2nd Quarter Helping Others Succeed Award Announced

Tim Schryver receives NFocus Helping Others Succeed award

Tim Schryver

Tim Schryver, Software Development Manager, was awarded the Helping Others Succeed award for the second quarter of 2019.  The award is given quarterly to an NFocus employee who shows exemplary conduct in helping others succeed.

Tim is focused on helping others succeed through the continual development and improvement of our proprietary software solutions including the Listcounts ® data portal.

“Tim has said that his goal is to make our software the best it possibly can be,” said Doug Cronin, President of NFocus.  “He has worked tirelessly to his goal, and the results have been tremendous.”

Tim is continuously helping our clients and the NFocus Customer Service department by improving Listcounts’ productivity and functionality.  As Software Development Manager, Tim also plays a large role in helping NFocus succeed by mentoring and leading our team of Developers.

Tim has been working in software field since 2012 and has experience in Healthcare, eCommerce fulfillment and Marketing.  Tim grew up in Thornville and currently lives in Lancaster with his wife, two kids and two dogs.

 

Data Analyst

NFocus is looking to add a Data Analyst to our team!

Summary/Objective

The Data Analyst is responsible for processing data for direct mail campaigns, creating reports, understanding USPS rules and regulations, and analysis of data for rank scoring/modeling.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Follows department standards for accurate processing of data to meet customer requirements and ensure the output files are compliant with USPS guidelines.
  • Meets customer deadlines. Communicates potential delays and roadblocks to Operations Supervisor and/or the appropriate Account Manager for communication to customer.
  • Works with the account management team to ensure that customer expectations are clearly defined and met.
  • Produces standardized and ad-hoc reporting to meet customer requirements.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of USPS rules and regulations.
  • Assists in studying and analyzing data processing functions, methods, and procedures, and makes recommendations concerning the feasibility of revising existing processing procedures that will more effectively use department and company resources.
  • Produces procedural documentation as required.

Competencies

  • Technical capacity
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Takes initiative and ownership
  • Communication proficiency
  • Work independently as well as with a team
  • Time management

Core Technologies

  • Windows OS
  • Microsoft Office
  • BCC Mail Manager experience a plus
  • Windowbook experience a plus

Job Type: Full-time

For more information or to apply, please contact Dianne Garlinger, Director of Fiance and Human Resources

Training Coordinator

NFocus is currently looking to fill the position of Training Coordinator

*Summary/Objective

*The Training Coordinator is responsible for analyzing training needs, developing curriculum, and delivering courses to staff members and customers.

*Essential Functions

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Confers with management, supervisors, employees, and customers to gain knowledge of work situations requiring training and to better understand changes in policies, procedures, business initiatives, and technologies.
  • Designs, develops, implements, and delivers training programs for varying levels of individuals within the company and to customers.
  • Coordinates training schedule with the hiring and training demands of the company and customers.
  • Formulates teaching outline and determines instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, demonstrations, meetings, and workshops.
  • Prepares and distributes training aids, such as instructional material, handouts, evaluation forms, and visual aids.
  • Schedules the appropriate classroom and prepares the physical setup, including audiovisual equipment.
  • Develops and maintains continual education support materials to be used for reference once training has been completed.
  • Continually evaluates training progress and training procedures to monitor and analyze course effectiveness and update curriculum as needed.
  • Develops strong relationships with management and staff to develop course materials and receive feedback.
  • Remains current on developments in training and instructional methodologies.

Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Initiative
  • Relationship Management
  • Time Management
  • Organizational Skills
  • Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Training & Development: 2 years (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Questions?  Contact Dianne Garlinger Director of Finance and Human Resources

Winner of Helping Others Succeed Award Announced

Tiffani Rossi receives first ever NFocus Helping Others Succeed award

Tiffani Rossi, Client Growth Specialist, was awarded the Helping Others Succeed award for the first quarter of 2019.  The award is given quarterly to an NFocus employee who goes above and beyond helping others succeed.

“‘Helping others succeed’ is the NFocus vision statement, it drives everything we do,” said Doug Cronin, President of NFocus.  “Tiffani is an example of someone who takes great pride in helping others succeed, whether that is with her co-workers, our clients, or people outside of NFocus.”

Tiffani is focused on helping clients with their marketing efforts by optimizing targeting, improving data quality and analyzing results.  As the Client Growth Specialist, Tiffani works one-on-one with clients to build custom data solutions to meet the unique needs of each client.

Tiffani frequently collaborates with other departments in NFocus to help.  It is common for Tiffani to be found working with the Account Managers or the Data Analysts helping build solutions.

