CrowdFlower: Solid Fullstack Engineer

Posted by | October 10, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://crowdflower.com

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About Us:
CrowdFlower is changing the way work gets done. We build a quality control system that distributes work to millions of people around the world, and analyzes the results to guarantee the highest possible accuracy. Were 45 people based in the Mission District of San Francisco, have a ton of plants in the office, and a real business model.

The Job:
Were looking for someone whos equally comfortable relentlessly pursuing a task independently or pairing up to get a job done. You should be able to design and implement the best solution to a given problem from start to finish (it doesnt need to look pretty, but thats a huge plus). Youll be working on the core CrowdFlower platform as well vertical applications of our technology, for example see RTFM:Â http://rtfm.crowdflower.com

Our applications are used by thousands of people every hour around the world. Everything our engineers do has real and tangible impacts. You wont be just another cog in the machine.

A few things youll focus on as a Solid Fullstack Engineer:
* Distilling complex requirements into simple interfaces
* Defining the future of CrowdFlowers platform
* Building new products that use the core CrowdFlower platform
* Create interactive charts and diagrams:Â https://senti.crowdflower.com/datasets/110/t/ca46e7ae11ac49f0
* Improve the interface that tens of thousands of CrowdFlower contributors use everyday

Must-have:
* Prior experience hacking on at least one significant production-level Web app
* Experience in multiple programming languages (we primarily use Ruby, Clojure, and JavaScript)
* A solid command of JavaScript. When something breaks, you either know exactly why it broke, or can find out easily.
* Designed new interfaces – thinking up a creative solution and being able to implement it effectively
* The ability to manage your time and projects yourself. We dont micromanage
* A bachelors degree or higher in computer science

FTW:
* Experience with D3
* Mobile web development
* Crowdsourcing â the name of our game â big ups if youre familiar
* Git skills and GitHub repos full of cool stuff youve hacked on.

We use the best tools, so lets talk keywords. Show us your experience in:

* Git
* jQuery
* MooTools
* ember.js
* D3
* Ruby
* Redis
* PostgreSQL
* Kafka
* Hadoop
* Zookeeper
* Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2, Mechanical Turk, DynamoDB â the whole #!)

To apply: Apply Here: http://www.applytracking.com/track.aspx/33Qvf

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