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Full Stack Developer

at Courseload in Indianapolis, IN   —   Apr 17, 2014   |  
Overview
Passionate about building a great product and the purpose to which it is put? Want a "change the world" vibe that is within reach and gaining momentum? If you are a full stack developer with the right stuff, Courseload is the company for you.

We are rocking education with a platform for digital content that slashes the cost of textbooks, ensures universal access, and provides a common set of tools to students and faculty. Our mission is to be the leader in course-focused content delivery through our innovative business model, market leading collaborative reader technology, commitment to accessibility, predictive behavioral analytics, and campus systems integration strategy.

Own a piece of the inevitable change in education - come to Courseload and make a difference.

Who we are
We’re a team of full-stack developers looking for another jack/jill of all trades. We iterate quickly, release often, and have a strong devops mentality. Our core application codebase is ~80% front-end (Javascript), ~20% back-end (Python). We like using fun, powerful tools like MongoDB, and Solr.
Responsibilities
Work on a new product where you’ll contribute to architecture discussions, database design, and development
Be part of a collaborative, friendly, and open environment with a small team
Have a say in technology direction
Work full-time in downtown Indy (remote candidates will also be considered)
Represent the company at development, technology, and education events
Meet end users and understand their needs
Frequently interact with a cross-functional team including product management, user experience, infrastructure, sales, and services
Enrich the team with your knowledge and insight
Experience
You love development and learning new things
You’re motivated, talented, and spirited
You have a strong point of view, like a good argument, but listen well too
You’ve delivered awesome web apps using HTML/CSS/Javascript
You have experience developing and using web APIs
You have experience developing services
You have experience developing at the data tier
You care deeply about UX because you empathize with the people who use your software
You deliver quality – because you know it’s better to do it right the first time
You take performance seriously – because you know a faster web is a better web
You are active in the developer community and can be found participating in local user groups, hanging out on developer-oriented sites like Stack Overflow or Hacker News, or pushing code to GitHub repositories
Skills
Languages: HTML/CSS/Javascript, Python
Framework: Django
Databases: Postgresql, MongoDB, Solr
Other: JQuery, C#, NoSQL DBs
Education
•BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related technical discipline
Compensation
Willing to assist with relocation
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