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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Sony Computer Entertainment America posted a job you might be interested in

Sony Computer Entertainment America

Senior Software Engineer

Greater San Diego Area, US - Computer Games, Computer Hardware, Computer Software

The position would be responsible for development and optimization on the SHAREfactory video editing software for PS4. SHAREfactory uses the power of the PS4 to seamlessly render and edit video, special effects and sound in real time. We are a small team of extremely skilled engineers and that means everyone needs to pitch in at times to work outside their specialty. It’s an exciting project with many interesting areas to innovate. We are looking for someone who can join the team and immediately add functionality to the app, while adhering to our high level of quality.


  • New feature development and current feature enhancement

  • Debug and optimize application systems

  • Work well and communicate team members

  • Self-manage and work independently on development tasks

  • Tools development and other systems development as required


  • Programming languages/frameworks: very strong C++

  • Designed, Developed and Debugged Multi-threaded applications and systems

  • Optimization skills: SSE, CPU, GPU, Concurrency optimization techniques

  • Ability to provide and receive technical direction

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

Bonus Skills:

  • Video codec experience: Ideal if knowledge of h264

  • Graphics programming experience including: shader, special effects, particle systems, image processing and frame post-processing development

  • Strong understanding of modern GPU architecture and optimizations, including GPU Compute

Required Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • At least seven years of relevant game team or consumer application experience

  • Current generation console (PS4, PS3, Xbox One) development experience is a strong plus

Preferred Experience / Education:

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience

About Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) is home to the PlayStation(R) family of products, including the PlayStation(R)3 (PS3 TM), PlayStation(R) Vita (PS Vita), PlayStation(R) Mobile and PlayStation(R)Network. Founded in 1994, SCEA has grown into a leading global computer entertainment brand and continues to redefine interactive consumer entertainment. Since the original PlayStation(R) first revolutionized the world of gaming, SCEA has repeatedly set the benchmark for innovation in home and portable entertainment through amazing gameplay experiences that inspire people across the world. Based in Foster City, CA, SCEA serves as headquarters for all North American operations and employs over 2,104 people in offices located in Foster City, CA, San Diego, CA, Santa Monica, CA and Bend, OR.

It is SCEA's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. SCEA does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law. SCEA also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees.

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:35AM from LinkedIn


HP posted a job you might be interested in


Product Technology Strategist, Wireless

Taiwan, TW - Information Technology and Services

• Apply statistical techniques to develop models of customer behavior such as response and buying patterns, internal market sizing, share of wallet, opportunities

• Identify/develop metrics/ benchmarks and provide insight behind the information in the performance dashboard

• Champion the utilization of common marketing processes and languages

• Implement marketing processes and tools such as Marketing Resource Management (MRM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Customer Knowledge Management (CKM)

• Work with Information Technology (IT) and end users to design, publish and maintain analytical reports to make key customer and marketing information available to sales, marketing and business owners

• Analyze historical financial and operational metrics, such as business seasonality, lead, sales pipeline conversion rates, to drive action planning

• Manage marketing projects to meet timelines and ensure that the project is useful for all stakeholders

• Support and maintain marketing and sales policies with a particular focus on specific product line and/or region in compliance with local regulations

• Plan and execute marketing program and campaigns

• Drive and evaluate marketing programs that generate revenue and share

• Align marketing programs to investment

Education and Experience Required:

• Business Analyst (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Marketing or related field; Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred

• 5+ years marketing and/or project management experience

• Experience in Marketing Resource Management (MRM) or Customer Knowledge Management (CRM) applications; statistics background a plus

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• In-depth knowledge of marketing principles, practices, tactics and tools

• Working knowledge of marketing activities and practices and procedures

• Familiarity with and/or experience in business and marketing strategies

• Excellent written/oral communications and analytical skills

• Strong interpersonal and project management skills; ability to manage virtual teams

• Strong negotiating skills

• Ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management and functional disciplines

• Strong ability to influence/ drive consensus

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:35AM from LinkedIn


Juniper Networks posted a job you might be interested in

Juniper Networks

Technical Support Engineer

Greater Boston Area, US - Computer Networking, Telecommunications, Computer & Network Security

The candidate will be required to provide a high level of technical support/guidance on Juniper routing/switching platforms to the top Juniper Networks customers This role is critical in helping the strategic customers realize the full benefit of Juniper product set. The understanding of the Knowledge Management processes and the use of the existing Knowledge Sharing applications to contribute to the collation, dissemination and the enhancement of the collective knowledge, Customer loyalty and best practices sharing and reuse are key requirements for this role.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Become the technical lead and handle high priority issues for small subset of top Juniper Networks customers on specific Juniper Networks products(s) (M-Series, T-Series, MX-Series routers, and EX-Series of Ethernet Switches)

• Build productive and collaborative trust-based relationships with the assigned accounts,

• Take ownership of high priority or sensitive customer issues and ensure prompt network services restoration and issue resolution to the customer’s satisfaction, by using a systematic problem solving approach

• Work closely with various technical teams to ensure knowledge transfer of the customer’s networks, issues, teams, and solutions. Keep management informed of all sensitive issues.

• Work with various technical teams within Juniper Networks and provide input on new products and feature improvements for reliability, availability, and serviceability

• Work closely with the Service Managers to support them in gaining a good understanding of the technical issues and their resolution, and support them in driving high profile technical escalations

• Participate in customer conference calls and/or face to face customer meetings to discuss technical issues

• Develop and maintain skills in his/her core products and technologies, and highlight any need for training as the customers networks evolve

• Contribute to technical documentation (White Papers, KB, Troubleshooting Guides, ) for internal and external use

• Sound documentation of technical support issues using the available tools is an essential element of the role

• Develop a “Can-Do” attitude and suggest ways to improve the team performance and increase customer’s satisfaction

Skills and Experience:

• Higher education (Bachelor or Master degree in electrical engineering or computer science or equivalent

• 3-6 years of working experience in a network support role, 2-3 of these years would be spent supporting large IP networks

• 3-6 years supporting customers on site and via phone. Must be able to support complex and high profile customer base.

• Strong communication skills, including influencing and collaboration skills, are a must.

• Strong operating and troubleshooting knowledge across the following routing and switching technologies: TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, MPLS (L2 & L3 VPN), Multicast protocols (IGMP, PIM), Switching technologies (VLAN/Trunking)

• Extensive and deep knowledge in IP networking in layers 2-4 (TCP/IP, Ethernet, VLANs, VLAN stacking, QoS, Spanning Tree (STP,RSTP), RIP, VRRP, IGMP)

• Working experience with traffic generators and network protocols analysis tools

• Working experience with: Linux, FreeBSD, MacOS, Scripting languages (Tcl, Perl)

• Practical knowledge of L1/L2 technologies: Ethernet, SONET/SDH, ATM, Frame Relay

• Strong problem solving skills, applicable to large and complex network scenarios

• Strong customer management and customer service skills.

