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Technical Associate at Dev Technology Group

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Employer: Dev Technology Group

Expires: 03/31/2020

Technical Associates, #170Dev Technology Group is recruiting for new or recent college graduates to enter our Technical Development Program (TDP) as a Technical Associate. This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates who want to grow in a career in the IT services or government contracting industry.Candidates could have a background or educational focus in software development, business/systems analysis, data analysis, user support, or related area with the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, agile environment.Technical experience is preferred but not required, and candidates can later decide if they prefer a technical career path or one that grows into business analysis and project management.Dev’s corporate culture fosters continuous opportunities for learning and development; innovation is one of our core values. Dev provides numerous ways to enjoy your work and colleagues. Explore our website and find our more about A Day At Dev Technology. Successful candidates will bring a focus on customer satisfaction, attention to detail, and a strong willingness to contribute to the team across a variety of tasks and initiatives, all while learning new skills. The ideal candidate considers themselves a lifelong learner and enjoys solving new and complex challenges.The Technical Development Program Experience: Through participation in the Technical Development Program (TDP), the Technical Associate may support a wide variety of tasks and initiatives across multiple projects, which may include the following:Provide application design and development supportAssist with creation and maintenance of user stories and tasks in tools such as JIRA, TFS, etc.Create and execute functional and automated test plans Interact with customers and end users regarding aspects of the softwareProvide user support, such as talking to users, researching issues, documenting solutionsResearch new technologies, processes, and tools, and present to stakeholdersParticipate in Dev Technology corporate initiatives that support and maintain the company culture and Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation, Resilience, and CommunityTDP participants will engage with various departments across the company, assisting with a variety of efforts as they gain increased exposure and develop relationships throughout Dev Technology.Required Skills and Experience:Demonstrated a strong interest in software development or related technical areas through past employment or academic/personal projects (e.g. GitHub portfolio, etc.)Ability to quickly absorb and learn application functionality well enough to explain it to someone elseUnderstanding of application technology stacks and how they function togetherDemonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writingExcellent diplomacy and communication skills with both clients and technical staffExcels working as part of a teamOpenness to continuous learning and receiving constructive feedback in order to improvePreferred Skills and Experience:Familiarity with agile development methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, or Lean practicesKnowledge of software development concepts and best practicesEducation and Certifications:Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; Candidates who complete an extended technical training program will also be consideredOver 20 years ago Dev Technology began providing IT solutions to meet the mission-critical needs of federal government by exceeding our clients’ expectations through partnership, a commitment to team work, collaboration, and valuing our employees. Dev Technology is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be applied to all phases of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer, discipline and termination. EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer