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July 12 2017

Devops / Sysadmin Engineer (PHP) at Compucorp (London, UK) (allows remote)

Can you help us automate our infrastructure and build our first SaaS product?


We like to build stuff… sometimes complicated stuff… for Non Profits, Charities and Art Galleries. We’re on the lookout for a confident and ambitious Devops / Sysadmin to join our fast growing startup to help us automate our development processes and build our first SaaS product.


We do things a little differently, basing all our solutions on open source products, offer a great work-life balance with flexible working hours and a real team mentality.


Our work covers web design, app development and branding for Charities and non-profit organisations across the country. Our clients include Charities such as Wikimedia and Farm Africa, art galleries such as the Photographers Gallery and Craft Central but also companies, trade associations and government bodies. We mainly work on the Drupal platform, but someone with a wide range of interests would be favourable.


We are looking for someone to join the team with the vision to help us automate our infrastructure so that everything runs like clockwork. That will involve:


- Automating tasks such as security and deployment releases, site updates and server maintenance using tools such as Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Ansible etc


- Be the key architect in helping us to develop a robust SaaS platform for a really significant Drupal project for the not for profit sector that we are currently working on.


- Integrating with Hipchat and developing an inhouse Hubot (or similar).


- Develop command line tools to simplify developer tasks such as cloning client sites to local environments.


- There will also be the opportunity to get involved with data migration, data integration, database tuning and management and the ideal candidate would have existing MySQL (or similar) experience. 


If you live and breath Linux and love reconfiguring Web servers for the LEMP/LAMP stack until they are as secure as a rock but would also enjoy the challenge of developing a new SaaS platform on AWS then we would love to hear from you.


EU data protection requirements and locations for remote working:


Although this is a remote position, due to EU data protection requirements, only persons from countries that the EU considers to have adequate level of data protection may apply. The list can be found here:


https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/principle-8-international#eea-countries


Before applying please confirm that your location is on the list.

Senior Software Engineer at Travelport Locomote (Melbourne, Australia) (allows remote)

Senior Software Engineers


Most Engineers will stay with one company for approximately 15 months


Our Engineers stay with us for at least twice that!


Find out why?... http://www.locomote.com/company-careers


The Opportunities


Want to be a part of something big? We are going through a rapid growth period and have the ability to put together a team of problem solvers who aren’t afraid to do things differently. Join us on our quest to vanquish soap breathing dragons with shining swords of JSON and change the travel industry forever!


We encourage the learning and development of cross skilled teams. We write CoffeeScript and Ruby and run Node and Ruby on Rails. Our focus is on clean maintainable code.


What’s in it for you


Want to be inspired and supported so you actually love coming into work? A place where each day brings a new adventure? We look after our people by creating an environment which challenges and excites. Check out some of our benefits:



  • Regular Hackathons (2 full days) with impressive prizes

  • Lunch and Learns

  • An awesome office overlooking Albert Park (yes our Engineers have the best views)

  • A Learning & Development framework, Health & Wellbeing program and many more initiatives focused on developing you

  • A chill out room where you can take time out from slaying soap breathing dragons

  • Fully stocked kitchen

  • Annual Loco Cup

  • Extra Holiday & Parental Leave

  • Champions for Change – because we think female technologist are pretty amazing too

  • Competitive salaries and all the regular benefits also included.


What we are looking for


If you have a background in Ruby, Node.js or Javascript, you’re just what we are looking for.


Whilst experience in both is beneficial, a lack thereof can be overcome with a strong commitment to writing clean code backed up by a solid understanding of fundamental computing principles, plus we have the environment to support your learning.


Next Steps


If you’re up for a challenge, break the below code and send us the answer to peopleandculture@locomote.com


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Fleetio: Senior Support Specialist

Senior Engineer at Thinkful Inc. (New York, NY) (allows remote)

Thinkful is growing, and we’re looking for senior software engineers looking to build the future of online education. The most successful students are driven to improve their skills and their careers – the same holds true for Thinkful’s team. The team here enjoys massive responsibility, resources to learn, and the opportunity to see and shape the entire business.


We’re especially attracted to candidates with non-traditional backgrounds that show high growth with 5+ years of side projects, on the job experience, and learning. This role is open to anyone in the US, especially those with a track record of working remotely, or candidates looking to relocate.


Alongside technical challenges in our core technologies (React and Python) there will be managerial responsibilities for those interested as the team grows doubles in the coming year.


Our stack is currently React, Python, PostgreSQL, redis, ElasticSearch, Heroku and AWS. You’ll be coming in to play with a distributed system comprised of 35+ services that talk to each other over REST, leading the thoughtful expansion of the services and their architecture. And at your fingertips will be a community of hundreds of software engineering mentors eager to contribute. You’ll need to be familiar with distributed systems, networking and UNIX.


