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Added Apr 18, 2024

React Developer (26271)

REMOTE REMOTE | Contract LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! LRS Consulting Services is seeking a React Developer for a contract remote opportunity with our financial client in Chicago, IL! Responsibilities: Develop new user-facing features using React.js for the organization's Learning Management System (LMS). Build and utilize reusable components from front-end libraries. Work with APIs for dynamic content updating and management. Review application requirements and interface designs to ensure compatibility and feasibility. Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability and meet product stakeholder requirements. Maintain code quality, organization, and automation. Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred. Minimum 4 years experience in software development with 2+ years recent experience in React, preferably in enterprise production environments. Proficiency in building &/or utilizing reusable components from React libraries. Good hands-on experience calling APIs from React. Good hands-on experience in unit testing. Good knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 17, 2024

Change Management Consultant (26268)

Minneapolis MN | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a Change Management Consultant with our client in Minneapolis, MN The purpose of this position is to actively drive the change management workstream of a large-scale project, working in partnership with the project manager, corporate communications, training, and several other key project team members, The role will create a change management plan, including producing deliverables defined in the plan. Throughout the life cycle of the project, this role is expected to ensure key stakeholders are informed and engaged and ensures company and industry standard change management methodologies and tools are utilized. Responsibilities: Develop change management plan for successful rollout of new portal including: Managing a stakeholder engagement plan Identifying and tracking progress toward project-specific change metrics Managing Impact Assessment plan, articulating impacts by role across the organization so that the information can be used in communication, training and change plans Managing stakeholder engagement & change champion plans, working with communications resources to draft updates for project team members to share within their organizations Managing comprehensive training plan, working with SME resources to ensure appropriate training method is determined, training materials are created/reviewed, training schedule is coordinated and executed for necessary audiences Managing communication plan, working with corporate communication and SME resources to ensure appropriate enterprise & internal HR communications are created/reviewed/distributed in accordance with the plan. Attend project meetings to track changes that will impact stakeholders to ensure changes are addressed in communication and training Assist project manager, owner and sponsor with change management work as it arises including proactively identify risks to successful change adoption within the project and working collaboratively to develop and implement appropriate responses Provide change management input to project management processes and status reporting Skills: Strong change management skills on large-scale initiatives, familiar with owning project-specific change management deliverables Strong communication & collaboration skills including meeting facilitation Experience with enterprise-wide systems rollouts Familiarity with working within a Project Management Office Familiarity with Jira a plus Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 12, 2024

Technical Writer (26264)

Minneapolis MN | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a Technical Writer with our client in Minneapolis, MN Job Description: General Description/ Purpose: Responsible for creating and updating documents, while maintaining appropriate styles and guidelines to meet documentation guidelines. Conducts needs assessment and develops project plans to effectively create documentation. Responsibilities: Create and update documentation, maintaining documentation standards, styles, and guidelines, as well as manage the online documentation process for assigned line of business. Consult with business partners on the best way to present content and increase usability. Conduct needs assessments, develop project plans, facilitate meetings, and perform other consulting roles to develop effective documentation for assigned line of business. Work closely with business-line leadership and support groups and other references. Perform reporting of documentation statistics. Key Skills/Experience Required: Ability to work independently with strong self-initiative and high degree of flexibility. Able to build strong working relationships with all levels of the organization. Understanding of online documentation presentation best practices. Strong written communication skills required. Top Requirements: Develop a comprehensive playbook detailing practices for compliance with updated Model Governance Policy and other relevant policies. Define procedures for compliance with specific policy sections, including Model Implementation, Model Documentation, Validation Findings and Model Approval. Establish protocols for considering and addressing potential bias in models. Develop a Practice Guide for end-to-end Model Ops Framework deployed within the AWM Data Lake environment (a cloud-based lake using AWS environment). Collaborate and refresh the user agreement documents for new user onboarding, new data use and the annual attestation of practices and procedures. Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 10, 2024

