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Netgain Internship - St Cloud, MN


NetGain - Saint Cloud, MN
Part Time - Programmer Analyst Internship

Special Requirements: Working toward a BS in CS, BCIS, or similar.
Position Specifications:
* Part-time | Flexible with school schedule
* Position available immediately through summer
* Possibility of full-time hire upon graduation

Job Purpose/Summary Statement:
To develop, improve, and strengthen customer relationships through the improvement, design, and development of an existing documentation and support portal.

Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:
* Utilize strong analytical and communication skills and experience to assess strategic business needs in designing software solutions.
* Develop applications for the network business computing environment, including web-accessible online applications. Utilize skill sets and understanding of object-oriented programming, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, TSQL, relational databases, and others.
* Perform all phases of systems and programming development and maintenance.
* Assist the development team leaders in translating system requirements into a feasible design solution while ensuring that the technical strategy is sound.
* Prepare status updates and walkthroughs and communicate with project manager, development team leaders, and technical team members.
* Provide quality assurance testing within criteria specified by scope documents and functional specifications.
* Interact with project team members during bug-fixing time and with the project manager to ensure that all bugs are addressed and resolved when the project is delivered.
* Suggest innovative and creative new ideas and ways of improving processes.
* Cooperate with other employees to create a trusting, honest, and productive work team.

Required Technical Proficiencies:
* Proficient understanding of debugging techniques and technical problem analysis.
* Proficient understanding of PHP, JavaScript, TSQL, and relational databases.
* Excellent understanding of object-oriented design constructs and the use of modules/classes.
* Operational understanding of IP- based computer networking within LAN and WAN environments, and how software is constructed for the distributed network environment.
* Work independently and manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously.
* Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Preferred Technical Proficiencies:
* Experience building testable PHP/JavaScript applications within existing frameworks.
* Operational understanding of Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012.
* Experience working with Windows Server 2008/2012 and IIS 7/8.
* Ability to conduct a systems analysis of a business problem.
* Experience with Git or other version control systems

Author: cford


Compudyne Duluth - Level 4 Tech


Compudyne - Duluth, MN
Service Technician - Level 4

Be a part of something big.
Compudyne supports businesses, large and small, with IT resources that drive success. We're a large provider of remote and on-site IT services, network consulting, hardware/software installation and high speed business internet services. Most importantly, we explore cutting-edge, secure solutions that help our clients become more efficient and more connected.

Find your niche.
As a Service Technician - Level 4, you'll address technically complex problems, providing high level support to staff and clients. You will work closely with internal staff to manage crisis situations and utilize your critical thinking and multi-tasking skills to ensure Compudyne customers have a positive experience. We'll need you to own escalated technical issues and prepare resolution plans while assisting, training and mentoring co-workers on best practices for technology solutions. To get a better idea of the position, here's a few of the key responsibilities:

Take ownership of crisis accounts and deliver a completed solution, then hand back to service teams
* Communicate professionally internally and externally while working within time constraints
* Recommend changes that are needed to methods, processes and hardware/software to provide a better working environment for our end-users
* Lead triage meetings to share knowledge with other engineers and develop customer solutions efficiently
* Create/review advanced technical content including KB articles, whitepapers, training documents, technical triages and more
* Research emerging technologies and recommend use that can be applied to client environments
* Assist in the development of cost benefit analysis for different technology solutions
* Actively seek and apply new knowledge and skills to Compudyne's customer base

Develop your skills.
Going in, you'll need an associate's degree in Information Technology, business or equivalent education/experience. We require 7-10 years of experience working in IT or a related field. Also, you should be an expert in the Microsoft Windows OS arenas and with Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, security and virtualization technologies and remote desktops. To stand out as a candidate, you need to have the following certifications or be willing to get them within the first year: MCSE or MCSA and VCP. We'd love it if you had a strong background in TCP/IP networking, firewalls, switches, storage technologies and project management.

Get rewarded.
We appreciate our employees and want to prove it. Compudyne combines competitive wages with an excellent bonus package that includes Medical, Dental, Group Life and Disability Insurance, 401K and PTO. We also provide lots of perks to continually thank you for your hard work.

Join our team.
We like to work with people who can communicate clearly and learn quickly. Every day is a new challenge, and we're constantly seeking ways to help our team get better at what we do. If that's you, we want you on our team. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to We look forward to hearing from you.

