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Job Position

Data Architect

Data Engineer/Architect with over 10 years of extensive experience in the higher education sector, coupled with 15-year tenure as a seasoned Data Architect.

The Data Architect will evaluate crucial aspects of a client’s data ecosystem, including:

  • Business Goals and Objectives
  • Data Requirements and Needs
  • Current Data Infrastructure
  • Data Sources and Integration Points
  • Data Quality and Integrity
  • Data Governance and Compliance
  • Security and Privacy Measures
  • Data Lifecycle Management
  • Metadata and Cataloging
  • Scalability and Performance
  • Data Architecture design and models
  • Regulatory and Industry Compliance

Additionally, they will:

  • Support the Senior Project Director and Implementation Leads with project plans, deliverables, and project artifacts
  • Support the Business Analysts and Implementation Leads with project plans, deliverables, and project artifacts
  • Maintain project library of project plans, deliverables, and project artifacts
  • Identify areas for project improvements and efficiencies
  • Prepare artifacts and presentations for governing bodies as defined in the Governance Management Plan


  • Deep proficiency in data warehousing technologies and data integration pipelines using both ELT and ETL processes
  • Experience with data modeling, including schema design, data models, data flow diagrams, data dictionaries and metadata repositories
  • Experience designing and building complex data solutions using both SQL and non[1]SQL databases
  • Experience with Application Programming Interface (API) for custom workflows, microservices, and integration
  • Familiarity with Data Hub, Data Lakehouse, Data Fabric, and Data Mesh concepts and hybrid (on premises + cloud) data infrastructures
  • Knowledge with data science, machine learning, and statistical analysis techniques to build predictive models, perform advanced analytics, and derive actionable insights from data
  • Experience and knowledge building Data Catalogs and Data Marts
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python, R, or Scala as well as Java
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams to define data standards, guidelines, and best practices
  • Knowledge of data governance, data security, and compliance standards.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and strong analytical abilities
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex, technical information in an understandable manner
  • Ability to logically troubleshoot issues, determine root causes, and present suggested solutions clearly and concisely
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI), and data pipelines that incorporate them
  • Familiarity with AI capabilities across various LLMs and some experience in integration of Data Hub/Lake with AI tools

IT Security Analyst

Zscaler reporting
Crowdstrike (CS)
MS Defender
Box Shield
Review MS Defender/Box logs
Review Crowdstrike alerts
Create simple reports/excerpts for investigations of alerts
1st level help desk support for security items (interface with user/help desk to collect pertinent data in order for Sec to make a decision or escalate it)
Communicate with HR over possible terminations/leavers and erroneous downloads in Box
Be able to use Crowdstrike to network contain and/or USB lockdown the system
Create PSRs for vendors
Review Crowdstrike vulnerability scans and compare numbers to the previous week
Annotate existing vulnerabilities that are over 30 days old, especially critical/high
Create a report of systems that have excessive (especially stale) vulnerabilities
Work with IT and the user to address vulnerabilities
Work with cH and Swoop on the integration of security processes
Work with cH and Swoop on Esito updates

CyberArk Engineer

  • CPM plugin configurations and development
  • Installation and configuration of CP and CCP
  • Developing scripts for vaulting activities
  • Developing scripts for cleanup activities
  • SSH key management POC and assisting with onboarding process
  • DB POC including but not limited to Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Experience in managing DB local and/or domain accounts via CyberArk
  • Understanding of DB client tools & connection methods
  • Experience in DB session management via PSM/PSMP
  • Experience in developing PSM connector
  • Architecting custom integration for Radio Access Network (RAN)
  • Assisting with upgrade activities
  • Experience onboarding accounts into CyberArk in a methodical and repeatable process
  • Experience interrogating, capturing, & analyzing how an application/system behaves in preparation for automatic password rotation via CyberArk
  • Experience creating and customizing existing CPM plugins
  • Experience with creating and customizing plugins
    • Windows
    • *Nix (RHEL, Solaris, etc.)
    • Unix
    • Oracle DB
    • MongoDB
    • Cassandra
    • SQL Server
    • Snowflake
    • Apps (web & standalone)
    • Troubleshoot out of the box and custom CPM plugins
  • Experience with CyberArk or another Privileged Identity Management solution
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in information security technology and regulatory controls within the telecom industry
  • Knowledge of current technological trends and developments in the area of security and its best practices as it relates to large scale environments
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Telecom RAN software developer

  • 4 to 7 years of relevant experience in Telecom Domain.
  • Good expertise on 5G/4G/3G technologies and should be familiar with the network call flows.
  • IMS/SDM/EPC domain knowledge.
  • Experience in Protocol testing including HTTP2, SIP, MAP, Diameter.
  • Good understanding of Agile scrum methodologies.
  • Python scripting and Rob framework experience

