Company: 
No Labels

Location: Washington, DC

Job Type: Full-time staffer (not consultant)

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Organization Website: http://www.nolabels.org/

No Labels is seeking a Data Analyst. This staffer will be a critical component in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of No Labels. The responsibilities include collecting and analyzing data from advertising, emails and social media and helping to develop digital strategy.

About No Labels

No Labels is a growing citizens’ movement of Democrats, Republicans and everything in between dedicated to promoting a new politics of problem solving.

We are unlike any organization in America. The most powerful interest groups in our nation’s capital work to push our leaders and our political parties apart. No Labels is working to bring them together to forge solutions to our nation’s problems. We welcome people left, right and everything in between as long as they are willing to collaborate with one another to seek a shared success for America. This new attitude is what No Labels is all about.

Within Congress, No Labels has already recruited over 90 members to become Problem Solvers and over 75 members of the 113th Congress who support the creation of a new governing process for America.

No Labels does not expect anyone to shed their identity when they join our movement. We are a community of proud liberals, proud conservatives and everything in between who are united by the conviction that people with different beliefs really can set aside the labels and come together to solve problems.

Responsibilities

  • Collect and organize data from all advertising campaigns, emails and social media outreach
  • Present the data clearly and concisely for senior leadership
  • Use large amounts of data to assist the digital team make more informed decisions leading to a more engaged community.
  • Assist in segmenting our email list to help craft messages that resonate with all supporters

Qualifications

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Google Analytics, and CRMs (Blue State Digital familiarity is preferred)
  • Comfortable breaking down enormous multivariate data sets to draw conclusions
  • Make inferences, draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • Build a feedback loop to help grow and evolve the digital program
  • Ability to look at large amounts of data and make actionable inferences
  • Proven ability to multi-task, meet campaign schedules and deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working under pressure and meeting deadlines in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate to present data to an audience not fluent in the content
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
Company: 
Dimagi

Please visit the company website for the opening positions and requirements:

http://www.dimagi.com/about/careers/

Company: 
Edinboro University

This Job Opening at Edinboro University could be of interest to you. If you require more information, after following the link below, please contact Edinboro University directly.

Please be advised that Edinboro University is accepting applications for a Director of Institutional Research & Assessment.

Applications will be accepted online at https://jobs.edinboro.edu/postings/1744

Company: 
CACI Ever Vigilant

Description

At CACI, we don't just hire you for a job; we hire you for a career. CACI recruits, retains, and develops a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. We empower you to forge your path while providing you with the tools, guidance, and flexibility needed to accomplish your career goals. CACI has a clear, defined strategy that has guided our success for over fifty years.
Consider a career with CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing the information technology and consulting solutions America needs to defeat global terrorism, secure our homeland and improve government services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Software development on a .NET 4.0 and SQL Server 2005/2008R2/2012 platform. Development includes implementing system improvements/enhancements and resolving system defects.
  • Assignments involve knowledge of .NET 4.0, C#.NET, T-SQL, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Follow the software development life cycle for each development task by producing detailed technical design documents, developing, and unit testing based on detailed project schedule.
  • Work closely with the functional team to determine feasibility of requirements.
  • Work with technical team lead to determine level of efforts for various assignments.
  • Attend meetings and take meeting minutes, as applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (in Computer Science or related field) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Zero to two years of related experience.
  • DoD Secret clearance must be obtainable.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with web application development.
  • Experience with object-oriented concepts.
  • Experience with relational databases.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.
Company: 
WealthEngine, Inc

Please Note that WealthEngine has several openings for this position.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Associate Database Developer will be responsible for developing and automating existing data
processing programs. WealthEngine currently collects and stores data from 35 different sources. Our
total database size is 3 TB.


KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • PL/SQL development:
    • Create simple stored procedures, functions, packages and triggers for batch screening process.
    • Maintain SQL*Loader routines for loading data
    • Monitor/Execute data loading process
    • Review result after data cleansing process

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or four-year
    university is required.
  • Minimum of 0-2 years of experience with Oracle PL/SQL with emphasis on understanding stored
    procedures, functions, packages and triggers.
  • Knowledge/experience with the following technologies is required
  • -Common Delimited, Excel, Access

  • Knowledge/experience with the following technologies a plus:
  • -Oracle database, Oracle SQL*Loader, Shell scripting, Linux, batch scheduling (cronjob) and monitoring

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and technical skills are required as are a positive attitude and
    solid ethics
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as independently

About WealthEngine

WealthEngine, Inc. is a leading provider of sophisticated wealth identification and prospect research
services to financial services, retail, luxury and nonprofit organizations. Over four thousand clients use
WealthEngine's products for comprehensive consumer and business research on individuals, companies
and foundations. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, WealthEngine serves both the United States and the
United Kingdom. For more information, please visit our website at www.wealthengine.com

WealthEngine, Inc. offers a competitive salary and comprehensive employee benefits including
medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and a 401(k) plan.

