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Lead Systems Analyst, Investor Engagement

This is a perm position with a growing successful Financial Services company based in the Greater Boston area. Relocation available for qualified candidates along with Visa sponsorship or transfer.

There is an opportunity for a strong Lead Systems Analyst to play a key role in this large team, deliver solutions to our business partners, solve complex problems, and generally act to ensure that service levels within this area are maintained at a high level.

KEYS TO THE POSITION

Leadership: Strong Leadership and delivery skills are required. This individual will lead a team of 5.

Domain knowledge: Broad investment knowledge (equities, fixed income, asset allocation. etc.).

Communication skills: This individual will interface directly with Investors so the candidate must have strong communication skills.

We are seeking a hands-on, technical support lead with excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Strong Analyst skills are required.

Technical skills: SQL is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Interact directly with investment professionals at all levels of the organization as a trusted advisor.

Proactively identify issues and opportunities for improved methods and approaches to support investment processes.

Answer functional and technical questions from business partners and colleagues.

Manage production incidents, determining root cause , appropriate corrective actions, and follow-up.

Respond to requests from our business for ad hoc analysis as well as other information delivery solutions.

Provide guidance and supervision of junior members of the team as well as onshore and offshore consultants.

Design, support, improve, and develop data validation and productivity tools and processes within this area.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, Economics, Finance or related subject

5+ years business analysis or systems analysis experience in financial statement analysis, investment management or financial services environment

Analytical and problem solving skills in buy-side investment management systems and data technologies.

Understanding of financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, swaps, options, futures, forwards, derivatives and FX.

Hands-on experience working directly with investment professionals.

Experience with advanced investment data concepts such as holdings, transactions, security master, analytics, and performance.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

High attention to detail and strong commitment to delivering quality, professional work is absolutely essential for this position.

Intermediate level expertise with PL/SQL.

Willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced, business-critical environment.

This position could pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and profit sharing and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.

If interested and more importantly qualified, send an updated copy of your resume to vince@techedgerecruiting.com with contact info and you will be contacted immediately.


UI Developer/React.js

My client, located north of Boston, MA in the Merrimack Valley is growing and has multiple openings.

Help build the future of our UI using React.js. We work with some of the biggest clients in the world to help facilitate corporate and employee charitable giving. Help take this well established and industry leading platform to the next level. As a UI Developer, your main focus will be building the UI of new product features, and converting existing features into a modern architecture to improve user experience and ultimately help more non-profits get the funding they need.

You will be responsible for defining and developing technical components in support of new product features, client implementations for new business, as well as initiatives related to extending existing client programs.

Responsibilities

Prototype, architect, build, and test new product features using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Resolve technical support issues related to our custom and standard software offerings.

Collaborate with internal and external partners when defining technical solutions.

Respond in a timely manner to issues arising from internal business partners and clients.

Continuously monitor industry trends, technologies, and standards to research, recommend, and apply new graphical tools and components as they emerge.

Provide input into establishing priorities for product enhancement requests.

Assist in defining tasks, effort estimates, resources, start and end dates when developing project plans.

Provide input into department policies and procedures and suggest new or enhanced procedures that improve operational efficiency.

Assist in defining realistic, attainable, and measurable annual goals and objectives for staff members.

Design training documentation and deliver training sessions for users as needed.

Generate prototypes and wireframes for sales, marketing, and business users.

Required Skills & Experience

5-7 years of proven experience with such technologies as CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5, XML.

Experience with React, Angular, or similar JavaScript framework.

Experience with responsive design.

Familiarity with some graphics manipulation software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop) and should be capable of producing prototypes and wireframes.

Ability to speak competently about contemporary web technologies.

Familiar with grid frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation.

Proficient with CSS Preprocessors such as Sass and LESS and modular & scalable CSS architecture.

Experience with version control systems such a Subversion and Git.

Proven technical, design, and systems analysis skills.

Proven track-record of working with varied team members.

Experience on engineering teams working on multiple complex projects simultaneously.

Proven software development experience with browser-based applications and technologies.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

Strong problem-solving skills.

Ability to learn quickly and independently.

Ability to work effectively individually and on a team.

Strong written/verbal communication and customer service skills.

Ability to perform effectively under pressure while meeting deadlines.

These positions can pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or transfer NOT available for these roles.


