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CS Job Opening at Brocade - Plymouth MN

01/23/2015



Brocade Communication Systems
Test Engineer, System Test
City: Plymouth, MN
Position Level: University (0-2 Yrs. Exp.)

Job Description:
This position is for an individual contributor to work in functionality and system level testing of Brocade's distance extension and SAN switch products. The optimal candidate will design test beds, identify necessary equipment, create topology maps, and estimate test efforts. S/he will write test plans and test cases based on product requirements, utilize sound software development methodology to design automated test cases, test them, and place them under source control.  S/he will be responsible for analysis of test results, problem reporting, re-creation and verification, reviewing test plans, and testing coverage status. S/he will solicit reports about defects from team members and effectively incorporate feedback.  

Responsibilities include:
* Develop test strategies for testing new features/technologies.
* Assess progress and prepare testing status reports for management.
* Take initiative identifying ways to increase efficiency and productivity through automation and improvements in test methodology.
* Improve processes and extend the impact and effectiveness of test design concepts or new approaches to the execution of current projects.
* Influence team members as well as aid other projects or teams in the application of these practices.

Qualifications/ Job Responsibilities
* B.S. / M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering
* 0-2 years experience with networking and system testing or development
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Leadership ability
* Strong background in software testing methodology, test development, test execution

Company Overview:
If you're looking to energize your career, now is a great time to join Brocade. As a leading provider of data center networking solutions, Brocade helps organizations around the globe achieve their most critical business objectives.

Today, Brocade is extending its proven data center expertise across the entire network with future-proofed solutions built for consolidation, virtualization, and cloud computing. This includes open, virtual, and efficient networking solutions in the following areas:
* Storage networking
* Data center and Ethernet fabric routing
* Software networking (including SDN and NFV)
* Campus networking

Questions Contact:
Douglas Dunn, dunnd@brocade.com

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UNAVCO Summer Intern Program

01/23/2015



UNAVCO Summer Internship Program
Geo-LAUNCHPAD


Applications Instructions for Geo-LAUNCHPAD


The Geo-LAUNCHPAD Internship is a summer internship program dedicated to exposing early academic career students to research and increasing diversity in the geosciences. This program is hosted by UNAVCO, Inc., in Boulder, Colorado and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) REU Site Program. The application deadline for this summer is February 10, 2015.

A successful candidate usually will:
* Be enrolled in a Community College, or be enrolled in a four year university but not yet started their Junior year
* Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
* Have completed College Algebra (minimum grade of B)
* Have completed at least one additional course in geology, physical geography, hydrology, environmental sciences, physics, math, geophysics or engineering (minimum grade of B)
* Have a Faculty Mentor from their home institution willing to support them before, during, and after the internship. See the Faculty Mentor page for more information
* Be interested in career paths involving science, technology, or engineering
* Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residence status
* Be comfortable with the internship requirements including living in Boulder, Colorado for the summer.

Application Instructions:
1. To apply to Geo-LAUNCHPAD, you must fill out the online application found here. The application has 10 steps, each with several questions:
a. On the first page, you do not need to upload a resume or CV. Select "Continue without uploading".
b. In Step 2, for questions about the job type and career level, select "Intern" or "Internship". You do not need to answer the questions about relevant work experience or desired salary.
c. In Step 3, you do not need to answer the questions about additional countries in which you are authorized to work or security clearance.
d. In Step 6, there is no need to upload your resume. Instead, please upload PDFs of all of your college transcripts (unofficial copies are accepted).
e. Step 7 includes the questions that are particular to the Geo-LAUNCHPAD program. You must provide a short essay response to one of these (max of 500 words). The essay question is listed below.
f. In Step 8, you will not need to answer any of the questions.



2. You will need a Faculty Mentor from your home institution who is willing to support you before, during, and after the internship. See the Faculty Mentor page for more information. Your mentor has to write you a letter of recommendation by the application deadline, which can be submitted here.

1. You will need to submit a pdf of all college transcripts through the application portal before the deadline. Unofficial transcripts are accepted.
2. Application submission deadline (including letter of reference from your Faculty Mentor) is February 10, 11:59 p.m., Mountain Time.

Note: If you have questions or are unable to complete the application online, please contact geolaunchpad@unavco.org or call 303-381-7500.

