Now hiring! Functional Lead – Financials and Projects/Grants

GENERAL INFORMATION:

– Location: Washington, DC

– Education: Bachelor’s degree

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovation to provide measurable results.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abaco is seeking a Functional Lead who, under general direction, serves as senior subject matter expert associated with financial processes and Projects/Grants management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Provides subject matter expertise in applications including General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Cost Management, Fixed Assets, Grants Management, Treasury, and Cash Management.

– Understands the integration of these modules with procure to pay and supply chain modules.

– Able to set up, configure, and, if necessary, design functional extensions to the COTS application to meet the desired business process and requirements.

– Configures ERP modules to meet Airports Authority business needs across the Financials and Projects modules.

– Documents the detailed requirements, analyzes the business needs, configures the application, and validates solutions with the business owners.

– Provides functional support to development team members.

– Resolves trouble tickets from end users, develops training materials, and delivers formal and informal end-user training on an as needed basis.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

– Experience in Core Financials Application implementations and/or upgrades.

– Proficient with Oracle EBS R12 GL, AR, FA, CM and Projects/Grants applications and their associated table structures, database and report writing tools, and ERP Application Administration and Security.

– Proficiency in understanding of relevant business functions including budgeting practices and encumbrance accounting is preferred.

– Accustomed to working in a disciplined system development life cycle (SDLC) environment.

– Strong verbal and written communication skills.

– Ability to elicit and document requirements, provide day to day support of the business users and support month-end close.

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Now hiring! Functional Lead – Enterprise Asset Management and Work Order

GENERAL INFORMATION:

– Location: Washington, DC

– Education: Bachelor’s degree

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovation to provide measurable results.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abaco is seeking a Functional Lead who, under general direction, serves as senior subject matter expert associated with Enterprise Asset Management processes and interrelationships with Procure-to-Pay and Financials.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Able to set up, configure, and, if necessary, design functional extensions to the COTS application to meet the desired business process and requirements.

– Configures and integrates software and modules to meet Airports Authority business needs in EAM, Work Management, Inventory, Materials Management, Maintenance Cost Management, Purchasing, Fixed Assets, and Projects.

– Documents the detailed requirements, analyzes the business needs, configures the application, and validates solutions with the business owners.

– Provides functional support to development team members.

– Resolves trouble tickets from end users, develops training materials, and delivers formal and informal end-user training on an as needed basis.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

– Experience in cloud and other Asset Management full life cycle solution implementations and/or upgrades. – At least 2 years’ experience in running business process workshops, presenting and facilitating links to technical design.

– Proficient with ERP application table structures, database and report writing tools, integration and business functions.

– Accustomed to working in a disciplined system development life cycle (SDLC) environment.

– Strong verbal and written communication skills.

– Ability to elicit and document requirements, provide day to day support of the business users and support month end close.

– Experience with RTA, TMS and FM1 computerized maintenance management system preferred.

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Apply now!

Now hiring! Test Engineer – Quality Assurance

GENERAL INFORMATION:

– Location: Washington, DC – Education: Bachelor’s degree

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovation to provide measurable results.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abaco is seeking a Test Engineer who supports development testing for ERP and COTS software systems. The candidate should have working knowledge of MS Windows and web based applications. Experience with the Linux Operating System would be beneficial.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– As a member of the team, the engineer is responsible for writing test plans, procedures and reports.

– The individual conducts tests and works with developers to resolve discrepancies.

– The tester ensures that all software and documentation is in compliance with established standards.

– The tester is able to perform independently and within groups.

– The Test Engineer is responsible for verifying that the test design and documentation supports applicable industry standards, time lines, and budgets.

– The test engineer is also responsible for ensuring that testing conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results, and project managers are fully informed of testing status and application deviations from documented user requirements.

– The Test Engineer prepares milestone status reports and delivers presentations on system test and evaluation concepts.

– Senior ERP Technical Lead who provides technical expertise in process areas such as Human Capital Management, Enterprise Asset Management, Procure-to-Pay, Financials, Applications Integrations, reporting and analytics.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

– Experience with system test design and execution utilizing various tools and methodologies.

– Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and application development phases from design through deployment.

– Experience in Oracle EBS, Workday HCM, Payroll, and Financials, Asset Management System, Customer Information System, and Customer Relationship Management applications as well as Oracle SQL, PL/SQL and JAVA is highly desired.

– Demonstrated ability to develop and execute test cases for complex requirements from a traceability matrix.

– Testing methodology certification (e.g. ISTQB) is a plus.

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Now hiring! Senior ERP Technical Lead

GENERAL INFORMATION:

 – Location: Washington, DC
– Education: Bachelor’s degree

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovation to provide measurable results.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abaco is seeking a Senior ERP Technical Lead who provides technical expertise in process areas such as Human Capital Management, Enterprise Asset Management, Procure-to-Pay, Financials, Applications Integrations, reporting and analytics..

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Works with the IT team as a Technical Specialist to design, develop, build, test, and deploy custom extensions such as Reports, Forms, web development, middleware, data conversion routines and other related concurrent programs.

– Builds supportable extensions and customizations.

– Provides expertise in performance tuning/development of data intensive queries.

– Presents conceptual technical solutions that satisfy functional requirements.

– Troubleshoots and identifies root causes of issues/bugs.

– Creates and executes written test plans for technical solutions.

– Provides production support for ongoing maintenance and enhancement of custom programs that interface with third-party vendors and other internal systems.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

– Four years leadership experience in Enterprise Asset Management with a proficient understanding of Human Capital Management, Enterprise Asset Management, Financials, Procure to Pay and/or supply chain systems analysis, solution design, and deployment using Oracle EBSR12.

– Excellent knowledge and experience of the ERP development toolkit including Workflow Builder, Forms, Reports, SQL, PL/SQL, Unix & PERL scripting, web development, SOA, middleware, Java, J2EE, AME, OAF, personalization framework and forms personalization, BI/XML Publisher and template design and development.

– “Hands-on” ERP integration experience utilizing various standard APIs and methods, XML Gateway, TCA etc. with third-party systems using an integration layer.

– Experience in data conversion and interfaces.

– Ability to resolve technical gaps using standard ERP functionality.

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Apply now!

Now hiring! Project/Program Manager

GENERAL INFORMATION:

 – Location: Washington, DC
– Education: Bachelor’s degree

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovation to provide measurable results.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abaco is seeking a Program Manager who directs, oversees and controls a team of multi-disciplined personnel to accomplish the overall management of task orders issued under this service area. Works closely with the Office of Technology business applications and Office of Technology PMO personnel.

Experience managing system deployments and / or operations. Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile certifications preferred.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

– Experience managing projects of multi-disciplined personnel

– Experience with PM methodologies

– Experience working closely with IT personnel

– Experience managing system deployments/operations

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS

– Project Management Professional certifications (PMP)

– AGILE Certifications

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Apply now!

 

Now hiring: Mid/Jr. Systems Administrator

General information

Location – Washington, DC.

Employee type – FT

Industry – Information Technology

Required degree – 4 year degree

Clearance – Public trust

US Citizens only

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

Abaco Strategy is looking for a talented Systems Administrator to provide user and server administration for Windows Server 2012 and infrastructure. A minimum of 4 years of experience is required for this position.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

•Experience with windows migrations and active directory upgrades

•Knowledge of network backup processes and procedures

•Experience building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers

•Experience with Enterprise Backup software

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Monitor server resources, application/server health, and application/server performance to proactively identify and resolve any server-related issue(s).

•Perform analysis on server faults to and implement strategies, approved by the COR, to minimize future issues

•Troubleshoots and resolves server problems

•Recommends system enhancements, tests, and implements approved solutions

•Perform Windows server upgrades and patches

•Author and maintain PowerShell script suite for various server operations tasks

•Ensure the server security posture is in adherence to agency’s mandates

•Analyze security scan finding and address vulnerabilities

 

Certifications and Clearance Requirements:

•Limited Background Investigation

 

EDUCATION AND YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

•4-7 years of IT experience

•BS, IT or related field

 

If you are interested please apply now:

Open Positions: Project Manager

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Employment Classification: Regular, FT Employee

Minimum Experience – 5 years of IT experience, 3-5 years management experience

Required Degree and Certifications:

  • 4 Year Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • PMP certification, required
  • Certified Scrum Master desired, but not required

Clearance – Public Trust

US Citizens Only

 

JOB Description

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

Abaco is seeking a Project Manager to provide leadership, supervision and management of a team for application systems development and implementation. The candidate will be a technologist experienced in developing enterprise IT strategy, definition, implementation, and alignment of program operations and modernization strategies.  The qualifying candidate will possess proven experience in conceptual and communication skills, adept at making presentations for senior client executives, be able to perform independently and in a team environment, have the capability to respond to critical situations, and work to facilitate tasks and process improvement across functional and technical teams. The candidate should also possess a proficient grasp of project management best practices within an agile development environment to bring about organizational changes. The position will require an assessment of the organization, identification of approaches, and the ability to both prioritize and advocate the necessary changes.

Responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Management – Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Team Management – Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
  • Product Owner Support – Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
  • Process Management and Improvement – Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Team building – promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

 

Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies managing projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel
  • Balanced business/technical background:

 

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

 

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

 

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

 

If interested, please fill the following contact form:

Thank you for considering us for employment.

Open Position: ETL Developer

General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Employment Classification: Regular, FT Employee

Minimum Experience – 5-10 Years’ experience with data warehousing

Required Degree – 4 Year Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline

Clearance – Public Trust

US Citizens Only

JOB Description

Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.

Abaco is seeking an ETL Developer to support a federal Agency located in the Washington, DC Metro Region. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and testing ETL data processes, capturing and analyzing business requirements, and developing reports. To be successful, it is critical that you are flexible and able to work well within a team environment. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will have solid industry experience in the following area(s):

* Design, develop and test ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) data processes (using SQL SSIS)

* Work with Business analysts to understand requirements and create technical specifications

* Develop Source-to-Target mappings

* Develop and execute unit test plans

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

* Excellent knowledge of data warehousing, dimensional, relational, and OLAP data modeling

* Demonstrated independent problem solving skills and ability to develop solutions to complex analytical/data-driven problems

* 5-10 years’ experience in data warehouse and data mart development (SQL Server)

* 5-10 years’ experience designing and developing ETL programs and stored procedures for Data Warehousing (using tools such as SSIS, Informatica, etc.)

* SQL server Database management with T SQL skills

* ETL tool of SSIS

* SSRS

* Ability to work on multiple projects

* Ability to work with a team

* Good communication skills

* Experience working on a Federal contract

* Preferred Skills:

o Experience with SAP Business Objects, Embarcadero ER Studio, and Tableau

o Experience with source control repository

o Experience with Financial Data Warehouse

Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .

If interested, please fill the following contact form:

Thank you for considering us for employment.