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Seattle - 26 jobs in April 2015

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We're making a desktop laser cutter/engraver: a magic box that makes beautiful products. CNC lasers have been around since the 80s but innovation's been at a standstill. We're driving the price of the hardware down 5x and building a cloud backend that does motion planning and machine vision to make it dead simple to use. Push a button, out come flat-pack wallets, lamps, board games, and anything else you can dream up. We're up in Seattle, funded, and have 8 employees including 3 founders who've manufactured hardware, sold companies, graduated YC, and built profitable businesses. Check out this article about us: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/slice-and-carve-the... If you like what you see, shoot us a note at jobs@glowforge.com!

PS: We'd love to talk to anyone, but especially want to encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. We're building a product for all kinds of people, and we'd like it to be built by all kinds of people, too.


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AmazonUI (AUI) team at Amazon | Seattle or San Francisco | Full time | Non-remote only, full relocation packages available

AUI is the Front-end platform being adopted on Amazon.com. We are modernizing the company's front end code base, while diving deep on latency, performance, API design, user experience, and cross browser/device compatibility. Basically, we need people who can build libraries, not just use them.

Our team is incredibly customer centric. For any given situation, we have to make the right choice on behalf of the folks using our platform -- and we have to do it at scale. That may sound cliche, but within the next hour AUI will be used to generate tens of millions of page views. And that's just in the US. Worldwide, we're used on about 90% of requests across all device categories.

It's a lot of responsibility, but also a lot of opportunity. For example, we can run experiments that change almost every page on Amazon.com. We can also impact the page load time for the entire site. Have you ever tried to figure out why your site is 6ms slower? We have.

We use these tools (but don't expect you to know all of them): HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, Java, Perl, Git, and a bunch of internal systems

Join our team to help launch the next-gen redesign and create an even better user experience for Amazon customers!

If you're interested, drop us an email at aui-hn@amazon.com


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ActX, Inc. is an exciting Seattle start-up building highly scalable, reliable systems running in a secure cloud. We are seeking a full time System Administrator who is experienced with Amazon AWS and Linux. Our unique Devops environment employs innovative new processes that assist everyone's productivity. Join our team today!

Required skills: • Bachelors Degree in a related field • 2+ years of Linux experience -- must be fluent with administration and troubleshooting of Linux systems and networks • 2+ years experience as a System Administrator managing a 24x7 web service infrastructure, including at least 1 year for a system hosted on Amazon AWS or other similar cloud-based system • Automation experience in scripting languages • Demonstrated experience with configuration platforms, preferably Chef • Availability to work extended hours and on-call support, as needed to maintain a 24x7 environment • Excellent communication and documentation skills • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills; ability to “own” an issue and follow it through to resolution • Positive “can do” attitude that fosters productivity in a team setting

Desired skills: • Experience with Ruby • Experience with Development tools such as Git

This is a full time position offering a competitive compensation package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, 401(k), pre-tax commuter plan, and stock options!

If you live in the greater Seattle area and you meet the above criteria, email your cover letter & resume to: JOBS@ACTX.COM.


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Amazon EC2 Container Service - Full time, Seattle, WA

We are hiring for a number of positions on the EC2 Container Service [1] team including software development managers [2], software development engineers [3], and web development engineers [4]. To date our focus has primarily been on building out a highly scalable set of backend services and distributed systems to manage and expose container and cluster state and for task scheduling. We are now looking to add engineers with a strong systems background, particularly around OS virtualization and networking.

We are a growing team of (mostly) experienced engineers that likes to iterate quickly. We value scalability, operability, and security and expect everyone on the team to have a say in feature design and prioritization. We also have some fun open source projects [5]. If you are interested apply at the links below or contact me (email address is in my profile).


1. http://aws.amazon.com/ecs

2. http://www.amazon.jobs/jobs/265339/software-development-mana...

3. http://www.amazon.jobs/jobs/293016/software-development-engi...

4. http://www.amazon.jobs/jobs/292894/web-development-engineer-...

