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Scrum Master - Multiple Positons

Support the product development process:

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other meetings
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress within the agreed reporting framework
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Support and enforce the Agile methodology and framework used by the project team
  • Fulfill the role of the Scrum Master, leading product development teams in the delivery of business critical, enterprise software development projects to our production systems
  • Ensure the Scrum Framework is implemented effectively and provides coaching and training at the team level to maximize its benefits

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Automation Tester - Multiple Positions

Description of Work:

  • Designs test plans for complex distributed systems in accordance with overall testing strategy
  • Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project and design and execute manual and automated test scripts 
  • Develop and execute maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases
  • Investigate and debug test failures, updating tests or reporting bugs as necessary and provide test coverage analysis based on automation results
  • Regularly leads team through preparing and estimation sessions to define acceptance criteria, ensures that the team's acceptance criteria for stories and tasks is appropriate and being met universally
  • Quality Assurance to ensure full functional testing of new features being added every sprint, as well as full regression testing for all previously implemented functionality in every sprint
  • Collaborate with development organization to understand how development changes affect ongoing Automation efforts
  • Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test object developed and test environments used
  • Assist in the creation of test project status reports and metrics and provide weekly and monthly status to the management
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis

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User Experience Specialist - Multiple Positions

Description of Work:
Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Derive business processes, analyze user needs, assist in requirements definition, design browser-based interfaces, and design and conduct usability testing.
  • Elicit business goals and user needs from stakeholders.
  • Create Personas and Scenarios of Use.
  • Create and refine screen prototypes.
  • Document user requirements, screen designs, and design recommendations.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis.
  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies and procedures for the program and ensure awareness of HIPAA breach process. Understand your role in HIPAA compliance and be able to execute that role in an effective manner.

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Node Js Developer

Description of Work:

  • Provide development support to the government client and enable design, development, and implementation for a Disability System.
  • Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project and design and develop user interfaces/applications and conduct testing
  • Understands the business problem statement, user scenarios, and technical constraints
  • Plan for and conduct implementation activities
  • Participate in planning, retrospectives, demos and daily stand-ups
  • Continuously develops knowledge and skills on pertinent systems
  • Perform thorough unit and functional testing of the code to ensure high quality bug free code
  • Provide weekly and monthly status to the management
  • Develop presentations in MS PowerPoint and conduct briefings to project stakeholders
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis
  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies and procedures for the program and ensure awareness of HIPAA breach process. Understand your role in HIPAA compliance and be able to execute that role in an effective manner.

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Java Developer

We are seeking a Sr. Java Developer who has the skills and experience to participate and contribute in all aspects of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Extensive development work experience is required to design, develop and test application and interfaces. The ideal candidate should have strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills with a keen attention to detail to provide web development support to enable design, development, and implementation for the project.


Description of Work:

  • Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project and design and develop user interfaces/applications and conduct unit testing to ensure high quality bug free code
  • Decompose business and system architecture to support clean-interface multi-team development
  • Understands the business problem statement, user stories, and technical constraints
  • Participate in planning, retrospectives, demos and daily stand-ups
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis
  • Design and implement scalable and robust approaches to caching, security, and databases
  • Develop and use web-based APIs (especially REST-based APIs)
  • Implement web programming techniques and frameworks
  • Ensure Section 508 Compliance
  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies and procedures for the program and ensure awareness of HIPAA breach process. Understand your role in HIPAA compliance and be able to execute that role in an effective manner

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Project Manager

Description of Work:

  • Provide administrative and technical writing support for the SSA IT Modernization Infrastructure Domain and its Agency Cloud Initiative (ACI), Back Office Modernization (BOM), Enabling DevOps, and Platform Transition Engineering Initiatives.  
  • Provide management and tracking of Controls which are used to communicate required actions and resulting deliverables to and from Domain personnel. 
  • Develop and/or edit Domain documentation and web content to convey clear messaging and other information to technical and non-technical people
  • Develop, edit, manage and track contractual and Domain deliverables:
    • Process documentation
    • Domain Roadmaps
    • Executive status reports
    • Weekly status reports
    • Monthly status reports

