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Junior Javascript Full Stack Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA | Engineering

Job Description

Switch Communications, parent company of UberConference, is smart and we’re looking for engineers to make it smarter.  Funded with $18 million from Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures, our core product is disrupting the telecommunication industry.  The engineers we are looking for have these traits in common: you’re intelligent, you’re innovative, you like working with a smart, talented, generally awesome team of engineers.  You also have to like autonomy and want ownership in what you’re doing. Our services leverages elegant UI on web and mobile clients to transform an industry that hasn't seen real innovation in decades. Since winning first prize at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC in May 2012, we've grown dramatically. And beyond our initial product smash hit UberConference, we've got an amazing pipeline of new services planned.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write client side as well as server-side code for web-based applications, create robust applications and develop prototypes quickly.

  • Assist in scaling out our architecture and improve performance to handle roughly 1M new users each month.

  • Help design and implement scalable and reliable technologies across our platform.

  • Make changes across databases, optimize server and client code on web platforms.

 

Requirements:

The particulars of someone’s experience are not as important to us as generally being a great engineer. Great engineers learn quickly so please use the bullet points below as a guideline.

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent).

  • Experience building product either during personal time, while at school or during an internship. 

  • Understanding of web technologies (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, REST, JSON, etc.)

  • Some experience with Javascript architecture framework (backbone js, angular js, ember js and such) 

  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design.

  • Comfortable in a small, intense and high-growth start-up environment.

 

About Us:

Switch.co is working on the future of communications and we're looking for great people to join us. We're a small team, obsessed with elegant design and efficient solutions to big problems. Our office is fast-paced, loud and crazy. We like making things.

Perks:

  • 100% paid Medical, Dental and Vision Plan for you and your dependents

  • Weekly Socials and a Game Room complete with game consoles, ping pong and beer pong tables

  • Cell Phone, Home Internet and Gym reimbursement

  • Free healthy, and unhealthy, snacks and drinks

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