Saturday, September 28, 2013

[itroundtable] NNJ ASTD - Career Transition SIG, 10.10.13 - 7–9 PM. Jump Start Your Job Search


NNJ ASTD - Career Transition SIG, 10.10.13 - 7–9 PM. Jump Start Your Job Search
Speaker: Laura Powers, President,

Program Agenda: 

6:30-7:00 Registration/Check-in - Peer Resume Review
7:00-7:30 Career Transition SIG/ Introductions/Other 
7:30-8:45 Program Presentation 
8:45-9:00 Questions/Networking 

Location: Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church 422 Cedar Hill Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481-2219, Park in the back, entrance on the right.

Contact: Alicja Lisnow (SIG Chair): 

Everyone is welcome to attend. 

The Northern NJ ASTD Career Transition SIG provides a professional forum for participants seeking new career opportunities in various professions. Many members of the SIG group are professionals in Training and Development. The SIG's goal is to provide space for networking, exchange of resources, contacts, information, mutual support and learning, and job leads for those seeking new career opportunities. 

Registration & Details:  Http://
Alicja Lisnow, MSET
Training / Healthcare / Technology / Sales Operations / Client Services / 201.519.0545

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[CNG] Digest Number 2929

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Digest #2929


Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:03 pm (PDT) . Posted by:

"David Pearlstein" dlpconsultingnj

Please respond directly to the recruiter if interested and mention my name. Good luck

- David

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From: Melinda Lerma []
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2013 10:11 AM
Subject: Unique Device ID (UDI) Lead Business Analyst - Contract - Allendale, NJ

Good Morning,

Client in Allendale NJ is looking for a Lead Business Analyst who will be responsible for supporting the current UDI program team to facilitate the design, implementation, and support of multiple technology solutions to ensure our client can comply with the new federal UDI legislation.

Person must have experience with Unique Device ID and have worked in a regulated environment (i.e. Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverage, etc). Knowledge of various ERP systems is also required (JDE, Oracle, PRMS).

Please send me your resume and I will contact you.

3rd Party companies are welcome. Please send me your candidate full name, contact information, rate and resume.

Thank you!


Partner with Key business stakeholders; translate FDA UDI regulations into business and technical requirements for our client

Leads user requirement gathering sessions/meetings.

Works closely with Business users and SME to facilitate these sessions.

Complete alll documentation assigned in the timelines assigned

Partner with IT Project managers and IT Business Analysts assinged to the UDI Program to ensure high level UDI business and technical requirements are leveraged. Ensure consistency and compliance across the entire program.

Identify opportunities for process optimization, process redesign, or development of new process/solution

Continuous review of program track documentation

Identify gaps between teams

Identify gaps from established requirements

Resolve all gaps between teams in a timely manner

Development of all necessary system documentation, Testing Strategies, and Test Plan in collaboration with the Testing Manager and Solution Architect

Continued coordination with the Program Manager

Reporting on timeline, deliverables

Issues, Risks

Status Reports

Ensure the UDI program delivers within the FDA required timeline to ensure compliance with new regulations

Other deliverables as assigned

Required Experience:

2+ years of experience in a Lead business analyst role; driving collaboration across IT BA's and key business stakeholders

10+ years of experience business analysis type role where interaction with the business partners and documenting functional expectations was achieved

4+ years' experience designing and implementing complex business solutions

Previous experience in regulated environments, i.e. Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device

Knowledge of various Enterprise systems and applications including but not limited to ERP (Oracle, JDE, PRMS) PLM (Agile, PTC)

Experience in large scale IT program implementation; design, implementing, deployment and validation enterprise software system compliant in an FDA environment.

Required Skills:

Ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders and customers

Strong communication, problem solving and team leadership skills. Ability to accept and process customer feedback.

Strong customer service orientation

Works as a collaborative part of the program team in a fast-paced and ever changing environment

Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills to a diverse set of audiences

Excellent planning, organizational, and problem solving skills.

Ability to work under time constraints to meet deadlines

Ability to manage and prioritize workloads

Ability to successfully execute Project management methodologies, tools and skills.

Utilizes proper software and technological tools to maintain proper records including and not limited to a PPM system, Visio, Excel, Word, SharePoint, and PowerPoint


BS or BA degree or equivalent

Melinda Lerma

Senior Technical Recruiter


469 Seventh Avenue, Suite 206

New York, NY 10018

Fri Sep 27, 2013 3:04 pm (PDT) . Posted by:

"David Pearlstein" dlpconsultingnj

Please respond directly to the recruiter if interested and mention my name. Good luck

- David

Connect with me @

From: Monica Brumell []
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2013 4:51 PM
Subject: Senior Wintel Administrator - Hightstown, NJ

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This e-mail is regarding a job opening MS-Senior Wintel Administrator at Aequor Technologies Inc. Our records indicate you are an experienced information technology professional, with experience relevant to our position.

