Apertus Partners

Apertus Partners is a Woman Owned Small Business, Professional Services firm headquartered in Northern VA and serving the continental US. With over two decades of industry staffing experience, we hit the ground running with our direct approach to finding success. From general concept through implementation and operational support, Apertus Partners traditional staffing services include Contract, Contract to Hire and Permanent placement to both Government and Commercial clients. At Apertus Partners, we take care of our consultants and clients. You are our business. Our goal is to develop strong relationships with our clients to understand and meet the needs of their unique environments. Our existence relies upon our qualification process which allows us to understand what our consultants' career aspirations and goals are in order to match them to the appropriate position. Our goal is to place our consultants in the right position in the shortest time, consistently, with quality.

Apertus Partners Washington, District Of Columbia United States , Washington DC, United States
Jan 17, 2018
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Key Responsibilities: The Data Warehouse Architect is responsible for undertaking multiple engagements, working with different teams and business stakeholders, focusing on multiple aspects of data architecture, data initiatives and data projects. The Architect manages technical dialogues with clients from multiple business lines within the organization, as well as may direct a large team of technologists, define industry best practices and direct solution architecture for data warehouses and large data projects. The Architect works with technology and strategy groups within the company to facilitate design and development discussions. - Architect data platforms and data initiatives - Envision solution architecture for projects / programs related to data - Perform data modelling, owning end-to-end data modelling tasks and process - Communicate with business stakeholders and coordinate business requirement gathering tasks - Define data management and data governance approach for the project, which should be of high quality and adaptability across the organization - Guide the team as and when required with most of the technologies applied in the project i.e. Oracle, Informatica, Business Objects - Conduct performance tuning and data application optimization for large data warehousing projects using different tools and to varying database levels - Coordinate effort within different IT groups like Enterprise Architecture, Office of Information Security, Data Management Office Required Experience: - Experience owning end-to-end data modelling tasks for at least 3 to 4 very large data integration project. - Experience with ETL technologies, to drive solution architecture and supervise design, development and maintenance tasks performed by ETL development team - Database design, application design/development, hands on programming, business process analysis, project management, stakeholder management, IT research and advisory services is mandatory. - Database tuning and data application optimization - Experience working with clients in multiple domains and executed multi-year projects working in a multi-vendor environment. - Up-to-date with new trends, best practices and range of tools used in data warehousing projects, big-data applications. - Data Modeling - Data Warehousing - Data Warehousing Solution Architecture - Data Architecture (including approaches, legacy as well as new trends, related tools and intricacies, design best practices, standards and principles) - Data Analytics and modeling data applications catering to business and information analysis - Enterprise Data Warehouse Reporting - Enterprise Database Platforms such as Oracle, SQL Server - Data Visualization - Big-Data concepts - Oracle (Oracle 11.x, 12.x and new features typically geared towards large data warehousing applications.) - SQL Server - Project Management - Database tuning and data application optimization - Self-starter with the skills to lead a team - Exceptional communication skills Desired Skills/Abilities (not required but a plus): - Expertise in concepts of ETL and industry leading tools - Expertise in concepts of enterprise Reporting tools like Cognos, Business Objects - Hadoop - Engineered Database Systems - SAP - Peoplesoft - Industry leading tools related to data integration, reporting, bid data analysis, etc.
