Careers at MBA

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Sales Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:

MBA offers multiple software applications delivered as plugins for PowerSchool SIS. Sales at MBA is a process of hearing and understanding a customer’s needs and then matching them to our software products or services. This is a full-time position that requires some overnight travel for business events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Make customers the top priority
  • Must be an empathic listener and persuasive speaker
  • Deliver personal and prompt replies to customers
  • Provide consistent and reliable communication, scheduling, and follow-up with customers
  • Display a broad understanding of the various challenges faced by school personnel and deliver

    experienced guidance towards a solution

  • Demonstrate product knowledge and provide frequent in-depth webinar demonstrations
  • Collaborate with other departments to achieve objectives
  • Participate in tradeshow events
  • Exemplify a continuous improvement mindset and always try to exceed expectations
  • Manage marketing campaigns, building and working your pipeline and driving sales to meet

    assigned sales quota

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Proven track record of excellence in sales activity, preferably in the K-12 market
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate in a team-oriented sales environment that

    allows for collaboration across departments

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills as well as solid writing skills
  • Dedication to high quality customer service and professionalism
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to strategically plan sales activities and

    execute follow-up with prospects, and clients

  • Proficient in web-based applications and programs to effectively manage pipeline in the CRM tool,

    as well as Office 365

  • Ability to travel for trade-show events, including overnight stays

    This position may be located remotely.

Plugin Implementation Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY:

MBA is looking for a highly motivated and qualified individual to join our Plugin Team. The successful candidate will provide Plugin Implementation Training to customers on the complete line of MBA Plugins and assist in support functions related to the PowerSchool SIS and MBA Plugin offerings.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision and possess outstanding organizational, time-management and communication skills. Personal integrity, flexibility and creative, technical problem-solving skills are a must to be successful in this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor all phases of assigned plugin implementation projects including Kickoff, Implementation Training, Conversion and Project Closing

  • Closely follow schedule of implementation projects to ensure an efficient and timely rollout schedule

  • Complete assigned tasks within required timeline provided

  • Identify and efficiently resolve implementation and conversion issues for all assigned projects

    while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction

  • Assist in creating and maintenance of plugin documentation, training materials including videos

  • Provide relevant input in future plugin design status meetings

  • Carry out assigned duties using implementation process flow documents outlining current

    processes, systems capabilities and provide recommendations for improvements

  • Provide input and use-case examples for product enhancement meetings

  • Demonstrate newly introduced plugin features to internal and external customers

  • Acquire and share product expertise with internal and external customers to support timely

    issue resolution

  • Work closely with customers, vendors, developers, and other internal stakeholders to gather

    requirements for improving plugin offerings

  • Participate in Support, Development and Product Design/Enhancement Team Meetings as

    required/requested

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by MBA Leadership Team

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

• PowerSchool knowledge and experience a must

  • Exceptional technical problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding customer service skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong work ethic

  • Attention to detail

  • Substantial time management skills

EXPERIENCE:

Three (3) years’ experience with the PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) and two (2) years’ information technology experience in a K-12 educational environment.

SALARY:

Salary based on education and experience.

LOCATION:

This position may be located remotely.

Web Developer/Software Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY:

MBA is looking for an individual to join our development team to assist with development of web-based applications and plugins related to the PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS).

The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision and possess a strong work ethic, exceptional organizational, time-management and communication skills. Personal integrity, flexibility and technical problem-solving skills are a must to be successful in this position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualified candidates should be competent in the following areas:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript (jQuery, JSON, AJAX)
  • SQL (Oracle)
  • Relational Database Design
  • Version-Control Systems (Git, Helix Core)

Additional skills in the following areas are beneficial:

  • AngularJS
  • Server-Side Programming (.NET, PHP, Java)
  • RESTful Web Services
  • XML/XSLT
  • PL/SQL
  • Mobile App Development

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • PowerSchool knowledge and experience
  • Evaluate customer requests with the ability to distinguish requests from true needs
  • Design, code and modify applications, from layout to function according to a client’s specifications
  • Attention to detail
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by MBA Leadership Team

EXPERIENCE:

Three years’ experience in web application development and prefer two years’ experience with the PowerSchool SIS.

SALARY:

Salary based on experience.

LOCATION:

This position may be located remotely.

Technical Support Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY: 

MBA is looking for an individual to join our support team and perform a variety of support functions related to the PowerSchool SIS.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision and possess exceptional organizational, time-management and communication skills. Personal integrity, flexibility and creative, technical problem-solving skills are a must to be successful in this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the PowerSchool SIS
  • Identify, diagnose, and solve complex technical issues and effectively communicate resolutions in a timely manner
  • Analyze issues and look for recurring patterns
  • Quickly triage developing issues and evaluate escalation potential
  • Develop and communicate solutions to internal and external stakeholders to help reduce occurrences
  • Communicate effectively with school administrators when responding to support and help desk inquiries
  • Stay up to date on newly introduced features of PowerSchool SIS
  • Acquire and share product expertise with internal and external customers to support timely issue resolution
  • Evaluate customer satisfaction information with the ability to distinguish user requests from true needs
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by MBA Leadership Team

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • PowerSchool knowledge and experience a must
  • Exceptional technical problem solving and customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong work ethic and time management skills
  • Builds good working relationships across all departments
  • Attention to detail

EXPERIENCE:

Three (3) years’ experience with the PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) and two (2) years’ information technology experience in a K-12 educational environment.

SALARY: 

Salary based on experience.

LOCATION: 

This position may be located remotely.

MARCIA BRENNER ASSOCIATES LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at MARCIA BRENNER ASSOCIATES LLC are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.