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Southern California - 8 jobs in January 2015

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Factual - Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai

Factual is currently hiring engineers and data lovers of all levels in the SF Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Shanghai.

Factual’s location platform enriches mobile location signals with definitive global data, enabling personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences. Built from billions of inputs, the data is constantly updated by Factual’s real-time data stack. We were named one of "50 Disruptive Companies in 2013" by MIT Technology Review. We have a terrific team that is still fairly small and an incredible CEO who was previously the co-founder of Applied Semantics (which was bought by Google and became AdSense). Factual has venture funding from Andreessen-Horowitz and our partners/customers include Facebook, Yelp, Trulia, and Newsweek.

There are many challenging problems to work on at all layers of the stack: data cleaning and canonicalization, storage, deduping, serving, APIs, improving data using machine learning, etc. A great example is one of our most recent products, Geopulse Audience, which stands at the intersection of high quality places data and large scale analysis of user geo-data: http://www.factual.com/products/geopulse-audience . If you love data, Factual is the place to be. Our main criteria are that you're smart and get things done, but you'll get bonus points for experience with Clojure (http://www.factual.com/jobs/clojure), machine learning, NLP, algorithm design, or Hadoop.

You can email me personally at alexr@factual.com, or view our job postings and apply directly via Jobvite: Los Angeles/SF Bay Area Software engineer: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oQR1Vfwn&s=Hackernews

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LOCATION - Jackson, MS, Santa Monica, or REMOTE

We're a small agile team that gives our engineers a ton of freedom and responsibility in developing apps, which include a messaging product and a social intelligence product. We are very open about communication and even the most junior engineer has a voice. EdgeTheory is an Angular.js shop and our backend runs in Ruby (Sinatra).

[Front End Engineer]

Skills we're looking for

* CSS compiler knowledge (Sass, LESS)

* Responsive Design (Twitter Bootstrap, Bourbon Neat, etc)

* Experience with a version control system

* JavaScript Frameworks (Angular, Ember, Backbone)

Bonus Points

* Strong design sense and excellent taste

* Rails - know your templates (ERB, HAML, etc)

* Visualization Experience (d3.js, etc)

Interested? Send us an email at jobs@edgetheory.com

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Lumi - Mountain View / Los Angeles / Remote

Backend / platform architect engineer.

Lumi makes tools that enable anyone to print on any object or surface. We just started a big new platform project (similar to Shapeways but for printing tools) and looking for a talented lead engineer.

Email me: stephan@lumi.co

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Location: Santa Monica, Venice, Los Angeles, San Francisco CA (Happy to help with VISA)

Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Santa Monica, Workpop is a private, Series A company backed by venture capitalists including SV Angel, Obvious Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and Slow Ventures. Other investors, include Joe Lonsdale (Palantir), Aaron Levie (Box), Evan Williams (Twitter, Medium), Biz Stone (Twitter, Jelly), David Tisch (Box Group), Dennis Phelps (IVP), Jim Pallotta (Raptor), Kevin Colleran (Facebook) and Dave Morin (Path) . The company has grown to 12 employees with plans to increase to 18 to 20 over the next two quarters.

We are an experienced team of Harvard, Duke, and Berkeley alumns from companies like Google, Zynga, LinkedIn and Salesforce - currently 12 strong with plans to grow the team to 18 over the next quarter. Our founders have both big company and startup experience. We have collectively launched over 10 #1 overall iOS/Android and Facebook applications. We live and breathe what we do and love every second of it. Developers are the heart and soul of our team, culture and products. If your passion is to help people succeed, we want to listen to your opinions, try out your prototypes and work together to achieve amazing things. Our company mission is to help everyone find a job they love. That mission starts with supporting the health and happiness of our own team and their families. We offer great salaries, generous equity offers, great healthcare, healthy meals, family friendly outings and encourage our team members to take the time they need for parental and/or personal needs.

We would love to hear from you if you enjoy helping others around you grow as developers, can be autonomous and self-driven, and love the following: momentum, chaos, vibrancy, spontaneity, debate and swinging for the fences. But, most of all you have to be passionate about two things: 1. Helping people in the hourly space find jobs they love 2. Cutting edge technology. We are passionate about new tech and are betting big on Meteor.js

Workpop is hiring for three positions:

Full Stack Generalist - Full Time Requirements: B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience) Very strong in one of the following: - Ability to create an interface in HTML, CSS and JavaScript - Proficiency creating applications in one server side framework: NodeJS, Rails, J2EE, Scala, etc. Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading / caching) Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance Understanding of CS concepts such as: common data structures and algorithms, profiling/optimization

Android Lead - Full Time Requirements: B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 4+ years in relevant work experience 3+ years of object-oriented software development experience 2+ years building Android applications in Java 2+ years mobile application development experience (Android, J2ME or Blackberry) Strong coding abilities and experience with Java and Android SDK 
Familiarity with Meteor, javascript, and node.js are strongly preferred.

