.
  2. Provide complete and consistent documentation using BIMD accepted processes and tools, leveraging information acquired from multiple data sources including but not limited to – Epic modules, patient experience survey systems, third party payor claims, and other data sources. Accurate capture of associated business processes, potential process improvements, data availability, structure, and relationships. Facilitating working sessions with clinical users, clinical leadership, project team members and functional partners such as Hospital Finance.
  3. Detailed data analysis to identify data sources, definitions and the correct implementation of business rules. This will require the use of Epic Hyperspace tools such as record viewer, registry monitor, registry editor, and rule editor.
  4. Ability to readily perform SQL queries of Epic Clarity, Caboodle, and our client Data Warehouse for data validation, capture, and report development activities.
  5. Work with business partners to determine the accuracy of value sets used in business rules.
  6. Partnering with the client Data Governance Program to develop a library of metrics, value sets, analytics solutions and reporting assets produced by work assignments.

System Design and Development

  1. Analyze Epic functionality to simplify solution design, improve flow of data, and make use of enhancements. This will require familiarity with navigating Epic Galaxy.
  2. BI Solution design that best meet the customers’ requirements and business goals, considering:
    • Needs of client and client partner’s sites
    • Variations in data sources
    • Availability of external data
    • BI tool functionality
    • Clinical integration
    • Extensibility
    • Maintenance costs
  1. Working closely with technical developers and application team to ensure the technical solution meets the business requirements. This will include evaluating business logic and data transformation in ETL, as well as Hyperspace CER rules.
  2. Contributing to the development of Hyperspace reporting solutions, including: Epic Radar Dashboards and Epic Reporting Workbench Reports
  3. Development of Epic Clarity or Epic CDW analytical solutions using SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and Tableau.
  4. Develop test plans/documentation, conduct testing and validation as appropriate.
  5. Working with business users on integrating the BI solutions to help providers care for populations and clinical leaders drive change.

Project Coordination

  1. Assist in creation and updating necessary project documentation
  2. Assign project tasks to team members and follow up to assure that they are completed on schedule
  3. Schedule and lead project team meetings
  4. Provide project progress reports
  5. Escalate roadblocks
  6. Coordinate training material creation
  7. Coordinate quality assurance
  8. Coordinate the creation of a go-live support plan, including but not limited to:
  • provides in-service to units and individuals expected to provide on-going operational support
  • creates how-to documentation to be used by internal units and individuals expected to provide on-going operational support
  1. Develop and maintain project management processes and documentation for continual improvement as needed


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BI Developer- SAP Business Objects

Job #: 582614

Title: BI Developer (SAP Business Objects)

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 6+ Months

Immediate opening for BI Developer to join our top healthcare client in Portland. This position is responsible for working with client Hospital Finance and ITG’s Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics Teams to transition reporting from Epic Clarity instance on Oracle RDBMS to Epic Clarity and Caboodle on Microsoft SQL Server RDBMS.

Business Objects Universe Development and Business Objects Web Intelligence experience is required.

  • The ideal candidate will have prior healthcare or finance/accounting department data experience, preferably in a healthcare organization that utilizes Epic Systems Electronic Medical Record System. Experience with Epic Clarity and Caboodle Data Warehouse is strongly desired. Beyond technical skills, English communication skills sufficient to capture requirements from customers shared in verbal and written form and translate these into business intelligence solutions using Business Objects Universes and Web Intelligence is necessary for success in this role.
  • Strong collaboration with hospital finance and ITG in order to capture requirements and execute these through iterative development approaches such as Agile are hallmarks of this position. The ideal candidate will also possess a good understanding of Epic Resolute billing processes, Epic Clarity Resolute HB and PB data structures, healthcare terminology, and the data model of Epic Caboodle Data Warehouse.

Duties and Responsibilities:

BI Systems Engineering/User Support:

Develops Business Objects, T-SQL (SQL Server) and Epic BI solutions that provide robust end user layers for adhoc reporting use, visualizations, advanced dashboards, reports, and stories. Business Objects: Universe Design (information design tool), Web Intelligence and Crystal. Works closely with other client IT staff to meet expectations for design reviews and coding standards. Provides issue resolution during Quality Assurance / User testing. Assists with the move to production/implementation process. Work through established processes to resolve any system or data problems and communicate updates and status to affected groups. Recommend changes to ETL processes and/or the data warehouse model to improve existing structures and code to increase reliability and efficiency. Provides technical expertise to support end users developing ad-hoc queries and departmental reports. Support could include consulting on techniques/best practices, troubleshooting of their solutions, working with clinicians and Epic developers to improve user interfaces and templates for improved reporting, and promotion of user developed solutions to Quality Assurance and Production. Respond to and track issues using HP Service Manager issue management tools. Gather additional information from the customers. Triage the issue and resolve or escalate by involving additional team members as required.

System Analysis : Work with data warehouse architects, line of-business analysts and users to gather detailed requirements for and provide input into the design of Business Objects and Epic reports, visualizations, advanced dashboards, analyses, and adhoc end user layers. Work with BI Architects, Developers, Analysts and users to design, create and publish ETL processes and ETL metadata using SQL Server SSIS and other tools. Provide complete and consistent documentation of data warehouse content and ensure that users can determine what data is available in the warehouse, how this data is defined, how key metrics are defined and analysis is performed. Facilitate customer requests for new or changed solutions. Develops options with recommendations, creates functional specifications including performance requirements, and test plans to confirm delivered functionality.

Project and Systems Management:

Will fully understand and utilize the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process and procedures. Will manage projects by creating timelines, identifying risks and milestones, and providing status reporting to others as defined. Provide support to data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts and users to validate data in the data warehouse. Investigate and report on problems and work to ensure the validity of the data warehouse. This could include scheduling reports and dashboard refreshes in Business Objects Scheduler, Tableau, Microsoft SSIS, ActiveBatch or other scheduling tools. Use an approved query tool (SQL Developer, etc.) to identify data quality and data relationships to assist with the design of efficient and effective reporting solutions. Provide support to fellow data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts and users to validate data in the data warehouse. Investigate and report on problems and work to ensure the validity of the data warehouse.

Data Modeling:

Work with data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts and users to develop data structures and data marts that support and enhance information access, analysis and reporting.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, a related field, or a clinical field Preferred
  • Minimum 4 years’ work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments;
  • Minimum 2 years experience as Business Objects Application Engineer
    • developing Business Objects Web Intelligence reports and dashboards
    • developing Business Objects Universes using the Information Design Tool (IDT)

• Experience with facilitating and documenting system requirements sessions

• Experience gathering and documenting business requirements

• Experience creating technical documentation of reports and data/report models

• Experience with utilizing star schema data stores as the basis for report development

• Minimum three years working with SQL Server T-SQL, including tuning of queries

• Proven communication, analytical, and problem solving skills

• Experience with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes and procedures and/or Agile development

• Ability to read and explain a data model

• Experience gathering and documenting business requirements

• Knowledge of data warehousing architecture and dimensional modeling concepts

• Ability to read, write and maintain SQL code at an advanced skill level

• Exceptional customer service skills - both in person and on the phone.

• Exceptional interpersonal skills - able to resolve conflicts and to problem solve between parties.

• Demonstrated evidence of strong (English) written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to manage competing priorities. Ability to meet deadlines and urgent patient and system needs.

• Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model.

• Must have demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present.


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Sr. WebLogic Administrator

# 1906

Senior WebLogic Admin

Portland, OR

Duration start 6 months, possible contract to hire



  • This is a Senior WebLogic / Oracle SOA/OSB Administrator role that requires an experienced professional with IT background and a high level of administration skills in one or more of the following products / technologies.

    • Oracle WebLogic Suite 11G, 12C and above
    • Oracle WebLogic Application Server 11G, 12C and above
    • Oracle SOA 11G, 12C and above
    • Oracle OSB 11G, 12C and above
    • Oracle Coherence 11G, 12C and above
    • Oracle Enterprise Manager 11G ,12C and above
    • Python/Ant/Shell Scripting
    • Java, JEE, XML & Web Services Troubleshooting skills

    WebLogic Administrator works with IT professionals from various teams across the IT department & support teams to provide high quality solutions to support the business objectives

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    • Install, configure, deploy, troubleshoot and administer WebLogic Suite of products listed above
    • Develop scripts to automate administrative functions
    • Set up Cluster, Tune & monitor any of the above mentioned WebLogic suite of products
    • Create JDBC, JMS, MQ and various other JEE resource
    • Provide application deployment and troubleshooting support to multiple development, testing & production environments / teams
    • Provide 24 X 7 On Call support on rotation with other administrators

    Experience and Skills Requirements

    • Five or more years of full time experience as a WebLogic administrator in a large IT Enterprise organization
    • Experience in installing, configuring , deployment, troubleshooting and administering one or more of the above mentioned products on Linux platforms.
    • Extensive experience with clustering and tuning
    • Set up security for the products listed above.
    • Applying fix patches and fix packs
    • Able to setup SSL/LDAP configurations for the products listed above
    • Extensive experience creating JEE resources
    • Strong Java/JEE, XML & web services troubleshooting ability
    • Ability to automate admin functions using Jython, Ant & Shell scripts
    • Good networking and UNIX operating system skills
    • General debugging skills - Know how to use telnet and other command-lines tools to debug network / firewall connectivity. Tools such as curl, ssh and other O/S related commands like netstat, ps, ifconfig, route etc
    • Typically a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience in related discipline.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast moving IT team environment.

    Nice To Have Skills

    • OUAF (Oracle Utility Application Framework)
    • AppDynamics Application Performance Monitoring
    • Devops automation using Jenkins and Devops tools
    • Meridian EDMS for Oracle Utility Code & Config Deployment
    • Hibernate
    • Experience Installing & Supporting Oracle Utility Applications like CC&B, MDM, ODM , SOM & SGG


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Contract/Acquisition Specialist/Administrator 2

Job #: 8936

Title: Contract/Acquisition Specialist/Administrator II

Location: Vancouver, WA

Application Due Date: 3/26/2019

Job Length: 1+ Year Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.

Position Overview:

This position will provide day-to-day support to Contracting Officers (COs) with, draft and preparation of solicitations, contracts and master contract releases and associated documentation; market research; interfaces with internal clients on statement of work and project timelines, and communications with external vendors on questions related to contracts and Client’s established procurement process.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Gather, review, draft and/or edit contract documents, including the process of award decisions per established procedure and as directed by CO.

• Gather, review and organize vendor, contracting and project team data to provide information to contract team.

• Coordinate project/program delivery schedules and questions with the Team and Project Managers.

• Identify and communicate to contracting officers, and/or project team members, internal and external roadblocks which may impact schedules and escalate to team manager.

• Escalate vendor and team issues to respective COs. May act as communications facilitator for project team and vendor(s).

• Research legal, contract information, company information, etc.

• Draft communication / letters (e.g. correspondence to vendors, internal email etc.).

• Provide assistance on drafting solicitation documentation for review and approval by CO.

• Issue solicitation packages as directed by CO.

• Assist in developing master agreements/releases documents.

• Assist in Contract close out documentation.

• Perform cost/price analysis and make recommendations based upon that analysis.

• Provide assistance in developing/reviewing statements of work (SOWs).

• Conduct market research; gather, review and organize market information as requested or directed.

• As requested or directed, assist COs, Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs), Client managers and clients across Client in procurement planning activities such as suggesting procurement methods, identifying potential contract types, and assisting in risk identification.

• Assist the Contracting Officer (CO) in arranging and conducting of meetings with contractors and clients.

• Review (not inspect) Contractor performance and provide information/advise to CO.

• Maximize cross-training potential (utilizing skill-set to train others).

• Develop / draft and recommend methods, approaches and best practices to achieve procedural and process consistency for the group. This activity may include observing different work streams that could be made more efficient, encouraging the use of templates, and standardization of documentation. Assist with the implementation of Client management approved recommendations, including input into change management approach and plans.

• Gather and facilitate customer information and provide procurement standardized guidance/procedures to customer(s) on established contract and solicitation processes.

• Enter data into Client Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. May extract and format data from Enterprise Resource Planning systems for use in presentations to supply chain and/or customer teams

• Work with Client Accounts Payable and Contracting Officer Representatives to resolve invoicing issues.

• As requested, serve as back-up for COAs across the organization, performing tasks of similar size and scope as those listed above

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree with a major in any field, however, a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply and Logistics Management is highly preferred;

• In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, candidate must have completed at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management

• Bachelor’s degree can substitute for some related experience

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• Related Experience – a minimum combination of directly-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is required. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of procurement of services, material and/or inventory management.

Minimum Experience Requirements – Level 2 position:

o 3 + years directly-related Construction or Architectural Engineering procurement experience (with 24 semester hours of study as detailed above); or

o 2 + years directly-related Construction or Architectural Engineering procurement experience (with Bachelor’s degree)

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Experience with SharePoint.

• Basic understanding of construction procurement with an emphasis in federal procurement (the Federal Acquisition Regulations or FAR) and/or other public sector procurement. Proposal preparation or buying experience performed in a private company is also acceptable.

• Energy/utility industry experience.

• Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills with attention to detail and accuracy.


Additional Requirements:

Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.

Hours: Full-Time

Travel: Less than 5% for meetings and field visits

Public Trust Required: Selected candidate must be able to pass the Public Trust (SF-85P) Personnel background investigation in order to qualify for and/or retain this position.

Training Expectations: Worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.


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Contract/Acquisition Specialist/Administrator 2

Job #: 8937

Title: Contract/Acquisition Specialist/Administrator 2

Location: Portland, Oregon

Application Due Date: 3/26/2019

Job Length: 1+ Year Contract


ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.


Position Overview:

This Contract Acquisition Specialist II (COA2) position will provide support to the Services Acquisition Team (NSSF) and Grants & Agreement Team (NSSP) within Client’s Contracts & Strategic Sourcing (NSS) organization. This position will provide day-to-day support to Contracting Officers (COs) with documentation, draft and preparation for solicitations, contracts and master contract releases, assist with market research and interface with internal clients on statement of work and project timeline questions and clarifications, as well as external vendors on questions related to Client’s established procurement process. This position will gather/collect/receive, organize, monitor and track multiple procurement actions, documents and contracts and releases on behalf, in support and under the guidance of one of the group’s COs


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Gather, review, draft and/or edit contract documents, including the Document of Award Decision (DAD).

• Research legal, contract information, company information, etc.

• Draft communication/letters (e.g. correspondence to vendors, internal email etc.).

• Provide assistance on drafting solicitation documentation for review and approval by CO.

• Assist in developing blanket purchase agreement/task order documents to include: Data Entry and validation of contract information, creating PDF files of agreement/task orders by combining signature page with additional information pages, schedule of prices, terms and conditions, statement of work. Proof documents and validate accuracy of documents.

• Assist in Contract closeout documentation by coordinating between the vendor, end user, and the COR, validating all services are complete and all invoices have been received/paid. Submit to the CO a close-out checklist.

• Perform price analysis and make recommendations based upon that analysis.

• Provide assistance in developing statements of work (SOWs).

• Conduct market research as requested or directed.

• As requested, assist COs, Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs), Client managers and clients across Client in procurement planning activities such as suggesting purchase methods, identifying potential contract types, and assisting in risk identification.

• Assist the Contracting Officer (CO) with contractor and client meetings which includes:

o Making meeting room and time arrangements;

o Sending out meeting invites;

o Rescheduling as necessary;

o Compiling any necessary background materials;

o Taking, transcribing and distributing meeting notes, etc.

• Issue solicitation packages as directed by CO.

• Process award decisions per established procedure and as directed by CO

• Review (not inspect) Contractor performance and provide information/recommendation to CO

• Use skill set to provide cross-training to the team as requested by Client manager. Training is OTJ via one-on-one sessions or participation in group brown-bag sessions. Training, both giving and receiving will be limited to the individual execution of Client specific processes, documentation requirements and use of systems.

• Develop/draft and recommend methods, approaches and best practices to achieve procedural and process consistency for the group, specifically for training purposes. This activity may include observing different work streams that could be made more efficient, encouraging the use of templates, and standardization of documentation. Assist with the implementation of Client management approved recommendations, including input into change management approach and plans. This includes execution and use of new process/templates as well as communicating new requirements or processes to Client internal business partners.

• Respond to customer requests by gathering and providing information on established contract and solicitation processes.


General Activities:

• Take, transcribe, draft and distribute and file (as appropriate) meeting notes for team(s), the group and contracting officers (COs), assisting in documenting discussions and decisions.

• Attend meetings as needed, create real-time documents and meeting notes based on direction from the team, including any follow-up action items for team members and vendors; distribute approved meeting notes as requested. May require tracking action items for completion; alerting Client manager or CO of any delays, issues or concerns.

• Participate in the improvement process by drafting and recommending new or revised procedures, processes, and practices for Client management consideration; assist with implementation of Client management approved improvement initiatives. This includes execution and use of new process/templates as well as communicating new requirements or processes to Client internal business partners.

• As requested, serve as back-up for COAs across the organization, performing tasks of similar size and scope as those listed above.


REQUIREMENTS:


Education & Corresponding Experience:

• A Bachelor’s degree with a major in any field is preferred; a Bachelor’s degree in Supply and Logistics Management is highly preferred;

o With a Bachelor’s Degree: 2-4 years directly-related Service procurement and/or Financial Assistance experience is required.

• Without a Bachelor’s Degree:

o 3 – 5 years of directly-related Service procurement and/or Financial Assistance experience is required.

o 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management is required.

• Experience should include a minimum combination of directly-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is desired. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of Service procurement with an emphasis in federal procurement (the Federal Acquisition Regulations or FAR) and/or other public sector procurement preferred. Proposal preparation or buying experience performed in a private company is also acceptable.


Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• Professional, IT Services or Financial Assistance procurement experience


Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Procurement with an emphasis in federal procurement (the Federal Acquisition Regulations or FAR) and/or other public sector procurement.

• Energy/utility industry experience.

• Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills with attention to detail and accuracy.


Additional Requirements:

Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.

Hours: Full-Time

Travel: Less than 5% for meetings and field visits

Public Trust Required: Selected candidate must be able to pass the Public Trust (SF-85P) Personnel background investigation in order to qualify for and/or retain this position.

Training Expectations: Worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.


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Cloud Application Developer

Title: Cloud Application Developer​
Job #: 2006
Location: Portland, OR
Job Length: 5+months Contract


Position Overview:

The project is to develop a mobile application running on AWS services in the cloud. There will be a requirement to move on premise data to the cloud to support the mobile application. Application Development in AWS.

Develops program logic and achieves business outcomes for new applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications in AWS. Codes, tests, debugs and documents software applications. Analyzes requirements and tests and integrates application components. Ensures that the requirements specified ties to the strategic outcomes. Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented in AWS. Monitors the implemented solutions and ensures that they are cost-effective and are being utilized. Develops cloud decision matrix (eligibility criteria). Ensures that the services developed are fully automated.

Required Skills:
  • 8 + years of large-scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in three or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, Node.js, .NET, Python, Scala
  • 5+ years of experience in Data Modeling, ETL development, and Data warehousing in Cloud

Preferred Skills & Experience
  • Demonstrated experience in designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices in Cloud
  • Demonstrated experience in developing solutions using AWS resources/services including S3, Lambda, EC2, Kinesis, EMR, API Gateway, Glue, Redshift, RDS – NoSQL, Oracle
  • Experience in developing end-to-end solutions for large structured and un-structured data sets that spans across AWS cloud, on-premise, and SaaS environments is desired
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile software development and DevOps practices such as continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins) and creating CI/CD pipelines is required
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud architecture best practices such as VPC Peering, VPN Tunnel, Security (NACL/ACL) and AWS cloud services such as ALB/ELB, VPC, KMS EC2, CloudTrail, CloudWatch is desired\
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
  • Presenting at public events such as technology conferences, hackathons, etc.
  • Experience with working on projects in highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary development teams

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
  • Demonstrated experience in designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices in Cloud
  • Demonstrated experience in developing solutions using AWS resources/services including S3, Lambda, EC2, Kinesis, EMR, API Gateway, Glue, Redshift, RDS – NoSQL, Oracle
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud architecture best practices such as VPC Peering, VPN Tunnel, Security (NACL/ACL) and AWS cloud services such as ALB/ELB, VPC, KMS EC2, CloudTrail, CloudWatch is desired


Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates and employees.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients through out the Pacific Northwest.

Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.

ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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IT Audit and Compliance Consultant

Job Number: 2000

Job title: Compliance Analyst - consultant
Duration: 1 year

Location: Portland Downtown


Brief Job Description

  • Leads and coordinates projects to identify new work standards, procedures and business practices to ensure regulatory compliance, such as SOX. Executes, defines and provides direction for internal functional processes and procedures.
  • Oversees compliance reviews within operational domain. Leads projects to report compliance with appropriate standards. Analyzes data, identifies gaps, tracks trends and recommends remediation strategies. Collaborates with Corporate Regulatory Compliance on initiatives and reviews
  • Researches leading trends in compliance, regulatory or technology changes and assess implications. Analyzes implications, determines which procedures or processes are impacted and develops recommendations to support and influence corporate policy and program development.

Required Skills:

  • 4+ years experience in combination with compliance and one or more years of utility operations, cyber security or auditing, which includes at least two years of FERC/NERC or SOX.
  • Knowledge of Information Technology processes and procedures in operational domain.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and reliability standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Audit Practices including;
  • Standards (ISO, COBIT, ITIL, or other).
  • Requirements (SOX, FERC, NERC or other)
  • Advanced knowledge of corporate and operational compliance and risk management principles and protocols.
  • Advanced skills in leading others and planning, organizing and executing complex technical studies to demonstrate compliance with regulations and standards
  • Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
    Analytical thinking
    Written and oral communications
    Problem Solving




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.Net Developer

Title: .Net Developer
Job #: 1975
Location: Tualatin, OR
Job Length: 1+ years

Position Overview:
The Digital Channels projects will cover a number of different customer-facing projects, involving a number of enhancements and upgrades to our existing system.
  • Mobile Application for customers
  • Various improvements to customer website


Required Skills:(experience in the following)
  • Angular 2/4
  • C#
  • ASP.NET
  • MVC
  • JavaScript
  • Web Services
  • Automated Testing
  • Mocking Frameworks
  • HTML (preferred HTML5)
  • CSS
  • Visual Studio
  • Transact-SQL


Preferred Skills & Experience
  • Webpack
  • XML/XSLT
  • HTML5
  • PL/SQL
  • Mobile Application development
  • Single-sign-on – OAuth or SAML 2.0
  • API Gateway & API Development
  • Micorservices/Docker
  • AWS or Azure


Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
  • Strong web development/coding skills
  • Ability to work closely with team in an Agile development environment
  • Solid communication skills


Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates and employees.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.


Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.


ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Civil Engineer 2

Job #: 8911

Title: Civil Engineer 2 – Structural

Location: Off Site (Telecommuting)

Application Due Date: 3/12/2019

Duration 1 year, lead to multi year contract


ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.

Position Overview

This contract position will provide support to the Structural Design Group in Transmission Engineering (TELD) within client Structural Design provides design services to support capital improvements and general maintenance, repairs, and upkeep of all structural aspects of transmission system, including transmission line towers and structures, substation structures including all equipment, bus and overhead cable supports, wireless communication towers and structures, buildings and other structures on the transmission system. This position is 100% offsite- and is open to all locations within the service area of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, Montana and Wyoming.

The team is comprised of a mix of personality types and everyone seems to fit in with their strengths recognized. We look for candidates that are flexible, collaborative, team focused and able to self-start and self-manage their workload.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Structural Design (Footings, Foundations, Structures) in substations: Structures include towers, poles, frames, trusses, pedestals, racks, and others. Materials are predominantly steel and concrete, but other materials such as wood and aluminum are occasionally used. All work to be reviewed by BFTE senior engineers or technical team leads.

Tasks include:

  • Analysis of existing structures for structural adequacy in the case of new/increased loading and/or changed design criteria. Results of analysis will be used by team leads for decisions regarding use existing structure as-is, modify existing structure, or replace.
  • Structural design of new structures. Production of installation drawings, design criteria drawings and minor structural detailing.
    • Structural Design (Transmission Line Structures/Footings): uses a wide variety of structure types as transmission line supports. These structure types include lattice steel (or aluminum) towers, single or multiple steel pole structures, single or multiple wood pole structures, concrete structures, and others. All work to be reviewed by BFTE senior engineers or technical team leads.

Tasks include:

  • Analysis of existing structures for structural adequacy in the case of new/increased loading and/or changed design criteria. Results of analysis will be used by team leads for decisions regarding use existing structure as-is, modify existing structure, or replace.
  • Structural design of new structures.
  • Production of various drawings including installation drawings, design criteria drawings, minor detailing drawings and others.
    • Communication Structure Analysis: has an extensive wireless communication network (predominantly microwave) that is constantly undergoing modification and enhancement. Structure types include lattice steel towers, steel monopoles and others. All work to be reviewed by BFTE senior engineers or technical team leads.

Tasks include:

  • Analysis of existing structures for structural adequacy in the case of new/increased loading and/or changed design criteria. Results of analysis will be used by team leads for decisions regarding use existing structure as-is, modify existing structure, or replace.
  • Occasional retrofit and modification designs.
  • Develop and document structural design criteria used by outside vendors to design new communication structures.
    • Building Design/Analysis: has numerous buildings in their systems that are constantly undergoing modification and enhancement. Buildings in the system include single and multiple story structures that may be constructed of wood, structural steel, masonry, brick, concrete, or other materials. All work to be reviewed by BFTE senior engineers or technical team leads.

Tasks include:

  • Analysis of existing structures for modifications and/or retrofits. This task may include structural calculations and written reports.
  • Design of new structures.
  • Structural and/or seismic evaluations of existing structures. This task may include structural calculations and written reports.
  • Design for strengthening existing building vertical and/or lateral load resisting systems.
  • Design of anchorage of equipment and nonstructural components.
  • Production of various drawings including installation drawings, design criteria drawings, minor detailing drawings and others.
  • Design of fall protection anchorage on new and existing buildings.
  • Structure Maintenance and Program Sustainment: All work to be reviewed by senior engineers or technical team leads.

Tasks include:

  • Assistance with structural (non-climbing) inspections.
  • Structural adequacy assessments.
  • Structural retrofit designs (seismic strengthening, remodels, additions, addition of roof loading such as A/C units, etc.)
  • Design of replacements related to aging infrastructure, particularly in the areas of steel corrosion and concrete deterioration.
  • Design for replacements, refurbishments, and repairs related to unexpected damage of transmission line and substation structures (e.g. vehicle impacts, animal impacts, landslides, snow loading etc.).
  • Assistance with material procurement tasks related to above repairs and replacements.
    • Perform occasional Quality Assurance visits to both in-house and outside fabrication shops and provide recommendations for approval by BFTE senior engineers or technical team leads.
    • Provide support to BFTE structural engineers working in Technology Innovation (TI) and Research and Development (R&D) related activities, which may include actual research or research support, testing and working with testing personnel and vendors, report writing and development, report presentation, travel to meetings, working with industry representatives, field visits, and providing assistance to managers / team leads on developing justifications for funding.


REQUIREMENTS

Education & Corresponding Experience (required on matrix)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering or a closely-related engineering field is required.
  • 5+ years of practical engineering experience is required.
  • Required Technical Skills & Experience (required on matrix)
  • 1+ years’ experience with the following:
  • Designs using the current International Building Code and America Society of Civil Engineers (ACSE) 7
  • Structural analysis software such as SAP2000 and STAAD
  • ASCE 41-13 Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings
  • Modern structural analysis techniques
  • Industry-specific design codes such as IBC family of codes and industry designs standards such as American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), National Design Specification (NDS) and American Concrete Institute (ACI).


Preferred Skills & Experience (optional on matrix)

  • Experience with Bentley MicroStation or other similar Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) programs
  • Engineering concepts, principals, and practices applicable to components and facilities found on a regional transmission system


Additional Requirements (not required on matrix)

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.

Offsite Work

Training Expectations (Worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.)


Training Provided

Shock & Arc Flash Awareness Training with Refresher 2 hours


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Cloud Applications Developer

Job #: 1988
Title: Cloud Application Developer​
Location: Portland, OR
Job Length: 5+months Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Position Overview:

The project is to develop a mobile application running on AWS services in the cloud. There will be a requirement to move on premise data to the cloud to support the mobile application. Application Development in AWS.

Develops program logic and achieves business outcomes for new applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications in AWS. Codes, tests, debugs and documents software applications. Analyzes requirements and tests and integrates application components. Ensures that the requirements specified ties to the strategic outcomes. Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented in AWS. Monitors the implemented solutions and ensures that they are cost-effective and are being utilized. Develops cloud decision matrix (eligibility criteria). Ensures that the services developed are fully automated.

Required Skills:
  • 8 + years of large-scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in three or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, Node.js, .NET, Python, Scala
  • 5+ years of experience in Data Modeling, ETL development, and Data warehousing in Cloud

Preferred Skills & Experience
  • Demonstrated experience in designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices in Cloud
  • Demonstrated experience in developing solutions using AWS resources/services including S3, Lambda, EC2, Kinesis, EMR, API Gateway, Glue, Redshift, RDS – NoSQL, Oracle
  • Experience in developing end-to-end solutions for large structured and un-structured data sets that spans across AWS cloud, on-premise, and SaaS environments is desired
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile software development and DevOps practices such as continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins) and creating CI/CD pipelines is required
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud architecture best practices such as VPC Peering, VPN Tunnel, Security (NACL/ACL) and AWS cloud services such as ALB/ELB, VPC, KMS EC2, CloudTrail, CloudWatch is desired\
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
  • Presenting at public events such as technology conferences, hackathons, etc.
  • Experience with working on projects in highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary development teams

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
  • Demonstrated experience in designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices in Cloud
  • Demonstrated experience in developing solutions using AWS resources/services including S3, Lambda, EC2, Kinesis, EMR, API Gateway, Glue, Redshift, RDS – NoSQL, Oracle
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud architecture best practices such as VPC Peering, VPN Tunnel, Security (NACL/ACL) and AWS cloud services such as ALB/ELB, VPC, KMS EC2, CloudTrail, CloudWatch is desired

About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates and employees.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients through out the Pacific Northwest.

Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.

ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Cloud Application Developer



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Cloud Application Developer

Duration: 6 + Months. (renewable)

Location – Portland, OR

Brief Job Description:
Application Development in AWS.
Develops program logic and achieves business outcomes for new applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications in AWS. Codes, tests, debugs and documents software applications. Analyzes requirements and tests and integrates application components.

Ensures that the requirements specified ties to the strategic outcomes. Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented in AWS. Monitors the implemented solutions and ensures that they are cost-effective and are being utilized. Develops cloud decision matrix (eligibility criteria). Ensures that the services developed are fully automated.

Is this role associated with a project? If yes, please provide a short description of the project:
The project is to develop a mobile application running on AWS services in the cloud. There will be a requirement to move on premise data to the cloud to support the mobile application.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? 6 - 8 team members

Required Skills
Number of years’ experience required:
• 8 + years of large scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in three or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, Node.js, .NET, Python, Scala
• 5+ years of experience in Data Modeling, ETL development, and Data warehousing in Cloud

Preferred job skills:
• Demonstrated experience in designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices in Cloud
• Demonstrated experience in developing solutions using AWS resources/services including S3, Lambda, EC2, Kinesis, EMR, API Gateway, Glue, Redshift, RDS – NoSQL, Oracle

• Experience in developing end-to-end solutions for large structured and un-structured data sets that spans across AWS cloud, on-premise, and SaaS environments is desired

• Demonstrated experience in Agile software development and DevOps practices such as continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins) and creating CI/CD pipelines is required
• Knowledge of AWS cloud architecture best practices such as VPC Peering, VPN Tunnel, Security (NACL/ACL) and AWS cloud services such as ALB/ELB, VPC, KMS EC2, CloudTrail, CloudWatch is desired
• Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
• Presenting at public events such as technology conferences, hackathons, etc.
• Experience with working on projects in highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary development teams

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
• Demonstrated experience in designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices in Cloud
• Demonstrated experience in developing solutions using AWS resources/services including S3, Lambda, EC2, Kinesis, EMR, API Gateway, Glue, Redshift, RDS – NoSQL, Oracle
• Knowledge of AWS cloud architecture best practices such as VPC Peering, VPN Tunnel, Security (NACL/ACL) and AWS cloud services such as ALB/ELB, VPC, KMS EC2, CloudTrail, CloudWatch is desired


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Business Systems Analyst 3 - Business Architecture Modeling

Job #: 8930

Title: Business Systems Analyst 3

Specialty: Business Architecture Modeling

Location: Vancouver, WA

Application Due Date: 3/21/2019

Job Length: 1+ Year Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.


Position Overview:

This contract Business Systems Analyst 3 position is located in Client’s Transmission Services Project Management Analysis & Scheduling (TEPO) organization will focus on a combination of Business Analysis and Business Systems Analysis in support of the maturation of the TEP/TEPO Project Management Office (PMO).

The Business System Analyst will facilitate the analysis and definition of new portfolio management, project management, and resource management processes, plus systems. This position will support optimizing Client’s Transmission planning and execution of capital programs. This Business Systems Analyst 3 will conduct stakeholder interviews, evaluate current-state processes, develop solutions and implement the “to be defined” best practices. This position will support both large transformational initiatives as well as desk-level improvement initiatives within the PMO. The Business System Analyst 3 must possess strong communication and facilitation skills, as well as a proven record for navigating amidst ambiguity.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supporting Requirements Development:

o Conduct interviews and facilitate workshops to elicit business requirements.

o Plan, organize and facilitate process improvement and business process documentation sessions in support of the maturation of the Project Management Office (PMO) and implementing Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) based project management methods.

o Research, analyze, model and organize information for developing requirements.

o Decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to distinguish between solution ideas and business needs.

o Facilitate requirements validation sessions and present findings.

o Work with Client manager/federal personnel to facilitate resolution of requirement conflicts between stakeholders.

Solution Development and Proposal:

o Design, architect, build and recommend solutions based on requirements and best practices.

o Facilitate/assist in technical process improvement initiatives

o Research and develop methods to automate repetitive manual data manipulations.

o Use Rapid System Development methods to build prototypes.

o Develop solutions that integrate the various Portfolio, Project, GIS and Asset Management systems.

o Complete all documentation in support of the solution, including use cases, requirements, test plans, process maps, and desk procedures.

o Assist in the development of Business Cases/Justifications for the identified improvement opportunities and present the proposed solutions in both verbal and written formats to key stakeholders and sponsors.

Solution Build:

o Prepare functional and technical documentation for hand-off to IT workgroups.

o Work closely with corporate IT development teams to encourage a smooth build.

o Draft documentation for user and operational manuals.

o Design, build and implement desktop tools and systems to support portfolio and project management, project scheduling and project financial analysis.

o Build business intelligence objects and reports from various source systems.

o Create user interfaces in both Project Web Access (PWA) and SharePoint.

o Draft and build electronic forms to support business processes.

o Create queries and reports in MS Access for extracting, manipulating, and reporting of business architecture-related information.

Implementation and Change Management:

o Support development and implementation of change management plans that reduce employee resistance and empower management as change sponsors.

o Focus on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and skills, and organization structures.

o Facilitate various system verification activities such as systems and user testing.

o Develop and deliver process and systems training to impacted employees.

o Facilitate system and data integration efforts to connect disparate systems that have various levels of System Life Cycle (SLC) maturity.

Solution Maintenance:

o Provide first line technical support to business users of the developed solutions.

o Complete and improve user manuals, onboarding, and training documentation.

o Analyze solutions and business practices for efficiency and effectiveness. Based on the analyses, initiate continuous improvement initiatives.

o Promote the adherence to SLC processes.

o Help the project meet business, schedule, and budget objectives.

REQUIREMENTS:


Education & Corresponding Experience:

· Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Systems or a directly-related technical discipline is preferred.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Systems, or a directly related technical discipline is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree can substitute for 4 years of experience.

· This is a Level 3 position: 12 years of project management and/or business analysis and/or systems analysis experience is required without a degree. 8 years of experience is required with a related degree.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

· Advanced or Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Project Server and PWA.

· Advanced knowledge of MS Access database design and administration.

· Advanced knowledge of Visio and/or other flowchart tools.

· Advanced knowledge of and practical experience in SSRS and/or SQL.

· Experience in automating with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

· Advanced knowledge and mastery of SharePoint.

· Expert proficiency in Excel, including pivot tables, charting and reporting.

· Experience in Lean and Six Sigma process analysis.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

· Experience in Project Management roles.

· Knowledge of GIS and Asset Management Systems.

· Experience in Jama Contour or HPQuality Center.

· Energy/utility industry experience.

· Experience with Power BI (Microsoft Business Intelligence).

Additional Requirements:

Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.

Hours: Full-Time

Travel: Up to15% Local meetings/training

Public Trust Required: Selected candidate must be able to pass the Public Trust (SF-85P) Personnel background investigation in order to qualify for and/or retain this position.

Training Expectations: Worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.


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Admin Support Specialist

Job#:1951

Title: Administrative/ Customer Support Associate

Location: Beaverton

Duration: 1 year

Job Responsibilities:

The Facility Inspection Specialist is responsible for primary program activities for client’s 10 year inspection cycle Facility Inspection and treatment for The National Electrical Safety Code (FITNES) for 280,000 poles and overhead facilities and 100,000 underground vaults and pad-mounted electrical equipment as required by Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC) Service Quality Measures, Oregon Administrative Rules and National Electric Safety Code. This role provides expertise, analysis, scheduling, reporting, process improvements and other daily support for client’s overhead and underground facility preventative and corrective programs. During storm events, this role will be called upon to provide outage support as deemed appropriate by client.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office with a strong Excel skill set
  • Advanced skills in human relations, interpersonal, and communications (oral and written)
  • Advanced skills in problem solving, investigation, and research around handling customer inquiries and complaints
  • Intermediate skills in working collaboratively across organizations
  • Intermediate skills in organization, prioritization and time management and in adapting to changing timelines and competing priorities

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with utility operations
  • Experience with work order management systems
  • Experience with the National Joint Utilities Notification System (NJUNS)







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Developer-SME

Job #: 1995

Title: PeopleSoft Financials Developer - consultant

Location: Portland, OR

Job Length: 6+ Months Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Position Overview:

Provides application software development services. Develops program logic for new applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications. Codes, tests, debugs and documents software applications. Analyzes requirements and tests and integrates application components. Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented.

Core Responsibilities

  1. Supporting our Financial application suite (primarily): PeopleSoft-FSCM, PowerPlan, RiskMaster
  2. Developing integrations for applications.
  3. Developing and enabling integration patterns and best practices.
  4. Developing integrations between On-premise and cloud applications.
  5. Supporting after hours on-call support

Required Skills and Experience:

  1. Must have experience in PeopleSoft FSCM, and with web service experience ; Solid understanding of functional modules within PS-FSCM.
  2. Demonstrated familiarity with IT integration, content management, web and cloud projects, and engineering practices
  3. Knowledge of supporting financial systems
  4. Web Service Experience
  5. Facilitation of continuous improvement
  6. Any experience with cloud tool sets, web service integration experience is desired.
  7. Prefer knowledge of DataStage, DataPower, messaging services such as MQ, database skills, Business Process Modeler, Angular, EC2, S3, Lambda


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Financial Analyst III

Job #: 2898-1

Title: Financial Analyst III

Location: Corporate HQ

Job Length: 7-Month Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Position Overview:

Coordinate financial planning and forecasting activities for DTNA. Consolidate forecasts for the planning of: monthly and quarterly financial data for DTNA management, the Strategic Plan financial forecast, the Three Year Operating Plan, and the Annual Targets for business segments. Support projects and initiatives.

Responsibilities:

Research master data issues. Coordinate the FOH operative planning (EA, FTR, OP) Work closely with other members of the Controlling organization during planning development to ensure consistent application of planning assumptions within the corporate support departments.

Ensure validation and consolidation of FOH figures in our Hyperion Essbase based business intelligence tool (GET FOH), which includes set up of planning processes (OP, Forecasts) in the tool, maintenance of the interface to the cbFC data warehouse for import of Actual FOH data and creation of Reports with the Excel Essbase Add-In.

Assist with and perform necessary actions within the Finance area in different cross-functional projects FOH related.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement policies and procedures for planning and forecasting processes.

• Coordinate information gathering with business segment controllers, functional controlling and accounting.

• Analyze and provide financial support to management regarding ongoing financial development

• Perform capital and expenses budget analysis. Track budget actuals on a monthly basis and report variances to target. Support the preparation of presentations of key reports and metrics for senior leadership review.

• Participate and/or support process improvement initiatives.

Preferable background experience and skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, and one/three years of experience in Management Reporting and/or Controlling.

• Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, as well as, a general understanding of databases. BI Tools knowledge (TM1, Hyperion, Tableau…) is considered a plus.

Additional Information:

Work Schedule: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Overtime: Minimal

Work Location: Corp HQ


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Administrative Technician 3 - Transmission Field Clerk - Secretary

Job #: 8926

Title: Administrative Technician 3

Specialty: Transmission Field Clerk - Secretary

Location: The Dalles, OR

Application Due Date: 3/20/2019

Job Length: 1+ Year Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship Required.

Position Overview:

This full-time contract position is located in the Client The Dalles District Office in The Dalles, Oregon. This position utilizes specific guidelines and references to perform recurring office procedures. The Client manager may provide instructions on new assignments and/or check completed work for accuracy.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Performs data entry using multiple computer applications, including Microsoft Office, Asset Suite, PeopleSoft, Concur (Government travel service), Microsoft SharePoint, etc. May enter inventory management data, vehicle mileage, training, travel, pen base program, utility bills, etc.

o Verifies group/organization timekeeping is accurate and follows the Client’s established guidelines, policies, and negotiated bargaining agreements (such as Columbia Power Trade Council (CPTC) for hourly workers). Where required, inputs time and labor information into appropriate system.

o As required, following established policy and process, prepares travel authorization and arrangements for management and staff travel using online systems such as Concur (Client travel software), etc. Prepares travel vouchers following established process using online system, entering data from staff daily work reports and other communication.

o Performs data entry for P-card transactions, materials requests and invoices.

• Answers telephone calls and responds to routine telephone requests that have standard answers; refers calls and visitors to appropriate management and staff. As required, controls mail to assure timely staff response, and sends form letters. Sorts and distributes incoming mail; prepares outgoing mail, including bulk mailing packages.

• As requested, maintains calendars, makes appointments, and arranges for meeting rooms.

• May receive requests for spare parts in stock and following established process, sends to field sites. As requested and following direction or established process, orders or assists in ordering material and property listed in stock catalog from warehouse and other approved sources and arranges for delivery to field sites, as appropriate.

• Establishes and maintains office files and provides clerical support, preparing forms for district functions, maintaining catalogs and posting (filing) changes to manuals.

• As requested, assists staff in the routine use of software applications, i.e., Microsoft Office, etc.

• Processes and submits requests to manager for approval for needed office supplies; distribute supplies to appropriate staff per established Client procedures.

• Serves as point-of-contact person for district or other office personnel regarding general district or administrative information.

• Coordinates and assists manager with development of annual managers’ and employees’ performance appraisal plans; implements, oversees and completes related documentation. Schedules and tracks to completion all managers’ and employees’ quarterly progress reviews, while performing associated follow-up to obtaining requisite signatures and approvals. Ensures on-time documentation submission to Human Capital Management (HCM) and verifies all processes are tracked to completion within established timelines.

• Takes minutes for various district meetings.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• High School Diploma or GED is required.

• 3+ years of related administrative/customer service experience or equivalent combination.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• Advanced keyboarding/typing skills and experience

• Experience and skill in using Microsoft Office Suite of products, and skill in operating common office equipment

• 2+ years of relevant work experience in administrative support function

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Working knowledge of SharePoint is desired.


Additional Requirements:

Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.

Hours: Full-Time

Travel: Less than 5% for meetings and field visits

Public Trust Required: Selected candidate must be able to pass the Public Trust (SF-85P) Personnel background investigation in order to qualify for and/or retain this position.

