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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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Engineer Support Specialist 2 - Engineering Operations Specialist

Job #: 8881

Title: Engineer Support Specialist 2

Specialty: Engineering Operations Specialist

Location: Vancouver, WA

Application Due Date: 2/26/2019

Travel Time: Up to 10% attend 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.

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 a wide range of administrative and confidential support as well as data entry and tracking to the Client’s Construction Management & Inspection organization (TFHQ).

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provide SharePoint site support:

o Develop, update, and maintain TFHQ automated SharePoint site for automated request for construction managers and inspectors.

o Develop, update, and maintain TFHQ automated SharePoint site to manage GSA vehicle loan pool checkout.

o Develop, update, and maintain TFHQ SharePoint site, including pictures, documents, lists, mission, contacts, and links.

• Provide support for TFHQ Fleet GSA vehicles assigned and loan pool vehicles:

o Assign vehicles to field, office and contract workers;

o Record mileage and schedule vehicle repairs/service/maintenance, etc.;

o Travel to distribute GSA vehicles to field staff as necessary;

o Equip GSA vehicles and facilitate POV check-in/out of appropriate safety gear necessary for field use.

• Provide support for mobile radio systems:

o Arrange for installations/removals/programming in GSA vehicles and trailers;

o Check-in/out for TFHQ, A/E, and contract construction needs.

• Provide coordination for fleet of construction trailers:

o Assign, maintain TR’s for field office trailers;

o Arrange for delivery and removal of trailers;

o Verify that trailers are equipped accordingly;

o Inspect trailers prior to project delivery and upon return, noting condition;

o Arrange for repair of trailers as needed.

• Support and maintain the inventory of conex (shipping containers) used to store TFHQ loan pool of tools and equipment (e.g., factory tires, transits, generators, staking supplies, radios, climbing gear, Geiger counters, step-and-touch meters, etc.)

• Maintain and track assets in the Sunflower system for field, office and contract workers.

• Arrange for temporary phone and utility connections for field office trailers; this involves calling utilities and getting service started and stopped.

• Arrange for PO Box numbers at post offices near project sites for mail delivery to the Client staff and contract workers

• Create and distribute construction contract documents as needed by TFHQ field workers.

• Assist CORs by facilitating onboarding, renewing, and/or terminating non-gov POI construction contractor personnel, to include:

o PIV, I-9 coordination

o Badging

o Substation and TLM Key issuance, tracking, and termination

o PIN code requests

o Security training (3 courses now required annually)

o First Aid/ CPR training (expiring randomly yet condition of contract)

o Rules of Conduct Handbook (ROCH) training (every 2 years typical)

o ROCH permitting (every 2 years typically)

o Clearance Certification training coordination

• Provide user technical support and make arrangements for repair and replacement of all TFHQ field worker computers, printers, cell phones, accessories, and digital cameras.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in business management, construction management, logistics management, engineering or a related technical field is preferred.

o With a Bachelor’s Degree in applicable fields: 2+ years directly related experience is required.

o No degree: 5+ years of directly related experience is required.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• 1-year experience using software in support of asset tracking and processing invoices

• 1-year experience and working knowledge of SharePoint

• Working knowledge of automated data systems.

• Working knowledge of engineering operations policies and procedures involving material and equipment inventory and control.

Additional Requirements:

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

Hazards & Risks

Position requires frequent walking, bending and stooping.

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.

Training Expectations

The worker is expected to keep current on the latest technologies and skills required for the position.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Program Support Specialist 1 - Transmission System Standards & NERC Reliability

Job #: 8895

Title: Program Support Specialist 1

Specialty: Transmission System Standards & NERC Reliability

Location: Vancouver, WA

Application Due Date: 2/26/2019

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. US Citizenship REQUIRED.

Position Overview:

Travel: Up to 5% primarily for meetings and/or training attendance and occasional visits to field locations where PPE is required

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

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Act as the Point of contact (POC) for the Standards group; Transmission Services Technical Standards program; Transmission Engineering & Technical Services Policy, Process, & Procedure program; and Transmission Engineering & Technical Services NERC Reliability Compliance program.

• Act as the POC for Industry Standards. This includes:

o Acquiring client requests from various groups within the Client;

o Submitting requests to the Client Library so they may collect pricing from vendor and determine the best form to obtain Industry Standards;

o Establishing portal access from the Standards SharePoint site so customers can access information requested in a timely manner.

• Verify and maintain the quality of all Standards program documentation, including:

o Processing and editing standards documents into the approved standards format and assuring adherence to the appropriate template and instructions;

o Securing appropriate approvals for new and revised standards;

o Publishing standards in the proper libraries in the Standards SharePoint site and assuring that the appropriate file coding, format, and metadata are maintained;

o Verifying definitions utilized within standards are up-to-date in comparison with Standards Glossary;

o Keeping Standards Glossary up-to-date and coordinating updated definitions with standard content owners and/or standards coordinators;

o Performing targeted standards revisions to update modified definitions;

o Updating background documents as standards are published;

o Downloading appropriate standards to ProjectWise for use by outsource contractors and verifying that the files in ProjectWise are kept in synch with the primary files in SharePoint;

o Publish material & equipment specifications in SharePoint and download to ProjectWise in collaboration with Supply Chain for keeping in synch with files in SharePoint, Asset Suite, ASIS, and ProjectWise;

o Verifying references utilized within standards are up-to-date in comparison with References Database;

o Keeping Standards References Database up-to-date and coordinating updated references with standard content owners and/or standards coordinators;

o Performing targeted standards revisions to update modified references;

o Updating background documents as standards are published.

• Verify and maintain the quality of the Client Work Standards and Field Craft Standards & Guides, including:

o Regularly reviewing the source of record documents to validate synchronicity with documents accessible via Document Hub.

• Maintain and Develop SharePoint Lists and Tools:

o Maintain and improve Standards group SharePoint site.

o Develop and maintain InfoPath forms, database tools, and applicable lists, libraries, portals, views, etc. for the Standards group and for standards in support of organization programs.

• Assist the Standards Manager and Standards Coordinators in:

o Documenting and maintaining the annual Standards Action Plan (SAP) and all associated views and dashboard(s);

o Drafting forms and automated workflows to streamline the group’s workflows and assure quality, timeliness, and consistency of work outputs from the Standards group.

• Assist the Standards Manager, Standards Coordinators, and TE RSO in Business Process Management (BPM) and NERC/WECC Compliance frameworks:

o Design templates and tools to support technical standards, BPM, and compliance data requirements.

o Maintain and update process documents with the Client management approved changes and provide routine established guidance to subject matter experts and stakeholders regarding the technical standards program, BPM, and reliability compliance standards program. Questions and inquiries of a non-routine/non-standard nature should be forwarded to the appropriate Client manager/personnel.

o Draft, organize and conduct studies of management systems, work processes and procedures related to standards and policies.

o Assist in the development of records retention plans and procedures and support initiatives to increase efficiency and effectiveness for management of recorded policy and governance information throughout its lifecycle. Use analytical skills to apply policies to a wide variety of information in all media, in structured and unstructured formats with various metadata.

o Provide coordination for the Client Management and Staff during the Client’s participation in North American Electric Reliability (NERC)/Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) standards for the following activities:

• Coordinate and collect comments on standards;

• Collect analysis of standards for review;

• Coordinate and collect Balloting of standards;

• Coordinate and distribute NERC Alert(s); and

• Coordinate and distribute Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPRs).

o Track progress of the Client projects related to the above activities to verify deadlines are met. Report to TE RSO, Manager, and team members on the status of all active projects.

o Assist Tracking and Status progress of the Client RSO activities on RSO MS Project Schedule.

o Assist RSO and RSO support with RSO MS Project workspaces for NERC standards documentation.

o Utilize existing SharePoint filing system to confirm standard project documentation is up-to-date and of adequate quality to perform data tracking.

o Provide back-up to other FERC Compliance Program contact roles, such as group inbox monitoring and email distribution, as well as updating documentation in SharePoint and workgroup shared network drives when primary & back-up staff are unavailable.

o Utilize SharePoint features to keep the program site current and effective, independently investigating new ways to create program efficiencies.

o Make recommendations to improve standards and policies. This includes monitoring and implementing metrics and reporting.

o Identify, develop, consolidate and analyzes data required for use in the management and direction of the organization’s programs and activities. Based on those analyses, prepares various reports to management and team on the status of assigned activities. Reports reflect the results of reviews and include appropriate recommendations.

o Prepare a wide variety of documents including reports; analyses; summaries; draft policies, processes, procedures, and guidelines for review; and presentations.

o Verify the program databases incorporate the most accurate and current data available; run queries and create reports as needed. Including RSO LED (Limiting Element Database).

o Provide support for all project documentation; analyze standards updates and changes to confirm documentation conforms to the current NERC and WECC reliability standards.

o Produce and manage documents, reports, spreadsheets, and graphics related to project control and timelines; prioritize tasks and anticipate the needs of the project.

• Assist the Standards Manager, TE RSO, Standards Coordinators, and Compliance Specialists in:

o Evaluating information gathered from multiple sources, reconciling conflicts, decomposing high-level information into details, abstracting up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguishing user requests from the underlying true needs;

o Maintaining regular and consistent communication regarding assignment status and concerns with appropriate parties, including the Client manager and stakeholders;

o Maintaining TEI product libraries in accordance with compliance requirements; filing and dispersing documents and products to appropriate personnel; maintaining all official records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) standards and procedures;

o Providing process improvement recommendations and participating on teams to document and implement approved improvement initiatives. All recommendations must be submitted to applicable the Client manager/ personnel for review, consideration and acceptance/approval;

o Researching and responding to routine/standard inquiries from the Client managers, stakeholders, subject matter experts, and others as related to the standards and governance program and products and services, and forwarding non-routine/non-standard and/or complex inquiries to appropriate the Client manager/personnel for response;

o Monitoring the progress of assigned projects including tracking milestones, deadlines, costs and schedule(s), alerting applicable the Client manager / PM of any obstacles /potential delays to project timelines, targets or success;

o Coordinating information/status updates with/from project team members, update applicable tracking tools and metrics dashboard(s), and distribute updated information as appropriate;

o Requesting, arranging and maintaining project workspaces; participating in workspace innovation/development as needed;

o Compiling lessons learned information throughout project lifecycle; collaborating with applicable PM and project team(s) to draft and publish lessons learned report at project close-out;

o Coordinating a variety of complex and dynamic project schedules in Microsoft Project; inputting and adjusting schedules per the Client manager’s direction;

o Assisting in the development, coordination, and provision of training and communications for TEI, including materials and presentation.

• Assist Client Management with:

o Developing and recommending new, revised or improved Transmission System Standards Program (TSSP) policies, processes, and procedures;

o Meeting regulatory obligations;

o Providing business value in tools for managing TEI products and services;

o Conducting research and analysis on Federal and Department programs and policies affecting the Client’s TSSP Program.

• Provide support in developing, planning and conducting reviews of organization records and products; develop recommendations for improvement of standards and policy/governance programs.

• Support the coordination of identification, collection, and review of records and information required to meet regulatory or other obligations.

• Support identification and analysis of risks and issues in appropriately managing TEI’s recorded information; provide input on recommendations for resolution to the Client Manager.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• A degree in the disciplines outlined below is preferred:

o With an applicable Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Computer Science, Engineering (or closely related field), 2+ years of experience is required.

o With an applicable Associates degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Computer Science (or closely related field), 4+ years of experience is required.

o Without an applicable degree, 6+ years of experience is required.

• Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of program/project coordination/control and progressively more technical in nature.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• Demonstrated proficiency using InfoPath, SharePoint, Microsoft Project, Excel and/or Access to store, analyze and manipulate data.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Experience with electric utility industry data.

• Experience working in a matrix organizational structure on multiple, simultaneous schedules with numerous stakeholders and business functions.

Additional Requirements:

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

Training Expectations:

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


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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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Administrative Services Assistant 3

Job # 8898
Title:
Administrative Services Assistant 3

Specialty: N/A

Location: Portland, OR
Duration: 1-year contract
Application Deadline: 2/24/2019

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.

