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Technical Writer
Oracle Database Administrator
DBA/Developer
Network Engineer - Windows Systems Administrator
Network Engineer
Application Development Technical Project Manager



TECHNICAL WRITER

The Technical Writer will support documenting various processes, procedures and requirements.

Role/Responsibilities

  1. Attend meeting and capture minutes
  2. Capture Customer requirements, changes and request for updates
  3. Write State of Work (SOW) based on information provided by he Program Manager
  4. Develop procedural documents based on inputs form client, software developers, and program manager
  5. Write user documentation and context-sensitive systems.
  6. Produce instructional content for websites and other electronic formats.
  7. Create and deliver training materials and professional development to customers.
  8. Plan, manage, and budget the production of training materials and user documentation.
  9. Make training information and documentation understandable and easy-to-use.

Skills/Requirements

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Ability to see both the big picture and the details
  • Able to work with a teams
  • Enjoy researching information and presenting ideas
  • Persistence
  • Creative
  • Excellent Word Processing capabilities
  • Excellent knowledge on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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ORACLE DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

The Oracle Database Administrator will have the ability to work in a team environment and successfully support the client's requirements, schedule, availability and security needs. The selected candidate will have approximately two-four years experience with Oracle 8, 9 &10.

Skills Required

  • Installing and Upgrading the Oracle Database 10g and application tools in a Windows 2005 Server environment.
  • Installation, configuration and Maintenance of Oracle Data Guard databases in a Windows 2005 Server environment.
  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system, Modifying the database structure, as necessary
  • Creating primary database storage structures for applications
  • Creating primary objects like tables, views, indexes, triggers for applications.
  • Extensive experience in writing Oracle stored procedures, functions, packages and Web Services.
  • Performance Tuning of SQL statements and PL/SQL code.
  • Enrolling users and maintaining system security. Controlling and monitoring user access to the database.
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the databases
  • Planning for backup and recovery strategy of databases.
  • Applying Oracle Patches and Critical patch updates as and when required.
  • Proficient in ERWIN Data Modeling tool.
  • Interact with customers and involve in the complete software development life cycle of applications developed. Work in close coordination with team members during application development phase.
  • Experience in conversion of databases like Access, Paradox, and SQL server to Oracle database.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Certified Oracle DBA

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DBA / DEVELOPER

Designs and develops systems-level software and provides systems support and coordinates physical changes to computer databases; and codes, tests, and implements physical database by performing the following duties.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Analyzes the performance of hardware and software interfaces and identifies alternatives for optimizing the usage of computer resources.
  • Applies generally accepted programming standards and techniques to assure efficient program logic and data manipulation.
  • Participates in designing, coding, testing, debugging, configuring, and documenting operating systems and software.
  • Provides assistance and routine consultation to users in the development of operating systems and software.
  • Implements tools and facilitates text formatting and file conversion and transfer.
  • Installs and supports electronic printing systems, including type font development, management, and documentation.
  • Installs software and user utilities for modifications and upgrades of operating systems and workstation environments.
  • Manages hardware maintenance and repair activities.
  • Diagnoses and resolves hardware problems.
  • Acts as liaison with manufacturers and vendors of software and application products, especially with regard to problem diagnosis and resolution.
  • Plans and executes software version upgrade releases and custom interfaces.
  • Works with others to develop alternative system and software designs.
  • Recommends selection, approval, and acquisition of hardware, software, networking components, and services.
  • Installs, configures, and tests workstations with supporting hardware, software, and networking components. Designs logical and physical databases or reviews description of changes to database design to understand how changes to be made affect physical database (how data is stored in terms of physical characteristics such as location, amount of space, and access method).
  • Establishes physical database parameters.
  • Codes database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to database management system or direct others in coding database descriptions.
  • Calculates optimum values for database parameters such as amount of computer memory to be used by database.
  • Specifies user access level for each segment of one or more data items such as insert, replace, retrieve, or delete data.
  • Specifies which users can access databases and what data can be accessed by user.
  • Tests and corrects errors, and refines changes to database.
  • Enters codes to create production database.
  • Selects and enters codes of utility program to monitor database performance such as distribution of records and amount of available memory.
  • Directs programmers and analysts to make changes to database management system.
  • Reviews and corrects programs.
  • Trains users.
  • Answers user questions.
  • Confers with co-workers to determine impact of database changes on other systems and staff cost for making changes to database.
  • Modifies database programs to increase processing performance, referred to as performance tuning.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in-group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills:

  • Oracle 9i/10g Database Application

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years experience as an Oracle Database Administrator.
  • Three years general experience in information systems development or related fields
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing and a positive customer attitude. Excellent telephone and verbal skills and a desire to provide outstanding customer service.
  • The individual must be a team player.

