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April 1, 2018
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2018 – Business Systems Analyst Internship @Educational Testing Service (ETS)

2018 – Business Systems Analyst Internship@Educational Testing Service (ETS)

APPLY ONLINE: http://www.ets.org/

Job Description:
ETS is offering an exceptional opportunity through an internship in our Information Technology (IT) department. This internship can help you jump-start your career and gain an edge over the competition even before you graduate.
By joining ETS, you will have the opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic environment where your contribution is recognized from day one. We are seeking talented, innovative and energetic undergraduate students who are interested in developing and supporting innovative technology and new capabilities in the IT department. Interns will be exposed to the business of educational testing and assessment and will work on a business-driven project.
Interns will work 40 hours per week and will be exposed to the business of educational testing and assessment, be assigned a mentor, and will work on an ETS project in his/her assigned area.
Housing and transportation are not provided with this internship.

Project Description:
The Business Systems Analyst (BSA), Intern, with guidance from senior members, functions as a liaison between internal and external business partners to identify, analyze and document requirements to develop new features needed for the Unify application.
The summer intern, will take minor new functionality through analysis, estimation, requirements, development, testing, and ready for production.
The candidate will also be responsible to work with various internal groups like development team, software test team and others to make sure that agreed upon solution is documented and delivered to end users.

Project Objectives:
Analysis and development support for Disconnected Launch improvement
Analysis and development support for Emergency Pause

Required Experience:
Major in Computer Science, Information Systems or business related, upcoming senior or higher
Candidate must demonstrate strong problem-solving ability, as well as logical, and analytical skills.
With guidance from senior resources, responsible for creating functional requirements, technical requirements, implementation details, unit test conditions using templates provided by SDLC process.
Translate business requirements to functional and technical specifications
Participate in a software development team in requirements gathering, analysis, design, risk mitigation, programming/construction, unit testing and transition of applications into a production environment.
Candidate must be familiar with general programming and system analysis concepts.
Candidate will be responsible for executing unit test conditions and will be performing basic regression testing of application in controlled environment to ensure high quality of software is delivered to Software Test team and eventually to production.
Work with system developers, technical analysts, testing teams, project managers and end users to assist in development, validation, and delivery of all aspects of the solution according to schedule and with the required functionality
MS Office Tools (MS WORD, MS EXCEL, MS POWER POINT, MS VISIO)
Team player a must, able to take criticisms positively and work hard for team goal
Good Oral and Written communication skills
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is a Drug-free workplace.
Keyword: Business Systems Analyst Intern
From: Educational Testing Service

March 30, 2018
by Derris Derris
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Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Application due on June 1, 2018

Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Application due on June 1, 2018

DOWNLOAD FORM ! 01-Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Application

  1. Purpose

    The Johnson & Johnson Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance of a matriculated undergraduate student, rising sophomore or higher enrolled at a 4 year accredited U.S. college/university full time.

    The objective of this scholarship is to support students who are committed to their academic studies and demonstrate evidence of being a good citizen as stated in the Johnson & Johnson Credo.

  2. Criteria/Eligibility

    An applicant must be a matriculated student, with a status of rising sophomore or higher who is enrolled at a 4 year accredited college/university and is working full time towards their undergraduate degree within the US.

    The scholarship committee will review completed applications. Awards will be made on the basis of the following criteria:

    • Proven academic performance – minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Strong and consistent community involvement
    • Currently enrolled in a STEM-related major (with emphasis on Information Technology)
    • Past recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to apply

      Note: Students who have been selected for scholarship awards are required to meet with the Johnson & Johnson committee attending the annual BDPA Technology Conference in August 2018. Limited travel assistance can be made available on an as-needed basis. In addition to the awarding of the scholarship there will be opportunities for scholarship winners to participate in Johnson & Johnson’s summer internships and coops.

  3. Award Description

    The Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Committee will award $2,500 one-time only scholarships for a rising sophomore or higher of 4 year accredited college/university.

  4. Application Deadline

    The completed application must include the following:

    • Completed application form
    • Typed essay,
    • Two letters of recommendation,
    • Official college transcript &
    • Resume

      All documents must be submitted to the Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Committee, in electronic format (.pdf or .jpg) via email to RA-JJCUS-BDPA@its.jnj.com no later than Friday, June 1, 2018. Only complete packets will be accepted. Please do not send multiple emails with

various documents. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to take the necessary action and precautions to insure that the completed application packet is received by the deadline.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION

  1. The essay MUST be typed.
  2. Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time 4 year accredited college/university for Fall 2017.
  3. Two letter of recommendation must be submitted in support of this application. The two people whom you ask to submit letters of recommendation should know you well personally and be able to comment on your qualifications for a Johnson & Johnson Scholarship.
  4. Each applicant must submit an official academic transcript and resume.
  5. This completed application package must be received by the Johnson & Johnson Scholarship Committee no later than Friday June 1, 2018 Submissions should be emailed to RA-JJCUS- BDPA@its.jnj.com. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to take the necessary action and precautions to insure that the completed applications package are received by the stated deadline.
  6. In order for an application to be deemed complete, all application fields must be completed. No omissions are acceptable. Submit all questions to: RA-JJCUS-BDPA@its.jnj.com.

February 10, 2018
by Derris Derris
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2/23-PEAK PITCH XII February 23rd, 2018 Hunter Mountain, Hunter NY by Propelify

Peak Pitch is an annual investor/founder event that gives select Seed and Series-A founders the opportunity to pitch and discuss their companies with top-tier VC investors in a fun and dynamic way. On a ski trip!!

https://propelify.com/peakpitch/

 

PEAK PITCH XII

February 23rd, 2018

Hunter Mountain, Hunter NY  

Where Seed and Series-A founders meet and pitch top investors. 

On skis!

February 7, 2018
by Derris Derris
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JOB-CyberArk Administrator

CyberArk Administrator
Contact: siakhalfani@gmail.com
This job will have the following responsibilities:

· Working closely with multiple teams utilize a multidisciplinary approach to create designs that meet the growing demand of the Privileged Account Management (Cyber-Ark) platform. Responsibilities: • Review all existing platforms for errors, suggest consolidation opportunities • Build and/or facilitate CA build of new platforms as needed for integrations • Prepare API and usage documentation (for Simon as first user) • Create new connection components for PSM o Generic web browser o Specific web browser for an application/platform (specific proxy config) v• Create vault/component alarming solution (using off-the shelf tools) • Write / create procedural documentation; • Work closely with internal and external resources to define requirements; • Project manage and supervise integration; • Create methods to analyze and alarm products and Services; • Analyze requirements for network connectivity, alarming and performance statistics; • Performance monitoring and service trending analysis; • Implement new hardware, Services, and initiatives; • Provide tier II/III support to operations for complex problem resolution; • Assist in testing and debugging of new implementations; • IP Routing, TCP/UDP communication; • Proficiency in computer and networking security; • Experience and proficiency with sniffers and networking analysis; • SNMP, Radius, LDAP, Microsoft Active Directory Authentication and Authorization; Candidate Qualifications: Candidate must have advanced Cyber-Ark skills including formal training on the platform to include but not limited to Cyber-Ark’s “”Advanced Privileged Session Management”” and “”CPM Plugin & PSM Connector Development”” training. All Cyber-Ark skillsets are as applies to the version 9.x product line. • PACLI fluency; • Experience configuring and supporting API interface (9.8);

· MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH

· Experience building platforms (certification a major plus); • Experience building PSM connection components; • Syslog and SNMP configuration for vault; Other Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Networking or Computer Science or equivalent technical experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Visio, and other productivity and engineering tools & applications. • Superior teamwork and leadership skills are essential. • Advanced written and oral communication skills. • Ability to work with minimum supervision in an individual and team environment. • 7 to 10 years of experience

February 3, 2018
by Derris Derris
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Express Scripts is hiring!

https://careers.express-scripts.com/us/en

 

Express Scripts is a Fortune 22 healthcare technology company working to make medicine more affordable and accessible for the 83 million patients we serve every day. We are accelerating innovation through ideas and technology – and looking for talented people like you to join our team.

Benefits of joining our team include:

· Developing solutions that touch 83 million Americans
· Problem solving with forward thinking experts
· Taking an active part in the evolution of healthcare

Why work in our Technology Department?

· Within Technology, you will work with a smart, agile, driven team and be surrounded by forward-thinking experts. You will have the opportunity to reach new limits in your career!
· Within our organization, new ideas are welcomed and valued. Instead of hearing “why”, you can expect to hear “why not”?
· Our CEO recognizes that technology is critical in helping us to achieve our mission – and is a strong supporter of our efforts. Over the next several years, we will be focused on reinventing healthcare through technology.

At Express Scripts, we value differences and encourage all employees to bring their whole selves to work each day. We’ve created a culture where diversity makes our teams more creative, dynamic and innovative. From our board of directors to our workforce that’s nearly 70% female and 40% minority, we’re proud to be one of the most inclusive and diverse companies in the country.

https://careers.express-scripts.com/us/en 

 

January 29, 2018
by Derris Derris
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The Goldman Sachs Foundation Grants

Goldman Sachs Foundation

http://www.goldmansachs.com/foundation/

 

The Goldman Sachs Foundation was funded in 1999 with a $200 million donation from The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The Foundation’s mission is to promote excellence and innovation in education worldwide. The Foundation is an important extension of the tradition of philanthropy and public leadership at Goldman Sachs. Grants have been awarded in excess of $114 million since its inception, providing opportunities for young people in more than 20 countries.

Our Program Interests

Funding priorities are determined by a periodic assessment of needs and opportunities in the field of education. Current priorities are:

                – To develop the abilities of promising high potential youth worldwide

                – To support high quality education for young people in leadership, entrepreneurship and business education

                – To enhance academic performance and prospects for life achievement of students at the secondary school level

Candidates for Funding

The Foundation makes only a small number of large grants to effective, high quality organizations that:

                – Implement achievement oriented education programs

                – Produce substantial, measurable results

                – Possess a well delineated plan for broad dissemination and outreach

                – Demonstrate exceptional promise

                – Employ strong leadership

                – Command distinguished records of accomplishment

                – Evidence a clear capacity to expend sizable grants wisely

The Foundation is able to respond favorably to an extremely small fraction of the requests that it receives. Rarely will a grant be made in response to an unsolicited proposal.

Letter of Inquiry

Prospective applicants are invited to explain their ideas informally by submitting to the Foundation a short letter (of about two pages) describing the program or organization for which a grant is sought, its mission, accomplishments, budget size and current funding needs. Documentation of results achieved to date is highly desirable. Submission of published program descriptions or brochures also is encouraged. On the basis of this information, staff will determine whether additional materials are required and contact prospective grantees accordingly. 

Deadlines

With few exceptions, there are no fixed deadlines. The Foundation makes grants throughout the year.   BETF works with National BDPA or local BDPA Chapters on a first-come, first-served basis.   Are you interested?

 

Grant Inquiries Should be Directed to:

The Goldman Sachs Foundation

85 Broad Street, 22nd floor

New York, NY 10004

(212) 902-5402

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