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Product Owner (Accessibility)
Our client, a National Health Organization, is seeking a Product Owner with experience in Accessibility to join them for a contract-to-perm hire engagement We are looking for an Accessibility Product Owner with experience working in a fast-paced, startup like environment. As the APO you’ll work closely with the A11y Design and A11y Engineering teams to help manage and grow our digital platform and ecosystem by driving A11y into our integrated digital experiences. You will be an A11y champion across many teams, and will also partner with product owners, agile managers and leadership to mature the offering and ensure it exceeds the expectations of all customers and users. Responsibilities Lead A11y feature reviews and initiatives across Aetna Digital's products and platforms as a member of the A11y Engineering Team Help lead the team to success by working across groups to drive discussion & engagement, and create & track user stories in an agile software development life cycle Act as liaison between the Product and A11y Engineering team Assist Product teams in conceptualizing, planning and embedding A11y into features Collect and interpret data on progress toward accessibility milestones and metrics Ensure internal product stakeholders A11y needs /expectations are met and promote transparency by helping communicate through SAFe/SCRUM practice Assist with test plan iterations and management of improvements to the A11y process flow. Qualifications Ability to think from an end-user perspective Commitment to meeting high expectations of end users Ability to interpret and advise on standards, principles and techniques for meeting A11y success criteria (including WCAG 2.0 AA, WCAG 2.1 AA, and WAI-ARIA) Strong knowledge of assistive technologies (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver) Experience with Agile/Scrum practices (SAFe a plus) Experience leading cross functional project management initiatives Advanced communication/presentation skills needed to represent your team with stakeholders and management Provide leadership when necessary Familiarity with Responsive Web Design and mobile apps Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle Strong understanding of supporting products in a SAFe environment specifically how current/future work is scheduled to come through planning, design, engineering and 3rd-party validation efforts Knowledge of Rally, Teams, Confluence and other cooperation tools
Scrum Program Manager
Our client, a leading Healthcare Company, is seeking a Program Manager/Scrum Master to join them for a contract engagement with the potential to go to perm. Description: As an Agile Practitioner within the Digital Design Operations team, be a servant leader supporting a growing team of user experience (UX) professionals The Digital Design Program Producer/Coach is critical in ensuring that design teams are able to plan and execute their day-to-day work, filling a hybrid role on the agile design team that blends the traditional responsibilities of a Scrum Master and Product Owner to satisfy the needs of creative team members This role is a broad blend of experience and passionate interest in creative development, technology, process & workflow management, project management methodologies and agile coaching Responsibilities: Facilitate the creation of design’s plan including participating in intake, running grooming meetings, facilitating story mapping/writing Identify and remove or escalate impediments and distractions that interfere with the team’s ability to implement their sprint goals Coordinate closely with the Design Program Manager to track risks, dependencies, status, and other milestones related to design work. With the DPM, keep the team’s backlog prioritized at the feature and story level based on the input and needs of our product partners Work closely with other team partners such as product management, engineering, design leadership, and operations Practice servant leadership, participating in retrospective or inspect and adapt sessions, solving problems, removing blockers, and otherwise protecting the designers’ time and space to do their work well while collaborating with product, engineering, architecture and other cross-function teams Track and communicate agile metrics such as velocity and sprint progress
Agile Testing PM
IT Product Manager, User Acceptance Testing Seeking a seasoned User Acceptance Tester to support ongoing initiatives for our Global Owner Lifecycle Solutions (GOLS) product, a Salesforce-based platform, which brings together teams who support our IHG owners on their hotel ownership journey. Responsibilities Include: Liaising with stakeholders, and teams, to understand scope, and devising and executing a user acceptance testing plan to meet program timelines and ensure product capabilities are fit for use by target users for daily business operations Creation of test cases, user flows, and business process tests to be executed by internal UAT testers, as well as external business users Analyzing user story scope and clarifying any ambiguity in a timely manner Ability to function in a fast-paced Agile development team and meet aggressive timelines Attend scrum, and refinement, meetings and participate on behalf of UAT Develop testing kickoff presentation materials and conduct the testing kickoff meeting with external business users Effectively communicate testing status, risks, or other issues, with UAT leadership and program stakeholders Continual process improvements with program stakeholders Coordinate and manage testing cycles with external business users, and report on respective testing status Desired Experience: Demonstrated hotel industry knowledge reflecting the entire customer experience lifecycle (reservations – stay – ongoing relationship management) is preferred (experience and/or knowledge is a plus) Agile testing methodology Salesforce (previous product testing and/or knowledge is a plus) Test Management tool. (Tricentis qTest Manager) Defect Management tool (Rally) Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to perform research and use the results of analysis to make effective strategic decisions Excellent communication skills Demonstrated ability to present new concepts, research findings, and business outcomes to various groups, when applicable Project management experience is a plus (managing multiple tasks and projects, etc.)
