Get the right IT tools and personnel necessary for success

September 12, 2016

Hello,

Business intelligence has become on of, if not the most, critical aspect for success.  Markets are more competitive than ever, and businesses have unparalleled access to data; both internally and externally.  Therefore, you have to constantly ask yourself the following question: "Does my business have both the right business intelligence tools and IT personnel necessary to be successful?"

I'd like to present you with a case study that demonstrates how The Astir Family of Companies helps clients address this question.

As a trusted technology staffing partner, we provided a client with an IT consultant who was an analytics expert in order to solve their complex data analysis and reporting problem.  The client collected and housed data across various internal departments over a period of years without any standardization.  This led to a fragmented data repository, and left the client with the inability to pull data together and create a holistic view of their environments.  As the market evolved, the need to capitalize on the data they had compiled (and would continue to collect) became more critical.

The IT consultant we placed with this client was selected due to his expertise and track record with data analytics and intelligence reporting tools.  After implementing a standardization process to cleanse and reformat both existing data and incoming data sources, a series of detailed dashboards were developed.  These dashboards provided the client with complex analysis across their Human Resources, Finance, and Accounts Payable/Receivable departments.  The complex metrics and reporting resulted in the client gaining real-time, holistic views of their internal organizations, which ultimately led to the ability to make quicker and more informed business decisions.

This is just one specific example of the types of services and solutions The Astir Family of Companies can provide your business.  We have comprehensive application development and staff augmentation services that can solve your unique business problems.  We have a long, successful history custom building business intelligence software applications and placing expert IT personnel at businesses just like yours.  We want to help you understand your technology needs, and custom design a solution that helps boost your bottom line.

Best Regards,

Adam Moltisanti

Head of Marketing and Business Analysis

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Properly manage your technology environment

April 19, 2016

Hello,

This is the first article in a series focusing on the wonderful work our IT consultants do for our clients.  Here at Astir IT, we are proud of our expert IT resources, and understand that they are the reason for our success.  We invest heavily in our people so our clients can reap the benefits.  Each article in this series will focus on a specific case study where one of our IT consultants had a great, positive impact in their client project.  You can read more about these case studies HERE.

One of the many issues that faces large organizations is the ability to properly manage their technology environment.  With the sheer volume of technologies our business uses on a daily basis, it can be quite difficult to keep them all operating efficiently and synced.  There are a wide range of issues that can be throwing your IT environment out of line... it could be a matter of application versioning, broken APIs, inadequate support, etc.  Over time, organizations will accrue a number of different applications, databases, intranets, etc.; and rather than investing the time and effort to maintain them, they will invariably replace them when issues surface.

Usually this is a very expensive proposition, since proper release/change management efforts could have avoided any and all problems faced.

Then there is the added problem of training.  Often times a large organization will have multiple subject matter experts (SMEs) who specialize in a subset of their technologies.  As soon as a new person is brought on board and needs to learn multiple systems, they are forced to meet with multiple people over the course of days (if not weeks) to be brought up to speed.  This is just another example of the inefficiencies we create by not having the proper support in place.  The addition of a change/release expert to your IT team could easily answer these problems, and save your organization time, effort, (and most importantly) money.

As a real-world example, Astir IT Solutions, Inc. has a client who faced these exact issues.  They had a portfolio of over 150 applications... and lacked the expertise and manpower to properly manage, assess, and train personnel in such a vast pool of technology.  By bringing on one of our seasoned release/change management IT consultants, they were able to finally get a handle on such a huge tech portfolio.  This saved the client a tremendous amount of time, effort, and money, as this individual was able to provide impact analyses to identify what applications to utilize in what capacity, manage versions, and train users and stakeholders.  You can read more about our Release/Change Management Case Study HERE.

If you or your organization has a need for highly trained IT consultants, please feel free to email me today at contact@astirit.com.

Best Regards,

Adam Moltisanti

Manager, Marketing and Vendor Relations

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Last chance to be considered for an H1 visa

March 16, 2016

Hello,

Time is rapidly running out to be considered for the H1 Quota!
 
Astir IT Solutions, Inc. is still looking for qualified candidates to sponsor for the H1 Quota.  We have a high volume of prime vendor and direct client requirements, and need to hire the best and brightest IT professionals.  Astir has a reputation as a preferred employer, and offers competitive salaries, full benefits, GC processing, and ongoing IT training opportunities.  
 
Qualifying candidates MUST BE IN THE U.S. and have a technical background.  If you meet these qualifications, please send the following details to er@astirit.com or visit us HERE:
  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Current Location
  • Visa Status
  • Current Resume
Please note that we will be contacting qualified candidates shortly.  We look forward to hearing from you.
 
