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At The Muse, we help our members feel more confident, more motivated, and more successful in their careers—no matter what stage they’re at. We know finding a career you love (at a company you care about) is no easy task. That’s why we exist.

There’s a lot of cool technology behind our products, and our engineering team is looking for a fullstack engineer to help us implement new features, build new products, and make sure that our current machinery runs smoothly to help make lives better for our millions of members.
How You’ll Make an Impact

  • You will build new features that help millions of people curate their careers and find better jobs.
  • Your work on bridging our backend microservices with our frontend architecture will help us create a modern, lean, well-built web application that grows and improves every day.
  • Together with our product and design teams, you will turn product ideas and concepts into reality.
  • You will help make sure that our entire stack is always up to date and contribute many great tools to the open source community.

Why we’ll love you

  • You have at least 3+ years of experience in a fullstack or similar position.
  • You feel confident in your skills with backend technologies; we use Python 3 and Tornado, with a little bit of Go mixed in, but we’re happy to speak with you if you work with other platforms like Java or Ruby.
  • Ditto on the frontend, where we use technologies like Typescript, React, HTML, and CSS/SASS.
  • You have experience with RDBMs like PostgreSQL, Oracle, or MySQL.

Why you’ll love us

  • We’re fanatical about finding the right tool for each job. We pick technologies because they make sense, and we’re not afraid to try something new when we feel that it could be useful, even if we’ve never used it before.
  • Our team works on problems, not tasks. We like to help other teams turn their needs into great technology, and we give each engineer the freedom to tackle the challenges that they find most interesting.
  • We move fast, with multiple releases every day and an iterative approach to developing new features and measuring their success.
  • We place a heavy emphasis on open source. Check out our github.
  • We offer unlimited vacation—and we mean it!
  • We also offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and tons of opportunities for personal development.

What is The Muse?

We suspect you’ve already Googled us, but, just in case, here’s a bit more in our own words.

The Muse is your ultimate career destination, offering exciting job opportunities, quality coaching, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths. We believe that you can and should love your job–and be successful at it–and we want to help make that happen. Whether you’re just starting out, changing career paths, or aiming for the C-suite, we’ve got everything you need to take charge of your career.

As a new employee, you’ll take part of an insane growth trajectory, fueled by the pent up demand of people seeking to answer the question, “What do I want to do with my life?”

As a company that emphasizes culture fit for companies and candidates, we actively seek out candidates that would fit in well with the development team and the larger organization.

We have a strict “no assholes” rule. We enjoy working together here.

Global SMB Programs Manager

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a strategic, analytical, and process/detail-oriented Sales Operations Associate who can work effectively with sales leadership to drive better business decisions. The role partners deeply with Small & Medium Business sales organization with a focus on global programs. The Sales Operations Associate will also work cross-functionally with several teams at Facebook (including sales, business operations, and business intelligence). The objective of this role is to drive strategic business decisions in close partnership with SMB Sales leadership by using clear frameworks, deploying excellent communication tactics, and producing deep analyses that will be the foundation upon which the recommendations are built. These business decisions touch upon many aspects of the SMB Sales organization, including organizational design, revenue growth opportunities (including drivers like product adoption), and standard sales operations processes (e.g., book construction, goal-setting, reporting). The ideal candidate is passionate about Facebook, views the world through an analytical lens, is a clear communicator, can quickly build relationships with people of varying personality types, is interested in advertising, and is able to move fast on high-impact projects. This is a full-time position and is located in our Menlo Park, California office.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning:
  • Support sales teams on medium/long-term planning including revenue potential, product focus, resourcing and org design
  • Analyze business units and market segments that are currently under-served and over-served, and develop plans to reallocate resourced accordingly
  • Operations and Analytics:
  • Project manage improvements to Sales team processes to drive higher efficiencies using a data-driven approach
  • Lead analysis on revenue performance and adoption to drive operational changes

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS required in Engineering, Business or related field
  • 8+ years of work experience required in Management Strategy Consulting or Sales Planning & Operations, or 6+ years with MBA/Master’s degree
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability with experience providing business insights and recommendations from data sets
  • Demonstrated ability to explain concepts to general audiences
  • Excel skills required

How to apply as an engineer

At The Muse, we help our members feel more confident, more motivated, and more successful in their careers—no matter what stage they’re at. We know finding a career you love (at a company you care about) is no easy task. That’s why we exist.

There’s a lot of cool technology behind our products, and our engineering team is looking for a Data Engineer to help us build a flexible and scalable high-performance pipeline for our data-driven features.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • You’ll expand and maintain our internal event tracking and warehousing system, which collects hundreds of millions of events every month.
  • You’ll design and optimize ETL processes to centralize access to our various data sources, and facilitate analysis for stakeholders throughout the company.
  • Your collaborative work with our data scientists and analysts will enable real-time user behavior analysis, bringing new levels of personalization to our site’s experience.
  • You’ll lay critical groundwork for other data-driven features that help millions of people curate their careers and find better jobs.
  • You’ll help make sure that our data infrastructure is modern and contribute many great tools to the open source community.

