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QA Engineer - Automation Focus
Our client, a social media content company, is on the hunt for a QA Engineer to join their team. Responsibilities: Help create and maintain great experiences for millions of users around the world Work under minimal supervision, execute test procedures, and collaborate closely with Developers, Customer Support, and other members of the QA team. Plan and execute app performance, usability, and hardware/software compatibility testing Drive bug prioritization and work cross-functionally with Engineering and Design Drive bug prioritization and work cross-functionally with Engineering and Design Participate in release processes for the entire company Assist in mobile client (iOS/Android) automation of test cases Host and manage internal company test sessions and dogfooding Musts: Experience working in a distributed product-team environment, mobile experience is a must A solid understanding of software product lifecycles Ability to isolate defects effectively, as well as provide specific conditions for reproducibility Someone who can work with stakeholders to develop appropriate testing methodologies Hands-on experience testing mobile (iOS or Android) and web applications Passion for mobile, especially applications on phones and tablets Knowledge of photo/video technologies in both Objective-C and Java Experience with agile test tools and methodologies
Quality Assurance Engineer
A Fortune 500 organization with headquarters downtown Chicago is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to join their team for a long term contract. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: • Apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills • Develop and establish quality assurance measures and testing standards for new development and enhancements. • Communicate test progress, test results, and quality of application changes. • Analyze test results to discover and report out on defects. • Work with business community to plan and execute UAT. • Able to test Front-end & Back-end application and web services • Knowledge of debugging a defect • Work closely with the Product, QA Automation, and Development teams during all phases of the software development lifecycle. • Track multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesize results. • Proactively identify new tools/processes/approaches and continuously strive to find ways to improve the overall testing strategy EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: • At least 5-10 years’ experience testing, API, web apps or other enterprise software. • Experience working in an Agile environment. • Understanding of HTML and CSS • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, continuous integration and deployment tools like Jenkins and Rundeck PREFERRED SKILLS: • Hands-on experience using modern version control systems like Git and Subversion. • Mobile testing experience in both iOS & Android • Understanding of Agile Development (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, etc). • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
ETL Developer / QA Engineer
Global Education Company in the Boston area is seeking a QA Engineer / ETL Developer As a Sr. ETL tester at HBS IT, you will apply your expertise with Big Data Technologies to ensure data accuracy throughout our university’s complex data architecture. You will be responsible for ensuring that data has been accurately loaded from a source to the destination after business transformation. This role also involves the verification of data various middle stages that are being used between source and destination. Responsibilities: • Analyze business requirements and transformation rules for conversion into data validation test scripts. • Design and create test strategies that leverage reusable and scalable ETL testing scripts and/or templates. • Code and execute complex SQL queries that validate the accuracy of big data content from source to target tables. Qualifications: • 6+ years experience in Quality Assurance or comparable database testing. • Strong data analytical skills: familiarity with data flows, data objects, and data transformation logic. • Advanced SQL scripting capabilities for Oracle Enterprise. • Experience in testing data warehouse applications is highly desired. • Having some level test automation experience is highly desired. • Experience with Informatica DVO, Query Surge, or comparable data validation tools (Preferred)
A Fortune 100 company with offices downtown Chicago, is seeking an IT Analyst for a 6 month or longer contract with their team. This high performing leader will partner with the various Finance organizations to build process and technology capabilities that support their growth and strategic agenda. For this role to be a fit, you must be a skilled relationship builder with the ability to work in fast paced and ever changing environments. You should be able to guide the organization in the proper way to leverage new systems and be able to understand how new technology developments impact the company. Position Responsibilities and Relationships This position has direct responsibility in the following key areas: o The candidate will be responsible for the successful delivery of projects delivering business processes supported by technology in the EPM space including consolidations, zero based budgeting, and annual FP&A planning. o Will lead integration conversations across processes with finance and accounting. o Drive gap resolution process in close cooperation with Global Functional Leads and Business Leaders o Support change management activities for projects (Change Impact Assessment, Communications, Training) o Direct and control project budgeting, and reporting while liaising with the PPM team o Drive implementation of a strong control environment and robust processes o Drive system support for tax and accounting compliance (local statutory and US GAAP) o Be able to provide training to all end users on the financial planning systems. o Support business readiness (people, data, processes, procedures, technology) o Drive creation and execution of the cutover plan o Drive stabilization and handover to Shared Services and Support Organization o Drive knowledge transfer to the ongoing support area Qualifications o Minimum of 7 years of Oracle EPM functional and configuration experience o EPBCS implementation is a plus o Demonstrated cross-functional leadership ability o Has led large scale, global EPM implementations with focus on Finance o Is able to prioritize and balance multiple priorities o Able to assess and judge staff skill levels and to delegate appropriately
