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Smart, happy people build amazing companies.

At Avvo, our philosophy is simple: Smart, happy people build amazing companies.

Director, Advanced Analytics and Data Science

Avvo is looking for a creative and innovative mind to lead the Advanced Analytics team which will focus on strategic data analysis ideas that will propel the future growth of Avvo. Your team will work closely with divisions across the company to discover trends and valuable insights through various data analytic projects ranging from evaluating marketing and product performance, personalization, pricing, and business optimization.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical thought leadership and cultivate a data driven culture across the company
  • Standardize analytical methodologies and measures to evaluate marketing and product performance and experiments
  • Build data requirement for data engineering team to facilitate growth of analytics ecosystem
  • Drive analytical projects that stretch across multiple divisions and required input from many stake holders
  • Deliver insights and strategic recommendations to executive team

Requirements:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Computational Science, Statistics, or related field
  • 8+ years professional experience in data analysis, data engineering, or relevant role
  • 2+ years of management experience leading team of data analyst/scientist
  • Experience in internet advertising business, e-commerce, or a related field
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative and machine learning approaches
  • Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, MATLAB or SAS
  • Proficient working with distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)
  • Exceptional verbal and visual communication skills to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Strong client-orientation for working with internal customers

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Software Developer - Data Science Infrastructure

Avvo is looking for a Software Developer for our Data Science Infrastructure team. You will be responsible for creating infrastructure to deliver actionable intelligence and measurable business values from Big Data and present them through rich visualizations. The successful candidate will bridge between infrastructure engineering and Data Science, relentlessly pursue opportunities to capture, represent and understand user behaviors, and architect pipeline to empower Data Scientists to analyze data and generate impactful insights.

Core Qualifications:

  • 3+ years programming experience with a high-level programming language like Java, Python, Scala.
  • Established history or desire to work on n-tier client-server architecture.
  • A good learner.
  • Passionate with applying data to solve real-world meaningful problems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Established history with Big Data technologies or MPP databases. Production engineering experience with Hadoop ecosystem and BDAS strongly preferred Hive, Oozie, Sqoop, HBase, Impala, Spark/MLlib/GraphX, Kafka.
  • Working experience with Data Scientists or familiarity with Data Science techniques such as statistical modeling, machine learning, natural language processing, graph computation.

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Software Developer - Realtime Analytics Infrastructure

Avvo is looking for a Software Developer to join our Realtime Analytics Infrastructure team. You will be responsible for building a new infrastructure to support realtime analytics. You will work with a smart, driven team to transform Big Data into applications and services that help delight, connect, and inspire users. The successful candidate will have significant influence over the roadmap, feature set, and design of the overall architecture across all components of the Big Data pipeline: data quality, model and schema design, large-scale data processing, statistics, data mining, and visualization.

Core Qualifications:

  • 5+ years proven experience building, debugging and optimizing complex distributed systems.
  • A good learner, and a good mentor who inspires peers.
  • Independent and collaborative, exhibited personal initiative and strong ownership of projects, and a drive for results with the balance between quality and quantity.
  • Hunger for bleeding edge open source Big Data stacks is a must. Bonus points for open source committers and contributors.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to deep dive and deliver results with reliability, scale and performance optimizations.
  • An established history with Big Data technologies. Production engineering experience with Hadoop ecosystem, BDAS and realtime/reactive/streaming applications strongly preferred HBase, Spark/MLlib/GraphX, Kafka.
  • Hands-on experience with data mining, machine learning, natural language processing, graph analysis techniques, and applications such as recommendation engine, predictive modeling, social network analysis.

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Sr. Product Analyst / Data Scientist

Avvo is looking for creative and innovative minds to join the Advanced Analytics team to focus on strategic data analysis ideas that will propel the future growth of Avvo! As part of this team you will focus on various problems spanning the spectrum from user satisfaction, personalization, pricing, and optimization.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis and data mining to identify trends and new opportunities
  • Work closely with product team to drive product innovation through actionable analytics
  • Answer product questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data
  • Analyze and interpret the results of product experiments and a/b testings
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Develop best practices for product instrumentation and experimentation, and communicate those to product and engineering teams