Responsibilities
-Lead entire SDLC of products and software systems, from analysis to deployment
-Work with design, product and engineering teams to design and implement Thinkful's products
-Collaborate with the rest of the engineering and product team to plan development cycles
-Mentor smart colleagues (engineers and non-engineers) that are learning software development ropes


Requirements
-5+ years software engineering experience and a passion for building.
-Exceptional written and verbal communication: you take pride in your skills, and believe that what you say is as important as how you say it
-Enjoy working with people, not just putting your head down and programming: you enjoy helping people -learn and grow
-Familiar with the networking stack, and are not afraid to debug memory and computation complexity.
-Experience developing and deploying complex backend systems yourself


Compensation and benefits
-Competitive base salary and equity
-Healthcare, Dental, and Vision insurance are 100% covered for individual

Aha!: Senior Product Marketing Manager
Aha!: Senior UX Designer

Front End: CSS Styling and Drupal Themeing Engineer at Compucorp (London, UK) (allows remote)

We like to build stuff… sometimes complicated stuff… for Art Galleries, Non-Profits and Charities.


We’re an innovative bootstrapped startup based in London in the UK. We've grown to over 30 staff in the past 2 years based solely on the quality of the work we’ve been producing for our clients and we’re on the lookout for a talented CSS Styling Specialist and Drupal Themer to join our team.


We do things a little differently, basing all our solutions on open source products, having flexible working hours and a real team mentality. Our work covers web design, app development and branding for Charities, Art Galleries and Non-profit organisations across the country. Our clients include Charities such as Wikimedia, Amnesty and Farm Africa, galleries such as the Photographers Gallery and Craft Central but we’ve got a long client list that includes other companies, trade associations and government bodies.


The role will expose you to a really wide range of projects and you can expect to be developing all sorts of web applications, sites and apps for a range of clients. Your principle focus will be in converting complex and challenging designs into responsive pixel perfect themes for the Drupal platform but we also develop other stand alone sites and platforms which will also require your styling expertise. There is also the opportunity to contribute to the design and UX process on a number of fronts and the ideal candidate will help us to achieve the best user experience solutions for our clients.


The ideal candidate will have:


– Excellent HTML and CSS skills including working knowledge of LESS or SASS, Bootstrap or Zurb Foundation and other frameworks etc
– Excellent experience with Drupal themeing (both Drupal 7 and 8 experience a positive)
– Git experience
– Confidence in a PHP based environment


As part a small (but growing) team of 30 you’ll have instant responsibility and an opportunity to learn new skills and explore new technologies.


What were looking for is someone who can grasp concepts quickly, has great attention to detail, and most importantly loves a tech challenge. In short, we’re a team of self confessed geeks who love tinkering and tweaking until something is just right and are looking for someone who thinks and acts like us.


Please note that this is a remote position.

Full Stack Developer at Wrapt (Washington, DC) (allows remote)

The Challenge


We are seeking a mid-level developer hungry to drive our technical build out work, in close collaboration with our software development firm. We aim to launch in late 2017.


The Team


Unlike most start-ups, Wrapt is already 1.5 years in development, done with our Seed round, proving concept, testing and preparing for launch. We are a company with committed, experienced professionals from social change brand sectors including luxury travel, consumer products, and pioneers of social change brands where we have led marketing, communications, HR and operations functions.


Now taking our user testing to launch, this person will take on more responsibility, driving the build out of our platform towards launch, and looking to build our tech team as we grow. Essential is an understanding of e-commerce, machine learning and an attitude of hard work and problem solving.


Wrapt has a vision for a social impact and we are aimed at upending the $800 Billion gift giving industry by bringing curation, personalization and artisanship back to gift-giving.


This Developer will:



  • Demonstrate development expertise and leadership that can potentially grow and develop over time with the company (see specifics below);

  • Demonstrate that she/he has worked in non-profit or for-profit culture of collaboration that is fast-paced, results oriented and team driven;

  • Be able to manage technical aspects of our build-out, working daily with the CEO and our software firm to take on day to day coding, budget mgmt. and time mgmt. on our platform’s progress;

  • Be an excellent communicator;

  • Be collaborative in spirit, knowing that a successful team leads to a successful launch and company;

  • Be enthusiastic about start up culture, opportunity and potential while recognizing the reality of meeting timelines, metrics and measures of success;


 Required Skills



  • 3+ years experience building web applications using Rails, CSS/SASS, Javascript/jQuery and SQL



  • Estimating effort by our firm and managing technology budgets

  • Clear communication and systems thinking

  • Experience working with e-commerce platforms

  • Ability to optimize application performance

  • Implementation of responsive designs



 This individual must be a team leader, collaborator, self-motivated and a fast moving, multiple-hat-wearing member of our start up, looking to uncover and solve issues everyday. Working directly with the CEO and CTO of our development firm, this individual will create product timelines, generate updates, manage technical discussions and meetings and articulate our technical points of difference as we seek to raise our next round of capital.