Applicant Questions - Please prepare your responses prior to starting your application
1. Address the following questions in a short (500 word limit) essay:
a. Introduce yourself and tell us how you first became interested in science or engineering.
b. Tell us about your research interests and career goals. What scientific or engineering topics most interest you in terms of research and a future career?
c. Please describe how you have helped someone in your family or community learn about or understand science.
d. Geo-LAUNCHPAD's mission includes increasing the diversity of the geoscience workforce by supporting students from historically underrepresented groups. Please describe how your life experiences and participation in the Geo-LAUNCHPAD Internship will support this mission.
2. Name, city, and state of current educational institution.
3. Your current major and minor (if any).
4. The name and email address of your Faculty Mentor.
5. Your expected graduation data.
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Microsoft Summer Experiance Program

01/23/2015



Great Summer Employment Opportunities with Microsoft!

2015 Microsoft Student Experience Program (SEP)


Spend your summer with Microsoft! The Student Experience Program (SEP) is a paid work experience program designed to provide recent high school graduates - recent college graduates opportunities to work on Microsoft's  Fargo, N.D. campus during the summer.  This program allows students to gain real-life working experience, while learning about the technology industry.

Program Specifics
* SEP opportunities are open to newly enrolled college freshman through recent college graduates.
* SEP candidates are hired as vendor staff (A-) through Kelly Service but work within Microsoft teams.
* SEP positions typically run June-August and work 40 hours weeks, but this is flexible and up to manager discretion.
* SEP is a paid program in which students receive $12/hr.

Available Roles
* Positions are available across a number of areas which may include:
oPartner Services
oIT
oMarketing
oMBS Operations
oUS Payroll
oWeb Design

2015 Program Specifics/Timeline
* Resumes and cover letters may be submitted to stasc@microsoft.com until February 13, 2015.
oPlease include SEP in the subject line.
* Please indicate in the email and/or cover letter what type of role you are interested in pursuing.
* Interviews will be scheduled between the dates of March 2nd - March 31st, 2015.


For additional information, please contact: Star-Ann Schank @ stasc@microsoft.com

Star-Ann Schank
Program Manager - Internal Communications & Programs
Office: 701-492-6384

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Essentia Internship - Duluth

01/23/2015



EssentiaHealth - Duluth MN
Web/Business Applications, Internship


Job Description:
The intern will perform a variety of technical support duties to ensure the timely installation, modification of Electronic Health Record (EHR), or support and repair of desktop and mobile information technology. Provides end users with first level support covering a wide variety of questions on systems, software, hardware, peripherals, services, etc. Responsibilities also include investigating assigned requests for services; researching and developing solutions to issues and requests; moving existing and installing new/upgraded end user equipment and software; troubleshooting and repairing desktop and mobile hardware and software; assisting users in effectively utilizing information technology; performing associated administrative/documentation tasks; assisting with internal process improvement initiatives; and maintaining up-to-date job knowledge. Routes more complex problems to other first, second or third level support following procedures. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers and others.


Our Values:
Quality Hospitality -  Respect – Justice - Stewardship - Teamwork
Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.


Job Skills Description:
* Education and/or years experience required
* Junior or senior level student currently enrolled in an accredited school working toward a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Health Information Management or equivalent.
* General knowledge of desktop and mobile hardware and software
* Basic knowledge of supported computer platforms, operating systems, and security.


TO APPLY:
Use: Auto req ID: 20173BR

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Ameriprise Tech Leadership Dev Program

01/23/2015



Ameriprise Financial
Technology Leadership Development Program

The Ameriprise Financial Technology Leadership Development Program offers the opportunity to contribute to the success of the company by delivering technology solutions that support the evolving needs of our clients, advisers, and employees.

Program participants are assigned to job rotations within our Technology business unit.  Each rotation will last approximately six months, and specific rotation assignments will be based on business need and participant interest. We encourage program participants to gain a broad technology background that will prepare them for a variety of future opportunities.  Participants will gain direct experience in the following Technology groups:

* Information Security
* Business Analytics
* Technology Infrastructure and Operations
* Application and Web Development
* Client Technology Experience
* Technology Architecture

After exploring different Technology roles, participants will post to a regular full-time position within Technology.
* Responsibilities
* Responsibilities may vary depending on assigned project and may include:
* Defining business requirements
* Developing user acceptance test plans
* Developing SOW and cost benefit analysis
* Developing, document, test and modify new and existing code
* Developing working knowledge of systems and processes

