Project Manager

Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking an experienced project manager.  This is a full-time, permanent position located in the Albany area. The project manager will be facilitating cooperation across all team members, collaborating with developers, testing managers and others to synchronize activities, developing/following standard approaches and seeing that everyone has information, training and equipment needed.

Responsibility Include:

  • Facilitates team meetings and decision making sessions to help the team stay true to their practices and make or meet commitments.
  • Enables close cooperation across all roles and functions through communication and mentoring skills, leadership and facilitation.
  • Supports and educates the Product Owner with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Summarizes and publishes documentation related to metrics, velocity, backlog, tasks, and status of activities on a consistent and timely basis.
  • Understands and assists with release progress measures and release management.
  • Provides secondary support of Quality Assurance functions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant project management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to interface with both technical and business colleagues and the ability to lead with little to no direction.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office, project management software (e.g., Rally) and SharePoint; experience using process modeling software
  • Knowledge of SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) methodologies and other Agile approaches is preferred.

 

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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Description:

Our client is currently seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant at their Albany, NY office. Working hours for this position are 4 hours a day Monday – Friday, times are flexible to accommodate child care or school. The Administrative Assistant would be responsible for managing front desk operations. Bi-lingual candidates (English and Spanish) are preferred.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing multiple phone lines, answering calls and obtaining information from callers as necessary.
  • Creation of support tickets within the business automation system.
  • Client follow up through phone calls and email.
  • General Bookkeeping: invoices, accounts receivable follow up, bills and payroll entry, and bank deposits.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associates degree is required, a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must be very well organized and able to manage time effectively.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software.

 

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Systems Engineer

Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking a Systems Engineer who will be the primary support for enterprise servers and their supporting equipment. The Systems Engineer position is a full-time, permanent role located in the Albany, NY area.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor and manage all enterprise computing facilities including office centers, retail stores, and data centers.
  • Manage enterprise backup services utilizing SyncSort BEX.
  • Designing, implementing, and documenting the current infrastructure.
  • Incorporate the use of top of the line technologies and methodologies to enhance infrastructure operation.
  • Maintain and support Intel, VMware and SAN environments.
  • Troubleshoot server and supporting equipment issues, delegate technicians as necessary to perform maintenance and/or support as necessary.
  • Facilitate systems and data security.
  • Manage regular (re-occurring) server maintenance, implementation and upgrades as necessary.
  • Mentor technicians on technologies and methodologies as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree or Technical Degree and 7 years of related experience are required.
  • Must have Microsoft TCP/IP network experience and advanced Microsoft Software and Server Tools knowledge.
  • Microsoft MCSE Certification is required.
  • CISSP certification is a plus.

 

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Energy Systems Specialist

Description:

Our client is currently seeking for an Energy Systems Specialist to join their team. The systems specialist will be responsible for maintaining the efficient operation of energy systems. This is a full-time, permanent role, based in Albany, NY. Travel will be required for this position, often on short notice.

Responsibilities include:

  • Set up customer installations. Assembly and troubleshooting electro-mechanical systems.
  • Maintaining the efficient operation of utility infrastructures through the understanding of electrical schematics, piping, equipment and material specs, environmental impact on equipment functionality, and mechanical drawings.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting system problems.
  • Energy system design (for optimal performance).
  • Maintaining a high quality customer service focus throughout all communications with customers and vendors.
  • Developing new fabrication techniques.
  • Development of the preventative maintenance program for system field equipment.
  • Maximizing the performance of systems through the design and implementation of equipment enhancements.
  • Ensuring all parties necessary are properly informed regarding the safe operation of systems infrastructure.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a relevant field of study is required. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Must be able to travel on short notice. (80% +).
  • Energy systems experience is a must have.
  • Must be able to work well on a team and have the ability to effectively communicate with other teams and divisions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.

 

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Developer

Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking an Application Developer to join their team in Naperville, Illinois. The Application Developer will have the opportunity to improve existing software as well as design, develop, and test new software.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Meeting established company standards with software enhancement and development.
  • Analyzing the effectiveness of existing software then developing strategies to improve and leverage the software.
  • Troubleshooting software applications.
  • Performing the necessary functional testing and validations for software to ensure efficient and standards and requirements are being met.
  • Developing the knowledge of internal applications, tools, and processes and maintaining that knowledge.
  • Assistance with the development and implementation of Information Systems business continuity plans.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Relevant certificates in software development are preferred.
  • 8 – 10 years of application development experience is required. 5 or more of those years must be in object oriented software development. 3 or more of those years must be in web programming (this includes: ASP.net, Web Forms, and MVC).

Experience with the following is required:

  • Microsoft.NET, Visual Studio, C#, ASP.NET, IIS, and SQL Reporting Services and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Java, JavaScript, JDBC, HTML, XML, Crystal Reports, Oracle RDBMS, Apache Web Server and Visual Basic.

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Unified Modeling Language, entity/relationship diagramming, and/or object oriented analysis and design.
  • Application software development for the financial industry.

