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Javascript Software Engineer

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Who We Are (www.torsh.co)
We’re a New Orleans based Ed-Tech startup seeking talented software engineers to join our team and help scale development of our products in a dynamic and rapidly evolving space. We provide a video-based teacher observation and feedback platform that is focused on improving K-12 teacher quality via cost effective remote observation, feedback and content offerings.



About the Job
Your role is to help our Director of Engineering execute the company’s mission and business plan as an education technology company through the development, deployment and management of its technology infrastructure and software applications. This requires envisioning and understanding the Company’s product offerings, developing and maintaining its mobile and web applications, and planning for risk and growth.



Responsibilities
You are expected to aid in all aspects of developing a modern web application using the Meteor platform. This includes writing clean, well structured Javascript, HTML, and CSS. You need to be comfortable working on both front and back ends of a complex web app. Additionally you will work with the lead developer and product manager to define and develop cases (or user stories). Finally you will provide ongoing QA tests to ensure that code works well and serves its intended purpose.



Requirements

  • B.S. Comp Science or related field
  • At least 3 years experience building mobile or web applications
  • Hands-on development experience with more than one web application framework
  • Ability to discern user requirements and development specifications
  • Skill with Meteor, node.js, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, and other web technologies
  • Experience working with external API’s (REST, SOAP, etc.)
  • Experience working with databases, including MongoDB

Who You Are

  • You understand, believe in and are familiar with the life changing power of a good education
  • You are talented, entrepreneurial, and driven and want to get in on the ground floor of a great startup
  • You stand out among your peers for your communication skills
  • You are self-motivated and able to set your own schedule
  • You are willing to relocate to New Orleans LA

Why This Is A Great Gig

  • You will be working on cool products that will significantly impact the lives of millions of people
  • We are a ROWE environment, so there are no set work hours – the work just needs to get done
  • We are able to offer a competitive combination of salary, equity and benefits
  • You will participate in and speak at conferences / hackathons / user groups / you name it
  • You will be treated with the respect you deserve

How To Apply

  • Send your resume and details (recent projects, github, stackoverflow, etc.) to dev@torsh.co

Job Perks

Compensation package includes salary, equity and benefits (Unlimited vacation, medical, dental, vision, relocation )

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