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Application Engineer – Maximo  51393 in Detroit, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 51393


  • Individual contributor responsible for the support and delivery of Maximo and Maximo related applications. 
  • Possesses advanced analytical, technical, and problem solving skills and abilities. 
  • Plans, schedules and engages in the complex or comprehensive phases of software applications design, implementation, and support. 
  • Performs assignments with minimal supervision and may have the assistance of less experienced engineers. 
  • Design, test, debug, and implement new software application systems and enhancements to existing systems. 
  • Maintain the existing software applications (Maximo 4.xx and 7.xx)   

Key Elements of the Position:

  • Work with domestic and international IT staff to design and deploy various IT solutions to meet our Business needs.  
  • Must have a balanced set of skills including Project Management, Software Development, Systems Architecture, Business Analysis, and Leadership. 
  • Recommend Application strategic, tactical, design, and implementation directions to our IT management. 
  • Able to perform the business and technical analysis of existing and new systems. 
  • Lead and perform tasks associated with applications upgrades/implementation such as new modules, version upgrades, report conversions, data conversions operational support and development 
  • Technical/Functional support of Maximo including: 
    • Changes to the application by using Maximo support tools (Appl Designer, Database Config)
    • Changes to configuration, user profile management, user / group creation / deletion
    • Changes to the Work Order screen 
    • Providing daily production support including replication and resolution of user issues
  • Determine whether issues are Maximo standard features or bugs 
  • Able to organize and standardize the business processes Able to streamline the cross functional processes Positive attitude. 
  • Able to work with the end users. Able to plan, gather, and document business needs (requirements) by using our documentation standards. 
  • Identify and document issues and risks in a timely manner and plan for risk mitigation accordingly. 
  • Assist with integration of third-party vendors. 
  • Follow our IT methodology and use of templates for project and work requests. 
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by monitoring customer issues in the Help Desk system, providing timely resolution of problems, and effectively communicating with users.

Position Skills, Abilities and Education:

  • High level oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to work with users, team members, and management.
  • Project Management skills
  • High Level  Maximo (web-based versions) Functional/Technical Skills.
  • Strong knowledge of, and experience with, the software development lifecycle (SDLC). 
  • Ability to handle several projects at any given time, using various technologies.
  • Ability to work in a mixed technical environment (i.e. Linux-Oracle and/or Microsoft-Oracle/SQL Server) (R), including:
  • Working knowledge of Linux.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft .NET and Visual Studio (C#, VB.NET). 
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems 
  • Strong skills in SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL, and SQL Server 
  • Strong in diagnosing Performance issues and resolving those.
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex. 
  • College degree in Computer Science/IT or equivalent training.

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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