UI/UX Designer - Full Time Requirements: BS or MS in graphic or interaction design, or relevant experience in a related field 4 + years of relevant experience Ability to work solo and recruit a powerful team Highest level of proficiency with current design tools and software application Passionate about creating, communicating, and defending the needs of the user Experience with a broad range of UX design problems A strong portfolio demonstrating creativity and mastery of great user-centered design on web and mobile

Please reach us at careers@workpop.com if you are interested.

Learn more at http://www.workpop.com

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Los Angeles CA - KEYPR - http://keypr.com

We're redefining the guest experience at hotels worldwide. With our mobile app, you check in and go straight to your room. With our web app, hotels get real-time metrics and tools to track.

We're looking for front-end, back-end, mobile, and embedded/firmware engineers.

We use Python, Node.js, AngularJS, iOS, Android, and C. You should be proficient in at least one of these.

If you like to work on challenging problems, please email me at charles@keypr.com. Please include your GitHub profile or links to code or any relevant work.

Cheers!

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Woven Digital - Culver City, CA - http://woven.com/

We're looking for:

- Fullstack Engineers

- Frontend Developers

- Mobile Developer iOS / Android

- Wordpress Developers

The media has labeled us the "Quiet Giant" as we reach 85 million users each month through some of our properties like UPROXX and BroBible. As we continue to grow, we're looking to expand our engineering team to help build new products across desktop, mobile web and native. We're passionate about building great experiences and we value working with folks who believe the same way.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits in an open and fun working environment.

Interested in working with us? More details can be found at:

http://woven.com/careers.php

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West Los Angeles - TigerLead - http://tigerlead.com/ - REMOTE for some positions

TigerLead is one of the most heavily-trafficked networks of real estate sites on the web, connecting home buyers/sellers with realtors. Startup-like atmosphere within a small but profitable and fast-growing division of Move Inc!

Here's a list of the current openings, but we're always on the lookout for exceptional engineers who don't necessarily fit a specific position:

- Product R&D Team Lead - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/product-rd-team-lead/

- Systems Administrator - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/systems-administrator/

- Software Engineer, Sr (front-end) - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/software-engineer-sr-front-end...

- Mid-level PostgreSQL DBA - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/mid-level-postgresql-dba/

- Junior PostgreSQL DBA - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/junior-postgresql-dba/

Flexible hours, open-source friendly environment, remote ok for a lot of the positions, and dog-friendly. We use a mix of Perl and Ruby, but we're branching out in Ember for new front-ends and we're more interested in using the right tool for the job than in specific technologies.

Sounds interesting, challenging, and fun? Apply to become our next Tiger!

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New Matter - Pasadena (Los Angeles), CA - http://newmatter.com

Our Indiegogo campaign from 2014 (raised just over $680k): http://indiegogo.com/projects/new-matter-149-mod-t-wifi-3d-p...

Software Engineer, Back End and Infrastructure Web Software / Mid-Senior

New Matter was founded in 2014 with a mission to bring 3D printing to every home, school, and office. An Idealab company backed by strong venture capital firms, New Matter is poised to revolutionize the consumer 3D printing market with its flagship product, the MOD-t. Slated for release in the first half of 2015, the MOD-t will be the most affordable 3D printer on the market and will be integrated with New Matter’s online store of 3D printable designs, allowing users of all skill levels to find, customize, and print great objects.

Job Description New Matter is looking for an engineer to lead the development of the back end of an exciting new 3D printing marketplace that’s tightly integrated with our 3D printer. We’re very early so you really get to own this piece of the product.

You’ll lead the development and maintenance of our system architecture. You’ll also work closely with the lead back end engineer to develop an API that talks to both our marketplace as well as our printers. Being self-driven is important since the team is small and we want to build an ambitious product quickly.

Skills & Requirements

• Strong experience developing large-scale web applications and Linux infrastructure, as well as understanding and familiarity of Linux fundamentals.

• Strong experience in developing and maintaining system reporting and infrastructure health monitoring.

• Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking fundamentals.

• Experience with system architecture for web applications, and AWS in particular (EC2, EBS, CloudFront).

• Experience with developing RESTful APIs.

• Experience with and passionate about Ruby/Rails, Python, Django, Sinatra, Flask, Go, Node, Angular, and other various web technologies.

• Experience with various relational/non-relational database technologies (Oracle/MySQL/PostgreSQL/NoSQLs).

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