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Careers - Immediate Opening for Technical Lead Position

FuturTech Consulting, LLC is rapidly becoming a leading provider of Information technology consulting services to the tri-state area. We have an aggressive management team with over 40 years of experience in the IT industry. From programmers and system analysts to PC support specialists and certified network professionals, our consultants are amongst the top in their fields.

We are looking for smart, motivated people with solid skills and innovative ideas. We offer a highly stimulating, team-oriented environment coupled with an excellent package. If you are a professional whose qualifications match any of those listed below, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@futurtech.com.


Technical Lead (top of page)

The primary responsibility of the Technical Lead is to manage the technical tasks and resources associated with a project. This includes application development, defect correction, implementation, infrastructure design and implementation, and maintaining current technical documentation.

Position will require strong organizational, problem-solving and communication skills, in-depth knowledge of information technology methodologies, and adherence to State standards and regulations. The Technical Lead is highly organized, articulate, and detail-oriented. The Technical Lead should have highly developed technology acumen and be comfortable leading and delegating within a cross-functional project team structure.

Responsibilities:

  • System design document and life cycle
  • System testing/validation
  • Technical change control
  • Ensuring database administration tasks are completed according to project schedule and plan
  • Software quality assurance and adherence to standards
  • Elevating issues and risks to the PM
  • Development and implementation of project technology plan
  • Leading technical interactions with vendors
  • Leading technical advisory group or using other means, as appropriate, to seek outside technical expertise to solve technology issues
  • Utilizing most appropriate technical tools for project development efforts with a goal of 3 – 4 year review of upgrade options
  • Work with PM and FL to ensure project deliverables are met to the satisfaction of the courts
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and seven years of Technical Lead experience with three of those years in a manager capacity or specialization
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge of development life cycle methodologies, project management principles, and management of all technical facets of an application development and implementation project
Experience:
  • Candidate must have working knowledge of diverse development technologies
  • Candidate must have working knowledge of IT hardware infrastructure and its associated documentation
  • Candidate must have experience in analyzing data sizing and application usage constraints
  • Candidate must have the ability to manage defect correction as reported from system and user testing activities
  • Position requires the ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing, and coordinate between multiple technical teams, which provide partially dedicated resources
Accountability:
  • Successful candidate is expected to work in a self-motivated environment with clear accountability for the staff they will be supervising and/or for whom they will be coordinating work product
  • Position is responsible for the leadership of the information technology project teams engaged in the project and for effectively supervising any staff and/or varying classifications of employees, including other management level personnel
Complexity and Scope:
  • Candidate must be able to lead/assist diverse teams through technology deployments and provide leadership when needed
  • Candidate must ensure technical standards are being met as project milestones are completed
  • Candidate must be a team player since position requires extensive collaboration
  • Candidate must be able to lead a team of diverse technical skill sets with varying availability to the project
  • Candidate must be skilled in deriving technical level of effort
  • Position requires the ability to oversee the technical facets of multiple projects and report the status of each
If you are interested in the above position, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@futurtech.com.
Network Engineer (top of page)

Responsibilities:

  • Install and configure servers
  • Configure user profiles
  • Configure email accounts
  • Install network operating systems
  • Install and configure Exchange Server
  • Configure backup software
  • Virtualize servers
  • Install and configure routers
  • Install and configure switches
  • Partition drives
  • Install and configure content filters
  • Install and configure spam filters
  • Install wireless access points/routers
Requirements:
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in installation, technical application and user assistance of computer/telecommunication hardware and software systems
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • MCSE certification
  • 1 to 2 years experience in Windows Server NT, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Small Business Server, Novell, GroupWise, Exchange Server, Active Directory
  • Experience with routers, switches, hubs, firewalls, modems, wireless networks, VPN and remote access.
If you are interested in the above position, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@futurtech.com.
Desktop Technician (top of page)

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot desktop computers
  • Install hard drives, NIC cards, motherboards, etc.
  • Install and configure antivirus software, Microsoft Office, Windows 7 Professional, Windows XP Professional
  • Establish ghost images
  • Set up computers
  • Configure pier-to-pier networks
  • Reformat hard drives
  • Copy files to external media or drives
  • Configure Internet browsers
Requirements:
  • 2 to 4 year college degree desirable
  • MCP certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive experience with Windows XP Professional, Anti-Virus software, MS Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Backup Systems
  • Knowledge of network configuration of both PCs and servers, hard drives, motherboards, video cards, CD ROM drives and sound cards
If you are interested in the above position, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@futurtech.com.
Programmer/Analyst (top of page)

Responsibilities:

  • Develop custom applications
  • Develop web pages
  • Develop web applications
  • Design and administer databases
  • Write program code
  • Write program scripts
  • Program stored procedures
  • Perform testing
  • Write system documentation
  • Conduct system analyses
  • Interview staff and document requirements
  • Design prototype screens and primers
  • Document issues
  • Minimize risk and manage projects
Requirements:
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in application software development
  • Computer science degree or an equivalent from a four year college or university
  • Excellent communication, writing skills
  • C#.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Visual studio .NET experience
  • Strong SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005 skills
  • Experience in Oracle
  • Ability to perform System Requirement Analysis
  • Object oriented programming skills
If you are interested in the above position, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@futurtech.com.

Project Manager (top of page)

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to effectively apply the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities in order to meet project requirements
  • Manage internal and external projects, demonstrating knowledge of, and experience in the application of the five process groups:
    1. Initiating
    2. Planning
    3. Executing
    4. Monitoring and Controlling
    5. Closing
  • Utilize education, skills and experience to:
    • Identify Requirements
    • Address the requirements, concerns and expectations of project stakeholders as the project is implemented
  • Balance competing project constraints including, but not limited to Scope, Quality, Schedule, Budget, Resources and Risk
Requirements:
  • 2 to 4 year college degree
  • 1 to 5 year of experience in Project Management, preferably in the Information Technology environment
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Detail oriented, with ability to multi-task in fast-paced environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate to all levels of management and staff
If you are interested in the above position, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@futurtech.com.
Systems/Business Analyst (top of page)

Responsibilities:

  • Research and analyze existing client environments, including general infrastructure and business processes affecting client operations
  • Collect and document system and project requirements through the effective use of verbal and written techniques such as:
    • Questionnaires
    • Surveys
    • Interviews
  • Prepare comprehensive system requirements documents and technology assessments to be used as blueprints for Information Technology projects
  • Utilize critical thinking and analytical skills to make recommendations concerning information systems technology needs related to the support of the client
  • Guide clients in applying technology to improve productivity, gain efficiencies and become more effective in day-to-day operations
  • Assist clients in managing and integrating technology more fully into everyday work processes
Requirements:
  • 2 to 4 year college degree
  • 1 to 4 years of experience in systems and/or business analysis, with concentration in Information Systems work preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities, including skills associated with preparing and carrying out questionnaires, surveys and interviews
  • Analytical skills necessary to interpret and properly document existing client environment and system and project requirements
  • Detail oriented, with ability to multi-task in fast paced environments
If you are interested in the above position, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@futurtech.com.


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