<![CDATA[Crystal Equation: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.CRYSTALEQUATION.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Advertising Operations Contractor Coordinator]]> The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of Facebook advertising tools  and direct experience managing advertising campaigns using Facebook’ s marketing tools. Proven process management to establish best practices and procedures, problem-solving, and analytical skills are requirements, as is people management skills, a keen attention to detail and operational excellence. Success in this position requires strong prioritization, relationship building and communications skills as well as the ability to thrive in a dynamic, team-focused environment delivering against tight deadlines. This is a contract position based in  Austin.

Skills:

·          Leading and overseeing a team

·          Executing quality assurance and guaranteeing a high level of team’ s work outputs

·          Managing a team’ s capacity

·          Strong interpersonal skills and ability to mentor and on-board existing and new team members

·          Extensive experience as a Facebook user and familiarity with Facebook’ s ad products preferred

·          Experience planning, delivering, and executing media, measurement, and creative strategy

·          Strong project and process management abilities, with experience completing projects with minimal direction with high attention to detail

·          Experience providing insights and campaign optimisations/recommendations

·          Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external partners

·          Experience leading and managing initiatives with support from Facebook Programme Managers

·          Anticipating challenges and objections, providing solutions and guidance with support

Education:

·          BA/BS degree required, master preferred

·          2+ years experience managing online advertising campaigns and thorough understanding of major success metrics

·          Experience with managing, mentoring and training team members

·          Desire to be a part of the constantly evolving digital ad marketplace

·          Highly motivated and able to thrive in a constantly changing environment and execute in a timely fashion

·          Proven ability to manage multiple projects and campaigns while maintaining strict attention to detail

·          Problem solving and analytical skills

·          General knowledge of Facebook advertising and/or measurement methods and technologies is a plus
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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Test Engineer - Protocols]]> Software Test Engineer

Job duties:

·          Design, develop and execute test plans for testing L3 protocol functionalities of the TCP/IP stack such as IPv4/IPv6, OSPF, BGP and PIM-SM/SSM.

·          Automate test cases using TCL and Python programming language for testing various software features.

·          Design network topologies for testing L2/L3 protocol functionalities using commercial traffic generator tools from Ixia and Spirent.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’ s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and 5  years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience as Software Test Engineer, Technical Leader, Software QA Engineer, Software Engineer/QA, Devtest Engineer, Technology Specialist, Software Engineer, or a related occupation required.

The required work experience must include 5 years of experience using the following skills:

·          L3 Protocols including IPv4/IPv6, BGP/OSPF and  PIM-SM/SSM

·          TCL and Expect scripting languages

·          Traffic tools from Ixia and Spirent.

Following will be a plus

·          Working experience in SDWAN, DHCP, VRRP, L3VPN, IPsec,  QoS

·          Working experience related to KVM, VMWare, Openstack

·          Working experience with AWS, Azure
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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Test Engineer-Analytics]]> Software Test Engineer-Analytics

Job duties:

·          Design, develop and execute test plans for Analytics related features

·          Automate test cases using TCL and Python programming language for testing various software features.

·          Design network topologies for testing functionalities using commercial traffic generator tools from Ixia and Spirent.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’ s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and 5  years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience as Software Test Engineer, Technical Leader, Software QA Engineer, Software Engineer/QA, Devtest Engineer, Technology Specialist, Software Engineer, or a related occupation required.

The required work experience must include 5 years of experience using the following skills:

·          L3 Protocols including IPv4/IPv6

·          TCL and Expect scripting languages

·          Traffic tools from Ixia and Spirent

·          RestAPIs, JSON, XML, strong in python, Database techniques – Casandra, postgres

·          Working experience in distributed systems, Scaling and Big data

Following will be a plus

·          Working experience in SDWAN

·          Working experience related to KVM, VMWare, Openstack

·          Working experience with AWS, Azure
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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Test Engineer - IPSec, VPN]]> Software Test Engineer

Job duties:

·          Design, develop and execute test plans for testing IPsec, VPN tunnels.

·          Automate test cases using TCL and Python programming language for testing various software features.

·          Design network topologies for testing functionalities using commercial traffic generator tools from Ixia and Spirent

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’ s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and 5  years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience as Software Test Engineer, Technical Leader, Software QA Engineer, Software Engineer/QA, Devtest Engineer, Technology Specialist, Software Engineer, or a related occupation required.

The required work experience must include 5 years of experience using the following skills:

·          TCP/IP, IPsec, VPN

·          TCL and Expect scripting languages

·          Traffic tools from Ixia and Spirent.

Following will be a plus

·          Working experience in SDWAN, Routing protocols,  QoS

·          Working experience related to KVM, VMWare, Openstack

·          Working experience with AWS, Azure
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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Test Engineer - QoS]]> Software Test Engineer

Job duties:

·          Design, develop and execute test plans for testing features such as Quality of Service (QoS).

·          Automate test cases using TCL and Python programming language for testing various software features.

·          Design network topologies for testing  functionalities using commercial traffic generator tools from Ixia and Spirent.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’ s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and 5  years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience as Software Test Engineer, Technical Leader, Software QA Engineer, Software Engineer/QA, Devtest Engineer, Technology Specialist, Software Engineer, or a related occupation required.

The required work experience must include 5 years of experience using the following skills:

·          TCP/IP,  QoS

·          TCL and Expect scripting languages

·          Traffic tools from Ixia and Spirent.

Following will be a plus

·          Working experience in SDWAN, Routing protocols,  IPsec

·          Working experience related to KVM, VMWare, Openstack

·          Working experience with AWS, Azure

 
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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Writer]]> As one of our fantastic technical writers, you will be part of a team responsible for the quality, discoverability and accuracy of the content, for both internal and external technologies. You will do hands-on research and obtain necessary technical content from subject matter experts while translating it into clear, concise, structured documentation. This means sometimes you are documenting something yourself, sometimes you are editing contributed content from someone else, and other times you are fixing and reorganizing existing documentation. In addition, you may also have opportunities to do some coding and project management for various documentation requests.

 
Responsibilities
  • Create and maintain internal and external documentation for technologies and tools used internally.
  • Work closely with engineering, product, and support teams to ensure the quality, discoverability, and accuracy of the content you create and develop.
  • Design, write, and edit conceptual, procedural, and reference documentation.
  • Navigate through multiple platforms such as web, iOS, and Android.
  • Create and maintain code sample fragments and sample apps.

Skills:
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience in writing, technical documentation, and/or developer outreach for a developer audience.
  • 2+ years experience with a programming language, such as C++, C#, Java, PHP, Python, Objective-C, etc.
  • Experience writing, proofreading and editing.
  • The ability to produce and organize content with a clear flow.
  • Experience with authoring tools such as XML, HTML, Markdown, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Experience programming, using the command-line, trying out user interfaces, and working with prototype software or hardware in test environments.
  • Experience meeting multiple, tight deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience developing training materials (slides, handouts, instructor notes) for a developer audience
  • Experience working with infrastructure services in a large scale, distributed systems type environment

Education:: BA/BS degree in computer science, technical writing, physics, mathematics, or chemistry, or equivalent experience.
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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[XML Writer (XML Coder)]]> XML Writer
  • Transfer existing copy into XML for new website.
  • Create copy in XML for web pages within the new website.
  • Collaborate with Media Partnerships copy writers to ensure that messaging/copy is correct for the new website

Skills: Minimum Qualifications

2+ years of experience in coding in XML (not just converting documents into XML)

2+ years of copy writing or technical writing

HTML is a big plus

Education:: BA/BS degree OR equivalent experience.
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Deals Sourcing Manager- Marketplace]]> We are seeking an experienced  Deals Sourcing Manager  to drive deals program  and operations centered on ecommerce efforts.  This person will own working with external partners to source attractive Deals inventory for our platform.  He/she is an analytical powerhouse, loves to negotiate with external partners and somebody who loves creating processes and working cross-functionally across our organization. Retail/ eCommerce industry knowledge in different retail categories (Electronics, Home, Fashion) as well as expertise in a heavily promotional category or Deals oriented business model is recommended.

This person is action-oriented, quickly moving from information gathering to analysis to action to assess current landscape and identify new opportunities. Working across merchandising, marketing and partnerships, the ideal candidate should be able to identify key retail moments, activate them across our experiences and optimize for key performance metrics.

The position is located in Menlo Park, California.

Skills:

5-8+ years related experience in eCommerce or site/digital merchandising, focusing on multiple verticals. Home, Electronics and Deals/Promotions experience preferred.

Knowledge of best practices in site merchandising

Knowledge of category and inventory management concepts

Expertise working in a customer-focused e-commerce environment

Experience working with cross-functional teams, including 3rd party vendors, marketing, design, research, product management and engineering

Superior communication skills with the ability to present to and influence large groups, and negotiate with 3rd party vendors

Strong analytical and data analysis skills

Proven ability to solve difficult problems that span customer facing, strategy, and operations.

Technical background, or aptitude in picking up and understanding new technologies

Education:: BS or BA degree, MBA or equivalent experience
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Product Designer IV]]> We' re looking for a Senior  Design individual contributor  with strong systems design and interaction design skills to focus on the Auto and Entertainment/Media verticals.The right candidate will be a highly strategic lead who can deep dive these verticals and work with XFN to define new solutions for our advertising partners. The goal is ultimately to make this a full time position for the right candidate.

Should be an excellent designer capable of generating highly polished finished designs as the result of in-depth work on the interaction patters, user experience, and user mental models Should be comfortable working with a UX Researcher and content strategist Should be used to working directly with PM + ENG teams Proactive, self motivated, capable of managing their own tasks, milestones and needs Knows how to use data, ask for help, drive clarity and simplify problem statements Highly collaborative

Proactively communicates progress with manager and XFN leads, clarifies priorities, identifies roadblocks and support needs.

Skills:
  • You possess excellent communication skills (you should be able to clearly articulate your design decisions)
  • Some experience with front-end programming desirable
  • The ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision (not just ' how it should look' but ' what we should build')
  • Experience in building and shipping applications or software
  • Must have a portfolio featuring examples of interaction and systems design work

Education:: Bachelor' s Degree required
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Product Marketing Manager IV]]> You will be responsible for driving marketing research insights, developing and executing educational and product adoption campaigns, and go-to-market planning and execution of new product experiences. If you' re analytical and creative, deeply care about product and consumers, and thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments, then we' d love to meet you. 

 

  Responsibilities
  • Create the go-to-market plan, collaborating closely with Product Management, PR, Design, Data Science and other cross-functional teams to determine effective launch strategy, including rollout sequencing, creative asset development, and communication goals to best drive awareness, engagement, and affinity
  • Plan and execute marketing campaigns using a test & learn approach, optimizing messaging, creative, and channels for awareness and adoption
  • Manage day-to-day planning of cross-functional coordination of marketing campaigns, including project management, calendar tracking, and reporting.
  • Understand the nuances and requirements surrounding user privacy & safety, working closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure people who use our products feel safe and in control of their privacy
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product, communications planning, policy stakeholders, and other PMMs to develop and implement integrated marketing campaigns
  • Communicate marketing strategy, tactics, and results with stakeholders
  • Tackle complex problems with a strategic mindset and create thoughtful recommendations and action plans for solving those problems

Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in Product Marketing
  • Experience working closely with product teams
  • Experience  writing consumer-facing language and working with PR, Content Strategy, and Research to refine into newsroom posts, in-product copy, and marketing messaging.
  • Experience working with marketing and creative agencies to develop world-class campaigns
  • Proven ability to launch campaigns in different markets around the world
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Project management skills
  • An understanding of the social media industry landscape
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, start-up environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the broader  ecosystem and landscape
  • Experience with consumer product marketing on social media products

Education:: Bachelor degree required.
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Qualitative Researcher]]> Job Title: Qualitative Researcher

 

-  Collaborate with product leadership to test new experiences for advertisers and inform product design and strategy

- Design research studies that drive strategic and tactical product decisions around hardware and software

- Leverage various qualitative research methodologies to answer the research questions of product team

- Partner with other research teams to leverage best practices for different types of research questions

-  Deliver actionable insights to product teams and document findings for other teams to build upon in future research efforts

- Partner with data science, product marketing, design, engineering, and other stakeholders

Skills

- Minimum  3  years of experience in applied product research (preferably in Ads, Enterprise, Tech, Financial/Health Tech, and related areas)

- Experience working with stakeholders, developing research protocols, executing on those protocols, analyzing data, reporting results, and following through with teams for them to take action

- Prior experience conducting exploratory research,  concept tests and usability test; experience with leveraging analytics to inform qualitative research plans

- Clear  and concise  communication skills. Strong collaboration abilities

Education

Master' s Degree is required in one of the majors below:

- Human Computer Interactions 

- Human Factors

- Ethnography

- Psychology / Psychological Science

- Industrial Engineering

- Applied Psychology fields 
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Procurement Reporting Lead III]]> Responsible for developing all reports and dashboards for the Program Management team within Edge and Network Services team. Work includes coordinating with cross functional teams and vendors to validate source of truth data and calculations, creating and measuring KPIs, running QBRs, creating new reports and dashboards wher required and publishing monthly metrics. Updating and managing content onour Wiki page.

Skills:

Deep understanding and development of Source to Pay processes and key metrics, KPI' s and industry best practices. Deep understand of vendor performance analytics processes and tools. Highly skilled in MS Excel and Power point, Tableau and Orcale Procurement functionality.

Education:: Bachelor' s Degree
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Product Marketing Biz Ops Program Manager]]>
  • Planning: Manage product planning cycles with marketing and product timelines across assigned PMM team(s); ensure consistency and cross-organizational and product alignment. With SPA, coordinate/facilitate XFN planning including reporting, communications, leading offsites, etc. Coordinate and facilitate planning e.g., managing  training across the team(s), tracking data, building team forecasts, managing headcount, etc. and help SPA to close out planning for the half. Clearly communicate issues related to staying on schedule to close out Planning on time.   Synthesizing data to provide roll-ups and presentations of work.
    • On-Going Operations: Manage projects within teams to support leads’ immediate requirements (e.g., Launch calendars, air traffic control, analysis, invoice tracking/monthly accruals). Tracks activities on projects and establish a clear path and owners of next steps. Identify and optimize internal processes for the best results. Identify risks and issues and escalate as needed or resolve.
    • Budget and Resource Management: Manage individual teams’ forecasts and budgets and problem solve around spend, ensure consistent PR/PO process and risk mitigate for SOX compliance and accruals on a monthly basis.
    • Partnership: Develop and manage strong partnerships with leads, PMM’ s and their immediate cross functional partners (Marketing XFN: Insights, Analytics, Media planning, HR and Studio); ensure on-going communications and strategic engagement; identify ways to increase collaboration and engagement.
    • Operationalizing Strategic Initiatives:  Work with the PMM lead to operationalize strategic initiatives within the teams e.g., campaign launch readiness, culture/Pulse improvement initiatives, competitive analysis, etc. Coordinate with SPA to deploy PMM-wide initiatives. Increase visibility of team leads, initiatives and campaigns with executive communications, presentations, etc.
    • Org-Impact Strategic Operations: Identify new or existing projects, processes, and communications for opportunities to improve run-the-business operations within teams that will scale, providing efficiencies that will positively impact the entire PMM org
    • Prioritization: Help prioritize competing needs for the team working creatively with SPA and internal stakeholders. Help leads prioritize in-team projects, initiatives and campaigns.

    Skills:
    • Comfortable and have experience working in a fast-paced environment that has limited structure and plans can turn on a dime.
    • Experience working with and developing strategic relationships with cross-functional partners to develop and define project plans and measureable deliverables/milestones.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to simplify and communicate complex ideas; experience working on executive level communications
    • Experience working across all business lines to collaborate and coordinate programs
    • Knowledge and hands-on experience with deploying project and program management techniques and tools
    • Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organized and independent

    Education:: * Bachelors degree
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    Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[UX Researcher II]]> Job Title: UX Researcher II

    For this position, we are looking for a range of skills in qualitative and design research methods as well as  survey design and analysis.  The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the experience of the company.

    Responsibilities:
    • Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes 
    • Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs & live experiences
    • Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys
    • Work cross-functionally with design, product management, data science and engineering
    • Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways

    Skills
    • Command of a broad set of qualitative and user-centered design methods
    • Understanding of quantitative, behavioral analysis and statistical concepts
    • Ability to ask, as well as answer, meaningful and impactful questions
    • Clear, compelling written and verbal communication

    Education:

    BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.), minimum. MA / PhD preferred. Experience in applied product research.
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    Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Data Analyst]]>  

    Duties:
    • Build data based reports for our advertisers
    • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and a scaled solutions set up to deliver standardized reporting solutions
    • Create custom reporting solutions using data discovery tools and automated systems
    • Ability to analyze data, and draw actionable insights to provide recommendations
    • Ability to strike a balance between working in a process oriented environment, and taking independent calls to solve for problems
    • Assume full responsibility of deliverables and perform thorough
    • Quality check on all deliverables prior to shipping Be a strong team player with good analytical and problem-solving skills

     

    Skills:
    • BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
    • 2+ years experience with data and analytics is a must
    • Proficient in advanced Excel and intermediate
    • SQL Detail oriented execution style
    • Exceptional at multi-tasking and problem solving
    • Fast learner & Self- Starter
    • Excellent written and verbal communication

    Education: BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
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    Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Material Planner]]>   Duties
    • Manage any material related network  break-fix acitvities to ensure timely equipment repair.
    • Activities include spares planning, working with sourcing for ordering, arranging shipments, tracking deliveries...etc.
    • Consolidate information and provide  update to stakeholders.
    • Implement and onboard new data center with current logistics processes to ensure smooth operations across cross-funtional teams.
    • Collaborate with warehouse and transportation team to ensure successful delivery.
    • Maintain and execute inventory replenishment model.
    • Maximize inventory efficiency and reconcile inventory discrepancy when needed.

      Skills
    • 2+ years of supply chain experience, with focus on material planning.
    • 2+ inventory management experience. 
    • Must be detail-oriented and ability to scrutinize for quality of response from the stakeholders.
    • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced, team environment under time constraints.
    • Proven interpersonal skills, comfortable with maneuvering different modes of communication to extract information Customer support focus.

      Education
    • Bachelor' s Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent experience
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    Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Material Planner]]> Duties
    • Manage any material related network  break-fix acitvities to ensure timely equipment repair.
    • Activities include spares planning, working with sourcing for ordering, arranging shipments, tracking deliveries...etc.
    • Consolidate information and provide  update to stakeholders.
    • Implement and onboard new data center with current logistics processes to ensure smooth operations across cross-funtional teams.
    • Collaborate with warehouse and transportation team to ensure successful delivery.
    • Maintain and execute inventory replenishment model.
    • Maximize inventory efficiency and reconcile inventory discrepancy when needed.

      Skills
    • 2+ years of supply chain experience, with focus on material planning.
    • 2+ inventory management experience. 
    • Must be detail-oriented and ability to scrutinize for quality of response from the stakeholders.
    • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced, team environment under time constraints.
    • Proven interpersonal skills, comfortable with maneuvering different modes of communication to extract information Customer support focus.

      Education
    • Bachelor' s Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent experience
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    Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Anthology - Creative Strategist]]> You believe Creativity is what drives innovation in every aspect of the modern world. 


    Not just a thinker, you are a self-starter with a history of passion projects and/or an entrepreneurial spirit. A high-energy, high-output creative soul that needs to keep busy or feels weird. 


    You’ re a media-agnostic thinker who can ideate for any space and any audience. The world is truly your canvas. Experience with developing content and branded content (not just ad campaigns), and the portfolio to prove it, is a big plus. 


    You can internalize new technologies (which change all the time) and best-practices, and then repurpose, reinvent, reiterate, innovate, and teach others in simple terms. 


    You are a content and culture junkie. Music. Fashion. Art. Technology. Movies. “ TV”. Celeb news. All of it. Somebody who sees things before everybody else and can supply cultural references galore. 


    You are a world class collaborator and relationship builder who gives more than you take. Not precious or territorial, you’ re ok with seeing your ideas in somebody else’ s hands. 


    You love presenting to a room, any room, and getting people excited about ideas, innovation, and new ways to think about creativity and storytelling. 


    Someone that proactively shares. Shares their opinion, shares their knowledge, shares their time and their true selves as part of a team dynamic. 


    You believe in relentless self-improvement and learning everyday. And you’ re ok with putting yourself out there, even if it means you might be wrong. 


    You’ re socially outgoing and outspoken, confident and self-assured. But you treat everybody with respect and not only welcome but look to be inspired by other perspectives and opinions.


    You have the ability to package ideas & presentations that are clear, inspiring, and compelling. 

    You enjoy a positive outlook on life. You believe that a strong creative team is one fueled as much by success & brilliant ideas as it is by a positive culture & mutual respect.  And you get the big picture: that being creative and collaborating with the world’ s best storytellers is a crazy awesome way to make a living. Seeing your ideas out in the world is the even awesomer bonus. 

     

    This position will be based out of our New York office.

    Responsibilities
    • Applying your creative skillset to reinvent the way people connect with culture, content, and brands.
    • Learn and champion all there is to about our social platforms, and inspire others to do the same
    • Develop internal and external working relationships that expand company' s  reputation in the creative community
    • Collaborate with the creators of all sorts, from movie studios to digital publishers to TV networks and artists and institutions.
    • Build high-quality creative concepts and presentations, and pitch them sales, media, creators, brands, and client partner teams.
    • Work hand-in-hand with media and sales teams to build fully customized content plans for brands

    Skills:

    Minimum Qualifications
    • 8+ years experience developing creative concepts for content creators, publishers, and/or brands.
    • A portfolio of work that spans across multiple mediums (TV, digital, social media, experiential, etc)
    • An ability & proven track record collaborating with other creatives & disciplines across media, sales, and technology.
    • Legally authorized to work in the US and are willing to relocate to New York City.
    • Basic Keynote skills

    Education:: BA/BS degree preferred
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    Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Data Analyst]]> Ideal candidates are resourceful, action oriented, and has the ability to get things done. Candidates will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and will need strike a balance between working in a process oriented environment,  while taking independent calls to solve for problems . Create custom reporting solutions using data discovery tools and automated systems. Ability to analyze data, and draw actionable insights to provide recommendations. Candidates expected to assume full responsibility of deliverables and perform thorough Quality Check on all deliverables prior to shipping. Be a strong team player with good analytical and problem-solving skills. 
    • Execute weekly “ Rhythm of the Business” reporting for EMEA and NA to inform management on regional revenue trends, leading revenue indicators, and sales effectiveness.
    • Manage troubleshooting across revenue reporting - includes monitoring tasks
    • Own all back-end processes related to SFDC - wild-card approvals etc
    • Provide support on quarterly processes, including creating and managing goal setting templates
    • Conduct any required ad hoc analysis
    • As necessary, interface with Sales, Sales Ops and BI teams for business requirements and scope
    • NOTE: work is global in nature so candidate needs to be flexible to be able to accomodate APAC and EMEA timezones for meetings as needed.

    Skills: Required:
    • Required:
      • 3+ years experience with data and analytics a must
      • Proficient in advanced Excel and SQL, experience in data visualizations and building scalable reporting tools (Tableau, Micro-Strategy)
      • Fast learner & Self- Starter Excellent written and verbal communication
      • Demonstrated problem solving ability with experience providing practical business insights from large, complex data sets
    • Preferred
      • Work experience in a quantitative or analytical field (e.g. finance, business analytics, consulting, banking, business operations, sales operations), and or media/technology
      • Experience working with cross-functional partners & across regions. Comfort with project management
      • Detail oriented execution style, Exceptional at multi-tasking and problem solving\
      • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to present technical content to general audiences
      • Ability to work independently and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment

    Education: BA/BS required from a top institution, ideally in business-related subject (e.g., Finance, Economics) or analytical field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics)
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    Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Growth Marketing Analyst, Finance Specialist]]> This role is primarily responsible for the day-to-day activities associated with SMS  operations
    • Perform reconciliation of invoices, prepare purchasing orders, contact vendors regarding back-up reports to verify payment amounts
    • Be primary point of contact with sourcing and legal team in making revisions to contract agreements with vendors. Organize and refer to contracts and agreements to help answer team’ s questions as needed.
    • Be primary point of contact with vendors for rate adjustment proposals that occur during contract period. Analyze, negotiate and make recommendations for rate adjustment proposals. Prepare monthly price file to upload into system after making rate adjusments.
    • Perform testing of new vendors and services to help onboard new vendors to improve overall quality and drive cost savings. Work cross-functionally with Sourcing team and Engineering team for this.
    • Monitor and analyze spending and volume in SMS.  Monitor quality metrics daily. Identify and escalate issues related to bind health and stability.  Work  with analytic and engineering teams to resolve any Telcom carrier related technical and business issues.
    • Manage vendor relationships by answering day-to-day questions, helping organize and prepare for QBRs, and resolve adhoc issues
    • Assist in Auction by communicating and negotiating with vendors, analyzing bids, making recommendations, and ensuring agreements are executed in a timely fashion

    Skills:

    • Very basic SQL skills, like being able to extract data using SQL, will help
    • Must be very comfortable with numbers and proficient in doing quantitative analysis
    • Budget management and forecasting experience
    • Ability to manage multiple vendors, including onboarding and neogtiating
    • Self starter with project management experience
    • Ability to flourish in a fast pace and ambiguous environment
    • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, experience with a BI or dashboarding tool (e.g. Tableau)
    • Self-starter with experience in project management  

    Education:: N/A
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    Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Program Manager (Systems Engineering - Audio/Camera)]]>

    The right candidate will possess a strong technical program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects, and will have a well-rounded technical understanding of Audio and/or Camera systems. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. As a TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
    Responsibilities
    • Collecting business and systems requirements from internal and external customers.
    • Drafting specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch.
    • Lead and coordinate design/implementation efforts between internal teams and outside merchants and vendors to develop optimal solutions.
    • Make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and remote project teams.
    • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 5+ years of experience in program management.
    • Experience managing efforts with device in either Audio and/or Camera systems domains.
    • Experience taking projects and break them down into pieces, develop specifications, then deliver them in a manner.
    • Experience in delivery and commercialization in consumer electronics.

     
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated experience to self-motivate and follow through on projects.
    Education
    • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    ]]>
    Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[UX Researcher, Search Integrity]]>
    The ideal candidate is passionate about the power of technology to inform people about their world. Successful candidates are strong communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social platforms, comfortable in a fast-moving organization, excited to collaborate and focused squarely on bringing compelling and relevant online experiences to as many people as possible around the world.

     

    Responsibilities:
    • Develop and maintain expertise in public discourse, misinformation, and related media/social science research (both academic and market insights)
    • Work closely with product teams to identify research topics that will drive short- and long-term product development
    • Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes
    • Generate actionable insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs
    • Work collaboratively with researchers in other disciplines and teams
    • Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing
    • Partner with engineers, analysts, and other technical roles to create and share research
    • Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways
    • Collaborate with researchers across the company to elevate research findings on related topics

      Skills
    • 3+ years' experience in HCI, information systems, or related field or MS/PhD in communication, information science, human-computer interaction, psychology, media studies, linguistics, anthropology, sociology, market research or a related field
    • Experience with start-to-finish ownership and execution of large-scale research projects
    • Experience with mixed methods research, particularly the design and analysis of research projects that combine surveys, experiments, interviews, and behavioral/server log data
    • Experience with SQL, R or Python is a plus
    • Experience conducting international/cross-cultural research
    • Experience communicating theory, analysis and results to a lay audience

    Education

    BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.)

    MA / PhD preferred. Experience in applied product research

     

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Network Engineer IV]]> The most qualified Network Engineer will

    • Install, configure, and support a large-scale production and corporate network infrastructure including routers, switches, console servers, load balancers, and optical transport equipment.

    • Provide onsite network support and expertise for all teams on the local data center campus

    • Troubleshoot network hardware and software, working with 3rd party hardware vendors and suppliers on root cause analysis and resolution.

    • Troubleshoot and repair local and long haul circuits, working with both internal resources and 3rd party vendors to isolate and resolve cabling issues.

    • Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while limiting the impact on the production network

    • Use internal software, tools, and scripts to configure, monitor, and repair network equipment

    • Perform queue management for alarms, tasks, and incidents and participate in ongoing deployment projects

    • Maintain documentation and perform asset management of networking hardware including physical audits.

     

    Skills

    • Experience in data center deployment, building large-scale infrastructure, and providing support for Linux based servers and network devices.

    • Experience with Cisco and Juniper Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures including data center switching platforms.

    • Strong working knowledge of routing and switching technologies and protocols

    • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure

    • Proficiency in Linux operating system and experience with load-balancing technologies

    • Solid understanding of copper cabling and fiber-optic technology including cable types, connector types, optic types, patch panels, and optical transport technologies.

    • Solid understanding of data center design, infrastructure, and operational best practices

    • Ability to work in fast-paced and dynamic environments with limited supervision

    • Strong attention to detail with excellent time management and organization skills

    • Experience with IPv6 and familiarity with scripting languages is strongly desired

    • Ability to lift/move 30-40 lbs. on a daily basis.

    Education: Certification such as CCNA, JNCIA, RHCT desired.  CCNP or JNCIP a plus.
    ]]>
    Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[UX Researcher II]]> We are looking for a  qualitative or mixed-methods researcher who can build empathy and understanding through their research to inform product decisions. Researchers build strong partnerships with XFN on this team, working closely with data science, PM, policy, CO, design, and eng. Experience working with sensitive or special populations is a plus. The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about fostering safe, trustworthy, and meaningful social ecosystems, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the design  and well-being of users.

     

    Skills
    • Work closely with product teams to identify research topics
    • Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes
    • Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs
    • Conduct research using a variety of  qualitative methods (including interviews and usability testing), and interpret analysis through the lens of UX, HCI, and social science
    • Collaborate closely with  other researchers
    • Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering, data science and marketing
    • Partner with engineers, analysts, and other technical roles to create and share research

    Education
    • BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.)
    • MA / PhD preferred. Experience in applied product research
    ]]>
    Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Strategic Sourcing Process & Tools Development Manager]]> Support the design, development, and implementation for critical sourcing/contracting/procurement tools and processes, including:
    • Coordinating technical and business requirements gathering
    • Performing tool functionality gap analysis
    • Establishing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) design and Test Plan development
    • Defining Help Desk processes, policies, and resource requirements to support the new platform of Sourcing Tools
    • Developing RACI charts and process maps of Level I and II activities, dependencies, data flows, and deliverables for all in-scope Sourcing Tools.
    • Working with P2P and Global Sourcing management to define an expanded Source-to-Pay (S2P) Help Desk, including defining incremental processes, policies and resource requirements to support the new platform of Sourcing Tools. Produce FAQ documentation and Help Desk analyst playbooks
    • Designing and delivering training material/curriculum, and
    • Tool implementation planning and execution

    Skills:
    • Experience in evaluating, developing and implementing operational improvements through automation and process redesign to enable scalability and velocity (e.g., eSourcing, spend analysis, contract life cycle management, supplier performance management).
    • Analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to thrive in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity.
    • Ability to break down complex processes and identifying key pain points in order to deliver business improvements at local, regional and global levels.
    • Ability to collaborate with and influence cross-functional teams to set objectives and produce results.

    Education:
    • B.A. or B.S. degree in business, supply chain, procurement, finance or equivalent experience.
    • A minimum of 3 years experience in the areas of procurement operations, sourcing process and tool development or project management.
    ]]>
    Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Programs Coordinator, Tech Onboarding & Education]]>

  • Manage high volume of scheduling for training courses across multiple calendars and global locations, including over 200 presenters and a range of 10-300 attendees per session

  • Forecast attendee numbers to plan adequate training space

  • Coordinate with Facilities to reserve and set up large training rooms

  • Assist with operations of onboarding programs including communication,

    participant tracking, and data accuracy

  • Arrange video conferences and space in multiple offices for remote attendees

  • Maintain desk arrangements and tracking for new hires

  • Collaborate with engineering team to improve and maintain scheduling tools

  • Assist and coordinate internal social events, as needed

  • Record and manage swag inventory and ordering

  • Skills:

    • Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks while managing

      time efficiently

    • 1+ years of experience of heavy, complex scheduling

    • 1+ years of experience with coordination of high level of logistics in a fast paced

      environment

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    • Passion to improve processes and efficiency

    • Detail-oriented and creative problem solver

    • Ability to create and sustain productive relationships with both technical and

      non-technical people

    • Dedicated to upholding an evolving Engineering culture

    • Approachable, patient and willing to answer questions

    • Familiarity with Outlook, Microsoft Office, and social media

    • Quick learner with ability to pick up new tools easily

    Education:: BA/BS degree
    ]]>
    Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Program Manager - Optical Networking]]>
  • Manage cross-functional  optical deployment projects.
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.
  • Manage dependencies and handoffs effectively and optimize schedules accordingly.
  • Build quality control and quality assurance into project plans effectively.
  • Ensure that lessons learned are captured comprehensively, acted on and communicated out for each project.
  • Interface with Engineering and business owners for project requirements and scope.

  • Skills:
    • Project and Program Management Experience, Program Priortization, Risk Management, Communications. 
    • DWDM, 100G Coherent system
    • Long Haul / Metro Optical Deployment experience
    • Knowledge of network planning / Network Architecture
    • Network Engineering / Optical Engineering experience a Plus
    • Knowledge of optical vendor platforms (Ciena OME6500, Waveserver, Flex Grid, Infinera DTN-X, Cloudexpress, Cisco, Nokia or ALU1830/ PSI-2T) - Type of line/client cards (OCLD/OCI/CFP/OTR etc.)
    • ISP – experience with fiber, riser build, cross-connects, space/power, etc.
    • Dark Fiber Experience – Fiber testing (OTDR/Power Meter)
    • Fiber characterization – CD, PMD, ORL

    Education:
    • B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience.
    • 7 + years of experience in Optical Networking. 
    ]]>
    Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Analyst, Deal Desk]]> The Deal Desk Analyst for bonus coupons should be organized, detail oriented, and process oriented. You will be the first point of contact for the sales team when they need to issue a bonus coupon for an advertiser. You will utilize  internal tools to generate coupons for the sales team as requests develop. You will need to develop a system to track existing requests and the status of each request. You will also be responsible for reporting on the overall status of coupon requests.

    Skills:
    • Organized: Will need to track and manage requests through numerous channels (email, internal communication channels) and report on status for each request
    • Detail oriented: Will need to accurately report on coupon status on a continuous basis
    • Will need to learn internal coupon processes and continuously apply process
    • Solid/advanced knowledge of MS office products
    • 2-3 years of experience

    Education:: Bachelors Degree
    ]]>
    Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Marketing Associate III]]>
  • Support and execute go-to-market planning with regional telecom partners for Internet.org and/or other products
  • Support marketing campaign development and execution of partners to ensure messaging best practices are utilized across the campaigns
  • Experience in dealing / working with C-level executives and senior management teams
  • Review, optimize and monitor brand usage for co-marketing creative campaigns with partners
  • Develop and maintain partner engagement calendar including campaigns, events and other joint marketing programs
  • Work with partners and internal cross-functional teams to establish, test and follow up on campaign effectiveness metrics
  • Track and record partner marketing campaigns in internal project management systems like SalesForce, Workfront or others
  • Collaborate with finance and supply team to set-up and track co-marketing spends, agency onboarding, PO generation and payment processing
  • Identify and record best practices as related to partner marketing campaigns support documenting these best practices in marketing playbooks regularly
  • Support for content development work with internal content team, production team or external agencies as needed

  • Skills:
    • Minimum 5 years of co-brand and/or regional partner marketing experience
    • Comfortable to work with multiple internal stakeholders, partner with external companies, dealing with marketing teams in partner organizations, agencies
    • Experience in managing regional work and in working with companies in LATAM 
    • Ideally, experience developing co-branded marketing campaigns (more than 1 brand) that drove positive results.
    • Previous technology and / or telecom experience is preferred
    • Ability to work and thrive in a self-starter, fast-paced and changing environment.
    • Interest in a global role with frequent meetings outside of business hours – usually early mornings or evenings, 2 to 3 times a week.
    • Strong creative sense, plus good written and verbal communication skills in English (Portuguese, French and regional language knowledge is a plus)
    • Ability to travel both regionally and internationally as needed

    Education: BA/BS degree with strong academic background or equivalent experience.

    Must be fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
    ]]>
    Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Emerging Technology Supply Chain Manager]]>
  • Ability to partner with engineering to develop technical / product roadmaps
  • Building a supply chain from concept to proto and mass production as needed
  • Experience negotiating and bringing up key component suppliers; Acoustics, Contract Manufacturing, Silicon, Camera, Displays, etc.
  • Experience working onboarding (creating and executing SOW’ s, then bringing them up) with contract manufacturers
  • Don’ t mind doing a lot of due diligence, tactical tasks, e.g. setting up meetings, NDA’ s, meeting minutes, supplier roadmap synthesis/aggregation (50% or more)
  • Very comfortable writing and negotiating development agreements, scope of work, other contractual agreements
  • Comfortable with directly interfacing with highly technical internal partners and being able to distill pertinant information to transact under

  •   Must have experience in sourcing & negotiating agreements & managing two of the following: Acoustics, Silicon, Camera, Displays,, Battery, Light Sources (VCSEL, micro-Led)

    Skills: 7-10 years of experience

    Education:: BA/BS Preferred
    ]]>
    Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Accounts Payable Analyst]]> Accounts Payable Analysts will reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances; Assist in management of the supplier master; Support Help Desk in resolution of supplier queries; Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; record entries; Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions; and Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

    Interacts with Suppliers when changes or verifications are needed. Review payment details, manage vendor information, and respond to customer queries

    Skills: Good communication skills via email and phone

    Experience with Oracle AP

    Education:: Minimum bachelors degree within a business concentration
    ]]>
    Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Producer]]> Responsibilities
    • Collaborate with and support the Executive Producer (EP). Serve as an active participant in the organization and day-to-day business activities of the Lab initiative, including, but not limited to:
      • Filmmaker, Nonprofit, Advisor and Partner communication:  Proactive and reactive participant communications to communicate program goals, field and answer questions, and loop in teams as needed.  
      • Asset Management:  Create, organize and manage cloud data storage folders/destinations that include project assets including legal documents, logos, project photos and videos, among others.
      • Festival tracking and communication:  Collaborate with EP on Tier 1 festival strategy and execution. Communicate regularly with filmmakers about upcoming festivals, deadlines and requirements. Lead regional festival strategy and execution. Foster relationships and negotiate terms for festival participation.
      • Summit:  Attend and support all aspects of planning and execution of the  Summit on June 6-8 in Northern  CA . 
      • Equipment shipment and tracking:  Manage production asset equipment inventory and ship to program participants as needed.
      • Websites:  Update  website with current news, participants and accomplishments. Create and update project profiles, credit lists and production stills on IMDB, festival sites and other relevant portals.
      • Social Media:  Liaise with the  social media team to communicate priority events and news for monthly social media publication schedule.
      • Production:  Monitor all production projects, review project rough cuts throughout the production process and provide feedback. Escalate issues to EP for review and action.
      • Meetings:  participate in and take notes at biweekly stakeholder meetings.
      • Travel and Activations:  Oversee and plan project showcases at festivals and events as needed.

    Skills:
    • 3-5 years professional video, film or production experience.
    • Self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong computer software skills, including MS Office, Keynote, Quip and CMS.
    • Bachelor’ s degree in Film Production, Creative Writing, Social Justice or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’ s preferred.
    • Passion for VR and familiarity with digital entertainment.
    • Motivated to work in social good sector.
    • Availability and willingness to travel.
    • Grace under pressure.
    • Background with creators, nonprofits and/or foundations a plus.

    Background in the social good sector with an understanding of non-profit strategy, marketing, fundraising and branding a plus.

    Education:: Bachelors degree in Film Production, Creative Writing, Social Justice or equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters preferred.
    ]]>
    Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Job Title: Software Engieer

     
    • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements, work with cross-functional data and products teams and build efficient and scalable data solutions.
    • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.
    • Optimize and maintain existing pipelines and implement new ones.
    • Produce ad hoc analyses to aid team in understanding patterns and trends in incoming data
    • Help analyze, visualize, and provide analytics on data to build dashboards and reporting solutions to support multiple team projects
    • Proactively identify recurring needs and create fully automated pipelines.
    • Work with data infrastructure and data engineering teams to triage infra issues and drive to resolution.
    • Monitor and manage the SLA for all data sets and systems in allocated areas of ownership.

    Skills:
    • 2+ years hands-on experience with Linux and shell scripting
    • 2+ years hands-on experience in MySQL database administration, implementation and maintenance
    • 2+ years hands-on experience in SQL or similar languages and development experience in at least one scripting language
    • Data architecture, data modeling and schema design skills
    • Ability to analyze data to identify deliverables, gaps and inconsistencies.
    • Experience working with enterprise DE tools, ability to learn in-house DE tools quickly
    • Excellent communication skills and proven experience in leading data driven projects from definition through interpretation and execution
    • Ability to initiate and drive projects with all stakeholders

    Education:: BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
    ]]>
    Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Management Operations Assistant]]> Project Management Operations Assistant

     
    • Provide support to Project Management Operations Specialist (PMOS) and Americas Project Management team
    • Manage Purchase Orders, including the following tasks:
      • Entering requisitions for construction, art, and furniture (Product/Services, Ergo and IT) and coordinating with Accounting Department regarding coding
      • Investigating overbilled Purchase Orders and keeping Purchasing Department apprised of progress
      • Monitoring requisition progress and proactively following up on delays or rejections
      • Auditing Purchase Orders to see what can be closed
      • Preparing and submitting manual payment requests
    • Coordinate badge and equipment requests, effectively track badge requests, and proactively extend badges as appropriate to ensure access is not denied.
    • Onboard Suppliers into financial system and proactively follow-up regarding delays.
    • Coordinate events or tours with Events Team.
    • Assist with Contract generation and routing:
      • Review assigned contracts for errors
      • Route contracts via EchoSign according to Approval Authority Matrix
      • Prepare routing forms for VP/CFO signature
      • Scan and file signed documents in Dropbox database and in-house Contracts Tool
      • Audit and update contract tracker to keep contracts moving along
    • Open mail and route appropriately. Scan and file Preliminary Notices.
    • Assist Suppliers with payment inquiries and act as liaison with Facebook’ s AP Department
    • Communicate any onboarding or payment issues to PMOS and escalate as necessary.
    ]]>
    Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager, Edge and Services Network]]> Responsibilities
    • Collaboratively facilitates achievement of evolving milestones working directly with partner teams.
    • Untangles complex scheduling challenges, including those without precedent
    • Risk management and mitigation
    • Simultaneous use of multiple task tracking, project management and collaborative software tools
    • Occasional domestic and international business travel (10-20%)

    Skills: Minimum Qualifications
    • Experience working as a project manager or in a similar function within dynamic fast paced companies or groups with complex, sometimes ambiguous or contradictory technical requirements, with a heavy emphasis on cross functional and external partner buy-in.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
    • Wide breadth of experience vs. depth in any particular area.

    Education:: * BA/BS in related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
    ]]>
    Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Design Program Manager]]>
  • Support and execute special programs that build culture and drive our strategy forward. These may include team offsites, team onsites, and social events
  • Build impactful relationships across the full design team in Seattle
  • Serve as a dependable point of contact/link to DPMs and cross-functional teams in Menlo Park
  • Help raise the profile of product design internally and externally by working closely with Product Design managers and program owners to implement impactful events, speakers, education or activities
  • Proactively raise and resolve issues around our initiatives before they are a problem for individuals
  • Support product leads with effective team communication, proactive problem solving, information distribution
  • Measure impact of programs and initiatives both qualitatively and quantitatively
  • Track and move initiatives forward working with multiple stakeholders
  • Facilitate meetings such as preparing impactful agendas, establishing next steps and owners

  • Skills:
    • Minimum ~7yrs in project/program management
    • Experience working with designers and passion around creating strong design communities
    • 7+ years of experience as a producer, project manager or program manager with a background establishing programs, supporting teams, and developing relationships
    • Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented, and delivering results in a highly organized manner
    • Successful in fast-paced environment that requires independent time management, task prioritization, flexibility, and keen ability to identify problems and proactively work towards solutions
    • Committed and motivated to building a deep subject matter knowledge about design, what motivates designers and what makes them successful

    Education:: BA
    ]]>
    Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Program Manager - Fiber Site Delivery]]>
  • Manage cross-functional site infrastructure projects in a matrix organization covering a range of areas (data center, office, PoP, datacenter network & backbone network, CDN, hardware systems, capacity management).
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Provide hands on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.
  • Manage dependencies and handoffs effectively and optimize schedules accordingly.
  • Build quality control and quality assurance into project plans effectively.
  • Ensure that lessons learned are captured comprehensively, acted on and communicated out for each project.
  • Ensure consistency across projects, regions globally and alignment with other TPM’ s.
  • Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
  • Interface with Engineering and business owners for project requirements and scope.

  •  

    Fiber Delivery
    • Experience with Dark Fiber Delivery - (OSP + ISP). 
    • Understanding of fiber characteristics 
    • Understanding of various types of Fibers
    • Understanding and with some hands-on experience with OTDR 
    • Understanding and wish some hands of experience with fiber test equipment – Power Meter, Laser Source, Cleaning supplies
    • Understanding of types of Connectors: SC/LC/FC - UPC vs APC
    • Some level of understanding of DWDM – Signal Flow – Router to Router

    Space/Power
    • Understanding and experience in the space/power domain
    • Experience and background in collo build outs and operational fit-outs Statement of Work.
    • Understanding of Capacity to R/S/P planning. Experience and understanding of space and power calculation.
    • Understanding of AC vs DC power.

      Education
    • B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience.
    • 7 + years of experience in Networking - IP, Optical or Fiber. 
    ]]>
    Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Administrative Assistant IV]]> Coordinate internal and external meetings for 2+ Executives
    Manage hectic and complex calendars
    Prepare expense reports
    Coordinate both domestic and international travel arrangements

    Work well with our comms and PR teams for all press asks and speaking engagements
    Organize space planning and large offsite events
    General office duties as needed
    Build cross-functional relationships between departments
    Able to multi-task and change direction quickly
    Maintain confidentiality of all appropriate communications and documentation

    Skills:

    5+ years of recent experience providing administrative support to 1 or more executives (recent is within last 3-5 years)
    5+ years of experience coordinating travel logistics on behalf of 1 or more executives
    5+ years of calendar management and expense report management for 1 or more executives
    Excellent computer skills and comprehension of Outlook

    Strong knowledge in the following programs:   PowerPoint, Excel, Word, keynote, Quip, Concur, 
    Incredibly organized and detail-oriented
    Able to prioritize multiple assignments
    Excellent communication skills via all means of communication
    Strong scheduling and calendar prioritization skills
    Knowledgeable about organizing small and large off-site events
    Experience with scaling space management and planning to accommodate regular growth amongst teams
    Able to thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere
    Able to hit the ground running and take charge of the position
    Must be able to work collaborative with the admin org
    Must be flexible and able to quickly react to last minute changes
    Constantly searching for new and exciting ways to strengthen team programs
    Be proactive and self-directed with an ability to take direction
    Active knowledge of how to engage team members and interact with managers to make quick and effective transitions
    Strong work ethic
    An understanding of how to assimilate in a new group with a proven record of solid connections and successful relationships
    Experience at a high-tech company preferred, but not required

    Education:: BA/ BS or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Research Analyst II]]> This person will provide statistical analysis support for 1 large project that is in process. The person may also be asked to provide some research consultation with respect to analysis approaches of smaller studies to support the derivation of statistical reports to support research studies in physical ergonomics and human factors work.

     

    Duties

    Plan for and execute on statistical analysis for in progress large data set of participant data (N=3000+ people, potentially hundreds of data points per person)

    Creation of code (in R, Matlab or equivalent) that can be leveraged to analyse large data set.

    Work with science staff to translate their research questions to analysis tools and results.

    Work with database engineer to understand how to pull data from existing database

    On demand consultation for analysis of smaller studies

    Skills:
    1. Experience with large multi-variate data sets.
    2. Exhibited experience with multivariate analysis approaches, Principal components analysis, Independent components analysis, hierarchical regression modelling, non-linear regression and modeling.
    3. Prior experience with R, Matlab, Python, SAS or equivalent for the analysis of large data sets.
    4. Background with epidemiology approaches to statistical analysis is advantageous
    5. Understanding of 3D geometry is an asset.
    6. Understanding of large database infrastructure (SQL) is an asset.

    Education:: MA in statistics or epidemiology. Ph.D. is statistics, epidemiology, psychology or related field preferred.
    ]]>
    Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Market Research Contractor]]> Job Title: Market Research Contractor
    • Design and execute custom primary research using a variety of methods. Independently determine the best methodology and sample plan to produce meaningful and high impact business implications.
    • Analyze survey and internal behavioral data to find patterns in data to tell a story about the research results that has business implications
    • Work closely with product and business teams. Effectively communicate research findings and drive impact
    • Manage large research tracking programs in partnership with research vendors, providing direction on research sample plan, questionnaire, analysis and ensuring projects are hitting milestones on-time
    • Manage the operations of multiple large research programs

    Skills:
    • 5+ years of market research or quantitative research experience
    • Survey design expert
    • Experience with technology products and international markets a plus
    • At least two years of experience working at a marketing research agency preferred
    • Experience with managing large international tracking programs preferred
    • Command of a broad set of research methods and analytic tools (SPSS, R)

    Education:: Bachelor' s is the minimum, but Masters degree in market research, psychology, social science, statistics, MBA or a related field preferred.
    ]]>
    Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Administrative Assistant]]> Job Title: Administrative Assistant

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for core admin duties as well as project work such as events. This individual should have 3yrs+ experience supporting  an exec and 3 direct reports and surrounding team. This candidate must have calendaring, event planning and administrative support experience

    Skills:
    • Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Quip, Concur, Minutes, Event Planning, Budget

    Education:: BA/ BS or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Engineering Project Coordinator II]]>
  • Primarily drive device allocation and distribution to expedite delivery of units to cross functional teams, while ensuring accurate accounting of unit inventory.
  • Support Hardware EPM team day-to-day activities across multiple projects. Activities include but not limited to; PO requests, tracking budget and monthly accruals, shipping requests, vendor tool management, and program documentation support.
  • Manage on-boarding of vendors, providing access and coordination of the use of engineering resources and project tools.

  • Skills:
    • Ability to organize workload to handle multiple tasks, work effectively, maintain accuracy and follow-through, and meet deadlines in a strong service-oriented environment with changing priorities and frequent interruptions.
    • Experience organizing, tracking inventory and maintaining documentation.
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness to anticipate and recognize problems, suggest appropriate alternatives or solutions, initiate or implement solutions, and follow through independently.
    • Strong communication and co-ordination skills
    • 2+ years of project coordination and/or inventory management experience on large-scale complex projects
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and coordinate with internal staff and external consultants, vendors and other stakeholders
    • Must be familiar with Excel, project management software, and Powerpoint and/or Keynote

    Education:: Bachelors degree
    ]]>
    Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Coordinator]]> The Global Sales Learning Coordinator will support various programs in the Global Sales Learning organization, including Onboarding, New Hire Bootcamps, Mentoring & Buddy programs, and reporting development. This will include logistical coordination for sessions, planning and execution of programs, learner support, and all learning systems configurations.

    Skills:

    • - Logistics for Onboarding
      - Logistics for regional bootcamps for Austin and Sao Paulo

      - Training deck translations from English to Portuguese
      - Operations of mentoring and buddy programs 
      - Coordination of pilots with call centers 
      - LMS session configurations 
      - Swag ordering and management 
      - Scheduling support facilitation
      - Tracking attendance
      - Answering tickets
      - Building and configuring of evaluation surveys and reporting
      - Managing Tasks queue for any questions from audience globally regarding on-boarding and on-going programs

    Education:: * Bachelors degree
    ]]>
    Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[UX Researcher II]]> Our work ranges from formative to evaluative. For this position, we are looking for a mixed methods or qualitative researcher to work on several projects in our Seattle office.  The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social computing, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the design of Facebook. 

     

    Responsibilities include: 
    • Work closely with product teams and other researchers to identify research topics
    • Design studies that  seek to understand both user behavior and attitudes
    • Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs
    • Conduct research using a variety of methods
    • Work cross-functionally with design, analytics, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing
    • Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways

    Skills:
    • Ability to carry out research projects from  start to finish
    • Ability to determine  which research methods to use to answer  a particular  research question 
    • Experience with putting together crisp and clear research reports
    • Experience with two or more of the following methods: interviews, usability studies, focus groups, intercepts, iterative design testing, in-home visits, field work, survey design, survey analysis, content analysis, statistical analysis, other other HCI- or social science-based method

    Education:
    • BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.)
    • MA / PhD preferred
    • Experience in applied product research preferred
    • Prefer a mixed methods researcher but open to a qual or quant only researcher
    ]]>
    Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[CRM Manager]]> We are seeking a CRM Manager to join the CRM team in consumer hardware R&D division. This person will work with their partners in product marketing, e-commerce, decision science, customer experience and creative. The CRM Manager will develop effective and compelling programs that drive acquisition, loyalty, engagement and advocacy for new, category-defining consumer products.
    • Develop and execute CRM programs to achieve growth and engagement objectives
    • Partner with Product Marketing to develop campaign strategies that support product launches and on-going business needs
    • Guide and oversee strategic direction of campaigns via creative briefs, messaging documents, and collaborative feedback
    • Partner with internal teams and external agencies to deliver effective and compelling programs and campaigns that drive acquisition, loyalty, engagement and advocacy
    • Contribute to the overall integrated marketing strategy for the launch of products
    • Optimize campaign performance through data insights and provide performance read outs to leadership

    Skills:
    • 4+ years experience in CRM across strategy, implementation and ongoing management
    • Experience working across multiple channels, including email, social media and messaging
    • Experience working with external agencies in the development of customer communications
    • Ability to drive initiatives at both a strategic and executional level
    • Sees ambiguity as opportunity
    • Enjoys working closely with many cross-functional teams
    • Strong quantitative analytical ability
    • Comfort in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
    • Passionate about technology, internet and connectivity trends

    Education:: BA/BS degree in Marketing or similar field
    ]]>
    Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer III]]> The Software Engineer will develop software for calibration of hardware components for a new generation of AR/VR systems. This includes robotics control automation, automation scaling software development, data analysis software, and image processing algorithms tuning/development. In addition, the Software Engineer will work with the team to help design, setup, and run practical experiments related to real-time, long-duration sensing and rendering.

    Skills:

    Minimal requirements:

    3+ years experience with real world system building and data collection, including design, coding (C++) and evaluation (C++/Python/Matlab)

    Knowledge of the following runtime environments: Linux, Windows.

    Knowledge of source control and team collaboration tools such as git and mercurial

     

    Preferred:

    5+ years experience in modern C++, experience with robotics, hardware calibration, and/or computer vision algorithms is a plus

    Education: BS/MS in Software Engineering
    ]]>
    Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Security Analyst, Vulnerability Management]]> Job Title: Security Analyst, Vulnerability Management

     
    • Triage incoming software, systems, and infrastructure vulnerabilities on a daily basis.
    • Research and reproduce vulnerabilities and the ideal way to mitigate them.
    • Proactively update service and system owners of potential vulnerabilities and work with them on resolution.
    • Configure internal tooling to automate repetitive manual process
    • Create security tasks from different programs and work with security engineers and engineering teams to classify and fix security bugs.
    • Capture metrics and use data to measure impact and drive internal improvements.

    Skills:
    Minimum Qualifications
    • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
    • Basic understanding of information security principles.
    • Experience with infrastructure technologies, system administration, vulnerability management and/or network security.
    • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills, detail oriented & organized approach, excellent communication, developed interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to manage competing priorities and simultaneous projects in a fast paced environment.
    Preferred Qualifications 
    • Experience in a tech field and understanding of web application architectures
    • Experience with security tools such as vulnerability scanners (Nessus, Qualys, Nexpose)
    • Experience working in a web/tech company is highly desirable.
    • Experience with query languages and data visualization tools (i.e. tableau)

    Education: B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
    ]]>
    Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Social Marketing Manager]]> We are  looking for a Social Marketing Manager to lead key work streams within the Global Social Marketing team. This is a 7 month maternity cover contract, from June-January 2019. A doer with proven experience leading projects and cross-functional (XFN) projects, you will work with multiple internal partners (Comms Planning, Insight & Analytics, Comms (PR), Product Marketers, Partnerships) and external vendors (creative agency and our moderation partner). You will focus on delivering successful community content both on and off platform, as well as building external fame and visibility for our initiatives. 

    The successful candidate will be expert at relationship building: open, tenacious, curious, and a community champion.
    Responsibilities
     
    • A champion for social marketing strategy, making sure that our editorial focus is protected and promoted.
    • An expert in understanding what works for social media  Community, making sure that the content we develop has the greatest impact and resonance.
    • Experience developing creative content for social channels. Experience of working with creative agencies a must.
    • Experience in creating content from strategy through to ideation and production and overseeing campaign launches and reporting.
    • Building reach and exposure for our content, both on-platform and off:
      • Internal - forging strong XFN relationships to get support and endorsement.
      • Partnering with Comms Planning on effective distribution strategy.
      • Partnering with publishers, media owners and influencers to collaborate on social marketing program.
    • Understanding and experience of creating content for all major social platforms (YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn).
    • Experience working with community management partners or vendors specializing in moderation.
    • Experience working with research partners and analyzing cultural, community, media and market trends to inform strategic and creative development for content. 

    Skills: 
    Minimum Qualifications
     
    • 7+ years experience working in a social marketing focused role within a company or at a creative, content or social agency.
    • Ideal background in account handling or strategy.
    • Experience collaborating within dynamic and matrixed organizations.
    • Analytical and data-driven.

    Education:: BA/BS degree preferred
    ]]>
    Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Android Developer]]> As member of the team, you will be responsible for designing, developing and unit-testing various modules for cokmpany products. You will take ownership for large software components, work with product management on customer requirements, apply your knowledge to functional design, utilize your programming skills for efficient and robust implementation, and interact with quality assurance teams in the whole software development cycle
    • Experience with Android development
    • Proficient with Swift, Core Data, Xcode
    • Strong knowledge of Android SDK
    • Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML5, XML and CSS is plus
    • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
    • Working experience in DeveOps and CI/CD tools
    • Understanding UX/UI techniques specifically for Android, iPhone and iPAD.
    ]]>
    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[iOS Developer]]>  

    As member of this team, you will be responsible for designing, developing and unit-testing various modules for the company products. You will take ownership for large software components, work with product management on customer requirements, apply your knowledge to functional design, utilize your programming skills for efficient and robust implementation, and interact with quality assurance teams in the whole software development cycle
    • Experience with iOS  development
    • Proficient with Swift, Core Data, Xcode
    • Strong knowledge of Android SDK
    • Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML5, XML and CSS is plus
    • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
    • Working experience in DeveOps and CI/CD tools
    • Understanding UX/UI techniques specifically for Android, iPhone and iPAD.
    ]]>
    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Administrative Assistant]]> The ideal candidate will be responsible for core admin duties as well as project work such as events. This individual should have 4 yrs+ experience supporting a VP or above or other legal professionals, and will be directly supporting 3 lawyers in the legal department and surrounding team initiatives. This candidate must have calendaring, event planning and administrative support experience.

    Skills:
    • Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Quip, Concur, Minutes, Event Planning, Budget

    Education:: BA/ BS or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Mechanical Assembly Technician]]> We are  looking for an Assembly Tech to support the development of our novel communications technologies. In this role, you will use your experience as an aerospace technician to work side by side with the design engineers, handling and testing first-of-a-kind hardware.

     
    • Work with the engineering team on all aspects of the prototyping process, including quality and safety
    • Use your fabrication and assembly skills to support the assembly, installation, and electrical mates of sensitive aerospace components
    • Review procedures with the engineers prior to performing them, proactively identify issues, and suggest solutions
    • Support system testing which may include vibration, thermal, vacuum, and functional testing
    • Maintain Tool Control, ESD, and FOD standards in work areas
    • Independently resolve routine questions and problems
    • Support cleanroom activities, including maintaining the operation of the cleanroom, and performing precision cleaning on newly arrived hardware
    • Support the application of epoxies and other adhesives

    Skills:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an assembly technician performing critical hardware handling in an aerospace environment
    • Experience with cleanroom operations, OR with epoxy mixing and application/bonding
    • Hands-on knowledge and experience with the use of a variety of hand tools and mechanical equipment
    • The ability to read, interpret, and execute to mechanical assembly drawings and BOMs
    • The ability to demonstrate advanced technical knowledge in manufacturing operations and procedures as it pertains to mechanical assembly
    • A background in either machining or electrical (PCB or cable) assembly
    • The technical prowess to tackle and understand new technical and engineering designs
    • Must be willing and able to work off shifts, weekends, overtime, and travel for test campaigns
    • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs
    • Certifications as a crane operator and/or forklift operator are desired
    • Given the nature of this role, certain candidates may require export license approval under the U.S. export control or trade sanctions laws to be hired. Client  has unilateral discretion to determine whether to apply for any export license or other approval that may be required. Should client elect to apply for a license, please be advised that there is no guarantee that the United States Government will issue an export license or other approval

    Education: Technical training equivalent to an Associates Degree is required

     

    Minimum Degree Required: Associate' s Degree (Community College, MBO)

    Certifications & Licenses:  Certification as a crane operator and/or forklift operator are desired
    ]]>
    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Client Solutions Manager]]> Job Title: Client Solutions Manager

    Requirements:
    • BA/BS degree preferred
    • 3+ years experience in digital media industry preferred
    • Ability to communicate, collaborate and work effectively on a team
    • High intellectual curiosity and hunger to learn in ambiguous environment 
    • Excellent written and vertical communication
    • Proven ability to be able to manage multiple work streams at a time with high attention to detail
    • Advanced Excel skills and experience working with data preferred
    • Strong passion for problem solving and customer service
    • Passion for social media  and general knowledge of advertising industry 

    Skills:

    Responsibilities:
    • Assist Client Solutions Manager function in managing day to day operational tasks, such as:
    • Provide answers to product questions and assist in product/tools education
    • Provide troubleshooting support to resolve issues by investigating issue and managing troubleshooting process
    • Identify optimization opportunities
    • Manage account creation process
    • Submit and manage operational requests 
    • Assist in RFP process
    • Assist reporting needs  

    Education:  Bachelor' s Degree preferred
    ]]>
    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[UX Researcher II]]> Join a collaborative and passionate team working to make the best experiences for people capturing and sharing the world' s moments. Our work aims to understand the people who use our products, gleaning insights to drive product direction and strategy.

    This position is in San Francisco.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Running research projects from end-to-end for social media  products. 
    • Scoping stakeholder needs
    • Identifying research methodologies and developing appropriate research protocol
      • Writing interview scripts and creating interview stimuli
      • Developing survey questions and executing surveys
      • Designing and conducting usability studies
      • Conducting interview sessions and diary studies
    • Synthesizing and analyzing data from qualitative and quantitative data
    • Presenting results back to stakeholders
    • Providing feedback to cross-functional partners on low- and high-fi prototypes, as well as gathering insights on exploratory concepts.
    • Providing logistics support for recruiting & vendors

    Skills:
    • 3-5 years industry experience
    • Usability and product research is a must
    • Mixed methods (Qualitative and quantitative)?
    • A proactive communicator and problem solver. Experience collaborating closely with design and XFN teams. Ideal candidate has a sensitivity to design and user experience/HCI with a background that includes research of consumer facing products (e.g. mobile app, web site, software, hardware etc).

    Education:
    • (minimum) B.A/B.S. in Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Experimental Psychology, or a related field
    • (preferred)  MA/MS in HCI, Psychology, Social Science or a related field
    ]]>
    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Site Merchandiser, Marketplace]]> We are  seeking an experienced Digital Merchandiser to drive merchandising strategy and operations centered on social media ecommerce efforts. This role will oversee the Home and/or Electronics verticals with focus on promotional pricing and Deals.  This person will own the curation and optimization of the Deals storefront, elevating the experience across our customer base by inspiring users to explore and interact with the merchandise offered. He/she is an analytical powerhouse, who loves creating processes and working cross-functionally across our organization. This person should have passion for  consumer and tech products in general, and should demonstrate a strong ability to lead the merchandising vision for our extensive product offering. Industry knowledge of Home and/or Electronics and diverse consumer verticals is recommended for this role. Expertise in a heavily promotional category or Deals oriented business model is recommended.

    This person is action-oriented, quickly moving from information gathering to analysis to action to assess current landscape and identify new opportunities. Working across merchandising, marketing and partnerships, the ideal candidate should be able to identify key retail moments, activate them across our experiences and optimize for key performance metrics.

    The position is located in Menlo Park, California.

     
    Responsibilities
    • Ownership of the Marketplace storefront for department or category of focus, curating the consumer experience through merchandise to inspire discovery of the product offering and drive conversion.
    • Develop and implement strategic direction for merchandise department or category. Source and on-board optimal mix of vendors and merchandise assortment to drive category growth.
    • Develop go-to-market plans for new categories and new experiences, influencing product roadmap and integrations with external partners.
    • Plan and manage visual merchandising strategy and campaigns for merchandise department or category.
    • Drive pricing and promotional strategy for merchandise category or department, with a focus on deals.
    • Execute merchandising of Marketplace feed across different customer segments, and identify supply/demand gaps to influence category management, product ranking, cross-sell strategy and visual merchandising.
    • Develop go-to-market plans for new categories and new experiences, influencing product roadmap for merchandising tools and integrations with external partners.
    • Work cross-functionally to understand business priorities, user feedback, and market trends to understand and report on performance and identify opportunities, including gathering competitive intelligence.
    • Implement merchandising and eCommerce best practices and react to real-time signals to improve interactions and quality of the product. Suggest A/B tests to drive eCommerce merchandising conclusions and performance measures.

    Skills:

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • 5-8+ years related experience in eCommerce or site/digital merchandising, focusing on multiple verticals. Home, Electronics and Deals/Promotions experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of best practices in site merchandising
    • Knowledge of category and inventory management concepts
    • Expertise working in a customer-focused e-commerce environment
    • Experience working with cross-functional teams, including 3rd party vendors, marketing, design, research, product management and engineering
    • Superior communication skills with the ability to present to and influence large groups, and negotiate with 3rd party vendors
    • Strong analytical and data analysis skills
    • Proven ability to solve difficult problems that span customer facing, strategy, and operations.
    • Technical background, or aptitude in picking up and understanding new technologies

    Education:

    BS or BA degree

    MBA or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Copywriter / Content Strategist]]> Looking for a full stack story spinner, word magician to develop long-term strategy and execution plan to take content management to the next level and drive that plan to fruition. Someone who can establish & maintain all aspects of the content life cycle -- create, maintain, and implement our content. All the while ensuring accuracy in all items that are shipped to maintain trust with partners and consumers. 

    Specific responsibilities include: 
    • Write original and consistent short- and long-form copy across mix media channels for consumer facing products mobile, social, web, email and print. 
    • Do this in multiple languages :) 
    • Produce and manage of product content including templates, copy, design & presentations. 
    • Establish a content management system (CMS) to house, manage and deliver content through our products and marketing channels. 
    • Own ensuring the accuracy of our content through QA prevention of errors and QC identification of errors throughout the end-to-end content & product development process. 
    • Partner with UX, Product Management & Marketing to to define and deliver content & copy 
    • Organize, supervise and execute projects from concept through delivery. 

    Qualifications 
    • Bachelor’ s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, and/or Marketing 
    • 5 years’ experience working in mix media copywriting, proofreading, content production, design production, design program management, product management, and marketing with executing highly visible customer experiences. 
    • Experience working with CMS e.g. Drupal and others. 
    • Multi Lingual. 
    • Familiarity with the design and technical considerations when design & producing for different media. 
    • Track record of cross-functional team leadership and ability to influence /superior presentation and written communication skills. 
    • Experience in driving and owning QA/QC of content. Familiar with design sprints and working in an agile environment 
    • Highly organized, self driven with ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; strong bias for action. 
    ]]>
    Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Data Entry]]> The Data Entry candidate will work closely with People Analytics team to build a complete and accurate data set for further analysis by the research team.The candidate will be responsible for consistent and accurate entry of written and electronic data into various client systems.

    Skills:

    Highly conscientious and organized.

    Able to handle repetitive tasks for extended period of time.

    Strong attention to detail.

    Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.

    General data entry skills or related experience.

    Must be available to work on site in  Menlo Park.

    Education:: High School
    ]]>
    Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Third Party Security Risk Assessor]]> The Third Party Security Review specialist will be someone that has a passion for evaluating security risk posed by vendor relationships along with internal processes and technologies while empowering culture of rapid innovation and helping demonstrate our dedication to security to the world. This role requires a mix of broad business and technical acumen, evaluating risk, and a polished ability to communicate. This is a contract position.

    Skills: Responsibilities

    Responsibilities
    • Help demonstrate our commitment to security to internal and external stakeholders
    • Complete security reviews of third parties doing business with us
    • Understand technical implementation details necessary to identify and assess security risks and recommend mitigating controls
    • Participate in the development and oversight of required corrective action plans relating to security risk issues specific to security reviews completed
    • Understand business process and requirements relative to the specific vendor security reviews

    Requirements
    • Experience assessing Information Security risk with strong preference given to individuals who have completed vendor security risk reviews and technical risk assessments;
    • 3+ years of proven experience working on Information Security teams or projects;
    • Strong program and project management skills required;
    • Experience with developing security reporting that is meaningful and actionable for a variety of audiences including internal stakeholders and external third parties;
    • Knowledge and understanding of security controls across all security domains such as access management, encryption methods, vulnerability management, network security, physical security, etc.;
    • Understanding of processes for risk evaluation and assessing third parties across diverse industries and against a broad range of security requirements;

    Education::
    • Bachelors in business and technology preferred or equivalent experience.
    ]]>
    Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Linguist]]> The successful candidate will be engaged in general responsibilities and at least one specialized role.
    General Responsibilities
    • Collaboratively develop complex and consistent linguistic analyses
    • Pilot new label sets to test their feasibility
    • Determine quality standards for annotation
    • Annotate language data with linguistic information and author clear guidelines so that others can do the same
    • Curate large amounts of annotated data by analyzing annotations, comparing annotations to guidelines, and building gold analyses
    Specialized Roles
    • An Ontology Manager to create and revise hierarchical label sets for natural language based on the needs of the product team
    • A Tools Developer to create tools for data annotation, data storage, and quality evaluation with an eye towards the long-term
    • A Data Quality Engineer to monitor data collection, compile statistics, and ensure data quality
    • A Technical Writer to distill complex concepts and group consensus into accessible guidelines
    • A Grammar Developer to write regular expressions and Context-Free Grammars for data validation, named entity recognition, information extraction, etc.

    Skills:
    Qualifications
    • Academic degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Technologies, or related field
    • Interest and experience in various areas of linguistics, including pragmatics, semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology, phonetics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, and field work
    • Ability to formulate, articulate, and describe concepts and hypotheses that are broad enough to capture high-level concepts and specific enough to formalize as rules
    • Collaborative and solution-oriented attitude
    • Eagerness to learn new skills and adapt to a changing environment
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Enthusiasm for detail work and ability to focus for significant portions of the work day
    • Experience with basic programming techniques and familiarity with languages such as Python, PHP, Perl, and C#
    • Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Advanced degree and/or industry experience
    • Fluency in two or more natural languages
    • Familiarity with version control, unit tests, and other programming best practices

    Education:: Advanced degree and/or industry experience
    ]]>
    Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[EENB Deployment Project Manager]]> The Deployment Project Manager is responsible for driving the full cycle of design, scheduling and deployment of IT Equipment in our  offices. This includes audio visual and video conferencing systems, printers, digital wayfinding, production events spaces, specialty demo spaces and more. The DPM partners with facilities and IT to ensure the effective deployment of innovative spaces that help drive collaboration and communication company wide. In addition, the project management component includes project leadership, planning, execution, control, financial responsibility and post-project review.

    Responsibilities: 
    • Leads the strategic design, procurement, deployment and commissioning of IT gear in  office builds, including the verticals of: Video Conferencing, End-User IT equipment, Events production gear, Digital Wayfinding, and Specialized IT Systems
    • Attend design build meetings & work collaboratively across organizations.

    Project Management:
    • Regularly measures and monitors project progress to identify variances. Make needed corrections, including design drawings, timelines, scope, and standards
    • Detailed financial tracking, including budget, purchase orders, invoices and variances
    • Accountable for providing the Project Sponsor and stakeholders with a routine status of the Builds project, actively communicating technical issues and risks, and minimizing the impact of these issues and risk
    • Coordinates with Facilities, Engineering, and CorpNet on overall project timelines, dependencies, and risk/issues

    Technical Design and Deployment:
    • Apply company  standards in determining the design, bill of materials, and drawings for new offices
    • Use drafting software to markup architectural drawings with electrical symbols
    • Consult with Design Engineering/SMEs for non-standard spaces
    • Engage with third party vendors for hardware procurement, scheduling, and integration
    • Project Manage onsite integration of IT equipment
    • Remove roadblocks for technicians on site during deployment
    • Perform testing and commissioning handovers with third party vendors

     

    Technical Qualifications:
    • 5 years of experience in managing multiple, complex, projects
    • 3+ years of project management experience preferred
    • 1 year of experience with CAD, Vectorworks or other drafting software
    • Budget and Cost management experience
    • Experience with construction drawings and schematics
    • Experience with typical office technologies; Cisco, Polycom, Clear One, Crestron, Bi-Amp, HP, etc.
    • Comprehensive understanding of audio & video signal flow
    • Basic understanding of networking

    Interpersonal Qualifications:
    • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams in a time sensitive capacity
    • Self-motivated & highly adaptable, able to work autonomously
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
    • Excellent time management skills
    ]]>
    Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager - DAS and Small Cell]]> Job Title: Project Manager - DAS and Small Cell
    • - Oversee in-building DAS and small cell projects from proposal to close-out. Set project estimates, timeline, scope, and milestones.
      - Submit regular reports on progress
      - Meet with wireless operators, end users, landlords and facility managers. 
      - Ensure the successful implementation of these systems on time, within budget.
      - Manage activities around designing, building, and commissioning DAS systems.
      - Manage acceptance testing and troubleshooting of completed deployment.
      - Acquire closeout documentation and convert to useful internal documentation
      - Lead the team in completing projects to high quality standards within the project schedule.
      - Conduct site walks, inspections, and safety monitoring.
      - Manage project documentation, including BOM, invoices, review package, and close-out package.

    Skills:
    • - 5+ years of experience managing wireless/telecom projects, with a heavy focus on in-building DAS.
      - Knowledge of VZW, AT&T in-building requirements
      - Understanding of RF propagation and RF principles.
      - Experience managing both internal and external installation resources and working co-operatively with in-house engineering personnel.
      - Competent at establishing implementation timelines and resource requirements
      - Experience interfacing with account managers for major wireless telecom companies to arrange for install
      - Experience in new build construction projects as well as tenant improvements

    Education:: .- BS in technical discipline, or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Network Engineer. Deployment & Provisioning]]> Deploy, configure, and support a large-scale production and corporate network and server infrastructure in data centers and Point of Presence (POP) sites.

    Calculate and document equipment power requirements and work with Engineering, Facilities Operations, and/or collocation vendors to meet these requirements.

    Manage project timelines to support network turn-up within expected completion intervals. Responsible for asset management of networking gear in datacenter and POP sites Proactively contribute to documentation, automation and processes as they evolve

    Create network and server rack face elevations, floor plans, wiring diagrams, and detailed port maps for new deployments and documentation.

    Create statements of work for vendors at the POP sites.

    Create cage and rack designs and understand the overall needs of POP infrastructure.

    Document and follow RMA processes and procedures for all relevant vendors. Follow, improve, and implement data center and POP best practices Provide necessary escalations to higher support tier; assist Sales and Customer Support with technical operations, and work with internal departments to ensure customer satisfaction

    Work closely with Network Engineering, Logistics, and equipment vendors as new equipment and technologies are integrated into the production network. Use internal tools and scripts to configure, monitor, and repair servers and network equipment

    Detect and diagnose various error/failure conditions across an array of server types.

    Skills:

    The ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience in data center deployment, building large-scale infrastructure, and providing support for Linux based servers and Network devices.

    Must have an understanding of datacenter network architecture and common issues related to datacenter networks.

    Knowledgeable in Data center practices (i.e. cable routing, calculating power usage and cooling).

    Experience with field-based work in POPs, carrier hotels, or Central Office environments.

    Experience with Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures including Cisco and Juniper routers/switches and Nexus data center switching platforms.

    Have a sound and in-depth understanding of IP technologies such as MPLS, BGP, RSVP-TE, IS-IS

    Have basic understanding of DWDM transmission technology, and circuit troubleshooting techniques

    Solid understanding of fiber-optic technology including cable types, connector types, optic types, patch panels, and optical transport technologies.

    Experience with IPv6 and familiarity with scripting languages is strongly desired

    Proficiency in Linux operating system

    Certification such as CCNA, JNCIA, RHCT or equivalent experience preferred.

