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Techworking: NeuStar Inc.

Monday, February 14, 2005; Page E05

NeuStar Inc. plans to hire about 25 people as soon as possible. George Rau, vice president of human resources, talked with The Post's Andrea Caumont.

What does

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your company do?

We are the neutral third-party provider of mission critical services to the telecommunications industry and Internet service providers worldwide. We operate the ".biz" and ".us" registries as well as the international gateway for Taiwan's ".tw" registry and China's ".cn" registry. Our joint venture, Sentan, also recently submitted a proposal to operate the ".net" registry. As the North American numbering plan administrator, we maintain the database which is relied on by all North American carriers to route billions of telephone calls daily.

What do you think your employees would say are the best reasons for working at your company?

Benefits consistently rank outstanding in our employee surveys in terms of employee satisfaction. We have a very diverse organization, and we leverage that diversity and it manifests itself in the types of decisions and the productivity that our workforce generates. We're a very solution-oriented organization.

Who owns your company?

We're privately held. The private equity investment firm Warburg Pincus is the majority investor.

What sense of stability can your company offer job candidates?

Because we're mission critical to telecommunication companies and Internet service providers around the world, we are a necessary and valuable value-add.

What are the demographics of your company?

Company-wide, we are 33 percent female and 39 percent minority. Within the senior management team, we are 31 percent female and 32 percent minority.

What positions do you have available, and what level of expertise do you want?

We're looking for individuals with a minimum of three years of experience for a variety of positions in software engineering, information technology, finance, sales and marketing, product management and customer-service support. No security clearances are required. We perform routine background checks as part of our pre-employment process.

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