Senior Manager RAN RF Edge Network / iEN

  • A Master's degree in a technical discipline such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunications, or related field.
  • Three or more years of experience leading technical teams either directly as a supervisor/manager or indirectly through projects and other activities.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving abilities, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to lead technical discussions with peers and executive management.
  • 3GPP/ LTE/ 5G standards-based network elements (Core/ RAN), OSS/BSS, Cloud, Dashboard portal
  • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, QoS, Multicast, MPLS, IP Routing Protocols like ISIS, OSPF, BGP, L3VPN, L2VPN, and Traffic Engineering concepts.
  • Knowledge of modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, and egress queuing.
  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Models (Openconfig Yang Models, IETF Yang Models)
  • Experience with multiple Software Defined Networking (SDN) controller architectures (OpenDaylight, Open Contrail, Northstar).
  • Experience with Automation using configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible or Salt.
  • Experience with Splunk for Proactive monitoring and Analysis using Next Generation telemetry, logging, reporting, dashboard development, and continuous delivery technologies.

Certified Integration Engineer on Mulesoft

Senior Integration Engineer to administer, design, implement, and oversee the integration solutions using the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform.

Duties include requirements gathering, designing, and implementing solutions, and supporting go-live and post-implementation. The Integration/Interface engineer position has responsibility for providing hands-on development, design, implementation, and support of business solutions based on MuleSoft technology. Must have experience in MuleSoft architecture principles, system integration, technical sizing, high availability aspects, and integration best practices.

In addition to MuleSoft experience (a must have skill), preference would be for candidates with experience in designing and developing integration solutions using IIB/ACE

Project Manager

Experienced IT project manager with knowledge in the areas of Data Center, Infrastructure, Networking and Cyber Security.

Under limited supervision, manages projects through the full life cycle from project definition and approval through implementation and evaluation of all project deliverables.

Creates a collaborative partnership with all internal and external team members to accomplish the deliverables within the timeframes and budgets defined.

Provides guidance to the project team and utilizes standard project management methodology.

May also serve in a lead role and/or supervise

Candidate will be expected to work with sponsor and/or key project team members to draft a charter for the project, assemble the team to define the work and create a project plan for execution, submit regular reports on the health and progress of the project(s), partner with technical lead or other key project team members to document and mitigate risks and issues, and provide overall leadership for the project effort.

Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university

Seven years of recent relevant project management experience, with a progression in responsibility

Eligibility to sit for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Trillium Developer

Extensive hands-on experience in Trillium Data Quality v 14 and above.

Analyze business requirements and enhance DQ match rules.

Experience on Trillium Control center

Experience on Cleanser, Matcher and Director.

Experience on Trillium Rule analyzer.

Admin knowledge to start/stop trillium services and deployment.

Experience in debugging SDQ logs and Trillium logs.

Good to have knowledge to connecting trillium with Oracle Siebel MDM.


Geologic Data Analyst

  • Sorting, QC’ing, and/or archiving of well plans, well headers, well location reconciliation, EOW Reports, mudlogs, and final well curve data
  • QCing and updating the GeoNet database with daily incoming data, geo model extractions, core data, and regular final report notes.
  • QCing and updating our Trouble Time databases and integrating with drilling data
  • Creating and maintaining Starsteer base projects, and organizing older Starsteer final projects
  • Updating our Starsteer projects with core data, wireline curves, and two-component curves
  • Managing real-time WITSML feeds
  • Setting up data management standards and supporting team application of those standards
  • Supporting data integration with in-house databases and with third-party data repositories to ensure all relevant planning and well execution data is available for the team
  • Creating and maintaining Spotfire dashboards
  • Python scripting support and troubleshooting for macros and tools
  • Updating and maintaining Geology well notes database
  • Working and partnering with an extended multidisciplinary team to establish and achieve project goals. Key relationships include Geologists and Reservoir Engineers in the Development and Reservoir Characterization teams; Drilling and Completions group, and service companies.
  • Supporting bigger picture projects across teams by providing data evaluation, organization, and QC for AI Geosteering, Lateral Hazards, Perf Layer Improvement, Geo Model Strat Positioning, and other projects
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Geospatial-related fields or Data Architecture, Engineering, or Management fields
  • 2+ years of industry experience in geoscience and/or data analytics
  • Advanced Python, SQL, API’s, and VBA programming proficiency
  • Proficient with MS Office suite of tools, Spotfire, and Arc GIS
  • 2+ years direct experience as an operations geologist or as a geoscientist in an unconventional play for a major or large independent oil and gas company.
  • Terradata or Snowflake databases
  • StarSteer Geosteering Software
  • Petrel mapping, well-planning, and prospect evaluation
  • Openworks or Petrel Studio
  • Spotfire
  • Wellview
  • GenerWell
  • Corva
  • Techlog

