Data Scientist – 600826500 at Nielsen

Title: Data Scientist – 600826500
Company: Nielsen

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Data Scientist-45787

Data Science-USATampa, Florida

The Nielsen Company is the largest global measurement company in the world with unique measurement technologies, assets, and data that make it one of the most interesting and challenging places for a measurement or data scientist to work. We focus on what consumers watch, listen to, and buy in over 95 countries.

Data Science is core to what Nielsen does, and our research projects have high visibility in directly impacting the results of our business and our clients. This position is in the Research methods team within Nielsen’s Data Science organization. The Research Methods team provides leadership and expertise across Nielsen to develop innovative, statistically sound, and cost effective research methodologies in support of the strategic business initiatives. We play a vital role in designing best practices and approaches for data collection, respondent communication, and panelist retention.

Data Science

Job Purpose:

* Work with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and test new consumer and audience measurement methodologies.
* Identify and implement methods and best practices to improve respondent cooperation and retention, especially among hard-to-reach populations (e.g., Hispanics, Asians, young adults).
* Assist in the design and testing of data collection methodologies for Nielsen panels and surveys.
* Provide support for technical guidance and training of Nielsen operational teams, including Call Center and In-Person Field recruitment teams.

Responsibilities:

* Support the execution of complex cross-functional research projects.
* Develop research and project plans for large and small-scale methodology evaluations and tests.
* Use both qualitative and quantitative methods to improve survey methods and recruitment approaches.
* Manage and analyze complex survey/panel data including developing data files, conducting quality reviews, data editing, and documentation.
* Balance cost, quality, and schedule requirements to design measurement methods and approaches. Adapt as needed.
* Conduct usability research to develop and evaluate web/mobile applications and electronic materials.
* Provide consultation on methodological and procedural factors that impact respondent cooperation and data quality such as questionnaire design and survey mode effects.
* Estimated research and development costs for project budgets.
* Construct clear and concise messages and have proactive communication with internal/external teams. Act as a liaison with external vendors and internal teams to ensure seamless operations.
* Provide project status updates to management about key accomplishments, potential project risks pertaining to timeline and deliverables.
* Stay abreast of procedural and technological developments in survey and measurement research methodology and changing technologies in the market place. Proactively identify applications of these latest developments to improve existing methods.
* Author technical proposals, reports, and articles. Present research to internal stakeholders and at research conferences.
* Utilize attention to detail when proofreading, translating, coordinating, or designing panelist-facing materials, surveys, and trainings.
* Assist with the design and management of experimental and analytic studies on survey measurement of tv, radio and other entertainment sources among the general public.
* Maintain and modify documentation and communications related to a complex incentive structure, sample flagging rules and mailing treatments.
* Assist in the design and testing of new mailing materials, incentive approaches, survey forms, etc.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Behavioral/Social Sciences field such as Survey Methodology, Statistics/Sampling, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology or a related field.
* Knowledge of survey or similar research operations including questionnaire design, cognitive interviews, sampling, and survey administration.
* Knowledge of multiple modes of data collection methods, including online and mobile surveys.
* Knowledge of mixed-mode survey designs and panel recruitment and maintenance.
* Ability to design sound methodologies within cost and operational constraints. Understanding of measurement error in data collection methods with the ability to mitigate using cost effective procedures.
* High motivation with demonstrated capacity to work on multiple projects within set deadlines, under pressure.
* Collaborative team player with willingness and desire to work with cross-functional teams of varying sizes.
* Creative aptitude and ability and desire to explore opportunities for new research innovations.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills required for presenting to and collaborating with groups of diverse backgrounds.
* Ability to explain complex research concepts to individuals without a survey research background.
* Qualitative research and analysis skills (including cognitive interviews, in-depth interviews, focus groups, etc.).
* Quantitative research and analysis skills including competence with statistical software (Python preferred).
* Experience with Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.).

Desired Qualifications:

* Knowledge of advanced cognitive or behavioral methodologies (e.g., eye tracking).
* Knowledge of large-scale, complex multi-stage surveys in Market Research or Government setting.
* Proficiency in Spanish and understanding of multiple cultures.