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in web analytics, working with web data and familiar with Internet advertising or eCommerce business (candidates without this experience will not be considered)
  • Degree in computational science (engineering, statistics), preferably w/ MBA or Master in Data Science
  • 5+ years experience as data scientist, product analyst, or relevant role
  • Proficient in sophisticated statistical analysis. Have training on predictive models, classification systems and/or experimental design
  • Proficient in the following technical skills: SQL, Python/Scala, R, and Hadoop ecosystem.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Technical Recruiter

Avvo is looking for a Technical Recruiter to support our current and future growth - we have doubled our headcount in six months and currently have over 7 tech positions open! This is a new position that will report to the Human Resources Manager. The ideal candidate will collaborate with the technical hiring managers to fill immediate hiring needs and create a long-term growth plan.

Who You Are:

  • A driven full-cycle Recruiter who is passionate about sourcing, candidate engagement and closing positions to grow Avvo
  • Quick to acclimate to the business needs behind every Avvo position; someone with strong interpersonal skills to work with all technical hiring managers and collaborate with HR
  • A credible resource and go-to for your technical audience. Are you comfortable “talking dev” or do you just throw around keywords you’ve memorized? (P.S. We hope for the former, not the latter!)
  • A strong Boolean searcher who can multi-task on posting, sourcing and driving engagement with passive candidates
  • Representation of Avvo’s personality from position conception to placement – “honest, fearless, human”

A Successful Candidate:

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and are able to connect and build relationships with the elusive technical community
  • You are organized, work with a strong sense of urgency and can quickly prioritize when presented with a list of all ‘top priority’ situations
  • You hold the strong communication skills and business acumen necessary to interact with candidates, hiring managers and senior leaders within the technology organization
  • You provide a high touch experience with candidates and hiring managers alike. You don’t let things fall through the cracks and are extremely diligent about follow up
  • You are a strong team player, a self-starter, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are a problem solver at heart

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree required
  • 2 to 4 years of full life cycle, technical recruiting experience in agency and/or corporate setting.
  • Successful history sourcing passive candidates in and out of the state
  • Technology proficient; you know the basics and can pick up new systems/processes seamlessly
  • Previous experience with Applicant Tracking Systems a plus
  • Recruiting experience for start-ups and/or technology companies preferred

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Administrative Assistant

Avvo has been growing very quickly – we’re over 200 people now with two office locations, and we need some help managing that growth. We’re looking for an Administrative Assistant/Facilities Assistant to join our team in a high-growth, and changing environment. This position will help keep the office running smoothly by maintaining office supplies, coffee, soda and keeping the counters clean. Also, this position will provide administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team by organizing and scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, help expense reporting and doing what needs to be done to keep the business humming.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create great working relationships with others
  • Maintain and stock office supplies
  • Maintain and stock break areas
  • Maintain general office organization and tidiness
  • Accept deliveries and help coordinate with vendors
  • Pick up and distribute mail
  • Assist with employee events, branded wear and fun committee
  • Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Managing expense reporting for senior leadership team
  • Making travel and guest arrangements
  • Run errands and perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

We’re looking for someone with lots of energy, good spirits and a “can-do” attitude. Must be organized, a team player and have outstanding interpersonal skills. Fluency with technology and web-based applications is a plus. At least 1-2 years experience in a busy office setting is strongly preferred.

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Receptionist (for Sales Office)

Avvo is looking to hire a Receptionist for their bustling Sales Office in downtown Seattle! This position is responsible for general reception duties (greeting candidates, forwarding voicemails, managing deliveries) and will assist Ad Operations with the creation and placement of client ads on the Avvo website. The ideal candidate has a strong attention to detail, is highly adaptable and is looking for long term growth within a fast-paced organization. Our Sales Office is newly remodeled (Seahawks green and blue everywhere!) with a great 360 degree view in the heart of downtown Seattle.

Our sales team is motivated, energetic and constantly growing! This is an exciting position for a fresh college graduate or someone looking to take that first step into their career in sales!

Responsibilities:

  • Greet on-site visitors, providing the first, friendly face of the company
  • Coordinate daily deliveries with USPS, UPS and Fedex
  • Manage Sales voicemail box, directing messages to the appropriate sales employee or team
  • Assist Ad Ops team on creation and placement of client ads
  • Create ad taglines for client pages using Microsoft Office

Job Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree or 1+ years office admin experience required - Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) a must - Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to multi-task - Experience working with inside sales/call centers desired - Working knowledge of Salesforce, Gimp (or other Photoshop-like products) a plus

In order to be considered for this position, please submit a COVER LETTER and RESUME to the email address provided; applications without the requested info will not be considered!

