Position


Administrative Services Assistant 3

Title: Administrative Services Assistant 3

Specialty: Administrative Support

Job #: 9261

Application Due Date: 2019-10-21

Location: Vancouver, WA

Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package

Position Overview:

This contract Administrative Services Assistant 3 position provides a wide variety of professional and confidential administrative support as well as data entry and tracking to the Client’s Transmission Sales (TSE) and Transmission Account Services (TSES) organizations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a wide variety of confidential administrative/clerical tasks for the managers and staff for the assigned organization, 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 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 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 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 proof reading, 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 IV 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 team work 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 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 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 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 Client manager 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 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 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 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 on-boarding 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 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 Client travel procedures and policies.
    • Track, monitor and notify 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 (BES), 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 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 site 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. Assists 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.

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 support, manage, edit and maintain site.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

• Working knowledge of SharePoint or similar system.

Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

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

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

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

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


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Job #: 5598-1
Location: Beaverton, OR
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a well-respected international market leader, located near Washington Square Mall in Beaverton.

The SQL Server Developer will help the scrum teams create performant backend code (queries, triggers, sprocs, etc) going forward. They will also review past work and identify poor performant code, as well as monitor live performance and proactively provide guidance to hot spots (poor performance) in production code.

Required Skills:
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  • Experience with the following:
  • MS SQL
  • SSIS
  • SSRS
  • Performance/Tuning tools
  • Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience. Fluency in English.

Preferred Skills:
  • Scrum experience.
  • Experience with TFS, BI, data visualization tools desired.
  • Good team player
  • Self-driven
  • Ownership of work


THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO W-2 CANDIDATES ONLY. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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


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Title: Reporting Analyst
Job #: 5589-1
Location: Beaverton, OR
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a well-respected international market leader, located near Washington Square Mall in Beaverton.

The Reporting Analyst II develops reports, queries, views, dashboards, and so on, which provide information to ECA internal clients, stakeholders, managers, and other constituents. Reports may range from quick, ad-hoc queries to formal, complex reporting which occurs on a regular cyclic basis. The environment is primarily SQL Server, .Net, SSRS, and MS Excel, with occasional need for SSIS. The Reporting Analyst II may work independently or under the supervision of a Team Lead, Senior Reporting Analyst, or other.

The role requires a strong foundation in relational databases, MS SQL Server, SSRS, ability to understand business requirements and work with requestors to develop reporting solutions which meet their need, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and tight timelines.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Utilize SSRS and SQL on a daily basis to produce accurate, timely results in response to complex, time-bound problems.
  • Work with a variety of requestors (BSAs, clients, managers, operations, etc.) to analyze and understand requirements (intent).
  • Design, build, and implement reporting solutions which meet user requirements.
  • Maintain and support existing reports, reporting tools, and reporting libraries.
  • Follow prescribed software development standards, processes, procedures, methodologies, etc., according to departmental policies and conventions.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation.
  • Interact and correspond professionally with team members, project management, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Account for and accurately log time against project work

Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated and sustained professional or academic interest and experience in reporting, data visualization and presentation, BI, and/or data warehousing.
  • 3+ years hands-on experience with MS SSRS, in-depth understanding of its features and capabilities across versions, fluent in RDL, strongly proficient with SSRS.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline, relevant technical training / coursework, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective reporting solutions from business requirements.
  • Strong SQL skills, able to create and to evaluate complex SQL statements involving numerous tables and complex relationships.
  • Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience. Fluency in English.

Preferred Skills:
  • SSIS experience desired.
  • Experience with TFS, BI, data visualization tools desired.


THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO W-2 CANDIDATES ONLY. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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


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Job #: 5616-1
Location: Lake Success, NY
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a well-respected market leader, located near Washington Square Mall in Beaverton.

The Production Data Analyst (DA) develops database queries, scripts, tools, and methods to manage data according to client requirements, within defined technical standards, and within time constraints. Emphasis is on ETL procedures. The DA is proficient with relational database concepts and practices, is able to evaluate and write complex SQL queries, and can create and maintain common database objects such as views, stored procedures, and user-defined functions. The DA should be familiar with and able to utilize code management and/or revision control tools and follow standard software development practices. The majority of time is spent developing and refining ETL processes, writing update queries, and writing ad-hoc queries on behalf of clients and stakeholders.

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  • Write custom and ad-hoc SQL queries and update queries.
  • Follow prescribed software development standards, processes, procedures, methodologies, etc., according to departmental policies and conventions.
  • Interact and correspond professionally with team members, project management, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Account for and accurately log time against project work.


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  • Strong SQL skills, able to create and to evaluate complex SQL statements involving numerous tables and complex relationships.
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  • Experience developing and maintaining ETL procedures.
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  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience. Fluency in English.


THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO W-2 CANDIDATES ONLY. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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


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Title: Data Analyst
Job #: 5588-1
Location: Beaverton, OR
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a well-respected market leader, located near Washington Square Mall in Beaverton.

The Production Data Analyst (DA) develops database queries, scripts, tools, and methods to manage data according to client requirements, within defined technical standards, and within time constraints. Emphasis is on ETL procedures. The DA is proficient with relational database concepts and practices, is able to evaluate and write complex SQL queries, and can create and maintain common database objects such as views, stored procedures, and user-defined functions. The DA should be familiar with and able to utilize code management and/or revision control tools and follow standard software development practices. The majority of time is spent developing and refining ETL processes, writing update queries, and writing ad-hoc queries on behalf of clients and stakeholders.

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  • Develop and maintain ETL procedures according to client specifications and within defined technical standards.
  • Develop and maintain database stored procedures, user-defined functions, views, triggers and other common database objects.
  • Write custom and ad-hoc SQL queries and update queries.
  • Follow prescribed software development standards, processes, procedures, methodologies, etc., according to departmental policies and conventions.
  • Interact and correspond professionally with team members, project management, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Account for and accurately log time against project work.

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  • 2+ years hands-on experience with MS SQL Server, 2008 R2 or higher, as a developer or DBA.
  • Strong SQL skills, able to create and to evaluate complex SQL statements involving numerous tables and complex relationships.
  • Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Basic understanding of and experience with query performance tuning.
  • Experience developing and maintaining ETL procedures.
  • Experience with SSIS preferred.
  • Experience or familiarity with C# or Visual Basic is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience. Fluency in English.


THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO W-2 CANDIDATES ONLY. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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


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Title: Reporting Analyst
Job #: 5442-1
Location: Beaverton, OR
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a well-respected market leader, located near Washington Square Mall in Beaverton.

The Reporting Analyst II develops reports, queries, views, dashboards, and so on, which provide information to ECA internal clients, stakeholders, managers, and other constituents. Reports may range from quick, ad-hoc queries to formal, complex reporting which occurs on a regular cyclic basis. The environment is primarily SQL Server, .Net, SSRS, and MS Excel, with occasional need for SSIS. The Reporting Analyst II may work independently or under the supervision of a Team Lead, Senior Reporting Analyst, or other.

The role requires a strong foundation in relational databases, MS SQL Server, SSRS, ability to understand business requirements and work with requestors to develop reporting solutions which meet their need, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and tight timelines.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Utilize SSRS and SQL on a daily basis to produce accurate, timely results in response to complex, time-bound problems.
  • Work with a variety of requestors (BSAs, clients, managers, operations, etc.) to analyze and understand requirements (intent).
  • Design, build, and implement reporting solutions which meet user requirements.
  • Maintain and support existing reports, reporting tools, and reporting libraries.
  • Follow prescribed software development standards, processes, procedures, methodologies, etc., according to departmental policies and conventions.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation.
  • Interact and correspond professionally with team members, project management, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Account for and accurately log time against project work
Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated and sustained professional or academic interest and experience in reporting, data visualization and presentation, BI, and/or data warehousing.
  • 3+ years hands-on experience with MS SSRS, in-depth understanding of its features and capabilities across versions, fluent in RDL, strongly proficient with SSRS.
  • BS Computer Science or related discipline, relevant technical training / coursework, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective reporting solutions from business requirements.
  • Strong SQL skills, able to create and to evaluate complex SQL statements involving numerous tables and complex relationships.
  • Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • SSIS experience desired.
  • Experience with TFS, BI, data visualization tools desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience. Fluency in English.


THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO W-2 CANDIDATES ONLY. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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


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Title: Business Systems Analyst
Job #: 5626-1
Location: Beaverton, OR
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is an outstanding to work in a well-respected market leader, located near Washington Square Mall in Beaverton.

This team manages and shepherds data through the entire lifecycle of a project. Each project, while unique, undergoes a similar lifecycle and series of operations, including initial gathering/scrubbing/loading of client data, notifying potential class members, receiving claim information, computing and disbursing settlement amounts, and so on. Each of these steps will be reflected by and/or have material effect on the underlying case data. The Business System Analyst (BSA) is responsible for understanding the requirements for a particular project, or step of a project, and determining how those functional requirements translate into technical specifications. The BSA translates functional requirements into a technical statement of work from which developers can code solutions. The BSA works directly with Client Services, Technical Project Managers, Data Analysts, QC Analysts, other BSAs, department Team Leads, and others to understand all aspects of the case and to determine and document the data-oriented solution.

Key characteristics that we are looking for are:
  • Being self-directed/go-getter
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experienced with Project Management
  • Expertise with SQL and the Microsoft tool stack and superior abilities to create frameworks.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Understand the entire lifecycle of a class action or similar matter, determine what data is required based on functional requirements, and define how that data and business rules will translate to internal applications.
  • Develop and publish technical specifications, technical requirements, and other documentation, as required.
  • Design data mappings and transformations which will be used to drive ETL procedures.
  • Work with QA Analysts to design testing strategies and plans to ensure all outcomes are as expected.
  • Using tools such as Excel, Access, SQL Server, and others, directly query, assess, and analyze data to ensure requirements are being met.
  • Serve as liaison between Client Services (business) and Data Analysts (technical) teams to keep production work flowing smoothly.
  • Work with Technical Project Managers to ensure all required steps and actions are captured in project plans, and that project timelines seem reasonable.
  • Lead, conduct, or consult in user acceptance test exercises to ensure results are acceptable and meet requirements.
  • Follow prescribed software development standards, processes, procedures, methodologies, etc., according to departmental policies and conventions.
  • Interact and correspond professionally with team members, project management, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Account for and accurately log time against project work.


Required Skills:
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • 4+ years of experience as Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Process Specialist, or other role where business functional requirements are captured and decomposed.
  • Proficient with MS Office tools, particularly Excel.
  • Experience with relational databases and ability to comprehend moderately complex SQL logic desired.
  • Basic understanding of data modeling and data organization desired.
  • Basic understanding of and experience with extract, transform, load (ETL) concepts, tools, and practices desired.
  • Ability to work in an environment with immediate deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience. Fluent in English.


THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO W-2 CANDIDATES ONLY. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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


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Data Analyst


# 5259 –

Production Data Analyst

Duration: 2 years

Location: Beaverton, OR

Position open for W-2 only

The Production Data Analyst (DA) develops database queries, scripts, tools, and methods to manage data according to client requirements, within defined technical standards, and within time constraints. Emphasis is on ETL procedures.

The DA is proficient with relational database concepts and practices, is able to evaluate and write complex SQL queries, and can create and maintain common database objects such as views, stored procedures, and user-defined functions. The DA should be familiar with and able to utilize code management and/or revision control tools and follow standard software development practices. The majority of time is spent developing and refining ETL processes, writing update queries, and writing ad-hoc queries on behalf of clients and stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain ETL procedures according to client specifications and within defined technical standards.
  • Develop and maintain database stored procedures, user-defined functions, views, triggers and other common database objects.
  • Write custom and ad-hoc SQL queries and update queries.
  • Follow prescribed software development standards, processes, procedures, methodologies, etc., according to departmental policies and conventions.
  • Interact and correspond professionally with team members, project management, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Account for and accurately log time against project work.

Required Qualifications

  • BS Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience.
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with MS SQL Server, 2008 R2 or higher, as a developer or DBA.
  • Strong SQL skills, able to create and to evaluate complex SQL statements involving numerous tables and complex relationships.
  • Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Basic understanding of and experience with query performance tuning.
  • Experience developing and maintaining ETL procedures.
  • Experience with SSIS preferred.
  • Experience or familiarity with C# or Visual Basic is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience. Fluency in English.

Pre-Employment Requirement:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

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

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

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


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QA Analyst


# 5612 -QA Analyst –

Beaverton, OR

Duration 1-2 years

Job Description

This is an outstanding 1-2 years opportunity with our client, a well-respected market leader in Beaverton, OR.

Job responsibilities require that the Quality Assurance Analyst meet the critical job demands, including but not limited to, the following key areas:

  • Ensure that new and existing product functionality are reliable, defect free and function as intended
  • Create, document, verify and execute component-level to user acceptance test plans and test cases
  • Work closely with business partners and the application development team in eliciting project requirements to create test cases
  • Participate in the development and reporting of test metrics; items such as test confidence and test coverage reports
  • Review requirements specifications and identify gaps and inconsistencies
  • Work closely with development engineers, business analysts, and other QA team members to identify, report, and troubleshoot defects; verify problem fixes in a detailed, efficient, and timely manner
  • Provide leadership among other Quality Assurance Analyst positions; facilitating a lead role in providing direction and working directly with the Quality Assurance Manager.