Apertus Partners Richmond, Virginia United States , Richmond, Virginia, United States
Jan 16, 2018
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Assist in the design and development of processes to extract data from existing databases and merge with new additional data to load into large data platforms. Make stored data available in a timely and efficient manner. Assist in creation of decision support visualizations. Assist in the amelioration of data quality issues. Assist in the design, development, testing, and validation of statistical, mathematical, and simulation models. Experience creating and maintaining Oracle and MS SQL Server Databases. Experience utilizing Business Intelligence reporting capabilities at an enterprise level. Skills 6 years of experience of IT experience overall 1 year experience with automated builds 4 years of experience with Data Modeling 2 years of MS-Access 5 years of PL/SQL, T-SQL 5 years of SQL Server 2008 R2/2014 2 yearas SQL Server Analysis Services 5 years SQL Server Reporting Services 1 year of Power BI
Apertus Partners Richmond, Virginia United States , Richmond, Virginia, United States
Jan 16, 2018
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Manage the SharePoint product life cycle including project design, issue resolution. Aid in the analysis/requirements gathering, design, configuration, implementation/testing, and support of SharePoint solutions. Develop a product vision regularly through detailed, written product requirements, roadmap documents and presentations. Identify new product/platform capabilities as they become available. Identify future opportunities to leverage integration between platforms and business units. Ability to configure SharePoint in order to meet process, functional and security needs of the business. Custom solution development using either SharePoint Designer or Visual Studio utilizing JavaScript, JQuery and CSS/HTML. Design solutions based on established patterns and best practices around Content Management, user Adoption, Governance and Change Management. Design and develop apps for SharePoint that take advantage of standard web technologies, such as CSOM, JavaScript. Maintain, improve, integrate, and develop SharePoint solutions, including internal and external Web sites. Plan, lead, and execute SharePoint 2010/2016 and Web development tasks. Support the development of technical solution documentation and training. Demonstrate both technical and functional Search expertise; understand the importance of meta-data driven search. Skills 8 years of overall IT experience. 4 years experience with SharePoint 2010 / 2016 Development 7 years .Net Development using Angular JS, JQuery and JavaScript 4 years experience with Visual Studio to develop custom web parts and features 1 year of understanding of SharePoint Cloud Technologies 1 year experience with automated builds Experience with define, architect and implement solutions within SharePoint 2 years of experience with WCF and integrating services with Ul 3 years of experience with InfoPath Forms 1 year of MS-Access 1 year of Power Apps / Microsoft Flow 1 year of Power BI 3 years of SharePoint Designer Workflows
Apertus Partners Washington, District Of Columbia United States , Washington, California, United States
Jan 12, 2018
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Required Skills and Abilities Associate's Degree or higher and/or 5-15 years of experience Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Has the ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major technology assignments. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. Proficient developing complex assignments in .Net using tools/technologies such as C#, MS SQL, JQuery, SQL Server Reporting Services, AJAX controls like Telerik, experience with Team foundation Server Knowledge of MVC and latest trends in application architecture Experience with working on full project life cycle starting with requirements gathering all the way to unit testing and system documentation Experience working in an Agile development environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills Experience providing project briefs to senior executives Travel Requirement: Travel may be required. Security Clearance Requirement: DoD Secret Clearance Required
Apertus Partners Richmond, Virginia United States , Richmond, Virginia, United States
Jan 11, 2018
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VDH, The Division of Disease Prevention (DDP) is in need of an experienced Java Programmer/Application Developer to work collaboratively with the DDP Informatics team and software vendor to enhance the functionality of a Java EE application. Responsibilities of this position include: Must have experience reverse engineering complex custom built Java web applications without documentation. Assists with defining and meeting business requirements for enhanced functionality. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents application enhancements in accordance with business requirements. Work closely with Team members to write test plans and test cases according to requirements. Test web applications thoroughly to ensure all features are running smoothly Develops and adheres to standard system development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies to produce project results that are measurable and delivered on time Excellent troubleshooting skills, ability to research and determine the root causes of the reported issues in application functionality Strong communication skills (i.e. verbal, written and interpersonal), organization and time management skills Great attention to detail. Skills 5+ years of Apache Tomcat® software, STRUTS 5+ years of Servlet API 2.4, JSP API 2.0 5+ years of Java 7, Web Applications 5+ years of Hibernate 5+ years of JavaScript, XML 3+ years of SQL Server 2014 or Higher 3+ years of SQL SERVER Data Tools for Visual Studio 2013
