Full Stack Developer 

Engineering | New York, NY

 About EdSights

We bring together the power of AI and texting to solve Higher Education’s most challenging problems. Our chatbot (named after colleges' mascots) helps universities engage, support and retain their students. As we engage with tens of thousands of students, we collect meaningful data about their college experience that helps universities listen to the voices of students at scale.

 

At EdSights, you will be working on new technologies that drive large scale social impact. You will be joining a small, but growing team and be part of an exciting stage of a technology startup. EdSights is backed by Techstars, and our investors include Lakehouse VC, Kairos VC, Andy Dunn (Founder of Bonobos), Dave Gilboa (Founder of Warby Parker) and Jenny Fleiss (Founder of Rent the Runway.) 

Job Description

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer to produce scalable software solutions. We want someone passionate and hard-working to join our team and grow with us. In this role, you will take ownership of the EdSights product and be responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment. 

 

You should be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of our product, from our chatbot and predictive algorithm to our administrator dashboard. You will be constantly thinking about how we can make things better and turn your ideas into tangible improvements.

Responsibilities

  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions

  • Effectively communicate with remote teams

  • Design client-side and server-side architecture

  • Build the front-end of applications through visual design

  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications

  • Write effective APIs

  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency

  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software

What we’re looking for from you

  • 2+ years of proven success in a Full Stack Developer or similar role

  • Experience developing desktop applications

  • Experience in back-end development using Python (knowledge of Django preferred).

  • Experience in front-end development using JavaScript (knowledge of Vue preferred)

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • Good time management skills

  • Extremely hard working and result-driven

 

Please email hello@edsights.io (attach resume) if interested in this position 

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