Why we’ll love you

  • You have at least 1+ year of experience in a data engineering, backend development, or a similar position.
  • You have a natural feel for best practices with SQL. You can thoughtfully design a database to enable performant queries and use advanced features to make those queries fast and clean.
  • You have experience with several database technologies, understand the strengths and weaknesses of each, and are curious to explore more.
  • You have some experience or a strong interest in data analysis and machine learning.

Why you’ll love us

  • We’re fanatical about finding the right tool for each job. We pick technologies because they make sense, and we’re not afraid to try something new when we feel that it could be useful, even if we’ve never used it before.
  • Our team works on problems, not tasks. We like to help other teams turn their needs into great technology, and we give each engineer the freedom to tackle the challenges that they find most interesting.
  • We move fast, with multiple releases every day and an iterative approach to developing new features and measuring their success.

How to be a Client Success Specialist

We offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging and doesn’t suck. We help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates by showing our millions of readers what it’s like to work there before they even apply.

As a Client Success Specialist, you’ll contribute to this mission by partnering with the Client Success Team Lead to support a new function that drives growth for our clients, helping them discover the best path to fulfill their ongoing hiring and employment branding goals. You’ll have the opportunity to significantly impact the growth of The Muse and help redefine the way companies hire (and people find jobs).

How you’ll make an impact

  • You’ll support client growth and retention by conducting market research and using internal data to identify growth opportunities
  • You’ll work with our Business Intelligence Analysts and Client Success Team Lead to help analyze data queries and reporting for the Account Management team
  • You’ll get involved in various ad hoc projects around sponsored content, company profiles, and new product roll-outs
  • You’ll provide an awesome client experience by being the main point of contact for some of our smaller accounts and responding to frequently asked client questions and requests
  • You’ll become an expert in our business and products as you prepare yourself for the next step in your client-facing career
  • You’ll work with our Marketing team to create client-facing content

Why We’ll Love You

  • You have 1-2 years of relevant work experience, ideally within a client-facing role, and a desire to grow within Client Success and/or Account Management
  • You’re analytically-minded and love leveraging data to provide valuable insights that help solve business problems
  • You’re a creative problem solver who’s passionate about finding new ways to help clients reach their goals
  • You’re a project manager by nature and have an innate ability to handle multiple deliverables, meet deadlines, and prioritize tasks with ease
  • You’re a self-starter capable of thriving in a fast-paced startup environment–the ambiguity of helping to build out a new function excites you!
  • You’re results-focused and motivated to accomplish goals
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience interacting with clients directly is a plus!

Social Media Marketing Tips and Advice

The Muse helps people navigate their entire career journey. We offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging and doesn’t suck. We help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates by showing our millions of readers what it’s like to work there before they even apply.

As a Senior Manager on the Marketing team, you’ll contribute to this mission by running the exciting, critically important social media channel, spearheading innovative content marketing, and growing our social following and engagement.

How you’ll make an impact

  • You’ll set B2C and B2B social strategy in support of The Muse’s overall goals
  • You’ll set organic and paid social engagement goals and be accountable for them
  • You’ll own all key social channels, using your expertise to determine how to leverage each channel most effectively
  • You’ll serve as a social expert to teams internally by staying on top of industry trends and liaising externally with social platforms on their direction, best practices, and new opportunities
  • You’ll experiment with new social channels to determine if they can help The Muse reach new audiences
  • You’ll collaborate cross-functionally to create unique, scalable social content
  • You’ll react to breaking / trending news, identifying ways that The Muse can authentically participate in the conversation
  • You’ll help the entire Muse team be brand advocates through their own social networks
  • You’ll analyze and report on key social metrics including reach, engagement, and followers (btw, we use Sprout Social Team), and with help from your colleagues, you’ll analyze the impact of social activities on business results

Why we’ll love you

  • You have 5+ years of experience in social media management and understand the mechanics of growth for social
  • You know that social is not an island but part of a larger strategy, and you’re excited to use your knowledge of the social space to enhance The Muse brand and site experience
  • You’re as comfortable creating content as you are using data to analyze its effectiveness
  • You can balance the competing demands of B2B and B2C marketing while keeping our brand top of mind
  • You’re eager to collaborate with our awesome video and editorial teams and work directly with third party content vendors
  • You have a high sense of urgency and an overriding passion to help The Muse succeed
  • You can’t wait to experiment with new ideas but also understand the importance of having a solid workflow

Why you’ll love us

  • Our team is phenomenal
  • Strict “no assholes” rule—we enjoy working together
  • We invest in growing our people—personally and professionally
  • You’ll be part of insane growth
  • We offer a competitive base salary, equity, and benefits

Are You an Office Coordinator

The Muse helps people navigate their entire career journey. We offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging and doesn’t suck. We help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates by showing our millions of readers what it’s like to work there before they even apply.

