Project Manager

Chicago, IL

 

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Oversee the administration of role-based user security for the Epic EHR system.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate all activities of an applications support group.
  • Coach and develop direct reports.
  • Interact with operations to efficiently and clearly interpret security requirements.
  • Analyze and assign security projects and requests.
  • Complete appropriate security documentation to comply with policies and meet internal and external auditors’ expectations.
  • Make recommendations for policy changes pertaining to Information Security as business needs change, and applications are enhanced.
  • Prepare weekly status reports.
  • Keep project deadlines and motivate participants to stay on schedule.
  • Support applications that require high availability (24x7).

 Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Supervisory and/or project lead experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with a strong customer service orientation.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Epic experience is a plus.
  • Security experience is a plus.
  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is a plus.

 

 

 

Implementation Manager 1

Chicago, IL

 

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Reports directly to HIT Optimization Team Manager
  • All work assignments given by HIT Optimization Team Manager and may be given assignments from Epic Optimization Team Project Lead
  • Partner with Neurology Chair for NPBRN program planning as it relates to Epic implementations
  • Coordinate NPBRN activities between Epic Optimization, Neurology, and Epic
  • Develop relationship with NPBRN customers
  • Implementation support for NPBRN Epic installs
  • Epic build for NPBRN as determined by HIT Manager
  • Coordination, technical preparations, and technical documentation for posting SCDS toolkits to Epic App Store
  • Point person for SCDS toolkit Epic App install questions and technical support for buyers
  • Non NPBRN Optimization team work as assigned by HIT Manager
  • If time permits and approved by HIT manager, assist with report writing and publications for Neurology

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelors in nursing, informatics, or related field, Masters preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a healthcare informatics related field.
  • Build experience with an Electronic Health Record, Epic preferred.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interest in "out of the box thinking" and opportunities for innovation while continuing to focus on the importance of standardization.
  • "Self starter" who takes initiative to find solutions and work independently

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Programmer Analyst

Chicago, IL

 

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Design and develop the data warehouse utilizing Informatica tools to extract data from our Epic electronic medical record system and from other external data sources
  • Interact with business analysts and IT analysts to efficiently and clearly interpret business requirement specification into detail data mappings
  • Responsible for the identification of data items through research, analysis, profiling, data mining, and data discovery of the source data from Epic and other clinical ancillary systems
  • Gathers business requirements by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large-group/cross-functional sessions with customers, while containing the scope of the initiative
  • Serve as a liaison between the business experts/users and the project technical team to ensure the users requirements are understood and interpreted correctly by the technical team
  • Design and develop complex SQL queries
  • Document data standards, requirement specifications, and business processes
  • Responsible for establishing best practices for several developers working in the same environment on different projects

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 4 year college degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent on the job experience
  • 2 – 4 years of enterprise data warehouse/business intelligence industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience with ETL design, development, architecture, and implementing data warehouse data marts
  • Experience in developing and maintaining applications built on oracle or similar database a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing complex SQL and PL/SQL code
  • Experience and understanding of data sources including 3rd party RDBMS, MS access, SQL server and oracle
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and decision making skills
  • Strong analytic, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills are required
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry or healthcare information systems is a plus
  • 1+ year of experience with MS project, MS Visio experience is a plus
  • 1+ year of experience of QA/QC testing a plus

 

 

 

 

 

Director of Application Services

Chicago, IL

 

Position Overview

This HIT leadership position is responsible for developing and implementing the HIT strategic plan as it relates to the organizational strategic plan.

This individual will assist in leading the Digital Health Program. Individual will have day-to-day supervisory oversight of the Digital Health Program and the Digital Health Implementation Team. Must have extensive knowledge in the digital technology (mobile and web technologies) space. Responsible for coordinating review, research, scope, design and implementation of the Digital Health Roadmap and related initiatives across the enterprise. Works in collaboration with HIT and Operational leadership as well as key stakeholders regarding development of implementation work plan, and tactics; including decisions and scheduling of initiatives. Also will collaborate closely with Epic Development Team to ensure initiatives are clearly defined and delivered according to schedule, functionality, and quality specifications. Ensures appropriate workflow design, build, test, sign-off and implementation are completed. Reports to HIT VP


Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

·         Manage multiple complex systems and applications

·         Reviews all system development project requests and coordinates related team activities

·         Provides overall direction and guidance to assigned sr. project managers and direct reports

·         Overall project management and implementation of major new clinical, financial or integration applications

·         Day-to-day support of existing and newly implemented clinical, financial or integration applications and prepares performance reports

·         The addition of new modules and features which augment or add to those existing applications

·         The analysis of information system needs throughout the organization including requirements analysis, product evaluations, recommendations for system selection, implementation, enhancements and support

·         Management of a team of professionals reporting to this position, including reviewing and evaluating work of subordinate staff

·         Support applications that require high availability (24x7)

·         Advise senior HIT management on the status of assigned applications and in setting the overall technical and application environment

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have: 

  • Strong leadership characteristics; demonstrates self-confidence, and is always able to articulate issues. 
  • Ability to plan, direct and coordinate all activities of multiple applications support group with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability in representing the HIT department, its strategies and policies in appropriate administrative and clinical meetings.
  • Has a client service mentality and orientation and a bias for action. 
  • Possesses managerial skills that empower and develop others; is sensitive to others and fosters teamwork. 
  • Demonstrates stewardship in the application of ethics and the use of resources.  Is sensitive to social and cultural issues.
  • Project management skills including prior experience with system implementations, programming, integration, conversion and testing techniques.  
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management throughout the organization(s) being supported.
  • Ability to interface, creating a positive working relationship, with HIT related organizational divisions that are external.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills and the expertise to translate technical terminology into terms understandable by management, department heads and performance level personnel.
  • Ability to instruct team members on the technical structure of the applications supported and ensures ongoing development of the team.
  • An understanding of the healthcare applications suite and their place in the acute care, physician, ambulatory and ancillary settings.
  • Proven track record solving highly complex technical application level problems and ability to solve highly complex organizational, operational and people problems.
  • Programming logic skills and the proven ability to maintain and understand complex applications.
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging and problem solving skills.
  • Technical knowledge of programming languages, integration, operating systems and conversions.
  • Specific application knowledge will be required depending on the application mix of the open position.
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in technically supporting, planning and managing information systems in medium to large environments.  
  •  5 years of senior management responsibility of overseeing multiple project teams responsible for systems implementation and support. Healthcare Information Systems knowledge is a plus.  Non project IS experience should include responsibilities in areas such as disaster recovery, backup systems, security, computer operations, and hardware planning.
  • Experience working on IS capital and operating expense budgeting.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems a plus.  Advance degree is a plus.
Experience in an area that is defined as key to the position is a plus (e.g. clinical, financial, HR, patient management).

Senior Programmer Analyst II

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Overview:

 

·         PeopleSoft Modules:  HR, Payroll & Administration

·         PeopleSoft Version: 9.1 and in the middle of a tools upgrade to 8.54

·         Potential Upcoming Projects:

1.      Open Enrollment

2.      Merit process

3.      Bundles and fixes (i.e. Affordable Care Act)

4.      System upgrade next year

·         Programmer roughly 65% and analyst roughly 35%

·         Team consists of 4 members, 2 sr. programmers, 1 associate (jr), Project leader, and manager

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Provide application support for PeopleSoft and other Human Resource Systems

·         Code, test, debug and document application changes

·         Test new application releases

·         Be involved with all phases of software development from design to implementation to solving complex system problems

·         Create user documentation and training materials or sessions

·         Support applications that requirement high availability (e.g. 24/7)

 

Must have skills:

 

·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent years of experience REQUIRED

·         Four or more years supporting and developing PeopleSoft based applications; eight years of experience REQUIRED if no Bachelor’s degree is held.

·         Experience must include technical troubleshooting, programming logic, code debugging, and problem solving skills at both technical and application levels

·         Knowledge of PeopleCode, SQR, PeopleTools, SQL, Application Engine or other high-level programming languages

 

Nice to have Skills:

 

·         Knowledge of integration Broker, Change Assistant, Component Interface and general PeopleSoft system architecture is desirable

·         Ideally someone who can wear the programmer and analyst hat who also can interface with people outside of IT

 

Company Advantages:

 

·         Very competitive health benefits

·         Good retirement benefits

·         Great work/life balance

·         Friendly team culture

·         Work with great customer teams

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. Applications Consultant

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview

  • Reports to Health Information Technology Director
  • Provides expertise across all system applications, and device architectures related to Digital Health Program to ensure appropriate and seamless technical integration.
  • Develops and participates in testing plans as appropriate related to architectural designs.
  • Must have extensive background in current web, mobile, database, and n-tiered server architectures.
  • Prepares and presents research, designs, evaluation, and recommendations to HIT leadership.

 Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Plan technical/application projects and be involved with all phases of development from design to implementation leading to the ability to solve complex system problems
  • Review, analyze and evaluate clinical/business systems and user needs
  • Provide consultation on complex projects and as the top level contributor/specialist
  • Manage the ongoing support, maintenance, upgrades or enhancements of the installed application base
  • Monitor and address support issues with installed applications
  • Work with senior management and hold responsibility for the coordination of transition plans to turn over new systems to the production environment including: definition of plans/strategies, operations involvement, and gaining acceptance
  • Maintain mechanisms for identifying opportunities for improvement in application programs and systems with particular reference to delivery, scheduling, user information and satisfaction

 Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems a plus; Advance degree is a plus
  • Experience in an area that is defined as key to the position is a plus (e.g. clinical, financial, HR, patient management).
  • Minimum six to eight years’ experience in Healthcare Information Systems, with practical experience in hospital operations and systems analysis
  • Ability to solve highly complex technical problems and support highly complex healthcare applications
  • Extensive technical knowledge of healthcare applications, programming language(s), integration, operating systems and conversions
  • An in-depth understanding of the healthcare applications suite and their place in the acute care, physician, ambulatory and ancillary settings
  • Programming logic skills and the proven ability to maintain and understand complex healthcare applications
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills and the expertise to translate technical terminology into terms understandable by management, department heads and performance level personnel
  • Demonstrated ability in high-level problem solving
  • Client service mentality and orientation and a bias for action
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with most levels of management throughout the organization

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. Application Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

In this position, the Analyst will facilitate the use of technology and insure the software system is performing at its highest level. Position includes full life cycle responsibilities:  Plan, Analyze, Design, Code, Test, Document, Implement, and Support application changes, new features, or defects in application area assigned. Prioritizes and responds to user group requests and participates in user meetings.  Recommends application improvements

 

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position, Monday –Friday

 

In addition, this position requires “on-call” rotation.

 

Responsibilities:

- Work closely with Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), Health Information Technology (HIT) and external vendors to install application updates and troubleshoot problems

- Assist LIS Managers in managing laboratory systems/applications upgrades, major software and related interface implementations

- Support, maintain, and troubleshoot all Clinical Pathology (Softlab) and Anatomic Pathology (PowerPath) related interfaces, including those for clinical instruments, robotic lines, Epic EMR, eLaborate/Dr. Chart and billing

- Serve as a primary liaison between LIS and HIT teams, which may include active support in Epic laboratory related build requests

- Define and formulate system scope and objectives based on end user needs
- Create and modify processes & procedures to ensure system integrity

- Develop complex data scenarios to test applications

- Prepare detail specifications for any modifications needed to the system

- Create appropriate end-user and intra departmental training materials and documentation

- Design high-level information flows including screen and reporting needs to solve functional requests.

- Maintain department records, reports, and files as required

- Attend departmental meetings as required

- Enhance professional development through participation in educational programs, current literature reviews, in-services, meetings, and workshops.

- Keep project deadlines and motivate participants to stay on schedule

- Perform on-call support as needed to end users

 

Qualification:

- Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Systems, or related field required
- 2-4 years supporting computer-based applications, with SCC SoftLab experience preferred

- Knowledgeable in clinical lab operations and anatomic pathology services required
- Candidate must be able to work alone and in a team setting and possess good verbal and written communication skills

- Customer service skills/experience is required 

- Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills

- Training and presentation skills are required

- Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously

- Ability to create and execute test plans

- Ability to independently establish priorities

- Working knowledge of MS Windows server administration, MS SQL, MS Office, TCP/IP is preferred.

- Knowledge of Epic EMR is preferred

- Knowledge of HL7 interface is preferred

- Knowledge of healthcare applications, trends and industry standards is preferred

 

 

Application Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 General Summary of Position Responsibility:      

 

Supports information management needs of various client departments or workflows across the organization through project coordination, applications implementation, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance or enhancements. 

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

  1. Provides application implementation support, technical guidance, and serves as primary resolution point for all issues regarding assigned applications.  Works collaboratively with end-users to understand workflows and develop system support.

 

  1. Coordinates activities of assigned projects or particular phases of a given project.  Develops and creates detailed work plans, timelines and other appropriate documentation, identifies appropriate resources needed and provides timely status reports.

 

  1. Provides data transfer, access and manipulation of aggregate and comparative data.

 

  1. Provides assistance with system selection, system maintenance/upgrade and implementation, including system definition, building, testing and conversion planning and interfaces.

 

  1. Develops and monitors testing scenarios and methodologies to demonstrate system effectiveness.  Prepares and maintains documentation on testing plans.  

 

  1. Participates in completion of user documentation and training procedures.

 

  1. Evaluates system utilization and performance.  Participates in system optimization. 

 

  1. Adheres to HIPAA regulations for transactions, security and confidentiality.

 

  1. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Health Care field with related training is required.

 

  1. Minimum two years of experience installing/supporting applications.  Experience in a healthcare related field preferred

 

  1. Certification of Epic Ambulatory REQUIRED.

 

  1. Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Windows OS and applications.

 

  1. Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.  Ability to articulate facts and ideas clearly and concisely.  Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

 

  1. Excellent project management skills.  Ability to prepare documentation to support established objectives consistent with generally recognized standards.

 

  1. Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality relating to employees.

 

 

 

Application Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position:

 

Support information management needs of various client departments or workflows across the organization through project coordination, applications implementation, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance or enhancements.

 

Job Functions:

 

  • Provide application implementation support, technical guidance, and serves as primary resolution point for all issues regarding assigned applications.  Works collaboratively with end-users to understand workflows and develop system support.
  • Coordinates activities of assigned projects or particular phases of a given project.  Develops and creates detailed work plans, timelines and other appropriate documentation, identifies appropriate resources needed and provides timely status reports.
  • Provides data transfer, access and manipulation of aggregate and comparative data.
  • Provides assistance with system selection, system maintenance/upgrade and implementation, including system definition, building, testing and conversion planning and interfaces.
  • Develops and monitors testing scenarios and methodologies to demonstrate system effectiveness.  Prepares and maintains documentation on testing plans.
  • Participates in completion of user documentation and training procedures.
  • Evaluates system utilization and performance.  Participates in system optimization.
  • Adheres to HIPAA regulations for transactions, security and confidentiality.
  • Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology
  • Minimum two years of experience installing/supporting applications.  Experience in a healthcare related field preferred.
  • Certifications, if applicable for assigned applications.  For Epic applications, current Epic certifications required, or ability to complete certification within six (6) months of employment.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and MS Windows OS and applications.
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.  Ability to articulate facts and ideas clearly and concisely.  Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.  Ability to prepare documentation to support established objectives consistent with generally recognized standards.

Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality relating to employee/patient and hospital.

 

 

Senior Project Manager

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview

 

The Sr. Project Manager is for Health Information Technology department.  This position will oversee a team of approximately 15 staff comprised of programmers and analysts who work with the Epic Clinical modules. 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement the HIT strategic plan as it relates to the organization strategic plan.
  • This person will oversee the management of the Epic clinical applications, including EpicCare Ambulatory, Home Health, and Hospice.
  • Additional responsibilities include project management and implementation of major new clinical, financial or integration and applications, the addition of new modules and features which augment or add to these existing applications, the analysis of information system needs throughout the organization including requirements analysis, product evaluations, recommendations for system selection, implementation, enhancements and support, management of a team of professional reporting to this position and support applications that require high availability (24x7).

