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User Interface Engineer

Rolling Deadline  |  Contract  |  Redwood City, CA US

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You’ll work closely with our Web Product Team to build a seamless and productive learning experience. You will be responsible for building front end for web and/or mobile applications and conducting research on emerging technologies. You will be an active contributor at all levels of software development process. This is a contract to hire position.

Responsibilities
You’ll work closely with our Web Product Team to build a seamless and productive learning experience. You will be responsible for building front end for web and/or mobile applications and conducting research on emerging technologies. You will be required to be an active contributor at all levels of software development process.

Essentials
BS in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent with a strong academic record
5+ years of relevant work experience in building UI for web applications
Expert in HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular JS or similar frameworks
Experience building fluid and responsive UI
Deep understanding of DOM, XML and JSON
Fluency in RESTful architecture
Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to collaborate in a team environment
Ability to self-motivate, multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Bonus Points
Experience in (HCI) Human Computer Interaction design
High proficiency in Design Patterns and knowledge of Java
Proficiency in a Linux environment
Experience building large-scale high-performance systems
Real-world knowledge of other software development disciplines
Perks
You will rub shoulders with key players in the education and technology spaces-everyone from Bill and Melinda Gates, California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson, The Hewlett Foundation, and Susan Crown.
You will have the opportunity to quickly “own a space” at a startup in Silicon Valley, and have your work reach hundreds of thousands of students.
You will join a movement of like-minded entrepreneurs hoping to radically improve education.

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