Job Openings

Posting Dates: August 29 – September 12, 2018

Position: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER IV

Position Description: 
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER IV – PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

Under supervision, performs complex senior level professional electrical engineering duties, working on tasks related to the design, construction, and maintenance of projects at the Chicago Department of Aviation, and performs related duties as required.
The position assists the activities of the Chicago Department of Aviation Planning and Development Group to support the O’Hare 21 and capital improvement projects at O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. The positions will also assists in the supervision of consultants involved in design of projects that vary in scope and complexity (small scale renovation work, airfield runway projects, large scale facility projects, etc.). The position will leverage construction industry and aviation industry best practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Conducts field surveys to collect data for planned improvements and to identify conditions that may impact the scope of proposed construction, repair and maintenance of projects and recommends modifications as needed
  • Reviews engineering designs, drawings, calculations, specifications and cost estimates for various electrical engineering projects
  • Performs complex calculations to determine electrical power distribution, luminance and voltage levels. Oversee testing and evaluation of new electrical equipment and systems
  • Confers with management to determine project scope and objectives based on budget and project plans prepared by staff and consultant engineering firms
  • Monitors electrical construction methods and work in progress, inspects materials and equipment; ensures work is completed according to contract specifications and project time lines and prepares reports on the status and costs of engineering projects
  • Reviews design plans, contract documents, cost estimates and engineering calculations for electrical construction or electrical engineering projects prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with established design criteria, project scope and budget specifications, and recommends changes as needed
  • Monitors work in progress and determines the appropriateness of engineering changes, contract amendments and related costs submitted by contractors and recommends approval or modification.
  • Prepares preliminary layouts and detailed drawings, designs and material specifications and calculations for electrical engineering projects at the Chicago Department of Aviation
  • Drafts and reviews electrical specifications for the design and construction of engineering projects to be performed by contractors at the Chicago Department of Aviation
  • Maintains project activity journals and prepares engineering reports on the status of electrical construction projects.
  • Consult with other departments and agencies to coordinate personnel engaged in project engineering activities at the airports
  • Serves as Electrical Engineering subject matter expert and assist in training and providing guidance to section staff
  • Researches new materials, techniques and software for use in projects at the Chicago Department of Aviation
  • Other duties as assigned by senior management.

CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION
Location: Aviation Administration Building, 10510 W. Zemke Road, Chicago
Shift: Monday thru Friday
Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
NOTE: Must be flexible to early and/or late meetings.
NOTE: This is a 24/7 on-call operations, based on operational needs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering supplemented by two years of progressively responsible Electrical Engineering experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the minimum degree requirement is met.
  • A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.
  • Must obtain an Airfield Basic Driving Certification (Yellow Stripe) within six months of hire.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.

NOTE: The candidate selected for hire must pass an airport background check and a Security Threat Assessment. 

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner

Salary: $73,440.00
Interested applicants, please submit an online application to: www.cityofchicago.org/careers. Job Number #305744

Position Link:
https://www.cityofchicago.org/careers


Posted: 8/9/2018

Position: Global Product Safety Leader

Position Description:
This critical role will provide overall leadership to the Global Product Safety Risk Team within the Global Product
Safety and Regulatory Affairs Team.

Whirlpool Corporation’s Product Safety Risk Team has full accountability for managing product safety risk of our
global product portfolio, both proactively during product development and re-actively once products have already
been placed on the market.

The Director, Global Product Safety Risk will lead a team of 10 around the globe and be an inspiring leader who will be
responsible for:

  • Maintaining a strong culture of integrity and compliance to internal product safety policy, field product safety risk analysis, monitoring, reporting and facilitation and monitoring of corrective action.
  • Full ownership of the end-to-end Design for Safety Process, including process deployment and continuous improvement, training, and compliance monitoring and enforcement as well as supporting product liability defense activities related to potential product safety hazard allegations.
  • Working with cross-functional teams and senior leadership to help manage and integrate product safety initiatives into the strategic plan for the company, including strategic safety project prioritization, advocacy and deployment.
  • Oversight of the engineering Product Safety Tech Teams, forced failure testing procedure development as well as the development of production of product safety analytics and reporting for internal use.
  • Oversight of a staff of product safety risk management professionals as well as developing and implementing strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce.

Posted: 7/31/2018

Position: VP, Business Development & Partnerships

Position Description:

In this role, your ultimate objective is to drive distribution, adoption and usage of Lightstream products globally by multiple target stakeholders. These include large-scale streaming platforms like Twitch, Mixer, Youtube, Facebook, Wowza, Livestream and others. Other target groups include production houses (both large and independent), sports networks, TV networks, and other large organizations investing heavily in streaming video (everyone).

