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Front-End / UI Designer | Senior Database Architect/Administrator/Developer (MySQL) | Building Automation and Controls EngineerApplication Engineer | NOC Technician-1: 1st Shift | NOC Technician-2: 2nd Shift | PHP / Javascript Web Developer

Job Title

Front-End Web Developer

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.

Responsibilities

  • Develop UI for new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

Required Skills And Qualifications

  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS for rapid prototyping.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Desired Additional Skills

  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or Relevant Experience



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Job Title

Senior Database Architect/Administrator/Developer (MySQL)

As the Senior Database Architect/Administrator/Developer (MySQL), you will develop and support production MySQL databases. The MySQL DBA will also be responsible monitoring and optimizing MySQL database performance and capacity planning. Additionally, the MySQL Database Administrator/DBA will develop and support MySQL database replication and clustering, and plan and execute for database scalability. 

In this role you will also work with application engineers, developers and the QA team as well as applications support teams in the maintenance and care of the Linux Network and MySQL infrastructure.

The position may travel occasionally to the client site with the team. Client sites are in North America and South America, so you will need to have or to be able to obtain a US passport to travel by air with no issues.

The position will be based of Quest Controls headquarters located in Palmetto, FL.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7+ years experience as MySQL DBA
  • Experience as a DBA in both production and development.
  • Experience with optimization for performance and capacity planning.
  • Experienced in deployment management and project planning / project management skills
  • Experience with Linux OS, Java, and PHP preferred

Responsibilities

  • Maintain, monitor, tune, and support existing MySQL database environments for production, staging, QA and development;
  • Troubleshoot any problems that may come up with the database environments: performance issues; replication issues; or operational issues
  • Manage database security and capacity planning
  • Architect database schemas and layouts
  • Prepare documentations and specifications
  • Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary
  • Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations
  • Work with developers to design and optimize complex SQL queries
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency in MySQL database management
  • Experience with scripting languages and implementing operational automation using scripts
  • Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL
  • Familiarity with MySQL backup and recovery strategies
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Develop and maintain database monitoring tools and automation Systems
  • Monitor performance and tune databases to optimize for different workloads.
  • Setup and maintain master-slave replication topologies for High-availability and read scaling
  • Experience with database performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Knowledge of MySQL features, such as its event scheduler
  • Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications
  • Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.
  • Experience in working with Linux Centos/RHEL, Java, and PHP
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as SVN


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Job Title

Building Automation and Controls Engineer

Description: Quest Controls, Inc. is a design and manufacturer of monitoring and control solutions for telecommunications and commercial buildings. We are seeking a team-oriented Senior BMS Engineer to provide technical support for customers and our building controls engineering and services staff.

Position Locations

Palmetto, FL (Corporate HQ)

Key Areas of Responsibility

  1. Manage multiple projects conducting energy audits, commissioning and implementation for energy efficiency projects
  2. Responsible for deployment, testing and validation of building automation controls systems
  3. Make recommendations and explain needs to increase energy efficiency for new and existing customers
  4. Provide technical support to customers both in person and over the phone
  5. Provide technical support to sales staff

Qualifications Required

  1. B.S. Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  2. 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  3. Extensive knowledge of Energy Management Systems and/or controls including lighting, HVAC, BAS, Metering and energy management softwareExcellent communication and technical writing skills
  4. Solid computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office & Visio
  5. Capable of generating and/or working from electrical schematics
  6. Ability to work efficiently within a team environment
  7. Ability to travel 50% of the time
  8. LEED Certification a plus
  9. Willing to relocate

Hours

Full Time

Benefits

The company offers a SIMPLE IRA and health insurance

About Quest Controls

Quest Controls, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a complete family of remote surveillance products that provide monitoring, control, and test solutions for the telecommunications, cable, and commercial industries. The TELSEC®, OspreyFMS® & Q3 product families provide alarm performance, monitoring, control, and test of a facility’s critical operating environment and equipment to maintain and ensure each facility’s smooth and continuous operation. Quest Controls, Inc. also provides installation services as well as 24/7 monitoring and service contracts. www.questcontrols.com

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Job Title

Application Engineer

Description: Quest Controls, Inc. is a design and manufacturer of monitoring and control solutions for telecommunications and commercial buildings. We are seeking team-oriented service specialists with a building controls background and solid computer skills to join our team.

