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Job Notice – Senior Web Developer

Job Summary

This new position will involve both development and overall strategy in building a new SAAS platform in the workplace learning field. Using lean-startup practices, and working with a learning expert, the position will work with one other developer in building a working prototype, testing successive improvements, and maintaining and innovating the product over time.

Ideal Candidate

This position is ideal for someone who:

  • Wants to build something from scratch in a start-up environment.
  • Has both frontend and backend skills (particularly data architecture skills).
  • Wants to learn the business side of starting a tech business by experiencing it.
  • Wants to be on the ground floor in building a great, diverse, innovative, and work-life-balanced workplace.
  • Wants to build a tool that will help learning professionals build more effective learning interventions.
  • Who excels in working, communicating, and engaging with others.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Selecting tools, languages, frameworks, databases
  • Building a minimally-viable product
  • Using split-half and cohort testing to improve product
  • Working with learning expert and his wireframed use cases
  • Working with customers
  • Recommending resources (for example, graphic design, UX design help, development tools, etc.)
  • Working with ownership to inform business strategy on this product

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with a wide variety of frontend and backend web-development tools.
  • Experience building web-based SAAS platforms (extremely helpful, but not necessary).
  • Experience working strategically, approaching the work from a business perspective.
  • Experience working with customers or demonstrated ability to do so.
  • Ability to develop in a small team of two people (at least at first), with outside expertise utilized at critical points.
  • Ability to work virtually (at least at first). We’ll get office once product has market success.
  • Looking for a job that means more than just having a job.

Benefits and Salary

  • Benefits and salary to be negotiated.
  • You will be our second hire, so we don’t yet have plans in place, but we will get you what you need.

 

Learn More about Work-Learning Research, Inc., and Will Thalheimer, President.

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