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Software Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Omnia Fishing

Summary:

Omnia Fishing is a Minneapolis early-stage ecommerce company delivering a better platform for purchasing fishing gear by offering a hyper personalized, shop-by-lake experience for the modern angler. The Omnia experience is backed by complex spatial technologies, a custom recommendation algorithm that is currently matching over 30,000 potential data relationships, a number of seamlessly integrated services, and a machine learning ready back end to drive a better user experience and automatically analyze feedback loops in the check-out process.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to produce and implement functional software solutions. You will work with the founders (CTO included) of the company to define software requirements and take the lead on operational and technical projects.

In this role, you should be able to work independently but stay aligned with Omnia's goals through regular communication and collaboration. You should have excellent organization and problem-solving skills. Exposure to agile methodologies while being practical about the implementation is a plus.Your goal will be to develop high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and business goals.

Responsibilities

  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting
  • Review and debug code
  • Perform validation and verification testing
  • Collaborate with internal teams and customers to fix and improve products
  • Document development phases and monitor systems
  • Comfortable in a dynamic DevOps continuous deployment environment
  • Product launched but looking for engineer #1 to own to take ownership and lead the code reporting to a CTO

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Android Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

HomeSpotter

HomeSpotter Overview

HomeSpotter is focused on making the process of buying and selling homes fun and productive for real estate professionals, buyers and sellers.

HomeSpotter combines the best aspects of a startup culture with those of being an established company. HomeSpotter's employees move quickly and with great autonomy and value a fun work environment. HomeSpotter was founded in 2009, has a long list of established real estate industry partners across North America, is venture-backed, well funded, profitable, and growing quickly.

Why Work At HomeSpotter?

Engineers grow and thrive most when working with other talented engineers in an environment where flexibility and learning are not only encouraged, but required. HomeSpotter will help you strike the perfect balance between strengthening yourself professionally with hard work amongst coworkers you actually enjoy, and having enough time and energy at the end of the day to live your own life.

Job Description

As a HomeSpotter Android Engineer, you are responsible for developing and launching applications to our customers, as well as helping us maintain and improve the server-side code with which those applications communicate. We evaluate candidates based on their passion, capabilities, and culture fit. Strong work ethic and continuous improvement are mission-critical traits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect, implement and test scalable Android apps with a focus on optimal user experience
  • Work with team members to determine project needs and define ideal technical solutions
  • Assist in making server-side changes that affect the APIs your apps use when talking to our back-end systems
  • Scope projects and coordinate with other team members to determine schedule and tasks
  • Promote the adoption of best practices in software development
  • Enjoy learning from other team engineers

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Senior Java Developer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

HomeSpotter

HomeSpotter Overview

HomeSpotter is focused on making the process of buying and selling homes fun and productive for real estate professionals, buyers and sellers.

HomeSpotter combines the best aspects of a startup culture with those of being an established company. HomeSpotter's employees move quickly and with great autonomy and value a fun work environment. HomeSpotter was founded in 2009, has a long list of established real estate industry partners across North America, is venture backed, well funded, cash flow positive, and growing quickly. HomeSpotter's employees receive great benefits.

Job Description

The Data Systems team at HomeSpotter is responsible for ensuring the correctness and availability of the company's data, and for the creation and maintenance of systems that read, write, and manipulate that data.

As part of the Data Systems team, you'll leverage a mix of cutting edge and legacy tools to solve some of the most fascinating and impactful problems in real estate advertising technology.

Key Responsibilities

This position is a core software engineering role, helping us build out / scale up our ETL pipeline and data warehouse. You'll spend quite a bit of time designing and building software systems, administering data feeds, and collaborating with product development teams to deliver valuable features to our customers.

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Web Systems Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

HomeSpotter

HomeSpotter Overview

HomeSpotter is focused on making the process of buying and selling homes fun and productive for real estate professionals, buyers and sellers.

HomeSpotter combines the best aspects of a startup culture with those of being an established company. HomeSpotter's employees move quickly and with great autonomy and value a fun work environment. HomeSpotter was founded in 2009, has a long list of established real estate industry partners across North America, is venture backed, well funded, cash flow positive, and growing quickly. HomeSpotter's employees receive great benefits.

Job Description

The Web Systems team at HomeSpotter is responsible for designing, building, and maintaining our customer-facing web products.

As part of the Web Systems team, you'll leverage a mix of cutting edge and legacy tools to solve some of the most fascinating and impactful problems in real estate advertising technology.

