Wednesday, February 28, 2018

NOW HIRING: Crawl Consultant

Company: Scrapinghub
Website: https://scrapinghub.com
Headquarters: Ballincollig, Ireland


About Scrapinghub:

Founded in 2010, Scrapinghub is a fast growing and diverse technology business turning web content into useful data with a cloud-based web crawling platform, off-the-shelf datasets, and turn-key web scraping services.We’re a globally distributed team of over 100 Shubbers working from over 30 countries who are passionate about scraping, web crawling, and data science.


As a new Shubber, you will:

  • Become part of a self-motivated, progressive, multi-cultural team.
  • Have the freedom to work from wherever you want.
  • Have the opportunity to go to conferences and meet with the team from across the globe.
  • Get the chance to work with cutting-edge open source technologies and tools.


About the Job:

Scrapinghub is looking for a Crawl Consultant to join our Crawlera team.

Crawlera is a smart downloader designed specifically for web crawling and scraping. It allows crawler developers to crawl quickly and reliably by managing thousands of proxies internally. It is part of the Scrapinghub platform, the world’s most comprehensive web crawling stack which powers crawls of over 4 billion pages a month..

Scrapinghub helps companies, ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to early stage startups, turn web content into useful data with a cloud-based web crawling platform, off-the-shelf datasets, and turn-key web scraping services.

Join us in making the world a better place for web crawler developers with our team of top talented engineers working remotely from more than 30 countries.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Your key responsibility will be to help customers and internal developers use Crawlera successfully. In order to do this, you will need to:
  • Talk to customers to quickly understand both their objectives and their code.
  • Help them fix any underlying issues in their code.
  • Tune & configure Crawlera to best suit each customers’ specific situation.
  • Take proactive measures to measurably improve customers’ ability to successfully use Crawlera without your intervention. You’ll be given a fair amount of autonomy over this, but it will likely include:
  • Improving client libraries, documentation, etc for Crawlera.
  • Providing extended functionality via other products in the Scrapinghub platform, or popular open source frameworks.
  • Liaison with other product teams within Scrapinghub to ensure Crawlera is well integrated in the ways that best serve customers.


This role is perfect for you if you:

  • Have excellent communication in written English.
  • Have a strong knowledge of Python, Linux/UNIX, HTTP and Networking.
  • Are comfortable taking ownership in business critical situations; you enjoy being the “go-to” person.
  • Take a logical, measurement-backed approach to prioritizing projects, and enjoy working with others that do the same.
  • Are naturally dissatisfied with inefficiencies and having to do the same thing more than once; you see ways to fix the underlying cause rather than only reacting to what’s in front of you.
  • Have a broad general programming background; strong problem solver.


Bonus points for:

  • Familiarity with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting and processing data, asynchronous communication and distributed systems.
  • Good spoken English and ability to get on calls with particularly high value customers.
  • Previous customer facing experience

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

NOW HIRING: Outpatient Facility Coder

Company: Aviacode
Website: http://www.aviacode.com
Headquarters: Utah, USA


Overview

Are you interested in joining one of the nation's leading providers of medical coding services that is experiencing impressive year-over-year growth?  Aviacode is nationally recognized as one of the top medical coding companies in KLAS and Black Book Market Research surveys.  Here is your opportunity to be part of this exciting team.  We are hiring now and have an immediate need for an Outpatient Facility Coder.


Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for medical coding for one of our larger facility clients.  Coder will be responsible for reviewing charts, coding appropriate charges and ensuring high quality standards are achieved.


Qualifications

  • RHIA, RHIT, or CCS preferred
  • Minimun three to five years outpatient coding experience in facility setting
  • Maintain standard industry productivity rates of Same Day Surgery (6 charts/hour) and Observations (3 charts/hour) and Emergency (12 charts/hour)
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality standards of 95% or greater
  • Proficient in utilizing technology (computer, VPN, MS Office, coding software) to perform responsibilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have ICD-10 coding experience and have completed an ICD-10 course
  • Experience with trauma and highly complex cases, coding and/or charge verification or drug administration preferred
  • Must pass candidate assessment test with a minimum score of 85%. This position is a full-time virtual/work from home position.


