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Careers at NCS

 

Mail:

Norma Huntington
Human Resources
NCS Technologies, Inc.
7669 Limestone Drive
Gainesville, VA 20155-4038

Email:

hr@ncst.com

FAX:

(703) 621-1701

 

OPEN POSITIONS (see below) 

  • Channel Partner Sales Manager
  • Server Product Manager
  • Applications Developer
  • Proposal Manager
  • Shipping & Receiving Worker

 

Channel Partner Sales Manager

Background: NCS is a growing innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of computing devices for enterprises of all sizes. We are seeking a Channel Partner Sales Manager to develop and grow the sales of our NCS products and solutions through a channel of partners.

Position Responsibilities:  This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of developing and managing NCS’ business with the channel including sales, marketing, account management, and relationship building.  The individual appointed to this position will report to the Vice President of Sales and assume responsibilities for the channel worldwide.

For Sales:

  • Develops and grows relationships with the accounts to increase sales and market share while maintaining profitability
  • Effectively develops a reseller network including strong VARs to accommodate low volume leads and resellers that can accommodate large opportunities
  • Work with other sales and marketing colleagues to expand sales opportunities of selected products in horizontal markets 
  • Meet regularly with channel partners to provide training as necessary
  • Creates and communicates a clear business plan
  • Works closely with partners to ensure expected goals and revenue targets are attained
  • Works with NCS distributors to look after resellers
  • Regularly updates sales opportunities in Salesforce for forecasting purposes
  • Stays fully aware of major sales opportunities partners are pursuing and manages internal and distributors efforts to help reseller partners close them
  • Travel will be required for up to two weeks a month

For Account Management:

  • Manages specific Channel Partner accounts with the objective of increasing sales. Each account may have multiple branches/offices and, if so, will require working with each individually to share information
  • Positions and promotes the building of multilateral relationships between all levels of management at each account and NCS
  • Evaluates business efforts on monthly and quarterly basis to ensure revenue targets are met
  • Works with other activities within NCS to capture revenue opportunities or resolve routine management issues such as inventory, accounting, customer service, etc.
  • Practices proactive management of Channel Partners accounts
  • Maintains good relationships with other groups within NCS including Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Project Management, Customer Service, Engineering, Manufacturing, Shipping, etc.
  • Communicates all relevant updates and changes from NCS to Channel Partners and vice versa to make sure all parties are kept abreast of the latest developments

For Marketing:

  • Collaborates with Marketing to develop quarterly marketing plans focusing on increasing awareness and sales within Channel Partner Accounts
  • Collaborates with Marketing to create programs and activities to increase awareness with Channel Partner Accounts

Qualifications:  To carry out his/her duties and responsibilities, the individual must possess the following qualifications and personality attributes:

  • Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task on a sustained basis
  • Minimum three years of experience in building and managing Channel Partner resellers
  • Thoroughly familiar with sales practices employed in the computer industry
  • Able to demonstrate a successful track record in sales
  • Must have knowledge and experience with the Government/DOD procurement practices
  • Demonstrate experience in managing multiple Channel Partner accounts while maintaining a professional level impartiality and neutrality
  • Must be totally customer/market focused
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal networking skills
  • Strong written/oral communication and negotiating skills
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, science, or engineering

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

 

Server Product Manager

Background: NCS is a growing innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of computing devices for enterprises of all sizes. We are seeking a Server Product Manager to manage and grow our server offering.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Chief Product Strategy Officer, the Server Product Manager will manage NCS' server offering and collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing and Sales to continue to grow our server and OEM appliance business.

  • Stay abreast of industry developments and latest offerings in server products including processor, chipset, graphics, storage, networking, etc.
  • Study, analyze, adopt, and integrate commercial off-the-shelf server sub-assemblies and components from third-party ODMs to develop industry-standard server and internet appliance products to meet customers' requirements
  • Collaborate with Product Development and Engineering to productize unique server and internet appliance products and manage their full life cycle from launch to EOL
  • Advise management in the capacity of subject matter expert on server products offered by OEMs who are deemed strategic to NCS' business
  • Provide product support for Sales and Contracting including compiling custom configurations, advocating for NCS’ solutions in front of customers, etc. to win the business
  • Conduct periodic briefings and training for Sales, Marketing and Solutions Management
  • Conduct formal product briefing for customers as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in a science field, preferably Computer Science or Electrical Engineering from a nationally accredited college/university
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in hands-on IT hardware architecture and solution design 
  • Strong understanding of software/hardware interface, Windows, LINUX, power optimization, low power design, elements of power systems efficiency, testing and implementation on x86 platforms, architecture & systems
  • Ability to engage customers and communicate their requirements to hardware component manufacturer partners
  • General understanding of IT infrastructure deployed in enterprises
  • Must be able to think creatively and “connect the dots” 
  • Must be goal oriented and able to multi-task efficiently while not losing sight of objectives that must be met 
  • Must be able to work effectively across several corporate functions such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, Marketing, Sales, etc. to accomplish desired objectives
  • Must possess strong inter-personal skills to work with customers, partners, vendors, and colleagues in the company 
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Proficiency in the following software packages desired: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, SAP BusinessOne, Salesforce.com

