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Careers at Britannica

Join our Team of Highly-Motivated Britannica Professionals

At Britannica Knowledge Systems each and every one of our employees is part of a project-oriented team and able to make their own personal contribution to the group effort. This unique brand of teamwork also encourages employees to initiate their own ideas and bring them to fruition.

Our staff is carefully selected based on their professional qualifications as well as their orientation to the needs of our customers. We hire employees trained in a wide range of disciplines including Internet technology, project management, Internet media, and training development.

Thrilling Career

Qualified individuals seeking an opportunity to demonstrate their talents can send a cover letter and resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please indicate in your application the position for which you are applying.

Current Positions

Analysis & Implementation Consultant/Specialist Implementation Analyst

The Opportunity

We are on a mission to demonstrate to the U.S. Army that our Fox integrative Training Management System (TMS) has what it takes to replace their dozens of separate, partial and underperforming legacy systems, with our one comprehensive system, as part of the ATIS (Army Information Training System) initiative. The Army has commissioned Fox as a prototype system and at the end first year of examination, will decide whether to complete the program and deploy the solution to all Army units. The mission of the role we seek to fill is to ensure that the Army selects Fox by:

  • Working as part of a team, including BKS professionals, partner experts and military subject matter experts (SMEs), delivering a fully functional product-prototype to the U.S. Army.
  • Acting as the main product expert for customers and partners while establishing the solution. Leading the design, set-up, configuration, acceptance testing, training and key user mentoring.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead product orientation sessions. Advise key users and internal staff on best practices for implementing Britannica's software.
  • Conduct and document requirement definitions and fit/gap analyses. Define required specification software adaptations when the Fox standard version does not cover all requirements. Validate that the proposed solution and functionality will fully meet the requirements.
  • Represent customer and partner requirements internally to Britannica Product Development and Quality Control departments.
  • Work directly with our implementation partners and US Army SMEs to prepare, adapt and agree upon all specifications provided by the client. Ensure that Fox system functions are aligned and meet project management timelines and deliverables. Consult with customers on system set-up and configuration. Configure Britannica software products to meet customer requirements.
  • Translate U.S. Army workflows into the Fox workflow and the customer requirements into functional/technical specifications for enhancements, interfaces, conversions and reports, in order to provide a successful operational solution. Work with Britannica Project and Product Managers in translation of customer needs in terms of system functionality to ensure a match between needs and actual system capabilities/limitations.
  • Oversee custom integrations with other products. Define custom integrations to ensure final product meets customer requirements. Define data management plans, custom reports, and user portals.
  • Define ad hoc and routine reports as requested. Provide written and verbal status reports.
  • Train customer and partner key users. Support training groups in preparation of course materials and delivery of courses both internally and externally as needed.
  • Develop and execute product test plans. Support the customer during user acceptance testing cycle by resolving issues, answering questions, and guiding them through the process. Deliver onsite assistance to key users during acceptance testing.

 The Orientation Process

  • A two-to-three-week onboarding session will take place at our headquarters in Israel, where you will be trained on Fox Training Management System concepts and functionality.
  • Two-to-three months of on-the-job training will take place at the U.S. Army ATIS site, until the expertise to lead the implementation of our solution is assimilated.

Our Wish List 

The successful candidate will be a talented and motivated individual with the following attributes:

Education, Work Experience, Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree from a leading four-year accredited college or university (analytic discipline a plus).
  • Minimum of five years of experience in implementation of training management systems (preferred!) or other business management information systems, at leading enterprises.
  • Professional experience in business analysis, requirements definition, data migration and management, change management and training of key-users.
  • Experience working with senior officers and military SMEs and/or TRADOC organizations such as Centers of Excellence (COEs), training commands, and military schools – a great advantage.
  • U.S. citizenship – required.
  • Secret Security Clearance – an advantage.
  • Ability to successfully pass a company background and government security check.
  • English fluency (Hebrew an asset).
  • MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio.
  • Live in Washington DC area or willing to relocate to there.

