Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ProWest Intern Talk On Campus TODAY! 4/23/14

PROWEST & Associates
Full-time Internship Opportunity

Pro-West & Associates Inc., a GIS Consulting firm located in Walker, MN, is looking for students interested in a summer internship. A full-time position may be available to an exceptionally qualified candidate. Come see us at 2 UMD Events

Alumni Talk - by Lucas Scharenbroich, Senior Developer
Date: Wednesday, April 23rd
Time: 5:00 pm
Where: HH 216

Thursdays, April 24th
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
CS Department Conference Room, HH 321

Apply In Advance @ GoldPASS

Pro-West & Associates, Inc. (PWA) has been providing highly specialized GIS Consulting and data management services to regional and national clients since its founding and as a partnership in 1987. PWA is one of the Upper Midwest’s longest-established private firms devoted to assisting public and private entities with the integration of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. We have been an Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) business partner since 1990 and are Minnesota’s most senior dealer of ESRI desktop GIS software products. Our current staff is comprised of Consultants, Programmers, and Technicians, many of whom are certified GIS professionals (GISP’s).

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Sisu - Infrastructure Engineer

Sisu Solutions - Duluth, MN
Infrastructure Engineer

Job Summary
* Troubleshoot and resolve issues with critical Health Care Information applications
* Install, configure and support Windows Server on mission critical, production servers
* Troubleshoot and resolve Windows server operating system issues
* Monitor server performance, availability and event logs
* Assist application vendors with the install and support of their applications
* Assist Backup Administrator to ensure successful backup/restore of data
* Perform firmware and driver updates/upgrades
* Manage patching of all Windows Server Operating Systems and supporting components

* Four year degree in Information Systems, Computer Technology or related technical field, or two year degree with two or more years of relevant work history
* Experience troubleshooting and managing Windows servers in an enterprise environment
* Strong dedication, work ethic, sense of teamwork, and professional attitude
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Experience in the following areas is a plus: Healthcare IT, HIPAA/HITECH regulations, VMWare,
* Microsoft Systems Center 2012, Microsoft Hyper-V, Storage Area Networks

To apply:
View entire listing and complete the online job application located at or send a letter of interest along with a resume to

Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions provides progressive employment opportunities in the area of Healthcare Information Technology. Sisu offers competitive wages, an employee-focused culture, and the following benefits:
* Comprehensive insurance packages:
* Health, Dental, Life, Long-term disability, Flexible spending
* Paid time off
* 401k

Allete Power - Duluth, MN ITS Programmer

Immediate Opening
Allete/Minnesota Power, Herbert Service Center - Duluth, MN

ITS Programmer Analyst I

See Complete Listing at, Tracking Code: 20140098

What you will be doing:
If chosen as the most qualified candidate, you will be working with an amicable, highly motivated, collaborative group supporting software systems that are used by Distribution Engineering and Operations. We maintain, upgrade and modify existing systems such as the GIS (Geographic Information System) and the OMS (Outage Management System).
In addition we are responsible for the successful completion of software projects in our area. These projects can run from several months to several years in duration. You will be working with business stake holders, learning project management, providing post implementation support, developing trouble shooting skills, and performing some end user support. You will be learning the C# and Python languages and their environments. You will also be learning SQL to query Oracle databases and PL/SQL, which is used to create Oracle triggers and packages. We’ll get you up to speed fast on ESRI mapping products.

Required Skills:
* Bachelor's degree in an IT related area such as Computer Science. Students who will obtain their degree by June 2014 will be considered.
* Familiarity with a high-level language such as Java, C# or Python
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills, coupled with a strong desire to learn
* Effective communications and interpersonal skills
* The ability to work in a fast-paced work environment with ever-changing priorities
* Comfort with Microsoft Windows and Office
* Candidates may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and ? or aptitude.

Required Experience:
You'll really grab our attention if you are already familiar with SQL and database concepts or have a working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS. Being a Windows power user is desirable, as is familiarity with Unix/Linux.

What's in it for you?
For your hard work, you will be rewarded with a strong compensation package that includes competitive salary, health benefits, a generous retirement plan and other cool perks.