Frontend Engineer

Austin , TX

Posted: 03/30/2021 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 23874

Job Description

Category : Engineering
Location/City : TX - Austin
Area Code : 512
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 23874

#23874 Frontend Engineer EdtechLocation: Remote


Our client's mission is to reinvent the way kids learn to read. AI is changing everything. You will used the power of machine learning to help every child become a masterful and motivated reader.Our client's product was created at Carnegie Mellon University. The first AI-powered tutor, their product is able to listen to young children read aloud, assess their mastery and deliver 1:1 personalized tutoring. Google and Amazon are investors and partners. Already at work in more than 250 school districts across the country, they are accelerating reading mastery for struggling readers.Role:We're looking for a Frontend Engineer with strong coding skills for an entry level position. You will need strong programming skills, a commitment to hard work and lots of energy to succeed in this position. You will help create an AI-powered Edtech application relying on React and Javascript to deliver a fantastic experience for young children. This is a great opportunity to begin your career at a premier Silicon Valley startup and build game-like UX. You will joing an expert team that has built some of the most successful and widely used applications in American schools. You will create the next generation of AI-powered software for the classroom and home. You will be focused on using your front-end skills and eye for good user experience to identify ways to make their product an even better tutor.
Flexibility - They encourage people to live and work where you desire. They work as a truly distributed team. They worked remotely before COVID and will be working remotely after the pandemic is long gone.

Collaboration - They work together closely, using collaborative tools and periodic f2f get togethers.

Lean & Agile - They believe in ownership and continuous feedback.

Mission-Driven - What's important to them is helping kids. They care about tangible, measurable impact.Responsibilities:
- Create front end code using React
- Work with designers to build great UX for kids. They are close to a game with rich, interactive, responsive UI.
- Act as an architect for the front end code - Coordinate with Backend Engineers to build high performing and scalable AI applications- Build edtech functionality that reflects best practices in neuroscience and reading science
- Work in an environment that supports your individual growth

- Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or related field
- 2+ years of experience working on a commercial software team.
- Proficient coder
- Ideally, but not necessarily, you have working experience with React and/or Javascript- Ideally, but not necessarily, you have done internships or worked on commercial software - Strong grounding in computer science - Reasonable experience with Javascript and a bit of experience with Node.
- Extra points if you have worked on software for children
- Startup mentality
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