Other Knowledge and Skills:

  • Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Business Attire - The select individual will wear business casual attire.
  • Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.
  • Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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NETWORK ENGINEER

Principal Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience as a WAN/LAN/SAN network engineer in medium-to-large scale networks in a multi-platform / multi-protocol environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • planning, designing, installing, and operating complex data or communication systems including Local Area Networks (LANs) / Wide Area Networks (WANs) and evaluating new technologies to recommend future direction to the client.
  • Must be able to communicate with multiple customer representatives, and respond effectively with various levels of management, military, government civilian or contractor.
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrated practical experience with planning, configuring, testing, troubleshooting and maintaining complex network infrastructures such as routers, switches, gateways, firewalls, VPN clients, SANs, Virtual Machines, and network security related access.
  • Significant experience with Cisco networking equipment is required and must have experience in router and switch installation, configuration, and operation.
  • The applicant must have advanced network troubleshooting and installation skills.
  • The candidate should have extensive knowledge of network firewall techniques, packet filtering, content proxies, and router access control lists.
  • The applicant should have working knowledge of Network Monitoring and administrative tools.
  • Experience with any of following would be a plus: wireless technologies, Tivoli Storage Manager, FortiGate , CA eTrust products. Experience with DOD security requirements highly desired.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline.
  • With the BS degree this position requires a minimum of six (6) years experience. With a MS degree, four (4) years experience.

Key Skills:

  • Capable to work under time pressure to resolve network connectivity issues.
  • Good knowledge of the Internet, Intranets & Extranets (Web DMZ's, IPSEC, VPN, Proxy devices, Squid)
  • Excellent English communication skills ( Written, Verbal , Customer presentations)
  • Excellent working knowledge of Cisco routers and switches technology (Especially OSPF/BGP/RIP routing protocols and IPsec VPN's)
  • Over 5 years of experience with implementing configuration changes (Cisco routers and switches) on complex IP networks
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with enhanced firewall technology (Especially Checkpoint SPLAT, R55/R60)
  • Good working knowledge and experience with enhanced bandwidth management devices (Packeteer)
  • Project management skills preferred

Windows Systems Administrator

Enterprise Technology Management is conducting a search for a Systems Administrator /Engineer for a full-time opportunity in Washington , DC. The successful candidate will be supporting a federal agency in a role that will require access to sensitive information; therefore, applicants must possess an active Clearance issued by the US Government or be clearable.

The Systems Administrator must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision; he/she must be accustomed to working in a fast-paced, multi-contractor, disciplined environment with strong configuration management controls, policies and procedures. This is a high-visibility position, requiring excellent written and verbal communication skills. General duties will include routine help-desk support on a rotating basis, new server racking, installation and configuration, Active Directory migration and maintenance, server patch installation and maintenance, application installation and configuration, and other general server administration activities.

Required experience and qualifications:

  • 5-8 Years professional experience as a Windows Systems Administrator
  • High-School Diploma

Desired Experience:

  • Windows Administration (Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition)
  • Active Directory design, implementation and management
  • Network configuration, implementation and management
  • Server installation, configuration and maintenance
  • Server bare-metal restore
  • Application software installations
  • Server imaging and restoration
  • OS patch installation and management
  • OS hardening
  • Ability to troubleshoot server problems and quickly identify and remedy issues
  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 and 3750 switches
  • Virtual Machine technologies
  • Network monitoring using tools such as HP OpenView
  • Hardware/Software audits in accordance with established policies, procedures, configuration guidelines and service level agreements ( SLA 's)
  • Policy creation and maintenance
  • Ability to evaluate, create and/or update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems preferred
  • One or more related technical certifications (such as MCSA) preferred

