Friday, May 27, 2011

Canoe - Q/A &System Integration

Canoe is looking for a Systems Integration and Quality Engineer to test applications, application templates, and Producer*s Took Kit on Canoe supported set-top boxes. The majority of testing involves applications on set-top boxes, but other projects involve deployment testing on various platforms. The position includes developing and executing test cases, organizing test results, and contributing to the continual improvement of the Quality Assurance process. Additionally, the employee will share responsibilities for QA equipment maintenance (test lab, test racks, test servers, etc.) Must be willing to work on-site in the Canoe West facility and available to travel as required.

o Work with senior engineers within the Integration and Test organization to integrate and test solutions that drive towards Canoe Ventures business goals
o Organize and populate test reports
o Develop and exercise Test Plans and Test Cases
o Highlight test failures, propose workarounds/solutions, and bring to the attention of supervisor
o Execute detailed integration and test plans within specified timelines.
o Work with MSOs and 3rd party integration and testing teams in support of their test plans.
o Travel as required

Mandatory Skills
* Bachelor degree in technology related field (IT, CS, EE, ME etc.) or similar work related experience
* Applied knowledge of software development life cycle
* Knowledge and experience with broadband network architecture and equipment helpful (routers, switches, hubs, firewalls, SNMP, servers: DHCP, DNS, TFTP, TCP/IP, etc.)
* Minimum of 2 years experience with Cable, Satellite, Television, IPTV or streaming media testing and environment
* Familiar with testing methodologies, processes and tools (test plans/scripts, defect tracking/management)
* Administration and use of defect tracking tools (Bugzilla, HPQC, etc.)
* Scripting and programming knowledge for Set Top box automation helpful. Preferably in Python, however other similar scripting languages would be considered (i.e. Perl)
* Conceptual understanding of Video Transport Technologies (Multicast, ASI, RF, QAM)
* Knowledge of VOD functionality and technology.
* Working knowledge of XML structure and such concepts as parsing, querying and validation
* Working knowledge of SQL and Oracle PL/SQL
* Working knowledge of Unix/Linux operating kernel and of basic Windows operating system environment
* Willingness to work onsite at various cable company locations
* Ability to travel as required

Desired Skills

* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Good analytical skills and judgment
* Strong time management skills
* Must be a good team player, self-motivated and positive attitude

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Comcast Cable HQ - Principal Database Architect

Provide architectural leadership and guidance on the design, installation, configuration and operation of databases (Oracle 10g moving to 11g) for Tier-1 CEMP applications. This individual will be embedded within the delivery team and will participate in the evolution of systems from concept to design to delivery to production support. Will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing health of databases by collecting key metrics and leveraging various operational support organizations (e.g., Tier 1-3, DB Operations, Storage Operations, Network Operations, Security Operations and System Administration Operations) to resolve critical issues. Responsibilities will span application design (e.g. table, queries, indexes, etc), database design (e.g. clustering, storage infrastructure, high availability, etc), and operational design (e.g. monitoring, scheduled maintenance activities, capacity planning, etc), and will, again, leverage relationships with various support organizations to ensure optimal design, performance and stability. DBA-level proficiency with database technologies is required to be successful in this role. The job includes carrying a pager on a rotational basis involving all aspects of database management for Oracle instances in a 24/7 operations environment. As strategic sourcing alternatives are implemented routine administrative response will be covered by others. This role requires a strong understanding of the database structure, theories, principles and practices, as well as having experience in providing high levels of data availability, scalability and security for a large transaction environment. This is an extremely fast paced, technical work environment.

Major Duties:
-Be the single point of contact for the group for all cross-organization database-related initiatives, including executive reviews enterprise architecture initiatives and operations audits.
-Collaborate with the delivery team to ensure that database designs (DDL) and application code (DML) are optimal from a performance, maintainability and stability perspective.
-Create, organize, distribute and summarize key database performance and stability metrics, leveraging other operational support teams, and actively manage all open issues to successful resolution.
-Table designs, triggers, indexes, partitions, etc
-SQL queries, PLSQL programs, etc
-Database archiving and purging policies, practices and scripts
-Database, Storage Array and Network capacity, performance and high-availability
-Maintain the complete inventory of group-wide physical databases, logical entity-relationship diagrams and related data dictionaries to accurately capture data structures, data and application context.
-Contribute to the overall strategic roadmap for the group, in terms of logical, functional and physical application database designs, and the adoption of new database technologies or practices.
-Ensure optimal processes and communications between the delivery teams and the operational support teams to ensure proper planning and design, timely construction and on-going availability of databases.
-Fulfill a Tier 3 support role when there are database-related Production issues, up to and including managing operational support resources on the bridge to resolve critical issues.
-Manage the production databases including monitoring, planning, tuning, backups, data archival, and restores.
-Maintain a log of Production issues with root cause analysis and recommendations to address gaps in database design or configuration, application design or operational support.
-Acquire and maintain a thorough functional knowledge of the Comcast Digital Voice, Video, Wireless Data Card and High Speed Data applications/implementations

Monday, May 23, 2011

I-Behavior - Java Oracle BPEL Developer, Senior Technical Manager

I-Behavior Inc., a fast paced, growing database marketing services company with offices located in Harrison, NY and Louisville, CO has a great opportunity for a Java Oracle BPEL Developer in our Colorado office. I-Behavior is growing rapidly and is looking for the best and brightest engineers to help propel that growth. I-Behavior is now a KBM Group company and part of the WPP organization. (

As a Java Oracle developer, you will utilize your technology skills to maintain and enhance services and applications in an Oracle BPEL SOA WebLogic environment. You will be involved in the entire software development lifecycle, including architecture, design, development, unit testing, and quality assurance procedures.

