CDI Corporation provides engineering and information technology recruiting and staffing services. Clients' industries include biotechnology, pharmaceutical, aerospace, and manufacturing. The company's three business units include global engineering and technology services, professional staffing services, and management recruiters international.
CDI Corporation has a global reach and works with clients around the word. The company's staffing solutions and services ensure that clients will increase profitability, better performance, streamline productivity, and maximize growth. Whatever clients' goals may be, CDI Corporation provides the competitive edge. Depending on needs, the company may place contract, contract to permanent, or permanent staff members.
CDI Corporation was founded in 1950, primarily to provide technology services to the automotive and defense industries. In the 1970s and 1980s the company diversified, contracting workers in clerical and unskilled positions, and later added to its recruitment potential in the 1990s. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia and boasts an annual revenue of $1 to $2 billion. CDI Corporation employs about 900 staff members and manages about 9,000 contractors.
CDI Corporation Job Opportunities
Project managers tie everything together for the client. Typically, candidates should have a bachelor's degree in engineering, several years of work experience with project management, and prior work with design and development. Expertise in scheduling, maintaining records and written and verbal communication are also key.
Developers are often both creative and systematic, using artistic skills and programming skills. Candidates should be prepared to design and build solutions for a variety of business structures. Building prototypes, working closely with a team and meeting demanding deadlines are all necessary. Experience with coding languages and front end development are important.
Project engineers design and develop components and systems for products, guiding a team through complex issues. Candidates perform analysis, optimize costs, provide technical support, maintain work records and evaluate decision implications. Project engineers often act as team leads and must exercise judgment regularly. Candidates should have several years of relevant work experience, along with skills in appropriate programs and the ability to problem solve.
Sales engineers' responsibilities focus on driving sales through implementation of strategies. Candidates develop and promote solutions for long- and short-term needs centered on meeting sales goals. Sales engineers typically require solid ethics, client focus, sales abilities, influence and negotiation and an executive presence.
Technical writers serve as knowledge consultants and work on teams with knowledge architects and subject matter experts. Candidates develop and deliver training materials, act as technical experts and detect skill gaps. Technical writers must be team-focused and possess excellent analytical and communication skills.