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ABOUT NIELSEN

We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type:Regular

Primary Location: Tampa , Florida

Secondary Locations:IL – Chicago, MD – Columbia, ,

Travel: No

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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Director, Infrastructure (Ancible and PowerShell a Must) – 601004900 at Nielsen

Title: Director, Infrastructure (Ancible and PowerShell a Must) – 601004900
Company: Nielsen

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Director, Infrastructure (Ancible and PowerShell a Must)-47684

Technology and Engineering-USAOldsmar, Florida

Automation and Visibility Team Lead (Director, Technology – Infrastructure)

Nielsen needs an IT Director to lead infrastructure automation (infra as code) and visibility (reporting and analytics). This position requires a collaborative, technical and strategic thinker who enjoys rolling up his/her sleeves and working with the team to achieve goals, meet deadlines, eliminate security risks and create a culture of innovation. The successful candidate will have knowledge of scripting languages (Ansible, Python, and Powershell) and be able to guide team members in the correct vision and strategy. You will be responsible for our entire platforms and manage a team of technical resources. Your experience with CI/CD life cycle will help our systems grow as we expand.

Responsibilities:
* Manage a team of technical resources (Off-shore) that handle both operations and new platform development
* Develop reliable metrics for hardware, software and storage while ensuring strategic Vision
* Spotfire
* DataStudios
* Direct and support implementation of software
* Interact and communicate with management and non technical associates
* Owner of SNOW ITOM platform, drive development and changes to match the business needs
* Identify security vulnerabilities and eliminate them with strategic solutions that increase data safety
* Identify and recommend new technology solutions that we can implement

Skills:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Programming, Computer Science or related experience
* 6+ years’ management experience in an IT environment
* Have understanding of SQL preferred
* Python, Ancible, Ansible Tower, PowerShell. Other scripting languages a plus
* Experience providing IT solutions and automation preferred
* Process Improvement (green/black belt)

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ABOUT NIELSEN

We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type:Regular

Primary Location: Oldsmar , Florida

Secondary Locations:, , ,

Travel: Yes, 15% of the Time

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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Web Developer at Southwest Florida Water Management District

Title: Web Developer
Company: Southwest Florida Water Management District

Web Developers:
Work for Our Water Resources.
Dive in, explore your potential, and commit to a cause that matters—for today and generations to come. Take up challenges that take on greater meaning by the day. Drive a variety of projects and initiatives with life-changing impact. Be part of an entrepreneurial team that is committed to preserving one of our most vital resources. And build a career that can become your life’s work with the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District).

Join our Communications & Board Services Bureau
and make a lasting impact.
As a web developer, you will work in the District’s Communications Section to maintain and enhance our Drupal-based internal and external websites. This opportunity will allow you to work independently and as a part of a team, specifically with our Webmaster and communications staff, in an office environment setting. We are particularly seeking an organized, detail-oriented and experienced team member with excellent communication skills to fill this promising position.

For helping to maintain our valuable water resources, we offer:

Real work-life balance
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance
Long-term disability
Supplemental insurance
Prescription drug coverage & mail order program
Health savings & flexible spending accounts
Employee assistance program
Legal and identity theft
Wellness program
Florida retirement system/retirement benefits
Deferred compensation
Public service loan forgiveness qualified employer
Tuition reimbursement
State adoption benefit program qualified employer
Training and development resources
Innovative projects
Advanced technologies
Compensation: $62,316.80 – $75,193.46
Pay grade 116. Minimum to approximately 31% annual rates of pay grade displayed. Starting pay will be based upon education and experience.
Essential Functions

Maintain and enhance the organization’s internal and external websites
Refine the existing content management system database performance
Develop new capabilities/processes on the Drupal­-based external site
Work as a liaison between the Communications Section and the Information Technology Bureau
Work with other technical staff to diagnose and troubleshoot web/server/security issues
Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires ability to perform continuous repetitive tasks (to include keyboarding) with one or both hands. Frequently lifts and carries objects up to 10 pounds, with occasionally lifting and carrying objects up to 20 pounds. This position occasionally requires bending, squatting and reaching above shoulder level. Occasionally required to drive automotive vehicle for 2 hours or more at a time.