Aviacode provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aviacode complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Aviacode expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on protected classes. Improper interference with the ability of Aviacode’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

NOW HIRING: Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

Company: Plectica
Website: https://www.plectica.com
Headquarters: New York, USA


We are looking for great engineers to join our startup team as we build the next generation of content mapping tools. These are enterprise-strength tools anyone can quickly learn to use to map and track complex thoughts or systems of any kind.

Our software (www.plectica.com) is underpinned by the state of the art in systems thinking methodology and the pioneering work of our cofounder Dr. Derek Cabrera, an internationally renowned cognitive scientist based at Cornell University.

Systems Thinking is an increasingly popular method of analysis and problem solving, widely applicable in industry, government, not-for-profit, education, business, and civic sectors. Its real promise lies in visually unpacking complex systems, thereby helping experts develop solutions to seemingly intractable and often transdisciplinary issues, including those which contain competing interests and touch economic, political, social, and other systems.

We’re dedicated to this project because, in addition to containing some extremely difficult technical challenges, it is both financially and socially rewarding. The products we build have a tangible impact in the world, in education, in knowledge management, strategic planning, and countless other key contexts.

We are based in NYC but can be flexible on your location.

You are: a highly-skilled software engineer who has demonstrated experience owning, shaping, building a product that gained real traction with users in a production setting.


Strong candidates will have:

  • experience/interest in building real-time collaborative applications
  • experience with high concurrency systems in any of Node.js / Go / Erlang
  • experience building and consuming REST APIs in Node.js / Python / Ruby
  • interest in Graph databases and experience with relational data modeling
  • interest in eventual-consistency data structures and techniques such as OT/CRDT
  • experience with data stores like PostgreSQL / Cassandra / Redis in production
  • proficiency in the browser with JS/CSS and some experience with frameworks such as React.js / Angular

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@plectica.com














NOW HIRING: Senior Front End Software Engineer

Company: Plectica
Website: https://www.plectica.com
Headquarters: New York, USA


We are looking for great engineers to join our startup team as we build the next generation of content mapping tools. These are enterprise-strength tools anyone can quickly learn to use to map and track complex thoughts or systems of any kind.

Our software is underpinned by the state of the art in systems thinking methodology and the pioneering work of our cofounder Dr. Derek Cabrera, an internationally renowned cognitive scientist based at Cornell University.

Systems Thinking is an increasingly popular method of analysis and problem solving, widely applicable in industry, government, not-for-profit, education, business, and civic sectors. Its real promise lies in visually unpacking complex systems, thereby helping experts develop solutions to seemingly intractable and often transdisciplinary issues, including those which contain competing interests and touch economic, political, social, and other systems.

Our tech stack includes Riot.js atop SVG for interactive map building and visualization; Redis / Node.js / WebSockets for real-time collaboration; MySQL for a source of truth; and some other tools and services around text-understanding and image processing in Python.

We are based in NYC but can be flexible on your location...

You are: a highly-skilled front-end engineer who has demonstrated experience owning, shaping, building a product that gained real traction with users in a production setting.


Strong candidates will have:

  • Strong proficiency with modern ES6+ JavaScript
  • Strong command of CSS (transforms, animation, filters, flexbox etc)
  • Familiarity working directly with SVG and/or Canvas APIs
  • Experience with visualization libraries like d3.js, Raphael, Fabric.js, Processing.js, etc
  • Experience with application frameworks such as Riot.js / React.js / Vue.js
  • Familiarity with WebSockets and surrounding real-time techniques
  • Full-stack inclination with some backend experience with Node.js/Python/Ruby
  • Experience in an Agile product development environment
  • A passion for getting things in front of customers and iterating fast


To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@plectica.com

NOW HIRING: Ad Graphic Designer

Company: Coffee Meets Bagel
Website: https://coffeemeetsbagel.com
Headquarters: San Francisco/Seattle, USA


Coffee Meets Bagel’s vision is to inspire singles to share and connect authentically. Each day, our app generates millions of qualitative and quantitative data points that can be used to help us understand people's behaviors - their struggles and their delights. We need your help to mine and interpret this information from our customers and turn them into actionable changes that can further our vision of helping singles form meaningful connections with other amazing singles!