* Design and develop Java Oracle software to populate, analyze, and extract data from Oracle databases, in a SOA/BPEL/WebLogic environment
* Use established programming methodologies to meet specified business requirements within project deadlines
* Document code and processes clearly
* Develop unit tests and quality assurance procedures
* Ensure data integrity and quality

* BA or BS in Computer Science or related degree
* 4+ years experience and strong working knowledge in Java, Oracle, BPEL, SQL, PL/SQL
* Unix shell scripting experience
* Oracle WebLogic application server experience
* Comfortable working in both Windows and Unix (Linux) environments
* Demonstrated experience working on large projects
* High energy, motivated self-starter with ability to take direction and manage tasks with minimal supervision within an energized, collaborative and entrepreneurial environment
* Excellent communication (verbal and written) and listening skills
* Innovative and creative, able to champion new ideas and initiatives with attention to detail
* Flexible and resourceful

Desired Experience:
* Oracle APEX (Application Express) experience
* Oracle development DBA knowledge
* Microsoft Visual Studio, C#, .NET
* Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
* Microsoft SQL Server
* Experience providing solutions in the Direct Marketing domain

Employee Benefit Package
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

To Apply
Send resume with cover letter and salary requirement to


I-Behavior Inc., a fast paced, growing database marketing services company with offices located in Harrison, NY and Louisville, CO, has a great opportunity for a Sr. Technical Manager in our Colorado office. I-Behavior is now a KBM Group company and part of the WPP organization. (

I-Behavior is looking for a highly-motivated and seasoned Engineering Leader to lead our software development and database teams. I-Behavior*s engineers are designing and implementing solutions on a variety of platforms, including C#, .NET, Java, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, Unix, and Windows, in support of sophisticated data-decisioning algorithms. I-Behavior is growing rapidly and is looking for the best and brightest staff to help propel that growth

As a Sr. Technical Manager, you will utilize your management and technology skills to direct the rapid development of efficient applications using multiple technologies. You will manage the entire software development lifecycle, including architecture, design, development, unit testing, and quality assurance procedures.

Specifically, your primary role will be to:
* Coordinate all engineering activities between software development and database groups to meet Operational needs
* Refine development processes to shorten time-to-market with high quality solutions
* Drive effective architectural approaches
* Supervise development using established methodologies to meet specific business requirements and project deadlines
* Confirm that designs, processes, and code are documented clearly
* Ensure that unit tests and quality assurance procedures are effective
* Ensure data quality and integrity

* BA or BS in Computer Science or related degree
* 10+ years experience managing, architecting, and developing solutions using many of the following technologies in a mixed Windows and Unix environment: C#, .NET, Java, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, Microsoft CRM, Microsoft SSRS
* Experience managing and/or developing multi-terabyte solutions
* Experience with OLTP, OLAP, Data warehousing, and ETL solutions
* 10+ years experience with SQL and relational database systems, including Oracle, MySQL, and SQL Server
* Hands-on, motivated self-starter with ability to manage projects and tasks within an energized, collaborative and entrepreneurial environment
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and listening skills
* Innovative and creative, with the ability to champion new ideas and initiatives
* Flexible and resourceful

Desired Experience:
* Mobile device experience (iPhone, Android, others)
* Experience providing solutions in the Direct Marketing domain

Employee Benefit Package
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

To Apply
Send resume with cover letter and salary requirement to

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Intrado - Database Administrator

Responsible for providing a quality, high performance database processing environment by defining assigned database tables and coordinating physical changes to computer databases in a timely manner while adhering to established departmental standards and procedures


Applicants for this job will be expected to meet the following minimum qualifications.

Associate's degree in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, computer engineer or a related field is required

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, computer engineer or a related field is preferred.
Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements

Minimum one year experience in computer science or MIS required, preferably to include database administration experience
Technical Knowledge

Based on area of responsibility and departmental need, knowledge of: one program platform (Tandem OS, UNIX) is required and knowledge of SQL fundamentals in preferred (i.e., Tandem SQL, Informix, FOCUS, IBM DB2, NT SQL Server, etc.) is preferred. Oracle Streams, RAC, and Data guard experience preferred.

Suite of office software packages

Intrado North America's leading provider of 9-1-1 infrastructure systems and services. Founded in 1979, Intrado's wide range of offerings for safety and commercial markets includes 9-1-1 data management, wireless data services, target notification and data aggregation and delivery. The company's unparalleled industry knowledge in data management, network transaction, call handling and notification technology reduces the effort, cost, time and complexity associated with providing reliable information for 9-1-1, safety and commercial applications.

