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» Project Manager - Churchill Downs Incorporated (Louisville, KY)
» Director of IT - Churchill Downs Incorporated - Saratoga Casino Hotel (Saratoga Springs, NY)
» United Tote Hub Operator I (Wagering Systems Operator) - Eastern Hub Operations (Louisville, KY)
» IT Technician - Harlow's Casino Resort & Hotel (Greenville, MS)
» United Tote Technician/Operator I - Mobile Greyhound Park (Theodore, AL)
» United Tote Technician/Operator I - Mobile Greyhound Park (Theodore, AL)
» System Analyst - Oxford Casino (Oxford, ME)
» United Tote Quality Assurance Test Engineer - Quality Assurance Team (San Diego, CA)
» Mobile Software Engineer - TwinSpires.com (Louisville, KY)
» Software Engineer (Front-end) - TwinSpires.com (Louisville, KY)
» QA Automation Engineer - TwinSpires.com (Louisville, KY)
» QA Automation Engineer - TwinSpires.com (Lexington, KY)
» United Tote Technician/Operator - United Tote - Dania Jai Alai (Dania Beach, FL)
» United Tote Terminal Technician - 7 Seasonal Openings - United Tote - Keeneland (Lexington, KY)
» United Tote Terminal Technician - 2 Seasonal Openings - United Tote - The Red Mile (Lexington, KY)
» United Tote Hub Operator I (Wagering Systems Operator) - Western Hub Operations (Portland, OR)


Technical Services: Technical Services
Project Manager - Churchill Downs Incorporated (Louisville, KY)

Primary Responsibilities Include:

1.     Managing all aspects of the project, from inception through project close, ensuring that project management methodology is applied and all deliverables are met through all phases of the project lifecycle

2.     Overseeing an individual portfolio of 6-10 projects in multiple phases and geographic locations

3.     Leading and facilitating planning sessions to assist in determining project approach and overall timelines associated with project requirements

4.     Create detailed project requirements documents and task-level project plans to organize cross-functional teams

5.     Ensuring that milestone and delivery dates are defined, and status communicated to Senior Leadership

6.     Directing, negotiating, and managing conflict resolution to ensure that cross-functional team members, often with disparate priorities, remain focused on project objectives

7.     Ensuring that the required tracking and reporting take place

Mandatory Job Skills/Requirements:

1.       Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Management, Information Technology, or equivalent

2.       Minimum of 6 years of experience actively working as a Project Manager, with an emphasis on IT Project Management.

3.       Working knowledge in the use of industry standard Project Management methodologies and tools

4.       Demonstrated ability to understand business processes and map accordingly.

5.       Capacity to understand and quickly process basic technology concepts

6.       Ability to adapt to new and changing business environments

7.       Ability to operate under the pressure of strict deadlines

8.       Excellent time management skills with demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously

9.       Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and tactfully with all levels within the organization

10.    Demonstrated ability to lead virtual teams

11.    Ability to travel; up to 15%

Preferred Skills/Requirements:

