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Job Seekers

If you’re simply looking for a quick fix or your next paycheck, Swoon isn’t the place for you.

If you want someone who has your back and exhausts all resources to find your dream job, this could be the beginning of a beautiful partnership.

We use all the tools at our disposal to find a job where we think you’ll be a rock star. And once we find that opening, we will work on your behalf to make sure you’re getting what you deserve. We even negotiate your terms so you’re getting the best deal.

Contingent or permanent, we take the time to find what makes you tick. Then we market your strengths so everyone wins in the end.

Take a look at some of the opportunities below.

Jobs

Swoon is hiring internally in Chicago and San Diego!

We’re looking for Recruiting and Sales rock stars to join our team.
Click here to find out more, or check out openings with our clients below.
 
Direct Hire

Biostatistician – Northfield, IL

Our client is a non-profit advocate for lab medicine located in Northfield, IL. They are constantly growing and looking to add a Biostatistician to their Biostatistics Team.

Full-Time/Direct Hire opportunity helping them provide evaluations that will improve the practice of laboratory medicine and increase the quality of patient care.

Salary: $80,000 - $95,000
Unable to sponsor.

Top 3 Requirements:
· Master’s degree in applied statistics or biostatistics
· 2+ years of experience as a statistician or biostatistician
· Some SAS programming experience

Daily Responsibilities:
· Performing statistical analysis projects using SAS and/or S-Plus
· Act as the statistical consultant to company members, committees, and staff
· Provide timely and accurate statistical and data analysis for designing studies, managing data, and collaborating with project partners to prepare analysis plans, including timeline for deliverables, and providing programming expertise on assigned projects.
· Responsible for conducting individual analyses on projects, providing statistical consulting
· Assisting in the development and review of committee manuscripts, and partnering with Proficiency Testing Operations and Technical staff to analyze and troubleshoot data anomalies.

Benefits:
· PTO
· Paid Holidays
· Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription drug coverage, flexible spending, life, and short- and long-term disability insurance
· Tuition Reimbursement
· Retirement Plan
· Wellness Programs
· Employee Assistance Program
· Flexible Hours

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Network Administrator – Chicago, IL

One of our clients is a laid-back and collaborative law firm located in downtown Chicago. They are seeking a Network Administrator for their team. Perks include a 35-hour work week and “dress for your day,” meaning you can wear jeans if you’d like!  

Job Description & Day-to-day responsibilities:
• Managing the network and servers of environment that supports 150 users
• Installing new server and server software
• Support virtualized environment (VMWare) and network infrastructure
• Remote access using Citrix

Experience Requirements:
• Expert-level knowledge (5 years+) in supporting networking infrastructure of a law firm – including structured wiring & virtualized servers, Active Directory
• Deep knowledge of remote-access configuration (especially Citrix)
• Backup & disaster recovery system experience
• Impeccable troubleshooting, communication, and customer service skills
• Experience with legal applications: Webview, LegalBar, Deltaview, etc., a plus

Perks:
• “Dress for your day” casual dress code
• 35-hour work with paid overtime (when overtime necessary)
• Merit bonus
• 18 days PTO in first year

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Sr. QA Engineer – Chicago, IL

One of our Chicago based clients is in need of a Sr. QA Engineer for a fantastic direct hire role. This position will have you leading tests for their most important systems which are responsible for the collection, management and share of millions of review and ratings every month for their clients. This QA engineer will use the extensive knowledge of API testing and backend technologies to produce a high quality, speed and repliabilities software to 1,000’s of major client brands and and almost countless number of customers.

This QA engineer will work with backend and frontend developers as well as a team of QA engineers to develop innovative automated tests that will seamlessly integrate into their continuous integration framework. You will get the chance to work with the new technologies for the field and become a subject matter exper of the most modern test concepts and tools.

Key Responsibilities:
· Locate and fix bug issues during the development of new features.

o This client is all about automation. Design and implementation of creative automated tests to verify new and existing features.

