Careers

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Gold Business Partner, VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California.

At VAI you will have the opportunity to work with a seasoned team of directors and developers who have helped create what S2K is today. Our company has a dynamic and exciting environment that will challenge you as you develop your career. Established in 1978, VAI continues to grow year after year.

The following positions are currently available:

ERP Software Sales Representative

VAI is seeking ambitious and results driven Enterprise Sales Representatives to help us grow revenue by bringing on new customers. This is a unique opportunity for highly motivated sales professionals with experience selling enterprise software solutions, the aptitude to understand new technology, and the ability to efficiently conduct software demonstrations. As a VAI Enterprise Sales Representative, you will be responsible for selling ERP Software to companies throughout North America. You will be assisted by other members of the VAI sales team to help you in identifying potential opportunities and work with you to manage the sales process through to signed agreements.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage a sales territory, either vertical or geographical
  • Qualify opportunities and implement sales campaigns
  • Fully understand the business requirements of prospects and customers
  • Conduct ERP software demonstrations and match features and benefits to the customers business requirements
  • Provide accurate and timely sales forecasts
  • Manage the short and medium term pipeline
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience of new business sales
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field
  • Proven sales success
  • An accomplished track record of selling multi-level to business, technical and IT people
  • Business application, e.g. ERP, Supply Chain, and CRM
  • Background of ERP markets and businesses preferred
  • Quickly qualify opportunities and key strategic positions for each new prospect
  • Build and maintain relationships at the "C" and "VP" levels of the defined
  • Accounting Background

Jr Network Administrator

The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, with patience and ability to work in dynamic environment and follows procedures with the following experience.

  • Documentation (Visio, Lucid, Dia)
  • Switches (VLANs, Trunks), Ethernet Link Aggregation (Port-channel, Ether-channel)
  • *nix (CLI)
  • Firewalls (Access Policies), VPN (IPSec, SSL)
  • Routers (IGP: OSPF, EIGRP and static routes)
  • Project Management
  • Security aware (understands implications of lazy network security
  • Decent general trouble-shooting (ability to break a problem down and solve)

Linux Administrator

We are seeking a Linux Systems Administrator (SysAdmin) who will assist our Data Center & applications teams in building and maintaining critical systems that support our customer's businesses. Candidates should have in-depth, hands-on experience in Linux OS (RHEL/SUSE) and VMWare and basic networking knowledge. Additionally, they should be familiar with Bourne shell scripting and should able to run, maintain, and write basic scripts. The position will be divided between maintaining servers in our private cloud infrastructure, and providing support and expertise to our clients as needed. You will be interfacing with IT staff at our clients as well as their servers.

Skills Required:
  • Respond to incidents and handle support requests for a variety of technologies related to our hosted and on premise applications
  • At least 5+ years of experience in relevant technologies
  • Core skills/technologies: RHEL, Red Hat Satellite, Intermediate Bash scripting
  • Break/fix, provisioning & decom, patching, migrations, troubleshooting and resolving system OS, software, and performance issues
  • Hands-on knowledge of Linux operating system environment & VMWare VSphere. Knowledge of storage technology a +
  • Experience in a variety of sizes and types of environment
  • Application server experience (Websphere, Apache Tomcat) a +
  • PCI/DSS-3 familiarity a +
  • IBM Power Systems knowledge a +

Project Director

Must have experience in managing projects and demonstrate leadership abilities. This role includes architecting, designing, configuring, developing, testing, integrating, implementing, and supporting VAI’s S2K software. You will work with a team of programmers. Some travel is necessary. Salary is highly competitive. Additional information is available by request.

RPG Programmer

Experienced RPG programmer that can assist in the design, development, testing, and implementation of VAI’s S2K software. Must have the following technical skills:

  • IBM i (AS/400, iSeries) operating system
  • DB2, SDA, CL Language, SQL, RPG ILE Program