Workday Recruiting and HR Analyst

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32754

Workday Recruiting and HR Analyst

Job Description:

  • Workday Recruiting and Workday Core HR Contractor

Experience:

  • 2 years experience supporting all activities from Requirements to Design to Build to Testing to Training to Deployment in Workday Recruiting and Core HR.

Duration: 3-month contract – Position will be remote.
Position has the possibility of a 1-month extension after the contract end date in posting.

 

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Senior Business Analyst

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32753

Senior Business Analyst
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This position is fully on site.

Job Description:

  • The client is looking for a Senior Business Systems Analyst with 6+years of experience to lead projects related to computerized document creation, workflows, interfaces and storage for criminal and civil systems including the Criminal and Rap Back Information System (CRIS) project.
  • The incumbent will perform complex business analysis and technical tasks such as project planning, process improvement, writing requirements, system design, data analysis, interface analysis, and system rollout.
  • The incumbent will serve as the Team Leader for a document management team and lead DocuSign eSignature forms, workflows, interfaces and JavaScript development.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the overall review, analysis and evaluation of current business systems
  • Analyzes, recommends and implements process improvements
  • Creates and evaluates user requirements and system needs
  • Elicits requirements using various elicitation techniques such as Brainstorming, Data Mining, Document Analysis, and Interviews with users
  • Produces requirements artifacts such as Field Definition Matrix, Business Rules, Interface requirements
  • Performs gap analysis on existing requirements in conjunction with current business needs
  • Contributes to and drives a collaborative effort to support organizational change management
  • Facilitates risk analysis
  • Participates in the creation and subsequent reviews of project test plans
  • Leads all final user acceptance efforts with business stakeholders
  • Defines roles and access rights needed for applications
  • Represents the client’s interests with vendors and collaborates with them to help meet project needs
  • Creates training materials and provides end-user training.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • DocuSign eSignature forms and workflows, including experience customizing form behaviors using JavaScript. Required 5 Years
  • Strong organization, administrative, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills Required 5 Years
  • Self-motivated and able to develop rapport and positive working relationships with coworkers and the agency at large Required 5 Years
  • Proficient in Organizational Change Management Required 5 Years
  • Experience implementing cloud-hosted Software As A Service (SaaS) solutions Required 5 Years
  • Understanding of business analysis concepts such as identifying and interpreting risk assessments Required 5 Years
  • Able to produce requirement related artifacts such as test cases, requirements traceability matrix, business rules, interface requirements, use cases Required 5 Years
  • Able to produce requirement related artifacts such as activity diagrams, error validations and role based system profiles; Required 5 Years
  • Able to manage security access and user profile management Required 5 Years
  • Be able to work collaboratively with various groups within the client and their vendors to ensure requirements are vetted and documented Required 5 Years
  • Be able to analyze functional/nonfunctional system requirements; Required 5 Years
  • Able to re-engineer business processes Required 5 Years
  • Be able to identify how new applications and business processes will integrate with or replace existing business processes Required 5 Years
  • Possess excellent communication skills in English and the ability to communicate with internal customers in nontechnical terms Required 5 Years
  • be proficient with Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint); be proficient in Creating business and system requirements Required 5 Years
  • Candidates should highlight any experience working on criminal justice projects Desired 5 Years
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Environmental Regulatory Manager

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32752

Environmental Regulatory Manager
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to report on site in Richmond, VA 3 days/week, with 2 days/week worked remote.
  • This position will require travel, as much as 25%. Candidates will need to use a personal vehicle, but mileage can be reimbursed.

Job Description:

