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[CNG] Digest Number 3002[1 Attachment]

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Digest #3002


Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:57 pm (PST) . Posted by:

"Brian Mecca" bd_mecca

Please share with your other groups and friends, especially those of "Generation Y"
Subject: GenY Networking Group - January 22 Meeting Reminder

The next GenY Networking Group session will be held Wednesday, January 22nd, 7 PM, Library of the Chathams (see flyer attached).
We are pleased to welcome to or meeting – for the first time – Rachael Barish.
Rachael Barish is an IT professional who has a passion for data.  She will help you clean up your data and extract the relevant information to help make good business decisions.  She has recently come off a '6 month' contract for Pfizer that lasted for 2.5 years.
During this session, Rachael will -
·         Discuss networking - what she has learned over the years of being in and out of transition
·         Identify who to network with - FRANKS - Friends, Relatives, Acquaintances
·         Provide insight on where to network –, Meetup groups, etc.
·         Cover some of the tools of networking including LinkedIn
So make sure to bring your business cards and elevator pitch!  If there is time we will network as a group or break into pairs or small groups and 'speed' network.
Please plan to attend and spread the word.  I am confident that Rachael will not disappoint and that you will enjoy this evening.
Meeting Agenda –
- Introductions - hone your 'elevator pitch'; master this basic element of job search, networking, interviewing
- Rachael Barish –Networking:  What, Where, When & How
*** 2014 Calendar- Future meeting dates – Feb 5, 19, Mar 5, 19 ***
If you have attended this group in the past and found the evening to be both rewarding and informative please spread the word, and invite a friend.
Finally for all cc'd on this message - if you know a twenty-something (or early thirty-something) who could benefit from a forum dedicated to the specific dynamic of Generation Y please forward this email.  For more information see the group's Facebook - GenY Networking Group, or contact me.
Regards, joe f
Joseph J. Finazzo
Mobile - (201) 415-5018
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[the_ny-metro_job_searchers_group] Digest Number 1862

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Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:30 pm (PST) . Posted by:

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About the founder of the NY Metro Job Searchers Group
Friday January 17, 2014
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[itroundtable] Digest Number 3167

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Digest #3167


Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:15 am (PST) . Posted by:

"Jeff Leichtman" dzeph317

Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:56:26 -0500
Subject: Job opportunity for Business/System Analyst(Recruitment or Staffing) in Basking Ridge, NJ only on W2 contract

Hello Jeff,

Immediate opening

Primary Skill Required : Exp at staffing, recruiting, training, or consulting firm, strong in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe

Position description:

Will contribute to the development and execution of selection projects to support high volume entry-level positions, front-line leadership positions and niche/professional positions. Will assist with competency mapping, interview development and guide functionality to support an enterprise interview tool transition. Assist with the implementation of a competency modeling framework across departments. Support the execution of validation studies with assessment vendor, including working with data layouts. Contribute to the auditing of job descriptions and development of guidelines to support candidate attraction, compliance and overall quality

Part time or full time - (would be willing to take 20-30 hours a week if it was an appropriate candidate, 40 hours would be preferred.

Educational requirement: Highest degree earned Bachelors or Masters (ideally a student in an industrial organizational psychology graduate program)

Technical knowledge/experience has had coursework, internship, and/or work experience in the area of staffing, recruiting, training, or consulting firm, strong in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, familiar with Adobe

Candidate qualities strong critical thinking, initiative, good communicator

Example graduate student at local college/university I-O Psychology program looking for part-time or full time wokr could be a good fit Position

If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please call me ASAP at (469) 713-3560, even if we have spoken recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.

Sincerely yours,

Hariharan P

Newt Global

1300 W Walnut Hill lane

Irving, TX 75038

(469) 713-3560


Note: Please allow me to reiterate that I chose to contact you either because your resume had been posted to one of the internet job sites to which we subscribe, or you had previously submitted your resume to Newt Global. I assumed that you are either looking for a new employment opportunity, or you are interested in investigating the current job market.

If you are not currently seeking employment, or if you would prefer I contact you at some later date, please indicate your date of availability so that I may honor your request. In any event, I respectfully recommend you continue to avail yourself to the employment options and job market information we provide with our e-mail notices.

Thanks again.