• Excellent presentation skills.

• In addition, knowledge of the following would be an advantage: Network management skills SNMP, XML, LDAP, COPS; Unix administrator skills; QOS, NAT, Firewall, MPLS MPLS/VPNs, IPSec, Stateful Packet Inspection, Common methods of attacks (DoS, portscan, Worms and Trojans, spoofing), Secure Management (SSL, SSH)

* We are only reviewing US based candidates.

* No relocaton or immigration assistance available

Juniper Networks is enrolled in E-Verify® and will be participating in E-Verify in addition to our Form I-9 process.

Juniper Networks is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:35AM from LinkedIn


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IBM posted a job you might be interested in


System Software Developer - IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility (LSF)

Canada, CA - Computer Software, Information Technology and Services, Management Consulting

Ready to change the way the world works? This is your chance to develop innovative new technology products, as well as your career, with the world's second largest software-maker. Hone your expertise alongside fellow talented professionals, where you'll develop some of the most exciting software solutions on the market. At IBM, we're strongly committed to the advancement of open Internet standards and applications as well.

As an IBM Software Developer, you'll use the latest tools and technologies available to deliver state-of-the-art software. You'll be responsible for ensuring that company software components are expertly designed, tested, debugged, verified, and ready for integration into IBM's best-of-breed solutions that help organizations improve their business outcomes in the global marketplace. Join us.

The incumbent will be responsible for project design and implementation, which may require research and analysis.


  • Performs design and programming of development projects, including functional analysis and investigation, high-level design, low-level design, and implementation

  • Performs design and implementation reviews to other developers on multiple projects

  • Performs testing and maintenance of products

  • Prepares, writes, or reviews technical documentation

  • Researches and understands marketing requirements for a product and new technologies or development tools


  • 3+ years of Windows and/or UNIX system development experience is desired, preferably Linux, Sun Solaris, and HP-User Experience (UX)

  • Experience in working on rapid prototyping projects, developing products and solutions with direct customer involvement

  • Knowledge of C, C++ and software development methodology

  • An understanding of the principles of Object Oriented (OO) software design

  • Thorough technical knowledge in software development methodologies, design, and implementation

  • Experience in High Performance Computing (HPC) (i.e. Message Passing Interface (MPI), hardware interconnect) is an asset

  • Knowledge of databases, such as Oracle, is an asset

  • Knowledge of Java, Web Service knowledge is an asset

  • Industry knowledge in either Industrial Manufacturing, Government/Education, Life Sciences or Oil and Gas, is an asset

  • Skills in research and analysis, project planning, and implementation

  • Understanding of entire development process, including specification, documentation, and quality assurance

  • Communication and interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • English: Fluent

  • IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

  • No salary provided

    Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:28AM from LinkedIn

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Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Contract Management

Melbourne, Australia, AU - Government Administration

  • Contract Management

  • Full Time Contact Role

  • CBD Location

An opportunity for a Contract Management/Administrator has become available in the public sector due to an increase in the workload. On offer is an initial 12 month contract.

In this position you will be required to assist the Procurement Team, compile detailed procurement reports, and monitor contractual compliance. You will also need to develop and implement comprehensive range of administrative and operational process involved.

To be suitable for this role you will have demonstrated experience working around procurement policies, have advanced computer skills and the ability to work autonomously. It will be necessary to have excellent written and verbal communication skills and solid understanding of procurement processes. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the confidence and ability to contribute in meetings. Strong administration skills are necessary.

This is an excellent contract role within the public sector.

For more information, please contact:

Shermaine Chia
T 9642 1684

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:26AM from LinkedIn


NBCUniversal, Inc. posted a job you might be interested in

NBCUniversal, Inc.

Coordinating Producer, Golf Central

Orlando, Florida Area, US - Broadcast Media, Entertainment, Media Production



Oversee production and day-to-day planning of daily Golf Central shows and help train and develop the production staff.

Duties required include the following:

 Coordinate daily program with focus on live shots, 2-way interviews, videotape elements, and social media

 Coordinate and execute shows using multiple sets and multiple talent into show format

 Drive unique editorial and videotape golf content

 Supervise and guide daily guest booking

 Work with producers to generate story, guest, and segment ideas

 Be a leader in short-term and long-term story planning

 Oversee talent development and identify guest player analysts

 Integrate new technology into show programming

 Assist in training and giving feedback to employees and review shows with talent

 Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience

• Minimum 10 years leadership experience in sports television production

• Strong background in every aspect of the creative process

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

• Understand golf storytelling

• Proficient in INews preferred

• Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills required

• Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must.

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

• Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be 18 years or older

• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:24AM from LinkedIn


NCR posted a job you might be interested in


Service Coordinator

Region VII - Central Visayas, Philippines, PH - Consumer Services, Executive Office

POSITION SUMMARY & KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Position is responsible for the proactive planning of all incoming work orders received within a specific geographic territory. Position is also responsible for ensuring that all available resources are effectively utilized and predefined service levels are consistently achieved and contractual agreements met. Support the activities of the Service Technicians (ST) assigned within a particular geographic region or territory. Responsibilities include planning, prioritizing, assigning, and monitoring all open work orders. Identifying and escalating to the Manager or the Territory Manager, any situation that will cause a work order to exceed the specific contractual response or fix time. Scheduling appointments with security escorts or third party service providers as required. Work with other Service Planners when the movement of engineers across territory boundaries is necessary to fill any skill or resource shortfall. Recording any requested information for customer complaints referred by any outside source. Maintaining effective and timely communication with engineers, obtaining regular progress updates for outstanding work orders, and handling all messages that are required to be transmitted to STs within the territory Providing a central point of communication for engineers and handling any incoming telephone messages that may need to be transmitted to the engineers within the territory; Assign and distribute workload to CE's to meet Service Level Agreement's; determine priority based on problem information and documented guidelines Utilizing information provided by Territory Managers to maintain the current duty roster/CE schedule; Record all incidents relating to CE availability, sickness, holidays, and planned work commitments Ensuring the correct and timely closure and completion of all work orders At call closure, verifying entitlement of the correct serial number for the device being repaired, and ensuring correct bill type is included in each call to ensure that all cash and charge revenues are billed, except where automatic closure by the CE is available Provide parts management/coordination as assigned Work environment may require rotation in work hours, weekend or holiday hours, and/or extended hours, as needed, to accommodate 7 X 24 operations; Position involves prolonged periods of PC and telephone usage Accountable for continuously receiving and handling high volumes of work orders, working in a team environment and interacting with multiple internal customers BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree 0-1 years of related experience Basic PC literacy; Keyboard proficiency; Understanding of Windows-based applications/tools Understanding of geographical areas and ability to utilize mapping tools for assigning work orders Relationship building skills; excellent communication skills, verbal and written as well as listening skills PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1+ years of experience in a Customer Service/Support environment

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:23AM from LinkedIn


Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Project Engineer - Rail

Sydney, Australia, AU - Civil Engineering, Construction

  • Sydney Metro Region

  • Long term contract

  • Government organisation

This government organisation is the lead public transport provider for NSW. Their key focus is to improve the customer experience of transport services, including rail. Due to workload expansion, this company seeks to employ a Project Manager for an ongoing contract based in the Sydney Metro Region.

