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IT Manager –

We’re looking for a qualified individual to manage our 3 person in-house IT Department. In this position, you will collaborate with owners, clients, and partner companies to provide solutions to challenges in a rapidly evolving environment. You will implement new solutions that emphasize client interaction and user experience. The core focus will be leading the IT team in developing creative solutions while eliminating avoidable technical problems. You will implement technologies to solve common problems, including development of IT workflow systems. You will also consolidate the systems side through proper systems planning and organization. You will engage IT with employees in order to bring agile solutions for practical daily needs.

Essential Responsibilities:
– Perform systems administration, including resource planning, scripting, diagnostics, and monitoring to ensure the systems are performing beautifully.
– Responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of IT Infrastructure, Application Service Level Agreements and Service Providers.
– Specs, improve and create systems architecture which use best practices and clear system design.
– Develops information security requirements in context of business needs, which includes working with internal customers from the business and development sides to implement access controls, data integrity, confidentiality, and security compliance controls. (GLBA/PCI).
– Implements automation whenever possible through industry standard channels.
– Analyze and troubleshoot service platforms, LAN/WAN and provider connections using a variety of monitoring tools.
– Build out vision for information technology department education and goals.
– Provide excellent customer service for business partners and employees.
– Be the endpoint for information technology decisions and processes. Seeking to build out better solutions in key environments.
– Manage and develop IT team
– Review Security Logs, research and resolve concerns and issues.

– Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Server operating systems and their related technologies.
– Advanced knowledge of multi-campus network infrastructure methods and protocols including: VLANs, Link Aggregation, Point-to-Point wireless, and VPNs
– Experience and knowledge of VMware ESXi and systems management tools.
– Advanced knowledge of Active Directory and the host of bounty that it contains (multi-domain environments).
– Advanced troubleshooting skills in diverse environments, spanning to the eighth OSI layer.
– Creative problem solving skills with strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
– A personal desire to provide exceptional customer service in a rapidly developing environment.
– Must love the CLI over the GUI.

– 5+ years managing MS domain environments.
– 5+ years as a systems administrator with a proven track record of responsibility handling.
– 3-5+ years working with Cisco IOS or related core networking ASICs.
– AA/BS in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent work experience.
– MCSA/VCP/CCNP required.
– High school diploma / GED required.

Key Technologies: VMWare ESXi, Cisco IOS, Powershell, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Domains, Trusts, DHCP, DNS, DFS), iSCSI, Exchange 2010, Sharepoint 2013/2010, FreeNAS, QNap, IPSEC/GRE VPN, IPS, VPD HP Proliant Servers, GLBA/PCI compliance.

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Jessica Ruffoni
Executive Assistant
Toyota of Santa Maria
Honda of Santa Maria
Toyota of Lompoc
PO Box 5759, Santa Maria, California 93456
805-478-1447 Fax: (805) 928-4631

Jessica Ruffoni

Software Developer

Our Company
There are countless software companies on the West Coast, but Comevo – based in San Luis Obispo – is one of a kind. Agile, innovative and responsive to our clients’ changing needs, our approach is simple. We collaborate. We communicate. And we create software – online orientation software for higher education institutions throughout North America – that is elegant, engaging and effective.

Our People
What makes us truly special? It is the character of each person – the individual skills, talents and personalities – that constitutes the essence of our company.

To continue providing our clients with software and service that are absolutely first class, we keep a constant lookout for innovative, industrious individuals who want to be part of strong, diverse, productive team.

Our Promise
There are no benchwarmers at Comevo: everyone gets to play in every game. Our size – and our positive, professional and rewarding corporate culture – affords each employee the opportunity to make a significant impact on the company’s success. Your voice will be heard. Your contributions will count. And your efforts will be rewarded.

Position Description
You get to create. You get to have fun. You get to earn money. Ultimately, you get to put your development skills to work in a variety of applications and services.

We’re a software company, so naturally our software developers play a vital role in our organization. Your experience, work ethic and ability to work both independently and within a team will ensure your success, and will contribute significantly to the continued growth of our business.

Primary Responsibilities
* Maintain – Core web application
* Create – Architecture and implementation of new services
* Develop – Front-end web development
* Implement – Internal support applications
* Support – Facilitate client set-ups
* Service – Address client issues as they arise

Qualifications & Skills
* Education – Bachelor of Science degree in a software related study.
* General – At least 3-5 years of industry experience in a software related field.
* Hands-On Experience – C#, ASP.NET, MS SQL Server, CSS, HTML and AWS a plus.
* Problem Solver – Ability to think strategically and develop creative solutions to challenges.
* Communicator – Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Professional – Team player with strong work ethic and outstanding organizational skills.

Salary: $90,000 – $120,000 DOE
Hours: Fulltime

Contact Comevo,, (800) 748-0975

Comevo, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

IT Applications Support

IT Applications Support

We are a local food manufacturer with a long history of providing great products and being a top place to work in SLO county! We expect professionalism, experience, a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and/or within a team to provide top notch support and service to our staff. This position provides support to the administrative offices, as well as to plant personnel regarding how to use ERP software applications to ship orders, enter production, create PO’s, receive in product, supply chain planning, and general use of ERP system and other applications.

~Act as the primary resource in the plant to assist users with the use of the ERP system. Learn the details of how the system works and is the on-site “expert” to assist users in all areas of the plant (manufacturing, planning, purchasing, A/P, A/R, Customer Service, Inventory, Shipping, Receiving, RF, etc.).
~Responsible for documenting procedures and proper use of the ERP system in all areas.
~Responsible for trouble-shooting ERP system issues and solving data/user-related problems.
~Responsible for testing ERP system updates and modifications as needed.
~Responsible for training new users on the use of the ERP system.
~Responsible for training users, documentation, and trouble-shooting other application software issues.
~Act as main point of contact between local Plant and IT Department at corporate headquarters.
~Coordinate with corporate headquarters on any system issues or functional needs.
~Review IT support requests and determine if they can be fulfilled locally or need to be escalated to corporate headquarters.
~Assist users with functions of all corporate software – answers questions, explains functionality, requests changes when needed.
~Remains abreast of changes in system software and hardware requirements.
~Enter commands and observe system functions to verify correct system operation. Instruct user in use of equipment, software, and manuals.
~Answer user’s inquiries in person and via telephone concerning systems operation. Diagnose system and operator problems. Recommends or performs minor remedial actions to correct problems based on knowledge of system operation.
~Attend technical conferences and seminars to keep abreast of new software and hardware product developments.
~Write documentation to instruct users in use of software and equipment.
~Train users to use various programs and provides technical assistance.
~Other duties may be assigned as needed.

~PeopleSoft ERP system
~Microsoft Office suite (various versions)
~Adobe Acrobat
~Nortel multi-line phone system
~Oracle database

•Education – Minimum 2 years college education in IT or related field, and/or 2-3 years experience in a similar position.
•Must be a proven problem solver, with the ability to think strategically and quickly develop creative solutions to challenges.
•Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to clearly and routinely communicate with a variety of staff levels.
•Must be a professional, team player with strong work ethic and outstanding organizational skills.
•Experience in or ability to learn quickly desired on the technologies listed above is a BIG PLUS, especially with ERP systems!

This is a non-exempt, hourly full-time position. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Pay is competitive, depending on experience, plus we have a very generous benefits package.

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Software Developer, LAMP/Laravel

BizWatt LLC in San Luis Obispo is looking for experienced PhP (will train if you know ‘C’ and Java), MySQL, HTML, Javascript, developers utilizing Laravel framework and Bootstrap. Atlassian products JIRA and BitBucket for development tracking. Experience with commercial web application release and support is desired.

This is part-time, contract work with a minimum commitment of 15-hours per week. Once we get in a groove there is plenty of work to be done. Office is in SLO. Work can be done remotely but there needs to be face-to-face sessions to get started and ramp up on dev tools and processes. Applicant must reside in San Luis Obispo or Santa Barbara Counties.

