Traffic Specialist (Owings Mills, MD)

We are seeking a Traffic Specialist, junior level candidate preferably with traffic management experience in a fast-paced environment. The candidate supporting this position will be detail oriented, resourceful, capable of managing tough deadlines, able to multitask and prioritize, proficient with corporate PC applications and workflow management software. 

Requirements:

  • Previous Agency experience, Adobe CS, Project Management Skill.

  • The ability to prioritize tasks in the request management system (supporting compliance and communication).

  • Internal training will be provided along with training on proprietary systems, however the following candidate experience is required to be considered for the role: previous agency experience (2 years minimum traffic management).

  • While a degree/experience in project management isn't required, this skill would be highly preferred for this position.

Day-to-day:

  • Complete assigned tasks and check the statuses of outstanding tasks assigned and due for the day

  • Determine if there are any roadblocks - Communicate any issues with leadership.

  • Exercise clear communication with various cross-functional partners, clarifying requirements, managing resources, schedules and expectations (should be very agile with change management)

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Data Analyst (Hunt Valley, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Data Analyst. This person is responsible for examining and interpreting data for solutions. They will decide possible solutions, apply methods, summarize details and communicate results. This role is 50% Developer/50% Analyst.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to translate from SQL Queries to SQL code

  • 3+ years of experience in data analytics (SME)

  • 2+ years of experience using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

  • Has an in-depth understanding of SQL reports related to business uses and client needs

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equal years experience

Preferred:

  • Web development environment experience (.Net)

  • Experience with Big Data

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Procurement Analyst (Owings Mills, MD)

The team is looking to hire a Procurement Specialist with procurement experience. In this specific position, the team will require a resource to hit the ground running, and previous experience is a requirement. The contractor will be responsible for supporting the execution of sourcing strategies, which include data analysis, construction of PowerPoint documents, writing/proof-reading RFx documentation, and reviewing supplier proposals.

Previous experience:

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Indirect Procurement Experience

  • Experience in purchasing, supply chain, sourcing, strategic sourcing analyst would be an ideal match

  • Experience within a procurement buying, sourcing, or contract review team is preferred

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Product Manager (Austin, TX or Baltimore, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Product Manager to work with multiple products within the retail industry. They will manage, communicate and own multiple product lifecycles.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in a web, mobile, or other software Product Manager position

  • Experience working on Business to Consumer sales projects

  • Understanding software development and how to interact with design and engineering teams

  • Knowledge of project management principles and ability to own multiple products simultaneously

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Social Responsibility Coordinator (Owings Mills, MD)

Top 3 Skills Required: Project Management, Event Management, Customer Service/Relationship Management.

Preference will be given to candidates with successful individual giving campaigns or corporate social responsibility background. Demonstrated ability to provide customer service and apply sound judgment when dealing with a client (internal associates). 

Proficiency expected with recent Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher, and PowerPoint; and a general comfort level with technology, including websites and social networking.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Platform management – manage event postings and follow up with event owners to ensure the Community Connection platform is up to date.

  • Campaign Management – Lead and manage Giving and Serving campaigns across all TRP locations, globally. This includes managing a diverse group of program ambassadors and communicating with them regularly to execute the program as designed. This also requires developing or updating guidelines, coordinating with internal partners, and managing community partner expectations and requests.

  • Volunteer Team Building Consulting– Manage a high volume of volunteer team building request simultaneously, while maintaining high service levels and exceeding “client” expectations. Consult with internal work groups interested in organizing volunteer events for their work teams. Ask questions to understand goals, expectations, and the desired associate experience. Identify opportunities with nonprofit community partners that meet desired outcomes. 

  • Template Management –Update communication templates and maintain a catalog of standard questions and responses related to Matching Gift questions. 

  • Communication Plans – Consult with internal partners to develop communication plans and related collateral in support of Giving and Serving Campaigns. Execute communications or collaborate with internal partners to execute components of the communication plan. 

  • Monthly Newsletter – Consolidate content from across CSR, package, edit, update details, and deliver final content to Associate Communications, within specific deadlines. Follow-up with team members to ensure content is accurate and final.

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Desktop Technician I (Owings Mills, MD)

The Desktop Configuration Technician devises and executes the solutions for workstation hardware and software issues or for segments of more complex software problems. 

  • Assists with the installation and support of new and upgraded workstation hardware and software and ensures the integrity and optimal operation of the hardware and software as assigned. Assists with recommending, implementing and documenting new hardware and software solutions that improve the associate workstation experience. This also includes suggesting changes to existing policies and procedures or assisting with the creation of new policies or procedures to improve the overall customer experience. 

  • Candidates for a desktop Configuration Technician position should have extensive experience with desktop hardware, software applications, operating systems and network connectivity. 

  • Three to five years of experience installing and supporting PC and laptop hardware and software are preferred, although some employers are willing to substitute work experience for formal education.

