GoDaddy Expands in Seattle and More Hiring News

Our weekly snapshot of who’s hiring and who’s firing across the IT landscape.

Hiring

Tech Jobs Roundup IconDomain name provider GoDaddy is expanding in the greater Seattle area with a permanent office that it expects to open this month. The company is looking to hire software developers and engineers there. [Dice News]

DigitalGlobe, a Colorado-based commercial satellite imagery data provider, plans to hire 505 people within the next five years. The new jobs are expected to pay an average of $95,000 annually. [Denver Post]

Garmin International, a GPS device maker based in Olathe, Kan., will hire 141 software developers and project development specialists over the next three years for its new Chandler, Ariz., office. The facility will support the company’s software engineering needs, as well as its aviation, automotive OEM and desktop applications businesses. [Phoenix Business Journal]

Cloud-based healthcare IT company Nuesoft will hire 200 people in the next two years. The hiring will focus on engineers, developers, sales representatives and support staff. The expansion comes as a result of new federal healthcare laws, which are driving companies to automate their medical records. [GPB.org]

Axia Technology, an Indianapolis-based communications technology company, plans to hire 45 employees by 2017 as part of an expansion. Axia is seeking network engineers, technical support specialists, software developers and marketing and sales associates. [IndyStar.com]

MyWebGrocer, based in Winooski, Vt., will add 17 people in software development, project management, analytics and business intelligence as it expands its technology and marketing offerings. [Dice News]

Layoffs

IBM, which announced a $1 billion restructuring charge in April, began cutting jobs earlier this month. So far, the cuts have run in excess of 2,286 positions, ranging from storage systems development to GPS solutions delivery. [Dice News]

Symantec has hit the go button on a large swath of layoffs, cutting 8 percent of its workforce as it struggles to regain its financial footing. The downsizing is expected to hit 1,700 employees as part of a corporate reorganization. [Dice News]

HP is in the process of cutting 147 positions from its Enterprise Services division in Raleigh, N.C., following the loss of a contract. Although the cuts began in March, they resumed again this month. [NewsObserver.com]

Electronic Arts is continuing to trim its workforce, following its mega cuts in April. This time, the game company reportedly cut 20 people from its internal analysis and reviews team. [GameTrailers.com]

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