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous EPIC experience;
  • Experience in an area that is defined as key to the position is a plus (e.g. clinical, financial, HR, patient management)
  • Minimum six to eight years’ experience in Healthcare Information Systems, with practical experience in hospital operations and systems analysis.
  • Three to five years of management experience showing increasing responsibility to include capital and operating expense budgeting, and experience writing/creating reports for Senior Management.

 

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst – Enterprise Data Warehouse

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

In this role, you will:

  • Design and develop the data warehouse/data mart applications utilizing Informatica tool to extract data from our Epic electronic medical record system and/or other sources.
  • Responsible for the identification of data items through research, analysis, profiling, data mining, and data discovery of the source data from Epic and other clinical ancillary systems.
  • Gathers business requirements by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large-group/cross-functional sessions with customers, while containing the scope of the initiative.
  • Interact with business analysts and IT analysts to efficiently and clearly interpret business requirement specification into detail data mappings.
  • Design and develop complex SQL queries.
  • Document data standards, requirement specifications, and business processes.
  • Responsible for establishing best practices for several developers working in the same environment on different projects.

 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 4 year college degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent on the job experience
  • 2+years of enterprise data warehouse industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience with ETL design, development, architecture and implementing data warehouse data marts, Informatica Power Center experience a plus
  • 2+ years of experience in writing complex SQL
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills are required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and decision making skills
  • Experience and understanding of data sources including 3rd party RDBMS, SQL server and Oracle
  • Experience in QA/QC testing a plus
  • Project management skills a plus
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tool a plus
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry or healthcare information systems is a plus

 

 

 

Technical Project Manager

Skokie, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Technical Project Manager for our HIT Technical Services Department located in Skokie, IL.  This is a full-time position and is benefits eligible. 

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for managing people and technical systems projects involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a computer based system.
  • Oversees and coordinates all aspects from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on technical and non-technical matters.
  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals.  Organizes interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints.
  • Assigns and monitors system analysis and program staff, providing technical and non-technical support and direction.  Provides guidance to assigned personnel to achieve goals in accordance with established policies
  • Establishes and recommends changes to policies.  Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, or customers and the company.  Manages, through subordinate supervisors, the coordination of activities of a section or department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees.

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems a plus.  Certification/Degree in Project Management a plus.  Advanced degree is a plus.

Five to ten years of project management experience showing increasing responsibility to include capital and operating expense budgeting.  Experience in Healthcare a plus

 

 

Regional Finance Manager

Anywhere in the U.S.

POSITION FILLED

The Regional Finance Manager (RFM) functions as a key member of the regional management team.  RFM will support multiple lines of business including Cash-in-Transit operations, and Cash Vault Service across their geographic region.  This person will have experience in developing annual plans, financial statement analysis and forecastingCandidate should have the desire to work closely with operations and be an integral team member in improving financial results of the organization.  The Regional Finance Manager will be expected to identify areas of opportunity for improvement – and work to execute those improvements.  This position will report to the Director of Finance, and have a ‘dotted-line’ reporting relationship to the Operations Director

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Month end and close responsibilities for the region.  This includes P&L review, some journal entries, AP/AR review, and variance analysis.  Revenue and expense review, assisting branches with month end questions and work closely with shared services division to ensure numbers are accurately stated.
  • Responsible for financial training and improvement of business literacy across the region.  Ensure branch leadership has all of the necessary tools and financial training to be successful in their operation.
  • Working with regional team to reduce risk by ensuring documented risk mitigation procedures are followed, and suggesting changes as necessary.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required in accounting/finance
  • 5 to 7 years of accounting/finance experience.
  • Experience in the transportation industry is desired.
  • CPA Strongly Preferred.
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling, accounting, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Ability to thrive, adapt and succeed in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, public speaking and presentation skills.

Ability to travel between 25% and 40%

 

 

 

Software Sales Account Executive

NC, SC, VA, WV and MD

AND

SEATTLE, WA

Position Filled

 

Position Overview:

The Retail Software division is seeking ambitious and highly-motivated Enterprise Software Sales Account Executive. Reporting to the Area Sales Manager, you will drive next generation enterprise retail software solutions and professional services revenue by identifying, pursuing and closing new customers from assigned prospect base of specialty retail durable goods accounts located within assigned geographic territory. Examples of such prospects include: pharmacy drug stores, farm-home, lawn & garden nurseries, hardware stores, lumber and building materials dealers.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Develop and maintain sales and marketing plan for assigned territory.

·         Develop and maintain opportunity pipeline that drives sales activities, ensuring that revenue goals are exceeded.

·         Disciplined and accurate reporting of opportunity pipeline and sales activities into Salesforce.com.

·         Maintain and drive high level of weekly sales activities.

·         Use Value Add and Solution Selling sales methodologies to:

o   Create initial interest

o   Identify, define and document critical business needs

o   Create vision of potential solutions to critical business needs

o   Effectively justify return on investment

o   Qualify, control and close opportunities 

·         Develop deep product knowledge

·         Set proper expectations in sales cycles that result in customers who can be used as positive references for future prospects

 

Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to:

o   exceed quarterly and annual sales objectives,

o   identify, qualify, and close sales opportunities,

o   develop and maintain effective business, sales, and marketing plans,

o   implement and follow successful sales processes

o   self-starter and independent thinker with the aptitude to work autonomously

o   resolve broadly-defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented situations.

o   Strong ability to create sales presentations, messages, position statements, and other sales collateral.

·         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Ability to communicate with and present to all levels within prospect’s organization as well as within client organization.

·         Ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with C-level, senior business IT executives or business owners.

·         Excellent time management and follow-up skills.

·         Excellent PC and Internet skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, sales force automation and web meeting tools.

·         Ability to work independently in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility in work schedule.

·         Overnight regional travel.

 

Education, Experience & Training:

·         BA/BS in Business, Distribution, Operations, Logistics or related field of study preferred.

·         Solid experience in and strong knowledge of consumer hard goods retail business  processes such as sales order processing,  inventory management, purchasing, pricing, accounting, or supply chain management.

·         Three to five plus years of proven and consistent success in selling high-value enterprise software solutions and services (ERP, SCM, MES, WMS, or RF / Wireless application software experience strongly preferred).

 

 

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst 1 – Web Development Team

Chicago, IL

Position Filled

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

 

·         Develop high performing, secure, and clean looking applications to meet business needs

·         Actively participates in all phases of development lifecycle

·         Author public and Enterprise facing applications on aggressive timelines using multiple API’s, C# .NET, ASP.NET (MVC 3/4 and Web Forms), advanced JavaScript, and MS SQL containing large data structures and databases

·         Research current industry trends, agile methodologies, security vulnerabilities, and assist with development and promotion of coding best practices within team

·         Advance SQL/T-SQL development with MS SQL Server 2005/2008. Familiarity of stored procedures, cursors and views is required

·         Be responsible for the technical management of all aspects and stages of internet/intranet application development, from initial concept to final product

·         Consult on UI design methodologies and be able to showcase complete, good looking and intuitive applications

·         Support and develops junior web application developers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities

·         Work with programmers and/or vendors to install and configure computer systems

·         Train end users to effectively utilize assigned computer systems

·         Formulate specific implementation plans

·         Perform security administration and maintains required documentation

·         Support applications that require high availability (24x7)

 

 

Qualifications

 

Our ideal candidate will have:

 

·         Bachelor's degree

·         4+ years of supporting and developing web applications in Microsoft environment

·         2+ years of proven expertise in development and deployment of C# and ASP.NET (MVC 3/4 and Web Forms) applications

·         Proficiency in the following languages and technologies: ASP, ASP.NET, MVC, HTML, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, NHibernate, WCF, Entity Framework 4+ , IIS 7, Object Oriented Programming, and Visual Studio 2010/2012

·         Familiarity with Domain-Driven Design and Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)

·         A thorough understanding of MS SQL Server 2005/2008 (SQL and T-SQL)

·         Proficiency with all aspects of the software development lifecycle including requirements gathering, design, implementation, debugging, and testing

·         Strong written and verbal communications skills

·         An Understanding of web application security techniques

·         Proven experience in troubleshooting and solving complex problems

·         Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting aggressive timelines

·         Proven ability to collaborate effectively with most levels of management throughout the organization

·         SharePoint 2007/2010 administration and development considered a plus

 

 

 

Finance Manager

Chicago, IL

Position Filled

 

Job Description

Since 1997, we have built our B2B and B2C brand to preeminent status in the industry. While enjoying great stability, we continue to grow our workforce has more than doubled since 2006 and our revenue has increased more than 150% in that same time. Our highly engaged workforce enjoys a rich set of employee programs and our dedication to work/life balance, wellness and career growth. Were big enough to provide abundant resources and small enough for employees to make an immediate impact.

 

Our Finance team is looking for a Finance Manager to become an integral part of our business supporting multiple Sales channels. The ideal candidate will have a well-rounded background in Finance or Sales Compensation and be eager to take on a leadership role in this critical area of the business. The primary responsibilities of this position include incentive compensation design and financial modeling, headcount planning and forecasting for growing Sales teams, commission expense analysis and forecasting, and developing new processes for monthly commission calculations and reporting. This is a highly visible position working with Sales Senior Management, Sales Strategy, Sales Operations, Human Resources and Legal. The position will also manage one direct report.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

    • Lead cross-functional teams to design and implement annual compensation plans for 4 sales channels, supporting over 400 employees.
    • Analyze compensation plan performance to evaluate if the plans are incentive behaviors to meet business objectives and goals.
    • Provide analytics on incentive compensation, such as understanding the relationship between various commission structures and revenue generation.
    • Model revenue targets for sales management commission plans.
    • Develop comprehensive financial models with sensitivity analysis on commission payouts and revenue achievement.
    • Provide commission analysis and insights to senior management.
    • Create efficiencies to current processes using excel or other tools.
    • Commission expense forecasting and budgeting.
    • Design materials to educate sales teams on commission structure.
    • Perform annual headcount planning for new sales positions, working closely with Sales and Sales Operations.
    • Work with teams such as Sales Operations and Sales Strategy to develop new reporting for Sales Management and Senior Management.
    • Work with Legal and HR teams to ensure compliance of all commission plans.
    • Manage one Commission Analyst who is responsible for the monthly calculation, payment, and reporting of commissions.
    • Monthly and ad hoc reporting and analysis.
    • Prepare various reporting and presentation packages for senior management.

Required Skills

    • Strong communication/organization skills
    • An affinity for leadership and a willingness to forge relationships with employees in other functional areas
    • Strong ability to analyze, evaluate and problem-solve
    • A keen eye for detail and a focus on accuracy
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects
    • Ability to work with all levels of management and work well within a team-oriented environment

 

Required Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Finance or Business related degree
    • MBA or CPA preferred
    • 6-10 years’ work experience, management experience preferred
    • The ability to negotiate workable solutions, balancing the inputs of multiple constituents
    • Experience supporting business departments from a financial role
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
    • Experience with Psoft and a budgeting/analysis tool preferred
    • Thorough knowledge of accrual accounting and financial statements
    • Experience with budgeting and forecasting for multiple business departments

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst – Enterprise Data Warehouse

Chicago, IL

Position filled

 

In this role, you will:

  • Design and develop the data warehouse/data mart applications by providing innovative solutions with a focus on research projects
  • Responsible for the identification of data items through research, analysis, profiling, data mining, and data discovery of the source data.
  • Gathers business requirements by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large-group/cross-functional sessions with customers, while containing the scope of the initiative.
  • Interact with user / customer to efficiently and clearly interpret business requirement specifications into detailed technical specifications.
  • Design and develop complex REDCap forms.
  • Design and develop complex SQL queries.
  • Document data standards, requirement specifications, and business processes.
  • Responsible for establishing best practices for several developers working in the same environment on different projects.

 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 4 year college degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent on the job experience
  • 2+ years of enterprise data warehouse/business intelligence industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience with a business intelligence tool required, Cognos a plus
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills are required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and decision making skills
  • Experience in QA/QC testing a plus
  • Project management skills a plus
  • REDCap experience a plus
  • Experience with ETL design and development a plus
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry or healthcare information systems is a plus

 

 

 

Senior Programmer Analyst – Enterprise Data Warehouse

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position Description:

 

  • Design and develop the data warehouse/data mart applications utilizing informatica tools to extract data from our Epic electronic medical records system and BI tools such as Cognos.
  • Interact with business analysts and IT analysts to efficiently and clearly interpret business requirements specification of data items through research, analysis, profiling, data mining, and data discovery of the source data.
  • Gathers business requirements by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large-group/cross-functional sessions with customers, while containing the scope of the initiative.
  • Serve as a liaison between the business experts/users and the project technical team to ensure the users requirements are understood and interpreted correctly by the technical team.
  • Design and develop complex SQL queries
  • Document data standards, requirement specifications, and business processes
  • Responsible for establishing best practices for several developers working in the same environment on different projects.

 

Requirements:

 

  • 4 year college degree in computer science/data processing
  • 4+ years of enterprise data warehouse/business intelligence industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience with a business intelligence tool required, Cognos a plus
  • 1+ year experience with Cognos Framework modeling
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and decision making skills
  • Experience with ETL design, development, architecture and implementing data warehouse data marts
  • REDCap experience
  • Experience in developing and maintaining applications built on Oracle database or similar platform
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing complex SQL, PL/SQL, stored procedures
  • Experience and understanding of data sources including 3rd party RDBMS, MS access, SQL server and Oracle
  • Strong analytic, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills are REQUIRED
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry or healthcare information systems
  • 1+ year of experience of QA/QC testing

 

Regional Finance Manager

Broadview, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

The Regional Finance Manager (RFM) functions as a key member of the regional management team.  RFM will support multiple lines of business including Cash-in-Transit operations, and Cash Vault Service across their geographic region.  This person will have experience in developing annual plans, financial statement analysis and forecastingCandidate should have the desire to work closely with operations and be an integral team member in improving financial results of the organization.  The Regional Finance Manager will be expected to identify areas of opportunity for improvement – and work to execute those improvements.  This position will report to the Director of Finance, and have a ‘dotted-line’ reporting relationship to the Operations Director

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Month end and close responsibilities for the region.  This includes P&L review, some journal entries, AP/AR review, and variance analysis.  Revenue and expense review, assisting branches with month end questions and work closely with shared services division to ensure numbers are accurately stated.
  • Responsible for financial training and improvement of business literacy across the region.  Ensure branch leadership has all of the necessary tools and financial training to be successful in their operation.
  • Working with regional team to reduce risk by ensuring documented risk mitigation procedures are followed, and suggesting changes as necessary.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required in accounting/finance
  • 5 to 7 years of accounting/finance experience.
  • Experience in the transportation industry is desired.
  • CPA Strongly Preferred.
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling, accounting, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Ability to thrive, adapt and succeed in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Ability to travel between 25% and 40%

 

 

 

Sr. Application Analyst – Specialist

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

We are currently seeking a Sr Programmer Analyst – Specialist which is a full-time position and is benefits eligible.   There are on call hours rotating throughout the year. 

Description and Responsibilities

Has detailed knowledge of computer applications and acts as a subject matter expert to all staff.  

  • Detailed knowledge of computer application.
  • Extensive experience writing/debugging/enhancing programming code.
  • Must have experience deploying and configuring the application in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent system analysis and design skills.
  • Must have knowledge to analyze across function applications.
  • Must have in depth business, and technical knowledge as it relates to the application.
  • Must have excellent communication skills including the ability to describe technical jargon in layman’s language and the ability to communicate with many levels of senior management.
  • Is involved in all phases of software development from design to implementation to solve complex system problems.
  • Acts independently under general direction.
  • Provides technical consulting on complex projects.
  • May instruct, direct and check the work of other applications programming personnel.

