On Monday, virtual reality video processing startup Pixvana announced a $6 million round, led by Madrona Venture Group in addition to other investors. The company will use the funds, in part, to grow its six-person Seattle team. Pixvana has openings for several key early hires, including a Lead DevOps/Operations Engineer.
This role involves developing products, identifying and pursuing solutions for the business, and working directly with Pixvana’s founders. A bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least five years of operational experience are required to apply.
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Position: Technical Product Specialist
Summary: “The focus of the position will be to technically support the Sioeye solution operations including the live streaming capture devices, the back-end web infrastructure and the social networking apps. In this role you will work alongside support, product development, quality assurance and product management to ensure smooth operation of the ecosystem and to identify opportunities for growth and improvement.”
Position: Manager, Vintage Systems
Summary: “This position oversees a team of employees who are responsible for the restoration, operation, and maintenance of mainframe and minicomputer systems between 1960 and 1990. This manager will implement timelines to insure tasks are completed against the goals and objectives of the collection. The position will also negotiate vintage purchases and evaluate potential acquisitions through team member resources.”
Position: Senior Director, Pricing Analytics
Summary: “Zillow Group is looking for an exceptional leader for our growing pricing analytics team, which is responsible for pricing, revenue optimization and forecasting across the company. We need a strong team player with an outstanding blend of business acumen and analytic horsepower, who is interested in applying innovative analytic approaches to extremely complex revenue generation problems.”
Position: Vice President of User Experience
Summary: “We’re looking for a world-class VP of User Experience with a track record of delivering delightful, engaging user experiences. Your portfolio of projects and products is testament to your ability to lead teams, to own results and to achieve great things. Your leadership was earned. As a designer you showed empathy for users, you balanced the simple with the fun and the scalable, and you exuded excellence in taste. You are a self-aware leader: you listen, guide, coach, think strategically, care and hustle.”