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Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:31 am (PST) . Posted by:

"john sampson" jcsspike

– TUESDAY, Feb 11th
Recruiter Night Out
Raffle: Donated by Razzino Associates
On Tuesday evening, February 11th,
MIS Network Associates (MNA), IT-Networking, the ETP
Network, TENG, The Breakfast Club of NJ, Monmouth Networking, Careers In
Transition (CIT) and Association
of Women in Computing (AWC) will host a combined Recruiter Night Out dinner meeting
for members, alumni, friends, and guests at The Holiday Inn in Totowa, NJ.  The Recruiter Night Out will include a dialogue
with a panel of four recruiters from the venues listed below responding to
pre-published questions and ad hoc inquiries from the dinner meeting attendees:
-        Retained Search:     Mark
Cohen  - Mark Cohen & Company     
-        Contingency:          Sue
McLean  -  The Connors Group
-        Corporate:               TBD
-        Consulting:             Michael Beck – Xlance Consulting
The panel will be moderated by
Mike Szot, Director KPMG.
Mike brings almost three decades
of experience providing IT advisory and business services to the life sciences
industry. He has developed and led successful technology services organizations
throughout his career. Prior to joining KPMG, Michael was the co-founder of a
successful information technology advisory services firm that he managed for
over 25 years. His firm specialized in providing information technology
consulting and systems integration services to clients across the life sciences
industry and employed over 150 professionals.
Michael is responsible for
managing KPMG's global relationships within the Life Sciences industry with
specific concentration in areas such as:
•        Tax & Accounting services
•        Information Technology services
•        Business Effectiveness
•        Transaction services
•        Governance, Risk & Compliance services
•        Forensic services
Mike is a Board Member of The
Giving Hope Network (GHN) which is focused on supporting orphans, foster
children and individuals with autism and their families. GHN raises awareness
for these causes and provide resources (funds, time, talent, etc.) to selected
partners to further their charitable endeavors.
He  also serves as the President of The NJ SIM
Foundation which supports the needs of not-for-profit organizations throughout
the state of New Jersey.  The NJ SIM
Foundation provides funding for programs for the disadvantaged, coordination of
services in an effort to bring technology capabilities to those in need, and
financial assistance to IT students and charitable organizations. 
For more than 20 years, the SIM
New Jersey Chapter has been the organization of choice for IT executives in the
New Jersey metropolitan area. Membership now includes over 300 CIOs, CTOs,
CXOs, and IT leaders, as well as consultants and academics from top New Jersey
and New York businesses and institutions.
Unedited questions for the panel are
included below. These questions are subject to editing until Friday, February
7th, when the final list will be published electronically to the previous
recipients.  Please return your comments
on the questions to John Sampson at jcsspike@yahoo.comASAP.  The final questions will be
available in hard copy at the registration desk the evening of the dinner
meeting on February11th.  Again, ad hoc
questions will be accepted by the Moderator during the discussion with the
panelists and Mike Szot may have a few questions for the panelists himself.
The schedule for the dinner
meeting on
February 11th will be:
-        6:00 to 6:45 pm – Registration, "speed dating", and cash bar
-        6:45 to 7:15 pm - Introductions
-        7:15 pm             - Dinner
-        8:00 pm             - Panel discussion moderated by Mike
-        9:30 Approx      - Raffle – You Must Be There To Win
The informal networking groups are
so helpful in networking that we will do the "speed dating"  on the 11thbefore we sit down for
dinner and the general introductions.  Briefly, these informal "dates" consist of up to 4 people and last for 5
to 10 minutes.  At the end of the 10
minutes, the groups break up and new ones are formed with different
participants. Suggested dialogues for your "speed dating" encounters will be
provided at the registration desk in case you are at a loss for what to say
during these conversations.
There will be an opportunity to
circulate up to 50 copies of your resume, personal bio, leads, or other
appropriate material in a handout for each participant from the dinner.
The cost will be $30 for everyone
if forwarded by mail or other to John Sampson by COB
Friday, January 24th at 2 Blackfoot Cir, Wayne NJ 07470.  Checks should be made out to John Sampson who
can be reached by phone at 973-248-3251 or via email at  Reservations can also be made by contacting
Lizanne Fiorentino at  but checks must be sent directly to John. 
An initial list of attendees will
be emailed to all the RSVPs, members of MNA, the ETP
Network, TENG, The Breakfast Club of NJ, Monmouth Ntwkg, IT-Net, CIT, AWC and
other interested parties the weekend of February 9th/8th for initial
review and correction.  The RSVP list
will facilitate networking at the February 11th meeting and can be used to
communicate with attendees in advance or after the dinner meeting. For those
attendees who are working, current work affiliation, email address, three
previous companies you've worked for/consulted at, professional job interest or
position availability must be included in your RSVP.
For those attendees who are in
transition your previous company, three target companies should be included in
your RSVP as well as the type of position you seek.
A "final" numbered RSVP list of
attendees will be available along with the pre-published questions and an ID
badge at the registration desk on the 11th.  Your number on the final RSVP list should be
part of your introduction:  "I'm number x
on the RSVP list …". All attendees should have their sharp, crisp, 30 second
elevator speech at the ready.  Too many
"ahs, dees and doeses" will be cut off unceremoniously. Remember, you and your
introduction will be between the rest of the attendees and dinner!
A final RSVP list of the actual
attendees will be emailed to everyone who participated by June 4th.
The cost of the dinner will be $45
for everyone after the COB on January24thand before COB on February10th.
We will accept a LIMITED number
of walk-ins on the 11th.  Anyone who
attends on the 11thand whose check has not been received by COB on the 10th will be charged $60 WITHOUT  EXCEPTION. There will be NO refunds and no
shows WILL be billed.
Again, bring 50 copies of your
bio/resume, leads, or materials you wish to be included in the handout the
evening of February 11th.
Directions to the Holiday Inn at One Rt 46 Westbound in Totowa can be
found at
Dues are due for MNA Members.
If you would like to help out at
the meeting on the 11th, volunteer to be a "Meeting Marshall".  Call John Sampson at 973-248-3251 for
details.  We may be able to use your
Please join us for what always is
a well attended evening of lively discussion, expert opinion, great networking
opportunities, and a chance to just catch up.
In case of a snow emergency, our
event will be rescheduled to February the 12th– same time same
Draft Questions for
Recruiters Night Out  2/11/14 (Pls edit
these questions appropriately and return the results to John Sampson)
Industry Related
1.      What is your
perception of the  current  job market in general such as demand for IT,
HR, Fin Svcs, and Eng skills for both contract and permanent senior  positions?
2.      Are there any key industries to target?
a.      Growth  industries?
b.     specific companies?
3.      Do you see or anticipate any impact on hiring –
in financial services or other - as a result of the slow market improvement we
are experiencing?
Client Related
4.      What are the top issues or problems that your
clients are trying to solve?
a.      most
sought after skills?
5.      When a client specifies "hands on"
a.      do you ask for a clarification / definition?
b.     what is your interpretation?
6.      What is your/your client's policy regarding
references and Social Security numbers up front? Are they required, what should
a candidate do when asked for them?
7.      What makes a resume click with you?  Can you relate any examples?
8.      What can a person do to differentiate
9.      How important is networking in getting a new
10.   How and how often should candidates stay in
touch with you?
11.   Do you use LinkedIn as part of your search
process in looking for candidates?  How
often  do pictures and a complete profile
figure your evaluation of candidates?
12.   Considering
the audience tonight, and the current status of the market as you see it is
there a final piece of advice you would like to offer them about dealing with
Recruiters like yourselves?