1.   PMP Certification

2.   Graduate Degree in Business or Information Technology

3.   Demonstrated experience with PM tools (e.g. MS Project, Daptiv PPM, VISIO and all other Microsoft related products)

Primary Location & Reporting Relationships

1.     Louisville, Kentucky

2.     This position will report to the Churchill Downs Incorporated Senior Director of Program Management Office (PMO).

3.     The PMO is under the Churchill Downs Incorporated Chief Technology Officer


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Technical Services: Director
Director of IT - Churchill Downs Incorporated - Saratoga Casino Hotel (Saratoga Springs, NY)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides strategic direction for IT.
  • Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work of assigned team members; assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; ensures guest service; meets with team members to identify and resolve problems.
  • Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned team members; provides team member training; works with team members to correct deficiencies; implements and or approves discipline as appropriate.
  • Creates and maintains project portfolio for property; manages multiple initiatives simultaneously .
  • Responsible for ensuring property data and security are not compromised.
  • Maintains data integrity and documentation for all computer networks and personnel computers through proper backup, recovery and information security policies, procedures and practices.
  • Defines and maintains IT budget and capital expenditures including, but not limited to, expenditures, capital requests, labor and variance reporting in accordance with department, property and enterprise IT objectives.
  • Creates and ensures processes and procedures are in place and executed to meet SOX, PCI and Regulatory compliance controls.  
  • Maintains communications with other departments to determine needs, requirements, and development of systems maintained by IT.
  • Reviews vendor contracts and provides associated recommendations to senior management.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Promotes outstanding customer relations.

EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in an IT related field preferred (e.g. MIS,

Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.) or equivalent work experience.

EXPERIENCE: 

  • A minimum of five (5) year’s experience in a casino management capacity. 
  • Supervisory experience a must. 
  • Broad knowledge of:
    • It Operations;
    • principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation;
    • principles and procedures of proper record keeping;
    • principles of writing and basic report preparation;
    • methods and techniques of budget preparation and administration. 
  • Must be able to research, analyze, comprehend and act upon information; delegate responsibility and motivate and manage a diverse group of people to achieve common goals and objectives; select, supervise, train, build and maintain teams; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to work evenings, weekends, holidays and on-call as needed.


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Technical Services: Technical Services
United Tote Hub Operator I (Wagering Systems Operator) - Eastern Hub Operations (Louisville, KY)

SUMMARY

The main job function will be to operate a proprietary, state of the art, international wagering platform in real-time.  The individual will work on a team of first tier responders to provide high quality customer support, troubleshooting, solutions for wagering-related functions, technical incidents and requests. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in fast-paced learning environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • After in-class and hands-on training period, effectively operate and monitor United Tote’s global wagering system.
  • Professionally assist customers (internal and external) with questions about racing operations and the status of technical equipment (e.g. network equipment, wagering terminals, and other third party devices, etc.).
  • Enter, update, categorize, and appropriately escalate requests and incidents in modern ITIL Service Desk tool.
  • Learn, comply and accurately follow regulatory requirements and business best practices.
  • Participate in the documentation, maintenance and creation of standard processes and procedures (e.g. solutions, incident escalation and compliance).
  • Apply existing and new IT technical skills and knowledge to solve real business issues on a regular basis.
  • Must obtain and maintain personal racing licenses in multiple jurisdictions (e.g. multiple states) with some state applications that include background checks and fingerprinting.  Note: Initial licensing assistance will be provided by United Tote.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Actiively pursuing or already attained Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Associate’s degree or comparable education or experience required.
  • Interest and experience in Information Technology topics preferred (e.g. Microsoft operating system and/or desktop installations, FTP, network printer setup, wireless router configuration, A+ certification, Microsoft Certified Professional, etc.)
  • Pari-mutuel industry experience, interest and/or knowledge preferred.
  • Bilingual candidates fluent in English and Spanish will be given preference over other candidates with similar qualifications.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Some travel may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to thirty pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you capable of providing high quality customer service?
2. Can you work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays?
3. Do you enjoy working in a fast –paced learning environment?
4. Can you apply IT technical skills and knowledge to solve real business issues?
5. Do you have experience, interest or knowledge of the pari-mutuel industry?
6. Are you bilingual in English and Spanish? (Preference given for these skills.)


