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TSA Credit Distribution
Ref No.: 18-00354
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 05/08/2018 to 11/08/2018
Contract to Hire Opportunity
6 Months +

What is the opportunity?

As an Application Engineer with our company, you will partner across IT and business line(s) to assess, research, and analyze business, technical and system needs
in order to resolve business systems issues by recommending technology solutions that meet sponsor/stakeholder needs.

What will you do?
  • Leads technical design activities and prepare technical specifications for small to large projects, identifying, tracking and resolving technical issues and ensuring solution meets sponsor needs and Project Life Cycle deliverables.
  • Research, assist in proof of concept activities and present out new solutions for technology integrations to senior IT and business management.
  • Develop, document, and execute the unit test, system integration, and acceptance test using appropriate testing tools for functions of high complexity.
  • Validates performance across the entire technical solution and its components to ensure stability and optimal performance across the multiple functions.
  • Engage and interact with business partners to assist in prioritizing and planning for enhancements and upgrades to the application and components; provide consulting services on new initiatives and enhancements (small to large of varying complexity), and help develop proposals for senior management.
  • Assesses, research and analyzes business and system needs, exploring alternative options to recommend technology solutions and designs that meet sponsor needs and PLC deliverables including component reusability, data sharing, security, and monitoring.
  • Develops detailed plans and accurate estimates for completion of the build, system testing and implementation phases of the project and assist in running teams in troubleshooting production issues and coordinate across technical teams to ensure a rapid response during outages and issues.
  • Manages the detail aspects of day-to-day operations, provides direction, expertise, feedback, coaching, and development to build the capability of more junior staff and 3rd party vendors.
Must Haves:
  • 7+ years of solution development experience a with a preference for services based solutions and comfort across a broad tech base; .NET Framework, Visual Studio, Java, JavaScript, C#, ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, MS SQL Server, SOAP, and REST Web Service.
  • Solid infrastructure knowledge: Windows Server, IIS, and other middleware technologies.
  • DevOps experience and tools exposures such as GitHub, Jenkins, UrbanCode.
  • Experience working on IT projects across project methodologies (waterfall, hybrid, agile) and security knowledge: Well versed with SSL Certs and experience with SSO and using multiple authentication methodologies.
  • Ability to help manage releases for a highly complex environment and the ability to communicate both to technical and business resources.
Nice to Have:
  • Exposure and interest in learning other technology stacks (i.e. Scheme, Python, UNIX, etc.).
  • Basic understanding of network architecture.
  • Familiarity with mainframe system or integration with mainframe system.
  • Talent Management process (recruitment/selection, performance management, performance development/coaching, reward/ recognition). 
  • Experience working within the Financial Services Industry.