Monthly Archives: October 2015

Job Opportunities Event for Plus Consulting

The Top Secret Colonials are sponsoring another speaking engagement. Plus Consulting will be on campus on Thursday, November 5th from 4:00 – 5:00pm to discuss job opportunities. They are asking that students bring resumes in hand. There will be pizza and drinks and please remember that you will earn one hour of SET credit.

Company Summary: Founded in 1999, Plus Consulting is an award-winning, full-service IT firm. Plus is recognized for innovative solutions that meet or exceed the requirements of our valued clients. Our team of experts integrate extensive industry and IT experience with top tools and methodologies for solutions that positively impact our clients’ business operations across a spectrum of industries, including financial services, banks, call centers, government contractors and non-profits. Plus is a proven leader in the implementation of strategic SharePoint, customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence (BI), infrastructure, and security solutions that empower sales, marketing and technology employees.

Opportunity Summary: Plus Consulting is seeking students for Internships for the spring, summer and fall of 2016. We are looking for individuals that are intelligent, highly motivated and are considering a career in the fast paced world of IT consulting. Plus Consulting offers a comprehensive internship program design to challenge students, impart valuable skills, and offer insight into a career path in the IT consulting industry. Highlights include hands-on project work, a great work environment, and access to mentor-ship and networking opportunities.

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Government Resumes and Interviewing – Advice from the Department of Defense

The government offers many opportunities for many different majors. We recommend you consider it as part of your job and internship search.

However, applying for a federal job is unlike applying for jobs in other industries. This Wednesday, October 21, learn tips on developing a government resume and interviewing for a government job or internship. Also, information about the currently available audit internships within the Department of Defense (DOD) will be covered. The deadline to apply for these internships is also this Wednesday, October 21 at 11:59pm. Here is a link:

WHAT: Government Resumes and Interviewing – Advice from the Department of Defense

WHEN: Wednesday, October 21, 10:45am – 11:35am

WHERE: Franklin 203

WHO: ALL MAJORS are welcome

PRESENTER: Michael Hepler CFE, CGAP, CICA: Project Manager, Department of Defense – Office of the Inspector General, Contract Management and Payments (CMP)

SIGN UP: If you plan to attend this program, register on COLONIALTRAK under the EVENTS tab OR email with your name, major and academic year.  If emailing, please let me know if you are interested in the currently posted audit internship.

Can’t make the 10:45am session? If you are interested in learning more about the DOD audit positions or about government resumes and interviewing, but cannot make the 10:45am program, Mr. Hepler will also be available to answer your questions and/or provide advice from 9:30am – 10:30am in the RMU Career Center in the Benjamin Rush Center (near the back entrance to campus).  This is not a formal session.  You can drop in during that time to speak with Mr. Hepler.

GIT Systems Developer at Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International is seeking a GIT Systems Developer I to join their Moon Township, PA office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of comprehensive, robust functional specifications used by Development, QA, Product Management and other relevant stakeholders. All other software development artifacts will be measured for accuracy and completeness against these specifications.

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features
  • Creates user interface mock-ups and associated behavioral rules to define navigation, validation, data relationships and trigger events
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Effectively design software systems using existing architectures and patterns by following industry best practices using C#, MVC 4.0/5.0 and T-SQL
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Participates in planning, estimation and scheduling activities
  • Participates in design reviews, code reviews, test plan reviews and documentation reviews
  • Performs other duties as required

The requirements include a BS in Computer Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Systems or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience, and experience in developing functional specifications for commercial software products.  In addition, they are looking for with the following:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication, presentation and writing skills
  • Strong abstraction, organization and simplification skills
  • Detailed understanding of business processes
  • Understanding of functional specification approaches that lead to successful technical design and test case development
  • Strong process definition skills
  • Skilled at abstracting process details from domain experts
  • Skilled at analyzing and mapping complex processes
  • Skilled at identifying exception conditions

In addition, they would like 1 to 2 years’ experience developing software that included specific experience in the following:

  • Knowledge and experience with n-tier, enterprise-scalable, distributed application environments built on .NET Framework using ASP.NET MVC 4.5/5.0
  • Strong knowledge of communications protocols, Object Oriented (O.O.), programming techniques and multi-threaded applications
  • Experience in JavaScript libraries – AngularJS, jQuery
  • Database experience to include SQL Server and Oracle design and administration
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS Server technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Initiative and self-motivation to work independently on projects
  • Ability to create and present key requirements artifacts without direct supervision
  • Interpersonal and team work skills

To sum it up, here a list of qualities that the preferred applicant will have:

  • MS Degree in Computer Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Systems or related discipline is a plus
  • Experience with Objective – C and Cocoa Touch Development
  • Experience working with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, Core Graphics and Core Text.
  • Understanding of the full mobile development life cycle

Anybody interested in applying should contact:

Jeffrey L Brooks | Lead Recruiter/Great Lakes Region | Michael Baker International
100 Airside Drive | Pittsburgh (Moon Township) PA 15108| [O] 412-269-4656 [F] 412-472-9116 |

PC Support Intern – Dollar Bank

The following internship for a PC Support Technician for Dollar Bank is now available through Colonial Trak.

The purpose of the PC Support intern position is to provide first level technical support to branch and back office users. First level technical support may include, but not be limited to, the following: cloning workstations, installing workstations in the back office and branches, racking servers, moving computer equipment, performing routine hardware and software upgrades, and first level troubleshooting. The position reports to a PC Support Officer.

Technical Qualifications:
* Completion of 1 year of college/technical school to include classes in Windows operating systems, PC repair, and networking.
* A working knowledge of Ethernet and TCP/IP.
* A strong commitment to customer service.
* Occasional availability to work after hours and weekends.
* Occasional overtime may be necessary to accomplish group goals.
Principal Activities:
* Install and configure PCs for use in the back office and branches.
* Assist with the installation of servers in the back office and branches.
* Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve hardware and software problems.
* Provide high level technical support for both branch and back office desktops and servers.
* Perform routine hardware and software upgrades.
Additional information and instructions to apply can be found at:

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) seeking Interns/New Hires for Classified Work

Can you keep a secret?

 Do you want to make a difference in keeping our nation safe?

CSC is seeking to hire over 100 graduates and interns for software developer roles to work with classified information in our Nation’s Capital and surrounding areas (Virginia, Maryland).

 Our Software Engineers:

·         Work in agile development teams,
·         Performs technical planning,
·         System integration,
·         Verification and validation,
·         Supportability and effectiveness analyses across large and complex systems,
·         ….. and get to work on projects in new technologies.

Our Software Development team is recognized as an industry leader in preparedness, sustainment, and modernization. Our work on defense programs is critical to our national security. Be part of a team that makes an impact every day!

 What we are looking for!

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or related field from an accredited institution and no more than 1 year of relevant work experience from the time of degree
  • Familiar one or more -Java, C++, Python, Ruby on Rails
  • Basic understanding of software development lifecycle and roles within each phase
  • Hands on software development experience in an internship or school project capacity
  • Basic understanding of programming and scripting languages

 To qualify – You Must:

  • Be a US Citizen
  • Have or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Security+ Certification within 60 days of employment

If you are ready for challenge and wish to help keep the bad guy out,  CSC is where you want to start your career….!

Join our Community today!

Email your resume to

Thank you!

Amanda Wolf