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Network Technical Project Management Specialist

Duties:

  • Leading all levels of engineers in organizing, supporting and completing projects.
  • Provide technical directions in multiple areas of tasks associated with the contract from research through implementation and maintenance.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates the activities of assigned personnel and must review work of engineers in order to oversee and recognize deficiencies and implement effective solutions.
  • Serves as the Contractor's technical point-of-contact for program operations and must keep the Program Manager and Project Manager informed of the current status of projects and engineering efforts.
  • Serves as the liaison between the engineers and the Program Manager
  • Works directly with SSA managers in charge of the components requesting support services.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of SSA's network, applications, standards, and practices.
  • Provide support for business development, proposal development, proposal reviews, personnel selections, and technical consultations with various customers within Health Solutions, write white-paper on specific subjects within areas of technical expertise.

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Network Architect / Senior Network Engineer

Description of work:

  • Provides technical analysis in data center network planning, engineering, and design.
  • Provides analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to network problems.
  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexes, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Coordinates third-party maintenance for network equipment and troubleshoots problems with department users and department network administrators.
  • Evaluates potential networking products, technical solutions, and capacity requirements to meet business needs.
  • Validate enterprise-level network design, newly released equipment software and operating system for vulnerabilities and deficiencies. Makes changes to mitigate the risk.
  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product.

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Senior Node.js Developer

Description of Work:

  • Provide development support to the government client and enable design, development, and implementation for a Disability System.
  • Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project and design and develop user interfaces/applications and conduct testing
  • Understands the business problem statement, user scenarios, and technical constraints
  • Plan for and conduct implementation activities
  • Participate in planning, retrospectives, demos and daily stand-ups
  • Continuously develops knowledge and skills on pertinent systems
  • Perform thorough unit and functional testing of the code to ensure high quality bug free code
  • Provide weekly and monthly status to the management
  • Develop presentations in MS PowerPoint and conduct briefings to project stakeholders
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis
  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies and procedures for the program and ensure awareness of HIPAA breach process. Understand your role in HIPAA compliance and be able to execute that role in an effective manner

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WebFOCUS Developer

The WebFOCUS Developer will be supporting migration efforts in WebFOCUS 8 for the BI Tools Migration project in the Office of IT Programmatic Business Support (OITPBS). The WebFOCUS Developer will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise for WebFOCUS 8 and conducting outreach efforts to WebFOCUS developers across the agency who are responsible for migrating their existing BI content from a legacy BI tool to WebFOCUS 8. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Conduct outreach efforts and provide one-on-one support to assist developers with their migration efforts by helping with synonym creation, building reports, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Provide analytical and technical support to enable design, development, validation, integration, and implementation of reports.
  • Provide support for creating technical documentation.
  • Provide support for creating training documentation including knowledge library documents and Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Assist with developing best practices for using WebFOCUS 8.
  • Provide recommendations to the technical team on various WebFOCUS functionality to implement.
  • Provide critical technical recommendations/solutions for complex problems.

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Agile Coach

We are currently seeking an Agile Team Coach for our industry-leading clients based in MD/DC/VA Area to work with specific teams and assist them in implementing and improving their Agile Practices. Our Team Coaches stand teams up and work with teams to become effective and efficient in their use of Agile Practices. 

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Project Management Intern

Adding value and impacting the community through education is a vital part of Acuna Consulting. Our intern should be a student or an upcoming graduate interested in a career in Project Management and Business. As an intern for Acuna Consulting, you will gain knowledge in:

  • Applying academic concepts, principles, and solutions to real-world problems
  • Gain exposure to the work structure of both government and private businesses
  • Ease transition from being a student to entering the workforce
  • Experience and exposure to different job opportunities  

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