    Ability to capture and analyze traffic.

    Solid understanding of Queue Management for tasks and incidents, vendor engagement and escalation and participation in ongoing POPs deployment projects

    Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure

    Excellent communication skills, should be able to work with carriers remotely

    Experience in dealing with service providers and colocation facilities around the world

    Ability to work within a global team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision

    Strong attention to detail with excellent time management and organization skills

    Ability to lift/move 30-40 lbs. 10% to 30% of travel required

    Education: 

    Experience working in a multi-vendor network environment

    Experience with field-based work in Collocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices.

    Scripting experience with Python or Perl preferred.

    Network certifications such as CCNP or JNCIP. Expert level certifications preferred.

    (For APAC) BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record.
    ]]>
    Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager II]]> The Marketing team has the responsibility for bringing consumer hardware to the market. We are seeking a Project Manager to join the Experiential Marketing team. This person is an experienced marketer who has demonstrated experience driving execution of scalable marketing projects end-to-end. Excellent communication skills, experience project managing, excitement for results-driven approaches, and comfort with ambiguity are critical.

    We are seeking a skilled and dynamic Project Manager with the ability to collaborate across teams in strategy, creative, retail, hardware and software. We are looking for a high energy, positive individual to join our team and bring consumer experiences to market.
    • Create and maintain project plans for Experiential Marketing activations
    • Ensure adherence to schedule and timely achievement of project milestones
    • Work with Creative, Event and Staffing agencies to communicate expectations and ensure successful execution of deliverables across all work-streams
    • Support the production and execution of consumer marketing events
    • Work with platforms to develop integrations to support project goals
    • Partner with Measurements team on tracking and reporting of metrics for experiential activations
    • Working with internal and external partners, project manage the creation of training materials for brand ambassadors
    • Work with Research and Events teams to gather survey data and feedback from events
    • Track and reconcile spend across project budget
    • Work with Marketing and Creative on design and execution of collateral and promo items

    Skills:
    • 3+ years of experience in Project Management, Program Management or Event Production
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Exemplary written and oral communication skills
    • Strong quantitative analytical skills
    • Enjoys working across many cross-functional teams
    • Comfort in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • Passionate about technology, internet and connectivity trends
    • Previous experience with consumer hardware, preferred

    Education:: BA/BS degree in Business, Communication or related field
    ]]>
    Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Title: Project Manager

    We are looking for a strong Project Manager who is resourceful, action oriented with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles.

    They will:

    * Manage cross-functional site infrastructure projects in a matrix organization

    * Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time completion. Interface with engineering teams and business owners for project requirements and scope.

    * Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and prioritize resources in areas that will deliver the greatest impact.

    * Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.

    * Perform risk management and change management on projects.

    * Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

    * Ensure there is sound communication between various groups and projects. Maintain program status wiki pages and provide frequent program updates. Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program.

    * Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.

    Skills:
    • Minimum 2 years work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space.
    • Knowledge of working in an ERP product like Oracle, SAP or Salesforce preferred
    • Knowledge of working on Source to Pay, Vendor Management solutions preferred
    • Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail.
    • * Strong communication and coordination skills
    • * Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
    • * Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
    • * Strong organizational and time management skills
    • * Past experience as an engineer a plus
    • * Ability to closely walk the line between business and technology

    Education: * Bachelors degree in MIS, computer science, systems engineering, business, or a related field.
    ]]>
    Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Linguist]]> If you know that language data is the underpinning of all current language technologies, if you love practical language analysis as well as theoretical, and if you are ready to adapt your unique skill set to a diverse range of products and problems, then this may be the job for you!

    The successful candidate will be engaged in general responsibilities and at least one specialized role.
    General Responsibilities
    • Collaboratively develop complex and consistent linguistic analyses
    • Pilot new label sets to test their feasibility
    • Determine quality standards for annotation
    • Annotate language data with linguistic information and author clear guidelines so that others can do the same
    • Curate large amounts of annotated data by analyzing annotations, comparing annotations to guidelines, and building gold analyses
    Specialized Roles
    • An Ontology Manager to create and revise hierarchical label sets for natural language based on the needs of the product team
    • A Tools Developer to create tools for data annotation, data storage, and quality evaluation with an eye towards the long-term
    • A Data Quality Engineer to monitor data collection, compile statistics, and ensure data quality
    • A Technical Writer to distill complex concepts and group consensus into accessible guidelines
    • A Grammar Developer to write regular expressions and Context-Free Grammars for data validation, named entity recognition, information extraction, etc.

    Qualifications
    • Academic degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Technologies, or related field
    • Interest and experience in various areas of linguistics, including pragmatics, semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology, phonetics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, and field work
    • Ability to formulate, articulate, and describe concepts and hypotheses that are broad enough to capture high-level concepts and specific enough to formalize as rules
    • Collaborative and solution-oriented attitude
    • Eagerness to learn new skills and adapt to a changing environment
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Enthusiasm for detail work and ability to focus for significant portions of the work day
    • Experience with basic programming techniques and familiarity with languages such as Python, PHP, Perl, and C#
    • Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Advanced degree and/or industry experience
    • Fluency in two or more natural languages
    • Familiarity with version control, unit tests, and other programming best practices

    Education:
    • Advanced degree and/or industry experience
    ]]>
    Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Field Support]]> Title: IT Field Support

    Essential Functions:
    • Provides technical help desk support on hardware and software to end users
    • Troubleshoots Mac and Windows software and hardware for end users via phone, email, and service desk walk-ups.
    • Troubleshoots iPhone and Android mobile phones, and other related hardware in-office, such as printers.
    • Sets up mobile phone Exchange email, VPN, and internet access for users via secure company network.
    • Provisions new equipment for end users. Trains new hires on new software and technology related procedures to secure a swift onboarding process.
    • Performs set-ups, break-downs, and transports of equipment, such as monitors and desks on an as-needed basis for new and existing end users.
    • Examines, designs, and implements new internal procedures to improve office procedures.
    • Provides overall management in daily administration, asset distribution, and shipping.
    • Manages warehouse inventory to facilitate proper handling and distribution of merchandise.
    • Images Mac and Windows laptops.
    • Manages and troubleshoots audiovisual software, hardware, and equipment to ensure teleconferencing and videoconferencing calls run smoothly.
    • Oversees the replenishment and allocation of inventory to their appropriate locations.

    Qualifications:
    • 3-5 years end user support/desktop support experience
    • Complete understanding of Microsoft Outlook client (Windows & Mac) and the Microsoft Office Suite, with experience resolving complex problems and assisting users with advanced functionality.
    • Applied experience with Microsoft Exchange and other Microsoft technologies including a firm understanding of Active Directory is key.
    • Comprehensive understanding of Mac OS from command line troubleshooting to resolving individual application failures
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Windows is a plus, in issues ranging from resolving registry conflicts to troubleshooting system crashes and performance issues.
    • Experience with troubleshooting Windows and OSX Operating Systems, desktops, and printers/ print servers.
    • Agile and exhibits a strong sense of urgency.
    • Exceptional professionalism and customer-service skills, motivated by complete customer satisfaction.
    • The desire and ability to have an impactful conversation with users about their support needs and requirements.
    • Excellent task management, verbal & written communication skills, combined with relentless follow-up.
    • Loves working in a team-oriented environment and highly motivated to provide a positive user experience.
    • Independent critical and creative thinking. Bold problem solving.
    • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding environment, under immense pressure.
    • Ability to travel up to 25% to remote offices for end user and project support.
    • Maintain relationships with both internal and external customers and vendors

    Education: BS in any technology related discipline a plus, but not required.
    ]]>
    Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Data Engineer]]>
  • Apply proven  expertise and build high-performance, scalable data warehouse application
  • Securely source external data from numerous global partners
  • Intelligently design data models for optimal storage and retrieval
  • Deploy inclusive data quality checks to ensure high quality of data
  • Optimize existing pipelines and implement new ones, maintenance of all domain-related data pipelines
  • Ownership of the end-to-end data engineering component of the solution
  • Collaboration with the program’ s SMEs, data scientists
  • Data Engineer will rotate on an On-Call shift as needed to support the team. 

  • Skills:
    • 5+ years’ experience in data engineering, proven expertise of applying DWH/ETL best practices
    • proficiency in LAMP and the Big Data stack environments (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive)
    • competence with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL)
    • experience working with enterprise DE tools, ability to learn in-house DE tools quickly
    • coding and scripting experience with Python, Java, PHP, SQL, CLI

    Education:
    • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
    ]]>
    Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Advertising Operations Contractor Coordinator]]> As part of the ' New Products' team within our Global Marketing Solutions org, this person will oversee the day to day operations of the contractor team, assure quality of agents task outputs, manage the teams capacity and workload and own the on-boarding and training process of new hires. In addition, this person will help manage test campaigns (alpha/beta) for  managed advertisers and work closely with internal team members to maintain quality and efficiency throughout the end-to-end testing process.

    The ideal candidate will have direct experience managing advertising campaigns using Facebooks marketing tools. Proven process management to establish best practices and procedures, problem-solving, and analytical skills are requirements, as is people management skills, a keen attention to detail and operational excellence. Success in this position requires strong prioritization, relationship building and communications skills as well as the ability to thrive in a dynamic, team-focused environment delivering against tight deadlines. This is a contract position.

    Skills:

    Leading and overseeing a team

    ·          Executing quality assurance and guaranteeing a high level of team’ s work outputs

    ·          Managing a team’ s capacity

    ·          Strong interpersonal skills and ability to mentor and on-board existing and new team members

    ·          Extensive experience as a Facebook user and familiarity with Facebook’ s ad products preferred

    ·          Experience planning, delivering, and executing media, measurement, and creative strategy

    ·          Strong project and process management abilities, with experience completing projects with minimal direction with high attention to detail

    ·          Experience providing insights and campaign optimisations/recommendations

    ·          Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external partners

    ·          Experience leading and managing initiatives with support from Facebook Programme Managers

    ·          Anticipating challenges and objections, providing solutions and guidance with support

    Education: 

    ·          BA/BS degree required, master preferred

    ·          2+ years experience managing online advertising campaigns and thorough understanding of major success metrics

    ·          Experience with managing, mentoring and training team members

    ·          Desire to be a part of the constantly evolving digital ad marketplace

    ·          Highly motivated and able to thrive in a constantly changing environment and execute in a timely fashion

    ·          Proven ability to manage multiple projects and campaigns while maintaining strict attention to detail

    ·          Problem solving and analytical skills

    ·          General knowledge of Facebook advertising and/or measurement methods and technologies is a plus
    ]]>
    Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Data Engineer II]]> Job Title: Data Engineer  II
    • Apply proven expertise and build high-performance, scalable data warehouse application
    • Securely source external data from numerous global partners
    • Intelligently design data models for optimal storage and retrieval
    • Deploy inclusive data quality checks to ensure high quality of data
    • Optimize existing pipelines and implement new ones, maintenance of all domain-related data pipelines
    • Ownership of the end-to-end data engineering component of the solution
    • Collaboration with the programs SMEs, data scientists

    Skills:
    • proficiency in LAMP and the Big Data stack environments (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive)
    • competence with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL, Vertica)
    • experience working with enterprise DE tools (Informatica), ability to learn in-house DE tools
    • coding and scripting experience with Python, Java, PHP, SQL, CLI

    Education:: BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
    ]]>
    Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Backbone Implementation Engineer II]]> Backbone Implementation Engineer II

    Atlanta, GA

    This IP Backbone Engineer function is within the Backbone Deployment/Integration team that supports the  National Backbone. Backbone Integration provides operational design consultation in the engineering process, production trials, infrastructure life cycle deployments and operational escalation support for the national backbone. Engineers contribute to the reliability, performance, scalability, quality, and availability of the Backbone Network. 

    The primary focus of this position is around backbone design projects, deployments and service integration.

    RESPONSIBLITIES
    1. Develop process and procedures for the support of the network and interaction with other support groups.
    2. Lab test design and functionality with Engineering and in the Integration staging environment.
    3. Lead and provide escalation for production trials and service deployments on the National Backbone.
    4. Deploy latest core provider hardware in complex production environment.
    5. Provide knowledge transfer of design and function into Implementation and NOC teams.
    6. Identify operational and design issues through data analysis and testing, recommend solutions to make the network more efficient.
    7. Hardware and Software testing and deployment in a multi team environment.
    8. Expert design and support knowledge of core backbone protocols listed in qualifications below.
    9. Ability to write detailed and efficient methods and procedures without impact to production services.
    10. Work with vendors to isolate issues related to a given platform.
    11. Work with other groups on the implementation of network related projects and other standardization efforts.
    12. Very detail oriented with good interpersonal skills.
    13. Support Network Operations Center and Cable Systems with issues escalated to Backbone Integration.
    14. Provide information and status to Backbone Integration Manager and key stakeholders.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    1. Requires BS/BA in related discipline (i.e., Electrical Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems) and 5-8 years of experience in related field (i.e., networking) OR MS/MA and 3-5 years of experience in related field.  Will consider additional industry experience in lieu of degree. 
    2. Expert in networking protocols such as BGP, OSPF, QoS, Multicast, MPLS (LDP, RSVP, CSPF, TE, P2MP, CBF, Auto-bandwidth, etc)
    3. Expert in High Availability protocols such as BFD, LFM, Graceful Restart, Non-Stop Forwarding, VRRP, and MPLS FRR.
    4. Extensive knowledge and operational experience of IP data L2/L3 switching architectures and technology
    5. Extensive knowledge and operational experience of Voice over IP, and Video over IP technologies.
    6. Extensive knowledge and operational experience in IP Switching and Routing Architectures
    7. Extensive knowledge and operational experience in performance, fault, and configuration management
    8. Must have extensive knowledge and operational experience on all or most of these platforms - Juniper Platforms PTX5K, MX Series, EX series
    9. Experience with production changes in a backbone core routing environment
    10. Experience with testing traffic flows and protocols in a lab environment
    11. Experience with physical technology upgrades (upgrading chassis, line cards, various FRUs, etc.)
    12. Experience with one or more of the following languages are a plus: C, Perl, Python, or PHP.
    13. Experience with Linux or UNIX operating systems and servers a plus.
    14. Preferred experience with network modeling and simulation software (OPNET SP Guru, Cariden MATE, etc.).
    15. Experience with some of the following types of tools is preferred: Performance monitoring, Protocol Analyzer, Modeling, Traffic simulation, SNMP trapping/polling
    16. Must be able to work in a wide variety of circumstances and multitask: examples include having a flex able schedule, be able to travel, write various detailed documents, perform tasks and projects in both a team and solo environment, effective written and verbal communication skills, meet and manage timelines, etc.
    17. Must be able to take on large and/or complex design and operational tasks

    Preferred: Industry certifications such as JNCIA,   JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCSP, JNCIE and CCIE
    ]]>
    Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer, Game/Generalist (Oculus)]]> We’ re looking for talented engineers passionate about product and working on cutting edge VR. The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer who has worked with Unreal 4 on 3d interactive experiences.
    Responsibilities

    • Build features to deliver the next generation of VR experiences

    • Partner closely with our designers to help define and implement their vision

    • Work closely with artists and other engineers 
    • Help fix bugs and optimize our code.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 3+ years of software engineering on games.

    • 3+ years experience with C/C++ programming on real-time systems.

    • 3+ years experience with game engines such as Unreal or Unity

    Education:
    ]]>
    Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[EENB Project Coordinator]]> Responsibilities:
      • Assists the Project Manager/Deployment Project Manager in the tactical activities needed throughout the design, procurement, deployment and commissioning of IT gear in  office builds.
      • Specific duties include:
        • Dropbox Setup
        • Initial CAD symbol placement on construction drawings
        • Build conference Room Tracker in Excel
        • Create first equipment Bill of Materials (BOM) using templates
        • Drive Procurement Tasks in Facebook internal task system
        • Track orders
        • Work with Logistics to coordinate deliveries
        • Coordinate customs paperwork
        • Track overall project progress in weekly reports
        • Schedule vendors for fitup of equipment on site
        • Coordinate Operations Tech teams for commissioning of equipment on site
        • Attends conferences as appropriate
        • Updates shareable Project groups  with pictures and information
        • Ensure equipment gets received
        • Chase Invoicing

    Skills: Technical Qualifications:

    Technical Qualifications:
      • 2+ years experience with coordination of schedules, inventory, communications, finances
      • Practical experience with Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and social media platforms
      • 1 year of experience with CAD, Vectorworks or other drafting software a plus

    Interpersonal Qualifications:
      • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams in a time sensitive capacity
      • Self-motivated & highly adaptable, able to work autonomously
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
      • Excellent time management skills

    Education: 
    • High School Diploma with some college desired
    ]]>
    Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Marketing Operations Coordinator (VR)]]> The primary role of the Marketing Operations Coordinator contract role is to develop and implement and operationalize streamlined processes around information storage and organization, asset creation and compilation, partnership management and tracking, and internal team communications and documentation.

    Responsibilities:
    • Identify, document, analyze, and report key metrics in order to drive processes and measure team activations and partnerships;
    • Build out monthly look-aheads to keep team leads aligned and prepared for team leads meetings and full team offsites;
    • Drive consistent team cadence by developing strategies and structure around communications;
    • Own project timelines; proactively identify shifting needs and requirements of the team;
    • Ensure project quality and success through management of project action items, troubleshooting of issues, assessment of blocks, management of change requests and/or feedback that may impact scope, management of schedules, deadlines, resource planning, and timely execution of deliverables;
    • Initiate, plan, schedule, and execute multiple projects related to the improvement of team processes, operational processes, and/or projects related to the Partner and Experience Marketing team;
    • Ensure timeline adherence, general team consistency, and milestone check-ins by maintaining performance measures through a regular sharing of dashboards and/or milestone recaps, to influence on-time delivery, team effectiveness, and adherence;
    • Oversee Partnership project planning including building out timelines, communications, tracking, and reporting;
    • Manipulate, validate, upload, and present data to internal team; create visually appealing, on-brand data visualizations for internal and external (NDA-compliant) use;
    • Own case study process by implementing structure and timeline with team members who drive partnerships and/or activations;
    • Own finance and procurement for assigned areas. Adhere to company processes for SOWs, vendor onboarding, and POs. Create systems to track and report on status of documents and deadlines across projects and teams;

    Skills:

    Requirements: 
    • Self-starter with exceptional written and oral communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Keynote
    • Working knowledge of Facebook CMS and Facebook Wiki language a plus
    • Working knowledge of VR/AR, VR  products a plus
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, juggle multiple projects at once, and pivot to address shifting priorities
    • Proven track record of supporting large-scale teams with style, creativity, and enthusiasm
    • Experience with infographic design
    • Familiarity with gaming or digital entertainment
    • Passion for VR

    Education:
    • BA/BS, or 5+ years of project coordination and management experience or equivalent
    ]]>
    Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Program Manager - Planning]]> Responsibilities
    • Partner with IT, Business Operations and cross-functional teams to implement end to end Demand Forecast and Supply Planning systems and solutions
    • Plan, monitor and deliver project on time and within budget in a matrix environment without direct authority
    • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of the program
    • Identify and manage key dependencies across various different business asks within and cross-domains
    • Monitor programs and projects and identify risks and mitigation strategies
    • Communicate status of in-flight programs and projects to leadership
    • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where processes are fluid and creative solutions are the norm
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers and with the wider enterprise organization
    • Enhance current processes to make project delivery consistent and successful
    • Provide mentorship and development support for cross-functional teams, in project management best practices

    Skills:

    Minimum Qualifications
    • 7+ years of program management experience in the Supply Chain Planning domain
    • Experience with implementation of Oracle ASCP or Oracle Fusion Supply Chain Planning solutions
    • Experience performing project planning and portfolio organization
    • Experience in development and implementation of program or product roadmaps
    • Interpersonal experience, proven track record in building internal and external customer relationships
    • Demonstrated problem-solving experience
    • Proven track record of project and time management
    • Experience in delivering business value
    • Experience focusing under pressure and executing on multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Communication experience

    Education:
    • Project Management certification or Management degree
    • Experience working in high-volume consumer hardware industry
    ]]>
    Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Materials Planner]]> Materials Planner
    • Manage any material related network deployment acitvities to ensure timely project launch. 
    • Activities include planning, working with sourcing for ordering, arranging shipments, tracking deliveries...etc.
    • Consolidate information and provide reports to stakeholders. 
    • Implement and onboard new network deployment vendors with current logistics processes to ensure smooth operations across cross-funtional teams.  
    • Collaborate with warehouse and transportation team to ensure successful delivery.   
    • Maintain and execute inventory replenishment model.   
    • Maximize inventory efficiency and reconcile inventory when needed.   
    • Support supply demand reconcilation. 

    Skills:
    • 4+ years of  supply chain experience, with focus on material and inventory management
    • Must be detail-oriented and ability to scrutinize for quality of response from the stakeholders
    • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced, team environment under time constraints.
    • Proven interpersonal skills, comfortable with maneuvering different modes of communication to extract information
    • Customer support focus

    Education: Bachelor' s Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[UX Researcher III]]> The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social computing, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting design.

    Responsibilities
    • Work closely with product teams to identify research topics
    • Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes
    • Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs
    • Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys
    • Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing
    • Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways

    Skills:
    • Passionate about social media  and able to speak to our technology/industry
    • Experience with recruiting for technical roles preferred
    • Patient, communicative, team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills
    • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process
    • Technical and industry knowledge with the ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, engineering schools, conferences, and scholarship programs
    • Experience with managing nuanced programs
    • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed
    • Ability to travel during peak recruiting cycles

    Education:
    • BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.)
    • MA / PhD preferred.
    • Experience in applied product research
    ]]>
    Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Copywriter II]]> The main responsibilities of this Copywriter role will be:
    1. Concept and write advertising and marketing materials.
    2. Collaborate with an art director and other cross-functional team members to think of and potentially produce advertising across multiple media formats.
    3. Write for TV/video, mobile, web and more
    4. Communicate complicated technology topics in clear, concise ways to a non-technical audience.

    Skills:
    1. Experience using Facebook Business products (Ads Manager, Business Manager, Facebook Pages, Instagram Ads, etc.)
    2. Experience in a copywriting, brand or business writing
    3. Writing samples or portfolio link
    4. Experience overseeing ideas from inception to launch
    5. Ability to take feedback and input and come up with solutions that keep the integrity of the ideas
    6. History of self-initiated projects
    7. Bachelor' s degree 
    8. Eligible to work in the US

    Education:: BA/BS degree with strong academic background or equivalent experience.
    ]]>
    Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Qualitative Researcher]]> There has been a significant increase in the need for research that helps us build the right products for our advertisers (i.e., business tool users).Our platform provides new opportunities for advertisers to find the people who' re interested in their products and services. We want to better understand the goals of advertisers and build products that allow them to connect to and nurture relationships with customers.
    • Collaborate with product leadership to test new experiences for advertisers and inform product design and strategy
    • Design research studies that drive strategic and tactical product decisions
    • Leverage various qualitative research methodologies to answer the research questions of product team
    • Partner with other research teams to leverage best practices for different types of research questions
    • Deliver actionable insights to product teams and document findings for other teams to build upon in future research efforts
    • Partner with data science, product marketing, design, engineering, and other stakeholders

    Skills:
    • Minimum 4years of experience in applied product research
    • Experience working with stakeholders, developing research protocols, executing on those protocols, analyzing data, reporting results, and following through with teams for them to take action
    • Prior experience conducting exploratory research, concept tests and usability test; experience with leveraging analytics to inform qualitative reseach plans
    • Clear and communication skills. Strong collaboration abilities.

    Education:: Master' s Degree is required (preferably in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Psychology, or related field)
    ]]>
    Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Design Program Coordinator]]> Job Title: Design Program Coordinator

    Duties:
    • Partner with a Product Program Manager on mission critical initiatives.
    • Partner with senior level executives on delivering key meetings, summits and presentations.
    • Build and execute project plans for a variety of initiatives.
    • Ensure the team has the information and connections they need to succeed.
    • Partner with the Design Manager with effective team communication, proactive problem solving, information gathering and distribution as well as cross-team collaboration.
    • Facilitate meetings including preparing agendas, keeping conversation on-track, capturing notes - establishing action items and owners and posting as a follow up to meetings.
    • Work with Engineers, Product Managers and Design to establish deadlines that impact design work and ensure team is aware of key milestone dates. Establish predictable workflow.
    • Track and move product / cross-functional initiatives forward that have multiple stakeholders and many moving parts.
    • Manage design-driven initiatives that better define our workspace and our workflow.
    • Provide flexible processes that meet team needs and help keep work on track.
    • Communicate issues related to staying on schedule and propose solutions to remedy the issue.
    • Proactively raise issues before they are a problem for the design team or product output.
    • Support and execute special team activities that build culture and drive clarity of purpose including team off-site and team onsites.

    Skills:
    • 4+ years of experience as a producer, project manager or program manager with a background establishing systems, supporting teams, and developing relationships.
    • Experience working with product designers/UX as well as cross-functional teams.
    • Track record of operating independently, being detail-oriented, and delivering results in a highly organized manner.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with independent time management, task prioritization, ability to identify problems and work towards solutions.
    • Experience building subject matter knowledge of FB Ad Tech, FB Ads, and the Ad Tech Industry.

    Education:: Undergrad degree required
    ]]>
    Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Product Marketing Communications IV]]> Work with the Product team to understand Local & Marketplace product offerings and create compelling materials about those product releases for multiple audiences and channels (social media, clients, PR, partners, website, etc.)

    Create compelling content that shifts long-held perspectives at the highest levels of specific industries

    Build concise and meaningful stories out of complex information in order to achieve specific objectives

    Work closely with global cross-functional teams to activate messages in market

    Create and execute marketing collateral— including things like PowerPoint decks, fact sheets, playbooks, customer stories, newsletters, how-to content, videos, and more

    Require a fair amount of content development for the Web.

