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Careers

BlueKatana provides top of the line Information Technology services. We resolve our Customers’ technical challenges. We help our Customers complete their Digital Transformation with the creation and setup of Websites, Software, Cloud Services, Cloud Infrastructure, and Automation of inefficient processes.

Business

Business Development Representative

Remote, multiple positions open.

BlueKatana is looking for Business Development Representatives to be part of our team.

You will produce, contact, and follow up leads with potential customers. You will develop a working relationship with them. No special technical expertise is needed, but you should be able to understand the services that BlueKatana has to offer. Some previous experience in business development may be needed for your success, but if you consider yourself a rock star, you can start with no previous experience. You will own the relationship with the customer from lead creation to contract signing. We will provide you with access to our CRM where you will document your work each day. This challenge is only available for driven individuals who are highly motivated.

Responsibilities

  • Feel comfortable through cold-calling and emailing to leads
  • Produce qualified leads from CRM/Marketing campaign data
  • Convert qualified leads into sales opportunities
  • Introduce BlueKatana to potential customers
  • Identify customer needs and be able to tie these to BlueKatana offerings
  • Produce new opportunities from your market
  • Up-sell existing customers when new potential projects are needed
  • Coordinate meetings on-site and via remote-session when needed, include technical resources to help close a contract
  • Produce a lead brief document on the CRM tool for executive review

Skills

  • Awesome verbal & written communicator
  • Great presentation, analysis, and deductive skills
  • Ability to keep your target audience engaged
  • Comfortable reading an audience and able to understand their needs
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple leads at a time
  • Comfortable with technical and business language
  • Customer service superhero
  • Self-stater and quick learner
  • Keeps a professional image at all times
  • Deep thinker, strategic planner
  • BS degree in Business, Marketing or relevant field, or equivalent previous experience

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Project Manager

Remote, multiple positions open.

BlueKatana is looking for Project Managers/Scrum Masters to be part of our team.

You will plan, lead, manage, and see projects through completion for our customers. You will communicate and develop the working relationship with them. High technical expertise and experience in leading IT Projects is expected. The deep understanding of the project goals, the knowledge of the target users, and aspects brought up by all subject-matter experts should provide you with the guidance needed for successfully completing the projects at hand. Previous experience in project management is a must. You will elevate the existing relationship with the customer from contract signing to project completion. We will provide you with access to our CRM where you will document the team's work each day. This challenge is only available for driven individuals who are highly motivated.

On a day-to-day basis, you will conduct waterfall, agile, scrum ceremonies such as status, stand up, grooming, planning, retrospective, post-mortem, and other meetings depending on the methodology selected for the particular project.

You will report weekly status both to your management and customers regarding progress and budget. The Project Manager will be charged with making sure projects remain on target both time-wise and budget-wise. It is expected that the Project Manager will raise any flags regarding scheduling of resources, availability, quality, and budgetary concerns as early as possible.

Responsibilities

  • Plan the evolution of project that may, or may not, be assigned to you
  • Lead the team efforts to project completion, providing direction
  • Communicate and develop a working relationship with the customer
  • Understand and strive to meet project goals
  • Understand target audience and lead the team towards meeting requirements
  • Combine all information provided by SMEs into tasks and PBIs to complete
  • Maintain project status throughout its lifespan using a tool of choice such as TFS, Jira, etc.
  • Update CRM with information significant to project status and useful to sales
  • Conduct all ceremonies as required by the methodology of choice
  • Keep Customers appraised of status with written reports and weekly calls
  • Keep your management appraised of project progress and budget
  • Elevate to your management the need for new resources, new scope, additional budget, and other unforeseen requirements and scenarios
  • Coordinate and attend both remote and on-site meetings, knowing when to include technical resources
  • Up-sell existing customers when new potential projects are needed

Skills

  • Awesome verbal & written communicator
  • Great presentation, analysis, and deductive skills
  • Ability to keep your target audience engaged
  • Comfortable reading an audience and able to understand their needs
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple projects at a time
  • Comfortable with technical and business language
  • Customer service superhero
  • Self-stater and quick learner
  • Keeps a professional image at all times
  • Deep thinker, strategic planner
  • BS Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology, relevant field, or equivalent previous experience
  • Working knowledge of a Project Management tool: Project, TFS, MSVS, Jira, or equivalent
  • Report writing experience
  • Customer followup and communications
  • Budget management experience, a plus
  • CRM experience, a plus
  • PMP or relevant certifications, a plus

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Design & Development

UI & UX Designer

Remote, multiple positions open.

BlueKatana is looking for UI/UX Designers to be part of our team. You can be a UI, UX, or both a UI & UX Designer to apply to this position.

You will be comfortable using UI design tools and completing UX research and business documentation. Your work and UX experience using modern HTML/CSS/JavaScript will be used to determine the experience that the users will have to follow. Your UX experience will be focused on interaction design, use optimization, clear and optimal flow of information to and from the user and the systems in question. You will be an expert visual designer who will take UX products and documents and apply them towards the proper visual design that not only follows the UX recommendations, but also looks appealing and works in the end-user's favor. You have extensive experience with developing interfaces for the web following standard frameworks.

