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Franchise Business Consultant- Home Based in Ohio

ASTUTE

Franchise Business Consultant- Home Based in Ohio

Columbus, OH
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    We are looking for creative, determined, and enthusiastic Software Engineers to join us at Astute Global.

    You will join a team set to transform our software products using the latest technologies to solve big and challenging problems. If you are an independent thinker, eager to learn, and take extreme pride in your work then we would love to hear from you!

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    • Work with other developers and mangers to design solutions to complex problems.
    • Learn new technologies and methodologies.
    • Write code on any area of the technology stack: data access, business, application and presentation layers.
    • Be a resource to non-technical coworkers and customers, both through documentation or direct communication.
    • Ensure the quality of your and your team’s work.
    • Work as part of a small Agile team.
    • Strong communication and collaborative skills.
    • Ensure that the designs are complete and documented in Confluence. Code is developed according to design with no or low level of defects.
    • Willingness to be mentored and coached in the education of both product knowledge, technical skills as well as environment and tools.
    • Willingness to follow documented process and offer suggestions to decision makers.
    • Develop designs for assigned small features or modifications, with a willingness to develop code based on others’ designs for larger efforts.
    • Design and implement testing processes within the code base to improve quality and performance of the software.
    • Consistently utilize Jira and Confluence for documenting designs, testing plans, feature functionality additions and modifications.
    • Work with other team members on integration points, new features and designs.
    • Document and present product and technology in a manner where non-technical users can consume the information easily.
    • Adhere to company and team policies including accurately documenting tasks and reporting time in Jira.
    • Attend meetings as prescribed by Agile Kanban or Scrum process followed by the team.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills Required Experience

    • BA/BS in Computer Science or a related field.
    • 0-2 years’ experience with development technologies utilized at Astute.
    • Working knowledge and experience with technologies utilized in constructing Astute software products.
  • Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required.

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    • Proficiency in computer technology related to position (including the ability to use Internet, Microsoft Office Products, Digital Camera, etc). • Outstanding customer service skills and professional presentation. • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. • Attention to detail • Demonstrated room planning and design skills (manual and computerized). • Project management, time management and organizational skills. • Ability to follow leadership instructions and work effectively with others. • Maintain confidentiality in regard to customer and company information. • Must be able to distinguish and differentiate visible elements of design such as color, patterns, etc.

    CORE COMPETENCIES

    • Job Knowledge • Work Quality / Work Quantity • Customer Focus • Initiative / Decision Making / Judgement • Communication / Active Listening • Accountability / Integrity • Interpersonal Skills / Team Oriented / Collaboration • Emotional Stability / Adaptability • Emotional Intelligence • Organization / Time Management • Creativity

    SALES COMPETENCIES

    • Achievement Motivation • Monetary Motivation • Extraversion / Outgoing • General Cognitive Ability • Sales Skills

    o Product Knowledge o Rapport Building o Comfortable Talking About Money o Qualification Questioning o Objection Prevention o Objection Handling o Gaining Commitment o Closing Techniques o Post-Sale Relationship Management o Consistent, Effective Prospecting

    WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Work performed in a store environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopies and fax machines. Use of personal cell phone for customer contact and follow up and personal computer tablet for room sketching.

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to view, see, manipulate and handle product to demonstrate to customers. The employee continuously walks or stands on the store’s showroom floor. Stands for extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and required to lift and carry small items up to 30 pounds, such as lamps, etc.

    EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

    Flexible schedule (evenings, weekends, holidays and key days required).

    OTHER DUTIES

    Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.