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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Director of IT


ADX Labs

THE OPPORTUNITY:

ADX Labs is a $100M global holding group of 6 (and growing) technology companies headquartered in Downtown Minneapolis and we are looking for our first Director of IT. This is not your typical IT role. We’re different… very different. You will be doing enterprise type work in a startup like culture:

  • We don’t necessarily do 8-hour days and we don’t punch a clock

  • If you think the words governance, audit, accountability, structure, systems and controls are sexy you’ll be interested in us and this role.

  • If you want to play with a green field, build something from the ground up, love challenges, be challenged and challenge others you will find a home here.

  • If you want to be micro managed, told what to do and follow a plan… this is not for you. We barely have a plan. We want to give you the tools, support and time to create it.

  • We are a curious bunch, we can admit when we don’t know something and are empowered to go figure it out.

  • A bonus for us would be if you have helped a company go public and/or worked at a publicly held company.

Now let’s get into the role and please note… if you do not have all the background we have listed below but are close, highly interested in learning more about who we are and what we do and are considering making a job change now we want to speak with you.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Director of IT (“Director”) position is a senior level management position for ADX (the “Company”). The Director reports directly to the Company’s Chief Financial Officer / Controller (the “CFO”). The Director oversees the Company’s information technology environment, including the IT infrastructure and applications evolution. The Director must ensure that the IT framework of ADX is reliable, secure, cost efficient and strategically sound, with a design that enables change, compliance, growth and flexibility. All within a strong control environment that enables ADX to have excellent controls over financial reporting consistent with that of a public company.

Primary duties include the leadership over the assessment of existing controls, particularly in the change management and access areas, with the follow on development and implementation of an appropriate and well-designed IT and systems infrastructure that will allow the company to have a strong control environment. Such an environment will need to be well documented and the Director will need to lead initiatives that will enable ADX’s IT environment to provide a basis that the internal controls over financial reporting are functioning appropriately.

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Product Manager


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

SureSwift Capital

About SureSwift Capital:

SureSwift Capital is a fast-growing investment firm with a diversified digital portfolio.

We’re entrepreneurial and hard-working, and it shows. Over the past 2 years, we’ve acquired and grown several companies, including SaaS, subscription box, and content businesses.

If you’re interested in helping successful small companies become remarkable big companies, we should talk.

Job Description:

SureSwift Capital is currently seeking a full-time Product Manager to oversee multiple businesses within the portfolio. The product manager is responsible for maintaining, managing and growing each business.

The duties of the Product Manager will include:

  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling, assigning and assisting employees
  • Leads the existing development and customer service teams
  • Strategizes future development projects with other team leaders
  • Determines customers’ needs by specifying the research needed to obtain market information
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitors’ products
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines
  • Reports on business outcomes

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent and clear communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivation with strong, proven, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Expert level Google Docs/Sheets
  • Strong knowledge of analytics tools
  • Strong knowledge of marketing tools and methodologies

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Software Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

New Lion Labs

As an engineer at New Lion, you will be immersed in the startup community and responsible for helping entrepreneurs and founders build out their vision. You will work with cutting edge technologies and will get to wear multiple hats. Engineers at New Lion very quickly become full-stack engineers that are capable of handling anything from the database to the user interface to setting up cloud infrastructure. You will be supported by top-notch designers, product managers, project managers, and other engineers that will allow you to focus on doing what you do best.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and support mobile and web apps for startups and other clients.
  • Develop well-structured, readable, maintainable, and scalable code that is well tested before being put in front of the client.
  • Set up cloud infrastructure for apps/sites requiring backend/server support.
  • Deploy code to production and the app store.
  • Thoroughly review other engineers’ code and provide constructive feedback.
  • Mentor and provide feedback to other engineers and team members in order to make our team the best it can be.
  • Graciously accept feedback from clients and team members in order to fine tune your skill set and become the best you can be.

Preferred Experience Characteristics:

  • Mobile (iOS / Android) and Web development experience.
  • React Native, React Web, and/or other reactive JS technologies.
  • Server side development experience in Node.Js, Ruby, .Net and/or other server side technologies.
  • Data storage technologies, both SQL, non-SQL, and in-memory technologies.
  • Cloud infrastructure, services, and technologies.

What You’ll Receive:

  • A work/life balance.
  • Compensation: New Lion pays its engineers based off of industry standards and experience with the goal of ensuring that employees are compensated well enough to be happy and never want to look elsewhere.
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement (with company match), Paid Time Off
  • We will support remote workers under the right circumstances. Our office is located in Uptown, Minneapolis, MN.

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Senior Java Developer - Data Systems


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

HomeSpotter

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.

Required Skills

  • excellent communication skills
  • a pragmatic mindset; passion for iterative experimentation
  • fluency in at least one programming language - preferably Java, PHP, or Python
  • can read, write, and refactor highly performant database queries and code
  • comfortable with Linux/Unix command line
  • strong architecture and system design skills
  • Bachelor of Science in a quantitative discipline, or equivalent work experience

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React Engineer


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Pollywog

Pollywog (code-name for a top-secret project) is a venture-backed, predictive analytics team on a mission to help organizations and their people unlock their full potential. We believe success is built aligning personal ambitions for growth with the ambitions of the business.

What We're Building

A predictive analytics tool for workforce planning.

Organizations succeed when they unlock the potential of their people. Potential is realized when people are learning through practice, know the value of their impact, believe there is a path forward and can align personal ambitions with the ambitions of the business.

However, change is inevitable and constant. The skills needed to have impact today, will most certainly change tomorrow. Organizations need a way to understand and embraced those changes in order to empower their employees to focus their development in the right places that will return the best results and position the organization for the future.

