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Join us at Digg
Think you’ve got what it takes? Check out the open positions below and apply today!
Associate Community Manager & Support Specialist
San Francisco, CA, United States
Description
Digg is looking for a passionate community evangelist to help manage our growing user base. You’ll be working with some of Digg’s most veteran employees in the most inter-connected department at the company! As a hybrid position of community management and site support/ administration, this job opportunity puts you at the forefront of Digg’s community.
Responsibilities
qualifications
Bachelor’s degree (marketing/communications preferred)
3 years of professional experience with social media & news
3 years of consumer marketing experience
Ability to work quickly and focus on multiple tasks simultaneously
Passion for social media, community-focused outreach, and building communities
Must be a team player and work cross-functionally with all departments (no hermits!)
Works with repetition well
Expertise on Digg.com along with strong knowledge of social media, community outreach, and algorithmic voting systems
Top notch grammar
responsibilities
Email support
Use social media sites and tools for community-related outreach
General site administration, moderation, and enforcement
Monitor, identify, and escalate community issues & bugs to appropriate channels
Manage company blog
Organize meet-ups and focus groups for feature releases, community outreach, etc.
Gather user feedback to inform product & engineering teams
Working evenings, weekends, and/or graveyard shifts periodically
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Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure
San Francisco, CA, United States
Description
Digg is looking for strong software engineers with extensive experience in infrastructure systems and who are excited to work on cutting edge open-source systems (Cassandra, Redis, Hadoop, RabbitMQ, Zookeeper, Thrift, HDFS). Reporting to the VP of Engineering and working closely with an elite team of developers, product managers and operations engineers, you will apply elegant solutions to complicated problems.
Responsibilities
Write code and solve problems across Digg's platform and infrastructure
Lead the development of Digg's infrastructure components
Define and build high-performance, high-availability web infrastructure
Optimize and troubleshoot complex distributed systems
Qualifications
3+ years experience with large infrastructure development
Expert knowledge developing and debugging in Python
Knowledge of developing and debugging C/C++ or Java on *nix
Experience with operating system internals, filesystems, programming language design, compilers, distributed systems, and/or server architectures
Knowledge of Unix, Networking and TCP/IP, UDP or specific protocols
Develop cutting edge analytics infrastructure based on Hadoop, HBase and Hive
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
      
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Software Engineer - Web Applications
San Francisco, CA, United States
Description
Digg is looking for a Senior Web Application Developer with plenty of data-driven and large scale website development experience. You'll be working with some of the brightest minds in the web development, design and operations communities, on a variety of projects - adding new cool functionality to digg.com and scaling the site to meet our ever increasing traffic.
Responsibilities
Help shape the functional requirements
Investigate and use cutting-edge technologies (Cassandra, Mogile, etc.) in a high volume environment
Create and contribute to open source projects while working on high traffic and scalability problems at Digg
Facilitate communication within business, quality, and product teams
Participate in design and code reviews
Mentor other developers
Assist in feasibility analysis and estimation
Communicate status and escalate issues
Qualifications
6+ years experience in Web development
3+ with AMP (Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python)
Solid experience with HTML, JavaScript, CSS and OO programming
Knowledge of PHPUnit and test-driven development desirable
Knowledge of Git, Memcache, SOA is a plus
Experience working with APIs is a plus
Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science or similar/relevant field preferred
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System Administrator - Network Infrastructure
San Francisco, CA, United States
Description
Digg is looking for a strong system administration engineer with experience in managing network operations for large scale consumer internet sites. Reporting to the VP of Engineering and working closely with an elite team of developers and operations engineers, you will ensure service continuity for Digg’s website, API and associated products for the benefit of users worldwide.
Responsibilities
Responsibilities
Ensure continued smooth operation of Digg’s network infrastructure
Collaborate with other team members and groups to identify and develop scalable network designs, solutions and policy recommendations.
Participate in the rotating "on call" schedule with other members of the team to troubleshoot and restore degraded services
  Qualifications
4-6 years of linux experience
Basic networking fundamentals
Debian packaging experience is highly desirable - Understanding of Debian internals, package management, etc.
Strong python and bash programming, basic perl or other scripting languages
At least 1 year of puppet experience
Mysql master-slave experience
Strong apache, memcached, php (set up and troubleshooting)
Some java dabbling in the past is a plus
Strong understanding of GIT or any distributed VCS desired
LDAP, DNS/Bind
At home with a command line interface environment
Good written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
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Database Administrator
San Francisco, CA, United States
Description
We're looking for a world-class data architect and database administrator. We need someone who is curious about big data problems and excited about Digg and its future. You must know when to denormalize your data, when to store it, whether to use SQL or NoSQL, and when to use flat files. You will work alongside systems administrators and operations engineers.
Responsibilities
Report to and work closely with an elite team of  systems administrators and operations engineers
Partner and collaborate with outstanding Developers
Determine when to denormalize data, store it, use SQL or NoSQL, and when to use flat files
Qualifications
Extensive experience as a Database Administrator
Extensive experience with Unix/Linux, MySQL
Experience in a high-volume data environment and large cluster environment
Intimate familiarity with typical CS algorithms
Familiarity with and deep interest in NoSQL databases
Familiarity with Map/Reduce programming methodology
Ability to carry a pager and be available 24x7
A sense of humor and an unflappable demeanor
Python, BASH, and/or Perl scripting skills (in that order)
Experience with Cassandra, Hadoop Hive, Redis
Experience working in an engineering organization.