PC Systems Specialist (26257)

Decatur IL | Contract LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking (3) experienced PC Systems Specialists for a 6-month contract opportunity with our client in Central Illinois! Consistently ranking in the top 200 of Software Magazine’s annual Software 500 list, LRS is known by clients for quality, flexibility and strong relationships. Clients expect LRS to deliver only the best, hardworking consultants for their engagements. Contact us today if you are the best consultant for this engagement! The PC Systems Specialist will: Utilize their excellent customer service and communication skills to work with end-users to configure, image, and build desktop and laptop computing devices, upgrade machines from windows 7 to windows 10 and install and train users on software. To apply, please visit us online at www.LRS.com. Applicant Requirements: Must have 2+ years experience with the following: Configuring, imaging, and building desktop and laptop computers. Performing Windows migrations (Windows 7 to 10) Inputting and fulfilling tickets in ticketing systems Customer service and customer support/troubleshooting Troubleshooting OS and 3rd party software Software installation experience Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal) Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 09, 2024

Application Developer (26255)

Topeka KS | Contract LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Full Stack for our client in Topeka, KS. This is a long-term contract opportunity that could lead to permanent employment for the right person. If you’re that person, if you have the ,Net expertise that we need, submit your resume now! LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts combined with your technical expertise equals career possibilities for you. So let’s get to work! Hands-on development using .NET technologies Debug and resolve any challenges with the applications Involvement in full development life cycle. Design, Coding, test, build, QA, deployment and maintenance. Excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills Influence/encourage team to build solutions with quality and confined to architecture Work with business partners to understand functional requirements and translate into consumable technical stories Design and develop front end solutions Design and build back end Solutions Requirements: At least 2 years of experience working in a . Net Framework Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US Third party candidates will not be considered Must be willing to work on-site 3 day per week LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 09, 2024

IT Support Technician (26252)

Urbana IL | Temp to Perm Time to get to work! We’re seeking an experienced IT Support Technician for a client in Central Illinois. This is a 6-month contract to hire. If you’re that person and if you have the IT Support expertise that we need, submit your resume now! LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keep them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts, combined with your technical expertise, equals career possibilities for you. As an IT Support Technician, you will be working on the service request team and focus on Moves, Adds and Changes within the clients organization. Must 2+ years of experience with the following: Tier I & II IT Support End user moves/relocation (IT Hardware) installs Hardware installation and troubleshooting Phone installs/troubleshooting PC installs, builds and troubleshooting Must have 1 year with the following: Active Directory Documentation/Ticketing System Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal) Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 08, 2024

Sr. Application Developer (26247)

REMOTE REMOTE | Contract Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Sr. Application Developer for a contract opportunity with our client in Central Illinois! LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We have built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we are very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! As a Sr. Application Developer, you will be tasked with the following: Under general direction, operates in a multi-role fashion to design, develop, code, and test complex programs for website applications and other digital technology solutions. Collaborates with all necessary departments within the company to successfully drive digital solutions, such as the company website, B2C and B2B eCommerce, customer portal and customer-facing mobile applications to completion. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Design, develop, and code difficult and complex programs for enterprise web applications using java J2E frameworks Develop test data and analyze problems in programs Recognize the critical elements of complex application problems, develop and evaluate data, determine solutions, and make logical recommendations Express difficult and complex concepts clearly and concisely both orally and in writing Write clear and logical reports, program documentation, and instructions Work effectively and independently on assigned projects Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with administrators, technical and functional team members and users Train system users effectively Meet established priorities and schedules Learn and apply new concepts in information technology Works effectively with other IT teams in an Agile environment Must have 5+ years of experience with the following: Designing, developing, and coding difficult and complex programs for enterprise web applications using java J2E frameworks Experience in both traditional projects and Agile-based delivery Experience with ORM tools Experience with Web service development and consumption (REST and SOAP) Experience with Mobile application development Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (Angular) Experience with the SQL database (SQL Server) Experience with NoSQL databases (Mongo) Experience with Unit testing tools and methodologies (JUnit, NUnit, MS Test) Desired Experience: Experience with Kubernetes a plus Experience with Azure Cloud development a plus Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal) Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 05, 2024

