Tuesday, September 30, 2014

iTriage - Software Engineer

Job description

Do you want to do meaningful work?  Is disrupting and helping to fix a broken system a passion for you?  Do you want to work with some of the best people in Denver?  If you answered Yes!, you might be interested in working at iTriage.

At iTriage we value curiosity, teamwork, accountability, and positivity.  Our team is a family and we work with thoughtfulness and purpose.

iTriage is on a mission to simplify healthcare.  Our goals are to improve the patience experience of healthcare, increasing the quality and their satisfaction, improve the health of our users, and reduce the cost of healthcare.  Join us on our mission!

Desired Skills and Experience

The Ruby on Rails Software Engineer will be responsible for adding high quality, scalable functionality to our fast-growing SOA platform. In addition to traffic on www.itriagehealth.com, the SOA platform receives a large amount of traffic from the iTriage mobile apps on iPhone and Android.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following:

Ruby on Rails specific experience
    3+ years experience developing applications using Ruby on Rails.
    5+ years total software engineering experience
    BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    BDD & TDD – proficient with test frameworks such as RSpec
    SQL (experience with MySQL, Postgres or equivalent)
    RESTful API design experience
    Git: Please send us your GitHub account if you have a project that you would like us to review.

    Strong software engineering fundamentals
    Experience with Javascript, CSS, HTML (JQuery or equivalent)
    AJAX, RESTful web services, JSON
    Object-oriented programming and design including Model-View-Controller architecture
    Use of Agile project tools such as Rally or Pivotal Tracker
    You want to be part of a growing and entrepreneurial technology company with proven users and business model
    You have a “do whatever it takes” attitude
    You want to learn more, build your experience, and contribute within a fast-paced agile environment
    You have a focus on users and customers, and a desire to win in the marketplace
    You excel at working with other employees and within teams

Job Responsibilities
    Deliver a best-in-class APIs for internal users and external customers
    Help define requirements for projects
    Translate feature requirements into sound, creative software designs
    Creatively solve problems
    Work collaboratively with others
    Produce solid, thoroughly tested features (including automated tests)
    Plan and execute software releases

About the company

iTriage LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a global health care technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The company’s market-leading platform and mobile/Web applications offer a proprietary Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers consumers to make better health care decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: “What could be wrong?” and “Where should I go for treatment?” Millions of consumers around the globe have downloaded the free iTriage mobile app on their iPhone and Android devices, and thousands of health care providers use iTriage to reach and communicate critical facility and service information to consumers.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Virtela - Senior UNIX Systems Engineer

Virtela is the world's largest independent managed network, security, and cloud services company. Virtela offers an award-winning suite of services - including managed networks, security, application acceleration, and IT infrastructure management - to market-leading companies around the world, such as Kraft, Honeywell, HanesBrands, Paramount Pictures, Red Hat and IBM. The company is known for its outstanding service innovations and customer support, which have been recognized by more than 50 awards in the last two years alone. Virtela offers unparalleled geographic reach to more than 190 countries through its partnership with more than 1,000 service providers. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with globally distributed Network Operations Centers in the U.S., India, and the Philippines.

Virtela offers an attractive compensation and competitive benefits packages ranging from health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401(K) with employer match. Virtela is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse workforce.

Location: Denver, CO

Key Responsibilities

*        Perform tasks such as systems planning, configuring systems, installing software, providing guidance in technical meetings, defining standards, assisting with research and design for architectural issues, assisting/providing status updates, attending project meetings and implementation support of new applications

*        Supporting all of Virtela's Enterprise applications. Support primarily java developers, applications integrators, DBAs, Global Operations Centers, and numerous scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python, and Java )

*        Automating and improving existing processes

*        Managing development, testing and production VM and physical server environments

*        Acting as a key member (support/consult/lead) on various application's BSS/OSS projects

*        Managing capacity, develop process, design systems architecture and perform technology refreshes

*        Skills & Attributes

*        Strong customer service attitude with superior people skills

*        Highly self-motivated. Willingness to take ownership of tasks and drive them to completion

*        Strong skills for automation of repeatable work

*        Able to lead troubleshooting, optimization, and performance tuning of applications, databases, and Unix systems

*        Mastery of GNU/Linux (Redhat/CentOS/Fedora/Ubuntu), expertise with Logical Volume Managers, network troubleshooting, bash, Python and/or Perl programming

*        Knowledge of Internet services, systems monitoring and management, and open source tools with emphasis on SMTP, HTTP, LDAP, SQL, and DNS

*        Ability to perform 24x7x365 on-call duty with other systems team members

*        Strong SAN experience. iSCSI experience is a plus

*        OpenStack and CEPH distributed file system experience is a plus

*        Cobbler, PXE boot, Kickstart and Spacewalk/RHN Satellite server experience a plus

*        Cisco/ Dell / IBM / Sun hardware experience and knowledge. Experience with Blade hardware is a plus

Minimum Requirements

*        Strong CentOS and Ubuntu management skills

*        Superior puppet skills. Experience writing manifests is required. Hiera, PuppetDB, and Puppet 3 experience are a plus

*        Strong experience with the KVM and VMware hypervisors. Xen and HyperV experience are a plus

*        Strong documentation skills

*        Willingness to work out of system team's work queue

*        Understanding of Systems design and the OSI model

*        Strong  general automation skills. This includes scripting, automated monitoring, and automated VM deployments

*        Strong Subversion and/or Git VCS skills

*        Experience with Nagios or Zabbix monitoring software, specifically writing scripts to extend monitoring capabilities