Position Locations

Palmetto, FL (Corporate HQ)

 Key Areas of Responsibility

  1. Provide technical support to customers both in person and over the phone
  2. Provide technical support to sales staff
  3. Manage, lead, inspect, and perform installations projects
  4. Write and edit technical papers and manuals
  5. To lead meetings and present in front of a group
  6. To provide classroom style or hands on training

Qualifications Required

  1. Technical degree or Military training in computers or electronics
  2. 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  3. Solid computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office & Visio
  4. Good communication and technical writing skills
  5. Capable of generating and/or working from electrical schematics
  6. Understanding/working knowledge of Energy Management Systems and/or controls
  7. Familiarity with standard electrical installation practices and NEC a plus
  8. A “customer focus” attitude
  9. Ability to work efficiently within a team environment
  10. Ability to travel 50% of the time

Hours

Full Time

Benefits

The company offers a SIMPLE IRA and health insurance

About Quest Controls

Quest Controls, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a complete family of remote surveillance products that provide monitoring, control, and test solutions for the telecommunications, cable, and commercial industries. The TELSEC, Osprey FMS & Q3 product families provide alarm performance, monitoring, control, and test of a facility’s critical operating environment and equipment to maintain and ensure each facility’s smooth and continuous operation. Quest Controls, Inc. also provides installation services as well as 24/7 monitoring and service contracts. www.questcontrols.com

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Job Title

NOC Technician-1: 1st Shift 

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Remote monitoring of customer sites
  2. Inbound and Outbound Calls Support Center
  3. Verify & respond to alarms from customer sites
  4. Answer incoming calls from Monitoring and Tech Support Lines
  5. Respond quickly & effectively to emergency & non-emergency situations
  6. Data Entry into call tracking software
  7. Assist in resolution of customer issues
  8. Maintain customer records
  9. Perform other general duties as requested
  10. Troubleshoot HVAC and Lighting/Electrical issues
  11. Perform follow up calls with Store Managers and/or Facility Managers
  12. Ability to provide verbal directions over the phone to Retail Store Managers on how to use the Energy Management System

Requirements:

  1. Self-Motivated, team player
  2. Strong customer service & phone skills
  3. Excellent communication & organizational skills
  4. Working knowledge of computers
  5. Able to follow schematics/manuals
  6. Ability to work under minimal supervision
  7. Ability to multi-task
  8. Ability to assist in projects at short notice
  9. Ability to work under some pressure
  10. Ability to monitor several customers and provide support using various EMS Devices
  11. Spanish language proficiency a plus

Hours

Full Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Benefits

The company offers a SIMPLE IRA and health insurance

Email resume to nocjob@questcontrols.com

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Job Title

NOC Technician-2: 2nd Shift

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Remote monitoring of customer sites
  2. Inbound and Outbound Calls Support Center
  3. Verify & respond to alarms from customer sites
  4. Answer incoming calls from Monitoring and Tech Support Lines
  5. Respond quickly & effectively to emergency & non-emergency situations
  6. Data Entry into call tracking software
  7. Assist in resolution of customer issues
  8. Maintain customer records
  9. Perform other general duties as requested
  10. Troubleshoot HVAC and Lighting/Electrical issues
  11. Perform follow up calls with Store Managers and/or Facility Managers
  12. Ability to provide verbal directions over the phone to Retail Store Managers on how to use the Energy Management System

Requirements:

  1. Self-Motivated, team player
  2. Strong customer service & phone skills
  3. Excellent communication & organizational skills
  4. Working knowledge of computers
  5. Able to follow schematics/manuals
  6. Ability to work under minimal supervision
  7. Ability to multi-task
  8. Ability to assist in projects at short notice
  9. Ability to work under some pressure
  10. Ability to monitor several customers and provide support using various EMS Devices
  11. Spanish language proficiency a plus

Hours

Full Time: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Benefits

The company offers a SIMPLE IRA and health insurance

Email resume to nocjob@questcontrols.com

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Job Title

PHP / Javascript Web Developer

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.

Responsibilities

  • Develop UI for new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

Understanding of the Following is Helpful:

  • HTML / CSS
  • Java
  • Apache
  • Google APIs (e.g. Mapping)
  • Redhat Linux
  • Application Scalability
  • Server Administration

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating web pages using PHP to import data from a database and JavaScript to add dynamic content
  • Creating backend application for efficient data processing used in a web front end
  • Working with different APIs to create a more compelling application
  • Emphasis on application scalability
  • Coordination with other software and hardware engineers to ensure best practices and the highest efficiency possible
  • Understanding of good database architecture helpful
  • Working within the team to continue to improve the platform and processes and willing to work closely with others to ensure compatibility and a solid, consistent user experience

Position comes with great benefits; including health insurance, vacation & holiday compensation, flexible schedules, Simple IRA / 401k and flexibility to work in a remote office. Quest Controls emphasizes a positive work environment conducive to creativity and ongoing development. We encourage continued innovate thinking and for you to seek opportunities in new responsibilities and disciplines. If you have at least 5 years experience and a desire to continue to learn and grow, please contact us.

Email resume to jobs@questcontrols.com