    Requires content strategy

    Strong POV on how to build content strategy

    Craft product narratives. (telling a story and content writing). Then translate this into marketing materials.

    Skills:
    • Ability to think holistically about an integrated marketing plan
    • A passion for the truth well-told Ability to synthetize complex product features and client needs into simple, powerful stories
    • Ability to handle the pace and ambiguity that comes with working in a start-up environment
    • Must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
    • Expertise in Word, PowerPoint, Keynote, and Adobe creative suite  (big plus)
    • Experience with small/mid size business marketing (big plus)

    Education:: Undergrad is not required if the candidate has extensive work experience. Without the work experience, the undergrad degree will be required.
    ]]>
    Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer (ReactJS)]]> The Software Engineer will code high-volume software, suggest, collect, and synthesize requirements and create scalable web applications.

    Skills:

    Preferred languages: React JS. Knowledge of GrahphQL/PHP/SQL preferred.

    Education:: BS + 2 years experience and MS + 1 year experience in Software Engineering
    ]]>
    Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Marketing Associate]]> Responsibilities
      • Build and manage CMS web content sourced from a multitude of content owners and web properties
      • Build and manage social media campaigns across Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media channels
      • Help manage email marketing initiatives including client newsletters and email nurture campaigns
      • Manage localization of digital and offline assets in collaboration with our localization team
      • Partner cross-functionally with both internal and external teams and stakeholders for a multitude of projects

    Skills: Minimum Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications
      • 4+ years of digital marketing experience with a track record of increased responsibility
      • Expertise with managing CMS platforms (Wordpress, Joomla!, or similar)
      • Proficient in HTML and/or XML
      • Expertise in multiple digital marketing channels (Web, Social Display, Email)
      • Proficient in various Facebook Interfaces: Ads Manager, Power Editor, Business Manager, Page Insights
      • Strong business acumen, written communication and quantitative analytical skills
      • Experience with Marketo or similar marketing automation platform
      • Experience with end-to-end digital campaign management (planning, building, optimizing, reporting) of large scale cross-channel digital campaigns


    Preferred Qualifications
      • B2B marketing experience (advertising/publishing audience a plus)
      • Digital copywriting experience across a multitude of channels
      • Strong proficiency in Excel (SQL a plus)

    Education:: BA/BS degree business, marketing, economics, communications or similar with strong academic background or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Optical Deployment Implementation Program Manager]]> Optical Deployment Implementation Program Manager

     

    • Manage optical deployment vendors. Run all necessary meetings and day to day interaction and timeline, logistics and budget management. - run turnkey projects. Take over from eng and run field deployment.

    • Define gaps and streamline deployment dependencies around inside plant readiness, ISP fiber extensions, OSP fiber readiness and engineering equipment design – test, turn up and activation. - basic understanding of fibre required.

    • Create and/or review basic deployment packages including Engineering Design Packages (EDP), Scope of Works (SoW), Installation standards and Method of Procedures (MoP)

    • Technical support to drive sub contract team for installation, network integration and engineering services on the optical and electrical transport solution for a variety of telecommunication customers.

    • Collaborate with Program Managers, Procurement, Engineering, Installation teams and vendors to formalize the site design requirements and deployment plans

    • Proactively contribute to documentation, automation and processes as they evolve

    • Understand the overall needs of current and future ILA and POP infrastructure.

    • Guide retrospective reviews of completed projects with teams to incorporate lessons learned into team’ s future roadmaps & goals.

    • Oversee documentation effort with technical writers to ensure key decisions are captured and all necessary documentation for support and troubleshooting are maintained. Document end-to-end business process (workflows) as they are defined throughout the program.

    • Drive deployment activities as well as training for all teams and ensuring a smooth hand over to operations. 

    Skills:

    • Be able to identify key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the business impact of the program.

    • Ability to understand high level architecture for system dependencies and translate these into deployable solutions.

    • Manage expectations of all interested parties – define clear program with key deliverable and milestone dates. Maintain deployment status reporting and provide frequent deployment updates. Identify, communicate and manage risks and adjustments to the overall program.

    • Technical skills in telecommunication networks with focus in the optical and electrical transport networks including the DWDM, network infrastructures, IP Networking equipment, optical testing, optical measurement principles, WDM, experience with photonic layer.

    • Understanding of Operations & Maintenance for the optical Transport Products

    • Hands-on experience with basic optical communication equipment including optical amplifiers, coherent transponders and other WDM equipment

    • Experience with the Optical network design, installation and maintenance for service providers or large enterprise networks

    • Skilled with ArcGIS, Autodesk AutoCAD, KMZ utilized for design and construction of the fiber network.

    • Network hardware platforms and architectures including Ciena, Infinera, Cisco WDM Equipment

    • Field-based work in ILAs, POPs, DCs, carrier hotels, or Central Office environments

    Education:: Bachelors
    ]]>
    Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Writer II]]> Would you like to work with one of most respected  virtual reality companies in the world? We are looking for a contractor to help provide high-quality user documentation for some of the  products in our portfolio. You would be responsible for helping to create the public facing documentation for upcoming VR headsets, including, but not limited to, feature documentation, screenshots and video. Internal documentation for VR-only features may be required as well. Your work may be a continuation of documentation already started, a revamp of existing documentation or brand new documentation.
    Skills:
    (1)  XML and DITA strongly preferred (other formats a plus)
    (2) Experience  using source control systems such as Perforce and Git.
    (3) Familiar with editors such as  oXygen.
    (4) Able to take an existing or new project, understand its scope and direction and use discretion to finish the project in a timely fashion, with some supervision.
    (5) Experience with both hardware and software is preferred.
    Education:
    College graduate or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Responsibilities
    • Develop novel computer vision algorithms and advanced systems with a focus on sensor characterization
    • Collect, process, and analyze 3D point cloud data for a variety of sensors across a variety of parameters and metrics
    • Develop and build software automation tools for computer vision and data analytics problems
    • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of various systems

    Minimum Qualifications
    • 3+ years' experience developing real-time computer vision software in Matlab and C++, including algorithm design and systems software development
    • Experience with 3D geometry and 3D point clouds
    • Knowledge of applied mathematics and numerical optimization
    • Prototyping or Sensors Characterization experience

     

    Preferred Qualifications
    • PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics or related technical field
    • 5+ years' experience developing real-time computer vision software in Matlab and C++, including algorithm design and systems software development
    • 3+ years' experience with Sensor Characterization including depth sensors and cameras

    Education: 
    • MS in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics or related technical field
    ]]>
    Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Program Manager]]> Responsibilities
    • Work with a range of internal partners to execute on our operational goals to support the Platform Partnerships organization
    • Support teams with developing data requirements for performance measurement & reporting
    • Work with product, engineers and partnership teams to implement dashboards relevant for all levels of the organization
    • Track, analyze, and communicate key performance metrics and develop and execute against team goals
    • Management of ticketing task queues for Developer Circles
    • Managing the onboarding process of developer circles leads

    Minimum Qualifications
    • BA/BS degree or higher.
    • 5+ years experience in program management or equivalent work experience.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Strong communication.
    • Detail-oriented.
    • Technical aptitude.
    • Strong organizational, analytical and relationship-building skills.
    • Strong project management & operational efficiency experience.
    • Experience thinking strategically about issues and formulating recommendations and action plans.
    • Ability to execute independently.

    Education: BA/BS degree or higher
    ]]>
    Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Operations Support]]> The User Operations candidate will be responsible for: 
    • Manage the support mailbox  inquiries from internal stakeholders 
    • Manage the headcount management tool queue to approve transfers, move positions, and unblock transactions 
    • Assist Recruiting & HR with position management inquiries for job requisitions or offers 
    • Work with Finance partners and Mission Control Program Managers on tracking changes to budget
    • Maintain data integrity of Tech headcount positions (cost center, manager, talent profile, location, team assignments, etc) within Workday and SalesForce
    • Answer reconcile systems of record 
    • Exercise good judgment and, when unable to resolve issues, proactively raises risks and concerns to lead/manager 
    • Works directly with partners without supervision

    Skills:
    • Must possess communication skills 
    • Organized and detail oriented 
    • Experienced in diving into details to investigate data discrepancies to identify incorrect data pattern 
    • Ability to field requests from team members, manager or leaders from across Tech
    • Must adhere to response time SLA 
    • Proven skills in Microsoft Excel

    Education:: B.S. or B.A., 2+ years problem-solving/data experience
    ]]>
    Sat, 28 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Infrastructure Strategy Data Engineer]]> Responsibilities
    • Build data expertise and own data quality for the pipelines you build
    • Architect, build and launch new data models that provide intuitive analytics to your customers
    • Design, build and launch extremely efficient & reliable data pipelines to move data (both large and small amounts) to our Data Warehouse
    • Design and develop new systems and tools to enable folks to consume and understand data faster
    • Use your expert coding skills across a number of languages from Python, Java and PHP
    • Build framework for auditing, error logging & master data management for your pipelines
    • Work across multiple teams in high visibility roles and own the solution end-to-end  

    Minimum Qualifications
    • 5+ years of Python development experience. Experience with more than 1 language is preferred
    • 5+ years of SQL (Oracle, Vertica, Hive, etc.) experience
    • 2+ years of Data Modeling
    • Ability to analyze data to identify deliverables, gaps and inconsistencies.
    • 5+ years of experience in custom or structured (i.e. Informatica/Ab Initio/Talend/Pentaho) ETL design, implementation and maintenance
    • Experience working with either a MapReduce or a MPP system on any size/scale.
    • Communication skills including the ability to identify and communicate data driven insights.  

     

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience working with or in support of diverse communities.
    • Interface with engineers, product managers and product analysts to understand data needs.

    Education:: BS or MS in CE/EE/CSE or computational sciences
    ]]>
    Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Global Coordinator, Global Sales Learning]]> Summary: We are looking for a coordinator to manage and execute our global learning programs. Specifically, they will handle logistics coordination responsibilities of our various learning programs that are delivered to Global Marketing Solutions  organization, which includes the company' s sales and marketing functions. 

    Responsibilities:  Handle all coordination responsibilities in partnership with Global Program Manager (PM) or Audience Manager (AM). Including:

    - Manage meeting space reservations and logistics (Event Ticket, AV, Catering)
    - Scaled communications to speakers and attendees (in partnership with Global Program Manager (PM) or Audience Manager (AM)), including invitations, pre-work, surveys, other post-program messaging
    - Run-of-show responsibilities for live, in-person programs (mainly orientations)
    - Calendar invites and attendance for attendees and speakers
    - Proper course management in Learn/Learning Management System (attendance tracking, registration, messaging)
    - Regularly partner with Global PM or AM on program status, issues with the program and suggested solutions
    - Maintain Master Program Guides and other Program Management documentation in partnership with Global PM or AM
    - Manage/Triage feedback and requests via ticketing system or email alias
    - Manage inbound feedback and changes to our GMS Learning Journeys (design, organization, etc.)
    - Assist with program reporting and data analysis needs (exporting, surveys, etc.)
    - Support & manage vendor process when necessary (Statement of Work, Purchase Orders, etc.) in partnership with Global PM or AM

     

    Skills:

    Powerpoint

    Excel

    Outlook

    High level communication with executive level team members

    In-person training coordination (managing attendence, scaled communication, live training delivery support for presenters)

    Familiarity with learning management system 

    Education:

    Undergraduate degree required. Preference for focus on business, sales, or education.
    ]]>
    Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager III]]> Project Manager III

    We are looking for a strong Project Manager who is resourceful, action oriented with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles.

    They will:

    * Manage cross-functional projects in a matrix organization.

    * Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time completion. Interface with engineering teams and business owners for project requirements and scope.

    * Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices.

    * Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.

    * Perform risk management and change management on projects.

    * Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

    * Ensure there is sound communication between various groups and projects. Maintain program status artifacts and provide frequent program updates. Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program.

    * Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.

    Skills:
    • Work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space.
    • * Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail.
    • * Strong communication and coordination skills
    • * Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
    • * Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and roll-up the sleeves in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
    • * Strong organizational and time management skills
    • * Past experience as an engineer a plus
    • * Ability to closely walk the line between business and technology

    Education:   Bachelors degree in MIS, computer science, systems engineering, business, or a related field.
    ]]>
    Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Sensor Characterization Software Engineer]]> Duties
    • Analyze, evaluate, debug, test, and characterize realtime AR and VR sensors for advanced prototypes and user experiences
    • Work with unfamiliar hardware at the SDK level to evaluate performance of various systems and algorithms
    • Develop characterization software for a variety of novel sensing and imaging systems, establishing a standard set of data analysis tools for generating reports
    • Use tools such as MATLAB to perform data analysis, and use internal systems to archive datasets
    • Write clean readable code, debug complex problems that span systems, prioritize ruthlessly and get things done with a high level of efficiency
    • Learn constantly, educate others, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of AR/VR problem solving

    Skills
    • 5+ years recent C++ experience, including modern C++ features and principles
    • 5+ years experience working directly with hardware systems such as cameras, sensors, imaging devices, medical devices, gaming consoles, etc.
    • Proven track record of professional software development, including shipping one or more products of high complexity using standard software development toolsets such as source control and continuous integration systems.
    • Deep problem solving and optimization ability
    • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience working across disciplines to drive optimal solutions

    Additional Desired
    • Realtime systems programming
    • MATLAB
    • Firmware programming
    • Database programming
    • Computer vision

    Education

    BS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering
    ]]>
    Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Operational Program Manager]]> Responsibilities

    Work closely with teams in Backbone Technologies and our partner teams to drive various Backbone Technology projects in emerging markets to a successful completion.

    Guide retrospective reviews of completed projects with teams to incorporate lessons learned into team' s future roadmaps & goals.

    Work with stakeholders to identify and document roadmap/vision for our backbone technology connectivity efforts.

    Identify key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the business impact of the program. Work with Analytics team to track ongoing metrics. 

    Manage expectations of all interested parties – define clear program with key deliverable and milestone dates. Maintain program status pages and provide frequent program updates. Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program.

    Oversee documentation effort with technical writers to ensure key decisions are captured and all necessary documentation for support and troubleshooting are maintained. Document end-to-end business process (workflows) as they are defined throughout the program.

    Coordinate regularly with Legal, Compliance, Policy, Tax and Finance, ensuring all governmental regulations are being met and complied with.

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor' s degree in Communication Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Network Engineering, or related field.

    Experience with Internet infrastructure: specifically IP, BGP routing and content proxy caching. 

    Analytical and data driven bias, evidenced by experience of business negotiations in the telecommunications.

    Proven infrastructure deployment project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with attention to detail.

    Program management experience in building scalable networks, defining roadmaps and translating strategic initiatives into tactical, objective programs.

    Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks.

    Ability to understand high level architecture for system dependencies and translate these into technical roadmaps

    Organizational and time management skills. Ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously.

    Ability to get things done and overcome obstacles.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience in Network Engineering, and Operational environments

    Experience working directly with Network/Carrier Service Providers.

     

    Degree: BA degree
    ]]>
    Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Community Content Curator]]> Title: Community Content Curator

    The Community Content Curator will discover and curate content related to specific local communities across a variety of subjects and public-content products, as well as curate local content posted to social media to populate various community groups on social media.

    Skills:

    Social media marketing experience a plus;
    Experience working with real-time news and social media.
    Proven ability to vet sources and information quickly and accurately;
    Meticulous attention to detail;
    Experience prioritizing and multi-tasking;
    Ability to think creatively, work autonomously and communicate clearly.

    Education:: Bachelor' s degree.
    ]]>
    Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[UK - Network Partner Engineer, Infrastructure-IV]]> Network Partner Engineer, Infrastructure-IV

    Provides technical expertise through  partner presentations, product demonstrations, review of architecture and test framwework. Assists the  project group in assessing potential application of  technologoes to meet use case needs and preparing detailed product specifications for the use cases and project group contributions for selected solutions. May  interact with OEM and SW vendor partners  often requiring architecture review, technical specifications review, rapid prototyping and/or product demo . May provide software  review and consultation to prospective users and/or product capability assessment and validation. 

    Skills:

    Wireless fundamentals (Telecom infra architecture, LTE, Radio access network, Comm theory, propagation, link budgets, 5G concepts, 5G NR...)

    Expertise in cellular (4G/5G), LTE advanced, Radio access networks, Radio unit, baseband functionality, SoC landscape, virtualization of access and core, NFV/SDN concepts

    Wireless system performance analysis (lab/field)

    Operator/vendor interaction experience

    Hands-on - can work with lab leads to run tests, debug basic issues, understand and capable of providing input on lab test framework, KPIs, end to end signaling aspects

    Technology communication skills - can drive workshops with operator and vendor partners

    Enthusiastic, quick learner

    Nice to have: 

    Scripting/data analytics (Excel, C, R)

    wireless industry relationships

    Education:: BA OR I.T related Degree
    ]]>
    Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Prototype Software Engineer, Augmented Reality]]> Duties:
    • Architect, design, and engineer interactive prototypes for augmented reality applications in Unity,  interfacing with engineering  and third party libraries.
    • Turn high-level concepts and designs into working augmented reality prototypes.
    • Independently research algorithms, libraries, and third party tools necessary to build prototypes.
    • Rapidly iterate given engineering, design, and product feedback.
    • Contribute to software architectural decisions for an augmented reality platform.

    Skills: 
    • At least five years experience in building  augmented reality, projection mapping, or related software applications.
    • Experience with  Unity3D real-time graphical authoring environments and other related tools.
    • Computer graphics, augmented reality, and computer vision coding experience in real-world applications.
    • Experience with interactive social, music, art, or entertainment applications.

    Education: 
    • Bachelor' s degree or equivalent in Computer Science.
    ]]>
    Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Software Engineer

    The Software Engineer will code high-volume software, suggest, collect, and synthesize requirements and create effective feature roadmap. This individual will create scalable software that enable a wide range of machine learning, machine perception projects.

    Skills: Required Skills:
    • Proficient withPython and C++
    • Software development under Linux systems.

    Preferred Skills:
    • Experience working with CUDA and OpenGL.

    Education: BS +5 years experience and MS +3 year experience in Software Engineering
    ]]>
    Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[IMU Characterization Engineer]]> Mechanical Engineer

    The Mechanical Engineer will work with the research team to design and construct research devices. Additionally, based on feedback from pilots and user studies, iterate on those devices to answer questions.

    Skills:
    • Experience in control and design of various devices
    • Solid background in mechanical engineering

    Education:: Bachelor' s degree required; graduate degree strongly preferred
    ]]>
    Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Research Program Manager]]> Research Program Manager

    Duties: 

    Program Management
    • Acts as the project manager for research programs, building out and creating resources for programs such as legal processes and vendor management;
    • Maintains and refines research programs and initiatives, establishing best practices, next steps, and outcomes;
    • Partners with Researchers and other Research Program Managers on program areas;
    • Moves initiatives forward, finds resources, raises concerns to appropriate owners early and resolves open issues that prevent progress. Hold the line when schedule or progress is in jeopardy while maintaining respectful relationships;
    • Predicts roadblocks and obstacles and establishes meetings or integration points between teams. Prioritize competing needs with good reasoning and creative solutions;
    • Coordinates resources across multiple projects and teams;
    • Contributes to overall Research Program Management team processes and tools, updating databases and initiating improvements where needed;

    Research Logistics
    • Partner with Researchers to identify vendors to work with based on team and project needs;
    • Own the vendor relationship and manage the process of working with third party vendors to execute on quality research;
    • Act as the point-of-contact for the vendor, managing communication, the proposal and SOW process, and ensuring the vendor is aligned with our project goals and the that milestones are being met;
    • Guide research planning, collaborating with Researchers, Data Scientist, and vendors to identify ideal locations for research and managing logistics;
    • Ensure projects are processed through the procurement and purchasing team;
    • Support Researchers in preparing research presentations;
    • Travel to research locations when needed to coordinate logistics on-the-ground.

    General Operations Support
    • Develop efficient processes for working with legal on research projects;
    • Develop and maintain processes or systems to work with localization team to facilitate translation of surveys, discussion guides, etc.;
    • Partner with the finance team to develop efficient processes for working with vendors on contracts and payments;
    • Source and onboard new vendors through procurement;
    • Serve as a dependable point-of-contact/link to the Global Research Ops team, leveraging new processes or best practices when needed and relevant;
    • Ensure Researchers have everything they need to succeed;
    • Proactively raise issues before they are a problem for individuals, suggest and implement solutions.

    Skills:
    • 2+ years of experience in research operations, as a producer, project manager, or program manager with a background in operations, supporting teams, and developing relationships
    • Experience working with research / user experience teams preferred, client or vendor management experience a plus
    • Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented, and delivering results in a highly organized manner
    • Successful in fast-paced environment that requires independent time management, task prioritization, flexibility, and keen ability to identify problems and proactively work towards solutions
    • Excellent communication skills for interacting with Researchers, potential participants, and businesses

    Education:: Bachelors degree, ideally with administrative component.
    ]]>
    Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager- Partnership Marketing]]> We are searching for an experienced Influencer Marketing  Project  Manager.  In this role, you will help build an influencer program, implement outreach strategies, develop and execute seasonal content campaigns, drive the repurposing of influencer content across marketing channels and ensure measurable results. You will have a strong focus on daily KPI’ s while also developing longer-term tactics and strategies to drive the growth of the business. 

    The ideal candidate is a data-driven marketing professional with several years of experience working with influencers and social media.

     

    Here' s what you' ll do as part of the team:
    • Assist in developing and executing strategy for the influencer marketing channel, including managing budget and growth KPI’ s
    • Apply a data-driven approach to the selection of agencies, talent, tools and programs
    • Coordinate and implement A/B testing, analyze, and report on performance of campaigns against growth KPI’ s
    • Partner with analytics to continuously assess and optimize marketing against growth metrics to ensure goals are met
    • Build relationships with key influencers and core community members to deeply understand both of these groups and use that understanding towards impactful marketing efforts
    • Liaise between marketing, creative, engineering and customer experience to coordinate  project  plans and campaigns

    And these are the experience and skills you' ll need to be successful: 
    • 5+ years of experience in influencer and affiliate marketing
    • Understanding of the influencer marketing space with a focus on meeting CPA targets
    • Proven experience working on growth initiatives with influencers and social media
    • Data-driven decision maker, able to easily navigate goal setting, analysis, and reporting of campaigns
    • Experience in affiliate marketing platforms and with key partners (e.g. RewardStyle, Impact Radius, ShareASale, LinkShare, SkimLinks, etc.)
    • Knowledge of emerging trends in online, mobile and social media
    • Demonstrated ability to produce successful results in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to multitask between short and long-term  projects, involving multiple teams and marketing partners
    • Adaptable, personable fast learner with an eye for detail and impeccable communication skills 

    Education:: * Bachelors degree
    ]]>
    Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Prototyper]]> Prototyper

    We are  looking for a hyrid designer/developer to join our team to help with rapid UX prototyping. The ideal candidate has a passion for building new products and a track record of delivering creative solutions to problems. You should also have a demonstrated understanding of the rapid prototyping process, with a track record of projects where you have applied this process. 

    Responsibilities:
    • Explore, design and prototype solutions to problems in enterprise platforms. 
    • Work with the design team to conceptualize ideas that push boundaries. 
    • Create prototypes to implement those ideas and work with the user research team to test and refine solutions. 
    • Work cross functionally, in particular acting as a bridge between design and engineering.
    • Have a design point-of-view and be able to discuss ideas, give and receive feedback.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor or Master in Product Design or Computer Science, or a related discipline. 
    • Expert knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and CSS, JQuery, and Framer. 
    • Experience with the prototyping process in software.
    • 5+ years of experience building web applications 
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

    Education:: Bachelor or Master in Product Design or Computer Science, or a related discipline.
    ]]>
    Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Artist]]> Title: 3D Artist II

     
    • Help artists with everyday blocking issues with content tools and workflow
    • Manage technical pipelines related to level production (i.e. source file management/streaming/visibility/collision/physics materials/lighting setup)
    • Take an active role in a highly collaborative workplace. Work closely with other teams to take on technical challenges
    • Work with other technical artists to establish and monitor best practices, budgets, and performance
    • Ensure content is meeting memory budgets and performance targets

    Skills:
    • Experience with one or more commercial game engines (e.g. Unreal or Unity)
    • Art-related degree and/or comparable professional experience
    • Strong communication skills for working across multiple disciplines
    • Strong time-management and organizational skills
    • Task driven, self-motivated, proactive & works well under deadlines
    • Generalist knowledge in skills such as modeling, texturing, lighting, animation, physics and particle systems
    • Expertise with at least one of the leading 3D applications (e.g. Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, Houdini, MotionBuilder) as well as experience with leading image manipulation tools (e.g. Photoshop, After Effects or Nuke)

    Education: not important
    ]]>
    Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Devops Engineer with Sysadmin and Networking background]]> Devops Engineer with Sysadmin and Networking background

     

    1) The role will focus on the automation of network device deployment, software installations on windows/linux, DR automation, setup application and device Monitoring  etc.

    2) Support Product deployment

    3) Upgrades and security patching

    4) Software Packaging and Deployment automation

    5) Upgrade Automation

    7) Write custom monitoring plugins for hardware and software components

    8)   Ability to code   and redesign the solution

    Skills:
    • Solid experience coding in Python   and also packaging enterprise software 
    • Strong professional background  working on system administration or network administration
    • Infrastructure Background with hands on experience working on Windows and linux
    • Working  knowledge of  network, dns , firewall 
    • Chef and Ruby experience
    • Experience in Docker, Packaging on Windows 
    • Experience on Databases like mysql or sqlserver will be a plus.

    Education:: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
    ]]>
    Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Product Marketing Manager - MFS LATAM]]> Title: Product Marketing Manager - LATAM

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    The ideal individual for this role will have at least 5yrs experience developing and executing B2C marketing programs in LATAM, working with external partners and a highly cross-functional team, and experience with marketing analytics and program management. This role is highly visible internally, and the ideal candidate will have comfort interacting with senior executives of our partner companies.

