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Funding500K-1M USD
IndustrySaaS, Travel, Consumer, E-commerce, Enterprise
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Full-Stack Software Engineer

at Rocketrip in 175 Varick Street New York   —   Jul 04, 2014   |  
Are you passionate about building a product that people LOVE using?
Are you a software engineer who’s entrepreneurial at heart and loves working in fast paced environments?
Do you want to be Employee #3 or Employee #4 at a well-funded startup where you can make a huge difference?

About Rocketrip:
Rocketrip makes professional travel expenses personal, providing an incentive-based platform leveraging game mechanics to align employee interests with company policy, allowing organizations to significantly reduce their travel and entertainment costs and rewarding employees with real value for helping the cause.
Rocketrip software engineers have a penchant for solving unique problems; if you love and thrive on keeping up to date with and gaining a deep understanding of the latest web technologies, you will love working with us. Rocketrip is as much about web design as it is about employing diverse areas of Computer Science, including machine learning, information retrieval, distributed computing and natural language processing to transform the professional travel industry.
Write server-side code for web-based applications, create robust high-volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly. You should also have a strong understanding of, and practical experience with front-end and API application development.
Build our platforms, systems and networking infrastructure using your strong background in both database and web development.
BS degree in Computer Science or related field (In lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant work experience).
2 years of relevant work experience, including large systems software design and development experience, with knowledge of UNIX/Linux.
A Polyglot with experience applying multiple web development languages to live applications.
Bonus points
You have coding skills in Python, database design and SQL, and/or knowledge of web deployment, TCP/IP and network programming.
You’re well-versed in a Python web stack (extra points for Django)
You’re an entrepreneur at heart – you can be resourceful and creative to find the best solution that gets the job done.
You have a good design eye, strong UI development experience using HTML, CSS and JavaScript/AJAX.
You solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
What We Care About
• Passion and interest in web technology and pushing to change the status quo.
• Comfort with a startup's lack of structure and quick pace
• Getting shit done
• Communication skills
• Initiative and creativity
• Desire to learn

What we don't care about
• Fancy credentials
• "Rock-Stars", "All-Stars", or "Ninjas"
• Specific schools
• Technology fads like Node.js or NoSQL
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