JDE Consultant (26249)

United States US | Contract We're on the lookout for a skilled ETL consultant to join us on a contract basis. Your primary responsibility will be to extract data from JDE and mainframe databases and seamlessly load it into SQL Server. Responsibilities: Data Identification: Leverage your extensive JD Edwards knowledge to identify and categorize data within the IBM i LPAR environment, specifically focusing on files like F0911, ensuring accurate allocation to each Business Unit. Data Segmentation: Develop and execute a robust strategy to effectively segment data, guaranteeing that each Business Unit accesses only relevant data while upholding data integrity. Mainframe Collaboration: Collaborate with the Mainframe team if needed to replicate the data separation process, maintaining consistency and accuracy across platforms. Documentation: Maintain meticulous documentation of the separation process, configurations, and data mappings for future reference and audits. Testing and Validation: Conduct comprehensive testing and validation of separated data alongside cross-functional teams to ensure post-separation systems' functionality and accuracy. Compliance: Ensure adherence to regulatory and compliance requirements, including data privacy laws, throughout all data separation activities. Collaboration: Engage with IT teams, Business Unit leaders, and stakeholders to comprehend their specific data needs and ensure the separation aligns with their requirements. Requirements: Proficiency in JD Edwards (JDE) systems, particularly in data management and separation. Sound understanding of IBM i LPAR and Mainframe environments. Strong problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail. Effective communication and collaboration abilities for seamless interaction with cross-functional teams. Familiarity with data privacy and compliance regulations. Project management prowess and a track record of meeting deadlines. LRS is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Added Apr 05, 2024

Senior F5 Engineer (26244)

Remote Remote | Contract LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Senior F5 Engineer for an exciting contract opportunity with a client of ours in Chicago working remotely. Responsibilities: Oversee, manage and coordinate network policy. Assist in the configuration and troubleshooting of F5 load balancers. Manage the load balancing network and application requirements. Collaborate and coordinate with internal support teams and give timely reports to the management. Be a resource for new implementations, cloud environment, integrations, and project designs. Provide the technical support necessary for security compliance initiatives. Examine, evaluate, install, and ensure compliance with new technologies and solutions. Evaluate the need for any new reconfigurations and make suggestions for the implementation as and when required. Manage daily administration of the load balancer environment including network performance, resolving issues and deploying solutions. Requirements: At least 10 years of experience with F5 Experience with LTM Experience with GTM Automation experience a plus Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Apr 01, 2024

Senior Project Manager (26155)

Minneapolis MN | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a Senior Project Manager with our client in Minneapolis, MN Seeking a seasoned professional, Senior Project Manager to help implement an off the shelve banking product. Must be comfortable speaking with executives and have packaged implementation expertise. Project deliverables defined in a project charter while ensuring the budget, scope, schedule, risk and quality meet specific success criteria. Throughout the life cycle of the project, this role is expected to ensure key stakeholders are informed and engaged and ensures company and industry standard project management methodologies and tools are utilized. This role is responsible for: Ensuring the project deliverables are strategically aligned with business objectives and defined for the team. Defining, estimating and scheduling project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope through a clearly defined project plan/work breakdown structure. Identifying project resource requirements and working with Steering Committee/Project Sponsor/Project Management Office/Project Management Competency Center to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments. Holding resources accountable for delivering on the project plan, including providing coaching and mentoring of resources Adhering to the approved project methodology for project management and maintains project artifacts and records. Identifying and tracking key measures of success for the project Analyzing project performance, creating cost benefit analysis and identifying optimal solutions that minimize the negative impact and tradeoffs. Implementing corrective actions to ensure project success and facilitates project change requests. Consistently providing internal and external stakeholder communications and progress reports that effectively outline the project status, risks, issues and action plans to ensure project success. Escalating to the Steering Committee/Project Sponsor risks and issues with potential significant impact Working effectively with business partners, vendors, technology, and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by all affected constituencies. Transitioning project into daily business operations at the end of the project. The ideal candidate for this position must possess: The ability to balance approach to political, economic, social, technological, and administrative factors. Competency in adapting to changing environment and ambiguous situations. Attention to detail and ability to drive results. (Executive and Senior roles) Ability to act independently with little direction. Desire to satisfy requirements from multiple customers/stakeholders. The ability to quickly sift through concepts and drill down into actionable steps. Solid understanding of Project Management methodology, tools and techniques, including Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMi) methods. (Executive and Senior roles) Demonstrated experience leading multiple complex projects from design to delivery. Objective decision-making ability, strong analytical, and problem solving skills. The ability to adjust quickly to changing situations and the ability to drive results through ambiguous environments or unexpected obstacles. BA and/or BS in Business, Finance, Mathematics or related field or equivalent work experience. Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. Fulcrum/LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Mar 27, 2024

