Job Openings at Dieselpoint

Dieselpoint is a Chicago company that develops cutting-edge search technology. The search marketplace is booming, and we’re hiring. We’re looking for highly-motivated individuals for both technical and business positions. To apply, send a resume to

Dieselpoint is hiring in the following areas:

Technical Architects / Senior Software Engineers
Senior Software Developer/Researcher
Software Sales Engineer
Software Engineer / Professional Services
Business Development
Marketing Manager / Evangelist for SaaS
Sales

Marketing Manager / Evangelist for SaaS

We are currently seeking an experienced Software Product Manager / Evangelist to launch a new SaaS product. This role, based in Chicago’s Loop, will focus on positioning, promoting, and launching the new product. The position will focus on product launch, SEO, online advertising, and generating inbound traffic.

The product is a sophisticated tool for building a certain type of website, and will be marketed to a technical audience.

Responsibilities:

  • Define marketplace, understand customer requirements
  • Collaborate closely with the engineering team to drive product development
  • Develop launch strategy. This includes pricing, positioning, and business development.
  • Communicate product advantages to customers, prospects, and analysts
  • Create and present both technical documentation and advertising copy
  • Develop and manage strategic and consulting partnerships

Requirements:

The primary requirement is that you must have launched at least one, and preferably several, software products before. You must have been the primary person to drive the process. You must be familiar with the players and the techniques used in the tech industry.

A technical background is a plus. Experience as a software developer and experience in a startup are big pluses.

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Senior Software Developer/Researcher

Requirements:

PhD in Computer Science
or Masters and 3+ years non-academic software development experience
Solid knowledge and experience in information retrieval and/or data mining technologies
Solid knowledge of Java and J2EE technologies and/or other programming languages

Individuals who fill this role will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of search-engine-related technologies.

Information retrieval algorithms for relevance ranking. Develop metrics for measuring relevancy and implement benchmarks. Research, develop, and test new algorithms for discovering a user’s intent.
Computational linguistics. Research and develop new ways of understanding the structure of text, and how it can improve search results.
Data mining, machine learning, and recommender systems. Develop new ways to exploit the data available in logs and e-commerce system, use it to understand user behavior, and develop new methods of suggesting items of interest.
Spell correction. Research, measure and develop new algorithms for correcting user spelling errors.
Content analysis. Understand the structure of documents and data, and develop lexers, tokenizers, and analyzers for exploiting it.
Classification/categorization. Develop software for classifying documents and data and for performing entity extraction.
Distributed search/distributed algorithms. Develop and implement ways of distributing the computational load when processing very large databases (VLDB).
Faceted navigation. Develop user interfaces to improve the search experience by exploiting the structure inherent in data items.

Successful candidates will have experience in more than one, and ideally several, of the areas above.

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Technical Architects / Senior Software Engineers

Requirements:

Masters in Computer Science, PhD preferred
2+ years non-academic software development experience
Solid knowledge and experience in information retrieval and/or data mining technologies
Solid knowledge of Java and J2EE technologies

Individuals who fill this role will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of search-engine-related technologies.

Information retrieval algorithms for relevance ranking. Develop metrics for measuring relevancy and implement benchmarks. Research, develop, and test new algorithms for discovering a user’s intent.
Computational linguistics. Research and develop new ways of understanding the structure of text, and how it can improve search results.
Data mining, machine learning, and recommender systems. Develop new ways to exploit the data available in logs and e-commerce system, use it to understand user behavior, and develop new methods of suggesting items of interest.
Spell correction. Research, measure and develop new algorithms for correcting user spelling errors.
Content analysis. Understand the structure of documents and data, and develop lexers, tokenizers, and analyzers for exploiting it.
Classification/categorization. Develop software for classifying documents and data and for performing entity extraction.
Distributed search/distributed algorithms. Develop and implement ways of distributing the computational load when processing very large databases (VLDB).
Faceted navigation. Develop user interfaces to improve the search experience by exploiting the structure inherent in data items.

Successful candidates will have experience in more than one, and ideally several, of the areas above.

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Professional Services Software Engineer

Individuals who fill this role will implement Dieselpoint solutions for a variety of customer applications. Customers are currently using Dieselpoint for document search, product catalogs, site search, and OEM apps.

Requirements:

Computer Science degree
5+ years software development experience
Experience supporting and implementing enterprise applications for customers
Excellent communication skills, comfort in dealing with clients
Solid knowledge of Java and J2EE technologies

Successful candidates will meet all of the requirements above, and will have some experience implementing search solutions.

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Software Sales Engineer

Individuals who fill this role will develop Dieselpoint applications for customers and sales leads. Experience with web application development is necessary. Knowledge of document search, product catalogs, and site search applications a plus. Applicant must have advanced knowledge of Java. Must also have excellent communication skills for working with clients and prospective customers.

Requirements:

Computer Science degree
2+ Years advanced Java and web application development
Experience supporting and implementing enterprise applications for customers
Excellent communication skills, comfort in dealing with clients
Solid knowledge of Java and J2EE technologies

Successful candidates will meet all of the requirements above, and will have some experience implementing search solutions.


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Director, Business Development

This position is responsible for forming strategic relationships with business partners, promoting Dieselpoint solutions, and helping form a strategic vision for the company in the search marketplace.

Develop relationships with technology partners
Develop OEM relationships
Develop partnerships with systems integrators and resellers

Requirements:

Must have performed in a similar role at another technology company at a senior level
Must have a technical background. A CS degree and some experience implementing enterprise software is required.
Background in the search industry is a strong plus


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Inside and Outside Sales Representatives

Dieselpoint is hiring both inside and outside sales representatives.

Requirements:

Must have specific experience selling enterprise software solutions.
Must have a technical background. A CS degree or equivalent is required.
Must be able to consult with client and understand the client’s business and technical needs at a high level of detail.
Must be highly motivated, driven to succeed
Background in the search industry is a strong plus

Compensation includes base plus incentives.

All sales positions are located in Chicago.


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