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

UX Designer

As a UX Designer at Avvo, you will make a real impact on the vision of our product. Our UX team has strong support at the executive level: we have our proverbial seat at the table, so you’ll have a real say in our direction (and not be just another cog in a corporate machine).

Well-rounded UX chops are table stakes for this position, but our primary concern is finding the right fit for our tight little band of designers. Avvo’s web and mobile products are already market-leading and we have big plans in the works—come check us out!

Desired Design Skills and Characteristics:

  • Exceptionally strong in interaction design and cross-device user experience
  • Visual design skills are a plus
  • Can balance thinking big & thinking practical
  • Can work independently and lead projects, and can also be a collaborative team member
  • Comfortable communicating design thinking to all levels of management and stakeholders
  • Can work low-fi (sketching & whiteboarding), and hi-fi as appropriate
  • Can conduct your own lightweight usability research when needed, as well as partner with dedicated researchers on deeper aspects
  • Ability to create interactive prototypes is a plus
  • Familiar with, but not dogmatic about Lean & Agile UX thinking

Desired Experience:

  • A degree in HCI, Industrial Design, UCD, or related field is preferred
  • 3+ years working in professional environments. Ideally in-house, and team based

In your portfolio, we'll be looking for the following:

  • Ability to communicate your ideas by whatever means necessary, be it sketching, wireframing, or interpretive dance
  • Examples of taking projects from early ideation to execution
  • Diverse experience with a variety of products and platforms (responsive web, iOS, etc.)
  • Ability to create superb designs by leveraging advanced knowledge of grid systems, layout, and composition
  • Experience designing elegant interaction states and transitions

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

UX Researcher

Avvo is looking to add a full-time User Experience Researcher to the UX team. This is a new role, so you will play a major part in establishing the user research practice within the company. This a strategic role intended to influence product direction while also helping several product-focused teams get their work in front of users early and often. You will be the lone researcher (for now), but not alone in your practice. You’ll collaborate closely with designers to cover all aspects of people-focused design.

We want somebody who can stay objective while designing, planning, and executing research studies, but we also want you to have a point of view—you’re not afraid to make a judgment call, or use years of knowledge when the findings are not clear (or when time constraints force a gut decision). If you have some designer DNA and want to be involved with the creative process, all the better.

Our UX team has strong support at the executive level—we have our proverbial seat at the table, so you’ll have a real say in our direction (and not just be another cog in a corporate machine). Well-rounded research methodologies are required for this position, but our primary concern is finding the right fit for our tight little UX crew. Avvo’s web and mobile products are already market-leading in the legal industry and we have big plans in the works—come check us out!

Desired Skills and Characteristics:

  • Comfortable handling all aspects of research with a range of different methods, including study design, recruitment, facilitation, recommendations, and reporting
  • Outstanding, concise communication and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with quantitative research methods, and an understanding of metrics for A/B testing (although this is predominantly a qualitative role)
  • Can balance thinking big and thinking practically
  • Is self-assertive and can take unprompted action
  • Familiar with, but not dogmatic about, Lean & Agile UX thinking
  • Mobile experience

Desired Experience:

  • A degree in HCI, User-Centered Design, Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, or related field is preferred
  • 3+ years working in professional environments. Ideally in-house and team-based

We want to see your work! In your portfolio, we'll be looking for:

  • Ability to communicate your ideas by whatever means necessary, be it slide decks, infographics, personas, sketching, or interpretive dance
  • Examples of incorporating findings into product features with positive outcomes
  • Diverse experience with a variety of products and platforms (responsive web, iOS, etc.)

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Visual Designer, Marketing

Avvo is looking for a PART-TIME CONTRACTOR to join our design team part-time to assist our lead Visual Designer, Marketing/UX. This is a great opportunity for designers looking to grow their portfolio and work on leading projects for a strong, thriving start-up!