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:

·         4 year college degree or equivalent required; Computer science or data processing preferred

·         6 plus years supporting and developing specialized computer based applications

·         Detailed knowledge of computer applications

·         Experience with Cache/Mumps required. Epic Professional Billing experience preferred.

  • Unix scripting experience preferred.  Knowledge of Reporting Database structure preferred.

 

Territory Sales Manager – ERP Software

Irvine, CA

POSITION FILLED

 

My client is a leading provider of industry specific business software that drives growth and profitability for their customers.  They are a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services industries.  With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and large enterprises, and have more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries.  With their solutions of enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability.

 

Role Summary:

 

As a Territory Manager, you will be responsible for selling solutions to medium and large manufacturing companies within the Western region of the US.  Your experience in prospecting, developing opportunities and closing business along with your established network in the Manufacturing Software industry will enable you to reach your overall revenue goals.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Achieve and exceed monthly & annual quota
  • Create and maintain pipeline of 3X quota over a rolling 6 month period
  • Quickly qualify opportunities and key strategic positions for each new prospect
  • Build and maintain relationships for the “C” and “VP” levels of the defined target markets
  • Demonstrate a solid approach to the sales process with creativity and vision
  • Continue to develop your knowledge of the manufacturing market and the products provided

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Business or a related field
  • 5+ years experience selling of Enterprise software (experience from organizations such as SAP. Oracle, and midmarket ERP providers would be ideal)
  • Strong network that can be leveraged to build pipeline
  • Proven track record of exceeding sizable quotas consistently ($2 Million + annually)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to travel 30 – 50 % of the time

 

Project Manager – Web Development

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Project Manager on the Web Team within the Health Information Technology Department.  The Project Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Health Information Technology strategic plan.

On-call rotation required

Responsibilities

In this role, you will: 

  • Manage, design, develop and support web applications using Internet technologies and programming languages
  • Manages and supports the development of the Corporate Intranet and Portals
  • Manages, develops and supports Corporate Website
  • Manages the ongoing support, maintenance, upgrades, and enhancements of the installed application base
  • Responsible for providing hands-on support during upgrades or staff shortages
  • Manages team to provide support coverage 24x7
  • Provides leadership and direction to web developers and programmers
  • Manages, coaches and develops team and resources, including hiring as needed
  • Reviews project deliverables for quality
  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines and milestones
  • Work closely with technical team to ensure tasks are completed on schedule
  • Closely monitors project timelines and communicates updates/issues to management and team members accordingly
  • Works with programmers and/or vendors to install and configure computer systems
  • Tests new and modified applications prior to implementation in the production environment
  • Trains end users to effectively utilize assigned computer systems
  • Formulates specific implementation plans
  • Develops collaborative working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Works with key stakeholders to prioritize requests for services based on gather business requirements and project scope
  • Allocates team resources accordingly to meet project commitments
  • Demonstrate leadership and understanding

 

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have: 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience. Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems a plus
  • 2+ years of hands-on Management experience, showing increasing responsibility
  • 3+ years of broad-based Information Technology experience with web based system integration. Portal design, a plus
  • Functional knowledge of the following programming languages: ASP, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, HTML, XML, JavaScript, Java, SQL and VB
  • Epic MyChart certification, a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects of all sizes
  • Intranet migrations project experience
  • Effective leadership, facilitation, consensus building, conflict resolution, and team building skills are an asset
  • Track record of successfully deploying complex enterprise technology solutions
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational computer databases
  • Strong website development and maintenance skills
  • Good communication skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking, and presentation)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build credibility and develop strong customer relationships
  • Attention to detail and task orientation
  • Knowledge of healthcare applications, trends and industry standards

 

 

 

Software Sales Account Executive

Dallas, TX AND Atlanta, GA

POSITION FILLED

 

Position Overview:

The Retail Software division is seeking ambitious and highly-motivated Enterprise Software Sales Account Executive. Reporting to the Area Sales Manager, you will drive next generation enterprise retail software solutions and professional services revenue by identifying, pursuing and closing new customers from assigned prospect base of specialty retail durable goods accounts located within assigned geographic territory. Examples of such prospects include: pharmacy drug stores, farm-home, lawn & garden nurseries, hardware stores, lumber and building materials dealers.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Develop and maintain sales and marketing plan for assigned territory.

·         Develop and maintain opportunity pipeline that drives sales activities, ensuring that revenue goals are exceeded.

·         Disciplined and accurate reporting of opportunity pipeline and sales activities into Salesforce.com.

·         Maintain and drive high level of weekly sales activities.

·         Use Value Add and Solution Selling sales methodologies to:

o   Create initial interest

o   Identify, define and document critical business needs

o   Create vision of potential solutions to critical business needs

o   Effectively justify return on investment

o   Qualify, control and close opportunities 

·         Develop deep product knowledge

·         Set proper expectations in sales cycles that result in customers who can be used as positive references for future prospects

 

Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to:

o   exceed quarterly and annual sales objectives,

o   identify, qualify, and close sales opportunities,

o   develop and maintain effective business, sales, and marketing plans,

o   implement and follow successful sales processes

o   self-starter and independent thinker with the aptitude to work autonomously

o   resolve broadly-defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented situations.

o   Strong ability to create sales presentations, messages, position statements, and other sales collateral.

·         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Ability to communicate with and present to all levels within prospect’s organization as well as within client organization.

·         Ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with C-level, senior business IT executives or business owners.

·         Excellent time management and follow-up skills.

·         Excellent PC and Internet skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, sales force automation and web meeting tools.

·         Ability to work independently in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility in work schedule.

·         Overnight regional travel.

 

Education, Experience & Training:

·         BA/BS in Business, Distribution, Operations, Logistics or related field of study preferred.

·         Solid experience in and strong knowledge of consumer hard goods retail business  processes such as sales order processing,  inventory management, purchasing, pricing, accounting, or supply chain management.

·         Three to five plus years of proven and consistent success in selling high-value enterprise software solutions and services (ERP, SCM, MES, WMS, or RF / Wireless application software experience strongly preferred).

 

 

Strategic Territory Manager

OHIO Valley

MI, IN, OH, TN, Western PA, & Chicago

North East

NY, NJ, Philadelphia, & More

POSITION FILLED

 

 

About my client:   A  Software Corporation and a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With nearly 40 years of experience serving midmarket organizations and divisions of Global 1000 companies, They have more than 33,000 customers in over 150 countries. Their solutions are enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, they inspires customers to build lasting competitive advantage. They provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company’s headquarters are located in California, with offices and affiliates worldwide.

 

Role Summary/Purpose:

As a Strategic Territory Manager, you will be responsible for selling ERP Software to medium and large wholesale distributors. Manage sales through forecasting, account resource allocation, account strategy, and planning. Participate in finding leads, the development, presentation and sales propositions. Negotiate pricing and contractual agreement to close the sale.

 

Essential Responsibilities: 

                    Manage a accounts in a geographical sales territory

                    Manage inbound large project leads / opportunities

                    Finding leads within large national and multi-national named accounts and non-named accounts

                    Qualify opportunities with the aim of maximizing leads

                    Plan and implement sales campaigns

                    Co-ordinate with pre-sales and professional services teams

                    Input ideas and participate in marketing events

                    To fully understand the business requirements of prospects and customers

                    Provide accurate and timely sales forecasts

                    Manage the short, and medium, and long term pipeline

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field

        Minimum of 10 years’ experience of new business sales

        Proven sales success – consistently 110%+ of $2m + annual software quota

        An accomplished track record of selling multi-level to business, technical, IT people, and C-level executives

        Business applications, e.g. ERP, Supply Chain, and CRM

        Background of distribution markets and businesses preferred

        Quickly qualify opportunities and key strategic positions for each new prospect

        Build and maintain relationships at the “C” and “VP” levels of the defined target markets accounts

        Successful candidates may have worked for companies such as: Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, Lawson, Infor, HighJump, Manhatten, Exact, Sage, or other ERP companies.

 

 

 

Software Sales Account Executive

Multiple Locations:

Any City in Florida

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview:

The Retail Software division is seeking ambitious and highly-motivated Enterprise Software Sales Account Executive. Reporting to the Area Sales Manager, you will drive next generation enterprise retail software solutions and professional services revenue by identifying, pursuing and closing new customers from assigned prospect base of specialty retail durable goods accounts located within assigned geographic territory. Examples of such prospects include: pharmacy drug stores, farm-home, lawn & garden nurseries, hardware stores, lumber and building materials dealers.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Develop and maintain sales and marketing plan for assigned territory.

·         Develop and maintain opportunity pipeline that drives sales activities, ensuring that revenue goals are exceeded.

·         Disciplined and accurate reporting of opportunity pipeline and sales activities into Salesforce.com.

·         Maintain and drive high level of weekly sales activities.

·         Use Value Add and Solution Selling sales methodologies to:

o   Create initial interest

o   Identify, define and document critical business needs

o   Create vision of potential solutions to critical business needs

o   Effectively justify return on investment

o   Qualify, control and close opportunities 

·         Develop deep product knowledge

·         Set proper expectations in sales cycles that result in customers who can be used as positive references for future prospects

 

Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to:

o   exceed quarterly and annual sales objectives,

o   identify, qualify, and close sales opportunities,

o   develop and maintain effective business, sales, and marketing plans,

o   implement and follow successful sales processes

o   self-starter and independent thinker with the aptitude to work autonomously

o   resolve broadly-defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented situations.

o   Strong ability to create sales presentations, messages, position statements, and other sales collateral.

·         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Ability to communicate with and present to all levels within prospect’s organization as well as within client organization.

·         Ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with C-level, senior business IT executives or business owners.

·         Excellent time management and follow-up skills.

·         Excellent PC and Internet skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, sales force automation and web meeting tools.

·         Ability to work independently in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility in work schedule.

·         Overnight regional travel.

 

Education, Experience & Training:

·         BA/BS in Business, Distribution, Operations, Logistics or related field of study preferred.

·         Solid experience in and strong knowledge of consumer hard goods retail business  processes such as sales order processing,  inventory management, purchasing, pricing, accounting, or supply chain management.

·         Three to five plus years of proven and consistent success in selling high-value enterprise software solutions and services (ERP, SCM, MES, WMS, or RF / Wireless application software experience strongly preferred).

 

Application Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position:

 

Support information management needs of various client departments or workflows across the organization through project coordination, applications implementation, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance or enhancements.

 

Job Functions:

 

  • Provide application implementation support, technical guidance, and serves as primary resolution point for all issues regarding assigned applications.  Works collaboratively with end-users to understand workflows and develop system support.
  • Coordinates activities of assigned projects or particular phases of a given project.  Develops and creates detailed work plans, timelines and other appropriate documentation, identifies appropriate resources needed and provides timely status reports.
  • Provides data transfer, access and manipulation of aggregate and comparative data.
  • Provides assistance with system selection, system maintenance/upgrade and implementation, including system definition, building, testing and conversion planning and interfaces.
  • Develops and monitors testing scenarios and methodologies to demonstrate system effectiveness.  Prepares and maintains documentation on testing plans.
  • Participates in completion of user documentation and training procedures.
  • Evaluates system utilization and performance.  Participates in system optimization.
  • Adheres to HIPAA regulations for transactions, security and confidentiality.
  • Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology
  • Minimum two years of experience installing/supporting applications.  Experience in a healthcare related field preferred.
  • Certifications, if applicable for assigned applications.  For Epic applications, current Epic certifications required, or ability to complete certification within six (6) months of employment.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and MS Windows OS and applications.
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.  Ability to articulate facts and ideas clearly and concisely.  Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.  Ability to prepare documentation to support established objectives consistent with generally recognized standards.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality relating to employee/patient and hospital.

 

 

 

Pre Sales Systems Engineer

Mid West or East

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview:

 

Looking for a dynamic candidate with strong interpersonal and technical skills to join a sales team.  You will be part of a driving force in setting ERP Retail Software apart from the competition.  Using your software knowledge, your goal is to assist the Sales team in closing key new accounts primarily through the planning and performance of on-site and internet based customized value-driven sales demonstrations.

 

Position Description:

  • technical/application/product support to the sales team
  • Assist in preparing written responses for RFP's, RFI's and unsolicited proposals in relation to the application content.
  • assess product fit in client’s operation
  • conduct internal product training
  • act as a liaison between the sales team and other departments in the company
  • assist in designing sales and productivity tools
  • participate in pre-sales and prospecting activities
  • other duties as required by the Sales Engineer, Manager

 

The Sales Engineer reports to the Sales Engineer, Manager

 

Requirements:

  • Industry experience selling, supporting or using Business Management software
  • Knowledge in Specialty Retail and/or DIY/Home Improvement markets
  • Experience in retail consulting: system evaluation, RFP preparation, best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work well in a Team Selling environment
  • Ability to travel 60-70% of the time.
  • Ability to make high impact sales presentations to large groups
  • Ability to setup and function from a home-based office

 

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Strong Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Previous experience as an SE for software sales organization
  • Knowledge of retail POS software
  • Software sales experience
  • Associate Degree (or Higher) preferred

 

 

Sr. Project Manager - Content Management Applications

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan as it relates to the client.  This is a full time, full benefit position that requires on call rotation.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Project management and implementation of new modules and features which augments or add to the Enterprise Content Management and Ancillary Applications.
  • Analysis of workflow needs for projects including requirements analysis, evaluations, and recommendations for available options, implementations, enhancements, and support
  • Identifies potential problems or barriers for the project and communicates to management in a timely manner
  • Monitors project status and ensures the appropriate project monitoring tasks are implemented and utilized
  • Develops test plans and ensures they are appropriately executed
  • Provides status reports and updates on aspects of the project as requested by management
  • Assist with all phases of development from design to implementation leading to the ability to solve complex system/technical issues
  • Handles personnel issues for team – including performance evaluations, hiring, disciplinary action and training needs
  • Assigns team member workloads, tasks and project assignments
  • Participates in appropriate user forums, planning sessions, status meetings, department meetings to provide a Health Information Technology perspective on pending activities and strategic initiatives
  • Evaluates upgrade documentation to determine implementation tasks for developing detail project plan
  • Acts as an interface between end users and Information Technology Department
  • Facilitates the evaluation of all applications failures and corrective actions as necessary to guarantee system reliability, accuracy, and quality of performance on a continuing basis

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • 6+ years experience in HIS, with experience in healthcare operations ans systems analysis REQUIRED
  • 3+ years of management/lead experience REQUIRED
  • Experience with an EMR applications REQUIRED
  • Experience with an enterprise content management application REQUIRED, i.e. ImageNow or Horizon Patient Folder preferred
  • Experience with Clinical Ancillary Applications is REQUIRED, Softlab, tamtron, Provation, Aria, and OBIX preferred
  • Technical knowledge of HL7 interfaces, integration, operating systems, and conversions REQUIRED
  • Strong leadership characteristics and managerial skills that empower and develop others
  • Ability to plan, direct and coordinate all activities of an applications support group with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the expertise to translate technical terminology into terms understandable by management, department heads and performance level personnel
  • An understanding of the healthcare applications suite and their place in the acute care, physician, ambulatory and ancillary settings
  • Programming logic skills and the proven ability to maintain and understand complex applications
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging, and problem solving skills
  • Must have high speed internet access such as DSL or Cable

 

 

Senior Project Manager – Web Team

Chicago, IL

Position Filled

Job Description:

 

The Project Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Health Information Technology Strategic plan.  This position is full time and has On-Call rotation required.