     
    • Drive development and execution of go to market strategies to drive awareness & product adoption in LATAM
    • Guide our partners through their campaign executions to ensure programs are optimized to drive product metrics
    • Collaborate with analytics team to develop measurement plans to measure and track campaign effectiveness
    • Identify and record best practices as related to marketing programs & campaigns and support documenting these best practices in marketing playbooks
    • Develop & deliver marketing kick off presentations to key LATAM partners.
    • Manage and report budget forecast and actuals for owned projects
    • Partner closely with product to support development of product roadmap in LATAM
    • Develop research plans in close collaboration with marketing and product research to gather relevant consumer insights to inform marketing strategies and support product development
    • Collaborate with comms planning, PR, product, partnerships, growth marketing in support of overall LATAM initiatives

    Skills:
    • 5+ years of consumer marketing experience ideally in technology or financial services
    • LATAM consumer marketing experience
    • Comfortable to partner with external companies, dealing with senior marketing management.
    • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and ability to drive towards clarity
    • Ability to work and thrive in a self-starter, fast-paced and changing environment.
    • Strong creative sense, plus excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Spanish language – general writing and speaking
    • Ability to travel both regionally and internationally ~ 20 – 25%.

    Bachelors degree required.
    ]]>
    Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Field Support]]> Job Title: IT Field Support

     

    Essential Functions: Provides computer help desk support and technical training on hardware and software to end users Troubleshoots Mac and Windows software and hardware for end users via phone, email, and service desk walk-ups. Troubleshoots iPhone and Android mobile phones, and other related hardware in-office, such as printers. Sets up mobile phone Exchange email, VPN, and internet access for users via secure company network. Provisions new equipment for end users. Trains new hires on new software and technology related procedures to secure a swift onboarding process. Performs set-ups, break-downs, and transports of equipment, such as monitors and desks on an as-needed basis for new and existing end users. Examines, designs, and implements new internal procedures to improve office procedures. Provides overall management in daily administration, asset distribution, and shipping. Manages warehouse inventory to facilitate proper handling and distribution of merchandise. Images Mac and Windows laptops. Manages and troubleshoots audiovisual software, hardware, and equipment to ensure teleconferencing and videoconferencing calls run smoothly. Oversees the replenishment and allocation of inventory to their appropriate locations.
    • Qualifications: 3-5 years end user support/desktop support experience
    • Complete understanding of Microsoft Outlook™ client (Windows & Mac) and the Microsoft Office Suite, with experience resolving complex problems and assisting users with advanced functionality.
    • Applied experience with Microsoft Exchange™ and other Microsoft technologies including a firm understanding of Active Directory is key. Comprehensive understanding of Mac OS from command line troubleshooting to resolving individual application failures
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Windows is a plus, in issues ranging from resolving registry conflicts to troubleshooting system crashes and performance issues.
    • Experience with troubleshooting Windows and OSX Operating Systems, desktops, and printers/ print servers.
    • Agile and exhibits a strong sense of urgency.
    • Exceptional professionalism and customer-service skills, motivated by complete customer satisfaction.
    • The desire and ability to have an impactful conversation with users about their support needs and requirements.
    • Excellent task management, verbal & written communication skills, combined with relentless follow-up.
    • Loves working in a team-oriented environment and highly motivated to provide a positive user experience.
    • Independent critical and creative thinking.
    • Bold problem solving.
    • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding environment, under immense pressure.
    • Ability to travel up to 25% to remote offices for end user and project support.
    • Maintain relationships with both internal and external customers and vendors

    Education:: College degree or relevant experience in the technology field
    ]]>
    Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Event Manager - AI/AR/VR Partnerships]]> Title: Event Manager - AI/AR/VR Partnerships

    Job Description

    This role is responsible for coordinating internal communication events under the direction of a Global Event Manager. The role will work with internal clients to flawlessly execute events and ensure client expectations are met. The role will manage events from start to finish, which includes: sourcing venues, caterers, and production vendors; accurately forecast needs and manage event budgets for materials, catering, venues, and other event production needs; maintaining event registration lists and attendee communication; route invoices and record payments accurately into budget trackers; coordinating on-site vendors; ensure clients needs are met throughout the entire event lifecycle.

    Responsibilities
      • Must develop and execute integrated plan and logistics for each event, from initial planning to on-site event management and post event follow up.
      • Partner with  Prodcut Marketing Manager to help with event strategy/planning. 
      • Negotiate contracts and manage suppliers including hotels, off-site venues, caterers and others.
      • Maintain accuracy and accountability of event budget, manage final billing and reconciliation, evaluate results against goals, deliver wrap-up reports, and generate learnings for improvement.
      • Demonstrated leadership skills with strong ability to adapt to changing environments and prioritizing tasks
      • Proven experience in effective communications, consumer and client relations, and management
      • Resourceful and can find a way to make things happen
      • Flexible and quick approach to event challenges
      • Frequent travel required throughout the US and occasional international travel, as required.

    Qualifications
      • 5 years of relevant work experience in a customer-facing role in high-volume events management of facilties operations
      • Customer service and problem solving skills
      • Experience in creating and implementing timelines
      • Experience working in the events industry, tech or policy event experience preferred
      • Project Management skills a plus
      • Excellent communication skills with internal and external partners
      • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
      • Ability to manage and supervise onsite
    ]]>
    Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst]]> Job Title: Business Analyst

    Duties:
    • Develop Presto, Oracle, MySQL, and Hive queries to aid in deployment or operation of infrastructure.
    • Build python driven pipelines to support forecast, deployment and operational dashboards.
    • Identify bad data within databases and tools. Assist with developing methods to safely and procedurally clean or backfill data.
    • Build and support various dashboards through internal tools or third-party applications such as Tableau.
    • Blend data between varying warehouses and tools to provide consolidated locations for relevant data.
    • Improve internal tools and their utility by analyzing backend data sources.
    • Assist with creation of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and measurable metrics
    • Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
    • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.
    • Use data, research, and collaboration to identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices.
    • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks
    • Work independently with minimal supervision
    • Foster a culture of data driven decision making

    Skills:
    • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles and develop creative solutions to problems
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team
    • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Data Science or Analytics with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
    • Minimum 2 years as a business analyst with expertise in multiple requirement analysis techniques/methodologies
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets.
    • Strong SQL skills and experience with languages such as Presto, Oracle, Hive development experience.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure
    • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate attention to detail
    • Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented
    • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
    • Strong systems development and deployment experience preferred

    Education:: Bachelors degree in computer science, systems engineering, electrical engineering, or technical field (preferred)
    ]]>
    Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer II]]> The Software Engineer will code high-volume software, suggest, collect, and synthesize requirements and create effective feature roadmap. This individual will create scalable web applications, create Android or iOS apps and apply expert software development skills to a wide range of ML-related coding projects.

    Skills:

    Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, PHP, Python. Knowledge of SQL preferred. Experience in machine learning and video coding and streaming.

    Education:: BS + 2 years experience and MS + 1 year experience in Software Engineering
    ]]>
    Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Optical Lab Technician]]> Job Title: Optical Lab Technician
    • Build and calibrate various custom and off the shelf optical tools and equipment.
    • Perform R&D tests and experiments. 
    • Collect and analyze experimental data.
    • Build electronic and optical systems.
    • Assist engineering team members with above activities.
    • Perform analysis and troubleshooting of the equipment.
    • Perform maintenance of the lab.

    Skills:
    • 3 years+ experience working in an R&D lab (optical, laser, electrical, physics or related field would be ideal).
    • Hands-on experience with micro-optical assembly, soldering and wiring.
    • Must have solid experience with MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel.
    • Experience with Matlab software is a plus.
    • Team player.

     

    Education: BA/BS or equivalent experience as listed above.
    ]]>
    Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager - Network Tooling]]> Title: Project Manager - Network Tooling

     

    Responsibilities
    • Manage deployment, operations, tooling, and ongoing support of experimental and commercial off-the-shelf wired and wireless technologies in complex and diverse environments.
    • Work with team to align network tooling programs to large strategic tooling objectives and big bets and ensure they understand the big picture and goals 
    • Manage deployment, operations, tooling, and ongoing support of experimental and commercial off-the-shelf wired and wireless technologies in complex and diverse environments.
    • Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and drive internal software product improvements across multiple teams and functions.
      • Provide hands on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases of software.
      • Lead/Support all business readiness activities including training, testing and rollout. Work independently with minimal supervision.
      • Foster a culture of data driven decision making.
      • Identify areas of risk and drive mitigation with subject matter experts within the organization.
    • Review operational issues and determine if a software solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.
    • Conduct business process re-engineering reviews to innovate on business processes and define ways to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Elicit detailed business requirements by engaging the business to capture clear functional design artifacts using techniques like use cases, data diagrams and process flow diagrams.

    Requirements
    • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space.
    • Work experience in Network-centric product management/development: building scalable platforms, driving enterprise tooling initiatives, and translating strategic initiatives into software product roadmaps
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure.
    • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail.
    • Be independent, thorough, and results-orientated in examination and analysis.
    • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks.
    • Cross-functional leadership skills.
    • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles and develop creative solutions to problems.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Associate level network certifications (CCNA or JNCIA) or higher
    • Experience with Software Defined Network (SDN)
    • Experience with robotics, machine learning, and computer vision
    • Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience
    • Familiarity with the scrum methodology

    Education:
    • Bachelor’ s degree in business, computer science, systems engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field.
    ]]>
    Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager - Connectivity Network Services]]> Title: Project Manager - Connectivity Network Services

    Responsibilities
      • Manage deployment, operations, tooling, documentation, and ongoing support of experimental and commercial off-the-shelf wired and wireless technologies in complex and diverse environments.
      • Drive successful field site survey and acquisition efforts including negotiations with landlords, industry partners, local governments, and utilities.
      • Take initiative in unclear and dynamic situations to help stakeholders and partners define and subsequently realize goals.
      • Manage highly cross-functional  projects  in a matrix organization covering a range of  areas (experimental products,  data center, network, logistics, supply chain,  hardware/software  engineering).
      • Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and  drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
      • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.
      • Elicit detailed program requirements by engaging the business to capture clear functional design artifacts using techniques like use cases, data diagrams and process flow diagrams.
      • Provide hands on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
      • Lead business readiness activities including training, testing and rollout.
      • Foster a culture of data driven decision making.
      • Drive continual improvement of cost productivity.
      • Identify areas of risk and drive mitigation with subject matter experts within the organization.
      • Work independently with minimal supervision

    Skills:
    • 6+  years  of   experience in technical or engineering project/program management with a demonstrated track record of improving processes, programs, and using technology solutions to deliver business value in a high-tech operations space.
    • 2 years of experience leading optical and/or wireless network deployments.
    • Extensive experience leading executive-level discussions and negotiations with internal and external parties.  
    • Experience driving successful project execution in collaboration with external partners in industry, government, and academia.
    • Thorough understanding of the OSI model and networking standards including TCP/IP and the 802.11 family.
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and organizational skills with clear focus under pressure.
    • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
    • Be independent, thorough, and results-orientated in examination and analysis.
    • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across organizations, within other geographies, and willingness to " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks.
    • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done, overcome obstacles, and develop creative solutions to problems.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • 3+ years of network engineering and design experience
    • Mobile operator and/or ISP network planning, deployment, and operations experience, including municipal site acquisition and landlord lease negotiations.
    • Experience working in emerging markets
    • PMP and CCNA/JNCIA certifications or equivalent
    • Vendor management and contracts experience

    Education:

    MBA or graduate degree in a technical discipline Preferred

    Bachelors degree in an engineering, quantitative, or related discipline (Required)
    ]]>
    Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Product Generalist]]> You will be a product expert that can advise employees, managers and recruiters on the tool capabilities. You will work directly with product teams to escalate and resolve high priority issues. You will use your exception problem solving skills and customer service acumen to drive down bug counts and increase customer satisfaction.
    • Monitor and analyze bug reports and internal feedback groups for trends;
    • Identify confusion from bugs, identify solutions and advise customers to accomplish desired outcome;
    • Partner with Product, Engineering and training teams to drive up product quality and understanding of product usage;
    • Communicate known issues within the team and to our customers;
    • Document and maintain knowledge base and run book for multiple enterprise applications.
    • Participate in developing and maintaining service level agreements and ongoing management of service level compliance and general controls.
    • Provide operational metrics to demonstrate overall health of supported service;
    • Be an integral member of the application support team responsible for multiple enterprise applications and projects.
    • Work with cross functional teams to prioritize and deliver enhancements and new solutions.

    Skills:
    • Skills Fluency in English;
    • 3+ years experience delivering SLA based service constraints and operational metrics
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • Highly motivated and hard-working with ability to think clearly under pressure, both individually and in team environment;
    • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills;

    Education:: BA/BS degree
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Digital Media Specialist]]> We’ re looking for a passionate, detail-oriented, data-driven professional to join us in building the ad operations discipline as part of the Comms Planning team in the Consumer Product Marketing. The ideal candidate should have a passion for leveraging data to understand scalable drivers of impact for social media marketing and implement strategic marketing strategies, solving complex problems through technical and analytical excellence, and project managing multiple streams of work.

    Responsibilities
    • Lead the setup and execution of successful marketing campaigns for Brand and Consumer Products, owning all aspects of campaign set up, optimization, troubleshooting, and reporting, with a sustained focus on efficiency and scalability
    • Establish strong cross-functional relationships with internal teams and partners (Digital Media Managers, Product Marketing Managers, and Decision Scientists)
    • Leverage large and abstract datasets to identify scalable drivers of impact for the business
    • Identify and manage opportunities for  ads product team to further develop our ad platform, tools, and guidelines based on business insights. Own resolution of technical challenges, by collaborating with internal product/engineering teams.

    Skills:

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Fluency in business English
    • 2-5 years of digital advertising experience, preferably in ad operations, trafficking, demand management and/or data analytics
    • Highly motivated self-starter who can thrive in a fast paced, often ambiguous, results-driven environment
    • Knowledge of Facebook and other digital advertising platforms in crafting media solutions that drive outcomes
    • Demonstrated communication skills
    • Organization and project management skills
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills. Basic understanding of A/B testing and marketing effectiveness measurement methodologies and technologies.


    Preferred Qualifications
    • BA/BS degree in Economics, Marketing, Business, Statistics, or related field
    • Experience running large global scale ad campaigns on Facebook using Ads Manager and/or a Facebook Marketing Partners platform
    • Professional experience at a media agency (digital marketing, paid social, performance marketing) or ad tech firm (DSP, SSP)
    • Familiarity with 3rd party ad serving technologies (Tags & Pixels)
    • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. Macro, VBA). Knowledge of SQL/Hive/Stata/R/SPSS/Matlab is a plus.
    • Desire to become a digital marketing expert

    Education: Bachelors or Masters degree from a top university
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Associate Clinical Study Manager]]> Northbrook, IL

     

    JOB TITLE: Associate Clinical Study Manager 


    GENERAL NOTES: 

    Reports to Senior, Clinical Study Management or above 

    Must have solid clinical studies experience 

    Local candidates only, candidates who are willing to relocate at their own expense may be submitted. 

    Interview travel expenses are not reimbursable by the client 

    This position has no direct reports but may provide oversight and direction to study team members 
    for study deliverables and may provide supervision to Clinical Trial Associates. 

    Regulatory documentation and CRO experience is acceptable. 


    PURPOSE & SCOPE: 

    Participate in or lead the planning, initiation and execution of assigned clinical 
    studies with operational excellence. 

    Be responsible for effective management of budgets, timelines and resources for 
    assigned clinical studies and implementation of appropriate standards and processes to  ensure clinical study quality. 

    Be responsible for effective training and management of interactions with study team, study  sites and vendors for assigned clinical studies. 

    The scope of this position is Phase 1 through 4 APGD - sponsored clinical studies. This position  may work under the direction of Senior Clinical Study Manager or may lead the management of  assigned studies, as appropriate. 


    ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    Manage the day-to-day operations of assigned studies to ensure completion per established project team goals and objectives in compliance with applicable GCP/ICH guidelines and other regulatory requirements. 

    Manage cross-functional study teams, including vendors. 

    Provide accurate and up-to-date study information within CTMS and other relevant tracking systems and provide regular updates of study progression to Clinical Program. 

    Management and other stakeholders; proactively identify and resolve issues that arise during study conduct; manage escalation of study-related issues. 

    Participate in or lead the development of study plans and system set-up; participate in preparation and ensure operational excellence of protocol, CRF, CSR and other key study team deliverables 

    Implement appropriate systems, standards and processes to ensure quality at the level of investigative sites, vendors and data. 

    Participate in or lead preparation of vendor requirements and project scope and selection of study vendors; effectively manage interactions with vendor study team. 

    Participate in or lead feasibility assessment and selection of countries and sites for study conduct. 

    Oversee the clinical aspects of timely data cleaning, data analysis and the availability of top line results; participate in data reviews and review of statistical analysis plans. 

    Ensure set-up and implementation of effective investigator and site monitor training; coordinate operational and therapeutic area training for internal and external study team members. 

    Provide oversight and direction to study team members for study deliverables. 

    QUANTITATIVE DIMENSIONS: Responsible for the preparation and management of budgets, timelines and resources for assigned clinical studies. Responsible for study budgets up to $50M. 

    ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT: Reports to the Senior Manager, Clinical Study Management or above. This position has no direct reports but may provide oversight and direction to study team members for study 
    deliverables. 

    REQUIRED SKILLS: 
    • BA/BS degree with at least three years multi-country clinical trial experience or advanced degree 
    • (MS/PhD/PharmD) with at least 2 years clinical trial experience 
    • Must have strong knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines and regulatory requirements. 
    • Must have knowledge of protocol and clinical drug development processes, clinical study design, study planning and management, and monitoring. 
    • Requires project management skills and study leadership ability. 
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, administrative skills and computer ability. 
    • Fluent in English. 
    • Moderate (25%) travel required.
    ]]>
    Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Program Manager- Turnups]]> We are looking for a strong Project Manager who is resourceful, action oriented with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles. They will: 
    • Manage cross-functional site infrastructure projects in a matrix organization. 
    • Plan, coordinate & drive major new infra turnups and maintenance initiatives. Support in critical Capacity Moves, Adds, and Changes (MAC) events in the data centers. 
    • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time completion. Interface with technical & operational teams in driving project execution. 
    • Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and prioritize resources in areas that will deliver the greatest impact. 
    • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made. 
    • Perform risk management and change management on projects. 
    • Support in driving internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions. 
    • Ensure there is sound communication between various groups and projects. Maintain program status dashboards, wiki pages and provide frequent program updates. Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program. 
    • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.

    Skills:

    • Work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space. 
    • Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail. 
    • Strong communication and coordination skills 
    • Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously 
    • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and roll-up the sleeves in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
    • Strong organizational and time management skills 
    • Past experience in Software Engineering, IT Infrastructure, Data Center Operations is a plus 
    • Ability to closely walk the line between business and technology

    Education:

    Bachelors degree in Computer science, Systems engineering, or related disciplines
    ]]>
    Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Event Producer - Internal Facebook Events]]> The role will project manage and strategically plan initiatives while creating global program strategies. This role will project manage varying levels of resources, content and narrative creation, along with expertise in production. The role will work with the regional event managers, internal partners, and suppliers to flawlessly execute events and ensure client expectations are met.

    Responsible for driving content creation and program parameters.

    Responsible for creating global program strategy for replication and execution by network of regional event managers.

    Responsible for Tier 1 events from start to finish, which includes: sourcing and management of event agencies, venues, caterers, and production vendors; accurately forecast needs and manage event budgets for promotional materials, catering, venues, and other event production needs; maintaining event registration lists and attendee communication; route invoices and record payments accurately into budget trackers; coordinating on-site vendors; ensure clients' needs are met throughout the entire event lifecycle. 

    Responsibilities
      • Develop ongoing event strategies for global programs, playbook for replication. 
      • Project manage stakeholders and develop content and narrative plans. 
      • Must develop and execute integrated plan and logistics for each event, from initial planning to on-site event management and post event follow up.
      • Source event agencies, vendors and needs, including hotels, off-site venues, caterers and others.
      • Maintain accuracy and accountability of event budget, create event execution and work back plans, evaluate results against goals, deliver wrap-up reports, and generate learnings for improvement.
      • Demonstrated leadership skills with strong ability to adapt to changing environments and prioritizing tasks
      • Source requirements from executive teams and manage executive level events with superb attention to detail.
      • Proven experience in effective communications, consumer and client relations, and management
      • Resourceful and can find a way to make things happen
      • Flexible and quick approach to event challenges
      • Occasional global travel

    Qualifications
      • 7+ years managing ongoing programs and events
      • Customer service and problem solving skills
      • Proven track record of working with executive level stakeholders
      • Experience in creating and implementing timelines
      • Project Management skills
      • Excellent communication skills with internal and external partners
      • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
      • Ability to manage and supervise onsite
    ]]>
    Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[(IS/IT) - Business Analyst]]> Northbrook, IL

     

    PURPOSE & SCOPE: The Data Analyst, RWI&A is responsible for supporting the RWI analytics team in preparing data for analytics and developing  visualization tools for presenting analytics to customers. 

    ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 
    1. Standardizing client data to be used by the Analytics team for modeling. 
    2. Using customer data to build segmentation profiles that assist analytics team in modeling efforts 
    3. Building and customizing dynamic reports and dashboards using visualization applications 
    4. Able to identify, recommend and implement better options to provide data as well as automate design and delivery of ongoing  tasks 
    5. Participates in cross functional team environments and handles a variety of concurrent projects 
    6. Identify best practices and champions best practices and encourages innovation 
    7. Maintains technical expertise on RWI&A systems and increases organizational efficiencies 

    QUANITITATIVE DIMENSIONS: 
    •   Reduce outsourcing of RWI&A projects and increase regional efficiency 
    •   Identify new applications of existing data 

    ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT:  Reports to Director, RWI & Analytics, US Regional Liaisons 

    Required: 
    •   Bachelor’ s degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent experience. 
    •   1-2 years SQL experience strongly preferred. 
    •   Highly proficient with Excel reporting. 
    •   Tableau, Qliksense or other visualization tool experience 
    •   Minimum of 2-3 years statistical analysis and design experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry. 
    •   Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees including senior 
    • management. 
    •   Proficient in SAS, R, or Python 
    •   In-depth knowledge to Real World datasets within the United States (Optum, Humedica, IMS Health, Symphony, Truven, 
    • GEHealth, and others) 
    •   Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to multi-task. 
    •   Ability to work independently in a dynamic fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision. 

    Preferred: 
    •   Experience programming in a Hadoop environment 
    •   Working experience with market structure, patient flows, segmentation, adherence, and other applications are highly 
    • preferred. 
    •   Experience in a consulting firm
    ]]>
    Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Data Analyst]]> Job Title:  Data Analyst
    • Manage the e-mail alias inquiries from internal stakeholders
    • Manage the headcount management tool queue to approve transfers, move positions, and unblock transactions
    • Assist Recruiting & HR with position management inquiries for job requisitions or offers
    • Maintain and audit data integrity of headcount positions (cost center, manager, talent profile, location, team assignments, etc.) within Workday and Salesforce
    • Answer database questions and reconcile systems of record
    • Track changes to budget in headcount management tool and change management log
    • Help work through hierarchy restructuring or reconcile headcount discrepancies
    • Determine the best possible ways to streamline current process and identify solutions to either speed up or automate manual process

    Skills:
    • Proficient in Excel
    • Experience fielding and responding to requests
    • Experience investigating incorrect data patterns as well as addressing root cause

    Education: Bachelors degree or 3+ years problem-solving/data experience
    ]]>
    Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Job Title: Software Engineer

     
    • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements, work with cross-functional data and products teams and build efficient and scalable data solutions.
    • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.
    • Optimize and maintain existing pipelines and implement new ones.
    • Produce ad hoc analyses to aid team in understanding patterns and trends in incoming data
    • Help analyze, visualize, and provide analytics on data to build dashboards and reporting solutions to support multiple team projects
    • Proactively identify recurring needs and create fully automated pipelines.
    • Work with data infrastructure and data engineering teams to triage infra issues and drive to resolution.
    • Monitor and manage the SLA for all data sets and systems in allocated areas of ownership.

    Skills:
    • 2+ years hands-on experience with Linux and shell scripting
    • 2+ years hands-on experience in MySQL database administration, implementation and maintenance
    • 2+ years hands-on experience in SQL or similar languages and development experience in at least one scripting language
    • Data architecture, data modeling and schema design skills
    • Ability to analyze data to identify deliverables, gaps and inconsistencies.
    • Experience working with enterprise DE tools, ability to learn in-house DE tools quickly
    • Excellent communication skills and proven experience in leading data driven projects from definition through interpretation and execution
    • Ability to initiate and drive projects with all stakeholders

    Education: BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
    ]]>
    Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Principal Engineer (Systems Architect)]]> Principal Engineer (System Architect)

    Must have Solaris Kernel experience

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
    •        Defining and implementing overall system architecture.
    •        Obtaining expert knowledge of the overall system infrastructure and related tools.
    •        Detailed code reviewing and mentoring of entire engineering team to ensure code quality and adherence to architecture.
    •        Designing and implementing large complicated infra and networking features.

     

    Qualifications:
    •        Requires expert and deep knowledge of Linux, C programming, and quality software practices.
    •        A clear and strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, multi threaded programming, and related topics.
    •        Knowledge of network protocols and services is highly desirable.
    •        Knowledge of ethernet switching chip solutions and features (Broadcom and the like) is highly desirable.
    •        Expert in security related processes and practices is highly desirable.
    •        VMware related infra and applications is desirable.
    ]]>
    Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Operations Program manager - Tooling]]> Title: Operations Program manager - Tooling

    We are seeking a Program Manager to drive multiple complex, cross-functional and high impact programs within the Data Center Operations. 