Key Responsibilities

This position is a core software engineering role, helping us build out / scale up our customer-facing web products. As a Web Systems Engineer at HomeSpotter, you'll spend quite a bit of time designing and building highly performant, highly available software systems. In collaboration with other engineers and product managers, you'll help us ensure the rapid iterative delivery of valuable features to our customers.

Required Skills

  • excellent communication skills
  • a pragmatic mindset; passion for iterative experimentation
  • fluency in at least one programming language - preferably PHP, Python, or Ruby
  • some exposure to Linux or Unix
  • a propensity for solving difficult problems with clean, succinct, highly readable code
  • strong architecture and system design skills
  • Bachelor of Science in a quantitative discipline, or equivalent work experience

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Machine Learning Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Big Data Job

phData

Are you inspired by innovation, hard work and a passion for data?   

If so, this may be the ideal opportunity to leverage your Software Engineering, Data Engineering or Data Analytics experience to design, develop and innovate big data solutions for a diverse set of clients. 

At phData, our proven success has skyrocketed the demand for our services, resulting in quality growth and an expanded presence at our company headquarters conveniently located in Downtown Minneapolis (Fueled Collective).

As the world’s largest pure-play Big Data, Machine Learning and Data Science services firm, our team includes Apache committers, Machine Learning experts and the most knowledgeable Scala development team in the industry. phData has earned the trust of customers by demonstrating our mastery of Big Data and Machine Learning services and our commitment to excellence.

In addition to a phenomenal growth and learning opportunity, we offer competitive compensation and excellent perks including base salary, annual bonus, extensive training, paid Cloudera certifications - in addition to generous PTO and employee equity.

As a Machine Learning Engineer, your responsibilities include:

  • Convert proof of concepts to production-grade solutions that can scale for hundreds of thousands of users
  • Create and manage machine learning pipelines on a Hadoop cluster to support any kind of model deployment on streaming or batch data.
  • Tackle challenging problems, such as developing web services and ETL pipeline components, to productize and evaluate machine learning models
  • Write production code and collaborate with Solutions Architects and Data Scientists to implement algorithms in production
  • Design, conduct, and analyze experiments to validate proposed ML modeling approaches as well as improvements to existing ML pipelines

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Solutions Architect - Big Data Consulting


Full Time Minnesota Big Data Job

phData

Are you inspired by innovation, hard work and a passion for data?   

If so, this may be the ideal opportunity to leverage your background in Big Data and Software Engineering, Data Engineering or Data Analytics experience to design, develop and innovate big data solutions for a diverse set of clients. 

At phData, our proven success has skyrocketed the demand for our services, resulting in quality growth and an expanded presence at our company headquarters conveniently located in Downtown Minneapolis (Fueled Collective).

As the world’s largest pure-play Big Data services firm, our team includes Apache committers, Spark experts and the most knowledgeable Scala development team in the industry. phData has earned the trust of customers by demonstrating our mastery of Hadoop services and our commitment to excellence.

In addition to a phenomenal growth and learning opportunity, we offer competitive compensation and excellent perks including base salary, annual bonus, extensive training, paid Cloudera certifications - in addition to generous PTO and employee equity.

As a Solution Architect on our Consulting Services Team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Design, develop, and innovative Hadoop solutions; partner with our internal Infrastructure Architects and Data Engineers to build creative solutions to tough big data problems. 
  • Determine the project road map, select the best tools, assign tasks and priorities, and assume general project management oversight for performance, data integration, ecosystem integration, and security of big data solutions
  • Work across a broad range of technologies – from infrastructure to applications – to ensure the ideal Hadoop solution is implemented and optimized
  • Integrate data from a variety of data sources (data warehouse, data marts) utilizing on-prem or cloud-based data structures (AWS); determine new and existing data sources
  • Design and implement streaming, data lake, and analytics big data solutions

  • Create and direct testing strategies including unit, integration, and full end-to-end tests of data pipelines

  • Select the right storage solution for a project - comparing Kudu, HBase, HDFS, and relational databases based on their strengths

  • Utilize ETL processes to build data repositories; integrate data into Hadoop data lake using Sqoop (batch ingest), Kafka (streaming), Spark, Hive or Impala (transformation)

  • Partner with our Managed Services team to design and install on prem or cloud based infrastructure including networking, virtual machines, containers, and software

  • Determine and select best tools to ensure optimized data performance; perform Data Analysis utilizing Spark, Hive, and Impala

  • Mentor and coach Developers and Data Engineers. Provide guidance with project creation, application structure, automation, code style, testing, and code reviews

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Sr. Data Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

phData

Are you inspired by innovation, hard work and a passion for data?   

If so, this may be the ideal opportunity to leverage your Software Engineering, Data Engineering or Data Analytics experience to design, develop and innovate big data solutions for a diverse set of clients. 

