Careers

Careers

At Sovereign Technologies, we understand that your career is one of the most important parts of your life. We also recognize that you are an individual with your own skills and needs. That’s why our recruiters only consider opportunities for you that fit your unique skills, personality and goals. We offer many exciting opportunities for candidates seeking direct hire, right-to-hire and consulting positions. Sovereign can help you build your best future!

 

Current Openings

IT Professionals – GC6

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: .NET, AJAX, ASP.NET, C#, Engineer, SQL Server, Team Center

Description: Sovereign Technologies is hiring professionals with: a) Master of Science in computer science,  computer engineering, information technologies, or computer programming, as well as 1 year experience in ASP.NET and SQL Server; will provide services at unanticipated locations. b) Bachelor of Science in computer science, engineering, math, or information systems, as well as 4 years experience...

Description: Sovereign Technologies is hiring professionals with:

  • a) Master of Science in computer science,  computer engineering, information technologies, or computer programming, as well as 1 year experience in ASP.NET and SQL Server; will provide services at unanticipated locations.
  • b) Bachelor of Science in computer science, engineering, math, or information systems, as well as 4 years experience in in ASP.NET, AJAX, and SQL Server; may be asked to relocate to unanticipated locations.
  • c) Master of Science in computer science, engineering, information technologies, or computer programming, as well as 2 years experience with .NET, C#, SQL Server, Agile/Scrum, and XML; may be asked to relocate to unanticipated locations.
  • d) Master of Science in computer science, engineering, information technologies, or computer programming, as well as 2 years experience with SQL, C#, and Team Center; may be asked to relocate to unanticipated locations.

Please send CV to HR, Sovereign Technologies:

11414 Gravois Rd, Ste. 301
St. Louis, MO 63126

*Please refer to job code GC6 in cover letter.

.NET Developers – #160355

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: .NET, Agile, C#, Developer, Java, Oracle Developer, SQL Development, Systems Analyst, Web Developer

Description:   Company is currently seeking both Senior .NET Developers and .NET Developers. Responsibilities Provide IT solution design, delivery, and support expertise in Prophet, C#, Web, JavaScript, Oracle, and SQL Server technologies. Apply leadership and ownership through full solution development lifecycle while providing estimates, deliverables, and results. Meet regularly with Project Management and Technical Leads to manage status,...

Description:  

Company is currently seeking both Senior .NET Developers and .NET Developers.

Responsibilities

  • Provide IT solution design, delivery, and support expertise in Prophet, C#, Web, JavaScript, Oracle, and SQL Server technologies.
  • Apply leadership and ownership through full solution development lifecycle while providing estimates, deliverables, and results.
  • Meet regularly with Project Management and Technical Leads to manage status, milestones, risks, and issues in an Agile SDLC.
  • Engage in customer planning sessions and demonstrate ability to drive out requirements.
  • Analyze requirements, develop technical specifications, and perform solution gap analysis via Agile and Scrum methodology.
  • Provide technical and/or business application consultation to customers and team members regarding functionality, architecture, operating systems, and databases for complex product systems.
  • Prepare and present application and programming design solutions to fulfill business requirements.
  • Engage technical analysts and business users to provide input on test cases, test scenarios, and test plans.
  • Engage teams outside of immediate group as required, such as product integration points, infrastructure, help desk, security, and vendors.
  • Evaluate and balance application change risk with business need for timely product enhancements.
  • Efficiently design, deliver, and release operational enhancements to address performance, stability, and monitoring capabilities.
  • Develop and mature operational support knowledge base and playbook documentation to complement product solutions.
  • Identify and rapidly resolve issues to enable operations; provide training guidance to team members and users as required.
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relationships to maintain credibility and trust.

 

Requirements

  • Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into systems design and technical solutions.
  • Proven experience with structured and object-oriented programming, design patterns, relational database design, operating systems, networking concepts, and systems integration.
  • Demonstrate an ability to evaluate project objectives and scope for feasibility, understanding, scheduling, and ensure projects meet budget and plan criteria.
  • Complex analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work well within a team environment and ability to multi-task.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to apply leadership when required.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.

Technical Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Computer Science.
  • Certification in Microsoft C#.NET software development.
  • Certification in Microsoft or Oracle database development.
  • 10+ years of experience in programming/systems analysis in C#.NET, ASP.NET, and JavaScript.
  • 7+ years of experience implementing SOA and web applications with heavy relational database integration.
  • 7+ years high volume RDBMS database development experience with complex SQL.
  • 5+ years of experience with Agile development, including code reviews, TDD, automated testing, continuous integration, refactoring.
  • 2+ years of experience integrating and supporting FIS Prophet Professional and Prophet Enterprise v8.x or higher.
  • 2+ years of Microsoft HPC integration and support experience.
  • 2+ years of reinsurance industry experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • LOMA Certification.