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

 

Entry Level Application Developer

Background: NCS is a growing innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of computing devices for enterprises of all sizes.  We are seeking an Entry-Level Application Developer to work with the IT application development team. Candidate must be a self-starter with either one year experience in software development, or the equivalent in educational training.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Main responsibilities include windows/web based application development in the .NET platform using VB.net, SQL Server and ASP.net
  • Full life cycle application development
  • Interpret written requirements and technical specifications documents
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Participate in project planning and estimation
  • Collaborate with development team to identify and implement efficient technical solutions
  • Support, maintain, and document software functionality
  • Assist in the maintaining of VBA applications
  • Assist in migrating legacy applications to .Net

Qualifications:  To carry out his/her duties and responsibilities, the individual must possess the following qualifications and personality attributes:

  • Good working knowledge of application development using a structured programming language.  Experience and/or training in VB.net, SQL Server or ASP.net is preferred.
  • Understanding of concepts related to implementation of web services
  • Possess understanding of web technologies.  Experience and/or training in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML or XSL preferred.
  • Understanding of SQL programming is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of problem solving capability
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Permanent status or citizenship is required
  • B.S in Computer Science or equivalent is strongly preferred

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

 

Proposal Manager

Background: NCS is a growing innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of computing devices for enterprises of all sizes. We are seeking a Proposal Manager to lead Federal proposal analysis and development.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Track future opportunities.
  • Monitor bid boards, including FBO, GSA eBuy, FedBid, and SLED sites, for potential opportunities.
  • Read and analyze RFPs.
  • Develop questions in response to RFPs.
  • Conduct and participate in meetings with internal resources, customers, and partners to create winning proposals.
  • Develop proposal strategy, outline, and schedule including project milestones.
  • Assign writing and editing responsibilities.
  • Serve as the Point of Contact between company and the Government.
  • Coordinate inputs from various groups (Sales, Product Management, Engineering, Purchasing, etc.).
  • Lead status and review meetings.
  • Write and edit proposal sections.
  • Complete proposal-specific Government forms (i.e.  SF1449, SF30, Reps & Certs, W-9, etc.).
  • Create the final proposal documents, both electronic and hard copy versions.
  • Request and attend debriefings.
  • Maintain the Bid Repository.

Qualifications:  To carry out his/her duties and responsibilities, the individual must possess the following qualifications and personality attributes:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Proposal Development/Management.
  • Understanding of FAR.
  • Knowledge of Government Contracting, specifically Requests for Proposals.
  • Experience with IT product delivery acquisitions.
  • Must be extremely detailed oriented.
  • At least 5 years of experience with Word, Excel, and PDF editing.
  • Familiar with creation and editing of graphics, such as flowcharts.
  • High English language proficiency, both spoken and written.
  • Ability to work in high-stress, deadline-driven environment.
  • Formal proposal management training desired (i.e. Shipley).

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

Shipping & Receiving Worker

Reports To: Director of Logistics.

Description: Assist in receiving, storing, issuing and delivering of goods, tools and supplies, maintaining inventory control and performing required transactions.

Position Responsibilities:
  Shipping & Receiving-

  • Receives and unloads freight both manually and with equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Checks for damaged goods; verifies quantity and quality of order
  • Verifies items received with purchase order
  • Delivers and retrieves supplies to and from work or storage areas; may assist with maintaining MHE equipment.
  • Must be able to use both FedEx and UPS shipping software, as well as fill out bills of lading used and required by the major freight carriers.

  Inventory Maintenance & Clerical-

  • Participates in physical inventories of warehouse;
  • Operates a personal computer to access, enter, and correct information
  • Answers phones to schedule pickups / deliveries
  • Assist with cycle counting and other inventory duties not listed.

  Work Environment-

  • Use of a company van for pick-up and delivery of equipment.
  • Work performed in a combination of shop and office environments.
  • Exposed to shop elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, odors, fumes, and grease. May be exposed to slippery or uneven walking surfaces.o
  • Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching; heavy lifting and carrying.
  • Work both outside and inside; work around moving objects and vehicles; work on ladders and scaffolding.
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Some knowledge of basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
  • Required to read and write English, follow verbal instructions and use simple math
  • Ability to communicate in a positive and professional manner.
  • Experience: handling, storing, and shipping materials or supplies; operating material handling equipment (MHE) is preferred; accessing information on a computer; reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to perform but not limited to: be trained on the operation MHE; bend, stoop, lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds; stand and walk continuously throughout an 8 hour shift; work in dusty and dirty conditions
  • Ability to work overtime with little to no notice
  • Ability to make pick-ups and deliveries to our suppliers for parts and raw materials using a company van/truck; clean and maintain a safe working environment.

Education/Certifications: High School diploma or GED; valid Virginia driver's license.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

NCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NCS Technologies is an Affirmative Action Employer who values cultural diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V