As a member of the Aktion Associates’ team, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Extensive training opportunities
  • Working with customers who value our partnership and skills
  • Learning innovative technologies
  • Partnering with leading technology providers

Aktion Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.

To view our open positions and apply online, click on the position below for more details.  If you have any questions, please contact our HR department at hr@aktion.com.

Positions with our Sales Team

Aktion Associates is seeking full-time Sales Representative in various markets.  We are looking for self-motivated and disciplined sales professionals that will develop new customer relationships and manage existing customers.

Sales Representative / Managed Services & Server/Networking/Storage (PA)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Full-time Sales Representative in the Pittsburgh market – Western Pennsylvania and Northeast Ohio territory.

This position is responsible for selling Aktion Hybrid Cloud offerings, Aktion Managed Services and Aktion Network Engineering services. Additionally, a candidate would provide sales of a full range of IBM, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft and VMware of hardware and software technology solutions. Experience in selling Storage, High availability and DR solutions are required.  Certifications in these vendors’ products are considered but not required.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prospect and create new business through the identification of targeted accounts and developing business through lead generation, cold-calling, referrals, networking, etc.
  • Quickly follow up on sales prospects, as well as leads delivered through MS Dynamics CRM, documenting responses and maintain pipeline goals.
  • Establish and execute sales strategies that demonstrate product knowledge, presentation skills and technical understanding that effectively presents leading infrastructure solutions to prospects and customers.
  • Build and maintain an effective personal network to further build access to information, leads, contacts, etc.
  • Support other necessary corporate activities including forecasting, marketing issues, developing of sales strategies, and territory planning.
  • Build and maintain industry expertise by participating in vertical-specific user groups and by monitoring and reporting on competitor activities and offerings.
  • Develop effective relationships with key decision makers in assigned target customers.

 Aktion Associates offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Interested qualified candidates, please email resume including salary requirements to: hr@aktion.com

Aktion Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the  Job Application form below.

Sales Representative / Managed Services & Server/Networking/Storage (DC)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Aktion Associates is seeking full-time Sales Representative in the Washington DC market.  We are looking for self-motivated and disciplined sales professionals that will develop new customer relationships and manage existing customers in the Washington DC and Baltimore metro areas.

This position is responsible for selling Aktion Hybrid Cloud offerings, Aktion Managed Services and Aktion Network Engineering services. Additionally, a candidate would provide sales of a full range of IBM, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft and VMware of hardware and software technology solutions. Experience in selling Storage, High availability and DR solutions are required.  Certifications in these vendors’ products are considered but not required.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prospect and create new business through the identification of targeted accounts and developing business through lead generation, cold-calling, referrals, networking, etc.
  • Quickly follow up on sales prospects, as well as leads delivered through MS Dynamics CRM, documenting responses and maintain pipeline goals.
  • Establish and execute sales strategies that demonstrate product knowledge, presentation skills and technical understanding that effectively presents leading infrastructure solutions to prospects and customers.
  • Build and maintain an effective personal network to further build access to information, leads, contacts, etc.
  • Support other necessary corporate activities including forecasting, marketing issues, developing of sales strategies, and territory planning.
  • Build and maintain industry expertise by participating in vertical-specific user groups and by monitoring and reporting on competitor activities and offerings.
  • Develop effective relationships with key decision makers in assigned target customers.

Aktion Associates offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Interested qualified candidates, please email resume including salary requirements to: hr@aktion.com

Aktion Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Sales Representative (Michigan)

Aktion Associates, a leading provider of technology solutions seeking an Account Manager/Sales Representative to service Michigan.

 

We are looking for a seasoned professional who understands technology including hardware/storage/networking/security/managed services and Cloud computing, and is adept at communicating the value of this technology to business executives. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of selling technology from leading providers including IBM, HP, Dell and many others.

 

Aktion offers a competitive benefits package including salary and commission. To be considered for this position, requirements include 3+ years technology selling experience with a proven sales track record. A Bachelor’s degree is desired.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

ERP Application Sales Representative (Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Toledo, Detroit, Chicago)

Today’s distribution and manufacturing companies are sourcing and selling globally, while having to maintain localized availability and customer service.  Faced with expanding inventories, geographies, and value-added services, they must seek new ways of adding value for their customers and at the same time, maintain profitability.  Problem is, they have to do more with less across an increasingly complex operating environment. Aktion Associates meets these challenges by providing innovative software solutions to distribution and manufacturing organizations, implemented by teams of individuals with deep industry knowledge and software expertise. Please visit www.aktion.com for more information.

