<![CDATA[Protingent: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROTINGENT.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Software Test Technician]]> Position Title:  Software Test Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Test Technician.

To work  on verification of the software system-level requirements for a new platform. 
Biggest need - work in the lab, run/manage/maintain automated tests in Python. Gather test results for engineers in an FDA regulated environment.  

Job Requirements:
  • Set up, operate, and/or maintain test equipment and tools where applicable.
  • Assist with testing and calibrating lab equipment in preparation of specific tasks.
  • Adhere to environmental and safety procedures associated with lab processes and procedures.
  • Work from predefined protocols, work instructions, or other specifications in accordance with established lab procedures.
  • Document and record test data in compliance with quality requirements and compare results against predetermined limits.
  • Follow test schedules to meet completion delivery dates.
  • Demonstrate and promote professionalism and leadership in communicating problems/issues and test non-conformance findings with supervisor.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 year associates degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or commensurate military training/experience.
  • 2+ years test technician experience, especially in a lab environment using test and measurement tools and methods or similar military experience.
  • Prefer regulated environment experience such as medical device manufacturing with FDA or avionics with FAA.
  • Ability to read and interpret quality and procedural documents and processes and apply them while performing work activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Vision Engineer]]> Position Title:  Software Vision Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Wilsonville, OR.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop detailed vision design specifications for assigned projects.
  • Specify cameras, optics, and lighting for challenging vision applications.
  • Collaborate in the design of custom optics and lighting solutions for challenging vision applications
  • Use vision software tools to develop test, and maintain complex vision applications.
  • Implement state-of-the-art knowledge in vision design, testing techniques, and vision application development tools.
  • Provide design guidelines, and detailed vision design specifications to other engineers.
  • Assist in project schedule development.
  • Suggest new and innovative approaches to solving complex vision and inspection problems.
  • Interface with customers during development, reviews, buy-off, and installation phases.
  • Participate as a team member to develop processes, procedures, and standards.
  • Drive personal or company vehicle to customers’ facilities for project meetings, design reviews, start-up training, and follow-up review.
  • Travel domestically /internationally for installation and support – approximately 10-20%.

Qualifications: 
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Excellent Vision system applications skills (Cognex, Keyence,  Halcon,  OpenCV,  Matrox)
  • Vision system development skills (Camera, Lens, Laser and Lighting selection) 
  • understand vison analysis (blob analysis, pattern matching,  other vison tools)
  • C#.NET/C++ programming skills (min 4 years of experience)
  • Excellent usage of Version Control Software (GIT, VSS, Subversion, etc.).
  • Ability to develop user specific GUIs.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries in a matrix organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to actively participate in team development and team-oriented processes and motivate others to do the same.
  • Sense of urgency to meet project schedules
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Use Microsoft software – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Must possess a valid driver’ s license, acceptable driving record, and proof of current vehicle insurance.
  • Requires domestic/international travel for installation and support. 
  • Must be eligible for or have a valid passport.

Position Requirements:
  • BSEE, BSME, or BSCS with manufacturing machine vision system design experience.
  • 4+ years’ experience designing Machine Vision Systems (including image analysis methodology).
  • 4+ years’ experience developing software using VB.NET, C#.NET, or C++.NET.
  • Cognex  VisionPro  and Keyence Vision Editor Skills a plus.
  • BSEE or BSCS with recent manufacturing programming experience.
  • Experience with Machine Control, VB.net, C#.net, or C++.net.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Principal Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr. Principal Engineer

Position Description:  Our client is seeking an experienced Sr. Principal Engineer. The platform processes giant event streams of all kinds, identifying patterns, trends and opportunities to intervene and improve processes, aided by machine learning. Their vision will change the way people engage across multiple industries, be it retail, finance, or healthcare. 

Job Requirements: 
  • FE Javascript sr/principal engineer:
  • 3+ years React / Redux experience
  • Capable of being a ' first engineer' developing from the ground up on a new product

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[SDE 3]]> Position Title:  Software Development Engineer 3 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Developer Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • Responsible for developing processes, tools, automation for OS Image creation and delivering OS Images.
  • Required to make the OS Image creation process efficient and more reliable.
  • Required to interact across the groups, understand requirements, define standards, processes and deliver tools and automation to successfully meet those requirements.
  • Bachelor' s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
  • 7 years of Software Engineering experience. • 5 years of experience as a Software developer.
  • 3 years of automation development experience using PowerShell.
  • 3 years of development experience using C# (.Net / managed programming).
  • 2 years of experience with Windows Deployment & Imaging using DISM (Deployment Image Servicing and Management) tool is highly preferred but not required.
  • Experience with TFS (Team Foundation System), Git, vNext Builds and Nuget Packaging a plus but not required.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Position Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer at our client in Bellevue, WA.

Job Qualification:
  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years Mechanical and/or Structural Design experience
  • SolidWorks expertise (5, 000 hours)
  • Nuclear experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per (ASME Y14.5M)
  • Experience with FEA analysis – ANSYS, SW Simulation or ABACUS
  • Experience with design codes such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA)
  • Experience in high-temperature mechanical design (> 1000F)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Android Developer]]> Position Title: Android Developer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for an experienced Android Developer at our client in Seattle, WA.

Job Qualifications:

•           2-4 years of experience developing for Android (Java & C) and or web services (Any performance web frameworks)

•           BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or industry experience

•           Experience in the full life-cycle of App development including design, develop, test,  deploy/release to App store and ongoing performance and analysis

•           Experience working with open-source technologies and libraries to build apps using industry leading tools

•           Highly motivated self-starter and can do attitude; thrives in a dynamic and collaborative  environment

•           High level understanding of business flow, feature usage/priority, and product strategy

•           Knowledge of Bluetooth & Bluetooth Low Energy is ideal

•           Knowledge of audio processing and algorithms is also beneficial

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Director of Facilities]]> Position Title: Director of Facilities 

Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Bothell, WA for an experienced Facilities Director.

Job Duties:

Responsible for planning, development, qualification, implementation and oversight of the companies  facilities to meet strategic objectives for the  business unit and in alignment with company' s guidance.

Establish long-term facilities strategies, policies and procedures in consultation with our client' s  management team and the company' s  associates and in line with business unit commercial growth projections and R&D portfolio.  Ensure efficient and effective facilities solutions related to space planning, facility repair and maintenance, systems monitoring, facility expansion and build-out projects. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Hire and manage departmental staff.  Establish contracts with outside service providers, as needed.
  • Prepare and monitor annual facilities operating budgets.
  • Review and approve document change requests.
  • Ensure the facility and related systems are on-line and operational 24x7 to support manufacturing, R&D, and other business requirements.
  • For both small and large-scale facilities and business systems projects, conduct research, identify vendors, develop requests for proposals (RFPs), analyze proposals, and develop sound strategies to meet the needs of the business unit.
  • Establish goals and initiate projects to continuously improve efficiency of operations and assure that facilities are fit for purpose. 
  • Provide operational risk assessments and implement mitigations for facilities.  Includes consideration of security standards, disaster recovery planning and emergency plans of action for the failure of production critical facilities systems.
  • Work with management and our client' s  associates to develop 10 year space plan requirements for the company, including infrastructure and system requirements.  Develop facility plans to support space requirements.  Support engineering teams with selection and facility requirements planning for capital equipment installations.
  • Negotiate, select and manage service contracts for all building systems and outsourced contractors.  For expansion and new construction projects, coordinate with brokers, architects, general contractors and subcontractors. 
  • Ensure facility compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines. i.e., GMP, ISO 13485 MDD and FDA requirements.
  • Supervise Facilities staff to provide prioritization and oversight of daily tasks and longer term projects.  Includes recruiting, training, identification of professional development needs and completion of performance appraisals. 
  • Participate in industry meetings, conferences and associations to stay updated on new business developments and technology changes.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum 10 years in facilities engineering with 5 years facilities management, including clean room manufacturing or life science experience.
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Operations, Construction Management or technical discipline.
  • Experience building and leading facilities teams which support clinical and commercial products.
  • Successful experience in strategic planning, risk management, and project execution.
  • Successful experience working against deadlines in a team environment.  Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed to support deployment of new systems, bring up new facilities, and meet business unit needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Proficiency with Excel spreadsheets, and Access, Progress and Sequel databases.
  • Understanding of GMP, ISO 13485, MDD, OSHA and WHSA requirements, as applicable to this position.
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer]]> Position Title: Electrical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Arlington, WA for a Junior Test Engineer with a strong blend of Electrical and Software Engineering aptitude for a direct hire opportunity.

Job Qualifications:
  • BSEE -(new grads welcome) must be  comfortable with testing software
  • 0-2 years of experience in Electrical Engineering
  • Demonstrated familiarity  with analog and digital circuit design
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Digital Storage Oscilloscopes
  • Familiarity with O-scopes, Multi-meter, and circuit troubleshooting
  • Customer oriented and strong work ethic with a willingness to travel

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior DevOps Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior DevOps Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Responsible for building & supporting Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery framework for applications deployed into the Predix.io Industrial Internet Cloud. Responsible for environment management and support. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. S/He contributes to DevOps discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Build Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment software tools that will support, enhance and grow our CI and CD capabilities
  • Build Scripts: Utilize standard scripting tools to define the builds.
  • Create Reusable Artifacts: Reusable code base needs to be organized into libraries with
  • versions and consumed from repositories during the build process.
  • Create Deployment Scripts: Configurable deployments need to be automated using the
  • deployment scripts.
  • Develop Automated Tests: Unit tests & functional test needs to be automated using the test suites.
  • Develop Continuous integration: Aim for continuous integration builds and alert the developers when the build breaks with build report.
  • Ability to automate Release Notes generation by integrating CI tool framework with Bug tracking system.
  • Maintain Separation of Environments: Create and maintain multiple non-polluting application environments with a clear separation (Dev, QA, UAT, Stage etc.,).
  • Develop Build Promotion and Demotion: Develop and execute the promotion process (Dev-> QA-> UAT->… etc.) and a process to remove builds that fail from the environment.
  • Assist the engineering teams by improving productivity in development integration and automation
  • Improve our knowledge base and provide thought leadership in development automation, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science or in “ STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 5 years’ professional experience in DevOps or build/release; OR Master’ s degree with 3 years of experience in DevOps or build/release
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
  • Significant experience with Linux/ Unix Operating systems and one or more scripting languages (e.g. bash, perl, python)
  • Significant experience working with Jenkins (including plugins) or other build automation tools such as Teamcity, AnthillPro, Ubuild/Udeploy or Bamboo.
  • Experience with bug tracking tools such as JIRA, Version One, Pivotal Tracker or any other similar tool.
  • Significant experience with one or more of the following: GIT, GitHub, SVN or Perforce
  • Significant experience in automation and scripting using Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SALT, Jenkins, Bash, CFEngine, etc. on Linux/*nix
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Artifactory, Nexus, or another artifact storage tool.
  • Experience with Build tools such as Maven, Gradle, Ant and/or other build tools
  • Experience with Embedded Ruby, Groovy or similar tools to develop and automate custom Modules.
  • Applied experience with modern application technologies and design patterns including Cloud infrastructure, distributed computing, horizontal scaling, and database technologies.
  • Experience with Databases like MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, RDS, Redshift etc.
  • Experience Deploying code on Cloud based Infrastructure like Private cloud (OpenStack, Bare Metal systems or VM based environments) or Public Cloud (Rackspace or AWS EC2 Instances or Google Cloud) or across Hybrid Cloud Environments.
  • Proven success working with and optimizing applications for large scale enterprise performance
  • Embraces technology trends that drive intelligent automation
  • Experience using containers like Docker based CI/CD approach.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[.Net Developer]]> Position Title: .Net Developer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for an experienced .Net Developer at our client in Bothell, WA.

Job Qualifications:
  • Degree in CS or related
  • 3+ years’ experience unit testing and mocking with C#
  • Agile development experience
  • ASP.Net MVC, Web API, SQL Server, NodeJS, and Git experience are musts
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery experience
  • SaaS experience is a big plus

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Junior Account Manager]]> Position Title: Jr. Account Manager

Position Description:  Protingent, Inc, a fast growing Technical Staffing firm in Bellevue, WA. is seeking a motivated Junior Account Manager to develop our growing client base of technology companies.

Position Responsibilities:
  • The main role of this job is to identify and partner with product development companies and assist with their project needs.
  • Daily activities will include both warm and cold calls, scheduling meetings and establishing value to clients through relationship building.
  • You will be required to seek out and gather details of client needs and coordinate fulfillment activities.
  • This position will also involve preparing and executing contracts and agreements. Daily maintenance and effective use of our online client database tools will be critical.
  • The  Junior Account Manager  will be expected to aggressively and effectively use Protingent' s methodologies to add value to our clients in the marketplace.

Position Requirements:
  • Associate or Bachelor’ s Degree in Communication or Liberal Arts
  • Candidate should be a tenacious self-starter.
  • 2-4 years sales experience plus a proven track record of establishing accounts and maintaining strong sales growth.
  • Prior experience in technical sales, business to business sales, or staffing experience a plus.
  • Technical aptitude a strong plus.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Data Engineer 2 ]]> Position Title: Data Engineer 2  

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA.  

Responsibilities:
  • Help define and drive roadmap for delivery of usage analytics to business stakeholders
  • Work with product and business teams to understand data needs, provide in-depth analysis support and share associated business insights
  • Perform regular ad-hoc data querying and analysis to better understand customer behaviors including acquisition, engagement, conversion and retention
  • Gather, synthesize and interpret disparate quantitative information sources, develop meaningful insights and clearly disseminating to key stakeholders
  • Create and update regular reporting based on a variety of data sources
  • Understand, monitor, QA, translate, collaborate with business stakeholders to ensure on-going data quality

Required Skills:
  • At least 1+ years of Mobile and Web analytics exp.
  • Experience in a software product company working on SAAS related metrics and dashboards is strongly preferred.
  • A strong proficiency in querying and manipulating large data sets for analytical purposes using SQL-like languages Hive / Impala experience preferred)
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint Skills, including use of the PowerPivot add-in
  • Familiarity with big data platforms such as Hadoop and Amazon Redshift
  • Python knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau
  • Good attention to detail and ability to QA multiple data sources
  • Desired experience in developing and implementing a full range of analytic techniques resulting from the application of business analytics, statistical models, segmentation techniques, and optimization techniques

 

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Position Title:  Quality Engineer I

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire  opportunity with our client in Kent for a Quality Engineer I. 

 Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ yrs. of Regulated Quality Engineering Exp.    Aerospace, Automotive and Medical Regulated exp. all work well. QE' s  work on a variety of client  products.
  • Thrive in fast paced environment - Ideally folks with exposure to companies with 250 employees plus 
  • Some external customer facing experience is preferred.

Education:
  • Degree preferred but Certification also work fine (CQE, ASQ)

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Engineer - Connector Assembly]]> Position Title:  Manufacturing EngineerConnector Assembly

 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire  opportunity with our client in Kent for a Manufacturing Engineer ideally with thorough knowledge of connector assembly and filtered connector assembly manufacturing practices.

 

Job Description:
  • Provide primary engineering support for production with the development of engineering and production systems
  • Support drawing redlines (Engineering feedback to design) activity to support the design for manufacture activities
  • Coordinate, support and create production fixtures, custom tools, manufacturing instructions and form boards to facilitate production efficiency and control
  • Support development and improvement of key production processes such as molding, potting, fixture fabrication and part marking
  • Assist in setting up and sustainment of production flow in both cells and batch lines by coordinating time studies and definition of structured work flow 
  • Evaluate and propose acquisition of new tools, equipment and processes to aid in production efficiency and safety
  • Apply problem solving techniques such as 8D and FMEA to resolve manufacturing problems, product problems and field complaints to determine opportunities for improving manufacturing, product performance and field service
  • Analyze internal manufacturing performance metrics to identify and resolve manufacturing and business process problems
  • Conduct and/or participate in activities; such as Design and Process FMEA' s, Design of Experiments, Process/Product Capability Studies, Field Sales/Service Meetings, Marketing Studies, Product Liability Meetings, etc.
  • Interact directly with the customer on manufacturing-related topics
  • Perform analysis of internal production performance metrics for reporting and discussion in internal and external meetings
  • Interprets customer drawings, specifications and workmanship standards to develop a quote Bill of Material for customer assemblies requiring cost estimates
  • Performs complete technical assessment for each project quoted, determining tooling requirements and cost, testing requirements and adapters required, level of manufacturing data required (e.g. Manufacturing instructions, jigs, fixtures) and determines if further clarification and/or documents are required from the customer
  • Communicates design concerns, drawing errors, interpretation issues, and

Job Qualifications:
  • 3 years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Effectively communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a high pace and responsive environment
  • Able to lead cross-functional teams’ efforts and manage internal projects
  • Able to work in a fast-pace, ambiguous, rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent personal computing skills, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of or usage of 3D CAD Software (Pro/E or Solidworks) or AutoCAD
  • Highly adept with technical engineering drawings, specifications and other engineering documentation
  • Knowledge and of reflow ovens and oven profiles
  • Knowledge of electrical connector and EMI filtered electrical connector assembly and design
  • Support testing and reliability testing of EMI filtered connectors
  • Failure analysis techniques and troubleshooting of EMI filtered connector failures.

 

Education:
  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent. (i.e. Metallurgical, Industrial, Electrical, Quality or Mechanical)

 

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

 

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Warehouse Logistics Manager]]> Position Title:  Warehouse Logistics Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire  opportunity with our client in Kent for a Warehouse Logistics Manager.

Job Description:
  • This role will have 2 direct reports and 70 indirect reports and handle shipping, receiving, and stockroom tasks.  Shipping is typically LTL domestic truck loads.

 Job Qualifications:
  • Previous Warehouse Logistics experience
  • 5 yrs. of previous Managing and Mentoring (Couching) of team. Experience  managing, mentoring and coaching 50+ Warehouse Associates – MUST HAVE.  
  • Familiarity with SAP or the like

Education:
  • Degree preferred but not required.

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer]]> Position Title:  Electrical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Seattle  Washington for an experienced  Electrical Engineer developing the next generation of the drone navigation and control systems.

Job Requirements:
  • Working alongside electrical and software engineers to integrate and validate custom control electronics.
  • Developing electronics and subsystems for the drone
  • Designing and building test fixtures for automated and semi-automated electrical testing.
  • Work well independently
  • Embrace iterative development process
  • Takes feedback and turns into positive results
  • Demonstrate strong sense of ownership to complete tasks timely
  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments

Job Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • 5+ years in Electrical Engineering designing and debugging analog and digital circuits
  • 5+ years designing printed circuit boards
  • 5+ years working with embedded microcontrollers
  • Hands on experience with basic lab tools, such as soldering irons, oscilloscopes, power supplies, spectrum analyzers, and similar.
  • Experience working with outside vendors to create prototype and production electrical assemblies
  • Altium design suite
  • Programming Languages: C
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited institution and 5 plus years relevant experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Mask Designer]]> Position Title: Mask Designer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

Required Skills:
  • 15+ years of mask design experience.
  • Experience with Serial Link (SERDES) or memory interface (DDR, LPDDR) layout design.
  • Experience with PLL, CDR, analog front-end, driver.
  • Familiarity with Samsung advanced processes (28nm and below) is a plus

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior FPGA Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior FPGA Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for a Senior FPGA Engineer at our client in Kent, WA.

Job Qualifications:
  • BSEE  required, MSEE desired
  • 10-15 years Electrical Engineering experience
  • FPGA programming, synthesis, and optimization using Xilinx Vivado Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
  • Writing synthesizable code and behavioral test benches using Verilog or VHDL
  • Instantiating Intellectual Property (IP) licensed from Xilinx and other vendors; including MicroBlaze, AXI, and H.264 Video/Audio Encoder IP Core
  • Video processing for Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV), Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs), and Organic Emitting Diode (OLED) displays
  • HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, 10GbE protocol, Ethernet switches, and 10 Gbps fiber transmission for audio/video (AV) processing
  • AV compression techniques used in FPGAs or custom ASICs. This includes H.264
  • Low Voltage Differential Signals (LVDS), V-By-One protocols and Embedded DisplayPort (eDP)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Buyer I]]> Position Title:  Buyer I

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire  opportunity with our client in Kent for an Entry level – teachable Buyer with One (1) or more years of progressive experience in purchasing is preferred.

Job Requirements:
  • Responsible for selecting, ordering, and coordinating materials or services for production, office, and/or staff requirements, basing selection on engineering and specifications, as well as driving continuous improvement regarding price, quality, service, delivery performance, and lead-times
  • Measures supplier performance and takes the appropriate steps to ensure improvement, including working the various plant functional areas and suppliers to reduce defective or unacceptable goods or services
  • Processes orders, change orders, order acknowledgements, RMAs, and other transactions daily using MRP system and related ancillary data sources/toolsets developed for this activity, including other databases and spreadsheets
  • Supports continuous improvement efforts of processes and documentation including AS9100
  • May conduct forecasting processes, supplier managed inventory, make-for-hold and other daily activities to meet internal and external customer requirements
  • Recommends or selects products for purchase through evaluation by testing, observing, or examining items to meet specifications. Estimates values according to knowledge of market price and conditions
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, engineering, and quality to acquire material in a cost effective and timely manner in order to manage delivery schedules
  • Determines optimal methods of procurement such as direct purchase, bid, supplier-managed inventory, make-for-hold, etc. in order to support organization and customer requirements
  • Investigates and resolves invoicing and freight issues with Accounting and other departments
  • Optimizes our supplier base by negotiating better terms and conditions with existing suppliers within budgetary limitations and scope of authority
  • Assists in maintaining appropriate inventory levels in order to meet operational requirements, while working with the rest of the Supply Chain Team members to meet the required company inventory goals
  • Maintains records and systems consistent with a professional approach to purchasing activities
  • Participates in process improvement activities including Kaizen, Lean/Six Sigma activities, or other special projects as assigned

 

 Job Qualifications:
  • Solid skills, which may include Sourcing, Supplier Quality, Contract Administration, Inventory Control, Supplier Selection and Technical Development, Transactional Management, attention to detail, and critical thinking and problem solving capability
  • Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement is preferred
  • Excellent negotiation and supplier interface skills
  • A team player that can relate to people at all levels of the organization and possesses excellent communication skills
  • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and a positive professional image
  • Ability to be flexible and able to function comfortably in a fast paced, constantly changing and ambiguous environment
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, suppliers, and employees. Portrays a positive and professional image. Ability to establish relations with a wide range of personalities, cultural backgrounds and educational levels
  • Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as percentages, ratios, and proportions to job-related situations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Solid knowledge of ERP systems; SAP MM and PP modules is preferred
  • Computer skills -- General MS-Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are mandatory; advanced skills in MS Office including MS-Access are beneficial

 


Education and Experience:
  • Two (2) year degree or equivalent experience is required. Bachelor' s degree from four-year college or university (Business, Supply Chain, or Technical) is preferred
  • One (1) or more years of progressive experience in purchasing is preferred. Cable and electronic component purchasing experience desired

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Privacy and Security Compliance Project Manager]]> Position Title:  Privacy and Security Compliance Project Manager

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Newark, CA.

Responsibilities
  • Help to coordinate our global privacy program framework for the legal department and to develop and manage internal controls relating to privacy and security legal frameworks.
  • Help to ensure appropriate policies and procedures are in place that set minimum standard for managing privacy-related risks.
  • Work on projects related to ongoing compliance with data protection and privacy laws, and related requirements
  • Establish and manage tools for documenting and tracking compliance with our global legal obligations, including data impact assessments.
  • Coordinate internal and external audits of our privacy systems and procedures.
  • Assist in the development and deployment of trainings that highlight legal obligations and best practices
  • Be flexible and willing to work on projects in other areas.

Minimum Qualifications
  • B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent project or program management experience
  • 5+ years of experience in auditing, consulting, legal, or program management environments
  • Experience advancing multiple projects as a project manager
  • Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • Experience with project management practices, tools, and methodology
  • Ability to multitask effortlessly and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, manage projects and drive/achieve results, while working with minimal direction.
  • Security Compliance and Privacy Experience
  • CIPP Certification is desired

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - Mobile Developer]]> Position Title: Software Engineer - Mobile Developer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA.
  • MUST HAVE experience developing Mobile Apps development (both Android and iOS)
  • Research/Development on any of Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing or Bot frameworks
  • The job requires skills in both React.js and React Native, but it will be OK if the candidate only has experience with one of these, or it will be OK as long as they have a good attitude AND ready to adapt to any technology
  • Sencha is good to have, but not required.
  • Proficiency with implementing REST web services and JSON.
  • Ability to switch between different technologies in a short period of time is a big plus.
  • Well-developed analytical skills.
  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Familiarity with working in a PaaS environment (like force.com) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Amazon IaaS is a plus.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[HW Test Engineer 1]]> Position Title:  Hardware Test Engineer  

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Hardware Test Engineer 1:

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will perform electro-optical display testing of tablet-class devices by using automated optical measurement test equipment and writing and maintaining scripts for automated test instrumentation. The tasks involve using optical test set-ups such as hard/soft mounts, operating instrumentation, and following instructions to reprogram display driver boards and load OS and UEFI codes. The job also includes troubleshooting displays and test set-ups, and logging, analyzing, and summarizing data. The candidate should expect to work with minimal supervision. Availability to provide after-hours support when required is a plus.

Job Requirements:
  • Minimum AA/BS in Physics, Engineering, Optics, or similar field.
  • 1-2 years or more experience in hardware testing/electronics debugging.
  • Programming and automated test platforms (e.g. C++, C#, VB.NET, LabView).
  • Basic electronic skills (read schematic drawings, understand and troubleshoot circuit diagrams, simple hardware modifications).
  • Computer skills (WinOS, MS Office).
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with electronic displays and display optical measurement equipment (imaging colorimeters, spectroradiometers, integrating spheres, optical detectors and components, oscilloscopes).

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Oracle Apps DBA]]> Position Title: Oracle Apps DBA

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA. Looking for an Oracle Apps DBA with Primavera applications suites Oracle EPPM experience

Required Skills:

Candidates with 5-6 years’ experience of Apps DBA functions in Oracle Primavera ( 16X) applications suites Oracle EPPM, Primavera Gateway & Oracle Apps EBS, Middleware and DB Administration 11g/12c.
  • Candidate must have worked in 24x7 production environments.
  • Good understanding of Oracle Database 11g/12c
  • Good understanding of Oracle Weblogic 11g/12c.
  • Good Understanding of EBS 12.2
  • Good Linux skills with knowledge about LBR, DNS, Firewall, AD etc.
  • Upgrade experience from Primavera 16.x to Higher would be ideal .
  • Exposure to Primavera User management, Client Installs would be a plus
  • Experience in integrations to EBS, P6 analytics are added advantage.
  • Exposure to scripting languages like Chef and Python will be an advantage.

In addition to technical talent, we look for the following candidate attributes:
  • Aptitude for complex problem solving and provide guidance to the team on methodical solving.
  • Working effectively without being supervised. Thinking proactively to anticipate and prevent issues, outages for customers.
  • Lead cross-team interactions / collaboration.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Security Analyst, Vulnerability Management]]> Position Title: Security Analyst, Vulnerability Management

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities:  
  • Triage incoming software, systems, and infrastructure vulnerabilities on a daily basis.
  • Research and reproduce vulnerabilities and the ideal way to mitigate them.
  • Proactively update service and system owners of potential vulnerabilities and work with them on resolution.
  • Configure internal tooling to automate repetitive manual process Create security tasks from different programs and work with security engineers and engineering teams to classify and fix security bugs.
  • Capture metrics and use data to measure impact and drive internal improvements.

Required Skills:
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Basic understanding of information security principles.
  • Experience with infrastructure technologies, system administration, vulnerability management and/or network security.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills, detail oriented & organized approach, excellent communication, developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and simultaneous projects in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a tech field and understanding of web application architectures
  • Experience with security tools such as vulnerability scanners (Nessus, Qualys, Nexpose)
  • Experience working in a web/tech company is highly desirable.
  • Experience with query languages and data visualization tools (i.e. tableau)

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Engineer]]> Position Title: DevOps Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA. We’ re looking for a DevOps Engineer with Enterprise software deployment experience.

Required Skills:
  • Inviting candidates with 3-4 years’ experience as a DevOps Engineer with experience around deploying custom software using Chef and Python.
  • Good at packaging enterprise software and deploying infrastructure as code.
  • Bachelor’ s in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years in industry experience
  • Solid experience writing software in Python  and also packaging enterprise software Knowledgeable about CI/CD concepts: Jenkins, Nomad, Travis CI Strong professional background testing under Linux/Unix Extensive knowledge of Jenkins and Jenkins API Experience with Git and Jenkins Chef and Ruby experience Open to learn and Automate upgrades, Patching, cloning of Oracle Primavera application  or similar enterprise softwares .
  • Maintained and improved automation infrastructure jobs and workflows Should also be open to learn and support enterprise software like Primavera production software Experience automating deployment on Databases like MySQL or any other DB would be preferred

Nice to Have:
  • Knowledge of Apache Spark clustering, HDFS Prior experience administering Enterprise  systems or databases preferably oracle will be a plus

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[QA Automation Engineer]]> Position Title: QA Automation Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Fremont, CA.
  • Functional – 40 %
  • Automation – 60 %

Required Skills:
  • Solid experience in automation using one or more of the following languages:  Java, JavaScript/Type Script or Python (Preferably Python)
  • Proficient in designing/creating frameworks
  • Strong knowledge in one or more tools Webdriver / Appium or WebdriverJS
  • Strong Understanding of REST and demonstrated experience with web services APIs testing/automation
  • Very good experience in using open source tools like Git, stash and Jenkins
  • Good experience with Protractor, BDD (e.g Cucumber, Jasmine), Continuous Integration (e.g., Jenkins, Hudson) or Delivery
  • Basic knowledge of unit testing using tools like TestNG, JUnit
  • Debugging distributed systems and applications
  • Clear understanding of the product development cycle, technical requirements and project management
  • Strong understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and programming practices
  • Testing Manufacturing Applications or Exposure to Manufacturing Process will be an added advantage

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior SQL Server DB Developer / Admin]]> Position Title: Senior SQL Server DB Developer / Admin

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA. Building a data integration platform where ETL is used to create data warehouse DB. We are looking for a Senior SQL Server DB Developer/Admin who would focus mostly on optimizing the foundation of our current SQL Server environment. They will be working towards consolidating and improving the existing packages and processes to help stabilize the foundation and scale fast and efficiently.

Required Skills:
  • At least 10 years of IT industry experience with Microsoft SQLServer, Integration Services (SSIS), Reporting Services (SSRS) and Analysis Services (SSAS) environments.
  • Utilized T-SQL in a daily basis in creating customs view for data and business analysis.
  • Excellent knowledge in creating Databases, Tables, Stored Procedure, DDL/DML Triggers, Views, User defined data types, effective functions, Cursors and Indexes using T-SQL.
  • Experience in Creating and Updating Clustered and Non-Clustered Indexes to keep up the SQLServer Performance.
  • Hands on experience in performance tuning, query optimization, and database optimization.
  • Expertise in solving dead Locks/Long running queries using Performance Monitor and SQLProfiler.
  • Having good knowledge on creation and scheduling of T-SQL jobs and Expertise with job scheduling using SQL Server Agent to perform hourly/daily/nightly updates.
  • Dealt with large relational datasets, worked on performance tuning of queries, stored procedure, SSIS packages
  • Non-Legacy Application (SFDC, Service Now etc.) integration with SSIS is a bonus
  • Team player, self - motivated, ability to learn new skills rapidly and perform multitasking.
  • Ability to implement best practices in various projects.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Sr. Software Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Newark, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Write well structured, solid, code for our desktop application suite
  • Drive innovation, particularly in the areas of broadcasting, self-streaming
  • Participate in code reviews and help with architectural code decisions.
  • Produce good documentation, excellent quality and well tested code.
  • Generate ideas, participate in peer reviews and coach junior team members

Position Requirements:
  • 5+ years of strong software design & development experience in C++
  • Experience of working with cameras, microphones and broadcast tech
  • Relevant work experience, including hands-on software development experience for PC/Device hardware a major plus
  • Fluent in Windows (C++/Win32/Visual Studio)
  • Boost, OpenSSL, QT knowledge is a plus.
  • Familiarity with game engines is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • Passion for PC gaming
  • Detail oriented with the ability to keep track of multiple issues simultaneously
  • BS/BA in Computer Science or equivalent technical field
  • Presentation and public speaking skills a plus

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Design Verification Engineer]]> Position Title: Design Verification Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Diego, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing of test benches in UVM methodologies
  • Calling c model function using DPI from test bench
  • Developing random test bench
  • Work with RTL designers, system architects and block level verification engineers to develop top level verification requirements and test plans based on specifications.
  • Develop, maintain and publish verification specifications
  • Analyze and debug simulation failures
  • Generates code coverage and functional coverage report
  • Run gate level simulation and debug them
  • Developing scripts for simulation and regression flow

Skills/Experience:
  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in Verification with a leading chipset company is a primary requirement
  • Strong knowledge with ASIC Simulation Tool & Verification Language: all sign-off simulators like Incisive and VCS, and waveform viewer like Verdi
  • Fluent in verification methodologies such as UVM, HVL languages such as System Verilog,
  • Knowledge of OOP is required
  • Knowledge of perl or python is must
  • Strong problem solving skill to quickly identify

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Modify and configure U-Boot boot loader to support various ARM SoC based platforms
  • Create and modify device drivers in U-Boot to provide Board Support.
  • Create test suites for production and validation to stress U-Boot for reliability and stability.
  • Interface with U-Boot community and upstream the code changes to open source.

Required Skills:
  • Required to have open source experience for U-Boot firmware stack
  • Familiar with ARM based micro controller and firmware structure.
  • Familiar with U-Boot firmware stack
  • Strong scripting capability with php, python or perl.
  • Strong coding ability with Assembly and C
  • Familiar with latest server architecture and components
  • Strong trouble shooting and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Create and modify Kernel configuration and device drivers for ARM based SoC.
  • Work on bringing up Yocto Linux and test Kernel/OS functionality.
  • Create test suites to stress OS/Kernel functionality and stability after changes.
  • Interface with Linux community and upstream the changes to open source.

Required Skills:
  • Education: BS in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years relevant experience.
  • Required to have open source community experience for Linux kernel.
  • Familiar with ARM based micro controller and firmware structure.
  • Familiar with Linux kernel and device driver model
  • Strong scripting capability with php, python or perl.
  • Strong coding ability with C
  • Familiar with latest server architecture and components
  • Strong trouble shooting and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[SDE 2]]> Position Title:  SDE 2 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  SDE2:

Job Description: Develop software programs of a complex nature, including operating systems, applications, and/or network products which may be for external customer use. Design and perform analysis on moderately complex programs and systems. Contribute to the development of processes and methodology. Assist in the development of assignments and schedules.

Job Qualifications:
  • 2+ years work related experience.
  • Relevant technical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • May need advanced knowledge of programming languages and/or development tools in one area, and moderate level skills in multiple areas.
  • Bachelor' s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field, Master' s degree may substitute for a portion of the related experience, or equivalent work experience/training.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[System Engineer, Monitoring]]> Job Title: System Engineer, Monitoring

Job Responsibilities: 
  • This position is responsible for owning, maintaining and administering our various monitoring toolsets (including but not limited to Zenoss, Graphite, Grafana) and working with support teams to help define and build out appropriate monitoring strategies that support our corporate and global service offerings.
  • Analyzes data collected to learn about the performance of current infrastructure, applications and services as well as monitoring new technologies.
  • Provides tuning to existing monitors by identifying trends, oddities and potential bottlenecks and triggering thresholds or actionable alerts.
  • Gathers requirements and collaborates with other engineering teams around application integration with monitoring tools through the build out of analytics (reporting), visualization (dashboards), and alerting (correlation).
  • Advocate to the business on monitoring concepts and capabilities and how to use these systems.
  • Provides on-call support of our monitoring toolsets.
  • Administers monitoring applications and tools sets and takes ownership of performance, availability and capacity planning.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new technologies and provides a roadmap for future monitoring capabilities.
  • Assists with planning and executing disaster recovery solutions and business continuity planning for our monitoring tools.
  • Ensures support documentation is current for system configuration of our monitoring tools.
  • Provides technical guidance and training to the NOC staff around monitoring solutions and reviews monitoring tasks completed.

Job Requirements: 
  • 5+ years’ experience in systems administration with UNIX/Linux based operating systems.
  • 5+ years’ experience with mainstream, centralized, enterprise-class monitoring systems such as BMC, Nagios, or SolarWinds.
  • Strong scripting knowledge (may include Python, Javascript, Bash, Perl, and PowerShell).
  • Familiar with web application architecture.
  • Familiar with HTTP and UDP protocols.
  • Familiar with Splunk, SQL, and/or metrics (Statsd, Prometheus, CollectD, InfluxDB, CloudWatch) knowledge a plus.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information  Technology, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Design Engineer]]> Job Title: Software Design Engineer

Job Description:  Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments. Reports observations/problems clearly and concisely, recognizing and highlighting specific deviations and presents possible solutions. Develops system level design strategies and may lead design, development, testing & refinement of components and sub-systems. Development follows Invent It, Make It, Sell It procedures. Usually works with minimum of supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. May be assisted by Design Engineer. Under general supervision, plans, conducts and supervises assignments. Reviews progress and evaluates results. Recommends changes in procedures and processes. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision. Guide and direct design engineers and senior design engineers in the same project. Fundamental understanding of IPC and IEC requirements as well as ISO organization related to electrical. Perform formal risk analysis and develop software mitigations. SW build, change control, and development/test process improvement. Development of research prototypes used to evaluate new product concepts. A desire to deliver a quality and innovative product that improves lives. Contribute to the definition and specification of future designs. Own/Support all phases of the product development lifecycle including design, implementation, debug, verification, validation, and transfer to manufacturing.

Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field. M.S. in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years experience.
  • Experience with designing software products in an FDA or other regulated industry.
  • Familiar with concepts of design input, design output, traceability, and risk analysis.
  • Able to debug software and hardware/schematics at higher level using logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, and simulators.
  • Experience in concurrent cross-platform development preferred.
  • Demonstrates mastery in system level software (drivers, RTOS, and test applications) in embedded environment.
  • Expertise in debugging embedded systems without or with little emulator support. Understands product development processes including: Change Control & Design Control. Software Development Life Cycle .
  • Fluent in: C/C++, Object Oriented Coding, Windows Embedded Agile Testing Tools: CodeWarrior,
  • Perforce or similar, Doxygen, LabView, Matlab, Microsoft Visual Stud.
  • Knowledge in embedded system design required.
  • Understand integration of software and hardware required.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Eagerness to assist internal and external customers. Possess attention to detail. Must be able to work with minimal supervision

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Design Engineer]]> Position Title:  Software Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Design Engineer:

Job Requirements: Responsible for the design, modeling, development and testing of a machine, structure or system. Develops functional requirements. Understands and applies standard engineering principles. Creates simulations and prototypes to evaluate preliminary designs and test how a machine, structure or system operates. Designs and tests components, and integrates components to produce final product. Monitors quality of products and controls the efficiency of processes. Evaluates a design' s overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety. Investigates root causes of failures to maintain quality and recommend improvements.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Engineering Technician]]> Job Title: Engineering Technician

Job Description:  The Engineering Technician reports directly to the Engineering Manager. The purpose of this position is to support electrical and mechanical engineers by assisting with schematic and mechanical drawings, bills of materials, and engineering change orders.

Job Requirements:
  • Maintenance and archiving of Solidworks drawings
  • Maintenance and archiving of Orcad schematic drawings
  • Maintenance and archiving of product bills of material
  • Creation of engineering change orders within the company’ s Oracle ERP system
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

Job Qualifications: 
  • Experience with schematic capture and using EDA tools such as OrCAD
  • Experience with mechanical design tools such as Solidworks, Autocad and EPDM drawing vault
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the following areas:
    • Parts creation in CAD and materials management system
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong project and time management skills
  • Ability to set up and perform tests of products under development

Physical  Requirements:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand/or sit.  The employee frequently, uses hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, squat, turn/twist, reach and talk, hear, and smell.
  • The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 10 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Design Engineer I & II]]> Position Title:  Electrical Design Engineer I & II   

Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Lynnwood for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer (level I & II)

Position Description:

Utilize extensive knowledge of industry standard cable assembly design and manufacturing practices to develop and maintain cable assembly designs in accordance with requirements and customer specifications.

Job Duties:
  • Interpret customer requirements, specifications and workmanship standards to develop cable assembly designs when requested by customers
  • Responsible for creating 2D drawings including cable assembly layouts, schematics and/or wiring diagrams and Bill of Materials 
  • Select appropriate components (interconnects and wire) based on customer interface, specifications, and regulatory requirements
  • Will be required to design cable assemblies from information from customer’ s 3D CAD models
  • Fully understand client’ s production capabilities and data requirements. Able to communicate professionally with customer personnel
  • Act as external liaison working at customer’ s site. Coordinate customer technical activities with internal  sales personnel and Manufacturing & Product engineers
  • Process Engineering Change Documents and drawing updates when necessary to provide resolutions to customer design changes, drawing corrections and enhancements
  • Coordinate with  Product Engineering personnel to ensure technical assessment is completed for each design project that the client  is manufacturing
  • Provide support to production engineers and process engineers for cable assembly designs in production
  • Provide customer technical contacts with onsite technical support involving industry standards, military specifications, design assistance,  production capabilities and material requirements

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an aerospace cable assembly design environment required
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, CATIA, Solid WORKS and/or Pro E
  • Must be extremely proficient in MS Excel
  • Experience with Electrical Design of Commercial Aerospace Wiring Harness Design
  • Must have extensive knowledge of commercial aerospace regulatory requirements and general design requirements for aircraft wiring
  • Must have thorough understanding of components, processes, equipment, standards and terminology used in Aerospace cable assembly design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel, including customers is a must
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, ambiguous, and rapidly changing environment.
    Ability to multi-task; work on multiple projects
  • Excellent personal computing skills, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Thorough ability to read and interpret requirements documentation from a wide variety of customers
  • Ability and willingness to travel by air and auto throughout the USA and worldwide via Air (possess a Valid passport)
  • Manual dexterity used occasionally with repetitive finger motion
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision, the ability to identify colors, and ability to adjust focus

Education Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Manufacturing Engineering, B.S. Industrial Engineering, or equivalent and/or 5-10 years’ experience in a similar position.

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Data Engineer]]> Position Title: Data Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Apply proven expertise and build high-performance, scalable data warehouse application
  • Securely source external data from numerous global partners
  • Intelligently design data models for optimal storage and retrieval
  • Deploy inclusive data quality checks to ensure high quality of data
  • Optimize existing pipelines and implement new ones, maintenance of all domain-related data pipelines
  • Ownership of the end-to-end data engineering component of the solution
  • Collaboration with the program’ s SMEs, data scientists
  • Data Engineer will rotate on an On-Call shift as needed to support the team.

Required Skills:
  • 5+ years’ experience in data engineering, proven expertise of applying
  • 5+ DWH/ETL best practices
  • Proficiency in LAMP and the Big Data stack environments (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive)
  • Competence with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL)
  • Experience working with enterprise DE tools, ability to learn in-house DE tools quickly
  • Coding and scripting experience with Python, Java, PHP, SQL, CLI

 

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer in Wireless Communications]]> Position Title: Software Engineer in Wireless Communications

Position Description:
  • As a Software Engineer in Wireless Communications, you will be working with a team of talented engineers and responsible for the design and development of the WLAN and related protocols and the integration and test of driver software.
  • This is a hands-on position with focus on the software function of product development. 
  • Work on the design and implementation of the WLAN stack and other protocol layers.
  • Integrate driver software into system software.
  • Conduct software architecture and participate in peer code reviews.
  • Create technical specifications, design documentation, and test plans, and participate in test and verification.
  • Apply standard design, development, and testing processes.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex software problems.
  • Continuously strive to make improvements and enhancements to the software.

Job Requirments:
  • 3+ years’ experience as a C/C++ software engineer.
  • Experience with software development in Linux/Android environment.
  • Experience with driver development for Linux/Android.
  • Experience with solving real-time embedded issues, including: threading, optimization, memory management, interrupt handling, etc.
  • Experience of wireless exposure, general understanding Bluetooth/Wifi, etc.
  • Knowledge or experience in the implementation of networking and WLAN protocols, such as TCP, UDP, IP, is desirable.
  • Ability to drive difficult issues to a successful completion.
  • Effective interpersonal, teamwork, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Diligent, detail-oriented, and willing to take initiative and handle assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • BS or MS (preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science. 

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Engineer:

Follows company software development lifecycle to design, code, configure, test, debug, and document system and application programs. Assists in preparing technical design specifications based on functional requirements and analysis documents. Reviews functional requirements, analysis and design documents and provides feedback. Collaborates with other development staff to achieve quality and consistency. Participates in architecture, design and code reviews. . Develops and maintains operational and system level documentation.

Experience working in a regulated industry is a must. Real-Time Operating System development experience is strongly preferred, as is working experience in QNX and Qt. Experience in trouble shooting embedded system software using appropriate debug tools is also required. Primary focus is toward User Interface software development & integration.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Engineer:

Follows company software development lifecycle to design, code, configure, test, debug, and document system and application programs. Assists in preparing technical design specifications based on functional requirements and analysis documents. Reviews functional requirements, analysis and design documents and provides feedback. Collaborates with other development staff to achieve quality and consistency. Participates in architecture, design and code reviews. . Develops and maintains operational and system level documentation.

Experience working in a regulated industry is a must. Real-Time Operating System development experience is strongly preferred, as is working experience in QNX and Qt. Experience in trouble shooting embedded system software using appropriate debug tools is also required. Primary focus is toward User Interface software development & integration.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Engineer:

Follows company software development lifecycle to design, code, configure, test, debug, and document system and application programs. Assists in preparing technical design specifications based on functional requirements and analysis documents. Reviews functional requirements, analysis and design documents and provides feedback. Collaborates with other development staff to achieve quality and consistency. Participates in architecture, design and code reviews. . Develops and maintains operational and system level documentation.

Experience working in a regulated industry is a must. Real-Time Operating System development experience is strongly preferred, as is working experience in QNX and Qt. Experience in trouble shooting embedded system software using appropriate debug tools is also required. Primary focus is toward User Interface software development & integration.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior RF Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior RF Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redwood City, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering; combination of BS degree and/or equivalent years of experience may be substituted for education requirement
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience; with medical device experience preferred.
  • Design and development of class III implantable Neuromodulation system components.
  • Provide creativity while solving complex problems without known solutions.
  • Works on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
  • Designs, runs, and gathers data for experiments. Participates in the design of new test methods and procedures.
  • Significantly self-directed. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. (Recommendation of assignments is often self-initiated.)
  • Applies technical principles, theories and concepts, in addition to developing new development principles and concepts towards the solution of complex technical problems and provides solutions which are innovative and ingenious.
  • Proactively identifies areas of developmental risk and communicates these to management accordingly.
  • Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and directing engineering development or a number of small projects with many complex features, utilizing internal and external resources.
  • Contributes to the intellectual property base of the Company via active communication of new concepts to management.
  • Works in accordance with quality system procedures and actively enforces its objectives
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.
  • Requires the ability to travel approximately 10% of the time throughout the United States and internationally.

Qualifications:
  • RF simulation tools (Ansys HFSS desired)
  • Implanted and body-worn antenna design
  • Benchtop RF measurements
  • Design and fabrication of RF measurement fixtures
  • Specification, evaluation, and measurement of RF materials
  • Anechoic chamber RF measurements
  • PCB design for RF signals and matching networks
  • FCC part 15 regulations
  • Link budgets, propagation and fading models
  • Telemetry for implanted medical devices
  • RF testing in human body phantoms
  • FDA regulations for implanted radios

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - HMI]]> Position Title: Software Developer

Position Description: Our client is seeking a Software Developer to join their team in Bothell

Job  Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent
  • 2-5+ years’ experience developing software applications with C++
  • 1-2 years’ experience with graphical development tools such as Qt
  • Excellent software debugging skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience working directly with customers
  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems like QNX and Multi-Threaded environments
  • Understanding of UML state-charts

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[HW Test Engineer 3]]> Position Title:  Hardware Test  Engineer  

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Hardware Test  Engineer:

We are looking for someone to do power testing of devices. This involves running test cases and measuring power with DAQ equipment. Requirements: - Understanding of voltage, current, power, resistance, and how to measure accurately. - Understanding of factors that can affect accurate power measurements of a computer system. - Proficiency with Python and Powershell scripting, for maintenance and enhancement of the automation environment. - Ability to analyze results for goodness and root-cause issues, whether they are in HW, FW, OS, app, or test. - Passion for making a quality product.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Web Developer - Jenkins and RestAPI]]> Position Title:  Web Developer - Jenkins & RestAPI

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.
  • Design and implement Rest API for established automation platform for Jenkins server to manage all test activities
  • Design and implement Jenkin plugin to allow Jenkins server to communicate internal test automation platform via customized Rest API
  • Support on-going QA, release and deployment process for internal web based automation platform

Job Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering
  • Must have 3+ years’ experience in developing web applications using open source technologies
  • Must have 2+ years’ development experience with mainstream web frameworks: Django Rest Framework
  • Must have 2+ years’ experience with Jenkins plugin development using either Java or Groovy, also need have experience with either Maven or Gradle
  • Must have 2+ years’ development experience using Git:
  • Prefer to have JQuery, Vue experience
  • Prefer to have Postgre database development experience
  • Prefer to have experience in JavaScript, PHP, Golang
  • Prefer to have Laravel experience

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Campaign Generalist - Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Campaign Generalist – Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for a Software Engineer at our AAA title game studio client in Redmond, WA.

Job Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of development experience in the games (or related) industry
  • At least 2 years of professional C++ experience
  • Passion for creating amazing AAA game experiences
  • Experience working with large and complex tools and codebases
  • Good understanding of algorithms, performance, optimization and debugging
  • Good 3D Math skills (linear algebra and trig.)
  • Good game design sensibilities
  • Experience with LUA or similar scripting systems
  • Experience building design tools in the games (or related) industry

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Full Stack Web Developer]]> Position Title:  Full Stack Web Developer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA. 
  • Support on-going web solution development/sustaining for internal test automation platform.
  • Support on-going system administration and performance tuning to ensure the quality of service of web based platform
  • Support on-going QA, release and deployment process for internal web based platform

Job Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering
  • Must have 3+ years’ development experience in JavaScript, PHP, Python
  • Must have 3+ years’ development experience in Django Framework
  • Must have 2+ years’ development experience using JQuery
  • Must have 2+ years’ development experience using Git
  • Prefer to have Laravel experience
  • Prefer to have Vue experience
  • Prefer to have Golang development experience
  • Prefer to have Postgre database development experience

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr. SDET]]> Position Title:  Senior SDET 

Position Description: Our client  is looking to expand its Industrial Internet of Things development team. They  are looking for  Senior Software Development Engineers in Test to join a team implementing test systems for the software in their  industrial communications and remote access devices.

Come work for a company that thinks your work environment is important and provides a quiet office with a door, and plenty of desk space to fill with computers, instruments, and other gizmos to your heart’ s content. And as an added perk, you’ ll have frequent opportunities to win premium tickets to concerts, plays and sporting events.

You will be responsible for the creation of software test strategies and supporting test plans for Linux based industrial networking and communication products.  You will create tests and implement an automated test harness with supporting test scripts, as well as executing some manual tests. You will work side by side with the development team to develop test plans, test cases, and to isolate difficult technical problems.

Job Qualifications:

Candidates must be highly organized and have excellent communication and teamwork skills. Will be required to work effectively with developers to advocate for testable code and precise and testable product requirements. Candidate should have a basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking. They should be able to configure a router, and understand how data moves through the internet. A positive attitude and a willingness to learn are a must.

A minimum of 5 years’ experience developing test plans and testing embedded software platforms and applications is required. Additional experience testing user interfaces, and industrial communications protocols is highly desired.

Job Requirements:
  • Able to construct test plans, test cases, and automated regression test harnesses
  • Proficient in scripting languages and tools for PC, web, embedded Linux, and test system development
  • Expert-level programming in C#, C and/or C++
  • Linux based operating system and application testing experience
  • User Interface test development and automation
  • Able to set up hardware and network systems used to verify software
  • Familiar with automated testing and defect tracking tools
  • Able to interface with SQL databases
  • Excellent debugging skills; able to isolate defects to specific subsystems and find ways to reproduce them

Desired Experience:
  • Experience with cross-browser testing
  • Experience with cross-platform build environments
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’ s) and Industrial Automation applications
  • Berkeley sockets programming
  • Ability to work with hardware

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[PCB Designer]]> Position Title:  PCB Designer 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  PCB Designer:

Under minimum supervision and within tight schedules, designs and documents high density, highly complex multilayer printed circuits, flex circuits, and accompanying drawings within all applicable design guidelines. Additionally prepares documentation for mechanical descriptions of test fixtures and test systems.

Job Requirements:
  • Enter data required for printed circuit design revisions or simple printed circuits including mechanical, board outline, void areas, targets, schematic nodes, part shaper, hole or pad updates, special line widths, unique new requirements, etc.
  • Locate various parts observing part height restrictions, electrical sensitivity, inner layers, off-board access, off-board adjustment, connector placement, and other constraints.
  • Connect circuits using current computer aided design practices.  Monitor flow solder limitations, manufacturability improvements, and net list vs schematic continuity.  Perform detailed layout tolerance analyses.
  • Complete printed circuit board artwork, drill and trim, assembly, silk screen, panelizing, parts lists, and schematic drawings describing a printed circuit or flex circuit.
  • Understanding of IPC standards as they relate to PCB fabrication and assembly.
  • Resolve design problems by consulting with computer aided design vendor representative, other senior printed circuit designers or design supervisor.
  • Use computer tools to document fixtures and test systems including mechanical descriptions and text as appropriate.
  • Work with engineers, technicians, supervisor and outside vendors to understand projects and negotiate solutions to problems.
  • Report status of all assigned drawings to supervisor.  Responsible for time-to-complete estimates for all assigned drawings.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Job Qualifications:
  • Associate degree in applicable discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5 years drafting/design experience
  • Expert user in Cadence Allegro PCB
  • Knowledge of Cadence Allegro HDL/PCB CAD library architecture and management
  • Flexibility: ability to accommodate requirements specific to the client while maintaining library integrity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Patience
  • Customer-oriented

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Marketing Programs Manager]]> Position Title: Marketing Programs Manager    

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA. The Marketing Programs Manager will join a team responsible for forming and leading cross functional marketing teams to design, create, execute, and scale global marketing programs to drive consumer’ s preferences for 2 products. Specifically, the contractor role will focus on defining detailed program plans and execution strategies, ensuring successful program reviews, delivering programs on strategy, time, and budget, and capturing learnings from post mortems. This position is for a creative, strategic marketer with excellent execution and project management skills, impactful leadership and the ability to work effectively across functions, with senior leaders as well as individual team members. This position reports to the Director, Marketing Programs.

Responsibilities:
  • Drive creation and approval of detailed program plans which define program goals, budget, metrics, resources, timelines, deliverables, execution strategies and contingencies
  • Manage and lead cross functional teams to ensure successful execution of all assigned marketing programs on time, budget, and strategy
  • Escalate items that threaten to delay and or derail program goals and or timelines
  • Drive regular and consistent communication including program check-ins, dashboards and postmortem reports outlining quantifiable results, program analysis and recommendations
  • Be a point-of-contact for geo marketing teams and help facilitate timely communications among geo marketing, integrated marketing, and functional teams
  • Keep up-to-date on best practices and key learnings

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of seven years of marketing experience working within a global marketing organization with a focus on the management of B2C, B2B, and/or B2B2C marketing programs, promotions, campaigns and events
  • Proven track record in executing successful B2C campaigns or B2B and partner marketing programs
  • Proven track record in leading and working effectively with cross functional teams
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, relationship building, teamwork, and project management skills
  • Strong management and communication skills to facilitate meetings and articulate complex concepts
  • Proven experience finding creative ways to do more with less
  • A power user of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Apple Keynote
  • Bachelor’ s degree required

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Mechanical Engineer]]> Position Title:  Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Portland, OR.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Conceptual design, 3D modeling, Piece part and Assembly level drawings
  • Lead design engineer directing support personnel
  • Engineering project management
  • Vendor and internal department liaison
  • Develop product design schedules and cost estimates
  • Support engineering releases and revisions
  • Support development testing and validation
  • Analyze failures and recommend corrective action
  • Hands on prototype validation
  • Development of corporate engineering standards and processes
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

 
QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Advanced 3D CAD and mechanical design. Solidworks experience is essential
  • 10 years of advanced design of mechanical/ electro-mechanical assemblies
  • 5 years of senior product design experience
  • Lead project engineer experience
  • Knowledge of thermal / vibration/shock design
  • Basic structural and fluid dynamics
  • Basic thermal and airflow calculations
  • Design of Sheetmetal, Injection molding, Thermoform and Machined parts, Cable assemblies, PCB design
  • Develop test plans, fixtures and conduct testing (thermal, vibration, shock…)
  • Understanding of product design for outdoor and dynamic environments.  Military product design highly desirable
  • Familiar with Mil-Std-810, Mil-Std 461
  • Working knowledge of fasteners, press-in hardware, adhesives and  assembly methods
  • Knowledge of materials (aluminum, plastics, copper …) and finishes (anodizing, painting, plating…)
  • Experience with cable harnesses, wiring and cable management products
  • Knowledge of UL requirements for safety of electronic assemblies. Wire size, wire type, terminals and crimping requirements, electrical terminations
  • Strong engineering skills with internal team project management duties
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project related duties
  • Ability to determine/initiate tasks and manage/direct workload within the department
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and implement solutions quickly
  • Conduct internal design reviews and interface directly with customer and internal departments regarding product requirements and details
  • Hands on involvement with manufacturing group evaluating prototypes of new products and implementing improvements in the design for manufacturability
  • Ability to work with component vendors and outside manufacturing contractors to resolve process and design issues
  • Knowledge of Bill of Materials structure and documentation standards (ANSI Y14.5)
  • Check engineering drawings and evaluate tolerances
  • Create assembly and part drawings
  • Proficient with Microsoft suite of applications: Excel, Project, PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Network Engineer]]> Position Title:  Network Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Portland, OR.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
  • Work with internal and external stake-holders to prototype, test and refine the networking centric portions of our product design
  • Work with Software and Systems Engineering to integrate network designs with Software to exercise existing capabilities and define new features
  • Test and troubleshoot hardware, software and networking for products
  • Develop BOMs for  product and submit NFR request to manufacturers
  • Setup, operation and maintenance of our networking lab environment
  • Define and implement procedures/scripts for configuration and testing of systems
  • Occasional “ Tier 3” support
  • Occasional customer engagements to demonstrate or deploy  technology
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS REQUIRED:
 
  • 5+ years in system administration and network engineering, required
  • B.S. in IT, CS, or equivalent experience, required
  • Experience with multiple VPN implementations, both site-to-site and remote access, required
  • Experience with PKI and certificate based authentication, required
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and Windows Server, required
  • Experience with PC hardware and troubleshooting, required
  • Experience with Networking Devices required (Switches, Routers and Firewalls)
  • Experience with Cisco IOS and ASA devices, required
  • CCNA or ability to attain CCNA, required
  • CCNP (R+S, Security, Wireless, or UC), strongly desired
  • Experience with VMware Vsphere (ESXi), strongly desired
  • Experience with other network equipment vendors (Palo Alto, Aruba, Riverbed, etc.), strongly desired
  • Experience with any network management applications such as:  SolarWinds, SNMPc, What’ s Up Gold, strongly desired
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present complex technology to technical and non-technical customer audiences
  • Independent Professional that can perform job assignment with limited supervision
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Mechanical Engineer]]> Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Wilsonville, OR

Responsibilities:
  • Develop  innovative designs that meet or exceed customer' s requirements and expectations.
  • Prepare  design concepts in a team environment.
  • Prepare  accurate cost estimates for equipment in the concept stage of development.
  • Lead extended design team, monitor  and coordinate  all aspects of the design process - mechanical layouts, details, assemblies, and control system concepts.
  • Select  cost effective, reliable design components and coordinate  with purchasing for timely delivery.
  • Coordinate  development and maintenance of accurate bills of materials.
  • Provide  technical direction and problem resolution during assembly and start-up.
  • Design and detail component parts and assemblies to meet the specific needs of each internal department and design intent specifications.
  • Create 2D drawings and Bills of Materials (BOMs) for system release.
  • Perform Self Check and Peer Review of drawings and BOMs prior to release to ensure accuracy.
  • Execute revisions to BOMs and drawings per redlines and feedback from Manufacturing and Engineering.
  • Analyze tolerance stacks of assemblies for capability of assembly and fabrication.
  • Active member of development team willingness to work with other internal and external customers.
  • Hands-on involvement and desire to verify fit and function of design intent.

Qualifications: 
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to use CAD systems such as  SolidWorks  to create drawings highly desired.
  • Ability to use PC’ S to do conventional word processing, navigate the Internet, and utilize internal systems for drawing access, component tracking, email, etc.
  • Ability to perform from oral or handwritten instructions.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Physical capabilities include sitting, standing, walking, talking,  hearing, bending, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 20 lbs.

Education and Experience:
  • BSME or MSME
  • A minimum of 8  years of recent machine design  and project management experience.
  • Must have machine control systems and experience with pneumatic systems
  • 3D solid modeling CAD expertise (SolidWorks or  AutoDesk  Inventor) with application of GD&T principles

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Application Security Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Application Security Engineer

Position Description: You' ll work closely with the technology organization and partners to evaluate the design and implementation of our product offerings, help create innovative security solutions for our products, and educate  teams on secure application development and emerging threats. In addition, you will create new tools, conduct industry-leading research, and solve challenging technical problems on the forefront of application security. Perhaps most importantly, you will contribute to a high-impact SDL revamp and change the way Engineering teams approach security. 

Job Requirements:
  • Serve as a subject-matter expert and generate technical content for the documentation of security guidelines for all security functions supporting Engineering, which are central to the SDL program' s success.
  • This is not a " technical writer" role: it is an engineering role that is focused on ensuring that we are developing sound technical guidance through content and correct self-service information that will inform our threat modeling automation.
  • Perform black-box penetration testing and code reviews of our flagship services, product offerings and partners' apps.
  • Guide the technology organization' s security and privacy initiatives by participating in design reviews and threat modeling.
  • Participate in our incident response and vulnerability remediation efforts.
  • Perform cutting-edge applied research on new attacks and present new findings to both internal and external audiences.
  • Evaluate application security tools for internal consumption. Develop new automation and tooling to improve our detection and prevention capabilities.

Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. / M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear and comprehensive technical security content.
  • 5+ years work experience in an application security role.
  • In-depth experience identifying and protecting against web application and web service security vulnerabilities including those found in the OWASP Top 10 and CWE Top 25.
  • Relevant experience in several of these languages:  Haskell, Scala, Spark, React, Kafka, Mobile iOS/Android)
  • Solid knowledge of the browser security model, crypto, and network security.
  • Attacker mindset: Passion for breaking all the things unbreakable.

Bonus Points:
  • Contributions to the security community such as research, public CVEs, bug-bounty recognitions, open-source projects, and blogs or publications.
  • Familiarity with security tools such as static analysis, runtime analysis.
  • Experience in Linux OS or AWS security role
  • In-depth experience identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities in applications and operating systems

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Network Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Network Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA.   In this role, you’ ll be responsible for all aspects of our production networking infrastructure, including layer 2 and layer 3 switching, routing, internet connectivity, and IPSEC VPN solutions.
  • Network security devices including high-end firewalls, intrusion protection systems, and other security related technologies.
  • Implementing and Designing tools that help us better monitor, deploy and configure our global environment.
  • Monitoring, analyzing and reporting on network and system capacity utilization and future trending
  • Collaborating closely with Workday’ s Security organization ensuring compliance with all audits and policies
  • And last, but not definitely not least, overhauling our existing datacenters and deploying multi-site VPN, MPLS, traffic aggregation, WAN optimization and continuing to improve our intra datacenter communications!

Requirements:
  • Large scale web operations in  Software-as-a-Service  or Consumer Web
  • 5+ years supporting industry standard Network & Security infrastructure using Juniper, Cisco, Appliances etc.
  • Familiarity with BGP, OSPF and other relevant networking protocols
  • Knowledge of automated configuration management, application tuning and global Internet performance.
  • Experience designing solutions that are guided by and compliant with industry standard audit and compliance standards such as PCI, ISO27001, and SAS70
  • Good verbal & written communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and organizations.
  • Deep expertise in designing, building, operating, and troubleshooting Linux/Unix-based large scale Internet systems
  • Current Network or Security related industry certifications

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Additive Manufacturing Engineer]]> Position Title:  Sr. Additive Manufacturing Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.  You will be working with a team scientist and engineers to develop hearing aid technology and products. Activities will include all aspects of product development, including designing, generation of requirements, developing, prototyping, testing and documenting new designs, along with supporting their transfer to manufacturing.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned as necessary):
  • Project leadership including developing project plans, determining resources, coordinating activities, providing direction to engineers and technicians and communicating project plans to cross functional team members. 
  • Design, fabricate, evaluate and document devices using additive manufacturing technologies
  • Prototype and qualify parts and assemblies using internal resources or external vendors.
  • Develop test methods, procedures and fixtures. Perform inspection and failure analysis.
  • Write and execute test procedures for product verification and validation.
  • Establish robust additive manufacturing processes
  • Actively contribute to engineering requirements specifications and risk assessment activities.
  • Train operators and engineers. Support manufacturing personnel.
  • Work in a fast paced dynamic environment

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience utilizing 3D printing, Geomagic Studio, 3Shape and Solidworks to produce custom hearing components.
  • Ability to solve problems using structured methods. 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent and 3+ years of experience
  • Able to interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • Working knowledge of Design Control methods.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and interact well with others.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Principal Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Principal Software Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct-hire opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.  You will be  responsible for overseeing internal and external software development activities.   The job also includes responsibility to ensure the design and development work is completed in compliance with the  Quality System.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned as necessary):
  • Leads design and development of all aspects of the fitting software 
  • The Principal Software Engineer will be involved in the full development lifecycle of software development including involvement in the strategic contribution to new ideas, providing high level technical mentoring and coaching to senior team members, attaining pre agreed schedules and offering software solutions to a complex level. 
  • Takes ownership of product subcomponents including functional specification, design, implementation and maintenance of software applications. 
  • Performs functional gain testing, correct programming, modifications and acoustical adjustments
  • Works with clinical team to support studies and create tools to aid studies

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.   The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering and/or in Computer Science required, Advanced degree MS desired.
  • Minimum of 7 years hearing-aid medical device product development experience with new and complex medical devices.
  • Project management skills.
  • Solid GUI experience preferred.
  • Software expert in C#/C++ and software architecture using .NET on Windows platforms.
  • Experience with gain prescription algorithms, data analytics and Cloud based applications.  
  • Demonstrated experience in managing internal and external development resources to achieve product development goals.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills, leadership skills and collaborative orientation.
  • Experience with HF design and developing regional localized versions

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[UI Developer 3]]> Position Title: UI Developer 3

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San

Responsibilities:
  • You will develop front-end solutions on our high impact web.
  • You will develop front end components, styling, and JavaScript for a WCMS AEM solution
  • You will be collaborating with a team of other front-end developers, designers, and backend engineers to come up with cutting edge Web solutions
  • You will be working within a fast-paced and dynamic working environment

Required Skills:
  • Strong web application development skills, very strong front end but ideally experience and interest in the full stack BS or advanced degree and 5 or more years of experience with web development
  • Expertise in HTML5, CSS3, object oriented JS, and JS frameworks for example, CanJS, Backbone, Angular.
  • Expertise with NODE, Grunt, LESS, SCSS and other related technologies.
  • Experience with JEE technology stack.
  • Expertise with developing for browser compatibility
  • Expert understanding the DOM, accessibility standards, and SEO
  • Experience with unit testing using Jasmine, PhantomJS, etc.
  • Web application development experience with JSP, Sling, servlets, XML is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Java web MVC frameworks such as Struts, JSF, etc. is a plus.
  • Experience with CMS technologies like Adobe AEM is a plus.
  • Knowledge of presentation, web, business and data access layers and their interactions.
  • Experience working with highly trafficked, scalable web applications.
  • Demonstrable understanding of all phases of the software development cycle.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to write clear design and technical specifications.
  • BS or advanced degree and 5 or more years of experience with web development

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr. ASIC/SoC Verification Storage Protocol Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr. ASIC/SoC Verification Storage Protocol Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA. We are currently looking for a Senior ASIC/SoC Verification Engineer. He or she will join a team of experts in researching and developing innovative data center/ cloud networking, storage, and compute ASIC/ FPGA and system solutions. The ideal candidate must have prior experience developing Verification architecture and design of leading edge networking, storage, embedded computing ASIC and/ or FPGA.

Responsibilities:
  • Verify internally developed RTL IP using 3rd party NVMe Verification IP
  • Develop NVMe Verification test suite to test internally developed RTL IP
  • Expertise in developing block level / system level verification environmen
  • Expertise to develop BFMs / Checkers / monitors / Scoreboards
  • Experience in developing block/system level verification plans and tests
  • Must have capability to debug test failures to find the root cause
  • Working experience in Simulation tools like Mentor Modelsim/Questasim, Synthesis tools, Coverage tools, and Regression tools
  • Working experience in IP/SoC verification using AMBA AXI, DMA, FIFO, etc modules
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like Perl, Tcl
  • Work with other hardware/ software architects developing one of a kind innovative FPGA prototypes, contribute to feasibility studies & developing solutions
  • Assist architects developing Linux/ Windows device driver, test and debug

Required Skills:
  • B.S., or M.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Prior Verification experience required
  • UVM verification experience highly desired
  • In depth expertise in PCIe interface technologies
  • In depth background in Verification development, debug, simulation, test bench creation and debug using relevant tools (Synopsys, Mentor, Cadence, or FPGA tools

Skills and Abilities
  • Must be highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to meet aggressive project deadlines in a team environment
  • Ability to work successfully with cross-functional teams, including coordinating across organizational boundaries and geographies.
  • Ability to create near term value within a strategic research environment

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Deployment Manager - MPK]]> Position Title:  Deployment Manager MPK

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

The Deployment Project Manager is responsible for driving the full cycle of design, scheduling and deployment of IT Equipment. This includes audio visual and video conferencing systems, printers, digital wayfinding, production events spaces, specialty demo spaces and more. The DPM partners with facilities and IT to ensure the effective deployment of innovative spaces that help drive collaboration and communication company wide. In addition, the project management component includes project leadership, planning, execution, control, financial responsibility and post-project review.

Responsibilities:

Leads the strategic design, procurement, deployment and commissioning of IT gear in Facebook office builds, including the verticals of: Video Conferencing, End-User IT equipment, Events production gear, Digital Wayfinding, and Specialized IT Systems Attend design build meetings & work collaboratively across organizations.

Project Management:
  • Regularly measures and monitors project progress to identify variances. Make needed corrections, including design drawings, timelines, scope, and standards Detailed financial tracking, including budget, purchase orders, invoices and variances
  • Accountable for providing the Project Sponsor and stakeholders with a routine status of the Builds project, actively communicating technical issues and risks, and minimizing the impact of these issues and risk Coordinates with Facilities, Engineering, and CorpNet on overall project timelines, dependencies, and risk/issues

Technical Design and Deployment:

Apply company  standards in determining the design, bill of materials, and drawings for new offices Use drafting software to markup architectural drawings with electrical symbols Consult with Design Engineering/SMEs for non-standard spaces Engage with third party vendors for hardware procurement, scheduling, and integration Project Manage onsite integration of IT equipment Remove roadblocks for technicians on site during deployment Perform testing and commissioning handovers with third party vendors

Required Skills:

Technical Qualifications:
  • 5 years of experience in managing multiple, complex, projects
  • 3+ years of project management experience preferred
  • 1 year of experience with CAD, Vectorworks or other drafting software Budget and Cost management experience Experience with construction drawings and schematics Experience with typical office technologies; Cisco, Polycom, Clear One, Crestron, Bi-Amp, HP, etc.
  • Comprehensive understanding of audio & video signal flow Basic understanding of networking

Interpersonal Qualifications:

Ability to work effectively across multiple teams in a time sensitive capacity Self-motivated & highly adaptable, able to work autonomously Excellent written and verbal communication skills Highly organized with strong attention to detail Excellent time management skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Javascript Developer 4]]> Position Title: Javascript Developer 4

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

Required skills:
  • These positions will require front-end Javascript coders. 
  • People who are familiar with Vue.js will be a big plus. Otherwise, if they have sufficient (at least 2 years) experience with React.js or Angular.js, they should be able to learn the Vue specifics fast enough. 
  • Unit tests as well as integration tests will use TestNG, so familiarity with that or something similar is a must.
  • 2-5 years previous experience
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Hardware Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Hardware Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Senior Hardware Engineer:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you want to be at the forefront of device test innovation? Do you have a passion to deliver new technology to customers? Are you seeking a unique career opportunity that combines both technical capabilities, as well as business insight? Are you committed to creating an environment where you can play a role in creating best in class manufacturing test solutions? Are you interested in working to deliver manufacturing test solutions that will receive high visibility?

The team is seeking a passionate, driven, and intellectually curious Senior Hardware Engineer to drive impact and deliver results in the world of Devices Manufacturing Test. The group is a core member in the Manufacturing, Supply Chain Organization, which is part of the devices group. The Group is responsible for developing tests for testing of all hardware devices. We develop partnerships with our internal hardware and software engineering and development teams and our third party external suppliers to deliver high-quality test solutions that delight our customers and deliver a fantastic experience.

Our Senior Hardware Engineer has an emphasis on Optics and is responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining world class test and measurement test stations used to bring iconic Devices to the Customer. Our Engineers use their deep industry and market knowledge while partnering with R&D teams to define and create test solution for all Products.  You must be a high energy, high impact individual with demonstrated ability to succeed in a dynamic business environment.  Successful candidates will build long lasting, strategic partnerships with our Partners and position for sustained success.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The candidate will create test station system designs meeting the performance and functional requirements of the overall system, optimizing Optical trade-offs and performance for best customer experience; work with the procurement team to evaluate and select contract supplier partners and then optimize test system designs based on fabrication and process capability of the selected partners.

NECESSARY EXPERIENCE:

• Demonstrated experience designing and delivering test solutions to production in consumer products • Experience working with Asian CM Suppliers
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to perform in a fast-paced product development environment
• 5+ years’ experience designing System Level Test Station Systems with an emphasis on RF and demonstrated knowledge of test tradeoffs to realize these solutions.
• Ability to develop test tools to characterize electrical, mechanical, and optical system level performance
• Willing to travel internationally up to 25%
• Hands on Experience in design of RF test stations
• Familiar with tolerance analysis using tools such as Zemax, Oslo, or Code V required

EDUCATION:

• An MS   in Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related degree and a minimum of 10 years industry experience
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS:

• Experience with all phases of PCBA and FCT Test Station Development
• Instrument design experience
• Deep RF SME Level Expertise: WiFi, LTE, BT, GPS
• Smart and Partner well with others

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Technical Writer]]> Position Title: Technical Writer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for a Technical Writer at our Redmond, WA AAA game studio client.

Job Qualifications;
  • A B.A./B.S degree in Computer Science, Computer Art, Technical Communications, or similar field.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in in creating software documentation for a technical audience
  • Comfortable reading Python and/or C# would be a plus
  • Experience with existing documentation software (i.e. SharePoint, Confluence, etc.).
  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[FPGA Engineer]]> Position Title: FPGA Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for an  FPGA Engineer at our Auburn, WA client.

Job Qualifications;

•           BSEE

•           8+ years of relevant experience

•           Demonstrated experience in FPGA design and prototyping

•           Working experience with Xilinx Virtex/Kintex devices and Vivado tools

•           Proficient with RTL design (VHDL/Verilog coding) and aggressive timing closure strategies

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Recruiting Coordinator]]> Position Title: Recruiting Coordinator

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for a Recruiting Coordinator at our Bellevue, WA client.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • 2+ years of experience as recruiting coordinator
  • Experience and comfort with Microsoft Office Suite and Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Customer-focused, detail oriented, and organized
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, nimble environment

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Firmware Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Firmware Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for a Senior Firmware at our Seattle-area client. This is a remote contract role.

