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Technical Writer (Full-Time) Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description:

Changing the world is a great goal for most of us in the Silicon Valley. At our Client. We’re quite literally doing just that. Client creates sensor, wireless networks, data analytics and controls to enable energy savings and special analysis in the worlds building and other structures. From offices to parking lots, warehouses and restaurants, Client’s sensors accurately measure lighting energy and occupancy in an and tune the output to be most efficient where it’s needed. Our sensors also detect motion to light darkened parking lots for safety and security.

Client has created a platform for application writers, including our own, to build a new breed of applications designed to bring the physical world to the digital world, continuously reading, displaying and optimizing sensor data for the control of environmental systems.

We are looking for highly skilled forward-looking thinkers to join the team here in Sunnyvale. We are a rapidly growing startup so self-directed action, inquisitive behavior, teamwork and informal processes must be the comfort zone for our winning candidates.

Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four years’ experience in instructional design/technical writing for online user documentation.
  • Linux, web and embedded systems knowledge extremely valuable; web technologies experience desirable.
  • Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional written and oral communication and project management skill.

Description:

Client is seeking a product documentation writer who is driven to produce informative and compelling printed and on-line technical and instructional material

Responsibilities:

  • Develop content for software products that may have a high degree of technical complexity.
  • Evaluate Client’sproducts to determine user documentation requirements.
  • Work with engineering team members to glean content, workflow and other aspects of technology products

Work cross-functionally with Marketing and Sales to create outbound content as well

  • Research and analyze products to identify user tasks that require documentation.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently in a compelling style.
  • Take the lead in creating the C documentation standards guides for different media and documentation type.
  • Produce high quality documentation.

Education:

B.A. /B.S. or M.A. /M.S. in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Information Technologies, or Computer Science – or equivalent experience

Send your resumes to recruiter@scansioninc.com

Programmer/Architect, Cloud Platform (Full-Time), Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description

Our client is looking for a software Programmer/Architect to join our platform team as a technical leader developing the core of our data analytics platform. Our mission is to make commercial buildings more energy efficient by using a combination of intelligent controls and insightful applications built on a robust data platform.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the development of our data analytics platform.
  • Evaluate and deploy storage technologies and server infrastructure.
  • Analyze and tune performance and scalability.
  • Design and implement data access APIs for internal and third party use.
  • Provide technical mentorship and guidance.

Required Skills

  • Experience in architecting and developing high performance, scalable software systems.
  • Deep understanding of database technologies (relational and unstructured).
  • Experience with public REST API design.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Linux systems programming and basic system administration.
  • Solid foundation in computer science with focus on data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • Java development experience. Experience with spring preferred.

Pluses

  • C/C++ development experience.
  • Knowledge of wired and wireless networking.
  • Familiarity or experience with DevOps

Lead of a project that architected, developed and deployed a cloud-based analytics system

Send your resumes to recruiter@scansioninc.com

Technical Manager QA (Full-Time) Sunnyvale, CA.

Job Description

Our Client is looking for a seasoned Quality Engineering leader to drive hardware and software quality. The successful candidate will be able to take input from the field and product management to come up with practical, effective approaches to testing our hardware and software systems.

Responsibilities

  • Define test strategies and approaches for releases and features
  • Define requirements for test automation infrastructure
  • Increase product quality release over release
  • Champion our processes and best practices
  • Provide technical mentorship and guidance

Required Skills

  • Experience with software and hardware quality.
  • Excellent team player with great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track record of successfully using test automation to improve productivity and product quality.
  • Solid foundation in computer science.
  • Deep understanding of software and hardware development processes.
  • Experience with NPI and interfacing with Manufacturing Operations.

Pluses

  • Knowledge of wired and wireless networking.
  • Experience with embedded devices
  • Experience with web applications

Send your resumes to recruiter@scansioninc.com

Senior Hardware/Software Engineer-Firmware (Full-time) Sunnyvale, CA.

Job Description:

Our Client is looking for a highly motivated and talented software engineer to define and build the foundation upon which our product quality will be built. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to learn about and help all functions of the company. You will be responsible for the infrastructure and tools for test automation and release engineering. Additionally, you will have a direct impact on everyone’s productivity by automating processes and building feedback systems to help people do work better and faster.

Responsibilities:

  • Design embedded HW/Systems for low cost, high volume production
  • Select components based upon cost, performance, size tradeoffs
  • Provide guidelines and detailed mechanical reviews for board layout and mechanical IDs.
  • Provide support for firmware engineers
  • Support RF/ EMI/ UL certifications as required
  • Provide test plans for design validation
  • Support Manufacturing DVT and production handoff
  • Strong digital design skills targeting low cost production
  • Experience with designing for EMI/FCC/UL issues
  • Strong test equipment and debug/troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with embedded systems or testing solutions to hardware/software combinations Has the vision to see our products and target markets and build the tools to guarantee our success
  • Passionate about working in a startup environment
  • Excellent team player with great verbal and written communication skills
  • Spice modeling
  • Embedded C experience
  • RF: antenna knowledge, Sparameters etc.

Desired Skills & Experience

Qualifications:

  • Strong digital design skills targeting low cost production
  • Experience with designing for EMI/FCC/UL issues
  • Strong test equipment and debug/troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with embedded systems or testing solutions to hardware/software combinations Has the vision to see our products and target markets and build the tools to guarantee our success
  • Passionate about working in a startup environment
  • Excellent team player with great verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong digital design skills targeting low cost production
  • Experience with designing for EMI/FCC/UL issues

Plus:

  • Spice modeling
  • Embedded C experience
  • RF: antenna knowledge, Sparameters etc

Send your resumes to recruiter@scansioninc.com

Hadoop Administrator Developer & Analytics (Long-term contract) San Francisco, CA.

Job Description

Location: San Francisco, CA
6+ Month Contract
(US Citizens, EAD or Green Card applicants and H1B through approved 3rd Parties)
Start Date: ASAP

Primary Characteristics:

  • Shared resource across multiple projects, able to switch easily between projects
  • Innovative / Creative thinker, problem solver
  • Current / New technology experience
  • Financial experience is a plus
  • Demonstrate aptitude to quickly and effectively adapt to technologies outside of current experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written * Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills in the areas we are looking for.

Description:

  • This person should have worked with a variety of databases
  • Which include RDBMS (Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL Server, DB2, Sybase, PostgreSQL)
  • Big Data or hadoop based solutions (Hadoop, Hbase, Hive), or
  • noSql solutions (Cassandra, MongoDB, or others) and have experience that shows this.
  • Model Data, Develop and administer with Hadoop
  • UNIX operating system experience from an administrative standpoint.
  • Hadoop Cluster installation on a unix environment. Installation of required prereq packages, configuration of the cluster.
  • Experience in working with both structured and non-structure data solutions is a must.
  • Interest or experience in machine learning algorithms to analyze data and find trends.
  • Design methodology understanding.
  • ETL experience (Informatica, DataStage) also desired but not required.
  • Java Experience required. Experience creating map-reduce jobs,user defined functions, conversion of csv files to json. Understanding of json.

Send your resumes to recruiter@scansioninc.com