 

To strengthen the professional sales team, we are looking for an:  ERP Application Sales Representative for the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Responsibilities

  • Develop competitive sales plans & strategies for Acumatica and Infor Distribution ERP software and professional services.
  • Meet or exceed assigned revenue goals by identification, contact, qualification and development of new accounts.
  • Develop, execute and deliver quality solution-focused executive overview presentations
  • Present and articulate advanced product features, benefits, and overall product solutions
  • Link the solution value to the pains & gains of the C level buyers
  • Develop and manage reference sites through high quality, technical and professional, client relationships

Requirements

  • Must be skilled in all aspects of the sales process including prospecting and qualifying.
  • The ideal candidate will have an extensive, demonstrated history of selling integrated distribution and/or manufacturing ERP solutions.
  • Experience selling SaaS based solutions is a plus.
  • Proven ability to access and communicate strategically at the C-Level.
  • Experience with complex selling & value-based (consultative) sales strategies.
  • Candidate must have strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to conduct effective needs analysis, and web-based product demonstrations is critical.
  • Minimum of 2 -5 years ERP software sales experience preferably with Acumatica or Infor Distribution ERP.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience desired.
  • Must be able and willing to travel up to 50%

Aktion offers an entrepreneurial working environment with competitive compensation and commissions, company vehicle, 401k plan, and additional benefits.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements to: hr@aktion.com  or through the job application below.

Positions with our Application Consultant Team

At Aktion Associates, being responsive, innovative and providing consistent delivery of leading edge technologies are the foundation of everything we do.

We view our role as IT architects who partner with our customers to create a comprehensive technical roadmap that supports continued growth and profitability.

NEW: Sage Estimating (formerly Timberline) and Project Management Consultant

The Aktion professional services team enables our customers to rapidly recognize the value of their software investment in a responsible, timely and cost effective fashion by providing our customers consulting, design, development and project management services. To strengthen the professional services team, we are looking for a:

Sage Estimating (formerly Timberline) and Project Management Consultant

Responsibilities

  • Provide implementation services, including process consulting, system configuration, testing, training, project management and go live support for new and existing Sage Estimating and Project Management customers.
  • Facilitate business process discussions with clients
  • Identify and document scope for software configuration and estimating item database
  • Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of Sage Estimating and supporting technologies
  • Provide presales support as necessary
  • Provide both remote and on-site services to new and existing customers throughout our 6 state Midwest Region.
  • Provide ongoing client account management and support

Requirements

  • Comprehensive understanding of construction project related processes, management, and reporting.
  • 2-5 years of experience with Sage Estimating and related project management solutions, either as an end user or consultant
  • The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Travel is requireD
  • Secondary education with degree

Summary

This full-time position is responsible for delivering end-to-end Sage implementation projects.  Post implementation client relationship management skills are necessary to provide our customers with a world class IT partner experience.  The position requires knowing construction operations and estimating concepts and software application knowledge.

Candidate must be professional, highly organized and motivated.

Competitive compensation package along with full benefits.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements to: hr@aktion.com  or through the job application below.

Application Consultant - Acumatica (Maumee, OH)

The Aktion professional services team enables our customers to rapidly recognize the value of their software investment in a responsible, timely and cost effective fashion by providing our customers consulting, design, development and project management services. To strengthen the professional services team, we are looking for an:

Application Consultant- Acumatica

 

Responsibilities

–          Provide implementation services, including process consulting, system configuration, testing, training, project management and go live support

–          Facilitate business process discussions between client and technical staff

–          Identify and scope client required system customizations

–          Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of Acumatica and supporting technologies

–          Provide presales support as necessary

–          Provide ongoing client account management and support

 

Requirements

–          Strong knowledge of project accounting processes, including operations and financials

–          Minimum 3 years of experience with Acumatica, Intacct, MS Solomon or similar software, either as an end user or consultant

–          Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects

–          Excellent communication and problem solving skills

–          Some travel is required

–          Secondary education with degree

 

Job Location: Aktion’s Maumee Office

 

Summary

This full-time position is responsible for delivering end-to-end Acumatica implementation projects.  Post implementation client relationship management skills are necessary to provide our customers with a world class IT partner experience.  The position requires extensive knowledge of wholesale distribution concepts and software application knowledge.

