• Python Trainer / Consultant

    • Job ID: 09-29-017_PT
    • Job Title: Python Trainer / Consultant
    • Position: Contract
    • Location: New Jersey
    • Duration: 1 week
    • All expenses paid project
    • Need US Citizens/GC

    Python Trainer to train 15 students mid level to senior in windows platform.

    Skills Required
    • Corporate/Classroom trainer for Advance Python Programming and Django Web-framework with over 3 years training experience.
    • Strong experience with Python, Django, SQLite, Flask and Celery Experience with PostgreSQL and Nginx.
    • Strong knowledge in OOPs concepts Experience on HTML/CSS/Javascript, jQuery, Ajax, MySQL
    • Excellent in algorithms and data structures.
    • Understanding of Git, task based queueing systems, and asynchronous programming.
    • Ability to work in a test case based workflow, and experience in building test suites for codebases.
    • Should have good communication skills and presentation skills
  • Software Engineer

    • Job ID: SE06-12017
    • Job Title: Software Engineer
    • Position: Contract
    • Location: Redmond, WA

    Duties:

    Analyze, design, develop and debug realtime software for advanced prototypes Collaborate in a team environment across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines Develop software for a variety of consumer devices, including novel sensing systems, tracking systems, imaging systems and haptic devices Write clean readable code, debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of VR problem solving

    Skills:
    • 5 or more years recent C++ experience, including modern C++ features
    • 5 or more years experience creating software, drivers and realtime hardware
    • Deep problem solving and optimization ability
    • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience working across disciplines to drive optimal solutions
  • Operational Project Manager

    • Job ID: 06-22017_OPM
    • Job Title: Operational Project Manager
    • Position: Contract
    • Location: Menlo Park, CA

    Duties:

    Client is seeking a project/program manager with web and enterprise infrastructure environment experience. The Infrastructure Services and Operational Support team designs, implements and continuously evolves systems and processes to support all aspects of network and data center operations. In this role you will work closely with Client Data Center Managers, network engineers, key Infrastructure business stakeholders, and external partners to devise technical solutions for business problems and own delivery from concept to creation. The Operations Program Manager will support our global networking team's deployments and operations within production sites and experimental technology testbeds.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate cross-functional site infrastructure projects in a matrix organization covering a range of areas (data center, network, logistics, supply chain, compliance, and infrastructure software engineering)
    • Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions
    • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made
    • Elicit detailed business requirements by engaging the business to capture clear functional design artifacts using techniques like use cases, data diagrams and process flow diagrams
    • Provide hands on program and project management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases
    • Perform risk management and change management on projects
    • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks
    • Work independently with minimal supervision
    • Foster a culture of data driven decision making

    Skills:

    • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles and develop creative solutions to problems
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team
    • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
    • Minimum 2 years as a business analyst with expertise in multiple requirement analysis techniques/methodologies
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets.
    • Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure
    • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate attention to detail
    • Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented
    • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and "roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
    • Cross-functional management skills.
    • Strong systems development and deployment experience preferred

  • Deployment Project Engineer

    • Job ID: 06-32017_DPE
    • Job Title: Deployment Project Engineer
    • Position: Contract
    • Location: Menlo Park, CA

    Duties:

    Deployment Project Manager The Deployment Project Manager is responsible for driving the full cycle of design, scheduling and deployment of IT Equipment in Client offices. This includes audio visual and video conferencing systems, printers, digital wayfinding, production events spaces, specialty demo spaces and more. The DPM partners with facilities and IT to ensure the effective deployment of innovative spaces that help drive collaboration and communication company wide. In addition, the project management component includes project leadership, planning, execution, control, financial responsibility and post-project review.

    Responsibilities

    • Leads the strategic design, procurement, deployment and commissioning of IT gear in client office builds, including the verticals of: Video Conferencing, End-User IT equipment, Events production gear,
    • Digital Wayfinding, and Specialized IT Systems
    • Attend design build meetings & work collaboratively across organizations.