Best Regards,
Adam Moltisanti
Manager, Marketing and Vendor Relations

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Astir looking for H1 Transfers

October 21, 2015

Astir IT Solutions, Inc. is looking for individuals who wish to transfer their H1 visa.  

If you are looking for a new employer, a better project, or a higher billing rate, please contact us today!

Astir IT Solutions, Inc. has been expanding exponentially, and needs to hire the best and brightest IT experts the market has to offer.  We have a high volume of requirements coming in from top prime vendors and direct clients and need your help to fill them.  Astir offers a comprehensive suite of benefits and extremely competitive salaries.

Benefits to becoming an Astir IT employee:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous Referral Bonuses
  • Ongoing Training Opportunities
  • H1 and Green Card Processing Assistance
  • Generous Holidays
  • Etc.

We work hard to make sure that working for Astir IT Solutions, Inc. is not just a job, but an experience.  Astir IT rewards employees for their unique skills and talents, as well as the results they provide our clients. We also have an in-depth training program that can enhance current skills and teach new ones in order to improve employee marketability.  Our consistent, profitable growth rate provides our employees with stability and an environment conducive to achieving personal career goals.

If you are interested in joining the Astir team, or would like to learn more, please visit us at www.astirit.com

 

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Astir is looking for E3 visa candidates

February 09, 2015

The Astir Family of Companies has made use of the H1B visa program since we started in 2001.  Using this program has allowed us to sponsor some of the best and brightest IT talent the market has to offer... which has fueled the award winning IT services and solutions we provide to clients.  The H1B visa program, in combination with other recruitment avenues has been instrumental in growing our business.

In addition to sponsoring H1B visas, Astir has also participated in the lesser known E3 visa program.  The E3 work visa is designed specifically for Australian nationals who wish to enter the U.S. to perform services in a "specialty occupation."  The E3 visa sponsorship program was established in 2005, and has offered Australian citizens wonderful employment opportunities they otherwise may not have been exposed to.

As per the USCIS, the formal definition of a "specialty occupation" is as follows:  "A theoretical and practical application of a body of specialized knowledge; and the attainment of a bachelor's or higher degree in the specific specialty (or its equivalent) as a minimum for entry into the occupation in the United States."  In determining whether an occupation qualifies as a "specialty occupation," follow the definition contained in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) 214 (i)(1) for H-1B nonimmigrants and applicable standards and criteria determined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS.)  Please see the USCIS page for more information.

Astir has been sponsoring E3 candidates over the past few years, and wishes to expand upon the success we've had with our E3 visa sponsorship program.  We are seeking qualified individuals with a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in a specialized field and are looking for lucrative employment in the U.S.  We have extensive experience providing visa sponsorship for foreign nationals who are looking to begin or further a lucrative career as an IT consultant.  If you are interested, or would like to learn more, please contact us today.

We are also seeking qualified individuals on F1-OPT, CPT, or L2 status looking for H1B sponsorship.

Best Regards,

Adam Moltisanti

Manager, Marketing and Vendor Relations

Astir IT Solutions, Inc.

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Look to Astir for your IT staffing needs

March 12, 2014
Do you have a need for Contract Programmers, Testers, Project Managers or Business Analysts for any IT projects?
 
We have 250 W2 consultants and offer nationwide contract staff augmentation services with LOCAL U.S. TALENT available immediately!
 
We can provide contract staff for the following areas:
  • .NET and Java Development
  • Oracle and SAP Development
  • Informatica and Business Objects Development
  • Software and Quality Assurance Testers
  • Network and Infrastructure Administrators
  • Etc.
 
Using Astir IT contract IT resources will enable you to bring on the IT staff you need without the costs associated with full-time employees.
 
Bring on our IT contractors for the duration of your IT projects, for part or all of your technology projects.
 
Astir can provide you with expert IT resources at any location, across the U.S.
 
Please contact me to discuss any IT need you may have. I can be reached at nicholasp@astirit.com or 908-279-8670 ext. 717. I look forward to speaking with you
 
Best Regards,
 
Nicholas Picerni
Account Executive
Astir IT Solutions, Inc.

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Astir can fulfill your IT needs

February 05, 2014

Technology has become a prerequisite for doing business.  You need the right hardware, software, networks, applications, and technology environment in order to conduct everyday business.  Yet, this is only half the battle, as you need skilled experts to manage it all.

Unfortunately, it can be cost prohibitive to bring on full-time personnel to manage your technology landscape.  IT consulting offers an elegant solution to this problem.  Astir IT Solutions, Inc. can provide you with the skilled IT experts you need, without the cost of bringing on a new, full-time resource.  We can also manage your projects from soup to nuts, ensuring your critical projects are delivered correctly and on-time.

I want to take this opportunity to introduce my colleague, Nick Picerni.  Nick is an Account Executive here at Astir, and is the person you would want to contact if you have a pressing IT need.

