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Account Executive

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Kirkland, WA

Position Overview

Manage a portfolio of clients by developing and growing revenue within existing accounts, as well as identifying and generating new accounts.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • A solutions-driven, project-oriented sales approach.
  • Responsible for the overall account management and the sales process for assigned established accounts in a regional territory. This will involve:
  • Building and executing on an account strategy plan with a focus on revenue maximization.
  • Prospecting and identifying/qualifying/developing opportunities via various lead generation channels.
  • Partnering with the Practice and Delivery teams to create, propose/present and deliver strategic value driven solutions to customers.
  • Closing business.
  • Ensuring a successful customer delivery experience and satisfaction.
  • Strong strategic relationship development skills spanning all role levels within an account. Keen professional networking and research abilities.
  • A proven record of closing large, complex and strategic solution business.
  • A good understanding of enterprise information systems, business requirements, roles/disciplines, methods (e.g. SDLC, project management), and technical architectures, platforms and tools.
  • Identification and penetration of new clients in collaboration with pre-sales support from the Practice and Delivery teams.
  • Engage customers and learn their business. Be able to understand the internal political, business and technical environments SmarTek21 faces with each client.
  • Prepare weekly reports of business transactions and sales activity.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients at the executive, purchasing and delivery levels.
  • Monitor and coordinate resolution of delivery issues in coordination with company’s delivery team(s).
  • Travel periodically for client engagement, networking, etc.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The skill to grasp and solve business problems.
  • The ability to facilitate dialog between practice and delivery teams to develop the appropriate solution for the client.
  • Demonstrate the business value of company’s services and products to prospective clients.
  • Develop proposals for prospective clients.
  • Deliver proposals for prospective clients.
  • Prepare sales contracts for orders obtained.

Qualifications

You must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and abilities required.

  • Education/Experience: A Bachelor-level degree is preferred.
  • Communications: Must have outstanding customer relationship skills. Excellent business development and closing skills highly desired. Strong written and verbal communications skills are required.
  • Microsoft Office Skills: You must be proficient with Microsoft Excel (in order to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, create financial and sales forecasts), Microsoft Word (to produce Statements of Work, Client Proposals, Client Communications, Master Service Agreements, etc.) and Microsoft PowerPoint (to create and deliver client presentations). Ability to analyze financial data and draw reasonable conclusions.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Travel may be required. Work is primarily to be performed at the customer’s and prospect’s place of business, with occasional work in an office environment.
Big Data Software Developer

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Kirkland, WA

Position Overview

Designs, develops and implements solutions based on Big Data analytics infrastructure and applications that can support high volume and high velocity data pipelines.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains and revises existing methods and procedures.
  • Troubleshoots and debugs front- and back-end processes.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams and clients to define, design and deploy enhancements and technical solutions that meet the needs of the company, its clients, and the end users.
  • Configures a design that satisfies business requirements and desired specifications, including performance and security requirements.
  • Designs and creates transformations, and the associated mappings, to manipulate data from various internal and external sources.
  • Researches, evaluates and implements new technology to optimize application efficiency, reliability and usability.
  • Maintains records to document technical and functional developments and revisions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Education/Experience: B.S. or equivalent experience required
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Java Technical Lead

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Seattle, WA

Position Overview

Design, code, test and debug complex software while developing new functionality, and enhancing existing functionality, providing leadership to guide customers and satisfy their requirements, both internal and external.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consult with and advise product owners/business partners to define requirements and software design. Partner with System Engineering, evaluating feasibility and driving development plan and direction.
  • Work includes developing detailed specifications from which broad based applications will be written, designed, coded, tested and debugged.
  • Develop best practices. Evaluate, recommend, and apply these alternate/new technologies/ best practices.
  • Provide technical expertise on a wide range of systems/projects/platforms.
  • Work with QA team to improve all levels of testing efforts, developing and enhancing testing methods and processes that span across products/platforms/systems.
  • Support, maintain and document software functionality.

Role Requirements

  • Enterprise Java and related technologies
  • Spring (one or more of the following spring core, spring mvc, spring batch, spring security, etc.)
  • JPA, Hibernate, EclipseLink
  • Testing frameworks, such as JUnit, TestNG, Selenium (preferred), Spock, Cucumber
  • HTML / CSS / JavaScript
  • JavaScript frameworks, such as AngularJS, JQuery, Dojo
  • Databases, such as MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Node4j
  • XML / JSON
  • Tomcat, JBoss, Glassfish, Websphere
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment with tools such as Jenkins
  • Maven, TeamCity
  • SOA or web services
  • Agile development using Scrum, XP, Lean, etc.