Position Overview:

Travel: Up to 5% local travel to/from meetings is anticipated.

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.

This full-time contract Administrative Services Assistant 3 position is located in the Client’s Fish and Wildlife Division (EW) and provides a wide variety of professional and confidential administrative support as well as technical, data entry and tracking support, to the Senior Policy Advisor of the Environment, Fish and Wildlife (E) organization. This position will also provide backup support to the staff and managers of the other Tier II and III organizations within E.

The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; punctuality and consistent attendance is required.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Provide a wide variety of confidential administrative/clerical tasks for Senior Policy Advisor and the assigned organization’s managers and support staff.

· Greet and screen visitors; address questions and business involving established policy, take messages, set appointments and/or refer visitors to other the Client personnel as appropriate.

· Create draft, edit, and proof documents, correspondence, research, and presentations using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.

· Build, maintain and post Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations to SharePoint sites.

· Proof, review, and when applicable, draft, correspondence and documents prepared for manager signature and validate conformance of the established administrative policies and regulations, confirm proper coordination and timely compliance with assigned action.

· Provide recommendations and instructions to staff to maintain conformance with general policies and correspondence procedures.

· Attend meetings, record meeting minutes as requested, transcribe and disseminate as needed.

· Maintain a tracking system of action items to verify timely compliance with scheduled responses or actions. Coordinate and monitor work unit responses to time-critical documents; alert the Client manager / personnel of any concerns or response delays.

· 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 the Client personnel as needed, following up to verify a timely response.

· Respond to questions and complete business according to established policy and/or forward matters requiring action to appropriate staff, following up to verify a timely response.

· Process and screen incoming and outgoing correspondence to include proofreading, to consist of the following:

• Review incoming correspondence and forward matters requiring action to appropriate staff. Verify proper coordination and timely completion of assignments.

• Sort and distribute incoming mail to appropriate recipient(s); as requested, review incoming correspondence.

• Process outgoing mail and prepare materials for mailing, including providing self-addressed stamped envelopes, when appropriate.

· Establish and maintain internal and external communication channels to coordinate smooth flow of information and positive working relationships.

· Perform faxing, scanning, photocopying, and work with the Client print shop to request printing services.

· Update and maintain desk reference manual.

· Serve as back-up to Tier II and Tier III level Administrative Assistants as needed.

· Come up to speed quickly on manager and organizational priorities in order to track meetings, work, and delegated projects or tasks to maintain accountability, confirming 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. Review and update project trackers (performance, training, etc.) for the Client manager, alerting appropriate parties of any noted issues / concerns.

• Serve as liaison between organizations, work units, and management support staff. Keep up to date on issues, priorities, and sensitivities affecting work of the organization through consistent communication with the manager, frequent interaction with other managers, and outside contacts.

• Coordinate with and provide administrative guidance to lower-level contract support personnel; may delegate assignments to lower level contract administrative personnel at the request of the Client Manager.

• Administrative Team:

· Organize and coordinate Organizational Administrative Team Meetings.

· Attend mandatory Administrative Team Meetings.

· Participate as a team member and in team meetings both professionally and collaboratively.

· Work as a team member to:

• Standardize, streamline and improve overall Administrative processes throughout the organization.

• Help resolve organizational administrative issues and work on solutions as a group.

• Complete teamwork assignments

· 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.

• Organize, plan, prioritize, coordinate, schedule and verify appointments, meetings (in-person, phone conferences, web-based), conferences, and training for the Client managers and other staff (securing rooms, phone bridges, projection, and other meeting supplies). This may include drafting agenda and other meeting materials and developing background information for review, consideration and finalization by appropriate the Client manager / personnel.

• Accept meeting invitations, assist with outside visitor requests and schedule interviews.

• 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.

• Arrange for representation by others if the Client manager’s time and priorities make necessary.

• As requested, attend and take meeting minutes / notes, transcribe / draft and distribute as appropriate.

• Inform manager and staff of appointments and other commitments that might have a bearing on future decisions.

· Assist the Senior Policy Advisor in a variety of personnel and other actions for BFTE and CFTE, including:

• Prepare and enter requests for personnel actions into HRMIS.

• Prepare federal worker (BFTE) award requests in HRMIS for manager review/approval, track awards for BFTE, and prepare recognition certificates for the organization.

• Prepare retirement documentation.

• May be designated as a power-user and/or back-up for the DOE e-Performance management system. Coordinate and assist the Client manager with development of annual performance appraisal plans for federal personnel by assisting in implementing, completing, and facilitating documentation management.

• Schedule and track to completion all performance appraisals, progress reviews, mid-point reviews and discussions, while performing associated follow-up to obtain requisite signatures and approvals. Validate documentation submission to Human Capital Management (HCM) is accurately completed within established timelines.

• Coordinate and track reporting requirements and activities related to federal staff including creation/submission of travel documents and telework agreements and required training.

• Register manager and staff for internal/external training classes and conferences.

• Assist the Client manager with employee engagement activities and planning.

• Verify completion of all required training for employees and managers by communicating what training is due, how to obtain training, submitting external training requests, and tracking training completion status.

• Maintain Employee Tracking Log, BFTE tracking, on-board reports, training, medical surveillance, emergency contact, and reimbursement tracking information.

• Update and maintain Gallup survey records; follow up with organizations to update the Gallup information.

• Assist the Client manager by recommending and implementing approved staff recognition opportunities.

• Track, maintain, update, and distribute annual renewal of Motor Vehicle Driver Authorizations, Travel Authorizations, and Telework Agreements for federal (BFTE).

• Track and maintain Overtime/Comp Time authorizations for BFTE personnel.

• Complete appropriate new employee onboarding activities and retirement documentation.

• Prepare CFTE employee assignment extension documents; implement, oversee and complete related documentation, and submit for proper review and approval, while performing associated follow-up to obtain required signatures and approval.

· Designated as a proxy for the DOE performance management system. 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 (domestic, invitational and foreign), such as airline arrangements, hotel accommodations, and rental car and shuttle reservations, for the Client Manager, Lead and staff as needed, which may include:

• Assist in preparing and submitting passport documentation as necessary.

• Assist management and staff in setting up profiles in the Client travel system (currently Concur).

• Prepare / draft necessary foreign and domestic forms associated with travel.

• Prepare and process travel authorizations and vouchers for group managers and staff using Concur.

• Validate that travel is complete and process travel documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with federal and the Client travel procedures and policies.

• Track, monitor and notify the Client manager and subject personnel of needed approvals, signatures or other actions to enable timely reimbursement processing and reporting.

• Coordinate with managers and staff to coordinate Time & Attendance per established procedures, which may include:

• Prepare and review federal personnel time and attendance reporting to verify accuracy for certification by manager(s) and supervisor(s) using the Client Business Enterprise System, HRMIS and Fieldglass.

• May serve as timekeeping power user (able to input time for others as requested).

• Maintain and reconcile employee leave calendar submissions with payroll.

• Check leave slips to verify accuracy using organizational leave calendars and other documentation. Verify that time has been approved.

• Using Fieldglass, review time sheets for contract personnel to verify that reporting is accurate.

• Verify time and attendance procedures, policies and practices, including any special time recording requirements (admin leave, holidays, etc.) are communicated to management and staff in a timely manner.

· Assist with scheduling interviews through Fieldglass; preparing interview packets for assigned manager(s).

· Provide overall administrative support to staff members by acting as the liaison with HCM, IT, SLMO, Workflow Connection, Security, Safety, Motor Pool, Facilities / Space Management and administrative services groups to process, coordinate, request and track:

· Office moves and workstation adjustments using Workflow Connection.

· Onboarding activities for new contract and/or federal personnel.

· Computer, software upgrades IT equipment and other resource requests.

· Computer, copier, and printer maintenance.

· Requests for needed office supplies and distribute to appropriate staff per established the Client procedures.

· Coordination of badge return to SLMO.

· Coordination of cell phone requirements and inventory for staff, including ordering, receiving, service setup, delivery, collection.

· Serve as organization’s central point of contact for accident reporting, including collection, correction, and distribution of required documentation, and communication with employees, managers, safety office, HCM, and other resources regarding policy, regulations, etc.

· Maintain office supply stock. Act as a point of contact for troubleshooting, configuration, inventory, and maintenance of office systems and processes.

· Coordinate maintenance for Government Vehicles (GOV) assigned to the organization; drive GOVs to and from service appointments and report mileage monthly.

· Maintain the organizational SharePoint sites including updating changes and adding new content.

· Establish, maintain, and administer SharePoint organization, team and other meeting/project sites including setting up document repositories, calendars, workspaces, and tracking lists. Assist with content and permissions.

· Maintain a tracking system of suspense items to verify timely compliance with scheduled responses or actions utilizing SharePoint. Coordinate and direct work unit responses for time-critical documents.

· Maintain all records management within SharePoint, including physical and electronic official files, retention and conformance.

· Manage all records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) policy and procedure and compliance requirements:

· File and disperse documents/letters to appropriate personnel.

· Validate that official records are accurately maintained for auditing purposes.

· With oversight and approval of the Client manager / federal personnel, provide an annual review and inventory of official files and maintain the organizational file outline.

· Review and process Transmittals for Administrator/CEO Approval (TACs) for assigned organizations and ascertain conformance to administrative policies, procedures and regulations. Verify proper coordination and timely compliance with assigned action. Advise and provide guidance to confirm conformance with general policies and correspondence procedures.

• May coordinate or assist with organizational and the Client events such as: presentations, retirements, project or employee recognition celebrations, and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) events.*

*Participation/attendance in voluntary events is NOT billable to the Client. Time spent planning and organizing these events is considered part of the duties of the position and may be performed on billable time.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• High school diploma or equivalent is required.

• Associates Degree in Secretarial Science, Administrative Management or related field is preferred.

• 6 years of demonstrated administrative/clerical experience is required.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• 4 or more years of relevant work experience in administrative support functions with Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook (Microsoft Office 2010 proficiency required).

• Intermediate to advanced skills/experience with SharePoint sufficient to:

• Design, update/edit and provide administrator support to multiple SharePoint sites, including setting up document repositories, workspaces, libraries, views, and tracking lists, as well as setting appropriate site permissions.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Previous experience working in the utility industry.

• Previous experience working with contracts.

Additional Requirements:

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

Training Expectations:

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


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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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Project Manager 2 (IT Projects) - IT/OT Control Center Systems/Energy Management Systems

Job #: 8886

Title: Project Manager 2 -IT

Specialty: IT/OT Control Center Systems/Energy Management Systems

Location : Vancouver

Application Due Date: 2/20/2019

Job length: 1+ 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. US Citizenship REQUIRED.

POSITION: OVERVIEW:

This contract Project Manager 2 position will provide project management support and assistance to the Transmission Technology Services Internal Business Operations Management (TTB) organization of Transmission Technology Services (TT), Transmission Services (T) at the Client. The Project Manager will support and facilitate the Client manager-assigned TT Services Internal Business Operations projects, including Grid modernization, control center, and service improvement efforts.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide project management expertise and support and facilitate client manager-assigned TT Services Internal Business Operations project or projects, from beginning to end, providing expert guidance on the PMI-based project management methodology, best practices, and internal skill development as requested by and with guidance from the client manager, team lead or other personnel with the authority to do so, including:

Facilitate and assist client Management in planning, initiating and implementing various projects that have been defined in the Transmission Technology Strategic Plan, including but not limited to GridMod modernization projects, control center portfolio, and service improvement efforts.

Organize, coordinate and facilitate the work of project team(s) and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, which includes planning project stages and assessing business implications for each stage.

Monitor progress of assigned projects to track timelines, milestones, deadlines, standards and targets, alerting appropriate client manager / personnel of any obstacles / potential delays to project timelines, targets or success; provide corrective action recommendations.

Forecast and recommend / request appropriate project resources to fulfill project needs; recommended resource requests must be submitted to, coordinated with and provided by appropriate client Performance Managers.