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Technical Services: IT Database Management/Services
IT Technician - Harlow's Casino Resort & Hotel (Greenville, MS)

 Coordinates problem definition and resolution for applications with the Director of IT. Troubleshoots issues with existing or developed systems and works with the appropriate resources to resolve them. Provides on-call support for complex and critical computer application problems and issues; Maintains a broad knowledge of state-of-art technology and equipment; Builds and runs queries/reports; Offers support to the It staff for duties as assigned. Must have the ability to obtain a Work Permit issued by the Mississippi Gaming Commission; Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service; To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. *cb*


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Technical Services: Technical Services
United Tote Technician/Operator I - Mobile Greyhound Park (Theodore, AL)

SUMMARY:

Tote system data entry and verification work, reports and paperwork for racetrack and/or corporate office, train new employees, maintains, operates, setup, or troubleshoot boards and auxiliary odds boards. Prepares and maintains UT equipment, repairs, maintains and cleans betting terminals, installs and tears down equipment, stock ticket paper on betting lines, unloads ticket stock from freight truck, labeling, packaging, and shipping reordering spare parts, loads and unloads equipment, maintain and repair infield or auxiliary display boards, and other tasks as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Tote system data entry and verification.

·         Preparation of reports/paperwork for the racetrack and/or corporate office.

·         Assist in the shipping, loading or unloading of company equipment and/or supplies.

·         Labeling, packaging, shipping and re-ordering of spare parts.

·         Assist in the training of new employees and Line Technicians

·         Maintain, operate, setup or troubleshoot tote boards and auxiliary odds boards.

·         Operation of the communications equipment used at the racetrack.

·         Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of United Tote equipment.

·         Equipment installation and tear down.

·         Stocking of ticket paper on betting lines.

·         Unloading of ticket stock from freight trucks.

·         Perform minor repairs on terminal components, test components, correctly package components for shipment and order replacement components.

·         Develop wiring and soldering skills.

·         Other duties as assigned.

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

Must have understanding of what pari-mutuel wagering is and United Tote’s role at the racetrack.   Must be able to  interact with association personnel in a professional and efficient manner. Must be able to understand configurations of the Tote room hardware, i.e. modems, multiplexers, consoles, display controllers and printers. Familiarity with the Tote Board installation and operation.

Understand the system reports and know what information is reported.  Understand how prices are calculated and become familiar with the State rules and regulations.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED.   Line technician experience and electrical and/or computer experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, able to be licensed by state racing commission, able to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.   Some travel may be required as the workloads dictate. Must be punctual and have reliable transportation.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to work nights, weekends and holidays?
2. Do you have pari-mutual wagering experience?
3. Have you worked a minimum of two years with Microsoft suites software?
4. Do you have mechanical experience with computer hardware?
5. Are you able to work with hand tools and lightweight power tools?


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Technical Services: Technical Services
United Tote Technician/Operator I - Mobile Greyhound Park (Theodore, AL)

SUMMARY:

Tote system data entry and verification work, reports and paperwork for racetrack and/or corporate office, train new employees, maintains, operates, setup, or troubleshoot boards and auxiliary odds boards. Prepares and maintains UT equipment, repairs, maintains and cleans betting terminals, installs and tears down equipment, stock ticket paper on betting lines, unloads ticket stock from freight truck, labeling, packaging, and shipping reordering spare parts, loads and unloads equipment, maintain and repair infield or auxiliary display boards, and other tasks as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Tote system data entry and verification.

·         Preparation of reports/paperwork for the racetrack and/or corporate office.

·         Assist in the shipping, loading or unloading of company equipment and/or supplies.

·         Labeling, packaging, shipping and re-ordering of spare parts.

·         Assist in the training of new employees and Line Technicians

·         Maintain, operate, setup or troubleshoot tote boards and auxiliary odds boards.

·         Operation of the communications equipment used at the racetrack.

·         Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of United Tote equipment.

·         Equipment installation and tear down.

·         Stocking of ticket paper on betting lines.

·         Unloading of ticket stock from freight trucks.

·         Perform minor repairs on terminal components, test components, correctly package components for shipment and order replacement components.

·         Develop wiring and soldering skills.

·         Other duties as assigned.

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

Must have understanding of what pari-mutuel wagering is and United Tote’s role at the racetrack.   Must be able to  interact with association personnel in a professional and efficient manner. Must be able to understand configurations of the Tote room hardware, i.e. modems, multiplexers, consoles, display controllers and printers. Familiarity with the Tote Board installation and operation.