BizWatt is developing a suite of financial technology applications building off of General Ledger applications (QuickBooks, Xero, Sage) that provide business process and data management tools for business owners and employees. The first product is Qfactor. . ..

We are looking for fast starters, quick study’s, innovators, and outgoing personalities. Healthy, positive lifestyle, outlook – living the SLO life. Please respond with your LinkedIn profile and one reference.

Compensation: $25-$45 per hour depending on experience and production…..again, remote work but need to be local for face-to-face meetings……

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Technical Account Manager –Job opening – San Luis Obispo 6/17

A technical account manager at StreamGuys is responsible for managing all the technical aspects of a company’s relationship with specific clients. Whilst providing top-quality technical service, a technical account manager will assist in strengthening customer relationships and ensuring customer satisfaction.

A technical account manager will work closely with the business and sales account management team to win new business and increase sales. They analyze prospects’ technical and business requirements, as well as developing solutions that meet those needs. They may work with the product development teams to customize products for large sales or for individual customers. They might also demonstrate products to customers and explain how such product meets customers’ needs.

Whenever customers agree to purchase a product, the technical account manager would identify and provide the training, support and services such customers will need to make productive and effective use of the products. The account manager would need to monitor the progress of the service provisioning process to ensure that it is successful.

A technical account manager is responsible for managing ongoing support to customers to confirm that the customers continue to make effective use of the company’s products. They will monitor support requests made by customers to identify any recurring issues and recommend changes to products.

Technical account managers hold regular review meetings with customers for discussions on any problems and issues and report to other members of the account team. They will analyze customers’ support needs and identify areas where the company can reduce support costs and offer improved service.

By monitoring associated support needs and product performance, this manager will identify opportunities to modify or upgrade products so that they effectively meet customers’ needs. They report to the development team on product performance and advise customers on upgrades or new products that may be suitable for their business.

Technical Account Manager Job Duties

  • Provide business, technical, and product knowledge in support of post sales activities to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Address product related questions and technical challenges
  • Educate clients on how existing and new product features and functionality work, and how it can contribute to their business growth
  • Frequently conduct and coordinate tactical operations reviews with client teams
  • Act as the middle-man to support organization to ensure client escalations are resolved in due time
  • Accurately replicate, identify, and document software defects with appropriate tracking system
  • Perform quarterly Business reviews and assist in product trainings needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements for the Technical Account Manager Position

Below is a list of knowledge, skills, and requirements, which technical account managers should possess to excel on the job.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, or any quantitative and analytical discipline
  • More than two years’ experience in customer service
  • Ability to match client’s business requirements with product capabilities
  • Ability to make right decisions based on strong analytical reasoning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that build positive relationships with other team members
  • Strong ability to organize work schedule and time to ensure deadlines are always met

The ability to be trained remotely, and willingness to travel to company main Headquarters in Northern California a plus. This job is open, branch office to open in SLO by June, 2017.

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EVC Job Posting – Senior Project Director

EVC Senior Project Director

Organization: Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC)
Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Position Type: Permanent, full‐time
Application Deadline: End of business day Jan. 16, 2017
Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan (employer matches up to 4%)
About the EVC
Established in 1994, the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) is the only economic development organization that serves all of San Luis Obispo County. A 501(c)(3) non-profit and public/private partnership, the EVC mission is to create jobs, foster investments, and promote business on California’s Central Coast. This highly respected organization works directly with business and government leaders on key issues to support the regional economy.

Position Description

The EVC Senior Project Director will provide strategic leadership and management oversight to new and ongoing projects and economic development initiatives; steward and administer grants and other funding sources; conduct industry research; monitor and track EVC projects and initiatives; build and foster relationships with government officials and business leaders as well as with local businesses and entrepreneurs; manage groups of volunteer business leaders; organize and facilitate meetings; and communicate via written reports and public presentations with government officials, boards of directors, business leaders, and community members.  The Senior Project Director coordinates closely with the EVC President/CEO and its Board of Directors.  This is a highly public role within the community.