At phData, our proven success has skyrocketed the demand for our services, resulting in quality growth and an expanded presence at our company headquarters conveniently located in Downtown Minneapolis (Fueled Collective).

As the world’s largest pure-play Big Data services firm, our team includes Apache committers, Spark experts and the most knowledgeable Scala development team in the industry. phData has earned the trust of customers by demonstrating our mastery of Hadoop services and our commitment to excellence.

In addition to a phenomenal growth and learning opportunity, we offer competitive compensation and excellent perks including base salary, annual bonus, extensive training, paid Cloudera certifications - in addition to generous PTO and employee equity.

As a Data Engineer, your responsibilities include:

  • Integrate data from a variety of data sources (data warehouse, data marts) utilizing on-prem or cloud-based data structures (AWS); determine new and existing data sources
  • Develop, implement and optimize streaming, data lake, and analytics big data solutions
  • Create and execute testing strategies including unit, integration, and full end-to-end tests of data pipelines
  • Recommend Kudu, HBase, HDFS, and relational databases based on their strengths
  • Utilize ETL processes to build data repositories; integrate data into Hadoop data lake using Sqoop (batch ingest), Kafka (streaming), Spark, Hive or Impala (transformation)
  • Adapt and learn new technologies in a quickly changing field
  • Be creative; evaluate and recommend big data technologies to solve problems and create solutions
  • Recommend and implement best tools to ensure optimized data performance; perform Data Analysis utilizing Spark, Hive, and Impala
  • Work on a variety of internal and open source projects and tools

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Product Manager


Full Time Minnesota Product Job

Livefront

At Livefront, we help companies design and build world-class digital products that command attention and inspire joy. We've helped household names like Target, Samsung, General Mills, and Optum create experiences that have reached millions of people, and startups like HomeSpotter and Acclaim build entirely new businesses that challenge their industries' status quo.

We're looking for an outstanding Product Manager to join our team in Minneapolis.

Who you are

You're an early adopter and creative product thinker who's passionate about innovative new ideas, and have the grit and practicality to actually bring them to life. You're at home when coordinating the effort and input of designers, developers, and business stakeholders to make things happen on-time, on-budget, and in service of the bigger vision. You have a track record of leading high-profile product initiatives to great outcomes for users and businesses alike. You obsessively stay on top of emerging trends and content from industry thought leaders. You're a terrific communicator who can help steer cross-functional teams from idea to implementation. You have a demonstrated ability to approach multifaceted problems holistically and create elegant, simple solutions. Above all, you're a self-starter who thrives in autonomy and can work effectively with little oversight.

Why you should apply

    • You want to work with passionate and talented people who are always looking for ways to make things better. 
    • You desire a work environment where respect, mutual trust, and egoless collaboration are paramount. 
    • You want colleagues who take their work seriously but not themselves, and who know how to let loose and have a good time. 
    • You like being part of a team that has a reputation for excellence and gives back to the community by educating, mentoring, and sponsoring. 
    • You want to work on products and accounts that have outsized impact and reach. 
    • You believe in sweating the details, giving a damn about quality, and taking pride in going the extra mile.

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Product Designer


Full Time Minnesota Product Job

Livefront

We're looking for an excellent Digital Product UI/UX Designer to join our team. We are a tight-knit, talented group of engineers and designers building custom mobile and web software for smart clients.

We have an incredible attention to detail and very high standards—if you want to join our team, you'll need to demonstrate that you do too. Your primary role will be user interface design and user experience design for custom mobile and web applications. You will work directly with clients.

Besides having an almost unnatural talent for designing beautiful interfaces, you can take a set of complex information and distill it into simplicity and elegance.

We believe you can't build great software without great design. We believe it is the small details that set a design apart. You believe in these things too.

Great writing and verbal skills are required. Seriously. You have a proven track-record of self-motivation. Your designs are classy and clear. You're active in the tech/design community. You want to join a team where quality work is valued. We are looking for someone to join our team in Minneapolis.


Interested?

If yes, you can apply directly at Livefront Careers or send me a note at paul@mnheadhunter.com and include any of the following and I will do an introduction for you: summary, resume, links to LinkedIn or GitHub.

If not, click => “Say Hello” and introduce yourself to me and we can talk about what you are looking for.


iOS Developer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Livefront

We're looking for another great mobile developer to join our team.

We are a tight-knit, talented group of engineers and designers building custom mobile software for smart clients.  We have an incredible attention to detail and very high standards—if you want to join our team, you'll need to demonstrate that you do too.