Position Specs:

  • Contract, part-time, hourly position working 2-3 days a week (estimating ~20 hours a week)
  • Can work off-site. Ability to be on-site in Seattle, WA is a huge plus.
  • Should be available for meetings either in person or over the phone 1-2 days a week between the hours of 9 AM 5 PM PST
  • Reports to the lead UX/Visual Designer, Marketing
  • Sits on the UX Design Team

Responsibilities:

  • Creates graphic material and layout design to support marketing campaigns.
  • Design graphics, illustrations, and info graphics to support marketing channels; I.e. for our blogs and social media pages. Illustration and info graphic creation experience is a huge plus.
  • Uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, and informative material through a variety of media outlets such as print brochures, direct mail, email, websites, and presentations.
  • Ensures that the integrity of the Avvo logo and brand are preserved through creation and consistent implementation of the style guide.
  • Maintains the brand image gallery. Photo editing, color correcting and retouching skills are a huge plus.
  • Interact with internal clients; you will work closely with marketing, design and production teams to implement design solutions
  • Juggle various projects and handle tight deadlines in a fast-paced, startup environment

Education and/or experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field.
  • 1+ years of professional graphic design experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Portfolio that showcases solid conceptual, color and layout skills, and superior typographical skills.
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop or related design software
  • Strong concept development and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Pre-press/production knowledge & experience is a huge plus
  • Highly organized and dependable; able to multitask, work quickly and meet multiple deadlines
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and excellent follow-through
  • Able to take direction and incorporate feedback from senior designer as well as work independently on projects as assigned
  • Professional work ethic and a team player

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Controller

Avvo is looking for a versatile, hands-on Controller to join our team in a high-growth, and changing environment. This is a new position that will report to the CFO. The Controller will be responsible for implementing strong internal controls, accounting policies, best-in-class accounting operations and creating accurate and timely financials. This person will also play a key role in evaluating, selecting and implementing new financial systems that will support the company’s rapid growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, document and oversee accounting policies, procedures and internal controls; evolve policies over time to be consistent with business needs; ensure compliance with GAAP and regulatory requirements
  • Own monthly close process, including preparation of accurate and timely financial statements and supporting documentation
  • Responsible for technical accounting research and writing memos to support conclusions
  • Drive selection and implementation of financial software
  • Manage annual audit and reviews by external auditors
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Mentor and develop team
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA preferred
  • 4+ years public accounting experience
  • 4+ years company accounting experience, working in a publicly traded company a plus
  • Deep knowledge of GAAP, including capitalized software costs and stock-based compensation
  • Proven experience leading and mentoring teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to create and implement internal controls and accounting policies and procedures
  • High comfort level with financial systems and Excel

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Engagement Specialist

We are currently looking for energetic, outgoing self-starters who love working with people – in this case attorneys – to help them to achieve their goals, and who want to get their foot in the door of a leading and rapidly growing tech company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Onboard attorneys who claim their Avvo profile: help them complete and maximize their profile and walk them through the ways they can use Avvo to grow their business.
  • Stay in contact with a portfolio of attorneys to encourage and help them to stay active on Avvo by participating in our Q&A forum or contributing guides.
  • Establish relationships with attorneys that enable us to understand their business and marketing needs so our sales team can better target and present the right solutions.
  • Introduce new products to attorneys, including enhanced profiles that help them attract more clients.
  • Staff Avvo booths and help desks at trade shows and events.
  • Meet and exceed attorney engagement and activity goals.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years in customer service, inside sales or externally facing marketing role
  • Self-starter who loves to meet and engage with people – on the phone and in person
  • Excellent communications skills, particularly verbal communications
  • Organizational skills and ability to use spreadsheets and software programs
  • Start-up experience a plus
  • BA/BS required

