Senior Citrix Engineer


​Senior Virtualization Engineer to join a hard-working team that manages a very large corporate enterprise. Daily responsibilities include day-to-day provisioning, installation and configuration, operation, and maintenance of the virtual infrastructure. This is a large scale, fast paced, and cross-functional team environment. This is a senior role. It is not for the meek or the beginner.

The main platform in use is Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop. However, we need a candidate with experience supporting various virtualization technologies, including VMware and Cisco, which are also in the environment. The Senior Engineer will also need to be well versed in performance and capacity monitoring.

And the Virtualization Team does have to work with IT Support to manage issues and resolve outages within the timeframe of established Service Level Agreements. This is a 24 x 7 environment and On-Call rotation is part of the job.

You need at least five years' experience with Virtualization, and it should include mainly Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop administration, though VMware vSphere administration and Cisco UCS administration are also important. Your experience should be in a large enterprise environment. A Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization (CCP-V) certification is a big advantage.


Project Manager - Purchasing


We are looking for a talented, experienced Project Manager assist with procurement or purchasing systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an appropriate, detailed plan of activities and responsibilities in reference to assigned projects.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of project information.
  • Ensure delivery and availability of project deliverables in line with current methodology.
  • Proactively identify risks and issues, and escalate as necessary.
  • Form teams, assign responsibility, and coordinate activities.
  • Manage vendors, service providers, and external resources.


Requirements/Skills

  • Experience as a Project Manager, overseeing information technology projects.
  • Experience with Stratton Warren procurement system.
  • PMP certification and/or Certified Scrum Master is preferred.
  • Direct experience managing multiple sophisticated I/T integration.



IT Business Analyst

We are currently seeking a Business and System Analyst for a six-month contract.


Responsibilities

  • Gather and develop Business requirements.
  • Responsible for helping the business to be successful by making data understandable and actionable.
  • Ensure systems meet the business needs of users.
  • Collaborate with Business to understand requirements and create function, non-functional and technical specifications.
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Ability to present information, analysis, ideas and positions in a clear and convincing manner.

 
Requirements:

  • Experience in Business Intelligence, Analytics or information management system.
  • Experience with physical and logical database modeling.
  • Experience with data warehousing.
  • Experience with project leadership.
  • Extensive knowledge of database uses.
  • Expert level ability to understand and write Structured Query Language (SQL).

Data Manager


We are looking for a Data Analytics Manager to manage a team for a client. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement data initiative
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and metrics to monitor performance
  • Partner with Product and Development teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities
  • Identify opportunities for improvement of product offering and present to stakeholders
  • Mine data and extract useful product insights
  • Manage development of data resources, gather requirements, organize sources, and support product launches


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Math, Physics, Engineering, or related quantitative field.
  • Strong background in measuring digital product analytics
  • Experience performing quantitative analysis.
  • Experience with SQL or other programming languages
  • Hospitality and Gaming experience preferred but not required
  • Experience with analysis related to mobile and web

"I became a contract consultant with Taurean Consulting Group in October 2015.  I chose to work with them because of their reputation within the local IT market and have been very happy with the decision.  They were able to place me in a position in a very short time frame and have provided outstanding administrative support.  They have excellent opportunity contacts in the IT industry and are one of the go-to organizations for IT contract talent.  I highly recommend them.​" -Chris, Consultant

System Manager


The System Engineering Manager is responsible for overseeing the system operations of the enterprise through the management of the organization’s system engineers and analysts. The system engineering manager provides guidance when it comes to analyzing and evaluating system functionality, and managing operation systems such as servers, server appliances, data centers, and associated hardware. The System Engineering Manager directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT system initiatives and facilitates the daily maintenance of the IT system operation. This individual is also responsible for ensuring all systems adhere to defined policies and standards. The System Engineering Manager is expected to interface with peers in the Network, Operations, and Security departments, as well as with the leaders of the business units, to ensure the corporate operations are maintained through collaborative co-operation.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and participate in the design and on-going support of corporate systems and data centers.
  • Act as a technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) on systems, operations and best practices from both a server and data center perspective.
  • Oversee the deployment, integration and initial configuration of all new system solutions and of any enhancements to existing solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise’s standards documents specifically.
  • Ensure the enforcement of enterprise security standards with respect to operations and systems.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Network and Security groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of system goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Work closely within the department on corporate technology development to fully optimize the communication of information and allow for information processing.
  • Manage the administration of all computer systems and their corresponding or associated software, including server, racks, storage, appliance and all other associated systems and hardware in the data centers.
  • Creatively and independently provide resolution to IT system problems in a cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT system industry including awareness of new or revised solutions, improved processes and the development of new technologies for improved performance.
  • Understand all contracts related to system technologies and when they expire and when to start renewal process or provide alternative solution.
  • Where necessary, supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of system staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.
  • Develop metrics for the department and opportunities for improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.


