Job-IT Manager – Application Development

Work Location: Madison, Wisconsin

We are seeking an uncommon professional to join our team as an IT Manager in our Lending IT Services & Distribution group. This newly-created position will manage a group of 5-7 developers that support credit union technology and create software solutions – web, mobile, desktop applications that help with the credit union lending process. The area has a startup mentality and requires the IT Manager to not only manage staff, but can also interact with management and customers in an effort to bring new software solution concepts and ideas to the forefront in order to keep the company competitive within the growing business-to-business as well as direct-to-consumer marketplace. Familiarity managing software developers is needed as well as experience with the software development life cycle to include appropriate methodologies – waterfall, agile, iterative, etc. Prior hands-on experience of programming knowledge is not needed, but preferred.

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Inside Staffing – Sales or Client Side

Some IT staffing firms are setup where there is a dedicated recruiter and a dedicated sales person. This is usually firms that do contract work. Some firms that run direct placement/permanent placement (perm)/FTE staffing will do full cycle – recruit their own candidates and market their own candidates. The articles in the  series typically address the contract side, aka split desk arrangement.

But what is expected of the sales person?

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Job IT Business Analyst Waverly Iowa

Work Location: Waverly, Iowa

We are seeking an uncommon professional to join our team as a IT Business Analyst.

This position is a full time employment position located at our Heritage Way office in Waverly, Iowa, in our IT area that supports our Life & Health and Annuity systems area. The IT Business Analyst will work with a team of 4 other business analysts and 6 application developers handling corporate, product, or functional based projects. Gathering requirements for these projects is part of the role. Interfacing with stake holders and management is also part of the day-to-day duties. In addition to skills found in Business Analysis work the following would be preferable: strong mathematical aptitude due to nature of the products, prior application development experience, insurance/financial industry experience and product management experience.

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Job Programmer I Visual Basic and Cobol Waverly Iowa

Work Location: Waverly, Iowa

We are seeking an uncommon professional to join our team as a Programmer I

This is a full time employment position located in our Waverly, Iowa, office. This is a standard 1st shift, Monday through Friday, position. The Programmer I will be working in our IT area that supports the company’s Annuity product line that consists of a few systems done in Visual Basic, VB.NET, COBOL, ASP/ASP.NET, and MS SQL Server. The aforementioned technologies is what the ideal candidate would possess along with 1-3 years of experience or programming internship.  Assignments are less support and more product driven. Scenarios include, but not limited to, functional updates and implementations, compliance changes – in order to meet the product’s approval throughout different states across the nation, and application enhancements as requested by internal client areas. The team dynamic includes 2 experienced developers, 3 business analysts and 1 manager. Late work hours may be required during testing phases of applications.

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CocoaConf Chicago March 16-17 2012

Chicago is host to CocoaConf 2012, to be held March 16-17. Hey, you could also partake in St Patty’s day festivities in the windy city.

Brad Larson, local to Madison, will be one of the guest speakers!

So if you’re interested in Cocao, iOS, development, head on over to the CocoaConf’s official website for more info.

From the site:

Join us in Chicago for the first CocoaConf of 2012. This March we will gather a hundred iOS and OS X developers for two days packed with cutting edge technical content. Our speakers include developers, trainers, and authors who have been there and done that. And they’re eager to pass on what they’ve learned to all of us.

Opportunities to learn from experts like this don’t come very often, so we want to help you make the most of it. From the classroom arrangement to providing all meals and snacks to keeping the attendee to speaker ratio as low as possible, this event is all about providing you with the best learning experience ever.