    Project Management:

    • Regularly measures and monitors project progress to identify variances. Make needed corrections, including design drawings, timelines, scope, and standards
    • Detailed financial tracking, including budget, Purchase Orders, Invoices and variances
    • Accountable for providing the Project Sponsor and stakeholders with a routine status of the Builds project, actively communicating technical issues and risks, and minimizing the impact of these issues and risk
    • Coordinates with Facilities, Engineering, and CorpNet on overall project timelines, dependencies, and risk/issues

    Technical Design and Deployment:

    • Apply Client standards in determining the design, bill of materials, and drawings for new offices
    • Use drafting software to markup architectural drawings with electrical symbols
    • Consult with Design Engineering/SMEs for non-standard spaces
    • Engage with third party vendors for hardware procurement, scheduling, and integration
    • Project Manage onsite integration of IT equipment
    • Remove roadblocks for technicians on site during deployment
    • Perform testing and commissioning handovers with third party vendors

    Skills: Technical Qualifications:

    • 5 years of experience in managing multiple, complex, projects
    • 3+ years of project management experience preferred
    • 1 year of experience with CAD, Vectorworks or other drafting software
    • Budget and Cost management experience
    • Experience with construction drawings and schematics
    • Experience with typical office technologies; Cisco, Polycom, Clear One, Crestron, Bi-Amp, HP, etc.
    • Comprehensive understanding of audio & video signal flow
    • Basic understanding of networking

    Interpersonal Qualifications:

    • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams in a time sensitive capacity
    • Self-motivated & highly adaptable, able to work autonomously
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Keywords:
    • Education: Technical Qualifications:
    • 5 years of experience in managing multiple, complex, projects
    • 3+ years of project management experience preferred
    • 1 year of experience with CAD, Vectorworks or other drafting software

  • Software Engineer

    • Job ID: 06-42017_SE
    • Job Title: Software Engineer
    • Location: Menlo Park , CA
    • Position : Contract

    Duties :

    • Will code high-volume software, suggest, collect, and synthesize requirements and create effective feature roadmap.
    • Work with senior engineering staff to migrate this framework & infrastructure within Facebook's Intern stack, using hack PHP, JS, React, Python, etc
    • Design and configure role-based access and change management controls within these tools to appropriately restrict functionality/data access for System Administrators, Managers, Reviewers, etc, as well as surface appropriate level of change logging for audit transparency
    • Migrate historic data from varied sources to new DB(s)

    Skills:

    • Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Proficiency in PHP or React
    • Knowledge of JavaScript or other procedural programming language

    Keywords:

    • Education: BS Degree, 3+ Years of Experience # of Positions: 1

  • Data Engineer

    • Job ID: 06-52017_DE
    • Job Title: Data Engineer
    • Location:Menlo Park, CA
    • Position : Contract
    • Job Category: Information Technology
    • Job Code: Data Engineer
    • Job Title: Data Engineer

    Duties :

    Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements, work with cross-functional data and products teams and build efficient and scalable data solutions. Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership. Design, build, optimize, launch and support new and existing data models and ETL processes in production. Monitor and manage the SLA for all data sets and systems in allocated areas of ownership. Work with data infrastructure and data engineering teams to triage infra issues and drive to resolution.

    Skills:

    • Skills: 5+ years hands-on experience with Linux and shell scripting
    • 2+ years hands-on experience in MySQL database administration, implementation and maintenance
    • 5+ years hands-on experience in SQL or similar languages and development experience in at least one scripting language (Python preferred)
    • Data architecture, data modeling and schema design skills
    • Excellent communication skills and proven experience in leading data driven projects from definition through interpretation and execution
    • Ability to initiate and drive projects with all stakeholders
    • Proactive and preventative solutions mindset a large plus MPK location Only

    Keywords:

    • Education: BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record # of Positions: 1

  • Sr. Linux Administrator (Sausalito, CA)

    • Job ID: 06-62017_SLA
    • Job Title: Sr. Linux Administrator (Sausalito, CA)
    • Location: Menlo Park, CA

    Duties :