Training Expectations: Worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.


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Project Manager Identity Access

Title: Senior Project Manager

Job #: 1985

Location: Portland, OR

Job Length: 1+ years

Position Overview:

As a Senior Project Manager, you’ll work with an existing core team including a professional services vendor to optimize and facilitate changes to the current Identity and Access Management program. You’ll play an integral role in helping our client ensure they are protected by developing and overseeing strategies focused on identity and access security and efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous improvements.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing client engagements relating to the creation of business processes and solutions enabled by identity and access management, including requirements analysis, strategy, design, implementation, operations and application/business integration.
  • Issue Management, Risk Management, Scope and Change Management, Quality Assurance, Acceptance Management
  • Project Communications, Project Communication Plan development, execution and maintenance, Status & Project Reporting

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience implementing identity governance solutions such as, SailPoint, Crossmatch, Saviynt or other such systems that provide cloud-based user identities, policies for user access management and two-factor authentication is highly desired.

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

  • Project Management best practices
  • Technology project deployment
  • Vendor management


Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates and employees.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.

ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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IT Software Asset Analyst

Job #: 1972

Title: IT Software Asset Analyst

Location: Portland, OR

Application Due Date: 3/18/2019

Job Length: 9+months Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Position Overview:

The Business Analyst II is responsible for reviewing requirements, specifications, business processes, and recommendations in compliance with standards, policies, and methodologies.

Brief Job Description:

IT Software Asset Analyst works with the Software Asset Manager to raise awareness of SAM processes and policies across the IT organization and wider business partner areas

Required Skills:

• Previous software asset management experience
• Understand and be a strong advocate for ITIL Software Asset Management standards
• Experienced in computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite, Peoplesoft, and Service Now
o Will accept other Service Management tool experience but prefer Service Now
• Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including executives, managers, and subject matter experts
• ITIL Framework

# years’ experience required:

3+ years’ experience related to Software Asset Management

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

• ITIL fundamentals backgound;
• Certification (SAM preferred), but Foundations only will be considered.
• Strong attention to detail and data accuracy
• A collaborative approach to relationship building and style flexing

Preferred job skills:

• Technical background (does not have to be at the developer level)
• Documenting business processes and requirements
• Extensive knowledge of emerging industry standards related to general IT asset management.


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Sr. Project Manager

Job #: 1979

Title: Sr. Project Manager

Location: Portland

Application Due Date: 2/22/2019

Job Length: 6+month contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Position Overview:

Brief Job Description:

  • Standard PM duties; effectively scope, schedule, budget for assigned projects.

PHASE 1:

  • Update/Align our Job Classifications
  • Taking a look at our sunset, temporary, part-time; etc. jobs (we have 12 classifications)
  • Streamline classifications ahead of Workday implementation
  • Review and ensure that classifications are being implemented inconsistently, legal to be involved.

PHASE 2: (Smaller projects)

  • Revise/Update the Client Performance Improvement Plan (10-20% project) (start in March) (2)
  • Overhaul process like investigation process, (done so inconsistently).
  • Update Investigation Process Reports delivered to Executives
  • Cleaning Up Management & Corporate Employee Files
  • Driven by Legal
  • Figuring out what we have, where RIM needs to be involved, putting together system/process for management to keep employee files, what should be in/out, what should be in notes but not in file, what happens with files when change in their employment status.
  • Want to get started in Summer

Required Skills:

  • Strong organization and communication skills

Preferred job skills:

  • Change management experience helpful
  • 5+ years of experience managing medium to large scale projects

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

PMP Certified, strong interpersonal and leadership skills


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Computer Hardware & Software Support 3



# 8859

Computer Hardware & Software Support 3

Located Portland, OR

Duration start 1 year – lead to multi years contract

Application Due 02/04/19

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship REQUIRED

OVERVIEW

Position

This full-time contract Computer Hardware and Software Support Specialist 3 works within the Data Center Services (JND) subgroup in the Infrastructure Services (JN) organization and is part of the Information Technology (J) business line of client’s The computer hardware and software support specialist plays a key role in data center management and data protection services delivery in a primarily Windows Server environment, performing physical hardware support / installation and maintenance of data protection assets. As this is a Federal Government organization, care and diligence around cyber security and auditability are at the forefront of most every task.

Organization & Culture

The JND organization provides facility data center, storage, compute, virtualization, virtual desktop, operating system (Windows / Linux), Database Administration (Oracle and MSSQL) as well as enterprise scheduling services as a part of the greater JN infrastructure services group. JND also augments facilities support for the production data centers.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recommend hardware requirements and standards, adhering to c/ientsarchitectural guidance.
  • Draft and document procedures and best practices with regard to enterprise server, storage and backup systems management.
  • Recommend standards for server rack and cable management.
  • Provide input into the overall capacity management plan for the data center and data protection systems.
  • Validate firmware intended to support hardware data protection systems. Provide and implement mitigations until vendors release permanent fixes.
  • In a modern, Federal Government datacenter:
    • Perform rack work including rack builds, rack deployment and recovery, server and network device deployment and recovery.
    • Perform power management including deployment of PDUs, power leveling, connection equipment to power sources and power cable management.
    • Perform data cable management inter and intra rack for shielded / unshielded twisted pair, fiber optics and twin axial cabling.
  • Support disaster recovery and continuous availability of hardware and data protection systems.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and system level problems.
  • Provide primary support and maintenance for the Veritas NetBackup data protection system used to provide data protection services to
  • Manage data protection using established policies and data protection events such as backups and restorations of protected data using Veritas NetBackup software.
  • Interact with the following technologies in support of the IT environment:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2/2016
    • Veritas NetBackup
    • Quantum Tape Robotics
    • Cisco, HP and other general-purpose server platforms

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Corresponding Experience (required on matrix)

  • This is a Level 3 Position - 10 + years combination of education, certifications and/or work experience in Computer/Information Technology or related field. Applicable certifications will count towards 1 year of experience and each applicable college degree will count towards 2 years of experience.
  • 4 years direct work experience supporting Veritas NetBackup with common data protection schemes (disk-to-disk, disk-to-tape) or Quantum Tape Devices.
  • Required Technical Skills & Experience (required on matrix)
  • 4 years direct work experience support both the infrastructure and managing data protection policy using Veritas NetBackup
  • 4 years direct work experience providing data center rack and power solutions sufficient to sustain production workloads in an enterprise environment.
  • 4 years direct work experience with data center cabling standards including power and data with emphasis on Fiber Optics and cable management.
  • 2 years of direct work experience installing and configuring enterprise server hardware from vendors such as Dell, HP or Cisco.
  • 2 years of experience administering Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2/2016 sufficient to install hardware components and configure them for use as well as to provide direct patch management.

Preferred Skills & Experience (optional on matrix)

  • Experience using PowerShell for automation of management tasks.
  • Working knowledge of other data protection / storage software such as Veeam, Cohesity, Commvault.
  • Working knowledge of NetApp Data Ontap.
  • Windows operating system and software packaging, installation, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience administering VMware vCenter and ESXi.
  • Additional Requirements (not required on matrix)

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Project Manager - Systems Integrations- HR



Job Number: 1974

Title: Project Manager – HR System Integrations

Duration: 7+ Months

Location: Portland, OR

Immediate opening for contract Project Manager to assist our Portland based client with an

HR Optimization project will replace our current P-soft based system with a cloud-based solution from Workday.

Core duties:

  • Coordinate the work with our System Integrator and third-party vendors that interface with the HR system we are replacing with Workday. The work would include all aspects from managing the communications and working with the vendors as well as working with the Integrations, Test and Release teams.
  • Work on the technical level of all phases of systems analysis and programming activities.
    1. Formulate and define project plans and activity trackers.
    2. Maintain proper documentation including meeting minutes, action and status logs and change request as needed.
    3. Accountable for managing all assigned tasks.
    4. Comply with Incident Management and Change Management procedures and reporting practice

Required Skills and Experience

• 3-5 years of experience as project manager for software systems integrations, HR preferred.

• Must have experience working with 3rd party vendors and system integrators

• Experience should include end to end Project Management deliverables

• Proficiency in industry standard tools: MS Office, MS Project, Visio,


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Sr. Network Engineer

Job #: 9110
Job Title: Senior Network Engineer
Location: - Wilsonville, OR
Duration: Permanent Staff Position

Brief Overview

We’re hiring a staff Network Engineer for our large Wilsonville client, to be a member of a dynamic and forward-thinking team, dedicated to the development and support of best-in-class data network solutions in order to exceed the needs of a demanding and challenging global technology company. Providing specialist knowledge and expertise, primarily in the area of Wide Area Networking to ensure optimum network performance and reliability to deliver a consistent network service.

Main areas of responsibility:

  • Network Development: Propose, design and implement core WAN solutions to maintain and continuously improve the backbone network for this highly dispersed organization of over 65 connected sites around the globe. Collaborate with other IT groups and business functions to understand the full scope of business requirements. Undertake market analysis, vendor reviews and product evaluations to select technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions in order deliver against agreed requirements.
  • To successfully achieve these results, you need solid and practical experience of designing and managing both MPLS and Internet VPN WAN’s delivered using Cisco routing and WAN optimization technologies. You will also have experience of providing corporate network access to cloud services such as AWS.
  • An experience or understanding of SD-WAN solutions and their deployment would also be advantageous as the organization looks at options to adopt new SD-WAN solutions as a foundation for future corporate network evolution.
  • Network Management: As the organization continues to develop and deliver on its commitments in areas of cloud services and remote computing, and many other new network reliant services, traffic management is an increasingly complex but essential discipline which is absolutely key to the success of this position.
  • A thorough understanding and in-depth experience of collecting network traffic to analyze protocols and traffic patterns, in order to address application and service performance issues, operational issues, and generally enhance network throughput and efficiency is a fundamental requirement. This, along with a practical understanding of QoS/CoS to shape traffic delivery, is vital and where the successful candidate can add real value.
  • In line with this, successful monitoring across the full range of networking solutions is essential and you will assist the organization as it develops new standards for network monitoring, ensuring the appropriate tools are implemented to meet the requirement sof real-time traffic management and traditional operational support.
    Operations Support: Achieving the highest standard of operational support, availability and customer satisfaction is a fundamental objective.
  • Working as part of a globally positioned network support team, provide level two support across the broad range of network services owned and maintained by the network team including: core WAN connectivity, wired/wireless LAN, remote access and firewall security infrastructure. Provide level three escalation support for WAN related incidents requiring expert analysis and in-depth technical insights.
  • Provide out of hours, on-call support for networking services globally and provide extended on-site cover during business quarter end.

Required Job Qualifications and Education:

Preferred job qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical/IT discipline or related experience and five years or more experience as network architect/engineer, preferably for a medium to large, and globally dispersed organization. (Preferred)
  • WAN/LAN: MPLS and Internet VPN’s, TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, OSPF, BGP, Multicast Multi Layer Switching, Voice/Video over IP, QoS, Cisco WAN equipment, HP LAN equipment (ArubaOS, Provision and Commware)
  • Network Management: Solarwinds NPM, NTA, UDT, NCM, NetFlow, WireShark, Cisco EEM, ThousandEyes, Splunk.
  • Optimization: WAN optimization technologies, ideally Cisco WAAS but Riverbed also advantageous.

Additional experience in any of the following would be desirable:

  • Programming and scripting languages like PHP, Python, Perl, etc.
  • Experience with DevOps workflows
  • Have some familiarity with Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins and other DevOps tools.
  • Eagerness to take on new challenges and demonstrate an initiative developing and implementing new technical solutions
  • Excellent technical documentation skills
  • Confidence to present to colleagues in IT, IT managers, CIO and other executive management levels
  • Track record in effective project management
  • Available to travel occasionally within North America, EMEA and Asia.


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Market Research Analyst

Job Number: 1950

job title: Market Research Analyst

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 7+ Month assignment

Description:

Immediate opening for Market Research Analyst to join one of our top Portland client’s to assist with multiple ad hoc Market Research, Evaluation Projects and Maritz Survey Programs.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for design and programming of questionnaires, analysis of findings and initial draft of findings as well as project management to ensure projects are completed on scope, on time and on budget.

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role: Market Research basics, project management, people engagement

Core Duties

Market Research Analyst responsibilities (50% of the time)

  • Work with admin to recruit respondents for interviews or focus groups
  • First draft of focus group screeners, focus group discussion guides and questionnaires for the less complex studies
  • Programming questionnaires and QC of programming
  • Monitoring fieldwork
  • Data cleaning and data processing
  • First draft of findings analysis for the less complex studies
  • Additional data crunching as needed

Project Management Responsibilities (50% of the time)

  • Obtain sample file from Customer Analytics
  • Organize cross-functional meetings to:
  • Understand clients’ business needs
  • Review draft documents – e.g., the draft questionnaire and especially the draft report
  • Share out findings to core working group
  • Follow up on deliverables and providing progress reports
  • Help manage market research and evaluation vendors to schedule
  • Organize invites to focus groups
  • Organize findings presentation with directors/management
  • Follow up on action items after presentations
  • Loading sample file back into our customer database, flagging customers who have taken part in the survey and those who want to be on a Do Not Contact list
  • For Maritz Transactional Platform:
    • Conduct business analyst work for planned surveys
    • Coordinate meetings between Senior Channel Analyst and clients
    • Follow up on deliverables (in this case, follow up with clients to ensure that they review draft survey instruments in a timely manner)
    • Provide weekly progress reports
  • Assist in change management (more in terms of arranging change management meetings to ensure clients use their dashboards appropriately)

Qualifications/Experience requirements:

  • BS/BA in marketing, anthropology, market research, statistics, business, social sciences. Master’s degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in market research and project management
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to engage quickly with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) skills
  • Experience with programming surveys
  • Ability to follow up and hold stakeholders accountable for deliverables
  • Quick learner
  • Logical, yet creative thinker


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Financial Analyst - consultant

Job Number: 1920
Title: Financial Analyst- consultant
Duration: 6 months+
Location: Portland, OR

DESCRIPTION:

Immediate opening for Financial Analyst on a 6+ month contract in Portland, OR. Independently provides a full range of accounting and general business analytical support, including the application of complex accounting concepts; review work of other team members and suggests new or enhanced analyses and processes for the team. Utility industry experience is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will have current skills in:

  • Accounting Analysis: Accounting Research: Researches, documents and communicates complex issues and analyzes the downstream and upstream impacts of transactional decisions to develop recommendations; communicates to internal and external parties regarding accounting interpretations.
  • Financial Reporting: Provides independent support, as needed, for all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting processes, leading the team to resolve complex issues and finalize exhibits; updates processes to respond to changing requirements.
  • Compliance: Performs control activities to ensure compliance with internal control policies; reviews and evaluates the compliance process to determine if the organization is being responsive to the needs of client.
  • Internal Consulting: Advises leadership on a broad range of accounting decisions and methodologies; responsible for working with cross-functional teams to respond to routine and complex management requests.
  • Budget Support: Develops complex budget forecasts and assists in researching/resolving escalated issues; reviews budget entries prepared by others; advises management on key decisions; maintains budgets and responds to management questions/requests.
  • Financial Systems : Gains proficiency with accounting organization-specific applications and understands how to perform complex calculations/tasks; works with IT and/or vendors to test updates, patches, issues, implementations.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

SOX Controls and Procedures (40%)

  • Plan and coordinate updates to flowcharts and risk control matrices documentation for financial and business processes.
  • Ensure effective performance of controls and provide support in performing assessments of control deficiencies identified within business processes including developing and implementing remediation plans.
  • Perform annual risk assessment and segregation of duties analyses and address internal control and procedure issues with clients.
  • Assist in the coordination and reporting of quarterly process and cycle owner assessments of the effectiveness of client’s Disclosure Controls and Procedures (DC&P) and Internal Control over Financial Reporting.
  • Communicate and provide training on control standards for business cycles and processes.
  • Initiate and maintain the quarterly DC&P checklist in compliance with client’s DC&P Policy.

SEC Reporting (30%)

  • Support the financial reporting team in the preparation and review of the SEC Form 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and 8-Ks.
  • Prepare assigned financial statements, disclosures, tables or other items for SEC Forms 10-K and 10-Q.
  • Support other SEC reporting processes by reviewing disclosure statements such as Earnings Releases, Proxy Statements, Annual Report to Shareholders and SEC Act filings.
  • Ensure reports are filed timely in compliance with GAAP, SEC rules and regulations, and SOX.
  • Address specific accounting and reporting issues with clients and internal and external auditors.
  • Review the work of other team members and provide support as necessary.

FERC and OPUC Reporting (20%)

  • Assist in the preparation, review and timely filing of the annual FERC Form 1 and the Quarterly FERC Form 3-Q reports.
  • Ensure reports are in compliance with the FERC Uniform System of Accounts, Accounting Releases.
  • Ensure reconciliations are performed between FERC Forms 1 and 3-Q with SEC Forms 10-K and 10-Q.
  • Address specific FERC accounting and reporting issues with customers and external auditors.
  • Prepare assigned financial statements or other schedules for FERC Form 1 and 3-Q.
  • Accounting Research Including New and Proposed Accounting Standards and Reporting Requirements (10%)
  • Perform research of complex accounting and reporting issues and provide timely recommendations for decision making and implementation.
  • Provide accounting expertise in addressing complex accounting and reporting issues on proposed transactions by client.
  • Stay current and provide timely synopsis of client impacts of new and proposed accounting standards and reporting requirements.
  • Periodically update management on new and proposed accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Provide consultation to customers on GAAP, SEC rules and requirements (including SOX), PCAOB developments, FERC and OPUC rules and releases.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting with CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting or related field in a medium to large size company.
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting principles and concepts, including GAAP and regulatory accounting theory and practices
  • Ability to research accounting reference materials and formulate concise recommendations.
  • Effective Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills and the ability to quickly develop a working knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Working knowledge of other accounting disciplines, such as tax
  • Intermediate knowledge of internal controls, including the requirements of SOX
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting and finance business processes and policies
  • Intermediate knowledge of relevant utility industry operations and financial regulations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to learn and retain technical skills and knowledge.
  • Excellent human relations, communications and team behavior skills; must demonstrate effective utilization of client’s Guiding Behaviors.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage time and work projects effectively, including establishing project goals, tracking status and communicating final results/recommendations, with minimal supervision.


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Usability Experience/ Customer Experience Designer (CX/UX)

Job #: 1965

Title: Usability Experience/Customer Experience Designer (CX/UX)

Location: Portland

Job Length: 5+ Months

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.



Brief Job Description:


Support the Customer Digital Channels team in the design and development of CX/UX materials and services.

-Conduct market research with the Client employees and customers
-Conduct formal and informal usability studies
-Conduct structured interviews and observation (task analysis)
-Design user experiences for the web and mobile channels
-Provide heuristic reviews of various user interfaces
-Guide Customer Experience discussions and propose UX design solutions
-Develop error messages, confirmation emails, SMS text messages, alerts & notifications
-Provide input to customer journey maps, functional definitions and task flows (user stories)

Required Skills:

Visual Design Principles, Expert Powerpoint, Visio, UX tools. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

# years’ experience required:

10

Preferred job skills:


experience with software development, formal UX and CX skills.

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:


Creative within Structure, Detail Oriented, Synthesis of Disparate Information


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Recruiter

Job # 1928
Title: IT Recruiter

Location: Downtown Portland
Duration: 1 year (Potential temp to hire)

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Branding
  • Supports initiatives that enhance the organization’s brand in the employment market.
    Vendor Management
  • Monitors vendor performance to statement of work (e.g., contingent worker suppliers, assessment providers). Works with vendors to resolve issues.
  • Talent Sourcing, Selection and Staffing
    Collaborates with hiring managers and/or vendors, if appropriate, to identify appropriate recruitment channels.
  • Administers screening and selection tools. Recommends interview questions to hiring managers. Provides hiring managers with tools to assist in the selection process. Ensures staffing processes comply with laws and regulations. Escalates candidate concerns.
  • Provides information to managers on staffing and guides managers to appropriate staffing solutions (temporary, contingent, regular, etc.). Provides information to managers on recruitment process and general staffing.
  • Recommends process improvements and participates in department projects and initiatives.

Required Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, psychology, sociology, finance, human resources or other related field or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • 2+ years’ Human Resources experience
  • Experience creating recruiting strategies and sourcing candidates for positions in Information Technology.
  • Software Skills: Outlook, Word, Excel, job posting boards, LinkedIn and internet research is required.
  • Certifications, Licenses and Training: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred; other HR certifications a plus (e.g., CEBS, CBP, CCP, AIRS).


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Change Management Consultant

Job #: 1938

Title: Change Management Consultant (HR Optimization)

Duration: 1-year contract

Location: Portland, OR

Brief Job Description:

We are looking for a Change Management Consultant to join a team implementing a new Human Capital Management system, Workday. The success of this project depends on leadership engagement and behavioral changes among their diverse employee population, so we need your expertise, passion, creativity and communication skills.

This project will affect every client employee as they:

  • Consolidate disparate systems,
  • Update and standardize processes, and
  • Provide new functionality that delivers increased self-service and enhances overall employee and customer engagement.

To deliver these results, you will collaborate closely with business leaders and a project team made up of client employees and our third-party implementation partner.

As part of the change management team, you will develop and execute a holistic, integrated change strategy and customized tactics. You will be responsible for partnering with Corporate Communications to develop a cohesive messaging platform and program communications plan, training plan, adoption metrics and change roadmap. You will also perform readiness assessments and develop stabilization plans, all while supporting the employee experience.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years as a Change Management Professional. Previous change management experience in Human Resources and with a human capital management system implementation project is highly preferred
  • excellent communication skills and ability to represent and negotiate diverse viewpoints; resume is required to
  • Resume must reflect evidence of delivery for each of the following change management deliverables:
  • Stakeholder analysis, assessment, and engagement
  • Communications planning, development, and execution
  • Change impacts assessment
  • Training planning, development, and execution
  • Readiness assessment and adoption measurement
  • Stabilization planning and execution.