Please visit our website for more information on the company at Please send your resume with salary requirements to

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Drug Test, Background Review, and Motor Vehicle Check required. Intrado is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are looking for an Oracle DBA with 3-5 years experience (or educational background). Other database experience like MYSql or MS Sql Server is a plus. Your role will be to conduct support and maintenance activities, work tickets to support our customer’s environments as well as participate in various project initiatives.
* A University degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or a related discipline
* Oracle 9/10/11 Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) DBA
* Demonstrated interpersonal skills with a strong orientation towards customer service.
* Strong critical thinking and analytical skills

This a mid-level or intermediate level position.
* Ideally you have been part of a support organization and involved in implementation projects.
* Demonstrated experience supporting an Oracle environment on Linux, UNIX, or Windows.
* Experience working with project managers to implement new projects and resolve issues
* You have demonstrated experience liaising with customers of an IT organization.

Candidate will also provide support for additional systems providing recommendations for setup, layout and requirements. Ensure databases are accessible to mission critical applications, troubleshoot database related issues.

Candidate must have sufficient formal and/or information training experience in RDBMS administration and maintenance, database design, analysis, and management, extensive experience as a designer/information systems analyst, database manager or database administrator.
* Manage corporate Oracle database architecture, interconnections, and schemas for the storage and retrieval of corporate information in a high transaction rate, mission critical 24x7 environments.
* Database planning, scaling, and capacity planning activities
* Database design, index creation, database optimization, and performance tuning
* Design and implement new data models, tables, and schemas to support new functionality as the business demands
* Administration and management of all database software patches and upgrades
* Ensure high availability, backup, and recovery of production databases
* Manage physical standby/failover servers in remote facilities

Friday, May 20, 2011

Douglas County School District - Business Analyst

Responsibilities: Manages requests for process improvements, system enhancements, and the development and/or purchase of new software applications. Ensures that applications integrate into existing and planned infrastructure. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele. Translate functional requirements into work breakdown structures, technical specifications, including GUI, screen and interface mock up designs. Synthesize and document requirements for projects, enhancements, new software, and strategic initiatives. Lead requirement gathering workshops, sessions and interviews. Facilitate the definition of scope, goals and deliverables for enhancements, new software applications and strategic initiatives. Communicate with project teams and clients, including presentations to large stakeholder groups. Listen to customer needs and explain complex technical issues and solutions in a plain and common descriptive manner. Provide suggestions and guidance to the development team during execution phase to ensure product will meet customer needs. Create functional test plans and coordinate testing for integrations, new applications, enhancements and upgrades. All applicants and District Transfers need to apply online. The online application is located on the District web site under Current Vacancies. Applications must include the following (uploaded into the online application): Formal letter of interest specific to position (updated), resume and 3 letters of recommendation. For questions regarding the position, please see contact information listed below.

Requirements: MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING : Bachelor’s degree required. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years experience working as a Business Analyst implementing enterprise-wide applications. Three (3) years experience preparing, reviewing and documenting accurate and detailed functional requirements. Three (3) years experience creating technical specifications, work break down structures, user interface guides and detailed test plans for software developers. Two (2) years experience leading workshops, giving presentations to large audiences and facilitating meetings. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written, graphic and oral instructions.

Essential Job Competencies: SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Strong leadership, management and team building skills to effectively lead cross functional project teams. Must be able to work autonomously with little to no supervision. Understanding of Business Process Management, and ability to conduct business analysis and translate customer needs into technical specifications. Thorough understanding of and experience with the system development lifecycle. Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management. Excellent time management skills including the ability to effectively work on multiple projects at one time. Experience supporting a broad variety of business units, including human capital management, finance, and operations. Experience in education is preferred. Skilled in demonstrating innovation and creativity by continually improving internal processes. Champion and promote department policies throughout the District. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to effectively adapt to changing priorities, timeframes and team makeup. Experience in SQL Server and/or Oracle database environment preferred. Experience in Oracle E-Business Suite and/or Infinite Campus preferred. Technically proficient with Microsoft Office products and Google applications.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Time Warner Cable - Sr Software Engineer

Time Warner Cable Corporate office currently seeks a Senior Software Engineer for our Architecture, Development and Engineering Department. Below please find a brief description of the essential duties and responsibilities required to function successfully in this position.

Essential Job Functions:
· ; Design, develop, test, and debug server-side interactive TV software using java technologies
· ; Responsible for advanced level engineering support design. Analyzes and resolves complex problems to ensure minimal disruption of critical applications.
· ; Possesses in-depth knowledge of the practical application of engineering technology. Uses broad application of established principles & theories.
· ; Contributes to requirements documents; knows how project fits into big picture. Must review and provide feedback on requirements.
· ; Competent problem solver who identifies and resolves tactical situations.
· ; Works under limited direction. Determines and develops the best solutions to problems.
· ; Shares skills with and explains methodology to less experienced engineers. Has good written and communication skills. Can lead problem resolution and small project teams; provides positive influence to organization. May perform technical lead role on small projects.