     

    Responsibilities.
    • Work with stakeholders to identify and document roadmap/vision for all of the lifecycle tools within the evolving DC ecosystem
    • Conduct gap analysis on what tools/processes are missing/required to meet the larger objectives. Identify key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the business impact of the program
    • Align cross functional stakeholders, both business and engineering teams, on objectives and goals for the program, gather and prioritize requirements
    • Define and document the end-to-end business processes used today and identify where and how tooling solutions will aid with streamlining and scaling the process
    • Work with the various engineering team OPM' s to design and develop a scalable solution that meets the goals and objectives
    • Manage expectations of all interested parties define clear program with key deliverable and milestone dates. Use multiple communication channels for providing program updates to various stakeholders. Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program
    • Oversee documentation effort with technical writers and engineering teams to ensure key decisions are captured and all necessary documentation for support and troubleshooting are maintained. Document end-to-end business process (workflows) as they are defined throughout the program
    • Oversee deployment tasks (tactical cut over activities) as well as training for all support teams
    • Drive towards problem resolution despite ambiguity or uncertainty
    • Build relationships, gain consensus, remove tension/roadblocks and focus on the solution

    Skills:

    Requirements
    • Bachelors degree in MIS, computer science, or related field
    • 5+ years work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
    • Proven project management, inter-personal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail
    • Project management experience in building scalable, enterprise tooling initiatives, defining roadmaps and translating strategic initiatives into tactical, objective programs
    • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and " roll-up the sleeves" in order to accomplish all necessary tasks
    • Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a focus under pressure
    • Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented
    • Organizational and time management skills. Proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Able to travel (including international travel)

     

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 2+ years of work experience in managing backlogs, working with scrum teams, managing roadmaps, etc.
    • Proven experience in infrastructure automation and tooling domain
    • Familiarity with the scrum methodology
    • Having worked in datacenter environment is a plus.

    Education: Bachelors degree in MIS, computer science, or related field
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Operations Program Manager - Pre-Operations]]> Job Title: Operations Program Manager - Pre-Operations

    We are looking for a Program Manager to focus on the pre-ops area and help integrate currently disparate process, schedule, and documentation workflows. The right candidate will add structure and consistency to our ecosystem of business critical outputs and dependencies and support our decision making, system of checks & balances, and communication needs with automated tools.

     
    • Work with stakeholders to identify and document roadmap/vision for all of the lifecycle tools within the evolving Data Center ecosystem
    • Manage all aspects of the program - scoping, success metrics, execution, launch and communication.
    • Conduct gap analysis on what tools/processes are missing/required to meet the larger objectives
    • Work with Legal, InfoSec and IT sourcing teams to complete vendor security assessments and contract execution for platforms and applications identified for Pre-Operations support.
    • Identify key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the business impact of the program
    • Align cross-functional stakeholders on objectives and goals for the program, gather and prioritize requirements.
    • Define and document the end-to-end business processes(workflows) used today and identify where and how tooling solutions will aid with streamlining and scaling the process
    • Work with the various engineering teams to design and develop a scalable solution that meets the goals and objectives
    • Oversee testing (functional, non-functional, user-acceptance etc.)
    • Manage expectations of all interested parties define clear program with key deliverable and milestone dates
    • Maintain program status wiki pages and provide frequent program updates
    • Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program
    • Oversee deployment tasks (tactical cut over activities) as well as training for all support teams
    • Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented
    • Foster a culture of data driven decision making
    • Drive towards problem resolution despite ambiguity or uncertainty
    • Build relationships, gain consensus, remove tension/roadblocks and focus on the solution

    Skills:
    • 6+ years work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space
    • Proven project management, inter-personal, and communication skills, with attention to detail
    • Must have project management experience in building scalable, enterprise tooling initiatives, defining roadmaps and translating strategic initiatives into tactical, objective programs
    • Experience in collaborating with stakeholders and cross-functional teams
    • Must be familiar with the scrum methodology
    • Analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with focus under pressure
    • Organizational and time management skills
    • Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Having worked in datacenter environment is a plus.
    • Some travel will be required (including international travel)

    Education: Bachelor s degree in MIS, computer science, or related field
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Systems Administrator - Generalist]]> Job Title: Systems Administrator - Generalist
    • Work on a team of highly technical and talented Systems Engineers chartered with maintaining the global Enterprise Core Services.
    • Support day-to-day operations and escalations across services including email, directory services, virtual desktop, VMware and others.
    • Improve and optimize system administration and management with coding and automation.
    • Understand metrics for measuring success and performance of services to ensure service performance, scalability, stability and security for both existing and new service deployments.
    • Contribute to meeting KPIs and SLAs through management of task queues.
    • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production and business teams.
    • Participate in rotational on-call schedule.

    Skills:

    Required Qualifications:
    • 7+ years system administration experience
    • 5+ years experience in PowerShell scripting, other languages a plus (Ruby, Python, PHP, etc.)
    • 3+ years experience working with monitoring and configuration management tools such as Chef and DSC
    • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, IIS, Apache, MS SQL, MS Exchange, Postfix, Squid, MySQL, and SNMP
    • Virtualization and block storage experience a plus

    Desired Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, and load balancers.
    • 3+ years of experience managing geographically dispersed infrastructure and DR environments.

    Education: Technical degree at the Bachelors level or equivalent education and experience required.
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Duties: 
    • Handle operational interactions with test delivery and test development vendors
    • Ensure content (exams, blueprints, other collateral) accuracy to reflect product updates, terminology changes etc in a timely fashion by coordinating with subject matter experts
    • Project management and coordination of localization activities and ensure timely release of exams per project plans
    • Manage event planning, logistics and execution
    • Coordinate SME recruitment/communication, work assignments and rewards/incentives
    • Schedule program activities (workshops, team presentations, etc)
    • Work with regional and XFN  team members and advocates to drive support for the program
    • Maintain internal policies and process documentation
    • Assemble market intelligence from various sources for review
    • Review and evaluate vendor reports (volume, pass-rate, surveys, financials, forensics, web monitoring, etc)
    • Triage candidate support, escalations and security issues
    • Administer roles, permissions and business rules in vendor systems
    • Import and export data as needed to/from different systems and formats for reporting requests
    • Coordinate customer acceptance testing of vendor systems releases and upgrades
    • Coordinate and/or conduct live testing (exam) events
    • Coordinate vendor business reviews (at program manager/coordinator, project manager, operational levels)
    • Identify ways to improve efficiencies and increase impact

    Skills 
    • Testing, and Certification experience strongly preferred
    • Quality assurance as applicable to assessments
    • Project management and relevant program management experience
    • Customer service and empathy
    • Database, spreadsheet and reporting skills
    • Strong written, verbal and visual communication skills (including factual reporting, presentation design, use of appropriate tone and voice for difference audiences, ability to work with marketing and creative on messaging and calls to action)
    • Strong analytic/investigative capabilities with attention to detail

    Education:: BA/BS in relevant disciplines or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Associate Creative Producer]]> We' re looking for an Associate Creative Producer to join our Editorial team, with a focus on creative production for the company' s official social media accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This role is responsible for assisting in creative production efforts on projects from conception to execution and evaluation, supervising the quality assurance, technical build and publishing of finalized content to all of Instagram' s daily channels. 

    The ideal candidate is highly creative, an experienced storyteller, organized, prioritizes attention to detail, thrives in a multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment, and must have a demonstrated ability of working with a global team to create and publish daily editorial content across various platforms for an international audience. Additionally, this individual should have strong communication skills, and the ability to deliver and launch initiatives on time, on budget, and on strategy.

     

    Responsibilities
    • Assist in creating visual storytelling assets for social media channels
    • Build, production QA, schedule and publish approved content to daily editorial channels, ensuring high technical quality assurance for all production details start to finish
    • Analyze data to help inform editorial decision-making and to understand success of projects
    • Manage project statements of work, estimates and related parameters

    Requirements
    • 1-3 years experience in creative production
    • Experience creating visual assets for social media with an emphasis on video production
    • Experience running projects with multiple stakeholders
    • Experience using data to inform decision-making
    • Able to manage multiple projects
    • Able to work and thrive in a self-starter, fast-paced and changing environment
    • Demonstrated experience working in creative production for an international audience

    Recommended
    • Experience managing a branded social media account
    • Visual portfolio of published work
    • Experience capturing content in the field
    • Agency or production house experience is a plus
    • Experience working within a  creative department for a publication that places priority on visual storytelling, i.e. on Instagram.

    Education: Bachelors Degree Required
    ]]>
    Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Job Title: Software Engineer

     
    • Oversee internal infrastructure for systems and services responsible for data ingestion, processing and consumption channels
    • Monitor capacity trends to prevent incidents, create and maintain dashboards and reports to synthesize and effectively present information
    • Develop future capacity plans by analyzing product growth trends and project roadmap
    • Help engineers by triaging and routing incoming capacity and reliability issues
    • Oversee A/B experiments in progress, owners, and rollout stage, assist engineers by correlating live site issues with A/B experiments in production
    • Proactively identify repeated investigations and automate them by using scripting and internal tools.

    Skills:
    • 2+ years experience doing capacity planning for internet service architectures
    • 2+ years experience in at least one programming language
    • Ability to rapidly learn new development languages (PHP, Python, C++, and Java are all in heavy use)
    • Ability to pick up new software, frameworks and APIs quickly
    • Good knowledge of basic large-scale internet service architectures (such as load balancing, LAMP, CDN' s), even if you haven' t worked on one
    • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Apache, memcached, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP
    • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills

    Education:
    • BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Researcher]]> Job Title: Researcher

     

    We are looking for an experienced and highly self-motivated Liquid Crystal Scientist to develop the liquid crystal technology for next generation near to eye display and imaging systems at our research center in Redmond, WA. This is a short-term contract position for 6 months, could extend to 12 months and beyond, depending on the outcome and project needs. We prefer someone who can start right away.

    Responsibilities

    Work closely with research staffs to develop advanced liquid crystal optical components in a cleanroom setting:
    • Work closely with research staff on developing next generation LC optical elements for applications in HMDs.
    • Work closely with optical/mechanical/electrical engineers on critical liquid crystal devices fabrication setup.
    • Record, analyze and solve problems in the fabrication process;
    • Document the prototyping process and characterization results in detail;
    • Follow all safety protocols, especially chemical safety and laser safety.

    Skills:
    • 500+ hours of hands on experience on prototyping liquid crystal devices in clean room environments;
    • Specialized knowledge of liquid crystal materials and photo-alignment technology;
    • Experience in one or more liquid crystal design tools such as TechWiz, LCDMaster;
    • Solid background and working experience in material formulation, material optics and optical table setup;
    • Hands-on experience of on using basic prototyping & metrology tools, such as spin coaters, microscope, polarimeter, ellipsometer, SEM, AFM;
    • Effective communication & documentation skills;
    • Proven records of achieving significant results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as publications at leading journals or conferences.

    Education: Masters or above in Material Science, Liquid Crystals, Chemical Physics or Engineering
    ]]>
    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[AI Software Engineer]]> Basic Qualifications:

    ·         MS/PhD in machine learning (or in a highly related area), and related industry experience

    ·         Solid background in deep learning techniques for NLP (word vectors, thought vectors, RNNs, LSTMs, GRUs)

    ·         Must have Client/NLP algorithm implementation experience as well as the ability to modify standard algorithms (e.g. change objectives, work-out the math and implement)

    ·         Strong programming skills in Python (we use Tensorflow as our deep learning framework)

    ·         Ability to develop prototypes by manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.

    ·         Eager to learn new algorithms, new application areas and new tools.

    ·         Excellent communication skills

    ·         Experience with RESTful APIs

    ·         Experience using AWS

    ·         Fluent in Mandarin
    ]]>
    Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[IT Field Support]]> Title: IT Field Support

    Essential Functions:
    • Provides technical help desk support on hardware and software to end users
    • Troubleshoots Mac and Windows software and hardware for end users via phone, email, and service desk walk-ups.
    • Troubleshoots iPhone and Android mobile phones, and other related hardware in-office, such as printers.
    • Sets up mobile phone Exchange email, VPN, and internet access for users via secure company network.
    • Provisions new equipment for end users. Trains new hires on new software and technology related procedures to secure a swift onboarding process.
    • Performs set-ups, break-downs, and transports of equipment, such as monitors and desks on an as-needed basis for new and existing end users.
    • Examines, designs, and implements new internal procedures to improve office procedures.
    • Provides overall management in daily administration, asset distribution, and shipping.
    • Manages warehouse inventory to facilitate proper handling and distribution of merchandise.
    • Images Mac and Windows laptops.
    • Manages and troubleshoots audiovisual software, hardware, and equipment to ensure teleconferencing and videoconferencing calls run smoothly.
    • Oversees the replenishment and allocation of inventory to their appropriate locations.

    Qualifications:
    • 3-5 years end user support/desktop support experience
    • Complete understanding of Microsoft Outlook client (Windows & Mac) and the Microsoft Office Suite, with experience resolving complex problems and assisting users with advanced functionality.
    • Applied experience with Microsoft Exchange and other Microsoft technologies including a firm understanding of Active Directory is key.
    • Comprehensive understanding of Mac OS from command line troubleshooting to resolving individual application failures
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Windows is a plus, in issues ranging from resolving registry conflicts to troubleshooting system crashes and performance issues.
    • Experience with troubleshooting Windows and OSX Operating Systems, desktops, and printers/ print servers.
    • Agile and exhibits a strong sense of urgency.
    • Exceptional professionalism and customer-service skills, motivated by complete customer satisfaction.
    • The desire and ability to have an impactful conversation with users about their support needs and requirements.
    • Excellent task management, verbal & written communication skills, combined with relentless follow-up.
    • Loves working in a team-oriented environment and highly motivated to provide a positive user experience.
    • Independent critical and creative thinking. Bold problem solving.
    • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding environment, under immense pressure.
    • Ability to travel up to 25% to remote offices for end user and project support.
    • Maintain relationships with both internal and external customers and vendors

    Education: BS in any technology related discipline a plus, but not required.
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Administrative Coordinator II]]> Title: Administrative Coordinator II

     

    responsibilities:
    • Manages event logistics, and execution for office social events using budget and strategy defined by Office Lead
    • Owns planning, logistics, and execution for local Company Events using company-defined HR budget
    • Works with Office Lead to organize calendar of events, including all hands and other company wide meetings
    • Works with Office Lead and events team to manage event production vendors as needed using budget for individual events (ex: holiday party, summer party, TYKTWD)
    • Collects feedback from attendees, hosts event debriefs, and compiles data on events to inform future planning efforts
    • Partners with Office Lead, Facilities Team to influence and inform on office environment and amenities at 225, as well as event space needs as office grows
    • Leads 225 Social Committee, leveraging other FTE who wish to participate in planning efforts by assigning tasks and ensuring completion.
    • Maintain events wikis (restaurants, venues, offsite activities) and researches new additions to these categories nearby the office
    • Enters and manages purchase orders, vendor onboarding, and SOW creation in partnership with finance
    • Manages New York-branded Swag ordering, stocking, and distribution using budget defined by Office Lead

    Skills: Minimum Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of experience in event planning for small & large organizations
    • Strong time management, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task across concurrent priority projects is essential
    • Experience managing budgets
    • Analytical and data-driven approach to solving problems
    • Ability to take direction and input to develop effective event strategies that are engaging, innovative and will achieve the office goals
    • Knowledgeable about regional venues, activities, and events resources
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to build cross-functional relationships between departments
    • Excellent communication skills in person, over the phone, and via email
    • Ability to multi-task and change direction quickly
    • Comfortable working through ambiguity and uncertainty
    • Experience working and collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams
    • Proven negotiation and communication skills
    • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Programs, Keynote, Outlook, Event, and Registration Tools

    Education:: BA/BS preferred
    ]]>
    Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Packaging Designer]]> Title: Packaging Designer

    Responsibilities
    • Work closely with the industrial team to create exceptional packaging for our products.
    • Help create the visual language of the brand and the physical nature of our packaging.
    • Lead the development phase by managing internal and external resources.
    • Connect the brand to people, represent user-centric thinking and excellence in aesthetic and functional sensibilities while simultaneously addressing the design challenges represented by engineering constraints. 

    Skills:
    • 5+ years of experience as a designer developing packaging for consumer electronics or related products.
    • 2+ years experience leading design projects and directing development activities.
    • Excellent sketching skills, agile cognitive ability, and a commitment/demonstrated skill in iterative prototyping processes.
    • Experience with 3D CAD modeling in Solidworks or ProE.
    • Experience with the Adobe suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
    • Experience with Rendering Software such as Keyshot.
    • Proven experience in creating compelling packaging designs.
    • Deep understanding of the manufacturing processes.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.

    Excellent communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills

    Education:: A bachelor' s degree in industrial design, architecture, or a closely related field
    ]]>
    Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer]]> Duties
    • Build software to facilitate routine operations of the research group.
    • Schedule a cluster of Linux-based machines connected via high speed network.
    • Improve cluster utilization and dashboard.

    Skills:

    MUST HAVE:
    • Experienced software developer with C/C++, Python, Ruby.
    • Expert level knowledge of Linux-based systems and cluster management.
    • High speed network performance profiling and optimization.
    • Advanced understanding of Linux containers.
    • Advanced knowledge in cluster resource managers.

    PREFERRED:
    • Experience working with machine learning infrastructure.
    • Hands-on experience with InfiniBand and 10-Gigabit Ethernet.
    • Experience with Docker.
    • Experience with Slurm.

    Education:: BS + 2 years experience and MS + 1 year experience in Software Engineering
    ]]>
    Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Marketing Associate]]> Job Title: Marketing Associate

    You will help design, launch, evaluate, optimize, and scale programs. You will utilize direct response channels, co-marketing, as well as retention channels, to cost-effectively target SMBs and drive adoption of internal tools. Must have the ability to think about content strategies, offline opportunities, and driving growth as well as coming up with ways to measure success. Strong problem solving and quantitative analytical skills; Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint guru; Keynote is a plus but not required. Strong process and project management skills with successful experience influencing and leading cross-functional teams; Proven ability to build fact-driven business cases from management consulting or other relevant experience; Ideally candidate will have 3-5+yrs of experience specifically working with SMBs. Must be comfortable working in a changing environment.

    Skills: Experience with SMB marketing, strategy and project management are requirements.

    Education:: BA/BS degree with strong academic background or equivalent experience
    ]]>
    Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Network Engineer IV]]> Title: Network Engineer IV
    • Experience with NOC environments and working to SLAs
    • Experience with routing and switching technologies and protocols including TCP/IP, STP, VLAN, VRRP, CDP, LLDP, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, and MPLS
    • Experience with Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures, including Cisco and Juniper routers/switches and Nexus data center switching platforms
    • Experience with IPv6 and familiarity with programming/scripting languages is strongly desired
    • Solid understanding of Queue Management for tasks and incidents, vendor
    • Experience with work in POPs, carrier hotels, or Central Office environments.
    • Strong attention to detail with excellent time management and organization skills
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure
    • Familiarity with Content Delivery Networks and POP architecture.
    • Solid understanding of fiber-optic technology including cable types, connector types, optic types, patch panels, and optical transport technologies.
    • Proficiency in Linux operating system
    • Excellent communication skills, should be able to work with service providers and colocation facilities around the world
    • Ability to work within a global team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision
    • Ability to capture and analyze traffic.
    • Certification such as CCNA/CCNP, JNCIA/JNCIS, RHCSA or equivalent experience preferred.
    • Weekend and shift may be required

    Education: Certification such as CCNA, JNCIA, RHCT desired. CCNP or JNCIP a plus.
    ]]>
    Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Event Manager]]> Title: Event Manager

     

    This role is responsible for managing marketing events under the direction of a Global Event Manager. The role will work with internal partners to flawlessly execute events and ensure client expectations are met. The role will manage events from start to finish, which includes: sourcing venues, caterers, and production vendors; accurately forecast needs and manage event budgets for promotional materials, catering, venues, and other event production needs; maintaining event registration lists and attendee communication; route invoices and record payments accurately into budget trackers; coordinating on-site vendors; ensure clients needs are met throughout the entire event lifecycle.

    Skills:
    • Must develop and execute integrated plan and logistics for each event, from initial planning to on-site event management and post event follow up.
    • Source event vendors and needs, including hotels, off-site venues, caterers and others.
    • Maintain accuracy and accountability of event budget, create event execution and work back plans, evaluate results against goals, deliver wrap-up reports, and generate learnings for improvement.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with strong ability to adapt to changing environments and prioritizing tasks
    • Proven experience in effective communications, consumer and client relations, and management
    • Resourceful and can find a way to make things happen
    • Flexible and quick approach to event challenges
    • Frequent travel required throughout North America

    Education:: BA/BS degree preferred
    ]]>
    Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Tooling Engineer]]> Title: Tooling Engineer

    Deliver higher quality and a more delightful social media experience by building tools that improve developer efficiency and code quality.

    Skills:
    • Proficiency in at least one programming language
    • Objective-C & PHP knowledge preferred
    • Computer Science degree and/or industry experience with software development
    • Exceptional problem solving skills
    • Natural curiosity and proven ability to learn new skills quickly
    • Flexible and willing to respond quickly to urgent or changing processes
    • 15-20% travel possible
    • Able to work 7am-3pm or 9pm - 5pm

    Education:: Flexible
    ]]>
    Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Triage Specialist (DevTools)]]> Job Title: Triage Specialist (DevTools)

    *Investigate product quality of developer internal tools and infrastructure
    *Build expertise on internal tools and provide basic level of technical support to engineers
    *Meticulously categorize and document customer support requests
    *Work with cross functional partners in Infrastructure, Dev Tools and Product teams to route & resolve urgent issues
    *Work with other support roles (e.g.: documentation, TPM, etc.) to plan and resolve common issues 
    *Communicate effectively with cross functional partners progress on improving customer support?

    Skills:

    *Experience with engineering systems (build & test infra, source control, etc.) is required
    *Experience with distributed systems and mobile development (iOS & Android) preferred
    *Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    *Exceptional debugging and problem solving skills
    *Natural curiosity and proven ability to learn new skills quickly
    *Flexible and willing to respond quickly to urgent or changing processes
    *Passion for ensuring high quality experiences for dev tools & developers

    Education:: *BA/BS degree preferred
    ]]>
    Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Software Engineer - Kernel/Drivers]]> Title: Software Engineer

    Duties:
    • Create and modify Kernel configuration and device drivers for ARM based SoC.
    • Work on bringing up Yocto Linux and test Kernel/OS functionality.
    • Create test suites to stress OS/Kernel functionality and stability after changes.
    • Interface with Linux community and upstream the changes to open source.

    Skills:
    • Required to have open source community experience for Linux kernel.
    • Familiar with ARM based micro controller and firmware structure.
    • Familiar with Linux kernel and device driver model
    • Strong scripting capability with php, python or perl.
    • Strong coding ability with C
    • Familiar with latest server architecture and components
    • Strong trouble shooting and analytical skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

    Education:

    BS in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years relevant experience.

     

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[HR & OPS Associate and Quality Manager]]> HR & OPS Associate and Quality Manager (Full-Time): San Jose, CA

     

    Description:

    You will be working to support a Globally branded consulting firm with a focus on connecting creative people to companies in growing industries. Crystal Equation partners with top global companies including the World’ s largest social media company and the World’ s first and second largest telecom providers.

    You will be responsible for the understanding and execution of the following three roles:
    • Establishing and maintaining a relationship with all of our employees and subcontractors known as 1099’ s (independent contractors) or Corp-to-Corp. You must deliver the message that we are a family owned professional firm that is here to work with them through any issues while they work here. 
    • Each pay cycle you will collect the time sheets for W2 employees and 1099’ s and cross check them with our client systems. Accumulate them and then file them to prepare this information for payroll and billing cycles. 
    • You will manage and execute to success the entire life cycle of events necessary to hire W2 employees and 1099’ s by deploying the following written and oral steps when management executes an offer. All paperwork will be your responsibility to follow up on and expedite with new hires to completion.

     

    Responsibilities:

    Daily Communication in person and via BlueJeans Video Conference with Employees, Contractors, and Clients, including:
    • Employee Onboarding (Contractors and Internal)
    • Payroll & Benefits Management
    • 1099 and Client Invoicing
    • Accounts Receivable and Payable
    • Quality Management System and TL9000 Certification

     

    Qualifications:
    • Good attitude, sense of humor, and seeking new learning experiences
    • Excited about new technologies and innovation
    • BS or MS in Human Resources or related field preferred but not required
    • Some relevant human resources/administrative experience preferred but not required
    • Strong customer service skills, both written & verbal
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Ability to relate courteously to people of diverse backgrounds and abilities
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change quickly
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities

     

    Salary & Benefits:
    • $40k consummate with experience
    • Full benefits including: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401k Plan, Yearly bonuses for top performers, Growth potential, Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave, Free breakfast and lunch
    ]]>
    Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Computer Vision and Machine Learning Scientist / Engineer]]> Senior Computer Vision and Machine Learning Scientist / Engineer

    Responsibilities    
    • Invent and Innovate new Computer Vision and Machine Learning approaches
    • Lead Computer Vision and Machine Learning R&D for a well-funded 3D HCI/AR/VR start-up company
    • Report to CTO, managing and directing related road map
    • Manage self-initiated goals in a collaborative team environment
    • Create and align related priorities/goals with all stakeholders
    • Work closely with application and core engineering teams to provide CV support and directions
    • Make important and (occasionally time sensitive) decisions that affect developers, products and end user experiences
    Desired Skills and Experience Qualifications
    • 5 years’ experience in a related Sr. CV and ML research or engineering role, with published research work and/or meaningful development input on shipped consumer products or platforms
    • Commercial experience in projects using 3D computer vision is a plus
    • Strong software, hardware, and systems development understanding
    • Strong 3D geometry skills
    • Experience with recognition, motion tracking, kinematics, robotics, skeleton tracking, physics.
    • Experience with depth sensing and visual-inertial navigation, proficient with SLAM technology
    • Able to work well with internal/external developers and customers to help build applications, turning CV, AI, and Machine Learning into fully functional products
    • Problem solve better than a single-working parent, working best under pressure, and always enjoying hard challenges
    • Project management skills
    • Strong Communication skills
    • Proven fluency in C++ (JAVA, C#, Javascript, and Unity all a plus)

    Education
    • BS in CS, EE and/or Mathematics, Physics w/experience
    • MS w/experience
    • PhD preferred w/experience
    ]]>
    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[BI Operations Engineer - Sydney]]> Data Operations Engineer

     
     
     

    Team Overview

    The Data Operations Team is responsible for supporting hundreds of data pipelines.  Our primary responsibility is to maintain our service level agreements (SLAs) for data landing. We work on improving reliability, scalability and efficiency of data pipelines by engineering solutions to monitor, alert and auto-remediate issues. We use a lot of internal Customer tools and frameworks to accomplish these engineering tasks. Our environment is dynamic, our workloads are at the high end of any workloads you may find elsewhere, and we have a great team that shares information freely and openly.  We will give you an opportunity to work on interesting BI operations engineering projects that optimize the processes that we maintain as a team. These engineering efforts currently focus on alerts and monitoring, auto-remediation, but the sky is the limit when it comes to new ideas that can help our customers and improve efficiency



    Responsibilities
    • You will be part of the global BI Operations team
    • You will be working closely with BI Data Engineers and BI Platform Engineers.
    • You will be working on engineering projects to build monitoring and automation solutions.
    • You will be providing operation support for hundreds of data pipelines.
    • You will be part of the on-call rotation.
    • You will work with Data and always look for processes optimization.
    • You are also thrilled at the prospect of building strong relationships with customers (internal BI developer groups), solving operational issues and implementing quality improvements to the base tools that make them better suited for customer’ s needs.


    Requirements
    • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent experience. Degree in technical field preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt, learn new skill sets, and be able to understand operational challenges
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure
    • Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Resourceful, results orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building with diverse, global, cross-functional team
    • Proven ability to troubleshoot and problem solve in complex systems.
    • SQL programming experience
    • 2+ years’ experience using Object Oriented programming languages (any one of the following Python, PHP, Java, C++, etc.)
    • Linux environment experience
    • Good understanding of BI and Data Warehousing concepts (ETL, OLAP vs. OLTP, Slowly Changing Dimensions)
    • Good understanding of process automation

     

    Bonus:
    • Previous experience with Git/Mercurial workflow
    • Previous experience with one of the following MySQL, Vertica, Oracle
    • Previous experience with Customer Support
    • Previous experience with Hadoop, Hive, Presto or other Big Data technologies
    ]]>
    Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Member of Technical Staff (Adv Sol)]]> Members of the Advanced Solutions Team are responsible for:

      Obtaining requirements from customers, either directly at customer site, or indirectly via customer enablement team

      Discussing and refining customer requirements with customer / customer enablement

      Implementing new company reference designs per customer requirements, including blueprint data modeling

      Implementing various plugins for new reference designs, including but not limited to those for blueprint building, expectations rendering, anomaly generation, configuration rendering, API

      Implementing any new platform capabilities needed to complete new reference designs. These may include new telemetry data collection plugins, support for new device platforms, creation / enhancements of on-box or off-box device agents, resource pool management agents

      Implementing and maintaining unit tests and integration tests for all of the above

      Implementing and maintaining system tests involving virtual and physical devices for all of the above

     

    Required skills

    Proficient in Python programming or a similar language; if different language, must be able to pick up Python quickly

    Solid knowledge in unit testing

    Solid experience working with Linux-based systems; alternatively, solid knowledge in systems programming

    Solid knowledge of data structures and algorithms

    Basic knowledge of HTTP APIs

    Basic knowledge of networking

    Strong communication skills

     

    Desired skills

    C++ programming experience

    Experience in networking

    Experience in professional services engagements involving integrations with various components in system management and network orchestration/automation space

    Experience with programming device platforms

    Experience with device platform APIs

    Project management experience

     
    ]]>
    Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Business Analyst]]> Title: Technical Business Analyst

    Location: Chicago, IL 60605

    Responsibilities:
    • Work with stakeholders and product owners to understand the users’ goals and objectives and identify success criteria. 
    • Lead efforts in analyzing, collecting, and prioritizing user requirements, and translates business requirements into technical design and processes. 
    • Create and maintain software development artifacts such as requirements documentation, use cases, test cases, data flow diagrams, UI wireframes, and internal support documentation
    • Work with stakeholder requirements to build data visualizations and metrics turning data into information for the user
    • Work with stakeholders and product owners to evaluate buy versus build solutions where appropriate
    • Build functional prototypes of technical design ideas as needed using SQL, Excel, and other BI tools
    • Work with all stakeholders to ensure implemented solution meets defined success criteria. 
    • Communicates complex systems to Stakeholders, in a manner that enables them to have a common understanding of the product status, risks, and decision points.
    • Contributes to the PMO team in assessing tools, approaches, and techniques to add efficiency and value add improvements to existing PMO processes and methods.
    • Build, modify, and maintain reports used by middle and back office teams

    Specific Skills/Abilities
    • Excellent  verbal, visual, written and listening skills
    • Excellent data visualization and analysis skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent facilitation, collaboration skills
    • Ability to create structure and provide leadership in ambiguous situations
    • Ability  to thrive within a matrix organization.
    • Ability to excel both independently and in a team environment
    • Ability to synthesize BI data visualization artifacts (e.g. reports, graphs, charts, etc.) to meet business needs. 
    • Advanced data analysis skills.  Affinity working with complex data sets and complex systems.
    • At least intermediate proficiency with Excel, VBA, databases, T-SQL, and one other BI tool (e.g., Tableau, Cognos, etc.)
    • At least intermediate systems analysis skills (systems, business workflows, business processes, data modeling, etc.)
    • Proficient navigation skills on Windows and UNIX Platforms.
    • Solid understanding of Visio and ability to diagram complex system interactions and data flows

     Education/Experience
    • Bachelor’ s degree or higher Management Information Systems or equivalent technical field
    • 5+ years in a business analyst role delivering software requirements, managing product development
    • 3+ years of experience as a developer on Windows or UNIX platforms.
    • 2+ years of financial trading industry preferred
    ]]>
    Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Software Developer - Microsoft, DAO]]> Job Title:

    Senior Applications Developer

     

    Job Description:

    Hands-on design and development experience with the Microsoft .Net technologies is essential. Designs, develops, documents and analyzes overall architecture of systems in compliance with internal IT Standards &  Procedures &  Policies.  Promote best practices, oversee and maintain coding standards and best testing procedures to meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs.  Researches and recommends technology to improve the current systems and integration of subsystems. Provides technical expertise and support to peers and partner teams.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    •             10+ years of software development experience with deep understanding of OOD, patterns, best practices, web and web services best practices

    •             5+ years Hands-on development experience with Microsoft technologies, .Net, C#, WCF/Web API, MVC, Entity Framework, NUnit, proficient with tools such as MS Visual Studio, etc.

    •             3+ years database design and management skills with SQL Server Database, proficient on SQL and stored procedures.

    •             3+ years of experience with leading development team to take on projects, ensure successful delivery by providing design and technical guidance.

    •             2+ years of Agile development experience

    •             Strong analytical, project planning and decision-making skills

    •             Proficient in specifying and evaluating architecture requirements.

    •             Outstanding interpersonal skills and clear communication with customers, vendors and peers across departments.
    ]]>
    Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[DataOps Engineer - Singapore]]> Data Operations Engineer

    Location: Singapore

    Team Overview


    The Data Operations Team is responsible for supporting hundreds of data pipelines. The primary responsibility of the team  is to maintain our service level agreements (SLAs) for data landing. In this role,  the BIOps Engineers will work closely  with BI Data Engineers to support their pipelines and provide guidance to improve operations. The team is working on improving reliability, scalability and efficiency of data pipelines by engineering solutions to monitor, alert and auto-remediate issues while using a lot of internal tools and frameworks to accomplish these engineering tasks. This environment is dynamic, workloads are at the high end of any workloads you may find elsewhere, and we have a great team that shares information freely and openly.

    Responsibilities
    • You will be part of the team that supports BI operations
    • You will be working closely with BI Data Engineers and BI Platform Engineers
    • You will be supporting the operation of hundreds of data pipelines.
    • You will be part  of a global  on-call rotation.
    • You love working with Data and always looking for optimization.
    • You are also thrilled at the prospect of building strong relationships with customers (internal BI developer groups), solving operational issues and implementing quality improvements to the base tools that make them better suited for the needs of the company: You will get the opportunity to work on interesting BI operations engineering projects that optimize the processes that we maintain as a team. These engineering efforts currently focus on alerts and monitoring, auto-remediation, but the sky is the limit when it comes to new ideas that can help our customers and improve efficiency.


    Requirements
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. Degree in technical field preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt, learn new skill sets, and be able to create a solid understanding of operational challenges
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure
    • Must be proactive with a  proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Resourceful, results orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building with diverse, global, cross-functional team
    • A hunger to learn more tools and learn  overall infrastructure to produce scalable automated processes around BI Operations.
    • Proven ability to troubleshoot and problem solve in complex systems.
    • Intermediate to advanced SQL programming
    • 2-5+ year of programming (C++, JAVA, PHP, PERL, PYTHON etc.)
    • Experience in Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse experience
    • Good understanding of DataWarehousing concepts (ETL, OLAP vs. OLTP, Slowly Changing Dimensions)
    • Good understanding of process automation
    • Bonus: Previous experience with Git workflow
    • Bonus: Previous experience with MySQL, Vertica, Oracle
    • Bonus: Previous experience with Customer Support
    • Bonus: Previous experience with Hadoop, Hive, Presto or other Big Data technologies
    • Bonus: Previous experience managing applications on Linux and Windows
    ]]>
    Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Recruiter]]> Company Overview

    Crystal Equation is a Chicago-based boutique consulting firm specializing in providing technical resources in the information and communication technology industries.  We strive to solve the staffing equation by finding the perfect match for both our clients and candidates by focusing on our relationship with our affiliates.  We deliver the right candidate by pinpointing the client’ s need, and we excel at producing candidates for hard-to-fill positions when other firms have run out of resources. 

     

    We are a Tier 1 vendor to several multiple Fortune 500 companies. We have experienced exponential growth over the last years, and we' re looking to expand our recruiting team to keep up with our client' s demands.

     

    Life at Crystal Equation

    At Crystal Equation it’ s all about flexibility and growth – yours and ours.  This is your opportunity to be a part of a cohesive and result producing technical Recruiting team that generates and delivers quality new candidates and contribute to the growth of the sales pipeline to drive us forward.  Your mission, if you choose to accept it, will be to help us identify, screen, interview, and present qualified candidates for our internal professional services projects as well as for contract and permanent positions with our national clients.  This is a role that is very heavily based upon prospecting, cold calling and networking with a distinct career path for the successful recruiter.

     

     

    Technical Recruitment Administration
    • Successfully reviews job descriptions to understand the needs of the client
    • Manage and execute to success the Actionable Intelligence Items
    • Performs administrative task e.g. getting resume, interviews, offers, acceptances, sending of daily “ Navigator” calls to Team Lead or Manager, submitting daily sheets to Managers/Team Lead, perform “ same-day rule” on calling assigned Most place- able Applicants, etc.

     

    Sourcing
    • Review resumes and credentials relative to technical position
    • Collect and disperse in a speedy and orderly fashion all individual’ resumes and complete the process to establish contact with the client
    • Source, screen, interview and evaluate candidates
    • Establish and perpetuate a network list of referral sources
    • Recruit and reactivate candidates for open requisitions and send to Team Lead for review
    • Utilizing sourcing tools and techniques (e.g. LinkedIn, Boolean Search technique, etc) 

     

    Duties/Responsibilities
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Build strong relationship and create partnership with clients
    • Follow account process and establish some solid understanding of IT engineers

     

    Compliance
    • Make all company mandatory meetings every month
    • Achieving desirable goals within the time specified
    • Attend daily meetings

     

    Qualifications:
    • Willing and able to work on extended hours, on GY shift and weekends or holidays
    • Willing and able to work on shifting schedules
    • Knowledge in seeking out and successfully hiring technical engineering talents
    • Excellent computer skills and internet savvy
    • Expert level verbal communication skills
    • Excellent note taking and written skills
    • Minimal knowledge in technical information
    • Bachelor’ s degree, preferably in Psychology, Business Administration, Behavioral Science or any equivalent work experience
    • At least 0-1 year of recruiting experience and/or US BPO or Proven Sales Experience.

    #work4crystal

     
    ]]>
    Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Network Architect]]> GENERAL SUMMARY: Participates as the lead Networking subject matter expert in the development of solutions in support of new business and application expansion. Research, analyze, trade-off, conduct proof-of-concept and recommend critical networking solutions to assure scalability, extensibility, robustness and security. Keep current on emerging/new technologies through educational opportunities, research, professional affiliations and personal networking. Build relationships with external experts in the field Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose complex network problems in a large-scale environment Keep senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems. Provide overall direction for Windows and Cisco system performance and enhancements Provide technical expertise in analyzing, diagnosing and resolving problems in support of Cisco router/switches, Wireless, Multicast routing, MPLS and VoIP Capacity planning of the network by monitoring and analyzing network, performance and availability. Proactively research and evaluate tools and technologies as appropriate to the network environment while developing solution to increase better performance and lower the total cost of ownership. Oversee, develop and maintain documentation for the implementation and support procedures of existing systems and new technologies in the network. Responsible for emergency off hours network support as needed including on-call duties. Maintain network uptime and reliability to the satisfaction of the system with the goal of maintaining network services at a 99% reliability standard. Diagnose network problems and outages using network sniffer, netflow statistics, system logs, and other current trouble shooting and data collectors. Assists in the planning and design of IP voice network and PBX systems. Approves and modifies network design and architecture to ensure regulatory compliance. May take on role of Project Leader for special enterprise-wide assignments. May coach and mentor more junior technical staff.
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
    Participates as the lead Networking subject matter expert in the development of solutions in support of new business and application expansion.
    • Research, analyze, trade-off, conduct proof-of-concept and recommend critical networking solutions to assure scalability, extensibility, robustness and security.
    • Keep current on emerging/new technologies through educational opportunities, research, professional affiliations and personal networking. Build relationships with external experts in the field
    • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose complex network problems in a large-scale environment
    • Keep senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.
    • Provide overall direction for Windows and Cisco system performance and enhancements
    • Provide technical expertise in analyzing, diagnosing and resolving problems in support of Cisco router/switches, Wireless, Multicast routing, MPLS and VoIP
    • Capacity planning of the network by monitoring and analyzing network, performance and availability.
    • Proactively research and evaluate tools and technologies as appropriate to the network environment while developing solution to increase better performance and lower the total cost of ownership.
    • Oversee, develop and maintain documentation for the implementation and support procedures of existing systems and new technologies in the network.
    • Responsible for emergency off hours network support as needed including on-call duties.
    • Maintain network uptime and reliability to the satisfaction of the system with the goal of maintaining network services at a 99% reliability standard.
    • Diagnose network problems and outages using network sniffer, netflow statistics, system logs, and other current trouble shooting and data collectors.
    • Assists in the planning and design of IP voice network and PBX systems.
    • Approves and modifies network design and architecture to ensure regulatory compliance.
    • May take on role of Project Leader for special enterprise-wide assignments. May coach and mentor more junior technical staff.

    • MINIMUM EDUCATION:

      Bachelor' s in computer engineering/computer science or related field preferred.

      MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

      10+ years of experience in configuration of high end Cisco networking equipment, ASA Firewalls, Cisco Nexus routing and switching platforms.

      KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
    • CCIE written or equivalent experience (CCNP or CCDP required)
    • Thorough knowledge of IP Communications, Virtualization and Data Center Industry Solutions
    • Strong knowledge of Client/Server Architectures, High Availability and 3-Tier Systems
    • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks at the same time
    • Demonstrated leadership role with network infrastructure
    • Large-scale network design skills
    • In-depth knowledge of Cisco VoIP and Video technologies
    • Expert with the following technologies:
    • Routing Protocols- OSPF, BGP, EIGRP
    • WAN technologies- MPLS, DSL, DS3
    • Securit y Appliances- ASA firewalls, Juniper firewall, Ironport, VPNs
    • Switching & Routing – Nexus 7k/5k/2k, ASR routers
    • Network and Compute Virtualization technologies- VRF, VDC, VMWare
    • Other – HSRP, Spanning Tree, QoS, DNS, DHCP, Cisco Prime, Fiber zoning, TACACS+ & AAA, Cisco WLCs, NetScaler load-balancing
    •  
    • REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
    • CCIE written or equivalent experience (CCNP or CCDP required)
    • EMC, VMWare, Citrix, Or Microsoft Certifications a plus.
    ]]>
    Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Sales - IT Recruiter]]> At Crystal Equation it’ s all about flexibility and growth – yours and ours.  This is your opportunity to be a part of a cohesive and result producing technical Recruiting team that generates and delivers quality new candidates and contribute to the growth of the sales pipeline to drive us forward.  Your mission, if you choose to accept it, will be to help us identify, screen, interview, and present qualified candidates for our internal professional services projects as well as for contract and permanent positions with our national clients.  This is a role that is very heavily based upon prospecting, cold calling and networking with a distinct career path for the successful recruiter.

     

    What you will do:

     
    • Partner with Account Managers to understand the required criteria for open positions.
    • Identify qualified candidates by developing and implementing various recruiting techniques including, but not limited to, cold-calling, networking, targeted outbound emailing and social media outreach.  Approximately 80% of the time spent will be on the phone prospecting.
    • Conduct candidate screening including interviews, skills evaluation/verification, and reference checks, etc.
    • Facilitate compensation package negotiations.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with industry contacts, stay up to date on industry knowledge, identify candidate referrals and create future business opportunities by obtaining sales leads.
    • Consistently and accurately track all activities and metrics in Bullhorn.
    • Communicate effectively with the Recruiting team throughout the recruiting lifecycle.

     

    Qualities of a successful Recruiter:

     
    • Passion for entrepreneurship.  Self-motivated with a can-do attitude.
    • Motivated by providing great services and experience to candidates and hiring managers.
    • Proven ability to navigate ambiguity and solve challenging problems.
    • You thrive in a highly collaborative environment and enjoy working with fun and out-going teammates.  Every company talks about this but we mean it.  You must have a sense of humor, please include one joke with cover letter/resume. 
    • You have a passion for learning.  Like an athlete, you have to continue to train to stay competitive and at the top of your game.
    • Strong analytical thinker.  Likes the challenge of being a “ detective” in the industry.
    • You can navigate your way around the internet and
    • Ability to shift gears quickly.
    • Attitude – You don’ t have one.  You are an optimistic team go-getter people can count on to get the job done.
    • General savviness navigating the internet using computers and/or mobile devices.

     

    Additional Information:

     
    • Bachelor Degree is preferred but not necessary.
    • Dress codes are a thing of the past here.  We have replaced the suit and tie with hoodies and jeans.
    • Our offices are full of talented and energetic people who work hard and get things done.  There is never a dull or quiet moment in the office as our sales teams are always hard at work on the phone while various Pandora stations fill the background.
    • Easy access to public transit.  Parking is a breeze if you can’ t live without your car.
    • Competitive salary with bonus potential and healthcare benefits.  We also offer retirement plan, life insurance, Pre-tax transit benefits and Flex Spending accounts.
    • Paid Time Off.
       
    ]]>
    Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Product Software Developer]]> Do you enjoy working in a team and everyone shares responsibility?

    Do you have an open-minded approach to problems and solutions?

    Do you feel you have the self initiative to deal with demands and encourage others?

    Are you self motivated?

    Do you enjoy open communication and transparency?

    Do you like to get your hands dirty? 

    Do you feel code is king?

     

    If the answer is yes to the above, please continue reading...

     

    We are looking for candidates with some or all of the below:

    - Strong C++/Python coding experience

    - Strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures

    - Experience building scalable, reliable, distributed Linux/Unix systems.

    - Experience with scale data-center control infrastructure

    - Experience with existing open-source projects

    -  Experience with cloud management platforms (AWS, Mesos).

    - Experience with  compute and network virtualization, container technologies (libvirt, KVM, Xen, VMware, Docker, Rocket)

    - System management/modelling, API design

    -  Experience with configuring, customizing, and extending monitoring tools (Nagios, Ganglia, Zabbix, Splunk)

    - DevOps experience

     

     

     

     
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Marketing & Sales Representative]]>  

    Marketing & Sales Representative

    Create your own opportunities with a great company – see what we are all about!

      At Crystal Equation it’ s all about flexibility and growth – yours and ours.  This is your opportunity to be a part of a cohesive team that generates and delivers quality new business leads and contribute to the growth of the sales pipeline.  Your mission, if you choose to accept it, will be to help us execute and refine an outbound strategy through a combination of emails, phone calls, and social media outreach.  This is a role that is very heavily based upon prospecting and cold calling with a distinct career path for the successful rep. 

     

    What you will do:

     

    • Generate new sales opportunities by identifying and contacting prospective clients through a variety of methods including, but not limited to, targeted outbound emailing and cold-calling.  Approximately 80% of the time spent will be on the phone prospecting.

    • As a Crystal Equation SME, you will communicate our services and value proposition to potential clients.

    • Consistently and accurately track all activities and metrics in Bullhorn.

    • Work intimately with the Director of Marketing & Sales to refine lead outreach, qualification and explore new market opportunities.

    • Achieve department standards for activity that includes:

      • Making a minimum number of quality outbound calls per day, of which at least 20% should result in quality conversations.

      • Scheduling a minimum number of quality discovery calls per week.

    • Successful time management of daily record keeping and updates, and consistent follow-ups with prospective clients.

     

    Qualities of a successful Marketing and Sales rep:

     

    • One or more year(s) of prior experience in any sales environment with a history of top performance.  Show us your numbers and be ready to pitch!

    • Passion for entrepreneurship.  Self-motivated with a can-do attitude.

    • Motivated by solving problems for prospective clients and creating trust.

    • You thrive in a highly collaborative environment and enjoy working with fun and out-going teammates.  Every company talks about this but we mean it.  You must have a sense of humor, please include one joke with cover letter/resume. 

    • You have a passion for learning.  Like an athlete, you have to continue to train to stay competitive and at the top of your game.

    • Strong analytical thinker.  Likes the challenge of being a “ detective” in the industry.

    • Ability to shift gears quickly.

     

    Additional Information:

    • Bachelors Degree is preferred but not necessary.

    • Dress codes are a thing of the past here.  We have replaced the suit and tie with hoodies and jeans.

    • Our offices are full of talented and energetic people who work hard and get things done.  There is never a dull or quiet moment in the office as our sales teams are always hard at work on the phone while music from every genre fills the background.

    • Easy access to public transit.  Parking is a breeze if you can’ t live without your car.

    • Competitive salary and healthcare benefits.  We also offer retirement plan, medical and life insurance, Pre-tax transit benefits and Flex Spending accounts.

    • Paid Time Off.
    ]]>
    Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Systems Admin - HP Openview Operations (OVO), Perl, Linux/Unix, Solaris]]> Primary Project Location Information Street Address: City: SAN RAMON State: CA ZIP: 94583 Country: USA - UNITED STATES     Alternate 1 Project Location Information Street Address: City: SAN ANTONIO  State: TX  ZIP: 78215  Country: USA - UNITED STATES     Alternate 2 Project Location Information Street Address: City: RICHARDSON  State: TX  ZIP: 75081  Country: USA - UNITED STATES   Project Information Job Category: Information Technology Job Title: Systems/Technical Support Resume Submittal Deadline: 03/25/2011 Start Date: 03/28/2011 End Date: 05/23/2011 Daily Start Time: 8: 00 AM Daily End Time: 5: 00 PM Contract to Hire: No Number of Positions: 1 Will you conduct a phone interview? Yes Must Wear Pager/Cell: No Dress Code: Business Casual     Project Name: LTE GSTool   Project Description:
    (What project will the NPW be working on?) **** Position will be extended beyond 5/23/11 ****


    ***** PREFER LOCAL CANDIDATES *****

    ***** Need candidates experienced with HP OpenView Operations (OVO) ****

    HP Operations Manager for Unix Administration UI 9.1.0 a must

    Broadband Usage Measurement Expansion - design, development, coding and testing of network data working with northbound and southbound data sources.   Job Description:
    (What will the NPW do on that project?) The experience focus that I would like to look for in one of the candidates would be with the following criteria:

    - Unix System Administration
    - Expert in Linux / Solaris UNIX based systems
    - PERL / Shell Scripting Development
    - Operating / Customizing HP Openview Operations Manager

    This contractor roll would be a “value” add (in addition to the developer and engineer). My vision for this contractor roll would be that this person would support the following development and management activities:

    + Monitoring the BUMT systems once in production
    + Development management scripts for cleaning up files, monitoring applications, etc.
    + Develop custom HP Openview scripts for monitoring GS probes and BUMT servers
    + Run script reports for you as needed Skills Inventory   Skill Experience Need 1) HP OpenView Operations (OVO) Expert Required 2) HP OpenView Operations (OVO) Administration Expert Required 3) HP Operations Manager for Unix Admin UI 9.1.0 Intermediate Required 4) Shell Scripting Development Intermediate Required 5) PERL Scripting Development Expert Required 6) Linux / Solaris UNIX Based Systems Expert Required 7) BS in Computer Science or related Expert Required]]>
    Wed, 16 Mar 2011 00:00:00 CDT 0