Author: cford


Compudyne Duluth - Level 1 Tech


Compudyne - Duluth, MN
Hosted/Cloud Service Technical - Level 1

Be a part of something big.
Compudyne is celebrating 25 years of supporting businesses, large and small, with IT resources that drive success. We're the region's leading provider of remote and on-site IT services, network consulting, hardware/software installation and high speed business internet services.  Most importantly, we explore cutting-edge, secure solutions that help our clients become more efficient and more connected.

Find your niche:
As a Hosted/Cloud Service Technician - Level 1, you'll collaborate with exceptional people to deploy, monitor, maintain and document the service life cycles of cloud products such as hosted servers and exchange, backup solutions and secure mail technologies. You will partner with customers to develop, test and implement creative solutions while serving as the senior technical resource for our service team. You’ll address client concerns with clear, professional communication and excellent customer service. This position is your chance to work closely with management to improve communication and develop work processes for the team and other departments.

Develop your skills:
Going in, you need to have a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and 2 years of progressive experience in the industry. To stand out as a candidate, we would love it if you had the following experience/skills:
* Strong understanding of virtualization technologies, primarily Microsoft and VMware configurations
* Knowledge of network technologies such as TCP/IP, firewalls, SSL VPN appliances, IPSEC tunneling
* Experience with disaster recovery design and execution including backup and restore methods
* Ability to visualize big picture hosted/cloud products and make recommendations for implementation
* Exposure to Storage Area Network with client connectivity via fiber channel of ISCSI technologies
* Time management skills, ensuring projects are completed professionally and efficiently
* Capacity to establish working relationship with customers, coworkers and vendors
* Ardent desire for personal and professional development and advanced training

Get rewarded:
We appreciate our employees and want to prove it. Compudyne combines competitive wages with an excellent bonus package that includes Medical, Dental, Group Life and Disability Insurance, 401K and PTO. We also provide numerous perks to continually thank you for your hard work.

Join our team:
We like to work with people who can communicate clearly and learn quickly. Every day is a new challenge, and we're constantly seeking ways to help our team get better at what we do. If that's you, we want you on our team.  To apply, email your cover letter and resume to We look forward to hearing from you.

Author: cford


Saturn Systems - Entry Level Programmer


Saturn Systems - Duluth, MN
Programmer (Entry Level)

 We have multiple openings for entry level programmers and software engineers. We develop applications using C# ASP.NET, Java, JavaScript, C++ and SQL, plus other environments. In these positions, you will work with experienced developers to provide any or all of software analysis, design, development and testing. You will use your leadership and communication skills to work effectively with clients and teammates, all working in an agile environment. This is an excellent opportunity for you to start your software engineering career. We have openings in our corporate offices in Duluth, MN, on the shores of Lake Superior, one of the best places to live in this country. In addition, we have openings in our branch office in Grand Rapids, MN.

Skills and Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
* Familiarity with C# ASP.NET, Java or C/C++, or comparable software development toolset
* Software analysis and design
* Good oral and written communication skills

Ideal Experience:
* College internship
* C# ASP.NET, Java or C/C++ programming experience
* Familiar with Microsoft IIS or Apache Tomcat
* Familiar with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, XML and jQuery Web services (SOAP and REST)
* MVC design pattern

About Saturn Systems:
Saturn Systems is a software engineering firm located in Duluth, MN. We provide software development services to companies throughout the country. The work is done from our offices in Duluth, MN, and little travel is required. We are the largest software development organization in Minnesota north of the Twin Cities. Our offices are very casual with flexible telecommuting and work hours. We offer full benefits, including medical, dental, 401K with matching contributions, paid holidays, paid vacation and other paid leave. We seek the best software engineers to work in a challenging and rewarding environment, right on the shores of Lake Superior.


Saturn Systems
314 W Superior St, Suite #1015
Duluth, MN 55802

Author: cford


Points North - Duluth, MN


North Point Geographic Solutions - Duluth, MN
GIS Programmer/Developer Intern

Candidates needing H1B sponsorship are welcome.
Previous GIS experience not required.

North Point Geographic Solutions (NPGS), located in Duluth MN is seeking a self motivated, talented individual who is eager to join our growing small business team as an intern, with the potential for long-term employment! We are an Esri business partner and specialize in creating custom GIS solutions for our clients using the latest GIS technologies, including ArcGIS Online and Mobile/Web applications. You will become an integral part of a small, dynamic team utilizing agile development philosophies and focused on rapid speed-to-market. You may also work on multiple large geographic information system projects for federal and state agencies, and have opportunities to gain leadership skills by assisting with coordinating smaller scale GIS projects as well.