Employee may be subject to call­-in outside of regularly scheduled work hours, or required to be on call, including on nights, weekends or holidays, to respond to emergency management activities or other incidents requiring rapid response in support of District operations.

Required Credentials for Web Developer Opportunity

Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related multimedia field
Six (6) years of work related experience as a web developer, including content management
Submission of a minimum of three references and project portfolio at time of application
Applications without a project portfolio/submission of work and reference list may not be considered
Valid driver’s license
Preferred Credentials for Web Developer Opportunity

Proven experience with the following:

Drupal site configuration, optimization and maintenance
Ubuntu/Apache server configuration, optimization and maintenance
MySQL
Proficient with Git
Familiar with Composer management
Comfortable running Drush and other command line tools
jQuery javascript libraries and coding
Intergrating LDAP access controls within an intranet environment
Comfortable with responsive web design techniques
Intergrating Web Services using SOAP and REST protocols
Familiarity with SASS, HTML5 and CSS
Additional Details

This position is typically scheduled to work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, out of the Brooksville, FL office. This position is eligible for compensatory time for hours worked over 40 hours, in a week.

Travel Required

Yes. Limited travel to other District service offices.

Accepting applications until December 18, 2019 at 4:00 PM

About Us

Managing the water resources for west-central Florida, our district includes approximately 10,000 square miles of territory spanning 16 counties and serving more than 5 million residents. Established in 1961 as a flood-protection agency, our objective is to meet the needs of current and future water users, protect and preserve our water resources, manage the water supply, protect water quality, and preserve water-related functions.

Apply Now

This could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Click on the link to apply and put yourself to work for our water resources.

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Trainer at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Trainer
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾AA or BA in Instructional Technology, Education, Curriculum Development, Corporate Training, or other related field; extensive field experience may substitute for academic requirement.
◾Minimum two years of professional experience in all aspects of instructional design or related discipline.
◾Equivalent combination of education and experience.
◾Ability to speak and write in line with industry standards.
◾Working knowledge of eLearning authoring tools a plus including: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and TechSmith Camtasia.
◾Aptitude to review requirements, specifications, other technical documents and design training to meet the needs/level of the intended audience.
◾Demonstrated knowledge of and experience using the Microsoft Office suite (preferably Word and PPT).
◾Working knowledge of GoToMeeting or other webinar/phone conferencing tools.
◾Ability to conduct classroom training for Geographic Solutions’ products based on acquired knowledge of those products.

Required Screenings:
Will be discussed with applicant; Drug Free Workplace; Criminal background and professional reference check.

Job Description:
Responsible for conducting employee and client training via live, stand-up instruction and webinar instruction formats. Create agendas, guides, templates, summaries and other training collateral as needed. Provide guidance and training follow-up assistance to participants. Create, edit, and update user guides and other proprietary materials as needed. Provide assistance to other departments, such as QA and Marketing, as directed by the training team lead or senior management. Applicants must have proven, demonstrated experience successfully conducting participant training (preferably in a computer lab setting) for a minimum of 2 years.

Duties and Responsibilities:
◾Conduct training for clients and Geographic Solutions’ employees.
◾Develop course agendas and training objectives.
◾Develop instructional materials and user guides.
◾Prepare websites for client and associate training.
◾Identify, document, and help resolve site issues and/or data anomalies.
◾Edit written materials, such as user guides and enhancement reports.
◾Identify training needs and coordinate efforts to organize and present them.
◾Train new staff members to use proprietary software modules or products.
◾Conduct train the trainer sessions with client trainers.
◾Develop participant assessments (pre- and post-training), course quizzes, and course evaluations.
◾Assist with the design, implementation, and management of courseware administration.
◾Manage and prioritize tasks and project deliverables in a timely manner.
◾Maintain existing training courseware and peripheral materials.
◾Willing to work irregular hours, as needed.
◾Willing to travel.
◾Have valid driver’s license.
◾Willing to accept various projects and tasks as needed.