Senior .NET Developer (26221)

Minneapolis MN | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a .NET Core Software Developer – at our client in Minneapolis, MN. As a Software Developer – partner across IT and with assigned business line(s) to assess, research, and analyze business, technical and system needs in order to resolve business systems issues by recommending technology solutions that meet sponsor/stakeholder needs. What will you do? • Responsible for all aspects of joint development including hands-on and assists with vendor negotiations where applicable • Develops detailed plans and accurate estimates for the design, build, implement and stabilize phases of the project and manage detailed design phases for large projects/ programs identifying, tracking and resolving technical issues and ensuring solution meets sponsor needs and PLC deliverables • Provides consulting services on new and strategic initiatives (medium to large of varying complexity) • Researches emerging trends/best practices and determines implications of proposed solutions on meeting business unit strategy • Develops feasibility studies and proposals for senior management and executive decisions on large complex projects • Together with Project Manager, and Solutions Architect determines best mix of development, interfacing applications, third party vendor solutions to meet business requirements and project objectives • Provides input and coordinates with DBA in creating new and modifying existing database structures using different types of databases and recommending appropriate DB based on required functionality across multiple systems • Provides direction, expertise, feedback, coaching and development to build the capability of more junior staff • Spearheads joint technical design sessions (internally and with SaaS vendor) via technical iteration of design, development, documentation, testing and deployment What do you need to succeed? Must-have • 3+ years of experience in a real-world setting with C# and .Net Core • Understanding of SQL Server (DDL and DML) and use of that in a .Net Core application • Real-world experience with REST web services (client and server) in a .Net Core application • Ability to accept a technical user story and see it through execution with minimal supervision • Ability to fully unit test development work with automated unit tests • Professional with experience on multiple projects with multiple interfaces and/or 3rd parties Nice-to-have • Experience with .Net Core running on Linux • Some familiarity with lightweight/utility .Net Core web UI development • Dev-ops experience with Docker or similar container ecosystem • Experience with Kafka (producer and consumer) Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Mar 26, 2024

i Series Admin (26226)