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Help Desk (Owings Mils, MD)

All help desk personnel need excellent problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills, along with patience, a positive, customer-friendly attitude and the ability to work in a team environment. In addition, they should have a strong technical understanding of the various hardware, software and networking systems being supported.

Tier 1, an entry-level position, normally requires less than two years of work experience and may require an associate’s degree or completion of coursework at a technical school.

Responsibilities:

  • Taking initial telephone or e-mail inquiries

  • Troubleshooting and managing relatively simple hardware, software or network problems that can be resolved in five minutes or less

  • Recognizing and escalating more difficult problems to Tier 2 support Logging call activity. 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Software Developer (Baltimore, MD)

The team is looking for a Software Development and Support Engineer to join our team in Baltimore. In this role, it is critical to have an excellent understanding of software and application architecture and a demonstrated willingness to learn and apply new technology.

This is a hands-on role which provides an opportunity to solve complex business, data, and technical challenges. As a key contributor throughout the entire application development and support life-cycle, you will be required to think outside the box and bring your best on a daily basis. 

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • Triage and problem solve for our proprietary applications 

  • Work with application end users to profile issue and help with daily tasks through scripting and support tools 

  • Work with the software development team to help translate found bugs into robust test cases 

  • 1 to 3 years coding experience and solid working knowledge of one language such as Java or .Net 

  • Experience working with TSQL (SQL Server a plus) 

  • Ability to read and understand various data structures (SQL, XML, JSON) 

  • Exposure to some of the following concepts: object oriented programming, software engineering techniques, quality assurance, parallel programming, databases, networking, etc. 

  • Understanding of ATDD, TDD, and test automation and desire to write simple, adaptive and iterative code. The following are consider a plus: 

  • Experience building modern web applications, with experience deploying to public or private clouds (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, Rackspace, etc.) 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Derivatives Analyst (Baltimore, MD)

Day-to-day responsibility:

  • Identifying, analyzing and validating the needs for the Derivatives end-to-end lifecycle, including Trade Execution, Valuation, Settlements, Hedge Accounting, etc. 

  • Challenge our internal processes with a view to finding opportunities for improving the derivatives processes making them more efficient and cost effective. 

  • Documenting the business and technical requirements a variety of formats: Business Requirements Document (BRD), Data Mapping Spreadsheets, Use Cases, User Stories 

  • Modeling and analyzing current state processes, identifying gaps, facilitate process changes to address those gaps for future processes. 

  • Data mapping 

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of a range of derivative instruments across asset classes (equity, credit, rates and commodities) 

  • Understanding of Investment Operations and data needs through the trading lifecycle. 

  •  Collaborating with business experts, sponsors, the project manager, tech leads and developers, and quality assurance team to ensure successful, quick delivery 

  • Creative and dynamic approach to problem-solving 

  • Ability to work on own initiative and adhere to strict deadlines 

  • Highly numerate and analytical with an ability to learn quickly and to grasp the intricacies of complex OTC derivatives. 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Salesforce Business Analyst (Owings Mills, MD)

This position is supporting the Salesforce Product Team, working across all distribution channels. The position will attend and facilitate workshops with the business, breaking down features and writing user stories- with associated acceptance criteria within 2-week agile sprints. Additionally, this candidate will document and conduct training for stakeholders and super users and act as a Tier 3 (SME) case manager to respond to escalations and requests and analyzing to provide a solution. 

Responsibilities:

  • Gaining requirements, writing stories and acceptance criteria

  • Configuring Salesforce in an Agile environment in the Salesforce Enterprise Team

  • 3 years minimum experience in the industry as a business analyst and a Salesforce Admin or Dev Certification, with Agile experience.

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

SDET (Linthicum, MD)

We’re looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join our team! We are not looking for Testers; rather we are seeking Software Engineers with a background in development, to focus on developing sophisticated highly technical automated test harnesses. We want technologists with a fresh perspective who are passionate about software quality. You will be involved and hands-on in ensuring quality throughout the entire development lifecycle as the team creates groundbreaking, next-generation applications for n-tier cloud architectures. 

Technical Experience:

  • Solid Java development or .Net Core experience 
  • Experience with automated testing types, tools and techniques (Unit, Functional, Load; JUnit, NUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, ReadyAPI, SoapUI, Jasmine, Karma, Enzyme, etc.) 
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and processes (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.), agile delivery (Rally, Jira) and test-driven (TDD) or business-driven (BDD) development patterns 
  • Experience with RDBMS development (e.g. SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL)  
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, React, etc. is a strong plus 
  • Experience with code versioning and management, including Git 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Informatica Developer (Owings Mills, MD)

We are seeking a senior Informatica ETL developer who can take a lead role on the URS 2.0 project for Investment Operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Extract data from the Investments Data Warehouse (IDW) on Oracle Exadata 
  • Stage data for consumption in URS 2.0 (Sybase) 
  • Build transformations to enable data loads to the URS 2.0 data model 
  • Build event management/job triggers using Autosys 
  • Optimize data processes for high-volume intraday processing 
  • Plan for restart and recovery of processing

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Charles River Manager (Baltimore, MD)

The Portfolio Management technology team is looking for an experienced Charles River Manager Workbench engineer to join our team in exploring how we can best use Manager Workbench to meet the needs of our global Portfolios Managers user base in North America, Europe and Asia. 