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NETWORK ENGINEER

Principal Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience as a WAN/LAN/SAN network engineer in medium-to-large scale networks in a multi-platform / multi-protocol environment with STRONG working knowledge of Disaster Recovery planning, procedures and policies.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • planning, designing, installing, and operating complex data or communication systems including Local Area Networks (LANs) / Wide Area Networks (WANs) and evaluating new technologies to recommend future direction to the client.
  • Must be able to communicate with multiple customer representatives, and respond effectively with various levels of management, military, government civilian or contractor.
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrated practical experience with planning, configuring, testing, troubleshooting and maintaining complex network infrastructures such as routers, switches, gateways, firewalls, VPN clients, SANs, and network security related access.
  • Significant experience with Cisco networking equipment is required (Cisco Certification Highly Desired) and must have experience in router and switch installation, configuration, and operation.
  • The applicant must have advanced network troubleshooting and installation skills.
  • The candidate should have extensive knowledge of network firewall techniques, packet filtering, content proxies, and router access control lists.
  • The applicant should have working knowledge of Network Monitoring and administrative tools.
  • Experience with any of following would be a plus: wireless technologies, Tivoli Storage Manager, FortiGate products.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline.
  • With the BS degree this position requires a minimum of six (6) years experience.
  • With a MS degree, four (4) years experience.
  • Cisco Certification CCNA or Higher.

Key Skills:

  • Capable to work under time pressure to resolve network connectivity issues as 3rd line engineer.
  • Good working knowledge of the Microsoft products (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Good knowledge of the Internet, Intranets & Extranets (Web DMZ's, IPSEC, VPN, Proxy devices, Squid)
  • Excellent English communication skills ( Written, Verbal, Customer presentations)
  • Excellent working knowledge of Cisco routers and switches technology (Especially OSPF/BGP/RIP routing protocols and IPsec VPN's)
  • Over 5 years of experience with implementing configuration changes (Cisco routers and switches) on complex IP networks
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with enhanced firewall technology (Especially Checkpoint SPLAT, R55/R60)
  • Good working knowledge and experience with enhanced bandwidth management devices (Packeteer)
  • Project management skills preferred

Job Description:

We are currently searching to fill a Senior Network Engineer position for supporting one of our clients. This opportunity is full-time on-site in Springfield, VA. This position will provide senior network engineering, team lead and project management support in a dynamic 24x7x365 all digital TV broadcasting environment.

The ideal candidate will possess 8+ years experience in the following:

  • Strong project management skills. Must be able to lead a project group through task execution and communicate status to senior management.
  • Lead strategic enterprise network architecture projects as well as create and implement associated tactical plans.
  • Team Lead to coordinate Broadcast/IT staff schedules, escalation of problems/issues, and follow-up reporting.
  • Provide Level 2-3 Network support for all routing, switching, firewall and IDS.
  • Develop sound strategies for network performance monitoring and fault tolerance.
  • Design, create, approve and maintain support documentation, methods of procedure and technical drawings for the enterprise network.
  • Author and implement detailed procedures for installing, upgrading and integrating new components into the production LAN/WAN network environment.
  • Oversee and perform day-to-day operational support rollouts including IOS and general configuration changes. Review daily issues reporting and provide incremental status on issues.

Job Requirements:

  • Hands on experience with the following:
    - Cisco 3030 concentrator
    - Cisco 2600, routers
    - Catalyst 3500 switches
    - Foundry 15000, 800, Superx, Superrx switches w Ironview
    - Cisco 4507R VOIP switches w Call Manager and Unity voicemail
    - Cisco PIX 525, ForeScout IDS
    - MS Windows, IBM Servers, INLINE Storage Arrays
  • Ability to participate in 24x7x365 on-call support
  • Eight plus years experience with Cisco routers, switches, firewalls and Foundary switches.
  • Five plus years experience in project management/team lead role.
  • BS/MS in a technical or engineering field or equivalent experience.

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APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

Enterprise Technology Management is looking for an Application Development Technical Project Manager with experience managing software application development projects, hiring and managing staff, budgeting and forecasting, visioning IT solutions, developing proposals and participating in sales presentations. The candidate should have demonstrated successful management experience with a team of developers in a full lifecycle software development project. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including directing work of sub-contracting staff. All candidates must have excellent communication skills and written skills with project write-ups and technical documentation. Candidates will be required to demonstrate examples of prior written work that have been completed in this area

Skills/Requirements

  • 10+ years of total IT experience
  • Technical Leadership experience working on multi-tiered/SDLC application development projects in J2EE, Java, Cold Fushion, and Oracle
  • Web Development (ASP, Flex or JSP)
  • Understands and has utilized project methodologies (CMMI) or ITIL
  • Ability to work well with clients and manage client relationship

Desired Skills

  • PMP Certification (not required) but desired
  • B.S. in Computer Science or Technical Discipline, or other computer related degree is required
  • Federal government experience
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)

Location: Washington D.C.

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