Windward Consulting is at the forefront of Service-Centric IT. With strategic consulting, unparalleled technical expertise and our proven Windward Service-Centric IT RoadMap, we help our clients align the core competencies of process, organization, information and technology to run the most sensitive and mission-critical IT environments in the world.If you are looking for an opportunity to be involved with a team of individuals who are working within one of our cutting edge clients solving complex technical challenges then we are looking for you. We are looking for people who are passionate about technology and have a "roll up their sleeves mentality". Here at Windward we offer numerous opportunities to expand your experience in various areas depending upon your aptitude and interests. Our employees are not only passionate and driven, but strive to ensure customer quality is delivered consistently and effective.Windward has created an innovative SaaS based portfolio management and analytics platform for IT Infrastructure Management Tools. It is an innovative SaaS based portfolio management and analytics platform for IT Infrastructure Management Tools. Our solution enables customers to reduce cost and improve performance of their tools investment by providing visibility into the gaps and overlaps in capability. At the core of the platform is our Knowledge Base which consists of a normalized taxonomy of thousands of capabilities and a database of hundreds of ds of products. This knowledge base provides the content for all analytics, metrics and dashboard information. Our Knowledge Factory is responsible for the developing, growing and maintaining the knowledge base. Our customers include many of the most well know Fortune 500 companies operating hundreds of tools costing upwards of $50MM annually. We are looking for highly motivated, energetic people with a passion for innovation and desire to be part of a high performing team. If you are interested in working in a fast paced, agile environment and would like to help shape the future of how IT is managed, apply today. Description: We are developing a community of Product Subject Matter Experts (SME) that have the opportunity to contribute to the Knowledge Base on a freelance basis working as needed on short term assignments. We are looking for an entrepreneurial minded, people-oriented leader to own and develop this SME community. This individual owns development and administration of the process and tools to engage with members of the SME community from posting an assignment through to completion of work and payment. This individual will work collaboratively with the Knowledge Factory team to ensure that the SME community contributions are meeting the needs of our Knowledge Base customers. Responsibilities:
- Leverage social and freelance networking sites to identify SMEs and engage manage the Knowledge Factory Community
- Manage the flow of work through assignment, review, approval, completion, and payment phases
- Collaborate with Knowledge Factory Team to ensure SME contributions are on target
- Collaborate with Product Management Team to define requirements for SME Community functionality in the platform
Education-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or a related field; or equivalent experience/ combination of education and experience.
- 5+years of experience managing, hiring or recruiting in the IT Industry
- Experience using social networking and freelancing sites to identify technical talent such as Linked In, UpWork, and Freelancer
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong administrative and organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Budget and/or financial management experience
Travel-As needed based on customer meetings and needs.
Windward strives to attract and retain the best individuals and provide an environment where they can all grow professionally and build a rewarding career. We continually strive to create an environment that balances work life and offers benefits that will enhance the compensation package. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D, as well as the option to purchase additional Life Insurance and AD&D, Paid Time Off, Personal Leave, Holidays, 401(k) plan with company match and work/life balance.
Windward is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.