Archive | August 2018

Content Designer/Strategist-Contract- Mountain View, CA

What you’ll do:

  • Execute end-to-end content strategy for multiple platforms
  • Craft user interface text, conversational UI scripts, product messaging, landing pages, emails, and other project deliverables
  • Transform complex accounting jargon into conversational, approachable language
  • Evangelize the QuickBooks voice and tone through example, training, and reviews
  • Push and evolve content frameworks and patterns based on brand guidelines
  • Collaborate effectively with other designers, content strategists, product managers, marketers, and researchers
  • Solicit feedback and contribute constructively to design reviews
  • Advance a strong point of view, backed up by personal expertise, design rationale, customer data, and industry trends
  • Conceptualize a broad spectrum of ideas and then narrow based on experimentation and customer research
  • Work on multiple projects at a time, using strong communication skills to manage time and expectations appropriately

Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in content design, content strategy, or related field
  • Deep knowledge of design principles and methods
  • Curiosity and commitment to testing new ideas and innovating to drive business results
  • Effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • A dazzling online portfolio demonstrating your strong craft and collaborative process

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Human-Computer Interaction Design, or other relevant field; Master’s preferred

 

Pay Rate-$66.00/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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Sr. Systems Engineer- Contract-Long-Term- Austin, Tx

  • Provides effective solutions to the most difficult operations engineering problems
  • Long term thinking with respect to major design and technology choices
  • Operate with complex reporting relationships to reconcile competing priorities and achieve business unit objectives
  • Communicates at an expert level via documentation and verbally with both peers and partners
  • Collaborates with architects across functions to help set architectural direction for delivering highly reliable, scalable, and operable solutions
  • Partners with development teams, DBAs and QA in a DevOps model of agile development process
  • Demonstrates entrepreneurial perspective in the ideation and implementation of products and services to accelerate growth
  • Transforms business ideas into implementable technology solutions, considering build, buy and partnering alternatives
  • Make decisions which may have a broad impact and influence the organizational direction
  • Rapidly adapt to new and changing situations to quickly solve problems and find new directions
  • Drives continuous improvement through change management procedures – designing, definition of roadmaps, standardization of processes and methodologies
  • Periodic rotational 24 hours on call support

Skills: The next great Contract Senior Systems Engineer needs:

  • Experience designing highly available solutions at scale with security and performance
  • Experience with automation and configuration management tools (Preferred: Chef and/or Puppet)
  • Experience with public cloud services and deployment (Preferred: AWS, GCP, or Azure experience)
  • Strong development experience in programming/scripting languages (Preferred: Go, Python, and/or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and experience with source code management tools
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces
  • Strong hands-on experience in building and maintaining infrastructure for micro services
  • Experience with Continuous Integration, continuous delivery/deployment tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, or similar
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX
  • Experience integrating Open Source tools and software
  • Experience with TCP/IP, routing, VLANS, AWS Direct Connect, VPN and other networking concepts
  • Experience with VMWare, Vagrant, Docker, or Rocket is a definite plus
  • Experience with monitoring tools like NewRelic, Zabbix, Nagios or similar
  • Excellent DNS, LDAP, syslog and network service experience
  • Ability to identify and resolve performance bottlenecks in highly complex systems and drive performance optimizations
  • Working knowledge of enterprise storage technologies and protocols such as NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, Software Defined Storage, Object Storage
  • OBSESSIVE desire to automate and improve everything including process improvements, standardizing tools and technologies!

Required Soft Skills:

  • Complete ownership and managing the life cycle of end-to-end solutions
  • Peer and partner relationship focused
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to learn new skills/technologies quickly and independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Independent problem-solving skills

Pay-$67.75/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

 

 

Product Manager- 6 month contract- Mountain View, Ca

Get ready to grow – you’ll be challenged to think bolder, move faster, and have a bigger impact.  Deep partnerships with amazing designers and engineers make every day a learning experience.  We like to have fun and celebrate our accomplishments.

• Work closely with cross functional teams, to ensure we always have access to the right information, at the right time, so as to make the best decision we can

• Document data platform requirements and manage product backlog

• Assisting with the creation, maintenance, and dissemination of the product roadmap

• Manage and prioritize data requests across Payments business and drive them to delivery

• Participating in routine meetings with Policy, Data Science, Operations, Engineering and other departments to keep them informed about product deliverables and managing expectations

Skills: • 3+ years experience, with experience in end-to-end product management, systems product design and/or data analysis

• Strong data and analytical skills required

• Motivated, self-reliant individual with inherent ability to succeed in cross functional teams

• Experience with APIs and big data technologies a strong plus

• Desire to untangle complex, subtle problems

• Experience in Product Design with a focus on analytics and an ability to tell a story with data

 

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Pay Rate-70/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Program Manager 2- Long-Term Contract, Mountain View, CA

• Manage day to day program activities and proactively monitor the progress, resolve issues and initiate appropriate corrective action

• Lead technical program management for engagements with touch points across global teams

• Lead planning for initiatives, partnering with key stakeholders across product management, engineering manager, architects and quality engineering leader

• Ensure smooth execution of a release by working with dependent teams like Operations, Release Management, Engineering, etc. to identify risks and remove roadblocks

• Organize all work in Jira in terms of Versions, Epics, User Stories, Labels, etc. and enforcing the scrum process across all the Scrum teams • Setup and monitor agile reporting for tracking delivery metrics

• Provide clarity to senior management team about risks and issues and proactively work with stakeholders to fix them.

