Software Developer

Social Media Lead Developer – VMware – Palo Alto, CA

Posted on October 13, 2010. Filed under: California Jobs, Social Media, Software Developer, Software Engineer, VMware |

Job Description:

The Social Media Lead Developer will be responsible for managing VMWare social media platform applications and work closely with business to help drive product integration, advanced marketing functions and social media outreach. The position will be responsible for interacting directly with business users to gather and clarify business requirements and translate requirements into technical design and lead the development effort on delivery. Position requires knowledge and experience with Social media platform such as Jive Software. Candidates will interact with IT and business personnel of all levels and should have strong business acumen and technical know-how. Candidates should be comfortable in a fast pace environment and have a strong desire to grow skills and responsibilities.


• Be part of the Marketing IT team focused on supporting Social Media platforms including Communities and VMWorld.
• Lead the design, development and deployment of new applications, system software, and enhancements to existing business applications within the related space.
• Administer and troubleshoot Jive Clearspace and SBS systems.
• Jive development including Plugins, Widgets, Macros, Themes, Security, Web Services and integrations with other software platforms.
• Coordinate groups of business and technology personnel who test, evaluate and validate new functions and processes, and identifies issues in software or services.
• Manages deadlines and works to meet end-user expectations.
• Contributes to the fulfillment of projects and organizational objectives.
• Participate and work collaboratively with team members, both onshore and offshore.


• Master Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.
• Minimum 8 years of directly applicable experience.
• Solid understanding of website architecture, design and integration approach for Social Media applications.
• Strong technical knowledge in JavaScript, Ajax, CSS and html.
• Strong technical knowledge of Spring, Struts, FreeMarker templates and Java development.
• Strong problem analysis and resolution abilities; exercises judgment and practices to determine appropriate action.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, listening) and the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups including executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
• Experienced in customizing, integrating and extending Jive platform is a plus.
• Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
• Strong analytical and project management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
• Strong customer services skills with the ability to maintain professionalism under pressure.
• Exhibits strong organizational skills, attention to detail and follow-through.
• Team player with the ability to work independently.

For the full description and how to apply please visit: or send me an e-mail at khollenshead (at) vmware (dot) com.

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Junior Engineer, ATX Innovation – Austin, Texas

Posted on October 5, 2010. Filed under: ATX Innovation, Austin, Austin Texas Jobs, Jobs, Mobile Job, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Tabbed Out, Texas Jobs |

ATX Innovation produces TabbedOut, a remote presentment and payment system for the hospitality industry. ATX Innovation is seeking to expand its team in various areas including Engineering. TabbedOut currently runs on iPhone and Android, with infrastructure and integration components running on Linux and Windows.

Job Responsibilities

This position will involve realizing the smaller but equally important projects, such as installers, and test fixtures as needed for QA to facilitate their testing of systems.

Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years software configuration management / release engineering
  • Experience in software packaging management technologies, e.g. Nullsoft, InstallShield, or Wise
    Develop scripts to automate repetitive tasks such as generating DDL and processing large text files
  • Maintain and perform maintenance processes on the development database environment
  • Knowledge of software configuration management practices, release management methodologies, and production deployment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; capacity to manage multiple, conflicting priorities and tasks simultaneously, cross-functional teams and communicate with all levels of management
  • Be confident in front of clients and should require minimal supervision when dealing with clients on day-to-day project-specific task
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment, often under tight deadlines.
  • BS in a computer science related discipline a plus.

This is a regular, full time position in ATX Innovation’s Austin, TX office.


Please forward your resume to talentsleuth (at) gmail (dot) com.

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Sr. Software Developer – Bulldog Solutions – Austin, Texas

Posted on August 3, 2010. Filed under: Austin, Austin Texas Jobs, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Texas Jobs | Tags: , , , |

Think you meet the qualifications? Please forward your resume to talentsleuth (at) gmail (dot) com.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bulldog Solutions is a fun, fast-paced place to work. Their process and technology for effective BtoB demand generation have been embraced by some of the best business brands in the world. They’ve developed demand-generation campaigns and strategies for organizations in many different industries, including technology, finance, science, health care, telecom, insurance and publishing. Their methodology has been recognized by thought leaders including Frost & Sullivan, Forrester Research and MarketingSherpa.