5. https://github.com/aws/amazon-ecs-agent


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Bonanza.com in Seattle is looking for a full stack Ruby on Rails developer to continually improve the user interface, performance, feel, and other aspects of the site to make our customers happier, save time, and have more fun buying and selling on Bonanza.com.

You’ll be working in the full stack, from the mysql database up to jQuery and HTML/CSS. You should be comfortable receiving sometimes-vague bug reports, and having the doggedness to track down repro steps and make an appropriate fix. You should have the empathy to see problems from our customers’ perspectives and keep their needs in mind while building solutions. An innate sense of good UX design would be super helpful in this position.

Because we’re a small and close-knit team, attitude is a critical element in our selection process. The ideal candidate will be able to speak both "geek" and "human," and will approach problems with a "can-do" attitude.

Bonanza is a fast-growing (averaged 50-100% yearly growth over 5 years) and already-profitable company. It's fun to work for a winner.

In addition to a competitive salary and the typical bennies, we offer strange and wonderful perks like working from home every Wednesday, "Freedom February" (when we move the office to a tropical locale for the month) and on-site massage.

To apply, please visit http://www.bonanza.com/jobs


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PlayFab (https://www.playfab.com) Seattle, WA - FULL TIME

PlayFab's mission is to power the future of games by providing developers and publishers with the best live game operations platform in the industry. We recently raised a Series A and are well funded. We offer competitive salaries, stock options, 100% employer-paid health insurance and a focus on getting stuff done.

Our current tech stack is C#, ASP.NET MVC, EC2, DynamoDB, S3, Redshift, Elasticsearch, and Kibana. We use Jenkins, Salt and CloudFormation to deploy multiple times per day. We are always open to new tools and technologies that make our product and development process better.

DevOps Engineer: Help us in our mission to automate everything by continually improving the deployment and monitoring (both internal and customer facing) of our AWS-based service, using tools such as CloudFormation, Salt and Elasticsearch.

Sr. Front-End Web Developer: We have a solid back-end for games with a HTTP/JSON API. Help us build powerful and beautiful web-based tools to make our service accessible to everyone, including non-developers.

Sr. Game Client Engineer: Help us build SDKs for every game platform (iOS, Android, PC, XBox, PlayStation etc.) that make it a joy for developers to make better games by using our service.

Apply at https://playfab.com/jobs or email me at matt@playfab.com with any questions.


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The Climate Corporation (San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Full time) - http://climate.com/careers

   ====== What we do =========
Our mission is to build great software for farmers. We use a combination of weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, satellite imagery, and weather simulation to provide data and insights to those farmers.

   ===== Who we’re looking for =====       
Specifically we are looking for two full time positions which I'll describe here, though there are roles open across the board which you can check out using the link at the bottom.

Engineer on the Geospatial team You will be building out our large scale imagery infrastructure.


Engineer on the Climatology team You will work with best-in-their-class climate scientists to implement and productionize their weather models.

   ====== Why I love it ======    
– I think Climate is poised to make a huge impact on farming.

– I am surrounded by a group of super smart people that care about the work we are doing.

– I get to write Clojure for my full time work!

I am really excited about the work I've been doing, I am happy to talk in length about it over email at skhalsa@climate.com. If you are interested, please email me directly at skhalsa@climate.com.


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Dato | Seattle, WA - We are hiring front-end engineers (UX and visualization), customer facing software engineer/data scientists, and an inbound marketing director.

Dato (formerly known as GraphLab) is at the forefront of machine learning technology, committed to bringing predictive analytics to the masses. Work with an amazing engineering team with a vision, and deliver real customer value every day. Our platform encompasses prototyping, data exploration/visualization, model building, and production tools, and we offer the opportunity to work on the whole stack. Help move the industry forward in the world of predictive analytics and intelligent applications! Are you a? UX dev: Work with React.js/C++/Python to build delightful and useful data visualization and dashboards. Customer facing engineer or data scientist: Hack on data and get results. Deliver value directly to our customers and help our product improve. Inbound marketing director: define and execute on an inbound marketing strategy.