· Collaborate with developers in code reviews.

· Willingness to become an QA Engineer expert.

· Always bettering the automation of their department, tests, and deployment process.

Required Skills:
· Minimum of 3 years working as a QA engineer who has designed automated tests.

· Very familiar with API and Web-services testing and tools like JMeter, SOAPUI, or Postman.

· Ability to work with a Continuous Integration tool.

· Must be authorized to work in the US (cannot sponsor a Visa).

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Sr. Software Engineer – Northbrook, IL

This position will require the employee to work on site at our client’s office in their Northbrook, IL HQ.

Responsibilities
Make quality source code, that includes documentation and high level designs. Implement unit tests, and preform code reviews for the team when necessary.
Comfortable working in an Scrum/Agile environment.
May need to lead and perform solution analysis, software review, requirements analysis, Identification of code metrics, software reliability analysis and system risk analysis.
Participate in application database design, being comfortable with large database environments.
Research and recommend software tools. Management is always listening.

Requirements and desired skills
5+ years of development using C# or close object orientated language.
3-5 years with Microsoft development.
Working knowledge of C#, ASP.Net, Microsoft SQL.
Source control management like Git.
Developing using MVC principles.
BS in computer science or comparable degree.
Huge plus if you have experience in AWS
Would be a plus if you also have experience in Java/J2EE, JavaScript, and AngularJS.

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Interactive Developer/Front End Developer-permanent opening

Our client is a rapidly growing marketing agency in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, IL. Looking for junior web developers that are familiar with front end technologies including CSS, HTML, and Javascript to develop interactive websites and applications

Main responsibilities to include:
Work on long term client, and in-house projects
Collaborate with Technical Architects and Software Engineers to integrate display- and server-side code
Collaborate with Interactive Design Director to meet usability goals
Collaborate with Designers and Art Directors to implement brand identity
Create interactive, static, and parallax scrolling websites

Candidates should have 2+ years of Front End Development experience using HTML, CSS, and Javascript technologies

Agency experience preferred, not required

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Senior System Administrator – Chicago, IL

Swoon Group is seeking two Senior Systems Administrators for direct hire in downtown Chicago, IL! Great opportunity to work in the growing clean energy sector, one of the fastest growing industries in 2016!

One Sr. System Administrator will focus on Hosting Services & Virtualization; One Sr. System Administrator will focus on Application Support.

Hosting Services & Virtualization Position Focus:
· Work with servers, cloud services
· Break/fix, patching, maintain server suite
· NetApp SAN
Configure and administer virtualization deployments (VMWare, Hyper-V)

Application Support Position Focus:
· Active Directory
· Microsoft Exchange
· SharePoint

Additional Responsibilities for both positions:
Provide third and fourth level support & maintenance
Utilize industry best practices to setup and administer systems (servers, PCs, appliances, peripherals)
Upgrade, install and troubleshoot software and systems
Manage all network and systems proactive monitoring
Responsible for network security and applicable NERC Cyber Security requirements
Business continuity/disaster recovery (backups, documented DRPs, mock scenario tests)
Asset management, document system standards for computer and network devices
Participate in a 24/7 production support rotation as needed (approx. one week every two months)

Experience & Skills Desired:
Minimum 10 years related work experience with increasing responsibilities
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Knowledge of computer systems, hardware, software, security, peripheral equipment
Helpdesk experience necessary
Experience supporting, implementing and/or administering systems:
Microsoft Windows Active Directory
Microsoft Server, Web Servers
Microsoft SQL Server/Oracle relational database systems
Red Hat Linux
Cisco networking hardware
Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field preferred
Facilitation, change management, and strong analytical skills needed

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Full-Stack Developer – Chicago, IL

Our client, a rapidly growing SaaS company in Chicago that provides automated marketing and sales for small businesses.

Full-Time/Direct Hire Mid-Senior Level Full Stack Developer to join a company that is quickly growing and extending their platform.