Company: 
TOWERS, LLC - JOB POSTING

Vacancies: Seeking to fill 3 – 4 positions
Projected start date: Immediately, and on a rolling basis
Locations: Washington, DC Metropolitan area, San Francisco Bay area
Note: this start-up company is founded by a CS alumnus

Overview:

Towers is a internet technology start-up focused on e-Commerce and social media. The disruptive technology is an innovative communication tool. The company plans to revolutionize an industry (real estate and hospitality) and launch at universities in the US. First Release plans to be launched at GWU in January 2014, so this is a chance to contribute to your community and witness growth on campus.

The start-up is looking for world-class Software Developer(s) / Internet Entrepreneur(s). The candidate will have the opportunity to be a part of something substantial. The candidate will NOT need to leave their full-time job; s/he could juggle this project while attending school or working. The opportunity is there to convert to full-time after funding.

Compensation: To be discussed during interview – equity stake or a combination of cash and equity.

US Citizens preferred. International candidates will be sponsored after funding early next year (April-May)


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, related professional experience advantageous
  • Experience with building responsive web UI using HTML 5 and CSS3
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript programming
  • Experience with JQuery
  • Understanding of Document Object Model (DOM) and JQuery selector syntax
  • Experience with AJAX web service calls (using JQuery) and JSON REST services
  • Code primarily in PHP, Ruby, or Python
  • Experience building applications in HTML, CSS or JavaScript. Experience with Local Storage, AJAX, JSON, JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, YUI, etc.) and mobile development a plus
  • Knowledge in working with networking API’s: Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Work closely with our product and design teams to define feature specifications
  • Personal qualities include: Entrepreneurial spirit, driven, persistent, personal integrity, dedicated, passionate, leadership, energetic, excellent vision and stamina
  • A passion for innovative content
  • Ability to work as part of a team in an environment that demands excellence, time and energy
  • Someone who has the desire to build a company and enjoys creativity and freedom
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
Company: 
Edinboro University
Deadline: 
2013-11-22

If interested, please review the link below and apply on line. Also note the deadline to apply.

https://jobs.edinboro.edu/postings/1664

Deadline: 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Illinois Professional Science Master’s (PSM), a unit of the Graduate College, offers
master’s degree programs combining advanced study in science with business. The 16-month
program currently enrolls students in five M.S. programs: agricultural production, bioenergy,
food science and human nutrition, plant biology, and technical systems management.
Additional programs are in development. Program growth and enhancing the quality of
students’ experience are high priorities.

The Visiting Assistant Director supports the mission of the Illinois PSM by recruiting and
advising prospective students; building the program’s marketing and communication activities;
cultivating relationships with prospective internship companies and working with students to
secure internships; and supporting the industry seminar series, including instructional support
and some teaching. The position reports to the Director, Illinois PSM.

This is a 12-month, full-time (100%), visiting academic professional position, renewable
annually. The position may become regular at a later date. Salary for the position will be
commensurate with experience, and the start date will be as soon as possible after the closing
date.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruit students through outreach visits at education fairs, professional group networking,
    company site visits, online and in-person information sessions, course visits, social
    networking, and telephone/e-mail follow-up of inquiries
  • Advise prospective students on admissions, program, and course requirements and on
    career options
  • Manage communications through an applicant customer relationship management (CRM)
    system
  • Help design and implement comprehensive and integrated communications including print,
    electronic, and social media
  • Contribute to and maintain content on the program’s website
  • Assist with surveys to track student opinions and outcomes
  • Seek internship and job opportunities on PSM students’ behalf
  • Cultivate employer relationships to foster employment opportunities for Illinois PSM
    students and graduates
  • Help develop new internship options that place students in entrepreneurial and/or
    consulting projects
  • Support program instruction in professional skills development (e.g., communication,
    interpersonal skills, influence and negotiation)
  • Provide logistics support for seminar guest speakers
  • Support seminar-related workshops with outside facilitators
  • Assist in assessment of students’ professional knowledge, skills, and abilities

