IT Engineer Vertafore, Inc.
Responsible for developing, managing and implementing critical computer technology project initiatives. Initiatives to include identifying customer need, developing project specifications, oversee quote to customer process, develop implementation plan and complete project implementation. Be technically familiar with current computer technologies.
Who Are You:
You are excited about evaluating customer needs and collaborating with sales and engineering team members as needed to prepare and present timely sales quotes to customers.
You are an expert at developing project specific budgets, project cost forecasts and identifying resources and outside vendors to successfully meet project goals.
You enjoy developing detailed, comprehensive project plans to include project scope, requirements and timelines of specific milestones through life cycle of project.
You are an expert in installing computer networks and systems at customer sites and are able to build and configure equipment to meet customer needs.
You like to develop and provide documentation and training to customer regarding new products and processes that have been changed due to our project implementation
You enjoy providing technical help desk support to customers while multitasking on other projects.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Understanding of general business issues including external factors that impact the business and industry
Demonstrated ability to follow sound business ethics when executing job responsibilities to build and maintain management and customer confidence
Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills
Must be able to work comfortably with executive management
Proven track record and ability to manage projects and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment
Be proficient in current computer IT technology skills
Must be able to physically install and rack computer equipment as necessary, which may be in excess of 50 pounds
Must be able to work for hours beyond an 8 hour day as needed to successfully complete projects
Demonstrated ability to recognize the importance of risk identification and mitigation.
Proven ability to identify risk, develop and implement appropriate risk management strategies
Strong technical skills ? in an environment applicable to product line.
5-7 years of experience computer engineer and project management experience
BA/BS; prefer Computer Science related degree. Advanced degree preferred.
Computer certifications are expected which could include a variety of current IT technologies.
Current technology experience should include but not limited to:
VMware virtualization , deploying new hosts, new vCenter and VMware guests
Storage area network experience
Cisco router and ASA firewall experience
Layer 2 and 3 switching experience, multiple VLAN experience with voice and data networks
New Microsoft active directory implementation
Microsoft desktop and server operating systems and applications
Operating system deployment experience
New Exchange implementation and deployment experience
IBM AIX experience
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop experience
Approximate 50% of time traveling domestic overnight.
Don't miss this opportunity to join Vertafore - the leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry; acknowledged by Inc. magazine as one of the nation?s fastest growing private companies and awarded multiple top honors in the 2011 Vanguard in Insurance Practices awards as the ?best of the best? in terms of value delivered to customers.
Vertafore leverages a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions - powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law equal employment. Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
Vertafore Company Overview
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions?powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.
Vertafore is privately held by TPG Capital, the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm with a long-standing global presence. Founded in 1992, TPG Capital has $48 billion of assets under management and has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings.
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