  • The client has a need to engage a full-time augmented staff for work related to electric transmission permitting in Virginia and North Carolina. This person will be located in The client’s Richmond Office with some travel day travel in Virginia or North Carolina. Day travel to exterior job sites and meetings may be required.
  • Position has responsibility for conducting reviews of proposed electric transmission projects to determine environmental permitting requirements and obtaining environmental permits in Virginia and North Carolina. In general, the individual will be working with project managers to understand the scope of a project, then engaging with external consultants and directing the work of these consultants to create the permit applications and other deliverables, while managing the quality and timeliness of the vendors work.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with client Virginia project managers to understand the scope of new and replacement electric transmission projects and apply knowledge of environmental regulations to determine what, if any, environmental permits are required.
  • Determine environmental permit applicability with specific knowledge of CWA Section 404/401, ESA Section 7, NHPA Section 106, Erosion and Sediment Control, and Virginia and North Carolina Stormwater Management Programs;
  • With support from other vendors, prepare applications and secure environmental permits or clearances required for construction.
  • Communicate environmental compliance requirements to project teams and field personnel. Depending on the project, communications may be held during project site meetings.
  • Technical assistance to sites/projects for environmental compliance.
  • Interpret environmental permits and regulations to ensure that compliance dates and requirements are met.
  • Communicate with regulatory agency representatives, negotiate permit conditions, represent the client during regulatory inspections, and other regulatory meetings.
  • Oversight and technical direction of contractors and consultants including preparation of scopes of work, purchase requisitions, permit applications, permit support materials, and invoice approval.
  • Adherence to client’s environmental policy, guidance, and work practices.
  • Adherence to client’s safety rules and safety performance expectations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with environmental permitting.
  • Experience with permits related to wetlands (including threatened and endangered species and cultural resource coordination), erosion and sediment control, and stormwater management.
  • Regulatory agency experience or experience representing an organization with regulatory agencies is required.
  • Experience with environmental permitting of linear utilities (gas, electric, water or sewer) is a plus.
  • Experience overseeing consultants is a plus.
  • Knowledge of environmental justice issues is a plus.
  • Well organized, independent/self-directed, and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and coordination skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and collaborative.
  • License or ability to obtain a license to operate a motor vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work in both office setting and at project sites is required.
  • Ability to work outdoors in potential weather extremes (heat, cold) is required.
  • Must be willing to undergo background check.
  • Ability to travel to support projects in the client’s electric transmission footprint in Virginia and North Carolina. Target may be as much as 25% depending on business need.

Top Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with environmental permitting.
  • Permitting of construction projects with land and water impact
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects from multiple project managers
  • Familiarity with stormwater permitting
  • Experience with permits related to wetlands (including threatened and endangered species and cultural resource coordination), erosion and sediment control, and stormwater management.
  • Regulatory agency experience or experience representing an organization with regulatory agencies is required.

Top Nice to Have Skills:

  • Experience with environmental permitting of linear utilities (gas, electric, water or sewer) is a plus.
  • Experience overseeing consultants is a plus.
  • Knowledge of environmental justice issues is a plus.
  • Familiarity with wetlands, endangered species, cultural resource permitting for construction projects.
  • Ability to communicate with wide variety of staff, including designers, constructors, regulators, management

Soft Skills Required:

  • Ability to make rapid decisions on permit requirements for projects
  • Ability to communicate permitting requirements, barriers and schedules to project team
  • Must be confident representing environmental concerns with non-environmental staff
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Business Systems Analyst

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32750

Business Systems Analyst
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to report on site in Richmond, VA 2-3 days per week.

Job Description:

  • The client is launching a multi-phase project to replace its outdated financial management system with Oracle Fusion Applications (including ERP). 
  • Phase 1 will be conducted July 2024 through June 2025 and will replace the accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and subledger functionality.  Integrations will be built with the Commonwealth statewide financial system (Cardinal) and procurement system (eVA).  Additional business analysis will be conducted to prepare for Phase 2 (procurement, cost accounting, and patient fund accounting). This project must go live before the start of the next state fiscal year (July 1, 2025) and therefore will be very fast paced.
  • The client is engaging a vendor to provide implementation services.  This role will work with the project manager and senior business analyst to understand and document the complex financial management landscape in the Central Office and 12 facilities.  This role will require an analyst who is skilled and experienced in communicating effectively with stakeholders to understand their processes and document them in process flow charts and written descriptions.  The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable talking with stakeholders at all organizational levels.

Responsibilities:

  • The Business System Analyst reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs.
  • The analyst leads analysis and solution definition; understands the business issues and data challenges of the organization; identifies organization’s strengths and weaknesses; and suggests areas of improvement.
  • This role will document requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution.
  • This role must have the ability to analyze systems and procedures, write and revise standards and procedures, communicate effectively, and train others.
  • In addition, this position will Identify, understand and plan for organizational and human impacts of the new system and ensure that new technical requirements are properly integrated with existing processes and skill sets.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Analyze and document business processes Required 8 Years
  • Analyze and document user interactions with systems and identify potential improvements Required 5 Years
  • Analyze and document business system work flows Required 8 Years
  • Elicit and document business and system requirements Required 8 Years
  • Create process and data flow diagrams Required 5 Years
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, including deep listening skills Required 8 Years
  • Excellent written communications, including meeting notes and system documentation Required 8 Years
  • Analyze and document system integrations Required 8 Years
  • Highly organized Required 8 Years
  • Experience working on financial system projects Highly desired 4 Years
  • Experience working on ERP implementation projects Highly desired 2 Years
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IT Customer Relationship Manager

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32747

IT Customer Relationship Manager
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to report on site in Richmond, VA two days per week.