Job Qualifications:
  • BSEE
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Assembly expertise
  • NXP  microcontroller expertise, specifically w/ 9S12GA240 is an absolute must
  • Bank switching expertise
  • Code Warrior is a plus

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Customer Firmware Engineer - NVMe Products]]> Position Title: Customer Firmware Engineer – NVMe Products

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

We are currently looking for a Customer Firmware Engineer contractor to join our team in San Jose, CA. We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated engineer to develop and support our cutting edge NVM Express SSD products.

Responsibilities:
  • Analyze, debug, and resolve firmware issues observed at domestic and international customer sites as well as at local and overseas development centers.
  • Triage and root cause system, driver, and device interoperability issues at customer sites.
  • Collaborate with core development teams to extract and analyze debug information and implement and deploy firmware patches.
  • Assist customers by running or inspecting their tests at onsite locations.

Background/ Experience:
  • BS in Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science, and 3 years of relevant experience in software or firmware or a MS Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science is required.
  • Have significant direct experience with drivers or firmware in a storage technology such as NVMe or PCIe, and SATA
  • Strong experience in C/C++ for embedded systems is required.
  • Hands on experience with UART/JTAG/ICE debuggers, firmware debugging and protocol analyzers, is preferred.

Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member, as part of a local and globally distributed team.
  • Good oral and written skills for communication and documentation of technical information
  • Open to frequent and possible extended domestic and/or international travel.
  • Is comfortable working in a multinational environment and understands how to leverage cultural diversity.
  • Ability to work well with internal and external customers

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr Electrical Engineer]]> Position Title:  Sr Electrical Design Engineer

Position Description:  Member of Research & Development engineering team developing board/system designs for next generation, or next iteration, of biomedical devices. This person will design and/or lead the design of complex electronic components and circuits to meet the product design requirements for new, or existing products. Work includes the design, fabrication, modification, test, and documentation of electronic components, circuits and systems for use in biomedical devices. Works under limited direct supervision in the application of standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques. Provides solutions to a variety of problems, demonstrates knowledge of current technical and recent advancements and contributes to the product design, or iteration, from planning and concept phase through verification/qualification. Works well as part of a cross functional team and provides technical support for the team to solve complex problems.

Job Requirements:
  • EMC to meet IEC 60601-1-2 4th edition standards. 
  • Execute electronic circuit and/or component designs of moderate to complex mixed signal circuits, including feasibility assessment, part selection, schematics, simulation, performing or guiding PCB layout, board bring-up & test, software integration, design for EMC and manufacturability (DFM). 
  • Recommends design modifications as indicated by analysis, test and usage. 
  • Independently determines and developes solutions to solve complex engineering problems. 
  • Utilize electronic lab test equipment, such as logic analyzers and oscilloscopes to debug circuit and system issues. 
  • Implements and/or reviews engineering documentation of high complexity. 
  • Translate system performance and operational specifications into electrical plans, requirements, designs and verification plans and protocols. 
  • Works with cross functional teams teams to reach consensus on difficult system-level tradeoffs to solve issues 
  • Complete and maintain all required quality system training and comply with all quality system procedures. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in electrical engineering or related discipline 
  • 5 years directly related experience 
  • Experience and success with concept-to-production engineering, including high level design, detailed design, schematic entry, simulation, layout management, prototype assembly logistics, board bring-up, lab debugging, system integration, design verification, and manufacturing handoff. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, enthusiastic, motivated and self-driven. 
  • Time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities. 
  • Experience with eCentral or other product lifecycle management tools. 
  • Knowledge of the IEC 60601-x standards. 
  • Experience with signal processing, algorithm development, and data analysis. 
  • Experience with Cadence SPB, or equivalent, for schematic capture and PCB layout. 
  • Experience with circuit simulations tools 
  • Proficient with MS Office tools. 
  • Experience with electromechanical embedded system design, including packaging for portability and ruggedness 
  • Experience with embedded software design 
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and ability to follow, good electrical development processes. 
  • At least three years experience developing products in a regulated industry such as medical or avionics, including demonstrated design experience in safety critical hardware design.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr Linux/Cloud SW Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr Linux/Cloud SW Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Create System Architecture that has Hardware/Software and Cloud components
  • Develop IoT based applications (Embedded, Mobile, Web) focused on Firmware development and cloud connectivity
  • Invent and build new products in the areas of IoT (smart homes, smart buildings and smart cities)
  • Lead engineering activities in the team including HW development and SW development

Required Qualifications:
  • 8 plus years of hands on experience in Software design and development
  • Strong hands on experience in Linux internals and firmware development
  • Experience with drivers I2C, SPI, MIPI, UART, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB protocols preferred
  • Experience with kernel development
  • Good working knowledge on Cloud infrastructure Eg: AWS/Azure etc
  • Android/IOS Mobile application development experience
  • Excellent full-stack programming skills, including proficiency in C/C++, JAVA, Node, Python, Perl, Shell scripting, HTML, CSS
  • MS in Computer Science, or related field
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning/Computer vision algorithms is a plus
  • Good understanding of Hardware/Electrical circuits is desired.
  • Experiences shipping IoT products (security products, connectivity etc.)- preferred

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Development Engineer]]> Job Title: Software Development Engineer

Job Description: Develop software applications of a complex nature. Design and perform analysis on moderately complex programs and systems. Contribute to the development of processes and methodology. Assist in the development of assignments and schedules.

Qualifications:
  • 2+ years work related experience in application development in C# and  .net
  • Relevant technical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • May need advanced knowledge of programming languages and/or development tools in one area, and moderate level skills in multiple areas.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr SW Security Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr SW Security Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

The security architecture team is a team of highly seasoned hands-on architects responsible for defining technical strategy, architecture, detailed requirements, protocols and solutions for our IOT platform security. We are responsible for security of everything from boot image and secure HW API, to operating system and SDK, to communication with the cloud, to AWS services. We work will all teams within organizations, from marketing and strategy to product management and HW, SW and cloud engineering. The security team is responsible for integration of both reactive “ security by audit”, uncovering and managing existing vulnerabilities as well as proactive “ security by design” approach in all aspects of the product, from HW and SW to connectivity and cloud.

We are seeking experience a hands-on security architect, with a “ can do” and “ will do” attitude, and a strong communication that is in relentless evangelistic pursuit of security. You are good at coding and have strong understanding of security protocols and systems and most importantly very good at software security measures and will be driving our software security, application security and testing and vulnerability assessment initiatives. 

Responsibilities:
  • Selection of vendors and tools for vulnerability management, including Application and Software security testing. Work with development teams to educate and establish process for integration of software testing and integration of the tools with the build and QA process.
  • Work with device, SW and cloud product managers to establish SW and application security requirements. Perform threat analysis for vulnerability of related products, design, prioritize, perform and manage execution and time line for remediation.
  • Assist or perform security vendor/ partner selection and propose way forward

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3-5 years in information security or related roles, responsible for identifying and mitigating security risks
  • Threat modeling, creating web application security requirements and identifying web application vulnerabilities (minimum OWASP up to ASVS), experience with SAST and pen testing tools, and their integration with SW development (agile is plus) process and tools
  • Ability to do software security code reviews and experience with the remediation process for SW
  • Operating system security (Linux and preferably RTOS) and embedded system software security
  • Experience with tools and process related to security event monitoring, such as IDS, alert systems, etc.
  • Good communications (verbal and written) skills and patience to educate developers, product management to drive security agenda,
  • Good understanding of use of cryptography (hashes, ciphers), authentication and key management mechanisms, such as OATUH and REST API security, security protocols: TLS
  • Hands on experience with tools such as openssl
  • Basic understanding of AWS/cloud security concepts, databases (MySQL)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with implementation of security protocols such as OAUTH, BLE/Thread or other wireless stacks, PKI
  • Knowledge of AWS security (KMS, Templates, VPC, etc), WAFs, DevOps security
  • Experience with setting and managing incident response or security policy is desired.
  • Experience with bug bounties
  • Experience with device security concepts, such as secure boot, HW security APIs
  • Knowledge of compliance frameworks such as HIPAA, PCI, SOC, FedRamp

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Mulesoft Developer]]> Position Title: Mulesoft Developer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Mateo, CA.

Required Skills:
  • 8-10 years of Integration experience.
  • 3-5+ yrs experience in design, coding, testing, implementation, and documentation of MuleSoft APIs and Studio.
  • Experience in SaaS integrations like Salesforce, Netsuite, Zuora etc.
  • Experience designing and developing restful, SOAP, and microservices
  • Experience in CloudHub and message integration techniques, like aggregation, transformation (DataWeave), dynamic routing, content-based routing, re-sequencer, etc., using Mule ESB.
  • Experience in scalable Mule flows, error handling etc.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of Mule transactions, async flows, message filters, message translators, content enricher and integration patterns
  • Experience in the development of testing suites using Mule MUnit and JMeter to test regular mule flow
  • Expertise working with API Manager, Runtime Manager, etc.
  • 5+ yrs hands-on programming experience in Java, JSON, XML, SOAP and J2EE frameworks (Spring/Hibernate)
  • Bachelor’ s Degree.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Technical Training Instructor]]> Position Title: Technical Training Instructor

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Our client is a leading American Corporation. Their Technology Center in San Ramon is making news on a daily basis with their innovative solutions. They are looking for a Technical Training Instructor with a passion to deliver technical content and to create a rich and immersive learning experience. There is a great potential in this role.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Be part of a team delivering technical training courses for developers that are available for a global audience.
  • Deliver in-person and virtual training on software technologies
  • Build and test hands-on activities to prepare developers to work with new technologies
  • Pilot training programs and collect feedback
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (Engineers) to understand product functionality
  • Collaborate with the instructional design team in developing and reviewing new course materials and lab environments
  • Candidate will be knowledgeable of object storage systems, cloud technology, networking, UNIX/Linux, scripting and virtualization in addition to being able to lead a classroom or virtual classroom.

Required Skills & Experience:
  • 2+ years technical Training delivery experience  in a tech environment (required)
  • Java development experience
  • Aptitude for quickly learning new technologies
  • Good understanding of XML
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch
  • Knowledge of databases, data modeling in SQL and NoSQL
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and other web technologies (required)
  • Working knowledge of platform/cloud/PaaS products (plus)
  • General understanding of SDLC
  • Experience gathering and analyzing qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Strong teaming and collaboration skills
  • Experience with product training curriculum is a plus

Desired/Bonus Skills:
  • Ability to use RESTful APIs is a plus
  • Proficient in java application development
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Ability to scope for training labs
  • Ensure quality of content and lab use cases prior to GA of any course/content as needed
  • Engage in custom content and lab scenario development for specific projects as needed
  • Resilient to project and product changes
  • Must enjoy a work environment that requires significant flexibility, self-direction, and creativity

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[UI Software Engineer]]> Position Title  UI Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing  has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Seattle, Washington for an experienced UI Software Engineer.

Job Requirements: 
  • Work alongside a team of UX designers to validate the UI comps.
  • Develop the UI targeted for the Windows and Linux platforms.
  • Polish in UI rendering and animation.
  • Work well independently
  • Embrace iterative development process
  • Takes feedback and turns into positive results
  • Demonstrate strong sense of ownership to complete tasks timely
  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments

Job Qualifications: 
  • 5+ years in Responsive Design targeted for phone and tablet devices (will need to show shipped products)
  • 2+ years of Socket IO development and Cached mode
  • Real-time 2D object animation and UI transition animation
  • Linux and Windows cross-platform development
  • Able to work with UI/UX comps

Required Computer Skills
  • Development Suite: IntelliJ, Eclipse or Qt
  • Source Control: Git
  • Programming Languages: Net and JavaFX
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Education:
  • Bachelor’ s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Computer Science from accredited institution and 5 plus years relevant experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Project Manager]]> Position Title:  Senior Project Manager 

Position Description:  The Senior Project Manager will work as part of a global team to manage and lead software projects primarily in the areas of in-vehicle infotainment systems. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of software industry experience with 1-2 years of proven leadership skills. Strong technical knowledge is required to manage technical scope.

Responsibilities
• Manage software projects in the area of in-vehicle infotainment systems
• Ability to understand software requirements and software architectures
• Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor tasks
• Document and summarize project progress
• Prepare reports for upper management regarding project status
• Successfully coordinate various teams distributed across different time zones
• Ability to lead and direct the work of others
• Occasionally perform software engineering development tasks
• Technically knowledgeable about project details and engineering completeness
• Support recruiting activities to grow the project team as required 
• Support monthly book closing activities related to the project

Required Skills:
• BS/MS degree in CE/CS /EE
• Strong knowledge in C++ for development of real-time or embedded applications
• Track record of technical leadership
• Strong knowledge of software development processes and PM processes
• Outgoing personality and team player capabilities
• Excellent communication (verbal & written) skills
• Ability to work well in a global environment
• Exposure to automotive technologies is a plus

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - Driver Assistance]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer - Driver' s Assistance

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Jose,  California  for an experienced  Software Engineer.

Responsibilities
  • Drive and innovate Highly Automated Driving (HAD) SW component development
  • Perform presentations internally or externally directly with customers or the industry at technical conferences
  • Define requirements and analyze customer features for future SW components in our Autonomous Driving product line
  • Improve the structure of existing code
  • Support the definition and improvement of processes, methods and tools for functional safety, perform tool- and software qualifications.
  • Support the quotation process by doing detailed estimations

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in CS / CE / EE or equivalent
  • Experience with embedded software development using C++
  • Analyze performance bottlenecks and mitigate them (e.g. by using DMA, GPU)
  • Expert C / C++ skills
  • RTOS/QNX experience
  • Experience with sensor input algorithm development a high preference 
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Automation Engineer]]> Position Title: DevOps Automation Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Must Haves:
  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience in DevOps or build/release; OR Master’ s degree with 3 years of experience in DevOps or build/release
  • Expert in automation and scripting using Chef
  • Experience in Terraform
  • Experience with AWS/Azure
  • Experience in one or more scripting languages (e.g. bash, perl, python)

Additional Skills:
  • Experience working in Distributed Systems
  • Linux/ Unix Operating systems
  • Jenkins (including plugins) or other build automation tools
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Artifactory, Nexus, or other artifact storage tool
  • Experience with Maven and/or other build tools
  • Applied experience with modern application technologies and design patterns including:
  • Cloud infrastructure, distributed computing, horizontal scaling, and database technologies
  • Proven success working with and optimizing applications for large scale enterprise performance
  • Experience tuning the performance of Java applications in virtual environments
  • Embraces technology trends that drive intelligent automation

Personal Characteristics needed:
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and " behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface at all levels with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Demonstrate an appetite for taking intelligent risks and a willingness to try new technologies and methodologies

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Firmware Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Firmware Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.  The ideal candidate for this role would share our passion for creating and innovating new technologies, and thrive in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, results-driven environment. We are looking for highly talented, passionate, and versatile engineers that can create the next generation enterprise SSD solutions

Responsibilities:

- Design and development of high performance firmware and software for cutting-edge enterprise SSD products.

- Debug, optimize, and validate SSD firmware on complex embedded multi-core architectures.

- Support customer qualification and adoption of SSD products.

- Participate in ground-breaking advanced SSD storage development and research projects

Experience: 

- BS and 6+ years’ experience / MS and 4+ years’ experience, in Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, of relevant experience in storage firmware development is required.

- Strong programming experience and demonstrated proficiency in C/C++ for embedded systems, including development of algorithms, manipulation of complex data structures, and implementing highly optimized code, is required.

- Relevant hands on experience in embedded software or firmware development, including storage devices or other embedded platforms is required.

- Experience with ARM or equivalent embedded multi-core microprocessor architectures is required.

- Hands on experience with JTAG/ICE debuggers and protocol analyzers is required. - Storage industry experience and familiarity with SAS/SATA/NNMe protocols is preferred.

- Some scripting experience in Python is desired.

- Familiarity and experience with modern agile software development methodologies and practices is preferred.

- Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, as part of a local and globally distributed team.

- Good oral and written skills for communication and documentation of technical information.

- Is comfortable working in a multinational environment and understands how to leverage cultural diversity.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Sales Engineer]]> Position Title:  Sales Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Kirkland, Washington for an experienced  Sales Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Engaging with developers to evangelize Bluetooth technology and help drive the expanding wave of innovative Bluetooth-enabled products and solutions.
  • Presenting at conferences, hosting webinars and creating cool content and demos to help developers get up to speed fast on Bluetooth development.
  • Acting as a subject matter expert for our training and other internal teams to create more effective tools and processes for helping Bluetooth developers.
  • Interact with developers and use their feedback to help grow and improve the engagement with each development communities.

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of mobile/embedded software development experience working in multiple hands-on roles.
  • Programming experience with Bluetooth Low Energy (or similar wireless technology) a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and public speaking skills with ability to communicate technical developer issues and concepts clearly.
  • Experience with vertical markets or the Internet of Things (IoT) a plus.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Willingness to travel (both nationally and some internationally)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Salesforce Solution Architect]]> Job Title: Salesforce Solution Architect- Sales Tools Team

Position Description: Our client is seeking a talented Salesforce Solution Architect for a contract position at their office in Seattle.  You  will develop CRM solutions for Salesforce
  • Develop feature designs independently to provide significant enhancements to the current enterprise sales and marketing ecosystem.
  • Participate in development, implementation, testing, deployment and administration of Salesforce solutions.
  • Follow agile/scrum development methodology, includes being a highly collaborative participant on Scrum teams and in daily scrums to discuss accomplishments and plans
  • Be fast; push the envelope to deliver content faster and smarter that is more relevant and customer-focused.
  • Be dynamic; support many different teams and functions that are unique to the company
  • Grow the technology with the business; be creative and build both what is needed now and help design and drive the next generation of the software
  • Think globally; work with an international team and global customers.
  • Serve as a mentor/coach to teammates and new hires

Job Qualifications:
  • Ability to map functional requirements to Salesforce.com features and functionality, with concentration in Sales, Marketing, and Finance processes.
  • Deep knowledge of Salesforce platform, including administration, configuration, and customization.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders on requirements and solution design
  • Provide detailed level of effort estimates for proposed solutions.
  • Articulate the benefits and risks to a solution’ s feasibility and functionality
  • Integrate multiple technologies with Salesforce.com/Force.com.
  • At least 3+ years of technical experience on the Salesforce.com platform.
  • At least 3+ years of experience administering/configuring Salesforce, developing Salesforce customizations (Apex/VF), integrations and overall best practices.
  • Architect, design, and help develop solutions, with a keen “ configuration over code” mindset.
  • Able to discuss tradeoffs of configuration vs code.
  • Follow and understand new Salesforce product and technical capabilities resulting from product releases and acquisitions
  • Well rounded in both functional and technical aspects of a Salesforce CRM implementation.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to provide creative, sustainable CRM solutions in a customer-first, problem-solving environment.
  • Ability to understand and adapt to evolving needs of  Salesforce users

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Engineer]]> Position Title: DevOps Engineer  

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.
  • Python: REST implementation, Paramiko module, PEP8, Jinja2 templates
  • Ansible: Vault, Tower, Testing Ansible, YML files, playbooks
  • Jenkins: Jenkins2.0, JenkinsFile, BlueOcean, GroovyScript, BeeKeeper, CloudBees Jenkins
  • VMware: vRA, vRO, Blueprints, javascript for VMware”

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Project Engineer - Procurement]]> Position Title: Project Engineer - Procurement

Position Description:  Protingent has an opportunity for a Project Engineer at our client in Bellevue, WA.

Job Qualifications:

• 8-10 years experience developing requirements specifications, defining supplier technical workscope to include development of SOWs, RFPs and providing technical direction and oversight of supplier projects.

• Engineering degree (Chemical, Nuclear, Mechanical or Materials preferred) with academic focus relevant to nuclear power plant/equipment engineering with a general understanding of the design of reactor plant and related systems.

• Graduate degrees in pertinent disciplines and experience with sodium cooled fast reactors would be considered a plus, but are not mandatory.

• Demonstrated skills in the technical direction of suppliers and in supporting

contractual/commercial aspects of customer/supplier relationships.

• Previous experience in technical interface with engineering groups for review and input to supplier activities.

• Must have experience in writing statements of work, specifications for procurement, testing and fabrication.

• Must have experience with project controls and organization along with tools and

processes to support the same.

• A broad understanding of the various engineering disciplines and how they interrelate in the design of a Reactor Plant is required.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Position Title: Quality Engineer

Position Description: Our client is seeking a talented Quality Engineer for a Contract to Hire role at their office in Redmond, WA.

Job Requirements: 
  • Responsible for implementing, administering, coordinating and leading various Quality Assurance activities including:
  • Preparing procedures and instructions
  • Customer corrective action reporting
  • Customer liaison regarding quality issues
  • Supplier quality management
  • Supplier corrective action
  • Supplier auditing
  • Review of drawing changes
  • Preliminary and critical design reviews
  • Reviews of new/modified test procedures
  • Phased gate review preparation of new designs
  • AS-9100 based internal auditing
  • Process auditing
  • Product auditing
  • Auditing quality functions
  • Review of new work order routings
  • Internal corrective actions
  • Quality reporting metrics measuring quality performance
  • Contract quality requirements review
  • Material Review Board
  • Training
  • Responsible of Material Review Boards for customer returns to ensure that effective root cause and corrective action analysis for nonconformance
  • Participate in Design Review and new programs on quality planning
  • Assist manufacturing and engineering with effective corrective action identification and implementation
  • Lead activities in establishing, implementing and maintaining effective key characteristics, results of inspection activities, control charting, control plans for critical processes identified
  • Provide periodic reports to a variety of customers as required
  • Responsible for flowdown of quality requirements to suppliers as required
  • Participate with Improvement Teams to identify areas for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Develop, write, edit and publish quality system policies and procedures in compliance with customer system requirements
  • Implement and manage configuration control system for quality procedures and forms
  • Responsible for root cause and effective corrective action identification to eliminate nonconformance identified by customers and internally
  • Provide timely written responses to customers for root cause and corrective actions
  • Verify that corrective actions implemented are verified and effective
  • Lead Material Review Boards for internal defects
  • Lead and conduct audits of quality system elements, manufacturing processes and products
  • Provide detailed reports of audits and initiate corrective actions as required with follow-up
  • Implement and manage internal corrective action system
  • Provide weekly reports to Senior Management regarding the corrective action system
  • Provide training regarding quality programs
  • Lead various continuous improvement projects/teams
  • Assist with customer audits of the company
  • Provide written responses to customers for audit findings
  • Audit Repair Station activities
  • Review a variety of engineering documentation for compliance to contractual requirements

Job Qualifications:
  • Four (4) year engineering degree/CQE certification or equivalent experience required
  • Two (2) years experience in Quality Engineering or management for a manufacturing company
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office programs -- Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint
  • Must be self-motivated and independently determine best course of action for a variety of situations
  • Should have SPC experience and knowledge
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and determine need for Director of Quality assistance as required

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Wireless Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Wireless Engineer

Position Description: This position provides wireless engineering technical leadership for new technology, new product development, and sustaining activities. Primary owner of all wirelss technologies such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, cellular, and embedded antenna systems operation and integration, including antenna impedance matching and radiated pattern optimization as well as noise mitigation solutions.

Job Requirements:
  • Lead wireless development while working with cross-functional teams to achieve optimal balance of project priorities relative to performance, development and product cost with focus on building robust, scalable and modular architectures and solutions.
  • Translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware plans, requirements, designs and specifications, and verification plans and protocols.
  • Solid background in architecture design, Wifi and cellular integration, design for EMC, and supporting new board bring-up.
  • Identify, evaluate, and select vendors of connectivity products, working cross-functionally with electrical, software, and mechanical engineering teams as well as vendor management.
  • Select and evaluate antenna for connectivity solution, working in conjunction with marketing and mechanical engineering
  • Manage and operate wireless test labs.
  • Arrange type approval testing and completion with third-party test labs.
  • Assist with resolution of regulatory questions and issues concerning wireless implementations in Physio devices. Identify issues through research and testing and follow through to resolution by troubleshooting or completing appropriate escalation
  • Work closely with manufacturing to resolve potential pre and post-implementation wireless configuration and test issues.
  • Develop design and implementation approaches, such as make or buy, outsourced vs in-house.
  • Develop products that incorporate Design For Six Sigma (DFSS), Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM) concepts through customer-focused designs, while meeting regulatory requirements and business needs.
  • Root cause analysis and risk analysis, developing and implementing corrective actions. Ensure deliverables and work products adhere to the quality system.
  • Basic ability to specify and read antenna patterns in azimuth and elevation charts.
  • Operation of vector signal generator, vector signal analyzer, spectrum analyzer, and vector network analyzer. Scripting in TeraTerm or equivalent.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in electrical engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience 5 years of applicable experience
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of complex, technical products and systems. Programming in MATLAB, LabVIEW, or Python.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Familiar with wireless theory and radio design concepts. Basic ability in antenna design and specification.
  • Keep up with the latest technologies and process trends.
  • Create organization-wide standards for Physio-Control design processes, including design standards, test strategies, Design For Manufacturability, and use of other quality tools.
  • Demonstrated wireless hardware design engineering experience and the ability to move from high-level vision, creating electrical architecture, to design implementation for high volume life-critical applications.
  • Hardware development and product development experience.
  • Experience in integrating with groups including ID, marketing, and user research. Time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities. 5+ years developing medical products.
  • Expert knowledge of the IEC 60601-x standards.
  • Expert knowledge of good architectural design methodologies and patterns. Expert understanding of interfaces between hardware and embedded software. Demonstrated ability to determine and meet project objectives.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in overseeing safety-critical hardware for medical devices. Demonstrated understanding of and ability to follow good electrical development processes. Excellent verbal and written documentation and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated competencies in customer-focused innovation, technical excellence, strategic insight, impact and influence across a product group or beyond, and passion for quality.
  • Must be enthusiastic, motivated and self-driven.Personable, able to work well in an open team environment and with outsource partners.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Supplier Sourcing Specialist]]> Position Title:  Supplier Sourcing Specialist

Position Description"  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client south of Seattle, Washington for an experienced Supplier Sourcing Specialist.

This Supplier Sourcing Specialist position is responsible for managing Quoting Activities, New Product Introduction (NPI), and Special Project purchasing activities including; supply chain project management, supplier evaluation and selection, supplier quote response management, cost estimating support, placement of initial long lead time and other purchase orders required to support new business, and timely problem resolution.

Job Requirements: 
  • Excellent communication skills are a must.  This position requires interaction with all areas of the company as well as suppliers and some customers
  • Responsible for entering and maintaining accurate product information in ERP system for New Products
  • Establish sources and costs for identified components and third party make/buy decisions
  • Work closely with Purchasing on transferring cost, source information, lead time, and other appropriate information to the production environment
  • Continuously communicate with supply base regarding schedule changes, expedite/de-expedite, and overall supplier performance
  • Facilitate and manage any supplier issues (i.e. cost, quality, delivery, customer service)
  • Communicate and ensure implementation of engineering changes at suppliers
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers in support of new product development, including supplier visits where appropriate
  • Lead supply chain support for organizational initiatives such as manufacturing transfers to/from other facilities, new supplier processes supporting Lean initiatives, process improvements, and other special projects
  • Work with Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing and Customers on identified engineering initiatives
  • For all new business, ensure that all customer requirements are properly flowed down to the supply base
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain relations with internal and external customer
  • Excellent skills in Contract Administration; Multi-functional exposure; Inventory Control; Critical thinking and problem-solving capability; Specification interpretation; Technical Component and Assembly Knowledge; and Supply Base Knowledge
  • Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills with strong attention to detail
  • Works with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of scheduling, planning, engineering processes, materials, manufacturing processes, and ISO/AS9100 quality control systems in an ERP/MRP system environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral), and negotiation skills; outgoing, assertive personality
  • Professional conflict resolution and ability to handle difficult situation in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Computer proficiency with standard software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Advanced skills are preferred
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing drawings with bill of materials

Job Qualifications:
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressive experience in a similar type of position(s) is desired
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Bachelor’ s degree from four-year college or university (Business, Supply Chain, or Technical preferred)
  • APICS/ISM/Supply Chain certification or willingness to complete first 3 modules of APICS certification program (or equivalent) within two years of employment is preferred

Nice to Have:
  • Experience purchasing electronic components, hardware, and or wire and cable
  • Global sourcing experience, especially with Asian suppliers is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP (preferred) or other ERP systems, as well as manufacturing process and procedures, and the ability to share this knowledge with others.

 

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Recruiting Coordinator]]> Position Title: Recruiting Coordinator

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an opportunity for a Recruiting Coordinator at our client in Bothell, WA.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s in communications-related degree preferred
  • 1+ year of industry experience
  • Highly motivated with great people-skills
  • Experience managing a complex Applicant Tracking System
  • Experience sourcing candidates, especially on LinkedIn

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mobile Engineer]]> Position Title:  Mobile Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract-to-hire  opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA  for an experienced Mobile  Engineer:   You' ll be responsible for the implementation, test and support of mobile applications that enables private and secure services for our customers.

Job Requirements:
  • Develop mobile application software on Android and/or iOS
  • Build Android and/or iOS SDKs for enterprise
  • Implement automated unit and functional tests
  • Conduct root cause analysis and resolution of customer support issues

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or other Engineering discipline
  • Prefer 5+ years professional Android and/or iOS software development experience
  • Prefer experience with  Objective-C/Swift and React
Company Benefits
  • Employee health, vision and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible work hours

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Hardware Engineer]]> Position Title: Hardware Engineer

Position Description: Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join their  team in Bellevue, WA. The ideal candidate will have a strong technology background in technical product development with specialties in the Semiconductor/Electronics, mobile wireless, and security industries. This candidate will have a background in semiconductor and IC design; understands the definition, design, verification and silicon validation of IC products, custom and semicustom ASIC, semiconductor components and circuits (VLSI), display technologies such as TFT LCD’ s, mixed signal data acquisition systems, or related fields. The Electronics Hardware Engineer role centers around design, development and validation of hardware electronic systems.

Job Requirements:
  • BSEE, MSEE preferred
  • Experience in successful market deployment of electronic devices.
  • It is preferred that the candidate has had participation through all stages of product development, from concept to production, in more than one product cycle.
  • Excellent English communication and documentation skills are required; as well as the ability to work in multidisciplinary projects involving engineers with several technical areas of expertise.
  • AT LEAST 7+ YEARS REQUIRED EXPERIENCE WITH   Analog and digital system design (circuit design, layout and evaluation)
  • Mixed signal, low power, battery based systems
  • Proficient with design, layout, simulation and verification tools (SPICE, Tanner, Capture, Cadence, LEDIT, Allegro, etc.)
  • Proficient with PCB design tools (preferably Altium)
  • Proficient prototyping, troubleshooting and qualifying circuits
  • Exposure to microcontroller based systems (ARM, Cortex M, etc.)
  • Exposure to I/O communication protocols (SPI, USB, etc.)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[QA /Tools and Automation Engineer]]> Position Title: Tools and Automation Engineer

Position Description: Our client is seeking an experienced Tools engineer to help develop tools to improve our build, test, and release infrastructure. The platform processes giant event streams of all kinds, identifying patterns, trends and opportunities to intervene and improve processes, aided by machine learning. Their vision will change the way people engage across multiple industries, be it retail, finance, or healthcare. 

Job Requirements:
  • Design and build tooling and infrastructure to help engineering teams measure and increase their productivity.
  • Analyze and decompose complex software systems and collaborate with cross-functional teams to influence design and testability.
  • Design and build advanced automated build, test and release infrastructure
  • Drive adoption of best practices in coding, testing, and maintainability
  • Actively participate in code reviews.
  • Improving the build and deployment pipeline to enable the team to test, build, and deploy more effectively.
  • Debug issues in builds before they are delivered, identifying potential problem areas, investigating.

Job Qualifications:
  • Software development experience using functional languages (Haskell, Scala, etc.) to build production systems or complex personal projects, or to make major OSS contributions
  • Experience in at least one of the following: build infrastructure, optimizing software, debugging, building tools, testing frameworks, and test automation
  • Ability to define deliverables and collaborate with teams until production deployment.
  • Demonstrated ability in System design and architecture skills, as you will be extensively working on building tools and infrastructure.
  • Experience working in a CI/ CD system like CircleCI, Travis CI, Bamboo, or Jenkins and a good understanding of build systems.
  • Familiarity with distributed version control system like git

Job Bonus Items:
  • Experience building tools for micro-services test automation is a plus.
  • Driven to constantly improve systems
  • Dynamic, influential individual with great teamwork
  • Passionate about technology and enjoys hacking/prototyping on the side
  • Experience developing tools for cloud applications

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Engineer]]> Position Title: DevOps Engineer

Position Description: Our client has an exciting contract to hire opportunity for a DevOps Engineer at the Downtown San Francisco, CA office.  Remote work is also an option.

Job Requirements:
  • Ensure uptime, data-availability, and performance of  infrastructure
  • Debug the critical problems in the production environment with minimal turnaround time
  • Be comfortable navigating the full stack for visibility into how the platform works end to end
  • Automate resource provisioning and configuration using tools such as Terraform and Ansible
  • Build infrastructure and application level monitoring as well as alerting for the platform
  • Automate and manage deployment to large-scale clusters using tools such as EMR, Kubernetes, and Beanstalk
  • Supplement existing open source tooling with custom code when necessary 
  • Evaluate technical choices and provide critical input to the architecture of the  platform

Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor' s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or relevant technical field
  • Prior experience (intern or full-time) in operation role
  • Knowledge of Linux-based operating  systems
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language
  • Knowledge of standard configuration management
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as DataDog, New Relic, LogicMonitor and AppDynamics

Bonus Points:
  • Experience with cloud service platforms such as AWS, OpenStack, Azure and Google Cloud
  • Knowledge of database architecture, high availability, failover and performance tuning
  • Experience with secured network design and implementation
  • Experience with CI, big data or container tools such as CircleCI, Jenkins, Hadoop, Kafka, Cassandra, HBase, Kubernetes and Mesos.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Development Engineer- Build & Automation]]> Position Title: Build & Automation  Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Build and Automation Engineer:

The Build & Automation Engineer delivers high-quality builds for testing software updates. Automation of build processes and build verification tests (BVT) enables greater build throughout at high quality. This role requires engaging with software engineers in both the software development and build infrastructure teams with the aim of improving the team’ s build services.

Job Requirements:
  • Manage integration of drivers and firmware within source code control system (e.g., TFS)
  • Configuration management of drivers and firmware within existing build infrastructure.
  • Investigate, debug and resolve defects when the build breaks.
  • Build verification testing (BVT) – Implement additional services which enable BVT to reliably catch and report problems sooner (before builds are released to test team)
  • Improve build automation – Add services which eliminate manual procedures and reduce errors
  • Improve release automation – Implement new services which reduce errors in Windows Update publication process
  • Recommend and make improvements to core build infrastructure.

Job Qualifications:
  • At least one year of C# and PowerShell scripting experience
  • At least one year of experience working with build infrastructure (e.g., GNU make or similar tools).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good software design skills.
  • Good analytical skills.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer]]> Position Title:  Electrical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Electrical Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • BS, MS or PhD in EE required and/or 10-15 years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume consumer electronic product is a must.
  • Expert user of Cadence DE– HDL schematic capture and Allegro PCB Layout design tools.
  • Experience designing high-speed multi-layer PCBs for high volume consumer electronic products.
  • Solid understanding PCB assembly and manufacturing processes and constraints.
  • Solid understanding of design for manufacturing and design for compliance methodologies.
  • Detailed oriented with experience managing the PCBA and subassembly Bill of materials (BOM).

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Cloud Engineer 3]]> Position Title: Cloud Engineer 3

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

Seeking a DevOps-focused Cloud Services Compliance Engineer to join our photography cloud platform services team. You will be developing and documenting DevOps control processes for privacy, security and deployment controls. You will also be interfacing with peer DevOps engineers, cloud services developers, internal and external auditors.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform primary Cloud Services compliance development for privacy, security and deployment controls
  • Document compliance controls Interface with internal and external control auditors.
  • Develop improvements to deployment, code management and cloud security automated systems
  • Write software to extract user log data and metadata
  • Perform general Cloud DevOps functions for performance and cost within a containerized micro service cloud architecture

Required Skills:
  • 2-3  years DevOps and Cloud Services Compliance experience
  • DevOps experience with AWS, Docker, ECS, MesoSphere, CloudFormation, Continuous Integration
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools, such as Nessus, Qualys, Nexpose
  • Knowledge and experience implementing control frameworks such as PCI, HIPAA, GDPR, SOC, SOX, ISO Hands-on
  • Strong written communication and experience documenting control process
  • Product development and release methodologies such as Agile, Lean, Scrum

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Cassandra Operations Specialist]]> Position Title: Cassandra Operations Specialist

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Day to Day activities:
  • 70% - Administration: the running of Cassandra (upkeep/maintenance) starting nodes, balancing nodes, new requests for Scale, additional nodes, Databases, make the environment more robust.  Focused on operation aspects/performance.
  • 30% - put in scripts/automation to make sure if future obstacles are hit, it will automaticall add more nodes, etc. Scritping for self-diagnosis

Must haves:
  • Cassandra experience as a provisionaer, Maintainer
  • Scalable systems
  • EC2
  • Kafka
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Teraform
  • Chef
  • Azure
  • AWS is nice to have

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Front End Engineer]]> Position Title:  Front End Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Create user stories along with tasks to move across swim lanes

Required Skills:
  • 5+ years’ experience building highly-available, scalable and modern Javascript web applications.
  • Expert knowledge of modern back-end JavaScript (Node.js and MongoDB), front-end JavaScript (React.JS), HTML, & CSS, including libraries and frameworks.
  • Experience with React.js
  • Experience with other modern JavaScript frameworks including Node, Angular, Electrode.
  • A firm grasp of Computer Science fundamentals including object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of asynchronous programming patterns (AJAX) and developing service oriented architecture (REST)
  • Experience with Javascript toolchain, from build system to automated testing
  • Flux or Redux application architectures.
  • NPM and Module Design

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[VMWare / Linux Operations Engineer]]> Position Title: VMWare / Linux Operations Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA.

As a VMWare Operations Engineer in the Platform Engineering Organization, not only will you be responsible for keeping our systems up and running, you will also have the ability to shape the architecture to properly run our systems.