You will have the opportunity to make recommendations and decisions that will affect the direction of our products and sites. You will also be comfortable providing subject matter expertise, guidance and leadership to other roles. You are self-motivated and able to operate independently when needed. You will have the opportunity to learn new design techniques and technology platforms when the projects allow or require you to do so.

We provide UX and development consulting services to other business groups as well as design and build our own portfolio of products. You will be primarily focused on advancing our team’s product portfolio, adding capabilities and maintaining our focus on user experience. You’ll be joining a small and focused product team with experts in UX research, content strategy, design, and development. We use modern standards and techniques, and work on a variety of technology stacks. We understand the importance of user research and testing. We use this understanding to make a real impact to the user experience, creating websites, software, apps, and internal applications that people use every day to do their jobs.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze research and requirements to create process flows
  • Conduct the research required for determining the information architecture documentation
  • Produce and present the Information Architecture documentation
  • Use the approved Information Architecture documentation as a source for the wireframe prototypes
  • Produce and present the wireframes as a blueprint of the projects' solution
  • Create both low-fidelity prototypes, interfaces, and wireframes based on research and validate those with users through usability testing
  • Create high-fidelity visual design mockups of user interfaces
  • Provide guidance and feedback to the rest of the team (development and QA)
  • Lead and mentor UI/UX designers that are junior to you
  • Use and contribute to a growing internal design system
  • Create elements and/or content in customer CMS systems such as WordPress, DNN, Joomla, SharePoint, Sitecore, Pega, etc.
  • Participate in usability testing in various forms to test design ideas
  • Function as part of an Agile product team
  • Learn new techniques and technologies as needed to enhance our work/products
  • Introduce BlueKatana to potential customers
  • Up-sell existing customers when new potential projects are needed
  • Produce notes on the CRM tool for executive review

Skills

  • Experience with all aspects of User Experience
  • Experience in Interface and Interaction Design
  • Superstar in UI Design, Graphic Design, Web Design, Print Design
  • Experienced with UX tools
  • Experienced with Graphic Design tools
  • Knowledge of implications of cross browser and responsive design principles
  • Deep understanding of UI/UX designs for mobile environments
  • Great analysis and deductive skills
  • Comfortable and experienced in understanding users' needs
  • Experience interacting with an enterprise level CMS platform
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in an agile environment
  • Comfortable with technical and business language
  • Customer service superhero
  • Self-stater and quick learner
  • BA/BS degree Art, Design, relevant field, or equivalent previous experience
Front End Developer

Remote, multiple positions open.

BlueKatana is looking for Front End Developers to be part of our team.

You incorporate digital in your everyday life, enjoy being an early adopter of technology and have an informed and educated opinions about digital technologies. You will build best in-class customer experiences for our Customers' projects and internal products. You are experienced in following patterns & practices established by BlueKatana, our Customers, or the different verticals we do business in. You have vast experience in styling, customizing and resolving requirements for the way a solution's UI looks. You are an HTML, CSS, and JavaScript expert who can work in different JS frameworks. You may be required to work on front end applications using platform specific languages, whenever it applies. You can establish responsive solutions that work in the required browsers and platforms. You can adapt to work on web, PWA, and single-platform applications. You will collaborate with your peers in a multi-disciplinary team. You will create out-of-the-box solutions where needed. You will have experience using source control services. You will troubleshoot bugs raised by other team members. Even though your code will be tested under QA's strict patterns, you will be expected to unit test before committing it to merge or the corresponding branch. Your documentation will be, not only in code, but in the proper PBIs where others will be able to understand the logic behind your processes. You will be expected to estimate and remain in line with those estimates for a given set of scope. You will part of an inclusive culture that benefits from "test & learn" as part of the day-to-day.

Responsibilities

  • Use your hands-on experience across multiple technology layers including Front End Development, API Design and DevOps functions
  • Foster innovation through research, conduct studies of competing technologies
  • Enhance your professional knowledge by researching new technologies and software products, participate in educational/training opportunities, and read professional publications
  • Enthusiastically accept ownership for accomplishing new and challenging assignments
  • Analyze the documentation that will be provided to the development team while it is being created/discussed with the UI/UX/Customer teams to catch issues earlier in the process
  • Use wireframes, specs, and other assets provided to establish how the solution will be tackled
  • Create Tasks for each PBI assigned to you
  • Provide rough estimates for each task
  • Produce a technical plan briefly describing the strategy for resolving the task/PBI at hand, including fine/detailed estimates for each task
  • Code following established patterns & practices for the project
  • Follow naming conventions established for the project
  • Use the tools provided for the project for source control, branch, merge, and check in.
  • Create elements and/or content in customer CMS systems such as WordPress, DNN, Joomla, SharePoint, Sitecore, Pega, etc.
  • Complete PBIs during the set sprint
  • Proactively identify process inefficiencies and evolve accordingly
  • Support ongoing content updates and bug fixes as needed
  • Raise any issues and concerns to the PM as soon as detected
  • Carry out code reviews as a reviewee/reviewer depending on seniority
  • Lead and mentor developers that are junior to you
  • Support and encourage a philosophy of cooperation in the team
  • Use and contribute to a growing set of libraries that are used internally
  • Present/demo specific code snippets or UI components to the rest of the team to help their understanding of behavior
  • Function as part of an Agile team
  • Learn new techniques and technologies as needed to enhance our work/products
  • Introduce BlueKatana to potential customers