Job Description:

  • Ideal candidates for this role will innately be a strategic thinker, foster positive/purposeful interactions, build and preserve trusting relationships with assigned business partners throughout the agency.
  • The position will also manage escalations for work within the service, product and project delivery pipelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with and communicating directly with Agency leadership up to the Executive level on a routine basis.
  • Working closely with IT leadership to ensure successful and continuous delivery of all products and services by ITD.
  • Assigned to partner with Districts to act as a point of focus / resource for IT management, escalations, and coordination.
  • Partner with business and Enterprise Architecture to identify product lines, then develop and maintain a multi-year business capability roadmap.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with assigned business partners.
  • Interfacing with project managers, service and operations managers to coordinate work, prioritize requests, and manage escalations for assigned Divisions.
  • Identifying opportunities for new services, service improvements, and technical innovation to meet business needs.
  • Overseeing the management of business partner expectations as related to ITD engagement and service or product delivery.
  • Managing escalations related to technology procurements, projects and service delivery requests.
  • Identifying, championing, and communicating customer needs.
  • Consult and collaborate with ITD teams managing production operations and the strategic direction for systems owned by assigned business partners.
  • Support continued compliance with client and VITA policies, standards, and guidelines.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or six (6) years or more of related experience in a role within Information Technology. Required 6 Years
  • Experience working in Information Technology (including knowledge of SDLC, Agile Methodology, Technology Procurements) Required 5 Years
  • Strong communication skills in writing, speaking and presenting with leadership of all levels. Required 10 Years
  • Ability to listen, build rapport, and develop credibility as a strategic partner. Be able to shift opinions using influence over positional power. Required 10 Years
  • Skilled at conflict negotiation and resolution; Experience dealing with difficult customers/being comfortable in uncomfortable situations. Required 10 Years
  • Ability to share-ownership and drive results as a team. Ability to focus on purpose, value, and results, rather than solutions. Required 10 Years
  • Ability to connect strategy to execution; Strategic thinker. Required 10 Years
  • Experience in Product Line planning, development and management. Required 1 Years
  • Understanding of the client’s Organization Structure, how the client and VITA interact. Desired 3 Years
  • BRMP Certification Highly desired
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Full Stack Senior ERP Developer

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32746

Full Stack Senior ERP Developer
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position.

Job Description:

  • The client is seeking a Full Stack Senior ERP Developer/Programmer with .Net Applications Development experience who will be responsible for managing, programming, testing, debugging and analyzing complex software requirements to design and develop high quality components using the .NET Core framework.
  • The ERP Developer will be programming the current budget and spend plan tool that is used agency wide for financial and budget management for the Maintenance Program. 
  • The Senior Developer is expected to program using best practices, prioritize programming work effectively and write system documentation as required.
  • The successful candidate should have strong programming and communication skills to be effective in both technical and business requirement discussions.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to develop, program and code in .NET Core environment applications and backend services using C#, Web API, Java Script, JQuery, Angular or Blazor and CSS.
  • Design, develop and program using appropriate software design patterns to attain high reusability and maintainability.
  • Write effective unit tests and integration tests to ensure high quality software delivery.
  • In-depth knowledge and skills in programming, system design patterns, tiered architecture, and testing practices.
  • Understanding of key business processes and competitive strategies related to the IT function.
  • Work with project architect, project manager, business owner and system analysts to clarify the requirements and then implement them.
  • Participate in Agile SDLC.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • C#.NET Development experience Required 14 Years
  • Angular or Blazor Development experience Required 5 Years
  • Strong Database development experience using SQL Server Required 14 Years
  • Experience with Web API Required 5 Years
  • Experience with CSS3 and HTML5 Required 5 Years
  • Experience with Source Control using TFS Required 10 Years
  • Experience with Automated Builds using Microsoft Team Foundation Required 5 Years
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills Required 12 Years
  • Experience with Agile SDLC best practices Required 5 Years
  • Experience working in Oracle Desired 2 Years
  • Understanding of SOAP Services Desired 5 Years
  • Familiar with Azure Cloud Concepts Nice to have 1 Years
  • Experience with PowerBI Nice to have 1 Years
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Business Analyst

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32742

Business Analyst
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position.