Candidate must be professional, highly organized and motivated.

Competitive compensation package along with full benefits.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements to: hr@aktion.com  or through the job application below.

Application Consultant - Acumatica (Mid-Atlantic Region)

The Aktion professional services team enables our customers to rapidly recognize the value of their software investment in a responsible, timely and cost effective fashion by providing our customers consulting, design, development and project management services. To strengthen the professional services team, we are looking for an:

Application Consultant- Acumatica

 

Responsibilities

–          Provide implementation services, including process consulting, system configuration, testing, training, project management and go live support

–          Facilitate business process discussions between client and technical staff

–          Identify and scope client required system customizations

–          Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of Acumatica and supporting technologies

–          Provide presales support as necessary

–          Provide ongoing client account management and support

 

Requirements

–          Strong knowledge of project accounting processes, including operations and financials

–          Minimum 3 years of experience with Acumatica, Intacct, Deltek, MS Solomon or similar software, either as an end user or consultant

–          Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects

–          Excellent communication and problem solving skills

–          Some travel is required

–          Secondary education with degree

 

Job Location (Regional Options)

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Washington DC
  • Baltimore, MD

 

Summary

This full-time position is responsible for delivering end-to-end Acumatica implementation projects.  Post implementation client relationship management skills are necessary to provide our customers with a world class IT partner experience.  The position requires extensive knowledge of wholesale distribution concepts and software application knowledge.

Candidate must be professional, highly organized and motivated.

Competitive compensation package along with full benefits.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements to: hr@aktion.com  or through the job application below.

Sage 300CRE Estimating and Project Management Consultant

Aktion Associates, a leading regional technology consultancy and software sales company is looking for a highly motivated individual to provide consulting and training to customers on Sage Estimating (formerly Timberline Estimating), Sage 300 CRE Project Management and Sage Construction Project Center.

 

A qualified candidate is seeking new career challenges, likes working with leading edge project operations technology and is seeking industry and technical software education with product certifications.

 

Applicants must have extensive experience with Sage Estimating. Experience with collaborative project management as a consultant, or end user, is desired.  A comprehensive understanding of construction estimating and project management processes is required.  Successful candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects, have strong personal relationship skills and above average user understanding of software applicationsThis individual will provide both remote and on-site services to new and existing customers throughout our 6 state Mid-Atlantic Region. Overnight travel required. The individual is expected to provide software training, estimating database development and interface assistance for take-off, estimating and related products.

 

Aktion offers an entrepreneurial working environment with competitive salary and bonus incentives, 401k plan and excellent health care and more. We are conducting interviews and looking to fill this position in our Charlotte, North Carolina office as soon as possible.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Sage 100 Contractor (formerly MasterBuilder) and Project Centric Accounting Consultant

Aktion Associates, a leading regional technology consultancy and software sales company is looking for a highly motivated individual to provide consulting and training to customers on Sage 100 Contractor (formerly MasterBulder) and related construction accounting applications.

 

A qualified candidate is seeking new career challenges, likes working with leading edge technology and is seeking industry and technical software education with product certifications.

 

Applicants must have extensive experience with construction accounting and job costing software as a consultant, or end user controller/CFO.  A comprehensive understanding of construction accounting, project related processes and reporting is required.  A higher level understanding of databases and data interfaces is desired.  Experience with a commercial contractor, service contractor or real estate developer is preferred.  Successful candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects, have strong personal relationship skills and above average user understanding of software applicationsThis individual will provide both remote and on-site services to new and existing customers throughout our 6 state Mid-West Region.  Overnight travel required.  The individual is expected to provide software training and implementation services for new and existing Sage 100 Contractor software customers. Plus provide report writing, add on software and construction accounting process consultation to existing users.

Aktion offers an entrepreneurial working environment with competitive salary and bonus incentives, 401k plan and excellent health care and more.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate (formerly Timberline) and Project Centric Accounting Consultant

Aktion Associates, a leading regional technology consultancy and software sales company is looking for a highly motivated individual to provide consulting and training to customers on Sage 300 CRE (formerly Timberline) and related construction accounting applications.

