Careers at SeedSpark

Think you have what it takes? We’re a diverse team with a common goal: sparking growth in people and businesses. We’re looking for deep thinkers and big dreamers who align with our core values to drive success and change the world for the better.

Current Openings

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Tier II Field Technician - Projects

This position is customer facing and will primarily deal with the configuration and installation of technology infrastructure of all types, ranging from full networking infrastructure installations for that new office building, all the way to installing an access point to provide additional coverage for another customer’s new breakroom.

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Date Posted: 9/16/21

Company Description

Here at SeedSpark, we work with leadership teams in small to medium sized businesses to improve client acquisition and retention and reduce operational costs and security risks. We do this through business process automation, managed IT services and digital marketing.

As companies are transforming in the rapidly evolving digital age to ensure their growth and relevance in the changing marketplace, SeedSpark facilitates their journey from strategy to execution. We believe technology is more than just a tool, it’s a strategy.

We are a diverse team with a shared passion to always learn, relentlessly serve, and constantly grow. The combination of unique talents amongst our team enables SeedSpark to fuel growth and efficiency for our clients.

We set out to achieve excellence by hiring the best and brightest in our field; those who desire to come alongside us to live out the four core values of SeedSpark: 1) Pursue Why 2) Maintain Perspective 3) Ownership 4) Win Together.

Ranked #244 in the 2020 Inc. 5000 List and one of the top MSPs in the Charlotte area, SeedSpark is an exciting place to be!

Job Summary:

We are looking for IT Professionals who can implement and support SMB technology infrastructure in a fast-paced, customer focused workplace. We are not just looking for IT experts, we are looking for people with great customer service skills, both in-person and remote, to complement our growing project team.

This position is customer facing and will primarily deal with the configuration and installation of technology infrastructure of all types, ranging from full networking infrastructure installations for that new office building, all the way to installing an access point to provide additional coverage for another customer’s new breakroom. If you consider yourself a jack-of-all-trades in the IT industry, this position might be the perfect one for you!

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ Years of configuring, installing, and supporting computer operating systems (Windows 8.1 and 10), software applications, hardware, networking, and communications. Experience with Apple MacOS/ iOS/iPadOS is a plus.
  • 3+ Years of configuring, installing, and supporting networking equipment: firewalls/routers, switches, wireless access points.
  • 3+ Years of configuring, installing, and supporting Windows Server versions 2012-2019, VMware/Server Virtualization knowledge is a plus. Must understand Windows Server roles and features.
  • 3+ Years of configuring, installing, and supporting file servers (NAS & SAN) and backup systems (On-Prem & Off-Site).
  • 3+ Years of configuring, implementing, and providing backend/end-user support for Microsoft 365 Cloud services: Exchange, SharePoint, Teams Phones, Defender, Azure AD, and Intune.
  • Ability to perform routine preventive maintenance on systems software, applications, hardware, networking, and communications.
  • Ability to communicate technical guidance and instruction to users on the use of PC and/or server applications and systems.
  • Understanding of best practices for implementing networking equipment and server infrastructures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex networking and server issues + able to make recommendations on best-practice solutions to those same complex problems.
  • Network, Microsoft, Security and Vendor certifications preferred.
  • Ability to work across various industries.

 

Soft Skill Requirements:

  • Self-starter that can be trusted to work independently and does not require direction to stay on task.
  • High-quality client service skills both in person, over the phone, and in written communications.
  • Ability to translate complicated technical information for end-users to understand.
  • Ability to problem solve in high-pressure situations. Must be able to troubleshoot independently to resolve issues.
  • Strong focus on documentation, following company policy & process, and following technical best-practices.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel to client worksites with a personal vehicle (50%-75%) *mileage reimbursement available.
  • Sit and stand for extended periods.
  • Must be available to work rotating On Call, outside of normal working hours
  • Within commuting distance of Charlotte, NC

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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Full Stack Developer

A Full Stack Developer will collaborate with Product Owners and engineers on designing, developing and deploying features to a production environment

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Date Posted: 3/01/21

Primary functions include:

  • Understand client requirements and how they translate into application features
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and engineers on designing, developing and deploying features to a production environment
  • Write high quality code that is scalable, modular and conforms to language best practices
  • Perform tests to ensure code quality and feature completion
  • Provide usage and debugging support on client applications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience/certifications
  • 1-2 years of professional experience working on web-based applications in a team or individual environment
  • Strong experience in ASP.NET (C#/VB.NET), as well as their associated data structures and coding best practices
  • Good understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts and namespaces
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft SQL server 2008+ and best practices for database optimization for moderate to large data sets
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize work effectively
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills with team members, stakeholders and other application users of various levels of technical expertise
  • Strong problem-solving skills to diagnose and debug application issues
  • Have an “improvement focused” attitude and approach toward yourself and your work

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with integrating and creating RESTful APIs
  • Ability to recognize business needs of stakeholders and design custom software to meet those needs
  • Experience in testing code for functionality requirements before launching into production
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio development tools
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer certification is a plus

Why Seedspark?

