25 Apr 2016

SQL DBA

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Experienced DBA:   At least 3-5 years of experience working in an enterprise DBA role.

Self-Starter.  This position will be working with various teams, application owners, and developers. Must be able to work well with minimal supervision.

  • Strong query tuning experience. We are looking for someone who has a strong background in working with developers to fine tune database queries, stored procedures, and custom functions.
  • Experience working with C# is a plus!
  • Able to work with multiple teams or independently.
  • Familiar with monitoring tools (Idera, Red-Gate, SQL Sentry)

Standard DBA Functions/Skills:
• Installation of SQL Server and its components
• Security – knowledge of SQL server security best practices
• Stored Procedures
• SQL Agent
• Extended Events
• Profiler
• SSIS
• Indexing
• Dynamic Management Views

LENGTH:  6+ Month Contract

RATE:  $50/hr.

LOCATION:  Fort Worth, TX

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

Database Developer

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Work on all phases of database support related to Positive Train Control (PTC); a real-time messaging centric safety system. Developer will work as part of a team updating existing databases, managing static data, and developing new schemas, stored procedures, views, etc. related to PTC.

Responsibilities:
• Works in a small, highly collaborative team of developers.
• Design, develop and maintain existing database systems (primarily SQL Server); including but not limited to creation of table architecture, views, functions and stored procedures.
• Perform Microsoft SQL Server activities like monitoring, troubleshoot and resolve database problems.
• Proficient in creating stored procedures and complex SQL queries
• Strong experience in data integration and analysis.
• Working knowledge of Red Gate, TFS, and other related tools preferred.

Qualifications:
• 6 – 10 years of development in T-SQL and MS SQL Server (2008 R2 and above), database.
• Strong knowledge of systems and software development life cycles and application integration with relational databases
• Design, develop and maintain new and existing database systems and applications (primarily SQL Server); including but not limited to creation of table architecture, views, functions and stored procedures.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server BI stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), service layer integration, reporting, analytics, etc.

LENGTH:  6+ Months Contract-to-Hire

RATE:  $55-$65/hr.

LOCATION:  Fort Worth, TX

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

Sr. Project Manager

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This position is responsible for planning, managing, tracking and reporting of the historical data portion of an IT project to modernize Environmental, Safety, Health and Claims systems from a suite of legacy applications to the Enablon platform. The Project Manager will partner with the Enablon PMO to proactively monitor and manage project status, schedule, budget, scope, quality, issues, risks and dependencies of the historical data portion of the modernization effort. The position will partner with IT Governance to ensure compliance with project methodology and controls.

The Project Manager must understand project management processes and execution, as well as the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for waterfall, Agile, and hybrid approaches. A working knowledge for IT infrastructure, systems integration and vendor management is essential. Leverages expertise to understand impacts to projects, proactively manage risks, coordinate and quickly resolve issues, and provide leadership and guidance to project teams. This role is one that requires team leadership, business acumen, strong relationship management skills within IT and the Business and ability to address executive audiences.

The Project Manager should understand the alignment of project work with corporate strategies and be able to manage project changes to facilitate risk management, issue resolution, planning and re-planning of projects as they relate to strategies, and recommend timing of project production deployments.

This role will be involved with maturing the project management methodology, polices, processes, tools and templates to contribute to successful delivery of the IT projects. A strong understanding of project governance in the context of large scale project management, software development, and testing life cycles is a required. The Project Manager should embrace the Leadership Model and actively demonstrate commitment to the model. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:
• Effectively communicates at all levels of the organization
• Ability to drive projects from both a tactical and strategic perspective
• Solid analytical and problem solving skills
• Builds partnerships, based on trust and transparency, with the various business units to report project health and status
• A high level of independence to lead and influence others
• Responsible for and expected to lead project teams in the Project Management areas of Schedule, Communications, Cost, Integration, Quality, Resource, Risk, Scope and Time management
• Assists and supports organizational change management
• Solid understanding of project management methodology to identify and communicate issues, risks and dependencies
• Ability to identify and resolve project issues effectively
• Ensure that projects follow standard policy, procedures, and methodology
• Responsible for leading large complex projects, or multiple medium size projects, that spans multiple systems and business areas
• Works with other project managers to manage interdependencies
• Project contingency planning through risk identification, prioritization and response planning
• Oversee procurement process involved in projects including developing RFI/RFP, developing strategy and approach for scoring/evaluation, management of the procurement process, contract negotiation, and successful vendor relationship management and communication
• Ensure project change management processes and procedures are followed

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience
• Experience leading infrastructure implementations, systems integration, or application development
• 7+ years of experience leading Information Technology projects that involved business process change, organizational change, and multiple large scale technology components
• Experience in business and solution development, project management, and project delivery
• Strong understanding of the system development life cycle
• Ability to interact effectively with various levels within the organization
• Experience engaging and working with vendors/partners to effectively deliver projects
• Experience developing complex, project plans to meet business objectives
• Experience developing and managing large project budgets
• Proven experience in project change management
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Proficient in MS Project

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
• PMP® (Project Management Professional) Certification
• Master’s Degree from an accredited college/university (MBA, Information Systems or Computer Science)
• Experience with Planview Enterprise and VersionOne
• Experience with Environmental, Safety, Health and/or Claims systems.
• Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
• Transportation industry/railroad experience.

