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Careers

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM?

Are you looking for a challenging opportunity that will allow you to exercise your creative problem-solving skills? Do you strive for excellence in everything you do? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced, agile environment? Are you motivated by a team that will challenge you to grow?  Is your ideal home a company where your voice will be heard? 

IF SO, COUNTERPOINTE MAY HAVE A POSITION FOR YOU. 

 

If interested in any of our job openings below, please submit your resume to opportunities@cpointe-inc.com

 

*Applicants must be US citizens (or Green Card holders) capable of obtaining a government Public Trust security clearance.

Counterpointe is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment here is based solely upon one’s individual merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, pregnancy status, religion, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation or veteran, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law. We will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.

 


BUSINESS ANALYST

Responsibilities

  • Support projects from initiation through requirements development, test, and deployment.  Perform a variety of roles throughout the project life cycle, including requirements expert, tester, and owner of project documentation artifacts.
  • Use your experience and expertise to facilitate requirements gathering sessions for new capabilities, develop user stories, create process flow diagrams, produce screen mock-ups, and generate thoroughly documented use cases.
  • Leverage your strong analytic skills and experience to interpret complex client needs and business processes.  Distill this client input for use in test case creation.
  • Update and maintain project documentation such as user guides, use case specifications, test scripts, et al. to guarantee all stakeholders have the most current and up-to-date information.
  • Coordinate with project managers, technical leads, developers, and clients regarding business requirements and project-related information to ensure delivery of the highest quality end product.
  • Work with the project team and client to manage and resolve issues identified.
  • Become an expert in the client’s application and their business needs.

Requirements

  • Three to five years of experience functioning in a business analyst role supporting web-based, database driven applications.
  • Experience defining business and system requirements ranging from facilitation of requirements gathering sessions through documenting and managing business and system requirements.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive collaborating with a team or working independently.
  • Experience testing web-based applications, including identifying and testing the limits and alternate paths.
  • Creative problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.

It Really Helps if You…

  • Have an innate curiosity about how and why users accomplish their work and a natural ability to dialogue with a variety of stakeholders to elicit that information.
  • Enjoy process and are always looking for opportunities to find a way to ‘do it better’.
  • Flourish in a dynamic, flexible work environment with variety on a daily basis.
  • Take great pride in detailed work.

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST

Responsibilities

  • Gain the necessary expertise with the client’s application in order to troubleshoot and debug functional issues.
  • Develop workarounds and recommend solutions for client needs through knowledge of the application and coordination with the project team.
  • Document troubleshooting and problem resolution steps, including tracking any defects identified.
  • Manage daily operation and support of key systems.
  • Take ownership of technical issues coming into the help desk and work with the project team to resolve more advanced issues and defects.
  • Perform appropriate quality assurance through User Acceptance Testing.
  • Maintain and update documentation related to operation and support of the application.
  • Become an expert in the ARCHIBUS integrated workspace management COTS product and the business needs of our clients.

Requirements

  • Three to five years of experience functioning in a client-facing, application support analyst role for web-based, database driven applications.
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational databases and proven experience in writing SQL queries.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable front and center with the clients, users, and internal team members.
  • Thrive when collaborating with a team or working independently.
  • Experience with troubleshooting environments via telephone or online tools, such as WebEx or LiveMeeting.
  • Fluent in testing strategies and experienced in test execution for web-based applications, including identifying and evaluating the limits and alternate paths.
  • Creative problem solving skills and proven ability to properly escalate issues as needed.
  • Display competence using the Microsoft Office Suite.

