Thursday, May 21, 2015

Incident Manager - Philadelphia, PA

Position ID: NAL-1505-23
Job type: contract
Interview Type: Phone and Skype
Duration: 6-12 months

Job Description:
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Able to perform well and with poise under pressure.
  • Ability to facilitate and/or present presentations to large audiences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (both technical and business).
  • Ability to communicate/present effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences including C Level executives.
  • Lead a cross functional team to resolution of an incident and continual process improvement.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of system availability and effective IT operations.
  • Decisiveness.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Build and maintain relationships within Technology and Business organizations
Education and Certifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • ITIL V3 Certification is helpful
  • 5-7 years experience in related Technology fields dealing with production environments.
  • Background as System Administrator/Engineer in a production support role
  • Coordinate and facilitate activities across multiple teams to develop a plan for the support model for cloud-based application trials. This may involve developing new process or adapt/refine existing processes. 
  • Ensure that team’s understands the process for resolution of cloud-based application trial issues.  Lead triage issues, during the various Technical and Market Trials for cloud-based application.
  • This includes working with Production Support team, Business Operations, Technical Operations, Release Management, Market Trial team and development teams to develop and implement processes that would streamline Incident Management.
  • Define, Collect and Publish key performance metrics for Incident Management for cloud-based application
  • Identify requirements for tools, techniques and best practices that could be used to automate key processes, accelerate isolation of root causes, minimizes blind spots and provides management line of sight to status of the issues.
  • Ensure that incidents are promptly investigated and acted upon based on severity.
  • Actively work to resolve issues based on priorities by facilitating discussion and troubleshooting across multiple operations and development organizations and be the voice of the customer and champion resolution of issues promptly, for cloud-based application
  • Become proficient  in  troubleshooting tools like Splunk, pulling logs from the STB, cloud-based application  Scheduler, Recording Manager, and scripting tools like PERL, Python and Sql.   Also provide guidance and support to the staff engaged in trouble shooting issues
Interested candidates can send resumes to with position ID in subject line

Production Support/Manager - Philadelphia, PA

Position ID: NAL-1505-22
Job type: contract
Interview Type: Phone and Skype
Duration: 12+ months

Job Description:
  • Strong team player with great communication skills, both written and oral
  • Analytical, conceptual thinker who enjoys solving problems
  • At least 3 years of software development, with applicable Java experience
  • Solid grasp of software fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and object oriented design
  • Experience with integrating and testing software and systems
  • Experience in production support is a plus
  • Experience with python and other scripting languages
  • Experience using SPLUNK is a plus
  • Experience in Quality Assurance is a plus: test planning, automation, fault isolation, troubleshooting
  • UNIX/Linux background
  • Deep understanding of HTTP, web applications, and service oriented architectures
  • Experience developing with databases; experience with Oracle and/or Cassandra is a plus
  • Experience with Scrum or other Agile methodologies
  • BS or graduate degree in Engineering, Computer Science
  • Incident Management – restore normal service as quickly as possible and minimize adverse impact on business operations and customers
  • Categorize, investigate and resolve support issues and inquiries pertaining to the functional operation of supported applications/services
  • Analyze simple to complex query or data issues and determine appropriate technical resolution or escalation to appropriate senior support teams and/or management
Interested candidates can send resumes to with position ID in subject line

Senior Java Developers - Philadelphia, PA

Position ID: NAL-1505-21
Job type: contract
Interview Type: Phone and Skype
Duration: 6+ months

Job Description:
  • Java developer with 8-10 years experience designing and implementing distributed systems in a UNIX/Linux environment.  Development expertise should be in data collection and analysis back office tiers with web service interfaces for end users and other automated systems.  Deep familiarity with core class libraries and common open-source application frameworks is essential. The right candidate is capable of creating solutions to complex problems and acting as a technical lead in a growing tools development team.  Excellent oral and written communications skills required.
Required Skills:
  • J2SE 5/6 Core Features/Class Libraries
  • Java Development Best Practices and Design Patterns
  • Wide-Ranging Mastery of Open Source/Proprietary Java Class Libraries
  • Extensive Experience with Java Application Servers (e.g., Tomcat, Jetty, JBoss, Glassfish)
  • Thorough Understanding Of UNIX/Linux Environment and Associated Tools
  • Object-Oriented Architecture and Design
  • Distributed System Infrastructure, Emphasizing Common HTTP Idioms
  • MVC Application Architecture
  • JavaScript UI Libraries
  • RESTful Web Service/SOA Development Experience
  • Object-Relational Mapping Frameworks
  • Java IDE, Configuration Management, and Build Tools
  • Source Code Management Systems
  • Rigorous Unit Testing Discipline With Code Coverage Targets
  • Formal Issue/Bug Management and Team Collaboration Tools
  • Experience with Formal Agile Development Techniques
  • Ability to Present to Technical and Non-Technical Audiences
  • Excellent Written Communications Skills
Desirable Skills:
  • Spring, including MVC
  • JQuery and Extension Frameworks
  • Maven Build Management
  • Groovy, Python, Perl and/or Other Scripting Tools
  • Virtual Infrastructure Administrative and/or Design Skills
  • Relational Database Administration (Oracle-, SQL Server-, MySQL-Preferred)
  • TCP/IP Networking (IPv4/IPv6, TCP/UDP, HTTP, DNS, Routing, Multicast, Security)
  • Familiarity with Adaptive Bitrate Streaming (Smooth, HLS, HDS) Hardware and Software
  • Content Delivery Network Concepts and Deployment
  • Video Encoding/Decoding/Transcoding Technologies
  • able/Telco Video Delivery Architecture
Interested candidates can send resumes to with position ID in subject line