Skills and Approach

  • Solid analytical and technical software application skills. Proven ability to learn new software applications quickly and thoroughly.
  • High level analytical, documentation and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong collaboration and team-building skills.
  • Self-motivated, resilient, able to assume responsibility and work autonomously in a professional manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; a true diplomat, good listener, and articulate conversationalist.
  • Outstanding written, organizational and time management skills.
  • Big-picture, out-of-the-box, pragmatic and creative thinker with analytical reasoning power.
  • Can-do, results-oriented, win-win and go-the-extra-mile attitude.
  • Sense of accountability over customer execution and delivery.
Send your CV to Tali Tzuk, Director of Human Resources: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Senior Front-End Developer

We are currently seeking to expand our R&D team with an experienced and talented Senior Front-End /Mobile Developer

Job Requirements                                                              

  • Expert in Angular 5 framework, including building mobile apps (using mobile hybrid frameworks, like Ionic)
  • Experience with responsive frameworks (like Bootstrap)
  • Thorough understanding of standard enterprise application requirements, including scalability, performance, reliability, high availability etc.
  • Passion for a neat UI
  • Outstanding drive and communication skills
  • Experience in Agile development methodology
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/software engineering or elite software army unit graduate
  • Experience with C# programming language and .Net framework – an advantage

Please send CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Project Manager

We are currently seeking to expand our Customer Solutions & Delivery team and are looking for an experienced and talented International Project Manager.

Responsibilities
  • Comprehensively deliver Britannica’s system to customers, from sale through final deployment.
  • Planning, tracking and managing all project aspects, including:
  • Hands-on involvement in all project tasks and project team management (3-4 people, Matrix management structure).
  • Customer requirements specification.
  • Functional and technological solutions definition.
  • Solution implementation, including integration and migration.
  • Project management, including resources and budget.
  • Customer relationship management.


Skills and experience
  • At least three years of proven experience as a Project Manager – required.
  • Proven experience in international integrative software deployment to large-scale organizations – required.
  • High-level English – required.
  • Cross-organizational business systems and cross-organizational workflow analysis experience – required.
  • An ability to lead a team members in a matrix organization: product, infrastructure, technology, integration and deployment.
  • Enterprise systems implementation experience in ERP, CRM, billing or others – significant advantage.
  • Willingness to travel internationally (8-10 trips annually), customarily for periods of one week.
Personal characteristics
  • Ability to work under pressure with deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sense of accountability over customer execution and delivery.
  • Strong collaboration and team-building skills.
  • Self-motivated, resilient, fast learner, able to assume responsibility and work autonomously in a professional manner.
  • Hunger for success, a high level of commitment and motivation.

Send your CV to Tali Tzuk, Director of Human Resources: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

QA Engineer

Britannica seeks a talented QA engineer to join our team in planning new test procedures for existing functionality as well as for new features and freshly developed products. Tests are implemented both manually and automatically.

The candidate will be part of QA team, and will work closely with the development team throughout the entire development lifecycle: beginning with feature spec, through technical design, unit test and end-to-end QA tests (manual and automatic).

Requirements:
  • 2-3 years of experience planning and performing QA tests
  • Experience with QA methodologies and documentation
  • Experience with Agile methodology – a big advantage
  • Proven previous experience in characterizing and documenting bugs in different systems (Jira is preferred)
  • Experience with developing automatic tests – a big advantage
  • Experience with testing Mobile apps – an advantage
  • English at high level
  • Team player
  • BA degree in a relevant field – computer science (preferred), information systems, industrial engineering, or a relevant retraining course
  • We will consider outstanding graduates with no QA experience, as long as they have a passion to enter the world of Quality Assurance.

We will consider outstanding graduates with no QA experience, as long as they have a passion to enter the world of Quality Assurance.              


Send your CV to Tali Tzuk, Director of Human Resources: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Army LMS System Implementer

Candidate will work onsite at IDF military bases located in the south of the country

Requirements
  • Proven previous experience as a trainer or command
  • Familiarity and experience working with the Bareket system – an advantage
  • Familiarity with the world of military training – an advantage
  • Background in computing technology – required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel in particular
  • People influencer
  • An officer's rank – an advantage
  • Residence: the south (Beersheva or Eilat area)

Employment Structure

  • Work commences September/October 2015
  • Full-time, five days a week OR part-time, perfect for students (second-year and above), minimum two days a week during daylight hours (50% capacity).
  • Payment on an hourly wage basis
  • One year contract required
  • Work onsite at IDF bases in the south
  • The job requires meeting the requirements to obtain security clearance
Send your CV to Tali Tzuk, Director of Human Resources: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.