Programmer Analyst I – ALLETE

Programmer Analyst I

LocationDuluth, MN
Posting DestinationInternal / External – Non Union
Application Close Date8/16/2019

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Who is ALLETE?
ALLETE is an innovative company with more than a century of experience engaged in transforming the energy landscape in the upper Midwest. Our businesses include:  Minnesota Power, the largest electric utility in northern Minnesota, Superior Water Light and Power, North Dakota-based BNI Energy and ALLETE Clean Energy. To find out more visit

What will I do?
If hired, you would join the Business Applications group in ALLETE’s Cyber Technology Services department.  Here you would work on a team of highly skilled technology professionals that assist the business to support and enhance our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite and related applications.  You would be responsible for the design and delivery of reports, interfaces, conversions, and enhancements (RICE). We are seeking a motivated self-starter with a passion for digging in to the details to figure out how something works while keeping an eye open to finding a better way of doing things.

What sort of candidate are you looking for?

The ideal candidate would be someone with:

  • An insatiable desire to learn
  • A aspiration to be an integral piece of a high performance team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to be flexible and handle multiple work projects and priorities
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve

To really grab our attention, tell us about your experiences with any of the following:

  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Procedural Language/SQL (PL/SQL)
  • Java, Python, C#, PHP or other programming languages/frameworks
  • Unix Shell Scripting
  • Code Control and Continuous Integration Development Cycle
  • Internships or other applicable work experience
  • Oracle Products and Services including:
  • Enterprise Business Suite (EBS)
  • Human Capital Management Cloud (HCM)
  • Database Modeling
  • Services Orientated Architecture (SOA)
  • Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

What’s required to apply?

Bachelor’s degree in an IT related area such as Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or another related field of study

No experience required

This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

External applicants must apply online via .

ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553.



ALLETE, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, contact our HR department at 218-723-7553.

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Allete, Duluth & Superior, Full-Time: Entry Level, Uncategorized

User Support Technician – Duluth Edison

User Support Technician (part time)JobID: 294 

  • Position Type:
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    District Wide

Job Title: User Support Technician (part time)
Department: Information Technology
Supervisor: Technology Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


The User Support Technician (UST) is responsible for supporting the implementation and development of the technology culture of the school community.  Additionally, the UST is a technical resource responsible for the technology infrastructure for each DECS school within the community and ensures that the technology is functioning and available for members of his/her school(s).   This is a .5 FTE position.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Assist in Implementing Technology Initiatives:  Assist in the implementation of DECS’s technology vision at all schools within the area/community.  Participate in Technology Committee meetings at each school to provide input into the strategic Technology Plan by providing technical input.  Assist in the migration and/or upgrades of new systems as needed. Follow DECS’s Technology policies and procedures in terms of network, hardware and software configurations and use.

Customer Service: Follow the school’s Service Level Agreement (SLA) to ensure that users receive quality service and technical support on a consistent basis.  Monitor the compliance to the SLA. Improve efficiencies and effectiveness through analysis and reporting of service tickets to Technology Manager.  Take actions to improve customer satisfaction among teachers, staff members, administrators, students and parents.

Reporting:  Document incident/service requests according to DECS’s standards. Follow the status of service communication plan that is implemented at the school by generating status reports daily and/or as system availability changes. Participate in technology team meetings, conference calls and discussion groups as necessary.  Communicate status of service requests and incidents with customers (e.g., teachers, students, administrators). Follow protocol for escalating problems, incidents, service requests and issues that have not been resolved. Document local procedures according to DECS’s standards

Technical Management: Responsible for Tier 1 software and hardware support.  Diagnoses and resolves problems using documented procedures and checklists in the performance of responsibilities.  Follow disaster recovery and business continuity practices, including server back-ups and process documentation set by DECS’s and Technology Manager.  Maintain server and network environment in terms of virus protection, proper computer naming conventions and proper use of Active Directory log-ins. Prepare school technologically for beginning and ending of each year, including set-up/take down and moving of equipment as necessary. Track and maintain inventory.  Conduct annual physical count with Technology Manager.

