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  • Westborough, Massachusetts, AAFCPAs is seeking a high-energy Senior Associate, Business Process & IT Consulting team member, fully competent, highly ethical, driven to ensure a positive client experience for the firm’s distinct but integrated Business & IT Consulting Practice. This rapidly growing practice area of the firm strengthens the link between IT and finance for our clients, which reduces risk significantly and eases the technology burden. AAF’s Business & IT Advisors earn the role of trusted business advisor with solutions such as: business process improvement and internal controls, ERP and financial package selection, IT audits, technology risk assessments, IT strategy development, privacy assessment, data analytics, and fraud detection, leveraging Cloud services, and outsourcing strategies. The Senior Associate, Business & IT Consulting is responsible for providing primarily data analytics and robotic process automation solutions and secondarily, audit support and attest and advisory solutions for diverse organizations, for very small companies (5 employees) through sophisticated midmarket organizations (~3,000 employees). The Senior Associate will be responsible for assisting the director of IT security and data analytics in planning and managing engagements, discussing KBQs and KPIs with clients during discovery sessions, creating data models and visualizations using different DA tools, creating RPA solutions using scripting and BOT technologies, conducting fieldwork, discussing findings and observations during client exit meetings, reviewing staff work papers, and preparing written audit reports. The position will also include client service assistance such as advice on internal control approaches, best practices and advising clients in solving critical business issues. The Senior Associate, Business & IT Consulting will also build and maintain new and existing client relationships and should also be capable of conducting internal audit engagements independently and leading an engagement team. RESPONSIBILITIES Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing Data Analytics and RPA solutions,  information systems audits, and business process control reviews, and managing to budget. Audit Support / Data Analytics Data analytics, large volumes of data, data extraction. Robotic Process Automation for internal and external projects. IT Risk Assessment in support of financial statement audit. SOC report assessment. Attest and Advisory Engagements SSAE 18 Examinations (SOC 1) (Formerly SAS 70) SOC 2 and 3. Controls assessment (Business and IT General Controls) IT Strategy, Auditing, Security, Privacy, Governance, and Risk Assessment SOX 404 Internal Audit Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services. Gain a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements. Minimal travel is required outside of route 495.   This role reports to the Director of IT Security and Data Analytics of AAFCPAs’ Business & IT Consulting Practice. Competitive salary plus annual bonus potential. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes subsidized medical and dental, 401(k) savings plan, life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability, plus more. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Bachelor's degree in Data Analytics, or Information Technology. Two or more years of working experience with Data Analytics tools like Power BI, Tableau. Two or more tears working experience with RPA tools and bot technology. Two or more years of IT experience in a similar practice or function with a reputable firm (big 4 is a plus). Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills. Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications. Experience with Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships. Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. Certification in any of the Data Analytics tools a plus. ATTRIBUTES Honesty and Integrity – Displays the highest standards of and ethical conduct personally and professionally and contributes to maintaining the ethics and values of the firm Accountability – accepts responsibility for starting, controlling, and concluding job tasks and assignments; accepts responsibility for behavior Business acumen Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment Professional confidence and reliability A “can-do” attitude and willingness to do whatever is necessary to get the job done Highest standards of quality with a sense of urgency Exceptionally well organized and detail-oriented Proven time management and prioritization skills Customer service focus Comfortable working autonomously Naturally team-oriented and a team player Proactive, flexible, and the ability to multi-task. Willing and able to roll up sleeves and pitch in wherever needed Able to handle tight deadlines, multiple priorities, and stressful situations Drive – wants to make a difference and contribute positively to our future success
  • Los Gatos, California, Netflix, Inc. is accepting resumes for the following positions in Los Gatos, CA:  Technical Solutions Manager (Ref#4767133): Manage financial product development, requirement elicitation, planning and executing projects, and user testing and deployment. Associate, Corporate Ops Strategy, Planning & Analysis (Ref#5577901): Forecast customer service contact volume across global markets to support short-term staffing decisions and long-term strategic planning. Mail resume to Netflix, Inc. ATTN: Talent Mobility, 100 Winchester Circle, Los Gatos, CA 95032 Must include Ref. code. No phone calls please. EOE. www.netflix.com/
  • Nationwide, What You'll Do Responsible overall end-to-end TEST process architect for High-End Router products; Engage with the cross-functional engineering team to gain in-depth system hardware knowledge for new products. Identify & apply DFx standards; Develop and Drive internal training programs and actively provides technical advice and mentoring to teams. Generate product-specific test strategy and drive test coverage based on product requirements Design, develop and deploy test hardware platforms and solutions for Cisco's global manufacturing partners Analyze, troubleshoot, and root cause manufacturing yield issues and field escapes. Drive issues to closure with preventive measures Participate in Test Transformation initiatives and apply the concepts/methodologies to NPI operations.   Who You Are You have strong problem solving and analytical skills, Data analysis ability to work independently or in a team. You are someone with excellent communication and phenomenal interpersonal skills.   Our Minimum Qualifications For The Role BSEE/CS with 3+ yrs of experience, or a MSEE/CS combined with 1+years of relevant experience Experience in Optical and Network measurement equipment and understanding of Network protocols and one or more scripting languages (C, Python, etc) Ability to understand the design and functionality through hardware specification and schematics Ability to design and deploy hardware for enhanced test coverage of the product Additional Desired Skills Experience in the Manufacturing test is a plus. Experience/Knowledge in Cisco Test tools/process is highly desired Dfx principles, DOE (Design of Experiments), Statistical Process Control (SPC) and related tool knowledge (Spotfire, JMP, etc) are highly desired   Why Cisco #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all. We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box! But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.) Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward. So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!
  • Nationwide, What You'll Do Your role would be to help Cisco Supply Chain to ignite the full power of digitization. As we are subject to a constant change deploying processes, policies and technologies to help us to be successful, and we need hardworking individuals like you. Create manufacturing test plans Support New Product Introduction programs within manufacturing partners Work closely with HW engineering, Marketing and GML Develop board and system level automated functional test processes for sophisticated electronic systems Analyze various sets of data for quality & process control Drive test optimization, test yield improvements and test process consistency within manufacturing sites Tackle automation and product-related testing issues Collaborate with product team to define and implement test strategies, plans, and processes for a group of products Provide recommendations to designs for manufacturability and testability Define and implement test philosophies for IOT products and Product Reliability Testing Perform product test coverage analysis Maintain test programs and scripts at manufacturing partners Provides technical support for all systemic defects, line stops, material purges and quality issues Quality metrics ownership and driving metrics improvement relating to testing Manufacturing test capacity management, asset, and budget planning and management Responsible for specifying test equipment, test fixtures and, test solutions Lead all aspects of the delivery and assembly of test equipment at manufacturing facilities Define/guide debug process for test engineers in manufacturing sites Initiate and execute the test excellence and transformational projects Who You'll Work With You will be on the IOT Business Unit Supply Chain Operations team accountable for NPI test development in and leading our manufacturing partners to meet our expectations and to release product meeting our test metrics. Who You Are We are looking for self-motivated and passionate candidates to join this outstanding team. You are authentic, analytical and curious about how things work. You actively seek opportunities for improvement, increase efficiency by digitizing, simplifying and automating processes and tools, and have a strong desire to learn and willingness to be flexible. You lead and inspire change through collaboration with a diverse multi-functional team and have a strong eye for business and commercial awareness. You can multi-task, tackle complex problems, are experienced working under high pressure, and get results with minimal direction. Our Minimum Qualifications for This Role Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science (MSEE/MSCS is a plus); or equivalent experience working in the electronics manufacturing industry or any other automated testing of hardware or software field 5+ years of Test Engineering experience Industry knowledge and understanding of electronics manufacturing processes and test methods, including understanding of standard Design for Test (DFT) techniques and a basic understanding of Cisco or industry-standard test Strong programming knowledge, Object-Oriented Programming (e.g., Python - a plus, C++, Java), and Linux/Unix shell scripting Experience in Layer 2/3 data networking, DB query (e.g., SQL, Cassandra, Impala), Hardware Protocols (Serial, SPI, I2C, PCIe, SerDes, xMII, etc.) Validated statistical analysis knowledge and program management experience Desired Skills include: Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, Linux+ or RHCE Strong project management skills and Agile experience Experience with development of manufacturing processes, test strategies (cellular or Wifi RF), and building and reviewing test plans Experience in a cross-cultural and global work environment Who We Are We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all. We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box! But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.) Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward. So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 
  • Munich, Germany, The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Full Professor in » Marketing « to begin in summer semester 2022, or earlier/later by mutual agreement. The position is a tenured W3 position. Scientific Environment The professorship will be assigned to the TUM School of Management and the Academic Department Marketing, Strategy & Leadership. The Department seeks to strengthen its focus in marketing. Responsibilities The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of marketing. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor’s, master’s and PhD programs. Qualifications We are looking for candidates with an exceptional international research and teaching reputation and an outstanding academic record through an internationally recognized research program. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude and the ability teach in English, are prerequisites. Substantial international research experience is expected. Successful candidates are expected to perform cutting-edge research in the field of marketing, show proven ability and leadership in research management as well as proven ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects and to attract third-party funding (DFG, EU, AiF). Commitment to interdisciplinary research at the interface of management and technology is essential (e.g., behavioral research generating recommendations for marketing strategy and operations, marketing’s contribution to innovation, marketing implications of new technology). Our Offer TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. The TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction. TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and social benefits. The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. The MDCO assists the relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members. Your Application TUM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from women. The position is suitable for disabled persons. Disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications and scientific performance as other candidates will be given preference. Application documents should be submitted in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available at www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. Here you will also find TUM’s information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process. Please send your application no later than October 31, 2021 to the Dean of TUM School of Management , Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl, Technical University of Munich, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Munich, email address for applications: berufungen@mgt.tum.de .

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