 

A qualified candidate is seeking new career challenges, likes working with leading edge technology and is seeking industry and technical software education with product certifications.

 

Applicants must have extensive experience with construction accounting and job costing software as a consultant, or end user controller/CFO.  A comprehensive understanding of construction accounting, project related processes and reporting is required.  A higher level understanding of databases and data interfaces is desired. Experience with a builder/contractor, service manager or real estate developer is preferred. Successful candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects, have strong personal relationship skills and above average user understanding of software applicationsThis individual will provide both remote and on-site services to new and existing customers throughout our 6 state Mid-Atlantic Region. Overnight travel required. The individual is expected to provide software training and implementation services for new Sage 300 CRE accounting and job costing software customers. Plus provide report writing, add on software and construction accounting process consultation to existing users.

 

Aktion offers an entrepreneurial working environment with competitive salary and bonus incentives, 401k plan and excellent health care and more. We are conducting interviews and looking to fill this position in our Charlotte, North Carolina office as soon as possible.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate (formerly Timberline) and Project Centric Accounting Consultant

Aktion Associates, a leading regional technology consultancy and software sales company is looking for a highly motivated individual to provide consulting and training to customers on Sage 300 CRE (formerly Timberline) and related construction accounting applications.

 

A qualified candidate is seeking new career challenges, likes working with leading edge technology and is seeking industry and technical software education with product certifications.

 

Applicants must have extensive experience with construction accounting and job costing software as a consultant, or end user controller/CFO.  A comprehensive understanding of construction accounting, project related processes and reporting is required.  A higher level understanding of databases and data interfaces is desired.  Experience with a builder/contractor, service manager or real estate developer is preferred.  Successful candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects, have strong personal relationship skills and above average user understanding of software applicationsThis individual will provide both remote and on-site services to new and existing customers throughout our 6 state Mid-Atlantic Region.  Overnight travel required.  The individual is expected to provide software training and implementation services for new Sage 300 CRE accounting and job costing software customers. Plus provide report writing, add on software and construction accounting process consultation to existing users.

 

Aktion offers an entrepreneurial working environment with competitive salary and bonus incentives, 401k plan and excellent health care and more.

We are conducting interviews and looking to fill this position in our Charlotte, North Carolina office as soon as possible.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Unique Systems (USI) Application Consultant

Unique Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aktion Associates is a leading provider of ThinSoft software applications to the non-profit industry.

 

We are looking for Industry Consultants to join our growing team in our Maumee Ohio office.  Being successful in this position requires product knowledge as well strong customer satisfaction skills.  This key position provides the main conduit of communications between the customer and Unique Systems.

 

Primary responsibilities of this position include a deep knowledge of the applications we sell and the ability to provide implementation services of those applications to our customers.  Day to day functions include customer training; business process analysis and recommendations; project management; strong customer communications skills; problem diagnosis and resolution; and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.

 

Qualifications for consideration include a strong accounting background or CPA and experience with working with customers on a daily basis.  A background in YMCA or similar type membership associations is highly sought.

 

Aktion Associates offers a competitive salary, quarterly bonus
incentives and a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Positions with our Network Engineering Team

Aktion is seeking highly motivated individuals to accommodate recent and planned future growth. We currently have positions available for Network Engineers.

Network Operations Center Engineer

Aktion Associates, Inc., a leading IT consultancy in the Midwest has a position available for a first line (L1) – Customer Network Operations Center support engineer to join our staff and work in our Maumee Ohio headquarters. The successful candidates will have relevant computer/IT experience.  An Associate degree or progress toward a Bachelor’s degree is a plus as are IT certifications particularly from Microsoft, VMware or Cisco.

 

This is a challenging fast passed position with opportunity for advancement.  This position will quickly be supporting all areas of the data center, ranging from basic user computing questions to advanced virtualization and storage.

 

Aktion offers competitive compensation, including performance based incentives, and excellent benefits options.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Network Engineer (Columbus)

Seeking experienced Network Engineer to join our diverse staff to provide customer support services in in Central and Southern Ohio, Northern KY and Eastern IN.  The position would be based out of our office in Columbus Ohio and will require remote and on-site services in and around this geography.

 

Candidate should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience of customer support in the field of Network Engineering services.  Strong skills in the following is require for this candidate to be successful; Networking components including switching, routing, firewalls and bandwidth; Network Security; VMware; Microsoft Server/ Client operating systems including Exchange and SQL; NAS and SAN Storage; Mobile deployments.  Current certifications in any of these technologies will be highly considered.  Other skills such as Citrix, Linux, Disaster Recovery and Cloud solutions also desired.

 

Aktion Associates offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

 

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Network Engineer (Ohio, Michigan & Indiana)

Seeking experienced Network Engineers/Administrators to join our diverse staff. We are looking for talented individuals to provide customer support services in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana territories.

 

Successful candidates should have a minimum of 8 years’ experience with current technologies including, but not limited to; the Microsoft Stack; Storage and Virtualization technology; A high-level of skills with networking equipment including switches, routers, firewalls and bandwidth optimization; Network Security; LAN and Wireless technologies and Mobile deployments. Certifications in Microsoft, VMware, Cisco (or similar), Citrix, HP and Lenovo (IBM) are preferred.

 

Aktion Associates offers a competitive salary, quarterly bonus incentives and a comprehensive benefits package. Aktion Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Network Engineer (Charlotte)

Seeking experienced Network Engineer to join our diverse staff to provide customer support services in North and South Carolina.  The position would be based out of our office in Charlotte, NC and will require remote and on-site services in and around this geography.

 

Candidate should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience of customer support in the field of Network Engineering services.  Strong skills in the following is require for this candidate to be successful; Networking components including switching, routing, firewalls and bandwidth; Network Security; VMware; Microsoft Server/ Client operating systems including Exchange and SQL; NAS and SAN Storage; Mobile deployments.  Current certifications in any of these technologies will be highly considered.  Other skills such as Citrix, Linux, Disaster Recovery and Cloud solutions also desired.

 

Aktion Associates offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Aktion Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the  Job Application form below.

IT Consultant / Network Administrator (Michigan)

At Aktion Associates, being responsive, innovative and providing consistent delivery of leading-edge technologies are the foundation of everything we do. We view our role as IT architects who partner with our customers to create a comprehensive technical roadmap that supports continued growth and profitability.

 

Aktion Associates is seeking an experienced Information Technology Consultant / Network Administrator to join our diverse staff to provide customer support services in Michigan. The position will require remote and on-site services primarily in, but not limited to, southeastern Michigan. While this position is virtual, reporting regularly to the Maumee, Ohio office/HQ will be required.

 

Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in customer support in the field of Network Engineering services. Strong skills in the following technologies are required for this candidate to be successful: Networking components including switching, routing, firewalls and bandwidth; Network Security; VMware; Microsoft Server/ Client operating systems including Exchange and SQL; NAS and SAN Storage; Mobile deployments. Current certifications in any of these technologies will be highly considered. Other skills such as Citrix, Linux, Disaster Recovery and Cloud solutions also desired.

 

The successful candidate must be skilled at trouble-shooting and resolving issues, prioritizing and balancing multiple customers’ requests and projects. A professional demeanor, customer etiquette and strong work ethic are required.

 

Aktion Associates offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Aktion Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IT Consultant / Network Administrator (Charlotte)

At Aktion Associates, being responsive, innovative and providing consistent delivery of leading edge technologies are the foundation of everything we do. We view our role as IT architects who partner with our customers to create a comprehensive technical roadmap that supports continued growth and profitability.
Aktion Associates is seeking an experienced Information Technology Consultant / Network Administrator to join our diverse staff to provide customer support services in Northern VA / Washington DC area. The position would will require remote and on-site services primarily in, but not limited to, this geography. While this position is virtual, reporting to our offices in Toledo, Ohio will be required from time to time.

 

Candidate should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience of customer support in the field of Network Engineering services. Strong skills in the following is require for this candidate to be successful; Networking components including switching, routing, firewalls and bandwidth; Network Security; VMware; Microsoft Server/ Client operating systems including Exchange and SQL; NAS and SAN Storage; Mobile deployments. Current certifications in any of these technologies will be highly considered. Other skills such as Citrix, Linux, Disaster Recovery and Cloud solutions also desired.

 

Aktion Associates offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Aktion Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions with our Software Engineering Team

Today’s project centric companies are sourcing and selling globally, while having to maintain localized availability and customer service.  Faced with expanding inventories, geographies, and value-added services, they must seek new ways of adding value for their customers and at the same time, maintain profitability.  Problem is, they have to do more with less across an increasingly complex operating environment.