Responsibilities:

  • Job description: We are looking for a creative multi-media ad designer to join our team and help us spread the CMB love in a fun, compelling, eye-catching, delightful way! Our primary ad channel is social media - Facebook & Instagram - where millions of people come to be entertained. We need to create ads that will quickly capture the hearts and minds of our audience as they browse their FB & Instagram feed. You will ideate, create, and experiment with compelling stories, messages, and visuals that would result in the highest post engagement (e.g., click, comment, share, like) and bring delight to the potential users. You will experiment with variety of ad format (e.g., stories, gifs, carousel, video, sponsored post etc.). We're looking for a creative, dynamic, risk-seeking artist/designer with strong collaboration & communication skills, and the ability to adapt to changing show styles, schedules, and feedback. 
  • Ideate, advocate for, and deliver high-quality designs in line with business goals.
  • Be the lead idea person and creator of all creative assets to be used in ads.
  • Set up efficient creative production & iteration process that result in timely delivery of creative output.
  • Provide creative leadership and support for all marketing creative needs. 


Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience ideating, creating, experiment with compelling ads for social media channels, across different formats (e.g., gif, animation, carousel, video, stories etc).
  • 2+ years of experience working with team of marketers - to collect ideas, translate messages into compelling creatives, prototype quickly, produce and iterate under tight timeline and multiple iteration cycle.
  • Expert mastery in design tools needed to produce variety of ad creative assets. 
  • Ability to tell short stories that evoke an emotional response from audience.
  • Ability to think outside the box and try out ideas that are new, fresh, delightful, and different. 
  • Excellent communicator and have strong presentation skills with demonstrable ability to articulate and be persuasive.
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced workplace.
  • Passion for the CMB product and customers is essential. You don't have to be single but you must want to help people make lasting connections! 
  • Bonus: Photography & videography experience 


Coffee Meets Bagel is helping people around the world fall in love and we LOVE what we do! Come to work every day in our slick new office right in downtown off the Powell Street BART station. We have all the usual startup perks including fully stocked snack bar, catered lunches, flexible work hours, unlimited vacation policy, happy hours, and more!

Or work from wherever you are from the comfort of your home or the bustle of your favorite coffee shop. We believe in hiring the best engineers wherever they are and strive to create an inclusive and collaborative work environment, even for remote employees!

Check out our tech engineering blog to get a closer look at what we've got going on under the hood! Or maybe you want some deeper insight on the culture at CMB? Jump over to keyvalues.io to see what our engineering team is all about :)

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Monday, February 26, 2018

Copywriter and Business Analyst

Company: WBR Insights
Website: wbresearch.com
Headquarters: New York, USA


WBR Insights is a team of writers, researchers, and marketers who are passionate about creating exceptional custom content. Industry leaders in retail, finance, travel, field service, procurement, and others turn to us for their targeted research projects to add quantitative value to their marketing and lead gen efforts.

WBR Insights is looking for a part-time copywriter and business analyst to contribute to ongoing industry research, data analysis, and long-form writing projects.This position can be 100% remote from any location in the United States. The ideal candidate will have five (5) years of professional writing experience, preferably in a marketing or research role.He or she should be passionate about learning niche business subjects and writing about them in a compelling way.


Other requirements include:

  • Understanding of, or willingness to learn about, over a dozen unique industries and verticals
  • Ability to read, analyze, an draw conclusions about multiple sets of data in each project
  • Impeccable grammar, punctuation, and syntax; above average vocabulary
  • Capacity to accept constructive criticism and revise texts to meet project goals
  • Experience working with designers or an eye for design preferred
  • Experience with professional copyediting or transcription a plus
Superior candidates could take on additional responsibilities and benefits, to be determined by our marketing manager. For this purpose, superior candidates should have experience with:
  • Directing and regularly interacting with a digital design team
  • Managing the lifecycle of online surveys using SurveyMonkey
  • Sourcing industry experts and interviewing them over the phone

This is a three-month contract position with the likelihood of extension. The contractor must be available to work at least 15 hours per week. We offer flexible scheduling but require the contractor to meet at least once per week during regular Eastern business hours.