 

The ideal candidate will have worked successfully as a web programmer, developing & supporting custom applications (hands on experience).  The candidate would have progressed in to a management position over a team of web programmers, with the team being direct reports from an HR perspective (performance reviews, hiring, mentoring, project oversight, workload assignment and monitoring, etc.).  This individual will not be responsible for hands-on development but they must be capable of reviewing and guiding programmers, or troubleshooting application issues.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage, design, develop and support Web applications using internet technologies and programming languages
  • Manage and support the development of the Corporate intranet and Portals
  • Manages the ongoing support, maintenance, upgrades, and enhancements of the installed application base.  This may include working directly with vendor.
  • Responsible for providing hands-on support during upgrades or staff shortages
  • Manages team to provide support coverage 24x7
  • Manages, coaches and develops team and resources, including hiring as needed
  • Reviews project deliverables for quality
  • Formulates specific implementation plans
  • Closely monitors project timelines and communicates updates/issues to management and team members accordingly.
  • Develops collaborative working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Works with key stakeholders to prioritize requests for services based on gather business requirements and project scope.
  • Allocates team resources accordingly to meet project commitments
  • Demonstrate leadership and understanding that you represent Clients Health Information Technology.
  • Trains end users to effectively utilize assigned computer systems

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of hands-on Management experience, showing increasing responsibility
  • 6+ years of broad-based information Technology experience with web based system integration.  Portal design is a plus
  • Knowledge of the following programming languages: ASP, ASP.NET, HTML, XML, JavaScript, Java, SQL and VB
  • Intranet migrations project experience
  • Effective leadership, facilitation, consensus building, conflict resolution, and team building skills are an asset.
  • Track record of successfully deploying complex enterprise technology solutions
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational computer databases
  • Strong website development and maintenance skills
  • Strong communication skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking, and presentation)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-pased environment
  • Ability to build credibility and develop strong customer relationships
  • Attention to detail and task orientation
  • Knowledge of healthcare applications, trends and industry standards
  • Epic experience and certification in MyChart or other modules, is a plus
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 knowledge and experience, is a plus

 

 

Pre Sales Systems Engineer

Mid West or East

Position Filled

Position Overview:

 

Looking for a dynamic candidate with strong interpersonal and technical skills to join a sales team.  You will be part of a driving force in setting ERP Retail Software apart from the competition.  Using your software knowledge, your goal is to assist the Sales team in closing key new accounts primarily through the planning and performance of on-site and internet based customized value-driven sales demonstrations.

 

Position Description:

  • technical/application/product support to the sales team
  • Assist in preparing written responses for RFP's, RFI's and unsolicited proposals in relation to the application content.
  • assess product fit in client’s operation
  • conduct internal product training
  • act as a liaison between the sales team and other departments in the company
  • assist in designing sales and productivity tools
  • participate in pre-sales and prospecting activities
  • other duties as required by the Sales Engineer, Manager

 

The Sales Engineer reports to the Sales Engineer, Manager

 

Requirements:

  • Industry experience selling, supporting or using Business Management software
  • Knowledge in Specialty Retail and/or DIY/Home Improvement markets
  • Experience in retail consulting: system evaluation, RFP preparation, best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work well in a Team Selling environment
  • Ability to travel 60-70% of the time.
  • Ability to make high impact sales presentations to large groups
  • Ability to setup and function from a home-based office

 

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Strong Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Previous experience as an SE for software sales organization
  • Knowledge of retail POS software
  • Software sales experience
  • Associate Degree (or Higher) preferred

 

 

AVP of Health Information Technology

Chicago, IL

POSITION CLOSED

 

Position Description:

 

  • Work collaboratively and maintain effective relationships with senior leadership, physician leadership, department managers and staff throughout the organization.
  • Partner with Leadership regarding direction and prioritization of application systems clinical functionality, quality, reporting, and outcomes.
  • Oversee a management team of 7 which encompasses overall personnel performance, coaching, training, and mentoring.
  • Oversight of applications such as Epic EMR including Inpatient, HOV, Ambulatory, Beacon, Stork, ASAP, Home Health and ICU
  • Oversight of other non Epic applications such as 30+ clinical ancillary systems like LAB and Cardiology.
  • Direct and manage the ongoing support, maintenance, upgrades or enhancements of the installed application base.
  • Develops and maintains mechanisms for identifying opportunities for improvement in application programs and systems with particular reference to delivery, scheduling, user information and satisfaction.
  • Provide technology vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives.
  • Ensure effective integration of applications and systems.
  • Continue the development, maintenance, support, enhancement and optimization of assigned applications.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and implementation of the H.I.T. System-wide Strategic plan and Standards.
  • Provide input and direction on department policies, procedures
  • Ensure appropriate electronic data security and integrity.
  • Maintain effective business relationships and assist with negotiating advantageous agreements with service providers and software vendors supporting the department.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of assigned budgets, projects and initiatives.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of assigned budgets, projects and initiatives.
  • Perform an ongoing assessment of the team’s capabilities and performance in relation to supporting assigned applications and meeting the business needs of the customer.
  • Ensures appropriate training programs, management, mentorship and career paths are in place to attract, retain and develop a high performing team.
  • Lead by example through appropriate participation, technical guidance and involvement in, and oversight of projects and activities assigned to the team.
  • Responsible for establishing best practices.

 

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems a Plus.  Advance degree is preferred.
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in technically supporting, planning and managing information systems in medium to large healthcare environment.
  • Minimum of 10 years of senior management responsibility of overseeing multiple project teams responsible for systems implementation and support.
  • Strong balance with technical expertise and clinical workflow/operations knowledge and experience.
  • Electronic Health Record experience.
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of credibility, integrity, and trust with a focus on excellent customer service, supportive workplace interactions, and a professional work ethic.
  • Strong ability to build relationships both internally and externally, including fostering a collaborative, positive work environment.
  • Ability to partner with Sr. Health IT Leadership team regarding strategies and goals for overall Health IT direction, system and process improvements, projects, employee engagement, and recruitment and retention – ensuring alignment with strategies and mission.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Generous vacation and time off packages
  • Two retirement plans (403B and employer paid pension plan)
  • An extensive curriculum of on-site continuing education courses (everything from improving communication skills to MS Excel)
  • Free or discounted wellness programs including Weight Watchers, smoking cessation, preventive care & yearly health assessments.
  • Discounts on products & services suck as health club memberships, medical services and childcare.
  • Accessibility to CTA/METRA & free shuttles at some sites and subsidized transportation costs.

 

VP Health Information Systems

Chicago, IL

POSITION CLOSED

 

Position Description:

 

  • Work collaboratively and maintain effective relationships with senior leadership, physician leadership, department managers and staff throughout the organization.
  • Provide technology vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives.
  • Ensure an effective integration of operations and systems; particularly for any acquisitions or mergers.
  • Continue the development, maintenance, support, enhancement and optimization of assigned financial and clinical applications such as Revenue Cycle, General Financial, Radiology, Security, Intranet, PACS, Data Warehousing, Reporting and EMR related applications. 
  • Further the development of the enterprise data warehouse and analytics strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with the Research Informatics team on the development of a robust research data analytics environment.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and implementation of the H.I.T. System-wide Strategic plan. 
  • Provide input and direction on department policies, procedures and for all corporate electronic data security and integrity.
  • Maintain effective business relationships and assist with negotiating advantageous agreements with service providers and software vendors supporting the department.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of initiatives including actual and expected results, budgets and project duration.
  • Perform an ongoing assessment of the team’s capabilities and performance in relation to supporting assigned applications and meeting the business needs of the customer.
  • Maintain knowledge of state-of-the-art application information technologies.  Identify appropriate technologies for HIT initiatives, and produce technology-driven innovation to further facilitate business objectives.
  • Ensures appropriate training programs, management, mentorship and career paths are in place to attract, retain and develop a high performing HIT team.
  • Lead by example through appropriate participation, technical guidance and involvement in, and oversight of projects and activities assigned to the team. 

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Outstanding leadership abilities and a demonstrated track record of both IT delivery and strategic leadership.  This experience will have been ideally gained from a hospital, health system or related healthcare setting.  Previous experience with Epic, while not required, would be advantageous. 
  • 15 years of experience in technically supporting, planning and managing hospital information systems in medium to large environments.
  • 10 years of senior management responsibility of overseeing multiple project teams responsible for hospital systems implementation and support. Project experience should include leading multiple corporate wide projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge managing and supporting applications such as, Revenue Cycle (Billing and Registration), General Financial (PR, HR, GL, AP, Purchasing), Radiology, Intranet, PACS, Data Warehousing, Reporting and EMR related applications. 
  • IT experience should include responsibilities in areas including disaster recovery, backup systems, security, computer operations, data warehouse and business intelligence analytics, database design and concepts, application integration and hardware planning.
  • Operational knowledge of healthcare clinical and business areas including high level workflows preferred. 
  • Strong knowledge of healthcare industry and particularly teaching hospitals. Demonstrated ability to design, develop and implement executive level strategic plans. 
  • Demonstrated analytical and excellent verbal and written communication skills essential to articulate goals and progress to customers. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and their projects from concept through implementation ensuring scope, timeline and desired outcomes are achieved. 
  • Experience with and a detailed understanding of standard systems implementation, programming, integration, conversion and testing techniques.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and tracking software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Education - Advance degree is preferred.  Bachelors degree required. Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Medical Informatics is preferred. Experience in an area that is defined as key to the position is preferred (e.g. clinical, financial, HR, patient management, patient accounting).

 

 

 

 

Senior Programmer Analyst- Enterprise Data Warehouse

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Job Description:

 

-          Participate in the process of developing and answering novel clinical research questions using a large-scale clinical enterprise data warehouse

-          Innovate mechanisms for capturing and organizing clinical data for research and quality-improvement purposes

-          Design and develop the data warehouse/data mart applications utilizing Business Intelligence tools

-          Interact with business analysts and IT analysts to efficiently and clearly interpret research requirement specifications into detailed reporting specifications

-          Identify data items through research, analysis, profiling, data mining, and data discovery of the source data

-          Gather business requirements by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large-group/cross-functional sessions with customers, while containing the scope of the initiative

-          Serve as a liaison between the business experts/users and the project technical team to ensure the user requirements are understood and interpreted correctly by the technical team

-          Design and develop complex SQL queries

-          Document data standards, requirement specifications, and business processes

-          Establish best practices for several developers working in the same environment on different projects

 

Requirements:

 

-          4 year college degree

-          2+ years of enterprise data warehouse/business intelligence industry experience

-          Experience in developing and maintaining small custom databases

-          Experience in developing and maintaining survey using tool set like RedCap

-          Demonstrated proficiency writing complex SQL, PL/SQL, stored procedures

-          Experience and understanding of data sources including 3rd party RDBMS, MS access, SQL server and Oracle

-          1+ years of experience with BI tools is a plus

-          Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication and decision making skills

-          Strong analytic, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and decision making skills

-          Strong analytic, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills are required; so is an intense innate level of curiosity and enthusiasm

-          Familiarity with healthcare industry or healthcare information systems is a plus

-          1+ year experience of QA/QC testing a plus

-          Research experience is not needed, but enthusiasm about pushing forward the science of improving patient care

 

 

Senior Regional Account Manager

Dallas, Houston, Austin, TX

POSITION FILLED

 

Position Overview:

 

The Automotive Aftermarket Division of my client is seeking ambitious and highly-motivated Enterprise Software Sales Account Executive. Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, you will drive platform migration revenue by identifying, pursuing and closing enterprise software solution migration, internet trading networks and professional services opportunities from assigned customer base of small to mid-sized automotive aftermarket accounts (jobber and retail stores, warehouse distributors) located within assigned territory that are running a legacy enterprise software solution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain business, sales and marketing plan for assigned territory.
  • Develop and maintain opportunity pipeline and manage sales activities to ensure revenue goals are exceeded.
  • Accurately report activity and opportunity pipeline data to management and into Salesforce.com in timely manner.
  • Maintain high number of weekly new face-to-face prospect meetings.
  • Use Solution Selling sales methods to:

·         Stimulate Interest

·         Identify, define and document Critical Business Issues

·         Create vision of a solution to Critical Business Issues biased to clients automotive aftermarket products and services

·         Re-engineer vision when engaging in active sales opportunities

·         Effectively present solutions to Critical Business Issues through use of clients solutions and services

·         Effectively justify value

·         Qualify, Control and Close opportunities

  • Develop customers who can be used as positive references for future prospects.
  • Identify need for and properly use assistance of internal and external resources (sales support staff), taking those opportunities to deepen your own product knowledge.
  • Guide Sales Engineers in preparation for demonstrations and presentations.
  • Collaborate with other teams or departments in preparing sales materials, technical publications or presentations.

 

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • exceed quarterly and annual sales objectives,
    • consistently generate revenue and exceed quota by identifying, qualifying, and closing sales opportunities,
    • develop and maintain effective business, sales, and marketing plans,
    • implement and follow successful sales processes that generate revenue,
    • analyze, interpret and negotiate complex sales-related documents, such as Requests for Proposals (RFP) and contracts,
    • be a self-starter and independent thinker with the aptitude to work autonomously
    • resolve broadly-defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented situations.
  • Strong ability to create sales presentations, messages, position statements, and other sales collateral.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to communicate with and present to all levels within prospect’s organization.
  • Ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with C-level, senior business and IT executives.
  • Excellent time management and follow-up skills.

·         Excellent PC and Internet skills, including significant experience with Microsoft Office applications, sales force automation tool and web meeting tools.

·         Ability to perform in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility in work schedule.

·         Regional travel.

 

Education, Experience & Training:

  • BA/BS in Business, Distribution, Operations, Logistics or related field of study preferred.
  • Solid experience in and strong knowledge of automotive aftermarket business processes such as sales order processing, electronic cataloging , inventory management, warehouse management, purchasing, accounting, or supply chain management.

·         Three to five plus years of successful experience selling high-value enterprise software solutions and services (ERP, SCM, MES, WMS, or RF / Wireless application software experience strongly preferred).

 

Working Conditions

In order to perform the job duties of this position effectively, this individual will be required to work in an office setting. Travel will also be required.

 

Senior Integration Specialist

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and maintain interfaces with Epic and other applications using Ensemble interface  manager
  • Able to troubleshoot application data flows.
  • Strong knowledge of HL7 and ANSIX12 interface methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of Cache
  • Working knowledge of UNIX
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products
  • Experience working with Epic clinical and financial applications
  • Lead development of new interfaces
  • Backup the Project Manager
  • Help in the development of integrated test plans
  • Implement system modifications
  • Provide technical support on call rotation
  • Develop interface design options, and document them.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 8+ years of hospital and IT experience developing and maintaining clinical, patient registration and financial HL7 interfaces using interface Engines in a UNIX Environment.
  • Knowledge of programming languages, Cache, XML, ObjectScript, SQL
  • Epic and Ensemble experience

 

Great benefits, flex time, and much more.

 

 

Software Sales Account Executive

Multiple Locations:

Il, MI, OH, IN

 

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview:

The Retail Software division is seeking ambitious and highly-motivated Enterprise Software Sales Account Executive. Reporting to the Area Sales Manager, you will drive next generation enterprise retail software solutions and professional services revenue by identifying, pursuing and closing new customers from assigned prospect base of specialty retail durable goods accounts located within assigned geographic territory. Examples of such prospects include: pharmacy drug stores, farm-home, lawn & garden nurseries, hardware stores, lumber and building materials dealers.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Develop and maintain sales and marketing plan for assigned territory.

·         Develop and maintain opportunity pipeline that drives sales activities, ensuring that revenue goals are exceeded.

·         Disciplined and accurate reporting of opportunity pipeline and sales activities into Salesforce.com.

·         Maintain and drive high level of weekly sales activities.