 

If you have a technology project you need supported, don’t hesitate to give us a call.  We will design a custom solution that fits your needs and budget exactly.  Nick can be reached at nicholasp@astirit.com or 908-279-8670 ext. 717.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Best Regards,

Adam Moltisanti

Manager, Marketing and Vendor Relations

Astir IT Solutions, Inc.

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Astir is sponsoring F1 OPT candidates!

January 23, 2014

 

If you are on F1 OPT status and are looking for a reputable company to sponsor your H1 visa, Astir IT Solutions, Inc. can help. 

 

 

Astir IT Solutions, Inc. is an established IT consulting and software development firm with over 10 years of experience.  We have over 250 W2 employees placed at client locations across the U.S., many of whom are supporting Fortune 500 companies.

 

 

Astir is offering Free H1 Sponsorship for F1 OPT candidates.  If you are interested or want to learn more, please contact us today at: contact@astirit.com.

 

 

With the exponential grown Astir has had over the past few years, we are in need of qualified individuals to support our client projects.  Ideal candidates are on F1 OPT status, and have a minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in a technical area with skills including, but not limited to:

 

 

Java J2ee, .Net, Oracle Developer/DBA, Project Manager, SQL Server, Business Analyst, Data Analyst, DW/ETL Developer, Automation QA, Windows Administrator, SAN Admin, SAP, etc.

 

 

Astir is also offering referral bonuses to anyone who refers family, friends, classmates, or coworkers who are on F1 OPT and they join Astir.

 

 

We offer competitive compensation packages, including a comprehensive suite of benefits.  We offer numerous training opportunities for you to increase your skills, and provide resume assistance and interview coaching. 

 

 

Astir is an EEO Employer and an E-Verify Company.

 

 

If you are interested, please contact us at contact@astirit.com or (908) 279-8670 ext. 728.

 

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Astir IT is screening candidates for the 2015 H1 Quota

January 15, 2014

Astir IT Solutions, Inc. is gearing up for the 2015 H1 Quota.  Every year, the H1 quota opens up on April 1, and Astir is looking to sponsor experienced individuals.

Astir has grown exponentially over the past few years, and we need to hire the best and brightest in order to support the many unique internal projects, and lucrative client projects we have.  These projects, coupled with the comprehensive suite of benefits we provide, has gained us the reputation as a preferred employer.

We are looking for experienced individuals who hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical area, and have one of the following visa statuses:

  • F1 OPT
  • L1
  • L2
  • F2
  • H4

 

 

 

We provide free H1 processing and look for individuals who have skills including, but not limited to: Java J2ee, .Net, Oracle Developer/DBA, Project Manager, SQL Server, Business Analyst, Data Analyst, DW/ETL Developer, Automation QA, Windows Administrator, SAN Admin, SAP, etc.

Astir IT Solutions, Inc. offers competitive compensation packages that include comprehensive benefits.  The consistent, profitable growth rate we have experienced enables us to provide our employees with the stability and support they need for career growth.  We also offer a variety of training opportunities that help our employees expand their skill sets and increase their employment options. 

Astir is an EEO Employer and an E-Verify Company.

If you are interested, please contact us at contact@astirit.com or (908) 279-8670 ext. 728.

Best Regards,

Adam Moltisanti

Manager, Marketing and Vendor Relations

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Filling your IT staffing gaps

August 05, 2013

Hello,

 

Technology has become a driving factor for most, if not all, businesses.  There is a multitude of business technologies being used across all industries; which has brought us closer to our customers, employees, and prospects.  Technology has enabled business on a 24/7 basis, and with the newest waves of mobile devices, has enabled us to conduct business from anywhere.  This unprecedented access to our businesses has allowed us to grow by leaps and bounds, and has ensured that we operate as efficiently as we can.

This has also resulted in businesses becoming completely reliant on technology.  We need our technologies to operate smoothly and without interruption, because any hiccup can lead to productivity loss and hurt productivity.  I'll bet dollars to donuts that your business needs some form of technology to operate on a daily basis; whether it is a website, a network, an application or a device.  Therefore, you need the right staff to ensure your technology is running properly, so your business can run properly. 

Astir IT Solutions, Inc. is a leading IT staffing, outsourcing, and software development firm.  We specialize in working closely with our customers in understanding what their IT staffing needs are, and finding them the absolute best IT candidates.  We can help you identify your IT staffing gaps, and provide you with an expert IT professional that can help your business operate smoothly and grow.  

If you have the need for seasoned IT professionals, I would love to hear from you.  Give me a call at 908-279-8670 ext. 716 so we can discuss how Astir IT can supply your organization with the IT staff needed for success.

 

Best Regards,

Adam Moltisanti

Manager, Marketing and Vendor Relations

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