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Software Engineer

at AHAlife in New York, NY   —   Jul 14, 2014   |  
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AHAlife's mission is to reinvent discovery and shopping by letting consumers find, share and buy unique products from around the world. Our products span design, technology, fashion, food, beauty and travel. Our platform sits at the intersection of content, commerce and curation. AHAlife was founded by MIT graduates and launched in September 2010. We are backed by 2 venture-capital firms: First Mark Capital and DCM, along with investors from technology, fashion, media, and finance. We have been featured in TechCrunch, The New York Times, Fast Company, The Next Web, Departures and were named a Top 5 Online Luxury Merchandiser.

We are looking for a full-time Software Engineer with significant web development experience. We are executing an ambitious roadmap of exciting product developments, and are seeking someone with entrepreneurial enthusiasm, a creative mind, and a desire to build something innovative. You will use technology to bring discovery to the shopping experience online using collaborative filtering and semantic and recommendation algorithms. You will be responsible for design, development and testing in Python.
Our technology stack is comprised of MySQL, Python, Django, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3, AWS, Solr, Git, Pivotal Tracker, etc. We are a small startup team and we work very collaboratively. We follow agile development practices and believe in frequent releases and iterations. Our technology team consists of people from Google and Microsoft. Our office space is a beautiful loft on Bond St in Noho.
Minimum 3 years of agile web development experience
Significant experience in Django, Python, PHP, JSP or RoR
Extensive object-oriented experience
Django and/ or Python experience
Database design and optimization with MySQL
CSS, Javascript, HTML
Unit testing
Good communication skills
Track record of delivering high quality software on time
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering
Competitive Salary and Full Benefits Package
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