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Nov092010

Sponsored Post: Imo, Membase, Playfish, Electronic Arts, Tagged, Undertone, Joyent, Appirio, Tuenti, CloudSigma, ManageEngine, Site24x7

Who's Hiring?

Fun and Informative Events

  • Membase Meetups Coming to Major US Cities. The first of these technical meetups is on November 10th at Hewlett Packard in Cupertino.

Cool Products and Services


Imo is Hiring an Operations Engineer

Based in Palo Alto, CA, imo is a small startup founded and funded by one of the first ten employees at Google. Our current team consists of top TopCoders, ACM ICPC World Finalists, and medalists of the International Olympiads in Informatics. We work on challenging projects that we choose from the ground up that have direct impact on our users. Our web-based service allows users to hold text, voice, and video chats on multiple instant messaging protocols. Currently supported protocols include AIM, Facebook Chat, Google Talk, ICQ, MSN, MySpace, Skype, and Yahoo Messenger. The service is free and requires no user-registration or sign-up. Currently, we have over one million unique accounts active on imo.im over a 30 day period. We are seeking to fill positions in operations engineering, software engineering, marketing, and design.  We also have internships available year-round. The operations engineer position may be most relevant to high scalability readers, so it is included below.

Operations Engineer We are looking for a Jack or Jill of all trades—software engineer, network engineer, and systems/database administrator—to help us build, run, and maintain the systems that power imo.im. Requirements:

  • BS/MS/PhD in computer science, or equivalent
  • Solid understanding of Linux
  • Scripting knowledge with Shell, Bash, and Python
  • Ability to lift/move ~30 lbs equipment on a regular basis
  • Licensed and willing to drive machines and make frequent trips to data center
  • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Experience in data center hardware deployment and building scalable infrastructure

Responsibilities

  • Making sure imo's servers are up and running at all times
  • Designing and deploying efficient and cost-effective load balancing systems
  • Predicting data center growth
  • Tracking data center issues
  • Automating, streamlining, and documenting data center processes
  • Writing and maintaining installation scripts
  • Debugging hardware, network, and Linux related issues
  • Installing and troubleshooting machines, switches, routers, etc.

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary plus $30k starting bonus and stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Snacks and weekly lunches
  • Gym membership
  • Conference stipend
  • $500/month housing stipend for living in close proximity to our office

Please email your resume to jobs@imo.im to apply.


Membase Meetups Coming to Major US Cities

Membase meetups are local community gatherings designed to educate developers about Membase NoSQL database technology. They are led by Membase project leaders, contributors, and local users. Topics include:

  • Architecture
  • Use cases
  • Zynga’s use of Membase
  • Demos
  • Developing with Membase
  • Open discussion

Register to attend the Silicon Valley Membase meetup, or learn more about Membase meetups in New York and Boston.  More meetups are being scheduled for Q1 2011. For more information or to help organize a local Membase meetup in your area, email meetup@membase.com.


At Appirio We're hiring our next 5 core product engineers for one of Silicon's Valley's "mostpromising startups"

Appirio is looking for a handful of hardcore engineers to help us build products to accelerate enterprise adoption of the cloud. We're building the industry's first "cloud broker" technology that will bring together an enterprise's SaaS silos by providing cross-cloud identity, security, data integration, and solution frameworks... all delivered as a service.

Sound interesting? We think so-- we're a Sequoia-backed, Silicon Valley startup, with a small core engineering team passionate about shaping how companies make this once-in-a-generation shift to a cloud-based enterprise architecture.

Appirio is looking for killer engineers who have experience with middleware and web solutions and want to change the way enterprises use these technologies to create solutions in a cloud world. It’ s a fast-moving environment that puts your work in the middle of the cloud revolution.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Own and develop core components in Appirio CloudWorks
  • Develop and work on approaches to topics like security, performance, scalability, and manageability
  • Code primarily in Java
  • Work with Spring DM (Eclipse Virgo), Spring Integration Framework and other open source middleware components
  • Support the work of solutions teams who are building on top of your CloudWorks core components

We launched our product in September-- now we're aggressively looking to build out our core team. Apply here, or email your resume to cloudworks@appirio.com-- tell us why you want to connect the cloud and we’ ll buy you a cup of coffee here at our San Mateo headquarters.