Plan and coordinate activities for designated project to verify that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

Alert client manager of and obtain appropriate authorization for any potential changes to project cost, schedule or performance.

Draft project plans, resource strategies and develop funding estimates required to advance each defined effort.

Facilitate project meetings between a variety of departments and disciplines.

Provide recommendations regarding assessment approach and deliverables.

Help the project succeed by identifying and securing necessary subject matter experts needed during the project.

Coordinate the creation and documentation of revised processes, roles and responsibilities.

Maintain consistent communication with the project sponsor, performance managers, and clients on the progress of the project versus the plan.

Communicate regularly with executive sponsors, key stakeholders, strategic partners, and Tier II managers across the organization independently and in team meetings.

With client manager / personnel assistance and guidance, address and navigate politically sensitive issues in a collaborative and professional manner.

Provide background information, technical input, options and recommendations for project decisions as requested by client manager / personnel; work with appropriate parties to facilitate resolution of conflicting team positions.

Issue project status reports on a regular or as requested basis.

Collaborate and work with project sponsors and client performance managers to remove obstacles impacting timely project completion.

Draft a final project report, including project “lessons-learned”, for appropriate client management review and approval / acceptance.

Take a pro-active stance on project risk management by:

o Anticipating and identifying potential areas of risk and obtaining guidance from appropriate client manager or Contracting Officer.

o Tracking, monitoring and facilitating resolution of issues and risks identified within the projects, as well as compliance related dependencies.

o Maintaining issue, risk, and/or action logs.

o Developing, drafting and recommending contingency plans to minimize / eliminate risks on an ongoing basis for review and approval / acceptance by appropriate client manager / personnel.

Facilitate and/or support the following functions:

o Written and Verbal Sponsor and Stakeholder Communication

o Project Team Coordination, including milestone management and communication of deliverables

o Monitor issues and risks identified within the project as well as integrated dependencies and the issues and risk associated with those assumptions.

o Team Meetings and Sponsor Meetings

Facilitate and/or support the following deliverables:

o Scope Definition and Management

o Business Requirements and Needs Analysis from various stakeholder perspectives

o Process and System Design requirements

o Gap Analysis from the “as is” to the “to be” state

o Implement Organizational Design and Change Management requirements as developed within the Transmission Technology program

o Implementation Planning including optimizing milestones and building upon successes

o Integration Architecture Design

o End User Training

When necessary, manage the successful transition of a project or program of projects to another project manager including any training, documentation, or meeting coordination required to bring the new PM fully up to speed on all critical aspects of the work and introduce them to executive sponsors and key stakeholders.

Coordinate and assist client management with transitions of identified project resources as needed. This may include gathering information from departing/transitioning resources to identify subject matter expertise, documenting workloads, identifying training requirements to facilitate smooth transitions.

Requirements Education & Corresponding experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Engineering, Business Administrator or a closely related technical discipline is highly desired.
    • With an applicable Bachelor’s Degree, 5 years of direct work experience in a project management capacity is required.
    • Without an applicable Bachelor’s Degree, 7 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution AND completion of at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields is required: contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (NOTE: Resume content must validate minimum 24 semester hours in the fields listed to qualify for this position).
  • No Degree: 10 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution, is required.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

Experience should encompass demonstrated project management experience with business services capabilities or IT projects using industry standard methods and tools for managing schedules, dependencies, resources, funding and developing technical specifications and project plans.

Experience successfully coordinating or running multiple projects simultaneously as a program.

Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Project.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

IT project and program management experience within an Information Technology or Operational Technology environment.

  • Experience supporting Energy Management Systems (EMS) software in a power system control center environment.

Experience in determining quantitative program and project feasibility.

Experience in writing technical specifications and statements of work.

PMP/PMI certification.

Prosci Change Management certification.

Proficiency in Microsoft Visio and Access.

Experience in the utility industry.

Experience conducting research into project-related issues and products.

Additional Requirements:

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


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Architect 3 - Access Escort

Job #: 8893

Title: Architect 3

Specialty: Access Escort

Location: Vancouver, WA

Application Due Date: 2/25/2018

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:

Overtime: 5%Anticipated

Travel: Up to 20% Site Visits, meetings

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.

This full-time contract Architect 3 position will work within the TESF (Facilities Engineering) Group in the Transmission Services (T) business line. Facilities Engineering has both Architects and Mechanical Engineers who are responsible for the coordination and design oversight of HVAC, plumbing and electrical building systems on all the Client facilities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Northern California. This position (alongside other TESF architects) will support the design and oversight of the construction/remodel/replacement of HVAC, plumbing and architectural components on all the Client facilities including Substations, Control Houses, Relay Houses, remote Radio Buildings, Maintenance Headquarters, Control Centers and miscellaneous support buildings.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Facilitate project activities:

o Assisting with design.

o Assisting with project scoping.

o Project estimating tasks at the preliminary and final stages of design.

o Drafting of Architecture/Engineering (AE) & Construction project cost documentation.

o Coordination of design and construction scheduling utilizing MS Project.

  • Support and coordination of construction administration tasks to include:
  • Inquire and/or clarify questions about the design and specifications of the building/system.
  • Participate in evaluating and designing approved changes if it is learned that a change in design is required and approved.
  • Validate and recommend to the Client COR that the work is complete for a contractor’s progress billing.

o Drafting and coordination of Construction Document Packages processing.

o With oversight of the Client manager, assist in the development of evaluation criteria and work requirements for Design and Construction Service Contracts.

o Review of Architect / Engineering and construction bid packets and delivery of recommendations.

• With oversight of the Client manager, facilitate and coordinate design, encompassing new construction and alterations to existing facilities. This includes:

o Project Scoping Phase.

o Assessment Phase.

o Schematic Design Phase.

o Assist with the Development and Construction Document packages (CDs):

  • Submittal Review, processing, and tracking.
  • Oversight of design reviews at design milestone dates.

o Coordination with construction and procurement to interpret drawings, specs and design documents.

o Travel to project sites for field inspection during construction.

o Project Close-Out information dispersal & filing.

  • Code Review.
  • Review of design for zoning and building code compliance.
    • Review of design at various stages of completion for adherence and compliance with program, cost, and schedule.

o Preparation and review of Construction Specifications.

o Coordination and compilation oversight of drawings and specifications among design groups from in-house and outside architects and engineers.

• Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Construction Specifications for Standards Library.

• With oversight of the Client manager, act as SME to assist in the creation and review of the Client Standards and Policies on building related topics.

• Escort engineering firms and outside construction contractors to field project sites in order to prepare assessments and surveys, and conduct bid tours. Note: Questions resulting from bid tours are forwarded to the CO or COR for response.

• Work with the Client Facilities to coordinate space plans considering technology, environment, and materials.

• Meet with stakeholders and program office to program, plan, recommend and coordinate functional and spatial requirements that need to be incorporated into project.

• Track and report work progress as well as communicating said progress to stakeholders and program office.

• Recommend appropriate materials and methods of construction for the project, taking economy, site, use, goals, and objectives into consideration.

• Analyze and recommend appropriate means to mitigate, abate, demolish or decommission aged facilities and equipment coordinating with the Client Environmental and various state historical agencies.

• Evaluate project scope and design to verify compliance with the Client standards and policies, as well as adaptability for future and current sustainability requirements.

• Conduct critical analysis to garner cost savings for an AE services or construction contract.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required.

• Licensed Architect in the following states is preferred: Oregon, Washington, Montana, and/or Idaho

• 10+ years of demonstrated work-related experience is required

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• 2+ years of experience with graphics or photo imaging software such as Sketchup or Photoshop is required.

• LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) knowledge is required.

• Working knowledge and ability to utilize CAD MicroStation or comparable software in order to facilitate the completion of drawings and renderings is required.

• Basic proficiency with MS Project sufficient to create project schedules is required.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Experience in balanced design and technical ability is highly desirable.

• Experience with medium to large scale commercial and industrial building projects is desirable.

• Experience in managing multiple projects is desirable.

• Demonstrated ability to work within a team of architects, engineers, construction contractors, and building trades through all phases of work is desired.

• Knowledge and experience in the design, construction administration and inspection of various commercial roofing systems is desired.

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.

Hazards & Risks:

Position requires climbing ladders up to 30 FT in height.

Position requires work in and around energized facilities; must acquire and retain the appropriate level the Client Restricted Non-Electrical Worker Permit

• Enter additional Hazards & Risks, if any.

Training Expectations:

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



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Senior Communications Consultant

JOB # 8880

TITLE: System Administrator 2

SPECIALTY: Windows/Linux System Administration

LOCATION: Vancouver, WA

APPLICATION DUE DATE: 2/19/2019


POSITION OVERVIEW:

This contract System Administrator 2 position will work within the Client’s Transmission Technology Software Infrastructure and Support Services (TTST) in the Transmission Technology Group (TT). The purpose of this position is to support the application support teams by performing Windows and Linux system administrator tasks and application support.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Note: All official drafts, documents and recommendations, as listed below, must be reviewed, finalized and approved / accepted by appropriate Client manager or other federal personnel with the authority to do so.

With oversight and approval from the Client Manager, support the following functions:

Application Support:

• Maintain Windows Client/Server architecture including application support.

• Maintain Linux Client/Server architecture including application support.

• Maintain Windows IIS architecture including application and configuration support.

• Support Windows Client/Server architecture including application

• Support Windows IIS architecture including application and configuration support.

• Communicate technically with software developers.

• Implement software deployments:

· Install, configure and support server-based applications.

· Configure and administer multiple server applications hosted in IIS and/or Apache

· Act as a point-of-contact to troubleshoot application issues

· Maintain application documentation as it relates to Client-specific implementations

Windows Server Support:

• Support the installation and maintenance of high-availability servers using Windows 2008R2 Server and Windows Server 2012R2.

• Collaborate with a server team on implementation of patches, hot fixes, service packs, etc.

• Act as a point-of-contact to troubleshoot server issues

General Support:

• With guidance from the various systems team leads, perform system administration including but not limited to the following actions:

o Configuring applicable software and systems

o Maintaining local documentation

o Installing/updating/removing software

o Applying change control processes and procedures

o Trouble-shooting and resolving issues

o Non-production workstations

o Patch management

o Software deployment services

o Windows infrastructure

o In-house developed applications

o PowerShell Scripting and Automation

o Managing Scheduled Tasks

o Analyzing, implementing, and reporting the operational compliance of all control center cyber assets.

o Validate hardware and infrastructure design specifications

o Assist in the technical design

• Identify any areas of risk with regard to the accomplishment of assignments. Inform BFTE staff and the project manager so that appropriate actions can be taken in a timely manner.

o Monitor and verify system availability to meet service level agreements

o Provide advice and assistance to customers, troubleshoot complex problems, and provide support in a manner that minimizes interruptions in customers’ ability to carry out business activities.

On-Call Support:

• Participate in a regular rotation providing “on call” support for critical infrastructure systems servers.

Change and Configuration

• Regularly publish and communicate how each environment is configured (SW versions, HW, Network, IP addresses, etc.).

• Communicate with technical team and Quality Assurance (QA) team members to verify that implementations meet requirements

• Perform routine audits of security controls to verify compliance

• Apply configuration settings to servers as pre-defined and documented by BFTE

• Assist in release management and deployment of application customizations

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience

• Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a directly-related technical discipline is preferred.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a directly-related technical discipline is preferred.

• 5+ years of experience in Computer/Information Technology or related field is required.

