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HomestarRunner.com was updated today for the first time in nearly four years. homestarrunner.com
72 points by JoelOtter  1 hour ago   9 comments top 5
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pwang 8 minutes ago 0 replies      
I like that the "It is not safe to turn off your computer" is slightly slanted. The Brothers Chaps still have it.
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vezzy-fnord 22 minutes ago 1 reply      
Now this is definitely a blast from the past. I had almost completely forgotten about Homestar Runner.
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northisup 28 minutes ago 1 reply      
Good jorb.
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typicalbender 8 minutes ago 1 reply      
What was updated?
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conkrete 8 minutes ago 0 replies      
Welecome to Home Star Wrunner it's Dot Com!
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Update on Coinbase Data Security coinbase.com
121 points by nathancahill  3 hours ago   87 comments top 20
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downandout 2 hours ago 3 replies      
While not ideal, I think this is being blown out of proportion by someone that doesn't like Coinbase. For starters, of the 2042 "leaked" emails, 1153 are unique. That means the person that posted it was trying to pad their results, which combined with the possible but unfounded FBI/Fincen accusations, illustrates that someone is mad at Coinbase and is lashing out.

Enumeration isn't a fantastic idea, but given its ubiquity in various forms on major sites throughout the internet, I don't think it's worthy of all of this negative attention directed specifically at Coinbase either. I once wrote a program that could take a list of random emails and use Facebook to turn it into a CSV matching each email to a name, a list of their friends, their location, and interests. That should have been scandalous, but it wasn't.

We are acting as pawns in someone's revenge scheme against Coinbase.

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zorpner 2 hours ago 5 replies      
Youll find that user enumeration is possible on Facebook, Google, Dropbox, and nearly every other major internet site.

And yet, most banks & payment processors do not do this, for good reason. Seems like Coinbase is suffering from some domain confusion.

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yid 2 hours ago 3 replies      
I'm curious why, given the prior reports of security issues at Coinbase and the ongoing drama with Mt Gox, you guys didn't immediately hire, say, tptacek's company to do extensive penetration testing and a full security audit. It appears that not all API calls were rate-limited, as they probably should have been, and there certainly doesn't seem to be any sort of monitoring of brute-force attempts like this in place. With all the negative publicity around Bitcoin exchanges, you should have doubled down on security weeks ago, or at least explained the privacy tradeoffs in your design decisions clearly.
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danielweber 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Wed also like to address the claim of a leaked list of Coinbase emails and user names. This list (the size of which is less than one half of one percent of Coinbase users) was not the result of a data breach at Coinbase. This list of emails was likely sourced from other sites - probably Bitcoin related ones. Its clear there was no data breach because no other user information is provided.

That last sentence is doing a lot of lifting, out of its weight class.

This immediate "no it's not true" might reassure some folks, but it scares me because of how quick it is. Have you looked at the audit systems on your database?

"We believe this information is bogus but are investigating to make sure" is a better response, assuming you actually do investigate to make sure.

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revelation 2 hours ago 5 replies      
Rate limiting

Do we have to spell it out to them?

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Aqueous 10 minutes ago 0 replies      
There was no mention of the IRS and FBI gag orders/data transfer in this post.
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korzun 38 minutes ago 0 replies      
Do you smell it?

They believe it's not a risk to their users (never minds those users who are now targeted via e-mail leak because they have BitCoins).

"Youll also find many leading payment services allow user enumeration"

They also do pattern monitoring and rate limiting. And instead of saying 'but they do it!' they should be saying 'they do it too, but we think this is a valid privacy issue that we need to fix'.

This is more or less 'If you don't get privacy implications , we will bullshit you so you don't panic and go elsewhere with your money. Everything is fine!'

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virtuabhi 2 hours ago 0 replies      
I think many users will assume, with a finance site like Coinbase, that the name they have provided is for $ transactions (taxes, Visa, MasterCard, etc.) not for social aspects. In my opinion, getting behind the Privacy Policy and claiming that users know their names will be publicly shared is unethical.

Why people want to hide their names? Personally I don't hide my name. But it is not too hard to understand that on "web-scale" there will be someone who is stalked, who has posted on suicide help forums, etc.

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pbreit 3 hours ago 1 reply      
Less sympathetic than I was hoping for but copacetic. Could they have nipped this in the bud with a faster response? Perhaps. However having dealt with reports like this, I cannot recall a decent interaction with a reporter.
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wes-exp 1 hour ago 2 replies      
If Coinbase can't admit any amount of fault whatsoever for enabling the large-scale harvesting of their customer list, I'm sorry, but I've lost faith in their security.

This is a service that stores digital cash. It should be like an online Fort Knox, not "safe as Facebook" like that's some kind of high bar.

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jseip 30 minutes ago 0 replies      
Interesting to note that they did not dispute the claim (posted on HN with the pastebin data) that they are providing transaction data to government agencies.
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FireBeyond 1 hour ago 2 replies      
I always find my skeptic meter ticks faster when I read of a data breach, and find a company:

a) using language that is very specific when making a denialb) also introducing a new Director of Security in the same post

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tobias2014 2 hours ago 0 replies      
I don't who is wrong or right here (Coinbase saying there was no breach or alledged hackers via pastebin), but isn't having fake security breaches for large bitcoin sites a good opportunity to manipulate the rates? If one wanted to bring the rate down it might be possible to do this with creating a good fake security breach of a large site.
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bowmessage 2 hours ago 3 replies      
No mention of the claimed IRS / Fed gag order, interesting. (although I realize its not their main focus right now)
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broolstoryco 2 hours ago 0 replies      
My email was not published anywhere with regards to bitcoin or coinbase, I receive relatively little spam, yet I received 4 of these spam messages. Smells fishy.
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akennberg 1 hour ago 1 reply      
You can add a soft rate limit with a captcha to make sure it's a human doing the requests rather than a spammer's script.
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scottlinux 2 hours ago 2 replies      
Is there an option to opt your account info OUT of the api?
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peterwwillis 1 hour ago 0 replies      
(Bug report at https://hackerone.com/reports/5200)

From Ryan McGeehan, director of security (user magoo):

  > This behavior is mostly informational to an attacker and does not  > directly increase risk in any significant way
All information leaks are useful to an attacker. By themselves they are harmless, but can be combined with other information to successfully exploit a system.

From bug reporter Shubham Shah (user zero):

  > This request can now be replayed unlimited times, with unlimited email  > addresses inputted. Coinbase does not limit the rate of POST requests  > to /transactions/request_money
This should not be possible at all. The reporter must have made a mistake and forgot to mention the X-CSRF-Token needs to be updated each time. If it didn't need to be updated, this would be a basic CSRF vuln.

All this being said, the real flaw here is the lack of rate limiting on transactions, for three reasons:

1. The spam will eventually mount up and ISPs will block their servers for days or weeks.

2. Their network and app stack is subject to DoS attacks unless they rate-limit transactions.

3. Harvesting of e-mail addresses would be stopped by basic rate limiting of email<->user queries.

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razfar 1 hour ago 1 reply      
does anyone know what blogging software they are using for the coinbase blog? is it tumblr?
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pearjuice 1 hour ago 1 reply      
>there has been no data breach of names or emails at Coinbase

I have a Pastebin URL with 200 email addresses to prove the contrary. Why lie in PR?

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TimL Clojure like language which compiles down to VimL github.com
94 points by daGrevis  3 hours ago   17 comments top 9
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goldfeld 1 hour ago 2 replies      
This is beyond my wildest wishes. Meaning I have wished, as a formerly active Vim plugin author now fully switched over to Emacs/evil, exactly for Clojure compiling down to VimL so that I could maintain my plugins as Clojure/Lisp code, compiling it to actual VimL for public consumption, as a preprocessor. I'd think that would mostly do away with runtime performance worries, and not require the plugin user to actually have TimL installed as a plugin. Which means it could ease the transition of plugin authors to TimL, until eventually it's ok (and perhaps performant) to have it as a runtime.

Needless to say, I love the fact that Tim Pope has hopped on the Clojure bandwagon, that the community can enjoy well thought out tooling such as he did/does for Rails.

That said, tpope is one of only a few driving forces over on the Vim side of Clojure, whereas most seem to flock to Emacs. So I see this as potentially a great opportunity to eventually have Clojure-ish compiling/running on both Vim and Emacs, so that plugin authors can literally write and keep a single codebase that maps into the respective editor APIs. Well, least common denominator I guess, with extras specific for each editor. And maybe, speaking from my experience developing Vim plugins and looking into Elisp code, we will need 'clojureditor' packages providing higher level functionality painstakingly implemented for both editors, since it would be plenty non-trivial code that probably doesn't belong in a core like TimL neither in a Clojure+elisp equivalent.

Then you could see this actually taking off big time since the more voluminous Clojure+Emacs community would be writing a good deal of plugins which would also work on Vim for free (imagine that!), so that they could support both platforms because it wouldn't be much extra effort. Hats off to the Pope for actually taking on the arguably tougher half, since Elisp should hopefully be an easier target for a lisp like Clojure.

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mikegerwitz 1 hour ago 0 replies      
In the never-ending Emacs vs. Vim debate, as a long-time Vim user (with no intent on switching), I've always envied Elisp. tpope has once again delivered and maybe now I can stop shamefully eyeing up Emacs from a distance.

I haven't given this a try yet, but I can expect that, if it works well, it will be worth even a modest performance hit.

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rabino 1 hour ago 1 reply      
Maybe the april fools' joke is that this is not a joke
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Morgawr 36 minutes ago 0 replies      
At first I started reading and I was skeptical, there are so many abandoned/unused lisp dialects out there nowadays.. Then I checked the size of the project and at the first mention of actual clojure datatypes I was pleasantly surprised.

Kudos tpope, this is freaking awesome!

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krick 1 hour ago 0 replies      
It's so cool that I would be skeptic (real programming language that compiles into VimL? God, that must be buggy!) already if not the fact that it's written by tpope. That's totally awesome.
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pi-rat 2 hours ago 1 reply      
A lisp for vim - with months of commit history.. released on 1st of April.. awesome!
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SmileyKeith 37 minutes ago 0 replies      
As someone who develops some plugins this looks freaking awesome. Think I'm past thinking this is a April fools joke, knowing his sense of humor, the number of lines of code and the commit history.
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seth1010 49 minutes ago 0 replies      
Oh, this is neat. (keeps reading...) HOLY SHIT TIM POPE
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jzelinskie 2 hours ago 1 reply      
This could be totally awesome. Maybe with neovim's planned LuaJIT implementation of VimL this can actually run quick.
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AMD's Jaguar Microarchitecture realworldtech.com
36 points by luu  1 hour ago   9 comments top 4
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rkalla 34 minutes ago 0 replies      
The conclusion alluded to one of the most interesting parts of how Jaguar may age -- summarized horribly -- we've never had a SOC shared between consoles (XB1/PS4), desktops, laptops and tablets so closely that as the SOC shrinks and the software on it is optimized further and further, you could imagine a future in short-order (3-4 years?) where you might be able to buy a much-shrunk Jaguar-based tablet that plays PS4 games at full fidelity.

His point is this has the potential of greatly extending the life of the Jaguar SOC just by virtue of die shrinks and power savings and no significant rejiggering of performance through the generations.

I thought that was a good call out... we never had this apples-to-almost-apples comparison before to see this story play out.

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dmunoz 1 hour ago 0 replies      
A bit meta, but for those who were not previously aware of Real World Tech, if you enjoyed this article then do dig into the archives. David Kanter does awesome writeups of (mostly) CPU and GPU architectures. I consider them a step beyond Anand Shimpi's write ups, the most recent of which was recently shared on HN, concerning Apple's Cyclone Microarchitecture [0]. They're published very infrequently, with the front page of RWT still having two articles from 2012 appearing.

Although it's not exactly relevant to the type of programming I do, I still find it useful to understand how modern processors actually work. At the very least, reading architecture articles helps me to understand exactly why certain processors are faster at specific tasks than others.

While I think it's great that David is being paid to write what he is good at, it's slightly disappointing to me that his long form writeups are going to be behind a pay wall at Microprocessor Report, which is covered in the recent article "Splitting my time between MPR and RWT" [1]. The submitted article is likely one of the few more in-depth articles he talked about being release in the next several months.

[0] http://anandtech.com/show/7910/apples-cyclone-microarchitect...

[1] http://www.realworldtech.com/mpr/

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voidlogic 1 hour ago 3 replies      
>>Fundamentally, AMD is the only company outside of Intel that is capable of designing, validating, and shipping x86 microprocessors.

Everyone always forgets VIA and their CPU division, Centaur Technology. The VIA Nano's are modern amd64 CPUs that perform well for their power envelope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VIA_Nano

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fulafel 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Fascinating that the GPU dragged x86 along to the consoles.
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2048 As A Service github.com
111 points by netvarun  3 hours ago   37 comments top 16
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cs702 2 hours ago 0 replies      
In hindsight, this seems... inevitable ;-)

(I can't help but wonder where and how 2048 will show up next.)

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jordanlev 19 minutes ago 1 reply      
I get that this is a joke, but I do think a really cool concept for a game would be one where there is just an API for the "state" and that is responsible for the mechanics and rules of the game, but that you would build your own custom client for the UI. For example, some kind of spaceship battle game where you create your own interface for controlling the ship... it would be kind of a meta-game where creating the interface a certain way might give you advantages in terms of efficiency versus others.
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hcarvalhoalves 1 hour ago 0 replies      

    This API follows ZEST principles.    All requests must begin with a /hi.    Failure to do so will result in a 800 'Please say hi...' error.
Priceless!

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netvarun 1 hour ago 1 reply      
2048-as-a-service author here.

Do also checkout our demo showcase app built using the 2048-as-a-service API:

2048 - Startup Growth Edition (MVP) - http://2048.semantics3.com/2048.html

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javindo 2 hours ago 0 replies      
This feels like HN satire but someone has actually gone and written the code so it's fairly elaborate...
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userbinator 1 hour ago 1 reply      
Finally, 2048 is now enterprise-ready.
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keehun 2 hours ago 0 replies      
10/10 would trust a ginormous 1-line Perl script again
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fragmede 2 hours ago 5 replies      
Not sure if I'm doing it right, but http://2048.semantics3.com/2048/ their mvp) just returns {"message":"Please say hi..."}
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malkia 1 hour ago 0 replies      
I would like to see an Excel extension with boss-mode key.
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tromp 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Slightly off-topic, but even this month's Ponder This challenge

http://domino.research.ibm.com/Comm/wwwr_ponder.nsf/Challeng...

is devoted to 2048...

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symmetricsaurus 2 hours ago 1 reply      
This is hilarious. This probably won't be, but should be the final entry in the series of 2048 clones.

I guess that you could de-servicify it and create own2048, not that I know how it would differ from the original version...

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kremlin 1 hour ago 1 reply      
I was just thinking about trying to write a command line 2048 and then I see this.
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BobChubby 2 hours ago 2 replies      
I remember I used to play hangman by texting letters to a phone number and it would reply with how much of the word I had figured out. It would be awesome to be able to play 2048 over SMS (but painstakingly slow to complete).
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pearjuice 1 hour ago 1 reply      
Are there seriously people running obfuscated Perl scripts from third parties in a terminal with root access?

You might as well open up a SSH daemon on the default port without root password.

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aspensmonster 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Edit: It's missing a snarky game over message. Something like "you pivoted too late" would be perfect for a game like this, don't you think?

"Unstoppable! You are the next Rap Genius!"

"Growth Hacker Extraordinaire! You are the next Optimizely!"

I like it more than the other offers that April Fools has provided thus far. Somewhat reminiscent of this thread: http://chan.installgentoo.com/g/thread/38087806

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largote 1 hour ago 1 reply      
That "Sexy Perl one-liner" is hilarious.
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Portia, an open-source visual web scraper scrapinghub.com
245 points by pablohoffman  7 hours ago   53 comments top 20
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dabeeeenster 6 hours ago 6 replies      
The problem with these sorts of solutions is that they work perfectly for 'simple' sites like the register, but fail hard with 'modern' sites like, e.g. ASOS.com. Just tried ASOS and the web front end failed to request a product page correctly...

All the dynamic JS and whatnot just plays havoc with these projects. In my experience you have to run through webdriver or something like phantomjs and parse the JS...

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kh_hk 3 hours ago 1 reply      
I like that there's people working to make scraping easier and friendly for everyone. Sadly (IMHO) the cases where these tools will probably fail are at the same time the same not really open on providing the data directly. Most scraper-unfriendly sites would make you request another page before to capture a cookie, set cookies on the request headers or a referer entry, or manually using regex magic to extract information from javascript code on the html. I guess it's just time one tool will provide such methods, though.

For my project I do write all the scrapers manually (that is, in python, including requests and the amazing lxml) because there's always one source that will make you build all the architecture around it. Something that I find that is needed for public APIs is a domain specific language that can work around building intermediate servers by explaining the engine how to understand a data source:

An API producer wants to keep serving the data themselves (traffic, context and statistics), but someone wants an standard way of accessing more than one source (let's say, 140 different sources). If only instead of making an intermediate service providing this standardized version, one could be able to provide templates that a client module would use to understand the data under the same abstraction.

The data consumer would be accessing the source server directly, and the producer would not need to ban over 9000 different scrapers. Of course this would only make sense for public APIs. (real) scraping should never be done on the client: it is slow, crashes and can breach security on the device.

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bsilvereagle 7 hours ago 0 replies      
I expected an April Fool's joke and found something pleasantly awesome and useful instead.

Source is here: https://github.com/scrapinghub/portia

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emilsedgh 6 hours ago 1 reply      
I have a project which includes a huge list of websites which must be scraped heavily. My question is...Are these kind of tools suitable for 'heavy lifting', scraping hundreds of thousands of pages?
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compare 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Cool tool for developers, but since this one is open source, I think it opens up even more interesting possibilities for these tools to be integrated into part of a consumer app. Curation is the next big trend, right? I think I'll give that a try.
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jstoiko 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Can anyone give a real-life example where this visual tool would be useful? Not that I dont believe in scraping (we do it too: https://github.com/brandicted/scrapy-webdriver). I know Google has a similar tool called Data Highlighter (in Google Webmaster Tools) which is used by non-technical webmasters to tell Google bot where to find the structured data in the page source of a website. It makes sense at Google's scale however I fail to see in which other cases this would be useful considering the drawbacks: some pages may have a different structure, javascript not always properly loaded, etc. Therefor requiring the intervention of a technical person...
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anilshanbhag 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I just took it for a testdrive and it was an absolute pleasure. I tried to scrape all job listings at https://hasjob.co hoping to find trends.

There is one small pain, the output is being printed to the console and piping output to file is not figuring. But it did fetch all the pages and printed a nice json.

UPDATE: there is a logfile setting to dump output to file

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climatewarrior2 6 hours ago 0 replies      
I've used Scrapy and it is the easiest and most powerful scraping tool I've used. This is so awesome. Since it is based on Scrapy I guess it should be possible to do the basic stuff with this tool and then take care of the nastier details directly on the code. I'll try it for my next scraping project.
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taskstrike 7 hours ago 2 replies      
Import.io, Kimono Labs, and now this. Web scraper -> data area is heating up.
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beernutz 4 hours ago 0 replies      
I really dig these scrapers, but most of them seem to only work well for simple sites as someone has already noted.

Just want to point out a (commercial but reasonable) program that really works well for all our odd edge case customer site issues.

http://www.visualwebripper.com

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oblio 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Totally off topic, but what's the name of the song in the video? :
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ashwing_2005 3 hours ago 1 reply      
This is great. However I have one bone to pick(or rather know if its been taken care of)Scrapy uses xpaths or equivalent representations to scrape. However there are many alternate xpaths to represent the same div. For e.g. Suppose data is to be extracted from the fifth div in a sequence of divs. So it would use that as the xpath. But now say it also has a meaningful class or id attribute. An xpath based on this attribute might be a better choice because this content may not be in the fifth div across all the pages in a site I want to scrape. Is this taken care of by taking the common denominator from many sample pages?
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esolyt 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Excellent. But the example presented in the video (scraping new articles) is a actually a case better solved with other technologies.

I imagine this will be useful when scraping sites like IMDB in case they don't have an API or their API is not useful enough.

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th0ma5 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Outside of this tool, or a tool that uses a scripted browser, another option could be Sikuli in a VM.
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rpedela 7 hours ago 1 reply      
From the video, I noticed that the HTML tags were also scraped in the large article text. Is there some way to remove those automatically? Or perform further processing?
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alttab 6 hours ago 1 reply      
This is cool. Can I use it locally on internal sites too?
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viana007 4 hours ago 0 replies      
This solution remembers Pyquery, but using a visual interface.
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kclay 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Love this, been using Scrapy for all my scraping needs.
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rpedela 7 hours ago 2 replies      
Is there a live demo available?
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notastartup 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Here's an open source web scraping GUI I wrote a while backhttps://github.com/jjk3/scrape-it-screen-scraper

I'm still integrating the browser engine which I was able to procure for open source purposes.

The video is quite old.

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Coinbase user emails and full names leaked pastebin.com
325 points by cbcbcb  9 hours ago   248 comments top 34
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NathanKP 6 hours ago 5 replies      
Does anyone know where or if the full list can be found? I have a Coinbase account but I don't see my name on the abbreviated list.

I suspect that the person who made this Pastebin just ran a huge list of known leaked emails, or dictionary based emails through the minor information leakage vulnerability discussed yesterday (https://hackerone.com/reports/5200). I would be willing to bet that this brief list is actually all he got back, and he is just lying when he says "Full list much bigger."

Since the vulnerability was reliant on knowing the email first, and since my email used on Coinbase is not a known email that I publicize I doubt he would have been able to discover my Coinbase account, nor the Coinbase accounts of anyone else who uses a sufficiently random and unknown email address when signing up.

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ryanthejuggler 8 hours ago 3 replies      
I'm pissed. My email address is among those leaked. I got two transaction requests, the first for 732342.34425 BTC and the second for 999999.99999999 BTC. The second had registered a username of " URGENT: oinbase hacked. We" so that the email subject line read " URGENT: oinbase hacked. We sent you a payment request."

I got my coin out of Inputs.io just a few days before they got hacked, and I've got a low balance in Coinbase. I'm going to make that a zero balance, because I've completely lost faith in any company's ability to manage Bitcoin.

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korzun 6 hours ago 1 reply      
At this point I would not trust Coinbase, their engineering department shows that they have very little clue when it comes to building a secure infrastructure.

Not only they are not rate limiting and leaking names, their implementations are simply laughable.

With a proper design, customer should have been allowed to either enable/disable that end-point when somebody is searching for their email, or there should have been an option to have a 'whitelist' a set of users/user that are able to look up that information and make a transaction request.

On top of that, they should have been able to detect a pattern such as this attack and pro-actively block it.

This would pass for a to-do app API but Coinbase? Wow.

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simon_ 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Relatedly: DO NOT CHEAT ON YOUR TAXES. If you have any BTC profits and do not report them to the IRS this month, they are reasonably likely to catch you and make an example of you.
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tokenizerrr 8 hours ago 2 replies      
I assume someone took a huge list of emails and ran them through the Coinbase API as described in https://hackerone.com/reports/5200 and retrieved their full names, and is now scaremongering. I do not think they are enumerating users from the coinbase database, but who knows.

edit: The recent adobe email list comes to mind.

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gommm 7 hours ago 1 reply      
And this is why in addition to per site passwords, I also use per site email addresses.

I like to be able to track who spams me and in case of leaks I like the ability to disable an email address...

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privong 8 hours ago 3 replies      
The link has no mention of the "bug was dismissed" as stated in the HN title. Support for this? Or is it the same bug as https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7504353 ?

Also, what is the evidence for the assertion that transaction logs are delivered daily? Given recent revelations, it's probably a reasonable assumption, but there's still no actual evidence given.

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nathas 8 hours ago 0 replies      
This feels... weird. There was a problem with Coinbase months ago that was patched where some of this information could be found if someone was using Coinbase's merchant tools.

A list of emails and names feels a lot like trying to cause a panic to get people to dump Coinbase.

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seanieb 7 hours ago 2 replies      
This is not a "leak". All of these email addresses were already in the wild. The "attacker" simply tested if Coinbase accounts matched these emails.

Think about it. Email enumeration is possible if accounts associated with an email address. Otherwise forgot password forms would simply say successful even if someone typo'd their address (terrible UI) or the signup forms would allow multiple accounts with the same email address.

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alandarev 8 hours ago 3 replies      
> Coinbase provides your full transaction history to the FBI, FinCEN and IRS every day. They are under a gag order.

That is interesting accusation. Even if this is true, we will unlikely have evidence. Is there a serious risk to Coinbase users granted Gov is having full access?

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daisukepr 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I contacted Coinbase and received this response:

Erik: Our engineers are aware of this development and concluded that the released information was not acquired through a security breach in our systems. Instead, the poster was already in possession of your email address and used our "Request Money" functionality to obtain the name given to our system on the Settings page of your account (https://coinbase.com/settings). Although this is an intended feature, we understand that some users may wish to not disclose information to third-parties that are able to obtain their email addresses. As such, we are working on improvements that will give users an option to hide their name from other users.

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meritt 6 hours ago 0 replies      
If this is the same "bug", the emails were not leaked. Someone already had an email list which enabled them to exploit an information leak to obtain names.
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bbuffone 1 hour ago 0 replies      
BitCoin, the currency of Men... A brief glance at the names yielded almost no women names.
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devanti 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Seeing a complaint about Coinbase every week makes me feel like they are a poorly managed company -- which is crucial if you're a company dealing with a lot of money.
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MichaelGG 3 hours ago 0 replies      
So, users opt-in to providing their names to be used with Coinbase transactions, then are unhappy when said names are used?

Perhaps yesterday's "bug" reporter was unhappy at being dismissed (and he paid for Burp Suite, too!) so perhaps he decided to cause, in his words, "panic".

There's good reasons to dislike Coinbase but this isn't one of them. And of course the "full list" is bigger - the list just contains some previously-known emails and their associated, optional, Coinbase name.

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peterwwillis 6 hours ago 4 replies      
Why the fuck would someone keep cash in a central repository if the whole purpose of bitcoin is to be de-centralized? It's like, hey, I have a car so I can get around town any time I want, so let me park it with a bunch of other cars in a dark open lot 2 miles from my house. Sure, I have to take a short bus ride to get to it, and it could be stolen or broken into at any time, but that's the price I pay for convenience, versus just keeping it in my garage where it's much more inconvenient for anyone to steal or damage it. (?????)

A website is not a bank. There are no armed guards or vaults and there is no federal insurance for your bitcoin. You're basically all handing your money to some guy who keeps all the coin on the second floor of a corporate office with a single old dude standing guard at the elevator. It's totes hard to get past that guy, because like, he has a badge and a hat and everything.

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antr 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I don't care if you are a bootstrap startup or a multi-million dollar vc funded giant, I will signup to your service with an email alias. This is the reason why.

It's easy to block the account if spammers get hold of it, nobody is able to double check if I use other services by comparing login emails, I know which service has leaked my email... bottom line, I am in control. I feel sorry for these Coinbase users.

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jorgem 6 hours ago 3 replies      
Someone should market bitcoin to women. From a cursory review of that list of names, women don't seem to be signing up. Missing half the market...
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johnl1479 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Almost every email in this list is repeated twice. Only 1151 of the 2041 are unique.
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lettergram 7 hours ago 1 reply      
This doesn't seem like that big of an issue. Yes coinbase should protect against this, but it doesn't really cause a security threat of any kind (assuming you have a secure password). This is a list of people who have bitcoins, but if you have a secure password you should be fine, further you can change your email.
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zengr 3 hours ago 0 replies      
I didn't expect this from coinbase. This helped me taking the next step: http://support.coinbase.com/customer/portal/articles/784040-...
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cdelsolar 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Heh, these April Fools jokes get more and more believable.
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api 6 hours ago 0 replies      
The whole idea of Bitcoin was that you wouldn't use banks, but as we can see convenience trumps that.
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tomelders 6 hours ago 1 reply      
The biggest problem with Bitcoin is people.
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beedogs 7 hours ago 2 replies      
Wow. Coinbase's userbase is almost exclusively male. Just an interesting observation.
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bake 7 hours ago 1 reply      
It's really hard for me to trust anything I read online on April Fools Day.
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BrownBuffalo 6 hours ago 0 replies      
What's more ironic is that the gmail.com addresses comprise upwards of 80% of what's on this list. IRS -> FBI -> Google request. Does it make any difference if this is public or not? IRS has much easier ways of getting at your info than this.
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chazandchaz 7 hours ago 1 reply      
I am curious why their contact form isn't posting over SSL http://support.coinbase.com/customer/portal/emails/new

While I want to contact support for help, I am hesitant to fully disclose my issue in their contact form.

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kolev 3 hours ago 2 replies      
I got two requests already. What kinda morons works at Coinbase to allow this?
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higherpurpose 5 hours ago 0 replies      
> Coinbase provides your full transaction history to the FBI, FinCEN and IRS every day. They are under a gag order.

How is that legal/constitutional? It's one thing to monitor one "target's" transactions, but everyone's?

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tdeo 4 hours ago 0 replies      
My name is in there...
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whatevsbro 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Here's the important part:

> Coinbase provides your full transaction history to the FBI, FinCEN and IRS every day. They are under a gag order.

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bcbcbc 8 hours ago 2 replies      
Hi, I'm also an account created solely for the purpose of a single submission / comment!
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nbrosnahan 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Coinbase, I hardly knew ya. So long, and thanks for exposing all those emails and full names. Good luck from here.
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IOS security bug TLS mutual-auth fails with client elliptic curve keys openradar.appspot.com
22 points by josephhainline  1 hour ago   8 comments top 2
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tptacek 1 hour ago 3 replies      
While this is a "bug" pertaining to "security", it doesn't look like a vulnerability; rather, if I'm reading it right, it looks like a compat/interop flaw: if your app uses TLS client certificates (like 0.001% of all apps) to talk to a 3rd party server, and you use ECC ciphersuites, the iOS SecureTransport library aborts the TLS connection.

Here's how big a deal this bug is: the feature they're talking about apparently flat-out doesn't work, they were the first people to figure that out, and this bug is the only place on the Internet that currently documents the fact.

In other words: not necessarily that big of a deal.

It's too bad, I guess, because more mobile apps should take advantage of TLS client certs; custom code that talk TLS can use them much more easily than browsers can.

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josephhainline 46 minutes ago 1 reply      
If you're an iOS dev, would really appreciate a dupe of the rdar. It's been an issue for a long time, apparently, and Apple needs some pressure to fix it, or at the very least stop saying it works and document the error.

If you want to see the error in action, check out https://github.com/josephhainline/AppleBugTLSConnectionFails...

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Zelda De-make benpurdy.com
102 points by orofino  5 hours ago   26 comments top 13
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Zikes 3 hours ago 1 reply      
The associated blog post from Ben Purdy: http://www.benpurdy.com/blog/2014/3/demaking-zelda
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daturkel 3 hours ago 1 reply      
Just wish I could see my current orientation! (Seriously thoughfrom a given screen, I have no idea what the result of A is going to do or what the arrow keys are going to do. If i'm at a square and facing left, hitting the left arrow key will move me left, but if i'm facing any other direction, hitting left will rotate me. It's important that I know which way I'm facing.)
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dangero 2 hours ago 1 reply      
This is a fantastic commentary on what makes a game fun. I'm always intrigued by titles that require nearly no art skills. "Thomas Was Alone" kind of surprised me in that way too because it was successful side by side with other titles on Steam while using an art style that was so simplistic almost anyone could have done it.
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derefr 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Reminds me of the end of REDDER[1]. Strip away the aesthetics of any modern game, and you've got something very similar to this.

[1] http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/529992

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fredleblanc 3 hours ago 0 replies      
This quickly went from "I'll play for just a minute" to "where are those darn last triforce pieces!?" Nice work!
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matwood 50 minutes ago 0 replies      
Memory is an interesting thing. I haven't played the original Zelda in many many years and immediately knew where to go when I was dropped into the game.
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hayksaakian 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Thank you for taking the time to make it work on mobile devices.
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bane 1 hour ago 1 reply      
I've long thought a minimalistic style like this could be very useful in teaching game design and discussing game mechanics. You can learn a lot about a game by breaking it down like this.
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Kenji 3 hours ago 1 reply      
Pretty good work. Didn't like it at first but then ended up playing it for a few minutes, even though I wasn't in the mood for playing games.I noticed one thing though, I looked into the code (it's neat and tidy!) and the game logic (updates) was built into the render function that gets called with requestAnimationFrame. Might be a problem on devices that aren't refreshing @60 hertz because the game runs as fast as the user's monitor.
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cschep 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Not only does Ben seem to have infinite energy for making cool shit, he's also a nice guy.

Nice!

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bencoder 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Really nice. Reminds me of ZZT.
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antidaily 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Played for a good 15 minutes. Nice job.

Just finished A Link Between Worlds for 3DS. Highly recommended for Zelda fans.

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alttab 3 hours ago 0 replies      
This is very well done.
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Slick Carousel kenwheeler.github.io
188 points by ca98am79  8 hours ago   94 comments top 24
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yummyfajitas 7 hours ago 10 replies      
I don't wish to engage in standard HN negativity, but I'd like to suggest that you should probably don't want to use a carousel at all most of the time.

From the user's perspective, a carousel is just a random image. You'll get more conversions if you choose the best image instead of a random one.

http://www.bayesianwitch.com/blog/2014/carouselsarebadforcon...

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Smudge 5 hours ago 2 replies      
I know "progressive enhancement" is a little pass at this point (at least as far as the HN crowd seems concerned), but the flash of unstyled content (before javascript loads) is really ugly. (Try disabling javascript and see how the unloaded carousels take up a ton of vertical space).

The script says it uses CSS3 when available, so I wonder if the markup can also be structured to be styled when the page loads, instead of when javascript loads. (I've done this before with my own carousel -- everything is set up with CSS, and javascript is only used to make the left/right arrows function).

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neves 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Very good work. Even before seeing it, I've already made my mind. I'd always use a carousel from a guy called Wheeler!
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stickydink 7 hours ago 2 replies      
Using my mouse, I tend not to flick like I would on a touch screen. I press down the mouse anywhere in your carousel, and drag it to the side. If the mouse exits the bounds of the carousel, it flicks back to its original position, even if I start completely on the left-hand-side and drag off the right-hand-side. I would want it to move to the next element.
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sailfast 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Aside from the great work on the carousel, I'm perhaps more impressed by @thekenwheeler digging into all the comment responses on the page and all the comments on HN (including feature pushes based on comments). Makes me much more inclined to use it given the right use case.
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hcarvalhoalves 4 hours ago 1 reply      
I would like to see one implemented as Web Component instead of the usual jQuery-function-with-configuration-options:

    $('.multiple-items').slick({      infinite: false,      slidesToShow: 3,      slidesToScroll: 3    });
You're always into a world of pain trying to customize these things besides what is available as a configuration option.

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lancer383 5 hours ago 1 reply      
I really like this - I have played with FlexSlider when a responsive slider is needed, but it doesn't resize its slides as its containing element resizes. This does it in a much more elegant manner, and the touch events also feel quite natural.
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Zikes 7 hours ago 2 replies      
Is it just me or do all the code boxes have the text the same color as the background?
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rch 5 hours ago 1 reply      
It looks to me like pinch/zoom doesn't work. Not a big deal, but I wouldn't call it perfect until it's flawless on a tablet and phone.
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lnanek2 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Currently using this one:http://www.idangero.us/sliders/swiper/

Don't really see anything listed that would make me want to change...

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cairo140 5 hours ago 2 replies      
Testing it out as a user, the slide transitions didn't feel as responsive to swipe velocity as I expected. In particular, if I swipe even a small distance but quickly, I expect to trigger the transition. I just tested it with iOS and Android, and they both seem to do it at least for left-to-right transitions of home screen pages, and Android does it for the top menu.

From looking at [the source](https://github.com/kenwheeler/slick/blob/master/slick/slick....), it doesn't seem check for velocity; it just applies a distance threshold. Have you considered having the threshold respond to swipe speed so that faster swipes over shorter distances trigger transitions?

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coreymgilmore 6 hours ago 0 replies      
This is really nice. I have used a few other carousel's before but could never get the multiple-slides-responsive thing to work right. Very cool way to solve that problem.
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atmosx 5 hours ago 1 reply      
Sorry for the OT, but is there anything like this for user profile forms? A ready made CSS with placeholders for picture, name, surname, etc?
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thejosh 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Looks nicer than bxslider.
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anilmujagic 1 hour ago 0 replies      
This is really slick! (pun definitely intended ;))
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jbeja 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I don't understand what is the purpose of a carousel in a website beyond delay the load time and showing just random picture annoyingly that are just ignored most of the time. IMHO, is just better to put the image that give more impact related to the business persona and the website aesthetic overrall.
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wfendler 4 hours ago 0 replies      
When I checked on this a week or two ago there were no methods or callbacks. Glad to see it's being added to very actively. Might replace OwlCarousel for me.
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JeremyMorgan 5 hours ago 0 replies      
This is clearly one of the best, or the best carousel out there right now, but I have a feeling soon everyone is going to have a Slick carousel on their bootstrap site.
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kwang88 6 hours ago 0 replies      
This is great. Building in the responsiveness is especially nice -- having to build in that type of support in a third party library is a big pain, so it's great to have that outside of the box.
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usaphp 5 hours ago 1 reply      
What license is it?
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lwh 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Part of the joy of carousel selection is giving otherwise useless stakeholders a feeling of productivity. There can be no last carousel!
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xwei 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Seems great, just the arrow buttons are so small (hard to click)
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wehadfun 6 hours ago 0 replies      
This is great.
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SchizoDuckie 5 hours ago 1 reply      
It's using jQuery, so no. It'll not be the last one I'll ever need.
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systemd-networkd DHCP performance plus.google.com
44 points by tbrock  3 hours ago   5 comments top 4
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wmf 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Related classic blog post: how do Macs get on the network so fast? http://cafbit.com/entry/rapid_dhcp_or_how_do
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zokier 47 minutes ago 1 reply      
It is bit odd that network management is one of those things that gets iterated on fairly often. What makes this something that has difficulties converging? It seems like almost every distro has it's own solution, or several of them.
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JoshTriplett 1 hour ago 0 replies      
It's nice to see this specifically treated as an optimization goal. This is one of those cases (much like git for version control) where sufficiently good performance enables new uses that would not otherwise be possible. For instance, consider getting a decent network connection over an intermittent link.
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Fasebook 2 hours ago 0 replies      
thankfully we have systemd to manage these kinds of module dependency startup problems in linux now.
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Parallax effect using motion detection wagerfield.github.io
36 points by petrosagg  2 hours ago   11 comments top 7
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nickporter 2 hours ago 1 reply      
We implemented parallax for our signup form:http://42debut.com/#/demo/signup

The key is to feed the mouse position or device orientation into this easing function:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Error_function

Here's a nice JS approximation of that function:http://picomath.org/javascript/erf.js.html

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ryanwhitney 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Looks amazing, and is pretty responsive on a 4S after the few seconds of loading Wish the browser UI wasn't in the way viewing in landscape though.

This would be an awesome page to implement Mobile Safari's new minimal-ui viewport property on:

http://darkblue.sdf.org/weblog/ios-7-dot-1-mobile-safari-min...

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coreymgilmore 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Very cool. Saw something similar on HN earlier today: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7505644

Check it out.

Parallax cannot be used everywhere, but there are a lot of cool uses for it. I can see a big use for showcasing how apps can be used rather than just slides or pages of pictures.

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Trufa 59 minutes ago 0 replies      
Incredibly cool but seems to have a lot of trouble in the Nexus4.
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MasterScrat 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Cool! Now someone should add head tracking to it:

https://github.com/auduno/headtrackr/

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symmetricsaurus 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Pretty cool! But the performance is too sluggish for there to be any 3d illusion on my 2013 nexus 7.

With a more subtle effect and better response time it could work.

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robgering 2 hours ago 2 replies      
The design and illustrations are amazing. Unfortunately this kind of effect gives me immediate and lasting vertigo (lasts a couple of minutes past viewing the site) when used to this degree. I'm not sure if I have an extra sensitivity to the effect.
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Show HN: SCSS live editing with Sublime Text github.com
21 points by bwm  1 hour ago   9 comments top 5
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akhleung 56 minutes ago 1 reply      
LibSass maintainer here -- it's really great to see another project pick it up, and although we're aware that we still have a fair bit of catching up to do, things like this give us all the more incentive!
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ErikHuisman 1 hour ago 3 replies      
Is this different than say grunt-watch with livereload.js?

Edit: grunt-tekana links to http://usetakana.com

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criswell 1 hour ago 0 replies      
This is awesome and I plan on using it. The only issue/feature is that it's using libsass, it definitely has some catching up to do to compete with Ruby's version's features but damn it's fast.
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coderzach 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Wow, this is really amazing! It makes editing scss in sublime feel like modifying css from the in browser dev tools. Very well done!
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jbeja 10 minutes ago 0 replies      
Is only for OSX or is just tested in it?
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Pavel Durov quits as VKontakte CEO gigaom.com
80 points by tolitius  3 hours ago   72 comments top 9
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sillysaurus3 3 hours ago 5 replies      
This kind of thing seems to be one reason America is still the best place to start a business.

I'm saying that in order to spark a debate and challenge that belief. Would anyone please list some actions taken by the US government which is similar in nature to the takeover illustrated here?

It seems very similar to what happened in the middle ages. Before the rise of the merchant class, specifically the ability to defend themselves, bullies stepped in and took what they wanted. Pg went into some detail about that in one of his essays about wealth. The phrase "if you let the nerds keep their lunch money, you rule the world" comes to mind. Might that be changing? Is Russia harming itself by taking these actions? What ways might this action backfire against them? Or is this a new model for how governments should treat corporations that dare challenge their authority?

EDIT: I really didn't mean to start a flamewar. My apologies. I was hoping to get people's thoughts on whether governments of the future are going to do this kind of thing more and more (including the US). I should have led with that rather than cheerleading America.

EDIT2: I would again like to stress the international nature of this threat. This type of governmental action is something that seems likely to eventually threaten us all, regardless of where we're located. As such, the best thing to do would be to discuss possible ways of protecting ourselves.

I would also like to apologize for accidentally insulting everyone who lives in places other than America. Phrasing my comment the way I did was a boneheaded thing to do. It currently reads like an elaborate form of trolling, as if I'm snubbing non-Americans. But in fact I'm just poor with the pen and in reality meant to debate the merits of starting companies in various countries, and to call attention to this international threat. I'm quite sorry for how it sounded. In the meantime, can anyone think of ways of protecting ourselves from centralized government action against businesses?

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skolos 3 hours ago 1 reply      
In the early days of odnoklassniki and VKontakte there was a joke in Russia that KGB invented them as better version of its secret files on people. Now it does not look like a joke anymore.
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myth_drannon 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Utmost respect to Pavel for the courage.When NSA pushed the US companies they all, ALL CEOs just complied. Facebook,Google, Yahoo... all of them....
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aspidistra 3 hours ago 1 reply      
For UK readers and or football fans, the Alisher Usmanov mentioned, who now controls VKontakte, is the same Alisher Usmanov who owns a large stake in Arsenal FC.

He also owns a stake in Odnoklassniki, another Russian social media site, which is "for classmates and old friends", a bit like Friends Reunited:

http://odnoklassniki.ru/

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avodonosov 51 minutes ago 0 replies      
The article tries to make out of thin air an impression that Kremlin took over VK by force, or something like that. Which is a complete bullshit IMHO.

Durov and others just exchanged their shares to cash, that's all.

Trying to mention this together with the fact that Durov disobeyed traffic cop order and hit him with his car (he did, that's a proven case, there is a video), doesn't make it a "Kremlin forceful takeover of VK"

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pgt 2 hours ago 2 replies      
For those who don't know what VKontakte is (I didn't), it is the biggest social network after Facebook with "over 100 million active users" according to vk.com, which they own.

More information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VK_(social_network)

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shmerl 1 hour ago 1 reply      
Does anyone still trust centralized social networks these days?
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huhtenberg 2 hours ago 1 reply      
This kinda puts Telegraph project in a different light, doesn't it?
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jedmeyers 2 hours ago 1 reply      
Did someone consider the fact that this might be an April 1st joke?
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Your average revenue per customer is meaningless heapanalytics.com
20 points by matm  2 hours ago   12 comments top 6
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programminggeek 12 minutes ago 0 replies      
Well, you can think that averages are meaningless, but they do mean something. If your average sale is $10 and you are spending on average $9 to acquire them, you have a 10% margin on average.

Segmenting is great and can actually move the averages wildly, but that doesn't mean the averages are pointless. It means that averages are just one view of the data.

If I want a really high level view of the data, an average is great. If I want a super low level view of the data, looking at each customer or small groups of customers is great too. It depends on what you want to know and what problem you are trying to solve.

Use the right tool for the job.

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brockf 26 minutes ago 2 replies      
I'm not sure I follow this, or buy into the suggestion of the post.

First, I don't see how it's true that data with a relatively large amount of variance will tend to be power law distributed. Defining with a "large amount" of variance is tough (it depends on your intuition and choice of variance metric) but there are lots of distributions with considerable variance that are, for example, normally distributed (many more than are power law distributed, as far as I can tell).

Second, if you find that this is misleading your projections, why not just use a different kind of average? For example, if you just want to know, "How much is the next customer likely to spend?", you might use the mode. Or, if you want a more robust average (i.e., less likely to be seriously thrown off by outliers), why not use the median? You can even complement these with confidence intervals if you want to get a sense of their precision.

Like twic already said, you need some indicator to understand what's going on with your business. I think that in many cases, this will be the mean. But if you want something more robust or more practical, perhaps the median or mode might suit you better.

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twic 1 hour ago 2 replies      
So what indicator statistics are good, then? "Take a look at the entire picture, not just the average" is great, but what am i going to put on my dashboard? What am i going to make my goal for the year?

On the technical side, when trying to boil down scads of metric datapoints into a single number, the statistics i usually end up using are the median and the 95th centile (or some higher centile). The median gives some sort of rough idea of where the middle of the main mass distribution is, ignoring the extremes, and the high centile gives an indication of where the top edge of the main mass is, ignoring freak outliers.