Job Requirements:
· ; 5+ years experience designing, developing, debugging and deploying software for server side applications running on Linux platforms making use of modern java technologies
· ; Design, develop, test and debug software for server-side interactive TV software using modern java technologies.
· ; Must be proficient in the Java programming language and have a working knowledge of J2EE technologies and/or OSGI, JBoss, Web Services (both SOAP and REST), Spring, iBatis, JMS and Oracle 10g/11g/RAC
· ; Experience with the Atlassian suite of products such as Jira, Confluence, FishEye, Crucible and Clover
· ; Experience working in continuous integration environments such as Bamboo, TeamCity and Hudson.
· ; Experience with software build tools such as Maven, IVY and Ant
· ; Experience with Software Configuration Management tools such as Subversion and Perforce
· ; Experience in dynamic scripting languages such as Ruby, Groovy and Python
· ; Extensive experience with Linux shell scripting environments such as bash or csh.
· ; Experience creating and maintaining virtual machines using VMware or VirtualBox.
· ; Experience creating automated tests at the unit, integration and performance/load level and integrating those tests into a continuous build environment.
· ; Solid understanding of object oriented design and Agile methodologies.
· ; Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a concentration in Information Technology, Computer Engineering or Computer Science. Or equivalent experience of five to ten years of cable services and product design and development. And/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
· ; Is familiar with industry and company standards (ADI, MPEG, SCTE, ISA, TWC, etc.).
· ; Understands robust software development processes and software configuration management policies.
· ; Interface with third party software vendors to assist in installation and operation of our products.
· ; Must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
· ; Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four- year college or university; or equivalent training, education and experience.

Finally, Time Warner Cable offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401K plan, tuition reimbursement, and complimentary services where available!

Monday, May 16, 2011

GHX - Integration Manager

Integration Manager - MMIS and ERP

Will manage technical projects and relationships around the on-time implementation and deployment of GHX integration and connectivity solutions for Provider and Supplier customers. These solutions include, but are not limited to, Connect Plus, On Demand AP, Nuvia, and Catalyst.

Will be responsible for communicating technical details of GHX solutions and the scope of the project to all participants. Acts as a technical troubleshooting escalation point for internal and external customers, as needed.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

· Leads integration and implementation projects critical to the overall success of the GHX Service Delivery program.

· Interacts effectively with a wide range of individuals, to include senior management, and provides ongoing status communication of the efforts to key stakeholders.

· Develops solutions and adapts current technologies to integrate GHX products and services to provider and supplier systems to drive customer adoption, value, satisfaction, and retention.

· Effectively maintains and completes many concurrently assigned tasks, provides ongoing product support, and develops and communicates their understanding of the integration points and GHX specific setup of various Materials Management Information Systems (MMIS)/Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications.

· Assists with developing technical presentations and documentation, and conveys the technical capabilities of GHX’s products and services to technical and non-technical staff of GHX customers and GHX employees.

· Identifies technical solutions and business processes that enable the reusability of integration solutions to reduce integration timeframes and costs, both internal and external.

· Provides escalated technical support for Enterprise Sales Executives, Trading Partner Management, Customer and Application Support, and GHX customers.

· Creates reports and provides information regarding the status of client integrations on current projects.

· Assists Trading Partner Management, Customer and Application Support with repeat trading partner boarding.

· Identifies opportunities for third-party collaboration and product changes and enhancements.

· Disseminates technical and customer site information to all GHX departments to facilitate the understanding of deployed solutions and ongoing production support.

Required Skills:

· Strong leadership, project management, and interpersonal skills,as well as a solid understanding of healthcare supply chain processes and infrastructure.

· Ability to multi-task and excel in multiple roles, as needed, i.e. IT project/Account Management, Sales Engineering, Escalated Technical Support, Programming and Development, Executive/Customer Presentations.

· Intermediate to Advanced programming/scripting experience (i.e. TCL, Java, C, C#, Visual Basic, Unix shell, DOS batch files).

· Effective interpersonal skills.

· Well-developed communication skills (written and verbal).

· Strong problem solving skills.

· Ability to adapt to changing environment.

· Ability to work with limited supervision.

Required Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or 4+ years of equivalent work experience required.

· Knowledge of relevant data standards (i.e. EDI/XML/MMIS proprietary formats).

· Knowledge of server and desktop Operating Systems (DOS, Windows, UNIX).

· Knowledge of computer hardware, networking, security standards, and communication protocols.

· Knowledge of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) software and Internet/Dial-up Connectivity tools (i.e. Cloverleaf, BizTalk, webMethods, iSoft, Cyclone, CLEO).

· Knowledge of specific Materials Management Information Systems (MMIS) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (i.e. Pathways, Lawson, Meditech, PeopleSoft, etc.).

· Knowledge of EDI/XML data translation software (i.e. Gentran, OnCall, Quicklink, GEIS).

· Knowledge of relational database design and applications (i.e. SQL Server, Oracle).

