System Administrator 3 - Windows

Job #: 8638

Title: System Administrator 3

Location: Vancouver, WA

Duration : 1+ yr. contract ( multi-year)

Application Deadline: 9/26/18

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

Position Overview

Immediate opening for contract System Administrator 3 to work within Operational Infrastructure (TTOI) subgroup within Transmission Technology (TT) group in the Transmission Services (T) business line of our large Portland client. This department provides hardware maintenance lifecycle support for the client Control Center systems. TTOI also provides General Support System (GSS) infrastructure maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, emergency response, client support, system energization/acceptance testing, and performance analysis and trending.

Position Responsibilities

  • Configuring applicable software and systems, maintaining local documentation, installing/updating/removing software, applying change control processes and procedures, planning and preparing for future growth, trouble-shooting and resolving technical issues, and performing system-related training for the following systems:
  • Solarwinds server administration
  • Vulnerability Scanning, including Nessus
  • Cyber Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation Research
  • Implementation, design, and maintenance of least privileged and role based access control models
  • Patch Management
  • Server Virtualization, i.e. Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere
  • Network Virtualization, i.e. VMWare NSX, Cisco ACI
  • Antivirus, antimalware, and malicious code prevention
  • Data storage services, i.e. Nexgen, vSan, network attached storage arrays
  • Display infrastructure
  • Laptops and portable devices
  • Software deployment services
  • Virtualization infrastructure
  • Windows & Linux operating systems
  • Windows infrastructure, i.e. active directory, group policy, PKI, et al
  • Print services
  • In-house developed applications
  • Central time distribution
  • File services
  • Linux infrastructure
  • SMTP relay services
  • Non-production workstations
  • Research, test and draft / document standardized technical procedures for the deployment of server and workstation computer hardware and associated operating systems; organize, store and dispose of superseded documents in accordance with Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) standards.
  • Perform regular assessments of newly discovered vulnerabilities on a wide range of operational network devices, computer systems devices and various software packages. Document patch and vulnerability applicability assessments and recommend vulnerability mitigation options.
  • Implement, design, and maintain least privileged and role based access control models
  • Research, test and document standardized technical procedures for the deployment of server and workstation computer hardware and associated operating systems for final review and approval by client manager /staff.
  • Respond to help desk client support calls utilizing change management software to process and complete the tasks necessary for resolution of technical client issues; unusually complex issues may include involvement of the appropriate client manager or team lead.
  • Manage files / filing system(s) in accordance with compliance requirements. File and disperse documents/letters as appropriate. Validate that all official records are accurately maintained for auditing purposes. Maintain file records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) standards and procedures.
  • Provide advice and recommendations for process / procedural changes that may become necessary due to system changes, upgrades, etc. to appropriate client manager / team lead / client stakeholders.
  • Provide input and recommendations, to the client manager, technical lead and staff, regarding computer infrastructure decisions and create tasks to fulfill management-directed goals.
  • Support and assist the client team lead and North American Electric Reliability Corporation - Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP) subject matter experts (SMEs) with implementing, analyzing, and reporting on the operational compliance of all Control Center cyber assets.
  • Develop, draft and recommend improvements to the Control Center’s procedures and processes for compliance with client and NERC-CIP standards and policies.
  • Develop, draft and recommend improvements to the Control Center’s procedures and processes for client Grid Modernization project, as well as other capital and expense projects.
  • Assist client management with the implementation and promotion of approved operational compliance process improvement efforts, specifically as relates to the administration of the above referenced systems.

Requirements Education & Corresponding Experience

  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a directly-related technical discipline is desired (Associate’s degree in specified or directly-related field can substitute for 2 years required experience – see below).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a directly-related technical discipline is preferred (Bachelor’s degree in specified or directly-related field can substitute for 4 years related experience – see below)
  • Related Experience: A minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is required. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of Computer/Information Technology or related field and progressively more technical in nature. Applicable Associates or Bachelor’s degrees, as defined above may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirements:
  • Minimum Related Experience: This is a Level 3 Position: 10+ years previous directly-related IT infrastructure administration experience is required without a degree. (6+ years experience with an applicable Bachelor’s degree; 8+ years experience with an applicable Associates degree).
  • US Citizenship REQUIRED

Required Technical Skills & Experience

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

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience setting up and administering an enterprise cyber vulnerability scanning and assessment infrastructure.
  • Experience administering computer systems in a 24/7 high availability operational environment.
  • Administration and maintenance of network systems infrastructure management tools or systems including anti-virus, patch deployment, log management, software deployment and backup and recovery functions.
  • Experience setting up and administering Solarwinds management systems.
  • Experience administrating and performing and analyzing scans using Nessus.
  • Experience in researching vulnerabilities and deploying security patches in a large IT infrastructure environment.
  • Windows operating systems packaging, installation, and troubleshooting.
  • Administration of virtualization technologies including VMWare and Hyper-V.
  • Experience with administering both network and host based firewalls.
  • Experience troubleshooting LAN connectivity problems.
  • Experience using specific technologies such as Splunk, Remote Desktop Services, IIS, Apache, Wireshark, App-V, Tripwire, Trend Micro, LANDesk, Sysinternals Tools, Puppet Enterprises, Checkpoint Firewall, StorageCraft ShadowProtect, HP ProLiant server hardware, KVM hardware, PowerShell.
  • Additional Requirements (not required on matrix)
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.