As Project Engineer, you will have the responsibility of managing and coordinating projects whilst meeting clients' expectations. You will be required to confidently lead a team, be technically strong and have the ability to liaise with clients.

To be considered for this role you will hold a relevant Civil Engineering Degree with substantial experience. You will come from a strong rail background with extensive experience in civil/structures, preferably with stations. Ideally, you will come from a civil contractor background. Your interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, will be key to your success. If you can demonstrate previous NSW experience on your resume, this will be highly beneficial.

Due to the nature of this contract role it is essential that you hold a valid RISI ticket. You must be prepared to travel within the state as and when needed. You pride yourself on maintaining a safe work environment and are fully aware of the latest OH&S legislation.

If you are passionate, highly skilled and hard working, a competitive rate will be offered to you. At this time, the organisation is not prepared to offer sponsorship, so you must have full Australian working rights to apply for this job.

Please contact Laura Booty in confidence for more information at or call 02 9249 2210.

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:17AM from LinkedIn


IBM posted a job you might be interested in


IT Security Specialist / Client Integration

Canada, CA - Computer Software, Information Technology and Services, Management Consulting

IBM is leading the way in the Information Security space and our Managed Security Services (MSS) team is looking to expand and onboard a Security Services Manager to join our Security Operations Center.

The Security Services Manager is the key player on the IBM Security Team for the client serving as the delivery management focal for operational governance and oversees the day-to-day activities of the delivery team.

Regular Role Activities:

  • Serves as a point of contact between client and IBM Security Services delivery team for operational governance of security services activities and deliverables

  • Develops a demonstrated relationship with the customer; identifies gaps in service or new customer requirements

  • Communicates issues, requests and status directly with MSS senior management

  • Maintain and oversee relationships for MSS delivery organizations providing security support

  • Provide oversight and management for operational MSS security actives, processes and polices as required

  • Oversee device quality assurance processes and devices transitioning to steady state

  • Facilitate delivery for critical situations or sensitive projects

  • Track, report and resolve quality issues impacting the client

  • Coordinate root cause analysis for service delivery defects

  • Provide proactive analysis and recommendations for operational environment

  • Provide continuous improvement through use of service delivery reporting to identify areas of concern in order to develop enhancements where necessary

  • Participate in operational cadence calls with stakeholders

  • Produce Standard Operating Procedures Compilations.

    Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in crisis management

  • Prior supervisory or technical team lead experience

  • Proven networking skills (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) (TCP/IP), OSI model, LAN/WAN, cabling and data transmission types, network topologies, routing protocols, and remote access methods)

  • Security Technologies (Security Information & Event Management (SIEM)), firewalls/routers, proxies, endpoint security, and privileged ID management)

  • Security best practices

  • Security Regulations

  • Technical, business and strategic leadership

  • Project management

  • Professional written and oral communications

  • Detail oriented

  • Customer Focused/ Customer relationship management

  • Demonstrated People Management skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to interact with staff, peers and customers on a technical and professional level

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Thorough understanding of customer service related performance metrics.

    cyber security


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 2 years experience in At least 2 years experience in a Security Operations Role

  • English: Fluent


  • Information Technology

  • At least 3 years experience in At least 2 years experience in a Security Operations Role

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:13AM from LinkedIn


wipro (Wipro Limited) posted a job you might be interested in

wipro (Wipro Limited)

Associate Consultant - SCM Apps

Bengaluru Area, India, IN - Information Technology and Services

Key skills required for the job are:Ariba Downstream(Mandatory)Ariba Technical(Mandatory)LeadershipAs a Lead, you are responsible for managing a small team of analysts, developers, testers or engineers and drive delivery of a small module within a project (Delivery/Maintenence/Testing) You may serve as entry level specialist with expertise in particular technology/industry domain/a process / application / product. You are responsible for functional/technical track of a project.Minimum work experience:5 - 8 Years

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:11AM from LinkedIn


Samsung Electronics posted a job you might be interested in

Samsung Electronics

Sales Admin. Specialist 營運管理專員(預算/成本流程管理)

Taiwan, TW - Consumer Electronics

1.Sales/Marketing 預算流程與制度之管理




No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:10AM from LinkedIn


HP posted a job you might be interested in


HP Labs Information Research Intern

San Francisco Bay Area, US - Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Information Technology and Services

The internship will explore the many facets of digital information management in a research environment. The intern will work on projects based on his/her interests and HP Labs’ needs. Projects may include data entry and management of research-related or archival information, documents, and records.

The intern will apply what he/she has learned of information organizations and management to explore, describe and organize research related documents. Moreover, the intern will gain experience on working with information resources in a R&D setting, including providing information support to researchers and scientists. The intern will work on the areas of collection and resource management.

Possible project areas for intern to work on:

Using information organization knowledge and skill to conduct records management activities around research information, including working with Electronic Records Management system and contract document management.

Providing information support for researchers and scientists globally, including: provide support for information inquiries, conduct tasks for information needs and usage assessment, and assist research information resource and collection management, etc.


o A candidate for Master of Library and Information Science.

o A candidate has finished more than half of the classes towards the master of Library and Information Science and be in good academic standing.

o A candidate has a solid foundation of understanding the information science, information searching, information organization and meta management.

o A candidate can work in a R&D research environment.

o A candidate is detail orientated and a self-starter.

o A candidate can work independently.

o A candidate can work on multiple projects at the same time and deliver on time.

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:06AM from LinkedIn


Alleged Drunk Driver Misjudges Alternate Route Across Golden Gate Bridge

Alleged Drunk Driver Misjudges Alternate Route Across Golden Gate Bridge

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving this week after he took an ambitious shortcut across the Golden Gate Bridge.


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3DPrinted Figurines creates stop-motion film look #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Looped strip of miniature figurines, 3-D printed out of translucent resin. The strip of figurines is attached to a projector, which shines light through the figures. via: Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed […]

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From the mail bag…

From the mail bag! Hi, I just wanted to let you guys know that this was the easiest purchase process I have ever used. Not kidding, ever. Easier than eBay, easier than Amazon, easier than going into a store and giving someone cash. Well done. -Chris

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Death row blow for Bali Nine

INDONESIA’S Vice President says clemency should not be extended to death row prisoners, including two members of the Bali Nine — but what does President Jokowi think?