To learn more about this opportunity and others see: http://www.appirio.com/company/cloudworks-jobs.php


Tuenti is hiring both a FrontEnd and BackEnd Engineer

Tuenti is seeking talented engineers to build a fast, reliable data management layer to power Tuenti. This is a full-time position based in our office in central Madrid.

  • Design, implement, and maintain data layer of Tuenti and its services, including validation, storage, and access
  • Apply new data management techniques to support site growth
  • Optimize application performance, with respect to CPU utilization, network traffic, data storage size, response time, and concurrency
  • Write and maintain tests of the data access logic
  • Write documentation for code and tests
  • Analyze and identify bottlenecks in system performance
  • Debug issues based on user report

FrontEnd Engineer

Tuenti is seeking talented both junior and senior engineers to join our Frontend Engineering team. This team develops and maintains all parts of the Tuenti application stack that touch a web browser, covering the full communication flow between the end user and the Tuenti Backend API. Frontend engineers are the engineers who are closest to the product development of Tuenti. Interaction with product management and user support personnel is part of the daily work. The challenges faced every day in extending and improving the Tuenti user experience also require vast knowledge in how to produce highly maintainable and extensible object-oriented code . A frontend engineer must feel the need to build a product that works fast and flawlessly, be passionate about eliminating any problems as soon as they are discovered, and take pride in doing so. 

  • Implement and maintain product and technical features of the Tuenti web applications in PHP5 and Javascript
  • Re-factor existing Javascript and PHP code to improve it
  • Implement and maintain automated tests of the Tuenti user interface
  • Write PHP-doc style documentation of all methods and classes implemented
  • Analyse and eliminate security vulnerabilities
  • Debug issues on the web and mobile websites, based on user reports
  • Participate in product development and feature design processes.

For more information for jobs at Tuenti please visit jobs.tuenti.com or contact daniel.mccord@tuenti.com. 


Playfish is hiring an Engineering Director, Marketing & CRM and a Sr. Systems Operation Engineer

Playfish is one of the world's largest and fastest growing social games companies with a mission to change how the world plays games. We take pride in our creativity, innovation and technical excellence. We have created some of the most loved games on social and mobile platforms such as Facebook, MySpace, Google, Bebo, iPhone and Android and our games are played by millions of people worldwide every day. At Playfish we believe in a positive and creative team culture where everyone feels ownership and enjoys what they do. Our work environment is fun, fast-paced and rewarding. We provide a unique environment for learning, development and shaping the future of computer games and internet services and we're looking for high energy, intelligent and highly motivated individuals with a just-do-it attitude to join us.

  1. Engineering Director, Marketing & CRM - Playfish. Description can be found here: https://jobs.ea.com/jobs/jobposting.aspx?refresh=1&postid=a0z50000000kUnq
  2. Job Two: Sr. Systems Operation Engineer - Playfish Description can be found here: https://jobs.ea.com/myEA/profile.aspx?action=apply&postid=a0z50000000fGs2

For more information on all available jobs please visit http://www.playfish.com/?page=jobs.


Electronic Arts Mobile is looking for Server Engineers

The Electronic Arts Mobile Los Angeles Studio is looking for a Server Engineers, responsible for delivering server-side solutions that integrate smartphones, franchise video games and community websites. You will work with the connected services engineering team to deliver and maintain back-end systems with the performance and scalability required for localized deployment worldwide. You will help scope, design, build and maintain networked gaming services for the next generation of EA Mobile games. Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of internal engineers and outside contractors.
  • Work with external developers to scope, design and test networked game features.
  • Deliver feature enhancements to the existing service platform to support mobile games.
  • Work with IT to guarantee service performance and reliability worldwide.
  • Work with PC and Console teams to deliver cross-platform networked game services.
  • Work with marketing to support internationalized community website delivery.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team-members in Sales, Marketing and Production.
  • Participate in defining and developing game service strategies for EA Mobile.