Professional Development (Application of technology to instruction and operations):  Assist teachers with technical needs to integrate technology resources into classroom, such as problem-solving technical obstacles, recommending DECS’s approved solutions, setting-up technology equipment for student use, etc.  Occasionally teach or co-teach professional development sessions that teach staff members’ technology skills. Develop a personal growth plan and monitor his/her own progress with the Technology Manager to continue the development of his/her own skills.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory duties.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Education and/or Experience

Two year technical degree or equivalent experience/certifications required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Experience working in a Windows client and server environment require

Experience in telecommunications, network security, WAN, LAN, multimedia or help desk is preferred

Some experience in a K-12 setting desirable regardless if it is technical capacity or not

Demonstrated knowledge of core learning principles through technical skills assessment 

Experience responding to customer inquiries in a customer service environmen

Key Behavioral Competencie

Follows relevant work procedures in line with defined internal and external standards given by the Tech Manager and/or DECS’

Demonstrates awareness of other teams and the role they play within the school(s)’ community and DECS’

Consistently delivers on agreed goals and tasks and can be relied upon to meet or exceed expectation

Identifies and communicates when a decision needs to be mad

Identifies all steps necessary to achieve results and consistently follows these step

Takes proactive action to develop/maintain relationships that are impacted by change and ensure that others are assisted in dealing with chang

Brings ideas for service delivery improvements to the attention of others and pursues these ideas through to resolution or completio

Sources and listens to all points of view and respects differing opinions when developing solution

Diligently adheres to policies set by Headquarters and local schoo

Speaks to all members of the school with friendliness, respect and in manner that is easily understood


Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Computer Skills

Computer and technology skills enabling the incumbent to successfully complete the duties of this position are required.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Relevant computer systems and/or security certifications is strongly desired but not required.


Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Duluth & Superior, Internship, Uncategorized

IT Analyst / Technician – Community Memorial Hospital – Cloquet, MN

IT Analyst/Technician, Cloquet

  • General Information
    • Job Title:
      IT Analyst/Technician
    • Location:
      • 512 SKYLINE BLVD
      • Cloquet, MN, 55720-1199
      • United States
    • Employee Type:
      RFT Exempt
    • Job Category:
      Management Information Systems
    • Minimum Experience:
      3 Years
  • Brief Description

    JOB SUMMARY:   Responsible for installation, modification, and repairs to computer hardware, software, and network systems. Provide day-to-day technical support and training to systems users, onsite.

  • Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree in PC Hardware, network management, or related field, or equivalent certification is required. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in related position.

  • Additional Information
    • FTE Range:
      1.0, Exempt
    • Shift:
      Mostly Days, other shifts as needed
    • Posting #:
    • Hours / 2 Weeks:
    • Contract? :
    • Benefit Eligible?:

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Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Duluth & Superior, Full-Time: Entry Level, Uncategorized

Solution Center Specialist – Stryker

Division: Medical Job Title: Solution Center Specialist  
Department/Function: Customer Services FLSA:Non Exempt


Position Summary

(1-2 Sentences describing overall responsibilities)

Serve as a customer service liaison, responsible for promoting and sustaining positive customer relations while providing technical troubleshooting and assistance navigating applications as designed to end users of Stryker proprietary software
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

(Detailed Description)

•Respond to inbound customer inquiries for technical support of Stryker data related products, including, but not limited to, HealthEMS, MobileTouch, HomeSolutions, HomeSolution MobileTOUCH and related extension.

•Demonstrate proficient knowledge of Stryker proprietary software, including, but not limited to, HealthEMS, MobileTouch, HomeSolutions, HS MobileTOUCH and related extension.

•Utilize published resources to troubleshoot standard problems and deliver resolution to customer.