We believe that by understanding business needs now and in the future and proactively aligning talent with those needs, employees remain engaged and valued allowing both the business and the individuals to realize their full potential.

We are looking for:
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We’re looking for a software engineer to share in the responsibility of building out the foundational User Interface elements of a web-based system used for planning, process workflow, and business intelligence. The perfect addition to our team is energized by the idea of building something new and committed to embracing everything that comes along with it. Most of all, we hope to find someone who loves learning and challenging themselves and others to improve every day.

We like to think we’re open-minded about tech stack but you’ll be in good company if you dig what Google has built with Material Design, Facebook with React, and other great open source frameworks and libraries such as Redux, Sagas, and Next.js. We like to stand on the shoulders of giants, but we’re not just chasing the most popular technology. It’s important to us that the team appreciates best practices, but takes a pragmatic approach and moves fast.

If all this sounds good, we’ll ask you to help build an intuitive and low-friction user experience that keeps pace with fast-growing businesses and data visualization that clearly tells the stories around business insights. You will build reusable components and front-end libraries translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code.

You’ll work alongside our Lead Engineer/Architect on a small team in an Agile development methodology, defining user stories, implementing development tasks, completing code reviews and unit tests, and documenting your work

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Cloud Engineer - Python


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Pollywog

Pollywog (code-name for a top-secret project) is a venture-backed, predictive analytics team on a mission to help organizations and their people unlock their full potential. We believe success is built aligning personal ambitions for growth with the ambitions of the business.

What We're Building

A predictive analytics tool for workforce planning.

Organizations succeed when they unlock the potential of their people. Potential is realized when people are learning through practice, know the value of their impact, believe there is a path forward and can align personal ambitions with the ambitions of the business.

However, change is inevitable and constant. The skills needed to have impact today, will most certainly change tomorrow. Organizations need a way to understand and embraced those changes in order to empower their employees to focus their development in the right places that will return the best results and position the organization for the future.

We believe that by understanding business needs now and in the future and proactively aligning talent with those needs, employees remain engaged and valued allowing both the business and the individuals to realize their full potential.

Job Description

Pollywog is seeking an experienced Python Engineer

We are looking for:
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We’re looking for a software engineer to share in the responsibility of building out the foundational elements of the Application Service Architecture for a cloud-based analytics engine. The perfect addition to our team is energized by the idea of building something new and committed to embracing everything that comes along with it. Most of all, we hope to find someone who loves learning and challenging themselves and others to improve every day.

We like to think we’re open-minded about tech stack but you’ll be in good company if you dig what Google has been doing with their cloud platform. Right now we’re set up to use compute, storage, data, and machine learning on GCP. It’s important to us that the team appreciates best practices, but takes a pragmatic approach and moves fast.

If all this sounds good, we’ll ask you to help build the infrastructure necessary to capture, process, store, analyze and produce insight from data from a myriad of sources. You will have the opportunity to do everything from building REST APIs on AppEngine to implementing ML algorithms with TensorFlow. You’ll work alongside our Lead Engineer/Architect on a small team in an Agile development methodology, defining user stories, implementing development tasks, completing code reviews and unit tests, and documenting your work

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Full Stack Engineer - Ruby on Rails, PHP, NodeJS


Full Time Minnesota Tech Job

Evereve

Do you enjoy creating digital products that exceed customer expectations through the delivery of compelling websites and web-based solutions? A great user experience starts with a functional and attractive digital environment created with the end user in mind. Evereve is seeking a Developer to implement innovative products, designs and enhancements across desktop and mobile devices.

The Web Developer implements solutions while building dynamic, data-driven internet platforms across a myriad of initiatives. This position is responsible for remaining abreast of the latest software developments, best practices and trends – including online commerce, personalization, predictive analytics, responsive design, application performance tuning and optimization, application customization and 3rd party integration.

You’ll enjoy working on a wide spectrum of internal and external solutions such as:

  • Work on a modern stack consisting of Ruby on Rails, PHP, NodeJS, Magento, and Amazon Web Services.
  • Rapidly prototype and deploy scalable, reliable, and maintainable web applications used by our company and our customers.
  • Enforce code quality through mentoring, establishing best practices and test-driven development.
  • Work with various AWS Services to support current implementations and architect solutions for new product offerings.
  • Collaborate closely with other engineering, product, and marketing teams to define requirements and influence product priority.

You will work on projects that span technologies, systems, and processes where you will design, test, and ship high quality code every day. In this cross-functional role, you will collaborate with infrastructure, design, and operations to build mission critical internal and external features that enable core APIs for Evereve. As a team member, you will be a Full-Stack Engineer contributing at every level of our application stack. Your team will be relatively small consisting of two junior developers and a product owner who are intensely collaborating in meaningful way.

What we look for from you:

  • Creativity, curiosity, and a strong desire to add value to our customer/end-user experience. Self-driven and comfortable with uncertainty. A love for overcoming challenges and solving problems.
  • 2 or more years of professional experience deploying solutions with a statically and/or dynamically-typed language (i.e. NodeJS, React, Ruby on Rails, PHP, and/or Python)
  • Experience with creating applications to run on AWS
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies and tools
  • Git or general version control experience
  • Ability to understand and work with product teams to engineer requirements
  • Design and implementation of REST APIs, services, system tasks and cloud solutions
  • Working in a continuous integration, testing, and delivery SDLC employing automation
  • DevOps and system administration
  • Experience with commerce frameworks (i.e. Magento, WooCommerce, etc.)
  • Experience with data concepts (SQL, NoSQL, Normalization)
  • Experience with big-data concepts and implementation of data lakes / data warehouses and analytics related tools/technologies

Interested?

If yes, you can apply directly at Evereve 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.


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 methodoligies 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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