Job descriptions and application links here: https://dato.com/company/careers/


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TailorWell | Seattle, WA | Software Development Engineer | .NET, SQL Server, C#, Web API, Web Forms, ASP.NET MVC

TailorWell operates a multi-tenant insurance exchange platform for small group products. The need for our technology is overwhelming and the opportunity is boundless. We are a small team making big waves. This is an opportunity to define new products and change an entire industry.

TailorWell needs an experienced .NET Engineer confident with SQL Server, C#, Web API, Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC. Knowledge of cloud services, REST-full APIs, scaling, availability, and security will help. This position will influence both the software architecture and the company culture. We look for candidates with strong opinions on how software should be structured combined with the wisdom and patience to move in the right direction while delivering for the business. At this job you will deliver value everyday, help build a team, and have a hand in defining a market. We are passionate about quality, transparency, and continuous improvement.

- Must be able to work on-site in Seattle

- Must be able to work legally in the US--we can't sponsor visa workers at this time

Send résumés and contact information to joe@tailorwell.com


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Nimia — https://app.nimia.com — Seattle, WA — Senior Software Engineer (Python/Javascript) — Full Time

We are building a home for great footage. Independent filmmakers and agencies can license, share, and archive their 4k video. See our quick intro here: https://app.nimia.com/video/35785/demo/

We are small. You will help decide what to build, what to improve on, and even how to market ourselves. We are in constant communication with our users. Sales, marketing, legal, and engineering meet up frequently to collaborate. We want team members who care about the product and each other.

== Position ==

You will be engineer #3.

Responsibilities will depend on strengths and interest. Some possibilities:

- API & Infrastructure

- UI / UX

- DevOps

- Marketing / SEO


- Experience with Django, Rails, or a server side javascript framework

- Experience with a client side javascript framework such as Backbone or Angular

== Our Stack ==

We use Python, Django, NodeJS / IO.js, Backbone, SASS, Elasticsearch, Redis, Saltstack, AWS and some other bits and pieces.

Contact alec@nimia.com and please include:

* 3 references * Github profile and/or personal website * Resume


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Galvanize, Inc. (http://www.galvanize.com) San Francisco, CA | Denver, CO | Seattle, WA

We are looking for a data scientists and software engineers with teaching experience to join our instructional team.

Practical, industry-based education is hard to access in the exciting and growing field of data science and software engineering. Galvanize has a tight-knit team of established professionals, educators, and community builders that are creating pathways into industry’s most demanding data science and engineering teams.

We are growing our instructional staff across all of our campuses. Our instructors train technical professionals with programming experience to solve real-world problems utilizing innovative educational techniques. We’re looking for passionate educators and practical problem solvers with demonstrated flexibility and curiosity.

Join us in building the world's hub for education in data science and software engineering.

Interested in teaching at Galvanize? Apply here: https://jobs.lever.co/galvanize


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Tableau Software Inc. - Seattle, WA - Software Engineers (PHP/Python) - Full Time

Tableau builds software to help people see and understand their data. We make visual analytics easy, fun, and powerful and are on a mission to fundamentally change how people explore and make use of all types of data.

I'm hiring Software Engineers with PHP and Python experience for the team building out Tableau's ecommerce and payment systems. We develop on a modern stack and some of the technologies we use currently include: MySQL, Angular, Nginx, AWS, Git, Bamboo, Fabric, Laravel, Flask, Splunk, Tableau (of course)

Detailed posting is here: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?...

We have a ton of other positions we're hiring for as well (both technical & non-technical). You can explore all of our international listings below:



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DropForge Games - Seattle, WA FULL TIME

We're looking for talented and experienced game developers to help us build our mobile games studio. We're a 30-person startup financially backed by Wargaming (World of Tanks) run by an experienced free-to-play executive team. We're building fun, innovative games for massive audiences on iOS and Android, and could use your help.


SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER http://www.dropforge.com/job/sr-software-developer-iosandroi...

