Network Engineer (Baltimore, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Senior Network Engineer that will be responsible for implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network-based systems. The network engineer is part of a collective team of engineers which maintain critical, high availability network systems that support business applications for our users, customers, and suppliers. 

Qualifications: 

  • 7-10 years of hands on Network engineering experience preferable

  • CISCO Certification required

  • Strong skills in Layer 2 technologies (Spanning-Tree, VLAN, VPC). 

  • Strong skills in Layer 3 technologies (Routing protocols: BGP and EIGRP) 

  • Strong skills in site-to-site VPN connectivity and similar technologies

  • Proficient understanding of data center network architecture including Cisco Nexus, VDCs and VRFs

  • Must be available to be part of a rotational on-call schedule

Preferred:

  • Palo Alto Certification or experience

  • Experience / Certification in Information Security

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Network Engineer)

Change Communications Lead (Baltimore, MD)

This position supports firm-wide change initiatives that involve the transition of people, processes and technology. Developing and managing clear and consistent communications are a key success factor for the program. Day-to-day: 85% communications ranging from the creation of rode show materials on RIO project to all levels of TRP (wide ranging role) and 15% external client communication.

Requirements: 

  •  10+ years of professional experience in communications. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of developing and executing communication strategy from an enterprise-level.

  • Experience with writing and executing change management communications to stakeholders and program sponsors.

  • Understanding of program evolution and change management

  • Experience with writing and executing change management communications to stakeholders and program sponsors 

Preferred:

  • Prosci trained/knowledge of ADKAR process

  • Experience in Financial-services industry

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Change Communications Lead)

Production Support Consultant (Owings Mills, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Production Support Consultant that will be responsible for the support of external and internal websites and applications. They will resolve operational issues for systems such as Individual Investor public site, Plan View Portal, and RPS Plan Management tools. They will also be able to provide 24x7/365 support through on-call rotation.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with relational databases, especially Oracle and DB2

  • Experience with IBM Websphere Application Server (WAS) v6 and v7

  • Experience with WebSphere Studio Application Developer/Rational Application Developer tools

  • Experience with Unix Operating Systems such as Solaris, AIX

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl and C/K-Shell

  • Proficient in several of the following: HTML, DHTML, Struts, Servlets, JSP, JSF, EJB2.0, JNDI, JMS, JDBC, JavaMail, JavaScript, Applets, RMI, Java Multi Threading, Web Services, Spring

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Production Support)

WebEx Moderator/Operator (Windsor Mill, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a WebEx Moderator/Operator. This person is responsible for scheduling, set up and execution of moderated WebEx conferences. They will collect participant information and/or administer a question and answer session.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional communication and grammar to speak confidently to groups or online with stakeholders

  • Adaptable to new technologies, process improvements and changes in a fast-moving environment

  • Experience working in Microsoft PowerPoint, WebEx, Zoom, Go To Meeting, Adobe Connect.

Preferred:

  • 3+ years of experience working in an office environment/customer service

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: WebEx Moderator)

Lean Six Sigma Project Manager (Hunt Valley, MD)

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is responsible for leading efforts that are focused on process improvements and service delivery advancement. Working with many areas of the company including Commercial, Finance, Operations and Information Technology. This person uses a variety of skills to identify, analyze and implement opportunities for improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

  • Experience leading process improvement efforts focused in a service, financial or manufacturing environment

  • Project management experience

  • Previous experience in consulting with clients (internal/external) 

Preferred:

  • Education – master’s degree in business or related field

  • Experience and certification as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Experience with Minitab statistical software is desired.

  • Able to understand business processes and systems impact

  • Able to successfully interface with all levels and areas of the organization and establish close working relationships

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Lean Six Sigma Project Manager)

Data Analyst (Baltimore, MD)

The Data Analyst role is critical to ensure that Front Office Technology Reference, Analytical and Operational data are regarded as accurate, timely, reliable and trusted by business stakeholders. The Data Analyst accomplishes this goal by proactive monitoring and management of critical datasets and detecting data anomalies (e.g., accuracy and timing) and work with Front Office Technology counterparts to enrich the data.
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years related experience 

  • At least 2 years’ experience in data management by one or a combination of the following: creating or maintaining complex databases; writing and executing reports to query databases; analyzing and presenting; serving as a data steward 

  • Strong SQL skills 

  • Develop SQL queries or use available data profiling applications to perform data analysis based on business requirements and data profiling reports 

  • Strong Knowledge of Oracle, Informatica, Unix Shell scripting, Autosys scheduling tools 

  • Plan, design, develop, modify, debug and evaluate moderately complex software primarily for ETL and data warehousing/reporting applications 

  • Support the creation of test plans, conduct unit tests of ETL mappings, stored procedures, and data validation scripts

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Data Analyst)

Entry-Level QA Tester I (Hunt Valley, MD)

We have an opening for a Junior Manual Tester (entry level is accepted as well).  This position will involve manual testing of web applications.  Some exposure to automated testing tools is beneficial, but not required.