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Social Media Manager

Do you have a passion for social media and brand storytelling? Avvo is looking for a motivated consumer marketer fluent in social media channels to drive social media strategy and execution. As Social Media Manager, you will be the driving force behind our social marketing program with primary responsibility for defining Avvo’s social media presence. You will determine how to effectively communicate the Avvo brand voice, engage with consumers, define content strategy, develop promotions, and measure results in social media.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Define the strategic direction and leadership of Avvo’s social media strategy ensuring alignment with Avvo’s broader marketing and business objectives.
  • Identify opportunities to expand our social footprint and connect with key influencers.
  • Measure ongoing performance and track results with an eye toward leveraging key social insights for broader use by the product, marketing, and sales teams.
  • Collaborate with PR and editorial teams to create a compelling mix of content that engages users with the brand while informing and entertaining.
  • Win hearts and minds of consumers through social media channels regardless of consumers’ current legal situation; act as brand steward and consumer advocate.
  • Proactively seek new and incremental opportunities to drive awareness and engage consumers with the brand.
  • Assist with ongoing efforts to refine and strengthen the Avvo brand positioning and resulting creative strategies to ensure Avvo is positioned in social channels for maximum competitive advantage and long-term growth.
  • Work closely with product, sales, and marketing teams to stay abreast of latest developments and how they align with the consumer story.
  • Be a news junkie with a finger on the pulse of current events, always looking for the legal angle.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years’ professional experience in social marketing for a mid to large consumer company.
  • An obvious passion for social marketing with the maturity to speak in the brand voice.
  • Unwavering belief in the power of social media to communicate with consumers on an intimate level and create meaningful brand connection points.
  • Deep knowledge of social media channels and best practices within each – and the confidence to throw the rules out the window when necessary.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills (with a pet peeve for typos and poor grammar) a must.
  • Demonstrated consumer orientation, passion for marketing, exceptional problem solving skills, and strong storytelling abilities a must.
  • Strong strategic thinking and leadership skills; experience working with a wide variety of teams and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and manage a wide variety of projects simultaneously and under deadline.
  • BA required, preferably in Journalism, Communications, or Marketing.

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Product Manager

We are looking for a passionate Product Manager to drive new product initiatives that will propel our growth to the next level. The ideal candidate is both strategic and detail oriented, and has a great blend of both business and technical experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Define and prioritize business requirements for new products and enhancements by conducting consumer research, competitive analysis, and data mining exercises.
  • Drive a solution set across teams (primarily UI Designers, Engineering, and Marketing) through business requirements, product contracts, and market positioning.
  • Work cross-functionally to manage bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, balance business needs versus technical constraints, and maximize business benefit while ensuring consistent customer experiences.
  • Conduct business analysis, including forecasting, monitoring, and reporting business KPIs.
  • Evaluate potential partner relationships for the products.

Requirements:

  • A strong background (5+ years) in consumer facing web product management and/or technical program management.
  • Sound business judgment, high degree of creativity and innovation with proven ability to influence others.
  • Strong analytical thinking skills are critical to success in this position. Must be able to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and feature concepts.
  • Experience being a product owner in an Agile environment.
  • Knowledgeable in UX best practices and latest web technology trends.
  • Experience in developing UGC and/or social media site is a big plus.
  • Formal computer science background or equivalent a plus.
  • A bachelor's degree is required

About Avvo:

  • We value driven, out-of-the-box, high-performing people with a passion for our users and technology
  • We strive to attract the best and brightest – and continuously foster and develop our existing talent
  • Avvo uses whatever tools and technologies are deemed best for the situation; don’t know something? Come and learn.
  • We live by our values – we’re transparent. We’re daring but smart
  • We believe in growth: for our business, the user and our people. You’ll constantly teach and be taught at Avvo.

In addition to our unbeatable culture, we offer highly competitive pay, an amazing benefit package (we pay 100% of our employee premium costs and 50% of their dependents - plus 100% of your medical deductible), three weeks of vacation your first year (with time to actually use it) - and more!

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Account Executive (Inside Sales Representative)

We are currently looking for stellar Inside Sales people to further develop our sales function. This position will grow Avvo’s product sales (advertising, websites, and software) markets and be a major contributor in building our business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Heavy outbound calling to attorneys and legal firms.
  • Develop prospects through cold-calling, networking and marketing opportunities.
  • Present Avvo advertising solutions and software products to potential clients.
  • Negotiate and close sales opportunities.
  • Meet and exceed activity and revenue goals.

