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Portland - 13 jobs in April 2015

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Front-End Software Engineer, Mozilla Foundation

Portland, Toronto, Vancouver. Remote or other Mozilla locations considered for the right candidate.

The Mozilla Foundation is looking for a great front-end developer and all-round good human being for a full-time position. We're looking for someone who can bring some expertise in modern front-end techniques, so experienced Web front-end engineers are preferred. That being said, anyone with experience working on user interfaces, with a passion for detail and a desire to better the world is encouraged to apply.

We're best known for creating Firefox which is used by half a billion users around the world. Our mission is even bigger than just the browser. We are proudly non-profit and our principles ( https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/about/manifesto/ ) guide our mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web.

You will focus on building Web software for a new generation of digital creators and webmakers, giving people the tools and skills they need to move from consuming the Web to actively making the Web. You'll work on software that's translated by an amazing global community into 110 different languages. You'll write software that will be used by people in their first experience of the Internet. Does that get you excited? Ready to css-transform the Web? -- Tell us about it.



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LegitScript - Portland, OR and Dublin, Ireland

We make the online health product sector safer and more transparent for individuals and businesses. We analyze and report on rogue online pharmacies and dangerous health products. Our services include monitoring, investigative reports, online pharmacy certification, and health product classification. Our mission includes protecting consumers from fake cancer cures, cosmetics that contain mercury, "all natural" supplements that contain dangerous pharmaceuticals, and illegal online pharmacies that fake their certifications and sell prescription medications to anyone who asks. Our clients include Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Visa, Twitter and the FDA.

We have open positions for software developers in both Portland and Dublin, and are also looking for a full time DBA.



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Hi Hacker News, I'm Colin, CEO of http://Customer.io.

We're hiring for a few different roles:

Head of Product (Remote) http://grnh.se/crqpm0

Scaling Engineer (Remote) http://grnh.se/1ia7yk

Front End Engineer - Ember.js (Remote) http://grnh.se/2ckgoy

Account Exec for New Business (Portland) http://grnh.se/g7tqpw

About Customer.io

Customer.io is a messaging platform that helps companies communicate better with their users. Developers do a simple integration that allows marketers to send email messages based on what people do or don't do in a web or mobile app. Our customers include DigitalOcean, Shutterstock, Olark and over 580 others.

The company started in NYC in 2012 and moved headquarters to Portland, OR last August. We're a geographically distributed team of 13 people.

If any of the positions seem interesting, please apply through the site. If you have any questions, you can always reach out - colin at customer dot io.


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Possible Locations: Portland Oregon, or Santa Monica Ca,

Salary range, $120-$150k

Are you interested in developing web tools and apps for huge audiences and be the driving force that defines projects from conception to release. Then we want to talk to you. WHO WE ARE We are a group of obsessive problem solvers and solution makers, a team of elite technology operatives that craft beautiful interactions between people and technology. We're looking for an exceptional Architect who has the intelligence and technical experience to cut straight to what’s relevant and concisely ask the right questions.

QUALIFICATIONS •Proven track record of working on complex projects •Strong technical background, •Experience with hadoop, Solr, Clondera, Elastic Search, SOAP, MVCI, preferred •Proven Agile, TDD experience •Assess web application architectural design options and recommend technologies and solutions that meet business objectives •Understand and improve existing frameworks and prototype or develop new one •Integrate and convert existing web-based software components •Collaborate with the Infrastructure team to ensure scalable, robust, optimized, and cost-effective architecture •Provide technical and architectural guidance, coding and testing best practices, code reviews, and mentoring to application developers, and suggest new tools and methods to improve development efficiency •Work across teams to ensure architectural designs are consistent and maintainable •Develop and present substantive technical recommendations to senior management •Monitor trends in system architecture and web software development

• Candidate must be a permanent US resident Qualified candidates please send resumes to Dan@wirestorm.us


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DevOps Engineer @ Northwest Evaluation Association -- Local in Portland, OR [$90k - $105k]

We're a non-profit partnering to help children become better learners. Our main platform is a stack of web applications written in a variety of languages ranging from Java, Node.js, and Clojure.

Looking for new engineers to help us bridge the gap between the development side of the house and the operation side of the house. Engineers are directly integrated into a Scrum team supporting development activities, operations, and the deployment of applications.

