Friday, August 29, 2014

EchoStar - Product Owner

Summary: is looking for a Senior Product Owner who will be responsible for managing all feature requests for the site and the backend support for mobile clients. 

Tracking and communicating the product release plans, including working with external customers to ensure their requests are being pushed to production per design and requirements. Creating spike, design, implementation and acceptance test stories for all incoming requests and tracking development points to manage resource availability.  Coordinating efforts between the design, development and QA, in addition to other development groups will be required to keep release plans on track.  Scheduling and driving meetings with cross-functional teams will be a regular responsibility.  Manage intake process for all web and mobile clients’ support requests from multiple sources and track all implementation stories to drive a fast-paced production release  

Basic Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience 2+ years experience  working in an agile environment 3+ years experience with direct customer interfacing 2+ years experience working with external partners 2+ years experience working with internal partners Preferred Qualifications: 
Previous experience with satellite-TV products or online video streaming Experience with JIRA, Pivotal Tracker and other development tracking tools Exceptional communication and documentation skills Subject Matter Expert for major products or initiatives Experience with driving projects with multiple cross-functional teams and customers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

VisionLink - PHP Developer

Who wants to have FEMA as a client?  Sounds like a disaster ... er mess.
VisionLink develops web-based applications for non-profits and government organizations that help people in need. VisionLink's technology is behind honorable institutions such as the American Red Cross, the United Way, and a myriad of social service organizations providing services to everyday people that need help from natural disasters to homelessness. Our technology supports 3-1-1 call centers, FEMA and other national, state and local organizations’ mission critical operations.

If you are a talented web developer with a passion for doing good, VisionLink needs you. We are an established company based in Boulder, Colorado who believes in teamwork. We use the Agile/Scrum methodology to provide sanity in a fast paced environment. If you are looking for a lively, dedicated and passionate work environment that is focused on creative, new application development where your efforts make an impact then keep reading:

What you'll be doing 
• Participating in the definition of the product path for future releases of our product suite
• Helping enhance and improve our existing products
• Applying your design and programming talent as an integral member of our development team
• Making sure that your team members can follow in your footsteps by documenting your work
• Analyzing and promoting system performance
• Helping support disaster relief by making sure we’re up and operating 99.9% - when it really counts!

What you'll bring to this position 
• B.S. in computer-related field or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of LAMP development experience 
• 5+ years of SQL database programming experience
• Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP and JavaScript
• 3rd party API integration 
• Ability to develop quality code that performs well under high capacity and is easy to maintain
• Passionate about making deadlines
• Comfort working in an Agile (SCRUM) development methodology
• A creative sense of humor, and adequate softball skills

And what you'll enjoy 
• A competitive salary
• Incredibly productive work environment with a group who really cares
• Outstanding benefits package
• Liberal time off
• The ability to apply your talent and make a tremendous difference – when it matters most.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Alteryx Analytics - Scrum Master

Alteryx is the leader in data blending and advanced analytics software. Alteryx Analytics provides analysts with an intuitive workflow for data blending and advanced analytics that leads to deeper insights in hours, not the weeks typical of traditional approaches. Analysts love the Alteryx analytics platform because they can deliver deeper insights by seamlessly blending internal, third party, and cloud data, and then analyze it using spatial and predictive drag-and-drop tools. This is all done in a single workflow, with no programming required. More than 500 customers, including Experian, Kaiser, Ford, and McDonald's, and 200,000+ users worldwide rely on Alteryx daily. Visit

The primary responsibility of the Scrum Master is that of Agile process guardian, facilitator, coach, and mentor to project teams. In addition, the Scrum Master has a deep understanding of iterative software development processes and helps to remove impediments that prevent the teams from being successful. The Scrum Master drives continuous process improvement efforts, guarding the team against wasteful or dysfunctional practices.

The ideal candidate has a passion for process clarity and improvements, good command of coaching and facilitation skills, and a true desire to continuously learn more. This role will report to our VP of Product Development.