Required Qualifications

• 5+ years’ experience in software Quality Assurance and testing roles emphasizing both “White Box” and “Black Box” testing strategies

• 3+ years’ experience in database testing with the ability to read, write, and execute basic SQL queries

• 1+ years’ experience working in an Agile software development life cycle methodology
• Must have at least 3+ years’ experience in the software testing of multi-tier client/server applications
• Ability to understand software development framework, architecture concepts, and terminology
• Experience in Microsoft Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server technologies (2008 / 2010 versions)
• Innate project leadership; desires accountability and responsibilities to promote the success of our company
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Excellent analytical and organizational skills; Strong deductive reasoning
• Ability to multi-task and work separate projects in a fast paced & dynamic company environment and extremely tight timelines
• Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited direction or as part of a team

Pre-Employment Requirement:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

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

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

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


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Epiq 5476-1 QA Data Analyst NY Remote



# 54761- QA Data Analyst – (possibility work remotely)

Lake Success, NY

Duration: 2 years contract

Job responsibilities require that the QA Data Analyst meet the critical job demands, including but not limited to, the following key areas:

• Confirm the accuracy of initial import of data involving thousands of records

• Confirm the accuracy of various data updates and extracts, which involves understanding the logic of complex queries/stored procedures based on requirements, writing appropriate test queries, and executing them to verify the logic and data

• Work closely with business partners and the application development team in eliciting project requirements to create test cases

• Review requirements specifications and identify gaps and inconsistencies

• Work closely with development engineers, business analysts, and other QA team members to identify, report, and troubleshoot defects; verify problem fixes in a detailed, efficient, and timely manner


Required Qualifications

• 2+ years’ of very strong experience in database testing with the ability to understand, write, and execute very complex SQL queries, and understand the logic of stored procedures

• 1 + years’ experience working with T-SQL, or ANSI-89 / ANSI-92.

• Intermediate level T-SQL to include thorough understanding of the following concepts:

o Aggregates: COUNT, SUM, MAX/MIN, DISTINCT, GROUP BY, HAVING

o JOIN

o UNION vs UNION ALL

o NULL handling

o Sub queries: IN, EXISTS, and inline views, Correlated Subqueries

o Constraints, Primary keys, foreign keys, defaults

o Error trapping

o Transactions

o Indexing

o Advanced stored procedures and user defined functions programming

o Triggers

• Should have at least 3 + years’ experience in a Software QA role understanding the entire software life cycle and various QA/testing methodologies/techniques

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Excellent analytical and organizational skills; Strong deductive reasoning

• Ability to multi-task and work separate projects in a fast paced & dynamic company environment and extremely tight timelines

• Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited direction or as part of a team

Pre-Employment Requirement:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

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

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

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


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Desktop Technical Customer Support 3

Title: Desktop Technical Customer Support 3
Job #: 9260
Application Due Date: 2019-10-18
Location: Pasco, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package





Position Overview:
This contract Desktop Technical Customer Support 3 position is located in the Field Support Services organization (JRF) within the IT department at the Client. This position supports the current desktop computing environment and new projects that are relevant to Field IT services in the Tri-Cities District. This position also serves as the primary contact for the substations located within the Tri-Cities district. The technical support position provides technical assistance over the phone or in person for a wide variety of hardware, software and site-specific applications in an enterprise server-client environment.



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Field telephone calls, voicemails and emails from Client IT clients.
• Troubleshoot calls/tickets assigned from the IT Service Desk and start the resolution process, bringing in other subject matter experts as required.
• Track issues using a central incident management application.
• Enter IT problem descriptions and troubleshoot the issue sufficiently to appropriately refer the problem to the correct IT support group.
• Configure Microsoft Office applications and resolve usability issues. Includes troubleshooting Microsoft Outlook clients connecting to multiple Microsoft Exchange Servers and network file shares/printers. Resolve end-user functionality questions with Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.
• Troubleshoot and resolve hardware system level problems as they occur, taking a proactive approach to resolve issues before they become major problems.
• Configure new desktops, software upgrades, and provide problem solving for hardware, operating systems and security permission issues. Troubleshoot desktop problems both locally and remotely in a multi-domain, secure Active Directory environment.
• Verify functionality of enterprise business applications such as the PeopleSoft suite by configuring OS settings and troubleshooting connectivity issues.
• Troubleshoot and repair Desktop/Laptop and thin client hardware.
• Run diagnostic programs for troubleshooting or monitoring purposes.
• With oversight and approval from the Client Manager, serve as escalation point of contact within the Field IT Support team for Desktop/Laptop and thin client hardware.
• Ability to resolve technical issues or escalate in a timely, professional manner.
• Support and troubleshoot video-teleconferencing setup and resolve teleconferencing network issues.
• Support Citrix XenApp / Application virtualization, to include: troubleshooting client connectivity issues, troubleshooting client performance issues and troubleshooting client printing issues.
• Work remotely with subject matter experts (SME’s) to resolve complex desktop or network issues.
• Manage hardware assets and track via asset management application(s), verifying IT inventories are accurate.
• Support peripheral devices (Printers, Smartphones, Scanners etc.).
• Understand the IT working environment sufficiently to explain technical issues to a disparate range of technical and non-technical clients.
• Using Client and industry standards, follow complex procedures and explain technical solutions to a wide range of clients. Provide recommendations for procedure changes/improvements.
• Prioritize work with a focus on client satisfaction and follow through based on established Client standards and processes.May serve as Field Craft Coordinator, the primary support/contact for IT issues within the Transmission Business Line. Provide input to verify changes to craft-specific hardware and software systems meet the technical requirements of the assigned Craft.





REQUIREMENTS
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer/Information Technology or a directly-related field is preferred.
o With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 6years of experience is required.
o With an applicable Associate’s degree, 8 years of experience is required.
o Without an applicable degree, 10 years of experience is required.
• Experience should be in the Computer/Information Technology or directly related technical field.






Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 6 years of experience with Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 10.
• 6 years of experience with Desktop/laptop configuration and troubleshooting.
• 6 years of experience with local and network printer configuration and troubleshooting.
• 6 years of experience with Desktop security practices, including patching and updating the OS, security settings in the OS and in applications and anti-virus and anti-spy applications.






Preferred Skills & Experience:
• One or more of the following: A+, MCP, MCSE, or other relevant industry certifications preffered. If not certified, must show relevant knowledge.
• Experience and working knowledge of Terminal Services/Citrix.
• Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access.






Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Electrical Engineer 3 - Commissioning

Title: Electrical Engineer 3 - Commissioning
Job #: 9264
Application Due Date: 10/25/2019
Location: Vancouver
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package







Position Overview:
This Electrical Engineer 3 position is in the Power Test and Energization (TETC) group within the Commissioning and Testing group in the Transmission Services (T) business line of the Client. The position will work closely with SPC, Operations, Construction electricians (internal and contract), design, and external customers to commission new high voltage substation equipment, as well as control and relay circuits In addition to tracking the full scope of the individual projects, this position will troubleshoot circuits and correct designs. This position will be an intermittent position based on project need and will support projects all over the Client service area.







POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review, troubleshoot, and correct relay design, RAS (Remedial Action Schemes) and Data systems design, Outdoor design, and Telecommunications design.
• Work with and understand live circuits that protect and control 500 kV and below.
• As requested by the Client Manager/other federal personnel, review and facilitate trip checks and in-service checks prior to releasing equipment to operations.
• In coordination with Client federal staff, facilitate schedules and crews of up to 10 electricians on a project.
• In coordination with Client federal staff, facilitate and track construction projects on-site (time and budget), including scheduling required outages (time and duration) through outage coordinator, and verify materials arrive on site.
• Provide project planning support (creating step plans, or discussing outages to engineers, craftsman, internal/external customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects.
• Provide training support (developing training criteria, or explaining content for new Commissioning and Testing Engineers).
• As requested by the Client Manager/other federal personnel, attend and facilitate project scoping meetings, providing expertise on recommended changes to project requirement specification diagrams based on technical and operational issues.
• With Client manager oversight and approval and using technical guidance, implement and apply electrical engineering processes and procedures to assigned projects based on technical research and testing.
• Review reports from other project engineers, outline and provide findings and recommendations from the analysis allowing the manager to understand and propose the steps needed to maintain a safe, reliable and compliant power system.
• In connection with various types of work, prepare and review written work plans/functional tests.
• Review data from monitoring equipment to analyze the response to events on the Transmission System.
• Document all relay settings in compliance with the Client process and procedures.
• May be required to do occasional line phasing which involves using a hot stick from a bucket truck to test whether the line is in/out of sync.
• Propose field labor hours estimates, and recommend outage/transition plans to facilitate project implementation.







REQUIREMENTS
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineer (or closely engineering degree) is required.
• O With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 10 yrs of experience is required.
o Experience must include either:
• 1 year of previous engineering testing, commissioning, or field experience.
OR
• 2 years of engineering technician experience testing or commissioning.







Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 5 years’ experience using engineering principles, techniques, and practices, relating to High Voltage Substation Protection & Control projects,
• 5 years’ experience utilizing design standards with demonstrated ability to review and correct relay design, RAS and Data systems design, outdoor designs, and/or telecommunications designs.








Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Experience working with electric utility design standards.
• Experience applying engineering principles/practices in broad areas of assignments.








Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.






About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Business Analyst 3

Title: Business Analyst 3
Specialty: Business Process/Business Transformation/Project Management
Job #: 9270
Application Due Date:10/28/2019
Location: Portland, OR
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package






Position Overview:
This Business Analyst 3 position is located in the Financial Strategy & Operations (FT) organization at Client. The Business Analyst 3 in this position will serve as point-of-contact, collaborating with the Client manager, team members, and business stakeholders to clarify business operations, functions, provide gap analysis, document/map current and future states, identify and recommend solution alternatives, evaluate alternatives, and define/draft and/or recommend resulting business and change management approaches, strategies, processes, procedures, workflows, etc. This position will also recommend, promote and actively support change management plans and implementation. Additionally, this position will assist in general process improvement activities and in process and procedures documentation for newly designed processes.






POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Facilitate, support, and assist with the development of project and change management implementation plans; solutions alternatives analysis; and business case development, as requested by Client manager / other federal personnel.
• Collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of technical and business experts in both individual and group settings to determine project/project team requirements; recommend/request project resources from appropriate Client program manager.
• Research, interview internal Client customers / end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties to gather and understand customer / end-user requirements, which may include software solutions; and/or business process, procedure or workflow development; present solution recommendations for Client management and stakeholders consideration and approval.
• Research and analyze potential solutions and/or the potential impacts of solution options; present solution options and recommendations, which may include input / incorporation of team recommendations.
• Support the project team through the project management process (assisting Client Management in creating and implementing the project plan).
• Plan, coordinate and facilitate team working sessions to analyze and document/map current state processes, value streams, and business capabilities and future state processes, value streams, and business capabilities.
• Draft and recommend key project deliverable documents including requirements, process diagrams, architectural models, workflow maps, project plans, change management plans and materials for stakeholder meetings.
• Provide recommendations and guidance to technical staff and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. This includes planning project stages and assessing business implications for each stage.
• Follow established methodologies and processes to document and analyze aspects of the current state or future (end) state and recommend steps to close identified gaps.
• Assist with on-going process improvement, including current state documentation, gap analysis, and drafting process and procedure documents for key business processes.
• Provide analysis and fact-based criteria to the project requirements and/or solutions vetting process, incorporating analysis and criteria in decision-making materials and presentations.
• Provide background information, technical input, options, and recommendations that facilitate decision making and that will facilitate key requirements of the project milestone to be met. This may include arranging, setting and facilitating decision-making sessions/meetings, drafting agendas, leading discussions and presenting information, options, and recommendations.
• Evaluate and assess business capability (process, people, information, technology) change impacts and recommend appropriate change mitigation activities.
• Design templates and tools to support the project management methodology, including creating, recommending and utilizing tools to assist PMs, managers, or team members in tracking and reporting project progress/status, project milestones and deliverables, and metrics reporting.
• Monitor progress of assigned projects/assignments to track timelines, milestones, deadlines, standards, and targets, alerting appropriate Client manager/personnel of any obstacles / potential delays to project / assignment timelines, targets or success; provide corrective action recommendations.
• Alert appropriate Client manager/personnel of any concerns obstacles / potential delays to project timelines, targets or success; provide corrective action recommendations.
• As requested, perform appropriate testing of recommended solutions, including new analytical tools or components, new or revised workflows, processes, standards, business-case criteria, and/or mitigation measures.
• Plan, facilitate, and promote change management / informational presentations and/or sessions with a variety of employees ranging from line workers to executives, in both small and large groups, in order to promote buy-in and change satisfaction.
• Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs; incorporate findings and insights into project and change management plans, decision-making information and recommendations, and other project considerations as appropriate.
• Collaborate with IT developers and subject matter experts to convey the Client management-approved technical vision and to analyze potential tradeoffs between usability and performance needs; work with appropriate Client manager / federal personnel to reconcile and determine acceptable tradeoffs.
• Develop /draft approximate documentation to validate repeatability of processes, to facilitate training of new analytical tools and to support business continuity and knowledge transfer.
• Maintain consistent communication with the program manager, project manager, Client manager, and others as requested.
• Alert the Client Manager of obstacles or work with the sponsor or performance managers to remove obstacles so that the team can complete the project.
• Maintain regular and consistent communication regarding project/assignment status and concerns, with appropriate parties, including the Client manager, project manager, stakeholders, project team, etc.






REQUIREMENTS
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• An Associate’s degree Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration/Management, Organizational Development (or closely related field) is required.
o With an applicable Associate’s degree, 10 yrs of experience is required.
• A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration (or closely related field) is required.
o With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 8 yrs of experience is required.
• A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or closely related field is preferred.
o With an applicable Master’s degree, 6 yrs of experience is required.
• Experience should include previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience, including all aspects of business analysis; typically responsible for large-sized projects (more than $2M lifecycle cost).







Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• Intermediate proficiency in MS Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and with MS Visio, Access, and Project, including proficiency in modeling, visualization, and presentation tools.







Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Strong analytical skills in analyzing, defining and documenting business areas, functions, problems, business needs and opportunities for improvement.
• Knowledge of business process improvement techniques as applied within the energy industry.
• Energy/utility industry experience.
• Finance (Treasury Operations/Budget/Accounting) experience.
• Demonstrated ability to build credibility and trust among key project stakeholders.
• Proficient in communication, facilitation, and negotiation with stakeholder groups.
• Strong technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical.
• Familiarity with Project Management standards as documented in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
• Skill in modeling/mapping business process requirements, verification of deliverables.
• Skilled in the creation of Excel and Word documents, PowerPoint and Visio presentations and MS Project plans.
• Ability to get up to speed quickly working with business subject matter experts to document business requirements in support of business strategy.
• Ability to manage meetings (scope/task/time).
• Ability to take complexities and break them down into parts, as well as determine the interrelationships.







Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.








About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Software Developer

Title: Software Developer 3
Specialty: C# & .NET
Job #: 9257
Application Due Date: 2019-10-16
Location: Portland, OR
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package


Position Overview:
This contract Software Developer 3 position is located in the Asset Management and Engineering Applications (JLST) organization within the IT department at the Client. The Software Developer 3 will develop and support Client’s information systems. The Software Developer will code, test, build, configure, migrate, maintain, and document various vendor and in-house applications to provide business solutions using a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), graphical user interfaces and web services with software tools provided on a Windows platform. This position involves interpreting design specifications, coding software, developing and conducting unit tests, documenting and assisting with system installation and deployment procedures, following testing and change management procedures, producing system documentation requirements and working on a development team using a mix of Agile and Waterfall development methodologies.





POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• With Client manager/Client Lead oversight and approval:
o Design, write and deploy .NET applications that use Web Services and socket based protocols;
o Design Web application development using ASP.NET, Angular, Node.JS and C#;
o Design, develop and conduct automated unit and regression tests;
o Provide server and IIS setup/configurations to support n-tier operations;
o Design and development of n-tier applications;
o Design and support of client/server applications written in other development languages (VB/C++/etc.);
o Document and implement software deployment procedures;
o Design, document, and communicate effective technical solutions meeting end-user requirements;
o Stand up, configure and maintain application environments;
o Perform design, development, and testing tasks using Microsoft’s .NET framework, Node.JS, C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, WCF, WPF, Angular and Web Services;
o Produce robust, efficient, and secure .NET/Jscript code for applications that interact with end users in high availability environments;
o Develop n-tier web and client-server applications.
• Analyze, test, and apply changes to the application environment under the prevailing change management procedures and requirements.
• Work collaboratively with users and IT staff to design streamlined and efficient user interfaces.
• Coordinate development efforts with project management, software developers, functional SMEs, business analysts and quality analysts during the various phases of the SLC.
• Troubleshoot application and database performance problems.
• Productively integrate with an Agile development team.
• Leverage automated testing to consistently deliver reliable, high-quality code.
• Share functional and technical knowledge needed to develop and support Client systems with others.
• With Client manager oversight and approval, when needed, assume the role and responsibilities of a project technical lead, which include the following:
o Review other developers’ code and provide technical feedback where necessary to validate that code follows Client and team coding standards and programming best practices;
o Break down technical work into tasks and provide reasonable time estimates for completion;
o Communicate status of project development work to project team, users, information system owner and others;
o Analyze and propose technical designs that satisfy functional and non-functional requirements which also optimize the long-term maintainability of the system;
o Identify and escalate technical bottlenecks and impediments to the project manager and information system owner;
o Produce required project technical documentation.





REQUIREMENTS
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• A Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Post-Graduate degree in Computer/Information Technology (or directly-related field) is preferred. Applicable certifications will count toward 1 year of experience.
o With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 5 years of experience is required.
o Without an applicable degree, 7 years of experience is required.
• Experience should include work in the Computer/Information Technology field.





Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 5 years of experience with applications design & development experience developing secure applications using the .NET framework, C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, and Web Services.
• 5 years of experience with applications design & development experience developing secure applications using WPF or WCF.
• Expert level knowledge and skill in the following:
o Visual Studio (2015 or greater);
o Microsoft .NET (4.0 or greater);
o C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, CSS and HTML;
o Microsoft SQL Server (2005 or greater) and/or Oracle (9i or greater);
o T-SQL and/or PL/SQL;
o TFS, SVN or other source control tool;
o WPF or WCF development;
o Angular & Node.JS.
• Knowledge of Active Directory and developing and applying of role based security models.
• 3 years of experience with SSRS report development.
• 3 years of experience integrating configuration management methodologies and techniques, including branching and merging.
• 3 years of experience developing unit-testing scenarios to exercise a .NET Framework application to simulate environmental failures and code failures.





Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Current certification as a Microsoft Certified Software Developer (MCSD).
• Knowledge of and skill in the following areas:
o Microsoft AJAX and AJAX control toolkit;
o Telerik .NET UI controls;
o ASP.NET MVC 2 or greater;
o Messaging Integration;
o XML (utilization via DOM and/or SAX, XPATH, XML Schemas, XSLT);
o Database Replication Techniques;
o nUnit or comparable unit testing tool;
o Exposure to other programming languages such as Java;
o HP Application Lifecycle Management.





Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.



About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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VP of Engineering

Title: Vice President of Engineering
Job #: 1010190
Location: Portland, OR
Job Length: Direct Hire


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Our client is looking for a VP of Engineering to provide the technical vision for the company’s solutions, lead the engineering team, and own everything technical for the company’s software. They will manage a highly proficient team of developers. This person will work closely with the CEO and other leadership members to make technical decisions that meet customer needs and achieve rapid growth objectives. The VP of Engineering will bring best practices in agile SLDC and programming practices to the team and implement automation, tools, and processes that maximize developer productivity.

Responsibilities
  • Lead the engineering team, set work priorities relative to the product roadmap, mentor and train the team, manage daily tactical activities (stand-ups, etc.), implement testing plans and oversee the deployment process.
  • Set technical direction for the product (e.g. architecture decisions, code structure, frameworks, tech stack, quality, scalability, performance, security, etc.)
  • Collaborate with the VP of Product to develop a viable product roadmap that achieves business objectives, delights customers (external and internal) and evolves the technical infrastructure.
  • Establish processes and tools across the team to improve efficiency, speed and code quality.
  • Work closely with the developers to discuss technical challenges, find creative solutions to thorny problems and establish high-quality code standards through regular code reviews.
  • Recruit, interview and hire developers and engineers, establish recruiting processes and work with internal and external resources to drive successful recruiting results.
  • Manage relationships with technical vendors and partners.


Required Skills:
  • 7+ years of experience leading engineering teams either as a Director Engineering or Senior Engineering Manager responsible for building consumer-oriented web applications.
  • Experience leading teams, including setting work priorities, making the right technical decisions, coaching and mentoring, executing agile development practices, implementing tools, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of software development best practices including project planning, design sessions, documentation, source code control, peer code-reviews, scope management, unit testing, defect tracking, release management, agile methodologies, etc.
  • Prior experience making technical architecture decisions, providing technical input to the product roadmap, creating resource plans and working with product management to prioritize backlog items.
  • Successful track record interviewing, hiring and recruiting strong developers; familiar with setting up and executing efficient and repeatable recruiting processes.
  • Experience with multiple programming languages; strong desire to continue to improve skills and learn new technologies. Relevant areas of experience preferred: Elixir, Phoenix, Cloud AWS, TypeScript, React Native, React/Redux.js, Terraform, Docker, Circle CI.
  • Innate interpersonal skills; collaborative team-first focus, adaptable, comfortable with change.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience building complex and secure multi-tenant web-based applications.
  • Technical background, BS in Computer Science or Engineering important


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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

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


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Electrical Eng Tech 3

Title: Electrical Engineering Technician 3
Specialty: Data Steward
Job #: 9268
Application Due Date: 2019-10-24
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package






Position Overview:
This full-time contract Electrical Engineer Tech position will provide electrical engineering tech and data steward support to the Client's Project Engineering High Voltage (TEEH) and Substation Engineering organizations. This position will provide confidential and professional data steward services; as well as, assist in the draft and development of Project Engineering design related tasks, some examples include protective relaying, high voltage equipment controls, transfer trip, and associated systems, which may also include documenting specifications, the evaluation of new equipment, and developing / drafting and recommending templates, standards and guidance. The work of this position may also include drafting as-built drawings related to capital and expense projects completed on the Client transmission system.







POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Data Steward Duties:
• Perform a variety of tasks related to proper management, storage, and attributing of engineering data and drawings, both electronic and paper.
• Serve as a point-of-contact and resource for organizational data steward activities. Provide data stewardship and management for >70,000 digital High Voltage Project Engineering and other Substation Engineering designs. This work may include maintaining records in the appropriate state; free of encumbrance and hindrances for immediate utilization by internal designers and external contractors; and, sustaining the ProjectWise attributes design policy.
• Analyze and recommend solutions to improve and maintain the integrity, continuity, and accuracy of ProjectWise metadata and adherence to naming conventions. Provide written and verbal recommendations to Substation Engineering management.
• Utilize tools such as ProjectWise advanced search techniques, and legacy records to locate, research and identify existing drawings and other records relating to Client Substation Engineering. Assist all Substation Engineering groups in the identification process.
• Gather data from various paper and electronic engineering drawings or legacy data systems and prepare/tabulate that data for archival in ProjectWise.
• Research missing data points and data quality issues, which involves using existing paper and electronic records/drawings in various locations to locate missing data or correct inconsistencies. Coordinate with engineers and others to resolve discrepancies.
• Update and maintain attributes and metadata of Substation Engineering drawings and documents in ProjectWise.
• Assist with special projects in area of expertise. Draft and recommend related business rules and work flow processes; assist with documentation and implementation of new or changed business rules, procedures, and processes.
• Provide ProjectWise and Micro Station assistance and training to substation engineers and technicians as well as others as requested.
• Provide ProjectWise assistance and training to field personnel (e.g. PMs, Electricians, Foremen) in an effort to improve self-service Substation Engineering drawing look-ups.
• Provide technician support to design engineers and technicians within the group in the form of reports, consolidation papers, printing design packages, preparing drawing lists, coordinating release of work-in-process (WIP) designs, and other CAD or technician needs.
• Draft, modify, recommend and maintain Protection Engineering working level standards, working guides, training materials and other helpful documentation.
• Review all Protective Engineering design templates for consistency to Client policies and organizational standards.
• Provide insight and recommendations in the development of new standards as well as updates to existing standards.
• Conduct routine review of existing design standards; update as needed using CAD software.
• Contribute to and/or upgrade SharePoint site by providing access and links to design data, standards and work processes.
• Review A&E contracted design submittals for adherence to CAD Standards and document control; make recommendations for corrections to BFTE staff including Client workplace manager, Team Lead, senior engineers and/or COR.
• Review internal design submittals for adherence to CAD Standards and document control; make recommendations for corrections to BFTE staff including Client workplace manager, Tech Team Lead, and/or senior engineers.
• Review metadata proposals from CAD support; provide a summary assessment / report for Client manager, supervisor, or team lead.
• Serve on functional teams to assist with creation of business rules in various environments relating to high voltage engineering. Monitor and maintain business rules through validation of metadata.
• Resolve conflicting or duplicate serial numbering on designs by researching to obtain accurate information and issue corrections as appropriate.
• Perform basic filing and document management functions. Create and maintain files and filing system(s) in accordance with compliance requirements. File and disperse documents as appropriate. Verify all official records are accurately maintained for auditing purposes. Maintain file records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) policies and procedures.
Electrical Engineering Tech Duties:
• Serve as primary point-of-contact and technical resource working directly under assigned engineers and coordinating technician work distribution and quality control.
• Draft complex wiring diagrams from schematics for Power Systems controls and relaying.
• Draft equipment rack layouts with minimal input from engineers.
• Draft work from engineers using advanced CAD skills and proper CAD and organizational standards.
• Assist in the review and modification of diagrams and design drawings, using Micro Station CAD software.
• Perform detailed wire checking from substation schematics and wiring diagrams.
• Draft work from as-built drawings for capital and expense projects completed in the field. As-built mark-ups may contain drafting from Substation Outdoor electrical equipment, Data Systems, Telecommunication, RAS, and facilities drawings.
• Consult and collaborate with engineering staff and other personnel to: review, discuss and interpret design concepts; define and/or recommend requirements of detailed working drawings; and, provide technical input and recommendations to resolve problems.
• Review rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from engineers to validate that they conform to design concepts.
• Maintain a thorough familiarity with industry, organizational and Client standards; recommending new concepts, techniques and methods for Client management consideration.
• Assist with special projects such as various wiring diagrams, modifications, design drawings, standard hardware details and others as required.
• Assist in pre-engineering calculations and research, in order to control product reliability and accuracy for engineering, technical, and commercial applications.
• Collaborate on and assist with the evaluation of applicable standards and specifications for complex and/or major Protection Engineering projects, potential equipment acquisitions, and related activities; draft revisions, research and present options, provide technical input and recommendations for Client management consideration.
• As requested, provide on-going technical assistance to new and/or less experienced team members regarding established organizational procedures and guidelines, industry and/or Client standards, advanced techniques, etc.
• Train new CAD Technicians and engineers in Client processes, procedures, practices and standards; share knowledge of Substation Engineering.
• Using Asset Suite, create material requests for projects. Process the PRD preliminary comments, track them and input designer comments. Independently maintain the project packages. Train and assist redlines group with Substation bluebooks as needed.
• Perform a 90% review on most design projects produced by internal design groups and external A&E Service Contract design vendors; verify compliance with current standards and policies established by Client and the High Voltage Project Engineering organization.
• Identify sold facilities, make corrections and prepare drawing, issue for appropriate digital federal signature.
• Monitor and assess designs in other than approved state to ascertain workflow and availability.
• Coordinate availability of designs with contracting firms and the indoor design groups to facilitate design needs.
• Identify and resolve conflicts in designs produced by multiple internal organizations or external entities. This work may include communication and collaboration with multiple parties.
• Identify designs and bills of materials (BOMs) that require voiding; prepare void and revision packages per procedure.