Apertus Partners Richmond, Virginia United States , Richmond, Virginia, United States
Jan 11, 2018
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The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting the project management / leadership in the planning, coordination, and communication related to CRM focused projects from origination through implementation. Responsibilities: Support project managers and project team in the successful implementation of new applications, systems and processes based on strategic goals, objectives and initiatives. Administer the project tasks and manage the dependencies to ensure that activities are consistent with established corporate standards. Responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of project schedules for multiple projects or work streams. Track project changes and produce change notifications and updated project documents as agreed with Project Management. Monitor project deliverables and timelines, notify the Project Manager when issues arise and take follow-up actions Organize and facilitate project-related meetings, including the creation of agendas and preparation of materials Take meeting minutes and action items during meetings and perform basic follow-up. Initiate and maintain communications with internal and external customers including project stakeholders, taskforce, steering committee, etc. Responsible for creating and submitting various weekly and monthly deliverables such as project schedule updates, project dashboards, monthly status reports, etc. Assist the Project Manager in tracking and budget expenses and analyzing discrepancies. Create and maintain supporting documentation for processes and procedures. Support ad-hoc requests from project managers requiring editing, problem solving, and administrative duties. Assisting with project documentation - agendas, meeting minutes, project plan, presentations, and project reporting. Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience Minimum of two years demonstrated success in supporting projects Experience taking meeting notes and creating / maintaining project documentation Exposure to CRM focused projects would be highly desired Advanced experience with MS Office - PowerPoint, Word, and Excel Experience with MS Visio and MS Project is ideal Outstanding communications skills, both verbal and written Skills 3+ years as a dedicated Project Lead / Coordination CAPM certification 1+ years of MS Project 1+ years of MS Visio
Apertus Partners Reston 20191 United States , Reston, Virginia, United States
Jan 11, 2018
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Seeking an AWS Engineer to work on various projects. Required Education Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related degree preferred Primary Job Duties Systems Administration and deployment of Windows/.Net applications Automation using tools like Team City and Scalr Work with Windows, F5, ADFS, and Sophos Work with and contributing to Dev/DevOps teams Work with client facing application production environments Required Qualifications At least 3 years of general IT experience Professional experience using AWS and .NET technology stack Configuration management on Windows using Chef/Puppet/Powershell DSC or similar tools Preferred Qualifications & Certifications 7+ years of general IT experience Experience updating tickets and status using JIRA or other Service Desk tools Experience automating tasks with PowerShell scripting A certification in another technology (e.g., Splunk, Redhat, Microsoft, Azure, VMWare) At least one of the following certifications or higher: AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate) or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator or additional AWS certification or training Clearance/Citizenship Clearable for up to Secret-level clearance and U.S. Citizenship preferred Duration: 3 months with the possibility of an extension
Apertus Partners Owings Mills, Maryland United States , Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
Jan 11, 2018
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Scope: The Digital User Experience team is adding a talented UX/UI Designer to create amazing user experiences for our Member, Broker, and Employer groups. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and minimalist design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. Responsibilities: Collaborate with stakeholders to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience Execute all user experience design and user interaction design stages from requirements to final hand-off to development Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks Create sketches, wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and prototypes to effectively communicate the member journey Present and articulate design concepts to team members, stakeholders and leadership Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback Promote UX design guidelines, best practices and standards Execute design engagements on time and at a high standard Required Qualifications: Proven 2-5 years of UX/UI experience Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio Outstanding visual design skills with a mastery of fundamental design disciplines such as typography, hierarchy and color