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ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings
Week of October 17th, 2010

With postings from:
3M
JPMorgan Chase
A9.com (a subsidiary of Amazon.com)
004 Technologies USA
Battlehard Games LLC

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Title: Software Engineer
Company: 3M
Contact: Richard Moore <rjmoore@xxxxxxx> 
Hiring for: Full-time  Intern/Co-op
Description:
3M will be at University of Illinois the week of October 11 looking for
full time and intern software engineering positions in our Software,
Electronic and Mechanical Systems Laboratory. 

The position are hard core application programming positions, not IT. We
are involved in developing software applications for many business units
in 3M and the software ranges from embedded micro programming to data
warehousing/cloud computing. Some examples of the the types of projects
we are involved in are:

vas.3m.com
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/informatics/home/
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/3MLibrarySystems/Home/
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/LavaCOS/3MESPE-LavaCOS/
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_WW/Littmann_3100_3200/stethoscope/
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Microbiology/FoodSafety/product-information/product-catalog/?PC_7_RJH9U523003DC023S7P92O3O87_nid=4KRF958QG4be29BDXSBJ7Fgl

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Title: Corporate Technology Analyst Development Program
Company: JPMorgan Chase
Contact: Gina Moore <gina.m.moore@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 
Hiring for: Full-time  
Description:
Corporate Technology Analyst Development Program
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services
firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60
countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial
services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial
transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component
of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of
consumers in the United States and many of the worldâ??s most prominent
corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan
and Chase brands.
 
Technology at JPMorgan Chase
\"Financial services can be thought of as a technology business with a
financial domain of expertise,\" says Guy Chiarello, the Chief
Information Officer at JPMorgan Chase & Co.  
 
We believe that our success rests on our ability to identify and
implement technological solutions that anticipate client needs while
providing employees with the tools that make JPMorgan Chase a premier
place to work. We are a recognized leader in information technology
aligned to the needs of specific business lines. While some IT
professionals are business aligned, others work on firm-wide
initiatives. Regardless of where they work, the overall mission of our
IT specialists is to turn our applications, systems and infrastructure
into a competitive advantage for the firm by coupling technological
expertise with an understanding of our different strategic business
visions.
 
Program overview
When you join JPMorgan Chaseâ??s Technology Analyst Development Program,
you will immediately begin working closely with internal clients to
design, develop, test, and maintain the technologies and applications
essential to our firmâ??s success. This includes the opportunity to
participate in several phases of a systemâ??s development life cycle.
 
Our concentrated 24-month program requires that you actively contribute
to upgrading and improving the efficiency of our infrastructure that is
mission-critical to our ability to deliver products and services to
clients around the world. During your tenure in the program, you will
also gain hands-on knowledge collaborating with experienced
professionals overseeing and managing the deployment of business-aligned
technologies and infrastructure.
 
Program Areas 
These are the different opportunities that are available within the
Technology Analyst Development Program:
 
Application Development Analyst
â?¢	Design, develop, code, test, debug & document applications
â?¢	Translate requirements into technical specifications
â?¢	Modify application codes
â?¢	Develop reporting capabilities
â?¢	Provide design recommendations for unit & integration testing of
applications
â?¢	Create & test software application modules
 
Business Systems Analyst
â?¢	 Identify, assess & record business needs
â?¢	 Advise on options, risk & cost vs. benefit
â?¢	 Research new and existing technology solutions
â?¢	 Document & communicate requirements
â?¢	 Translate documentation into test plans
â?¢	 Ensure test plans are completed
â?¢	 Execute unit testing & implementation of new application
functionality
â?¢	 Hold training sessions/demos
â?¢	 Develop appropriate documentation
 
Service Delivery Analyst
â?¢	Perform production support for applications or technology
infrastructure (i.e. networks, servers, desktops)
â?¢	Diagnose/resolve production problems
â?¢	Install/remove, configure & maintain operating system workstations &
servers
â?¢	Evaluate, implement & manage software/hardware solution
â?¢	Ensure optimum system performance levels
â?¢	Analyze system support processes
â?¢	Create, manage & execute test plans/scripts
â?¢	Maintain template libraries & internal project documentation 
â?¢	Execute progress reporting, defect tracking & risk assessments 
 
Training and Development
As an analyst, you will begin your career with a multi-week technical
training program.  The comprehensive program will be project based and
enable analysts to build skills to be an integral member of the Firm. 
Continuous training is in the form of classroom, virtual and on-the-job
training.  An assigned Program Manager is also available to help guide
you on your unique career path.
 
Opportunities
Our program is designed to develop entry-level professionals throughout
the firm and to prepare participants for information technology
positions at JPMorgan Chase. The corporate function areas of our
organization offer extensive lateral and upward mobility, while our
business lines add yet another layer of opportunity.
Upon completing the program, you will have the knowledge and skills
needed to advance your career for years to come, and as opportunities
arise, you may choose to stay on in one role, transfer to a different
business line, carve out a niche in a specific product area or move to
various other locations in the firm. Along the way, you will find
encouragement and support, and can take advantage of many continuing
education and advanced training opportunities.
 
