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Making a Case for Cloud Migration Amidst COVID-19

Whether you are reading tech articles online or leafing through your favorite printed tech journal, journalists are covering the importance of cloud-based technologies in light of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the CRN article, “COVID-19 has ravaged the global economy, but the pandemic looks to have boosted public cloud providers as their customers rapidly adopted […]
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Featured Job: Principal Software Engineer (Greater Pittsburgh, PA)

Become one of the technical experts driving the strategic efforts for event-driven microservices at a global powerhouse for engineers. This role is for a tenured back-end developer looking to take their career to the next level. As the Principal Software Engineer, you enjoy being the SME on all things relating to microservices. You’ll be tasked […]
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Employee Spotlight: Project Manager, Owen Brown.

This week, we virtually chatted with Owen Brown, about the day in the life as a Project Manager and the important details about his role, Plus, a look into his life outside of work along with advice he holds dear. Introducing, Owen!   Plain text version: Quarantine Morning Routine: • I’m an early riser – […]
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Why You Should Make Your Business Case for ERM Now

Here at OpenArc, we consider risk management and mitigation as critical parts of project management. As discussed in an earlier post about our approach to project risk management, we have teams plan for threats before we start working and keep those plans updated as work proceeds. You can also count on us for open communication, […]
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News Article: “PITTSBURGH IT STAFFING FIRMS TAKE A “BYTE” OUT OF HUNGER”

In response to the negative impacts of COVID-19 within our community, OpenArc partnered with other Pittsburgh-based IT Staffing firms to help raise a substantial donation to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.  PGHTechFuse featured the donation drive in a recent article. Message from our President: “OpenArc is proud of the opportunity join our competitors with […]
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Five Tips If You Are Looking for a Software Job Right Now in Pittsburgh

If you are looking for a new job for any number of reasons, including the recent pandemic layoffs, there are tips you can follow. While staying at home makes it more complicated, there are employers still searching for talent and have even taken their interview process remotely. There are likely going to be certain hindrances […]
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What To Do When Your Software Development Project is About to Go off the Rails

How to Spot a Toxic Software Development Project and How You Can Improve the Outcome At OpenArc, our approach is to define and solve problems that are valuable to businesses and their end customers. The way we work empowers a team to empathize, advocate for users, listen, understand needs, explore, experiment, make and learn. Just […]
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Feature Job of the Week: Software Configuration Manager (Remote)

Hiring for a Remote SCM Position in Pittsburgh, PA As part of the Enterprise Solutions business line team for Product Management and Development, you are responsible for the processes, policies, and tools for organizing the companies development process. The SCM position relies on you to manage the configuration of the drafting, testing, and final production/baseline […]
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OpenArc’s Dedication to Service Continuity

The last few weeks have been difficult for our friends, neighbors, clients, and community with recent health-related developments and the challenges that we’re facing in light of them. Like you, we are taking things one day at a time, focusing on what’s essential to our clients and delivering services safely and flexibly. We are adapting […]
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The Myth’s and Benefits of Working with IT Recruiters in Pittsburgh

What Makes IT Recruiters Good at Evaluating Candidates There was a national article a few weeks ago that discussed that a good number of tech people, developers, designers, DBA’s, etc., perceive that typical IT recruiters don’t have the qualifications to fill open jobs because they lack technical field expertise. To help educate and bring a […]
What Makes IT Recruiters Good at Evaluating Candidates There was a national article a few weeks ago that discussed that a good… Read More