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Working and Jobs in Seattle

The Seattle, WA job market is strong compared to the rest of the US. The Seattle area, generates about half the jobs in Washington. The Seattle economy, with its local production of airplanes and software, is more export-driven than most U.S. metro areas. All these factors indicate that Seattle certainly harbors a thriving job environment.

Workers will find a ton of high-tech & design opportunities, which include graphic designers, internet developers & search marketing strategists in Seattle.

Cost of living in Seattle

The cost of living in Seattle is currently 24% higher than the national average. The cost of housing is a major factor in this higher cost of living. At 51% above the national average, expect your housing costs to be higher if you move to Seattle. Unless, of course, you happen to be moving from an even pricier city such as New York or San Francisco. To see how the cost of living in Seattle compares to other areas use PayScale’s Cost of Living Calculator to get a Cost of Living Comparison for Seattle and other U.S. cities.

Salaries in Seattle

Home to companies including Starbucks, Boeing, and Amazon, Seattle is a great place to find a job. Not only are there opportunities for careers in Seattle, many of these careers come with competitive salaries. Comparing median Salaries in Seattle by Job Title shows high annual salaries for many positions in the IT industry. For example, the median salary for senior software engineers is around $98,000. Researching Salaries in Seattle by Employer Type shows that careers in government and health care can also be lucrative. Seattle’s average annual salary is $65823.

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Application Developer Lead- Front end web developer

Job Reference: 17-03514 Type: Contract

As a Sr. Front End Web Developer for client you'll join a world-class team of talented developers to create highly trafficked web applications and engaging customer facing sites that drive this unique brand. You'll be responsible for the conceptualization, production and testing of front-end solutions that are semantically sound, usable, and attractive that account for speed, file size, readability and accessibility - using modern web standards and DOM scripting.

You will have mastered creating cross-browser solutions that separate structure, presentation and behavior using semantic XHTML\HTML5 markup, CSS 2\3 and modern unobtrusive, object oriented JavaScript. You should have strong knowledge of DOM scripting and event handling with experience using one or more JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, Prototype, Dojo, YUI - we use jQuery), including expert-level skills at Ajax implementation.

Additionally, you'll be familiar with accessibility standards such as Section 508. You will frequently work with Software Engineers to produce front-end templates for integration into a larger software application. While not your primary job function, it is recommended they have experience with at least one of the following development technologies: ASP.NET, PHP, Ruby, and Python (all MVC based); and have experience integrating with a prominent Content Management System: SiteCore, Drupal, WordPress, Expression Engine CMS, etc.

As with all of the technical staff, developers are comfortable working in a deadline-driven, technology-agnostic and design-focused environment. They are dedicated to producing high quality and elegant solutions that meet or exceed client requirements and expectations. They are professional, courteous, wildly creative, and possess excellent verbal and written skills.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Coaches and mentors other less experienced team members.
  • Performs cross training and facilitates information sharing among team members.
  • Collaborates with team members to recommend new software development technologies and development processes.
  • Designs, develops, implements, documents, and tests changes to an application subsystem.
  • Codes, tests, debug, documents, and implements complex software applications.
  • Creates more complex prototypes and ensures deliverables are high quality and meet user expectations.
  • Supports system and integration testing activities.
  • Initiates design reviews for new applications and adheres to software development standards.
  • Participates in systems planning, scheduling and implementation.
  • Collaborates with project team to keep projects on schedule by coordinating activities, monitoring project schedules, and costs.
  • Participates in, leads and mentors others in requirements gathering and functional specification activities.
  • May assist Functional Analysts in completing deliverables and translates business requirements and functional designs into technical designs. Assist with development of functional designs and resolving complex design issues.
  • May act as senior technical expert to consult with and analyze the business needs.
  • Resolves and helps mitigate production application issues and assists less experienced application developers as needed.
  • Works with other business and technology teams to support resolution of end user inquiries.
  • Contributes to the documentation of production support processes.
  • Anticipates long-term support issues and plans for corrective actions.
  • Working with application development leads, establishes, maintains and ensures compliance with standards for development, testing and documentation.
Summary of Experience
  • HTML and JavaScript application development and programming experience (6 years)
  • Analyzing, diagnosing and proposing solutions to user problems (6 years)
  • Providing support to various business applications (6 years)
  • Working with process owners and identifying information technology solutions that enable business process improvement (4 years)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent proficiency in programming languages and design patterns.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, especially when dealing with bugs.
  • Ability to quickly learn new application systems and technologies
  • Knowledge of basic project management framework and methodology such as agile.
  • Ability to accurately estimate design and development timelines for application components

Desirables Skills
  • Experience implementing accessibility standards such as Section 508
  • Experience developing responsively designed websites using media queries.
  • Understands the principles of progressive enhancement and is able to apply these principles in the design and development stages of a project.
  • Experience developing websites for and testing on mobile devices.
  • Familiarity with the following JavaScript libraries: Modernizer and Optimizely.
  • Experience implementing web analytics technologies, i.e., Google Analytics, WebTrends, DoubleClick, etc.
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 

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Sr System Engineer

Job Reference: 17-03327 Type: Contract

Sr Systems Engineer - Seattle, WA
Location: Seattle, WA
Duration: 6+ months

This System Engineer position is in support of the design, install, and configuration of point-of-sale client computers (POS). These clients run Microsoft Windows operating systems and include mobile and fixed form factors.

Top 3:
Window 10
IOT - internet of things
Familiarity with tablet computers

Hardware and software troubleshooting
Wifi networks and hardwired network troubleshooting

Need to have experience with integration with devices (payment devices will be big)

This person will be 100% focused on siren retail, day to day troubleshooting and configuration/integration for the siren retail POS systems.
Most of the work can be done within the SSC, however the roastery is where the POS are being used and is a great way to see the systems in action. Visits to the roastery can include debugging problems within the POS, working with the hardware vendor to adjust the POS devices, and taking those solutions to run through test and see within the roastery how it really works.
Most of the time will be spent at the SSC running through test for the POS

Funding through end of calendar year, and will likely extend to full 18 months. Couple projects in the pipeline that will use the same POS that this individual will have the ability to continue on to those projects.
Interview: Phone interview 45 min and on-site 1-1.5 hours

Typical Day: Building new client image with core software and applications
Troubleshooting client issues (connectivity, performance, device compatibility, etc.)
Testing new OS installation on existing hardware
Testing new HW platforms

Nice to Haves/Must Haves:
Core Skills
- Skill and experience in modern computer standards, Example, TPM, UEFI, etc.
- Windows OS, including security policies, settings and registry
- Disk imaging technologies and techniques
- SQL Server install and configuration
- Scripting in batch and Powershell
- Wired and Wireless Network design/configuration basics
- Hardware driver configuration
Nice to Have
- Familiarity with OPOS and POS for .net
- Familiarity with POS devices such as cash drawers, scanners, mag-stripe readers

Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page


 

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