In August Vulcan Inc. hired Google exec Ravi Jain to expand the company’s technology and development operations. As part of that expansion, Paul Allen’s investment firm is seeking a new engineer to support the executive team’s internal workstation issues and projects.
The Desktop Support Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting technical challenges at the executive level and staying abreast of new technologies that could benefit the team. A related degree and eight years of relevant experience are required.
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Position: Web Software Engineer
Summary: “The engineering team at Lighter Capital embraces autonomy and innovation over pointless meetings and bureaucracy. We’re a small team who loves building and shipping and hates being blocked by anything. Engineers here work directly with other teams withing the company, rather than dealing with PM’s or middle managers.”
Position: Data Journalist & Consumer Insights Manager
Summary: “The ideal candidate has deep interest in consumer trends and an analytical mind that allows the individual to analyze data and create crisp consumer and business partner insights and that will be integrated throughout our strategic plans, business programming and consumers/industry communication. The Data Journalist & Consumer Insights Manager will report to the VP of Brand Marketing and work closely with internal executives.”
Position: Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer
Summary: “We are looking for highly-skilled programmer with at least 5 years’ experience building robust back-end platforms, templates, and web services to help us create an interconnected mobile media toolchain.”
Position: Release Engineer
Summary: “We need a strong, experienced Release Engineer to help build on our successes and help support our growing services and product offerings. We look to increase release rates and provide more options for product teams and operations teams to get their changes and updates as quickly and as safely as possible, in support of Operational and Business needs.”