As our Office Coordinator, you’ll contribute to this mission by keeping our office in tip-top shape. You’ll work with our Office Manager to make sure The Muse keeps running smoothly and happily – and we’ll love you for it.

This position reports to the Office Manager.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • You’ll partner with our Office Manager to support daily office operations
  • You’ll be an awesome first face of The Muse by greeting office guests at the front desk (with a smile!)
  • You’ll take responsibility and genuine care for the entire look/feel of our soon-to-be multi-floor office, ensuring all common areas and conference rooms are clean, tidy, and stocked
  • You’ll receive and distribute all incoming packages and mail, and process outgoing mail as needed
  • You’ll be on point to receive and redirect phone calls appropriately
  • You’ll help manage supply and procurement of office and kitchen supplies and ensure we’re never out of the essentials
  • You’ll coordinate with building management and 3rd party vendors (cleaning crew, electrician, painters, etc)
  • You’ll help plan and coordinate company events
  • You’ll partner with the People Team to create an awesome new hire experience by coordinating welcome cards, swag, business cards, and office tours

Why we’ll love you

  • You have 1-2+ years experience with office support in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • You’re willing to take on anything needed; no task is too small for you
  • You have a positive, can-do attitude and enjoy working with different teams
  • Your attention to detail and organizational skills are second to none
  • You can multitask in your sleep
  • You are tech savvy and familiar with or willing to learn Google Apps
  • You have excellent customer service skills and are willing to go the extra mile to make sure the team has what they need
  • You take pride and ownership in your work, and get the most satisfaction from helping others

Why you’ll love us

  • Our team is phenomenal
  • Strict “no assholes” rule—we enjoy working together
  • We invest in growing our people—personally and professionally
  • You’ll be part of insane growth
  • We offer a competitive salary, equity, and benefits

If this is your dream job, please submit your cover letter and resume. We love cover letters, they help us get to know you.

 

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Tips for Lead DevOps Engineer

The Muse helps people navigate their entire career journey. We offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging and doesn’t suck. We help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates by showing our millions of readers what it’s like to work there before they even apply.

There’s a lot of cool technology behind our products, and our engineering team is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to help provide end-to-end solutions for our infrastructure now and as we grow.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • You’ll design the infrastructure that makes it possible for our Engineering team to work efficiently and our website to run smoothly.
  • You’ll help our Data Science team manage tooling that processes billions of data points every month.
  • You’ll work to improve our development and deployment processes to reduce the likelihood of downtime and optimize costs.

Why We’ll Love You

  • You have at least 3 years of DevOps experience in a cloud-based environment.
  • You love to build and optimize systems that are resilient to failure, ready for growth, and as efficient as possible.
  • You have experience deploying and managing PostgreSQL, Redis, ElasticSearch, Python, and Go (or similar tech) on AWS.
  • You’re familiar with other AWS technologies, like Redshift, OpsWorks, Kinesis, Data Pipeline, and so on.
  • You’re well versed in continuous integration systems, monitoring, and capacity planning.

Why You’ll Love Us

  • We’re fanatical about finding the right tool for each job. We pick technologies because they make sense, and we’re not afraid to try something new when we feel that it could be useful, even if we’ve never used it before.
  • You’ll get a chance to work on systems that operate on a large scale—tens of millions of users, and hundreds of millions of documents served every year.
  • You’ll be a part of a team where reliability and stability are everyone’s responsibility: Every engineer (including our CTO and VP) is part of the on-call schedule.
  • We move fast, with multiple releases every day and an iterative approach to developing new features and measuring their success.
  • We place a heavy emphasis on open source. Check out our Github account.
  • We offer unlimited vacation—and we mean it!
  • We also offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and tons of opportunities for personal development.

How to Find Freelance Videographer

The Muse is looking for a Videographer/Photographer located in Seattle to film company offices on a freelance basis. You’ll be interviewing clients, putting them at ease, and helping them convey their awesome company culture. As a freelancer, you’ll need to upload footage to our servers within 48 hours of the shoot, and you’ll have the potential to edit your own work to be showcased on company profiles like these:

  • Bloomberg
  • Dropbox
  • Marriott International

Why we’ll love you

  • You have a passion for film production
  • You have a show reel and are excited to share it with us!
  • You’re experienced working as a freelancer and own equipment such as a camera, microphones, and lights
  • You studied Film & TV production and ideally have 1 to 3 years of production experience
  • You’re comfortable being a one-person team, traveling to remote shoots, and interviewing new people on a daily basis
  • You enjoy being organized and handling all steps of the production process—from shooting to editing
  • You’re known for being detail-oriented and rarely let things fall through the cracks
  • You’re motivated to suggest improvements to the production experience
  • You can work independently and think quickly on your feet

What is The Muse?