Solid experience in creating sketches, wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, personas, test scenarios, and prototypes Proven understanding of accessibility and how it relates to UX design Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Axure RP and other wire-framing and prototyping tools and methodologies Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to the member experience across all channels Ability to present wireframes and sell design solutions to various stakeholders Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively Ability to simplify complex information systems Excellent communication skills Solid understanding of Design Thinking Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies Expert knowledge of responsive web and native mobile application design Firm understanding of responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap Firm understanding of design frameworks such as Google Material Design Preferred Qualifications: BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related Experience working in an Agile development process Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Solid understanding of Angular JS and single page applications Additional Skills: CSS Javascript Bootstrap Axure RP Adobe Illustrator Sketching Wireframing Process Flows Storyboarding User testing methodologies Prototyping Responsive Design Design Thinking
Apertus Partners Richmond, Virginia United States , Richmond, Virginia, United States
Jan 11, 2018
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Responsible for input, edits and deletes to end user security in PeopleSoft system. PeopleSoft System Security Specialist - working within Cardinal Security team to support system security as well as supporting end user help desk ticket processes. The primary responsibility of the PeopleSoft System Security Specialist is to ensure that all financial/human resource system security request processing is completed based on policies and procedures. Additionally, this resource will be required to process the end user help desk tickets by distributing them to the correct module, and uploading them to an access database for the team to work them. This resource will be expected to perform add/update/removal tasks for security access and resolve help desk tickets related to security, workflow and some technical issues as assigned to the Security Team. Resource will also participate in monthly, quarterly and annual security reviews. Resource will assist with the review and maintenance of security forms, job aids and security handbooks. Resource will prepare and submit reports to management on help desk tickets daily, weekly and annually. Resource will file and maintain copies of security request and support for security reviews. Experience with PeopleSoft Security Module including user setup, preference, roles and permission lists Knowledge and understanding of PeopleSoft Workflow routings and approvals Experience working within PeopleSoft using tools like PeopleTools, PS query and SQL etc. Troubleshooting experience resolving Security functional, technical and Workflow related issues Experience in maintaining and following a functional process that involves monitoring of e-mails/Forms for security requests Perform monthly, quarterly and annual security reviews for compliance with organization rules and objectives Review/update Security forms, job aids and security handbooks. Experience working with Access databases and Excel spreadsheets Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing Ability to compile data, analyze data related to system issues, and to present findings Ability to manage multiple tasks and work with team independently Working knowledge of a help desk support system to facilitate assignment of help desk tickets to appropriate Modules (AP, AR, GL, PA, PR, TA, Payroll, HR/Ben, Business Intelligence, Security, Tech) Create/submit Daily, Weekly, and Annual Ticket Reports for Management Skills 3+ years of PeopleSoft experience 5+ years of System Integration
Apertus Partners Owings Mills, Maryland United States , Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
Jan 11, 2018
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Responsibilities: Develops financial reports for Project management Summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with standard accounting principles. Position will involve the use of various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports. Requirements: BS Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business plus 6+ Years experience. CPA or MBA Preferred. Proficiency in MS Excel and experience with Clarity, JasperSoft, Oracle, and Ariba is a plus. Strong knowledge of financial industry standards and best practices. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven financial analytical skill. Must demonstrate attention for detail, multi-tasking skills, well organized and work well under pressure. Position requires excellent PC and financial systems skills and the ability to work independently or as a team member. Excellent customer focused orientation. Good working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Specifically Provide support for Corporate Initiatives Project, including preparation of funding requests Report on project status, including budget, forecasts and actual spend Perform variance analyses and provide ad-hoc reporting Provide accounting guidance to project managers, including capitalization and coding Reconcile financials between accounting and CA PPM systems Assist in process improvement, procedure documentation, etc.
