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geekwork1In July legal advice startup Avvo announced plans to hire 80 new employees this year. The Seattle-based company has listings in a variety of fields on GeekWork, GeekWire’s jobs site, including its first dedicated copywriter position.

“You will be instrumental in improving existing copy and contributing to the development of the Avvo message going forward,” writes Avvo in the listing. “You should be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, able to think big while paying careful attention to detail, and eager to work in a fast-paced environment.”

Avvo_logo_Navytrns_taglineAvvo is looking for a candidate with at least three years of copywriting experience and a degree in a writing or communications related field.

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!)

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Position: Full-Stack Web Developer

Summary: “This position will collaborate with other developers, designers, content specialists, and stakeholders to build websites, manage server resources, and enhance our content management approach and practices using WordPress. This position will also contribute their development expertise to other online marketing properties.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.

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Position: Systems Engineer (Executive Desktop Support)

Summary: “A Seattle-based company is looking to hire a Systems Engineer (Executive Desktop Support) to provide internal technical support for company executives’ workstation issues and projects. The position offers resolution and options to known technical challenges by performing first, second and third level troubleshooting to gain the best possible outcome for the executive.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.


Position: Software Engineer – Full Stack

Summary: “We have opportunities on our full stack engineering team. If your passion is web development for one of the top trafficked sites on the web or providing premium data to businesses, as well as the tools to get the most out of that data, we have a place for you! We’re a small company with a big vision and we work as a cohesive team to make that vision a reality. We don’t believe in mind-numbing org charts or office politics. We do believe in taking risks, working hard and having lots of fun.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.


Position: Vice President, Product Design

Summary: “Are you a technologist with a passion for designing and delivering products that delight? WSECU is searching for a Vice President, Product Design who will bring products from concept through implementation to meet our promise: to help members take care of today and grow for tomorrow. This key position, which reports to the Chief Brand Technologist, is a new role which will work in close collaboration with partners including Information Technology, E-Services, and line of business product owners.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.


Position: DevOps Engineer

Summary: “We are seeking a bright, self-motivated DevOps Engineer to join our Engineering team. The DevOps Engineer will be a jack of all trades with experience in system administration, network operations, software development, build and release engineering, performance engineering an site operations. A small organization mentality is critical for success in this position: a passionate can-do attitude, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to collaborate while acting as a thought leader in your area of expertise will serve you well at RootMetrics.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.

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