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Phil Rudd in cafe fight with witness

AC/DC’S Phil Rudd was detained by police after he got into a row with a witness in his court case, which was described as being “like a Chihuahua trying to fight a big dog”.

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Russia on alert amid new crisis

GUNMEN attack a police checkpoint in the Chechen capital, killing at least three, and Moscow’s airspace appears to have been closed after a fresh outbreak of violence.

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KPMG US posted a job you might be interested in



Greater Los Angeles Area, US - Accounting, Banking, Management Consulting

Business Title:


Requisition Number:



Tax Services

Area of Interest:

International Tax




Los Angeles


When you choose KPMG as the place to build your career in tax, you can really add value. KPMG's tax partners and professionals pride themselves on understanding our clients' business strategy and needs, providing a broad range of federal, state, local and international tax services to meet those needs. We are currently seeking a Senior Associate to join our International Tax practice in our Los Angeles office.


  • Serve as an international tax advisor to clients in a range of industries on international tax services and offerings

  • Assist in monitoring multiple client engagements while serving as a business advisor to the client

  • Research, write, and review client tax advice relating to domestic and international tax matters

  • Assist in formulating and delivering tax planning and tax savings services

  • Supervise and aid in the development and training of new and experienced staff professionals


  • Two plus years of experience in international corporate taxation, M&A or federal tax and a desire to move into international corporate taxation

  • Bachelor's degree, J.D., LL.M. in Taxation, and/or Master's in Taxation (MST) from an accredited college/university

  • Strong planning, research, and communication skills; general knowledge of corporate tax compliance

  • Solid understanding of FAS 109 and U.S. federal taxation

  • Candidates with international corporate tax experience should have a general knowledge of several of the following common international tax planning areas: Outbound Transactional Structuring, Subpart F and 954(h), Inbound Transactional Structuring, Check the Box Principles, U.S. Tax Treaty Research and Interpretation, Repatriation Strategies, Intellectual and Intangible Property Planning, Structured Finance, Base Shifting, FSC/EIE, Foreign Tax Credit Planning, Transfer Pricing, and International Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Candidates with other experience seeking to move into international corporate taxation should have experience in planning areas relevant to their existing discipline

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

No phone calls or agencies please.

One Firm. One Team.Countless Opportunities.

KPMG Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace.

KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192).





No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:05AM from LinkedIn

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Customer Intelligence Trainee (Finnish Markets)

Ireland, IE - Computer Software, Information Technology and Services, Internet is recruiting for a Customer Intelligence Trainee position (Finnish speaking, additional language desired) with start in February 2014

This will be a 6 month contract initially with possibility of a permanent role within

We've been recognized for six consecutive years as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2013, named the World's Most Innovative Company and the Fastest-Growing Tech Company by Forbes.


Strategic Business Development

Proactively identify decision makers in strategic accounts through creative research

Utilize resources such as Linked In

Identify new companies in specific target markets

Navigate and profile organizational structures for Key Account Managers


As a key member of the team, collaborate with Business Development Representatives to execute account plans according to business priorities

Participate in team meetings and contribute valuable ideas

Results Driven Assignments

Work towards weekly targets in line with team goals

Performance related remuneration

Benefit from regular management coaching related to key performance indicators

Develop confident & strategic sales skills

Develop value propositions that resonate with C-Level executives

Develop an understanding of SFDC & our positioning as a market leader in the Industry

Gain industry knowledge

Develop the ability to connect with decision makers, pass gate keepers & objection handling

Required Skills/Experience:

Recently completed final year of full-time, academic program at an accredited college or university

Fluent in Finnish & English

Fluency in Swedish, Danish or Norwegian is an advantage

(Fluency in other European language advantageous)

Desired Skills/Experience:

Interested in being a part of a fast-paced sales environment

Team player with excellent oral and written communication

Exceptional organizational and planning skills and ability to prioritize


Use own initiative

Target Driven

Interested in being a part of a fast-paced sales environment is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Accessibility - If you require accessibility assistance applying for open positions please contact

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Posted December 04, 2014 at 07:00AM from LinkedIn


Qualcomm posted a job you might be interested in


Product Manager (Mexico City)

Mexico City Area, Mexico, MX - Computer Software, Semiconductors, Wireless

Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) is the world leader in smart mobile technologies and the largest provider of CDMA/UMTS/LTE chipsets powering the majority of 3G and 4G devices commercially available.

QCT offers complete solutions that enable continuous innovation for todays smart connected devices. Our vast expertise in wireless technology, combined with our unique systems approach to developing solutions, puts QCT at the forefront of the rapidly expanding mobile industry.

As a member of the Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) team, you will be expected to define, develop and manage QRD carrier and open market plans. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with internal marketing, product and platform teams to develop a growth strategy for regional deployments. She/he will need to understand business dynamics as well as key trends per opportunity in order to drive product plans 3-24 months out.


15 years of product management and technology management or marketing experience in mobile devices business with knowledge of carrier and open market operations

Global operator experience as product management role (preferred) or program and go-to-market (acceptable).

Working knowledge of full-lifecycle for phone product deployments: requirements to product acceptance, including carrier compliance

Strategic planning expertise, the ability to manage change and the desire to operate effectively across organizations and partners

Understanding of phone product deployment and support landscape

Broad understanding of current and future mobile trends and experiences

Ability to Communicate, Educate and Evangelize both internally & externally

Good communication and interpersonal skills

In-depth understanding of business financial models as they apply to mobile phones

Creative problem solving with strong analytical skills

Basic Qualifications

Interface between internal product management teams, SW/HW partners, engineering and platform groups to drive programs and experiences

Interface with customers (Operators, OEMs, ODMs, open market, carriers) to execute on target market requirements, compliance and phone acceptance

Work with internal and external partners to realize differentiating enablers

Develop and drive demonstrations and prototypes

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering and/or Electronics & Satellites Eng and/or Information Technology

Preferred: Master's, Business Administration and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:59AM from LinkedIn


Google posted a job you might be interested in


Partner Technology Manager, MBA University Graduate

Des Moines, Iowa Area, US - Information Services, Internet

Successful sales in today's online advertising space require minds that can not only keep pace with rapid technological change, but stay one step ahead. As a Partner Technology Manager, you will lead cross-functional teams of Engineering, Sales, and Product management members to leverage emerging technologies for our customers. From design and conceptualization through to testing and deployment, you will oversee the technical execution and business operations of Google's online advertising and platform partnerships. You will work on developing product and technical strategies as well as prioritize projects and resources to assist our account management team and partners. You're able to balance business and partner needs with technical constraints and love bringing new products to market and to our partners.


  • Improve product feature offerings by providing partner feedback to internal cross-functional teams, including Product Management, Engineering, and, our Sales teams.

