Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Netgain Internship - St Cloud, MN



NetGain - Saint Cloud, MN
Part Time - Programmer Analyst Internship


Special Requirements: Working toward a BS in CS, BCIS, or similar.
Position Specifications:
* Part-time | Flexible with school schedule
* Position available immediately through summer
* Possibility of full-time hire upon graduation

Job Purpose/Summary Statement:
To develop, improve, and strengthen customer relationships through the improvement, design, and development of an existing documentation and support portal.

Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:
* Utilize strong analytical and communication skills and experience to assess strategic business needs in designing software solutions.
* Develop applications for the network business computing environment, including web-accessible online applications. Utilize skill sets and understanding of object-oriented programming, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, TSQL, relational databases, and others.
* Perform all phases of systems and programming development and maintenance.
* Assist the development team leaders in translating system requirements into a feasible design solution while ensuring that the technical strategy is sound.
* Prepare status updates and walkthroughs and communicate with project manager, development team leaders, and technical team members.
* Provide quality assurance testing within criteria specified by scope documents and functional specifications.
* Interact with project team members during bug-fixing time and with the project manager to ensure that all bugs are addressed and resolved when the project is delivered.
* Suggest innovative and creative new ideas and ways of improving processes.
* Cooperate with other employees to create a trusting, honest, and productive work team.

Required Technical Proficiencies:
* Proficient understanding of debugging techniques and technical problem analysis.
* Proficient understanding of PHP, JavaScript, TSQL, and relational databases.
* Excellent understanding of object-oriented design constructs and the use of modules/classes.
* Operational understanding of IP- based computer networking within LAN and WAN environments, and how software is constructed for the distributed network environment.
* Work independently and manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously.
* Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Preferred Technical Proficiencies:
* Experience building testable PHP/JavaScript applications within existing frameworks.
* Operational understanding of Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012.
* Experience working with Windows Server 2008/2012 and IIS 7/8.
* Ability to conduct a systems analysis of a business problem.
* Experience with Git or other version control systems

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Compudyne Duluth - Level 4 Tech



Compudyne - Duluth, MN
Service Technician - Level 4

Be a part of something big.
Compudyne supports businesses, large and small, with IT resources that drive success. We're a large provider of remote and on-site IT services, network consulting, hardware/software installation and high speed business internet services. Most importantly, we explore cutting-edge, secure solutions that help our clients become more efficient and more connected.

Find your niche.
As a Service Technician - Level 4, you'll address technically complex problems, providing high level support to staff and clients. You will work closely with internal staff to manage crisis situations and utilize your critical thinking and multi-tasking skills to ensure Compudyne customers have a positive experience. We'll need you to own escalated technical issues and prepare resolution plans while assisting, training and mentoring co-workers on best practices for technology solutions. To get a better idea of the position, here's a few of the key responsibilities:

Take ownership of crisis accounts and deliver a completed solution, then hand back to service teams
* Communicate professionally internally and externally while working within time constraints
* Recommend changes that are needed to methods, processes and hardware/software to provide a better working environment for our end-users
* Lead triage meetings to share knowledge with other engineers and develop customer solutions efficiently
* Create/review advanced technical content including KB articles, whitepapers, training documents, technical triages and more
* Research emerging technologies and recommend use that can be applied to client environments
* Assist in the development of cost benefit analysis for different technology solutions
* Actively seek and apply new knowledge and skills to Compudyne's customer base


Develop your skills.
Going in, you'll need an associate's degree in Information Technology, business or equivalent education/experience. We require 7-10 years of experience working in IT or a related field. Also, you should be an expert in the Microsoft Windows OS arenas and with Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, security and virtualization technologies and remote desktops. To stand out as a candidate, you need to have the following certifications or be willing to get them within the first year: MCSE or MCSA and VCP. We'd love it if you had a strong background in TCP/IP networking, firewalls, switches, storage technologies and project management.

Get rewarded.
We appreciate our employees and want to prove it. Compudyne combines competitive wages with an excellent bonus package that includes Medical, Dental, Group Life and Disability Insurance, 401K and PTO. We also provide lots of perks to continually thank you for your hard work.

Join our team.
We like to work with people who can communicate clearly and learn quickly. Every day is a new challenge, and we're constantly seeking ways to help our team get better at what we do. If that's you, we want you on our team. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to recruiting@compudyne.net. We look forward to hearing from you.

Compudyne Duluth - Level 1 Tech



Compudyne - Duluth, MN
Hosted/Cloud Service Technical - Level 1

Be a part of something big.
Compudyne is celebrating 25 years of supporting businesses, large and small, with IT resources that drive success. We're the region's leading provider of remote and on-site IT services, network consulting, hardware/software installation and high speed business internet services.  Most importantly, we explore cutting-edge, secure solutions that help our clients become more efficient and more connected.

Find your niche:
As a Hosted/Cloud Service Technician - Level 1, you'll collaborate with exceptional people to deploy, monitor, maintain and document the service life cycles of cloud products such as hosted servers and exchange, backup solutions and secure mail technologies. You will partner with customers to develop, test and implement creative solutions while serving as the senior technical resource for our service team. You’ll address client concerns with clear, professional communication and excellent customer service. This position is your chance to work closely with management to improve communication and develop work processes for the team and other departments.

Develop your skills:
Going in, you need to have a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and 2 years of progressive experience in the industry. To stand out as a candidate, we would love it if you had the following experience/skills:
* Strong understanding of virtualization technologies, primarily Microsoft and VMware configurations
* Knowledge of network technologies such as TCP/IP, firewalls, SSL VPN appliances, IPSEC tunneling
* Experience with disaster recovery design and execution including backup and restore methods
* Ability to visualize big picture hosted/cloud products and make recommendations for implementation
* Exposure to Storage Area Network with client connectivity via fiber channel of ISCSI technologies
* Time management skills, ensuring projects are completed professionally and efficiently
* Capacity to establish working relationship with customers, coworkers and vendors
* Ardent desire for personal and professional development and advanced training

Get rewarded:
We appreciate our employees and want to prove it. Compudyne combines competitive wages with an excellent bonus package that includes Medical, Dental, Group Life and Disability Insurance, 401K and PTO. We also provide numerous perks to continually thank you for your hard work.

Join our team:
We like to work with people who can communicate clearly and learn quickly. Every day is a new challenge, and we're constantly seeking ways to help our team get better at what we do. If that's you, we want you on our team.  To apply, email your cover letter and resume to recruiting@compudyne.net. We look forward to hearing from you.