Referral Program


Do you know someone looking for a job? 

We can help! Refer them to Smart Solutions by filling out the form below, and you could receive up to a $5,000 referral bonus!

Referrals are one of the best ways we find great talent. You don’t have to work for Smart Solutions in order to refer someone, so anyone can participate! Note, we cannot accept referrals who are current employees at our clients.

Download the 2022 Referral Program Flyer  to share with your interested colleagues

We have two tiers of referral bonuses: a Base Referral Bonus and Target Order Referral Bonus.

Up to $1,500

  • Positions with bill rates over $45
  • $1,000 paid at 90 days of billing plus $500 at 180 days of billing

Up to $5,000

  • For target jobs posted below and only valid for contract positions and the dates indicated.
  • Paid in installments: $1,000 every 90 days of billing up to $5,000 for as long as the new employee is still billing.

Target Jobs

This is a Contract for up to a year, including full benefits and possibility of extension

Location: Hybrid role in Madison, WI or Cedar Rapids, IA

Required Skills:

  • Project financing experience
  • Project scheduling experience (Primavera or MS
    Project)
  • Excellent Excel skills
  •  MISO and ATC knowledge helpful
  • UI Planner experience helpful

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*Valid through 10/7/22

This is a contract role including full benefits and possibility of extension

Location: Remote within the U.S.

Travel: Small chance of travel to NYC or WI

Required Skills:

  • Business analysis experience
  • Procedure analysis and process mapping
  • General data analysis and data-mapping skills
  • Strong command of written and spoken English
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint,
    Visio, Excel)
  • Ability to support QA and UAT efforts
  • Experience with Insurance Accounting and/or
    Corporate Finance
  • Reinsurance domain experience helpful
  • Experience with Reinsurance Systems a plus

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*Valid through 10/7/22

This is a Contract position, including full benefits and possibility of extension

Location:
Remote within the U.S., preference to candidates near Madison, WI

Travel:
Occasional for face-to-face meetings, moving to hybrid meetings

Required Skills:

  • Strong demonstrated experience in full stack JavaScript development (3-5 years) with at least 1 year as a Dev Lead
  • Knowledge of multiple JavaScript frameworks (Node/Express, React/Redux, Angular) with demonstrated expertise in at least one (preferably React/Redux and Node/Express)
  • Demonstrated experience with distributed service architectures
  • Experience in deploying new production web applications/server architectures
  • Experience with contributing to software design and development teams
  • Experience in all phases of the development lifecycle including deployment is preferred
  • Experience in data integration utilizing web services and APIs (e.g. REST, SOAP, JSON to Acord XML) to either exchange information or create integrated reports
  • Strong JavaScript \ typescript
  • Experience in complex environment
  • Experience working on scrum teams
  • Experience creating REST web services
  • Agile / SAFe agile experience (2 week sprints)
  • AWS (Ideally Lambda, Dynamo DB, Athena, Cloud Formation, Docker, S3, Fargate, Elastic Beanstalk)
  • Knowledge of automated testing suites such as Karate and Selenium

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*Valid through 10/7/22


This is a Part-Time Contract position, 20-30 hrs a week and possibility of extension or conversion to full time.

Location: Hybrid, 1 or 2 times a week in Madison, WI office.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with business partners and account managers to understand the IMC plan, goals and objectives
  • Create long- and short-term project plans (based on IMC plans), including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and goals; ensuring the goals are documented, communicated and measurable
  • Open/close jobs and manage timelines in project management software, including managing approvals
  • Identify stakeholders and articulate tasks to be completed by each and work with those individuals (internal or external) to facilitate the communications needed to complete the tasks on time and budget
  • Prioritize multiple projects and timelines; identify and manage potential liabilities of managing multiple projects
  • Make effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
  • Serve as a point of contact for teams when multiple resources are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy (i.e. digital, creative, account) • Serve as a member of the account core team; Communicate with the Foundation team to keep foundation specific projects aligned with business goals
  • Perform quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
  • Adjust schedules and targets on the project as needed; communicate changes with core team Marketing Operations
  • Work with account manager to collect post-campaign data, conduct project analysis for effectiveness, impact delivered, to inform future changes to program plans – as well as establish best practices to be leveraged across similar campaign types.
  • Prepare quarterly summaries to report performance, insights and recommendations to business partners as part of the Service Level Agreement. Budget Management
  • Monitor and track project expenses to ensure that estimated and/or approved budgets are not exceeded, and that execution is as cost-efficient as possible
  • Brand Governance
  • Ensure proper use of Alliant Energy brand, trademarks and logos internally and externally

Required Skills:

  • Preferred 3-5 years of marketing or communications experience
  • Proficient in Adobe WorkFront™
  • Ability to effectively influence and work with individuals or teams, internally or externally, to achieve impactful tactical execution of communications tactics, on time and within budget.
  • Ability to manage communications with multiple internal stakeholders.
  • Proficient in project management principles, tools and methodologies
  • Cost, risk, prioritization and time management skills
  • Expertise in data analytics and delivering insights and recommendations
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to make critical decisions under pressure
  • Ability to assign tasks effectively
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment

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*Valid through 10/7/22

This is a Contract for up to a year, including full benefits and possibility of extension

Location: Remote within the U.S. or within New York

Responsibilities:

  • Develop test cases, scripts, and scenarios for User Acceptance Testing; assist in troubleshooting differences
  • Support Conversion activities including rules, validation, and reconciliation
  • Define future state business processes to be adopted by Finance and identify process impacts
  • Communicate with technical and business stakeholders

Required Skills:

  • Experience in a similar role as a business analyst (at least 3-5 years)
  • A degree in Computer Science, Accounting, or IT or equivalent experience
  • P&C insurance experience preferred
  • Experience with mapping documentation and understanding data models
  • Clear communication between technical and business teams

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*Valid through 10/7/22

This is a Contract, including full benefits and possibility of extension

Location: Hybrid, (Cedar Rapids, IL or Madison, WI)

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for Product Backlog by continuously refining it to ensure all customer requirements are clearly described, estimated, and prioritized. Approves each completed customer requirement and provides valuable feedback for the team.
  • Identifies minimum viable products to deliver business value
  • Increases Return on Investment by create/identify and prioritize the product features by business value. Also include total TCO
  • Understands how to use technology to solve customer problems or create new value frontiers
  • Drives sprint and release plans together with Scrum Master.
  • Participates in Scrum events, including sprint planning, story grooming sessions, sprint reviews and retrospectives.
  • Responsible for great customer experience in all product releases.
  • Conducts product planning sessions to breakdown initiatives into clear user stories that are derived from customer needs and understood by the team.
  • Manages the lifecycle of product or service including maintenance, patching, and new version introductions.
  • Leads and takes part in Technology planning processes to align priorities across IT Services
  • Focuses on outcomes / Objectives and Key Results (OKR’s) to deliver cost effective, customer driven technology solutions.
  • Develops long-term strategic relationships with customer and industry leaders.
  • Responsible to business leaders for development of solutions, scope development, prioritization, and delivery of systems and functions. Jointly develops plans and solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner and is responsible for ensuring the most effective use of product group resources.
  • Provides leadership and direction for the communication and implementation of new practices to increase organizational performance and success within Information Technology.
  • Provides direction to teams and ensures solutions and development options meet customer needs, are appropriately prioritized, and are delivered in a prompt and cost-effective manner.
  • Responsible for portfolio consolidation, architecture alignment and reducing technical debt.

Required Skills:

  • Advanced experience defining technology strategy, communicating to sr. leaders and managing business stakeholder expectations
  • Advanced experience of two or more scripting languages – SQL, Python, Shell
  • Advanced experience of Agile (KANBAN, Scrum, etc.) and Waterfall methodologies
  • Advanced experience of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Advanced experience of two or more languages – Java, Go, .NET
  • Advanced experience of modern integration technologies and API’s
  • Experience of AI/ML frameworks (Tensorflow, PyTorch, DataRobot)
  • Advanced experience of data structures, data model, cloud/onprem architecture, secure coding practices (as applicable)
  • Experience of modern DevOps, DevSecOps, ETL, and Data Analysis methodologies/tools/techniques
  • Leads in project planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting activities for complex projects. Establishes and reviews business cases and cost estimates associated with recommended solutions.
  • AI/ML – Evaluation
  • Coding in two primary languages (VS, C#, Python & Java)
  • Security Literacy
  • Infrastructure/Cloud Literacy
  • Integration Literacy
  • Data Literacy

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*Valid through 10/7/22

This is a long-term Contract role, including full benefits and possibility of extension

Location: IA or WI

Responsibilities:

  • Designs and develops data pipelines (ELT/ETL) architecture to load data from a wide range of sources to Snowflake and Azure Data Cloud.
  • Plans, analyzes, designs, codes, tests, implements, and maintains moderately complex data projects.
  • Assists team members with design and acts as a resource for particularly difficult design projects.
  • Translate operational requirements for moderately complex systems. Recommends and may assist in leading definition of user stories and design workshops, data modeling and prototyping.
  • Performs and may lead the testing of complex systems to ensure system reliability prior to implementation.
  • Understands data pipelines and modern ways of automating data pipeline using cloud-based implementation.
  • Tests and clearly documents the requirements to create technical and functions specs.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements such as automation of manual processes, optimizing data processing, etc.
  • Help set up and maintain CI/CD pipelines.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 5 years of related experience (in a similar role or in a data engineering role)
  • Experience and proficiency in using Python programming in data transformation
  • Hands-on development experience with Snowflake data platform including Snowpipe, tasks, stored procedures, streams, resource monitors, Snowpark, virtual warehouse sizing, query performance tuning, cloning, time travel, data sharing
  • Solid experience in working with Informatica data tools with a focus on Informatica IICS, PowerCenter, DEI/BDM.
  • Solid experience in Unit Test, System Integration Test and User Acceptance testing.
  • Experience designing / developing data loading processes to load data from a wide range of sources such as Oracle, flat files, Web Services, and Azure Cloud.
  • Expertise in developing and implementing business logic through SQL.
  • Experience with Git or a similar version control/source code management tool

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*Valid through 10/7/22


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