Tiffani earned a Bachelor’s degree from Park University and an Associate’s degree from Hocking College.  Tiffani was born and raised in Lancaster, Ohio where she currently lives with her husband, two kids, two dogs, a cat and a turtle.

 

Software Developer

NFocus is looking to add a Software Developer to our team


This developer will contribute to innovation which is critical for the growth of a fast growing, mission-driven sustainable business. The Full Stack Developer is responsible for the development of web applications that take into consideration all aspects of application development architecture design including – performance, scalability, coding, caching, security, encryption, session state management, and error logging and testing. Successful candidates will be self-starters and have a passion for software development. Collaboration with all NFocus departments and with our enterprise customers is required, making good communication and interpersonal skills essential.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Writes complex technical modules based on design specifications adhering to department coding guidelines delivering on time and on budget in a quality manner.
  • Designs, prototypes and applies best practices for new and/or existing systems including the development of test plans
  • Establishes priorities and executes to achieve results
  • Creates software release notes, support documents, and user documentation
  • Ensures proper version control of application software code
  • Performs troubleshooting, debugging and testing of application software
  • Resolves production support issues in a timely manner, including during non-business work hours when required.
  • Communicates effectively with manager, peers, and internal customers to relay status of work and raise challenges, concerns, questions, and issues as necessary
  • Collaborate with senior developers to help author standard process and support related documents
  • Stays abreast of the new technologies and help articulate pros and cons to the management team
  • Mentors junior staff in appropriate technical and business skills and help coordinate their day-to-day tasks
  • Understands database architecture, distributed infrastructure and various network technologies to develop robust and scalable solutions for the organization
  • Performs code reviews and design reviews in order ensure quality of deliverables and functional requirements are achieved
  • Participates in daily stand ups, sprint planning, and other activities in an Agile Scrum environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA / BS / BFA) or equivalent preferred
  • 5-8 years’ working in a corporate or equivalent environment
  • 4+ years of prior experience in application development

Competencies

  • Technical capacity
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Initiative
  • Communication proficiency
  • Work independently as well as with a team
  • Time management
  • Full Stack web development (8+ years)
  • The ability to work in a team of developers of varied skill levels and expertise.
  • Multi-tier layered architecture

Core Technologies Listed in Priority

  • Bootstrap, Angular, React or other front-end Javascript/Typescript framework
  • ASP.NET/C#, .NET Core
  • WebAPI
  • NodesJS
  • Docker containerization
  • UI/UX (Design, CSS, Cross-browser)
  • MS SQL, SSMS, SSIS
  • VB.net
  • PostgreSQL

Optional Technologies

  • MVVM, MVC, or other similar framework
  • Entity Framework
  • Git Source Control
  • Familiarity practicing in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Cloud development experience
  • Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS Software)

Email questions or your resume to Dianne Garlinger, Director of Finance and Human Resources

NFocus Holiday Hours

NFocus Holiday Hours

On behalf of the entire NFocus family, we wish you and your family a very happy holiday season!

NFocus will be closed the following days:

December 24th and 25th

December 31st and January 1st

Please contact your Account Manager or Support if you have any questions or need to adjust your order schedule.

Thank you and happy holidays!

Sincerely,

The NFocus Team

 

NFocus Welcomes New Director of Information Technology

NFocus is excited to announce the appointment of Cliff Reynolds to the role of Director of Information Technology.Cliff Reynolds

Cliff brings a wealth of experience to the NFocus team including IT infrastructure, global manufacturing, system operations, and network management.  Cliff’s background includes working as an IT Project Manager and Senior Program Director for Fortune 500 companies in the Midwest.  Cliff also spent 15 years in IT Infrastructure and Operations for the United States Marine Corps.

“We are thrilled to have Cliff join the NFocus family,” said Doug Cronin, President of NFocus.  “Cliff’s experience and knowledge will be a tremendous asset to our Development team.”

Cliff lives in Lancaster with his wife and four kids.  Cliff volunteers with veterans helping them transition into jobs after their service ends by assisting them with job placement services and is the President for the Lancaster Gales Youth Football Association.

About NFocus: NFocus is a company rooted in strong data, supported by knowledgeable people, and strengthened by innovative solutions to accelerate growth.  Founded in 1989, NFocus helps marketers succeed through our proprietary marketing technology, robust data portfolio, and extensive industry experience.  Processing billions of data records annually, NFocus is a proven marketing partner for a variety of clients across the United States.