Minimum qualifications and responsibilities:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience implementing Charles River with at least 2+ of Manager Workbench
  • Directly contribute to the Manager Workbench implementation, including analyzing and evaluate requirements.
  • Configuring and tuning Manager Workbench to meet Portfolio Management and technical needs, training users, testing workflows and resolving issues.
  • Strong SQL skills with considerable experience in SQL Server and understanding of Manager Workbench table schema.
  • ETL and scripting experience (Kettle, Perl, Powershell, Informatica, SQL Server integration services, Talend, batch, etc.).

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

ETL Developer (Owings Mills, MD)

We are in need of an experienced Software Engineer. This role will fill that of an Informatica Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) developer/engineer. The current project workstream vertical acts as the primary arm for Design and Development of ETL solutions across the Watch List, Transaction and Vendor application. Working with others, the team will consolidate all data sources from different and disparate source systems for comprehensive fraud and anti-money laundering monitoring through the Financial Crime Risk Management (FCRM) system. 

  • Advanced ETL development data conversion and extract strategies/development experience leveraging Informatica PowerCenter. 
  • Solid , current and demonstrable 9.x and 10.x experience and experience with IDQ and other Data Quality tools/concepts. 
  • Unix and Shell scriptings
  • Windows 
  • Oracle and SQL Server/RBDMS. 
  • Strong SQL experience 
  • Code Tuning 
  • Waterfall and Agile knowledgeable 
  • Experience with Fi Serv FCRM application development. 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Security Engineer (Hunt Valley, MD)

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Alderson Loop is looking for a Security Engineer who is responsible for securing IT systems. They will engineer, implement and monitor security measures for computer systems, networks and information.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in building and maintaining security systems.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA Firewalls and working in a Microsoft environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

Preferred:

  • Hands on experience with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Vendor Management Coordinator (Owings Mills, MD)

This position will be responsible for conducting a vendor gap analysis on a recurring basis to conduct a thorough review which assesses residual risk based on the vendor controls, policies, and procedures in accordance with the client's vendor management standards. This person should be able to ensure that a vendor maintains adequate/not adequate controls.

Scorecard: Implement and maintained vendor scorecard to measure performance of vendors with an emphasis on Time, Quality, Support and Compliance improving overall performance.

Governance: Monitored performance of Tier 1 vendors through established governance structure that included monthly service level, contract change, issue management, and financial reviews, as well as quarterly executive meetings to ensure customer expectations were met or exceeded.

Contracts: Participate in and lead contract negotiations with vendors (i.e. renegotiations extensions terminations and new business). 

Additional Job Details:

  • Proficient with MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word 
  • Communicate effectively and negotiate with all levels 
  • Practice well-developed oral and written communication skills 
  • Apply creative thinking to solve problems 
  • Be self-motivated and able to learn on the job with assistance 
  • Be detail oriented organized and can multi-task 
  • Develop working relationships with key internal partners

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Software Development Engineer in Test (Baltimore, MD)

We are looking for a Senior SDET that has Java Engineer experience. We are not looking for Testers; rather, we are seeking Software Engineers with a background in development, to focus on developing sophisticated, highly technical, automated quality platforms. You will be involved and hands-on in ensuring quality throughout the entire development lifecycle as the team creates groundbreaking, next-generation applications for n-tier cloud architectures. This is a “hands-on”, full development lifecycle role that provides an opportunity to infuse quality throughout the development lifecycle by developing and sustaining automated quality platforms to enable application development teams to execute QA activities continuously in the CI/CD pipeline. As a key contributor and a leader, you will be required to think outside the box and bring cutting-edge quality assurance and testing technology and tools in-house.

Technical Experience:

  • Solid Java application development 
  • Experience with automated testing types, tools and techniques (Unit, Functional, Performance; JUnit, NUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, TestNG, Jasmine, Karma, Enzyme, etc.) 
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and processes (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.), agile delivery (Rally, Jira) and test-driven (TDD) or business-driven (BDD) development 
  • Experience in auto-provisioning and teardown of environments and test data 
  • Experience with RDBMS development (e.g. SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL)  
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, React, etc. is a strong plus 
  • Experience with code versioning and management, including Git 

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com

Jr. Production Support Specialist (Baltimore, MD)

Alderson Loop is looking for a Jr. Production Support Specialist. This person is responsible for answering support calls and seeing the problem through to resolution. They will have worked in .net or java applications and customer facing roles. Open to internship experience.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in coding in .net or java and interest in learning more
  • Experience in customer service
  • Experience in finding glitches in applications and ability to fix them and/or ask for necessary assistance from Sr. Developers.

Please send resume to recruiter@aldersonloop.com