Experience writing automation with Puppet, Ruby, or other tools is extremely desirable.

Formal job description and application form are available here: https://nwea.hodesiq.com/jobs/default.aspx?JobID=4960435

Feel free to e-mail me directly with any questions: brandon.burnett@nwea.org. We're still on the hunt for two more candidates.


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RedMonk - http://redmonk.com/jobs - Remote or Portland, ME or London, UK


## Who is RedMonk

We're the analyst firm that thinks developers are the most important constituency in technology. Our work shows up here on HN from time to time.

## What You Need to Have

- A rational, fact-based based approach. Opinions are fine. Data is better.

- The ability to synthesize disparate data from different sources, both quantitative and qualitative.

- Excellent communication skills, and ideally experience presenting.

- The ability to write clear, digestible and insightful analysis of complex technology – and not take months to do it.

- A reasonable online presence. You don’t need to be Taylor Swift, but if you don’t know what Twitter is there’s a problem.

- Deep and relevant technical expertise in technology infrastructure.

- A personality that both we and our clients enjoy working with. You can call this the no assholes rule.

- The ability to travel regularly to industry events and client sites. - A passion for developers.

## It’d Be Nice If You Had

- A background in statistics, economics or both.

- Exposure to/training with statistical programming languages (R or Python if you must).

- Experience as a developer, whether as a hobby or profession.

- A broad range of technology exposure (as opposed to being expert in a tiny niche).

- Familiarity with media creation and editing; audio, video or both.

- An affinity for craft beer.

To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, project samples, resume and anything else you think we should consider to hiring@redmonk.com.


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Portland Oregon or Santa Monica CA

$100k- 140k plus plus

Wirestorm’s solutions team has doubled in size in the last six months and plans to double again. We develop web tools and apps for huge audiences with a goal to craft beautiful interactions between people and technology. If you are looking for a fun and challenging opportunity to grow and work with some of the best and brightest, then shoot us an email and let's talk.

This is a highly visible role that requires you to coordinate across teams, mitigate risks and balance business needs with technical constraints.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Manage software design and development by applying consistent standards and practices to produce and maintain high quality software products applications. • Contributes to the strategic direction for product development through effective interactions with staff and management. • Working with customers to understand extremely diverse end-user needs and operational contexts. Translate those needs into functional system and engineering requirements, building an implementation strategy. • Working with customers, stakeholders, and management to formalize software development requirements, prioritize team tasks, and align personnel and resources to projects accordingly • Adapting to changing priorities which result in the delivery of proven solutions. • Applying program management and life cycle management principles and methods to plan and execute complex assignments; develop new methods, approaches, and procedures; estimate resource requirements; plan and implement project schedules; define milestones and deliverables; • Monitor and report weekly status of activities; brief customers and leadership on project activities; formulate effective alternatives as needed; and evaluate and report accomplishments.

If interested in checking us out send your resume to Dan@wirestorm.us and let us know when is the best time to talk.


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Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA; Remote OK for devops

Say Media is a platform for digital magazines. We are looking for programmers, UX, and devops.

We're not looking for proficiency in a particular language, just good engineers who enjoy learning. Our API layer is in python and our front end is angular. There are lots of other technologies sprinkled in as well.

We're growing our platform from 50MM pageviews to 500MM this year, so there are lots of fun projects and challenges. Say has a great culture and great work/life balance.

I'm not a recruiter, just a guy that works here. Check out http://www.saymedia.com/jobs or email me and I'll hand your resume to the right person (email in profile).


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Need Fullstack Developers @ Wirestorm / dan@wirestorm.us

Location; Portland Oregon or Santa Monica

We are looking for self-starting code assassins to slay wildly different yet heavy projects day in and day out.

Skills & Requirements

-Know your stacks (heavy emphasis on Angular)

-Play nice with others

-Appreciate loyalty

-Obsess over every friggin’ detail

About Wirestorm Innovations

Wirestorm is a small network of international talent. We assemble hit teams to do the impossible. Every project is challenging, and every position critical. We don’t have ping pong tables or espresso machines, yet we enjoy a thriving culture of shared invention. Our clients range from sovereign governments to Fortune 500 companies.