· IT installation and implementation experience in a material/supply chain environment.

· Healthcare product and industry knowledge.

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications.

GHX provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. GHX complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

GHX expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GHX’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Great-West - Java/J2EE Developer

Great-West is currently hiring a Senior Software Systems Engineer to join our Financial Services team of technical professionals and play an integral role in developing JAVA business component APIs, web applications and Voice Response (Speech Recognition) applications.

A minimum of five years of object-oriented design/development required, including a minimum of 4 or more year's JAVA/J2EE programming and web development
Design, code, analyzes, evaluates, tests, debugs, documents, and implements complex software apps.
Previous experience with a relational database query language such as Oracle SQL including tuning
Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, or equivalent applicable work experience.
Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment.
Positive attitude and strong interpersonal/communication skills are required
On-call for 24/7 environment on a periodic cycle.
Web Services (Axis2) / SOA

Other desirable experience:
Dialogue Designer Experience or another IVR Application Development Tool
Application Servers such as BEA Weblogic or JBoss
UNIX operating systems such as Sun Solaris or Linux, Tools & Utilities
Understanding of Telephony Infrastructure
Ant, MAVEN, CA Harvest
Sun JAVA Certification

With more than a century of experience in providing financial security for Americans, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company serves millions of customers through a range of retirement savings products and services, life insurance, and annuities. Headquartered in metro Denver with offices around the country, Great-West is a leading provider of employer-sponsored retirement savings plans. It also provides annuity and life insurance products for individuals, families and corporate executives. Our corporate departments - including Corporate Administration, Financial Reporting, Human Resources, Investment Management, and Legal - support our business segments. Great-West has consistently received high industry ratings for financial strength.

For more information, please visit Great-West Life & Annuity at . We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We are committed to providing a drug-free workplace.

You'll find good people at Great-West.

Level 3 - Sr Software Engineer

"Solutioning group explores"

"Solutioning" explores? Really?

Level (3) has an immediate opening for a highly experienced Software Engineer / Architect in its IT Innovation & Agile Solutioning group. This critical role will directly explore and integrate New Technologies using Agile methods for rapid development of prototype solutions while collaborating with broader stakeholders across the mainstream Business Partners, Enterprise Architecture and Development organizations.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.
Leads the design, development, modification, debugging and evaluation of programs for functional areas. Analyzes existing programs or implements business logic for new systems. Devises logic procedures, performs coding and tests/debugs programs and assists in production deployments. Develops conversion and systems implementation plans. Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation.
Recommends changes in development, maintenance and systems standards. Trains users in conversion and implementation of systems. Works with production support to analyze and fix data inconsistencies, business logic misinterpretations or code bugs in production environments.
Key responsibilities:
Defines systems architecture, detail design specifications and develops long-term plans to meet project objectives; using current programming language and technologies, writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications
Leads the design, modification and development of software programming applications
Collaborates with multiple teams of developers to implement project specifications, providing workflow support and technical guidance to less experienced team members
Leads detailed and documented design, development and testing
Develops accurate LOEs (Level of Effort)
Provides input and recommendations on issues that impact design/selling success or address future concepts, products or technologies; develops resolution to critical issues and broad design matters of software applications
Provides leadership on a single phase or multiple phases of a project; partners with project management to identify key technical risks and establish development schedules
Manages projects through to completion
Provides technical mentoring, coaching and guidance to project team members
Leads code reviews
Evaluates and sets deadlines
Knowledge/Skills required for competency:
Has a minimum of 10 years software development experience
Typically has 5-7 years experience in analysis and detailed design documentation
Ability to work without supervision
Demonstration of strong organizational and communication skills
End-to-end software lifecycle knowledge
Familiarity with and adherence to design and coding standards
Ability to adapt to continually-changing priorities and aggressive project timeframes
Ability to view long-term strategic direction of development activities
Ability to display accountability for team and projects
Ability to assume a team lead position
Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
Extensive User Interface Development knowledge in Desktop and Mobile Applications
Extensive communications skills to engage/capture Customer Requirements & manage expectations
Proven Agile methodology experience for rapid iterations/prototyping for early customer feedback on multiple projects
Extensive Web, Scripting and Object Oriented Development skills
Extensive Web Services Integrations experience, e.g. SOA and messaging
Extensive Web 2.0/RIA knowledge and experience
An expert in an OOD language, e.g. C++, Objective-C, C# or Java experience
Extensive knowledge of Development Frameworks / Platforms, e.g. Flex, Silverlight, iOS, Android
Strong Application/Web Server, Servlets and JSP experience
Extensive Knowledge of the Structured Query Language (SQL), relational database principles and JDBC connection technology
Strong Database experience (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, etc)
Very Proficient in analyzing software requirements and documenting technical specifications for web applications / services
Extensive experience with the full software development life cycle, including design, testing, deployment, and documentation activities
Minimum level of Education:
BS/BA in a technical discipline or equivalent discipline plus 10+ years of relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Field of Study:
Computer Science or related IT field.
IT Innovation & Agile Solutioning Group
The IT Innovation and Agile Solutioning group at Level 3 is focused on identifying opportunities for: Improving Customer Service and Reducing Costs; New Product Offerings and Features to maintain Competitive Advantage; Differentiation to support creation and share in New Market categories
We are looking for talented individuals who have the required skills and ability to: Explore and integrate New Technologies using Agile methods for rapid prototyping; Leverage Information to improve Business Processes; Leverage Collaboration Tools to foster Enterprise wide cooperation and exploration; Use Innovation to overcome “commodity traps” for Competitive Advantage; Develop stakeholder inclusion and adoption via appropriate Forums.
The IT Innovation / Solutioning group explores several Technology areas not limited to: Mobility, Networks, Cloud, Distributed Computing, Data Visualization, GIS Mapping /Spatial Analytics, Security, Enterprise 2.0 and Data Center technologies.
A member of the IT Innovation and Agile Solutioning Team will be an SME in multiple Technology areas and will Prototype/Incubate Multiple Proof of Concepts: Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Development & Business Partners; Handoff solutions and lessons learnt to these mainstream groups.

