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

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • Experience with Pro-E is must have.
  • Experience in plastic part & sheet metal design with a company making consumer electronics or something similar.
  • Looking for strong part design.
  • Bachelors Degree in ME or Engineering 

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, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Engineering Technician II]]> Position Title: Engineering Technician II

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

Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with validation Engineers, the candidate performs validation testing on memory modules installed in platforms inside thermal chambers using UNIX and DOS based software.
  • Prepares documentation and provides engineers with status update on validation testing.

Requirements:
  • The candidate should have strong background on building computers, be familiar with computer hardware and must have excellent soldering skills.
  • Candidate should also have sufficient understanding of DRAM/DIMM and different memory technologies.
  • Candidate should have good knowledge of using SW such as Microsoft Windows, Office Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Must have good communication skills, be able to learn fast, work well with others and in a tense 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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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[BI Engineer]]> Position Title: BI Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA to Develop Supplier Diversity Metrics

Responsibilities:
  • Develop Global Security PO/Invoice and PO Related Tasks Dashboard
  • Develop T&E Analytics Dashboard
  • Develop Case Management metrics for operational efficiencies
  • Develop Supplier Connect Enhancement metrics
  • Develop Smart Invoicing and Buy @ initiative metrics

Minimum Requirements:
  • BI Engineer
  • Business Intelligence
  • Case Management
  • Global Security

Additional Skills:
  • Invoicing
  • Metrics
  • Security

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, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Engineer]]> Position Title: DevOps Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Hillsboro, OR for a DevOps Engineer to join a growing DevOps team within the Labs Division.

The team supports the design, maintenance, upkeep, and improvement of our critical business systems. They support mission critical systems that are central to company’ s success and have a direct impact on the abilities of our products to keep customers secure.

You will work with Developers, QA teams, DevOps teams, and Program Managers to design and implement repeatable processes and practices. You will be responsible for day to day upkeep and maintenance of our core business systems, deploying/developing an orchestration pipeline, further developing our automation, and troubleshooting systems/services as needed.

 

To excel in this position you must be passionate about quality, security, and be prepared to advocate on behalf of good process and industry best practices. You are an adept problem solver and thrive in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment offering rich learning opportunities.

Responsibilities:
  • BS Degree in Technical area of study
  • Design, implement, document and constantly improve tools and automation to deploy and promote code, configuration, and security across the different tiers of the operational environment
  • Aid in design and deployment of service monitoring, reporting, and alerting to industry standard.
  • Evaluate process effectiveness by tracking and monitoring metrics.
  • Participate in identifying and evaluating tools and solutions needed to address areas for improvement in operational deployment pipeline and automation realm.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify constraints and solve problems rigorously.
  • Collaborate with QA to ensure high quality of released software.
  • Collaborate with corporate IT to ensure applications and services are on the appropriate platforms.
  • Evangelize, promote and aid the transition to DevOps as a best practice to existing Engineering & Operations teams.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows Server Administration (2008-2016) at an experienced level
  • A proven history designing and delivering data driven environments
  • Working within VMWare tools
  • Basic coding/scripting skills
  • Familiarity with configuration management software
  • Great troubleshooting skills
  • Great communications skills

Other skills that will help you along
  • Linux (RedHat/CentOS) at an experienced level
  • Basic Networking Skills
  • MongoDB, Hadoop, and MySQL
  • Splunk
  • Puppet
  • Jenkins
  • Active Directory

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, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Artist]]> Position Title: Technical Artist

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

Responsibilities:
  • Act as liaison between Art, Design, and Engineering teams
  • Support Art Team by providing technical assistance, asset creation, and optimization
  • Track and manage content and systems for memory and performance across multiple engines
  • Streamline workflow solutions and pipelines across multiple engines with Art Director

Minimum Requirements:
  • 3+ years’ experience in PC or console game and/or VR development.
  • 70%-30% tech-to-art ratio: Strong foundation in technical art with a solid set of general artistic skills.
  • Excellent problem solver, adept communicator and coordinator between technical and creative teams
  • Coding and script authoring for various tools: C# and Lua. (JavaScript, Python, MaxScript, Mel a plus)
  • Thoughtful yet unrelenting at optimizing 3D scenes and materials for VR performance requirements
  • Excellent working knowledge of both Unity and Unreal Engine 4.
  • Solid working knowledge of Source Engine and Hammer for SteamVR.
  • Proficiency with 3DMax (knowledge of Maya or Modo a plus).
  • Excellent PBR Material shader and lighting skills (Knowledge of Substance Designer and Painter a plus).
  • Proactive, self-directed starter, detail-oriented and efficient, high self-motivation.

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, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Engineer]]> Position Title: DevOps Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Hillsboro, OR for a DevOps Engineer to join a growing DevOps team within the Labs Division.

The team supports the design, maintenance, upkeep, and improvement of our critical business systems. They support mission critical systems that are central to company’ s success and have a direct impact on the abilities of our products to keep customers secure.

You will work with Developers, QA teams, DevOps teams, and Program Managers to design and implement repeatable processes and practices. You will be responsible for day to day upkeep and maintenance of our core business systems, deploying/developing an orchestration pipeline, further developing our automation, and troubleshooting systems/services as needed.

 

To excel in this position you must be passionate about quality, security, and be prepared to advocate on behalf of good process and industry best practices. You are an adept problem solver and thrive in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment offering rich learning opportunities.

Responsibilities:
  • BS Degree in Technical area of study
  • Design, implement, document and constantly improve tools and automation to deploy and promote code, configuration, and security across the different tiers of the operational environment
  • Aid in design and deployment of service monitoring, reporting, and alerting to industry standard.
  • Evaluate process effectiveness by tracking and monitoring metrics.
  • Participate in identifying and evaluating tools and solutions needed to address areas for improvement in operational deployment pipeline and automation realm.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify constraints and solve problems rigorously.
  • Collaborate with QA to ensure high quality of released software.
  • Collaborate with corporate IT to ensure applications and services are on the appropriate platforms.
  • Evangelize, promote and aid the transition to DevOps as a best practice to existing Engineering & Operations teams.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows Server Administration (2008-2016) at an experienced level
  • A proven history designing and delivering data driven environments
  • Working within VMWare tools
  • Basic coding/scripting skills
  • Familiarity with configuration management software
  • Great troubleshooting skills
  • Great communications skills

Other skills that will help you along
  • Linux (RedHat/CentOS) at an experienced level
  • Basic Networking Skills
  • MongoDB, Hadoop, and MySQL
  • Splunk
  • Puppet
  • Jenkins
  • Active Directory

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, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Developer (IT) 3]]> Position Title: Software Developer (IT) 3

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

This position is for a Technical Asset Suite (formally known as PassPort) Developer with extensive experience in implementing, developing and maintaining Asset Suite release 6.01 and future upgrades/releases.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement, develop and maintain Asset Suite release 6.01. 
  • Code, test, configure and maintain various vendor and in-house applications including Portal/J, using the software tools provided with the Asset Suite 6.0+ application (including software tools provided on Solaris platforms using Java and J2SE technology).
  • Translate a set of requirements into computer source code using the grammar and syntax of a programming language and tool to achieve an algorithmic design.
  • Perform application/process management, install/patch applications, troubleshoot connectivity issues, monitor performance and tune in complex three-tier architectures (client web interface, application engine, database engine).
    • Troubleshoot performance and interoperability problems between applications, servers and databases involving PassPort/Asset Suite middle tier components including utilizing SQL language to verify database connectivity and performance.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to internal customers on BPA’ s use / customization of Asset Suite.
    • Develop and troubleshoot Asset Suite interfaces.
    • Assist with implementation of any upgrades / releases to BPA’ s Asset Suite application.
    • Develop and support Contracts/Purchasing, Inventory and Work Management modules of Asset Suite.
    • Develop web services using Integrated Framework & Business Objects (IFBO) to integrate with third party and .net applications.
  • Develop integrations to implement eCommerce business processes.
  • Develop and maintain various integrations between Financial Supply Chain Management (FSCM) systems including both internal and external trading partners.
  • Design and implement web services security solutions.

Must Have Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s, Master’ s, or Post-Graduate College Degree in Computer/Information Technology or directly-related field is preferred.
  • This is a Level 2 position: 10+ years’ combination of education, and/or work experience in Computer/Information Technology or directly-related field is required.  Each applicable related college degree will count towards 2 years of experience.
  • Note:  Equivalent related degrees will only count once.  For example:  A candidate with two Bachelor’ s degrees in different Computer/Information Technology disciplines, will only be given credit for 2 years of experience. 
  • 5+ years’ experience using COBOL compilers with MicroFocus/Merant COBOL v4. + integrated with Asset Suite in a UNIX/Oracle environment is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience using JAVA/JSP to support Portal/J is required.
  • Experience working with Asset Suite Integrated Framework & Business Objects (IFBO) and developing Service Oriented integration is required.
  • Extensive experience in implementing, developing and maintaining Asset Suite release 6.01 is required.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office Suite products, such as Word, PowerPoint and Outlook (MS Office 2010 proficiency is required).

 

Specific Skill Requirements:
  • MicroFocus/Merant COBOL
  • Java 2 Platform Standard Edition
  • Ventyx Buy Demand Module for eCommerce
  • Ventyx IFBO and Web Services
  • Oracle 10+ and Microsoft SQL 2008+ database programming
  • Understanding of UNIX file systems, shells, utilities, scripting languages such as (c/k)sh, awk, and perl and UNIX application tuning on the Solaris 10+ Operating System.
  • Hands-on experience with designing, developing and implementing web services security
  • Experience working with the various modules within Asset Suite such as Contracts/Purchasing, Inventory and Work Management is highly desirable
  • Experience working with the various Financial modules within Finance & Supply Chains such as Vendor, Projects, Fleet Management is highly desirable
  • Experience working with ETL tools such as Informatica is highly desirable
  • Proven skills and abilities in requirements gathering, fit-gap analysis and implementation practice demonstrated by thorough understanding of the delivered Asset Suite functionalities, its underlying business processes and capabilities. 

General Requirements:
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate and work effectively with a variety of individuals and skill levels.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Must be a team player and able to work effectively with a team of people made up of those with diverse work styles and personalities.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including change management procedure, work tracking and time management.
  • Meet timelines, milestones, and deliverables and provide timely (weekly) status updates.
  • Communicate functional and technical information verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical users.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Support Analyst II]]> Position Title: Technical Support Analyst II

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Plano, TX   for a Tier-I Support Engineer. You will be responsible for supporting our entire licensed customer base through a variety of mediums.

Minimum Requirements:
  • MUST have excellent knowledge and/or hands on experience on networking -- as well as -- outstanding communication skills (see below).
  • Communication Skills
    • Understanding and applying Active Listening
    • Understanding and ability to ask Open-Ended/Close-Ended/Probing Questions
    • Ability to teach complex topics
  • Networking / Troubleshooting Skills
    • Administering and troubleshooting Windows client/server operating systems (Win 7, 8, 10, Server 2003, 2008, 2012) by utilizing DOS commands, logs and services.
    • Expertise to conduct fault isolation in regards to diagnosing and remediating network connectivity issues
    • Expertise to troubleshoot or describe common networking and application protocols?
    • Example: Ability to describe several computer related issues where the candidate had to perform extensive troubleshooting – describing all steps taken from analysis to fault isolation to resolution.
    • Ability to dissect application issues at the application layer.
    • Example: Can the candidate diagnose a failing application by means of examining processes and services tied to said application
    • Capability to discuss scenarios where candidate diagnosed a failing application, by examining the processes and service/s which are tied to the applications functionality?

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, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr Employee Relations Specialist]]> Position Title: Sr Employee Relations Specialist

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

Responsibilities:

The Employee Relations Specialist role is to enable achievement of   organizational business objectives through solving complex employee relations matters across the organization and management capabilities and related systems.  The ERS will achieve this work through process and employment practice improvement, training, metrics/trending and analytics.  Partnering with and guiding business leaders through resolving complex ER matters.  Provide technical expertise and direction to HR partners and management around management practices, ER and Organizational effectiveness.  Directly handling a caseload of complex HR matters involving performance management, employment compliance, and other ER issues.  Specific job responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:
  • Implement sound resolutions to complex employee relations issues
  • Conduct HR investigations and organizational assessments – develop and implement appropriate remediation
  • Own medical accommodations request and interactive process
  • Advise and influence management around complex ER decisions e.g. performance management, business conduct, terminations, and HR policies, guidelines and practices
  • Evaluate and review employee related decisions in response to employee concerns
  • Conduct training for HR, ER and management on management practices
  • Identify trends based on metrics and make recommendations

Minimum Requirements:
  • BA or JD preferred
  • 5+ years of exempt level HR experience
  • 3+ years directly managing complex employee relations issues
  • 3+ years advising leadership around HR practices
  • Capability to apply discretion and sound judgement in managing complex processes, decisions and handling sensitive information
  • Exceptional coaching, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience managing complex employee relation issues, including HR workplace investigations
  • Strong influencing skills leveraging business acumen, expertise and data
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations (ADA, EEO, FMLA) and the ability to appropriately spot employment risk issues
  • Knowledge of fundamental HR practices across ER, staffing, management practices, organizational effectiveness, compensation, and talent management
  • Comfortable working hands-on to get things done and quickly shifting to complex strategy discussions
  • Can accomplish results and desired outcomes through formal and informal corporate structures

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, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Organizational Development Specialist]]> Position Title: Organizational Development Specialist

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

If your professional passion is creating a high-performance work environment by pioneering innovative talent, leadership and culture solutions - - then we should talk. As the world looks to our client for the next generation of human capital technology solutions, our colleagues look to us to create a special culture that enables our employees to change the world by putting their professional passions to work every day. A key member of a small but mighty team, we are looking for a results-oriented individual ready to channel all their experiences into the challenge of creating pioneering solutions that deliver breakthrough business results. The bar is high and we believe this is a noble cause to invent and apply the contemporary talent and leadership practices that extend and amplify our special culture during this period of exciting growth.

Responsibilities:

As the Organizational Development Specialist, you will work closely with Business-Aligned Organizational Effectiveness Leaders, HR Business Partners and Managers to empower the ingredient that we truly believe is at the center of the company’ s secret sauce success – our amazing people.

This role will deliver results in these mission-critical areas:
  • Program Development: In this role you will partner very closely with the Organizational Effectiveness Leaders and HR Business Partners to support the Organization Effectiveness strategies and develop the programs that deliver on the business-specific needs while reinforcing the overall HR Talent, Leadership & Culture (TLC) Strategy. In this role you will:
    • Support the Organization Effectiveness strategies to ensure the business is able to deliver on their business, brand and talent strategies.
    • Design, develop and execute a series of engaging and contemporary talent and organization effectiveness experiences (off sites, programs, communications, events, meetings, assessments, workshops, etc.) that measurably improve individual and organization capabilities.
    • Deliver committed Organization Effectiveness results by effectively working with and influencing the company’ s management teams
  • Talent Development: In this role you will lead and coordinate the critical effort to grow Technology talent and teams. Working in partnership with the Technology HR Business Partners and senior business leaders you will ensure that key  Technology development and succession readiness activities. In this role you will:
    • Assess the organization’ s current and desired capabilities / positions to ensure we are effectively delivering on the business strategy.
    • Execute Talent Development Programs that measurably grow required business and organization capabilities.
  • Company-wide Program Alignment & Support: As appropriate and requested by the business; support, enable and coordinate the business-specific deployment of company-wide initiatives.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BSc/BA in Business, Psychology or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Trainer, HR Business Partner or similar role
  • Experience in project management
  • We believe that this role will possess interests and experiences in the following six areas:
    • Collaboration: Cultivates and leverages productive collaborative relationships to deliver results
    • Innovative: Creates new ideas and associations that generate new value
    • Results-Oriented: Delivers committed results in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
    • Effective Communication & Influence: Connects credibly with organization leaders and possess strong presentation skills
    • Technology Proponent: Champions emerging and available technology to improve talent and organization effectiveness
    • Program Design & Management: Thoughtfully organizes and executes unique ideas, programs and plans that achieve required organizational outcomes

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, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst 2]]> Position Title: Business Systems Analyst 2

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

Responsibilities:
  • Requirements Development:
    • Conduct internal interviews and facilitate workshops to elicit business requirements.
    • Plan, organize and facilitate process improvement and business process documentation sessions in support of the maturation of TER’ s Operation Excellence Program (OpEx), specifically the OpEx Knowledge Center.
    • Research, analyze, model and organize information for developing / drafting and recommending requirements.
    • Decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to distinguish between solution ideas and business needs.
    • Facilitate requirements validation sessions and present findings. Provide analysis and fact-based criteria to the requirements and/or solutions vetting process, incorporating analysis and criteria in decision-making materials and presentations.
    • Work with appropriate manager / personnel to facilitate resolution of conflicting priorities and requirements, as well as conflicting team positions in order to build consensus among stakeholders and project team members.
  • Solution Development and Proposal:
    • In collaboration with, and under the governance of   IT department, design websites, tools and recommend solutions based on requirements and best practices.
    • Keep abreast of new technology or technological changes. As need arises, research and recommend changes or new technology or application / systems-based solutions for the organization.
    • Provide background information, technical input, solution options and weighted recommendations that facilitate decision making and that will enable key requirements of the subject initiative and/or other projects to be met. This may include arranging, attending and facilitating decision-making sessions/meetings with TER management, Work Stream Leads and key stakeholders, including drafting agendas, answering technical questions and presenting information, options and recommendations for decision-maker consideration.
    • Research and develop / draft and recommend methods to automate repetitive manual data manipulations.
    • Recommend solutions to business problems that integrate the various systems utilized by TER, including SharePoint and Microsoft Project; assist with implementation efforts of   management approved recommendations, including change management activities.
    • Analyze business problems and draft documentation in support of the recommended solution, including use cases, requirements, test plans, process maps, and desk procedures.
    • Assist in the development / draft of business cases and/or justifications for   Management pre-identified improvement opportunities; present the proposed solutions in both verbal and written formats to key stakeholders and sponsors.
  • Solution Build:
    • Collaborate and work closely with corporate IT development teams to enable a smooth build.
    • Draft documentation for user and operational manuals.
    • Draft, build, recommend and assist   management in implementing SharePoint solutions, including assistance with design, testing, setting permissions, creating workflows, and utilizing change management principles.
    • Utilize desktop tools and systems to provide IT support for portfolio and project management, project scheduling, and project financial analysis.
    • At   manager / team lead request, create user interfaces in both Project Web Access (PWA) and SharePoint.
    • Design, draft and recommend electronic forms to support business processes; build / construct   management approved recommendations.
  • Implementation and Change Management:
    • Assist with development / draft and recommendation of change management plans; actively assist with implementation of   management-approved change plans that reduce employee resistance and empower management as change sponsors.
    • Assist   management focus on the people-side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and skills, and organization structures.
    • Facilitate various system verification activities such as system and user testing.
    • Develop, draft and recommend process and systems training for impacted employees; organize, facilitate and conduct   management approved training, in a variety of formats, as requested.
    • Facilitate system and data integration efforts to connect disparate systems that have various levels of System Life Cycle (SLC) maturity. This position will work closely with IT, providing input and assistance to build tools to support the reporting needs of TER/TERP.
  • Solution Maintenance:
    • Prepare/draft and update user manuals, implementation and training documentation as well as design, testing and other appropriate project and/or system administration documentation.
    • Maintain filing system(s), files, emails and records in accordance with compliance requirements. File and disperse documents/letters as appropriate. Maintain all official records in accordance with the Information Governance & Lifecycle Management (IGLM) standards and procedures.  
    • Analyze solutions and business practices and recommend new or revised procedures and processes to increase group efficiency, quality and effectiveness. Promote the adherence to SLC processes.
    • Serve as point of contact and SharePoint site collection administrator for multiple group SharePoint sites, which may include such tasks as adding, deleting or changing site settings and designing/drafting site content, developing InfoPath flows, creating libraries, lists, views, establishing site permissions, implementing company-wide changes and a myriad of other, similar routine or standard site administration tasks.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Technical Management, Business Management, Engineering, or a closely-related technical field is required.
  • This is a Level 2 position: 6+ years demonstrated business systems analysis experience is required.
  • Related Experience – a minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is desired. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business systems analysis and progressively more technical in nature.

 

Required Technical Experience
  • Advanced knowledge and mastery of SharePoint is required; sufficient for: providing administration, maintenance and customization activities for multiple sites, including designing, creating libraries, lists, views, InfoPath flows, performing updates, establishing site permissions, and a myriad other routine / standard site administration tasks.
  • 6 years of SharePoint design experience is required.
  • Minimum of 6+ years of SharePoint data management  and reporting experience, including advanced use of:
    • InfoPath
    • PowerView
    • PerformancePoint
    • Workflows
  • 5+ years of Microsoft Project and Project Web Application (PWA) experience is required.
  • Experience and skills with front-end Web development (for deployment within a SharePoint environment) tools such as: Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript / JQuery / SPServices
  • Expert level skills with MS SharePoint 2010 are required sufficient to design, setup and maintain MS SharePoint sites and provide support to other site administrators is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Visio) is required.
  • Individual must be capable of applying a diversified knowledge of principles and practices in assigned technical areas. Requires a working knowledge of automated data systems.

 

Preferred Technical Experience
  • Relevant experience in the support of a Project Management Office (PMO) is highly desired.
  • Experience working in a matrix organizational structure with numerous stakeholders and business functions is preferred.
  • Possession of a current Microsoft Project certification (MCP or MCTS) is preferred.

General Requirements:
  • Experience/knowledge of financial concepts such as capital, expense, placed in service dates, etc.
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of project knowledge domain, to include milestones, predecessors, successors and understanding of how changes in resources impact durations of tasks
  • Adaptive, flexible to change, highly interactive and results-oriented
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and solve complex problems, utilize conflict resolution techniques and assert influence in continual process improvement
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely are a must
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.  Must be able to think on their feet and create solutions to support service needs.
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Network Security Engineer]]> Position Title: Network Security Engineer

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

The Network Security Engineer will work within the Network Security Team.  The Network Security Engineer uses technical knowledge on a number of security technologies to analyze and respond to security threats from various security platforms and technologies. The Network Security Engineer serves as an escalation point for critical and complex client issues, performs configuration and testing of products, assists with developing and documenting work processes and trains other members of the team.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for initial triage of incoming client issues.
  • Address basic MSS and support-based client configuration issues and alerts.
  • Will also handle the most complex issues and alerts escalated to them by SOC Technicians, and SOC Engineer I and II employees.
  • Analyze and respond to security threats from various security platforms and technologies.
  • Support, troubleshoot, configure, manage, and upgrade FW, WAF and a wide variety of other security products.
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems, using strong TCP/IP networking skills.
  • Respond to inbound requests via phone and other electronic means for technical assistance with managed devices.
  • Respond in a timely manner (within documented SLA) to configuration, maintenance, incident management, and other requests.
  • Document actions in ticketing system to effectively communicate information internally and to customers.
  • Respond to needs and questions of customers concerning their access to network resources through their managed device.
  • Resolve problems independently and understand escalation procedures.
  • Create custom documentation for internal needs.
  • Attend vendor-specific meetings and conferences for business and professional development.
  • Responsible for testing and configuring new products and technologies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Associates Degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school in Information Technology, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering or related field of study; at least two years of related experience and/or training (in addition to experience requirements below); or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering or related field of study preferred; at least four years of related experience and/or training (in addition to experience requirements below); or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year previous supervisory and/or training experience required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Information Security or Networking required.
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience and/or training in a technology environment required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with preferably more than one of the following technologies; Palo Alto Networks (Firewall, Wildfire, URL filtering, etc.), Juniper, etc.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with one or more of the following management platforms required; Juniper NSM, and Palo Alto Networks Panorama
  • CCSE and CCNA or RSCP certifications preferred.
  • Security+, BCCPP, JNCIS-SEC, JNCIS-FWV, JNCIS-SA, ACE, CNSE, SFCP, SFCSE, SFCTSE strongly preferred. 
  • Security+, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH or other security specific vendor/product certifications also preferred.
  • CISSP training strongly preferred.
  • Strong interest in technology and a desire to learn and grow in applicable technologies field is required.
  • Skills and knowledge must be kept current, including ongoing active pursuit of certifications.
  • Practical expertise with TCP/IP networking required.
  • Proficiency in building and troubleshooting route based VP connectivity required.
  • Significant experience with Linux, Windows and Network Operating Systems required.
  • Strong working knowledge of Routing and Access Control Devices required.
  • Requires taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and overall success of managed services.
  • Requires interfacing with a variety of customers in a polite, positive, and professional manner.
  • Technical knowledge on a number of security technologies required.
  • Solid understanding of information security and networking required.
  • Extensive experience interacting with customers required.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills required.
  • A passion for information security and data security required.
  • Detail oriented with strong organization skills required.
  • Customer service focus required with strong interpersonal skills including excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Will be required to be on-call after hours and weekends on a rotating basis.
  • May be required to work occasional off-shift hours to cover customer maintenance and on-site activities.

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, 23 Jun 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[Project Manager - Infrastructure Services]]> Position Title: Project Manager – Infrastructure Services

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Plano, TX for a results oriented, driven individual with excellent communication skills to manage infrastructure initiatives utilizing various technologies. Candidate will work as the key interface with Stakeholders, Program/Project Management, IT Managers, SME’ s and project teams to manage project efforts.

The role also involves scoping and planning of future initiatives for the business partners. Manage the delivery of multiple projects concurrently that have moderate to high levels of business or technical complexity and risk, which involves multiple business areas and owners. Manage cross function dependencies and impacts and be accountable to ensure project commitments and deliverables are met.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide global and cross-functional leadership to local and virtual project teams, building a collaborative and productive environment for teams to excel in.
  • Steward Infrastructure initiatives through various phases of the program/project lifecycle to meet business objectives.
  • Plans and manages scope, resources, schedule, and quality of the project or program to meet objectives and deliverables.
  • Understands the project or program charter to develop the scope statement and the work breakdown structure.
  • Manages the project or program scope through the life cycle to control changes.
  • Integrates and coordinates all project or program plans to create a consistent, coherent document; carries out the plan by ensuring activities are performed.
  • Manage approval decisions in the Program Lifecycle and the work required to meet the respective exit criteria for each decision.
  • Defines measures and tracks the program/project critical success indicators (CSIs) to meet requirements.
  • Determines the resources (people, hardware, and materials), quantities, and timing needed to carry out project or program activities; identifies, documents, and assigns roles, responsibilities, and reporting relationships.
  • Ensures complete and correct business requirements are gathered, analyzed, documented and prioritized based on business value and project objectives.
  • Understands the technical concepts, architecture, systems, development methods, and disciplines associated with the defined projects, applies the knowledge to deliverables, and leverages it to meet/accelerate project deliverables.
  • Creates the integrated program/project schedule with start and finish dates; analyzes activity sequences, durations, dependencies, constraints, and resource requirements and makes recommendations to meet commitments; involves senior management in the negotiation of schedule changes that require trade-offs of the project/program constraints; baselines the schedule.
  • Identifies, documents, communicates and tracks risks and their characteristics through PLC; performs analysis of risks, and potential impact; develops risk responses and mitigation plans to prioritized risks and ensures the execution of risk plans and their effectiveness.
  • Responsible for project status reporting to program management and leadership.
  • Foster a climate conducive to establishing positive working relationships with project team members and colleagues.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree in Project Management or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in a professional services environment exhibiting proven project management and end-to-end experience with IT infrastructure, processes and technologies.
  • Experience with coordinating key teams and resources for data center/infrastructure build out and infrastructure deployment.
  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS is a plus.
  • Experience working closely with and managing tasks for infrastructure technology teams.
  • Experience directly managing and coordinating migrations including data center, network, storage, and security systems engineers.
  • Previous experience in physical as well as virtual/Cloud infrastructure deliverables is a plus.
  • Previous experience with disaster recovery and business continuity implementations; documentation and managing/coordinating execution of DR tests.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven interpersonal skills & track record managing work in a matrixed environment.
  • Ability to " think outside the box" to mitigate issues/risks and develop innovative solutions working with project team members.
  • Must have strong analytical, negotiation, presentation and organizational skills and abilities.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office 2013 (Project, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) & SharePoint
  • PMI Certification a plus
  • ITIL Certification a plus
  • Proficiency in PMM/Agile tools 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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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Developer 3]]> Position Title: Software Developer 3

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

As a Software Developer in Test, you will develop, execute and maintain software to test our subscription services through RESTful APIs. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. You should have a solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance and know how to automate test cases to improve our API SLAs. We are looking for individuals that have industry-leading technical abilities to test services and expose API defects prior to releasing them in production. Ability to quickly gain an understanding of the entitlement management and provisioning space.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field.
  • 7 or more years of experience as a developer or SDET.
  • 5 or more years of expertise in an object oriented programming language like Java, Python
  • 2 or more years of backend API testing or test development
  • Proficient in an object oriented programming language.
  • Experience with open source tools and resources.
  • Automation architecture development or maintenance experience
  • Ability to programmatically test any software product and develop automation for it.
  • Familiar with Eclipse IDE or logical equivalent.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical 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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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[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 of 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.

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[Product Complaint Specialist]]> Position Title: Product Complaint Specialist

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree required, science or engineering preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in QA/QC or manufacturing within the medical device or drug industry. 
  • Technical writing in English required 
  • Working knowledge of FDA QSR, ISO 13485 and applicable global regulatory requirements for complaint handling.
  • Working knowledge in risk management for medical devices is required 
  • Excellent skills at tracking, trending, analyzing and reporting key quality metrics for complaint history using electronic database systems. 
  • Basic knowledge and experience working with software, such as Microsoft Office 
  • Knowledge and experience working with software systems used for complaint handling and/or other relational database experience is 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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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Backend Java Developer]]> Position Title: Backend Java Developer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop and support eCommerce projects throughout all phases of the software development life cycle 
  • Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes 
  • Work with engineers and other cross functional teams like Product Management, Project Management, Release Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations teams etc. to develop innovative solutions that meet eCommerce market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles 
  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them 
  • Find and help fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment 
  • Support site rollouts and be available to resolve site issues 
  • Develop industry and product technical expertise 

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (MS preferred) 
  • 3 years’ minimum experience working in a technology organization 
  • Minimum 2 years of Java or C++ development 
  • Experience with object oriented design 
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with large-scale, customer-facing web interfaces 
  • Familiarity with the OS X/Linux command line 
  • Excellent communication and thinking skills 

Preferred Skills: 
  • Experience building eCommerce platforms at scale 
  • Experience with CI/CD and automated UI testing tools

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, 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[Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Work with Product Managers, Customers to scope, design and build a Legal case management and intake framework, including various workflows for internal, external and admin users, including data model, user interface and forms, digital signature integrations, notifications, etc.
  • Work with senior engineering staff to design this framework & infrastructure within the Intern stack, using hack PHP, JS, React, Python, etc.
  • Design and configure role-based access and change management controls within these tools to appropriately restrict functionality/data access for System Administrators, Managers, Reviewers, etc., as well as surface appropriate level of change logging for audit transparency
  • Migrate historic data from varied sources to new DB(s)
  • Conduct requirement and design sessions with product managers and business users, driving requirement gathering, system design and milestones with aligned delivery dates

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: BS + 4 years’ experience and MS + 1 year experience in Software Engineering
  • Skills Knowledge of following languages: PHP, JS, React, Python.
  • Knowledge of SQL 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, 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[Sr Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr Staff Embedded Firmware Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an immediate opportunity for an experienced  Sr. Staff Embedded Firmware 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 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
  • 10+ 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[UX Software Engineer]]> Position Title: UX Software Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • In an agile environment, work with a team to deliver new capabilities for our global UX  platform 
  • Evangelize front-end best practices 
  • Collaborate with other teams to deliver best-in-class UI tools and applications 

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (MS preferred) 
  • 5 years’ minimum experience working in a technology organization 
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with large-scale, customer-facing web interfaces 
  • Experience with one or more modern front-end application framework, like React, Angular, or Ember 
  • Experience with modern build tools, like Grunt, Gulp, or Webpack 
  • Experience with Node.js and related tools, like Express, forever, or pm2 
  • Familiarity with advanced JavaScript concepts, like ES2015/ES6, websockets, and 
  • service workers/web workers 
  • Familiarity with the OS X/Linux command line 
  • Excellent communication and thinking skills 

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience delivering UI on top of a Microservices architecture 
  • Experience building eCommerce platforms at scale 
  • Experience with CI/CD and automated UI testing tools 
  • Knowledge of techniques for isomorphic JavaScript template rendering

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, 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[Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • The Software Engineer will code high-volume software, suggest, collect, and synthesize requirements and create effective feature roadmap.
  • This individual will create scalable web applications, create Android or iOS apps and apply expert software development skills to a wide range of ML-related coding projects.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS + 2 years’ experience and MS + 1 year experience in Software Engineering
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, PHP, Python.
  • Knowledge of SQL preferred.
  • Experience in machine learning and video coding and streaming.

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, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 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

Responsibilities:
  • Implement and support Oracle E-business Suite
  • Implement and support Oracle Fusion middleware applications
  • Implement high availability and disaster recovery for Oracle E-business suite and Fusion middleware
  • Administer and support Oracle Hyperion
  • Administer and support Oracle Agile PLM Administer and support Oracle OBIEE
  • Administer and support Oracle Weblogic servers
  • Administer and support Oracle Enterprise Service Bus
  • Administer and support Oracle Access Manager
  • Administer and support Oracle Internet Directory
  • Administer and support Oracle Identity Manager
  • Administer and support Oracle GRC
  • Implement pro-active monitoring and alerting
  • Provide day-to-day operational
  • Production support and 24x7 on-call
  • Provide Technical design documentation, installation guide, best practices and weekly project status documentation

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelors/Masters
  • Oracle Apps DBA consisting of:
    • Oracle E-business Suite
    • Oracle Fusion middleware applications
    • Oracle Hyperion
    • Oracle Agile PLM
    • Oracle OBIEE
    • Oracle Weblogic servers
    • Oracle Enterprise Service Bus
    • Oracle Access Manager
    • Oracle Internet Directory
    • Oracle Identity Manager
    • Oracle GRC

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, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Administrator 3]]> Position Title: System Administrator 3

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

This position is responsible for providing operating implementation design and system support in order to provide sustainable, stable and secure enterprise level servers including backup recovery, performance tuning, upgrades/patches, maintenance, troubleshooting, permissions and file sharing

Responsibilities:
  • Assist developers and application support teams design system architectures that comply with FISMA and company policies.
  • Provide architectural guidance to developers and team members on the implementation of Linux and UNIX platforms.
  • Perform operations and maintenance on 80-100 Linux and Solaris servers.
  • Support configuration management using Puppet.
  • Manage data store activities local and using SAN protocols such as CIFS, NFS.
  • Maintain Oracle Linux, Redhat Linux and Solaris Servers with latest hardware and software firmware and configurations including regular patching.
  • Maintain connectivity with Windows file and print servers and configure SMTP to exchange mail with an Exchange system.
  • Manage LDAP configuration with in Active Directory using Centrify.
  • Leverage existing BPA toolsets to automate status monitoring/alarming.
  • Support Linux on VMWare 6 in coordination with a VMWare support team.
  • Design improvements to various service and process management capabilities of the major ‘ NIX’ platforms.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a closely-related technical discipline is preferred.
  • This is a Level 3 position: 10+ years’ combination of education and/or work experience in Computer/Information Technology or related field is required.  Each applicable related Bachelor’ s degree may count towards 2 years of experience.
    • Note:  Equivalent related degrees will only count once.  For example:  A candidate with two Bachelor’ s degrees in different Computer/Information Technology disciplines will only be given credit for 2 years of experience.
  • 5 years’ experience working in a large production environment is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products, such as Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint and Outlook, including Microsoft Office 2010 and higher is required.
  • Red Hat RHCE or RHCT certification, or other Linux/Unix certification, is preferred.
  • CISSP or similar security training/certification is preferred.