LENGTH:  6 Month Contract

RATE:  $55-$65/hr.

LOCATION:  Fort Worth, TX

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

COBOL Developer

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U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Come and share your expert skills as a COBOL Programmer to assure the highest level quality that meets the needs of our customers.

This position is located near the Dallas/Fort Worth airport.

We are searching for a Programmer with 3 years mainframe experience utilizing COBOL and/or HP Exstream Dialogue. Experience in VSE environment preferred; Natural, Quikjob, Easytrieve a plus. Mainframe conversion experience, and GMC Inspire highly desirable.

Position Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Learn and maintain legacy systems
  • Develop and support custom applications
  • Coding fixes and new software development
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages
  • Familiarity with standard development techniques (SDLC, OOD)

LENGTH:  Permanent Placement

RATE:  $85-$95K

LOCATION:  Irving, TX

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

Document Composition Specialist

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U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

The Document Composition Specialist is responsible for the analysis of business and software requirements to design, develop, test, debug, document, and maintain composition applications. If you have advanced knowledge of the Solimar suite of products, GMC Inspire, HP Dialogue, XMPie, and/or other leading composition tools, we want to speak with you! This position reports to the Programming Supervisor.

Due to the complexity of the work, experience is required.

Some “cool stuff” about this role:
• It’s a brand-new role, but with some structure to allow you to be successful right away! The foundation has been created – now you need to make it Your Own!
• You’ll work across many different functions and have a strong impact on the larger organization.
• You won’t be bored with the work! When workloads are lighter you’ll be able to help with other projects by gathering requirements, helping with ideation, and advocating for solutions. We’re highly collaborative!

As a Document Composition Specialist your responsibilities would include:
• Influencing and developing our infrastructure, processes and protocols.
• Using third party software to perform document re-engineering tasks.
• Transforming, creating and delivering output to a myriad of production class printers.
• Designing and optimizing workflows using Solimar/Rubika and other relevant software to manage print re-engineering workflow solutions that greatly enhance document distribution and management in transactional printing and web presentment environments.
• Create and maintain process related documentation.
• Maintain and support ADF workflows on behalf of our customers.

Experience & Skills Required:
• Preferred B.S. in Computer Science or other related discipline.
• 8-9 years of relevant working experience
• Knowledge of print mail systems and print file formats such as PostScript, AFP and PDF is required.
• Effective communicator of concepts to technical and non-technical staff.
• Ability to contribute to the development of solid business/technical proposals.
• Capacity to effectively handle multiple technical roles in a complex environment.
• Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, organize and plan work to satisfy established time-frames.

Preferred Skills:
• Programming skills such as .NET, JAVA, C#, and SQL.

LENGTH:  Permanent Placement

RATE:  $75K-$90K

LOCATION:  Irving, TX

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

DevOps Engineer

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U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Our rapidly growing cyber-security client in Dallas is currently looking for Development Operations Engineer to join their team and help create powerful core services!

About the Company:

  • Post-startup with entrepreneurial culture
  • Growing clients, revenue stream, and funding
  • Upper management with knowledge of the market and what it takes for an early stage company to be successful
  • New approach applied to cyber-security market
  • Challenging technical and process issues for top-notch engineer

About the DevOps Position:

  • Play a role in creating and executing the technical processes of a young, fast-moving company as it continues to scale
  • Implement and maintain continuous operations/continuous integration solutions
  • Continually look for ways to support, streamline and improve efficiencies within product development organization
  • Learn new skills and new technologies and use the right tools to solve problems
  • Participate in the planning, analysis, design, development and deployment of product features and enhancements

Required Skills/Experience for the DevOps Position:

  • Ability to think ‘outside the box’ to solve problems regardless of approach
  • Experience with deployment and maintenance of software appliances
  • Experience with CFEngine or other configuration management systems
  • Experience with Atlassian software suite, specifically JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience with continuous operations frameworks
  • Experience with network traffic monitoring
  • Deep experience with various UNIX OS environments
  • Ability to operate in a start-up company environment
  • “Do whatever it takes” attitude

Pluses!

  • Excellent communication skills with both development teams and product management
  • Desire to solve hard problems and refuse to give up
  • Ability to be the bridge between development and IT
  • Open Source Technologies
  • Background in agile development methodologies

LENGTH:   Permanent Placement

RATE:  $90-$110K

LOCATION:  Dallas, TX  75254

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

Sr. Software Developer (C)

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U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Our client is building an automated, real-time network analysis platform to detect malicious network activity with integrated world class network forensics capabilities.  Their platform is built on top of a revolutionary patented technology, and they are passionate about creating the best possible core technology and user experience to help protect networks around the world!

They are looking for software developers to join their team and help create powerful core services!

