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IT Technician-Petaluma, Ca

Here is the JD for the position, it is a Full-time opportunity the hours are 5am-2pm M-F:

Job Roles/Responsibilities

 

  • Complete and update help desk tickets assigned to you with comprehensive resolution steps and applicable supporting documentation.
  • Provide backup technical assistance and support related to computer systems, software and hardware.
  • Maintain inventory of hardware, track software licensees and maintenance contracts using help desk system.
  • Document all processes that related to your job and maintain in IT Documentation directory.
  • Monitor and maintain Skynax server for Route Accounting interface. Work with outside vendor to maintain upgrades, etc.
  • Monitor and support Route Accounting handheld system uploads and downloads for both the company and outside distributors.
  • Troubleshoot data, equipment and connectivity issues on both Route Accounting and Warehouse mobility handheld systems.
  • Setup and support cellular devices for entire company.
  • Review monthly cellular charges
  • Monitor cellular account usage and recommend new technology as it becomes available.
  • Monitor and maintain UPS’s for multiple sites.  Schedule preventive maintenance on all equipment.
  • Ensure all equipment maintenance contracts are current
  • Available for 24×7 on-call duty when needed during nights and weekends
  • Occasional travel to the 3 Petaluma sites and remote distributors

 

Qualifications/Skills

 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communications and overall dependability are essential
  • Ability to work proficiently with very minimal daily guidance
  • 5+ years experience desktop support
  • Experience with Intermec mobile devices or similar devices and Windows mobile operating systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PC hardware and software installation as well as troubleshooting techniques for all device types and software packages currently installed
  • Experience with Microsoft Server 2008 and higher,  (MS) OS 2007 and higher, MS Office Suite
  • Experience with Google Apps preferred
  • Knowledge of electrical concepts and power management backup
  • Knowledge of basic network fundamentals and communication protocols

Pay is 65K base

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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Copywriter-Contract-San Mateo, Ca!

Copywriter doesn’t just know how to succinctly deliver product copy, but also tells a compelling story through a messaging strategy that elevates our client’s brand across all retail and eCommerce channels. You are passionate about bringing our story to life and excited about the opportunity to connect directly with our end consumers.

 Essential Functions

  • Holistic Oversight – ensure all communication touch points come together to deliver a strong and compelling message that drives the consumer to purchase
  • Brand journalism — driving content strategy and brand voice, letting the world know who we are Via blog, social media and more
  • Product copy — packaging, P.O.P, product naming, features, online product content, video scripts, e-newsletters, sales flyers, instructions, inserts, search/keyword ads
  • Brand copy — develop a messaging strategy that supports client’s brand by working with the team on messaging and development of presentations, promotions, events
  • Proofreading – relentless about the details and pride in delivering high quality content
  • Advertising – working with agencies on multi-channel awareness vehicles
  • Media/PR – press releases, working with PR agency for a variety of product and brand stories
  • Internal communications — cultural and brand messages, presentations, HR
  • Industry acumen – check advertising trends, consumer surveys and other data regarding marketing of specific products to formulate presentation approach

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Journalism, English, Creative Writing, Advertising or related field), or related certifications
  • 5+ years of experience in marketing copy writing
  • Experience writing for consumers, internal audiences, retailers and across different vehicles (packaging, advertising, presentations, literature, web)
  • Ability to translate product information into consumer features and positioning
  • Experience writing for a consumer brand (fashion, CE, CPG) will definitely help with acclimating to the pace and environment
  • Total enthusiasm for keeping on top of current best practices for content strategy, branding, competitor products, consumer trends
  • Solid project/time management, communication, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Collaboration – effective in cross-functional teams via in-person, phone and virtual

Please email resume and portfolio to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Sr. Systems Engineer- Contract- Austin, Tx- Gaming Giant!

The Contract Senior Systems Engineer works as part of a team responsible for the design of the system architecture, server infrastructure management, and advanced technical support. He/She also provides technical leadership required to effectively deliver high-quality, timely IT solutions and services that meet our business needs.

The role is a part of a high performing team in a fast-paced organization, requiring partner and business focus. As well as demonstrated skills tied to leadership, people, communication, analytics and adaptability.

Duties:

●       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:

●       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!

Pay up to $66/hr.

Please email resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

 

 

 

Recruitment Sourcer- Los Angeles- 3 Month Contract

Job Title: Recruitment Sourcer
Location: Los Angeles, Ca
Compensation: 50.00/hr.

Job Title:
We are seeking a Sourcer to join the team, specifically Artistic/Animation Recruiting. This role will partner with a team of Recruiters to source production staff and artists. Our ideal candidate will use market data, business acumen, and creative online search to identify top talent and trends.