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[NE-Financial-Services-IT-Jobs] Digest Number 972

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Digest #972


Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:43 am (PST) . Posted by:

"Gary Wright" wrightassociates

Please feel free to refer this position to other groups and people you know.

Position Title – WRAILSA012014

Linux System Admin – Linux/Windows – FS - Framingham, MA Area - Up to $100K
Total Compensation

Base + Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits - Local Candidates Only – No


A leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related
services - Current Revenue around $800m+ per year – Growing nicely – Join an
extremely talented and diverse team of dedicated people, who strive for
quality and excellence and make a difference - Committed to supporting the
diversity of its employees, recognizing work-life balance, and providing a
challenging work environment with locally competitive compensation and
benefits packages.

Position Responsibilities – Summary

This role is responsible for the ongoing technical operation of our US data
center, located in the in Framingham MA area that supports a growing number
of local and regional systems and services. This role is a hands-on
technical role that reports directly to the US VP of IT Systems.

Detailed Responsibilities:

· Responsible for the ongoing implementation and maintenance of the
system hardware and software of our local data center. This data centre is
a strategic part of the global, regional and local support strategy.

· Manage the regional data centre and ensure security of the servers
and services housed within.

· Ensure regional operational procedures are performed and
documented in the US office, including: activity logs, backups, user
account management, system monitoring.

· Carrying of a 24x7 pager, for 1 week, on a rotational basis.

Required Skills and Competencies:

· Candidate must be knowledgeable, skilled and experienced in
multiple server and networking technologies. The environment is primarily a
Linux environment (CentOS/Ubuntu/SLES) with some Windows Servers.

· Familiarity with LDAP type directory services.

· Tivoli Storage Manager experience

· Candidate should have experience in a 'Critical Systems'
environment, e.g. clustered environments, high uptime etc.

