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ServiceMesh is still recruiting developers and qa engineers. If you are interested or know anyone that is interested please help get the word out!

Additionally, a local recruiter, Joshua N. McCord, sent me a job description for a QA Engineer position that is open. If you are interested, you can contact him @ jmccord@kforce.com

Lastly, my friend Aaron Rosenberg is looking for a job in Austin. His resume is posted below the Job Description.

Job Description

Our client is a small business that leverages rapid-paced advances in information technology to help satisfy the critical needs of its customers. They have developed a variety of data fusion services that combine data from multiple intelligence sources and provide the intelligence analyst the ability to analyze, filter, and visualize that data. The client also has products and services that provide entity extraction, data management and content tagging of intelligence data. The client delivers and maintains a secure web portal for analyzing and visualizing linked/related data. They are located Southwest Austin and offer a fun and challenging work environment. They have a strong customer base and excellent long-term prospects.

Terms: 6 month contract to hire

Location: 78704

Please email resumes to jmccord@kforce.com
Basic Requirements

Candidate must have the ability to get a security clearance (U.S. Born Citizen)
Working knowledge of Java and some relational database (MySQL/SQL Server)
Web testing, test automation including Junit. — Knowledge of system level testing including API testing and testing in a platform
Linux and Windows scripting
Basic understanding of networks and messaging services like ActiveMQ

Bachelors Degree in C.S. or related field

Preferred Qualifications:
Nice to have: Web UI development.
Experience with web services, tomcat or other JVMs.
Knowledge of Open Source platforms and frameworks like spring and hibernate.

Aaron’s resume:

SKILLS SUMMARY
IT Customer Service professional with BSCI and CCNA certifications. Experience in
project management, customer service, and team leadership. Strong diagnostic and
troubleshooting capabilities include: WAN/ LAN, server and desktop PC hardware and
software.
EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Houston Independent School District: Houston, TX
August 2007 – Present
Interim Technology Lead at Lamar High School
April 2010 – Present
• Plan, set-up and configure software for SCALA system including the purchase of
equipment and installation management
• Direct and execute set-up of mobile classroom to accommodate 500 students
• Manage vendor relations for equipment upgrades, purchases and wireless internet
expansion
• Create and execute training for full time hire to assure smooth transition
• Align school’s technology processes and procedures to district standards
• Provide full-service technology support to staff
• Maintain and update the school website
IT Customer Service Representative (Journey Level)
September 2009 – April 2010
• Supported employees with information technology issues involving applications, data
and educational technologies
• Provided customer support district-wide through the performance of
onsite installation service and repair of complex equipment and systems
• Resolved problems and escalated of customer cases to appropriate personnel while
continually updating management and end-users of status
• Developed, documented and implemented standard operating procedures and
customer service guidelines
Senior Help Desk Analyst
August 2007 – September 2009
• Trained new hires and interns
• Provided initial onsite analysis for down networks/ servers
• Responsible for research and procedures for removal of new virus threats
• Maintained one of the highest and quickest resolution rates
SER Jobs for Progress: Houston, TX
September 2006 – January 2007
IT Intern
• Set up networked printers, coordinated and planned software updates and upgrades
• Designed and implemented corporate network infrastructure and IP Addressing
• Provided full desktop support of 100 personnel at 4 locations including proper use of
Ghost and Sysprep
Maintained and repaired over 300 PCs
EDUCATION
University of Texas: Austin, TX
2007
B.A Management Information Systems

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