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When you work here, you can rest assured that you’ll be a valued member of a team that works closely with our clients to solve critical problems and improve the way their businesses function and succeed.

VIP has been in business for more than 40 years and is a financially solid company with a positive, healthy, and upbeat work environment. The company was also named one of the “Best Places to Work in Vermont” for 2017 and 2018. Benefits include:

Read more about VIP in the recent "Colchester-Based VIP Taps Into the Beverage Industry With Software Solutions" article that appeared in Seven Days.

Unless otherwise stated, please upload your cover letter, salary requirements and resume by clicking here for employment consideration. All full-time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check. Please contact careers@vtinfo.com if you have any questions.

Software Engineer / Developer

Location: Colchester, VT

Job Description:

We are seeking a new or experienced Software Engineer / Developer to work on the creation of new, enterprise level applications as well as the maintenance of existing applications. We are looking for a high energy, self-starter who loves to create usable applications in an individual or team environment.

Requirements:

  • A passion for web technology
  • 1-2+ years of object oriented and/or web development experience
  • JavaScript fluency (beyond jQuery)
  • SQL basics
  • Code samples to document your involvement in significant prior projects

Bonus Points for:

  • ExtJS / Sencha JavaScript frameworks
  • Java Spring Framework
  • SVN / Git
  • Auto-testing (unit testing, selenium, mocha, jUnit, etc)
  • Apache / Nginx
  • Linux devops
  • Relational DBs like DB2 or MS SQL Server
  • IBM iSeries / DB2
  • PHP frameworks like Laravel or Zend
  • Working with big data and writing high performance, scalable applications
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, manage work and report status in order to meet critical timelines

Web Architecture you'll be working with:

• SPA JavaScript MVC with Sencha ExtJS
• Light PHP 7 middleware with Zend Framework
• Heavier web service layer with Java & Spring Framework
• Terabytes of data in DB2 & MS SQL Server
• Apache & Tomcat servers with CI and devops powered by Jenkins, Ansible, Rundeck & more
• ...plus a team devoted to constant improvement via small, agile iterations

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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Distributor Data Manager

Location: Colchester, VT

Job Description:

We are seeking a Distributor Data Manager to join our SRS Team.  Our Supplier Services business is focused on moving data between distributors and suppliers in the beverage industry. This data is a driving force in marketing and supply chain planning and is vital to the business practices of our customers. This non-technical entry-level position is well-suited to an inquisitive self-starter willing to ask questions and work with little direct supervision. The Distributor Manager is responsible for monitoring a set of assigned distributor accounts to ensure the prompt and accurate reporting of data based on supplier guidelines.

Requirements:

  • History of solid employment
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills to assess and implement information from multiple resources
  • Clear communication skills
  • Self-organization to meet daily, weekly and monthly responsibilities, both to the company and the customer
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of working with spreadsheets (Excel)
  • College preferred but not required

 

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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Data Quality Analyst

Location: Colchester, VT

Job Description:

The role of Data Quality Analyst is an integral role in our rapidly growing company. This is an excellent opportunity for intelligent, outgoing, and self-motivated persons seeking rapid professional development and acquisition of new business skills. Your primary responsibilities will be working closely with internal and external users to maintain the quality of VIP’s master retailer database and aligning customer sales data to that retailer universe. As this data is central to the operation of our clients’ businesses, you will need to bring a high level of attention to detail and willingness to find solutions to problems in a systematic and efficient way. Ideal candidates for this entry level position will understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with our customers. Successful candidates must also work well both individually as well as part of a team to accomplish shared goals.

Requirements: 

  • History of solid employment
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills to assess and implement information from multiple resources
  • Clear communication skills
  • Self-organization to meet daily, weekly and monthly responsibilities, both to the company and the customer
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of working with spreadsheets (Excel)
  • College preferred but not required

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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Software Support Specialist

Location: Colchester, VT

Job Description:

The successful Software Support Specialist must enjoy working with others, be a fast learner, have excellent technical diagnostic skills, and enjoy a fast-paced environment.  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can handle multiple tasks and be committed to customer satisfaction.  Knowledge of the distribution industry is a plus. 