Required Technical Skills & Experience :

• 5 years of demonstrated experience in an enterprise environment installing, configuring and supporting server-based applications

Preferred Skills & Experience:

Knowledge of and experience working with:

o Microsoft Windows 2008R2/2012 Active Directory support

o Installation/Configuration/Management of web services (Apache, IIS or Tomcat)

o Windows Server Clusters (2008/2012) and their administration

o Virtual Server technology using Hypervisor and Microsoft Virtual Server, or VMWare.

o Microsoft Windows Server (2008/2012) administration and support

o Configuration and management of commercial off-the-shelf .NET applications

o Configuration and management of commercial off-the-shelf Java applications

o Working knowledge of networking and security protocols including constrained delegation and Kerberos

o Server side scripting (VB, PowerShell)

o Working knowledge of software development life cycle processes including QA.

o Knowledge of software build and deployment methods and practices.

o Knowledge of principles governing network and firewalls deployments.

o Knowledge of the Windows server operating system and basic network architecture

o Virtualization technologies including VMWare and Hyper-V.

o Network and Host Based Firewalls

o SCSI, ISCSI and SMB Storage Solutions

o Java or .NET

o Splunk

o SSL

o Tripwire Enterprise

o Supporting Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server

o Website analytics

o Configuration of application monitoring

o Remote Desktop Services

o PowerShell

o FISMA, NERC CIP standards and controls

o Windows operating systems packaging, installation, and troubleshooting

o A working knowledge and experience sufficient to successfully troubleshoot Windows operating systems using text-based logs, windows event logs, and various utilities.

Additional Requirements:

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


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MS SQL Database Developer

Job Number: 1957

Title: MS SQL Database Developer

Duration: 11+ Months

Location: Portland, OR

Application Due Date: 3/03/2019

Position Overview:

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 the Client’s new 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 the 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 the Client 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 the creation of views, stored procedures, and user functions.
• Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) development.

Will you consider candidates from outside Oregon? Yes

Does this role have the potential to convert to full time? Yes

Are you willing to participate in a call with our suppliers? Yes


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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

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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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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Administrative Services Assistant 2

Job#: 8894

Title: Administrative Services Assistant 2

Specialty: N/A

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 6+ Months Contract

Application Deadline: 02/21/2019

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. US Citizenship Required

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.

Position Overview:

This full-time contract Administrative Services Assistant 2 position will provide a full range of professional and confidential clerical and administrative support to attorneys and paralegals in our client Office of General Counsel. This position is located in the Legal Support organization of the Office of General Counsel, the Client. Legal Support is a service center that supports the Executive Vice President and General Counsel, General Counsel Managers, and attorneys providing analysis, information, and assistance in planning, organizing, managing, integrating, and evaluating all legal programs and activities.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide a wide variety of confidential administrative/clerical support to managers and/or management staff; serve as liaison/point of contact between staff and other work groups, facilitate communication and appropriate actions; and assist with the day-to-day operations, which may include:

• Greet visitors; address questions and business involving established policy or routine matters, take messages, set appointments and/or refer visitors to other the Client personnel as appropriate;

• Answer and screen telephone calls; respond to most questions and complete most business involving established policy or routine matters; forward complex questions and matters to appropriate the Client personnel as needed, following up to verify a timely response;

• Process and screen incoming and outgoing correspondence to include proofreading, to consist of the following:

• Review and finalize documents and letters to verify proper formatting and accuracy.

• Prepare return cover letters to return contracts (if applicable), tracking delivery and internal process for returned contracts.

• As requested, sort and distribute incoming mail to the appropriate recipient(s).

• Review incoming correspondence; respond to most questions and complete most business involving established policy or routine matters and/or forward matters requiring action to appropriate staff following up to verify a timely response.

• Process outgoing mail and prepare materials for mailing, including providing self-addressed stamped envelopes, when appropriate.

• Provide overall monitoring for requests for information or products and verify that responses are made in a timely fashion.

• Establish and maintain internal and external communication channels to coordinate a smooth flow of information and positive working relationships.

• Perform faxing, scanning, photocopying, and work with the Client print shop to request printing services.

• Provide input and recommendations for potential process / procedural improvements.

• Update and maintain desk reference manual.

• Serve as backup to other Administrative Assistants as needed.

• Assist the Manager and staff in the development and draft of Standard Operating Procedures, governance, and internal control procedures as changes and processes occur; assist and promote the implementation of the Client management-approved process and procedural changes.

• Administrative Team:

· Attend mandatory Administrative Team Meetings.

· Work as a team member to:

• Standardize, streamline and improve overall Administrative processes throughout the organization.

• Help resolve organizational administrative issues and work on solutions as a group.

• Complete teamwork assignments

• Organize, coordinate, schedule and verify appointments, meetings, conferences, and training for the Client Managers and other staff as circumstances dictate, which may include:

• Scheduling and arranging meetings, conferences, and training, including associated logistics and any necessary equipment (securing rooms, phone bridges, projection equipment, etc.).

• Informing meeting participants of arrangements and of any changes.

• Compiling, organizing and verifying appropriate files, notes, and other materials are in order and ready for use at meetings, appointments, etc.

• Drafting agendas; making arrangements for guest(s) / guest speakers and researches and drafting background information/materials.

• As requested, attending and taking meeting minutes/notes, transcribing / drafting and distributing as appropriate.

• Informing manager/client staff of appointments and other commitments that might have a bearing on future decisions.

• Coordinating events such as off-site meetings, including all logistics, meeting materials and agendas.

• Assist the Client manager in a variety of personnel and other actions for BFTE and CFTE which may include:

• Preparing CFTE employee assignment extension documents; implement, tracking documentation, and performing associated follow-up to obtain required signatures and approval.

• Assist employees and managers with the completion of all required training by communicating what training is due, how to obtain training, submitting external training requests, and tracking training completion status.

• Assist manager by keeping abreast of training deadlines and necessary personnel actions.

• Set up and coordinate interviews and meetings for managers, including preparing proper access documents and escorting visitors.

• Scheduling performance appraisals, progress reviews, mid-point reviews and discussions, while performing associated follow-up to obtain requisite signatures and approvals.

• Coordinating and tracking reporting requirements and activities related to federal staff including creation/submission of travel documents and telework agreements and required training.

• Schedule and track to completion all performance appraisals, progress reviews, mid-point reviews, and discussions, while performing associated follow-up to obtain requisite signatures and approvals. Validate documentation submission to Human Capital Management (HCM) is accurately completed within established timelines.

• Arrange travel (domestic, invitational and foreign), such as airline arrangements, hotel accommodations, and rental car and shuttle reservations, which may include:

• Assisting with preparing and submitting passport documentation as necessary.

• Assisting management and staff in setting up profiles in the Client travel system (currently Concur).

• Preparing/drafting necessary foreign and domestic forms associated with travel.

• Preparing and processing travel authorizations and vouchers for group managers and staff using Concur.

• Validating that travel is complete and processing travel documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with federal and the Client travel procedures and policies.

• Tracking, monitoring and notifying the Client manager and subject personnel of needed approvals, signatures or other actions to enable timely reimbursement processing and reporting.

• Coordinate and assist managers and staff with Time & Attendance per established procedures, which may include:

• Preparing and reviewing federal personnel time and attendance reporting to verify accuracy for certification by manager(s) and supervisor(s) using the Our client Business Enterprise System (BES), HRMIS and Fieldglass.

• May serve as timekeeping power user (able to input time for others as requested).

• Maintaining and reconciling employee leave calendar submissions with payroll.

• Checking leave slips to verify accuracy using organizational leave calendars and other documentation. Verifying that time has been approved.

• Using Fieldglass, review time sheets for contract personnel to verify that reporting is accurate.

• Verifying time and attendance procedures, policies and practices, including any special time recording requirements (admin leave, holidays, etc.) are communicated to management and staff in a timely manner.

• Provide overall administrative support to staff members by acting as the liaison with HCM, IT, SLMO, Workflow Connection, Security, Safety, Motor Pool, Facilities / Space Management and administrative services groups which may include processing, coordinating, requesting and tracking:

• Office moves and workstation adjustments using Workflow Connection.

• Onboarding activities for new contract and/or federal personnel.

• Computer, software upgrades IT equipment and other resource requests.

• Computer, copier, and printer maintenance.

• Requests for needed office supplies and distribute to appropriate staff per established the Client procedures.

• Coordination of badge return to SLMO.

• Coordination of cell phone requirements and inventory for staff, including ordering, receiving, service setup, delivery, collection.

• Assist with scheduling interviews through Fieldglass; preparing interview packets for assigned manager(s).

• Perform data entry, provide maintenance, tracking and reporting for a variety of organizational databases and management reports.

· Manage all records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) policy and procedure and compliance requirements:

· File and disperse documents/letters to appropriate personnel.

· Validate that official records are accurately maintained for auditing purposes.

· With oversight and approval of the Client manager / federal personnel, provide an annual review and inventory of official files and maintain the organizational file outline.

• May coordinate or assist with organizational and agency events such as: presentations, retirements, project or employee recognition celebrations, and CFC events.

Access to E-performance is required:

• Provide basic information/support to the Client manager by viewing/providing information utilizing the DOE E-performance management system.

*Participation/attendance in voluntary events is NOT billable to the Client. Time spent planning and organizing these events is considered part of the duties of the position and may be performed on billable time.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• High school diploma or equivalent is required.

• Associates Degree in Secretarial Science, Administrative Management or related field is preferred.

• 4+ years of demonstrated administrative/clerical experience is required.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• 4 or more years of relevant work experience in administrative support functions with Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook (Microsoft Office 2010 proficiency required).

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Working knowledge of SharePoint or similar system.

Additional Requirements:

Access to the ePerformance system is required. This position may be designated by the Client manager as a proxy to access this system in order to assist the manager in completing documentation for the Client employee performance reviews. Granting contract personnel access to this system will require encrypted transmission of a limited amount of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), specifically Social Security Number and Date of Birth, to DOE system administrators. The selected candidate’s acceptance of this contract position will also comprise permission for the Client to encrypt and transmit the limited PII data to DOE HQ in Washington DC, in order to create the system login ID for the selected individual.

Training Expectations:

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


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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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Facility Maintenance Worker - Level 1

JOB#: 8889

TITLE: Facility Maintenance Worker

SPECIALTY: Level 1

LOCATION: Snohomish, WA

APPLICATION DUE DATE: 2/22/2019


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. US Citizenship Required.

Overtime: 5% anticipated

Travel: Up to 5% overnight travel as needed

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.


Position Overview:

This full-time contract position serves as the Facility Maintenance Worker for the Snohomish District Maintenance Area. There will be infrequent overnight travel as the maintenance or repair project dictates. This position is located in Snohomish, WA.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Perform painting of building structures, e.g. doors, window sashes, walls, etc.

• Build shelves and make repairs to building structures. Perform minor remodeling tasks and maintenance of existing facilities as necessary.

• Perform plumbing repairs and modifications to facilities.

• Repair concrete surfaces by patching, dry-packing, curing and finishing as required for acceptable appearances. Perform work incidental to the installation of concrete.

• Service and make repairs or replacement to heating and air conditioning equipment, which includes changing filters, greasing and lubricating.

• Grease and lubricate freight elevators, hoists, and bridge cranes.

• Perform maintenance and repair of alarm systems.

• Perform maintenance of fuel dispensing facilities, which includes an adjustment to testing and changing of hoses and filters.

• Maintain and replace windows and doors, including adjustment of hinges, locking mechanisms, and lubrication of doors and hardware.

• Repair, install and adjust various types of fencing; including fence fabric, security wires, top rails, and truss supports.

• Perform maintenance and repair of various roofing systems, including sheet metal and down spouts.

• Perform maintenance of grounds, including the application of pesticides and fertilizers.

• Perform maintenance of roads, walks, and parking areas including snow removal, sweeping, leveling, and grading. Snow removal includes using a Skid-Steer with a hydraulic snow blower.

• Inspect and perform minor repairs of oil containment systems (OCS) and/or system parts which are non-electric/mechanical in nature.

• Perform maintenance of floors, including waxing, stripping, and replacing of flooring.

• Perform routine maintenance on tools and equipment commonly used for job functions.

• Lay out own tools and materials and keep own work area clean.

• Maintain stock and stock records of maintenance supplies, equipment, and tools necessary for the efficient maintenance of facilities.

• Maintain records and maintenance schedules in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendation or the Client directives. Report and record deficiencies found.

• Arrange for deliveries by vendors. Perform inspection of vendor deliveries.

