Saturday, July 11, 2015

Comcast - Project Manager

Major Responsibilities:
This needs to be someone with a degree and at least 3-5 year construction management experience preferably within Data Centers.

Comcast Regional Data Center
Critical Facility Data Center design and construction Project Manager with technical engineering background responsible for all phases of a data center project: initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing.
This role is responsible for the project planning and delivery of critical data center infrastructure and raised floor fit up projects. Key tasks include budget, estimating, scheduling, planning, and problem management. Must demonstrate skills in leadership, team building, communications, and interpersonal relationships, as well as strong project management techniques, identify problems, analyze root cause and recommending solutions. Manage A/E, construction, and commissioning firms, complying with all business processes and controls.

*Provide technical leadership in deploying integrated data center solutions across the Comcast Enterprise, including the integration of critical facilities Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing infrastructure, hardware into an internal or external data center, network hub, etc.
* Plan, organize, and oversee all activities of the data center build including budget.
* Develop and manage standards, policies, and process for build Project Management.
* Work with solutions architects and engineers across Comcast BU's to ensure the most appropriate products and services are included in solutions design.
* Work with the Project Engineering lead to translate the intent of the design through Product Engineering support to Operations.
* Create Data Center Designs and Standards that meet the following criteria:- o Product Development Specifications.
* Operational Supportability
* Capital Efficient build methodology.
* Green build/operation technologies within capital efficient parameters
* Stay abreast of and promote, educate and enforce Data Center design best practices, corporate vision and policy.
* Provide technical expertise and end to end engineering solutions for all Data Center mission critical infrastructure including:
* Electrical Utilities
* Prime and standby electrical generator systems of all fuel types o Rotary and static UPS Systems o Low-medium voltage distribution o Open and closed transition automatic transfer scheme o Distributed vs. Catcher electrical redundancy method o Co-generation solutions o Large DC and Battery plants o Chilled Water plants o Air handling systems o Free Cooling systems including both direct and indirect air side economizers and evaporative cooling o Air segregation systems and containment o BMS and control systems
* Conduct meetings with multiple contractors to support vendor selection process for Architect, Mechanical and Electrical Principles, and General Contractor.
* Work Closely with Procurement teams for vendor selection process.
* Participate in the site selection process for corporate expansion. Evaluate the requirements and provide assessment of specific sites.
* Participate in client meetings with the ability to present Comcast design & build standards in a clear and concise manner in both technical and executive/layman's terms
* Work closely with the other members of the Data Center Acquisition & Expansion Team providing timely updates on the progress of the build schedule.
* Review and approve the development and implementation of electrical/mechanical standards and operations guides.
* Provide assistance to Product Development teams for design, business case creation, and project planning/implementation.
* Work with NETO Data Center team to ensure the product delivered meets the standards and intent of the project and can be supported.
* Represent Comcast in a professional and positive manner in a client and peer setting.

Job Requirements:
* Bachelor degree in a technical field (mechanical or electrical engineering, computer science, facilities management or construction management) with business aptitude or other business - related degree with strong technical competencies
* 3 - 5 years' experience in technical project management in data center and telecom infrastructure solutions, construction, mechanical or electrical industry Project Management experience with focus on the Data Center segment.
* Effectively communicate technical information and complex ideas.
* Demonstrate professionalism (e.g., cooperation, courtesy, assertiveness, and non-defensiveness, accepting constructive criticism, and maintaining confidences).
* Demonstrate good customer relation skills by providing prompt personalized service.
* Effectively handles stressful situations (resolving conflicts and meeting deadlines)
* Direct plant operations experience, or experience with operating engineers who have provided design feedback.
* Experience in engineering economics, or working with business analysts in providing value-based solutions.
* Familiar with ASHRAE, NFPA, NETA, IEEE, NEC, and OSHA standards.
* Readiness to travel 25% - 50% annually.

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Arapahoe County - IT Business Analyst

Arapahoe County is moving into the future and we need a talented IT Business Analyst to help our customers - the citizens and employees of Arapahoe County - get there in the most efficient manner.

We are seeking an experienced IT Business Analyst who is able to develop, document and articulate various solution options for both software and hardware projects; and enjoy both challenging and straightforward projects.  Our desired candidates have "can do" attitudes with a "service first" philosophy and thrive on augmenting change and bringing about results.

This position requires strong analytical and technical abilities and demands fast, but carefully thought-out results.  We are looking for people who have strong leadership and ability to think strategically on behalf of the customer to meet both their current and future IT needs.  A high level of expertise is expected and the ability to spot and correct errors is important.

If this sounds like just what you are looking for, we encourage you to read the position description and apply today.

Our anticipated starting range is $2,276.81 - $2,916.58 biweekly ($59,197.06 - $75,831.08 annually).

Monday, July 06, 2015

eBags - Data Warehouse

The Sr Data Warehouse Developer will have the opportunity to provide immediate and recognized value across the entire organization; marketing, merchandising, fulfillment, customer care, etc.  This is a great opportunity for someone who loves data warehousing and enjoys seeing the positive impact their work will have on all areas of the business.  The chosen candidate will be part of a small BI team, will have direct interaction with end-users and will provide direct input into the underlying data warehouse and reporting architecture as well as overall direction of the BI team.

Existing Data Warehouse Architecture
    Enterprise data warehouse on Oracle 11G.  Upgrading to 12c in 2016.
    Data sources include Oracle, SQL Server, web log files and other flat file sources both internal and external to eBags.
    Subject areas include customers, orders, web traffic, e-mail, marketing costs, freight costs, purchasing, inventory and more.
    ETL architecture is PL/SQL centric and includes the use of perl, korn shell and cron.
    DW is composed of the following architectural layers; staging, integration (using data vault concepts), conforming dimensions, atomic fact tables, aggregate fact tables, output to enterprise systems and short-term stop-gap reporting.
    SQL Server Reporting Services for reporting solutions and SQL Server Analysis Services for OLAP solutions.  SQL Server 2008 R2.  Actively evaluating 2014 and MS Power BI.
    Source control utilizes MS Team Foundation Server (TFS).

    Design and implement solutions for the entire scope of the data warehouse environment:  Load processes for data sources, data integration, conforming dimensions, fact tables, stop-gap reporting, etc.  Will work directly with report developers, data analysts and other end-users to define solutions that will accurately and efficiently answer high priority business questions.
    Develop OLAP (SSAS ) and canned reporting (SSRS) solutions to satisfy end-user information needs.
    Tune processes to ensure service level agreements are continually met.  Primary focus will be SQL, PL/SQL and Oracle database tuning, but will also include any other non-database processes.
    Collaborate with manager and team members to continually improve all development and maintenance processes.  Includes database design, naming standards, coding standards, source control, code reviews, etc.
    Ongoing maintenance and support.  Includes on-call rotation to resolve unexpected load process failures.

    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, other related technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, and work experience
    Solid written and verbal communication skills.
    Ability to quickly develop rapport with end-users and peers.
    6+ years data warehouse development within any RDBMS.
    4+ years data warehouse development within Oracle.  Must have solid SQL and PL/SQL experience including tuning.
    Broad and deep skills with Oracle data warehouse related functionality; streams, materialized views, external tables, partitioning, table functions, fact table structures, bitmap indexing, etc.
    Proven ability to create robust, efficient and maintainable data warehouse related solutions that satisfy end-user requirements.
    Experience with Microsoft Analysis Services and Reporting Services a plus, but not required.  Willing to train the chosen candidate in this area.

Location, Location, Location! we are located in the heart of the Denver Tech Center between Belleview and Orchard sitting right on 1-25!  We have AWESOME dining and entertainment less than a 5 minute walk from our office at the Landmark Theater district.

Enjoy life Happy hours, baseball games, and a dog-friendly workplace: we believe fun fosters creativity and camaraderie.

Balance and Harmony Generous paid vacations, paid holidays, paid community service time off, health club discounts and reimbursements, financial education, and employee discount on our website: we want you to do more of what makes you happy.