Responsibbilities:

  • Process Normal Standard Emergency RFCs by working with ITD Developers DBAs/SE Managers and executives regarding Change Management process.
  • Monitoring the End to End CM process to assess control and track RFCs.
  • Provide user support to Change Management Tool Users by creating training plans requirements knowledge transfer and other CM system changes.
  • Provide support for the Ivanti Upgrade Projects.
  • Write and manage diverse documentation: presentations impact analysis implementation plans training plans policies and procedures traceability and RACI documents user manuals risk assessments communication release management and other on-demand documentation.
  • Create and Manage Communication Distribution.
  • Facilitate change announcements gather reporting metrics and creating BI reports create and manage Change flowcharts and process maps to illustrate the CM end-to-end processes.
  • Assist with the management of the Configuration Management Database CMDB including facilitating audits.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Experience Delivering Business and Systems Analyst Artifacts Required 10 Years
  • Must have exceptional written and oral communication skills Required 10 Years
  • Experience with Ivanti Service Manager or Change Management tool (i.e. ServiceNow) Highly desired 2 Years
  • Familiar with ITIL framework and processes Highly desired 2 Years
  • Experience with Power BI Required 2 Years
  • Experience with SharePoint Required 2 Years
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Required 5 Years
  • Experience with Visio Highly desired 2 Years
  • Experience with Creating Training Materials Highly desired 2 Years
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Lead Azure /.NET Developer

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32737

Lead Azure/.NET Developer
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to report on site in Richmond, VA 3 days/week.

Job Description:

  • The client’s IT department is looking for an Azure Developer with Dot Net Experience who will play a pivotal role in designing implementing and optimizing data solutions within the Microsoft Azure cloud ecosystem.
  • Able to design and plan cloud infrastructure including computing resources storage networking and security components.
  • Collaborate with other teams to design cloud-native applications and migrate existing applications to the cloud and Implement security measures to safeguard data and applications in the cloud.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with ASP.NET, MVC, C#,WEB API Required 10 Years
  • Experience with Angular, Blazor or similar front end technologies Required 7 Years
  • Experience with .NET Core Required 5 Years
  • Experience with Microservices architecture, Azure architecture, Domain driven architecture Required 7 Years
  • Experience with Docker and azure cloud services such as AKS, Azure functions, Azure Container Service, Azure App services, Azure API Management Required 7 Years
  • Experience with Azure cloud databases Required 7 Years
  • Experience with Azure Monitoring, Application Insights Required 5 Years
  • Experience with configuration management and automation technologies such as Azure DevOps, PowerShell, Terraform, Chef, and ARM Templates Required 3 Years
  • Azure certified developer Highly desired 3 Years
  • Experience with Infrastructure As Code Highly desired 3 Years
  • Experience with Project Online Rest API’s Highly desired 3 Years
  • Strong scripting skills in Python Desired 2 Years
  • Strong knowledge of implementing hybrid connectivity between Azure and on-premise systems using virtual networks, VPN, and Express Route Nice to have 2 Years
  • Experience working with Azure Data factory, Azure Data Lake. Nice to have 2 Years
  • Experience developing power BI reports Nice to have 2 Years
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Survey Representative

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32736

The Role:

  • You will be performing a revealed shopper survey and/or access availability secret shopper survey for the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).
  • The surveys will consist of:
    1. Revealed Shopper Survey:  The goal of the survey is to determine if the information in the Oregon coordinated care organizations’ (CCOs’) behavioral health provider data is supported by information supplied when speaking to the provider location. Additionally, survey calls will request information to determine the extent to which timely appointments for behavioral health visits are available to Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members.
       

    2. Secret Shopper Survey: The goal of the secret shopper survey is to determine if the information in the Oregon coordinated care organizations’ (CCOs’) primary care provider (PCP) and primary care dental (PCD) provider data is supported by information supplied when speaking to the provider location. Additionally, survey calls will request information to determine the extent to which timely appointments for routine primary and dental care are available to Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members.
  • You will primarily doing data validation and making outbound calls.
  • The calls will include a scripted survey of approximately 10 questions.
  • Hours of work are 11:30 am Est to 8:00pm Est

Responsibilities/Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; 2 years experience working in a customer service or healthcare environment.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor during all contacts, and accurately documents answers to survey questions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and intermediate PC skills
  • Because of the nature and immediacy of the work, the ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance is essential.

