Salary range: $45 000 – $75 000
We are a small team working to improve the quality and efficiency of scientific research. We are a well funded Y Combinator startup backed by amazing investors such as USV, Anderseen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Juri Milner, Sam Altman, OAV, Maverick Capital and Northwest Venture Partners among others…)
As part of our team you’ll have a big impact on our mission from the moment you start. You will be joining passionate and talented folks who have great fun working together.
Our Engineering Team
We are a group of builders from diverse backgrounds, having book authors, conference speakers and ex-Googlers in our team. Our work style is supportive and collaborative, we are a remote first team.
On the technology side we are are a Ruby on Rails house priding ourselves on caring deeply about the quality of the product we build. We use React on front end when its use results in a better solution. If you enjoy writing good quality code to solve business problems, believe having continuous integration is imperative, love one click deployments and good test coverage you will enjoy working here.
Read more about our company values in our employee handbook.
As a software engineer at Science Exchange, you will:
Develop new features for our main application, the Science Exchange marketplace (a Ruby on Rails app).
Contribute to internal tools that help us scale our processes as we grow.
Share the responsibility for keeping our codebase robust and pleasant to work with.
Build sites and tools to support our validation-related projects, such as the Reproducibility Initiative.
Collaborate to plan work, do code reviews, and improve our practices and processes.
Participate in recruiting and interviewing.
Have fun learning with us as we grow and change the scientific collaboration landscape.
This position has a backend or full-stack orientation. If you are interested in a frontend or UI-focused role, check out our UI Engineer opening.
To be a good fit for our team, you must be:
Proficient with the fundamentals of programming, especially as they apply to web development.
Familiar with modern web development technologies and paradigms.
A strong learner, with the capacity to grow and adapt.
A good communicator and collaborator.
Passionate about building useful things.
A bonus (but not a requirement) is familiarity with some or all of the following topics:
Web development frameworks, like Django or Ruby on Rails.
Front-end frameworks, such as Ember.js, Angular.js or Node.js.
The Ruby programming language (our current language of choice).
Databases, especially SQL and its feeding and care.
Interest or experience with scientific research.
We offer a competitive salary in the $40k – $60k range (depending on candidate’s experience). We offer full benefits and other perks, which you can read about on our main jobs page.
We are a fast-growing company on a mission to enable breakthrough scientific research. We connect researchers and service providers through our online marketplace and hands-on concierge service, and promote scientific collaboration that will help improve the quality and efficiency of research. Our headquarters are in Palo Alto, California, but we are a truly global company with employees all over the U.S., Europe and Asia/Pacific. Our talented and passionate team includes developers, designers, marketers, and scientists that are charged with bringing intellectual rigor and creativity to every decision we make. We have a radically candid culture in which we hold each other to high expectations. Ready to join us?
Science Exchange is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Prijavi se do 25/09/17
Lokacija — Remote