WildBlue - Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer - WebLogic Engineer (5439)
Denver, CO 80111

Denver, CO

Job Responsibilities
WildBlue, a subsidiary of ViaSat, is the premier Ka-band satellite Internet service provider in the U.S., offering affordable broadband Internet access to everyone, regardless of where they live. The consumer broadband service delivers affordable two-way Internet access via satellite to virtually any home or small business, especially the estimated 11.5 million homes not connected to wired networks, such as DSL, cable, and fiber.

We are looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer, with a focus on WebLogic, to refine the design, test, implement, install, operate, troubleshoot, optimize, support, and maintain integrity and security of existing, and new as needed, WebLogic platforms. The Sr. Systems Engineer must demonstrate advanced proficiency in the planning, technical expertise, and direction regarding computer and network services for both local and wide area networks. The candidate must thoroughly understand business operations and provide the customers (internal and external) with accurate technical counsel, and supply solutions that satisfy ongoing business requirements. The candidate must maintain a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art computer/network system technologies, architectures, and products. The candidate will individually, or as part of a team, perform product evaluation and business case preparation. He/she will provide technical guidance to development projects, and assess requirements as they relate to our client’s network. Most tasks assigned are complex and difficult and require significant planning and testing. The Sr. Systems Engineer is expected to maintain currency with technology and be recognized by industry peers as a Subject Matter Expert in his/her field.

Job Responsibilities:
• Key participant in the ongoing design, implementation, configuration, optimization, and support of large scale, complex Middleware solutions.
• Provide rotating 24x7 technical support and complex problem resolution on escalated issues while monitoring and maintaining application stability
• As required, analyze and assess systems architecture requirements and determine optimum, cost effective solutions.
• Collaborate with internal/external teams to identify technical and support advancements.
• Evaluate and recommend changes to enhance platform reliability such as monitoring, tools, process and best practices.
• Contribute architecture and design considerations for new installations or architectural changes to existing.
• Mentor team members providing guidance as needed based on observations and requests as necessary in conjunction with formal group training sessions.
• Work closely with Vendors to evaluate & track bug fixes and service packs evaluating both benefit and risk.

Experience/Skills Required
The qualified candidate will possess the following skills, education and/or certifications:

Required Skills:
· 5+ years combined design, support, and administration experience in Weblogic.
· 5+ years of Linux or UNIX experience (Red Hat or Solaris preferred).
· 3+ yrs Java experience combining development, testing and troubleshooting.
· 3+ Years development or support experience with Oracle or SQL.

Desired Skills:
· Solid understand of mature Configuration Management processes.
· Proficient in scripting technologies (Perl, Shell, etc.).
· Solid understanding of SOA concepts and implementations.
· Experience building, configuring, and implementing Weblogic domains with WLST scripts
· Experience analyzing GC patterns of JRocket/SunJDK
· Experience with JVM thread dump analysis
· Proficient using SOAPUI or other tools to test SOAP/REST Web Service APIs
· Proficient knowledge of Java build tools such as ANT and/or Maven.
· Basic knowledge of PL/SQL and Java JDBC connection pools
· Experience with Apache HTTP configuration/operation in production environments
· Experience with monitoring systems (e.g. Groundworks/Nagios) and building custom service checks.
· Experience with XML Schema/Translation and Java XML parsing APIs (SAX, JAXB, etc.)

Work Environment:
• Ability to work non-standard hours as needed.
• Ability to work on-call hours

Education Requirements
BA/BS or equivalent experience

Travel Required

US Citizenship Required?
US Citizenship Required

Clearance Required?

Location Information
Denver, CO

Monday, May 09, 2011

DigitalGlobe - Senior Software Engineer

Company Info DigitalGlobe, Inc. is a profitable, fast growing technology company. We operate a highly sophisticated commercial earth-imaging satellite constellation enabling us to amass the largest database of high resolution imagery in the world. Our systems manage massive scale storage and processing of this data in order to provide imagery solutions to companies like Google, Microsoft, Garmin, Tele Atlas & Bushnell. In addition, our information quality meets the rigorous Defense & Intelligence standards for the US government and governments around the world.

