Network Engineer – Northern California – Contract to Hire

Location : Northern California

Duration : Contract to Hire

Rate : Please mention your best rate /Sal expectation

Employment Type : W2/C2C

The Network Engineer’s role is to ensure that industry best practices and methodologies are applied to a network refresh project involving voice, data, video, and wireless network services. This is achieved by planning, designing, and developing local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) across the infrastructure. In addition, the Network Engineer will oversee/perform the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. This individual will also analyze and recommendations in the resolution of network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide training to junior team members where required.

Responsibilities

 • Design and deploy managed LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including routers, switches, firewalls and other hardware. • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed. • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records. • Oversee/perform installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of customer managed hardware, software, and peripheral devices. • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry. • Oversee/perform new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.

Position Requirements

• Related degree in computer science or electrical engineering and/or three to five years equivalent work experience. • Certifications in CCNA/CCNP required. • Experience logical design models (L2/L3, Spanning tree, VTP, VLANs, physical cabling). • Working technical knowledge of network control protocols (QOS, PoE, NTP, DHCP), network management protocols (CDP, FTP, TFTP, SNMP) and security protocols (SSH, HTTPS, AAA, IPSec). • Strong knowledge IP communication and routing is required (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP). Experience with inter-company routing is preferred. • Understand WAN/LAN and transport technologies (Ethernet, Frame Relay and MPLS). • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Visio is required • Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required. • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. • Highly self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. • Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment. • Strong customer service orientation. • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. • 75 % Travel required.

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Data Architect

Duration: 6+ months

Location : Berkeley, CA

Employment Type: W2 /C2C

Responsibilities
• Work with Business Analyst to understand data needs and produce technical specifications for ETL work.
• Design data marts based on business needs.
• Develop Oracle Views.
• Assist in design of existing BusinesObjects Universe

SKILLS
• Expert in Data warehousing, metadata management and enterprise architecture Strong data modeling skills Broad information technology expertise
• Extensive experience using Informatica and BusinessObjects Demonstrated skills in dimensional data marts and end user reports.
• Oracle PL/SQL
• Data Architect – Senior level
• Must have excellent communication skills.
• Expert Oracle PL/SQL, Data warehousing/architecture and Business Object universe design skills.
• Someone who can come in and help build and enhance current data warehouse.
• Expert Level Business Objects Designer skills

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Network Engineer / Project Manager Hybrid Role.

Duration : 10+months

Location :Scottsdale, AZ

Employment type :W2/C2C

The candidate will participate in weekly project meetings with Engineers, construction, sales, Billing, etc. The ideal candidate will have BICSI certification / PMP / Cisco certifications.

Project Coordinator Network Operations & Engineering

Job Description:

•             Provide HUCS IP Telephony & data configuration support for the Client’s contracts

•             Provides immediate supervision and may perform individual tasks related to group involved in project completion

•             Lead data and voice communications projects

•             Coordinates activities, assigns projects, and monitors results

•             Monitors and assigns custom ASU shared proprietary CRM system.  Ensures Queue is kept in our SLA targets

•             Provides technical guidance to Voice Design team members and edge team that perform complex design, development, and implementation work by established ASU goals and processes in conjunction with HUCS requirements.

•             Responsible for presenting technical information related to specific projects or tasks and communicating schedules and timelines

•             Coordinates remodel, New Construction, Contractors, Inspections, and all MACD network maintenance day-to-day activities at the customer site or remotely from a company location

•             Assist in creation and maintaining processes for interaction between the groups to ensure that our processes and procedures are goal oriented such that we strive for a one touch do it right the first time process.

•             Must have an aptitude that lends toward development of key relationships with ASU construction, project planning, billing, and new build groups.

Basic Job Qualifications:

•             Direct customer interaction communication skills, (oral and written), customer service, organizational and multi-tasking skills

•             Goal oriented with a deep understanding of team building

•             Hands on experience with the following:

o             Cisco Unified Communications System configuration and management, including CallManager, Unity, IPCC, UPCC, HUCS

o             Cisco Layer 2 & 3 switch and router configuration and management

o             Layer 2 and Layer 3 VLAN configuration and management

o             Routing protocols

o             Isolation of network outage causes and service restorations

o             Firewall and security best practices and concepts

•             Proficient PC skills in office applications and network connectivity configuration

•             Proficient presentation skills for presentations to technical and non-technical audiences; must be able to translate technical terms and concepts to non-technical entities.

•             Associate degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

•             Valid Driver’s License

•             Must be available 24/7 for network outages and maintenance window work.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

•             Experience with inspectors and leaders of the construction, MACD, and billing activities

•             Experience with project management.