Understand the system reports and know what information is reported.  Understand how prices are calculated and become familiar with the State rules and regulations.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED.   Line technician experience and electrical and/or computer experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, able to be licensed by state racing commission, able to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.   Some travel may be required as the workloads dictate. Must be punctual and have reliable transportation.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you available to work nights, weekends and holidays?
2. Do you have experience/knowledge in pari-mutual wagering?
3. Do you have a minimum of two years experience with Microsoft Office suites software?
4. Do you have mechanical experienced with computer hardware?
5. Are you able to work with hand tools and lightweight power tools?


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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
System Analyst - Oxford Casino (Oxford, ME)

Job Title: Systems Analyst
Department: Information Technology
Reports To: Information Technology Director
Pay Status: Salaried
Job Code: IT025 Pay Code: (A2) 6

Position Summary: The System Analyst primarily provides operational administration and support for the suite casino systems to ensure a smooth operation with minimal interruptions. The Systems Analyst works to ensure applications are performing properly and keeps system versions current. The System Analyst will also provide user desk side support as required.


Job Specifications:

  1. Ability to communicate with staff on a technical level - Ability to communicate with co-workers on a non-technical level - Anility to learn computing systems from both a technical and user point-of view - Track user access in applications using log files and other techniques - Ensures computing systems are operating in compliance with the Gaming Control Board regulations - Configures the Point-of Sale application and related hardware (Infogenesis) - Maintains and supports the Gaming system applications (Oasis) - Provides end user desktop support and helps keep casino employees productive - creates department documentation and forms and designs enhancements

Essential Job Functions:

Create and maintain end-users security at the application level and in the OS as required - Maintains all property-wide user-based computer applications, upgrades, and security. This includes, but not limited to.\, gaming, hotel, point of sale, etc. Contacts vendor for help and more advanced upgrades - Follows SOPs and updates SOP appropriately - Provides end-user desktop support and helps keep employees productive - Creates department documentation and forms and designs enhancements - Capture, deploys standardized workstation configurations and maintains PC s to current configuration levels -


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

This work requires physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, walking over rough uneven or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activies; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items such as cases of cards.

The work environment involves everyday risk of discomforts. Special situations require personnel to wear protective equipment and clothing. Knowledge of everyday use and precautions with electrical equipment above 120 volts is expected. Use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and fall, observance of fire regulations is required. The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What shifts have you worked in the past?
2. What specific days of the week are you NOT available to work?
3. What specific times of the day are you NOT available to work?
4. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain in detail.


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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
United Tote Quality Assurance Test Engineer - Quality Assurance Team (San Diego, CA)

Job Summary

This position is required to maintain, analyse, design, program, debug, document, execute and modify complex test cases, scripts and programs related to all tote applications and related systems.   The incumbent is expected to work according to the practices set out in the Software Development and quality assurance (QA) processes.  It requires writing documents, scripts, programming test applications, configuring the test environment, performing various forms of testing, completing documentation of the testing process and giving input to improve procedures.

Essential Functions

·          Analyze systems along with operational and customer functions to determine optimal testing strategy.

·          Create and maintain documents and code programs to define and execute test cases.

·          Design, implement and execute test schedules, cases and test matrices.

·          Perform automated and manual quality assurance against the products and systems.

·          Provide defect reports to Software and Systems teams as appropriate.

·          Configure and maintain the software and hardware environments used for testing.

·          Learn and understand pari-mutuel industry business process and related software functionality.

·          Perform other related duties, as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Education and/or Experience: 

·          B.A. or B.S. degree in related field or equivalent related experience

·          3+ years’ experience as a Quality Assurance Engineer

·          5+ years’ experience with Windows based applications

·          2+ years’ experience using testing tools

·          2+ years’ experience using C/C++,C# and ASP.NET strongly preferred

·          1+ years’ experience using SQL Server strongly preferred

·          Experience with web technologies such as HTML, DHTML, JavaScript, XML, SOAP and Web Services and HTTP

·          Documentation experience with functional, load and stress testing

·          Experience within the Pari-Mutuel industry a plus.