Full Stack Developer

Located in the Merrimack Valley north of Boston, MA, my client is growing and has multiple openings

The Software Developer is responsible for defining and developing technical components in support of client implementations for new business, as well as initiatives related to extending existing client programs.  In addition, you will be developing new components of our SaaS offering in accordance with the firm’s product road map.  You will be responsible for resolving production issues for our internal and external business partners, possess a strong understanding of the capabilities of our software offerings, and works closely with internal contacts to assist in clearly defining business requirements/specifications.

Required Skills

5 – 8 years of experience with relational databases (e.g. Oracle, PostgreSQL, etc)

5 – 8 years of experience with web application development (e.g. Java, PHP, etc)

Proven technical, design, and systems analysis skills

Experience on engineering teams working on multiple complex projects simultaneously

Proven software development experience with browser-based applications and technologies

Must be comfortable working in a Unix environment, with strong understanding of shell-scripting

Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Strong problem-solving skills

Ability to learn quickly and independently, Ability to analyze and develop database structures

Strong SQL skills

Ability to develop stored procedures

Responsibilities

Develops technical components in support of existing client programs and new client implementations

Creates/modifies JavaScript and CSS files

Designs and creates custom portlets and functions

Defines and develops inbound and outbound data feeds (ASCII/XML) in support of client programs

Defines and converts legacy databases in support of new client implementations

Develops custom report solutions using Oracle Reports

Collaborates with internal and external partners when defining technical solutions

Responds in a timely manner to issues arising from internal business partners and clients

Recommends products or services to better meet customer’s needs

Educates internal contacts of feature/functions available to them

Provides advice and direction to junior staff members

Provides input into establishing priorities for product enhancement requests

Manages client expectations related to service and software deliverables

Manages custom implementations to ensure agreed upon timelines and deliverables are met

Assists in developing tasks, effort estimates, resources, start and end dates when developing project plans

Provides input to department policies and procedures

Suggests new or enhanced procedures that improve operational efficiency

Uncovers any existing technical servicing issues. Assists in defining realistic, attainable, and measurable annual goals and objectives for staff members

Designs training documentation and delivers training sessions for users as needed

Identifies and provides learning opportunities for developers

Designs and develops technical components in support of product enhancements

Performs comprehensive product evaluations for potential technologies that could be used to enhance our software offering. Participates in candidate screening, selection, interviews, and skills evaluations.

This position could pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and comprehensive benefits package.

If interested and more importantly qualified, send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role.


Lead SW Engineer-Java, SQL, AWS-Financial Svc. Industry exp. a plus

 

My client is growing and has the following need. This is a perm position that is located in Marlborough, MA and travel to their Boston facility 1-2 times a week is necessary.

Keys to this Position

  • Technical Leadership: We are seeking a strong Software Engineering Lead,

who can lead a development team of permanent employees and consultants with an onshore/offshore model.)

  • Technology: This individual will lead a team but will also be hands-on with development and/or problem resolution in a variety of technical areas – SQL, Java and AWS.
  • Strong Communication skills are required.
  • Domain: Ideally we would like to have candidate with Financial Industry experience. We are open to all candidates regardless of their domain experience but they must be able to articulate the business problems they were working on.
  • Delivery: Candidate must show the ability to deliver application solutions to their respective business client.
  • Marlborough/Boston : Candidate will be expected to travel to Boston 1-2 times per week.

Lead the development team activities including prioritizing requests, designing solutions, and supervising the development efforts.

Participate in architecture, design, implementation, deployment, and support.

Work with business team, project managers, and systems analysts to review and qualify business requirements, functional specifications, use-cases, and test plans.

Design, prototype and code new software components and applications based on functional specifications.

Coordinate with analyst teams to execute test plans and provide support during user acceptance testing.

Modify and enhance existing systems to incorporate new functionality and to optimize them for performance, and implement new systems.

Work with other software engineers to design and implement application features, including user interfaces, and business functionality enhancements.

Author technical design and support documentation.

Qualifications

A candidate must possess the following qualifications:

8+ years of proven analysis and technical design, development, and architecture experience.

2+ years leading technical teams including managing an offshore development team.

Experience in relational database technologies with strong SQL skills. Familiarity with ETL Tools like Talend is a plus.

Expertise developing Java applications using JDBC and JMS. Java Web-Framework experience e.g. SPRING or similar.

