Apple Hires to Tap Into Growing Demand – in China

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Apple is hiring hundreds of engineers and supply chain managers in China and Taiwan as it ramps up production to deal with increasing demand in Greater China, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company’s job postings show the new positions range from working on hardware development for touch screens and cameras to electrical engineering and software quality assurance. Apple is stepping up hiring to speed product development and introduce a wider range of devices. The company is poaching engineers… continue…

IBM ‘Workforce Rebalancing’ Includes Plenty of Hiring

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Despite layoffs that could affect up to 13,000 people, IBM continues to hire at its usual rate. The company has more than 3,000 open jobs. They include nearly 600 positions in software development and support, more than 1,300 IT specialists in areas such as infrastructure, security and middleware, and 44 positions in hardware development and support. It’s looking for 63 database administrators and more than 120 people in server support and services. Big Blue said: IBM is positioning itself to… continue…

How to Navigate the Hiring Process at Overstock.com

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What’s it all about? Why the “O” of course, as in Overstock.com. That slogan has propelled the online discount retailer to annual sales of more than $1 billion since its launch in Salt Lake City back in 1999. Numerous awards for Web design, customer service, employee satisfaction and consumers’ progressive passion for online shopping have contributed to the company’s rapid growth. Last year, headcount reached 1,550 as Overstock hired 300 people, including some 120 developers and testers, according to Brandon… continue…

How to Get Hired by E-Commerce Leader Wayfair

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Founded in 2002, Wayfair is a Boston-headquartered, multinational e-commerce company that sells everything from home furnishings to luggage, toys and pet items from over 11,000 brands. It currently employs more than 1,500 people in eight global locations including New York, London, Berlin and Sydney. Wayfair has nearly 300 employees working across its technology organization, and is hiring across the board for software engineering and systems. Kevin Murray, the company’s director of talent acquisition, says his most critical needs are for… continue…

Financial Solutions Provider Fiserv Hiring 350 in Tech

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Fiserv, a Brookfield, Wisc.-based financial solutions provider, is hiring for more than 350 full-time technical jobs. The roles are in business analysis, client services, UI, security, mobile solutions, QA, application development, network engineering, and project and general technical management, according to Victor P. Gaines II, vice president for talent acquisition. IT hires have a range of experience, from interns to highly experienced leaders. Last year, the company hired more than 1,300 professionals for technical jobs. While relevant industry experience never… continue…

More Jobs in Mobile Banking and Payments

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The rise in digital banking and mobile payments means security engineers, software developers, systems analysts, digital designers, mobile engineers and IT project managers should see an increasing number of opportunities. Though banks and mobile payments processors are hiring, the bulk of these positions are likely to come at IT vendors who are working for large and midsized banks. At the same time, a growing number of banking IT functions, especially ones that require quick ramp ups, are being outsourced. From… continue…

CSC to Create 800 Jobs in Louisiana

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Computer services company Computer Sciences Corporation will bring 800 jobs to Bossier City, La., where it plans to build a 116,000-square-foot Integrated Technology Center. Hiring is expected to start immediately for positions focused on cloud computing, cybersecurity and software development. CSC offers IT services, including cloud solutions, cybersecurity and technology consulting. The company said it will make dedicated efforts to hire veterans. CSC will move into a 40,000-square-foot temporary space at the National Cyber Research Park until its new facility… continue…

Facebook’s WhatsApp Buyout Turns Messaging Engineers Red Hot

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It is a grand time to be an engineer working for a messaging company, especially if one of those companies is WhatsApp or Snapchat, both of which are looking to boost their share of the growing mobile messaging market. Facebook’s massive $19 billion cash and stock buyout offer for the Mountain View, Calif., startup WhatsApp is expected to turn an already high demand for mobile developers and engineers into a red hot one for those who come from the messaging… continue…

Optimizely Hiring Software Engineers

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A/B testing website optimization startup Optimizely is currently hiring 27 software engineers, according to reports from the News-Gazette. The current hiring push is likely related to Optimizely’s growth plan. In April, the company received a second round of funding that landed it $28 million. Co-founder and CEO Dan Siroker told TechCrunch that the company had international, sales and marketing, infrastructure and customer support expansion plans. At the time, Optimizely had about 68 employees. The company’s offices can accommodate more than… continue…

Google to Expand San Francisco Offices, Add Engineers

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Google has taken over a 35,000-square-foot former print shop in San Francisco’s trendy Mission District, the new digs reportedly intended to house as many as 200 engineers from startups the search giant has acquired or will in the future. The Financial Times reported the deal, saying that engineers don’t like the commute to Silicon Valley and want to stay in San Francisco, but in a smaller office more like a startup. Facing fierce competition for top engineering talent, Google and… continue…