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Avalara-LogoSeattle-based sales tax automation startup Avalara announced a $96 million round of funding this September, with plans to put $50 million into acquisitions and growth. As part of that growth, the company is hiring for three engineering positions, including a senior UX engineer.

This is a collaborative position: the engineer will work with the UX team to contribute to the design of new features and improvement of existing features, and will also mentor other members of the team.

geekwork1The position requires high quality coding skills, deep knowledge and experience with UX design, and expertise in specific technology areas relevant to UX projects. Learn more about the position and apply here, and also check out other openings at Avalara.

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Position: Principal Architect – Data Services

Summary: “Whitepages Inc. is a global leader in digital identity verification… We are looking for a strong, hands-on architect, designer and developer to lead our efforts in the area of how we store our identity graph data and make it available to our customers via high-reliability, low-latency services.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.


Position: Senior Web/Backend Developer with Expertise in Ruby on Rails

Summary: “Zumobi is a leading mobile media and technology company that partners with top brands and publishers to provide integrated app content and advertising experiences on smartphones and connected devices… 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.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.


Position: Lead Computer Vision Engineer

Summary: “The future of virtual reality technology depends on advances in computer vision. We are looking for a creative engineer to lead the push of what is currently possible in panoramic image/video stitching enabling filmmakers to extract every bit of creativity that is possible in each captured pixel.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.

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Position: Data Science Analyst – Semantic Scholar

Summary: “Semantic Scholar is a research engine with millions of journals and articles helping scientists solve some of humanity’s most challenging problems… The Semantic Scholar team is looking for a data analyst to build our data tools and processes from the ground up.”

Learn more and apply on GeekWork.

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