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BA with AML Experience - Whippany, NJ

Position ID: NAL-1505-20
Job type: contract
Interview Type: F2F

Job Description:
  • Experience in AML (Anti-Money Laundering) in Compliance 
  • Analytical Skills (SQL query knowledge required) 
  • Experience writing Business Requirements document/Functional Specification documents etc
Interested candidates can send resumes to with position ID in subject line

Java with Front End - Denver, CO

Position ID: NAL-1505-19
Interview type: Phone and Skype
Job type: contract to hire

Job Description:
  • 5+ years’ experience developing web applications, including back end services
  • Ability to both develop the front end Single Page App components as well as write the back end Java and JSON services
  • Strong Java; JavaScript (Angular, Bootstrap, JQuery); HTML5; XML; XSL; CSS skills  (3 -5 years)
  • Knowledge of US Healthcare industry, terminology a plus
  • Ability to work with team members in an Agile development mode
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to relocate to Denver (has Visa) for approximately a year, maybe more
Interested candidates can send resumes to with position ID in subject line

Monday, May 18, 2015

Data Modeler - California

Position ID: NAL-1505-18
Interview type: Phone and Skype
Job type: Contract
Duration: 6+ months

Job Description:
  • The client is looking for a senior level Data Modeler (DM) for one of the largest Data warehouse platform - BMG (Business Modeling Group).  
  • In this role, the candidate must be able to understand and analyze business requirements, manage the modeling process from conceptualization to logical/Physical model. 
  • This individual will handle and lead the most complex data management initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and multiple business groups and deliver the most effective database design and data modeling.
Some of the Primary responsibilities of this role would include, but not limited to:
  • Lead and Manage Design conversations, escalate necessary issues, resolve design conflicts and ensure data is integrated and relatable to other data already on the warehouse
  • Develop and maintain the Conceptual design and Logical Models for the data acquisitions from various applications/sources across the enterprise
  • Collaborate with the other DBA / Metadata team to produce and validate the Logical/physical models.  
  • Provide standards around documenting the conceptual, logical and physical data models
  • Work closely with the internal and external partners on the creation and maintenance of models, data mapping and metadata
  • Partner and consult extensively with Business and ETL developers in the creation of the Data Functional Design and specifications document 
  • Serve as an internal consultant, provide oversight, mentor and lead less experienced DBAs 
  • As a Senior Modeler, consult with EDA/Enterprise architecture and DBA groups to provide strategic design solutions, influencing long-range internal and enterprise level data/ database architecture and data management strategies.  
  • Reengineer the existing data structures to produce data models and provide standards around creation and documentation of Models
  • Convert and maintain existing BMG physical data structures into a model using   Erwin.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 10+ years database design / Modeling experience
Minimum skills:
  • 7+ years’ experience in logical data modeling
  • 4+ years of experience with Financial Industry data and models  
  • Extensive  "hands-on" data model development and change experience with Erwin /ModelMart
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, and exhibits excellent initiative, motivation, and desire to learn 
  • Ability to communicate strategies and processes around data modeling and data architecture to cross functional groups and senior levels.
  • Experience and interest in working in fast-paced environments 
  • Team player and ability to work independently in a team environment
Preferred skills:
  • Solid understanding of data warehousing concepts a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Prior working knowledge on Teradata database platforms  
  • Prior experience with Wells Fargo systems
Interested candidates can send resumes to with position ID in subject line

Product Control Specialist - Buffalo, NY

Position ID: NAL-1505-17
Interview type: Phone, & Skype or F2F
Job type: C2C/C2H
Duration: Year +

Job Description:
  • This is a BA/SME role.  Resource needs to know Product Control (Accounting for Management P&L (Profit/Loss).  
  • They need to know Financing accounting for funding the product inventory (ie Repo/ reverse Repo, Tri-Party/ reverse Tri-party).  
  • Additionally, the resource should be aware of how the systems work to do this type of accounting along with some implementation or requirements gathering. 
  • Candidates based out of the Michigan or Buffalo, NYC area will be ideal for this role.
  • Clear communication of Financing transaction types, usage, functionality
  • Produce P&L
  • Understand the system functionality for financing activity
Required Skills:
  • P&L reporting daily, monthly, annually
  • Working Knowledge of systems used for Financing activity
  • Ability to write requirements on functionality of platform
Nice to Have Skills:
  • Fixed Income Product Knowledge
  • Buy/Sell Knowledge
Interested candidates can send resumes to with position ID in subject line