 

Aktion Associates meets these challenges by providing innovative software solutions to project centric organizations, implemented by teams of individuals with deep industry knowledge and software expertise.

ASP.NET/C# Software Engineer

The ASP.Net/C# Software Engineer is responsible for working with our customers and consulting staff on projects requiring custom developed software and enhancements to existing systems. This role requires knowledge of the Microsoft technologies, software design concepts, software development, relational database architecture, documentation preparation and the ability to clearly convey and verify an understanding of requirements set forth for the given task. Working knowledge with ERP applications and general business or financial accounting solutions is required.
Core Responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively with individuals to ensure high quality and timely assistance to technical related issues.
  • Manage multiple assignments and projects simultaneously.
  • Understand technical design requirements and build plans to achieve the stated objectives.
  • Make well thought out decisions in situations that require creative thinking and solutions to technical challenges.
  • Participate in individual/team projects to enhance customer experience.
  • Demonstrate effective communication with customers and/or team members.
  • Consistently share best practices with software engineering team and educate other staff members on development trends, technical issues and current projects.
  • Be self-directed, organized, motivated and extremely attentive to details.
  • Maintain and upgrade existing custom projects as well as develop new projects to customer specifications
  • Solve problems that may be unstructured and that may require reliance on conceptual thinking.

Required Skills and Talents

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5+ years of development experience with large business systems (ideally Accounting, ERP, and business management software)
  • Working knowledge with ASP.Net, C#, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML
  • Must be able to manage projects from start to finish
  • Source Code control procedures and self-documenting code standards and practices
  • Effective testing and debugging practices
  • Ability to intelligently discuss accounting-related issues / financial reports and know basic accounting concepts – ledgers, sub-ledgers, debits and credits
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to both technical and business audiences
  • Capable of working independently and demonstrate good decision-making abilities
  • Proficient grammar and verbal/written communication skills
  • Must have the desire and ability to learn new applications and tools

Valued Qualifications (not required but a plus)

  • Knowledge of ERP software applications (e.g. Acumatica, Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, Intacct, Epicor, Netsuite)

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the  Job Application form below.

Java J2EE Software Engineer

To strengthen the professional services team, we are looking for a:

Java J2EE Software Engineer
Responsibilities

  • Provide website consulting, development, and training for Infor Storefront eCommerce projects
  • Design and estimate projects based on client scope of work
  • Acquire and maintain a solid knowledge of web development and internet technologies
  • Provide account management support for existing customers and maintain client relationships

Requirements

  • Technical expertise in Java, J2EE, DHTML (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), SQL Server, Apache Tomcat, WebSphere, XML, HTTP server (Apache) and Internet communication technologies – e.g. HTTP and HTTPS protocols & security certificates
  • PHP and Magento experience is a plus
  • Windows Server and Linux knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of web development concepts and techniques with 5 years minimum experience
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Some travel may be required
  • Secondary education with degree

Job Location

– Maumee (Toledo), OH
Summary

This full-time position is responsible for delivering end-to-end ecommerce projects. Post implementation client relationship management skills are necessary to provide our customers with a world class IT partner experience. The position requires extensive knowledge of Java technologies as well as integration architecture concepts. Candidate must be professional, highly organized and motivated.

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the  Job Application form below.

PHP Software Engineer

To strengthen the professional services team, we are looking for a PHP Software Engineer for CMS & Ecommerce Applications.

The PHP Software Engineer is responsible for working with our customers and consulting staff on projects requiring custom developed software and enhancements to existing systems. This role requires knowledge of PHP and PHP frameworks, software design concepts, software development, relational database architecture, documentation preparation and the ability to clearly convey and verify an understanding of requirements set forth for the given task. Working knowledge with PHP based CMS applications is required.

Core Responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively with individuals to ensure high quality and timely assistance to technical related issues.
  • Manage multiple assignments and projects simultaneously.
  • Understand technical design requirements and build plans to achieve the stated objectives.
  • Make well thought out decisions in situations that require creative thinking and solutions to technical challenges.
  • Participates in individual/team projects to enhance customer experience.
  • Demonstrate effective communication with customers and/or team members.
  • Consistently share best practices with software engineering team and educate other staff members on development trends, technical issues and current projects.
  • Be self-directed, organized, motivated and extremely attentive to details.
  • Maintain and upgrade existing custom projects as well as develop new projects to customer specifications.
  • Solve problems that may be unstructured and that may require reliance on conceptual thinking.
  • Acquire and maintain solid working knowledge of web development and Internet technologies.

