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Account Executive - Smart City Solutions

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company. We have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every team member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.
 
Municipal Owned Utilities are actively seeking solutions for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for core grid modernization technology and a complementary suite of integrated solutions that supports a wide range of utility use cases beyond AMI, thus enabling automation to propel their City toward building of the utility of the 21st century. 
 
OATI is seeking highly motivated sales hunters and results-orientated individuals responsible for generating revenue for OATI’s industry leading Smart City Grid Modernization solutions, specifically OATI’s IOT-based Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to grow this new AMI market disruptive solution. Other complementary solutions include e.g. Smart Thermostat Demand Response, Conservation Voltage Reduction and DRMS/DERMS applications that will allow a City Municipal to intelligently manage peak load. This position focuses solely on municipal owned electric utilities.
 
Successful candidates will possess an aggressive and strategic prospecting skill set and a consultative approach to sales. Successful candidates will have a passion for technology and either will be, or will become a subject matter expert on OATI’s portfolio. This position is responsible for developing an annual territory sales plan and identifying specific actions to achieve assigned targets/goals and quotas. Performance will be measured by new bookings, recognized revenue plus sales pipeline growth and the ability to attain other sales objectives. Key responsibilities include: prospecting, building a sales pipeline, moving opportunities through the sales cycle; proposing, presenting, discussing solutions, and closing business. Other responsibilities include: market analysis, sales strategy development, tradeshow support, and proposal writing and sales reporting. Collaboration with technical staff, other colleagues, and supporting the overall team effort within the sales organization is expected.
 
This position requires extensive customer outreach and or travel. Experience in electric utility industry operations, AMR/AMI, demand management, smart thermostat solutions, and or related fields are highly preferred. A knowledge of grid modernization, smart cities, microgrids, demand response, distributed energy resource management and/or related areas are highly desirable. Preference is for a Minneapolis-based position but candidates could be based within a designated regional territory upon further discussions. This position has high growth potential.
 
Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or related discipline
  • Experience with AMI/AMR and related technology
  • Minimum of 10 years of sales experience or equivalent, including exposure to utility/distribution industry
  • Proven success identifying and closing new business
  • Broad knowledge of the fundamental constructs of smart cities
  • Broad knowledge of the fundamental constructs of AMI or AMR or metering systems in general
  • Ability to develop and maintain customer relationships at all levels, including C-level staff
  • Ability to build and manage a large, multi-year pipeline
  • Customer-centric mindset, ability to translate customer issues/needs into profitable business solutions
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
Other Requirements:
  • The position will focus on municipal owned electric utilities.
  •  Knowledge or experience with  municipal owned utility business processes and budget cycles
  • Travel: Expected 50%+
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • All prospective employees are required to provide a minimum of one relevant work reference
OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.
 
Extra Benefits: OATI Fitness Center, onsite cafeteria that offers breakfast and lunch, games and books for coworkers to enjoy during break, intramural activities like basketball, soccer, Frisbee golf, volleyball, and many more!
 
To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.
 
OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.
 
OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.
 

Administrative Coordinator

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI has immediate openings for Administrative Coordinator positions. Administrative Coordinators provide support to OATI staff and customers by performing a variety of complex administrative and clerical tasks in the Administrative Support area. These tasks typically include document organization and formatting, filing, data entry, communication with customers on behalf of OATI staff, internal document routing, receptionist tasks, and collaboration with other departments to complete inter-departmental projects.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience providing administrative support and an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and organize multiple projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Creative/good level of initiative, good sense of ownership
  • Knowledge of Microsoft® Office products
    • Previous experience with Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project is a plus
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

OATI offers part time employment up to 29 hours a week. Full time employment includes competitive salary and benefits, 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.

OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Associate Embedded Firmware Engineer

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI is seeking an Associate Embedded Firmware Engineer. Working under the direction of Senior Firmware Engineers, this person will work on the definition, design and implementation and validation of embedded firmware running on microcontrollers. Coursework in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and hands on experience working with IDEs and embedded C is desired.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or other comparable degree or certification with relevant work experience
  • Coursework or experience developing embedded firmware for microcontroller based-systems
  • Coursework or experience with embedded RTOS configuration and implementation
  • Experience with IDEs developing Embedded C applications
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN 

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with low level drivers for UARTs, SPI, I2C, Timers and ADCs
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Associate Project Manager

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI Associate Project Manager - 0-3 Years' Experience Required
OATI is seeking business and legal professionals for positions as Associate Project Managers who are responsible for assisting in managing complex software application deployments within the energy industry. The position requires demonstrated proficiency in communication, problem analysis, and ability to review and understand industry business practices and standards. Successful candidates will guide customer-facing projects that feature software solutions for utility clients responsible for managing electrical grid system operations. OATI professionals lead client and vendor teams responsible for the development and delivery of OATI regulatory, compliance, transmission, energy trading, transmission scheduling, energy accounting, and settlement solutions. These positions provide opportunities in a fast-paced environment working on the latest industry initiatives and the inherent growth opportunities. Some positions may begin as a Customer Systems Analyst in the OATI help desk for 10-12 months to learn more about OATI products and customers. Bachelor's degree required, however adequate industry work experience in system operations and IT will also be considered. Legal experience is a plus.
 
Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree. Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school is a plus
  • 0-3 years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with ability to acquire new skills
  • Working knowledge of legal aspects of compliance and regulatory standards (a plus)
  • Working knowledge of FERC, NERC, and NAESB regulations and standards (a plus)
  • Legal experience (a plus) 
  • Travel Required
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permenant Resident
  • Local to MN

OATI offers part time employment up to 29 hours a week. Full time employment includes competitive salary and benefits, 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

 

Building Systems Operator

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company. We have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every team member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI is seeking a Building Systems Operator (BSO) to maintain, operate, and optimize building automation and electrical systems. OATI’s BSO group is growing and looking to add additional qualified staff to the team.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 2 years technical certificate or diploma for HVAC, Electrical Systems/Metering, or 2 years of building systems operation experience. 
  • 1-3 years direct experience with building systems maintenance and/or operations
  • Valid US driver’s license
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN
  • Prior experience with the following technology is a plus:
    • Building automation and monitoring systems
    • Experience with mechanical/electrical metering products
    • Experience with cogeneration, microgrids, renewable energy, energy storage

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Can interpret engineering diagrams
  • Works well in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to identify electrical/mechanical controls and systems issues
  • Detail, quality, and documentation oriented personality
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite of applications

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Building Systems Assistant

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company. We have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every team member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI is seeking a Building Systems Assistant to assist the Building Systems Operations (BSO) group to maintain, operate, and optimize building automation and electrical systems. OATI’s BSO group is growing and looking to add additional qualified staff to the team.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 2 year technical certificate or diploma for HVAC, Electrical Systems/Metering, or 2 years of building systems operation experience. 
  • Valid US driver’s license
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Can interpret engineering diagrams
  • Works well in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to identify electrical and mechanical controls and systems issues
  • Willing to learn new systems/tasks
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite of applications

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.

 

OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Communications Specialist – Framework Development Group

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI is currently looking for an innovative, creative, and problem solving Communications Specialist – Framework Development Group to join our growing team in Minneapolis, MN. An OATI Communications Specialist – Framework Development Group will help to improve a large number of OATI products as well as assist in designing new products. The Communications Specialist – Framework Development Group will gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and SMEs, quickly understand and evaluate user interface and experience for multiple complex systems, and execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to development. In addition, an OATI Communications Specialist – Framework Development Group will develop dashboard prototypes and interactive wireframes to guide application design, identify and troubleshoot UX problems, and adhere to style standards on fonts, colors, and images.
 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • This position requires a 2 or 4 year degree in Interaction Design, Communication Design, or related field
  • Portfolio or personal website showing expert-level delivery of UI/UX projects
  • 1-2 years’ experience designing UI for multiple form factors (mobile/tablet/desktop)
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite – especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and Adobe XD
  • Deep understanding of UX process, such as researching, designing, prototyping, testing, etc
  • Experience in creating site maps, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, Dynamic HTML, and CSS
  • Knowledge and experience of open source JavaScript framework is desired
  • Knowledge of mobile development platforms is a plus
  • Experience in exporting assets for development
  • Ability to discuss and explain design options
  • Microsoft Word Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • Quantitative and user behavior analysis skills
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN
  • Ability to provide stellar service while handling competing priorities

Other Requirements:

  • A successful candidate must be highly self-motivated, a quick learner, comfortable with accountability, and demonstrate a passion and commitment to quality products and service
  • Must be able to work as part of a team under the guidance of senior staff and/or management

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Customer Systems Analyst

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI is recruiting for an entry level Customer Systems Analyst positions. Enthusiastic, career-minded individuals with a strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork are encouraged to apply. The Customer Systems Analyst will respond to queries, run diagnostic protocols, isolate problems, and determine and implement solutions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Professionally and courteously answer calls/email messages to address customer needs
  • Provide first-level technical support for end users; opening, updating and closing Help Desk Tickets
  • Troubleshoot OATI issues with customers, quality assurance testing, rotating on-call service, technical training, and many other exciting projects
  • Accurately document the details of the user request or issue, document the diagnostic steps performed when troubleshooting the issue, and assist the user with resolution using existing procedures and documentation

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to, experience in, or knowledge of professional customer support best practices
  • Must enjoy building relationships with customers
  • Must be customer-focused, self-motivated, a quick learner, and demonstrate passion and commitment to quality customer service
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

OATI offers part time employment up to 29 hours a week. Full time employment includes competitive salary and benefits, 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Sales Executive - EV Charging Solution

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company. We have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every team member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.
 
Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is extremely important to advance EV adoption by making the EV driver ownership experience convenient. Aside from critical environmental benefits, EV chargers are also invigorating new revenue streams for electric utilities. And, EV drivers go where they can charge, so public chargers benefit business and cities with EV driver related foot traffic and dwell time. As a long time, dedicated, and industry leading, solution provider to the electric industry, OATI has leveraged its core competencies in energy, software development and technology adaption and is accelerating into the Smart EV Charging solution market space with EVolution (www.evolutionEVnetwork.com). These positions will have the opportunity to establish and grow this new disruptive solution set to electric utilities, cities and municipalities, and other key market segments TBD.
 
OATI is seeking a team of highly motivated, EV-centric sales hunters and results-orientated individuals responsible for generating large revenue and market share for OATI’s EVolution Smart Charge Station Management solution. These positions present the opportunity for extensive exposure to customers and thus require excellent communication, relationship building and sales skills, as well as EV charger technical knowledge.
 
Successful candidates will possess an aggressive and strategic prospecting skill set and a consultative approach to sales. Successful candidates will have a passion for EV adoption and related technology and is expected to have deep subject matter expertise in EV charging. This position is responsible for developing an annual territory sales plan and identifying specific actions to achieve assigned targets/goals and quotas. Performance will be measured by the number of new charge ports sold, new bookings, recognized revenue, and sales pipeline growth. Key responsibilities include: prospecting, building a sales pipeline, moving opportunities through the sales cycle; preparing technical and commercial proposals, presenting, discussing solutions, and closing business. Other responsibilities include: market analysis, sales strategy development, tradeshow support, and proposal writing and sales reporting. Collaboration with other technical staff, other colleagues, and supporting the overall team effort within the sales organization is expected.
 
This position requires extensive customer outreach and travel. Experience in the EV charging industry is a must. Experience and or knowledge of electric utility industry operations and or related fields are appreciated. A knowledge of grid modernization, smart cities, microgrids, demand response, distributed energy resource management and/or related areas are desirable. Preference is for a Minneapolis-based position but candidates could be based within a designated regional territory upon further discussions. This position has high growth potential.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or power systems engineering, business or related discipline
  • Experience and/or knowledge with EV charging and related technology
  • Experience and/or knowledge the automotive industry and or related technology
  • Preference for a minimum of 5 to 10 years of sales experience or equivalent
  • Proven success identifying and closing new business
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain customer relationships
  • Proven ability to build and manage a large, multi-year pipeline
  • Customer-centric mindset, ability to translate customer issues/needs into profitable business solutions
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
Other Requirements:
  • Travel: Expected 60%+
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • All prospective employees are required to provide a minimum of one relevant work reference
OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.
 
To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.
 
OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.
 
OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.
 