One of our trendy streaming clients is looking for an Android Developer to help fill in for a parental leave. This particular team oversees the entire user journey and ensures we engage with people in innovative ways, every step of the way. Our team grows our audience by finding future listeners around the world and delivering the right value to them, at the right time. With research, product development, product design, engineering, and marketing all collaborating in one organization, we’re able to quickly create meaningful features and services for millions of people around the world, resulting in joyful, long-lasting relationships. We are looking for thoughtful, well-rounded Android engineers to join our team and help build an application that people use every day to discover and listen to music. You will play an important part in our mobile engineering practice, implementing new features, improving performance, and building beautiful user interfaces. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music. We are currently hiring in one of our teams that focuses on interactive marketing within the music app. Examples include building interactive user interfaces on platform showcasing personalized experiences increasing engagement. WHAT YOU'LL DO: Collaborate with a cross-functional highly collaborative team of developers, designers, and product owners to find end-to-end solutions to important problems. Implement these solutions in our Spotify Android client. Help your team solve problems in a way that makes sense for Android users and our codebase. WHO YOU ARE: You have a deep understanding of modern Android development. You know how to write readable, maintainable, performant object-oriented Java and Kotlin. You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high-quality code. You have released at least one app or have a project in the works that you can tell us about. Open source experience is a huge plus! WHERE YOU'LL BE: We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them! Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location Does this sound like you? Apply today! Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration
Full Stack Engineer
We are seeking a Full Stack Engineer to join our client working remotely now, but onsite/hybrid after COVID in Chicago for a contract-to-perm hire engagement. Java Spring Angular Oracle (moving to postgres) Pivotal Cloud Foundry Azure Cloud Native on AKS Extreme Programming Paired Programming TDD DevSecOps We need someone to hit the ground running right away. Once they have senior people on their team they can consider hiring some college/bootcamp grads. They expect the Engineers to act like they own the product. They need to be proactive, speak up, ask questions and not sit back and wait for others to tell them what to do. You must be comfortable with the tech stack. And have strong communication and interpersonal skills. We're looking for someone who wants to learn every day. Please have: Hands-on experience in one or more Typescript front-end frameworks (Angular, React, Vue, etc.). Hands-on experience implementing REST services, ideally implemented with Java and SpringBoot Some experience in deploying to a cloud platform (Kubernetes, PCF, GCP, Azure, AWS) Some experience and familiarity with TDD, in both front-end and back-end technologies Good communication skills, written and verbal Some experience and familiarity with agile methodology and pair programming (XP, Scrum). Familiar with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Concourse, Bamboo) Familiar with maintaining and interacting with databases Has current capacity to lead a product or can be coached Familiar with software release management tools (Pivotal Tracker, JIRA, Rally) Capability to perform, troubleshoot and mentor new vendor resources in all Engineering role requirements
One of our trendy streaming clients is looking to add a REMOTE Backend Developer with strong Java development skills. We are looking for a Backend Engineer Contractor to join our Content Platform engineering organization. Content Platform is a central enabler for Company. Together, our teams ensure a complete, safe, available and enriched catalog of music, podcasts, videos and more. Come join our team of talented backend engineers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development. You will build the backend systems that power our content integrity platform that enables feature teams to launch new products safely and efficiently. What you'll do Design, develop and deploy backend services with a focus on high availability, low latency and scalability Continuously improve our product by innovating on the service through the usage of A/B tests. Improve our content ingestion and asset management systems built in Java and deployed in GCP (GCS, bigquery, bigtable knowledge all pluses). Who you are You have at least 3+ years of experience as a Backend Engineer You are comfortable writing Java You are interested in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise You are experienced working with modern infrastructure and tools You know and care about sound engineering practices like continuous delivery, defensive programming and automated testing You’re familiar with designing and building distributed and scalable systems and enjoy seeing millions of users running your code You have good understanding of data structures and algorithms, and understand how to apply them to design pragmatic solutions Where you'll be We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode best for them! Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration. If this sounds like your background and can work EST hours, please introduce yourself by applying below!