Technical Requirements:

Knowledge of and skill in applying:
  • Architecture, Installation and support of Red Hat or Oracle Linux and/or Solaris operating systems.
  • Maintenance and support of Exadata and SPARC server systems.
  • Interconnectivity with Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012) for file, mail and print sharing.
  • Experience architecting and configuring Linux systems that utilize high availability RAID and SAN storage solutions.
  • Automating administrative tasks and procedures using KSH, CSH or PERL scripts.
  • Creation of virtual hosts and clients using products such as VMware v6 and/or VMware administration experience.
  • Administration and architecture of Apache, Tomcat, Weblogic and/or JBoss application servers.
  • Security hardening and configuration management aligned with FISMA or DoD standards.

General Requirements:
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Meet timelines, milestones, deliverables and provide timely (weekly) status updates.
  • Communicate technical information verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical users.
  • Provide a sustainable IT infrastructure by supplying cross training and functional documentation.
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking, Property Tracking and Time Management.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst 3]]> Position Title: Business Analyst 3

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

This Business Analyst works on initiatives, strategies, projects and services that affect the operations, construction, and maintenance of the transmission system. This position will work collaboratively and across transmission organizations to assist management with implementation of operational excellence initiatives. 

Responsibilities:
  • Guide business stakeholders and facilitate gathering and analyzing information using standard tools and approaches to:
    • Clarify business operations, functions, problems,
    • Document/map the current and future state,
    • Identify solution alternatives, evaluate the alternatives, and define procedures.
  • Provide process and organizational expertise for facilitating, planning, and executing approved business operations and change initiatives consistent with TF' s strategic business objectives. 
  • Research, interview internal   customers / end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties to gather and understand customer / end-user requirements and/or business process, procedure or workflow development; present solution recommendations for   management, executives, stakeholders consideration and approval.
  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs; incorporate findings and insights into project and change management plans, decision-making information and recommendations and other project considerations as appropriate.
  • Evaluate proposed and in-flight Transmission Field Services initiatives, including:
  • Preparing business cases.
  • Assisting Managers with:
    • Financial planning
    • Decision-making
    • Risk assessment
    • Strategic planning
    • Internal controls
    • Process management
  • Utilizing software sufficient to integrate requirements into on-going project management activities.
  • Develop holistic assessments of operational, cultural, and organizational capabilities, resources, and risk factors and recommend whether ongoing programs, projects, operational processes, and IT support systems should be initiated, eliminated, or redesigned to ensure initiative outcomes can be successfully managed, integrated and implemented.
  • Perform risk analysis to predict likely outcomes based on factors such as available financial programming levels, cross-functional and portfolio integration requirements, effectiveness of cost and project management controls, and level of effort required for project completion.
  • Coordinate planning and execution milestones, schedules and tasks to facilitate successful completion of assigned initiatives. Identify project deliverables and deadlines, including coordination of communication plans, change management plans, " as is" and future state assessments, user guides, desk manuals, and other necessary support tools.
  • Recommend program evaluation criteria and procedures that incorporate performance metrics, compliance requirements, and lessons learned. Recommend programmatic and process changes to executives and functional managers based on trends and stakeholder feedback.
  • Provide organizational and process analysis, reengineering, program planning and evaluation, and transition planning to facilitate the successful development and implementation of Transmission' s business and strategic initiatives.
  • Analyze organizational structure, functions, and processes in order to recommend changes for more effective allocation of resources, personnel utilization, management practices and procedures, systems and controls, delegations of authority, operational methods, and organizational efficiency. Recommend methods for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of projects, programs and procedures through process modification and application of evolving technology.
  • Maintain regular, consistent and effective communication regarding project / assignment status and concerns, with appropriate parties, including the   manager, project manager, stakeholders, project team, etc.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to convey the   management-approved technical vision and to analyze potential tradeoffs between usability and performance needs; work with project PM and appropriate   manager / personnel to reconcile and determine acceptable “ tradeoffs”.
  • Develop /draft documentation to: 1) validate repeatability of processes; 2) facilitate training on new analytical tools; and, 3) support business continuity and knowledge transfer.

Must Have Requirements:

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in business administration, management, accounting, computer science or a related field is highly preferred.
  • In lieu of degree, an additional 4 years’ experience in a related field is required (see below)
  • This is a level 3 Position:  8+ years work-related experience as an analyst and change manager is required or 12+ years’ experience in a related field, with no applicable degree, is required.
  • Related Experience - Direct work experience and knowledge of analysis and change management principles and methodologies with a solid understanding of how analytics and change management support the change process is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with analysis, project and change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle is required
  • Demonstrated experience with large-scale organizational change efforts is required.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and executing communication plans and strategies for medium sized companies is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Prosci methodology for Change Management is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience with International Institute of Business Analysis methods is desirable.
  • Change Management Professional designation is desirable.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional designation is desirable.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Visio flowcharts, MS Project and SharePoint); (MS Office 2010 proficiency required).

Technical Requirements:
  • Technical interviewing skills:
    • Possess functional/process interviewing skills in the business environment
    • Possess ability to facilitate groups through process design and requirements gathering sessions
  • Possess analytical skills to analyze data, identify quality assurance/quality control issues, and identify failure or maintenance trends.
  • A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process; including familiarity with change management toolkits.
  • Ability to build credibility and trust among key project stakeholders
  • Strong analytical thinking, critical thinking and decision making abilities.
  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical
  • Demonstrated expertise with logical process modeling concepts sufficient to aid in the documentation and development of business and system requirements
  • Ability to distinguish key interactions and connectives among enterprise server-client technical solutions involving hardware, networks, security and applications
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
  • Experience with project management, tools and phases of the project lifecycle

General Requirements:
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities
  • Meet timelines, milestones, deliverables and provide timely (weekly) status updates
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking and Time Management
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst 3]]> Position Title: Business Analyst 3

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

This Business Analyst works on initiatives, strategies, projects and services that affect the operations, construction, and maintenance of the transmission system. This position will work collaboratively and across transmission organizations to assist management with implementation of operational excellence initiatives. 

Responsibilities:
  • Guide business stakeholders and facilitate gathering and analyzing information using standard tools and approaches to:
    • Clarify business operations, functions, problems,
    • Document/map the current and future state,
    • Identify solution alternatives, evaluate the alternatives, and define procedures.
  • Provide process and organizational expertise for facilitating, planning, and executing approved business operations and change initiatives consistent with TF' s strategic business objectives. 
  • Research, interview internal   customers / end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties to gather and understand customer / end-user requirements and/or business process, procedure or workflow development; present solution recommendations for   management, executives, stakeholders consideration and approval.
  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs; incorporate findings and insights into project and change management plans, decision-making information and recommendations and other project considerations as appropriate.
  • Evaluate proposed and in-flight Transmission Field Services initiatives, including:
  • Preparing business cases.
  • Assisting Managers with:
    • Financial planning
    • Decision-making
    • Risk assessment
    • Strategic planning
    • Internal controls
    • Process management
  • Utilizing software sufficient to integrate requirements into on-going project management activities.
  • Develop holistic assessments of operational, cultural, and organizational capabilities, resources, and risk factors and recommend whether ongoing programs, projects, operational processes, and IT support systems should be initiated, eliminated, or redesigned to ensure initiative outcomes can be successfully managed, integrated and implemented.
  • Perform risk analysis to predict likely outcomes based on factors such as available financial programming levels, cross-functional and portfolio integration requirements, effectiveness of cost and project management controls, and level of effort required for project completion.
  • Coordinate planning and execution milestones, schedules and tasks to facilitate successful completion of assigned initiatives. Identify project deliverables and deadlines, including coordination of communication plans, change management plans, " as is" and future state assessments, user guides, desk manuals, and other necessary support tools.
  • Recommend program evaluation criteria and procedures that incorporate performance metrics, compliance requirements, and lessons learned. Recommend programmatic and process changes to executives and functional managers based on trends and stakeholder feedback.
  • Provide organizational and process analysis, reengineering, program planning and evaluation, and transition planning to facilitate the successful development and implementation of Transmission' s business and strategic initiatives.
  • Analyze organizational structure, functions, and processes in order to recommend changes for more effective allocation of resources, personnel utilization, management practices and procedures, systems and controls, delegations of authority, operational methods, and organizational efficiency. Recommend methods for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of projects, programs and procedures through process modification and application of evolving technology.
  • Maintain regular, consistent and effective communication regarding project / assignment status and concerns, with appropriate parties, including the   manager, project manager, stakeholders, project team, etc.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to convey the   management-approved technical vision and to analyze potential tradeoffs between usability and performance needs; work with project PM and appropriate   manager / personnel to reconcile and determine acceptable “ tradeoffs”.
  • Develop /draft documentation to: 1) validate repeatability of processes; 2) facilitate training on new analytical tools; and, 3) support business continuity and knowledge transfer.

Must Have Requirements:

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in business administration, management, accounting, computer science or a related field is highly preferred.
  • In lieu of degree, an additional 4 years’ experience in a related field is required (see below)
  • This is a level 3 Position:  8+ years work-related experience as an analyst and change manager is required or 12+ years’ experience in a related field, with no applicable degree, is required.
  • Related Experience - Direct work experience and knowledge of analysis and change management principles and methodologies with a solid understanding of how analytics and change management support the change process is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with analysis, project and change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle is required
  • Demonstrated experience with large-scale organizational change efforts is required.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and executing communication plans and strategies for medium sized companies is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Prosci methodology for Change Management is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience with International Institute of Business Analysis methods is desirable.
  • Change Management Professional designation is desirable.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional designation is desirable.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Visio flowcharts, MS Project and SharePoint); (MS Office 2010 proficiency required).

Technical Requirements:
  • Technical interviewing skills:
    • Possess functional/process interviewing skills in the business environment
    • Possess ability to facilitate groups through process design and requirements gathering sessions
  • Possess analytical skills to analyze data, identify quality assurance/quality control issues, and identify failure or maintenance trends.
  • A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process; including familiarity with change management toolkits.
  • Ability to build credibility and trust among key project stakeholders
  • Strong analytical thinking, critical thinking and decision making abilities.
  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical
  • Demonstrated expertise with logical process modeling concepts sufficient to aid in the documentation and development of business and system requirements
  • Ability to distinguish key interactions and connectives among enterprise server-client technical solutions involving hardware, networks, security and applications
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
  • Experience with project management, tools and phases of the project lifecycle

General Requirements:
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities
  • Meet timelines, milestones, deliverables and provide timely (weekly) status updates
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking and Time Management
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst 2]]> Position Title: Business Analyst 2

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

This position will serve as a Business Analyst to facilitate the gathering and analyzing of information using standard tools and approaches to:  assess program performance, create and report program statistics, clarify business processes and functions, conduct gap analysis, identify and evaluate solution alternatives, and define procedures of both the NWM and NWF organizations.  The BA is also responsible for coordinating cross-organizational projects involving systems or processes owned by groups such as: Transmission, Environmental, Cultural Resources, IT, Safety, and Security

Responsibilities:
  • Design, development, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of statistical data from a myriad of sources, to support effective project, budget, process and performance management;
  • Provide the necessary support for development and monitoring of performance metrics against scorecard targets;
  • Interpret and provide accurate and timely information to management in a format that is easily understood and relevant to the decision making process.  This will involve the receipt of complex information to analyze, interpret and present in an appropriate format where there may be barriers to understanding;
  • Develop, and adapt as necessary, information systems to report on construction and maintenance projects as well as key performance targets to ensure that management can measure and monitor and continuously improve performance;
  • Implement workflow and integration with non-PeopleSoft applications;
  • Provide “ Best Practices” advice on using the delivered functionalities;
  • Develop requirement documents, configuration documents, functional design documents, technical specification documents, knowledge transfer & training documents;
  • Develop test scripts, QA documentation and perform unit and system tests;
  • Develop and conduct user training sessions on the new features of implemented modules;
  • Support the development of surveys and audits to support business analysis, financial analysis and stakeholder assessments;
  • Assist management in monitoring and enforcement of project deadlines and schedules;
  • Support the ongoing operational excellence of NWM and NWF through analysis of core business processes to produce definitions of work-flow, discern needs, identify problems and opportunities, evaluate alternatives and propose solutions to improve process effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Elicit process requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis.
  • Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using plain language.
  • Lead or participate in business process redesign projects with the aim of continually improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the business.
  • Lead testing efforts of “ to be” business processes and ensure buy-in by Facilities and business stakeholders.
  • Ensure issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Assists in or leads the facilitation of business process design meetings.
  • Collaborates with partner organizations to solve business problems including bringing business clarity and order to ambiguous situations and scenarios.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Associates degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and Business Management, Organizational Development or a related field is highly desirable. (Associates in specified or directly-related field can substitute for 2 years of required experience - see below). 
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, Organizational Development or a related discipline is preferred. (Bachelors in specified or directly-related field can substitute for 4 years of required experience - see below). 
  • This is a Level 2 position: 9-11 years previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required without a degree. (7-9 years’ experience with an applicable Associates degree; 5-7 years’ experience with an applicable Bachelor’ s Degree) is required. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business analysis and progressively more technical in nature.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); MS Office 2010 proficiency is required.
  • Candidates who have completed or are in the process of completing the PMP are preferred.

General Requirements:
  • Demonstrated experience with delivered integration processes and data exchange between PeopleSoft suites and various software
  • Demonstrated experience with designing and administering databases;
  • Demonstrated experience in business process analysis and improvement skills, financial analysis, performance metrics analysis preferred
  • Must have a high-level of attention to detail and accuracy and be a logical thinker;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and competing needs concurrently under constricted deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a professional manner, effectively, collaboratively, and constructively with all levels of personnel, inside and outside of the agency;
  • Proven ability to work under pressure in constantly changing and demanding environments; resource must demonstrate flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity;
  • Ability to carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, etc.  
  • Learn BPA environments quickly and be able to configure delivered functionalities to fit desired needs;

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, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SW Test Engineer - French or Spanish]]> Position Title: SW Test Engineer - French or Spanish

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a SW Test. Engineer who is familiar with French and / or Spanish that can test the quality of their  service in other languages for a long-term contract.

Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS, MS or PhD in CS  required and/or 10-15 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong Computer Science  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 product is desired.
  • Demonstrated ownership of multiple  sub-systems and/or a complete simple product  and/or experience launching multiple moderately complex to 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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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Writer I]]> Position Title: Technical Writer I

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Chandler, AZ for a part-time contract Technical Writer.

Researches, analyzes, designs, develops, writes, edits, and publishes documentation for process and training. Will also have experience in coordinating entire projects and managing workflow. Technical Writer will be responsible for supporting the documentation needs of the organization by creating, maintaining, and enhancing documentation.

Schedule: Part-time position -- M-F, 10am-3pm (20-30 hours per week)

Responsibilities:
  • Assisting with the documents maintenance and enhancement
  • Monitoring and responding to documents change requests
  • Apply writing principles and established style guide conventions to new and existing documents
  • Design documentation storage and indexing system

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or 3+ years’ experience in communications (or related field)
  • Demonstrated understanding of grammar and writing mechanics
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Strong partnering and teamwork abilities
  • Proficient with Excel, Word and Power Point

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, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SW Test Engineer]]> Position Title: SW Test Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS, MS or PhD in CS  required and/or 10-15 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong Computer Science  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 product is desired.
  • Demonstrated ownership of multiple  sub-systems and/or a complete simple product  and/or experience launching multiple moderately complex to 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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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SW Engineer - Sr./Lead Tech Ops]]> Position Title:  SW Engineer - Sr./Lead Tech Ops

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

Responsibilities:
  • Provide hands-on management of new tech ops group
  • Work with development staff to implement and monitor cloud infrastructure services
  • Assist in developing standards consistent with cloud compliance requirements
  • Develop and deliver configuration and deployment automation required for improving the performance, availability, and manageability of our cloud services.
  • Troubleshoot and remedy availability/performance issues
  • Define and evangelize cloud-related optimizations and best practices to improve reliability and performance.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation that will include development staff.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 4 years’ direct experience working with cloud production environments.
  • Experience building systems based on cloud technology in AWS, GCE, and/or Rackspace environments.
  • Experience building scalable Web applications
  • Experience working with Big Data Analytics applications
  • Configuration management experience with one or more configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, and/or Ansible.
  • Experience with container technologies
  • Demonstrated coding skills, preferably in Python, Ruby, and/or Java.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP and HTTP protocols.
  • Experience working with High Availability and Fault Tolerant architectures
  • Familiarity Relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Experience working with Monitoring tools like Nagios, Graphite.
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux operating systems and shell scripting.
  • Well-developed analytical skills.
  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies.

Desired Skills and Traits:
  • Familiarity with Salesforce Cloud offerings.
  • Experience working with AWS DevOps Automation and Programming Tools
  • Experience implementing Cloud-bases Access Management Services
  • Experience working in a PAAS 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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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Test Engineer]]> Position Title: Mechanical Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a contract to hire Mechanical Test Engineer.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BSME with 5+ years Mechanical Engineering experience
  • 5+ designing test fixtures in Solidworks.
  • Experienced design test protocols
  • Consumer electronics and LabVIEW are pluses

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, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer 2]]> Position Title: Mechanical Engineer 2

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

The Mechanical Engineer will  work closely with the Industrial Design team.  Primary responsibilities include working with Industrial Designers, Mechanical Engineers and Tooling Engineers, to develop world-class computer hardware products. The deliverable of the Mechanical Engineer is the development and execution of 3D data created using Creo (Pro/Engineer) CAD software.  Development includes the enhancement of existing products as well as the development of new product designs and concepts.

The Mechanical Engineer will be an intelligent, competent individual with integrity and accountability that works well in a team environment. He/she will be highly motivated, competitive, self-confident and attracted to challenging opportunities within a rapidly growing environment.  He/she will possess strong written and verbal communication skills. He/she will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to work with a highly creative team.

Responsibilities:
  • Working with the Industrial Design, User Experience, Mechanical Engineering and Tooling Engineering teams in the development of digital models ranging from rough concepts and prototypes to final surface models.
  • Understanding and supporting mechanical engineering, tooling, and manufacturing requirements, while bringing design intent through to production.
  • Providing necessary information to hard modelers to develop physical appearance prototype models.
  • Participating in the creative development of new concepts and the evolution of existing concepts in development.
  • Meeting design deliverable schedules as required to support our fast-paced product development process.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years industry experience in the development of Class-A, organic, C2 continuous surface models using Creo (Pro/Engineer) CAD software.
  • 5+ years industry experience working 1: 1 with Industrial Designers in the “ Art-To-Part”
  • process.
  • Technical experience with mechanical engineering, tooling, and manufacturing of consumer products.
  • Solid grasp of Creo advanced surfacing techniques. 
  • Top-Down Design / skeleton modeling expertise.
  • Additional 3D modeling software  experiences a plus.
  • Qualified candidates will have experience in scheduling, will be well organized and have the ability and commitment to meet tight design schedules.  
  • Familiarity with rapid prototyping; 3D printing and CNC model development a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team 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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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst 1 (N-IT)]]> Position Title: Business Systems Analyst 1 (N-IT)

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

This full time contract Business Systems Analyst position in the Power Forecasting and Planning organization and provides quantitative analysis for the monthly financial internal and quarterly external update for the Power Services Division, as well as similar analysis for other purposes, such as rate cases.  This position uses suitable programming languages including R, SQL, Visual Basic Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access to design, build, implement, document, and maintain user friendly client server applications

Responsibilities:
  • With oversight and approval by the Manager:
    • Develops customized programs/applications to assist Power Services personnel in the ongoing business operations of Power Forecasting and Planning.
    • Provides study results, written reports or documentation to designated client representatives on a regular basis. 
    • Produces special data summaries or reports to meet clients’ needs and has periodic reporting requirements.
    • Researches problems, provides information, and makes adjustments on existing data systems for the purpose of integration of multiple data systems.
    • Uses Visual Basic, SQL, Microsoft Access and Excel database to manage and maintain databases used in Power Services.
    • Provides data requirements gathering, logical data modeling, and application data structure analysis, as needed to support Power Services financial applications.
  • Uses knowledge of sophisticated, complex data technology solutions, and industry standards and data management methodologies to provide analytical support.
  • Validates study results, using sound business principles and established validation procedures. 
  • Coordinates with data providers and clients to resolve questions regarding study results and to assure data consistency.
  • Performs financial analyses in support of policy analyses, such as Power Servicers’ rate cases, financial updates, trading floor marketing strategies, the assessment of alternative hydro operations.
  • Supports the analytical staff that model and calculate Average System Costs in Power Services used in the implementation of the residential Exchange Program.

Must Have Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Management, Business Systems, or a related technical discipline is highly desirable. A Bachelor’ s degree can substitute for 4 years of related experience (see below).
  • Associates Degree in Information Technology, Business Systems, or a related technical discipline is preferred.  Associates degree can substitute for 2 years related experience (see below).
  • This is a Level 1 position: 6-8 years of demonstrated experience in business analysis and/or business systems analysis experience is required without a degree.  (Minimum 2 – 4 years with a closely-related Bachelor’ s Degree, 4 – 6 years with a closely-related Associate’ s Degree).
  • Energy/utility industry experience required.
  • Intermediate level experience with R, SQL, VBA, Access, and Excel required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook,); (MS Office 2010 proficiency required).

Nice to Have:
  • Ability to apply discretion and technical skills to situations, as required. 
  • Must possess ability to multi-task and work under pressure with quick turnaround times and changing priorities.
  • Ability to effectively interface with the customer is essential.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimum verbal or written instructions
  • Excellent communications skills are required. 
  • Ability to effectively utilize Excel, Access, or other database programs; and programming languages including SQL, R, Visual Basic, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access.
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager 3 (N-IT)]]> Position Title: Project Manager 3 (N-IT)

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

This full time contract Project Manager 3 position will provide project management support and assistance to the Transmission Technology Services Internal Business Operations Management organization of Transmission Technology Services (Transmission Services). Transmission Technology Services Internal Business Operations Management is responsible for providing Transmission technology support services including Strategy & Architecture, Program Planning & Delivery, Financial & Resource Management, Procurement Management, Process Management & Service Delivery Maturity, and Reliability Standards Owner reporting to the Internal Operations Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Provide project management expertise and support and facilitate   manager-assigned TT Services Internal Business Operations project or projects, from beginning to end, providing expert guidance on the PMI-based project management methodology, best practices, and internal skill development as requested by and with guidance from the   manager, team lead or other personnel with the authority to do so, including:
    • Facilitate and assist   Management in planning, initiating and implementing various projects that have been defined in the Transmission Technology Strategic Plan.
    • Organize, coordinate and facilitate the work of project team(s) and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, which includes planning project stages and assessing business implications for each stage. 
    • Monitor progress of assigned projects to track timelines, milestones, deadlines, standards and targets, alerting appropriate   manager / personnel of any obstacles / potential delays to project timelines, targets or success; provide corrective action recommendations.
    • Forecast and recommend / request appropriate project resources to fulfill project needs; recommended resource requests must be submitted to, coordinated with and provided by appropriate   Performance Managers.
    • Plan and coordinate activities for designated project to verify that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
    • Alert   manager of and obtain appropriate authorization for any potential changes to project cost, schedule or performance.
    • Draft project plans, resource strategies and develop funding estimates required to advance each defined effort.
    • Facilitate project meetings between a variety of departments and disciplines.
    • Provide recommendations regarding assessment approach and deliverables.
    • Help the project succeed by identifying and securing necessary subject matter experts needed during the project.
    • Coordinate the creation and documentation of revised processes, roles and responsibilities.
    • Maintain consistent communication with the project sponsor, performance managers, and clients on the progress of the project versus the plan.
  • Communicate regularly with executive sponsors, key stakeholders, strategic partners, and Tier II managers across the organization independently and in team meetings.
  • With   manager / personnel assistance and guidance, address and navigate politically sensitive issues in a collaborative and professional manner.
  • Provide background information, technical input, options and recommendations for project decisions as requested by   manager / personnel; work with appropriate parties to facilitate resolution of conflicting team positions.
  • Issue project status reports on a regular or as requested basis.
  • Collaborate and work with project sponsors and   performance managers to remove obstacles impacting timely project completion.
  • Draft a final project report, including project “ lessons-learned”, for appropriate   management review and approval / acceptance.
  • Take a pro-active stance on project risk management by:
    • Anticipating and identifying potential areas of risk and obtaining guidance from appropriate   manager or Contracting Officer.
  • Tracking, monitoring and facilitating resolution of issues and risks identified within the projects, as well as compliance related dependencies.
    • Maintaining issue, risk, and/or action logs.
    • Developing, drafting and recommending contingency plans to minimize / eliminate risks on an ongoing basis for review and approval / acceptance by appropriate   manager / personnel.
  • Facilitate and/or support the following functions:
    • Written and Verbal Sponsor and Stakeholder Communication.
    • Project Team Coordination, including milestone management and communication of deliverables.
    • Monitor issues and risks identified within the project as well as integrated dependencies and the issues and risk associated with those assumptions.  
    • Team Meeting Management and Sponsor Meeting Management.
  • Facilitate and/or support the following deliverables:
    • Scope Definition and Management
    • Business Requirements and Needs Analysis from various stakeholder perspectives
    • Process and System Design requirements
    • Gap Analysis from the “ as is” to the “ to be” state
    • Implement Organizational Design and Change Management requirements as developed within the Transmission Technology program
    • Implementation Planning including optimizing milestones and building upon successes
    • Integration Architecture Design
    • End User Training
  • When necessary, manage the successful transition of a project or program of projects to another project manager including any training, documentation, or meeting coordination required to bring the new PM fully up to speed on all critical aspects of the work and introduce them to executive sponsors and key stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and assist   management with transitions of identified project resources as needed. This may include gathering information from departing/transitioning resources to identify subject matter expertise, documenting workloads, identifying training requirements to facilitate smooth transitions.

Must Have Requirements:
  • Master’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business Administration or a closely-related technical discipline is highly desired.  (Master’ s Degree in specific or directly-related field can be substituted for 1 year of the required experience.)
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business Administration or a closely-related technical discipline is preferred.  (Bachelor’ s Degree in specific or directly-related field can be substituted for 4 years’ required experience.)
  • This is a Level 3 position: 14+ years of demonstrated project management experience on business improvement or business transformation  projects using industry standard methods and tools for managing schedules, dependencies, resources, funding and developing technical specifications and project plans for large-sized projects (more than $2M lifecycle cost) is required. (10+ years with Bachelor’ s degree, 9+ years with Master’ s degree, as specified above.)  Note:  Equivalent related degrees will only count once.  For example:  A candidate with two Bachelor’ s degrees in different Computer/Information Technology disciplines will only be given credit for 4 years of experience.
    • Experience should encompass demonstrated project management experience with business services capabilities or IT projects using industry standard methods and tools for managing schedules, dependencies, resources, funding and developing technical specifications and project plans. 
  • IT project and program management experience within an Information Technology or Operational Technology environment is preferred.
  • PMP certification is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project, Visio, and SharePoint). MS Office 2010 proficiency is required.
  • Experience successfully coordinating or running multiple projects simultaneously as a program is required.

General Requirements:
  • Demonstrated experience with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Strong analytic and decision making abilities.
  • Must be a team player and able to work with and through others.
  • Ability to manage organizational process improvement in accordance with industry project management principles.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing reflecting a clear, accurate, and courteous style to technical and non-technical users.
  • Must have problem solving and root cause identification skills.
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
  • Ability to lead project team and management review and decision making sessions supporting organization level improvement efforts.
  • Ability to navigate through competing priorities in order to get tasks completed.
  • Actively engage with the business unit and teams to facilitate the tasks and activities of the team, properly understand the business needs, dependencies on other initiatives, and effectively deploy the solution. 
  • Work in a professional manner, effectively, collaboratively, and constructively with all levels of personnel, inside and outside of the agency.
  • Meet timelines, milestones, and project expectations and provide timely (daily) status updates.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Be a strategic thinker with confidence and speed in execution. Must have the ability to interact effectively at all levels of a large company.
  • Obtain appropriate BPA manager / personnel approval for all recommendations and drafted materials.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst IV]]> Position Title: Business Analyst IV

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Plano, TX

Responsibilities:
  • Handles projects of moderate scope and high complexity or of broad scope and moderate complexity.
  • Plans/manages projects directly related to corporate policies or general business operations to meet specific objectives or general goals.
  • Has decision making authority at the project level.
  • Leads the project team and is key interface to the project or contributors.
  • Identifies and refines project objectives.
  • Works on or delegates, as appropriate, problems/tasks in delivery of specific objectives or general goals.
  • Develops solutions to problems by exercising judgment and discretion.
  • Interprets and applies controlling business strategies or corporate policies and deviates as judged appropriate.
  • Identifies tasks and research, determines dependencies, assesses costs, and identifies and assigns specific resources, and communicates expectations to team members.
  • Creates/tracks/adjusts the project or program schedule.
  • Assesses risks and identifies issues and solutions to timely and efficiently achieve program goals or project objectives while maintaining quality standards.
  • Monitors progress against schedule and determines and takes remedial action as appropriate.
  • Coordinates and prioritizes utilization of resources with other functions.
  • Plans and schedules work ensure the completion of intermediate milestones and overall project or program in timely manner.
  • Influence or set business unit or cross-organizational strategy.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in a technical field such as computer science or related discipline.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in leading projects within medium size to large enterprises
  • Proven ability to effectively manage resources
  • Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
  • Experience leading project status meetings to drive action items, owners and delivery dates
  • Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
  • Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMP Certification

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[Embedded Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Embedded Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA for an Embedded Software Engineer who will contribute in architecting, writing and deploying the next generation of product firmware.   The ideal candidate will have experience developing complex firmware architectures with and without operating systems, paying particular attention to low power consumption.  

This position is an integral part of the product development team and will regularly collaborate with different teams in the organization, spanning from hardware to backend.

Responsibilities:
  • Architect, design, implement, and maintain complex software designs
  • Write clean, understandable, robust, and sustainable code tailored for embedded systems
  • Negotiate, specify, and document communication protocols, system states, and firmware/software feature requirements with the software team
  • Create and write cases to exercise and validate firmware

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years of coding experience on embedded platforms (preferably ARM architectures)
  • Knowledge of Embedded Linux
  • Proficiency in C and embedded software development environments
  • Solid board bring-up and debug skills
  • Demonstrated capability in applying software best practices to firmware designs
  • Deep understanding of modern MCU architectures
  • Experience in power management, power-on self-test, and fault handling
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics
  • Familiar with general debug tools such as JTAG and oscilloscopes

Highly Desired:
  • Experience with Bluetooth LE or other wireless network equivalents
  • RTOS experience
  • High level knowledge of audio and video codecs  
  • Experience with scripting languages (preferred node.js)

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[Director/Manager of Embedded Software]]> Position Title: Director/Manager of Embedded Software

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA for a Director/Manager of  Embedded Software  who will contribute in architecting, writing and deploying the next generation of product firmware.   The ideal candidate will have experience developing complex firmware architectures with and without operating systems, paying particular attention to low power consumption.  

This position is an integral part of the product development team and will regularly collaborate with different teams in the organization, spanning from hardware to backend.

Responsibilities:
  • Architect, design, implement, and maintain complex software designs
  • Write clean, understandable, robust, and sustainable code tailored for embedded systems
  • Negotiate, specify, and document communication protocols, system states, and firmware/software feature requirements with the software team
  • Create and write cases to exercise and validate firmware

Minimum Requirements:
  • 10+ years of coding experience on embedded platforms (preferably ARM architectures)
  • Knowledge of Embedded Linux
  • Proficiency in C and embedded software development environments
  • Solid board bring-up and debug skills
  • Demonstrated capability in applying software best practices to firmware designs
  • Deep understanding of modern MCU architectures
  • Experience in power management, power-on self-test, and fault handling
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics
  • Familiar with general debug tools such as JTAG and oscilloscopes

Highly Desired:
  • Experience with Bluetooth LE or other wireless network equivalents
  • RTOS experience
  • High level knowledge of audio and video codecs  
  • Experience with scripting languages (preferred  node.js)

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[Financial Analyst 1]]> Position Title: Financial Analyst 1

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

Responsibilities:
  • Accurately enter data into the repayment database; gather appropriate supporting documents for reviewer.
  • Provide quality control review for data entered by other financial analysts.  Alert the   manager of any data discrepancies.
  • Assist fsubject matter experts (SMEs) in designing innovative solutions to refinance debt and maintain ’ s access to capital.
  • Analyze repayment model results and assist with preparing both internal and external presentations.
  • Assist with report development and responding to information requests related to ’ s debt portfolio.
  • Assist in bond issuances and recalls.
  • Participate on teams to analyze and document ’ s comprehensive financial strategy and financial plan.
  • Support the gathering of peer and customer metrics for benchmarking efforts.
  • Provide assistance in preparing and reviewing the revenue requirement packets, including spreadsheets, documentation and presentations.
  • Assist in the impact analysis of repayment scenarios on the revenue requirements.
  • Support gathering information and updating the long-term rates forecast model.
  • Provide assistance in preparing presentations for investors and rating agencies.

Must Have Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics or a directly-related field is required.
  • Related Experience - direct work experience in an analytical capacity, including financial analysis experience in a fast-paced work environment is required. 
    • Minimum Experience Required:  Level 1 – 1 to 2+ years work related experience in Financial Analysis or in a directly-related area is required.
  • Experience working with major financial system applications (PeopleSoft, SAP, etc.) is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and/or experience with utility accounting is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required (MS Office 2010 proficiency required).

General Requirements:
  • Experience running queries, generating reports to support management, troubleshooting and resolving issues in an automated environment.
  • Ability to navigate comfortably through various software application display panels to input and research invoices is essential. 
  • Excellent customer service skills are a must, including excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work with people from a variety of organizational levels (executives, managers, staff, etc)
  • Must be detail oriented - strong attention to detail, with an emphasis on accuracy. The expectation is that the financial analyst will provide quick and accurate processing. 
  • Ability to work independently, with little guidance.
  • Ideal candidate will exhibit excellent verbal and written communications skill, a pleasant, helpful demeanor, with demonstrated tact, diplomacy and discretion. High degree of confidentiality is essential.
  • Ability to jump into ambiguous situations to gather facts, analyze data, and make recommendations.
  • Ability to work autonomously, taking the lead in ambiguous situations as well as driving specific assignments to completion.
  • Experience researching data anomalies, evaluating information gathered (sometimes from multiple sources) and reconciling data conflicts,
  • Ability to assess task urgency and determine appropriate level/speed of response
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Meet timelines and/or deliverables
  • Consistently maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, etc.  
  • Desirable Characteristics:
    • Ability to adapt to an ambiguous environment and changing priorities/demands
      • Professionalism in work product and behavior
      • Discipline to execute according to standards
      • Intense focus on accountability
      • Stress tolerance
      • Confidence and enthusiasm

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[Android Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Android Software Engineer

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

The successful candidate will have strong experience developing high-performance applications on Android using Android SDK, and leveraging deep knowledge of Android to bring rich experiences to large user base.

Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with product management and design teams to create innovative applications on Android-based platform
  • Develop new applications, design and implement features and functionality
  • Focus on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, high – performance, consumer-facing products

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science and 5+ years in relevant work experience
  • 4+ years of object-oriented software development experience
  • 4+ years building Android applications
  • Experience in understanding code bases, including API design techniques
  • Knowledge of Java and Android internals, such as multi-threading, memory management and caching.

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[Desktop Technician]]> Position Title: Desktop Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for a 6-month contract  opportunity for a Desktop Technician and Helpdesk Analyst with possible extension and/or conversion.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Experience supporting customers and clients both in-person and remotely. A combination of small business and enterprise level is ideal.
  • A+, MCP certification, or equivalent
  • Ability to service computer hardware components in a variety of systems and environments
  • Commercial ticketing experience (Remedy, Service Now, Heat, TrackIT, or Service Manager)
  • MS Office productivity suites experience
  • Rapid deployment imaging technology experience such as Altiris, SMS, MDT, SCCM
  • Windows platform and domain-managed environment experience
  • In-person and remote support of cell phones, tablets, and a variety of personal devices 
  • Active Directory users and groups experience
  • Understanding of DHCP, DNS, and TCP/IP
  • Understanding of wireless network infrastructure

Highly Desired:
  • Understanding of GPOs and their applications
  • Understanding of layer 1, 2, and 3 of the OSI model?