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree plus four years of relevant experience or a master’s degree plus 2
    years of relevant experience
  • A record of accomplishment and progressive responsibility in sales and marketing,
    corporate training and development, or higher education
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work successfully with diverse groups in a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated energy and enthusiasm
  • An understanding of the higher education marketplace
  • Aptitude to understand and articulate the value of professional master’s degrees to
    prospective students and to potential employers
  • Availability for occasional evening hours, weekend events, and/or out-of-town events

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A graduate degree from an accredited institution in business, science, communication or a
    closely related field
  • Undergraduate or graduate teaching experience or corporate training experience
  • One-on-one advising experience in higher education or corporate customer service
    experience
  • Interest in and general knowledge of business and science
  • APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

    For full consideration, upload a letter of application and resume, along with the names and
    contact information of three references at http://jobs.illinois.edu by November 8, 2013.

    For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact the Graduate
    College Human Resources at 217-244-5400 or frivera@illinois.edu.

    The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. The
    administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting
    qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
    (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

    Company: 
    University of North Carolina

    Position Type: EPA-NF Instructional
    Supervisor: Dean of The Graduate School
    FTE: 1.0

    Position Summary:

    This position will coordinate all administrative functions associated
    with the professional science master’s degrees that fall under the purview of The
    Graduate School including the student admission process, broad marketing of the
    degree opportunities, hiring of adjunct faculty to teach professional skills courses,
    scheduling of professional skills courses, registration and advisement of students,
    scheduling of seminar series, coordinating internships and job placements for all
    students in PSM degree programs, annual budgeting and program assessment. The
    Director will report directly to the Dean of the Graduate School and will be a member of
    the internal Professional Science Master’s degree advisory board. In addition, the
    Director will coordinate annual meetings with the external advisory board, will be the
    liaison with the external advisory board and will recruit new members to both the
    internal and external advisory boards.

    Principal Functions (Percentage Effort and Description)

    1) (10%) Coordinating and administering the student recruitment and admission

    2) (20%) Coordinating the development and scheduling of three professional skills
    courses required for the PSM degree programs. This will include hiring adjunct
    faculty to teach these courses, review of proposed course syllabi with internal and
    external advisory committees, and the coordination of the PSM seminar series.

    3) (25%) Developing and coordinating an effective internship program with local
    industry/agencies

    4) (10%) Student registration and student advisement

    5) (10%) Budget responsibility for the PSM programs, including distributions to the
    participating departmental units

    6) (5%) Coordinating all meetings of internal external advisory boards

    7) (5%) Coordinating student placement services

    8) (5%) Review of program goals through regular meetings with departments

    9) (5%) Participating in financial resource development, including external funding
    opportunities

    Requirements: Relevant terminal degree required; for candidates demonstrating
    comparable independent educational or instructional activities related to the
    development or administration of similar programs, will accept a relevant undergraduate
    degree and 5 or more years of directly related experience in substitution.

    Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

    • Experience with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
    industries and familiarity with university processes, so as to be able to effectively
    transition between and integrate the two cultures
    • Excellent communication and advocacy skills
    • Program assessment skills
    • Superior organization skills and the ability to process parallel tasks while working
    with multiple degree programs
    • Evidence of prior management and budgeting experience
    • Experience with education outreach is preferred

    Apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/32771

    Company: 
    YellowHat Labs

    YellowHat Labs, a Washington, DC-based cybersecurity startup, is seeking an experienced engineer to join our team. We are looking for a computer engineer with substantial experience in programming. The following skillsets would be helpful, but absolutely not required -- the company primarily is looking for a skilled programmer who can assist in implementing functional, beta-customer/investor-ready products.

    • C++ and/or C# programming;
    • socket programming; and
    • application life-cycle management.

    Knowledge of modern operating systems, computer security, and computer architecture training, as well as project management skills (including milestone management, progress tracking, and task dependency management) are also desirable, but not required. YellowHat is looking for a candidate who enjoys the chess game of cybersecurity.

    Geographic preference: the company will consider qualified candidates from all U.S. geographic locations; remote work is an option.

    Initial compensation will be equity-based with salary available when the company receives investment, which the company plans on seeking in a three to six month timeline.

    Inquiries should be directed to mark@yellowhatlabs.com

    Company: 
    Epic

    Code with a purpose.