Qualifications
Only those candidates who are highly motivated and eager to begin their
career as a Technology Analyst within our organization will be
considered. 
â?¢	Business & Technical Acumen is required to succeed in the program. 
Specifically:
o	A BA/BS degree, preferably In Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
or Electrical Engineering is preferred
o	A GPA of 3.2+ is preferred
o	Working knowledge of C, C++, Java, C#, Visual Basic, SQL, networking
and infrastructure and/or server administration.
o	Previous related internship experience and/or other relevant
experience is preferred
o	Strong written/verbal communication skills
 
â?¢	Other program qualifications are centered on competencies analysts
need to demonstrate on a consistent basis in order to be successful at
JPMorgan Chase & Co.:
o	Corporate Perspective:  The desire to understand the bigger picture
beyond the team/business area/region and to understand and exceed client
needs.  Strong desire to work in the financial services industry.
o	Delivery of Results:  The ability to drive individual and team
performance to exceed expectations and achieve business goals.
o	Leadership:  The ability to articulate a vision and harness/engage
resources to achieve objectives while role-modeling corporate values &
recognizing the business & social value of diversity.  Must be flexible,
adaptable to change, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
o	Drive for Innovation & Improvement:  The commitment to challenge &
question the way things are done and seek improvements / new ways of
doing things to maximize value add, optimize cost and minimize risk.
o	Relationship Management:  The ability to relate 1 on 1 and work
inter-dependently with others - internal partners & colleagues as well
as external clients & suppliers.  Ability to collaborate with others in
a results-driven, team-oriented environment.
o	Personal Development (Self & Others):  The passion for
self-improvement and the desire to facilitate the development of others
to achieve more than s/he believes may be possible.
 
â?¢	All candidates must have the eligibility to work permanently in the
U.S.
 
Locations
â?¢	New York Metro area
â?¢	Columbus, OH
â?¢	Newark/Wilmington, DE
â?¢	Chicago, IL
â?¢	Tampa, FL
â?¢	Dallas, TX
â?¢	Houston, TX 


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Title: Front-End Software Engineer
Company: A9.com (a subsidiary of Amazon.com)
Contact: Ryan White <ryanwh@xxxxxx> 
Hiring for: Full-time  
Description:
A9.com, a subsidiary of Amazon.com in the San Francisco Bay Area, is
looking for a Front End Software Engineer (see end of post for other
open positions).

Weâ??re seeking an experienced, talented, energetic and self-driven
individual to join our Ad Technology Front End team.  You will develop
and own front end code for ads on Amazon.com (seen by tens of millions
every month).  In this role you will develop and optimize the display of
ads using HTML, CSS and Javascript.  Use your creativity on enhancements
to the current UI: design new ways of measuring success and develop
novel implementations of new features.

What you need:
* Hands on knowledge of all components of a web application, including
HTML, CSS and Javascript.
* Experience with Java and at least one scripting language (PHP, Perl,
Python or similar).
* An understanding of server side software, scalability, performance and
reliability.
* Knowledge of MVC is desirable.

Why work for A9?
Itâ??s a great place to learn how software, design, and rigorous A/B
testing work together in practice.  Youâ??ll build and deploy software
that impacts millions of people, and youâ??ll see how minor changes in
presentation can have a major impact on customer behavior.  As a
subsidiary of Amazon, youâ??ll learn about two of the webs leading
business models (e-commerce and advertising) and see how Amazon builds a
strong brand by putting the customer experience first.  Plus, weâ??re in
a great location: right next to the Caltrain station in downtown Palo
Alto (convenient commute from San Francisco).


If youâ??re excited about A9, but would rather work on something else,
here are some other Software Engineer positions at A9:

Ad Technology Platform: 
http://a9.com/-/company/job.jsp?view=1281570576339
Search Relevance: http://a9.com/-/company/job.jsp?view=1214342826250
Visual Search: http://a9.com/-/company/job.jsp?view=1276571403951

Full list of open positions:  http://a9.com/-/company/jobs.jsp

For more information on any of these positions, please contact me
(ryanwh@xxxxxx) or apply through the A9 website.

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Title: Fulltime Lead Developer - iPhone/iPad applications
Company: 004 Technologies USA
Contact: Ramya Nath <ramya.nath@xxxxxxxxxx> 
Hiring for: Full-time  
Description:
Company
004 Technologies USA, Inc is an R&D subsidiary of 004 Beratungs GmbH, a
German e-commerce services firm located in Aschaffenburg, Germany. We
are located in the University of Illinois Research Park. Currently, we
are seeking iPhone applications developers to work with a cross-
functional team in a Scrum software development environment to
iteratively develop high quality software.

Job Description
* Will be a developer of iPhone and iPad applications 
* Responsible for system architecture and development for new product
initiatives and feature development 
* Work with business team to understand customer issues and will
investigate, prototype and deliver new and innovative system solutions 
* Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software

Requirements
* 1-3 years experience in software development 
* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
* Ability to quickly learn new technologies and application domains 
* Ability to quickly adapt to a rapidly growing software organization 
* Excellent technical communication skills 
* BS in Computer Science or a closely related field or equivalent
software development experience

Preferred
* 1+ years experience developing software in Objective-C, and Cocoa 
* Prior iPhone application development experience 
* Experience with Agile development methods 
* Experience developing applications for Mac OS X
* MS in Computer Science

If interested in the above position, please send an email with your
resume to Ms. Ramya Nath (ramya.nath@xxxxxxxxxx)

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Title: Intern
Company: Battlehard Games LLC
Contact: Jordan M. Prince <jordanmprince@xxxxxxxxx> 301-751-7354
Hiring for:   Intern/Co-op
Description:
We need interns to help us with various aspects of our upcoming game
release in one month. We are looking for assistant graphics artists,
computer science students interested in marketing on campus, or students
with experience in front end development(JS, CSS, PHP) to assist our
developers.

Give us an email for more information.


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