About the Company:

  • Post-startup with entrepreneurial culture
  • Growing clients, revenue stream, and funding
  • Upper management with knowledge of the market and what it takes for an early stage company to be successful
  • New approach applied to cyber-security market
  • Challenging technical issues for top-notch engineers

About the Software Developer Position:

  • Play a role in executing the technical direction of a young, fast-moving company as it continues to scale.
  • Build unique and original products with problem solving and creativity.
  • Learn new skills and new technologies and use the right tools to solve problems.
  • Build high-performance, scalable detection application and APIs on top of a patented platform.
  • Participate in the planning, analysis, design, development and deployment of product features and enhancements.

Required Skills/Experience for the Software Developer Position:

  • Ability to think ‘outside the box’ to solve problems regardless of approach or programming language
  • Software design/development skills in C
  • Experience with network traffic monitoring
  • Experience with various UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems, including Linux
  • Experience with embedded Linux and/or RTOX development
  • Experience with SQL, SQLite
  • Experience with deployed/onsite software and/or appliance
  • Ability to operate in a start-up company environment
  • Experience with network security and encryption

Pluses!

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Desire to solve hard problems and refuse to give up
  • Experience in heuristic analysis
  • Knowledge of Rete inference engine
  • LISP
  • Open Source Technologies
  • Background in agile development methodologies

LENGTH:  Permanent Placement

RATE:  Open

LOCATION:  Dallas, TX  75254

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

Sr. InfoSec Analyst (Information Security)

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U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

The Global Security Operation Center (GSOC) is responsible for the collection, analysis, identification, and escalation of security incidents for all business units, which include 17,000+ employees across more than 40 countries, customers in more than 80 countries, and SOC staff in two countries!

The Sr. Analyst takes part in the creation and steady improvement of correlation rules, security policies, processes and procedures and other department related documentation. The Sr. Analyst is a leader within the organization, executing on strategic items that promote a strong information security posture.

Analysts:

  • Investigate incidents using SIEM technology, packet captures, reports, data visualization, and pattern analysis.
  • Analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidents.
  • Improve and challenge existing processes and procedures in a very agile and fast moving information security environment.
  • Security analysts should have expert knowledge of:
    • Information security policies and goals
    • Log analysis and event traffic patterns
    • The current IT threat landscape and upcoming trends in security

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years experience in security event analysis and/or security incident analysis.
  • 2+ years experience in one of the following:
    • Network operations or engineering
    • System administration on Unix, Linux, or Windows
    • Malware reverse engineering
    • Offensive security (penetration testing/vulnerability scanning)
    • Advanced incident handling
    • Scripting and automation
  • Ability to read an understand packet captures from a security perspective
  • General technical skills, includes TCP/IP knowledge, networking and security product experience
  • Willingness to acquire in-depth knowledge of network- and host security technologies and products (such as firewalls, network IDS, scanners) and continuously improve these skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, able to train and coach other team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Experience:

  • 2 years of information security related experience, in areas such as:
    • System patching
    • Log analysis
    • Intrusion detection
    • Security device administration.
  • Relevant technical and industry certifications are a plus!  (GIAC certifications, Security+, CISSP, OSCP, CEH, etc.)

LENGTH:  Permanent Placement

RATE:  up to $110K

LOCATION:  Allen, TX

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM

25 Apr 2016

UX Specialist

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U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Our client is building an automated, real-time network analysis platform to detect malicious network activity with integrated world class network forensics capabilities. Their platform is built on top of a revolutionary patented technology, and they are passionate about creating the best possible core technology and user experience to help protect networks around the world!

They are looking for a UX Specialist to help understand and validate customer workflow, design an elegant and functional interface, and develop beautiful operational visualization that leads to intuitive understanding of multi-variant data!

About the Company:

  • Post-startup with entrepreneurial culture
  • Growing clients, revenue stream, and funding
  • Upper management with knowledge of the market and what it takes for a early stage company to be successful
  • New approach applied to cyber-security market
  • Challenging technical issues for top-notch engineers

About the User Experience Specialist Position:

  • Learning about different industry and customer operational environments
  • Establish and communicate real world workflows in security operations
  • Review and improve existing User Interface design
  • Design reports and dashboards applying visual design concepts for simplification
  • Apply best practices of the industry but not be constrained by them
  • Develop wireframes of concepts and work with customers and engineers to finalize and implement concepts

Required Skills/Experience for the User Experience Specialist:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a User Experience Designer
  • Experience developing software application experiences for IT functionality
  • Experience with AngularJS
  • History of interacting with extremely technical customers
  • Data visualization experience
  • Ability to create wireframes and visual designs
  • Experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD (UserCentered Design) methodologies
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Understanding of common software development practices
  • Understanding of common software project management practices
  • Excellent customer interaction experience

Pluses!

  • Strong understanding of the networking industry
  • Strong understanding of cyber-security operations
  • Self-starter with leadership experience

LENGTH:  Permanent Placement

RATE:  Open

LOCATION:  Dallas, TX  75254

PLEASE SEND WORD RESUME TO:  JEFF@FORCEV.COM