Salary: $75,000 - $110,000

Culture:
· Ability to make direct contributions to the company.
· Work/Life Balance
· Hard work is noticed and rewarded
· Opportunities for growth and learn new technology.

Top 3 Required Skills & Experiences:
· 2 - 5 years of experience with PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, and Modern Framework
· Experience with SaaS platforms and/or Cloud platforms
· Strong desire to work with a small team and learn new technologyYour responsibilities will include:
· Working on mostly back-end infrastructure and features for web applications
· Create new ideas and investigate tricky bugs
· Prototyping and optimizing existing features
· Debugging and resolving platform issues

Perks:
· Catered lunches
· Stocked kitchen
· Free Metra & CTA transportation
· 401 k contributions
· Medical, dental, life insurance

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

IT Service Desk Manager – Chicago, IL


POSITION OVERVIEW

Our client downtown is seeking an IT Service Desk Manager who will manage the performance of Level 1 and Level 2 services & support to clients, ensuring that service levels are achieved and customer expectations are met or exceeded.
Looking for candidates with experience managing Help/Service Desks, with great ideas for improvement and growth! Awesome opportunity to work with an established company in the alternative energy sector.

RESPONSIBILITIES
· Manage the End User Computing support team (Level 1 / 2 Service Desk Specialists), ensuring they meet and exceed performance and service expectations
· Train, coach and mentor, and provide career development to Service Desk Specialists
· Participate in the design and continual improvement of a 24x7 end user support model
· Maintain the support team's performance to internal SLAs around ticket resolution, average wait time, and overall improving the customer satisfaction
· Provide dashboards, metrics, and KPIs to manage, support the support processes
· Drive “Ticket Deep Dive” and develop strategies for improvement
· Monitor and manage phone queue (participating in escalated calls as needed)
· Resource and equipment budgeting oversight

REQUIRED SKILLS
· BA/BS degree preferred
· 7+ years of work experience leading an IT service desk or technical resources
· Broad knowledge of IT, infrastructure, and supported technologies
· Experience creating or improving service desk processes required
· Customer focused, driven, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
· Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to direct and oversee others
· Talent development, coaching and mentoring skills

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Applications Analyst – Chicago, IL

Our client is a global real estate investment firm in Chicago offering a beautiful office space, flexible schedules, autonomy, a great benefits package including transit benefits, and they're open to new technology!

Looking to hire a Full-Time/Direct Applications Analyst to join the technical team that supports an international operation.

75% automation, 25% application support, and some development.

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 + Bonus

Top 3 Requirements:

· 1-3 years of experience supporting applications in a production environment
· Experience with the SQL BI stack (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS)
· Experience with VB.NET development

Daily Responsibilities:

· First line of support for internal and 3rd party systems
· Develop solutions using VB.NET and the Microsoft BI stack
· Work with IT and Helpdesk to resolve issues and deploy solutions
· Create and maintain requirement documentation, analysis, and status reporting
· Coordinate internal and external resources to accomplish objectives; including change management

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Senior Network Engineer – Chicago, IL

Permanent Senior Network Engineer opening with a global investment management firm in Downtown Chicago!

Are you an individual that appreciates working for technologically progressive leadership, in a professional, collaborative environment? This firm is looking for a senior network engineer with a desire to design, implement, configure, and administer the hardware and software to support a global business of over 300 employees. With an average tenure of well over 8 years, this firm's employees are dedicated and have found a long term home for professional development and career success.

