Help Wanted: Java Gurus

Sample six-figure positions in the Java consulting field.

1. Sacramento, Calif.

"Position: Public sector senior managerEmployer: Deloitte ConsultingIdeal Candidate: Must have 7+ to 10+ years of consulting experience with state and local government. Must understand HIPAA and retirement systems. Experience leading Java, C++, Visual Basic or PowerBuilder development teams.Compensation: 6-figure packageCost-of-Living Index: 110.2Apply: mzoeller@dc.com"

2. Houston, Texas

"Position: Senior e-procurement project managerEmployer: AnswerthinkIdeal Candidate: PeopleSoft, Ariba and Java guru with 7- to 10-years implementation experience in the waste management/recycling vertical market. Must also possess Oracle, IBM/ Tivoli and Cisco skills.Compensation: Salary+bonus+optionsCost-of-Living Index: 93.1Apply: sbaum@answerthink.com"

3. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

"Position: Microsoft Application ArchitectEmployer: Xcelerate Corp.Ideal Candidate: 7+ years development experience with JavaScript, Visual Basic, COM ASP. Must understand middleware (Corba, DCOM, MSMQ) and databases.Compensation: UndisclosedCost-of-Living Index: 97.9Apply: recruiting@xcelerate.com"

4. Parsippany, N.J.

"Position: Senior systems administratorEmployer: E-commerce transaction expertIdeal Candidate: Solaris guru who can configure servers in test lab prior to deployment in the field. Must be able to install/ configure Veritas, Oracle, Java and system tools.Compensation: $95K to $110K, plus bonusCost-of-Living Index: 126.2Apply: Send a Word attachment to SunSolaris AdminNJ@Greatjobs4u.com"

5. New York

"Position: Financial implementation consultantEmployer: IT consulting firmIdeal Candidate: Minimum 4-years experience answering RFPs. Extensive experience developing and integrating Java and C++ financial applications on NT, UNIX, Sybase, SQL Server and Oracle.Compensation: 6-figure packageCost-of-Living Index: 234.6Apply: bw@mrpitt.com"

6. Burlington, Mass

"Position: VP, professional servicesEmployer: Charles River DevelopmentIdeal Candidate: Minimum of 15 years post-graduation experience; minimum of 5 years in a titled, senior leadership position. Must be strong project manager with MS Project, Visio and Java expertise.Compensation: Salary, plus bonus and stock optionsCost-of-Living Index: 143.0Apply: jeffkagy@crd.com"

Cost-of-Living Index: The lower the figure, the lower the cost of living. National average is 100.