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise We provide the serious stuff, too. Our health benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision. We provide a Health Reimbursement Account to help cover unexpected expenses, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability, 401(k) Savings Plan with a Roth Option and Company Match, and Stock Option Grants, to mention a few.

Friday, July 03, 2015

University of Colorado Denver - Sr. Database Administrator

The Office of Information Technology works to advance the University mission by providing innovative technology solutions and services to the CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campuses, their constituents and partners.

Through our six core values, Service, Professionalism, Leadership, Innovation, Community, and Excellence (SPLICE), we make a difference.

The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) Office of Information Technology (OIT) Research and Shared Services Division (RSS) is seeking a full-time Sr. Database Administrator responsible for the planning, design, implementation, administration and support of multiple enterprise-wide databases, as well as individual databases developed and deployed for respective clients. OIT's mission is to advance the University mission by providing innovative technology solutions and services to the CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campuses, their constituents and partners. OIT's vision is to "Make a Difference" through innovation and service and values the following principles: Service, Professionalism, Leadership, Innovation, Community and Excellence. RSS's technology services provide researchers, faculty and the campus a robust offering of cutting edge systems and services, including application and database design and development, service and server hosting, managed services and consulting in technology. This University Staff (unclassified) position will function as a work lead and/or subject matter expert providing senior level technical expertise and knowledge and ultimately will play a larger role within OIT in leading DBA activities. They will be part of an experienced and close-knit team, working fully independently to complete tasks and projects assigned to them. They will be assigned to support multiple database systems and will serve as the primary point of contact for these systems, interacting directly with the system owner in monitoring system health and responding to any issues or requests. One primary system they will be responsible for administering is the enterprise health data warehouse utilized by Health Data Compass ( This position will serve as a senior level resource to the Director of Research and Shared Services. If you have applicable experience and would like to join a technology team that focuses on service, professionalism, leadership, innovation, community, and excellence, please submit your qualifications.

Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary range for this position has been established as $84,640 -- $105,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at 

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Posting Description:
This position will be responsible for the planning, design, implementation, administration and support of multiple enterprise-wide databases as well as individual databases developed and deployed for RSS clients. Examples of work performed are listed below.

• Plan, design, install, configure, upgrade, administer, monitor, and secure production and non-production Oracle OLTP and OLAP databases in diverse operational environments.
• Work closely with application developers, vendors, system administrators, security personnel and auditors to ensure best practices are followed for database (and related system) design, integrity, performance, and security.
• Collaborates on development of complex technical and security standards. Consults on complex technical issues and contributes to architectural decisions.
• Troubleshoot and resolve database and database-related issues.
• Develop, implement, test and maintain database backup and disaster recovery plans.
• Support database upgrades and patching as well as scheduled application releases.
• Administer all database objects including (but not limited to) schemas, tables, indexes, views, procedures, and packages.
• Monitor and analyze database performance indicators and recommend/implement improvement actions as necessary.
• Ensure the availability and continuity of database services by managing system changes and responding to service outages or events.
• Monitor user access and any security issues.
• Provide oversight and expertise to application developers in SQL coding and tuning.
• Assist developers in configuring and debugging database connections.
• Produce and maintain database (and related system) policy, process, and procedure documentation.
• Build and maintain documentation that describes database configurations, functions, access, security measures, etc.
• Continue development of skills and expertise on current and emerging technologies.
• Periodic after-hours support will be required though telecommuting is typically feasible.
• Provide database expertise and assistance to other OIT team members.
• Assist in training less experienced DBAs.

• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.

• Substitution: A combination of related work experience in the areas listed above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree. The other minimum requirements listed below can overlap with this experience.

• 6+ years Oracle Database Administration experience.
• Oracle Database 11g experience.
• Experience in Linux based Operating Systems (Red Hat Enterprise, Oracle Linux OS, etc.)
• Experience with performance analysis, performance tuning and debugging performance issues.
• Shell scripting experience (BASH, Cron, KSH, Perl, C++ or similar scripting languages).

