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Systems Administrator-Santa Rosa, Ca-Contract

Positions in this class may perform any or all of the below listed duties.  These should be interpreted as examples of the work, and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

  1. Analyzes, monitors, troubleshoots and resolves network performance, integrity, security, availability, and other network issues and problems; coordinates the resolution of vendor problems.
  2. Analyzes, reviews, recommends, and optimizes technologies to enhance network performance; evaluates and recommends network software, hardware, and inter-connectivity products.
  3. Performs day-to-day LAN and server administration; creates or maintains network users, groups, rights, login scripts;  network printer configurations; creates, modifies, and deletes user accounts, groups, resources, membership rights and security access for e-mail.
  4. May plan, design, install, optimize, upgrade, and maintain systems and software; configures vendor software to meet requirements; monitors performance of hardware and operating system software and make recommendations to correct problems or improve performance; establish and monitor procedures for data security and access to computer systems; designs and maintains backup and recovery procedures.
  5. Evaluate software and hardware, writes recommendation for management review; prepares documentation, procedures, reports, specifications, program descriptions, operating instructions, training materials, and user manuals. 
  6. Plans, designs, configures, upgrades, administers, and maintains the enterprise system, including LANS and WANS, Internet, e-mail and all aspects of hardware, software, operating systems, and inter-connectivity.
  7. Develops network systems architecture involving integration of multiple platforms, vendors’ products and technologies.
  8. Identifies, designs, recommends, and implements standards, conventions, and policies for network systems.
  9. Consults with current and proposed systems users on the design and feasibility of proposed systems and modifications; analyzes client needs; identifies alternatives; estimates cost and timing of systems modifications, purchase, and installation; designs and participates in the development, modification, enhancement, testing, and implementation of computer systems; develops, coordinates, and provides documentation, end user and staff training and orientation.
  10. Attends and participates in a variety of meetings, seminars, and committees; maintains liaison with vendor representatives.
  11. Coordinates projects or components of projects; acts as liaison between various entities and project stakeholders.
  12. Provide Tier III helpdesk escalation
  13. Evaluates and recommends hardware and software products, prepares budget estimates; assists departments with coordination of planning, budgeting, acquisition and implementation of systems. 


Any combination of education, training and or/experience which substantially demonstrates the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Thorough knowledge of:

  • Cisco routing and switching
  • Windows 2008/2012 Server
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Windows Software Update Services (WSUS)
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • VMware virtualization (Server and desktop)
  • Nimble iSCSI SANs
  • Veeam Backup and Recovery
  • ShoreTel VoIP  phone system
  • Desktop and server system deployment tools
  • Principles, practices, and techniques, of technical problem resolution

Skill and ability to:

  • Subject matter expert on datacenter and computer systems (servers, desktops, VDI, routers, switches), security, critical systems
  • Resolve problems with a wide variety of computer equipment (PCs, servers, printers, SAN, NAS, etc.)
  • Perform project management including scheduling, developing critical paths, tracking, contingency planning, resource allocation, and team leadership
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Be flexible and adaptable to continually changing demands or situations
  • Prepare clear, concise, and accurate documentation
  • Build effective work teams
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Be a strong team player with excellent customer service skills

Pay Rate-45-50/hr.

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Senior Software Engineer- Contract- Remote-Gaming Industry Giant!

About This Role:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer and you will be joining the Gateway team, who are responsible for the gateway layer of Demonware’s architecture. You would work on our gateway layer, which manages authentication, encryption and routing to all backend services, and manages millions of concurrent connections daily.

Our technology is always evolving to support more users, be more efficient and make life easier for other Demonware engineers who build services and game features. You would be helping to evolve it for the future.


-Develop, maintain and evolve the gateway technology (written in Erlang) and its client-side connection management layer (in C++) according to Demonware’s standards of reliability and quality

-Liaise with other teams on feature implementation, ensuring their requirements are met in a timely appropriate manner

-Ensure all components are highly scalable and maintainable

-Own the features and components developed

-Partner with other engineers to troubleshoot problems with online and multiplayer features, and provide an excellent customer experience

-Provide mentorship on best practices for backend development and integration

Your Profile:
-6+ years Software Development experience

-Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

-Excellent communication skills allowing effect interactions with internal/external teams

-Love to code. Excellent development skills, knowledge of either or both of Erlang and Elixir. C++ expertise a bonus, but not required.
-Previous experience designing APIs for use by other developers. Can understand and explain what makes a well-designed API

-A good understanding of networking protocols: TCP, HTTP, TLS, etc.