·          Experience with Point of Sale terminals and/or real time transactional systems a plus.

 

Licenses/Certificates: 

None

 

 

Physical Demands: 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach extending hand(s) and arms(s) in any direction; talk; and hear.  This job is indicative of sedentary work where the employee may exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have 3+ years' experience as a QA Engineer?
2. Do you have 2+ years' experience with testing tools and C/C++, C# and ASP>NET?
3. Do you have 1+ years' experience using SQL Server?
4. Do you have any experience within the pari-mutual industry?


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Technical Services: Technical Services
Mobile Software Engineer - TwinSpires.com (Louisville, KY)

Summary –

The Mobile Software Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, packaging, and deploying technical solutions for iOS and Android based systems.

Responsibilities –

  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to design and develop smart-phone and tablet applications
  • Evaluate front-end toolkits and technologies to drive the front-end web based and native mobile application architecture direction
  • Design and participate in the development of the mobile apps, and back end business services interaction protocols (e.g. web services) for consumer-facing products dedicated to mobile (iOS, Android and others) users.
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring and direction to the engineering and vendor teams
  • Set-up the frameworks for continuous quality and performance measurement and scale throughout the development cycle
  • Assist in UI design through full lifecycle of projects from conception through rollout working with various functional groups like Product Management, Operations, Quality Assurance, Customer Support, etc.
  • Work in an Agile development team, creating User Stories, Design and Architecture documents as needed.
  • Work closely with the Product teams to define the best user experience
  • Enforce and augment development standards across the business unit
  • Perform product evaluations and usability test from the engineering standpoint, communicate results and implications

Requirements –

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Systems, or equivalent experience and industry certifications
  • Minimum 4 years of experience designing, architecting, developing, and deploying modern mobile platforms including Hybrid iOS and Android web applications.
  • Skills required include AngularJS, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3
  • Highly effective oral and written communication; ability to explain complex designs and relationships
  • Authorized to work in the US on full-time basis
  • Experience with Cordova, Java, Spring and SQL nice to have

Position Type Salary Exempt

Travel – Not Expected at Present, but Subject to Change


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Technical Services: Technical Services
Software Engineer (Front-end) - TwinSpires.com (Louisville, KY)

Summary –

The Software Engineer will work as a part of a larger team to design and develop custom front-end solutions that meet the needs of the business and those of our patrons.  This role will also participate as a member of a scrum team and will therefore be required to participate in mutually deliverable goals and will have to coordinate efforts that maximize the contributions of the group.

Responsibilities –

  • Write and support user-facing features that furthers the objectives of the organization
  • Provides documented solutions and manuals for developed solutions
  • Develop reusable, efficient code that lends itself to continual improvement and delivery
  • Collaborate with peers and team members to design and achieve an optimal design solution
  • Investigate new technologies, techniques, and industry developments.
  • Transfers knowledge and coaches engineering team through new practices
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Document and troubleshoot bugs as is required to maintain a successful application platform; 24x7 operation
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions
  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle

Requirements –

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Science/Systems, or equivalent experience and industry certifications
  • 5+ years of demonstrated career progression
  • Strong experience in development client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including AngularJS
  • Recent experience serving as an Agile Scrum team member
  • Experience developing consumer facing applications
  • Expert in technologies: AngularJS, CSS, HTML, Git Repository
  • Authorized to work in the US on full-time basis

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Technical Services: Technical Services
QA Automation Engineer - TwinSpires.com (Louisville, KY)

Summary-

The QA Automation Engineer will work as a part of a QA team to design and develop test automation scripts and run application testing through the software development lifecycle.  This role will participate as a member of a scrum team and will therefore be required to participate in mutually deliverable goals and will have to coordinate efforts that maximize the contributions of the group.