Position Summary Ever wonder what it means to work with petabytes of data coming from satellites orbiting the earth and processing them across servers distributed throughout the world in real-time?

Simply put, DigitalGlobe engineers make computers do amazing things. Populated by extraordinarily innovative, creative, motivated and talented people, our engineering team gets excited by developing products that really make a difference and are used by millions of people. We're driven by DigitalGlobe*s mission to be the world leader in geospatial content which means some of the most interesting and challenging problems. If you seek to tackle such challenges as building a highly scalable computing infrastructure, novel storage systems, innovative user experiences or the next Geospatial Cloud that will change the world, then this might be a perfect fit for you.

We currently have an opening for a senior software engineer to join an innovative start-up division of an established technology company. Based out of our Longmont, CO office, this is a unique and highly technical role, requiring strong initiative, platform leadership and product to market experience in delivering a leading-edge platform solution. Requirements
•Coding rock star - lives and breathes code
•Extensive experience programming in Java
Extensive experience with
•Java frameworks (Spring, Hibernate)
•Web Services (SOAP, REST)
•Apache / Tomcat / Axis Toolkit
•Databases (Postgres, Oracle)
•Back-end Java
Experience with (nice to have)
•Building online mapping services and applications
•Cloud Computing Infrastructure
•Practical Agile development lifecycle experience
•Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems.
•Experience building and releasing hosted products in competitive landscapes
•Proven start-up experience in complex engineering environments
•Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills
•Self started with the ability to multitask
•The ability to perform in a dynamic and *process-improving* environment.
•Ability to work in a team environment
•BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent (PhD a plus).
•Unable to sponsor H1B Visa's at this time.
Knowledge and Skills
•Excellent track record with premier, market-leading companies. Experience in a technology or scientific company desired.
•Strong client focus, business acumen and results orientation; both a strategic thinker and able to execute tactics.
•Ability to work in an unstructured environment to strategically set and achieve organizational goals
Compensation Our compensation package includes: competitive base salary; annual incentive plan with payouts based on results; choice of medical plan; dental, life and disability insurance; employee assistance program; flexible spending accounts; a 401(K) plan with a competitive company match; tuition reimbursement; 12 paid holidays and 4 weeks paid time off.

DigitalGlobe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Friday, May 06, 2011

ClickBank - Oracle Data Warehouse Development DBA

JOB TITLE: Oracle Data Warehouse Development DBA
REPORTS TO: Data Warehouse Team Lead

ClickBank® is an online marketplace for digital information products that allows individuals and businesses to attract the customers they can’t find anywhere else online, and provides affiliate marketers with secure ways to be successful and profitable. With more than 46,000 digital products and 100,000 active affiliate marketers, ClickBank provides services in more than 200 countries around the world and is consistently ranked as one of the most highly trafficked sites on the web.

ClickBank has an opening for an Oracle Data Warehouse Development DBA in our Broomfield, Colorado office.

Job Summary: This position is an Oracle Development DBA that is part of the data warehouse development team to provide hands-on database and schema development, ETL performance tuning, evaluate and plan for future database environments, and administration of development and QA database instances. Activities to include schema and database maintenance, instance and query performance tuning, creation of data migration and archiving strategies and development of scripts and ETL jobs as needed to meet the data warehouse strategy.


· Work with our Architect and ETL team members in the design, development, and ETL warehouse strategy

· Help maintain Data Warehouse strategy and ETL efficiencies for optimal reporting through Micro Strategy

· Query tuning

· Instance tuning

· Storage capacity and resource planning

· Bring new Oracle instances online

· Implement replication strategy between primary and reporting Oracle instances

· Work closely with the Production DBA to support daily operations including job monitoring and troubleshooting of the data warehouse environment

· Securing the data stored within the data warehouse

· Coordinate with production DBA activities related to data planning and recovery

· Work closely with other data warehouse team members to develop ETL jobs as needed


· Must have minimum of 3 years Oracle DBA experience

· Must have a minimum of 5 years writing and tuning SQL queries

· Must have experience working in a data warehouse environment

· Must have production database instance tuning experience

· Must have production database backup and recovery experience

· Must have experience in logical and physical data modeling

· Must have ability to understand and debug Java code

· Must have ability to work in a team environment yet be self directed, proactive, and action oriented

· Must have excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills

· Must be willing to take on challenging assignments

· Must have strong verbal, written and organizational skills

· Must have experience writing Unix shell scripts

· 4-year college degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or comparable IT experience


MySQL DBA and tuning experience
ETL job tuning experience
Java development experience
Talend Open Integration Development ETL experience
Oracle 11G RAC experience
NetApp Snap Manager for Oracle experience
Knowledge of version control systems, preferably Subversion
HaDoop experience is a plus
NOSQL database experience is a plus
ActiveMQ experience is a plus
Experience with Agile methodologies is a plus


· 4-year college degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or comparable IT experience


· Minimum of 3 years Oracle DBA experience

· Minimum of 5 years writing and tuning SQL queries

· Minimum of 3 years data warehouse experience


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions ofthis job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job performed at a desk in front of a computer.
Requires heavy use of keyboard and mouse.
Requires sitting for long periods of time.
Casual work environment.