Requirements
* Training or education in technology/computer field and/or 1-3 years of proven development/programming/coding experience.
* First level knowledge and/or demonstrated technical ability to understand code and technology infrastructure in multiple environments.
* Demonstrated basic understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) and programming/development procedures.
* Effective oral and written communication skills along with logical, analytical and abstract thinking skills.
* Strong attention to detail, follow-through and time management skills.
* Demonstrated aptitude to quickly learn and apply new tools and processes.
* Interested in gaining broad experience in Technology
* Commitment to complete the full 18-month leadership development program

Benefits and program support
* Dedicated program managers will coordinate events, speakers, training opportunities, rotations and provide individual coaching and support
* A structured development program emphasizing technical, financial services and leadership training
* Formal goal setting and development plan process including quarterly development discussions and mid-year/end-of-year performance reviews
* Networking/social events and opportunities to participate in community service activities with other Ameriprise Financial employees

Here, you'll be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions. You'll work with other talented people who share your passion for doing great work that's in the best interest of our clients. And you'll have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office - and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a company that cares, put a rewarding career more within reach at Ameriprise Financial.

Take the next step.

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Points North Duluth SW Eng/Dev

01/23/2015




Points North - Duluth

Software Engineer/Developer



Points North, a Duluth technology company, seeks a Product Support person to manage customer accounts through training, implementation and ongoing support for their software solutions. Must have strong organizational and Microsoft Office skills.  Excellent communication, phone, and problem solving skills are required. Responsible for quality assurance and recommending product enhancements. Experience in web-based training techniques/systems a plus. Requires a degree in associated field or equivalent experience. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package.  EOE
Description:
Developers design, code, test, debug and document web and client applications.  They perform requirements analysis and documentation, data analysis and quality assurance.  Points North uses C#.Net development tools.

Qualifications:
* Solid experience with data analysis, SQL Server, .NET development, Entity Framework, Telerik controls, and TFS
* Good understanding of design and implementation of both client and web software
* IIS web server configuration - IP addressing, application pools
* Understanding of all aspects of a software development lifecycle
* Ability to analyze and document project requirements
* Encryption technology - SSL, signing, data encryption
* SQL Server database server configuration - maintenance plans, security, accessibility
* SQL database creation and management - relational design, data mapping, auditing
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint/Access/Visio)
* Proficiency with Team Foundation Software - Source Control Application
* Ability to work effectively in both team and individual environments
* Strong customer service skills
* Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects
* Good judgment in proactively identifying issues and recommending solutions
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other technical degree plus relevant work experience


To apply:
For confidential consideration, please send or email a resume and cover letter to careers@points-north.com or 371 Canal Park Drive, Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802.


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Internship Talk at ACM Club

01/22/2015



Internship Talk and Prospective Spring 2015 Calendar

Next week, January 28th, we'll have members discuss and describe their internship experiences.  These members will be available for questions and contact information.  We'll also talk about which electives would be most helpful for the different kind of internships.

Come join us in Heller Hall 338 Wednesdays at 4:00pm!

Calendar has prospective club meetings and discussion topics.

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Undergrad Research Opportunity Info Session

01/16/2015



Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Information Session
Thursday, February 5th
5:00 PM Bohannon 90

Proposal Deadline
Monday, February 23rd

*Up to $1,400 as scholarship
*Up to $300 for expenses

http://www.d.umn.edu/urop/

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Ameriprise Tech. Leadership Dev. Program

12/19/2014



Ameriprise Financial
Technology Leadership Development Program

The Ameriprise Financial Technology Leadership Development Program offers the opportunity to contribute to the success of the company by delivering technology solutions that support the evolving needs of our clients, advisors, and employees.