SQL Server/Azure Database Administrator

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32724

SQL Server/Azure Database Administrator
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to report on site in Richmond, VA 3 days per week.

Job Description:

  • The client’s Information Technology Division (ITD) is seeking a senior SQL Server database / Azure database administrator to join the Oracle/SQL Server Database Administration Team in the Enterprise Data Management section.
  • The selected candidate will administrator and support SQL Server databases throughout the agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor databases to maintain/ensure database uptime and availability.
  • Troubleshoot application/database issues related to connectivity, access, security and etc.
  • Tune long running SQL
  • Review & refine existing database tasks and processes to better align with agency/group priorities.
  • Leverage & utilize O/S scripting utilities in support of database maintenance/diagnosis/support.
  • Review the existing database implementation and propose, execute, and/or direct necessary changes.
  • Perform SQL Server installations (2012,2014,2016 w/ failover clustering).
  • Support SQL Server databases (administration, support, tuning).
  • Knowledgeable of data modeling principals
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Independently perform a variety of complicated tasks.
  • Work with a team of Oracle & SQL Server DBAs.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both speaking and in writing.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • SQL Server Database Management Required 5 Years
  • SQL Server Tuning Required 2 Years
  • Experience working with SSIS, SSRS & SSAS Required 2 Years
  • Coding & debugging Transact SQL Nice to have 2 Years
  • Expertise in installing, upgrading, patching and migrating SQL Server databases Required 3 Years
  • DB Administration on Azure Cloud Required 2 Years
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Environmental Specialist

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32702

Environmental Specialist
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently review projects under consideration for development or acquisition by the client for compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations and effectively communicate action items and compliance gaps to development team and management.
  • Independently determine environmental permit applicability for assigned projects with specific knowledge of Section 404/401, Section 7, Section 106, Erosion and Sediment Control, and Stormwater Management Programs;
  • Prepare applications and secure environmental permits or clearances required for construction;
  • Communication of environmental compliance requirements to development, project, field teams;
  • Technical assistance to sites/projects for environmental compliance;
  • Interpretation of environmental permits and regulations to ensure that compliance dates and requirements are met;
  • Independent problem analysis and development of compliance strategies;
  • Preparing and conducting training;
  • Writing and editing reports related to environmental programs;
  • Communication and coordination with regulatory agency representatives, negotiate permit conditions, represent the client during regulatory inspections, and other regulatory meetings;
  • Oversight, tracking, and assignment of compliance and permitting tasks for multiple facilities/projects
  • Oversight and technical direction of contractors and consultants including preparation of scopes of work, purchase requisitions, permit applications, permit support materials, and invoice approval;
  • Represents company before regulatory agencies, industry groups, and the public on environmental issues.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5-7 years relevant experience.
  • Logic and reasoning skills, to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternatives, conclusions, or approaches.
  • Respectful assertiveness, to ensure environmental compliance requirements are met by others, while considering the spirit and letter of the law.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, to interface with internal stakeholders effectively.
  • Ability to give full attention to others, to take time understanding the points being made, and to ask questions.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Ability to embrace collaborative problem solving.
  • Ability to communicate appropriately for audience needs.
  • Ability to share information.
  • Ability to facilitate open idea exchange.
  • Ability to understand implications of new information.
  • Ability to identify complex problems, to review related information, to develop and evaluate options, and to implement solutions.
  • Ability to adapt actions.
  • Ability to remain professional while delivering high-quality, reliable, environmental services to customers.

Top Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of ESC and SWM regulations and permitting.
  • Knowledge of CWA, 401/404 regulations and permitting.
  • Significant experience with Virginia Environmental regulatory programs.

Education:

  • High school required
  • Degree in Environmental Science or related preferred.
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Designer II

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32661

Designer II

Note: This position functions in both an office and power station work environment.