Qualifications:

  • Must have 3-5 years in a full cycle Inside Sales role.
  • Proven track record of driving revenue as a top producer.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage negotiations and close transactions.
  • Advertising, Software or Online B2B sales preferred.
  • BA/BS Preferred
  • Start-up experience a plus

Compensation:

$32,000 - $48,000 base salary plus commissions (average commissions range from $5,000 - $10,000 per month)

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Salesforce Administrator

Avvo’s sales team has doubled in the last six months and we are looking for a strong, energetic Salesforce Administrator to join our organization. This individual will partner with the sales leadership and operations team in supporting the day-to-day Salesforce operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Avvo Sales Operations, Inside Sales and Client Relations by managing the Salesforce CRM application
  • Create and maintain user roles, security, profiles, workflow rules, etc.
  • Maintain the functional areas of data management, contacts, leads, campaigns, opportunities, quotes, dashboards and reports
  • Identify Salesforce usage problems and craft technical/communication plans to remedy
  • Manage ongoing support requests and administrative needs of users
  • Develop reports, dashboards and processes to continuously monitor data quality and integrity
  • Provide prompt and complete resolution to technical challenges and business issues
  • Write and deliver a training manual for all new and existing sales employees within Avvo
  • Synthesize requirements and design solutions that solve Avvo employee needs

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of relevant experience with SalesForce
  • 3+ years of relevant technical and functional experience in application development
  • This role is highly visible – candidate must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator highly preferred
  • Knowledge of business processes (sales, marketing, service, support)
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong abilities to prioritize, multi-task and perform effectively under pressure

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to jobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Linux DevOps Engineer

The Linux DevOps Engineer will focus on enhancing the performance and reliability of our services with exceptional knowledge of web-service scaling best practices. Our ideal candidate has strong working knowledge of MySQL, particularly replication and high availability configuration. This position will report to the DevOps Lead and will be secondary on-call escalation, supporting the primary on-call with more severe issues.

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience administrating Linux Servers (Ubuntu or Debian preferred)
  • Experience with MySQL, including replication
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet or similar system deployment framework
  • Knowledge of BASH scripting
  • Confident in either Ruby or Python
  • Comfortable with network configuration and management
  • Previous experience supporting and working closely with developers

Bonus Experience:

  • Ruby Programming
  • Ruby on Rails administration
  • Cisco Switch and Firewall configuration
  • Knowledge of Solr, Redis and/or Memcached
  • Setup or administration of Open Stack

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Sr. Software Developer

We're looking for strong Sr. Software Developers to drive and lead our products. You will take a product from conception to completion, shaping its direction the whole way. You'll have the flexibility to build each project in the way you think is best, using the best tools and technologies. Our ideal candidate will own the development of the project from the front end to the database layer.

When you're done, you'll get to extract stuff that would be useful to other people and open-source it.

We use whatever tools and technologies we think are best for the situation, including Ruby, Rails, Redis, Solr, Git, Chef, SASS/Compass, neo4j, Sinatra, Objective-C, and EC2.

We're looking for:

  • Passion for building software. Huge bonus points if you've built or maintained open source software or side projects. (Send us your GitHub profile!)
  • The ability to identify and institute software best practices throughout a team and organization.
  • Someone who can provide technical leadership. You should be comfortable mentoring new developers, sharing knowledge across the team, driving a new project from the beginning, and thinking about how projects and teams will interact on a strategic level.
  • Experience working on a large software project over several years. You should be able to reliably add features to shipped code, identify and reduce technical debt, participate in the product design process, estimate accurately, and provide quality feedback to the rest of the team.
  • Enthusiasm for learning about new technologies and sharing them with your coworkers. We've seen huge productivity improvements from using new tech, so a keen eye for cool new stuff is a plus.
  • Collaboration with other disciplines you'll be working closely with designers and PMs, and it takes everyone's skills to build something remarkable.
  • A strong desire to build the best product for your customers, no matter how long it takes to get there.

About Us:

We focus on small, cross-discipline teams building Web, iOS and Android applications. When you're done, you'll get to extract stuff that would be useful to other people and open-source it. We're the team behind projects such as:

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Software Developer

We're looking for experienced Software Developers who can help us take our products from conception to completion. You will work closely with Development, Design and Product teams to shape the direction of Avvo's leading Internet and legal products. This is a great opportunity to be on the leading edge of building from the front end to the database layer.

We use whatever tools and technologies we think are best for the situation, including Ruby, Rails, Redis, Solr, Git, Chef, SASS/Compass, neo4j, Sinatra, Objective-C, and EC2.