Skills

  • Proficient in Object Oriented Principles
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript (multiple JS frameworks a plus)
  • Responsive styling for web, PWA, and single-platform applications
  • Experience source control, development environments, bug-tracking, and agile tools for developers such as Jira, TFS, VSTS, VS, Git, etc
  • Multi-tiered application development
  • Client-side debugging including browser debugging
  • Expert use and editing of SVG image format
  • Self-motivated to keep projects moving towards completion
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience interacting with CMS platforms such as WordPress, DNN, Joomla, SharePoint, Sitecore, Pega, etc.
  • Experience developing A/B testing, a plus
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, relevant field, or equivalent previous experience

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Back End Developer

Remote, multiple positions open.

BlueKatana is looking for Back End Developers to be part of our team.

You incorporate digital in your everyday life, enjoy being an early adopter of technology and have an informed and educated opinions about digital technologies. You will build best in-class customer experiences for our Customers' projects and internal products. You are experienced in following patterns & practices established by BlueKatana, our Customers, or the different verticals we do business in. You have vast experience in coding, optimizing and resolving requirements for the middle and back-end tiers. You are a code, process, API, and stored procedure expert. You may be required to work on cloud services using platform specific languages whenever it applies. You can establish efficient solutions that work in their native environments. You can setup the development, QA, and production environments and have them ready for manual or continuous deployment. You will collaborate with your peers in a multi-disciplinary team. You will create out-of-the-box solutions where needed. You will have experience using source control services. You will have experience in the creation and use of micro-services, serverless cloud functions, high availability, and scaleable services. You are expected to know SQL Server and other relational database engines, how to write high-performing SQL Server stored procedures, but also how to use no-SQL engines as well. You will troubleshoot bugs raised by other team members. Even though your code will be tested under QA's strict patterns, you will be expected to unit test before committing it to merge or the corresponding branch. Your documentation will be, not only in code, but in the proper PBIs where others will be able to understand the logic behind your processes. You will be expected to estimate and remain in line with those estimates for a given set of scope. You will part of an inclusive culture that benefits from "test & learn" as part of the day-to-day.

Responsibilities

  • Use your hands-on experience across multiple technology layers including Back End Development, API Design, and DevOps functions, Database coding, etc.
  • Foster innovation through research, conduct studies of competing technologies
  • Enhance your professional knowledge by researching new technologies and software products, participate in educational/training opportunities, and read professional publications
  • Enthusiastically accept ownership for accomplishing new and challenging assignments
  • Analyze the documentation that will be provided to the development team while it is being created/discussed with the UI/UX/Customer teams to catch issues earlier in the process
  • Use wireframes, specs, and other assets provided to establish how the back end of the solution will be tackled
  • Create Tasks for each PBI assigned to you
  • Provide rough estimates for each task
  • Produce a technical plan briefly describing the strategy for resolving the task/PBI at hand, including fine/detailed estimates for each task
  • Code following established patterns & practices for the project
  • Follow naming conventions established for the project
  • Use the tools provided for the project for source control, branch, merge, and check in.
  • Change server settings, create structures used by elements in customer CMS systems such as WordPress, DNN, Joomla, SharePoint, Sitecore, Pega, etc.
  • Complete PBIs during the set sprint
  • Proactively identify process inefficiencies and evolve accordingly
  • Support ongoing content updates and bug fixes as needed
  • Raise any issues and concerns to the PM as soon as detected
  • Carry out code reviews as a reviewee/reviewer depending on seniority
  • Lead and mentor developers that are junior to you
  • Support and encourage a philosophy of cooperation in the team
  • Use and contribute to a growing set of libraries that are used internally
  • Present/demo specific code snippets or settings to the rest of the team to help their understanding
  • Function as part of an Agile team
  • Learn new techniques and technologies as needed to enhance our work/products
  • Introduce BlueKatana to potential customers

Skills

  • Proficient in Object Oriented Principles
  • .Net, C#, C++, T-SQL, and other back-end-related languages
  • Server setup, configuration, and deployment for on-prem, Cloud (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure), or Hybrid
  • Experience source control, development environments, bug-tracking, and agile tools for developers such as Jira, TFS, VSTS, VS, Git, etc
  • Multi-tiered application development
  • Server and Client-side debugging to troubleshoot reported issues
  • Expert use of relational and no-SQL database engines
  • Self-motivated to keep projects moving towards completion
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience setting up and configuring CMS platforms such as WordPress, DNN, Joomla, SharePoint, Sitecore, Pega, etc.
  • Experience developing A/B testing, a plus
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, relevant field, or equivalent previous experience

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Infrastructure

Cloud Infrastructure Administrator

No positions open at this time. Please check again soon.

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Database Administrator

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Network Administrator

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