Machine Learning Scientist
Global Music Entertainment company in Boston is seeking a Machine Learning Engineer/Scientist to join them for a contract opportunity with the potential to extend/go perm. Areas of expertise: NLP, Language Technologies, Information Retrieval, Speech What you’ll do: You will participate in cutting edge research in one of NLP, Language Technologies, Information Retrieval or Speech You will apply your scientific knowledge to analyze and collect data, perform analyses, identify problems, devise solutions and construct methodologies, including metrics and best practices, and conduct experiments to validate these. You will work on practical applications such as recommendation, search, voice and language understanding, and areas related to music and podcast streaming. You will have product impact while working on and further developing a long-term research roadmap. External engagement such as publishing, giving talks, and being an active community member at top conferences is encouraged. Who you are: Ph.D. preferred: computer science, human-computer interaction, data science, computational social science, machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing or related areas. Strong knowledge of data mining, machine learning, human-computer interaction, evaluation, deep learning, optimization techniques, information retrieval, recommender systems, conversational search and/or natural language understanding. You have publications in communities such as ACL, COLING, SIGIR, FAT*, NeurIPS, WSDM, SIGDIAL, RecSys, CHI, KDD, AAAI, ACL, ICML, WWW or related. You possess solid hands-on skills in sourcing, cleaning, manipulating, analyzing, visualizing and modeling of real data. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Project Manager needed in Boston area for contract position. What we are looking for: Strong strategic and business case development expertise working alongside program and project sponsors and experience leads. Contract and vendor management success with demonstrated ability to build partnerships across organizational, department, and geographical boundaries. Successful management experience with strategy, risk, issue, communications, and other supporting plans such as training, resource planning and trade-off analysis. Coaching and mentoring of project team members including less seasoned project managers in an inspirational and effective manner is critical. Experience driving product teams, product owners, and scrum teams into a coordinated plan and delivery. Practical experience with project and program budget tracking. Quaifications: 4+ years' of project management experience Experience using Agile delivery tools and Scrum Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Data Scientist to join their team. You will report to the Sr Manager, Analytics and be responsible for: The primary role is to develop a rich understanding of how consumers interact with our brands and deliver consumable insights to increase consumer engagement and serve our consumers better than ever. Deliver and manage data-driven insights by effectively communicating the “so what” from the data to the business to leverage as a strategic business asset and driver of incremental revenue opportunities Develop and quantify KPIs to measure viewer satisfaction, relationships, loyalty, and advocacy Measure and quantify fan journeys and map against digital experiences & touchpoints Conduct exploratory data mining and analysis to understand customer engagement and retention and develop tools supporting the deployment and usage to identify trends and insights in audience data to improve engagement Continuously drive toward reporting improvement and efficiency by simplifying and automating where possible, eliminating redundancy across the organization, refining metrics, and building new reports developing a framework and identifying data sources as needed to support decision-making Propose and leverage new sources of data for acquisition, from both internal consumer touchpoints and external 3rd party data partnerships Ability to develop effective relationships with business partners and peers– including marketing, ad sales, digital and programming teams – to understand core business issues and to communicate actionable, impactful insights Assure the quality and accuracy of deliverables through thorough interaction with end-users to understand and refine requirements and adherence to governance standards and practices Musts: Degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, or equivalent/related degree 6-8 years of experience working in a role focused on consumer analytics, measurement, quantitative research, or related field in marketing, digital experiences, or other consumer-focused roles 4-6 years of experience working with marketing and response data from various media channels, including television, social media, online video, search, email, mobile, and SMS 6+ years experience with complex, large-scale relational databases, statistical programs and other tools (SQL, SAS, R, Python, etc.) with an aptitude to learn other technical applications quickly to compile and interpret quantitative data. Proven track record of extracting accurate conclusions and identifying trends from quantitative information. Ability to visualize and communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner Proficient knowledge of reporting and visualization Passion for empirical research, experimentation, and answering hard questions with data Experience solving analytical problems using a combination of scientific approaches from the fields of mathematics, statistics, and operation research The ideal candidate has interpersonal experience with the partners and sr leadership, leadership and presentation skills Does this sound like you? Apply today!