To apply, please copy/paste the url


Tagged is hiring Engineers, Product Managers, Game Designers, and more

Stop dreaming about scaling and start doing it now

Cages of servers, petabytes of storage, SQL, NoSQL, Memcache, Puppet, PHP, Java, Scala, load-balancing, fault isolation, search, recommendations, collaborative filtering and personalization, anti-spam and high-quality ham -- it's all in a day's work at Tagged. We have built the 3rd-largest social networking presence in the US, with millions of members who log in every day to meet and socialize with new people. Popular features include social games and dating; the aim is to bring people together for any social reason.

Tagged hires energetic self-starters who are passionate about their work and have world-class abilities. We're profitable but keep a pre-IPO startup culture. We offer great benefits and fantastic challenges.

Full list of openings: http://about-tagged.com/jobs#open-positions. Technology overview: http://about-tagged.com/jobs/technology. Tagged on TechCrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/02/tagged-100-million-users-facebookocalypse/.


Undertone is looking for a Software Engineer and QA Engineer

Senior Software Engineer  - C++/Ruby/SQL
This position is a senior hands-on C++/Ruby/MySQL developer reporting to the CTO.  You will be a senior  member of an advanced technology team focused on developing high transaction volume/ultra low latency web server technologies.  These servers drive real time, targeted ad placements on premier websites.

 

Software Engineer  - C++/Ruby/SQL
This position is a hands-on C++/Ruby/MySQL developer.  You will be a member of an advanced technology team focused on developing high transaction volume/ultra low latency web server technologies.  These servers drive real time, targeted ad placements on premier websites.

 

QA Engineer – SQL/WEB Software

This is an excellent opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the development of our new proprietary web data server technology. You will be responsible for testing new web server applications, writing test plans and test cases, automating commonly executed test scenarios, performance and load testing.

 

For more information please visit Software Engineer and QA Engineer.


Learn How Kabam Enlisted Joyent to be the Cloud Environment for its Growing Game Empire 

Kabam (formerly Watercooler, Inc.) is a leading developer of social games on Facebook and other social networks. The company was founded to connect millions of sports and TV fans through its extensive network of online fan communities, and has extended that social product expertise to create innovative and engaging social games. By deploying its infrastructure on the Joyent cloud, Kabam is able to eliminate many issues common in social networking-based games.

http://www.joyent.com/customers/kabam/


CloudSigma

  • Instantly Scalable European Cloud Servers. Create virtual servers in the cloud that are fully scalable and adaptive. Control your servers via our web console or API. CloudSigma gives more power and control over your server infrastructure.
  • Keep control, increase scalability. Subscribe for capacity or pay as you go; with CloudSigma we give you the power and control you need.
  • Competitive Innovative Pricing. Discover transparent pricing and a flexible billing model. Purchase what you need when you need it without resource bundling. We let you purchase CPU, RAM, Storage and bandwidth independently. Create your perfect combination that’s right for you. 
  • 14-day Free Trial. Try our cloud computing products free. 

More information at CloudSigma.


ManageEngine Applications Manager

ManageEngine provides Enterprise IT Management suite of products. ManageEngine Applications Manager helps SaaS companies monitor their production applications and helps keep costs low.
There is out-of-the-box support for monitoring application servers, database servers, servers and web servers from a single web console. In addition to support for IBM Applications, Oracle Apps and Microsoft applications, there is deep support for Open Source Applications like JBoss, Memcached, LAMP stack etc.  Pricing starts at $795 for monitoring 25 servers or applications. Learn more about the Application Performance Monitoring tool.


Site24x7

Site24x7.com (from ZOHO) is a Website and Web Application Monitoring service. It helps you ensure your shopping carts and other web transactions work. It also helps you monitor the performance of your websites from a global point of presence. You can Sign Up for a Free Trial. The Professional Edition starts at $1 / Month. Learn more about the Website Monitoring Service.


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