Required Skills:

  • 6 months to 2 years of Software Testing experience (Internships acceptable)

  • Responsible for doing manual testing of web applications

  • Desire to learn automated testing

  • Self-started with willingness to learn new skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Preferred:

  • Experience or understanding of testing API’s

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: QA Tester)

Healthcare Data Engineer (Nashville, TN)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Healthcare Data Engineer to extract, transform, and load data into a proprietary software platform. Along with a strong technical ability, the ideal candidate will be a creative and tenacious problem-solver. This person will possess superior communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate across multiple teams both within and outside of the organization.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years ETL experience with healthcare data to support data archiving and migrations between EHR/EMR Systems

  • Ability to analyze client requirements, develop extraction plans, and transformative plans and implement those plans

  • 1+ years programming experience in JSP, JavaScript and SQL and ability to write complex SQL queries

  • 1+ years with Hibernate or Spring or similar frameworks

Preferred:

  • SQL skills is a variety of dialects (MS, MySQL, AWS Aurora and Oracle)

  • In-depth knowledge of at one least EMR system

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Healthcare Data Engineer)

Change Management Consultant (New York)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Change Management Consultant to design and manage a communications program that supports transformation initiatives. These include initiatives aimed at modernizing our software engineering practices, simplifying our technology estate, upskilling our IT talent pool, and improving the quality and value of our data. We are looking to support the business by hiring a Change Communications consultant to work closely with the management team to craft an overall communications strategy, as well as communication plans for its multiple initiatives. This includes conducting audience analyses, crafting key messages, authoring content and broadcasting it via a range of internal channels (e.g., email, social media, town halls, management forums, webinars, etc.). 

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in business technology communication roles and be able to provide laser focus on deliverables and meeting tight deadlines

  • Experience with writing and executing change management communications to stakeholders and program sponsors for technology teams

  • Strong consultative skills, capable of assessing the organizational impact of large-scale IT change programs, and designing communications strategies to support them 

  • Proven project management experience and the ability to prioritize and multi-task while also meeting deadlines 

  • Prior experience working in a technology organization, preferably within financial services 

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Change Management Consultant)

Data Analyst (Owings Mills, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Data Analyst to support the Sr. Manager of Non-Associate Labor. Day to Day of this position: HR Vendor Management tasks - reporting, SharePoint site build/maintain, create dashboards, supporting business/vendor managers. 

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of work experience as reporting analyst

  • BA experience

  • Advanced Excel Skill (dashboards, pivot tables/charts, vlookup, etc.) 

  • Must be able to analyze and interpret data, with a strong communication skill set

Preferred:

  • SharePoint experience

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Data Analyst)

Sr. Risk Analyst (Owings Mills, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Sr. Risk Analyst that will support performance of supplier due diligence/risk assessments by: soliciting updated information on status of supplier engagements from business unit stakeholders; updating system data to reflect current status; ensuring that records are internally consistent by applying provided criteria; and by reconciling system data with reports from other, related systems. The position is likely also to support the inherent risk evaluation / supplier tiering process by soliciting additional information from business unit stakeholders and creating and distributing risk assessment templates for use by risk assessors. 

Qualifications: 

  • Position may evolve into conducting initial due diligence/risk assessments on assigned suppliers by evaluating the adequacy of the suppliers’risk controls

  • Assessing the adequacy of the evidence provided for the existence and operation of those controls

  • Recommending options to mitigate undesirable risks

  • Documenting and tracking risk response to the closure

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Sr. Risk Analyst)

Jr. Risk Analyst (Owings Mills, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Jr. Risk Analyst that will conduct initial due diligence/risk assessments on assigned suppliers by evaluating the adequacy of the suppliers’ risk controls; assessing the adequacy of the evidence provided for the existence and operation of those controls; recommending options to mitigate undesirable risks, and documenting and tracking risk response to the closure. 