•Independently solve navigational questions of varied scope and complexity.

•Independently troubleshoot complex, non-standard problems with no defined cause to resolution.

•Independently test customer reported problems to identify and reproduce application issues to be escalated for software fix.

•Collaborate cross-functionally to manage open tickets to resolution.

•Support and follow established processes and structures for change initiatives

•Gain subject matter expertise in one or more areas of Stryker proprietary software, including, but not limited to, HealthEMS, MobileTouch, HomeSolutions, HomeSolutions MobileTOUCH and related extension.

•Function as Tier 2 escalation point and/or Associate level mentor for proven areas of subject matter expertise.

•Operate under guidance of established protocol, policies and procedures.

•Provide technical support to other teams while they are engaging with customers.

•Assist software verification team with testing detail as requested.

•Perform other duties as assigned.


(Please indicate what is required & what is preferred)

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or

·         A combination of education and 5 years of relevant experience


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in technical or health related field.

•At least 1 year of technical troubleshooting or customer support experience.

•Advanced capabilities with online applications.

•Excellent organization, time management and customer services skills.

•Professional communications skills utilized in a team environment.

•Advanced capabilities with general office equipment and operating software.

•Demonstrated ability to work productively and positively with other team members.

•Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.


People Manager Yes    ☐

No     ☒



Job Location

(City, State and/or Country)

Percent of Travel <10%
Physical Requirements •    Fast-paced office environment, requiring significant (75%+) time using computer and telephone.

•   Overtime may be required.

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Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Duluth & Superior, Full-Time: Entry Level, Uncategorized

Job Listings – May 1

Software Engineer/Developer – Points North – Duluth (The owner, John Foucault, is a CSS alumnus)
End User Platforms Analyst I – Essentia Health – Duluth
Clinical Applications Analyst I – Essentia  Health – Duluth
Applications Analyst I – Essentia  Health – Duluth
Entry Level Software Engineer – Revature – Duluth (and many nationwide locations for entry-level SW Developer, Systems Analysts, Database Developer: Job Openings – Revature)


Internship – Sales and Demand Creation – Software – Points North – Duluth (The owner, John Foucault, is a CSS alumnus)
Software Development Intern [Summer – – Mankato, MN
Digital Marketing Internship [Summer – – Mankato, MN
Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Duluth & Superior, Full-Time: Entry Level, Greater Minnesota, Internship, Twin Cities, Uncategorized

Data Analytics Internship – College of St. Scholastica

Position Information

Position Information
Responsible Hiring Manager Bill Reichelt
Job Title Summer Data Analytics Assistant
Job Group Student
Purpose/Description Provide innovation and support for the College’s growing environment of analytic tools. The successful assistant will participate in all facets of the development process, from data gathering to coding and visualization.
Required Qualifications -Must be a current CSS student for the 2019-2020 academic year.
-Must be willing to work assigned hours during normal business hours.
-Knowledge of, or curiosity in, data modeling and visualization.
-Ability to work independently and also possess the aptitude to learn new software and technologies at a quick pace.
-Creative, accurate, and dependable
Preferred Qualifications -Completion of CIS 3107 Database Modeling
-Using Microsoft Excel
-Statistical tool usage such as R, SPSS, or SAS
-Experience in writing SQL
-Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau
Special Instructions to Applicants Hours per week: 20

Pay Rate: $10.47/hr

Job Start Date: May 10 or later

Department/Discipline Information Technology
Job Category No Response
Job start date Summer 2019
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement: The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to enriching education and promoting opportunity through a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and people of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in a person who values the Catholic and Benedictine nature of the College of St. Scholastica.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please share any experiences you may have in data analytics.(Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV

Optional Documents

Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Duluth & Superior, Internship, Uncategorized

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Posted in 1 - Location, 2 - Type, 3 - Organizations, Greater Minnesota, Job List, Twin Cities, Uncategorized