Apertus Partners San Antonio , Texas United States , San Antonio, Texas, United States
Jan 04, 2018
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Qualifications: - 5 years or more of Oracle EBS experience, with at least 4 years of R12.2.x - Must have hands-on experience with Oracle HRMS, Payroll, and Advanced Benefits (OAB) modules - Must be a US Citizen, and have ability to obtain DoD clearance - Prefer resource local to San Antonio, TX Job Duties: As a technical developer for customizations (RICEFW) in Oracle R12 perform following: - Ability to develop Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions, Forms, and Workflow (RICEFW) objects and personalizations per project coding standards - Use Oracle development tools including 11g reports, forms, PL/SQL, Oracle Discoverer, BI XML Publisher, Oracle Application Framework (OAF), TOAD. - Exhibit expert knowledge of Oracle EBS technical / database architecture including multi-org, Tables/Views/Synonyms/APIs for HRMS, Payroll, OAB, FND modules, and Oracle open interfaces - Support with technical analysis functional requirements gathering, fit/gap analysis, design, configurations, and implementation. - Create or support technical documentation including Oracle AIM documents such as MD50, MD70, CV60, TE10, etc. - Develop unit test plans, and perform unit testing, and have responsibility for quality assurance. - Support code and setup migration / promotion from development through test, UAT and production instances using manual and automated tools such as FNDLOAD. - Perform break fixes and support CRP tests and re-tests. - Handle Oracle SRs for technical product issues, and patch impact analysis. - Support source code version control per client configuration management procedures
Apertus Partners Owings Mills, Maryland United States , Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
Jan 04, 2018
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Scope: Information Security requires a resource with expert knowledge and a proven track record in the areas of vulnerability assessments and scanning, patch management with the ability to develop enterprise programs from the ground up. Key requirements are knowledge of Windows Server, Desktop, and AIX/UNIX systems and patching protocols that will be used to develop SOPs and policy frameworks to secure these environments. The goal of the effort is to identify and remediate/address security vulnerabilities through implementation of security frameworks (NIST, DISA STIGs, and CIS benchmarks) as measurement against security baselines and implementation of patch management processes ensuring security configurations are current and complete, with vulnerability scans run on a periodic basis to evaluate compliance. Requirements: Information Security or Technology related experience in vulnerability scanning tools and processes. Rapid7 Nexpose, Nessus, and Tenable Security Center experience. Experience with penetration testing techniques, tools, and validation of results. High level of expertise in information security concepts, information security policies and system architecture concepts and have experience in process definition, workflow design, and process mapping. In depth understanding in multiple areas of Information Security such as networking (TCP/IP, OSI model, network protocols), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, switches, routers, IPSEC, IDS/IPS, etc.). Knowledge of performing vulnerability assessments, privacy assessments, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, and governance. Experience working with Information Security tools in a large, complex, multi-platform environment - Has experience in large, complex environment.
Apertus Partners Owings Mills, Maryland United States , Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
Jan 04, 2018
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Scope: This position will contribute to the support of internal and external audits within the IT Division. Duties stem from Corporate Audit and Assurance Services (CAAS), regulatory examinations and vendor software utilization reviews in conjunction with IT Leadership, Procurement, Legal and Corporate Finance with direction from Risk and Controls Assurance Manager. The Senior IT Compliance Auditor provides support of the coordination for all IT-related Internal Controls, Assessments and Audits as an individual contributor. Over 100+ internal audits, risk assessments and regulatory audits are conducted annually of critical systems, security, business and technical processes and controls, initiated from a variety of sources: Internal: Corporate Audit and Advisory Services (CAAS), Finance, Management Regulatory State or Federal inquiries from regulatory bodies Other external: Large Account Performance Audits (such as State of Maryland and City of Baltimore); Vendor Software License Audits Required Qualifications: Able to work independently (at least 5-7 years of experience) Experience with MetricStream GRC, RSA Archer eGRC, or equatable Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tool SharePoint Experience with SOC2 audits strongly required; alternatively, experience with auditing IT general controls (ITGC) would suffice This position requires a BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Finance, Accounting, similar major or a minimum of 3 years' experience in an IT or Audit business advisory services role. Must adequately understand information technology and auditing techniques, concepts and principles. Must be knowledgeable of internal controls, general computer controls, and application controls. Must possess considerable judgment, tact, initiative, accuracy and trustworthiness, as well as excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build consensus and agreement and bring resolution to contentious issues and entrenched interests. Must be highly motivated, organized, and committed to professional development, with demonstrated progression and achievement. Must have highly developed oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate information technology, auditing information and business risks to a non-technical audience. Must adequately understand general project management skills relevant to performing audit functions and responsibilities. Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time. Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging. Additional qualities are good analytical skills, judgment and strong decision-making abilities. Preferred Qualifications : Hands on with the implementation, support, or assessment of Information Technology hardware, software or database administration. Possess certification as a CPA, CIA, CISA or comparable certification; advanced degree; healthcare insurance industry experience. Other Qualifications: Travel among organization sites is required