Qualifications

· 5-7 years of IT engineering/architecture experience
· Microsoft Exchange expertise
· An extensive background working with Active Directory
· Core networking skills including: routing, switching, firewalls, DNS, tunneling, WAN acceleration, Wireless, etc.
· Strong understanding of project management methodologies, and the SDLC
· Experience working in a virtualized environment

Perks/Compensation

· Base+bonus structure
· Generous PTO
· Benefits, 401k
· Company contribution to future certifications
· Consistently updated technologies
· Lots of office snacks, and chef onsite
· Access to gym onsite

Job Type: Full-time

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

UX Designer – Chicago, IL

UX Designer
Contract to Hire OR Direct Hire
Chicago, IL

POSITION DESCRIPTION - UX DESIGNER

50% UX - Design and develop UX strategy and experience for web and mobile products using journey maps, wireframes, prototypes and other artifacts; utilize research to interpret needs and wants of users to validate designs
40% UI - Partner with UI to assess and optimize the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in usability testing and interpreting analytics data assist to define, maintain and enforce user interface design best practices and standards
10% Client Interaction & Strategy Management - Partner with clients to understand their requirements and goals; build rapport with the design and development team to produce high quality work; participate in bi-weekly client meetings/ updates and brainstorming sessions/ presentations

MUST HAVE:

2+ years of experience in UX Design experience with the ability to create wireframes and visual design comps and move concepts from from initial concept to prototyping to implementation - ideally from an Agency setting
Ability to lead design, architecture and optimization of websites or applications for B2C and transactional-focused interfaces within an agile environment - demonstrated through online portfolio
Proven experience working with Adobe Creative Suite and associated design tools (Sketch)

NICE TO HAVE:

Strong understanding of HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript or WordPress
Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Sr. SQL Database Administrator – Ann Arbor, MI

Our client is one of the world's top brands bringing technology and innovation to the Ann Arbor, MI area!

Willing to Relocate!

Seeking a Sr. SQL Database Administrator to manage a DB platform.

Salary: $80,000 - $110,000 + Bonus
Excellent benefits available!

Top 3 Required Skills:

· 10+ years of experience as a DBA in a mixed operating system environment
· Proficiency with DB2, Hadoop, and SQL Server including SQL Always-On
· Experience with data modeling

Daily Responsibilities:

· Develop methods for assessing database performance
· Drive infrastructure design for DW & Ecomm platforms
· Lead in the development and enhancement of production applications
· Lead team members through supporting RDMS systems
· Guide teams through new service implementations
· Provide technical support for the database environment
· Monitor regular backup maintenance and perform backup recovery exercises
· Design and implement data architecture
· 7X24 monitoring of Production Database Application Server Components
· Perform database upgrades and patches
· Perform database server installation, configuration and set-up

Applications reviewed by Deshanna Crockett.

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Mid-Level Web Developer – Lincolnshire, IL

Mid-Level Web Developer

Full-Time/Direct Hire

Our client near Lincolnshire, IL is a publishing company looking to hire an eager and passionate Web Developer that is willing to wear many hats while build health informational web sites.

Salary: $60,000 - $80,000

Perks:

· No travel or 80 hour weeks
· Work from home option available after 6 months
· Casual and collaborative space

If you like the idea of building innovative features for a company whose core mission is to help people find the best solutions for their ongoing health problems — let's talk!

Top 3 Experience Requirements

· 2-5 years of experience with PHP and Drupal (WordPress or Joomla are acceptable)
· Experience with a variety of websites and/or mobile apps
· Must be self-disciplined and a team player

What are the job responsibilities?

· Re-launching our doctor directory with new features and a fresh look
· Creating custom Drupal modules
· Crafting and testing site features for desktop and mobile to improve traffic metrics and advertising revenue
· Creating an author portal, media asset management utility, and an automated advertising system
· Enhancements to our new forums system in (Vanilla Forums)

Applications reviewed by Deshanna Crockett.

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Stack Developer (PHP) – Chicago, IL

Our client, a rapidly growing SaaS company in Chicago that provides automated marketing and sales for small businesses.

Full-Time/Direct Hire Full Stack Developer (PHP) to join a company that is quickly growing and extending their platform.

Salary: $75,000 - $110,000

Culture:

· Ability to make direct contributions to the company.
· Work/Life Balance
· Hard work is noticed and rewarded
· Opportunities for growth and learn new technology.