Finance Specialist

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI has immediate part-time openings for entry-level Finance Specialist I positions. A successful candidate will be self-motivated, highly organized, and have a desire to learn and diversify their skill set.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with A/R and AP
  • Interacting with national and international customer base
  • Working closely with intracompany departments
  • Preparing customer invoices and statements
  • Posting customer payments
  • Reconcile customer accounts
  • Assist with the full accounts payable cycle from receipt of invoices to payment; including coding invoices, matching purchase order, obtaining approval, and entering the invoices into the accounting system
  • Receives, researches, and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
  • Assist in ad hoc projects as needed
  • Assist with month end close

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of associate’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under deadlines; sense of urgency and strong organizational skills
  • Must have good PC skills, including strong internet navigation skills
  • Must have good math skills
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

OATI offers part time employment up to 29 hours a week with potential to become full time. Full time employment includes competitive salary and benefits, 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to: 
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Front Desk Receptionist

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.
 
OATI has immediate openings for Front Desk Receptionist positions.  The Front Desk Receptionist is responsible for internal and external meeting room reservations and webcast set up; assigning badges to guests as well as new employees. Answering phones and directing callers to the appropriate destination, stocking and managing office supplies; coordination of shipments and deliveries, assessing inventory of building and office supplies and working with outside vendors, booking travel; security: managing gate entrance, observing/responding to turnstile errors (alarms, tailgating, assisting guests, reporting errors), reporting/documenting failed badges to IT, reporting/responding to alarms (turnstiles, parking lot gates, main entrance doors, etc.), and reporting any suspicious activity. This is a perfect position for someone seeking longevity and professional growth. This position will report to Bloomington location but may be asked to report to N.E. Minneapolis location occasionally to provide support.
 
Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of associate’s degree in related field preferred; an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered
  • Strong attention to detail, computer skills (MS Office), phone etiquette, organization, and ability to manage multiple assignments will be important to this position
  • The candidate must be professional and courteous, but be comfortable working independently and showcasing strong time management and multitasking skills
  • The candidate must be willing to report to both our Bloomington, MN and N.E. Minneapolis locations
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN
 
OATI offers part time employment up to 29 hours a week OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.
 
To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting
 
OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.
 
OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Junior Hardware Engineer

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI is seeking a Junior Hardware Engineer with experience defining, designing, validating and working through production of microprocessor and microcontroller based systems. The ideal candidate will have 1 year of work experience in this area. Additionally, having experience with wireless modules and RF understanding is desired. Skills and understanding of switch mode power supplies and implementing PMIC solutions is also desired.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering  
  • 1 year of experience designing microprocessor/microcontroller based systems
  • 1 year of experience designing and integrating wireless systems
  • Radio Frequency (RF) communication development experience
  • Experience with agency certifications and testing such as FCC, UL, etc.

Other Requirements:

  • Schematic capture, circuit analysis, circuit simulation
  • Microprocessor based system design and testing
  • Ability to define and implement hardware test solutions for production functional test
  • Experience with DDR Memories and PMICs
  • Understanding of EMC/EMI and ESD design principles is important
  • Ability to interface with contract manufacturers for production and test issues 
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Network Administrator

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI Network Administration team is growing and we’re looking for qualified candidates to fill multiple positions. OATI Network Administrators work with other members of the IT Department to support all aspects of the Network Infrastructure. A successful candidate will have experience working with network infrastructure devices and protocols, and a proven ability to design, deploy, and maintain solutions supporting high-availability network infrastructures. Candidates must be highly motivated and will be required to respond to and provide resolutions to problems on a timely basis. This position involves the planning, configuring, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting of a variety of network systems.

Working as part of a team you may be required to perform these tasks on: switches, routers, load balancers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, IP telephony systems, wireless network devices, VPN devices, and other supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure components. Candidates with extensive experience designing, maintain, and supporting IT infrastructure are highly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience and/or industry certifications/degree such as:
    • Cisco-CCNP/CCIE
    • F5-CA/CTS/CSE
    • Arista-ACE/ALE/APE
    • CompTIA-Network+/Security+
    • Aruba-ACMA/ACMP/ACMX/ACSA/ACSP
    • Wireshark-WCNA
    • A.S./A.A.S in Information Technology, Network Administration, Computer Science, or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 24/7 availability as part of an on-call rotation
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license 
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

Preferred Skills in One or More Areas:

  • Cisco routing, including experience with dynamic routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF)
  • Cisco switching, including an understanding of VLANs, trunking, and spanning-tree
  • Building and supporting Cisco ASA and/or Palo Alto firewalls
  • Cisco voice network solutions including: Call Manager, Unity, and Jabber
  • Support and troubleshoot wireless network technologies (Cisco and Aruba preferred)
  • Troubleshooting connection issues on data circuits (T1, T3, Metro Ethernet)
  • Using network monitoring tools to identify and respond to network related problems
  • HP or Arista switching
  • Experience deploying or supporting F5 load balancing solutions (LTM/DNS)
  • Support of remote access VPN solutions
  • Experience working with various IDS/IPS platforms
  • Support of Cisco ACS or ISE authentication systems
  • Knowledge and capability with Wireshark for packet capturing and analysis

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Project Assistant

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI Project Assistant: 0-2 Years’ Experience Required
OATI is seeking both recent graduates and business professionals for positions as Project Assistants to assist with managing complex software/hardware application deployments within the energy industry. These positions require demonstrated proficiency in communication, problem analysis, and understanding of project planning and implementation. Successful candidates will assist in all aspects of customer-facing and internal projects, including administrative functions. OATI professionals lead client and vendor teams responsible for the development and delivery of OATI regulatory, compliance, transmission, energy trading, transmission scheduling, energy accounting, and settlement solutions. These positions provide opportunities in a fast-paced environment working on the latest industry initiatives and the inherent growth opportunities.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative functions and support to project teams
  • Participate in various solution project teams, providing support to the project team leader
  • Actively support and drive project teams to meet challenging deadlines, track and monitor key project dates
  • Manage, compile, and track data and documentation for specific projects 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 0-2 years of experience as a Project Assistant or similar role
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with ability to acquire new skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments
  • Excellent team work, work independently, creative/good level of initiative, good sense of ownership
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft® Office
OATI offers part time employment up to 40 hours a week with potential to become full time following a three month probationary period. Full time employment includes competitive salary and benefits, 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

Extra Benefits: OATI Fitness Center, onsite cafeteria that offers breakfast and lunch, games and books for coworkers to enjoy during break, intramural activities like basketball, soccer, Frisbee golf, volleyball, and many more!

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Project Manager

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI Project Manager – 0-3 Years’ Experience required
OATI is seeking business and legal professionals for positions as Project Managers who are responsible for assisting in managing complex software application deployments within the energy industry.  These positions require demonstrated proficiency in communication, problem analysis, and ability to review and understand industry business practices and standards.  The successful candidates will guide customer-facing projects that feature software solutions for utility clients responsible for managing electrical grid system operations. OATI professionals lead client and vendor teams responsible for the development and delivery of OATI regulatory, compliance, transmission, energy trading, transmission scheduling, energy accounting, and settlement solutions. These positions provide opportunities in a fast-paced environment working on the latest industry initiatives and the inherent growth opportunities.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in engineer or computer science, or a related field, Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school or Master's degree in project management
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with ability to acquire new skills
  • Working knowledge of legal aspects of compliance and regulatory standards (a plus)
  • Working knowledge of FERC, NERC, and NAESB regulations and standards (a plus)
  • Legal experience (a plus)
  • Travel Required
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

Sales Account Executive

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

Join a dynamic sales team as an Account Executive supporting both new sales to current and future customers.  A successful candidate will identify, strategize and execute plans to advance the use of OATI products with current customers.

Key focus areas include:

  • Electric Reliability
  • Power Transmission
  • Commodity Trading
  • Risk Management
  • Energy Trading

OATI is seeking a highly motivated Account Executive for Software Sales. This is a sales role that will focus on identifying new market segment opportunities, new customers, growing existing accounts and driving the expansion of OATI solution sales. The Account Executive participates in a team-selling environment, providing the customer with a primary point of contact within OATI. Responsibilities include facilitating successful relations with customers, all sales activities, including: industry analysis, identifying new customers and new opportunities, building customer relationships, sales presentations and demonstrations, customer consultation, and proposal responsibility.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Have a minimum of five years of experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • ETRM
    • System Operations
    • Energy Trading
    • Transmission Management
  • A BS/BA degree from an accredited 4 year university is required
  • Software Sales Experience desired but not required
  • Customer Sales and Support
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Ability to travel (travel required)

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.


OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

 

 

 

Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI is seeking an Embedded Firmware Engineer with experience defining, designing, validating and working through system test challenges for microprocessor and microcontroller based systems.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of work experience in this area.  Experience with 32-bit ARM based microcontrollers and related tools and debuggers is essential. Ability to use logic analyzers and oscilloscopes to facilitate firmware/system debug is desired.  Additionally, having experience with wireless protocols (ZigBee, SubGHz, custom) is desired.  Required to support the effort to create production functional test solutions with supporting firmware and software. Comfort in reading data sheets and reference manuals and understanding expected hardware behaviors is essential.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or other comparable degree or certification, with relevant work experiences
  • 3-5 years of experience firmware for microprocessor/microcontroller based systems
  • 3-5 years of experience implementing drivers and low-level wireless protocols is desirable
  • Experience with embedded RTOS configuration and implementation required
  • Experience with embedded TCP/IP stacks and higher level protocols and security services
  • Experience with USB Stack integration on embedded microcontroller systems
  • Demonstrated success leading teams and mentoring junior staff
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

Other Requirements:

  • Experience creating and translating functional design requirements into high quality and testable code is essential
  • Experience with implementing or customizing blootloaders is desirable
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Ability to coordinate the activities of team members to maximize efficiency and quality

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Senior Hardware Engineer

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI is seeking a Senior Hardware Engineer with experience defining, designing, validating and working through production of microprocessor and microcontroller based systems.  The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of work experience in this area.  Additionally, having experience with wireless modules and RF understanding is desired.  Skills and understanding of switch mode power supplies and implementing PMIC solutions is also desired.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering  
  • 3+ years of experience designing microprocessor/microcontroller based systems
  • 3+ years of experience designing and integrating wireless systems
  • Radio Frequency (RF) communication development experience
  • Experience with agency certifications and testing such as FCC, UL, etc.

Other Requirements:

  • Schematic capture, circuit analysis, circuit simulation
  • Microprocessor based system design and testing
  • Ability to define and implement hardware test solutions for production functional test
  • Experience with DDR Memories and PMICs
  • Understanding of EMC/EMI and ESD design principles is important
  • Ability to interface with contract manufacturers for production and test issues 
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Smart Grid Solutions Account Executive

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company. We have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every team member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI is seeking a highly motivated sales hunter and results-orientated individual responsible for generating revenue for OATI’s industry leading Grid Modernization solutions, specifically OATI’s IOT-based Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to launch and grow this new AMI market disruptive solution. This position focuses on municipal owned  electric  utilities.

Successful candidates will possess an aggressive and strategic prospecting skill set and a consultative approach to sales. This position is responsible for developing an annual territory sales plan and identifying specific actions to achieve assigned targets/goals and quotas. Performance will be measured by new bookings, recognized revenue plus sales pipeline growth and the ability to attain other sales objectives. Key responsibilities include: prospecting, building a sales pipeline, moving opportunities through the sales cycle; proposing, presenting, discussing solutions, and closing business. Other responsibilities include: market analysis, sales strategy development, tradeshow support, and proposal writing and sales reporting. Collaboration with technical staff, other colleagues, and supporting the overall team effort within the sales organization is expected.

This position requires moderate to extensive travel. Experience in electric utility industry operations, AMR/AMI, and or related fields is preferred. A knowledge of Grid Modernization, microgrids, demand response, distributed energy resource management and/or related areas is desirable. Preference is for a Minneapolis-based position but candidates could be based within a designated regional territory upon further discussions. This position has high growth potential.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or related discipline
  • Experience with AMI and related technology 
  • 2 to 5 years of sales experience or equivalent, including exposure to utility/distribution industry
  • Proven success identifying and closing new business 
  • Broad knowledge of the fundamental constructs of AMI or AMR or metering systems in general
  • Ability to develop and maintain customer relationships at all levels, including C-level staff 
  • Ability to build and manage a large, multi-year pipeline 
  • Customer-centric mindset, ability to translate customer issues/needs into profitable business solutions 
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

Other Requirements:

  • The position will focus on municipal owned electric utilities.
  • Knowledge or experience with small municipal owned utility business processes and budget cycles
  • Travel: Expected 50%+ 
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • All prospective employees are required to provide a minimum of one relevant work reference

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company. 