To apply, email your resume with (a) at least three published writing samples or (b) a link to your portfolio to chris.rand@wbresearch.com. Please put Copywriter and Business Analyst in the subject line.


Copywriter

Company: Github
Website: https://github.com
Headquarters: United States


GitHub is where more than 27 million people learn, share, and work together to build software.

Our newly founded Brand Marketing Department is building a collaborative team of copywriters, strategists, and event producers who work together as an internal agency for the organization. Reporting to the Head of Content, the role will work within this cross-functional team to develop copy for articles, email, white papers, sales collateral, landing pages, and various product marketing content needs.

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about creating quality content and has experience writing about software development. Because we function as an internal agency whose motto is “How can we help?” this role requires a dedication to quality customer service.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop copy for a wide range of brand and product marketing needs including articles, emails, white papers, sales collateral, landing pages and more
  • Maintain the GitHub voice across all branded content
  • Copyedit content to ensure proper grammar and tone based on GitHub’s style manual
  • Work closely with stakeholders throughout the team and the broader organization to gather content requirements
  • Collaborate with the Design and Marketing Operations teams to get projects shipped


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a copywriter with a portfolio showing a wide range of projects
  • Strong editing skills and ability to write according to a specific style guide
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Understands the software development audience we’ll be writing for
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Experience using GitHub a plus


Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 24 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 67 million repositories. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.


What We Value:

  • Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together. 
  • Empathy: We believe in putting people first. 
  • Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence. 
  • Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work. 
  • Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.


Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Community Support Specialist

Company: TED
Website: https://www.ted.com
Headquarters: New York, USA


TED is looking for a part-time Community Support specialist, ideally based in the midwestern United States, who can help respond to our community’s inquiries about our various media platforms, programs, and initiatives. This 3-6 month contract position is based remotely but reports virtually to TED’s New York office. The contract can possibly be extended beyond 3-6 months based on performance and team needs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to and resolve TED’s community support issues using in-depth and broad knowledge of the entire TED organization
  • Clarify complex inquiries and direct them to the appropriate TED team
  • Work with the Community Support leads to prioritize user issues as they arise, and create organizational awareness around trending issues as they emerge
  • Work with the leads to flag website or app bugs, and track potential website or app improvements


Requirements:

  • The capacity to be infinitely patient, authentic, and warm with our community
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Possession of a wide range of technical knowledge
  • Comfortable working with technical terms you may not yet understand
  • Comfortable in a startup-like environment where everyone wears multiple hats
  • A collaborative team player who is also comfortable working independently
  • Excited by the prospect of constantly improving our systems for bug tracking and ticketing
  • Capable of and willing to work remotely
  • In possession of a working computer with reliable internet access
  • Ability to pass a short writing test


Experience:

  • At least one year of experience doing customer support, either virtual or customer-facing

A passion for TED talks, and a broad interest in the world – including science/technology, design/architecture, global development, entertainment/arts – are big pluses. Multilingualism (especially in Spanish) is helpful, but not required. Candidates should find fulfillment in details, efficiency, logistics, and consistency, and should be comfortable working in the casual but high-minded work environment of a nonprofit organization.

Also: we only hire extremely nice people!


CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Sunday, February 25, 2018

The website is now live!

Hello freelancers!



Finally,  the website of Freelance Virtual Spot is now live! I am still filling the site with contents but I will start posting remote job listings this Monday, February 26, 2018.

I am receiving notifications from subscribers liking past remote job postings hinting me to continue posting remote jobs again, and I am granting their wishes.

To freelancers, followers and subscribers of Freelance Virtual Spot, you can now go to:


https://freelancevirtualspot.com  



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