    In the world of healthcare, having the right information in the right place at the right time isn’t just important – it can mean the difference between life and death. Through the use of Epic’s software, harmful medication errors are avoided every day in hospitals across the United States – and that’s just one small way your code will help others save lives.
    As a developer at Epic, there’s a good chance your innovations will affect the life of someone close to you – in fact, you’ll directly impact the way 1 in 3 Americans receives healthcare. You’ll push the boundaries in creating software to reduce medical errors, improve screening for diseases, and lower the cost of medical care while improving its quality.

    Have Fun.

    You will write code and more – your input will guide all elements of innovation. You’ll meet with experts and end-users and determine novel approaches to each facet of development, from database to user interface. Join a small team of the best and brightest from across the world; Epic’s employees currently represent more than 60 nations. With talented co-workers whose passion and willingness to go above and beyond is unparalleled, and a workspace conducive to serious development, you will thrive in a collaborative and casual environment. The challenges you’ll be exposed to are numerous.
    Epic is located in Madison, Wisconsin - a diverse city regularly ranked as one of the best places to live in the country. No matter what you do for fun – board games or cricket, martial arts or volunteering – you’ll find others at Epic who share your interests.

    And other good stuff.

    Epic offers highly competitive wages and all the benefits you’d expect from a leading software company (401k, great insurance, and stock appreciation rights). But, we also have benefits that definitely fall outside the realm of the anticipated. Have you always wanted to go to New Zealand, but never gotten the chance? Epic’s five year sabbatical program not only provides you with an additional four weeks of paid vacation, but it will also cover airfare and lodging costs for you and a guest in any country you’ve never seen before. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to give back to the community through Epic’s charitable efforts. Oh, and did we mention the tree house?
    By applying for Software Development, you’ll be considered for all development opportunities across Epic’s numerous teams. You will use various technologies to build multi-tier enterprise software for healthcare organizations, including C#.NET, HTML, ASP.NET, VB6, Cache, iPhone, iPad, Business Objects, and Pocket PCs. We will educate you on the technologies you’ll use through on-the-job training.

    Visa sponsorship is available. Epic is an equal opportunity employer.

    Requirements

    • BS/BA, MS/MA, or PhD in Computer Science, Math, Software Engineering or a related field.
    • Top-notch academics.
    • Relocation to Madison, WI is required and reimbursed.

    Apply online at http://careers.epic.com/position-160 or send your resume to careers@epic.com

    Company: 
    AGH Strategies
    Deadline: 
    July 31, 2013

    AGH Strategies, a company helping nonprofits track and grow relationships with their supporters, is hiring a junior PHP developer based in Washington, DC. This developer will help in implementing, customizing, and building new features for CiviCRM and compatible CMSes to serve our clients' needs. The developer with collaborate with co-workers and clients to design and carry out the development work. Additionally, the developer will work with others in the community to contribute back to CiviCRM.

    The developer will regularly find creative solutions to new problems, advancing nonprofits' work by:

    -building custom extensions and workflows
    -integrating outside systems
    -diagnosing and patching bugs
    -closing gaps in CiviCRM's features
    -improving clients' user experiences

    This is an opportunity to have a key role in advancing open-source constituent relationship management (CRM) and the missions of multiple organizations. In the process of serving our clients, AGH Strategies has become a leading company in advancing CiviCRM's code and community. The developer will be a key part of continuing this involvement.

    For more info please visit here: http://aghstrategies.com/content/developer-job

    Company: 
    Federal Trade Commission

    Please see the link below regarding a position with the Federal Trade Commission.

    Company: 
    Hewlett-Packard

    Description

    Join the world-wide leader in server solutions – HP’s Industry Standard Server and Software team. Driven by cloud computing, customer demand for storage solutions and storage capacity is increasing at record rates. You will join a tightly collaborative team, working on innovative projects, interfacing software/firmware/hardware to build leading-edge storage solutions, ensuring us to continue to lead the marketplace with state of the art hard drive and solid state drive designs. This position is perfect for recent college graduates with extremely huge career growth potential.

