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Software Engineer

at 680 Partners, LLC in New York, NY   —   Jul 12, 2014   |  
Company is a venture-backed startup headquartered in the Flatiron district of New York
City, is looking for Web Software Engineering candidates with strong experience working with
large relational databases with complex data models. This is an engineering role with a Data
Science component. The applicant would report to the VP Engineering who has a long standing
commitment to open standards, common-sense best practices, quality, usability and mentoring.
Applicants will work on projects directly related to the production of the company’s Web
applications and back end systems, including creating/extending APIs, building entirely
new applications and constructing new feature sets. Applicants will work alongside a small,
dedicated team including the Co-Founders who pulled it all together. Ideal candidates will have
a passion for building cool products as well as an interest in what it takes to build and run an
NYC startup.
Key responsibilities
● End-to-end, data intensive, Web software development (front-end, server-side and
database integration)
● Database design, architecture and change management
● Maintenance and support of applications and database schema
● Translate concepts and designs into functioning application features
● Play a key role in the development and enhancement of our company’s web presence
● Solve complex business problems by writing simple, effective code
● Languages: Python, SQL (PostgreSQL), JavaScript, HTML, CSS
● Frameworks: Django, JQuery, RESTful Web Services
● Solid understanding of HTTP based applications and limitations, OOP, familiarity with
flowcharts and basic UML for describing software interactions
● Strong UI sense – not a designer but strong opinions based on previous UI experience
● Open mind, desire to learn and a love of challenges are much more important than
any one of the laundry list of languages and frameworks listed above. Unix/Linux and
Windows comfort is important as well.
● Entrepreneurial, passionate, easy to work with, comfortable in a small, fast-paced, agile
start-up environment
● Super productive (Gets Things Done)
● Comfortable working independently AND in a team
● Ability to handle multiple concurrent activities
● Excellent verbal, written and communication skills is a MUST
College would be nice
90-115K plus bonus and equity
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