Position Announcements
As we expand our business, new employment opportunities arise worldwide You can find current position announcements and typical career opportunit ies in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom listed below. SKMSoft  is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining the SKMSoft  team, please submit your resume in one of these ways:
  • E-mail (as PDF or MSWord file) to resumes@skmsoft.com, HR Dept Resume.
  • Fax to 215-933-6886, HR Dept Resume
Ab Initio Architect, East Coast 
Candidate should at least have a Bachelor Degree with 8 to 12 years of industry experience.

Candidate should have at least 4 plus years of hands on Ab Initio experience in the capacity of a Senior Developer or Lead/Administrator. Finance industries experience a big plus with other ETL tools, Oracle, PL/SQL, Unix scripting and Perl experience.

Senior Ab Initio Developer, East Coast 
  Requirements: 

Candidate should at least have a Bachelor Degree with 5 to 10 years of industry experience.

Candidate should have at least 4 years of hands on Ab Initio experience in the capacity of a developer/ administrator. Finance industries experience a big plus.

Technical experience other than Ab Initio in the following areas is a must:

  • Unix - Minimum 5 to 10 years, which includes shell scripting

  • Perl - Minimum 3 years

  • Database - Minimum 5 to 8 plus years

  • Oracle - Minimum 2 to 4 plus years

  • PL/SQL, SQL - Minimum 3 to 5 years

  • ETL Technologies - Minimum 3 to 5 Years

  • Product & Process support - Minimum 2 years

  • Process and procedures for the software implementation and data conversion is a big plus 

Java Developers, East Coast 
Candidate must have excellent problem solving and communication skills, and be a creative thinker. 2 people in Java with following requirements:
Java (JDK 1.2), Servlets (JSDK2.0), JSP, XML 1.0, HTML/DHTML, CSS, Web Logic 4.5.1, Sambar, Java Web Server, Netscape Enterprise Server, JavaScript,VBScript, JDBC, Visual Basic, oracle. 
Senior QA Analyst & QA Lead, East Coast
Responsibilities
  • Lead development of  overall test strategies/test plans for automated and manual testing including definition of test cycles and schedules
  • Train test team with any necessary prerequisite technical or business knowledge
  • Assist testers with test case/script creation
  • Estimate testing impact of requested change controls
  • Facilitate daily test defect review meetings
  • Coordinate the implementation of defect resolutions across the various processing components/applications
  • Implement defect schema requirements for workstream group
  • Ensure compliance of workstream test teams to client standards and processes.
  • Lead development and maintenance of  back-end/batch automated test scripts
  • Lead and assist with functional, system, integration, and performance testing in accordance with client standards and processes across diverse platforms
  • Identify test cases for regression suite
  • Document and monitor defects. Assist workstream teams in prioritizing defects.
  • Manage test cycles around defects and test cases
  • Develop and present test progress reports, metrics, test strategies, and plans

Required Experience and Skills

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5-7 years of QA test and process experience working in teams and individual tester capacity, testing both Unix and Web-based (J2EE) applications
  • 2-4 years of QA experience in financial services sector
  • 2-3 years of proven experience as test lead, developing  test strategies and schedules, as well as leading the work of other team members in large test efforts (including, but not limited to, functional, system, integration, and regression testing)
  • Experience in leading and conducting performance testing is a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in back-end/batch test script automation
  • Strong knowledge of Mercury Quality Center, TestDirector, Quick Test Professional, WinRunner (certification preferred), Load Runner or other comparable tools.
  • Familiarity with Rational tools such as ClearCase, ClearQuest, and RequisitePro or other comparable tools
  • Ability to document and track defects, as well as produce detailed reports using a defect tracking tool(s) (i.e., ClearQuest, Test Director/Quality Center)
  • Experience with Oracle 9i SQL or PL/SQL, Sybase, Unix/PERL script a plus (i.e., demonstrated SQL skills to support test data setup, verification of backend results, troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Familiarity with current software testing methodologies, such as black box, white box, and boundary testing
  • Demonstrated business knowledge/expertise in secondary mortgage arena working with applications and data is preferred
  • Ability to work independently on multiple concurrent tasks in a highly dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and adaptability on previous projects
  • Demonstrated success in learning new areas and overall problem solving Strong project management skills
  • Strong organizational, communication (both verbal and written) and teaming/collaborative skills
  • Previous experience working with and communicating across development, business, requirements, and other interfacing teams
  • Ability to mentor teams
  • Previous test management experience is preferred
QA Analyst, East Coast

Responsibilities

  • Review and analyze requirements for testability
  • Review and analyze design documents for testability
  • Develop test cases (including regression test cases)  and map test cases to requirements
  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts for back-end/batch system components.
  • Assist work stream leads in gathering and validating test data
  • Conduct functional, system, integration, and performance testing in accordance with client standards and processes across diverse platforms
  • Perform regression tests
  • Document and monitor defects

 Required Experience and Skills

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 4-6 years of QA and process experience working in teams and in individual tester capacity ,testing both Unix and Web-based (J2EE) applications
  • 2-4 years of QA experience in financial services sector
  • 2-3 years of experience in back-end/batch test script automation
  • Strong knowledge of Mercury Quality Center, TestDirector, Quick Test Professional, WinRunner, LoadRunner or other comparable tools.
  • Familiarity with Rational tools such as ClearCase, ClearQuest, and RequisitePro or other comparable tools.
  • Ability to document and track defects, as well as produce detailed reports using  defect tracking tool(s) (i.e., ClearQuest, Test Director/Quality Center)
  • Experience with Oracle 9i SQL or PL/SQL, Sybase, Unix/PERL script (i.e., demonstrated SQL skills to support test data setup, verification of backend results, troubleshooting, etc.).
  • Strong organizational, communication (both verbal and written) and teaming/collaborative skills
  • Familiarity with current software testing methodologies, such as black box, white box, and boundary testing.
  • Experience conducting performance testing is a plus
Project Analyst  

Education
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or Engineering.

Experience
A minimum of 3 years experience is required, preferably on large and complex telecommunication, building/construction, or information technology projects.

Requirements
Individual with a computer science background in information technology and thoroughly familiar with project scheduling and planning. Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills. The individual should be an expert user of Project Management tools such as Primavera Project Planner version 2.0/MS Project 98 or 2000, ABT Workbench, Open Plan. Must have experience in project methodology, issue log, Gantt and Pert Charts, WBS, risk analysis, negotiation skills and leadership.

Responsibilities
Carry out in-depth interviews, research and analysis. Liase with clients to understand project objectives and develop project plans, including work breakdown structures, organizational breakdown structures, activities, dependencies, resource estimates and coding. Develop project plans using Project Management tool. Analyze critical paths, resource loading and project cost. Liase with clients to obtain periodic status reports of scheduled activities. Update project plan and produce periodic and ad hoc management reports from project plans and present status to project management team. Liase with clients to understand risks and problems involved in completing the planned activities. Play an instrumental role in helping clients to resolve those issues and risks. Mentor other team members/client on project management tools and techniques methodologies.

Project Leader 

Education
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Construction Management, or Engineering.

Experience
Minimum 5-7 years of demonstrated related work experience in business analysis in support of information systems design and implementation, including a minimum of 3 years project management. Experience in analysis of business processes, business rules, and process workflow.

Requirements
Work directly with customer project managers in a mentoring, coaching, and counseling capacity, which will include extensive senior level interaction. Significant emphasis on process review, process documentation, and process improvement. Individuals with through understanding of project management concepts and tools as well as the interpersonal skills and experience to drive a project through to success. Serve as the principal technical resource directing the use of high-end project management tools (such as Primavera Project Planner) to plan, manage and report life cycle status of major automated information system projects. Identify performance metrics and track milestones. Support modification and revision to program documents.

Responsibilities
Responsible for tracking schedules, milestones, deliverables and action items and will coordinate executive, management and technical meetings. Provide regular status reports and resolve or escalate obstacles to ensure program success. Entails a mix of strategic business insight, interpersonal sensitivity and tactical planning. Liase with clients to understand risks and problems involved in completing the planned activities. Play an active role in helping clients to resolve those issues and risks. Provide training and mentoring for clients in project management tools and techniques.

Project Management Consultant

Education
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Construction Management, or Engineering.

Experience
Minimum 7-10 years of demonstrated related work experience in business analysis in support of information systems design and implementation, MBA/PMP is preferred; With 5 year work experience in managing projects.

Requirements
Work directly with customer project managers in a mentoring, coaching, and counseling capacity, which will include extensive senior level interaction. Significant emphasis on process review, process documentation, and process improvement. Individuals with through understanding of project management concepts and tools as well as the interpersonal skills and experience to drive a project through to success.

Responsibilities
Consult with client to ascertain and define need or problem area, and determine scope of investigation required obtaining solution. Conducts study or survey on need or problem to obtain data required for solution. Analyzes data to determine solution such as installation of alternate methods and procedures, changes in processing methods and practices, modification of machines or equipment, or redesign of products or  services. Advises client on alternate methods of solving need or problem, or recommends specific solution. Provide training and mentoring for clients in project management tools and techniques.

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