Would those be any use for revenue per customer?

Would we be better off with the median and some number that tries to capture the shape of the power law? Something that says "for every dollar you go up in revenue, the number of users drops by X%", or something like that?

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mrkurt 1 hour ago 0 replies      
It depends on your funnel consistency. If you are selling a self service product with transparent pricing, fully realized ARPU can be a solid number. It will change as your customer base changes, and there still could be outliers, but it's decent and easy to reason about (and project with).

If, however, you are kind of self service, but do an Enterprise sales deal ... you have two funnels with two vastly different customer profiles. Not only is ARPU bad in this scenario, most numbers are.

The trick is narrowing the scope of a given metric enough that you can use it to make good decisions, and but not so much that it ignores important parts of a business.

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Mz 1 hour ago 0 replies      
I am vaguely reminded of a recent discussion* about negotiating with Steve Jobs where kind of the reverse point was made: The author was advised to make the number fit the scenario Steve claimed he wanted. The author did so, creatively, without lying.

A lot of people do not understand the substance behind the numbers and this leads to garbage in, garbage out. That's what this article is about: Understanding what's behind the numbers and not being fooled by them. The previous piece was also about understanding the substance and knowing how to work the numbers to make other people happy with the proposed deal.

A good read on similar topics: How to Lie with Statistics.

* https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7451018

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daemonk 1 hour ago 1 reply      
Anscombe's quartet is relevant. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anscombe's_quartet
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Windows 7 outgains Windows 8 in market share again, Windows XP still above 27% thenextweb.com
9 points by jonathansizz  35 minutes ago   discuss
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Show HN: Deaf? My iPhone app wakes you up if it hears an alarm apple.com
111 points by alexvr  7 hours ago   105 comments top 20
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brudgers 3 hours ago 2 replies      
In the US, visual alarms are pretty much standard under all the life safety codes for commercial buildings including apartments.[1] When they are not provided, both ADA and the Fair Housing Act [1] both dictate that owners provide them to accommodate the disability. If there's a problem, the fire marshal is a good person to call. They've typically pulled enough bodies from tragedies to last a lifetime, and this shapes their attitude toward non-compliance.

[1] Life safety codes as distinct from building codes apply to all buildings not just those newly constructed.

[2] Likewise for ADA and the Fair Housing Act. There are also state equivalents of both of these in many states that may be more restrictive.

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alexvr 4 hours ago 2 replies      
Hey everyone, I really appreciate all of the positive feedback. This is quite thrilling as a college student. It's the first thing I've made that people actually understand and consider useful.

If any of you download Deafalarm, please let me know how it works for you and what you would like to see improved.

I could also use pointers on getting the word out to people in this niche market.

Thank you very much,

Alex

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fredleblanc 7 hours ago 2 replies      
I'm not deaf, and I have virtually no experience building things specifically for those that are, but this seems like a great idea. Nice work!
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thejosh 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Awesome app, can see this coming in handy... you need to promote this and also have an android client before a clone comes out. :)

How is the battery consumption if it runs in the background? I'm guessing it isn't really a worry because if you are in bed you might have a charger, but the best use would be a in a pocket where it be awkward to use a charger, unless you place it under your pillow?

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wunderlust 6 hours ago 3 replies      
It's a good start, but it may serve best to remind us of the limitations of basic technology. Instead of an X detector, what we have is an X detector detector. From a design perspective this is obviously odd.

On the other hand, in a sense it's a multi-detector, since in theory it should respond to detectors of many sorts. There are some upsides to that.

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ahoy 7 hours ago 7 replies      
This is fascinating. What do deaf people normally do in lieu of alarm clocks?
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marpalmin 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Hi alexvr, a bit out of topic question: How did you manage to get the background sound analysis approved? I have an app that does also sound analysis in the background for a different purpose and it gets constantly rejected because of that.

Thanks!

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Jemaclus 5 hours ago 3 replies      
I'm confused. iPhones have an alarm clock already, and you can already set it to vibrate. Why do I need this app?

(Serious question. I'm hard of hearing, and I do this with my iPhone already.)

To answer some other questions I see in the thread, they make alarm clocks and doorbells specifically for deaf people. I personally own an alarm clock that has an attachment that you slip under the mattress. The vibrations from the attachment shake the bed, waking me up. I don't use it anymore, since I share the bed with my girlfriend, but it worked wonders for me in college.

Here's a website with some deaf-centric things like alarm clocks and doorbells: http://www.harriscomm.com/

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Aardwolf 5 hours ago 0 replies      
If you're deaf, how do you transfer the vibrations of the phone to your senses? Sleep with the phone on you somehow?
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mcculley 6 hours ago 1 reply      
This is very clever.

The fact that it has to analyze audio makes me wonder if anybody is trying to standardize broadcasting of local emergency signals. For example, a standardized way to broadcast a fire alarm over WiFi or Bluetooth. There's more than local humans that could be alerted. Local systems could use it a cue to shutdown and remote service providers could be alerted that they have to do something.

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wavesum 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Very nice! Reminds me a bit from our effort to try to help deaf people dance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT_RmvKTUYc

Unfortunately we could not make the app really work as the precision of timer on Windows phone is horrible, and on IOS you don't have api to properly control vibration...

maybe some day.

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Aardwolf 6 hours ago 3 replies      
Am I the only one who can't view the website? It is briefly visible for a second, then redirects to a "itmss://" URL and says "The address wasn't understood".
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ycmike 6 hours ago 0 replies      
This is so useful. I am an extremely deep sleeper - when I do that is - who never hears his multiple alarms. God bless you.
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QuantumChaos 7 hours ago 2 replies      
Great idea. I just hope this sort of thing isn't over-regulated.
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sbjustin 6 hours ago 4 replies      
This sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen. I think it's a great idea, but at 2.99 I don't think it's going to be profitable enough to take on the lawsuit risk.
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beenpoor 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Meaningful app. You are charging 2.99$ - but I still don't feel bad. It's a useful app and we need more of such apps, even though the price is > 0.99$.
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blux 6 hours ago 2 replies      
Why not set a vibrating alarm on your phone directly...?
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CanSpice 3 hours ago 0 replies      
This app listens for other alarms, like fire alarms, and then vibrates when it hears them. It's not replacing the alarm clock.
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dang 4 hours ago 2 replies      
This post fell in rank because it triggered the flamewar detector. I've just restored it. If you see things suddenly reappear on the front page, it's often because a moderator saw a case like this.
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devanti 6 hours ago 5 replies      
Vibrating for it to wake you means you need to keep it close to your body. I wonder what health implications it may have -- In general its really bad to have a cell phone touching your body for prolonged periods of time because of the radiation it emits.
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Android for iOS Developers objc.io
76 points by k-mcgrady  6 hours ago   22 comments top 5
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fieldforceapp 2 hours ago 2 replies      
A good lunchtime read, thanks. A couple of misleading topics and word of advice from our own experience [0] of starting Android development after years of iOS development:

- Google seems to moving away from Activities in favor of Fragments (can someone confirm this?) so we'd recommend a Fragment based design pattern;

- App navigation paradigms seem to be evolving quickly, with Google recently introducing Navigation Drawer as a standard [1], among others;

- Choosing the navigation paradigm first seems to important as these seem to be Fragment based, using Bundle objects to share data between Fragments;

- Use Android Studio [2] because it seems a) Google is going to standardize on this, and b) the navigation paradigms are offered as app template options and can be a good starting point presumably with 'blessed' Fragment design patterns.

Good luck!

[0] http://blog.fieldforceapp.com[1] http://developer.android.com/design/patterns/navigation-draw...[2] http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2013/05/android-studi...

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chrisdevereux 4 hours ago 3 replies      
I'd love to read a writeup by someone with experience using Apportable[1] to develop an Android app. How closely does it mirror the behavior & performance of UIKit, does the iOS programming model translate well to Android, etc.

[1]: http://www.apportable.com

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snihalani 4 hours ago 3 replies      
If anyone has iOS 101 for android developers, please comment. I haven't been successful in finding a good one. Google doesn't help. Hell, even bing doesn't help.
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rrbrambley 5 hours ago 1 reply      
I was really sure this was going to be an April Fools' Day joke. Still not sure if it is.
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pseudometa 4 hours ago 3 replies      
As an iOS developer clicking this link, I was expecting a introduction to various pieces of Android, each with more details linked. This page is just a bunch of links with no context. Why are the items in reverse numerical order? Anyways, it is currently a bad landing page. I bounced.
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Redis new data structure: the HyperLogLog antirez.com
309 points by antirez  13 hours ago   58 comments top 20
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mitchellh 6 hours ago 4 replies      
This is nice. At my last job, we developed an extremely high performance HyperLogLog server (hlld). Take a look if you're interested:

https://github.com/armon/hlld

It processes over a 1MM ops per second on a basic MacBook Air. In production we saw it handle more. We never had to scale it over one server in order to handle millions of distinct metrics.

As an ad company, my last company had a ridiculous fanout of metrics for every request. Every ad serve API request (of which we got thousands per second) would fan out to over 150 metrics EACH. So for 1000 requests per second we'd have to modify 150,000 metrics. Raw SQL updates of course fall down with this (even if we tone back their durability). Instead, we opted for accumulated for 10 to 60 seconds in bloomd and hlld and statsite, then aggregating and doing a single bulk SQL update. Worked incredibly well.

We used it in combination with bloomd: https://github.com/armon/bloomd Bloomd is another super high performance data structure server, but this time for bloom filters.

You can read the READMEs to learn why they're better for their specific tasks. Both have been running in production for 2+ years. If you're not going to be using the data structures that much then Redis is a good choice. We personally used these servers alongside Redis for k/v.

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dhotson 11 hours ago 1 reply      
HyperLogLog counters are one of my favourite things. They're incredibly clever.

So also, you can combine this idea with the idea of bloom filters (another probabilistic data structure) in a really interesting way.The goal is to have a _lot_ of counters in a fixed amount of space.

First part is to encode your HyperLogLog counter in unary. So each counter generally only takes up a few bits.

Quick unary tutorial: in unary you count with a sequence of 1's (followed by 0 to signify the end of the number). 3 is encoded as 1110. 5 is 111110. 7 is 11111110. You get the idea.

So also, we're just estimating cardinality, not an exact count. We're estimating if we've seen 2^n things... not n things. Counting to a billion is going to be: 1 billion ~= 2^30 ~= 31 bits.

So you can store all these counters in a big array of bits (a bitmap) and index into it using a hash function. As you probably guessed, all these unary counters will end up overlapping each other in weird ways.

But! The cool thing is if you use a bloom filter to insert and retrieve multiple counters using different hash functions.. and then average the results. The more of these probabilistic and messed up counters you average .. the better the results get!

It's kind of opposite of the usual programmer "junk in, junk out" problem. In this case, the more junk you combine, the better the results. Pretty neat huh? :)

I don't have links to the papers behind these ideas sorry. I learnt most of this from a presentation by Alex Sharp at PyCon Au. Edit: found link to talk - http://pyvideo.org/video/1621/big-data-with-python

This article explains some of this stuff a bit better: http://highscalability.com/blog/2012/4/5/big-data-counting-h...

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ronaldx 9 hours ago 1 reply      
If I've understood correctly, this relates to the German Tank Problem: using statistical analysis to estimate a count.

With German Tanks, you have limited data available to create an estimate from (a few serial numbers, in the canonical case). But in this case, you deliberately limit the data stored in order to keep it at a manageable level: hash to randomise and then store only summary stats.

Pretty cool. Actually very cool, I really like it.

However, are there any interesting use cases for this? It seems to me that it's not particularly useful until your list is long enough to make search/sort/storage difficult: that's rare even at web-scale, no?

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malanj 12 hours ago 2 replies      
The idea of inexact computing seems to be gaining a lot of traction over the past few years.

The HyperLogLog data structure reminded me of the research at Rice University on inexact processors: http://www.ece.rice.edu/~al4/lingamneni-cf12.pdf

There's a lot to gain by being less precise!

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ris 12 hours ago 0 replies      
On a related note, the recently released HyperLogLog extension for postgres: https://github.com/aggregateknowledge/postgresql-hll
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bochi 12 hours ago 0 replies      
This blog post is a nice survey about other interesting probabilistic data structures: http://highlyscalable.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/probabilistic...
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e98cuenc 11 hours ago 0 replies      
We used this datastructure a few months ago to track an approximation to the cardinality of the followers of a set of twitter users, which is handy to calculate the reach of a twitter post. More recently, we used it again to track an approximation to the number of unique images that a user generated in a time period (each image is identified by a different URL).

Very handy data structure, and glad to see it land in Redis!

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eternalban 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Nick's blog is a must read for these sort of algorithms. See his original writeup on the HLL here: http://blog.notdot.net/2012/09/Dam-Cool-Algorithms-Cardinali...
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dscrd 12 hours ago 0 replies      
This is awesome on so many different levels.

Check out the implementation: https://github.com/antirez/redis/blob/unstable/src/hyperlogl...

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dexcs 11 hours ago 1 reply      
The funny fact is that whether it's a april fool or not, i am not able to verify it because it's so well (technical) written :/
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PanMan 10 hours ago 1 reply      
Does anybody have a good example of this? E.g. to count unique hits over time without storing each hit?
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medriscoll 12 hours ago 0 replies      
The Druid.io folks recently blogged about three additional optimizations to HyperLogLog that compact the registers and can improve query speed:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!searchin/druid-development...

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yread 10 hours ago 0 replies      
The HLL principle seems quite similar to this way of approximating a biased coin with a fair one by counting the 1s in binary

http://amakelov.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/arbitrarily-biasing...

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pointernil 11 hours ago 0 replies      
Very likable naming scheme ;)Kudos for the extraordinary work on redis.cheers
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donretag 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Elasticsearch started using HyperLogLog recently for aggregating data. No April Fools there!
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jimktrains2 10 hours ago 0 replies      
Oh man, I started this and native bloom filters a summer ago and never finished it. These are awesome data structures when dealing with really larges sets and you only need a cardinality count or set membership test and not all the members of the set. I can't wait to start using them!
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eurleif 13 hours ago 1 reply      
Cool. I wonder if bloom filters might be up next?
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nefasti 8 hours ago 0 replies      
A very good post helping explain HyperLogLog : http://blog.aggregateknowledge.com/2012/10/25/sketch-of-the-...
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ithkuil 7 hours ago 1 reply      
How does HyperLogLog compare to Count-Min-Sketch?
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octo_t 12 hours ago 1 reply      
With the name, I started reading thinking it was an April fools joke, then I went down the rabbit hole of starting to read the post and every linked paper.
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My website was stolen by a hacker and I got it back ramshackleglam.com
111 points by RonileSille13  7 hours ago   88 comments top 18
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euphemize 3 hours ago 2 replies      
> 1. Have a really, really good password, and change it often. Your password should not contain real words (and definitely not more than one real word in immediate proximity, like whitecat or angrybird), and should contain capital letters, numbers and symbols. The best passwords of all look like total nonsense.

http://xkcd.com/936/

But really, I'm a bit puzzled by her 5 "recommendations". Turn off your devices while you're not using them? I feel like the most important one is missing - don't use HostMonster or Godaddy, their representatives are not paid enough to care about the implications of you losing your domain name.

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mcherm 7 hours ago 11 replies      
I am curious: does anyone here on HN have a registrar to recommend who they know (preferably from experience) would actually be more helpful in this circumstance?

Because from the sound of it, the unwillingness of the registrars (both of them) to take action here without being compelled to by a lawsuit is the root of the problem. The FBI's willingness to be helpful is nice, but doesn't solve the root problem, and as a law enforcement agency they can only really help in cases where they manage to "catch the criminal". And paying off the criminal just isn't an acceptable solution (although stopping the payment immediately is cool and all).

I would be willing to select a registrar on the basis of their policies, not their prices. Policies like this sort of dispute resolution and policies about how they handle DMCA notices or government subpoenas (and non-subpoenas), if only I knew which registrars had the best reputations for these things.

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pjbrunet 8 minutes ago 0 replies      
Welcome to 1999. This reminds me of when sex.com was stolen with fake stationary. I see the "unauthorized transfer" in the blog post but I wonder if she forgot to renew the domain? Happens to good people all the time. I'm not a lawyer, but in that case, unless she's incorporated as "ramshackleglam" there's no cybersquatting argument. That's why it's helpful to use your real name--then a thief has no leg to stand on.
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lingben 52 minutes ago 0 replies      
Here are 3 simple changes that can prevent this:

* use 2 factor authentication (if your registrar doesn't find one that does or better yet, have ICANN rule that all registrars must have it)

* ICANN rule that says if a domain has been recently moved it can be frozen by previous owner until the matter is cleared up

* whois privacy will not only hide who the owner of the site is but also who the registrar is (if you don't know who the registar is among the hundreds out there, you can't target the right one with social engineering!)

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noonespecial 5 hours ago 1 reply      
I feel for her but I do need to point out that some of the suggestions she makes for making it easier to get her stolen domain back would also make it easier for bad actors to cause mischief in the first place. But GoDaddy sucks. True dat.
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thejosh 6 hours ago 1 reply      
So apart from the 4 pretty much "how not to happen", try using a host that supports 2FA.
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coldcode 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I never trust shared hosts provided by a registrar. I have my own blog software running on AWS and I am the programmer and only user. The fewer people involved is better security but that's not generally possible for the average person. At least I can't lose both the domain and the content.
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jstalin 4 hours ago 1 reply      
I don't see how much she paid to get it back. A civil suit filing with a demand for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction could be filed in a few hours and since godaddy and hostmonster are US companies, they would have had to comply. She'd have her domain back in a matter of hours for maybe a couple grand.
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driverdan 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Don't the companies have the lawsuit issue backwards? By not helping aren't they opening themselves up to being sued whereas if they immediately fixed the problem the person would have almost no reason to initiate a law suit.
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devanti 6 hours ago 1 reply      
I'm curious as to how the FBI helped, because it doesn't really say in the article
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glimcat 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I use Namesilo with Google Authenticator.

(Probably other registrars support it as well, that's just the data point I have first-hand knowledge of.)

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quackerhacker 5 hours ago 3 replies      
Is there any domain register that offers 2 factor authentication to make changes that are detrimental to a site?

I have Network Solutions, KVC Hosting, and have tried 1and1, but all of them...from a security standpoint...are lackadaisical when it comes to security.

Network solutions WANTS their clients to bundle userid's into 1 account...that makes it easy.

KVC, I emailed them to update my domain contact info, then I transferred one of my domains out with that new email.

I never did any test with 1and1...but then again the 2 above (with kvc and netsol) weren't even tests.

Another security breach involving GoDaddy(1)?

(1): Naoki lost his twitter (https://medium.com/cyber-security/24eb09e026dd)

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zacinbusiness 4 hours ago 0 replies      
I am absolutely shocked at how simple it is for this sort of fraud to take place. If someone calls GoDaddy, for instance, and says "Hi, I'd like to transfer a domain name. Here's all of my proof that I am who I say that I am." I understand that GoDaddy, ever dutifully obliged to their customers, will transfer the domain with haste. However, should there not be some sort of probationary period? 45 days or so where both GoDaddy and the new "owner" of the domain both have full, master control? It seems to me that an account manager in GoDaddy could handle this task easily enough. Simply coordinate with the new owner, notify that there's a dispute, and lock everything down until a resolution has been completed. Am I missing something here or are these companies simply lazy and unmotivated?
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Kiro 7 hours ago 2 replies      
How was it hacked? I find that info in the article except that they used HostMonster's email confirmation system somehow?
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lutusp 5 hours ago 0 replies      
The most unfortunate part of this story is that the site owner had to use underhanded tactics of her own to regain control of her site. She didn't get her site back by going through formal legal channels, she got it back by using tactics similar to those used by the criminal she was dealing with. Different intent and legal standing, but same methods.

It would be interesting to know what would have happened if she had instead waited for the legal methods to play out. Instead, it's a story of one trick undoing another trick.

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whileonebegin 4 hours ago 2 replies      
Isn't escrow.com supposed to prevent payments from being stopped after the domain is released? Obviously, in this case it's justified, but for regular customers, you don't want escrow releasing a domain and then the buyer stops payment.
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kevinchen 5 hours ago 2 replies      
I'm unsure why this is relevant to a site like HN. People are compromised all the time. It's not news. It's not even helpful for avoiding the same mistake: the author does not tell the details of the attack and gives some pretty bad advice for avoiding "cyber hackers" (such as turning off your computer to prevent your email getting hacked).
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harvestmoon 3 hours ago 1 reply      
The author did not mention that you can pay extra money to lock down a domain.

If it is locked down, it can not be transferred without, iirc, a picture of your driver's license or something like that. There may also be time delays. For my valuable sites, I pay for this service.

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Game servers: UDP vs TCP 1024monkeys.wordpress.com
167 points by lerno  10 hours ago   86 comments top 27
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zurn 8 hours ago 3 replies      
Impressive that he managed to say so much without mentioning head-of-line blocking, which is the main TCP problem with realtime apps.

This is not due to congestion control, but because of the ordered byte stream semantics of TCP. You can't deliver a packet until the retransmission dance is done for any previous lost packets.

As an aside, these days it's worth noting that a 3G, WLAN or 4G link layer will try very hard not to drop any packets. So when you're doing UDP, watch out for those 40000 millisecond old packets that will burst to your lap once the rain cloud moves away from the cell tower or your co-worker's cocoa blings in the microwave.

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ColinWright 9 hours ago 1 reply      
We use TCP for some things, UDP for some things, and our own variant on Reliable UDP for others.

We use TCP for sending real-time vessel track data to the central correlation servers, because they need to know if the connection has dropped and change their behavior accordingly. Traffic volume is low, so congestion throttling and re-tries are not a problem. The system is able to cope with reports being delayed and then coming in much later (and catching up) because reports are time-stamped and the correlator works in fuzzy 6D phase-space.

We use UDP for sending live radar data because, frankly, if you've missed one sector of data you really, really don't want to delay subsequent sectors while waiting for the data that will be irrelevant in 2 seconds anyway. The compression and encryption schemes are specially crafted to allow for lost packets while still using solid implementations of off-the-shelf algorithms where appropriate, and lovingly hand-crafted algorithms for the non-security critical aspects.

And I can't tell you what we use our locally defined reliable UDP for.

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twic 6 hours ago 3 replies      
Years ago, i read about some application protocol (for a game, i think) that sat on top of UDP. It packed small messages into datagrams for transmission, and handled acking and redelivery.

One of the cute things it did was improve reliability for critical messages by preemptively sending them twice, in successive datagrams. That allowed the protocol to avoid an ack-miss-retransmit cycle for those packets, as long as it was only a single datagram that was dropped.

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kayoone 8 hours ago 2 replies      
Biggest problem with UDP: No support at all in modern browsers without plugin. So when doing web games, you can't really get around using Websockets which are TCP based.
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acomjean 6 hours ago 1 reply      
I used to use UDP. Its nice for some things. Things I liked:When you read a UDP message you got the whole message or nothing (its not a stream).Fast.Multicast!

Things that challenged us:64K message size limit (varied slightly from linux/solaris/hpux)you can't tell if the other side is listening or got the message.multicast requires use of certain ip ranges which people seem to forget frequently.

I had the UNIX Network Programming by W. Richard Stevens tome I borrowed from my boss. Good for networking.

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BatFastard 8 hours ago 2 replies      
If you absolutely positively need to have that lowest lag time between points then UDP is the way to go. However1) UDP will drop the occasional packet.2) UDP will NOT work behind many corporate firewalls.3) UDP connections between users on separate networks will fail due to random configuration issues (I am sure there is a reason, just don't know what it is after years of looking).4) UDP connections between users on the same DHCP servers requires a different addresses then the global address to make connections.5) UDP connections can time out if you don't send anything for a few minutes. Easy to fix, hard to find.

In the virtual world platform my team wrote, we started using UDP exclusively, then moved to mixed TCP and UDP, then moved to using TCP for everything except P2P voice connections. with UDP I had always dreaded going into see a potential corporate client, and not knowing if my networking was going to make it through the firewall.

This is a good discussion of the subject. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/992069/ace-vs-boost-vs-po...

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patrickmcmanus 7 hours ago 2 replies      
The article emphasizes that TCP congestion control can make TCP underperform with respect to the actual available bandwidth. So True and So Frustrating!

But it doesn't seem to talk about the virtues of congestion control - the primary one being it prevents the collapse of the Internet. Reacting to packet loss by just trying harder results in nothing but a network filled with doomed packets. This is not theoretical - before Van Jacobson that was the Internet.

I'm not defending the status quo nor TCP - TCP has deep problems figuring out what is really loss. and it speeds up too slowly but still doesn't manage to slow down when it should resulting in induced delay. But the mere fact that is worried about congestion (not just unreliability - one result of congestion) and sharing the channel isn't its problem.

have a look at QUIC, ledbat, Minion and the recent IETF TAPS BoF for work going on improving transport options in these areas. Its just the wrong takeaway to read that article and say "UDP is better because it doesn't have congestion control" - you need to consider CC in any reliable UDP based transport you roll too.

rfc 5405 provides some advice (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5405) - its a little dated but still useful.

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cpncrunch 2 hours ago 0 replies      
The reality is that with broadband connections these days there is generally little or no packet loss unless your ISP is having problems. In the case where you are getting packet loss it usually tends to be around 50%, so UDP is going to have trouble as well.

Also, these days with fast retransmit TCP isn't as bad as it used to be when there are network problems.

I've been using TCP for over 20 years for multi-player games, VOIP and web conferencing, and it works incredibly well. Even if you do all the legwork to get UDP working reliably (which TCP give you for free), you still have the problem of firewalls.

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RedneckBob 52 minutes ago 0 replies      
gsfgf says:

"Hi, I'd like to hear a TCP joke."

"Hello, would you like to hear a TCP joke?"

"Yes, I'd like to hear a TCP joke."

"OK, I'll tell you a TCP joke."

"Ok, I will hear a TCP joke."

"Are you ready to hear a TCP joke?"

"Yes, I am ready to hear a TCP joke."

"Ok, I am about to send the TCP joke. It will last 10 seconds, it has two characters, it does not have a setting, it ends with a punchline."

"Ok, I am ready to get your TCP joke that will last 10 seconds, has two characters, does not have an explicit setting, and ends with a punchline."

"I'm sorry, your connection has timed out. Hello, would you like to hear a TCP joke?"

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RedneckBob 1 hour ago 0 replies      
from the_skys_kid:

I'll defend UDP.

UDP is the honey badger of the internet protocol suite.

UDP is all about the transaction. UDP is standing on a cliff yelling, "Come at me, bro", whether you're there or not.

UDP is a man's protocol doing real shit like bootstrapping your ass and slapping an IP on you. Get up, motha fucka!

UDP will talk shit to one of you or all of you. UDP ain't scared. UDP brought the fear.

UDP understands that you may be slow sometimes. So UDP will wait for your sorry ass. UDP grew up without a father, too.

UDP sends a message and couldn't give a fuck if you got it or not.

UDP got a message from you saying that you got his messages and guess what? UDP didn't even open it! Not one fuck given.

Don't try to shake UDP's hand! You crazy?

And, when UDP dies because you weren't available, UDP doesn't shed a tear. UDP is hardcore. He's going out even if he knows you ain't there. UDP is a goddam one-man slaughter house. Why?

Because UDP doesn't give a fuck.

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wildbunny 1 hour ago 0 replies      
TCP can get you quite far, even in a fast paced multiplayer game, as long as the game is suited.

For example, the multiplayer version of asteroids in this article uses TCP sockets:

http://www.wildbunny.co.uk/blog/2012/11/20/how-to-make-a-mul...

Cheers, Paul.

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JabavuAdams 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Just use RakNethttp://www.jenkinssoftware.com

I mean if you want to ship a product. If your goal is to learn networking, then by all means, roll your own.

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ahassan 39 minutes ago 0 replies      
The problem with using UDP is that many ISPs block UDP packets because it doesn't have features like congestion control. So using it for an internet game is out of the question, because there's a chance that a bunch of your users won't be able to play online.
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mcv 2 hours ago 0 replies      
I've heard before that TCP is a really awful fit for mobile. So shouldn't there be a general replacement for TCP on mobile? Everybody inventing their own custom fix does not sound like the most efficient way to solve this problem.
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brassybadger 6 hours ago 0 replies      
A very good recap on how networking in Quake3 works without reliable packet delivery:

http://trac.bookofhook.com/bookofhook/trac.cgi/wiki/Quake3Ne...

Simple, yet robust.

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crucio 8 hours ago 0 replies      
I've been hoping someone makes a decent server-side WebRTC peer, meaning that we can use UDP in the browser and really push HTML5 gaming forward. It seems to go completely under the radar with all this talk of audio/video P2P streaming.
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stcredzero 5 hours ago 2 replies      
Someone should write a series of articles about this issue from the POV of Javascript/browser clients. There, UDP isn't available at all, and we also have to deal with quite a bit of pain in terms of differences between platform implementations.
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theswan 4 hours ago 0 replies      
In re the sections on "hiding the lag" - Bungie (the guys behind the original Halo games) have a pretty cool presentation on how they hid lag in Halo Reach.

http://downloads.bungie.net/presentations/David_Aldridge_Pro...

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gz5 8 hours ago 1 reply      
Some RTC implementations (VoIP and video) are using both in order to get through firewalls - try UDP first, resort to TCP (including even HTTP over TCP) if UDP can't connect.

The TCP fallback only consistently works well (in terms of QoE) in cases in which the TCP legs are short.

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callesgg 5 hours ago 1 reply      
Back when i did this kind of stuff i used both of them udp for nonesential stuff like player position.

Where a lost packet did not matter, there would still be a new player position packet a half a second later.

Then for chat and score and stuff like that tcp was used.

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dllthomas 6 hours ago 0 replies      
One side note - what the protocol is on the wire and how you're using it are not quite the same thing. With regard to head-of-line, in principle you can look at later TCP packets before a dropped packet comes in. Of course, correcting framing may be expensive or impossible, and (more importantly, for most applications) if the OS is handling TCP for you you'd have to find some way to cajole it into passing those packets to you.
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snake_plissken 4 hours ago 2 replies      
I don't get the bottom line part: how can you send something via "HTTP"? What method of transport layer is being used?
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jokoon 2 hours ago 0 replies      
enet is a networking library which uses UDP but generate redundancy and other things so it has the advantages of udp with some advantages of TCP.
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mark_l_watson 8 hours ago 0 replies      
I have used UDP for two major projects: a game engine while working at Angel Studios (networking was tightly coupled with camera and vehicle AI) and for the NMRD project in the late 1980s (NMRD could detect nuclear tests based on seismic waves).

I am surprised that UDP is not used more often when the business cost of loss data is small.

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rwaliany 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Be weary of buffer overruns when using a language like C :).
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cinskiy 5 hours ago 0 replies      
This article is boss. TCP vs. UDP holywar is not going to end any time soon, it's nice that some people can actually explain the differences in simple manner.
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Technichi: Macbook Subscription Service technichi.com
71 points by charlieirish  5 hours ago   59 comments top 24
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nickconfer 4 hours ago 4 replies      
This seems like a difficult business to execute on.

1) You need capital to buy the machines to give out and slowly collect $60 on. Once the capital runs out, more is needed, but without getting capital quick enough, new customers have to be turned down, growth slows, and capital becomes even more difficult to acquire.

2) Since the tech and product can be easily purchased by anyone, there is room for other businesses to enter the space quickly and drive a pricing war. If large chains got involved they could offer a lower price and push local same day service.

3) Machines break. Without a hassle-free return / warranty, customers will likely get frustrated, refuse to pay, and make collections very difficult.

Not to say it can't be done, the leasing industry is fairly large, but I'd thought I'd share my thoughts on the problems that might arise. Reminds me of when they did PCs for 19.95 a month plus internet for a contract term.

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zrail 4 hours ago 4 replies      
Apple itself has a Macbook "subscription service", actually. It's called a "Fair Market Value lease" and works basically like a car lease.

http://store.apple.com/us_smb_78313/browse/finance/lease

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aaronbrethorst 1 hour ago 0 replies      
I really hope this is real. There have been a couple of occasions where I've been waiting for a 'big leap' in Apple's annual hardware refresh, but circumstances have dictated that I need a new computer right now[1]. Being able to simply rent a laptop for a couple months would be killer.

[1] Specifically what's happened to me in the past is that I left a job and had to return my work laptop, and in another instance someone dropped a pint of beer onto my laptop.

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jareds 4 hours ago 3 replies      
Am I the only one who thought April fools? I could actually see this being useful if I was considering buying a new Mac as a way to test out different models for an extended period of time assuming I could get a one month lease.
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joshjdr 2 minutes ago 0 replies      
Why not just use a credit card if you want to pay over time?
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cschmidt 1 hour ago 0 replies      
I hope that they offer next day replacement machines. As it is now, when my laptop dies, I go to the Apple store, they say it will take a week to repair so I buy a new one on the spot. I later get the old one fixed and give it to my son as a hand-me-down. I've done that twice now, but it isn't the most predictable way to always have a Macbook.

It would be kind of cool to be able to get a replacement machine by FedEx the next day, and stay current on my hardware. (They tend to last a bit longer than 2 years).

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adamnemecek 3 hours ago 3 replies      
For everyone in this thread: I'm pretty sure it's a joke.
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zecho 4 hours ago 0 replies      
This page really needs to specify the length of the term, otherwise something like $60/month is pretty meaningless when trying to figure out if something like this would be worth the cost of convenience.
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te_chris 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Congratulations, you've disrupted leasing by starting a leasing company.
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danpalmer 4 hours ago 1 reply      
This could be great for businesses. To pay $60 for a machine for 2 years (for example) means a total cost of $1440. If this service includes something like an 'instant repair', i.e. they just send you a new one and take care of repairs, so that you aren't ever without a machine, it could be worth the slightly higher cost. Also, most companies will want upgrades/replacements every 2 years anyway, so this way they get that, don't need to worry about what to do with an old machine, which they probably wouldn't sell anyway.
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killion 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Very interesting service, given that MacBooks have such high resale value it may work out for them.

I do hope they offer the high-end 15" Retina config even though it is not mentioned on the homepage.

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Nk26 4 hours ago 0 replies      
I goto school with a lot of people who would jump all over this. If the credit requirement's aren't crazy and students could easily get approved, this could be a game changer. I'm assuming it's going to be a 1 or 2 year term and they are relying on the high resale value once you send it back to profit or re rent the old systems for a lower price.
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steele 3 hours ago 0 replies      
rent-a-center business model hits startup land
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rebelidealist 3 hours ago 0 replies      
This would be really useful if you macbook is being repaired.
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callesgg 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Would one get new stuff when the old gets outdated?If yes, what would you do with the old hardware? Who want's the old stuff then?If not, is there any point other than your support for the consumer?
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techwatching 4 hours ago 2 replies      
Whats the advantage over financing such a purchase through any of the other number of means available?
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akerl_ 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Do I automatically trade it in for a new model when it comes out, or would I have to pay more?
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ewang1 4 hours ago 0 replies      
No Macbook Air?
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veritas20 47 minutes ago 0 replies      
maybe a good option for start ups until they prove out their business model and start to make money
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crawdog 4 hours ago 0 replies      
What about cases of loss/theft? Is there a deposit?
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erikj 2 hours ago 1 reply      
Is it going to work outside United States?
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Aloha 3 hours ago 0 replies      
I like this!

Laptop as a service :-D

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warrenmcwin 3 hours ago 0 replies      
is "How about them Apples" not enough of a clue that this is a joke?
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yjv 5 hours ago 0 replies      
subscribed for beta.

a heads up: your glyph-icons are broken in firefox.

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Email, an idea so old that it's new bitofnews.com
70 points by xux  4 hours ago   69 comments top 22
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devindotcom 3 hours ago 2 replies      
I personally like email because I don't usually have to deal with the worst of it, but the argument that it's useful because we all use it seems... incomplete. We all have addresses, should we be sending more mail? We all have pens, should we switch to longhand? Email is good for some stuff but not other stuff, no need to oversell it as a platform it was never meant to be and never will be.
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petercooper 2 hours ago 2 replies      
My main business is sending news in a variety of programming niches on a weekly basis via e-mail to over 170k subscribers.. and it's a successful and growing business (at least by historical standards, though not VC/SV ones - six figure net profits). I would agree with most of what it said in this post.
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lugg 14 minutes ago 0 replies      
A lot of psudeo arguments against this in this thread. I don't think there is any problem with using the "platform" in this way its pretty much a newsletter or a mailing list which is very standard.

I'm interested in seeing what you can really do with email looking at it as a platform with 2.0 eyes in mind.

One other thing. I think call intent will be what sets you apart and if that's the case why does the platform matter, why can't you have email, RSS, and a web app?

I get you want to focus on doing something new with something old. That's cool. Just dont cut potential power readers off because you use the wrong platform. Be email first RSS second if it helps you think about it. (No reason you can't pivot other platforms later)

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flycaliguy 3 hours ago 4 replies      
This article reminds me of why I find the buzzword usage of "social" so irritating. The web has always been social! My most memorable and rewarding experiences on the internet will always be in the e-mail conversations I've shared with others around the world.
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thatthatis 2 hours ago 0 replies      
I've been using email as an application platform for years, and I agree with everything this author is saying.

I wish, however, that he hadn't written this article for two reasons. 1) Email suffers from the tragedy of the commons. The more email that is sent the less valuable each email app is. 2) Current email tools are woefully inadequate to deal with the existing volume of email users receive. Worst is the fact that email forces users into a LIFO queue and doesn't allow for import-based ordering. We need innovation in email processing more than we need more email based applications. (Even SMS has a better model for organizing data than modern email: one thread per counter party group.)

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minikites 2 hours ago 1 reply      
Reminds me of http://evening-edition.com/

They had news for a few different time-zones and it was amazing, but I don't think they got enough funding to keep it going, they stopped at the end of 2013.

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pshin45 3 hours ago 2 replies      
> 1.) Email is the worlds largest platform.

> 2.) Engagement in email far outshines apps.

> 3.) Everyone else is too jaded to take advantage of it.

This is no doubt the same rationale for Square Cash[1] i.e. send cash to your friends via email. I wonder how their adoption has been though, compared to an analog product like Venmo[2] which uses a mobile app approach.

[1] https://square.com/cash

[2] https://venmo.com/

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TheRealDunkirk 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Email sucked for a decade because spam got out of control. I ran a hand-built email server in my home for years, and know this problem decently well. However, with the ability to train their filters based on SO MANY people, Google fixed it. (Other systems vastly improved as well.) With the signal-to-noise ratio being largely a solved problem these days, it makes email a viable "platform" again.
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diminoten 3 hours ago 3 replies      
I've been using Circa for the past few months (maybe even up to a year?), and I much prefer it to email.

I've come to associate email with either personal correspondence, technical support, or spam.

The thing about a website or an app is that it's segmented. I have to actively decide, "Now's the time for this activity" instead of an email deciding for me.

Also, I didn't know theSkimm was a young-women's thing. My girlfriend (a young woman) gets it, but I didn't think it was specifically "for" her.

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crozewski 3 hours ago 3 replies      
I think 8:30am is a bit late to send the news. I think a lot of people who work "traditional" hours are already up, out the door, and have made a dent in their day. I like to read the news before I get started.
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snipek 3 hours ago 1 reply      
One of my side project is trying to make email as a web portal, that is, letting people do as many things as possible in email -- http://snipek.com. Well, I dogfood this project a lot in my daily life :)

1) Readability inside email (http://snipek.com/read). Send a url to read@snipek.com and you'll get a reply with readable content of the web page. And it becomes a way to navigate through links in email. You send a link to read@snipek.com, then you'll get the content of the web page in email, without leaving mail client to browser.

2) Read news (http://snipek.com/news/)

3) Create web page for your email messages, so you can share the web page on social network (http://snipek.com/web) -- forward any message to web@snipek.com

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xux 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Maybe I didn't specify clearly, but it's targeted toward young professional women. So that's around ages 17-29. Checkout their latest issue[1]. It's heavily editorialized and obviously appeal to a very specific audience. Not my cup of tea but a lot of people enjoy it.

http://www.theskimm.com/2014/03/31/skimm-for-april-1st-2

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biesnecker 3 hours ago 1 reply      
SMS must be a bigger platform than email, no?
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jiggy2011 3 hours ago 1 reply      
Is it really that strange an idea to build a startup focused on email? Sendgrid, mailchimp etc seem to do fine. Not to mention the various tools and services for email migration, backup, hosting etc.

If anything email seems like a much safer bet than building something for twitter, considering the number of businesses that rely on it and the fact that you're less likely to be screwed over by some policy decision.

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p_ngu 1 hour ago 0 replies      
I run a similar service over at The Daily Water Cooler http://www.the-dwc.co/ so I definitely agree with your line of thinking regarding email as one of the most easily accessible platforms.

My service might be closer to Dave Pell's NextDraft or a more general Term Sheet by Dan Primack though because it's really just me curating the content so I generally add more personal flavor and don't really have an algorithm to help source the content.

Kind of curious where TheSkimm goes though. They got some nice funding recently from Homebrew but clearly are aiming to be more than just a newsletter. They also used to be more young professional woman-centric, but have started to slowly downplay that.

I gotta wonder though, why the Ivy League focus?

Anyway, good luck with the venture! Happy to see more people informed about the news.

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timrosenblatt 3 hours ago 2 replies      
Have you seen http://nuzzel.com/ ? It's another one that sends links out with daily updates.
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betadreamer 1 hour ago 0 replies      
subscribed! I think its a good idea. Its like in the old days when my dad looks at the newspaper everyday. Instead i don't look at the newspapers, i read emails.
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vivekpreddy 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Jason Calacanis has his Launch Ticker (http://launch.co/) that sends a couple emails per day with summaries of the day's top tech news. It's now a subscription only service, but it definitely cuts the time I spend looking for Tech News.

Not 100% sure, but I think he's launching Inside.com that may have a similar take...

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tgeorge 3 hours ago 2 replies      
I've subscribed to designboom for emailhttp://www.designboom.com/

Kinda wish hackaday had one. Btw what's with the countdown?

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califsp484 2 hours ago 0 replies      
This reminds me of a service that I used in the past, called Evening Edition (http://evening-edition.com/). Thank you for bringing back a service where I can receive a daily digest of today's news. Combined with SaneBox or Unroll.me, your daily email helps to raise the value of the few e-mails that make it to my inbox.
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teemo_cute 2 hours ago 0 replies      
That's what elite marketers have been telling us for years. The problem is many people are attracted to bells and whistles that is without substance. In the end it's all about the content of the message; the messenger would soon be forgotten (or be a lot less relevant, at least).
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unicornporn 1 hour ago 0 replies      
I'm afraid I stopped reading when he called email a platform.
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What I learned about stop and frisk from watching my black son theatlantic.com
8 points by yogi123  45 minutes ago   discuss
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Israel to be the first country to implement Elon Musk's Hyperloop geektime.com
4 points by ilhackernews  27 minutes ago   2 comments top 2
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Aqueous 6 minutes ago 0 replies      
Probably April fools. But it's a testament to Elon Musk's gifts that I actually thought it was plausible until about halfway down the page.
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pedalpete 7 minutes ago 0 replies      
I'm guessing this is an April Fools joke. Why put a hyperloop in one of the smallest countries in the world, and make a 50 minute trip into 8?
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How does distance affect acquisitions? sansovi.ch
17 points by drewvolpe  3 hours ago   5 comments top 4
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lmkg 52 minutes ago 0 replies      
Before making conclusions, this graph needs to be controlled for at least one outside factor: the overall geographic distribution of companies.

If one were to take the complete bipartite graph of [All Startups, All Fortune 500s] and plot the distances between connected vertices, I would not be surprised to find a distribution graph similar to the one shown above. Most companies are in population centers, and most population centers are on the coasts.

I have no reason to doubt that the subset of that graph that contains acquisition relationships is, in fact, more heavily skewed towards proximity. But, that is currently a conjecture, and the data does not support the conclusion (although it does not disprove it, which is something).

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jmathai 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Distance/proximity is, from my experience, one of the largest factors you can control for your startup. Not specifically for acquisitions but also for sales (if you're B2B).

I've done two startups in the same space. The first was located in Cincinnati, OH and my current one in SV. They are frighteningly similar though the space has changed dramatically.

It depends on your market to know where the optimal location is for fostering relationships. Hint: it's not always SV (though it often is).

You hear it time and time again that relationships happen very serendipitously. And by serendipitously I mean you meet someone in a coffee shop that will later introduce you to someone that changes the course of your start-up forever.

The depth of the network in SV is extremely deep. My experience in Cincinnati (albiet 8 years ago) was that it wasn't as serendipitous and it wasn't nearly as deep. Things may have changed and in places like NYC it might actually be similar to SV.

My $.02 is that relationships are critical. Making location equally critical.

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kapilkale 2 hours ago 1 reply      
This is interesting, but I'd love to see an analysis that proves some sort of treatment effect of colocation.

Zynga has acquired 20+ companies on crunchbase. Is Zynga biased towards acquiring companies in the bay area, or are companies that Zynga would be inclined to acquire mostly located in the bay area anyway? Or is it that bay area startups tend to perform better / receive more funding than their non-bay counterparts?

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michaelochurch 2 hours ago 0 replies      
One thing that is really hurting tech (as we see, in the distribution of capital and acquisitions) is placism. It's not good for the advantaged places (San Francisco and possibly New York) nor for the 99% of the country that's losing out.

VCs (the only investors in this game, sadly, because bank loans require personal liability, precluding anything that has any real risk) assume that if you're not in the Bay Area, you're not serious because "all the talent" wants to be there. It causes a vicious cycle. You hear a lot of murmuring about second- or third-tier hubs picking up when, in reality, things are probably the most skewed they've ever been.

It's not healthy for all the innovation to be allowed only in one area. The real investors (the people with the money) don't care where their money is spend as long as it makes a profit. But we have a system that forces people to compete for scarce space in what has become a congested and hideously overpriced part of the country... even though rent and living costs exert a gigantic drag on new business formation.

The only people who win under placism are VCs, big-city landlords, and HR departments (because they can look at a resume and evaluate it based on geography).