Experience with data warehousing technologies.
Experience with fulltext searching technologies.
Familiarity with alerting and monitoring systems and best practices.
Familiarity with Puppet or other configuration management systems.
Experience coding Erlang, Java, C, C++.
Experience with Riak, CouchDB, MongoDB, Hypertable, HBase, Voldemort, MemcacheDB, Tokyo Tyrant, etc.
BS/CS or equivalent experience
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Account Executive - New York City
New York, NY, United States
Description
We are looking for an exceptional Account Executive based in New York City to play a key role in growing the company’s advertising revenue.Reporting to Digg’s Head of Sales, the successful candidate has a proven track record in consistently delivering strong year over year revenue growth in direct online sales as well as driving innovative ad products that are scalable and sustainable from a brand, revenue, and user experience perspective.
Responsibilities
Digg has pioneered several proprietary new ad products that are helping marketers see new paths for engaging with their target audience/consumer.  We are looking for smart, aggressive sales people who want to break out of selling banners and help marketers leverage these powerful new tools.   The ideal candidate should come with established relationships and be able to hit the ground running to close new deals, grow existing client relationships for repeat sales, and hit quarterly target revenue quotas.  This position requires strong experience with front-line interactive sales as well as management, operational and organizational skills. This person must be a team player and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment that strives for excellence.  
Qualifications
Lead direct sales of online advertising to East Coast clientele to meet Digg’s    revenue goals.
Develop sales plans, metrics, goals, and revenue forecasts and budgets.
Become an expert on the Digg audience, brand, site experience and product roadmap to create a compelling and credible selling proposition to agencies and clients.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders including ad operations, finance, product management, and business development to assure execution and optimization of commitments and unlock new opportunities.
Manage the sales process including prospecting, the RFP process, inventory planning, campaign adjustments, and post-mortems.
Develop capabilities to drive analysis on advertising results for internal, agency and client use.
Create original ideas and solutions that balance the needs of the client while maintaining a world-class user experience.
  Cultivate senior-level relationships with brand advertisers and ad agency executives.   
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Account Executive San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Description
We are looking for an exceptional Account Executive based in San Francisco to play a key role in growing the company’s advertising revenue.Reporting to Digg’s Head of Sales, the successful candidate has a proven track record in consistently delivering strong year over year revenue growth in direct online sales as well as driving innovative ad products that are scalable and sustainable from a brand, revenue, and user experience perspective.
Responsibilities
Digg has pioneered several proprietary new ad products that are helping marketers see new paths for engaging with their target audience/consumer.  We are looking for smart, aggressive sales people who want to break out of selling banners and help marketers leverage these powerful new tools.  The ideal candidate should come with established relationships and be able to hit the ground running to close new deals, grow existing client relationships for repeat sales, and hit quarterly target revenue quotas.  This position requires strong experience with front-line interactive sales as well as management, operational and organizational skills. This person must be a team player and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment that strives for excellence.  
Qualifications
Lead direct sales of online advertising to North-West Coast clientele to meet Digg’s revenue goals.
Develop sales plans, metrics, goals, and revenue forecasts and budgets.
Become an expert on the Digg audience, brand, site experience and product roadmap to create a compelling and credible selling proposition to agencies and clients.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders including ad operations, finance, product management, and business development to assure execution and optimization of commitments and unlock new opportunities.
Manage the sales process including prospecting, the RFP process, inventory planning, campaign adjustments, and post-mortems.
Develop capabilities to drive analysis on advertising results for internal, agency and client use.
Create original ideas and solutions that balance the needs of the client while maintaining a world-class user experience.
Cultivate senior-level relationships with brand advertisers and ad agency executives
   
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Software Engineer - Ads
San Francisco, CA, United States
Description
Digg is looking for strong software engineers with experience in Ad systems and who are excited to work on cutting edge open-source systems (Redis, Hadoop, Hive, RabbitMQ, MySQL, Cassandra). You'll worki closely with a small team of developers to build out our Ad serving platform and optimize our Ad auction.
Responsibilities
Responsibilities
Design, implement and extend Digg's Ad auction and serving systems
Experiment and iterate on new Ad products and optimizations
Qualifications
       Experience building an Ad serving and auction systems
       Knowledge developing and debugging in Python
       Processed data using Hadoop, HBase and Hive
       Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
       Worked with Debian or similar operating system
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Community Management
Associate Community Manager & Support Specialist
Engineering
Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure
Software Engineer - Web Applications
System Administrator - Network Infrastructure
Operations
Database Administrator
Sales
Account Executive - New York City
Account Executive San Francisco
Software Development
Software Engineer - Ads
If you’re a believer in big ideas and are looking to work at a well-funded, pre-IPO company where you can truly have an impact, perhaps you’re right for one of our current jobs. We offer access to all sorts of great benefits and a cool workspace in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill.
Perks
Medical/Dental/Vision coverage generously subsidized at a rate of 85% for employees and their dependents. We offer 7 different design options administered by 2 preferred insurance carriers.
Paid life and disability insurance
401K Savings Plan
20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) annually
11 paid company holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts for qualified medical/dental care, dependent care, and transportation expenses
Monthly Wellness/Gym Company Reimbursement (UCSF Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center 2 blocks away!)
Employee Referral Program
Lunch and dinner provided daily
Breakfast provided three times a week
Fresh fruit and all the tea you can drink (and lots of other beverage choices too!)
We’re a dog-friendly office!
The Digg Dugg machine in the kitchen!
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