•             Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

•             Highly self motivated and directed.

•             BICSI training and certification

•             Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

•             Strong customer service orientation.

•             Experience leading in a team-oriented, and collaborative environment.

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Senior System Administrator

Duration : Contract to Hire

Location : San Francisco, CA

Employment Type: W2/C2C

In person Interview MUST.

Senior System Administrator defines, designs, and implements server solutions using the Microsoft platform. Proposes and implements system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the systems. Responsibilities include the implementation and maintenance of Active Directory, Exchange, Citrix, ESX and Fiserv core application. Experience in hands on operational support. Off hour on-call rotation

Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent experience.
• 8 plus years System Administration experience
• In depth knowledge of windows operating systems (win2k3, win2k8, win2k8r2)
• In depth knowledge of 2 of the applications below (Citrix, Xenapp, MS Exchange, MS Active Directory, VMWare vsphere4)
• Working knowledge of DNS, DHCP, Printing, TCP/IP network protocol
• Good technical/analytical and communication skills
• Good knowledge of Server related technology (i.e., RAID systems, tape drives, SCSI devices, monitoring, etc.)
• Perform 24×7 on call duties
• Basic knowledge of scripting (eg. VBscript, PowerShell, java)
• Basic knowledge of Cisco networking equipment
• Mentor junior team members, including other System Administrators and Desktop Support.

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.Net Developer / Reports Writer

Duration : 6+ months

Location : Denver , CO

Employment Type : W2/Corp to Corp

In Person Interview MUST

The ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in:

• Visual Studio 2005
• Windows Forms
• VB.Net
• Crystal Reports XI
• SQL Server 2005

Responsibilities:
• Work within a small team of developers to build and support complex business applications.
• Develop new applications in Visual Studio 2005 using Windows Forms and VB.Net
• Maintain existing and develop new reports using Crystal Reports XI
• Create and support Stored Procedures using SQL Server 2005
• Perform standard development tasks associated with the design and development of new application functionality or maintenance. Including analysis, design, coding, testing, training, and documentation
• Interact with technical and non-technical departments to communicate current issues and statuses of systems

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience. Preferred degree: Computer Science
• 2 – 5 years experience writing n-tier business applications
• Strong OOP Analysis and Design skills
• 2 – 5 years experience writing SQL queries and stored procedures
• Ability to work independently and within a group
• Must be highly motivated, self-directed, and a strong multitasking skills
• Strong analytic, design, coding, testing, and documentation skills
• Must be able to effectively communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise way both verbally and written.

Additional Notes:
• Client is going through a conversion from VB6 to VB.Net and they need someone with experience in VB.NET at a minimum but VB6 in addition to the VB.NET experience would be preferred.
• Someone with experience working in a environment where the company was involved in inventory, pricing, customer data storage would be preferred too.

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Workflow/WPF Developer

Duration :6+ months

Location : Denver , CO

Employment Type : W2/Corp to Corp

Interview : In Person Must

Need someone with very strong Windows Workflow and WPF ( Locals or any one in and around the area most welcome )

NEED to have:
• Windows Workflow
• WPF (Windoes Presentation Foundation)
• Visual Studio 2010
• Must have experience writing things that have actually been in production and real live production code.
• Must have worked with systems that have actually been used.

Other good to have: Experience with Agile and C#

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IT Generalist/ Documentation Specialist/ Technical Writer

Duration : 6months

Location : Washington DC

Employment Type : W2

Interview : In Person a MUST

Qualifications:
• Excellent written/verbal English communication skills
• Ability to learn and apply new skills rapidly
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
• Confer with executives, managers, customers, colleagues, and others to establish technical specifications and to determine the scope of projects and subject matter.
• Interview subject matter experts and observe activities to obtain necessary information for technical documentation.
• Develop and maintain technical documentation.
• Select or create photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts to illustrate subject matter.
• Manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
• Review documents created by others and recommend revisions, including scope, format, and content.
• Confidence in your own abilities and a willingness to make decisions and escalate when necessary.
• Preferred knowledge of Cisco equipment
• Excellent interpersonal and professional interaction skills required
• Ability to perform independently or as part of a goal-oriented team

Education and Skill Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism or 8 years of experience as a Technical Writer/ IT Generalist
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio. There may be other requirements, depending on the environment (e.g., skills in HTML, RoboHelp)
• Basic skills in a graphics editing program such as Photoshop.

For the interview, the candidate must present a portfolio with samples of documentation that he/she has personally created.

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