<![CDATA[blueStone Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.BLUESTONESTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Jr Architect]]> Would you like to be a vital component in creating some of the world’ s newest and greatest technology? Our client is Fortune 10 with 215, 000+ employees spread across 396 facilities in more than 100 countries around the globe offering some of the most exciting careers in designing, engineering, and building the world’ s most advanced vehicles and personal mobility solutions.

Responsibilities
• Assist architect and business analysts in gathering external requirements
• Examine technical specifications to identify additional requirements
• Identify risks and integration points based on requirements and current design
• Work with architect to formulate and document designs
• Assist architect and development leads to elaborate requirements and designs into technical stories
• Research technologies and develop Proof-of-Concept
• Act as an Subject Matter Expert in the area of Over-the-air programming, connected vehicle and share domain knowledge with developers

Qualifications
• B.S. in Computer Engineering or related fields
• Good understanding of computer and networking fundamentals
• 5+ years of hands-on experience in software development with a mindset to become an architect in next couple of years
• Proficiency in Java and Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
• Exposure to various system integration mechanisms such as RESTful APIs, messaging, and file-transfer
• Experience in UML and software design documentation
• Strong analytical skills
• Self-motivated, proactive, creative and team oriented
• Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication and presentation skills
• Ability to work with ambiguity and able to communicate with new developers

Please send resumes to Amanda.Diaz@blueStoneStaffing.com
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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst]]> Would you like to be a vital component in creating some of the world’ s newest and greatest technology? Our client is Fortune 10 with 215, 000+ employees spread across 396 facilities in more than 100 countries around the globe offering some of the most exciting careers in designing, engineering, and building the world’ s most advanced vehicles and personal mobility solutions.

My Client is seeking a  Business Analyst  for a yearlong contract opportunity in Detroit.   The Business Analyst will work on projects related to various areas of the business such as on-boarding, working with IT business analyst teams in coordinating the launch of a new technology, managing all of the processes and work flows.     The Business Analyst  will be the liaison between the IT team and the On-Boarding Global Business Services and training teams. This worker will be responsible for conceptualizing, coordinating, implementing and executing-specific tasks within various projects. 



 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

3-5 years relevant experience
Microsoft Office - Word, Power Point, Excel, MS Project, Visio (intermediate user level) 
Project Management experience

 

e-mail resumes to Cheryl.fisher@bluestonestaffing.com

 
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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Java Architect]]> Looking for a long term 5-year Java Architect contract in the Loop?
This position is looking for USC/GC candidates and will start in July.

Java Architect:

Description: A Java Architect must plan, implement, and coordinate database administration, highly complex and sophisticated interface functions between operating and virtual operating systems, and between mainframe application systems and various IBM and Microsoft Server Operation Systems residing on mainframe hardware and server clusters. Architect defines the big picture for the software solution and is responsible for all aspects of the IDES WebSphere application server environment, including implementing architecture frameworks updates, and architecture configuration settings. The skills, training and experience a qualified Java Architects must possess, without limitation:
  • Provides technical assistance in the development, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, modification, installation and daily management of web-based, multi-environment, relational information systems.
  • Provides work leadership, guidance, training and direction to information technology professionals in all phases of product development pertaining to web oriented systems.
  • Recommends and coordinates systems development and maintenance schedules and plans.
  • Maintains and manages development, test and production environments, and build tools and deployments; maintains development tools and architecture configuration settings; participates in coding, testing and debugging applications programs and similar activities as required or assigned; submits status reports to the manager.
  • Determines and advises on applicable management analysis techniques; devises or directs the development of supporting policies, methods, procedures and forms to implement programs and improve systems; maintains and oversees the enforcement of design standards, development standards, and framework how-to guides;
  • Provides top management with special one-time reports and system studies of management operations to assist them in making program and policy decisions; defines options to optimize technology cost effectiveness across the technology stack.
  • Assists the Chief Technology Officer in the control and projected use of resources, particularly mainframe and web-oriented tools and the development and production hardware and software environments utilized by agency Internet based systems;
  • Evaluates new technology to anticipate the probable impact on future plans and current information systems, particularly the WebSphere Application Server and virtual operating systems technologies.
  • Updates architecture frameworks as necessary, including on-line, batch, content management, imaging and security; creates and maintains sizing and capacity assessments; updates software configuration; assures the accuracy, security, and accessibility of the agency’ s benefits systems data.
  • Provides consultation and technical assistance to agency management regarding information systems plans, disaster recovery procedures, and/or security systems.