Ability to work full-time over the spring/summer and potentially longer, are preferred. We are willing to coordinate with class schedules if needed.

* Graduate student (or recent graduate) in Computer Science, Information Systems, GIS, or related fields, OR undergraduate with minimum 3 years of college coursework and equivalent Computer Science/IT skills/experience.
* Preferred knowledge of the following: ArcGIS, JavaScript, PL/SQL, Python, Visual Basic .Net, CSS, HTML5, PHP
* Eager to learn and faster learner
* Good communication skills and team spirit
* Must be authorized to work in United States

Please email all resumes along with cover letter to Carolyn Adams at:

Author: cford


UMD - Staff Tech Support


Job Close Date: 05-16-2014

UMD Sci/Engr, Swenson College
Technology Support

Requisition Number: 190553
Appointment Term: 12 month, Continuing, 40 hours/week, M-F
Starting Rate: $19.69

Required/Preferred Qualifications:
The application is the official document used to determine that the applicant meets minimum qualifications to be considered for the position. Therefore, the application must demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications.

The Swenson College of Science and Engineering (SCSE) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth seeks a talented information technology professional to serve as a support person for the needs of the SCSE office and to assist with the technology needs of individual departments in SCSE. The Technology Support professional will be responsible for helping to develop and to maintain the college website as well as the departmental websites of the individual departments of SCSE. In addition, the Technology Support professional will serve as liaison between SCSE and UMD's Information Technology Support and Services to help address computer security needs within the SCSE. Additionally, the Technology Support professional may be called on to assist with ordering, installation and maintenance of various information technology devices as needed by the college. Finally, the Technology Support professional may be asked to serve on committees with faculty, staff and students to make decisions about the technology needs of SCSE. Ideal candidates will have excellent technical and interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellence in the support of SCSE needs.

-BS/BA degree in computer science, computer information systems, or a computer technology related field, or a combination of technical education and relevant professional level work experience totaling four years.
-Experience maintaining websites.
-Experience configuring and troubleshooting security software.
-Experience configuring and troubleshooting devices and applications.

-Experience developing and implementing website designs.
-Experience working with a wide variety of technology needs.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-High energy and team focused personality.

-Maintain and update the websites (collegiate and departmental) of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering (SCSE).
-Assist in the design, redesign and creation of new content for the websites of the SCSE (collegiate, departmental, staff and faculty).
-Provide training to college staf and faculty as needed for developing webpages and other web content.
-Monitor the SCSE websites and provide reports on the usage of the website as needed.
-Serve as a liaison between SCSE and ITSS with regards to computer security issues and assist in the preparation of reports on security issues for the U of M auditors.
-Help to maintain online inventory systems to track capital and non-capital assets of the college.
-Provide tech support (software installation, printer support, troubleshooting) as needed for faculty and staff within the college and work with ITSS on larger scale issues that may affect technology within the college.
-Serve on committees and attend meetings as needed to support the college's needs in information technology.

In order for your application to be complete, you MUST attach your resume and a cover letter to this online application, Applications received via e-mail or hard copy will not be accepted.

View Entire Listing & Apply At:

If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact UMD Human Resources & Equal Opportunity via email to


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the University of Minnesota Disability Specialist; please contact 612-624-3316.

Veterans and individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Author: cford


Intern at Tennant Company - Golden Valley


Tennant Company - Golden Valley, MN

IT Intern

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Job Description:
Tennant Company is a recognized leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions for industrial and commercial markets, with more than $740 million in 2012 revenues. With a focus on innovation, such as our ec-H2O products, and sustainability; Tennant Company envisions its role in the global marketplace as the company that will create a cleaner, safer world through the delivery of innovative cleaning systems.

World headquarters are located in Minneapolis in the USA; and European headquarters are in Antwerp, Belgium. We have manufacturing and logistics facilities in Kentucky, Michigan and Minnesota in the USA; the Netherlands; the United Kingdom; Brazil and China. Tennant employs staff in 15 countries, including: the USA, Canada, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Singapore, and Australia.

In this challenging role, the IT Intern is responsible for responding to inquiries and requests for assistance with the organization's computer systems or PCs. The intern position will work 20 hours per week identifying, analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving problems with the aim of eliminating recurrences and reducing calls to the Help Desk. Additionally this position will focus on the following areas:

1. Problem analysis and resolution
* Analyzes and resolves problems assigned to the Infrastructure ticket queue.
* Supports at a minimum Microsoft Office, Windows 7, Standard Desktop/laptops, data network, telephony equipment as needed.