Remote Remote | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a IBM I Operations Specialist for an exciting remote opportunity. LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts combined with your technical expertise equals career possibilities for you. About Us We're a leading IT Staffing company looking for a seasoned IBM i Operations Specialist to join our dynamic team. If you're a well-rounded individual skilled in IBM i operations and work management, we want to hear from you! Position Overview The IBM i Series Administrator will be responsible for managing and supporting IBM i environments. This includes job flow, system monitoring, third-party applications, and system security. This role works closely with the programming staff and reports directly to the IT Manager. Responsibilities Manage IBM i job flows, subsystems, and job descriptions. Monitor, update, and configure third-party applications. Implement and oversee IBM i security measures. Support user connectivity via TCP/IP, lines, controllers, and devices. Handle Save/Restore options and strategies, including working with IBM's BRMS software. Read and interpret IBM i service logs, send required information to IBM. Comfortable with CL programming and general application support. Liaise with the programming staff for promoting/demoting program updates. Skills Needed Familiarity with IBM i job flows, subsystems, and job descriptions. Experience with Third-Party applications, particularly the following: Prodata DBU PTC Host-Dev AFPTOOL, MAILTOOL, SPOOLTOOL SEA Audit, Hawkeye, ZipCity/PerZip4, Z4LatLon PowerTech Authority Broker, PowerTech AntiVirus And more Strong understanding of IBM i security (authorities, user profiles, etc.) Comfortable with user connectivity (TCP/IP, lines, controllers, devices). Familiar with Save/Restore options and IBM’s BRMS software. Competency in CL programming and IBM i internal database. Qualifications 3+ years of experience in IBM i system administration. Must have permanent Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship Third party candidates will not be considered Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS Company, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Mar 22, 2024

ITSM Process Analyst (26225)

Eagan MN | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a ITSM Process Analyst for a hybrid contract position with our client in Eagan, MN Responsibilities: The Metropolitan Council is seeking the services of a highly skilled and experienced IT Service Management (ITSM) Process Developer to assist in developing, creating, and enhancing our IT service delivery processes. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in streamlining and improving our ITSM framework to ensure efficient and effective service delivery. The ITSM Process Development Contractor will be responsible for the following key deliverables and activities: Current Process Assessment: Conduct a thorough assessment of our existing ITSM processes. Identify areas for improvement, potential bottlenecks, and inefficiencies. Document current workflows, procedures, and policies related to IT service management practice. Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and service practice expectations. Identify and document specific needs and preferences for IT service delivery supporting practices. Ensure alignment of ITSM processes with organizational goals and industry best practices. Process Design and Documentation: Design streamlined and efficient ITSM processes based on industry best practices (ITIL, COBIT, etc.). Develop detailed process documentation, including workflows, roles, responsibilities, and key performance indicators (KPIs). Create user-friendly practice documentation for end-users and IT staff. Implementation Support: Provide guidance and support during the implementation of new ITSM processes. Collaborate with internal teams to ensure smooth transition and adoption of the updated processes. Conduct training sessions as needed for end-users and IT staff. Continuous Improvement: Establish mechanisms for continuous monitoring and improvement of ITSM processes. Implement feedback loops and key performance indicators to measure process effectiveness. Propose and implement adjustments to processes as needed for continuous optimization. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of ITSM processes. Generate regular reports on the performance of ITSM processes for management review. Third party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS Company, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Mar 21, 2024

Project Manager (26222)

Central IL | Contract Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking 2 Project Managers for a contract to hire opportunity with our client in the Central, IL! Local candidates will be given preference. LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! The role: In your role as Project Manager you have the authority to run projects on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the business sponsor and client's leadership. You will manage complex, interdisciplinary projects comprising experts from the business segments and the corporate functions. The Project Manager’s prime responsibility is to ensure that the project delivers to the agreed standard of quality and within the specified constraints of cost, time and benefit. Responsibilities: The main duties of this role will include: Plan, manage and monitor the delivery of projects from project initiation to project closure Define and implement overall project governance structure and provide clear roles and responsibilities for the project team and key stakeholders Redefine and optimize business processes and organizational structures to support the implementation of the client's strategy Manage mid- to larger scales acquisitions, joint ventures & divestments Ensure that projects produce the required deliverables to defined standards of quality within agreed cost, time and other constraints Identify and manage risks and issues, including the development of contingency plans Manage 3rd party suppliers (where applicable) Requirements: Candidate must have the following experience: 3+ years of professional project management experience with a proven track record of successful project delivery is a requirement. Relevant industry experience is an advantage. Demonstrated experience in driving or assisting process improvements initiatives is a requirement, whereby exposure to Lean, Six Sigma or similar methodologies is considered an advantage Experience in managing or supporting M&A due diligence and integration processes is considered an advantage Experience in managing or supporting CAPEX projects is considered an advantage A PMP or PRINCE 2 certification or the willingness to obtain this certification is a requirement International business engagement and change management experience Working experience with MS Office (including MS Project) Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Mar 18, 2024