·         Use Value Add and Solution Selling sales methodologies to:

o   Create initial interest

o   Identify, define and document critical business needs

o   Create vision of potential solutions to critical business needs

o   Effectively justify return on investment

o   Qualify, control and close opportunities 

·         Develop deep product knowledge

·         Set proper expectations in sales cycles that result in customers who can be used as positive references for future prospects

 

Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to:

o   exceed quarterly and annual sales objectives,

o   identify, qualify, and close sales opportunities,

o   develop and maintain effective business, sales, and marketing plans,

o   implement and follow successful sales processes

o   self-starter and independent thinker with the aptitude to work autonomously

o   resolve broadly-defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented situations.

o   Strong ability to create sales presentations, messages, position statements, and other sales collateral.

·         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Ability to communicate with and present to all levels within prospect’s organization as well as within client organization.

·         Ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with C-level, senior business IT executives or business owners.

·         Excellent time management and follow-up skills.

·         Excellent PC and Internet skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, sales force automation and web meeting tools.

·         Ability to work independently in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility in work schedule.

·         Overnight regional travel.

 

Education, Experience & Training:

·         BA/BS in Business, Distribution, Operations, Logistics or related field of study preferred.

·         Solid experience in and strong knowledge of consumer hard goods retail business  processes such as sales order processing,  inventory management, purchasing, pricing, accounting, or supply chain management.

·         Three to five plus years of proven and consistent success in selling high-value enterprise software solutions and services (ERP, SCM, MES, WMS, or RF / Wireless application software experience strongly preferred).

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position:

 

This position is a sr. programmer analyst acting as a Senior Interface Developer for implementing and maintaining Clinical and Patient Management integrations.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 6+ years of  IT experience
  • Experience in developing and maintaining clinical, patient management and financial HL7 interfaces using interface Engines in UNIX environment.
  • Experience with Epic Bridges
  • Knowledge of programming languages
  • Knowledge of Cache, XML, ObjectScript, SQL is a plus
  • Ensemble (InterSystems) experience

 

Great Benefits and flex time, plus extras

 

 

Senior Project Manager

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities

 

·        Manage the implementation of Epic clinical modules and applications.

·        Identify resource requirements and communicates to senior management.

·        Comply with and support Change Management and Problem Management.

·        Assign team member work loads, tasks and project assignments.

·        Support the ongoing support, maintenance, upgrades or enhancements of Epic.

·        Evaluate upgrade documentation to determine implementation tasks for project plan.

·        Validate output with users and technical staff.

·        Carry a pager at all times unless alternative coverage is arranged.

·        Manage a team of 25 direct reports. Qualifications

 

Qualifications:

 

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems a plus.  Advance degree is a plus.

·        Experience in an area that is defined as key to the position is a plus (e.g. clinical, financial, HR, patient management).

·        Minimum five years experience in Healthcare Information Systems, with practical experience in healthcare operations and systems analysis.

·        One to three years of management experience is desired showing increasing
responsibility and experience writing/creating reports for Senior Management.

 

 

Senior IT Consultant / Network Engineer

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Company Overview

My Client is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and is located in downtown Chicago and founded in 1992 and provides Network Integration and Application Development services to clients primarily headquartered in the Chicago area. They offer a full service team approach, providing a high level of client service in order to establish and maintain long-term client relationships.

 

Job Description

We are seeking a candidate to fill a Network Engineer position, which is a full time position working entirely in the Chicago metropolitan area. The desirable candidate must be highly motivated and seeking a long-term career opportunity. The candidate must have experience implementing and supporting network environments with an emphasis on client service. The candidate must be able to work independently and in a team environment and will have extensive client interaction.

Ideal candidate should be aggressive, self disciplined, motivated and goal orientated.

Job Experience - Specific Skills

·         Active Directory / Windows Server 2000 / 2003 / 2008

·         Exchange Server 2000 / 2003 / 2007 / 2010

·         Citrix XenApp / Presentation Server

·         Virtual Server and SAN Implementation

·         Router and Firewall SonicWALL / Cisco IOS

·         Excellent communication, documentation and interpersonal skills

·         Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

 

Job Experience - General Skills

·         Communicate (both verbal and written) ideas and recommendations to clients in a professional and non-technical manner

·         Identify hardware, software and application issues and determine corrective action to provide solutions that meet/exceed client needs

·         Travel to and from client sites is required daily

·         Direct interaction with end users, IT managers and business owners

·         Minimum 3 – 5 years IT consulting or similar experience

·         MCSE is REQUIRED

 

Job Experience - Helpful Skills

·         Able to self manage and keep open communication with team lead

·         Is aware of own skills and limitations

·         Follow through with directives from team lead and provide timely feedback and response

 

We offer an Incentive Compensation Plan with benefits included. Interested candidates can send resumes via Email to gus@cybersolutionsltd.com

Local Chicago Area Candidates Need only Apply.

 

Senior Programmer Analyst Specialist – ETL/Enterprise Data Warehouse

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

 Responsibilities:

 

  • Design and develop the data warehouse/data mart applications for clinical and financial reporting utilizing Informatica tools to extract data.
  • Interact with business analysts and IT analysts to efficiently and clearly interpret business requirement specification into detail data mappings
  • Responsible for the identification of data items through research, analysis, profiling, data mining, and data discovery of the source data.
  • Gathers business requirements by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large-group/cross-functional sessions with customers, while containing the scope of the initiative

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 4 year college degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent on the job experience
  • 2+ years of enterprise database or data warehouse/business intelligence industry experience
  • 1+ years of experience with ETL design, development, architecture and implementing data warehouse data marts
  • Experience in developing and maintaining applications built on oracle or similar database
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing complex SQL, PL/SQL, stored procedures
  • Experience and understanding of data sources including 3rd party RDBMS, MS access, SQL server and oracle
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and decision making skills
  • Strong analytic, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills are required
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry or healthcare information systems is a plus
  • 1+ year of experience of QA/QC testing a plus

 

 

 

 

Software Sales Account Executive

Any City in the following States

Illinois, IN, Iowa

POSITION FILLED

 

Position Overview:

The Retail Software division is seeking ambitious and highly-motivated Enterprise Software Sales Account Executive. Reporting to the Area Sales Manager, you will drive next generation enterprise retail software solutions and professional services revenue by identifying, pursuing and closing new customers from assigned prospect base of specialty retail durable goods accounts located within assigned geographic territory. Examples of such prospects include: pharmacy drug stores, farm-home, lawn & garden nurseries, hardware stores, lumber and building materials dealers.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Develop and maintain sales and marketing plan for assigned territory.

·         Develop and maintain opportunity pipeline that drives sales activities, ensuring that revenue goals are exceeded.

·         Disciplined and accurate reporting of opportunity pipeline and sales activities into Salesforce.com.

·         Maintain and drive high level of weekly sales activities.

·         Use Value Add and Solution Selling sales methodologies to:

o   Create initial interest

o   Identify, define and document critical business needs

o   Create vision of potential solutions to critical business needs

o   Effectively justify return on investment

o   Qualify, control and close opportunities 

·         Develop deep product knowledge

·         Set proper expectations in sales cycles that result in customers who can be used as positive references for future prospects

 

Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to:

o   exceed quarterly and annual sales objectives,

o   identify, qualify, and close sales opportunities,

o   develop and maintain effective business, sales, and marketing plans,

o   implement and follow successful sales processes

o   self-starter and independent thinker with the aptitude to work autonomously

o   resolve broadly-defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented situations.

o   Strong ability to create sales presentations, messages, position statements, and other sales collateral.

·         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Ability to communicate with and present to all levels within prospect’s organization as well as within client organization.

·         Ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with C-level, senior business IT executives or business owners.

·         Excellent time management and follow-up skills.

·         Excellent PC and Internet skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, sales force automation and web meeting tools.

·         Ability to work independently in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility in work schedule.

·         Overnight regional travel.

 

Education, Experience & Training:

·         BA/BS in Business, Distribution, Operations, Logistics or related field of study preferred.

·         Solid experience in and strong knowledge of consumer hard goods retail business  processes such as sales order processing,  inventory management, purchasing, pricing, accounting, or supply chain management.

·         Three to five plus years of proven and consistent success in selling high-value enterprise software solutions and services (ERP, SCM, MES, WMS, or RF / Wireless application software experience strongly preferred).

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst, Specialist Architect

Enterprise Data Warehouse

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Job Description:

 

This position allows you to strategically design, implementation and performance of the data warehouses and data marts applications.  You will interact with DW Project Managers, business analysts and data modelers to efficiently and clearly interpret business requirements specifications into data warehouse design.  Also conduct and participate in design sessions with key technical and business owners to design the data marts.  Gather business requirements by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large-group/cross-functional sessions with customers, while containing the scope of the initiative.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 4 year college degree in computer science/data processing
  • 6+ years of enterprise data warehouse/business intelligence industry experience
  • 4+ years of experience as a Data Warehouse Architect is a must.
  • Experience in architecture design, data modeling, data mart design, data security, ETL processes, and process modeling
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing complex SQL, PL/SQL
  • Experience and understanding of data sources including 3rd party RDBMS, MS access, AQL server and oracle
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication and decision making skills
  • Strong analytic, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills are required
  • 1+ year experience data quality management and metadata management
  • 1+ year experience with reporting or analytical application
  • 2+ years experience with reporting or BI applications
  • 2+ years experience with ETL applications
  • 1+ year of experience with MS project, MS Visio experience
  • 2+ years of experience of QA/QC testing

 

Senior Regional Account Manager

Any Western State

POSITION FILLED

Position Overview:

 

The Automotive Aftermarket Division of my client is seeking ambitious and highly-motivated Enterprise Software Sales Account Executive. Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, you will drive platform migration revenue by identifying, pursuing and closing enterprise software solution migration, internet trading networks and professional services opportunities from assigned customer base of small to mid-sized automotive aftermarket accounts (jobber and retail stores, warehouse distributors) located within assigned territory that are running a legacy enterprise software solution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain business, sales and marketing plan for assigned territory.
  • Develop and maintain opportunity pipeline and manage sales activities to ensure revenue goals are exceeded.
  • Accurately report activity and opportunity pipeline data to management and into Salesforce.com in timely manner.
  • Maintain high number of weekly new face-to-face prospect meetings.
  • Use Solution Selling sales methods to:

·         Stimulate Interest

·         Identify, define and document Critical Business Issues

·         Create vision of a solution to Critical Business Issues biased to clients automotive aftermarket products and services

·         Re-engineer vision when engaging in active sales opportunities

·         Effectively present solutions to Critical Business Issues through use of clients solutions and services

·         Effectively justify value

·         Qualify, Control and Close opportunities

  • Develop customers who can be used as positive references for future prospects.
  • Identify need for and properly use assistance of internal and external resources (sales support staff), taking those opportunities to deepen your own product knowledge.
  • Guide Sales Engineers in preparation for demonstrations and presentations.
  • Collaborate with other teams or departments in preparing sales materials, technical publications or presentations.

 

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • exceed quarterly and annual sales objectives,
    • consistently generate revenue and exceed quota by identifying, qualifying, and closing sales opportunities,
    • develop and maintain effective business, sales, and marketing plans,
    • implement and follow successful sales processes that generate revenue,
    • analyze, interpret and negotiate complex sales-related documents, such as Requests for Proposals (RFP) and contracts,
    • be a self-starter and independent thinker with the aptitude to work autonomously
    • resolve broadly-defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented situations.
  • Strong ability to create sales presentations, messages, position statements, and other sales collateral.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to communicate with and present to all levels within prospect’s organization.
  • Ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with C-level, senior business and IT executives.
  • Excellent time management and follow-up skills.

·         Excellent PC and Internet skills, including significant experience with Microsoft Office applications, sales force automation tool and web meeting tools.

·         Ability to perform in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility in work schedule.

·         Regional travel.

 

Education, Experience & Training:

  • BA/BS in Business, Distribution, Operations, Logistics or related field of study preferred.
  • Solid experience in and strong knowledge of automotive aftermarket business processes such as sales order processing, electronic cataloging , inventory management, warehouse management, purchasing, accounting, or supply chain management.

·         Three to five plus years of successful experience selling high-value enterprise software solutions and services (ERP, SCM, MES, WMS, or RF / Wireless application software experience strongly preferred).

 

Working Conditions

In order to perform the job duties of this position effectively, this individual will be required to work in an office setting. Travel will also be required.

 

 

Programmer Analyst – BI Report Developer

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Responsibility:

 

  • Design, implement and manage the performance of enterprise data warehouse and data mart applications
  • Interpret business requirement specifications and translate into data warehouse designs
  • Participate in design sessions with key technical and business owners to design the data marts
  • Gather business requirements, and facilitate cross-functional sessions with customers
  • Liaison between  business and users and the project technical team to ensure requirements are understood
  • Document data standards, requirement specifications, and business processes
  • Establish best practices for developers working in the same environment on different projects

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 4+ years of enterprise data warehouse/business intelligence industry experience
  • 2+ years with BI tools
  • 1+ years
  • Experience in composing functional requirements and detailed technical specifications for new projects
  • Proficiency in writing complex SQL, PL/SQL
  • Understanding data sources including 3rd party RDBMS, ORCLE, MS access, SQL server
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, negotiation, issue resolution and facilitation skills
  • Data quality and metadata management
  • Experience with MS project, MS Visio
  • Experience of QA.QC testing

 

 

Senior Programmer / Analyst – Hospital Billing

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Description:

 

In this position the candidate will build, test, develop, and support Epic Applications.  They will create appropriate documentation for updates and enhancements, create project plans, timelines and act as an interface between end users and Information Systems.  Also, will maintain department records, reports, and files.  They will also install programs, add application customizations and compile programs.

 

Work with operations to keep applications running smoothly, including identifying hardware issues, databases and application efficiency problems.  Identify limitations within existing product and work with vendor to improve future versions of Epic.  They will also assist with user training and training documentation preferred. 

 

On- Call support is required after hours on a rotational basis, and will assist in training and guiding less experienced programmers.

 

Requirements:

 

  • 4+ years experience supporting and developing computer based applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Knowledge of Epic Resolute Hospital Billing, Claims, ADT, HIM, Identity, and Clarity
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products, i.e. MS Office, SharePoint and .Net
  • Knowledge of data processing concepts and client server applications
  • Knowledge of programming languages, experience with Cache, or Mumps
  • Troubleshooting, code debugging and problem solving skills Required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Broadband internet access for after hours support Required

 

 

SR. Programmer Analyst- Epic Resolute- Physician Billing

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Responsibility:

 

This position will provide application support for the Epic Resolute Physician Billing Application, resolve problems related to charge posting, patient billing statements, insurance claim forms and electronic claim submissions.  You will also maintain application master files and control tables, implement new system functionality related to physician billing, work with third party vendors, test new application releases.  You will also be involved with all phases of software development from design to implementation and also solve complex system problems.  In addition, provide application support to other teams, complete necessary internal reporting and report status to management, code, test, debug and document application changes.  Also develop application designs, devise or modify procedures to solve problems and prepare detailed specifications.  Lastly, assist with project planning and work scheduling, create user documentation and training, materials or sessions.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in computer science/data processing
  • US work authorization required
  • 4+ years supporting and developing computer based applications
  • Knowledge of SQL, UNIX, MS Excel, MS Windows
  • Knowledge of programming languages and/or operating systems, the proven ability to program, and programming logic skills
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging, and problem solving skills at both technical and application levels
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with the Epic Resolute Physician Billing system or other physician billing vendors
  • Must have high speed internet access such as DSL or Cable.