2. Operational Ticket Resolution
* Investigates causes, tests solutions, and puts solutions in place to reduce calls to the help desk.
* Fixes causes, not just solutions.
* Works to eliminate recurring problems and reasons to call.

3. Customer Service
* Must think of the customer as the most important part of the job.
* Involves dealing with and/or responding positively to complaints and problems.
* Promotes a professional support image
* Understanding priorities and objectives and taking an active role in accomplishing these objectives.

4. Communication
* Keeps peers and End User/Alt End User informed of trends, significant problems, unexpected delays and anything new in the environment.
* Keeps customers informed of progress on problems that cannot be resolved on first call.

Required Skills:
* Problem Solving - The ability to identify and resolve problems quickly and effectively. Understands entire process from logging to informing customer solution is in place; knows when to escalate; implements solutions not fixes.
* Proactive Thinking - The ability to take initiative to make improvements. Anticipate customer needs; looks for ways to make things better for the customer, to eliminate recurring problems, calls, is constantly learning.
* Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Listens and gets clarification of requests.
* Responds well to questions.
* Ability to interact and communicate clearly in English with people over the telephone, often in stressful situations.
* Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar.
* Customer Skills - The ability to interact with customers in a polite and professional manner.
* Regards customer as most important part of job; respectful of customers and manages difficult or emotional customer situations.
* Responds promptly to customer needs and requests for service and assistance.
* Professionalism - Uses time efficiently.
* Approaches others in a tactful manner.
* Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
* Accepts responsibility for own actions.
* Flexibility - Performs a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities.
* Accepts new challenges, responsibilities and assignments.
* Works outside of ordinary routine.
* Views problems or business situations from both own as well as another's perspective.
* Adjusts to multiple demands and satisfying priorities. Possesses versatility demonstrated through performance and/or some experience in multiple skill sets.
* Technical - The ability to learn technical product information quickly and accurately.

Required Experience:
* Attending a two-year technical degree program, completed coursework pertaining to Microsoft. Microsoft Certification is a plus.
* 1-2 years' work experience in a customer focused environment.
* Working knowledge of MS Office, Windows 7, Microsoft Exchange, Hardware Diagnostics, and Data Network Fundamentals.

Author: cford


2 IS Analysts - Hibbing


Fairview Hospital, Hibbing
2 Information System Analysts

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Hours: 80 Hrs 2/Weeks Days; occasional evenings; weekends

The main skill we are looking for is SQL. SSIS would be a big plus.
The Systems Analyst's role is to plan, design, develop, and launch efficient information and operations systems in support of core organizational functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of Fairview Range's IT investments.

Associate's Degree or equivalent work experience required; Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum of two years of system analysis and database concepts required; five years of experience in systems analysis with healthcare background, SQL knowledge, and HL7 experience preferred. Two years of experience in systems analysis and design, database concepts, and cost/benefit analysis required; five years preferred.

Author: cford


Allete Programmer I - Duluth, MN


Allete - Duluth
Programmer Analyst I

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular/Non-Union Position

Tracking Code: 2012517/Open until Filled
This position, in ITS Applications, will be a member of the Business Support group primarily responsible for providing technical and functional expertise for the Oracle eBusiness Suite. The position will be located downtown working directly with various functional areas, including Accounting, Human Resources and Purchasing. 

General Purpose
* With assistance, provides technical analysis, programming &  support including: requirement analysis, object oriented program design, program development, modifications and enhancements, problem resolution and monitoring of computer systems to meet business objectives for Business Support applications, primarily, Oracle eBusiness Suite for Financial, Human Resources and Supply Chain functions.
* Analyzes, creates, re-engineers, implements and continuously improves processes utilizing available technologies to ensure operational, regulatory and security standards are met, data interfaces are effective, and data integrity is not compromised; keeps information confidential.
* Develop, execute and coordinate proper tests to assure system requirements and data integrity are met according to operational and regulatory standards.
* Provides training & support to internal staff in the productive use of computer systems.
* Work as part of a cross-functional support team.
* Maintains application related functional and technical knowledge and expertise by attending and seeking educational opportunities through formal training, networks and professional forums.

