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This Week in Jobs Pittsburgh: The need for wheels

Everybody wants to go fast.

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Hi! You’re reading the Pittsburgh edition of This Week in Jobs (TWIJ), a weekly newsletter written by our team at in partnership with InnovatePGH and the Pittsburgh Innovation District. Each week we put together for you a slate of news and fresh job opportunities in the ‘burgh. If you’re not already subscribed, you can do so here.

If you’ve tried to get your hands on a brand-new pair of roller skates or a bicycle recently, you know the pain of coming up short. There’s a long wait for a new bike, and thanks to TikTok, good luck trying to get your hands on some sweet boardwalk-cruising skates.

It goes to show the high demand for fun just won’t abate. People won’t give up, no matter what it takes to find a little joy in life. As a TWIJ reader, we know you don’t give up, and neither do the dozens of companies hiring today. So get out there, feel the wind in your hair, and see what big new opportunity awaits!

The News

Pittsburgh-based startup Aspinity has secured $5.3 million in Series A funding for its reconfigurable analog modular processor (RAMP) used with raw analog sensor data. And wouldn’t you know, the firm is now hiring.’s Developers Conference is going virtual this year. So if you’re looking to get a look at the newest skills and check out an impressive line of speakers, learn more and register here. Also, these 12 companies eager to hire talent will be on hand to connect with you.


Take a look at the coronavirus-killing robots that Pittsburgh-based Safe Space Technologies has developed with the help of ultraviolet light.

The Local Jobs

The Remote Jobs

The End

Good ride. Time to take off those compression shorts. Stay tuned for next week’s TWIJ, which will have a whole new set of jobs, as always.

If you want to check on new jobs in the mid-Atlantic region, go ahead and sift through’s jobs board any time. See you next week.

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