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[SQL Engineer]]> Position Title: SQL Engineer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • Excellent skills with T-SQL and MySQL/MariaDB, including data-model design, procedures, triggers…
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex database administration / design / implementation problems
  • Experience with SQL server administration and backup/replication strategies
  • Proficient at writing scripts in Python, Bash, etc.
  • Test automation, load test and performance monitoring tools
  • Quality focused; Familiar with Agile/SDLC development methodologies
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, in a strong team environment
  • Excellent oral 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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Tue, 20 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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<![CDATA[Software Developer I]]> Position Title: Software Developer I

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting part-time opportunity with our client in Chandler, AZ

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 20 hrs./week

Responsibilities:
  • Programmer to develop applications at customer' s direction.
  • Focus on development of software life cycle.
  • C# Desktop Application WinForms, XML, with Technical customers to establish requirements and schedules.
  • Coordinated efforts with other developers, planned high level architecture for solutions, coded software to spec, tracks and resolves software defects.

Minimum Requirements:
  • H.S. diploma or GED required; BS 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[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
  • Minimum 5 years Mechanical and/or Structural Design experience
  • AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks expertise
  • Demonstrated experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per (ASME Y14.5M)
  • Experience with FEA analysis – ANSYS, SW Simulation or ABACUS
  • Demonstrated experience in generating and reviewing process flow diagrams (PFDs), piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Demonstrated experience developing design packages and working with vendors to deliver specialized components for research and development applications
  • Experience with design codes such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Experience with design and analysis in a research and development environment
  • Experience in thermal-structural analysis and design of systems operating at elevated temperatures 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, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Assembly Lead]]> Position Title: Assembly Lead

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an experienced Lead Assembly Technician to join their team. This is full-time, direct hire.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years' manufacturing experience 
  • 1+ years' lead/supervisory experience
  • Passion for building things, building out and improving production lines
  • Smart, can-do attitude, and not afraid to speak out and make suggestions
  • Must be able to work with microscopes while handling and inspecting small and micro components.
  • Must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings. This includes dimensions and tolerances.
  • Comfortable working with mechanical fixturing and custom tooling.
  • Handling, stripping, trimming, cleaning and preparation of fine gauge wire and fiber optic cable.
  • Soldering of small parts and assemblies, including printed wiring board attachment.
  • Inspect small and micro parts using optical comparators, calipers, and standard measurement tools.
  • Cutting, filing, trimming, etc. of mechanical and electrical components other than wire and cable.
  • General assembly and sub-assembly skills.
  • General computer skills and basic software usage experience.
  • Able to use hand tools safely, particularly tweezers and sharp cutting blades.
  • Experience in a just-in-time environment using pull systems and Kan-Bans.

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, 19 Jun 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 Bellevue, WA for a Technical Writer to join their team on a contract with strong possibility for extension and/or conversion.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in engineering, technical communication, writing, or English, OR a Bachelor’ s Degree in a field of scientific research with demonstrated research writing skills
  • 3 years’ experience in technical and/or research writing
  • Experience with research, working with researchers, and/or writing scientific research articles
  • Demonstrated aptitude to learn new technologies, the curiosity to figure out how things work, and a passion for improving the experience of end-users
  • Demonstrated experience with engineering documentation and practices
  • Demonstrated experience writing and following procedures for tests, experiments, equipment, safety documentation
  • Demonstrated experience working with Record Management Systems
  • Demonstrated experience writing high level technical communications for external release, presentations, and white papers
  • Experience with Job Safety Analyses and/or Job Hazard Analyses 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, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Cyber Security Engineer - Certification]]> Position Title: Cyber Security Engineer - Certification

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

This is an exciting opportunity to be in a position to take the lead role in efforts to deliver, develop and grow the client’ s portfolio across the Cyber Services market; providing technical guidance as the subject matter expert to the Group in all things cyber security including analysis; product testing information; compliance and maintenance recommendations; technical reviews and independent checks. 

This role’ s primary focus will center around the overseeing responsibility for reviewing, testing, and reporting on the implementation of cyber security controls for the client’ s products and system. The ideal candidate will have a background in security risk management and quantification experience. This role will take the lead for participation in audits of Security Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and conduct security control assessments in accordance with cybersecurity standards or frameworks including development of security assessment plans and assessment.

Responsibilities:
  • Empower results for our client' s customers  by introducing innovative and effective risk management and security solutions
  • Provide support to projects during the development phases
  • Operate as a technical subject matter expert and mentor cross functional teams regarding integration with multiple cyber security technologies
  • Lead and also participate in audits of Security Development Lifecycle including development of security assessment plans and assessment
  • Perform mentoring duties to more junior staff, i.e. Lab Tech’ s, Certifier Levels I, II & III reviewing evaluations, findings letters, client communication (where appropriate) and acceptance of project work as a mentor
  • Run and complete the vulnerability and CRT tests with the end result of providing the client with a report and which includes the audit results 
  • Ensure completion of projects within established deadlines to meet or exceed client expectations.
  • Determine applicable requirements/test/Standard, sample requirements and method/location for testing and evaluation to best suit the client’ s needs
  • Evaluate product design/construction, formulates test plans and analyzes test data to determine compliance with applicable company' s  and other national or international Standards, frameworks and requirements
  • Interface with clients, Certification staff from other certification groups, and other team members, including lab personnel, on any Certification related activities
  • Prepare work orders for the test program for the lab. Work in collaboration with fully qualified Certifier or mentor to determine applicable tests, and collaborates with lab personnel

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent science or engineering degree with minimum 8 years of work experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of detailed system level product development involvement in system level product development, systems integration and system level product Test is required.   Ideal in  IACS (industrial automation and control system) specifically but a  similar in-house proprietary framework that provides assurance and audit capabilities necessary for a secure product /software development life cycle would be of interest. 
  • IACS or minimum of 4 years of systems integration experience for IACS OR similar framework.
  • Minimum 6 years system level product Test of IACS or similar framework; this experience level includes 2 years with software security-related responsibilities and 2 years involvement with networking technologies
  • Minimum 1 year of experience performing software process audit OR 2 years in position in which software process has been audited on 3 or more products
  • Hands on work experience with:
    • Performing compliance and risk assessment audit 
    • Internal and external auditors
    • At least one of regulatory standards or frameworks, such as: NIST SP 800-53, NIST Cyber Security Framework, IEC 62443, UL 2900, FISMA, SOX, HIPAA / HITRUST, ISO 27001, Common Criteria, COSO, COBIT, CLASP, DO-178B, IEC 61508, ISO/IEC 15408-3, Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle
  • Professional certification CISA, CISSP, GICSP or equivalent
  • Experienced knowledge level of at least two different IACS or similar framework  AND general knowledge of application of IACS or similar framework and roles and duties of employees at sites using IACS or similar framework AND Moderate level knowledge of networking and communication protocols AND Able to independently read and interpret requirement specifications for IACS products or similar framework  AND Able to independently read and understand user installation and configuration documents for IACS products or similar framework  AND Knowledge of methods used to protect communications and detect / prevent communication attacks
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven track record in establishing and sustaining close working relationships with functional teams and subject matter experts as well as IT technical, development, and support personnel
  • Understanding and working knowledge of information security data and processes
  • Highly motivated, self-starting individual, and able to multi-task and manage to timelines

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[Senior Mechanical Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join their team. This is full-time, direct hire.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BSME or MSME required
  • 10+ years’ experience with catheter design
  • SolidWorks expertise and in Solidworks simulation tools
  • Advanced clinical training in vascular anatomy (coronary and neurology)
  • Experienced in designing microscopic structure instrument such as IVUS

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, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Full Stack Developer]]> Position Title:   Sr. Full Stack Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our South of Seattle Client is looking to hire a Senior Full Stack Developer for a full-time role.

Must Have Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree in CS or related field
  • Minimum 3  years of experience writing Web Applications and 3 years back end experience (6 yrs plus total full stack dev. exp.)
  • Strong Knowledge of ASP.NET MVC and .NET Framework
  • Experience w/  CSS
  • Exp. w/ JavaScript

Nice to Have:
  • Angular.js or Node.js, Bootstrap or similar, and ability to utilize an object-relational mapping framework such as Entity Framework to communicate with a database.

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, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Thermal-Fluids Engineer]]> Position Title: Thermal-Fluids Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experienced Thermal Fluids Engineer to join their team on a contract with strong potential to convert and/or extend.

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. Chemical or Mechanical engineering or relevant equivalent
  • Recognized expert with a minimum 5 years in the fields of thermal hydraulics, fluid mechanics, pilot plant design, or equivalent;
  • Ability to participate in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists with demonstrated results
  • Demonstrated experience with high temperatures thermal-fluid systems required
  • Demonstrated experience using simulations for analysis for design of thermal-fluid systems
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and manufacturing components for experimental validation and conducting experiments
  • Demonstrated experience with computational, fluid, thermal, and structural simulation and experimental validation of simulations
  • Familiarity with experimental hardware, instrumentation, and engineering laboratory practice
  • Experience with experimental design and instrumentation, data acquisition and analysis of experimental data a plus
  • Strong Computational Fluid Dynamics background a plus
  • Experience with high temperature turbomachinery a plus
  • Experience with design codes such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code in a nuclear design environment 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, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Test Engineer (Energy Systems)]]> Position Title: Test Engineer (Energy Systems)

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. of Mechanical, Electrical, or relevant Engineering Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in a test engineering role
  • Demonstrated experience with building components and structures for experiments
  • Demonstrated experience in design and integration of data acquisition and control system platforms (e.g. National Instruments, Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Modicon)
  • Demonstrated experience in design and application of experimental hardware, instrumentation, and engineering laboratory practices
  • Demonstrated attention to laboratory and shop hygiene
  • Demonstrated experience writing test plans and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience with post-processing and documenting experiments
  • Demonstrated experience in hands-on fabrication, machining, assembly
  • LabVIEW experience - with CLAD or other certification a plus
  • Experience welding and working with compression/high pressure fittings a plus
  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists in a research environment
  • Ability to analyze and run experiments critically from limited instrument feedbacks.
  • Experience with turbomachinery (pumps, compressors) a plus
  • Experience with statistical methods for experiments and data analysis (Design of Experiments, ANOVA)

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, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Analytical Chemist]]> Position Title: Analytical Chemist

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experience Analytical Chemist to join their cutting-edge team on a contract with strong conversion and/or extension potential.

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in Chemistry or related field with 5 years’ experience or equivalent
  • Experience with developing, testing and implementing methods for detection and quantification of hydrocarbons and/or complex molecules
  • Demonstrated ability in operating analytical instrumentation, including ICP-OES, HPLC, EA, GC/MS, TGA, and GC required;
  • Experience with hydrocarbon conversion processes and/or complex molecules
  • Strong background in scientific laboratory practice and developing high quality data
  • Design of experiment experience a plus
  • Pyrolysis and liquefaction product system experience a plus
  • Experience with high temperatures fluid systems 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, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Design Engineer III]]> Position Title: Design Engineer IIIdirectly with the following security algorithms: AES, SHA and HM

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Fort Collins, CO for a Design Engineer to support the development of subsystems being used in the next generation of Solid State Drive controller ASICs.

This position requires working as part of a team with heavy emphasis on data-protection features and related functions. This includes working

AC functions.

 

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must possess 5 or more years of ASIC design industry experience, with a Bachelors or Masters in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent discipline, with SystemVerilog RTL design skills and experience with data protection (security) algorithms.

Preferred Skills:
  • SSD Controller design experience.
  • Circuit and device fundamentals.
  • Synthesis and timing closure.
  • Exposure to and understanding of microarchitecture concepts.

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, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Digital Marketing Manager - Cinema]]> Position Title: Digital Marketing Manager - Cinema

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

The Digital Marketing Manager, Cinema will assume an active role in driving excellence across all digital touch points for all cinema initiatives. You will collaborate with a cross-functional team to develop and implement cohesive strategies for both B2B and B2C audiences. You must have exceptional CMS expertise and a solid grasp of global online marketing strategy, corporate website design, SEO, social media, digital experience best practices, and analytics.

Responsibilities:
  • Partner with cinema marketing leads to understand and document requirements for web content activations, product launches, digital advertising campaigns, and new content requests
  • Translate business requirements into effective content strategies to drive immersive storytelling on Dolby.com
  • Own day-to-day content updates for cinema pages on Dolby.com
  • Partner with Data & Insights team to understand target audiences and build effective user journeys
  • Work with cinema team to manage digital components of the moviegoer experience, including online ticket purchasing
  • Collaborate with design and content teams to drive innovation in storytelling and user experience
  • Ability to interface with Directors, VPs and Sr. Managers and comfortable in presenting the art of visual storytelling, content and key messaging
  • Active partnership with Brand Communities team to ensure integration between digital and social/community activations
  • Assist stakeholders with creating business requirements for project requests
  • Work in an enterprise CMS environment to author page content, including global navigation, page menus, body content, etc.
  • Help advocate and socialize front end and back end web best practices throughout the organization

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree is required
  • Expert-level experience with web content management systems
  • A minimum of five (5) years in corporate global internet site content development, management and maintenance; experience in entertainment or cinema marketing a plus
  • Experience in defining site architecture, layout, and navigation
  • Familiarity with enterprise outbound email tools such as ExactTarget or Silverpop
  • Familiarity with enterprise CRM such as Salesforce
  • Understanding of  movie ticketing/showtime data and ticket purchasing user flow not necessary, but a major plus
  • Attention to detail, effective interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), time management, administrative process management and task management skills, and effective reading, writing and research skills are required.
  • A customer (internal and external) service orientation is required
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks without supervisory reminders. Managing expectations is a key to success
  • Must possess a strong web production background and familiarity with XML, HTML, and CSS, but this is not an application development role.
  • A passionate interest in technology and film 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 candidate.
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Manager of SW Test/Networking]]> Position Title: Sr. Manager of SW Test/Networking

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

Responsibilities:
  • Be an active participant and engaged part of your feature team – you are the voice of both quality and the customer during the development process.
  • Participate in the planning and design process for new features and initiatives.
  • Deliver efficient and thorough automated testing.
  • Drive software telemetry efforts to understand real-world usage and performance that drives product improvements.
  • Leading, managing, mentoring and growing a world class test team.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Overall 7+ years total experience with at least 2 years of QA management and tests process expertise in the networking, wireless or embedded domains
  • Proven ability to attract and engage top talent
  • Strong networking knowledge with expertise in troubleshooting and debugging
  • Experience in design and development of Automation frameworks and Automation Testing Strategies 
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of Linux kernel/device drivers or user space testing 
  • Strong wireless PHY/MAC experience 
  • Should be very hands on, passionate about technology and quality

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, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager 1 (IT)]]> Position Title: Project Manager 1 (IT)

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

This position will focus on small projects (PMO Lite), facilitating initiatives generally less than $250, 000 in budget, generally less than 6 months in duration, and limited to one or two cross functional groups.  In addition, the position will provide support to Portfolio Managers in developing integrated schedules across a portfolio of projects along with other coordination duties as listed below. This Project Manager will play a key role in helping to meet business, schedule, and budget objectives

Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate manager assigned PMO Lite information technology (IT) projects from inception to conclusion and in accordance with PMI-based methodology, industry standards, best practices and internal skill development.
    • Provide recommendations and guidance to technical staff and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects.  This includes planning project stages and assessing business implications for each stage. 
    • Facilitate a defined original project scope and obtain authorization for changes to the project cost, schedule, or performance.
    • Monitor the project schedule. Alert the   Manager to any changes to or delays in the schedule.   
    • Support the project team through the project management process (assisting   Management in creating and implementing the project plan).
    • Schedule and facilitate team meetings and coordinate activities of sub-teams.
    • Plan, and coordinate activities for a designated project (may include multiple projects) to verify that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
    • Review the budget for the project (monitor project funding and budget).  Alert the   Manager of any budget concerns.  (see Note above).
    • Actively engage with the business and IT teams to facilitate the tasks and activities of the team, properly understand the business needs, dependencies on other initiatives, and assist   Management in deploying the solution. 
    • Alert the   Manager of obstacles or work with the   project sponsor or project resource’ s performance managers to remove obstacles so that the team can complete the project.
    • Assist the   manager in building and coordinating an effective team and allocating team members to project tasks.  Alert the   Manager of any resource allocation issues and recommend solutions (See note above).
    • Allocate time in the project plan for the project team to attend all recommended training.
    • Project Manager must take a pro-active stance on risk management.
      • Analyze and identify areas of risk and obtain appropriate guidance from   manager or Contracting Officer.
      • Maintain issue, risk, and/or action logs.
      • Draft and recommend contingency plans to minimize / eliminate risks on an ongoing basis.
    • Draft regular status reports, final reports or deliverables and generate and act on lessons learned.  With approval of the   manager, issue final reports and act on lessons learned.
    • Maintain consistent communication with the   project sponsor, project resource’ s performance managers, and stakeholders on the progress of the project versus the plan.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or a closely-related technical discipline is desired. (Bachelor’ s Degree in specific or directly-related field can be substituted for 4 years’ required experience.)
  • This is a Level 1 position:  5 - 9 years of experience in Computer/Information Technology or Project Management related field; typically responsible for small-sized projects (less than $500K lifecycle cost) is required.  (1 - 4 years with Bachelor’ s degree, as specified above.)
  • 1 - 4 years of demonstrated project management experience on technology projects using industry standard methods and tools for managing schedules, dependencies, resources, funding and developing technical specifications and project plans is required.
  • 1 year demonstrated experience successfully coordinating or running multiple projects simultaneously is required.
  • 1 year demonstrated working knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in project planning for assigned work streams, managing priorities, deliverables and milestones; identifying and tracking project issues, risks, decisions and action items is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Project, including familiarity with the fundamental operation, function, and workflow of Microsoft Project in regard to timelines, dependencies, deliverables, milestones, and resources is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with Visio flowcharts is required.
  • Experience in iterative development (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Lean, Six Sigma) is highly desirable.
  • PMP certification is highly desirable.
  • Change Management experience is desirable.
  • Experience in a government or utility organization is desirable.
  • Microsoft Windows/Office experience (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project). MS Office 2010 proficiency is required.
Technical Requirements:
  • Ability to organize and analyze detailed information and present it in a variety of formats for business, executive, and technical audiences. 
  • Ability to write and understand functional and technical IT specifications.
  • Ability to accurately assess and estimate project costs.
  • Working knowledge of software development planning, functional and technical specifications, and life-cycle management.
  • Working knowledge of software testing from test plan development to reliable and verifiable test case development and results.
  • Ability to facilitate story development with product owner, manage project backlog, facilitate sprint planning sessions, and manage task burndown.
  • Experience using Team Foundation Server for agile project development/project management.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group across business units to elicit both technical and business process requirements.  Will include communicating and reporting directly with multiple levels of the organization including Senior Executive Management.
  • Encourage and motivate team members to improve timeliness of task completion.

General Requirements:
  • Demonstrated ability and time management skills to assist in keeping project, team, and organization on track.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities. 
  • Communicate verbally and in writing reflecting a clear, accurate, and courteous style and be able to communicate technical information verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical users.
  • Meet timelines, milestones, and deliverables and provide timely (daily) status updates and to work autonomously given specific assignments. Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking and Time Management.
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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 candidate.
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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Front End Developer]]> Position Title: Front End Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Kirkland, WA for a Front-End Developer with 100% remote possibilities.

You will work with product management to define features and goals for the site, and have ownership over the  front-end development. This is a great job for a self-starting engineer at a small company in an exciting market.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain and evolve overall architecture of the web application.
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications.
  • Collaborate with Product/Business Management to design and launch new features.
  • Maintain, update and refactor code.
  • Work with Graphic Designers to implement UX

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5 years’ experience (no degree required)
  • Reactjs exp.

Nice to have:
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • NodeJS

Any of the following are only nice to have backend skills would be a bonus:
  • Mongo/NoSQL
  • Heroku/AWS/Cloud
  • Github

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, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Mechanical Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Mountain View, CA

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will collaborate with marketing team, Ultrasound BU mechanic engineering team, and other design engineers on the design and development of mechanical components and systems for ultrasound products. The successful candidate will be an experienced and proven, energetic, self-starter, eager to learn, produce and deliver.

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in overall Systems Architecture coordinating with the Electrical Engineers on tradeoffs and constraints
  • Design parts and assemblies for ultrasound products in multiple manufacturing processes: injection-molded plastics, sheet-metal, castings, machined parts and PCBs/PCAs
  • Translate Industrial Design concepts into real parts – experience with design of complex surfaces
  • Design cooling system and perform thermal analysis for Ultrasound System
  • Work closely with Electrical Engineers to design system cabling
  • Perform tolerance analysis
  • Ensure product features achieve cost, schedule, reliability, thermal, and regulatory/safety goals
  • Support manufacturing and service teams troubleshooting problems and improving testing
  • Work closely with internal and/or external partners to generate all necessary documentation and test plans to ensure that products meet specifications
  • Work with vendors to select appropriate components and materials
  • Maintain  strong  cross-functional relationships to anticipate future design requirements and interfaces

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. (M.S. degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in Mechanical Engineering positions
  • Medical Device design experience preferred – familiarity with FDA regulations a plus
  • Experience with the Product Design Process
  • Experienced with 3D CAD software for part and assembly design and documentation (ProE/Creo preferred)
  • Hands-on experience with standard shop tools – concept mock-ups, prototypes and fixture development
  • Broad understanding of mechanical materials and manufacturing processes
  • Extensive experience with 3D CAD systems (ProE proficiency preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional team oriented approach to work
  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment and prioritize appropriately
  • Flexible and adaptable to work in an environment where priorities and tasks can change  on short notice
  • Must be detail oriented with good organizational 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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Thu, 15 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 Redmond, WA for a talented Design Verification Engineer for a long-term contract role.

Responsibilities:
  • Interface with product development teams and coordinate product level test activities over the entire development lifecycle for new product and technology development programs.
  • Plan, develop, execute and document product test programs, including verification, for assigned projects.
  • Work collaboratively with development teams to identify and appropriately address design quality and reliability issues during development.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable Quality System requirements and the proper utilization of established best practices related to product level test.
  • Produce complete, concise, clear and technically correct work outputs.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to improvements to design assurance processes and tools.
  • Manage and execute product level test activities for assigned development programs and ensure compliance with applicable Quality System requirements:
    • Review and modify product design inputs for completeness, adequacy and testability
    • Develop product test plans and design verification protocols
    • Coordinate verification executions and resolution of issues
    • Compile product test results and create test reports
    • IEC 60601 series: Defibrillator Testing  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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Thu, 15 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, AAA game title studio in the Seattle area, has an incredible opportunity for a Software Engineer on an 18-month contract.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Proficiency coding and debugging with PowerShell
  • Proficiency coding and debugging with C#
  • Comfortable with SQL
  • Experience using Git in a team environment (merge, rebase, squash, resolve conflicts, appropriate use of branches)
  • Able to create specifications from user requirements
  • Excellent problem resolution, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly in fast-paced environment.

Highly Desired:
  • Writes self-documenting code
  • Makes design decisions with code maintainability in mind
  • Comfortable working in always-on production environments
  • Can write multi-threaded applications in PowerShell
  • Experience working with Visual Studio Team Services
  • Familiarity with REST

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[Hadoop Developer 2]]> Position Title: Hadoop Developer 2

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

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for design, Develop, monitoring, tuning and optimizing, governing Large Scale Hadoop Cluster and Hadoop components
  • Design and implement new components and various emerging technologies in Hadoop Echo System, and successful execution of various Proof-Of-Technology
  • Monitor and analyze job performance, file system and disk-space management, cluster and database connectivity and log files
  • Harden the cluster to support use cases and self-service in 24x7 model and apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to on critical, highly complex customer problems
  • Automate deployment and management of Hadoop services including implementing monitoring

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Technology or Engineering or Related Field
  • 7 Years Of strong Hadoop and Big Data experience with Enterprise Data ware housing experience
  • Well versed with Hadoop challenges related to scaling and self-service analytics
  • Well versed with Cloudera and Hortonworks distributions, hands on experience required for both distributions.
  • Well versed with hive, spark, hbase and latest developments in the Hadoop eco system
  • Excellent knowledge of Hadoop integration points with enterprise BI and EDW tools
  • Strong Experience with Hadoop cluster management, Administrative, operations using Oozie, Yarn, Ambari, Zookeeper, Tez, Slider
  • Strong Experience with Hadoop ETL, Data Ingestion: Sqoop, Flume, Hive, Spark, Hbase
  • Strong experience on SQL and PLSQL Good to have
  • Experience in Real Time Data Ingestion using Kafka, Storm, Spark or Complex Event Processing
  • Experience in Hadoop Data Consumption and Other Components: Hive, Hue HBase, Phoenix, Spark, Mahout, Pig, Impala, Presto
  • Experience monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning services and applications and operational expertise such as good troubleshooting skills, understanding of systems capacity, bottlenecks, and basics of memory, CPU, OS, storage, and networks.
  • Should be able to take the lead and interact with US team members with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills across distributed team environment
  • Should be aware of Order to cash workflows and subscriptions business KPI' s
  • Solid understanding of general business models, concepts and strategies
  • Must be self-motivated, responsive, professional and dedicated to customer success

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[Hadoop Developer 4]]> Position Title: Hadoop Developer 4

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Lehi, UT

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for design, Develop, monitoring, tuning and optimizing, governing Large Scale Hadoop Cluster and Hadoop components
  • Design and implement new components and various emerging technologies in Hadoop Echo System, and successful execution of various Proof-Of-Technology
  • Monitor and analyze job performance, file system and disk-space management, cluster and database connectivity and log files
  • Harden the cluster to support use cases and self-service in 24x7 model and apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to on critical, highly complex customer problems
  • Automate deployment and management of Hadoop services including implementing monitoring.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Technology or Engineering or Related Field
  • Data Architect and Modeling skills and experience a must.
  • 7 Years Of strong Hadoop and Big Data experience with Enterprise Data ware housing experience
  • Well versed with Hadoop challenges related to scaling and self-service analytics
  • Well versed with Cloudera and Hortonworks distributions, hands on experience required for both distributions.
  • Well versed with hive, spark, hbase and latest developments in the Hadoop eco system
  • Excellent knowledge of Hadoop integration points with enterprise BI and EDW tools Strong
  • Experience with Hadoop cluster management, Administrative, operations using Oozie, Yarn, Ambari, Zookeeper, Tez, Slider
  • Strong Experience with Hadoop ETL, Data Ingestion: Sqoop, Flume, Hive, Spark, Hbase
  • Strong experience on SQL and PLSQL Good to have
  • Experience in Real Time Data Ingestion using Kafka, Storm, Spark or Complex Event Processing
  • Experience in Hadoop Data Consumption and Other Components: Hive, Hue HBase, Phoenix, Spark, Mahout, Pig, Impala, Presto
  • Experience monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning services and applications and operational expertise such as good troubleshooting skills, understanding of systems capacity, bottlenecks, and basics of memory, CPU, OS, storage, and networks.
  • Should be able to take the lead and interact with US team members with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills across distributed team environment
  • Should be aware of Order to cash workflows and subscriptions business KPI' s
  • Solid understanding of general business models, concepts and strategies
  • Must be self-motivated, responsive, professional and dedicated to customer success

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[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[User Experience / Visual Designer]]> Position Title:  User Experience / Visual Designer

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

Are you a talented UX designer looking to…
  • Have a big impact?
  • Go beyond the minutia and think about the end-to-end experience?
  • Build a design-driven culture?

If so, we want to talk to you about our User Experience Designer opportunity.
  • Be part of a disruptive design revolution that’ s changing the perception that Enterprise Apps are Ugly
  • Work in an agile environment that feels like a start-up, but has all the benefits of a large company
  • Be part of a design team that has a passion for creating simple experiences

Responsibilities:
  • Help us lead the transformation of the client’ s Life Sciences user experiences
  • Apply your exceptional visual and interaction design skills to define future UX direction
  • Be adept at converting complexity into simplicity
  • Thrive on change and continuous improvement
  • Be part of a passionate UX team and global UX community

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS or BA in HCI, CS, Art, Design or similar program
  • 1 – 5 years as a UX designer in an agile software environment
  • An amazing portfolio that shows off your potential
  • Ability to turn ideas and requirements into compelling experiences
  • Passion to communicate experience designs thru sketching, wireframing, storyboarding, prototyping
  • Expert with Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, Sketch, Axure, Invision or similar
  • Understanding of front-end web technologies, HTML5, CSS
  • A positive, can-do attitude

Nice to Haves:
  • Experience with UX researching methods, persona development, user testing, etc.
  • Experience designing a 1.0 product or service
  • Big data, data visualization, mobile and social app design 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, 13 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 Redmond, WA for a Software Engineer – Application Layer with a general skillset in object oriented embedded Linux development who will focus on application layer development.

Minimum 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
  • 2+ years of software engineering experience in C++
  • 1+ years of embedded systems experience, preferably in Embedded Linux
  • 1+ years working in a Linux development environment
  • Collaborative team player

Highly Desired:
  • 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, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Prototype Assembly Technician]]> Position Title:  Prototype Assembly Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an exceptional Prototype Assembly Technician.

The Prototype Assembly Technician works with: Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical and RF Engineers, under general supervision, to assemble and test electromechanical antenna assemblies.   The successful candidate is a self-motivated team player with a proven track record in assembling complicated electromechanical devices in a prototype environment while maintaining accurate documentation.

Responsibilities:

Using assembly instructions /drawings/process specifications and various small hand tools, assembles a variety of complex electromechanical equipment assemblies to meet fast-paced demonstration and prototype requirements
  • Assembles prototype, initial production final assemblies and sub-assemblies following verbal direction, prototype drawings and written work instructions.
  • Completes quality assembly work in a timely manner
  • Visually inspects assemblies in progress to ensure compliance to specifications, assembly drawings and schematics
  • Completes and maintains necessary paperwork. Ensures paperwork is compliant with quality instructions and manufacturing work instructions
  • Actively participates in Lean and 5s initiatives
  • Maintains the highest ethical standards, even when challenged
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of RF connectors and cables

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in electronic or electro-mechanical related assembly work
  • Basic computer knowledge required
  • Ability to quickly master assembly equipment which may include robotic dispensers, laser cutters and metrology equipment.
  • Ability to use company-wide tools and systems to execute the key duties and responsibilities of the job.
  • Knowledge of ESD/Hazmat/Chemical handling procedures
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • High school education; related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Associates degree preferred.
  • Good eye/hand coordination (can work with small parts and assemblies.)

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[Business Analyst 2]]> Position Title: Business Analyst 2

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

This position will assist with development of process improvement efforts that align the Transmission Project Management Office (TPMO) with strategies developed in the Asset Management and Program Delivery (APMD) Program. This includes requirements documentation for reporting systems used to manage several hundred active projects from project initiation through execution to completion and close-out.

The current state of the processes and tools to support this is still immature and there is a strong emphasis on coordination and facilitation for the Business Analyst in this position. The initial effort will be to develop and coordinate the efforts needed to mature the organization and to coordinate the development of cross functional processes and training. This position will work with a team of Business Analysts and Business Systems Analysts internal and external to the TPMO to coordinate the development and maturing of the business processes within TEP/TEPO and setting the standard for Transmission.  

Responsibilities:
  • Translate high level objectives provided by PMO (project management office) leadership into testable, measurable functional specifications
  • Research and document integrated functional requirements from multiple sources
  • Analyze and document cross functional workflows
  • Draft use cases, demonstrating how each class of user interacts with each system function 
  • Assist   staff with the prioritization of initial feature development and subsequent releases
  • Draft effective user interfaces, addressing human factor design considerations
  • Coordinate and communicate evolving requirements through complete project life cycle
  • Draft, document, and present detailed enterprise integration plans  
  • Coordinate systems deployments using established project management methodologies
  • As requested by the   manager/ staff, facilitate ongoing process development with an emphasis on alignment to the business vision and goals
  • Proactively coordinate the development of business processes to support the future state vision 
  • Decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to resolve solution vs. requirements conflicts and alert the Manager or other   staff of any conflicts.
  • Monitor and coordinate efforts to improve fundamental Project Management practices and processes to successfully facilitate execution of Transmission capital projects within . 
  • Alert stakeholders including the appropriate   manager of any risks that may negatively affect the project scope or schedule; provide mitigation recommendations; implement   management-approved recommendations / actions.
  • Work with appropriate   manager / personnel to facilitate resolution of conflicting priorities and requirements, as well as conflicting team positions in order to build consensus among stakeholders and team members.
  • Maintain regular and consistent communication regarding assignment status and concerns with appropriate parties, including the   manager and stakeholders. 

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Associates or a Bachelor’ s degree in Business Administration, Management or in a closely-related field is highly desirable.
    • An Associate’ s Degree can substitute for 2 years of related experience and a Bachelor’ s degree can substitute for 4 years of related experience (see below).
  • This is a Level 2 position: 9+ years of business analysis experience is required ( minimum of 7 years with an Associates and 5 years with Bachelor’ s degree) including:
    • 2-4 years’ experience applying methodology to process improvement and optimization efforts across multiple business units within a defined enterprise is required
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office 2010 suite of products is required.  Candidate must have advanced skills in the creation of Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Proficiency using the following software is required:
    • Microsoft Access and Microsoft Project
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Visio flowcharts
  • 2 years’ experience using the ADKAR/PROSCI model for change management is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with use case and user story is required.
  • Working knowledge of SIPOC is required.  
  • Six Sigma certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the International Institute of Business Analyst (IIBA) or Project Management Institute (PMI) business analysis Body of Knowledge and the applicable professional certification is desirable.

General Requirements:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical users.
  • Ability to work independently within large scale cross-functional project team environment.
  • Experience in working with reporting tools and rules engines is highly preferred.
  • Experience performing and documenting root cause analysis and recommendation is required.
  • Experience with Project Management Process and Systems implementation.
  • Must demonstrate through past experience the ability to turn abstract concepts and high-level business needs into effective product features and application UI/workflow.
  • Ability to learn new skills and get up to speed quickly in order to document business requirements in support of business strategy.
  • Must be proficient in data reporting from multiple applications.
  • Ability to analyze multiple applications and discern any and all discrepancies.
  • Ability to build credibility and trust among key project stakeholders.
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Must have organizational skills, to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information
  • Must have listening skills, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say.
  • Must have interviewing and questioning skills, to talk with individuals and groups about their needs and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information.
  • Must have analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements.
  • Must have systems thinking skills, to be able to see the interactions and relationships between the people, processes, and technology involved in an environment.
  • Must have observational skills, to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation.
  •   Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal skills when working with BPA managers and staff, project managers and technical personnel.
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively within a cross organizational team.
  • Meet timelines, milestones and provide timely (weekly) status updates
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking and Time Management
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor, reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem-solving abilities
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Firmware Engineer - ID8]]> Position Title: Sr. Firmware Engineer - ID8

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

The ID8 team is a cross disciplinary team of makers focused on building products and platforms. We combine design with emerging technologies (edge computing, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, etc.) to imagine and invent new experiences for customers.