Your primary role will be development of mobile applications on the iOS platform using Swift.  Bonus if you can rock Objective-C, C#, Java (for Android) or Ruby.  You have an innate, built-in, almost scary penchant for programming.  You communicate clearly.  You have a proven track-record of self-motivation.  You're active in the tech community.  You never tire of Chipotle.

We are looking for someone to join our team in Minneapolis.

For the right talent we offer high salaries, Aeron chairs, fancy gadgets, and other pleasantries.


Interested?

If yes, you can apply directly at Livefront Careers or send me a note at paul@mnheadhunter.com and include any of the following and I will do an introduction for you: summary, resume, links to LinkedIn or GitHub.

If not, click => “Say Hello” and introduce yourself to me and we can talk about what you are looking for.


Android Developer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Livefront

We're looking for another great mobile developer to join our team.

We are a tight-knit, talented group of engineers and designers building custom mobile software for smart clients.  We have an incredible attention to detail and very high standards—if you want to join our team, you'll need to demonstrate that you do too.

Your primary role will be development of mobile applications on the Android platform.  Bonus if you can rock Swift, C# or Ruby.  You have an innate, built-in, almost scary penchant for programming.  You communicate clearly.  You have a proven track-record of self-motivation.  You're active in the tech community.  You never tire of Chipotle.

We are looking for someone to join our team in Minneapolis.

For the right talent we offer high salaries, Aeron chairs, fancy gadgets, and other pleasantries.


Interested?

If yes, you can apply directly at Livefront Careers or send me a note at paul@mnheadhunter.com and include any of the following and I will do an introduction for you: summary, resume, links to LinkedIn or GitHub.

If not, click => “Say Hello” and introduce yourself to me and we can talk about what you are looking for.


QA Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Livefront

At Livefront, we help companies design and build world-class digital products that command attention and inspire joy. We've helped household names like Target, Samsung, General Mills, and Optum create experiences that have reached millions of consumers, and startups like HomeSpotter and Acclaim build entirely new businesses that challenge their industries' status quo.

We're looking for an outstanding QA expert to join our team. This is a senior-level position located at our headquarters in Minneapolis.

Who you are

You're a curious, proactive quality engineer with a fluent command of what people expect from digital products that look, feel, flow, and function flawlessly. Testing strategy is your sweet spot and you enjoy owning both the definition and execution of manual and automated testing protocols at all levels of the stack. You have a nose for bugs and pride yourself on your uncanny ability to discover, isolate, and resolve them. You're comfortable making technical recommendations to collaborators and stakeholders based on defined test goals, acceptance criteria, and identified risks. You have deep empathy for users and a passion for making their experiences as smooth and seamless as possible. Above all, you're a self-starter who thrives in autonomy and can work effectively with little oversight.

Why you should apply

    • You want to work with passionate and talented people who are always looking for ways to make things better.
    • You desire a work environment where respect, mutual trust, and egoless collaboration are paramount.
    • You want colleagues who take their work seriously but not themselves, and who know how to let loose and have a good time.
    • You like being part of a team that has a reputation for excellence and gives back to the community by educating, mentoring, and sponsoring.
    • You want to work on products and accounts that have outsized impact and reach.
    • You believe in sweating the details, giving a damn about quality, and taking pride in going the extra mile.

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Support Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Dispatch

As a Support Engineer, you’ll provide impeccable technical support to all departments of the organization.  You will gain intimate knowledge of the Dispatch products and how they are used internally and by customers.  You will become familiar with the systems and data that power the platform.

You will be the first line of defense for the engineering department, solving as many issues as you can so that the other teams can remain focused on their projects and tasks.  You will report defects and offer suggestions in order to better the product. You will contribute to product knowledge and help make future technical support easier. Ultimately, you will be a person of trust. Team members will rely on you to provide timely and accurate solutions to their technical problems.

The support engineer is a new role at Dispatch.  As a member of this new team, you will help define the role and what it means at the company.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Field all technical support issues that come in via chat, email, drive-by, carrier pigeon, etc. and respond within an agreed upon and communicated timeframe
  • Log all support issues in the support desk software and maintain a current status of all issues at all times
  • Prioritize and manage several open issues at the same time
  • Attempt to resolve as many issues as possible on your own accord.  This will at times require a dive into the code and data to determine what the issue is and what the best course of action is to resolve it
  • Escalate issues that you cannot solve with the product and engineering teams
  • Communicate often the status of issues back to the logger
  • Provide continuous feedback to the product and engineering teams by reporting defects and offering suggestions for product improvement
  • Maintain jovial relationships with the other teams and team members
  • Contribute to product and technical knowledge in the form of knowledge bases, notes, documentation, etc

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