Job Description:

  • The client is seeking a highly engaged, team-oriented individual with a background demonstrating the following competencies in a non-nuclear Power Generation setting: Design, drafting, and review of detailed electrical engineering drawings related to construction deliverables (i.e. single lines, wiring diagrams, plan drawings, etc.).
  • This position reports to a Supervisor of Design and Documentation and functions as a senior or intermediate level designer for the electrical design group.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical and coordination support of other electrical designers and drafters as necessary.
  • This position will require occasional site visits and other related tasks to meet project needs.
  • Overnight site visits may be necessary when project schedules dictate.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and employ personal safety practices at all times.
  • Become familiar with and employ environmental compliance at all times.
  • Prepare and review electrical drawings in support of power generation engineering projects per corporate standards
  • General electrical design support for the power generation fleet (i.e. equipment, cable; raceway, and drawing number support)
  • Coordinate site visits and perform field work as necessary
  • Provide support for Project Management and construction groups as required (i.e. point of contact for applicable design deliverables)
  • Review and provide feedback on peer, vendor, and Architect/Engineer drawing submittals
  • Maintain drawing records per corporate and compliance policies

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years (5 years for Designer II) of design experience in power generation or related industry desired
  • Commensurate knowledge of electrical engineering design and drafting principles
  • Commensurate knowledge of applicable regulations, related codes, and standards (i.e. NEC, IEEE, NERC)
  • Demonstrated MicroStation and/or AutoCAD proficiency
  • Commensurate proficiency in drawing and document management systems (ProjectWise & Documentum preferred)
  • Well-developed and effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as a fully engaged and supporting team member
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to manage project workloads with minimal direction
  • Ability to adapt to changes in project scope and schedules

Education:

  • Required: High School diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in a technology related discipline

Working Conditions:

  • Dust/Grease/Oil up to 25%
  • Fumes up to 25%
  • Heat up to 25%
  • Loud noise up to 25%
  • Outdoors up to 25%
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Office work environment 76-100%
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Desktop Support Technician

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32604

Desktop Support Technician
 

  • This is an on-site position. Local candidates only, please.

Job Description:

  • Calling all Technical Support candidates!
  • Astyra is supporting our client’s Workstation Modernization Initiative with upgrading their enterprise workstations to Microsoft Windows 11. We are seeking resources who have the capability and patience to work with end users in a large environment. This is a multi-state endeavor upgrading approximately 22,000 machines, so proven experience working with a large team is a must.
  • The technical resource should have experience with upgrading memory, replacing hardware, imaging workstations, and software installation best practices. Responsible for delivering, setup and collection of workstations.

Must Haves:

  • 2+ years of experience imaging through SCCM (or other similar application)
  • 2+ years of experience in corporate-setting deployment projects
  • Experience with PC, IOS, WorkBooks and ToughBooks (or similar assets)
  • Excellent communication
  • Willing to take initiative in a busy atmosphere
  • Ability to translate technical knowledge gained by education and experience into benefits for the customer
  • Exceptional at multi-tasking in order to meet multiple end users requests and needs

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with McAfee, BitLocker, or similar tools
  • Experience in the utility industry or similar type environment

Some travel involved between worksites (mileage reimbursed!)

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GIS Specialist

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32602

Programmer Analyst Specialist
 

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be required to report on site in Richmond, VA at least twice per week.

Job Description:

  • This role will be hybrid in nature, successful candidate will have GIS knowledge and IT skills.
  • In this position, work closely with DEVA IT GIS UN(Utility Network) Teams to establish solutions to make them successful, broaden the effect of GIS UN within DEVA and help shape the evolution of the UN solution while promoting the use of Esri technology to enable success and support its configuration development in Desktop, Mobile & Web deployment.

Responsibilities:

  • Help IT & GIS UN Teams translate requirements in GIS technology-driven solutions through the implementation of Esris enterprise GIS technology.
  • Collect, organize, and prepare use case requirements objectives, and workflows to translate into meaningful design build and test plans.
  • Analyze and interpret business and technical problems and distill them into manageable and practical solutions or tasks.
  • Provide GIS technical guidance and advice.
  • Support and Lead project teams during requirements, analysis, design, build, and rollout
  • Support external DEVA subcontractors requirements tasks.
  • Support Manage subcontractors, GIS Engaged Providers with relationships and project expectations.