REQUIREMENTS
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline is preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline is preferred.
o With a Bachelor’s Degree in applicable fields, 10 years directly related experience is required.
o With an Associate’s Degree in applicable fields, 12 years directly related experience is required.
o With no degree, 14 years of electrical engineering work experience in a technical/engineering environment is required.
• Experience should be more technical in nature and include electrical engineering work.






Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 5 years of CAD experience.
• Experience with MicroStation CAD software and ProjectWise.








Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.





About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Security Control Assessor 3

Title: Security Control Assessor 3
Specialty: Transmission Technology Cyber Security
Job #: 9267
Application Due Date: 10/23/2019
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package






Position Overview:
The Security Control Assessor 3 serves Transmission as a programmatic expert for the development and implementation of varied and complex operational cybersecurity and compliance practices for Transmission systems used in control of the Bulk Electric System (BES). This position will serve as a Security Control Assessor as well as a technical expert providing specialized skills and knowledge in the areas of cybersecurity capability assessment, which addresses both the cultural practices and technologies associated with Information/Operational Technology (IT/OT) security controls supporting Client Power Administration (Client)’s Transmission Technology Security and Compliance organization. The position provides analysis and adaptation of tools and techniques proposed for monitoring of performance/security for operational cyber systems and compliance processes. Additionally, the position will provide technical expertise, reccomendations and assistance to other Security Control Assessors, Cybersecurity/InfoSec personnel and Transmission Technology (TT) co-workers on a variety of ad hoc and formal projects & programs requiring policy/procedure/process analysis.






POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide technical input, recommendations and assistance with the implementation of both higher and granular-level cyber security approaches, methods and solutions that incorporate cyber security best practices into programs and processes that maintain compliance with laws, regulations, or Presidential directives.
• Provide Security & Design support to Enterprise/Solutions Architects within the TT organization:
o Research and review proposed new systems, networks, and software security issues including supply chain risk management;
o Upon request, provide stage-gate input into systems/software architecture and designs for potential security risks and impacts;
o Provide recommendations and input in to technical reviews of proposed projects, and Client’s system security certification and accreditation process;
o Draft and recommend detailed project plans, timelines, milestones and objectives for upgrades, patches and other changes and/or for monitoring security measures for the protection of TO computer networks and information;
o Identify security integration issues related to the implementation of new systems within the existing infrastructure; recommend mitigation and/or resolution options;
o Collaborate closely with IT’s Cyber Security organization to evaluate the presence and effectiveness of current IT security controls;
o Stay abreast of electricity sector cybersecurity developments to include changes in organizational strategies, governance, vulnerability and mitigation reporting.
• Under the supervision of Client management, assist in developing and implementing improved risk based practices such as NIST Risk Management Framework, over a multi-year horizon.
o Analyze and make recommendations on policy, governance, and procedural changes in order to identify and reduce Transmission cyber risk commensurate with evolving industry best practices and standards;
o Turn recommendations into draft plans and processes as required;
o Stay abreast of tools related to vulnerability and risk assessment in order to support more thorough risk analysis of current architectures and practices related to Transmission IT/OT infrastructure.
• Respond to cybersecurity & compliance incidents in collaboration with the Client manager and per established procedures.
o As directed by Client Management, provide security incident handling, response and follow-up, including accurate, comprehensive applicable documentation;
o Perform detailed and comprehensive security event and intrusion analysis.
• Propose mitigation plan measures and timelines for vulnerabilities and compliance incidents.
• Under the supervision of Client management, assist in developing and improving cybersecurity capability
o Draft and implement capability maturity model(s) i.e. DOE C2M2, NIST Baldrige, or equivalent;
o Draft and execute plans, conduct and evaluate exercises for Transmission Technology (TT) Cyber Incident Response and Restoration in support of annual compliance requirements;
o Write Lessons Learned documents in conjunction with all response and restoration exercises;
o Build capability in incident management and cyber related restoration and continuity of operations.
• Provide technical expertise and assistance to other Security Control Assessors, Cyber Security personnel and Transmission Technology (TT) co-workers on a variety of ad hoc and standing projects requiring policy/procedure/process analysis.







REQUIREMENTS
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Technology Management, Cyber Security, Forensics, or a closely related technical discipline is preferred.
o With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 6 years of experience is required.
o With an applicable Associate’s degree, 8 years of experience is required.
o Without an applicable degree, 10 years of experience is required.
o Certain industry-recognized security certifications may count as 1 year of experience, with hiring manager approval
• Experience must include direct work experience conducting assessments of compliance and operational and technical security controls employed within or inherited by an Information System to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (i.e., the extent to which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system).







Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 3+ years of experience:
o Conducting cyber security controls assessments (including facilitating & evaluating incident response COOP/DR exercises & drills) and organizational cybersecurity capability assessments;
o Developing IT/OT Cyber Incident Response/Restoration capability including creating plans and exercise playbooks;
o Developing and executing plans to address practice gaps between current and desired future states to include identifying and imposing metrics and measures to track organizational performance.
• One or more of the following networking or security certifications (if less than 8 years of experience):
o Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
o Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
o Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
o Cisco Certified Network Professional “Security Track” (CCNP-Security)
o EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) + Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI)
o Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in ICS or Cyber Defense
• Demonstrated ability to verbally communicate and organize presentations to convey highly complex technical concepts and process requirements to audiences from a variety of technical and non-technical business backgrounds.
• Ability to research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in information security, computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, network security, and encryption.







Preferred Skills & Experience:
• FISMA/NIST and RMF in a federal context or equivalent for the energy sector.
• Demonstrated experience with North American Electric Reliability Corporation, Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) regulatory standards and requirements.
• Knowledge of techniques to encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information and prevent file adulteration during transfer.
• Ability to independently and, as a team member, plan, execute and document security tests and evaluations;
o Knowledge of penetration testing, including wired and wireless, telephonic war-dialing, social-engineering, and application security vulnerability assessments.
o Draft, recommend and execute Client management-approved testing plans; report results and recommendations.
• Ability to perform analysis of in-place technical and non-technical/process-oriented security controls protecting information and information systems.
• Organization and information-gathering skills for advanced technical analysis.
• Technical writing and reporting, including managing related documentation and files.
• Military experience






Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.





About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Clarity Administrator

Title: Caboodle ETL Developer

Job #: 607874

Location: Portland, OR

Duration start 10 months +

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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.

Client Partners is embarking on a multi-year population health program known as Healthy Planet. Within this program are two projects: (1) Implementation of Epic Systems population health module known as Healthy Planet and its adoption by the enterprise (2) Operationalization of Epic Caboodle Data Warehouse (CDW). The Healthy Planet population health module will be deployed at Client in collaboration with Epic, Client and Salem Health. The operationalization of CDW will include Client’s retirement of a legacy custom-built data warehouse known as ClientDW and the transition of end-user reports from IBM Cognos to Business Objects, Epic Reporting Workbench, and Tableau. This effort will also involve integration of 3rd party data, including other Client partner sites such as Salem Health.

As an essential part of the Operationalization of CDW as well as the Client Data Warehouse divestiture at Client, this position is responsible for advanced ETL and database design and development utilizing Epic’s framework for developing Caboodle ETL. SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Analysis will be utilized as required. These processes are used in support of healthcare financial, clinical and shared services customers. ETL design and development that delivers information effectively to and from CDW data star schema and OLAP data structures while following the SDLC process are hallmarks of this position. The ideal candidate will possess advanced-level ETL experience with Epic Caboodle’s ETL framework as well as experience using Microsoft’s data warehouse tools, including SSIS and SSAS. Hands-on experience with Epic Caboodle Data Warehouse is required with Epic Clarity preferred. Finally, the candidate shall be able to effectively read as well as author SQL at an advanced level.

This position is responsible for developing data warehouse structures in support of the implementation of Client Partners Caboodle Data Warehouse. Data will be sourced from Epic’s Clarity Operational Datastore as well as various external databases and third-party data files. This work ensures that the information assets of the Client enterprise are leveraged to enhance financial, clinical, and operational decision-making, therefore ensuring competitive business advantages. This position is responsible for partnering with BI business analysts, SQL Server Database Administrators, and end-user layer Business Intelligence developers in implementing information technology solutions delivered to SQL Server for leveraging in SAP Business Objects, Epic Hyperspace, and Tableau. These solutions allow users to appropriately generate timely, accurate and comprehensive information for managing our business.

This position is responsible for the support of Caboodle Data Warehouse and SSIS for the team of developers and will be responsible for developing best practices with respect to coding, error handling, and parameter management. This position is also responsible for detailed technical analysis to assure the availability and accuracy of data processed by the ETL or contained in the supported data warehouse and systems.

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.

DataWarehouse, ETL and Systems Development:

Contributes to the growth of the Caboodle Data Warehouse by designing, developing and implementing Caboodle ETL processes, SQL Server Data Structures, ANSI SQL code, and SQL Server Structures. Work with BI architects, developers, analysts, and users to design, create and publish ETL processes and ETL metadata using CDW and SSIS ETL processes as required. 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.

Use the knowledge gained by working with the ETL team and through prior experience to analyze healthcare data in order to meet reporting requirements. Deliver additional ETL tools and/or data warehouse systems/products to improve the use of business data in the decision-making process. Facilitate customer requests for new or changed solutions. Develops options with recommendation, creates functional specifications including performance requirements, creates test plans to confirm delivered functionality.

System Administration & Application Management: Administers the Microsoft development toolset including SQL Server Integration Services by performing maintenance and upgrades and supporting the development team in the use of these tools. Leads the development and dissemination of SSIS development best practices including but not limited to error and status logging and development parameter management. Configures and manages the integration between TFS and SSIS in the support of code migration activities between server instances. Develops scripts and code to assist in the automation of administrative processes.

Systems Engineering: 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. Troubleshoot and analyze ETL process failures, data anomalies and other ETL or data warehouse issues identified by automated monitoring, other developers and end-users. 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, as well as promotion of user-developed solutions to Quality Assurance and Production. Respond to and track issues using HP Service Manager issue management tools.

Data Modeling:

Work with data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts, and users to develop data structures that support and enhance information access, analysis and reporting.Staff Development Attend classes, seminars and other training forums as appropriate and as directed by supervisor.

Required Skills:

  • Epic CDW Developer Proficiency or Certification within 4 months of hire.
  • Master’s degree in business or computer science or related field and four years of work-related experience in the information technology field
  • 4 Years OR Bachelor’s degree in business or computer science or related field and six years work-related experience in the information technology field
  • 6 Years OR Associate’s degree in business or computer science or related field and seven years of work-related experience in the information technology field;
  • 7 Years OR Eight years of work-related experience in the information technology field;
  • 8 Years OR Equivalent combination of education and experience where one year of experience will be substituted for an Associate’s degree and two years of exp
  • Minimum five years of paid work experience as an Application Engineer or Developer using SQL Server SSIS
  • 5 Years Experience with developing ETL for Epic Caboodle Data Warehouse
  • Two or more years of experience with Epic Clarity.
  • 2 Years Minimum five years of experience with T-SQL or ANSI SQL coding and tuning.
  • Minimum of three years working in relational databases.
  • One year experience with authoring MS SQL Server OLAP cubes through SSAS 2012 or newer.
  • Experience creating technical documentation of ETL and data models.
  • Experience with utilizing star schema data stores as the basis for ETL targets.

Preferred Skills:

Caboodle Developer Certification

Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

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

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

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

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


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Security Control Assessor 2

Title: Security Control Assessor 2
Specialty: Transmission Technology Cyber Security
Job #: 9266
Application Due Date: 10/23/2019
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package





Position Overview:
The Security Controls Assessor 2 supports the implementation and adaptation of operational cybersecurity and compliance practices for Transmission systems used in control of the Bulk Electric System (BES). This position will serve as a Security Control Assessor reviewing documentation and consistent application of mandatory technical or process-based cybersecurity controls and evaluating artifacts and evidence of compliance activities. The Security Controls Assessor 2 applies specialized knowledge and experience to Information/Operational Technology (IT/OT) security controls supporting the Client’s Transmission Technology Security and Compliance organization. Additionally, the position will provide support and assistance to junior Security Control Assessors, Cybersecurity personnel and Transmission Technology (TT) co-workers on a variety of ad hoc and standing projects requiring policy/procedure/process analysis.






POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Implementation of cybersecurity approaches, methods, and solutions that incorporate cybersecurity best practices into programs and processes that maintain compliance with laws, regulations, or Presidential directives.
• Provide technical Security support to Enterprise/Solutions Architects within the TT organization:
o Research and review proposed new systems, networks, and software security issues including supply chain risk management;
o Upon request, provide stage-gate input into systems/software implementation projects for potential security risks and impacts;
o Recommend mitigation, countermeasures or other options as needed;
o Collaborate closely with IT’s Cyber Security organization to evaluate the presence and effectiveness of current IT security controls;
o Stay abreast of electricity sector cybersecurity developments to include changes in organizational strategies, governance, vulnerability, and mitigation reporting.
• With Client manager oversight, assist in implementing improved risk-based practices such as NIST Risk Management Framework, over a multi-year horizon:
o Analyze and make recommendations on policy, governance, and procedural changes in order to identify and reduce Transmission cyber risk commensurate with evolving industry best practices and standards;
o Turn recommendations into draft plans and processes as required;
o Stay abreast of tools related to vulnerability and risk assessment in order to support more thorough risk analysis of current architectures and practices related to Transmission IT/OT infrastructure.
• Respond to cybersecurity & compliance incidents in collaboration with the Client manager and per established procedures.
o As directed by Client Management, provide security incident handling, response, and follow-up, including accurate, comprehensive applicable documentation.
• Propose mitigation plan measures and timelines for vulnerabilities and compliance incidents.
• Under the supervision of Client management, assist in developing and improving cybersecurity capability:
o Draft and execute plans, conduct and evaluate exercises for Transmission Technology (TT) Cyber Incident Response and Restoration in support of annual compliance requirements;
o Write Lessons Learned documents in conjunction with all response and restoration exercises;
o Build capability in incident management and cyber-related restoration and continuity of operations.
• Provide support and assistance to other Security Control Assessors, Cyber Security personnel and Transmission Technology (TT) co-workers on a variety of ad hoc and standing projects requiring policy/procedure/process analysis.





REQUIREMENTS
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Technology Management, Cyber Security, Forensics, or a closely related technical discipline is preferred.
o With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 4 years of experience is required.
o With an applicable Associate’s degree, 6 years of experience is required.
o Without an applicable degree, 8 years of experience is required.
o Certain industry-recognized security certifications may count as 1 year of experience, with hiring manager approval.
• Experience must include direct work experience conducting assessments of compliance and operational and technical security controls employed within or inherited by an Information System to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (i.e., the extent to which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system).







Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 3 + years of experience:
o Conducting cybersecurity capability assessments including facilitating & evaluating incident response COOP/DR exercises & drills;
o Maintaining & improving IT/OT Cyber Incident Response/Restoration capability including creating plans and exercise playbooks;
o Adapting and executing plans to address practice gaps between current and desired future states to include identifying and imposing metrics and measures to track organizational performance;
o FISMA/NIST and RMF in a federal context or equivalent for the energy sector.
• One or more of the following networking or security certifications or higher are required (if less than 6 years of experience):
o Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
o CompTIA A+, Linux+, Security+
o Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNS); (“Security Track” CCNA-Security preferred)
o Cisco Certified Network Associate “Cyber Operations” (CCNA-Cyber Ops)
o EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
o Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI)
• One of the following networking or security certifications are preferred, and may serve in place of the certifications required above:
o Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
o Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
o Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
o Cisco Certified Network Professional “Security Track” (CCNP-Security)
o Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in ICS or Cyber Defense







Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Demonstrated experience with North American Electric Reliability Corporation, Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) regulatory standards, and requirements.
• Ability to research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in information security, computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, network security, and encryption.
• Ability to independently and, as a team member, plan, execute and document security tests and evaluations.
• Ability to perform analysis of in-place technical and non-technical security controls protecting information and information systems.
• Organization and information-gathering skills for professional technical analysis.
• Technical writing and reporting, including managing related documentation and files.
• Military experience





Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Java Developer

Title: Java Developer

Duration: 1 year + (option to hire)

Location: Portland Metro

Position Overview
Immediate opening to join a top development team with one of the largest employers in the Pacific Northwest. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will join a team of engineers, scrum masters and product owners to envision and deliver robust applications and services that bring the client’s Digital solutions to the next level.

This role will be involved in designing and building secure, highly scalable and innovative services in a continuous delivery model on the cloud platform. The Senior Software Engineer will also partner with leads and architects to establish a technical vision for various commerce experiences.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience using Java with Working knowledge of Scrum and agile principles
  • Strong ability to define solutions, provide estimates of effort and risk, and evaluate technical feasibility
  • 2+ years’ experience in microservice architecture, domain driven design, and RESTful API’s
  • Hands-on experience working in a distributed/cloud-based environment (AWS preferred) with high transaction volumes
  • Experience with Spring framework and Spring Boot
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and architecture patterns
  • Proficient with DevOps, modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, and automated integration tests
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores to ensure data storage is designed for security, reliability, availability, maintainability, and performance
  • Energetic self-starter who can work in a complex collaborative environment that rewards experiments, initiative, curiosity and mentoring
  • Knowledge of version control systems (GIT), issue tracking tools (Jira), and CI/CD related tools (Jenkins, TeamCity etc.)
  • Proficient in pair programming and performing technical code reviews
  • Ability to partner with other teams to ensure the service ecosystem is loosely coupled and scalable
  • Strong team player and communicator capable of building positive relationships across engineering, product and architecture
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field – Preferred, OR, Equivalent combination of education and professional experience in lieu of a degree


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Project Manager 3

Title: Project Manager 3 (Non-IT)
Specialty: Control Center – IT Network/Telecom
Job #: 9263
Application Due Date: 2019-10-24
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package






Position Overview:
This contract Project Manager (PM) position will provide project management support and assistance to the Transmission Technology Services Internal Business Ops (TTB) organization at the Client. This position will work closely with the Operational Telecom and Information Technology (IT) organizations to coordinate, shepherd and facilitate Control Center and Telecom projects from inception to conclusion, including Mobile Radio Replacement, Dispatch Telephone Systems replacement, Voice Recorder System replacement and OMET (Operational Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Transport) upgrade. Collaborating closely with, and under the guidance and direction of, the Client manager and/or team lead, the PM in this position will be expected to work with project teams to draft project plans; to facilitate and coordinate project activities; and, to track, monitor and provide detailed reporting for multiple designated projects.







POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide project management expertise and support and facilitate Client manager-assigned Control Center strategic initiative 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:
o Identify and request necessary subject matter experts needed during the project.
o 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.
o Collaborate with business units and Client Performance Managers to resolve resource allocation issues.
o Schedule and facilitate project team meetings.
o Recommend an overall roadmap of efforts required to achieve program initiatives and project objectives (see Note above).
o Provide recommendations regarding project expectations, approach, roadmaps, work plans, deliverables and goals.
o Draft project plans, resource strategies and funding estimates required to advance each assigned project / defined effort.
o Alert Client manager of and obtain appropriate authorization for any potential changes to project cost, schedule or performance.
o Organize, coordinate and facilitate the work of project team(s) and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, includes recommending project stages and assessing business implications for each stage.
o 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.
o Coordinate activities for Client manager-assigned projects that enable goals or objectives to be accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters, escalating concerns to appropriate Client manager / personnel.
o Collaborate with Client manager and internal stakeholders to facilitate the tasks and activities of project team(s) and to properly understand related business needs, dependencies on other initiatives, and how best to effectively deploy end products.
o With Client manager / personnel assistance and guidance, address and navigate politically sensitive issues in a collaborative and professional manner.
o 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.
o Issue project status reports on a regular or as requested basis.
o Maintain consistent communication with project sponsors, performance managers, and clients on the progress of the project vis-a-vis the work plan.
o Collaborate and work with project sponsors and Client performance managers to remove obstacles impacting timely project completion.
o 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.
• Communicate regularly with executive sponsors, key stakeholders, strategic partners, and Client managers independently and in team meetings.
• Support and facilitate the following functions:
o Written and verbal sponsor communication.
o Project team communications and coordination.
o Inter-project team communications and coordination.
o Issues and risk management.
o Coordination with IT resources.
o Coordination with the program enterprise architect.
o Team meeting and sponsor meeting management.
• Support and facilitate the following deliverables:
o Scope Definition and Management.
o Implement Organizational Design and Change Management with respect to a culture resistant to change.
o Process and System Design requirements.
o Communication and project management best practice gap analysis.
• 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 degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related technical discipline is required.
o This position requires 10 years of experience.
• Experience should include project management of telecommunications or IT network related projects using industry standard methods and tools for managing schedules, dependencies, resources, funding and developing technical specifications and project plans for large-sized projects (more than $2M lifecycle cost).








Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• Advanced skills with MS Project to include fundamental operation, function, and workflow of MS Project with regard to timelines, dependencies, project expectations, milestones, and resources.
• Ability to manage Telecommunications or IT Networking projects in accordance with industry project management principles.
• Knowledge of Telecommunications or IT Networking planning, functional and technical specifications, and life-cycle management.









Preferred Skills & Experience:
• PMI or PMP certification.
• Experience delivering projects with security and/or compliance requirements.








Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Solutions Architect


Title: Solutions Architect
Duration: 4-6-month contract to hire
Location: Portland, OR (some regional travel)

Our Portland based client firm is looking for a personable, motivated, and detail-oriented solution architect who has demonstrated experience planning, developing, and implementing large-scale projects while ensuring adherence to IT best practices. This person should have end-to-end IT knowledge and be an expert leader in mapping technology solutions to business needs.

If you are eager to be a part of a nationally recognized top employer serving a variety of end clients, this is the job for you!

Expectations for Solution Architect candidates:

  • Partner with clients to translate business objectives into system requirements and define an enterprise-wide technology approach that encompasses multiple systems and various integration points
  • Perform complete, end-to-end technology assessments and provide recommendations about which technologies are best suited to achieve project/business objectives
  • Provide technical advisory services from design, development and devops for implementations with multiple integrations and software platforms
  • Draft technical engineering plans, technical designs, and systems integration-related documents and deliverables
  • Facilitate estimate time frames, quality, and quantity of resources required to successfully implement technical projects
  • Work closely with teams to continuously relay feedback for improvement on features and functions, ensuring sustained customer success
  • Ensure compliance to the solution architectural design
  • Educate, train and provide guidance for best practice and standards to key team members
  • Explain technical issues and engineering solution strategies to stakeholders, executives and other technical professionals
  • Ensure that solution architecture aligns with business goals
  • Identify and mitigate existing business risk or risks associated with the specified solution architecture.
  • Collaborate with project managers and other staff members to develop budgets and timelines for solutions

Preferred/Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5-8+ years of successful technical solutions design and architecture experience required
  • Consistent demonstrated ability to bring structure to complex, unstructured environments
  • Functional knowledge of integration systems, with experience integrating enterprise software between various software solutions
  • Experience in scoping, clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing teams
  • Experience creating and architecting secure, distributed RESTful services in an Event Driven Architecture
  • A solid background with UML, Domain Driven/Object Oriented Design patterns and principles as well as concurrency, resiliency, caching and elasticity.
  • Experience with both Legacy and native Cloud based solutions (AWS/Azure), including serverless, application containerization and cluster orchestration.
  • Knowledge of the Agile software development process
  • Experience translating business needs into concrete actionable artifacts, such as reference architectures, functional requirements documents and roadmaps.


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Help Desk Technician

Title: Help Desk Technician
Job #: B101
Location: Portland, OR


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Daily user device support and management
  • Computer builds and installation of operating system and essential software
  • Participate in user support team and handle tickets through Help Desk to support growing user base for local and remote users
  • Instruct and train users in use of computer hardware, systems and applications.
  • Perform other job-related tasks as directed by Management.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • 2 years’ experience supporting Windows based devices and hardware required.
  • 2 years’ experience administering companywide software systems for business solutions based on Windows Operating System required.
  • 1 year of experience supporting O365
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, with outstanding time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain professional relationships while providing legendary customer service by always treating others with respect, working towards a common goal, and responding timely to issues, requests and problems.
  • A proven track record of taking ownership, managing a project, and process improvement.
  • Ability to extrapolate complex technical jargon and explain it to non-IT users in friendly, easy-to-understand terminology.

Common work-related tasks:
  • Diagnose and resolve common computer hardware/software issues.
  • Perform computer system related testing and deployment of systems with little supervision.
  • Maintain system images and deploy images to new computers.
  • Utilize Help Desk solution (Online ticketing system) to manage workload, address issues and tasks.
  • Support users with iPhone related issues
  • At times, projects or duties that are assigned.


Required Skills:
  • A degree in computer science or related field.
  • At least 2 year demonstrated success supporting end users in person or remotely via phone, Help Desk or other remote management system.
  • Experience with basic networking, Windows OS environment and software installation.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills. The ability to make yourself understood and leave a positive impression with your customer.
  • Knowledge of automation and ticketing tools such as ServiceNow.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement of self and company.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Integrity, initiative and a proven work ethic.
  • The willingness and ability to handle daily administrative tasks.


Preferred Skills:
  • ITIL, Network+, MCP certifications is a plus.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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

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


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Operations Analyst 1

Title: Operations Analyst 1
Specialty: Compliance Coordination
Job #: 9227
Application Due Date: 2019-10-23
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package





Position Overview:
This contract Operations Analyst 1 position is located in Operational Services (TTO) subgroup within the Transmission Technology (TT) group in the Transmission Services (T) business line of the Client. This position will assist TT with the documentation of internal procedures; audit/data call compliance support, and process improvements.





POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist Client management in developing reporting tools that document and communicate the progress of standards-related activities to verify timely completion; coordinate priorities and draft documentation on assigned related process for management approval.
• Draft and recommend work processes to improve reliability and efficiency of control center functions at Client. Final processes will be reviewed and approved by appropriate federal personnel.
• Collect and draft all necessary audit artifacts required during audits and for compliance certification as requested by management.
• Coordinate compliance processes to verify that timeline execution will not miss defined due dates.
• With oversight from the Client manager/Client staff, coordinate implementation of North America Reliability Cooperation (NERC) reliability standards within regulatory deadlines.
• Facilitate fact-finding for periodic audits of processes in accordance with defined policy.
• At the request of and with oversight from the Client manager, document Operational Services’ process infrastructure.
• At the request of and with oversight from the Client manager, formalize Operational Services’ cross training process.
• Maintain TTO’s library publishing process/ Document Management process to verify documentation is published in a timely manner, version controlled, and appropriately approved. Verify that appropriate Information Protection rules are adhered to, and required document reviews are scheduled and recorded. Alert Client management of any deviations.
• Support Client staff in development and performance of processes for compliance tasks, such as physical and cyber access granting and revoking, TT library management, procurement processing and equipment management.
• Assist with drafting, performing, and maintaining the Control Center procurement process documents for infrastructure, Operational Technology equipment, software, and maintenance or services contracts. Appropriate federal personnel will approve all draft documents and recommended changes.
• Assist Client manager/Client staff with annual review of users with authorized cyber access to all cyber assets or Access Control Monitoring (ACM) cyber assets, as well as authorized physical access to Critical Cyber assets or ACM Cyber Assets.
• Staying within NERC guidelines and time constraints, assist in tracking access (physical and cyber) privileges granted for the Control Centers, maintaining current system, privilege and resource manager information. Verify asset management policies and procedures follow Client and Organizational Property Management Officer (OPMO) guidelines. Assist with artifact and evidence gathering for Data Calls/Requests.
• Verify Control Center equipment is properly tagged as delineated in Client’s Asset Management Instructions, and tracked in both the Control Center Management System and the Client Sunflower system.
• Assist with inventory of all TTO Administrative Data Processor (ADP) equipment on an annual basis, when notified by the OPMO, or continuously throughout the year.
• Assist Client manager in verifying Performance Plan Benchmarks by running TTO team data reports such as project status excel reports, dashboards and team metrics.
• Assist manager with re-org packets by verifying information with Human Resources (HR) and SLMO; create/modify Visio documents for TTO org chart as needed
• At the managers request, use Client Report Server to pull budget reports (spend rates, forecasts, actuals) for Client manager review






REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• Associates Degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Computer Science or a closely-related field is preferred.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, Organization Development or a closely-related field is preferred.
o With an Associate’s degree in applicable fields; 4 years directly related experience is required.
o With a Bachelor’s degree in applicable fields; 2 years directly related experience is required.
o Without a degree; 6 years of directly related experience is required.
• Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business/operations analysis and program/project coordination/control and progressively more technical in nature.






Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• Expert proficiency in automated data systems to include SharePoint and Visio and a high degree of efficiency in technical dynamics of software output (e.g. use of advanced printing such as to plotters, capabilities of cross-software embedding for purposes of presentations, technical webinars, etc.) is required.
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); MS Office 2010 proficiency is required.






Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Experience in a power utility Control Center environment.






Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Business Analyst 3

Title: Business Analyst 3
Specialty: Organizational Strategy/Business Process/Service Management
Job #: 9258
Application Due Date: 2019-10-21
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package




Position Overview:
The full-time contract Business Analyst 3 position will work within the Client’s Transmission Engineering & Technical Services (TE) organization on the Internal Operations (TEB) team. This position will provide support for projects under the Transmission Engineering and Technical Services Programs by providing recommendations to business stakeholders and facilitating the gathering and analysis of information using standard tools and approaches to: help clarify business operations, functions, perform gap analysis, document/map the current and future states, identify solution alternatives, evaluate the alternatives, and define processes. This position will also assist the Internal Operations Manager in overall Transmission Engineering and Technical Services Business Process Management strategy, analysis, and development.



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Facilitate large teams in problem solving and identifying improvement opportunities using industry methodologies (i.e. Kanban, GE Workout or like tools/models).
• Perform organizational maturity analysis, assess gaps, and draft maturity roadmaps based on Client management goals and objectives.
• Provide analysis and support in the development / draft and recommendation of tools for organizational alignment, strategic content, alignment of capabilities and work, and a roadmap for success.
• Conduct background research and interview end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties (customers) to gather and understand customer / end-user requirements, which may include software solutions and/or business process, procedure or workflow development; present solution recommendations for Client management, executive, stakeholder consideration and approval.
• Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), other analysts, specialists and teams to perform root cause analysis and lessons learned, as part of identifying opportunities to apply business or process improvement strategies.
• Support the structure for, facilitate the planning of, and provide assistance with the development / draft, recommendation and implementation of Client management approved initiatives, studies, analyses, and projects supporting business and process analysis and continuous improvement efforts.
• Evaluate and assess business process change impacts and recommend appropriate change mitigation activities.
• Plan, facilitate and conduct working sessions to analyze and document/map current state processes and value streams, and future state processes and value streams.
• Facilitate decision making to verify that key requirements of the future state are vetted and agreed to across the Transmission Engineering and Technical Services /Transmission Value Chain.
• Evaluate and assess business process change impacts and recommend appropriate change mitigation activities.
• Perform all analytical tasks related to a project, including requirements definition, validation, management and supporting documentation (i.e. process flows, user stories, use cases) and related testing; assist Client management with implementation activities that contribute to system, process, and/or business improvements.
• Provide background information, technical input, options and recommendations that facilitate decision-making and that will enable key requirements of improvement projects, project milestones and/or implemented solutions to be met.
• As requested, perform appropriate testing of recommended and/or management-approved solutions, which may include creating / drafting and recommending new analytical tools or components, new or revised workflows, processes, standards, business-case criteria, and/or mitigation measures.
• Facilitate the definition and documentation of business and functional requirements. Conduct user/stakeholder interviews and facilitate joint requirements sessions.
• Draft requirements documentation, review with user representatives, recommend priorities and obtain user signoff. Maintain the requirements documentation created and map it to specific delivery releases and schedules
• Prepare use cases, process models and activity diagrams to support a project, coordinate efforts with business process activities when needed. Verify with user representatives that use cases and process models accurately portray specific business processes.
• Collaborate with staff and user representatives to verify that all user requirements are accommodated. Participate in user/stakeholder review of program/project artifacts and obtain signoff.
• Trace acceptance criteria to business and functional requirements and support the development of test plans.
• Provide input to program/project managers on schedules and program/project plans with particular emphasis on analysis-related activities.
• Collect and document detailed descriptions and specifications of user needs, business rules, functionality and steps required to develop or modify business solutions
• Promote and maintain effective client and stakeholder relationships. Work with clients and stakeholders to understand and facilitate requirement changes including changes in scope.
• Translate business requirements into definitions and solutions. Identify problems, research alternatives, prepare presentations, recommend and assist Client management with implementing solutions.
• Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze potential tradeoffs between usability and performance needs; work with appropriate Client manager / personnel to reconcile and determine acceptable “tradeoffs”.
• Design/draft templates and tools to support the project management methodology, including creating, recommending and utilizing tools (such as MS Project, Access, SharePoint, etc.) to assist Project Managers (PMs) in tracking and reporting project progress / status, project milestones and deliverables, as well as metrics reporting.
• Draft and recommend key project deliverable documents including: requirements, process diagrams, workflow maps, project plans, and change management plans.
• Develop /draft approximate documentation to validate repeatability of processes, to facilitate training of new analytical tools and to support business continuity and knowledge transfer.
• Work with appropriate Client manager / personnel to facilitate resolution of conflicting priorities and requirements, as well as conflicting team positions in order to build consensus among stakeholders and project team members.






REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• A degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Computer Science (or a closely related field) is preferred.
• With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 8 years of experience is required.
• With an applicable Associates degree, 10 years of experience is required.
• Without an applicable degree, 12 years of experience is required.
• Experience should include direct work experience as a change manager, business analyst, strategic business partner or equivalent. Business analysis experience should be progressively more technical in nature.






Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 5+ years experience applying methodology to process improvement and optimization efforts across multiple business units within a defined enterprise.
• Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts.
• Technical interview skills sufficient to facilitate group process design/requirements gathering sessions in a business environment.
• Intermediate proficiency in Visio (flowcharts), MS Project, Access, and SharePoint.






Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Demonstrated experience with project and change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.
• Experience with the Prosci methodology for Change Management.





Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Elixir Developer

Title: Elixir Developer

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: Direct Hire / FTE

If you are passionate about writing self-documenting, DRY, idiomatic code, as well as designing RESTful APIs, come join our clients growing team in Portland, OR. This is an ideal position for someone with solid experience with another backend language, looking to expand into Elixir.

Remote work is an option, depending on candidate.


Responsibilities

Build API integrations with external services.

Write performant Ecto and SQL queries.

Build out RESTful API endpoints.

Refactor and review code.

Write tests and practice TDD.

Follow team coding practices and patterns.

Work from ticketing system.


Qualifications

Proficiency in a backend language and MVC framework (preferably Elixir and Phoenix, open to other engineers depending on experience).

Experience building and deploying commercial web applications.

Experience building APIs.

Proficient with TDD.

Proficient with Git.

Proficient with Mac OS and Linux command line.

Good sense of software design and functional programming.

Able to excel in both an autonomous and collaborative work environment.


Preferred

JavaScript experience (React, React Native, Redux, Node.js).

R experience or proficiency in another data science-oriented language.

Experience developing machine learning systems.

Proficiency in system administration and development operations.


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Senior Java Developer



Senior Java Developer

FTE/ Permanent Opportunity

Portland, Downtown

Core skills includes : Java (Spring Framework), API Development (REST preferred), Containers (Docker, Kubernetes, LXC, etc), CI, & NoSQL

Overview

Our client is a cutting-edge tech shop in the heart of Downtown Portland. They have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation as they’re consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop highly-available, horizontally scalable, RESTful services in Java to enhance our fraud system
  • Collaborate with team members to develop a general understanding of our application landscape and deep dive where needed
  • Interface with members of an agile development team in understanding requirements and expectations
  • Work with team members to plan and estimate development tasks
  • Use a collaborative and agile team approach to help develop high throughput, highly available, horizontally scalable services that contribute to our leading intelligent fraud prevention platform


Qualification/ Experience with :

  • Extensive Java expertise with demonstrated experience with Java 8 features
  • Demonstrated experience with the Spring framework, especially Spring Boot
  • Demonstrated experience writing REST, SOAP, and JSON based services
  • Strong command line skills and the ability to manage and administer services in a Linux environment (CentOS)
  • Demonstrated experience with NoSQL databases, especially column-oriented stores like Cassandra
  • Experience with Large scale, high volume, highly available applications
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with Maven and Continuous Integration
  • Writing Unit Tests with JUnit
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Ability to work effectively within own department team and cross-departmentally
  • Ability to meet inflexible project deadlines
  • Detail orientation
  • Ability to collaborate well with remote teammates
  • Provide and Receive critical feedback with a collaborative attitude
  • Strong ability to collaborate outside of the development team with other stakeholders in the organization
  • Documenting and reviewing API and software designs in close collaboration with lead architects
  • Strong ability to monitor and troubleshoot complex production systems

Preferred:

  • Experience leading Agile development teams
  • Experience using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other technical fields
  • Experience with ActiveMQ or other messaging infrastructures
  • Experience deploying services in a containerized environment using Docker
  • Experience using Kubernetes or similar service orchestration technologies
  • Experience with DevOps, software like Ansible or Puppet, Jenkins, RunDeck, and OpenStack
  • Turning requirements into design, into living features
  • Troubleshooting and resolving production issues
  • Writing Unit Tests with Mockit


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Enterprise Systems Lead

Title: Enterprise System Lead
Job #: 102191
Location: Bend, OR
Job Length: Full-time Direct Hire


As our Enterprise Systems Lead you will focus on technical leadership to ensure the department meets business objectives and delivers business value. This role will be responsible for managing and monitoring, and securing and maintaining the infrastructure environment. You'll be responsible for reporting issues/concerns that affect the operational stability of any production system or environment to chain of command with sense of urgency.

Primary responsibilities/functions you are responsible for:
Manage and maintain the core server infrastructure which includes, but is not limited to:
  • Responsibility for the protection, retention, and integrity of system data;
  • Designing, architecting and implementing SaaS solutions;
  • Upgrade and patch management;
  • Troubleshooting analysis;
  • Performance optimization; and
  • Accurately documenting all work in appropriate incident tracking.

Serve as the expert representative of the department on assigned projects, providing technical governance and ensuring server solution best practices are adhered to;
  • Review, research, and recommend system design improvements across platforms:
  • Design SaaS solutions
  • Collaborate with vendor partners on SaaS and PaaS solutions
  • Ensure transition to and functionality of cloud-based solutions

Serve as team leader and mentor by:
  • Providing ongoing training, assessment, development, coordination and skill building of staff required to support effective and efficient department operation that is in alignment with the functional manager's direction ;
  • Serving as a role model to others on the team by ensuring best practices are followed and taking a leadership role in projects;
  • Assisting in the selection and hiring of new team members; and
  • Providing employee performance feedback and observations to manager.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (BS or BA) and/or equivalent from a 4 year undergraduate program, plus 5 to 7 years in server/system administration OR a minimum of 9 years experience or training in server administration.
  • Experience in a virtualized cloud environment required.
  • Excellent knowledge of heterogeneous networked server environment, including but not limited to Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, Novell Netware, Citrix, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, Netbackup, Server Hardware, TCP/IP, VMWare and Storage Area Networks.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Amazon Web Services.
  • Candidate must have strong experience with multiple AWS services beyond traditional IaaS.
  • Hands-on AWS experience with a minimum of 2 implementations (preferred in Enterprise scale environments)
  • Have experience with DevOps and Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience with core AWS platform architecture.