 

Qualifications: Requires the knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to 6 years of college (Master’ s Degree preferred) with significant course work in computer science or directly related fields, supplemented by five years of professional experience in architecture related to highly available, web-based, enterprise Java applications. It would be particularly beneficial for a Java Architect to have skills, training, and/or experience in any or all of the following areas:
  • Technical expertise in IBM z/OS, Java Virtual Machine, Virtual AIX, JDBC bridging techniques, IBM WebSphere Application Server, Tivoli Access Manager, and DOC1 Generate
  • Technical expertise in IBM Content Manager, IBM development software (e.g., Rational Application Developer, Clear Case, Clear Quest); DB2 on z/OS and AIX
  • Detailed knowledge of analysis methodologies (Use Cases, Process Flows, Unified Modeling Language (structure diagrams, behavior diagrams, interaction diagrams)
  • Technical expertise in Java EE framework Technologies and Java EE system development
  • Technical expertise in development of application security layer for web applications.
  • Strong expertise in Struts, Spring MVC, Spring IOC, Spring AOP, Spring Batch technologies.
  • Strong expertise in JQuery, Javascript, CSS, HTML, AJAX front end technologies
  • Strong expertise in ANT and MAVEN build scripts
  • Strong expertise in development of middleware components using IBM MQ, Webservices etc.
  • Expertise in XML, XML Schema Definitions and development of java binding to marshall and unmarshall the XML.
  • Expertise in SQL and working with DB2 z/os and MS SQL Server
  • Expertise working on reporting engines and proposing solutions for optimal SQL and fine tuning the SQL used in the applications.
  • Experience in development of mobile applications.
  • Experience in performing code coverage, continuous integration with tools like Hudson etc.
  • Detailed knowledge of Struts Framework, Spring IOC Framework, and Spring Batch
  • Integration of Struts and Spring
  • Solid, demonstrative iBatis experience

 
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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Java Developer]]> Looking for a long term 5-year Java Developer contract in the Loop?
This position is looking for USC/GC candidates and will start in July.

Java Developer (two positions):

Description: A Java Developer Candidate must perform detailed technical and advisory functions of moderate difficulty within the normal range of IT assignments for WebSphere/Java EE based applications. 
  • Develops general and detail systems designs and proceeds with program/object coding, testing and coordinates moving into production.
  • Performs system design tasks of moderate complexity, developing system design documents for us in the coding and testing of system applications in the WebSphere/Java EE environment. Follows approved life-cycle methodologies, creates design documents, and develops business logic utilizing JSP (Java Server Pages), mainframe DB2 access using iBatis/SQL and the Spring Batch Framework. Upon higher level IT review, continues with system design, developing use case diagrams, information flowcharts, component diagrams, etc.
  • Develops and conducts program tests using JUnit; develops test plans and data and performs or oversees testing to verify that the programs functions correctly to ensure that modifications have not caused error in other parts of the program, interfacing programs and interfacing systems.

Qualifications: Requires the knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to 6 years of college (Master’ s Degree preferred) with significant course work in computer science or directly related technical fields, supplemented by at least 4 years of professional experience in Java development for large, web-based applications. The skills, training and experience a qualified Java Developer must possess include, without limitation:
  • Technical expertise in Java EE framework Technologies and Java EE system development
  • Detailed knowledge of Struts Framework, Spring IOC Framework, and Spring Batch
  • Integration of Struts and Spring
  • Strong experience with Gang of Four patterns – what they do, what problems they solve, when they would be used, and how they are implemented. Strong patterns knowledge/experience will be important in cleanly implementing technical changes/refactoring existing code: a. Factory, b. Command, c. Strategy
  • Very strong SQL skills
  • Demonstrative iBatis experience, JUNIT experience, JSP experience and Maven experience
  • WebSphere and WebSphere’ s Rational Toolset experience (Clear Case/Clear Quest)
  • Any experience with building or using Rules Engines is a plus

 
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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Project Manager]]> blueStone has a 5 year opportunity for a Technical Project Manager on a government project in downtown Chicago.   This role is scheduled to start in July of 2017.