Because Lightstream is a startup, your job will be to design, build and implement the company’s go-to-market strategy… from scratch. While the role will eventually involve building and leading a team, the initial stages will require a very hands-on approach. Expect to sell, engage customers, design process and inform strategy in the early days.

What we’re looking for…
  • Previous experience at the earliest stage of go-to-market, having built and implemented strategies that rapidly grew revenue at a 100%+ y/y basis
  • Experience sourcing and closing complex, large-scale partnerships that led to demonstrable product adoption
  • Experience building out and scaling a developer evangelism or relations function in a platform technology company
  • Demonstrable background of building high-performing teams full of the very best talent
  • Highly strategic thinker, who can dissect problems down to their first-order issues and prioritize accordingly
  •  Comfort implementing strategies on the ground with minimal infrastructure
We get really excited about…
  • Gaming industry background
  • Experience with video or streaming products and technology
  • Capable of holding your own in a technical product discussion

Posted: 7/31/2018

Position: Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Position Description:

As our newest teammate, you will work closely with the entire engineering team and be a subject matter expert on how to best incorporate DevOps practices with our global infrastructure needs. This is a hands-on technical position that offers the opportunity to make architecture and design-level decisions directly impacting our workflows and service platform. You must possess a high standard of excellence, be capable of technical deep-dives, bias towards instrumentation and monitoring, and love automation and testing.
What we’re looking for…
  • Production IaaS deployment experience with a major cloud provider (Azure preferred)
  • Kubernetes and Docker expertise in designing and scaling large infrastructure
  • Operational experience with Hashicorp tooling (Terraform, Consul, Vault)
  • Solid Linux systems administration skills, with deep troubleshooting capabilities and strong scripting chops (e.g.  Shell or Python)
  • Experience with configuration management systems such as Salt or Ansible
  • Solid background in network administration, firewalls/reverse proxies, L4/L7 Load balancing technologies (HAProxy, Traefik, WAF, or similar), IDS/IPS, and additional security layers (LDAP, SSO, MFA)
We get really excited about people with…
  • Deep experience with Prometheus and Grafana
  • Familiarity or experience with service mesh solutions
  • Experience with Kubernetes CNI systems such as Flannel, Weave, and Calico
  • Experience with resilient and distributed services, across many geographical areas with stringent performance requirements
  • Comfortable using tools like eBPF or perf

 

Posted: 7/31/2018

Position: Lead DevOps Engineer

Position Description:

As our newest teammate and an embedded member of the engineering team, you will help Lightstream embrace DevOps best practices through continuous research, testing, and development of solutions to better empower our team with automation and self-service. You will be the subject matter expert on how and when to utilize the right tools and processes, as well as an influential partner in delivering incredible end-user experiences.
This is a hands-on, technical position that also offers the opportunities to improve team collaboration and implement strategies to reduce functional silos throughout the organization. You must possess a high standard of excellence, be relentless about continuous improvement, and ultimately champion the DevOps culture of focusing on moving the business forward and giving it a stronger technological advantage.
What we are looking for…
  • Experience with mid-large scale systems and IT operations
  • Comfort designing and implementing frequent, incremental code testing and deployment pipelines (CI/CD) with tools such as Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • Advanced expertise with containers (Docker) in test, build, and production environments
  • Solid Linux systems administration and coding or scripting skills (e.g. Shell, Python, Go, Node)
  • Ability to collaborate with engineering to establish and maintain automated regression suite infrastructure, performance testing infrastructure and troubleshoot issues
  • Development of tools and systems to support developer self-service
We get really excited about people with…
  • Deep experience with Prometheus, Grafana or Kibana
  • Practical operational experience leveraging ChatOps
  • An interest in 12-factor apps
  • Kubernetes experience
  • Familiarity with various database and caching systems/paradigms such as NoSQL, Redis, etc

Posted: 7/31/2018

Position: Software Engineer, Web

Position Description:

As our newest teammate, you will work closely with the entire engineering team on our core products and services directly impacting the business and customers we serve. It is critical for you to work well in cross-functional teams and have a strong leadership presence that inspires other team members. This position also offers the opportunity to make architecture and design-level decisions that will have a direct impact on our workflows and standards as a company. Most importantly, as we are a startup, you must be comfortable balancing business needs and time-to-market, and make tradeoffs where appropriate.