Product Manager -eSports
Our client, a video game company, is seeking a Product Manager to join the esports digital team. Responsibilities: You are responsible for tracking and managing projects across Esports You will coordinate internal and external resources and position them to work together to create the new sport players want and deserve Create a healthy team ecosystem by facilitating and iterating on team process such as retros and planning You will be responsible for the designing a roadmap and driving its execution Responsible for designing and championing our work systems Communicate, negotiate and defend team objectives and priorities with stakeholders Anticipate and mitigate blockers to delivery and surface risks to our calendar to the product lead Accountable for dependency management and delivery risks management Expert level Agile craftsman, deeply understand Agile principles and practices You are responsible for tracking and managing projects across Esports You will coordinate internal and external resources and position them to work together to create the new sport players want and deserve Create a healthy team ecosystem by facilitating and iterating on team process such as retros and planning You will be responsible for the designing a roadmap and driving its execution Responsible for designing and championing our work systems Communicate, negotiate and defend team objectives and priorities with stakeholders Anticipate and mitigate blockers to delivery and surface risks to our calendar to the product lead Accountable for dependency management and delivery risks management Experience as a project manager in sport Expert level Agile craftsman, deeply understand Agile principles and practices
IT Analyst - esports
Our client, a video game company, is seeking an IT Analyst to join the esports technology team. Responsibilities: Manage inventory, maintenance, setup, and troubleshooting for all IT hosts and devices in the esports fleet, up to and including PCs, laptops, mobile devices, VMs, containers, etc. Minimize pain and maximize boredom in all IT workflows: Process development, Automation, and Documentation will be your mantra as you seek to make everything simpler and more efficient. Ensure compliance based on all Esports Technology Group standards and security policies Identify gaps in infrastructure and accomplish projects to improve the quality of service Seek opportunities to eliminate inefficiencies and non-value added tasks Musts: 3-4+ years of IT experience Experience with scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell to help automate administrative tasks Experience developing and managing Windows 10, Server 2008, and Server 2012+ services, including hands on experience with system installation and configuration, file You’re a solid carry who can make an impact when alone, but shine brightest when working with a team. Believe in collaboration, knowledge sharing, and continuous improvement. Does this sound like you? Appy today!
Senior Network Operations Engineer
Our client, a financial organization, is looking for a Sr. Network Operations Engineer to join their team for a contract opportunity. Sr. Network Operations Engineer Responsibilities: Experienced with the identification, diagnosis, and resolution of complex network problems. Maintenance of network hardware and software components Experience with management of network monitoring, including Solarwinds, Riverbed, Cisco Prime and DNAC Experience with performance analysis and capacity planning for network circuits and devices Ensure network devices are configured and maintained in accordance with appropriate standards, best practices, and regulatory compliance requirements. Utilize and follow the change management process for network changes Hardware installation and maintenance of network devices, including lifting up to 50lbs to heights of up to 6ft Configuration of Palo Alto firewalls and other network infrastructure, including, cisco routers, switches, F5 load balancers IPS/IDS, and wireless controllers Provide Level 2 support to Network Operations for all LAN/WAN issues Effectively communicate both technical details and summarized impact analysis to Management Provide necessary network infrastructure support for day to day operations and appropriate disaster recovery procedures to support business continuity Keep abreast of new technologies and recommend adoption as appropriate. Identify areas for automation or other process improvement Cross-train and mentor to enhance skill-set with peers and superiors Participate in team on-call rotation and provide support during project and operations related cutovers Ensure network equipment is upgraded in line with vendor recommended operating system. Maintenance of asset information and other documentation Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor Sr. Network Operations Engineer Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience) 10+ years of experience in the industry Expert knowledge of Cisco networking equipment and software - Cisco CCNP or equivalent - with a minimum 5 years’ experience with design and deployment of enterprise LAN/WAN networks in mission-critical, 7x24 production environments Solid understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, including common application protocols Demonstrated ability to systematically troubleshoot problems in complex systems and network environments Extensive experience with both interior and exterior routing protocols, including OSPF, and BGP -Solid understanding of VPN concepts and experience with GRE, IPSEC and other VPN technologies Experience designing and supporting high-availability networks in load-balanced, n-tier application environments Experience supporting secure enterprise wireless networks; including Cisco knowledge and experience Experience supporting IP-based voice and video systems, including QoS on both LAN and WAN infrastructure Experience deploying and managing SNMP-based network monitoring tools Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communications skills must be a Team player/Collaborative Provides extraordinary service Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient. Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person. Working knowledge of: Route/Switch Nexus Palo Alto Firewall F5 Load Balancing Cisco Wireless Cisco ISE Cisco ASA IPS/IDS Monitoring
Project Coordinator III | REQ: 12428075
Our client is looking for a Project Coordinator III. JOB DESCRIPTION: Serve as a liaison and advisor to business, IT and third party vendors on an ongoing basis; supporting Access Management project and Application support expectations Gather, document, analyze and draw conclusions regarding Access information and succinctly present findings to various audiences Manage ongoing maintenance of documentation tasks, including: Project deliverables (e.g., tasks, timeline, project plan) Business, functional and technical requirements Current state (“as is”) and future state (“to be”) processes, systems flows and data flows Assist or lead in the preparation for working sessions with business and Application Support teams Serve as go-to point of contact for assigned phases or components of a project (e.g., requirements or implementation), in close coordination with the Project Manager Establish effective working relationships with business, vendors and IT teams Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks as well as communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor Own and drive areas of a project with ability to connect the dots between dependencies, planning for next steps, and being able to multi-task across multiple deliverables QUALIFICATIONS: 5 years system/business analysis experience Experience in “Big 4” type organizations (or comparable), in consulting or audit Track record in business analysis and process improvement Strong project management capabilities of developing detailed plans, coordination with stakeholders across various levels, and being able to communicate at different levels (detailed vs. summary) Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
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