Responsibilities:
  • Invent and build new products in the areas of IoT (smart homes, smart buildings and smart cities)
  • Embedded Linux BSP, Drivers and Application support for Artik Platform
  • Work on integrating next generation IOT protocols, Zigbee, Thread.
  • Develop tests to validate design, performance and reliability
  • Evaluate, identify and evangelize new technologies to integrate into the Artik Platform.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering required, MS preferred
  • Experience in writing C/C++ and Java applications and drivers for embedded real time operating systems or embedded Linux.
  • Responsible for the design of embedded software/firmware for Linux & Applications for next
  • generation IOT protocols. (Zigbee, Bluetooth, Thread, OIC).
  • Knowledge or pre-emptive multitasking environments and CPU configurations, boot loaders, debuggers, and memory management in an embedded space.
  • Hands-on experience with compilers, JTAG debuggers, emulators and board bring-up.
  • Lab experience with scope, signal generators and logic analyzers.
  • Experience embedded software development with peripherals such as I2C, SPI, ADC, DAC, UART, and Flash & EEPROM’ s.
  • Write drivers to integrate new sensors and peripherals.
  • Develop and deploy software (low/high level) on real time operating systems for hardware-based products.
  • Ability to bring up custom developed hardware under embedded Linux.
  • Develop and create software build system test procedures, bug tracking reports, and associated test documentation.
  • Rapidly evaluate new technology stacks to meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to perform within a team environment as needed to meet team goals.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, whether verbally or in writing

Preferred Qualifications:
  • You consider yourself a “ maker” you love to get your hands dirty by both assembling and dissembling things to understand how they work;
  • Experiences shipping IoT products (security products, connectivity etc.)
  • Experience shipping products from a major consumer electronics company

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, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Thermal Hydraulics Systems Engineer]]> Position Title: Thermal Hydraulics Systems Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experienced Thermal Hydraulics System Engineer to join their team on a 6-month contract with strong conversion potential.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum M.S. Degree in Mechanical, Nuclear, or Chemical engineering (or equivalent) with 5 plus years in the fields of thermal-fluids analysis and design
  • Ability to participate on a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists with demonstrated results
  • Analytical prediction of performance of power conversion systems using energy systems analysis software (e.g. Thermoflex, Aspen plus)
  • Experience with heat exchanger analysis and sizing, turbomachinery performance, piping and flow control components
  • Experience with modeling dynamic thermal fluid systems
  • Experience with computational, fluid, thermal, and structural simulation and experimental validation of simulations
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and FEA thermal/structural analysis background
  • Experience with high temperature thermal-fluid systems
  • Experience with design codes such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code in a nuclear design environment
  • Familiarity and experience with experimental methods in thermal-fluid 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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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Chemical Engineer]]> Position Title: Chemical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experienced Chemical Engineer to join their team on a 6-month contract with strong conversion potential.

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in Chemical engineering or equivalent;
  • Recognized experience with 7 plus years in the field of chemical engineering or equivalent;
  • Experience with chemical engineering design and analysis software tools such as ASPEN+ or equivalent required;
  • Demonstrated experience with process design including PFDs, P&ID’ s, and ability to specify components and systems;
  • Experience with engineering tools such as AutoCAD and Mathcad are a plus;
  • Experience with plant engineering tools including SmartPlant or AVEVA are a plus;
  • Demonstrated ability to work on a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists;
  • Experience with high temperatures fluid systems desired;
  • Experience with corrosive fluid/metal interaction, corrosion of steels, nickel alloys and/or refractory metals preferred;
  • Nuclear design 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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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Storage Stack Engineer]]> Position Title: Storage Stack Engineer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in software infrastructure
  • Experience in implementing storage services (e.g. NoSQL, time series, document, media)
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Ability to write correct C or C++ code efficiently and accurately
  • Self-motivated, independent and proactive
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills to collaborate and stay in sync with other team members
  • Experience with design and implementation of large projects
  • 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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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Storage Infrastructure Engineer]]> Position Title: Storage Infrastructure Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Santa Clara, CA

Minimum Requirements:
  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in software infrastructure
  • Experience in implementing storage stacks
  • Linux system libraries for various type of communications
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Ability to write correct C or C++ code efficiently and accurately
  • Self-motivated, independent, and proactive
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills to collaborate and stay in sync with other team members
  • Experience with design and implementation of large projects
  • 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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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical Engineer]]> Position Title: Mechanical Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for 3  Mechanical Engineers, varying from junior level to senior, to join their team on a 6-month contract with strong conversion possibilities.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum education: B.S. degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Mechanical and/or Structural Design, different experience levels will be considered
  • CAD proficiency - 5, 000 hours minimum - (Solidworks preferred)
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5M
  • Experience with design codes such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code in a nuclear design environment
  • Experience in FEA analysis – ANSYS, SW Simulation or ABACUS

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, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Wireless Protocol Test Engineer]]> Position Title: Wireless Protocol Test Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Creating Protocol test scenarios (UMTS+LTE) across all the procedure that comply to 3GPP and Carrier requirements
  • Able to identify the KPIs that make sense for product to define best user experience and figure out methods to measure the KPIs
  • Identifying critical scenarios that impact user experience on cellular services, map such scenarios to modem procedure, design the test cases on network simulators test and optimize the modem or OS platform
  • Debug latencies in various layers in protocol stack, Hardware interface (such as USB/PCIe) that could impact power and performance
  • Identifying the KPIs that will impact the power and performance and define test methods to uncover the issues.
  • Define details test plans and approach for testing, developing test tools to achieve the same.
  • Windows User mode and kernel mode driver knowledge for networking devices (Wi-Fi, LTE)
  • Plan the test approach and scope, write test cases, execute test cases, record and manage defects
  • Communicate issues with greater detail and help development teams to easily understand fix issues faster or assess the level of risk

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Cellular protocol stack testing (WCDMA and LTE), preferably on Windows OS
  • Hands-on experience and Expert knowledge of 3GPP (UMTS & LTE) Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocol and call processing, testing and creating test cases using equipment such as Anritsu 8475, CMW 500, Keysight PXT/UXM performance and conformance systems and conformance equipment.
  • Good knowledge on the 3G/4G protocol debugging tools debug lab and field issues on connectivity, data throughout
  • Ability to reproduce the field problems by creating simulated test cases on the any of the above test equipment
  • Working knowledge of Windows UMDF/KMDF Drivers for Modems preferably USB based modem over MBIM Protocol, NDIS mini port drivers
  • Hands-on Experience in executing and debugging carrier test cases such as AT&T, Verizon across various specifications. · Automation level coding experience in C# and power shell scripting - Good understanding of the Mobile Operators requirements and approval process.
  • Self-motivation to learn new features and technologies and deliver high quality results.

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, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Wireless Protocol Test Engineer]]> Position Title: Wireless Protocol Test Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Creating Protocol test scenarios (UMTS+LTE) across all the procedure that comply to 3GPP and Carrier requirements
  • Able to identify the KPIs that make sense for product to define best user experience and figure out methods to measure the KPIs
  • Identifying critical scenarios that impact user experience on cellular services, map such scenarios to modem procedure, design the test cases on network simulators test and optimize the modem or OS platform
  • Debug latencies in various layers in protocol stack, Hardware interface (such as USB/PCIe) that could impact power and performance
  • Identifying the KPIs that will impact the power and performance and define test methods to uncover the issues.
  • Define details test plans and approach for testing, developing test tools to achieve the same.
  • Windows User mode and kernel mode driver knowledge for networking devices (Wi-Fi, LTE)
  • Plan the test approach and scope, write test cases, execute test cases, record and manage defects
  • Communicate issues with greater detail and help development teams to easily understand fix issues faster or assess the level of risk

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Cellular protocol stack testing (WCDMA and LTE), preferably on Windows OS
  • Hands-on experience and Expert knowledge of 3GPP (UMTS & LTE) Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocol and call processing, testing and creating test cases using equipment such as Anritsu 8475, CMW 500, Keysight PXT/UXM performance and conformance systems and conformance equipment.
  • Good knowledge on the 3G/4G protocol debugging tools debug lab and field issues on connectivity, data throughout
  • Ability to reproduce the field problems by creating simulated test cases on the any of the above test equipment
  • Working knowledge of Windows UMDF/KMDF Drivers for Modems preferably USB based modem over MBIM Protocol, NDIS mini port drivers
  • Hands-on Experience in executing and debugging carrier test cases such as AT&T, Verizon across various specifications. · Automation level coding experience in C# and power shell scripting - Good understanding of the Mobile Operators requirements and approval process.
  • Self-motivation to learn new features and technologies and deliver high quality results.

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, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Copy Editor]]> Position Title: Copy Editor

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA. This position is remote, but visits to the company’ s SF site may be required on occasion. Candidates can expect to work 20 hours per week (will vary though). 

Responsibilities:
  • Copyedit and proofread marketing content; some fact-checking needed.
  • Copyedit and proofread materials for web and print: ads, brochures, white papers, interactive PDFs, web banners, billboards, Powerpoint presentations, company website, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals across the company, including with subject-matter experts.
  • Ensure that materials conform to company branding and style.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a copy editor, ideally with high-tech companies is required.
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, or another widely recognized style guide is required.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat is required.
  • Familiarity with a content-management system is recommended.
  • Writing experience is helpful 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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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Data Engineer]]> Position Title: Data Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Write complex SQL queries that help Adobe identify and measure the non-genuine software base.
  • Apply business logic to determine categorize the non-genuine base into opportunities
  • Use Big Data best practices to help scale the piracy conversion program
  • Create dashboards in tableau
  • Apply statistical methodologies and data mining skill sets on large volume of data
  • Analyze data and provide insights to senior executives
  • Focused more on the backend
    • Centralize data platform – IDS/HDFS – writing queries, and architecture of Hadoop/HIVE
    • Figure out solutions for integration problems

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S in Engineering or other related fields a must, M.S/MBA is an added advantage
  • Must have industry experience of at least 5 Years, but not to exceed 10 years.
  • SQL Expertise is a must.
  • Hadoop expertise is a must.
  • Knowledge of HDFS and Linux OS.
  • Can work in hive, pig etc
  • Create dashboards in tableau and excel Modelling in Excel.
  • Understanding of statistics concepts Ability to interpret data and present
  • Hadoop/HIVE/SQL exp. REQUIRED
  • Excellent communication skills – written/verbal

Highly Desired:
  • Business Analyst Acumen is preferred
  • Typical big data practices knowledge is REQURIED
  • Conversion analysis exp. HUGE PLUS
  • Conversion reporting exp.; Sales conversion funnel HUGE PLUS
  • Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics HUGE 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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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Program Manager]]> Position Title: Senior Program Manager

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

The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of Recruiting projects. The Senior Program Manager will drive the implementation and will be involved in the development of several key project deliverables (project plan, issue escalations, and presenting project status etc.) and work with our Talent Acquisition teams to resolve issues that stand in the way of project success.

Responsibilities:

Minimum Requirements:
  • BA degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 to 7 years of extensive experience project managing implementations for larger, more complex organizations
  • Ability to manage multiple fast-paced projects
  • Partner across multiple organizations (Development, Product Management and Support) to develop communications and operational excellence
  • Experience implementing Workday, Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft or similar application
  • Working knowledge of Human Capital Management applications
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills
  • Program Management experience

Additional Experience Desired:
  • Experience with Scrum project methodology
  • Understanding of SaaS application configuration
  • Consulting experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company
  • Passion for customer service

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[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[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.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 5+ years' experience in Data Engineering
  • Proven expertise of applying DWH/ETL best practices
  • Proficiency in LAMP and the Big Data stack environments (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive)
  • Competence with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL, Vertica)
  • Experience working with enterprise DE tools (Informatica)
  • Ability to learn in-house DE tools
  • 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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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Admin for VMWare]]> Position Title: System Admin for VMWare

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Chandler, AZ

Responsibilities:
  • Provide system, network, and architecture planning and implementation Vmware products
  • Oversee installation, upgrade, and patching of the program systems and products
  • Participate in regular meetings with the engineering teams of programs supported
  • Provide implementation, configuration, deployment and ongoing support of the VMware vSphere server infrastructure hosting enterprise applications and all of its subcomponents (e.g. NSX, Distributed Switches, vCAC/vRA, vRO, Update Manager, Single Sign-on, vDP, etc.)
  • Provide management of multi-host environment through the use of vCenter (Windows installation and deployable appliance), including host and datastore clustering, DRS implementation and HA configuration
  • Develop technical and operations standards, procedures, technical documentation and metrics related to VMware products
  • Mentor team members on VMware products by providing guidance and instruction
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly backups using VMware Data Protection appliance

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Data Center Virtualization version 5 or6 (VCP5/VCP6-DCV)
  • Demonstrated track record setting up and administering lab environments in enterprise setting while achieving high levels of availability
  • Proficient technical skills in various editions of ESXi/vSphere platform (e.g. .5.x, and 6.x).
  • Proficiency with VMware software and services including vRA, vRO, vDP, vMotion (storage and host migrations), vSwitches/dvSwitches, SDRS and DRS, as well as HA configurations.
  • Experience with NSX administration and deployments a plus.
  • Proficient level of ability to administer Windows and Linux platforms. Including Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, RHEL 5 or 6, Ubuntu Enterprise or similar flavors.
  • Candidates must possess experience in performing large scale upgrades of VMware environments and all of its components to new hardware supporting upgraded hypervisors, storage, and networking. Environment upgrade/migration experience from 5.5 to 6.0 desired.
  • Computer image creation, testing, and management, sysprep, software management, understanding of licensing and license compliance.
  • Basic Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and up and Microsoft IIS Web Servers
  • Basic knowledge of Apache and Tomcat Web Server technologies
  • Strong organizational, innovative, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Must be a technical hands-on and able to demonstrate 5+ years of experience working as a VMware and Virtualization professional with vSphere 5.x, 6.x, NSX, Update Manager, vDP, vRO, vRA/vCAC, vCenter Server
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, IIS, CIFS/NTFS, storage (e.g. SAN/NAS), and networking (e.g. NSX, Juniper).
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft SQL 2008 or higher
  • Administration of Linux RHEL 5 and RHEL 6
  • Performed upgrades, migrations, and transition of VMware hardware, hosts, vCenter server, and workloads to an upgraded environment (e.g. transition from 5.5 to 6.0).
  • Requirements analysis

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, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Buyer - Supply Chain Planner]]> Position Title: Buyer - Supply Chain Planner

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Woodinville, WA for a Buyer/Planner to join their team.

As a Buyer/Planner, you will work within a dynamic team to drive product development, purchasing, supplier relationships and inventory management. You will collaborate with our engineering, operations, sales and service teams to address the needs of our customers through supply chain planning, communicating with our suppliers to maintain and improve on-time product availability.

Responsibilities:
  • Execute purchase orders in support of production, service and desired stocking levels
  • Manage material availability for dependent and independent demand
  • Communicate with domestic/international suppliers to drive lead time, delivery, cost and quality improvements
  • Ensure proper level of inventory is available for projected sales; coordinate and liaise with operations, production, and sales departments to determine materials needed and schedules to be met
  • Reconcile discrepant material issues and/or receiving discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Implement contingency plans when inventory availability commitments are at risk and initiate work-around activity
  • Actively manage inventory to drive overall turns and working capital goals
  • Work with engineering team to manage material changes/transitions
  • Work with operations, production and sales teams to manage end-of-life product transitions
  • Analyze slow moving or obsolete inventory and propose appropriate action
  • Consistently review and update cost and preferred stock levels for all inventory
  • Provide leadership in resolving supply chain disruptions
  • Serve as a collaborative team member on new product development initiatives
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents; estimate resource and budget requirements to achieve project goals; establish and proactively manage project expectations with team members and stakeholders
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the evaluation, selection, and qualification of new suppliers as well as the development of existing suppliers
  • Manage and be accountable for third-party suppliers’ deliverables; generate reporting to highlight supplier performance
  • Cost modeling and total cost analysis; identify and own product/process improvements

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in business, supply chain or related field
  • 4+ years’ buyer/planner or supply chain experience, manufacturing environment preferred
  • Proficient in ERP systems, NetSuite preferred
  • Expert level proficiency in Excel
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic
  • Track-record of successful product ramps
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and planning skills; high attention to detail; consistent follow through
  • Proven ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and fast change with an ability to adapt quickly and easily
  • Must have a desire to drive continued process improvement
  • Must be able to manage competing interests while maintaining a sense of urgency and meet frequent short timelines, goals, and 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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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst 3]]> Position Title: Business Analyst 3

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

This full-time contract position is primarily located in the Business Transformation Office (BD) (80%) and will also support Business Architecture (BA) (10%) and Enterprise Portfolio Management (BE) (10%). These organizations are responsible for the selection, planning, and execution of   key strategic initiatives, which are designed to ensure the company achieves its strategic direction.

The Business Analyst in this position will serve as point-of-contact, collaborating with the manager, team members and business stakeholders to: clarify business operations, functions, provide gap analysis, document/map current and future states, identify and recommend solution alternatives, evaluate alternatives, and define / draft and/or recommend resulting business and change management approaches, strategies, processes, procedures, workflows, etc. This position will also recommend, promote and actively support change management plans and implementation.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide recommendations and guidance to technical staff and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects.  This includes planning project stages and assessing business implications for each stage. 
  • Support the project team through the project management process (assisting Management in creating and implementing the project plan).
  • Collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of technical and business experts in both individual and group settings to determine project / project team requirements; recommend / request project resources from appropriate program manager.
  • Research, interview internal   customers / end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties to gather and understand customer / end-user requirements, which may include software solutions; and/or business process, procedure or workflow development; present solution recommendations for   management, executives, stakeholders consideration and approval.
  • Research and analyze potential solutions and/or the potential impacts of solution options; present solution options and recommendations, which may include input / incorporation of team recommendations.
  • Follow established methodologies and processes to document and analyze aspects of the current state or future (end) state and recommend steps to close identified gaps.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate team working sessions to analyze and document/map current state processes, value streams, and business capabilities and future state processes, value streams, and business capabilities.
  • Work with appropriate   manager / personnel to facilitate resolution of conflicting team positions.
  • Provide analysis and fact-based criteria to the project requirements and/or solutions vetting process, incorporating analysis and criteria in decision-making materials and presentations.
  • Draft and recommend key project deliverable documents including: requirements, process diagrams, architectural models, workflow maps, project plans, change management plans, and materials for stakeholder meetings.
  • Provide background information, technical input, options and recommendations that facilitate decision making and that will enable key requirements of the Key Strategic Initiative and/or other project milestone to be met. This may include arranging, setting and facilitating decision-making sessions/meetings, drafting agendas, leading discussions and presenting information, options and recommendations.
  • Validate and facilitate as necessary, the accurate interpretation of business requirements by business unit experts and that the   management-approved business process flow is implemented consistent with the Key Strategic Initiative project (and/or other project) plan(s) and with the overall Enterprise Architecture standards and principles set forth by the BTO’ s Business Architecture (BA) organization.
  • Alert appropriate   manager / personnel of any concerns obstacles / potential delays to project timelines, targets or success; provide corrective action recommendations.
  • Evaluate and assess business capability (process, people, information, technology) change impacts and recommend appropriate change mitigation activities.
  • Monitor progress of assigned projects/assignments to track timelines, milestones, deadlines, standards and targets, alerting appropriate   manager / personnel of any obstacles / potential delays to project / assignment timelines, targets or success; provide corrective action recommendations.
  • As requested, perform appropriate testing of recommended solutions, including new analytical tools or components, new or revised workflows, processes, standards, business-case criteria, and/or mitigation measures.
  • Facilitate, support, and assist with the development of multi-year project and change management implementation plans, as requested by   manager / personnel.
  • Plan, facilitate, and promote change management / informational presentations and/or sessions with a variety of employees ranging from line workers to executives, in both small and large groups, in order to promote buy-in and change satisfaction. 
  • Design templates and tools to support the project management methodology, including creating, recommending and utilizing tools to assist PMs in tracking and reporting project progress / status, project milestones and deliverables, and metrics reporting.
  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs; incorporate findings and insights into project and change management plans, decision-making information and recommendations and other project considerations as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with IT developers and subject matter experts to convey the   management-approved technical vision and to analyze potential tradeoffs between usability and performance needs; work with appropriate   manager / personnel to reconcile and determine acceptable tradeoffs.
  • Develop /draft approximate documentation to validate repeatability of processes, to facilitate training of new analytical tools and to support business continuity and knowledge transfer.
  • Maintain consistent communication with the program manager, project manager,   manager, and others as requested.
  • Alert the   Manager of obstacles or work with the sponsor or performance managers to remove obstacles so that the team can complete the project.
  • Support and facilitate the following functions:
    • Written and verbal sponsor communication;
    • Project team communications and coordination;
    • Inter-project team communications and coordination;
    • Team meeting and sponsor meeting management.
  • Maintain regular and consistent communication regarding project / assignment status and concerns, with appropriate parties, including the   manager, project manager, stakeholders, project team, etc.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Master’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or a closely-related technical discipline is desirable.
    •  (Master’ s Degree in specific or directly-related field can be substituted for 1 year of the required experience.)
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration/Management, Organizational Development, or a closely-related technical discipline is required.
  • This is a Level 3 position: 12+ years of previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience, including all aspects of business analysis, is required; typically responsible for large-sized projects (more than $2M lifecycle cost). (11+ years with Master’ s degree, as specified above.)
  • 2+ years’ experience in an Electric/Utility Industry is required.
  • PMI or PMP certification is desired.
  • Microsoft Windows/Office experience (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project). MS Office 2010 proficiency is required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Project, Access, and SharePoint is required.
Technical Requirements:
  • Experience and skill in the following areas is required:
    • Proven ability to work with a diverse group across business units to elicit both technical and business (information, process, organization) requirements. 
    • Working knowledge of software development planning, functional and technical specifications, and life-cycle management.
  • Specific experience conceptualizing and planning initiatives for process improvement, design and documentation, data integration and gathering, and organizational change.
  • Project coordination experience (task breakdown, schedule building, dependencies, etc.).
    • Process improvements/operational excellence/process analysis techniques
    • Organizing and analyzing detailed information and presenting it in a variety of formats for business, executive, and technical audiences.  Strong analytical skills in analyzing, defining and documenting business areas, functions, problems, business needs and opportunities for improvement.
    • Listening and probing skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret regulatory documentation (e.g., power or transmission rates technical documentation).
  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical.
  • Experience and skill in the following areas is desirable:
    • Business process improvement techniques as applied within the energy industry
    • Finance/Budget/Accounting
    • Familiarity with Project Management standards as documented in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
    • Familiarity with Business Analysis standards as documented in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge.
    • Familiarity with concepts of Enterprise (Business) Architecture and business capabilities.
    • Skill in modeling/mapping business process requirements, verification of deliverables.
    • Skilled in the definition and development of operational governance models to enable programmatic change.

General Requirements:
  • Experienced and effective oral communication.
  • Experience influencing and integrating change in a large, diverse organization.
  • Self-directed and assertive in pursuit of root cause analysis, missing information and data requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility and trust among key project stakeholders.
  • Proficient in communication, facilitation and negotiation with stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly working with business subject matter experts to document business requirements in support of business strategy.
  • Ability to take complexities and break them down into parts, as well as determine the interrelationships.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication.
  • Self-managed in terms of time and task management; can operate will little guidance. Self-starter overall.
  • Ability to carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and or communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities
  • Meet timelines, milestones, deliverables and provide timely (weekly) status updates
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking and Time Management
  • Exhibit strong leadership capabilities while being a team player, with the ability to work in an undefined and complex environment with limited guidance.  Must be able to facilitate business stakeholder groups in the discovery of requirements including information that may impact system, data, process or functional requirements, analyze it, and develop a clear picture of what the information means to the business.
  • Obtain appropriate BPA manager / personnel approval for all recommendations and drafted materials.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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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<![CDATA[Senior Software Developer - VR]]> Position Title: Senior Software Developer - VR

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

Responsibilities:
  • Develop engaging interactive prototypes to communicate design concepts to team members, product groups, and executives.
  • Develop clean production code for VR experiences
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of designers
  • Manage design deliverables and relationships with our multi-geographical planning/engineering groups 

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years developing clean, responsive and  games/applications
  • Advanced level of proficiency with the Unity game engine and C#
  • Experience with development on mobile devices - mobile VR experience a plus
  • Proficiency in building apps for touch and experience implementing smooth and responsive movement and animations
  • Experience with 3D development and design applications, including 3DS Max or Maya
  • Proficiency using industry standard design and development applications including Visual Studio, the Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to a constantly changing technical landscape, including moving to new platforms and programming languages as necessary
  • A passion for Virtual Reality, including high-end PC-based VR and mobile VR

Bonus Skills:
  • Experience with Unreal game engine
  • Experience with VR 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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<![CDATA[Channel Marketing Manager]]> Position Title: Channel Marketing Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Santa Clara, CA

The ideal candidate must be a creative individual who is well organized with strong communication and relationship skills. This position works closely with internal cross-functional teams and our customers. The Channel Marketing Manager will own the marketing relationship with retail and eTail partners. The candidate will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of co-marketing programs to drive sales of our award winning products. The Channel Marketing Manager will manage multiple accounts and programs and must be able to effectively prioritize and produce high quality work in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Own marketing relationship with key retail accounts and partner with sales Account Managers to jointly create and execute co-marketing plans.
  • Marketing plan elements to include in-store POS and eTail merchandising, end user demand generation (retail circulars, digital inserts, web banners, email, social media, etc), and retail promotions.
  • Work with internal resources and third-party agency to develop custom marketing assets as needed.
  • Implement and manage effective account level strategies to meet key business objectives: Including maximizing revenue, sell through and providing world class marketing
  • Conduct data analysis of current environment including competitive landscape and trends in consumer buying behaviors, and be able to develop appropriate responses and actions to meet these challenges.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BA/BS Degree with Marketing or Business related subject.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a recognized manufacturer, retailer, e-commerce site, or agency is required.
  • Experienced in security software industry a plus
  • Understanding of and insight and working knowledge of software industry and retail environment.
  • Strong relationship-building skills.
  • Successful candidate must have excellent written, analytical and verbal ability

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, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Administrator 3]]> Position Title: System Administrator 3

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

This position is responsible for providing operating implementation design and system support in order to provide sustainable, stable and secure enterprise level servers including backup recovery, performance tuning, upgrades/patches, maintenance, troubleshooting, permissions and file sharing. 

Responsibilities:
  • Administer Windows Server:
    • Create and maintain installation, configuration, and operations procedures.
    • Coordinate troubleshooting of advanced Operating System (OS) related issues.
    • Perform setup, installation, and configuration of Windows server operating systems.
  • In coordination with the company’ s federal employees and managers, participate in the creation and implementation of Group Policy (GPO) in support of OS hardening and operations.
  • Create and administer service accounts, related groups and roles in Active Directory.
  • Install and administer OS and firmware patches supplied by vendors as required.
  • Review vulnerability reports and apply mitigation strategies to resolve.
  • Support disaster recovery and ensure continuous availability of business applications.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with application leads during the transition to hardened Windows servers.
  • Coordinate VMware guest deployment including appropriately sizing and configuring for optimal use.
  • Participate in a regular rotation providing “ on call” support for non-critical business systems servers.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Associate’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a directly-related technical discipline is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a directly-related technical discipline is preferred.
  • This is a Level 3 position: 10+ years combination of education and/or work experience in Computer / Information Technology or a directly-related field is required (6+ years’ experience with or directly-related Bachelor’ s Degree; 8+ years’ experience with or directly-related Associate’ s degree). Each applicable related Bachelor’ s degree may count towards 2 years of experience.
    • Note:  Equivalent related degrees will only count once.  For example:  A candidate with two Bachelor’ s degrees in different Computer/Information Technology disciplines will only be given credit for 2 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the following is required:         
    • Windows server OS administration and hardening.
    • 3 Years of Windows 2008/2012 Server Administration.
    • 2 Years of Windows Active Directory.
    • 2 years’ experience working in a large production environment.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook); MS Office 2010 proficiency required.

Technical Requirements:
  • Advanced computer skills and knowledge of automated data systems are preferred. 
  • Working knowledge and experience sufficient to successfully troubleshoot Windows operating systems using text-based logs, windows event logs, and various utilities is preferred.
  • Working knowledge and experience sufficient to successfully perform Active Directory administration and troubleshooting is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with VMware is highly desirable.

General Requirements:
  • Ability to work under pressure with shifting priorities and multiple simultaneous assignments.
  • Must be able to efficiently prioritize work to meet critical deadlines while maintaining a professional demeanor, and assure strict attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and be self-motivated with minimal verbal or written instructions, and be able to apply time management skills.
  • Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work related issues and problems, with understanding of impact on current and future programs and processes.
  • Must have a high level of confidentiality and  discretion regarding company proprietary information.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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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<![CDATA[Project Mgr 2 (Non-IT)]]> Position Title: Project Manager 2 (Non-IT)

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

This position will be responsible for facilitating Telecommunication, Facilities, or Security infrastructure type projects from their inception to conclusion within the company’ s TEP (Transmission Project Management) organization. The Project Manager plans, facilitates, and coordinates activities for a designated project to verify that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Telecommunication system projects may include - telecommunication transport equipment, batteries, emergency generators, buildings, telecom towers, and more. Facilities and Security system projects may include energized and non-energized building retrofits and replacements, seismic retrofits, HVAC systems, security fencing and lighting.

Responsibilities:
  • Support and facilitate   manager-assigned project or multiple projects, from beginning to end in  collaboration with senior management, external industry entities and stakeholders, providing expert guidance on the PMI-based project management methodology, best practices, and internal skill development as requested by and with guidance from the   manager, team lead or other personnel with the authority to do so, including:
    • Actively engage with the business to properly understand the business needs, identify dependencies, project expectations, milestones, resources and other initiatives, and assist the   manager in deploying the solution.
    • Identify and request necessary subject matter experts needed during the project.
    • Forecast and recommend / request appropriate project resources to fulfill project needs; recommended resource requests must be submitted to, coordinated with and provided by appropriate   performance managers;
    • Collaborate with business units and   performance managers to resolve resource allocation issues;
    • Facilitate “ kick-off” meetings with sponsors, stakeholders, and partners and validate approval/buy in of project plans and commitment of resources.
    • Schedule and facilitate project team meetings and coordinate activities of sub-teams.
    • Participate in TEP group level project manager meetings.
    • Recommend an overall roadmap of efforts required to achieve program initiatives and project objectives;
    • Provide recommendations regarding project expectations, approach, roadmaps, work plans, deliverables and goals;
    • Draft project plans, resource strategies and funding estimates required to advance each assigned project / defined effort;
    • Implement project tasks on a daily basis (may include multiple projects) with regard to time, budget, schedule and quality.  Provide updates and findings to   manager.
    • Facilitate and monitor/track project budgets (project funding and overall budget).
    • Alert   manager of and obtain appropriate authorization for any potential changes to project cost, schedule or performance;
    • Organize, coordinate and facilitate the work of project team(s) and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, includes recommending project stages and assessing business implications for each stage;
    • Monitor progress of assigned projects to track timelines, milestones, deadlines, standards and targets, alerting appropriate   manager / personnel of any obstacles / potential delays to project timelines, targets or success; provide corrective action recommendations;
    • Coordinate activities for   manager-assigned projects that enable goals or objectives to be accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters, escalating concerns to appropriate   manager / personnel;
    • Collaborate with   manager and internal stakeholders to facilitate the tasks and activities of project team(s) and to properly understand related business needs, dependencies on other initiatives, and how best to effectively deploy end products;
    • Work with appropriate   manager / personnel to facilitate resolution of conflicting priorities and requirements, as well as conflicting team positions in order to build consensus among stakeholders and project team members;
    • Issue project status reports on a regular or as requested basis;
    • Maintain consistent communication with project sponsors, performance managers, and stakeholders on the progress of the project compared to the work plan;
    • Collaborate and work with project sponsors and   performance managers to remove obstacles impacting timely project completion;
    • Draft a final project report, including project “ lessons-learned”.
  • Take a pro-active stance on project risk management by:
    • Anticipating and identifying potential areas of risk and obtaining guidance from appropriate   manager or Contracting Officer;
    • Tracking, monitoring and facilitating resolution of issues and risks identified within the projects, as well as compliance related  dependencies; 
    • Maintaining issue, risk, and/or action logs;
    • Developing, drafting and recommending contingency plans to minimize / eliminate risks on an ongoing basis for review and approval / acceptance by appropriate   manager / personnel.
  • Collaborate with the   manager (or assigned designee) to define the frequency and content of status reports from the project team; review and analyze results, troubleshooting concerns or problem areas and provide mitigation options and weighted recommendations.
  • Support and facilitate the following functions:
    • Written and verbal sponsor communication;
    • Project team communications and coordination;
    • Inter-project team communications and coordination;
    • Team meeting and sponsor meeting management.
  • With the review and approval from the   manager, define project success criteria – Key Performance Indicator (KPI) - and disseminate status reports of key deliverables to all involved teams throughout the project life cycle.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • When necessary, manage the successful transition of a project or program of projects to another project manager including any training, documentation, or meeting coordination required to bring the new PM fully up to speed on all critical aspects of the work and introduce them to executive sponsors and key stakeholders.
  • Provide background information, technical input, options and recommendations that facilitate project decision-making. This may include, at management request, arranging, attending and facilitating decision-making sessions/meetings with   management, executives and key stakeholders, including, drafting agendas, answering technical questions, and presenting information, options and recommendations for decision-maker consideration.

Must Have Requirements:
  • Education/Experience:
  • This is a Level 2 position:
    • Bachelor’ s Degree in applicable fields – 5-9 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution, is required.  Applicable fields include a Bachelor’ s in Engineering, Business Administration Organizational Development, Computer Science or other related technical discipline.
    • Bachelor’ s Degree not in applicable fields -- In lieu of a bachelor’ s degree in the required fields, 7-11 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution AND completion of at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields is required: Accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (NOTE: Resume content must validate minimum 24 semester hours in the fields listed to qualify for this position).
    • No degree – 10-13 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution, is required.
  • Responsible for medium-sized projects (typically more than $500K lifecycle cost to $2M lifecycle cost).
    • NOTE: “ Typically” as it refers to project size is determined by an average of the workers assigned projects and also includes the complexity, visibility, sensitivity and risk of the projects within the past year and is not based on a single project funding amount
  • Working knowledge of Telecommunications or Facilities planning, functional and technical specifications and life-cycle management is preferred.
  • PMI or PMP certification is highly desirable.
  • Intermediate level skills with MS SharePoint, Visio and MS Project are required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows operating system, including Microsoft Office Suite 2010. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required.

General Requirements:
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing reflecting a clear, accurate, and courteous style with team members, managers, and executives.
  • Ability to manage timelines, dependencies, project expectations, milestones and resource allocation and management in projects.
  • Ability to write and understand functional and technical specifications.
  • Ability to accurately assess, estimate and forecast project costs.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to work autonomously when given specific assignments.
  • Follow established BPA processes and procedures.
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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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<![CDATA[Operational Project Manager]]> Position Title: Operational Project Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA for 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 the global networking team' s deployments and operations within production sites and experimental technology test beds.