Responsibilities include:
Act as Scrum master for 3-4 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work.
Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos
Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed
Ensure cross-team coordination
Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal
Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
Coach and mentor other scrum masters in our product team. Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams.
Liaise between the developers and User Experience/Visual Designers. Foster better communication between the disciplines.
Act as a project manager when necessary. Take responsibility for managing dependencies between our team and third parties or between our team and other scrum teams.
Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence. Actively contribute to the company’s Agile and Lean Community. Keep the rest of the company network aware of our activities.

Qualifications, Skills & Education:
4 year degree (Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience.
Excellent skills in planning, resource planning and assessment, financial planning and risk assessment.
Deep knowledge of Agile framework and Scrum process/practices
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong expectation management, influencing and conflict resolution skills.
Strong ability to collaborate across various groups, build relationships and manage effectively in a matrix organization.
Experience integrating and deploying applications across diverse technical platforms
Excellent organizational and leadership skills

5+ years of Software Project Management experience, with an Application Development or Technical Project Management background.
Scrum Alliance, Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP); PMI Agile Certified Professional

Alteryx, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Monday, August 25, 2014

Comcast - Senior Software Engineer

Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come.

The Division: Comcast OSS Tools team is part of Comcast System engineering Organization. The OSS Tools Team provides capabilities for monitoring and troubleshooting Customer Premise Equipment and HFC Plant health and performance metrics. Our goal is to partner with the business and provide front line users with simple, easy to use capabilities that satisfy our Customers and improve the Employee and Customer experience. We use Agile software development methods to quickly meet the business needs. Our team is known for being innovative and collaborative when providing solutions, and we have excellent relationships with our business partners.

The role: Are you passionate about network management, improving customer experience, working on cutting edge technologies and software services? Do you like big challenges and working within a highly motivated team environment?

As an OSS Tools engineer on the Comcast system engineering team, you will design, prototype, and support state of the art network management tools that monitor Comcast's customer premise equipment, HFC plant health/performance metric to ensure the best customer experience for Comcast's high speed data, IP telephony and video services. The OSS Tools team is a small and fast-moving team of world-class experts who are innovating in network management of Comcast's customer premise equipment and HFC plant. We are a team that thrives on big challenges, results, quality, and agility. We are always looking to try something new every day, and working with cutting edge technology. There is a lot of opportunity for innovation in this role!


Design and prototype of large-scale network management system for customer premise equipment and HFC plant utilizing fault tolerant distributed web server farm that can handle millions of transactions per day.

Development and execution of load, capacity, longevity and stress testing of systems.

Development of execution harnesses, systems validation tools and code performance validation tools.

Here are some specific technologies we use on the OSS Tools team:


Cloud Foundry






Oracle RAC






Skills Requirements:

8+ years programming experience

Experience with a variety of scripting languages including Perl and Javascript

Experience writing core programming languages such as Java

Understanding on how to scale applications depending on load

Experience with web application development including dynamic HTML, CSS, and JS integration

Ability to navigate Unix operating systems

Good communicator and able to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies

Great design and problem solving skills

Willing to take ownership of problems and see them through to resolution

Comfortable working in a fast paced agile environment. Requirements change quickly and our team needs to constantly adapt to moving targets.

Comcast is an Affirmative Action/EEO employer M/F/D/V

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Arapahoe County - Senior Solutions Developer

The Information Technology Department at Arapahoe County (ACG) is seeking a Senior Solutions Developer. The Senior Solutions Developer position is responsible for finding solutions to business needs that are not available from off the shelf software solutions. This position looks to leverage custom code and pre-built software tools to produce solutions that meet the customers' business needs.

Arapahoe County builds applications only when the commercial off the shelf software does not meet our business requirements. The position will be involved with building specific solution applications, application interfaces and solutions from cloud services.

A successful candidate will need a background in applications development, including an knowledge of development methodologies, architectures and frameworks. Candidates will need skills in CSS, HTML, Javascript and Javascript frameworks such as jQuery, ASP.Net and ASP.Net frameworks such as MVC as well as, C#, and VB.Net to support legacy applications. In addition, expertise in data warehousing and report writing technologies may be required.

ACG is one of change and technological expertise. The department strives to be a respected business partner to the departments of the County government and the citizens of Arapahoe County. If you are looking to join an intelligent and energetic organization with great benefits then apply now!

Our anticipated hiring range is $$2,711.89 to $3,611.50 biweekly ($70,509.14
- $93,899.00 annually).

EchoStar - Hardware Design Engineer

EchoStar has an opening for a Digital Hardware Design Engineer in Englewood, CO who will be responsible for all hardware aspects of satellite receiver product development. 
Engineering Lead for  satellite set top box  product development Design, debug, test, and characterize digital circuits for satellite receivers and other consumer electronics for high volume production Highly integrated SoC’s DDR Memory Flash Memory High Speed Interfaces: HDMI, Ethernet, USB, SATA Board level system integration of RF, Analog, and Power SystemsInteraction and coordination with other design, test, and manufacturing groups Write embedded test software in C or Assembly for use in design validation Solve technical problems with little supervision Work independently or as part of a team on large scope projects Contribute to project scheduling Develop initial design concepts for new product development Provide engineering and cost input during product scoping and planning Mentor other Engineers Some OCONUS travel  Basic Requirements:
BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience Minimum 4 years of board level circuit design experience Minimum 4 years of Schematic capture experience Minimum 2 years of PCB layout practices Preferred Qualifications:
Group or team leader experience Digital design experience in a fast-paced high volume environment MPEG audio and video experience C/C++ experience in an embedded environment Embedded Linux experience Familiarity with high speed memory and interconnect interfaces Strong Leadership skills Good communication and problem solving skills Strong digital design skills Proficiency with lab test equipment Effective at developing presentations and delivering them in front of a cross functional group Ability to conduct and lead technical design reviews      

About EchoStar:
EchoStar delivers innovative products and services that power global communication, commerce and entertainment. Through our market-leading Digital Broadcast Centers across North America, we operate one the world’s largest and most advanced digital broadcast networks, serving over 17 million end users every day. Our historical pioneering development of market solutions such as satellite spot-beam technology, end-to-end MPEG4 video delivery, placeshifting, whole home DVR sharing and VSAT data network management have consistently set new standards in the industry.
EchoStar provides a variety of benefits for all employees.  In addition to health and wellness benefits that support a new era in healthcare management, we provide unique benefits including Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Stock Purchase, Discounted rates on HughesNet and Dish Network services, Slingbox discounts and much more.
For a complete list of benefits and specific company detail please visit
EchoStar is an EEO Employer (Race, Gender, Veterans, Disability)

nVoq - Developer

nVoq is a pioneering leader in providing applications and development tools that enable a new generation of voice-driven productivity for customer care and healthcare providers. nVoq's marquee application, "SayIt", is a real-time "speech to text" utility which allows users to use voice to launch automations and dictate their notes, e-mails, or chats. The company is well established and positioned for growth and success. Our start-up culture drives innovation, opportunity, and results, which, combined with excellent hiking, biking, and skiing right outside our door, makes working for us a great opportunity. nVoq offers a casual, yet professional workplace and is looking for highly motivated, dynamic people to join a growing business. 

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER nVoq is currently looking for a software developer to help improve and expand its automation effort. While candidate's primary responsibility will be creating custom scripted applications in a variety of languages, candidates should also have an understanding of workflow automation. In nVoq's innovative start-up environment, team members are expected to address and solve problems that may not be directly related to nVoq's product(s) but result from our product's interaction with third party software products used by nVoq customers and we sometimes find ourselves working on problems for which no solution is known. The successful candidate will become part of nVoq's engineering team, but will work closely with nVoq's sales teams and end customers to gather requirements and develop custom workflow automations for inclusion in nVoq's SayIt solution. 