Responsibilities:
  • Partner closely with Recruiters to support specific and specialized research
  • Research and compile talent profiles and competitive data
  • Map and communicate findings about the market and trends
  • After databasing talent information, quickly analyze and communicate results with the Recruiting team
  • Deeply curious about what makes different businesses tick, allowing you to be effective in searching for different roles and functions across regions
  • Appreciative of the industry nuances that exist for creative talent
  • Enjoys the challenge of online searching/mining for talent
  • Savvy in working and organizing in databases/spreadsheets
  • Tenacious in the pursuit of stellar talent, and creative in using different search strategies and channels, as needed (Boolean is helpful)
  • Self-directed
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced, quickly-changing environment

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Compliance Associate-Contract

Work Description :

  • Design and implement compliance monitoring under the direction of the Senior Compliance Manager in order to assess and review compliance with legal, regulatory and internal policy/procedure requirements.
  • Communicate issues and recommendations to the Compliance Business Partner and Business Management.
  • Prepare and distribute reports to Senior Management detailing test scope, findings and recommendations.
  • Execute and implement issue remediation.
  • Assist in test plan development based on the results of the annual compliance risk assessment
  • Work with engineering to create performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Work with adhoc requests as necessary. 

    Responsibilities: 

    • Design and implement compliance testing reviews under the direction of the Senior Compliance Manager in order to assess and review compliance with legal, regulatory and internal policy/procedure requirements.
    • Communicate issues and recommendations to the Compliance Business Partner and Business Management.
    • Prepare and distribute reports to Senior Management detailing test scope, findings and recommendations.
    • Validate issues and perform remediation testing
    • Assist in test plan development based on the results of the annual compliance risk assessment
    • Work with engineering to create performance monitoring and reporting.
Skills: Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3+ years professional experience
  • CFE, CIA, CRCM, or other professional certifications preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Audit or Compliance preferred.
  • Knowledge of commercial or consumer lending, including familiarity with applicable federal and state regulations, such as ECOA, FCRA, TILA, FDCPA, UDAP, GLBA/Privacy, OFAC and 3rd party vendor management.
  • Ability to understand laws/regulations/policies and execute testing based on those requirements.
  • Ability to work independently – self-starter, enthusiastic and highly motivated.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Help drive the mindset that Compliance is a strategic advantage, enabling growth and customer delight.

Pay Rate-60/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

SDET Development Engineer-Gaming Giant in Irvine, Ca-Contract or C2H

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Responsibilities

  • Work with development and quality assurance teams to develop test plans, understand risk, and establish quality goals from a QA perspective.
  • Gather requirements to implement continuous test improvement.
  • Identify, design, and implement technical solutions that increase test efficacy, effectiveness, and coverage while reducing overall cost of test execution.
  • Analyze design and source code to determine needed test hooks and API testing.
  • Understand test hooks and API testing necessities through code and design analysis.
  • Design, implement, modify and utilize test harnesses, automated solutions and tests.
  • Create and deliver metrics on quality and risk analysis to stakeholders.
  • Analyze test data and results to identify patterns and influence software quality.
  • Coach and mentor SDETs and provide code reviews.
  • Lead test automation team members.
  • Develop training materials for project team and lead workshops for technical test design, requirements gathering, and risk identification.
  • Work with third party vendors as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in software testing
  • 4+ years strong practical, commercial experience writing automated tests using Junit
  • 4+ years strong Java, C++ or C# experience
  • Experience with standard Java/OO design patterns.
  • Practical experience testing/exercising REST APIs – JSON preferred
  • Practical experience writing multi-threaded tests
  • Expert in architecture of and writing test scripts in Python, Lua, or Selenium
  • Proven ability to create data analysis tools and interpret large data sets
  • Experience creating automation frameworks and / or test harnesses
  • Passion for video games and software quality

Pluses

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Experience with application lifecycle and test case management software development planning tools
  • Expert working in JIRA and test case management software
  • Experience with Cloud technologies
  • Experience with enterprise software automation solutions
  • Experience testing on multiple platforms, Windows, Mac, console, and mobile

Pay-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

2 Openings for Back-End Engineer-1 year Contract-Playa Vista, Ca

Role of a Back-End Software Engineer at our Game Studio

  • Develop distributed, resilient and high-performing back-end services using Scala
  • Leverage modern open-source stacks including Scala and Finagle
  • Deploy services on AWS using Apache Mesos and monitor them together with our SRE team
  • Work closely with front-end developers as part of a feature team
  • Be responsible for performance testing at the server level and load testing at the service level (using tools such as Locust)
  • Be proactive about service errors, interruptions and performance issues

Requirements:

  • 2+years of experience
  • Excellent skills in developing distributed back-end services
  • Understand full service stack, from UI in the front-end to databases in the back-end
  • Passion to investigate and adopt new technologies and practices
  • Great communication skills that supports a collaborative working environment

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with JVM and Scala
  • Experience with Apache Mesos and/or Cassandra
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery
  • Comfortable working with Unix type systems
  • Experience in the games industry
Education:
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Information:

  • Must be able to travel internationally for about 1-2 weeks

Please email resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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