VMware Administrator w/ Horizon VDI experience


  • Requires 4-5 years of experience with Virtualization Technologies including strong knowledge and hands-on experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware Horizon View, vCenter, vSphere.
  • Requires 4-5 years of experience in deploying and managing virtual desktop environments, including virtual machine creation, provisioning, and maintenance. Knowledge of image management, application virtualization, and user profile management
  • Requires 2-3 years of experience in system administration with an understanding of Windows Server operating systems, Active Directory, group policies, and network fundamentals
  • Prefer experience with profile management and related applications such as Dynamic Environment Manager.
  • Prefer 2-3 years of networking concepts including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, subnets, VLANs and firewalls
  • Prefer 2-3 years of familiarity with storage technologies, such as SAN and NAS, and their integration with virtualization platforms
  • Prefer scripting and automation skills and experience such as PowerShell, task scheduler, logon group policies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience collaborating with other administrators, support teams, and vendors to ensure a smooth virtual desktop environment.


Preferred Certifications:

VMware Certified Professional - Desktop and Mobility (VCP-DTM), MCSE, CompTIA Server+, Security+ and similar certifications.

Microsoft Dynamics Solution Architect

an accomplished Microsoft Dynamics Solution Architect with expertise in enterprise-level architecture CRM architecture and your ability to lead cross-functional teams are pivotal to the success of our technology projects.

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
Extensive experience in architecting Microsoft Dynamics solutions within an enterprise-level context.
Certification in Microsoft Dynamics 365 or relevant technologies is advantageous.
Profound understanding of CRM architecture, data models, and integration strategies.
Proficiency in customizing and configuring Microsoft Dynamics, including plugins, workflows, and custom entities.
Exceptional communication and collaboration skills for effective engagement with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities.
Capability to lead and mentor technical teams.
Familiarity with security and compliance best practices pertaining to CRM systems.
Proficiency in project management and organizational skills.
Experience with cloud-based CRM solutions, particularly Microsoft Dynamics 365 in the Azure cloud.

OSP Project Manager

OSP Project Manager to provide end-to-end customer support, solutions, planning and implementing fiber connectivity solutions, managing customer orders, handling customer service requests, coordinating installations, executing and serving as single point of contact for customers, post-sale, providing direction and project ownership by leading the implementation, execution and communication of projects/orders for customers.





  • Responsible for daily management of construction vendors to expedite the construction and splicing of OSP facilities.
  • Ability and willingness to pull on call duty to respond to network outages and emergency restoration activities.
  • Manage relationship to jurisdictions and ROW contacts such as cities, counties and railroad. Work in close relationship with underlying rights group to identify and prepare encroachment permitting, franchise agreements and building access agreement.
  • Oversee timely permitting submittal and on time performance of engineering and construction vendors.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of fiber connectivity solutions programs and projects that adhere to approved plans, budgets and schedules.
  • Provides specialized telecommunications technical expertise.
  • Coordinate and facilitate with internal and external resources to effect the timely completion of projects.
  • Oversee, product and/or service of the unit(s) managed may involve highly technical activities or programs; or policies, procedures, controls and services required to support the sound financial, operational and competitive position of the company.
  • Design and implement commercial and carrier fiber networks, infrastructure, backbone and lateral builds.
  • Work within a Data Center environment implementing customer-installation projects and services. Creates and tracks project budgets in relationship to Network Operations.
  • Provide direct interface with customers, subcontractors, jurisdictional authorities and interoffice personnel.
  • Support customer meetings as necessary which requires in person meetings and travel to client and/or construction sites.
  • Oversee procurement of equipment and materials related to the assigned projects.
  • Execute Bid Process, inclusive of budgetary requirements and the tracking thereof.
  • Verify and update project documentation.
  • Timely tracking of project progress and budget in Salesforce and manual tracker.
  • Timely update of budget requests, purchase orders, project close out and internal service orders.
  • Perform on-site surveys and attend field meetings required to ensure projects meet the delivery/ commitment dates identified.
  • Occasionally meet with various municipalities and vendors to review project scope and to ensure positive communication is maintained.




  • Bachelors’ degree, preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years in the telecommunications industry with outside plant, fiber optics, telecommunication architectures, optical transport equipment, and project management experience. Must be conversant/have working knowledge of structured cabling, routing, switching, and IP protocols.
  • Minimum of four (4) years familiarity with all types of outside plant construction and experience managing large capital projects.
  • Familiar with Email, MS Excel, Word, Google Earth and AutoCad.
  • Must be able to manage multiple aggressive RFP and design construction schedules and responses. Must be able to understand and read construction documents.
  • Familiar with all facets of OSP management, including quoting, construction and delivery. Proven negotiation skills.
  • Business minded and able to maintain a commercial focus.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and is expected to drive as required to his/her assigned projects in order to ensure on time and on budget delivery.
  • Full ability and willingness to pull on call duty when assigned, as dictated by the needs of the business.