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Palo Alto - 14 jobs in October 2015

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Medallia - Palo Alto, CA - http://engineering.medallia.com

Medallia is hiring engineers to build our next-generation analytics platform. World-class companies (Airbnb, Mercedes, Nordstrom to mention a few) use Medallia to create awesome customer experiences.

We are a fast-growing (70% per year), Sequoia-backed company that recently became a tech unicorn; our mission is no less than to transform the way the world's companies view and interact with their customers. We allow hundreds of thousands of employees to access, analyze and take action on large amounts of customer data in real time. We are still a small engineering team, only about 50 or so of us, thus everyone counts.

We are building the new platform based on the latest technologies and best practices: pure REST APIs, based on Swagger 2.0, on top of a state-of-the-art microservice architecture built by our awesome Systems Foundation team. Code is hosted on Github and we open source the components that are of general interest. We host hundreds of millions of records for our customers and run analytics in fractions of a second with no pre-computation thanks to our own in-memory analytics engine.

Please send me a note at kristian@medallia.com if any of the above sounds interesting to you.

Kristian Eide, Software Architect

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Theranos - Palo Alto

Theranos is looking to completely redefine healthcare by solving speed and accuracy issues of current lab testing by combining SW engineering and life sciences using 1/1000 the amount of blood than what is typically drawn today; our process have results in Doctors’ hands in as little as 2 hours allowing them to provide significantly more accurate treatments in a timely manner.

Watch Elizabeth Holmes @ the Clinton Global Initiative: http://livestream.com/accounts/376536/events/4366856

An advanced stage startup, Theranos primary stack is .Net - We are looking for engineers who want to make a positive impact in healthcare. Also looking for Front End & Senior iOS developers.

VISA & Relo assistance (for those already in the US) – All roles are onsite only (i.e. no remote) – No International Candidates.

What’s it like working @ Theranos? http://vimeo.com/107759726

For more about each position: http://www.theranos.com/careers/software-development

email michaelw at theranos dot com

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Medallia - Palo Alto, CA - http://engineering.medallia.com

Medallia is looking to expand its mobile team. Among other positions we are looking for an iOS developer that can drive our product and code base to a totally new level.

World-class companies (Apple, Mercedes, Nordstrom to mention a few) use Medallia to create awesome customer experiences. Our platform already includes a mobile solution covering both Android and iOS users, providing them the ability to engage with customers in real-time, share aggregated data, or analyze customer feedback on-the-go.

We want to take this platform to the next stage, by increasing the social aspect of our application to make it a vital part of our client's organization, and by increasing its the personalization capabilities, so each one of our users can tailor it to their particular needs and goals. We also want to experiment on innovative ways of capturing customer experience information, and on helping companies to engage their employees on a customer oriented culture.

For that we've started playing with new frameworks and technologies such React Native, Flux and Graph QL in order to make our development more agile, extensible and simple. This is posible given that we won't need to recompile every time after a change, that we can have a server with the app's content (we don't have to wait for apples review) and that we can reuse existing javascript libraries that work great.

Please contact me at jmrodriguez@medallia.com if any of the above sounds interesting to you.

Juan Manuel Rodriguez, iOS Software Engineer.

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Amazon AWS - Database Services

In Palo Alto, CA next to the Four Seasons and in South Lake Union in Seattle, WA

The Amazon Aurora database service is hiring across all components (database engine, distributed storage, cluster management).

Aurora is a brand new database service that is compatible with MySQL and offers dramatic performance and durability advances. We are rethinking database architectures for the Cloud as we move from a design point focused on the sharing of scarce system resources to one where the central challenge is how to take advantage of their abundance.

More information on Aurora is here:

https://aws.amazon.com/rds/aurora/

http://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/highly-scalable-mysql-compat...

The official job spec is here:

http://www.amazon.jobs/jobs/321735/aws-software-development-...

Please ping me directly if you're interested: sailesk AT amazon.com

Sailesh Krishnamurthy

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ShareThis | Palo Alto, CA | Full-Time

Most people know us for our social sharing widget which powers sharing for over 3MM sites and apps across the web - and generates a billion social events per day ( > 1.5TB of data). But what makes ShareThis a fun and challenging place to work is how we use that data to power a suite of real-time data and media products for our partners and advertisers.