PROGRAMMER II http://www.dropforge.com/job/programmer-ii/

GAME DESIGNER http://www.dropforge.com/job/game-designer-2/

Feel free to contact us at jobs@dropforge.com // http://www.dropforge.com/jobs/


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Clustrix - www.clustrix.com - San Jose, CA and Seattle, WA -Systems Engineers and QA automation http://www.clustrix.com/company/careers/openings/

Clustrix is building a scale-out SQL database and has a few positions open. Here is what we are looking for:

- Systems engineers with experience in databases, file systems, or other systems at scale and comfortable with designing efficient programs in C. - Database planner/optimizer engineers to work on our planner, which does distributed query optimization is based on the Cascades framework. - QA automation engineers with experience in python and test automation for systems at scale.

It's a smart, fun, and passionate team, a cool product that is use in production systems around the world, and there is a lot to do as we work to make the Clustrix database faster, more scalable, and overall kickass transactional database.


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Sunquest - Seattle, WA

We're hiring developers to work on healthcare software as part of our two-pizza-sized Scrum team. We are the Seattle outpost of a large company headquartered in another state. We enjoy the freedom and autonomy of a startup but also have actual benefits and financial stability. We work hard for aggressive deadlines but we also believe in work-family balance for real (half of us have kids) and we have a good gender balance on the team. Ideally you have C#/DevExpress experience, but what's more important is the ability to work collaboratively. We're all in one team room so we work closely together, literally.

To apply on the official company website: http://www.sunquestinfo.com/careers/job-opportunities (Select Jobs by Location, then Seattle)

If you have questions for the team, I'm the scrum master: jina.chan@sunquestinfo.com


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QuoteWizard - Seattle - Senior Software Engineer - C# / SQL

QuoteWizard is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work on our lead trading systems. These systems buy and sell internet insurance leads in online auctions. The ideal candidate understands complicated problems and designs elegant, easy to maintain solutions which will scale. The candidate must be comfortable working in an existing codebase and have the judgment to make necessary changes to existing code while managing risk.

Our trading platforms are currently built with C# and SQL Server however qualified candidates with experience with other platforms will be considered.

Check out http://quotewizard.com/qw_careers#sr_software_engineer


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New York City / Seattle / Philadelphia -- Curalate

Curalate is looking for talented full-time software developers to join our team. Our team today is deep in the trenches -- tackling some of the gnarliest problems out there at the intersection of computer vision and big data -- and we're looking for a few great engineers to join us.


You'll be expected to dive into our stack and toolkit, and start shipping code on day one. We're not hiring code monkeys; you'll be given substantial feature ownership, and we'll expect you to contribute product ideas as well as code.

We're not language zealots; we believe in using the right tool for the job, and are comfortable with a polyglot codebase. That said, today we lean on:

* Languages: Scala, Javascript

* Frameworks: Storm, Lift, Scalatra

* Infrastructure: AWS

* Databases: Cassandra, MySQL (RDS), DynamoDB, Redis, Memcached

* Front End: Angular, jQuery, Bootstrap

(Production experience with any of these technologies is not required. However, candidates will, at a minimum, want to have experience with an object-oriented language like Java, C++, or C#).

About Us:

Curalate is the leading marketing and analytics suite for the visual web and a partner to more than 500 of the world’s most-loved brands. We’re a passionate team of visual thinkers, makers, and storytellers dedicated to helping brands create authentic connections with consumers through images. And we’re building something really powerful.

Much like the brands we work with, our people are nothing short of inspiring – and we’re looking to grow our team. If you’re scrappy, creative, curious, and FUN, then we think Curalate could be the place for you.

Full details can be found at https://boards.greenhouse.io/curalate/jobs/48681. No recruiters, please.


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Outreach - https://www.outreach.io/ - Full-Stack, Backend, or DevOps - Seattle, WA - Full-time

Outreach is a small, quickly growing, funded startup with real revenues. We have a sexy product that is tackling the un-sexy space of sales automation.

