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This Week in Jobs: Maybe one of these 21 open tech roles will pay you in Bitcoin

A decentralized currency could also be the perfect holiday gift.

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A recent Finder.com survey revealed that cryptocurrency ownership has surged by 61% in the past two years. Hard to believe that digital coins, once a niche payment tool, are about as common as a side of fries. In fact, Burger King’s recent promotion included a “side” of cryptocurrency with qualifying food orders.

But, in a season where shipping delays and out-of-stock items are the new normal, could cryptocurrency also be the perfect gift? Think about it — the form of payment is entirely digital, fairly plentiful, and can be spent on nearly anything.

So, with your holiday shopping list taken care of, let’s focus on your job search.

The News

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In its 25-year history, Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center has helped launch 50 Pittsburgh-area startups, including everything from autonomous vehicles to smart baby products.

The Jobs

Want to work with us? Technically Media has multiple openings currently, including a Winter/Spring Business Intern, an Editor and Editorial Director, and a Reporter (via Report for America) to cover the news in Philly’s rapidly changing tech economy.

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  • Phoenix founded digital services company Ad Hoc is helping the federal government better serve people and is seeking a Senior Software Engineer (DevOps) to help grow its mission.
  • Think Company in Philly designs elegant solutions to client digital product lines, and needs a Technical Lead to bridge the gap between coding and consulting.
  • Game on! Sony Interactive Entertainment, based in Aliso Viejo, CA, is searching for a Sr. QA Engineer (QA Lead) to lead a team of engineers to create compelling consumer-focused applications.
  • Baltimore-based custom software development consultancy SmartLogic is hiring a Vice President of Business Development to help secure new accounts for the growing company.

Philly/Delaware

  • Sink your teeth into a role at Kleer. The startup is aiming to make dental coverage easier and accessible for everyone and is looking for an Onboarding Specialist to help build out a sales pipeline.
  • Azavea uses mapping technology to create a positive civic, social, and environmental impact. The civic technology firm is searching for a Software Engineer to join the Geospatial Applications team.
  • Pinnacle 21 is providing a tool to create a more efficient review process for biopharmaceuticals and needs a Software Test Engineer.

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The End

Get that coin! We’ll check in with you next week.

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