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Provide application support for the Epic Resolute Physician Billing application

·         Resolve problems related to charge posting, patient billing statements, insurance claim forms and electronic claim submissions

·         Maintain application master files and control tables

·         Implement new system functionality related to physician billing

·         Work with third party vendors

·         Test new application releases

·         Be involved with all phases of software development from design to implementation to solving complex system problems

·         Provide application support to other teams

·         Complete necessary internal reporting and report status to management

·         Code, test, debug and document application changes

·         Develop application designs, devise or modify procedures to solve problems and prepare detailed specifications

·         Assist with project planning and work scheduling

·         Create user documentation and training materials or sessions

 

Benefits: Excellent benefit package

 

Senior Sales Lead Development Manager

Denver, CO

POSITION FILLED

 

We are seeking an ambitious and highly- motivated, experienced Senior Sales Lead Development Manager for our Denver office.  This position manages a team of lead Development Representatives focused on identifying new business opportunities.  The Senior Lead Development Manager position has a high-impact contribution to the company’s success by delivering qualified leads to the sales team.  You will be responsible for defining and maintaining a   process to support efficient lead penetration, lead routing and strong lead-to-pipeline conversion rates.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Experience with recruiting, training, directing and motivating staff
  • Ability to motivate high-volume, goal oriented lead generation reps on a proactive and sustained basis
  • Strong time-management and organization skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent skills in the use of Sales Force.com application
  • Excellent PC and Internet skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Maintain a creative and forward-thinking mindset
  • Ability to work in close proximity with lead development team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for handling both staff and external customers
  • Analytical ability for analyzing and reporting skills
  • Proven record of meeting and exceeding established goals
  • Manage individual, incentive plans with finance directors
  • Identify ways to define and refine lead generation
  • Evaluate prospective database needs and requirements
  • Minimum 8 years experience in call center lead development environment
  • Minimum 5 years of lead development rep management

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Coach and mentor outbound lead development team
  • Develop monthly, quarterly and annual lead development goals and plan
  • Consistently achieve quarterly and annual lead development goals, plans, and objectives
  • Develop and execute effective annual business plan to reach lead generation goals, including incentive plan of reps and metrics
  • Act as a champion for the forward momentum of the company
  • Partner with segment marketing and marketing communications teams to drive programs and productivity
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence (i.e. best practices)
  • Identify, utilize and optimize all company collateral to support lead development efforts
  • Partner with regional sales managers to align goals and ensure ongoing refinement.

 

 

Web Software Developer

Chicago, IL

 

POSITION FILLED

 

Job Description:

 

You will be responsible for providing analysis, design, implementation testing, and maintenance of intranet and internet applications.  This position will develop and maintain the intranet and internet sites.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develops custom computer systems
  • Creates web pages and appealing graphic designs and intuitive user interfaces
  • Designs and develops applications using internet technologies and programming languages (e.g. ASP and JavaScript)
  • Provides leadership to junior web developers
  • Implements and supports computer systems
  • Works with programmers and/or vendors to install and configure computer systems
  • Tests new and modified applications prior to implementation in the production environment
  • Trains end users to effectively utilize assigned computer systems
  • Formulates specific implementation plans
  • Performs security administration and maintains required documentation
  • Conducts on-call support as required and configure computer systems
  • Tests new and modified applications prior to implementation in the production environment

 

Qualifications:

 

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         US work authorization REQUIRED

·         4+ years supporting and developing computer based and web applications

·         Knowledge of the following programming languages: ASP, ASP.NET, HTML, XML, JavaScript, C#, and SQL

·         Knowledge of MS Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Administration and Development 

·         Experience with two and three tier web architecture

·         Strong understanding of browser compatibility issues

·         Knowledge of relational and non-relational computer databases

·         Strong website development and maintenance skills

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Solid customer service skills

·         Must have high speed internet access such as DSL or Cable

Benefits:  Excellent Benefits Package with many perks

 

BI Technical Director – Data Warehouse

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Scope of Position:

This Information Services leadership position is responsible for developing and implementing Enterprise-wide Data Warehouse initiatives utilizing the Cognos Business Intelligence and Informatica Power Center ETL mappings tools in the Oracle RDBMS, UNIX and Windows environments, while working under limited supervision.  The ETL work supports the required data movement and integration from multiple systems.  The BI work is necessary to support the reporting needs of our end users.  The Data Warehouse is a key component in our technical environment for cross system clinical and financial reporting.  This position is involved with all phases of software development from design to implementation to solving complex system problems.  A BI Director is actively involved in the execution of multiple projects, ensuring successful development and implementation.  May develop application designs, devise or modify procedures to solve problems and prepare detailed specifications.  This position meets with and completes business requirements with end users on their own.  May create user documentation and training materials or sessions.  Completes any other applicable requests from management.  May also provide application support to other teams.  This position also requires on-call rotation.

Responsibilities:

  • This position provides formalized and continuing work direction and leadership to BI Project Managers and team members and is responsible for the appropriateness, timeliness, and quality of each aspect of the project.
  • Works with Project Managers and team to create a high-level, enterprise architecture to support the growing portfolio of BI applications.
  • Hires and oversees BI program, BI Project Manager and staff.
  • Interfaces with business sponsors
  • Reviews all system development project requests and coordinates related team activities
  • Conducts overall project management and implementation of major new clinical, financial or integration applications
  • Day-to-day support of existing and newly implemented clinical-ambulatory, financial or integration applications
  • Adds new modules and features which augment or add to existing applications
  • Analyzes Information System needs throughout organization including requirements analysis, product evaluations, recommendations for system selection, implementation, enhancements and support
  • Supports applications that require high availability (24x7)
  • Advises senior IS management on the status of assigned applications and in setting the technical and application environment
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Department Managers, Information Systems Managers and staff and users in all departments
  • Partners with other senior IS managers to meet departmental and corporate goals

Qualifications:

-      Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.  A degree in Computer Science or Information Systems and/or advanced degree desired

-      10 years of experience supporting technically, planning and managing information systems in medium to large environments

-      5 years of senior management responsibility; overseeing multiple project teams responsible for systems implementation and support

-      Data Warehouse experience required

-      Hands on experience in one or more areas that are key to this position is a plus (e.g. data modeling, ETL, BI)

-      Non project IS experience should include responsibilities in area such as disaster recovery, backup systems, security, computer operations, and hardware planning

-      Experience working on IS capital and operating expense budgeting

-      Ability to plan, direct and coordinate all activities of multiple applications support group with minimal supervision

-      Demonstrated ability in representing the IS Department, its strategies and policies in appropriate administrative and clinical meetings (for internal applicants)

-      Proven record of solving highly complex technical application level problems

-      Ability to solve highly complex organizational, operational and staff issues

-      Programming logic skills and the proven ability to maintain and understand complex applications

-      Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging and problem solving skills

-      Technical knowledge of programming languages, integration, operating systems and conversions

 

Senior Quality Assurance Specialist

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED


The Senior Quality Assurance Specialist acts as the primary resource to ensure the quality of the software, data, training, and documentation delivered during the implementation and maintenance of a new PeopleSoft financials system. Working independently, and supervising varying numbers of contractors and consultants, this position works with functional and technical resources to perform independent testing, audit the quality of delivered functions, data, and documentation, and to ensure that all issues, both real and potential, are reported on a regular basis to the Project Director.

Specific Responsibilities:

·         Developing testing plans, data quality plans, and quality standards for deliverables

·         Working with project staff to ensure that project deliverables meet the needs of the organization

·         Reviewing software and process documentation

·         Developing and managing test scenarios to ensure that the implemented software functions correctly

·         Working with the team to ensure that testing results are reported and that identified issues are logged and addressed

·         Participating in advisory groups and planning committees

·         Communicating and evangelizing quality standards to the team

·         Performing project-management tasks as assigned by the Project Director

·         Working with functional users and auditors to ensure the quality of converted data;

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Minimum of three years working in a quality assurance role on a team charged with implementing a PeopleSoft project (Financials not required but preferred)

·         Knowledge of load and performance testing;

  • Experience working directly with project management, functional analysts, and end-users at all levels of the organization

 

 

Application Specialist - Epic Inpatient

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position Summary

Support information management needs of various client departments or processes across the organization through project coordination, applications implementation, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance or enhancements.

Essential Job Functions

·  Coordinates activities of assigned projects or particular phases of a given project. Develop detailed work plans, timelines; identify appropriate resources needed and provide timely status reports.

·  Provides data transfer, access and manipulation of aggregate and comparative data..

·  Provides assistance with system selection, system maintenance/upgrade and implementation, including system definition, build, testing and conversion planning and interfaces.

·  Creates and modify queries as requested by users. Build and maintain queries’ catalog.

·  Develops and monitor testing scenarios and methodology to demonstrate system effectiveness.

·  Evaluates system utilization and performance. Participate in system optimization.

Requirements:

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related training is required.
  • Minimum two years of experience installing/supporting applications. Experience in a healthcare related field preferred.
  • Epic certification required.
  • Ability to articulate facts and ideas clearly and concisely, Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, Excellent analytical and written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills. Ability to prepare documentation to support established objectives consistent with generally recognized standards.

·         Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Windows OS and applications

 

 

Application Specialist Epic Professional Billing

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Position Summary:

Support information management and Epic Professional Billing needs of various client departments or processes across the organization through project coordination, applications implementation, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance or enhancements.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provides application implementation support, technical guidance, and serve as primary resolution point for all issues regarding assigned applications.
  2. Coordinates activities of assigned projects or particular phases of a given project. Develop detailed work plans, timelines; identify appropriate resources needed and provide timely status reports.
  3. Provides data transfer, access and manipulation of aggregate and comparative data..
  4. Provides assistance with system selection, system maintenance/upgrade and implementation, including system definition, build, testing and conversion planning and interfaces.
  5. Creates and modify queries as requested by users. Build and maintain queries’ catalog.
  6. Develops and monitor testing scenarios and methodology to demonstrate system effectiveness.
  7. Participates in completing user documentation and training procedures.

Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related training is required.
  2. Minimum two years of experience installing/supporting applications. Experience in a healthcare related field preferred
  3. Epic Professional Billing experience is required.
  4. Ability to articulate facts and ideas clearly and concisely, Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, Excellent analytical and written and oral communication skills.
  5. Excellent project management skills. Ability to prepare documentation to support established objectives consistent with generally recognized standards.
  6. Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Windows OS and applications.

 

Senior Programmer Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Job Responsibilities:

Develop and implement new functionality that greatly improves clinical care and patient management.

  • Implement solutions that help meet our high-level organization-set goals

·         Identify limitations within existing product and work with vendor to improve future versions of Epic

·         Develop your skill set through a paid certification process

·         Build, test and development for EpicCare Inpatient/Outpatient

·         Implementation of EpicCare Applications

·         Technical Documentation

·         Troubleshoot day-to-day issues

·         Onsite and On-Call support to users

·         Knowledge of reporting tools (e.g. Clarity, SQL)

Job Requirements:

·         4 plus years supporting and developing computer based applications

·         Must be familiar with data processing concepts and client server applications

·         Knowledge of healthcare applications (e.g. Epic, GE Healthcare, IDX, Cerner, Misys, Vista)

·         Experience working with DBMS

·         Strong Analytical skills

·         Project Management Experience

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Epic Inpatient experience and/or Epic Chronicles for programmers Certification preferred 

·         Experience programming with Mumps or Cache a plus

·         Exposure to healthcare trends, and industry standards preferred

·         4 year college degree preferred or equivalent computer skills/information systems on the job training

Benefits:

Competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, 2 retirement plans (a 403B & an employer-funded pension) & a generous vacation package.  Great tuition reimbursement program & extensive training curriculum make it an ideal place for continued learning. 

 

Senior Programmer Analyst – EpicCare Outpatient

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Overview:

 The Sr. Programmer Analyst position is ideal for creative, motivated individuals with experience in IT.   Candidates must be able to thrive in a dynamic work environment and balance their time amongst a variety of tasks and project work.  Work includes:  custom enhancements to electronic medical records (EMR); application upgrade testing; application support; project documentation; and workflow redesign.

Job Description:

  • Develop and implement new functionality that improves clinical care and patient management.
  • Implement solutions that help meet our high-level organization- set goals
  • Identify limitations within existing product and work with Epic to improve future versions
  • Develop your skill set through a paid certification process
  • This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position which requires “on-call” rotation

.Qualifications:

      ·         4 year college degree

·         4 plus years supporting and developing computer based applications required

·         Must be familiar with data processing concepts and client server applications

·         Knowledge of healthcare applications (Epic, GE Healthcare, IDX, Cerner, Misys, Vista)

·         EpicCare Ambulatory Certified preferred

·         Experience working with DBMS, Crystal or other Reporting Software

·         Strong Analytical skills

·         Strong Verbal and written communication skills

 Required Skills:

·         The ideal candidate will have EpicCare Ambulatory Certification  

·         EpicCare Outpatient or Inpatient experience is preferred

·         Experience programming with Mumps or Cache Required

·         Exposure to healthcare trends, and industry standards preferred

·         Clarity Reporting Skills a plus

·         Project Management experience a plus

Responsibilities:

      ·         Build, test and development of EpicCare Outpatient

·         Implementation of EpicCare Applications

·         Technical Documentation

·         Troubleshoot day-to-day issues

·         Onsite and On-Call support to users

·         Knowledge of reporting tools (Clarity, SQL)

 

 Staff Accountant- CPA

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Primary Responsibilities:

We have an opening for a self starter with a strong accrual accounting skills and the ability to think and act independently. This position is in our Corporate Accounting group and will require versatility and flexibility to adapt to a variety of different accounting activities in a dynamic environment. Successful candidate must take ownership of their areas of responsibility and demonstrate exceptional decision making skills and the application of judgment in applying generally accepted accounting principles.  Our clients are some of the top in the world, European based where 1/3 or our business is in S/W, 1/3 in machinery and industrial goods, and 1/3 in other areas.  Our data and servers allows one to work anywhere in the world.

  • After a training and transition period you will manage a portfolio of clients which will include the following duties:
    1. (Data entry) Gather, prepare, and maintain adequate documentation to support data entries for a broad range of accounting areas including accruals.  Apply judgment and correctly interpret GAAP accounting requirements to ensure accounting entries are properly recorded, and substantiated.
    2. (Period end reconciliation) Accumulate proper accounting evidence to support end of period reconciliations.  Including bank accruals, prepayments, bad debt, etc.
    3. Effectively assess risk over accounts and areas of responsibility.  Apply judgment to ensure general ledger and financials are accurate and complete.
    4. Communicate effectively with Managers and partner in charge.
    5. Communicate effectively with clients.
    6. Continually assess and design procedures and process flows use in managing clients.  Ensure that these work flows are designed to maximize internal controls and efficiency.
    7. Prepare documentation for income and other tax return preparation.
  • Assist in research of technical accounting issues as needed.  Apply proper accounting treatment required as a basis for booking journal entries.  Participate in training.
  • Maintain flexibility to assist in other areas during periods of peak activity.
  • Assist in group projects as needed including acquisitions and other business combination.

Requirements:

• BA or BS in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work experience.

• US GAAP Accrual Method of accounting knowledge REQUIRED

• 3+ years experience with accrual method of accounting in private or public sectors.

• Ability to work independently and make sound decisions.
• Strong research and problem solving skills.
• Detail oriented. Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Strong PC, worksheet and word processing skills.
• Strong partnership skills, good judgment, energy and enthusiasm
.

 

Preferred:

 

• Experience with accruals, journal entries, account reconciliations and balance sheet and Income statement preparation.
• Experience in a large company finance & accounting environment.
• Ability to drive process in a fast-moving environment and work effectively with operational as well as financial personnel.
• Experience in accounting software.

CPA a plus

• International experience a plus

·         Fluent in English and one or more languages a plus

 

Data Modeler- Project Lead

Evanston, IL

                                                                                                                        POSITION FILLED

Job Description:

This person will be responsible for requirements, design, development and maintenance of the  Data Warehouse.  The Data Warehouse includes staging areas, integrated data, data marts, cubes and operational data stores.  Deliverables include data models, database objects, extracts and BI tool metadata.  As a member of the team you will also scope projects, co-ordinate changes, help develop plans and build schedules.  This position is a full-time position that will rotate with other team members to be on call.