    • Manage the overall health, performance, and capacity of a High Performance Computing environment that generates and analyzes petabytes of data
    • Provide hands on break/fix of the server, network, storage, and monitoring infrastructure
    • Identify areas for automation, and create tools to reduce the complexity of the environment and/or reduce operational workload
    • Partner and collaborate with engineers to grow and tune the infrastructure in support of a custom media application
    • Foster and maintain cross functional relationships with both technical and non-technical teams with a focus on data driven decision making
    • Effectively communicate timelines, service dependencies, resource constraints, and progress with key stakeholders in a timely manner

    Skills:

    • 5+ years of experience managing, performance tuning, and troubleshooting Linux systems
    • 5+ years of experience with core infrastructure services (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP networking, and configuration management such as puppet, chef or ansible)
    • 3+ years supporting server hardware at the physical level including diagnostics, component replacements and tuning
    • 3+ years of experience designing, managing, and implementing high performance NAS systems such Isilon or Gluster
    • Experience troubleshooting skills that span all layers of the infrastructure (systems, storage, network)

    Preferred:

    • Experience with video capture, IP cameras, media processing workflows and automation, and large scale data management

    Keywords:

    • Education: EDUCATION: Technical degree at the BS level or equivalent industry experience.

  • Software Engineer

    • Job ID: 06-72017_SE
    • Job Title: Software Engineer
    • Location: Menlo Park, CA
    • Position: Contract

    Duties :

    Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started. This Senior Application Software Engineer will be part of the Identity & Access Management Tools developing & maintenance Team that serves all the employees and business units of our Facebook Group. To be part of this team requires a high level of commitment, trust and responsibility since its tools impact the entire organization.
    Write world-class code that will complete and improve our Facebook Internal Identity & Access Management Tools and accelerate the existing roadmap
    Participate in product design reviews to evaluate security risks and provide guidance on security and best development practices
    Work directly with Product Managers, Architects and other Developers to implement large projects and resolve technical issues Become an expert in our Internal Identity & Access Management Products & Tools
    Engage with other engineering teams to build, drive and improve our Identity & Access products & services
    Deliver high performance and impactful results

    Skills:

    • Strong programming skills
    • Experience building backend services, web applications or security solutions using Python, PHP, Java
    • Must have MySQL or SQL; Oracle is a bonus
    • Experience working with services REST/JSON and integration
    • Full stack developer
    • Java, C++, C# is preferred
    • UI skills with javascript would be ideal.
    • Excellent communication skills in English, particularly written communication
    • Demonstrated creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills
    • Experience developing for Identity & Access Management Tools / Security would be an advantage

    Preferred:

    • At least 6 years of experience in software development with a similar scale and with the last 2 working with Python

    Keywords:

    • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent degree and experience).

  • Application Developer

    • Job ID: 06-82017_AD
    • Job Title: Application Developer
    • Location: Menlo Park, CA
    • Position: Contract

    Duties :

    Work with product managers to drive strategic and tactical initiatives* Architect highly available, scalable, and secure systems* Build features in their entirety* Comply with change management policies to ensure data integrity and system stability* Understand performance metrics for business value* Build interfaces for complex systems and high-quality tools* Passionate about UI/UX and that should reflect in your work

  • IT Release Support

    • Job ID: 06-92017_RS
    • Job Title: IT Release Support
    • Location: Menlo Park,CA
    • Position: Contract

    Duties :

    We are looking for additional resource to support release management. Candidates with 1-2 yrs experience in:

    • Business Application production releases.
    • Application support triage.
    • Application Change control process related to system code and configuration changes deployment.
    • Tracking system wide issues / SEVs (issues that needs immediate attention).
    • Managing systems maintenance needs and activities.
    • Metrics and analytics.
    • Project Management.
    • This is an entry level position. Location in Menlo Park.
    Skills:
    • Some Exposure in financial applications support environment.
    • Some experience working /supporting Financial Applications and some familiarity with application architecture (Database Tier, Application Tier, Integration)
    Education: College Degree BS or BA in technology discipline or comparable

  • Project Manager (Operations)

    • Job ID: 06-102017_PM1
    • Job Title: Project Manager (Operations)
    • Location: Menlo Park,CA
    • Position: Contract

