Thursday, November 29, 2007

Work at Home Jobs 11/29/07

Researcher/Interviewer (Bar Membership Not Required)

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Date: 2007-11-17, 6:39PM PST

A research project at UCLA School of Law is seeking a full-time research associate to conduct interviews with law school graduates who have failed the bar exam. Applicants must possess excellent organization and communication skills, and must be willing to travel extensively. Prior experience conducting field research is a big plus. If you are interested, please send a CV and cover letter via e-mail to The pay is generous and commensurate with experience. Location: telecommute Telecommuting is ok.


Sr. Java Lead Engineer- Java/J2ME, Wireless, poss. telecommute (san jose north)
Reply to: job-481322928@craigslist.orgDate: 2007-11-16, 8:20PM PST

Senior Java Engineering Lead
Rising Solutions is an emerging leader in the rapidly growing global web platform applications and mobile Smart Phone solutions development & outsourcing market. We offer an exciting entrepreneurial startup environment and a unique opportunity to be part of a strong expansion of our business world-wide. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company has offices in the US, India, China and Japan.

POTENTIAL FOR TELECOMMUTINGThis position, which will lead our Java based technology design projects, is based in our San Jose, California headquarters. However, telecommuting may be considered as an option for the right (senior) candidate, who is located in the Western U.S., and is available to travel to the California office, when needed.
Project lead for Java based technology projects. Specify, design and implement Java applications for J2ME and Java-based handsets. Work on creating the framework, methodologies, and implementation guidelines for the team. Participate in strategic discussions involving engineering architecture, expertise training and management. Design and develop the application development environment, key processes and milestones for our Smart phone application teams. May involve some travel (10-20%) at times, to customer sites or our offshore offices, when needed.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 2-3 years Project Lead experience 8+ years overall software development experience 3+ years (in industry) development experience in wireless applications using Java/J2ME Systems architecture and design experience is mandatory. Proven ability to turn ideas and concepts into carefully designed and well-authored code. Extensive and solid knowledge of J2ME, development environments, SDKs, etc. required. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Good working knowledge of wireless networks and protocols, GPRS, WiFi, GSM, SMS, MMS. Good working knowledge of internet protocols TCP/IP, HTTP and HTTPS. Experience in working with geographically distributed teams is a strong plus. Available for some US and international travel (not expected to be frequent). BSCS / MSCS, or equivalent. ESSENTIAL PERSONAL AND OPERATING VALUES
Honesty and integrity are a must; passion, energy and commitment demonstrated in all aspects of performance; perfection held as a goal, but not translated as a roadblock to intelligent/logic based risk taking. A true professional who understands how to create and manage in a hard working, but fun work environment.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITSRising Solutions offers a competitive benefit package that currently includes company-paid Medical, Vision, Dental, Prescription, Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance; a 401(k) plan; Section 125 Flexible Spending Account; and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave plans.

Contact Us: Please send your resume, including salary expectations and your contact information via email.
Candidates now residing in and currently authorized to work in the U.S. only. No relocation assistance is available for this position. Local Silicon Valley, California candidates preferred.
Please, no phone calls or agency referrals. There is no agency fee budget available for this position.
To learn more about our dynamic organization, visit


Editor for Science Website (part-time)

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Date: 2007-11-16, 5:09PM PST

**Applicants must live near the San Francisco Bay Area. Although this is a telecommute job, the employee will be expected to attend a meeting in person about once every 6 weeks.**
Science Buddies is a Bay Area-based non-profit organization that provides Web-based tools and mentoring for K-12 students who are doing science fair projects. In 2007, five million students and teachers will visit our website for help. One of our most popular resources is our online library of “Project Ideas” that offer unique and challenging topics for science experiments. These Project Ideas are intended to present information in such a way as to captivate the interest of middle and high school students and/or teachers in search of science experiments.

Each Project Idea is designed to:
• Attract the student and capture his or her imagination

• Provide enough background information and guidance to get the student off to a great start

• Suggest variations on the primary idea, so that the student has plenty of room for creativity

We are seeking an editor to work with the authors of our online materials.


• Refine, maintain, and enforce the usage of our Style Guide

• Work with our authors to simplify sometimes intimidating topics to make them accessible to students and teachers without losing sight of key science terms and concepts

• Copyedit and proofread all material before it is posted to our website

• Write news items and other general information for our website

• Coordinate the movement of materials through the website production process

Minimum Qualifications:

• BA or BS

• Minimum 2-3 years experience writing/editing scientific or technical material

• A passion for science and developing content that will engage students of all ages

• Must have excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills

• Must be detail oriented

• Must be self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently with minimal supervision

• Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Basic HTML skills a plus

• Well-equipped home office with high-speed Internet connection

Hours and Schedule: - Flexible schedule (but minimum of 20 hours per week)

To Apply: --VERY IMPORTANT! Please e-mail a **COVER LETTER** and resume to --Please acknowledge that you understand this position is part-time in your cover letter and let us how / why a part-time position fits with your current career objectives. Thank you! --Resumes sent without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed.

Location: Bay Area - Telecommute Compensation: $17 to $25 (CWE) Telecommuting is ok.

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