Top 3 Required Skills & Experiences:

· 2 - 7 years of experience with PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL
· Experience with modern framework i.e. Angular.JS, Ember.JS, or Node. JS
· Strong desire to work with a small team and learn new technology

Your responsibilities will include:

· Working on mostly back-end infrastructure and features for web applications
· Create new ideas and investigate tricky bugs
· Prototyping and optimizing existing features
· Debugging and resolving platform issues

Perks:

· Catered lunches
· Stocked kitchen
· Free Metra & CTA transportation
· 401 k contributions
· Medical, dental, life insurance

Applications reviewed by Deshanna Crockett

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Full-time Sr. Network Engineer – Jasper, IN

Our client in Jasper, IN. is an innovative company manufacturing home fashion solutions for customers across the country.

Due to internal promotions, they are seeking a full-time/direct hire Sr. Network Engineer to handle the routing, switching, hardware, and their new SIP lines.

Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 + Bonus
Open to non-local candidates
Sponsorship not available.

Top 3 Requirements:

· 5+ years of experience managing LAN/WAN including CISCO routers, switches, VOIP
· Knowledge of SIP; experience with configuration is a plus
· Experience with change management

Daily Responsibilities:

· Plan, design and implement network systems
· Implement LAN/WAN in a highly available architecture and document all processes/procedures
· Drive best practices, operating/service excellence, and process improvement
· Install, support and maintain network backup, restore and recovery to support business continuity and disaster recovery
· Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access
· Review opportunities and provide continuous improvement for services rendered to customers
· Ensure network and network services are current by patching and upgrading
· Understand ITIL or service delivery process and execute the process
· Design and implement proactive monitoring processes for detecting, reporting, and resolving system issues
· Handle customer escalation calls.

Interested? Please reach out to Deshanna Crockett at: Deshanna.crockett@swoonstaffing.com or call 312-286-3630.

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Developer – Chicago, IL

Developers of all kinds!

Currently we are seeking top notch developers of all kinds to work fulltime for our clients. We are currently working with some amazing Chicago based companies who are in need of top talent. These applications are highly technical and our clients are implementing bleeding edge technology.

Due to the tasks at hand that need to be resolved we are recruiting several different types of developers to accomplish what is needed.
· iOS Developers
· Frontend Developers
· Backend/Full Stack Developers

What we are looking for skills in the following:

· iOS Developers: iOS SDK, XCODE, Objective-C or Swift, and UIKit,
· Frontend Developers: JavaScript, HTML/CSS, AngularJS, jQuery, Ionic or Cordova or PhoneGap.
· Backend/Full Stack Developers: Java, Spring, Hibernate, and Ruby, Python, Node.js, and AWS would be nice to have.
· Experience working in an Agile environment
· Good understanding of software development lifecycle

If this sounds like something that you would like to hear more about this contact Shawn Guiney 312-450-1800 or shawn.guiney@swoonstaffing.com

Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

Lead .Net Developer – Northbrook, IL

Our client, an IT health information company located in Northbrook, IL is looking for a Lead .Net Developer for a fantastic direct hire role! The Lead .Net Developer will be responsible for the following:

  • Lead and perform solution analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, and software reliability analysis.
  • Make specific determinations about system performance, and review changes in code and environment that can affect system performance with recommendations.
  • Help out with the implementation of our solution within client solutions.
  • Research and recommend software tools to management. Perform current technology assessment on an on-going basis to determine areas of improvement.
  • Design and author quality source code, including documentation of code, high level and detail level designs as needed. Implement unit tests as required for thorough code coverage. Review team source code, as necessary.
  • Interested Lead .Net Development candidates must have:

  • 5+ years development using C# or comparable object oriented language.
  • 3-5 years Microsoft development.
  • Knowledge of C#, ASP.NET, Java J2EE, Oracle RDBMS and Microsoft SQL Server as tools and platforms is necessary to work across our complete spectrum of product lines and technologies. A subset of these technologies is required to work on the applications and products.
  • BS in Computer Science or comparable discipline.
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    Contract

    IT Auditor – Racine, WI

    IT Auditor is needed in Racine, Wisconsin. Will develop, direct, plan and evaluate internal audit programs for an organization's information systems and related procedures to ensure compliance with the organization's policies, procedures and standards.