Required Skills:
* Applied knowledge of basic SQL and PL/SQL or Java.
* Applied knowledge of Application Program Interface (API) concepts
* Applied knowledge of a report writing tool
* Applied knowledge of relational database concepts

Required Education
* This position requires a BS degree in any of the following: IT, CS, CIS CS Eng or another related field of study.
* Must currently possess or be completing by May 2014.
* Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Transcript must be provided with application.

Required Experience
0 - 3 years of experience working with information systems, programming and system analysis is required for this position, previous related internship in field of study is preferred.

Special Requirements
* Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to establish and maintain positive working relationships.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
* Strong organizational skills to manage and prioritize competing tasks
* Able to work independently in a productive, fast-paced work environment.
* Applicants must be flexible and able to handle multiple changing work projects and priorities.
* Knowledge of application development featuring relational database concepts.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Provide occasional after-hours support.
* Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess development experience using at least some of the following:
- XML/XSLT, XML Publisher
- Oracle JDeveloper
- OAF (Oracle Application Framework) concepts
- Data Warehousing
- Oracle SQL Developer or equivalent
- Microsoft Access
* Working knowledge of:
- Windows
- Linux/Unix
- Standard MS Office Applications
- Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts

Author: cford


Sansio Duluth - JAVA Developer


Sansio - Duluth, MN
Java Developer

Job Title: Java Developer
Product Line: Fire / EMS
Location: Duluth, MN
FLSA: Salary, Exempt
Java Developers who have what it takes to fit into our team oriented environment are invited to submit a resume.

Primary Duties:
* Think Customer First
* Design enterprise scalable interfaces and functionality
* Enhance new and existing client user interface
* Adhere to project specifications and timelines
* Work cooperatively with various work groups
* Work independently to understand and apply ever changing technologies

* Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
* Associates Degree - minimum (2 year Technical School) plus 3 years of relevant work experience
* Required applicable knowledge of Java, XML, SQL
* Knowledge of Oracle is beneficial
* Strong problem solving abilities required
* Advanced written and spoken communication skills
* Applicable knowledge of current internet technologies
* SIETE - ability to be responsive, kind, courteous, respectful, professional, listen, and provide answers

Sansio is an equal opportunity employer.

Author: cford


Info Tech Dir - St Louis Co., Duluth MN


Information Technology Director

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Paper applications must be received in our office by 4:30 pm on the closing date.
Online applications can be submitted until 11:59 pm on the closing date.

SALARY: $81,578.00 - $109,450.00 Annually

Plans, directs, implements, and manages all of the operations and programs in the Information Technology Department consistent with the County's long term goals, objectives and vision. The IT Director is responsible for articulating and nurturing a County-wide strategic information technology vision and direction; for integrating County business strategies with technology tools to achieve County objectives; for recommending policies and programs for the County-wide information system; for managing technical, professional and clerical staff, and developing the County’s annual and long-term technology budget.

- Plans, develops, administers, and communicates the IT Strategic Plan for all of St. Louis County's information systems.
- Creates, monitors, and implements the IT budget; allocates resources, prioritizes projects and provides cost effective services to end users.
- Identifies and implements processes and policies for efficient delivery and support of value added IT services.
- Provides enterprise-wide direction on the use of emerging technologies; directs the administration and control of IT research and development to gain the best possible return through innovative programs; monitors, compares, researches and recommends emerging technology solutions that support all divisions and business units of the County. Educates staff on new technology and promotes innovation.
- Directs the development and promotion of standards and guidelines covering County-wide information technology.
- Advises various user departments regarding technology strategies, programs and projects; functions as the primary IT resource for County management; provides internal consulting to departments; provides recommendations on user requests; communicates technical subject matter in non-technical terminology.
- Chairs the Steering and Technology Investments Committees; utilizes the Technology Committees' expertise in county-wide IT initiatives.
- Develops and maintains effective working relationships with elected officials, business associates, and vendors to develop effective solutions to business challenges; builds, leads and shapes the culture of the IT Department by hiring, coaching, and mentoring employees.
- Plans and implements the overall infrastructure; ensures the security of County systems and equipment while providing the appropriate availability of information and disaster recovery.
- Performs other responsibilities of a comparable level as delegated.


- The Information Technology Director position requires a Bachelor's level education in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or a closely related field.
- Considerable managerial and supervisory experience in the operation of an Information Technology department is required. Work experience must display an increasing level of responsibility overseeing large projects, managing enterprise level contracting, implementing policies and programs, organizational development and strategic planning. Preference is given to candidates with experience in administering governmental information technology services.