  • Provide project management leadership for new and ongoing projects and initiatives within the EVC with full accountability for deliverables, timetables, budgets, and consultative processes;
  • Manage implementation of economic development projects involving local government and industry stakeholders;
  • Assess business community needs and coordinate resources to enhance existing programs;
  • Consult with business and government leadership to develop and foster public policy and industry solutions to retain and create jobs within the County;
  • Partner with economic development partners in/and neighboring counties to foster economic progress and a positive business climate throughout the state;
  • Participate in fundraising efforts, including grant writing, to develop new funding sources;
  • Serve as an EVC advocate when working externally with public policy makers and key business and community leaders;
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for EVC relationships on behalf of the CEO as needed;
  • Organize, facilitate, and occasionally lead meetings with industry and community partners;
  • Prepare and deliver various communications on behalf of EVC, including press releases and presentations, to elected officials and appointed governing bodies;
  • Formulate and implement communication and social media strategies, including public affairs campaigns, with industry and local government to support the EVC mission;
  • Develop, maintain, and manage business and professional relationships with individuals and groups who may hold opposing or conflicting viewpoints;
  • Work collaboratively with the internal team and with government and business partners;
  • Assist in managing staff.
Required Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholder interests; strong interpersonal and intercultural communication skills; an advanced level of writing proficiency; effective presentation skills to reach a variety of audiences; demonstrated excellence in time management and organization; high levels of proficiency in computer software programs such as Microsoft Office; knowledge of principles for performing in a customer‐oriented and service‐centered manner; flexibility and responsiveness to client and organizational needs; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; ability to work independently to develop specific goals, organize work, and prioritize tasks to accomplish objectives; keen attention to detail; capacity to work well under pressure; high levels of personal and professional integrity.Preferred Qualifications
An earned bachelor’s degree; at least five years of relevant experience fostering business relationships; a clear understanding of the local political landscape and regional economy; experience overseeing business or government projects; evidence of participation in the drafting and submitting of grants or other formal reports; demonstrated ability to present information effectively in one‐to‐one and small-group settings with co‐workers, clients, the public, and the press.

Special Conditions
This position requires reliable transportation for work‐related matters with mileage reimbursement.  A background check is required.

To apply

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Buyer – Expeditor


Position:           Buyer-Expeditor

Concentration:   Custom Components Buying, Special Processing (SP) & Contract Mfg. (CM) – Materials Expeditor

Department:      Materials Department

Reports To:       Materials Manager

Job Summary:

On Time Delivery (OTD) is the Materials and Manufacturing Departments’ primary focus on a daily basis.

Definition: A custom component is any material that has been designed by Trust Automation and is associated with a drawing or document that expressively directs the supplier to manufacture the part to the designed specification.

The Buyer-Expeditor is responsible for all purchases of Trust specified custom components utilizing our ERP system, MRP data, and coordinating use of correct released specifications and documentation with each order. Document changes must be coordinated with the supplier.

The Buyer-Expeditor will initiate purchasing of special processing requests as specified on Trust Automation drawings / documents; this is inclusive of daily communication of priorities with receiving inspection. Special processing requires management of raw materials being processed and after receipt of materials closure of work orders.

Daily Production Tasks to Support OTD & Buying Tasks:

(Not in Order of Priority or Limited To)

  • Establish a point of contact, working relationship, with custom component suppliers.
  • Coordinate with QA Department in maintaining special process suppliers.
  • Must maintain current supplier quote(s) and accurately maintain ERP system cost breakdown records.
  • Must have experience and knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within purchasing and cost reduction.
  • Schedule visits and/or meet with representatives of key suppliers for consistent review of business relationships and continued improvements.
  • Must understand the Materials Handler’s basic duties to provide back-up and assist in critical demands or when materials exceptions occur.
  • Assist the Mfg. Eng. Dept. as needed to help ensure accuracy of all Production Lists.
  • Must maintain and understand MRP data in the ERP system to control the flow of materials to the manufacturing floor.
  • Coordinate with MFGE through change control processes on AML, RoHS, and conflict material discrepancies for new and existing components.
  • Report AML issues for hard to find parts, end of life parts, and need for second source.
  • Assist MFGE & QA to control non-conforming components and their disposition.
  • The Buyer-Expeditor is a back-up for the Planner-Expeditor at the daily OTD meetings in their absence.
  • It is the responsibility of every Buyer-Expeditor to be familiar with the other Buyer-Expeditors’ concentration(s) in order to back up other Buyer-Expeditor’s desk in their absence or during times of impacted workload.
  • Understand Trust’s procedures required to control product change.
  • Assist in supplier quality audits and new supplier approvals.
  • Participate in training, understand, and ensure that all department personnel uphold purchasing procedures OP7.4.1 through OP7.4.3.

