About Us

Remarkably Human IT

Founded in Denver in 2002, Uncommon Solutions is a team of over 30 dedicated architects, network engineers, web developers, project managers and business analysts. We are seasoned IT consultants who also happen to be down-to-earth people with a passion for designing, building and maintaining exceptional information technology solutions for mid-size businesses.

About the Uncommon Fund

The Uncommon Fund is a staff-led program where employees are afforded company funds to support causes that are important to them. These range from helping a friend in need to supporting organizations like Project Cure.

Uncommon Solutions staff and clients enjoy an evening to support Project Cure. Project Cure is an international organization that sorts donated medical supplies from the USA and distributes them into 2nd and 3rd world populations in need.

Uncommon Leadership

We believe that organizational excellence begins at the very top. Our leadership team is comprised of men and women whose combined experience totals more than a century’s worth of work within the industry. This level of knowledge, skill, and ability helps guide the entire enterprise and creates a culture where employees can reach their full potential. We strive to lead by example, continuously bettering ourselves to meet ever-evolving client needs.
    Brad Leiby, CEO

    Brad Leiby, CEO

    CEO / Practice Manager

    Strategic Consulting Services

    Productivity and Insights

          • Analytics
          • xRM

    Brad considers using technology to solve real-world business problems much more than…Read More

    Michelle Holbrook, MBA

    Michelle Holbrook, MBA

    Vice President of Sales and Marketing

    Strategic Consulting Services

     

    Whether she is representing the Uncommon Solutions brand, initiating relationships with clients and… Read More

    Dallen Campbell

    Dallen Campbell

    Vice President of Strategy and Architecture & Practice Manager

    Strategic Consulting Services
    Integration Development
    Productivity and Insights

      • Modern Workplace

    For Dallen, serving clients comes down to three fundamental skills: ask great questions, listen… Read More

    Vicky Fleming

    Vicky Fleming

    Vice President of Shared Services

    Strategic Consulting Services

    In the dynamic and constantly changing world of IT, it’s good to have a technology partner like… Read More

    Careers with Uncommon

    Uncommon is Hiring!

    At Uncommon Solutions, we believe:

    •  IT solutions can be cost-effectively tailored to even a small businesses’ unique needs and wants
    • IT spending must be tightly aligned with customers’ business strategies and priorities, and must support their most important goals
    • Getting the “human side” of technology right is just as important as the technical parts
    • Fancy technical solutions that people can’t (or won’t) use, or do not trust, are basically worthless
    •  Honest relationships with and clear communication with customers allow IT to deliver strong business value
    • When IT is thoughtfully and skillfully applied, the results can be game-changing
    • Creating an in-house environment helps our employees to thrive
    If you agree, and you are looking to join a team that is more like a family than individuals earning paychecks, we want to hear from you.

    Opportunities

    BI-Driven Developer

    Position Description:
    We are hiring a full-time BI-driven developer to join our growing team.  You will work directly with Uncommon clients to leverage your experience implementing solutions using the Microsoft Power Platform stack. You should be ready and able to assess client needs in a customer-facing role, translating business requirements into solution design, and developing and deploying solutions. Candidates with a strong conceptual understanding of Microsoft’s Power Platform and its individual toolsets’ application to real world business problems are ideal.

    Requirements:

    • Exceptional customer support and communication skills; ability to be collaborative with clients and think strategically when deploying solutions
    • Understanding of data warehouse design concepts (Inmon/Kimball-Star Schema)
    • Solid database background to support t-sql/stored procedure development and optimization as well as understanding of newer models and concepts (e.g. event-sink, serverless computing, etc.)
    • Data Modeling tools and concepts
    • Solid experience utilizing Microsoft Office365 and Azure
    • Microsoft Power Platform training or equivalent experience:
      • PowerBI – DAX, dimensional modeling, visual report design, and PowerQuery ETL/data transformation/M-scripting
      • PowerApps – App design, conceptual understanding of CDS, ability to guide clients toward the right solution (canvas/model-driven/power portal/etc.)
      • Custom Development – Programming experience and willingness to learn new languages is a must.  Development is heaviest in data manipulation and ETL, though user interface design skills are critical for no-code/low-code projects as well.