Android Product Manager at Wikimedia Foundation (San Francisco, CA) (allows remote)

Summary 


Wikipedia is looking for an experienced and collaborative Product Manager to drive improvements to Wikipedia that enable our communities to achieve our Vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.


For this role, you will join our Readers Team, a team dedicated to improving the way that readers throughout the world consume Wikipedia content.  As a product manager on a relatively small team, you are responsible for a large part of the Wikipedia user experience.


About Wikipedia Product Team 


Product Managers at Wikipedia work with engineers, designers, researchers and communities of users to build features, products and services used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. This is an opportunity to have a high level of positive impact, worldwide.


We'd like you to do these things:    



  • Lead the creation and development of features that will enhance the dissemination and consumption of Wikipedia content through native Android apps

  • Work with a highly talented team of engineers and designers to define, design, and build features that delight

  • Understand the needs of users in order to prioritize new features and product enhancements for the development team

  • Collaborate with our large community of active users and volunteers to improve features

  • Communicate product vision to internal and external partners  

  • Use both qualitative and quantitative methods to measure the impact of features

  • Be a positive force for change!


We'd like you to have these skills:   



  • 2+ years’ Product Management experience with mobile apps

  • Working knowledge of the Android platform and Play Store ecosystem

  • Experience working with large groups of active collaborators: community building, activism, product evangelism, or in open source movements

  • Experience working in an agile software development environment   

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills    


And it would be even more awesome if you have this:  



  • Experience with Play Store marketing and app growth

  • Experience building consumer-facing apps

  • Proficiency in more than one language

  • Experience editing Wikipedia

  • Experience with open source software development  


Benefits & Perks *



  • Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!)

  • The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, massages, cooking classes and much more

  • The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary

  • Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.

  • Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.

  • For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program

  • Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses

  • Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available

  • Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax

  • Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people


* for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location


More Information


https://wikimediafoundation.org


https://blog.wikimedia.org

Hammer: Product Manager

Headquarters: San Diego

Hammer is a bootstrapped, profitable software company that's tripling in size every year. We help car dealers manage their inventory and automate their advertising. Recently, we launched a new customer messaging tool for brick-and-mortar businesses.

We are looking for our first product manager to help us design new features and see them through to the smiling hands of our customers. You'll join a growing team of developers from companies like thoughtbot, Intuit, and Kaplan/Dev Bootcamp who are all excited to be shipping great software products in a calm, collected environment.

The role needs someone who'll be revered by their teammates for their ability to understand customer needs and work cooperatively with developers and designers. You aren't afraid of taking field trips to meet with our customers. You think technically and have a incurable obsession for good design. Field trips to visit customers excite you, as does getting to work closely with marketing, sales, and support.

What you'll do

  1. Mine for customer pain points by synthesizing massive amounts of information from customers, sales, customer support, competitors, etc.
  2. Write-up product opportunities in a way that clearly defines the customer need, value to our business, and requirements.
  3. Work alongside developers and designers to translate product opportunities into beautiful, incremental changes that can be shipped quickly, making sure projects are unblocked and organized along the way.
  4. Make new product rollouts successful for our staff and customers.

You can expect top-of-the-market pay, flexible hours, and a balanced 40-hour work week. We are ideally looking for someone based in the San Diego area or open to relocating. However, we won't let geography get in the way of hiring the best teammate.

Benefits

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Remote working and flexible hours
  • 3-weeks vacation (this is a guideline, don't sweat a few extra days)
  • 401K

To apply: Send an email to job.trd2s@hammer.recruitee.com with a couple things interesting about you and why you're interested in this position. Oh, and a resume and link to your LinkedIn profile would be great too!

CafeMedia: Javascript Developer

Mobile/.NET Web Developer (Remote Opportunity) at J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. () (allows remote)

This position may be based out of our Appleton, WI Technology Office, or may work remotely from a home-based office with in the US.


***Please note, no visa sponsorship is available for this position.***


Looking to grow and advance your development skills? Learn mobile? Work with an experienced team, excited about the work they are doing? We’re a team that is passionate about technology and remaining cutting-edge. We’ve grown and promoted the majority of our leaders and Sr. development team members internally, so we understand the importance of keeping skills up-to-date. We place focus on continually learning through a formal, in-house Technology Training Program and events that promote creativity and innovation, such as 24-hour events where associates are encouraged to pursue and develop ideas they are passionate about. We even have multiple patents for technology we’ve created!