HOW YOU CONTRIBUTE TO OUR VISION:
  • Building out a complex cloud production infrastructure
  • Continuing to secure our infrastructure to protect us and our customers
  • Providing resiliency of the VMWare platform being the backbone of Workday production environment

ABOUT YOU:
  • VMWare Experience should be at least 3 - 5 years
  • Linux admin background 
  • You have solid knowledge with VMWare technologies and infrastructure. You are familiar with DRS, vMotion, HA, Fault Tolerance, Affinity Rules, NSX
  • You have worked with Linux environment and familiar with triaging complex performance or hardware issues.
  • You have been responsible for running operations for a service that’ s used by a large user base
  • You understand the importance and impact that good operations can have on the rest of a product and the positive ripple effects that it can have across an entire engineering organization
  • You have pulled back the covers and know how this Internet thing works end to end. Networks, servers, protocols, operating systems, services, no sql systems, query optimization, disks: to you nothing can be a ' black box.' Whenever there was a technology you did not understand, you grabbed the book and figured it out
  • Nice to have - You have good knowledge of a coding language (e.x. Python)
  • You understand the complexities of networking in a cloud environment and have vision to architect and implement a highly available, scalable, and secure network within a cloud environment

OUR ENVIRONMENT:
  • VMware Hypervisors
  • CentOS Linux
  • Puppet/Chef – nice to have
  • Sensu

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Drafter]]> Position Title:  Drafter

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire  opportunity with our client in Lynnwood for an experienced Drafter to design  and maintain cable assembly drawings in accordance with our  client' s customer' s specifications.

Job Requirements:
  • Responsible for creating 2D drawings including cable assembly layouts, schematics, wiring diagrams, wire lists, and parts lists
  • Select appropriate components (interconnects and wire) based on customer interface, specifications and regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for change and manipulation of cable assemblies from  and customer’ s 3D CAD models.
  • Good understanding of production capabilities and data requirements. Able to communicate professionally with customer personnel
  • Process change documentation and drawing updates when necessary to provide resolutions to customer design changes, drawing corrections and enhancements
  • Provide support to Product, Component, and Process engineers for cable assembly designs in production
  • Full understanding of drafting standards and usage of GD&T

Job Qualifications:
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, AND  Catia(V4/V5) are must haves - no substitutions. 
  • Thorough understanding of components, processes, equipment, standards and terminology used in cable assembly design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Effectively communicate with all levels of personnel and customers
  • Prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a high pace and responsive environment.
  • Excellent personal computing skills, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Able to read and interpret requirement documentation from a wide variety of customers

Education and Experience:
  • Associate Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent, desire

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[VMWare / Network Administrator Operations Engineer]]> Position Title: VMWare Operations Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA.

As a VMWare Operations Engineer in the Platform Engineering Organization, not only will you be responsible for keeping our systems up and running, you will also have the ability to shape the architecture to properly run our systems.

HOW YOU CONTRIBUTE TO OUR VISION:
  • Building out a complex cloud production infrastructure
  • Continuing to secure our infrastructure to protect us and our customers
  • Providing resiliency of the VMWare platform being the backbone of Workday production environment

ABOUT YOU:
  • VMWare Experience should be at least 3 - 5 years
  • Network Admin background 
  • You have solid knowledge with VMWare technologies and infrastructure. You are familiar with DRS, vMotion, HA, Fault Tolerance, Affinity Rules, NSX
  • You have worked with Linux environment and familiar with triaging complex performance or hardware issues.
  • You have been responsible for running operations for a service that’ s used by a large user base
  • You understand the importance and impact that good operations can have on the rest of a product and the positive ripple effects that it can have across an entire engineering organization
  • You have pulled back the covers and know how this Internet thing works end to end. Networks, servers, protocols, operating systems, services, no sql systems, query optimization, disks: to you nothing can be a ' black box.' Whenever there was a technology you did not understand, you grabbed the book and figured it out
  • Nice to have - You have good knowledge of a coding language (e.x. Python)
  • You understand the complexities of networking in a cloud environment and have vision to architect and implement a highly available, scalable, and secure network within a cloud environment

OUR ENVIRONMENT:
  • VMware Hypervisors
  • CentOS Linux
  • Puppet/Chef – nice to have
  • Sensu

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Systems Engineer - Automated Workcells]]> Position Title:  Sr Systems  Engineer

Position Description:  Our client seeks a highly motivated candidate to join its R&D team. This position will report to the Manager of the Systems Engineering group and involves the both development and sustaining engineering for laboratory capital equipment and consumables. Qualified candidates must be able to work independently and as a member of multi-disciplined development teams, executing tasks on-time and to spec. Development responsibilities may include laboratory consumables, system specification and design, algorithm development for new features, design verification testing, and technology transfer to Manufacturing.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with team to test prototype consumables, instrumentation and automated work cells.
  • Develop test plans to confirm specifications
  • Participate in CE testing for new products
  • Participate in research and design targeting new features and methods
  • Support engineering team in testing of component devices
  • Define and execute the design verification test plan
  • Define and execute product validation test plans
  • Develop procedures and required tools for system test, for Development, Manufacturing, and Field Support
  • Train Manufacturing and Service personnel on system test procedures
  • Support Manufacturing personnel during production ramp-up 
  • Provide documentation and training to Field service personnel
  • May visit customer sites to assist with installation and acceptance of beta products

Position Requirements:
  • BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering or Physics
  • 7 - 15 years of experience in both the development of analytical instrumentation and automation to enhance customer use of analytical instrumentation

Skills and Attributes Required:
  • Deep understanding of complex mechanical and electromechanical systems as applies to electromechanical instrumentation and automation
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate, test, and troubleshoot electronic, mechanical, and software subsystems
  • Understanding mechanical and electromechanical tolerancing
  • Ability to develop test methods to confirm design specifications are met
  • Ability to write macros and test routines
  • Experience with Python, MATLAB, or similar engineering analysis tools
  • Analytical, methodical, and detail-oriented in planning, experimentation, and analysis
  • Tenacious and deadline driven
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated contribution in delivering capital equipment instrumentation from concept to market
     

Desirable Skills and Attributes:
  • Experience with laboratory liquid handling and automation equipment
  • Experience with life science instrumentation
  • Some knowledge of chemistry and good lab practices
  • Project management experience
  • Good understanding of image or signal processing
  • Working knowledge of C/C++ and/or C#
  • Experience using Statistics and/or DOE methods for process optimization

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[NPI Engineer]]> Position Title:  NPI Engineer

Position Description: Our client  seeks a highly motivated New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer.  This position involves the development of new liquid handling instrumentation, and process optimization for our clients products. Qualified candidates must be able to work independently and as a member of multi-disciplined development teams, executing tasks on-time and to spec. Development responsibilities may include:  Integration of automated systems, user level testing of new hardware designs, verification and validation of new instrument features, documenting new calibration methods, Design of Experiments, and Data Analysis.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Participate in integration validation for a new manufacturing process
  • Document new methods through SOP’ s and ECO’ s
  • Suggest and implement product and process improvements
  • Analyze product performance and areas of failure
  • Specify procedures and required tools for system test
  • Define and execute design verification test plans
  • Train Engineering, Mfg. and Service personnel on system calibration and test procedures
  • Support Mfg. personnel during production ramp-up 
  • Support service personnel as a path of escalation for problems outside of their skill sets

Position Requirements:
  • BS+7yrs, or MS+5yrs, or PhD in Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Experience with process optimization
  • Experience in the integration and test of analytical instrumentation
  • Experience in the documentation and transfer of complex processes from R&D to Manufacturing

Skills and Attributes Required:
  • Superior problem solving skills
  • Analytical, methodical, and detail-oriented planning, experimentation, and analysis
  • Strengths in documentation such as SOP’ s, ECO’ s, and/or technical reports
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to break down and document complex systems in order to facilitate training of manufacturing and Service engineers
  • Hands-on experience with lab instrumentation and tools (liquid handlers, scopes, …)
  • Ability to work with Hardware and Software engineers to integrate, test, and troubleshoot electronic, mechanical, and software subsystems

Desired Skills and Attributes:
  • Knowledge of chemistry and good lab practices
  • Understanding of fluids, and fluid interface issues.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Storage Test Engineer]]> Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Santa Clara, CA.   Your role will be integration and system testing of various software and hardware components and the overall solution.
Skills, Education, and Experience Required
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree. MS preferred
  • 6+ years of experience in testing enterprise storage products
  • Experience with NVMe and flash storage systems
  • Experience in virtualized environments and cloud deployments
  • Experience with automation in Python
  • Self-motivated, independent and proactive
Additional Success Factors
  • Experience with compression and encryption
  • Experience with storage virtualization/HCI and familiarity with OpenStack/Cinder and Ceph
  • Experience with Embedded OS/Linux environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills to collaborate and stay in sync with other team members

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Development in Test]]> Position Title: Software Development in Test

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

Responsibilities:

As a Software Engineer in Test in the Commerce Engineering team, you will help the team build, maintain and evolve the automation systems on desktop, mobile devices, or game consoles to meet the quality expectations of the end-user and the company standards.
  • You will design, evolve and implement plans to increase the testing automation frameworks or systems
  • Design and write manual or automated tests
  • Run manual or automated test cases, aggregate and report the findings automatically
  • Be part of the development team release by release, constantly improve and adapt the automation testing framework and system to the needs of the product.
  • Develop small applications to use for testing or demo purposes Interact with customers to support their development efforts or other teams
  • Investigate and recommend ways to improve product functionality, usability, reliability performance and security
  • Participate in product requirements and development sessions using testing approaches and best practices to contribute to design decisions and to ensure seamless integration of new features with current system functionality

Required Skills:
  • 6+ years in delivering software test automation practices with various automation tools with different testing methodologies
  • Ability to write code in one or more programming languages like Java, C#, Python, Javascript etc to automate tests for the full solution stack (UI, App Layer, API, Web Service, batch jobs, etc)
  • Experience in test automation development, using frameworks and tools like Junit, TestNG, Jasmine, Jest, Mocha, including web UI automation tools like Selenium RC/WebDriver and REST-Assured frameworks
  • Strong knowledge on relational and NoSQL databases. Independently writing SQL queries.
  • Preferably prior experience in cloud based test strategies.
  • Must be able to articulate test plan and test strategies.
  • Working knowledge of the various types of testing, from functional testing, regression testing
  • Experience with running formal trials and demos in SCRUM cycles to define and showcase automated test coverage
  • Experience using test case management tools, bug management tools like JIRA and development environments like Visual Studio or Eclipse
  • Detailed knowledge of software engineering best practices including OO principles, coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release processes, continuous deployment, and test suite development and maintenance with Jenkins is highly desirable
  • Very strong experience working in Agile/Scrum models
  • Ability to work in a group setting and collaborate by providing transparency in test results
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and energetic with an inherent curiosity to break code and stress test it!
  • Bachelor’ s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Integration Lead]]> Position Title:   Integration Lead

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Farmington Hills, MI.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead and manage global Agile Scrum teams responsible for Software Build and Integration.
• Create and maintain the integration strategy, the integration test strategy, and the build strategy. Define and track integration specific KPIs.
• Responsible for managing and tracking deliverables from multiple internal and external software development teams.
• Triggering of necessary actions on failed build and integration activities
• Create and maintain the project branching strategy
• Interaction with the Project Manager and Program Managers to determine build content, report build and integration status, and adjust priorities and to ensure product launch readiness for target dates.
• Review and approve all artifacts produced by the Build and Integration Team 

Required Skills:

• Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
• Minimum of 5 years professional experience in embedded software development
• Experience with software build and integration on Linux, QNX, and Android systems
• Knowledge of Agile software development processes and methodologies
• Understand embedded software requirements, embedded software architectures, and embedded systems developed with C/C++
• Advanced experience with version control systems (Git, SVN), build management tools (Jenkins, Gradle), command shell languages (DOS, bash), and scripting languages (Python)
• Outgoing personality and team player capabilities
• Excellent communication (verbal & written) skills
• Experience working with customers
• Ability to work well in a global environment

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Writer]]> Position Title:  Technical Writer 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in  San Jose California  for an experienced  Technical Writer:

As a Software Technical Writer, you will be responsible for leading technical writing projects with team members. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to produce high-quality documentation.   S/he will also help to create technical writing strategy on a high level.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Deliver Online Help, User Guide, Installation Guide, Administrator Guide, Release Notes and Whitepapers for multiple products and services.
  • Develop topic-based, structured, single-source documentation using XML authoring. 
  • Validate, test, review, and edit new and existing customer documentation for quality.
  • Be an expert in documenting features, usage, upgrades and lifecycle etc. for software products within Cisco. Can create a documentation plan for an entire product.  
  • Actively participate in daily Scrum stand-up meetings, weekly planning, and review meetings
  • Have the ability to estimate the working time required to complete a task, or time required for a team to complete a task
  • Be skilled at design thinking, and thinking from the perspective of the user.
  • Plan out tasks to meet deadlines and ensure accountability within the project team.
  • Be an expert at adapting quickly to new scenarios that require specific skill sets and have high levels of ambiguity.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, primarily Software Engineering, Quality Assurance, Design, Project Management, and Marketing to produce high-quality, accurate, and concise customer documentation.
  • Test the user interface for consistency, simplified workflow, and internationalization.
  • Coordinate all translations and vendor relationships as required.
  • Track and manage project efforts using issue tracking software such as JIRA or Rally.
  • Participate in active learning and knowledge sharing sessions with peers in the Technical Publications department.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in technical writing with proven ability to manage technical writing projects from start to finish independently or Master’ s degree with 6 years of experience with technical writing or PHD with 3 years of experience with technical writing.
  • A minimum of 2 years of structured authoring experience using DITA or equivalent framework.

Technical Expertise:
  • Possesses expert-level abilities in the process of breaking down software processes and effectively communicating the breakdown in writing.
  • Has expertise in structuring content in topics that can be grouped together as single deliverable and can also be reused in other documents. 
  • Has a solid understanding of Lean/Agile/XP software development processes, their application to Cisco projects, and how they influence technical writing.
  • Possesses deep understanding of the major aspects software Design, namely design patterns, scalability, test planning & strategy, & security/compliance. Leverages this understanding to inform planning for technical writing projects.
  • Possesses an awareness of the major aspects of software development, namely test automation, build & deploy, performance optimization, & data structures.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Design Engineer 3]]> Position Title:  Software Design Engineer 3

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an opportunity for an experienced Software Design  Engineer at our AAA game studio client in Redmond, WA.

Job Qualifications:
  • Extensive experience writing C# and .Net-based products
  • Experience building REST web services
  • Experience developing Azure-based applications, particularly using Azure Storage and Event Hub
  • Experience developing with a Distributor Actor model based platform, such as Orleans or Akka
  • Developing and deploying container-based applications

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Analog Design Engineer]]> Position Title: Analog Design Engineer (SerDes, DFE/CDR)

Position Description:  Our San Jose, CA  based client is looking to hire an Analog Design Engineer.  This is a direct-hire opportunity.  Relocation available and H1B candidates are welcome.

Job Requirements:
  • Design, simulation and verification of high speed CMOS analog and mixed-signal circuits
  • High speed serial link system behavioral modeling
  • Supervise layout floor plan and design of IC blocks
  • Help define specifications of IC blocks and create design documentation
  • Silicon test, characterization and lab debugging
  • Knowledge sharing/Presentation within design team

Job Qualifications:
  • MSEE or above with minimum 7 years of working experience.
  • Having strong experience in DFE (Decision Feedback Equalizer) or CDR (clock data recovery) circuit design.
  • Experience in DDR or other high speed designs (e.g. PCIe, HDMI, SerDes) preferred.
  • Good system level knowledge on high speed serial link.
  • Strong lab experience on silicon debugging, good understanding on lab instruments(e.g. oscilloscope, network analyzer).
  • Ability to supervise layout floor plan and design.
  • Good understanding of deep submicron CMOS technology process and device physics.
  • Proficiency of EDA design tools (Virtuoso, Spectre, HSPICE, AMS, etc.)
  • Experiences in Verilog, Verilog-A and/or Matlab.
  • Quick learner who is willing to take challenges and to solve difficult technical problems.
  • Good documentation and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English required.
  • Interest  in relocating to Shanghai, China highly desired.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Position Title:  Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer-Sustaining 

Position Description:  Our product development client in  Redmond, WA is looking for a Mechanical Engineer for a  12 month contract.  

Job Requirements:
  • Mechanical engineer with 8+ years experience in electronics packaging ideally for a  highly regulated  industry (medical device or avionics).
  • Experienced with Pro-Engineer/Creo, sustaining designs for EMI mitigation (  experienced with 4th edition EMI standards a plus ), root cause analysis and problem solving, plastic part design, cable/wire harness design and designing for robust environmental requirements.
  • Develop functional requirements. 
  • Understand and applies standard engineering principles.
  •   Create simulations and prototypes to evaluate preliminary designs and test how a machine, structure or system operates. 
  • Design and tests components, and integrates components to produce final product.
  • Monitors quality of products and controls the efficiency of processes. 
  • Evaluates a design' s overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety. 
  • Investigates root causes of failures to maintain quality and recommend improvements.
  • Able to work independently and with a cross functional team. 
  • Able to balance multiple tasks, set priorities and deliver on commitments.
  • Experience working in a sustaining role is a plus.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Protingent, Inc. is a niche staffing firm providing rewarding and exciting work opportunities for Engineering and IT candidates; and specialized, highly-skilled technology professionals to companies nationwide.

 
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Contractor (Manager-level) Consumer Insights & Customer Experience]]> Position Title: Contractor (Manager-level) Consumer Insights & Customer Experience

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA. As a company that is transitioning from a product ingredient company to an experiences company, the Consumer Insights & Customer Experience Team at our client is at the forefront of key initiatives to get closer to consumers and current customers. These initiatives require a data-driven and strategic-minded team member to help develop and execute state-of-the art research initiatives. We are looking for someone who is customer-obsessed and passionate about understanding motivations for brand and category engagement. You are an out-of-the-box thinker, with a high level of curiosity and drive to uncover meaningful insights. This role is a critical part of evolving how we think about and market to our customers, translating consumer learning into actionable strategic guidance that will drive revenue growth.

In this role, you will help build a world-class Insights, Research and Experience function. You will partner with integrated marketing teams and business groups across Geos to develop new ways to illuminate meaningful insights, and provide a deep understanding of consumers/customers globally.

The remit for this role will have you partnering across our Digital Marketing & Consumer Experience Team and the broader marketing teams to understand desired goals and build a transparent model for engagement. Ideally, you have most recently been a strong contributor to a team that is on the cutting edge of work in the Insights field.

Responsibilities include:
  • Function as an insights and consumer strategy go-to resource on the consumer/customer for the Dolby master brand, and select initiative brands  
  • Use research as a front-end for consumer strategy to go beyond basic findings and develop ‘ metrics and insights that matter’
  • Conduct in-house qualitative and quantitative projects, analyses & reporting when not engaging with partners
  • Craft stories from data and insights that present learnings in a visual format with a compelling message
  • Work in close partnership with our sister teams (Digital Content, Communities & Media; Digital Experience & Interactive; Marketing Technologies; App Marketing)
  • Lead key master brand and initiative brand projects including brand tracking, social listening, customer journey-mapping and consumer/customer segmentation
  • Manage day-to-day relationships with research/innovation/strategy agencies globally, and help audit these relationships to ensure that we are using the best possible partners
  • Build plans cross functionally working with marketing, brand strategy, design, business group, and digital teams to drive effective outcomes

Required Skills:
  • 7-10 years of overall insights and customer experience work agency and/or client-side in consumer products or consumer technology
  • A good balance of qual and quant expertise with an understanding of the nuances that go along with both approaches
  • Strong Excel or similar tool (e.g., SAS, SPSS) proficiency with a specific hands-on focus on quantitative research datasets
  • A proven understanding of a wide range of research methodologies and associated best practices
  • Deep knowledge and expertise writing and programming screeners, surveys (e.g., Qualtrics) and discussion guides
  • Experience managing and leading research/insights initiatives including partner agency engagement from project start to finish
  • Experience conducting research projects in global markets and managing teams remotely
  • Strong presentation skills, with comfort telling our story to anyone from junior to C-Suite levels
  • A quick learner with strong business acumen who commands influence across marketing and willingly challenges current assumptions
  • A track-record of translating data into compelling stories for stakeholders with differing levels of experience
  • A track record of partnership and collaboration, providing strategic guidance to stakeholders and client groups
  • Strong communicator with the ability to drive and influence strategic buy-in from stakeholders
  • Comfortable working within a test & learn culture that’ s known for speed, agility 

Preferred Experience
  • Bachelor’ s or Master’ s degree in marketing, business or the Social Sciences
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across a matrixed organization
  • Experience with using insights to inform brand strategy
  • Experience with social listening tools (e.g., Netbase) globally
  • Experience running and managing customer loyalty panels (e.g., Fuel Cycle)
  • 1-2 yrs. hands-on experience working with data/analytics dashboards (e.g., Tableau, Beckon)
  • A data-driven mind who can foster rigor and discipline in all that we do, to convey expertise and credibility in our work
  • Direct experience with insights in the entertainment or retail verticals

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[AI Engineer]]> Position Title:  AI Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an opportunity for an experienced AI Engineer at our AAA game studio client in Redmond, WA.

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience shipping AAA current or last generation console games as an AI Engineer.
  • 2+ years of professional C++ experience.
  • Strong debugging and optimization skills.
  • Strong knowledge of AI gameplay as well as game AI algorithms.
  • Strong cross-team communication skills. You must work well with creatives (e.g. artists and game designers).
  • Extensive development in a multi-player environment.
  • Experience developing enemy behaviors for action games.
  • An amazing passion for creating games.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Test Engineer or Test Manager]]> Position Title:  Sr. Test Engineer or Test Manager

Position Description:  Our San Jose, CA  based client is looking to hire a Sr. Test Engineer or Test Manager.

This is a direct-hire opportunity, open to pay rate. Based on the role there is an option to work in the US or Shanghai (relocation package offered for San Jose or Shanghai).  H1B candidates are welcome.

Must speak  in Chinese and English fluently.

Job Requirements:
  • Play a critical role in ATE (automatic Test Equipment / SLT (system level test) Test Program / Load Board Development and Debug, focusing on  Large Scale Digital Chip, Mixed Mode Chip and SOC Chip, which are designed and manufactured on deep submicron process (90nm, 65nm, 40nm, 28nm, 22nm, 16nm). 
  • Support the R&D team and play a critical role in DFT (design for test), also focusing on the large scale chips discussed above.
  • Play a critical role in ATE / SLT production, which include but not limit to the following:  
  1. Improve the test coverage to achieve the lowest ppm failure rate
  2. Reduce the test time and use less expensive test platform to reduce the cost
  3. Transfer test program / load board one factory or the other factory (factories) to increase the capacity

Job Qualifications:

Sr. Test Engineer:
  • B.S. Degree or above in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or other Science & Engineering major;
  • 5+ years of working experience in VLSI ATE Test 
  • Interested in relocating to Shanghai, China
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English
  • Good documentation and presentation skills
  • Quick learner who is willing to take challenges and to solve difficult technical problems.

Test Manager:
  • B.S. Degree or above in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or other Science & Engineering major;
  • 10+ years  of working experience in ATE Test  and 1-2 years management experience
  • Will consider candidates that only speak Chinese and English (relaxing on read and write portion) 
  • Good documentation and presentation skills;
  • Quick learner who is willing to take challenges and to solve difficult technical problems.

 

Preferred:
  • Advantest 93K related working experience preferred. 
  • CPU related working experience preferred.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Software  Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington for an experienced Software  Engineer. 

Job Requirements:
  • 5+ years experience C++
  • UI design

Preferred:
  • Android
  • RESTful API design
  • embedded/IOT applications

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mixed Signal PCB Circuit Design Engineer]]> Position Title: Mixed Signal PCB Circuit Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington for an experienced Mixed Signal PCB Circuit Design Engineer. 

Job Requirements:
  • Analog and Digital circuit design (concept to product).
  • Laboratory environment experience.
  • 2-5 years experience

Preferred:
  • Project Management Experience
  • Manufacturing Environment Experience

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mobile Applications SDET]]> Position Title:  Mobile Application SDET

 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct-hire opportunity with our client in Kent, WA. 

Job Requirements:
  • 4+ years of software testing experience
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited university
  • Passionate about software testing with the key ability to think critically to identify software breaking issues
  • Strong experience with C# is ideal.  Alternatively, advanced exp. in  Java, C, or C++ etc is okay but MUST be  willing to learn and work in C#.
  • Experience with Andriod  and iOS automation is required. Strong in one and familiar with other is okay.
  • Tested and released at least one iOS or  Android product to market
  • Proven ownership of test projects, designing test approaches, documenting and regressing bugs, and executing test passes
  • Nice to have: Xamarin, Visual Studio emulators,  Jenkins, and JIRA or similar.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Mechanical Systems Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr. Mechanical Systems Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting FTE opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA for an experienced Sr. Mechanical  Systems Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Design mechanical components and systems using solid modeling and design analysis tools
  • Generate drawings and coordinate fabrication / procurement of parts and assemblies
  • Assemble and test electro-mechanical components, assemblies and systems
  • Support off-site field installations, including management of vendor teams performing physical labor
  • Ensure the structural safety of designs and as-built systems through detailed design analysis and documentation
  • Initiate and manage a lightweight product data management system, including BOM and design documentation
  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments

Job Qualifications:
  • Superior at mechanical design and highly experienced at CAD and drawing creation
  • Proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Well-versed in structural analysis – hand calculations and FEA
  • Experienced with procurement and vendor management
  • Understands quality control and inspection methods
  • Experienced in assembly and integration, testing, and field operations
  • Experienced implementing a product data management (PDM) system
  • Comfortable mentoring junior engineers
  • Has a learning mindset and ability to quickly ramp up on new technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with complex projection and “ 4D” systems, VR systems, or other systems that create interactive and immersive experiences a plus

Required computer skills:
  • Solidworks or equivalent
  • ANSYS or equivalent
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Project Management software, such as Smartsheets or Jira
  • Experience in building construction management and knowledge of Washington State building code is preferred

Education:
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from accredited institution and 10+ years relevant experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Professional engineer license desired.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Engineer

Position Description: Protingent  has an exciting contract-to-hire opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experienced Software Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Follow-through from project inception through design to detailed completion. 
  • Iterate on solutions based on internal and external (customer) feedback. 
  • Develop end-to-end data management solutions including database schema, database back-up & management, and performance tuning. 
  • Participate in design process, gathering requirements with other engineers and designers. 
  • Create measurable success, be self-directed, and prioritize your own workload. 

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience building commercial software in C++ or similar language
  • Strong programming and fundamental computer science skills
  • Experience building high-scale, high-reliability network e-commerce products a plus
  • A bachelor' s degree in computer science or equivalent

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan. 
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Web Applications Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Web Applications Software Engineer

Position Description: Protingent  has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experienced Web Applications Software Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Follow-through from project inception through design to detailed completion
  • Iterate on solutions based on internal and external (customer) feedback
  • Develop end-to-end data management solutions including database schema and performance tuning.
  • Rapidly prototype web user interfaces
  • Participate in design process, gathering requirements with other engineers and designers
  • Create measurable success
  • Create open and re-usable web application components

Job Qualifications:

Experience with many of the following languages and tools is expected:
  • PHP or similar web programming language (Java, Python, Ruby, C#/.NET)
  • Javascript, AJAX, and Javascript libraries like jQuery
  • HTML and CSS
  • MS SQL / Oracle / MySQL
  • Memcached
  • Linux
  • C/C++ experience is desirable but not required

Education/Experience:
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years professional experience in software development

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan. 

 
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[eCommerce Software Engineer]]> Job Title: eCommerce Software Engineer

Job Description: Our client  in Bellevue, WA is looking for  eCommerce Software Engineers that have significant experience working on highly scalable distributed systems, building robust services that interface with internal and external service providers, and consuming/instrumenting big data for analytics and reporting.

You will have a  passion to work on evolving the worlds' largest digital distribution and eCommerce platform.

Job Requirements:
  • Design and implement features and services in C++ at scale
  • Research, analyze, and design fraud detection methods
  • Troubleshoot application issues and provide possible solutions with appropriate risk assessments
  • Support auditing, trending, and reconciliation efforts for financial specialists

Job Qualifications:
  • Five years experience shipping and maintaining production level software in technologies including:
    • Large scale SQL application experience
    • Service and application development in C++ (preferred), Java, or C#
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical design, concepts, and risks to non-developers
  • Track record of delivering high-impact and complex projects on time with extremely low defect rates
  • Background in online payment processing, analytics, and/or financial auditing systems

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan. 
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Hardware Test Engineer]]> Position Title:  Hardware Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Hardware Test Engineer

Job Requirements:

Design verification activities to design quality into our products. Activities include develop and execution test plans and procedures. Perform functional, stress, system, and other types of testing.  Identification of test tool requirements, and participation in specification and design reviews.  Must be able to execute tests with little to no supervision.  Find complex bugs, root cause and track them while recording and informing others of all appropriate and relevant info.

Job Qualifications:
  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic or C/C++.
  • Demonstrates strong design and/or test skills.
  • Demonstrates managing through ambiguity, and technical problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, leadership, verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Hands-on experience in the development of high-volume consumer electronic products
  • Experience with electronic displays and display optical measurement equipment (imaging colorimeters, spectroradiometers, integrating spheres, optical detectors and components, oscilloscopes)
  • Qual: AA/BS and 1 to 2 yrs. experience acceptable.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDET 2]]> Position Title:  SDET 2 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  SDET 2

Job Requirements:

Design verification activities to design quality into our products. Activities include develop and execution test plans and procedures. Perform functional, stress, system, and other types of testing.  Identification of test tool requirements, and participation in specification and design reviews.  Must be able to execute tests with little to no supervision.  Find complex bugs, root cause and track them while recording and informing others of all appropriate and relevant info.

Job Qualifications:
  • BS, MS or PhD in EE required and/or 10-15 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic or C/C++.
  • Python programming, Web app development using ASP.Net Core
  • Demonstrates strong design and/or test skills.
  • Demonstrates managing through ambiguity, and technical problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, leadership, verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Extreme attention to detail.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Android Engineer]]> Position Title:  Android Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  direct hire  opportunity with our client in  Bellevue Washington for an experienced  Android Engineer:  You' ll be responsible for the implementation, test and support of mobile applications that enables private and secure services for our customers.

Job Requirements:
  • Develop mobile application software on Android
  • Implement automated unit and functional tests
  • Conduct root cause analysis and resolution of customer support issues
  • Report directly to the CTO

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or other Engineering discipline
  • Prefer 2+ years professional Android software development experience
  • Prefer experience with java and/or kotlin
  • Passionate about online privacy and security
Company Benefits
  • Generous employee stock options
  • Employee health, vision and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible work hours

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Mechanical Designer]]> Position Title:  Sr. Mechanical Designer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client on the Eastside who is  looking to add a Sr. Mechanical Designer to their team.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Ability to organize and lead other ME' s
  • At least 5 succesful product launch cycles
  • Good intuition for appropriate level of testing / validation vs when to run with hunches

  • A passion for building things, inspiring others with your skills & infectious attitude

  • A portfolio of built work that demonstrates familiarity with a broad range of high volume manufacturing techniques

  • 7+years of experience in aerospace, consumer electronics, power tools, or transportation design

  • Familiarity with designing/integrating component modules (PCBs, Motors, I/O, Displays, Batteries, etc.)

  • Experience with one or more parametric 3D CAD packages (NX, Creo, SolidWorks)

  • Bachelor’ s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Engineering Project Manager]]> Position Title:  Engineering Project Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client on the Eastside  for an experienced Engineering Project Manager.

Our client  is looking to hire an Engineering Project Manager w/ 5-7 yrs. experience  to support cross-functional teams on projects with an Electro-Mechanical w/ SW element thru SDLC.  The teams are comprised of highly technical engineers but  a high technical bar or a degree  is not required. This is not a decision-making role.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage project schedules for each group. Including building upon it, re-vamping dates, and monitoring team alignment
  • Document decisions and update as needed
  • Handle inter-dependencies
  • Follow up with teams regarding timelines, etc.
  • Create and distribute summaries  for larger groups to foster communication.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have some PM exp. with cross-functional teams on consumer products  thru SDLC. Special consideration for those working teams of  Electro-Mechanical products  w/ SW element. 5-7 yrs. total experience requested.
  • Must have a proven track record, ideally  with  Sm to Mid size Co. wearing lots of hats.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer]]> Position Title:  Electrical Engineer

Position Description:  Our client is seeking an experienced, talented Electrical Engineer to join their team.This position would be responsible for providing electrical engineering expertise and support to projects and clients in  their Seattle and San Francisco offices.

Job Requirements:
  • Represent the company  with a high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Build and maintain rapport with new and repeat clients
  • Participate in project scoping and planning
  • Circuit design, management of PCB layout, circuit bringup and test
  • Lab work (prototyping, soldering, rework, inspection, debug, etc.)
  • Collaboration and communication with others across disciplines, companies, and skill levels
  • Conduct technical reviews
  • Contribute to hardware architecture and product definition
  • Lead NPI efforts on site at international ODM facilities
  • Meet and exceed client and partner expectations
  • Deliver high quality results on schedule and within budget
  • Contribute to the growth of the business through evangelism and network outreach

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of product development experience, ideally covering all phases initial concept to manufacturing ramp up, as well as circuit design experience with a focus on mixed signal and embedded system hardware design
  • Experience with relevant technologies, including but not limited to wireless technologies, hardware debug, small footprint software design, ultra-low power systems, switching power supplies, and battery management
  • Independent and self-directed, able to manage projects and act as a technical lead as needed
  • Able to engage third parties (partners, clients, and suppliers), and able to articulate technical ideas and tradeoffs to a non-technical audience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience writing firmware for embedded systems a highly desired skill
  • Direct experience laying out PCBs
  • Experience with Altium
  • Familiarity with consumer electronics design, development, engineering, and manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with embedded Linux systems from hardware to BSP

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Consultant 5]]> Position Title: Technical Consultant 5

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

The candidate will be responsible for the successful and timely delivery of  support for Sign customers and escalations from other internal support groups and the wider sales organization. The successful applicant will work directly with customers and Adobe engineering teams. This position requires the ability to rapidly diagnose problems, evaluate trade-offs and develop reliable solutions. Applicants must have the ability to read, write, and communicate in English.

Responsibilities:
  • Respond to customer inquiries with product and technical issues from a global customer base
  • Escalate critical support issues from customers to the appropriate internal channel
  • Help report bugs to our QA team and work with the QA & Engineering teams to resolve customer issues as soon as possible
  • Assist in communicating to customers about issues impacting their service
  • Verify that the issues have been resolved prior to communicating to the customer
  • Execute internal processes to streamline and scale Support work
  • Curate a portion of our support communities to pro-actively support the customer value experience
  • Review incidents to determine steps to anticipate, prevent, or mitigate the customer' s challenge Be fulfilled by solving problems for others (community & product) and enjoy providing excellent customer service
  • Play a key role in growing and improving our culture/framework of great customer service

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a customer facing role, ideally in support of high tech products with a track record of customer satisfaction
  • Previous development/programming experience (Java, C#, JavaScript, HTML, XML, AJAX, RESTful web services)
  • Knowledge of Salesforce API, Force application strongly desired
  • A good understanding of enterprise application integration, including SOA, ESB, EAI, ETL environments and an understanding of integration considerations such as process orchestration, customer data integration and master data management
  • Candidates with a background in software/product support from either Web based or SAAS solution environment
  • Skills in using diagnostic tools along with a methodical, pragmatic approach to resolving technical issues
  • Clear sense of integrity, work ethic and a sincere passion in helping customers solve technical issues
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication with excellent phone mannerism in the English language
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Able to work on own initiative and not just prescriptive guidelines
  • First shift, but flexible and willing to cover nonstandard business hours and holidays as needed
  • Technical background, particularly with online software (SaaS) products with prior experience in customer care, product support or user testing/QA
  • Industry knowledge of financial services, government, healthcare, education, and/or real estate
  • Use of ticketing systems, community management systems, and blogging tools
  • Bonus if fluent in an non-English language

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Development Manager]]> Position Title:  Software Development Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Seattle, Washington for an experienced  Software Development Manager.

Job Requirements:
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Develop the long-term strategy for your teams and translate that into an achievable roadmap/action plan
  • Deliver updates at regular cadence within team and to leadership
  • Recognize and adopt best practices in software engineering: design, testing, version control,
  • documentation, build, deployment, and operations.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering
  • Travel (Approx. 5%, mostly on the West Coast).

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree with a major in computer science or computer engineering
  • Experience using agile development practices (e.g SCRUM, Kanban, etc)
  • 3+ years of industry experience managing technical professionals (software developers, development managers, and/or technical program managers)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDET]]> Position Title:  SDET

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract to hire opportunity with our client in Tukwila, Washington for an experienced  SDET

Job Requirements:
  • Develop, execute, and maintain automation test scripts
  • Develops strategies for improving test processes and recommends to management
  • Researches new testing tools and techniques and/or develops new testing tools and methodologies as appropriate
  • Log, manage, and retest defects in bug tracking system
  • Understand and compose feature specifications and create test suits for all product components focusing on UI and usability across multiple devices (desktop & mobile)

Job Qualifications:
  • BA / BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience as Automation Engineer
  • Experience with automation frameworks  Cucumber /  Selenium WebDriver is preferred
  • Familiarity with fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming Languages like C#, Java, C++ etc.
  • Experience with testing with Javascript
  • Experience with SQL queries/PostgreSQL database with GIS knowledge plus
  • Familiarity with basics of web development (HTML 5/CSS 3/Angular 4.0) a bonus

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Tester 5 - Architect ]]> Position Title: Tester 5 – Architect   

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop entire test strategy and approach for massive data migration and integration project
  • Coordinate test execution across multiple workstreams
  • Drive E2E testing, track progress to plan
  • Facilitate Test meetings, work with PMO to remove roadblocks
  • Work closely with Scrum teams to ensure testing meets business needs (traceability)
  • Follow industry standard agile software design methodology for development and technical documentation

Required Skills:
  • Data migration and integration (ETL and data warehousing)
  • Experience testing applications at scale
  • 10+ years of software development & testing experience with full cycle
  • 10+ implementation experience throughout the application lifecycle
  • Full stack experience from UI through databases Broad understanding of object-oriented and functional programming paradigms.
  • Comfortable with at least one scripting language (e.g., bash/python).
  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements and ask questions as necessary.
  • Working with test-driven development and software test automation Good verbal and written communication skills Tech Stack - SAP, SFDC, Hana, Hadoop, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and a part of a team - Team attitude and ability to multi-task

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Radiochemical Technician]]> Position Title:  Radiochemical Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an incredible contract opportunity for a Radiochemical Technician at our cutting-edge client in Bellevue, WA:

Job Qualifications:
  • BS in radiochemistry, nuclear science/engineering, chemistry, or chemical engineering
  • 2+ years of laboratory experience in experimental radiochemistry or chemistry and chemical synthesis
  • Experience with characterization methods, solid state chemistry of actinide compounds and knowledge of analytical chemistry required
  • Inert atmosphere gloveboxes experience and understanding
  • Demonstrated knowledge of radiological detection and survey
  • Demonstrated performance of basic and applied research in radiochemistry and nuclear

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Ruby on Rails Developer]]> Position Title: Ruby on Rails Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bothell, WA for an experienced Ruby on Rails Developer with a track record of full cycle development ownership and successful completion to join their team on a 6 month+ contract.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Experience with the full development cycle  of  products in  ROR
  • 3+ years of RoR experience
  • Strong securities and testing experience with Rails
  • Strong web or mobile based technology experience such as HTML, CSS, and JS
  • SaaS interaction design experience is a big plus
  • Ability to share code written and explain role in the creation of a product
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills as well as a collaborative mindset with ability to work closely with a team

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidate
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Industrial Controls Electrical Engineer]]> Position Title:  Industrial Controls Electrical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an incredible contract opportunity for an Industrial Controls Electrical Engineer  at our cutting-edge client in Bellevue, WA:

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum education: B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent (advanced degree a plus)
  • Recognized expert with 5+ years in the fields of electrical power distribution (e.g. 480/277V, 208/120V, 240/120V) design implementation and troubleshooting
  • Recognized expert with 5+ years in the fields of advanced control systems and instrumentation design or equivalent
  • Ability to deliver a complete electrical design package including electrical load estimates, single-lines, wiring and loop diagrams, panel layouts and schedules, data sheets and specifications
  • Experience with inductive heater power supplies and controls, or equivalent process heating methods
  • Capable of electrical calculations to determine the circuit protection and protective devices required for power and control circuits
  • Familiarity with the selection, sizing, and regulations of power distribution components (e.g. switchgear, distribution panels, disconnects, breakers, transformers, inverters, MCCs)
  • Experience incorporating standby power systems into electrical power distribution (e.g. generators, battery backup units)
  • Field experience in start-up/commissioning, troubleshooting, diagnostics, testing, and calibration of electrical systems
  • Experience with electrical design per electrical codes and regulations (e.g. NEC, NFPA, UL)
  • Familiarity with working with and/or developing industrial process flow diagrams (PFD) and piping & instrument diagrams (P&ID)
  • Experience with data acquisition and controls for complex engineering systems with many I/O signals from highly-varied sensors and instruments
  • Experience in the design of advanced control systems (e.g. PLC- or DCS-based) including programming, configuration, user-interface/HMI design, historian setup, and communications
  • Experience in managing and controlling large quantities of experimental data, maintaining archival and quality control of data sets with operational historians
  • Experience in Siemens, Allen-Bradley, and/or LabVIEW based automated control systems a plus
  • Experience with SPICE, Eagle, LabVIEW/NI, and other I&C/EDA related tools required
  • Experience with CAD software to deliver design deliverables (e.g. AutoCAD Standard, AutoCAD Electrical, or SolidWorks).
  • Experience with data acquisition for simulation validation a plus
  • Experience with high-temperature experimental efforts a plus
  • Experience with Nuclear Instrumentation and Controls a plus
  • Ability to participate in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists with demonstrated results
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills, creative thinker
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently during a given work week
  • Ability to handle projects that include multiple objectives and ability to resolve conflicts between objectives.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum direction to solve challenging problems
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trustworthiness and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork
  • Experience with quality assurance and quality control standards and practices
  • Nuclear design experience and working under a certified NQA-1 program preferred but not required

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Position Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join their team on a contract with strong possibility for conversion and/or extension.

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years Mechanical and/or Structural Design experience
  • SolidWorks expertise (5, 000 hours)
  • Nuclear experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per (ASME Y14.5M)
  • Experience with FEA analysis – ANSYS, SW Simulation or ABACUS
  • Experience with design codes such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Experience in heat transfer analysis and thermodynamics analysis - CFD a huge plus
  • Experience in high-temperature mechanical design (> 1000F)

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - Full Stack]]> Position Title: Software Engineer – Full Stack  

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Consistently deliver readable, maintainable and efficient code.
  • Troubleshoot programming problems independently and in peer groups.
  • Participate actively in Scrums, sprint planning meetings, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Rapidly mockup a proof-of-concept implementation of an idea and present to internal stakeholders.
  • Staying informed of new tools, libraries, and best practices and sharing ideas with the team for continuous improvement of the tool-chain and development process.

Qualifications / Requirements:  
  • 7 years of experience in full-stack software development, preferably using Lean/Agile/XP SDLC.
  • Proficiency in Java (1.7 or later), JUnit, database technologies.
  • Experience developing web applications ( expertise in all/most of these ) - Spring, MVC, JPA, REST, Jackson, SOA, JPA
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems with expertise in Bash, Perl, PHP, Python
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, AngularJS, Web Components, NodeJS
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Spring Data, Hibernate, etc.)
  • Experience with modern tooling (Eclipse / IntelliJ, Maven, NPM, Grunt, Git, Chef, Cloud Foundry, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles Solid knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, and componentization approaches and security protocols Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Experience in software design patterns, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs and micro services.
  • Experience working with GIT, Maven or Gradle, Cloud Foundry, Web Services
  • Experience developing applications using reactive frameworks like nodejs, Spring Boot, Play or a solid
  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a plus
  • Ability write unit tests(TDD practices) for backend and frontend services
  • Experience with any of these frameworks or programming paradigms: Play, Akka, API Gateways, Reactive Programming, Java NIO
  • Experience with API and micro services development with exposure to using a 12-factor apps
  • Experience Big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark or IOT will be a bonus
  • Exposure to building scalable, stateless, resilient & highly available applications and services like AWS, Azure, App Engine, Heroku, etc.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Quality/Regulatory Business Systems Analyst]]> Position Title:  Quality / Regulatory Business Systems Analyst 

Position Description:  Our client is seeking a Quality /Regulatory Business Systems Analyst for an exciting contract position at their campus in Redmond. The Position Communicates and collaborates with Team Members and 3rd party vendors to conduct analysis of complex Quality and Regulatory business problems to be addressed via process and technology solutions. Design and implements Quality System and Regulatory business processes to support long term, effective, cross functional operations that are compliant with US and International regulations such as   Universal Device Idenficiation (UDI),   Premarket approval (PMA), and European Union Medical Device Regulations (EU MDR). Enact controlled processes and methods to correct Quality System and Regulatory data quality issues. Keep metrics of data quality and data quality improvement to demonstrate effective corrections and corrective actions.

Job Requirements:
  • Determine requirements for new and updated Quality/Regulatory business processes
  • Construct and implement process designs for new and updated Quality/Regulatory business processes
  • Work cross functionally across multiple functions to make sure all stakeholders needs are addressed
  • Specify requirements, approve IT system designs, and write test protocols for IT systems and tools needed to support Quality/Regulatory business processes
  • Develop and deliver software validation documentation per requirements of the non-product computer systems validation requirements.
  • Perform data corrections to correct and maintain legacy Quality and Regulatory data
  • Establish metric system for measurement and management of Quality and Regulatory data quality
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in Pharma/medical device industry.
  • At least 3 years of direct experience with UDI, regulated systems and documentation.
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing processes of increasing scope which have spanned multiple disciplines including Quality, Regulatory, Sourcing, Engineering, Production and IT
  • Knowledge of US and international regulations such GMP, UDI, and EU MDR
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of the system development life cycle
  • A demonstrated ability in creation of requirements and test script documents
  • Demonstrated ability to document as-is business processes and to articulate designs using flow charts, swim-lane diagrams, value stream maps or other process documentation technique.
  • Must show strong judgment and time management skills
  • Must understand the components of running a fiscally successful project
  • Excellent Communication (Verbal and Written), analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:
  • Computer training including use of the internet
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Experience with QAD
  • Experience implementing business and IT processes to support UDI
  • Lean process development
  • Proficient task management including prioritization skills
  • Self motivated, organized, efficient and process oriented
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Works well under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Tactful, exercises independent judgment and discretion
  • Professional presentation and strong interpersonal communications skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - Full Stack]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer - Full Stack

Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle,  Washington for an experienced  Full Stack Software Engineer: 

Position Description: 

The ideal  candidate will have  a diverse set of experiences demonstrating the ability to perform full stack development across multiple domains.

Job Requirements:
  • Expert agile software development engineer
  • Established track record of delivering complex software solutions to delight customers by working on consumer-based  products. Not soley enterprise applications  that only benefit the organization.
  • Ability to thrive in small setting while writing technical specs (not just following them) w/ 1 week sprints, investigating future products, demos, etc.
  • Problem-solving skills and the abilities to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements and effectively prioritize program deliverables
  • A proven ability to work hands-on in a fast-paced changing environment requiring creativity and independent judgement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work in a changing environment and work under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments

Education/experience:
  • Bachelor' s degree and/or Master' s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 3  years of software development experience

Preferred:
  • Experience delivering solutions on AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • Experience delivering mobile iOS or Android apps
  • Expert coder at several software development languages (C#, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.)

Bonus:
  • Experience with computer vision, machine learning or intelligent systems
  • Experience delivering augmented and virtual reality experiences

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Software Engineer - Computer Vision or Machine Learning]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer - Computer Vision or Machine Learning

 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting FTE  opportunity with our client in Seattle,  Washington for Software Engineer w/ computer vision and/or machine learning experience.

Job Requirements:
  • Experience with computer vision, machine learning  or intelligent systems
  • Expert agile  software development engineer
  • Established track record of delivering complex  software solutions to delight customers
  • Problem-solving skills and the abilities to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements and effectively prioritize program deliverables
  • A proven ability to work hands-on in a fast-paced changing environment requiring creativity and independent judgement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work in a changing environment and work under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments

Preferred
  • High performance GP/GPU computing using OpenCL, CUDA or DirectX
  • Experience delivering augmented and virtual reality experiences
  • Experience delivering solutions on AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • Experience delivering mobile iOS or Android apps
  • Experience delivering user experiences on frameworks like Unity or Unreal
  • Expert coder at several software development languages (C#, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.)

Job Qualifications:  Education/experience/certifications
  • Bachelor' s degree and/or Master' s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5  years of software development experience

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Multimedia Producer]]> Position Title: Multimedia Producer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

The Marketing and Communications team supports: executive communications, marketing programs, and events. We are a small and nimble team, where everyone wears many hats and are all willing to pitch in on whatever tasks necessary to support and promote our internal customers. We care passionately about building technology to improve people’ s lives, while enabling a thriving ecosystem around our initiatives.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Multimedia Producer leads our multimedia asset strategy, development and execution. This individual develops brand storytelling style and strategy; creates, develops and manages the production of multiple assets (print / graphics, videos, animations) in accordance with style guides, ensuring brand consistency; and manages video and audio (podcasts) projects and resources across the organization. In addition, the Multimedia Producer collaborates with Marketing Mangers and experts in different groups to create quality, persuasive communications, being responsible for brand enforcement, storyboarding, vendor interfacing, project management of all production jobs, and concept presentations.

We are looking for a dynamic, detail-oriented, hard-working professional with a solid education and background in multimedia, and a desire to work on a fast-paced, creative environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with marketing managers and their clients to define production project goals, business objectives, scope, audio/visual elements, budget, timeline, and priorities. Recommend and create appropriate assets based on requirements and creative briefing
  • Manage other stakeholders to ensure messaging and content management are coordinated and consistent across assets
  • Prepare concepts and scripts for multimedia pieces.
  • Research and develop story ideas and prepare final story proposals for approval.
  • Facilitate the creation of scripts between internal client, marketing manager and copywriter
  • Apply visual storytelling skills to develop multimedia pieces.
  • Monitor and manage for multimedia project activities from start to finish.
  • Identify and assign work to Videographers, Graphic Designers, and another production staff.
  • Make shooting arrangements such as identifying shooting spots, hiring crew, reserving equipment, and making transportation arrangements.
  • Manage budget, production crew, and editorial decisions.
  • Ensure that project meets milestones, budgetary constraints and editorial standards.
  • Analyze resource requirements and equipment needs for production.
  • Obtain approvals at every project phase for smooth and continuous production operations.
  • Stay updated with latest media technique, web trends and production technologies.
  • Work with creative / brand team to ensure brand compliance
  • Lead internal and outsourced production resources
  • Facilitate the selection of voiceover talent and models.
  • Direct presenters in delivering messages persuasively and succinctly
  • Editing video and audio, creating graphics, compositing, writing and encoding, or manage outside specialists performing the work
  • Desired but not mandatory: editing footage, inlay sounds/music, animation, transitions and overlay copy/messaging, logos, insertions of branded intro and sign-offs.
  • Create animations and/or manage outside animation specialists.
  • Manage outside agencies / specialists to produce printed assets, swag, etc.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’ s or technical degree in Art/Design or Advertisement
  • Experience in multimedia asset production (3y min), and specifically in video production (1y min) performing duties such as assisting with video pre-production including, planning, scheduling, scripting and storyboarding; and / or video post-production coordination including editing video and audio, creating graphics, compositing and authoring
  • Extensive experience applying knowledge of the principles and practices used in the production of printed assets, infographics, animations, videos and multimedia programs
  • Experience with software such as Adobe After Effects, Premier, Photoshop, In Design and Illustrator a plus
  • Self-starter who can think quickly and creatively in a fast-paced environment; comfortable with ambiguity and rapid change.
  • Excellent organizational skills, diligent, and accustomed to handling multiple responsibilities and projects under tight timelines
  • Strong writing and proofing skills.
  • Eager to get hands-on with the technology and figure out how things work.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer in Test]]> Position Title: Software Engineer in Test

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA.   Our Redmond client is seeking a talented Engineer to join the QA team.

The Software Engineer in Test is expected to collaborate within a cross disciplined team to create and execute test plans and schedules, develop and enhance software test frameworks for automated regression testing. The candidate will also help strengthen and supplement our internal testing infrastructure thru process improvements and adoption of industry best practices.

Skills:
  • Strong software engineering and test principles.
  • Strong programming experience in C, C++ and Python.
  • Collaborative team player with clear communication and documentation skills.
  • Experience/exposure to Agile/SCRUM
  • Experience with Embedded Linux distributions. Boot loaders, such as Das– U-Boot or barebox
  • Embedded software development tools sets such as IAR Integrated Development Environment
  • Demonstrable experience testing embedded systems
  • Experience with RESTful interfaces, curl
  • Must be a detail-oriented individual with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with version control and build systems such as, git, svn, cvs, perforce, clearcase, buildroot, Jenkins, Cmake

Experience:
  • 3 + years of overall software test and quality assurance in embedded systems for Linux/RTOS
  • 3 + years of software engineering experience in C or C++
  • 1-3 years of embedded systems experience (Embedded Linux or  RTOS)
  • Experience profiling applications for performance characterization.
  • Demonstrated experience shipping embedded software products

Additional Pluses:
  • Control system design and implementation.
  • Practical knowledge of signal processing.
  • Practical knowledge of antenna/satellite communications.
  • Python experience

Education:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical field (e.g., math, physics) required.
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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[AEM Quality Engineer]]> Position Title: AEM Quality Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • The candidate will provide quality assurance testing for new/updated CMS templates and components for adobe.com, using AEM / CQ and supporting technology.
  • The candidate is required to work closely with global teams to analyze reported bugs in JIRA and consolidate QA status using Confluence and other tools.
  • Must have practical experience with Agile/SCRUM methodologies, the candidate will work with Stakeholders/Product Managers in sprint grooming, planning, retrospective meetings, and to provide testing support in bi-weekly release cycle.
  • The candidate is required to help us create, scale and maintain test automation strategies and actual implementations for highly trafficked web applications in Selenium/WebDriver, Cucumber & Java.  Contribute to the maintenance and expansion of our continuous Integration (CI) environment.
  • It is required that the candidate be able to think outside the box when proposing solutions to problems within Adobe.
  • The candidate must be self-driven and able to work with ambiguous requirements with little or no guidance.

Required Skills:
  • 5+ years experiences with Content Management System (CMS) in general,
  • 3+ years experiences using AEM (Adobe Experience Manager)
  • 5+ (formerly known as Day CQ)
  • Solid understanding of Web based project test methodology, test environments, bug life cycle, and frequent code release deployment QA support.
  • Hands-on testing automation experience – from defining automation strategy, to planning and creation, through implementation.  Solid knowledge of object oriented programming Java or Python, along with requisite coding and debugging skills.
  • Knowledge of presentation, Web, business and data access layers and their interactions.
  • Experience with cross-browser, cross-platform and mobile device testing.  Must have experience using virtualization technologies (VM Ware, Sauce Labs, etc.) Experience working with highly trafficked, high performance, scalable Web applications.
  • Familiar testing with and have applied current Web client-side technologies – JSON, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, XML, etc.
  • Able to quickly understand and interpret design and technical specifications, and provide QA time estimates.
  • Ability to adjust and respond to scheduling and/or technical changes, with the ability to analyze and communicate any increased risks and/or testing considerations resulting from such changes.
  • Self-starter, ability to adapt to shifting tasks and to support multiple requests.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good problem solving and diagnostic skills.
  • Team player.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Android Developer]]> Position Title:  Android Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Seattle, Washington for an experienced  Android Developer.

Job Requirements:
  • Make engineering decisions regarding Android development
  • Build intuitive, visually engaging Android experiences
  • Drive product direction by interacting with industrial designers, mechanical engineers, marketers, product managers, electrical engineers and executives

Job Qualifications:
  • BS  preferred.
  • Experience writing production-quality Java code
  • Solid computer science fundamentals including Object-oriented Design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
  • Well-versed in tools and techniques for production coding, including inline and internal documentation
  • Crafting well designed APIs and unit testing

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[FPGA RTL Design Engineer]]> Position Title: FPGA RTL Design Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

This position will be part of a team responsible for the FPGA code development to prototype and validate new memory system solutions.  This individual will participate in FGPA code development and IP verification, FPGA system debugging and testing, Lab validation and execution activities. This position requires the candidate with expertise of FPGA code development and RTL verification,  and with FPGA system bring up and debugging skills.

Must haves:
  • Expert on  Verilog programming and C/C++ or Visual Basic
  • FPGA RTL Design Expert - Expertise on FPGA code development and IP verification, Expertise on hardware and software debug tools on FPGA system. Experience on memory system e.g. DDR3/DDR4/PCIe interfaces.     
  • Fully understand logic design methodologies and tradeoffs
  • Familiar with PCIe, AXI and memory protocols
  • Good verification and debugging skills
  • Good FPGA system design knowledge and familiar with Xilinx FPGA environment
  • EE, CE, CS or related fields Bachelor+ (Senior level)
  • IP verification, DDR3/DDR4 Memory Controller, PCIe Controller
  • Be able to read and understand technical specifications and communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats.
  • Demonstrated technique problem solving and analytical skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[iOS Developer]]> Position Title: iOS Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Build intuitive and engaging iOS experiences for a diverse user base
  • Writing quality Objective-C code
  • Research new technologies

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s in Computer Science
  • Well-versed in tools and techniques for production coding, creating well-designed APIs 
  • Experience in unit testing and documentation
  • Ideal candidate will have published apps in the App Store

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidate
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Systems Engineer Lead]]> Position Title:  Systems Engineer Lead

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract to hire opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington for an experienced  Systems Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • Negotiate and document hardware and software interfaces at the system level.
  • Participate in the planning, design and scheduling of projects at the group level.
  • Interface with customers or vendors in consultation with management.
  • Translates goals and requirements into system design.
  • Provides technical leadership at the group level.

Job Qualifications:
  • 7+ years' experience, ideally 2+ as a lead engineer
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in operating system design and development.
  • Experience in C, Perl, Python, Unix Shell, GNU Make.
  • Skill in troubleshooting, analysis and problem solving
  • Skills in creating detailed technical documentation
  • Skill in conveying technical information to non-technical users
  • Skill in handling multiple competing priorities
  • Experience with word processing and spreadsheet software sufficient to perform and report on the duties required of this level
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Verification Engineer]]> Position Title:  Verification Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Mountain View CA  for an experienced  Verification Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • 7-12 yrs of experience with UVM and C.
  • Need at least 80% of those years with recent and direct use of UVM, 20% C.
  • Strong debug skills, good scripting skills.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

        
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Test]]> Position Title:  Mechanical Test Engineer 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Mountain View, California  for an experienced Mechanical Test  Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • Participate in verification testing to support FDA submission
  • Support reliability testing and data collection
  • Document and summarize test results
  • Execute equipment and fixture qualification
  • Basic mechanical assembly and fixture development
  • Support day-to-day operations as needed  

Job Qualifications:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • A can-do attitude and desire to learn
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong written/verbal communication
  • Creative

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Machine Learning Engineer]]> Position Title:  Machine Learning Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Machine Learning Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Use statistics, machine learning, and datamining techniques to create scalable solutions for business and industry problems
  • Analyze and extract relevant information from large amounts of both structured and unstructured data to help automate and optimize key processes
  • Design, experiment and evaluate highly innovative models for predictive learning
  • Work closely with software engineering teams to drive real-time model experiments, implementations and new feature creations
  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
  • Track general business activity and provide clear, compelling management reporting on a regular basis
  • Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical approaches

Job Qualifications:
  • PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, or in a highly quantitative field
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience in predictive modeling and big data analysis
  • 1+ years of experience using R/SAS, Matlab, or SQL
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving ability

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Design Verification]]> Position Title:  Design Verification   

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client on the Eastside  for a  Design Verification position. 

Job Requirements:
  • Looking for someone to supplement their team  and help take their  design to mass production with strong electronics, design validation, layout and soldering skills.
  • Strong communication, and good organization skills.

Job Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree or better is required
  • Design and validation test experience
  • 3-5 years of hands-on electronics experience 
  • Mechanically oriented to manage boards - NPI builds including troubleshooting, sorting, storage, and  schematic entry.
  • Layout experience preferred in  Altium
  • Proficient soldering and rework of fine-pitch SMT components,

Nice to have: 
  • Flex Circuit design for high volume manufacturing (2 layer flexes)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting 9 month contract for an experienced Software Engineer at our AAA game studio client in Redmond, WA:

Job Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of C# programming experience including both console and web development.
  • Strong SQL skills.
  • 1+ year of game industry experience.
  • Driven by Data.
  • Excellent problem resolution, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and deal with ambiguity in fast-paced environment.
  • Strong understanding of IT Infrastructure.
  • Understanding of Product Build / Release Processes

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Systems Designer - Sandbox]]> Position Title:  Systems Designer - Sandbox

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting 6 month contract with strong extension potential for an experienced Sandbox Designer at our AAA game studio client in Redmond, WA:

Job Qualifications:
  • 3+ years working as a developing core mechanics on a first person/third person shooter title
  • Deep understanding of gameplay and game design theories and practices
  • Proficient in using game editing software such as Unreal, Unity, Frostbite, etc.
  • Experience in using a text based scripting language (C#, LUA, UnityScript, etc.)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • A love for shooters in general

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Animation Tools Engineer]]> Position Title:  Animation Tools Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting 12 month contract for an experienced Animation Tools Engineer at our AAA game studio client in Redmond, WA:

Job Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of professional C# and C++ experience
  • Experience developing large WPF applications
  • Experience working with large and complex tools and codebases
  • Experience shipping AAA title/s in animation and/or tools role
  • Strong cross-team communication skills. You must work well with artists and designers
  • Good understanding of algorithms, performance, optimization and debugging
  • Solid 3D Math skills (linear algebra and trig.)
  • Strong UX design sensibilities
  • Experience with current animation tools and middleware
  • Experience with different 3d art packages and pipelines
  • Python programming experience
  • Experience with LUA

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDE]]> Position Title: SDE

Position Description: Protingent staffing has an exciting long-term contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA.

The successful applicant will perform software dev engineer role working with world class touch and display products.
  • Work first hand with cutting edge display and touch technologies
  • Be part of a world class team of display and touch experts
  • Work with the best testing equipment suppliers

Job Responsibilities:
  • SW development tools for large scale data collection and analysis.
  • SW tools and scripting for display and touch testing stations.
  • SW support for touch and display related firmware trouble shooting and root cause analysis.
  • Automation on optical measurement test equipment and other electro-optical test instrumentation.
  • Work with minimal supervision. 
  • Availability to provide after-hours support when required is a plus.

Job Requirements:
  • Minimum BS in computer science or computer engineering, general Engineering, or physics. Advanced degree (MS/PhD) is a plus.
  • 3 years or more experience in software development and testing.
  • Programming skills and automation on test platforms (C#, Powershell, C++, LabView).
  • Basic understanding of color science, how optical measurement devices (colorimeters, spectrometers, photodiodes) work and hands on skills in hardware testing are a great plus.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Test Engineer]]> Position Title:  Test Engineer

 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting FTE  opportunity with our client south of Seattle  for an experienced  Test Engineer.  Multiple openings.

The ideal candidate would be a highly-skilled electrical engineer with excellent mechanical aptitude who is a pragmatic problem-solver & innovator who has a thorough understanding of the use of various tools and equipment for prototyping and testing. The candidate needs the ability to work with everything from raw drawings to detailed CAD models to fabricate close-tolerance parts, as well as jigs and fixtures.

Job Requirements:
  • BS Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience electrical engineering or a closely related technical field with mechanical engineering experience

Job Qualifications:
  • Performs the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, harnesses, instruments and mechanical assemblies
  • Advanced electrical (digital/analog) & RF theory knowledge
  • Advanced automation programing (C, Java, Batch, Lua, Logic)
  • Hands-on experience with operation and programming of bench RF/DC/AC test equipment such as Network Analyzers, Signal Generators, Power Meters, Pulse Generators, Oscilloscopes Spectrum Analyzers, HI-Pot Testers & Cable Harness Testers
  • Experience with developing production test systems and its subsequent commissioning/training
  • Advanced schematic interpretation
  • Ability to use precision measuring devices
  • Solid documentation, organization and record keeping

EXPORT COMPLIANCE DISCLAIMER
  • This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Full Stack Developer]]> Position Title:  Full Stack Developer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Santa Ana, CA.  As a Senior Engineer, you will take on a key role as a member of our development team.   You must have knowledge in all stages of software development.   You' ll be working alongside other engineers, collaborating on the various layers of the infrastructure for our platforms/applications.   You will have responsibility for the architecture, design and development of various features for new innovative software & service solutions to be run and supported by  subsidiaries world-wide.   Your primary responsibilities will be:
  • Contribute to overall architectural design of web applications & services.
  • Maintain S/W quality and ensure responsiveness of all applications & services.
  • Collaborate in the design and launch of new applications/features/functionality.
  • Ensure applications are compliant with current security and data protection standards/protocols.
  • Highly experienced with back-end programming languages (i.e. Python, Java, .NET, Javascript, etc.)
  • Proficient experience using:  (advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as Spring, Angular JS, React JS, etc.).
  • Development experience for both mobile (Android & iOS) and desktop (OSX & Windows).

Must – Skills / Knowledge:
  • Understanding of container and micro-services architectures
  • Deployment of commercial products on Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Direct experience with Java, OSGI frameworks
  • Angular JS web application development
  • Proficiency/software in design and development of Java REST API' s
  • Python development on Windows and Mac platforms
  • Experience with databases (SQL/No SQL) and effective design/use
  • Fluent in the use of common development tools like Github, Junit, Jenkins, Eclipse, Selenium

Desired – Skills / Knowledge:
  • Familiarity with systems administration of Linux and Windows servers
  • .NET/C# background desirable

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Design Engineer - Networking]]> Position Title: Senior Design Engineer – Networking

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

The Memory Solutions Lab (MSL) is part of the Memory Business Unit, the industry' s technology and volume leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SRAM memory.  MSL’ s vision is to solve key problems & optimize architecture solutions for Cloud & Data center environments. We are an integral part of the R&D focus & lab innovation engine. We work closely with development teams to bring feature innovation to product roadmaps.

The Candidate will be a key technical member of System Architecture Lab.  He or she will join a team of experts in researching and developing innovative data center/ cloud networking, storage, and compute ASIC/ FPGA and system solutions. The ideal candidate must have prior experience developing architecture and design of leading edge networking, storage, embedded computing ASIC and/ or FPGA.

Responsibilities:
  • Research architectural trade-offs of networked storage controller ASIC/ FPGA
  • Research, evaluate and integrate acquired hardware Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Develop new IP for high performance networked storage based solid state drives
  • Research emerging technology standards and map to optimal implementation in FPGA/ ASIC
  • Work with other hardware/ software architects developing one of a kind innovative FPGA prototypes, contribute to feasibility studies & developing solutions
  • Assist software architects developing Linux/ Windows device driver, test and debug
  • Propose and execute on innovations in software and hardware architecture based on their benefits to large-scale applications.

Required Skills:

 
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of development experience and expertise in at least one of the following:
    • Ethernet protocol accelerators such as TOE / UOE
    • RDMA protocols such as InfiniBand, iWARP, RoCE v1/v2
    • 10-100 Gb Ethernet controller, switch, or RNIC
  • In depth background in HDL development, synthesis, debug, simulation, test bench creation and debug using CAD tools (Synopsys, Mentor, Cadence, or FPGA tools)
  • Solid expertise in computer architecture, including experience with some of the following: server systems, data centers, processors, memory hierarchy, memory subsystems, storage, I/O and networking.
  • Must be highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to meet aggressive project deadlines in a team environment
  • Ability to work successfully with cross-functional teams, including coordinating across organizational boundaries and geographies.
  • Ability to create near term value within a strategic research environment.
  • Comfortable working in a multinational environment and understands how to leverage cultural diversity

Preferred Skills:
  • Hands on lab prototype set up, testing, measurement and debug is highly desired.
  • Understanding of low level software and device drivers such as Firmware, Boot, UEFI, PCIe, Ethernet controller and similar device drivers is desired.
  • Understanding of typical hyperscale and data center applications and benchmarks desired.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDET 1]]> Position Title: SDET 1

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Design and development of test plans for specific programs.
  • Perform repeatable testing procedures and processes.
  • Verification of triggers, stored procedures, referential integrity, and hardware product or system specifications.
  • Interpretation and modification of code as required including batch files, make files, Perl scripts, queries, stored procedures and/or triggers.
  • Project scope may include writing automation test scripts for simulating user interactions such as data entry, menu selections, mouse actions, data I/O, etc.
  • Application level configuration skills.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or Technical Certifications. Business/functional knowledge helpful.
  • 0-1 year Software testing experience in a Windows client/server environment.
  • Experience in development and/or database administration experience using a Microsoft product.
  • Experience with batch files and command-line Windows utilities may be needed.
  • Some knowledge of software quality assurance practices.
  • Ability to read logical and physical data model diagrams.
  • Ability to read and write and code in C# required

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Firmware Engineer - EPD]]> Position Title:  Sr. Firmware Engineer - EPD

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

We are currently looking for Firmware Engineers to join our rapidly growing Enterprise Product Development in San Jose, CA that is developing the next generation of enterprise solid-state flash technologies. Our core development focus is the host interface firmware layer that sits in the intersection of system software and flash management firmware. This key host interface firmware technology drives breakthrough V-NAND technology and enables our customers to power performance-oriented, demanding, enterprise-class applications ranging from hyper-scale data centers, to big data processing, to software defined virtualized storage arrays and infrastructures.

The ideal candidate for this role would share our passion for creating and innovating new technologies, and thrive in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, results-driven environment. We are looking for highly talented, passionate, and versatile engineers that can create the next generation enterprise SSD solutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Design and development of high performance firmware and software for cutting-edge enterprise SSD products.
  • Debug, optimize, and validate SSD firmware on complex embedded multi-core architectures.
  • Support customer qualification and adoption of SSD products.
  • Participate in ground-breaking advanced SSD storage development and research projects.

Required Skills:
  • BS and 10+ years’ experience MS and 8+ years’ experience  in Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, of relevant experience in storage firmware development is required.
  • Strong programming experience and demonstrated proficiency in C/C++ for embedded systems, including development of algorithms, manipulation of complex data structures, and implementing highly optimized code, is required.
  • Relevant hands on experience in embedded software or firmware development, including storage devices or other embedded platforms is required.
  • Experience with ARM or equivalent embedded multi-core microprocessor architectures is required.
  • Hands on experience with JTAG/ICE debuggers and protocol analyzers is required.
  • Some scripting experience in one of Python/Perl/Javascript is desired.
  • Familiarity and experience with modern agile software development methodologies and practices is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, as part of a local and globally distributed team.
  • Good oral and written skills for communication and documentation of technical information.
  • Open to domestic and/or international travel.
  • Is comfortable working in a multinational environment and understands how to leverage cultural diversity.
  • Storage industry experience and familiarity with SAS/SATA/NNMe protocols is preferred.
  • Experience with one or more of the following storage related technologies is HIGHLY PREFERRED: NAND Flash/FTL, Fibre Channel, NVM Express, SAS, SATA, SCSI, SSD, PCI Express, eMMC, or UFS is beneficial.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Graphics Developer]]> Position Title:  Graphics Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for an experienced Graphics Developer at our Triple A tile game studio client in Redmond, WA:

Job Qualifications:
  • 3+ years professional experience coding in C++
  • 1+ years professional experience graphics and shading language coding
  • BS Degree in CS or equivalent
  • Strong graphics, mathematics, debugging, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated self-motivated detail-oriented developer
  • Familiarity with 3rd party packages: Maya, Max, XSI, etc.
  • Worked on/shipped a AAA title
  • DirectX experience: DX11, DX12, etc.
  • Console development experience

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Position Title:  Project Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Bellevue Washington for an experienced  Project Manager:

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Engineering or related.
  • PMP Certification
  • AACE Certification
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in project management is required. Department of Energy experience preferred.
  • Strong background in project management and project controls, with advanced skills using standard PM software solutions, including Primavera P6, MS Project, or Jira, and cost processing tools such as Cobra or Ecosys. Broad and comprehensive technical knowledge of nuclear engineering and general engineering practices.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Planner / Scheduler - Project Controls]]> Position Title:  Project Controls – Senior Planner / Scheduler

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Bellevue Washington for an experienced  Senior Planner / Scheduler:

Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Project Management, Accounting, Business Administration, or other related disciplines. PMI SP® or PMP® certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years working in a R&D and/or Engineering project planning / scheduling or project controls organization.
  • Subject matter expert in the use of project Oracle’ s Primavera P6. Must be able to exploit all features of P6 in schedule development. Ability to train/teach advanced P6 to project controls personnel.
  • Subject Matter Expert in planning and scheduling using the critical path method.
  • Advanced Excel skills for manipulating data in excel to import into P6.
  • Engineering project experience in the commercial nuclear power industry.
  • Experience with engineering and construction of industrial process facilities.
  • Experience in the application of Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies in schedule development, maintenance, and reporting.
  • Experience performing Critical Path methodologies to identify schedule-related problems which arise during project execution and a demonstrated history of recommending and implementing corrective actions utilizing creative solutions to minimize impacts to project schedule.
  • Experience with baseline change control and exposure to other project controls disciplines including cost engineering, risk management, and estimating are desired.
  • Strong technical writing skills with good communication, computer, and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional organization and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage complex projects with multiple work phases.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trustworthiness and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager - Global Product Operations]]> Position Title:  Project Manager – Global Product Operations

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in  Menlo Park California  for an experienced  Program Manager:

Job Requirements:
  • Understand, document and follow the end-to-end business processes required to execute the project Closely work & coordinate with data center teams across the globe to plan activities.
  • Document end-to-end business process (workflows) as they are defined throughout the project.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders as required to schedule planned outages on their infrastructure Maintain project status through dashboards, wiki pages, status reports as required.
  • Identify & track key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the business impact of the project Manage expectations of all interested parties – define clear project goals with key deliverable and milestone dates.
  • Work with the various engineering teams to design and develop a scalable solution that meets the goals and objectives Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall project Oversee deployment tasks (tactical cut over activities).
  • Drive problem resolution despite ambiguity or uncertainty.
  • Build relationships, gain consensus, remove roadblocks and focus on the solution.
  • Develop and manage project plans and ensure on-time delivery. Provide day-to-day coordination for projects and tasks.

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space.
  • Data center industry knowledge and experience in Infrastructure Proven project management, inter-personal, and communication skills, with attention to detail.
  • Must have project management experience in building scalable, enterprise tooling initiatives, defining roadmaps and translating strategic initiatives into tactical, objective projects.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with individuals across the organization and in other geographies to accomplish necessary initiatives.
  • Ability to walk the line between business and technology.
  • Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills Ability to be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented Organizational and time management skills. Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple initiatives simultaneously.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Having worked in datacenter environment

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[FPGA RTL and Verification Engineer]]> Position Title:  FPGA RTL and Verification Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA. This position will be part of a team responsible for the FPGA code development to prototype and validate new memory system solutions. This individual will participate in FGPA code development and IP verification, FPGA system debugging and testing, Lab validation and execution activities. This position requires the candidate with expertise of FPGA code development and RTL verification, and with FPGA system bring up and debugging skills. Job duties and responsibilities 1. RTL coding and verification (70%) 2. Debugging and testing FPGA system on Linux server environment (30%)

Position Requirements:

Education: EE, CE, CS or related fields Bachelor+

• Be able to read and understand technical specifications and communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats.

• Demonstrated technique problem solving and analytical skills

• Be able to work on a computer; work while standing; move and operate electronics lab test equipment.

• Expertise on FPGA code development and IP verification, Expertise on hardware and software debug tools on FPGA system. Experience on memory system e.g. DDR3/DDR4/PCIe interfaces.     

• IP verification, DDR3/DDR4 Memory Controller, PCIe Controller Computer Skills: Proficient in Verilog, and familiar with least one of the following programming languages: C, C++ or Visual Basic. Knowledge of Perl or Python scripts is a plus.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer  

Position Description:  Our Triple A title gaming studio client in Redmond, WA is looking for an experience Software Engineer for a 6 month contract.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years working with C++, ideally C++ 11/14
  • Experience using Lua as an embedded scripting language
  • Experience working with user interface features and systems
  • Professional game development experience on one or more shipped titles

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[RF Systems Engineer]]> Position Title: RF Systems Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA for an RF Systems Engineer to help design cool products in an incredibly fun, fast-paced, and collaborative team environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Consulting with clients on solutions using off-the-shelf wireless standards and thinking out of the box when no standard meets product requirements
  • Explaining RF system level performance  and trade space options to clients with varying levels of technical proficiency
  • Understanding, creating, and using  RF propagation and link budgets
  • Staying on the cutting edge of wireless trends
  • Working with FW/EE and RF team members to design scalable RF systems that account for interference and band crowding issues
  • Performing detailed RF design work
  • Specifying requirements for manufacturing test systems for wireless products

Minimum Requirements:
  • 4-year degree in RF Engineering or related field; MS or PhD a plus
  • 8-plus years of experience in design of RF systems
  • Solid understanding of wireless communication protocols such as Bluetooth, BLE, WiFi, LoRa, Microwave Links, GPS, NFC, Mobile (GSM, LTE)
  • Solid understanding of and experience in the creation and use of RF link budgets and propagation models throughout the design cycle from first concepts to design validation and production ramp-up
  • Experience with product architecture development and product requirements elicitation, including development of custom or semi-custom radio architectures
  • Product development experience, including RF design, manufacturing, and testing methods, preferably for high volume products
  • Understanding of low level physical layer RF issues and coding
  • Circuit level RF design experience
  • Experience or interest in interfacing directly with clients as a technical leader
  • Experience or interest in low power battery operated systems
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to work in small and large multidisciplinary teams

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidate
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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Electrical Engineering Lead]]> Position Title: Senior Electrical Engineering Technical Lead

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA for a Senior Electrical Engineering Technical Lead to help design cool products in an incredibly fun, fast-paced, and collaborative team environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical oversight and leadership of electrical engineering work on a project
  • Act as the main point of contact for clients on electrical engineering questions
  • Participate in project planning and risk mitigation with project managers and other engineering disciplines
  • Perform early phase product investigations including system architecture, power budget development, and PCB floor planning
  • Conduct detailed circuit design and analysis, including schematic design  and simulation
  • Oversee PCB layout in cooperation with our in-house PCB design team
  • Perform bring-up, functional validation, and debugging of PCBs
  • Develop and execute test plans
  • Design for manufacturing, test, and assembly
  • Interface with contract manufacturers

Minimum Requirements:
  • 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering or related field; MS or PhD a plus
  • 8-plus years of experience designing and implementing embedded systems hardware
  • Experience in electrical engineering planning and task delegation
  • Experience or interest in high-volume consumer electronics and work with off-shore contract manufacturers
  • Experience with or interest in low power battery operated systems and RF/wireless products
  • Hands on experience in hardware test and validation
  • Experience in part creation and schematic design, preferably in OrCAD Capture or Altium
  • Experience managing PCB layout,  preferably in Allegro/OrCAD PCB Designer or Altium
  • Experience with  regulatory certification of products
  • Experience or interest in interfacing directly with clients as a technical leader
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to work in small and large multidisciplinary teams

 

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidate
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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Archer Developer]]> Position Title:  Archer Developer 

Position Description:  Our client is  looking for multiple Senior Archer Engineers with significant experience with the RSA Archer product.

There will be opportunities to work with Business and IT teams to identify process flows and integration points for existing source systems in Compliance, Risk, Security, and Business Continuity.  Ideal candidates will be able to support solution design, architecture, and configuration, data analytics and reporting, data collection and system integration, and information delivery processes that provide a concise overview of the Security, Risk, and Compliance program posture.

Current project work is to enhance Archer functionality and to further extend the enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance (eGRC) program into 6 new business areas.  This project will automate processes within several business areas to help the organization manage policies, govern existing programs, identify and analyze risk, and demonstrate compliance.

Job Requirements:
  • Day-to-day operational support for the Archer application across a diverse group of business areas leveraging this tool (including Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, IT Compliance, and several others)
  • Lead the development of new functionality for the current Archer project as well as the 2018 work
  • Contribute to planning for several new areas to be added to Archer in 2018
  • Manage the move from an existing datacenter deployment to a new active-active datacenter deployment
  • Go-to SME for all things Archer at PSE
  • Investigate the potential benefits and risks of moving Archer to a cloud deployment

Job Qualifications:

Core Technical Skills Required:
  • Archer Version 6x – this is a must have
  • Advanced Workflow experience
  • Design & Architecture
  • Integration and API
  • Support – install, patch, migrate, support end user base and stakeholders
  • Requirements Gathering – client facing experience with business stakeholders
  • Mapping Requirements to the Archer Solution Space
  • Data Driven Events
  • Notifications
  • Significant experience with Archer core solutions/use cases, ie,   BCM, Vendor, Audit, Issue, Compliance.

    Experience Profile:
  • Bachelor’ s degree and 5 years of experience or combination of specialized training/experience, and 5 years of directly relevant experience
  • • Technical proficiency in security-related hardware and software (specifically Archer); ability to function as a consultant to other IT groups on security matters
  • • Knowledge of security controls for servers and workstations
  • • Understanding of various operating environments, e.g. Windows, Unix, Linux, Cisco (IOS, UCS), AIX, VMWare • Knowledge of working with network routers, LAN bridges, and the communication architectures which link them together • Understanding of security ' firewall' gateways and their designs, configuration and management • Knowledge of security and internal control frameworks such as: ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, COBIT, and COSO • Experience with implementation and management of compliance requirements such as NERC and SOX

Desired Qualifications

• Understanding and experience with other security products and techniques such as token-based dialup authentication, modem callback and password management is desirable

• Ability to effectively adapt to and apply rapidly changing technology to business needs.

Knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence

• Proven ability to work under stress in emergencies; flexibility to handle pressure coming from all directions at one time • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations

• Highly desirable are certifications in one or more of the following:
Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), InfoSys Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP/CISSP), InfoSys Security Management Professional (ISSMP/CISSP), InfoSys Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP/CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Network Security Professional (CNSP) or Associate (CNSA), Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP), CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst, EC-Council Certified Security Analyst, Internet Computer Security Engineer (ICSE), Prosoft CIW Security Professional (CIW-SP), SANS-GIAC certifications family, Security Plus

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 


 

 
 
 
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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Data Analyst - Network Services]]> Position Title: Operations Program Manager – Data Analyst – Network Services

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

We are seeking a Data Analyst with enterprise infrastructure environment experience.  The Infrastructure Services and Operational Support team designs, implements and continuously evolves systems and processes to support all aspects of network and data center operations. In this role you will work closely with Data Center Managers, network engineers, key Infrastructure business stakeholders, and external partners to devise technical solutions for business problems and own delivery from concept to creation. The Data Analyst will support our global deployments and operations within production sites and experimental technology testbeds.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop Presto, Oracle, MySQL, and Hive queries to aid in deployment or operation of Facebook’ s infrastructure.
  • Build python driven pipelines to support forecast, deployment and operational dashboards.
  • Identify bad data within databases and tools. Assist with developing methods to safely and procedurally clean or backfill data.
  • Build and support various dashboards through internal tools or third-party applications such as Tableau.
  • Blend data between varying warehouses and tools to provide consolidated locations for relevant data.
  • Improve internal tools and their utility by analyzing backend data sources.
  • Assist with creation of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and measurable metrics
  • Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions
  • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Foster a culture of data driven decision making

Required Skills:
  • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles and develop creative solutions to problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science, systems engineering, electrical engineering, or technical field
  • Minimum 4 years of work experience in Data Science or Analytics with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets.
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with languages such as Presto, Oracle, Hive development experience.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate attention to detail
  • Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented
  • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
  • Strong systems development and deployment experience preferred

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Operations Program Manager - Network Services]]> Position Title: Operations Program Manager – Network Services

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

We are seeking a project/program manager with web and enterprise infrastructure environment experience.  The Infrastructure Services and Operational Support team designs, implements and continuously evolves systems and processes to support all aspects of network and data center operations. In this role you will work closely with Data Center Managers, network engineers, key Infrastructure business stakeholders, and external partners to devise technical solutions for business problems and own delivery from concept to creation. The Operations Program Manager will support our global deployments and operations within production sites and experimental technology testbeds.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate cross-functional site infrastructure projects in a matrix organization covering a range of areas (data center, network, logistics, supply chain, compliance, and infrastructure software engineering)
  • Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions
  • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made
  • Elicit detailed business requirements by engaging the business to capture clear functional design artifacts using techniques like use cases, data diagrams and process flow diagrams
  • Provide hands on program and project management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks
  • Work independently with minimal supervisiont
  • Foster a culture of data driven decision making

Required Skills:
  • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles and develop creative solutions to problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science, systems engineering, electrical engineering, or technical field
  • Minimum 4 years of work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets.
  • Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate attention to detail

Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented
  • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
  • Cross-functional management skills.
  • Strong systems development and deployment experience preferred

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Antenna Engineer]]> Position Title:  Antenna Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Vancouver  Washington for an experienced  Antenna Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • Dialog close with customer about needs, demands and work out the specification.
  • Antenna system design and integration for multiple platforms (access points, wireless routers, set-top boxes, gateways (LTE, DSL, FTTH), smart meters, etc.) supporting multiple wireless standards, e.g. Zigbee, Z-wave, RF4CE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, etc.
  • Involve all phases of integrating antennas into 802.11n/ac hardware (often in the early stages of development); including case study, antenna selection, design & placement, passive characterization and Wi-Fi OTA test.
  • Antenna array design knowledge is preferred.

Job Qualifications:
  • At least Bachelor degree.
  • Good RF simulation software skill, CST, HFSS etc.
  • Set-top boxes antenna design and Wi-Fi field test experience is needed.
  • Traveling to customer sites for solving complex, interdisciplinary problems with support and Sales efforts while solving.
  • At least 3 years’ experience relative (MIMO)WIFI Antenna design experience.
  • Customer interaction experience.
  • Initiative, aggressive, team spirit etc.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Network Operations Technician]]> Position Title:  Network Operations Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Francisco California  for an experienced Network Operations Tech:

The position will focus on the core functions of network application and security support, maintenance, administration and reporting.  This individual will be required to apply solid technical and problem solving skills in any situation.  Through initiative, leadership.  They will exercise these responsibilities in compliance with Sephora policies and standards along with industry best practices.

Job Requirements:
  • Primary – Monitor alerts from various alerting systems, Nagios, Solarwinds, Cacti
  • Correlate alerts and take proactive measures
  • Participate in very active Live Skype chat regarding retail issues and provide input as well as verification/troubleshooting.
  • Implement Solarwinds features and adjust monitoring as needed
  • Evaluate, recommend and integrate new security technology and tools by conducting feasibility studies and proof of concepts
  • Ensures that acquired or developed systems and architectures are consistent with the organization' s security architecture guidelines
  • Take escalation tickets from Tier2 Helpdesk and Desktop Team for incidents and requests
  • Troubleshoot and administer security services, including External/Internal DNS, SSL certificates
  • Strong understanding of IT Governance Controls
  • Management of next generation firewalls (PAN+Fortinet)
  • Troubleshoot and administer acl requests issues, < 5 ACL issues per day.
  • Troubleshoot and administer juniper SSL VPN.
  • Troubleshoot video conferencing issues.
  • Troubleshoot wireless related issues (Aruba).
  • Monitor alerts in Outlook inbox from various monitoring systems, including Solarwinds, Nagios, Splunk, etc.
  • Review and approve system and network designs to ensure compliance with corporate security policies and security best practices
  • Provide day-to-day support of the LAN, WAN, and WLAN network
  • Perform scheduled and emergency network maintenance
  • Manage and maintain network and security documentation through collaborative applications
  • Proactively identify, isolate and resolve network problems to avoid minimal impact to the business
  • Perform internal audits and reviews to ensure compliance with all security policies
  • Participate in oncall rotation.

Job Qualifications:
  • SSL Certificate administration
  • Ability to work in a fast paced Operations team and organization, preferably retail environment.
  • Solid foundation in web security, mobile security, penetration testing and cryptography
  • Experience with troubleshooting and managing firewalls, especially Palo Alto and Fortinet
  • Must love to document and update Visio Diagrams
  • Experience in the setup, tuning and management of security appliances (next gen firewalls, IPS/IDS, ACS, web filters)
  • Experience with VPN technologies (both IPSec and SSL)
  • Aruba and/or Cisco Wireless Experience a plus.
  • Experience in WAN environments, installing and troubleshooting circuit problems (MPLS, OCxx, T1, DS3) and traffic shaping/QoS
  • Familiar with Layer 3 routing (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP, VRRP) and Layer 4-8 troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of diagnostic networking tools (do you know how to read a packet capture)
  • Knowledge of enterprise monitoring applications.  Splunk or Nagios experience extremely helpful
  • Flexibility in work schedule, off-hours for project implementation and 7 by 24 on-call support
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
  • Must be results orientated, self-motivated and posses high-energy

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKILLS RECOMMENDED

 
  • Relevant industry certification a plus (CCSP, CCNP, CCWP)
  • Technical writing experience a plus
  • Strong understanding network security concepts, technologies and trends
  • Experience performing network security assessments and audits
  • Experience in WLAN design, implementation and security (Autonomous and Lightweight)
  • Knowledge in the following areas a plus (load balancing, compression technologies, SOA applications, network software protocols)

 

Typical Work

 
  • Take request from email or walk-by.  Work with business/application owner to determine issues/requests.

 

 

PREREQUISITES

 
  • 6+ years of experience with networking and security technologies
  • 8+ years of overall information technology experience
  • Bachelors degree in technology related field or equivalent experience

 

OTHER

 
  • Extremely light travel may be required
  • Must uphold the Sephora Values of: Passion for Our Clients, Leading Expertise in Beauty, Innovation, Work Life Balance, Respect for All, Taking Initiative and Teamwork
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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer - Antenna]]> Position Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Vancouver  Washington for an experienced Mechanical  Engineer including: 

Job Requirements:               
  • 4+ years’ experience in Antenna/RF Mechanical Design and Manufacturing.               
  • Understanding of Mechanical Design Principles, the ability to improve current designs, an understanding of drafting principles, dimensioning and tolerancing as it relates to Antenna and RF industry.  Required technical knowledge includes product design, working knowledge of material selection including metals and non-metals and technical knowledge of design software, such as SolidWorks.  Possess an understanding of component manufacturing techniques, such as injection molding, machining and assembly; the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.  Knowledge of Antenna Manufacturing and Design is required.             
  • Experience with designing and testing RF products. Design of custom calibration standards. Must be able to assist the production line by making jigs, fixing machines when needed and must be able to operate 3D printers, LPKF, CNC and Milling machines. Must be proficient in PowerPoint and Excel to generate reports and maintain equipment, provide data for quality system process.

Job Qualifications:
  • Design, evaluate and test new products
  • Support customers on antenna projects from R&D phase through mass production.  Responsible for modeling and tradeoffs for critical mechanical design parameters.
  • Work closely with RF Design engineers to ensure that electrical design intent is captured in robust, manufactural product designs.
  • Provide plant support on new and existing designs, including resolution of quality issues.
  • Create and maintain documentation forms such as ECNs, AVLs, and BOMs.
  • Provide timely updates of critical project information to customers and internal departments
  • Perform design calculations and platform/material selection
  • Conduct lab evaluations of design
  • Prepare drafting designs and related documentation
  • Interface to global proto and production material suppliers
  • Brainstorming possible structures and manufacturing methods
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required.
  • Other duties as required
  • Work with Program Manager to ensure cost targets are achieved and cost analysis is accurate

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Inventory Control and Production Planner]]> Our Eastside client is looking to hire a Inventory Control and Production Planner to join their team.  

Job Description:

The Inventory Control and Production Planner supports planning and building of electronic assemblies for mission-critical aerospace applications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, issue, and control challenging material requirements and production schedules to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet strict production requirements.

  • Evaluate materials supply & demands and MRP schedules, prepare work orders/purchase orders for the production or purchase of components or parts to support a master production schedule and inventory requirements.

  • Coordinate with all parties to resolve critical shortage problems or emergency requirements that could delay or halt production activities.

  • Responsible for material analysis of inventory transactions relating to receiving, storing, issuing, cycle counting, material handling, and shipping, including accurate recordkeeping and stringent controls on all inventory item transactions and physical movements.

  • Conduct the inventory count program for all parts, work in process, and finished goods. This includes count entries, reconciling discrepancies, and developing root cause and corrective actions to reach count accuracy goals.

  • Advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems ensuring that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed.

  • Evaluate and make recommendations to the overall planning process consistent with continuous improvement goals.

  • Monitor and communicate timely information when schedules change, and proactively manage and implement recovery plans.

  • Ensure the timely incorporation of engineering change orders (ECOs) that affect ordering, scheduling, and inventory levels.

  • Identify and control the flow of non-conforming material.

  • Perform risk analysis, including identifying and resolving critical path and MRP logic conflicts.

  • Provide coordination with outside vendors for outsourced manufacturing activities.

  • Evaluate suppliers for adequate quality management system and other the performance criteria.

  • Analyze raw material and component requirements and develop manufacturing Bills-of-Materials.

  • Read and understand technical documents.

  • Perform non-obsolescence planning including monitoring end-of-life status of components and subassemblies and managing the sequencing and ordering of tasks and materials relating to spares and repairs orders.

  • Create, write, and modify manufacturing procedures and work instructions related to the above activities.

  • Assist with manufacturing tasks during high-demand periods.

  • Work effectively with multiple managers, reporting to operations manager while taking directions from production and engineering managers.

Job  Qualifications:

  • Recent manufacturing experience in planning, input/output control, bills of materials, routing, inventory management, and purchasing

  • Electronics industry experience with knowledge of electronics products and manufacturing process

  • Electronic component knowledge, including part types and substitutions

  • Working knowledge of both automated and manual MRP planning control systems, with an understanding of nested bills of materials

  • Extreme attention to detail

  • Ability to handle multiple activities and project plans in a fast paced environment

  • Strong Windows application computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

  • Excellent written/verbal communications skills

  • Effective at arbitrating and optimizing needs of multiple departments including Quality, Engineering, Sales, and Customer Service

  • Knowledge/exposure to AS9100 or ISO 9001

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement processes

  • Ability to lift at least 20lbs and walk/stand for extended periods of time

  • This position requires access to information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘ Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Aerospace experience and familiarity with processing circuit card assemblies and electronic box assemblies

  • Awareness and knowledge of counterfeit parts procurement avoidance.

  • Degree in a business, accounting, or engineering related field

  • APICS certification

  • MISys MRP experience

  • Microsoft Access database design and development

  • Knowledge of industry standard assembly practices

  • Understanding electronic schematics and PCB assembly drawings, as well as processing/manufacturing constraints and techniques for electronics products
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Information Security Content Specialist]]> Position Title: Information Security Content Specialist

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Follow & improve upon established process for common requests and issues as related to information security policy management, development, enforcement and awareness
  • Write, edit and update infosec policies, standards, and guidelines in partnership with policy sponsors & subject matter experts
  • Ensure that policies are consistent with business objectives
  • Execute a comprehensive content strategy to increase security policy awareness
  • Comprehend, analyze, and interpret content and communicate critical issues and necessary actions
  • Communicate with management teams regarding status, issues, needs, approach and recommendations.
  • Perform other duties as requested

Required Skills:
  • Project management skills and ability to juggle multiple potentially conflicting priorities
  • Analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Written communication with ability to create formal documents for distribution
  • Active listening skills to gather and document accurate requirements
  • Ability to work crossfunctionally with multiple stakeholders and properly action input and feedback
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor’ s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Functional understanding of regulatory and compliance mandates, such as HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley preferred

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Digital Commerce Manager ]]> Position Title: Digital Commerce Manager  

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA. As a member of the Digital Marketing & Consumer Experience team, the Digital Commerce Manager is central to establishing a “ best in class” digital shopping experience for its customers. This leader will be responsible for developing and driving best practices and procedures for digital commerce for its own eCommerce site as well as across partners such as Amazon, BestBuy.com and other retailer’ s online commerce properties. This position requires mastery in both understanding the digital shopper and online commerce channels they purchase from. This leader will have oversight and responsibility for centralizing commerce metrics and key performance indicators such as conversion, drop off; championing programs that optimize all aspects of the digital shopping experience including shopping page content, copy, mobile experiences and digital investments. Additionally, this leader will develop an acute understanding of the complete customer journey within a digital shopping environment including product research, consumer insights, post purchase behavior and A/B testing to continually optimize the eCommerce environment.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide oversight for the digital commerce customer journey across all channels supporting digital commerce, revenues, partner stakeholders to document and drive improvements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to manage all aspects of the Digital Commerce business (including content strategy and development, optimize traffic initiatives, commerce page design, customer services, web analytics) to facilitate channel planning and drive consistency in digital merchandising.
  • Act as a relentless customer advocate with an undeterred focus on delivering a world-class digital store experience; including the monitoring of consideration resources such as ratings and reviews, social media conversation, and product page Q&A.
  • Continuously optimize creative message strategies, increase performance, testing message content, images landing pages, frequency, segments and more.
  • Maintain expert-level knowledge of commerce channel ad products (i.e. Amazon Marketplace developments) customer trends and market factors, utilizing the category review process to identify key factors affecting performance.

Required Skills:
  • Prefer 5 years experience in an eCommerce marketplace environment (Amazon, eBay, Google Shopping) or driving a eCommerce retail environment.
  • Proven track record of search, paid advertising, commerce paid optimization and asset refinement to maximize conversion.
  • Responsive work style with strong project management from concept to driving alignment, resource allocation and managing deadlines.
  • Skilled at delivering and articulating analysis and recommended actions.
  • Experience optimizing web pages with title tags, meta descriptions and headers.)
  • Ability to work cross functionally with content teams, data and insights team to drive effective outcomes
  • Ability to manage agency resources
  • Willingness to work with alongside a fast-paced team
  • Experience working on brands in entertainment and/or consumer electronics a plus
  • Experience working with influencers in entertainment and/or consumer electronics a plus

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Web SW Engineer]]> Position Title: Web SW Engineer

 

Position Description: Our Eastside client is looking for a web software engineer to help design a high-performance web application for scientific and communication devices.

 

Job Requirements:

Familiarity with Web Application frameworks with emphasis on highly interactive, application-like user interfaces with high-speed real-time updates

Experience with the full stack of technologies that make up a Web Application, from the server-side back-end to client-side UI frameworks, push and pull communication approaches

React – must have

Redux – must have (Flux or Angular are substitutes for Redux, but Angular is less desirable).

UX/UI or Java SE programing ability (must have one)

Strong JavaScript programming ability

Multi-threaded design experience

Ability to work with little supervision

Willingness to capture requirements from sometimes sketchy specifications

Good written communication skills

4 years of software industry experience

Four-year Computer Science degree

This position requires ITAR clearance.

 

Job Qualifications:

Desirable additional components:

redux-form, material-ui, node.js, Meteor

CSS and HTML 5

Linux application programming

C++ and Python language background

Network setup and TCP/IP familiarity

Electronics hardware understanding

Distributed objects (CORBA/DCOM)

 

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Computer Architect for CPU]]> Position Title:  Computer Architect for CPU

Position Description:  Our San Jose, CA  based client is looking to hire a  Computer Architect for CPU.  This is a direct-hire opportunity,  Relocation available and H1B candidates are welcome.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Study next generation CPU architecture and state-of-the-art new compute features,
  • Define CPU architecture and compute feature for designers to implement,
  • Design and develop methodology and infrastructure to evaluate architecture,
  • Design innovative methodology, flow and tools to improve the efficiency of CPU architecture validation and verification, and
  • Discuss with designers of new compute features and provide feedback on design and implementation of future compute features.
  • Based in San Jose, CA with travel to Shanghai required - no language requirement

Job Qualifications:
  • MS Degree in relevant discipline (CS, EE, Math). PhD helpful,
  • Strong programming skills in C or C++,
  • Strong background in computer architecture, parallel processing, signal processing and/or high performance computing or a strong background in in computer architecture related to data security, memory hierarchy and in-memory process technology,
  • Experience in characterizing and modeling system-level performance or power, executing comparison studies, and documenting and publishing results,
  • Optional/Plus - Background in computer vision, machine learning, or any HPC domain,
  • Optional/Plus - Strong programming skills in Perl, Python etc.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Development Engineer]]> Position Title:  Software Development Engineer

Position Description:  Our client is seeking candidates for a long term project. The ideal candidate will bring strong experience with the following skill sets:

Job Requirements:
  • C#
  • Embedded / firmware development (C/C++)
  • Windows Driver Development Kit  / Visual Studio
  • Device product development (software)
  • User and kernel debugging

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[R & D Developer ]]> Position Title: R & D Developer  

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA.

You will be responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for defining, developing, and evolving forward looking product ideas in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
  • Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards
  • Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities
  • Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
  • Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen
  • Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science or in “ STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in software development OR Master’ s degree with 2 years of experience software development.
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

Technical Expertise:
  • MUST HAVE experience developing Hybrid Mobile Apps (both Android and iOS) - Hybrid Mobile App development
  • MUST HAVE Hands-on experience with modern day JavaScript frameworks ( React.js and/or React Native) 
  • The job requires skills in BOTH React.js and React Native, but if the candidate only has experience with one of these, it will be OK as long as they have a good attitude AND have also good experience developing Mobile Apps on both Ios and Android
  • Sencha is good to have, but not required.
  • Proficiency with implementing REST web services and JSON.
  • Ability to switch between different technologies in a short period of time is a big plus.
  • Well-developed analytical skills.
  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Familiarity with working in a PaaS environment (like force.com) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Amazon IaaS is a plus.

Business Acumen:
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

Leadership:
  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

Personal Attributes:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Design for Test Engineer - DFx, Qualification and Manufacturing]]> Position Title:  Design for Test Engineer

Position Description:  Our San Jose, CA  based client is looking to hire an DFx Engineer to join their  team in Shanghai.   Relocation package offered and H1B candidates are welcome.   Willing to consider no relocation requirement for very strong ideal candidates.   Must speak and write  in Chinese and English fluently.

Job Requirements:

Be involved in the design process, focusing on reliability and manufacturability design strategy and implementation.
  • Design for manufacture(DFM)
    • Design for test (DFT) strategy, methodology at architecture design stage;
    • Based on DFT strategy, help analog/digital designer to implement DFT RTL/circuit design;
    • Follow up ATE test development and debug, analyze issues and propose solution;
    • Base on deep sub-micron process feature, provide strategy and methodology for low DPPM design;
    • Provide DFM rules and/or guard line on 28nm, 40nm process.
  • Design for reliability(DFR)
    • Design for reliability strategy and methodology, such as ESD protection, Latch up protection scheme;
    • Help designer to implement ESD and Latch up protection in design;
    • Provide DFR rules and/or guard line on 28nm, 40nm process;
    • Define reliability test spec and test method;
    • Follow up reliability test, analyze issue and propose solution.
  • Design for qualification,
    • ESD/Latch up test strategy and implementation;
    • Burn in strategy, burn in mode implementation.

Job Qualifications:
  • BSEE or above with at least 3-5 years of experience in DFT, DFM, DFR;
  • Experience in product testability, qualification able and manufacturability;
  • Ability to support test engineer to develop ATE test;
  • Ability to support product engineer to fulfill qualification and characterization;
  • Good understanding of ESD, Latch up protection;
  • Good understanding of 28nm, 40nm process design rule and guard line;
  • Quick learner who is willing to take challenges and to solve difficult technical problems;
  • Good documentation and presentation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English;
  • Interested in relocating to Shanghai, China.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Engineering Tech 2]]> Position Title:  Engineering Tech 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client on the Eastside for an Engineering Technician.   Special consideration for candidates with DO160 experience.

Job Requirements:
  • Associate' s degree from two-year college, technical school, and two years related experience.
  •  
  • Perform complex technical tasks to assist engineers with electronics systems and technical activities relating product development.  Excellent test and troubleshooting skills and independent judgment.
  • Assist engineers with; fabrication and assembling electronics subassemblies for prototype models from schematics, rough sketches and verbal instructions
  • Perform calibration checks on electronic instruments; troubleshoot an electronics system to determine cause and remedy for malfunctioning.
  • Conduct routine engineering tests and detailed experimental testing; solve mechanical or electronics problems involved in the operation of the product; and otherwise assist in general laboratory work.
  • Provide work leadership to lower level technicians.  Work is distinguished by its technical complexity and versatility.
  • Perform test and record data with a minimum of supervision.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Information Security Risk Assessment and Metrics Analyst Contractor]]> Position Title: Information Security Risk Assessment and Metrics Analyst Contractor

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Responsibilities:
We are seeking an Information Security Risk Assessment and Metrics Analyst to join the Information Security team. This position will be responsible for documenting and assessing risks and developing and analyzing metrics as part of the Information Security Risk Management Program. The Risk Assessment and Metrics analyst will be someone that has a passion for identifying, evaluating, and quantifying security risk across a widespread and dynamic environment and helping demonstrate our dedication to security to the world. This role requires a mix of broad business and technical acumen, evaluating risk, and a polished ability to communicate. This is a contract position.

Required Skills:
  • 3+ years of risk management experience, including risk identification, assessment, and remediation, with proven ability to effectively apply risk principles to challenging business situations
  • 3+ years of experience developing, analyzing, and visualizing risk-based information security metrics
  • Experience with developing security reporting that is meaningful and actionable for a variety of audiences including internal stakeholders and external third parties
  • Proficient in delivering messages to a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding
  • Familiar with National Institute Standards and Technology (NIST) security controls, ISO 27000, or other major security controls framework
  • Education: B.S. in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[PCIe Architect]]> Position Title: PCIe Architect

Position Description: Our San Jose, CA based client is looking to hire a PCIe Architect Designer (PHY)  to join their  team in Shanghai.   Relocation package offered and H1B candidates are welcome.   Willing to consider no relocation requirement for very strong ideal candidates.   Must speak and write  in Chinese and English fluently.

Job Requirements:
  • Lead PCIe3.0/4.0 PHY development, including architecture selection trade-off, design partitioning, circuit and logic design, verification, validation and DFT;
  • Work with project design team for whole chip integration and verification;
  • Supervise physical design and conduct SI and PI analysis and optimization;
  • Work with test engineer to develop engineering and production test platform.

Job Qualifications:
  • Master degree or above with 10+ years of experience in high speed IC development and specialized in PCIex PHY;
  • Deep understanding of PCIex standard and the application environments;
  • Hands on experience in PHY architecture and module design; good insight in the implementation issues, test and debug process;
  • Familiar with PCIex compliance test;
  • Proven track record of PCIex PHY product tape out in 28nm process or more advanced process;
  • Positive mindset, self-driven and good team player;
  • Good documentation and presentation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English;
  • Interested in relocating to Shanghai, China.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Memory Control Designer]]> Position Title:  Memory Control Designer

Position Description:  Our San Jose, CA  based client is looking to hire a Memory Control Designer.

This is a direct-hire opportunity, open to pay rate. Option to work in the US or Shanghai (relocation package offered for San Jose or Shanghai).  H1B candidates are welcome.

Must speak and write  in Chinese and English fluently.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Work with TM to define new products for enterprise server and data center applications;
  • Write the architecture and performance requirement spec from the MRD/FRD;
  • Conduct technical feasibility analysis; identify design challenges, and effort estimate;
  • Work with project leader to define design strategy and execution planning;
  • Support application engineers for system test and validation.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master or Ph.D degree with 10+ years of experience in server CPU development with specialty in system memory control and management;
  • Proven track record of server CPU development tape out in 20nm or more advanced process nodes;
  • Solid technical background and in-depth knowledge in CPU architectures and their operations;
  • Good documentation and presentation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English;
  • Interest  in relocating to Shanghai, China is  preferred  but not required
  • DRAM specific background and experience desired

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Build Engineer]]> Position Title: Build Engineer

Position Description: In this position, you will be responsible for developing processes, tools, automation for Software Image creation and delivering Software Images.   You will be required to make the Image creation process efficient and more reliable. You will need to interact across the groups, understand requirements, define standards, processes and deliver tools and automation to successfully meet those requirements.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 7 years of Software Engineering experience
  • 5 years of experience as a SW developer or IT developer
  • 3 years of automation development experience using PowerShell
  • 3 years of development experience using C# (.Net / managed programming)
  • Experience with TFS (Team Foundation System) based Build system a plus but not required
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Hardware Test Data Engineer]]> Position Title: Hardware Test Data Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Our client seeks a Hardware Test Data Engineer who has an aptitude and passion for solving technical problems or optimization via the analysis of test data. As a Hardware Test Data Engineer, you will play a critical role in improving product performance/quality and keeping projects on schedule.

We are looking for slightly impatient individuals willing to face down their fear of failure to accomplish bold things.

Responsibilities:
  • Analyze hardware proto build test data collected in prototype/NPI builds to identify issues and work with suppliers, design and operation engineers to resolve
  • Use data to optimize manufacturing processes, including test
  • Identify key data to be studied and the kind of analysis needed
  • Direct as needed the data investigation done by 3rd party manufacturing partners
  • Drive for automation of analysis
  • Work with IT to set up robust and scalable methods of automatically collecting manufacturing data in a meaningful fashion
  • Present data and findings in a cross functional environment in a clear and concise manner

Required Skills:
  • BS or MS degree in electrical engineering or equivalent field
  • 3+ years of data management and analysis experience
  • 2+ years of analysis of hardware products
  • Deep understanding of GR&R, CpK, correlation and other process control-related statistics
  • Expert in JMP, Minitab, Tableau or equivalent statistical/data analysis tool
  • Hands-on automation of analysis

Nice to Have:
  • 2+ years in consumer electronics
  • strong in test/characterization of typical consumer electronics technologies: sensors, RF, camera, audio, display, battery etc.
  • Experience in Hive and SQL databases
  • Six Sigma certification
  • Experience in working with Asian manufacturing partners
  • Strong ability & experience building cross-functional relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Can-do attitude with the ability to drive results, motivate, and instill a sense of urgency in others
  • Ability to be in a leadership position and achieve results with minimal supervision

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Backend Java Developer - Spark]]> Position Title: Backend Java Developer – Spark

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot programming problems independently and in peer groups.
  • Participate actively in Scrums, sprint planning meetings, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Rapidly mockup a proof-of-concept implementation of an idea and present to internal stakeholders.
  • Staying informed of new tools, libraries, and best practices and sharing ideas with the team for continuous improvement of the tool-chain and development process.

Qualifications / Requirements:  
  • 10+ years of experience in backend software development, preferably using Lean/Agile/XP SDLC.
  • Proficiency in Java (1.7 or later), JUnit, database technologies - building Cloud based applications
  • Candidates need 2 years with Spark
  • Experience developing web applications ( expertise in all/most of these ) - Spring, MVC, JPA, REST, Jackson, SOA, JPA
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems with expertise in Bash, Perl, PHP, Python
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Spring Data, Hibernate, etc.)
  • Experience with modern tooling (Eclipse / IntelliJ, Maven, NPM, Grunt, Git, Chef, Cloud Foundry, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles Solid knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, and componentization approaches and security protocols Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Experience in software design patterns, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs and micro services.
  • Experience working with GIT, Maven or Gradle, Cloud Foundry, Web Services
  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a plus
  • Ability write unit tests(TDD practices) for backend and frontend services
  • Experience with any of these frameworks or programming paradigms: Play, Akka, API Gateways, Reactive Programming, Java NIO
  • Experience with API and micro services development with exposure to using a 12-factor apps

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Cassandra Cluster Operations Specialist - Scrum]]> Position Title: Cassandra Cluster Operations Specialist – Scrum

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for efficient operations of multiple Cassandra clusters
  • Ensure high availability of all of the Cassandra clusters
  • Ensure quick turnaround to bring the Cassandra clusters back in operation in cases of production outage. Debug to identify root cause
  • Tune Cassandra parameters for optimizing query performance
  • Configure new & existing Cassandra clusters for optimum hardware usage

The ideal Cassandra Specialist will have:
  • Skilled level expertise in design of one or more of Big Data infrastructure technologies like Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Apache Apex to meet business application system qualities and performance SLAs.
  • Expertise in prevention, maintenance and recovery activities for 24x7 cloud based services built on big data technologies. Proven track record in delivering 5 9s uptime for services.
  • A technical engineer, with extensive experience in solving challenging issues in high pressure environment
  • Experienced with agile/iterative project methodology such as Scrum, preferably with experience using agile project management tools such as JIRA or Rally
  • Excellent communicator, works well in a team environment, and welcomes challenges
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills demonstrated the ability to assimilate new information and understand complex topics
  • Background and experience in emerging technologies in cloud, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Microservices architecture
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools: New Relic, Nustar, Sensu, Nimsoft, Splunk and Logstash
  • Working experience with Java applications, networking concepts, virtualized environments, continuous integration, deployment and monitoring tools
  • Strong working experience with Java, Database and Unix/Linux and scripting skills
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other businesses
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and " behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Color Display Scientist]]> Position Title:  Color Display Scientist 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington for an experienced  Color Display Scientist.

Job Description:

Design, implement and test computer hardware products that add strategic value to the company. Evaluate business requirements and return on investment.

Improve the design, development, and overall quality of hardware products and development processes.

Provide display pipeline tuning to meet objective specifications and subjective tuning of display pipelines that provide the best psychovisual customer experience.

Responsible for implementing display pipeline test and calibration into production.

Responsible for production launch. Work with other engineers, color scientists, and program managers to develop display for high volume consumer products.

Requires Domestic and International travel up to 25%, some exceptions

Minimum Job Requirements:

Education: Master’ s or foreign degree equivalent in Print Media, Media Sciences, Color Science and Imaging, Computer Science or related field of education.

Experience: Three (3) years of experience in image processing or display.

Education or experience in: Matlab Programming; Image Quality; Color Science; Illumination; Camera Tuning; Project Management; and Computer Vision.

Qualified candidates must meet the minimum requirements for the position

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Interaction Designer, Augmented Reality]]> Position Title:  Interaction Designer, Augmented Reality

Position Decription:Your job is to transform product requirements into user-focused and intuitive products and interfaces for augmented reality applications. You will work closely with our product managers, marketers, designers, strategists, analysts and other key stakeholders. Your tasks will include the creation of experience maps, user scenarios, mockups and flows for augmented reality applications, including:
  • Designing augmented reality user-experiences from low-fidelity sketches to high-fidelity pixel perfect mockups.
  • Staying abreast of AR UX trends and looking for creative ideas and inspiration in parallel products and creative fields.
  • Creating rapid prototypes to validate design concepts with stakeholders and customers.
  • Highly detailed communication of design principles + direction, as well as design specifications to engineers.
  • Working with engineers and creatives to guide the realization of augmented reality applications.

Job Qualifications:
  • A minimum of five years of UX or interaction design experience for augmented reality, 3D graphics, entertainment, gaming, or other relevant field.
  • Strong work portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative 3D and interactive design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UI/UX best practices.
  • Strong ability to recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, including happy path as well as edge and corner cases, and incorporate them into designs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (the ability to effectively sell an idea).
  • Deep understanding of information design / architecture, gestalt principles, and user psychology.
  • Ability to manage time wisely across projects and competing priorities, meet agreed upon deadlines, and be accountable for work.
  • Proficiency in 3D design and animation, graphic design, motion graphics, digital art, a sensitivity to typography, color, layout, and a general awareness of materials/textures.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Computer Vision Scientist]]> Position Title:  Computer Vision Scientist

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Computer Vision Scientist.

Job Requirements:

  • Develop new computer vision algorithms on embedded or server platforms

  • Adapt existing computer vision and machine learning algorithms to solve novel customer problems

Job Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in computer science or equivalent.  MS or PhD in related field strongly preferred

  • 5+ years of experience with computer vision

  • Keywords: deep learning, image processing, video processing, face recognition, image segmentation, object tracking, object recognition

  • Be proactive, have good communication skills, team player, strong analytical skill and innovation ability, be responsible, able to work under pressure at startup

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDE 3]]> Position Title:  SDE 3

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Engineer:

Job Requirements:
Develop software programs of a complex nature, including operating systems, applications and/or network products which may be for external use. Develop project plans, functional specifications and schedules for these products. Design and perform analysis on complex programs and systems. Assist in determining product requirements and enhancements.

Job Qualifications:
  • Responsible for building OS images for upcoming consumer product
  • Experience with WDK and related tools to modify OS images
  • Experience with DISM/ImageX to inject drivers into OS images
  • Experience with diskpart to configure and format storage
  • Experience with WinPE to create customized bootable environments used to provision OS images into systems
  • Powershell proficient. Develop powershell based scripts to automate the installation and customization of OS images
  • Familiarity with Windows driver INF files to customize/adjust the installation of drivers.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDE 2]]> Position Title:  Software Development Engineer 2

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Software Engineer:

Job Requirements:

• Troubleshoot and debug software defects in Windows device drivers

• Implement changes that extend the capabilities of Windows device drivers

• Use kernel debugger to isolate software bugs in Windows drivers (e.g., WinDbg)

• Integrate drivers into custom development builds• Manage software in source code control (e.g., SourceDepot, TFS)

• Write scripts to automate tasks• Work with test team on replicating software failures and analyzing results

 

Job Qualifications:

• At least five years of C or C++ programming experience

• At least two years of driver development experience (preferably for Windows OS)

• Strong software debugging skills, and ability to use various data collection tools and methodologies to analyze problems and develop solutions

• Strong analytical skills• BSCS, BSEE or similar technical degree

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with Windows driver development (KMDF/UMDF) is highly preferred

• PowerShell, C# or .NET experience

• Depth of experience writing Windows OS drivers and using WinDbg

• Experience using test equipment such as oscilloscopes or bus analyzer tools

• Broad, solid knowledge of the Windows platform, especially kernel mode.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - Driver Assistance]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer - Driver' s Assistance

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Jose,  California  for an experienced  Software Engineer.

Responsibilities
• Drive and innovate Highly Automated Driving (HAD) SW component development
• Perform presentations internally or externally directly with customers or the industry at technical conferences
• Define requirements and analyze customer features for future SW components in our Autonomous Driving product line
• Improve the structure of existing code
• Support the definition and improvement of processes, methods and tools for functional safety, perform tool- and software qualifications.
• Support the quotation process by doing detailed estimations

Requirements:
• Bachelor’ s Degree in CS / CE / EE or equivalent
• Experience with embedded software development using C++
• Analyze performance bottlenecks and mitigate them (e.g. by using DMA, GPU)
• Expert C / C++ skills

• RTOS/QNX experience

• Experience with sensor input algorithm development a high preference 
• Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Strong analytical and debugging skills

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[iOS/Android Developer (JR)]]> Position Title: iOS / Android Developer (JR)

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Requirements:
  • BS (MS preferred) and 1-4 years experience only
  • MUST HAVE experience developing Hybrid Mobile Apps (both Android and iOS) - Hybrid Mobile App development
  • MUST HAVE Hands-on experience with  React.js and/or React Native

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SW Engineer - NLP or Machine Learning]]> Position Title: Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  direct hire  opportunity with our client in  Seattle Washington for an experienced  Software Engineer with some machine learning background. The engineer would contribute to various aspects of the product, from writing code on the backend and frontend, to model building and training, and model evaluation. Our code and technology stack frequently evolve, so an adaptable and quick-to-learn candidate would be ideal.

Job Requirements:
  • Must have BS+ in CS/CE plus some work experience as a “ Software Engineer” or “ Developer” (1+ years); or,
  • BS+ in something technical (math, EE, ME, physics, statistics, etc.) and a lot of work experience as “ Software Engineer” or “ Developer” (3+years).
  • At least one data point for Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence / Natural Language Processing / Deep Learning / Data Science / Computer Vision
  • Degree (e.g., MS in CS with data science focus).
  • Work experience (e.g., “ Machine Learning Engineer” somewhere).
  • Relevant projects and/or github (github to show is ideal)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Test Engineer]]> Position Title:  Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA.

Provide technical direction and detailed design for complex test projects involving new product development. Provide continuous improvement and technical project leadership in the manufacturing test engineering group. Work within a dynamic, diverse, high performance test engineering team that is critical to our clients'  lifesaving products.

Responsibilities:
  • Direct and participate in test system design activities, including test specification development and maintenance, and test hardware and software design and implementation
  • Direct and participate in integration, verification, and acceptance of test systems
  • Provide support to Lifecycle engineering teams for continuous improvement of product operation and performance
  • Provide Design for Testability (DFT) input to product development teams, and analyze test coverage across multiple test technologies (ICT, AOI, X-Ray, Functional, etc.)
  • Provide Product Line Support (PLS) functions, including yield improvement, process optimization, failure analysis, training, and troubleshooting
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or other related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience in development of test software for a manufacturing environment, using test development tools and languages including C/C++ or C# syntax

Highly Desired:
  • Experience with Android Debug Bridge
  • Test experience with wireless tablets and phones
  • Experience in developing manufacturing test specifications and acceptance criteria
  • Experience in developing test sequencer software architecture and modules
  • Experience in validation of test systems, including validation plans, protocols, and reports
  • Experience with statistical methods in test (GaugeRR, Capability Analysis, Statistical Process Control)
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Experience developing new product test strategies
  • Experience with medical product verification, qualification, and validation requirements
  • Medical device manufacturing experience greatly preferred

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Platform and Tools Developer]]> Position Title:  Platform and Tools Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Pleasanton California  for an experienced  Platform and Tools Developer. The Platform and Tools Developer is a developer of skill and flexibility. They are adept in multiple programing languages and environment types; making them capable of supporting a broad array of systems without missing a beat. They enjoy the magic behind technology; creating integrations between unique systems, automation, apis, and other technologies that others think " just work". Discovering both the the power and limitations of systems should make them feel at home. They should be part technical, part creative, and feel comfortable coming up with actionable solutions to various challenges.

Job Requirements:
  • 5+ years in web or application development
  • Bachelor' s degree in computer science, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in multiple programming, front-end languages, and databases; including PHP, Java, Node, Bash, Javascript, HTML, (S)CSS, MySQL, or others.
  • RESTful web services design and development
  • Knowledge of quality-of-life, CI, and automation tools such as Gulp, Jenkins, etc
  • Experience in the deployment, maintenance, and distribution of web-based software
  • Git or equivalent code management / version control best practices
  • Remarkable skills in defining, troubleshooting, and solutioning technical and non-technical problems alike
  • Proficiency in the construction of modern UI layouts and patterns
  • A keen understanding of servers, browsers, and systems -- and how to create code within their differences
  • A natural curiosity in new technologies, tools, and processes that continue to push efficiency and capability

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience with Marketing Technology platforms such as the Adobe Marketing Cloud, Marketo, Salesforce, and others
  • History creating automation for testing, deployment, migration, or other repeatable tasks
  • Amazon Web Services / General Infrastructure administration
  • Enterprise grade web security best-practices
  • Agile / Kanban working experience, including Rally, Jira, or other bug tracking system

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDE 3]]> Position Title:  SDE 3

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  SDE3:

Job Requirements: Looking for a Software Developer who will be responsible for developing Client-Server applications / services. Required to interact with various disciplines, understand requirements, write unit tests, design & implement solutions to successfully meet those requirements and provides DevOps support for our existing & new applications / services.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
  • 7 years of Software Development experience
  • 5 years of experience as a web application / desktop application developer using C#, WCF or ASP.Net Web API.
  • 5 years of experience as a database (SQL) developer
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills is expected
  • Ability to work independently and be comfortable working in ambiguous situations
  • Knowledge and experience with security areas like Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Secure Socket Layer (SSL) communication, HSM, Windows Security are preferred but not required
  • DevOps experience is preferred but not required.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[PDM-PLM Specialist]]> Position Title:  PDM-PLM Specialist 

Position Description: Our client in Redmond Washington   has an immediate opportunity for a contract PDM/PLM Specialist.  You will work closely with the Operations, Product Development, and Engineering teams to streamline document control and configuration management processes, fine tune our PLM and  PDM system implementation and manage the respective databases. 

Job Requirements:
  • Analyze current configuration management and document control processes, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Formulate and implement improvement plans.
  • Update and release process documentation, create training material and conduct training as needed.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives related to document and product configuration control processes and procedures.
  • Evaluate current Arena and PDM Professional implementation and identify areas for improvement.
  • Work with respective software providers on a staged release process for system improvements.
  • Execute the above by leveraging expertise of applicable modules and functions within PDM, PLM, and CAD applications.

Job Qualifications:
  • Associate degree (or equivalent) in a technology, business or other related field. Bachelor degree from an accredited university in a technology, business, or process development field is preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience working within the product development lifecycle of an electromechanical or other technological industry. At least three of those years must have been managing engineering documentation and product configurations.
  • Highly proficient with the Office suite of tools including Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of document and configuration control tools found within PLM and PDM applications.
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks, SolidWorks  PDM Professional, and Arena cloud-based PLM is required.
  • Data migration experience is desired but not required.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Third Party Security Risk Assessor]]> Position Title: Third Party Security Risk Assessor

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Our client is seeking a Third Party Security Risk Assessor to join the Information Security team. This position will be responsible for understanding and executing third party reviews as part of the Third Party Risk Security Program. The Third Party Security Review specialist will be someone that has a passion for evaluating security risk posed by vendor relationships along with internal company processes and technologies while empowering the culture of rapid innovation and helping demonstrate our dedication to security to the world. This role requires a mix of broad business and technical acumen, evaluating risk, and a polished ability to communicate. This is a contract position.

 Responsibilities:
  • Help demonstrate our commitment to security to internal and external stakeholders
  • Complete security reviews of third parties doing business with us
  • Understand technical implementation details necessary to identify and assess security risks and recommend mitigating controls
  • Participate in the development and oversight of required corrective action plans relating to security risk issues specific to security reviews completed
  • Understand business process and requirements relative to the specific vendor security reviews

Requirements:
  • Experience assessing Information Security risk with strong preference given to individuals who have completed vendor security risk reviews and technical risk assessments
  • 3+ years of proven experience working on Information Security teams or 3+ projects
  • Strong program and project management skills required
  • Experience with developing security reporting that is meaningful and actionable for a variety of audiences including internal stakeholders and external third parties
  • Knowledge and understanding of security controls across all security domains such as access management, encryption methods, vulnerability management, network security, physical security, etc.
  • Understanding of processes for risk evaluation and assessing third parties across diverse industries and against a broad range of security requirements

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer]]> Position Title: Quality Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA
As a Quality Engineer you will be responsible for validating software products through the use of a systematic approach to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards.   You will be expected to create Test Automation Strategies and plans; execute test cases; maintain documentation of results; and work closely with development engineers to resolve discrepancies. This position requires an individual with leadership skills who is creative, team-oriented, a quick learner and driven to produce results. 

Job Requirements:
  • Gather test requirements
  • Develop, implement and execute automation test plans
  • Develop Test Design Specifications and Test Strategies
  • Develop and execute Test cases and Test Scripts for Automation
  • Prepare Test reports
  • Prepare Test summaries
  • Help resolve environment deployment issues
  • Seek out expertise, knowledge, and resources to develop solutions to problems
  • Participate in technical communications within the team and with other groups associated with specified projects
  • Participate in design reviews and make recommendations on site improvements
  • Provide input to improvements of processes and procedures
  • Participate in review of QE documentation and test scripts

Job Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or higher
  • 8+ years of experience developing automation and tools using JavaScript WebdriverJS, Java Selenium Web Driver, SoapUI, TestNG
  • work experience with SVN or GIT
  • Hands-on Experience in OO languages and API testing
  • Exposure to Agile software development life cycle, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • DB Experience - SQL, schema design, etc

Highly Desired Job Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Node.JS, Karma and Protractor test automation framework
  • Experience working with Java J2EE, Restful web services, Play framework
  • Work experience with Behavior Test Driven Development tools like Cucumber or JBehave
  • UI Javascript development experience is big plus

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer - Application Layer]]> Position Title:  Senior Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a Senior Software Engineer – Application Layer with a general skillset in object oriented embedded Linux development who will focus on application layer development.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in CS, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Object oriented software engineering principles, including interface design, abstraction, encapsulation boundaries, principles of computation, and basic data structures and algorithms.
  • C++, preferably C++11
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience in C++
  • 5+ years of embedded systems experience, preferably in Embedded Linux
  • 3+ years working in a Linux development environment
  • Collaborative team player

Desired Job Qualifications:
  • Experience in at least one of the following: C#, Java, JavaScript, Python
  • Experience working on a scrum team
  • Experience designing and implementing unit testable code and unit tests
  • Experience working with microservices
  • Working knowledge of GIT or other DVCS
  • Understanding of principles of electrical engineering or electromagnetics
  • Knowledge of satellite communications
  • Experience with Buildroot

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer]]> Position Title: Mechanical  Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  Direct Hire  opportunity with our client in  Seattle Washington for an experienced  Mechanical Engineer to work on an exciting consumer product:

Job Requirements:
  • Drive Mechanical Design and Program schedule from concept phase to production start.
  • Translate ID Specifications to Mass Production capable design.
  • Responsible for supplier selection and validation. Drive communication with Operations and Suppliers to ensure design intent and program deliverables.
  • Drive Mechanical design reviews (DFMEA, DFM & tooling release) to prepare design for each development phase and mass production.
  • Interact with cross-functional leads (ID, EE, RF, Audio, Reliability & Compliance) to ensure Mechanical Design meets Product specification.
  • Responsible for mechanical design, fit, function and documentation.
  • Provide detailed design and 2D documentation of all parts and assemblies.
  • Create accurate Bills of Materials
  • Build proof of concepts to prove function, manufacturability, and robustness.
  • Potential travel for manufacturing builds.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field with a strong product development focus.  MS preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience of Mechanical Design in consumer electronics.
  • Extensive experience of CAD design in SolidWorks.
  • Experience with designing audio and wearable systems.
  • Experience of the full product development process from conceptual design through to manufacturing.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer]]> Position:   Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, California for an experienced  Software Engineer.   The successful candidate can choose to be based in our Menlo Park headquarters or our San Francisco office (with travel to Menlo Park).  

Do you want to be part of a company creating cutting edge technology that is uncovering the mysteries of life itself? Our client is seeking a talented full-stack software engineer with an emphasis on back-end web services supporting their sequence analysis software suite.  The candidate will develop robust, elegant and efficient software components and APIs to rapidly develop a diversity of scientific software solutions.

 

Job Requirements:   
  • Design and implement foundational software layers including RESTful web-services implemented in Scala for managing sequencing data, designing and executing scientific analyses and more.
  • Engage in an unusually multi-disciplinary organization of software and hardware engineers, bioinformaticists, chemists, and molecular biologists developing state-of-the-art, single-molecule, genomic analysis systems.
  • Write design specifications for peer review; adhere to software development standards for coding and unit/functional test coverage.

Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. in computer science, electrical engineering or in physical science disciplines; candidates with a high level of relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Candidates with experience developing front-end applications are favored, especially Typescript and Angular2 JS.
  • Experience maintaining software projects under source control with git in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Experience in the life-sciences tools domain, especially DNA sequencing, is preferred but not required.

 

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Big Data Developer]]> Position Title: Big Data Developer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.
  • Be part of the team who are building core big data solutions such as Data Lake, Blockchain & Telemetry type applications.
  • Stretch your expertise in building the platform that will serve huge streams of cross-industrial data, producing analytical outputs that will result in helping industries in improving efficiencies & make significant financial gains.
  • This is a Hands-On developer position

Job Requirements:
  • Have you implemented applications on Hadoop/Spark on Kerberos secured cluster.
  • Hands on Experience in any Hadoop Distribution (e.g. CHD, Horton works, MapR, etc. )
  • Hands on experience using Cassandra, HIVE, No-SQL databases ( like Hbase, Mongo db), SQL databases (like Oracle, SQL, Postgress, My SQL  server, etc.)
  • Hands on experience in building and deploying Applications in Public clouds (AWS, Azure, etc. )
  • Hands on programming using Spark, Scala, Python, Java, R
  • Hands on Experience using Linux/Unix based operating systems

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience using container technologies e.g. Docker  (a big plus)
  • Multiple project experience
  • 8-10 years of IT experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in Hadoop and Big Data technologies with advanced knowledge in performance tuning.
  • Highly knowledgeable in data concepts and technologies.
  • Understanding of machine learning concepts.
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally to deliver appropriate resolution of technical, procedural and operational issues
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in process improvement, normalization/de-normalization, data extraction, data cleansing, data manipulation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SOC Hardware Verification Engineer]]> Position Title:  SOC Hardware Verification Engineer  

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Jose California  for an experienced  SOC Hardware Verification Engineer: 

Job Requirements:
  • Create block level verification plan, test plans and full chip test plan
  • Develop block level test bench and tests in UVM methodology including scoreboard.
  • Come up with verification strategy to verify the system level coherency and execute on it.
  • Performance analysis of cache implementation protocols.
  • Work on subsystem level verification
  • Work with designers to get the coverage closure
  • Port the block level tests to full chip test bench
  • Integrate VIPs as needed
  • Work with software, validation and emulation teams as needed.
  • Work on other aspects of verification like CDC, gate simulation.
  • Work on lab bring up and silicon validation.

Job Qualifications:
  • Prior experience in architecting and developing self-checking constrained random verification environment using System Verilog and UVM verification methodology.
  • Execution of test plan, debugging failures, write functional coverage objects and review the code coverage and function coverage with design team
  • Good understanding of object oriented programming concepts.
  • Familiarity with caching protocols such as MESI, MOSEI
  • Prior experience with verifying snoop filters and directory based cache structures.
  • Prior experience in verification of cache sub systems in processors and/or cache coherent interconnect such as CCI400
  • Prior experience with coherent interfaces like IBM CAPI (Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface)
  • Prior experience in working on caching protocols such as ACE and CHI.
  • Prior experience in verifying is system/sub system level involving multiple blocks.
  • Prior experience in verifying Multichip coherency.
  • Prior experience with protocols such as AXI, APB, AHB etc.
  • Programming in scripting languages like Python, TCL and Perl.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills and analytical ability
  • Familiarity with EDA tools for simulation, debugging, coverage analysis, CDC, LINT etc.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Gaming Technical Account Manager]]> Position Title:  Gaming Technical Account Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in  Bellevue Washington for an experienced  Gaming Technical Account Manager.

Job Requirements:
  • Recent professional programming experience w/ C++ - Must Have
  • Communication skills – preferably working with both partners and end-user customers
  • Ability to prioritize work – experience as a project manager, product owner, SCRUM master, etc. could indicate this
  • Technical writing skills
  • Gaming industry knowledge – should be in the industry and/or an avid gamer
  • Enhancing the client' s store  customers and partners, by designing and implementing promotional vehicles.
  • Setting and enforcing policies for partner behavior on the client' s  store.

Job Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have: 
C++ and PHP development experience (PHP not required). 
Games industry experience and knowledge. 
Web (HTML/CSS/JS) development experience. 
A wide breadth of technical knowledge. 
Experience working with multiple external partners and customers. 
A wide-ranging view of business strategy.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Embedded SW Engineer - Digital Health Initiative]]> Position Title: Embedded SW Engineer – Digital Health Initiative

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA.

This Digital Health Initiative is part of our client’ s Strategy and Innovation Center, a global organization focused on identifying and nurturing new technologies in health and wellness, cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things, human-computer interface, and other related areas. Their mission is to develop and accelerate groundbreaking technologies through open innovation working in collaboration with entrepreneurs and strategic partners to enhance people’ s lives and help make the world a better place.

Job Requirements:
  • Design, develop, code, test and debug system software
  • Review code and design
  • Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources
  • Support software QA and optimize performance
  • Interface with hardware design and development
  • Assess third party and open source software

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience with common hardware interfaces like SPI, I2C, UART, USB, DMA, Flash and GPIO’ s.
  • 4 - 8 years of experience in embedded software engineering
  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Solid programming experience in C or C++ and scripting languages like python
  • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets using oscilloscope, logic analyzer and jtag.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Writer]]> Position Title: Technical Writer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA. As a Staff Software Technical Writer, you will be responsible for leading technical writing projects with team members. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to produce high-quality documentation.  S/he will also help to create technical writing strategy on a high level.

Job  Responsibilities:
  • Deliver Online Help, User Guide, Installation Guide, Administrator Guide, Release Notes and Whitepapers for multiple products and services.
  • Develop topic-based, structured, single-source documentation using XML authoring. 
  • Validate, test, review, and edit new and existing customer documentation for quality.
  • Be an expert in documenting features, usage, upgrades and lifecycle etc. for software products. Can create a documentation plan for an entire product.
  • Actively participate in daily Scrum stand-up meetings, weekly planning, and review meetings
  • Have the ability to estimate the working time required to complete a task, or time required for a team to complete a task
  • Be skilled at design thinking, and thinking from the perspective of the user 
  • Plan out tasks to meet deadlines and ensure accountability within the project team
  • Be an expert at adapting quickly to new scenarios that require specific skill sets and have high levels of ambiguity
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, primarily Software Engineering, Quality Assurance, Design, Project Management, and Marketing to produce high-quality, accurate, and concise customer documentation
  • Test the user interface for consistency, simplified workflow, and internationalization
  • Coordinate all translations and vendor relationships as require
  • Track and manage project efforts using issue tracking software such as JIRA or Rally
  • Participate in active learning and knowledge sharing sessions with peers in the Technical Publications department

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree (OR high school diploma with at least 10 years’ experience in a technical writing role)
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in technical writing with proven ability to manage technical writing projects from start to finish independently or Master’ s degree with 6 years of experience with technical writing or PHD with 3 years of experience with technical writing
  • A minimum of 2 years of structured authoring experience using DITA or equivalent framework.
  • Experience with Agile Environment & Java Applications.

Technical Expertise:
  • Possesses expert-level abilities in the process of breaking down software processes and effectively communicating the breakdown in writing
  • Has expertize in structuring content in topics that can be grouped together as single deliverable and can also be reused in other documents. 
  • Has a solid understanding of Lean/Agile/XP software development processes, their application to GE projects, and how they influence technical writing
  • Possesses deep understanding of the major aspects software Design, namely design patterns, scalability, test planning & strategy, & security/compliance. Leverages this understanding to inform planning for technical writing projects
  • Possesses an awareness of the major aspects of software development, namely test automation, build & deploy, performance optimization, & data structures 
  • Possesses the ability to work in a fast pace Agile environment.  

Business Acumen:
  • Possesses a solid understanding of the competitive landscapes and industries GE Software operates within, as well as an awareness of how GE drives value to its customers 
  • Possesses excellent collaboration skills, and leverages relationships across the business to drive outcomes
  • Able to think on a strategic level about the technical writing function and its role in GE Software’ s overall business strategy 

Leadership:
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and " behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

Personal Attributes:
  • Champions an innovative spirit within the business and is constantly looking for new and better ways to do things. Executes on new methods when appropriate. 
  • Constantly thinking critically about the task at hand and maintaining an understanding of the problem in the bigger picture
  • Effectively manages risk and weighs the pros and cons of important decisions that affect multiple team members

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Lead Engineer]]> Position Title:  Lead Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Ramon, California for a Lead Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Full-stack experience (Mobile, Web, Backend, Networking, Database, Business Intelligence, Analytics) for at least 5 years with production
  • Ability to own the end to end solution architecture including design of complex patentable algorithms for solving technical problems in IoT space, particularly in the agriculture domain.
  • Hands-on coding in at least three languages among (Java, Javascript, C++, Objective-C, Swift) plus advanced knowledge of SQL.
  • Proficiency in deploying and supporting production workloads on public cloud such as AWS or Azure.
  • Ability to manage a distributed team (some members in San Ramon, CA, some in India) of ten engineers.
  • Experience with project planning, scheduling and execution to deliver on-time results using agile development methodologies
  • Experience interacting with customers directly and gathering requirements, defining and refining the scope, coming up with a realistic deliver schedule and delivering software in a regular cadence

Job Benefits:
  • Fllexible work timings, including work from home two days of the week
  • Opportunity to work on the bleeding edge technologies in IoT
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of farmers and farm managers
  • Opportunity to work with a fun-loving team of experienced professionals from various domains
  • Opportunity to travel to various parts of the world during deployment and customer visits.

 

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Systems Engineer / Architect]]> Position Title:  Systems Engineer / Architect 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Systems Engineer in the development of MAX Dispatch products;

Job Requirements:
  • Provides senior level expertise in communications system engineering, product technical requirements definition, and architectural design (including but not limited to software systems, radio systems, IP networks);
  • Ensures architectural integrity and consistent design patterns in MAX products, provides implementation guidance to software and firmware teams.
  • Provide leadership in the creation of system analyses, technical requirements and functional specifications for  products and services.
  • Provide leadership in the design and development of network distributed, highly reliable and available, real-time software systems.
  • Act as liaison/translator for Product Management, rendering market requirements into coherent technical requirements and specifications.
  • Interact with customers and fellow industry professionals to identify relevant technology trends.
  • Research emerging technologies and assist with establishing parameters for product technology direction.
  • Provide system-level guidance to software and firmware engineers in the design and development of products, including reference artifacts such as User Stories, System Diagrams, and Architecture Documents.
  • Mentor members of the engineering group to ensure that they are continuing to advance in their design and development skills. Act as SME for products and technologies.
  • Support the Engineering Management in the creation of project plans, work identification and breakdown, project cost, task and resource estimates, in a hybrid Waterfall/Agile environment.
  • Perform work in compliance with Zetron' s Design Control Procedure.
  • Required to perform the job functions in a safe manner.

Job Qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge related to the creation of system analysis and requirements specifications.  Must demonstrate experience in system architecture and system modeling.
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: software design and development; firmware/embedded systems design and development; communications system development.
  • Practical hands-on knowledge of distributed real-time computing system architecture and design
  • Demonstrable experience in Software Design and Development, multi-platform (Linux and Windows).
  • Experience with IP Networking, incl. various protocols, switches/routers, other devices and tools.
  • Communications protocol development and analysis, e.g. SIP, RTP, radio control messaging
  • Knowledge of Radio Systems theory of operation – LMR, WiFi, Bluetooth, LTE, etc.
  • Project Planning and Management (waterfall, agile/iterative).
  • Highly Available system design and Reliability Engineering (Five Nines).

General Job Qualifications:
  • Demonstrates a high degree of self-motivation, and the initiative to prioritize and plan work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment and work effectively with all levels in the company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to convey information clearly and accurately
  • Ability to perform work functions with a consistently high degree of efficiency, thoroughness, accuracy and follow-through, including the maintenance of strong process documentation.
  • Ability to adapt and respond positively and effectively to change, delay, and/or shifting priorities and goals.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Electrical /Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or in a related field.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in an advanced system design, hardware design and/or embedded product development environment as a design engineer. 
  • At least five (5) completed projects demonstrating firm knowledge of full product development life-cycles. 
  • Or any combination of education and experience that provides the same expertise.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Backend Technician]]> Position Title:  Backend Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in  San Jose  California  for an experienced  Backend Technician whom will be responsible for test equipment setup, minor repairs, and troubleshooting of handlers and testers used to test FPGA devices. Tech will also hand test and support engineering data collection of devices on the ATE and bench testers.

Job Requirements:
  • Associate' s degree or equivalent in a mechanical or technical industrial
  • Hours: 6: 00 AM - 2: 30 PM

Job Qualifications:  
  • Associate' s degree or equivalent in a mechanical or technical industrial maintenance field.
  • 2 years working with robotic handlers, ATE testers (Advantest T2000 preferred),
  • or equivalent experience working on a IC test floor or lab.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer 2]]> Position Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in  Redmond Washington  for an experienced  Mechanical Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • Develop, design, and implement mechanical solutions for camera modules. Including ME tasks related to design and evaluation of camera modules:
  • Generate detailed 2D/3D drawings of camera modules in ProE/Creo
  • Perform TA of camera modules and implementation into product enclosures
  • Identify mechanical CTFs for camera modules relative to camera fit into product enclosures
  • Manage constraints in space, time, cost, manufacturing, structural integrity, and thermal loads
  • Direct and coordinate mechanical engineering and manufacturing services as required
  • Develop project documentation including specifications, 3D CAD models, 2D drawings, schedules and presentations to capture and communicate the mechanical design to achieve the defined project goals.

Job Qualifications:
  • BS, MS or PhD in ME required and/or
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume consumer electronic product is a must.
  • Requires strong design skills, managing through ambiguity, and technical problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, leadership, verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Proficiency in PTC Creo or Wildfire strongly desired.
  • Proficiency in statistical tolerance analysis strongly desired.
  • Excellent project management, communication and teamwork skills required.
  • Demonstrated ownership of multiple  sub-systems and/or a complete simple product and/or experience launching multiple moderately complex to complex consumer electronic products

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineering Manager]]> Position Title:  Electrical Engineering Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  direct hire  opportunity with our client in Kent, Washington for an experienced Electrical Engineering Manager who will be responsible for leadership,  development, evaluation and modification of new and existing products as well as electrical schematic and layout design. 

Job Requirements:
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering required, MBA and/or MSEE desired
  • 10+ years Electrical Engineering -board level
  • 2+ years of direct leadership type management (hiring/firing, reviews, etc) that is still a hands-on expert and doesn’ t mind rolling up their sleeves and contributing on a small team
  • Experienced  with Avionic system  
  • Altium expertise
  • Vault data management  experience a plus
  • Demonstrated, hands-on Rapid prototyping expertise
  • Developing Avionics to pass RTCA DO 160G required (other pluses would be  DO254, Boeing D6,  DO294, DO307, DO313). 
  • ARINC 664 experience
  • Product Lifecycle Management systems such as Agile
  • ERP controlled manufacturing environment

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electronics/Computer Assembly Technician]]> Position Title:  Electronics / Computer Assembly Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has several exciting  Direct Hire  opportunities with our client in  Kirkland Washington  for experienced  Assembly Technicians  to support production, fabrication and integration of electronics products.

Job Requirements:
  • Fabrication experience  including  assembling a wide variety of PC-like computers from components, building cables, soldering, and minor metalwork.
  • Electronics integration experience including  conducting electronic tests with meters and oscilloscopes, installing software, and running software tests on systems and subassemblies.
  • Experience providing Customer field installation and technical support is ideal.
  • Understanding of computer networking (e.g. Ethernet and TCP) and software programming are desirable,  
  • Ability to quickly learn about complex systems, equipment, and components.

Job Qualifications:
  • 7+ years’ experience in building systems
  • soldering certifications are required
  • Proficiency in the construction of electronic hardware and equipment
  • Ability to do fine-pitch soldering and rework
  • Use of hand tools for crimping, etc
  • A working knowledge of electronic circuitry and the ability to read a schematic
  • Diagnostics/repair skills including use of multimeters and oscilloscopes
  • High attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office - especially Word, Excel and Access
  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs
  • Ownership of a vehicle for short trips for local components pick up or delivery
  • Good communications skills
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

Due to government regulations, the position must be filled by a U.S. citizen.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Windows System Admin]]> Position Title: Windows systems administrator

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in  San Francisco  California  for a Windows System Administrator

Job Requirements::
  • Candidate will have at least 5+ years’ experience in deep administration of Windows and Virtualization technology.
  • Candidate will assist in resolving support, incident, and work orders.
  • Specifically those impacting or involving the use of Windows and VMWare will be the focus of the role.
  • Candidate will document, maintain, and improve process/procedure around the Systems Administration and Operations.
  • Candidate must exhibit task and time management skills, oral and written communication skills, technical expertise, and dedication to resolve problems effectively and efficiently minimizing disruptions.
  • To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform all of the primary roles above as well as most of the requirements below at an advanced level.
  • The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Job Qualifications:
  • Strong Active Directory management experience including related services (Group Policy, DHCP, DHCP Failover, DNS and WINS).
  • Strong Network level troubleshooting skills (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, AD / LDAP).
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting Group Policy objects.
  • Extensive experience with PowerShell and scripting to automate systems and processes.
  • Extensive Windows OS experience.
  • Experience with modern Windows Servers & Services Infrastructure.
  • Experience with Single Sign On (SSO) technologies including SAML 2.0.
  • Ping Federate and ADFS experience for Single Sign On (SSO) would be a plus.
  • Experience and strong understanding of Exchange and mail flow.
  • Experience with Office 365 administration.
  • Experience with Proofpoint Anti-SPAM mail gateway.
  • Strong expertise with SCCM and SCOM implementation and management.
  • Experience with VMWare vSphere & vCloud 5.x & newer
  • Expert experience in VMWare Clustering
  • Expert experience in VMWare Networking
  • Experience with VMWare Horizons
  • Knowledge of storage technologies (EMC/NetApp) highly desirable
  • Knowledge of OpenStack and Hyper-converge technologies desirable
  • Should be hands on and willing to build servers/ troubleshoot when required
  • Ability to communicate effectively and assign work and tasks
  • Participate in on call rotation
  • Be available off hours as needed to step into highly technical escalations
  • Communication and Teamwork
  • Expert IT experience on multiple Enterprise platforms/technologies
  • Ability to correlate data to resolve root cause issues.
  • Utilize a variety of remote access tools and techniques
  • Conduct/participate in meetings with other teams/work groups to establish/validate project timelines
  • Perform testing and establish system acceptance criteria on current and next generation hardware and software
  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive; requires little supervisory attention.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse groups in a team environment using logic based troubleshooting skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills.
  • Strong understanding of organizational goals and objectives.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in the field of technical support.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Writer ]]> Position Title: Technical Writer   

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA. Need someone that can write, create content in CLOUD & Semiconductor domain.

Responsibilities:
  • Create publication-ready Data Sheets and other sales collateral
  • Bring on after raw material is collected (+1 wk)
  • Responsible for creation of future Product Brief (2-pagers), Full Data Sheets, and user guides to version 1.0
  • Creation of other documents as specified by Sales and Marketing
    • Examples: PCB design guide, Getting started

Required Qualifications:
  • Senior level writing skills
  • Demonstrated abilities in semiconductor data sheet creation
  • Independent ownership / experience of making the material ready for publication

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS Degree
  • 5-7 year min Experience in Technical writing focused on Semiconductors
  • Experience w generation of semiconductor collateral generation, data sheets, application notes and user guide generation.
  • Frame
  • PDF

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Software Engineer / Architect]]> Position Title: Sr. Software Engineer / Architect

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.

Responsibilities:
  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers, and partners
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Work closely with your peers and partners; keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
  • Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal
  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation
  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module
  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules
  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great partner focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes
  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.
  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs
  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices
  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice
  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Provide guidance to a team of 5 to 7 developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) and partners to understand product requirements & vision


Technical Requirements
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Expert in Cloud technologies (AWS or Azure)
  • Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, SQL Database such as Oracle MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.
  • Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data)
  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database
  • Hands-on experience with web development using HTML5, Java Script, jQuery, CSS. Also, experience in implementing Java OSGi modules and using an OSGi container.
  • Experience with Play framework, Angular
  • Hands-on experience in developing framework (APIs / SDKs) for partner integration
  • Preferred GE Predix knowledge
  • Experience in micro services architecture

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Systems Security Engineer]]> Position Title:  Systems  Security Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  direct hire  opportunity with our client in  Portland, Oregon  for an IT Security Engineer: This position is responsible for the development of secure host and network equipment configuration, the automation of applying those configurations, and the testing of those configurations to meet best practices and industry/DoD standards.

Job Requirements:
  • Implements solutions to automate and ensure compliance with Department of Defense and/or NSA security configuration requirements on products
  • Develops manual, semi-automated, and automated procedures/scripts for securing products and systems
  • Supports security testing of  products at government/customer tests facilities
  • Conducts security testing of  products
  • Conducts security testing of corporate systems in the Development Lab environment
  • Provides written documentation of security test results including mitigation and remediation steps
  • Implements solutions for industry best practices for  corporate systems in the Development Lab environment
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Provides feedback and education to Product Development Department (software and networking) to ensure products are designed to meet Department of Defense security requirements early in the development process
  • May assist in testing or implementation of security solutions for Corporate Systems
  • Works with QA department to ensure products are properly tested for security features and functions
  • Documents procedures for ensuring product compliance

Job Qualifications:
  • Ability to travel 10%-20% of the time
  • Other Duties as Assigned
  • Bachelor’ s degree in a related technical field, such as networking, software, MIS or IT
  • 5+ years’ experience in IT security, including Windows administration, Active Directory, and  application security
  • Experience configuring operating systems and network infrastructure services to meet security  standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, NERC-CIP or DoD STIGs.
  • Possess security certifications such as MCSE-Security, Security+CCNA or equivalent is required
  • DoD Secret clearance (desirable), or must be capable of attaining Secret clearance (required)
  • Familiar with Governmental and/or Military IT security requirements, mandates and policies (desirable)
  • Expert level understanding of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, System Security and  Security Policy implementation using both GUI and CLI/Script interfaces
  • Advanced understanding of IP Networking with a focus on security risks and their mitigation
  • Advanced level PowerShell and batch scripting with the ability to produce clean, maintainable  code adhering to company and industry style guidelines and best practices
  • Experience with advanced OS services (virtualization, NAS/SAN) a plus
  • Experience with network infrastructure and security technologies (VPNs, Authentication/802.1x,  PKI, firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, WiFi, WIDS, etc.) a plus
  • Attention to detail and quality orientation a must
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain relevant technical certifications necessary
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Emulation Engineer]]> Position Title:  Emulation Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in San Jose  California  for an experienced  Emulation Engineer Our Client  develops hardware systems for pre-silicon and post-silicon validation of advanced FPGA families. You will  use both commercial emulation systems as well as create custom FPGA-based platforms for prototyping. Post-silicon,  and develop boards to functionally validate the latest silicon features.  The most recent efforts have been directed towards Zynq Ultrascale MPSoC.

Job Requirements:
  • 5 years experience with Emulation of full-SoC designs
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines
  • Building, Running and debugging SoC system failures on emulation platforms (Zebu, Palladium & Veloce)
  • Work with the leading emulation vendors (Synopsys, Cadence, Mentor) to debug issues and deploy new capabilities
  • Experience in RTL design, simulation and debug
  • Broad software debug experience with C/C++ and knowledge of low-level assembly programming languages
  • Fluent in Verilog and a familiarity with VHDL hardware design languages
  • Working knowledge of Linux environment
  • Experience with scripting languages including Perl, Unix shells and makefiles
  • Experience with Synopsys Design Constraints (SDC)
  • Develop system or IP prototype systems using FPGAs
  • Experience using FPGA synthesis tools, including Synopsys Synplify
  • Experience using Xilinx Ultrascale, Vivado, and Vivado Debug
  • Create FPGA-based validation designs based upon embedded processors such as ARM Cortex A9, A53 and other hard IP within Xilinx FPGAs.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Big Data Development Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Big Data Development Engineer

Position Description:  Our Redmond client is looking for an exceptional Senior Big Data Development Engineer, focused on building highly scalable transactional distributed data stores to enable  the next generation satellite communication systems.   This is your chance to get in at the start of a new team, contribute to technical direction and help drive innovative ideas assuring the success of our services.

Job Requirements:
  • Able to design & implement data structures in multiple database environments including RBDMS, NoSQL, Graph and data warehouse stores
  • Strong understanding of ETL processes with large data stores
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, working with multiple disciplines
  • Expert in high availability database systems
  • Natural leader among team of engineers, likes to set technology standards and process direction
  • Deep understanding of tradeoffs between Rational Stores, Graph Stores, Key Stores, Wide-column Stores and Document Stores
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly based on the needs of the project
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of Jira or similar project management software

Job Qualifications:
  • Building highly efficient ETL process on top of Spark, Kafka or other big data technologies
  • 2+ years developing with one or more programming languages Python, Scala, Java, or C#
  • In-depth experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) including Spark SQL, Hive language
  • 5+ years database development experience writing Structured Query Language full-time
  • Background working with at least 2 or more of the following data stores (MySQL, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Neo4J, Cassandra, CosmosDB)
  • Demonstrated experience in large-volume, high-traffic, transactional, and highly scalable database systems
  • Experience integrating database systems with service bus architecture or message queues
  • Test driven development focus and experience
  • Development experience on both Linux/Unix and Windows environments
  • Worked extensively with PaaS and IaaS cloud technologies provided by Azure / AWS
  • Experience with OWASP security practices (e.g. SQL injection)
  • Proven track record of building highly scalable services and backend processing technologies
  • In-depth understanding of software development lifecycles
  • Experience integrating database development into at least one source control systems (e.g. Git, Mercurial, SVN)
  • Worked with CI/CD build pipelines a plus
  • Minimum Bachelors in technology related field or equivalent  

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr Staff FPGA Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr Staff FPGA Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an experienced  Sr. Staff FPGA Engineer. As a key member of the  Product Engineering team, you will collaborate with various technical teams in the company to design and take into production a market defining 3D depth sensing product. The right candidate for this position, at our Redmond facility, will be a highly-motivated EE with a track record for successful collaboration with cross functional teams.

Responsibilities:
  • Overall ownership of micro-architecture and design of logic blocks of Time of Flight sensing system
  • Implement all phases of FPGA design from design to RTL coding, simulation, test and debug
  • Conduct design reviews, develop detailed test plans and deliver documentation package

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. (M.S. preferred) in EE or a relevant technical field
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in FPGA design and prototyping
  • Working experience with Xilinx Virtex/Kintex devices and Vivado tools
  • Experience with embedded firmware development and systems analysis with MATLAB
  • Experience with TDC, sensor fusion and MIPI interface are all a plus
  • Proficient with RTL design (VHDL/Verilog coding) and aggressive timing closure strategies
  • Knowledge of and experience with DDR3/4 memory controllers and bus protocols is a plus

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Staff Electrical Engineer]]> Position Title: Staff Electrical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an experienced  Staff Electrical Engineer. As a member of the  Product Engineering team, you will collaborate with various technical teams in the company to design and take into production a market defining 3D depth sensing product. The right candidate for this position, at our Redmond facility, will be a highly-motivated EE with demonstrated experience working on a consumer electronics product that incorporated both complex analog and fast digital circuits.

Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop electronic hardware (both analog and digital), at the circuit board level  
  • Manage contract layout and fabrication services to ensure on time completion of tasks
  • Deliver electrical assembly design documentation packages into document control system
  • Bring up the hardware while being responsible for troubleshooting the design
  • Develop detailed test plans for manufacturing test of the printed circuit assemblies

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with circuit level design incorporating high speed digital (e.g., FPGA) and low level and high bandwidth analog (amplifiers, drivers, receivers) devices
  • Experience to or exposure in delivering a high speed and small form factor consumer electronic product
  • Experience in troubleshooting designs with various meters and analyzers
  • Experience with sensitive analog and high speed digital circuit layout
  • Must understand circuit sensitivities and dependencies on PCB layout
  • Proficiency with simulation tools such as SPICE, MATLAB or similar
  • Fluent or familiar with Altium or similar Schematic and PCB layout tools
  • Must have knowledge of the entire PCB layout and fabrication process and assembly vendor interface

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr Staff Systems Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr Staff Systems Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an immediate opportunity for an experienced  Sr. Staff Systems Engineer. As a key member of the  Product Engineering team, you will collaborate with various technical teams in the company to design and take into production a market defining 3D depth sensing product. The right candidate for this position, at their Redmond facility, will be a highly-motivated EE with a breadth of understanding of transmitting and receiving coherent light sources and optical systems in general and preferably with working experience in LiDAR systems.

Responsibilities:
  • Model, perform trade off studies and validate electrical and optical subsystems
  • Architect prototype systems and communicate system requirements to the wider team
  • Actively guide the architecture and product design of the whole system

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. (M.S. preferred) in EE, ME or a related technical field
  • Practical knowledge of and experience in 3D depth sensing or range finding technologies
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of optical signal sensing, conversion and analog conditioning and filtering
  • Practical knowledge of digital filtering and generating point cloud data from noisy sensors
  • Proficiency in C/C++, MATLAB and scripting languages like Python
  • Schematic entry with tools like Altium is a plus

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Embedded Firmware Development for Display and 3D sensing products.
  • System design & Software Architecture utilizing Embedded Firmware implementation.
  • Bringing up processors/software on new system designs.
  • Test integration with platform-wide test and qualification infrastructure.
  • Document and communicate design work.
  • Conduct design reviews.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Embedded Real-Time Software Development
    • Development experience with Embedded ARM Processor Cores, within mixed-signal System-On-Chip (SoC) platforms.
    • Low level hardware device drivers. Experience in interfacing at chip level with various peripherals and devices thru I2C, SPI, USB, MIPI, etc.
    • Embedded Real-Time Kernels/Operating Systems.
    • Basic knowledge of DSP; Fourier Transforms, Digital Filters (FIR, IIR)
    • Basic knowledge of feedback control systems
  • Languages/Tools
    • Fluent in C/C++
    • Familiar with Python
    • ARM Development Tools; e.g., GNU, Keil
  • Direct interaction with hardware – use of Oscilloscopes and bench instruments as necessary.
  • Ability to collaborate closely with cross-functional engineers, program managers and vendors
  • Document and communicate original designs
  • Required Experience
    • Experience with bringing up and developing on Embedded Linux on ARM Platforms.
    • Experience in bringing up processors/software on new board/SoC designs.
    • Experience with instrumentation and hardware/software co-design and debug.
    • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and Control Systems

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Staff Embedded Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Staff Embedded Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an experienced  Staff Embedded Software Engineer. As a key member of the  Product Engineering team, you will collaborate with various technical teams in the company to design and take into production a market defining 3D depth sensing product. The right candidate for this position, at our Redmond facility, will have experience as a software/firmware design engineer and an interest in working on cutting edge technology.

Responsibilities:
  • Design software for processor cores embedded in  3D sensing products
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and develop algorithms for 3D depth sensing and sensor fusion
  • Develop low-level device drivers
  • Bringing up software on new boards and designs
  • System integration, debug and documentation

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. (M.S. preferred) in EE or a relevant technical field
  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with low level hardware devices and device drivers such I2C, UART, SPI and USB
  • Experience with real-time systems and multithreading tasks
  • Experience with source code management
  • Proficient in C/C++ and high-level scripting languages like Python
  • Skilled in Object Oriented Programming, GNU based cross compilers and JTAG debugging
  • Working knowledge of various DSP concepts like digital IIR and FIR filters and various transforms

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Back End Developer]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer (Back End)

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA for Engineers interested in building a next-generation, idea management software that is responsive.

Our Technologies include, Java, J2EE, Spring.   Candidates with experience in these areas are a bonus, but if you have a strong grasp of backend development with the latest architectures and patterns, that works too!

Your Background:
  • High degree of hands-on experience with one or more of Core Java development
  • Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP, OAuth etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • You have a good eye for details

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - Backend w/ Spark]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer – Backend w/ Spark

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Consistently deliver readable, maintainable and efficient code.
  • Troubleshoot programming problems independently and in peer groups.
  • Participate actively in Scrums, sprint planning meetings, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Rapidly mockup a proof-of-concept implementation of an idea and present to internal stakeholders.
  • Staying informed of new tools, libraries, and best practices and sharing ideas with the team for continuous improvement of the tool-chain and development process.

Minimum Requirements (Most important items are in BOLD):
  • 6+ years of experience in backend software development, preferably using Lean/Agile/XP SDLC.
  • Proficiency in Java (1.7 or later), JUnit, database technologies.
  • Experience developing web applications ( expertise in all/most of these ) - Spring, MVC, JPA, REST, Jackson, SOA, JPA
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems with expertise in Bash, Perl, PHP, Python
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Spring Data, Hibernate, etc.)
  • Experience with modern tooling (Eclipse / IntelliJ, Maven, NPM, Grunt, Git, Chef, Cloud Foundry, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Solid knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, and componentization approaches and security protocols
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Experience in software design patterns, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs and micro services.
  • Experience working with GIT, Maven or Gradle, Cloud Foundry, Web Services
  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a plus
  • Ability write unit tests (TDD practices) for backend and frontend services
  • Experience with any of these frameworks or programming paradigms: Play, Akka, API Gateways, Reactive Programming, Java NIO
  • Experience with API and micro services development with exposure to using a 12-factor apps
  • Experience Big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark or IOT will be a bonus
  • Exposure to building scalable, stateless, resilient & highly available applications and services like AWS, Azure, App Engine, Heroku, etc.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. TechOps Engineer (Service Max)]]> Position Title:  Sr. TechOps Engineer (Service Max)

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and deliver configuration and deployment automation required for improving the functionality, availability, and manageability of our services 
  • Build infrastructure and application monitoring by gathering application and system metrics and implement tools for recoveries.
  • Troubleshoot availability/performance problems and build software-based solutions to prevent recurrences.
  • Define and evangelize cloud-related optimizations and best practices to improve reliability and performance.
  • Partake in an on-call rotation alongside the engineers.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum 4 years experience in production service troubleshooting that spans applications, systems and network.
  • Experience building systems on cloud technology (AWS, GCE, Rackspace, Openstack).
  • Experience with web and   Big data Analytics platform like web, appservers,  Hadoop, Spark.
  • Configuration management experience with one or more configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible.
  • Experience with container technologies and orchestration layers (Docker,  Cloud Foundry)
  • Demonstrated coding skills, preferably in Python, Ruby, Java.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of UDP, TCP/IP, HTTP, distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with databases like Postgres and Elastic Search.
  • Knowledge of Monitoring tools like Nagios, Graphite.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce Cloud offerings.
  • Solid understanding of application design, including the operational trade-offs of various designs.
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux operating systems and shell scripting.
  • Excellent analytical skills, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with multiple partners.
  • Comfortable with Agile methodologies and working within small teams.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Build, Integrate & test Web Services to Push & Pull Data from Predix on Azure to Power BI
  • Develop connection tunnel between Predix on Azure & Power BI for data streaming
  • Develop UI (Polymer or Angular) using Predix Seed Application for subscribers to use
  • Work on Integrating Microsoft Active Directory with Predix UAA
  • Strong coding background in Java and/or C#

Minimum Requirements:
  • Very hands-on but understand integration architecture of the cloud env (not architect)
  • Please note, solid Java coding and Java enterprise architecture will be must.
  • Cloud platform experience is must
  • Candidate must have experience in modern devops processes
  • Strong knowledge in Java will be required. Knowledge on C# will be plus.
  • Desired (not required) - experience with Node.JS, .Net - This will be a big plus

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDET 2]]> Position Title: SDET 2

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Design and development of test plans, perform repeatable testing procedures and processes.
  • Verification of triggers, stored procedures, referential integrity, hardware product or system specifications.
  • Write/modify dll' s and COM objects.
  • Interpretation and modification of code as required with at least one programming and / or one scripting language.
  • System level configuration skills.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science and some business/functional knowledge helpful.
  • 1-3 plus years’ software testing experience, 1 year in a Windows client/server environment.
  • 1 year development and/or database administration experience using a Microsoft product.
  • Solid knowledge of software quality assurance practices.
  • Ability to read logical and physical data model diagrams.
  • Ability to read and write C/C++ required.
  • Database programming experience i.e. SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, Informix and/or DB2 may be needed.
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic, MFC, OLE, Internet tools, NT, compiler preprocessor.
  • Knowledge of personal computer hardware may be needed.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Design Verification Engineer]]> Position Title: Design Verification Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Santa Clara, CA

Central to our client’ s mission is a highly programmable chip. As part of the verification team, you will be responsible for independently creating leading-edge constrained-random verification environments and using them to drive functional correctness of innovative SoCs.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS and/or MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • 8+ years of experience in ASIC/SoC verification with SV/UVM environments
  • In-depth knowledge of verification flows
  • Clear understanding of constrained random verification process, functional coverage, code coverage, assertion methodology & philosophy
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and the desire to take on diverse challenges

Additional Success Factors:
  • Advanced knowledge of CPU & SoC architecture/design
  • Experience in verifying data center protocols such as Ethernet, TCP/IP and other communication protocols
  • Knowledge of formal verification, hardware emulation
  • Experience with security
  • Startup experience

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Engineering Test and Backend Technician]]> Position Title: Engineering Test and Backend Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA for a GOQ Engineering Test and Backend Technician

Hours: 6: 00 AM - 2: 30 PM

Responsibilities:
  • Technician will be responsible for test equipment setup, minor repairs, and troubleshooting of handlers and testers used to test FPGA devices.
  • Tech will also hand test and support engineering data collection of devices on the ATE and bench testers.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Associate' s Degree or equivalent in a Mechanical or Technical Industrial
  • 2 years working with robotic handlers, ATE testers (Advantest T2000 preferred), or equivalent experience working on a IC test floor or lab.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Lab Support]]> Position Title: Lab Support

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA

We are looking for someone who can assist with our system lab upgrade and installation. The System Software, Integration & Validation group plays a key role in the development of test systems and hardware for test & characterization of advanced device families. Our most recent project has been for the ground-breaking Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoc, with quad core ARM processing system and programmable logic. We are looking for someone who can assist with our system lab upgrade and installation.

Minimum Requirements:
  • MS Office Applications: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Can follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ensure the lab is clean and organized.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Knowledge of SSH required
  • Basic knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Can build a complete computer from scratch.
  • Able to debug a computer problem.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDET 1]]> Position Title: SDET 1

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Design and development of test plans for specific programs.
  • Perform repeatable testing procedures and processes.
  • Verification of triggers, stored procedures, referential integrity, and hardware product or system specifications.
  • Interpretation and modification of code as required including batch files, make files, Perl scripts, queries, stored procedures and/or triggers.
  • Project scope may include writing automation test scripts for simulating user interactions such as data entry, menu selections, mouse actions, data I/O, etc.
  • Application level configuration skills.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 0-2 year software testing experience in a Windows Apps or Mobile apps environment.
  • Ability to understand Apps Architecture and design test scenario.
  • Experience in development and/or database administration experience using a 6mths -1 year software testing experience in a Windows client/server environment.
  • Experience in development and/or Test experience using a Microsoft product.
  • Experience with Apps automation/Coding creating tools/utilities may be needed.
  • Some knowledge of software quality assurance practices.
  • Ability to read logical and physical data model diagrams.
  • Ability to read and write C#, C/C++ required.
  • Knowledge of personal computer hardware may be needed.
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or Technical Certifications.
  • Business/functional knowledge helpful.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Quality Engineer - Software]]> Position Title: Quality Engineer - Software

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bothell, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Applies a good working knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (IEC 62304), Design Controls (ISO 13485) and other regulatory requirements and agencies as it relates to Quality Assurance activities in a software development.
  • Develop or specify standards to determine product or release readiness; Review test procedures, and assess changes to software for regression testing.
  • Provide supporting in documenting software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers; Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
  • Ensure appropriate code syntax and correctness and able to understand software impact on overall system performance.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
  • Support in conducting software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments
  • Support software approval process for release and other pertinent software documentation process for release
  • Researches, develops, and designs test methods for programmable electronics, equipment, and systems of Ultrasound generators based on hardware and software requirements.
  • Develops and assesses the quality programs and systems to applicable internal and external standards and regulations, and accepted engineering practices, such as IEC 60601-1, IEC 60601-1-2, and IEC 62304.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Candidates must have Medical Device Quality Engineering experience and working knowledge of IEC 62304 for consideration.
  • Bachelor’ s Degree  in Engineering, preferably Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3 - 5  years of work experience in Medical Device industry and quality.
  • Good working knowledge of IEC 62304  and familiarity with IEC 60601  and applicable medical device standards.
  • Medical device development knowledge, including V&V activities and direct V&V protocol development.
  • Experienced with supporting and performing code reviews (C++, C#, or Java), and understanding feasibility evidence, unit testing, test automation, software risk assessment.
  • Experience working with Statistics.
  • Knowledge of SW Build systems, electrical and electronic manufacturing processes as they apply to the design process.
  • Hands on experience in dFMEA, pFMEA and risk analysis.
  • Experience with embedded microprocessor controlled equipment development
  • Experienced in iterative software design processes and development practices including agile and test-driven development
  • Experience with requirements management, version control and bug tracking tools.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Integration Engineer]]> Position Title: Integration Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Mountain View, CA

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field with 6+ years of experience in digital IC design
  • Experience in each of the following facets of digital IC product development
    • Digital clocking and reset architecture
    • RTL coding - Verilog preferred
    • Logic simulation and design verification
    • Logic synthesis, timing analysis and formal verification
    • DFT planning, insertion and verification
    • Interface and detailed review with backend implementation team
    • Design completion and pre-tapeout due diligence
  • Hands-on expertise with industry standard EDA tools - simulation, synthesis, LINT, clock domain checking, PD, timing analysis, formal verification, DFT
  • Automation and debug skills
  • Experience with FPGA tools and systems desirable

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Analog Design Engineer]]> Position Title: Analog Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Mountain View, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Development tasks will include spec definition, circuit design, modelling, simulations, management of layout resources, as well as timing, electrical and physical design signoff. 
  • You will ensure sound methodologies are used throughout the design phase and ensure a quality tape out through rigorous reviews.
  • Quality documentation (clear schematics, simulation results, specs/datasheet, programming model, etc.) are required for reviews and software development. 
  • You will drive the development and execution of a comprehensive PVT silicon validation test plan.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Proven track record of successful IP development  
  • Experience with a variety of mixed-signal circuits, including high speed IOs, PLLs, Regulators, ADC, DAC  
  • Experience in IP validation and debug  
  • Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills 

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Reliability Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Reliability Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a Senior Reliability Engineer for an exciting role in the Quality Department.

This role requires individual who can  thrive in a multi-functional position that includes elements of Reliability Engineering, Quality Engineering, Supplier Quality Engineering, Contract Manufacturing and Project Management duties. Candidates should have demonstrable experience implementing strategies that maintain good communication, solidify partner relationships, and reduce the Cost of Poor Quality. In this role, individual will be hands on to determine component and system level reliability, lead root cause investigations and drive corrective actions.   The successful candidate will also be asked to lead efforts in the  application of practical statistical methods to understand yield tracking and drive data driven problem solving. This individual will  lead efforts on new product launch, APQP and a Part Approval processes

Minimum Requirements:
  • 10+ years of experiences with reliability engineering, customer quality, contract manufacturing and supplier quality management.  Ideally,  good portion of experience in Automotive, Semiconductor, MEMS or wafer level processing.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in Global Supply Chain Management and Lean Manufacturing.  
  • Background in Design for Manufacturing in high volume manufacturing environments.
  • Thorough knowledge and experiences of manufacturing and quality management systems including ISO 9001: 2008. 
  • Experience with new product launch, APQP and a Part Approval processes
  • Ability to comply with company policies and code of conduct as specified
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneous with effective reporting skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines, and possess strong project management skills
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Component and System level reliability testing with a focus on consumer electronics.
  • Lesson Learned and best practices  implementation related to  new products and processes development
  • Professional reporting skills in the  collection, analysis, and data  summarization.
  • Demonstrable  ability to present information and make data driven recommendations. 
  • Must be skilled in  cross-functional teaming in a multi-cultural environment
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt Certification preferred, or other proven quality problem methodologies

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Signal Integrity Test Engineer]]> Position Title: Signal Integrity Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

This skilled Engineer will provide a key function for the Signal Integrity Lab team through definitive SI test expertise and will be responsible for an exciting, cutting-edge family of products. Additionally, this detail-oriented engineer will prepare and schedule test programs.

Responsibilities:
  • Primary responsibilities include performing Signal Integrity test procedures required for the high-speed bus standards on each product. This includes determining the correct test setup and measurements required, ensuring that the tests are performed correctly, testing the product and completing the necessary paperwork, selecting and maintaining test equipment.
  • Other responsibilities include establishing, implementing, coordinating and executing Signal Integrity test plans throughout the development cycle of a product, tracking the new developments in the industry with respect to SI compliance requirements and maintaining documentation.
  • Working productively and seamlessly as a member of a skilled team of Signal Integrity design and test professionals
  • Creating test plans and performing tests as per industry standards
  • Writing test reports
  • Developing test procedures for Signal Integrity testing
  • Debugging test setups
  • Reworking PCB level
  • Maintaining suitable test equipment
  • Tracking the new developments in the high speed industry with respect to Signal Integrity compliance requirements

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS degree, and 3+ years of high-volume consumer electronics experience as a Signal Integrity test engineer.
  • Working knowledge of high-speed design and RF principles.
  • The ability to develop SI test plans, analyze SI test data, write SI test specifications/procedures and interpret SI standards for different interfaces.
  • Ability to work with ambiguities is a must.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to seamlessly work across groups and at all levels.
  • You must have:
  • Experience with High Bandwidth scope measurements
  • Understanding of high-speed signal interface standards such as DDR3, USB2/3, DP, HDMI, SATA, etc.
  • Experience with the VNA measurements
  • Experience of board probing station for VNA measurements
  • Understanding and experience with TDR measurements
  • Hardware re-working and soldering expertise
  • A team orientation with superior interpersonal awareness
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong organization and documentation abilities

Highly Desired:
  • PDN measurements with VNA and scope
  • Experience with BERT and Logic Analyzer
  • Experience with Agilent’ s PLTS software
  • Experience with Signal Integrity simulation software

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Development Engineer]]> Position Title:  Senior Software Development Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an exceptional Software Development Engineer, focused on building highly scalable web services & fulfillment backend to enable our next generation satellite communication systems.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum Bachelors in technology related field or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience software development experience in either .NET / Java
  • Background working with at least 2 or more of the following formats XML, JSON, Avro, Protobuf, Thrift
  • Demonstrated experience in large-volume, high-traffic, transactional, and highly scalable server platforms
  • Experience with highly distributed NoSQL based technologies (e.g. Casandra, MongoDB, DocumentDB, Redis, etc.)
  • Test driven development focus and experience
  • Development experience on both Linux/Unix and Windows environments
  • Worked extensively with PaaS cloud technologies provided by Azure / AWS
  • Extensive experience with OAuth2 and SAML
  • Experience working with Azure/AWS configuration and management portals
  • Experience with OWASP security practices (e.g. SQL injection)
  • Proven track record of building highly scalable web service and backend processing technologies
  • Experience with secure data services and general application security
  • Experience building software components leveraging SOA based architecture models
  • In-depth understanding of software development lifecycles
  • In-depth experience with at least .NET and/or Java Technologies
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, working with multiple disciplines
  • Strong background in RESTful web services leveraging wide variety of technologies to achieve high SLA while maintaining operational costs
  • Likes to set technology standards and process direction
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Jira or similar project management software

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDE 3]]> Position Title: SDE 3

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a long-term contract.

Responsibilities:
  • Software and driver development,
  • integration and debugging of Windows mobile systems.

Must Haves:
  • BS in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent related field.
  • 8+ years software development experience (C, C++)
  • 5+ years’ experience developing Windows Phone 8.0+ based products.
  • 5+ years’ experience developing& debugging Windows kernel mode drivers.
  • Knowledge and experience with UEFI & ACPI
  • Knowledge with mobile SoC hardware & peripherals

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical PM 4]]> Position Title: Technical PM 4

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Using PMO best practices and standards, partner with the product/program managers to facilitate a project management process to fit their needs, and oversee and execute on that process/plan. 
  • Create, maintain and control the project schedule and dashboard, facilitate meetings, and proactively identify risks to the project. 
  • Shepherd the Project Team through the Release process, being mindful of all requirements. 
  • Facilitate program  communications, identify and implement continuous improvement practices, and provide regular status reports as required.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 8+ years of project management experience, Master' s degree required, PMI Certification required.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft products/services/applications preferred.
  • Some hardware technical background would be great.
  • Must possess strong cross team/group/org collaboration skills; ability to foresee and analyze project risks, develop risk management plan and mitigate subsequent issues.
  • The ideal candidate will have high-powered analytical skills and the ability to understand concepts and situations that pass by many others.
  • Specialized knowledge as defined by project required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, experience working with external vendors, strong project management skills, and demonstrated success in adult learning and training principles/skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[PCB Design Engineer]]> Position Title:  PCB Designer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Cupertino. This position will be responsible for collaborating with engineers and design teams in the design and development of complex, detailed layouts of rigid and flexible printed circuit boards using CAE and CAD applications and tools.

Responsibilities: 
  • Work with design teams to plan schedules, resolve costs, packaging, manufacturing, and electrical design issues.
  • Proactive in implementing new PCB technologies and processes.
  • Study PCB design trends and processes.
  • Evaluate and implement those that apply to core technologies.
  • Conduct design feasibility studies to evaluate the PCB design goals for packaging, cost, manufacturing and system performance.
  • Assist lower level PCB Designer in the resolution of critical design problems.
  • Train PCB Designers in specialized areas of PCB design.
  • Propose PCB design trade-offs to the engineering design team for resolution and implementation.
  • Complex and difficult CAD and CAE tasks requiring extensive skill and knowledge of equipment capabilities, applications techniques and design limitations.
  • Understands design standards for Manufacturing and Test.
  • Understands the requirements for a quality design and strives to achieve the requirements before releasing the product to manufacturing.
  • Understands the driving PCB technology and process trends and their application to designs.
  • Maintains technical coordination with Engineering, Products Design, Test, EMC Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Resolve PCB design issues with fabrication and manufacturing vendors.
  • Proactively participates in the evolution and definition of Design For Manufacturing (DFM) guidelines.
  • Participate and provide input into the PCB design specifications and standards with respect to product design, electrical design, manufacturing and various regulatory agency requirements to determine design trade-offs necessary to meet design goals and produce high quality PCB' s at the lowest cost and within schedule.

Required Qualifications:
  • Cadence Allegro (PCB Design Tool) a minimum of 3-5 years on this tool.
  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Self starter.

Additional Skills a Plus:
  • Flex board experience preferred but not required?

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer - Full Stack]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer - Full Stack

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Consistently deliver readable, maintainable and efficient code.
  • Troubleshoot programming problems independently and in peer groups.
  • Participate actively in Scrums, sprint planning meetings, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Rapidly mockup a proof-of-concept implementation of an idea and present to internal stakeholders.
  • Staying informed of new tools, libraries, and best practices and sharing ideas with the team for continuous improvement of the tool-chain and development process.

Qualifications / Requirements:   (Most important items are BOLDED)
  • 4+ years of experience in full-stack software development, preferably using Lean/Agile/XP SDLC.
  • Proficiency in Java (1.7 or later), JUnit, database technologies.
  • Experience developing web applications ( expertise in all/most of these ) - Spring, MVC, JPA, REST, Jackson, SOA, JPA
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems with expertise in Bash, Perl, PHP, Python
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, AngularJS, Web Components, NodeJS
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Spring Data, Hibernate, etc.)
  • Experience with modern tooling (Eclipse / IntelliJ, Maven, NPM, Grunt, Git, Chef, Cloud Foundry, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles Solid knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, and componentization approaches and security protocols Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Experience in software design patterns, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs and micro services.
  • Experience working with GIT, Maven or Gradle, Cloud Foundry, Web Services
  • Experience developing applications using reactive frameworks like nodejs, Spring Boot, Play or a solid
  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a plus
  • Ability write unit tests(TDD practices) for backend and frontend services
  • Experience with any of these frameworks or programming paradigms: Play, Akka, API Gateways, Reactive Programming, Java NIO
  • Experience with API and micro services development with exposure to using a 12-factor apps
  • Experience Big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark or IOT will be a bonus
  • Exposure to building scalable, stateless, resilient & highly available applications and services like AWS, Azure, App Engine, Heroku, etc.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Lead -Systems]]> Position Title: Software Lead -Systems

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a Software Lead- Systems with specialization in Linux embedded systems device programming. A successful candidate will be a key member of a team building advanced applications on a multidisciplinary team. 

Minimum Requirements:
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience in C or C++
  • 5 years of embedded systems experience (Embedded Linux)
  • Experience profiling applications for performance characterization
  • Demonstrated experience shipping embedded software products
  • Experience with RESTful interfaces, curl or similar networking communication
  • Demonstrated foundation in developing automated testable code
  • Strong understanding of Linux configuration and custom device programming
  • Strong programming experience in C and C++ 11
  • Collaborative team player with clear communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to drive, plan and organize projects independently
  • Proven leadership skills coordinating incoming requirements and outgoing work
  • Ability to understand schematics and perform basic hardware debugging skills (logic analyzer, scope probing)
  • Solid understanding of SDLC
  • Strong working knowledge of Jira or similar project management software

Highly Desired:
  • Python experience
  • Experience in applications and distributed process programming
  • Experience with Embedded Linux distributions. Boot loaders, such as Das– U-Boot or Barebox
  • Embedded software development toolsets such as IAR Integrated Development Environment
  • Practical knowledge of signal processing.
  • Practical knowledge of antenna/satellite communications.
  • Management / lead experience for a small team

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Lab Procurement]]> Position Title: Lab Procurement

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:

Manage the procurement of materials and parts for the development of products. This may include but not limited to:
  • Researching various materials and suppliers executing purchase transactions utilizing procurement tools such as PO’ s, One-Time-Payments, and corporate credit cards
  • Tracking shipments receiving and distributing materials
  • Tracking and reporting spend on a weekly basis managing
  • Monthly expense reports for credit card transactions
  • Tracking capital expenditure forecasts and actuals

Minimum Requirements:
  • Position requires strong attention to detail and a service oriented spirit that thrives in a fast paced very dynamic environment.
  • Position requires close interactions with numerous customers throughout the organization.
  • Relentless attention to detail and organization
  • Customer-oriented- Calm amidst a storm of activity and customer requests
  • Knowledge of procurement tools such as My Order and One Time Payment methods
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of excel
  • Strong communication skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Firmware Engineer 3]]> Position Title: Firmware Engineer 3

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • As an Embedded Firmware Engineer, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining firmware running on embedded consumer electronics. 
  • You will have responsibilities spanning all aspects of product bring-up and test:  write, debug, and integrate new device drivers, protocols, and other firmware code across embedded product line. 
  • Interacting with Hardware, OS, Test, Operations and various other cross-functional teams.  
  • Review board schematics and data sheets. 
  • Utilize oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and other test equipment to troubleshoot hardware/software issues. 
  • Enable test strategies for new components in upcoming products. 
  • Support product development builds locally and remotely.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS, MS or PhD in EE required and/or
  • 15+ years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume consumer electronic product is a must.
  • Strong knowledge of Operating Systems principle.
  • Demonstrable programming skills in C and C++.
  • Experience and understanding of firmware design tools (IAR is a plus) and languages.
  • Understanding of basic testing, coding, and debugging procedures.
  • Experience with of standard protocols such as USB, I2C, MIPI, and/or wireless technologies (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or other).
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills for multi-processor systems with I2C/SPI, USB and other interconnect bus.
  • Demonstrated ownership of multiple  sub-systems and/or a complete simple product and/or experience launching multiple moderately complex to complex consumer electronic products
  • Demonstrated system engineering ownership of a moderately complex to complex product - and/or Hands-on experience launching multiple complex consumer electronic products

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 MST 0
<![CDATA[Opto-Mechanical Engineer]]> Position Title: Opto-Mechanical Engineer

Position Description: Our Eastside client is looking for Opto-Mechanical Engineers. Special consideration for  candidates with  high volume, optics development experience.  

Responsibilities:
  • Design subsystems that require integration of mechanical and optical components
  • Design optical mechanical systems; including fixtures, mounting, and optical models to support rest of ME product team
  • Design high tolerance opto-mechanical parts & subassemblies for use in a commercial, high volume, mobile consumer product
  • Clarify and define optics requirements and translate those into mechanical requirements, including understanding sensitivities and impacts
  • Collaborate with partners (especially Optics Engineering, ID, and other Mechanical engineers) to design and integrate subsystem
  • Design high tolerance mounting/housing system to maintain alignment of integrated optical components
  • Define and analyze the mechanical tolerances and stability of optical assemblies
  • Develop high volume assembly processes for subassembly which enables required alignment tolerances
  • Assess reliability and risks of design to meet optical goals and overall cost and performance requirements
  • Drive definition of mechanical calibration requirements required for optical system
  • Develop prototypes and fixtures to support evaluation of system and subsystems
  • System level and sub-system design responsibilities in the development of concept explorations and technology investigations
  • Lead innovation and advancements within responsible areas to improve overall device value
  • Create evaluation models and systems to assess performance investigations for various technology components and product features
  • Interface across multiple disciplines (Program Management, Industrial design, Hardware, Component Engineering, RF, Audio, Reliability, Procurement, Manufacturing)
  • Produce CAD and detailed drawings and documentation of mechanical components
  • Provide tactical contribution and technical leadership throughout the conceptual and detail design stages of product development
  • Interface directly with sub-system partners for design of and integration of technology components
  • Assess risks/feasibility of piece part design / features to meet design expectations for cost and reliability
  • Contribute to project planning for development schedules / BOMs to meet all build stages up to production readiness
  • Perform and review detailed analyses for tolerance stacks, FEMs, Reliability tests
  • Participate in tooling vendor selection, and all part qualification
  • Must be willing and able to travel (domestic and international) to support design and manufacturing activities

Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of optical-mechanical design experience, including a strong “ hands on” background with opto-mechanical assemblies
  • Prior experience in designing optical subassemblies, including design of optical mounts (lenses, mirrors, sensors, prisms, windows).   Must be able to show examples
  • Minimum 2 years in CAD, (Prefer Creo Pro/E)
  • Experienced in designing for high volume production, including demonstrated experience in plastic injection molding
  • Experience using adhesives for mounting optical components
  • Experience with complex, tight tolerance opto-mechanical design.   Highly proficient in tolerance analysis of optical systems, including use of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T).   Must be able to show examples
  • Experience setting up and running optical tolerance analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Optical Science, Optical Engineering.   M.S. or PhD in related discipline preferred.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


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<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer 2 - Power]]> Position Title: Electrical Engineer 2 - Power

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a Power Delivery Design and Test Contract Engineer to join our motherboard team.

Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate new power components (DC/DC regulator controllers chips, power MOSFETS, and inductors) through bench validation.
  • Develop new test architectures and comprehensive test plans for power subsystems.
  • Motherboard power subsystem debug and bring-up.
  • Optimize converter efficiency and system power performance.
  • Perform motherboard DFMEA analysis and test validation.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or similar field.
  • Demonstrated experience in power delivery and DC/DC converter characterization and testing.
  • Excellent grasp on analog and power circuits fundamentals and great hands-on testing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and effective written/oral communication.
  • Ability to work self-directed and closely within a team environment when required.
  • Excellent time management skills. Ability to prioritize/perform multiple tasks.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, educ