Pre-Employment Requirement:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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

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


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Ruby / rails Developer

Backend Developer( Ruby Rails)

Specialty on Production Aps

FTE/ Permanent position - Portland, OR


Overview

Our Client is seeking a talented back end developer with a strong Ruby background to join our team as we solve exciting new problems. In this role, you’ll be working to evolve and maintain our API, data processing pipelines, and other backend systems.

We’re looking for people who:

  • Are great communicators — Effective communication, whether it’s face-to-face, in chat, or in our documentation, is key to how we work. We value patience and empathy in our product planning, support, and day-to-day relations.
  • Work well both collaboratively and independently — You’ll be working on a team of 2–3 developers, often each working on different aspects of our products. We come together to pair on tricky problems and architecture, then dive deep on individual tasks.
  • Are ready to learn and share knowledge — Everyone comes to our company with their own set of skills and experiences. Cross-training, code review, mentorship, and curiosity all help us build better products.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of backed development experience on production apps
  • A strong knowledge of Ruby and familiarity with Rails
  • A solid understanding of object-oriented programming and design
  • Strong relational database skills — we use PostgreSQL views, triggers, and functions.
  • An appreciation for, and abilities to support, your development with appropriate testing

Extra Credit:

  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch
  • Experience building ETL pipelines and integrating with third-party APIs
  • Knowledge of JSON-API
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and cloud infrastructure management — we deploy on GCP using Kubernetes and Terraform.


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BSA

Title: Lead BSA – PeopleSoft- Financials

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: contract to hire


Immediate opening for Senior Business Systems Analyst providing technical leadership and support for the PeopleSoft Financials system and related, custom systems within our client’s Finance Department.

Core Duties:

  • Work well in a team environment, providing technical leadership and staff support for the PeopleSoft Financials system. Serve as technical lead over some or all aspects of assigned information systems and/or applications development, support and implementation projects
  • Resolve complex PeopleSoft Financials application issues in the areas that include updates, implementation, systems analysis, design, development and support of the system
  • As a member of a cross-functional project team, provide technical leadership for implementation of additional PeopleSoft modules or other financial system implementations
  • Provide technical oversight to staff responsible for the maintenance of both delivered and custom-built solutions
  • Create technical and written documentation and train staff in appropriate documentation strategies and practices
  • Understanding of appropriate industry best practices for Peoplesoft financials and how to remediate both process and technical debt.
  • Prepare specifications for an enhancement or new application and train Financial Systems staff on the approved approach
  • Provide development/troubleshooting/debugging support on assigned applications and coach Financial Systems staff on the approved approach
  • Participate in the evaluation and testing of system upgrades; install or upgrade to software applications; troubleshoot hardware and software-related problems and train Financial Systems staff on the approved approach
  • Develop standards for testing and documentation within the lifecycle of a typical system deployment/upgrade and implement these with the Financial Systems staff
  • Document business process improvement efforts using base practices; advise on production support issues
  • Participate in or oversee quality assurance procedures for information systems services related to Finance and review new vendor software of compliance with established strategic objectives
  • Apply basic project management methodologies with particular attention to managing scope and schedule and coach staff on the application of these within their workstreams
  • Work in collaboration with technical IT resources to develop estimates and implementation plans for technical solutions to business needs within approved budgets

Qualifications and Education

  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials 9.0 and above
  • Experience with complex process and system requirement documentation standards, such as Use Case modeling, User Story creations and narrative descriptions
  • Experience with process analysis, systems analysis, process architectures and systems analysis methodologies and practices including Waterfall and Agile
  • Strong understanding of best practice coding techniques and testing skills/methodologies
  • Excellent analytical skills, debugging techniques and root cause analysis skills
  • Experience developing functional test plans, test scripts, executing testing and coordinating user acceptance testing efforts for PeopleSoft and related applications
  • Technical supervisory skills; ability to give clear direction on technical expectations and coach team members’ growth in the requisite technical competencies
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills and a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Creative problem solving/strategic thinking skills to improve processes and solve complex problems
  • Ability to understand when escalation is appropriate
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, take initiative and work well under pressure
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in computer science, information science or a closely related field. Work experience may be a substitute for a degree.


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Lead Software Engineer - Java

#927191

Title: Lead Software Engineer

Location: Downtown, Portland

Duration: Full Time, Permanent Direct Hire

Top Skills Required: 3+ years of Technical Leadership Experience, Java/Node.JS.

Overview

If you’re a Lead Software Engineer with at least ten years’ experience in software engineering and you’re looking for a new challenge, Our Client is right for you. As a Lead Software Engineer, you'll support the development team to create objectives for software requirements. You’ll collaborate across a diverse team of technologists, designers, business customers and product owners to produce creative software solutions. You’ll work closely with our clinical and business partners to ensure the delivery of quality care across all our channels including digital and retail.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, shipping innovative and compelling features rapidly, you'll knock it out of the park. Healthcare industry experience is not required; we are looking for people who know how to deliver secure and stable software solutions. We are deeply committed to supporting your professional development by advancing your engineering skills and sharing the Our Client engineering vision.

Some Highlights

• Coordinate with Product Development to refine quality software requirements

• Create actionable objectives from software requirements

• Mentor Software Engineers

• Program software applications using a variety of modern stable and cutting edge languages and frameworks across the full application stack (Java, JavaScript, Groovy, NodeJS, Kotlin, Scala, Spring, Vue, React, Polymer, etc.)

• Develop and maintain automation of unit, integration and functional system tests (JUnit, Spock, Cucumber Selenium, Geb, Jest, Sinon, Protractor, etc.)

• Configure application infrastructure using configuration as code practices to support a continuous integration, delivery and deployment environment (Jenkins Pipeline, CloudFormation, TerraForm, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

Requirements

• Proficiency in responsive design patterns

• Proficiency in modern HTML & JavaScript frameworks

• Experience with integration/enterprise testing

• Computer science degree or related experience

• Authorized to work in the U.S.

Compensation

• Exciting compensation and benefits package including Health & Wellness Benefits, 401K with employer match, Paid Time Off & Parental Leave, and additional benefits and rewards


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Technical Business Analyst 3

Title: Technical Business Analyst 3
Specialty: Transmission Technology
Job #: 9190
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package



POSITION OVERVIEW:
This contract Technical Business Analyst 3 position is located in the Transmission Technology Services Internal Business Operations (TTB) within the Client. This position will support technology initiatives managed by the Program Management and Governance team and assist with implementation and management of quality IT services that meet the needs of the business. The Technical Business Analyst will play an important role in helping to meet MCIT Service Management objectives. As the Service Management matures the position will transition from attaining and building the service to maintaining and sustaining the Service Management function.



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• With Client Manager oversight and approval, develop and support requirements for the implementation of IT systems.
o Identify and perform business analysis work needed to meet project needs:
 Help define the expected outcome of the business analysis effort, i.e. the analysis objective;
 Facilitate the business analysis approach to satisfy the analysis objective, including the specific tasks and deliverables;
 Help define the requirements gathering and elicitation strategy, e.g. techniques to be used, appropriate for the project type and the stakeholders involved;
 Recommend desired resource levels to accomplish the business analysis work in accordance with the project schedule;
 Maintain a roadmap, project management plan, and plan sprints for TT Service Management;
 Facilitate decision-making frameworks among business representatives to inform the resolution of requirements conflicts and identify authorized requirements providers.
o Elicit customer requirements:
 Plan and facilitate working sessions to elicit customer requirements;
 Plan and facilitate user/stakeholder interviews, potentially including job shadowing and “day in the life” exercises;
 Perform technical interviewing in the Information and Operational Technology environment;
 Review documentation on existing business processes and systems;
 Review regulations and policies to understand relevant compliance requirements.
o Analyze the gathered information to present an organized, coherent understanding of the business problem and the proposed solution:
 Analyze business processes and create current-state/“as is” and future-state/“to be” models, including conducting gap analyses;
 Align business processes with industry standards and best practices;
 Help identify the product quality requirements needed to satisfy the customer needs, e.g. performance and availability;
 Establish and maintain bidirectional traceability from goals and objectives to detailed functional requirements;
 Evaluate and assess business process change impacts to help inform Change Management activities;
 Decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to present a complete picture of the business need and description of how the proposed solution meets that need.
o Translate customer needs into product requirement recommendations in sufficient detail for technical teams to implement:
 Draft detailed descriptions and specifications of user needs, business rules, functionality, and steps required to implement business solutions;
 Help create a range of requirements documentation/artifacts, e.g. user stories, context diagrams, swim lane diagrams, non-functional requirements, as needed to define the solution;
 Support the development of test plans and acceptance criteria, traced to business and functional requirements.
o Review and validate requirements documentation with appropriate business and technology stakeholders:
 Help to resolve requirement conflicts among various stakeholders;
 Draft objective criteria for the evaluation and acceptance of requirements;
 Reach an understanding of requirements with requirements providers so that project participants can commit to them;
 Conduct detailed reviews of requirements and obtain approval from appropriate parties.
o Facilitate the requirements documentation throughout the entire lifecycle of the project:
 Update requirements as they evolve throughout the system implementation;
 Help manage requirements attributes, including priority, status, owner, and planned release;
 Track scope delivery and validate delivered products provide business value;
 Draft documentation for project development efforts (including use cases, requirements, test plans, process maps, and desk procedures) and work closely with development team and business teams to support successful implementation;
 Help manage project information, assisting with defining and documenting high-level and detailed business needs, defining solutions, requirements, needs and impact, provide status report data;
 Log issues; perform root-cause analysis, design, implement and monitor performance metrics. Draft and implement corrective action plans;
 Draft and follow a process for managing scope change requests.
• Facilitate a shared understanding of the customer needs and technical solution between business users and project teams:
o Communicate with and act as a liaison between a wide variety of technical and business teams and project stakeholders in a variety of settings;
o Conduct collaborative exercises, e.g. user story mapping, to align users and technical teams on the meaning of requirements and the needed product;
o Present information in a variety of formats, including Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and Visio flowcharts.
• Conduct preliminary analyses on improvements, changes, and proposals for IT systems and services:
o Work with business lines to understand their needs and identify their goals and objectives;
o Take ambiguous, high-level, and incomplete information about a business problem and synthesize it into a clear, concise scope statement;
o Conduct market research and assess the viability of existing products and services to meet customer needs;
o Provide technical teams the information needed to select the technical approach to meeting the business need;
o Draft a plan to further define the problem and implement a solution.
• Support an objective, rigorous assessment of vendor offerings to inform Client decision-makers selecting an option:
o Consult stakeholders to identify key criteria for evaluating products;
o Follow a clear, objective framework for assessing products against the evaluation criteria;
o Facilitate an impartial evaluation of identified offerings, including potentially using professional judgement to score products where applicable;
o Summarize the assessment and present a recommended option to decision-makers, including a justification of the recommendation.
• Work with business lines, project teams, and vendors to identify the analysis work needed to implement a solution and help develop a plan to execute that work, including identifying deliverables and acceptance criteria.
• Perform Service Management task for TT supported systems:
o Perform analysis of data and presenting actionable information and metrics to the Service Manager and other Client staff;
o Draft documentation for user and operational manuals;
o Build business intelligence objects and reports from various source systems;
o Analyze solutions and business practices for efficiency and effectiveness. Based on the analyses, initiate continuous improvement initiatives;
o Draft and maintain performance metrics on the quality of TT services;
o Establish and maintain dashboards and internal reports used by Transmission Technology Services and supported customers;
o Maintain, optimize, and enhance TT Service Catalog Repository;
o Data input and use of Client Information Technology Service management tool.



REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Systems, Business Systems, Computer Technology or a closely-related field is preferred.
o With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 8 years of experience is required.
o With an applicable Associate’s degree, 10 years of experience is required.
o Without an applicable degree, 12 years of experience is required.
• Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of Business and Information Technology growing progressively more technical in nature.



Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• Proficiency in Excel, including pivot tables, charting and reporting.
• Experience with an Information Technology Service Management tool or process.



Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Experience with policy examination and interpretation.
• Experience conducting business analysis in the context of projects implementing IT systems.
• Experience with custom development and Commercial Off the Shelf software (COTS) implementation projects
• Knowledge of Visio and/or other flowchart tools.
• Technical interviewing skills sufficient to:
o Interview in the business environment.
o Elicit and define requirements.
• Facilitate groups through process design and requirements gathering sessions.
• Experience with ITIL Information Technology Service Management framework.
• Experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
• Energy/utility industry experience.



Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Energy Data Analyst

Title: Sr. Data Analyst

Job #: 2145

Location: Portland, OR

Job Length: 1 year + opportunity with a full benefits package

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Immediate analyst opening for a high profile project to test new strategies and products designed to engage power / utility customers. The lessons learned from this project are critical to achieving broader customer participation in client’s grid modernization and energy decarbonization efforts. The Analyst will support this work by performing custom analysis and visualization of customer (e.g. AMI usage, building characteristics), distribution (e.g. substation and feeder loading), and product performance data (e.g. equipment connectivity, up time and performance).