Experience/Familiarity with AWS is a plus.

Experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and testing and methodologies.

This position can pay a very competitive base salary plus substantial bonus and a 15% profit sharing bonus.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately.


New Product Development Engineer – Biotech/Medical Device Co.

 

My Client, Axogen, Inc. is a global leader in innovative surgical solutions for peripheral nerve injuries located in Alachua, FL, which is near Gainsville. They are on the leading edge of nerve repair! Relocation assistance provided for the right candidate.

Job Summary

The Senior Engineer will lead important tasks and projects in new product development (NPD) including concept and prototype development, design, verification and validation, process development and transfer to manufacturing of tissue and biologic products and medical devices. This position will lead cross-functional teams to develop new products, processes and process improvements according to AxoGen Strategic Plan in compliance with all appropriate regulations and guidelines.

Responsibilities includes technology assessment; product/process development, validation and implementation; supply chain development and troubleshooting in support of manufacturing. He/she will also be responsible for activities in AxoGen’s R&D Lab including managing scientists and technicians and expanding laboratory capabilities.

This position is responsible for supporting, developing, and protecting company intellectual property, and assessing and remaining current with new developments and industry trends.

Educational Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline (Graduate degree preferred)
  • Solid experience in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine products (cleanroom processing, aseptic technique, tissue preservation, AATB standards)
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in leading cross functional teams in Product Development
  • Demonstrated hands-on technical skill in planning and execution of product verification and validation and process validations and product/process transfer to manufacturing.
  • Ability to work independently, lead in a collaborative team environment and influence leadership team and key stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills, mentorship skills, and time-management skills
  • Working knowledge of requirements and regulatory approval process for Class II and Class III medical devices and biologics
  • Experience in process troubleshooting and/or continuous improvement a plus
  • Prior experience developing surgical instrumentation and/or electrical stimulation devices a plus

Primary Responsibilities: The specific duties of the Project Engineer/Engineering Manager include but are not limited to:

  • Lead core teams of R&D engineers and scientists and extended team (QA, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing) to develop multiple NPD projects from development through product launch
  • Manage all project activities to ensure on target, on time launch of new products according to AxoGen Strategic Plan
  • Develop NPD project plans including Verification & Validation (V&V) plans, MS Project timelines, budgets and resource requirements.
  • Direct cross-functional team in conducting hazard analysis (e.g., FTA, FMECA)
  • Interface with Marketing/Sales, physician end users, and hospitals to understand customer requirements and critical product features. Gather, develop and document medical product specifications; identify competitive products/procedures; assist with product positioning decisions.
  • Support and guide RA & QA with regulatory submissions.
  • Manage projects via transparent, data-driven approach using metrics, dashboards and regular project (stage-gate) reviews
  • Support the development and protection of company Intellectual Property through new invention disclosures, identification of potential licensing opportunities, and technical assistance with ongoing patent prosecution.
  • Assess external technology and remain current with new development and industry trends, including ongoing investigation and evaluation of related research, products, and technology licensing opportunities. Research and obtain intelligence on competitors’ products and processes.
  • Support the development of departmental strategic direction, business processes and project execution strategies.
  • Contribute to recruiting and developing junior engineers and scientists, technicians, co-ops and interns.

This position could pay a competitive base salary plus 15% annual bonus plus stock options and a comprehensive benefits package.

If interested and more importantly qualified, send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately.


Software Architect-Java-hosted application services

My client is growing and has an immediate need for a perm Java Software Architect to help them evolve their suite of world-class enterprise management products. You will need to be able to work in the USA without restrictions.

 

My client is experiencing record growth and is looking for high-energy professionals who can enhance our organization. If you possess the skills and the desire to be part of a team dedicated to industry leadership, we’d like to hear from you.