Program participants are assigned to job rotations within our Technology business unit.  Each rotation will last approximately six months, and specific rotation assignments will be based on business need and participant interest. We encourage program participants to gain a broad technology background that will prepare them for a variety of future opportunities.  Participants will gain direct experience in the following Technology groups:

* Information Security
* Business Analytics
* Technology Infrastructure and Operations
* Application and Web Development
* Client Technology Experience
* Technology Architecture

After exploring different Technology roles, participants will post to a regular full-time position within Technology.
* Responsibilities
* Responsibilities may vary depending on assigned project and may include:
* Defining business requirements
* Developing user acceptance test plans
* Developing SOW and cost benefit analysis
* Developing, document, test and modify new and existing code
* Developing working knowledge of systems and processes

Requirements
* Training or education in technology/computer field and/or 1-3 years of proven development/programming/coding experience.
* First level knowledge and/or demonstrated technical ability to understand code and technology infrastructure in multiple environments.
* Demonstrated basic understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) and programming/development procedures.
* Effective oral and written communication skills along with logical, analytical and abstract thinking skills.
* Strong attention to detail, follow-through and time management skills.
* Demonstrated aptitude to quickly learn and apply new tools and processes.
* Interested in gaining broad experience in Technology
* Commitment to complete the full 18-month leadership development program

Benefits and program support
* Dedicated program managers will coordinate events, speakers, training opportunities, rotations and provide individual coaching and support
* A structured development program emphasizing technical, financial services and leadership training
* Formal goal setting and development plan process including quarterly development discussions and mid-year/end-of-year performance reviews
* Networking/social events and opportunities to participate in community service activities with other Ameriprise Financial employees

Here, you'll be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions. You'll work with other talented people who share your passion for doing great work that's in the best interest of our clients. And you'll have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office - and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a company that cares, put a rewarding career more within reach at Ameriprise Financial.

Take the next step.

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Ameriprise Financial Tech Intern

12/19/2014



Ameriprise Financial
Technology Intern

Technology provides corporate computing and network infrastructure support and technology to clients, advisors and employees.

The Ameriprise Financial Technology Intern program offers participating individuals exposure to a broad range of Technology initiatives, along with the chance to gain direct experience in one or more of the following areas:
* Technology Infrastructure
* Architecture and Application Development
* Information Security
* Technology Operations

The program is 11 weeks long, full-time 40 hours per week.

Requirements
* Junior status with Management Information Systems(MIS) or Computer Science concentration
* Previous internship experience within Technology while in college (preferred)
* Coding experience in Java or SSRS, SSAS knowledge
* GPA of 3.3 or above
* High level of self-motivation with strong integrity and ethics
* Ability to influence and strong relationship management skills
* Demonstrated leadership focus with ability to drive results
* Creative, strategic, and flexible skill sets
* Interested in gaining broad experience

Benefits and program support
* Competitive wage and competitive benefits
* An assigned experienced leader/mentor to help support  your role and career development
* Dedicated program managers to coordinate events, speakers, training opportunities, rotations and provide individual coaching and support
* A structured development program emphasizing technical, financial services and leadership training
* Formal goal setting and development plan process including quarterly development discussions and mid-year/end-of-year performance reviews
* Networking/social events and opportunities to participate in community service activities with other Ameriprise Financial employees

Here, you'll be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions. You'll work with other talented people who share your passion for doing great work that's in the best interest of our clients. And you'll have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office - and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a company that cares, put a rewarding career more within reach at Ameriprise Financial.

Take the next step.

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Multiple CS Jobs at EcoLab

12/18/2014



EcoLab - St Paul & Eagan, MN
Multiple CS Jobs

Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world, businesses in the food, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environments clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.
As a trusted partner in more than 1 million locations, we provide consistent, world-class service across the globe. We meet the challenges of an evolving world with expertise and innovation. We touch what is fundamental to quality of life. And together with our customers, we help make the world a better place. Everywhere It Matters.

Job Openings
St Paul, MN. Posted: Dec 11, 2014

Eagan, MN. Posted: Dec 9, 2014

St. Paul, MN. Posted: Dec 5, 2014

St. Paul, MN. Posted: Dec 4, 2014

St Paul, MN. Posted: Dec 4, 2014

St Paul, MN. Posted: Nov 29, 2014

St Paul, MN. Posted: Nov 25, 2014

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Multiple CS Openings at Digi-Key

12/18/2014




Digi-Key
Current Open Positions

With the exception of one software engineering job which is based in Bloomington, all other jobs are based in Thief River Falls. Except where noted, all positions are full-time, in Thief River Falls, and based within the Information Technology Department.
To view listings and to apply go to: https://www.digikey.com/application/
 

 Open Positions
Applications Engineer Intern (Intern)
Manager, Core Systems
Manager, Enterprise Support
Manager, IT Architecture
Manager, SW Test Eng
Thief River Falls
Network Administrator
Research Analyst
Software Engineer (Bloomington)
Software Engineer
SW Eng - Web Dev
SW Eng (Intern)
SW Eng, Incident Mgnt & Tools
SW Quality Assurance
Technical Support Eng
Technical Support Specialist

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ESRI Twin Cities Internship

12/17/2014



ESRI - Minneapolis, MN
Software Development Internship


Locations:
Minneapolis, MN; St. Louis, MO; Johnstown, PA; Olympia, WA; DC; Redlands, CA


WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
Put your programming skills to the test as you work alongside senior staff to design and develop the next generation of Esri's innovative software.