    Bonus Skills:

    • Works effectively independently and in a team environment
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment working on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Proficient with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful
    • Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves logistical and work-flow related problems
    • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    • Strong organizational, prioritization, and documentation skills

    Apply Now for a BI-Driven Developer position

    Business Intelligence Specialist

    Uncommon Solutions is looking for a Project Manager/Business Analyst for a full-time, permanent position with our growing team. The right candidate will possess proven business analysis skills and experience and have a good eye for quality user interface design. The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with superior listening, people, presentation, and conflict resolution skills. Additionally, they will be an expert in time management, detail oriented, self-motivated, and eager and willing to document and train effectively.

    Requirements:

    • 2-3 years of Business Analyst experience or comparable business experience, including value justification, business issues and objectives, and problem solving
    • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and presentations
    • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • 1-2 years of experience with analytical spreadsheets and data
    • Strong listening, prioritization, documentation, and conflict resolution skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

    Bonus Skills:

    • Some experience with managing technology related projects
    • Preferably some SQL and/or Software development experience (directly or in a management role)
    • Preferably some experience with iterative/agile development methodologies (i.e. SCRUM master experience)
    • A real-world sense of effective and efficient project management beyond an academic application of PMBOK principles

    Apply Now for a Business Intelligence Specialist position

    Database Administrator

    Position Description:

    The Database Administrator is accountable for the creation, maintenance and performance of the Relational Database System and all of its components. Under the direction of the DBA Team Leader, the DBA, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company database. This role is responsible for the smooth operation of the databases that use the customer and internal facing applications. This involves use of cutting-edge technologies, industry-leading practices, process, and methodologies for deployment and upkeep of the system with demanding availability targets.

    Requirements:

    • Instrumental in researching, evaluating, designing, testing, recommending, and planning Who we implementation of new versions of database and database tools
    • Provide enterprise-wide, DBA support for production systems and provide DBA services to application development teams, including database design, database creation, and database production support.
    • Provide DBA support with a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, and timeliness
    • Installation, configuration, customization, maintenance and performance tuning of databases.
    • Database version migration, patching and security management.
    • Create, document and enforce policies, procedures, and standards related to database administration and management.
    • Monitor database server capacity/performance and make infrastructure and architecture recommendations to management for necessary changes/updates.
    • Create and maintain data warehouse schemas and databases; ETL jobs and tools.
    • Manage all aspects of database operations including implementation of database monitoring tools, event monitoring, diagnostic analysis, performance optimization routines and top-tier support for resolving support issues.
    • Responsible for performance, capacity planning and HA solution.
    • Facilitate database backup and recovery as well as documenting and testing all backup and recovery procedures.
    • Manage the physical data environment of the organization. Analyze, design, build and maintain databases and the database environment.
    • Design and implement disaster recovery procedures according to standards or implement and maintain Replication Services.
    • Investigate application response time issues. Provide solutions for performance improvements. Validate and test stored procedures before implementation in the production environment.
    • Design, implement and manage all database security to ensure integrity and consistency among the various database regions
    • Provide development and production support to troubleshoot day-to-day database or related

    Bonus Skills:

    • Exceptional customer support and communication skills; ability to be collaborative with clients and think strategically when deploying solutions
    • R Scripting Experience
    • Microsoft BI experience (Version 2012 or later):
      • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) or other 3rd party BI tools
      • ETL implementation using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
      • BI presentation and developing analytic cubes utilizing SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
    • Solid experience in PowerPivot and PowerView
    • Understanding of data warehouse design concepts (Inmon/Kimball-Star Schema)
    • Solid database background to support t-sql/stored procedure development and optimization
    • Logical and physical database design experience; RDBMS database development
    • Data Modeling tools: Visio, ERwin or similar data modeling tools
    • Solid experience utilizing SharePoint (2013 / O365) for BI Solutions including PerformancePoint Services, Excel Services, PowerPivot and PowerView

    Apply Now for a Database Administrator position

    Project Manager/Business Analyst

    Position Description:

    We are looking for a Project Manager/Business Analyst for a full-time, permanent position with our company, Uncommon Solutions. The right candidate will possess proven business analysis skills and experience and have a good eye for quality user interface design. The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with superior people, presentation, and conflict resolution skills. Additionally, they will be an expert in time management, detail oriented, self-motivated, and eager and willing to document and train effectively.