  • Deal directly with customers either by phone, electronically, or face to face
  • Respond promptly to customer inquiries in a professional manner
  • Handle and resolve customer complaints
  • Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle inquiries and complaints
  • Direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated resource
  • Serve as liaison between the customer and various departments
  • Keep records of customer interactions and transactions
  • Record details of inquiries, comments and complaints
  • Record details of actions taken
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
  • Follow up on customer interactions

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal & written
  • Strong ability to problem solving and problem analysis
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Detail oriented and ability to maintain data confidentially
  • Reliable & dependable
  • Ability to multi-task under pressure

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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Software Quality Assurance Programmer

Location: Colchester, VT

Job Description:

Vermont Information Processing is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Programmer to join our automated testing team, a development group that builds, executes, and maintains Java-based automated testing tools. You’ll be testing web services, stored procedures, web and mobile UIs, and other programs written in a variety of languages and running on a variety of platforms.
 
Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Enhancing the quality of our software products through testing
  • Contributing breadth and depth to our overall testing infrastructure
  • Developing, publishing, and implementing test plans
  • Writing and maintaining automated test suites

Job Requirements: 

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Solid organization skills and attention to detail
  • A working knowledge of quality assurance methodologies
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and communicate status to complete complicated projects independently and on time
  • At least 3 years experience in software testing
  • At least 2 years experience in Java, C, or C++, and SQL

Desired Skills:

  • Selenium or Appium
  • JUnit or TestNG
  • IBM iSeries, DB2, and RPG
  • ExtJS / Sencha JavaScript frameworks
  • SVN / Git / Source Control
  • Linux / CentOS

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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Software Implementation Specialist

Location: Colchester, VT

VIP is seeking a Software Implementation Specialist to join the Installation Team. You’ll have hands-on project management, direct relationships with existing and new customers, and the ability to enhance our growing software packages.

Responsibilities

  • Learn how to install, use and set-up the various components of VIP Solution Packages and Software
  • Successfully understand VIP Software with the knowledge to install and train at VIP customer sites
  • Installation Includes:  Preparatory data conversion and hardware set-up
  • Training Includes:  On-site support and customer service to existing customers to include trouble shooting  issues, emphasizing training components, managing on-site software upgrades, and communicating with the Software Support Team as well as providing feedback to Development Teams

Requirements:

  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Effective communication skills, both written and orally
  • Provide effective teaching and training in a resourceful way
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects and customers
  • A desire to learn new technologies and provide innovative ideas in the implementation team
  • Knowledge of beverage distribution is a plus!
  • 30% - 50% travel within the U.S

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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Warehouse Management Software Implementation Specialist

Location: Colchester, VT

VIP is seeking a Warehouse Management Software Implementation Specialist to join the Installation Team. You’ll have hands-on project management, direct relationships with existing and new customers, and the ability to enhance our growing software packages.

Responsibilities

  • Learn how to install, use and set-up the various components of VIP Solution Packages and Software
  • Successfully understand VIP Software with relationship to Warehouse Management
  • Installation includes: Preparatory data conversion, hardware set-up with process improvement focus
  • Training includes: on-site support during installation, as well as post-installation support with process improvement focus
  • Provide excellent support and customer service to existing customers to include trouble-shooting issues, emphasizing training components, managing on-site software upgrades, and communicating with Customer Support, as well as providing feedback to Development Teams

Requirements

  • Warehousing and Logistics experience preferred
  • Operational improvement experience and focus
  • Knowledge of beverage distribution or food distribution is a plus!
  • Experience and understanding in inventory control, distribution and routing
  • Effective communication skills, both written and orally
  • Provide effective teaching and training in a resourceful way
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • 30-50% travel within the U.S.