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Linux Systems Administrator

Job#: 1804

Title: Linux Administrator (VMWare)

Location: Portland

Duration: 1 year – including PTO and Benefits Package

Job Description:

Server administrator familiar with VMWare, Linux and Windows Operating systems. Experience building servers and working with application teams to install software. The server builds are almost 100% virtual and done with automation. Most of the work is supporting application teams and following proper change process.

Focused on Server Fitness. Refresh server Operating Systems going out of support. Includes decommission of current systems and building of new systems.

Required Skills:

  • VMWare, Windows, Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux)
  • 2-5 years’ experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to follow direction
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience troubleshooting and researching technical issues.

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Mechanical Development Engineer

Job #: 2646

Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Development Engineer

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 2 year contract

Competitive salary with full benefit package


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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Required background experience and skills:

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

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Financial Analyst III

Job #: 2620

Job Title: Logistics Financial Analyst III

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 2-year contract

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

Position Overview:

Responsible for establishing and overseeing standard processes for reporting logistics costs, ensuring compliance to processes and analysis to identify opportunities for savings and process improvements. Support the planning and analytics related to logistics operations. A typical Analyst has goals of improving efficiency in logistics, driving cost savings, and providing reporting on financial and operational metrics to management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with third parties, ensure the freight bill and audit process is reporting compliance and optimizing efficiencies.
  • Research, analyze, and implement best practices as appropriate in the business unit
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation invoicing and logistics systems
  • Lead logistics financial reporting to ensure transparency and accuracy and appropriate financial system set up
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure carrier rates are accurately captured in the appropriate systems
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions
  • Support preparation of monthly presentations for leadership team • Track, monitor and measure the benefit of implemented solutions for moderately complex issues, applying company policies and procedures in the resolution of a variety of issues

Required Background Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelors’ degree required
  • 5-7 years’ financial experience, including 2 years of logistics related experience
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to analyze complex data sets and present summary message
  • Experience with process improvement activities within supply chain, specifically logistics
  • Conceptual and critical thinking abilities needed to identify opportunities to streamline and automate data reporting requirements and strong self-initiative
  • Knowledge of industry practices and standards

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Business Systems Analyst

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

Portland, OR

Duration start 5 months +

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

Brief Job Description:

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

    Ideal candidate will have:

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

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

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

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

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

Excellent project management skills;

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

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Change Management Coordinator

Job #: 1773

Title: Change Management Coordinator

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 1 year

Application Deadline: 8/5/18

Job Description: Strong coordination, organizational and communication skills needed to support our growing team of change managers. Light change management experience or a solid understanding of change management practice required.

Position will provide support to various projects/change managers. This will include administrative (i.e. scheduling training sessions), communication (i.e. drafting walking decks and other communications collateral), and change management (i.e. preparing stakeholder analysis, co-facilitating impact assessment workshops, etc).

Required Skills

  • Quick learner, curious and a self-starter.
  • Service provider-minded (takes pride in providing exceptional service to others)
  • Excellent power point skills are a huge plus!

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience working in a utility
  • Exceptional communications & planning skills
  • Strong organizational skills; strong coordination skills
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Service provider-minded; curious, inquisitive

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Change Manager

Change Manager

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

Duration 1 year – renewable ( W2 or 1099)

Location. Portland, OR

Brief Job Description:

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

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

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

Required Skills-are all listed

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

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

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DevOps Security Engineer

Dev Security Ops engineer

Location: Portland, OR

Duration : 6 months ( renewable )

Technical Skills

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

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Cyber Security Control Assessor


Job Title: Security Control Assessor

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


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

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

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

Skill and Experience Wish List

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

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

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Distributed Systems Engineer / Platform Engineer

Job# 7162018

Title: Distributed Systems Engineer / Platform Engineer

Term: Direct Hire / Salaried Perm position

Location: Los Gatos, or SF.