Requirements:

  • Significant, proven experience applying GIS technology within electric and gas utilities sector.
  • Domain expertise throughout the electric and gas utilities including electric and/or gas distribution and transmission, substation.
  • Experience with Esri products (Pro, Online, Portal, ArcGIS Utility Network) to solve complex business problems.
  • Experience with desktop, client/server, and Internet applications, and architectures
  • Familiarity with RDBMS and geodatabase design techniques and concepts
  • Demonstrated professional experience applying electric and gas utilities GIS data management frameworks.
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies
  • Experience in the integration of ArcGIS with common utility enterprise systems, such as: asset management, work management, network analysis, Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS), Outage Management Systems (OMS), customer information
  • Knowledgeable of utility workflows and how they are applied through GIS, example: inspection & integrity management, asset management, right-of-way corridor, design, construction, network analysis, integration with other systems (SAP/WMS).

Soft Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence in the Information Technology teams’ knowledge of and concern for the customer’s business needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to seek out and understand customers’ issues business needs Demonstrated ability to handle deadlines and pressures
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of employees and to influence and impact others.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a network of relevant individuals to solve operational problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams Conceptual thinking and reasoning abilities
  • Demonstrated competency in logical and analytical thinking
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability Demonstrated competency in identifying and solving problems
  • Demonstrated ability in the utilization of multiple tools to solve problems Experience in the adaptation to and the application of rapidly changing technology to business needs
  • Demonstrated ability to perform as technical expert in field.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Achievement orientation.
  • Self-starter.
  • Ability to maintain self-control.
  • Concern for quality.
  • Flexibility.
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Desktop Support Technician

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32593

Calling all Technical Support candidates!

Astyra is supporting our client’s Workstation Modernization Initiative with upgrading their enterprise workstations to Microsoft Windows 11. We are seeking resources who have the capability and patience to work with end users in a large environment. This is a multi-state endeavor upgrading approximately 22,000 machines, so proven experience working with a large team is a must.

The technical resource should have experience with upgrading memory, replacing hardware, imaging workstations, and software installation best practices. Responsible for delivering, setup and collection of workstations.

Must Have’s:

  • 2+ years experience imaging through SCCM (or other similar application)
  • 2+ years of experience in corporate-setting deployment projects
  • Experience with PC, IOS, WorkBooks and ToughBooks (or similar assets)
  • Excellent communication
  • Willing to take initiative in a busy atmosphere
  • Ability to translate technical knowledge gained by education and experience into benefits for the customer
  • Exceptional at multi-tasking in order to meet multiple end users requests and needs

Nice to Have’s:

  • Experience with McAfee, BitLocker, or similar tools
  • Experience in the utility industry or similar type environment

Some travel involved between worksites (mileage reimbursed!)
 

Data Engineer

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32447

Data Engineer

– Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
– This is a hybrid position. Candidates will alternate each week, reporting on site/remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Develop and maintain secure, consistent and reliable ETL solutions supporting critical business processes across the various Business Units.
  • Ensure data solutions are compliant with enterprise security standards
  • Work in complex multi-platform environments on multiple project assignments.
  • Develop and perform tests and validate data flows and prepare ETL processes to meet complex business requirements, including designing and implementing of complex end-to-end solutions using BI platforms.
  • Coordinate with analysts and developers to ensure jobs designed and developed meet minimum support standards and best practices before migration into the production environment.
  • Partner with various infrastructure teams, application teams, and architects to generate process designs and complex transformations to various data elements to provide the Business with insights into their business processes.
  • Uses strategies such as Indexing and partitioning to fine tune the data warehouse and big data environments to improve the query response time and scalability.
  • Define and capture metadata and rules associated with ETL processes.
  • Assist production support team in providing resolutions to production job failures, data issues and performance tuning
  • ETL Development and Process Support, may require weekend/off business hours work.

TOP TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Talend (ETL), SQL, Snowflake

TOP CONCEPTS:

  • Data Warehousing, Data Modelling, Big Data Performance Tuning

Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of Data warehousing (Dimensional Modeling, ETL etc.) and RDBMS concepts
  • Minimum 5 years working experience with Talend ETL tool
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in SQL, Stored Procedures and Table Design
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in SQL Query optimization and ETL Data loading Performance tuning
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in Snowflake Cloud Data warehouse
  • Experience with SAP technologies like SAP BW and SAP BW4HANA a big plus
  • Experience as a Data Engineer in Hadoop Platforms on components like HIVE, KAFKA, NiFi, Spark etc is a big plus.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in shell scripting
  • Experience with cloud technologies(AWS, Azure, GCP) is big plus
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Systems Analyst Specialist