* General programming experience with any widely-used procedural language. * Creating automation, scripting, macros, or quality assurance automated testing, using technologies such as AutoIt, AutoHotkey, QuickMacros, Microsoft VBA, Visual Basic, PowerShell, Microsoft Batch, Perl, Python, Ruby, Windows Script Host (WSH), C#, BASH, or Shell. Additional qualifications might include experience with JRuby or other JVM-based languages, or similar technologies such as Jython, JavaScript, Groovy, Java, Perl, Python, Ruby, or PHP. * Developing graphical user interfaces or business forms. * Working directly with end-users (whether internal or external) and collecting requirements. In additional to the qualifications mentioned above, a candidate's general software development and technology experience should include some of the following: * Version control - CVS, VSS, SVN, GIT, Mercurial, Perforce, ClearCase, etc. * Microsoft Office - Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook * Some basic familiarity with Agile/Scrum * HTTP, REST, POST * Some experience with any IDE: NetBeans, Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode, IntelliJ, etc. * Some experience with at least one database: MySQL, Access, SQL Server, MongoDB, PostreSQL, Oracle, etc. * Some experience with virtual machines: VirtualBox, VMware, Virtual PC, Parallels, Citrix, RDP * SDKs, APIs * Localization, Internationalization * Unicode, UTF-8 * XML, CSV, JSON * TCP/IP, DNS * Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written). Professional demeanor. * Ability to work quickly and calmly in a fast-paced environment with conflicting demands * Understands concepts and principles of customer service 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE * College course work in relevant subjects required; Bachelor's Degree desirable. * Prior experience supporting or using voice recognition solutions desirable 

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive benefits package commensurate with experience that includes: Group medical, dental and vision, paid vacation and holidays, stock options, 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. 

TO APPLY: Interested candidates with the proper qualifications are requested to submit their resume to, please reference "Program Manager - Onboarding Support" in the subject line of your email. EOE

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Specialized Loan Servicing - Software Engineer

SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING, LLC is a rapidly growing financial services company located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. We believe that state-of-the-art technology and the best staff in the industry leads to success. SLS was established in August 2003 as a fee-based, third-party loan residential mortgage loan servicer. We provide the ongoing administration of residential loans on behalf of mortgage investors. SLS offers a professional environment coupled with an attractive compensation and benefits package.
Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Currently SLS has an opening for a Software Engineer who will be responsible for the design, development, deployment/implementation and administration of a web-based workflow application used by associates, customers and investors.

Following experience and responsibilities required:
Technical design, development, deployment/implementation and administration of web based workflow application utilizing development procedures and techniques that support the requirements defined by users and analysts.
Perform web-based workflow application administration tasks, including, but not limited to: Create/manage application maintenance plans, backup and disaster recovery processes, manage user/object security, create scripts to maintain database objects, capacity planning. Maintain integrity of development and production environments.
Research, test, and implement patches, upgrades, and other routine administration activities.
Analyze application functions and implement improvements to optimize performance.
Develop system documentation for all developed applications databases, processes, and jobs, including flowcharts and data models.
Track and report development progress and performance on a regular basis.
Ensure that standards for application performance, availability and security are being met.
Perform proactive performance consultation, design, calibration, and planning.
Responsible for suggesting, reviewing and justifying new technical tools and techniques and managing their implementation.
Translate and document customer requirements, recommend system solutions, and formulate detailed specifications from which workflow processes are developed.
Work closely with business partners and Vendors to produce quality products that meet business needs.
Implement solutions that include requirements gathering, design, specifications, development, change management, testing and deployment activities.
Work collaboratively with team members and business partners in defining, designing, developing and implementing technology solutions to improve business functions.

