DreamWare Will Hire and Train Veterans in Naples, Florida

A Naples-based tech company will hire and train 40 veterans using funding provided by the FL VETS Business Training Grant Program.

 

Veterans Florida, through the FL VETS Business Training Grant Program, awarded DreamWare Inc. hires veterans$160,689.93 to DreamWare, Inc., a Naples-based technology company, to hire and train 40 new veterans. DreamWare is the first grant recipient under this program established by the Florida GI Bill.

DreamWare launched Car Lister in 2014 and continues to grow. To ensure they have the talent to expand, CEO Bryan Harmon is seeking hardworking, dedicated and reliable individuals to become members of his team. Bryan, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran himself, knows veterans are a valuable asset to his company.

Over the next several months, DreamWare anticipates that it will fill the following positions: Administrative Assistant, Graphic Designer, Java Spring Developer, Javascript Developer, System Automation Developer, Social Support Specialist. Job descriptions for these positions and instructions for applying can be found below.

“As a veteran, recruiting former service members to join the DreamWare team is important to me. Adrian Kerr, Director of Corporate Training at Florida Southwestern State College, told us about the program and helped us set up some of the training for these new veteran employees,” says DreamWare’s CEO, Bryan Harmon.

“I’m excited to hire more of my fellow veterans, and the training grant from Veterans Florida helps us to do that.”

Job Openings at DreamWare, Inc.

Interested in working for a tech startup? DreamWare, Inc. creates unique web applications built for worldwide scalability. The team is focused on developing responsive web applications and services to improve mobile eCommerce. They’re presently hiring for their latest web application: CarLister.co.

Car Lister is the first social eCommerce platform for buying and selling cars. Utilizing a patent-pending listing algorithm fine-tuned for the automotive industry, Car Lister provides accessible tools to help dealerships quickly manage and edit inventory online, as well as help individuals buy and sell cars. On Car Lister’s social platform automotive industry insiders, car lovers, buyers & sellers, and dealers can connect and enjoy their very own social network to share their topic of interest.

To apply for the job openings, email Abigail Phillips with questions and/or resumes at abby.p@dreamwareinc.co.

 

 

Java Spring Developer
Full-time position; $60-120k salary, depending on experience and if housing is needed.

Requirements for the position:
• Minimum 3 years of related work experience; includes related experience gained in service
• Demonstrable proficiency in Java, MySQL
• Strong computer science fundamentals (object-oriented, design patterns and algorithms)
• Previous experience working in the Spring framework with knowledge of MVC, Boot, Data, Batch and Security
• Proficient with RESTful design patterns
• Experience using version control (Subversion, Git)
• Java Script: 3 years


 

Systems Automation Developer
Full-time position; $60-120k salary, depending on experience and if housing is needed.

Requirements for the position:
• Minimum 3 years of related work experience; includes related experience gained in service
• Strong computer science fundamentals (object-oriented, design-patterns)
• Demonstrable proficiency
• Programming/Scripting: Java, shell, python, ruby/chef
• Application Administration: Tomcat7 (clustered environment) , MySql, Postgres, Apache2, nginx
• Systems Administration: Ubuntu, Centos, OSX
• Cloud Technologies: OpenStack, RackSpace APIs
• Build Systems: maven
• Experience using version control (Subversion, Git)
• DevOps experience is a must either Bamboo, GitLab, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, SaltStack
• JavaScript: 3 years


 

Javascript Developer
Full-time position; $60-120k salary, depending on experience and if housing is needed.

Requirements for the position:
• Minimum 3 years of related work experience; includes related experience gained in service
• Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML5, XML, JSON and XHTML
• Previous experience working with JQuery, Bootstrap, Spring MVC web and RESTful web service framework
• Knowledge of JSTL and Thymeleaf
• Strong computer science fundamentals (object-oriented, design-patterns)
• Experience using version control (Subversion, Git)
• JavaScript: 3 years


 

Graphic Designer
Full-time position; $15 an hour.

We’re looking for an energized, hard working and self motivated employee for our latest web application CarLister.co. You will be responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. You will be working closely with our in-house marketing team to ensure the creative aspect is executed precisely.