    Must have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering or related
    • Minimum 2+ years of professional work experience in IT Audit
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    .NET Software Engineer Lead – Lisle, IL

    .NET Software Engineer Lead with 7+ years of experience is needed in Lisle, Illinois. Will be responsible for designing and developing innovative web and console applications. Will also be responsible for perform design, coding, testing, implementation, and documentation of solutions.

    Must have:

    · BS in Computer Science

    · Experience with .NET 4.5x development, MSCE

    · Ability to translate functional designs into technical designs, and conversely to translate complex information into common terms

    · Must be a strong technical leader who can prioritize well and has the ability to work in environments with competing and alternating priorities, with a constant focus on delivery

    · Previously experience being accountable for partnering with key roles (enterprise architects, infrastructure, etc.) to create solutions that are aligned to architecture standards and principles, leverage common solutions and services.

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    Digital Marketing Manager—Chicago, IL

    · Looking for a talented marketing candidate with strong skills in strategy and analytics to drive Digital Marketing efforts for a rapidly growing software company in downtown Chicago
    · Main responsibilities to include:
    o Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience and develop creative growth strategies.
    o Conceptualize, develop and implement Digital Marketing Strategy for email, social media, and display advertising campaigns
    o Oversee third party contractors in relation to SEO efforts and Content Optimization
    o Provide clear and concise metrics to measure the success of marketing campaigns based on concrete analytical evidence
    o Maintain an understanding of the target market to ensure Digital Strategy is continually evolving to stay competitive in the market.
    o Contribute to the overall internal growth and innovation of the company
    · Candidates should have 3+ years of demonstrated SEO/SEM experience, and proven success utilizing Google Analytics to drive leads and experience creating content for Social Media Platforms

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    Data/Reporting Specialist – Monroeville, PA

    • 0-2 years of experience.

    • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

    • Verifiable High School Diploma or GED is required. Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.

    • Must be comfortable working with Excel. Pivot table experience is not required, but is a plus.

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    Software Developer – Plano, TX

    · Looking for talented candidates who is passionate about working with highly talented and expert team and can perform following. * Creating and designing automation frameworks that work across multiple devices and platforms * Creating tests for complex systems of features and test multiple integrated APIs * Building automated tests using existing tools and frameworks to expose defects in product code * Working directly with Developers, QA Engineers, and Technical Program Managers to ensure proper development and quality of our applications and platforms * Promote QA productivity through automation, tools, and other best practices * Work in an agile development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff *

    · Should be able to manually execute any test scenario. This will be required to debug any failed test case. * Exploratory skills to explore scenarios around bugs * Knowledge of Windows crash dump analysis. Qualifications: * BS+ in Computer Science, Computer Eng. * 6+ yrs as Solid programming and Testing exp , at least 4+years of Automation Development experience in C/C++ or Python or similar language *

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    UX Copywriter – San Francisco, CA

    Can you give personality to functional features? Do you and your words have influence? We should talk. Are you passionate about the power of analytics and experimentation to transform and optimize user experience and long-term organizational profitability? If this is you, read on.

    Write engaging, informative, conversion-driving UI copy across desktop and native apps (iOS and Android).