Responsibilities –

  • Enjoy software testing, problem solving, and quality assurance work
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Develop and debug tests using Selenium
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery concepts
  • Review, collaborate and recommend on automation processes and frameworks
  • Report test results and create bug reports as needed
  • Stay informed on customer and industry trends regularly integrating into on-going testing
  • Understand and drive SQA methodologies and practices throughout QA and Development

Requirements –

  • 3+ years in software quality assurance
  • Experience writing automation scripts in Selenium
  • Experience with mobile testing is a plus
  • Experience with Windows and Linux
  • Strong communication, written skills, and interpersonal skills (required to establish and maintain inter-departmental relationships)
  • Recent experience serving as an Agile Scrum team member
  • Comfortable with fast paced schedule driven development
  • Strong software engineering and development life cycle knowledge
  • Expert in technologies: Selenium, Ready! API, Java, XML, Git
  • BS/MS EE/CS or technical degree or relevant experience
  • Authorized to work in the US on full-time basis
  • Position Type – Salary Exempt
  • Travel – Not Expected at Present, but Subject to Change

Physical and Mental Requirements

The following physical and mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

a)      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, sometimes for prolonged periods while working at a desk, on the phone, and/or on the computer; type on a computer keyboard; use hands to finger, handle or feel; talk or hear; reach with hands or arms; walk or stand; and perform some repetitive motion activities.

b)      Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, color differentiation, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

c)       This position requires the ability to work effectively as part of a team; and concentrate on a variety of details when faced with interruptions and changing work priorities.

d)      The mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions, as described above, including but not limited to: demonstrated ability to anticipate and solve practical problems or resolve issues; reason, calculate figures and amounts; collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information, and draw valid conclusions; interpret procedures and policies; and meet schedules in a dynamic and sometimes demanding work environment.

e)      The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a typical office environment.

f)       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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Technical Services: Technical Services
QA Automation Engineer - TwinSpires.com (Lexington, KY)

Summary-

The QA Automation Engineer will work as a part of a QA team to design and develop test automation scripts and run application testing through the software development lifecycle.  This role will participate as a member of a scrum team and will therefore be required to participate in mutually deliverable goals and will have to coordinate efforts that maximize the contributions of the group.

Responsibilities –

  • Enjoy software testing, problem solving, and quality assurance work
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Develop and debug tests using Selenium
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery concepts
  • Review, collaborate and recommend on automation processes and frameworks
  • Report test results and create bug reports as needed
  • Stay informed on customer and industry trends regularly integrating into on-going testing
  • Understand and drive SQA methodologies and practices throughout QA and Development

Requirements –

  • 3+ years in software quality assurance
  • Experience writing automation scripts in Selenium
  • Experience with mobile testing is a plus
  • Experience with Windows and Linux
  • Strong communication, written skills, and interpersonal skills (required to establish and maintain inter-departmental relationships)
  • Recent experience serving as an Agile Scrum team member
  • Comfortable with fast paced schedule driven development
  • Strong software engineering and development life cycle knowledge
  • Expert in technologies: Selenium, Ready! API, Java, XML, Git
  • BS/MS EE/CS or technical degree or relevant experience
  • Authorized to work in the US on full-time basis
  • Position Type – Salary Exempt
  • Travel – Not Expected at Present, but Subject to Change

Physical and Mental Requirements

The following physical and mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

a)      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, sometimes for prolonged periods while working at a desk, on the phone, and/or on the computer; type on a computer keyboard; use hands to finger, handle or feel; talk or hear; reach with hands or arms; walk or stand; and perform some repetitive motion activities.

b)      Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, color differentiation, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

c)       This position requires the ability to work effectively as part of a team; and concentrate on a variety of details when faced with interruptions and changing work priorities.