It Really Helps if You…

  • Have an innate curiosity about how systems work and identifying obscure issues and opportunities to improve the system and the user experience.
  • Enjoy process and are always looking for opportunities to find a way to ‘do it better’.
  • Value being a strong team player and are committed to the success of the group.
  • Flourish in a dynamic, flexible work environment with variety on a daily basis.
  • Take great pride in solving complex system issues

UX/UI (User Interface/Experience) DEVELOPER – ARCHIBUS

Responsibilities

  • Apply your expertise in developing effective user interface designs to create a spectacular user experience for the users of the ARCHIBUS integrated workplace management system, on both web and mobile platforms.
  • Join the development team in bringing your designs to life; get your hands dirty with XML, Javascript, and even the occasional Java class to turn designs into reality.
  • Become an expert in the functional capabilities of ARCHIBUS, its possibilities and limitations with respect to UI/UX design, and its technical architecture.
  • Assist software developers during the software design phase, and assist analysts and project managers with development of project plans, estimates, requirements, and testing.

Requirements

  • B.S./M.S. in a technical field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems etc.
  • Solid experience applying an analytical approach to usability, user experience, and user interface design for web applications.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity in your field, and a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement of your knowledge.
  • The ability to clearly and concisely communicate (and defend) your design ideas to clients, analysts, developers, and project managers.
  • Solid skills with the basics of web-UI development: XML and Javascript in particular.
  • Basic programming and database skills. You need to be able to work your way around Java classes and relational databases.
  • You must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States.

It Really Helps if You…

  • Know how to conduct usability studies/exercises, or otherwise gather and analyze metrics to measure a design’s UX.
  • Are a journeyman or expert with regards to Java programming, or programming in another object oriented language.
  • Have significant experience with SQL, and know your way around join clauses and the like.
  • Have experience with RAD tools for producing quick drafts of designs.

Software Developer/Engineer

Responsibilities

Work in dynamic, driven, face paced environment with similarly motivated team members to customize and extend ARCHIBUS, the world’s leading integration workspace management system.  Specialize in service and data tier activities as part of an agile team, attending and participating in daily standups and weekly retrospectives while working closely with team members on a daily basis.  Participate across the software development lifecycle, including supporting and leading component design, development, and test activities, along with involvement in the requirements gathering process.  Collaboratively work with internal team members as well as the client, applying knowledge of multiple design principles, open source frameworks, and tools to achieve desired project outcomes with high initial quality.

Required Qualifications

  • 1 – 3 years of experience with software development with n-tier or service oriented Java systems
  • 1+ years of experience with Maven
  • 1+ years of experience with relational databases
  • 1+ years of experience with Git
  • Strong understanding of object oriented analysis and design
  • Strong foundation with open source software
  • B.S. or greater in Computer Science or related discipline
  • You must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States.

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with agile techniques, especially Kanban and Unified Process (e.g., OpenUP)
  • Experience with Business Driven Development approaches and technologies (e.g., Specification by Example, Cucumber)
  • Experience with application servers (e.g., Tomcat, Wildfly)
  • Experience with ARCHIBUS
  • Experience with collaboration tools (e.g., Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence)

IT PROJECT MANAGER

Responsibilities

Apply your expertise in managing client expectations, project deliverables, resources, and the project schedule.

  • Manage requirements gathering sessions and work with the business analyst in the development of process flow diagrams, use cases, and screen mock-ups.
  • Manage and work with the technical lead, development team and business analyst, throughout the lifecycle to ensure the highest quality end product.
  • Review and approve all documentation and system deliverables to the customer.
  • Manage and work with internal and external testing teams.
  • Report on project status and risks to the customer and upper management.

Requirements

  • College degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in planning and managing IT, web-based, database-driven projects.
  • Excellent client and team communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Possess creative and independent problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with CMMI and PMI practices are a plus.
  • Federal government project experience desired.
  • PMP-certification a plus.

It Really Helps If You…..

  • Are hands-on and can fill multiple roles when needed.
  • Possess leadership skills to motivate and inspire the project team to succeed.
  • Can look forward and identify potential opportunities or risks on the horizon.
  • Possess a genuine interest in staff development achieved by mentoring or identifying areas for growth and improvement
  • Enjoy process and are always looking for opportunities to find a way to ‘do it better’.
  • Enjoy contributing to company growth initiatives.