    • Contribute to testing optimization and user research.
    • Follow brand voice and style guidelines to solve tough user experience and business challenges with words.
    • 3+ years experience writing successful e-commerce content for both desktop and native apps
    • Ability to write for a range of emotion and tone, content types, communication goals and market segments
    • Knowledge of industry style guides such as Yahoo!, AP and Chicago Manual

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    ETL / BIG Data Engineer

    ETL / BIG Data Engineer
    3-6 month contract to hire
    Northbrook, IL- 100% onsite

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    · A focus on Data Modeling ability

    · Ideal candidate will have experience doing ETL out of a Big Data environment. Someone who's had to handle problems creatively from this viewpoint

    · Looking for someone more creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial. Someone who has had to work with large, varied data systems, integrate them all together (Big Data + data) to actually try to solve a problem with

    · BA/BS degree in Math, Computer Science or related field.3+ years of relevant experience in a data science, business analytics, business intelligence or comparable data engineering role, including data warehousing and business intelligence tools, techniques and technology.

    · Experience in data mining structured and unstructured data (SQL, ETL, data warehouse, Oracle, etc.) in a business environment with large-scale, complex data sets.

    · Ability to dive deep on data analysis or technical issues to come up with effective solutions.

    · Strong knowledge of using SQL to write complex, highly-optimized queries across large volumes of data.

    · Ability to assimilate business processes and requirements and rationalize them into a transparent process and report

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    Sr. Cyber Security Engineer – Washington D.C.

    Swoon is hiring for a Sr. Cyber Security Engineer for a LONG term contract in D.C. with one of our top clients.

    Position: Sr. Cyber Security Engineer
    Location: Washington, DC- 100% onsite M-F
    Duration: 12+ months
    Start: ASAP

    The Security Engineer will provide support in security control assessment and continuous monitoring of the organization. This person will work with application project teams for all development of systems including web and database management systems (beginning in the early stages of the SDLC)

    Required Qualifications:
    · Well versed in NIST based standards and best practices. NIST 800-37, 800-53, 800-53A
    · Strong experience with security and risk assessments and applications development and deployment.
    · Experience utilizing Cyber Security Assessment and Management (CSAM)
    · Support development of Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
    · Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    Technical Support – Chicago, IL

    If you are passionate about utilizing your technical support skills, while in a customer facing role, then this permanent opening at our tech client in downtown Chicago could be a perfect fit!! This client is a SAAS company, easily accessible by public transportation from both the city and surrounding suburbs.

    Position Focus

    · Answer customer's emails, online chats, and phone inquiries regarding software services
    · Consult with clients to provide support for the software integration, use, and optimization
    · Troubleshoot software issues on a day to day basis
    · Commit to providing a memorable and outstanding customer experience

    Experience & Skills Desired

    · 2+ years of technical customer service, specifically with SAAS solutions
    · Ability to efficiently handle a high volume of emails, phone calls, and online chat requests (~100/day)
    · Analytical and reporting skills
    · Demonstrated passion for customer service

    Perks
    · Daily catered lunches

    · Expensed public transportation

    · Competitive salary and benefits package

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    Mobile Developer – Ann Arbor, MI

    6 month contract+

    Our client, a highly regarded organization located in Ann Arbor, MI is looking for an iOS and Android Mobile Applications Developer for a 6+ month contract!
    The Mobile Developer will be responsible for implementing new features in existing mobile applications, and developing new complex mobile applications from top to bottom. This includes user interface design, application design, implementation, unit and functional testing, deployment to customers.

    Mobile Developer responsibilities include:
    - Implement new features in existing mobile e-Commerce applications.
    - Create engaging, creative experiences through extensive knowledge of the development platforms
    - Develop complex applications from top to bottom (user interface design, application design, implementation, unit functional testing, deployment to customers).
    - Optimize the size and performance of mobile applications and frameworks.
    - Estimate the duration of design, development, and testing tasks
    - Support existing production mobile applications
    - Generate automated unit & function tests

    Mobile Developer qualifications:
    - BS in computer science or equivalent.
    - 4+ years’ experience of quality software development.
    - Strong object-oriented programming and design skills.
    - Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.
    - In-depth experience at the application and user interface level with at least one mobile application development language (Objective-C/Cocoa, Java)
    - Proficiency in mobile application development tools and environments (Xcode, Android Studio)
    - Experience with iOS and/or Android application architecture and design
    - Extensive knowledge of iOS and/or Android development frameworks
    - Examples of work, either on iOS or Android are required.