Depending on your areas of study and interest, you'll work on our desktop, web, mobile, 2D/3D visualization, imagery, or core server team.

We seek students who are majoring in computer science and have knowledge in one or more of these programming languages: C++, C#, .NET, Silverlight, Java, JavaScript, HTML5, or web and/or mobile technology; no GIS required!

This past summer, interns in Software Development worked on a wide range of challenging projects such as
* Creating, running, and analyzing automated and manual tests for the latest version of ArcGIS for Desktop
* Creating Python scripts to verify geocoding requests for addresses all over the world
* Designing, implementing, and testing point-to-point routing functionality for the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android


ABOUT ESRI:
Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.
Learn more and apply online at www.esri.com/careers.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
ESRI Software Development Intern

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CH Robinson Eden Prairie Internship

12/15/2014



C.H. ROBINSON - Eden Prairie, MN
IT Intern - Summer 2015 Internship


Position Description: Entry Level, Full-Time:
Want to stretch your boundaries and accelerate your career?  C.H. Robinson - one of the world's largest third party logistics providers - is looking for talented students who are excited to dig in, be challenged and have a direct impact on our global technology!  We're hiring Summer 2015 Interns for Developers/Programmers and IT Business Analysts.

From day one of your internship you will have hands on, meaningful responsibilities that will challenge and reward you. Use your ingenuity and creativity to build in-house systems from the ground up. You will work on projects that drive toward our vision of a single global technology platform that supports efficient and effective delivery of high value features our business users need. C.H. Robinson is an industry leader in logistics technology and you can be a part of cutting-edge solutions.

Work with teams that build and support the technology solutions that drive our business. Get ready to dig into a platform built to handle sudden shifts in the logistics market and a diverse range of customer needs. At C.H. Robinson we leverage multiple technologies including .NET/C#, WPF, Java, Web Services, SQL, and HTML5 along with a variety of development methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, TDD and BDD.  The training and hands-on experience you gain through the IT Internship Program will give you the confidence you need to advance your career here. Mentors will train you on our systems and introduce you to leaders throughout the organization.

You are an ideal IT intern candidate if you:
* Have an understanding of software and application design, development and project management principles.
* Thrive in a collaborative, creative, dynamic workplace
* Are an innovative problem solver who is passionate about leveraging technology to solve complex business problems
* Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* For Intern Developer candidates, coursework or experience in one or more of the following areas: Object Oriented design, relational database design, web development, mobile app development, desktop application development
As an intern you will work with software development teams to design, develop, test and deliver technology solutions that have real business value.  You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. C.H. Robinson is a place where you are valued as an individual and recognized for your accomplishments and potential.

Required Education
All interns must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Information Technology, MIS, Computer Science, Business Administration or related area and have completed at least two years toward an undergraduate degree.

For complete listing, instructions & to apply go to:

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bswing Web Developer Opening

12/11/2014



bswing - Minneapolis, MN
Web Developer


Position Summary
bswing is looking for a talented web developer to join our team. The technology team creates rapid prototypes, custom applications, content management and e-commerce solutions, and technical specifications. Web developers provide technical leadership, and collaborate with researchers, designers, and information architects to craft innovative solutions and high-quality products. We're a small shop with a fun and diverse set of clients, which guarantees you'll tackle a wide range of projects and technical challenges.