Interested send resume and a paragraph detailing how you fit the description send to Dan@wirestorm.us


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REMOTE - Developer - Portland, OR - http://teamtreehouse.com

We're hiring five backend developers. Any language experience is fine, but you'll be working primarily with Ruby and Coffeescript.

At Treehouse we're on a mission to make technology education affordable and accessible for everyone in the world. Come join us and do the best, most meaningful work of your career.



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DreamHost currently has multiple openings across a few of our teams. If you're curious what we do in the hosting and cloud services world, poke around www.dreamhost.com

- Web Performance Engineer - Cloud Storage Engineer - Javascript Developer - UI Designer - Systems Administrator

With the exception of the SysAdmin role, all of these positions can be remote. Otherwise we'd be happy to have you work out of one of our main offices in Los Angeles, Brea or Portland.

You can find most of the job details on our careers page: dh-careers.com

Feel free to ping me directly: chris.mueller@dreamhost.com


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Bigleaf Networks, Portland OR - Lead Software Engineer

Bigleaf provides internet redundancy and optimization, keeping businesses connected to their internet-based applications by leveraging diverse ISP connections.

Our proprietary platform uses Software-Defined-Networking technologies to provide seamless failover and dynamic application prioritization. We have a reliable and high-performance service offering that’s been proven regionally and is in the midst of nationwide expansion. We’re looking for a lead software engineer to join our team to help make that a success.

Here's a summary of what you'll be doing:

• Software Projects: You’ll be responsible for driving the development of new systems, features, and bug-fixes; coordinating people and resources to ensure projects are done excellently and on-time.

• High-availability software design, development and deployment: Our customers purchase our service to improve their network reliability and performance. In this role you’ll carefully brainstorm, design, build, and deploy systems that are fault-tolerant, efficient, fail gracefully, and solve problems in creative ways.

• Troubleshooting: Our software has to run efficiently, and our network has to run almost flawlessly. You’ll spend time diagnosing problems in code and with Linux system integration, testing code updates, and helping with network operations, all to ensure our customer’s don’t have to think about their internet (because it always works).

• Linux Systems Development: We run a software-based network that relies extensively on Linux. You will help ensure that these systems are designed and implemented in a scalable and reliable manner, with appropriate security measures in place.

Bigleaf is a well-funded fast-growing startup, so your day-to-day tasks will vary a bit and morph over time. You’ll be an early team member, so you’ll have the chance to help shape company culture and make a huge difference. We plan to extensively promote from within, so you’ll have the opportunity to shape and grow your career over time.

If this sounds of interest, feel free to check out this page for a bit more info: http://www.bigleaf.net/careers/ and contact me at joelm@bigleaf.net.

Joel Mulkey, Founder and CEO


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Notion - Portland, OR - Full-stack Developer http://usenotion.com

Notion is a new company focused on becoming the central location for teams and companies to talk about data and make date-driven decisions.

You’re ready to be a key player at a startup using the latest in backend and front-end technologies to provide better insights for workers like us to make better decisions when building products, systems, and businesses. Come join our startup team with a track record of success to create your perfect future.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

Be a leader of product development. You should be able to work independently, as well as mentor more junior developers. You’ll play a critical role in defining timelines and development approaches.

Act as a voice of the customer and product. We believe design and engineering coexist side-by-side, so you’ll work closely with us on user experience, design, and technology – not just on technical feasibility, but creative possibilities. This is your opportunity to create an amazing product and see it grow beyond even what we can imagine.

A generalist that loves the details. You believe in writing maintainable backend and front-end performant code that is well organized. You believe in tests and testing. You see the web as just another client and want to push the limits on what’s possible.

Love a challenge. Embrace risk. We know startups aren’t for everyone, and so do you.


* Strong command of core backend (Ruby, Java, Scala, Python, Go) and front-end (HTML5, Javascript, JSON) technologies

* Confidence in designing APIs and interfaces

* Worked with REST APIs and comfortable with the whole request / response lifecycle.

* Strong understanding of JQuery and DOM manipulation techniques

* Experience developing complex applications

* Experience integrating data from third-party APIs

* Expert debugging skills

Here are some “nice-to-haves”:

* Exposure to true agile methodologies

* Familiarity with automated build tools and Continuous Integration

* Understanding of what it takes to implement an application with cross-browser support

Email us at jobs@usenotion.com