• Manage program’s budget in partnership with the Finance Analysts • Manage communication with all stakeholders in different forms for e.g. meeting minutes, weekly status updates, program metric dashboards and executive presentations

Pay Rate-$65/hr.

Send Resume to: kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

 

Desktop Systems Associate-Austin, Tx- C2H Role

Your Responsibilities 
• Being the local IT point of contact for the business 
• Collecting feedback from customers and acting as a translator between IT and the business and understanding how Informatica’s business works 
• Acting as a technical consultant for the business, solving technical problems that add business value 
• Initial setup of IT services as part of the new hire process (incl. delivering IT induction) 
• Ongoing configuration and maintenance of IT supported hardware and software standards 
• Software and hardware installation, setup and configuration (e.g. system imaging) 
• Software and hardware fault analysis, troubleshooting and fault resolution 
• Occasionally conducting training programs such as brown-bag sessions designed to educate Informatica’s internal users about getting the most from their applications 
• Ad hoc setup and configuration of desk telephone equipment and softphones 
• Provide second level application support for various productivity applications and tools 
• IT support of regional office moves, expansions and acquisitions 
• IT support as part of project roll-outs and migrations 
• Providing executive support and specialist event management support 
• Providing emergency support for regional sites 
• Representing regional customer needs when working with other IT teams 
• Ensuring that IT services meet and at times exceeds customer expectations 
• Ensuring consistent delivery of quality solutions that meet operational deadlines 
• Working closely with the global desktop, networking and operations teams to ensure the smooth delivery of IT solutions into the region 
• Regional testing of software patches, updates and new software packages 
• Collecting, tracking and documenting information as part of the inventory of IT assets 
• VIP Support including laptop health checks for C Level executives 
• Creating and maintaining technical and KB documentation and procedures 
• Tracking all support and change requests through the ServiceNow application 
• Local network cabling as part of infrastructure management 
• Demonstrating accountability and see him or herself as responsible for IT meeting customer expectations 
Your Qualifications 
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a desktop support role in IT 
• Industry recognized engineering, computer science or IT Bachelor level degree 
• Must have very good knowledge of computer hardware and software in general 
• Proven track record supporting MS Windows operating systems (particularly Windows 7 and 10), Active Directory and MS Office (including MS Outlook) 
• Must be flexible in terms of availability and ability to travel to other regional offices (around 25% of time). 
• Must have good written and verbal English skills 
• Linux and/or Apple Mac Experience 
• Familiarity with phone systems such as Cisco VoIP desk phones 
• Experience working on projects 
• Experience in a Customer Support call center environment 
• Experience using a helpdesk or IT issue and problems tracking system such as ServiceNow 
• Experience setting up and configuring Lenovo laptops and desktops 
• Experience setting up new offices from the ground up (including cabling and other IT services) 
• Has worked in a large multi-national environments that span the globe 
• A good understanding of “Quality” as it relates to Customer satisfaction

Pay-27/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Front-End Web Engineers Needed- Contract- Los Angeles, Ca-Gaming

Role of a Frontend Web Engineer 

  • Work creatively with a team of producers, designers and software engineers to produce world-class player experiences
  • Own and build a feature from concept to a production environment to reach millions of players
  • Use JavaScript and React as the main tool for building UI/UX on multiple platforms (desktop browser, mobile, in-game PC and console)
  • Write, test, benchmark and debug solid and maintainable UI code that performs at 60 FPS

 

Skills: Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in JavaScript, including an understanding of concepts like closures, asynchronous programming, types and dependency injection patterns.
  • Experience in web markup and layout (HTML5/CSS)
  • Understand full service stack, from UI in the front-end to databases in the back-end
  • Great communication skills that supports a collaborative working environment

 

Desired and Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with TypeScript, React, MobX, and/or other frameworks
  • Experience with creating responsive web designs and a good understanding of CSS Flexbox
  • Knowledge of native rendering mechanics
  • Passion to investigate and adopt new technologies and practices
  • Experience in the games industry

 

Next Steps

As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a practical work test.

Education:
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 1-3 years

Pay Rate-Up to 80/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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