Required Skills and Talents

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5+ years of development experience with PHP based CMS applications
  • Working knowledge of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP Stack)
  • Must be able to manage projects from start to finish
  • Source Code control procedures and self-documenting code standards and practices
  • Effective testing and debugging practices
  • Ability to intelligently discuss ecommerce related issues and know basic ecommerce concepts – shopping cart, SSL, catalog, content
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to both technical and business audiences
  • Capable of working independently and demonstrate good decision-making abilities
  • Proficient grammar and verbal/written communication skills
  • Must have the desire and ability to learn new applications and tools

Valued Qualifications (not required but a plus)

  • Magento Ecommerce
  • WAMP Stack

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Positions with our Marketing Team

In the ever changing marketing world, you need ever evolving people.  We are seeking candidates who think like marketers, act like evangelists and are passionate about marketing.

Business Development Specialist

To strengthen the Marketing Team, we are looking for a Business Development Specialist.

In the ever changing marketing world, you need ever evolving people.  We are seeking candidates who think like marketers, act like evangelists and are passionate about marketing.  As part of the marketing team, the Business Development Specialist is responsible for managing and growing the net revenue from Aktion leads and customers through lead conversion, up-sell, cross-sell and add-on opportunities.

Core Responsibilities

Business Development Specialist must thrive on working in a fast-paced, exciting environment, creating value for the customer and have strong account management and sales skills.

  • Execute targeted outbound call campaigns tied to leads who have engaged with weekly marketing efforts
  • Uncover opportunities for the outside sales territory managers to follow up on as warm suspects
  • Provide support for event promotion though call campaigns to encourage registrations
  • Placing outbound calls to customers within an assigned region or set of accounts to build relationships, determine needs for renewals, upsell or cross-sell opportunities
  • Serve as a customer advocate in assisting customer with any requested needs and/or refer them to the appropriate area for resolution

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • A deep understanding of the business, sales processes, and empathy for the unique challenges of small and medium size businesses
  • A self-starter with excellent organizational, prioritization, time management skills and an unwavering commitment to integrity and professionalism
  • Self-motivated individual who works well within a team setting or independently

Valued Qualifications

  • Work experience with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Knowledge of information technology, including software, hardware, and networking

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Please forward your resume and salary requirements (in a cover letter) to : hr@aktion.com or through the Job Application form below.

Marketing Intern

Aktion Associates, Inc., is a leading provider of business technology solutions. We are a progressive company with an entrepreneurial and dynamic culture. Aktion offers a supportive environment with fast-growing teams of professional, skilled, team-oriented individuals, who thrive on challenges and responsibility. We are seeking motivated and conscientious individuals to join the team.

 

You will need to embrace a data-driven approach to ensure optimization of the outcomes of marketing activities. You will also support the marketing team with assigned projects and detailed follow-up to ensure project goals are achieved efficiently and professionally. The position will work from our Maumee office and will report to the Marketing Manager.

 

What you will learn:

  • Gain experience with Marketing technology software
  • Overall introduction to successful, multi-channel marketing execution
  • A chance to be part of an effective, results-oriented marketing team
  • Exposure to global marketing teams at the largest technology companies

 

Marketing Intern Duties:

  • Assist with demand-generation in-bound campaign execution
  • Assist with content development for blog, website, social media, email, news release
  • Updating Marketing Communication elements including collateral, sales sheets, presentations
  • Support the successful execution of on-site events and webinars
  • Assist with web site SEO
  • marketing research, data analysis, sales and marketing data analysis, campaign analysis, website activity/analytics, and lead research

 

Skills Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High energy and ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must possess a high degree of accuracy and pay close attention to detail
  • Plans and carries out responsibilities with minimal direction
  • Understands the elements of effective design/composition/layout
  • Currently obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Communications, or a related field of study.
  • Knowledge of Adobe, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Efficient at multi-tasking and researching.
  • Able to prioritize and work on multiple tasks.
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to and from work.

 

This is a paid internship based on a competitive hourly rate.

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