Key Responsibilities
*  Develop HTML/CSS/JavaScript client applications for mobile and web
*  Build and maintain server applications using a variety of technologies, including ASP.NET, C#, SQL, & XML
*  Collaborate with the design team on crafting effective and engaging interactive experiences
*  Create detailed documentation and functional specifications
*  Get inspired by well-designed code
*  Communicate clearly with a multidisciplinary team
*  Build client relationships
*  Work within budgets and deadlines


Skills & Knowledge
*  1-3 years professional experience (recent grads with strong skills and relevant project experience are also encouraged to apply)
*  Understanding of the capabilities and limits of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, media queries, and other presentation layer technologies
*  Understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
*  Experience working with content management systems, such as WordPress, Drupal, Kentico, and SiteCore
*  Technical aptitude
*  Strong interest in learning
*  Great communication skills
*  Undergraduate degree or equivalent


Please send a note and resume to jobs@bswing.com. If possible, please include links to relevant examples of your work. Thank you for your interest in bswing.


About bswing
bswing brings smart design to life. We partner with clients seeking to create products and experiences that matter, and organizations large and small that aspire to do remarkable things. Join us!                                               

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Applied Engineering Solutions, MN

12/11/2014



Applied Engineering Solutions
Minneapolis/Brooklyn Park, MN

Applied Engineering Technology, Inc. / Applied Engineering, Inc. has an immediate opening for an Applications Engineer/Specialist in the Minneapolis/Brooklyn Park, MN area. The Applications Engineer/Specialist is responsible for software product demonstrations and presentations, technical training, conducting business technology assessments and software support related to the successful implementation of CAD/CAM software [...]

Applied Engineering Technology, Inc./Applied Engineering, Inc. is accepting applications for talented Design Engineers in the Minneapolis/Brooklyn Park, MN area. At Applied, you will have the chance to work with a team of passionate, innovative engineers who are focused on solving a wide variety of engineering challenges in a product development [...]


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Datalink, Sr CS Consultant Opening

12/11/2014



Datalink - Minneapolis, MN
Senior Consultant, Data & Storage Migration, Data Center Transformation
  
Job Description: 
The Senior Consultant serves as Principal Architect for data storage and data migration projects. Projects will range in size from small, medium  and stand-alone projects or components of a much larger data transformation project encompassing multiple enterprise data centers. The Senior Consultant serves as a trusted advisor to Datalink clients. The incumbent will assess current data structure, data elements,  architect and design data storage and data migration upgrades, enhancements, platform consolidations, and platform migrations for enterprise customers.

* Design technical and business architectures, as needed
* Perform data storage implementations and validations and platform-to-platform data migrations
* Lead and assist with development of new practice related materials
* Manage project engagements or a portions of larger enterprise engagements
* Oversee the full scope of consulting engagement activities to engagement deliverables
* Develop and/or direct activities and personnel in the preparation of final deliverables
* Establish credibility & interface with customers  by building customer relationships
* Contribute intellectual capital to engagements
* Sets priorities appropriately; ensuring high quality products are delivered in a timely manner
* Interact with other Datalink organizations, as necessary, during engagement related tasks
* Maintain project plans and communication plans
* Support day-to-day project delivery activities
* Perform all other duties, as assigned
* Adhere to Datalink's Core Values
* This position may include travel up to seventy (70%) percent

Minimum Required Experience and Education: 
All positions require excellent verbal and written communication skills, Knowledge of sound business practices and a proven track record of exceeding customer expectations and anticipating their needs are also required. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US without requiring sponsorship. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time.

The ideal candidate needs to demonstrate deep expertise in several of the following areas:
* Bachelor of Science in Business/Computer Science/Technology or related field. 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
* 3+ years of data storage architecture and/or data migration experience and possess Subject Matter 
* Expert (SME) level experience in data migration planning and technologies.
* Data Migration processes (replication, de-duplication, etc.)
* RAID storage products, SAN Fibre architecture, UNIX (Solaris, AIX, Linux)
* Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, VMware, Cisco Prime DCNM, Cisco DCNM, Cisco Nexus
* Familiarity with networking technologies
* Experience working with SAN and/or NAS - NetApp, EMC, HDS, Dell
* Backup and Archiving - Symantec (NBU/EV & FSA), CommVault, SounceOne, etc.
* Must be able to adhere to Datalink's Core Values
* Ability to travel seventy (70%) percent is also required

Primary Skills:Storage Architecture, Data Migration Architecture, Virtualization, VMware, Cisco

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Bay West - DB Admin

12/10/2014



Bay West - St. Paul, MN
Database Administrator


Description:
Bay West is seeking an IT professional with experience in both server and database administration. The Data Base Administrator (DBA) is responsible for providing technical support for the database environment including overseeing the development and organization of the databases, assessment and implementation of new technologies. In addition to fulfilling the role of DBA, the candidate will work closely with the Sr. Systems Admin in supporting the IT infrastructure and Bay West employees.