    Duties :

    We are looking for additional resource to support release management. Candidates with 1-2 yrs experience in:

    • Understand, document and follow the end-to-end business processes required to execute the project
    • Closely work & coordinate with data center teams across the globe to plan activities. Document end-to-end business process (workflows) as they are defined throughout the project. Coordinate with stakeholders as required to schedule planned outages on their infrastructure Maintain project status through dashboards, wiki pages, status reports as required. Identify & track key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the business impact of the project Manage expectations of all interested parties – define clear project goals with key deliverable and milestone dates. Work with the various engineering teams to design and develop a scalable solution that meets the goals and objectives Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall project Oversee deployment tasks (tactical cut over activities). Drive problem resolution despite ambiguity or uncertainty. Build relationships, gain consensus, remove roadblocks and focus on the solution. Develop and manage project plans and ensure on-time delivery. Provide day-to-day coordination for projects and tasks.

    Skills:
    • 5+ years work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space.
    • Data center industry knowledge and experience in Infrastructure
    • Proven project management, inter-personal, and communication skills, with attention to detail.
    • Must have project management experience in building scalable, enterprise tooling initiatives, defining roadmaps and translating strategic initiatives into tactical, objective projects.
    • Proven ability to collaborate with individuals across the organization and in other geographies to accomplish necessary initiatives.
    • Ability to walk the line between business and technology.
    • Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills
    • Ability to be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented
    • Organizational and time management skills. Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple initiatives simultaneously.
    Preferred Qualifications

    Having worked in datacenter environment

    Keywords Education: Bachelor's degree in MIS, computer science, or related field

  • System Engineer

    • Job ID: 06-112017_SE1
    • Job Title: System Engineer
    • Location: Menlo Park,CA
    • Postion: Contract

    Duties:

    Come and help the people that connect the world be more connected. As the Collaboration System Engineer, you'll be focused on support, deployment and migration of collaboration services across the company. The ideal candidate will have an engineering background with an experience in IT, managing hosted services and SaaS and a passion for collaboration tools.

    Responsibilities:

    • Act as administrator for collaboration tools including but not limited to Dropbox, Box, Zoho and Office 365
    • Manage escalations pertaining to collaboration tools; work with our internal teams such as Security, Infrastructure and Corp Network teams to find solutions to user issues
    • Collaborate with 3rd party collaboration providers and directly with our users to solve escalations
    • Identify trends in issues, investigate best solution with providers and communicate to our helpdesk team and directly to users
    • Research new collaboration services and provide recommendations based on user needs and competitive analysis of various applications
    • Help migrate users out of declining services by finding alternative solutions, communicating and helping users with the migration process
    • Help drive adoption of new services by communicating benefits to users, monitoring usage and optimizing experience
    • Serve as a subject matter expert of collaboration tools functionality in the enterprise
    • Monitor, maintain and look for opportunities to optimize and improve systems
    • Develop internal tools (programs, scripts, platforms)
    • Help plan, communicate and execute initiatives related to collaboration apps in partnership with PMs and Engineers

    Skills:

    • BS in Computer Science, Business Systems or related field
    • 5+ years working across IT/Infra organizations
    • Ability to develop cross-functional relationships across various teams
    • Good understanding of corporate network, Saas security and Single Sign On (SSO)
    • Strong user centric approach balanced with business understanding of what good for the company as a whole
    • Prior experience administrating and deploying collaboration Office 365
    • Experience in migration off SaaS services is a plus
    • Self-starter with a can do attitude
    • Strong written communication and great interpersonal skills
    • Experience in analyzing data using Excel, Tableau to inform decisions
    • Working knowledge of Powershell and Chef
    Certification such as an Admin for Office 365, Exchange, Box etc.

