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Local Tech Recruiters -- Hiring!

Last week, I made my way up to North Campus and visited the Ann Arbor Tech Fair, which was hosted by UM's Electrical Engineering and Computer Sceience Department and Eta Kappa Nu.

While at the fair, I visited with recruiters from ten local companies. Many of the recruiters had at least heard of SI, but some were very familiar with our school and were interested in learning more about how to get in touch with students. I've added all of the contacts to iTrack and you will be seeing some of these local organizations at SI next term. Please see below for some information on these local organiztaions. Note that most of them are not only Michigan based, but also have offices around the country or even the world. I encourage you to check their websites out and see if they have a position open that fits your skills and interests!

Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks delivers network security and operational performance for global business networks. From the service provider cloud to the enterprise core, the Arbor Peakflow network behavior analysis and anomaly detection solution delivers unmatched network-wide visibility and scalability to defend against a wide range of threats, including worms, data theft, DDoS attacks, botnets and more. Arbor Peakflow enables businesses to harden their networks, maintain business continuity and prevent the loss of customer confidence.

HandyLab, Inc.
HandyLab, Inc is dedicated to the development, manufacture and sale of novel diagnostic products based on its patented and proprietary microfluidic, miniaturized real time PCR, and nucleic acid extraction technologies. HandyLab's target markets include hospital and clinical reference laboratories. The company focuses on applications requiring a high degree of sensitivity, specificity and speed in testing capabilities.

Keepsake Software
Keepsake Software is the leader and inventor of 'Flowchart Programming Technology' supporting thousands of PC Based applications in the automotive industry and elsewhere. Founded by a team of seasoned professionals in 1998, Keepsake Software has successfully deployed and supported over 3,000 installations in the automotive industry. Originally, the company utilized its software technology specifically in the automotive industry. Today, Keepsake Software is currently adopting its software and flowcharting technology into diverse markets enabling the company to grow and introduce innovative products.

Media Genesis
Media Genesis provides website and Internet application development for companies of all sizes. We specialize in corporate and consumer website development, and in creating web-based training programs.

Merit Network, Inc
Merit Network, Inc. is a nonprofit, member-owned organization formed in 1966 to design and implement a computer network between public universities in Michigan. After 40 years of innovation, Merit continues to provide high-performance networking and services to the research and education communities in Michigan and beyond. Merit is also actively involved in various research projects including the development of network traffic visualization tools, effective data extraction from large volumes of network data, and the identification and mitigation of Botnets. Merit is actively seeking highly talented students to work in some of these projects on both a full-time basis as well through internships (summer or regular semester).

Nortel
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that enhance the human experience, ignite and power global commerce, and secure and protect the world's most critical information. Serving both service provider and enterprise customers, Nortel delivers innovative technology solutions encompassing end-to-end broadband, Voice over IP, multimedia services and applications, and wireless broadband designed to help people solve the world's greatest challenges.

SRT Solutions
SRT Solutions provides custom software development and mentoring. SRT Solutions’ expertise is working with software developers on-site on their current projects, teaching them to apply new technologies to current projects. Unlike its competitors that learn new technologies at a client’s request, SRT Solutions is a leader in emerging technology, enabling it to apply cutting-edge innovations to client problems.

Urban Science
Founded in 1977, Urban Science is a strategic consulting firm that provides customized intelligent solutions to companies seeking to increase the market share and profitability of their retail networks. Using advanced data analytics, informed strategic insight and robust planning tools Urban Science delivers critical competitive, cost and customer-relationship advantages for our customers. Urban Science’s success is based on exceptional data-collection and analysis which yield scientific information that drives network performance. Statistical modeling, market benchmarking, segmentation analysis, market profiling and advanced data mining are examples of Urban Science tools to maximize sales-channel performance. Our experienced consultants design, develop and implement strategically sound sales-channel initiatives. Real-world experience, disciplined processes and proprietary methodologies are applied to help gauge market opportunity, assess competitive strengths, develop performance standards and create effective marketing programs. Urban Science's World Headquarters is in Detroit, Michigan, and serves its global clientele from offices in the United States, Spain, France, England, Germany, Italy, Australia, The Netherlands, Mexico, China and Japan.

Workforce Software
Workforce Software develops and implements web-based, enterprise application software for employee time and attendance. Our customers are large organizations who need to manage their workforce with an enterprise class web-based time and attendance system. Our solution is gaining widespread acceptance as the industry-leading solution for organizations wishing to automate their time and attendance processes. Our system has the right functionality and technology and we continue to make large investments in new functionality to maintain our market leading position. We have experienced 5 years of explosive growth averaging over 100% per year, and were recently ranked the 147th fastest growing company in North America on Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500.

Zattoo
Zattoo acquires, transports and presents quick-start, long-play streaming video in one browser for all channels for broadband users anywhere. Zattoo is the only provider of P2P IPTV to provide users with diverse and desired content of the highest possible video quality in one browser, while dramatically reducing cost and increasing reach for broadcasters and enabling advertisers to leverage the best aspects of both web-based and traditional television advertising methods. Zattoo partners with broadcasters and advertisers to serve consumers with a wide selection of content from various sources in one easy-to-use web interface. Developed by leading researchers and software engineers from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), Zattoo offers a state-of-the-art, commercial peer-to-peer network optimized for streaming video that is uniquely capable of serving the specific needs of consumers, broadcasters, content owners and advertisers.

Other organizations that are local and registered for the Ann Arbor Tech Fair, but were not present during my visit include the following:
Computer & Engineering Services, Inc.
MBM Consulting
Menlo Innovations LLC

Posted by kkowatch at November 20, 2007 10:47 AM

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