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Zikes 1 hour ago 0 replies      
In the comparison charts they line up their prepackaged servers with Amazon's and then compare price differences, often coming in lower than AWS. In one paragraph they make a note of this:

    Note that configuration parameters for Azure instances     and AWS instances are not necessarily a perfect match,     e.g. Azure A5 instance provides similar compute power     with slightly less memory (Azure 14 GB RAM vs. AWS     17 GB RAM).
That's a ~17.6% difference, which is not so slight.

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npaquin 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Oh.
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Microsoft Names Scott Guthrie as Permanent Enterprise Chief recode.net
72 points by louthy  8 hours ago   42 comments top 7
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keithwarren 6 hours ago 4 replies      
For those of you who don't know, Scott is really the driving force behind Microsoft's embrace of open source. The opening of ASP.NET, the .NET Framework and countless other techs would not have happened without his push.

On top of all that, he is a coder at heart and still deeply in touch with the community. You can email him directly and usually get a response within hours which is astonishing given his role and responsibilities.

This is a win for coders everywhere, regardless of your position on Microsoft and how you feel about them in general - ScottGu is one of the great guys pushing technology forward and has a serious increase in firepower every time he moves up the ladder at Microsoft. This position is tantamount to 'head of all things developer' at Microsoft.

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smortaz 3 hours ago 0 replies      
+1. he's been extremely supportive of our Python & node.js efforts in visual studio. a while back i gave him a demo of PTVS and he strongly encouraged & supported us in putting Python on Azure. it was the renaissance of Python at microsoft in a way.

http://pytools.codeplex.com

http://nodejstools.codeplex.com

https://github.com/WindowsAzure/azure-sdk-for-python

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mathattack 3 hours ago 0 replies      
This seems like a continuation of promoting people who are very in touch with programming, and what needs to be done internally to make things happen at Microsoft. Good first promotion by the new CEO!
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awestley 7 hours ago 4 replies      
That is great new. Good for him. I don't do much work with MS anymore but in the past I always followed Scott's blog. I am excited to see Microsoft moving in the right direction. Hell, I'm glad to see Microsoft moving in any direction. They have been stale and dormant for too long.
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lukasm 7 hours ago 1 reply      
"Permanent Enterprise Chief" what does it mean? tenure?
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ianstallings 6 hours ago 0 replies      
"ScottGu" is always on the forefront of keeping MS relevant and making sure they push forward. We need more like him.
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beauzero 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Scott Guthrie...hmmm. This seems significant.
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Ask HN: Who is hiring? (April 2014)
237 points by whoishiring  8 hours ago   331 comments top 253
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joelgascoigne 8 hours ago 10 replies      
Hey everyone, hope your April is off to a killer start!

Like in last month's Who is hiring I wanted to share all our numbers for complete transparency. March just came to a close and Buffer stands at 1.4M total users served by a small 21 person team spread across 14 cities and 5 continents. 130,000 of our users are actively using the product each month. We generated $350,000 in March, and we have $580,000 in the bank. The average salary at the company is $98,000 and our total funding to date is $450,000 which we raised in December 2011, for which we gave up 14% of the company. I'm sharing all of this because one of the highest values we have at Buffer is to be fully transparent, and I'd love for you to be part of the incredible journey we've embarked upon.

At 16% month over month revenue growth on average in the last 6 months, we're seeing increasing demand to build out the product further and help our fast-growing customer base with all their social media problems. To achieve this, we'd love your help with some interesting engineering challenges.Do any of these areas stand out for you? I'd really love to hear from you:

    - Reliability Hacker (we're sending 450,000 posts to      social networks every day, our architecture is still      not ideal)    - Android Lead (our Android app has half a million      downloads but currently no full-time developer!)    - iOS Hacker (our favorite people who use Buffer are      all crying out for an iPad app)    - Growth Hacker (our landing page conversion is at 7%,      we'd love your help improving it and many other      metrics)    - Frontend Hacker (last month 130,000 people used      Buffer, we'd love to improve our dashboard interface      and extensions for them)
Some of the tech we work with: PHP, Python, MongoDB, AWS (Elastic Beanstalk, Elasticache, SQS), Backbone.js, Grunt.js, Android, iOS).

    - We're completely open about salary and equity, in      fact here is a spreadsheet of all individual salaries:      https://docs.google.com/a/bufferapp.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgrWVeoG5divdE81a2wzcHYxV1pacWE1UjM3V0w0MUE&usp=drive_web#gid=1.      It's most likely you'd fall into a range of      $85,000-$150,000 and 0.1%-1%.    - We're a fully distributed remote team, and we come      together 3 times a year for super fun retreats.      The last one was in Thailand in December, our next      is Cape Town in April!    - We have a big focus on culture, that's the main thing      we think about when someone joins the team. Here is      our slide deck of values:      http://www.slideshare.net/Bufferapp/buffer-culture-03 
I'll read through emails with our CTO Sunil, I hope yours might be part of that. Send him a quick note at thenexthacker@bufferapp.com. If you'd like you can check out more details about all the areas we need help with at http://jobs.bufferapp.com

I'm excited about the chance to work with you. If you have any questions about our culture, product or journey so far, add a reply to this - I'll be checking throughout the day to get back to you :-)

- Joel (Founder/CEO)

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tptacek 6 hours ago 1 reply      
San Francisco, Mountain View - Matasano and iSEC Partners [WILL RELOCATE]

There are horrors beyond life's edge that we do not suspect, and once in a while man's evil prying calls them just within our range.

Talented tech people seek out jobs with interesting challenges. Different firms, different challenges. Here, a chance to grapple with large-scale payments; there, a purpose-built "big data" storage system; elsewhere, software running on an exotic platform; look hard enough and you may even find custom hardware to tinker with.

Consider a greater challenge: the one lurking in the shadows beneath all the other challenges; a maddening, beautiful challenge that awaits all applications, be they YC startups or giant tech companies, the hunt for which leads through the crevices of the payment processing gateways, the arcane backend of the storage system, and the insane, non-euclidian instruction patterns output by embedded compilers. The discovery of the unknown horrible secrets of our universe, the bending of those secrets to your will, and the billing of clients for PDF documentation of those secrets along with their exploitation steps and mitigation advice.

Matasano and iSEC together comprise one of the largest pure software security firms in the world. Our clients are the best companies --- and most of the largest of them. Our teams include some of the best researchers in the field.

I hire for both firms, our practices interlocked in an unholy embrace. You can read more about our hiring process at http://www.matasano.com/careers. Or, for a more philosophical take, here: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7259845. Put simply: we hire for aptitude, we ignore resumes, we respect and appreciate candidates, and we put real effort finding good fits. iA Cthulhu, iA iA, &c &c. Also, unlimited soda.

You can find out more by mailing <careers at matasano.com>. A human being who knows what they're talking about will talk to you. And I'd like to think we're fun to talk to!

For some of the flavor of what we do, check out https://microcorruption.com/

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michaelhoffman 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre: Postdoctoral fellowships in computational biology and machine learning - http://pmgenomics.ca/hoffmanlab/join/

Toronto, ON

The Hoffman Lab at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, seeks new members for our team. We develop machine learning techniques to better understand chromatin biology. These models and algorithms transform high-dimensional functional genomics data into interpretable patterns and lead to new biological insight. A key focus of the lab is to train a new generation of computational biologists.

We seek postdoctoral fellows for several projects in computational genomics and machine learning. Selected projects include:

1. Integrating epigenomic and sequence data to better understand human gene regulation.

2. Developing deep learning techniques to find novel behavior in multiple functional genomics datasets.

3. Creating models of transcription factor binding that allow us to predict the effects of perturbations.

Required qualifications: Doctorate in computational biology, computer science, electrical engineering, statistics, or physics obtained in the last five years. Submitted papers in genomics or machine learning research. Expertise in Python and Unix environments.

Preferred qualifications: Experience with epigenomics and graphical models. Published papers in peer-reviewed journals or refereed conference proceedings. Expertise in R, C, and C++.

We will consider candidates who need a VISA to work in Canada.

To apply: We will accept applications until the position is filled. Please submit a CV, a PDF of your best paper, and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references to the address at http://pmgenomics.ca/hoffmanlab/join/#postdoc

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nrp 6 hours ago 2 replies      
Oculus VR - http://www.oculusvr.com/company/careers/ - Irvine, CA

We want everyone in the world to experience the impossible. We want your help building the virtual reality hardware and platform that takes people to beautiful new universes. Oculus is up to over 80 people (primarily engineers), and we are expanding quickly. In addition to a huge variety of positions in Irvine, CA, Oculus is looking for software engineers in Dallas, TX and researchers in Seattle, WA. We were recently acquired by Facebook, which gives us the resources to scale to consumer virtual reality.

A few of the positions that are especially important to us right now are:

* Embedded Systems Engineer - Design, prototype, and program the systems going into future virtual reality products.

* Senior Software Engineer - Develop core software products, services, and applications.

* Communications Manager - Define the overall voice and messaging for Oculus.

* Computer Vision Engineer - Research and develop algorithms and software for cutting edge 3D vision applications.

The full set of job listings you can apply to is at http://www.oculusvr.com/company/careers/

We've recently revamped our careers system, so you should apply directly there. You can email me with any questions at nrp@oculusvr.com

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amitt 26 minutes ago 0 replies      
Hi! Were Red Hot Labs from San Francisco and we're looking for a FULL-TIME DEV (authorized already to work in the US, no remote, no interns, thanks!)

We're on a mission to revolutionize how mobile developers harness their data. Our product, still in beta, functions as the central hub for all the services mobile developers already use. By weaving together the data from these disparate services, we gain a comprehensive view of the app and are uniquely positioned to deliver insights and value back to the developer.

This isn't our first trip around the block. Our previous startup was acquired by Zynga and our core technology turned into FarmVille and the rest of Zyngas most successful games. It was a wild ride and now were full steam ahead on a new adventure. We're well backed by folks such as A16Z, Greylock, SVAngel, DCVC, and more.

We're looking for passionate, energetic, highly talented engineers to join our team. By becoming a foundational member of our team you will help shape the direction of our product, company and culture. Were believe in constantly challenging ourselves to learn new things and would love to teach you what we know and learn from you as well.

We want all engineering members of the team to be full-stack engineers and well-rounded individuals. But, we're especially excited about the following engineering profile:

THE ROLE:

  Senior Systems Engineer: You've architected and scaled backend systems to   millions of users.  You've put out every kind of fire and learned a lot in the   process. You understand the tradeoffs of different data stores, server   architectures, and low-level services. 
OUR STACK:

  - Redis, MySQL, Rails for our backend API.  - Mostly AWS with a little bit of Heroku for our hosting.  - AngularJS, jQuery, Underscore, Node.JS with D3 for our dashboard and web apps.  - 3rd party services: Facebook, Mixpanel, Stripe, Mailgun
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Do any of the above profiles sound like you? Send us an email at: jobs@redhotlabs.com

Or, learn a little more about us here: http://www.redhotlabs.com/jobs

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ghiculescu 6 minutes ago 0 replies      
Tanda - https://www.tanda.co/ - Brisbane, Australia (INTERN/REMOTE welcome)

We're eradicating paper timesheets and giving business owners real time insights into:

- staff costs- cash flow- profitability- how good their staff look each morning (think: Snapchat for the workplace)

We're a profitable, fully bootstrapped 5 person team, that's looking to grow quickly. We are always looking for engineers (we use Rails and are building up on iOS and Android too), but right now are specifically looking to expand our sales & BDM team! If your hobbies include convincing eskimos they need more frozen yoghurt, email me directly for more info - alex@tanda.co

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donall 19 minutes ago 0 replies      
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai

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

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

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

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

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rosy720 8 minutes ago 0 replies      
Menlo Park, CA - Full Time Venture Capital Analyst at Canaan Partners

APPLY HERE: http://boards.greenhouse.io/canaanpartners18/jobs/9243#.Uzs0...

Canaan Partners is seeking an analyst who is energetic, passionate about technology, and intellectually curious to join its Menlo Park, CA Information Technology team.

You:

-Are extremely passionate about, excited by, and steeped in technology. Our team covers a broad landscape from mobile apps and social media to enterprise SaaS and datacenter infrastructure (and everything in between). While the firm has a Health Care team, this opening is specifically for the Information Technology team

-Are based in the Bay Area and have a strong network in the startup community

-Have an undergraduate degree from a top university in a technical field: engineering, CS, math, computer science, physical science, or a related field. Strong quantitative and technical chops are very important. If you dont have a technical degree, you must be able to demonstrate how youve gained technical experience

-Have 1-3 years work experience at a startup, in tech banking, or tech management consulting. Candidates should have a good business toolkit and a strong grasp of technology and tech business models

-Have strong interpersonal skills and a creative problem solving style

-Enjoy working in a small team environment

-Willing to articulate opinions on investment decisions and be outspoken if necessary

-This is a particularly exciting time to join a Venture Capital firm. It has never been easier spin up a startup, and there is more data available about markets, trends, and young companies than ever before. Our new analyst will have the opportunity to tackle this mountain of data and design and influence how we use new public data sources and our own proprietary data.

The analyst role is a 2-3 year position that is traditionally followed by business or graduate school or an operational role. Past Canaan analysts have gone on to top b-schools, to start their own companies, or to join tech companies.

The analyst will work with Canaans senior IT investment professionals to assist in:

-Analysis and assessment of markets and competitive landscapes

-Development and management of new data sources

-Due diligence of potential investments

-Development of investment theses

-Preparation of advisory meeting presentations

-Sourcing of new deals

APPLY HERE: http://boards.greenhouse.io/canaanpartners18/jobs/9243#.Uzs0...

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speek 8 hours ago 3 replies      
Weft - http://weft.io - Boston, MA (LOCAL) + San Francisco, CA (LOCAL) + Eastern Europe (REMOTE).

   ===========================   ====== What we do =========   ===========================
We're a logistics visibility platform (read: Waze for Cargo). Weft tracks shipping containers using low-cost hardware to make sure that shipments get to where they're supposed to be on time and intact, saving billions in lost value due to cargo shrink and disrupted supply chains. We take the info we get from the hardware and figure out where the bottlenecks in the supply chain are, predict whether or not a shipment is going to make it to its destination on time, and dynamically reroute/reschedule shipments so that we can optimize the system as a whole. Really neat stuff. We're working on a lot of the things that happen once you have that data, but I can't share much about it here

   ===========================   ===== How we do it ========   ===========================
Web stack -> clojure (immutant) + postgres/cassandra/riak -- we use middleman + enlive (and a bit of hiccup) for templating, meaning that we're pretty flexible about frontend tech.

Algorithms -> a dizzying mixture of oldschool and newschool techniques ;-)

Hardware -> think cell phone on crack (atmel avr xmega, a bunch of sensors, gps, gsm, etc). Working integrated chip in the sub-$5 price point now! Have some pilots running with v1 hw.

   ===========================   ====== And the rest =======   ===========================
We've got some very interesting partners and customers (ranging from telcos to enterprise software providers to regional and international logistics companies). We also have some top tier investors!

Looking for help on mobile, frontend, and data science sides!

I should also probably mention that we have a team with a bunch of industry vets!

If this sounds interesting, please shoot me an email at marc@weft.io!

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frederickcook 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Moveline http://moveline.com - REMOTE or Las Vegas, NV

TLDR: remote workers, full-stack, JS, Node, Angular, Express, Mongo, Holacracy, Golang, Redis, Grunt, Bower, LESS, web + mobile

Moveline is transforming an industry older than the internal combustion engine. We ship every day and play Settlers on Fridays.

Were looking for a solid full-stack engineer who loves Settlers of Catan and remote development.

About Us

- Driven to build software that dramatically improves the customer experience, end-to-end, around moving. Our web product is at the heart of it

- Well-funded by a group of world-class investors and advisors: (angel.co/moveline)

- Our organization is flexible and embraces the Holacracy model of governance. Self-determination is encouraged and self-motivation is essential.

- Have only begun to tackle the problem space. Serious fun and challenges still lie ahead.

- Our stack is primarily MEAN Mongo/Express/Angular/Node with some Golang on the backend. We regularly evaluate new tools and technologies for development advantages and not just because they are new and cool.

About You

- Fluent in Javascript and comfortable jumping between client and server side development

- Passionate about code, development practices, and maintainable solutions and want to work with others who are similarly so. You cant sleep at night knowing something is not DRY and unit-tested

- Architected and developed end-to-end products that are currently running business applications in a production environment

- Energized when working closely with others on a small team

- Want to build stuff that solves real human problems

- Can explain the differences, chemical and philosophical, between a lager and an IPA

- Dont care if the moving industry isnt sexy

- Would rather make money than make the front page of TechCrunch (though we do that too)

Compensation

Market salary and meaningful equity is available. Were primarily a remote engineering team, with the company (ops, marketing, customer service) based in Las Vegas in the heart of Tony Hsiehs Downtown Project. Hackers in Vegas or remote in the US welcome. Full Time or Contract-to-Hire only please. No freelancers or recruiters need apply.

MENTION HACKER NEWS WHEN APPLYING

https://www.moveline.com/careers

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elmuchoprez 8 hours ago 3 replies      
Detroit-based start-up (funded, stable, paying competitive salaries) looking for experienced Magento developers.

Chalkfly.com is looking for an amazing, experienced, OO PHP developer with deep Magento experience to join our fast-growing, first-rate development team. As a software developer, you would responsible for end-to-end product development, from architecture, to development, to rollout. You must be comfortable participating in design and code reviews, as well as delivering accurate estimates, providing regular development progress feedback and consistently meeting project deadlines. Our developers are effective at explaining complex ideas and concepts to non-technical team members.

This is a full time position that would work out of our downtown Detroit office. Occasional telecommuting (like one day a week) is on the table, but we really need people who can be in the office most of the time.

Here's our stats:

    Company size: 19    Current dev team size: 5 (and hiring as fast as we can find good people)    Stack: LAMP    Version Control: Git    Bug Tracking: Github Issues    Project Management: Basecamp    Mac or PC: Dealer's choice. We currently have 2 devs on mac and 1 on PC.    Office style: Open floor plan, collaborative working environment, very casual.    Dev methodologies: We borrow elements of various frameworks, but in general we work in monthly sprint cycles, daily stand-ups, weekly overview meetings.    Hours: The dev team likes to have people here by 10am most days.
A word about Detroit: The city gets a lot of bad press. It might not look like an attractive option to people who are considering offers from NY or CA, but I would really encourage people to at least take a look. We're in a building with about 20 other tech start-ups who have all received funding. There is serious investment happening in the city right now. Two months ago I looked up and Warren Buffet (completely unannounced) was 10 feet away from my desk (he's partnering on several projects in the city). We sit right across from the Detroit Twitter office. We're on the same block as the Detroit Google office. Comerica Park, where the Detroit Tigers play, is 100 yards from our office. Ford Field, where the Lions play, is another about 300 yards away. The part of the city we're in is clean and safe with newly built downtown living alternatives. All I'm saying is: give it a look.

If you're interested in finding out more, shoot me an email at evan@chalkfly.com.

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spicyj 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Khaaaaan! Academy Mountain View, CA (we also love interns, and remote is a possibility)

We're a small, non-profit tech startup trying to give a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

Here's a testimonial we received this week:

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Two year ago, I would never have imagined that any 13-year-old could be in Calculus BC. Today, I am 13 and wrapping up my second semester of it, and with an A+, too, thanks largely in part to this site. Sal, I would say you are the best teacher I ever had. Teachers in school just don't seem to have the time or, in some cases, even the knowledge to pay as much attention as you do to the actual intuition of the material being taught. How am I supposed to understand a theorem if I don't know where it came from, why it works, or even what it really means? Khan Academy also seems to explain everything in a very easy to understand, and even fun, manor. You make calculus almost as easy as simple arithmetic. Anyway, thank you very much.

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Every month we get hundreds of letters like this from people in all walks of life who're thankful for our free, high-quality educational content.

Most of you reading this are familiar with Sal's videos, but we also have hundreds of videos by other teachers, partnerships with organizations like MoMA and the California Academy of Sciences, and a huge library of interactive exercises. Over 20 million math problems are done every week on our site.

And now we're doing a big mobile push. Around 20% of our traffic comes from phones and tablets. We're totally overhauling our iOS app and we now need a great mobile designer. (We've got some good leads for good devs already, but if you're a dev please do apply too.)

We need a great mobile designer, one who lives and breathes mobile and really understands what works and what doesn't. If you join us now, you can be a major influence on an app that is guaranteed to have millions of users. We have loads of high-quality educational content just waiting to be shared within a great product. We have partnerships lined up around the block to promote your work. We just need you.

You'll be part of a small team working alongside both "celebrity" devs (like jQuery creator John Resig and Google's first employee Craig Silverstein) and many more who you haven't heard of but who are also really awesome.

Apply at https://www.khanacademy.org/careers and be sure to mention that you're coming from HN. Feel free to email me at alpert+HN@khanacademy.org if you have questions about applying or about KA in general. Unfortunately we can't sponsor visas right now unless you're from Canada, Australia, or Mexico.

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Ovid 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Search scientist. Amsterdam. Relocation and Visa provided. And I mean real search scientist, not just someone who put together Solr that one time.

We have a client who has a fantastic position which has opened up. Theyre searching for you because youll be searching for them: they need an expert search engine/data mining specialist and very few people can fill this role.

Youll have several years of experience with search engines and (preferably) e-commerce, a proven capability to mine data and a Masters or Doctorate in Statistics, Math, AI, Computer Science or a comparable background. This isnt for someone whos just set up Elasticsearch, Solr, or some other search engine (though that helps). Its for someone who can mine the data of customer searches and provably demonstrate they can create better search results for customers. You wont be waiting for tasks to do: youll be deciding the tasks and how to do them.

How do you exclude a location 500 meters away from the one a customer is searching for but its across an international boundary or a river with no bridge? How do you do that in a performant manner? Or maybe searches in different languages should be treated differently based on cultural preferences? And do different categories of customers have different search needs? How would they be categorized and how would different search results impact them? Or maybe you can demonstrate that the above wouldnt impact sales and you have a better solution?

The possibilities are endless and the position itself is very high level within the company. Theyre offering a generous salary, an awesome work/life balance, a generous vacation package and a catch: you have to let them pay to relocate your household (even rats, if you want to) to the heart of Amsterdam, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. If youre going to be sitting down sketching out how to group customers using adaptive resonance theory, wouldnt it be lovely to do that while sipping a Grolsh, eating bitterballen, next to a beautiful Dutch canal?

And with 26 days of vacation and 9 public holidays, youll have seven weeks off a year to enjoy. Take a relaxing two-week road trip across Europe and return to work with several weeks of holiday left.

Given the extremely high level of expertise needed for this role, our client realizes that the few people who are both capable and willing to accept this role will need a relocation package. And if you have a family, our client will take care of them, too. Have special relocation requirements? As long as you are willing to work in Amsterdam, bring them up and the company will see what they can do. On top of that, youll probably qualify for something called the 30% ruling. This is a law passed by the Dutch government to attract top experts like you. When you qualify, youll be taxed on only 70% of your salary. The other 30% will be handed to you tax-free, effectively giving you a huge pay rise on top of an already generous salary.

This is a high level position in the company and youll be given a lot of autonomy to make things happen. Further, the success criteria for the job are extremely clear and youll be given all the tools you need to directly measure your success. The exact nature of the role can potentially be tailored to meet your personal preferences.

The work environment is laid-back, English is the working language, and youll be working with other expats with a sense of adventure. Amsterdam is a friendly, low-crime city and almost everyone speaks English fluently, but if you want Dutch lessons, our client will help. Heck, if you have other requirements, bring them and get them on the table. For the right candidate, everythings open to discussion.

If this sounds interesting and you want more information, contact us at jobs@allaroundtheworld.fr.

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dave1010uk 1 hour ago 0 replies      

    Senior PHP Engineer    We Are Base    Bournemouth, United Kingdom    Full time, in house 
A bit about the role

This is a genuine opportunity to work alongside talented people to innovate and build digital services that make a difference to people every day, including an exciting product spin out. Working in an increasingly connected life, the role looks a little something like this:

1st class engineer

You will be used to working as part of an unsilod production team, where designers work alongside developers, in agile sprints where theyre useful. Your main skill set is writing PHP but you may have experience with other languages (like JavaScript/Node.js, Go, Objective C or Java) that has influenced how you code. Youll be familiar with PHP frameworks, such as Symfony, Laravel, Aura & Zend, and building on top of content management systems, such as WordPress. Youll be comfortable with object orientated design patterns, unit testing, APIs & databases. Every pony at Base is capable of more than one trick. Youll have an understanding of usability and how that works with functionality

Data hungry

Youll have a keen interest in datasets, with good skills in filtering the signals from the noise. Youll have an eye to the future and know that tracking something now will make for way more interesting times later. Youll be comfortable integrating 3rd party systems through APIs youve helped architect.

Open all hours

Youll have a keen interest in the way openness in technology (and in particular open data) can change things. And youll have ideas that mash one set with another, whether youve realised them yet or not. Our developers come up with projects for our clients, rarely the other way round.

Solver of riddles

You wont know the answer to every question that comes your way, but youll be someone who knows how to hunt it down. This job isnt forensic science, but being able to piece the jigsaw back together and crack the nut is your daily bread. Inquisitive by nature you, like us, want to understand what makes things tick to make them better.

Getting shit done

Youll understand technical debt and be acutely aware that most pieces of code arent perfect, but youll be good at balancing the need to do something beautifully and the need to do it fast, including both where you can. Youll regularly use Git, bash scripting and Sass, or similar, because of what they bring to the table.

Commercially aware

You will be able to develop a genuine understanding of our client businesses, allowing you to identify opportunities for and with them. The best developers understand the end goal, not just their role in a project. Youll be able to think commercially about the client business, as well as deliver work that doesnt fall over as its user base scales. Youll be expected to apply innovation to solve challenges, remembering that the best solutions are often beautiful in their simplicity.

Keen eye, tuned ear

An eye for detail and a high standard of output is important to the success of the role. Weve developed a code standard that gives us a bar to reach for. Youll play a part in developing and guiding it as we grow. Youll know that most project budgets dont allow interface designers to cover every inch of an application, so youre good at communicating with them and finding ways to smartly join the dots with a minimum of fuss.

Security and speed

Youll be hot on security too. The one thing that no one sees, until it goes to the wall. Then everyone knows about it. Youll know how to react when an overseas friend tries to gain access to one of your servers from your years of ethical hacking. Creating applications that are quick is fundamental to the role too. An understanding of devices, connections and optimisation is key to delivering the quality were after. But then you already know that.

About We Are Base

We're a digital service design company that builds user-centred digital services for businesses, using data they already have.

We help our clients realise opportunities by transforming their data into something new and valuable.Clients include Timex, Garmin and Nottingham City Transport.

At Base you will be part of a team of makers and doers, working across a variety of projects and clients. Were agile, but not dogmatic about it. Our process evolves to suit our needs.

We value and support CPD, actively seeking clients with a like-minded desire to push boundaries, providing you with an opportunity to build your experience and skills.

We practice a sustainable pace, recognising that we each have lives and families outside of work. Late nights and > 40 hour weeks are rare by design.

http://wearebase.com/hiring

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gdb 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Stripe. We're hiring engineers in San Francisco and remotely within US timezones. INTERN, REMOTE, H1B all welcome.

See [1] for an overview of what challenges we're working on, or check out [2] for a description of our interview process. You can apply by emailing me directly at gdb@stripe.com. Make sure to include some background on who you are as a programmer at the very least, what motivates you, what kinds of things you like to build, and (if available) a code sample that's representative of your best work.

Also feel free to ping me if you're thinking about applying but have any questions!

[1] http://www.quora.com/Stripe-company/What-engineering-problem...

[2] http://www.quora.com/Stripe-company/What-is-the-engineering-...

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courtewing 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Engine Yard - Fulltime, REMOTE

Frontend Engineer

We're one of the oldest PaaS's out there, with support for PHP/Ruby/Java/node.js and both AWS and Azure. Earlier this year we launched a brand new user experience from the ground-up -- a new website and a completely new client-side interface. As a Frontend Engineer, you'd be working primarily on the latter.

The UI is written using angular.js served up by a lightweight node.js api proxy server. We use mocha/selenium web driver for our tests and only accept green builds via travis to be merged to master. Through our "eybot" on slackhq, we deploy stable code to production multiple times a day.

The UX engineering team at Engine Yard consists of 3 UI designers and 4 engineers (including myself). We're spread out across 8 timezones (Dublin through San Francisco), so experience working in a distributed team is key.

You'll get:

    * Competitive salary    * Full medical, dental and vision benefits    * 25 paid days off per year    * 401(k)    * We take care of your phone bill    * Paid travel to conferences
Must haves:

    * A passion for writing great software to solve real problems for real people    * Demonstrated experience building complex client-side applications in      JavaScript, preferably with angular.js    * Experience working in a distributed team    * The strong belief that a feature isn't finished until it's tested and, where      appropriate, documented    * A fantastic sense of sarcasm    * Ability to travel occasionally (at least once or twice a year)    * Somewhere between UTC and UTC-8
Great to have:

    * Thorough understanding of git    * Experience building REST apis    * Experience with multiple languages (and an understanding of their tradeoffs)    * Previously worked at a startup
If you're interested, shoot me your info at cewing@engineyard.com.

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krg 7 hours ago 0 replies      
TechEmpower - Los Angeles area, California (El Segundo, near LAX)

You may recognize us from the Web Framework Benchmarks that have been discussed on HN periodically: http://www.techempower.com/benchmarks/(We're working on getting Round 9 out as soon as possible--we swear!)

Here's the job:

TechEmpower, a small custom software development firm located in El Segundo, seeks developers with good object-oriented experience, preferably in Java, JavaScript, Python, and/or Ruby. We specialize in web application development but look for well-rounded application developers. If you are a solid programmer and a team player, this is an opportunity for you. Even if you don't have experience with everything listed in this ad, we offer excellent learning opportunities for those who are eager to expand their skill sets.Job Responsibilities

Working in small development teams, programmers participate in the architecture, design, and implementation of primarily Java, JavaScript, Python, C#, Ruby, and PHP code to meet client requirements for robust, high-performance, and secure sites and applications. Developers get exposure to several client projects and a variety of technologies over time.Job Qualifications

In addition to overall programming capability, candidates must have experience working on collaborative development teams and very strong communication skills. While we employ and enjoy the company of extroverts and introverts alike, we reiterate that the ability to communicate clearly is a must-have for our technical staff. That means writing professional e-mails and interpreting the nuances of clients' requirements by asking good questions, for example.

We work hard to estimate projects accurately so that schedules are reasonable and developers work a normal amount of hours per week. We rely on developers to contribute to those estimates and provide feedback as a project goes along to keep things on track.

Ideal candidates will have experience building all facets of software systems including the data model, business logic, and front-end. 3+ years of object-oriented design and development in Java, JavaScript, Python, or Ruby is desired. On the front-end, HTML 5 and CSS experience is required.

Knowledge of some or all of the following specific tools and technologies is a plus:

    Languages: Java, JavaScript, Python, C#, Ruby, PHP    Tools: Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Hudson, etc.), static code analysis (Sonar, etc.), Eclipse, IntelliJ, Ant, Maven    Web: vert.x, Play, Spring, Django, Rails, node.js, JSP, Servlets, jQuery, etc.    Mobile: iOS, Android, PhoneGap, jQuery Mobile or similar    Hosting: AWS (EC2, RDS, etc.), cloud servers, Linux configuration, application servers (Resin, etc.)    Data Persistence: ORM (Hibernate, etc.), MySQL, Postgres, MS SQL Server, Oracle, NoSQL (CouchDB, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.) 
We like technical people who are not afraid to have strong opinions about technology but simultaneously keep an open mind and are flexible enough to work with whatever technology the task at hand requires.

That said, we're mostly looking for great developers who are great to work with. If you don't have experience with everything listed above (and who does?) but are still a solid developer eager to learn new things, you might be a great fit here.

Please apply here: http://jobs.techempower.com/hn

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hglaser 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Periscope -- San Francisco -- User Experience Designer

Periscope is a data analysis tool that uses pre-emptive in-memory caching and statistical sampling to run data analyses really, really fast.

The slick UI and impressive backend speed sell the product, but the most important feature is the way the user experience encourages sharing and collaboration on charts and dashboards. Periscope spreads data throughout an organization, eventually instigating a culture change that makes the company more data-driven.

One customer recently said of Periscope: "It moved our data out of a closet and into a storefront."

We're hiring our first user experience designer, who will own this experience.

About You

   - You love the way that great user experience design enables users and makes them feel powerful within the product.   - You have great respect for how the little details impact user behavior and happiness.   - You understand that execution speed is a feature, and are comfortable with tradeoffs and making calls on the fly.   - You have a demonstrated track record of shipping designs in modern web or mobile apps.
About Us

   - We're a team of 4 ex-Google and Microsoft PMs and engineers with venture funding, paying customers, and a spacious loft apartment in SF to work out of.   - We consider our design that enables frictionless sharing and collaboration to be our most important feature.   - We strongly favor rapid shipping over endless review and iteration.   - We have close relationships with our customers. We see customers several times a month, and email with them several times a week.
Reach out to me (Harry, co-founder & CEO) at harry@periscope.io

More info: https://www.periscope.io/user-experience-designerUs: https://www.periscope.io

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adamwk 14 minutes ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, SOMA

Social Print Studio http://socialprintstudio.com

We're looking for a full stack engineer to join our 26 person, fully bootstrapped company. Our core products are Print Studio and Printstagram, services designed for the next generation of photo printing. We're a fast growing, profitable, and sustainable business with over 200k paying customers to date.

We work with Scala, Ruby, Go, PostgresSql primarily in our backend services. Hopefully you'll be into some of those but we also would like someone who would help out on Front End projects from time to time.

This is an opportunity for individuals interested in working with a small team on a variety of systems.

If you're interested, check out our sites and send me an email, adam@sps.io.

No ninjas or rockstars, and we can promise we'll never hire a "Growth Hacker" either.

Pirates ok.

- Adam

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adambratt 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Benzinga -- is getting massive amounts of new traffic and we need a Drupal developer, a front end dev, and a Django dev to help us handle all the new visitors either REMOTE or local full-time in Detroit, MI.

   Quick Stats       Customers include TD Ameritrade, Microsoft, Yahoo       20 million+ monthly readers       1000s of subscribers to our private Marketfy investor communities       Accelerated growth rate
We're a financial media company, a poor man's - lest we say everyday man's - Bloomberg competitor, and a financial product SaaS all forged together into a powerful trident that is attacking the high seas of Wall Street in a relentless pursuit of transparency.

And conquer we shall! We've grown 100% quarter over quarter all last year and another 100% just in the last month. Our team has surged to 30+ people and the waves of revenue washed together to form a rushing roar with just one of our products going from nothing to $200k/month in under a year.

Being a media company we find our way into all kinds of cool stuff. Our office is furnished with things like a $3000 high-end bed that was sent to us to review. We got to talk to and get pictures with Warren Buffett and Lloyd Blankfein (CEO of Goldman Sachs) when they came to Detroit.

But, you interject, finance is one of the toughest startup seas to sail upon! The old boys club runs an ironclad ship with no visible decks for boarding. Avast! We've built a battering ram of a business in just a few short years that has pummeled its way deep into the heart of Wall Street. Old Ironsides has warmed itself to Benzinga and once a taste the thirst cannot be quenched.

We've recently became Microsoft's premier finance partner alongside 3 other companies, all worth over a billion dollars and established for years. As of this Christmas we were installed by default on 500 million desktops and tablets via Windows 8 Finance. No download necessary. That's right mateys, we're in the source code.

And if you happen to trade or invest yourself you'll find us inside almost all of the major brokerages in the US.

So, where do you fit in this rigging, you swashbuckling scalawag? Well, our team is crazy ambitious, motivated, and experienced with shaking shit up. If you know your tech, and want on deck this is the place to do it. Your exact technical background and language of choice doesn't matter as much as your motivation and your ability to adapt quickly. We are a young team and we're especially looking for sailors who've got some salt in their whiskers who can help us scale from millions to hundreds of millions.

Why be a ninja when you can be a pirate? This ship is forging a new course, send an email to dev-us@benzinga.com to board!

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phamilton 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Location: San Francisco or Palo Alto, INTERN or full time

BrightRoll (http://www.brightroll.com) is looking for all kinds of engineers, especially server side hackers to work on composing internal services into public, REST APIs (we take the Fielding dissertation seriously). We value functional programming, distributed systems, fault tolerance and high availability, backed by all kinds of languages and persistence schemes. We are serious about scala, erlang/elixir, ruby, node, and store stuff in SQL, nosql, and sometimes in plain old files.

Our culture is one of uncompromising transparency and GSD (the good kind of GSD, where anything that blocks us from getting stuff done is prioritized). We value risk taking, learning from failure, provide superb compensation and benefits, as well as having a laid back office culture (I personally practice Hammock Driven Development fairly regularly).

Feel free to apply via the web site, and let us know hacker news sent you, or contact me directly (phamilton at brightroll dot com). Thanks!

See http://newton.newtonsoftware.com/career/JobIntroduction.acti...

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arohner 8 hours ago 0 replies      
CircleCI (https://circleci.com/jobs) - SF or REMOTE fulltime (in the US)

At CircleCI we're building the next generation of developer automation: amazing Continuous Integration and Deployment. We have traction and revenue and funding and great customers. Our customers love us, because we move quickly, build great things, and provide amazing support. Everyone talks to customers a lot.

We're still a small team, so you'll have a large impact on company culture. We're highly influenced by Valve's Employee handbook, and have as flat a structure as we can. We're looking for frontend engineers (JS), designers (must be able to HTML+CSS), and backend engineers (Clojure). Being a mix of those is of course welcome! We lean towards senior experienced engineers, or junior engineers who can display great talent.

We're also looking for engineers for Developer Success and Developer Awareness positions. Since we have an incredibly technical product, and selling directly to developers, the dev-awareness positions (think marketing, but much more dev-oriented: dev evangelism, writing interesting blogs, CRO, analytics, etc - think a patio11-style engineer) require significant development experience. Dev-success positions are a good fit for engineers who like working with people and building relationships with customers.

Check out our jobs page at https://circleci.com/jobs.

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nickpinkston 4 hours ago 0 replies      
http://Plethora.io , San Francisco: Building the robotic factory of the future to make hardware as easy as software.

+ Funding: Seed VC, led by Founders Fund, round oversubscribed, others still trying to give us money.

+ Team: 8 full-time engineers in full build mode - growing quickly

+ Progress:

-- Closed Funding: Oct. 2013

-- Opened Pilot Factory: Jan. 2014

-- Generating revenue from manufacturing operations

-- Made many key hires in comp. geo. / math core team

-- CAD plug-ins in private beta w/ large pre-sales list

+ Jobs - Link: https://angel.co/plethora/jobs

Positions:

1.) Mathy programmers to solve computational geometry problems in automated manufacturing: CAD/CAM, feature-detection, path planning, geometric/physics simulations, etc.

2.) Developer for C# Dev Tools for CAD plug-in team: automated build/testing systems over multiple large software systems and OS's.

Benefits:

-- Competitive Salaries

-- Generous Equity: 0.25-2%

-- Great Healthcare/Dental

-- Free Maker Classes: CNC milling, welding, PCB design, etc.

-- Free TechShop Membership

-- Free Personal Project Build Money

+ We've already sponsored one H1-B VISA and happy to do more. WILL RELOCATE as well.

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ejdyksen 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Mutually Human - Grand Rapids, Michigan

http://www.mutuallyhuman.com/

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We are a small team passionate about making people's lives better through software. We're currently looking for full-time software developers and designers.

A little bit about us:

  - We write custom software of all shapes and sizes for clients all over the US.  - Though everyone here is fluent in Ruby, we don't artificially limit ourselves.    Recently, I've worked with Objective-C, Backbone.js (inside PhoneGap),    Angular.js, QT and of course Ruby.  - We practice a sustainable pace. We recognize that we each have lives,    activities, and families outside of work. Late nights and > 40 hour weeks are    rare by design.  - We're agile, but not dogmatic about it. Our process evolves to suit our needs.  - We offer competitive salaries, health/vision/dental insurance, quarterly profit    sharing, retirement + match, weekly catered lunches, and a top-floor office    with snacks, guitars, and your choice of standing or sitting desks.  - We run a makerspace in our building (http://grmakers.com), which gives us    access to lots of cool tools and machines.
A little bit about Grand Rapids:

  - 2.5 hours from Chicago and Detroit, less than an hour to the beach.  - Lots of great beer. Founders Brewery (a mile from our office) has 3 beers in    the Beer Advocate top 15. HopCat is a World Class bar on BA.    Just look here: http://beeradvocate.com/beerfly/city/43  - If youre renting anything larger than a breadbox in the Bay Area or NYC,    you can afford a house here. I bought a nice house with a mortgage payment    30% lower than the rent of my 1 bedroom apartment in Mountain View.  - A growing technology and startup community.
A little bit about you:

  - You love making software, and you have a few years of experience doing it.  - You learn new stuff quickly. Youve used a lot of technologies, but youre not    afraid to use more. It would be nice if you use and love Ruby, but not required.  - You believe software is written for humans, not computers.  - You want to come into work every day and enjoy the people you work with.
I'm a software craftsman on this awesome team. If you're interested, get in touch with me:

ej@mutuallyhuman.com

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ljf 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Gamesys - London UK

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Good morning, Hacker News! Gamesys is hiring across the entire business.

Weve been around since 2001, and have quietly grown to more than 900 people in 7 locations worldwide, with our headquarters in London, United Kinfdom. Were one of the worlds most successful online entertainment businesses, with total wagering across all our games exceeding $6.4 billion in 2012.

Facebook chose us as the first company to launch a cash gaming application on their platform, and our latest success story is the hugely popular multiplayer adventure game Here Be Monsters.

2014 is set to be a great year. Weve partnered with Tropicana Casinos and Caesars Palace, and recently acquired the Virgin Games brand.

Were a big company with a strong focus on our Developers, who make up well over half of the workforce. Whichever team you join we follow an AGILE methodology, and there are lots of different projects to keep you interested. We launch a new game somewhere in our empire every 2 weeks, so there is always something to do!

If youre interested, please send your CV to liam.ford@gamesys.co.uk and I'll pass it on to the team.

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Games Developers with experience developing games for mobile or the web. Youll need to have worked with either Lua, AS3 or JavaScript and be comfortable switching between scripting languages. Eclipse and Intellij IDEs are also essential, as is a thorough grounding in OOP best practice.

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Flash Developers who are comfortable building games, promotional tools or landing pages. Youll be a master with Flash ActionScript 3, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS as well as design packages like Photoshop or Illustrator. MVC like robot legs or pureMVC are also a must-have.

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Java Developer (Poker & Games Platform) is one of our critical roles. The team are re-architecting our Poker & Games Platforms to modernise some legacy systems, and we need plenty of new breed OO Java developers who are focused on the server-side with a thorough understanding of message driven architecture. Experience with MongoDB, Neo4j, Hazelcast or ActiveMQ would help.

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Java Developer (Core Platform) to work on the re-architecting project from a different angle. The Core Platform is a high-volume distributed system, managing up to 140,000 transactions per second at peak times. Core Java, Hadoop and NoSQL are all essential.

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Java Developer (Third Party Integration) is a great role for a junior Java Developer looking for a role where they can keep adding new skills. Youll need experience with RESTful APIs and caching technologies like Memcache or Ehcache and Persistent Disks.

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Software Build Engineers who can manage and troubleshoot our virtual environments. Were looking to introduce some automation to our systems, and need hands-on engineers who can use Puppet, Bamboo, Nexus and Git.

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Datawarehouse Developers to fit into one of our strongest teams. Youll have SQL or Oracle DB skills, and will be working with the IBM DB2 data warehousing suite. Very strong SQL skills and experience are an absolute requirement.

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iOS Developers to work in our Games Studio and the Social Gaming division. Were open and flexible about your skills, as long as youve got professional experience building and releasing web apps.

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QA Engineers across the entire business, working in the Games Studio, Social Gaming, on the Core Platform and everywhere else that code is being written!

-Any questions just let me know.

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snowmaker 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Scribd (YC '06), San Francisco - H1B, FULL-TIME, and INTERN are all welcome

Scribd ("Netflix for eBooks", top 100 website, 50 people) is hiring talented hackers of all kinds to help us build the library of the 21st century.

We've hired SEVEN full-time people and TONS of interns from these "Who is Hiring" threads ... it really works!

We're looking for people who want to work with:

* Ruby on Rails (we're the #2 largest rails site, after Twitter)

* Javascript (well, we use Coffeescript)

* iOS OR Android (we're a top 10 eBook app, with a tiny mobile team)

* Machine Learning / data mining / recommendations - think Netflix prize, but for books!

* Internships: junior standing or above for all areas of engineering. We hire several interns every summer and year-round.

That said, we care way more about your personality and general hacking skills then what languages you've used so far, so if you haven't used these but want to break into mobile or web development, this could be a good opportunity for you. We've hired people from these threads with everywhere from 0 to 10 years of experience.

We're profitable, very well funded and have a really fun office environment (go-karts + a rock climbing wall!). Scribd alumni have gone on to found 4 other YCombinator companies, more than from any other startup. We think this says something about the kind of people that we like to hire, and we love hiring people with entrepreneur and startup ambitions. We are also always looking for international people interested in moving to the US and can help you secure a visa.

We recently launched a service that's being called the "Netflix for books" and are really excited about it. Read more here: http://wrd.cm/1dJquzz

More info is at http://www.scribd.com/jobs, but as a HN user, feel free to apply directly by emailing me at jared at scribd.com.

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spacemanaki 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Rent the Runway is hiring all sorts of engineers (Java, Data, iOS, full stack) in the NYC area.

Rent the Runway is building the first online rental platform for retail goods. We are a disruptive e-commerce business that believes that democratizing luxury products in the US is just the first step of a broader vision of helping drive better aspirational experiences for tens of millions of users across the globe.

Our engineering team works on challenging product-oriented problems across the boundaries of e-commerce, mobile, analytics and shipping/fulfillment, and the backbone of our business is served by our custom logistics management system which is core to our capacity to deliver the right product to the right user at the right time. We utilize data, engineering and algorithms to create a personalized website and an adaptive supply chain to fulfill our commitment to an amazing customer experience.

Engineers at Rent the Runway focus on solving business problems first, and receive the satisfaction that they have true impact on the success of the company. Many of our engineers are entrepreneurs themselves, and we strongly encourage a collaborative, product-driven culture across our organization. We have a very diverse team and welcome those with supernerd CS degrees as well as those with non-traditional backgrounds.

http://www.renttherunway.com/careers

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jonbischke 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Entelo - San Francisco (SOMA), CA - Full-time - http://www.entelo.com/

Entelo is changing how companies hire and think about talent acquisition.

We index 300 million social profiles and surface relevant candidates who may be open to new opportunities. Our tools allow recruiters to spend time more effectively and efficiently.

We have 100+ paying customers including Facebook, Yelp, Square and Salesforce and announced our series A last summer: http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/19/entelo-the-big-data-recruit...

Our team is small but growing so you'll play an integral role in building something meaningful. We work hard while respecting that our colleagues have well-rounded lives, and we strive for a diverse, welcoming, and respectful environment.

Tech Stack: Ruby, Scala, Rails, MySQL, Mongo, Redis, Elasticsearch

Current openings:Engineering (Data): http://www.entelo.com/careers/engineering/data_engineer

Engineering (Full-Stack): http://www.entelo.com/careers/engineering/full_stack

Sales: http://www.entelo.com/careers/sales/inside_account_executive

Marketing: http://www.entelo.com/careers/marketing/content_marketing_ma...

Customer Success: http://www.entelo.com/careers/customer_success/director

I'm the founder and you can email me directly at jon at entelo dot com

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smikhanov 3 hours ago 0 replies      
London, UK Fountain Digital Labs (http://www.fountain-digital.com) All-round backend developer

We're a well-funded 1.5 year old startup working on the delivery of live video streams from our own cameras around the globe into an iPad app for children. We're currently rolling out our first two installations in Dubai and in Moscow. And we just grew to ten people.

Both the client part (iOS) and the video processing backend (Python/ffmpeg) are being actively developed in-house. We're currently looking for a Python developer, full-time in London. Our office is at TechHub (207 Old Street), in the heart of the Silicon Roundabout, but we'll be moving to the new office in the same area very soon.

The usual job description blurb is at our landing page at http://www.fountain-digital.com. I want to add that it's a great opportunity for a backend developer to get involved in a very serious wide-scale project. We're not in the business of making websites or Facebook apps, our video cloud routinely loads tens of large Amazon EC2 instances and grows automatically as you add new video streams. We're really doing interesting work here.

If you've never done Python in production, but love distributed systems, programming at scale and are a strong all-rounder feel free to apply anyway. We love working with smart and hardworking people.

If you want to ask anything about the product, technology, or anything else, drop me a line (I'm the CTO). My email is in the profile.

No recruiters please.

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ashleyjohn 2 hours ago 0 replies      
ACADEMIA.EDUDOWNTOWN San FranciscoFULL TIME Engineers

WORK with CEO Richard PriceWORK with CTO Ben LundWORK with 9 Senior EngineersWORK with the mission to make life better

BUILD a killer recommendation engine immersed in Machine Learning and NLPBUILD our next major platform called Peer Review from ScratchTACKLE all things related to Scalability, Storage, and SpeedVENTURE into mobile

HACK because thats what you love to doCONTRIBUTE to positive changesOPEN SCIENCE, join ACADEMIA.EDU

We are Hiring a Team to Build a Better Future

Here at Academia.edu you will have an opportunity to join an agile team of 9 Engineers who are all making a positive impact on the world by contributing to a movement called Open Science. As a member of our team you will be given a lot of autonomy to choose projects that interest you the most and the ability to make product decisions with our CTO Ben Lund and CEO Richard Price.

We are currently tackling five incredibly difficult product challenges. Some of these projects have been attempted by larger companies and have failed. In order to be successful we will need to think way outside-of-the-box and take a leap into the unknown

Peer Review

We want to build a peer review platform that allows layers of discussion on top of a single document. One of the biggest challenges we face is that contextual commenting at a large scale has yet to be achieved. In order to be successful we need to find original and novel solutions because simple approaches like putting a blog-style comment box at the end of the paper has been tried before and has not been effective.

To build Peer Review we must figure out a way to transform all the wide array of styles from any given PDF paper to a clean and consistent format that is embedded for a suitable commenting UI. We are experimenting to build a rich inline-commenting and discussion interface as well as a reputation system that surfaces quality comments.

Interface Design

We currently have 7.5 million users who upload their research papers. Academia converts these PDFs to HTLM5 to display in the browser. We face the challenges of building web UIs for scientific content such as 3D molecular visualizations and tools for exploring genetic sequences. We will also build back-end parsers, converters, and storage schemes to enable these UIs.

Recommendation Engine

We have a news feed that displays recommended papers to our users. Currently we use a simple rule-based system where papers are tagged by research interests and our users can follow those research interests. In addition, our users can follow each other. We want our users to feel as if they are attending an amazing conference where everything we show them is the most relevant and up-to-date information that is available in their field.

In order to improve our recommendation engine, we will be immersed in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. We want to identify which particular field of the paper it correlates to (math, biochemistry, anthropology, etc.) and the type of document (original research, a review article, a conference presentation, a lecture note or some other content). Using everything from a papers previous viewers on Academia.edu to its author and content to its place in the citation graph, we want to determine the relevance of a particular document to a particular user. Lastly, using large-scale data analysis we want to identify trending papers, highlight influential researchers and help the public uncover important new work more quickly and reliably.

Mobile App

Academia does not have a mobile app but we are dedicated to building one!

Working with a clean slate, we will design and build a mobile API that displays Academias core features. These features will include the user profile, upload papers, news feed, analytic data, and the ability to make comments on papers (Peer Review). In order to build a dynamic mobile API, we will write easy-to-use client libraries in a wide range of scripting languages that will encourage integration with Academias data, content and identity into their apps.

Speed, Scale, & Storage

Our engineering team will have to build highly scalable systems that effectively store and analyze our entire stream of hits. We have built an analytics dashboard so that every user can see how many people viewed their profile and how many people have read their uploaded papers. We enabled this feature by storing structured data in DynamoDB- currently 343 million rows and growing 10% per month. We want to build features that require more sophisticated aggregations on this data than DynamoDB can provide.

Furthermore we will need to figure out how to effectively store massive amounts of data while increasing the speed of our product especially to parts of the world where there is slower internet connections. This is important because areas in the world with slower connections tend to be where researchers can benefit the most from open access to research. Our platform must be useable for them too.

Future at Academia.edu

We have a fun and agile team and we are growing (our site usage grows 10% per month)! We have the resources to make our mission come true. We just raised $11 million from Khosla Ventures, Spark Capital, and True Ventures. We're based in Downtown San Francisco.

Chat with Ashley

If you think you would be interested in solving some of these technical problems then please do not hesitate to contact ashley[at]academia.edu.

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Peroni 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Lyst Ltd - London, UK - http://lyst.com/careers

Lyst is a leading fashion marketplace - we partner with the worlds top fashion brands and stores to provide people with a personalised way to discover and shop for fashion online. From launch in 2011, Lyst is growing quickly and already generates tens of millions of dollars in sales for the hundreds of brands, retailers and publishers it partners with around the world. Lyst is backed by a range of all-star of investors including Accel (Facebook, Spotify), DFJ (Skype), and those behind Oscar de la Renta, Smythson and Tory Burch.

Behind the scenes we're python & machine learning fanatics. You may remember us from these posts:

Image Background Removal: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7340818

Color Detection: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7353102

We're actively looking for talented people across the business. We mainly need DevOps, QA, Front-end & Python engineers to work full-time, on-site in our London HQ.

Dev Blog: http://developers.lyst.com/

Contact me directly if you are interested in finding out more: steve@ly.st

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dpapathanasiou 5 hours ago 0 replies      
New York City

Tired of the startup goose chase?

Change the world for real in 2014.

Work on projects involving solar power, hardware controller software, data science, and mobile apps which really are life-changing[1] at the Sustainable Engineering Lab[2] at Columbia University in NYC.

You'll be joining a like-minded peer group of hackers working in python, R, go, mongodb, nodejs, and other interesting technologies, focused on making the world suck less.

There are no sales/MBA types, no scrum masters, and we strongly disapprove of code written in Enterprise FizzBuzz style[3].

Deets[4] here: https://github.com/SEL-Columbia/jobs

[1] Data-driven planning projects in Nigeria, Myanmar, Indonesia; Android apps for rural nurses in India

[2] http://sel.columbia.edu/

[3] https://github.com/EnterpriseQualityCoding/FizzBuzzEnterpris...

[4] Somewhat out of date; if you don't see anything specifically for you, but are interested in general, please contact us!

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sh1mmer 5 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco - Uber Technology, Full time roles [WILL RELOCATE]

Last month I posted about some of the stuff we have going on at Uber and a bunch of the teams emailed me to share their interesting work too.

tl;dr Uber needs more amazing engineers across the board. If you are smart, learn fast, and great to work with then you should talk to us. You can email me personally tomc at uber dot com or apply online https://www.uber.com/jobs/list?team=Engineering

All the teams have perks including 401k, medical, dental, monthly uber credits, gym stipend, relocation, etc.

Our core technologies at Uber include Python, Node.js, Backbone.js, iOS, Android, PostgreSql, mySQL, Puppet, and Redis but we've also had amazing engineers join the team from many background including C#, Java, Scala, C++, and many more. Mostly we are just looking for people who are good at what they do.

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Here are some of the specific engineering roles we have open right now:

Mobile Engineer - With over a million downloads on both iOS and Android (not to mention the mobile web app) you'll get to work on an app that your users will not just use but rely on every day. We also have a shiny new code base for Android KitKat to make use of the best new features of the platform. Our small mobile team is having a huge impact. Android (http://grnh.se/b6k308) iOS (http://grnh.se/h6y1cw)

Infrastructure Engineer - Uber is growing like crazy and our infrastructure team supports that growth. Help us deploy our distributed systems to data centers worldwide, while keeping stringent SLAs. We are looking for engineers with strong backgrounds in infrastructure, multi data center deployment, etc. http://grnh.se/tm8clj

Supply Engineering - Ever wonder why Uber is such a great service to use? It's because we make it awesome for drivers too! By making amazing tools for the drivers who use our software we help them provide riders with the best experience. The Supply Engineering team works with nearly every team at Uber to make the drivers' experience first class. http://grnh.se/ph5ak7

Data Scientist/Engineer - Build real-time signal processing systems, manage the economics and efficiency of Ubers marketplace. Hack on estimated time of arrival, routing, dynamic pricing, demand forecasting and supply positioning. http://grnh.se/r1yh7p

Realtime Engineering (my team) - Work on one of the largest real-time dispatching systems in the world. Our system is a highly available, distributed cluster. We use technologies like Node.js, C/C++, and Scala to handle every Uber request and all communication with mobile devices. http://grnh.se/e8cpsa

Web Applications Engineer - The Uber experience isn't complete without a web presence, so we are looking for engineers who love Javascript, Node.js, OOCSS, and other modern web technologies to build scalable websites supporting millions of unique monthly visitors from all over the globe. http://grnh.se/buw840

Partnerships Engineering - Drive the Uber platform forward by leveraging business relationships and technology to further integrate Uber into the daily lives of our users. Hack on mobile applications, high-volume APIs and world-class operational tools. http://grnh.se/ywlr24

Payments Engineering - Uber works on every continent (except Antiarctica) so we have to accept lots of ways for people to pay and get paid. You can work on one of the widest set of online payment solutions of any platform including all the major credit cards, Google Wallet, PayPal, and Alipay with still more on the way! http://grnh.se/tvuj54

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asolove 2 hours ago 0 replies      
DC/MD/VA - Webs - Rails, Front-end, Java, QA, Design & Product

Webs builds tools for small and micro businesses to do business online. Customers use our tools to build websites, track customers, and engage with them on social media, all through their browser and without needing technical or design expertise. You can imagine the challenges we have building a fully WYSIWYG website builder for our highly-customized themes and making it work in a browser environment.

We're a product-focused company, a former startup with all the perks you would expect. We also host the DC Mongo meetup, regularly speak at local meetups, and have lots of fun technical problems to tackle.

More on our careers page: http://webs.com/careers

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zinxq 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Refresh, Inc.Mountain View, CA

Apply at: jobs@refresh.ioH1B transfer applicants welcome.

Who we are:Refresh is a Silicon Valley startup located in downtown Mountain View, just blocks from CalTrain. We recently raised $10M from top VCs Foundation Capital, Redpoint and Charles River Ventures. Our current team includes Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, LinkedIn, and Salesforce veterans, as well as Stanford and Harvard alum.

Weve built a well-reviewed iOS app and Google Glassware that have been written about in Inc., FastCompany, Venture Beat, and ComputerWorld, and were just getting started.

Who were looking for:

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QA/Test Engineer

You're someone so good at finding and isolating bugs, they sense your presence and immediately surrender themselves to you. Youre part tester, part bug-hunter and when appropriate, bug fixer.

Responsibilities:

Automated and Manual testing. Writing and executing automated tests for both web and iOS environments. Implementing and creating regression systems.

Finding bugs in front-end web and iOS - following them through to the back-end. Logging and tracking bugs in a bug database. Supporting Customer Service to help resolve field issues immediately.

Requirements:

3+ years testing web and/or iOS apps.

Knowledge of bug tracking, writing test plans, test cases in Java.

Coding experience in Java, Javascript, and/or Objective-C.

Hands-on mobile automation experience with FoneMonkey, MonkeyTalk, Selenium, Frank, UI Automation, KIF a plus.

Not afraid to get your hands dirty fixing someone elses code.

Passion for problem solving, detail oriented.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Bachelors degree.

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Java Engineer

Were hiring passionate Java developers to add to our existing great team. New grads - you have a few significant Java projects you can show us. Experienced engineers - you have years of experience on large Java projects with high-performance requirements. If you're awesome in some other language but willing to learn Java, were happy to talk to you to. Our primary goal is hire great engineers.

Responsibilities:

The function of our back-end system is to pull, on-demand, data from dozens of data sources (in parallel), parse and semi-structure the input, create and package the results to be shipped back to the user device. If youre thinking thousands of threads, hundreds of network connections, awesome caching layers, and lots of machines youre thinking Refresh.io. And of course, this all has to be done in real-time, or at least as fast as data providers can feed it.

Requirements: Passionate, crack shot coder in at least one popular computer language.

Youve built stuff. Stuff you can show us. Stuff you cant wait to show us!

You care about performance - you know theres a user waiting for your code to finish.

Experience developing Java apps is huge

Multi-threading and Mongo experience are a plus.

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Android Engineer

Refresh is building a mobile system to better prepare you. Were a strong, diverse team. We care how code runs and how users experience it.

If youre an Android developer with a successful track record of launching Android apps and have an interest in working on Google Glass, wed love to talk to you.

Responsibilities:

Contribute heavily to the conceptualization and design of Refresh on the Android Platform

Implementing custom native user interfaces using the latest Android programming techniques

Interfacing Android client with Refreshs extensive back-end intelligence systems

Maintaining and evolving Refreshs Android product experience

Analyzing and optimizing UI and back-end application code for efficiency and performance

Requirements:

2+ years Android Development (android sdk, ndk, apk packaging)Published apps in the Play store (or something far enough along to show)Strong Java language skills and Client-Server networking experienceHistory of starting projects as well as jumping into existing architectureExperience developing UIs working with user interface specifications, wire-frame modeling and with UI designersWorking experience with source code repositories such as git or SubversionPossess an aesthetic for good code design and good user experience designKnowledge of iOS development a plus

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ganjianwei 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Burlingame, CA (between SF and Palo Alto)

TellApart is hiring: Dev ops engineers, Hadoop/data-pipeline engineers, Data product engineers (personalization products)

TellApart is a ~50 person (25+ engineers) startup (http://www.tellapart.com/) that works on real time personalization for retailers. Here are some specific things we're working on that folks might find interesting:

- Rearchitecting our data system to use the lambda architecture (http://www.manning.com/marz/) so we can build better personalization products on top of retailers' customer data.

- Building and improving machine learning models to predict user's behavior and what users want based on a ton of datapoints we collect for hundreds of millions of users.

{my_username[-3:]}@tellapart.com if you'd like to find out more

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factorialboy 17 minutes ago 0 replies      
Seeking developer with experience and expertise with Business Intelligence tools (Jaspersoft, Pentaho etc.) and a love for data crunching and reporting.

You will work for the R&D department of a fast growing software company in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Preferred programming skills: C#, Java or Python and if you throw in some JavaScript, it would help!

Contact info in my profile.

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diggan 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Barcelona, Spain - Typeform - Full time workers, no remote

Typeform is a startup in sunny Barcelona, creating the next generation of forms and surveys on the web. We are heavily focused on great UX with the user in mind and were now looking for the best frontenddevelopers Barcelona and Spain has to offer us to help us build a scalable and maintainable frontend.

As a frontend engineer at Typeform, you would be responsible for creating and innovating on every cornerstone in the frontend platform at Typeform. This means you should be exceptional at writing Javascript (with Coffeescript) that works without any problems in the most popular browsers (at least IE8 and up!) but also HTML and CSS that works excellent for all our current and future users.

You should have a solid understanding of software architecture and design patterns. You should know OOP from the inside out and would be great if you have a great desire to innovate, learn about new technologies and also be ready to take a part in the building of the product.

Currently, we use (but not limited to) the following technologies:

* HTML and CSS

* JavaScript for web and backend (using Coffeescript)

* PHP

We have the following requirements for you as a developer:

* Multiple years of experience with frontend development

* A strong will to learn more about the technologies you use

* Expert OOP programmer

* Experience in writing automated tests to ensure functionality and quality

* You love Git without any borders

* Making yourself understandable in the english language in a business situation (medium / high level of english)

* Know how to develop web application for cross-browser/device usage

* Good understanding of graphics programming

* You are a highly flexible individual that likes to take a pro-active role to innovate, learn and participate in a exciting startup, in a exciting city that plans to do great things

If one or more items below matches you, youre probably the guy/gal were looking for!

* Expert in TDD or similar methodology

* Familarity in working Agile

* Degree in computer science

* Knowledge in PHP/nodeJS

* Good knowledge about UX

Please fill in this questionnaire to apply for the job position:

https://jobs.typeform.com/to/e7NNgU

We're also looking for a bunch of other people! So if you want to work for a startup in Barcelona, look at our Jobfluent page ( http://www.jobfluent.com/author/typeform/ )

If you have any questions or just want to chat about the future of forms online, feel free to contact me at victor@typeform.com

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twakefield 3 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco - Full Time (Will Relocate)

Full Stack Developer At Mailgun

To apply just shoot us an email: hack@mailgun.net

Who we are:

- Mailgun is The Email Service for Developers.

- We make it easy for developers to implement email into their software.

- We're ex-YC and were acquired by Rackspace in 2012 but remain an independent product

- We move fast in a startup-like atmosphere but we have access to juicy hardware, large marketing muscle and world class data centers.

About our team:

- We love Linux, open source and enjoy contributing back.

- We have one 30 minute meeting a week and think that's enough.

- Our favorite GUI is ssh/bash, preferably served grey on black.

- We have a hot key for everything.

- Some of us have never dragged or dropped anything.

About you:

- You are an intellectually curious hacker.

- You can teach us how to do Javascript, Python, HTML and CSS right.

- You really know why REST is important in API design.

- You've managed your own memory on multiple occasions (successfully).

- You want to have an enormous impact on a product developers love.

- You believe the actor-model concurrency is a better idea.

- You know what an architecture astronaut is and you're not one.

We need help with:

- Taking care of our entire Control Panel including Javascript front-end, Python back-end and APIs

We offer:

- Competitive salary and benefits.

- Relocation to San Francisco, CA.

To apply just shoot us an email: hack@mailgun.net

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atambo 2 hours ago 0 replies      
IBM Watson Software Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA

Lots of positions (Frontend, Backend, QA, Doc, Design)

Technologies used:

Search engine indexer/crawler written in C.

Cluster management, sharding, replication, tiering written in Java.

Connectors written in Java/Scala.

Frontend exploration and visualization written in JRuby on Rails.

Check out all the positions here:

https://ibm.biz/BdRbgs

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benweatherman 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Ordoro is a web app that helps people manage their e-commerce business. Like everyone else in the world, we need developers. Unlike everyone else in the world, we're awesome. Come and work with us.

Send your resume to ben@ordoro.com. Find out more at ordoro.com/jobs

    Compensation and Perks    ======================    - $80k-$120k salary    - 0.1-1% equity    - Full health benefits    - Chillaxed vacation policy    - Whatever gear you need for the job    - Passionate teammates    - A badass office in downtown Austin, TX (we'll pay your moving expenses)    Python Web Developers    =====================    You'll mostly be working on our Flask-powered JSON API. This year    we're focused on things like exposing our API publicly, caching,    automated creation of developer documentation. You'll also add    whatever functionality is needed to support features our customers    want.    In our dream world, the person wed hire would love:    - Python, Go, Postgres, Redis, and exploring other technology that      would make Ordoro awesome    - Tuning SQL queries to keep the API fast    - Automation and testing    - Using 3rd-party APIs and figuring out all the fun little land      mines their docs fail to mention    - Deploying applications in a Linux environment    Javascript Frontend Developers    ==============================    Youll be working on our client-side Javascript app along with    adding functionality to the Express-powered server. This year were    focusing on porting code from a legacy application and adding    several large features our customers have been clamoring for.    In our dream world, the person wed hire would love:    - Client- and server-side Javascript    - Keeping current on the latest ES6    - Removing jQuery from your codebase    - Working closely with our designer to make a clean, intuitive      and world-class UX for our application    - Deploying applications in a Linux environment

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northisup 29 minutes ago 0 replies      
Disqus is! http://disqus.com/jobs/

    - OMG DEV OPS. Lots of scale to work on here.    - new and shiny iOS Engineer! (not posted yet, contact me directly)

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blo 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Vurb (http://vurb.com) - San Francisco, CA

Max Levchin funded, early-stage consumer startup - http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/20/contextual-content-engine-v...

We're working on search, browsing, and sharing, by connecting the services we use in a contextual way that's more usable, efficient, and social (e.g., no more having lots of windows/tabs open). We do this through unique UX/UI combined with search, machine learning, big data, and more. We're stealth but funded by Max, Drew Houston (Dropbox), Naval Ravikant (AngelList), CrunchFund, and many others. If you're looking to join a small team that solves complex problems and is making something people will use daily, then come find out what we're up to.

Opportunities - on-site in San Francisco

* (FULL-TIME) Search / Data Science - search / classification / ranking, machine learning, recommendations, NLP, data crawling/processing

* (FULL-TIME) Product Management / Growth - experience managing and growing a consumer product is required

* (INTERN) Marketing - help manage our marketing strategy, campaigns, and community management

jobs@vurb.com | angel.co/vurb

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salar 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Amsterdam, the Netherlands. No remote work must be willing to work at our Amsterdam office.

Silk [1] is looking for Javascript, TypeScript and Front-end engineers.

We're building a product that makes it easy for people to create sites with information that is easy to query, visualize and share. On a deeper level, our vision is to bring the semantic web to the masses and build an amazing company around that.

We're working on many interesting and challenging problems, with a custom-built Haskell graph-database on the back-end and a cutting-edge Functional Reactive client-side framework in Javascript on the front-end [2].

Silk is well-funded by top-tier VCs (NEA and Atomico) and we're located in the city center of Amsterdam.

For more info & open positions: http://jobs.silk.co/

[1] http://www.silk.co/

[2] See http://engineering.silk.co/ for examples.

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dayjah 4 hours ago 1 reply      
San Francisco - Twitch - http://twitch.tv

We're crazy about data! With so much traffic (50m MAU and growing) we gather a lot of data. We use this data to help plan new data center build outs through to A/B testing product features to increase retention. We're a small team (4) with a start-up mandate to revolutionise our stat gathering and analytics process. If you like working with terabytes of data, hadoop, aws and have a keen interest in building reliable, robust, high volume systems please reach out to me: ossareh@twitch.tv

Cheers,

Mike Ossareh - Twitch Founding Team & Engineering Manager

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capkutay 4 hours ago 0 replies      
WebAction (www.webaction.com) in Downtown Palo Alto - Full Time Hiring UI Developer, Lead UI/UX Designer, Platform EngineersJobs@WebAction.com

At WebAction, we're working on a platform that shrinks the gap between you and diverse, physically disparate data at petabyte scale. WebAction is a company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, providing an end-to-end platform that aims to enable the next generation of real-time, data driven applications. Founded by a team of Silicon Valley veterans with proven track records, WebAction is backed by some of the most respected names in Silicon Valley. We're also well funded (recently raised $11m Series B by a private equity firm with a $15 billion fund).

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, generous equity for the right candidates. Our office is also a short walk from some great restaurants and coffee spots on University Avenue in Downtown Palo Alto.

For the Lead UI/UX Designer Position:

If you love data visualization and creating beautiful interfaces, this is the perfect place for you. WebAction is one of the few opportunities where you can create an interface to the world's most valuable, real-time data.

Responsibilities:

-Help define the user model and interfaces for new and existing WebAction products

-Communicate your design ideas clearly by rapidly iterating high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes.

-Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and making constructive suggestions for change.

Requirements:

-Strong, clean visual design sense.

-Proven record of designing usable web and mobile interfaces.

Nice to haves:

-Significant experience working in the startup world

-BS in Human-Computer Interaction or related field or equivalent experience.

For the UI Developer Position:

Responsibilities

- Code user interface components for a real-time big data dashboard

- Optimize code for performance and usability

- Contribute innovative ideas for new dashboard features

- Collaborate with platform engineers to coordinate user interface with back-end functionality

Requirements:

- Strong knowledge of Javascript, CSS, HTML, and jQuery

- Enthusiasm for working in a startup environment

- Portfolio of deployed projects

Nice to Haves

- Experience working with real-time, data-intensive user interfaces

- Experience with D3.js or other data visualization libraries

- Experience with Backbone.js or other front-end MV* frameworks

For the Platform Engineering position, we ask that you have experience writing clean code in Java and have a strong desire and skills to work on a scalable, highly optimized data management infrastructure. We ask that you have the following skills:

-Large-scale distributed systems

-Highly available, highly scalable architectures, Hadoop (MapReduce / Pig / Zookeeper),

- Data Serialization (Avro / Thrift / Protocol Buffers)

- Experience with HBase or Cassandra

-Real-time messaging (0MQ / Kestrel / Kafka or similar), Real-time event processing, Continuous Queries

If this sounds like you, shoot us an e-mail at jobs@WebAction.com.

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FreakLegion 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Palo Alto Networks - Lots of openings - H1B VISA and REMOTE are possible

We do network and endpoint security. I can't sell the company better than our founder, so here's Nir Zuk:

http://youtu.be/EKdzB75aewk?t=19m19s

And here's an example of the kinds of things we work on (feature selection and machine learning models for malicious PDF detection, in this case):

http://www.virusbtn.com/pdf/conference_slides/2012/Xu-etal-V...

Our policy is to hire awesome people whether there's an opening or not. For the "official" list, see:

https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/company/careers/openings.ht...

We're very much an international organization, so don't let location stop you from checking us out. And feel free to get in touch with me directly -- email's in my profile.

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jetsnoc 7 hours ago 1 reply      
Idaho (remote or on-site)

  KickBack Rewards Systems  http://www.kickbacksystems.com  http://careers.kickbacksystems.com
I'm a senior manager at KickBack. KickBack Rewards Systems is a privately held company founded in 1999 that specializes in customer specific marketing and payments for over 1000 US clients. We're a bootstrapped and profitable start-up. We're building a nation-wide coalition loyalty program and already have thousands of clients and thousands of locations on the program. Our clients include a half-dozen Fortune 50 companies - one that is an anchor partner in our coalition loyalty program. As the Director of Software Development I need some help! You will be joining a medium sized team of 13 developers. If you are interested in any of these positions my contact information is under my profile.

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Data Scientist

I am looking for a world-class data scientist to get in to the minds of our customers. Your job will be to analyze our "large" data-sets, identify patterns, determine consumer sentiment and provide them with incredible offer. Looking for someone with extensive programming and modeling experience using the Hadoop ecosystem. At KickBack you will research and implement new scalable learning algorithms and data mining techniques including sequential data models, variable discretization, feature extraction, selection, and construction. Machine learning a plus. We're looking for an expert someone we would consider a "game changer" and are paying accordingly.

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UX Designer

I am looking for someone who can create beautiful user interfaces that are simple, elegant and flow well. You will be designing web and mobile interfaces and assisting developers in understanding whether the customer should swipe left, right or possibly not at all.

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Project Manager

I need a strong PM/Business Analyst to assist us in managing all of this. We're a loose agile shop and have a few projects kicking off that I need you to scope out..

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Back-end Developer

I am looking for a pro that can create scalable back-ends. Message queues, concurrency and fault tolerance should be second-nature to you.

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Front-end Developer

I am looking for an expert in AngularJS whom can pair with our aforementioned world-class back-end developer. Heck, if you aren't an angular pro, anyone with amazing front-end skills will do, you can pick-up our framework or suggest a better one as you work in to the role. UX skills a plus. Like any start-up, we're big on usability.

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Mobile Developer

I am looking for two mobile developers. We have a specific vision for our mobile platform and have already moved past html5 interfaces to native applications to improve performance.

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SecOps

Do you breathe ciphers, best practices and feel strongly about data privacy? We need a good security operations engineer to help us maintain industry compliances. Your job will be to ensure overall server, network and systems security.

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DevOps

(Multiple positions) We're looking for a Hadoop cluster administrator and an overall DevOps engineer proficient in Chef, Celery, Message Queues, Networking, BGP AnyCast, etc. We'll always train the right candidate so junior developers and candidates fresh out of a university are welcome to apply. Thanks!

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balanon 32 minutes ago 0 replies      
Protean - Ann Arbor/Detroit, Michigan - http://getprotean.com/jobs - Fulltime. Intern. No H1-B.

Protean is a VC-backed hardware startup developing the Echo Card, a merchant-friendly form of payment that uses Bluetooth Low Energy to connect with your associated mobile app account. The Echo Card is the last card you will ever need and the first product to offer a secure connection to your mobile wallet.

-Open positions-

* UI/UX Designer - Create visual designs and product experiences.* Backend Application Developer - Architect and implement the APIs behind our platform.* Embedded Systems Firmware Engineer - Create the software that runs our hardware.* Information Security Engineer - Fight bad guys by creating systems to keep our user's data safe.* iOS Developer - We're looking for a well-rounded iOS expert.

-Perks-

Unlimited vacation policy. Flexible hours, dress code, work-from-home policy. Never bring food: Lunches catered. Fully-stocked food/drink/redbull area. Doing meaningful work as part of a talented team creating a nationally visible consumer product.

The full list of job listings where you can apply: http://getprotean.com/jobs

Or email me: henry@getprotean.com

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eli 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Industry Dive - Data Mining Intern (paid) - Washington, DC

Industry Dive is a digital media company that creates apps, websites, and newsletters that empower people to use their phones as a more effective work tool.

We're looking for someone who can crunch through large databases and come up with actionable information. The ideal candidate has experience working with SQL databases, a good grasp of basic statistics, and can work with our design team to create graphics and interactive data visualizations.

Please contact me if you're interested or would like any more information: eli-at-industrydive.com

More about the company at: http://www.industrydive.com/

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jasonchen913 47 minutes ago 0 replies      
MongoDB - (New York, Texas, Palo Alto, Sydney)

We are always looking for great talent. Below are some of the many roles we have open. If you think you fit the bill, i'd love to chat. Please send me a ping @ careers@mongodb.com

---Technical Services, Community Location: New York, NY --- This team specializes working with the most important people - our community. We are looking for tech savy individual who enjoys working on open source projects and being the face of the company. Development background is required.

----Technical Services Engineer: Location: New York,NY / Palo Alto,CA / Austin, TX / Sydney --- Team members will apply strong problem solving skills and will acquire a broad understanding of our products as well as a wide range of innovative customer applications and environments, from Foursquare to CERN to Metlife and everywhere in-between. At the end of the day, youll be able to look at these groundbreaking applications and say that you had a hand in making them happen. If you have a strong Dev, Ops, or DevOps background, you might be a great fit!

---Solutions Architect (Technical Pre-sales Engineer/consultant) Location: Palo Alto, CA --- SA's are responsible for guiding our customers and users to design and build reliable, scalable systems using MongoDB. The Solutions Architecture team at MongoDB is made up of seasoned software architects, entrepreneurs and developers who take direct responsibility for customer success, including the design of their software, deployment and operations. A development/distributed systems background is required.

---Consulting Engineer (Field/implementation/post-sale Engineers) Location: New York, NY --- As a technical consultant, you'll be MongoDB's ambassador to our clients and other MongoDB users. You'll deliver advisory consulting to and lead comprehensive training sessions with MongoDB's clients, helping them solve mission-critical challenges in areas as varied as schema design, performance optimization (both in a database and in an application), software architecture, production operations. A development/distributed systems background is required.---

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cjbprime 7 hours ago 0 replies      
FlightCar - Lead Front-end Developer - Boston/Cambridge, MA

FlightCar is the world's first p2p car sharing company to operate at the airport. We're a YC company that's raised $6m+ in funding.

We give travelers free airport parking by renting out their cars to others. Everything's insured up to $1m. We're funded by General Catalyst, Softbank Capital, Brian Chesky, Ryan Seacrest, and others.

We're looking for a Lead Front-end Developer. You'll be developing our desktop and mobile sites as well as internal tools. As the front end lead, you'll have the choice of which technologies to call on for projects. Currently we have a Django-backed site, and want to expand our front end work.

About our dev team: We all enjoy teaching and learning, and do things like build telepresence devices together: http://blog.printf.net/articles/2014/03/18/a-robot-for-timo/

Responsibilities:

- develop new and existing features for our current consumer site, which uses Django templates and Bootstrap.

- create new customer-facing and internal services using the front end framework of your choice -- we're a small team and you'll be able to forge our architecture from the ground up.

- layout user interfaces using FlightCar's current design language.

Qualifications:

- comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment

- have solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3

- knowledge of mobile web constraints and ways to optimize for them

- knowledge of jQuery and JavaScript, preferably including significant work with a modern client-side framework such as Ember/Angular.

- a desire to complement the backend team by exploring server-side JS applications with node.js (or if you're daring, Meteor).

- have a strong sense of UX best practices

- knowledge of Google Analytics or other analytics software is a huge plus

- love simple design and bright colors

This role will be on-site in our Cambridge office. If you're interested, please email rujul@flightcar.com. Thanks!

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madprime 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Back-end web developer - New York City - PersonalGenomes.org 501(c)(3) / Open Humans (http://openhumans.org)

As the Senior Software Engineer at PersonalGenomes.org you will work on the Open Humans Network, a project that aims to help people aggregate and share their health and trait data to advance scientific, educational and humanitarian causes.Our model for this initiative is the work weve done on the Harvard Personal Genome Project (PGP), which has over 3,000 volunteers publicly sharing extensive biological and trait data, including hundreds of whole genomes, exomes, and genotyping data sets, over 1,000 health records, microbiome datasets from various bodily habitats, device data, brain imaging, etc. This combination of a highly informed and engaged community of volunteers and their contributions of extremely rich biological and health data, along with a network of collaboration-minded researchers, is an incredibly powerful scientific and educational resource that is unrivaled elsewhere. We will build on this momentum with this exciting new initiative that will transform participatory research and advance human health.Our current hiring position is focusing on someone with back-end web development skills, as we have plans to work with a design firm for initial front-end work. Because we plan to develop open source software used by researchers, we believe Python (which many scientists use) is generally preferred.

We're looking for someone who...

-- Is interested in building and managing a full-stack website. As the Senior Software Engineer, your expertise will be an important factor in decisions about what kind of technology is used and how its deployed.

-- Has used multiple programming languages to build production systems (e.g. Python, JavaScript, Ruby).

-- Is experienced with back-end web development (e.g. Django or Rails).

-- Is comfortable managing Unix servers, cloud-based services and has opinions about how to store and disseminate large datasets (currently around 50TB total, although we would start with managing <10GB).

-- Works well in a small team of developers and scientists.

-- Loves science, participatory research, and free/open source ideals.

-- Believes in our mission!

About us: PersonalGenomes.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to generate, aggregate and interpret human biological and trait data on an unprecedented scale. PersonalGenome.org's mission is to make a wide spectrum of data about humans accessible to increase biological literacy and improve human health. Its efforts are informed by values encouraging greater transparency and collaboration between researchers and participants. The organization supports the Personal Genome Project (PGP) global network. The first PGP research study was founded at Harvard Medical School in 2005, and PGP sites now exist at leading institutions in four countries. We also produce the annual Genomes, Environments and Traits (GET) Conference. More information is available at http://www.personalgenomes.org

About Open Humans: We have years of practical experience, thousands of participants, and diverse data sets accrued. What we need now is an experienced developer to help us build a site for participants and researchers to manage and publicly share this data. Think of this as a nonprofit startup project!

Read more about Open Humans at http://openhumans.org and apply for the position by contacting us: Jason Bobe (jason@personalgenomes.org) and Madeleine Ball (madeleine@personalgenomes.org)

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greattypo 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Clever - San Francisco, CA - Full time & Summer Intern

Clever helps schools bring digital learning to the classroom. We take care of the massive amount of data that needs to move behind the scenes, letting schools focus on using technology to improve learning.

We're hiring engineers - full-stack generalists, as well as specialists in security and infrastructure.

Youd be joining a small team (20, half engineers) that's onto something big. More than 1 in 9 schools in the US use Clever today. Youd get the opportunity to make business-critical engineering decisions quickly and learn a ton while helping improve education for everyone. Most development is in Javascript, Go, and Python.

Weve been in the news recently here:http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2014/03/25/clever-raises...

Learn more & apply online: https://clever.com/about or send me an email at dan.mccarthy@clever.com if you have questions.

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jakestein 7 hours ago 0 replies      
RJMetrics - Philadelphia, PAhttp://rjmetrics.com/jobs

We're hiring for software engineers, devops, analysts, designers, business development, sales, and account management.

Some more about us:

At RJMetrics, we inspire and empower data-driven people with powerful hosted software. Hundreds of high-growth e-commerce and software as a service businesses use our analytics platform to collaborate and make smarter decisions using data.

RJMetrics is backed by some of the most successful technology investors in New York and Silicon Valley, but we are Philly born and raised. We are located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia in convenient proximity to all major rail lines.

We are a growing team tackling big problems:

- We want to transform large datasets more efficiently

- We want to push the envelope of possibility for in-browser data visualizations

- We want to make complex data questions easy for anyone to understand

- While we currently work with tools like PHP, Clojure, AngularJS, MySQL and Hadoop, we are looking for candidates who can identify the best tools for a given job and quickly adapt. Prior experience with these technologies is not a requirement.

The life and responsibilities of an RJMetrics developer include:

- Source control using git

- Continuous integration and deployment via our one-click build-and-deploy system

- Milestone and issue tracking with github and Trello

- A commitment to preventing tech debt and tackling the root causes of issues

- Comfortable working conditions and access to the best tools money can buy

- Working alongside one of Philadelphias strongest technology teams

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DyslexicAtheist 1 hour ago 2 replies      
We're hiring full-time/permanent in Germany/France/Norway/UK namely:

== Germany ==

1) South Germany: Embedded SW Process Engineer Automotive (ALM+SCM) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/51-germany

2) Stuttgart: Hardware Developer ConnectedCar http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/51-germany/3...

3) Stuttgart: Autosar Embedded Software Developer ConnectedCar http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/51-germany/3...

4) Munich: Senior Consultant Technical Lead BI/BigData (m/f) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/51-germany/2...

== UK ==

1) Croydon: Technical Support Engineer (radio/RF systems) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/53-uk/319-cr...

2) Buckinghamshire: Embedded Software Engineer - RTOS, ARM, Embedded Linux http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/53-uk/309-bu...

3)Buckinghamshire: Embedded Linux Engineer - ARM, Video, Open Source http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/53-uk/308-bu...

4) Croydon: Embedded Engineer - DSP, Audio, ADC's, DAC's http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/53-uk/307-cr...

5) Croydon: Junior Electronic Embedded Design Engineer - ARM, C, Assembler http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/53-uk/306-cr...

== Australia ==

1) Brisbane: Embedded System Software Verification Lead http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/61-australia...

== Norway ==

1) Oslo: Senior Consultant Technical Lead BI/#BigData (m/f) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/60-norway/30...

== France ==

1) Nice/Monaco area Build and Configuration Specialist (m/f) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/52-france/30...

2) South France: C++ Developer (m/f) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/52-france/26...

3) South France: Junior #Java Developer (m/f) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/52-france/26...

4) South France: Senior #Java Developer (m/f) http://valbonne-consulting.com/current-searches/52-france/25...

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eiphany06 2 hours ago 0 replies      
INTERN/VISA

Slice - https://slice.resumetracker.com/public - Palo Alto, CA

Slice is a wonderful place to grow as an entrepreneur, engineer, designer, data scientist, and statistical scientist.

You will be surrounded by brilliant, compassionate team members. This is an inspirational place to evolve as an entrepreneur and programmer, and the elite level of leadership among the founders, who are also professors at Stanford Graduate School of Business, is unparalleled. The networking and mentorship opportunities are truly amazing when immersed in this environment.

Some opportunities include the following:

Product Data Analyst https://slice.resumetracker.com/public/job_detail/1093

What's the job

We are seeking a Product Data Analyst to join the Slice Intelligence Measurement Science team. This person will support daily qa of critical, time sensitive, client bound data. The analyst will use his or her data analytical skills and attention to detail to quality stamp the data before it leaves Slices doors. Ability to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced start-up environment is the key to success.

Responsibilities:

Conducting qa on data and reports Writing sql queries to pull data from database Use of BI tool such as Tableau to help with qa inquiries Signing off on reports before they are supplied to clients Recommending novel approaches to data qa and implementing them

Requirements:

Bachelors with a quant background high desirable Familiarity with SQL a big plus Training or education with statistical methods a big plus Good communications skills and positive demeanor Willingness to learn and grow

Who we are:

Founded by proven entrepreneurs out of Stanford, Slice is a consumer internet company based in downtown Palo Alto that is venture backed by Lightspeed, DCM, Eric Schmidt and other top Valley investors.We're a bright and talented team that's chock-full of consumer internet experience with a passion for delighting our users through amazing product experiences and thoughtful customer service.Oh and we LOVE to have fun!

What we do:Slice is solving a very big and important problem: we're changing the way that people interact with the stuff they buy AFTER they buy it. And we're doing this by tackling it at the source of where people get their electronic receipts: the email inbox.We're using email data to create fun and useful consumer applications and experiences. Our popular flagship app for iOS and Android provides an easy way for consumers to manage & track all of their purchases and even save money with price drop alerts.Why we're cool:Well our users certainly think we are (check out the reviews on the app stores). But the media love us as well!We've been named one of 7 "Startups to Watch" by Inc. Magazine, and to Entrepreneur Magazine's list of 100 Brilliant Companies.We've also gotten tons of shoutouts from the press and media such as the NBC's Today Show, Real Simple, CNN, and Lifehacker just to name a few.

Resumes/Linkedin/project pages/portfolios to hannahft [at] stanfordalumni.org.

We will consider candidates who need a VISA to work in California if you are able to start immediately (within the hiring timeline).

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sgrove 7 hours ago 1 reply      
San Francisco, CA - Zenbox. Software Engineer. [LOCAL | RELOCATE OK]

We're a YC company with a friendly-beta sales tool (close to going public-beta) that helps small and large companies catch opportunities from slipping through the cracks.

If you've ever run a startup, you know how difficult it can be to stay on top of sales. And you also know how many companies fail because of it. We want to make them succeed.

We also spend time improving our tooling, and tools for other developers.

  * We run the SF ClojureScript meetup  * Incredibly modern stack: written entirely in Clojure/ClojureScript/Om/React  * Released the first reference Om app (https://github.com/sgrove/omchaya)  * Given presentations on how we see app development trending http://sgrove.github.io/omchaya/docs/presentation.html (hint: It's about to get much, much better, and referentially-transparent UI's and serializable state play a big part)  * We've vastly improved the source-map capabilities of the ClojureScript compiler  * Reified keywords to the runtime to make ClojureScript a better citizen on the web
We do all of this for two reasons: 1.) We want to build apps that customers love in the best way possible, and that often means taking the time to explore proper approaches. With the right team and stack, we run circles around others, and 2.) because we want to give back to the communities that have enabled us.We're looking for an engineer who loves the craft, who cares about building product, and is excited about helping customers.

Interested in working with Reactjs, Om, and functional programming in the client? We're building a team that's able to reduce complexity others balk at into simple, easy to reason about system, so we can continue to move quickly and delight both customers and ourselves.This is fullstack work.

Languages: Clojure, Clojurescript, Javascript. sean @ zenboxapp https://www.zenboxapp.comAlso, come meet us at the SF ClojureScript meetup! http://www.meetup.com/SF-Clojurescript-Meetup/

P.S. Didn't quite make it in this month, but we should have some very cool ideas exploring the edges of composable UI's soon to share with the HN community.

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simoes 32 minutes ago 0 replies      
Datawheel: Boston / Cambridge MA @ the CIC

---- BACKEND DEVELOPER ----

Backend Developer

We are looking for someone to aid in the maintenance and development of our server-side technologies as our client list (and data needs) grow.

Personal Qualities------------------

  - Self-starter, able to work independently  - Familiar with working on a small fast-paced team  - Willingness to learn and develop new technologies
Requirements------------

  - 2+ years experience with back-end web languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, Node, Java, etc.)  - Prior experience dealing with the problems inherent in storing and accessing large datasets  - Familiarity with either structured databases or schema-less data stores  - Base knowledge of front-end web languages (e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc.)  - Experience with AWS is a plus
Benefits--------

  - Leadership role  - Laid back work atmosphere  - All the snacks the CIC has to offer  - International travel (2 trips to Brazil already planned for 2014)
MORE INFO HERE: http://datawheel.us/jobs/

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liangzan 53 minutes ago 0 replies      
Singapore - http://www.dropmysite.com

We are looking for great engineers to join our platform team. Our platform team handles the backing up of over 500TB of data. We are located at Blk 71 which is the startup hub in Singapore. We are part of a larger holding company(ghx.co). Most of the people are housed in the same office. It's very international and vibrant.