Designs required would be for a huge variety of products and activities, such as web products, advertising, books, magazines, posters, product packaging, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications, corporate identity and creative conceptual thinking.
The work demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

You may be involved in managing more than one design brief at a time and allocating the relevant amount of time according to the value of the job. Job requirements include:
• Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research
• Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
• Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time
• Presenting finalized ideas and concepts
• Working with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD)
• Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work
• Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief
• Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches
• Working on layouts and artwork pages ready for print
• Must be well skilled and keep up to date with design programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat (After Effects, Dreamweaver and Premier Pro is a plus)
• Developing interactive design
• Working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, other designers, managers, web developers and marketing specialists


 

Social Support Specialist
Full-time position; $13.00 /hour

We are looking for an energized, hard-working and self-motivating employee. Being friendly and flexible with new tasks will make you an asset to this position.

Job Duties:
• Keeping in contact with assigned car dealerships through email, phone calls and web meetings.
• Regularly keeping up-to-date on your assigned tasks.
• Being able to comfortably speak to people in professional and effective ways.
• Familiar with problem-solving, documentation skills and multi-tasking.
• Basic understanding of social media and the web is preferred. Knowing how to write articulately and use grammar correctly is also a plus. If you have distinguishing talents in terms of internet, technology, marketing, design or sales, please be sure to include them in your email so we can better determine where you may fit in the company.
• Customer Service experience required.


 

Marketing Associate
Full-time position; $36,000.00 salary

We are currently looking to add an experienced, full-time, in-house marketing director to our growing team. In this role, you will work with a team of out-of-the-box thinkers and doers in a high-energy, fun environment. This is an incredibly unique opportunity to have direct impact on a company in hyper growth with a technology that everyone wants. Compensation will be based on experience. This will be a fun yet challenging role intertwining traditional marketing with grassroots and innovative approaches mixed in.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the CEO on new marketing strategies and campaigns
  • Write SEO optimized articles for the company blog
  • Conceptualize social media campaigns
  • Write effective ad copy for online and print graphics
  • Collaborate with PR to ensure a solid brand message across all media
  • Work alongside our graphics and video team to ensure brand consistency
  • Use analytics data to continuously optimize campaigns and boost results
  • Generate ideas for new features and campaigns, heavily tailored to the automotive industry.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to help meet user and dealer acquisition goals
  • Identify ongoing research needs, make recommendations, manage research projects.
  • Ability to balance multiple and varied projects at the same time

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree plus 2-6 years experience related to marketing and/or e-commerce;  includes related experience gained in service
  • Passionate, entrepreneurial self-starter that works well with others.
  • Strong technical skills or ability to quickly learn technical concepts (iOS, smartphones, tablets)
  • Proactive, energetic attitude and desire to work in a results-oriented and deadline-driven environment
  • Being a team player and being able to collaborate well with others.
  • Motivated and resourceful with great leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills showcasing impeccable grammar and spelling.
  • Understand the value of working in a start-up environment

 

Sales Associate
Full-time position; $36,000.00 salary

We are looking for an energized, hard-working, and self-motivating employee. Being friendly and flexible with new tasks will make you an asset to this position. When responding to this ad please include your resume. Please let us know if you have any further questions concerning this position.

Job requirements:

For this position, we are looking for a well-articulated individual with extensive sales experience. Feel comfortable giving 10-minute pitches to strangers and using webinars to convey a message. Experience in the auto industry is a plus but not required.

  • Experience in Sales.
  • Comfortable giving pitch via webinars.
  • Friendly and well articulated.
  • Comfortable giving 10 minutes pitches to strangers.
  • Auto Industry knowledge is a bonus.

 

Administrative Assistant
Full-time position; $12 an hour.
We’re looking for an energized, hard working, and self-motivated employee to answer and filter our main phone and respond to support questions. Must have knowledge in how to operate apple devices along with Excel, Microsoft Word, and Google Docs, grammar and proofreading. Being friendly and flexible with new tasks will be an asset to this position. Experience preferred.

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