Qualifications

  • Ten years of experience in an applicable software development environment
  • Architecture and development experience in enterprise applications
  • Able to translate complex business needs to technical requirements
  • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction
  • Education/Experience: B.S. or equivalent experience required
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Office 365 Solutions Architect

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Seattle, WA

Position Overview

This position requires an experienced architect that uses their Active Directory and MS- Exchange experience to design, develop and implement a custom O365 solution. This candidate must also provide leadership and control during the deployment phase.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strong Experience in C#, ASP.Net and Office365.
  • Strong experience in JavaScript Add in API for MS Office.
  • Experience in BOX.com API.
  • Experience in oXML and oXML JDK.
  • Strong experience with MS IIS.
  • Experience in MS SQL Server.
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile Scrum software development methodology.
  • Experience in customer interaction and requirements gathering.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Role Requirements

  • Excellent system, application and network troubleshooting skills using various toolsets.
  • Strong technical understanding of:
    • OfficeAdd-in (OfficeJs, WordJs) – Must have
    • Net (Web API, C#) – Must have
    • Angular 2 – Good to have
    • TypeScript – Good to have
    • SiteMinder and Single Sign-On
    • Database/OLAP technologies (SQL Server 2005/2008, Oracle 10g/11g, Oracle Essbase)

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Education/Experience: Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience successfully managing and deployment of IT systems implementation and integration.
  • Experience working with multiple project teams (business, IT application and infrastructure teams). 
Salesforce Developer

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Seattle, WA

Position Overview

This position executes all phases of software application projects including resolving issues and helping to ensure successful deployment. Proactively adapt to the changing business internal and externally and technological landscape of Salesforce and .Net/Java platforms.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand the business purpose of what you are being asked to do and bring technology insights on how it can be made better.
  • Clean design and coding of the solution.
  • Bring forth and implement new ideas to make our software development process better.
  • Excellent coding skills in Salesforce declarative programming as well as Apex & VisualForce pages.
  • Must be detail oriented and ability to multi-task.
  • Commitment to deadlines.
  • Task estimation and risk assessment skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Creative and can think outside of the box.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate technical designs, strategies and problems to management.
  • Excellent Customer service skills.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 3+ years of experience with Salesforce SalesCloud and or ServiceCloud.
  • Certificates and Licenses: No certificates or licenses required.
  • Language Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Senior Software Development Engineer

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Bellevue, WA

Position Overview

SmarTek21 seeking passionate and talented software engineers who have experience building innovative & high-volume applications. This is a high visibility team where you will get a chance to make a positive impact on customer experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:
SmarTek21 is partnered with a world-class ecommerce client who is currently in the process of expanding its marketplace platform to add more features and to expand it globally.

As part of the team, you will:

  • Be responsible for expanding the feature set of the platform in an extensible and scalable manner
  • Own individual modules and act as the technical SME for them
  • Work end to end on micro-services and SPAs built on cutting edge technologies like Nodejs, Golang and React
  • Work with great Engineers and solve difficult problems aimed at making the Customer experience seamless
  • Get challenged on your DS & Algorithm skills and Design patterns every day
  • Get the experience of building products from the scratch and taking them all the way to production
  • Learn from veterans on the nuances of building software as well as get guidance on your career growth
  • Teach and groom junior developers and help them to produce great code
  • Work with business and provide solutions to problems faced by customers

You will be expected to have:

  • An expert knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, Software development life cycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • The ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project as a team.
  • Experience in communicating with other technical teams like Test, Product and Management to collect requirements, review test cases and translate the product requirements to technical requirements.
  • The ability to come up with the high-level design based on the requirements and explain it to the junior members of the team.
  • The ability to work independently or as a team with the guidance of the Managers
  • Ability to document the technical design and approach for the features developed by you or your team.