-Ability to analyze requirements and make corresponding design decisions

-Has initiative, and is able to complete complex tasks with minimal supervision

Nice to have:
-Experience with game development or game engines

-Experience with continuous integration and agile methodologies

-Experience with building backend services, including skills in:

-Python or a similar language

-Linux & open-source technologies

-Database design, including MySQL and NoSQL databases

-Experience with large scale services (up to millions of concurrent users)
-Erlang or Elixir expertise required

Pay Rate-50-65/hr. DOE

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Unified Communications and AV Support-Palo Alto, Ca

  • Liaison with ITS department overseeing upgrades, new technologies & enhancements
  • Senior member of the Unified Communications team educating and leading the team in learning new technologies via cross training and mentoring
  • Serve as primary backup to Unified Communications Manager while on PTO, traveling and meeting conflicts
  • Keeps up with technology trends, research technologies for the new hospital, recommends specific vendors technologies, solutions.
  • Works closely with vendors with all aspect of Unified Communications services provided at various locations.
  • Works closely with Design and Construction and other contractors to ensure optimal Unified Communication design and room layout.
  • Mentors junior team members
  • Thought leadership in establishing, driving, and directing a robust and innovative Unified Communications strategy aligned with the company’s business and productivity goals
  • Performs assessments (Proof of Concepts) on UC integration options between Cisco and other technologies
  • Designs and Plans integration between UC Technologies (IM, Federation, Presence and Application Sharing) and WebEx (Web conferencing, Video Conferencing and Audio Conferencing) and conference room scheduling systems and integration with Exchange/Exchange Online
  • Works closely with Microsoft, Cisco, ITS and other partners in support of business needs/objectives.
  • Recommends, implements room-based UC configurations

Pay Rate-DOE

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QA Engineer-Contract-Foster City, Ca

QA Engineer (Automation)


  • Completing automation testing tasks to ensure functional test coverage:
  • Create new automated tests using both  GLI and GUI-based automation frameworks.
  • Performing entire maintenance for failing tests: fixing or replacing.Triaging and Reviewing failing tests.
  • Providing root cause analysis of the failure and escalate regressions to appropriate developers.
  • Creating, validating and maintaining test plans to cover planner feature needs.


  • 3+ years’ experience in a QA role, 2+ years of Automation experience
  • BS or MS in an engineering field
  • Passionate about self-driving technology, driving and on road safety.
  • Must know U.S. rules of the road. Urban City driving experience is a plus.
  • Proficient with Bug tracking tools like Jira.
  • Knowing JQL is a plus.
  • Experience with Linux or Unix based systems
  • Experience with Version Control systems like Git.
  • Ability to resolve merge conflicts.
  • Experience with python/shell scripting.

Pay Rate-45-50/hr.

Hybrid Role:2-3 days onsite in Foster City, Ca

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Manufacturing Tech R&D-Contract-Santa Clara, CA

Role:  The Manufacturing Engineering Technician position requires intermediate computer knowledge and product troubleshooting skills. The technician will support R&D, Manufacturing and Quality staff, performing a variety of activities associated with physical and software products, including technical analysis of returned devices with use of provided tools and training.  The Technician will be required to perform product assembly and disassembly.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform product testing root cause analysis and write detailed analysis reports
  • Make entries into databases or logs
  • Compile and organize Engineering metrics (using Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc…)
  • Perform feasibility, design verification and reliability testing (hardware, electrical, firmware and software)
  • Assist with developing standard test methods
  • Assist with procuring test equipment and tools
  • Assist with ensuring equipment and tools are maintained and calibrated
  • Perform basic soldering skills
  • Basic understanding of hand tool and assembly/disassembly procedures.
  • Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills):
  • 1-2 years of relevant technical experience
  • Self-starter and team player with excellent communication skills: verbal, reading, writing, and arithmetic skills.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, pay attention to details, and schedule time effectively
  • Working knowledge of the FDA medical device Quality Systems Regulations and international standards (QSR/ISO) applicable to class I and II product environment 
  • Ability to lift light to moderate loads, operate various types of shipping equipment, and perform related tasks.