- May 26, 2014 -Applicant screening will begin.
- Middle of June 2014 - Finalist Interviews.
- Beginning of July 2014 - Begin Employment.

For more information about the position & organization, please contact Jim Gottschald, Director of Human Resources at (218) 725-5066. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Christina Hansen, HR Advisor, at 218-725-5058 or

The essential functions for this position are listed under the "DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human Resources Office or online at

If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:
- Veteran: DD214
- Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
- Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
- Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.

Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.


St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.
Human Resources Department
100 N 5th Ave. W., Room 1
Duluth, MN 55802

Human Resources Department
100 N 5th Ave. W., Room 1
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-5198 (TDD)
218-725-5054 (fax)

Author: cford


Sisu - Infrastructure Engineer


Sisu Solutions - Duluth, MN
Infrastructure Engineer

Job Summary
* Troubleshoot and resolve issues with critical Health Care Information applications
* Install, configure and support Windows Server on mission critical, production servers
* Troubleshoot and resolve Windows server operating system issues
* Monitor server performance, availability and event logs
* Assist application vendors with the install and support of their applications
* Assist Backup Administrator to ensure successful backup/restore of data
* Perform firmware and driver updates/upgrades
* Manage patching of all Windows Server Operating Systems and supporting components

* Four year degree in Information Systems, Computer Technology or related technical field, or two year degree with two or more years of relevant work history
* Experience troubleshooting and managing Windows servers in an enterprise environment
* Strong dedication, work ethic, sense of teamwork, and professional attitude
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Experience in the following areas is a plus: Healthcare IT, HIPAA/HITECH regulations, VMWare,
* Microsoft Systems Center 2012, Microsoft Hyper-V, Storage Area Networks

To apply:
View entire listing and complete the online job application located at http://www.sisusolutions.comor send a letter of interest along with a resume to

Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions provides progressive employment opportunities in the area of Healthcare Information Technology. Sisu offers competitive wages, an employee-focused culture, and the following benefits:
* Comprehensive insurance packages:
* Health, Dental, Life, Long-term disability, Flexible spending
* Paid time off
* 401k

Author: cford


ProWEST Internship - Walker, MN


PROWEST & Associates
Full-time Internship Opportunity

Pro-West & Associates Inc., a GIS Consulting firm located in Walker, MN, is looking for students interested in a summer internship. A full-time position may be available to an exceptionally qualified candidate. Come see us at 2 UMD Events

Alumni Talk - by Lucas Scharenbroich, Senior Developer
Date: Wednesday, April 23rd
Time: 5:00 pm
Where: HH 216

Thursdays, April 24th
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
CS Department Conference Room, HH 321

Apply In Advance @ GoldPASS

Pro-West & Associates, Inc. (PWA) has been providing highly specialized GIS Consulting and data management services to regional and national clients since its founding and as a partnership in 1987. PWA is one of the Upper Midwest's longest-established private firms devoted to assisting public and private entities with the integration of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. We have been an Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) business partner since 1990 and are Minnesota's most senior dealer of ESRI desktop GIS software products. Our current staff is comprised of Consultants, Programmers, and Technicians, many of whom are certified GIS professionals (GISP's).

Author: cford


Essentia Duluth - IS Intern


Essentia Health - Duluth, MN
IS Intern - Web/Business Applications

For full listing and instructions go to:
Search Terms: Duluth, Information Systems, All.

Location: Information Services, Peerless Building
Job ID: 16945BR
Type: Intern/Temporary
Time/Days: Part-time .50/Days/Time varies/ No weekends or holidays

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. 

Education and/or 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.

Author: cford


Essentia Duluth - Multiple CS Openings


Essentia - Duluth, MN
Multiple Information Systems Openings

Search Terms: Duluth, Information Systems, All

* Chief Information Security Officer
* Data Center Technicial
* Database Administrator (5QL DBA)
* Information Security Analyst I
* IS Intern - Web/Business Applications
* Network Analyst
* Systems Administrator

Author: cford


Compudyne in Duluth, Syst Eng Wanted


Compudyne - Duluth, MN
Project Systems Engineer III

Find your niche:
As a Project System Engineer III, you'll collaborate with exceptional people to design, build and implement IT platforms and products for businesses. You will demonstrate technical expertise in systems architecture design and engineering, providing value-added technical consultation and configuration for integrated networks. You're a leader who will perform a variety of duties related to designing and implementing Compudyne clients with identified project tasks and deliverables. You'll provide technical support and collaborate with account managers to find solutions for clients. And, you'll work with management to develop and improve communications and work processes for the team and other departments. This position is your chance to utilize your high level of technical expertise and strong customer services skills to establish and enhance positive relations with your co-workers and clients.