Responsibilities include:
* Designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining GIS databases
* Provides technical assistance for a variety of data, information management and tracking systems
* Responsible for integration of GIS databases and applications into GIS solutions
* Develops a methodology for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas
* Develops a security scheme for the database environment, as well as assisting in disaster recovery if necessary
* Assist Sr. Systems Admin in supporting Bay West's IT servers and network
* Join IT support team in managing help desk tickets and requests for Bay West Employees

Required Skills:
* BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience.
* 2-3 years database experience (Microsoft SQL Server preferred)
* Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
* Self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
* Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
* Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Desired Skills / Experience:
* MS SQL Server 2005 through 2012 administration
* Windows Server 2003 through 2012 R2 administration
* GIS knowledge and background
* Active Directory
* VMware/Hyper-V Experience

Preferred Qualifications:
* 2+ years of experience working with Microsoft SQL Server in a developer or database administrator capacity.
* Strong understanding of system administration.

View Complete Listing & Apply At: http://baywest.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php

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CS Jobs at AON - Minneapolis

12/10/2014



AON  Minneapolis
Multiple CS Jobs open


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Home-Based Technical Implementation Specialist - SPOK

12/09/2014



SPOK - Eden Prairie, MN
Technical Implementation specialist

*Candidates can be located anywhere in the U.S. as this is a home-based position.

Description: Requ #:14-0140
As a Technical Implementation Specialist you will travel to customer sites approximately 70%+ of the time to install, setup, troubleshoot, and train customers on our unique enterprise software solutions. Non-travel days will be spent resolving issues from your previous site and preparing for your next site. This is an exciting position for a seasoned professional or a new college grad looking to gain experience in the software industry!

Essential Functions:
Implement and Troubleshoot:
During the implementation process, you will respond, troubleshoot and resolve issues and problems discovered while installing our applications at a customer site. You must know when to escalate issues when appropriate.
Analysis and Review:
Provide proactive resolutions to developing problems. Suggests modifications when necessary, that may result in a permanent fix to a problem.
Training:
*  Maintains familiarity with current and previous versions of all products, procedures and processes and technology supported through Customer Service by participating in-house training sessions offered.
*  May be called upon to provide customer training for all Spok applications.
Customer Relations:
Manages customer relationship by not being afraid to pick up the phone and call a customer when responding to a problem or a question.
Communication:
*  Communicates with various Spok departments regarding their roles and performance requirements.
*  Directs and performs follow up as necessary to complete projects and elicit customer satisfaction.
*  Communicates with customers as primary contact during the implementation process, progress and completion.
*  Participates in customer conference calls, and at times may have to facilitate and conduct customer conference calls.
Documentation:
*  Creates and maintains process, standards, and upgrade documentation.
*  Follows installation standards, project plans and related documentation to ensure a high level of success during the implementation process.
Reporting:
*  Evaluates and reports project outcomes, customer satisfaction and customer concerns.
* Reports project status, schedules, issues, resolutions and completions to the Senior Consultant or the Project Manager.
* Complete Open Air Timesheets on a weekly to bi-weekly basis.

Requirements:
*  Previous technical implementation experience preferred but not required
*  Prior experience in computer terminology and practices
*  Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong customer service
*  Ability to work with a variety of computer software products on a personal computer.
*  Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills
*  Ability to work in a team and maintain a pleasant manner in stressful situations
*  Demonstrates strong energy, performing when schedules, deliverables, or customers require it
*  Demonstrated understanding of impact of current, new and proposed product features
*  Understanding of new system implementation and installation processes
* Demonstrates "can do" attitude, quickly acquiring and applying skills and knowledge in a timely manner; aggressively seeks to gain solid understanding of all Spok products

Technical Requirements
Linux experience
- MS Office Suite
- Windows Registry & PC Application Setup
- SQL
- Oracle
- VPN Solutions


For complete listing about Spok, or to apply visit www.spok.com

(the full job posting can also be viewed here)

or email Jordan Bengston a resume at jordan.bengtson@spok.com.

