Senior DevOps Engineer / AWS Cloud Architect (Raleigh - Durham)Smashing BoxesCarolina Beach, NCWe prove it with benefits like: Health and dental coverage with 100% of employee premiums paid by SmashingBoxes Short- and long-term disability insurance Paid bonding leave for new parents Flexible work schedule including work from home options Plus we've got all the basics covered; and then some: Simple IRA with 3% company match Coffee, snacks, beer on tap from local breweries Ongoing learning opportunities and support.Front End DeveloperSmashing BoxesWashington, DCKnowledge of React, Node.js, Express, Postgres, Elasticsearch, GitHub API, Travis CI, and Cloud Foundry a plus. SmashingBoxes is looking for a creative Front-End Engineer in the D.C. area with a knack for problem solving and a love of bleeding-edge web technology.
Technical Program ManagerSmashing BoxesDurham, NCProven experience as a technical software architect including experience with CI/CD (and related tools), tier 1 cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP), and containerization (Docker, Kubernetes). At SmashingBoxes, Technical Program Managers (TPMs) manage all aspects of technical projects, delivers solutions to complex technical problems, ensures the quality of technical deliverables and leads scrum and agile efforts among product teams. Full-timeSoftware Architect - DurhamSmashing BoxesCarolina Beach, NCAt SmashingBoxes, Software Architects manage all aspects of technical projects, delivers solutions to complex technical problems, ensures the quality of technical deliverables and leads scrum and agile efforts among product teams.Senior DevOps EngineerSmashing BoxesDurham, NCThe ideal candidate would have done several such products using several cloud technologies (VMs/containers/cloud services) on several different clouds (AWS/Rackspace/Azure). SmashingBoxes is looking for a senior level DevOps Engineer with a knack for problem solving and a love of bleeding-edge web technology.Marketing ManagerSmashing BoxesDurham, NCManage social media including developing strategy, maintaining social media calendar, and following social media best practices across all platforms (ie Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube)Create visuals for social media using Canva and/or Adobe Creative Cloud Manage and maintain the SmashingBoxes blogCreate landing pages to support marketing initiatives.
The world of work has drastically changed in the past few years. Where a good salary and a nice office might have been enough to attract talent in the past, employees today expect flexibility, growth opportunities, and a healthy work environment. In fact, 77% of applicants say they’d consider a company’s culture before applying for a job.
Senior Staff Python DeveloperSmashing BoxesDurham, NCExtensive experience with Python and/or Go programming language Hands-on experience and knowledge of cloud and big data platforms, microservices architecture, web API design, and continuous delivery.Principal Software ArchitectSmashing BoxesCarolina Beach, NCAn effective Senior Software Architect fully groks the client's vision and works closely with software engineers to turn it into reality. Working with the Project Management team to identify project risks and plan mitigation action.Front End Developer - Contract - D. CSmashing BoxesWashington, DCExperience with one or more of Webpack, RxJS, Karma, Jasmine, TypeScript, and SASS preferred. You will work as part of an agile, cross-discipline team to create usable, accessible, semantic user interfaces for championing open source in the government.Engineering LeadSmashing BoxesDurham, NCThe Lead Engineer is responsible for defining and leading the software vision at SmashingBoxes in order to grow that arm of the business. An effective Lead Engineer establishes a technical vision with the engineering team and works closely with software engineers to turn it into reality.
Talent acquisition is a multi-stage process where candidates undergo various application steps before getting hired. The unfortunate reality is that it is a labor-intense system, with the hiring manager and recruiter often handling all of the work on their own. Ask any one of them, and you will hear about the overabundance of applications and the demanding task of filtering through them to find the best candidates. The quality of talent suffers under the weight of all that work on one person's hands. It's not easy, but as many companies are starting to realize, there is a better way. The future of talent acquisition lies in collaborative recruiting!
jobsearcher.com/blog5 Practical Ways to Remove Bias from your Hiring ProcessMany employers think their hiring process is perfect. However, research shows that the hiring processes are generally impartial and unfair, especially if you are part of certain demographics. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, or even people in lower socioeconomic status are more likely to be subject to implicit bias. As diversity and employer branding become major aspects of business, it is important that employers take the lead to identify and remove bias from the hiring process. So, here are 5 practical ways to get you started.
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jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Avoid a Bad Hire"A new employee who doesn't meet the minimum performance, quality, and culture fit standards you set when you began sourcing and recruiting. Additionally, bad hires will immediately show signs of self-interest instead of an interest in their role and the company."
jobsearcher.com/blog16 Tech Jobs You can Get Without a College DegreeYou might think that if you don’t have a computer science, information technology, or related degree, then there’s absolutely no way you can break into the technology field and score a high-paying tech job. But this is a misconception. There are actually tons of tech jobs out there that don’t require a college degree. Instead, employers are more interested in the skills that you can offer. So, read on to learn more about how to land tech jobs without a degree.
jobsearcher.com/blogThe Best Remote Jobs: Where & How to Find ThemThe Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t been easy on any of us, but if there’s one silver lining, it’s the fact that remote work has grown in popularity because of it. Companies that previously weren’t open to their employees working remotely were suddenly forced into allowing it. Since then, they've realized that much of their workforce is happier and more productive. Naturally, this has led to more remote job openings, which is great if you’re interested in this type of position. Read on to learn more about the best remote jobs and where to find them.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Make a Job Offer More CompetitiveMoney alone makes it hard to attract and retain top-notch candidates, especially when you are competing with larger businesses and corporations in your industry. So, instead of focusing on money, figure out how to make a job offer more competitive when you can't offer more money.