Direct Client Role: AGILE PRODUCT OWNER/Business Analyst

Multiple Locations across USA….. Any visa is fine as long as it meets the below criteria…

Send resume to : am@truceaid.com

We are in search of a driven, committed, and detail-oriented Agile Product Owner/BA with vision and the highest level of communication skills to take ownership of leading DT’s consulting engagements, acting as the liaison between client stakeholders and the delivery team with a consistent focus on experiences and business outcomes.

This will be a contract position for an initial period of 6 months with a potential chance to become a permanent employee.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate the vision and consumer value of the concept test to the test team, ensuring alignment throughout the design and development process
  • Participate in the concept test planning process including resourcing and capability evaluation
  • Oversee and manage the design, development and delivery of the concept test they are leading
  • Lead the authoring of key concept test inputs including hypothesis, outcomes, user stories, acceptance criteria, tasks and results
  • Lead ideation, prioritization and decision-making workshops for refinement of concept test features
  • Generate and manage the backlog of user stories within the concept test
  • Define test, sprint and increment outcomes for the team
  • Make final scope decisions
  • Lead the presentation of demos and retrospectives within the sprint process
  • Work with the Scrum Master to plan and execute the concept test within the agile development process

HARD SKILLS

  • Proven history of solving complex design and business challenges and outcomes on time and within budget
  • Extensive experience with conceptualizing and directing team initiatives from start to finish, in alignment with clear design and business outcomes
  • Deep knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including strategy, engineering and product management
  • Versed in defining clear design quality standards
  • Firm understanding of service and product design methodologies
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with shipping products to market
  • Extensive experience with applying reusable methodologies and frameworks for conducting design sprints, user validation, and related field work
  • Strong strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills that balance with creative design approaches
  • Proficient in defining MVPs and prototypes of varying fidelity based on project requirements
  • Highly proficient in developing and applying prioritization frameworks from both business and user perspectives
  • Expertise in designing and applying user research methodologies, artifacts and insights

SOFT SKILLS

  • Natural ability to lead and inspire multidisciplinary teams
  • A natural with effective communication and design storytelling regardless of audience
  • Excellent leadership skills, problem resolution abilities, and good judgment

FIT CONSIDERATIONS

  • Strong interest in designing new ways of working and driving positive cultural shifts
  • Eagerly inclined to run/own the concept test owner role for multiple tests
  • Startup experience is a plus
  • Practices the confluence of design and strategy
  • Proponent of actively collaborating across disciplines

Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience working in agile environments driving sprint goals, requirements and drive delivery being part of the team.
  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts, including ability to quickly learn what applications are being utilized, what new possible outcomes can be achieved through current platforms, and what the latest technology offers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and translate business needs into application and operational requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, computer science, business administration, or related discipline
  • High Proficiency with agile tools, Microsoft Office, Confluence and JIRA

JIRA Administration in PA/CA, USA


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Need EADs(H4/L2), GC, USC

We are working on an exclusive requisition with a direct client needing a JIRA Admin to work in either Pittsburgh, PA OR San Francisco, CA , preferably Pittsburgh for a 6+ month contract-to-hire.
Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of JIRA Administration experience
  • Excellent understanding of JIRA workflows, permissions schemes, notification schemes, screen schemes, etc.
  • Provide user management for global and project level access, training and support for JIRA for existing users and extended teams, as requested
  • Demonstrated experience in performing upgrades with communication to end users impacted (e.g. release notes)
  • Demonstrated experience installing, configuring and administering Atlassian plugins
  • Develop metrics, dashboards, reports and advanced filters to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports
  • Determine ways to optimize and improve JIRA performance
  • Experience configuring and maintaining application links between JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo and qTest as well as other applications
  • Familiarity with database and MS-SQL administration, and demonstrated competency in writing SQL queries
  • A motivated self-starting personality, able to work independently while maintaining patience with constant interruptions and multiple requests
  • Comfortable working with mission critical and sensitive systems, with a sense of urgency appropriate to the responsibilities

Preferred Skills or Experience:

  • Background or previous experience in Change Management consulting
  • Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or similar technical discipline
  • Atlassian JIRA Administration certification
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Experience with developing enterprise integrations to facilitate end-to end traceability
  • Administration and/or familiarity with Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo and qTest, JIRA Service Desk
  • eazyBI/Tableau reporting and dashboard experience
  • Experience extending JIRA functionality using REST API (ex. Build custom add-ons, develop integrations, or scripting interactions)

AWS DevOps/System Engineer for Piscataway, NJ, USA


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Need someone on w2 only and able to attend F2F in NJ

Title: AWS DevOps/System Engineer
Location: Piscataway, NJ
Duration: 06+ Months (Can extend up to 30months)

Description:
As a member of the Platform as a Service team, you will be responsible for the design and development of medium to highly complex systems. This includes the design and implementation of infrastructure from specifications, configuration and deployment of applications, connecting to back-end resources, and advanced troubleshooting of moderately complex software applications. Deployment, middleware administration and operational support of (production, staging, test and development) environments for multiple projects using WebSphere, WebLogic, and Tomcat Application Server. Monitors systems capacity and performance, plans and executes disaster recovery procedures, and provides Tier 2 technical support.