Technology We're Using:


Our Technology Solutions team is developing compliance based software for 15+ mobile and web applications.  Our mobile applications are implemented natively on Android via Android Studio/Java and on iOS via Objective-C/X-code.  Our web applications are undergoing a cloud native architecture transformation utilizing technologies like: React, Redis NoSQL, Git, with micro-service based C#/.NET backend, deployed to the Azure public cloud.  The Azure platform allows for dynamic scaling of our applications to meet the demand of a growing a user-base and their use of ELDs.  Tools like Chef, Release Management and Jenkins, are used to automate the spinning up of the Azure environments and services on demand.  With the combination of Release Management and feature toggles, our applications are continuously deployed to our beta and production environments quickly getting features into our customer hands..


Don't have mobile development experience? Our experienced development team will work with you to learn mobile and help broaden your skill set!


As a member of our commercial development team, you can leave the on-call schedule behind, experience work-life balance, have the stability of continuous new development work while continuing to learn new technologies. Also, we provide MacBookPro, dual monitors, Android Tablet, and iOS device for each member of our tech team!


To learn more about how J. J. Keller Tech Teams promote innovation, check out our Ship It Day video or view some of the ways our tech teams give back to the community via our Give Camp Projects. J. J. Keller's team of over 200 technology professionals continues to grow as we develop unique and innovative solutions for our associates and customers.

Support Analyst at DiplomaSender () (allows remote)

This position has potential for quick growth in responsibilities.  Initially we would like someone who has light SQL skills and can run a query and complete proactive data management.  We have a few projects that would include more of a data entry skill set where physical records are converted into digital data.  There will also be proactive communication with vendors to discuss data anomalies and eventually the handling of escalated support calls.


Most of the items have a loose process in place, where the ideal candidate will be able to pick it up where it currently stands, and manage the tasks on a day to day basis, while adding improvements and advising on processes so that any issues can prevented entirely.

The IT department has a wide range of responsibilities, so as interest is expressed and efficiency added, there will be an anticipated growth in responsibilities.

SkyVerge: PHP Engineer
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Alliances Management Consulting Inc.: Technical Writer - Specifications

Headquarters: Silicon Valley, CA
URL: www.alliancesmanagement.com

The Technical Writer - Specifications will support Alliances Management clients by producing high-quality documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience, working with internal and external teams on process and policy documentation, and acting as editor when changes are needed or new versions of documents are released.
A successful applicant will be an experienced Technical Writer who is responsible for creating high-quality technical documentation, is able to explain complex technical information in a clear and concise manner, and is able to conduct document reviews with stakeholders.

Requirements & Skills:
  • Experience in technical writing and editing of Technical Standards and/or Technical Specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain technical information clearly
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of HTML and Markdown
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Ability to multitask and handle several projects simultaneously
  • Comfort operating in a fast-paced, highly technical environment
  • Ability to work well in a “matrix” organization that requires answering to different managers and working with individuals across different parts of the company
  • Familiarity and experience working with business professionals from different cultural backgrounds
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and a team player—both with managers and colleagues

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in technical writing and editing of Operational Policy and Process Documentation
  • Experience working in a member-driven organization, where member working groups are the primary stakeholder for written deliverables
  • Knowledge of Structured XML or LaTeX
  • Project Management experience
  • Degree in English, Communications, or Engineering

Salary Range:
$60,000-$75,000 USD

As Alliances Management is a virtual company, all employees work from home.  The Technical Writer will do the same while employed by Alliances Management, based in Silicon Valley, California.  In order to meet company requirements to manage client projects, the selected candidate will ordinarily need to work U.S. hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time); however, there will be times when it will be critical to work alternative hours in order to meet client expectations.
 
About Alliances Management

Alliances Management is an association management and consulting company with professionals located throughout the United States and satellite offices in Europe and Asia.  We fulfill high-profile functions for international clients, including EMVCo and GlobalPlatform in the association space and eBay and Visa in the private sector.  We have grown tenfold since our inception in 2006 because of our unwavering commitment to excellence.  Our services include development of international programs, management of global events, financial management, and implementation of certification programs.
 
We are interested in hiring only candidates with extremely high standards and who believe that client satisfaction is essential not only in its own right, but also because it will bring long-term success to Alliances Management.

 
To learn more, visit www.alliancesmanagement.com.

To apply: Qualified candidates should send a resume and a customized introductory letter (which we really do read) to technicalwriting@alliancesmanagement.com. In the body of your letter, explain why you are the right candidate for the opportunity. Please be specific. Please also include salary history/expectations, any additional information you would like us to know, and any questions that you have.

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