This Week in Jobs: Careers as hot as the midsummer sun - Philly

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Jul. 16, 2019 7:24 am

This Week in Jobs: Careers as hot as the midsummer sun

Don’t forget the sunscreen.

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Editor’s note: Every week we ship an email newsletter featuring the region’s most exciting career opportunities. We’ve lovingly called it This Week in Jobs (aka TWIJ — “twidge.”). Below is this week’s edition. Here’s the last one we published; it’s meant to live in your inbox. Sign up for the newsletter here.

“It’s so hot. Milk was a bad choice.”
— “Anchorman

Got my flippie-floppies

It’s getting a wee bit toasty in the ol’ Delaware Valley, so if you haven’t already, now’s the time we all need to start kissing up to people who have pools.


Obviously becoming friends with a boat owner is the most ideal situation, but at this time of summer beggars can’t be choosers. Just do the best you can.

Once you’ve settled on a sunny seat in which to fry, take a look at this week’s lineup of the best jobs around Philly and Delaware.

The News

Finally, a way to keep track of your bees! Geospatial technology company Azavea paired up with Penn State to create Beescape — a bee colony data entry platform used to produce actionable conservation science to benefit bees. Get the skinny on what else Azavea has whipped up in the name of civic and social impact by visiting its company page. Or, if you think the article above was the bees’ knees, go ahead and apply for this open DevOps Engineer position.

Looking to upgrade your coding skills or develop them from scratch? Delaware is bursting with resources for professionals in code-mode. Check out this list of classes, clubs and bootcamps ranging in price and intensity to find what works for you.

Global opportunity calls at financial services firm Macquarie. The Australian-based company has locations all over the world, including one at 2005 Market St. in Philly. The firm is a great place for technologists like Shaw Levin, who appreciate mobility and the opportunity to explore new cultures through the work they do. With that, we’ll just leave this Data Integration Engineer opening right here for ya.

The Jobs

Helpful tip: During these summer months, do not place a hot laptop directly on your lap while reading this list, the way a certain writer did while writing it. Sweat city.

Developers are in high demand …

… even to work remotely:

Business peeps, check these babies out:

Marketing masters, pour vous:

And for those professional bug-finders:

Hot Tip!

Meetups are a great way to grow your network and learn new skills. Be sure to regularly check to see what new groups and events are around. Sign up for ones that will help you grow your knowledge in areas that will help you become a better candidate, like learning Angular or React. There are lots of these groups out there, and many will also be at Super Meetup, happening Aug. 1 in Wilmington and Aug. 22 in Philly. Come out and connect with them IRL!

The End

Thanks for joining us, friends. May your week be productive, your job hunt fruitful and your sweat glands dry(ish).

See you next week. Happy job hunting!

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