Develop your skills:
Going in, you need to have a Bachelor's Degree or 5+ years of progressive experience in Systems Engineering/Architecture. You'll also need 3+ years of experience in:
* Design, Implementation and Support of high availability systems
* Deploying ISCSI or Fiber Chanel SANs
* Administrating routing, switching and fault tolerance solutions
* Designing, building and implementing virtualization stacks
* Performing Active Directory, SQL and Microsoft Exchange Migrations
* Deploying and administrating systems and virtualization solutions
* Implementing and troubleshooting mission critical IT systems
* Working with VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Citrix XenServer Hyper-Visor technologies

To stand out as a candidate we would love it if you had the following experience/credentials:
* Certification such as MCSE, MCITP, MCSA, VCP or related educational experience
* Extensive experience deploying, maintaining and troubleshooting complex server hardware including blade technologies
* Solid understanding of networking technologies and their impact to successful deployment of systems infrastructures
* Experience managing P2V conversion projects of physical source Windows systems (Linux and other guest OS P2V experience a plus)
* Knowledge of full range of distributed messaging, email, active directory, middleware, application integration, web services, collaboration, content & knowledge management, systems management and related operating systems

Get rewarded:
We appreciate our employees and want to prove it. Compudyne combines competitive wages with an excellent bonus package that includes Medical, Dental, Group Life and Disability Insurance, 401K and PTO. We also provide numerous perks to thank you for your hard work.

Join our team:
We like to work with people who can communicate clearly and learn quickly. Every day is a new challenge, and we're constantly seeking ways to help our team get better at what we do. If that's you, we want you on our team.  There's a lot to this position. If you have more questions, email recruiting@compudyne.netfor a full job description or simply send a cover letter and resume. We look forward to hearing from you.

Author: cford


MN Power Part-time CS job


Allete/MN Power - Duluth, MN
Programmer Analyst II - Part-time (0.6)

Qualified applicants must complete a job profile and apply at
Tracking Code:20140060

Job Description
ALLETE, Inc. is looking for a Part Time (0.6) Programmer / Analyst II to join its Information Technology Solutions Department. The selected candidate will work with the Energy Supply and Pricing IT Support group developing and maintaining applications used by ALLETE's Power Marketing function.

Position Duties:   
* Under supervision: provide technical analysis, system administration, programming and support for users in order to meet power marketing function needs and ongoing compliance requirements.
* Responsible for implementing computer solutions in support of business and user needs, developing and executing system modifications and testing plans, troubleshooting production issues, providing training to users, creating and maintaining documentation, performing data analysis, and assuring system performance.

Special Requirements:
* Motivated self-starter able to work effectively on independent and team projects.
* Detail-oriented, with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
* Flexible and able to handle multiple work projects and priorities.
* Strong interpersonal & communication skills to establish & maintain positive working relationships.
* Experience with several of the following is desirable:
- Java, C/C++ or C# programming
- Database administration, modeling or querying
- SQL and PL/SQL
- Linux/Unix Shell scripting or Windows PowerShell scripting
- Oracle Application Development Framework
- Service Orientated Architecture Concepts
- Sarbanes-Oxley Concepts
* Off-hour emergency support of systems is required. 
* Occasional travel to other company locations is required.

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical/Power Engineering, or related field.

* Over four years of applicable work-related experience is required. Work-related experience includes work in one or multiple of the following areas:  Applications Development, Database, Cyber Security and Compliance. 

Author: cford


Cirrus Duluth, Entry Level CS Job


Desktop Support Engineer, Full-Time, Entry Level

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will provide day-to-day technical support for hardware, software and other computer related technology issues and inquires. Determine effective resolution by troubleshooting, analyzing issues, and drawing on past experience. Interact with internal & external escalation resources to resolve complex technical issues. Maintain and repair computer systems and other related technology. Work on projects related to I.S. initiatives.

Essential Duties:
* Maintains, analyzes, troubleshoots, and repairs computer systems, hardware and computer peripherals
* Documents, maintains, upgrades or replaces hardware and software systems
* Supports and maintains user account information including rights, security and systems groups
* Set up new computers workstations and phones

Education and/or Experience:
* Associates degree or Bachelor's degree in computer related field or equivalent.
* 2+ years working as a Desktop Support Technician or equivalent role preferred but not required.
* Experience with computer operating systems, applications and hardware.
* Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively work with others.