Preferred job skills:

  • Previous successful Workday implementation experience is preferred,
  • previous experience working with a utility or manufacturing/operations


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Program Manager - Principal Product Owner

Job #: 1973

Title: Program Manager

Specialty: Principal Product Owner

Location: Portland


ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Description:
Immediate opening for a Sr. Product Owner with our client in Portland, OR. Responsible for driving and defining the launch of new online products and services

You should have a solid grasp on data analytics, strategy, and Agile methodologies in order to deliver a high-quality product to meet company objectives.

Product Owner Duties and Responsibilities:

• Evaluate requirements and deliver stories to meet those.
• Establish timelines and product benchmarks
• Consolidate requirements into user stories and necessary product requirements
• Establish initiatives and align with cross-functional goals
• Collaborate with UI/UX team, product scrum team, and product leaders to establish timeline workflows and goals
• Ensure product aligns with company objectives and timelines
• Work with Scaled Agile framework to ensure team success
• Responsible for ownership of product
• Maintain strong project stakeholder communication and engagement

Required Skills:

•10+ years of experience as Program Manager/Product Owner/Product Manager in an Agile environment

•Experience leading product roll out in the Web or Mobile application development space.

•Excellent Communications
•Critical thinking
•Link stories to corporate goals


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SR Talent Acquisition Specialist

# 1929 - SR Talent Acquisition Specialist

Location: Portland Downtown

Duration start 9 Months (renewable)


*Talent Acquisition Specialist with Workday experience and Korn Ferry experience preferred
*No specific recruiting disciplines preferred
*Primarily we need someone that has been involved with a Workday ATS implementation this is a must.

Job Requirements:
• Required Experience: Full-cycle recruiting experience with the ability to manage multiple requisitions at various levels and engage with diverse business groups. Experience with staffing IT positions and/or utility industry experience strongly preferred. Experience with social media networking, sourcing and creating candidate pipeline desirable.

Required Education:

  • 5-7 years' recruiting experience; 8- 10 years of recruiting experience preferred.
  • Typically, a four-year degree or equivalent in training, typically in the areas of business, marketing, communication, human resources.

Skills to be successful in this role:

  • Ability to function in a fluctuating and time-sensitive environment. Ability to analyze stakeholder needs to create and negotiate successful recruitment packages.
  • Excellent proven communication skills, both oral and written, both in group settings and one on one with all types of individuals (including all management levels), including consultation, facilitation, persuasion, and coaching.
  • Balance employee/manager/customer/business/applicant needs while maintaining effectiveness, efficiency, competitiveness, and professional and positive image.

Work Location:

  • downtown, Travel: may be required to travel to various client’s locations and/or job fairs


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Organizational Development Consultant

Job #: 1926

Title: Organizational Development- WorkDay Consultant

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 9 Month+ contract

Immediate opening for HR Consultant with our top Portland Client seeking consultation on organization design and development. Must have experience going through a Workday implementation, setting up Performance Management and Goal Setting are required.

Ideal candidate will have a proven track record in designing programs to help organizations assess their current functioning and interventions to achieve greater effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities

Program Management

Identifies organizational gaps and develops programs aligned to business and HR strategy. Adapts programs to meet emerging needs and align to industry best practices. Champions programs to employees, managers and others within HR. Collaborates with other HR functions to improve systems to support organizational objectives.

Consultation

Serves as a subject matter expert to HRBPs and managers. Provides guidance to HRBPs and managers on strategies to improve performance, enhance cultural competence, manage change and resolve problems. Provides innovation solutions on team and management development, management process improvement and organizational design.

Project Management

Anticipates business needs and identifies emerging trends. Leads cross-functional projects to design, develop and implement products and services. Collaborates with officers, managers and other HR functions to design and deliver solutions to business challenges.

Education/Experience/Certifications

  • 8-10 years of HR experience including labor relations and a minimum of 2 years as a Human Resource Business Partner
  • HR systems implementation experience required; specifically, a Workday implementation, setting up Performance Management and Goal Setting are required
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred; other HR certifications a plus (e.g., CEBS, CBP, CCP, AIRS, ATD)


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Sourcer - Change Management

Job #: 1970

Title: Sourcer - Change Management

Location: Portland, OR

Job Length: 6-Month Contract

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Description:

Job Requirements:

Required Experience: Recruiting experience with the ability to source and build robust candidate pipeline Experience with staffing professional level positions, especially in the field of Change Management strongly preferred. Proficient at social media networking, sourcing through non-traditional methods and building relationships with candidates.

Required Education: 5-7 years' recruiting experience. Typically, a four-year degree or equivalent in training, typically in the areas of business, marketing, communication, human resources.

Skills to be successful in this role: Ability to function in a fluctuating and time-sensitive environment. Ability to analyze stakeholder needs. Excellent proven communication skills, both oral and written, both in group settings and one on one with all types of individuals (including all management levels), including consultation, facilitation, persuasion, and coaching. Balance employee/manager/customer/business/applicant needs while maintaining effectiveness, efficiency, competitiveness, and professional and positive image.


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Business Continuity Consultant

Job Number: 1912

Title: Business Continuity Consultant

Duration: 11 months+

Location: Portland, OR

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship REQUIRED

Job Overview:

Immediate opening for experienced Business Continuity Consultant to assist our Portland utility client on a contract basis. In this role, you will Facilitate business continuity risk and impact assessment and analysis work, which includes performance of business impact assessment sessions/interviews with company personnel, as well as data analysis and reporting. Help establish enterprise-wide business continuity strategies and initiatives based on business risk and impact analysis results.

Provides facilitation of the design, development, implementation and updating of business continuity, emergency management, and tactical plans across the entire company and to ensure those plans are integrated, coordinated and meet regulatory, industry and compliance standards. Supports continuity risk and impact assessments. Coordinate equipment, exercise and training needs to ensure effective and efficient implementation of company operations during emergency events including coordination of the readiness of the Emergency Operations Center and back up site(s).

Qualified candidates will have the following background

1. Has worked in a team environment related to the implementation of business risk and impact analysis projects and program work.

2. Has extensive experience in performing client engagement work for business impact assessment, analysis and continuity planning.

3. Possesses expert knowledge of principles, procedures, regulations and techniques of business continuity analysis and planning.

4. Has conducted detailed assessments and analysis work on business risk and impact data and developed technical reports that identify gaps and recommendations.

5. Understands the relationship between business impact analysis work and continuity plan development. Has developed and facilitated the development of business continuity plans based on business impact analysis information.

6. Understands the relationship between business continuity and IT disaster recovery programs and has worked with IT disaster recovery to ensure integration of impacts analysis information with plan development (IT/DR and BCP).

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) with a minimum of 5 years experience in managing enterprise wide planning, special project management with Business Impact Analysis or comparable project work that reaches across the breadth of an organization.
  • A combination of a background in business continuity, emergency management, communications, and program management is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the Incident Command Structure (ICS), NIMS and related emergency management and business continuity response standards and procedures
  • Experience and knowledge of planning, project and program planning and change management methodology.
  • Knowledge of principles, procedures, regulations and techniques of business continuity, emergency management and disaster response.
  • Ability to develop partnerships and build consensus between a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders and organizations.
  • Working knowledge of company practices, procedures, policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience reviewing, evaluating and analyzing policies, reports, and technical information.
  • Experience with best practices, process improvement, and performance measurement techniques.
  • Excellent computer skills including use of work processing, spreadsheet, project mapping and graphics presentation applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in group facilitation and team coordination.
  • Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills to convey complex information and issues to groups of varying backgrounds and disciplines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups regarding complex or sensitive issues or regulations.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


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Senior Communications Consultant

Job Number: 1954

Title: Senior Communications Consultant
Duration: 6+ Months

Location: Portland, OR

Application Due Date: 2/26/2019

ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship REQUIRED.

Brief Job Description:

Is this role associated with a project? If yes, please provide a short description of the project:
• This role will support employee communications for multiple projects

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with?
• Primary team is employee communications: 6.
This position will work cross-functionally with other parts of Corporate Communications and clients in the business

Required Skills:

• Communications strategy, particularly for an employee audience
• Content development
• Client management
• Project management
• Writing, grammar, spelling
• Business acumen

#years’ experience required:
• 5 or more years’ experience in communications, writing, public relations or similar field. Two or more years’ corporate communications experience preferred, ideally with a focus on employee communications/experience
Ideal candidate will have experience in energy or related field

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

• Strong communications skills (written and other media)
• Ability to serve as a strategic advisor to clients on how communications support their objectives
• Ability to manage competing priorities while delivering quality results


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MS SQL Database Developer


Job#: 1969

Title: MS SQL Database Developer

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 1+ Year Contract

Term - CTC/ W2



Description:

Working Job title: MS SQL Database Developer

Brief Job Description: Responsible for creating MS SQL 2016 SSIS packages, stored procedures, scripts, tables, views, indexes, reports in support of our Customer Analytics Database re-write project.

Is this role associated with a project? Yes If yes, please provide a short description of the project: Re-writing of the existing Marketing Database to support Customer Information System.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? 9-12


Required Skills:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
• 5+ years’ experience designing and maintaining relational databases (any platform).
• Comprehensive understanding of relational database concepts, including SQL querying.
• Extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012+
• Strong knowledge of SQL querying, including complex joins, filters, aggregations and system functions.
• Proficiency in SQL Server database administration and data modeling
• SQL scripting experience, including creation of views, stored procedures and user functions.
• Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) development.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills and effective interpersonal skills.
• Ability to present complex and/or technical material in an understandable manner to technical/non-technical audiences and decision-makers.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability.
• Demonstrated success in implementing IT technology projects with aggressive time schedules.


Preferred job skills:

• Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau
• Design and development of data warehouses
• Microsoft SQL Server certifications.
• Experience with integration with SalesForce Marketing Cloud
• Programming experience in a language other than SQL
• Oracle querying experience.
• Knowledge of customer data and working knowledge of the systems that house it.


Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
• Extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012+
• SQL scripting experience, including creation of views, stored procedures and user functions.
• Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) development.


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IT Release Manager

Job Number: 1959

Title: IT Release Manager

Duration: 1+ Year contract

Location: Portland, OR


Brief Job Description:

Immediate opening for Release Manager to join a top team with our corporation client in Portland, OR. In this role you will, manage, plan, schedule, and control software deployments through different stages going out to test and live environments. Must have a proven track record ensuring that the integrity of the live environment is protected and that the correct components are released.

Responsibilities:

• Relationship Management
Identifies the communications needs of each stakeholder group in conjunction with business owners and subject matter experts. Translates communications/stakeholder engagement strategies into specific tasks. Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact by developing, maintaining and working to stakeholder engagement strategies and plans.

• Change Management

Develops implementation plans for complex requests for change. Evaluates risks to the integrity of service environment inherent in proposed implementations (including availability, performance, security, and compliance of the business services impacted). Seeks authority for those activities, reviews the effectiveness of change implementation and suggests improvement to organizational procedures governing change management. Leads the assessment, analysis, development, documentation, and implementation of changes based on requests for change.

• Quality Assurance

Uses quality standards to review past performance and plan future activities.


Required Skills:

  • 4+ years experience as IT Release Manager
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced organization and prioritization skills
  • knowledge of release and deployment frameworks


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Change Management Consultant

# 1945

Change Management Consultant

Duration: 1 year

Location: Portland

Application Due 02/11

Available for W2/ CTC compensation

** Outside Oregon candidate must be willing to relocate***

Brief Job Description:

The Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) project is a business imperative to successfully operate the distribution system into the future optimizing reliability, safety, and efficiency. The ADMS, combined with other field automation initiatives, will support improved reliability through rapid fault location identification and provide the potential for automatic isolation and restoration of certain customer outages, directly improving the customer experience. The ADMS provides the “brain” to support coordination across disparate programs impacting the distribution system, enabling these programs to be optimized to provide distribution, customer, and bulk power benefits. Additionally, the ADMS will support remote status monitoring/testing, reducing the duration of field visits by enabling dispatch of the appropriate personnel to field equipment requiring attention. The ADMS will provide operators with a comprehensive platform for management and optimization of the distribution system providing business process efficiencies.

In this role, you will lead the development and execution of a change management strategy to support the implementation and adoption of an Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS).

The ADMS will enhance client’s ability to monitor, control, and optimize the client’s distribution system. The ADMS will increase situational awareness of client’s distribution system increasing reliability and improving worker safety as the complexity of the distribution grid increases. Successful implementation of the ADMS is critical as it enables operationalizing several other Smart Grid initiatives that are currently underway.

As a Change Manager Consultant,
you will develop, lead, and execute change management strategies and tactics that drive adoption of new processes, tools, systems, and behaviors within Transmission & Distribution. Success for this project depends on behavioral changes in a wide diversity of employees. We need your expertise, passion, and ingenuity.

To deliver these results, you’ll lead change efforts collaborating closely with the business leaders within Transmission & Distribution and the Utility change team to assess, plan, prioritize, execute, and evaluate the change strategy and tactics.

Qualifications required to reflect evidence of delivery for all the following change management deliverables:

*Stakeholder analysis, assessment, and engagement
*Communications planning, development, and execution
*Change impacts assessment
*Training planning, development and execution
*Readiness assessment and adoption measurement
*Stabilization planning and execution.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? There is a small core project team, business and executive sponsors, and success will require collaboration with multiple change managers, project managers and many stakeholders across the entire organization.

Preferred job skills:

• Change management experience on a full-cycle systems implementation
• Utility or manufacturing/operations experience
• Process improvement experience
• Project management skills
• 5+ years as a Change Management Professional


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Change Manager

Job # 1881

Title: Change Manager

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 1 yr. contract (option for contract to hire)

Must be available for in person interview

Immediate contract opening for experienced Change Management consultant in Portland, OR.
In this role, you will be the lead change manager on one or more Safety Enhancement projects in Transmission & Distribution. You will drive adoption of new processes, tools and cultural behaviors for T&D employees to enhance our culture of safety and protect our employees, customers and community. Success for these projects depends on your ability to engage and support managers in leading change; create and sustain employee mindset and behavior change; and collaborate successfully with a range of internal/business partners. We need your expertise, passion, and ingenuity.


Qualified candidates will have proven experience in these areas:

  • Stakeholder analysis, assessment, and engagement
  • Communications planning, development, and execution
  • Change impacts assessment
  • Training planning, development, and execution
  • Readiness assessment and adoption measurement
  • Stabilization planning and execution
  • Partnering with project managers and business leaders as part of program team for initiatives and projects

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5-7+ years as a Change Management Professional, including consulting experience.
  • Candidates must have led large-scale change management roles and be comfortable with culture change work.
  • Must have excellent business acumen; strong change management planning and execution.
  • Must be collaborative and able to hit the ground running. The ability to communicate with a diverse set of employees from engineers to field crews is essential.
  • Preferred job skills: Previous experience working with a utility or manufacturing/operations, labor/union; culture, accountability change management project experience; corporate matrix experience;


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Change Manager Generation



Job Number: 1888

Title: Change Manager- Power Generation

Duration: 1 year

Location: Portland ,OR

Change Manager
takes pride in providing safe, reliable energy solutions to power our customer’s lives. Our industry is faced with new challenges and exciting opportunities. To respond to the changing world and meet our customers’ increasing expectations, we must continuously improve how we serve customers and always pursue excellence in our work. In Generation, we are working to build fleet-wide consistency and best practices across our generation plants that have traditionally operated independently.

Brief Job Description:

  • In this role as a Change Management Consultant, you will develop, lead, and execute change management strategies and tactics that drive adoption of continuous improvement processes, fleet-wide procedures, corrective action systems/tools, and cultural behavior change within Generation department.
  • This includes coaching leaders and business stakeholders to rolling up your sleeves and executing some of the change work yourself in partnership with the subject matter experts. Success for these projects depends on behavioral changes in a wide diversity of employees from engineers to electricians.
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn about how we manage our generating facilities (dams and power plants) as well as your change expertise, passion, and ingenuity.
    To deliver these results, you’ll lead change efforts collaborating closely with the business leaders within Generation and the dedicated change team to assess, plan, prioritize, execute, and evaluate the change strategy and tactics.

Resumes are required to reflect evidence of delivery for all the following change management deliverables:
*Stakeholder analysis, assessment, and engagement
*Communications planning, development, and execution
*Change impacts assessment
*Training planning, development, and execution
*Readiness assessment and adoption measurement
*Stabilization planning and execution.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? There is a small project team, but success will require close collaboration with multiple subject matter experts and many stakeholders across the entire organization.

Required Skills-are all listed on the JD absolute requirements? Yes. Additionally, you must be able to drive to alternate locations across the service territory.

Preferred job skills:

  • Previous change management experience on a systems implementation.
  • Previous experience working with a utility or manufacturing/operations; process experience; corporate matrix experience. 5+ years as a Change Management Professional.
  • No Relocation assistance is provided. Applicant need to be working on site Monday thru Friday t


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Change Manager HR

Job Number: 1889

Title: Change Manager- HR- Culture transformation

Duration: 1 year

Location: Portland Downtown

Competitive rate with full benefit package

Position overview:

In this role as a Change Management Consultant, you’ll be part of the team driving new processes, tools, and behaviors in support for HR’s Culture Transformation Program. The projects in this program include implementing new competencies and leadership development programs, introducing a new companywide 90-day planning effort and rolling out an enterprise-wide employee experience project. The success of this program depends on leadership engagement and behavioral changes among our diverse employee population, so we need your expertise, passion, creativity and communication skills.

To deliver these results, you’ll collaborate closely with business leaders and the project team to develop and execute a holistic, integrated change strategy and customized tactics. You will be responsible for partnering with Corporate Communications to develop a cohesive messaging platform; developing and executing a program communications plan, program training plan, adoption metrics and change roadmap; performing readiness assessments; and developing stabilization plans.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years as a Change Management Professional.
  • Previous change management experience in Human Resources or with a culture transformation project.
  • Previous experience working with a utility or manufacturing/operations (preferred).
  • Candidate resumes are required to reflect evidence of delivery for all the following change management deliverables:
    • *Stakeholder analysis, assessment, and engagement
    • *Communications planning, development, and execution
    • *Change impacts assessment
    • *Training planning, development, and execution
    • *Readiness assessment and adoption measurement
    • *Stabilization planning and execution.


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System Administrator 3 - Domain Administration

Job #: 8873

Title: Systems Administrator 3

Specialty: Domain Administration

Location: Portland

Application Due Date: 2/10/2018


ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship REQUIRED


POSITION OVERVIEW

This position provides project planning and project management expertise for facilities-related projects from requirements analysis to activation. Projects may include new facility construction, renovation, addition, system replacement, and space management projects involving architectural, structural, civil, mechanical or electrical systems. This position gathers requirements, plans, and coordinates activities for multiple projects to enable the project goals and objectives to be accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

This contract System Administrator primarily focuses on Domain Administration. This position plays an integral role in building and maintaining the authentication and authorization environment, planning for and managing capacity and providing Domain support services. This work required of this position must adhere to THE CLIENT’s Cyber Security policies and be performed in a manner that is compliant with THE CLIENT’s audit requirements.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

• Research, test and document standardized technical procedures for the deployment / troubleshooting of server hardware, the associated operating systems and application software.

• Perform system vulnerability assessments using vendor native (MS SCT) and third party tools (Nessus), recommending mitigation options based on risk of exploit after consideration of environmental factors.

• Schedule and perform risk assessments regularly and when vulnerabilities are identified on operational network equipment, such as computer systems devices and various software packages.

• Act as a service response escalation point, working with teams of varying technical ability in response to service availability and/or performance related incidents / problems.

• Provide recommendations for process / procedural changes that may become necessary due to environmental changes, upgrades.

• Support disaster recovery by verifying continuous availability of domain services such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS.

• Serve as a technical advisor for project and service response and related tasks.

Apply the aforementioned processes/procedures in support of the following technologies:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2/2016
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft IPAM/DHCP/DNS
  • Microsoft ADFS
  • Microsoft DFS
  • Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure solutions
  • Hardware Security Module support for protection of private keys


• As requested, provide system administration expertise for special projects, which may include working with internal and external clients and vendors. This includes technical input and recommendations; automation solutions; and, other system administration actions. Confer with THE CLIENT workplace manager or federal team lead on a routine basis for project status updates and/or any project issues.

• Provide technical input and recommendations, as a non-voting participant, for potential acquisitions in area of expertise.

• Provide systems administration support for any new systems added to THE CLIENT’s IT infrastructure, assisting with testing, configuration, integration and implementation efforts, including developing test plans, implementation schedule, scope, dependencies, documentation, and user training.

• Create, develop / draft and recommend cross training and functional documentation of subject matter for THE CLIENT audiences; conduct User training on an individual or group basis as requested.

• Participate in THE CLIENT process workshops, including project lessons learned, group improvement and documentation efforts for procedures, processes, standards, guidelines, practices, and other technical and instructional material.

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Corresponding Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Information Technology or a closely related technical discipline is preferred.

• This is a Level 3 Position: 10+ years previous directly-related IT infrastructure administration experience is required without a degree (6+ years of experience with an applicable Bachelor’s degree). Each applicable college degree will count towards 2 years of experience. Note: Must provide a detailed accounting on the resume to include dates of experience and name/dates of specific coursework. Equivalent related degrees will only count once.

Required Technical Skills & Experience

• 5 Years of knowledge and experience sufficient to administer disparate Active Directory domains and services necessary to support these domains such as DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS.

• 7 Years of knowledge of and experience sufficient to successfully troubleshoot Windows operating systems using text-based logs, windows event logs, and various utilities.

• 5 Years of knowledge of and experience with TCP/IP and related services.

• 5 Years knowledge of and experience with LDAP and integration of non-Windows based devices into an Active Directory environment for the purposes of centralized authentication.

• 2 Years knowledge and experience of Active Directory Federation services as well as federated identity concepts to support authentication in a SaaS environment.

Preferred Skills & Experience

• Direct experience operating an enterprise cyber vulnerability scanning and assessment infrastructure such as Nessus.

• Experience configuring and managing systems using Puppet Enterprise.

• Strong knowledge and experience with PowerShell to automate processes, gather information and make infrastructure configuration changes.

• Windows operating system and software packaging, installation, and troubleshooting.

• VMware vSphere administration and operation.

Additional Requirements

Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.