Project Management Associate - HR (26217)

Minneapolis MN | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a Project Management Associate within Human Resources with our client in Minneapolis, MN. Number of Years' Experience Preferred: 3-5 years of program/project management in HR Top Requirements: High degree of detail-orientation and organization Intermediate understanding of systems, software and ticketing systems like JIRA MS Office products skill set - skilled in PPT presentations, MS Excel (pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s) Vendor and supplier management skill set Ability to manage complex stakeholders in a matrix environment Strong problem-solving skills and ability to keep detailed task lists, manage issue trackers and execute efficiently Resourceful and able to offer new ideas/solutions Able to escalate issues effectively and manage/mitigate risk for the organization and to the program/project deliverables and timelines Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. Project Description: Responsible for the end-to-end coordination of key activities related to the Chairman’s Award for Excellence (CAE) to execute the company's notable achievements recognition strategy, in partnership with leader and internal and external partners. Independently coordinate CAE program operations and support a positive employee and leader experience through effective resolution of issues, efficient and timely responses to employee and leader questions, and successful planning and execution of global recognition program sponsored activities and events. Partner with Corporate Communications and leadership to develop and deliver CAE program communications that contribute to the overall recognition strategy, drive program participation and enhance employee engagement. Engage with business unit recognition program champions to support and promote CAE program activities, approvals and selection. Partner with team to review and track annual program budget and metrics to measure program success. Partner with SMM and team to plan and execute global CAE winner celebrations globally. Deliver high quality work, effectively manage deliverables and implement best practices from prior program results. Work with vendor as needed to ensure service level agreements are met and invoices are processed accurately. Escalate issues as appropriate. The purpose of this position is to actively drive the implementation of project deliverables defined in a project charter while ensuring the budget, scope, schedule, risk and quality meet specific success criteria. Throughout the life cycle of the project, this role is expected to ensure key stakeholders are informed and engaged and ensures company and industry standard project management methodologies and tools are utilized. This role is responsible for: Ensuring the project deliverables are strategically aligned with business objectives and defined for the team Defining, estimating and scheduling project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope through a clearly defined project plan/work breakdown structure Identifying project resource requirements and working with Steering Committee/Project Sponsor/Project Management Office/Project Management Competency Center to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments Holding resources accountable for delivering on the project plan, including providing coaching and mentoring of resources Adhering to the approved project methodology for project management and maintains project artifacts and records Identifying and tracking key measures of success for the project Analyzing project performance, creating cost benefit analysis and identifying optimal solutions that minimize the negative impact and tradeoffs Implementing corrective actions to ensure project success and facilitates project change requests Consistently providing internal and external stakeholder communications and progress reports that effectively outline the project status, risks, issues and action plans to ensure project success Escalating to the Steering Committee/Project Sponsor risks and issues with potential significant impact Working effectively with business partners, vendors, technology, and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by all affected constituencies Transitioning project into daily business operations at the end of the project The ideal candidate for this position must possess: The ability to balance approach to political, economic, social, technological, and administrative factors Competency in adapting to changing environment and ambiguous situations Attention to detail and ability to drive results (Executive and Senior roles) Ability to act independently with little direction Desire to satisfy requirements from multiple customers/stakeholders The ability to quickly sift through concepts and drill down into actionable steps Solid understanding of Project Management methodology, tools and techniques, including Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMi) methods (Executive and Senior roles) Demonstrated experience leading multiple complex projects from design to delivery Objective decision making ability, strong analytical, and problem solving skills The ability to adjust quickly to changing situations and the ability to drive results through ambiguous environments or unexpected obstacles Required: BA and/or BS in Business, Finance, Mathematics or related field or equivalent work experience. Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Mar 07, 2024