Our Tech Stack Simplified

* Front - React.js (we are big believers in single page javascript applications)

* Back - Rails (nothin' but a JSON api which our front-end consumes)

* Database - CouchDB, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis (help us scale! we process lots of emails)

* Ops - Amazon Web Services managed via Chef

For more info: https://angel.co/outreach/jobs/46560-full-stack-engineer


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Flowroute - http://careers.flowroute.com - Seattle, WA - Full time, non-remote, Front/Back End Devs/DevOps/Sales

Flowroute is a bootstrapped and profitable startup offering a new kind of telephone service that's designed and built from the ground up by telecom savvy developers, to provide simplified, scalable, and direct access to the global telephone network. We break barriers that stand in the way of quality connections, efficient routing, account and service flexibility, and platform scalability.


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AmazonSmile at Amazon | Seattle, WA | http://smile.amazon.com

At AmazonSmile, we help you support your favorite charitable organizations every time you shop, at no cost to you. We’re looking to grow our team as we continue to innovate and develop new features for AmazonSmile charities and customers.

We need:

- software engineers for projects across the full tech stack

- a UX designer to craft our customer and charity experiences

- a product manager to help define the vision for our new initiatives

Send an email to smile-hn@amazon.com if you want to learn more.


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Senior UX Designer @ PicMonkey Inc // Local in Seattle, WA // jobs.design@picmonkey.com

Senior UX Designer Your wild-eyed obsession is our good fortune. Yes, we will embrace your left brain and right brain superiority, your impossible knack for making complex things simple, and your clean, modern aesthetic. No, we will not make fun of you for needing things to be functionally and visually beautiful, or for your meticulous attention to detail. Because we know that all of the above is what it takes to be an amazing UX designer at PicMonkey.

So, come. Join a supportive, collaborative team as we design web and mobile experiences for a killer brand. You’ll work on a variety of projects, from fun, small features to big-impact projects. You’ll explore new ways to help people wield technology for self expression. And best of all, you’ll have fun. Because that is a thing we do.


Work with multidisciplinary team to define project goals and requirements

Define user interaction, navigational hierarchies and workflow models for product features

Develop new conceptual models and design systems or work within existing ones

Imagine new ways people can use PicMonkey and continue to improve the experience

Work collaboratively with engineers and designers to iterate ideas and implement features

Effectively communicate and manage UX projects from vision to release

Create thorough UI specification documentation and high quality visual assets

Skills and qualifications:

BA or MA in interaction design, communication design, product design, HCI, or equivalent

7+ years industry experience in consumer web, mobile or software design

An online portfolio demonstrating strong creative skills, rock solid interaction design skills, the ability to generate compelling ideas and a thorough understanding of design process

A resume that shows you've driven large or complex features through the product development lifecycle

Proactive and strategic problem-solving and project management skills

Communication style that focuses on collaboration and consensus building


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iSEC Partners - San Francisco, Seattle, Austin, New York City - Job Title - Security Engineer

We're constantly looking for great people to join our team. Is that you?

If you love security and research, iSEC just may be a perfect fit for you.

You will spend most of your day thinking about security systems and how they can break. This is a very creative job that gives individuals a lot of freedom to be clever while learning new technologies at a very fast pace. Typical engagements will pair you with another experienced security consultant who you will learn from and teach along the way. Engagements are usually 2-4 weeks long. In a year, you will be exposed to 15-20 products and technology stacks. Your work will typically initiate person-months of security improvements in products millions of people use. You will have access to senior engineers/architects and your findings/ideas will be heard by senior decision makers. You will have enormous impact in making the software people use safer. All of our consultants are also security researchers, with dedicated research time.

We like to let our research speak for itself: https://isecpartners.github.io/

Check out all of our career opportunities here: https://www.isecpartners.com/about/careers.aspx

We're always looking for folks passionate about what we do. We'd love to hear from you!


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Seattle, WA Lead Software Developers Software Development Manager *DevOps (from engineer to Lead). All are posted on our site -


Please check us out! Thanks!


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Seattle, WA. Full Time - Lots of opportunities on our engineering & Marketing teams.



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== tl;dr ==

Amazon Web Services security team is hiring. We're looking for security-minded engineers at various skill levels. Our positions range from journeyman support engineers to principal engineers.

Locations: Seattle WA, North Virginia, Dublin Ireland (EU), Sydney Australia

Positions: http://amzn.to/HackerNewsQ2

Questions: @z1g1 or via email aws-itsec-hacker-news [at] amazon [dot] com.

== Full ==

Key focus areas include:

* Recognize, adopt, utilize and teach best practices in security engineering: secure development, cryptography, network security, security operations, systems security, policy, and incident response.

* Collaborate to ensure that decisions are based on the merit of the proposal, not the proposer. When none of the proposals is the obvious winner, you are still decisive, able to disagree and commit to the team’s decision

* Demonstrate high capacity and tolerance for extreme context switching and interruptions while remaining productive and effective

* Participate in efforts to promote security throughout the Company and build good working relationships within the team and with others across Amazon

* Partner with teams throughout the Company to develop pragmatic solutions that achieve business requirements while maintaining an acceptable level of risk

* Solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context

* Maintain an understanding of the Internet threat environment and how it affects the company

* Find and fix flaws in existing company systems and sites

* Leverage current state of network and application security tools and how they can benefit the company

* Maintain knowledge and skills required to keep up with the rapidly changing threat landscape

* Participate in efforts that create and improve the company’s security policies

* Work under extended, extreme pressure, handle situations calmly and lead incident response teams effectively

* Proactively support knowledge sharing within the team and across the company

* Help recruit the very best people for Amazon through active participation in the overall recruiting process

* Large-scale security engineering Cloud security experience is obviously a plus, but not a firm requirement.

Full Listings are available here: http://amzn.to/HackerNewsQ2 .


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Geocaching.com - Seattle, WA (Fremont) - Junior Sysadmin, Mobile Developer, Software Developer


We are the global headquarters for the game of Geocaching. Our apps and Geocaching.com website allow a global community of millions of people to join in a real-world treasure hunt.

Our mission (and yours should you choose to accept it) is to inspire and enable discovery, exploration and adventure. Basically, everyone’s job here is to enable millions of people to have fun outside.

Junior Sysadmin - (http://www.geocaching.com/jobs/?gnk=job&gni=8a8725d04bbefa8e...) Your primary responsibility will be to provide the first line of support for Geocaching team members, which you can expect to represent around 30-40% of your workflow. This includes provisioning workstations for employees, conducting technology orientation sessions with new employees, managing printers and conference room equipment, and fielding miscellaneous support requests. The remainder of your job duties will focus on systems infrastructure projects. You’ll work alongside the other IT team members to help build and support our unique production and office infrastructure. This includes deployment, configuration, administration, and maintenance of windows and linux web/application servers, network and storage devices, databases, monitoring systems, backup systems, vmware environment, etc.

Mobile Developer - (http://www.geocaching.com/jobs/?gnk=job&gni=8a8725d04bde832c...) We are seeking a skilled Mobile Developer to join the team that creates and maintains the suite of Geocaching apps for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone. The team is currently using Swift to reimagine the way Geocaching is played on the iPhone. We’re seeking a developer who can quickly join in, come up-to-speed on the project and contribute to a growing team.

Software Developer - (http://www.geocaching.com/jobs/?gnk=job&gni=8a3218144a328e95...) As a contributing member of our developer team, you will: * Develop highly scalable and maintainable services and UI components * Write code that is fully supportive of modern unit and integration test patterns * Solve complex technical problems in a collaborative environment, providing guidance to others as appropriate * Follow an agile software development methodology using Scrum or Kanban * Adhere to the architectural design and patterns established by the team * Understand how implementation decisions impact IT and performance on our infrastructure * Interact with key stakeholders at all levels * Proactively propose new technologies and/or practices * Defend your area during NERF wars