Staffing Services

Our On-Demand staffing program offers Contract, Contract-to-Hire and Full-Time staffing solutions. Whether your requirement is for a small team to complete a project on time, staffing augmentation for short-term initiatives, or for permanent placements, ecfirst provides the options to serve your business.

We offer following staffing services;

Information Security Staffing Services

A team of specialized information security professionals is available to support your organization in a variety of positions:

  •  Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  •  IT Security Director
  •  IT Security Associates/Staff
  •  Cybersecurity Specialists

IT Staffing Services

Whether you are looking for a full-time IT professional, or an expert temporary or senior level consultant, we ensure that you get the most qualified person for the job. Staff your project management and application development team with highly qualified Project Managers, Architects, Developers, Systems Integrators, Business Analysts, Quality and Testing specialists across various platforms:

  •  Java / J2EE
  •  .NET framework
  •  Visual Basic/ASP/COM
  •  Cobol
  •  RPG for AS400
  •  SQL Server
  •  Oracle and Oracle Forms
  •  Informatica ETL
  •  Business Objects / Crystal Reports
  •  Sybase / PowerBuilder
  •  Teradata
  •  Storage Device Operating Systems
  •  Storage Device Testing
ecfirst utilizes specialized recruiting technology to assist our clients in meeting their business objectives at many levels of the organization. We realize that projects with the most impact on your bottom line objectives have an information technology component that requires the right kind of expertise. ecfirst recruits the most highly qualified information technology experts with industry and business acumen to help you achieve that bottom line expeditiously. We attract the best experts, technicians and skilled professionals, and foster great partnerships to deliver the best value to our clients.
ecfirst provides application development services across a host of platforms. Clients select their preferred engagement model, from consultants to augment their projects, to having ecfirst take complete responsibility for development and delivery of the finished application. Whatever your preference, ecfirst can support your staffing requirements. Regardless of the type of engagement we certify the skills and knowledge of our candidates. Recruiting only the best and the brightest, we equip our professionals with the proper tools and training. Our goal for our valued clients is that every engagement yields positive results. Some of the technologies that ecfirst uses in application development include:
  • Java / J2EE
  • .NET framework
  • Visual Basic/ASP/COM
  • Cobol
  • RPG for AS400
  • SQL Server
  • Oracle and Oracle Forms
  • Informatica ETL
  • Business Objects / Crystal Reports
  • Sybase / PowerBuilder
  • Teradata
  • Storage Device Operating Systems
  • Storage Device Testing
  • Architects
ecfirst believes successful project management is the result of having successful project managers.  Our project managers are the best in the business due to our recruiting parameters:
  • Hire and retain the best project managers;
  • Equip them with the best possible training and tools, and;
  • Provide them the best possible project opportunities.

Our hiring process is rigorous to attract candidates skilled and experienced in project management.  A candidate must typically complete two internal ecfirst interviews and an interview with the prospective client manager. In addition to reference checking and background review, ecfirst evaluates the candidate’s past record of achievement, looking specifically for success in demanding project environments. An ecfirst PM has a consistent record of past project success. Once hired we ensure they are equipped with the necessary training and tools to be successful for our clients.  Most of our project managers are Project Management Professional (PMP)-certified. If not, we invest in training for the individual to achieve certification. in order for the PM to become certified.

ecfirst provides on-going training in project management subjects as needed, and hosts internal ecfirst meetings at a minimum of quarterly.  In these meetings project management best practices are discussed, and general PM networking takes place, to ensure a continuous learning environment across the ecfirst PM practice. Through the ecfirst PM practice candidates possessing the right skills and experience are matched with the right project opportunity. We have developed ongoing business relationships with key companies in each of our markets. These tend to be industry leaders in the projects they undertake. Therefore, an ecfirst PM can expect to effectively support major, strategic projects for our clients, and have the opportunity to excel in their field.

ecfirst’s Project Management and Business Analyst practice has experienced consultants that can help define your project requirements. Whether these requirements are extremely technical or more functional, our consultants are trained to take the appropriate, disciplined approach. Consultants in this practice have experience using different methodologies and different tools depending on the specific client. The common denominator is analysts who are expert at acquiring a deep understanding of specialized client requirements.
ecfirst’s Quality Assurance practice has experienced consultants that to help define your project requirements. Whether these requirements are extremely technical or more functional, our consultants are trained in the appropriate, disciplined approach. Consultants in this practice have experience using different methodologies and different tools depending on the specific client environment. The common denominator is that ecfirst Q.A. experts are expert at acquiring a deep understanding of specialized client requirements to ensure that your business objectives are achieved.
Many systems across a business need to work compatibly and seamlessly. Often this is a mix of packaged and custom software.  Having them work in concert is a key component to an efficiency project. ecfirst has proven expertise in integration and management from legacy systems to web-based applications. Our experts have skills and experience with:
  • Business Risk Assessment
    • Key business processes identification
    • Time-bands for business service interruption management
    • Financial and operational impact
  • Key Sensitive Systems and Applications Summary
  • Emergency Incident Assessment
    • BIA process control summary for emergency incident assessment
    • Serious information security incidents
    • Environmental disasters
    • Organized and/or deliberate disruption
    • Loss of utilities and services
    • Equipment or system failure
    • Other emergency situations
The Web is a powerful tool for adding efficiency and scale to certain functions within a company. The skills required to build business applications on the internet are much different than those needed to create basic websites. Experts in our Development Center have the knowledge and technical skills to deliver high-impact Web applications to serve and grow your business.

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Thought Leadership

Ali Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP (ISSAP, ISSMP), CCSFP (HITRUST) is the chief executive of ecfirst, an Inc. 500 business. He is a highly regarded information security and regulatory compliance expert.