• Preparation and submission of administrative documentation associated with duties.

• Perform repairs and minor construction of facilities at elevated positions. May include the operation of man-lift equipment including bucket trucks, scissor lifts, and telescoping booms.

• Perform cyclical facilities condition assessments and periodic inspections; collects data on building components, structures, and systems (assets); identify current conditions of facility systems; verify information, and provide information to assist in developing requirements and priorities in support of the Client Facilities Asset Management (FAM) program.

• Escort contractors for HVAC maintenance and other non-electrical projects.


REQUIREMENTS:


Education & Corresponding Experience:

• High school diploma or GED is required.

• Three years of facility maintenance experience is required.


Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• Working knowledge and safe use of a table saw, hand saw, hand tools.


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.


The below certifications must be obtained within 30 days of assignment start:

o Material Handler and forklift certification

o Man-lift certification

o Skid-steer certification

o Asbestos Awareness certification

o Lead Paint Awareness certification

Energized Facility Permit is required within one year of assignment start. Type: Non-Electrical Worker Permit

Climber/Fall Protection Training and Certification


PPE Requirements:

White Hard Hat

Dust Mask

Eye Protection

Hand protection (gloves)

Hearing Protection

Respirator (must be fit tested and include medical certification allowing the use of device)

ASTM F2413-11, Class 75EH rated footwear with over-ankle lace up and rigid sole and heel. The exterior of the boot must be made entirely of natural materials (all leather or leather and rubber combination) to conform to Arc-Flash requirements.

Electrical and Arc-Flash protective clothing and PPE as required by OSHA and consistent with The Client Safety and Health Policy for work on or near an energized facility.

Additional PPE required by State or Federal OSHA for the work being performed.

Harness and associated PPE for climbing and working from an elevated surface above 4 ft.


Hazards & Risks:

Position requires frequent walking, bending and stooping.

Position requires overhead work.

Position requires the ability to lift and carry 40 pounds.

Position requires frequent walking on uneven terrain.

Position requires working knowledge and safe use of basic hand tools such as a drill, hammer and saw.

Position requires use of motorized equipment


Training Expectations:

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


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Electronic Engineer 1 – Telecom - Telecommunication Systems

Job #: 8888

Title: Electronic Engineer – 1 Telecom

Specialty: Telecommunication Systems
Location: The Dalles, OR

Duration: 1 yr. contract

Application Deadline: 2/22/19

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.

Travel: Up to 75% 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.

Position Overview:

This full-time contract Electronics Engineer 1 position is in the Transmission Field Services (TF) group in the Transmission Services (T) business line of the Client. TF is responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the Client’s entire high voltage transmission grid, including the substations and telecommunications systems. This position will support the maintenance of the Client telecommunications equipment and systems, including testing, troubleshooting, and repairing of electronics and communication infrastructure on the Client system. Also, this position will provide support for the planning, scheduling, and implementation of capital construction projects, specifically communications projects involving digital radios, fiber optics equipment, network management systems, and all types of command and control communications circuits.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Support Transmission Field Services to maintain a highly available and reliable communication system for the use of the command and control of the high voltage transmission grid by performing the following:

o Assist in maintaining documentation of telecommunication facilities for completeness and accuracy, including site and reference drawings, excel spreadsheets, and other Client databases.

o Working with the District Engineer, identify operational system maintenance tasks. Help facilitate the execution for assigned projects (i.e. timelines, device integration, running reports, generating step plans, etc.).

o Review maintenance records and draft technical recommendations for corrective action when necessary.

o In conjunction with Planning, Design, Construction, and Operations organizations, assist in the integration of new telecommunications equipment into the existing system.

o Work with Telecommunication Engineers in Maintenance Branch to review existing processes and procedures and revise them when necessary.

o Working with Operations, coordinate outages to the operational telecommunication system to complete testing and/or installation activities in support of both maintenance and construction activities.

o Attend and participate in project scoping meetings or design reviews, contribute pre-construction technical knowledge to project plans, and recommend changes to specification diagrams based on technical and operational issues.

o Perform initial acceptance tests and commissioning checks for new installations and collect data to be stored for future reference on SONET, radio, digital channel banks, SCADA, transfer trip and other miscellaneous communications equipment.

o Perform maintenance activities on communications equipment, utilizing technical documentation as required, and which may occur at substations or remote locations.

o Use test equipment and accepted procedures to perform installation work for the following equipment:

 Cisco SONET Equipment

 IMACs multiplex equipment

 Timing sources

 Networking equipment

 SCADA

 Telemetering

 Miscellaneous control equipment such as fiber optic multiplexed alarms or specialized electronic devices.

 Backup Power handling devices such as batteries, chargers, and engine generators

o In connection with the various types of assigned work, prepare reports which in general are a collection of test data, instrument readings, and other pertinent information which can be used by engineering staff to make an engineering determination on the equipment operations.

o Take ‘call-outs’ during off hours to assist with troubleshooting failed/failing equipment. Some of these ‘call-outs’ may require trips on a Sno-Cat/Helicopter to Mt. top radio sites during winter conditions.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field is required.

• 1 – 3 years of experience in electrical/electronic engineering is required.

Required Technical Skills & Experience

• Experience with computer network and systems concepts, principals and practices applicable to components and facilities found on regional transmission systems.

Preferred Skills & Experience

• The systems encountered in this position are analog and digital communication systems. Familiarity and experience with these systems is preferred:

o SONET

o Network Timing Systems

o Digital MW

o Fiber Optics

o Network Administration

o SCADA and telemetry systems

o PBX Administration

• Ability to lead and participate effectively in a project team environment and effectively manage multiple work assignments and changing priorities.

• Ability to review and evaluate design packages (including drawings, material certifications, and submittals) for conformance to the design specifications.

• Ability to meet timelines, milestones, deliverables and provide timely status updates.

• Ability to participate and perform effectively in a project team environment and effectively manage multiple work assignments.

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.

Energized Facility Permit is required within one year of assignment start. Type: Restricted Electrical Worker Permit

PPE Requirements

White Hard Hat

Eye Protection

Hand protection (gloves)

Hearing Protection

ASTM F2413-11, Class 75EH rated footwear with over-ankle lace up and rigid sole and heel. The exterior of the boot must be made entirely of natural materials (all leather or leather and rubber combination) to conform to Arc-Flash requirements.

Electrical and Arc-Flash protective clothing and PPE as required by OSHA and consistent with the Client Safety and Health Policy for work on or near an energized facility.

Estimated Usage: 4 days per week

Additional PPE required by State or Federal OSHA for the work being performed.

Position requires frequent walking, bending and stooping.

Training Expectations:

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


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Environmental Protection Specialist 3 - Fish and Wildlife

Job #: 8890

Title: Environmental Protection Specialist 3

Specialty: Fish and Wildlife

Location: Portland, OR

Application Due Date: 2/11/2018

Job Length: 1+ years


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


FN Status: NOT open to Foreign Nationals

Travel: Up to 10% travel 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.

Position Overview:

This full-time, contract position is part of the Environmental Planning and Analysis (EC) organization in support of the Fish & Wildlife Program (ECF) of the Client. This position facilitates and helps to implement the appropriate environmental review and compliance for the Client projects, including identification and development of appropriate National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analyses and documentation, as well as verifying compliance with other applicable federal and state environmental laws, regulations, and policies, such as the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), and cultural resource protection laws such as the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The position requires the capability to undertake environmental analyses, consultations, and documentation for multiple projects simultaneously, and to serve as the environmental contact internally within the organization and across the Client, and externally with other agencies, Native American tribes, and the public. No HAZMAT.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the guidance of and with the assistance of the Client manager/personnel:

• Reviews proposed complex project information and coordinates with the project lead and cultural resource staff to identify needed information/data needed for appropriate environmental analysis, consultation, and documentation;

• Performs analysis, verifying the analysis and documentation are completed in accordance with applicable laws (particularly NEPA and ESA) and other related regulations, policies and the Client procedures and guidelines.

• Develops / drafts schedules that will allow for completion of project environmental and cultural resource compliance requirements in a timely and efficient manner. Participates in project site visits to collect and gather information and identify documentation requirements based on established criteria and potential environmental issues and/or concerns. Informs appropriate the Client manager/project lead/personnel of anticipated informational/documentation requirements and/or alerts of any perceived potential environmental/cultural issues. Obtains appropriate the Client concurrence for planned information/documentation actions.

• Under the guidance of appropriate the Client manager/project lead/personnel, coordinates and facilitates public involvement processes for assigned projects, including public meetings and workshops in coordination and collaboration with Client Communications/Regional Relations.

• Reviews resource reports produced by others to determine adequacy of environmental analysis, based on established criteria, for the Client proposed action. Reports findings and presents recommendations for review, consideration, and approval by appropriate the Client manager/project lead/personnel.

• Drafts, and/or reviews and edits drafts of environmental documents to validate compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies for review, finalization, and approval by appropriate the Client manager/personnel. Documents will include NEPA documents such as:

• Categorical Exclusions

• Environmental Assessments

• Environmental Impact Statements

• Associated documents such as findings of no significant impact and/or records of decision

• ESA documents such as biological assessments.

• Under the guidance of appropriate the Client manager/project lead/personnel, coordinates with multiple state, federal and tribal agencies on environmental assessments, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with same.

• Drafts correspondence for compliance and permit consultations in accordance with internal procedures.

• Drafts briefings on the status of environmental reviews and issues for review, finalization and approval by appropriate the Client manager/personnel; presents the Client manager-approved briefing materials to the Client management, executives, stakeholders, and others, internally and externally.

• Drafts environmental documents in accordance with agency policies and procedures.

• Maintains project environmental records in accordance with agency records management requirements.

• Monitors environmental compliance measures after a project is implemented, including post-construction site visits to evaluate the effectiveness of recommended measures; reports findings, recommends further corrective actions and/or escalates concerns and questions to appropriate the Client manager/personnel.

• Recommends, for consideration and acceptance by the Client manager/personnel, improvements in the Client systems, procedures or practices to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.

• Proposes recommendations for Endangered Species Act and NEPA strategies related to transmission projects under consideration by the Client. All recommendations must be submitted for review, consideration, and acceptance by appropriate the Client manager/project lead/personnel.

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Planning or directly-related natural science or planning field is required.

• A Master’s degree in one or more of the biological/physical/natural sciences, particularly for Northwest species, plants, soils, or geology/geomorphology is preferred.

• 10+ years’ work experience in an environmental analysis, planning, and/or review capacity is required.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• 5+ years’ experience working with the NEPA process.

• 5+ years’ experience applying the ESA.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Specialized environmental certification, such as for wetlands investigations.

• Geographic Information System (GIS) expertise.

• Direct experience implementing other federal environmental or cultural compliance statutes and regulations, such as the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and/or the National Historic Preservation Act.

• Experience working with Native American tribes.

• Experience with fish hatchery programs and facilities.

• Training or certification in conflict resolution, public involvement techniques, facilitation and/or meeting management.

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.

PPE Requirements

White Hard Hat

Safety Vest

Hand Protection (gloves)

ASTM F2413-11, Class 75EH rated footwear with over-ankle lace up and rigid sole and heel. The exterior of the boot must be made entirely of natural materials (all leather or leather and rubber combination) to conform to Arc-Flash requirements.


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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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Quality Assurance Analyst 3

JOB #: 8887

TITLE: Quality Assurance Analyst 3

SPECIALTY: Dispatch Support Applications

LOCATION: Vancouver

APPLICATION DUE DATE: 2/21

JOB LENGTH: 1+ 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. US Citizenship REQUIRED.

Travel: Up to 10% to attend 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This contract Quality Assurance Analyst position will work within the Transmission Technology Software Infrastructure and Support Services (TTST) organization of the client. TTST provides a broad range of technology programs, tools, services, resources, and processes, required to meet client software infrastructure needs for the Control Centers. This position will test script development and execution, defect tracking, test coordination, and test environment verification.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• With oversight and approval from the client Manager:

• Create, coordinate, and execute manual application tests.