Description:

The Technical Project Manager must serve as a working supervisor and oversee a staff of Java, Structured Query Language (SQL) and .Net developers engaged in performing a full range of system functions ranging from design and development to maintenance and enhancement for all web-based applications and IT systems. The skills, training and experience a qualified Technical Project Manager must possess, without limitation:
  • Serves as a technical leader for project development tasks from inception through implementation, roll out and post production maintenance.
  • Plans work schedules and sequencing of operations to ensure an even flow and distribution of work, the expeditious handling of system change requests, and adherence to schedules and deadlines. Responds to technical or operational production problems through the assignment of tasks and, if necessary, personal involvement.

Qualifications: Requires the knowledge, skills and mental development equivalent to 6 years of college (Master’ s Degree preferred) with significant coursework in mathematics, statistics, accounting, computer systems, public administration or business administration, supplemented by at least 6 years of professional experience in project management. The ideal candidate should also hold a current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. It would be particularly beneficial for the Technical Project Manager to have skills, training, and/or experience in any or all of the following areas:
  • Java Enterprise technologies with wide range of front-end, middle ware and backend business components using IBM WebSphere as backend application server and IBM Rational Suite
  • Strong experience in .Net application development using ASP.NET, VB.NET with MS Technology Suite
  • Persistence layer design and development with Object Relational Mapping technologies
  • Front-end Framework expertise on Struts, Spring MVC, JQuery, Bootstrap, etc.
  • Several Spring Frameworks like Spring IOC, Spring AOP, Spring Security, Spring Batch, Spring ORM
  • Architectural expertise to advise on builds and deployments with tools like ANT, MAVEN
  • IBM TAM and Webseal expertise to define security models for the Enterprise applications
  • Webservices publishing experience 
  • Strong expertise in IBM DB2, MS SQL Server on SQL, Data Mining, Database Designs, Procedures, Functions and Scripts

e-mail resumes to cheryl.fisher@bluestonestaffing.com
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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Database Administrator]]> blueStone has a 5 year opportunity for a Database Administrator on a government project in downtown Chicago.   This role is scheduled to start in July of 2017.

Database Administrator:

Description: A Database Administrator (“ DBA”) is responsible for the documentation, design, implementation, and maintenance of the databases underlying the Agency’ s Java, .net and SQL-based systems. The DBA will support multiple instances of these databases in several environments that are used throughout the application development and deployment lifecycle. In addition to the usual DBA skills, such as object design and creation, back-up and recovery, and bufferpool tuning, the DBA should be very familiar with database tools and utilities, physical data modeling, and SQL optimization and performance. 
  • Work with internal and external customers to analyze and determines information needs and elements; data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities. 
  • Proven ability to take project requirements and the logical data model and create the following:
    • A physical data model optimized for DB2/zOS environment
    • A document representing details how the implementation will conform to required agency standards
  • In response to changes to the Java, .net and SQL-based applications, the DBA will collaborate with the Java, .net and SQL development teams and be responsible for detailed DB design, implementation, testing, and deployment ensuring the technical integrity of the project.
  • Provide SQL performance tuning on both OLTP and Data warehouse environments. Optimize DB2 resource utilization by tuning queries (static and dynamic), recommending indexes, and configuring database parameters
  • Engage in data mining activities needed to support management requests for information, assist in analysis of application errors, and define and execute queries needed to repair data in support of problem resolution. Provide trend analysis to management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management
  • Responsibilities will span all aspects of DB design, maintenance, performance optimization, monitoring, and operational support. This includes DB disaster recovery and development of backup and archiving solutions.
  • Provide on-call rotational 24/7 Incident Response to database alerts from production monitoring tools and Command Center personnel

 

Qualifications: Requires the knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to 4 years of college with course work in computer science or directly related fields, supplemented by 6 years of heavy DB2 zOS database administration experience and production support in a MVS-z/OS environment. The skills, training and experience a qualified DBA must possess include, without limitation:
  • Technical expertise in MVS-zOS environment
  • Technical expertise in DB2 V8 and above
  • Detailed knowledge of logical and physical DB design, performance monitoring and tuning, definition of alert thresholds
  • Detailed knowledge of stored procedures (COBOL and NATIVE), triggers and UDFs, RMF and use of SMF data.
  • Strong experience with DB2 Utilities, SPUFI, QMF, OSC, BMC-DB2Mon, and PowerDesigner
  • Preferred experience with J2EE environments and UDB on LUW

Send resumes to Amanda.Diaz@blueStoneStaffing.com
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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Mobile Tester]]> Would you like to be a vital component in creating some of the world’ s newest and greatest technology? Our client is Fortune 10 with 215, 000+ employees spread across 396 facilities in more than 100 countries around the globe offering some of the most exciting careers in designing, engineering and building the world’ s most advanced vehicles and personal mobility solutions.