  • Oracle Database Administration

    • JOB ID: CA06-DBA
    • LOCATION - Sacramento CA
    • DURATION Jul2017 to Jun 2019
    • No. of REQUIREMENTS: 5
    • TYPE: C2C, Full Time, W2
    • WORK AUTHORIZATION: H1B, Green Card OR US Citizen ONLY

    Programmer #1, Oracle Database Administration:
    The Proposed Personnel must have minimum five (5) years of experience in the following:

    • Three (3) years in a lead capacity
    • Successfully administrating Oracle 11g or higher PROD environments.
    • Working with Oracle Golden Gate Server databases.
    • Working with Oracle and SQL Server databases.
    • In electronic data processing systems study, design, and programming.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • For proposed personnel to have a valid Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Certification. MUST
    • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related or Engineering field from an accredited college or university MUST

    Oracle DBA:

    • Development, management and organizational technical support for all CCHCS Oracle Server database environments (DEV, QA, STAGE, PROD).
    • Assist in any disaster recovery operations. Work with applications, technical support and operations teams during the design, development and implementation of service requests.
    • Assist in the development, management, and organization of databases.
    • Assist with the enhancement of PROD applications and services.
    • Assist in other Oracle database related duties as directed by CCHCS management.
    • Troubleshoot Oracle database server outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends.
    • Install and configure new Oracle Servers environments as requests are received.
    • Deploy database change scripts as requests following CCHCS Change Management procedures.
    • When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes.
    • Comply with CCHCS’s policies, standards, and best practices and assist in enforcement by notifying the CCHCS Delivery Manager of deviations.
    • Communicate with internal teams on operational support issues by attending meetings, providing
    • input and recommendations, analysis and findings.
    • Participate in change weekly CCHCS control board (CCB), Project Status and other pertinent meetings. Contractor shall perform administrative tasks as requested and approved by the CCHCS Delivery Manager or designee. Administrative tasks shall be defined in a Deliverable Expectations Document (DED) that includes estimated hours and costs, and is mutually agreeable to both parties.
    • Contractor shall provide weekly status reports using CCHCS template to include hours for each task performed for Oracle Server services.
  • Oracle Golden Gate Admin

    • JOB ID: CA06-GLDN_GT_ADMIN
    • LOCATION - Sacramento CA
    • DURATION Jul2017 to Jun 2019
    • No. of REQUIREMENTS: 5
    • TYPE: C2C, Full Time, W2
    • WORK AUTHORIZATION: H1B, Green Card OR US Citizen ONLY

    Programmer #1, Oracle Golden Gate Admin:
    The Proposed Personnel must have minimum five (5) years of experience in the following;

    • Three (3) years in a lead capacity
    • Administrating Oracle 11g or higher PROD environments.
    • Administrating Oracle Golden Gate v11 or higher PROD environments.
    • Working with electronic data processing systems study, design, and programming

    Desired Qualifications:

    • For proposed personnel to have a valid Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Certification. MUST
    • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related or Engineering field from an accredited college or university MUST

    Oracle Golden Gate Admin:

    • Development, management and organizational technical support for all CCHCS Oracle Golden Gate environments (DEV, QA, STAGE, PROD).
    • Assist in any disaster recovery operations. Work with applications, technical support and operations teams during the design, development and implementation of service requests.
    • Assist in the development, management, and organization of Golden Gate replication.
    • Assist with the enhancement of PROD applications and services.
    • Assist in other Oracle replication related duties as directed by CCHCS management.
    • Troubleshoot Oracle Golden Gate server and Golden Gate service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends.
    • Install and configure new Golden Gate environments as requests are received.
    • Deploy replication change scripts as requests following CCHCS
    • Change Management procedures. When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes.
    • Comply with CCHCS’s policies, standards, and best practices and assist in enforcement by notifying the CCHCS Delivery Manager of deviations.
    • Communicate with internal teams on operational support issues by attending meetings, providing input and recommendations, analysis and findings.
    • Participate in change weekly CCHCS control board (CCB), Project Status and other pertinent meetings. Contractor shall perform administrative tasks as requested and approved by the CCHCS Delivery Manager or designee.
    • Administrative tasks shall be defined in a Deliverable Expectations Document (DED) that includes estimated hours and costs, and is mutually agreeable to both parties.
    • Contractor shall provide weekly status reports using CCHCS template to include hours for each task performed for Oracle Golden Gate services.

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