Recession Relief: New Job Openings at Liferay, Apple, Amazon, Oracle and PaperThin (17-May-12)

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If it's time for a change, we've got a shopping list of hot jobs for you to browse. Our bi-weekly featured jobs list is a great collection of opportunities spanning specialties and continents. Here's who's hiring this week (and if you're hiring, post your open jobs here).


Director of Solution Services at Limelight Networks (Palo Alto, CA):
The Director Solution Services is responsible for directing solution service activities from client identification through invoicing, including service offering development, sales bookings, service delivery, revenue, margin, hiring and people development. The Director Solution Services must possess a track record of successful international expansion, expertise in maturing operations of a fast growing professional services team as well as experience delivering services and consulting as part of a SaaS solution. This position reports to Limelight’s GVP of Global Services.

Director of Public Relations at New Relic (San Francisco, CA)
Are you an experienced PR pro looking for an opportunity to lead in-house PR at company that is not business as usual; a place where being fast, nimble and creative is the new normal? If so, we want to hear from you.  Do you know high-tech PR and understand what makes today’s media and analyst communities sit up and listen? Do you know how to leverage social media and alternative channels to build awareness and foster good developer-community relations? If so, we really want to hear from you.

Content/Website Management

Content Manager -- Textbooks at Amazon (Seattle, WA): 
Amazon's Textbooks team is looking for bright, enthusiastic, hard-working, analytical, and creative candidates with an eye for compelling merchandising and a passion for books. In addition to numerous merchandising and editing tasks, the Content Manager will schedule, update, and produce content on Amazon.com's product detail and category pages and develop comprehensive email strategies.  He/she will be responsible for creating and coding promotional content, analyzing metrics on site promotions and email, and providing actionable insight into performance, as well as making recommendations on marketing plans. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator, great at meeting multiple deadlines, and comfortable with a varied set of software and editing tools (including XML and Excel).

Web Content and E-Commerce Supervisor at VMware (Bangalore, IN):
Manage a group of individuals that administers the content on VMware Partner Portal and eCommerce store. He/She will be responsible to ensure that project requirements are well defined, assign projects/tasks to the team members, manage workloads, and ensure SLA’s are being met. The Supervisor will work with functional managers in the US, provide frequent status updates, and be the point of escalation of the team. The Supervisor is expected to develop the team’s skills, identify areas of improvement, and expand the team’s capability. The Supervisor will ensure that business needs are being prioritized and processes are streamlined to better enable the partner operations team to provide quality service to our partners and internal customers.

Editorial/Copy Writing 

Web Content Editor at Esri (Redlands, CA):
Use your copy editing skills to manage content on various public facing websites and portals including the Esri Support Center blog and wiki.gis.com. In this role you will also be responsible for growth and user adoption of these channels by promoting them to the GIS community and using good SEO practices.

Technical Writer 2 -- Prod Dev at Oracle (Bangalore, IN)
The technical writers in this department are information engineers, crafting several types of information solutions. The writers are constantly evaluating innovative ways to deliver technical documentation as well as training. The experienced writers are product experts and apply their subject matter expertise company-wide in support of product development, marketing strategy and customer support. This department is integral to improving and maintaining our customers’ ownership experience, and providing relevant training to our expanding partner base.

Functional/Business Analysis

Analyst for Financial Planning and Analysis at Telestream (Nevada City, CA): 
The Analyst for the Financial Planning and Analysis role will provide financial analysis and decision support on a wide range of business issues to functional groups across the enterprise. This position will be responsible for implementing, and managing the processes that support business decisions, including the development of financial forecasts and analyses, generating internal management reports, monitoring key performance indicators, and driving profit improvement projects to implementation and resolution.

Senior Business and Financial Analyst at Lithium (Emeryville, CA):
You will provide timely and unbiased analysis and insights to inform critical business decisions in support of various functions and operations. Lithium is looking for a Senior Business & Financial Analyst who can drive forecasting, efficient report production and distribution, enabling timely analysis and communication of trends, risks and opportunities. As an SFA you will interact with key teams in systems and process improvements. As a Senior Financial Analyst, You will work in a challenging, fast paced, technology-driven environment on critical real world business problems in the dynamic Internet & SaaS market space. The specific work will include responsibility for cost/expense and headcount reporting, forecasting, annual budget planning, financial modeling, and monitoring financial performance. 