    Interested? Click here to email us your resume.

    Solution Architect – Raleigh, NC

    Position: Solution Architect
    Duration: Multi- year/ ongoing contract- Potential contract to hire
    Location: Raleigh, NC- 10% travel depending on location. Ability to work from home.
    Local Candidate preferred but will also consider non-local

    Job Description:
    The Application Solution Architect will play the key role in the identification, qualification, prosecution, design and closure of web and mobile application development. The Solution Architect will work closely with clients, developers, system administrators, project managers, business analysts and end users to design state-of-the-art solutions using a combination of custom application development, COTS packages and cloud platform service offerings.
    This is a client facing leadership role that requires significant understanding of a variety of technical software components as well as the latest cloud offerings.

    We're looking for a confident problem solver who has a passion about resolving challenges for our clients. This person has the ability to speak the truth and is honest as their integrity is our most valuable asset. The ideal candidate is someone who is a lateral thinker who has the ability to see beyond the task at hand and question the assumptions that led to the problem. Must be able to win the confidence of prospective clients.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business, or a related field.
    At least eight (8) years Information Technology experience, to include two (2) years technical team leadership experience managing multiple client engagements simultaneously.
    Demonstrated knowledge of web and mobile application development and architectural concepts

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    UX Designer – Chicago, IL

    UX Designer
    Contract to Hire OR Direct Hire
    Chicago, IL

    POSITION DESCRIPTION - UX DESIGNER

    50% UX - Design and develop UX strategy and experience for web and mobile products using journey maps, wireframes, prototypes and other artifacts; utilize research to interpret needs and wants of users to validate designs
    40% UI - Partner with UI to assess and optimize the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in usability testing and interpreting analytics data assist to define, maintain and enforce user interface design best practices and standards
    10% Client Interaction & Strategy Management - Partner with clients to understand their requirements and goals; build rapport with the design and development team to produce high quality work; participate in bi-weekly client meetings/ updates and brainstorming sessions/ presentations

    MUST HAVE:

    2+ years of experience in UX Design experience with the ability to create wireframes and visual design comps and move concepts from from initial concept to prototyping to implementation - ideally from an Agency setting
    Ability to lead design, architecture and optimization of websites or applications for B2C and transactional-focused interfaces within an agile environment - demonstrated through online portfolio
    Proven experience working with Adobe Creative Suite and associated design tools (Sketch)

    NICE TO HAVE:

    Strong understanding of HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript or WordPress
    Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field

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    Data Solution Engineer – Chicago, IL

    Position: Data Solution Engineer
    Location: Downtown Chicago- short walk from Union station
    Duration: 3-6 month contract to hire

    What are we looking for?

    We are looking for someone with a fun, energetic personality, who is sincerely passionate about coding, big data and cloud technologies. The ideal candidate will come from a true big data environment with proven success solving complex, large scale data problems.

    This is an opportunity to work with a cutting- edge “cloud native” company and become fully emerged into the cloud and big data world.

    Experience and skills:
    · Configuration and implementation of cloud based data solutions (AWS highly preferred)

    · Hands on experience with Hadoop Big Data Stack (Spark, Hive, Pig)

    · Hands on programming experience in (Python, Java or Scala)

    · Data Mapping and processing

    · NoSQL implantation is a plus

    Work Environment:
    · Small to medium start up where you will be able to be heard and make a significant impact

    · Collaborative, outgoing and highly technical team

    · Realistic work/life balance

    · Able to work remote 1 day a week

    · Competitive starting pay and benefits

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    Swoon sees diversity as a positive force in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applications without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.