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Technical Consultant

Job Type: Full Time

Location: US-NY-New York

Salary: Based on experience

Benefits: Competitive benefit package - Medical, Dental, 401K

Overview


The Technical Consultant focuses on providing technical consulting and software implementation services to clients in Residential/Multi-Family and Commercial real estate markets. This role will expose you to a blend of small-scale project management, business requirements analysis, database design, database programming, custom report development, integration programming, data conversion, and user training/support.  The heaviest part of the role will be developing relational database reports and integrations, but this is a customer facing role requiring a real “people person” with a strong desire to work with our clients on a daily basis.  Ideal candidates will have some experience with real estate industry software packages (MRI, Yardi, RealPage, JDEdwards, CTI) and/or real estate experience within an ERP solution.

Responsibilities

  • Analysis of client business needs and assistance in developing specifications for software
    customization and systems integration
  • Programming and development of custom reports, system integrations and data conversions
  • Help estimate time/effort required for technical tasks such as report programming & data
    integration
  • Gathers requirements for data conversions and assists client with preparing for data migration
  • Complete unit testing of personal deliverables including execution of formal test plans
  • Aid project managers, consulting team members and clients with testing, documenting and learning how to use the reports, integrations, etc. that have been developed.  
  • Proactive communication of progress and challenges to the internal managers, and directly with clients.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of project management and software development methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of real estate, finance/accounting, and IT management practices
  • 1 – 2 years of experience, preferably in the business consulting area
  • 1 – 2 years of requirement/process definition, analysis, design, and implementation
  • 1 – 2 years developing instructional and procedural documentation and presentations
  • 1 – 2 years of test strategy/plan definition, scenario, and script development; management of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) execution
  • 1 – 2 years of development following a formal/structured methodology
  • Ability to work independently; lead small teams focused on specific work streams of larger projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and competing priorities
  • Must be more than a ‘techie’.  This position requires someone who wants to work with people on a daily basis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that are modified to meet customer needs and level of expertise and sophistication
  • Technical proficiency in the following areas –
    • Report writing tools such as SSRS, Crystal, Access
    • Intermediate/Advanced MS SQL database programming (stored procedures, user defined functions, etc.)
    • Integrations and ETL tools such as SSIS and BizTalk desired.
    • Modern programming languages (C#, Java) and web services programming desired
Position is based in New York City.  Candidate will have the ability to travel to client sites in the NYC metro area along with domestic travel across the US.

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