Apertus Partners Washington, District Of Columbia 20024 United States , Washington DC, United States
Jan 04, 2018
Full time
Direct Supervision: 6-10 Program and Project Managers. Leads a team of up to 150 team members utilizing a matrix management system. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Required : Requires a four-year degree in CIS/MIS or equivalent IT experience plus 15 years of related project and/or product management experience in an IT environment, as well as 5 years of management experience. Requires client and account management skill to effectively manage external customer interactions, develop complex solutions to meet their needs, and judgment to achieve win-win outcomes in client negotiations. Experience designing technology product offerings and roadmaps. Working knowledge of program management, project and system development life cycle methodologies, and the understanding of the technical aspects of an IT project. Must possess an advanced/broad base of knowledge in multiple technologies, multiple development methodologies, e.g., iterative, agile, etc. This position requires excellent management skills including: project and program management; relationship management; technology product management; process improvement; work flow balancing; activity scheduling; problem resolution; flexibility; excellent interpersonal, negotiation, oral and written communication and presentation skills. Ability to manage large, diverse project teams at multiple sites for external clients. Ability to manage all financial components of large-scale initiatives. Ability to manage large scale system development to produce technology products leveraging Java/J2EE services, business rules engines, process orchestration tools, enterprise service buses, etc . Preferred: Master's Degree in a related field. Prior Health insurance industry exposure. Project Management certificate (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Apertus Partners Washington, District Of Columbia United States , Washington DC, United States
Jan 04, 2018
Full time
The Tier 1 SOC Analysts support a 24/7/365 Security Operations Center and monitors security tools and provides first tier response to security incidents. The analysts follow standard operating procedures for detecting, classifying, and reporting incidents under the supervision of Tier 2 and Tier 3 staff. REQUIRED SKILLS 1-2 years Security Operations Center (SOC) environment experience with security engineering and monitoring experience a MUST Dedicated monitoring and analysis of cyber security events (Triage) Event of Interest (EOI) handling and escalation Incident Report generation and reporting Processes incident communications to include initial reporting, follow-ups, requests for information and resolution activity Required Experience, Skills, & Qualifications: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner. COMPTIA Security + or other relevant networking or software engineering certifications are preferred.
Apertus Partners Washington, District Of Columbia United States , Washington DC, United States
Jan 04, 2018
Full time
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Required: College Degree in an Information Security or Technology related field or equivalent experience plus 3 - 6 years related work experience. The incumbent will possess a high level of expertise in information security concepts, information security policies and system architecture concepts and have experience in process definition, workflow design, and process mapping. In depth understanding in multiple areas of Information Security such as networking (TCP/IP, OSI model, network protocols), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, switches, routers, IPSEC, IDS/IPS, etc.), voice technologies (session border controllers, MPLS, VOIP, etc.), authentication technologies, (TACACS, RADIUS, etc.), wireless architectures, encryption key management, and mobile device technologies. Must have knowledge of vulnerability assessments, privacy assessments, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, and governance. The incumbent must also have an ability to quickly and effectively learn Information Security tools in a large, complex multi-platform environment. Abilities/Skills: - Ability to identify and resolve complex issues and develop security solutions to meet FEPOC's business and technology goals. - Strong written documentation skills and technical writing are required. - Excellent presentation and verbal communication skills. - Ability to effectively complete tasks with a minimal level of supervision. - Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Windows, various e-mail systems (Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange) and unified communication systems (Office Communication Server). Possess broad understanding of the following systems/skill sets: System hardening concepts and techniques Vulnerability scanning tools Network and remote access controls LDAP, Unix, Active Directory, Java, EJB, JSP, JDBC, JMS, Kerboros, PKI, XML, WSDL, Web Services, Ant, and Spring Framework Unix, Linux, Web application servers (WebSphere, Apache) Virtualization technologies (VMware, VLANS, Hypervisors) Encryption technologies and key management Web application servers Web application and IP firewalls - Familiarity with access control methodologies (MAC, DAC. RBAC) Preferred: - Specific knowledge of the FEPOC corporate structure. - Hands on experience with Nessus Security Center or comparable tool - Ability to understand and apply appropriate polices and procedures. - Knowledge of ethical hacking techniques and counter attack methodologies. - Familiarity with security tools such as wireless and network scanning applications, vulnerability assessment applications and concepts, IDS/IPS and other appropriate security related tools and capabilities. - Experience working with Information Security tools in a large, complex, multi-platform environment.