Here are some things that we’re looking for in our next team member:
  • JavaScript expert in modern web practices ES2016+ and Node.JS.
  • Experience developing and managing state in a real time, collaborative web application.
  • Proficient in automated testing (Unit, Integration, Load, Perf).
We get really excited about people that can meet one or more of the following:
  • Familiarity or experience with digital audio/video concepts and technologies such as formats, codecs, containers, and transport methods.
  • Experience with WebRTC.
  • Experience with WebGL or similar technologies with browser interactions with the GPU.
  • Experience in functional and reactive programming concepts.

Posted: 7/31/2018

Position: Full Stack Engineer

Position Description:

As our newest teammate,  you will work closely with the entire engineering team on our core products and services, directly impacting the business and customers we serve. It is critical for you to work well in cross-functional teams and have a strong leadership presence that inspires other team members.

This position will participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle – from specification through development all the way to production, you will have a directly impact our products. Most importantly, as we are a startup, you must be comfortable balancing business needs and time-to-market, and willing to make the appropriate trade-offs where necessary.

What we’re looking for…
  • JavaScript – Familiarity with modern web practices (Promises), Node.JS, and have used at least one of Backbone, React, or Angular.
  • C++ 11 or later – You can navigate your way through a core dump.
  • Extremely proficient at creating, consuming, and documenting RESTful services and architecture.
  • Experience architecting and administering NoSQL data storage & indexes (MongoDB preferred).
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and/or Continuous Delivery.
  • Advanced-level troubleshooting of processes or services within Linux and Windows environments.
  • Automated Testing (Unit, Functional, Integration) & a healthy understanding of where & when to use it.
We get really excited about people with…
  • Familiarity or experience with digital audio/video concepts and technologies such as formats, codecs, containers, and transport methods.
  • Experience with GPU processing or hardware video encoding, WebGL, OpenGL, DX.
  • Production experience with Jenkins or similar CI/CD software.
    Experience administering AWS services: Route 53, S3, EC2 (or Azure equivalent).
  • Experience working within high-availability, high-volume web service environments.
  • Production experience with microservices and/or containers.
  • Experience building Windows Installer installation packages.
  • Experience with iOS, MacOS, or Android development.
  • Have a love for parrots and a hate for Comic Sans.
  • Experience with Elixir, Rust or Go.

Posted: 7/31/2018

Position: Senior Engineer, Systems

Position Description:

As our newest teammate,  you will work closely with the entire engineering team on our core products and services, directly impacting the business and customers we serve. It is critical for you to work well in cross-functional teams and have a strong leadership presence that inspires other team members.

This position will participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle – from specification through development all the way to production, you will have a directly impact our products. Most importantly, as we are a startup, you must be comfortable balancing business needs and time-to-market, and willing to make the appropriate trade-offs where necessary.

What we’re looking for…
  • Deep knowledge and comfortable with RAII-style programming with C++11 features.
  • Strong understanding of network communication via TCP and UDP and the ability to optimize for low latency.
  • Extensive knowledge of graphical tools and pipelines on Linux (FFMPEG or similar).
  • Ability to write robust, high performance code along with the tooling to measure and verify it.
We get really excited about people with…
  • Production experience with SIMD-based optimizations.
  • GPU-based compositing experience and experience with shader-based transforms.
  • Video transport and container experience (How video is stored and transported and a focus on WebRTC or other low latency transport protocols).
  • Experience dealing with distributed systems concerns like CAP/linearizability, eventual consistency & quorums.
  • Production experience with microservices and/or containers.
  • Experience with Elixir, Rust or Go.
  • Love of functional programming.

Posted: 6/14/2018

Position: Principal

Position Description:
The Chicago Park District has 3 positions;

Senior Project Manager

Web Design Project Manager

Applications Development Manager

Contact Roberto Carmona  (312) 714-4718


Posted: 6/11/2018

Position: Front End Software Engineer

Position Description: 
Hello! We’re looking for Front End gurus in Chicago who’re savvy with JavaScript, MySQL, & D3 (or would like to learn how to use D3).

Anyone who is interested can email Beth Smith at beth@4pointconsulting.com to learn more.


Posted: 4/16/2018

Position: EMC Design Engineer

Position Description: 
We have an exciting opportunity for an EMC Design Engineer located in Kokomo, IN. The EMC Design Engineer will support the new Engineering Quality Initiative.

Position Link: 
http://www.emcsociety.org/wp/?page_id=22 or https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1913005