Lead Software Engineer

New York, NY

Post Date: 11/09/2017 Job ID: 23021 Industry: Software Engineer
Category : Software Engineer
Location/City : NY - New York
Area Code : 888
Job Type : 1: Full Time
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Id : 23021

#23021: Lead Software Engineer EdTech SoftwareLocation: New York, NYCompany:Our client is a NYC-based company that is changing the way the world learns English. Our proprietary personalization technology and exclusive partnerships with leading content publishers enable us to deliver a one-of-a-kind solution to over 2.5 million English learners across the globe. Our mobile and web applications make it possible for individuals to learn from the world around them, turning everyday experiences and content into fun, game-like activities. Our custom-built, live one-on-one tutoring platform brings the necessary human element front and center, and is a core piece of our methodology. Our client ?'s disruption of the $80B market for English language education has been recognized by leading education investors and the company has been deemed a pioneer by The New York Times, CNN Money, Fast Company, Mashable, Univision, Venturebeat, and others.Opportunity:Our client software engineers are dramatically improving the way millions of people around the world learn English by using sound science combined with innovative technology. We are implementing rich front ends, research-driven games and activities, live streaming for topic-based live tutoring sessions as well as creating NLP/machine learning algorithms to build a customized learning experience using authentic content sources from names you know (Bloomberg, AP, Financial Times and more.)Responsibilities:-- Create a great user experience for students who speak different languages and live all over the planet-- Optimize the core application performance for our partners, learners, and fellow developers-- Accelerate Our client ?'s ability to import authentic content sources and transform them into lessons for our learners-- Evolve our big data pipeline to allow for real time feedback across the application-- Learning ? about machine learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP)-- Build nicely-instrumented code that is testable and deployable without downtime-- Lead core roadmap projects in cooperation with product management while mentoring junior engineersQualifications:-- 5+ years of experience working as a commercial software developer-- Curiosity and knowledge about technologies and architectural patterns of software engineering across the entire stack-- Pragmatism in navigating the business requirement Vs. application performance Vs. delivery timeline trade-offs-- Understand and build new data models that reflect the Our client business using advanced SQL/NoSQL/ORM ?'sContact:Walker CrossExecutive RecruiterRedfish TechnologyO: (208)788-8260E: Walker@redfishtech.com


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