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Funding20M-50M USD
Employees50
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryWeb 2.0, Software, Consumer, Productivity, Identity Management
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Lead engineer and platform architect

at Yola Inc. in San Francisco, CA   —   Apr 05, 2014   |  
Overview
Does the idea of developing a white label version of the Facebook Platform attract you? Do you think you’re capable of developing a docking system that would easily give an embedded web application access to a host website’s resources?

We need someone to do architect and build a system to make it simple for applications to be easily hosted by other applications and your role will be to drive the project.

You will be the lead engineer for Clickpass - a company acquired by Yola and which is now building Yola’s platform strategy. You’ll get all of the all the equipment you need, great benefits and free lunches (delivered in). Most importantly you'll also get to work with great people including former Googlers, EBay-ers and dyed-in-the-wool startuppers.
Responsibilities
Your role will be to develop simple, lightweight ways in which one web application can dock with another application and interface with the host’s authentication, billing and messaging systems.
You will be initially be working in a two-person team and will be responsible for the engineering side of the project whilst your team member will be responsible for recruiting customers
Experience
You will be someone who loves working through the entire technology stack, database to browser.
You love great software and efficient software development and build applications for yourself and others just as an excuse to learn new languages and technologies.
You are comfortable with techniques such as XP that allow a software team to execute effectively but also want to exploit similar short feedback loops applied to the customer discovery side of the business. You are familiar with and interested in the Lean Startup methodology.
As much as you love the elegance and power of good architecture, your number one focus is delivering software to do the job and you pride yourself on doing that well.
When work is over you like to go away and live the rest of your life to the full and you have hobbies or sports you love to pursue.
Skills
Ruby on Rails
AJAX / Javascript
Enthusiasm for fast, iterative development (hypothesis and test)
Understanding of and experience with metrics-driven development
Education
Computer science degree strongly preferred.
Compensation
- Highly competitive salary
- Bonus
- Equity
- 401k contribution matching
- Benefits
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