· Scripting skills such as Bash, Batch, Perl or PHP are also an

· Candidate must possess hands-on experience in the management and
configuration of LAN/WAN technologies, including knowledge of DNS
infrastructure, routing and Site to Site VPNs.

· Candidate must have experience with Internet technologies
including: Client VPN, firewall and security services and devices .

· Candidate should have a good understanding of Linux DNS, and it's
relationship to email routing.


· Server hardware and Cisco IOS and hardware knowledge is an

· CheckPoint SecurePlatform experience is an advantage.

· Experience supporting Java Application servers, Tomcat preferably.

· Oracle or equivalent Open Source database administration

· VMWare VSphere/ESX/ESXi

Contact Information

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - - WEB
Site –

Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:32 pm (PST) . Posted by:

"Gary Wright - Wright Associates" wrightassociates

Please feel free to refer these positions to people you know who may be a
good fit. Referrals appreciated.

No 3rd Parties Please.
US Based Residents Only Please.

As of today - 01-17-2014 - All of these positions are open & active:


DBA Manager – SQL Server – Very Large DB's - FS - Boston, MA Area –
Excellent Package

Lead Engineer – Data Warehousing/BI – Java - Oracle – FS - Marlboro, MA
Area – Excellent Package

BI Solutions Lead/PM - Business Objects - MS BI - Healthcare - N. 128 Area
of MA – Up to $120K

******SW Implementation Roles:

Sr. SW Implementation Consultants – Any Location East/MW/SE/SC - Excellent

******Mainframe Roles

Senior IBM Mainframe Systems Programmer (z/OS) – Concord, NH Area - Up to
$130K+ DOE

******Analyst Roles:

Sr. or Lead Systems Analyst or Sr. Lead SW Engineer – Front Office - Java -
Boston, MA – Excellent Package

Sr. Systems Analyst – (FX/Currency Or Fixed Income) – Asset Mgt - Boston,
MA – Excellent Package

Lead Systems Analyst – Fixed Income – Derivatives - Asset Mgt - Boston, MA –
Excellent Package

Lead Systems Analyst – Middle Office - Asset Mgt - Boston, MA – Excellent

******QA Roles:

QA Engineer – Automation – QTP – SQL - Investment Mgt – Boston, MA Area –
Excellent Package

QA Automation Engineer – Investment Management - Boston, MA Area – Excellent

******Software Engineers:

Sr. Software Engineer – Hyperion Financials - Healthcare - N. 128 Area of
MA – Up to $120K+

Java Developer – Java – SQL – Oracle - FS - Marlboro, MA Area – Excellent

Senior/Principle GUI C# Developer (Winforms, WPF) - Software Firm – N. 128
Area – Excellent Package

Sr. SW Engineer – C#/.Net – GUI – WPF or WinForms – Asset Mgt - Boston, MA
Area – Excellent Package

Sr. SW Engineer – Java + UI – Oracle – PL/SQL – Asset Mgt - Boston, MA
Area – Excellent Package

Data Architect - Asset Management – Trading Data - Boston or Marlboro, MA
Area – Outstanding Package

Software Developer - C# - SQL - Data Intensive - FS - Boston, MA Area - Up
to $120K+ DOE

Software Engineers - C++/C# - Financial Services Solutions - Boston, MA
Area - Up to $120K+

******System Administrators - DBA's - Engineers - Support:

Sr. Network Engineer – VMWare - FS - Boston, MA Area – Excellent Package

DBA Manager – SQL Server – Very Large DB's - FS - Boston, MA Area –
Excellent Package

Lead Data Network Engineer - Asset Management – Marlboro, MA Area –
Excellent Package

Sr. System Engineer Networking/Infrastructure - Boston, MA Area - Up to
$125K+ - Equity

Middleware System Admin – LUW – Websphere – Oracle - Java - N. 128 Area of
MA – Up to $110K+

Send resumes in Microsoft Word format only as an attachment.

Additionally, if none of the above roles are a fit, and if you are looking
for a Full Time opportunity, live in the Northeast, & are in High Tech,
please feel free to send me a copy of your Word resume so I will have it on
file for futures. I have new assignments opening up all the time. I never
send out resumes to anyone without getting your permission. I work on all
positions in the High Technology space from individual contributor through
the executive level both in SW/HW company's & IT related areas. I also do
considerable work in the IT Financial Services area.


Gary L. Wright - President/Principal

Wright Associates - High Technology Recruiting Services
***** Your Partner for Success *****

Office #: 508-761-6354
Web Site: www.WrightAssociates.Org
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