Development Testing Coordinator (26200)

Bloomington IL | Contract LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Development Testing Coordinator for an exciting contract opportunity with a client of ours in Bloomington, IL (Remote, Illinois Residents Only) Position Overview: Join our dynamic team as a Sr. Manual Software Tester in a fully remote capacity. As part of the IT Department, you'll collaborate closely with the Development and Data & Research DTP Support teams to ensure the quality and stability of our software releases. Responsibilities: Coordinate and facilitate development testing activities, ensuring completeness and readiness for external partner testing (85% of time). Collaborate with Development Team Lead to minimize defects in the QA environment (10% of time). Perform additional job-related tasks as assigned (5% of time). Qualifications: Proficiency in testing methodologies and tools. Familiarity with software development lifecycle. Experience in developing test cases or user stories. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, with at least two years of college education or completion of a two-year technical college program. 3+ years of relevant experience. Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. Additional Information: This role offers an exciting opportunity to shape and refine our testing processes. While initially involving significant documentation and process development, ongoing responsibilities will focus on maintenance and improvement. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated professional who is passionate about ensuring software quality and driving continuous improvement. LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Mar 05, 2024

Product Owner (26191)

REMOTE REMOTE | Contract Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company is seeking a Product Owner for a contract position with our client in Minneapolis, MN As a Product Owner at Fulcrum Consulting, you will be a key team member responsible for continuously delivering value to our customers through compelling and empowering experiences. With a focus on alignment with the client's priorities and overall product roadmap, this role demands a minimum of 4 years of experience in product ownership, alongside a deep commitment to innovation and strategic development. Key Responsibilities: Work as a vital member of a cross-functional team, driving continuous value delivery through customer-centric experiences. Collaborate with the Product Manager and stakeholders, ensuring work prioritization aligns with organizational priorities and the product roadmap. Lead the innovation and evolution of the product in line with strategic priorities. Create, maintain, and evolve the product roadmap. Manage the product backlog, including the creation of user stories and acceptance criteria. Prioritize stories to focus on those with maximum business value. Ensure stories effectively communicate customer and stakeholder needs to meet key business objectives. Be available for agile team planning and grooming sessions. Coordinate with other product teams/owners to align product roadmaps and sprint plans, maximizing business value delivery. Ensure alignment of the agile team around similar goals and objectives, participating in all team meetings. Regularly engage with customers and users to identify both implicit and explicit needs. Develop and track key metrics to measure product discovery effectiveness and overall performance, communicating these to stakeholders and business leaders. Foster a sense of urgency, leveraging resources to overcome challenges, and inspire others to achieve high performance and goals while committing to the organization’s direction in Product, Agile, and DevOps methodologies. Required Skills and Experience Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Minimum 4 years of experience as a Product Owner. Experience with client identity apps (ForgeRock, Oracle, Cognito, etc.). Demonstrated ability in developing business cases, roadmaps, and product execution strategies. Proficiency in prioritizing work in alignment with enterprise, division, and product strategies. Expertise in defining high-quality business requirements and Agile story writing. Experience with product management tools and principles across discovery, design, build, release, and measure cycles. Strong leadership skills, with experience in motivating teams. Proven experience in user interface design and usability best practices. Experience in managing large, complex organizational initiatives. Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint is preferred Preferred Product Owner Certification Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. Fulcrum Consulting, an LRS company, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Jan 25, 2024

Sharepoint Developer (26115)