SAP PM – #160381

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: SAP - PM

Description: Job Description Must have SAP; finance preferred but not necessary. 6+ month engagement; can be extended. Not right to hire. Must be US Citizen; possible international travel. Ability to manage various small projects, including a System Landscape Optimization (SLO) process (a 16-week carve-out of a divested business from our SAP system).

Description: Job Description

  • Must have SAP; finance preferred but not necessary.
  • 6+ month engagement; can be extended.
  • Not right to hire.
  • Must be US Citizen; possible international travel.
  • Ability to manage various small projects, including a System Landscape Optimization (SLO) process (a 16-week carve-out of a divested business from our SAP system).

Business Analyst – #160386

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Business Analyst

Description: Principal Duties, Responsibilities & Essential Functions Assists to develop, validate, document, and maintain business and functional requirements; conducts structured walkthroughs of requirements with business and project team members. May work with project teams to support requirements gathering. Analyzes source system data in support of integration of applications into a business intelligence environment. Defines data mapping...

Description: Principal Duties, Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  1. Assists to develop, validate, document, and maintain business and functional requirements; conducts structured walkthroughs of requirements with business and project team members.
  2. May work with project teams to support requirements gathering.
    1. Analyzes source system data in support of integration of applications into a business intelligence environment.
    2. Defines data mapping specifications to support data transformation.
    3. Facilitates the identification of common data elements and their definition.
    4. Facilitates the identification of master data elements and their definition.
  3. May analyze source system data, etc. in support of improving data quality.
    1. Works with the business to identify data issues and identify potential solutions.
    2. Proactively works to identify ways to improve  data quality through various processes including business rules automation.
  4. Assists in evaluation of business requests to determine feasibility; researches and identifies options.
  5. Responds to questions from business and IT teams.
  6. Assists in evaluation and tracking of new or enhanced solutions to determine potential issues; communicates how problems may affect business and recommends solutions.
  7. Assists in performing task automation and implements process improvements; recommends enhancements that result in increased quality and service.
  8. Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Specifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years of IT-related experience, such as business analysis, data analysis, etc.

Preferred:

  • LOMA Certification
  • ARA Designation

 

Experience & Skills:

Required:

  •  Ability to be flexible when needed, take initiative, and demonstrate accountability.
  • Intermediate oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new methods while working under tight deadlines and stressful conditions.
  • Intermediate investigative, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Intermediate interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department and team projects.
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals and objectives.
  • Ability to foster customer service as needed.
  • Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable and accepted solutions.
  • Basic negotiating and persuasion skills.
  • General business knowledge.
  • Intermediate data analysis skill.
  • General business knowledge.

Preferred:

  • 5-7 years IT-related experience, such as business analysis, data analysis, etc.
  • 2+ years life insurance industry knowledge.
  • Experience with MDM and/or data governance implementations.
  • Experience with SSRS reporting.
  • Experience with MDS/Profisee.
  • Intermediate Reporting Services skills.

Sr. Business Analyst – #160385

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Business Analyst

Description: General Summary Under limited supervision, serves as primary liaison between users and IT teams to analyze business and functional requirements and establish data requirements and processes related to reporting and analytics.  Evaluate business requests to determine requirements, feasibility, and recommend business solutions.   Principal Duties, Responsibilities & Essential Functions Develops, validates, documents, and maintains business...

Description: General Summary

Under limited supervision, serves as primary liaison between users and IT teams to analyze business and functional requirements and establish data requirements and processes related to reporting and analytics.  Evaluate business requests to determine requirements, feasibility, and recommend business solutions.

 

Principal Duties, Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  1. Develops, validates, documents, and maintains business and functional requirements; conducts structured walkthroughs of requirements with business and project team members.
  2. May work with project teams to support requirements gathering.
    1. Analyzes source system data in support of integration of applications into a business intelligence environment.
    2. Defines data mapping specifications to support data transformation.
    3. Facilitates the identification of common data elements and their definition.
    4. Facilitates the identification of master data elements and their definition.
  3. May analyze source system data, etc. in support of improving data quality.
    1. Works with the business to identify data issues and identify potential solutions.
    2. Proactively works to identify ways to improve  data quality through various processes, including business rules automation.
  4. Evaluates business requests to determine feasibility; researches and identifies options.
  5. May lead acceptance testing to ensure client/user needs are met.
  6. Responds to questions from business and IT teams.
  7. Evaluates and tracks new or enhanced solutions to determine potential issues and communicates how problems may affect business and recommends solutions.
  8. Participates in change management activities, Q&A testing, troubleshooting, and investigation.
  9. Performs task automation and implements process improvements; recommends enhancements that result in increased quality and service.
  10. Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Specifications
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Preferred:
  • LOMA Certification
  • ARA Designation

 

Experience & Skills

Required:

  • 5-7 years IT-related experience, such as business analysis, data analysis, etc.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new methods while working under tight deadlines and stressful conditions.
  • Advanced data analysis skill.
  • Advanced investigative, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and participate in department and team projects.
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals and objectives.
  • Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into viable and accepted solutions.
  • Advanced negotiating and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
  • General business knowledge.

Preferred:

  • 8+ years IT-related experience, such as business analysis, data analysis, etc.
  • 2+ years life insurance industry knowledge.
  • Experience with MDM and/or data governance implementations.
  • Experience with SSRS reporting.

Salesforce Administrator – 160353

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Administration, Customization, Salesforce, Salesforce.com, Salesforce.com Administration & Customization

Description: Responsibilities: Serve as IT analyst to collaborate with business partners to solve complex and critical business issues and enable CRM and sales processes using Salesforce.com platform. Develop requirements (user stories) and provide scalable designs for the implementation of additional CRM system functionality. Create and change screen layouts, fields, and business rules (validations and workflow) to...

Description: Responsibilities:

  • Serve as IT analyst to collaborate with business partners to solve complex and critical business issues and enable CRM and sales processes using Salesforce.com platform.
  • Develop requirements (user stories) and provide scalable designs for the implementation of additional CRM system functionality.
  • Create and change screen layouts, fields, and business rules (validations and workflow) to support business requirements.
  • Perform analysis, administration, troubleshooting, testing, software, and data environment refreshes.
  • Manage, package, and deploy software releases to all environments using robust software development lifecycle methodology.
  • Evaluate Salesforce.com releases and provide assessment to business for adopting new functionality.
  • Partner with global IT organization to ensure secure and stable system environment.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts, developers, testers, and business partners.
  • Set team direction, resolve problems, and provide guidance to members of team.
  • May oversee work activities of other team members.
  • Adapt priorities to address business and operational challenges.
  • Provide thoughtful and thorough support to Top Users to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate ability to influence business teams to maximize the applications being developed, leveraging the best solutions.
  • Provide Top User training for new functionality.

Required Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of Salesforce.com administration and customization.
  • 5+ years working on large implementations of the Salesforce.com application.
  • SFDC Administrator Certification.
  • SFDC Advanced Administrator Certification.
  • Intermediate to expert level of proficiency in Salesforce.com administrative tasks, such as creating user profiles, roles, custom objects, custom fields, page layouts, workflow rules, validation rules, reports, and dashboards.
  • Strong understanding and experience with data management and relational database design, SQL/SOQL, data formats, table joins, ETL, etc.
  • Business analysis skills, including ability to convey processes and designs in graphical format.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical deliverables.
  • Ability to execute data loads using the Salesforce APEX Data Loader or other ETL tool.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 10% of the time.

System Analyst – 160

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Oracle Developer, Oracle PL/SQL

Description: Responsibilities: Analyze user requirements, develop functional specifications, and perform gap analysis of existing information systems. Design and develop software for new functionality, improvements, and system longevity. Identify and resolve problems in order to provide continuous business operations. Provide technical and/or business application consultation to business partners and team members in the areas of functionality, architecture,...

Description: Responsibilities:

  • Analyze user requirements, develop functional specifications, and perform gap analysis of existing information systems.
  • Design and develop software for new functionality, improvements, and system longevity.
  • Identify and resolve problems in order to provide continuous business operations.
  • Provide technical and/or business application consultation to business partners and team members in the areas of functionality, architecture, operating systems, and databases for complex Oracle application systems.
  • Develop low-level technical specifications and detailed program specifications as needed.
  • Review/Approve detailed technical decisions and high and low level design documentation.
  • Analyze existing systems and architectures for improvement recommendations.
  • Ensure code quality, perform code reviews, and mentor development team members.
  • Ensure users’ expectations are met, gain understanding when desired outcomes are not feasible, and provide alternative solutions to meet objectives.
  • Ensure all documentation of technical architecture and systems are complete.
  • Provide training and guidance to team members and users as required.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • 5 – 8 years experience in programming/systems analysis.
  • Advanced knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL (10g or later) and Oracle database (11g or later),
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to lead.
  • Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into systems’ design and technical solutions.
  • Knowledge of structured and object-oriented programming, relational database design, operating systems, networking concepts, and systems integration.
  • Complex analytical and problem-solving skills with focused attention to detail.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills with other IT associates and business users.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department/team projects.
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals and objectives.
  • Good skills in customer relationship management and change management.
  • Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
  • General business knowledge.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Preferred:

  • 8+ years experience in programming/systems analysis.
  • Experience with Oracle Developer Suite (Forms/Reports 10g or higher).
  • Experience with object-oriented programming frameworks (e.g. .NET C#, Java).
  • Broad business and finance-related knowledge.
  • Knowledge of MS Team Foundation Server (2010 or later), AIX/UNIX shell, Windows Server (2003 or later), MS SharePoint (2010 or higher), ServiceNow, MS Active Directory, XML Structures, and Toad.
  • Knowledge of various open source tools and frameworks.
  • Master’s degree and/or LOMA certification.

Help Desk Administrator – 160303

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Help Desk

Description: Our client is looking for an experienced Help Desk Administrator. In this role, you,= will provide maintenance and management of the computer desktop environment by analyzing requirements, resolving problems, installing hardware and software solutions, and supporting the internal IT Help Desk. You will be responsible for administration and internal support of PCs, printers, IP telephones, and...

Description:

Our client is looking for an experienced Help Desk Administrator. In this role, you,= will provide maintenance and management of the computer desktop environment by analyzing requirements, resolving problems, installing hardware and software solutions, and supporting the internal IT Help Desk. You will be responsible for administration and internal support of PCs, printers, IP telephones, and required desktop applications. Tasks include end-user support, license tracking, and performing PC maintenance, upgrades and configurations.

Basic Qualifications
•    A minimum of 2 years help desk administration or equivalent experience in a corporate IT atmosphere required.
•    Bachelor’s Degree in technology-related field preferred.

Technical Competencies:

•    MS Windows 7/10 Operating Systems.
•    MS Office 2013 suite of applications.
•    Symantec virus/end-point protection services, data backup, and re-storal services and procedures.

•    Active Directory experience a plus.
•    Unix/Redhat, Apache/Tomcat, and SQL 2005 experience a plus.

Essential Functions
•    Provide help desk support and resolve problems to the end-user’s satisfaction.
•    Monitor and respond quickly and effectively to requests received and incidents through the IT Help Desk SysAid ticketing system.
•    Monitor SysAid ticketing system for tickets assigned to the queue and process first-in first-out based on urgency or priority.
•    Modify configurations, utilities, software default settings, etc. for the local workstation.
•    Utilize and maintain the help desk asset tracking software.
•    Document internal procedures.
•    Assist with onboarding of new users by deploying desktop infrastructure and required applications.
•    Install, test, and configure new workstations, peripheral equipment, and software.
•    Assist with maintaining inventory of all equipment, software, and software licenses.
•    Report issues to the appropriate senior technical resource for escalation when required.
•    Assign users and computers to proper groups in Active Directory.
•    Perform timely workstation hardware and software upgrades as required.
Additional Information
•    Available to work evenings and weekends if and when necessary.
•    Willingness to work a flexible schedule.

Systems Engineer – Data Security – 150291

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Database Security, Security

Description: This is a direct hire position in St. Louis, MO. You will operate the information security systems related to database and other data security management systems. The person in this position: Administers, monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots the data security platform; performs configuration and reporting. Performs backups and restores. Identifies and investigates anomalies. Writes scripts to automate reports and...

Description: This is a direct hire position in St. Louis, MO. You will operate the information security systems related to database and other data security management systems. The person in this position:

  • Administers, monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots the data security platform; performs configuration and reporting.
  • Performs backups and restores.
  • Identifies and investigates anomalies.
  • Writes scripts to automate reports and alerting activities.
  • Collaborates within the organization for security configuration recommendations and implementation.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, MIS, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Intermediate level of shell scripting
  • Knowledge of operating systems internals, communication (and networking) protocols and system utilities
  • Understanding of patch management processes
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • System monitoring responsibilities based upon investigations and incident reporting
  • Knowledge of securing applications through RBAC and audit controls
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

This candidate will be part of a growing team and may have opportunity for advancement. Security is valued in our organization. This candidate will have the opportunity to contribute on meaningful work.

Cognos Developer – 150287

Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: BI, Cognos, Developer

Description: Our client is looking for a subject-matter expert in Cognos Report Studio, Dynamic Cubes, Workspace, and Workspace Advanced. In this role, you will help guide the Business Intelligence team in the effective utilization of these tools. You will work closely with the team, including a Data Modeler and ETL Developer. You will be creating the Cognos artifacts that support the project:...

Description: Our client is looking for a subject-matter expert in Cognos Report Studio, Dynamic Cubes, Workspace, and Workspace Advanced. In this role, you will help guide the Business Intelligence team in the effective utilization of these tools.

You will work closely with the team, including a Data Modeler and ETL Developer. You will be creating the Cognos artifacts that support the project: the reports, queries, dashboards, etc., that are built from the framework model. You should have experience translating the concepts of visualization into elegant reports.

This is a contract position in St. Louis, and we can conduct Skype interviews if you are not in town.

Our client is a great company that provides its employees with a strong emphasis on work-life balance, as well as a commitment to leveraging technology to accelerate their growth.

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