• Design and write tests which will be used in system integration, functional, and acceptance testing.

• Develop programmatic test plans, cases, scripts and related documentation for a complex, highly secure web and client/server applications.

• Perform defect tracking including repair status, compatibility and response time issues with plans for resolution and deliverable dates.

• Verify correct operation of an upgraded application.

• Create sanitized test databases either as XML, or SQL Server capable of exercising all application functions without comprising production security. Verify that the test environment is an adequate representation of the production environment to verify the validity of tests.

• Prepare time estimates, communicate resource requirements and provide timely progress reports to the team lead(s) and managers.

• Verify readiness of product for User Acceptance.

• Develop procedures, and systems to support QA efforts. Assist leadership in quality assurance policy development.

• Facilitate quality assurance objectives for assigned projects.

• Identify risks as they are found.

• Develop manual test scripts to support functional and non-functional testing.

• Identify problems and recommend corrective actions.

• Recommend processes for the monitoring and review of standards for consistency and goal definition.

• Configure testing resources and tools to evaluate application functionality, integration, and performance

• Promote the setting of quality objectives.

• Provide staff with insight into quality activities and resource requirements.

• Promote consistent use of terminology across projects/departments within the company.

• Evaluate and recommend standards for adequacy and applicability.

• Additional Project-Specific Responsibilities:

o Apply software engineering techniques

o Perform technical reviews

o Establish and apply testing strategies

o Verify process adherence. Alert client manager of any deviations

o Perform QA audits. Alert client Manager of any findings

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a directly-related technical field is preferred

• Required Experience: A minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of Information Technology, Engineering, Business Administration or Management.

• This is a level 3 Position: 14+ years previous Information Technology, Business or other closely related technical experience (or a combination thereof) is required without a degree. (10+ years with Bachelor’s Degree in applicable fields).

o Experience should involve test methodology design and implementation, along with hands-on experience writing test plans, test cases, test data, and test database creation/sanitizing, problem tracking/resolution, coordinating test activities among multiple testers, creating automated test scripts and maintaining defect logs among other applied skills and knowledge.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Demonstrated experience using XML, or SQL Server

• Experience working with Agile software development teams

• CSQA Certification (Certified Software Quality Analyst)

• Advanced knowledge regarding the design and implementation of QA and testing methodologies in large complex systems using various development methodologies

• Advanced knowledge of test case design and test script writing (manual and automated tests)

• Demonstrated experience with formal SQA methodologies including software development life cycles, testing processes and standards

• Ability to effectively present technical information to various audiences ranging from the client, developer to project manager

• Strong technical writing capability and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical

Additional Requirements:

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


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Program Support Specialist 2 - Communications Coordinator

JOB #: 8885

TITLE: Program Support Specialist 2

SPECIALTY: Communications Coordinator

LOCATION: Vancouver

APPLICATION DUE DATE: 2/20/2019

JOB LENGTH: 1 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. US Citizenship REQUIRED.


Overtime: 5% anticipated

Travel: Up to 5% Travel to Meetings and 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.

Position Overview

This Program Support Specialist position will provide communications and technical writing and writing/editing support to the client. This position will review, create edit and distribute various communications; validating that content is timely, accurate, and relevant and engages appropriate audiences. Working within the Operations Team of the client, the position will provide the client communications support to internal organizational clients and the clients supplier partners, as well as providing writing/editing support to the clients Manager, Strategy/Policy Analyst, co-located Contracting Officer, Operations Team Lead and Contracting Officer’s Technical Representatives (COTRs), aiding in the execution and administration of procurement and program actions, directly impacting the realization of program goals. The client Communications Coordinator may also coordinate or assist with special projects to support process improvement initiatives or facilitate unique procurement actions in the client.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Note: All official drafts, documents and recommendations, as listed below, must be reviewed, finalized and approved / accepted by appropriate client manager or other federal personnel with the authority to do so.

• Support on-going relationships and communication with both internal organizational clients and external suppliers while maintaining confidentiality of the supplemental labor procurement process.

• Become well-versed in the complete contract worker lifecycle, from initial job posting to assignment end, including the client system functionalities and client processes. Will utilize knowledge of the contract worker lifecycle to organize and conduct regular updates with supplier partners to review current job postings, disseminate pertinent information and solicit feedback.

• Analyze and synthesize information, and respond with plans and recommendations on messaging and communication mediums.

o Create and maintain systems for tracking changes to messaging.

• Develop cross functional partnerships; develop a customer service rapport with client managers, team members and supplier partners, and work diligently to nurture and maintain open communication avenues.

• Monitor and track status of day-to-day client operations and communicate this information on a regular basis to clients managers and supplier partners. Promote a consistent flow of information and feedback between the client and its supplier partners.

o Coordinate, organize, and schedule regular “Supplier Partner Updates.” Facilitate/host “Supplier Partner Updates,” providing program updates, job posting status, FAQs and other specialized information, as needed.

o Compile post-Update written summaries and provide to SLMO team for information/historical reference.

o As needed, coordinate, schedule and facilitate “Pre-Job Posting” supplier conferences.

o Collect post-selection feedback, review, consolidate and provide to supplier partners, as appropriate.

o Communicate with and educate managers, suppliers and contract personnel on client program requirements, processes and projects

• Provide additional client point-of-contact, follow-up and support for client managers during the contract job posting process.

• Develop or collaborate on development of change management plans for process changes or system updates impacting clients internal customers and/or supplier partners. Facilitate change management plan to ensure positive adoption of process changes or system updates.

o Collaborate with Public Affairs representatives to develop and disseminate client-related announcements or news stories having client-wide impacts.

o Partner with clients Release Coordinator to determine level/distribution of communication requirements and appropriate training approach (as needed), regarding Fieldglass enhancement releases.

• As documentation needs are identified, provide technical writing as needed, draft and/or edit program-related documents such as operating standards, process documents, step-by-step guides and various procurement documentation requirements.

o Update and maintain client documentation

o Facilitate versioning and tracking of documentation.

o Create and develop client forms

o Develop and publish/distribute the client Digest

· Review various documents and other materials; recommend revisions or changes to scope, format, and content. Propose reorganization of existing or new documentation as needed.

· Update and develop document templates as necessary to facilitate ongoing knowledge capture and retention.

· Actively participate in regular operational team meetings and frequent process improvement meetings

· May attend and participate in briefings, presentations, working groups, and task forces involving a wide range of supplemental labor-related issues and customer-driven improvement opportunities. Work to educate client customers through regular service request engagements, topic-driven training events, and one-on-one problem solving opportunities (see note above).

· Assist client operations team members and/or internal clients with the creation and editing/review of comprehensive “Additional Position Information” (“API”) documents or Statement of Work (SOW) documents.

o May perform in-person position reviews to validate/update API or SOW content.

o May perform in-person interviews with Contracting Officers (CO’s), Contracting Officers Representatives (COR’s), Mangers and other staff to gather information to be used for technical documentation or for supplier communications.

o Perform in-person interviews with Managers and other staff to develop organizational profiles for supplier communications.

· Deliver accurate and thorough completed work, maintain appropriate communications for ongoing work, respond to customer requests, and identify business partner and customer needs.

· As needs are identified, assist with, or perform program coordination tasks associated with special projects.

• Provide status updates for assigned work as requested.

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Corresponding Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Business or a related field is highly preferred.

• Associates degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Business, or a related field is preferred.

o With an Associate’s degree in applicable fields: 7 years of experience in program/project coordination/control and progressively more technical in nature is required.

o With a Bachelor’s degree in applicable fields: 5 years of experience in program/project coordination/control and progressively more technical in nature is required.

o No degree: 9 years of experience in program/project coordination/control and progressively more technical in nature is required.

• Related experience includes minimum combination of work-related experience, 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.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

• 4+ years of experience in, communications (such as corporate communications, change management communications, business services communications, etc.); extensive understanding of communications principles and practices, with additional strengths in writing and editing.

• 2+ years of customer support experience or experience in program/operational support positions.

• Proficiency with SharePoint sufficient to create lists.

• Writing and oral communication skills, listening skills, and analytical reasoning.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Process mapping experience, including expertise with process mapping software (Visio or other similar software).

• Some business analysis experience will be helpful in this position. However, this experience should be balanced with a work history that includes significant communications experience as well as some customer service, and/or operational support.

• Familiarity Visio and MS Project.

• Technical Writing experience.

Additional Requirements:

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

May be required to provide coverage during the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday to answer the client Help Line and respond to urgent emails in the mailbox.


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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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System Administrator 3 - Application Administrator

JOB # 8882

TITLE: System Administrator 3

SPECIALITY:

LOCATION: Portland

Duration start 12 months, lead to multi years contract

APPLICATION DUE DATE: 2/18/2019

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

POSITION OVERVIEW:

o 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.

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 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.

  • Experience with Java/JavaScript and PowerShell.

Additional Requirements:

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

Training Expectations:

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


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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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SR Talent Acquisition Specialist


# 1925 - 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 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 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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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. 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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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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Business Analyst 3 - Energy Efficiency Program Implementation


# 8865

Business Analyst III- ( Energy Efficiency Program Implementation)

Located: Portland, OR,

Duration start 12 months, lead to multi years contract

Application Due 02/05/2019 -

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

OVERVIEW

This contract Business Analyst 3 position will provide support to the Energy Efficiency Programs (PEJC) organization in the Power Services (P) business line of Client’s PEJC promotes the efficient use of energy in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, PEJC administers conservation acquisition contracts, provides technical and administrative support for client’s market transformation activities, and produces and delivers energy efficiency programs, products, and services.

This position will support the Sector Leads and other staff in the day to day operation of energy efficiency program implementation. This position will provide critical support to the non-residential lighting program and the Trade Ally Network NW program, which requires an increasing amount of support to utilities, end-use customers, trade allies, internal staff, and other related stakeholders.

Organization & Culture

The PEJC team collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to identify opportunities to save energy and then develops energy efficiency programs and measures that are provided to the public utilities of the Northwest for implementation. These programs span all sectors of the economy and range from very simple transactional measures to highly complex region wide infrastructure development programs.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Implementation

  • Serve as primary technical expert for non-residential lighting including knowledge specific to non-residential lighting technology and overall program implementation.
  • •Provide expertise for the lighting calculator throughout its life cycle: from modelling and scenario development of payments and incentives, as project manager facilitating development and programming of lighting calculator improvements, as trainer that provides education and trainer associated with versions of the lighting calculator, and as a project-level reviewer that provides expert recommendations associated with eligible measures and projects.
  • •Provide customer service related to energy efficiency program implementation; track, record, and respond to phone calls or emails coming from internal stakeholders, customer utility staff, private utility Program Managers and 3rd-party implementation firms.
  • Respond to questions including, but not limited to: timing of implementation, location of program materials and forms, training opportunities and collaboration opportunities; or, direct inquiry to the appropriate staff for response.
  • •Track, analyze, and report on timing of customer service inquiries; recommend and support implementation of process improvements to enhance response time and quality.
  • •Track, monitor and facilitate resolution of issues and risks identified within energy efficiency end user projects, as well as compliance-related dependencies;
  • Organize and archive feedback in order to keep applicable Program Managers and Sector Leads informed on the issues and feedback provided. Provide recommendations to appropriate staff members for resolution of identified issues.
  • Working under the direction of assigned Sector Leads, support refinement of, updates to, and development of programmatic-related content in the Energy Efficiency Implementation Manual.
  • Review Implementation Manual language and provide recommendations for updates.
  • Work within the established measure development process to develop language for new measures.
  • Coordinate across energy efficiency sectors to promote consistency where relevant and appropriate, e.g. in cross-sector heating and cooling technology-related measures.
  • Collaborate across energy efficiency sectors and seek consensus on new or updated Implementation Manual content.
  • As assigned, serve as Field Inspector to the Supply Chain COR (Contracting Officer’s Representative)
  • Support the development and implementation of scopes of work including working with stakeholders and internal staff to collect input and review final work plans, such as the 3rd-party implemented Trade Ally Network NW.
  • Note: The role of the Field Inspector is to observe and report conditions and performance to the COR. Responsibilities are limited to testing, observing, and reporting. The field inspector can provide input and information to the COR but cannot be responsible for accepting work. Acceptance must be performed by employee that the CO has appointed as the COR.
  • Provide project management, coordination, tracking, and facilitate program continuous improvement:
  • Create project plans: Working under the direction of assigned Sector Leads and or Program Managers draft the creation of actionable work plans necessary to support the implementation and implementation related activities (e.g. promotion and communication) of programs and initiatives within the commercial sector energy efficiency portfolio.
  • Track project and program deliverables/milestones: Using project/program plans as a roadmap to track performance against pre-established milestones and timelines. As necessary, work with assigned Sector Lead and Program Managers to adjust plans should conditions evolve that necessitates such a change.
  • Provide status updates to designated staff: Proactively communicate project progress to all impacted stakeholders as outlined in project communication plans. Work with SMEs in the program marketing and agency communications teams as appropriate. Should deviation from planned activities be warranted, work with assigned Sector Lead and or Program Managers to adjust plans and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
  • Strategize with Sector Lead, provide recommendations to correct problems, address barriers, and identify project/program performance improvement opportunities.
  • Develop / draft and recommend new or revised change management processes, procedures and/or workflows to address customer and end-user requirements.
  • Take a pro-active stance on risk-management:
  • Recommend course correction and mitigation options as needed.
  • Participate in Energy Efficiency Programs at meetings with national and regional EE working groups.Designated EE industry groups include, but are not limited to DesignLights Consortium, WSU (Washington State University) Energy Extension, DLC (Design Lights Consortium), Emerging Technology, & NEEA (Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance).
  • Keep informed and actively engaged within the industry to understand technology advancements, changing market trends, and associated regulatory policies.
  • Gather, compile, and analyze information obtained during representation; share with other subject matter experts designated internal stakeholders.
  • Utilize a wide variety of department data, processing systems and software applications including: Interim System 2.0 (IS2.0), Customer Contract Management (CCM), Customer Data Management (CDM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), MS Excel, and SharePoint, etc. Perform data mining, tracking, analysis and reporting functions;
  • Conduct analysis of measure and project level data;
  • Use data to provide expert opinions and recommendations to client’s programs.

Research and Analysis

  • Conduct research and prepare reports, white papers and/or summaries on energy efficiency related subjects including:
  • Program implementation findings reports using key program information such as project invoices, expenses and budgets, and reported kilowatt-hour savings.
  • Program/project level potential for savings and costs,
  • Market status and trends,
  • Technical approaches,
  • Program design concepts and related barriers,
  • Data analysis,
  • Emerging technologies,
  • Provide expert opinions and recommendations based on research findings.
  • Under the direction of Sector Lead or Program Manager, conduct research and interview internal customers, end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties to gather and understand customer and/or end-user requirements. Analyze impacts and risks and present recommendations for management and stakeholder’s consideration and approval.
  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, translate detailed information into management-level briefings, provide informed recommendations, and proactively incorporate findings and insights into project and change management plans, as appropriate.
  • Support Market Research team efforts by reviewing work plans and draft reports and providing written analysis as requested. Provide informed opinions and recommendations related to market research findings.

Collaboration and Communication

  1. Collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of internal technical and business experts, including the assigned Sector Lead and Project Manager (PM) in individual and group settings to assist and recommend project team requirements.
  2. Maintain regular and consistent communication regarding project / assignment status and concerns with appropriate parties, including the manager, Sector Lead, project manager, stakeholders, project team, etc. This may include using SharePoint for project documentation, coordination and tracking.
  3. Under direction of Sector Lead, assist in planning and carrying out the project or assignment (delivery) including resolving most problems, coordinating the work with others, providing recommendations for program approach including the methods and techniques to be employed.
  4. Present information and materials in meetings with internal and external customers:
  5. Draft and present technical content for and deliver webinars and presentations to utilities, trade allies, and internal staff..Develop and present information and/or proposals to a variety of audiences from personnel to senior managers and executives, and obtain buy-in for the proposals.

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Corresponding Experience (required on matrix)

  • Associates degree in business administration, management, accounting, computer science or a related field is preferred. Associates degree may substitute for 2 years related experience (see below)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, computer science, engineering or a related field is preferred. Bachelor’s degree can substitute for 4 years related experience (see below)
  • Related Experience – a minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is desired. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business analysis and progressively more technical in nature.
  • Minimum Related Experience: This is a Level 3 position: 12+ years experience is required. (8+ years with Bachelor’s Degree in specified or closely-related field; 10+ years with Associate’s degree in specified or closely-related field).

Required Technical Skills & Experience (required on matrix)

  • 5 years’ experience in project coordination and management.
  • Total of 8 years’ experience working in one or more of the following areas related to utility EE programs: lighting program implementation, lighting industry sales or management, lighting system design, HVAC program implementation, management of field teams, program marketing, building energy management, energy efficiency auditing for commercial or industrial businesses, systems commissioning, trade ally/installation contractor engagement, testing or promoting emerging technologies, conducting energy efficiency market research, developing program implementation scopes of work.
  • A working knowledge of state energy codes and federal standards specific to lighting.
  • 3 years’ experience using software-based EE tools, such as Excel-based lighting and HVAC savings calculators.

Preferred Skills & Experience (optional on matrix)

  • Knowledge and experience completing lighting and/or HVAC audits for commercial and industrial facilities.

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


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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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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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Business Analyst 2


8851

Business Analyst 2.

Located in Vancouver, WA

Duration start 12 months, lead to multi years contract

Application Due 01/28/19

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

The full-time contract Business Analyst 2 position will work within Client’s Transmission Engineering & Technical Services (TE) organization. This position will assist with development of process improvement efforts that align TE with strategies developed by the Transmission Executives and Tier III Management. This includes requirements documentation for reporting systems used to manage several hundred active projects from project initiation through execution to completion and close-out. The current state of the processes and tools to support this is still immature and there is a strong emphasis on coordination and facilitation for the Business Analyst in this position. The initial effort will be to develop and coordinate the efforts needed to mature the organization and to coordinate the development of cross functional processes and training. This position will work with a team of Business Analysts and Business Systems Analysts internal and external to TE to coordinate the development and maturation of the business processes within TE, setting the standard for Transmission.

Organization & Culture

Engineering & Technical Services is responsible for implementing the Transmission Capital Program, providing technical support for the Transmission Maintenance Program and providing real property services to the agency. Technical experts promote the development and integration of advanced technologies to improve system reliability and reduce costs.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Translate high level objectives provided by TE leadership into testable, measurable functional specifications.
  • Research and document integrated functional requirements from multiple sources.
  • Analyze and document / draft cross functional workflows.
  • Draft use cases, demonstrating how each class of user interacts with each system function.
  • Assist staff with the prioritization of initial feature development and subsequent releases.
  • Draft effective user interfaces, addressing human factor design considerations.
  • Coordinate and communicate evolving requirements throughout the complete project life cycle.
  • Draft, document, and present detailed enterprise integration plans to appropriate manager /PM/ team lead for consideration and acceptance.
  • Coordinate systems deployments using established project management methodologies.
  • As requested by the manager/staff, facilitate ongoing process development with an emphasis on alignment to the business vision and goals.
  • Proactively coordinate the development of business processes to support the future state vision.
  • Decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to resolve solution vs. requirements conflicts. Alert the Manager or other staff of any conflicts.
  • Gather, organize, and reconcile data sets from various sources to verify data systems remain stable and retain integrity.
  • Work with appropriate manager / personnel to facilitate resolution of conflicting priorities and requirements, as well as conflicting team positions in order to build consensus among stakeholders and team members.
  • Employ basic project management guidance and assistance for TE projects as assigned by the TE manager, including:
  • Creating project plans and resource strategies required to advance each assigned project / defined effort.
  • Utilizing tools and mechanisms, such as SharePoint and MS Project to manage work effort and projects.
  • Identifying and requesting necessary subject matter experts and resources needed to execute work projects.
  • Serving as a liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, including planning project stages and assessing business implications for each stage.
  • Coordinating activities for designated projects to enable goals and objectives of the project to be accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
  • Monitoring progress of assigned projects to track timelines, milestones, deadlines, standards and targets, alerting Program manager(s) of any obstacles / potential delays to project timelines, targets or success; providing corrective action recommendations as needed.
  • Creating a process for, and tracking project issues and risks, recommending corrective actions to address and implementing approved recommendations / actions.
  • Maintain regular and consistent communication regarding assignment status and concerns with appropriate parties, including the manager and stakeholders.
  • Coordinate weekly systems operations meetings, including agenda-setting, facilitation, and development of materials utilizing applications such as Visio and PowerPoint.
  • Recommend areas for process and efficiency improvements to appropriate manager / team lead / personnel; implement management-approved improvement efforts in streamlining TE work and processes.
  • Collaborate with appropriate manager / team lead / personnel to define and draft process and procedure documentation for the reporting system, which may include new and existing processes and/or procedures. Create and draft change management plans and user guides to implement new processes for review, finalization and approval by the manager/team lead.

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Corresponding Experience (required on matrix)

  • Associates degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Computer science or in a closely-related field is preferred. Associates degree can substitute for 2 years related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, Organizational Development or a related discipline is preferred. Bachelor’s degree can substitute for 4 years of related experience.
  • This is a level 2 position: 9 years previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required without a degree. (7 years’ experience with an applicable Associate’s degree; 5 years’ experience with an applicable Bachelor’s Degree) is required. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business analysis and progressively more technical in nature.

Required Technical Skills & Experience (required on matrix)

  • 2-4 years’ experience applying methodology to process improvement and optimization efforts across multiple business units within a defined enterprise.
  • Experience performing and documenting root cause analysis and recommendation.
  • Proficiency using the following software:
  • Microsoft Access and Microsoft Project sufficient to: understand how the underlying data is stored and arranged. The selected candidate will not be expected to build Access Databases or Create MSP Schedules but a basic understanding of both is required to help with mapping processes.
  • Microsoft SharePoint sufficient to: understand how data is presented using SharePoint Industry best practices. Knowledge of web part creation, document library set up and SharePoint workflows and how SharePoint interacts with other software solutions.
  • Visio flowcharts sufficient to: create complex flow charts and process maps that represent current and future state processes. The use of Visio should be based on industry best practices and use swim lanes or SIPOC (Supplier Input Process Output Customer) methodologies. Use of hyperlinks and shape data elements and other advanced features is desired.

Preferred Skills & Experience (optional on matrix)

  • Experience in working with reporting tools and rules engines.
  • Knowledge of and experience using the ADKAR model for change management.
  • Knowledge of the International Institute of Business Analyst (IIBA) or Project Management Institute (PMI) business analysis Body of Knowledge and the applicable professional certification (Six Sigma certification or Green Belt is preferred).
  • Additional Requirements (not required on matrix)

Other:

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

Training Provided

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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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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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Mechanical Development Engineer

Job #: 2646

Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Development Engineer

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 2 year contract

Competitive salary with full benefit package

Overview:

The main function of a mechanical engineer is to research and investigate the design, functionality and maintenance of mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes. A typical mechanical engineer has the ability to make engineering drawings, and read and interpret blueprints.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and detail vehicle components and systems.
  • Interface with Engineering Analysis personnel to determine the most effective and economic materials to be used in product systems and components.
  • Interface with Test & Development personnel to identify and analyze problems encountered in prototype development and testing.
  • Provide creative technically feasible solutions.
  • Interface and coordinate with Purchasing, Vendors, Manufacturing, and other Engineering personnel in the bills of materials, value analysis and testing phases of product development.
  • Evaluate state of the art developments in the vehicle industry and apply the latest advances.
  • Apply statistical and engineering techniques in designing and testing.
  • Use programming and modeling techniques in conjunction with mathematical analysis.
  • Interface with Product Regulation and Compliance personnel to design vehicles that meet government regulations, restrictions, and codes.

Required background experience and skills:

  • MS degree or BS degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or commensurate work experience.
  • 6+ years of experience in product engineering design areas required.
  • Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Team player and detail oriented.
  • Ability to make sketches, engineering drawings and common computations.
  • Extensive NX, or similar CAD system, experience required.


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Business Systems Analyst


Business System Analyst (Data Analyst – SQL and/ or SAS)

Portland, OR

Duration start 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:

  • This position is responsible for creating high customer and shareholder value by building, providing and improving customer-related data analysis services.

    Ideal candidate will have:

    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with critical thinking and capable of dealing with complex problems.

  • Expert knowledge and at least 5 years’ experience in computer programming using SQL and/or SAS.

  • Proficient oral and written communication skills and able to listen and ask probing questions to discern client requests and provide results in a concise manner.

  • In-depth, comprehensive understanding of database marketing and statistical analysis processes and methodologies.

  • Experience using databases and analytical processes for customer/marketing related analytics highly desirable.

Excellent project management skills;

demonstrated success in planning, implementing, and leading major complex and unique projects to completion.


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DevOps Security Engineer



Dev Security Ops engineer

Location: Portland, OR

Duration : 6 months ( renewable )


Technical Skills

  1. 4+ years for devolopment
  2. Certifications CISSP, GSEC,
  3. Skills: Puppet, AWS, AZURE Skills in-depth knowledge of Python, Ruby, or other common languages used in DevOps, Security as Code,
  4. Understanding of Terraform, Puppet, BitBucket, Conduct review of code Develop or maintain security policies within DevOps technology platforms


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Cyber Security Control Assessor

#9418

Job Title: Security Control Assessor

Duration: 1 year contract - contract to hire option
Location: Portland, OR


Description:


Great opportunity to join a top employer embarking on a massive overhaul and modernization of their security infrastructure. The Security Assurance team is tasked with enterprise-wide security assessments to baseline organizational assets, critical information systems, emerging technologies and remediation plans. In this position you will analyze assessment efforts to provide management with a complete view of known vulnerabilities and associated risks.


Scope of assessment includes but not limited to: a detailed report of all findings or gaps associated with a system(s), the beginning of defining the POA&M and Security Assessment Report SAR deliverables.


If you are looking to utilize your leadership and strategy skills in a greenfield opportunity, this is the job for you. The candidate will need to be able to speak to a methodology for defining the likelihood of a vulnerability being leveraged to cause harm and how it could impact business




Skill and Experience Wish List

  • Ability to review technical and operational controls and evaluate the effectiveness of the controls
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical details in business language
  • The ability to handle multiple projects in a fluid process 3-5 years experience with Security Testing and Evaluation
  • Must have the ability to do Web Application Testing, Test a system based on a set of controls, and document the outcome of the control experience using tools such as
    • Acunetix
    • ZAP
    • Fiddler
    • BURP Suite
    • Nessus
    • IP360
    • Tripwire CCM


  • Experience with the following frameworks and standards, ISO 27002, NIST SP 800-37, 800-39, 800-53 rev4 , and other 800 series standards, Policies and Procedures Vulnerability and Risk Assessment process and procedures.
  • CEH Certification would be a HUGE +.
  • Experience with penetration testing, network mapping and vulnerability management tools.
  • Experience in the generation of management reports and technical remediation plans to address infrastructure concerns.






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Operations Support Coordinator (Joint Use )

Job #: 1798

job title: Operations Support Coordinator (Joint Use )

Location: Beaverton, OR

Duration: 1 year contract

Competitive rate plus full benefit package



Brief Job Description:

Department Coordinator and Support professional needed in our client's fast paced Joint Use office. In this role you'll support multiple permitting processes in Joint Use, related Joint Use activity and billing including but not limited to:

  • Compiles and analyzes data, does corporate receivables/bill receivables.
  • Data Entry, some analysis and problem solving ability necessary.
  • Review permits received for deficiencies and notify licensees of any issues (understand w/ training the permit process and requirements of processing a permit)
  • Process accurate billing from permits that can be complex and require strong attention to detail.
  • Will be working on other assignments as needed for Permitting, Field Operations, Wireless and FITNES.
  • Work independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects.
  • General office support such as typing, operate office equipment, office procedures/practices.
  • Collects information, answers inquiries. Produces documents using appropriate resources and technology.



REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Entry-level position requiring 3 to 5 years of related experience.
  • College degree preferred, but not required depending on work experience
  • Strong Problem Solving Skills
  • Very strong accuracy & attention to detail
  • Resource needs to be comfortable working independently in a fast paced environment
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel (intermediate knowledge)
  • Must have strong Word (Mail Merg, Footnotes, Math/Columns)
  • People Soft, DMS, Access data base, relational data bases and other software applications specific to the functional business area- preferred.



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Sr.  IT Project Manager


# 1770 - Sr. Project Manager

5 months end of year(renewable)

Location – Portland, OR

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager is a highly experienced Project Manager with a solid track record of successfully managing several diverse IT related projects to successful conclusions, bringing the projects in “on time, on budget, and in scope” with high approval ratings from their clients and sponsors. The Senior Project Manager may be assigned to manage multiple projects concurrently. This position oversees all aspects of the project life cycle, using formal project management methodology and approved tools to develop a project plan, budget, schedule, risk management approach, change management plan, and communications plan. An Individual serving in this role is responsible for co-ordination of all project related activities, including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities to members serving on the project team, and communicating work, schedule, budget, risk and issue status to stakeholders and IT management.

Type of Project: please provide a short description of the project: Web Fitness - Leverage new CC&B technologies to improve customer experiences in Web and outages systems. Web will improve customer experiences related to account summary pages, outages, alerts and improve PDD online bill experiences.

EV Billing - This project coincides with existing Transportation Electrification 10 Program to enable EV enrollment and billing.

Flex Pricing - Implementation of Flex post pricing program website customer portal into 11 CET. The 2018 Flex Pricing Program consists of 2 components: FLEX Pilots Integration and New Pricing

Program post CET.
Mobile Customer App - Build an initial phase of residential and small business mobile 12 application. A native mobile application will allow for a more streamline device specific experience for mobile users and allow users access to device OS behaviors and features.
What is the size of the team this resource will be working with? Unknown

• Required Skills:

Typically a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering

Management or equivalent work experience in related discipline.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Preferred 8 - 10 years of experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of large scale IT systems, with 3 or more years in a Project Management role.

Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively as a leader in a team environment.
Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.

Solid understanding of current technologies in use a
A good understanding of the software development and system implementation process, including requirements gathering.
A solid background in system design techniques, testing, implementation, release and version control, and training approaches
#years’ experience required: 8 – 10 years
Preferred job skills: Waterfall and Agile SCRUM project management, MS Project, Office Suite


  • Top 3 skills to be successful in this role: Strong communications, able to work with diverse personalities, determined


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Analysis Engineer (vehicle Multi-body Dynamics)

Job # 2591

Job Title: Analysis Engineer (Vehicle -Multibody Dynamics)

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 2+ year contract

Job Overview

Immediate opening for Analysis Engineer to join a small talented engineering team tasked with performing vehicle dynamic analysis using multi-body simulation tools. This is a long term 2-year contract with option to hire.

Top 3 Must Have's:

  1. Overall experience with vehicle dynamics, good understanding of how a vehicle responds and what contributes
  2. Use of SimPack
  3. Ability to work in a team environment

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct multibody dynamic (MBD) analysis of complex full vehicles, systems, and components.
  • Leverage MBD tools to develop solutions that support client’s brand in the areas of safety, reliability and best in class performance
  • Support development and implementation of new Multibody Fatigue Based Durability process (iMage).
  • Assemble full vehicle MBD models and provide system level interface loads using these models in support of system level FEA.
  • Process and leverage test data to correlate and define model input characteristics
  • Document analysis results and provide solutions to design and testing related to vehicle dynamics and system/component performance.
  • Create and present materials to executive management
  • Improve competitive market position by keeping abreast of state-of-the-art developments in the truck industry and applying the new knowledge that continuously improve work environment, systems, tools, and processes.
  • Manage multiple assignments concurrently, and prioritize them in a manner consistent with business goals.
  • Successfully implement projects on time and within budget keeping management informed of project issues, delays and risks.
  • Supervise service providers and ensure project timing and budgets are adhered too.
  • Demonstrate good judgment when working with suppliers, Purchasing, Materials, Manufacturing, Quality, Warranty, Marketing, and other departments in the product development and testing phases.
  • Support the definition of IT processes, hardware and software for CAE applications at client (geometry, models, documentation).

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related technical discipline with 2 years of related experience; OR an Associate degree and 4 years of related experience; in lieu of a degree, must have 8 years of related industry experience and 1 year group leader, project lead, or mentoring experience required.
  • Experience in the fields of numerical methods and automotive industry required.
  • Demonstrated CAE multibody experience required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in nCode or similar data processing tools required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in SimPack or other multi-body dynamics tools required.
  • Basic programming knowledge in MatLab, Python or similar required to support process development.
  • Experience in structural dynamics or any of the following vehicle dynamics topics: steering, handling, ride or NVH required.
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of common tire modeling methods preferred.
  • Experience preparing & giving presentations to small groups required.
  • Understanding of engineering & upstream/downstream processes required.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal & written skills required.
  • Working knowledge of dynamic system response and demonstrated application of dynamic analysis to structural designs.
  • Knowledge of vehicle assembly plant processes preferred.
  • Experience with client systems preferred.


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SQL Server Developer

#812018

Title: SQL Developer- Consultant

Location: Portland, OR

Term: long term contract with rate and full benefit package or 1099

Brief Job Description:

Immediate opening for senior level SQL Developer to join a talented client team in Portland, OR for a key project. On this assignment you’ll be 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.

Must have:

  • 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.

Skill and Education requirements:

  • 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.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau (preferred)
  • Design and development of data warehouses (preferred)
  • Microsoft SQL Server certifications. (preferred)
  • Programming experience in a language other than SQL (preferred)
  • Oracle querying experience. (preferred)


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Product Specialist II

Product Specialist II

Portland, OR

Duration 2 years

Application Dateline 07/25

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/ Green Card REQUIRED

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide product support and expertise for assigned product area. Analyze competitors and market data to identify opportunities and recommend product changes.

Support Product Planning Manager within product line related to strategy development and supporting information (data, trends, needs, reactions to competitors’ actions, etc.).

Manage Product Planning’s input for the Option Control System process. Provide data usage analysis for unpublished component coverage in order to determine potential inclusion of new product options as published. Recommend and implement changes as necessary.

Interface with all departments (engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, etc.) to insure assigned products receive regular product maintenance and the Data Books are up to date, reliable and contain the appropriate product option coverage. Insure marketing input is regularly funneled to the pricing activity, and that market-sensitive published pricing is maintained.

Provide product technical support and material suggestions for the development of content for FABS, product promotions and training materials.

Analyze competitive brand product lines, options, pricing strategy, product positioning, application, strengths/weaknesses, opportunities, threats and customer focus.

OVERVIEW OF THE BUSINESS GROUP AND TEAM:

This team is part of the marketing and strategy group. They handle marketing, pricing, sales support to the organization. Within Product Strategy; this team handles all the market analysis, trend analysis, product dev, and product management for the product development programs.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1 year of related experience OR an associate’s degree with 2 years of related experience OR 6 years of related experience required (experience should be similar to project management in a technical environment and some commercial truck industry experience would be preferred.)
  • Technical Acumen is a must
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Ability to work in team setting required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required (2 years of experience)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities required
  • Training and/or experience in lean principals, problem solving techniques and waste elimination preferred

This person will manage multiple medium sized product development projects. They will take over from the approval through the implementation stages. The candidate will have ownership and be able to make recommendations on improvements. Must be able to work well in a team, communicate well, collaboration is huge, detail oriented.

There will be job shadowing to start to ensure that items are being completed. They'll be reviewing the content to learn the departments, processes, and products.