Work Environment:
Will be discussed with applicant.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday, full time position; complete work schedule will be discussed with applicant.

Pay:
Depends on experience; Benefits are offered.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers

Systems Engineer at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Systems Engineer
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾Bachelor’s degree in IT, MIS, CS or a related field or 8 years of job experience
◾One or more of the following certifications are required for consideration: VCP/VCAP, MCSA/MCSE (Server Infrastructure), Storage+, SCSE
◾Customer service skills
◾Communication skills, both written and verbal
◾Ability to communicate technical concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff and management
◾Ability to multitask and prioritize
◾Analytical skills (i.e., technical and non-technical problem solving skills)
◾Must be a team player and self-starter
◾Critical thinking, observation and reasoning abilities
◾Windows 2012/2016 to include clustering (5 years)
◾IIS administration in an extensive SaaS hosting environment (5 years)
◾Windows Active directory (AD), GPO Administration (5 years)
◾Administering and modification of DNS (5 years)
◾Administrative tasks using PowerShell (5 years)
◾File/Print, FTP/SFTP, AV/DLP server administration (5 years)
◾EMC VNX, Pure, Nimble and NetApp storage arrays (5 years)
◾Brocade, Fiber Channel, Clustering technologies, CIFS, NAS, DAS, CAS (5 years)
◾Engineering and implementing networked file systems such as NFS or CIFS (5 years)
◾Experience designing and deploying storage networks (FCoE, FC, and iSCSI) (5 years)
◾Configuring SAN switches, including zones and VSANs (5 years)
◾Performance Tuning of SAN implementations
◾Disaster Recovery solutions
◾Creating Client VM Templates, Cloning and managing VM Snapshots, P2V, VMware Converter, VMware Virtualization solutions, VM Migration & Cloning (5 years)
◾VMotion, Storage VMotion, HA, DRS, FT, Host Profiles, VApp, VMware VCenter Converter, Update Manager and SRM concepts (5 years)
◾vSOM and SolarWinds monitoring utilities
◾Security administration and platform hardening (5 years)
◾Hardware troubleshooting and Data Center support.
◾Cisco UCS
◾Microsoft SQL replication (log shipping/AlwaysOn)
◾Load balancing (Radware AppDirector and Alteon a plus)
◾Dell M1000 blade server infrastructure
◾Proficiency in flowchart and diagram design
◾CommVault backup solutions
◾Fluent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check; Drug Free Workplace.

Job Description:
◾Provide Root Cause Analyst (RCA) for system outages
◾Develop, implement, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
◾Provide node management, maintenance, and troubleshooting efforts for projects critical to the business
◾Provide technical leadership and mentoring to the storage and virtualization teams
◾Perform daily health checks to ensure storage is operational and healthy
◾Provide Tier3 support of storage & virtualization related issues
◾Lead and coordinate troubleshooting as required
◾Resolve and close tickets in accordance with organization and customer SLA
◾Ensure storage platforms are patched with the latest software versions, security updates, and hotfixes
◾Conduct research to improve performance of the storage & virtualization environment in order to provide stability and availability
◾Cross-train and mentor other engineers to improve coverage and team performance.
◾On-call rotation duty
◾Conduct after-hour maintenance and troubleshooting as required (nights and weekends)
◾Sitting for periods of time
◾Ability to lift 50 pounds
◾Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment:
Will be discussed with applicant.

Days & Hours:
Full Time position; Monday – Friday; complete work schedule will be discussed with applicant.