 

Job Duties:

This person will:

·         Lead small- to medium-size projects supporting the Data Warehouse

·         Implement Cognos Business Intelligence, Informatica ETL and metadata applications

·         Add new modules and features to existing applications

·         Provide leadership to other team members

·         Support applications that requirement high availability (7 x 24)

Qualifications:

·         Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems 

·         3+ years of experience as a Data Designer, ETL Developer and BI Developer with a data warehouse (database experience is key, DBA experience not required)

·         Designed and wrote scripts to extract, transform, cleanse and load data and metadata (Informatica)

·         Strong dimensional modeling skills

·         Strong problem-solving and metadata skills

·         3+ years of experience with Informatica PowerCenter

·         3+ years of experience with Cognos, preferably ReportNet

·         3+ years of experience with ERwin or similar modeling tool

·         1+ years of experience with MS Office and MS Project

PROJECT LEADERSHIP SKILLS

·         Familiarity with Healthcare industry

·         Experience and detailed understanding of iterative system implementation, programming, integration, data conversion and testing techniques

·         Strong verbal and written communication, presentation and customer service skills

 

APPLICATION AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

·         Ability to solve highly complex technical, organization, operational and people problems

·         Technical knowledge of programming languages, integration, operating systems and data conversions

·         Programming logic skills and the proven ability to maintain and understand complex applications

·         Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging and problem-solving skills  

 

 

Senior Project Manager – Peoplesoft and Kronos

Chicago or Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

Job Description:

This position calls for extensive experience with and knowledge of PeopleSoft HRMS applications as well as PeopleTools encompassing (at least) versions 7.x through 8.x.  This person is involved with all phases of software development from design to implementation to solving complex system problems.  Completes necessary internal reporting and reports status to management.  Codes, tests, debugs and documents programs. May develop application designs, devise or modify procedures to solve problems and prepare detailed specifications.  Assists with project planning and work scheduling. May create user documentation and training materials or sessions.  May instruct, direct and check the work of other applications programming personnel.  May have QA responsibilities.  Completes any other applicable requests from management.  This position is a full-time position that will rotate with other team members to be on call.

 

Job Duties:

·         Lead small to medium-size projects supporting PeopleSoft and Kronos applications

·         Install and test application updates

·         Prepare detailed specifications for user requested enhancements

·         Design, code, test, and debug user requested enhancements

·         Unit and System testing

·         Problem resolution and debugging

·         Create appropriate documentation for updates/enhancements

·         Provide guidance and instruction to less experienced programmers as needed

·         Create project plans and timelines

 

Qualifications:

·         4 year college degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent on the job training

·         5+ years of experience as a Programmer/Analyst in PeopleSoft HRMS application suite (HR, Payroll, Benefits Administration, eBenefits, eRecruit, other e Applications) and PeopleTools (Tools, SQR, PeopleCode, AppEngine, Messaging/Component Interface, Workflow)

·         PeopleTools 8.4x experience is a plus

·         Experience with PeopleSoft 8.x architecture (PIA, appserver, webserver) is a plus

·         Oracle SQL database experience

·         Experience with Kronos Timekeeper and Workforce applications is a plus

 

PROJECT LEADERSHIP SKILLS

·         Experience and detailed understanding of iterative system implementation, programming, integration, data conversion and testing techniques

·         Keep project deadlines and motivate participants to stay on schedule

·         Strong verbal and written communication, presentation and customer service skills

 

APPLICATION AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

·         Ability to solve highly complex technical, organization, operational and people problems

·         Technical knowledge of programming languages, integration, operating systems and data conversions

·         Programming logic skills and the proven ability to maintain and understand complex applications

·         Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging and problem-solving skills  

 

Benefits:

 

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability and Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, 401K, Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement, Training, Flex Time

 

Insurance Industry Principal

Chicago, Philadelphia or North East

POSITION FILLED

Qualifications:  Significant experience (10+ years) in Financial Services market is required, with an in-depth knowledge and experience working in the insurance industry. As part of this industry segment experience, the candidate should have 3+ years of related business software experience. Experience in “system dependent” positions is preferred, with a history that involves communicating solution/executive vision at the management level. Management experience is preferred.

 

Work Environment Job Description:  Industry Principal (IP) is responsible for positioning solutions for the Insurance industry segment, and assuming a leadership role within the organization as champion and spokesperson for the financial services industry segment. The IP is also responsible for driving new business through proactive involvement in sales campaigns, bringing credibility, industry experience, and industry contacts to the organization. The IP will be responsible for identifying new solution opportunities within their designated industry segment and focus. The IP shall be considered the central repository of domain expertise including market trend, product/solution, customer/reference, and competitive knowledge within the Insurance industry segment.

 

Compensation Package: Six Figures + 70% Upside potential

 

Research Associate

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

Job Description:

 

The Center on Outcomes, Research and Education (CORE) is dedicated to advancing outcomes management and research in a multidisciplinary clinical setting. This research associate position will function as a statistician performing statistical analyses for a variety of research activities, including quality of life measurement studies, clinical trials and healthcare quality improvement, and will provide professional research support, including assistance with preparation of manuscripts, reports, abstracts, protocols and grants.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Develop computer programs and perform statistical analyses. 
  • Assist in the development of research designs and statistical analysis plans
  • Assist in the preparation of manuscripts, reports, abstracts, protocols and grants
  • Assist in development and implementation of data management and quality assurance  procedures, development of data collection forms, and development and implementation of randomization plans
  • Create analysis datasets from a variety of file formats, e.g., ASCII files, relational database tables, spreadsheets and SAS datasets

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Masters degree, 1 to 4 Years’ experience in SAS programming and statistical analysis, preferable in a medical or social science research environment.  Knowledge of research design and statistical analysis methods; Demonstrated expertise in SAS programming;  Experience working with relational databases; Familiarity with Windows-based software; Good verbal and written communication skills.

 

Excellent benefits, flex hours, and many other perks.

 

Programmer Analyst-Report Writing

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Candidate will be required to write reports and provide some application support for the Epic Resolute physician billing application. Reports will be created from an Oracle database using Crystal Reports and data warehousing tools. Candidate may also be required to resolve application problems related to charging, patient statements, claim forms; electronic submissions, and understand and maintain application master files and control tables. Good communication skills are required to deal with both internal and external customers and application vendors. A college degree is preferred. Candidate must have experience working in information systems and/or physician billing departments and should have technical skills such as SQL, MS Excel, MS Windows, Crystal Report writing. Experience with the Resolute physician billing system is preferable, however, experience with other billing systems and programming languages will be considered, such as IDX.  The candidate will be required to complete Epic certification in Clarity Financial Report Writing and Resolute Physician Billing Administration.

 

Benefits:

 

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability and Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, 401K, Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement, Training, Flex Time

 

Sr. Application Analyst

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Job Description:

 

The purpose of this position is to facilitate the use of technology by the end-user and to insure that the software system is performing at its highest performance level. This person designs and documents application changes and new features or defects in application area assigned. They prioritize, review and respond to user group requests and participate in user meetings.

This position is 40 hrs/wk with on-call duties 1 week every 6 weeks and is located at our Corporate location in Evanston.

 

Job Duties:

 

*Implement, support and enhance current and new application software
*Report Generation
*Create Project Plans and Timelines
*Develop functional specifications
*Install application updates
*Develop test plans

 

Qualifications:

 

*4 year college degree preferred or equivalent computer skills/information systems on the job training
*4 to 8 years as an application analyst
*Must be familiar with data processing concepts and have experience working with mainframe or client server applications
*Business and clinical application skills are a plus
*Candidate must be able to work alone and in a team setting and possess good verbal and written communication skills
*Knowledge of Microsoft Office Pro products is necessary
*Customer service skills/experience is required
*In-depth product knowledge
*Excellent problem solving skills.
*Training and presentation skills
*Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
*Understanding of testing and quality control
*Ability to create and run test plans
*Knowledge of third party software
*Analytical skills
*Knowledge of product design standards
*Knowledge of healthcare applications, trends and industry standards

 

Great Place to work, Flex hours, Great benefits

 

Application Analyst-Kronos Scheduling Systems

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

Job Description:

 

 

The purpose of this job is to facilitate the use of technology by the end-user and to insure that the software system is performing at its highest performance level. This person will design and document application changes and new features or defects in application area assigned.

This position is 40 hrs/wk and is located at our Corporate location in Evanston.

This position involves sharing on-call production support with other members of the information systems team/ staff. At times, this may require resolving production support problems during off hours such as nights, weekends and holidays.

 

Job Duties:

 

*Support Kronos clocks and Base/Advanced Scheduling
*Implement, support and enhance current and new application software
*Report Generation
*Create timelines
*Develop functional specifications
*Install application updates
*Develop test plans

 

Qualifications:

 

*4 year college degree preferred or equivalent computer skills/information systems on the job training
*2 to 4 years experience with 1 year functional and technical experience with the Kronos Workforce Central Application
*Knowledge of v5.x and/or Scheduling is a plus
*Must be familiar with data processing concepts and have experience working with mainframe or client server applications
*Business and clinical application skills are a plus
*Candidate must be able to work alone and in a team setting and possess good verbal and written communication skills
*Knowledge of Microsoft Office Pro products REQUIRED
*Customer service skills/experience is required
*Must have functional product knowledge
*Good problem solving skills
*Training and presentation skills
*Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

*Understanding of testing and quality control
*Ability to create unit test plans and run them
*Knowledge of third party software
*Analytical skills
*Knowledge of product design standards
*Knowledge of healthcare applications, trends and industry stand

Great benefits, flex time, great place to work.

 

Sr. Network Engineer

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Job Description:

 

            The Sr. Network Engineer will provide technical support on the clients enterprise network and computer systems to provide the highest degree of connectivity, performance and availability feasibly possible.

 

            This position is 40 hrs/wk with on-call duties, rotating shifts and rotating weekends.

 

Job Duties:

 

·         Server Administration

·         Network Administration

·         Database Administration

 

 

Qualifications:

 

·         Bachelors degree preferred

·         Certifications: MCSC, MCDBA, CCA, CCEA, NNCSA, OCP, OCM, CCSA

·         3+ years of experience in supporting network and server systems

·         Server Administration – NT, Windows 2000, MS Exchange, Citrix, HP, UX, AIX and Linux

·         Network Administration- Nortel/Cisco switches, routers, hubs and wireless devices, Checkpoint Firewall, HP Openview, Network Associates Sniffer

·         Database Administration- Oracle, MS SQL, Sybase and Cache

·         Enterprise Backups- Legato

·         Install/Configure/Repair Server hardware

·         Must be able to communicate to peers, subordinates, and upper management in an effective and courteous manner

 

Great benefits, Flex hours, great place to work.

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Security Administration

Chicago, IL

            POSITION FILLED

 

 

Job Description:

 

The purpose of this job is to develop, integrate and maintain data security administration. This person will participate in all phases of software development and/or third party implementation to solve complex issues related to application security. This person will recommend application improvements and will plan, design, code, test and document modules. The Senior Programmer Analyst will also assist team leaders with project planning and will provide training for staff.

This position is 40 hrs/week.
On-Call support is required for after hours on a rotational basis.

Job Duties:

 

*Implements user security for new computer applications/systems
*Works on software upgrades/enhancements
*Handles special requests
*Provides application security support for users

 

Qualifications:

 

*4+ years experience with the design, development and support of computer-based applications
*Strong knowledge of security administration

*Epic working experience a plus
*Technical and conceptual understanding of databases
*Strong programming skills, with an understanding of programming logic

*Strong analytical skills with extensive experience troubleshooting and code debugging at both the technical and application levels
*Excellent communication skills with a strong customer service orientation
*A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
*Ability to work alone or in a team setting
*Proficiency with Microsoft products such as Microsoft Office

 

Great Benefits, with Flex hours.

 

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Data Modeler- Project Lead

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Job Description:

This person will be responsible for requirements, design, development and maintenance of the  Data Warehouse.  The Data Warehouse includes staging areas, integrated data, data marts, cubes and operational data stores.  Deliverables include data models, database objects, extracts and BI tool metadata.  As a member of the team you will also scope projects, co-ordinate changes, help develop plans and build schedules.  This position is a full-time position that will rotate with other team members to be on call.

 

Job Duties:

This person will:

·         Lead small- to medium-size projects supporting the Data Warehouse

·         Implement Cognos Business Intelligence, Informatica ETL and metadata applications

·         Add new modules and features to existing applications

·         Provide leadership to other team members

·         Support applications that requirement high availability (7 x 24)

Qualifications:

·         Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems 

·         3+ years of experience as a Data Designer, ETL Developer and BI Developer with a data warehouse (database experience is key, DBA experience not required)

·         Designed and wrote scripts to extract, transform, cleanse and load data and metadata (Informatica)

·         Strong dimensional modeling skills

·         Strong problem-solving and metadata skills

·         3+ years of experience with Informatica PowerCenter

·         3+ years of experience with Cognos, preferably ReportNet

·         3+ years of experience with ERwin or similar modeling tool

·         1+ years of experience with MS Office and MS Project

PROJECT LEADERSHIP SKILLS

·         Familiarity with Healthcare industry

·         Experience and detailed understanding of iterative system implementation, programming, integration, data conversion and testing techniques

·         Strong verbal and written communication, presentation and customer service skills

 

APPLICATION AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

·         Ability to solve highly complex technical, organization, operational and people problems

·         Technical knowledge of programming languages, integration, operating systems and data conversions

·         Programming logic skills and the proven ability to maintain and understand complex applications

·         Excellent technical troubleshooting, code debugging and problem-solving skills  

 

Great benefits and a great place to work

 

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

Job Description:

 

The purpose of this position is to provide database programming leadership for relational databases used in various research studies created with several different software programs.

 

Job Duties:

 

This position will develop research software applications over multiple platforms (i.e., IVR, PDA, Web, Tablet PC, etc.) in order to collect data and support a collaborative environment.

 

Qualifications:

 

·         Minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master's preferred, in computer science, information systems, or related fields, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, and experience from which comparable abilities can be acquired.

·         Minimum 5-7 years programming experience.  Minimum 3-5 years object oriented programming experience using VB.Net, C#.Net, ASP.Net, XML, and SQL Server 2000. Stored procedures required. XML required.

·         Proven track record of developing and delivering quality software applications.  Proficient in designing, developing, and integrating Microsoft component technologies.  Advanced knowledge of relational databases, including MS SQL Server 2000 and Access, and other data systems is required.

·         Excellent interpersonal skills; highly organized with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Excellent benefits, and great place to work, in the heart of Evanston.

 

 

Database Manager

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Job Description:

 

The purpose of the job is to provide database programming support and to assist in the development of research software applications. 

 

Job Duties:

 

·         Assist in the development of databases and perform day-to-day data management activities for all research projects at CORE.

·         Assist in the development of CORE's central data repository and provide application development support for other projects.

·         Assist in quality review support.

·         Monitor data integrity and communicate deficiencies.

·         Train end-users to properly conduct quality assurance activities against research data.

 

Qualifications:

 

·         Minimum Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred, in computer science, information systems, or related fields, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, and experience.

·         Minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience, one year as a database programmer.

·         Advanced knowledge of data systems, particularly MS Access and SQL Server 2000 design and programming.

·         Experience in at least one PC based programming language, such as Visual Basic, VBA or SQL, is required.

·         Experience developing .net is preferred.

·         Excellent interpersonal skills.

Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Great Benefits and Great place to work in the heart of Evanston.

 

 

Programmer Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Candidate will be required to write reports and provide some application support for the Epic Resolute physician billing application. Reports will be created from an Oracle database using Crystal Reports and data warehousing tools. Candidate and may also be required to resolve application problems related to charging, patient statements, claim forms; electronic submissions, and understand and maintain application master files and control tables. Good communication skills are required to deal with both internal and external customers and application vendors. A college degree is preferred. Candidate must have experience working in information systems and/or physician billing departments and should have technical skills such as SQL, MS Excel, MS Windows, Crystal Report writing. Experience with the Resolute physician billing system is preferable, however, experience with other billing systems and programming languages will be considered, such as IDX.

