Location: Buffalo, NY

URL: http://www.synacor.com

Synacor is a dynamic, fun and exciting company.  Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for the executives. Flexible work hours accommodate employees with special scheduling needs, early risers and those who need a little caffeinated kick-start each morning. Synacor’s headquarters are located along Buffalo’s waterfront and the Erie Basin Marina. Taking a few minutes to stretch your legs is as easy as walking the 1,000 feet or so to the water. Working from our beautiful lakefront gazebo, makes it easy to spend a little time outside while still being productive. We are looking for great people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were hired to do.
The Manager of Quality Engineering is a hands-on role responsible for performing all SQA activities on multiple concurrent projects and participates in the entire Project Life Cycle (Requirements, Design, Development, Testing, Release, and Maintenance). This position is responsible for ensuring continued development of the team’s approach to continuous quality improvement through process improvement, creating test plans, documenting test results, and overseeing bug reporting and resolution working closely with Client Operations, Release Management and the various product teams. The Manager of Quality Engineering must be a thought leader in the field who can drive the underlying principles of quality engineering in the company and can affect change at the deepest levels to improve client satisfaction and overall quality.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Lead a team of 7-8 quality engineering resources
·         Participate in designing and building test automation to provide effective and efficient test execution
·         Work closely with developers, business stakeholders and the client and act as an integral part of the software development and support team
·         Create Test Strategies and Test Plans.
·         Develop test cases, test procedures; and create test data sets. Use automation and other testing tools, as appropriate.
·         Act as a strong representative of the quality engineering team and the company
·         Perform the various types of testing using both black and white-box testing techniques including design verification, integration and functional testing
·         Execute on Quality attribute testing (e.g.; Usability, Security, Scalability, Performance, Compatibility, etc.)
·          Assist with User Acceptance Testing as needed, with business partners
·         Identify, research, report, track and verify software defects proactively and comprehensively.
·         Participate in root-cause analysis of defects and work to eliminate patterns of issues
·         Manage the test environment including controlling builds into the environment.
·         Proven ability to multitask, manage concurrent projects and work under pressure with minimal supervision in a team environment.
What you’ll need to bring to the table:
·         4-6 years of software quality engineering experience with multiple years testing Web 2.0 applications and services.
·         At least 2 years of proven experience designing and developing automated test frameworks and scripts using any of WebAii, Selenium, Quick Test Pro, WinRunner, or LoadRunner at an expert level
·         BS in Computer Science at a minimum or equivalent experience. Ph.D or MSc in Computer Science are a plus.
·         Programming skills in at least one of the following languages: .Net, C++, Java, Perl or PHP
·         Has a high degree of technical understanding and is able to follow and participate in technical discussions.
·         Strong knowledge of Internet browsers differences (Internet Explorer, FireFox, Safari, Chrome, Opera)
·         Strong knowledge of HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, and Javascript.
·         Additional Assets
o   Familiarity with working in a LAMP environment
o   Experience with JQuery
o   Experience with Selenium
o   Strong scripting skills (awk, sed, perl, shell) are an asset.
What we’ll bring to the table:
  • 100% Company paid benefits (health, dental, vision) for all employees and eligible dependents
  • Competitive compensation
  • 25 cent vending machines
  • Free Spot coffee, popcorn and cappuccino
  • Award winning company culture
  • Casual dress and flexible environment
  • Generous paid time off
  • The opportunity to make a difference!
To apply please visit our website; www.synacor.com/jobs

To apply: Please visit our website at www.synacor.com/jobs

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C# .Net Developer

Posted by | August 20, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

The Judge Group, Inc. Falls Church, VA
Job description: …related field or equivalent technical/vocational certification or experience. -1-2 years of industry experience developing database driven web applications. -Experience developing database-driven applications in ASP.NET using C# or VB.NET (C# preferred). -Knowledge of XML… View full post on Dice.com – web


Location: New York, NY

URL: www.okcupid.com

We are OkCupid, a leading free online dating site. We’re growing like crazy (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/33064/OkQuantcast.PNG) due to the buzz about our product, and in particular the user experience that has changed the way people think about online dating. You may have seen us in the New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/13/technology/internet/13cupid.html) or on CNBC (http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?play=1&video=1564298601). We think you’ll love our blog (http://blog.okcupid.com/). If you don’t, you probably won’t like us, either. 
We’re looking for a rock-star designer with strong front-end development skills (XHTML/CSS/JS) and a great sense of design to join our creative team. Along with the rest of product team, you’ll be improving the presentation and usability of the best dating site on Earth. 
  • Are a small team where your opinions matter 
  • Have complex problems that require simple and elegant solutions 
  • Work hard, play hard, and love what we do 
  • Are constantly growing and evolving 
  • Love math and science (just thought you should know) 
  • Are detail oriented – Have a solid understanding of UI/UX design 
  • Have data visualization experience 
  • Write clean, simple, easy-to-read code 
  • Rock XHTML/CSS with the best of them 
  • Know more than the basics of JavaScript (some knowledge of objects is a must) 
  • Have worked with SVN or another version control 
  • Are self-motivated and hard-working 
  • Love OkCupid (not really a prerequisite, but it’ll happen) 
Bonus points if you… 
  • Have mobile design experience 
  • Have social media integration experience 
  • Have some advertising design experience 
  • Will beat our CEO at pool (we have a table in the office) 
  • Have serious ninja rope skills in Worms (we also have an Xbox) 
  • Read xkcd 
  • Perfect. Send us a link to your portfolio, examples of your markup, and tell us why you’re excited to join our team. 