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 supervision
  • Foster a culture of data driven decision making

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Technical field
  • 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
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
  • Minimum 2 years as a business analyst with expertise in multiple requirement analysis techniques/methodologies
  • 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
  • This position will be located in Menlo Park, CA with limited travel 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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<![CDATA[PR Specialist]]> Position Title: PR Specialist

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Kirkland, WA

Minimum Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience working in public relations or communications role
  • 2+ years  PR agency experience
  • Journalism background or equivalent, writing samples required
  • Previous experience in  technology (cloud preferred), channel and B2B media relations
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into easily digestible stories for the media based on coverage area
  • Existing media network with references

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[Virtual Reality Support Engineer]]> Position Title: Virtual Reality Support Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot software issues faced by research scientists, post-doctoral research assistants and research interns
  • Create and modify internal Research software tools that allow teams to turbocharge their research 
  • Analyze, design, develop and debug realtime VR and AR software for advanced prototypes and user experiences 
  • Collaborate in a team environment, working with researchers, hardware engineers and software engineers

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years software programming experience in C++ or C# 
  • 2+ years of experience in a software support role, helping customers troubleshoot issues 
  • Experience with Unity, Unreal or similar game engine technology 
  • Background in 3D math 
  • Experience in MATLAB programming preferred 
  • Experience with Visual Studio preferred 
  • Background with realtime systems, such as games, robotics or autonomous vehicles 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[Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements
  • Work with cross-functional data and products teams and build efficient and scalable data solutions.
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.
  • Design, build, optimize, launch and support new and existing data models and ETL processes in production.
  • Monitor and manage the SLA for all data sets and systems in allocated areas of ownership.
  • Work with data infrastructure and data engineering teams to triage infra issues and drive to resolution.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BE/BTECH/MCA Degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
  • Strong Oracle Agile PLM implementation experience and involved in solution design.
  • Strong knowledge and implementation experience of Agile PG&C module with at least 2 implementations.
  • Technical expertise with Compliance functionality (Internal and external rollups, Customizations, various compliance standards)
  • Experience with PC and PQM Modules implementation with Configurations and functional knowledge.
  • Technical Experience in Agile integrations with external applications such as ERP.
  • Ability to manage various tasks like requirement gathering, analysis, Solution design and implementation.
  • Experience in Java/J2EE, Unix, XML, XSLT, Agile SDK, PX, WSX, Groovy scripting & Event Management, AIS, EC Services, Agile Core Services.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks like coding, system test, an end to end test, production support 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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<![CDATA[User Experience Designer]]> Position Title: User Experience Designer

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

Responsibilities:
  • In charge of designing customer journeys through various brand touchpoints, such as retail, ecommerce, out of the box, and packaging.
  • Analyze business requirements and usability study findings to create customer-focused journey designs
  • Develop conceptual wireframes, high-fidelity mockups
  • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, for review and feedback
  • Development of scenarios, UI flows and other design artefacts as required

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Visio or Omnigraffle, and Dreamweaver
  • At least 5 years of experience as a User Experience Designer / Interaction Designer with a focus on digital and end-to-end experience design
  • Fluent in English, excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
  • Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently
  • Experience designing, guiding, and implementing formal and informal UX features
  • Experience designing mobile web, and/or on-device mobile applications
  • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience is 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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<![CDATA[Network Engineer]]> Position Title: Network Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Work on Optical Long Haul, Metro and Subsea deployment projects.
  • Follow and implement deployment standards
  • Work with Technical Project Managers on roll out of new routes
  • Document dark fiber and optical network as built in internal system
  • Inside Plant Engineering – POP / 3rd Party colo location experience is a plus
  • Experience with Optical vendors Infinera, Ciena and Cisco-Collaborate with sourcing team on vendor relationships and key contract requirements
  • Ability to Manage vendor relationships and key milestones dates for Infrastructure and Equipment Deployment on-time delivery
  • Report on key metrics for Infrastructure products: On-time performance, Vendor performance, Financial monthly and yearly activated services
  • Collaborate across cross-functional teams to synchronize fiber deployment schedule with fiber acceptance

Minimum Requirements:
  • BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
  • Certification or a proven track record in project management techniques and tools (e.g. PMP) 
  • Thorough understanding of optical networks in different applications (LH, Metro, Subsea).
  • Ability to own and drive project implementations with minimum guidance.
  • Field experience in installing and commissioning optical network elements.
  • 5+ years’ experience in network deployment fiber infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge of long-haul terrestrial network design and components and associated industry evolution
  • Experience with engaging vendors on aspects of network design, planning and construction, particularly in the North America market
  • Vendor management experience
  • Experience in relationship building and collaboration within a cross-functional 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 candidates.
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<![CDATA[Lab Engineering - Engg PoCs]]> Position Title: Lab Engineering - Engg PoCs

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

Responsibilities:
  • Build SW prototype for new feature conceptualization
  • Work with R&D to setup & configure experiments/Engg PoCs on storage system infrastructure.
  • Performance tuning, debug & initial data analysis will be part of job
  • 40% - Setup and run lab experiments
  • 30% - Automation and scripting
  • 30% - Data gathering and basic analysis

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S./M.S. or higher degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Basic understanding of HW platforms to enable fast/effective setup, debugging on Linux platforms
  • Good understanding of Linux multi-threaded real-time software environments, user-space drivers, libraries and effective kernel/user space usages
  • Good understanding of SMP Linux environments and areas of performance enhancements
  • Hands on Linux basic sysadmin expertise (rebuild & install kernels, install libraries, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Linux networking (configure IP tables, etc.)
  • Sound knowledge of multi-system architectures, CPU, GPU, SoC & FPGA environments desired
  • Working knowledge of storage & networking protocols such as RDMA, TCP/IP & storage such as iSCSI, NFS, NVMe and/or SAS
  • Strong scripting skills, Python, Shell scripting
  • Ability to quickly develop experiments with rapid reconfiguration & basic data analysis

Preferred Skills:
  • Highly motivated individual with excellent written, verbal & presentation skills
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and project goals. Willing to adapt and delve into polymorphic goals
  • Ability to work and co-ordinate across cross-functional teams & geographies that may involve multinational cultural diversities
  • Attention to detail in all areas of SW developments
  • Abstract thinking, statistics and logical 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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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Market Analyst]]> Position Title: Market Analyst

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

Enterprise customers have never had more options for consuming leading edge technology services to drive their business and answer complex problems. In our highly diverse ecosystem, with a broad range of stakeholders and an ever evolving landscape, how customers are deploying and consuming technology services to drive their business quickly becomes blurred. We are often left to run our business based on historical trends that are informed by tribal knowledge and associated educated judgments. Which means we are seeking creative data scientists with an appetite to answer questions that have evaded our industry; and then identifying what the next questions should be. In the immediate term this role will be focused on preparing novel and complex data sets for both one off and operational ingestion to our growing data lake. As we evolve our increasingly complex queries, we will certainly shine a light on the next data set(s) that we need. We’ re just getting started…

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5-7 years relevant experience in related field.
  • Four year College Degree - relevant field required
  • Expertise designing, implementing, and optimizing data ingest ETL within a big data architecture
  • Experience with SQL and Hadoop
  • Experience with Git or other version control tool
  • Some experience with a data science oriented computer language like R, Python or Julia (advanced skills for efficiency)
  • Advanced Excel skills including functions like vlookup and macro development

Business Acumen:
  • Some experience in large corporations including teamwork, independent workflow management, presentation skills
  • Some level of technical/product acumen including “ what is a server”, what are the components of a server
  • Some experience in a role with transaction processing responsibility: this is because the data cleansing will mostly be transaction record or aggregated transaction data of some kind. Knowing something about how any business transaction is processed from start to end is helpful in making independent decisions about the data – not specific transactions – but any.

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with Tableau or other visualization 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, 06 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[Web Developer]]> Position Title: Web Developer

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

Our client is seeking an Web Developer   who is responsible for front-end development on their External Web Site and Intranet. The developer will work on development, implementation and maintenance of web-based applications. The candidate will work with back-end developers and may communicate with the API using standard methods.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Utilize and Experience with   CSS, HTML and JavaScript.
  • Utilize various libraries, development tools, and APIs.
  • Familiar with WordPress.
  • Familiar with SEO and SEM Set up would be nice to have.
  • Familiar with SQL would be nice to have.
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work with internal customers.

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[R&D Program Manager]]> Position Title: R&D  Program Manager

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

Responsibilities:
  • Manage consumer and medical device programs (NPI process) from concept through high-volume production, including:
    • Develop  plans
    • Coordinate project phases/reviews
    • Track  progress 
    • Regularly reporting
  • Develop clear technical requirements in collaboration with the PM and technical team
  • Actively manage each project with a risk-focus
  • Provide project updates and  issue escalation when necessary
  • Develop  budgets to support projects

Minimum Requirements:
  • BA/BS undergraduate degree
  • 10+ years product development experience
  • 5+ years consumer device manufacturing experience
  • Medical Device  experience is desired
  • Demonstrated experience with MS  Project and other project management tools.
  • Experience with all phases of the product development lifecycle
  • High level of  integrity
  • Excellent 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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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[AWS Data Engineer]]> Position Title: AWS Data Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Design and build facts, dimensions, snapshots, SCDs in Redshift using SnapLogic
  • Create data models and perform performance tuning
  • Develop ETL and implement best practices for ETL development
  • Create ETL pipelines that are highly optimized with very large data sets
  • Work effectively using scrum with multiple team members to deliver analytical solutions to the business functions.
  • Solve issues with data models and come up with solutions

Minimum Requirements:
  • 8+ years of experience with very large scale data warehouse projects
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent is required
  • Experience working with APIs to collect or ingest data.
  • Strong Database knowledge, Redshift preferred
  • Demonstrated academic or professional statistics and math skills
  • Experience wring shell scripts and MySQL stored procedures
  • Ability to create data models, STAR schemas, snowflakes, etc.
  • Write complex SQL for processing raw data, data validation and QA
  • Prior experience working with AWS, S3, Redshift
  • Preferred experience with SnapLogic data integration
  • Prior experience in designing data models with Salesforce, Marketo, or other sales & marketing tools
  • Experience in designing Data Warehouse from various data sources such as Salesforce, adobe analytics
  • Very comfortable in designing facts, dimensions, snapshots, SCDs for Sales, Marketing, etc
  • Communication Skills: Data Engineers are part of a team, working with database administrators, data analysts and management and need to be effective communicators.
  • Attention to Detail: Databases are complex, and a minute error can cause huge problems.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Data Engineers look at an issue that needs to be solved and come up with solutions quickly.
  • Growth Learner:  desire to continue to learn about where the BI industry is going and cloud technology.

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, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Process Engineer]]> Position Title: Process Engineer

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

Our client is an emerging life science tool company focused on the unmet needs of customers in the laboratory automation and liquid handling markets. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, they are uniquely positioned to take advantage of cutting edge technology in order to develop innovative solutions for complex life sciences applications. 

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Process Engineering Manager, works with a cross-discipline group of Development Engineers and Operations personnel to identify and implement design improvements and perform design transfer activities to manufacturing for lab automation instruments. 
  • Determine and implements design changes for mechatronic instruments – multiple axes of motion and function
  • Maintains and generates design and manufacturing documentation (bills of material, assembly instructions, inspection criteria).
  • Negotiates with vendors to ensure parts are made on aggressive time lines and are of the highest quality
  • Gathers design requirements from internal and external customers.
  • Tests and troubleshoots existing systems
  • Participate in Design Control activities, as needed, e.g. Risk Mgmt., Design Reviews
  • Perform as Independent Reviewer for Design Reviews as needed
  • Determine equipment for manufacturing and test
  • Determine and implement manufacturing process controls
  • Perform root cause analysis on Non-conformances and Deviations
  • Uphold and drive operational quality on the manufacturing floor (NCRs, Deviations, Acceptance criteria)
  • Determine manufacturing needs for products (tools, equipment, floor space, etc)
  • Perform process validation (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Comply with company policies for safety, regulatory and quality as applicable (e.g. FDA Part 820, ISO 13845)
  • Perform duties as assigned by management

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, 05 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 Jose, CA

Our client is an emerging life science tool company focused on the unmet needs of customers in the laboratory automation and liquid handling markets. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, they are uniquely positioned to take advantage of cutting edge technology in order to develop innovative solutions for complex life sciences applications. 

We are seeking a skilled Software Engineer to complement their outstanding development team in delivering world class robotic automation systems and products.   You will participate in all phases of the Software Development Cycle including design, implementation, testing and deployment.   You will work closely with a multidisciplinary Engineering team to continuously improve our products and exceed the customers’ expectations.   We expect you to be both technically skilled and self-motivated, with a proven record of excellent performance.   

Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the design, implementation, testing, and deployment of automated robotic systems and related products.
  • Develop key features for new and existing software, firmware, and user interfaces.
  • Communicate ideas, concepts and questions effectively within a multidisciplinary team  

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in a related engineering field or equivalent experience
  • Intermediate or better skills in C++ and C#, WPF, .NET, Visual Studio, SVN and Windows
  • Excellent OOP design and development  
  • Working knowledge of threading, SQL, TCP/IP
  • Flexibility to changing priorities and needs, attention to detail, rapid development pacing

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience using and programming mechanized automation components such as motors, displays, sensors, control systems  
  • Ability to setup requisite software tools and environment
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude 

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, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer II]]> Position Title: Software Engineer II

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

The Security Labs Data Team is responsible for the “ Big Data” infrastructure that acquires, holds, transforms, analyzes, and distributes mission-critical data about current and evolving malware threats.

This team works with Security research and product teams to use our massive repository of security data and a full spectrum of Big Data technologies to combat increasingly sophisticated malware and become part of the heart of our client’ s Security’ s future anti-malware strategy. We are currently seeking a talented individual that can contribute as both a Database Administrator and Engineer to our ongoing database efforts. Candidate will be active in all facets of the team, detail-oriented, data-centric, and enjoy contributing to simplifying complex systems.

The primary focus of this position will be to contribute to and support the various Data Team systems. The ideal candidate will be able to support a critical database and develop solutions for internal customer needs. This position will work to understand the workflow, technology, and business value of key databases/systems. The right candidate will work closely with the architect, developers, program management, distributed development teams, and key stakeholders in an effort to clearly understand what is currently in place, contribute to the end state, and play a role in closing the gaps between the two. They will be expected to collaborate and provide feedback on key objectives and issues. This position will report into the Director of Data Operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensures the uptime of business-critical systems meets acceptable standards
  • Performs database maintenance, including but not limited to the following: patching, upgrades, fixes, performance tuning, index rebuilds, monitoring, user access, security, storage, etc…
  • Contributes to efforts related to validating data recovery, data integrity, data quality, and storage/space requirements
  • Contributes to system audits, capacity planning, defining database security, data backups, data recovery, and issue post-mortems to help drive continuous improvement in practices, processes, and procedures
  • May be asked to support mission-critical production databases, respond to calls for assistance, and performs off-hours troubleshooting
  • May be asked to create/maintain or automate utilities that perform a variety of data related tasks e.g. backups, migrations, one-off data repair/recovery, etc.
  • Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems
  • Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications
  • Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products
  • Works closely with research, product, engineering and data mining teams on requirements, to support database aspects of their data access and management needs
  • Participates in code/design reviews, testing, maintaining, performance tuning, supporting availability, providing scalability, and ensuring recoverability of key databases
  • Active in all phases of system development; planning and analysis, design, development, and testing
  • Develops solutions supported by the Data Team (T-SQL, JavaScript, XML, C#)
  • Investigates and fixes defects; pre and post-release
  • Develops/maintains reusable technical documentation and operational procedures for areas of responsibility
  • Able to perform detailed root cause analysis
  • Follows and contributes to team standards and utilizes industry best practices
  • Will be self-directed in the management of daily operations work, including managing service requests, monitoring capacity, producing metrics, and working with change control

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree, majoring in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, related field/degree, and/or equivalent experience
  • Candidate with 1+ years of relevant DBA experience (MSSQL/Oracle)
  • Experience with the following is a plus: Subversion, Bugzilla, Microsoft Sequel Server, data mining, T-SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, HBase, or DB connection strings
  • Expertise in Programming in database code [T-SQL, PL/SQL, SQL]
  • Scripting expertise in any two languages [Shell Script, PowerShell, Python, Perl]
  • Exposure to Operating System administration [Linux, Windows]
  • Also good to have: some exposure around networking concepts, storage concepts, virtual machines.
  • Experience with the following is a plus: Spark, Kafka, Subversion, Bugzilla, data mining, NoSQL, T-SQL, Cassandra, Cloudera, and DB connection strings
  • Able to support system administrator duties is a plus (build servers, perform upgrades, configure storage, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of the features of the host machine, operating system, and attached storage devices
  • Able to complete performance troubleshooting with applications running on Linux and Windows platforms
  • Excellent communication skills and Effective in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment; able to meet multiple deadlines
  • Highly motivated, results driven self-starter, who takes initiative, has with a willingness to learn, and thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism and to provide direction and insight to others who need assistance with SQL and other database related tasks
  • Demonstrated project and time management talents with a strong results-orientation necessary.
  • Proven success in coordinating technical projects requiring contributions from multiple teams
  • Ability to work directly with data and service consumers to provide support or to elicit project or support requirements
  • Ability to work with highly distributed, high volume production systems
  • Database Performance Tuning, Database Security, Promoting Process Improvement, Problem Solving, Presenting Technical Information, Quality Focus, Database Management, Data Maintenance, Operating Systems, Attention to Detail, Information Security Policies

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, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Program Manager]]> Position Title: Technical Program Manager

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

We are seeking a Technical Program Manager for leading x-functional projects that impact the customer service NPI & operations and the consumer experiences space. The TPM role requires hands-on project management skills, deep technical expertise, and excellent leadership skills. The candidate will be responsible for taking business & functional requirements and defining the system requirements, technical specifications, UAT & integration test plans, driving project schedules from design to release. You will be working & teaming up with UI/US teams, device software teams, application SW development teams across the organization for project execution. 

A successful candidate must be able to:
  • Interact with Project Leads, Product Managers, TPMs, UI/UX teams to define and deliver complex features.
  • Lead the effective and efficient delivery of the large, complex projects.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Create, maintain and disseminate project information to stakeholders.
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: A bachelor' s degree in  CS, A Master’ s  Degree in  CS or related field preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing complex project plans, developing and delivering on project milestones
  • 5+ years’ experience developing technical solutions related to consumer support & experience
  • Proven track record of being able to learn, develop and implement new technologies, ideas and initiatives
  • Knowledge of service-oriented architecture, product development and project management
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in technical program and/or technical project management
  • Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
  • Knowledge and implementation of lean and/or Agile processes
  • Prior experience in customer service & consumer experience are a plus
  • Prior experience in consumer device software, messenger & messenger bots are 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, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst 3 (N-IT)]]> Position Title: Business Systems Analyst 3 (N-IT)

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

This position will provide operational and analytical support for the operational integration of western energy markets, congestion management systems and processes as well as other  transmission and balancing authority related systems and processes that support the reliability of the transmission systems and the success of the company’ s commercial operations program.

Responsibilities:
  • Monitor the operational impacts of commercial activity, including the Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), Network Curtailment tools, Oversupply Management, and Operational Controls for Balancing Reserves on the bulk electric transmission system (BES).
  • Perform After The Fact Reporting for System Operations events including Network Curtailment, Operational Controls for Balancing Reserves (OCBR) and Oversupply Management.
  • Serve as the Primary Point of Contact regarding the EIM data received from the California Independent Systems Operator (CAISO) and ’ s process for supplying EIM data to the CAISO.
  • Verify the systems and processes used by dispatchers to support the commercial operation and congestion management of the BES are performing adequately.  If system issues or processes supporting data requirements are identified, make specific recommendations to the Congestions Management/EIM Team lead to rectify errors. 
  • Assist in the development of detailed functional requirements and use cases to support new or modified capabilities as identified by the Commercial Operations Steering committee, TO management and the Marketing and Sales organization; take targeted objectives and write functional requirements for software and business processes.
  • Review daily reports and investigate apparent anomalies, including but not limited to the EIM.
  • With oversight and approval from the   manager:
    • Participate in the quality assurance of new or revised automation including the development of detailed test plans for user acceptance testing as well system testing. 
    • Design new or improved SSRS (Sequel Server Reporting) reports (tabular/graphic) to allow system and product owners to facilitate visibility and monitoring of the EIM on ’ s Transmission system.
    • Participate in user acceptance testing on new or modified operational systems such as ICRS, and other systems and software supporting the EIM.
    • Perform the pre-deployment security checks including documenting evidence of key non-Energy Management Systems (EMS) operational systems, such as those used for congestion management or supporting ’ s commercial operations.
    • Track results of test plans for new feature development and bug fixes for the Integrated Curtailment and Redispatch System (ICRS) software and supporting systems and software for the newly enabled EIM products; verify requirements support the System Operations Change Management and configuration guidelines as well as NERC/CIP requirements. 
    • Provide support for North American Electric Reliability Corporations Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP) compliance related activities such that ICRS and all supporting systems and software for the EIM products comply with applicable standards and system security plans.
    • Monitor and assist external users of   systems including ICRS and other related software.   
  • Develop and provide recommendations on the implementation of system monitoring tools using SPLUNK software for Network System Operations Center (NSOC) and the ICRS support team to monitor and identify system issues and bugs.
  • Create EIM training materials and manuals for dispatchers and other schedulers, as well as other System Operations personnel.
  • Participate as a key Transmission System Operations team member, assisting   management with developing and implementing systems and processes as required by Commercial Operations Key Strategic Initiative.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Associate’ s degree in Information Technology, Business Systems or directly related technical discipline is desired.  Associate’ s degree in applicable fields may substitute for a portion of the required experience (see below). 
  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Business Systems or directly related technical discipline is preferred. Bachelor’ s degree in applicable fields may substitute for a portion of the required experience (see below).
  • Related Experience – A minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is desired. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business systems analysis and progressively more technical in nature. Associates or Bachelor’ s degrees in applicable fields as listed above may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirements.

Minimum Related Experience:
  • This is a Level 3 position: 12+ years previous work-related experience in business systems analysis is required without a degree  (10+ years’ experience with an applicable associates degree; 8+ years’ experience with an applicable Bachelor’ s Degree).
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); MS Office 2010 proficiency is required.
  • The following experience is highly preferred but not required:
  • Basic understanding of Bulk Electric System (BES) power flow modeling
  • Basic understanding of the dispatch and operation of the BES
  • Flow based congestion management techniques and methodologies
  • BES scheduling mechanisms, timelines, responsibilities, and systems, including the structure of e-Tags and  processing rules
  • The CAISO EIM processes and timing
  • NERC CIP v5 regulations, compliance and monitoring requirements
  • Technical writing including automation requirements, preferably “ use cases”
  • Analysis of time series information
  • Basic statistics experience  (mean, max, min, standard deviation, percentiles, correlation)
  • Forecasting methods and their implementation. 
  • MS SQL Server experience (using and creating views, stored procedures, management of tables, and manipulation of their contents).
  • Intermediate knowledge of Transact SQL.
  • Report development using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and/or Visual Studio and Report Builder
  • System Monitoring and report development using SPLUNK
  • Extracting data from OSIsoft PI systems using Excel and/or ProcessBook
  • Testing and Quality Assurance experience

General Requirements:
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and ability to synthesize complex information
  • Ability to make quick and accurate decisions in a rapidly changing and demanding environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Must be proactive, adept at working with diverse workgroups, cross-functional teams and stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams of analysts, engineers, and managers including senior analysts.
  • Ability to manage among competing priorities, proactively describing for Subject Matter Experts and management, the issues and alternative recommendations.
  • Familiarity with regulated environments and the importance of complying with regulation.
  • Ability to work with attorneys and Compliance organizations in interpreting regulations, standards and guidelines.
  • Ability to present operational performance information to groups internal to   and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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 candidate.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer]]> Position Title: Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • BSME  5-7 years 
  • Pro/E Creo and experience transitioning  a   connected (IOT) product to manufacturing
  • Not new design at this point, sustaining, integration of design changes working with OEMs in China, working with an  IOT product. 
  • Project engagement experience a plus
  • Must be able to travel to China
  • Active passport

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, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical PM 1]]> Position Title: Technical PM 1

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

Responsibilities:
  • Assist Build Program Manager with engineering build activities during new product development-
  • Primary focus is ensuring that the correct material in the correct quantity at the correct rev is available on time to support all program builds.
  • Secondary focus is managing and allocating prototypes units based on Build Allocation Plan.
  • Work with design and component engineers to ensure the quality and completeness of BOMs before and during the build process, keeping pace with rapid cycles of learning in the design
  • Order and track/manage all material from PO through receipt
  • Work closely with suppliers when order adjustments are needed
  • Coordinate ordering of off-the-shelf components with PCB Assembly partners
  • Work closely with electrical engineers, industrial designers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, design verification engineers, component engineers, and program managers to meet program goals
  • Support deviations to the build and the adjustments required to the BOMs to support realignment of the build schedules
  • Provide immediate feedback should material arrival schedules impact build dates
  • Find solutions to material availability issues so that builds occur on schedule
  • Provide program status updates for materials and prototype arrival

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum BS/MS degree in EE, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Program Management strengths must include the ability to direct the work of component and sub-system suppliers to meet overall program objectives
  • Strong communication skills are required, including the ability to clearly express technical concepts in verbal and written forms
  • Must have a working knowledge of electrical components, mechanical components (such as molded plastic and metal parts), sheet metal parts, connectors, cables and adhesives as well as standard documentation associated with mechanical components (2D drawings, 3D CAD)
  • Must have experience in prototype PCBA and box build, high-volume a plus
  • Must work closely with others across functions in a team environment and self-directed when required
  • Must have excellent time management skills and be able to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must be enthusiastic, motivated and self-driven
  • Domestic and international travel may be required

Key Strengths:
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of thriving and making good decisions in a dynamic work environment with sometimes imperfect information.
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Working knowledge of PCBA and System assembly processes
  • Well-versed in a variety of component technologies from electrical to mechanical
  • Experience in PO release and engagement with key component Distributors and Vendors

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, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Data Engineer]]> Position Title: Data Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements
  • Work with cross-functional data and products teams and build efficient and scalable data solutions.
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.
  • Design, build, optimize, launch and support new and existing data models and ETL processes in production.
  • Monitor and manage the SLA for all data sets and systems in allocated areas of ownership.
  • Work with data infrastructure and data engineering teams to triage infra issues and drive to resolution.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
  • 5+ years hands-on experience with Linux and shell scripting
  • 2+ years hands-on experience in MySQL database administration,
  • 2+ implementation and maintenance
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in SQL or similar languages and development
  • 5+ experience in at least one scripting language (Python preferred)
  • Data architecture, data modeling and schema design skills
  • Excellent communication skills and proven experience in leading data driven projects from definition through interpretation and execution
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects with all stakeholders
  • Proactive and preventative solutions mindset a large plus
  • Local candidates only

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, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[C++/GUI Software Engineer]]> Position Title: C++/GUI Software Engineer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • Excellence in C++ application development on windows/x86 platform.
  • Experience in GUI development, with prior experience utilizing the Qt environment a strong plus.
  • Must have current Open GL experience (version 4 or later).
  • Prior experience with GIS and mapping software development.
  • Experience in realizing data-streaming interfaces such as gigabit Ethernet, and real-time manipulation and display of streaming data.
  • Prior experience in developing scientific or engineering instrument applications a strong plus.
  • Winning candidates will be comfortable working in an agile software environment, and developing and refining feature requirements iteratively and in collaboration with other 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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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Validation Technician IV]]> Position Title: Validation Technician IV

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

Responsibilities:
  • Set up and configure Desktop, Mobile and Server platforms & Ethernet devices.
  • Install drivers and software for 10/100/1000MB, 10GB and 40GB wired Ethernet controllers, network interface cards, and network devices for functional evaluation/validation and/or customer reported issue reproduction.
  • Communicate and interact with group/product managers, developers, marketing, and other evaluation engineers and technicians.
  • Run prescribed test procedures, accurately document work performed, and submit timely reports.

Required Skills:
  • Windows 7+ and Windows 2008 Server+, Linux (SLES and/or RHEL), and VMWare ESX Operating System experience including all aspects of setup, config, and network troubleshooting
  • Proven experience building and configuring 1Gigabit and 10Gigabit LAN environments
  • Basic understanding of PC system architecture including both client and server platforms
  • Strong work ethic and team orientation
  • Experience managing and configuring Layer2 and 3 Ethernet Devices
  • Proven technical troubleshooting and problem-solving experience with a passion for learning technologies
  • 3-5 years’ applicable experience

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with Ethernet sniffers and/or protocol analysis
  • Experience with blade server and chassis managed compute environments
  • Test automation/scripting, C/C++ programming, Perl, python, Windows PowerShell
  • Network Performance testing
  • Chariot, Smartbits, IXIA
  • Experience with DOS, uEFI, and Embedded OSes
  • Knowledge of IPMI, vPro out of band manageability technologies
  • Experience or knowledge with NAS, iSCSI, FCoE technologies
  • Experience or knowledge of High Availability computing technologies and RDMA

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, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr. Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting work from home opportunity!

Responsibilities:
  • Work with customers in an R&D fashion to extend  Software offerings
    • Help define and design features to meet specific customer needs
    • Develop these features by enhancing Software
    • Work with existing software team to expand capabilities of features
    • Integrate with network routers, firewalls, modems, radios
  • Demonstrate and explain benefits of  Software to customers
    • Be the technical expert while demonstrating software features
    • Engage in discussions to understand customer problems and how we can help solve them
    • Help customers install and configure  Software
  • Analyze existing customer communication systems and identify areas for integration and efficiency gains
    • Help identify and analyze complex network management problems to see how they can be simplified for operators
    • Evaluate software and hardware in existing systems to understand the functionality
  • Work with small east coast team to support main west coast development team
  • Some travel to military bases and west coast operations is required

Minimum Requirements:
  • US Citizenship required
  • BS Computer Science, System Analyst, or equivalent experience
  • 8 Years software engineering industry experience required
  • Experience with C# and .NET required, WPF desired
  • Experience with basic IP networking concepts required
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity concepts (like PKI) required
  • Experience with U.S. military radio or satellite communications desirable
  • Familiarity with network protocols like SNMP, SSH, and HTTP desirable
  • Be comfortable in front of customers and their technical staff
  • Strong communication/documentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to multi-task and meet project deadlines 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.
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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[SDE 2]]> Position Title: SDE 2

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Ft. Collins, CO

Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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.
  • 2+ years work related experience.
  • Relevant technical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • May need advanced knowledge of programming languages and/or development tools in windows drivers and applications, and moderate level skills in multiple areas scripting using PowerShell.

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, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst 3]]> Position Title: Business Analyst 3

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

The primary focus of this role is to provide expert-level change management, training development and implementation services in support of Real Property Services (TER) Operation Excellence initiatives. The responsibilities of this position will involve designing change management activities, training programs, training project teams and coaching TER stakeholders on change management activities.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide guidance to management at all levels to assist in building leadership/sponsorship capabilities and address change management (CM) initiatives.
  • Serve as an expert in change management processes, provide guidance and recommendations to project and leadership teams on change management
  • Work to facilitate success on project initiatives by assisting   Managers in developing and implementing change plans in the areas of sponsorship, training, communication, guidance, resistance management and change management.
  • Assist management with development and implementation of change plans and strategies through various feedback loops or measurements. 
  • Monitor effectiveness of change plans and strategies and continuously improve to gain maximum benefit. 
  • Alert stakeholders including the appropriate   manager of any risks that may negatively affect the project scope or schedule;
  • Collaborate with other CM Specialists to share best practices, provide assistance on critical needs, and coordinate on Transmission-wide initiatives. 
  • Use Prosci methodology as well as new data sources (as appropriate) to assess change saturation within Transmission Services and make appropriate recommendations to project teams, sponsors and stakeholders.
  • As requested by the   Manager, encourage organizational change across departmental boundaries as needed. 
  • Promote sound change management methodology and serve as a change management resource and subject matter expert to the TER Operation Excellence Project (OpEx) leadership and project teams.
  • Maintain and improve change management toolkits (e.g., deliverables, templates, techniques) that are simple, effective and designed for different audiences.
  • Align change management strategies, plans and tools with ’ s Human Capital Management strategy.
    • Collaborate to create and implement a comprehensive OpEx communication strategy.
    • Assist OpEx project change leads and validate quality deliverables on a wide range of communication mediums and topics.
  • Provide expertise with business process modeling techniques to incorporate new business drivers and roles and responsibilities within a project or Program.
  • As requested by the   Manager, plan and carry out the training project or assignment (delivery) including resolving most problems, coordinating the work with others, interpreting policy in terms of established objectives, determining approach to be taken, and the methods and techniques to be employed, and training the trainers if appropriate. 
  • Develop / draft formats of the training courses and determine the emphasis to be placed upon each segment according to organizational need and standards. Research the necessary information to develop training manuals and materials.  
  • Develop / draft methods to evaluate trainee progress in business process-related training, as well as for continuing education.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Computer Science or a closely- related field is required.
  • This is a Level 3 position: 8+ years work-related experience as a change agent, strategic HR Business Partner or equivalent experience is required.
  • Related Experience - Direct work experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies with a solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with project and change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), (MS Office 2010 proficiency required)
  • Working knowledge of Visio flowcharts is required, sufficient to process flow diagrams for training.
  • Change Management Professional designation is highly desirable.

Knowledge of and skill in the following areas is required:
  • Technical interviewing skills:
    • Possess functional/process interviewing skills in the business environment
    • Possess ability to facilitate groups through process design and requirements gathering sessions
  • Possess analytical skills to analyze data, identify quality assurance/quality control issues, and identify failure or maintenance trends.
  • Demonstrated expertise with logical process modeling concepts sufficient to aid in the documentation and development of business and system requirements
  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical
  • Strong analytical thinking, critical thinking and decision making abilities.
  • Ability to distinguish key interactions and connectives among enterprise server-client technical solutions involving hardware, networks, security and applications
  • Large-scale organizational change efforts
  • Prosci methodology for Change Management

General Requirements:
  • Ability to build credibility and trust among key project stakeholders
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
  • Meet timelines, milestones, deliverables and provide timely (weekly) status updates
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking and Time Management
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Intelligence Engineer]]> Position Title: Business Intelligence Engineer

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

The successful candidate will be responsible for Enterprise Reporting Development starting with gathering and defining the initial requirements working diligently towards development, testing, implementation, and support. The successful candidate must also have the ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical resources. This position will directly obtain and document reporting and analysis needs with business users and then translate those requirements into one or more reusable reports.

Responsibilities:
  • Produce complex ad-hoc queries and reports using T-SQL, SSRS, and Tableau.
  • Design and develop data extracts using SSIS.
  • Gather user requirements and perform business analysis.
  • Data Warehouse development.
  • Develop detailed test conditions and test cases to ensure quality of queries and reports.
  • Research and troubleshoot data questions.
  • Collaborate on problem resolution, team decisions and project planning.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 3+ years T-SQL query writing (MS SQL Server 2012 Enterprise)
  • 3+ years business intelligence tool experience with SSRS, Tableau, SSIS and SSAS
  • 3+ years of data analysis and requirements gathering
  • As a key resource to others you must maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Strong knowledge of Manufacturing business processes
  • Experience working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS)

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, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Engineer]]> Position Title: System Engineer 

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

In this role, your daily work will have a direct impact on our customers and our business. You’ ll be responsible for maintenance of   global production and development systems.

The ideal candidate will have a solid ‘ hands-on’ background in managing Linux systems with experience in tools to automate systems deployment and management tasks.

Responsibilities:
  • Work as a member of a global team managing large 24 x 7 cloud platforms.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of Linux/Unix servers
  • Building tools to automate server provisioning, management and scaling
  • Work closely with development teams, architects and application teams to deliver multiple projects

Minimum Requirements:
  • Technical degree or work experience equivalent
  • Practical experience (education, lab, small business), building and managing large scale Linux/Unix-based systems
  • Strong knowledge of all layers of the TCP/IP stack and common Internet services/protocols such as SMTP, DNS, LDAP, NTP, HTTP.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following: shell scripting, Perl, Java, Python or Ruby highly desirable
  • Experience in automating large-scale deployments with modern software configuration management tools (Chef) is desirable.
  • Ability to perform routine, repetitive tasks accurately
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced, high energy and fun work environment
  • Good verbal & written communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and organizations

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, 30 May 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[Manufacturing Quality Control Technician]]> Position Title: Manufacturing Quality Control Technician

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

In this role, you must be comfortable interfacing with Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Engineering and Inventory/Operations personnel. You will also be expected to write or maintain technical documentation, such as test procedures and other quality control documents.

Responsibilities:
  • Quality control testing of new/repaired systems and printed circuit assemblies
  • Following procedures/checklists and documenting findings
  • Running tests using an automated test harness
  • Documenting hardware and other manufacturing defects
  • Auditing of production floor areas and processes 

Minimum Requirements:
  • 1+ years of High-Tech Manufacturing Testing
  • Quality assurance and quality control methodologies
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Highly Desired:
  • Understanding of basic electronics design and signals
  • Knowledge of internal PC hardware and BIOS
  • Experience with networks and embedded systems
  • Experience with test and measurement equipment
  • Electronics hardware testing
  • Associate degree or equivalent 
  • QA certifications or training
  • ISO 9001/AS9100

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[Security Analyst]]> Position Title: Security Analyst

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

Our client is seeking an Information Security Risk Analyst to focus on the creation of technical documentation in support of our ISO-27001 and NIST 800-53/171 compliance requirements. This includes creating/editing policy documents, process workflows, procedures, conceptual overviews, user guides and work instructions. Additionally, you will focus on performing risk assessments and evaluating security controls.