Senior Software Developer

Bulldog Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Software Developer to join their Information Technology team. The Senior Developer will guide and direct project teams in the requirement gathering, design and development of complex applications/programs. Qualified candidates will possess an expertise in distributed application development, object modeling, XML and .Net Web Services. A true enjoyment of problem solving and the ability to confidently flow through rapid change are a must. This is a full-time, salaried position with no direct reports.


  • Lead software development by estimating, planning, designing, coding and implementing distributed Web software
  • Mentor junior developers by contributing and enforcing best practices
  • Ensure that all code retains logical stability, reliability, confidentiality and integrity
  • Manage source code versioning and release schedule
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems
  • Create and execute feature test cases and ensure feature testing effectively validates that systems meet the functional and non-functional requirements
  • Meet with decision makers, systems owners and end users to define business, financial and operations requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve systems issues
  • Continually drive innovation of systems within Bulldog Solutions


  • Bachelor degree in computer science or information systems
  • 7+ years development experience in fast-paced technology company
  • 2+ years lead development experience
  • 5+ years ASP.Net, C#
  • 5+ SQL Server experience (2008 a plus) including: design, TSQL and performance tuning
  • Proven expert knowledge and development of the Web and Web 2.0 technologies including: Web Services, Ajax, RSS, CSS, XML/XSLT, JavaScript
  • Experience in working in environments where software applications are being built from scratch (concept to deployment)
  • Experience with integrating custom applications with existing applications and third-party software
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; capacity to manage multiple, conflicting priorities and tasks simultaneously, cross-functional teams and communicate with all levels of management
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment, often under tight deadlines
  • Candidate must demonstrate a proven track record of obtaining results without direct report authority

Desired Characteristics:

The successful candidate will have proven experience and be an expert in distributed application development, object modeling, XML, and .Net Web Services. The candidate must possess expertise in both written and interpersonal communication and be at ease with public speaking, relationship building, and collaboration in a cross-functional team comprised of diverse personalities, skill sets and levels of experience.


To be considered an applicant, you must meet its minimum qualifications as determined by Bulldog Solutions. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility of the jobholder. Certain features of this job are described in the above headings, but are not necessarily limited to the above written statements. They may be subject to review. All positions within Bulldog Solutions may include other duties as assigned.

This is a regular, full-time position in our offices in Austin, Texas.


 Please forward your resume to talentsleuth (at) gmail (dot) com.

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Contract Java Developer Position in South Austin

Posted on July 7, 2010. Filed under: Austin, Austin Texas Jobs, Contract, Software Developer, Software Engineer |

CSIdentity is the technology leader in providing identity theft and fraud protection to businesses and consumers, offering a comprehensive suite of business and personal security solutions targeting all aspects of identity theft. We are seeking a contract Java Developer to join us for project work in our Austin, Texas office.

 Job Description:

The Java Developer works in a software product development environment, handling a wide variety of tasks that include:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain scalable software applications
  • Research, request, document and implement features and needed fixes  
  • Interface with software vendors to ensure the smooth deployment of new features and fixes
  • Assess and deploy monitoring resources to meet existing business requirements
  • Work closely with research and development teams
  • Work with the development team to plan, perform, and maintain routine product modifications, enhancements, and upgrades
  • Requirements gathering through communication with internal and external clients
  • Application Management – monitor logs and troubleshooting of existing applications
  • Other tasks as required

 Job Requirements:

The Java Developer must have the ability to debug operating system, tomcat, java, and MySQL issues and be familiar with monitoring tools in Linux and 3rd party monitoring applications.  The Java Developer must also be competent with:

  • Java
  • J2EE
  • Servlet development
  • XML parsing, UI presentation layer experience
  • Linux (bash, rsync, cygwin)
  • Apache
  • Apache Tomcat
  • MySQL (InnoDB)
  • Eclipse IDE
  • SVN
  • PGP/AES encryption
  • XHTML rendering
  • LAMP developing environment

The Java Developer should complete required tasks independently and with minimum support from management staff and have strong abilities to grasp new technologies and acquire new skills through independent study and interaction with other team members.

Required Skills:

  • BS/BA (Master’s degree preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, MIS or relevant technology degree (or relevant work experience of 7+ years in similar environment)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Must be able to execute all tasks with exceptional attention to detail
  • Must have ability and desire to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment and be able to handle several projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Must possess excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

 Do you meet the requirements? Apply by sending your resume to

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