Project Management

Project Manager Client Services at Apple (Cork, IE): 
The Apple Financial Services (AFS) support position has a wide range of responsibilities that are focused on managing the connectivity of external partner systems to Apple internal systems. This person will interface with different internal and external customers and work with other support team members for the timely resolutions of problems. They will coordinate and help develop new lender programs and enhancement requests, log them as issues and work with multiple contacts to resolve. They will act as a resource in all phases of the development and implementation process and will assist in co-ordinating projects and documentation as well as support implementation efforts. This person will work with different customers to find solutions to different challenges that may arise.

Web Project Manager at PaperThin (Quincy, MA):
The Professional Services team at PaperThin, delivers consulting services in many forms to both new and existing CommonSpot customers as well as our wide partner channel. In most cases the services and guidance provided by the team can be the single factor in the success or failure of a customer or a partner. The Project Manager for PaperThin Professional Services will be responsible for maintaining a high quality services team. Strong organizational skills in this role will produce successful projects and deliver overall team confidence. The dynamics of this role requires an individual that is committed to excellence and self motivated. The Project Manager will be the main contact for all stages of each project handled by the Professional Services team.

Learning Opportunities


Software Sales Representative at Telerik (Sydney, AU)
You are ambitious. You are motivated. You have ideals. You want to work on cutting edge projects. You prefer the we to the I. You are not afraid of change. You are not afraid of challenges. You have a true passion for what you do. You have dreams and you want to make them a reality. You hate mediocrity. You have always wanted to work in a great company with great people. If this sounds like you, then continue to read on! The Telerik team is growing and we are currently looking for a Software Sales Representative to join our sales team in Sydney, Australia. Being the customers' first connection to the company and a member of the inside sales team involves the responsibility of introducing potential customers to the company product portfolio and guiding them through their purchasing inquiries. 

Business Development Manager at RockYou (Redwood City, CA)
Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Social Gaming. Work with the top creative minds in the fast-paced arena of Social networking. RockYou is seeking a talented Business Development Manager to join our team. This role identifies and analyzes business partnership opportunities, negotiates contracts and follows deals through to completion. The position is responsible for creating strategic relationships with developers and content aggregators to complement our current application and gaming portfolio. Additionally the position is responsible for helping set overall partnership strategy and creating supply chain metrics for senior management. This role will be located at the RockYou headquarters.


Support Engineer at Liferay (Madrid, ES)
Liferay is looking for a support engineer to join its team in Madrid, Spain. The position is meant for candidates seeking a technical career with large opportunities for professional and personal development. At Liferay, we believe in very high quality support services provided by highly technically skilled professionals with capabilities to deliver fast responses to new challenges.

Mobile Client Developer -- iOS at OpenText (London, UK)
The successful applicant will be joining an experienced team comprising of Apple, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone and server developers working on the OpenText Wave product. The development team is backed by product managers and supported by QA. As we look to expand our core iOS skills, we’re seeking an experienced iPhone / iPad developer. We want to conquer the enterprise market not the games industry! As an experienced developer you’ll understand that working on a continuously evolving product is a different paradigm to ‘ship and forget’. We are looking for someone who can see a bigger picture, understand and add value to a roadmap and work alongside people of all disciplines with a single aim; produce a world class mobile platform solution for enterprise.

UI/Info Architecture/Web Design

UX Designer at Appian (Reston, VA):
Appian is looking for a UX Designer to join our growing engineering team and help shape our next generation web and mobile interfaces. Versatility is key in this role: From designing graphics, icons and page layouts to crafting cross-browser, standards compliant CSS, HTML and Javascript, you will influence every part of our application’s user experience.

Freelance Web Designer at Box UK (Online)
We are looking to recruit freelance web designer to book for regular contract work. We’re looking for you if you can creatively design a CMS-driven site, you can think beyond the traditional three-column layout and you are aware of the latest usability and accessibility guidelines - we are not looking for pure Flash designers. 

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