Responsibilities:
  • Create and update technical security documentation based on specific information security requirements (e.g. ISO-27001, NIST 800-53/171) style guides and standards.
  • Create logical data flow and network diagrams to describe system configuration.  
  • Perform risk assessments to identify and document information security risks into a risk register.
  • Work with system owner on articulating and documenting risk treatment plans.
  • Communicate complex concepts with senior management, technical personnel, and external stakeholders in a concise manner.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Ability to write technical security policy, procedure and standards documents.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’ s or Master’ s degree in computer science, information security, information technology,  or other engineering discipline.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced, demanding environment with competing deadlines and strong attention to detail.

Preferred Skill and Experience:
  • Working knowledge of network security, encryption methods, application development platforms, technologies, security architecture and overall information security concepts.
  • Working understanding of information security risk management and performing information security risk assessments.
  • Familiarity with recognized Information Security governance standards and frameworks such as ISO-27001 and NIST 800-53.

ITAR Requirements:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here.

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, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Material and Process Engineer (Composites)]]> Position Title: Material and Process Engineer (Composites)

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA for a Material and Process Engineer (Composites)  to join their team.

The Composite Material and Process Engineer will provide expertise and leadership in the areas of materials and processing methods of composite parts. Completes investigations of new materials and processes to support business development and remains involved in all composite NPI. Gathers and analyzes data with standard and established tools to report conclusions and implement key metric improvement projects. Establishes and maintains best practices for quality control and aerospace compliance. This position provides the technical drive to take the company’ s reputation in advanced composites to one of world class acknowledgement for innovation and quality.

Responsibilities:

Focused Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead the technical development of production procedures/processes and manage the transition of parts and assemblies from development to production.
  • Lead technical engineering support and guidance for quality, cost, and lead time improvement efforts with Lean and Six Sigma tools to enhance production efficiency and competitive advantage.
  • Lead processes through process audits, quality statistical analysis, safety and process hazard reviews, and ongoing training efforts to production staff.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and improve information feedback systems which keep operations informed of manufacturing trends.
  • Utilize production optimization tools in order to remove waste from the processes and deliver desired throughput.
  • Provide technical support regarding quotations for development, prototyping, tooling, and production.
  • Support customers with product design for manufacturing, engineering standardization, field problem resolution, product integration, lowest cost, and other technical assistance.
  • Support business development efforts to identify components that could be converted to a polymer material and propose process methods to grow advanced manufacturing capabilities.
  • Acts as a backup to Manufacturing Engineering Manager in managing composite M&P problem solving efforts and support effective engineering team collaboration and critical communication.
  • Support R&T to develop and evaluate new materials and processes for the manufacture of composite aerospace parts.
  • Actively seek new knowledge of the engineering profession, the industry, and application of new technologies.
  • Remain up to date on best practice in composite manufacturing and recommend new approaches.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Plastics, Composites, or Polymer Engineering.
  • BS, MS in Mechanical Engineering with extensive experience in plastics will be considered.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in plastics product design, plastics processing, and program management of products made from composites.
  • Experience with thermoset and thermoplastic composite materials and advanced processing methods is a plus.
  • Knowledge of aerospace regulations and specifications is a plus.
  • Proficient in Catia, MS Office and Visio.
  • Some travel

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, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[HW Test Engineer]]> Position Title: HW Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a  HW Test Engineer to develop and execute system level optical testing.

This resource should have extensive  HW test experience with consumer electronics products; with experience testing optical HW a big plus. This position is within a small, highly skilled team of optical development and test engineers working on products at the leading edge of optical design. Team members are cross-trained in all aspects of optical test, so must be willing to think creatively and work diligently to evolve new skills. The ability to communicate well with other team members and pitch in to support overall team goals is crucial.

Responsibilities:
  • Test execution of optical HW test cases with minimal supervision.
  • Motivated, communicates well, and able to work independently with minimal supervision towards defined task milestones within a team environment.
  • Good organizational skills and capable of managing multiple simultaneous tasks effectively.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Familiar with typical lab equipment, including thermal chambers, stepper motors, thermocouples, and lighting controllers.
  • Good writing skills. Capable of performing data analysis,  generate bugs,  and write test reports.
  • Familiarity with optical hardware and optical testing techniques a big plus.
  • Experience with Matlab, C++, scripting programs, statistical analysis, and mechanical aptitude all pluses.
  • Read schematics, soldering skills, assemble basic electrical circuits.

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, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Human Factors Engineer]]> Position Title: Human Factors Engineer

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

The HFE will support usability and validation of  medical devices. Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of human factors/usability experience.

Responsibilities:

Apply knowledge of human performance and human factors techniques to the design and development of products. Utilize theories, principles, and data associated with human performance capabilities and limitations (perceptual, cognitive, motor, bio-mechanical, and anthropometric) and apply this knowledge to the design and evaluation of medical devices.
  • Interact directly with end-users to gather data through usability testing methods as well as other user-centered design research techniques
  • Plan, conduct and/or assist with end user evaluations of prototypes; document results; analyze data; prepare final reports; and present results/recommendations to the project team
  • Plan and conduct final validation of  medical devices; prepare final validation reports
  • Participate in the development of physical mock-ups and interactive prototypes of design concepts
  • Perform work in accordance with established design control procedures and policies
  • Actively participate on product development team to ensure sound human factors principles are considered and implemented
  • Create and communicate project plans, tasks and deliverables and manage time to meet project deadlines.
  • Be a valuable and reliable member of the clinical and human factors team
  • Assist with clinical study or other activities as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
  • 2+ years of work experience conducting usability field research in a variety of mediums (e.g. physical models, computer simulations, high-fidelity prototypes, etc)
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Human Factors Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong oral and written technical communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with multidisciplinary teams that may include other design experts
  • Strong collaboration and influence skill

Highly Desired:
  • Human Factor/Usability experience in medical devices
  • Familiarity with IEC Usability standards and AAMI Human Factors standards
  • Experience with FDA Human Factors Guidance and regulatory requirements for Medical Devices
  • Master’ s Degree in Human Factors Engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership for human factors engineering projects with substantial complexity and scope

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, 26 May 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 Menlo Park, CA

The Software Engineer will code high-volume software, suggest, collect, and synthesize requirements and create effective feature roadmap. This individual will create scalable web applications, create Android or iOS apps and apply expert software development skills to a wide range of ML-related coding projects.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS + 2 years’ experience and MS + 1 year experience in Software
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, PHP, Python.
  • Comfortable with React, on  a daily basis this role will be coding on  stack – React, Graph ql, xdb.
  • Knowledge of SQL preferred.
  • Experience in machine learning, and video coding and streaming 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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Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Audio Signal Processing Engineer]]> Position Title: Audio Signal Processing Engineer

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

The team  is seeking candidates for a contract Software Engineering position in audio and acoustics.  This engineering role is in direct support of the audio research team working on research and implementation of new audio DSP technologies.

Responsibilities:
  • Build a software framework to implement, debug and test new audio techniques 
  • Read, understand and implement established audio DSP techniques from academic papers
  • Work with research scientists, acoustic engineers and research assistants to implement software framework for psychoacoustics user studies
  • Implement audio dsp techniques in the area of spatial audio, adaptive noise cancellation, beamforming and other related problems.    

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s or Master’ s degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, acoustics or equivalent field
  • 3+ years of experience developing software for audio or dsp applications
  • 3+ years of experience in C++ and MATLAB
  • Advanced math skills and experience reading and understanding academic papers about audio, signal processing, data structures, and algorithms are strong pluses
  • Experience in Python or Lua would 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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Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Application Developer]]> Position Title: Application Developer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Work with product managers to drive strategic and tactical initiatives
  • Architect highly available, scalable, and secure systems
  • Build features in their entirety
  • Comply with change management policies to ensure data integrity and system stability
  • Understand performance metrics for business value
  • Build interfaces for complex systems and high-quality tools
  • Passionate about Full stack development and the UI/UX should reflect in your work.

Minimum Requirements:
  • PHP, JavaScript and REACT and complex Full Stack 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, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Wireless Systems Test and Validation engineer]]> Position Title: Wireless Systems Test and Validation engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Design and execute engineering validation test plan to test performance and reliability of a millimeter wave wireless mesh network.
  • Determine millimeter wave RF characteristics and performance in real world network topology.
  • Provide in depth network testing to validate performance of layers 1-3 of the wireless mesh network.
  • Design test plan to encompass component level and end-to-end connectivity testing to ensure wireless mesh network meet the strict performance and reliability requirements of ISP.
  • Comprehensive documentation of results and bugs discovered during engineering validation test plan.
  • Work with SW and HW engineering teams to iterate on hardware and software designs.
  • Work cross-functionally with local engineering, deployment/operations team, and OEM vendors to design, test, and debug validation test plan.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.  
  • Strong experience in leading the design, validation, and certifying of wireless communications devices for deployments in large ISP networks.
  • Strong experience in RF wireless communications design and validation.   Experience should include working with wireless technologies including beamforming, MIMO, and extensively knowledge of the 802.11 PHY and MAC layers.
  • Strong experience with physical layer of wireless networks, wireless telecom interfaces, implementation, and debugging.
  • Experience working with RF system integration and analysis of RF propagation.
  • Experience working with ISP for deployment of new hardware into their network in a first office application trial.
  • Experience working investigating external and internal interference.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking.
  • Solid understanding of working in Linux and Python.
  • Experience working with 802.11AD and 60GHz 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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Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electronics Technician]]> Position Title:  Electronics Technician

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

Responsibilities:
  • Supports and assists in the design, development, production, testing, operation and maintenance of components and equipment.
  • Prepares detailed drawings and layouts and conduct materials testing.
  • Performs equipment maintenance, calibration, mechanical and electrical repairs, adjustments and monitoring of products under development.
  • May test models, write reports, identify problems and suggest solutions.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Experienced with complex instruments, testing equipment and gauges.

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, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Programmer (N-IT)]]> Position Title: Software Programmer III (Specialty: C#.NET Developer)

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

This full-time contract Software Programmer 3 position will work within our client’ s Transmission Technology Software Development organization (TTSD).  The position will interpret design specifications, assist in technical design, code software and follow test and deployment procedures, complying with project documentation requirements and working on a development team using a mix of development methodologies including Agile. This position will support one or more teams as a software developer

Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, test and deploy n-tier C#.Net applications utilizing the .Net 4.0 framework and later.
  • Provide Administration of Windows Server (2008 or newer)
  • Identify or resolve problems in applications at all system tiers (Application, Server, Database, Network)
  • Design, document, and communicate effective technical solutions meeting end-user requirements
  • Analyze, test, and apply changes to the application environment under the prevailing change management procedures and requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with users and technical staff to design streamlined user interfaces
  • Productively integrate with an existing Agile development team
  • Collaborate with software developers, testers and users throughout the System Development Life Cycle.
  • Mentor and assist other team members in C#/.NET application development.
  • Support North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)/Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) compliance by verifying adherence to Standard requirements and documentation measures.
  • Use established NERC CIP cyber-security methods when performing assigned work.
  • Provide emergency and backup support for existing systems and functions.
  • With   manager oversight and approval, when needed, assume the role and responsibilities of a technical lead, which includes the following:
    • Break down technical work into tasks and provide reasonable time estimates for completion
    • Review other developers’ code and provide technical constructive feedback where necessary to verify their code follows   and team coding standards and programming best practices.
    • Communicate status of project development work to project team, users, information system owners and others.
    • Analyze and propose technical designs that satisfy functional and non-functional requirements which also optimize the long-term maintainability of the system.
    • Identify and escalate technical bottlenecks and impediments to the project manager and information system owner.
    • Produce required project technical documentation.

Must Have Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or a directly related technical field is preferred.
  • 7+ years combination of education and/or work experience in software development is required. Each applicable college degree will count towards 2 years of experience.  Note: Equivalent related degrees will only count once.  For example:  A candidate with two Associate degrees in different Computer/Information Technology disciplines, will only be given credit for 2 years of experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience developing with .NET framework and C# is required.
  • 5+ years of this experience using Microsoft technologies is required.

Technical Skill Requirements:
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying the following is required and should be clearly defined in the matrix:
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly become familiar with existing systems and codebases
    • Must have demonstrated expert level .NET programming within an experienced development team
    • Object Oriented C# design principles
    • Database Access (i.e. Entity Framework, NHibernate, ADO.NET)
    • Microsoft Visual Studio IDE
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying the following is highly preferred:
    • Web services and socket-based protocols (i.e. XPATH, XML Schemas, XSLT, WCF, SOAP)
    • Web application development using MVC
    • JavaScript front-end frameworks (i.e. Angular, React, VueJS)
    • Windows application development using WPF
    • Version Control Systems (i.e TFS, Subversion, Git)
    • Dependency Injection techniques
    • Current experience practicing Test Driven Development using test automation frameworks/tools (i.e. NUnit, MSTest, Moq, Rhino Mock, TypeMock)
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying the following is highly desired: 
    • Exposure to other programming languages (i.e. C++, JAVA, Ruby)
    • Database Replication Techniques
    • Windows Cluster Server administration
    • Synchrophasor systems and their algorithms
    • Familiar with governmental processes

Nice to Have:
  • Ability to communicate technical information verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical users.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor reflected in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities
  • Meet timelines, milestones and project expectations and provide timely status updates.
  • Understand and follow established processes and procedures including Change Management, Work Tracking and Time Management.
  • Keep abreast of technology advances, upgrades and patches.
  • Ensure proper identification of self as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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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Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Deployment Project Manager]]> Position Title: Deployment Project Manager

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 in offices. 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  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

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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
  • 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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Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Deployment Project Manager]]> Position Title: Deployment Project Manager

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 in offices. 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  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

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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
  • 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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Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[UI/UX Developer]]> Position Title: UI/UX Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a User Interface Developer with User Experience design skills

Responsibilities:
  • Review current implementations from a usability perspective and provide recommendations and estimations for improvement.
  • Work closely with the PM / Dev teams to ensure a fantastic user experience.
  • Build user interfaces leveraging cutting edge technologies such as Angular2, React, Less/SCSS, HTML5, UWP, etc.
  • Guide the development team with ADA Accessibility rules and guidelines (WCAG 2.0 AA).
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, and screen flows.
  • Ability to produce graphic design artifacts for the user interfaces is a bonus.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, users, and the team to create fantastic user experiences (mostly internal use, some external).
  • Apply company brand (visual and interaction) standards to accommodate new applications.
  • Present and communicate designs and design goals to the team and customers.
  • Validate designs against UX requirements.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 4+ years work related experience with UI and UX development / design.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in an agile / scrum environment.
  • Experience building front-end technologies and frameworks.
  • Ability to work with PM' s, developers, and customers.
  • Broad understanding of interaction design principles and usability.
  • Experience with user-centered design.
  • Experience with responsive / progressive design.
  • Experience with accessibility guidelines.
  • Experience creating and implementing style guides.

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, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[EE - Product Design]]> Position Title: EE - Product Design

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

Responsibilities:
  • Provide primary design input for new and existing products. 
  • This includes product research, evaluation of design options, detailed design and full development of cost effective solutions to a variety of engineering problems or activities. 
  • Lead schematic capture activities, performance simulations, oversee PCBA layout, develop software and troubleshoot electronic hardware.
  • Develop product performance and quality standards. 
  • Test and evaluate designs and competitive products. 
  • Establish product performance baseline and monitor ongoing quality. 
  • Resolve quality issues as required.
  • Troubleshoot production issues as required. 
  • Participate in Material Review Board activities, including component obsolescence and root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Performs duties of tactical project manager and/or project engineer to plan and coordinate all aspects of a variety of design activities from conceptualization to product release as well as responsibility for follow-on cost and quality performance.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering required.
  • 10+ years of device development experience including all phases of the product development lifecycle, including concept, design, vendor & component selection, implementation, verification and validation activities necessary for product commercialization required. 
  • 10+ years of computer based engineering tools experience required.  Prefer experience with Altium, OrCAD/PADS, LTSpice, C/C++ IDEs, Matlab, LabView or equivalent. 
  • 5+ years of analog, digital, firmware/software design experience.  Experienced with 8/16/32-bit microcontrollers.
  • Strong ability to specify, design and manage layout of cost effective, highly reliable PCB assemblies and associated documentation (BOM, component specifications, etc.) for off-shore mass production.   Travel may be required (5 - 15%)
  • Ability to lead software development including architecture definition, code development, test compliance, revision control and release to production. Solid C language embedded programming skills.
  • Excellent lab troubleshooting skills and ability to rework SMT assemblies without assistance.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects with aggressive schedules and bring them to completion in a timely manner.
  • Strong track record for managing engineering details while clearly communicating status to non-technical staff.
  • Well-developed communication and influencing 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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Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software/Test Development Engineer]]> Position Title: Software/Test Development Engineer

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

The Software/Test Development Engineer will be responsible for developing test applications and tools as part of our Enterprise-class SSD Test environment. Primary focus will be on developing our system Interoperability infrastructure, which requires knowledge of storage systems (e.g., servers, Flash-arrays, SAN, etc.) and protocols (SAS, NVMe, SATA). This person will also be responsible for integration of the test applications/tools into the automated test environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop Python (some C/C++) code to interact with SAS/NVMe SSD storage devices and systems.
  • Utilize industry-standard test tools (Iometer, FIO, Vdbench, Medusa, sg_utils, etc.) to create complex Interoperability tests.
  • Develop data parsing libraries to extract database attributes from test log files.
  • Develop proper Python wrapper of test tools’ API to interface with automation system and industry-standard peripheral devices (e.g., IP-based power strips, debugger, analyzers, etc.).
  • Evaluate quality of test cases and improve test coverage.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS or MS of computer engineering or computer science
  • 10+ years’ experience in developing applications in Windows and Linux operating systems
  • 3+ years’ experience in developing applications with Python language
  • Experience in developing object oriented applications on Windows or Linux
  • Strong desire for experience in testing or developing test tools/applications for storage systems
  • Strong desire for knowledge in storage device interface protocols (SAS, SATA or NVMe)

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, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Physical Design Engineer]]> Position Title: Physical Design Engineer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years of industry experience in physical design implementation (placement, CTS, routing, STA, DFM) in advance technologies. Candidate will be running block level or top level place and route flow in using internal flow.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in IC Compiler 1 is must.
  • Needs to be familiar with all aspects of ASIC integration including floorplanning, clock and power distribution, global signal planning, I/O planning and hard IP integration
  • Must have good debugging skills with Synopsys place and route tools.
  • STA tool and timing closure methodologies Power grid, clock tree, and low-power reduction implementation methods
  • Signal integrity and timing closure issues such as OCV/AOCV/Statistical Timing Physical Verification,
  • IR drop analysis
  • Formal Verification is optional
  • Scripting skills are must (Tcl, perl)
  • Strong 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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Tue, 23 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

The team is about creating beautiful devices and great software that works flawlessly. Creating and managing SW to match the great HW is essential to our business to ensure our customer’ s satisfaction. As the product line grows, our client is in need of strong test talents in FW/SW testing to capture our increasingly customer-focused validations.

A successful candidate is a strong tester with:
  • Experience in hardware and software testing using manual and automated testing.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to clearly express technical concepts in verbal and written forms, and to develop and follow test documentation such as plans, procedures and reports
  •   Basic skills using multimeters and scopes a plus.
  • Good problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in hardware and FW testing a plus.
  • Strong customer focus.

Responsibilities:
  • Work within a group to execute test and validation plans to ensure that products and software are up to performance standards and meet release criteria
  • Execute manual and automated test cases and report on the test results.
  • Install OS’ s, Drivers, BIOS and FW and manipulate system configurations and settings.
  • Aid in resolving system bugs including identifying, debugging and documenting them within the internal bug tracking system.

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 6mths -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 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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Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Wireless Protocol Firmware Engineer]]> Position Title: Wireless Protocol Firmware Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Design, code, maintain, test and document the link-layer protocol for the Satellite Communications Network.
  • Collaborate with the MAC protocol design team for protocol development.
  • Work with the PHY and Network teams to seamlessly integrate the link-layer within the Network stack
  • Integrate the link-layer with simulation infrastructure.
  • Participate in architecture, design and code reviews and provide peer feedback.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in CS, CE, EE or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on embedded C/C++ software development for communications protocols.
  • 2+ years of work experience in any of the L2, L3 protocol stack layers in broadband access technologies such as: WiFi, UMTS, LTE or satellite broadband.
  • 2+ years of experience with embedded Linux software development.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Master’ s Degree in CS, CE, EE or related field
  • Experience in Multithread/Multicore programming.
  • Experience with systems integration and testing methodologies.
  • Experience with current software development processes and tools including Agile, TDD, BDD, CI, Git.
  • Experience in Hardware/software integration like DMA, MMIO, etc.
  • Experience with JTAG, SWD debugging.
  • Experience in modeling and validating MAC protocols using simulation tools like NS3, OPNET or other.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting and tuning of component hardware, software, networking and communications protocol problems.
  • Understanding of network layer components such as IPv4, IPv6, Mobile IP, routing, forwarding, etc.
  • Proficiency with network monitoring protocols and tools such as SNMP, RMON, Wireshark, Ethereal.
  • Industry technical certifications a plus.
  • Scripting ability with Python or similar.
  • Experience with modern encryption and decryption methods and their implementation.
  • Experience in development of very high performance SW with minimum delay and limited response time.
  • Able to consistently contribute effort, leadership, and creative thinking to solving complex and significant problems in a collaborative fashion.
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to work concurrently on multiple complex and sometimes ambiguous problems.
  • Able to communicate complex concepts, problems and solutions clearly and effectively to all levels within the organization.

Additional Requirements:
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as 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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Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Test Engineer 2]]> Position Title: Software Test Engineer 2

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

Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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++.
  • 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 product is desired.
  • Demonstrated ownership of multiple  sub-systems and/or a complete simple product   and/or experience launching multiple moderately complex to 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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Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[HW Test Engineer 1]]> Position Title: HW Test Engineer 1

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

Responsibilities:
  • Support the team in the verification of electrical, mechanical and thermal design for biometrics. 
  • Activities include electrical testing to verify signal integrity and power, functional & stress testing to verify mechanical compatibility, and thermal testing to verify performance across the range of operating
  • temperatures.
  • The successful candidate will be able to execute tests with little to no supervision, perform some analysis of the collected data and present results vs test specifications and plot test parameter distribution across the units measured.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS, MS or PhD in EE required and/or 5-10 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals.
  • Knowledge and experience with standard lab equipment including oscilloscopes, DMMs, data loggers, thermocouples
  • Knowledge of Excel for recording data and generating reports
  • Demonstrates strong design and/or test skills.
  • Demonstrates managing through ambiguity, and technical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently to achieve goal-based results and attention to detail to assure high quality of test execution
  • Excellent interpersonal,  verbal and written communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience in the development of high-volume consumer electronic products.
  • Experience with camera test equipment
  • Knowledge and experience with digital cameras and digital photography  
  • Knowledge of image quality metrics and testing procedures
  • Programming experience with C/C++ and shell scripts
  • Familiarity with serial data busses such I2C, I2S, and SPI

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, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr Java Engineer]]> Position Title: Sr Java Engineer

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

Technology Experience:
  • Java developer 6+ years’ experience (minimum Engineer 3, Sr. Engineer preferred)
  • Java 8 (Stream processing, 
  • Spring framework (especially Spring Boot)
  • RESTful web services
  • AWS service (i.e., EC2, S3, Elastic Beanstalk, SNS, DynamoDB, IAM, Lambda, etc.)
  • CI/CD (e.g., GoCD, Jenkins, Concourse, etc.)
  • Docker containers
  • Dependency Management (maven, gradle, etc.)

Testing:
  • TDD (preferred)
  • Unit (junit) and integration testing (i.e., Wiremock, Cucumber, mockito)

Process & Soft Skills:
  • Agile delivery
  • Great communication & collaboration skills 
  • Great team player
  • Ability to mentor junior developers

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, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Position Title: Project Manager

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

Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in MIS, computer science, or related field
  • 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 Qualifications:
  • Having worked in datacenter 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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Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Backend Engineer]]> Position Title: Backend Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, document, test, and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for market sale or large-scale proprietary software for internal use.
  • Serve as technical expert on development projects.
  • Participate in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design.
  • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements.
  • Support, maintain, and document software functionality. Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation.
  • Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise programs as needed.
  • Participate in software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
  • Consult with end user to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.
  • Recognized as expert in field, knowledgeable of emerging trends and industry practices.
  • Conducts the most complex and vital work critical to the organization.
  • Works without supervision with complete latitude for independent judgment.
  • May mentor less experienced peers and display leadership as needed.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or related field) or 10-15 years of related work experience. Minimum of 10 years of experience with object-oriented application development in a Java environment. 
  • Design, develop and support eCommerce projects throughout all phases of the software development life cycle 
  • Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes 
  • Work with engineers and other cross functional teams like Product Management, Project Management, Release Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations teams etc. to develop innovative solutions that meet eCommerce market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles 
  • Lead eCommerce product initiatives, recommend improvements, mentor and guide junior team members 
  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them 
  • Find and help fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment 
  • Support site rollouts and be available to resolve site issues 
  • Develop industry and product technical expertise 

Preferred Skills: 
  • Experience with Search Engine Solr/Elastic Search 
  • Experience in cloud technologies

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[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[Developer Operations/Software Build and Deployment Engineer]]> Position Title: Developer Operations/Software Build and Deployment Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • The main duties are building, configuring, and maintaining software releases and components in a distributed computing environment (primarily Linux based clusters).
  • Work activities include: creation and execution of automated software build and deployment scripts, deploying software releases across multiple clusters, creating monitoring tools for a distributed computing environment, configuration management, and building a continuous integration environment for several development teams.

Must Haves:
  • Must have experience in software build/release/deployment automation, cloud orchestration, software configuration management, and continuous integration practices.
  • Specific technology experience desired: Overall 7 - 10 years’ experience
  • 3 to 5 years’ development experience with Linux such as CentOS
  • Experience with Docker or other OS level virtualization software
  • 2+ years’ experience with automated release and deployment tools such as Ansible
  • 1-2 years’ development experience with Python.
  • Experience with Kubernetes is required.
  • Familiarity with OpenStack, Scala, and CouchBase are preferred.
  • Must have 4-year degree in related field or CS, IT, Engineer, 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, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst 2]]> Position Title: Business Systems Analyst 2

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Vancouver, WA. This full-time, contract Business Systems Analyst position is in the Transmission (T) Commercial System Production Support (TSRS) group. TSRS provides sound process management, decision support and data stewardship practices in managing the business processes, information, and tools that are necessary to conduct transmission commercial business effectively, including the administration and maintenance support of the commercial business systems. This position will perform analysis of business issues, provide recommendations for possible solutions, assist management by working with stakeholders to facilitate decision making and define requirements for program or project development, verifying that business needs are being met. This position is in Vancouver, Washington.

Responsibilities:
  • Prepare documentation for project development efforts (including use cases, requirements, test plans, process maps and desk procedures), working closely with development team and business teams to confirm successful implementation. 
  • Support problem resolution, defect correction and testing efforts to encourage accurate business system operations, and support operational business units, customers and clients with issue analysis, development of desk procedures and training.
  • Provide analysis, design, and implementation support for commercial business systems and processes for Transmission Services.
  • Analyze data and provide solutions or recommend alternative methods of conducting business to management for review and approval.
  • Assist management in developing use cases and process diagrams to model new or changed functionality.
  • Assist management in developing business and functional requirements and specifications for new commercial business system functionality.
  • Coordinate & test commercial business system software releases.
  • Conduct research into reported systems and process errors, striving to verify, define and document the issue.
  • Develop and execute management approved test plans to verify accurate function of software tools and business processes.
  • Develop and execute management approved functional, user and regression tests to verify accurate function of software tools and business processes.
  • With final review and approval from management, develop and execute communication plans to keep management, clients, and customers informed of business and process changes.
  • Provide technical support to internal & external Transmission Services commercial business customers; communicate, follow up, and facilitate responses to customer questions/issues and coordinate with other organizations and customers as needed or requested by management.
  • As requested by the Manager, develop and facilitate presentations for internal staff and provide external customer workshops to communicate Transmission Services commercial systems & processes. All presentation and workshop materials and content must be reviewed and approved by Manager or other federal staff.
  • Assist Management in developing and supporting structured management of business support documents and artifacts which include training documentation, test plans, desk procedures, system requirements, etc.
  • Participate in industry and regulatory forums to provide input from a Transmission Services interests and concerns point of view as well as keeping informed of pending issues

Position Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Information Technology, Business Systems, Business, Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline is desirable (Bachelor’ s degree in appropriate discipline can substitute for 4 years related experience – see below).
  • This is a Level 2 position: 9-11 years of experience is required without a degree (5-7 years with an applicable Bachelor’ s degree). Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business analysis and progressively more technical in nature.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); MS Office 2010 proficiency is 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, 17 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[Software Development Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Development Engineer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Demonstrated Scala expertise
  • Java experience is a big plus
  • Demonstrated Spark application expertise
  • AWS/EMR expertise
  • Kafka experience is 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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Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Director of IT]]> Position Title: Director of IT

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • 10+ years’ experience in the IT field with demonstrated technical and professional development
  • 5+ years’ leading IT teams and providing technology leadership
  • Large enterprise wide datacenter operations experience
  • Datacenter design and installation
  • Experience developing and managing a budget, and negotiating with vendors
  • Deep understanding of modern computing technology, systems and network architecture, information security, and cloud-based services
  • Ability to build strong rapport and relationships with customers and gain in-depth understanding of customers’ problems and needs
  • Create and sustain high level relationships with vendors, providers, and contractors
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment 
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies quickly to a high level of proficiency  

Preferred Experience:
  • Previous experience working for a cloud SaaS company
  • Previous experience working in a startup environment
  • Proven track-record of managing complex technical projects 
  • Detail Oriented  and customer focused
  • Adaptability and desire to contribute to company growth  
  • 5+ years’ experience in direct support of IT Technical Infrastructure components at multiple sites 
  • Previous  experience with 24 X 7 support

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[Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for an exceptional Mechanical Design Engineer  who can work in an integrated product team environment focused on transitioning research oriented antenna projects to structured engineering designs ready for manufacturing with full documentation and engineering specific configuration management traceability.

Skills:
  • Strong understanding of mechanical design principles including mechanical fastening, structural bonding, and electronics packaging.
  • Strong understanding of thermal, shock, vibration, and humidity analysis of mechanical parts.
  • 3D Solid Modeling of machined and/or plastic injection molded parts
  • Familiarity with RF and microwave design principles & materials including waveguide design & packaging of RF components
  • Part and assembly modeling & detailing
  • Drawing creation for parts and assemblies including GD&T
  • Familiarity with printed circuit board design, materials, and processes
  • Familiar with engineering configuration management processes & tools, BOM, ECN, ECO, etc.
  • Familiar with structural finite element analysis
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment including outside vendor communication
  • Able to manage time effectively in a multitasking environment
  • Strong nature and experience in communicating and crossing over groups real time for clarification and alignment in a fast paced environment (using all media)

Training:
  • 5+ years of technical knowledge related to 3D CAD design & simulation tools.  Solidworks preferred.
  • ASME Y14.5 - 2009 Standard for GD&T
  • Ability to communicate information using standard Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, Office, Power Point, Project and Visio.
  • Ability to use company-wide tools and systems to execute the key duties and responsibilities of the job.

Experience:
  • Experience: Minimum of 6 years’ experience in mechanical design.
  • Additional experience in Automotive, RF & Microwave industry is highly desirable. 

Education:
  • Education: BS Mechanical Engineering or greater

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[Devops Infrastructure Engineer]]> Position Title: Devops Infrastructure Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Server maintenance - applying patches, working with security on implementing any requirements, re-indexing, license administration (see below for list of servers)
  • User Administration     
  • New user account setup (per process laid out by B8 team)  
  • Managing account privileges    
  • Monthly user audit    
  • Primary contact for B8 engineering team on tools-related issues   
  • Scripting help    
  • Create scripts/plugin to integrate JIRA/Tasks

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/MS Computer Science/Engineering
  • Bash, AWS, Server administration, LINUX/UNIX, Atlassian tools (JIRA/Confluence) administration, GIT/Gerrit administration

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[Power Systems Engineer (Analysis)]]> Position Title: Power Systems Engineer (Analysis)

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

Responsibilities:
  • Model system components including motors, solar cells, and batteries, predicting performance as a function of environmental conditions, power, aging, manufacturing variability
  • Perform and support trade studies on aircraft power system designs, to assist decision making and design.
  • Convert subsystem requirements into specific analysis projects and tests
  • Analyze test data and communicate results. Feed results back into models.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Master' s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science
  • Candidates should be able to show examples of the following in their resume:
  • 5+ years in industry working on multi-disciplinary modelling or analysis projects. Aerospace experience preferred
  • Experience cascading system requirements to subsystem and component level, and verifying their successful completion
  • Hands-on experience with new product development
  • Must have demonstrated analysis skills for physics problems as applied to power systems (e.g. electrical, solar, battery)
  • Must have demonstrated excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Experience with modelling tools (e.g. python or MATLAB)
  • Candidates local to the Bay Area only please

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, 16 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[Sr. Linux Administrator]]> Position Title: Sr. Linux Administrator

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

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the overall health, performance, and capacity of a High Performance Computing environment that generates and analyzes petabytes of data
  • Provide hands on break/fix of the server, network, storage, and monitoring infrastructure
  • Identify areas for automation, and create tools to reduce the complexity of the environment and/or reduce operational workload
  • Partner and collaborate with engineers to grow and tune the infrastructure in support of a custom media application
  • Foster and maintain cross functional relationships with both technical and non-technical teams with a focus on data driven decision making
  • Effectively communicate timelines, service dependencies, resource constraints, and progress with key stakeholders in a timely manner

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience managing, performance tuning, and troubleshooting
  • 5+ Linux systems
  • 5+ years of experience with core infrastructure services (DNS, DHCP,
  • 5+ TCP/IP networking, and configuration management such as puppet, chef
  • 5+ or ansible)
  • 3+ years supporting server hardware at the physical level including
  • 3+ diagnostics, component replacements and tuning
  • 3+ years of experience designing, managing, and implementing high
  • 3+ performance NAS systems such Isilon or Gluster
  • Experience troubleshooting skills that span all layers of the infrastructure (systems, storage, network)
  • Preferred: Experience with video capture, IP cameras, media processing workflows and automation, and large scale data management

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, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Linux Administrator]]> Position Title: Sr. Linux Administrator

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

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the overall health, performance, and capacity of a High Performance Computing environment that generates and analyzes petabytes of data
  • Provide hands on break/fix of the server, network, storage, and monitoring infrastructure Identify areas for automation, and create tools to reduce the complexity of the environment and/or reduce operational workload
  • Partner and collaborate with engineers to grow and tune the infrastructure in support of a custom media application
  • Foster and maintain cross functional relationships with both technical and non-technical teams with a focus on data driven decision making
  • Effectively communicate timelines, service dependencies, resource constraints, and progress with key stakeholders in a timely manner

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience managing, performance tuning, and troubleshooting
  • 5+ Linux systems
  • 5+ years of experience with core infrastructure services (DNS, DHCP,
  • 5+ TCP/IP networking, and configuration management such as puppet, chef
  • 5+ or ansible)
  • 3+ years supporting server hardware at the physical level including
  • 3+ diagnostics, component replacements and tuning
  • 3+ years of experience designing, managing, and implementing high
  • 3+ performance NAS systems such Isilon or Gluster
  • Experience troubleshooting skills that span all layers of the infrastructure (systems, storage, network)
  • Preferred: Experience with video capture, IP cameras, media processing workflows and automation, and large scale data management

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, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[IT Project Manager]]> Position Title: IT Project Manager

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

We are  seeking a strong IT Project Manager to manage IT projects. We are looking for people that are self-starters – project drivers. The person in this position will take control of multiple IT projects and be responsible for driving the projects to a successful conclusion. This person will be responsible for working with stakeholders to define the projects, schedule them, align the resources, and then drive the projects to successful conclusion. This person will need to track and status projects, define and implement risk mitigation plans, find, and remove project obstacles. This is a fast paced, multi-tasking, dynamic work environment with high degrees of autonomy and accountability.

