Software Engineer - Java/C# Developer (Contract)
Ask.com - Oakland, CA

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Summary:
Ask.com is looking for a Software Engineer Contractor to maintain, trouble shoot, support and improve a suite of software applications and tools that are critical to our business. The candidate must have a good understanding of the software development life cycle and best practices for object-oriented programming and relational database implementations and is experienced working in both Linux and Windows environments.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain, trouble shoot and improve a suite of software applications and tools that are critical to our content business
  • Monitor and improve performance and health of the applications, tools, processes and infrastructure.
  • Support request from internal and external users to generate report and block/unblock contents
  • Facilitate data center migration
Requirements

Technical Skill:
  • Strong programming skills and 2+ year of hand on experience with the following:
o Object-oriented programming, using Java/C# and Python are required. Experience with C++ is a big plus
o SQL, relational database (SQL Server or MySQL) required
o Web development technologies: IIS on windows, Tomcat, JSP/Servlet, Apache http server, HTML, XML
o Hadoop, MapReduce and HDFS – big plus
o Unix shell scripting
o Experienced working in both UNIX/Linux and Windows environments.
o Knowledge and experience of MongoDB is a plus
  • M.S. in computer science or 2+ years of industry experience with bachelor’s degree
Professional Skill:
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Able to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment
  • Able to work and meet deadlines in a dynamic, fast-moving environment
Excellent written and spoken communication skills

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Ask and you shall receive, especially when it comes to the Internet. Ask.com (formerly Ask Jeeves) operates an online question-and-answer...