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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ServiceNow Administrator/Developer

  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32739

ServiceNow Administrator/Developer
 

  • Local Raleigh, NC candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position.

Job Description:

  • This role provides support for the states use of its CSM system ServiceNow and the client’s use of best practices supporting users needs while working with a team of ServiceNow developers.
  • This position will work in a matrix reporting environment and be required to manage multiple work streams possibly supporting several initiatives simultaneously.
  • This role reports to the ServiceNow platform owner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer the ServiceNow platform across the Customer Service Management application
  • Perform any necessary enhancements upgrades or maintenance on the platform
  • Adhere to the best practices and standards on the ServiceNow platform as defined by agency process and FedRamp compliance
  • Handle all enhancement requests and develop on CSM application used on the platform
  • Work with developers on the next stage processes for the platform
  • Be able to gather business requirements analyze and translate into technical documentation and development
  • Monitor application performance and analyze code
  • Adhere to advancements and changes on the ServiceNow platform and lever them to provide business solutions
  • Establishing user journeys and creating the user stories to support the design and configuration of Customer Service Management
  • Supporting the iterative configuration of the CSM application engage stakeholders to conduct reviews through joint design sessions
  • Proactively researching and suggesting enhancements to existing engagements
  • Develop and implement fixes for bugs and issues found in ServiceNow production for Customer Service Management
  • Perform system/workflow enhancements and script changes in ServiceNow to enable changing/evolving business practices.
  • Execute data mapping and bulk data imports/updates when necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Information Systems or a related field
  • 5 years of experience in CSM technology specifically supporting the processes and administration of ServiceNow
  • Experience designing and deploying web-based end user self-service portals
  • Knowledge of and experience with web technologies including JavaScript HTML XML and Web Services
  • Experience with ServiceNow forms fields views lists UI policy and actions and client and server scripts
  • Experience integrating ServiceNow with other tools monitoring alerting and federated sources of CI data

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the governmental sector local state or federal
  • Experience successfully implementing the ServiceNow CSM application and processes leveraging the CSM framework
  • Experience performing continuous improvement initiatives for processes and services
  • Strong knowledge and familiarity with CSM processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills ability to communicate clean organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Ability to develop insightful beneficial and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results produce unambiguous comprehensive and accurate interpretations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance with FedRamp administration standards

Knowledge Skills Abilities and Competencies:

  • Decision Quality
  • Problem Solving
  • Directing Others
  • Hiring and Staffing
  • Drive for Results
  • Organizational Agility
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Motivating Others

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Experience working in the governmental sector (local, state, or federal) Required 1 Years
  • Experience successfully implementing the ServiceNow CSM application and processes leveraging the CSM framework Required 3 Years
  • Experience performing continuous improvement initiatives for processes and services Required 3 Years
  • Strong knowledge and familiarity with HR processes Required 3 Years
  • Excellent verbal and written comm skills, ability to communicate clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience Required 3 Years
  • Ability to develop insightful, beneficial, and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results Required 3 Years
  • Produce unambiguous, comprehensive, and accurate interpretations of analysis Required 3 Years
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance with FedRamp administration standards Required 3 Years
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System Administrator

  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32738

System Administrator
 

  • This is a hybrid position. Local Raleigh, NC candidates only, please.

Job Description:

  • The client’s Enterprise Endpoint Management Operations team provides security application and software support for endpoint and server operating systems as well as enterprise software and applications.
  • The Operations staff provide support for managed and non-managed desktops laptops mobile computing devices communication devices.
  • These support services are provided to staff in the client’s campus buildings as well as optimized agencies that are distributed across the state.

Responsibilities:

  • This position functions as a Tier 3 System Administrator II for the Enterprise Endpoint Management Operations team.
  • This position will provide primary support for Enterprise Endpoint Security tools SCCM/MECM Intune Antivirus Tanium AGPM Infrastructure Configuration Management Remote Endpoint Management Support Project Management Process and Procedure Documentation.

Key Requirements:

  • Knowledge and demonstrable skills with Intel/AMD-based computing equipment Servers Desktops.
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrable skills with MECM inventory software distribution patch management and PowerShell scripting on an Enterprise level
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrable skills with Windows OS 10 11 Window Server2016 and Active Directory
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrable skills with Microsoft Intune M365 Office 2016Visio Project SharePoint
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrable skills with LAN\WAN Troubleshooting

Management Preferences:

  • Knowledge and a minimum of 2 years experience with supporting and maintaining a MECM\SCCM enterprise environment
  • Knowledge of Azure and Intune MDM MAM Apple and WIN10 devices
  • Knowledge of Crowdstrike Antivirus Firewall on an Enterprise level
  • Knowledge of Bitlocker Defender Anti-malware and encryption on Enterprise level
  • Some knowledge of Ivanti Admin patch management for non-Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to manage timelines resources and personnel internal staff and contractors and leads implementation efforts to completion.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Tier 3 level support Required 2 Years
  • Intune administration experience Required 2 Years
  • Power BI Experience Required 2 Years
  • SharePoint Experience Required 2 Years
  • WIN11 experience Required 2 Years
  • Documentation and Communication skills required Required 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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Client Support Specialist

  • Location: Harrisburg, PA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32727

Client Support Specialist
 

  • Local Harrisburg, PA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to report on site two days per week, with the remaining three days worked remote.

Job Description:

  • This position will be responsible for assisting Relationship Managers with supporting the overall business relationship with each assigned existing and potential municipality and/or member.
  • This position will assist in the management and coordination of current and new business development, pension plan contract management, client satisfaction, and dispute resolution.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the maintenance of client paperwork, files, records, and documentation accurately and in compliance with standards and best practices.
  • Assists in coordinating client meetings, appointments, and follow-up as required. Helps prepare and distribute meeting agendas, minutes, and action items.
  • Acts as a point of contact for municipalities and/or members, assists with handling inquiries and resolving issues promptly, accurately, and professionally.
  • Contributes to the preparation of client communications, reports, and presentations as needed.
  • Collaborates with the Chief Programs Officer, Director of Client Relations, Relationship Managers, or other professional staff to ensure municipalities and/or members receive exceptional service and support.
  • Collaborates closely with the Chief Programs Officer, Director of Client Relations, Relationship Managers, or other professional staff to prepare various operational and activity reports. This entails the preparation of said reports in final and/or draft form and often requires the gathering of statistical or other information.
  • Compiles and analyzes data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
  • Assists in preparing regular and ad-hoc reports for municipalities, members, and internal stakeholders. Collaborates with the team to develop insights and recommendations based on data analysis.
  • Maintains knowledge of the client’s base plan documents associated with defined benefit and cash balance plans as well as a working understanding of plan-specific adoption agreements that set forth specific provisions of each pension plan under management. Understands relevant functional and legal differences among IRS qualified retirement plans eligible for local government use, the key employer fiduciary obligations and plan administration responsibilities associated with client-administered pension plans, and the specific information contained in the client’s member-related statements and calculations.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies related to pension administration. Assists in conducting risk assessments, audits, and compliance reviews.
  • Collaborates with the team to implement risk mitigation strategies and control measures.
  • Participates in training sessions and workshops to enhance knowledge of pension administration services.
  • Assists in onboarding new team members and provides ongoing support and guidance. Contributes to the development of training materials and resources for internal use.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned by the Chief Programs Officer, Director of Client Relations, Relationship Managers, or other professional staff.
  • Represents the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System in meetings and performs and/or coordinates various administrative functions and other related duties as assigned.

Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • This position is expected to work with a high degree of independence with supervision being general in nature with work being reviewed for results. Assignments are provided by, but not limited to: the Chief Programs Officer, Director of Client Relations, Relationship Managers, and other professional staff as appropriate.
  • Work is reviewed prior to assignment and upon completion with discussions of important issues or unique circumstances as required.
  • Long-term projects are assigned in the form of goals, expected outcomes, and timeframes, allowing the incumbent to determine the best course of action(s) to achieve the desired outcome.
  • Consultation is expected with management when situations have unusually broad implications, are of a sensitive nature, or have a significant impact.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Interprets applicable policies and procedures
  • Organizes, prioritizes, and monitors work assignments
  • Develops and finalizes correspondence, presentations, contracts, and reports
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships
  • Understands pension administration concepts and practices
  • Applies legislative and policy requirements
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems
  • Uses personal computer, associated software, and standard office equipment
  • Logs and tracks correspondence and client communication

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing Required
  • Interprets applicable policies and procedures Required
  • Organizes, prioritizes, and monitors work assignments Required
  • Develops and finalizes correspondence, presentations, contracts, and reports Required
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships Required
  • Understands pension administration concepts and practices Required
  • Applies legislative and policy requirements Required
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems Required
  • Uses personal computer, associated software, and standard office equipment Required
  • Logs and tracks correspondence and client communication Required
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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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.NET Technical Specialist

  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32722

.NET Technical Specialist
 

  • Local Raleigh, NC candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be required to report on site every other week.

Job Description:

  • Individual will be working on creating, updating and supporting .NET application systems for the agency. This involves designing and developing user friendly applications with sophisticated user interface, web services, database modules and security modules. Management prefers candidates with prior experience with developing financial or accounting applications. Experience with development and deployment of applications in AWS/Azure is a plus.
  • The Technical Specialist is a senior-level resource with specialized knowledge and experience in a specific technology. The Technical Specialist has an overall knowledge and understanding of application development and architecture that serves as a strong base for technical expertise in a specific product or program. Demonstrates expertise in conveying technical and functional concepts for a specific technical specialty. Identifies improvements to project standards to achieve high quality services/ products. Able to identify best practices and standards for the use of the product. Delivers support and design for industry specific applications that require integration with statewide systems or applications. Interacts with executive level business users or technical experts. May function as a niche technical SME. Advanced experience in the required technical subject matter. Proven experience with a technical specialty across large and complex implementations and systems.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • .NET application programming in both front end User Interfaces and server-side application in VS 2015+. Required 5 Years
  • Experience working with backend databases like Oracle, SQL Server, AWS Aurora. Required 5 Years
  • Experience with full cycle application development including design, development and delivery. Required 5 Years
  • Experience in JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, MVC, Entity Framework. Required 5 Years
  • Strong front end design and development skills using recent design patterns. Required
  • Strong back-end development skills in creating and using RESTful web services in WebAPI. Required
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Senior Business Systems Analyst

  • Location: Cayce, SC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32716

Senior Business Systems Analyst
 

  • Local Cayce, SC candidates only, please.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead both on-boarding and enhancement projects for the client’s Salesforce Center of Excellence. Sr Business Systems Analyst will help to ensure that both IT and Salesforce best practices are followed, while working collaboratively across all IT development, infrastructure and business teams. Enterprise Risk Management requirements are met, while working collaboratively with the IT infrastructure team and application architects for application deployment and maintenance.
  • Identifies opportunities to apply Salesforce technologies to business processes, through research and fact-finding.
  • Role is established in the Information Technology function. Develops and maintains credibility, and effective working relations, with both user and IT personnel.
  • Demonstrates to clients an understanding of business problems, IT strategies, issues, and priorities.
  • Participates in less complex technical studies to evaluate business requirements, and recommends solutions.
  • Works with an individual business unit on multiple concurrent project assignments.
  • Translates business requirements into technical specifications for contract/offshore resources and monitors progress.

Required Skills:

  • Experience leading projects (client uses modified waterfall methodology but we can discuss Agile)
  • Able to run multiple projects at once
  • Communicates/Collaborates with business partners and COE

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Project Management skills and Salesforce knowledge

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communicator – this position works with individuals with varying technical abilities and across the client’s footprint including Offshore resources.

Education:

  • College degree or equivalent experience

Required Experience:

  • Any experience with Salesforce cloud products and/or utility related experience
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Senior Applications DBA

  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32704

Senior Applications DBA
 

  • Local Durham, NC candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position.

Job Description:

  • The client requires a Senior Applications DBA to support migration of Oracle database effort from on-prem to AWS cloud and development support of various applications for NC FAST in AWS Cloud.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities include managing the application schema, design, and extensions within the database for development, test, and production environments for Oracle database on Linux platform. The responsibilities also include database technical support, performance tuning, application administration and consulting, and providing support for Oracle, Oracle Data guard, Oracle Golden Gate.
  • This resource will serve in a key role in the managing Oracle database on cloud platforms like AWS, Lead the development of procedures and best practices for effective database for high volume application system and providing database solution for application modernization.
  • This position is responsible for performing tasks associated with the Leading the management of the Curam application schema, design, and extensions within the database, in development, test and production environments.
  • Provision and manage Oracle database instances on AWS/LinuxInstall, configure, and troubleshoot Golden Gate for batch and online process synchronization for high volume database
  • Set up replication and high availability for Oracle databases using tools like Golden gate
  • Monitor Oracle database performance
  • Troubleshoot Oracle database problems
  • Perform backups and restores of Oracle databases
  • Work with application developers to identify and refine data requirements, table/database design, assist in SQL writing

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Demonstrable skills in designing schema, access patterns, locking strategy, SQL development, and tuning Oracle Databases in an enterprise environment Required 7 Years
  • Modifying the database structure, creation, and update to existing database objects per application needs Required 7 Years
  • Experience in configuring, monitoring, and Cache management for Oracle database servers Required 3 Years
  • Strong experience in allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system Required 3 Years
  • Experience in Install, configure, and troubleshoot/maintain Golden Gate Required 2 Years
  • Must have experience in implementing and supporting Oracle on AWS including EC2, RDS and S3 Required 2 Years
  • Experience authoring code in SQL, PL/SQL on Unix/Linux Required 5 Years
  • Proficiency in one or more shell scripting languages Required 2 Years
  • Hands-on experience enrolling users and maintaining system security, Controlling user access to the database, Locking down host access Required 5 Years
  • Monitoring performance metrics, response times, and request rates Required 5 Years
  • Designing and implementing backup/restore service and disaster recovery (DR) solutions Required 2 Years
  • Installing and upgrading the database software, Patching the software that powers database Required 3 Years
  • Good Analytical, Technical, Time Management, and Communication Skills Required 7 Years
  • Participate in on-call rotation and weekend work Required 5 Years
  • Experience with advanced security and Oracle DataGuard replication Required 2 Years
  • Experience in Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting Highly desired
  • Demonstrable skills with Curam Software and database schema Desired
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Engineering Compliance Records Specialist

  • Location: Cayce, SC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32686

Engineering Compliance & Records Specialist
 

  • Local Cayce, SC candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to work three days/week on site in Cayce, SC, and two days/week remote.

Job Description:

  • This role will work directly with Project Managers, Engineers, Construction inspectors, and contractors to receive, organize, digitize, and evaluate gas pipeline project construction record files to ensure they are traceable, verifiable, and complete as defined by 49 CFR Part 192.
  • They will be responsible for organizing gas pipeline records for transfer to the Company’s Long Term Retention database. This role will help facilitate project closeouts in a timely manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Receives, organizes, analyzes, and evaluates Work Order and Project documentation.
  • Ensures Work Order and Project records are accurate, traceable, verifiable, and complete regarding natural gas transmission, distribution, storage, and processing facilities.
  • Ensures 49 CFR Part 192 code compliance.
  • Performs and/or assists in State and Federal records audits.
  • Assists and trains others analyzing and identifying pipeline information that is incomplete, missing or conflicting.
  • Assists with gathering and updating of Records Management workflow and procedure documentation, using input from users.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to operate computer proficiently
  • Knowledge and understanding of pipeline records document types.
  • Ability to follow department engineering records procedures, workflows, and naming standards

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Understanding of 49 CFR Part 192 records requirements
  • Ability to manage and process large volumes of documents.
  • Ability to determine all document types in current and historical documentation

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, effectively.

Required Experience:

  • Records management experience in Natural Gas Distribution or Pipeline industry
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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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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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