 

Job Requirements:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 7 years equivalent work experience.
  • Individuals must have at least 4+ years experience in system administration and engineering in a large or enterprise IT environment, and at least 6+ years experience in Information Technology.
  • High level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills for leadership, technical and business audiences
  • Poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.
  • Must be a critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated and disciplined, with excellent time management skills
  • Working technical knowledge of systems including server, racks, storage, appliance and monitoring tools.
  • Strong understanding of server, storage, client/server and database systems.
  • Proven experience in planning, organizing, and developing IT system technologies.
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles.
  • Strong consideration given for system related certifications, specifically with one or more of the following certifications:
  • CSE
  • MCSA
  • MCSD
  • ITIL
  • CompTIA
  • ISACA
  • or Major Brand Server Certifications such as HP, EMC, Dell, Cisco, IBM, etc.


Technical Project Manager​

We are looking for a talented, experienced Technical Project Manager to assist with a Kronos upgrade project.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an appropriate, detailed plan of activities and responsibilities in reference to assigned projects.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of project information.
  • Ensure delivery and availability of project deliverables in line with current methodology.
  • Proactively identify risks and issues, and escalate as necessary.
  • Form teams, assign responsibility, and coordinate activities.
  • Manage vendors, service providers, and external resources.


Requirements/Skills

  • Experience as a Project Manager, overseeing information technology projects.
  • Experience with Kronos implementation upgraded and integrations.
  • Experience with Oracle PeopleSoft
  • PMP certification and/or Certified Scrum Master is preferred.
  • Direct experience managing multiple sophisticated I/T integration.


 

QA Analyst


We are looking for a talented, experienced Senior QA Analyst to assist with Salesforce implementations.  

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all projects adhere to a high level of quality via well-defined test plans and thorough QA practice
  • Participate in the project lifecycle by documenting requirements and testing
  • Work closely with internal resourced to maintain a detailed and accurate understanding of project requirements and feature nuances
  • Document any issues; provide fixes and/or recommendations
  • Maintain a list of bugs and issues within the web-based bug tracking software
  • Conduct on-going testing of all active websites to identify the presence of any regressions
  • Maintain working knowledge of the various web browsers
  • Reinforce testing best practices and conduct research to stay up-to-date on new products and testing methodologies


Requirements/Skills

  • Must have hands-on experience with CRM/ERP implantation specifically Salesforce.com
  • Experience with application testing
  • Expertise with testing methodologies, test plans and test case development, and the defect reporting process
  • Experience working in Agile SCRUM environments and knowledge of at least one script language is a plus
  • Experience creating testing plans
  • Experience using testing tools, Confluence, SharePoint and Visual Team Services


Solutions Architect

We are looking for a strong Solutions Architect to join one of our clients for a full time position.

Responsibilities

  • Architect and design the deployment of the next generation of services
  • Identify areas of improvement and present to management
  • Support the data frameworks for development productivity and mobile apps


Requirements

  • Experience in an IT role with a most recent focus on architecture and design techniques in a large enterprise organization
  • Experience with streaming technologies
  • Experience with web technologies
  • Strong experience with Cloud and VMware
  • Experience with automation deployment tools such as Puppet, and Docker

"Taurean Consulting Group is an exceptional team with high integrity. They work hard and succeed at matching the right candidate with the right opportunity. The interview preparation provided to a candidate is above and beyond anything I’ve seen in my past 6 years of working with numerous consulting agencies, local and national. If you are looking for a new opportunity Taurean is the place to start! " – Jim,  Consultant

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SQL DBA


Senior Microsoft SQL DBA with a strong understanding of SQL troubleshooting, performance tuning, backup strategies, running transactions, etc.

Skill Set / Experience

  • Database Performance Tuning and Optimization leveraging native SQL tools
  • Manage SQL Server databases with multiple product lifecycles
  • Manage database migrations across production environments
  • Support and configure Microsoft SQL Server Clustering
  • Must understand functions, stored procedures, triggers, execution plans, etc
  • Database Replication processes and tools
  • Indexing, clustered and non-clustered
  • Experience with Dynamic Management Views
  • Manage a transactional environment and assist and connect with data warehouse environment. Experience with ETL processes and plus
  • Work in a 24/7 support environment
  • Assist with production database issues. Troubleshoot and isolate issues to root cause and provide issue resolution
  • Previous experience taking lead on database projects
  • Experience with Virtual Environments
  • 5 + years SQL Server DBA experience
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • Strong SQL Server 2005/2000 administration
  • SQL Server Development experience is a plus
  • First-hand prior experience in designing, modeling, developing, and supporting large RDBMSs


Required background

  • SQL Server DBA experience
  • Experience with SSRS, SSAS, and SSIS
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • Strong SQL Server 2005 - 2017 administration
  • SQL Server Development experience is a plus
  • First-hand prior experience in designing, modeling, developing, and supporting large RDBMSs

Project Manager


Are you a Project Managers that thrives in the limelight and interacting with every department in the organization!!  We are looking for a highly skilled Project Manager to lead and manage the project for the enter project life cycle.  

Responsibilities

  • Manage projects using internal process and PMI best practices
  • Manage complete project life cycle from inception to close
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate, detailed plan of activities and responsibilities in reference to assigned projects
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of project information
  • Ensure delivery and availability of project deliverables in line with current methodology
  • Proactively identify risks and issues, and escalate as necessary
  • Form teams, assign responsibility, and coordinate activities
  • Manage vendors, service providers, and external resources
  • Coordinate Quality Assurance processes and ensure original requirements are met. 

Requirements/Skills

  • Experience with gaming and hospitality
  • Experience with Supply Chain
  • Experience leading projects within mid to large enterprise environments
  • Experience with manufacturing a plus
  • Experience using Microsoft Project or other PPM applications
  • PMP certification is preferred
  • Direct experience managing multiple sophisticated IT integration projects to successful completion



Network Engineer

We are looking for talented, level II Network Engineers to oversee the implementation and maintenance of the network architecture as well as supporting the daily operations. 


Responsibilities 

  • Perform complex network management integration 
  • Plan, forecast, implement, and identify resource and bandwidth requirements for network devices and connections
  • Participate in design reviews of information technology systems
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of system installations performed by junior technicians
  • Provide technical expertise on projects for voice, video, and data systems
  • Identify, evaluate, and assist staff in the selection of hardware, software, and services 
  • Monitor and control all infrastructure including local and wide area networks
  • Oversee local area network (LAN), wireless local area network (WLAN), and wide area network (WAN) installation, configuration, and ongoing field service
  • Develop and maintain network documentation
  • Monitor protocol compatibility, perform system tuning, and make recommendations for improvement
  • Configure servers, computers, and a variety of networking equipment
  • Develop DR plans, and HA design strategies
  • Respond to network outage emergencies


Requirements/Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field desired.
  • Experience installing, designing, configuring and/or maintaining computer data, telecommunications, or converged systems
  • Knowledge of design principles for local area networks, switching and routing protocols, Wi-Fi technology, network testing tools, IP addressing and subnet schemes, and voice over IP routing
  • Experience with Palo Alto, Cisco, F5, and Nutanix 
  • Background working in a highly regulated environment - PCI, SOX
  • Experience designing and implementing layer2 and layer 3 routing and switchingExperience supporting large data center environments or enterprise networks

Support Specialist


​We are looking for an experienced Support Specialist to provide end-user support within the company computing environment including, but not limited to, installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading hardware, software, and equipment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide onsite and remote support to end-users in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of computer hardware and software.
  • Use ticketing system to track and complete end-user support.
  • Setup and configure end-user workstations.
  • Provide training to end users.


Requirements:

  • Strong experience with current Windows OS and Office/Office 365 products to include installation, configuration and support.
  • Experience with AS/400, Telephony, and Unix a plus.
  • Experience with Hospitality and Gaming applications.
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server environments.
  • Basic understanding of network hardware and technologies to include router/firewall function and operation, TCP/IP Protocol and Lan/Wan Networks.
  • Basic understanding of networking best practices and network security.​

FOR JOBS IN LAS VEGAS ONLY: All candidates must be legally eligible to work for any employer in the United States without sponsorship or a third party employer. Unable to accommodate visa sponsorships or transfers. Role is onsite, NOT remote. Must reside in Las Vegas, NV or be willing to relocate or commute to Las Vegas.  

JOB OPENINGS

IT Business Analyst - Kronos

We are looking for a strong Business Analyst with experience in time and attendance, manage absence and leave systems to join a team of analyst and interact closely with various technology departments and external resources.  All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental policies, practices, and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with various groups to include Program Management and IT teams, Customers, and/or Vendors to develop Requirements Documents
  • Identify and define scope of work
  • Create Documentation to support projects
  • Create Process Workflows and Diagrams
  • Create Use Cases and story boards


Qualifications:

  • Experience with supporting software replacement projects
  • Experience with HR software
  • Knowledgeable in Business Processes

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Software Architect


We are looking for an experiences Software Architect for a small team at one of our clients in Las Vegas.  The ideal candidate will have experience with WPF, MS SQL, and C++ web development. 

Responsibilities   

  • Architect and leading development and R&D teams
  • Hands-on solution design, roadmaps, prototyping, development, and implementation tasks to support new and current projects.
  • Defining and implementing architecture best practices.


Minimum Requirements


  • Software development experience
  • Experience developing WPF and MVVM based projects
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience with .NET Frameworks and related technologies
  • Hands on experience in implementing/programming in MVVM, MVC and other SOA design patterns

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MySQL Administrator


We are looking for an experienced MySQL database administrator who will be responsible for ensuring the performance, availability, and security of our MySQL instances. You will also be responsible for orchestrating upgrades, backups, and provisioning of database instances. You will also work in tandem with the other teams, preparing documentations and specifications as required.

Responsibilities

  • Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations
  • Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases
  • Prepare documentations and specifications
  • Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary


Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency in MySQL database management
  • Decent experience with recent versions of MySQL
  • Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Knowledge of MySQL features, such as its event scheduler
  • Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases



ETL Developer

Are you a storage engineer looking for your next big adventure.  We are looking for an expereinced storage engineer to join a dynamic team at one of our customers. 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Lead, coordinate, and manage all aspects of storage implementation.
  • Oversee the direction, development, and implementation of storage software solutions
  • Participate in design of new storage, databases, and strategies.
  • Manage delivery of solution within area of specialization, or independently design and implement complex solutions.
  • Coordinate with network and system engineering to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of database environment to meet business demands.
  • Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Own technology solution within respective area of sub expertise including overall design, key decisions, and relations with business owners.
  • Recommend and execute modifications to database infrastructure in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • Keep current with related technologies and releases.


Skills

  • BS in CS/EE with experience as hands on a Storage Administrator.
  • Excellent understanding of EMC VNX and VMAX
  • Experience with EMC Storage Adminstrator
  • Experience in implementing local recovery and disaster recovery
  • Experience in setting monitoring for storage.

Sr Network Engineer
We are looking for talented, level III Network Engineers to oversee the planning, design, implementation, and maintenance of the network architecture as well as supporting the daily operations.


Responsibilities 

  • Perform complex network management design and integration 
  • Plan, forecast, implement, and identify resource and bandwidth requirements for network devices and connections
  • Participate in design reviews of information technology systems
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of system installations performed by junior technicians
  • Provide technical expertise on projects for voice, video, and data systems
  • Identify, evaluate, and assist staff in the selection of hardware, software, and services 
  • Monitor and control all infrastructure including local and wide area networks
  • Oversee local area network (LAN), wireless local area network (WLAN), and wide area network (WAN) installation, configuration, and ongoing field service
  • Develop and maintain network documentation
  • Monitor protocol compatibility, perform system tuning, and make recommendations for improvement
  • Configure servers, computers, and a variety of networking equipment
  • Develop DR plans, and HA design strategies
  • Respond to network outage emergencies


Requirements/Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field desired.
  • Minimum of 5 years of journey level experience installing, designing, configuring and/or maintaining computer data, telecommunications, or converged systems
  • Advanced knowledge of design principles for local area networks, switching and routing protocols, Wi-Fi technology, network testing tools, IP addressing and subnet schemes, and voice over IP routing
  • Experience with Palo Alto, Cisco, F5, and Nutanix 
  • Background working in a highly regulated environment - PCI, SOX
  • Minimum of 5 years designing and implementing layer2 and layer 3 routing and switching
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting large data center environments or enterprise network

We Want

You!