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

Skill Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience Distributed Systems Engineer / Platform Engineer
  • Experience with distributed systems and non-blocking applications
  • Java or Scala experience
  • Experience in things Akka, Akka Streams, Reactive Streams, RXJava,
  • Experience with distributed algorithms like RAFT or swim, binary protocals, Netty, NIO

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Front End Software Engineer (Perm)

Title: Frontend Developer

Term: Direct Hire / Salaried Perm position

Location: Los Gatos, or SF.

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

Skill Requirements:

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

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Operations Support Coordinator (Joint Use )

Job #: 1798

job title: Operations Support Coordinator (Joint Use )

Location: Beaverton, OR

Duration: 1 year contract

Competitive rate plus full benefit package

Brief Job Description:

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

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


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

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Supply Analyst

# 2605 Job Title: Supply Analyst II

Duration: 1 year

Location: Portland, OR

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

    Required Background Experience and Skills:

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

    Story Behind the Need :

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

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

    Day to Day Responsibilities, Expectations, Tasks:

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

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

    Top 3 MUST-HAVE Hard Skills

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


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

  1. manage direct ship returns. Which once the system implementation is complete, the process will go away.

  2. Working errors – root cause analysis to reduce to a nominal amount.
    Fairly standard daily processes – responding to dealer requests (can vary)

  3. . MUST have excellent communication/problem solving skills in order to partner with suppliers on EDI side – dealers and suppliers on direct ship returns. Answering emails and phone calls throughout the day.

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Change Manager Authentication

# 1776 Change Manager

(Project on Multi factor Authentication)

Portland, OR

Duration start 1 year (renewable)

To develop, lead and execute full change management strategy and plan for Multi-Factor Authentication project. Change manager will be responsible for developing and leading all communications, communications plan, training plan, adoption metrics, change roadmap; performing readiness assessments; developing stabilization plans.

This role will primarily support the Multi-Factor Authentication project and may also provide support to other IT projects.

The Multi-Factor Authentication project will roll out a new system for users logging in to systems. The change manager will need to advise on overall rollout schedule and determine change, communication, and training approaches necessary to ensure smooth adoption of new login processes for all employees and contractors.

Working with small project team, and previous experience working with utility, engineers, union; IT project experience, Communications, Training

Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

Familiar with technology, ability to collaborate with multiple partners in different areas of business, able to work with all levels from lineman to executive sponsor

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Change Manager

Job number: 1771

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

Brief Job Description:

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

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

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

Preferred job skills:

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

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Sr.  IT Project Manager

# 1770 - Sr. Project Manager

5 months end of year(renewable)

Location – Portland, OR

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

• Required Skills:

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

Management or equivalent work experience in related discipline.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

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

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

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

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

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Project Manager II

Job # 2613

Title: Project Manager II

Duration: 6+ month contract

Location: Portland, OR

Job Description:

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

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

Required background experience and skills:

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

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Analysis Engineer (vehicle Multi-body Dynamics)

Job # 2591

Job Title: Analysis Engineer (Vehicle -Multibody Dynamics)

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 2+ year contract

Job Overview

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

Top 3 Must Have's:

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


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

Basic Qualifications

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

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SQL Server Developer


Title: SQL Developer- Consultant

Location: Portland, OR

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

Brief Job Description:

Immediate opening for senior level SQL Developer to join a talented client team in Portland, OR for a key project. On this assignment you’ll be responsible for creating MS SQL 2016 SSIS packages, stored procedures, scripts, tables, views, indexes, reports in support of our Customer Analytics Database re-write project.

Must have:

  • extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012+
  • SQL scripting experience, including creation of views, stored procedures and user functions.
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) development.

Skill and Education requirements:

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

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Product Specialist II

Product Specialist II

Portland, OR

Duration 2 years

Application Dateline 07/25

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

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IT Infrastructure Change Project Manager - Consultant

Job Number: 1760

Job title: IT Infrastructure Project Manager – Consultant

Duration: 1 year. Location in Portland, OR

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

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

Required Experience:

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

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

• Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:

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

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Technical Writer 3

Job#: 8593

Title: Technical Writer 3

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 1 year+/ multi- year contract

Application Deadline: 7/15/18

Position Overview:

This full-time (up to 40 hours) contract position will provide documentation and technical writing support to the Infrastructure Services (JN) organization within the Information Technology organization at our client. JN operates and maintains the enterprise IT infrastructure and operational environments that support delivery of applications services to internal and external customers. The team’s responsibilities include the planning, design, coordination, configuration, installation, maintenance, and operation of data center services, network services, platform services, and internal operations services to meet business outcomes. The Technical Writer will draft, coordinate, and organize system security plans, continuity of operations documentation, installation guides, operational run-books, and similar IT-related documentation through engagement with technical experts across various IT disciplines. This position is located at client Headquarters in Portland, OR.

This position is NOT open to Foreign National Candidates.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: This position requires confidentiality, professionalism and requires passing a higher level background investigation, for which the incumbent must qualify to hold or continue to hold the position.

Contract personnel are not allowed to direct Federal employees, nor are they allowed to authorize expenditures or make decisions on behalf of client; these functions are specifically assigned to client employees. Contract personnel provide analysis, information and input to those functions. Additionally, contract personnel may only represent client (such as at seminars, industry events, etc.) with written authorization from a Vice President.

Position Responsibilities include:

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

  • Confer with and interview customers and subject matter experts (SME) to draft/establish technical specifications, and recommend material to be developed.
  • Work with internal teams to obtain in in-depth understanding of the product and documentation requirements.Produce high-quality documentation that meets client and industry standards and is appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities to recommend improvements to operating procedures.
  • Research and analyze workflow and processes for IT Help Desk, IT Client Support, IT Asset Management, and IT Operations.
  • Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts.
  • Document, edit, review, organize, publish, and present information to include requirements, design, business processes, policy, user manuals, reference manuals, and user-based scenarios (a workflow that describes all the steps, actions, and attributes taken to accomplish a specific task).
  • Research and document Federal Information Security and Management Act (FISMA) 800.53 security controls for general support systems (GSS) as a part of the systems authorization process.
  • Document and maintain responses to Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) items identified within Security Assessment Reports (SAR).
  • Elicit requirements to understand complex business systems and interdependencies with the upstream and downstream systems and put these concepts into a form readable and understandable by individuals with varying backgrounds and understandings.
  • Conduct technical interviews to obtain knowledge for documentation.
  • Organize material and complete assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and/or methods of reproduction.
  • Edit, standardize or make changes to material prepared by other writers or client staff.
  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions.
  • Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
  • Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedures, and production sequence and detail.
  • Communicate complex technical information effectively with a wide variety of technical and business experts in both individual and in group settings.
  • Organize, refine, and document technical and functional concepts into a useful fashion.
  • Write logical instructions:
    • Decompose high-level information into details.
    • Abstract up from low-level information to develop documentation, clarify requirements and organize library for use amongst the project teams.
  • Arrange for typing, duplication, and distribution of material.

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or a closely related field is required.
  • This is a Level 3 Position: 10+ years of demonstrated technical writing experience or equivalent is required.
  • Experience communicating with a wide variety of technical and business experts in both individual and group settings is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of the full Microsoft Office Suite 2010, 2013, and/or 2016 for the purposes of creating infrastructure architecture diagrams, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and Visio diagrams is required.

Technical Requirements:

  • Effective technical interviewing skills within an Information Technology environment.
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to organize and present information in various forms such as textual, graphical, and statistical.
  • Advanced knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the IT working environment, sufficient to explain technical issues to a disparate range of technical and non-technical clients.
  • Knowledge of NIST standards and cybersecurity guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience with FISMA security control documentation and testing practices.
  • Familiarity with the security authorization and Authority to Operate (ATO) process.
  • Familiarity with applying security controls under a risk management framework.
  • Experience with technical writing in a network or telecommunications environment.

General Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills for working with senior level business clients and technical client personnel.
  • Display calm and a customer oriented attitude in fast-paced and sometimes stressful conditions.
  • Excellent communication skills including facilitation and problem/conflict resolution.
  • Meet timelines, milestones, and deliverables to provide timely (weekly) status updates.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures, including change management, work/task tracking, and time management.
  • Support a sustainable infrastructure by maintaining adequate documentation of activities, including cross-training of employees as necessary.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, etc.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a Personnel background check pursuant for Public Trust (SF-85P), for which the selected candidate must qualify to hold or continue to hold the position.
  • The selected candidate will be required to sign a client Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) as a condition of the contract assignment.
  • Offsite Work may not be performed without prior approval from the client Manager.
  • All information associated with work performed offsite must be maintained in the client network environment. No client information will be allowed to be transmitted, stored and created, etc., on the contract worker's personal devices. Contract personnel must follow all client and government-wide security, asset management, and cyber security policies and procedures.
  • Offsite work may only be performed within the client service area unless approved by the Labor Management Office.Contract personnel must keep their employer informed of their work location at all times and must coordinate any changes with their employer and our client before the change occurs.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.
  • Upon selection of the assignment, the contract worker may be required to complete internal/external training to support assigned programs or software, software upgrades, or to learn new client technology.

*Note: Attendance at all conferences, workshops, training, etc. must be pre-approved by client. For any such events, requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis; approval is subject to the most current guidance provided to client and is subject to change. Client reserves the right to negotiate attendance on billable/non-billable hours and reimbursement of travel costs with the supplier. Reimbursable travel costs must adhere to the Federal Travel Regulations and be submitted via an expense sheet in Fieldglass.

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