Technologies which you will touch - Ruby - Scala - MongoDB - AWS

If you are interested, please email zan@dropmysite.com

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jraines 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Stylitics

Fulltime in New York City (Manhattan) or REMOTE

We aggregate consumer data through our web and mobile apps, providing a self-service analytics dashboard to brands and retailers.

For consumers, Stylitics is the way to intelligently manage their wardrobe and style decisions. Our mobile apps (average 4.5 star reviews) give users a smart virtual closet, where they can access their closet, and plan and share outfits from anywhere.

For the fashion industry, Stylitics has built a highly needed product offering, helping brands and retailers answer questions like What does my customer own?, What competitors do they shop at?, What do they pair my items with?, and more. Clients and Partners include Tory Burch, Neiman Marcus, Rebecca Minkoff, and Urban Outfitters.What were looking for: an experienced engineer who can move seamlessly between working with our client side application and helping us build our backend application and API services. If you have an interest in, and skills for, data analysis and visualization, even better!

Current technologies include:

Rails, Node, PostgreSQL, Mongo, Backbone with Marionette, Heroku, AWS, git, d3.js and lots more.We value TDD and craftsmanship in our code, and good communicators who aren't afraid to bring strong opinions to the table with code to back it up.

We'd love to have you in our New York office, but we know how to have a great remote team & experience -- our lead developer on the consumer products side was remote for two years before coming to New York, our lead for the b2b analytics product is currently remote, and we've had full or part time team members from all over. For remote candidates, it would be preferable if you're time zone is less than 8 hours from Eastern (NYC) time.

We offer a competitive salary and good equity on simple and straightforward terms.

If you're interested, please introduce yourself: jobs@stylitics.com

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doctoboggan 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Cambridge, MA (Boston area) - Harvard University

This is a really cool opportunity, and I hope we can find someone on HN. If you are interested in the job, or even just want to tour our lab please reach out to me at jack#minardi,org

Mechanical Engineer, 3D Printing

Description

The Jennifer Lewis research group at Harvard University is looking for a Mechanical

Engineer interested in precision stage design, extrusion systems and precision

deposition systems. The principal activities of the Lewis Group involve 3D printing of

functional materials for use in printed electronics, optical materials, light-weight

structures, and microvascular architectures for cell culture and tissue engineering.

Job Title: Mechanical Research Engineer, 3D Printing

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop precision stages for new 3D printing systems from consumer to industrial grade use

Improve upon standard FDM extrusion systems for plastic printing

Develop commercial and scalable methods to dispense custom inks, gels and other materials

Position Requirements:

Passion for working with 3D printing and mechatronics systems.

BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant field.

Knowledge and experience in CAD design and design for 3D printing.

Hands-on experience developing working mechanical systems, either through prototypes or real world applications.

Experience with design for manufacturing, injection molding, and other manufacturing techniques is a major plus.

Self-directed and focused, requiring minimal supervision to execute on goals.

Strong communication skills with the ability to converse fluently to a range of different team members.

Keen interest in scientific research and applying it to real world problems.

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asuth 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Quizlet is hiring in SF! We are looking for designers, software engineers, infrastructure engineers.

Quizlet is one of the rare companies to have achieved scale in K-12 education. Our team of 11 engineers ships code to 22 million students and teachers per month. We are a bootstrapped, mission-driven company with a goal of building amazing studying and learning tools to the world. We spend a ton of time talking to teachers and students, through our feedback center [1] and by visiting local schools. And we've barely gotten started on all the great tools we're planning to make.

Contact: jobs@quizlet.com

[1] http://quizlet.com/inside-quizlet/quizlets-incredible-feedba...

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azth 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Exabeam, Platform Engineer (fulltime), San Mateo, CA

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You will be responsible for designing and implementing a brand new data processing system to detect advanced security threats using the latest stream processing and machine learning techniques. As part of the founding team you will have the opportunity to define and work in various areas of the platform including data ingestion, data processing, algorithm design, machine learning, reporting, visualization, etc. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to all aspects of product definition and system architecture.You are a strong software engineer who is passionate about large-scale systems. You care about producing clean, elegant, maintainable, robust, well-tested code; you enjoy collaborating with others to come up collectively with the best possible solution. You have experience with performance, scalability, and reliability issues of large 24x7 systems.Responsibilities:

Design and develop various platform components using latest technologies and coding in Scala.Requirements:

Experience in Scala or other functional programming languages (Haskell, Scheme, Lisp, Ocaml, F#). Alternative deep Java expertise and strong desire to learn Scala.

Strong Object-oriented experience, for example in Java, Scala, Ruby, or C++.

Experience building complex systems with high performance, scalability and reliability requirements Experience with distributed data processing system (Kafka, Storm, Spark, Shark, Akka, Hadoop, others.)

B.S. in Computer Science or related disciplines.Why work at Exabeam?

Unique opportunity to be part of a founding engineering team to help define and shape a brand new product for a huge business problem. Unique chance to start writing code from scratch.

Work with a top-notch team of smart, motivated engineers, pushing the envelope to produce the most advanced real time security data processing engine

Technically challenging and very interesting problem. Opportunity to work with the latest technologies in distributed systems, machine learning and high volume data processing

Strong team with deep security and technology expertise

Well funded company

Email me at: ziad@exabeam.com

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wbailey 1 hour ago 1 reply      
Are you excited by the opportunity to revolutionize an industry?

InvestCloud, born in a garage (it's what Californian companies do, after all), is driving a high-speed design and technology revolution that is transforming the way the financial industry uses, processes and interacts with data.

Today, any investment manager can have access to a first-class integrated investment platform through the cloud, with InvestCloud. We are the first true cloud platform for the securities market. Since the launch in January 2012, we have over 100,000 users in excess of 1 trillion assets, accessing information securely from any location with any device.

We are looking for bright and talented individuals as we advance our cutting edge proprietary technology.

LEAD ENGINEER JOB DESCRIPTION

To be successful in this role, you must be a quick learner, have stellar software development and communication abilities, and work well in cross-functional teams. This is a great opportunity to enhance your cloud computing skills, while simultaneously gaining intimate knowledge of InvestCloud products and services.

Key Responsibilities:

- Collaborate with the CTO, Chief Architect, and Head of Product to deliver on key architectural features.

- Research, implement, and find ways to leverage new technologies to increase the scalability and performance of the platform.

- Design, defend, and implement the way forward.

- Make informed decisions and be comfortable learning from failures.

- Protect the separation of concerns and ensure expedience of delivery is not the enemy of quality.

QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience and ability to work in multiple programming languages and frameworks; more importantly, youre not afraid to research a new one if its the right tool for the job.

- Appreciation of storage tools; for example: you have an opinion on them, and enjoy discussing when and where to use NoSQL vs relational.

- Experience with highly available, multi-tenant, cloud-deployed applications.

- A BS/BA in Computer Science or related field.

- Experience with Git.

- Understanding of distributed systems and large scale engineering challenges.

View other job openings here: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/InvestCloud/

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squirrel 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Notting Hill, London, England, U.K.

Our web application is at the heart of our busy and successful e-commerce business; every day it serves millions of product images and handles hundreds of thousands of user visits, but we can and do update the live site with new code multiple times per day without missing a beat. Our systems are written on the LAMP stack and deployed on Amazon Web Services using Puppet and Capistrano; we are migrating to Symfony 2 as our MVC framework. Developers choose the tools that work best for them - for instance, at the moment we have a mix of Linux and Mac workstations in the team. We are adopting and adapting agile development techniques such as evolutionary design, pair programming, and continuous deployment. We hold regular retrospectives to improve our working environment. Our developers are generalizing specialists; a typical day may include refining an algorithm, writing a tricky integration test, tuning an SQL query, and discussing feature nuances with a product manager. Our team is growing fast and we'd like to hear (at careers@secretsales.com) from any of you who'd like to join us; we're hiring for all technical roles, especially developers of all levels of experience.

Established in London in July 2007, Secretsales.com is the UK's leading private shopping club, offering limited-time online sales with current name-brand goods at deep discounts. Brands include fashion, beauty, homeware, and lifestyle categories, many of them familiar from the high street. The company has about eighty employees and a substantial annual turnover; it was recently selected to join the UK's Future Fifty programme for the country's most rapidly growing startups.

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sgman 1 hour ago 0 replies      
August - http://www.august.com/jobs.html - San Francisco, CA. We are hiring a firmware/embedded systems engineer, a product manager, iOS and android developers, and a UI/UX designer.

August builds products that make life simpler by allowing physical environments to respond seamlessly to peoples behavior. We believe in building quality experiences for our customers through elegance and simplicity. We have a lot planned for the future, and are looking to build a team eager to join the ride. Our software is currently built using Objective C, C, Javascript, Java, MongoDB, Node.JS, and Redis. Our hardware uses Bluetooth 4.0 BLE and ARM microprocessors.

You can find out more at http://www.august.com/jobs.html. If this sounds interesting to you, email us at jobs@august.com

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msutherl 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Dear companies, please also post design and management positions! Also, 'whoishiring', please consider adding "designer" to your list of examples of job titles that "may interest HN readers". There are many of us here and this is one of the few job boards with a high signal:noise ratio.
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davidcann 1 hour ago 1 reply      
Double Robotics - Sunnyvale, CA

Come build products that change the future of remote human interaction. We are leading the new wave of consumer robotics and we need your help to take it to the next level.

  * Full Stack Web Developer (node.js/python/js/php)  * iOS Developer  * Embedded Firmware Developer  * Electrical Engineer
Email jobs@doublerobotics.com with examples of your work.

http://www.doublerobotics.com/jobs.html

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sync 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Lead Front-End Developer - Thought Industries - Full Time REMOTE - Anywhere, USA

Thought Industries is an early stage startup in the Consumer Learning space. We enable companies to launch and sell their own online school think Shopify meets Udemy/Coursera. We just closed a seed-round and have a solid SaaS business model with paying clients.

Were looking for a Lead Front-End Developer to join us as Engineer #2. You would be a good fit if:

    You are awesome with JavaScript & CSS.    You are excited about new web technologies like ES6.    You sweat the small stuff, but know when to just ship it.    You have an eye for good design, but aren't necessarily a designer.    You are passionate about building elegant web products.    You care deeply about the user experience.
We're an Ember.js shop and it would be great if you already have lots of Ember experience, but we arent focused on specific keywords. We are looking for evidence that you're smart, adaptable, and exceptionally productive.

About us:

We work 40-hour weeks, live a sustainable lifestyle, and enjoy what we do. We love open source and have contributed to several projects including our own. On the backend we use node.js, koa, and RethinkDB. On the frontend its all Ember.js, Handlebars, and SCSS.

Interested in learning more? Shoot me an email: chris@thoughtindustries.com

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ccallebs 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Intermediate/Senior Web DeveloperTugg.com (Austin, TX; Los Angeles, CA)

Tugg launched at SXSW in 2012 and has since facilitated over 2000 events in all 50 states and abroad. Tugg is head quartered in the beautiful hills of Austin, Texas but has recently expanded to several remote offices. We have big ideas and are looking to expand our already great team!Tugg is a platform that enables people to choose the films that play in their local theaters as well as to promote their own events. Our experienced team helps guide anyone from a first time promoter to someone hosting their 100th Tugg event on the path to creating a successful screening.

As Tugg continues to disrupt the way films are released in theaters, we are also growing the platform to become a major player in entertainment e-commerce. From the sale of Video on Demand, DVDs, and merchandise, to a broad offering of curated products from makers around the world, Tugg is building tools to make it easy for content owners, influencers, brands and fans to collaborate under one roof to know and grow their audience more vigorously than ever before.

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Requirements

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- Coding in Ruby or another scripting language. (Python, Perl, Javascript, etc.)

- Database administration using Postgres or MySQL.

- Application architecture design and implementation.

- User experience driven.

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What we are offering

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- A competitive salary: We offer competitive pay that is commensurate with experience.

- Competitive healthcare benefits

- Relaxed vacation policy: We are a small company. Nobody will be watching you clock in or out. We simply expect you to get done what you say you will get done.

- Work remotely: We are based in Austin, Texas. Ideally, you are based here, or willing to relocate (relocation assistance available). When we don't need to be in the office, we tend to work from home, coffee shops, parks, etc. That said, we would strongly prefer candidates who are regularly able to work from either the Austin or LA office. Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor H1B applicants.

- Happy environment: We are a fairly young company, working in the entertainment space. We like to have happy hours, outings, and other play times. We keep a kitchen stocked with snacks and have a budget for quality of life improvements.

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How to apply

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In addition to a resume and a short cover letter, please send us some links to view your code. We want to know something about the projects you share. What went well? What could have been better? Please contact us at jobs@tugginc.com.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

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alpha_ori 5 hours ago 1 reply      
Wanted: Programming Unicorn.

We aren't asking for much here at SwiftStack. All we need is someone that's

   * An experienced, opinionated crafter of scalable distributed systems   * Possessed of a deep and abiding knowledge of Linux   * A brilliant Python developer, steeped in the Web   * Excited about deployment and knowledgeable about packaging and      the infrastructure that goes into getting nontrivial software systems      from "here" to "there"   * Oh yeah, and it would be peachy if that person was really good at      front end development so they could give our users a smooth,      comprehensible experience that masks the inherent complexity      under the hood.
(We'll supply the horn.)

OK, maybe that is a big ask. Its true, at a small (but growing) company, we do wear many hats, so the more you fit the above description, the better. But what we're really looking for is a smart, talented, intellectually curious engineer with a strong background in at least one of the above skills and aspirations to grow in one or more of the others.

We've got a multi-talented engineering team and a host of compelling software-related challenges in many different arenas, and by the time you're done here, you'll have broad and deep enough experience that you'll have earned your unicorn horn, and no can take that away from you. Because you'd stab them. With your unicorn horn.

Who the heck are we?

At SwiftStack we're building software to help people create petabyte scale object storage infrastructure in their own data center instantaneously. At our core, we use Swift, OpenStack's object storage technology, but we're building an orchestration layer that does the easy things for you, makes the hard things easy, and makes the impossible possible.

Why join SwiftStack?

   * You'll be part of a small team of highly skilled people who are also      very nice folks and would totally help you out in a pinch.   * You'll be joining a company at a perfect size -- just big enough to      have momentum, but small enough that the decisions you make will have      a real impact on its course.   * You'll get valuable experience building a product meant to manage massive      amounts of data. At scale, there are no easy problems.   * Swift is Open Source technology, and part of one of the most important Open      Source initiatives in recent history: OpenStack. You'd be writing code that      people all over the world would use, including the likes of Wikipedia and CERN. 
If you've ever wanted to write code that has an impact, and we know you have, this is a good place to do it. Drop us a line at jobs@swiftstack.com, take a look at http://swiftstack.com/jobs/, and/or check out our puzzles at https://swiftstack.com/jobs/puzzles/. Thanks!

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ianstormtaylor 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Segment.io - San Francisco, CA

Mobile Engineer

We're looking for an extremely good mobile engineer to help us change the way people approach mobile analytics.This is a perfect position for someone who loves building clean APIs for others to use. You enjoy not only building mobile apps, but writing the libraries that power those apps. You're fluent in everything to do with iOS as a platform, and if you have Android chops that's a huge bonus, but definitely not a requirement.

You'd be working on current and new features of the mobile SDKs themselves, as well as helping to write code for where they touch our Node.js backend, where we process tens of millions of events per day. And you'd be in charge of our entire mobile offering, which is used in product by lots of big companies like Live Nation, Nest Labs and The Knot.

You'd be joining a team of very talented engineers that are in love with open-source. Both of those SDKs are open-source, as is tons of our codebase[1]. So if you enjoy working with smart people and getting to make a name for yourself releasing the things you work on to other developers, you've found the right place.

Not only that, but you'd be working on a few of our still-secret mobile projects that we're pretty confident are going to change the way people integrate third party code into every mobile app they write afterwards.

[0]: https://segment.io

[1]: https://github.com/segmentio

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To apply, email us at jobs@segment.io with:

    1. a description of an app you've worked on (code is a bonus)    2. a description of a mobile library you've built (code is a bonus)    3. a link to your GitHub if you have one    4. the most interesting mobile SDK you've worked with and why

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bitsweet 2 hours ago 0 replies      
FULLTIME - assemblymade.com - San Francisco

Were hiring Engineers interested in Ruby, Go, and Bitcoin to help us build foundational pieces of the Assembly platform. Assembly's collaborative platform enables the creation of a new class of software products; where anyone around the world can help collectively build, retain ownership, and receive prot for their contributions.

Were currently a small 5 person team in San Francisco that has recently secured a healthy financing from top-tier investors which will enable us to tackle the enormous challenges of creating a meta company (a software company that creates software companies). You would have a direct hand in helping us shape the future of work and unlocking the power of independent creators.We believe in progress over consensus, strong opinions weakly held, moving fast is best even if it breaks things, and we make what we measure - but you'll have the opportunity to add your own lessons to that list. We work alone and we work together; meaning we believe the best know how to get things done on their own, as well as how to work in a team. Everyone on the team is responsible for self directing their work and has a tremendous impact on our shared success.

WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR

* Understand pain points, come up with solutions, and then prototype, iterate, and launch frequently.

* Strong opinions on testing & code quality.

* At least 3+ years of full-time engineering experience.

* Experience with the Bitcoin protocol, Heroku, ElasticSearch, Postgres, or Redis a plus.

WHAT WE OFFER

* Flexible work hours

* Occasional telecommuting.

* A generous vacation policy.

* Free meals.

* Stand up desks, mac book pros, cinema displays...Buy or build your ideal work environment

* A sunny office space (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/n170uryd7v0p6dg/ySaaj77HGD)

* Competitive salary and equity package.

* 100% covered health benefits.

Were located in Mission, San Francisco, CA. Please apply by sending any work, resume, github username to jobs@assemblymade.com

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fredley 7 hours ago 0 replies      
iOS/Android developer London Skin Analytics

Skin Analytics is looking for an app developer. You'll be designing and building iOS and Android apps for a new project we are launching in partnership with a global brand. You'll be working with our CTO and research team to build cutting-edge change detection algorithms into the app, with a focus on usability. You have the chance to develop an app that will be in the hands of millions of people, making a real difference to their skin health and their life every day. As we're a young startup, you'll have the chance to help shape our growing company too.

We're looking for someone who's had experience building great iOS/Android apps, with experience across both platforms if possible. Experience with OpenCV or working with the cameras on devices is a big plus.

Skin Analytics is a startup, currently based in the Wayra academy. We've developed patent-pending change detection algorithms for skin features. Our first product uses these to catch changing moles early, helping people with melanoma skin cancer get the treatment they need sooner.

We're now working on using this technology in other ways, and will soon be launching products targeting other skin conditions in partnership with two global brands.

To apply, send a CV to tom@skinanalytics.co.uk, along with links to any projects youve worked on.

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scanr 8 hours ago 0 replies      
London, England - Full Time - Local Only

Brand Networks (http://bn.co/) is hiring full stack engineers for our London office, working on real time bidding, analytics and front end web applications. Graduates and interns are welcome.

Requirements:

    * BS or MS degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field.       Or related experience.    * Good understanding of web technologies HTML, CSS, Javascript, HTTP, JSON, REST    * Can demonstrate that you're a great programmer in at least one of       Scala, Python, Java, TypeScript, JavaScript, Clojure, Haskell, F#, Kotlin      or Ruby    * Willing to work in Python, TypeScript, Scala and Java    * Good understanding of a Unix based operating system    * Some experience of databases and at least one web application framework
If you love programming and would like an interesting job with a steep learning curve and a wide variety of challenges, please get in touch. You can email me personally at jmc@bn.co.

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temuze 6 hours ago 0 replies      
New York City - Moat

Moat is a growing analytics startup with products in two core areas:

1) Analytics

We analyze content and advertisements for many of the most trafficked websites on the Internet. Receiving terabytes of data a day, we give our customers insights with metrics like ad viewability, attention and much more. Our client base is growing very quickly.

2) Search

We index the Internet for online ads. This helps advertisers, publishers, and companies in the ad-tech ecosystem see the ads their competitors are running and allows us to estimate each company's online ad footprint. We have a free product, moat.com and a premium product, Moat Pro.

Moat is turning into one of the largest Python shops in NYC and we're committed to open source technology. Were looking for engineers in various roles up and down the tech stack to help us scale.

Openings can be found at jobs.moat.com

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statictype 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Chennai, India

http://www.ivivacloud.com

Help us build our SAAS Smart Workplace Solution.

Our software typically integrates with real-time subsystems in buildings (think lighting systems, security systems, AHUs, CCTVs etc...) which we monitor and control as part of what we do.

We need a full-stack developer. We have interesting problems to solve.

Mail me at <haran at ecyber.com>

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ashleyjohn 2 hours ago 0 replies      
ACADEMIA.EDU

DOWNTOWN San Francisco

FULL TIME Engineers

WORK with CEO Richard Price

WORK with CTO Ben Lund

WORK with 9 Senior Engineers

WORK with the mission to make life better

BUILD a killer recommendation engine immersed in Machine Learning and NLP

BUILD our next major platform called Peer Review from Scratch

TACKLE all things related to Scalability, Storage, and SpeedVENTURE into mobile

HACK because thats what you love to do

CONTRIBUTE to positive changes

OPEN SCIENCE, join ACADEMIA.EDU

We are Hiring a Team to Build a Better Future

Here at Academia.edu you will have an opportunity to join an agile team of 9 Engineers who are all making a positive impact on the world by contributing to a movement called Open Science. As a member of our team you will be given a lot of autonomy to choose projects that interest you the most and the ability to make product decisions with our CTO Ben Lund and CEO Richard Price.

We are currently tackling five incredibly difficult product challenges. Some of these projects have been attempted by larger companies and have failed. In order to be successful we will need to think way outside-of-the-box and take a leap into the unknown

Peer Review

We want to build a peer review platform that allows layers of discussion on top of a single document. One of the biggest challenges we face is that contextual commenting at a large scale has yet to be achieved. In order to be successful we need to find original and novel solutions because simple approaches like putting a blog-style comment box at the end of the paper has been tried before and has not been effective.

To build Peer Review we must figure out a way to transform all the wide array of styles from any given PDF paper to a clean and consistent format that is embedded for a suitable commenting UI. We are experimenting to build a rich inline-commenting and discussion interface as well as a reputation system that surfaces quality comments.

Interface Design

We currently have 7.5 million users who upload their research papers. Academia converts these PDFs to HTLM5 to display in the browser. We face the challenges of building web UIs for scientific content such as 3D molecular visualizations and tools for exploring genetic sequences. We will also build back-end parsers, converters, and storage schemes to enable these UIs.

Recommendation Engine

We have a news feed that displays recommended papers to our users. Currently we use a simple rule-based system where papers are tagged by research interests and our users can follow those research interests. In addition, our users can follow each other. We want our users to feel as if they are attending an amazing conference where everything we show them is the most relevant and up-to-date information that is available in their field.

In order to improve our recommendation engine, we will be immersed in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. We want to identify which particular field of the paper it correlates to (math, biochemistry, anthropology, etc.) and the type of document (original research, a review article, a conference presentation, a lecture note or some other content). Using everything from a papers previous viewers on Academia.edu to its author and content to its place in the citation graph, we want to determine the relevance of a particular document to a particular user. Lastly, using large-scale data analysis we want to identify trending papers, highlight influential researchers and help the public uncover important new work more quickly and reliably.

Mobile App

Academia does not have a mobile app but we are dedicated to building one!

Working with a clean slate, we will design and build a mobile API that displays Academias core features. These features will include the user profile, upload papers, news feed, analytic data, and the ability to make comments on papers (Peer Review). In order to build a dynamic mobile API, we will write easy-to-use client libraries in a wide range of scripting languages that will encourage integration with Academias data, content and identity into their apps.

Speed, Scale, & Storage

Our engineering team will have to build highly scalable systems that effectively store and analyze our entire stream of hits. We have built an analytics dashboard so that every user can see how many people viewed their profile and how many people have read their uploaded papers. We enabled this feature by storing structured data in DynamoDB- currently 343 million rows and growing 10% per month. We want to build features that require more sophisticated aggregations on this data than DynamoDB can provide.

Furthermore we will need to figure out how to effectively store massive amounts of data while increasing the speed of our product especially to parts of the world where there is slower internet connections. This is important because areas in the world with slower connections tend to be where researchers can benefit the most from open access to research. Our platform must be useable for them too.

Future at Academia.edu

We have a fun and agile team and we are growing (our site usage grows 10% per month)! We have the resources to make our mission come true. We just raised $11 million from Khosla Ventures, Spark Capital, and True Ventures. We're based in Downtown San Francisco.

Chat with Ashley

If you think you would be interested in solving some of these technical problems then please do not hesitate to contact ashley[at]academia.edu.

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apinstein 2 hours ago 0 replies      
TourBuzz (http://www.tourbuzz.net) - Atlanta, GA - Full-Time - Local

We've looking for a Full-Stack Developer to focus on metrics/data -- we have a lot of great data that we aren't acting on. You will focus on collection and presentation of data to our operations team, developers, business team, and even customers to provide actionable insights for improving the product. A full-stack developer with a business and data background would be ideal.

Our 11-person team has carved out a profitable niche in the real estate photography industry over the past 7 years. We are growing fast, have no debt and no outside investors. Our product roadmap is full of challenging and fun problems as we expand our product to other commercial photography niches.

We're a great fit for those that prefer an atmosphere where you're given the time and autonomy to digest a problem, collaborate productively w/the business and technical team, and expected build a robust and maintainable solution. Day to day you'll be using PHP, AngularJS, compass, ruby, coffeescript, chef, and postgres in an environment where we expect you to develop your skills and learn new tools to increase your productivity.

We have competitive salary/benefits with a flexible and relaxed working environment (few meetings or deadlines) located in Virginia Highland.

Reach me at alan@tourbuzz.net.

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alexatkeplar 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Snowplow Analytics - London/Remote, INTERN.

Snowplow Analytics is looking for 1 open source software intern this Summer (May through August), for a 6-8 week paid internship. Our intern will work directly on and contribute to projects within the Snowplow open source stack (https://github.com/snowplow). A Snowplow intern loves coding, enjoys experimenting with new technologies and is happiest working "in the open" on community/team projects.

This a paid internship; we will consider candidates who can work from our London office and additionally remote candidates who are UTC +/- 5 hours maximum. Interested? Please email intern@snowplowanalytics.com, and tell us about a piece of software you are proud to have written. (And don't be afraid to suggest specific projects/initiatives/features that you would like to work on in your internship.)

We will be blogging with more information about our internship program soon. For background on our successful recent winternship program check out: http://snowplowanalytics.com/blog/2013/12/20/introducing-our...

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paf31 5 hours ago 0 replies      
DICOM Grid - Phoenix AZ, or REMOTE, no H1B, no recruiters or agencies, US only - JavaScript Developer

DICOM Grid, a SaaS start-up in the healthcare technology field, is looking for a JavaScript developer to maintain and enhance DICOM Grids front-end medical image sharing and reading web application. You will report to the Director of Dev Ops.

Familiarity with modern front-end web development is essential, including but not limited to HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, LESS, JQuery, Underscore, Handlebars, Backbone. Experience working in the medical industry (DICOM, HL7, PACS, etc.) would be a bonus, but is not required.

The ideal candidate would be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and be enthusiastic about keeping up-to-date with the latest web technologies.

The team is distributed with team members working remotely in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York. Position Responsibilities

- Plan, evaluate, implement, test and document new features and bug fixes for the DICOM Grid web application.

- Work with other development team members to integrate with backend services.

- Work with DevOps to deploy code into our production and UAT environments.

- Work with customers and professional services to gather requirements.

- Conform to company standard operating procedures.

What qualifies you to join?

- A combination of a college degree in CS, Math, Physics, or related, relevant work experience, and/or a strong open source portfolio.

- General interest in the healthcare field.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- High enthusiasm and desire to work on an entrepreneurial team.

- Roll-up-the sleeves attitude is a must.

- Meticulous attention to detail with strong organization skills

- Heavy emphasis will be placed on problem solving skills, personal initiative and good people management/relationship skills. Sense of humor is mandatory.

Logistics

- This is virtual position, you must be able to work from home effectively

- Base salary and stock options depend on experience; health insurance, paid holidays and vacation are part of the package.

Send your resume along with links to your StackOverflow, GitHub profiles, etc. to pfreeman+hn@dicomgrid.com. For bonus points, include a solution to the following short task, including code in JavaScript or the frontend language of your choice: given a JSON object conforming to the schema { value: ..., collapsed: (true|false), children: [...] }, where children is an array of objects conforming to the same schema, and a function render taking values to DOM elements, layout the information for read-only display, with the ability to expand/collapse individual nodes. The aim of the exercise is to demonstrate familiarity with Javascript, so a very basic UI is all that is needed.

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onalark 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Delhi (Other areas negotiable), India

Systems Developer, CycleTel

Are you passionate about using technology to create social impact? Do you operate well in start-up environments, building new ideas and strategies from scratch? Do you want to be part of a social enterprise that is positioned to change lives in India? This is your chance to join and shape a fast growing, mobile health (mHealth) service at a critical inflection point.

CycleTel is an mHealth innovation, developed and tested in India, that is positioned to be the first ever family planning method offered via SMS. No doctors, no visits to the health clinicCycleTel puts family planning knowledge and use in the hands of couples, on their mobile devices. Based on the Standard Days Method (SDM) of family planning, the service has the potential to aid millions of women in India who have access to a mobile phone.

CycleTel seeks a passionate and skilled developer to lead development and administration of our SMS-based solution in India. The candidate will have an exceptional track record in software, preferably with experience in building and maintaining mobile systems services in India.

CycleTel is an initiative developed and incubated by Georgetown Universitys Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) in Washington, DC. IRH works to reduce unmet need for family planning by increasing fertility awareness and expanding access to family planning methods.

As a Systems Developer, you will help us improve, deploy and maintain our SMS-based solution. You will help us expand our reach within India and globally by adding multi-language support to our existing English/ Hinglish-based code. You will also help us expand by leading the development and integration of our application with technical partners. The System Developer will be part of the CycleTel team in India, and work in a focused team, reporting to our India CycleTel Manager, based in Delhi.

Please send cover letter and CV to the CycleTel team at charu.chadha.irh@gmail.com,

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atto 7 hours ago 1 reply      
FortyTwo Mountain View, CA Frontend / mobile / backend (H1B okay, read below)

Hi all, I'm Andrew from FortyTwo. We're a well-funded Series A startup (~10 engineers) in Mountain View building https://www.kifi.com/. It's a lot more than a bookmarking service: we're building a search engine and content discovery system that blows away what's out there by letting you organize everything super easily, while not asking you to change your searching habits. We have a product that we love, and have lots to do still.

Right now, we're looking hard for:

Frontend - we're building a cross-browser browser extension and a site using AngularJS. Ideal candidate is very comfortable with JavaScript, at least one backend (non-JS) language, and has used a thick-client MV* style framework. Full description is here: http://www.42go.com/frontend.html

Mobile - we're building a soon-to-be-released iOS client as well as starting an Android client. Ideal candidate has experience releasing consumer mobile products, and has strong engineering skills to make an efficient and pleasant to use app. More here: http://www.42go.com/join_us.html#mobile

Backend / Full stack - we use Scala, Play!, and Akka to build a highly-available, reactive backend to serve our clients. Ideal candidate has experience on the JVM, functional programming, and continuous deployment. More here: http://www.42go.com/join_us.html#backend

We blog at http://eng.42go.com, so check out some of the stuff we're working on. We're okay to sponsor H1Bs, but prefer Bay Area candidates already so we can move faster. To apply, email towel@42go.com with your resume/github/LinkedIn.

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mwflaher 56 minutes ago 0 replies      
CoverHound (SF @ 2nd and Mission) is actively seeking engineers (full-stack, Ruby/Rails experienced, local talent preferred) at both senior and early/mid career levels... We've got strong product/market fit, consistent 20% month-to-month growth and a fun, growing team.

Take a look below and at our jobs site http://coverhound.com/jobs or contact us at jobs@coverhound.com ... Thanks!!

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CoverHound is a venture-backed startup building the first brand that consumers trust in comparison shopping for insurance. Our service dramatically improves the experience of buying insurance by offering a best-of-breed online shopping experience with real-time rate comparison and access to experienced insurance advisors.

Our San Francisco office at 2nd and Mission is where our Product and Engineering teams are located. There's a bunch of great reasons to join us here in SF:

- Use modern technologies to change the way people find, compare and purchase insurance online.

- Solve interesting technical problems around consumer experience and scale, backend integrations and data analytics.

- Help scale our data-driven company and our full-stack, agile team.

- Work in an awesome office with the SF norms - macs, snacks and standup desks.

- Competitive salary, equity and benefits.

- Kelly Green Fridays, monthly Dogfood days and more

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jays 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Naked Apartments - http://www.nakedapartments.com

Full Time REMOTE - Anywhere

Naked Apartments has set out to simplify renting, starting in NYC. Were a small team, growing fast, and already taking a big bite out of Craigslists juicy NYC revenues, but weve set our sights on much bigger goals.

Our team is optimized for developer impact and achievement. Weve taken Jason Frieds TED talk to heart and built an entirely distributed team...yes including even our CEO. Get ready to be judged on productivity, not face time and say goodbye to your painful commute.

Engineers are given ultimate controller of product. No wire frames or painful specs handed down from product managers. Engineers get to take an idea from conception all to way to production, coupled with a team support system to get feedback and iterate until youve built a something youll be proud of.

We want engineers who care about the user experience as much as they care about clean, well tested code. So get ready to be pushed to be the best engineer you can be.

Were always interested in finding great team members. At the moment, were specifically looking for:

* iOS Engineer

* Full Stack Rails Engineer

If you're interested in learning more, send us an email: jobs@nakedapartments.com

* http://www.nakedapartments.com/about/jobs

* http://www.ted.com/talks/jason_fried_why_work_doesn_t_happen...

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benjaminwootton 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Contino - London - www.contino.co.uk - No remote

We are looking for DevOps freelancers and contractors who can be available on site at our London based clients.

We have opening in the Linux, Puppet/Chef, Ansible, Python, Postgres, VMWare spaces at the moment.

Please get in touch on benjamin.wootton@contino.co.uk for more information.

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joshyeager 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Swift Software - Frederick, MD (Near DC) - Software Engineer in Product Support

Ready to work closer to home? Swift Software is a growing product-centered B2B software company seeking a talented software engineer to join our team in Frederick, MD to provide product support to our broad base of happy customers.

Our product is an advanced task management and workflow system with a long track record of customer success. Youll work with new and existing customers to help them learn how to get the most out of our visual workflow engine. Youll also help them troubleshoot problems and build new systems, and youll gather their feedback and use it to help our development team plan the future of our product.

Unlike other companies, product support is a first-class member of our organization. Our support team and product developers work side-by-side, and our support team is a key contributor to product design. In addition to helping our customers with current issues, product support also spends time improving our product, documentation, and processes to prevent future problems and streamline our customers experience.

Our environment is relaxed and fun, and we play everything from Total Annihilation to Alien Swarm at our game nights. We equip everyone with new quad-core Thinkpads with SSDs and dual monitors. Our policies and benefits are family-friendly, with generous vacation time, good health insurance options, and flexible work schedules.

For more information about this position, see the link below.http://www.jobtraq.com/jobs/se228-software-engineer-product-...

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jscalisi 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Palantir Technologies - Palo Alto, CA

At Palantir, we develop the worlds leading products for data analysis and we deploy them against problems that truly matteruncovering human trafficking rings, containing the spread of infectious diseases, combating fraud, stopping cyber attacks, protecting privacy and civil liberties, prosecuting complex financial crimes, providing relief to victims of natural disasters, and more.Sound exciting? We think so, too.

The Internal Tools team is comprised of the rockstar hackers that spend their time building, maintaining, and improving the glue that holds our development process together. In this highly cross-functional role, youll be developing innovative solutions that facilitate developer productivity.

Responsibilities:* Building and maintaining modules and configurations* Building scripts and plugins for our Source Control Management and Continuous Integration services* Building additional tooling to make testing against complex systems easierExample: a simple service that makes it easy to use a shared, extremely fast Oracle server across multiple tests simultaneously* Building and maintaining bleeding edge build system architectural componentsExample: a web service for knowing how all of our internal packages depend on each other, allowing for chained upstream/downstream builds when dependencies change

Requirements:* B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent* Experience in one or more of the following: Ruby, Java, SQL, scripting* Experience with Git, Jenkins, Gerrit, Gradle, Ivy, Oracle, Postgres, Eclipse or other open source code recommended* Previous experience with Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Stash also a plus* Have a deep understanding of Unix, Linux, or Windows internals* Strong communication skills

https://www.palantir.com/careers/OpenPosDetail?id=a0m8000000...

Questions? Feel free to email me at jscalisi@palantir.com.

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twymer 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Dimagi (www.dimagi.com) - Boston (Cambridge, technically) and Cape Town, South Africa

We are a small and growing social enterprise based in Boston that develops and deploys open source health and logistics systems in rural Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We offer a fun and stimulating environment, a chance to see the world, and to make a difference in places that need it most.

At Dimagi, you can create a great impact by creating great software. We're looking for talented programmers on our mobile (Android), web (Python, CouchDB, Django), and front-end (JS, Knockout) platforms who want to generalize across the stack, or specialize in one area.

For more information, please check out our careers page at http://www.dimagi.com/about/careers or feel free to email me directly (my username at dimagi.com) if you have any questions.

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DrJ 4 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco - Heyday - http://hey.co

We are building a lifelog for people to remember and share the story of their lives, automatically, beautifully, and privately. Two months ago, we launched here on Hacker News [ https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6858373 ]. Here's what some of you guys said:

- "Wow. I rarely download this stuff. But the fact that it claims to be automatic piqued my interest. After downloading it I can say that my first impression is shocked. Shocked that I really liked it."

- "This is very well done. This could crush Facebook. Not in the short term but if you create a timeline that is more personally valuable to people they will be far more likely to use it and share it with friends and family. Your timeline is already far more interesting then my "Wall."

- "Why is it free? I would've paid for this."

- "I have been looking for this. I've been so desperate for this I've been contemplating creating it myself."

We're looking for:

* Mobile engineers (iOS - hard problems include making our sync engine fast/reliable, fast/intuitive search for memories, surfacing important memories in the background, UI performance, and doing it all without using a lot of battery)

* Systems engineers (Python, AWS, Puppet/Chef - hard problems include delivering accurate geocoding for memories, reliable syncing, and building systems to monitor and scale all of it automatically)

* Data scientists (R/Matlab/SPSS, Python, SQL, statistics, machine learning - hard problems include using ML to improve accuracy of geocoding, building growth and retention models, all while guaranteeing user anonymity and privacy).

We will fly you out for interviews and relocate you to San Francisco if you aren't here already. A lot of our team work remotely from time to time, but we haven't found full time remote employees to work out well for us since we collaborate so closely together in real time.

Please email us directly at siqi at hey dot co (8 hour SLA for a response).

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qhoxie 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Swiftype - San Francisco, CA (relocation assistance)

The product you would help build powers the search experience on hundreds of thousands of websites. We're a product/engineering focused company and we're fortunate enough to be working at a massive scale. Everything is growing quickly and we need more generalist engineers to join the team.

Here is the view from our office: http://distilleryimage4.ak.instagram.com/e7bf92ee681111e38d9...

Some recent Open Source releases from our team:

- https://swiftype.com/blog/introducing-meta-events.html

- https://swiftype.com/blog/web-server-uid.html

- https://swiftype.com/blog/objectid-columns.html

If that sounds interesting, email us at jobs+hn@swiftype.com or check out https://swiftype.com/jobs for more information.

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Okvivi 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Jello Labs - Senior Engineer - New York City - http://jellolabs.com/jobs fulltime, onsite)

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We are changing the way mobile eCommerce works.

We are well funded and we have an amazing team with engineers from Google, Foursquare, Ebay, Chartbeat and Medium - http://jellolabs.com/team

We love GoLang, AngularJS, and ObjectiveC, if you want to write Go as a full-time job you should come join us! We do code reviews and care deeply about moving fast while maintaing reliable systems. On Wednesday nights, we play board games.

More details at http://jellolabs.com/jobs, or simply email hey@jellolabs.com.

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Lead iOS Engineer

We're looking for an iOS developer who cares about building awesome experiences, and about making them fast and smooth. Even on slow connections.

More details at http://jellolabs.com/jobs, or simply email hey@jellolabs.com.

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browser411 3 hours ago 0 replies      
SigFig -- San Francisco (HQ), Tucson, Singapore

SigFig tracks over $315 billion in assets for everyday investors like you. We recently launched personalized, software-based asset management that anyone can afford for $10 per month, flat.

We're backed by Union Square Ventures, Bain, and Doll Capital Management.

Lead SRE / DevOps: https://www.sigfig.com/l/jobs/Engineering/4

Full-Stack Engineer: https://www.sigfig.com/l/jobs/Engineering/1

Lead QA Engineer: https://www.sigfig.com/l/jobs/Engineering/3

Growth Engineer: If you're obsessed with growth, love scientific experimentation and think that the most exciting code is what impacts the business the most, email jay@sigfig.com so I can accelerate the process for you

Full list of opportunities for engineers, designers and product managers here:https://www.sigfig.com/l/jobs

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SteveMorin 1 hour ago 0 replies      
San Francisco or Palo Alto VISA Hiring for our Big Data Analytics Platform Team, also hiring on our Data Science Team. Taking fulltime and consulting candidates. We have internal facing and client facing positions on the team, so there is a lot of opportunities. We also have 1 position open for DevOps/SysOps role with BigData.

We are implementing a new analytics platform. If your interested let me know. I would love to talk to you more about the role.

  BigData Analytics Platform Team    - Hadoop 2.0     - Yarn    - Spark    - Kafka    - Ansible  Data Science    - MapReduce 2    - Tableau    - Hive    - Sas    - R   
Email: steve@demandcube.com

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rchiba 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Tint (http://www.tintup.com) San Francisco (SOMA), CA - Full Time

Looking for Full Stack Developers

Tint's mission is to help organizations drive deeper relationships with their customers through social media. We are a group of 8 engineers and customer happiness heroes with a profitable, sustainable business and a great working environment.

In February 2013, we made $493.93.

Last month (March 2014), we made $192,387.18.

Simply put, we have too many customers, and too few quick minds.

Join us on this incredible journey to become a market leader in the social media display and aggregation space. We have plenty of interesting engineering challenges to conquer and relationships to nurture with big brands with endless opportunity for personal growth along the way.

Some of the tech we work with: PHP, Ruby on Rails, AWS, Rackspace, Backbone.js

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For more details

on the positions: https://angel.co/tint/jobs

on Tint company culture: http://www.tintup.com/about

on our incredible journey: http://www.tintup.com/blog/tint-year-in-review-2013/

on a few of our customers: http://www.tintup.com/clients

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If you're interested, send an email to ryo@tintup.com with the following:

  * Resume or a link to your LinkedIn  * What interests you with Tint?  * A GitHub profile or equivalent.   * A project or open source contribution you are particularly proud of!
I'll read the emails along with the rest of our team and hope to see yours soon!

- Ryo

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tristanz 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Sense - https://senseplatform.com - San Francisco

We're building a next-generation data science platform to tackle the toughest problems in science and business. We're looking to expand our team of two. If you love tackling tough problems, building serious technology, or spending your days thinking about future of data and statistics, drop us a line.

We're hiring multiple roles:

* Fullstack Engineer - Build the best cloud platform for data science. Node.js/AngularJS.

* Backend Engineer - Build the best infrastructure for data science. Hadoop, Docker, AWS, Go, R, Python, JavaScript.

* Lead Designer - Build the most beautiful, powerful, and productive data science experience.

* Director of Data Science - Build the future of data science and spread the gospel. PhD and polyglot data science experience (R, Python, JavaScript, Hadoop, SQL) required. Bayesian/Probabilistic Programmer a plus.

Compensation: Competitive salary, real equity, flexible work environment.

Sound interesting? Email tristan@senseplatform.com with a short introduction.

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gregman 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Nitrous.IO https://www.nitrous.io

SF / Singapore (remote can be considered)

At Nitrous.IO we are changing the way the world codes. Our mission with Nitrous.IO is to improve the way you work and collaborate on software applications by making development environments easier to create, configure and share.

We just closed a $6.65M Series A financing round and are growing at a fast rate. If youre interested in helping us change the way the world codes, check out our jobs page:

https://www.nitrous.io/jobs

Positions include:

* Platform Engineer

* Software Engineer

* Support Engineer

* Developer Evangelist

* Product Designer

* Product Marketing / Growth Hacker

* Corporate Assistant

Here are some (but not all) of the languages/technologies you could be working with:

* Ruby / Rails

* Node.js

* Ember.js

* JavaScript

* Chef

* Puppet

* PostgreSQL

* Memcache

* Redis

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rajsat 2 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco - AirPR - FULL TIME, INTERN - Full Stack, FrontEnd, Infrastructure

AirPR is a technology platform to increase PR performance. As technological innovation continues to shake up everything in the "media realm", AirPR's disruptive products, including Marketplace and Analyst have garnered attention from FastCompany, Bloomberg, TechCrunch, Forbes, Mashable, and PRWeek as well as Fortune 500 brands and fast-growing startups.

AirPR Marketplace matches technology companies and innovative brands with the top PR independents and small firms in the country.

AirPRs first-to-market measurement solution, Analyst, uses machine learning, statistical analysis and other algorithmic techniques for big data analysis to measure the ROI of PR in a unique and compelling way. The product analyzes digital media activities from traffic to conversion to projected and/or actual revenue in addition to a variety of factors about your brand.

We are looking to hire for the following positions:

BACKEND / FULL-STACK SOFTWARE ENGINEER - Implement core features of multiple data-intensive production applications across different software stacks

FRONTEND SOFTWARE ENGINEER - Lead the front end efforts of two production, data-rich web applications

INFRASTRUCTURE/OPS ENGINEER - Lead the maintenance of a cluster of crawler instances, elasticsearch instances, multiple mysql databases and other systems.

