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ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings
Week of November 14th, 2010

With postings from:
A9.com (a subsidiary of Amazon.com)

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Title: Software Development Engineer -- Ad Technology
Company: A9.com (a subsidiary of Amazon.com)
Contact: Ryan White <ryanwh@xxxxxx> 
Hiring for: Full-time  
Description:
Illini,

We have a number of open positions in the advertising team at A9 in the
San Francisco Bay Area, and I would love to get more people from UIUC on
the team.  I have included one of our new-college grad profiles below,
but we also have a number of open positions at varying levels of
seniority.  Please drop me an email if you are interested, and I can
answer questions and help route your resume.

Best,

Ryan

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A9.com, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Amazon.com.  We are dedicated to the continued development of powerful,
intelligent and intuitive search and advertising technologies that make
it easy to locate products and services.

We value the positive traits of a successful startup -- creativity, a
fast pace, high energy, passion for work, and a fun environment.  Plus,
as a subsidiary, we have the longevity and resources of a larger company
and the ability to quickly introduce our technology to millions of
visitors.

Where you come in:

We are seeking an experienced, talented, energetic and self-driven
individual to join our Ad Technology team.  You will design, develop,
launch and support server-side code for generating advertisements that
are run on Amazon.com.  Additionally you will share ownership of the
features/software we develop including deployment, monitoring,
performance and operations.   You will also work with other teams to
develop, launch and support existing and new website features.

In this role you will have direct responsibility in the design,
implementation and enhancement of key components of the Ad Technology,
while working alongside top-notch engineers, product managers and
business owners. This is a great place to have a large impact on current
and future technology with measureable impact on the bottom line. In
addition, you will have access to the vast technical tools and resources
of Amazon.com, the worldâ??s largest online retailer.

What you need:
â?¢	BS in Computer Science or related field 
â?¢	Previous experience with Java on a Unix/Linux platform 
â?¢	Experience with at least one scripting language (PHP, Perl, Python
or similar) 
â?¢	An understanding of multi-threaded programming, scalability, latency
and reliability
â?¢	Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript
â?¢	Knowledge of MVC is desirable

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