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32446

Systems Analyst Specialist

– Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
– Note: This is a hybrid position. Candidates will alternate each week, working on site/remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate independently on the most complex projects at the highest technical level of all phases of application systems analysis activities.
  • Formulate or define system scope and objectives based on user needs.
  • Develop or refine procedures to address complex challenges, taking into account the limitations and capabilities of IT systems, operational timeframes, and the desired outcomes.
  • Work with multiple business units, in multi-platform environments, on multi-project assignments.
  • Guide and advise less experienced Systems Analysts.
  • Assist in the planning, design, development of new analytical and data science applications, as well as enhancements to existing applications.
  • Meet with decision-makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
  • Create systems models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to system programmers.
  • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems.
  • Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems.
  • Create and deliver effective presentations to all levels of colleagues and peer groups.
  • Document standards and procedures for various analytic platforms.
  • Develop test cases and validate test results.
  • Coaches and transfers knowledge to less experienced team members.
  • Proficiently performs assignments having the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to carry out all aspects of the job
  • Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in planning, organizing and conducting work assignments.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years as systems analyst in Data Analytics, Data Warehousing, and Data Science projects.
  • SQL Expertise: A minimum of 5 years of work experience in SQL, with expertise in crafting complex SQL queries
  • Datamart Design: A minimum of 5 years of experience designing DataMart’s, with a focus on Dimensional Modeling.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to document projects and processes effectively.
  • Independence: Ability to work independently and implement solutions with minimal guidance.
  • Power BI: At least 3 years of experience in the design and development of Power BI dashboards.
  • Power Apps: Experience in Power Apps is also advantageous.

Must Have Skills:

  • Snowflake, SQL
  • Power BI
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Senior Business Systems Analyst

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32098

Senior Business Systems Analyst

Job Description:

  • This role belongs to the Microsoft Center of Excellence team, and the person in this role will assist with both capital and O&M projects related to Generative AI/ChatGPT initiatives as a Business Systems Analyst.
  • This includes collecting and documenting requirements, writing functional development specs, writing and running thorough test plans, and helping with implementations.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with business teams to collect the requirements for chosen processes.
  • Write Requirements Documentation that records the detailed requirements.
  • Take part in the solution design and clear up any questions on requirements.
  • Liaise between the business stakeholders and developers.
  • Work with the developers and offer help needed for testing the automation solutions.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience as a business or functional analyst
  • 5+ years of experience creating process maps, collecting business requirements with a strong focus on application testing. Experience in writing and running test scripts and writing technical specifications for developers.
  • Proven ability to work independently, or as the backup BSA, on capital projects and O&M activities for multiple client areas.
  • Experience working in and/or leading teams of people with different disciplines. Includes working with clients to collect requirements, develop technical specifications, configuration, unit/regression testing, and performing change management activities.
  • Ability to provide second and third level support for inquiries sent to the IT Help Line; use Quality Center for documenting and tracking work requests.
  • Data analysis skills and experience troubleshooting application functions or database results
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Working experience with the following technologies: Mobile & Web .Net technologies, Power Platforms, ChatGPT, Azure OpenAI Services.
  • Education (preferred): Bachelor’s degree or other education in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems, or equivalent technical experience.
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Early Childhood Educator

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #31840

Utilizing the Reggio education approach, the Childcare Teacher plans, develops, and implements child-centered creative and adaptive lesson plans and provides a safe, secure, and engaging environment for children six weeks to six years age. As part of a teaching team, Childcare Teacher ensures that interactions with children support their self-esteem and promote their growth and development. The Child Care Teacher makes learning a fun process that allows and encourages children to explore their full potential. This position communicates effectively and with respect to parents and team members. The Childcare Teacher supports parents in achieving their parenting goals.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age.
  • Previous experience working with children in a care center environment.
  • Develop relationships and communicate effectively with children, parents, and faculty members.
  • Familiarity with the Reggio philosophical approach to education for children Education/training.
  • Ability to calmly address stressful situations professionally while multi-tasking to ensure smooth school operations.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler Teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib.
  • Meets background check eligibility.

Education/Credentials

  • Associate, Bachelor of Arts, or Master’s in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education strongly preferred
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) required.
  • High school diploma or GED required.

Additional position requirements: 

  • All positions are required to be available for shift rotations, holidays, and weekends.