Strong understanding of how to maximize application scalability, performance, recoverability, and maintainability.
Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environment with minimal loss of productivity or quality.
Demonstrated experience with adhering to usability, design and development standards.
Demonstrated experience with all aspects of unit testing, performance testing and user acceptance testing.
In-depth experience with the development lifecycle and software development methodologies.
A strong understanding of technical and infrastructure environments (data communications, web technologies, network, SAN, security, etc.)
Demonstrated experience with large scale database design and development on the Microsoft SQL Server platforms including normalization techniques, writing stored procedures, performance tuning, etc.
Solid understanding and experience with SQL Server Database administration and development.
Experience with developing SQL Server applications and optimization including DDL, DML, stored procedures, triggers, SSIS, and performance tuning preferred.
Relational database experience within a multi-tiered environment; including use of database performance and monitoring tools preferred.
Ability to meet aggressive deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic team environment and interact at all levels to ensure reliability, availability, scalability, and performance of applications.
Excellent organizational, time management, and project planning/strategizing skills.
Experience with other Microsoft languages and technologies, including MSMQ, BizTalk, SharePoint, Visual Studio Team System (VSTS), and Team Foundation Server a plus.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem resolution skills.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Certification Preferred.
B.S. or B.A. in Computer Science preferred or equivalent work experience.

Please send resume and a summary of experience to

Thank you so much for your interest and feedback in advance!

gloo - DevOps

gloo is a fully-funded startup in Boulder CO that has exited beta and launched our mobile apps (iOS and Android) and web clients. Now that we are attracting additional paying customers, we’re serious about commercializing our products. We are in search of someone to join our team who will help us harden, scale and deliver the underlying platform supporting our customers.

Your mission: to manage the AWS cloud infrastructure for a high traffic web environment that is ffast, secure, reliable and available. Easy as pie, right? Our Platform as a Service (PaaS) is the key focus of the DevOps team. We are building key processes and systems that deliver a world class customer experience through superior operational quality, market leading uptimes and service excellence. We need your talents to help us scale and harden. So, if you’ve been aching to try that AWS move again – but this time with all the wisdom you gained from your first shot, then keep reading!

What you'll be doing 
• Designing, building and supporting the QA & Production platform on AWS
• Supporting continuous integration services using Jenkins
• Providing 24x7 monitoring and alarming services using New Relic
• Managing and aggregating log files using Logstash or Splunk
• Creating and managing configuration of infrastructure using Chef
• Evaluating all the moving parts of our current integration and deployment practices and guiding/advocating a methodology that will further improve the reliability of our platform while reducing risk.
• Performing daily network troubleshooting, administration and database management activities – come on – everyone gets to help out, after all, we’re a small company
• Thinking through a tough challenge over a game of table tennis

What you'll bring to this position 
• BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline
• A minimum of 5 years of experience working in infrastructure, operations or configuration management with deep experience supporting web based (SaaS, mobile) products
• AWS Web Services Certification with points for HIPAA compliant application experience
• A creative, articulate and competent communicator – able to deliver your message clearly, concisely and confidently
• Experience working with Linux & an understanding of what it means to operate in a 24x7 production environment.
• Comfortable with cloud infrastructure monitoring tools such as Chef or Puppet.
• You have worked in an early-stage company so you know what it means to shift priorities and wear a bunch of hats
• Open Source tools are your preferred sandbox and you are comfortable with a good subset of the following: Splunk Logstash, Git Memchached, Redis, Varnish, ELB, Hapoxy, Stingray, Magento, Nginx, Rails, unicorn
• You are an organized professional capable of managing your time, tasks and activities without daily guidance
• You have a talent for making sense out of obscurity – you immediately begin executing concepts in your mind the moment someone has an idea
• Building strong and long-standing relationships is an important part of your being
• You can be patient and thrive even in the midst of intermittent ambiguity

• A need for structure and repetition in every work day
• Using the words, “it can’t be done” in a sentence
• Believing, “that’s not my job”

And what you'll enjoy 
• Compensation commensurate with Experience
• Medical with HSA contribution
• The opportunity to work with a team of smart, committed and passionate engineers
• A startup vibe without the startup hours

Goldstone Partners is helping this experienced team of thought leaders find a Rock Star who wants to be part of something big! Please send your resume to me personally at Principals only please. Unfortunately we are unable to support relocation or sponsorships at this time.