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Data Analyst


# 2800- Product Data Analyst

Department: Marketing & Strategy/

Portland, OR

Duration 2 years +

General Purpose of the Position:

Create and maintain product definition content for the SpecPro 21 Configuration, Price, Weight and Quote tool used by the Freightliner and Western Star sales organizations to configure and sell class 6/7/8 trucks.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Use critical thinking and analytical skills to interpret mainframe compatibility, and implement product content; with associated rule structures of compatibility, prices and weights, to define client’s product offerings for the marketplace.
Maintain synchronization between IMS compatibility data and the SpecPro 21 application used by client’s dealer customers.
Document changes in 3rd party Contenta authoring tool and convey changes to the SpecPro team via Clear Quest.

Collaborate with the following teams:
o Pricing and Customer Application Engineering teams: responsible for the price and weight content of our published options
o Engineering Compatibility and Customer Application Engineering: Responsible for option rule structures (compatibility)
o SpecPro: responsible for reflecting published content to our dealer sales force
o Marketing Strategy: responsible for introducing new products and content and the sun-setting old products and content


Preferred Education and Experience:
o Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, MIS, Computer Science or related disciplines
o 3-5 years relevant experience
o IBM Rational Rose Clear Quest
o Experience with systems that generate Price Books, Data Books or the equivalent
o Class 6/7/8 truck product knowledge
o Trucking industry experience, including customer or dealer facing experience
o Experience in engineering, manufacturing or service organizations
o IMS and MS Office proficiency, with mechanical aptitude

Work Schedule:
Mon - Fri - 8am-5pm

Additional Notes:

Best candidate would be someone that has great analysis and critical thinking skills. Can look at data and see patterns and/or differences. This person will not be coding or completing queries. The tool is already built - the job is to process information.


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Supply Analyst II

Job #r: 2775

Title: Supply Analyst (junior – mid level)

Duration: 3-year contract

Location: Portland, OR

Overview

Immediate contract opening for Supply Chain Analyst II is to support our Portland client with the planning and analytics related to operations and inventory requirements. Ideal candidate will have a proven track record improving efficiency in the supply chain, driving cost savings around inventories, and provide reporting on operational metrics to management.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supply chain planning to ensure optimal inventory levels and minimize backorders or shortage/surplus.
  • Leverage forecasting and inventory planning systems to generate 12-month rolling demand forecast and purchasing plans and target stocking levels.
  • Identify cost saving opportunities, project plans in support of company goals, and savings targets.
  • Monitors supply chain performance by analyzing reports on time and quality metrics.
  • Tracks, monitors and measures the benefit of implemented solutions for moderately complex issues, applying company policies and procedures in the resolution of a variety of issues.
  • Influences, drives and manages change associated with standardization, utilization, and use of technology to affect cost savings and increase effectiveness and customer service.
  • Obtains and analyzes information related to products, specifications, availability, contractual arrangements, service requirements and warranty coverage.
  • Generate shipment, purchases and inventory reports, as well as inventory turns and forecast accuracy metrics for weekly and monthly business monitoring. Analyze performance data to identify opportunities for improvement and recommend needed solutions and process changes.
  • Extract and analyze system data (with Excel, Access, SAP Business One) in order to identify and recommend improvements to supply chain metrics and performance standards using research, supplier relationships, industry knowledge and best practices.

Required Background Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with process improvement activities within supply chain.
  • Analytical and strategic ability.
  • 2-4 years experience Database and ERP reporting skills, able to enter and extract data, create reports.
  • Experience optimizing existing supply chain processes and identifying inefficiencies.
  • Knowledge of industry practices and standards.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Bachelors’ degree required.


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Project Manager II

Job # 2613

Title: Project Manager II

Duration: 6+ month contract

Location: Portland, OR

Job Description:

Immediate opening for an experienced Project Manager/Analyst to be responsible for project requirements for specialized assignments within the Operations Group of the Connectivity Department for our Portland client. This role will need to have the ability to manage all project deliverables as well as translate all business requirements into functional business objectives.

  • Adapts effectively to changing cultures and organizational structures, new procedures, or systems, and effectively leads and interacts with different types/levels of personnel.
  • Establishes project priorities/risk identification, differentiating levels of urgency based on project requirements and deliverables.
  • Sets individual project goals that are consistent with business objectives.
  • Works effectively with customer/project/departmental personnel or those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish project/departmental goals.
  • Manages and assembles all project requirements for development efforts.
  • Presents business requirements needs to Product Owners and IT. Able to translate business requirements into system requirements with the support of product owners and IT.
  • Qualifies new requirement requests based on project priority.
  • Identifies key differences and notable discussion items for business approval.
  • Schedules and facilitates working sessions with appropriate business and IT representatives.
  • Present alternative recommendations for business review/approval.
  • Publishes Business requirements document.
  • Ability to understand architectural landscapes that support all operational flows to effectively support projects
  • Accountable for qualifying, recording, and publishing requirements into development tool.
  • Key resource working with product owners to support and contribute to overall operational flows, architecture discussions that support services in the contract management system.

Required background experience and skills:

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE) experience
  • 5-7 years of experience PM experience required combo Business Analysis background is ideal
  • Experience translating business requirements into system requirements
  • PMI or PMP certification preferred.
  • Experience working with lean and agile methodologies
  • Experience creating process diagrams, strong facilitation and communication skills required.
  • Commercial Vehicle industry experience, experience writing use cases and functional specs and knowledge of software development lifecycles a plus, but not required.
    Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field.


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Training Specialist


Job Number: 1817 - Training Specialist ( Tech Training/ security Awareness program

Location. Portland, OR

Duration start 6 months +


Brief Job Description:


Identifies technical training needs and establishes objectives. Sources potential training vendors and platforms and evaluates training options. In collaboration with managers and other areas of HR, selects training products. Coordinates implementation. Monitors vendor performance to objectives. Collaborates with project members, managers and employees to assess technical training needs and develops customized training approaches and methodologies, taking into consideration changes in technology, regulation or best practices and aligning to HR strategy
Develops and implements appropriate evaluation tools and methods to assess learning effectiveness.
Coordinates initiatives and projects to support employee and management development of technical skills through various channels.

Security Awareness Program:
In an effort to reduce the human risk in cybersecurity, physical security and situational awareness need to implementing a Security Awareness Program. This program ensures all current and future employees, contingent workers and vendors with access to locations, assets and technology are aware of, understand and comply with security policies, procedures and expected behaviors. We support all aspects of our Strategic Direction and culture shifts as we collectively pursue excellence in our work to deliver the best-possible customer experience.

A long-term, sustainable framework that brings together cybersecurity, physical security and situational awareness to increase awareness, understanding and compliance

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? 6

Required Skills:

  • Instructional Design
  • Typically, 4 or more years in training with at least two years of operational or technical training experience.

Preferred job skills:

  • Intermediate knowledge of industry best practices related to area of discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of learning technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of instructional systems design
  • Intermediate skills in project/program management
  • Intermediate skills in facilitation and presentations
  • Intermediate safety leadership skills
  • Intermediate skills in analytical thinking
  • Advanced skills in problem solving
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate decision-making skills
  • Advanced organization and prioritization skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of business process interrelationships
  • Advanced business acumen skills.
    Advanced skills in change leadership
    Intermediate risk management skills

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of industry best practices related to area of discipline
    Strong instructional design


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Training Specialist 3

1903

Job title: Training Specialist

Location: Wilsonville, OR

Duration: 6+ month contract

Must be US Citizen to apply

Brief Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking a contractor Training Specialist for their Talent Development team. This role will primarily involve creating job aids and other training material for an upgrade of our work management and scheduling systems.

This position will closely partner and collaborate with existing Training Specialist, IT, Change Management and Project team members to collaborate on creating content that will quickly skill up employees on the changes brought about by the system upgrades.

Applicants should possess a strong attention to detail, advanced writing skills, and an ability to break down technical knowledge into easy to understand training material for employees of diverse backgrounds and varying levels of technical knowledge.

Required Skill and experience:

  • 4+ years of professional experience as a Training Specialist or a related discipline.
  • excellent verbal and written communication, organization and prioritization, project management, ability to manage multiple assignments.
  • knowledge of adult learning theory, change management, and the
  • ability to break down and update existing course and training materials in MS Word and PowerPoint,
  • ability to develop strong working relationships with Subject Matter Experts and the ability to juggle multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Advanced skills in the MS Office suite, including SharePoint







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API & Web Developer


# 1927 -

API & Web Developer

Portland ,OR, Duration start 6 months

Role Description:
Customer Digital channel projects development team, the successful candidate will be developing API’s for Mobile & Web, integration with back end billing, metering and other enterprise applications / services.

Required Skills:
Intermediate to senior level API developer with at least 5 years hands on experience in designing, developing and testing API’s on Amazon API Gateway.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or Business (equivalent professional experience considered)
  • Intermediate to senior level API developer with at least 5 years hands on experience in designing, developing and testing API’s on Amazon API Gateway.
  • Create technical designs based on business/functional requirements.
  • Develop code as per coding standards and naming conventions.
  • Hands on Development experience working with APIs. Building API Proxies and API Policies on AWS API Gateway
  • Must have experience AWS Cloud Services
  • Working knowledge of API security standards and implementation (Oauth 2.0, OpenID, JSON, Web Token, JOSE, x509 certificates)
  • Familiar with Data Power/AWS API Gateway/MuleSoft/Apigee
  • Expert knowledge in Web Services (RESTful;/SOAP) XML, JSON, XPATH & XSLT.
  • Dynamic web application development experience with large-scale transaction processing systems
  • Familiarity with basic networking and infrastructure design principles and SOA Principles – Building scalable Services and API’s is desired
  • Understanding of Architecture and design patterns, best code practices, defensive programming and able to write framework level code
  • Experience with GIT or Subversion.
Others
  • Ability to work independently on development projects with minimal direction.
  • Able to communicate well and collaborate with other team members.
  • Able to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Flexible and willing to perform tasks as assigned.
Nice to have skills
  • .Net and/or Java programming skills
  • Experience developing integration/interfaces to complex enterprise applications
  • Experience developing micro services in .net or Java
  • Proficient with PKI, SSL and SSH security implementations
  • Experience with DevOps culture and tools such as Jenkins for CI/CD


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Project Manager


# 2803

Program Office Manager

Portland, OR

Duration 2 years +

Overview:

- The PMO is requesting a Program Office Manger to better support the sharp increase in Aftermarket new product project responsibilities.

- Program office manager role will centralize common admin office responsibilities into one role to free up project managers to focus their value skills directing and managing projects. Centralizing common project office duties will expand our capability and significantly improve the quality and efficiency of our program office and improve external communications.

Program Office Manager responsibilities would include:

  • MS SharePoint project management site owner
  • Coordinate updates and distribution of project status reporting both internally and externally.
  • Department point of contact for status report requests
  • Coordinating project governance reporting requirements and schedule with AMCOM
  • Coordinate project status reporting requirements (due dates / submission) to DDC / client’s core team leads
  • Manage the Aftermarket Master Project List and expand distribution of information to the broader aftermarket stakeholders
  • Develop and manage a web based quarterly project information page to better inform client’s Aftermarket
  • Manage Aftermarket weekly project status meeting including scheduling meeting and agenda, distributing pre-read, meeting minutes
  • Internal / external aftermarket project communications
  • The Aftermarket department is facing a substantial increase in the number of new product development projects (e.g. EMG, 43N, Econic, etc.), as well as aggressive timelines and also dealing with project delays (e.g. JYST, etc.).

    Must Have’s

    1. High level working knowledge in SharePoint
    2. Top level communication skills (must thrive on coordinating and managing multiple tasks for the team)
    3. Must be able to drive results
    4. Must have full Microsoft Office skills

Others:
Work Schedule: On - Fri 8am-5pm
*Candidate must be willing to be flexible with hours to help support Detroit team
Minimal travel (potentially Detroit if any)


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Project Consultant, Labor Contracts Specialist



Job #: 1852

Job title: Project Consultant, Labor Contracts Specialist
Location: Portland

Duration: 6+ Months


Brief Job Description:
The contract specialist position is responsible for performing contract assignments in support of a centralized procurement activity and in the audit/review of that activity. Solicits bids to procure a variety of Transmission & Distribution line construction services and negotiates and administers contracts. •

  • Assess contractor performance to identify the need for amendments of existing contracts
  • Analyzes price proposals, financial reports, and other data to determine reasonableness of prices; reviews and interprets contract provisions to achieve cost efficiencies and reductions where feasible
  • Assesses contractor service value and product/service reliability relative to cost; plans, organizes, and coordinates acquisition alternatives, as appropriate
  • Negotiate contract agreements for products and services
  • Prepare and edit contracts between the company and potential clients
  • Develop and implement effective procurement proposals
  • Coordinate with clients to guarantee terms of contracts are fulfilled in compliance with the contract terms and regulations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Outstanding negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of procurement regulations, contract documents, and legal specifications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Project management knowledge and skills
  • Cost analysis skills
  • Knowledge of costing and pricing methodology
  • Skill in the negotiation and establishment of contractual arrangements for goods and services
  • Knowledge of contractor compliance issues and procedures, as applicable to an electric utility
  • Ability to assess contract compliance and product/service quality


Project deliverables:

• Analyze current docks crew contracting strategy

• Evaluate dock crew efficiency in current model

• Identify ways to improve productivity and efficiency of dock crews

• Evaluate feasibility of a unitized contracting strategy

• Develop a plan for unitizing dock crews

• Make recommendations to business

• Implement improvements plan and monitor progress of project

Required Skills:

  • Project management, contract management, change management, communication
  • Familiarity with transmission and distribution line construction contracts. Knowledge of utility transmission and distribution line construction practices, work types, process, and business practices.
  • Knowledge and experience with Labor Contracts is ideal.




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Tableau Developer

# 1892 – Developer/ SME

(Tableau Developer)

Location: Portland, OR

Duration start with 6 months


Brief Job Description:

The primary job function of this position is to work with business and convert the functional requirements into technical requirements and develop reports into Tableau.
• Act as a primary resource for Tableau dashboard development, Tableau server maintenance, technical support, troubleshooting.
• Develop rich interactive visualizations integrating various reporting components from multiple data sources through Tableau Server/Desktop.
• Develop interactive Tableau dashboards by utilizing Tableau features such as parameters, sets, calculated fields and table calculations, user filters, action filters and applying advanced technical charts.
• Responsible for the full life cycle of Tableau reporting solutions, including research, design, development, testing, documentation, implementation, training & support for report development projects.
• Train other team members in Tableau desktop and Server.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? 6-8

Required Skills:
• Must be proficient in the use and maintenance of Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop
• Must be proficient in the scripting language of Oracle SQL and MySQL.
• Data extraction/transformation/loading, data mining, and statistical modeling experience required.
•Exposure to Tableau server (Create extract and Publishing)
•Have some PM/Planning abilities
•Oracle SQL Intermediate Familiarity
•Agile experience
•Ability to understand the business process and gather reporting requirements.
•Ability to test and validate the data on new and existing reports

#years’ experience required: 5-8

Preferred job skills:
Knowledge in Work Management or Work Scheduling Systems (Maximo, ARM Scheduler…

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
•Advanced Tableau Visualization abilities
•Must have experience in research, design, development, testing.
• Must have intermediate Knowledge on Oracle SQL.





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Recruiter II

Job Number: 2830

Job Title: Recruiter (4 openings)

Duration: 2 years (option for contract to hire)

Work Location: Portland, OR

Overview

Immediate openings for experienced recruiters to support our corporate client in two locations Portland and an east coast branch. In these roles, you will be recruiting for various group positions including Engineering, Ops, Legal, etc.).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Working with HM to qualify the reqs (intake calls/meetings) and shortlisting qualified candidates. Working to share candidate pool to increase visibility to potential candidates for all groups within the company.
  • Perform searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria, using computer database, networking, Internet recruiting resources, cold calls, media and employee referrals.
  • Interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education and job skills.
  • Prepare and maintain employment records.
  • Contact applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration, and selection.
  • Inform potential applicants about facilities, operations, benefits, and job or career opportunities in organizations.Extending offers

Required Education/Skills /Experience

  • 2-4 years’ experience required in full cycle recruiting role.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, negotiation skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic knowledge of legal policies and procedures related to hiring practices and other work related activities.
  • Basic knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection and training.
  • Basic knowledge business and management principles involved in strategic planning.
  • Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or equivalent training required.

Nice to Have:

Experience working in HireVue (or something comparable)



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Web Developer III


# 1875- Web Developer . NET III

Duration start 12 months ( renewable)

Locations- Tualatin, OR

Description:

The Digital Channels projects will cover a number of different customers facing projects
• Mobile Application for customers
• Flex pricing options
• Electric Vehicle charging billing
• Various improvements to Client’s customer website

These projects will require additional functionality in our website and customer and CSR interfaces for enrollment and information.

The size of the team this resource will be working with?

Agile Scrum team of a total of 6-8 people

# Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
• Strong web development/coding skills
• Ability to work closely with team in an Agile development environment




MUST HAVES TO BE CONSIDERED (at least strong experience in 8 of the following)

4-6 years of experience


• C# . AWS/ or Azure
• ASP.NET / MVC
• JavaScript
• Web Services / Automated Testing
• Mocking Frameworks
• HTML (preferred HTML5)
• CSS
• Visual Studio
• Transact-SQL

Nice to have:
• Angular / Webpack
• XML/XSLT
• HTML5 / PL/SQL
• Mobile Application development
• Single-sign-on – OAuth or SAML 2.0
• API Gateway & API Development / Micorservices/Docker

Job is potential to go contract to hire depending on budgets and candidate





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Senior UX Designer

1905

Job title: Usability Experience/Customer Experience Designer (CX/UX)
Location: Downtown PDX

Duration: 4-6 months +

Brief Job Description:

Immediate opening for a Senior level Usability Designer to Support the Customer Digital Channels team in the design and development of CX/UX materials and services.

-Conduct market research with client employees and customers
-Conduct formal and informal usability studies
-Conduct structured interviews and observation (task analysis)
-Design user experiences for the web and mobile channels
-Provide heuristic reviews of various user interfaces
-Guide Customer Experience discussions and propose UX design solutions
-Develop error messages, confirmation emails, SMS text messages, alerts & notifications
-Provide input to customer journey maps, functional definitions and task flows (user stories)

Skills and experience requirements:

  • 10 yrs experience in Usability Experience/Customer Experience Designer (CX/UX)
  • Visual Design Principles, Expert PowerPoint, Visio, UX tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative within Structure, Detail Oriented, Synthesis of Disparate Information



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Sr. IT Business Analyst ( Energy Efficiency)

# 1887

Title: SR Business Analyst (energy efficiency program)

Location: SW Portland Metro

Duration: 1 yr contract

Brief Job Description:

Exciting opportunity to join a top client as IT business analyst serving as a liaison between business and IT stakeholders for a high value energy efficiency program initiative. Looking for a seasoned resource to understand the operations, goals and challenges of this client organization and recommend solutions. Must have a proven track record utilizing varied techniques to elicit, document, manage and analyze requirements and processes within an Agile environment.

As the IT business analyst, you may be called upon to provide user support, training, and problem resolution as needed. You’ll work within teams of IT professionals to design, develop, maintain, and support IT applications critical to the success of the client.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Develop trusting relationships between clients and IT through effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work diligently to partner with and thoroughly understand the business unit(s) you are supporting
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize a variety of elicitation, documentation and analysis techniques
  • Partner with IT peers such as PMO, Application Development and Infrastructure
  • Process modeling and knowledge of process improvement methodologies
  • Recommend solutions to best meet the needs your clients
  • Facilitation
  • Work with users to identify software problems and coordinate actions required to ensure timely resolution
  • Ability to identify, document and plan to mitigate risk
  • Ability to manage solution scope & requirements, requirements traceability, maintain requirements for re-use and prepare requirements packages
  • Provide solution assessment and validation
  • Successfully generate and openly consider new ideas
  • Ability to assess situations and determine appropriate action or solution
  • Understanding of statistics and qualitative analysis

General Responsibilities

  • Understand and be a strong advocate for IT standards and future strategic direction
  • Meet or exceed internal audit, Corporate Governance and business ethics requirements.
  • Develop an understanding of business issues and goals in order to use your IT consulting skills to provide the business with appropriate technical solutions
  • Develop, demonstrate, and maintain a solid level of professional knowledge, skills, and proficiency with current tools and technologies
  • Develop User Stories

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience as Business Analyst within IT Translate business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills. Ability to investigate and escalate issues.
  • Testing experience
  • Experience working with Agile methodology.
  • Must have created deliverables such as User Stories, functional and technical requirements specifications, training materials, test plans, etc.
  • Need to be a self-motivated results-oriented resource to be successful with this client. Assertive with political savvy is a MUST.


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Tableau Developer

Job #: 2112
Title: Tableau Developer

Location: Portland Metro

Duration: 4-6 months with possible extension

Brief Job Description:

  • The primary job function of this position is to work with business and convert the functional requirements into technical requirements and develop reports into Tableau.
  • Act as a primary resource for Tableau dashboard development, Tableau server maintenance, technical support, troubleshooting.
  • Develop rich interactive visualizations integrating various reporting components from multiple data sources through Tableau Server/Desktop.
  • Develop interactive Tableau dashboards by utilizing Tableau features such as parameters, sets, calculated fields and table calculations, user filters, action filters and applying advanced technical charts.
  • Responsible for the full life cycle of Tableau reporting solutions, including research, design, development, testing, documentation, implementation, training & support for report development projects.
  • Train other team members in Tableau desktop and Server.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • 5-8 years’ experience
  • Advanced Tableau Visualization abilities
  • Must have experience in research, design, development, testing.
  • Must have intermediate Knowledge on Oracle SQL.
  • Must be proficient in the use and maintenance of Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop
  • Must be proficient in the scripting language of Oracle SQL and MySQL.
  • Data extraction/transformation/loading, data mining, and statistical modeling experience required.
  • Exposure to Tableau server (Create extract and Publishing)
  • Have some PM/Planning abilities
  • Oracle SQL Intermediate Familiarity
  • Agile experience
  • Ability to understand the business process and gather reporting requirements.
  • Ability to test and validate the data on new and existing reports


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge in Work Management or Work Scheduling Systems (Maximo, ARM Scheduler…Etc.)



