Monday, September 28, 2015

EchoStar - Network

EchoStar Satellite Services LLC, and EchoStar Company, provides advanced satellite communications solutions to meet the needs of media & broadcast organizations, enterprise customers, U.S. government service providers, and military applications. From video distribution, data communications and backhaul services to the delivery of television channels for direct-to-home satellite providers and broadcasters, we bring reliable and innovative solutions to the satellite industry. 

Summary: EchoStar Space Systems in Cheyenne, WY is looking for a Network/Systems Specialist to support the EchoStar Spacecraft Operations Center and will be responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of system hardware, software and related infrastructure in support of a 24/7 spacecraft operations environment. 

· Support existing systems as well as research and implement new tools and technology in support of evolving operations requirements and to improve system security, availability, and performance. 
· Install and maintain servers, workstations and supporting network infrastructure in support of operations/project requirements. 
· Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs. 
· Respond to ground system outages and provide end user support to Spacecraft Controllers and Engineers, escalating issues to senior team members as appropriate. 
· Develop basic scripts to automate routine tasks. 
· Ensure maximum system uptime by performing routine/preventative maintenance tasks. 
· Maintain system documentation. 
· Occasional night and weekend work as well as participation in a rotating on-call schedule is required. 

Basic Requirements: 
· ITAR This position requires access to export controlled items—candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. 
· Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university or equivalent experience 
· 2 plus years experiencers administrating Unix and Windows networks. 
· Ability to fulfill a 24 X 7 on-call rotation and respond onsite within 30 minutes 
· Occasional domestic and international travel required. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
· Cisco, Microsoft or Unix related certifications 

About Echostar: EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, and engineering services. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world‐wide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award‐winning company that has pioneered advancements in the set‐top box and satellite industries for over 30 years. 
Together with our three subsidiaries—EchoStar Technologies, EchoStar Satellite Services, and Hughes Network Systems—we offer employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue—over three billion dollars’ worth! 
At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you! 
EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. 
U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law. 
EchoStar is an EEO Employer (Race, Gender, Veterans, Disability)

Virtela - Software Architect

Virtela ( is the world's largest independent managed network, security, and cloud services company. Virtela offers an award-winning suite of services including managed networks, security, application acceleration, and IT infrastructure management - to market-leading companies around the world, such as Kraft, Honeywell, HanesBrand, Paramount Pictures, Red Hat and IBM. The company is known for its outstanding service innovations and customer support, which have been recognized by 40 awards during 2010 and 2011.

Virtela offers unparalleled geographic reach to more than 190 countries through its partnership with more than 750 carriers. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with globally distributed Network Operations Centers in US, India, and the Philippines.

Virtela offers an attractive compensation and competitive benefits packages ranging from health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401(K) with employer match, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, as well as company paid holidays and generous paid time off.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will lead and transform the OSS and BSS applications to act as an application architect. Working collaboratively with Business SMEs and software engineers, to design and deliver advanced applications with state of the art graphics, intuitive navigation, and next-gen UIs. These applications will support Virtela's OSS and BSS applications, for automated provisioning and service creation, work-flow automation, asset and inventory management, and 3rd party ordering / billing systems integrations.

Primary Responsibilities
  *  Creating design specifications and prototypes for next-gen applications.
  *  Design and development of real-time mission critical software, preferably in the area of workflow management, B2B integration, and operational Managed Services support systems in the data communications field.
  *  Work with the other Solution Architects to identify new application opportunities and technologies.
  *  Develop a new framework and design standards for Manage various software development projects, both new development and maintenance releases, to participate in the planning and business requirements process for new systems applications.
  *  Develop, establish and drive aggressive implementation of team operational objectives according to application requirements for functionality, quality, and on time.
  *  Participate in the development of Virtela's architecture design strategy.
  *  Provide one-on-one coaching/development to the local Development Team.
  *  Recruit, hire and develop the needed team members with advanced technical competence.

  *  BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a Masters is preferred
  *  Demonstrated knowledge of next-gen UI designs, coding, testing of web based applications.
  *  Experience with server technology stacks such as Java/Java EE.
  *  Proficient in XML, WSDL and Web Services, SOAP, REST & RPC, JSON.
  *  Demonstrated Experience in frameworks like Spring MVC
  *  Demonstrated ORM experience Like Hibernate / ibatis.
  *  Demonstrated experience in using software design patterns.
  *  Ability to design and aggressively deliver new enhancements for existing applications.
  *  Working knowledge of Linux/Unix platforms.
  *  Excellent communication skills.
  *  Working knowledge in database design concepts and SQL.
  *  Proven ability to rapidly deliver prototypes and proof-of-concept work to validate a proposed architectural approach.
  *  Extensive experience in full software development lifecycle using agile methodologies such as Scrum.
  *  Minimum of 3 years' experience as solution architect for next-gen UI/UX initiatives.
  *  Minimum 8+ years of proven progressive experience in software engineering as a developer, solutions architect, delivering cutting edge Web-based applications.
  *  Experience working for a fast paced service oriented company, focused on UI/UX software development and production support.
  *  Experience using Open source software, and understanding of the various licensing schemes
  *  Strong, proactive, self-motivating and professional work ethic
  *  Experience with NOSQL like Cassandra would be a huge plus.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Elevations Credit Union - Business Systems Analyst

Elevations Credit Union, a leader in the communities we serve, earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which is the nation's highest Presidential honor for performance excellence in innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. Our IT department is currently looking for a Business Systems Analyst who will report directly to the VP of Business Applications.
If interested, please respond with resume or send directly to
Position Summary: The Business Systems Analyst conducts systems analysis and provides technical support for core system and business applications used by the various business units, delivering superior customer service while managing relationships with end users, business area leaders, partners and vendors to ensure deliverables exceed expectations. Key responsibilities include: 
- Reviews,analyzes, evaluates and understands business systems and user needs
- Works with business process owners to solve business problems using available applications
- Proactively provide solutions, efficiencies, and streamlining business processes using technology
- Analyzes,determines requirements, tests and implements new/modified computer applications
- Performs configuration changes and maintenance of business applications and coordinate upgrades with vendors
- Contributes technical knowledge and understanding of applications to business process changes and support documentation
- Escalates outages and degraded software performance to vendors for resolution and serves as primary interface to evaluate, implement, address, and coordinate new releases, patches, and regulatory compliance 
- Execute sand facilitates  periodic testing and implementation of contingency plans to ensure availability of applications in case of system failure
- Serves as second tier support for software problems in frontend and backend systems
- Adheres to internal processes and design principles
Knowledge, Experience and Skill Requirements: 
- 5+years’ experience supporting business applications environments
- Experience with all phases of software development, utilizing Development Life Cycle practices
- Ability to execute multiple complex projects within required timelines and expectations
- Working knowledge and understanding of financial institution operation and business processes including technology solutions used in financial institution operations
- Aptitude for technology applications
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements
- Demonstrated conceptual thinking and analytical skills
- Experience with the Jack Henry suite of technologies (specifically Episys, Synapsys, Synergy, and Image Teller Capture) and MeridianLink OpeningAct and LoansPQ            

Required Competencies: Building Strategic Work Relationships, Communication, Business Acumen, Initiating Action, Planning and Organizing, Innovation, Adaptability This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities of this position and may change with or without notice.  Candidates for certain positions may be required to submit to a credit history report in determining qualification for employment with Elevations Credit Union. If the position you are applying for requires a credit history report, any information received in such report will be not be the sole factor in making an employment decision. A history of personal financial irresponsibility may be reason for disqualification insofaras it relates to your potential job duties. Elevations Credit Union is aware that occasionally there are extenuating circumstances that may affect an individual's credit history. We comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Colorado Employment Opportunity Act.
If interested, please respond with resume or send directly to

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

CoBank - Developer

CoBank is a $ 100 billion dollar bank with over 800 associates and is also one of the best kept secrets in the financial industry. We are a successful and unique bank that plays an important role in the nation’s rural economy. CoBank provides loans to vital industries throughout rural America – namely agribusiness and rural utilities. We also help some of our agribusiness customers sell their products internationally. It’s an important niche supporting U.S. industries that play it a critical role in the national and global economy.

Not only does CoBank – headquartered in Denver and with 13 offices nationwide – serve a unique customer base, we do it using a unique business model. CoBank is a cooperative, which means we’re owned by our customers, and they are involved in the bank’s governance and share in our profits. It’s a system that works. CoBank, the largest financial institution headquartered in Colorado, is strong and stable. 

CoBank has a vibrant, team-oriented and engaged corporate culture, and employees are respected for their experience and expertise. We provide competitive benefits, a generous 401(k) plan and promote a healthy work-life balance. Individual employees also get to direct a donation on behalf of the bank to a charity of their choice. Additionally, CoBank also has a robust environmental strategy and award-winning corporate giving program.
Web/Mobile Developer

The Web/Mobile Developer is responsible for designing, developing and supporting web and mobile applications. The incumbent programs using web technologies, such as:  HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript contributes in the design and development of applications, working closely with other developers and team management.  This individual will also document and support developed applications.
Why this job

As a member of the Mobile Development Team, you will be responsible for designing and developing web and hybrid mobile applications that serves both our internal and external customers. As part of our high-performing team, you will work with top-notch people and latest technologies. You will also enjoy a true work-life-balance missing in other organizations.  If this opportunity interests you, please apply directly to our site:

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or related field; or relevant work experience 5–7 years’ experience in software development Strong experience in HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript Experience developing applications using JavaScript frameworks like angularjs, jQuery mobile, backbone and others Experience developing .net and/or java web and web service applications Experience in web services integration Experience in using Database Management systems like Oracle and SQL server Thorough knowledge of SDLC concepts Strong background in agile development Strong testing skills Strong communication skills Adept at problem solving Preferred Qualifications
1-3 year’ experience developing mobile applications for iOS and Android Experience in UI design is a plus 

Other Requirements
Availability for off-hours support 
Availability for occasional travel 

Amy Jarrett
CoBank Recruiter