To apply, please send your resume to jobs@airpr.com or reach me directly at raj@airpr.com.

For more details, please visit our careers page: https://www.airpr.com/jobs

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cliftonk 8 hours ago 0 replies      
OrgSync Dallas, TX. Full-time.

Frontend / Backend / Full-stack

## Job Summary

We're looking for a sharp engineer to work alongside a small team of developers and designers committed to building a robust, performant and scalable web application serving over 350 colleges and universities around the country. You have an attention to detail and a professional curiosity that extends beyond the workplace. You will work in a mostly autonomous environment, so you have to be just as awesome at getting things done as you are at composing elegant solutions.

Most of our code is written in Ruby and runs on the Rails stack backed by a MySQL database, but we also incorporate other technologies such as Node.js, Memcached, ElasticSearch and Redis. We use GitHub for version control and our infrastructure is entirely hosted via cloud services. We care about keeping our libraries up-to-date and test coverage. While most of our stack is on Rails today, we're comfortable with other technologies and always strive to use the right tool for the job.

This is a full-time position at our headquarters in Dallas, TX and includes a competitive base salary, a full range of benefits, stock options, and an awesome team of creative people by your side.

## Requirements

- Passion for developing excellent software and an appreciation for elegant code

- Strong understanding of web services and REST concepts

- Strong understanding of relational databases including complex queries and optimization

- Experience writing object-oriented software guided by tests

- Strong understanding of performance optimization and caching techniques

- Being comfortable in a polyglot environment a plus

- Open source project contributions a plus

- Ability to play "Careless Whisper" on saxophone a plus

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

## Links

Open source: http://orgsync.github.io/

Blog: http://devblog.orgsync.com/

Openings: http://www.orgsync.com/company/careers

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wbailey 49 minutes ago 1 reply      
San Francisco, CA

Are you excited by the opportunity to revolutionize an industry?

InvestCloud, born in a garage (it's what Californian companies do, after all), is driving a high-speed design and technology revolution that is transforming the way the financial industry uses, processes and interacts with data.

Today, any investment manager can have access to a first-class integrated investment platform through the cloud, with InvestCloud. We are the first true cloud platform for the securities market. Since the launch in January 2012, we have over 100,000 users in excess of 1 trillion assets, accessing information securely from any location with any device.

We are looking for bright and talented individuals as we advance our cutting edge proprietary technology.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Candidate:

The InvestCloud team is looking for a creative and analytic product developer in the San Francisco Bay Area with the technical skill, architectural acumen, and the drive to deliver innovative solutions to the challenges todays investment managers face. You are a full stack developer, with experience in modern web frameworks and are passionate about owning the design and implementation of feature set as a whole. You enjoy not only coding in all layers of the stack, but care deeply about code quality, performance, and execution. Additionally, you are a skilled technologist with an interest and experience in the asset management industry, and you are excited by the opportunity to change the way that the global finance industry uses and interacts with data.

Key Responsibilities:

- Designing, developing, automating, and executing new server-side features.

- Drive and deliver the next generation of features and functions to expand the InvestCloud product offering.

- Find ways to leverage new technologies to increase the scalability and performance of the platform.

- Recognize opportunities to expand the product suite to capitalize on new market opportunities.

- Develop and architect new product features.

- Working with other teams at InvestCloud to implement the operations plan for our applications.

- Ensuring that we are continuously raising our standard of engineering excellence by implementing best practices for coding, testing, and deploying.

- Make informed decisions, and be comfortable with celebrating your successes and learning from your failures.

QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience with highly available, multi-tenant, cloud-deployed applications.

- Commitment to a high standard of software quality and best practices.

- A BS/BA in Computer Science, or related field, and a strong interest in investment management.

- Experience in multi-threaded application environments.

- Knowledge of modern web frameworks like Ruby on Rails and Django.

- Experience with Git.

- Expertise in object oriented programming languages (Java, C#, C++, etc.)

- Proven track record of willingness and ability to learn and master new languages and frameworks.

View other job openings here: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/InvestCloud/

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brlewis 5 hours ago 1 reply      
San Francisco, CA; Boston, MA - Fitbit, Inc.

Fitbit is a consumer product and web 2.0 company dedicated to helping millions of consumers reach their health and fitness goals one step, one mile, and one Astronaut badge at a time. We are building revolutionary connected devices and software tools to measure progress and motivate people to do more every day.

Boston Software Engineers: http://jobvite.com/m?35Rglgwi

San Francisco Software Engineers: http://jobvite.com/m?3XSglgwb

San Francisco Hardware Engineers: http://jobvite.com/m?3kVhlgwC

San Francisco Interns: http://jobvite.com/m?3hTglgww

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mgeraci 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Frontend Engineer at OkCupid - New York, NY

We're looking for a full time front end engineer here at OkC. I've pasted the HR'y text below, but as a front end dev at OkCupid, I can say that it's a great place to work. If you're interested in building stuff with autonomy and responsibility and push it to tons of users, you should reach out. Feel free to ping me with any questions! michael@okcupid.com

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Do you want to work on a product that truly improves peoples lives? Do you want to work on a small team with exceptionally talented people? Were looking for an experienced Frontend Engineer to join the OkCupid Product Team in New York City.

We're looking for enthusiastic and talented Frontend Engineers to join our growing team. Youll be helping to make our products awesome and scalable for millions of users. Youll get to work with a team of fantastic and fast-moving hackers to make the social web a more insightful and engaging place.

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mikebabineau 5 hours ago 0 replies      
The Factory - San Francisco, CA -- http://www.thefactory.com/

The Factory is changing the way companies are built. Backed by the founder of Skype and Rdio and led by Rdio's founding team, we're a product incubator without the burdens of outside influence, funding, or time constraints.

We are well-funded and have a small and exceptional team of twelve. We have a gorgeous office in SOMA. Salary is top-notch, as are the equity and benefits as an early member.

We're looking for highly experienced, entrepreneurially-minded builders to help:

* Dream up and build products

* Develop and perfect a common platform and pipeline

* Create open-source tools to help others launch products

Current positions:

* Senior Front-End Engineer (http://www.thefactory.com/pdfs/sr_frontend.pdf)

* Senior Back-End Engineer (opportunistic)

* Other roles (opportunistic)

You can read more about us here: http://gigaom.com/2013/06/21/the-factory-janus-friis-todd-be...

If you think this sounds like a fit, drop me a line: mike@thefactory.com

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niklas_a 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Instabridge - Stockholm, Sweden http://www.instabridge.com - remote work ok

"I dont want to bias the judges but this is really fking cool" - Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Conference March 2013

We're building the largest wifi network on the planet and are helping people get access to free Wi-Fi wherever they are on any device. We've been described as the "Dropbox of Wi-Fi".

We're now looking for an backend, iOS and Android developers (or to be honest - great developers, experience in a technology we use is just a plus). Is that you? Then email us at thatsme@instabridge.com. We are based in Stockholm, Sweden but we don't want to limit ourselves to great developers in a small city in northern europe. We already have several developers working remotely and are happy to have more people working remotely.

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wbailey 48 minutes ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA

Are you excited by the opportunity to revolutionize an industry?

InvestCloud, born in a garage (it's what Californian companies do, after all), is driving a high-speed design and technology revolution that is transforming the way the financial industry uses, processes and interacts with data.

Today, any investment manager can have access to a first-class integrated investment platform through the cloud, with InvestCloud. We are the first true cloud platform for the securities market. Since the launch in January 2012, we have over 100,000 users in excess of 1 trillion assets, accessing information securely from any location with any device.

We are looking for bright and talented individuals as we advance our cutting edge proprietary technology.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Candidate:

The InvestCloud team is seeking a talented print reporting specialist in the San Francisco Bay Area with the technical skill, architectural acumen, and the drive to deliver innovative solutions to the challenges todays investment managers face. You have the experience of delivering simple, smooth design solutions that dramatically improve the usability and productivity of our software. Additionally, you are a skilled technologist with an interest and experience in the asset management industry, and you are excited by the opportunity to change the way that the global finance industry uses and interacts with data.

Key Responsibilities:

- Drive and deliver the InvestCloud print reporting suite.

- Find ways to leverage new technologies and plugins to increase the scalability and performance of the platform.

- Develop and maintain InvestCloud library of reports.

- With limited direction, prioritize, organize, and schedule work assignments and projects.

- Quickly analyze and recommend solutions that accommodate technical requirements/ limitations.

- Participate in brainstorming and other idea-generating team sessions.

- Multi-task and work efficiently under pressure.

- Make informed decisions, and be comfortable with celebrating your successes and learning from your failures.

QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience with highly available, multi-tenant, cloud-deployed applications.

- Proficient understanding of a variety of reporting technologies (BIRT, Excel, SQL, SSRS, Tableau, Crystal Reports, etc.)

- Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and experience generating print reports using one of the above technologies with services.

- Experience working in an Agile development environment is preferred, e.g., Scrum or Kanban.

- Experience developing end-to-end Business Intelligence solutions is desired.

- Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL database architectures.

- Must be attentive to details.

- Ability to complete multiple projects simultaneously within specific time frames.

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jlees 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Close - We're a tiny startup hiring in San Francisco.

We're analyzing professional networks to help folks make the most of who they know. If you've ever tried to answer the question "Who do I know that's..." (looking for engineers, investing in my kind of company, interested in partnerships, able to get me featured on Google Play, etc) -- that's what we're about.

It's a huge, nutty data problem -- our professional networks aren't perfectly manicured, exemplary LinkedIn accounts, but disparate and scattered across multiple platforms. Plus there's the task of really trying to understand who everyone is, and figuring out a product perspective that avoids spam and creepiness while genuinely building relationships and value for both sides.

We recently closed a seed round and we're looking for a Python data engineer and a Rails developer. If you're interested in a rolling up your sleeves at a really early-stage startup (with funding!), we'd love to hear from you.

On the data side, ideally you have some experience with using Python for data analysis, scaling data tools, API integrations, machine learning/natural language processing, and ontologies. For Rails, we're looking for an experienced engineer who can own our Rails stack and lead integrations with our data backend.

If you'd like to learn more, please get in touch. I'm jennie at close.co, and I'm the data engineer you'd be working directly with in either role. :)

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james_gancos 5 hours ago 0 replies      
West Hollywood / Los Angeles, CA - www.universalpoints.com - FULL TIME

About Universal Points:

Mission: To improve the travel experience by bringing independent hotels and guests closer together.

Product: Universal Points is a turn-key points platform for independent hotels offering 5% rewards that are automatically redeemable via PayPal or other options. Participating hotels will be able to drive more direct bookings, attract new business guests, and deliver more personalized service. We have a product in the market with clients and are in rapid growth mode.

Team: Small startup team located in West Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. Angel investors include the CEO of Yelp, Social+Capital VC firm, a Harvard Business School professor, and multiple hotel owners.

Hiring for 3 Full Time positions:

1) Ruby on Rails Developer

Who were looking for: Youre passionate about coding and learning new technologies. Youre looking to expand the depth of your experience and knowledge in the best practices for software engineering and development. You want to learn more about startups and want to be a part of a small team.

Experience wed like to see: Experience in another language other than Ruby or JavascriptFront-end skills including: Javascript, JQuery, Bootstrap, HTML, CSSAbility to design software with ERD, Class, Flow, and Sequence diagramsGithubPostgresSQL

More on this position at: https://angel.co/l/pGbbg

2) Director of Sales

We are looking for an individual to lead the sales efforts of our organization.

This position is our first internal sales hire, so we are looking for the candidate that can hit the ground running & CLOSE BUSINESS while at the same time take our sales processes to the next level and shape & grow our sales platform.We value intelligence, curiosity, drive, creativity, persistence, coach-ability, and above all PRIOR PROVEN SUCCESS. Qualified candidates need to be HUNTERS and eager to make cold calls at all times. They must have an enthusiastic approach and be described by friends as no less than ALWAYS OPTIMISTIC.

This position will report to the CEO and will require close coordination with our CTO, development team, and our Marketing & Social Media Manager, among others. This is a great opportunity to make a significant contribution to our business and to change the hotel business for the better.

More on this position at: http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/13096390?trk=job_nov

3) Marketing & Social Media Manager / Growth Hacker

We're looking for a SAVVY, PASSIONATE, INTELLIGENT, FLEXIBLE, POSITIVE and EXCEPTIONALLY CREATIVE Marketing & Social Media Manager / Growth Hacker who wants to help transform the worlds hotel business.

If you are sharp and looking for a fun, fast-paced, supportive environment, this is a great opportunity to make a significant contribution to our business. This role is responsible for: Growing our business from a member/guest perspective, helping to fine-tune our products for maximum effectiveness, reaching out to potential new clients and partners, and building exciting campaigns to share our story and grow our member base.

More on this position at: http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12953227?trk=job_nov

Thanks for your interest, and feel free to contact us directly if you're interested in a position.

-James Gancos (CEO & Co-Founder; james.gancos@universalpoints.com)-Michael Chu (CTO & Co-Founder; michael@universalpoints.com)

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shackattack 5 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA and Toronto - PagerDuty (YC '10)

At PagerDuty, we are building an alerting and incident tracking system to help IT operations groups detect and respond to issues. Startups, Fortune 500 companies, and everything in-between rely on us to alert them quickly when they have operational troubles. Weve got interesting technical problems in spades, but were still very much a startup. We're hiring for pretty much everything, technical and non-technical alike.

We dont hire based on experience with a handful of tools. Instead, we want smart, capable, and experienced people who can learn our tools quickly (and suggest new ones!) as needed. Experience with our stack is just a bonus.

Job list:

GROWTH AND INTERNAL TOOLSBusiness Intelligence AnalystSoftware Engineer - Biz Tools

MARKETINGMarketing Analyst Product Marketing ManagerSenior Web Developer OFFICE ADMINISTRATIONVibe Manager

PLATFORM ENGINEERINGSenior Software Engineer

PRODUCTSenior Product Manager UX/Interaction Designer San Francisco, CA

REALTIME ENGINEERINGRealtime Software EngineerRealtime Software Engineer (SF and Toronto positions available)Senior Realtime Software Engineer

RECRUITINGTechnical Sourcer - Contract

SALESAccount Executive Customer Success Representative

WEB ENGINEERINGIntermediate Software Engineer

See the full job descriptions at http://www.pagerduty.com/jobs/

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itsdrewmiller 7 hours ago 0 replies      
NGP VAN - Washington, DC or Boston, MA - Senior and Mid-Level Developers, Interns

NGP VAN (https://coderwall.com/team/ngp-van) is the worlds leading political technology firm, providing campaign and organizing technology to Democrats, progressives, and non-partisan organizations. We offer an integrated platform that combines the best fundraising, compliance, organizing, and new media products available.

We are a rapidly growing company that built the voter contact and volunteer management tools used by Obama for America. Nearly every State Democratic Party in the country distributes our VoteBuilder tools to Democrats up and down the ticket, and we provide industry-leading organizing tools for labor unions, environmental groups, pro-choice advocates, civil rights activists, and international political parties across the world. Our fundraising and compliance software is used by the vast majority of Democratic candidates from the Presidential level on down, and our fast-growing new media platform has recently become the most-used platform by Democratic campaigns as well.

We have a few positions open in DC or Boston for developers - our stack is mostly ASP.NET MVC / EF, but we have several node apps and are also using angular pretty heavily in new stuff. (The open positions would definitely involve both C# and node.) We're also open to summer interns in both locations.

The positions offers competitive compensation and a strong benefits package. NGP VAN prides itself on being a progressive and open-minded workplace; we have a fun and relaxed company culture, including blowing off steam on a softball field, drinking in the office on Fridays, enjoying periodic company retreats to warm places with beaches, and casual Friday every day.

Some relevant links:

Job Postings:http://www.ngpvan.com/about/jobs/senior-developer-0http://www.ngpvan.com/about/jobs/development-intern

Coderwall: https://coderwall.com/team/ngp-van

Hit me up at dmiller at ngpvan dot com if you have any questions!

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encoderer 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Trulia - San Francisco - Full Time

Trulia's real estate search platform serves over 30 million unique visitors every month. With an at-scale web experience, category leading apps in both the Play and iOS App stores, and teams working on behavioral search models, home estimates, commute times, and computer vision, we're hiring Engineers in nearly every discipline.

I've worked at Trulia for about 2 years. Employees are taken care of. Engineers have a voice. A successful IPO and healthy balance sheet give us the ability to take on ambitious projects. It's just really a great place to work.

- Competitive comp and equity

- Great benefits, including gym reimbursement and free healthcare

- Fantastic location in downtown San Francisco, close to Bart, Caltrain, the Transbay Terminal, etc.

- Kegs (plural) and a rooftop patio

- Quarterly hack-weeks where meetings are prohibited and engineers work on whatever delights them. (More than a few of these projects get on the roadmap and SHIP)

Check out our Jobs page at http://www.trulia.com/jobs and apply. Or reach out to me, shane at trulia dot com.

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crucio 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Firebox.com (http://www.firebox.com) - Shoreditch, London, UK

Firebox is a 15 year young, profitable and growing online retailer specialising in the 'coolest gifts you can buy'. We have a small and agile tech team that work and learn from each other. We build new features, improve and maintain our current codebase, and design our architecture to handle high loads!

We're looking for another web developer who is passionate about technology and wanting to get stuck in building a long term business. We are looking for someone interested in the full stack of web development. On the back-end we currently use PHP/Ruby, MySQL, Redis, Nginx/Apache, and Solr.

To give you an idea of some of our current projects: we are moving over to Postgres, building an in-house iPhone app, re-making our development process to use vagrant, and building an API for internal and external use.

We (the tech team) work fairly autonomously and don't have any managers. We often get to choose what we want to work on in the best interests of the company, which keeps things fun and interesting.

For more info on the job, please see: http://www.firebox.com/admin/showcareer?id=webdeveloper

To apply please email jobs@firebox.com

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khitchdee 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Khitchdee (http://www.angel.co/khitchdee/) Allahabad, India, The Software Engineer's Apprentice. We help students who have recently learnt programming build industrial strength software following best practices in software design and production. Our tools are tailored for a large population of students. We help them learn from each other. Our first focus area is software agents. We are building a Windows app called Inck that they can use to build their own software agents. This tool automatically documents their entire design and production process thereby making it easy to share. If you would like to join a 2 person team building Inck, as an apprentice, email me at rohit@khitchdee.com. In this position, you will learn about Software Product Lines and Generative Programming, both relatively new research areas in software engineering.
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webXL 6 hours ago 0 replies      
South Lake Tahoe (Zephyr Cove, NV)

Informa Investment Solutions, Inc. is seeking both a senior and a junior web developer to join our web applications team at our office on the shores of Lake Tahoe. If you love designing and building modern, responsive web applications that make it easy for business users to run sophisticated investment analysis software, we would like to talk to you. Were an established company with actual paying customers and we want to make our little corner of the world a better place for our users.

We use standards-based HTML, JavaScript and CSS to build a cross-browser UI. We use a lot of state of the art technology HTML5, canvas, RequireJS, Backbone, LESS and node.js. The backend is a mixture of C#, Java, C++ because we believe in using the right tool for the job, and we are regularly evaluating our tools to ensure that. Our development process is agile and we release our web products approximately once a month.

Our offices are a five minute walk from the Nevada shore of Lake Tahoe and Heavenly ski resort is a fifteen minute drive from the office. As a developer youll also get your own private office and even though we mostly develop on Windows, all our developers have Mac hardware.

We prefer to hire generalists who are as curious and excited about technology as we are. All of us enjoy learning new technologies and tools; we have a small team and each developer should be able to work on every aspect of the system.

Please note: this is a full-time, on-site position. We would prefer you to work in our Zephyr Cove office, but we also have offices in White Plains, NY or Nashville, TN that you could work out of. If you're interested, please email matt.motherway -at- informais.com (and put Hacker News in the subject). Thanks.

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_br 4 hours ago 0 replies      
BloomReach - Mountain View, California

H1B, Intern, Full-time all welcome!

Apply at http://bloomreach.com/careers or send an email to dGFsZW50QGJsb29tcmVhY2guY29t and mention Hacker News.

BloomReach is a small, fast-growing startup tackling one of the Internets most fundamental problems: helping leading online businesses get their high quality and relevant content found by their consumers, when and where they want it.

Here are a few articles on the launch of our latest product, SNAP (Search, Navigation and Personalization):

* http://www.forbes.com/sites/lydiadishman/2014/02/25/highly-p...

* http://venturebeat.com/2014/02/25/bloomreach-launches-platfo...

* http://gigaom.com/2014/02/25/why-machine-learning-is-still-g...

* http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2330912/New-BloomReach-...

You can also check out our full suite of products at http://bloomreach.com/what-we-do/

We have open positions in Engineering (we could definitely use a few more Frontend Engineers), Data Science, Sales, and Product and Engagement Management. If you don't find a position that interests you, fill out a generic application and let us know what you want to work on- we're just looking for smart, talented people to help us continue making BloomReach an amazing place to work.

For engineering positions, if you can also send at least one cool piece of code, or a link to something youve built, or a hack that youre proud of, wed love to see it!

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mrbird 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Course Hero - Redwood City, CA

No remote, but we do offer relocation and H-1B process sponsorship

Summary:Were profitable, very open as a company, and supportive, and we need more engineers. EdTech.

Full description:Course Hero is looking for a software engineer who can hit the ground running.

Our team releases code every day to millions of people, so we're looking for someone who can take on challenges, build new features, and iterate quickly. Each engineer has a role in building Course Hero's architecture and will have the opportunity to touch all parts of the stack. Our projects are big -- terabytes of data and customers around the world -- but our team is small, so youll see projects from start to finish, working closely with product managers and designers to ensure successful results.

Our company culture is very open, flat, and transparent. We succeed and learn together. Our office is very comfortable, has a lot of natural light, and great amenities like a gym and walking trails onsite. Weve tried hard to make this a pleasant and inspiring place to do creative work.

Most importantly, we seek to hire individuals whose personality, integrity and passion for our business make our team better as a whole. Were growing fast, profitable (yes, its true!), and looking for another core team member to push us toward the future.

Our stack is LAMP (PHP) + jQuery and AngularJS, but were open to people with all kinds of experience.

Please email: jobs@coursehero.com (and put Hacker News in the subject)

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mjwhansen 7 hours ago 0 replies      
VISUAL DESIGNER, WASHINGTON DC (On-site preferred)

Engage is an interactive agency that provides technology and strategy to Fortune 500 companies, center-right political organizations, and nonprofits. A hybrid between an agency and a tech firm, we are innovators at heart. Our creative team is always looking for newer, cooler, better, more beautiful ways to do things. We love what we do and it shows.

If that sounds like the kind of agency youd like to joinand we hope it doeswere looking to add a Visual Designer to our creative team. The Visual Designer would report directly to the Design Director and be involved in all stages of the design process, from ideation and wireframes to finished product.

Projects might include creating branding collateral for well-known advocacy organizations, designing landing pages for issue campaigns, and crafting social media share graphics to drive engagement. We encourage you to review our portfolio at http://enga.ge/work/ and http://dribbble.com/engagedc.

This is a full-time position in Washington, DC and comes with a generous benefits package. This is an immediate opening. If youre outside DC, we're willing to let you temporarily work remotely until you can relocate.

We will place the most weight on your proven work, so please submit your portfolio with your application (links to your website or Dribbble profile preferred). Your prior work experience and education are considered but are not as important. 2014 graduates with superior portfolios related to web design are also encouraged to apply.

More info & apply:

http://engagedc.theresumator.com/apply/5ePf5g/Visual-Designe...

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pytrin 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Mountain View and the Bay Area - Binpress, the marketplace for commercial open-source.

About us

We are building a platform that helps developers build sustainable businesses around open-source and cultivate the next Red-Hat and MySQL. We are a small team of 7 located in Mountain View (some remote).

What we're looking for

* We are looking for an experienced content producer to join our team as our content marketer. You should have experienced in producing and directing the production of many forms of content, including articles / posts, podcasts, videos and infographics. Experience with producing developer related content is a big plus. This job can be remote if very qualified.

* A junior marketer - a person who has the marketing bug but not the experience. You are a doer and a quick learner. You will be working with our marketing team to implement our marketing plan, learning the full stack of marketing approaches. This position is onsite in our Mountain View offices.

If you are interested in what we do and in the intersection of open-source and commercial software, please get in touch through our jobs page - http://www.binpress.com/jobs/positions

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bignoggins 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Sunnyvale, CA

Yahoo fantasy sports is hiring across the board. iOS, android, and backend (Java/PHP) developers. Quality engineers, testers and mobile designers. If you want to work on the largest fantasy sports product in the world send a note to sportsjobs@yahoo-inc.com

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abuggia 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Localytics - Boston, MA - FULL-TIME, INTERN, H1B

Localytics is hiring:

  - Front End Engineers  - Mobile Engineers  - Rails Engineers  - Backend End Engineers  - DevOps Engineers
About Localytics:

* We provide app analytics and app marketing services for thousands of apps on over a billion devices

* We have the best buzzwords: Big Data + Data Visualization + Mobile

* We are passionate about and have deep expertise in the technologies we work with including: Rails, AngularJS, D3.js, Scala, iOS, Android, Mapreduce, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Memcache, Redis, Column Store Databases, AWS: DynamoDB, S3, SQS, EMR, ElasticCache and EC2.

* We are one of the fastest growing companies in Boston and were recently named one of the top places to work by The Boston Globe.

* We are located next to Park Street Station on the Red Line.

We love candidates who:

* Prefer startup environments.

* Are passionate about technology.

* Enjoy influencing the direction of the product and technologies.

Successful candidates may help us with:

* Web application development - Help us expand our analytics and marketing automation offerings.

* Prototyping - We still do a significant amount of customer development and R&D.

* Writing automated tests - Help us expand our code coverage and improve our Continuous Integration system.

* Writing background jobs and data processing - Move data and perform calculations using cron, Sidekiq and Ruby.

* Front end development - Expand our CSS framework, build screens and libraries in AngularJS and build charts, graphs and other cool visualizations using D3.js

* Back end development - wrangling big data using Scala, AWS and several storage technologies.

Candidates of all experience levels encouraged to connect with us: jobs@localytics.com

More details:

http://www.localytics.com/

http://www.localytics.com/company/localytics-jobs/

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jsulak 8 hours ago 1 reply      
FlightAware - http://flightaware.com/about/careers/ - Houston, TX

FlightAware is the world leader in flight tracking; we accomplish this with creativity, innovation, dedication, diligence, and integrity. FlightAware is over eight years old, is self-financed, with millions a year in revenue, but still ambitious and with the hunger of a startup.

We're looking for:

* Web software developer

* Mapping software developer

* Front-end (UI/UX) developer

* Systems Engineer

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bkanber 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Tidal Labs -- NYC

Front End Developer

Tidal is a tool suite that helps publishers interact with their audience. We're looking for a talented front-end developer to help build new and exciting consumer-facing products built with beautiful design, UI, and UX. You'll be splitting your time working with both the dev and the design teams, building great interactive front-end JS tools and clean semantic HTML and CSS.

You'll be part of a growing thirteen-person team where every person still has a significant impact on what we do. We believe in balance and growth; you'll work on both cutting-edge technology and stable enterprise-grade tools alike.

You should be an absolute expert at HTML and CSS, and can code out prototypes in minutes. You're great at JavaScript and are very comfortable with more advanced JS techniques (we use Backbone.js specifically).

Email frontend@tid.al with a resume, portfolio, and a little about you.

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grkvlt 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Cloudsoft - Edinburgh, UK - http://cloudsoftcorp.com/

We are working on simplifying application deployment and runtime management in the cloud using our open source Brooklyn platform: https://github.com/brooklyncentral/brooklyn

We are currently looking for exceptional developer talent and so we would love to hear from you. Cloudsoft is based at Codebase (http://www.thisiscodebase.com/) Scotlands largest technology incubator, but will consider flexible and remote working.

Please get in touch if you have skills in one or more of the following areas: open source, enterprise Java, devops and system admin, distributed computing, cloud and virtualisation, modern javascript and web development. Reach out to us at: jobs@cloudsoftcorp.com

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almog 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Klarna - Tel Aviv, Israel (local, we can help with relocation from US/EU)

Us: We're changing how people are buying and paying online, by making these two actions distinct from one another.You: a well experienced developer, preferably a full-stack web developer but not necessarily.

Work environment:

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We're a medium sized company (600+), yet our TLV team is very small and enjoy a new large space few floors bellow Google's offices.We host variety of meetups and serve as an occasional hackerspace On Sundays, instead of working on our daily tasks, we divide into learning groups as well as an open source hacking group and work on improve ourselves as professionals.

Our non-Sunday work is done in an agile/scrum fashion, we do pair-programming nearly all the time and work

Development tools stack:

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Rails + Sinatra, AngularJS, Solr, JS + Coffeescript.

Testing tools:

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Cucumber, RSpec, PhantomJS and Jenkins for CI

CM: Chef

Send me your CV (yep, resistance is futile etc.):

almog.kurtser@klarna.com

~

*it is necessary that you you'd like to become one (we'll teach you!) :)

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wbailey 53 minutes ago 1 reply      
San Francisco, CA

Are you excited by the opportunity to revolutionize an industry?

InvestCloud, born in a garage (it's what Californian companies do, after all), is driving a high-speed design and technology revolution that is transforming the way the financial industry uses, processes and interacts with data.

Today, any investment manager can have access to a first-class integrated investment platform through the cloud, with InvestCloud. We are the first true cloud platform for the securities market. Since the launch in January 2012, we have over 100,000 users in excess of 1 trillion assets, accessing information securely from any location with any device.

We are looking for bright and talented individuals as we advance our cutting edge proprietary technology.

LEAD ENGINEER JOB DESCRIPTION

To be successful in this role, you must be a quick learner, have stellar software development and communication abilities, and work well in cross-functional teams. This is a great opportunity to enhance your cloud computing skills, while simultaneously gaining intimate knowledge of InvestCloud products and services.

Key Responsibilities:

- Collaborate with the CTO, Chief Architect, and Head of Product to deliver on key architectural features.

- Research, implement, and find ways to leverage new technologies to increase the scalability and performance of the platform.

- Design, defend, and implement the way forward.

- Make informed decisions and be comfortable learning from failures.

- Protect the separation of concerns and ensure expedience of delivery is not the enemy of quality.

QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience and ability to work in multiple programming languages and frameworks; more importantly, youre not afraid to research a new one if its the right tool for the job.

- Appreciation of storage tools; for example: you have an opinion on them, and enjoy discussing when and where to use NoSQL vs relational.

- Experience with highly available, multi-tenant, cloud-deployed applications.

- A BS/BA in Computer Science or related field.

- Experience with Git.

- Understanding of distributed systems and large scale engineering challenges.

View other job openings here: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/InvestCloud/

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fecak 7 hours ago 0 replies      
DramaFever - NYC (Flatiron) - http://dramafever.com

DramaFever is delivering the best video from around the world on multiple platforms and devices. Founded in 2009, DramaFever is a fast-growing online service with millions of viewers every month. We have a built-in audience of viewers who are hungry for engaging, entertaining and informative content. Investors include AMC Networks, Bertelsmann, NALA Investments, and MK Capital as well as founders/CXOs of YouTube, Machinima, LowerMyBills, Badoo, StubHub, GraphEffect, Capital IQ, Wikets, and others.

The company is experiencing continued growth (currently <100 employees) and is now seeking a Mobile Development Lead, which will require a combination of hands-on and leadership for a small mobile team (iOS & Android).

We are also seeking a UI Development Lead who will be hands-on and guide a small team of UI devs. AngularJS, jQuery, CSS/HTML skills required, ideally from a product development environment. Video experience a plus.

Also need a growth hacker type that can code and knows SEO, PPC, and marketing to build audiences.

Highly competitive salaries, stock options, comprehensive benefits, significant PTO. Email dfecak@gmail.com.

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Katelyn 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Defy Ventures - Fulltime, New York City

Lead Software Engineer

Defy Ventures is 'Y-combinator for men with criminal backgrounds.' We harnesses the natural talents of formerly incarcerated individuals, and transform their hustle toward the creation of profitable and legal business ventures.

You would build and scale a customized eLearning platform based on the rapidly growing Open edX platform (http://code.edx.org/)

You: Must be able to develop code front to back, with knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, Django, Marko MySQL, MongoDB, some Ruby and NodeJS

You'll get:- Competitive Salary- Full medical- Unlimited vacation days- Paid Phone bill- Paid travel to conferences

Defy is an awesome team of incredibly smart individuals who love what we do and are making waves in the most underserved population in the United States. Come join us and make your work meaningful.

If you're interested, shoot us an email at careers@defyventures.org with the subject line "Hacker News- SE"

More info here: http://careers.defyuniversity.org/#careers

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derricki 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Salt Lake City, UT -- Lucid Software (http://www.golucid.co)

Lucid Software is building world class graphical applications in the browser and on mobile devices. Our first product, Lucidchart (http://www.lucidchart.com), is an online diagramming application with 1M+ users. We recently launched our second product, Lucidpress (http://www.lucidpress.com), which is an online layout and design application.

Lucid is a startup founded by Karl Sun, a former Google exec, and Ben Dilts, our CTO. We're profitable and rapidly growing in every dimension of the business and need people to join our team. For fun we raft river rapids on company retreats, have Friday BBQs, and eat lots of pizza. Talent and ability to learn are more important than specific skills.

BACKEND SOFTWARE ENGINEER (all experience levels) -

Lucidchart and Lucidpress run with various decoupled services in a Linux environment using Scala, MongoDB, AWS, and MySQL. At Lucid your responsibilities would include enhancing existing services, building new services, integrating with 3rd party applications and ensuring services are highly available, secure, and scalable.

Requirements: - Talent - BS degree

Recommended experience: - Building large products / applications - Scala or Java - MySQL or other relational database - NoSQL databases - Cloud computing (AWS)

FRONTEND SOFTWARE ENGINEER (all experience levels) -

Lucidchart and Lucidpress are powered by one of the largest Javascript codebases on the Internet (about 250k lines of JS), optimized so that the user experience is indistinguishable from an installed native application. Come help us show the tech world what can be done on the web.

Requirements: - Talent - BS degree

Recommended experience: - Building large products / applications - Javascript - Google Closure compiler/library - CSS/HTML/DOM manipulation - jQuery - Native app development on Android and/or iOS

All applicants email resumes to jobs@lucidchart.com.

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SteveMorin 55 minutes ago 0 replies      
San Francisco or Remote - INTERN The team is developing a next generation Open-Source Scalable Data Pipeline for Hadoop, Hbase, Spark and Storm

We are looking for INTERNS, both on engineering and design that are looking to get Involved with BigData. If your interested in learning more about BigData.

Email me: steve@demandcube.com

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kateegb 4 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco - InstaEDU

We're a 21-person education startup in downtown San Francisco looking to add to our engineering team.

InstaEDU is a marketplace for online tutoring. As more education moves online and video and collaboration technologies reach a point where they can properly replace in-person learning, we see an enormous opportunity to reach a much wider category of students. Weve been growing quickly and announced our series A last August (http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/14/instaedu-series-a-battery-v...).

As we transition from beta to a global web application, we're excited to add new team members to our 10-person eng team. We're looking for engineers with strong python programming skills, proficiency with javascript, HTML, CSS, and experience working with Django, SQL/PostgreSQL, JQuery and/or Redis/NoSQL.

Along with full-stack engineers, we would be more than excited to speak to anyone with strong experience in mobile, dev ops, and data engineering.

http://instaedu.com/about/jobs/#SoftwareEngineers

Benefits of working at InstaEDU include:close-knit team all passionate about the product we're creating, weekly catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen, 401K, Medical, dental, and vision insurance, weekly Friday happy hour and monthly team events (Wine tasting trips, Giants games, Night tour of Alcatraz...)

Feel free to ping me at kate (at) instaedu (dot) com if you have any questions. To apply, send your resume, GitHub profile, blog, and/or any projects that you're proud of to jobs@instaedu.com. If you're awesome, we want to hear from you!

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mdellabitta 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Appinons - http://appinions.com - New York, NY

Appinions Inc. is a Manhattan-based startup that provides a SaaS influence marketing platform and services that let people see the web through the lens of peoples opinions. Behind the services is a natural language understanding platform, based on over a decade of research at Cornell University by Dr. Claire Cardie, Computer Science, and her students.

We're mainly a Java-based shop, and heavily use Hadoop/HStack, AWS, Spring, and JQuery. We focus mostly on front end user experience, big data, identity discovery, and NLP problems in free text.

Right now, we're mainly looking for full-stack style engineers, but we're in a growth mode, so if you think you can help us out, by all means, submit your resume!

http://www.appinions.com/company/careers/

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neiljohnson 8 hours ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Permanent, full time, on-site. Lumi - https://lumi.do

Lumi uses your browsing history to create a personal selection of whats happening online. Brought to you by the people who started Last.fm.We're looking for developers to work on

* Our Django app

* Backend services and middleware

* Android/iOS apps

* Our Recommendation Engine

Our stack is mostly Python backed by Cassandra, Elastic Search and Postgres. We'd like you to know a bit of everything and a lot of something.

You'd be joining an East London based ten-person team, with plans to expand rapidly in the near future.

Either launch a CV at hello@lumi.do, or drop me a line personally if you'd like to chat first.

https://lumi.do/about/jobs

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dcoupl 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Beats Music. San Francisco's Dogpatch District.

Beats Music is creating a streaming/downloading music solution for people who have a passion for music and who know the only thing as important as the song youre hearing now is the song that comes next. Our product combines music selection algorithms with human curation to give the best music experience and discoverability possible. We just launched in January 2014 very successfully and have over a million users and growing. We are an offshoot of "Beats By Dre" audio equipment and as such we are very well funded by private non-VC parties, which gives us the freedom to go big in pursuit of the product vision.

We are hiring for engineering and other positions as well. We run at scale and have a complex distributed system with high performance requirements. Some of the tools we use daily include: Node.js, Python, Couchbase, Git, Objective-C (iOS), Java (Android), C# (Windows Phone), MySQL, Backbone.js, Puppet, Linux, Apache Kafka, Hadoop, Azkaban, Jenkins. There are several teams hiring:

  - core API team (Node.js)  - web team (Backbone.js, Node.js)  - iOS team (Obj-C)  - Android team  - big data team  - analytics team  - operations and platform engineering team  - Windows Phone  - project management
We value creativity as well as engineering prowess. Many of us are musicians in our spare time. Trent Reznor (of Nine Inch Nails) is our Chief Creative Officer. We like to have fun while we solve complex problems with cutting edge tools and techniques. When you write code, it sees high throughput with many concurrent users. We have some other perks too:

  - competitive salary (we pay well)  - great health care (Cigna!)  - reimbursed gym membership at UCSF Mission Bay  - new laptop!  - delicious healthful catered lunches 5 days a week  - a modern building of our own in the up-and-coming Dogpatch neighborhood  - a bright airy work space with exposed brick walls and skylights  - free parking in our 2 private parking lots  - free and discounted Beats By Dre gear  - stocked kitchen: beverages, non-candy snacks, fresh fruit, beer  - fun stuff to do: pinball, ping pong, a bar, cool interesting people  - onsite massages  - transportation reimbursement  - open-ended vacation policy (unlimited)  - flexible hours, work from home 1-2 days/week  - company equity  - annual bonuses  - growth and advancement opportunities
Check out the listings here: http://www.beatsmusic.com/careers/listingsIf you're interested feel free to contact me directly by emailing gtomei at beatsmusic dot com.

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kmano8 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Monetate - Conshohocken, PA (Philly suburbs) - No remote, but we will relocate.

Monetate helps digital marketers make their content more relevant. We turn data into action on our clients' sites by doing real-time data analysis and DOM manipulation to put the right experience in front of their users. Were looking for engineers who want to do highly visible work on great brands and solve tough problems with great coworkers.What we're looking for:

* People who like to ship - we're focused on building and shipping great products - if you like to see your work in production quickly you'll see it here. We ship often (every two weeks), and iterate.

* People who like hard challenges - we have great problems across our products - huge data sets, UX, 3rd party Javascript, high volume / low latency APIs - we have no shortage of fun problems to work on.

* Problem solvers who like to code - we take things apart, figure out how they work, then build software to solve our users' problems.

About us:

* Founded in 2008

* Respect - it's our core value. We have a great team and we work well together. Our vacation policy is the same as Netflix (we don't have one). Our technical project teams are self-organizing and have full authority over (as well as responsibility for) the problems they work on.

* Open source - Google Closure, Python, AngularJS, Pandas, Redis, Hadoop, Mahout, Solr and Lucene - we're open source across our stack

* Market rate salaries

* Funded by First Round Capital and OpenView

We've hired great people from HN before, and we're looking for people not positions. We have people who have joined the team with no background in our primary languages and people from non-traditional backgrounds.

Check out our blog at http://engineering.monetate.com/ Send me a message if you have questions or want to apply: karl at monetate dot com

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neo2001 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Streetlife.com - http://streetlife.com - London, UK

Open positions: - Software Engineer - Senior Software Engineer - iOS Engineer

Streetlife is Britains local social network. Our mission is to help neighbours to connect and build stronger, safer, friendlier communities. Today, over 100,000 people use Streetlife to exchange local news, events and recommendations, to make real-world connections and to get together to improve their neighbourhoods.

Were a small team of smart, driven and determined people, based in Covent Garden. Our meetings are informal, our fridge is always full of drinks and snacks, and were out to change the world, one community at a time. We treat our employees like adults, and trust them to work in whatever way helps them to be most productive. There are no fixed office hours, timesheets, or managers watching the clock and you can take as much or as little time off for holidays as you want.

More information: https://www.streetlife.com/jobs/

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gabrtv 7 hours ago 0 replies      
OpDemand -- Boulder, Colorado

OpDemand makes Deis, the open source PaaS powered by Docker. Using Deis, software teams can deploy and manage applications and services on their own "private Heroku" that runs on public cloud, private cloud or bare metal.

OpDemand is looking for interns with a background in Linux System Administration to use and test Deis full-time. You'll join a tight-knit team of open source developers who are helping businesses succeed using cutting-edge technologies like Docker and Linux containers.

You will learn:

- How to deploy, manage and customize services and applications using Docker

- Concepts around distributed systems, operating system internals and low-level debugging

- How to contribute in an agile development and operations environment

Perks include:

- Level up your GitHub profile by contributing to visible open source projects

- Apple MacBook for work and personal use

- Office right in downtown Boulder on the Pearl Street mall

Interns are expected to join the OpDemand team at our Boulder, Colorado headquarters.

Apply here: http://opdemand.theresumator.com/apply/A888hH/Linux-Intern-E...

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SBG_jobs 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Seven Bridges Genomics -- Cambridge, MA, USA and London, UK

http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/52607/genomic-data-eng...http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/52608/core-r-d-develop...

We are doing exciting things at the cutting edge of bioinformatics; please see our job listings for more details. Prior knowledge of bioinformatics is helpful but not required. Please note that analogous Stack Overflow job listings are available for the Cambridge, MA openings. H1B candidates are welcome.

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rhoml 8 hours ago 0 replies      
3scale.net in Barcelona, Spain is looking for Full time Operations Engineers.

As an Operations engineer at 3scale you will be working to improve the reliability and performance of our services, as well as you will have the opportunity to work shoulder-to-shoulder with our engineering team in order to build the next generation products for APIs focusing on automation, availability and performance.

Responsibilities:Work with the engineering team to build, and maintain 3scales highly available infrastructure between AWS, and other cloud providers in USA and Europe.Write Sensu plugins, handlers, and extensions to monitor all of our stack.Write Puppet modules to automate our infrastructure.Troubleshoot issues across our stack hardware/software and application.Work with our ELK (Elasticsearch + Logstash + Kibana) cluster.Design resilient and scalable architectures.Willingness to learn and tech.

Qualifications:1+ years of experience with AWS. (3+ for senior.)2+ years industry experience on system administration (Linux). (5+ for senior.)1+ years of experience on config management systems (Cfengine, Chef, Puppet, Sal Stack, Ansible).Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, web application security.Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently.Excellent communication skills.Practical knowledge of shell scripting and at least one scripting language (Ruby, Python).

Bonus points:Virtualization and containerization (Lxc, Docker, lmctfy, Xen, Vmware, Openstack)NoSQL (Redis, DynamoDB, Cassandra, Riak, MongoDB).Experience with existing open source project.Skills in ping pong, quake or guitar hero.

Contact: rhommel@3scale.net

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loumf 8 hours ago 0 replies      
New York (NYC) Thomson Reuters

Working on the team that makes Eikon and the underlying platform. You can learn about the group's work, mission, and leadership by jumping to 1:45:00 in this video https://www.media-server.com/m/p/moaghpeu

Jobs in product development, engineer in test, and dev ops.

We use: - HTML5/JS/Angular - Mobile (iOS/Android/hybrid) - C++ - Hadoop/HBase - DevOps: Java, puppet, Sensu, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch

Expertise in one of those sets is a big plus, but get in touch if you have interest and I'll see if we have a spot that interests you. Happy to grab coffee with anyone to have a casual chat about the possibilities.

Contact: Lou Franco lou.franco -at- thomsonreuters.com

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rs 8 hours ago 0 replies      
XP-Dev.com - Remote - https://xp-dev.com

XP-Dev.com does version control and project hosting (in the same market as Github, Bitbucket, etc). Profitable and bootstrapped.

Looking for backend and frontend engineers who would like to get their hands dirty in Subversion, Git and Mercurial. You will be working on new features on the platform that may involve work on the whole stack. You will be liaising directly with real users. Deployments are really quick, and you get to see the impact of your work almost immediately.

Stack:

  - Nginx, Apache  - Java (Core, Wicket, Hibernate)  - Python (mainly for scripting)  - Linux  - AngularJS, JQuery  - MySQL  - Redis  - RabbitMQ  - Fabric
There are other products in the pipeline - most of which are akin to xp-dev.com (hosting/productivity platforms). So, there is plenty of room to switch products and try out new things: https://deployer.vc, https://zoned.io amongst them.

What we're looking for:

  - Self starters  - Sound understanding of programming    you don't need to be a Java/Python/JavaScript guru
Benefits:

  - No keeping track of holidays  - Flexible working hours  - Flexible working conditions (see below)
Position location is remote. You'll need to factor in working from home or from a shared space near you (all will be paid for).

To apply, just drop a short cover email describing yourself and your CV to rs@exentriquesolutions.com

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andylei 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Addepar. We're hiring engineers in Mountain View and New York. INTERN and H1B welcome.

We're a technology company building the next generation infrastructure for finance. Check out our careers page [1] for details. To apply, email careers@addepar.com. Feel free to email me if you have any questions (andy at addepar dot com).

[1] https://addepar.com/careers/

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makeshifthoop 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Sensor Tower (SF + Remote) (Designer, Engineer, Customer Happiness)https://sensortower.com

Do you play Clash of Clans? Candy Crush? Ever wonder how to get your app on top of the app store? We at Sensor Tower (AngelPad) help mobile apps increase their downloads and rocket to the top of the app store.

We have over 26k customers tracking over 500k apps and used by companies such as Yahoo, Skype, Zynga, Johnson & Johnson, Adobe, and Supercell. We're a small + high caliber team located in the heart of San Francisco and backed by Rembrandt Ventures, Merus Capital, and BDMI.

We're built using Ruby + Rails, MongoDB + Mongoid, Redis, Coffeescript, Knockout.js, d3.js, AWS. We reverse engineer apps and internal APIs, write our own gems, and use natural language processing to parse through millions of app reviews for our customers.

What we offer: A chance to revolutionize how information is delivered to mobile marketers and app developers. Competitive salary and significant (enormous) equity in well-funded, high-growth company. Free lunch, daily. Unlimited vacation and holidays. Top-notch healthcare, vision, & dental coverage. Unlimited Gym membership. An incredible team of fun, bright coworkers.

We're looking for smart, motivated individuals for intern + full time positions. Ping us at oliver (at) sensortower dot com.

Oliver

ps. How do you get 24 with 1,3,4,6 using only basic arithmetic?

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dgurock 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Gurock (http://www.gurock.com/) - Berlin, Germany

Hiring: Technical Support Engineer (English, full time) + others

We are a small & successful bootstrapped software company from Germany and build popular web-based applications for software teams. We have been in business since 2004 and many thousands of teams, both small and large, use our products.

We are hiring for different positions, but our main focus right now is on hiring a technical support engineer to help us support our TestRail customers. This is not a typical support role though, as our products and customers are very technical (they are software dev/testing teams), so it's an interesting and challenging position.

As most of our customers are from the US, Canada or other non-German speaking countries, excellent English writing and communication skills are critical for this role (German not required). You can learn more about the Support Engineer role here:

http://www.gurock.com/about/jobs/support-engineer/

We have recently opened a nice office in Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg, near Mitte) and offer great benefits. We use a modern web development stack with PHP, an advanced custom MVC framework (like Rails), Vagrant etc. We provide a very productive and flexible working environment.

If you are in Berlin (or plan to move to Berlin soon) and one of our open positions sounds like a good fit, let me know.

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austinfrmboston 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Omada Health - San Francisco [WILL RELOCATE]

Are you interested in using your skills to prevent an international epidemic?

At Omada Health, we're creating digital therapeutics, a new way of preventing disease through managed behavior change. Our first product takes on prediabetes, which threatens 1 in 3 Americans and millions of others around the world.

Our customers are insurers and employers who are looking to improve quality of life for their members as well as avoid the high costs of living with chronic disease.

We have a 10 person agile dev team emphasizing pairing, TDD, and sustainable pace. We are about to get much bigger and solve interesting problems in reliable ways. If that sounds like your jam, be in touch.

Agile Rails Developer - You know Rspec and Rails and have at least 1 year professional Rails experience.

iOS Developer - You have an app live in the App Store and at least 1 year of professional development experience.

Creative Javascript Developer - You have a portfolio of engaging browser-based baubles.

Infrastructure Engineer - You know how to set up a LAMP server and are ready to tackle devops tools like Chef, as well as help us untangle the office network.

We are working to create a new discipline of evidence-based preventative medicine, and that motivates each person here. Let us know in your cover letter why you'd like to work with us. Email jobs at omadahealth.com.

https://omadahealth.com/company/jobs/

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denik 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Surfly (http://www.surfly.com) - Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Full-Time [Will relocate/Arrange work permit]

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer for full-time employment. You will be part of the core team helping to build and architect the backend of our main product.

Surfly provides the easiest way to share a web page or a document on the web. Unlike traditional screen sharing it requires no installation or browser plugins and is limited to a web page rather than the whole screen. By using a smart content-rewriting proxy we allow any website to be shared, without website owners having to change them in any way.

More about the job: http://www.surfly.com/jobs/

Reach me at denis@surfly.com

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pensieri 3 hours ago 2 replies      
Expensify-San Francisco, CA-Fulltime, Programmer Extraordinaire

Hey there! Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are Expensify and we do "expense reports that don't suck!" (Google "expensify" to read more.) We're getting crushed under an ever-growing pile of super awesome work, and I need one bright soul to help us dig our way out. I can guarantee you fun, an amazing opportunity to learn, and the siren's call of distant riches. But only if you are all of the following:

- An incredibly hard worker, even when it's not so fun. There is a ton of work to do, and a lot of it downright sucks. After all we do the sucky work so our customers won't need to. I need you to buck up and grind through server logs, user emails, source code, and bug reports, without complaint or supervision, and come back asking for more.

- A cool person to be with. Not a crazy party animal, just someone we can trust, rely upon, hang out with, bounce ideas off of, and generally interact with in a positive way, both personally and professionally. In fact, this is one of the most stringent requirements we have: would you be fun to hang out with day and night on some remote, exotic beach? This isn't a rhetorical question, either: every year we take the company overseas for a month (on your own dime, sorry) and work incredibly hard while having a ton of fun. We've done Thailand, Mexico, India, Turkey, Croatia and the Philippines. Where do you want to go next?

- Super talented, in a general way. We're going to throw a ton of work at you of every possible sort, and you need that magic skill of being able to figure it out even if you have no idea where to start. On any given day you might bounce between super low-level coding, super high-level technical support, marketing-driven data-mining, updating our user documentation, inventing/designing/building some new feature, etc. This is not a code monkey job you're going to be a full participant in the process, and you need to bring your own unique blend of skills to the table.

- Specifically talented in a programming way. You can instantly visualize solutions to problems big and small. Your code is always clean, well commented, has good nomenclature and indentation. You can switch on a dime between C++, PHP, Bash, Cron, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Dwoo, SQL not because you know them all, but because you're the sort of person who can just pick it up and figure it out. If you're this sort of person, you'll know what I mean. If not, then this position isn't for you.

And there are a bunch more, but odds are if you got this far, nothing I can do would stop you from applying. That's a problem because while I know you are awesome, it's actually really hard and time consuming to find you in the midst of the literally hundreds of other applications I get from everyone else. So this is where I'm going to ask my first favor: can you make it really easy and obvious how great you are, so I don't accidentally overlook you?

There are probably many ways to do that. But the easiest way to do that is to check out we.are.expensify.com and send in an application(which you can find at http://we.are.expensify.com/apply). We are excited to hear from you!

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SendGrid 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Anaheim, CA (Orange County/OC) and Boulder/Denver, CO (full-time)

SendGrid http://www.sendgrid.com

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We've revolutionized the cloud-based transactional email space by efficiently powering the infrastructure for tens of thousands of companies that rely on us to send millions of emails every day (11B+ monthly). We have been growing really fast since launching in 2009, and we want you to be part of the awesome company we are building.

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All Jobs - http://sendgrid.com/careers.html

Software Engineers (Big Data, Sustaining, Delivery, Test)

DevOps Engineer

Product Manager

UI UX Designer

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We've recently made the transition to Go (check us out if you're interested in learning), Python, MySql,Linux, Agile (We are technology agnostic - doesn't matter what you currently code in)

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If you don't see what you're looking for here, reach out to us. We're always looking for talented, happy, hungry, honest, and humble people.

-Socrate- soc@sendgrid.com

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dagss 8 hours ago 0 replies      
mCASH - Oslo, Norway - http://mca.sh

Product video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdgPQkHfp0Y

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who share our belief in mCASH's potential to revolutionize payments, and that have the guts to see that vision through.

mCASH is a startup that integrates with banks, merchants, webshops and apps to allow purchases and person-to-person transfers. Following a successful launch in the Norwegian market last month and a fresh $7.2mm USD in venture capital [1] from Northzone [2] and Entre Capital [3], we are looking to scale up our team and expand internationally.

There are many small and big projects in our pipeline, and we always strive to improve on what we already have. As a member of our small team you'll have a big impact on the trajectory of mCASH and shaping the company and product as we continue to grow. We're an international team, with seven nationalities represented at the office.

As an mCASH employee, you are passionate about your own field of expertise, yet have the capacity to contribute to all parts of mCASH and are invigorated by the challenges we face.

The cornerstone of mCASH our payment infrastructure is built on Python, and we have launched native apps for iOS and Android. We are in the fortunate position that we get to write bleeding edge payment- and data analysis applications from the ground up we'd like you to join in and help us!

  == Requirements ==
- A college degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, physics or a similar field

- Ability to write elegant, well-documented and unit-tested code

- Solid knowledge of least three different programming languages

- Knowledge of Python in particular, or a similar language

- You like to KISS :-*

- A gutsy, proactive and I-can-do-this attitude that fits well with our start-up mentality

- A thorough understanding of the technology stack used in modern web applications, from front-end to back-end

- Statistics and machine learning experience is a plus

- Strong algorithms and data structures background is a plus

- You understand that knowledge sharing is fundamental in a fast-growing business

- Open Source contributions are a big plus - show us something you're proud of!

- You are based in (or willing to relocate to) Oslo

Faced with problems to solve, you are quick in evaluating the solution set, are critical to your underlying assumptions, communicate efficiently with your colleagues, and apply appropriate technologies at a high pace.

  == What we offer ==
Competitive salary and equity, pension plan, 5 weeks of paid vacation, free health care, computer of your choice, standing desks, high-end mobile phone and gadgets, free snacks and beverages, etc. Furthermore, at such a fast moving company youll find opportunities rather than boundaries in every single role. Your role may involve, but is not limited to:

- Fraud detection and prevention

- Determining out who wants what products at what price

- Detecting system anomalies

- Real-time analytics and metrics

- Rapid prototyping/mocking of new ideas

- Developing and maintaining back-end systems using Python

- UX and front-end development across all of our platforms

Our offices are located in the heart of Oslo, in close proximity to public transportation, cafs, restaurants, shopping centers, the sea and parks.

Send an email to jobs+hackernews@mcash.no to apply.

PS: .pdf or .txt > .doc(x)

[1] http://pehub.com/2014/02/norwegian-mobile-payment-provider-m...

[2] http://northzone.com

[3] http://entreecap.com

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xfax 5 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NYCB Insights (www.cbinsights.com)

We're looking for many positions including:- Front-end developer (data visualization, D3.js heavy)- Tech Industry Analyst (use data to model & predict disruptive tech trends)

More positions here -- www.cbinsights.com/jobs

We are bootstrapped with 7-figure per annum recurring revenue and will be 20 people by this summer.Recognized as one of NY's 15 enterprise tech companies to watch.

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bksenior 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Consumer Web Company - Los Angeles, CA

We are a changing interior design by offering customers a flat fee and multiple design all through one of the best user experiences on the web by using technology to create a marketplace. The founders are an extremely passionate interior design professional from HGTV & Bravo as well as a successful technology entrepreneur. Our small team consists of 5 people and our technology is in house. We have paying customers, a customer wait-list longer than we can handle, have raised money from name brand investors and aim to decorate 1,000,000 rooms across the word in 36 months.

If you want to help shape a product that will physically shape millions of spaces around the world and be part of team that believes design shapes interaction, than this may be the job for you.

Front End Engineer With A Design BackgroundSkills:Required- Strong JavaScript, HTML, and CSS- Strong UI design skills- Photoshop, InDesign or current design manipulating tools- 2 years minimum experience working on a consumer web or mobile product

Preferred- Experience testing and documenting JavaScript applications- Experience working in a development team- Collaboration (code review, pair programming)- Revision Control (git)- Experience with Ruby on Rails or similar MVC framework"

Please send your resume and your LinkedIn Profile to headofHRguy@gmail.com (Sorry for the throwaway).

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dabent 8 hours ago 0 replies      
MedTech Exchange - Atlanta, GA

We are a new company who is looking to eliminate the inefficiencies in implant surgeries. Help us make medicine better.

  We are looking for a talented front-end developer with experience in:    * Bootstrap    * jQuery    * Less/CSS    * HTML5    * Responsive design    * UX design  We are also looking for a back-end or full-stack developer with experience in:    * Play Framework    * MySQL    * REST
Join us and have the opportunity to design and implement the look and feel of software than can disrupt the medical industry.Interested? hiring@medtechexchange.com

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fredsters_s 5 hours ago 1 reply      
Rainforest QA (YC '12), San Francisco - H1B, FULL-TIME, REMOTE and INTERN are all welcome. Full-stack and front-end hackers.

Hi HN! We're a small (6 person) startup working on making every developer happier and more productive. We're doing that by building a beautiful, simple way to do QA. Yeah, that's right. Sounds impossible doesn't it? We like those kind of challenges :)

We are an engineering-focused company and if you're obsessed with code quality and developer productivity, and want to work on a product that you yourself use every day then you should speak with us.

https://jobs.lever.co/rainforest

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jhdavids8 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Pathgather - New York, NY

We're a Techstars NYC startup with a simple mission: to make the world's knowledge universally transparent and accessible. We're starting this mission by targeting the enterprise, disrupting the fairly outdated enterprise education and training space, an industry that has over 60% of its customers dissatisfied with current products!

We've seen significant progress within our first year of business. We signed a Fortune 200, 30,000+ employee company to a six figure contract within our first months and successfully launched to that company a little over a month ago. They now have over 20% of their workforce using Pathgather.

Our product is built on top of a modern stack using best practices: an Angular client that communicates with a Rails 4 API, powered by Postgres, Redis, and Elasticsearch. We also have a strong focus on product and design (take a look at our product, and we think you'll agree). Traditionally, enterprise software has lacked in these areas, but we aim to disrupt that tradition.

If you're at all interested or curious in exploring an opportunity with us, please don't hesitate to reach out to me at jamie@pathgather.com. We guarantee an amazing opportunity awaits: we'll offer significant salary and equity, the chance to work on real problems experienced by a wide audience, opportunities for open source work and contributions, and influence in our product, culture, and vision from day one!

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jaymod 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Epoxy (http://epoxy.tv) in Venice, CA (Los Angeles; full time ideal, intern, remote and h1b considered)

Senior Node.js, Rails, Front-end and Data Engineering

http://epoxy.tv/jobs

Epoxy builds exceptional software for online video creators and viewers. Our tools help YouTubers and networks optimize their businesses and deepen the relationship with their audience. Our channel experiences provide viewers with new ways to connect with and experience the content they love.

Epoxy was founded by designers, engineers and entrepreneurs who are passionate about product and solving problems. Our backgrounds include Stanford, Brown, IDEO, Adobe, Mixpanel, Google/YouTube and Team Downey.There are a number of senior engineering positions we'd like to hire for specifically, but we're absolutely interested in hiring smart people who don't exactly fit any of those particular positions. In general, we look for:

* BS or MS in Computer Science, a related degree from a top-tier program or the equivalent experience and mastery in industry

* Substantial real-world engineering experience with products shipped

* Strong, well articulated opinions on product design and engineering issues along with genuine flexibility and enthusiasm for approaches other than your own

* Preference for fast-moving markets, products, teams and the sometimes-ambiguous and fickle nature of early-stage startups

* High personal value on culture and culture fit in a job

* Deep sense of personal product ownership and long-term interest in developing technical and soft skills

We're building on a thoroughly modern stack including Ruby, Rails, Node.js, MongoDB and friends.

Sound like something for you? Check out more complete descriptions at http://epoxy.tv/jobs or drop us a line at jobs@epoxy.tv. Thanks!

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misteroneill 5 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NY - Kindling - Lead Server-side Developer, Full Time

"Kindling is enjoyable software used by teams to discuss ideas, solve problems, and pursue opportunities."

Were looking for a talented developer to lead backend development on our Art+Engineering team.

Enterprise software is going through a massive transformation, away from stodgy, poorly designed apps sold on lists of features, towards thoughtfully designed solutions that work across all devices. At Kindling our mission is to modernize the enterprise experience with software people enjoy using. For us this means a design-oriented approach based on clarity, coherence, and simplicity. We build state-of-the-art innovation software which empowers members of an organization to contribute to the life and growth of that organization.

At Kindling youll be part of a tight-knit, supportive, creative, collaborative team that is passionate about building great user experiences. Were excited about new technology and you should be, too; weve recently added elasticsearch and a node.js and redis socket to our platformyoull have a big impact on those types of decisions.

If all this interests you, Kindling is the place to be.

Some tools and processes that we use and you should be excited about:

* Crafting great software with the users experience in mind.

* Object-oriented PHP and the Zend Framework.

* Test-driven development, PHPunit, and automated testing.

* MySQL.

* Developing and working with RESTful APIs.

* Patterns and best practices.

* Caching and content indexing.

* AWS, with an emphasis on scalability and reliability.

* Communication, documentation, and collaboration.

* Modern client-side web application libraries and practices.

If you're interested, check out: http://www.kindlingapp.com/jobs/lead-developer-with-a-missio...

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BrianPetro 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Lead ANGULARJS developer/ full stack (Berlin, Germany)

> https://www.angularjobs.com/posts/778-lead-angularjs-develop...

AngularJS Developer at SpaceX in Hawthorne, CA

> https://www.angularjobs.com/posts/752-angularjs-developer-at...

Lead AngularJS Engineer - Brooklyn, New York [Relocation Offered]

> https://www.angularjobs.com/posts/735-lead-angularjs-enginee...

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also_on_sunday 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Reonomy - Full Time in New York City (Manhattan)

At Reonomy we're building a commercial real estate research and analytics platform and providing previously non-existent insight into the opaque CRE market. As we expand into more markets and launch commercially we're looking to add a few more senior level roles.

- "Designgineer" ~ someone very comfortable with HTML and CSS. Ideally you have experience with UX & design theory and an interest in data & analytics visualizations.

- Data engineer ~ someone who can "hadoopify" our data. We're sitting on an ever growing trove of CRE data. We're looking for someone to help take lead on building out the team, the tools, and the insights as we grow.

- "Full Stack" engineer ~ the engineering team so far is made up of experienced, focused individuals comfortable on all parts of the system. We'd love to add another Sr. level full stack type who can hit the ground running & add to our overall product-shipping speed while helping us grow our culture.

We use node.js, python, postgres, elastic search, and nsq currently but are happy to have more tools in our toolbox if they solve the problem. We're a close knit, easy to get along with team and all really excited about Reonomy!

I'm actually located remote and have worked this way for about 9 months, but I'm so stoked about how things are going I'm moving with my family from ATX to NYC next month to be closer to the action.

If you're interested in talking more please shoot me an email at brian@reonomy.com with some details about you & what position you'd like to talk about. Thanks!

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cdjk 4 hours ago 0 replies      
23andMe - Mountain View, CA - https://www.23andme.com

Combining web development, computer science, genetics, social media,and informatics, 23andMe is at the forefront of a new era in personalgenetics. This is your chance to join a talented, ambitious team thatis creating truly novel technologies and products that will change theway people see themselves and the world.

We're hiring for:

* Software Engineer* Software Engineer in Test* Engineering Manager* Enterprise Security Manager* Mobile Apps Engineer* Storage Systems Engineer

More information is available on our site:

https://www.23andme.com/about/jobs/

Or contact me, cary@23andme.com (personal email is in my profile).

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hgh 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Zoona (http://www.zoona.co.za)

Cape Town, South Africa

Zoona is a mobile payments company with a passion for helping businesses grow in Africa. In countries like Zambia (Zoonas core market), businesses of all sizes struggle to grow because of challenges transacting in cash, low access to affordable finance and poor and unreliable data. We provide a payments platform, innovative financing, and data analytics to help people start mobile payment outlets and connect micro and small businesses to their suppliers.

In 2012 Zoona closed a $4m Series A venture capital round led by Omidyar Network and Accion. Zoona has grown to process millions of dollars in payment value each month in pursuit of its vision of Cashless Growing Businesses.

We're in a very exciting growth phase and looking for:

- Java Developers

- PHP Developers

- UI/UX Designers

- Data Scientists

If you're interested, I'm happy to chat more about the opportunities and the company: hans@zoona.co.za

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manoa 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Hipmunk

San Francisco, CA - close to Caltrain

Tackling the largest industry in the world - travel - through easy to use experiences, better choices, and elegant solutions to gnarly problems.

Fullstack web (Python is our language of choice server-side), iOS, and Android engineering jobs. http://www.hipmunk.com/jobs

We value being a high quality engineering organization with great people, a fun environment, and pride in our products and code. We have experience with consumer scale and data (Reddit co-founder & engineers) and a history of building winning products. We focus on getting stuff done and enabling you to do your best work, and we're more than just coworkers and friends.

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chriscrossley 5 hours ago 0 replies      
iOS Lead at Line-Up, Londonhttp://lineupnow.comLine-Up is rethinking mobile event discovery

Who we are looking for:

A Product-obsessiveAre you focused on the doing; the creation of an app that you have developed to engage and delight the end user?

Best in ShowDoes the thought of the next release being featured in Best New Apps keep you striving for higher standards? Can you picture yourself at MWC picking up the prize for Best Overall Mobile App? Can you be focused on building the first truly global mobile events app that could be in the hands of billions?

Team PlayerSure, you love to code. But do you also love being part of the product creation process? Pouring over analytics, user feedback; seeking and expecting critical review of your work and working with the team to iterate regularly to create the best app around?

Skills and experience

- Expert-level Objective C- Experience building consumer facing iOS apps- Experience with JSON REST APIs- Knowledge of RestKit and AFNetworking- A passion for processes and best practice- Strong, analytical approach to problem solving

About Us

Line-Up is a personalised Whats On app. A mobile-first Time Out for the 21st century that offers unparalleled user experience and is powered by World-leading technology.

- One of the UK's top events app, launched in Manchester in December 2013 and shortly to be launching in London and rolling out across the rest of the UK.- Featured in Apples Best New Apps- Our automated event listings technology also powers Whats On for global media brands- Seedcamp London winners and funded by top angel investors- Based at Warner Yard in Clerkenwell

Apply

Send examples of your work and your Github profile to info@lineupnow.com.

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archerabi 8 hours ago 0 replies      
OnDeck ( New York,NY)We are seeking Java Engineers & Web Engineers for our Development Team to build cutting-edge web applications from the ground up that will help millions of small businesses across the country gain access to capital they need to grow their business. We are a tech startup backed by Google and Peter Thiel (among others). We are a big proponent of cutting edge open source tools. We do not believe in red tape and seek to securely empower our development team to rapidly roll out new features. We welcome out-of-the-box thinking, resourcefulness, and a desire to innovate

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About You:

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* Startup experience, and experience building scaling web applications.

* You have 2+ years of experience using the Java platform.

* You have 2-5+ years of experience working on web-based projects, with exposure to the full stack.

* You are comfortable with building object-oriented systems and have an eye for good design.

* Ideally, youve created a public GitHub project, posted answers on Stack Overflow, modified open-source code, or created some hacks that youre proud of.

* You have at least a Bachelors degree in Computer Science.

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At on Deck Capital, you will:

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* Have a meaningful impact on the company's future, and share in the rewards accordingly.

* Be able to drive which technologies are used and which software development practices are followed.

* Work in a fun, fast-paced startup environment with some really cool and brilliant people.

* Be on a motivated team that gets a lot done.

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Perks:

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* Competitive salary, Stock options, 401K, Vision, Dental, Life, and Health insurance,

* In-office Happy Hour Wednesdays

* Free drinks and snacks from our fridge

* Flexible time off and vacation policy.

Send your resumes to abhijithrc@ondeck.com or apply at https://www.ondeck.com/careers. Please include links to github, stackoverflow, blogs etc.

Check out why were such a great company to work at:

* https://www.ondeck.com/in-the-news

* http://blog.ondeckcapital.com/blog/on-deck/on-deck-named-top....

* https://www.ondeck.com/in-the-news/34-articles/477-techcrunc....

* http://www.forbes.com/sites/jjcolao/2013/03/27/need-a-busine....

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bowmanb 8 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NY, Remote friendly

SFX / Arc90

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JavaScript Developer

We need JavaScript developers for a few different projects including:

* A React.js application using immutable data structures to manage large collections of records

* A responsive web application centered around streaming music and live events

* A high-traffic ecommerce site for professional DJs to preview and purchase music

Were looking for experienced JS developers who also like playing with JS-target languages such as CoffeeScript, ClojureScript, etc. or are otherwise excited about learning new languages / techniques. If any of this sounds interesting to you, drop a line to: darren.newton@arc90.com

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Clojure Developer

We're hiring Clojure developers, or developers strongly interested in Clojure, to work on backend services for an electronic music platform.

If you're interested, please drop me a line: brianb@arc90.com

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We're hiring for other positions as well. For the full list and more info, check out: https://sfx.recruiterbox.com/

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mncolinlee 8 hours ago 0 replies      
thisCLICKS - Saint Paul, MN (FULL TIME)

thisCLICKS is a B2B startup that has reinvented the employee punch clock and shift schedule with our two mobile products: When I Work and WageBase.

Our addressable market is huge. Sixty percent of all workers work hourly jobs, including over 75 million Americans. And we already have international customers.

Our nearly 4,000 customers today have over 200,000 employees. We're expecting to triple our customer base this year. We have already exceeded $1 million in annual revenue and we didn't hire any sales staff to get there. We're growing signups at over ten percent per month.

After raising $4 million in our series A fundraising round, we have five, immediate on-site openings:

  Lead Business Analyst / Data Hacker  iOS Engineer  Android Engineer  Application Engineer (PHP/JS)  Graphic Designer  - Do you have experience working on solid mobile or web apps?  - Do you take the time upfront to architect maintainable solutions?  - Do you balance work and life, but also spend time growing your skills?  - Do you like having excellent benefits while working at a startup?  - Are you ready to upset the human resources industry?  
If this sounds like you, sign up at http://careers.thisclicks.com/

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amitkumar01 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Glance - San Francisco, CA (Local) - Full-time - Join an early stage company solving high-impact problems

We are hiring:

* Android Engineers - experienced developers who are passionate about writing code to do incredible things on Android and enjoy the challenge of creating experiences that others thought impossible.

* Platform Engineers(Search / Machine Learning) - developers with experience building scalable server architectures that are fast + efficient and enjoy creating tools to process and gain insights from large sets of data

* Front-end Engineers - engineers who are passionate about building elegant web products

We've been funded by an amazing set of investors including Reid Hoffman, Mike Maples, Greylock and NEA to solve the biggest problem in mobile today - developing a smarter alternative to disruptive and spammy push notifications.

Our goal is to help app developers drive retention and engagement while delighting users. Our approach is built on a next generation contextual platform and elegant UX that delights both users and developers.

You'll be a core member of our team as we grow the company and build the platform that will power the Glance experience across billions of devices.

If you're looking to join a small team that solves complex problems and is making something people will use daily we would love to talk.

Reach out to me Amit(Founder/CEO) at amit@helloglance.com

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kaielvin 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Singapore Pirate3D (http://pirate3d.com), FULLTIME, H1B

We are developing a consumer-oriented 3D printer, along with an extensive suite of innovative software around it, ranging from decentralized web of things to collective 3D modeling.

The company is based in Singapore with an international staff and market. We arrange flight and visa application for you.

The fields particularly lacking man power include :

   Back-end Java and C++ programming,   Back-end PHP, MySQL and NoSQL development,   Linux kernel compilation and embedded C/C++,   Front-end Backbone.js, AngularJS and graphic design,   Android development,   Linux server monitoring and administration,   Software stress-testing and troubleshooting.
Email your application at contact@kaielvin.org. Include what are the top 3 of your favourite innovative technologies, the most algorithmically challenging program you have worked on, along with your GitHub, StackOverflow or similar accounts. We will pursue the conversation from there.

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sparkman55 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Rinse - www.rinse.com - San Francisco

Rinse is a fast-growing Technology-Enabled Dry Cleaning and Laundry Delivery Service based in the design district in San Francisco. This is a chance to join a 'rocket ship' startup pre-venture capital. We're currently hiring people of all types:

* We'd like to hire a Senior Software Developer to join our small team and build mobile apps for our customers and drivers, sophisticated internal processing tools, and a robust and polished customer-facing web presence to further burnish our brand. Our stack is built on Django, with a healthy amount of HTML5 and Backbone.js, but we're more interested in hiring someone with mature development practices, mentorship experience, and strong analytical capability. Knowledge of any new tools will come easily to the right person.

* As this is an operationally-focused business, we're also looking for a 'Swiss-Army Knife' generalist to join our high-caliber team and own whatever parts of our operations, marketing, or social media need attention on a given day. This is a chance for a smart person to join a tech startup in a critical role, even if that person isn't a software developer.

* We're also looking to hire a Director of Marketing to help us accelerate growth as we optimize our operations. With a great domain, solid product, tech-savvy customer base, and growing ad presence, this is a great opportunity for a consumer-focused marketing professional. A job description is at https://rinse-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/docs/Rinse%20-%20D...

* Last but definitely not least, we're hiring individuals with a clean driving record for part-time evening work delivering and picking-up laundry and dry cleaning as a Rinse Valet. This is a great way for students to pick up some extra cash a couple of nights a week. Apply via https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kWZYu1kg1r8kxdDC9ObKdgQP_1N...

Interested? Email jobs@rinse.com for more information.

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wdhaines 8 hours ago 1 reply      
Indiegogo (www.indiegogo.com)San Francisco, CA

We're a team of engineers, musicians, tri-athletes, designers, activists, filmmakers, and writers, united by a shared passion to empower people across the world to turn their dreams into reality.

Realities like:* Helping the Oatmeals Matthew Inman to open a Nikola Tesla Museum: http://igg.me/p/204900/* Rallying the YouTube community to increase nonprofit awesomeness in the world: http://igg.me/at/p4a2013/* Building a 13-foot high statue of a T-Rex with Christopher Walkens head: http://igg.me/p/390984/

Over the last few years, weve turned our vision of building the worlds funding platform from the dream a scrappy team of 5 into the reality of a 90-person team and $40 million plus in VC backing. Mo money, mo problems, eh? Our newfound scale has set us up to succeed as the open crowdfunding platform for the whole worldand scale brings a whole new set of engineering challenges that might interest you.

Do any of these challenges grab your attention? Let us know!* Dev/Ops Engineer (http://www.indiegogo.com/about/careers?jvi=oGtsYfwj,Job): help us build out the infrastructure thats serving millions of dollars in funds raised each month* Software Engineer, Web (http://www.indiegogo.com/about/careers?jvi=oB0oYfwH,Job): were a Rails shop at heart; lets scale that codebase to support the world* iOS Engineer (http://www.indiegogo.com/about/careers?jvi=oLSGYfw1,Job): help us build our first-gen mobile app!

Our engineering approach:* Tech stack: Ruby on Rails, iOS 7 SDK, Backbone.js, AngularJS, LESS, Elasticsearch, Amazon Redshift, Chef* Were an agile shop (somewhere between XP and scrum), and our project teams decide their own working standards* We already have one of the most diverse engineering teams in San Francisco, and were working to change the tech community as a whole (see http://igg.me/at/LesbiansWhoTech/ and http://igg.me/at/BGCTheRemix/)* Were language agnostic when we hirewe're open to talking to engineers with strength in Python, PHP, Java, Perl, etc., as long as you enjoy working with RoR and are willing to learn!

Our next year is all about executiontheres never been a better time to join the team.

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recmend 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Airseed - San Francisco, CA | Hiring employees #4,5,6 | Fall Interns, H1B welcome!

  * The Atlas: Lead Backend Engineer  * The Polymath: Fullstack Engineer  * The Rainman: Data Scientist / ML Engineer 
tl;dr

  who: founding engineers #4,5,6  what: developer platform  platform: auth + APIs + analytics  big data: petabytes; 200M+ nodes, 1B+ edges  founding team: serial entrepreneurs  investors: Google Ventures, angels  beta customers: ecommerce, travel  location: downtown SF 
Airseed is a developer platform that powers: (1) single sign-on authentication, (2) rich consumer data, and (3) interactive analytics. We make it incredibly easy for web / mobile app developers & Fortune 500 companies, to authenticate their users while getting incredibly rich intelligence, all within minutes of on boarding.

Our culture: balance, betterment, do good, hustle, resourceful, simplicity, transparency

Our stack: Ruby (Rails), Python, MySQL, NoSQL (Cassandra, Neo4j, Redis), Elasticsearch, Javascript, Hadoop, Objective-C & Android

Looking for domain experts who have experience tackling large scale problems inapplication development (web/mobile/API), infrastructure, data mining, machine learning, distributed systems, monitoring/ reliability

  More info here: https://www.airseed.com/jobs  Email me (Arun - Co-Founder/CTO): arun at airseed dot com

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dshipper 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Firefly - http://usefirefly.com - Philadelphia, PAnode.js | socket.io | backbone.js

Were a bootstrapped startup in the mid-six-figures in revenue and profitable from day one. We expect to more than double in revenue this year.

Over 7,000 small and medium businesses, 7,000 financial advisors, one US state and a top-ten US retailer use our software to help their customers. We power Olarks cobrowsing.

Our cobrowsing software allows you to remotely connect up to a friend's browser see what they're doing, and collaborate in real time. It runs with pure javascript - no downloads, no installations, and no java applets. Its not easy.

We typically sell in to big organizations in customer support, healthcare, insurance, and financial services. Were looking for a head of enterprise sales as to help us scale. Previous experience is highly preferred. Compensation is a mix of base salary and commission. Email me (CEO) at dan[]usefirefly.com.

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silverthorn 5 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA - Angaza Design - http://www.angazadesign.com/

Angaza is building a new energy economy for the billion+ people in off-grid markets, with East Africa our focus. These markets are leapfrogging conventional centralized energy generation, becoming the center of development for the resilient, distributed, renewable energy systems that will replace it. Robust low-cost metering, financing, and payment technologies form the key to making those systems possible.

Angaza is searching for a software engineer to join our team in San Francisco. You will tackle a myriad of software challenges: extending and scaling our payments / analytics backend platform; taking our HTML5+JS frontend to the next level; designing new protocols for synchronization over highly constrained channels; developing software for minimum-cost international telecom; squeezing DSP code into fewer bytes than this paragraph; traveling occasionally to field sites across the world; and helping to solve any of the unforeseen challenges that emerge in a rapidly changing startup environment.

If hired, you will become part of a small team creating a new approach to energy in emerging markets. You will receive both a salary and equity stake in the company. See http://www.angazadesign.com/jobs/software-engineer/ and contact us at careers@angazadesign.com.

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tomhallett 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Tout.com : San Francisco, full-time. Rails + Javascript

I love the work environment at tout:- build a product with product/market fit- as a developer, you get to run your project - interfacing with product, sales, qa, and devops- small team of 8 rails/js- we've open sourced a few things (https://github.com/tommyh/jasmine-react)

Email me if you sound interested: tom@tout.com

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corradio 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Snips (http://snips.net) - Paris (FR), full-time or intern

We specialize in understanding how people live in cities. We do that by analyzing geolocations and by providing predictive technologies supporting new generations of infrastructure and services.We're a small startup, already working with important companies, and are seeking world class data scientists, software engineers and infrastructure engineers to help us scale.

Get in touch: olivier.corradi@snips.net

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dustinsoftware 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Bellingham, WA - Intern, Remote, Full-Time

Logos Bible Software builds award winning mobile, web, and desktop applications. We design elegant user interfaces, APIs, scalable systems, and reusable code. We pride ourselves on using the latest technologies including C#, Objective-C, Java, C++, and JavaScript to build Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and HTML applications. We also use information storage and retrieval platforms such as SQL Server, MongoDB, MySQL, RavenDB, and our own proprietary content format.

Apply if you have:

  * Awesome coding skills  * Unstoppable work ethic  * Aptitude for any programming language
Send me a direct email at dustin.masters@logos.com if you're interested.

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czarneckid 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Agora Games - Troy, NY. Full-time.

## Job Summary

As a Software Engineer at Agora Games, you will be working on our online game services platform called Hydra. You will be responsible for creating complex data processing and presentation tools that integrate tightly with some of the industry's biggest game franchises (Evolve, Saints Row, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Mortal Kombat, and more). You will work as part of a highly talented team of producers, engineers, and business specialists to expand the Hydra platform.

We are looking for a candidate with the ability to quickly learn new platforms. We use many different technologies within Hydra, and while we dont expect you to know them all coming in, we need a candidate who can quickly learn and be proficient with them!

## Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Experience delivering large, complex, highly available software systems

Experience developing and operating distributed systems

Knowledge and practical application of design patterns, SOA, refactoring and software testing

Experience with web application servers, web development frameworks, proxy servers and relational databases

A detail-oriented, organized thought process and the ability to act decisively under stressful conditions

A proactive mindset and the ability to multitask and prioritize requirements

A self-motivated work process and excellent communication skills

An understanding of system optimization issues

## Technologies We Use:

Languages: Ruby, Python, C++, C#, Java, Objective-C

Databases: PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis

Web: Rails

Misc: SaltStack, node.js, git, Chef

## Links

Work at Agora Games - http://www.agoragames.com/work-at-agora/

Agora Games Portfolio (games we've worked on) - http://www.agoragames.com/portfolio/

Agora Games GitHub - https://github.com/agoragames/

Agora Games Blog - http://www.agoragames.com/blog/

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mrmch 2 hours ago 0 replies      
SENDWITHUS - Victoria, Canada and San Francisco

We make email easy for people building apps.

Learn more: https://www.sendwithus.com/about

We:

- based in Canada and San Francisco

- all hackers, even the non-technical folks

- 12% weekly revenue growth, no paid acquisition

- UX manifesto, "we make difficult things very simple"

- YC W14, VC backed

- liek open source: github.com/sendwithus/confidence

- have a sense of humour

You:

- backend or frontend hacker

- intermediate or senior experience

- get excited by large datasets

- know/can learn python

- have a sense of humor

Get in touch (github link > resume): jorbs@sendwithus.com

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svec 6 hours ago 0 replies      
iRobot (http://www.irobot.com) - Bedford, MA (just outside of Boston, MA)

Do you think robots are cool? So do we!

We're looking for smart engineers who are easy to work with. You should probably think robots are cool, but robotics background is NOT required. (I had no robotics background when I started at iRobot.)

iRobot is looking for software engineers and mechanical engineers.

Here are a few of our 20+ job openings:

* Embedded software engineers: We're hiring for "big embedded" (C++, Linux, and big cpus) and "small embedded" (C, bare-metal, small cpus). If you have good OO skills (C++, Java, etc.) but no "embedded" background that's okay too - shoot me an email and we'll chat.

* Software engineers for vision, navigation, and mapping

* Test engineers

* Mechanical engineers

* IT engineers

Check our jobs site for all positions: http://www.irobot.com/us/Company/Careers.aspx

Email me directly if you'd like to know more: csvec@irobot.com

PS: We have hired people from these "Who is hiring?" posts, thanks to HN for this service/forum!

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exhaze 2 hours ago 0 replies      
ThirdLove - San Francisco, CA - http://www.thirdlove.com

Interested in working on an eCommerce backend written entirely in node.js? Or perhaps working on state of the art computer vision algorithms to figure out how to extract highly precise body dimensions from a mobile phone photograph? Or how about making our award-winning iOS app even more awesome? (we were Apple's Valentine's Day featured app). We're well-funded, and have a small team of smart people (Google alums, former YC founders, etc). Right now, we're especially interested in hiring a lead iOS engineer and some really bright computer vision engineers. If that sounds like something you're interested in, shoot me a note at eugene@thirdlove.com. I'll respond to each and every single e-mail. Send me sample projects you've worked on and I'll respond to you before anyone else :)Perks:

- a beautiful office space right next to South Park, SOMA (short walk from BART and Caltrain)

- commuter benefits

- catered lunches

- monthly in-office massages

- competitive salary/equity

- the look on peoples' faces when you tell them you work for a bra tech start-up

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elobrien 7 hours ago 0 replies      
SAN FRANCISCO Senior iOS Developer for Founding Team

Snowledge (http://snowledgeapp.com/)

We are looking for a Senior iOS Developer with the technical vision to build an app for the first true navigation and performance tracking platform for skiing and snowboarding.

About the Company

Snowledge is a mobile and web-based navigation and performance tracking community for the mountains. It equips skiers and snowboarders with valuable inside knowledge to navigate and explore their mountains, GPS technology to capture geotagged stats, photos, & videos, and a community to engage with each other and members of the ski and snowboard industry.

We are a seed stage startup with years of involvement in the skiing & snowboarding industry, including former Junior Olympic ski racing and current competitive big mountain skiing experience. Weve raised a seed round of investment and partnered with 13 mountain resorts, in addition to a popular weather and snow forecasting site, to help develop and test our beta.

Desired Skills & Experience

As a Senior iOS Developer, you will work directly with the founder to go from mockups to working prototypes for a private beta group. You should be comfortable working at all levels of the stack, obsessed with measuring everything, detail oriented, and above all, hungry to succeed.

   B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science   4+ years of professional engineering experience   Expert knowledge of the Objective-C language   Proven track record of developing quality apps currently available in the app store   A mellow personality (but an insane work ethic)
Contact eric@snowledgeapp.com. Please include your resume, examples of apps and sites youve worked on, and your Github profile.

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kremdela 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Hi! I'm the Director of Engineering at BaubleBar, currently looking to hire at least 2 PHP Developer positions positions here at our office near the Flatiron building in New York.

BaubleBar is seeking engineers to help build the next generation of our ecommerce platform that is scalable and fast. This is a rare opportunity to make a lasting impact at a fast-growing, VC-backed start-up. Your work will be used by millions of users. If any of this gets you excited, we should talk.

YOU...

Have 3+ years of real-world experience as software engineer working with web technologies. You have worked on teams of engineers and have experience leading and implementing web-based solutions.Consider yourself an expert at PHP web development, but are eager to work in new languages and development stacks. Youve mastered various PHP web frameworks such as Symfony and Zend.Can complement your ninja-like PHP skills with a working knowledge of CSS and JavaScript.Bonus points: prior experience with Magento or e-commerce.

More info http://www.baublebar.com/careers

Feel free to email me directly: tyler@baublebar.com

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andrewjwu 5 hours ago 0 replies      
TRX Training (http://trxtraining.com) - San Francisco, CA

DevOps Engineer

TRX is a global training brand that has created two new functional training methods that are revolutionizing the fitness industry. We support those training methods with innovative training tools, commercial fitness equipment, cutting edge workout programs and professional education.

We're currently looking for a full-time DevOps Engineer who will help us develop, maintain, and improve upon our existing system infrastructure. We'd prefer candidates with 2-3+ years experience, but junior candidates with interest in the following technologies and who display great talent are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

* AWS experience (EC2, ELB, S3, CloudFront, etc)

* Nginx, Unicorn, Passenger

* Git, Jenkins

* MySQL, Redis

Bonus:

* Ruby on Rails

* JavaScript

P.S. If you're interested in doing some web development/software engineering work (on top of DevOps), there will be opportunities for that as well!

To learn more or apply, please visit:

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=8130561&t=1

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garysieling 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Wingspan Technology - Philadelphia Suburbs (Blue Bell), Full Time

We have several open engineering positions, each with a different focus: Javascript client (React + Scala + Postgres), Database Administrator (Postgres/Solr), and a dev ops engineer. Email gsieling@wingspan.com if interested in any of these.

http://www.wingspan.com/career_open_positions/

We have a diverse mix already, including a few startup veterans, conferences and meetup presenters, and even some game developers. We used AJAX before it was called AJAX. The engineering managers arent really managers theyre the ones who architected the products and lead their maintenance. Engineers in charge means no red tape or other silly productivity barriers like at larger companies.

While all of our engineers contribute across the stack, many draw assignments with a particular focus. As a Software Engineer (Client Focused), you would be a principal contributor in developing our next-generation eTMF product. The eTMF client is a classic web 2.0 single page application utilizing the current best of breed JavaScript libraries.

Wingspan values fundamentals and ability to learn over current knowledge, but candidates with knowledge and experience relevant to our current technology stack have an obvious advantage over those without.

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paulc 8 hours ago 0 replies      
LOCATION: NYC OR REMOTEHi, we're DailyBurn a fitness and nutrition company based in Midtown Manhattan. We'd like you to come join our multi-discipline engineering team to build software on a wide array of platforms and technologies.

We really are a fitness company, we have our own well equipped gym in the office and offer a gym membership budget for all employees.

Everyday we get messages from users sharing the changes they've made in their lives not every company can say the same. If fitness is an area of interest for you this is a great place to get involved in changing peoples lives.

As a member of our Engineering team you'll get:

* Yearly conference and travel budget

* Your pick of development hardware

* Access to all the corporate benefits of IAC

Our team is currently made up of 10 developers with a team of 2 working on iOS and the rest of our team focused on web and platform development.

The DailyBurn engineering team offers the chance to work on a wide range of different technologies. Our main web platform is built using Ruby on Rails, but we also work with node.js and golang on our backend systems. We have client applications built for many of the major mobile and TV platforms (using Javascript, Objective-C, Java and more) and you as a part of the team will have the opportunity to get involved in many of these different platforms.

If you are an experienced developer comfortable with web or front end technologies of any kind but especially if you are skilled with JS, Ruby, Rails, Node or Golang we have a place for you here.

Specifically we are looking for:

Front End/Senior Front End developer - JS applications (we work on web, smart tv's, game consoles all with JS)

Android - become our primary Android developer and lead all of the Android efforts for our product

QA - Add your testing skills to the many platforms we work on

Full stack / Sysadmin - Jack of all trades? Have a sysadmin background but also into writing code? Get in touch.

Reach out to me directly: paul@dailyburn.com

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scottbartell 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Plated (New York, NY): Mid-Senior Level Ruby on Rails Developer

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Plated is a NYC startup that is redefining the way we eat by reconnecting people to their food. As our young company is entering a growth stage, we need to expand our developer team thats where you come in!

Why us? This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned engineer to scale a product and work with a company early on that will be a household name in 1-2 years.

Beyond brute intelligence and problem solving skills, we are looking for hunger, passion, and a general craving to help build a successful company.

More Info:

http://www.plated.com

http://www.plated.com/press

http://plated.theresumator.com/apply/kWwrXI/MidSenior-Level-...

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fecak 7 hours ago 0 replies      
iROKO Partners - NYC - http://irokotv.com

iROKO Partners Ltd is a well-funded startup with offices in the US and abroad. They are the fastest growing digital media company offering West African content globally, referred to in Forbes as the "Netflix of Africa" with an audience of over 6 million worldwide. iROKO's mission is to provide easier access and discovery of quality entertainment content to hundreds of millions of people across a variety of devices.

On the front-end, iRoko builds standards-based websites with accessibility and flexibility in mind. They hand-code organized, structured HTML and CSS while enhancing the experience with things like jQuery using industry best practices. On the back-end they're a PHP shop with MySQL and MongoDB for data stores and Redis and Memcached for queuing and caching. Servers are built on AWS and managed using Chef. They use the friendly campfire robot Hubot to run deploy tasks, and NewRelic keeps them in check.

iROKO is currently seeking front-end (HTML/CSS/JS), back-end (LAMP, AWS, heavy scaling), devops, QA (automation), and a Product Manager to joint their growing NY team. Email dfecak@gmail.com.

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andrew93101 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Appfolio - http://www.appfolio.com/jobs - Santa Barbara, San Diego, Southern California

* Appfolio is looking for great full-stack engineers to deliver products customers love using Ruby, Rails, Javascript, Coffeescript, MySQL, CSS3, and HTML5. Currently hiring for Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer and Principal Software Engineer *

We have small, high caliber teams developing easy-to-use solutions for our customers, and are looking for experienced level Software Engineers to continue our rapid growth pace. If you enjoy building from back-end to clientside in an environment that values shared responsibility and continuous learning, apply today.

Responsibilities:

Develop scalable, robust, and simple web-based solutions to solve complex business problems

Formulate, implement, and evaluate algorithms and database queries to support SaaS scalability and stability.

Implement new features and optimize existing ones to drive maximum performance

Research/share/recommend new technologies and trends

Knowledge and Skills:

BS, MS, or Ph.D in Computer Science or related technical discipline

5+ years experience developing web-based applications, preferably in a SaaS environment

Web development experience with proficiency in a modern programing language (Ruby experience highly desired)

Creativity, ability to solve complex problems without a roadmap

Experience working across all levels of the development stack preferred

Experience with Agile/Scrum software development processes preferred

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kemo 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Mukuru.com - http:\\www.mukuru.com - Cape Town, SA (VISA)

Join the army, see the world! OR Join Mukuru, be part of an elite development team and live in Cape Town for a couple of years soaking up the sun and practising your Afrikaans.

Indeed. Mukuru.com, the money transfer hub, are looking for an advanced PHP developer with solid MVC experience in either Kohana (bonus), CodeIgniter, CakePHP or Zend. Must be at ease with LAMP environment, MySQL and jQuery (bonus). Any server admin experience (particularly AWS) is a bonus too.

Be part of a great team working on cutting edge financial services for the unbanked on mobile, web and wallet. Mukuru is a busy platform and you'll see your code set to use instantly among hundreds of thousands of users. It's a buzz!

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Harimwakairi 1 hour ago 0 replies      
hopTo Inc., Campbell, California (http://hopto.com/careers)

I'm a team lead at hopTo, and we're currently hiring mobile developers and people with a Windows background. The latter is my team, and if you're someone who's bored with his/her current enterprise-level job coding for the Microsoft stack and want something more challenging, I'd love to talk with you.

Our product involves some low-level hackery in C++/C# on the Windows side, stuff like coding messages ourselves and feeding them to window handles, custom drivers, and other bits. We need people who have a solid background with Windows architecture (MFC, Windows Forms, etc) and the drive to learn the rest. If you're looking to move up from a standard .Net job, this is a way to do it.

In return, we offer solid salaries and stock shares (we're a public company!), a flat hierarchy with a great team, four weeks off, and very competitive games of FIFA on our XBox. Additionally, we hate overtime. I've never once been asked to stay late and crunch, though my work is fun enough that I'll sometimes hack on the weekends anyway.

If you're interested, please email a resume to andrew at hopto.com, along with a link to something you've built (either a web site, or a Github repo, or whatever).

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aboytsov 5 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA [will relocate/sponsor visa]

Stuph (https://angel.co/stuph) is building its founding team. We're a stealth startup with a very ambitious vision.

Our technology stack is Clojure/ClojureScript, but it's not a prerequisite - you just have to be a very good engineer.

We're looking for:

  - a frontend engineer with strong CS fundamentals  - a senior engineer with great software design/architecture skills, machine learning and technical leadership experience  - engineering interns
Please contact me at artem@stuph.co

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vsergeev 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Kumu Networks - Santa Clara, CA - http://kumunetworks.com/

Kumu Networks is revolutionizing the way wireless systems are built using an innovative full-duplex wireless design that its founders developed as a research project at Stanford. Wireless full-duplex allows a radio to transmit and receive signals at the same time using a single frequency channel. Kumu's patent pending full-duplex technology changes the basic assumptions on which current wireless radios are built, allowing for improved performance and reduced complexity across a variety of wireless devices and markets.

We're looking for well-rounded systems programmers with an embedded systems, C, Linux, and networking background. Fluency in Python and Git workflows are big pluses. In addition, we're looking for software engineers with a background in cellular stacks, and algorithms scientists with a background in optimization. See more information on open positions here: http://www.jobscore.com/jobs/kumunetworks.

Apply on jobscore or email resumes and/or questions to jobs@kumunetworks.com. Please mention Hacker News!

This is a well-funded technology startup with a small team, a highly cross-disciplinary environment (algorithms, mixed-signal, RF, digital hardware, and FPGA engineers), and a very concrete mission!

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rhc2104 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Dropbox - San Francisco, CA & New York, NY

Dropbox is building some really cool features right now. I wish I could talk about them, but some of them will come out fairly soon.

Working at Dropbox has been a really great experience. But dont take my word for it. Here is the Glassdoor page for Dropbox: http://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Dropbox-EI_IE41...

https://www.dropbox.com/jobs

If you would like to apply, send me an email at ronald@dropbox.com. Please include your resume and what position you are applying for.

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jack7890 7 hours ago 0 replies      
SeatGeek -- New York, NY -- Full Time We're a search engine for tickets and live events. Think "Kayak for sports/music/theater tickets."

Web Engineer We're looking for someone who loves building for the web. Everything else (professional experience, where in the stack you fit, the languages you've used) is up for grabs. Details here: http://seatgeek.com/jobs/web_engineer/

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fheisler 3 hours ago 0 replies      
TrackMaven - http://trackmaven.com

Washington, DC [can relocate]

Full-stack development opportunity (Django/Python, Angular)

As a Software Maven, you will:

- Participate in the full development process (daily engineering stand-up, product planning, story estimation, code review)

- Learn and quickly integrate new technologies on the fly

- Collaborate with the rest of the product team to explore new features and concepts

- Assist the customer success team to ensure a good customer experience on our platform

- Promote best practices in software engineering

- Take ownership of your contributions and be able to manage your time efficiently

- Always be seeking out new ways to improve our product

- Work on new and interesting problems every day

To hit the ground running, youll need:

- A solid knowledge of Python and Django

- Significant experience with Javascript (we use CoffeeScript)

- Experience working in teams with source control (GitHub)

- The ability to stay focused on the big picture while tackling complex problems

- A silly and fun personality

It would be great if you also have:

- A working knowledge of AngularJS (very strong plus!)

- Experience with hosting full web apps (we use AWS, Linode, etc.)

- Experience with Agile software development

- A background in basic data science concepts

- Experience scaling web applications

- Portfolio demonstrating relevant past projects

- Active in the open-source community

To apply: http://trackmaven.com/careers

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wmaiouiru 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Silicon Valley / REMOTE

CTO of Macho (www.travelmacho.com) here. Our mission is taking the hassle out of travel planning. Currently users have to open up multiple browsers windows to plan their travel, flight, airport shuttle, taxi, bus, train etc. Our solution is to aggregate all possible transportation method from A to B, so the users can quickly estimate the total cost and duration of their travel.

Our team is small, but we are looking to hire a front-end developer to help us improve the web application to improve the travel planning experience for the users. email us at jobs@travelmacho.com

Side note:

We recently went through the Las Vegas based Accelerator progressionlabs (http://progressionlabs.com/) funded by the Vegas Tech Fund.

We won the Tech Cocktail's SXSW Startup Celebration pitch competition sponsored by .CO and CEA. http://tech.co/sxsw-hottest-startups-2014-03

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dirtyb1t 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Cigital is hiring software security folks

What we do: We're a software security consulting firm that helps build security into the SDLC. We work on a wide variety of projects involving static analysis, penetration testing, architecture review, threat modeling, red teaming, network pen testing, etc. We deal mostly with the private sector and the types of applications we work with are varied from mobile to webapps to video games.

We're all consultants so we tend to travel a fair amount. As I said, the work is varied and you can really focus the type of work you do based on your interests and skills. It's definitely a fun place to work. The people here are really smart and there's lots of room to grow your skills. We're looking for everything from interns to principal consultants and we have positions open all over the place including:

   Northern Virginia   Boston, MA   Santa Clara, CA   New York, NY   Bloomington, IN   Seattle, WA   London
You can read more about the jobs here: http://www.cigital.com/careers/jobs/

DO NOT apply directly to our website. Email your resume to dirtyb1t34@gmail.com, along with a desired position and location (sorry for the personal email, but the amount of spam emails I have gotten after posting here is ridiculous, and unfortunately there is not a PM system). So far I have gotten 2 people hired through this website.

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ksowocki 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Simple Energy (http://jobs.simpleenergy.com) -- Boulder CO, Full Time

Through relevant messaging and engaging software services, we help consumers make sense of their energy usage, save more and enjoy doing so.

We're a Django shop. Currently hiring the following positions

- Ember.JS engineers- Django engineers- Sr SysAdmin- Automation engineers

More info @ http://jobs.simpleenergy.com

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owensbla 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Coolhouse Labs - http://coolhouselabs.com, Harbor Springs, MI.

Coolhouse Labs is a digitally-focused startup accelerator based in Harbor Springs MI, a small resort community on the shores of Lake Michigan. Each summer we invite 5-10 tech startups to be a part of our mentorship-driven accelerator program. Our goal is to help early stage digitally focused entrepreneurs build awesome products that their customers are passionate about.

This summer, were bringing a team of developers and designers on board to work with the each of the startups in our program and provide them with the resources they need. We're looking for 3 developers and 3 designers (senior, mid-level, internship) to work with us in-house for 3 months over the summer.

Developers will be primarily responsible for working with the startups coming in to Coolhouse Labs summer program to help them with early stage product development.

Designers will be working with the startups in the summer program to help them with web design (marketing sites as well as app design), branding, marketing identity, mobile and web based product UI/UX design, and other various graphics for the program and startups.

Perks

  - Free housing for the summer!  - Fast-paced environment with lots of hands on learning.  - A chance to work closely with startups and help play a role in shaping their brand and product.  - Sailing, outside conference rooms overlooking Lake Michigan, and plenty of BBQs and tasty treats provided throughout the summer!
Please send appropriate portfolio, code samples, etc., and a short introduction of yourself to blake@blakeowens.com.

Looking forward to chatting!

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elliotf 3 hours ago 1 reply      
Shutterstock: http://www.shutterstock.com/jobs.mhtml

A public, profitable company that is very engineering friendly. I'm a software developer inside the company.

A variety of positions are open across a variety of languages: Node.js, Ruby (Sinatra and Rails), Perl, PHP, Java, as well as non-developer roles (DB Admin, etc.)

The job positions don't state it, but I was hired into a position as a remote/WFH worker, so I would imagine that the possibility is open to other people as well. The company also has offices in a variety of locations if being remote is not for you: New York NY, San Francisco CA, Denver CO, Berlin, Paris, London, etc.. If you work near the mothership, we have a pretty swank office space: http://www.shutterstock.com/blog/look-inside-shutterstocks-n...

I'm not sure if I'd get a referral bonus for this, but tell them that I sent you.

- Elliot Foster, Software Developer at Shutterstock

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knerd1 7 hours ago 0 replies      
New York

Birchbox Inc

Hiring at all levels for data-driven discovery commerce company.

IOS, Ruby on Rails, Data Science/Data Science Engineers

Apply here:http://grnh.se/x4hykr

The technology team at Birchbox is responsible for development (and maintenance) of the company's customer-facing sites (in the United States, France, the UK, and Spain), managing hosted and cloud infrastructure, and closely supporting other teams (logistics, marketing, et al.) in our 110+-person company. We work with a wide variety of open-source technologies: Debian-based servers; Chef deployments; Ruby on Rails, Java and PHP services; and Python, Perl and R scripts. The size of our team and the breadth of its responsibilities means we rely on our engineers to be self-motivated and quickly follow through on tasks without requiring close supervision. In return our engineers are given leeway to use their own initiative.

Our team spans software engineering, technical operations, product, and data science. Our challenges include:

evolving our software and systems architecture to support a rapidly growing customer base across multiple countries and languages;designing and implementing the best user experience for our customers; We are striving to revolutionize online retail.using data, complex algorithms, and statistics, to personalize the Birchbox experience for our customers, both offline and online.1

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brheal 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Evans, GA - TaxSlayer [WILL RELOCATE]

We are looking for experienced Mobile Developers, preferably Android.

TaxSlayer is located in beautiful Evans, GA, near Augusta, home of the Masters Golf Tournament! This area offers beautiful weather, southern hospitality, and the ability to be at the mountains or beach in only a few hours.

Read more about what we're looking for at http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/51682/experienced-mobi...and learn more about us at http://careers.stackoverflow.com/company/taxslayer .

Or ask me anything since you'll be working with me!

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rememberlenny 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Bon Appetit Magazine - Conde Nast - NYC, NY

Software Engineer primarily working on a WordPress based website.

At BonAppetit, we work on a WordPress website. This means its a PHP backend with the traditional front end technologies. We use Grunt as our frontend build tool. We use SASS as a CSS preprocessor. Our local environments are run on a virtual machine which is packaged in Vagrant. We use Git for version control and store our remote repositories on Github. We have three primary remote environments: production, staging, and CI. Out servers are traditional linux boxes run by our DevOps team. We have our Github repositories built out to our remote environments through Jenkins. Our production and staging environments have a DNS side caching layer run on Akamai.

http://condenast.avature.net/careers/JobDetail/New-York-Word...

Please reach out to me directly if you have questions: Leonard_Bogdonoff@condenast.com

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trevorstarick 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Outpost Travel - https://outpost.travel - LocalMontreal, QC

If you speak Backbone JS, Javascript, Python, MongoDB: we want you.

If you love or hate travel, you're still going to crack some code with us regardless. Looking for programers with a giant beard or someone who knows when to share the right gif at the right time in team chat. We really don't care about your fancy degree or anything like that, as long as you know your shit; its good enough for us. Self Taught? Even better, you've proven to be flexible. We like flexible.

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turnersr 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Reversing, computer security, and program analysis jobs are posted at http://www.reddit.com/r/ReverseEngineering/comments/1vui22/r... . INTERN, REMOTE
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rspeer 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Cambridge/Boston - Luminoso - http://luminoso.com

Luminoso is a growing team of 20, looking to attract a back-end developer to help us attack the problems of natural language processing on a large scale.

Our company emerged from research at the MIT Media Lab about representing common sense knowledge in a way that can be aligned with natural-language text. This research produced ConceptNet, the open-source knowledge base that underlies our work at Luminoso.

Our NLP technology is being used by some high-profile customers and is in demand by even more. As we work with ever increasing amounts of data, we particularly need someone with the expertise to design the right ways to handle all that data with high availability, whether the data arrives in batches or in live streams.

We develop our stack on Linux using Python. Experience with any of the following is a bonus: NLTK, NumPy/SciPy, PyTables, scikit-learn, Python 3, Redis, and Riak.

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This position will become a member of a nine-person development team, working closely with the front-end developers and the operations team. We particularly seek individuals with sharp and tenacious troubleshooting capability. Strong communication skills and willingness to take initiative are also desired. Luminoso is an equal opportunity employer, and an excellent place to work.

To apply, send your resume to hiring@luminoso.com.

More about us and other positions we're hiring for: http://www.luminoso.com/careers.html

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mikelinington 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Nutshell Ann Arbor, MI nutshell.com

Nutshell is a profitable company building some top-tier CRM software. We are a tight-knit team that is passionate about designing and building beautiful apps for our enthusiastic customers.

We're looking for sharp designers and engineers to help take the product to the next step. We've also had some outstanding paid internships if you're a student looking to gain experience, produce meaningful code, and bring home a paycheck, get a hold of us!

For more info, see http://nutshell.com/jobs/ or feel free to reach out directly if you have any questions: mike [at] nutshell.com.

Thanks for reading!

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DealerBuilt 6 hours ago 0 replies      
.NET Software Developer. Remote full-time, international welcome.

US: We're DealerBuilt. We make DMS software that runs car dealerships. We're a young startup trying to unseat antiquated incumbents and we already count some of the highest volume dealerships in the world as our customers.

You'd be working on the Interfaces Team. Our team:

  - develops our large web API  - builds integrations with partner software and hardware  - creates DealerBuilt's advanced interfaces (mobile, etc.)
TECHNOLOGY: Our team is a .NET shop. We use C#, WCF, ASP.NET, WPF, Xamarin, JavaScript, and PostgreSQL.

YOU: We'd prefer candidates with a BS CS and 3+ years experience, but talented entry-level developers are encouraged to apply. You should be proficient in C# and SQL (Postgres preferred). Experience with our other technologies is a big plus.

Send resume and cover letter to avis.haberkamp@dealerbuilt.com.

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erper 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Stockholm, Sweden https://tictail.com/

We at Tictail are looking for engineers in Stockholm.More info: https://tictail.com/jobs

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atiffany 7 hours ago 1 reply      
REMOTE. Contract to hire and FTE web developer positions.

I work for a small elite consultancy called Twin Technologies. We're about 25 FTEs and 40 contractors. I settled here after working in multiple startups, contracting for a larger consultancy, and even co-running my own consultancy and incubator. I came back to Twin after a year hiatus because this is really as good as it gets. The leadership is fantastic, and work-life balance is deeply ingrained in the culture. On top of that, I can honestly say that I enjoy working with my entire team and look forward to our three yearly get-togethers.

We're very selective with who we hire, but if you're reading this then it's a good start that you're on Hacker News. For the record I'm not a recruiter or HR for Twin - I'm a tech lead. We've got some big projects in the pipeline and need to find the right people to join us ASAP. Drop me a line if you're interested. Also drop me a line is you have any general questions about tech consulting. Write to andy.tiffany@twintechs.com and please include "HN" in the subject.

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LeslieOA 8 hours ago 0 replies      
The Sandpit Labs - http://thesandpit.com/ - London, England

Lead Engineer

We're looking for a technical lead to help us build amazing tools and technologies for amazing, massive brands who can't react fast enough on their own.

http://www.thesandpit.com/uk/careers/engineer-web-technologi...

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lamplightr 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Uken Games in downtown Toronto

Uken is looking for talented developers to help us build amazing mobile games. In particular, we are actively hiring for:

1) Summer Developer Interns (4 month paid position) Come build cutting edge games in HTML5 or Unity, or help us tackle backend challenges like scaling and working with big data.

2) HTML5/CSS3 DevelopersAre you a CSS wizard? Do you love making games? Help us build the best HTML5 games on the market!

We are a profitable startup experiencing massive growth, with hundreds of thousands of players a day across iOS, Android and Facebook.

For full job descriptions and to apply, visit our us at http://uken.com

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gsmoore 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Ruby/Rails. NYC or REMOTE. Full-time.

Hi! We're Fractured Atlas, a national non-profit that supports artists and the arts. We have several technical projects going on like Artful.ly and NYCPASpaces.

We're big on open source but looking to get bigger: github.com/fracturedatlas.

The non-profit is based in Manhattan but our dev team is almost entirely remote. We'd prefer you be on the East Coast (DC-Boston) but as long as you don't mind to travel then you can work from wherever. We try to rope the whole dev team together twice a year.

We need a senior Ruby/Rails guy right now and we'll be needed some more junior people over the course of this year. Most of our work is primarily in Rails but we have an iOS app, a PHP app, and we'r ere-engineering a lot of infrastructure so some of that stuff is open to discussion. I am particularly excited by Go.

Get in touch at gary.moore@fracturedatlas.org and say you heard about us on the HN news thread.

Thanks!

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megsmegs212 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Startup from Hulu Founding CEO Jason Kilar and former Hulu CTO Richard TomLocated in San Francisco, CA (SOMA)

We're stealth, so we can't divulge product details yet, but we're looking to change the landscape of an industry or two. Our company will focus on building a multi-platform consumer facing service. We're big believers in the combination of great design, great technology and a compelling business model. We firmly believe that world-changing companies are the output of world-class teams and world-class cultures.

We're looking for strong developers who love to code in a variety of languages, tackling every portion of the stack.

If you're one of them, you can get our attention by following the rabbit hole @ http://thefremontproject.com/rabbithole.

Alternatively you can email us: devnull@thefremontproject.com.more info - http://thefremontproject.com

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kmano8 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Monetate - Conshohocken, PA (Philly suburbs) - Remote possible, and we will relocate.

Monetate is looking for Engineers to join our DevOps team.

Site Reliability Engineer - ensuring our services exceed their goals for availability, capacity, performance, and efficiency. You're methodical, analytical, and collected. You have meaningful experience running production services. You have deep expertise with Linux and fundamental Internet technologies (HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, etc). You can program proficiently in two or more languages. You have experience with automation tools such as chef, puppet, salt or ansible. You've worked in a fully virtualized environment.

Software Engineer (DevTools) - accelerating the pace of product development by creating and supporting continuous delivery tools. You're excited about DevOps. You're highly collaborative and generous of spirit. You're a great teacher and communicator. You have strong knowledge and understanding of automation tools such as chef, puppet, salt or ansible. You can program in two or more languages. You've used Linux in production.

contact kway at monetate dot com with any questions.

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mikewinn1 3 hours ago 1 reply      
We're DroneDeploy, an AngelPad company that is making it easy for enterprises to get stuff done with drones.

Drone technology is fast, cheap and on the cusp of revolutionising industries. They just need better software. Were building a drone command platform that makes operating swarms of them, simple, safe and reliable. We're pushing existing technologies to the limit and developing our own:

We are looking for awesome engineers who have experienced in some proper subset of:

    * Python (Flask)    * Javascript (AngularJS)    * MongoDB    * HTML5/CSS3    * Drones/Robotics/Protocols/APIs
We offer fun technical challenges, a fast moving working environment, 20% time spent flying drones at our private drone airfield, and all the normal benefits.

Contact us: mike@dronedeploy.com (interns and H1-B candidates welcome)

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natehark 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Smartsheet - Bellevue, WA

Smartsheet.com is a well established and rapidly-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) company, offering an enterprise-ready cloud app for work management and collaboration. The award-winning tool is trusted by more than 40,000 businesses and millions of users in over 160 countries.

We have several open technical positions, including Senior and Principal Software Engineer roles, Systems Engineer, and Moblie (Android) developer. We are also hiring a few engineering INTERNs for the summer. Smartsheet.com is built with a variety of technologies, but you'll feel right at home if you have strong JavaScript development skills and some familiarity with Java.

http://www.smartsheet.com/careers

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throwaway142014 8 hours ago 1 reply      
Future employee's rant (some previous experience):

A future employee's first experience at your company is his job application. When someone has taken the time to apply to your company, here are some things that would be nice if done:

* When you post that you are hiring, either here or elsewhere, please make sure to reply as fast as possible. Delaying action on job applications doesn't help both you and the candidate.

* Even if you are not interested in the candidate, sending a reply, however simple, helps in more ways than you can imagine.

(Sorry to hijack this thread)

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k1w1 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Aha! - Lead Rails Engineer - work from anywhere in US - http://www.aha.io/

Aha! is the new way to build brilliant roadmaps. Building software is invigorating and product managers should be the happiest people on earth. Our beautiful, cloud-based software helps make product and engineering managers heroes by enabling them to set product strategy, visualize and share roadmaps, and articulate features so their product development teams can build what matters.

Read more: http://www.aha.io/company/careers

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borjaburgos 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Tutum New York, NY

We are currently participating in TechStars NYC, one of the top startup accelerators in the World.

Tutum is a new type of cloud computing service for developers built using Docker. If you haven't heard of Docker, it's the trendiest technology in virtualization. More here: http://www.docker.io

- We're looking for experienced growth hackers (marketing): Drive High Quality Traffic, Content Marketing, PR, Social Media Outreach, Manage Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Retargeting, SEO, Landing Page Optimization, Referral Program, etc.

- We're also looking for bloggers and writers. REMOTE OK.

- Full-stack developers/engineers also welcomed!

Please send your resume to borja@tutum.co

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aawecler 6 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NY and Austin, TX : Software Engineers and Software Test Engineers : Yodle

Our engineers build the software that powers yodle and helps small business owners succeed.

Yodle empowers local businesses to find and keep their customers simply and profitably. Yodle offers all the online marketing essentials that local businesses need through one easy-to-use, affordable and automated platform, fully supported by a live customer service team. Today, Yodle simplifies success for 40,000+ local businesses with a comprehensive desktop and mobile web presence, social media automation, reviews management, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), listings distribution to 50+ directories, photos syndication, plus proprietary and optimized paid search technology transparently reporting results in a performance dashboard. Also offered by Yodle is Lighthouse 360, an award winning automated patient communications system that improves medical office efficiencies and reduces missed appointments. Additionally, Yodle delivers Centermark, a distributed marketing automation platform that helps networked businesses unify, scale, and optimize their local and national marketing strategies. Yodle currently has 200+ networked business clients including Merry Maids, Miracle-Ear, and Two Men and A Truck.

Yodle is ranked #9 on the 2014 Forbes list of Americas most promising companies and has won multiple awards for its business growth, job creation, technology innovation, and workplace and culture

You can learn more about the specific roles open on our careers site - www.yodlecareers.com

Apply by sending a resume to awecler at yodle.com with the location and role in the subject line.

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jcberk 2 hours ago 0 replies      
edo Interactive - Chicago/Nashville - http://edo.theresumator.com/

  * Analytics Manager, Chicago - marketing models and model governance,      some text analytics, lead team of 3-5 analysts  * Data Analysts, Chicago - financial experience desired      (not sure about interns - still working on it)  * Data Warehouse Engineer, Nashville - Hadoop and Pentaho
Work with gobs of anonymized credit/debit card transaction data, using Hadoop/Hive/Impala, Postgres, Pentaho, R, Tableau, etc.

We're a 100-person funded startup providing an easy way to personalize offers and make them automatically available through credit or debit cards and mobile devices. We work with major national advertisers, and with 180+ banks and three of the top six card issuers. TechCrunch called us the anti-Groupon - we take the hassle out of deals. See how it works at http://www.edointeractive.com/resource/edo-card-linked-offer... .

Apply at the website above or email me (not all these specific roles are posted yet) - say you came from HN. Happy to answer questions at jennifer.berk at edointeractive.com.

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FunnyLookinHat 7 hours ago 0 replies      
System 76 - Denver, CO

Full Time Front End Web Developer

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You see the world in HTML DOM elements. You love diving into the latest and greatest CSS frameworks. When youve written a particularly elegant piece of Javascript, it feels like all is right in the world. You shudder at the thought of websites before responsive design. If someone shows you an API, you instantly see a powerful user interface taking shape. You understand the stack of the web; getting your hands dirty with LAMP isnt a show stopper to launching a product. You gave up Dreamweaver in 1997 because nothing ever looked as good as your bare code.

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Required Skills & Experience

Smart, motivated, and disciplined person who takes pride in their work.

HTML5 / CSS3 expert; you know what to use and when for proper document markup.

Javascript and jQuery expert; you write beautiful, concise, and manageable front end code.

Know the difference between good and bad cross-browser compatibility (youre a feature tester, not a version sniffer).

Love technical challenges and advanced UI features. Seeing a unique, yet functional page design with interesting challenges excites you.

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The Perfect Candidate:

Regular and comfortable user of version control ( Git a big plus ).

Experience with SASS and CSS frameworks ( specifically Foundation ).

Experience working with and building REST APIs.

Written PHP and/or Node.js applications; not afraid to get down & dirty with back end code.

Feels completely at home within a Gruntfile.

Familiar with Javascript and PHP MVC frameworks.

Love Linux and Ubuntu.

More info here:

http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/50831/brilliant-front-...

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vimeojobs 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Vimeo - NY, NY & LA, CA

https://vimeo.com/jobs

2013: The Year We Did More Cool Stuff - https://vimeo.com/82576921

TECHNICAL:

-Engineer, Full-Stack (LAMP, JS, HTML/CSS)

-Engineer, iOS

-Director, Mobile Engineering

-VP, Front-End Engineering

-Lead Engineer, iOS (Cameo)

-Lead Designer, Mobile (Cameo)

-Designer, Mobile (LA)

-Designer, Mobile Web

-Designer, Viewership

NON-TECH:

-VP, Audience Development

-Director, Product Management

-Director, Biz Dev

-Director, Content Acquisition

-Executive Assistant

Stuff we use: PHP, Python, MySQL, Mongo, Redis, AWS, Solr, Hadoop, nginx, node, Vertica. And pretty much any mobile platform.

Feel free to reach out: tyler at vimeo dot com.

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davidhhaddad 6 hours ago 0 replies      
My company, Open mHealth, is a non-profit startup that's unlocking data to better manage health.

We're looking to hire a lead engineer, https://weworkremotely.com/jobs/516

And a lead UI visual designer, https://www.behance.net/joblist/Lead-UI-Visual-Designer-Open...

Feel free to send me a direct message at david@openmhealth.org

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bpowers 8 hours ago 1 reply      
Passport Parking - Charlotte, NC - INTERN, FULLTIME

We are bringing parking into the 21st century with a full suite of products to support the industry. We are looking to bring on 3 more developers on the team. Small team where everyone is highly driven and wants to win.

Check out our programming challenge. We use it to help find people that we would love to work with. http://easypparking.com/www/PassportProgrammingTest/ Feel free to send a resume but the challenge speaks to us more than the resume.

Shoot me an email if you want to chat more about the opportunity or just crush the challenge :-)

Cheers, Brad

brad.powers@passportparking.com http://passportparking.com

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jvidal 5 hours ago 0 replies      
SponsorPay is one of the top 10 mobile advertising companies. We are located in Berlin, Germany.

We are looking for Ruby developers (we do mean Ruby, not Rails) and iOS developers:

- You will work in an international team (15+ nationalities) in our Berlin HQ, in a cross-functional team (Devs, QA & Product) using Kanban/Scrum

- You will get to know what bloom filters, hyperloglog and real Ruby multithreading apps are.

- Tons of traffic.

What we offer:

- Competitive remuneration package- German lessons- Relocation package- A team with more than 35 experienced developers, QA, DevOps and product managers

You can have a look to some of our talks:

- Euruko 2013: "..."but we had to kill Unicorns"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q_kS5Dymmc

- RailsConf 2014: "What the Cache!" http://www.railsconf.com/program#sessions

If you are interested have a look to our careers page:

http://www.sponsorpay.com/careers.html#jobs

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pknerd 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Umm seems not appropiate thread but I am looking for FT remote position. Mostly I coded in PHP and then Python but I can code any other language based on requirements.

Profile: http://justpaste.it/adnanprofile

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Splendor 6 hours ago 0 replies      
AmeriBen - Boise, Idaho

- Software Developer

- Senior Software Developer

http://ameribeniecgroup.applicantpro.com/jobs/

* C#

* T-SQL

* ASP.NET MVC

* TFS

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darose 7 hours ago 0 replies      
NYC (and Glendale, CA)

YP is hiring for several tech positions. See: https://www.linkedin.com/vsearch/j?page_num=1&locationType=Y...

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creese 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Keypr - http://keypr.com - Los Angeles, CA

Keypr is redefining the guest experience at hotels worldwide!

We are an early-stage startup in the hospitality industry. Our stack is Python/Flask/Angular/iOS/Android. We are looking for a few talented iOS and front-end engineers to join our team.

If you want to change the way we do hotels, please send a short note to charles@keypr.com and tell us one thing you'd change. Please include links to your code or any relevant work (GitHub, App Store, etc.)

Cheers!

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tomweingarten 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Delve - http://delvenews.com/careers/ - New York, NY

We believe every company should have a smart, well informed workforce. Our product helps coworkers discover, share, and act on news they'd otherwise miss.

We're looking to bring on two new senior engineers. If you're interested in making the workplace smarter and more efficient, we'd love to hear from you!

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tj_dstillery 8 hours ago 1 reply      
We're hiring engineers!#10 on Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC. #47 on Forbes' America's Most Promising Companies.

We handle many billions of events per day, we're hooked up to all the big ad exchanges, and we've got a world-class data science team. But we're also still pretty small on the engineering team, and everyone gets their hands dirty and makes a real impact. You'll learn a lot.

We write mostly Java. Hadoop, Cassandra, Mongo, and Kafka are big parts of our stack, and we're always looking for new tech that helps us work at scale.

You should feel free to ping me for more info,

taejin -at- dstillery -dot- com

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jaxomlotus 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Aviary - NYC, NY

http://www.aviary.com

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We are a 30 person team making people's photos look amazing. We have amazing traction already - 75 million users (including 20 million in our own apps) and currently power 1% of all the photos taken in the world. Great team culture and passionate people!

We are in need of mobile designers, product managers, and mobile engineers (iOS and Android).

Open jobs listings at the bottom of this page:

http://aviary.com/jobs

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alekx 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Moxie is Hiring in Austin TX: -iOS/Mobile Devs -Senior UX -Rails Devs -QA Engineershttp://www.moxiesoft.com/

email me: alang@moxiesoft.com

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transparentrees 3 hours ago 1 reply      
Chicago. Developers. Transparentrees.We're looking for developers with experience in Rails, Backbone.js, JavaScript, CSS, Vim, TDD, Agile methodologies, and pair programming. If your tests are design-driven and you enjoy tackling new projects and systems, we'd like to talk with you. To apply, come on over to the site and tell us a little about yourself and include links to your work (Github profiles preferred). Thanks! Ryan (founder
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aSig 8 hours ago 0 replies      
BullOrBear - Old Street, London - Small, funded startup

We're looking for Android and iOS developers.

Please shoot me a mail for more info aaron.signorelli@bullorbear.com

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theo 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Pascal Metrics, Washington DC (Georgetown)

We're a healthcare startup focused on improving patient safety in hospitals.

Our software platform enables clients to detect, track, and analyze patient safety issues across hospital systems.

Open positions:

* UI Engineer - Front-end developer with knowledge of CSS, HTML5, Javascript for our SaaS platform. Knowledge of MVC frameworks and CSS organization desired.

* QA Engineer - QA engineer with experience developing and executing rigorous test plans for web applications and a passion for seeking & destroying software defects.

* Java Engineer - Core Java developer to help build out our SaaS platform. Experience with play! framework, event processing, distributed systems a plus.

Check us out at http://www.pascalmetrics.com

Full job listing: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/PascalMetricsInc

If you're interested in getting involved with healthcare, improving work culture, and tackling hard technical challenges, please feel free to reach out to me directly to chat in detail.

theo at pascalmetrics.com

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jonhearty 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Datanyze - San Mateo, CA

We collect data on which web technologies are being used by millions of websites and sell it as competitive intelligence. We're growing fast and looking for all kinds of help.

Here's a recent VentureBeat article about us - http://venturebeat.com/2014/01/20/this-startup-tells-you-whe...

Interested? Email us at contact@datanyze.com and mention HN in the subject or go to datanyze.com/careers for more information.

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gibbster 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Interpreter Intelligence - http://www.interpreterintelligence.com - San Francisco, CA

Were a group a guys primarily based in San Francisco (although remote is a possibility) who believe in the ability of a small group of driven people to improve the everyday problems of those outside the tech sector. Our focus is on the interpretation vertical: we provide a SaaS product for scheduling, hr, and financials for that sector. Theres TONS of interesting problems, and our customers love us!

Were looking for our first full time engineering hire. As mentioned: if youre in SF, great, but also let us know if youre interested in a remote job.

* Were a tiny team, so youll need to be at least comfortable with the full stack. It also means you'll have a huge amount of influence on how things are done.

* Front-end expertise is critical: we have more code in our backbone.js layer than anywhere else, and so you should not only be an expert in javascript, but also know how to manage complex dependencies.

* Knowledge of a modern MVC framework. We use grails, but those skills are quite transferable. Java and Hibernate knowledge is a bonus.

* AWS and Elasticsearch knowledge would be awesome.

We have tons of interesting problems ahead of us, from implementing beautiful realtime dashboards to crunchy machine learning/discrete optimization tasks.

Drop me a note at david@interpreterintelligence.com if youre interested or have any questions.

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jmzbond 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Medallia, Palo Alto, Intern and Visa. A lot of jobs available given incredibly rapid growth across engineering and business. See full list:

http://www.medallia.com/careers/

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JamilGETBASE 3 hours ago 0 replies      
BaseCRM // Mountain View, CA // www.getbase.com

Product Support Specialist// Full Time (multiple openings)

Were seeking a Support Representative in our San Francisco office. You will be the first point of contact for our users and help serve as the voice of the company. You will assist current and potential Base users to understand the product, its features and how it can best be used to grow their business. You will work side-by-side with our Engineering team. We're looking for smart, engaging, supportive, and dynamic people who learn quickly and have a passion for technology.

Responsibilities Work with users to identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues as well as collect feedback that will help improve Base. Provide product demonstrations and webinars for prospective and current users to help them understand how to get the most out of Base. Manage and resolve support requests over the phone, live chat or email. Update or create support articles and blog posts for new features. Identify improvements to the system and communicate them to the Product team. Provide a positive, personalized experience to each customer who reaches out to us.

Desired Skills and ExperienceYou have at least 1-2 years of experience working in a software or hardware support role.You're a self starter and are driven to conquer projects outside of your core responsibilities.You possess strong written and verbal communication skills.You are able to prioritize workload and adjust as situations change.You enjoy helping others and appreciate the challenge of solving technology related problems.You're excited about learning and technology in a rapidly growing environment.You engage well with others and remain calm under pressure.

An ideal candidate hasFamiliarity with HTML/CSS, Chrome Dev Tools, and various web technologies.Familiarity with RESTful API.Basic experience using Microsoft Excel.Experience using a CRM solution and an understanding of the SaaS market space.Basic knowledge of various mobile platforms: iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile.Flexibility to work over weekends when needed.

What We Offer Casual, fun and very approachable work environment. Were a dynamic and smart team that youll love working with. Flexible hours and vacation time. Medical, dental and vision benefits. Fully-stocked kitchen with great coffee and healthy snacks. Personal development funds.

Apply here: https://getbase.com/company/careers/

Thanks for reading!

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flocabulary 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Flocabulary - EdTech/Music Company in Brooklyn, NY

Who we're looking for: Python developers

Flocabulary, a rapidly growing education company that uses hip-hop and technology to drive student engagement, is looking for a backend developer to help us expand and improve our customer-facing application, internal Admin UI, business automation processes, and integrations with external services and APIs.

Read more here: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/51427/python-developer...

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charliefmoran 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Advertising Age (adage.com) - New York

We're looking for a director of technology, a senior position that reports to our GM of Digital. This role is responsible for the teams overall technical strategy and operations, from its site infrastructure and CMS, to our registration system and how we integrate with third-party technologies. This person manages the front and backend development team, works closely with the GM and a team of product managers in managing the groups priorities and queue of ongoing projects, and helps in improving internal processes. Importantly, the individual also plays a daily, hands-on development role on a wide variety of projects.

Job Responsibilities:* Ability to work and communicate across functions of the organization, from editorial to sales* Preparing and presenting potential technical solutions and advising the business on the technical value of a proposition* Keeping up-to-date on new technology, standards, protocols and tools in areas relevant to the rapidly changing digital environment* Manage homegrown JS libraries* Manage homegrown templating systems* Interface with a variety of 3rd party APIs (XML, SOAP, REST, etc.)

Job Requirements: 8 to 10 years of digital experience with some management experience preferred Expert-level software development experience with MySQL, PHP, Javascript, XML/XSL, and HTML Proven track record of delivering multiple projects on-time, on budget and within scope Strong written and oral communication skills

Experience in the following is a plus:

Experience working with a media organization Security-conscious development Speed-minded optimization SEO-minded optimization AJAX/DHTML development

To apply, head here: https://re22.ultipro.com/CRA1001/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__...

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ugwigr 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Thinknum - http://www.thinknum.com - NYC ( moving to SF in a couple of weeks for a 4 month accelerator then moving back to NYC ). - Hiring 2 software engineersemail: gregory.ugwi@thinknum.com
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deus_pater 2 hours ago 0 replies      
HealthLoop, http://www.healthloop.com/, Mountain View, CA

Our mission is to give every medical patient the experience of being their doctor's only patient. Our mobile-first web application aims to create this experience by providing rich, timely medical information and guidance, and by tracking symptomatic trends to alert the doctor of possible complications in preparation or recovery.

We're built on Rails, Postgres and Backbone.js. We're looking for engineers to contribute across the stack (and preferably to own a piece or two of the stack). Background and/or interest in statistics (classifiers, learning from data, predictive analytics), security, or medical systems (EHR/EMR systems, HL7) is a big plus.

We are a user experience driven company.

We closed our Series A in December, 2013, and we can offer good salary, Series A stock, med/dental/vision benefits, lots of room to grow, lots of ownership over everything you do, and an opportunity to touch peoples' lives, directly, when they're going through a medical episode and need it most.

Please send your best representation of your work to software-jobs@healthloop.com, along with a few words about why you and HealthLoop were made for each other!

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jules8172 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Have a strong database background and an interest in genetics? The Schwartz/Yang Lab at University of Colorado is hiring a database manager. You would build and manage a database application used in a genetic study of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Position is based at the Anschutz campus in Aurora, CO. If you think you are a good fit, apply online at https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/80038

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tylerlarson 5 hours ago 0 replies      
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grdeken 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Cambridge/Boston - Python Engineer

Stealth startup in Adtech space is looking for a lead developer. We are five people right now, and closed out the quarter with $250k in pre-launch sales.

Job description and Compensation:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1v7N6dJ_gGH41Q3IIPVSg_V7V...

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QTtech 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Toronto, Canada or REMOTE

Questrade is growing our front-end mobile development team with full-time permanent and 1-year contract positions.

Have experience with AngularJS and mobile development?

Review the full posting and apply online: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org...

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fiveapp 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Five.com is a stealth company building a mobile application in the online-to-offline space. Our offices are based in Berkeley, CA and we're backed by TechStars, Esther Dyson, and the Knight Foundation. We are currently hiring for the following roles:

- Mobile designer for Android and iOS- Lead Android Developer

We're a product-centric team, focused on building engaging and simple consumer experiences. Say hi@five.com.

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kyleknighted 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Remote : Anywhere, USA

Mandiant Corp was recently acquired by FireEye, Inc and we're looking to grow! You'd work on a small team of 5 developers with a very laid back "startup" feel.

Our team is looking to hire a front end engineer to join our ranks. SCSS, CoffeeScript, Ruby on Rails environment, competitive salary & benefits, and a fun team who enjoys building, learning, and working together.

Feel free to reach out to me kyle.knight@mandiant.com with a GitHub repo if you have one, resume, and portfolio.

-- We're also looking for a Ruby on Rails developer, so feel free to contact me for more information on that as well!

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isubkhankulov 4 hours ago 0 replies      
BTX Trader - Software Engineer - New York, NYhttp://btxtrader.com

We build Bitcoin trading tools. We're a small team (4 people) but we've got the ambition and the backing.

Here is the role profile in terms of skills:

  - Strong grasp of core JavaScript  - Experience with client-side frameworks (Backbone, Angular etc)  - Familiar with Grunt/Yeoman or similar workflows  - Familiar with, or interested in     using: canvas, WebGL, three.js, d3.js etc. for visualization
Get it touch! careers at btxtrader com

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alaskamiller 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Shirts.io Fremont, CA

Want a free custom t-shirt? Read on!

The Company

https://www.shirts.io is an online fulfillment service that prints, packs, and delivers custom printed t-shirts, posters, and phone cases.

Our mission is to empower our customers to start their own merchandising business by offering well-designed online software with world-class production infrastructure.

We are headquartered in Silicon Valley with facilities in California, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

The Role

We are looking for junior, mid, and senior full-stack web developers and/or software developers with all or some of the following.

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jasonlotito 6 hours ago 0 replies      
MeetMe - New Hope, PA (near Philadelphia, PA) - http://www.meetme.com

See all openings here: http://jobvite.com/m?3Je6egw2

About Us: MeetMe is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US with over 1 million DAU. We've been around since 2005 as myYearbook, rebranding in 2012 as MeetMe. We've launched other apps such as Choosy, Charm, and Unsaid in the past few months, and are looking to continue adding more standalone apps in the future.

We use a wide variety of languages, generally using what makes sense. C, PHP, Python, JavaScript and Node.js, and native iOS and Android development are the most common.

MeetMe is a fun place to work. We hold a yearly developer retreat, as well as regular company-wide hackathons. We have a book club, board game club, and we even have a game room. While we aren't a new company in the time scale of the internet, we still know how to have fun. We just get the benefit of not having to kill ourselves working 12 hour days. =) This means you'll enjoy actually going home on time!We have many openings, both technical and non-technical.

* Senior iOS Architect

* Senior Android Architect

* Software Architect

* System Administrator

* Director of Software Development

* QA Tester for Mobile Applications

* Sales Director (Digital Advertising Sales) in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco

You can apply directly here: http://jobvite.com/m?3Je6egw2

Or you can contact me at jlotito@meetme.com. I'm a developer, so feel free to ask specific developer-type questions.

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