ClickBank offers excellent compensation and benefits packages. Qualified applicants should submit resumes to

ClickBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Level 3 - Business Applications Manager

Business Demands It. Level3 Delivers It. SM
Level 3 Communications is a leading global provider of telecommunications services offering reliable and secure network capabilities that deliver exceptional value. We are one of only six Tier 1 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the world. Our expanding assets have solidified our position as one of the largest IP transit networks in North America and Europe. As a trusted business partner, enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver converged voice, video and data solutions combined with a superior service experience.

Why Join Level 3 Communications?
We are trusted, reliable and responsive in meeting the needs of our customers. Level 3 is experiencing tremendous growth and raising the bar in the telecommunications industry. To support our continued success, we are looking for the best in the industry to join our team. At Level 3 you will receive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits - all with aggressive company contribution, beginning on day one with no waiting periods.

In addition to industry-leading benefits, Level 3 offers a generous paid time off plan, company matched 401(k), new hire stock grants, health and wellness programs, education reimbursement, corporate bonus program and access to world-class industry training.

Apply today and become an integral part of the team that is raising the bar in the telecommunications industry.


The Business Applications Manager will have the organizational responsibility for maintaining, enhancing and building upon the existing applications being utilized by the Financial Assurance organization. This will comprise of internally built applications as well as the point of contact with our external vendors to gather requirements and implement solutions timely and on budget. The candidate will be responsible for technical and architectural oversight, solution identification/development, project and resource prioritization, database administration/ownership and stakeholder management. Preferred Technical Skills ASP.NET 2.0 / 3.5 Microsoft Reporting Services Microsoft Integration Services SQL Server 2005 / 2008 Transact SQL, Oracle. Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business, or finance. 5+ years of related job experience. Strong skills in financial analytics Strong written and communication skills. Team player, customer focused.

Essential Duties
ASP.NET SQL Server experience is required Must have.

Education and Experience
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
5+ Years of business experience

OppenheimerFunds - Senior ETL Architect

OppenheimerFunds, Inc.​ has been helping investors achieve their financial goals since 1960.​ We are one of the nation's largest and most respected asset management companies.​

OppenheimerFunds' success has and will continue to be driven by our greatest asset: our people.​ For nearly 50 years, OppenheimerFunds' employees have helped shape a winning, entrepreneurial-based culture fueled by a commitment to our shareholders and our Corporate Values of Excellence, Integrity, Team Spirit and Caring.​

Position Purpose:

The Senior ETL Architect is responsible for the design, development, maintenance and support of the Enterprise Data Warehouse and Data Marts.​ This function includes all phases of data warehousing, including requirements gathering, data warehouse design, logical modeling, data acquisition design, development, testing, and deployment, as well as documentation.​

Principal Responsibilities:

· Must have experience and be comfortable engaging and working with all levels of business stakeholders

· Demonstrated understanding of concepts, best practices and functions of a data warehouse in the corporate environment

· Ability to troubleshoot and resolve performance issues with overall infrastructure

· Ability to write advanced PL/​SQL programs (performance tuning, packages, triggers, exceptions, collections)

· Experience developing maintainable, high performing ETL processes

· Experience designing, implementing and supporting high performance database architectures with large volumes with the abilities to maximize performance, data integrity and recoverability

· Expertise in developing star schemas (dimensions, facts, and measures)

· Experience designing and implementing Operational Data Stores and OperMarts

· Strong proficiency for analyzing source data and creating staging designs and dimensional data models

· Experience with Erwin and PowerDesigner for data modeling

· Experience mentoring and training others on Informatica and tuning

· Role may require more than 40 hours per week including weekend /​ evening /​ holiday hours

· Ability to interface with customers on requests or projects as well as offshore resources

· Strong aptitude to translate business requirements into technical designs

· Experience working with data for shareholder accounting, fund accounting, and other financial industry related data

· In depth knowledge of Cognos, including framework and report design, development and implementation

· Experience with Oracle running on Linux

· Experience with high availability for Oracle (RAC) and Informatica

· Experience with IDQ and First Logic Software for data cleansing

· Experience as a team member in an Agile SCRUM environment

Competencies for Success/​Requirements:

· 4 year college degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent

· 5-7 years of experience working in an Oracle, Informatica, UNIX production data warehousing environment as a Data Warehouse developer

· 3-5 years of experience of data modeling using Erwin or PowerDesigner

· 5-7 years of experience designing and implementing ETL processes using Informatica PowerCenter

· 5-7 years of experience with Oracle databases (10g or higher preferred) and expertise in SQL and PL/​SQL programming and performance tuning on UNIX

OppenheimerFunds is a thriving organization which provides a positive work environment, professional challenges, competitive compensation, and work/​life balance.