The Muse is your ultimate career destination, offering exciting job opportunities, quality coaching, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths. We believe that you can and should love your job–and be successful at it–and we want to help make that happen. Whether you’re just starting out, changing career paths, or aiming for the C-suite, we’ve got everything you need to take charge of your career.

So… do you want to change the way companies hire?

If you’re excited about this opportunity, please submit your show reel and portfolio. Unfortunately, we cannot accept application without show reels.

Easy to Find Freelance Videographer in San Francisco

The Muse is looking for a Videographer/Photographer located in San Francisco to film company offices on a freelance basis. You’ll be interviewing clients, putting them at ease, and helping them convey their awesome company culture. As a freelancer, you’ll need to upload footage to our servers within 48 hours of the shoot, and you’ll have the potential to edit your own work to be showcased on company profiles like these:

  • Bloomberg
  • Dropbox
  • Marriott International

Why we’ll love you

  • You have a passion for film production
  • You have a show reel and are excited to share it with us!
  • You’re experienced working as a freelancer and own equipment such as a camera, microphones, and lights
  • You studied Film & TV production and ideally have 1 to 3 years of production experience
  • You’re comfortable being a one-person team, traveling to remote shoots, and interviewing new people on a daily basis
  • You enjoy being organized and handling all steps of the production process—from shooting to editing
  • You’re known for being detail-oriented and rarely let things fall through the cracks
  • You’re motivated to suggest improvements to the production experience
  • You can work independently and think quickly on your feet

What is The Muse?

The Muse is your ultimate career destination, offering exciting job opportunities, quality coaching, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths. We believe that you can and should love your job–and be successful at it–and we want to help make that happen. Whether you’re just starting out, changing career paths, or aiming for the C-suite, we’ve got everything you need to take charge of your career.

So… do you want to change the way companies hire?

If you’re excited about this opportunity, please submit your show reel and portfolio. Unfortunately, we cannot accept application without show reels.

 

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Product Manager That You Should Know Before

As the Product Manager for Data & Analytics, you’ll work across Muse teams to take our data and analytics capabilities to the next level. You’ll have the opportunity to significantly impact the growth of our company as we redefine the way companies hire and people find jobs, and develop our suite of analytics products for clients. You will be responsible for executing product strategy and helping build out a strong analytics infrastructure. We’re a young start-up and poised for rapid growth, but in order to achieve that rapid growth, we’re looking for people who share our passion for our users, embrace aggressive goals and work hard to achieve them.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Be the Voice of the Customer. You’re excited to use data to understand the customer journey, and share those insights across the team. You don’t take self-reported issues at face value, and know how to truly define the core problem at hand
  • Manage our product management system – you’re energized by keeping Pivotal Tracker up to date, writing clear and effective specs, A/B testing, goal setting and keeping our product and engineering machine running smoothly
  • Collaborate across the team – you are a partner to the engineering, data science and design teams, working very closely with them as well as team leads and stakeholders for different feature builds
  • Collect and prioritize asks – as our product manager, you will be on the receiving end of a lot of ideas and suggestions from excited colleagues, users and clients. You’ll be collecting and assessing those asks, synthesizing the information with quantitative or qualitative information as needed, and making recommendations to our Head of Product and CTO to determine what is built, based on your assumptions and our constraints.
  • Manage QA and bug prioritization – we don’t like to ship bugs, but you can’t ship fast and be perfect. You’re looking forward to improving upon our existing QA process, and have a knack for prioritizing bugs (and knowing when they’re not worth fixing) so that we can focus as much effort as possible on new features

Why we’ll love you

  • You have 2-5 years of product management experience, and have worked with engineers on successful web and/or mobile product/feature launches. Experience working with remote teams a plus, but not required
  • You are passionate about data, and can debate the merits of cookies versus pixel tracking for off-site and cross platform data collection. Experience working in adtech or on an analytics platform / data-focused product a plus
  • You have technical acumen, and are savvy enough to ask the right questions of engineers and know what information our engineers need to know before starting a feature. More advanced technical experience, especially with our stack, is a plus
  • You’re curious, know when you’re not at the bottom of the problem, and will scratch under the surface with the right questions to make sure we understand what we are building and why
  • You have exceptional critical reasoning and problem solving skills. You are able to lay out edge cases, identify dependencies, and lay out the if/then in any scenario. You likely find puzzles fun
  • You’re flexible and comfortable with ambiguity, and know how to look at new considerations or data and determine if any changes need to be made
  • You have empathy in spades, for both our user and your colleagues
  • You’re collaborative, diplomatic and humble, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills