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Position:  Software Engineer
Company: Startup Weekend
Location: Seattle, WA – 411 Fairview Avenue North (near Amazon and Techstars)
Job Type: Full time salary plus benefits

The Team: 

The Startup Weekend core team is a rapidly growing team of 10+ motivated and passionate people. We operate as a “start-up” in that everybody counts, and your contribution has the potential to make a big impact on Startup Weekend and on the world at large. You’ll be in charge of the development and test of our “backend”. Working with the CTO and the COO you’ll  help us build an amazing engine that will help to scale from 300 events a year to thousands of Startup Weekend! You’ll help us to track and help our alumni building some intelligence based on Data Analysis.

The Job:
Build the backend of Startup Weekend
Use the entire RAILS stack, from the front-end to the database.
Participate in the design & prototyping of new features
Helping to build an advanced Startup Data Analysis

You:
Love building applications for the web (with clean code)
Embrace test driven development (TDD)
Passionate about Entrepreneurship and Startup Weekend’s mission
Value collaboration with your teammates; you share what you know with them, and appreciate that their feedback makes your code better too
Must be able to commute to work daily

Experience:
3+ years of experience developing consumer-facing web apps
Expertise in both front-end (e.g., CSS, HTML, Javascript, Ajax) and backend (e.g., Rails, databases, Scripting)
Education – BSCS/BSEE preferred
Experience with an Agile software development process

Compensation:
Base salary with bonus potential
Generous & comprehensive benefits package
Flexible work environment

Local Seattle candidates are invited to submit resumes and github links to jobs@startupweekend.org by October 31, 2011.

 

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