    -Research, test, and qualify SAS and SATA disk drives, and solid state devices.
    -Lead or support in the analysis and root cause of storage solution failures and issues where the device is believed to have failed.
    -Evaluate new products/technologies and recommend modifications or enhancements to eliminate design issues or improve the product performance.
    -Generate specifications and detailed test procedure documents.
    -Contribute in assessing risks of new hard drive technologies and interfaces.
    -Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to complex issues, and is regarded as a subject matter expert.
    -Works on complex problems/projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.
    -Exercises independent judgment within defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives.
    -Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives.
    -May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees.
    -Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies.
    -May represent the organization to external customers/clients.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    -Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

    Knowledge and Skills

    -C/C++ programming experience is preferred
    -Working knowledge of software applications like MS word, MS excel, MS power point

    -Ability to analyze, evaluate, test, and debug storage devices to root cause
    -Self-motivated and able to multi-task between projects
    -Ability to interface and communicate effectively with all team members and suppliers
    -Disciplined in documenting and creation of procedures
    -Effective troubleshooting skills
    -Must possess a very solid understanding of testing methodologies
    -Must have very excellent verbal and written communication skills
    -Must be able to work well with other people in a team environment
    -Leadership qualities (e.g., integrity, attention to detail, sense of urgency, goal oriented,
    -Self-motivated, excellent documenting and communication disciplines

    Work Authorization

    -Must have a legal right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

    Work Location

    -Houston TX 77070 USA

    Resume Submission

    E-mail resume to: Lijun.qin@hp.com

    Company: 
    Amazon

    Please check the attachment for more information.

    Company: 
    Collective Falulzcy

    For immediate release. Interested in working on a high production value multi-player on-line games and or mobile applications? Come work with us at Collective Falulzcy, LLC, a new software development company opened and led by David Chao and Chris Pack. We are based out of the D.C. area and are currently pursuing up to seven potential team members for the two positions below:

    (1) Network-Videogame Programmer.
    (2) Network-Videogame Database Developer.

    Desired qualifications: Strong relational database or programming knowledge, depending on the position applied for.

    (1) For programmers. Knowledge of C#/.net and JavaScript are strongly encouraged.Experience with videogame-specific developments such as Unity 3D, UDK, etc. are favored.
    (2) For databasers. Experience with SQL, MySQL, msSQL, and a deep understanding of relational database concepts are desired.

    Location: Virginia side of the greater DC metro area. Occasional travel to the Maryland side. Our interests are centered in Rosslyn, VA and Hyattsville, MD.
    Compensation: Paid.
    Open date: November 10th, 2012.
    Closing date: November 23rd, 2012.
    Term of employment: 7 months for the current cycle. Successful, enthusiastic team members may be requested to come back for future service with the team.

    Company: 
    Palantir

    Position description: Software Development Engineer
    https://www.palantir.com/careers/OpenPosDetail?id=a0m800000039kTNAAY

    Information on Palantir:

    Introductory Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6OebM0dQ8g

    Operation Tradestop is a demo on our Palantir product: if you have some time to mess around with it a little, it will give you an idea of how our product works.
    https://www.optradestop.com/welcome/

    Some use cases/Palantir work in action: https://www.palantir.com/category/blogs/news-events-blog/

    Company: 
    it.com

    IT.com (it.com) is in the business of practically applying information retrieval and machine learning technologies to mine social communication like email, Twitter, and Facebook. We are a profitable, well-funded startup company looking to make several critical software engineering hires.

    IT-Discovery is a web-based, enterprise search and data mining product, utilizing the most cutting edge front-end technologies to deliver a dynamic, interactive, rich client experience for our users. The user interface is the most critical element in making our machine learning technology useful, accessible, and powerful. Our UI engineers play an essential role in making our product successful. Uniquely, the usability of the product is a function of how well the UI makes the powerful machine learning techniques transparent.

    We are looking for a Senior UI engineer to lead our presentation tier development efforts. While we are primarily looking for a candidate with expertise coding in Javascript/AJAX/HTML/CSS, an ideal candidate would be willing to branch out into layout and design, information architecture, data visualization, and product development.

    Job Description:

    Lead the user interface design and implementation of the application
    Seek feedback from peers and customers to design the user experience for the application
    Layout design of the user interface using wire frames and comps
    Collaborate with developers to implement API's for client-server interactions
    Browser-based performance tuning of front-end code
    Help establish processes and procedure for user interface and usability design and ensure adherence to the process.
    Help improve the quality of the application by testing and providing feedback to development team.

    Skills & Requirements

    Over 5 years of experience in user interface design and development of web based applications
    Expert in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX in various browsers and platforms, especially Firefox
    Expert in UI engineering best practices, including code maintainability, performance, and security
    Expert in using and customizing/extending industry standard libraries like prototype,
    scriptaculous, JQuery, etc.
    Experienced in Photoshop or other graphical software for image design and manipulation
    Experienced with usability testing
    Exposed to browser-based performance tuning
    Exposed in various document formats like XML/XSL, SGML, HTML, pdf, office etc.
    Exposed to programming languages like Java and C# and build scripts using Gradle, Maven, etc.
    Exposed to manipulating data in a relational database like Mysql and Postgres

    About IT.com

    IT.com builds products that unite cutting-edge machine learning technology with killer user interfaces. We are a small company, but we serve some of the largest corporations in the world. We offer the opportunity to work on the most interesting and challenging problems, within the context of a successful, growing business.