 

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Office Administrator

Description:

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Office Administrator to join their team in Peru, NY. The primary responsibility of the Office Administrator is to assist the PMO with will be to assist with process improvement, maintenance of the organization’s systems, and development needs to ensure high levels of organizational performance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure critical enabling systems and processes are improved as needed to meet business requirements.
  • Internally promote the use of the critical enabling systems and processes to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Understand and stay up-to-date on the deliverables for internal and external PMO customers.
  • Manage office support resources
  • Ensure that work is delegated effectively to ensure high quality and timely execution.
  • Coordinate projects from setup to close to ensure best practices are being utilized.
  • Assist with the organization’s Business Excellence planning to ensure the PMO is in a position where they can support the organization’s ability to reach their business goals.
  • Assist with safety enforcement internally and externally at job sites.
  • Lead and coordinate new systems or existing systems development and enhancement.
  • Develop process improvement initiatives including: daily management meetings, organizational and individual training and development.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Training or certification in project management is preferred.
  • 5-7 years of experience working in the electrical contracting industry.
  • Must have proven success working in a fast paced project management / support role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail.

 

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Sales Manager

Description:

Our client is currently seeking a Sales Manager to continue driving company growth. The qualified candidate will be an experienced food products distributor. Their primary responsibility will be managing inside and outside sales representatives in order to expand the company’s current market and customer base. This is a full-time, permanent position located in NYC.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintaining the company’s growth objectives by maximizing gross margin, return on sales, and revenue.
  • Developing new customer and vendor relationships.
  • Oversee the training and development of the sales team regarding new processes and techniques. Provide necessary training and development resources to sales team as needed.
  • Evaluate the sales team performance through measurable KPIs, standards and benchmark assessments, and budgeting.
  • Analyze market and business performance.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Sales and Marketing or a related business discipline is required.
  • 5-10 years of experience working progressively within sales and management in a distribution industry is required. Candidates will need to be able to show responsibility for sales and gross margin growth.
  • Knowledge of the food distribution industry is a plus.

 

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Java Application Developer

Description:

Our client is currently seeking an Application Developer who specializes in Java. The Java Application Developer is a full-time, permanent role located in New York’s Capital Region. The ideal candidate will have experience working in web application development and have an understanding of n-Tier Architecture.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Software application development, debugging, and testing.
  • Thorough documentation throughout the java application design process.
  • Production build, release, and deployment of developed applications.

Qualifications:

  • B.E. Computer Science and/or Engineering, or related field with 3 years professional working experience in Java.
  • Working knowledge of n-Tier Architecture.
  • Ability to work with the following technologies: Java, J2EE, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 / SQL server 2008 / PostgreSQL.
  • Ability to work with the following Operating Systems: Windows NT / Windows XP / Windows 7 / Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2008.
  • Must be able to quickly learn new technology and programming languages.
  • Experience working with American Health Care EMR and Practice Management systems (HL7 and MIRTH) is preferred.
  • Experience developing on Linux and Unix platforms is preferred.
  • Development experience using PHP, Glassfish, Netbeans, and Java struts is a plus.

Ability to work fluently in the following Languages and Scripting Languages:

  • HTML,DHTML, JQuery, JavaScript, PHP, CSS
  • AJAX, XML, SOAP

 

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VP of Sales and Business Development

Description:

Our client is currently seeking a very experienced Sales Executive to lead and develop their international sales team as their new VP of Sales and Business Development. This is a full-time, permanent position located in the Central Florida area.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identification of new markets in commercial and public spaces. Develop plans to take a share of those markets. Oversee the implementation of those plans to successful capture of those opportunities.
  • Expand on the company’s current business within existing market shares.
  • Preparation and maintenance of short and long term sales forecasting. Set performance goals and provide the necessary developmental resources for sales teams to achieve those goals.
  • Identification and procurement of potential partnerships to enhance company reputation and reach.
  • Minimize company liabilities and risks through the development of contracts, solicitations, and bids that protect and utilize company assets appropriately.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry changes and competitor analysis.
  • Development and preparation of high quality sales teams.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field (MBA is preferred).
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working in international, commercial, and public market sales. With experience in government bidding and contracting procedures and requirements.
  • Must have a quality existing list of commercial contacts. Government agency, and US military contacts are preferred.
  • Experience working in the Airlines/Freight Forwarding business is highly desired.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be very experienced in public speaking and presenting.
  • Must possess excellent leadership abilities to effectively direct, educate, and mentor throughout all levels of a company.

Walrath Recruiting and our client are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Both companies prohibit discrimination in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, and hiring. 

 

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IT Systems Engineer

Job Description:

Our client is seeking an IT Systems Engineer to design and implement IT solutions for clients. This is a full-time, permanent position located in the Albany, NY area.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The IT Systems Engineer will be responsible for both remote and on-site administration and support for the following: end user and desktop pc problems, Windows server environments, and hosted solutions.
  • They will need to utilize the company’s proprietary remote monitoring and management in addition to professional services automation to provide support.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer. Experience providing support for Windows server and desktop OS is a must have.
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCSE) is preferred.
  • Experience working with the following is required: Active Directory, AntiVirus products, Maleware removal, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, Backup and recovery, DFS, Group Policy, Hyper-V, MS Exchange, Terminal Services, VPN, and (Android, iPhone, Windows) smartphones.
  • Cisco Networking (CCNA), Kixtart or VBScript, SonicWALL firewalls, and (android, iPhone, Surface) Tablet experience is desired.

 

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