Job Concentration:

Custom Components Buying & Expediting Specific Tasks:

  • Purchase all production level and Engineering Projects custom components.
  • Make sure custom component suppliers are working towards the current released documentation and are meeting promised dock dates. Report any exceptions to Planner-Expeditor.
  • Work with MFGE and Materials handlers for exceptions and/or changes that occur post PO issue. Assist in verification of ERP system data during changes.
  • Understand Quality requirements as they apply to product configuration and requirements for final use of component.
  • Complete Special Processing tasks on a daily basis
  • From receipt of component, help maintain receiving inspection priorities, special process requirements, and other inspection requirements in order to ready stock for kitting to the next assembly level.
  • Process all custom components coordinated by the Senior Planner & Expeditor for prototype builds.
  • Work in cooperation with MFGE to setup and maintain Engineering Project carts as required to maintain material control during the Design & Development stage of any project.

CM Coordination Specific Tasks:

  • The CM Coordinator must work with Materials Handlers to kit and relocate component parts as required per order.
  • The CM Coordinator must work with the CM to accurately maintain a record of the stock level of all parts stored at the CM’s facility.
  • Ensure that any shortages at the CM are filled in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate internal material flow through manufacturing and testing.
  • Work with Doc Control to ensure CM has correct documentation package for each order.
  • Understand Quality requirements as they apply to product configuration and requirements for final use of component.

Cycle Counting Primary Lead:

  • Primary employee responsible for the integrity & maintenance of the cycle counting process.
  • Start and track a cycle counting schedule to ensure ERP system integrity.
  • Manage the materials handlers counting cycle to ensure that all components get counted in a fiscal year if not more for high ticket items.
  • Make necessary ERP adjustments in a timely manner to ensure REAL-TIME inventory.
  • Analyses data for common/reoccurring errors that require additional adjustments i.e. BOM changes, production floor changes, etc.
  • A team member for the year end cycle counting process.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Abide by Employee Handbook.
  2. All suggestions and complaints must be discussed with the COO. Resolution of the suggestions and/or complaints, whether positive or negative, cannot be discussed on the Mfg. floor or with other Mfg. personal. Information shall be released as is appropriate with company procedure.
  3. Set a good example of time management.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  1. Need to be able to work in a fast-pace environment, be able to prioritize tasks and effectively communicate priorities.
  2. Ability to maintain the day-to-day information required to manufacture our products and keep the satisfaction of our customers at its highest level.
  3. Work requires professional written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  4. Learn how to use the ERP System and be efficient in the use of Excel, Word, and Adobe Software

Compensation Information:

  • Level(s) are going to be used to establish pay ranges.
  • Actual compensation is completely dependent on, but not limited to, the specific employee and his-/-her education, years of experience, additional skill and capabilities, quality of performance, attendance, and adherence to the company’s Corporate Values.
  • All Job Concentrations are specific to Trust Automation and are NOT intended to be compared to the outside world’s definitions of “Contract Manufacturer Coordinator or Engineering Buyer” type job description(s)”.

Job Board: Electrical Design Engineer


Engineer to lead electronic circuit and electrical system design efforts for motion control and power conversion products.  Responsibilities include requirement derivation, conceptual design, prototype and production system development, and hands-on integration and test.  Successful candidates will have:

  • Over 5 years of electrical design experience, both circuit and system level
  • A strong grasp of control theory fundamentals
  • Development experience from a system design perspective
  • Practiced use of simulation programs to do preliminary trade studies and circuit review

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