We're hiring engineers who want to: - Hack on a tech stack that includes the latest in tech: Kafka, Google BigQuery, Meteor.js and Docker - Sift through TB's of social sharing data to provide real time insights and intelligence. - Work in a truly agile and lean startup environment.

Multiple open positions- Software Engineer (Big Data - Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, Java) Software Engineer (Full Stack - Meteor.js, PHP, JavaScript, BigQuery) Software Engineer (Infrastructure - Docker)

We're backed by prominent VC firms like DFJ, Blue Chip, T-Venture - who've also funded companies like Tesla, Twitter, Skype and Box.

Learn more about the positions us at (www.sharethis.com/about/careers/). If you want to know more or apply to any position, email me directly at isaac@sharethis.com with Hacker News in the subject name

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Zugata | Palo Alto, CA| Full Time | On-location only

Help us move to micro service architecture with Ruby on Rails and Python!

We are help employees grow by providing continuous feedback on how they do their job in the workplace. We process hundreds of thousand emails to determine who you work with most and to ask for their anonymous feedback.

We are hiring: Ruby on rails engineers, android engineers, iOS engineers, and data scientists.

stay awesome! interested: kevin@zugata.com

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Medallia Analytics Engineer - Palo Alto CA ML, IR/search, Distributed Processing

My team works on analytics at Medallia, a Palo Alto-based company. Our company's mission is to connect businesses with their customers. My team specifically works on problems like sentiment analysis, topic classification, outlier detection, etc to derive insights from feedback including comments from hotel review sites, transcribed tech support calls, suggestion boxes left at your favorite restaurant, etc.

We've built an 85%+ accurate sentiment classifier which works in six languages, open sourced a Java port of Word2Vec, optimized a language detector for our data, and are currently working on a semi-supervised topic clustering algorithm. In addition to the research component, our team also handles scalability and real-time distributed processing, processing millions of comments per hour.

If interested, please contact Andrew Ko at wko@medallia.com

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Quartzy (YC S2011) • Accelerating Science in Palo Alto, CA • (www.quartzy.com) • ONSITE

We're hiring a product manager and a product designer to take ownership of our rapidly expanding product. More deets at the links below:

Product Manager: http://grnh.se/jg5p4i

Product Designer: http://grnh.se/n17br6

Quartzy helps scientists keep track of their labs so that they can focus on their research (curing cancer, launching rockets, making glow in the dark monkeys...). With 1/10 scientists in the U.S. using Quartzy, what we do impacts hundreds of thousands of researchers every day. Feel free to email Jane careers[at]quartzy.com with any questions you might have!

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Pebble | Full Time | Palo Alto (onsite) | Build, Tools & Release Engineer

Pebble is looking to make a first hire for its Build, Tools & Release team. Responsibilities include maintaining and growing existing development infrastructure, managing the release process, and building new tools for Pebble's engineering teams.

Requirements:

  * Strong Python skills
  * Intimate knowledge of git
  * A knack for improving process and squashing inefficiencies
  * Comfortable in a *nix environment
Bonus points for experience with Docker & some continuous integration tool

get in touch via email: francois - at - pebble

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TL;DR: ThinAir | Backend/Full-stack Developer (Python) | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time | On-site (with relocation!)

Greetings fellow HN perusers!

First off - I am not a recruiter. I'm the actual person (employee #5!) you'd be working with, and I'm looking for someone as driven and passionate about security as I am to come help us make a security product that doesn't suck.

- Who am I - I built the backend here at ThinAir, but previously I worked on Palantir's infosec team, as well as a bunch of open-source stuff (I'm the current maintainer of the Sulley Fuzzing Framework, I've contributed security fixes to ElasticSearch, as well as a few other things).

I love development and information security, so this was a natural marriage of roles for me. I get to build things I want, and change the future of data security at the same time! Groovy.

- What we do - We're ThinAir (https://thinair.com/), and we're changing the (currently awful) data security landscape. We aim to solve the problem of breaches on both the large and small scales, with a good focus on usability from all sides (end user, admins, CSOs, etc). We don't believe security products should be a game of "select 2" in the set of {real security, usability, stability}.