Aequor Technologies Inc. is headquartered in USA and is a global IT solutions and consulting company serving businesses across a broad spectrum of industries. We offer attractive benefits and competitive package to our employees.

We invite you to visit our corporate website <> to know more about us.

Please find below the details on the job opening.

In depth and hands on experience with Microsoft NT 4.0, 2000, 2003, 2008 design and engineering. Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, MS Group Policy (GPO) expertise, and one or more of the following: Clustering expertise, VMware Virtual, Infrastructure, Citrix Metaframe. Enterprise Patch Management expertise is required. Previous experience with Microsoft MOF / ITIL competencies is desirable. Individual will be involved in the design, installation, configuration, management, maintenance and administration of all enterprise data center servers. of ongoing server consolidation effort to migrate physical servers to virtual environment. Provide technical solutions for complex problem resolution. Lead and participate on special projects. Participate in on-call rotation
Citrix Systems Administrator

Work to implement Windows platform based solutions to meet company business requirements. Work typically involves coordination of activities across multiple groups/departments. Maintain infrastructure by keeping systems current, which includes patching server operating systems, applying service packs/new versions of infrastructure applications and applying appropriate firmware updates. Provide technical support for systems as part of a team of professionals that support a ?24x7? environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
? Present suggested Citrix related technologies and recommendations to management as required.
? Acquire, maintain, and expand knowledge of relevant infrastructure product offerings.
? Work closely with vendors to define/modify existing systems, infrastructure software and processes as required.
? Lead and participate in projects to enhance the quality and efficiency of infrastructure solutions.
? Work in team environment to deploy infrastructure solutions that include server setup, operating system installation/tuning, system software installation and configuration. Solutions include XenApp and XenDesktop (virtual desktop environment).
? Interface with Storage team to configure SAN storage for new systems and back ups of production servers
? Develop and/or follow standards that apply to the company?s chosen architectures.
? Maintain a secure and stable environment by upgrading operating systems and/or applying appropriate patches and system updates.
? Apply appropriate problem solving techniques to solve complex production problems and assist with root cause analysis.
? Monitor server and systems activity and take appropriate action as required.
? Use scripting techniques to automate systems management.
? Follow appropriate change control processes.

Reports to:
? Microsoft Systems Engineering

Required Knowledge and Experience:
? Six years of experience
? Advanced technical proficiency in Windows operating systems, infrastructure systems and networks in a LAN/WAN environment
? Proven excellent customer service skills
? Excellent oral and written (including technical writing) communication skills
? Excellent decision-making and problem solving
? Ability to work cross functionally in an organization
? Proficiency with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop products

Preferred Knowledge and Experience:

? Current MCSE
? Bachelor?s degree in information systems, computer science or related field
? Previous Project lead experience
? Experience with Active Directory desirable

I look forward to hearing from you on your availability and expectations. You may call me at (732) 781 2944 to discuss this opportunity further.


Monica Brumell

Aequor Technologies, Inc

377 Hoes Lane, Suite 200

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Tel: (732) 781 2944

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[itroundtable] Digest Number 3088

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Digest #3088


Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:57 am (PDT) . Posted by:

"Scott Sommer" sommerscott

If anybody meets the requirement, please respond to Alan

From: Alan Naroden []
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2013 11:59 AM
Subject: Project Manager (eMarketing / Web, Digital) needed for Pharmaceutical Company in New Jersey




Project Manager (eMarketing / Web, Digital) needed for Pharmaceutical Company in New Jersey

Project Manager Pharmaceutical Between Oncology on IT Team for eMarketing and Digital for Product Marketing


Global Pharmaceuticals Company

Business Unit:

Oncology IT

Primary Recruiter:

Alan Naroden

Contractor Job Title (Role/Level):

Role: Project Manager
Level: 3

Start Date:



Permanent w/ client

Expected Work Hours (#hours/week):

40 hrs/wk

Work Location:

Northern New Jersey (Not South)

Alan Naroden
AEQUOR Technologies
377 Hoes Lane Suite 200
Piscataway NJ 08854

(732) 781-2937 DIRECT

Alan Naroden
AEQUOR Technologies
377 Hoes Lane Suite 200
Piscataway NJ 08854

(732) 781-2937 DIRECT


Skills Desired:

Proven strong PM experience & certification. Must have Digital, Content Management, & Website project experience supporting eMarketing departments.