    We offer competitive salary, stock and full health benefits. We're based out of Washington DC, with metro access from Farragut North.

    Company: 
    it.com

    IT.com (it.com) is in the business of practically applying information retrieval and machine learning technologies to mine social communication like email, Twitter, and Facebook in order to produce actionable intelligence. We are a profitable, well-funded startup company looking to make many critical
    software engineering hires. We use Java extensively throughout our application, using technologies such as Spring, Solr/Lucene, Hadoop, as well as homegrown proprietary machine learning algorithms.

    We are in need of people that can contribute and lead one or more of the following components in our system:

    Tomcat/Spring MVC/MySQL web tier
    Solr/Lucene search backend
    Hadoop batch processing pipeline
    Groovy/Grails UI for batch processing pipeline
    Proprietary machine learning algorithms for text mining

    Here are qualities we're seeking in a candidate:

    You love technology: You're a life-long learner, not necessarily because you need to earn a paycheck, but simply because you think technology is cool. You're a tinkerer. You spend spare moments of your time thinking about how to build the better mouse trap. You get excited at the thought of using the latest technology to solve really big problems.
    You get stuff done: You focus on practical, concrete solutions to business-driven engineering problems. You have a proven track record of quality and timely execution. You thrive in a fast-paced startup environment: You're a generalist who's not afraid to try lots of different things. You like it when you are trusted to solve problems without the need to be micromanaged. You find satisfaction in being playing a critical role in the success of a business.

    Skills & Requirements

    3+ years of serious software engineering experience
    A strong command of the Java language and object oriented design
    Experience with using any web application development stack (Java EE, LAMP, Ruby on Rails)
    Spring, Groovy, Grails
    Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment
    SQL, MySQL or PostgreSQL
    Ruby, Python, or Lisp experience a plus
    Lucene, Hadoop, Nutch, or Amazon EC2 experience a big plus
    Experience with big data is a huge plus
    BS in Computer Science or equivalent a plus

    About IT.com

    IT.com builds products that unite cutting-edge machine learning technology with killer user interfaces. We produce usable intelligence in a friendly way. We are a small company, but we serve some of the largest corporations in the world. We offer the opportunity to work on the most interesting and
    challenging problems, with the best resources ( the authors of major open source projects) , within the context of a successful, growing business.

    We offer competitive salary, stock and full health benefits. We're based out of Washington DC, with metro access from Farragut North.

    Company: 
    American Institutes for Research

    Responsibilities
    1. Collaborate, design and author User Guides and Training Manuals.
    2. Collaborate productively with all subject matter experts within a team environment to develop appropriate content. Subject matter experts may include, but are not limited to, developers, project managers, training instructors, project leads, and testers.
    3. Follow the standard design, layout, and format of the documentation using approved software tools.
    4. Test user documentation against the product in conjunction with the subject matter expert to ensure the documentation's technical accuracy rectifying any discrepancies.
    5. Manage each defined project responsibly and on schedule including planning time for necessary reviews of documentation. Anticipate projects in development stage and communicate with the Knowledge Support Team Manager to allow for adequate planning.
    6. Provides system diagrams of the existing systems and proposed system enhancements.
    7. Explain the different software modules within a system and document their use.
    8. Provide technical and functional requirements of new software modules.

    Qualifications:
    1. Must have 2+ years of technical writing experience in software development field.
    2. BS in Computer Science, or IT or equivalent combination of training and experience.
    3. At least 1 year of experience working on software development projects in a technical role (developer, technical writer, tester, business analyst)
    4. Past experience in writing functional requirements. Other experience with documentation tasks such as: system documentation, use cases and UML.
    5. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    6. Proven problem-solving and demonstrated teamwork skills.
    7. Strong interest in software and technical writing technologies.
    8. Experience working with databases.

    AIR is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organization, we conduct our work with strict independence, objectivity, and non-partisanship.

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. Join our team of more than seventy software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry.

    Some of our ground-breaking work includes:
    • advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country)
    • mobile support for the user interfaces
    • learning management systems with social media features
    • user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities
    • innovative, machine-scorable items