- What we need - We're looking for 1-2 more django peeps with decent security knowledge to come help me build out new features in our Django backend. Do you like self-documenting APIs and inception-like encrypted encryption keys? You're probably who I'm looking for. Even if you aren't exactly writing your own encryption algorithms, I still want to talk to you! Security is a mindset, not a finite set of knowledge.

- How to get in touch - I'm not going to make you submit your resume to a website. I just want to talk to you for 10-15 mins.

Email me (ryan@thinair.com) and we can arrange a time to talk - either in-person over coffee or over the phone.

Be prepared to answer one very simple question - "What was the last cool thing you worked on, and why was it cool?"

Cheers! Ryan

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Upstart - Palo Alto, CA One of the fastest-growing lending marketplaces. Founded by ex-Googlers, they use a proprietary algorithm to look beyond credit scores to predict income potential and default rates more accurately than any other financial institution. wwww.upstart.com/careers

Engineering & Product jobs: Full Stack Software Engineer Frontend Software Engineer Backend Software Engineer Data Engineer Product Manager Associate Product Manager Data Scientist

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mPath - http://mpath.com - Palo Alto and San Francisco

mPath is a new type of mobile productivity platform for businesses. Most people don't need all of their business data on their phone – just the pieces that matter to them. With mPath, business folks (non-developers) can modify the app for their needs (without coding). All of this takes between a few minutes and a few hours.

We launched recently, and we're getting quite a bit of traction inside businesses. We need help building out our suite of productivity apps and extending the platform.

Our stack is

- React/Sinatra web app

- Swift 2 using MVVM on iOS

- Java/Dropwizard and Phoenix/HBase on the back end

- Java on Android

Right now, we have a small but very talented team, and we'd like to add more curious, intelligent people who are interested in solving challenging problems. interested [at] mpath dotcom

The two high-priority roles are:

1. Senior Backend Engineer - Java and Phoenix/HBase

2. Android engineer

Check out http://www.mpath.com/about#positions

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CYANOGEN | Seattle, WA and Palo Alto, CA | On-site Only | Relocation Assistance | Full Time | Visa

Cyanogen Inc was founded to make our popular open source CyanogenMod project accessible to a broader consumer base worldwide in the form of Cyanogen OS, a mobile OS built on Android that is known for its revolutionary personalization features, intuitive interface, speed, improved battery life, and enhanced security.

Here’s a sampling of our open positions:

1) Sr. Software Engineer - Signals & Intelligence Graph: The Signals and Intelligence Graph Team will enable key new personalized experiences to Cyanogen users at massive scales. As a Software Engineer on the Signals and Intelligence Graph Team you will have the opportunity to build a scalable graph platform that powers our worldwide customers with personalized, relevant, and contextual mobile experiences.

You’ll need experience in building massively scalable data pipelines and big data for information retrieval or graph processing using technologies such as: neo4j, Titan, Hadoop MapReduce, Spark, Storm, Kafka, Zookeeper, Pig, Cassandra, Voldemort, Parquet, or Netty.

2) Sr. Android Software Engineer: You’ll contribute work that is fundamental to the Cyanogen experience by adding features to the Android frameworks, exposing them to apps, and allowing for deeper, richer experiences for our community to utilize. You’ll need extensive experience developing complex Android applications and exceptional OO design and development skills.

3) Sr. Platform / Web Services Engineer: Build the scalable, distributed systems that power our mass-market mobile services accessed by 50M+ users. You’ll need hands-on experience with large-scale, distributed platforms, such as AWS, and excellent OO development skills. These services are being developed with Java NIO and open source frameworks like Vert.x and Netty

Working at Cyanogen, you'll get to collaborate with developers from around the world and contribute daily to a platform used by millions of people. Community involvement is an integral part of our everyday work. If you have a passion for open source and innovation, can demonstrate strong skills and a great attitude, we want to speak with you!

Check us out at http://cyngn.com and view all of our open positions here: http://goo.gl/A69etV, or email us at recruiting AT cyngn DOT com with questions.

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BetterWorks | Palo Alto (soon to be RW city | http://engineering.betterworks.com)

Hiring for Fullstack and iOS developers

Join an awesome engineering culture using Python, Django, Heroku, Angular, Postgres and more. On the iOS side we use Swift.

Get 1% better every day!

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