The scope includes project managing various IT projects that fall primarily in infrastructure design and deployment (e.g. client/server roll out and upgrade, logging implementation, vulnerability scanning).  This not only includes the design, deployment of these technology solutions, but also the definition/documentation and implementation of ongoing support processes and procedures to assure the viability of these technology implementations. We are seeking to resource this on a staff augmentation basis without discrete deliverables. We have a set of projects that we need this resource to work on as an extension of our existing IT teams. This position will report to the Information Security Manager or the IT Infrastructure Management Team.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in information technology or another technical discipline.
  • 4+ years demonstrated working experience in Information Technology, Information Security or IT Audit Highly organized project manager that can effectively execute on multiple complex projects at a time.
  • Capable of task decomposition and scheduling
  • Able to perform resource allocation
  • Project forward scheduling, estimating “ earned value”, ability to predict if the project is on schedule/track
  • Risk awareness and mitigation planning
  • Ability to coach/manage others and leverage escalation paths when necessary
  • Strong technical writing and documentation skills. The candidates must have the ability to articulate requirements to engineering and non-engineering stakeholders.
  • Define the methods and approaches that the company will use to meet/comply with the IT compliance requirements
  • Deliver the changes/implementations that deliver the capabilities to meet the IT compliance requirements
  • Own alignment with government, customer, and internal stakeholders to execute projects.
  • Read out regularly to management the current status of projects, including project risks and strategies to mitigate those risks.
  • Lead and drive meetings between different security technical teams, set clear expectations about responsibilities, communicate with stakeholders, hold stakeholders accountable, and measure delivery.

Highly Desired:
  • Experience performing project management for very large and complex technical IT projects.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years of industry experience in IT project management
  • Experience working with engineering and non-engineering teams and other cross-functional stakeholders in both engineering and non-engineering teams.
  • NIST 800-53 experience 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, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer - Motors and Propulsion]]> Position Title: Electrical Engineer - Motors and Propulsion

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

Seeking  an electrical engineer contractor to assist with design of highly efficient, light weight motors and motor controllers to enable high altitude, long-duration solar powered flight for its UAV. This is a key role responsible for a critical subsystem.

Responsibilities:
  • Specify, design and develop key propulsion components of the Aquila HALE UAV, from motor to motor controller, with the goals of minimizing weight and maximizing efficiency.
  • Collaborate with internal teams on requirements specification, fabrication, testing and system engineering
  • Manage external supplier projects
  • Write, develop, and maintain interface control documents for vendor software and communications; Support firmware and microcontroller code for motor controllers.
  • Optimize thermal design of motor and motor controller design for minimum weight
  • Simulate and test performance of propulsion subsystem.

Minimum Requirements:

Skills: Candidates should be able to show examples of the following in their resume:
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience designing developing highly efficient, power dense electrical motors.
  • Experience with motor controller development for high efficiency, and firmware communications
  • Demonstrated vendor management experience
  • Experience in aerospace (propeller integration, high altitude environments) highly desirable
  • Some practical interdisciplinary understanding of physics, mechanical engineering, thermal engineering, and aerodynamics
  • Proficiency in hands-on rapid prototype development and iteration
  • Clear communication style, both verbal and written
  • Education: Bachelor' s degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics

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, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Power Systems Test Engineer]]> Position Title: Power Systems Test Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Test Unmanned Aerial Vehicle power systems equipment, including energy storage (batteries), motors, solar panels, and power control systems.
  • Write test procedures; set up and execute tests; process data; and write reports.
  • Ensure test lab procedures are followed, and maintain structured, organized documentation. These tasks will be conducted both independently and in collaboration with design engineers.
  • Stand up Power Systems Lab including electrical equipment, lab furniture, and safety equipment.
  • Document working procedures as needed.
  • Maintain Power Systems Lab, including maintaining supplies and inventory, ensuring safety procedures are properly followed, and working with Facilities team
  • Solve equipment issues (software, mechanical, electrical).
  • Write and maintain test scripts
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external suppliers in the development, integration and testing of power system components and systems for internet-providing UAV.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelor' s or Master' s degree in electrical or computer engineering
  • Candidates should be able to show examples of the following in their resume:
    • Must have 5+ years testing power components, subsystems, and systems > 1 kW (especially batteries, motors, solar panels, and/or power control systems). 
    • Experience with the safe testing and use of high-voltage electrical equipment.
    • Detail-oriented, with effective approach to problem solving  technical issues 
    • Experience with statistical tools preferred
    • Lab software including automation and data processing tools (LabVIEW, MATLAB, Python, etc.)
    • Experience with setting up a lab (both equipment and procedures), ideally in a fast-paced or startup environment
  • Clear communication style, both verbal and written
  • Candidates local to the Bay Area only please

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, 16 May 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

The Wireless Protocol Test Engineer is responsible for:
  • Creating  Protocol  test scenarios (UMTS+LTE)  across all the  procedure  that comply to 3GPP and Carrier requirements
  • Able to identify the KPIs that make sense for product to define best user experience and figure out methods to measure the KPIs
  • Identifying critical scenarios  that impact user experience on cellular services, map such scenarios to modem procedure, design the test cases on network simulators test and optimize the modem or OS platform
  • Debug latencies in various layers in protocol stack, Hardware interface (such as USB/PCIe) that could impact power and performance
  • Identifying  the  KPIs that will impact the power and performance and define test methods to uncover the issues. 
  • Define details test plans and approach for testing, developing test tools to achieve the same.
  • Windows User mode and kernel mode driver knowledge for networking devices (Wi-Fi, LTE)
  • Plan the test approach and scope, write test cases, execute test cases, record and manage defects
  • Communicate issues with greater detail and help development teams to easily understand fix issues faster or assess the level of risk

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Cellular protocol stack testing (WCDMA and LTE), preferably on Windows OS
  • Hands-on experience and Expert knowledge of 3GPP (UMTS & LTE) Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocol and call processing, testing and creating test cases using equipment such as Anritsu 8475, CMW 500, Keysight PXT/UXM    performance and conformance systems and conformance equipment.
  • Good knowledge on the 3G/4G protocol debugging tools    debug lab and field issues on connectivity, data throughout           
  • Ability to reproduce the field problems by creating  simulated test cases on the any of the above test equipment
  • Working knowledge of Windows UMDF/KMDF Drivers for Modems preferably USB based modem over MBIM Protocol, NDIS mini port drivers
  • Hands-on Experience in executing and debugging carrier test cases such as AT&T, Verizon across various specifications.
  • Automation level coding experience in C# and power shell scripting
  • Good understanding of the Mobile Operators requirements and approval process.
  • Self-motivation to learn new features and technologies and deliver high quality results.

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, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager - Operations]]> Position Title: Project Manager - Operations

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

Responsibilities:
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.
  • Develop and manage project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Ensure there is sound communication between various groups and projects.
  • Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program.
  • Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Interface with engineering teams and business owners for project requirements and scope.
  • Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and prioritize resources in areas that will deliver the greatest impact.
  • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
  • Bachelor’ s degree in MIS, computer science, or related field
  • 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 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
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
  • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles

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, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[JIRA Administrator]]> Position Title: JIRA Administrator

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experience Software Developer to join their team on a contract with strong possibilities of extension/conversion.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree or higher in Computer Science or related technical field (or equivalent experience)
  • 5 years of Development/Support experience with Atlassian applications – JIRA and Confluence
  • Proficiency with Java/Groovy and/or C#
  • Experience with designing, building, and implementing APIs using REST/SOAP and/or JSON
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint (desired, but not required)
  • Experience working in an Agile (SDLC) environment
  • Comfortable operating in a Windows 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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Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Verification Engineer]]> Position Title: Verification Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Mountain View, CA   for a UVM Verification Engineer to join their team.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years solid ASIC verification experience (not design & verification, but strictly verification)
  • 2+ years of solid UVM experience
  • 2+ years C/C++ coding experience
  • 2+ years of scripting (perl/python)
  • Highly motivated
  • Preferred: Worked on Image or Display signal processing designs
  • Preferred: SVA (System Verilog Assertions) 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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Thu, 11 May 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.

Qualifications / 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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Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Backend Developer]]> Position Title: Backend Developer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5-8 years of experience in backend software development (full stack would be nice to have), 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
  • Experience with developing RESTful Java Web Services / Micro Services
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems
  • 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.
  • Strong attention to details

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience working with GIT, Maven or Gradle, Cloud Foundry, Web Services
  • Ability write unit tests (TDD practices) for backend and frontend services
  • Experience with API and micro services development with exposure to using a 12-factor apps
  • Exposure to building scalable, stateless, resilient & highly available applications and services like AWS, Azure, App Engine, Heroku, etc.
  • Good to have Experience on Security Concepts, JCE and PKI

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[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[Physical Design]]> Position Title: Physical Design

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Mountain View, CA for a Physical Design Expert experienced with DC-Topo to experiment different options to optimize for power and performance. 

Responsibilities:
  • Perform synthesis, place and route, and timing closure.
  • Be able to make tradeoff on different floorplanning options to achieve designed targets.
  • Also, perform some SPICE simulation work to help with PD timing closure methodology.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Synopsys DC Ultra for topographical flow is required. 
  • Expert in the tool to quickly setup/optimize the flow to achieve best QoR and correlation with P&R.
  • TCL/Perl scripting and experience with chip level constraints are a must.
  • Tessent DFT flow synthesis experience is highly desired
  • Synopsys ICC is highly desired
  • Timing closure is highly desired
  • SPICE simulation experience 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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Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electromechanical Techs]]> Position Title: Electromechanical Techs

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

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assembling, and finalizing products with manufacturing supervisory direction and following written assembly/test procedures.
  • Builds electro-mechanical assemblies by following manufacturing instructions
  • Performs product functional tests to ensure product meets all requirements
  • Maintains production build records
  • Comply with company policies for safety, regulatory and quality as applicable
  • Perform duties as assigned by management

Minimum Requirements:
  • At least 2 years’ expertise in a box build manufacturing environment
  • Skilled at electro— mechanical assembly with minimal instruction
  • Demonstrated ability to listen, comprehend and follow verbal instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend and follow written procedures and work instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand basic mechanical blueprints/drawings
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and utilize, basic electrical and mechanical tools
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, focus and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds.

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[Software Engineer - Java (Python) ]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer - Java (Python)

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

We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic, and an experienced Python Engineer to join our team building cutting-edge industrial IoT analytics solutions. It’ s a unique opportunity to actively contribute to highly optimized code on embedded devices as well as highly scalable big-data solutions on the cloud. Our stack includes: Python, Java, CloudFoundry, PostgresDB, Kafka, RabbitMQ, MQTT, Github, Linux, Raspberry Pi.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide input on architecture; help design, build and scale the development projects
  • Help to translate business requirements into software features
  • Write code to implement new features and modify existing functionality
  • Actively participate in code reviews
  • Drive and build PoCs as needed
  • Manage deployments of builds to internal servers
  • Communicate progress and escalate issues to management in a timely manner
  • Work closely with other software engineers as well as test engineers in an Agile SCRUM environment.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or higher
  • 8+  years of solid Java coding  experience building complex large-scale systems
  • Exposure to Python programming (1-2 years);  knowledge of various handy Python Libraries such as Pandas, Multiprocessing, Conda, etc. - Need to have REAL work experience 
  • Experience building and integrating REST APIs
  • Experience with Spring
  • Experience developing scalable big data solutions on the Cloud. 
  • Experience building micro-services on the Cloud
  • Experience in performance measurements and tuning
  • Strong understanding of design patterns and experience in developing re-usable frameworks
  • Strong understanding of multi-threading and related concepts
  • Experience with container technologies (Docker)
  • Good knowledge of SQL
  • Experience implementing software unit tests
  • Experience working with Git (GitHub/BitBucket)
  • Experience working in Agile SCRUM teams
  • Experienced in Jenkins based CI/CD systems
  • Strong analytical thinking and ability to solve algorithmic tasks
  • Proven experience troubleshooting and debugging complex system issues
  • Proficiency in using UNIX-based tools and systems
  • Recognizes importance of internal and external deadlines
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Strong communicator with a proven track-record of working collaboratively on complex projects

  Highly Desired:
  • Experience working on embedded systems / IoT edge-to-cloud solutions
  • Experienced in using Cloud Foundry (CF) CLI for deploying applications and other CF management activities

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[Trade Show Coordinator]]> Position Title: Trade Show Coordinator

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

Responsibilities:
  • Execute against event strategies, policies and standards for a portfolio of approximately 15 national trade shows.
  • Be recognized as a key contributor in the trade show space and contribute to the development and adoption of innovative principles and ideas across the company
  • Coordinate and execute all corporate trade shows aligning to the objectives and measurement strategy in place.
  • Manage assignments for trade show program spend to budget.
  • Support vendor management related to company exhibit events – including arrangement of booth space, literature, hotel room blocks, equipment rental, and set-up and dismantling of the exhibit; and planning and coordinating the routing of exhibits shipped for the trade show portfolio.
  • Manage payments for all tradeshow investments from sponsorship fees to booth services as assigned.
  • Contribute to and support the tradeshow promotional plans intended to maximize company exposure and drive demand generation.
  • Support management of event orders for hosted exhibit spaces, meeting rooms and ancillary events at all trade shows – including catering, audio visual, branded giveaways, lead capture, etc.
  • Recommend improvements for all booth properties and assets to remain current on new trends in exhibit design.
  • Research and keep an eye out for the latest trends!
  • Support preparation for pre-show meetings and on-site training meetings to ensure staff is knowledgeable of all full show offerings and company presence.
  • Attend and staff trade show events.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree
  • Knowledge of event strategies and tactics
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent computer and technology skills (experience with MS Office Applications -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • High levels of tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to interact with all levels of people
  • Understand housing room blocks, venue research, site inspections, and creative design
  • Ability to travel 50%+
  • 3+ years of demonstrated success in enterprise event management (B2B conferences and industry trade shows a plus).
  • Exceptional budget management and negotiation skills.
  • Continually identify, propose, and implement cost-savings opportunities.
  • Resourceful, self-starter that works best in a team environment.  
  • Flexible in a fast-paced setting with competing and ever-changing tasks. 
  • Sense of urgency and strong work ethic a must.
  • Positive and consistent customer service orientation. 
  • Professional interpersonal skills for a spectrum of stakeholders included C-Suite members.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills a must.
  • Experience working with or supporting a sales organization.
  • Must possess the desire to keep up with best-practices and market trends

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, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Security Control Assessor 2]]> Position Title: Security Control Assessor 2

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

The Security Control Assessor serves as a hands-on auditor who performs non-intrusive penetration testing and testing of IT security controls in support of the Company’ s IT Risk Management program.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical input, recommendations and assistance with the implementation of both higher and granular-level cyber security approaches, methods and solutions that incorporate and maintain compliance to requirements resulting from laws, regulations, or Presidential directives.
  • Develop / draft and recommend   management-approved testing plans; report results and recommendations.
  • In collaboration with the   manager and per established procedures, provide security incident handling, response and follow-up, including accurate, comprehensive applicable documentation.
  • Perform detailed and comprehensive security event and intrusion analysis.
  • Track and report all security authorization activities as part of the implementation of federal information security management act (FISMA).
  • Collect metrics on control testing activities; verify processes are clearly documented for all control assessors to follow.
  • Assist   management in drafting processes to implement, upgrade or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. 
  • With oversight and approval from the   manager, perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to confirm functioning of data processing activities and security measures.
  • Using   established guidelines and standards, confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.
  • Validate and document appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure.
  • Assist   management in developing plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.
  • As requested by the   manager, train users and promote security awareness to verify system security and to improve server and network efficiency.
  • Coordinate implementation of   management-approved computer system plans with establishment personnel and outside vendors.
  • Keep abreast of current and new security technologies and threats.
  • Identify the need or potential opportunity for changes based on new security technologies and threats; present recommendations and supportive data for consideration.

Must Have Requirements:

Education/Experience:
  • Associate’ s degree in Computer Technology, Computer Information or a directly-related technical field is preferred. Associate’ s degree can substitute for 2 years experience (see below).
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Computer Information or a directly-related technical field is highly desirable. Bachelor’ s degree can substitute for 4 years experience (see below).
  • Minimum Experience Requirements:  Level 2:  5 – 9 years of directly-related work experience in Computer/Information Technology or related field is required (see specific work experience requirements below).
  • A minimum of 9  years of related experience is required without a degree in specified or directly-related field
  • 3-7 years experience with Associate’ s degree in specified or directly-related technical field is required.
  • 2-5 years experience with Bachelor’ s degree in specified or directly-related field is required.
  • 3+ years of experience effectively performing security control testing and /or vulnerability assessments is required. (2 years experience with a Bachelor’ s Degree as stated above).
  • 3+ years experience evaluating the adequacy and existence of IT security controls is required. (2 years experience with a Bachelor’ s Degree as stated above).
  • 3+ years experience developing documentation of testing and evaluation activity in order to arrive at logical and comprehensive conclusions and recommendations is required.  (2 years experience with a Bachelor’ s Degree as stated above).
  • 3+ years experience or demonstrated capability in properly documenting evidence of testing and evaluation activities is required.  (2 years experience with a Bachelor’ s Degree as stated above).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook; (MS Office 2010 proficiency required)

Technical Requirements:  
  • ARP Attacks
  • Browser Exploitation Framework
  • Client and User Attacks
  • CSRF (Cross Site Request Forgery)
  • Denial of Service
  • Exploitation of Buffer Overflows
  • Network Orientation
  • Network Protocols:  ICMP, TCP, and UDP
  • Network Scanning
  • Networking Basics
  • Passive OS Fingerprinting
  • Protocols and Basics
  • Sniffing
  • Social Engineering Basics
  • SQL Injection
  • Using Metasploit
  • Using Nessus
  • Web Application Hacking Basics
  • XSS (Cross Site Scripting Filter)
  • Knowledge of computer and network security incident/event auditing and analysis.
  • Knowledge of United States (US) Government security authorization (certification and accreditation) policies and processes.
  • Knowledge of networking and internetworking protocols and their associated vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of vulnerability research methodologies and sources.
  • Knowledge of networking and internetworking (e.g. routing, switching etc.), computer and network device operating systems (e.g. Windows, Unix, Linux, IOS etc.), firewalls, and general security engineering concepts.
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection and/or intrusion prevention system (IDS/IPS) deployment strategies.
  • Ability to perform analysis of in-place technical and non-technical security controls protecting information and information systems.
  • Ability to clearly communicate results, findings, and recommendations.
  • Ability to maintain multiple vulnerability assessment platforms and tools.
  • Ability to research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in information security, computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, network security, and encryption.
  • Familiarity with the System Development Life Cycle and the 800 series of National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Special Publications (in particular 800-37, 800-39, 800-53, 800-53A, 800-94 and 800-115).

Nice to Have:
  • Possess strong technical writing skills and verbal communication skills.
  • Perform successfully in a team environment.
  • Ability to independently and, as a team member, plan, execute and document security tests and evaluations.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with a professional demeanor, as exhibited in excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, patience, logical and sound reasoning, and problem-solving approach.
  • Meet timelines, milestones, deliverables, and provide timely status updates on assigned tasks.
  • Support a sustainable infrastructure by ensuring adequate documentation of activities, including cross-training of employees as necessary.
  • Ensure proper identification as a contract worker in all communications, correspondence, 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, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[RF Lab Technician 3]]> Position Title: RF Lab Technician 3

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

Responsibilities:
  • Assembling and re-working RF PCB assemblies.
  • Assembling various kinds of cables and probe launches including RF pigtails, digital, cable and power.
  • Troubleshooting and fixing assembly problems like opens, shorts, cold-solder, etc.
  • Purchasing and kitting parts for PCB assemblies.
  • Responsible for generating documentation to support Bill of Materials (analog and digital testing and troubleshooting).
  • Writing and verifying test procedures.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: AA in Electronics or better
  • Minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience as an electronics technician.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in an RF engineering environment.
  • SMT Soldering (use of microscope, fine pitch soldering, rework and modification), including 0201 components and RF components & pigtails
  • Experience with hardware prototype bring-up, debugging, fault detection, and failure analysis on consumer wireless devices
  • RF HW testing & debugging experience including reading & understanding schematics; quick isolation of problem area; use of standard RF lab equipment such as spectrum analyzer, signal generator, power meter, RF probe, etc
  • Experience with documenting test procedures/results and preparing summary reports
  • Documentation -Test reports -Test procedures
  • Office applications: Excel, Word
  • 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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Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Test Engineer]]> Position Title: System Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a System Test Engineer for a contract position and will be responsible for performing manual and automated test activities focused on device- and system-level functional capabilities for medical systems comprised of embedded, mobile and web-based products. 

Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Systems Engineers, Software Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Clinical experts and Project Managers to understand, challenge and rigorously evaluate system capabilities from users’ points of view. 
  • Provide hands-on problem-solving, integration and test support to development teams working in a highly-collaborative, Agile development culture.
  • Develop manual and automated tests focused on user scenarios, architectural stress points and essential product performance areas.
  • Collaborate with other test professionals to develop a comprehensive suite of manual and automated tests that challenge devices and systems from different perspectives.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 2 - 4 Years with B.S
  • 1 - 2 Years with M.S.
  • 4 - 6 years of applicable experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Systems Engineering and /or software engineering experience
  • Experience with development and testing of high-reliability, mission-critical systems
  • Domain knowledge in automatic defibrillators and associated support products.
  • Passion for understanding users and developing products that address their needs
  • Scripting experience in Python, Perl or JavaScript
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience working with a global development 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 candidates.
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Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Developer in Test]]> Position Title: Software Developer in Test

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA for a Software Developer in Test with server/API development background and passion for testing. As a Software Developer in Test, you will develop, execute and maintain software to test our subscription services through RESTful APIs. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. You should have a solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance and know how to automate test cases to improve our API SLAs. We are looking for individuals that have industry-leading technical abilities to test services and expose API defects prior to releasing them in production. Ability to quickly gain an understanding of the entitlement management & provisioning space

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field.
  • 7+ years of experience as a developer or SDET.
  • 5+ years of expertise in an object oriented programming language (Java)
  • 2 or more years of backend API testing/test development Proficient in an object oriented programming language.
  • Experience with open source tools and resources.
  • Automation architecture development and/or maintenance experience
  • Ability to programmatically test any software product and develop automation for it.
  • Familiar with Eclipse IDE or logical equivalent.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with AWS 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, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Engineer]]> Position Title: System Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Install and configure Laserfiche content management systems.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and refining the server applications that lie at the heart of the Laserfiche product line
  • Optimize security, scalability and performance under load.
  • Unit testing, load testing, user interface testing and localization testing.
  • Ensure user needs translate effectively into configuration.
  • Research, troubleshoot, and analyze reported problems with Laserfiche software, working with our team to develop rapid fixes.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of Laserfiche version 9 or 10 is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server
  • The successful person desires to use their talents, skills and abilities to serve on a team, with patience, common sense, strong character, and a desire for excellent work.

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[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[Full Stack Developer]]> Position Title:  Full Stack  Developer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in for a Full Stack Developer with 100% remote possibilities.

You will work with product management to define features and goals for the site, and have ownership over every aspect of the site and development, including build system, infrastructure, database management, API and front-end development. This is a great job for a self-starting engineer who wants complete ownership over an exciting web app, at a small company in an exciting market.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain and evolve overall architecture of the web application.
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications.
  • Collaborate with Product/Business Management to design and launch new features.
  • Maintain, update and refactor code.
  • Work with Graphic Designers to implement UX
  • Maintain and harden security and data protection.
  • API maintenance and updates.
  • Build system management and maintenance.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5 years’ experience (no degree required)
  • Database architecture exp.

Preferred:
  • Mongo and NoSQL 

Nice to Have:
  • Graph and SQL

 

 
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Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[MS Dynamics Consultant]]> Position Title: MS Dynamics Consultant

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

Responsibilities:
  • Work with a variety of teams doing Microsoft Dynamics consultant tasks
  • Use Microsoft Dynamics software heavily for  resource planning purposes

Minimum Requirements:
  • 2-3 years of experience in Professional Services / Project Experience  
  • 2-3 years of experience in AX functionality
  • AX 2012 and D365 experience is must

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, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Software Engineer

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in CS, EE, or equivalent
  • 5+ years software development experience
  • Expert level C/C++ development
  • Expert level understanding of TCP/IP V4, UDP; V6 a plus
  • Development experience in Ethernet switches or protocol stack
  • Multithreaded application development
  • Distributed network experience; IoT experience
  • Windows,  Linux, or embedded RTOS experience
  • Use of version control systems, git preferred
  • Dependency injection a plus
  • Audio/Video over Ethernet development a plus
  • Xilinx Vivado SDK, Microblaze, Arm processor experience 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, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Quality Assurance Manager]]> Position Title: Quality Assurance Manager

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

Responsibilities:
  • QA methods and activities within the design and manufacturing environments
  • QC methods and activities within the manufacturing environment
  • Management of the CAPA system, including elements of Post Market Surveillance and Risk Management
  • Active support of new product development
  • Audit and inspection processes
  • Establishment and continuous improvement of procedures and methods.
  • Supervision and development of personnel in QA department
  • Management of QA department budget

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Engineering or relevant technical field
  • 5-10 years of experience in a Quality or Engineering role in a medical device design and manufacturing company
  • 3-5 years management experience
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork approach
  • Ability to work “ hands-on” in addition to filling a management role
  • Good analytical skills, statistical methods, and a structured approach
  • Energy and enthusiasm for helping surgeons and patients, and improving manufacturing efficiencies. 

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, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electronics Technician]]> Position Title:  Electrical Technician

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA for a talented Electronics Technician for a contract role.

Responsibilities:
  • Mechanical / electrical assembly of PCB assemblies into product chassis 
  • Building of small electrical sub-assemblies
  • Building up battery cell modules
  • Wire harnessing
  • Soldering and de-soldering of through hole and SMT component
  • Support conformal coat, masking, epoxy application and coating
  • Running functional testing on units

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience using mechanical hand tools
  • Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime and weekends as needed
  • Standing for long periods of time, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching may be required to perform the functions of this position
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs unassisted

Highly Desired:
  • Associate’ s degree is preferred
  • Conformal coat support experience utilizing NVOC, Urethane, Acrylic and Silicone based CC
  • Experience maintaining and programming of PVA Conformal Coat system
  • Current or past certification for NASA-STD-8739.3, IPC-610 or equivalent
  • Experience preferred in fast-paced production environment with flight hardware
  • Able to adapt to constant changing work assignments and fast paced work environment
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and teamwork skills
  • Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy

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, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Image Processing Specialist]]> Position Title: Image Processing Specialist

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA
  • Help with design and production of end-to-end data flow pipeline for large scale image registration
  • Install, test and scale up a parallel sparse linear solver package for extremely large matrices
  • Expand existing Java and Matlab libraries
  • Wrap a complex analysis pipeline as a service
  • Document and administer individual component of the pipeline
  • Train other engineers and scientists to use and expand the pipeline

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Will work closely with scientists & software engineers to oversee infrastructure for manipulating peta-scale electron microscopy data
  • Will work on automation of existing image data registration, processing and curation
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot, both independently and collaboratively
  • Evaluate & learn new software tools, practices & algorithms

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. or M.S. in computer science, numerical analysis or related field (or equivalent education and experience)
  • Strong familiarity with Linux
  • Proficient in Java and Python
  • Preferred: Experience with utilizing SQL and/or NoSQL data stores (e.g. MongoDB, PostgreSQL)
  • Preferred: Experience with image processing (ImageJ, Fiji or other)
  • Preferred: Experience with Matlab
  • Familiar with RESTful web services
  • Experience using Spark on an HPC cluster
  • Comfortable working with new programming languages and tools when necessary

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, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. QA Engineer]]> Position Title:  Sr. QA Engineer

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

We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic, Sr. QA Engineer to work on a cutting edge industrial IoT analytics solution. 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.
 

Responsibilities:
  • Analyze and decompose a complicated embedded software system and design a strategy to test the system
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and perform testing on VMs and on the actual devices, in alignment with other product verification & validation activities
  • The team is looking for candidates that come from a testing background - not a developer background.   They want the mentality of a tester - someone who is committed to quality
  • Be an outspoken, proactive champion of quality for the team
  • Communicate progress and escalate issues to management in a timely manner
  • Work closely with other test engineers as well as software engineers in an Agile SCRUM environment

 Qualifications (Must have skills):
  • 7+ years of experience developing automation and tools
  • Experience working with server-side test automation frameworks (Selenium)
  • RESTful web services, SQL/NoSQL databases, JavaScript, Java
  • Experience working on IoT edge-to-cloud solutions (look for Cloud Experience and IoT)
  • Experience testing solutions that involve Data Science, UI
  • Proven experience troubleshooting and debugging complex system issues.
  • Experience with performance testing 
  • Experience working with Git (GitHub/BitBucket)
  • Understanding of sensor technologies, digital signal processing algorithms, and validation techniques
  • Experience working in Agile SCRUM teams
  • Experience with setting up and extending automated test suites
  • Experienced in Jenkins based CI/CD systems
  • Proficiency in using UNIX-based tools and systems
  • Strong communicator with a proven track record of working collaboratively on complex projects
  • BS degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or higher

 
 
Highly Desired (Nice to have):
  • Experience working with embedded solutions is desired
  • Cloud Foundry (CF) CLI for deploying applications and other CF management activities
  • Experience with Python

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, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Engineer (DevOps)]]> Position Title:  Software Engineer (DevOps)

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

You will be responsible, as part of an agile team, for internal development operations with the researching, designing, implementing and testing complete suites of software and system within the Industrial Internet (Predix) team. The candidate will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business, and will lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Responsibilities:
  • Design, build and manage development, continuous integration and continuous deployment infrastructure.
  • Automate configuration management and deployment; improve quality of our complex automated continuous integration pipeline infrastructure
  • Collaborate and define development and configuration management policies and methodologies
  • Work closely with your peers and 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 development and deployment
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer 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.
  • Maintain code integrity that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Assess application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices
  • 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

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science or in “ STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in application development and testing OR Master’ s degree with 6 years of experience in application development and testing.
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration, experience with docker and container technology a definite plus.
  • Extensive experience with automation/configuration management using Jenkins, Puppet, Chef or an equivalent; and software configuration tools, (GIT, Perforce, or ClearCase) a must.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in a continuous operations environment and service.
  • Experience using IaaS and/or PaaS (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, vCloud Air, Cloud Foundry) is required; and virtualization environment (ESXi, Xen, Hyper-V, Docker, etc.) desirable. Prior experience with deploying distributed cloud applications or systems a definite plus.
  • Possesses hands-on experience developing systems, applications and/or solutions in a high-level language (e.g. C, C++, Python, Java, Go).
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, HTTP, SSL, DHCP, DNS), IPv4/IPv6
  • Experience with SQL, MySql, NoSQL is a plus, Redis, or other databases.
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns, and microservices.
  • Experience in web services (REST, SOAP etc.), Eclipse, Apache Maven, SQL Database such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux systems from kernel to module and beyond, with experience working with system libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols.
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • 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
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate 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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Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Product Designer]]> Position Title: Product Designer

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

We are looking for Product Designers who are considered senior on the team, with an expertise in making complex, information dense, workflows simple and efficient. You will own an entire product space (e.g. data lifecycle management, real time analytics, real-time monitoring and alerting, dashboard authoring, etc) or work on projects that encompass multiple features and are broad/ambiguous in scope.

Given a high-level problem, you deliver concrete end-to-end solutions that help define a product vision. You demonstrate solid leadership skills. You have strong partnerships with product managers and engineers, likely providing product direction and exerting significant influence in defining goals for your product area. Your skill level across product thinking, user research, interaction design,  and execution & craft is generally solid across the board, with one or more areas being areas of particular strength.

Responsibilities:
  • You may be designing new patterns or introducing new standards in your work that later become adopted by others.
  • You succinctly and effectively communicate your work and may be called upon to represent your product team to executive leadership or in design forums.
  • You are actively mentoring junior designers or interns, or participating in design-team-wide initiatives (examples include: interviewing, recruiting, mentoring workshops, design standards, improving design tools, etc.)
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our target audiences (e.g. Data Scientists / Analysts, Sales Operations, Data Engineers, etc).
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant, enhancing people’ s on the job productivity.
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams.
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality.
  • Partner with PMs, TPMs, engineers, and researchers to oversee the user experience of a product from conception to launch (and beyond), in an agile environment.
  • You will work closely with product management to define and design the product experience, and work with engineers to ensure a high quality deliverable.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills (you should be able to clearly articulate your design decisions).
  • Some experience manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, and high-dimensionality data from various sources, using tools such as SQL, MS Excel, Tableau, etc.
  • Some experience with front-end programming (e.g. you should be able to code up a simple web site).
  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision (not just ' how it should look' but ' what we should build')
  • Experience in building and shipping applications or productivity / operations management software is a plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of the principles of data visualization and interactive design
  • Must have a portfolio featuring examples of interaction design 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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Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Systems Administrator IV]]> Position Title: Systems Administrator IV

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

Our client’ s Labs is the company' s world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel' s technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. In this role, you will configure systems and workloads to characterize the performance of workloads important to our client’ s future and to evaluate technologies to better-support them.

You will set up, tune and benchmark a variety of single-node and cluster workloads (including Big Data workloads). You will analyze results from a variety of performance tools and process the data (summarizing results and generating visualizations) to capture key workload attributes and behaviors. You will be responsible for troubleshooting hardware and software issues on both pre-production and production systems.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 3+ years Linux Sysadmin Experience
  • 2+ years testing or validation experience
  • 1+ years networking experience (CCNA equivalent level)
  • Strong in Linux administration, scripting and automation
  • Some software development experience
  • Experience with server hardware (install, upgrade, configure and troubleshoot)
  • OS deployment and configuration management (e.g., kickstart, puppet, Chef, Clonezilla)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Highly Desired:
  • Experience with the following: perl, python, bash, docker, Hadoop, OpenStack, kafka, kvm, git, bind, iptables, tcpdump, sar, perf
  • Experience with Intel tools such as EMON, VTune, PCM, ITP.
  • Experience with distributed computing, software-defined storage and software-defined networking

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, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Mechanical Design Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • 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.

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, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior QA Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior QA Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Duvall, WA for an experienced QA Engineer on a 3-5 month contract.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Degreed Engineer (ME, EE, or equivalent)
  • 10+ years of QA experience with commercial and/or medical devices
  • IEC-60601, ISO 13485, and ISO 9001 experience
  • Small team experience and the ability to work with  complete autonomy

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, 02 May 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 Redmond, WA for a  Mechanical Design  Engineer for a permanent position.   This person will primarily design, build, and test electro-optical-mechanical and mechanical products.  Experience with high volume manufacturing process is a must.

Responsibilities:
  • Design machined, injection molded, stamped and die cast parts and assemblies.
  • Design for high volume assembly process such as ultrasonic welding and semi-automated tooling
  • Enthusiastic and able to provide innovative and creative solutions.
  • Extensively use SolidWorks to layout and design electro-optical-mechanical assemblies and parts.
  • Conducts thermal and stress analysis to validate design approach.
  • Plans and conducts design verification testing for prototypes and products to ensure that the design, product and/or process meets specifications.
  • Assist in the documentation of assembly procedures, work instructions, manufacturing instructions, technical manuals and BOM' s.
  • Direct and coordinate fabrication and assembly activities to ensure products and systems conform to specifications.
  • Assist with the preparation of estimates, cost reports, forecasts, schedules, account codes, budgets, and change orders.
  • Supports internal and external customers as needed.
  • Provides technical support to business development.
  • Research and analyze data such as customer design proposal and specifications to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Proposes new designs or concepts for review based on customer' s needs.
  • Develop specifications, system architecture, test methodologies, and test equipment to design, manufacture and assist in new product release.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s Degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from 4 year college or university, and greater than five years related experience *or* greater than 10 years related experience.
  • Experience with an emphasis on product design, including designing for manufacture and assembly.
  • Experience with Opto-electronic mechanical design.
  • Experience designing injection molded, stamped and die cast parts.
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). 
  • Experience with high-volume manufacturing methods such as ultrasonic welding and semi-automated tooling.
  • CAD modeling design skills and CAD drafting skills required. SolidWorks preferred.
  • Experienced in New Product Introduction methodology.
  • Experienced in Design for Manufacture and assembly methodology.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping processes.
  • Experience in design for NC machining.
  • Experience in launching products in a structured environment as a team member or leader.
  • Experience in product development efforts requiring system and component level design and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in organization and communication with design and development engineers to understand performance criteria and required 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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Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr Business Analyst]]> Position Title: Sr Business Analyst

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA seeking a talented Sr Business Analyst for a long-term contract position.