Pay:
Depends on experience; Will be discussed with applicant; Benefits are offered.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers

Sr. Economist at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Sr. Economist
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾Five (5) to Ten (10) years of Product Management work experience in a top tech company, government labor or economics sector or innovative technology startup
◾Bachelor’s Degree in economics or quantitative data, statistics, or related field required
◾Experience using data visualization tools or programming libraries such as Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics, Datameer, D3 or derivative
◾Minimum five (5) years of experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis, preferably with a labor economics focus
◾SQL Server Reporting and Analytics Services
◾Data modeling both OLTP and OLAP
◾Written and oral communication skills
Preferred Skills: ◾MBA or PhD
◾Prior technical experience in labor economic data science or data analytics
◾Expertise in data visualization

Job Summary: The Data Services team works collaboratively with the sales, technology and business teams to uncover the actionable business insights from data that fuel new products and insights. The role is to lead and inspire teams across our company to solve important customer problems with data. The Sr. Economist will help to inform development of and enable solutions that span the gamut in terms of analytic complexity from descriptive analytic insights to sophisticated algorithms or models. The director will lead, execute and coordinate analyses, models and projects from hypothesis to delivery which reflect deep knowledge of business questions and align with project and business objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities
◾Manage communications with internal customers and leaders
◾Coordination of team of analytic resources and their work to deliver analytics solutions to stakeholders or project team.
◾Partner and collaborate with sales, development and data teams to design, build and launch core data products
◾Use data manipulation and analytics tools to execute analyzes on large data stores.
◾Scope and lead analytics projects of varying sizes from hypothesis through delivery.
◾Leverage advanced analytics techniques on large and disparate data sets for the purpose of delivering ad hoc analyses and insights or formulating analytics-enabled solutions
◾Develop and train personnel to increase analytic and reporting capabilities and set the foundation to meet requirements of future offerings.
◾Develop and evolve the departments toolset and offerings in line with business demands, including the introduction of new and innovative solutions
◾Manage and maintain all system processes (operations) that are integral to the company’s ability to conduct its daily business.
◾Identify process improvement and profit opportunities through rigorous data analysis and partner with business owners to implement the improvements
◾Establish, maintain and promote consistent methodology for analytics deployment
◾Proactively investigate data issues and ensure on-going reporting data integrity
◾Conduct a wide variety of research projects on various data sources.
◾Creation of reports and indices for national publication.
◾Create summary data extracted from workforce systems across 30 states and territories.
◾Investigated opportunities to monetarize jobs data
◾Improve the quality of data

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check

Work Environment:
We offer a fast-paced, team oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday thru Friday, full-time position

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers

Proposal Writer at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Proposal Writer
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾Bachelor’s Degree in English, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
◾Two (2) years of technical or proposal writing experience
◾Equivalent combination of education and experience
◾Computer Skills: Microsoft Office
◾Experience working with graphics (eg. anchored to text)

Location: Remote or Palm Harbor, FL

Job Description:
The Proposal Writer creates and submits responses that propose the building of workforce systems (CMS/UI/VR/AE) which answer the requests in a format that meets requirements and evaluation criteria identified. The creation of the RFP response includes the gathering and coordination of marketing, management, and development personnel inputs, and writing the response from source documentation (e.g., past proposals). It also includes continuous review of and knowledge of the current workforce systems (CMS/UI/VR/AE) and updating of boilerplate proposal documents.

Duties and Responsibilities
◾Create a shell document for proposal response inputs
◾Analyze requirements and write/create/find RFP responses matching the requirements
◾Find existing responses in previous proposals or boilerplate proposals
◾Use an actual current Geosol system to create up-to-date screens and functionality responses
◾Interview and work with different departments to gather information for any responses not readily available in existing documentation
◾Organize the various inputs and responses to individual requirements to create a formatted and organized draft proposal
◾Coordinate or perform line editing of final response for spelling / grammar / consistency
◾Create Final master files (& PDF copies) of the documented RFP response
◾Work with team to print & send final the response
◾Print final copies, organize, create tabs/packaging, bind, and ship
◾Perform Post-Response clean-up / maintenance for boilerplate
◾Clean and organize folders and files
◾Create hard copies of RFP for reference, presentations, internal use, etc.
◾Identify proposal input to be incorporated back into “Boilerplate” documents/files
◾Actively participate as a member of the team to move toward the completion of goals
◾Make customers, and their needs, a primary focus of one’s actions.
◾Develop and sustain productive customer relationships.
◾Take prompt action to accomplish objectives.
◾Take action to achieve goals beyond what is required, be proactive.
◾Anticipate consequences of decisions and actions.
◾Communicate recommendations to take preventative steps and initiate further action
◾Manages time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently
◾Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small.
◾Show concern for all aspects of the job.
◾Accurately check processes and tasks.
◾Be watchful over time, meet demanding deadlines, learn quickly and exhibit organization in work habits.
◾Maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition, such as; time pressure or job ambiguity.
◾Handle stress in a way that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
◾Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills, or knowledge in position related areas.
◾Keep up with current developments and trends in area of expertise.
◾Display a work ethic demonstrated in attendance, punctuality, maturity and dedication.
◾Maintain a positive attitude.

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check

Days & Hours:
Monday thru Friday, full-time position

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers

Project Manager at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Project Manager
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾High School Diploma or equivalent
◾Four (4) years of experience
◾Workforce development and/or unemployment compensation experience
◾Knowledge of relational databases and basic SQL query techniques
◾Experience interfacing with customers, internal managers and staff
◾Prior experience within the workforce development system or unemployment compensation with a knowledge of Department of Labor Employment and Training programs to include one or more of the following: Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Assistance
◾Understanding of Employment and Training programs related to day-to-day operations and federal reporting requirements
◾Knowledge of the software development life cycle
◾Computer Skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project
◾Written and verbal communication skills
◾Organizational and time management skills
◾Ability to work independently or in a team environment
Preferred Skills: ◾Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field, or equivalent experience preferred
◾PMP, SCM, CAPM certification, or formal project management training preferred

Job Summary:
Responsible for the Software Development life cycle using the GRID methodology specifically designed for the company. The ideal candidate will be accountable for leading and managing the implementation of workforce development and/or software solutions for state and regional clients. Responsibilities will also include managing workforce development and/or Unemployment Compensation software products for Virtual One Stop clients in order to assess client needs, meet and exceed client expectations in terms of quality of product and service, and manage the delivery of software solutions. You will need to apply skills in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, business analysis, requirements definition, building test plans, coordinating all resources and stakeholders, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring, summarizing and communicating the progress of all assigned projects. You will work among a team of software engineers, developers, project managers and QA for support and collaboration of client specific deliverables.

Project Management:
◾Create, maintain, and execute an information technology project plan that communicates tasks, milestone dates, status and resource allocation
◾Coordinate with designers, engineers, QA, other subject matter experts, vendors, service providers, and clients to deliver milestones according to the project plan
◾Articulate design rationale and functional strategy as it directly relates to accomplishing goals, when applicable
◾Oversight and management of the day-to-day operational aspects of one or more projects
◾Maintain and manage the overall detailed project plans and milestone reports to ensure accurate and timely reporting of project status, issues, risks, and concerns
◾Coordinate delivery of development and production releases that meet quality assurance standards
◾Assist technical team in specifying design and development tasks
◾Assist quality assurance team in creating test plans and testing efforts
◾Review deliverables prepared by the team before passing to the client
◾Apply project management methodology and enforce project standards
◾Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately

Communication:
◾Facilitate team and client meetings
◾Prepare presentations and conduct training sessions at the annual User’s Conference
◾Keep the client and project team informed of project status, issues and issue mitigation strategies
◾Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
◾Communicate relevant project information to superiors

Technical:
◾Possess a general understanding of application programming, database and system design
◾Understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
◾Analyze system requirements relative to the base software functionality and configuration
◾Write software requirements based upon analysis of client’s needs
◾MS SQL server and query knowledge

Leadership:
◾Inspire coworkers to attain goals
◾Manage the process of innovative change
◾Identify opportunities for improvement and make suggestions for change