Pay Rate-up to 34/hr.

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Test Coordinator-Contract 6 months+-Locations: SF, Menlo Park, and Las Vegas, NV

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day activities of our growing autonomous vehicle fleet. 
  • Plan and execute operation schedule and processes associated with testing
  • Responsibilities include: vehicle transport, testing site bookings and confirmations, and test equipment management. 

Desired Skills/ Experience:

  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage competing demands and meet tight deadlines with strong follow through
  • Experience forecasting and planning
  • Skilled in managing projects and cross-functional teams with a broad range of engineering and technical disciplines
  • Detail oriented with strong record-keeping and organizational skills
  • Availability for off-hours calls
  • Maintain and assist in driving productive meetings across project teams, providing and following up with action items as necessary
  • Ensuring all stakeholders (Internal and External) are engaged and aligned
  • Anticipate, plan and coordinate internal logistics/needs across projects and facilities
  • Track resourcing to help optimize asset utilization
  • Employ a can-do attitude, taking on any task required to support the team and get things done


  • Entry level position (0-3 years of experience)
  • Nice to have experience with coordination in autonomous vehicle space
  • Ability to effectively prioritize with strong time management skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to develop channels of communication while understanding and managing professional relationships
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills are a must, ability to create visualizations of KPIs and program risks a bonus
  • Ability to drive communication within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines, aggressive goals and demanding work environment
  • Have an inquisitive and open attitude to exploring new ideas and eagerness to continuously learn and take on tough problems
  • Independent thinker capable of operating within ambiguously defined structures with an ability for delivering tangible results
  • Ability to perform in a fast pace high stress environment
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty to understand the projects you are supporting

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractivecareers


Automotive Engineering Tech-CtoH-Foster City, CA

We are looking for an engineering-focused vehicle technician to support the readiness of our fleet vehicles. The vehicle technician will perform maintenance, repairs, and contribute towards the operations of our workshop. This includes scheduled service, diagnostics, repair coordination, lab space fit/function, and general upkeep. 


  • Configure, set up, maintain, diagnose, and sign off on vehicles for safe on-road usage. May need to travel locally to perform this work from time to time
  • Sync with Lead Technician to ensure all vehicles are in a “ready” state for demonstration and testing requirements
  • Perform diagnostics and escalate to the appropriate engineering team if required
  • Coordinate and drive the repair process
  • Create diagnostic test plans as the team sees fit 
  • Maintain service records and document quality field reports
  • Maintain shop facilities, ensure tools are in order, and the workspace is in excellent working condition
  • Assist with parts inventory, location, and organization
  • Build an excellent service experience for internal teams and business partners


  • Extensive knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles
  • Minimum of 2 – 4 years of technician experience
  • Clean/excellent driving record
  • Reliable, self-starter, roll-up-the-sleeves work ethos
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and deliverables
  • Team player
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Must be honest, responsible and an outstanding communicator

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an automotive-focused engineering or research lab (i.e. Dyno, Battery, etc.)
  • Knowledge of CAN, wiring diagrams and soldering preferred 
  • Experience and ability to tow a car hauler and other large trailers to transport fleet vehicles 
  • Technical trade school certificate or Associate Degree in automotive repair
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally (on occasion)

Pay: DOE

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Manufacturing Technician-Contract -Mountain View, Ca

  • Support engineering prototype builds of complex electromechanical assemblies.
  • Perform troubleshooting on circuits, down to device level, in collaboration with the EE team.
  • Perform soldering, mechanical assembly, fabrication of simple test boxes and cables
  • Perform system and equipment level testing per Engineering direction
  • Experience with prototype builds, test, fixture builds
  • Experience with CAD work and softwares such as onshape, Solid works
  • Prepare test articles and support post-test product tear-downs in collaboration with reliability and test teams.
  • Feedback of product performance/inadequacies to Engineering
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized working environment throughout builds and engineering tests.
  • Safely manage materials and equipment including ability to drive a forklift, and proper ESD protocols for electronics.