Responsibilities:
  • Provides expertise of supply chain functions/processes (Forecasting, Demand Planning, MRP, Advance Planning and Optimizations).
  • Represents user’ s requests and Supply Chain requirements in order to effectively work cross functionally to provide solutions in the best interests of the company.
  • Drives analysis of impact to current & future Supply Chain functionality of requested changes.
  • Gains approval and manages the implementation of approved changes for Supply Chain.
  • Drives documentation of business processes, provides analysis and suggestions required to improve the productivity of Supply Chain processes. (Note: this is NOT limited to ERP tools).
  • Support Project deliverables such as conference room pilots, business readiness and cutover plans.
  • Works cross functionally to lead the effort to fix the issue and documenting what changes are needed (customizations and/or new business processes).
  • Leads cross functional effort to formally document processes, procedures and user guides.
  • Owns and drives set ups for new geography for supply chain expansion and support development of KPI’ s.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Industrial engineering, Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Finance or another analytical discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Must have understanding of cross functional area’ s such as Order Fulfillment, logistics, Inventory and Procurement functions.
  • Provides the leadership to create a bridge between Supply Chain Management, Finance, Tax and the IT technical team.
  • Ability to use advanced functions of Microsoft Excel and Access, Visual Basic and macros
  • Ability to gather data from multiple sources and compile it into a user-friendly format, ensuring it meets customer needs
  • Ability to develop new reporting based on an in-depth understanding of customer needs
  • Ability to develop recommendations and implement solutions based on financial and other project data
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to absorb and retain information readily, prioritize tasks to meet fluctuating demands, and work under deadline constraints Ability to be flexible, energetic, highly productive and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to facilitate improvement efforts
  •   Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, initiative and pride in 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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Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Application Product Manager]]> Position Title: Application Product Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA seeking a talented Applications Product Manager for a contract position.

Responsibilities:
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements, work with cross-functional data and products teams and build efficient and scalable data solutions.
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.
  • Design, build, optimize, launch and support new and existing data models and ETL processes in production.
  • Monitor and manage the SLA for all data sets and systems in allocated areas of ownership.
  • Work with data infrastructure and data engineering teams to triage infra issues and drive to resolution.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
  • Strong Oracle Agile PLM implementation experience and involved in solution design.
  • Strong knowledge and implementation experience of Agile PG&C module with at least 2 implementations.
  • Functional and technical expertise with Compliance functionality (Internal and external rollups, Customizations, various compliance standards)
  • Experience with PC and PQM Modules implementation with Configurations and functional knowledge.
  • Technical Experience in Agile integrations with external applications such as ERP.
  • Experience in Java/J2EE, Unix, XML, XSLT, Agile SDK, PX, WSX, Groovy scripting & Event Management, AIS, EC Services, Agile Core Services.
  • Ability to manage various tasks like requirement gathering, analysis, Solution design and implementation.

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, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Woodinville, WA.

Our client  is looking for several  Project Managers (Jr. to Sr.)  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.
  • 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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Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Database]]> Position Title: Sr. Database

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

Minimum Requirements:
  • Experience (including tuning). 
  • Experience with databases - SQL, NoSQL (MariaDB, MySQL), document database (MongoDB), graph object-oriented database (OODB)

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, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Process Improvement Engineer - Complex Capital Equipment]]> Position Title: Process Improvement Engineer – Complex Capital Equipment

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Sunnyvale, CA for an experienced Engineer to join our client’ s185+ and growing employee company. Reporting to the VP of Manufacturing, you will be involved in process optimization and sustaining engineering for existing capital equipment and consumable products, and will become an in-house expert on how to build, troubleshoot, calibrate, test, and document liquid handling systems while training technicians and introducing new products.

Qualified candidates must be able to work independently and as a member of cross-functional teams, executing tasks on-time and to specification. 

Responsibilities:
  • Develop, recommend, implement, document, and maintain methods, fixtures and processes required to meet product specifications, improve products and/or processes, and reduce costs
  • Oversee the collection of and analyze system performance data to proactively improve product quality
  • Train manufacturing personnel in required processes for product test, and monitor effectiveness of training and processes
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues involving systems in various stages of the manufacturing and calibration process
  • Specify new software tools and write scripts to be used in Manufacturing for instrument calibration and data analysis
  • Assist with definition and execution of product validation testing; lead pilot efforts and release to Manufacturing
  • Represent Manufacturing on product development teams

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS + 15yrs, or MS + 12yrs, or PhD + 8yrs in Engineering or Physics
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant hands-on experience in manufacturing, testing, or design of capital equipment, including RF, stepper motors, linear motion control, digital and analog control, DC power, fluidics, and precision mechanisms
  • Ability to analyze large data sets for process optimization and quality control
  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis and improvement of manufacturing processes and operations in terms of cost, quality, and efficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate, test, and troubleshoot complex capital equipment consisting of electronic, mechanical, and software subsystems
  • Analytical, methodical, and detail-oriented in planning, experimentation, and analysis
  • Superior problem solving skills
  • Well-versed in statistics, engineering analysis tools, DOE, DFM, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, planning, organizational & interpersonal skills

Desirable Skills and Attributes:
  • Good understanding of image or signal processing
  • Ability to write software scripts; experience in VB.NET or C# is a plus
  • Ability to design test fixtures
  • Understanding of fluids, and fluid interface issues
  • Familiarity with liquid handling and molecular biology

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, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[CAD Engineering Designer]]> Position Title: CAD Engineering Designer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Placement and support design for Vehicle Instrumentation suite
  • Design and routing of wiring harnesses and mechanical configuration of top-level assemblies
  • 3D Design and Routing of wiring harnesses using the NX Electrical workbench
  • 2D Creation and annotation of wire harness Formboard production drawings
  • Creation and revision of  mechanical top-level assemblies using NX/Teamcenter
  • Use of Teamcenter for revision control and ECN release of drawings/models

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in the electromechanical wire harness design within a 3D CAD environment using NX electrical tools and Formboard
  • Proficient using NX and Teamcenter

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of basic instrumentation
  • 3D Harness design using the NX Electrical Workbench
  • Wire harness formboard creation and annotation using NX Formboard tool
  • 3D modeling and configuration control of complex top-level assemblies using NX/Teamcenter
  • Creation of 2D wiring diagrams and Schematics,
  • Experience of 3D modeling of Avionics enclosures and secondary structure supports a bonus
  • Experience using Teamcenter for revision control and ECN release of drawings
  • Strong team working skills with a proven ability to effectively interact and collaborate with other engineering disciplines and excellent attention to detail

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, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Service Desk Analyst (Contract)]]> Position Title: Service Desk Analyst (Contract)

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

The Service Desk Analyst objectives are to deploy, maintain and support computer and network systems. This position is a 1st level technical support responder with a goal to efficiently and effectively solve end user’ s technical problems in operating systems, software applications, printers, copiers, and network devices. This includes, but is not limited to, the installation, configuration, and deployment of computers and network devices, install network cables, and maintain hardware and license inventory.

The Description along with the Responsibilities and Duties is intended to communicate the general function of the mentioned position and by no means shall be considered an exhaustive or complete outline of the specific tasks and functions that will be required.  Additional, specific tasks and duties of the position are subject to change as the Company, the department and circumstances change.  All personnel are expected to perform their duties within their ability as required by the job/or requested by management.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide local and remote support for desktops, printers, mobile devices, and basic server administration with a focus on:
    • Client satisfaction
    • Service delivery quality
    • Technical excellence
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills to provide phone support including:
  • Listening to the customer to gain an accurate understanding of the situation
  • Being empathetic to the customer’ s situation and having a sense of urgency to resolve the issue
  • Producing accurate and detailed documentation at the client and incident level
  • Resolving technical issues through effective trouble-shooting and management of conflict
  • Follow task creation, work, closure, and escalation procedures
  • Support team members with resolving client issues
  • Provide quality performance in the areas of:
    • Remote troubleshooting skills
    • Client service skills
    • Technical competencies defined for the position
  • Document hardware and license inventory, maintain supporting administrative processes.
  • Responds to customer inquiries concerning systems operation and diagnoses system hardware, software, and operator problems.
  • Instructs users in use of equipment, software, and manuals.
  • Recommends or performs corrective actions to address hardware/software/training problems.
  • Coordinates activities with other functions within the IT department.
  • Provides updates, status, and completion information to manager, problem request tracking system, and users, via voice mail, e-mail, or in-person communication.
  • Escalates unresolved problems to proper IT staff.
  • Assists IT Operations with routine tasks to maintain the IT environment.
  • Adheres to established company policy and standard operating procedures.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in technical field and 2 years of experience in relevant client technologies or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One of the following certifications is preferred:
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • Working knowledge of mobile devices, laptops and desktops
  • Working knowledge of common desktop applications including the most current version of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of current backup and common business-class online backup solutions
  • Working knowledge of client/server printing
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills, attention to details
  • Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to listen, follow up, attention to detail, and accomplish desired results verbally and/or in written form to appropriately document issues
  • Hard working, motivated and self-directed
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative abilities
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work flexible hours, days, and shifts
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently with or without direct supervision
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to represent IT in a professional manner to clients.
  • Ability to maintain a positive mental attitude in a highly flexible environment
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
  • Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly to groups of people and at all levels
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform lifting tasks of up to 50 pounds for short durations.  Duties of this job may involve standing, sitting and/or walking for extended periods of time. 
  • Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:
  • Most work will be performed in an office environment. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
  • Safety: Our client is committed to the health and safety of our employees

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, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software QA Engineer]]> Position Title: Software QA Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Develop automated tests using Python
  • Research and analyze product requirements and designs to define test plans and procedures. These plans must cover product installation, feature verification, usability, performance and release integrity.
  • Integration automated tests into a CI/CD system.
  • Execute automated and manual test cases based on test plans to ensure product readiness, stability, and robustness.
  • Clearly document problems found during testing and work with development to isolate and troubleshoot problems.
  • Participate in developing strategies around automating aspects of the overall test environment.
  • Scope and perform time estimates on test cases.

Requirements:
  • Experience with QA methodology and and QA validations to ensure Quality.
  • 2+ years Python test automation experience
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing test scenarios and verifying requirements are correct and complete
  • Experience with various types of product testing (unit, integration, functional, system, regression, performance, reliability)
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Excellent debugging and diagnostic skills
  • Proficiency working in Linux environments
  • Experience with CI/CD systems highly preferred
  • Experience with various types of databases preferred
  • Knowledge of VMware or other virtual environments is a plus
  • Experience with SOAP and REST API’ s highly preferred
  • Experience with Jira highly preferred
  • Subversion or other source control experience highly preferred
  • Solid understanding of software development processes and lifecycle
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment with both local and remote team members
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong work-place values
  • Clear and concise communication

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, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Python Developer]]> Position Title: Sr. Python Developer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for many phases of the software development life cycle, including: developing and documenting scalable and secure code, writing unit and integration tests refining feature specifications, reviewing code, and interfacing with other stakeholders.
  • You will be involved in the design and implementation of new features and participate in high-level architectural decisions.
  • You will be joining a growing team who values creativity, resourcefulness, and technical expertise.
  • This is a great opportunity to have an immediate and significant impact on the new technology development.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years professional Python development (project descriptions required)
  • Must have Python 3.x+ experience
  • Professional experience with object-oriented programming and methodologies 
  • Strong knowledge of / experience with one or more of the following: Tornado, JSON, Fuse, ZeroMQ, TCP/IP networking, Linux
  • You stay up-to-date with the modern technologies and best practice
  • You have a strong desire to both share with and learn from others
  • You are passionate about writing clean, maintainable code and willing to work to a coding standard
  • Aptitude to independently learn new technologies
  • Good communicator with peers
  • Able to work productively without constant supervision
  • Must be a US Citizen

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, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[AI Content Subject Matter Expert]]> Position Title: AI Content Subject Matter Expert 

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Hillsboro, OR.   Seeking an AI Subject Matter Expert in the fields of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence who enjoys producing high-quality technical collateral that contributes to the overall success of our products. As the Developer Content Expert for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. You will join a team of talented content managers who work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts to make our products easier to use. 

Responsibilities: 
• Create technical content to support software developers and data scientists solutions using  optimized Frameworks (Caffe*, Theano*, Torch*, TensoeFlow* etc.), Tools and libraries & languages (Intel MLK, Python*) showcasing hardware platforms including Xeon, Xeon Phi, FPGAs etc. 
• Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the products and documentation requirements 
• Analyze existing and potential content needs, to identify content gaps and opportunities for re-use 
• Work with the Content Team to review and provide ongoing feedback to the technical content roadmap including sample code, case studies and product documentation for the AI 
• Engage in content management and reviews related to third party vendors content creation 
• Ability to create Video Tutorials to help developers grow in the fields of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence is a plus 
• Engage with the Community Team to help educate external developer evangelists in the community on Intel optimized Frameworks and platforms 

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent with 7 years of experience - preferred Masters in Computer Science, Math or Physics with 5 years of work experience 
- 2+ year of experience in Machine Learning / Deep Learning 
- 1+ year hands on experience in Deep Learning and or Machine Learning, frameworks like Caffe*, Theano*, Neon*, Torch*, TensorFlow*, and Python*. Experience in TensorFlow is preferred. 
- Exposure to deep learning techniques from image classification to speech recognition to natural language processing. 
- Knowledge of techniques on how to design, train, and deploy neural networks. 
- Experience in writing technical articles & blogs and / or training developers face to face 
- Experience in developing and presenting technical training materials. 
- Experience in project management is desirable 
- Prior experience in working or consulting with ISVs / external software developers is a plus. 
- Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
- Ability to be comfortable working in a self-directed 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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Tue, 25 Apr 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[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.
  • In this role, the focus of this development will be on UEFI and SOC firmware. 
  • You will have responsibilities spanning all aspects of product bring-up and test:  write, debug, and integrate UEFI drivers, protocols, and other firmware code across embedded product lines. 
  • 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 CmpE/CS/EE required and/or 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume PC or Consumer Electronics devices required
  • Strong knowledge of UEFI design and development. Value skills in porting features across product generations and/or new feature development.
  • Demonstrable programming skills in C.
  • Additional skills in C++, Python, C#, and PowerShell/Scripting valued.
  • Experience and understanding of firmware design and debug tools.
  • Understanding of testing, coding, and debugging procedures
  • Experience with of standard protocols such as USB, PCIe, I2C, SMBUS, SPI, and/or UART.

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[Quality Engineer]]> Position Title: Quality Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Support daily production activities and review change orders for adequacy
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal, state, and international regulations regarding GMP, ISO, MDD, and quality assurance
  • Ensure all documentation, reports, tests and results meet the requirements of Regulatory Filings and Technical files for CE filings
  • Work with manufacturing engineering to plan, execute, and document process validations
  • Identify and communicate product safety requirements to design team
  • Participate in supplier assessment, corrective action, and audits
  • Act as the quality representative for inspection and Material Review Board (MRB) activities
  • Participate in Design Control activities including specification development, V&V, Design Transfer, compliance to GMP requirements, design and program reviews etc.
  • Participate in the project risk management activities including establishing risk documents such as risk management plans/reports and risk analysis
  • Contribute to formalizing and instituting the quality system, writing procedures, and utilizing quality tools and techniques to ensure product compliance to CE marking and QSR requirements
  • Experience with generating technical files is preferred
  • Plan, schedule, and complete projects in an aggressive, sense of urgency manner consistent with corporate objectives
  • Manage sterilization procedures and maintenance activities and the environmental monitoring program
  • Participate in the SOP writing and ensure that all  employees follow written SOPs and process specifications
  • Participate in product complaint and corrective action system. Perform and support complaint and CAPA activities.

Other Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Lead in supplier quality audits
  • Lead internal audits
  • Participate in Regulatory Assurance activities as required
  • Participate in audits including internal, USFDA and Notified Body

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in Engineering (preferably in Electrical or Mechanical engineering) or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years in a medical device industry.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in medical device development and manufacturing, from concept to release and distribution.
  • Extensive knowledge of the requirements for international quality systems, including ISO 13485, MDD, Vigilance Systems, Notified Bodies, CE marking and IEC 60601. 
  • Strong collaboration and development skills.
  • Proactive, team player, enthusiastic, with high work ethics
  • PC experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, Microsoft Project, Power Point)
  • High level of attention to details, capable of efficient use of time and project management skills essential

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[Senior Application Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Application Software Engineer

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

This Senior Application Software Engineer will  be part of the Identity & Access Management Tools Developing & Maintenance Team that serves all the employees and business units.   To be part of this team requires a high level of commitment, trust and responsibility since its tools impact the entire organization.

Write world-class code that will complete and improve company Internal Identity & Access Management Tools and accelerate the existing  roadmap Participate in product design reviews to evaluate security risks and provide guidance on security  and best development practices Work directly with Product Managers, Architects and other Developers to implement large projects and resolve technical issues Become an expert in our Internal Identity & Access Management Products &  Tools Engage with other  engineering teams to build, drive and improve our Identity & Access products & services Deliver high performance and impactful results

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent degree and experience)
  • At least 6 years of experience in software development with a similar scale and with the last 2 working with Python
  • Strong programming skills
  • Experience building backend services, web applications or security solutions using Python, PHP, Java
  • Experience working with services REST/JSON and integration
  • Full stack developer Java, C++, C# is preferred
  • UI skills with JavaScript would be ideal.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, particularly written communication
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills
  • Experience developing for Identity & Access Management Tools / Security  would be an 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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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Engineer]]> Position Title: Project Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Bellevue, WA for an experienced Project Engineer on a contract with strong extension and/or conversion potential.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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 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.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.

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[Software Engineer - Java/Golang]]> Position Title: Software Engineer - Java/Golang

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Ramon, CA.
  • High degree of hands-on experience with one or more of Core Java development. 8+ years of experience.
  • Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP, OAuth etc.), service brokers, API gateways/proxies, API Development, SQL & NoSQL databases, virtual machines/IaaS, workflow tools, etc.
  • Committed to TDD methodology and XP programming techniques
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps.
  • Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).
  • Influences through others; builds direct and " behind the scenes" support for ideas.
  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications.

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 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[BI Engineer]]> Position Title: BI Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Quantitative analysis, data mining and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how products and processes are performing
  • Partner with product management and engineering to solve problems by identifying trends and opportunities
  • Inform, influence, support, and execute our product decisions and launches
  • Building key data sets to empower operational and exploratory analysis
  • Building and analyzing dashboards and reports, understanding root causes of changes in metrics
  • Evaluating and defining metrics, identifying levers to help move key metrics
  • Recommend and drive process changes based on robust analysis of operational data and user behavior

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 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior SDET]]> Position Title: Senior SDET

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA for an experienced SDET to join their team on a 6-month contract to hire basis.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in CS or equivalent and 5+ years industry experience
  • 5+ years JavaScript, Java, C#, Ruby
  • 5+ years’ experience developing automated tests (Selenium a plus)
  • 3 years’ experience with Git, Subversion, Mercurial  source code management tool
  • JavaScript test runner or assertion library expertise
  • NodeJS, NPM, React, Redux, Babel, Gulp,  Webpack, and ES6 features knowledge
  • TestRail or  TFS  test case management tool experience
  • Javascript Selenium WebDriver binding framework experience
  • AWS  distributed cloud architecture 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, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Graphics Debug Engineer (Android)]]> Position Title: Graphics Debug Engineer (Android)

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

In this position, you will be responsible for debugging of Intel Graphics drivers on Android OS.

Responsibilities will include but not be Iimited to:
  • Debugging potential software (SW) driver defects to SW component Ievel using kernel debugging tools such as KDB*
  • Building and installing drivers from source code database
  • Working directly with Software Developers and Product Ieads
  • Building and configuring PC hardware, SW and OS Ioads
  • Creating Ghost* images, installing Intel and third party software
  • Helping determine overall health and release readiness for the Graphics drivers
  • Providing feedback and quick information turns on resolved defects, Iatest test status, engineering builds and supporting impromptu request for additional ad-hoc testing as needed - Being involved in sighting and defect Ievel debug, defect
  • Verification activities, test and suite development and/or modification

Must Haves:
  • You must possess a minimum Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Engineering. Masters Degree in Computer Science/Engineering preferred.
  • Strong ' C', C++, or x86 knowledge and/or experience
  • A solid working knowledge of modern PC architecture
  • Iogical system debug and troubleshooting skills
  • Intermediate debug skills and characterization of test failures
  • Experience in installing and configuring modern PC BIOS' s and Android operating with a variety of common peripherals (for example, memory, Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) cards and USB devices, and multimedia software and/or hardware)
  • Experience with Software (SW) and/or OS kernel debuggers
  • Previous software or hardware debugging experience would be an added advantage –
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills would be an added advantage
  • Years of experience required for this positions: 3-5 Years

Nice to Have:
  • DVD Playback and/or D3D game experience would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of - Video Compression Standards / D3D Graphics is a plus
  • Previous software or hardware debugging experience would be an added advantage –
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills would 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, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer - RF 1]]> Position Title: Electrical Engineer - RF 1

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

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be expected to create and execute detailed test plans for antenna passive and OTA performance, provide feedback to the design engineers for performance optimization, create test reports, and lead the radiated tests for type approval and certification. Also, the candidate will be required to create test plans to qualify and quantify different modulation schemes as required depending on the wireless communication system being designed.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BSEE required, MSEE is preferred.
  • Must have working experience of antenna design and tests, anechoic chambers, and RF test equipment. Hands-on is a must
  • Must have strong problem solving skills and strong working knowledge of radiation performance.
  • Experience with different wireless communication systems such as LTE/GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 802.11, Bluetooth etc. including the corresponding system level specifications
  • Experience with regulatory requirements and process for wireless consumer devices, including FCC, PTCRB, CTIA
  • Excellent communication skills required, both written & verbal.
  • Detail oriented - taking data, using Excel, and making meaningful tables/graphs/averages.
  • Programming skills would be a bonus

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, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[EE/RF Engineer]]> Position Title: EE/RF Engineer

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

The main job functions of this position include but not limited to these areas:
  • Education: Electrical Engineering, BSc or MSc
  • RF Subsystem Design Verification (DVT)
    • Conduct DVT test tasks for various products to meet the demanding requirement.
      • Completed test cases in schedule
      • Create test reports for each test case with detailed test setup, raw and processed data, plots and pass/fail Results.
      • Report to the DEV lead for any abnormal or failed results.
      • Provide information to DVT lead in order to help HW engineers troubleshooting test failed devices.
      • Re-test the device after the device or related FW bug fixing. Loop through the processing until issues resolved.
    • Lab Setup Maintenance
      • Work with Lab manager to ensure the RF instruments in good working condition.
        • Schedule regular yearly in manufacturer instrument calibration.
      • Under the DEV lead directions, keep the ATE (Automatic Test Engineering) stations up-to-date
        • Support multiple products: test setup.
        • Support multiple ATE stations operating in parallel.
        • Support up to 30 samples tests for each product and each prototype revisions.
      • Keep tracking and organizing the DUT samples for multiple products and prototype revisions
      • Keep tools, samples and equipment in the Lab  in good the tidy order
    • DVT Test Coverage:
      • WiFi PHY Tests
        • Need knowledge for 802.11b/g/a/n/ac RF radio operating concepts and test methodology.
      • WiFi Alliance Tests
        • WiFi interoperability and general functionality tests.
      • Bluetooth PHY Tests
        • Run Bluetooth RF test by following Bluetooth SIG standards.
      • Instruments and SW Tools – Job required
    • RF instrument:
      • Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer, Power meter, Modular chassis-based Instrument etc.
      • RF Instruments built for WiFi and BT tests: LitePoint IQxel, R&S CBT, Agilent N4010A or equivalent
      • Attenuator, power combiner/splitter, directional coupler
    • Electrical Instrument:
      • Oscilloscope, Multimeter, Current Probe, LCR meter
    • Software Tools:
      • LabVIEW based Test automation.
      • Experience in Excel is required. Excel macro is plus.
      • Microsoft Outlook, Word.

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, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[CAD Designer]]> Position Title: CAD Designer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Work with engineers to create 2D drawings from existing 3D models, applying established drawing specifications and standards
  • Create engineering release forms and track the release
  • Work closely with engineering procurement, development & project teams to resolve documentation issues during process equipment fabrication, assembly and deployment
  • Provide support to test and manufacturing engineers creating fixtures and assembly jigs
  • Update details of templates and drawing notes to have the latest information on the drawing 

Minimum Requirements:
  • Associate' s degree and experience in the field or in a related area
  • 3+ years of working experience with drafting in CAD software
  • Understanding and proper application of GD&T
  • Strong work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start-up atmosphere
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Skills and Experience: 
  • Experience in high production volume industries such as consumer electronics, mobile phones or automotive backgrounds are preferred.
  • Some exposure to the design of machined parts
  • Familiarity of Mil specs for fasteners, inserts, and plating
  • Working knowledge of NX8.5 ITAR 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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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Engineer]]> Position Title: System Engineer

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

Come and help the people that connect the world be more connected. As the Collaboration System Engineer, you' ll be focused on support, deployment and migration of collaboration services across the company. The ideal candidate will have an engineering background with an experience in IT, managing hosted services and SaaS and a passion for collaboration tools.

Responsibilities:
  • Act as administrator for collaboration tools including but not limited to Dropbox, Box, Zoho and Office 365
  • Manage escalations pertaining to collaboration tools; work with our internal teams such as Security, Infrastructure and Corp Network teams to find solutions to user issues
  • Collaborate with 3rd party collaboration providers and directly with our users to solve escalations Identify trends in issues, investigate best solution with providers and communicate to our helpdesk team and directly to users
  • Research new collaboration services and provide recommendations based on user needs and competitive analysis of various applications
  • Help migrate users out of declining services by finding alternative solutions, communicating and helping users with the migration process Help drive adoption of new services by communicating benefits to users, monitoring usage and optimizing experience
  • Serve as a subject matter expert of collaboration tools functionality in the enterprise Monitor, maintain and look for opportunities to optimize and improve systems
  • Develop internal tools (programs, scripts, platforms)
  • Help plan, communicate and execute initiatives related to collaboration apps in partnership with PMs and Engineers

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science, Business Systems or related field
  • 5+ years working across IT/Infra organizations
  • Ability to develop cross-functional relationships across various teams
  • Good understanding of corporate network, Saas security and Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Strong user centric approach balanced with business understanding of what good for the company as a whole
  • Prior experience administrating and deploying collaboration Office 365
  • Experience in migration off SaaS services is a plus
  • Self-starter with a can-do attitude
  • Strong written communication and great interpersonal skills
  • Experience in analyzing data using Excel, Tableau to inform decisions
  • Working knowledge of Powershell and Chef
  • Certification such as an Admin for Office 365, Exchange, Box 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, 18 Apr 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 Pleasanton, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of quality assurance, testing and/or software development processes and methodologies.
  • Must have experience analyzing functional and technical requirements, mapping documents and transforming them into test plans and test cases.
  • Must participate in reviewing business requirements and obtain clarifications from the project team.
  • Conduct test case review meetings with the project team.  Execute those test cases efficiently and document defects, while ensuring that the defects are driven to closure.
  • Analyze test results to ensure correct functionality and interact with the development and BSA teams for resolution of defects.
  • Responsible for communicating daily progress, issues and risks.
  • Support and participate in providing value added feedback to the QA team, including improving QA processes, procedures and standards.
  • Work with peers across the organization to ensure specific areas of the system are tested and released on time, and meet or exceed the quality expectations of business partners.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Be in a serious testing role in the past.
  • Writing test scrips, executing test scrips
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with testing
  • ITSM Experience (Service Now, Remedy (BMC), IBM) tool experience

Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years of QA experience
  • 4 year degree in computer related field or equivalent
  • Experience with ServiceNow or another ITSM tool is highly desired
  • Programming experience (JavaScript required)
  • Experience in Web technologies (Web Services, XML, Ajax, HTML, CSS)
  • Hands-on experience with test automation using the Selenium open source web application testing, preferably with ServiceNow
  • Experience using, developing or implementation of ITSM modules such as Incident Management, Change Management, CMDB, CMS, Knowledge Management or other ITSM applications.
  • Candidate must be able to effectively write test plans and test cases and have experience in both manual and automated testing environments.
  • Strong analytical skills in assessing user, functional and technical requirements, as well as working understanding of functional testing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are a MUST.
  • Understands technical and functional design requirements related to ServiceNow.
  • Ability to create and manage scripts and workflow.
  • Integration using REST/SOAP and JSON
  • A fundamental understanding of ITSM, ITIL or CMDB
  • Experience with Business Rules, Script Includes, UI Actions, Scheduled Jobs - all scripted aspects of the ServiceNow system
  • Custom UI Changes with usage of Web Technologies such as DOM and HTML changes.
  • Experience with integrations between ServiceNow, Salesforce.com and Workday (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 candidate
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer]]> Position Title: Senior Software Engineer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop and support eCommerce projects throughout all phases of the software development life cycle 
  • Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes 
  • Work with engineers and other cross functional teams like Product Management, Project Management, Release Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations teams etc. to develop innovative solutions that meet eCommerce market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles 
  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them 
  • Find and help fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment 
  • Support site rollouts and be available to resolve site issues 
  • Develop industry and product technical expertise 

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (MS preferred) 
  • 3 years’ minimum experience working in a technology organization 
  • Minimum 2 years of Java or C++ development 
  • Experience with object oriented design 
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with large-scale, customer-facing web interfaces 
  • Familiarity with the OS X/Linux command line 
  • Excellent communication and thinking skills 

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience building eCommerce platforms at scale 
  • Experience with CI/CD and automated UI testing tools

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, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[System Design Engineer]]> Position Title: System Design Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Jose, CA for a System Design Engineer to assist in building mechanical models & thermal evaluations for (storage) server box design.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with System architect on requirement & build up 3D mechanical modeling for the server box solutions
  • Provide mechanical evaluation or analysis for product reliability and serviceability from mechanical point of view.
  • Modeling and analysis based on the thermal simulation and mechanical modeling.
  • Create report based on the mechanical model and thermal simulations.
  • Read and digest technical specifications, follow through instructions and resolve technical issues. 

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS, MS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in system design and modeling and thermal analysis 
  • Strong skills with buildup 3D model with Solidworks and ProE
  • Solid technical foundation in mechanical engineering and thermal modeling.
  • Some exposure to computer architecture, memory and storage technologies.
  • Must be highly motivated with 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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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Test Engineer]]> Position Title: Software Test  Engineer

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

Interface with Product Development teams and coordinate product level Software test activities over the entire development lifecycle for new product and technology development programs, as well as change projects. Plan, develop, execute and document product test programs, including verification, for assigned projects.

Work collaboratively with development teams to identify and appropriately address design quality and reliability issues during development. Ensure compliance with all applicable Quality System requirements and the proper utilization of established best practices related to product level software tests. Produce complete, concise, clear and technically correct work outputs. Actively participate in and contribute to improvements to design assurance processes and tools. 

Responsibilities:
  • Manage and execute product level test activities for assigned development programs and ensure compliance with applicable Quality System requirements: 
    • Review and modify design input requirements for completeness, adequacy and testability 
    • Develop product test plans and test protocols for design verification of software requirements 
    • Coordinate software verification executions and resolution of issues 
    • Compile product test results and create test reports 
  • Participate in product test improvement initiatives, and provide technical contributions for the evolution of product test best practices 
  • Work with limited supervision

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in software engineering, electrical engineering or related discipline
  • 5 years of product software test or equivalent experience in a product development environment

Preferred/Desired:
  • Master’ s degree and more than 5 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of good test design methodologies and patterns
  • Experience with C, C++, Python
  • Experience with embedded system
  • Experience with software test equipment and test methods
  • Experience in an externally regulated product development environment (FDA, FAA, etc.)
  • Familiarity with medical device software development standards
  • Working knowledge of design and project management methodologies
  • Familiarity with 21 CFR 820 regulations and ISO 13485 medical device standards
  • Excellent technical writing skills and strong interpersonal 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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Wed, 12 Apr 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 Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Analyze, design, develop and debug real-time software for advanced prototypes
  • Collaborate in a team environment across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines
  • Develop software for a variety of consumer devices, including novel sensing systems, tracking systems, imaging systems and haptic devices
  • Write clean readable code, debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency
  • Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of VR problem solving

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5  or more years recent C++ experience, including modern C++ features
  • 5 or more years’ experience creating software, drivers and real-time hardware
  • Deep problem solving and optimization ability
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience working across disciplines to drive optimal solutions

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, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Firmware Engineer 2]]> Position Title: Firmware Engineer 2

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:
  • Practical demonstrated experience working with and debugging battery and power system issues on modern computer systems. • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) experience desired.
  • Ability to debug systemic issues and hardware as well as software problems.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work across multiple disciplines and functions (PM, Test, Hardware Engineers, etc.) • 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.
  • MSP430, K22 FRDM, Nuvoton, PIC, SMSC experience and their implementation on complex systems is highly desired
  • Ability to read HW schematic/design diagrams and map them to physical boards

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, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[Electrical Engineer 3]]> Position Title: Electrical Engineer 3

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

Responsibilities:
  • Develop, design, and implement electrical solutions for consumer electronic products including but not limited to schematic capture, part selection, PCB layout, analysis and validation of prototype systems that meet the goals of the product while managing constraints in space, time, cost, performance, power, signal integrity, timing margins, and manufacturing. 
  • Direct and coordinate electrical engineering services as required. 
  • Collaborate with design, firmware, compliance, mechanical engineering, and many other engineering and design disciplines to optimize the overall system of the product. 
  • Develop project documentation including specifications, schematic diagrams, PCB layouts, schedules and presentations to fully capture and communicate the electrical design to achieve the projects goals.

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.
  • Requires strong design skills, managing through ambiguity, and technical problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, leadership, verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Experience using Cadence DE-HDL schematic capture and Allegro layout design tools.
  • Excellent project management, communication and teamwork skills 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, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 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:
  • Practical demonstrated experience working with and debugging battery and power system issues on modern computer systems.
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) experience desired.
  • Ability to debug systemic issues and hardware as well as software problems.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work across multiple disciplines and functions (PM, Test, Hardware Engineers, etc.)
  • 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.
  • MSP430, K22 FRDM, Nuvoton, PIC, SMSC experience and their implementation on complex systems is highly desired
  • Ability to read HW schematic/design diagrams and map them to physical boards

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, 10 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

Responsibilities:
  • Windows Driver Developer. 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.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Strong working experience with WDDM, KMDF, WDM and other driver technologies.
  • Experience in WinDBG and protocol analyzers highly desired.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of INF files, digital signatures and certificates
  • Hands on experience in designing/developing/debugging low level kernel mode drivers.
  • Experience in PCI, USB, I2C, SPI and other system buses

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, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT 0
<![CDATA[DSP Voice Algorithms Developer]]> Position Title: DSP Voice Algorithms Developer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Develop voice algorithms for voice-over-IP applications on embedded DSP consumer devices. This includes echo cancellation, noise cancellation, automatic gain control and filters.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS, MS or PhD in EE/CS required and/or 5-10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong understanding of DSP audio processing basics
  • Knowledge of common sub-band and full-band audio processing algorithm approaches for echo cancellation, noise reduction, AGC, filters, etc-
  • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume consumer electronic product
  • Demonstrable programming skills in C and C++.
  • Experience and understanding of firmware design tools and languages.
  • Understanding of basic testing, coding, and debugging procedures.
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills for multi-processor systems with I2C/SPI, USB and other interconnect bus.
  • Experience porting to DSP

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, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 MDT<