Skills Needed:

  • Strong analytical and programming skills
  • Strong knowledge in Data structures and Algorithms
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
  • Good understanding of Object oriented programming concepts
  • Good understanding of web technologies
  • Quick learner with passion to learn and adapt to new technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and being a team player
  • Attention to details and striving for perfection

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors / Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field in a reputed institution
  • 7-10 years professional experience in software development with most of them from a product company
  • Proficient in web development(Backend/Frontend/Both)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in technologies like:
    • Nodejs
    • REST Microservices
    • CSS
    • Angular
    • JavaScript
    • Redux
    • React
    • MyView
    • PSQL
    • Rethinkdb
  • Experience with working in Linux based environment
  • Good communication and design skills
  • Experience in mentoring or leading small teams
Senior Systems and Application Engineer

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Renton, WA
Salary: DOE

Position Overview

We are looking for a senior system engineer who can assist in maintaining a large portfolio of applications and public facing web properties. These are mission critical systems and will need an experienced engineer capable of troubleshooting apache\F5 re-write rules, standardizing environments for containerization and CI\CD operations, and running day to day, medium to high volume traffic systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Manage and maintain application environments for Development, QA and Staging/Production including:

  • Web servers (Apache)
  • Java application servers (Tomcat)
  • Java VM that supports Tomcat F5
  • NGNIX configuration
  • Filesystem\Rsync
  • Teamsite\Opendeploy is a plus
  • Docker\Swarm
  • F5 (with IRues)
  • SiteMinder

Help build patterns for automation:

  • Parallel web server configurations and instances
  • Parallel application server instances

Leverage existing automated code deployment to environments where appropriate and cost-effective:

  • Complete the automation of code deployment processes
  • Must support rapid turnaround on Development and QA deployments to enable shortest possible development cycle. Initial deployments to Development must be near instantaneous and, therefore, “self-serve” for developers. Deployments from Development to QA must be managed and also quick – on the order of minutes – to maintain a rapid dev/test cycle. These deployments must also be highly reliable and free of errors. The only available means to achieve this level of efficiency, reliability and speed is through maximizing our use of automation. Consequently, any viable candidate will have proven experience and be highly motivated in this area.
  • Production deployments need to occur at the rate required by our customers. Delivering value quickly, reliably, and with high quality are critical this role.

Support developer code build and continuous integration processes and tools, as well as monitor the external market for IT industry changes that can help us meet customer needs in a better way. Our current tool set includes:

  • Git (including completing Subversion to Git transition, repository upgrades)
  • Gradle
  • Artifactory
  • Jenkins
  • TeamCity
  • Ansible

To respond to the customer requirement of maximum uptime, support and improve monitoring and availability of systems:

  • Assist with implementation of Sensu in support of internal monitoring
  • Assist with implementation of DynaTrace in support of external monitoring
Web Developer

Contact: us-recruiting@smartek21.com
Location: Bellevue, WA
Salary: DOE

SmarTek21 is a global IT services company that helps enterprises solve development, implementation, and business problems.  We focus on collaboration, innovation and results.  From full enterprise architecture consulting, software development and managed services to product realization and provide efficient and measurable return on investment for each of our clients.  Founded in 2006, SmarTek21 is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington with wholly owned subsidiary offices in California, London, Dubai, Canada, Chili, Chennai, and Pune India.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop HTML5 Mobile Apps offering the best mobile experience on Android or iOS devices.
  • Maintain code for existing web apps to support the latest devices and releases of Android or iOS.
  • Solid understanding of UI/UX concepts and principles for mobile devices.
  • Proven experience building HMTL5 apps that appear like they are Native.
  • Stay informed on the latest HTML5 and JavaScript APIs and frameworks and mentor other developers
  • Active participation in the design and development of Web/Mobile application services
  • Be a hands-on, quality-oriented engineer who is reasonable in accommodating requirement changes but uncompromising in the quality of the product deliverable
  • Translate business, and functional requirements into documented technical specifications for design and team review.
  • Utilize development skills to build (code) and unit test app functionality per technical specifications, with deliverables to include code builds and documented unit test results.
  • Effectively communication, collaborate and partner with other teams including Release Planning and Management, Product on successful delivery of systems enhancements.

Background and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years of software development, with strong object-oriented analysis and design
  • 4+ years of HTML5 web and Hybrid Mobile Apps for Android and iOS
  • 1+ years in a principal/lead role
  • Must have experience with modern client-side JavaScript frameworks Angular JS, Node.JS, Bootstrap or similar
  • Hands-On expertise and deep knowledge about CSS3 constructs and usage
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and demonstrated experience in presenting details and resolving differences across a variety of developers, analysts and business clients

Skills & Attributes

  • Thorough understanding of both client and web application development
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Easy to work with and has good written and verbal communication

To learn about an IT job or other IT-related job opportunities outside the US, please contact us at recruiting@smartek21.com.

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