Level 2 Technician / Systems Engineer at IT Decisions | Harrisonburg
Posted: October 2018

IT Decisions in Harrisonburg, VA has a need for a Level 2 Technician/ Systems Engineer. Experience and skills include:

  • Preferred 3-5 years’ experience
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Microsoft Exchange and Office 365
  • Sonicwall and/or Cisco Networking experience
  • VOIP Phone Systems
  • Ubiquiti Wireless
  • Industry standard certifications and/or the willingness to obtain them.

IT Decisions is a team-centered IT support company. We approach IT differently than others and our customer’s satisfaction is the most important thing to us. Employee benefits include 401k match, health insurance, paid vacation, mileage reimbursement and more. We are looking for someone that thrives in a team environment, communicates well and is driven. If this sounds like you, apply today!

More information and application at www.itdec.com

Digital Marketing Specialist & Content Writer at Immerge | Harrisonburg
Posted: Sept 2018

Immerge is seeking a qualified Digital Marketing Specialist/Content Writer to join our team in Downtown Harrisonburg. We are specifically looking for an individual with digital marketing and content writing training/experience. Please note, we are not looking for remote workers at this time. Candidate must be willing to relocate to our area.

Responsibilities

  • Establish web presence to boost brand awareness
  • Suggest and implement direct marketing methods to increase profitability
  • Stay apprised of key digital trends and best practices
  • Writing copy for websites including blog, social media platforms, advertisements, press releases and other forms of content
  • Conduct keyword research
  • Talk to customers in order to ascertain and understand their needs, market, and goals.
  • Design and manage digital media campaigns aligned with business goals
  • Monitor ROI and KPIs
  • Provide monthly reports on campaigns

Requirements

  • Experience with Google Adwords and analytics, Facebook business manager, and social media management.
  • Familiarity with web design and content management systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to multitask and perform under tight deadlines
  • SEO knowledge
  • Ability to write targeted keyword rich marketing messages (ads in search and social, search engine data which is meta title and description, blog posts, emails, and social media posts)
  • Ability to learn a variety platform interfaces
  • Must be able to manage budgets, task assignments and due dates, and maintain project scope.

Full details and application (please submit resume, portfolio, and writing samples) at ZipRecruiter

Web Developer at Immerge | Harrisonburg
Posted: Sept 2018

Immerge is seeking talented web developers to join our team in Downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia. Please note, we are not looking for remote workers – candidates must be willing to relocate to our area.

Immerge works to ensure healthy, ongoing relationships with our clients so our developers collaborate with clients as well as internal staff to determine the best solution for the intended user experience. Attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to follow approved processes. The ideal candidate is skilled in both UX and UI design.

Qualifications:

  • Understanding and experience of the following technologies:
  • HTML & CSS, PHP, Javascript, and jQuery
  • XML, AJAX, SQL, and Linux.
  • Front End Frameworks, specifically Bootstrap
  • RESTful Services and APIs
  • Content Management Systems, specifically WordPress and ExpressionEngine
  • Version Control Systems, specifically Git

Experience and proficiency with the following:

  • Verbal (phone, virtual meeting, in-person) and Written Communication
  • Testing, Debugging, and Problem-Solving
  • Time Management

To apply, submit resume and portfolio to ZipRecruiter

Mechanical Engineer at Ryzing Technologies | Staunton
Posted: Aug 2018

The Mechanical Engineer in this position will support a variety of projects taken on by the company. This role is primarily defined by two major responsibilities: Technical Support and Product Development. This position requires broad technical prowess and the ability to work effectively within a small group. The Mechanical Engineer has ultimate ownership of and accountability for technical aspects of assigned projects, balancing effort across multiple projects in order to meet deadlines and exceed expectations.

See full details and application instructions (pdf)

Technology Support Specialist at Harrisonburg IT Department | Harrisonburg
Posted: Aug 2018

Do you want to make a difference in the community by partnering with City departments to leverage technology that will effectively serve customers? If so, the City of Harrisonburg’s vacant Technology Support Specialist position may be a great fit for you! Position serves as a technology resource for City personnel and associated users; provides guidance and support in the installation, operation and maintenance of various types of information/communications technology including workstations, peripheral devices, VOIP (Voice over IP) phones, mobile devices and AV equipment.  Position keeps records of service requests and fulfillment; assists in network maintenance at the direction of network administrators; performs related work as required.  Technology Support Specialist work is performed under the supervision of the Systems Analyst.

More information at governmentjobs.com

Web Development Intern at Chiedo Labs | Harrisonburg
Posted: Aug 2018

Chiedo Labs is a web software services company in Harrisonburg Virginia that builds custom web projects for startups, non-profits, and organizations focused on education and training. 

If you’re a motivated, driven, and easy-going self-starter interested in trying your hand at web development we want to talk to you. Zero coding experience is required.

Apply at http://chie.do/apply

Software Engineer at Jenzabar | Harrisonburg (411 Product Development)
Posted: Jan 2018

Jenzabar is looking for a talented and experienced Software Engineer to join our team of passionate people in designing and developing a high quality, end user focused administrative web application for higher education. This individual should be highly proficient with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery and have a passion for web development as well as a keen eye for well-designed UX and UI. The Software Engineer should have solid experience with Responsive Web Design techniques to build interfaces… [more]

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university

More information Jenzabar Careers (several open tech jobs as of July 2018)

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