*        Linux cluster experience

*        Hands on experience with Solaris

Please send resumes to Jayme Garcia at jgarcia@virtela.net.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

MapQuest - Java Engineer

Sr. Java Engineer - Data Services

Want to work in a startup-like environment that already has a very strong brand, has 36M monthly unique visitors and is one of the top 25 web properties and doesn't worry about making payroll?
MapQuest is moving beyond only maps and directions, transforming itself and retaking its rightful place as an industry leader in the mapping, local discovery and travel space. In order to finish the transformation to a fact-paced innovation machine, MapQuest is looking to add talented and energetic people.
If you want a challenge and the chance to be a part of potentially one of the greatest transformation stories in the tech industry, this is the place for you.
The Data Services team maintains the infrastructure that provides us with Big Data from all the uses of all our different products. We then use that data to divine meaning, test hypotheses, and enable data-driven decisions and solutions for both ourselves and our customers.

As a member of the MapQuest Data Services team, you must be a team player, and a power-house in getting stuff done quickly and professionally. You must be energetic, positive and outgoing.
You will be responsible for executing business requirements into unit tested functional code, designing creative solutions to thorny problems, and operating in tandem with other team members to co-ordinate work.

While every day as is different, this is what your responsibilities include:

  1.  New Features- take user stories, deconstruct them into tasks, and execute upon those tasks in 1-week sprints, that fulfill business asks for new functionality.
  2.  Technical Debt reduction - The Data Team has a sense of pride and ownership in what we do. To maintain that, we always seek to undo old hacks or shortcuts, improve the systems we have, and implement better ways of doing things, without requiring that the Business ask us to do so.
  3.  Data Analysis & Munging - Data is a massive part of what we do every day. You'll need to be able to manipulate data, crunch it, and sling it around the place with ease.
  4.  System Health- We have large production systems that have to keep running. We're always working to improve monitoring, up-time, performance, and scalability.
  5.  Having Brilliant ideas & helping the group execute on them - The Data Team is always looking to be ahead of the customer. We are always working on our own projects too, dreamed up inside the team, to improve the product.
There are many items listed below. Don't be scared.  Ultimately as long as you are a good, solid Java developer, have some of the items, have the right attitude, and are the right fit for the team, you can learn the rest on the job.

  *  3+ years of Java
  *  SQL required, preferably postgres.  PostGIS experience is a major plus
  *  Some build system experience required, Gradle is a plus
  *  Hadoop / Storm / Kafka experience are a major plus
  *  Test Driven Development methodology
  *  ETL or Data cleansing & normalizing experience is a major plus
  *  Experience developing web APIs and SOA
  *  Experience in Agile development methodologies
  *  Git experience is a plus
  *  Nagios experience is a major plus
  *  Any Big Data technologies are pluses and we would be interested in hearing about
  *  Data analysis, log mining and automated reporting experience is a major plus.
  *  Experience with Tableau Desktop & Server is also a major plus
  *  A sense of humor is required, and a wicked aim with a nerf gun is a plus.
Apply: john.barday@mapquest.com

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer

AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, veteran status, disability or other protected category.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Yieldex - Account Manager


Yieldex is a big data analytics firm that helps digital publishers increase revenue by better managing, forecasting and pricing their advertising inventory. 

We have a blue chip client roster, with customers who are very enthusiastic about our product, including NYTimes, Dow Jones, Amazon.com, NBC, Turner Broadcasting, FoxNews, UK Telegraph, France Telecom, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, WebMD, Scripps, Cars.com, Autotrader, Jumpstart, Kelly Blue Book, Pandora, Comcast, Healthline, Bloomberg, Weather.com, Accuweather, Travelocity, Orbitz, AARP, TechTarget, AllRecipes, and CondeNast to name a few.  Visit www.yieldex.com for more information on this growing and dynamic company.


The Yieldex technical account manager works with multiple Yieldex clients as their dedicated Yieldex technical resource. The ideal candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting and coordinating the resolution of all technical issues with both clients and internal Yieldex teams. Technical account managers are responsible for providing expertise and driving adoption of the Yieldex product suite, while being expert ad serving industry resources to our client base. Candidates should have deep interest/expertise in the online media ecosystem. Experience working with ad servers, 3rd party data providers, online media order management systems, and yield management tools will be beneficial.

This position requires strong business acumen and the ability to set and exceed client expectations for success. The candidate will understand the client success metrics and apply technical and product expertise to ensure successful client adoption. Success will require strong communication and coordination with the client and internal engineering and product teams.

Competitive salary, benefits and options. Full time. Permanent.


·      A passion for customer success and laser focus on providing customer value

·      Proven troubleshooting, problem-solving, and data analysis skills

·      3+ years of technical experience in a professional services role at an online publishing or technology company

·      Demonstrated ability to manage projects involving multiple internal and external stakeholders

·      Demonstrated track record of exceeding established goals on a consistent basis

·      Ability to quickly grasp and understand technical specifications, problems and concepts

·      Outstanding attention to detail combined with an ability to see the big picture

·      Ability to work well independently

·      Excellent written and oral communication

·      Experience with advanced functions in Excel and working knowledge of relational databases and UNIX

·      Ability to work on multiple high-priority tasks under tight deadlines

·      Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and high integrity

·      Track record of building constructive working relationships throughout the organization

·      Travel to client sites as needed, less than 5%

Additional Qualifications (Desired but not required)

·      Experience in the digital ad serving industry

·      Experience with audience data and targeting

·      Experience with order management systems for the ad serving industry

Please send relevant resumes to jobs@yieldex.com with the position name as subject.