 

This role as a Software Architect would be focusing on our hosted application platforms that support all our back office operations for us and our clients. This position is responsible for collaborating with other architects and technical leads to develop the technical direction for systems across the enterprise as well as responsible for the technical evolution of client’s systems as the company continues to develop new technologies. This individual will also coordinate efforts of Web Development with Development Teams foreign and domestic,  and may/will oversee all product development efforts throughout the SDLC for our  Mobile Application Suite for Android and IOS. We are looking for someone who is innovative, visionary, and results-oriented and who can take ownership projects and drive them to completion.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate technical direction and vision to all levels of management and technical staff.
  • Perform analyses of requirements to design, document, and communicate technical implementations of those requirements. This design includes the physical environment as well as the software and data architecture as well as may involve modification of existing systems and/or the creation of new systems.
  • Collaborate with the technical leads responsible for establishing software development standards that support the technical vision.
  • Communicate extensively with members of project teams regarding status, options, and issues related to the technical aspects of systems under development.
  • Provide architecture and technical leadership to the development team.
  • Serve as technical leader and resource by providing direction and assistance to technical leads and developers for data design, technical design, and development as needed.
  • Evaluate and recommend enhancements to improve quality of products and/or procedures.
  • Support a variety of other duties including maintenance; troubleshooting; technical design, coding and testing.
  • Collaborate, coordinate, and communicate across disciplines and departments.
  • Participate in release planning, establishing milestones and driving the delivery of the release as defined in the roadmap

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in 4 year program (preferably with a concentration in Computer Science or other technical program)
  • Must have 8+ years of experience in Java
  • Must have proven experience with JMS, Spring, REST, CXF, JSON, HTML5, JQuery, ajax, JSP, CSS, JDBC, i/my batis, XML, JavaScript, CSS, hazelcast, SSO, LDAP, Junit, ANT, Maven,
  • Experience with providing highly available architectures
  • Experience with leading development teams
  • Experience with project management
  • Must have exceptional analytical skills and strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Must be able to demonstrate a clear and organized approach to solving complex problems.
  • Must be able to balance hands-on R&D with thought leadership
  • Experiences with mobile application development for IOS and Android ( Xamarin, jquery) a plus

Preferred experience:

  • Experience architecting enterprise-class business intelligence solutions in a commercial environment.
  • Experience working with distributed teams or 3rd party development partners
  • Strong work ethic with ability to succeed in a minimally structured environment.
  • Flexible, resourceful, and creative in approach.

This position can pay a base salary up to 160K + or – DOE plus bonus and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send an updated copy of your resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this role


Sr. Programmer/Analyst-Finance

any potential candidates must be able to work in the USA without restrictions

My client, Acushnet Holdings, a highly successful worldwide renowned company located in Fairhaven, MA is seeking to hire a seasoned Sr. P/A in their Finance group. The keys to this role would be experience from a technical standpoint in the following areas:Java, Web Methods integration tool, Web Services, SOAP, XML, and web based applications experience, strong SQL development skills including performance tuning, experience with Cognos/Qlik BI tools and Infor M3 systems a huge plus.

This is the complete job description below:

Responsibilities

Facilitate organizational change and promote continuous improvement by leading the development and maintenance of essential business application software. Exercise technical leadership over one or more systems critical to business operations by planning and coordinating technical activities necessary to implement, enhance and maintain the systems. Coordinate resources and organize activities necessary to complete business application projects. Provide oversight of other resources including associates and contractors. Develop software estimates and maintain project schedules. Document project objectives and business requirements. Translate business requirements into functional and technical design specifications. Develop business application software at an expert level. May provide direction to other developers relative to advanced technical topics. Perform code and unit test reviews as required. Enhance quality of application software by developing and executing test plans and implementation schedules. Promote organizational learning by developing documentation and providing training. Support existing applications on a 24×7 basis as a member of an applications on-call support process.

 

Qualifications

BS or BA degree in computer science, business administration or related field is required. At least 7 years experience with a business oriented programming language. At least 3 years experience with sales, manufacturing, distribution H/R or financial systems. Experience with webMethods integration tool, Java, Infor M3 Financial (FIN) configuration, webServices, SOAP, XML, and web based applications, strong SQL developmental skills including performance tuning, Cognos reporting and Streamserve output management is preferred. Ability to take ownership of projects and provide direction to other team members. Good verbal and communications skills. Must be able to balance conflicting requirements of a multi-task environment. Customer service orientation. Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration with other team members. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Creativity and commitment to continuous improvement. Adaptability and capacity to learn new skills. High personal standards of quality. Domestic and international travel may be required.

 

Acushnet Company offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical & dental; 401 savings plan; tuition assistance; life & disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness facility; and generous product discounts.

Acushnet Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among others, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

If you are interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role.


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