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Supply Analyst 3


# 2809 -

Supply Analyst III

location: Fort Mill, South Carolina

Duration start 6 months

Purpose:
The purpose of a Supply Chain Analyst III is to be responsible for the planning and analytics related to operations and inventory requirements.

A typical Supply Chain Analyst has goals of improving efficiency in the supply chain, driving cost savings around inventories, and provide reporting on operational metrics to management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Supply chain planning to ensure optimal inventory levels and minimize backorders or shortage/surplus.
  • • Leverage forecasting and inventory planning systems to generate 12-month rolling demand forecast and purchasing plans and target stocking levels.
  • • Identify cost saving opportunities, project plans in support of company goals, and savings targets.
  • • Monitors supply chain performance by analyzing reports on time and quality metrics.
  • • Tracks, monitors and measures the benefit of implemented solutions for moderately complex issues, applying company policies and procedures in the resolution of a variety of issues.
  • • Influences, drives and manages change associated with standardization, utilization, and use of technology to affect cost savings and increase effectiveness and customer service.
  • • Obtains and analyzes information related to products, specifications, availability, contractual arrangements, service requirements and warranty coverage.
  • • Generate shipment, purchases and inventory reports, as well as inventory turns and forecast accuracy metrics for weekly and monthly business monitoring. Analyze performance data to identify opportunities for improvement and recommend needed solutions and process changes.
  • • Extract and analyze system data (with Excel, Access, SAP Business One) in order to identify and recommend improvements to supply chain metrics and performance standards using research, supplier relationships, industry knowledge and best practices.
  • • Use computer programs to schedule trucks in the correct sequence to ensure material availability at the needed time.

Required Background Experience and Skills:

  • • Experience with process improvement activities within supply chain.
  • • Analytical and strategic ability.
  • • Database and ERP reporting skills, able to enter and extract data, create reports.
  • • Experience optimizing existing supply chain processes and identifying inefficiencies.
  • • Knowledge of industry practices and standards.
  • • Proficiency in MS Office. Experience with Pivot Tables.
  • • Bachelors’ degree required. (Supply Chain or Engineering degree)
  • • 2-5 years of experience.


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Sr. WebLogic Admin


# 1840- Senior Web Logic Administrator

Duration Start 6 months

Tualatin, OR

Position Purpose
This is a Senior WebLogic / Oracle SOA/OSB Administrator role that requires an experienced professional with IT background and a high level of administration skills in one or more of the following products / technologies.

• Oracle WebLogic Suite 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle WebLogic Application Server 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle SOA 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle OSB 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle Coherence 11G, 12C and above
• Oracle Enterprise Manager 11G ,12C and above
• Jython/Ant/Shell Scripting
• Java, JEE, XML & Web Services Troubleshooting skills

Weblogic Administrator works with IT professionals from various teams across the IT department & support teams to provide high quality solutions to support the business objectives

Essential Job Responsibilities

• Install, configure, deploy, troubleshoot and administer WebLogic Suite of products listed above
• Devlop scripts to automate administrative functions
• Set up Cluster, Tune & monitor any of the above mentioned WebLogic suite of products
• Create JDBC, JMS, MQ and various other JEE resource
• Provide application deployment and troubleshooting support to multiple development,testing & production enviroenmnts / teams
• Provide 24 X 7 On Call support on roation with other administrators

Experience and Skills Requirements

• Five or more years of fulltime experience as a WebLogic administrator in a large IT Enterprise organization
• Experience in installing, configuring , deployment, troubleshooting and administering one or more of the above mentioned products on Linux platforms.
• Extensive experience with clustering and tuning
• Set up security for the products listed above.
• Applying fix patches and fix packs
• Able to setup SSL/LDAP configurations for the products listed above
• Extensive experience creating JEE resources
• Strong Java/JEE, XML & web services troubleshooting ability
• Ability to automate admin functions using Jython, Ant & Shell scripts
• Good networking and UNIX operating system skills
• General debugging skills - Know how to use telnet and other command-lines tools to debug network / firewall connectivity. Tools such as curl, ssh and other O/S related commands like netstat, ps, ifconfig, route etc
• Typically a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience in related discipline.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a fast moving IT team environment.

Nice To Have Skills

• OUAF(Oracle Utility Application Framework)
• Appdynamics Application Performance Monitoring
• Devops automation using Jenkins and Devops tools
• Meridian EDMS for Oracle Utility Code & Config Deployment
• Hibernate
• Experience Installing & Supporting Oracle Utility Applications like CC&B, MDM, ODM , SOM & SGG


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Sr. Solutions Architect


1854

Title: Sr. Solutions Architect

The Integrated Grid Initiatives ( ADMS/ DERMS)

Location: Portland Downtown

Duration Start 1 year

Brief Job Description:
The overarching purpose of this role is to build a forward-looking blueprint for technology, focusing on innovation and process improvement, while delivering actionable recommendations to help the company achieve its business objectives through optimized digital architecture.

Project Description
The Integrated Grid Initiatives are a collection of projects and customer programs underway for the purpose of modernizing the operation of Client’s electric distribution system for a variety of end goals including automation, increased reliability, and ultimately the integration of increasing amounts of distributed energy resources (e.g. Demand Response, Electric Vehicles, Distributed Generation, Battery Storage). The Program includes implementation of Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS), field communications technologies, and a new distribution operations center as well as other updates to systems and processes dependent on the above.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with?
Initially very small – 2-5. Ultimately, very large, up to 100.


Required Skills:

  • - Experience with very large technology projects. Ideally would have experience with Geospatial Information Systems, Outage Management Systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems, Distribution Automation.
    - Unlikely but highly desired would be experience with Automated Distribution Management Systems and/or Distribution Energy Resource Management systems.
    - Role is for a very senior technical architect who is experienced at evaluating and proposing very technical system implementations, supported by technical landscape drawings, data flows, system responsibilities, interactions, and integrations.
    - Should be experienced in providing technical guidance to IT technical staff implementing the architect’s work including interactively solving and resolving technical issues, balancing cost, effort, speed of delivery, and business value.
    ***

    Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
    - Understanding business problems
    - Advanced technical competence in the business systems involved
    - Communicates well with others, is a team-oriented problem solver who cares deeply about the business result.

    Will you consider candidates from outside Oregon?
    Yes, no relocation assistance provided .


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Scrum Master

Job #: 1877

Title: ScrumMaster – IT Customer Service Applications

Location: Portland

Duration: 4 months +


Seeking an experienced ScrumMaster (SM) who is Scrum certified to join client’s IT Customer Service Application team.

This SM will support one or more teams in Agile/Scrum to develop and support software solutions. A successful SM will excel at empowering and enabling their assigned teams to self-organize to solve complex business problems.


Job Responsibilities

  • Organizes and facilitates sprint planning sessions, stand-up meetings, product demos, and team retrospectives.
  • Fosters transparency and feedback by raising impediments and by presenting information using appropriate tools and techniques such as burn-down and burn-up charts.
  • Promotes and drives continuous improvement.
  • Coaches team members on the effective use of Scrum and Agile.
  • Works with Product Owner(s) to maintain the Product Backlog.
  • Ensures that team impediments are escalated for resolution promptly.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3-5 years relevant experience in a software development or delivery organization.
  • A minimum of 1+ years’ experience as a full-time ScrumMaster.
  • CSM or CSP certification including a thorough understanding of Scrum and Agile principles, values, and practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring, coaching, and servant leadership.
  • Experience delivering one or more products through all phases of the SDLC.
  • Very strong communication, collaboration, feedback, and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated mature judgment in a leadership role.
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills.
  • Ability to identify and develop individual and complementary strengths and to build high-functioning teams.
  • Capability to develop and maintain an effective network of relationships with people inside and outside the development group.


Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience as a development team member in one or more technical roles.
  • Supervisory or management experience.
  • Knowledge of Version 1 software.
  • Experience in project management.


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Supply Analyst


# 2605 Job Title: Supply / Vendor Coordinator II ( EDI/ Supply Chain)

Duration: 1 year

Location: Portland, OR



This contract position would be responsible for supporting the Aftermarket business in processing documents in systems and communicating with client's business partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process and manage $2.5M of annual dealer returns of inventory purchased through the Aftermarket parts direct ship program
    Review dealer error (PAR) and credit request and address with the appropriate Aftermarket department
    Contact dealers and suppliers to complete parts return documentation and secure supplier credits for returned parts
    Generate general ledger entries for supplier credits received and match them to dealer credit request for returned parts
    Respond to dealer and supplier inquiries regarding status of return and credit request
    Support EDI and systems team in resolving and systematically processing supply chain operations documents
    Contact suppliers to resolve transmission issues and implement corrective action
    Work cross-functionally with Aftermarket departments to resolve processing issues and streamline processes

    Required Background Experience and Skills:

    • Expert in MS Office
    • Experience with SAP systems
    • Experience with EDI transactions
    • 2-3 years related experience
    • Bachelors’ degree required

    Story Behind the Need :

    The core project is to go into the systems and manually process credits and work internally with other teams and external suppliers. You get a broad view of business and working with teams in Fort Mill (long distance). They will also support someone in the Portland office for transactional EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) work.

    Team they’ll be working on/soft skills:
    They will need great communication skills to work via phone/email with others that are not in the office. This is a fast paced environment. The team here is 7 people, and this person will be working closely with the entire team.

    Day to Day Responsibilities, Expectations, Tasks:

    Very transactional, processing, calling supplier, calling Fort Mill team/office.
    There will be an asset list and they need to complete the task. They need to work through issues with the suppliers. The systems are a bit complicated so they need to be resourceful and self-motivated and not afraid to ask questions.

    Ramp Up:
    Within 4 weeks they should be operating independently or with far reduced amount of questions.

    Top 3 MUST-HAVE Hard Skills
    :
    1. Broad experience with technology systems and tools
    2. SAP experience (1 year)
    3. EDI Familiarity (1 year)
    3. Bachelors’ degree required (related field)
    4. Ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with external teams and business partners.
  • Shift/Schedule:
    - Preferred is 7am - 4pm

Others:

The candidate must be experienced in multiple technologies and data analysis tools and be able to understand the EDI Component and be able to communicate effectively with suppliers. Reason for this role is to

  1. manage direct ship returns. Which once the system implementation is complete, the process will go away.
  2. Working errors – root cause analysis to reduce to a nominal amount.
    Fairly standard daily processes – responding to dealer requests (can vary)
  3. . MUST have excellent communication/problem solving skills in order to partner with suppliers on EDI side – dealers and suppliers on direct ship returns. Answering emails and phone calls throughout the day.



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Administrative Positions

Job #: 1

Title: Administrative Services Assistant

Locations: Portland Metro area (Including Vancouver and Beaverton)

Contract Duration: Varies depending on client/position (Typically 6 months, 1 year or 1+ years)

Application Deadline: Ongoing needs

To Apply: To be considered for upcoming positions please email your resume to sstillwell@ie4solutions.com.

About ieSolutions:

We provide our clients information technology, administrative and engineering personnel in a variety of ways. Our services include contract labor, contract-to-hire, permanent placement services and pay-rolling services. Our experienced team are exceptional at locating and qualifying excellent professionals in a wide range of technical and administrative roles.

Common Position Responsibilities include:

  • Provide a wide variety of confidential administrative/clerical tasks for the managers and staff for the assigned organization, managers and support staff.
  • Answer and screen telephone calls; respond to most questions and complete most business involving established policy or routine matters; forward questions and matters to appropriate personnel as needed, following up to verify a timely response.
  • Serve as back-up to Tier II and Tier IV level Executive Assistants as needed
  • Proactively coordinate managers’ daily Outlook calendars and schedules with full responsibility for scheduling and prioritizing Tier III and IV managers’ appointments, meetings, conferences and calendar:
  • Coordinate appointments, including commitments of time. Advise manager of appointments and other commitments that might have a bearing on future decisions. Demonstrate sound judgment and a solid understanding of issues when advising the manager of upcoming events.
  • Organize, plan, prioritize, coordinate, schedule and verify appointments, meetings (in-person, phone conferences, web-based), conferences, and training for managers and other staff (securing rooms, phone bridges, projection, and other meeting supplies).
  • Schedule and arrange meetings, conferences and training, including associated logistics and any necessary equipment (securing rooms, phone bridges, projection equipment, etc.).Assist, compile, organize and verify appropriate files, notes and other materials are in order and ready for use at meetings, appointments, etc.
  • Draft agendas, coordinate speaking points, make arrangements for guest(s) / guest speakers and research and draft background information / materials as requested.
  • Complete appropriate new employee on-boarding activities and retirement documentation.
  • Maintain Employee Tracking Log, BFTE tracking, on-board reports, training, medical surveillance, emergency contact, and reimbursement tracking information.
  • Coordinate and assist managers with development of annual managers’ and employees’ performance appraisal plans by assisting in implementing, completing, and tracking documentation management.
  • Schedule and track to completion all managers’ and employees’ progress reviews, performing associated follow-up to obtain required signatures and approvals.
  • Apply strong familiarity with manager’s performance contract to prioritize and track meetings, work, and delegated projects or tasks to maintain accountability and to assist in ensuring established targets are met.
  • Validate on-time documentation submission to Human Capital Management (HCM) and verify all processes are tracked to completion within established timelines.
  • Arrange travel, foreign and domestic, including airline arrangements, hotel accommodations, and rental car and shuttle reservations for manager and staff as required. Prepare and process travel authorizations and vouchers for Manager, Lead and employees using Concur and/or Concur travel agent. Confirm travel is complete and vouchers are processed in a timely manner, in accordance with federal and travel procedures and policies. Provide necessary foreign and domestic forms associated with travel.
  • Participate on business process improvement and other special project teams, as requested by the manager.
  • Maintain and update the organizational SharePoint site. To include monitoring retention policy on all SharePoint folders; establishing calendars, and content maintenance and currency.

Common Position Requirements include:

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Associate’s Degree in Secretarial Science, Administrative Management or a related field is preferred.

Experience:

  • 4-6 years of demonstrated administrative/ clerical experience is required (Level 2 positions)
  • 6+ years of demonstrated administrative/clerical experience is required. (Level 3 positions)
  • 4 or more years of relevant work experience in administrative support functions with Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook are required. (Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2010 is required).

General Requirements:

  • Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined, with ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess organizational capabilities and be able to carry out duties with little direct guidance.
  • Must be able to multi-task, work as a team member, be flexible, maintain confidentiality and have good customer service skills.
  • Data entry skills are essential. This position requires above average computer and typing skills to coordinate calendars, schedule meetings, and record and distribute meeting notes.
  • SharePoint experience may be highly desired or required depending on position.

Performance Expectations:

  • Meet timelines, milestones, deliverables, and provide timely status updates as may be required.
  • Expected to work collaboratively and in a team environment
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment, confidentiality, and a solid understanding of issues when advising the manager of upcoming events


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HR EAP Consultant

Job#: 1870

Title: HR EAP Consultant

Location: Downtown Portland

Duration: 1 year


Our client is looking for a strong Project Manager to help scope and drive their project to execution and implementation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for company-wide mental health sustainability awareness and training initiative.
  • Provide workplace psychological support and consultation to individuals, management and at the organizational level.

Required Skills:

  • Experience scoping projects and driving the work to execution and implementation.
  • Strong analytical, strategic and communication skills along with ability to develop specific, realistic project plan with multiple deliverables.
  • Ability to plan, communicate and follow through to successful change in mental health access and delivery.

Preferred Skills:

  • Subject matter expertise in the implementation of behavioral health mental health strategy within organizations.


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Business Process Analyst

Client Job Number: 1879

Working Job Title: Business Process Analyst

Duration: 6 month assignment +

Location: Portland, OR

Brief overview:

We are seeking a senior contract Business Process Analyst for an IT process overhaul initiative with our large corporate client in downtown Portland.

Core duties and responsibilities

  • Understand and assess the current state of a defined set of processes within IT.
  • Define a desired state for these processes that will meet the needs of IT and our business partners, addressing the issues above.
  • Work with business process owners to build and implement process improvements.
  • Consultant will perform the following activities:
  1. Identify current state process and stakeholders list
  2. Perform process gap and lean assessment
  3. Facilitate definition of a desired future state with appropriate stakeholders and business process owner
  4. Complete a change impact assessment
  5. Identify KPIs, performance metrics, and process management methods
  6. Produce process maps, procedures, metrics and management documentation in approved format
  7. Obtain approval for future state changes
  8. Create an implementation plan
  9. Provide regular progress updates to project manager throughout, with some presentation at management level

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience with business process analysis within an IT organization
  • Experience in gap and lean assessment using lean/six-sigma methodology
  • Strong analysis, facilitation, communication, presentation, and documentation skills
  • facilitation of large and small groups in process discussions,
  • documentation of processes
  • gap and lean assessments
  • Experience in process mapping and BPMN techniques
  • Experience building KPI and metric monitoring abilities into processes
  • Experience architecting process changes to remedy gaps and obtain efficiencies
  • Experience implementing process improvement changes in an organization, including making recommendations at a management level
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work streams in parallel
  • Tools experience: MS Office Suite, including Visio
  • 5+ years of experience required in the following:
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification a plus
  • ITIL knowledge and utilities sector experience is a plus



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Training Specialist


Job Number: 1868

Job title: Instructional Design Consultant

Duration: 5 months+

Location: Portland, OR

Brief Job Description:

  • Identifies technical training needs and establishes objectives. Sources potential training vendors and platforms and evaluates training options. In collaboration with managers and other areas of HR, selects training products. Coordinates implementation. Monitors vendor performance to objectives.
  • Collaborates with project members, managers and employees to assess technical training needs and develops customized training approaches and methodologies, taking into consideration changes in technology, regulation or best practices and aligning to HR strategy
  • Develops and implements appropriate evaluation tools and methods to assess learning effectiveness.
  • Coordinates initiatives and projects to support employee and management development of technical skills through various channels.

About the Program / Security Awareness:

  • In an effort to reduce the human risk in cybersecurity, physical security and situational awareness, client is implementing a Security Awareness Program. This program ensures all current and future employees, contingent workers and vendors with access to client locations, assets and technology are aware of, understand and comply with security policies, procedures and expected behaviors. We support all aspects of our Strategic Direction and culture shifts as we collectively pursue excellence in our work to deliver the best-possible customer experience. A long-term, sustainable framework that brings together cybersecurity, physical security and situational awareness to increase awareness, understanding and compliance

Required Skills:

  • Instructional Design
  • 4+ years in training with at least two years of operational or technical training experience.

Preferred job skills:

  • Intermediate knowledge of industry best practices related to area of discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of learning technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of instructional systems design
  • Intermediate skills in project/program management
  • Intermediate skills in facilitation and presentations
  • Intermediate safety leadership skills
  • Intermediate skills in analytical thinking
  • Advanced skills in problem solving
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate decision-making skills
  • Advanced organization and prioritization skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of business process interrelationships
  • Advanced business acumen skills.
  • Advanced skills in change leadership
  • Intermediate risk management skills


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QA Tester


# 1827 – QA Tester
Duration: 6 + Months

Location: Tualatin, OR

Local candidate only. Can work on W2/ CTC

Project for Digital Programs. Team size around 8-10 people

Brief Job Description:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of manual testing, including designing complex test cases, execution, documentation and defect tracking . Able to solve straightforward problems, analyze for possible solutions and communicate back to the team. Works independently with minimal guidance and works well with a team. Automated testing skills a plus.

Job responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Senior QA Analysts to determine best standards and procedures to be used in the Quality Assurance process.
  • Ensure adherence to standards and procedures related to test script development, testing methodology and documentation.
  • Create test cases following the standards outlined by the Senior QA Analysts.
  • Map requirements and test conditions to the test cases.
  • Work with the Enablement Teams, Scrum Teams to test Legacy interfaces impacted by the Customer Touchpoints project.
  • Work with external payment vendors to ensure payments interfaces work as expected.
  • Work diligently to learn about the new system and functions to support the business on Day 2.
  • Understand test goals and dependencies to ensure risks are effectively tested.
  • Ensure that QA process is adequate, documented and communicated to ensure agreed quality levels for the application.

  • Partner with Business Analysts and Vendors to ensure requirements are met and are accurately tested.

    Required Skills:
  • Able to test all phases of test life cycle. Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Experienced with SQL, Excel, HP tool set like UFT, ALM

  • #years’ experience required: 2?

    Preferred job skills: experience in the Utility industry. Knowledge of Oracle applications (CC&B, Customer Care & Billing, MDM) Building automated test suites. Strong SQL query skills.

    Top 3 skills to be successful in this role: Analytical problem solver/tester, team player, exceptional communication


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OBIEE Developer


# 1857

Working job title: OBIEE developer supporting customer service
Duration: 6 Months +

Located in Portland, OR


Information on the project: Client’s Analytic Center of Excellence (PACE) serves as the Enterprise Data Warehouse and Governance Structure for Client’s enterprise reporting and analytics. PACE serves all employees and sees nearly 300 active users log-in each day. PACE continues to enhance and develop business intelligence products that provide meaningful insights to our clients to enable operational, managerial and strategic reporting & analytics.

Required Experience/Skills:

• Experience implementing enterprise-scale Business Intelligence (BI) systems with an understanding and ability to apply leading practice design principles to BI projects.

• Experience in OBIEE, developing Reports and Dashboards with multiple views using presentation features; including drill-down / dynamics, cascading style sheets, pivot tables, visualizations and tabular with local and global filters.

• Experience in OBIEE creating, configuring, customizing and maintaining repository design to support custom subject areas and modifications to out of the box Oracle BI applications.
• Experience in Extraction, Transformation, Loading (ETL) data from various sources into data warehouses and data marts using Informatica Power Center (Repository Manager, Designer, Workflow Manager, Workflow Monitor, Metadata Manger), Power Exchange and Power Connect.

• Experience with the Data Warehouse Administration Console (DAC) to configure, manage and load the Oracle Business Analytics Warehouse.

• Custom data warehouse design experience using Star Schema/Snowflake modelling, OLAP/ROLAP tools, Fact and Dimensions tables, Physical and logical data modelling, and Oracle Designer.

• Good verbal and written skills with the ability to connect and educate client’s technical team with regard to BI topics and future design vision.