• Proficient in all aspects of Oracle database management and has advanced knowledge and experience in many areas of management including: Database design; Performance tuning; Backup and recovery; Security; Disaster Recovery; Capacity management.
• Advanced knowledge of relational database concepts.
• Working knowledge of SQL Plus, OEM, RAC, Audit Vault, RMAN, Oracle OLAP and ASM and other such Oracle-related technologies.
• Extensive knowledge in the following technical areas: architectures and technical standards; database administration tools and utilities; application architecture and design principles; infrastructure architectures -- backup and recovery systems, storage subsystems, HA technologies, replication.
• Understanding of hardware (server, SAN storage, network) design and tuning for optimal database performance. 
• Extensive knowledge on performance analysis, design and connectivity between the databases with various applications and systems.
• Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities. 
• Exceptional planning, design, analytic, research and documentation skills.
• Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills working with non-technical users and stakeholders.
• Ability to educate, train end-users, communicate and effectively present ideas/plans with business and IT stakeholders to gain consensus on requirements
• Ability to work effectively as part of a project team and foster team cooperation.
• Ability to work with a high degree of independence and latitude.
• Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing time and prioritizing tasks.
• Familiarity with HIPAA and NIST 800-53 controls.

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
• Experience in higher education environment.
• Experience working in a multi-project, customer-service oriented position.
• Oracle Database 12c experience.
• Oracle Database Appliance and/or Oracle Exadata experience.
• Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (DWBI) experience.
• Experience with MS-SQL server, including installation, configuration and implementation of standard process for recurring tasks like transaction log management.
• Experience with MySQL and PostgreSQL, including installation, configuration and implementation of standard process for recurring tasks like transaction log management.
• Experience with Oracle Healthcare and Portal applications.
• DBA team lead and/or management experience.
• Experience with Java development and deployment.
• Experience working with Oracle support.
• Experience writing, troubleshooting, optimizing and debugging PL/SQL code.
• Experience supporting database systems that serve as the back-end to web-based applications.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

SendGrid - Web Analyst

As a Senior Web Analyst, you will play a critical role in helping the Revenue Marketing Team analyze each piece of the funnel in order to drive activities that are repeatable, predictable and scalable to grow revenue and program performance. This position is ideal for an organized self-starter who is passionate about data. 

This position requires experience working with web analytics reporting including implementation, mining and interpreting data for a SaaS organization. In addition, you will have experience with online marketing campaigns, monitoring and analyzing key metrics, providing insights about performance data, and highlighting how reporting data aligns with defined business goals and metrics.

What You’ll Do

    Prepare and produce analytics reports on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis
    Monitor daily metrics to identify issues or red-flags early, then work with appropriate groups to remedy the situation
    Manage big data pulls of varying size and complexity, from multiple sources
    Work closely with the web development team for implementation of new toolsets and updates to current ones
    Forecast trends for revenue and conversion metrics against team goals
    Ensure accuracy of data reporting
    Work with internal stakeholders to establish KPIs and related metrics for new products, site enhancements, and site redesigns
    Proactively analyze the web site for areas of opportunity and create actionable recommendations
    Work closely with web development team to ensure accuracy of the implementations
    Leverage qualitative and quantitative methodologies to analyze and interpret website data
    Document web marketing strategies and processes and recommend improvements
    Understand and combine data from multiple disparate sources
    Troubleshoot, identify patterns, and generate new approaches to reporting
    Implement web analytics and perform quality checks to ensure tracking and reporting are correct
    We're an agile, fast growing company and this job description isn't meant to be a complete list of your qualifications or all the things you'll do

About You
    Bachelor’s Degree
    7+ years of demonstrated success in analytic roles, specifically within a SaaS organization within a monthly recurring revenue model
    Experience with web analytics systems (Google Analytics, KissMetrics, GoodData, Convertro, Google Tag Manager, Salesforce, Segment, or comparable toolsets)  
    Advanced or expert-level skills in Excel, Tableau and SQL (MYSQL or equivalent)
    Strong understanding of HTML, web-based technologies, and statistical principles
    Strong attention to detail, accuracy, accountability and deadlines, with excellent organizational, time-management, multi-tasking and project management capabilities
    Denver or Boulder office locations