Author: cford


50 Below Duluth - Sr Developer


Senior Software Developer

You're an experienced senior software developer who will be working with a team of other extremely talented developers. You will be responsible for building ridiculously great software. Like all of our senior developers, you will also be expected to help pave the way for new technologies, new processes and an overall better way of life for the ARI development team.

We want to talk to you if:
* You are passionate about software. You know what high quality software looks like and you know how to create it.
* It drives you nuts when you find yourself using lousy software and you take pride that your code is always better.
* You like solving puzzles, riddles and figuring out how stuff works. New technology excites you and you know that sometimes the right way to solve that puzzle or riddle is with a new tool.
* And in conjunction with the previous point, you're not afraid to suggest new technologies and tools.
* You could discuss for hours the various benefits of stuff like unit, functional, integration and regression testing. After all, testing isn't only for the QA team!
* You're not afraid to answer the really challenging questions like "How do we build stuff that's in the cloud?"
* You're not afraid to put the brakes on a release if something's not quite right.
* Have the "gift of gab" and like striking up intelligent conversations.
* Have a strong understanding of different ways to run a project. Scrum, Kanban, XP, Lean, Waterfall, etc.
* You know what good documentation looks like and how important it is. It may not be fun, but you certainly can't ignore it.
* You love processes. Processes are how things get done and they can always be improved. Always.
* You love things like C#, ASP.Net MVC, Backbone, Bootstrap, Less, Knockout, Angular, Node, MongoDB, Solr, AWS.

Author: cford


Internship BS Wing - Minneapolis, MN



Web Developer Internship - Minneapolis, MN


Position Summary:
The bswing Web Developer Internship program is designed to give students "real world" experience by working side-by-side with the technology group to develop functional and technical specifications, rapid prototypes, custom applications, and content management and e-commerce solutions. 

We're a small shop with a fun and diverse set of clients, which guarantees you'll get exposure to a wide range of projects and technical challenges. We want to make sure you get the most out of your internship, which means we will pair you with a mentor who shares your career interests and who will work closely with you to develop your skills.
This is a paid, full-time internship, typically lasting 6 to 12 weeks, with potential for a longer-term position.

What you'll be working on:
* You'll join a project team and will begin by shadowing and assisting the technology lead; our goal is to have you assume a key developer role on a project within a few weeks
* Over the course of the internship, you will...
- Create detailed documentation and functional specifications (e.g., instructions, defect reports, flow charts)
- Develop HTML/CSS/JavaScript client applications for mobile and web
- Help build and maintain server applications
- Get inspired by well-designed code
- Collaborate with design team on how to craft effective and engaging interactive experiences
- Learn how projects move through the process from proposal to design to development to delivery
- Hang out on our roof top patio and tour the amazing North Loop neighborhood

What we're looking for:
* Junior or Senior or recent graduate of a Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS, or related degree
* Experience working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, media queries, and other presentation layer technologies
* Familiarity with content management systems, such as WordPress, Drupal, Kentico, and SiteCore
* Strong interest in learning
* Promising technical aptitude
* Appreciation of good design
* Great communication skills
* Familiarity with object-oriented programming is a plus

Please send a note and resume to If possible, please include links to examples of your work.

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!

Author: cford


bswing - Minneapolis



Web Developer - Minneapolis, MN

bswing brings smart design to life. We partner with clients seeking to create experiences and products that matter; with organizations large and small that aspire to do remarkable things and strive to impact their performance through deeper understanding of customer and business needs.

Position Summary
bswing is looking for a web developer to join our multifaceted team of researchers, designers, and information architects. bswing web developers provide technical leadership on all our efforts by creating functional and technical specifications, rapid prototypes, custom applications, and content management and e-commerce solutions.
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 design team on how to craft effective and engaging interactive experiences
* Create detailed functional specifications, including wireframes, use-cases, and flow diagrams
* Follow best practices and web standards
* 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 XHTML, CSS, Media Queries, JavaScript and other presentation layer technologies
* 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 If possible, please include links to relevant examples of your work. Thank you for your interest in bswing!

700 N Washington Ave #102  |  Minneapolis MN 55401-1156
612.752.1160 V  | 612.436.1135 F  |

Author: cford


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