    Requirements:

    • 2-3 years of Business Analyst experience
    • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite
    • 1-2 years of experience with analytical spreadsheets

    Bonus Skills:

    • Some experience with software testing
    • Preferably some SQL and/or Software development experience (directly or in a management role)
    • Preferably some experience with iterative/agile development methodologies (i.e. SCRUM master experience)
    • A real-world sense of effective and efficient project management beyond an academic application of PMBOK principles

    Apply Now for a Project Manager/Business Analyst position

    SharePoint Architect - Mid./Sr. Level

    Position Description:

    We are seeking a skilled and passionate person who would architect and develop Microsoft SharePoint platform solutions, creating functional design specifications, implementation plans and test scripts/plans, and would assist with project artifacts such as requirements and design documents.

    Requirements:

    • Two years working with SharePoint in an administrative capacity
    • Strong understanding of MS SharePoint Architecture (MOSS 2007, 2010 & 2013)
    • Expertise and experience with complex technical activities (performance monitoring, statistical analysis, capacity management, deploying solutions
    • Microsoft Suite of Applications, including OneNote and Visio
    • Information architecture experience
    • Physical topologies and services architecture
    • Integration to line of business and 3rd party systems; client application services deployment
    • Agile delivery methods; strong development background with the .NET framework

    Bonus Skills:

    • Development experience with Microsoft Visual Studio.NET, Microsoft SQL Server, InfoPath, Workflow, Visual SourceSafe, and SharePoint Designer
    • Working knowledge of various web design/graphic design tools (Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
    • Two years independent consulting, billing directly for time
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Works effectively independently and in a team environment
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment working on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Proficient with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful
    • Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves logistical and work-flow related problems
    • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    • Strong organizational, prioritization, and documentation skills

    Apply Now for a SharePoint Architect (Mid./Sr. Level) position

    Senior IT Engineer / Consultant

    Position Description:

    Uncommon is seeking an individual who naturally solves business problems by implementing solutions that align with our clients business objectives. As a Senior IT Consultant, you will be working in a highly visible and engaging team to provide solid and creative solutions to address a wide range of technical challenges and opportunities. Your experience managing on-premise and cloud systems, driving adoption of new technologies, and providing top-notch service to customers at all levels within organizations, will allow you to hit the ground running and to contribute right away.  

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide clients with technical expertise pertaining to networking, mobility, virtualization and cloud-based solutions 
    • Evaluate, recommend, and execute new technologies including, when necessary, updating existing infrastructure to ensure optimal network performance 
    • Develop IT strategies to ensure the networking, compute and storage infrastructure meets existing and future requirements based on business objectives and regulations 
    • Have an understanding of hybrid cloud architectures and proven best practices that enable high operational resiliency 
    • Candidate must have the ability to work in a variety of environments, have excellent follow-up skills, provide detailed documentation, and be able to work effectively and independently 
    • Participation in drafting proposals, product research, and sales meetings with prospective clients may be required 

    Requirements:

    • Ability to identify and define business problems (issues) and objectives for our clients 
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
    • Minimum of 5 plus years’ experience with the maintaining, troubleshooting, and supporting  various technology environments 
    • Strong experience with Office 365 administration, Active Directory / Azure Directory 
    • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Exchange (Office 365, EMS, Azure and Systems Center a +), Active Directory, and DNS 
    • Strong experience with Windows Sever infrastructures and topologies 
    • Switches, router, firewall and other network device experience 
    • Windows support and management knowledge 
    • Experience providing IT support 
    • Ability to work independently and proactively with little supervision, while managing multiple priorities within multiple clients 
    • Ability and experience in delegation of tasks and leading ther IT Engineers 
    • 3-5 years of direct experience in deploying and configuring infrastructure equipment 
    • Experience implementing and managing Microsoft Azure & Office365
    • Successful track record of implementing technology solutions via defined projects 
    • Understanding of emerging technologies 
    • Experience with infrastructure security 
    • Mobile Device Management (Microsoft Intune) 
    • Windows Deployment and Automation 

    Bonus Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
    • Certifications strongly preferred: MCITP, CCNA, CISSP, and VC 
    • Prior consulting experience is highly desirable 
    • Infrastructure Migration Experience 
    • Azure Cloud Knowledge 
    • MSFT Stack of Solutions Knowledge 

    Apply Now for a Senior IT Engineer/Consultant position

    Uncommon Solutions is always looking for Remarkably Human IT™ experts. If you’d like to join the Uncommon team, we’d like to hear from you.