Description of Work to Be Performed:


• Responsible for developing new and enhancing existing Reports and Dashboards in OBIEE using presentation features including drill-down / dynamics, cascading style sheets, pivot tables, visualizations and tabular reports with local and global filters.
• Responsible for creating, configuring, customizing and maintaining repository design to support custom subject areas and modifications to existing Oracle BI applications.
• Responsible for ETL design and development for a consolidated reporting solution that integrates PGE enterprise system data
• Responsible for end user support, break/fix and enhancements to existing enterprise data warehouse solutions
• Support OBIA/OBIEE and source system data extract technologies including the resolution of performance issues and the development of new dashboards, reports, and metrics
• Other BI functional and technical support, as required.

Skills to be successful in this role:

Practical BI development experience
• Experience working in an Agile delivery method
• Works well with a team of peer BI developers, business analysts and quality assurance resources
• Familiarity with PeopleSoft Finance, Supply Chain and HR systems is a plus


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Quality Assurance Tester II

# 1831 – QA Tester

Duration: 6 + Months

Location: Tualatin, OR

Local Candidate only


Brief Job Description:

Advanced knowledge and experience of manual and automated testing, including designing complex test cases, execution, documentation and defect tracking. Able to solve complex problems, analyze & test possible solutions and communicate back to the team. Works independently with minimal guidance and works well with a team. The size of the team this resource will be working with? 8-10

Required Skills: Advanced experience in developing automated testing frameworks, thorough understanding of testing best practices, exceptional communicator

Requirement:

2 years + as QA / or Tester

Preferred job skills: experience in the Utility industry. Knowledge of Oracle applications (CC&B, Customer Care & Billing, MDM).

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role: Team player, positive attitude with a desire to learn new technologies, exceptional communicator


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Sr. Data Engineer

# 1010

Title: Sr. Data Engineer (Azure, MSBI)

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: C-H/ Direct Hire

Immediate opening for a solution minded data engineer to join our clients talented enterprise data engineering team based in Portland, Oregon. This is a full-time staff position onboarded either as a contract to hire or direct.

If you are looking to get your hands on the latest and greatest tools while exercising your knowledge in BI / DW best practices within an exciting modernization effort, this could be a great career move for you.

This team is responsible for the corporate data warehouse utilizing the MSBI technology stack of SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS SSRS, and Power BI. They currently embarking on a fast paced integration of Azure data services which include Data Factory, Data Lake Store/ Blob, Function Apps, HDI, Spark, Databricks, PolyBase, SQL/ and SQL Datawarehouse.

This key role will be critical to our success in maintaining our existing database, ETL, and data warehouses and in integrating the Azure data services.

The perfect candidate is a well-rounded engineer with experience with big data technologies, cloud platforms - Azure experience and an extensive background with traditional ETL, relational database architecture, and data warehouses are large plusses.

Qualifications Required

  • Develop data storage and modeling solutions using tools Azure SQL, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake, and Hadoop
  • Engineer data pipelines using Integration Runtimes, Azure Data Factory, U-SQL, and PolyBase. SSIS experience a plus.
  • Must be have successful experience in a collaborative team environment and enjoy working directly with business partners.
  • Spark – how to work with RDDs and Data Frames (emphasis on Data Frames) to query and perform data manipulation.
  • Deliver data to end user using tools such as SSAS Tabular models and downstream applications and REST Services. Experience with SSRS (Tabular and MDX), and Power BI a plus.
  • Skills in profiling data, understanding and improving data quality, and bringing best practices in data management to our business.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Information Systems or similar technical field

Why do you want this job?

Beautiful location in Portland very close to the waterfront and surrounded by food carts, breweries, restaurants, and fabulous mix of local shopping. There are Exercise facilities with locker rooms and showers, bike lockers, and access to almost every transit line within a block.


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Training Support Coordinator

Job Number: 1814
Job title: Training Administrative Coordinator
Location: Wilsonville, OR
Duration: 6+ months

Brief Job Description:
Supports client’s Talent Development with a wide variety of issues/topics related to training coordination, training programs, and preparation of materials , developing evaluation reports for training programs and training classes for talent development programs within a learning management system.

  • Development Passement Center – Assessment program for potential new leaders within the company
  • 360 Program – Administrator for a 360 feedback program
  • Service Design Project Manager QuickStart – On boarding class for SDPM’s
  • Other employee and leadership programs
  • Serves as back-up to Talent Development Administrative Assistant.



Required Skills:

  • Experience in project work coordination and good process management skills.
  • Ability to work at all levels of the organization including the executive level.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Access. Experience with
  • SharePoint, PeopleSoft tools or other learning management systems a plus.
  • Must have good communications skills, both oral and written, with the ability to transmit information effectively, presenting and describing issues clearly and concisely.
  • Intermediate/Advanced PowerPoint skills a plus; including basic graphics design
  • Must have ability to work collaboratively on a team while successfully interfacing with staff independently.
  • Incumbent must be self-directed, results driven, punctual, and have an excellent attendance record.
  • Person must demonstrate ability to pay close attention to detail, while grasping the “big picture”, have excellent organizational skills, be able to work independently at a fast pace with many interruptions, and be able to shift priorities multiple times a day.
  • The ability to demonstrate flexibility and deal successful with ambiguity is needed.
  • Technical Tools: PeopleSoft knowledge, Survey Monkey- PREFERRED


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Sr. Web Developer Analyst


Job Number: 1812

Duration: 1 year

Location: Tualatin, Oregon ( W2 or 1099)

POSITION PURPOSE

A Developer Analyst III / Senior Developer Analyst IV is a high to advanced level position that analyzes, designs, develops, tests and documents business and database applications for client server and, Internet technologies. Position level depends on experience and qualifications. This position applies a professional-level knowledge of applications development and application administration to analyze, design, develop, test, implement, train, document, administer and maintain software applications and/or enhancements.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in both the functional and technical design phases of application development.
  • Develop software solutions based on technical and functional designs
  • Test software changes received from vendors or internal programming teams.
  • Work with users to identify software problems and coordinate actions required to ensure timely resolution.
  • Participate in peer reviews of application designs, code, and test plans.
  • Create and manage trusting relationships between line of business and IT through effective communication
  • Strongly advocate for IT standards and future strategic direction.
  • Meet or exceed internal audit, Corporate Governance and Business Ethics requirements.
  • Act as a leader on business issues and goals in order to use IT consulting skills to provide the business with appropriate technical solutions.
  • Develop, demonstrate, and maintain a solid level of professional knowledge, skills, and proficiency with current tools and technologies.
  • Maintain professional knowledge of programming languages, operating systems, and database concepts required to develop business applications for
  • Provide mentoring and support to entry level IT staff and the user community in general.
  • Develop and support interfaces and applications.

ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Duties may include components of report development, Interface development and Web software, or development of smaller scale databases on standalone platforms, in compliance with IT department standards.
  • Working with Systems Analysts, Business Analysts, and Quality Assurance Analysts, the Developer Analyst will play a key role in maintaining a high level of quality assurance standards within the team.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Typically a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Management or equivalent work experience in related discipline.
  • Preferred 7-10+ years programming experience developing business applications
  • Valid driver’s license and proven safe driving record

KNOWLEDGE

  • Thorough knowledge of coding
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Thorough knowledge of system integration methods
  • Thorough knowledge of change management principles

SKILLS

  • Advanced programming skills, including:
    • C#
    • ASP.NET
    • MVC
    • Angular
    • TypeScript
    • JavaScript
    • Webpack
    • Web Services
    • Automated Testing
    • Mocking Frameworks
    • XML/XSLT
    • HTML5
    • CSS
    • Visual Studio
    • Transact-SQL
    • PL/SQL
  • Advanced skills in computer systems, including Microsoft Office
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced database development and programming skills on both SQL Server and Oracle platforms
  • Advanced presentation skills
  • Advanced skills in written and verbal communication
  • Advanced skills in relationship building, style flexing, and collaboration
  • Advanced skills in conflict resolution
  • Advanced skills in organization and prioritization

PHYSICAL/MENTAL ABILITIES AND PROCESSES

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast moving IT team environment
  • Ability to work with others who may be confrontational
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures
  • Ability to work variable hours to meet business need
  • Ability to report to work and perform work during periods of severe inclement weather
  • Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance


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QA Applications Analyst

Job #: 1832

Job title: Application QA Analyst

Duration: 6+ month contract

Location: Portland, OR


Immediate openings for QA Analyst to assist our Portland Utility client with critical application upgrade projects for Maximo and ARM. Must have strong Quality Assurance skills, Excellent Analytical skills, Excellent written and Verbal communication skills and experience working with offshore teams.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Testing (TEST)
  • Accepts responsibility for creation of test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and nonfunctional specifications (such as reliability, efficiency, usability, maintainability and portability).
  • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements. Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
  • Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools. Interprets, executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards.
  • Records and analyzes actions and results and maintains a defect register.
  • Reviews test results and modifies tests if necessary. Provides reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project. Reports on system quality and collects metrics on test cases. Provides specialist advice to support others.

  1. Business Process Testing (BPTS)

  • Designs and manages tests of new/updated processes. Specifies test environment for whole life-cycle testing (e.g., using model office concept).
  • Manages selection/creation of relevant scenarios for testing and ensures that tests reflect realistic operational business conditions.
  • Ensures tests and results are documented, reported to stakeholders and are available for specification of user instructions. Highlights issues and risks identified during testing to business stakeholders.
  • Provides specialist guidance and advice to less experienced colleagues and users to ensure that tests are conducted in an appropriate manner.

  1. User Experience Analysis (UNAN)
  • Analyzes qualitative data (e.g., from site visits) and presents the data in ways that can be used to drive design (e.g., personas, red routes, user journey maps).
  • Describes the user/ stakeholder objectives for the system and identifies the roles of affected stakeholder groups.
  • Defines the required behavior and performance of the system in terms of the total use experience (e.g., in the form of scenarios of use), resolving potential conflicts between user requirements, (e.g., between accuracy and speed).Specifies measurable criteria for the required usability of the system.
  1. Quality Management (QUMG)
  • Prioritizes areas for quality and/or environmental improvement in light of the strategy, wider business objectives, results from internal and external audits and advice from colleagues.
  • Initiates the application of appropriate quality management techniques in these areas. Initiates improvements to processes by changing approaches and working practices, typically using recognized models.
  • Achieves and maintains compliance against national and international standards, as appropriate. Identifies and plans systematic corrective action to reduce errors and improve the quality of the systems and services, by examination of the root causes of problems.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years in IT. Testing and automation experience required.
  • testing tools, techniques and standards- Intermediate knowledge of
  • business process tests and usability evaluations - Intermediate knowledge of
  • automation tools and techniques (Ex: Selenium or UFT, LoadRunner or Jmeter etc.)- Intermediate knowledge of
  • testing object-oriented and service-oriented design and multi-threaded services/applications- Intermediate knowledge in
  • testing applications developed in various SDLC methodologies- Intermediate knowledge of
  • SQL queries and be able to query database and be able to perform back-end test- Intermediate knowledge of

Preferred Skills:

  • Working Experience in IBM’s Enterprise Asset Management System (aka Maximo EAM) will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working on CGI Asset Resource Management tools such as Scheduler and Field Manager will be an added advantage.
  • Work Experience in Oracle Network Management System (aka OMS) will be an added advantage


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Change Manager


# 1847- Change Manager

Located in Portland ,OR

Duration start 1 year

Brief Job Description:

As a Change Manager Consultant, you will develop, lead, and execute change management strategies and tactics that drive adoption of new processes, tools/equipment, systems, and cultural behaviors throughout the organization. Success for these projects depends on behavioral changes in a wide diversity of employees from engineers to field crews to corporate services. We need your expertise, passion, and ingenuity.

To deliver these results, you’ll lead change efforts on one or more projects, collaborating with a client’s project team and the change team to assess, plan, prioritize, execute, and evaluate the change strategies and tactics.

Candidate resumes are required to reflect evidence of delivery for all the following change management deliverables:


*Stakeholder analysis, assessment, and engagement

*Communications planning, development, and execution
*Change impacts assessment
*Training planning, development, and execution
*Readiness assessment and adoption measurement
*Stabilization planning and execution.

This role will be supporting the DevOps Project in IT. Typically the change manager will be interfacing with a PM, 3-4 subject matter experts and the change management office.

Preferred job skills:

Experience with DevOps. Working with teams of IT professionals and process and understanding how to communicate within that discipline. Previous experience working with a utility or union.

Top skills to be successful in this role
: business acumen; strong change management planning and execution. Strong communication skills. Must be able to work independently and be able to hit the ground running.


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Change Manager

Job #: 1845

Title: Change Manager

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 1 year contract

Brief Job Description:

As a Change Manager Consultant, you will develop, lead, and execute change management strategies and tactics that drive adoption of new processes, tools/equipment, systems, and cultural behaviors within Transmission & Distribution and Generation, representing about half of this client’s workforce. Success for these projects depends on behavioral changes in a wide diversity of employees from engineers to field crews. They need your expertise, passion, and ingenuity.

To deliver these results, you’ll lead change efforts on one or more projects within Transmission & Distribution and Generation, collaborating with the T&D and Gen change team to assess, plan, prioritize, execute, and evaluate the change strategies and tactics.

Consultant background and resume needs to reflect evidence of full lifecycle of change management deliverables from stakeholder analysis and communication planning to training planning, impact assessments and adoption measurements etc.
Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years as a Change Management Professional leading large-scale change management initiatives. Must be collaborative and able to hit the ground running.
  • Proven ability to communicate with a diverse set of employees from engineers to field crews is essential.
  • Multi-industry experience is a must. Previous experience working with a utility or manufacturing/operations, union is a PLUS;
  • Must have solid project experience within corporate matrix environments


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Tech Writer II

Job #: 1850

Title: Technical Writer

Location: Portland , OR

Duration: 3 Months


Description:

Immediate opening for experienced Technical Writer needed to help our business continuity and emergency management team with finalizing our foundational policy documents, writing standardized reports for project and program performance, strategic plans, business continuity plans and operational procedures. In addition, this position will help develop standardized plan templates for supporting planners throughout the company.

Our client is currently updating policy and foundational documents for business continuity and emergency management. This Technical writer will greatly assist in helping them set a consistency in their documents.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders to identify process document needs.
  • Researches and analyzes regulations, policies and other requirements and applies to standards and processes.
  • Works with stakeholders to research processes and determine how best to document. Creates, revises and publishes specifications, standards, work practices and procedural documentation with established deadlines.
  • Determines best way to ensure documents meet corporate style guide requirements.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of Technical Writing experience.
  • Advanced skills in written communications
  • Ability to work on a team in an open, collaborative manner
  • Intermediate knowledge of principles and practices in Communications
  • knowledge of utility operations- preferred



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Business Objects & TSQL BI Developer


# 580262

Epic Caboodle Claims ETL & Sup

Duration start 8 months. (renewable) Location- Portland, OR

Overview

Leveraging SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence, Information Design Tool (Universe Development), and knowledge of SQL Server T-SQL, this position is responsible for working within the Hospital Finance and ITG’s Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics Teams to transition reporting from our Epic Clarity instance on Oracle RDBMS to Epic Clarity and Caboodle on Microsoft SQL Server RDBMS.

The ideal candidate will have prior healthcare or finance/accounting department data experience, preferably in a healthcare organization that utilizes Epic Systems Electronic Medical Record System. Experience with Epic Clarity and Caboodle Data Warehouse is strongly desired. Beyond technical skills, English communication skills sufficient to capture requirements from customers shared in verbal and written form and translate these into business intelligence solutions using Business Objects Universes and Web Intelligence is necessary for success in this role.

  • Strong collaboration with hospital finance and ITG in order to capture requirements and execute these through iterative development approaches such as Agile are hallmarks of this position. The ideal candidate will also possess a good understanding of Epic Resolute billing processes, Epic Clarity Resolute HB and PB data structures, healthcare terminology, and the data model of Epic Caboodle Data Warehouse.
  • Solution development will follow the client’s software development methodology and adhere to data governance, data security, and report standards. This position will follow change management and problem management processes. This work ensures that the information assets of the enterprise are leveraged to enhance financial, clinical, and operational decisions.
  • The Incumbent will observe due care, objectivity and respect for confidentiality. All employees and contractors must keep confidential what they hear and what they see when handling, reviewing, or observing: communications and records thereof (calls, email, pages, fax, etc.), data transmission, databases, or other forms of information. Confidentiality extends to the identities of the parties of the communications, and even to the fact that the communication took place. When sharing information, consider whether the recipient has a true “business need to know.” ITG employees are responsible for the security of client’s technology. In exercising their duties, ITG employees must follow security directives, incorporating security measures in the delivery of their everyday tasks, and are required to report security concerns to the Client’s Integrity Office and/or ITG Security Engineering team.

BI Systems Engineering/User Support:

  • Develops Business Objects, T-SQL (SQL Server) and Epic BI solutions that provide robust end user layers for adhoc reporting use, visualizations, advanced dashboards, reports, and stories. Business Objects: Universe Design (information design tool), Web Intelligence and Crystal. Works closely with other IT staff to meet expectations for design reviews and coding standards.
  • Provides issue resolution during Quality Assurance / User testing. Assists with the move to production/implementation process. Work through established processes to resolve any system or data problems and communicate updates and status to affected groups. Recommend changes to ETL processes and/or the data warehouse model to improve existing structures and code to increase reliability and efficiency.
  • Provides technical expertise to support end users developing ad-hoc queries and departmental reports. Support could include consulting on techniques/best practices, troubleshooting of their solutions, working with clinicians and Epic developers to improve user interfaces and templates for improved reporting, and promotion of user developed solutions to Quality Assurance and Production. Respond to and track issues using HP Service Manager issue management tools. Gather additional information from the customers. Triage the issue and resolve or escalate by involving additional team members as required.

Responsibilities

System Analysis:

  • Work with data warehouse architects, line of-business analysts and users to gather detailed requirements for and provide input into the design of Business Objects and Epic reports, visualizations, advanced dashboards, analyses, and adhoc end user layers. Work with BI Architects, Developers, Analysts and users to design, create and publish ETL processes and ETL metadata using SQL Server SSIS and other tools.
  • Provide complete and consistent documentation of data warehouse content and ensure that users can determine what data is available in the warehouse, how this data is defined, how key metrics are defined and analysis is performed. Facilitate customer requests for new or changed solutions. Develops options with recommendations, creates functional specifications including performance requirements, and test plans to confirm delivered functionality.

Project and Systems Management:

  • Will fully understand and utilize the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process and procedures. Will manage projects by creating timelines, identifying risks and milestones, and providing status reporting to others as defined. Provide support to data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts and users to validate data in the data warehouse. Investigate and report on problems and work to ensure the validity of the data warehouse.
  • This could include scheduling reports and dashboard refreshes in Business Objects Scheduler, Tableau, Microsoft SSIS, ActiveBatch or other scheduling tools. Use an approved query tool (SQL Developer, etc.) to identify data quality and data relationships to assist with the design of efficient and effective reporting solutions. Provide support to fellow data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts and users to validate data in the data warehouse. Investigate and report on problems and work to ensure the validity of the data warehouse.

Data Modeling:

  • Work with data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts and users to develop data structures and data marts that support and enhance information access, analysis and reporting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, a related field, or a clinical field and 4 years’ work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments; OR
  • Associate’s degree in computer science, a related field, or a clinical field and 6 years work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments; OR 8 years work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments; OR equivalent combination of education and experience where one year of experience will be substituted for an Associate’s degree and two years of experience will be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum two years paid work experience as an Application Engineer (or equivalent classification) using Business Objects
  • Two years experience with developing Business Objects Web Intelligence reports and dashboards
  • Two years experience with developing Business Objects Universes using the Information Design Tool (IDT)
  • Experience with facilitating and documenting system requirements sessions
  • Experience gathering and documenting business requirements
  • Experience creating technical documentation of reports and data/report models
  • Experience with utilizing star schema data stores as the basis for report development
  • Minimum three years working with SQL Server T-SQL, including tuning of queries
  • Proven communication, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes and procedures and/or Agile development
  • Ability to read and explain a data model
  • Experience gathering and documenting business requirements
  • Knowledge of data warehousing architecture and dimensional modeling concepts
  • Ability to read, write and maintain SQL code at an advanced skill level
  • Exceptional customer service skills - both in person and on the phone.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - able to resolve conflicts and to problem solve between parties.
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong (English) written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities. Ability to meet deadlines and urgent patient and system needs.
  • Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model.
  • Must have demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present.
  • Business Objects Webi Intelligence and Universe Developer with SQL Server (T-SQL) knowledge. Epic experience a bonus.


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Epic Reporting Analyst

Job #: 580287

Title: Epic Reporting Analyst

Duration: 18 months

Location: Portland

The mission of the Information Technology Group (ITG) is to develop, implement and maintain technology-based services and solutions enabling client to effectively manage information to accomplish its missions.

The Epic Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer provides analytics, reporting and project coordination necessary to support client in delivering value-based care. This data is primarily available in Epic Hyperspace, Clarity and Caboodle as well as our client Healthcare Data Warehouse.

The Epic Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer will be user facing role, responsible for soliciting and documenting business requirements from healthcare business partners, including healthcare leadership at client and across client Partner sites. This position will also be translating business requirements into functional requirements for BI solution development. The ideal candidate would have a strong grasp of Epic data, especially what is contained in Epic Clarity and Hyperspace. This position will also develop solutions in Business Intelligence tools and structures that are commonly utilized by organizations on the Epic Systems EMR, including: Business Objects Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and Reporting Workbench. Tableau development capability is also a plus.

The Incumbent will observe due care, objectivity and respect for confidentiality. All employees must keep confidential what they hear and what they see when handling, reviewing, or observing: communications and records thereof (calls, email, pages, fax, etc.), data transmission, databases, or other forms of information. Confidentiality extends to the identities of the parties of the communications, and even to the fact that the communication took place. When sharing information, consider whether the recipient has a true “business need to know.”

ITG employees are responsible for the security of client’s technology. In exercising their duties, ITG employees must follow client security directives, incorporating security measures in the delivery of their everyday tasks, and are required to report security concerns to the ITG Security Engineering team.