CAD Designer - buildings/construction
Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a CAD Designer to join the design and construction team. Responsibilities: Support basic CAD administration and management services. Understanding written and verbal instructions, drawing technical drawings, implementing feedback from the project team, visit sites, to keep up-to-date as-built drawings with CAD software. Document as-built conditions to keep documents up-to-date. Ensure all technical drawings are completed to specifications. Use CAD software to prepare detailed drawings and plans. Visit sites to gather accurate site information and update plans accordingly. Another task as required and directed by the team leaders. Musts: 2-3 years of experience with strong experience in AutoCAD and some graphic design skills Practical experience in CAD software drafting and managing detailed drawings for the organization. Able to understand calculations and have sound knowledge of building and safety regulations as well as managing as-built documents to support a lot-wide effort for document control. Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Excel preferred. Knowledge of engineering and construction. Strong communication skills and attention to detail. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Audio Engineer - Sound Design/Podcast Ads
Our client, a music media company, is seeking an Audio Engineer to join the B2B Marketing team. You will report to the Producer and be responsible for: Work alongside the content and marketing teams to edit, mix and sound design advertisements and sponsored content across original podcasts held to a high standard of quality. Maintain post-production best practices for marketing and advertising and developing new processes where needed. Edit and mix the audio advertisements that run on a music app Sound Design, edit and mix promotional materials Collaborate with producers to develop new sound rich advertising content for clients and partners. Help source and/or create music for use in ads and marketing content Help implement strong workflow procedures for projects with multiple collaborators Musts: 3-5 years experience working in audio post-production A passion for audio, podcasts, and short-form content and advertising Ability to work collaboratively, juggling short-term and long-term projects from multiple teams without missing a beat. Expert-level Pro Tools fluency for both audio and video workflows Working knowledge of iZotope RX restoration tools Solid understanding of industry-standard loudness specifications Ability to multitask & prioritize is key about to deliver under deadline pressure Impeccable file organizational skills and project management skills Copywriting experience a plus Voice Over directing experience a plus Best fit for the team is collaborative, detail who thrives in a fast-paced environment Apply now to learn more about this job today!
Global Client in San Jose is seeking a Security Engineer to join them for a 1 year+ assignment. The Access Control & Applications Engineer is responsible for maintaining the client's global physical security systems(Lenel & Avigilon), information repositories, web platforms and responsible for system and application development life cycles. Essential Job Functions: Performing System Checks and preventative maintenance on an Access Control and Alarm Monitoring System involves many aspects of the system, database, and general system configuration review. Manage and support global service tickets and track issues related to specific products and Provide subject matter expertise on network and system setups Recommend, design, and implement security architecture Provide software development subject matter expertise for SQL/Oracle/Sales Forces databases, REST APIs integrations, and other software standards Troubleshoot existing systems and escalate to other’s accordingly Monitor and maintain all existing infrastructure Ensure the health of critical systems are above a 99.982 – 99.995% uptime and supplemental/support systems are above 99.749% uptime and immediately correct any inconsistencies Manage team members and ensure operational effectiveness of systems Manage and coordinate the Physical Identity Access Management (PIAM) system Administer, audit, and monitor privileged access to the system Provide system metrics, report on Critical Operation Tasks, and escalate system issues Coordinate with operations to ensure field staff are utilizing the system correctly and provide prompt support Does this sound like you? Apply today!
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