Teamwork:
◾Acknowledge each team member’s contributions
◾Work with both technical software developers and non-technical state and local government clients to make sure that final deliverables meet client requirements
◾Coordinate client training with training staff and assist where necessary
◾Prepare and deliver training updates via webinars
◾Work as a team across time zones and geography with business analyst, development and QA teams in

Client Management:
◾Provide client support, including monitoring of incidents and change requests, and answering client questions submitted via an online issues/change management system, via email or via phone
◾Manage day-to-day client interaction, and investigate and answer client questions
◾Obtain, discuss, and follow-through with feedback from the client
◾Set and manage client expectations
◾Seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
◾Build a knowledge base of each client’s organization and objectives

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday, full time position.

Pay:
Depends on experience.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers

Programmer at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Programmer
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾High School Diploma or Equivalent
◾Two year degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
◾Knowledge of computer programming methodologies
◾Analytical skills
◾Ability to learn and adapt to new software
◾Knowledge of HTML, web technologies, and programming languages
◾SQL knowledge
◾Ability to write SQL queries to check on the results of assigned bots and tables used to store job data
◾Knowledge with Design Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, and Microsoft Team Foundation Server
◾Knowledge of database tables directly related to Kapow software and all tables involving storage of spidered jobs
◾Demonstrated comprehension of the data flow from the spidering applications through the databases to the production environment

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check; Drug Free Workplace.

Job Description: Develops, maintains, and supports policies and procedures for ensuring the functionality of the programs used to spider labor data from external sites. Relies on direction and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works under supervision.

◾Supports and documents new development of spidering robot programs (bots) to extract data from external websites
◾Ensures all bots meet full QA standards
◾Ensures assigned bots are fully functional and resolves problems when they are not
◾Meets performance metrics as expected, with goals on a weekly and monthly basis
◾As experience grows will have an understanding of the bot library, spidering software, and database processing of extracted data
◾Know what situations require the implementation and use of a proxy
◾Able to maintain an average of 70 – 175 bot repairs per week with minimal QA issues (depends on experience and the mix of bots)
◾May be required to perform manual bot QA

Work Environment:
Team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday – Friday, Full Time position; will be discussed with applicant.

Pay:
Depends on experience; Will be discussed with applicant; Benefits are offered.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers

Marketing Writer/Coordinator at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Marketing Writer/Coordinator
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Mass Communications, or English
◾1-3 years of experience in a marketing, communications, or technical writing role
◾Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
◾Written communication skills
◾Time management and organizational skills
◾Ability to work independently
◾Ability to adapt to flexible work schedule, which may include evening and/or weekend
Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check; Drug Free Workplace.

Job Description: The Marketing Writer/Coordinator position is based out of Palm Harbor, Florida but will interact with the west coast office in Salinas, California and various territory managers. This individual will assist with all internal and external communications, as well as various responsibilities within the Marketing Department.

◾Work with the Marketing Team’s Graphic Designer to create product inserts and other promotional materials in support of company initiatives
◾Create and distribute email campaigns, including webinar invites, new product launches, conference promotions, company newsletters, event announcements, etc.
◾Assist with creating content for social media outlets and corporate website
◾Create and distribute press releases for product launches, client go-lives, events, and targeted marketing efforts
◾Create and maintain content for marketing tool kits, client reports, and other documentation
◾Assist with Workforce Technology Conference marketing efforts, including organizing and editing the conference agenda, editing speaker presentations to ensure consistency, creating content for promotional emails, updating the website, etc.
◾Write new or updated content for the corporate website
◾Assist with the coordination of supplies and tradeshow gear that are shipped out to industry conferences
◾Assist with writing, editing, and assembly of proposals
◾Modify boilerplate content for Proposals (including detailed client tables, client contact information, company background/experience, executive summaries, and client references)
◾Monitoring an online bids site for potential business opportunities

Work Environment:
Will be discussed with applicant.

Days & Hours:
Full Time position; complete work schedule will be discussed with applicant.

Pay:
Depends on experience; Will be discussed with applicant; Benefits are offered.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers