Careers

Careers

Join Our Team

We are always looking for talented and unique people who want to work and succeed in a multicultural environment. If you are interested in working with us, please submit a cover letter and resume in English to employment@pspinc.com or by mail to PSPinc Employment, 1404 140th Place N.E., Bellevue, WA 98007. No phone calls, please.

The following conditions apply to all open positions at PSPinc:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Peripheral vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is based in a typical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Front-end Developer

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the development of complex web applications. Bridging the gap between design and development, the Front-End Developer can take wireframes and/or pixel-perfect mockups and convert them to living, breathing web applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Plans, develops, tests, edits, maintains, and documents the flow of web pages and websites.
  • Create and maintain project milestones on long-term projects
  • Communicates with the sales department to determine customer needs and goals.
  • Creates specifications and estimates of the project and reports to the sales department.
  • Analyze business requirements and write technical documentation such as blueprints and product specification based on those needs.
  • Troubleshoots any issues on web applications on all major web browsers, must be a logical thinker and a natural problem solver.
  • Develops all projects with a strong foundation on the latest web standards.
  • Codes websites with a mobile-first approach and responsive web design principles. Can code responsive websites using a framework and from scratch.
  • Creates deployment procedures and deploys websites to the servers at PSP or delivers the pages to the customer.
  • Writes documentation to describe program development, coding, and corrections.
  • Able to make technology recommendations and suggestions to design and develop scalable solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Fluency in CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript with a strong foundation in building semantically correct/standards compliant websites.
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX principles and what it takes to build an engaging web experience for users.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop for the purpose of turning pixel perfect mockups into robust and interactive web applications
  • Understands cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Knowledge of PHP, and PHP-based frameworks such as cakePHP are desired but not required
  • Ability to hand-code without use of third party applications such as Dreamweaver.
  • Strong knowledge of FTP
  • Proficient knowledge and implementation of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, SVN
  • Experience with the CSS Preprocessor Sass
  • Expert level knowledge of JavaScript and client-side JavaScript MVC frameworks (e.g. React, Angular JS, Ember.js, Backbone.js )
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment.
  • Fluency in Japanese is a plus.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering from a college or university, or equivalent from a certified technical college; two years of professional web development experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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NOC Monitoring Technician

SUMMARY

We have a full-time opportunity available for a dedicated, entry-level or intermediate NOC Monitoring Technician. This role is responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting, supporting, and reporting on server and network environment at the Network Operation Center to ensure that services are available to all users.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Monitors display screen to detect error/problematic messages that signal malfunction in server and/or network.
  • Uses CLI (Command Line Interface) and TCP/IP protocols to verify, determine, and diagnose problems.
  • Troubleshoots and assists customers to perform any remediation steps necessary when problems are realized.
  • Submits reports to relevant departments should service issues arise that contain information such as time of occurrence and cause of issue.
  • Updates documentation to record new equipment installed and changes made to server or service configurations.
  • Escalates ongoing problems to server administrators/engineers after attempting initial troubleshooting procedures.
  • Monitors ticketing system for ticket updates and escalates tickets to the appropriate departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitoring software such as Nagios or MRTG
  • Linux command line (any distribution)
  • Windows Server 2008/2012
  • Great communication and problem solving skills
  • Self-aware, confident and eager to support the company’s focus on collaboration
  • The desire to grow roots within our organization and build your career

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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