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geekworkIn its 17-month lifespan, the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence is already helping Seattle become an innovation center in this emerging field.

The Paul Allen-backed organization, dubbed AI2 and led by former University of Washington computer science professor Oren Etzioni, launched a startup incubator with top AI professionals and is funding research projects in a variety of related enterprises.

Now, the AI2 needs a new Software Engineer to define its test and release strategy. This “test guru” will also build advanced test suites for UX and collaborate with other engineers to increase productivity.

AI2LogoThe right candidate will have at least five years of relevant experience. More information is available here.

That’s one of the current highlights from GeekWork. Continue reading for more of this week’s top openings, hand-picked from the featured listings on GeekWire’s job site, and search for more open positions here.

(And, as long as you’re job hunting, another good resource is the GeekWire 200 ranking of top technology startups in the Pacific Northwest, and the related GeekWire startup list database of more than 800 companies. Both can be filtered by category to narrow down your search. Good luck in your search.)


Position: Scrum Master

Summary: “As an Agile Scrum Master you will be working intimately with 2-3 teams to ensure the thorough planning and efficient execution of every sprint. You will be responsible for ensuring that your Agile teams embrace Agile business and development practices throughout the product lifecycle including planning, execution, launch, and support. This role also requires Agile coaching of teams, individuals, and leaders, including Delivery Managers and Product Owners. You may also be involved in the development and mentoring of colleagues who are looking to assume a Scrum Master role.”

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Position: Help Desk Manager

Summary: “Join our dynamic and stimulating environment!  Vulcan Inc. is hiring a Helpdesk Manager to manage the activities of our End User Support team in all aspects of the PC environment, which includes: helpdesk (phone and hands-on support), PC software and hardware standards, software installation package creation and deployment, image creation, conference room support, equipment disposition, and end user training.  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from accredited institution and eight plus year’s relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.”

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Position: Head Of Engineering (Platform & Cloud)

Summary: “INRIX is seeking a Head of Engineering to lead the development of innovative core platform technologies, products, services and analytics in a very nimble organization with incredibly smart people. We are a company that is setting the pace with new technologies, innovative use of the cloud, and products based on data that others can only dream of. The successful candidate is an experienced and very senior Engineering leader who has successfully built high performing global teams to deliver innovative products and services to the market.  This position will report to the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) based in Kirkland, Washington.”

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Position: Junior Developer

Summary: “LexBlog is looking for a passionate and driven Junior Developer to help support and deliver WordPress products to a growing professional network. With a large and diverse user base, LexBlog offers a unique challenge in building a core suite of themes and plugins while keeping a keen eye for opportunities to grow and extend our products. LexBlog’s technology team is a tight-knit group of designers, developers, and project managers that are instrumental in shaping processes and, well, making stuff. Come join us!”

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Position: Principal Software Developer

Summary: “ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Design and develop digital telephony and related software using C/C++ , Javascript, mySQL, HTML and Bash in a Linux environment • Participate in various phases of SDLC including design, coding, reviews, testing and documentation • Utilize design methodologies, object-oriented design and design patterns • Work with other team members throughout the company to determine feasibility, business and functional requirements and technical designs on assigned projects • Provide ongoing support, maintenance and enhancement of systems • Foster an overall culture of quality.”

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Position: Director of Customer Success

Summary: “If you think you have what it takes to join the fastest growing company in B2B SAAS, then read on. We’ve only just begun and already Outreach is the most advanced sales communication platform in the market. Outreach has experienced rapid customer expansion, and is being used by hundreds of organizations to accelerate sales performance and has helped thousands of sales reps double their sales. With a core team established, Outreach is looking to build upon that skill-set and bring the company to the next level.”

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