Business Analysis (50%)

  • Requirements gathering through strong collaboration with department reporting users’ other strategic partners.
  • Provide complete and consistent documentation using BIMD accepted processes and tools, leveraging information acquired from multiple data sources including but not limited to – Epic modules, patient experience survey systems, third party payor claims, and other data sources. Accurate capture of associated business processes, potential process improvements, data availability, structure, and relationships. Facilitating working sessions with clinical users, clinical leadership, project team members and functional partners such as Hospital Finance.
  • Detailed data analysis to identify data sources, definitions and the correct implementation of business rules. This will require the use of Epic Hyperspace tools such as record viewer, registry monitor, registry editor, and rule editor.
  • Ability to readily perform SQL queries of Epic Clarity, Caboodle, and our client Data Warehouse for data validation, capture, and report development activities.
  • Work with business partners to determine the accuracy of value sets used in business rules.
  • Partnering with the client Data Governance Program to develop a library of metrics, value sets, analytics solutions and reporting assets produced by work assignments.

System Design and Development (50%)

  • Analyze Epic functionality to simplify solution design, improve flow of data, and make use of enhancements. This will require familiarity with navigating Epic Galaxy.
  • BI Solution design that best meet the customers’ requirements and business goals, considering:
    • Needs of client and client partners sites
    • Variations in data sources
    • Availability of external data
    • BI tool functionality
    • Clinical integration
    • Extensibility
    • Maintenance costs
  • Working closely with technical developers and application team to ensure the technical solution meets the business requirements. This will include evaluating business logic and data transformation in ETL, as well as Hyperspace CER rules.
  • Contributing to the development of Hyperspace reporting solutions, including: Epic Radar Dashboards and Epic Reporting Workbench Reports
  • Development of Epic Clarity or Epic CDW analytical solutions using SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and Tableau.
  • Develop test plans/documentation, conduct testing and validation as appropriate.
  • Working with business users on integrating the BI solutions to help providers care for populations and clinical leaders drive change.

Project Coordination

  • Assist in creation and updating necessary project documentation
  • Assign project tasks to team members and follow up to assure that they are completed on schedule
  • Schedule and lead project team meetings
  • Provide project progress reports
  • Escalate roadblocks
  • Coordinate training material creation
  • Coordinate the creation of a go-live support plan, including but not limited to:
    • Provide in-service to units and individuals expected to provide on-going operational support
    • Create how-to documentation to be used by internal units and individuals expected to provide on-going operational support
  • Develop and maintain project management processes and documentation for continual improvement as needed

REQUIREMENTS

Education (1 of the following)

  • Master’s degree in computer science, a related field, or a clinical field and two years work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments;
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, a related field, or a clinical field and four years work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments;
  • Associate’s degree in computer science, a related field, or a clinical field and five years work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments;
  • Six years work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments;
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience where one year of experience will be substituted for an Associate’s degree and two years of experience will be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.


EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Minimum three years’ of business analyst experience.
  • Two or more years’ experience with Epic Clarity.
  • Two or more years’ experience with Business Objects products
  • Experience leading requirements gathering sessions and documenting associated business requirements for large-scale IT projects.
  • Two or more years’ experience with Epic Electronic Health Record
  • Two or more years’ experience with Epic query tools: record viewer, Reporting Workbench.
  • Two or more years’ experience relational databases.

Preferred

  • Two or more years working with Epic Reporting Workbench and Radar
  • One or more years’ experience with Epic Caboodle Data Warehouse.


COMPETENCIES

  • Familiarity with Healthcare clinical and hospital workflows and terminology
  • Excellent presentation/facilitation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple project tasks on an ongoing basis with excellent attention to detail.
  • Practiced testing techniques and execution.
  • Ability to read, write and maintain SQL code.
  • Knowledge of data warehousing architecture.
  • Ability to produce succinct and meaningful training documentation.
  • Ability to accurately document customer requirements at a technical level of detail sufficient for business intelligence design and development to occur.
  • Understanding and enthusiastic support of following processes necessary for business intelligence development through a system development lifecycle (SDLC) or Agile/SCRUM methodology.


REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR LICENSES

Required

  • Epic RWB or Radar proficiency or above within 6 months of hire.
  • Epic Clarity Data model Proficiency or Certification within 6 months of hire.

Preferred

  • Epic Caboodle Proficiency or Certification
  • Business Objects Certified Professional
  • Tableau Certified Professional
  • Epic Caboodle Data model Proficiency or Certification


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Compensation Analyst


Job #: 2704

Job Title: Compensation Analyst

Duration: 6+ mo. Contract

Comp: hourly rate with full benefit package

Location: Portland, OR

Overview:

Immediate contract opening for Compensation Analyst consultant to support a growing Corporate HR department for our large Portland client. A well-rounded background is ideal, someone comfortable reviewing job descriptions, HRIS data management, issuing offer letters, salary surveys, and specialized project work as needed.

Job Description:

  • Provide analytical support in the development, administration, and implementation of client compensation programs, including base pay, variable pay, and executive compensation.
  • Determine and make competitive salary offers for both external and internal job placements.
  • Assist with the administration of compensation programs of exempt and non-exempt employee groups. Interpret policies and provide advice to HR and location managers on issues. Using feedback systems, monitor compensation trends and recommend actions.
  • Assist with administration of Executive Compensation Programs and ensure compliance of global guidelines, including PPSP allocation, stock option exercises, and variable pay communication.
  • Compile, analyze and interpret data to ensure internal equity and external competitiveness. Evaluate and recommend the selection of external compensation surveys for competitive analysis.

Requirements – Skills/Experience/Education

  • Past and proven evidence of effectively communicating complex and sensitive topics
  • 3 years’ Past compensation analysis experience within a large company, preferably a manufacturing company, where salary plans, organizational and offer processes are implemented on a daily basis.Also including daily interaction with various levels of management and HR Business Partners
  • Must have experience performing statistical analysis and ability to use data to communicate and guide intended outcomes
  • HR knowledge beyond compensation, such as recruiting, payroll and benefits, etc.
  • BA/BS would be required and preferred area of study would HR, Psychology, and/or Statistics
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) - preferred
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR, SPHR)- preferred


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ADP Admin Support


1026 – System Analyst II

Lake Oswego, OR

Duration : 1 year ( renewable)

Reports to

AVP Infrastructure and Applications

Job Summary This position works closely with business and IT teams capturing system and environment requirements; including process opportunities, needs for new or enhanced capabilities, training reporting and auditing needs. This role provides systems analysis, technical design, testing, implementation, support and maintains applications software and security to enhance business processes.

This position works with IT and Project Team members to determine system requirements, makes recommendations to Project Management regarding approach and software platform. Duties also include administration, trouble-shooting and working with vendor software vendors. Focus area is on ADP Vantage HCM and related systems, processes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate, analyze, evaluate, design, improve and/or maintain assigned system and sub-systems. Working in conjunction with Enterprise Architect, Solution Architects, outside vendors and consultants and as needed with business stakeholders and IT team to streamline and improve system processes.
  • Perform various tasks including but not limited to installing, implementing, configuring, testing, debugging, documenting, trouble shooting and setting up application integration and third party programs and systems for on-going use. Managing user/role based security and application changes in compliance with I.T. audit controls.
  • Work with business analysts, technical leads, Vendors and business users to research and define requests and problems, analyze needs, review overall program/systems designs and report formats while under development, train in systems/program use and provide various types of technical assistance and information related to both software and hardware.
  • Assist with daily system operations and support tasks as needed, with focus on trouble-shooting a wide variety of technical problems that may arise.Manage security and application changes per
  • Keep up-to-date on relevant trends and technological developments in the rail manufacturing industry.
  • Document high level and detailed system functional and technical requirements, including process flow charts, current state, future state, gaps, training materials and operational support documentation.
  • Participates in the definition of project scope and objectives.
  • Provide business functional support, training and reporting needs.
  • Work with Project Management, IT team and end users throughout project or development life cycle to ensure key business objectives are being effectively met for area of responsibility.
  • Coordinate with Project Stakeholders to facilitate successful business acceptance.
  • Provides weekly written status reports to management
  • Occasional travel to remote offices may be required
  • Other duties as requested.

Required Education and / or Experience

  • BA or BS in Business, Information Systems of Manufacturing Operations or equivalent combination of skills, experience and education. Advanced degree is helpful but not required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in information systems or similar role, at least 3 years of experience as a systems analyst or related business experience.
  • Strong listening and written communication skills along with strong oral and written presentation skills.
  • Strong math and research skills as well as excellent analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to collaborate, develop and maintain positive working relationships with all levels of business users and management as well as vendor and system related customer personnel.
  • Requires advanced problem-solving skills, along with a demonstrated ability to outline and organize complex business processes into simplified steps and common language.
  • Track record of driving for results and taking initiative.

Experience, knowledge, or ability in these areas a plus

  • Experience with Accounting, HR, Payroll, ERP, Timekeeping and Reporting systems in a systems analyst role.
  • Experience with Kronos Timekeeper or ADP Vantage DCM very desirable
  • Experience with multi-national and multi-currency companies.
  • Multilingual English/Spanish Speaker desirable.



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Application Developer - Oracle

Job#: 1815

Title: Application Developer - Oracle CC&B / MDM OUAF
Location: Tualatin

Duration: 1 year

OUAF Application Developer to design, develop, extend and support Oracle CC&B / MDM Application extensions and batch programs.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or closely related field.
  • Hands on design & development experience using OUAF (Oracle Utilities Application Framework) and Java.
  • Batch program development & troubleshooting.
  • Strong knowledge of CC&B and/or MDM data model
  • Good understanding of relational database design & Oracle SQL skills
  • Strong knowledge using Hibernate Query Language, XAI Web Services and CCB Configuration Tools (MO’s, BO’s, Scripts, portals, UI maps, Zones, and XPath)
  • Knowledge of web-based languages (HTML, XML, SOAP, JavaScript, and JSP)
  • Experience with Oracle Utilities SDK and Eclipse Coding and Unit Testing
  • Understand and follow version control and coding standards.
  • Hands-on Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing (CC&B) and/or Meter Data Management (MDM) implementation experience.
  • Broad functional knowledge of CC&B and/or MDM in at least 2-3 core functional areas (Billing, Payments, Credit & Collection, Financials, Device & Measuring Component, Service Point & Device Installation, Measurements, VEE and Usage Subscription etc.)

Desired Skills:

  • Oracle CC&B and/or MDM configuration, including user security - mapping business requirements to application/security configurations.
  • Ability to convert functional specification into detailed configuration workbook.
  • Oracle Utilities Operational Device Management (ODM) implementation experience
  • UNIX scripting experience
  • Appworx Scheduler Job/Flow development experience
  • Dev Ops / scripting experience
  • Oracle SOA/OSB development experience


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PM Scrum Master

#1025

Job Title: Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master

Duration: 1 yr. contract

Location: Lake Oswego, OR

Job Summary

Our client is in the early stages of discovering opportunities to increase the focus on Agile delivery practices. They are seeking a flexible and high-performing individual to add to the team who will contribute experience and provide leadership to support the Agile transformation. This role will be a balance between facilitating servant leadership for the teams and performing the PM functions utilizing current methodologies and processes.

In addition, this individual will align with the IT leadership team to identify opportunities and implement practices to continue the Agile transformation journey.

Primary Responsibilities

This individual will deliver business value to the team and our customers by leveraging their delivery experience combined with strong collaboration and communication skills based on the expectations below:

  • Manage small to medium Infrastructure and Cyber Security projects with “right sized” project governance. This will include guiding and supporting managers and project teams to independently manage smaller projects.
  • Support the team in a gradual transition to Kanban/Scrum approach to project delivery
  • Actively participate in the development of best practices and tools for solution delivery and Portfolio oversight

General Skills / Responsibilities

  • Diligently report status and escalate issues to leadership as needed
  • Gain and maintain the trust and support of all levels of leadership and team members.
  • Demonstrate Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills with appropriate focus on attention to detail as appropriate
  • Ensure a patient lead by example approach
  • Provide excellent stakeholder facing and internal communication skills – demonstrated ability to create clear concise written and verbal communications.
  • Work independently and within a team setting.
  • Willingness to be flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities.
  • Be Self-motivated and driven to deliver consistent quality performance

Required Education and / or Experience

  • PMP Certification or Agile Scrum Certified –required
  • 5+ years of related experience as a PM/Scrum Master on Technology Projects
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working on Scrum and/or Kanban teams in addition to experience as a PM on waterfall project teams with an IT organization and specifically on Technical Projects – Infrastructure project experience highly valued
  • Proven Agile/Scrum/Kanban experience including
  • Successful engagement on previous Agile / Scrum roles
  • Recognized ability to approach role with flexibility as team matures and support them in the transition
  • Experience coaching agile teams / new to the role scrum master – highly valued

Proven IT Waterfall project management
success in project oversight including the ability to:

Consistently monitor and measure project
performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques:Proficiency
in MS Office suite including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
required.

Demonstrate skills, knowledge and
experience to develop a project schedule and to track progress.Experience
with MS Project and or SmartSheets is preferred

· Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Experience


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Change Manager

Job number: 1771

Working Job title: Change Manager - consultant
Duration: 1 year


Brief Job Description:

Consultant opening for Change manager to develop, lead and execute full change management strategy and plan for Integrated Security Program. Change manager will be responsible for coordinating change efforts across multiple projects to ensure alignment and effectiveness. At the program level, responsible for developing and leading all communications, communications plan, training plan, adoption metrics, change roadmap; performing readiness assessments; developing stabilization plans.

The Integrated Security Program, housed with Cybersecurity, brings together multiple projects with cyber and physical security impacts. The program includes necessary work for continued development of the Integrated Security Operations Center along with projects such as Enterprise Security Awareness, Multi-Factor Authentication, Identity Access Management, etc.

There is a small program team but success will require close collaboration with multiple change and project managers and many stakeholders across the entire organization.

Preferred job skills:

  • Previous experience working with utility, engineers, union; IT and security project experience; exceptional communications & planning skill, knowledgeable in training
  • Top 3 skills to be successful in this role: Teamwork and team leadership; change management planning and execution; coaching.


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Front End Software Engineer (Perm)

Title: Frontend Developer

Term: Direct Hire / Salaried Perm position

Location: Los Gatos, or SF.

Immediate opening Front End Software Developer in SF Bay area. Our client is a well-funded startup that is on the cutting edge of enterprise microservices architecture by building their own engine. Started by some of the best engineers who were instrumental in getting one of the top media sharing companies in the world up and running our client is poised for growth and opportunity for the ambitious, smart and dedicated person to join their team. They offer a competitive compensation package which includes the options for equity ownership, 401k, unlimited vacation, Medical and Dental. Flexible work hours, and the opportunity work with some of the best in the business.

Skill Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience
  • React Experience
  • JavaScript experience, including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES6
  • HTML/CSS experience, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
  • RxJS / Reactive programming experience is a big plus


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Project Manager

Job #: 1826

Working Job title: Project Manager

Duration: 6+ Months

Location: Downtown Portland

Overview:

Immediate contract Project Manager / Change Manager needed for a specialized initiative with our top client in downtown Portland. Must be a good facilitator able to work with a diverse working group.

In this role you’ll lead the effort to develop a companywide guide for Safety governance and best practices. This will cover a variety of issues and situations encountered within the operations groups.

It will be particularly important to gain consensus on a clear scope for this effort, design a solution and developing a robust implementation/change management plan.


Required Skills:

  • 5-10 years PM experience, with excellent scoping and scheduling
  • Must have change management skills with strong PM background
  • Strong scope/planning skills
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Strong soft skills; able to build good working relationships with different areas of the business
  • Safety project experience is ideal.





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IT Infrastructure Change Project Manager - Consultant

Job Number: 1760

Job title: IT Infrastructure Project Manager – Consultant

Duration: 1 year. Location in Portland, OR

The primary objective of the Transition Planning and Support role is to coordinate resources to ensure specifications for the service design are realized and starting with the transition phase, to identify, manage and limit risks that could interrupt the service in operation.


Responsibilities:
Engages with technical design and project managers or Project Management Office, to ensure correct products are produced, in a timely fashion. Evaluates the quality of project outputs against agreed acceptance criteria.
Evaluates and independently appraises the internal control of automated business processes, based on investigative evidence and assessments undertaken by self or team. Ensures that independent appraisals follow agreed procedure and advises others on the review process. Provides advice to management on ways of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of their control mechanisms. Identifies and evaluates associated risks and how they can be reduced.

Required Experience:


8+ years’ experience with delivery of Service Management for a large scale business operation with demonstrated experience with related discipline responsibilities.
8+ years’ experience with development of policies, processes and procedures for Knowledge Management
Strong experience with Infrastructure Project Management
Prefers ITIL Certification
Describe the project this resource will be working on: Various capital/new build infrastructure projects that support the rest of the organization.

Infrastructure background is a MUST .
Server builds – windows and/or UNIX and VM
Storage
Corporate networking
Data Center support needs
IT Service Desk support needs
Infrastructure operations team needs

• Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

Other than one or more of the above…
1. Ability to bring clarity from chaos
2. Well organized (as we are not yet)
3. Flexible – we are still forming what this role looks like


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Change Manager

Change Manager

(Previous experience working with utility, engineers, union; project experience; exceptional communications & planning skills, knowledgeable in training)

Duration 1 year – renewable ( W2 or 1099)

Location. Portland, OR


Brief Job Description:

Change manager to develop, lead and execute full change management strategy and plan for more technical projects. Change manager will be responsible for coordinating change efforts across multiple projects to ensure alignment and effectiveness. Responsible for developing and leading all communications, communications plan, training plan, adoption metrics, change roadmap; performing readiness assessments; developing stabilization plans.

This role will support multiple technical projects in the Transmission & Distribution and Generation departments. These projects are more technical than our traditional corporate projects as they are driven by our engineer groups.

Ability to successfully work with engineers is critical. One project is for the development and implementation of procedures used by the group of engineers that provide maintenance and improvements on our Generation facilities (power plants). Other projects are related to improvements of our smart grid infrastructure and also to improve our customer reliability. Working with Project Managers and SME


Required Skills-are all listed


Preferred job skills: Previous experience working with utility, engineers, union; project experience; exceptional communications & planning skills, knowledgeable in training


Top 3 skills to be successful in this role: business acumen; strong change management planning and execution; ability to boldly dig into details and also pull up to communicate at a higher level.


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Data Analyst

1825 Sr. Data Analyst - Portland, OR. 4 months + renewable

Brief Job Description:

The primary job function of this position is to work with business and convert the functional requirements into technical requirements and develop reports into Tableau.

• Act as a primary resource for Tableau dashboard development, Tableau server maintenance, technical support, troubleshooting.

• Develop rich interactive visualizations integrating various reporting components from multiple data sources through Tableau Server/Desktop.

• Develop interactive Tableau dashboards by utilizing Tableau features such as parameters, sets, calculated fields and table calculations, user filters, action filters and applying advanced technical charts.

• Responsible for the full life cycle of Tableau reporting solutions, including research, design, development, testing, documentation, implementation, training & support for report development projects.

• Train other team members in Tableau desktop and Server.

What is the size of the team this resource will be working with?

4-6

Required Skills:

• Must be proficient in the use and maintenance of Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop

• Must be proficient in the scripting language of Oracle SQL and MySQL.

• Data extraction/transformation/loading, data mining, and statistical modeling experience required.

#years’ experience required:

6-8

Preferred job skills:

Knowledge in Work Management or Work Scheduling Systems(Maximo, ARM Scheduler…Etc.)

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

• Must have experience in research, design, development, testing.

• Must have Advanced Tableau Skills

• Must have Heavy Knowledge on Oracle SQL.


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Linux Systems Administrator

Job#: 1804

Title: Linux Administrator (VMWare)

Location: Portland

Duration: 1 year – including PTO and Benefits Package

Job Description:

Server administrator familiar with VMWare, Linux and Windows Operating systems. Experience building servers and working with application teams to install software. The server builds are almost 100% virtual and done with automation. Most of the work is supporting application teams and following proper change process.

Focused on Server Fitness. Refresh server Operating Systems going out of support. Includes decommission of current systems and building of new systems.

Required Skills:

  • VMWare, Windows, Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux)
  • 2-5 years’ experience


Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to follow direction
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience troubleshooting and researching technical issues.


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Distributed Systems Engineer / Platform Engineer

Job# 7162018

Title: Distributed Systems Engineer / Platform Engineer

Term: Direct Hire / Salaried Perm position

Location: Los Gatos, or SF.

Immediate opening Distributed Systems Engineer / Platform Engineer in SF Bay area. Our client is a well-funded startup that is on the cutting edge of enterprise microservices architecture by building their own engine. Started by some of the best engineers who were instrumental in getting one of the top media sharing companies in the world up and running our client is poised for growth and opportunity for the ambitious, smart and dedicated person to join their team. They offer a competitive compensation package which includes the options for equity ownership, 401k, unlimited vacation, Medical and Dental. Flexible work hours, and the opportunity work with some of the best in the business.

Skill Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience Distributed Systems Engineer / Platform Engineer
  • Experience with distributed systems and non-blocking applications
  • Java or Scala experience
  • Experience in things Akka, Akka Streams, Reactive Streams, RXJava,
  • Experience with distributed algorithms like RAFT or swim, binary protocals, Netty, NIO


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Change Manager Authentication


# 1776 Change Manager

(Project on Multi factor Authentication)

Portland, OR

Duration start 1 year (renewable)


To develop, lead and execute full change management strategy and plan for Multi-Factor Authentication project. Change manager will be responsible for developing and leading all communications, communications plan, training plan, adoption metrics, change roadmap; performing readiness assessments; developing stabilization plans.

This role will primarily support the Multi-Factor Authentication project and may also provide support to other IT projects.

The Multi-Factor Authentication project will roll out a new system for users logging in to systems. The change manager will need to advise on overall rollout schedule and determine change, communication, and training approaches necessary to ensure smooth adoption of new login processes for all employees and contractors.

Working with small project team, and previous experience working with utility, engineers, union; IT project experience, Communications, Training

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

Familiar with technology, ability to collaborate with multiple partners in different areas of business, able to work with all levels from lineman to executive sponsor


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