REMOTE REMOTE | Contract LRS Consulting Services is seeking a SharePoint Developer for an exciting contract opportunity with a client of ours in Springfield, IL. Job Summary: The SharePoint Developer is responsible for designing, implementing, customizing, and maintaining SharePoint solutions to improve collaboration, document management, and workflow automation within the organization. This role involves working closely with business stakeholders, IT teams, and end-users to gather requirements and deliver effective SharePoint-based solutions. Key Responsibilities: Solution Design: Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their requirements and design SharePoint-based solutions that meet their needs. Create detailed technical specifications and architectural designs. Development: Develop and customize SharePoint sites, applications, and workflows using SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, and other development tools. Write and maintain code to enhance SharePoint functionality. Customization: Customize SharePoint sites, templates, and web parts to align with organizational branding and usability standards. Implement custom solutions as needed to extend SharePoint's capabilities. Integration: Integrate SharePoint with other systems and applications, such as Microsoft 365, CRM software, or external databases, to streamline data flow and improve efficiency. Document Management: Configure document libraries, metadata, and versioning to facilitate efficient document management and retrieval. Workflow Automation: Design and implement SharePoint workflows using tools like Microsoft Power Automate (formerly Flow) to automate business processes and approvals. User Training and Support: Provide training and support to end-users and teams to ensure they can effectively use SharePoint and troubleshoot any issues that may arise. Security and Permissions: Manage SharePoint security and access controls, ensuring that data is appropriately protected, and users have the necessary permissions. Performance Optimization: Monitor and optimize SharePoint performance, making recommendations for improvements as needed. Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of SharePoint configurations, customizations, and solutions. Upgrades and Maintenance: Stay current with SharePoint updates and patches, plan and execute SharePoint upgrades, and perform routine maintenance tasks. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience). Proven experience as a SharePoint Developer or similar role. Strong knowledge of SharePoint architecture, configuration, and development. Proficiency in SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, and related development tools. Familiarity with SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server editions. Experience with SharePoint migration projects is a plus. Strong problem-solving and communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams. Certifications like Microsoft Certified: SharePoint Developer are advantageous. Third-party candidates will not be considered. Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship. LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Added Sep 29, 2023

Systems Operations Engineer (25888)

REMOTE REMOTE | Contract LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Systems Operations Engineer for a 6-month contract to hire opportunity with our client in Central Illinois! A Systems Operations Engineer is responsible for operational aspects of companies Data Center infrastructure to help enhance the Member Experience. Provides technical support escalation from desktop and Telecom support staff. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and resolves hardware, software, or other network and system problems; replaces defective components when necessary. Monitors network and applications to ensure the availability of all systems to users. Performs necessary maintenance to support network and application availability. Plans, executes, and documents routinely scheduled disaster recovery tests of current infrastructure and applications. Job duties as described with respect to the following areas: Primary: 1) Systems: Windows, Linux, Cisco UCS. 2) Networking: LAN, packet capture analysis, basic network troubleshooting tools (ping, tracert, etc.). 3) Storage: SAN, NAS, archival and both distributed and clustered file server technologies. 4) Database maintenance: Microsoft SQL, MySQL and Oracle. 5) Enterprise Applications: Teller system, CLOS, check processing, Corporate Imaging System, SCCM deployment, etc. 6) Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery (BC/DR): Quarterly planning, failure testing, site operations. Backup and restore of data for BC/DR. 7) Active Directory: DNS, DHCP and Group Policy, user and computer management. 8) Virtualization: Server and network. 9) Collaboration: Corporate Video Systems, internal CHAT solutions, and enterprise email. 10) Monitoring: Network, Systems, and Application performance monitoring tools. 11) Compliance: Understanding of the security policy and procedures for financial industry regulators. Secondary: 1) Networking: WAN, Public DNS, Data Center Switching and Application Delivery Controllers. 2) Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery (BC/DR): Inter-site operability, site architecture. 3) Assist with security maintenance and vulnerability mitigations. 4) Assist all areas of the organization with security alerts, events, incident response, and remediation. Must have 3+ years of experience with the following: Patching TCP/IP protocol LAN/WAN technologies Windows Active Directory Environment; System Administration VMWare vSphere Current Windows Desktop Experience with troubleshooting hardware/software in a network environment. Windows Server 2012/2016, Linux experience Microsoft SQL System Administration Preferred: Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) VMware Certified Associate (VCA) Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal) Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.