Cappex.com – Jace Mouse: Software Architect / Development Lead
Location: Chicago, IL
Cappex, we help students find the right college – much simpler and easier than
anywhere else. Our revolutionary approach allows students to be sought by
colleges across the country, and our comprehensive college profile data, unique
admission chances tool and student reviews help students find their perfect
college fit. More than three million students are connecting with 1,600+
colleges every day on Cappex, with thousands more signing up every day.
to join the CTO and tech team in building-out the world-class site. We are primarily an agile Linux/Apache/MySQL/Java
shop, and we’re always looking to meet-up with people in the Chicago area who
are passionate about technology and startups.
quantity of features you release. You’re smart but not arrogant. You’re cool but kind of geeky. You love a challenging problem, but you don’t
mind getting your hands dirty on the more mundane things it takes to ship a
feature. You probably tinker with technology in your spare time. You have a
head for user experience and feel comfortable turning high-level business
objectives into features that real people can actually use and enjoy. You’re
not afraid to dig into technologies you’ve not used before.
- Good grasp of core Java language, preferably
with some JSP as well.
- Working knowledge of HTML and CSS.
- Experience working in a team-based
- College-level education in software
development – algorithms, data structures, etc.
hands-on expert and mentor to others. Take the lead on code reviews and the
more-complex projects. Dig into challenging issues, applying a methodical
approach to drive them to completion. Bring innovation by researching new
technologies and techniques. Partner with our DBA and our SysAdmin
to deliver well-rounded solutions.
- Extensive CSS, including cross-browser
- JSP, PHP or similar scriptlet-based
- SQL and Database Design
- Linux and MySQL experience
- Structured programming experience in Java,
C, C++, or Ruby
- Mobile device development
- A/B or multivariate testing experience
raging success. We’ve just opened a great new office location in downtown
Highland Park, just a few blocks from the Metra stop
(Union Pacific North Line). The team here is first-rate — full of bright, talented,
fun and friendly people who have passion for helping students. We offer the
excitement of a start-up with the stability of a company that already has
several years under its belt.
has a fantastic benefits program, including: medical, dental, vision, paid time
off, 401K, and commuter (Metra or parking)
area. Most of us commute from downtown – Lincoln Park, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Logan Square, Lakeview, Roger’s Park, Evanston,
Ravenswood, and Lincoln Square (insert your neighborhood here). We cannot offer sponsorship for this
To apply: Apply via http://jobsco.re/gV8D1j
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