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

 LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY

 

EDI Software Services Specialist

VIP is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Software Support team to work with our customers and their trading partners to set up and use EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) for the exchange of purchase orders, advance ship notices, invoices, pricing notification, payment remittances, and more. The successful EDI Software Support Specialist must enjoy working with others, be a fast learner, have excellent technical diagnostic skills, and enjoy a fast-paced environment.  We are looking for someone who can handle multiple tasks and be committed to customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate new trading partner setup including creation, testing and validation.
  • Support ongoing relationships with VIP customers and trading partners.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve processing and configuration errors.
  • Define software errors (bugs) for technical resolution.
  • Maintain documentation of the EDI processes and procedures.
  • Research software issues and system configuration options.
  • Provide internal EDI support to other VIP departments.

 
Requirements: 

  • Computer science or related industry experience.
  • Ability to analyze and solve technical problems.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with unfamiliar systems.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ideal Skills or Education: 
  • Experience with EDI VANs and transaction sets.
  • Familiarity with AS2, FTP, and HTTP(s) communication protocols.
  • Knowledge of X12 & XML file formats and specifications.
  • Understanding of Cleo Harmony, Clarify, and/or Dashboard.
  • Knowledge of the beverage distribution industry.
  • College degree preferred but not required.
     

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check

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Supplier Account Manager

Job Location: Colchester, VT

Job Description:

We are seeking a Supplier Account Manager to join our BDN (Beverage Data Network) Account Manager Team.  Our Supplier Reporting Services organization within VIP is focused on collecting and translating distributor data to our beverage alcohol supplier customers.  This entry level role is specifically focused on processing supplier data, while maintaining strong working relationships with our supplier partners.  Successful candidates will work in a supportive team setting but be responsible for their own individual list of accounts. They will also work closely with the supplier personnel and therefore must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  


Requirements:

  • History of customer support
  • Multitasking capability 
  • Persistence until task is complete 
  • Self-motivated to meet daily, weekly and monthly responsibilities, both to the company and the customer  
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills 
  • Clear communication skills
  • Self-organization to meet daily, weekly and monthly responsibilities, both to the company and the customer
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of working with spreadsheets (Excel)
  • College preferred

 

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY

.NET Application Developer

Location: Colchester, VT

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced .NET Application Developer to work on the creation of new, enterprise level applications as well as the maintenance of existing applications. We are looking for a high energy, self-starter who loves to create usable applications in an individual or team environment.

Requirements: 

  • Be able to write re-usable, modular C#, .Net MVC and JavaScript code
  • Experience with jQuery, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS frameworks
  • Understanding of OO design patterns and SOLID principles
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational data stores
  • Experience building RESTful APIs with proper documentation and scalability in mind
  • Experience consuming RESTful APIs and Web services to integrate web applications with server side systems
  • Knowledge of web and API design principles, patterns and best practices
  • Continuously broaden and deepen your skill set to solve new technical challenges
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or similar major

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with ASP.NET
  • Experience with SQL Server and DB2 
  • Knowledge of development and deployment tools; Jira, Git, Visual Studio, Jenkins, Swagger

 

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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Database Engineer

Job Location: Colchester, VT

We are seeking an experienced database engineer to work on the creation of new, enterprise level systems as well as the maintenance of existing infrastructure. We are looking for a high energy, self-starter who loves to collaborate with various development teams.

Job Requirements

  • SQL development
  • Create and maintain complex SQL scripts and stored procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of referential integrity constraints and indexing
  • Ability to understand and enhance complex database models
  • Follow (and if necessary, refine) in-house coding standards
  • Troubleshoot/bug-fix SQL
  • Performance optimization of SQL
  • Database administration
  • Maintain transactional processing application’s databases and data warehouse
  • Support application development staff with database design and implementation
  • Able to manage all the stages of software development
  • Use database code repositories for change management
  • Profile server resource usage and optimize as necessary
  • Assist in Compliance efforts to include, reporting, auditing and implementation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across the organization
  • Strong communications, both written and verbal

Experience/Education

  • Minimum of 4 years of solid relational database experience
  • Minimum of 2 years working with MS SQL Server
  • Primary database: MS SQL Server, work with Snowflake, Netezza, and DB2 a plus

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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