We're looking for:

  • Passion for building software. Huge bonus points if you've built or maintained open source software or side projects. (Send us your GitHub profile!)
  • Fluency in multiple programming languages. We're mostly built on Ruby, but you don't have to know it coming in.
  • Web development experience you should have some experience with the technologies a Web company uses, from HTML / CSS / JavaScript to SQL.
  • Enthusiasm for learning about new technologies and sharing them with your coworkers. We've seen huge productivity improvements from using new tech, so a keen eye for cool new stuff is a plus.
  • Collaboration with other disciplines you'll be working closely with designers and PMs, and it takes everyone's skills to build something remarkable.
  • A strong desire to build the best product for your customers, no matter how long it takes to get there.

About Us:

We focus on small, cross-discipline teams building Web, iOS and Android applications. When you're done, you'll get to extract stuff that would be useful to other people and open-source it. We're the team behind projects such as:

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Technical Program Manager

We are looking to add a Technical Program Manager to our growing Business Intelligence team! The ideal candidate has a strong background in software development. You will be responsible for the data governance processes, interact cross-functionally with all Avvo teams and be responsible for defining and maintaining product roadmaps. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with cross-functional teams in gathering, analyzing and synthesizing business requirements into technical product documentation
  • Own Avvo data governance processes and framework including documentation such as data systems dictionary, process flows, metric definitions etc.
  • Ensure KPI’s are properly tracked and maintained across multiple analytical platforms.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in building advance analytic systems such as A/B testing platform, predictive modeling and real time analytic
  • Work with cross-functional teams in Campaign tagging, publish reports and dashboard in Google Analytics.
  • Work with Finance team in building /Supporting Financial operations, revenue accounting and reconciliation systems. Integrate Financial Systems with Data warehouse for reporting.
  • Work with Business units in triaging and prioritizing the data issues and supporting existing systems
  • Define and maintain product roadmap, track timelines and deliverables using Agile methodologies

Position Requirements:

Must Have:

  • MS/BS in Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Science
  • Experience in internet advertising business, e-commerce, or a related field
  • Solid understanding in tracking and analyzing the web analytics data. Experience in Google Analytics preferred
  • 2 + year of program management experience
  • Minimum 3 years software development experience using SQL/ NoSQL databases, ETL and BI tools like (Tableau, Informatica, BO, Cognos etc.), programming language like (Java, Python etc.)

Good to Have:

  • Minimum 1 year Experience working on Hadoop stack (e.g. Hive, Hbase, Flume, Pig etc.)
  • Experience with predictive technologies or recommender systems
  • Experience on order management and financial transaction system

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.

Data Engineer - Data Warehouse

We are looking for talented and highly motivated Data Engineer that can build lead and support the business by delivering high quality solutions for the Enterprise Data Warehouse. As the Data Engineer, you would be playing a Lead technical role and will be responsible for the building and leading through the full development lifecycle of the solution, including detailed design, code development, code reviews, unit testing, build/test support and finally deployment activities and post deployment support. You must have the ability to roll up your sleeves to design as well as build quality solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the Program Managers and Internal consumers in building analytical and financial data marts
  • Design, develop, test and deploy ETL processes in Hadoop and Netezza platforms
  • Construct ETL mapping specifications, data flow diagrams and operational support documents
  • Develop processes to load data into multiple external systems like Salesforce, Exact Target etc.
  • Define, manage and support daily execution of data loading jobs
  • Develop reports and dashboards for business users
  • Develop and monitor data quality rules
  • Troubleshoot data issues

Position Requirements:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field
  • Must have the ability to understand complex data relations, business requirements, formulate efficient and reliable solutions to difficult problems.
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience with a data warehouse. Experience with enterprise data warehouse architecture preferred
  • Experience with any MPP databases such as Netezza, Vertica or Greenplum preferred
  • Advanced knowledge in SQL programming (Store Procedures, Views, Aggregated functions etc.)
  • Solid experience with least one ETL tool (prefer Informatica) and one reporting/dash-boarding tool (prefer Tableau)
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Hadoop internals: Pig, Hive, Impala, Sqoop ,Oozie and HBase
  • Intermediate knowledge on programming language in Java or Python is a big plus

To apply for this job, either use the 'Apply' link above or email a resume and cover letter to techjobs@avvo.com mentioning the position in the subject.