Detailed Job Description:

* Provide project Management, project planning, oversight for the implementation in support the US DS&S projects.
* Identify and manage risks associated with the delivery of work plans.
* Maintain project quality - ensures that the projects meet Oncology IT PMO and IGM documentation requirements-successful Tollgate completion
* Those with Pharmaceutical Industry are preferred


Alan Naroden

Aequor Technologies, Inc

377 Hoes Lane, Suite 200

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Tel: (732) 781-2937 DIRECT


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Sat Sep 28, 2013 2:43 am (PDT) . Posted by:

"Alicja Lisnow" a_lisnow

BCNC - Bergen Career Networking Community - Monday, October 7, 2013 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Details: Http://
Join our Networking Community – 50th Event Featuring Laser Coaching!

A FREE, informal and relaxing evening socializing with a community of professionals in various disciplines and industries.

Register at: Http://

Sheraton Mahwah Hotel - Atrium Lounge 
1 International Boulevard, Route 17 North, Mahwah, NJ 07495 201-529-1660 

Employed or seeking career opportunities; become involved in a dynamic professional networking community, essential in today's economy for career development and professional success. Build relationships; expand your career and network by interacting with valuable and trusted contacts, sharing ideas, best practices, insights and perspectives in the marketplace.

Cash bar and complimentary appetizers.
**Bring food item for donation to food bank**
**Bring business cards to exchange or for door prizes**
**Business or business casual dress recommended**
**This event is open to all registered business professionals**

Alicja Lisnow, MSET
Training / Healthcare / Technology / Sales Operations / Client Services / 201.519.0545
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[SMCNG] Digest Number 1196

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Digest #1196


Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:09 am (PDT) . Posted by:

"Bob Hopson" robert_hopson

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Begin forwarded message:

> From: Robert Hopson <>
> Date: September 26, 2013, 4:15:34 PM EDT
> To: Bob Hopson <>
> Subject: Fw: Business Analyst - Perm Positions - Morristown, NJ 07960
> Reply-To: Robert Hopson <>
> ----- Forwarded Message -----
> From: Warren Sharp <>
> Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2013 3:55 PM
> Subject: Business Analyst - Perm Positions - Morristown, NJ 07960
> We have the following Perm Positions:
> Job Title: Business Analyst
> Location: Morristown, NJ 07960
> Perm Positions
> Number of Positions: 2
> The Business Analyst's role is to elicit, analyze, specify, and validate the business needs of project stakeholders. The definition of the "stakeholder&quot; is considered end client, internal clients, or end users. The role involves interviewing stakeholders to gather, compile and write clear and concise business and user requirements that will be relayed to or conveyed to the various development teams throughout the project lifecycle.
> This Business Analyst will also apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help support the development process, and to ensure that project deliverables are met according to timetable and specifications.
> Conduct interviews via various methods in order to ensure the requirements are fully captured and compiled.
> Identify and establish scope and parameters of requirements analysis in order to define impact, outcome criteria, and measure-taking actions.
> Work with stakeholders and project team to prioritize collected requirements.
> Research, review, and analyze existing requirements-gathering processes and develop strategies for process improvement and enhancement. Establish practices and procedures that will be conducive to continuous improvement of the requirements process.
> Analyze and verify requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards.
> Develop standard templates to accurately and concisely write requirement specifications.
> Translate conceptual user requirements into functional requirements in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team.
> Create work flows, process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to team involved in the project life cycle.
> Manage and track the status of requirements throughout the project lifecycle; enforce and redefine as necessary.
> Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications - verbally and/or through written documentation to all parties involved so that issues are clearly understood.
> College degree in the field of Business Administration, Computer Science, or Information Systems and 5 to 7 years related work experience in the life science industry, pharmaceutical service related industry experience is preferred.
> Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development within the life science industry: pharmaceutical service related industry experience is preferred.
> Ability to create systematic and consistent requirements specifications in both technical and user-friendly language.
> Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
> Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
> Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
> Highly self motivated and directed.
> Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure and in a constantly changing environment.
> Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
> Instructions: Please send a word doc of your resume and place "Business Analyst - Perm Positions - Morristown, NJ 07960" in the subject line of your reply - thank you.
> Warren Sharp | Professional Services
> QPharma, Inc. | 22 South Street | Morristown, N.J. 07960
> (tel) 919.362.4416 (cell) 732.740.9889
> I do not wish to be contacted from this list in the future.

Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:28 am (PDT) . Posted by:

"Mike Whelan" palermomaninuk

If you feel you qualify, please contact Chris Shoulet – his contact details are at the end of this email. (The position is in Des Moines).

You may forward this email to anyone that might be interested.


Position Location: Des Moines, Iowa
(Relocation allowance provided if necessary for candidates currently located in nearby states)


Reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer, the Senior Director of Technology Operations will provide technical and strategic leadership to the Technology Operations teams. They will be responsible for optimizing service and operations, therefore enabling greater capability and efficiency in the support and delivery of the products and websites of the company's global businesses.

a.. 10 years progressive hands on operations experience demonstrating proficiency in multiple disciplines, technologies and processes.
b.. 5 years leadership experience in organizing, developing and scaling operations and engineering teams. Preferably with a large-scale multi-website operation - Consumer, B2B, Hosting, Cloud, or SaaS provider.
c.. Bachelors or Master's degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
d.. Managing a 24x7x365 team, requiring on call availability in support of globally distributed businesses and operations.
e.. Experience managing and supporting geographically distributed teams.
f.. Operate with the highest level of professionalism and personal integrity.

a.. Responsible for leading our client's core Operations and Engineering teams. These teams and responsibilities comprise data center operations, network operations, database operations, server operations; administration, maintenance and 2nd/3rd level support of applications and websites across multiple platforms; internal, hosted and public/private cloud infrastructure and services; production and pre-production environments; desktop, telecom and communications engineering; facilities technology planning and configuration; operations monitoring, metrics and continuous improvement, and light weight process and service management to mature the organization and delivery capability.
b.. Ensure the enterprise has the capability to support current and new technologies and maintain high levels of network and system performance and reliability.
c.. Build, develop, and manage system and service design and transition functions, including capacity and performance management, configuration management, and provisioning.
d.. Manage engineering projects to completion within schedule, cost and quality requirements.
e.. Establish and ensure effective business continuity (disaster recovery) processes exist as agreed with the business.

Additional Responsibilities:
a.. Work closely with the management team, particularly the Brand Presidents or Managing Directors, Product Development Leaders and CTO.
a.. Manage the infrastructure costs and operational plan across all offerings to ensure our businesses operate profitability and reliably deliver against internal and external customer expectations.
b.. Interface frequently with technical teams, and collaborate with relevant hardware and software teams to leverage latest technologies inside and outside the company.
c.. Develop management systems and performance measurement dashboards to transparently track and report on performance.
d.. Deliver recommendations to drive short, medium and long-term performance and operational improvements.
e.. Drive operational efficiency initiatives that improve profitability and customer satisfaction.
f.. Apply financial rigor and business acumen to all initiatives to help the management team arrive at decisions that maximize business performance.
g.. Provide business rationale and risk assessment for proposed investments in new headcount and/or infrastructure.
h.. Maintain an appropriate balance across short-term and long-term planning and resource investment.
i.. Provide strong leadership, developing and setting individual and departmental performance goals, and act as an agent of change.

a.. Experienced operational leader with a track record of successfully scaling and running a web business at full operation having taken it through key phases of growth.
b.. Excited and motivated by building efficient, industry leading, scalable and lean operations capabilities.
c.. Technically astute, and up-to-date on all the relevant security, networking, provisioning, and monitoring technologies as they relate to multi-site large-scale web architectures.

d.. Designing and running highly scalable, multi-site and robust high availability, next generation web-scale computing systems.
e.. Bringing up infrastructure from initial concept to full scale operations.
f.. Driving modern provisioning, systems monitoring and alerting infrastructures, capacity planning processes, large-scale data center configuration management tools, and other aspects of maintaining, managing, and growing a multi-tenant data center infrastructure.
g.. First-hand experience dealing with outages, crisis management and developing remediation plans.
h.. Managing large-scale (5) 9's availability of infrastructure and applications for an e-commerce website, internet portal, media site, or equivalent.
i.. Building, scaling, and leading operations and 24x7 infrastructure teams, with significant experience managing the interface across operations and engineering.
j.. Must have a passion, and an eye for automation of repetitive, and error prone processes.
k.. This individual must take an extremely "hands on" approach, getting directly involved in the heavy lifting of bringing a new set of next generation offerings online, and at scale.
l.. Ability to remain cool under pressure and adept at crisis management who can quickly translate learnings to improve the quality of the systems and operations environment through driving root cause analysis and detailed remediation plans.


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