Apertus Partners Owings Mills, Maryland United States , Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
Jan 03, 2018
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Scope : The Service Delivery Analyst will work with the Program Lead to develop training materials and presentations for the Managed Capacity (MC) program. Responsibilities : Work with department and division stakeholders to analyze technology and business requirements to match program guidelines. Develop training materials, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and assist in conducting training as per department guidelines. Serves as a liaison between the department, application service delivery partners, and division stakeholders for Managed Capacity training needs. Review work orders and provide feedback to the application delivery partners and internal stakeholders as needed. Communicate Managed Capacity terms and educate the application service delivery partners per department direction. Serve as a liaison between the internal/external business community and the IT organization to provide application solutions to meet business & user needs. Gather information about the organization's work processes and information flows. Document existing process in technical model format in order to evaluate and define new solutions and implementation processes. Leverage an understanding of technological trends to bring solutions to internal business groups which enhance the organization's competitive edge. Supports several simple to moderately complex business processes. Requirements : This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Business or equivalent relevant work experience in business analysis, systems analysis and/or testing and 1-3 years of related work experience in business analysis, systems analysis or testing. Experience working in offshore/onshore engagements with a general understanding of application service delivery outsourcing contracts. Excellent communication skills and experience in delivering presentations & training to varying audiences. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio. Demonstrated ability to elicit, document, analyze and verify requirements. Experience with business process analysis, Work flow, task analysis, and user acceptance testing with requirements analysis. Must demonstrate a clear understanding of industry standard Business Analysis Best Practices.
Apertus Partners Miami Beach, Florida United States , Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Jan 03, 2018
Full time
We are looking for a Mobile Developer with working experience in native iOS and Android mobile applications. You're comfortable working in a collaborative environment with internal and external teams ranging from the executive level and marketing teams to designers and outside vendors/API's. If you're interested in collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality mobile apps, we'd be happy to have you in our team. Link your GitHub projects to us to boost your application! Responsibilities and Duties Responsibilities: Develop, test, and deploy mobile app functionalities according to project specifications and development standards Ensure performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications Provide insight on development implications during a mobile app's research and planning stage Work with designers to develop polished, optimal mobile app user interfaces Work on existing codebase adding functionalities and subscribe to best practices Integrate required web services, API, and other third-party systems Launch mobile apps to the Apple App Store and Google Play Work with web developers to create and maintain robust frameworks to support apps Employ the values and principles of Agile development Improve the development environment for the entire team by keeping up with new techniques and technologies Actively participate in improving the code base by providing constructive feedback during code reviews Coordinate with QA, UI/UX, Product, and API teams to deliver the best user experience possible Qualifications and Skills Requirements: Minimum 2 years mobile/web app experience Preferably have developed, deployed, submitted, maintained 1 or 2 native iOS/Android apps Have used different sorts of SDKs among iOS or Android Have consumed JSON and RESTful APIs among iOS or Android Proficient in Swift, Java, OOP (Object Oriented Programming), POP (Protocol Oriented Programming), HOF (Higher Order Functions) and other programming paradigms Have a strong knowledge of GIT and version control Preferably familiar on terminal and package managers Strong insight with data modeling and data structures Have used MacOS as primary/secondary ecosystem Knowing their way around iTunes Connect, Apple Developer Console and Google Play Developer Console Knowledge in Python/Nodejs experience is required Knowledge of in-app purchases, Stripe or other payment gateway integration is a plus Has great familiarity with multi-threading concepts Careful attention to detail and an obsession with clean, 100% functioning code Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new technologies and dig into problems Employ the values and principles of Agile development for small teams
Apertus Partners Chester, Virginia United States , Chester, Virginia, United States
Jan 02, 2018
