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Berkeley - 6 jobs in August 2015

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BuildZoom (YC W13 - www.buildzoom.com) is hiring!

Our goal is to take the risk and complexity out of construction and remodeling by providing homeowners with all the information they need to make great decisions. To get there, we put the product first and are passionate about building something people love and want to use.

Headquartered in a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco, our diverse company includes an economist who lectures at Berkeley, a licensed general contractor, game designer turned marketer and a team of talented engineers.

Data Engineer #1 - Full Time - Competitive salary / equity

We're looking for a talented data engineer with experience in large data sets, to take ownership over our system that collects, analyzes & publishes the data.

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Full-stack Rails Engineer - Full Time - Competitive salary / equity

In this role, you’ll be working throughout the stack to move our consumer marketplace site forward. Responsibilities will range from server configuration to front-end implementation and everything in between. We're looking for someone that will jump at the opportunity to take ownership of product features that drive traction, which will be used by tens of thousands of users each day.

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See all open positions at BuildZoom: https://jobs.lever.co/buildzoom

Email artem@buildzoom.com to chat about the roles.

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PipelineDB (YC W14) | Jr. Systems Engineer and Sr. Frontend Engineer | San Francisco - ONSITE only | Full time | jobs@pipelinedb.com

We're on a mission to build a new type of database for a modern world in which information is constantly moving, and moving fast. PipelineDB runs SQL queries continuously on large volumes of streaming data, giving companies the capability to easily develop scalable, realtime applications and services using only a familiar SQL interface. No application code is required. This inherently involves solving a lot of big problems, many of which are novel. We’re looking for creative engineers who appreciate the value and freedom of choosing their own projects, approaches, and working with other top talent in a low distraction, streamlined work environment. Our small team has backgrounds from Berkeley, MIT, Facebook, Locu and AdRoll, and we're all doing exactly what we want to be doing: building a groundbreaking new product out of thin air. As an early stage engineer you'll ultimately own a very large part of the product. Which part of the product you take charge of depends on where your interests are, but there are several different potential areas of focus. You'll be entrusted to make sound architectural decisions as well as implement your vision effectively. We are well funded by top investors including SV Angel, Susa Ventures, Data Collective, Paul Buchheit, and more. If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity like this, please send your resume and a quick blurb about yourself to jobs@pipelinedb.com.

Benefits: * Full medical/dental/vision insurance * No set work hours--work when you feel smart * Choose your own setup * No vacation policy other than that it is strongly encouraged * Large equity ownership

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Voleon | www.Voleon.com | Berkeley, CA | Senior Software Engineer - Machine Learning

Voleon Capital Management LP is a technology-driven investment firm employing cutting-edge statistical machine learning techniques. We are looking for an exceptionally capable software engineer. You will architect & implement new production trading systems, machine learning infrastructure, data integration pipelines, and large-scale storage systems.

We seek candidates with a proven track record of writing correct, well-designed software, solving hard problems, and delivering complex projects on time. You should preferably have experience designing and implementing fault-tolerant distributed systems. Experience with building large-scale data infrastructure, stream processing systems, or latency-sensitive programs is a bonus.

Required experience: - Go/C/C++/Python in a Linux environment with a focus on performance, concurrency, and correctness. - TCP/IP networking, multi-threading, and server development. - Common Internet protocols (IP, TCP/UDP, SSL/TLS, HTTP, SNMP, etc.). - architecting and designing highly available systems. - architecting and designing large-scale data management infrastructure. - Large codebases and building modular, manageable code.

Preferred experience.: - Debugging/performance profiling, use of tools (strace, valgrind, gdb, tcpdump, etc.) - Build and test automation tools. - work with well-defined change management processes. - diagnosing RDBMS performance problems, exploiting indexing, using EXPLAIN PLAN, optimizing at the code layer, etc. - working with messaging queues (RabbitMQ, Redis, etc.) as well as distributed caching systems.

Interest finance is essential, but experience in finance is not a primary hiring factor. Benefits and compensation are highly competitive. We can be very flexible for the right person.

Email CV/request for more info to Charles@Voleon.com.

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Vector Software, Inc. || Full-Stack Developer || Berkeley, CA, ONSITE

https://www.vectorcast.com/

We're looking for a full-stack developer (Python/SQL/JS) to bring embedded application developers next-level insight into code quality and test coverage, and to spread that insight throughout their organization. You'll be working in a small team on meaningful, high-level navigation of data for complex low-level systems. You'll be an integral part of development, from analysis, to design, to implementation.

If you're into Web development and have a background with compiled languages, test systems, and/or the embedded space, let's talk!

email: samuel dot fischmann at vectorcast dot com

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LeadGenius | Berkeley, CA | Engineering/Product | Full-Time, On-site

We research lists of prospective customers for our clients who are VPs of sales and marketing. We're a company with a large social mission in creating employment for the 600+ team of crowd workers who use our platform to do the research.

Our engineering team is small and efficient, working w/ semi-structured data in Postgres/ElasticSearch and building out a few client-side apps in AngularJS.

Candidates with quantitative backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply:

https://jobs.lever.co/leadgenius

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Voleon | www.Voleon.com | Berkeley, CA | Senior Researcher - Machine Learning

Voleon Capital Management LP is a technology-driven investment firm employing cutting-edge statistical machine learning techniques. We are looking for an exceptional researcher.

We are a science-driven systematic trading firm, built on the principle that statistical machine learning provides the best solutions to the scientific problems we must solve.

We are looking for a PhD-level scientist to join us in developing predictive models and other components of automated trading systems. You will apply modern statistical machine-learning methods to large, high-dimensional data sets. The work will range from data preparation to model development to production software implementation.

We are successful and growing. Willingness to take initiative, and a gritty determination to productize, are essential.

We hire on the basis of exceptional talent. If you excel in a technical field such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or operations research, then we encourage you to contact us.

The following criteria, while not all requirements, illustrate the demands of this role: + Background in modern statistical methods / machine learning

+ Evidence of strong mathematical abilities, e.g. publication record, graduate coursework, or competition placement

+ Substantial programming experience and interest in software development techniques

+ Competence in solving large-scale computing problems

+ Track record as an applied researcher

+ Demonstrable clarity of thought (not optional)

Interest in financial applications is essential, but experience in finance is not a primary factor in our hiring.

Benefits and compensation are highly competitive.

The above job description is just a starting point in terms of possible duties and seniority. We can be very flexible for the right person.

Email CV/request for more info to Charles@Voleon.com

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