In addition, this role requires the candidate to be highly flexible in hours of work because of its customer-facing, highly available infrastructure requirements. Work closely with Dev, QA and production support team members to align and orchestrate resolutions on open issues/defects. Provides high level written communications to upper management regarding production issues.

Required Skills:
• Experience with cloud platforms AWS( Auto scaling , AVI, security, EC2 , EFS , EBS , S3 , KMS)
• Hands on experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Ansible
• Working knowledge of monitoring tools like CA Wily, New Relic, and Datadog
• Experience with Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Logstash
• Execution on all release engineering aspects of DevOps including the configuration management , Build and Deployment Management, Continuous Integration and Delivery
• Ansible based deployment and configuration automation solutions.
• Experience with web based services and protocols ( HTTP , HTTPS, REST , Apache , Tomcat)
• Migration Experience with JEE Applications to open source.
• Experience on advanced Linux concepts ( Namespaces , CGroups )
• Experience with micro-service architectures and deployment.
• Knowledge on L2/L3 protocols , IPv4/IPv6 and TCP/IP stack .
• Experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server to Springboot Tomcat migration for J2EE applications.
• 3-5 years managing and administrating middleware technologies(Weblogic, Websphere, Tomcat).
• 3+ years hands-on experience with Solaris, Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu), in bare-metal and Cloud-based infrastructure (AWS, OpenStack)
• Proficiency in high level script languages (Python preferred) as well as script environments like bash Experience with DevOps workflow automation (Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet)
• Strong analytical & troubleshooting skills.
• Experience with tools like JIRA, Confluence, Stash
• M.S. or relevant experience required.

Need DevOps Solutions Architect in NY, USA


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Need H4/L2/GC/USC only 

DevOps Solutions Architect

NY, NY (Non-Local candidates are OK)

12+ months

Phone then Skype

As the Senior DevOps Engineer you will lead our DevOps efforts and be hands-on in multiple domains – such as CI/CD toolchain, cloud environments, and tooling for digital operations. You will be working with our ventures and with technology partners and technology teams to help our product teams deliver high-performing, highly-scalable, and cloud-optimized products that provide unique value to our customers.

You bring great technical breadth and expert level experience in software engineering, DevOps, and cloud – combined with the ability to provide technical thought leadership and coach and direct more junior engineers.

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and a proven record of success improving and managing the productivity of technology processes and business processes by creating highly automated workflows for software development and operations including the following areas:

  • CI/CD toolchains centred around tools such as Jenkins, Spinacker, Teamcity, etc.
  • Enabling DevOps tools such as Gitlab, Github, Artifactory, Sonarqube, Fortify/Veracode, Vault
  • Operations tools (e.g. Splunk, ELK stack, New Relic, App Dynamics, Data Dog)
  • Test automation tools (e.g. Selenium, Artillery)
  • Agile software development practices (esp. Scrum and Kanban)
  • Configuration management tools (such as Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Cloud infrastructure and container-based infrastructures
  • Lean IT principles and data driven approaches

Demonstrates extensive abilities and a proven record of success automating workflows and identifying process improvements, which includes the following areas:

  • A true team player within a fast paced environment
  • Acting as a lead in a rapidly changing environment including directing and coaching engineers
  • Strong desire to keep learning, maintain own skill set, stay up to date and expand one’s knowledge across the full stack
  • Desire to improve the ‘status quo’, especially automating and improving software development and operations processes to achieve massively higher delivery velocity and operations quality
  • Managing and analyzing existing processes to identify automation opportunities across multiple platforms and technologies
  • Collaborating with other Senior DevOps Engineers and engineering teams to design processes in the most efficient way to enable automation and machine learning in a culture of innovation;
  • Contributing to thought leadership through participation in the development of technology processes
  • Developing reporting to measure the effectiveness of the toolchain on dev and ops
  • Applying continuous independent judgement while collaborating with others, and influencing others within the project and domain teams
  • Providing in the moment feedback to other staff members to support a real time development culture
  • Building, maintaining, and leveraging relationships as well as expert level verbal and written communication skills
  • Having the flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change;

Need DevOps Engineer in NY,USA


Please share your resume to : am@truceaid.com

Need H4/L2/GC/USC only 

DevOps Engineer

NY, NY (Non-Local candidates are OK)

8+ months

Phone then Skype

As a DevOps Engineer you will be working directly within one or more product teams, technology partners and client technology teams to deliver high-performing, highly-scalable, and cloud-optimized products that provide unique value to our customers. You bring strong technical breadth and a deep understanding of DevOps, cloud, and automation. Your primary focus will be to manage and automate cloud-based platforms and processes.

Required:

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of and proven record of success in DevOps working principles and technologies to help build and manage highly scalable software products through automation, strong operations tooling, and the use of modern IaaS and PaaS platforms
  • Solution and infrastructure delivery methodologies including traditional SDLC and Agile
  • Extensive experience with CI/CD processes and associated tools (e.g. Jenkins, Teamcity, Gitlab, Github, Jira, Confluence, Rally, Bamboo, Slack, Sonarqube)
  • Hands-on experience with automation frameworks (e.g. Terraform, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Experience with one or more of the major cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Deep expertise in the Linux stack as well as open source tools
  • Prior experience in software development/coding and appreciation of the SDLC desired

Skills Preferred:

  • Strong desire to keep learning, maintain own skill set, stay up to date and expand one’s knowledge across the full stack
  • Desire to improve the ‘status quo’, especially automating repeated manual steps and using technology to drive business benefit
  • Desire to ensure business services are always ‘up’ and performing well… underpinned by meaningful metrics
  • Flexible and team focused working style within a multi-skilled team
  • Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success automating workflows and identifying process improvements, which includes the following areas:
  • Managing and analyzing existing processes to identify automation opportunities across multiple platforms and technologies;
  • Leading the development and maintenance of automated processes
  • Managing and maintaining a portfolio of automation scripts
  • Conducting impact analysis of any application or infrastructure changes that interact with automation and make associated script changes and updates
  • Developing reporting to measure the effectiveness of automated processes;
  • Having the flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
  • Researching and using analytical skills and ability to pull out relevant data/information and provide synopses for stakeholders
  • Understanding the value of log

Need Atlassian Administrator Consultant ,in Phoenix, AZ


If you have an Atlassian Administrator Consultant willing to have an in person final interview in Phoenix, please email me : am@truceaid.com

 Client is in need of a Atlassian Administrator Consultant in Phoenix, AZ 85012 on a contract basis.  The initial contract duration is 6 months with the strong potential to extend.     

 Excellent technical skills in the supporting and administering Atlassian products and strong communication skills are required

Local candidates or out of state candidates willing to come in to Phoenix for a final interview.  Client will also consider out of state candidates who will relocate without assistance, but preference will be given to local candidates.  The client is asking for an in-person interview as the final step of the process, but will also interview out of state candidates with a virtual interview for the first interview but still needs an in person for the final interview. . 

US Citizen, Green Card or EAD is preferred but the client will also consider H1B if they are an excellent match to the job.

 Term: 6+ month contract with the potential extend  

Site:  Phoenix AZ  85012

Atlassian Administrator Consultant Job Details:  

Main responsibilities:

  • Perform all functions of managing and administering Atlassian tools – JIRA Software, Bamboo, Service Desk, Bitbucket, Confluence and Fisheye/Crucible.
  • Design, test, implement and manage complex JIRA workflows with the user of triggers, conditions, validations and post functions per user requirements.
  • Manage add-ons, plugin and update them on a regular basis and provide training to teams on various new tools and features.
  • Develop Bamboo build and deployment projects for various teams and provide technical support and troubleshooting for their plans.
  • Develop metrics, dashboards, reports and advanced filters to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports.
  • Design and implement JIRA Service Desk projects, create JIRA dashboards, Agile Boards.
  • Develop effective knowledge base and documentation on Confluence.

Desired Qualification:

  • 3+ years of supporting and administering Atlassian products with regular planned upgrades on self-hosted in house servers (Windows/Linux).
  • Experience in implementing JIRA Software as Docker container on Linux servers.
  • Proficient in Agile – Scrum and Kanban methodologies.
  • Familiarity with source code repository – Github, Bitbucket, Mercurial.
  • Strong knowledge of Groovy scripting language, ScriptRunner, PowerShell and Jira Query Language (JQL).
  • Experience in Atlassian products Cloud implementation is a plus.
  • Atlassian certification and hands-on experience with Insight & Insight Discovery plugin is a plus.
  • Strong problem solving and excellent communication skills with the ability and willingness to conduct user-training and help sessions for new features and improvements.
  • Self-motivated personality with the ability to work independently.