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Production Engineer (OAK)

Us At Ask.com, we are a team of technology professionals responsible for the challenging rollout and site-up support of all Ask.com’s web products and services worldwide, including the biggest Q&A databases on the web that millions of people use every day. The Role We are looking for a qualified Operations Engineer to join our team, [...]

Senior Software Engineer – Search Intelligence (OAK)

Us Ask.com is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Software Engineer to work with the Search Intelligence team at our Oakland, CA location. The Search Intelligence team has developed core technologies such as Related Search, Search Suggestions, Query Classification, Question Generation etc. The Senior Software Engineer will lead the development team to develop [...]

QA Engineer (OAK)

Us Join the #1 brand and top Web property focused on answering people’s questions. At Ask.com, we’re building a next-generation Q&A service – spanning both the Web and mobile devices — that combines the power of search with insight from real users. Our proprietary algorithms crawl the web for question and answer pairs (400 million [...]

Release Engineer Contractor (OAK)

• Ensure compilation, assembly and delivery of source code is executed with precision.
• Focus on designing systems to build, package and deploy software that impacts millions of users.
• Use knowledge of Linux and Web Technologies to tweak configuration for optimal performance.
• Use knowledge of source code repository administration (Git/SVN) along with build tools to deploy applications on different technology stacks using Chef.

Software Engineer, Java Developer (OAK)

Join a software engineering team that develops robust data platforms to manage and process our vast collection of crawled, partner, and editorial content. Our technology classifies and analyzes this content to help our users find the best answer to their question. We are solving for challenges that involve automated understanding of content in massive data sets while providing real-time access to content and meta data. When you work here you know your contributions will have a direct and immediate impact on the company. We are serious about creating and maintaining a company culture that is both innovative and fun, and we’re looking for great people to come join our team.

Network Engineer (OAK)

As a member of the Network Engineering team you are responsible for the engineering, deployment and support of all aspects of our office and data center networks. Network Engineering ensures efficient, reliable network operations and high availability for production and corporate network resources. You will join a team of engineers based in Oakland, CA that manages networks on three continents. The Network Engineering team members play a critical role in the planning, designing, implementing and administering of many products across multiple companies.

Senior Software Engineer – Web Applications (OAK)

Ask.com is looking for a self-motivated, experienced software engineer who has a passion for both client and server-side development. The position requires interaction with the business to analyze and provide robust technical solutions to business problems. We are looking for someone who can work in a creative dynamic environment while prototyping and building new solutions.

Software Engineer, Web Applications (OAK)

Ask.com is looking for a self-motivated, software engineer who has a passion for both client and server-side development. The engineer will be supporting the international business of Ask.com, where you’ll be able to create value and make a real impact to the people using our sites worldwide (29 + countries and growing). You’re a thought leader, and you demonstrate this by building efficient solutions, and support rapid prototyping. You develop strong working relationships with others and want to work in a collaborative distributed team environment.

Web Developer Engineer (OAK)

Ask.com is looking for a self-motivated, software engineer who has a passion for both client and server-side development. The engineer will be supporting the international business of Ask.com, where you’ll be able to create value and make a real impact to the people using our sites worldwide (29 + countries and growing). You’re a thought leader, and you demonstrate this by building efficient solutions, and support rapid prototyping. You develop strong working relationships with others and want to work in a collaborative distributed team environment.

Sr. QA Engineer (OAK)

Ideal candidate will have a passion for quality products and for developing various tools, implementing processes and methods to achieve high quality, an understanding of current technologies, and has structure approach for developing test plans. We value innovation, ownership, smart risk taking while learning to improve ourselves every day.

Full Stack Front End Engineer, US Search (OAK)

Ask.com is looking for a self-motivated, experienced software engineer who has a passion for both client and server-side development. The position requires interaction with the business to analyze and provide robust technical solutions to business problems. We are looking for someone who can work in a creative dynamic environment while prototyping and building new solutions.

Software Engineer – Search Intelligence (OAK)

• Improve existing Answer and Search Technologies for better relevance and coverage as well as better user experience.
• Actively participate in exploring key opportunities for next generation answer and search technologies, develop quick prototypes to demonstrate the product and develop scalable, reliable production systems.
• System evaluation and tuning: Actively participate in testing during the development cycle as well as testing the results data production, output evaluation and tuning for the best results.

Software Engineer – Java & Hadoop (OAK)

You will build cutting edge intelligence services in the search platform and improve existing Answer and Search Technologies for quality user experience.

Node.js Platform Engineer (OAK)

Join a software engineering team that is responsible for developing a new application platform to support the Ask.com family of websites. Our focus is building great experiences for our users. The successful candidate is familiar with client side technologies and techniques, and has a stronger emphasis on HTTP, algorithms, network and service architecture. Some understanding of various data stores and distributed computing architecture is also beneficial.

Software Engineer, Smart Answers (OAK)

Become part of a software engineering team that builds technology that directly answers our users questions. Ask.com was the first search engine to develop and deploy this technology which uses a combination of linguistic analysis, API usage, editorial content, and structured data processing. A wide array of tools and support applications create these Smart Answers and we are continually improving these tools while also creating new technologies to help our hundreds of millions of users around the world get to their answer as quickly as possible.

Whitebox QA Engineer (OAK)

Do you yearn to test beyond the UI? Are you eager to dive deep into the code to understand how it works? We are looking for a White Box Test Engineer who is passionate about using testing backend services and technologies. This is NOT the typical black box testing position. You will code side-by-side with developers on a variety of projects to build the necessary quality infrastructure and frameworks.

MySQL Database Administrator (OAK)

Ask.com is looking for experienced MySQL database administrators interested in supporting the next generation answers platform. Be a part of a team taking search to the next level by harnessing the powers of structured data, web extraction technologies and community-driven content. The ideal candidate will have specialized knowledge in database management and tuning for high-performance web applications; expertise in MySQL administration; real-world experience maintaining systems requiring high availability, fault tolerance, and secured data.

Hadoop Solutions Engineer (OAK)

As a member of the Big data development team, you are responsible for the engineering, deployment and support of all aspects of Hadoop clusters. This is a hands on position and requires in-depth knowledge of running several jobs and optimizing daily tasks. You will join a team of engineers based in Oakland CA, who manages several Hadoop clusters hosted in company data centers.

Node.js Developer, ConsumerSearch (OAK)

Become an engineering member of our newly formed shopping team, focused on creating innovative and feature-rich shopping products that will delight users. Build out the new portfolio of shopping products on a modern stack to support Ask.com’s growth and expansion in the shopping space and beyond. This is a fantastic opportunity to get in early, collaborate and contribute to our evolving Node.js front end platform. The successful candidate will be a talented developer that values great design (both in the UX and engineering sense), an agile work environment that encourages shared responsibility, and delivering top quality, cutting-edge products.

Engineering Manager of SEM (OAK)

The Ask Marketing Technology SEM (search engine marketing) team is looking for a smart, talented manager. SEM operates at very large scale and on mission-critical workloads, so a passion and discipline around operational excellence is vital. This position reports to the Marketing Technology Department’s Director.

Full Stack Front End Engineer, AIQ (OAK)

Ask.com is looking for a self-motivated, experienced software engineer who has a passion for both client and server-side development. The position requires interaction with the business to analyze and provide robust technical solutions to business problems. We are looking for someone who can work in a creative dynamic environment while prototyping and building new solutions.