 

Benefits:

 

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability and Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, 401K, Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement, Training, Flex Time

 

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Hospital Billing Systems

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Required Skills:

COBOL , CICS, MVS , VSAM, TSO, JCL.

 

Desired Skills:

Application Development Software (ADS/PLUS)

M/F Operating systems and related IBM utilities

Knowledge of Healthcare billing, registration, and medical records abstracting a plus

Mainframe experience with other financial or billing systems will be considered.

Experience with client server applications and programming languages is a plus

 

Job Description:

Be able to work independently and as a team player

Be able to analyze existing functions/reports and modify according to user requests

Be able to resolve problems in a timely manner 

Provide On-call 24 hour support on a rotating schedule   

 

Responsibilities:

Will be part of a team that will install, enhance and troubleshoot Healthcare hospital billing, registration and medical records abstracting systems.

Be part of a roll out of an entire new account packages and need someone to support and maintain the systems.

 

Benefits:

 

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability and Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, 401K, Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement, Training, Flex Time

 

Pre-Sales Engineers – Data Storage/Backup & Recovery Integration

NY City, NY;  Chicago, IL; Nashville, TN

POSITIONS FILLED

 

Job Description:

 

Leading Data Storage/Data Protection Integrator seeks talented Pre-Sales Engineers to join our growing Sales Team. We seek individuals with exp in Pre-Sales related to Technology and specifically for Data Storage & Backup/Recovery technologies. We implement and utilize EMC & Legato Solutions but any exposure to other related Storage and Backup technology is completely applicable. Our Sales team is growing in several locations and it is integral for us to find qualified, articulate, professional Engineers to support and convey the technical aspects related to sales and our clients. Experience in Pre-Sales for Storage and Backup is highly preferred; hands-on implementation is a plus but not required. We seek candidates who can convey and articulate the technologies we provide as solutions to our clients in a clear, comfortable and informative manner. Career growth and opportunity are open ended. If you would like to be considered for a position on our team please forward your resume and compensation requirements for immediate review.

 

Requirements:

 

Degree BA or BS or higher, 2-5 years experience as a Pre Sales Systems Engineer in either NYC, NY; Chicago, IL; or Nashville, TN as we need three (3) System Engineers.

 

OTE: $150-160+ accelerators

 

Account Executive x 2

Federal Sales

Dallas, TX & San Jose, CA

POSITION FILLED

Job Description:

 

The Account Executive II in Dallas, TX and San Jose, CA is responsible for deployment of specialized resources to sell total product and service solutions to specified accounts in the Public Sector, specifically Federal Defense agencies such as DOD, DOE, all branches of Military. This position penetrates all functional areas of customers' business, both depth and breadth, to sell company products, services and solutions. Manages multiple sales campaigns simultaneously with specific accounts. Development and maintenance of account plan for assigned accounts.
Sales to specified accounts may occur through indirect channel partners, as well as directly to the end user. Selling skills include prospect identification, proposal generation, professional presentations and closing the sale.
 
Works with little or no direct supervision. Applies specialized knowledge of customer and/or industry and/or product and service pricing plans, competition, marketing objectives and sales skills to sell. Performs sales related administrative functions, including use of Seibel software. May assist in training less skilled sales representatives.
 
The responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature of the work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
 
Essential Functions: The essential functions listed above are representative of the nature of the work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
 
Required Education & Experience: Requires a Bachelors degree. Generally, a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated success in a selling role to Federal Defense government agencies.
Demonstrated ability to lead deployment and teamwork of specialized resources from different organizational units. Successful storage sales experience required, as well as experience working with channel partners, such as Value Added Resellers and Value Added Distributors. Travel to assigned customers necessary.
 
Periodic travel beyond regular sales area may also be necessary. Working Environment: Position requires minimal physical effort.
 
OTE:  $220+ accelerators
 

 

 

Programmer Analyst

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

 

Job Description:

 

The purpose of this position is to be involved with all phases of software development from design to implementation to solving complex system problems.

 

Job Duties:

 

May provide application support to other teams. Completes necessary internal reporting and reports status to management. Codes, tests, debugs and documents programs. May develop application designs, devise or modify procedures to solve problems and prepare detailed specifications. Ensures adherence to all standards. Endeavors to become an application expert. May create user documentation and training materials or sessions.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

*Certification in Cadence (EPIC) preferred.
*4 year college degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent on the job training.
*Knowledge of programming languages and/or operating systems, the proven ability to program, and programming logic skills.

 

Web Developer

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Job Description

 

The purpose of this position is to implement and support the clients web-based business computer systems.

 

Job Duties

 

*Develop, implement, and support custom computer systems.
*Maintain expertise in configuration, deployment and use of these systems.
*Provide training to end users of the systems.

 

Qualifications

 

*Bachelor's Degree
*3-5 years developing, maintaining, and supporting computerized information systems.
*Experience training end users to effectively utilize computerized information systems.
*Development of computer information systems using classic ASP, .NET, and C#
*Knowledge of relational and non-relational computer databases.
*Experience with Microsoft technologies, specifically VisualStudio.NET and SQL Server
*Experience creating and maintaining e-commerce applications

 

Superior benefits, and great place to work.

 

Project Lead

Evanston, IL

 POSITION FILLED

This person will be responsible for developing, managing and updating data models, including physical and logical models of the data warehouse, data mart, staging area and operational data store. Importantly, you will scope projects, manage changes, help develop plans and schedules, and prioritize tasks.

 

The successful candidates will possess:

-  -   3+ years of experience as a Data Designer and ETL Developer with a data warehouse (database experience is key, DBA not required).

-  -   Skills to design and write scripts required to extract, transform, clean and move data and metadata.

-  -   Strong problem solving and metadata skills, as well as relational and dimensional data modeling and database design skills.

 

Great Benefits, Great place to work.

 

Director of Sales

Dallas, TX

POSITION FILLED

Job Purpose: Second level of management within US/Canada Sales & Service organization. Responsible for leading the sales organization within defined territory to meet sales and service revenue and operating profit objectives. Territory may be geographic or an industry (vertical). In some territories, manages pre-sale systems engineering activities. Develops and maintains strong partnership relationships with other functional/business groups. Develops, recommends and implements a comprehensive sales plan appropriate for territory to support success. Actively and effectively communicates strategies to all job levels within territory. Uses technical skills and industry expertise to provide accurate and timely business plans and forecasts of products, services and solutions offered within the territory. Establishes and maintains influential  relationships with customers, prospects and employees.  Coaches and mentors employees on professional development, ensuring appropriate pool of succession candidates. The responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature of the work assigned and are not  necessarily all-inclusive. 

Required Education & Experience: Requires a Bachelors degree in Business or related field. Typically 10 years of directly related experience in successful sales/service organizations within the high technology industry. Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage and develop people. 

 

OTE: $370+ accelerators

 

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Unix DBA

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

The open position is for a Sr. Programmer Analyst-DBA.  The databases that we administer are: Cache, Oracle, MS SQL Server.  The skills I am looking for are below.  This list is pretty much in order of importance:

 

  • Unix - solid user-level skills. 
  • Oracle administration skills.
  • Unix Shell Scripting
  • Caché Administration
  • MS SQL Server Administration.
  • Unix administration skills.

 

Job Description:

 

This position will be responsible for database administration tasks for my client.  The position is a full-time benefited position. This person will be on a on-call rotation with other members of the team.

 

Job Duties:

Candidate will be responsible for database administration tasks that include backup/recovery, upgrades, monitoring, tuning, and scripting for Oracle, MS SQL Server, and Cache databases. Candidate will be member of a 7-person team that includes database administrators and UNIX administrators. Candidates without Cache expertise will be trained and expected to quickly learn and perform database administration duties for the Cache database platform.

 

Qualifications:

 

4 year college degree in computer science/data processing or equivalent 

Each candidate must have experience in some or all of the following:

*Oracle database
*MS SQL Server
*Cache databases
*Unix
*Programming/scripting

 

Application Developer

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

Job Description

  • Design and develop of Microsoft technology applications
  • Client project work
  • Work in a small efficient team
  • Emphasis on quality rapid application development
  • Client communication
  • Create specs and document

 

Technical Experience:

-       -          Microsoft net

-       -          MS SQL (transact SQL, stored procedures, etc)

-       -          ASP 3.0

-       -          VB / VBA Access

-       -          Crystal Reports

-       -          Familiar supporting and troubleshooting application on MS servers with IIS (Bonus)

 

Other

-       -          Highly motivated

-       -          Seeking career

-       -          Professional

-       -          Work with a team or independently

 

Great Benefits

 

Web Applications Engineer

Evanston, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Will develop web-based applications that allow business managers to retrieve drill-down reports and charts with information on the effectiveness of their marketing programs. Part of an advanced statistical analysis and reporting system. Candidate must have 3-5 yrs experience and be fluent in ASP.NET, C#, and SQL Server, as well as third-party controls and have previous work experience.  Will interface to SAS tables as well. Interesting and challenging work. Math / statistics knowledge not required but will interface with PhD level statisticians and business analysts.

 

Great benefits, Life Insurance, HealthCare, Flex hours and time, Casual Dress environment.

 

 

Sales Manager

Novi, MI

POSITION FILLED

Territory:  All of Michigan, all named accounts

 

Annual Quota:  $16 M

 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

Requires a Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent experience.  Typically 8 to 10 years in business, sales management, and information technology sales experience required.  Embraces and demonstrates corporate core values.  Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage and develop people.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for managing the achievement of annual sales goals, to include maintenance of existing accounts and/or procurement of new accounts within an assigned territory.  Controls the hiring and training of all field employees to ensure job proficiency and achievement of corporate goals.  Advises and coaches employees as to their professional development.  Will manage 7 reports, 6 Aes with named accounts and 1 sales Coordinator.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS          

Provides accurate and timely forecast of products, services and solutions offered within defined territories.  Fulfills the key leadership role in a11 sales activities within his or her territory, including the management and development of matrixed resources.

 

OTE:  $250+

Account Executive- Retail

Chicago, IL or Any Midwest City

POSITION FILLED

 

In this important position, you will assume a leadership role within assigned accounts, both for the virtual account team and in account transitions. We will rely on you to establish trusted advisor relationships with executives across divisional areas in each account; proactively build successful relationships with strategic partners; position client to win sales opportunities by developing and driving effective selling strategies; and continuously gather knowledge of competitors and how to effectively position the clients solutions against them. You will also manage the details of all your assigned accounts; strive to grow each sale into a strong account reference for the client; support all promotions and events in the territory; provide accurate and timely updates to all customer, pipeline, and forecast reports; develop an Individual Business Plan and review on a continual basis with your manager; and proactively seek to contribute to our growth objectives by acting as a mentor to new Level I and II AE's and other employees as needed.

To excel in this role, you must have at least 5 years of prior experience in business application software sales, preferably in an ERP selling environment, experience in a lead sales role for a team selling environment, and previous success in handling large accounts over lengthy sales campaigns in a fast-paced, consultative, and competitive market. A Bachelor's degree is required for this position. General familiarity with consultative selling methodologies and a Master's degree are preferred.

OTE: $250K + accelerators

 

Programmer Analyst X2

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

Candidate will be required to provide application support for the Epic Resolute physician billing application at the client site. Candidate will be required to resolve problems related to charging, patient statements, claim forms; electronic submissions, and understand and maintain application master files and control tables. Good communication skills are required to deal with both internal and external customers and application vendors. Candidate will be required to have a degree, experience working in an information systems department and should have technical skills such as SQL, UNIX, MS Excel, MS Windows, Crystal Report writing, and Cache programming.  Experience with the Resolute physician billing system is preferable, however, experience with other billing systems and programming languages will be considered as well.

 

 

Sales – Account Executive X 2

Chicago, IL

                POSITION FILLED

 

Candidates selected for the Account Executive Position help set challenging goals, discover their true potential, and are expected to take full advantage of the resources to achieve business results.  Account Executives are expected by virtue of the selection process to “ramp up” quickly and demonstrate leadership promise. AE’s are expected to contribute to the overall business objectives of assigned revenue goals using prescribed methods.

 

Job Description: Sales- Account Executive

The Chicago office is looking for a strong individual to join us in leading mission to capture market share in the growing Information Life Cycle market segment. Internalizing that vision and developing an action plan on client acquisition strategies is key.

 

The candidate will be responsible for selling Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) solutions which is a data storage process that helps our customers identify how they should store information.  ILM provides guidelines on the type of equipment data should be stored on and for how long.  The candidate will be responsible for driving ILM product offering roadmap through the Idea – Definition – Commitment.  The AE will generate product requirements and prioritize deliverables such as proposals and Return on Investment scenarios.

 

Responsible for deployment of specialized resources to sell total product and service solutions to specified accounts.

 

The account executive will penetrate all functional areas of customers' business, both depth and breadth, to sell company products, services and solutions. Manages multiple sales campaigns simultaneously with specific accounts. Development and maintenance of account plan for assigned accounts. Sales to specified accounts may occur through indirect channel partners, as well as directly to the end user. Selling skills include prospect identification, proposal generation, professional presentations and closing the sale.

 

Applies specialized knowledge of customer/industry/product/service pricing plans, competition, marketing objectives and sales skills to sell. Performs sales related administrative functions, including use of Seibel software. May assist in training less skilled sales representatives.   The responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature of the work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive

 

Required Skills

  • Analytical capabilities (both financial and strategic)
  • Strong communication capabilities (both generating presentations/documents and presenting to all levels)
  • Must have strong inter-personal (i.e. persuasion/teamwork) skills
  • Technology/storage experience a must

 

Requires a Bachelors degree, an MBA or equivalent is highly desired. GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or greater. Generally, a minimum of 3+ years of professional work experience, specifically in a sales role. Comfortable in a highly competitive setting, selling to C-level decision makers, and securing $200,000 up to multi-million dollar sales campaigns. Demonstrated ability to lead deployment and teamwork of specialized resources from different organizational units. Experience working in a competitive market, such as business consulting, enterprise software solutions, and complex hardware solutions. Travel to assigned accounts in the Chicago area is required

 

Must be able to pass all pre-employment screening i.e. Background Check & Drug Screen

 

OTE: $200+ Accelerators

 

Customer Service Manager

Chicago, IL

POSITION FILLED

 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

 

This position requires a Bachelors degree in Business, or related field experience, typically 7 or more years experience in successful service organizations within the high technology industry.  Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage and develop people.   Must have knowledge of the SAN and/or MVS environments as well as with open systems and technology in general.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Customer Services Manager is responsible for managing the field service delivery process through the efforts of a field service team. The CSM is expected to perform the role of General Manager for their assigned area, responsible for revenue and profit growth, customer satisfaction and employee satisfaction.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Responsibilities include insuring consistency and improvements in the delivery of services, process improvement, productivity, financial performance and level of service. The Customer Services Manager has full accountability for the following: -Field management of profit and loss performance on their team -Responsible for forecasting the future revenue performance of their assigned territory. -Year over year improvement in the area of level of service delivery and revenue performance. -Workforce Preparedness (skills enhancement, employee satisfaction, employee development) -Leadership and support to the CSE organization and sales organization -Human Resource Management of the field workforce -Responsible for forecasting the future needs of the organization in the areas of training, tools, and processes. -Primary Interface to clients for customer satisfaction, including problem resolution.  Management of 18 technical customer service reps.

 

 

 

Sales Manager

Houston or San Antonio or Austin, TX

POSITION FILLED

Territory: San Antonio, Austin and Louisiana

 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

Requires a Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent experience.  Typically 8 to 10 years in business, sales management, and information technology sales experience required.  Embraces and demonstrates corporate core values.  Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage and develop people.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for managing the achievement of annual sales goals, to include maintenance of existing accounts and/or procurement of new accounts within an assigned territory.  Controls the hiring and training of all field employees to ensu