My Client has a great contract opportunity in Detroit for a Mobile Tester. The Mobile Tester will work hand in hand with stakeholders and software developers throughout the entire product development life cycle in order to define, design, develop, and deliver ground breaking applications that re-define the vehicle ownership experience. This individual will have the opportunity to work in multiple areas of testing. 

The main activities of the role are:
• Execute test plans/cases and report on results
• Communicate testing results in conjunction with test plans. Represent defects into the development process.
• Identify and analyze defects/test results and be able to deduct the chain of events leading to a failure.
• Help develop, document, and implement applicable QA processes and procedures to provide more effective quality methods within the group in support of providing quality products.
• Create, implement, maintain, and enhance test plans, test scripts, and test methodologies that ensure exhaustive testing of all assigned products.

Qualifications:
• Experience testing mobile applications
• Experience writing black box and GUI test cases, designing tests to mitigate risks, and helping business experts define requirements
• Experience in context-based, exploratory, or scenario testing (Agile Testing)
• Detailed knowledge of Android and iOS Interface Guidelines (IG) a plus
• Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment (preferably Scrum)
• Experience collaborating on some level with programmers and business experts
• Ability to work as part of a self-directed team, in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in coordination with co-workers, rather than waiting for work to be assigned to you
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
 

E-mail resumes to cheryl.fisher@bluestonestaffing.com

 
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Product Owner]]> Would you like to be a vital component in creating some of the world’ s newest and greatest technology? Our client is Fortune 10 with 215, 000+ employees spread across 396 facilities in more than 100 countries around the globe offering some of the most exciting careers in designing, engineering and building the world’ s most advanced vehicles and personal mobility solutions.

My Client has a great long term contract opportunity in Detroit for a Product Owner. The Product Owner acts on behalf of the business owner or product owner to meet the needs of the Scrum Development Team and assure product delivery.  

 

Product Owner responsibilities:
  • Develops a clear understanding of the customer’ s needs and defines a Product Backlog
  • Constantly re-prioritizes the Product Backlog based on customer feedback, market changes and business priority.
  • Determines the appropriate product Release Date and Content
  • Actively manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Accept or reject the product teams work results at each Sprint Review meeting
  • Maintain a basic knowledge of software development
  • Provide regular reporting including product spend, scope, schedule and planning
  • Manages the integration and communications among applications, databases and technology platform teams
  • Administers company technology practices, standards and procedures

 

Preferred experience:
  • 5+  years of experience product delivery, infotainment, mobile app development, and/or connected devices
  • Certification as Scrum Master and/or Product Owner
  • Proven experience developing product requirements using an Agile project/software development lifecycle methodology (User Stories preferred)
  • Extremely high level of sound logic and analytical ability where problems are very unusual and difficult

 

E-mail resumes to Cheryl.fisher@bluestonestaffing.com
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior QAD Lead Business Analyst (Sales/Mfg/SCM)]]>  

Our client, a $2 bil global manufacturer and provider of plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions for over 100 years, is seeking your talent as a Senior QAD Lead Business Analyst (Sales/Mfg/SCM) to help lead a variety of IT initiatives under the IT Program Director.    Our client takes its corporate responsibilities seriously; and their mission is to improve comfort, safety and quality of life for people around the world through their expertise in a wide range of water technologies. It is our client’ s value of continuous improvement to drive innovation and change, and with your expertise as a Senior QAD Lead Business Analyst (Sales/Mfg/SCM) they will allow you to take initiative, act like an owner, and drive their technology objectives.

As a Senior QAD Lead Business Analyst (Sales/Mfg/SCM) you will be responsible for providing functional production and operational support and enhancements to business processes supported by QAD ERP and associated business applications.  As a Senior QAD Lead Business Analyst (Sales/Mfg/SCM) you will analyze customer requirements and write detailed specifications (and test plans) to enhance the existing QAD application. You will also develop code per requirements and specifications and work with project stakeholders on a daily basis.

Knowledge & Experience
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems; or related discipline is desired.
    Functional background in one or more of the following business processes: Sales, Manufacturing and Supply Chain.
  • Minimum 10 years overall IT experience that includes: experience developing with Progress GL. 
  • Experience analyzing customer requirements and translating them into detailed specifications and test plans. Experience in Unix/Linux development. 
  • Functional background with business process, several years of QAD support and configuration.
  • Proven implementation / troubleshooting experience (minimum 5 years) with QAD ERP-systems down to a component level in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working QAD eB2.1 applications module development (Required) Progress Version 10 or Above (Preferred).
  • Experience with EDI and CIM load tools.
  • Technical proficiency in Progress 4GL, SQL, Java, XML, AIX and Linux is a plus.
  • Understanding of SDLC and IT Service Management processes, preferably ITIL.

If you are looking for your next career move, then contact our office at 888.363.4800.
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
<![CDATA[Sr Software Engineer - Frontend Developer]]> Would you like to be a vital component in creating some of the world’ s newest and greatest technology? Our client is Fortune 10 with 215, 000+ employees spread across 396 facilities in more than 100 countries around the globe offering some of the most exciting careers in designing, engineering, and building the world’ s most advanced vehicles and personal mobility solutions.

The Senior Software Engineer – Frontend Developer is a team member of Global Product Development (GPD) and is responsible for the delivery and quality of applications that comprise the autonomous vehicle ecosystem. This role requires extensive knowledge of software development technologies, frameworks, and processes.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience with Polymer, React, Angular, Backbone, Closure
  • 2+ years of Agile experience
  • Experience with Golang, Apiary, Jenkins, Rancher, Mac development is a plus

Please send resumes to Amanda.Diaz@blueStoneStaffing.com
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Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
<![CDATA[Jr Business Analyst]]>  

Join a global manufacturing company in the Greenville area as a Business Analyst! Our client is looking for a Business Analyst   on a contract to hire basis  to join their  software services and solutions team. In this role, the ideal candidate will collaborate with product owners, stakeholders and scrum teams to understand and translate business and technical requirements into user stories/use cases for  IoT and Cloud based software solutions. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare and lead requirement gathering sessions/workshops with project stakeholders
  • Responsible for user story development, prioritization, and assist with product backlog managemenent
  • Develop mockups or wireframes based on business/customer requirements

Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree and 3+ years of experience as a Business Analyst in IT or related industry
  • Knowledge of Agile requirements gathering techniques
  • Excellent understanding of web and software development concepts
  • Hands-on experience with Agile projects

e-mail resumes to Cheryl.fisher@bluestonestaffing.com
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Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
<![CDATA[Integration Architect]]> Would you like to be a vital component in creating some of the world’ s newest and greatest technology? Our client is Fortune 10 with 215, 000+ employees spread across 396 facilities in more than 100 countries around the globe offering some of the most exciting careers in designing, engineer and building the world’ s most advanced vehicles and personal mobility solution

Our client is looking for an Integration  Architect who can support an ever-growing range of software activities from Infotainment through to Intelligence. This team’ s focus is Autonomous Vehicle development.  Keys to this role is a deep understanding of software architecture, and how to develop, optimize and deploy solutions that leverage the latest technologies to create high quality, scalable and high performance solutions.  

The Integration  Architect will have the following responsibilities:
  • Create the technical strategy for the Autonomous Vehicle ecosystem
  • Spend majority of time doing hands-on coding
  • Conduct code reviews and mentor junior members of the team
  • Ability to own and drive software architecture of a wide variety of complex systems from Infotainment through HTML to Analytics and Deep Learning
  • Develop and improve complex software systems to have clean architecture and high performance
  • Provide leadership to the organization on software architecture from the systems layers up to the application layer

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science or related technical field.
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with defining technical product specifications
  • Current experience with Go Programming, Polymer, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, Python, Java, Microservices
  • Develop and deployed to production on Amazon Web Services EC2
  • Experience with making various architectural decisions given a set of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Experience developing in small teams
  • Experience with Application, Integration (REST API design), Infrastructure, and Security architectures
  • Experience with iterating quickly and applying Agile/Scrum
  • Excellent communication skills

e-mail resumes to Cheryl.fisher@bluestonestaffing.com
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