Required Skills:

  • At least 5 years of analyst experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; advanced proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proficiency in data visualization software (e.g., Tableau), statistical analysis tools (e.g., STATA, R), and a working knowledge of GIS mapping software (e.g., ESRI ArcMap 9+)
  • Ability to work independently and as a team leader including the ability to handle conflicting priorities in a multi task environment.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience assembling, manipulating, analyzing and interpreting large datasets.
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis, GIS-based spatial analysis, time series modeling and forecasting techniques.
  • Experience summarizing, visualizing, and communicating findings to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated expertise in electricity sector and knowledge of electric vehicles, energy efficiency, distributed generation and/or energy storage markets

Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

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

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

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

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


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Clarity Administrator

# 601251

Job Title: Epic Clarity Administrator

Duration: 6 Months starting

Location – Portland (downtown)

This role is responsible for administration of the Epic Clarity platform . This is accomplished by performing Clarity Administration tasks, system configuration and ETL development. This position will need to perform scoping and estimating on Clarity and Data Warehouse related activities. Such development work is related to creating and customizing KB-SQL, creation of derived tables and associated store procedures, mitigating issues related to Epic supplied DDL. The Clarity Administrator is responsible for the process of upgrading the Clarity platforms during each SU and Epic Upgrade.

Present technical information and design proposals in easily understood terms in both verbal and written form. Work closely with fellow IT staff and project management to develop, test and document systems and processes. Interact and work directly with customers, team members and analysts on project and support issues. Facilitates communication upward and across project teams. Follow change management and problem management processes.

This position is also responsible for detailed technical analysis to assure the availability and accuracy of data processed by the Epic Clarity ETL or contained in the data warehouses and systems. This will include availability for rotation through an after-hours on-call support model as needed for upgrades, project go lives or to provide ongoing support of new systems that may have 24x7 support agreements. This will require a broad knowledge of systems and workflows.

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.”

Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards

  • System Configuration and Administration.
  • Develop, Implement and Maintain the Epic reporting system such as Clarity and Caboodle including the implementation, monitoring and validation of provided ETL routines.
  • Work with other key ITG groups such as DBAs, networking, security and infrastructure teams to assure the systems follow ITG standards and best practices.
  • Implement, maintain, monitor and fix Epic supplied data feeds and processes.
  • Recommend changes to ETL and data processing routines and the system configuration or environment to ensure that routines run efficiently and complete according to SLAs.
  • Develop custom ETL processes to provide additional data to Epic Clarity or related data warehouses and systems to meet reporting requirements.
  • Work with the appropriate vendors (i.e. Epic) and BIAA team resources to evaluate new systems, new modules for existing systems and new capabilities that need to be implemented to support critical healthcare reporting efforts.
  • Perform regular backfills, system updates (SUs) and upgrades as required.
  • Analyze what tables need to be included as part of normal Backfill processing and perform Backfilling process in close collaboration with other Platform Administrators, such as Caboodle.
  • Perform the necessary technical installation and configuration steps to implement SUs and Upgrades. Work with the vendor to troubleshoot and resolve any application bugs that arise as a result.

Epic Clarity System Support

  • Troubleshoot and analyze ETL process failures, data anomalies and other ETL or data warehouse issues identified by automated monitoring, other developers and end users.
  • 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.
  • Deliver additional ETL tools and/or data warehouse systems/products to improve the use of business data in the decision-making process.

Validate Data in Clarity and the Data Warehouse

Provide support to data warehouse developers, data 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.

Requirement

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and four years’ work-related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments; ORBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and six years’ work-related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environmentsOR Associate’s degree in Computer Science or related field and seven years’ work-related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments; OR Eight years’ work-related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments.

  • Required 3 years of experience administering and supporting Epic Clarity.
  • Required 3 years SQL Server Experience, including SSIS and T-SQL, coding, performance tuning, and system optimization.
  • Required 3 years’ experience in a data warehouse environment utilizing Epic Healthcare Data, Epic Clarity Database and Epic
  • Required ETL Process.
  • Required 2 years’ experience with Oracle PL/SQL coding and tuning.
  • Required Knowledge of data warehousing architecture.
  • Required Ability to read, write and maintain SQL Code.


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Senior Digital IT Solutions Architect

Title: Digital Solution Architect, IT Customer Applications
Duration: Permanent Direct Hire
Location: Portland, OR

Exciting opportunity for a senior level Solutions Architect to join a top Portland employer in the Energy / Utility industry. This role Architects and develops technology solutions for digital programs, products, and business problems with the goal of reducing the friction between our client and their customers. If you are hungry for a meaningful position where your work impacts the quality of life for your community, this position is worth exploring.

This role will also combine knowledge of best in class emerging technologies, client current platforms and architecture, and the changing requirements of business users and customers to develop and maintain a strategic roadmap.

Responsibilities:

  • Owns the architecture for the full stack of digital systems, and a future state multi-year roadmap including service automation, system integrations and interfaces, authentication and identity, data models and performance targets.
  • Develops and drives implementation of reference models, reference architecture, technical design, design patterns, reusable frameworks, and best practices in alignment with the architecture standards.
  • Researches and develops specifications for new products/services, applications and service offerings.

Education/Experience/Certifications

  • 8+ years in Solutions Architecture or similar roles
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, engineering management or equivalent work experience in related discipline.
  • TOGAF, ITIL, ARCHIMATE certification preferred.


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Sr. IT Cyber Security Developer Analyst

Job Title: Sr. IT Cyber Security Developer / Analyst
Job Number: 19-0942
Location: Portland, OR

This position will work as a senior technical role that contributes to designs, develops, deploys and supports new cyber security capabilities, engineering and supporting security platforms and tools to protect our customers and stakeholders.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
Development/Support:
  • Develops or maintains computer programs, scripts and vendor security applications/tools, including designing, coding, testing, debugging, and implementation as needed.
  • Contributes to feasibility studies and defines and designs system requirements for complex projects.
  • Provide code reviews of team members and project resources

Leadership:

  • Acts as a liaison to the other systems areas and provides technical guidance working with the solution architect.
  • Acts as the technical consultant on project development or transition of new support requirements and the implementation of any new support processes.
  • Provides guidance, assistance, coordination and follow-up on inquiries and problem reports to determine short workarounds and long-term resolution of reported problems or malfunctions.
  • Serves as an expert resource or “go to person” within a group; may review work of others.

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Consults with system partners and other business units regarding current and proposed support techniques, practices, or new technologies.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations on current processes, practices, or technologies that would enhance business and IT needs.
  • Communicates with systems, vendors, and partners at all levels in the business unit about proposed processes that would enhance current practices.
  • Provides input into strategic planning and long-range direction for technology, processes and practices working with solution architect and IT Applications management
  • Reviews documents, existing procedures, and processes and recommends where automation or improved processes can be implemented.
  • Evaluates the quality and effectiveness of new processes, systems and/or modifications to existing solutions.
The successful candidate must have:
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of Identity Access Management (IAM), specifically experience configuring/implementing and Day2 support of SailPoint IIQ, in a complex Sailpoint IIQ environment integrating with AD, databases, applications via out of the box and custom developed adapters.
  • Develop custom connectors, lifecycle / workflows, rules, etc, in Sailpoint IIQ. Configure UI views, request items, approvals, access reviews and re-certifications, reports, etc
  • Experience working with programming languages: Java, BeanShell/JavaScript, JSP/Servlets, J2EE, SQL, PL/SQL.
  • Experience with the following web technologies: XML, SPML/SOAP, Web and Application Servers (Tomcat and/or JBoss), HTML.
  • Experience working with tools such as: GIT/BitBucket, Eclipse IDE
  • Experience working with Relational Databases - Oracle, SQL Server.
  • Experience installing, deploying, supporting, and customizing vendor software across multiple platforms (UNIX, Windows, etc…).
  • LDAP directories, including Active Directory, Azure AD
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent communication skills and extensive experience working with clients and partners.
  • Strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Proven experience with all phases of SDLC and ITIL.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere and collaborate with others to establish and meet timelines with minimal oversight. Work closely and effectively with the CyberSecurity Engineer Lead, IAM Architect, IAM Program Management team, QA, and Application team resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Math or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills.
  • Will participate in team on-call rotation supporting applications/systems.
  • Will be available for storm response during inclement weather.
The successful candidate will benefit from having:
  • Prefer deep experience with Privileged Access Management (PAM) applications and tools, specifically CyberArk, leveraging this tool within a mature IAM and Sailpoint environment.
  • Prefer experience with F5 technology as a load-balance and security function.
  • Security architecture and design experience desired.
  • Experience with role engineering tools a plus (RBAC).
  • Experience building bullet-proofing / automated monitoring capabilities around vended applications.
  • Broad perspective of the utility business and thorough knowledge of network concepts and systems.
  • Ensure security policies and applicable regulatory guidelines are adhered to in the implementation of IAM solutions.
  • Working knowledge of applicable policies, rules and regulations, especially concerning employee privacy.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the managing and reporting of compliance environments (i.e. SOX, NERC CIP, HIPAA)
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum / Kanban / Waterfall.


Required Experience
8+ years’ experience in an application development, configuration and Day2 support role in the identity and access management (IAM) field is ideal. 4+ years in a senior level experience with IAM SailPoint IIQ. Advanced analytical and communication skills are required to evaluate effectiveness of processes, and to redesign or implement system changes.

Certification

As a Senior IT Cyber Security Developer Analyst, the following certifications would be a plus:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)


Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

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

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

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


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Software Programmer 2

Title: Software Programmer 2
Specialty: JAVA
Job #: 9163
Location: Vancouver, WA
Job Length: Multi-year opportunity with a full benefits package



POSITION OVERVIEW:
The TTSD Operation Information Team supports data historians, internal/external web sites, and provides analytical support for Client’s Operations Engineering group along with other departments within Client. This position supports general programming and server administration needs to create data repositories for transmission-related information, program tools to access the repositories, automate manual reporting processes, and provide limited business analytical support.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• With Client manager oversight and approval:
o Design, develop, test and deploy Java applications
o Provide development on Windows
o Identify or resolve problems in applications at all system tiers (Application, Server, Database, Network)
o Design, document, and communicate effective technical solutions meeting end-user requirements
o Analyze, test, and apply changes to the application environment under the prevailing change management procedures and requirements.
• Collaborate with software developers, testers and users throughout the System Development Life Cycle.
• Work collaboratively with users and technical staff to design streamlined user interfaces
• Productively integrate with an existing Agile development team
• Communicate technical information verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical users.
• Support Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) standards and North American Electric Reliability Corporation critical infrastructure protection (NERC-CIP) compliance when performing assigned work.
• Provide emergency and backup support for existing systems and functions. (See Additional Requirements section.)


REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Corresponding Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a directly related field is preferred,
• 7 years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field is required



Required Technical Skills & Experience:
• 5+ years of experience using MySQL and/or SQL Server
• Knowledge of and skill in applying the following;
o Java SE/EE experience with emphasis on:
• Java 7 or higher
• Java Messaging Services (ActiveMQ or similar)
• Hibernate ORM (or similar JPA based ORM)
o Experience with
• Eclipse (Ideally 3.4 or higher)
• JUnit
• Ant
o HTML, JavaScript and CSS
o Database Access (i.e. Entity Framework, NHibernate, ADO.NET)
o Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project)



Preferred Skills & Experience:
• Knowledge of and skill in applying the following;
o Demonstrated ability to quickly become familiar with existing systems and codebases.
o Demonstrated expert level Java programming within an experienced development team.
o HTML, JavaScript and CSS
o Adobe Flex 3.0+
o Adobe BlazeDS Java remoting and web messaging technology
o Object Oriented design principles
o Distributed caching technology (JBossCache, Ehcache, or similar)
o Web services and socket-based protocols (i.e. XPATH, XML Schemas, XSLT, WCF, SOAP)
o Web application development using MVC
o JavaScript front-end frameworks (i.e. Angular, React, VueJS)
o Windows application development using WPF
o Version Control Systems (i.e. TFS, Subversion, Git, Mercurial)
o Dependency Injection techniques
o Current experience practicing test-driven development using test automation frameworks/tools (i.e. NUnit, MSTest, Moq, Rhino Mock, TypeMock)
o Exposure to other programming languages (i.e. Powershell, C++, C#, Ruby)
o Database Replication Techniques
o Windows Cluster Server administration
o Governmental processes and (electric) utility experience.







Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


About ieSolutions:
Founded in 2002, ieSolutions is recognized as one of the largest locally owned Talent Staffing Services company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We deliver our best each day to provide Reliable, Fair, Collaborative and Compassionate services to our customers, candidates, and employees.
Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Our employees receive a competitive compensation package which includes health benefits, disability insurance, access to a 401k plan, paid-time-off and a continued professional development/education benefit.
ieSolutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Simulation Software Engineer


# 10428

Job Title: Simulation Senior Software Engineer (System Verilog, C,C++,Linux) - 10428
Job Location: USA - OR - Wilsonville
Category: R&D/Software Engineering

FTE/ permanent

Overview:

You will be working with a Business is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation Software. Our software tools enable companies around the world to develop new and highly innovative electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics in order to deliver better products in the increasingly complex world of chip, board and system design. You will be working with

Position Overview:

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer to work in the Questa Simulator R&D group in the Design, Verification & Test (DVT) Division. You will be part of a high-performing R&D team responsible for designing and developing high performance VHDL Simulation solutions.

Job Qualifications/ Required Qualifications:

  • BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Candidate with 8-15 years of experience with large software development project
  • Excellent knowledge of C, C++ with UNIX/LINUX platforms and good exposure to computer science principals, software engineering, algorithm design and data structures.
  • Self-motivation, self-discipline and the ability to set and work consistently towards personal goals in a dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a cross-functional R&D teams and interface with customers as needed
  • Desired Experience
  • Experience with code optimizations, compiler design, event driven simulation, compile logic simulation, parallel simulation, modern microprocessor assembly language a plus
  • In depth knowledge of any EDA languages(System Verilog, VHDL etc) a plus

Pre-Employment Requirement: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About ieSolutions:

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

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

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

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


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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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