Qualifications:

  • Background in risk assessments: fourth party risk; business continuity; legal and regulatory compliance; human resources; incident reporting; physical security; privacy; and risk management. 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Jr. Risk Analyst)

Telecom Systems Engineer (Chevy Chase, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Telecom Systems Engineer. This person is responsible for client/application and infrastructure implementation and support. They will have strong technical leadership to drive large deployments throughout the organization.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of hands on support of VoIP telephony systems

  • 3+ years of experience with Cisco Unified Communications, Call Manager, Unity Connection and Cisco Contact Center for Enterprise (UCCE) Infrastructure

  • Experience with other relevant Cisco products, like CTIOS, Finesse, Cisco Unified Intelligence Center CUIC

  • Experience working with Collaboration tools like Jabber, Instant Messaging and Presence (IM&P), Spark and WebEx

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Telecom Systems Engineer )

Jr. Data Analyst (Sparks, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Data Analyst that will operate with energy & pace every day to support the delivery of strategic initiatives. They will organize and analyze data from different data sources to provide reporting, actionable intelligence, and strategic insights and collaborate with teams in order to develop business solutions.

Qualifications:

• Experience working with data and conducting analysis

• Proficient in the core MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Knowledge of Power BI and SQL will be a plus

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Jr. Data Analyst)

Compliance Analyst (Owings Mills, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Compliance Analyst that will provide proactive consulting and compliance support to associates, internal stakeholders and strategic clients with respect to the development, production, and delivery execution of duties that support distribution objectives. This position serves as a central point of contact for assigned compliance oversight functions to ensure adherence to external regulations and internal policies and procedures as  well as process consistency and controls. This may include (all, some or one) those governed by SEC, DOL, IRS, and FINRA. 
Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Financial Services Industry

  • Prior experience in a compliance role, Excel (advanced) 

Preferred: 

  • Knowledge of SEC and FINRA rules

  • Project Management skills

  • Salesforce

  • Vendor Compliance Systems (ex: Star) 

  • Contract and Compliance Review 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Compliance Analyst)

Informatica MDM Production Support (Owings Mills, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for an individual that will be responsible for the support of Informatica suite platform administration both on-prem and in the cloud. Thorough understanding of development and architecture is required, this is a platform administration position. Ability to configure the Informatica suite per developer requirements and workbenches to build an organization’s data model, and configure and execute the MDM Hub data management processes such as the landing, staging, trust, load, match, and merge.  

Qualifications: 

• Informatica Administrator Certification - preferred 

• 4+ years of Informatica administration experience working in a platform administration capacity 

• 6+ years SDLC experience working with aggressive timelines for solution delivery 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Informatica)

Network Engineer (Chevy Chase, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Network Engineer. This person is responsible for designing, testing, and building of new and re-engineered network functionality. They will provide support and resolution to end-user issues.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in implementing new WAN circuits/services.

  • Experience working with VPN, LAN, and Firewalls.

  • Experience working in Python and PowerShell.

  • Experience working with CA Performance Center, Cisco Prime, NetMRI, Splunk.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working in a large enterprise environment.

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Network Engineer)

Support Analyst/Jr. Developer (Baltimore, MD)

We are looking for a Jr. Support Analyst with interest in learning more about development. This will be a support person for the development team assisting in glitches, running simple queries, assisting users with support tickets and doing some light development.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with SQL Server, C#, Javascript, IIS, SSRS and Source Code Control

  • Willingness to dive into possible issues and seeing them to their conclusion

  • Development skills to support off the shelf software and custom in-house software

Preferred:

  • Experience in TFS/GIT

  • Experience with Microsoft DevOps

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Support Analyst/Jr. Developer)

Middleware Engineer (Chevy Chase, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Middleware Engineer. This person is responsible for installation, configuration, deployment and upgrades of Middleware.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in J2EE deployments on two of the following operating systems: LINUX: Preferably SUSE, Red Hat; UNIX: AIX; Windows: Windows 2008 or above.

  • 4+ years of experience in Middleware products like JBOSS, Tomcat and Apache.

  • Experience working in Linux shell scripting

  • Experience working in large scale J2EE deployments, Java programming or Software Life Cycle.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working in Websphere MQon the mainframe or distributed

  • Previous experience using Redhat ActiveMQ

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Middleware Engineer)

Program Manager (Sparks, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a program manager on the business side, to coordinate all activities across the program, outside of the actual system implementation. This role will be central to the successful implementation of a new platform for one of our largest service offerings, delivering an improved experience for our clients and efficiency for our company. 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Project / Program Management experience

  • Background in delivering NON-IT deliverables 

  • A proven track record for consistently delivering results and effectively meeting program milestones

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills coupled with superior ability to creatively solve problems

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com (Subject line: Program Manager)