  • Design effective launch programs with partners to ensure that new products and feature releases are tested before broad-scale deployment.

  • Perform implementation reviews, evangelize new product features, and, ensure the prompt and proper resolution of technical challenges.

  • Guarantee the technical aspects of publisher integrations by providing necessary documentation and guidance.

  • Identify, drive, and, optimize the business flow from new business opportunities by leveraging Google technologies.

Minimum qualifications

  • MBA degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • 2 years of relevant work experience, including programming experience in C, C++, Java and/or Python.

Preferred qualifications

  • Solid understanding of Internet technologies, e.g. HTTP, JavaScript, HTML, AJAX, Flash, cookies, XML etc. Strong design and coding skills in C, C++, Java, Python, Lisp, or, relevant programming language

  • Experience of operating within and leading cross-functional teams (product management, implementation, legal, finance, marketing, etc.)

  • Outstanding business sense, problem solving, project management and analytical skills.


gTech Publisher and Distribution Solutions (PDS) extends Google's reach through distribution partners and enables search and display publishers to grow their business using Google's monetization and platform products. Our team consists of sharp, analytical minds and enjoys solving complex strategic, operational and technical challenges for the world's largest publishers. As a member of the PDS team, you will work with the world's largest publishers and partners on cutting edge technologies and products and have the opportunity to influence innovation at Google.

Mountain View (Global HQ)

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:58AM from LinkedIn


Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Financial Accountant

Sydney, Australia, AU - Accounting

  • 6 month contract

  • Dynamic and Progressive Organisation

  • $55-$65 per hour

This leading infrastructure business has created an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Accountant due to a sustained period of growth.

This role will provide financial reporting, project costing information and support services to Project Managers throughout the organisation.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for all financial reporting including preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual statutory reports as well as group level reconciliations. You will also assist managers with the preparation of capital and operating budgets, making sure expenditure is in line with budgeted levels and that variances are explained.

To be successful in your application you will be CA/ CPA Qualified and ideally from a Big 4 or chartered accounting background, have experience as a Project Accountant within a large infrastructure organisation and have excellent stakeholder engagement skills.

Applications are open for a short time only, so please do not hesitate applying, alternatively, contact Gary Seeley on 02 8226 9701 for further information or email your resume to

AUD55.00 - AUD65.00 per hour

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:56AM from LinkedIn


Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Service Desk Officer

Perth, Australia, AU - Information Technology and Services

  • Excellent Team Environment

  • International Organisation

  • Permanent Opportunity

Our client is a Global Engineering and Design consultancy with 10 offices across the Australasian region. Due to a continued period of growth they are looking for a technical Service Desk Officer to join their team on a permanent basis.

Working as part of the regional IT support team you will be responsible for providing Level 1 and 2 support to end users across the region. You will take ownership of customer's queries and resolve them in a timely and professional manner.

You will have experience in supporting technologies including but not limited to Windows 7, MS Office, Active Directory and Exchange. Individuals with experience providing support to AutoCAD and other engineering applications will be highly regarded.

The company offers a fantastic working environment and a competitive salary. For more

information please contact Killian O'Callaghan on 08 9226 0899.

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:46AM from LinkedIn


Dell posted a job you might be interested in


Business Analyst - Government Travel Systems

Washington D.C. Metro Area, US - Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Information Technology and Services

Job Description

Dell Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary Dell Services Federal Government seeks a qualified Project Manager with expertise in vendor management and a background in business / data analysis. This position is for a Travel Services position in the GSA Office of Travel and Transportation Services located in Washington, DC assisting the E-Gov Travel Service (ETS) Program Management Office (PMO) with oversight on the ETS2 program. The ETS2 program is a $1.4B program that automates and consolidates Federal travel.

The person in this position will have technical expertise in Agile SDLC and can understand the vendor's process and methodologies such as a scrum master with vendor management and program analysis experience. This person will help monitor Master Contract compliance by the awarded Prime Contractor responsible for delivering end-to-end; ETS2 automated official travel services to their task ordered customer agencies and other Federal civilian customers, and for serving as the PMO's primary interface to that vendor's ETS customers. The individual will advise on Federal agency TMC transitions and migrations.


* Work closely with multiple Government agencies and 3rd party Federal Vendor to facilitate implementation schedules for the SaaS travel application.

* Quickly build trusted advisor relationships with customer agencies to resolve issues and mitigate risks to support go-live dates and maintain forward momentum for the ETS2 program.

* Lead working group to discuss customer integration topics, issues, and concerns. Activities include planning working with the vendor to plan quality meetings. Also, distribute meeting materials and facilitate meetings.

* Communicate with the PMO executive team to advise overall program status, including critical path and critical success factors.

* Within the PMO, work to identify and streamline business processes to improve team performance and establish best practices.

* Expand to new Government markets by advocating the value of the ETS2 program to save Federal Taxpayer dollars to influence laggard agencies to join the program

* Collaborate with cross-functional ETS teams (e.g. City Pair Program, Contracts) to support continued program success.

Required Skills

* Project Management experience with PMP certification

- SCRUM Master, experience with Agile

* Organization Change Management experience, especially related to stakeholder management. Prosci certification is a plus.

* Excellent writing and communication skills with the ability to effectively present recommendations with confidence and conviction.

* Experience with using SharePoint for content management.

* Experience with MS Office to include Project, Word, Visio, Excel and PowerPoint.

* ERP/Financial System background is a plus.

* Relevant experience travel agency experience to include experience using GDS's, working with PNRs, booking / ticketing reservations, preferably in the Government space Knowledge of online travel applications

Desired Skills

* Responsibilities include issue identification, research, analysis and resolution in compliance with ETS2 Master Contract provisions, official government travel policy and established government travel programs (e.g., FedRooms and City Pairs) and business rules.

* Familiarity with one or more of the following Federal government business travel services/systems: Defense Travel System (DTS), E2 Solutions,, Concur travel and expense management products (CGE, Concur Government Edition) and/or GovTrip.

* Knowledge of Federal government travel policy (e.g., FTR, JTR and/or JFTR).

* Knowledge of Federal government, strategically sourced, official travel programs (e.g., City Pairs Program and FedRooms).

* Lead large complex projects from initial task order through the implementation life cycle to deployment and operational maintenance.