d)      The mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions, as described above, including but not limited to: demonstrated ability to anticipate and solve practical problems or resolve issues; reason, calculate figures and amounts; collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information, and draw valid conclusions; interpret procedures and policies; and meet schedules in a dynamic and sometimes demanding work environment.

e)      The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a typical office environment.

f)       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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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United Tote Technician/Operator - United Tote - Dania Jai Alai (Dania Beach, FL)

SUMMARY:
Tote system data entry and verification work, reports and paperwork for racetrack and/or corporate office, train new employees, maintains, operates, setup, or troubleshoot boards and auxiliary odds boards. Prepares and maintains UT equipment, repairs, maintains and cleans betting terminals, installs and tears down equipment, stock ticket paper on betting lines, unloads ticket stock from freight truck, labeling, packaging, and shipping reordering spare parts, loads and unloads equipment, maintain and repair infield or auxiliary display boards, and other tasks as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Tote system data entry and verification.
• Preparation of reports/paperwork for the racetrack and/or corporate office.
• Assist in the shipping, loading or unloading of company equipment and/or supplies.
• Labeling, packaging, shipping and re-ordering of spare parts.
• Assist in the training of new employees and Line Technicians
• Maintain, operate, setup or troubleshoot tote boards and auxiliary odds boards.
• Operation of the communications equipment used at the racetrack.
• Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of United Tote equipment.
• Equipment installation and tear down.
• Stocking of ticket paper on betting lines.
• Unloading of ticket stock from freight trucks.
• Perform minor repairs on terminal components, test components, correctly package components for shipment and order replacement components.
• Develop wiring and soldering skills.
• Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have understanding of what pari-mutuel wagering is and United Tote’s role at the racetrack. Must be able to interact with association personnel in a professional and efficient manner. Must be able to understand configurations of the Tote room hardware, i.e. modems, multiplexers, consoles, display controllers and printers. Familiarity with the Tote Board installation and operation.
Understand the system reports and know what information is reported. Understand how prices are calculated and become familiar with the State rules and regulations.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED. Line technician experience and electrical and/or computer experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, able to be licensed by state racing commission, able to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Some travel may be required as the workloads dictate. Must be punctual and have reliable transportation.
 


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United Tote Terminal Technician - 7 Seasonal Openings - United Tote - Keeneland (Lexington, KY)

Terminal Technician at Keeneland Race Track - 7 Seasonal Openings

SUMMARY:
Prepares and maintains UT equipment, repairs, maintains and cleans betting terminals, installs and tears down equipment, stock ticket paper on betting lines, unloads ticket stock from freight truck, labeling, packaging, and shipping reordering spare parts, loads and unloads equipment, maintain and repair infield or auxiliary display boards, and other tasks as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of United Tote equipment.
• Repair, maintenance and cleaning of the betting terminals.
• Equipment installation and tear down.
• Stocking of ticket paper on betting lines.
• Unloading of ticket stock from freight trucks.
• Labeling, packaging, shipping and re-ordering of spare parts.
• Unloading and loading of equipment on company or freight trucks.
• Maintenance and repair of the infield or auxiliary display boards.
• Perform minor repairs on terminal components, test components, correctly package components for shipment and order replacement components.
• Train new Line Technicians
• Develop wiring and soldering skills.
• Understand how the terminals communicate with the Tote system.
• Develop an understanding of the different wagers offered and be able to answer questions relating to the different wagers.
• Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Familiarity with the United Tote communications equipment, i.e. modems and multiplexers, Tote Board installation and operation. Must be able to interact with association personnel and patrons in a professional and efficient manner.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED. Track experience and electrical and/or computer experience preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, able to be licensed by state racing commission, able to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Short-term travel may be required as the workloads dictate.

The dates will be from September 1st, through October 29th, 2016

 

Location:
4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510.
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have any electrical or machine repair experience?
2. Can you work weekends, evenings, nights and holidays?
3. If needed, can you travel short distances to another location?
4. What level of knowledge/experience do you have with Microsoft (beginner, intermediate or advanced)?
5. Are you at least 18 years old?


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United Tote Terminal Technician - 2 Seasonal Openings - United Tote - The Red Mile (Lexington, KY)

SUMMARY
Prepares and maintains UT equipment, repairs, maintains and cleans betting terminals, installs and tears down equipment, stock ticket paper on betting lines, unloads ticket stock from freight truck, labeling, packaging, and shipping reordering spare parts, loads and unloads equipment, maintain and repair infield or auxiliary display boards, and other tasks as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of United Tote equipment.
• Repair, maintenance and cleaning of the betting terminals.
• Equipment installation and tear down.
• Stocking of ticket paper on betting lines.
• Unloading of ticket stock from freight trucks.
• Labeling, packaging, shipping and re-ordering of spare parts.
• Unloading and loading of equipment on company or freight trucks.
• Maintenance and repair of the infield or auxiliary display boards.
• Perform minor repairs on terminal components, test components, correctly package components for shipment and order replacement components.
• Train new Line Technicians.
• Develop wiring and soldering skills.
• Understand how the terminals communicate with the Tote system.
• Develop an understanding of the different wagers offered and be able to answer questions relating to the different wagers.
• Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
Familiarity with the United Tote communications equipment, i.e. modems and multiplexers, Tote Board installation and operation. Must be able to interact with association personnel and patrons in a professional and efficient manner.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED. Track experience and electrical and/or computer experience preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, able to be licensed by state racing commission and gaming commission, able to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Short-term travel may be required as the workloads dictate.

The dates will be from September 1st through October 29th, 2016.
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have any experience in electrical work or machinery repairs?
2. How would you evaluate your knowledge/experience with Microsoft (beginner, intermediate or advanced)?
3. Are you willing to work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays?


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United Tote Hub Operator I (Wagering Systems Operator) - Western Hub Operations (Portland, OR)

SUMMARY

The main job function will be to operate a proprietary, state of the art, international wagering platform in real-time.  The individual will work on a team of first tier responders to provide high quality customer support, troubleshooting, solutions for wagering-related functions, technical incidents and requests. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in fast-paced learning environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • After in-class and hands-on training period, effectively operate and monitor United Tote’s global wagering system.
  • Professionally assist customers (internal and external) with questions about racing operations and the status of technical equipment (e.g. network equipment, wagering terminals, and other third party devices, etc.).
  • Enter, update, categorize, and appropriately escalate requests and incidents in modern ITIL Service Desk tool.
  • Learn, comply and accurately follow regulatory requirements and business best practices.
  • Participate in the documentation, maintenance and creation of standard processes and procedures (e.g. solutions, incident escalation and compliance).
  • Apply existing and new IT technical skills and knowledge to solve real business issues on a regular basis.
  • Must obtain and maintain personal racing licenses in multiple jurisdictions (e.g. multiple states) with some state applications that include background checks and fingerprinting.  Note: Initial licensing assistance will be provided by United Tote.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Actiively pursuing or already attained Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Associate’s degree or comparable education or experience required.
  • Interest and experience in Information Technology topics preferred (e.g. Microsoft operating system and/or desktop installations, FTP, network printer setup, wireless router configuration, A+ certification, Microsoft Certified Professional, etc.)
  • Pari-mutuel industry experience, interest and/or knowledge preferred.
  • Bilingual candidates fluent in English and Spanish will be given preference over other candidates with similar qualifications.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Some travel may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to thirty pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you capable of providing high quality customer service?
2. Can you work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays?
3. Do you enjoy working in a fast –paced learning environment?
4. Can you apply IT technical skills and knowledge to solve real business issues?
5. Do you have experience, interest or knowledge of the pari-mutuel industry?
6. Are you bilingual in English and Spanish? (Preference given for these skills.)


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