  • Hours of operation – 9am – 5pm (7 hour work days), no weekends or after hours unless it’s urgent. We believe in a healthy work-life balance.
  • CE Growth Plan – 1 workday per quarter dedicated to CE, with flexible CE guidelines. Sprout Week is a quarterly-scheduled event when the entire department dedicates to growing our skillsets as a team!
  • Benefits – 60% healthcare coverage with deductible reimbursement, life insurance policy, catered monthly lunches, awesome company events, gym membership reimbursement and 401k matching after one year
  • Flexible PTO – We believe our Developers are responsible adults with the ability to manage their schedules and timelines effectively. Take PTO when you need to and plan responsibly.
  • Flexible WFH Policy – Working from home is as simple as coordinating with your team lead. Again, we trust that our developers can manage their tasks responsibly.
  • Experienced Team Leads – With Senior Developers on our staff, we are constantly learning new tech while also listening to the echoes of our Dev forefathers for sage advice about process, principles and implementation. Our Senior Devs know their stuff.
  • Agile-esque Development – Having experience in both waterfall and Agile approaches, we implement the most effective flow process per project. Our PMs are experienced in a variety of different sized projects and are seasoned to adhere to the processes we believe best to take a project from start to finish.

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily in an office environment. Periodic evening or weekend work is expected only during critical application emergencies.
  • Valid driver’s license, dependable transportation and up to date vehicle insurance is required

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Technical Business Analyst

Gathers, reviews, analyzes, evaluates, and collaborates to support production of business and technical requirements containing rules, requirements, specifications, and design per project protocol.

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Date Posted: 6/23/21

Primary functions include:

  • Gathers, reviews, analyzes, evaluates, and collaborates to support production of business and technical requirements containing rules, requirements, specifications, and design per project protocol.
  • Document workflows, data mapping and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from the client on project specifications.
  • Lead review sessions for completed business/functional requirements with key business users focused on gaining consensus and final business approval.
  • Understand complex issues and capture client requirements.
  • Assist with the production of project and quality plans.
  • Design, develop, and implement solutions (potentially development of proof of concepts).
  • Perform quality assurance analysis at key milestones.
  • Participate in the development of User Acceptance Test planning documentation, including test plans and scripts, based on business and functional requirements.
  • Assess production support and data issues encountered by end users and assist in problem resolution.
  • Ensure efficient and effective communication between the customer, development team, project manager, and any third-party regarding software functionality throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with Project Managers, reporting progress against outstanding milestones, project status, resource requirements, issues, risks, and dependencies.
  • Research, document, and analyze user requirements.
  • Analyze existing processes and systems and recommend options for change.
  • Confirms completeness and relevancy of validation points to requirement capabilities.
  • Drive user story refinement and facilitate backlog grooming.
  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them.
  • Serves as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues.

Must Have:

  • Experienced with formal SDLCs and business analysis methodologies, working knowledge of business analysis documentation standards along with Agile methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders (e.g. both technical and business, internal and external).
  • Demonstrable evidence of documenting and analyzing complex business processes.
  • Proven track record of writing functional specifications, developing/configuring software based on customer requirements and Data Transformation projects.
  • Experience implementing business applications, with end-to-end experience of the project lifecycle.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced, multi-discipline environment.
  • A passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change.
  • The ability to motivate others and lead change.
  • Facilitate clear and concise written and verbal communication with all levels of internal and third-party business and technical project teams.
  • Ability to extrapolate UX requirements including usability, accessibility, performance, and visual and interface designs.
  • Self-driven ability to understand, uncover, resolve and recommend options to solve complex business issues with technology solutions.
  • Ability to produce and decipher complex technical use cases, user stories, process flows, diagraming, data analysis, data mapping, interfaces, reporting and testing activities on web and hosted technologies.
  • Excellent communicator with conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Critical thinker with superior written and oral communication skills as well as meeting facilitation skills.

Nice to Have:

  • Reasonable understanding of HTML, XML, VB and JavaScript would be desirable.
  • A good understanding of SQL and advanced excel skills is desirable.

Why Seedspark?

  • Hours of operation – 9am – 5pm (7 hour work days), no weekends or after hours unless it’s urgent. We believe in a healthy work-life balance.
  • CE Growth Plan – 1 workday per quarter dedicated to CE, with flexible CE guidelines. Sprout Week is a quarterly-scheduled event when the entire department dedicates to growing our skillsets as a team!
  • Benefits – 60% healthcare coverage with deductible reimbursement, life insurance policy, catered monthly lunches, awesome company events, gym membership reimbursement and 401k matching after one year
  • Flexible PTO – We believe our Developers are responsible adults with the ability to manage their schedules and timelines effectively. Take PTO when you need to and plan responsibly.
  • Flexible WFH Policy – Working from home is as simple as coordinating with your team lead. Again, we trust that our developers can manage their tasks responsibly.
  • Experienced Team Leads – With Senior Developers on our staff, we are constantly learning new tech while also listening to the echoes of our Dev forefathers for sage advice about process, principles and implementation. Our Senior Devs know their stuff.
  • Agile-esque Development – Having experience in both waterfall and Agile approaches, we implement the most effective flow process per project. Our PMs are experienced in a variety of different sized projects and are seasoned to adhere to the processes we believe best to take a project from start to finish.

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily in an office environment. Periodic evening or weekend work is expected only during critical application emergencies.
  • Valid driver’s license, dependable transportation and up to date vehicle insurance is required

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General Application

Even if we don't have an opening that's right for you, send us your information with this general submission form so that we can keep you in mind for future opportunities.

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Our Benefits

SeedSpark is always looking for opportunities to give back to our incredible team. All full-time members have access to the following employee benefits and bonuses.

Matched 401K
Birthday & Work Anniversary PTO
Free Coffee
Growth Programs
Comprehensive Health Insurance
Maternity & Paternity Leave
Company Outreach
Short Term Disability
Team Outings
Paid Vacation
Profit Sharing
Christmas Bonus
Hex

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