- Aquisition management experience


Bachelors Degree or a combination of education and experience


Typically requires at least 10 years relevant experience without a Degree; 4+ years relevant experience with Undergraduate Degree; 3+ years relevant experience with Graduate Degree; MBA preferred



No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:42AM from LinkedIn


ZS Associates posted a job you might be interested in

ZS Associates

Business Process Manager

London, United Kingdom, GB - Management Consulting

ZS Associates ( is a global leader in sales and marketing consulting, outsourcing, technology and software. Our singular focus for more than 30 years has been to help global companies maximize their sales and marketing organizations’ performance and results. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and better utilization of today’s latest technologies. From 21 offices around the world, ZS experts use analytics and deep expertise to help companies make smarter decisions quickly and cost effectively. We are particularly known for our strong presence in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS Associates' Business Technology group focuses on strategizing, designing and building marketing and sales technology solutions to improve commercial effectiveness. The types of solutions include enterprise information management, reporting, analytics, CRM/SFA and business process automation enablement. We provide a complete spectrum of business technology solutions, from strategy and roadmap definition to full implementation and on-going operations. Our team possesses deep expertise in leading analytic, business intelligence, CRM and system integration technologies, which we apply in a pragmatic fashion to create and deliver optimal architecture and implementation solutions.

Business Technologists serve on project teams that deliver high-quality business intelligence projects to clients. Business Technologists may work on multiple projects simultaneously. As Business Technologists advance in their career, they may choose to specialize in a particular industry, practice area and/or client relationship.


  • Bridge business and technical teams by being fluent in the language of consulting (business drivers, process), design (user-centric experience design), and technology (data warehousing, report creation);

  • Write/develop/present creative, compelling (and winning) responses to client requests and solicitations;

  • Lead Program Management work stream and ensure adherence to best practices and lessons learned;

  • Develop the cross-functional plan and drive execution of the solution as per the plan;

  • Manage client expectations and executive communications when project risks and issues arise;

  • Provide direction and best practices for creating project materials including requirements, change management, business process design, and other deliverables; guide client thinking in this area;

  • Provide senior level management and oversight for the program as a whole, as well as all activities / deliverables in scope of the contract;

  • Coach the cross-functional project team on the business perspective and strategic imperatives to inform key project decisions;

  • Coach and mentor teams, and conduct & develop training programs to contribute to capability building and knowledge sharing (project management, requirements gathering, business process modeling etc.

  • Play an active role in innovation of services and growing the practice through business development.


  • Bachelor's/master's degree in Business Administration, Management, CS, MIS or related disciplines;

  • 7-10 years of relevant consulting industry experience working on technology delivery engagements and/or MBA Degree from top tier school;

  • 7+ years of experience in deployment (with business focus), implementation or program management;

  • 5+ years of leading teams using standard software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodology;

  • Proven ability to lead and influence clients and project teams throughout SLDC lifecycle phases.

  • Thorough understanding of the design process, project management principles, client relationship management, and pre-sales activities;

  • Thorough understanding of client business concerns to oversee translation into technical inputs;

  • Proven relationship-building and maintaining skills with clients and across functional areas;

  • Superb verbal and written communication, organization, analytic, planning and leadership skills;

  • Ability to manage large, cross-functional teams of 10+ people.

    ZS is a global consulting firm; English fluency is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is highly desired.

    Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a covering letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.

    ZS Associates offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, and an attractive benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • No salary provided

    Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:40AM from LinkedIn

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EY posted a job you might be interested in


Advisory Services Senior Manager - Performance Improvement - Power & Utilities

United States, US - Accounting, Financial Services

We currently are seeking a highly motivated Senior Manager to lead client engagement teams and lead business development activities with a focus on the utilities sector.

Ernst & Young Advisory Services is a fast-moving, high-growth area with huge potential. It offers variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential. Being a member of our Advisory team means you will specialize in a particular competency - Risk, Performance Improvement, or IT Risk & Assurance. Our Performance Improvement team is focused on helping clients improve business performance and operational efficiency while managing risk. We help clients by delivering assessment, transformation and process efficiency solutions in specialty areas like finance, supply chain, IT Advisory, customer, people and organization change, strategic direction, and program management.

The opportunity is now! If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential, Ernst & Young Advisory Services is for you!


Lead large scale client engagements. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and confirm key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.

Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization.

Generate new business opportunities. Understand Ernst & Young and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all Ernst & Young practices to serve client needs.

Demonstrate deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge. Possess in depth business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.

We have a career opportunity for a Senior Manager, working with clients in the utilities sector.


To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience

  • approximately 5-7+ years of experience working in a professional consulting firm, providing advisory services to clients in the utilities sector, ideally in one or more of the following areas: asset management, capital allocation, transmission and distribution and/or regulatory accounting

  • a degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics; MIS preferred

  • an MBA (project management, finance, operations); or a master's in Computer Science, Engineering or Applied Science a plus

  • analytical and conceptual thinker with innovative capacity

  • ability to handle complexity and ambiguity, and provide structure to complex problems

  • collaboration, teaming, and excellent presentation and skills

  • excellent oral and written communication skills

  • a high level of motivation and a self-starting attitude

  • an ability to think outside of the box, and thrive on new challenges

  • a strong work ethic

  • a willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated to be 80-90%

  • a valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness and ability to travel internationally

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:39AM from LinkedIn


OpenText posted a job you might be interested in


Project Manager

Greater New York City Area, US - Computer Software, Information Technology and Services

Job Description:

OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) has completed its previously announced acquisition of GXS Group, Inc., expanding OpenText's leadership in EIM by combining OpenText's Information Exchange portfolio with GXS's cloud-based business-to-business integration services and managed services.

GXS is the world’s largest integration services provider, connecting more than 550,000 companies, including 22 of the top 25 supply chains, exchange electronic transactions with their partners. Each year, we manage more than 12 billion transactions for retailers, manufacturers and banks..

What is the role?

Project Manager for OpenText Professional Services is an instrumental role leading to the successful delivery of large-scale, mission critical enterprise-level systems implementation and solutions. Responsible for the coordination of efforts required to manage, deliver and secure acceptance of client projects. Provide project management support related to requirement capture, design, implementation, custom solution development, consultation, deployment, support services and administrative activities. Responsible for management of resources and tasks from scoping, planning, and execution, to deployment, acceptance and transition. Ensure all client requirements are met and projects will be delivered successfully on time and on budget.

What you will be doing:

  • Four to six years of experience in managing IT or enterprise system (cloud and on-premise) implementation projects, or IT/Professional Service technical account management.

  • Accreditation in PRINCE2 /APM/PMI or other Project management certification strongly desired.

  • Understanding of current cloud and software technology (e.g. Web Services, SaaS/PaaS, Windows, cloud networking, hosting, .Net/J2EE, web services, SQL, systems integration, web security, compliance) desired.

  • Experience in document management, enterprise faxing, telephony (FoIP), network engineering, BPM, or working within financial, governmental and healthcare verticals desired.

  • Expert knowledge with Microsoft Projects, Visio, Office tools or other project management tools.

  • Experience in performing WBS tasks, writing accurate technical scope/requirements documents, creating complex project plans for enterprise-level projects, and acceptance documents.

  • Familiarity with IT or software development methodology and best practices (SDLC, ITIL, etc.) desired.

  • Proven success managing client escalations and issue resolution with technical support organizations.

  • Four-year college degree in Information Technology, MIS or Business desired.

  • Experience providing business analytics and requirement/technical analysis activities.

Position Requirements:

  • Experience working within software Professional Services, IT project/program management, or enterprise-level/cloud consultancy organizations strongly desired.

  • Experience working with sales, customers and partners within software services or information technology disciplines. Delivering presentations to customers, partners and internal stakeholders.

  • Strong people skills and must have excellent customer services orientation. Ability to build and manage strong customer relationships, both internal and external, including third parties.

  • Proven success in managing cross-functional teams and delivery of complex engagements.

  • Excellent formal written communication skills both on a technical and business level. Ability to communicate at both the technical and managerial level.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities at any given time. Outstanding organizational and time management skills required.

  • Self starter with entrepreneurial spirit, strong business acumen, detailed oriented, and requires minimal supervision.

  • Travel: Up to twenty percent (20%) travel may be required for this position.

OpenText is an equal opportunity employer that hires and attracts talent regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation. At OpenText we acknowledge, value and respect diversity. We draw on diversity of thought and experience to reflect the rich array of cultures representing our broad global customer base.As a technology company, we can only be as good as the people who are part of our team. To that end, we seek talent with diversity of life experiences and perspectives from around the world!If you may require accommodation in completing the application process please email or call our toll free number 866-385-6847.If you are contacted regarding this position, please advise the interview

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:36AM from LinkedIn


Adafruit Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 3D Printed Projects

This year, you can make a batch of fresh DIY projects just in time for the holiday season. Here’s 5 projects you can make with the help of a 3D printer and some electronics from Adafruit. TARDIS Dr Who fans can illuminate their fandom and Christmas tree with a tiny 3D printed TARDIS. This simple […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder Plans “Institute of Justice” to Address Protest Concerns

He says Ferguson could be a seminal moment for the national conversation around race.

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Brian Petre has a bushy, auburn beard, and he’s somewhat overweight. In other words, he’s funny. “Everything I do makes people laugh,” he says. “I used to shave every day so I wouldn’t have to deal with it, but then finally I gave in.” In the middle of 2012, Petre quit his job as a carpenter and welder for Cirque du Soleil, and set out for the Vegas Strip in a pair of aviator shades and a T-shirt. He spent the next 18 months working full-time as a Zach Galifianakis impersonator, earning as much as $150 per hour and getting flown around the country for weddings and conventions. “I’m not a hustler,” he says. “I didn’t really have to try. People wanted to laugh because of the beard, and all I had to do was finish the punch line.”

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At 82, Valentino Is Still the Ultimate Party ‘Get’ in New York

The retired fashion designer is among the most ubiquitous figures on the New York social scene.

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“His” and “hers” towels have been replaced by smartphones that tether couples, but an unequal use can have unintended (and unhappy) consequences.

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Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Pricing Supervisor

Singapore, SG - Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

You main responsibility will be to ensure that the requested price is correct compared to market before approval as well as monitoring price erosion alerting all relevant departments should expectations deviate from budget.

You will need to forecast and manage FX related price erosion as well as analysing customer contribution and investment for program P&L. Working closely with the sales team to implement an action regarding low margin products, you will need to analyse from country to customer to product.

A strong head for numbers will be crucial to your success with a degree level qualification the minimum requirement. Proven experience within a manufacturing MNC is essential as is SAP knowledge.

To discuss this in more details, please send your CV in word format to:

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Registration No: R1330594

EA Licence No: 07C3924

EA Registration No: 200609504D

SGD6000.00 - SGD7000.00 per month + AWS + VB

Posted December 04, 2014 at 06:00AM from LinkedIn


AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd in court again over alleged fracas with bodyguard

Drummer seen fighting in the street with unidentified man, and when bodyguard tried to intervene, Rudd turned on him too, witness says

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has appeared in court again, this time after a fracas in which he allegedly turned on his own bodyguard.

Leo Rojas, the owner of Columbus Coffee in Tauranga, New Zealand, said he witnessed the street altercation between Rudd and another unidentified man at about 10.20am on Thursday.

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Why music purists love to hate Steve Aoki and EDM

Few DJs wave the flag for the blockbuster sounds that finally brought rave culture to the US mainstream. But as the racket-making Steve Aoki tells it: ‘If people want to put me on the main stage, I’m going to do my thing on the main stage’

• How rave music conquered America

• Why there’s more to modern dance culture than technical skill

• Steve Aoki: Neon Future vol 1 review

• Calvin Harris tops Forbes’ richest DJ list with $66m earnings last year

Steve Aoki used to be underground. No, really.

Before he was a DJ taking to festival main stages, sending out shockwaves of high-energy, crunchy electro with a frothy head of trance through DayGlo-decorated, munted punters. Before he was doing 300 shows a year, from Los Angeles to São Paulo. And long before he was making $23m a year (according to Forbes). Steve Aoki was in a band.

We created this really cool, small, unique hipster scene where it wasn't about the DJing because these DJs couldn't DJ

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Al-Qaida hostage Luke Somers shown in video

British-born photographer who holds American citizenship was kidnapped a year ago in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen

Al-Qaida has threatened to murder a British-born American photographer it kidnapped in Yemen, according to a terrorist monitoring group.

Luke Somers was abducted in the Yemeni capital Sana’a more than a year ago and now al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (Aqap) has issued a video with a message aimed at the US government.

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Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Talented EHS Lead

Singapore, SG - Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a global pharmaceutical conglomerate that has the mission to make an impact towards the quality of people's lives. With an operational expansion at their manufacturing site in Singapore, they are seeking an Talented EHS Lead to strategically oversee all process safety and environmental health-related activities.

Being an expert in Process Safety Management (PSM), you will lead a team of EHS professionals to conduct overall site's process hazard identification analysis and risk assessments. You will promote a responsible culture towards EHS within the organization by implementing compliance activities related to occupational hygiene and loss prevention.

As an influencer in the field of EHS, you will establish strong partnership with EHS regulatory bodies and involve in regular internal and external audit planning. You will also engage employees to participate in continuous improvement projects to improve existing manufacturing controls.

To succeed in this challenging role, you should have a Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent, with at least 10 years of strong track record in leading EHS Compliance and Process Safety Management. Advanced working knowledge in PHA, HAZOP, HAZIP, EHS regulatory standards and industrial hygiene are essential. You should possess clear and influential communication abilities with all levels and functions. You are also adept in grooming future leaders to be an EHS subject matter expert.

If you are keen to play a significant role in driving PSM and EHS compliance within a global pharmaceutical conglomerate, please apply now.

A Recruitment Project by Sharon Sim (Reg ID No. R1439960)

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 05:57AM from LinkedIn


Sophos posted a job you might be interested in


Customer Experience Director

San Francisco Bay Area, US - Computer Networking, Computer Software, Information Technology and Services

At Sophos, we operate at the cutting edge of technology, protecting businesses worldwide against complex threats, viruses and spam. We build high quality software security products in a fast-paced, nimble environment and we've been doing it for over 20 years.

Join us to help our customers protect their business and meet compliance needs.


The leader for the Net Promoter and VOC programs will own the system of understanding our customer VOC across all channels (in product, web, social, phone, etc) ensuring the larger Sophos organization understands where customers are having issues and then partnering with cross functional teams to identify and remove the root cause. This leader will partner with key members of the engineering, product management, customer support and marketing teams. They will develop and implement operating mechanisms and processes across the ecosystem for how VOC, including Net Promoter is identified, understood and acted on.

  • Location: Santa Clara, CA

Main Duties

  • Define and drive a program to measure and act on Net Promoter

  • Define and drive a VOC system across the end-to-end customer experience. Managing across all channels; including social, phone, email, self help, etc

  • Improve customers’ experiences by focusing on ease of use and delight, measuring how we’re doing, and driving priorities to improve.

  • Establish a vision, strategy and one year objectives.

  • Envisions the future and generates strategies to “change the game”.

  • Define processes for root cause analysis and identification. Work across teams to ensure root cause is fixed.

  • Identify all inputs for VOC and define process to manage all inputs

  • Ensure delivery of improved product and process experiences based on root cause analysis of VOC

  • Lead, evangelize and influence through a position with significant scope and duties. Be a key influencer, driving needed change by collaborating across organizational boundaries, at all levels of the organization.

Experience And Skills

  • Undergraduate degree and related business experience

  • Participates in the design of their organizations systems to create sustainable, competitive success

  • 5+ years experience managing teams

  • Demonstrated ability in using customer data to make decisions

  • Demonstrated ability to use testing and analytics to improve customer experiences

  • Demonstrated proficiency in process development, implementation and improvement across multiple functions/teams

  • Proven ability in developing and driving strategies across multiple functions/teams

  • Excellent decision-making, planning, and customer-interaction skills

  • Energy and commitment to drive and produce results, quickly

  • Strong partner management skills, with good interpersonal effectiveness, influence, and ability to get things done through both formal and informal means with both internal and external audiences

  • Comfortable with change, uncertainty and charting new territory


In most cases, the compensation package includes:

  • Medical insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Long-term disability insurance

  • 401k plan

  • Vacation time

  • Gym membership compensation

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 05:54AM from LinkedIn


NetApp posted a job you might be interested in


Systems Architect-University Grad

Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area, US - Information Technology and Services

Job Summary:

As a Systems Architect you will work as part of a highly technical team of professionals who are responsible for all architectural design, development and deployment of cost effective and sustainable technical and application solutions to meet business requirements. To be successful you will need a strong technical orientation; be a creative problem solver; be motivated to advance in the field; and work well in a team-oriented environment.

Essential Functions:

- The Systems Architect 2 works as part of a technical team on projects that support the overall goals of the department and the IT function. The team's responsibility is to:

- Translate business requirements using complex methods/models to determine appropriate system solutions.

- Work within a cross-functional team to provide technical expertise in the design and planning of system solutions.

- Research, identify, test, certify, and select technology products required for solution delivery.

- Maximize the performance, uptime, and supportability, of NetApp's technology platforms.

- Establish and implement technology migration strategies for applications or architectures.

- May focus on WAN, LAN or server technology.

- Ensure connectivity is in place between the internet and the organization and monitor the protection and efficiency of the company firewall.

- Conduct systems programming and systems support activities, such as new or revised program language codes, processing routines and report generators.

- Monitor effective language codes, processing routines, hardware use and use of database management techniques.

- Modify, maintain and update software, such as compilers, link editors, assemblers, OEM utilities, JCL, macros and subroutines.

Job Requirements

Required: Proficiency with one or more of the following languages:

• Oracle Java

• Microsoft .NET

• Microsoft PowerShell

Useful: Proficiency with one or more of the following languages:



Required: Understanding of the following concepts:

• Application Programming Interfaces (API)

• Object Oriented Programming

• Compiled vs. Interrupted Languages

• Web Base Applications vs. Static Websites

• Multi-threaded applications and processes

• Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

• Creating custom classes

Useful: Understanding of the following concepts:

• SOAP and REST based interactions

• XSD and XML

• Database Schema – Normalizing data

Basic knowledge and experience with the following technologies and services:

• Connecting to databases and performing tasks

• Managing Windows Servers

• Microsoft Exchange

• Microsoft SQL Server

• Microsoft SharePoint

Education and Experience

Education & Experience:

•Must be pursuing or possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent degree with a tentative start date of January/February 2015

Most new employees in this position have a 0-3 years of experience.

•Demonstrated ability to have successfully completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks

No salary provided

Posted December 04, 2014 at 05:43AM from LinkedIn


Hays posted a job you might be interested in


ICT Helpdesk & POS Analyst

Sydney, Australia, AU - Information Technology and Services

  • North Sydney Location

  • Excellent training & development opportunity

  • High responsibility

This leading food retailer has a prominent global presence and is considered to be a leading international player. The business maintains a vibrant and unique culture and is excited to announce an aggressive growth strategy going into the new year. In order to realise these ambitions they're going through a period of restructure and will soon be well placed to take their market share to the next level.

Our client realises that the key to this success lies in their IT. They're looking for a capable and forward thinking ICT Help desk & POS Analyst to assist senior management with the set up and roll-out of their new Australasia Point Of Sale system. Your primary responsibilities will cover the prompt and professional 1st Level Help desk support to the franchisee network with relation to all POS Hardware/Software issues. You will also configure and support the new POS system working as the first point of contact for all issues raised by the franchisee. You will have the capability to provide remote support to onsite engineers in a calm informative manner whilst communicating regular updates to the franchisee. The role will also require the ability to write and maintain training manuals and knowledge based documents to assist the wider support team.

Ideally you will have 3+ years experience working in a busy Help desk environment whilst supporting POS Hardware/Software in the retail sector. You will also be able to provide evidence of your ability to train and guide non technical users around how to use POS systems.

In this role you will have the potential to play an integral part in an ongoing roll-out project with a major focus on customer service with plenty of scope for personal growth and increased responsibility during the first 6 months. If you're a confident character and enjoy a bubbly and upbeat culture this is just the business for you. On offer for the right candidate is a permanent role based in North Sydney close to rail links. An attractive salary and genuine opportunity to grow within this role. Email any enquiries to or call 0292492258 for a confidential chat.


Posted December 04, 2014 at 05:41AM from LinkedIn