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Software Developer

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI is looking for Software Developers with 0-1 year of experience in building innovative, smart, and complex applications for openings in Minneapolis, MN. Successful candidates will have strong understanding of requirement specifications and software design in order to write code in already developed modules or new module development. This position requires the ability to write efficient and quality code per coding standards from software design. 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related study required
  • Substantial experience in .Net 3.0/4.0, WPF applications – development and deployment
  • Good programming and communication skills with the aptitude for building stable solutions
  • Ability to be a team player and work in collaboration with other team members
  • Strong knowledge of relational database design concepts
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • Local to MN

Other Requirements:

  • Capable of leading efforts utilizing Visual Studio 2010/2015/2017, SQL Server 2008/2014, SOA
  • Capable of reading, tuning and maintaining SQL Stored Procedures
  • Expert level of knowledge in relation to data integration, web services and database optimization
  • Ability to work in a small, experienced, energetic team on a rapid, agile development schedule
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and is able to engage with and manage the expectations of both internal and external stakeholders

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to: 
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Sr. Network Administrator

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com

OATI Network Administration team is growing and we’re looking for qualified candidates to fill the Sr. Network Administrator position. OATI Network Administrators work with other members of the IT Department to support all aspects of the Network Infrastructure. A successful candidate will have experience working with network infrastructure devices and protocols, and a proven ability to design, deploy, and maintain solutions supporting high-availability network infrastructures. Candidates must be highly motivated and will be required to respond to and provide resolutions to problems on a timely basis. This position involves the planning, configuring, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting of a variety of network systems.

Working as part of a team you may be required to perform these tasks on: switches, routers, load balancers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, IP telephony systems, wireless network devices, VPN devices, and other supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure components. Candidates with extensive experience designing, maintain, and supporting IT infrastructure are highly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience and/or industry certifications/degree such as:
    • Cisco-CCNP/CCIE
    • F5-CA/CTS/CSE
    • Arista-ACE/ALE/APE
    • CompTIA-Network+/Security+
    • Aruba-ACMA/ACMP/ACMX/ACSA/ACSP
    • Wireshark-WCNA
    • A.S./A.A.S in Information Technology, Network Administration, Computer Science, or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 24/7 availability as part of an on-call rotation
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license 
  • Acceptable background investigation report
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

Preferred Skills in One or More Areas:

  • Cisco routing, including experience with dynamic routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF)
  • Cisco switching, including an understanding of VLANs, trunking, and spanning-tree
  • Building and supporting Cisco ASA and/or Palo Alto firewalls
  • Cisco voice network solutions including: Call Manager, Unity, and Jabber
  • Support and troubleshoot wireless network technologies (Cisco and Aruba preferred)
  • Troubleshooting connection issues on data circuits (T1, T3, Metro Ethernet)
  • Using network monitoring tools to identify and respond to network related problems
  • HP or Arista switching
  • Experience deploying or supporting F5 load balancing solutions (LTM/DNS)
  • Support of remote access VPN solutions
  • Experience working with various IDS/IPS platforms
  • Support of Cisco ACS or ISE authentication systems
  • Knowledge and capability with Wireshark for packet capturing and analysis

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.

Strategic Products Project Manager

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company. We have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 25 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every team member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be! To learn more, please visit our website at www.oati.com.

OATI seeks candidates with knowledge and experience of creation and management of demand response and other utility energy savings and management programs. Program types include residential thermostat programs, as well as other DR/DER assets such as water heaters, energy storage, PV, electric vehicles, and the like.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in major relevant to business technology
  • Experience with creation and management of smart thermostat and other energy management programs
  • Ability to interact with and manage the business relationship with third-party providers of smart thermostats and other DERs
  • Work with OATI technical subject matter experts and software development teams to define and implement business processes and requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of business and commercial components of a smart thermostat program
  • Minimum of three years’ relevant experience in the energy industry required (direct experience working in an electric utility is preferred)
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • May require occasion travel
  • Local to MN

OATI offers full time employment with competitive salary and benefits, including 401(k) plan with company match, paid time off, and excellent health and dental insurance programs. OATI prides itself on providing a stable, supportive environment for career development with opportunities for future growth and promotion within the company. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, and willing to work in a team-oriented company.

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: talent@oati.net or visit www.oati.com/recruiting for more information.

OATI is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or hr@oati.net.