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Under minimal supervision, the Senior Technical Project Manager will partner with business owners, other IT professionals and stakeholders to plan and execute all aspects of complex, technical and high profile projects utilizing industry standard project management best practices, business processes and tools. The Senior Technical Project Manager will be expected to provide timely and accurate status reporting to all stakeholders, as well as execute the following critical activities: - Proactively identify and mitigate project risks and issues - Manage project resources, overseeing day-to-day task execution - Facilitates quality assurance best practices - Manage project budget, schedule and scope - Ensure applicable project documentation is complete, current, and stored appropriately A Senior Technical Project Manager is needed to plan and drive the execution of Alcoholic Beverage Commission (ABC) and Virginia State Police (VSP) agency technical initiatives. It is anticipated that this role will lead ABC efforts from the start date until the end of February 2018, then transition to VSP. This candidate will work at VITA. The ideal candidate will possess these general knowledge, skills and abilities: - Strong business, technical and analytical skills - Attention to detail and logical thinking - Ability to facilitate technical project meetings and translate outcome into project schedules - Ability to oversee and track progress, translating outcomes into executive briefings and weekly status reports - Clear, concise and diplomatic written/verbal communication skills across all levels - Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills - Excellent presentation and customer service skills - Self-motivated team player, able to work cooperatively in a team environment - Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and meet deadlines when required - Effectively manage and solve complex business and technical problems - Aptitude for learning new technologies, applications and business processes Required Skills (5 - 10 Years): - Project Management experience - Multi-million dollar budget management experience - MS Project experience, inclusive of 3rd party vendor schedule integration - Leadership of cross functional, matrixed teams - Current Project Management Professional (PMP) or possess VITA's PM certification - Experience managing large enterprise-wide multi-year complex projects - 3rd party vendor management - Procurement experience Highly Desirable Skills and Experience: - Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in IT Infrastructure Management (e.g. systems, network, storage) initial implementation and migration - Understanding of IT Security best practices inclusive of risk management, security assessments and threat detection software - Familiarity with MS Exchange, Office 365 and MS SharePoint - Knowledge of Help Desk functions (e.g. set up, operational procedures) - 3rd party vendor disentanglement procedures - Public sector or government experience
Apertus Partners Baltimore, Maryland United States , Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Dec 28, 2017
Contractor
The Quality Specialist is part of a team responsible for helping to ensure that our FEP members receive the highest quality care and service possible. This individual, in collaboration with others across the organization, is responsible for quality measurement collection and will use data to identify opportunities and work throughout the organization to implement quality improvement interventions. This individual champions quality improvement across the company. Through relationships will key leads throughout the organization, they carry out the QI Program goals and objectives leading to compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements and progressively increasing health plan performance. This individual is a part of a team of quality professionals to achieve the triple aim: improving health outcomes, reducing cost of care and improving the overall experience for members; as well as, physician satisfaction. Responsibilities: Collaborates with functional leads throughout the organization to assure compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. Uses performance data from quality measurement and QI activities to improve the quality and safety of clinical care and services provided to plan members. Gathers information about work processes and information flows. Documents existing processes in order to evaluate and define new solutions and implementation processes. Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of quality measurement and activities to identify and prioritize process improvements and gaps in care. Utilizes results from population based quality and satisfaction measurement to inform quality improvement interventions for the organization. Serves as liaison between the internal/external business community and the IT organization in order to provide solutions to meet user needs. Maintains knowledge of current accreditation, regulatory and healthcare quality, clinical practices, and quality measurement requirements and standards. Monitors compliance to accreditation and regulatory requirements and engages functional leaders to support quality efforts;. Interprets business needs and issues by gathering, analyzing, documenting and validating user and technical requirements. Translates business requirements into functional specifications, manages changes to specifications, and educates the organization on the proposed direction. Required Skills: Any of the following: Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare related field, Information Technology, computer science or other advanced degree in related field or equivalent experience. 1-3 years of professional experience in business environment (healthcare, public health, health insurance, quality/process improvement or data management). Proven capacity to perform data, business and system analyses and create innovative strategies and work with colleagues to address findings. Experience in or exposure to business process analysis, project planning, work flow, documentation of requirements and acceptance testing. Preferred Skills: At least 2 years of healthcare insurance experience