To apply: Email hr@okcupid.com with a link to your portfolio, examples of your markup, a little about yourself, and why you’re excited to join our team.

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Location: Reston, VA

URL: http://www.clinicaloptions.com/

Title: Software Engineer
Dept: Technology
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Job Status: Full time exempt
Clinical Care Options (CCO) is looking for a talented developer to join our growing team in the Washington, D.C. area.
If you’re looking to work as part of a demanding team with the latest web technologies (C# 4.0, ASP.NET 4.0, HTML5, jQuery, SQL) building products that impact the daily lives of health-care professionals in the US and around the world then CCO wants to talk to you.
Specific experience with the Microsoft web stack isn’t required but it helps.   General web development experience, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently as part of an agile team are a must.
  • Expert-level knowledge of at least one modern language: C#, Java, Ruby
  • Experience building presentation layer code: HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • SQL database experience
Highly Desired Experience
  • Familiarity with the entire Microsoft web stack
  • Experience with an ORM: NHibernate, Linq2Sql
  • Experience with a messaging service: NServiceBus, MSMQ
  • Experience writing jQuery plugins
  • Unit testing experience
  • Hands-on SharePoint 2007 and later knowledge is highly desirable

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to techresumes@clinicaloptions.com

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PHP Web Developer

Posted by | August 20, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Pinpoint IT Services, LLC. Norfolk, VA
Job description: Pinpoint IT Services is seeking PHP web developers for contract positions in the Virginia Beach, VA area. Seeking extensive experience in object oriented programming, specifically with the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL). Experience with Javascript frameworks, such as… View full post on Dice.com – web


Location: Washington, DC

URL: http://www.npr.org/

The Senior Interactive Designer is responsible for a range of design projects for NPR Digital Media products and services. Such projects may include general interaction design for NPR.org platforms including mobile, and the creation of pattern libraries, templates, and other design deliverables. Responsibilities include preserving the integrity of the established design brand standards of NPR.org.
Required Skills
  • B.A. in Design or Art from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent.
  • At least 5-7 years professional experience as an interactive designer, preferably in a large content environment
  • Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Demonstrated excellence in typography, color theory and quiet interface design 
  • Command of industry best practices in Web design, information design/architecture, usability and accessibility
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work under tight deadlines; ability to multitask and self-manage the deadlines of competing projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to present ideas and designs to a group
  • Understanding of the creative process in a collaborative environment; ability to incorporate both stakeholder/user feedback and design critiques
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently or on a team, always showing respect for the diverse constituencies at NPR and within the public radio system.
  • Experience developing visualizations of geographic and/or quantitative information
  • Experience with news publication design or Web design within a media or publication environment.
  • Experience with agile methodology
  • Experience in news-based photo or video editing and/or expertise in photography or videography
  • Familiarity with both Mac and Windows platforms
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Familiarity with HTML, JavaScript, and table-less CSS layout
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visio

To apply: Please include link to portfolio site and apply online at http://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?company_id=15859&version=1

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Performance Tester

Posted by | August 20, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

Finezi Irvine, CA
Job description: …and analytical skills, including the ability to create sophisticated design solutions to complex problems – Must have understanding of web based development architectures – Portfolio of work required – 5+ years experience in HP Load Runner – Candidate will have… View full post on Dice.com – web


Location: Redwood City, CA

URL: www.roblox.com

Senior Graphics Engine Developer – Online Building Game
ROBLOX is one of the top ranked kids gaming sites on the
internet, according to comScore. ROBLOX is unique among gaming sites in that
kids are the main architects of their own worlds. Everything is customizable.
Kids build their own social hangouts, invite others in party mode, engage in
online chat and create virtual items using our site and 3D game client. We
are a massively multi-player online game that uses physics to simulate the real
world (with 1000s and 1000s of parts!).
We are looking for someone who lives and breathes high
quality game and graphics code.  Ideally, you wrote your first Pac-man
knockoff when you were in middle school.  You will be part of the core
team developing our rendering, networking and physics engine. We prefer to hire
generalists –as part of a small team, this position will involve interaction
with graphics, user interface, networking, installer, physics, sound, scripting
and build system code.  
* BS or MS in CS or equivalent education or experience
* 3+ years experience C++ and DirectX/OpenGL/Ogre in a
production environment
* Experience with shaders and
advanced rendering techniques
* Proven C++ skills, including STL and boost. 
* A proven history of achievement – creative, intellectual,
academic, and/or professional
* Passion for games, toys, and/or consumer products
ROBLOX: the excitement is BUILDING.
Each month over 3 million unique visitors come
to our site.
Our revenues have increased every quarter for
the past two years.
Our team includes top-notch engineers from
NVidia, Pixar, Microsoft, Stanford, Berkeley and Cornell.
Thousands of our users create interesting 2D and
3D content every day.
We are backed by two VC firms that are highly
ranked on thefunded.com
We offer competitive  stock options
Our service is indescribably interesting and fun
– we’ll let you decide for yourself.
Please send resumes to jobs@roblox.com.

To apply: Send your resume to jobs@roblox.com and reference 37Signals.

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Web UI Developer

Posted by | August 20, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

TEKsystems Columbia, MD
Job description: …TekSystems seeks an experienced Web UI Developer for a direct hireopportunity in Columbia, MD.In this role, the candidate will be responsible for UI and front-enddevelopment, applying their expertise in XHTML/CSS… View full post on Dice.com – web