About you

  • Associate degree in Electronics, or similar, and/or 5 years of experience in the field
  • 5+ years of experience working in an R&D or development lab environment in close collaboration with engineering staff.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with other individuals in a team or project setting
  • You are self-motivated and able to work with little supervision, consistently take the initiative to get things done, do things before being asked by others.
  • Ability to consistently make timely decisions even in the face of complexity; balancing systematic analysis with decisiveness
  • Some Production support experience, software development experience

Pay Rate-DOE

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VDI System Engineer-Contract-Hybrid-Foster City, Ca

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) System Engineer

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for administering VMware and MS Active Directory based VDI environments. Our VDIs are NVIDIA vGPU-powered, so expertise in desktop virtualization with NVIDIA GRID is mandatory. Experience managing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure environment and/or preparing master Operating System images for deployment is expected. This position will work closely with the Infrastructure Engineer, AD and MDM Administrators and IT Client Services team to implement and manage various internally hosted Virtual Machines and related resources. Candidate will collaborate and liaise with other teams within the organization as well as the VDI team members to identify, track and report on opportunities for system optimization, methods to drive efficiency, identify and reduce error rates, and empirically document customer experience.

The successful candidate will:]

  • Demonstrate a strong background in managing VMware solutions
  • Work with engineering users and application support to validate application functionality in the VDI environment
  • Maintain high service availability by liaising with many stakeholders to identify risk and threats to the delivery of VDI services
  • Rapidly identify and correct faults impacting service delivery
  • Updates/remediates patching of ESXi host devices
  • Collaborates with other Systems Administrators with troubleshooting and resolving issues that negatively affect the customer’s virtual computing environment.
  • Compiles the VDI Operating System image (Windows and Ubuntu) for testing and deployment to the user production environment.
  • Maintains fully patched/updated/mitigated Operating System image for testing and production, and provides assistance to customers with operations of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) systems.


  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in an enterprise environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience leading the design and implementation of VMware based solutions.
  • Significant experience managing virtual desktop infrastructure.
  • Skilled with PowerShell and Bash scripting.
  • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations based on national and local trends and to design processes that enhance services while maximizing college resources.

Would be Nice to Have:

  • Automation using PowerShell, PowerCLI, and/or Bash scripts
  • Documentation experience using G-Suite apps or similar products
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
  • Experience in the evaluation and integration of new technologies into existing environments focus on design, implementation…

Pay Rate-DOE

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Logistics Project Analyst-C2H-Fremont

Job Description

  • The Logistics Project Analyst will support implementation of Logistics Programs and milestones and ensuring launch readiness within forecasted budget
  • Position will analyze material forecast and plan, then partner with Program Manager and department leaders to define drivers and initiate action plans for improvement
  • Indirect oversight of invoicing related to part ordering, transportation, customs, warehouse equipment and engineering/systems support and other Logistics department expenditure 
  • Position will part with Finance and support with analyzing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on budgetary issues
  • Responsible for monitoring of general accounting functions such as A/P, fixed asset management and general ledger maintenance as it relates to the distribution environment
  • Aim to ensure a complete and economical supply of project material, just in time to customer projects by implementing an end-to-end logistics concept
  • Ensure department is operating plans, budgets, and schedules in response to program requirements
  • Coordinate information flow across teams in support of business operations
  • Support with overall project management of Logistics milestones including transportation, customs, kitting, conveyance and systems integration 
  • The position will work closely with Program Managers on the day-to-day management, measurement, and reporting of contract scope
  • Collaborate with cross-functional and cross-organizational teams in the execution of new product launch plan while ensuring complete confidentialitySupport with the implementation new processes, initiate and implement strategic initiatives, carry out reporting, drive operational efficiencies, and effective organizational communication

Ideal Experience 

  • Exposure to Logistics and Manufacturing functions 
  • Experience with financial forecasting and budgeting
  • Strong GoogleSheets/Excel experience 

Pay Rate-DOE

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