Our weekly snapshot of who’s hiring and who’s firing across the IT landscape.


American Eagle is hiring 100 engineering and Dev Ops people for its new San Francisco office. The clothing retailer is particularly interested in platform Java engineers with AGT experience. It’s also looking for UI engineers skilled in HTML, CSS, custom Javascript and Ruby. [Dice News] Tech Jobs Roundup IconYahoo Labs will hire 20 researchers by the end of December, building on the 30 Ph.D.s it’s already added this year. CEO Marissa Mayer wants to revitalize the company’s research operations with specialists in mobile, personalization, pricing and marketplaces. [Dice News] Ancestry.com has hired 50 IT professionals this year and will add at least 50 more. [Dice News] Startup Zadara Storage is hiring software developers, support and IT sales people to join its staff in Irvine, Calif., Israel and other locations around the world. The expansion follows a $3 million strategic investment from Toshiba America Electronic Components. [Dice News] Managed services provider Logicalis is hiring 20 people for information, communications and technology (ICT) jobs in Wales. The company, which is expanding its UK operations, also plans to create an apprentice program to provide technical services to UK companies. [Dice News]


Alcatel-Lucent eliminated 7,500 jobs during the first half of the year, and more cuts are on the way. A number of positions tied to the telecom equipment maker's managed services contracts are among those on the chopping block. [Dice News] IBM will lay off 203 workers form its San Jose facilities on Aug. 12, according to a state filing. IBM has issued pink slips to over 3,300 workers as part of the $1 billion cost-cutting campaign it announced earlier this year. [Dice News] Security software giant Symantec will eliminate 180 positions between Aug. 16 and Sept. 4 at its Mountain View and Culver City, Calif., locations. Earlier reports noted the layoffs, in total, could impact 8 percent of its workforce. [Dice News] Is there hiring or firing going on at your company?  Email what you know — in confidence, of course — to tips @ dice.com(And remember, you probably don’t want to send  from your company email address.) tips@dice.com