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geekwork1Oren Etzioni, CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, recently told GeekWire the company is on “a huge hiring spree.”

“We’re hiring to grow to 75 people or so over the coming year,” he said. “We’ve just gotten a bunch of extra space in our building in Fremont. We’re growing because…a lot of people say it’s the AI spring.”

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Oren Etzioni, CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, scribbles on a whiteboard to illustrate who’s connected to whom in research. (Geekwire photo by Alan Boyle)

AI2 has posted a number of listings for job seekers hoping to join the movement, including a Research Scientist position. The institute’s research scientists work on projects in natural language processing, information extraction, diagram understanding, machine learning, theory formation, and more.

The ideal candidate for this role has a strong academic foundation, preferably at the PhD level, extensive work experience, and published work demonstrating applications for past research.

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

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Position: Marketing Manager

Summary: “As the Marketing Manager, your mission is to help drive our marketing strategy and implement SEO, PPC, social media, and content strategies that ultimately generate tons of quality leads. This position offers the opportunity to broaden your marketing skills, with a career path to greater responsibilities as the company scales.”

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Position: President

Summary: “City University of Seattle seeks an accomplished leader who is also an effective and selfless team player; someone who will be the respected head of the university while partnering with the Chancellor and system administrators in implementing a progressive and evolving strategy for growth. The Search Committee invites nominations and applications for this distinctive leadership opportunity.”

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Position: DevOps Engineer

Summary: “INRIX is looking for a highly capable Developer to join a fast-paced engineering team. You will focus on deployment, maintenance and support. You will manage continuous integration, monitoring and reporting, with the responsibilities of deployments, service onboarding, maintenance and support; partnering with Infrastructure, T1 support, project managers, engineers and testers. A successful DevOps Engineer will be an integral part of the day to day execution and production support activities.”

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Position: Software Development Engineer — Backend

Summary: “We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our backend engineering team. You will demonstrate Agile practices with an extraordinary engineering team, and get exposure to many different leading-edge technologies such as Python, Redis, Docker, Jenkins, Kafka and Solr. You will also be exposed to a variety of AWS cloud technologies, and will make an impact building core backend services for the OfferUp application.”

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