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IT Consultant - Hopkins, MN

12/09/2014



Concord USA - Hopkins, MN
IT Consultant

At Concord, we need consultants to help build next-generation integrated business systems for some of the world's leading enterprises. You will learn how leading companies do business; how they analyze and optimize their business processes; and how they use IT to achieve strategic and operational advantages. You will be part of a team of gifted technical consultants who understand how business and technology should work together to help people and companies get ahead.

REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor or master's degree in computer science or math preferred.
* Willingness to travel.
* 0-2 years of general work experience, internships a bonus.
* Effective communication, decision-making, and problem solving skills.
* Highly organized, effective in multi-tasking and ability to meet deadlines.

APPLY:
* Send your resume to Katie Nelson: katie.nelson@concordusa.com
* Or upload your resume: http://concordusa.com/careers

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Compudyne - Duluth & St. Paul

12/08/2014



Work for Compudyne - Duluth/St. Paul

The Compudyne culture is all about teamwork that breeds success. To deliver the best service to the best clients, we retain and keep the best talent.
Compudyne was built one person at a time. Behind everything we do are relationships with integrity. We never stop searching and exploring opportunities to meet quality individuals. If you have the confidence and desire to be part of an ever-evolving team of professionals, we encourage you to contact us and let us know who you are.
We encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter to:  recruiting@compudyne.com


Current Openings:

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Points North SW job Duluth

12/08/2014




Points North - Duluth
Software Engineer/Developer

For confidential consideration, please send or email a resume and cover letter to careers@points-north.comor 371 Canal Park Drive, Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802.
The position description below is a common position at Points North.

Software Engineer/Developer
Developers design, code, test, debug and document web and client applications.  They perform requirements analysis and documentation, data analysis and quality assurance.  Points North uses C#.Net development tools.

Qualifications
* Solid experience with data analysis, SQL Server, .NET development, Entity Framework, Telerik controls, and TFS
* Good understanding of design and implementation of both client and web software
* IIS web server configuration - IP addressing, application pools
* Understanding of all aspects of a software development lifecycle
* Ability to analyze and document project requirements
* Encryption technology - SSL, signing, data encryption
* SQL Server database server configuration - maintenance plans, security, accessibility
* SQL database creation and management - relational design, data mapping, auditing
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint/Access/Visio)
* Proficiency with Team Foundation Software - Source Control Application
* Ability to work effectively in both team and individual environments
* Strong customer service skills
* Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects
* Good judgment in proactively identifying issues and recommending solutions
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other technical degree plus relevant work experience

 To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@points-north.com

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Duluth YMCA IT Internship Open

12/05/2014

Organization: Duluth Area Family YMCA
Internship: Information Technology Specialist

Reports To: Human Resources and Information Technology Director
Hours: 10 hours per week, Flexible
Term: This internship is available during the Fall, Winter/Spring and Summer terms.
The Y: We're for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Position Summary: Provide technology troubleshooting, network support, and training on the Y's technology infrastructure.

Essential Functions:
1. Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to technology, including computers, printers, copies, phones, and fitness technology.
2. Monitor network status and provide maintenance and updates.
3. Assist with long range technology planning and budgeting.
4. Provide group and one-on-one training to staff.
5. Work with service providers and consultants from the community.

Opportunities: We are very open to using your creative ideas and knowledge to enhance your experience during your internship. This position has flexibility for creativity and new ideas.
YMCA Competencies: Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising. Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others. Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Qualifications:
1. Pursuing AAS/BS/BA in Computer Sciences, IT, or other related field.
2. Experience with basic troubleshooting of Windows-based systems.
3. Able to work both on own initiative and as part of a team.
4. Knowledge Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange preferred.
Compensation: Interns do receive a YMCA membership during their internship. They also will receive a great experience working in the non-profit sector with one of the largest non-profit organizations in the nation. We will work with you and your school to assist you in receiving college credit. It is the responsibility of the student to determine if academic credit is available through his/her degree program.

Contact Information: Gina Miller Volunteer & Internship Coordinator Duluth Area Family YMCA 302 West First Street | Duluth, MN 55802 (P) 218 722 4745 ext 159 (F) 218 722 4746 (E) gmiller@duluthymca.org (W) www.duluthymca.org

Application Process:
o YMCA Internship Application (found at www.duluthymca.org)
o Cover Letter
o Resume
o Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can write about your background skills relevant to the internship for which you are applying

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