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Full Stack Engineer


Summary
Want to work on transformative technology with application to education, media, dating, philanthropy, political organizing, ecommerce, finance, gaming and more? If you are passionate about being part of a team dedicated to disrupting the landscape of communication, collaboration and socializing online, then we want to meet you. The PositionWe're looking for a strong full stack engineer that is passionate about solving real technical issues, can work with the latest coding technologies, and be able to multitask working between all of our user facing and internal applications. We want someone that can straddle the line of being a strong full-stack engineer while being able to add to the technology discussion of our implementations. To apply, send a cover letter and your resume to Info@ShindigEvents.com. Please include the job title in your email's subject line. Responsibilities: -Write maintainable code at lightning speed -Ensure our users receive the best web experience possible -Work on our high traffic products and infrastructure -Participate in code reviews, create and practice coding and design standards  


Desired Skills and Experience
-3+ years of experience with backend development: PHP, Node, Java, etc. -Proficiency in HTML, CSS and Javascript, including modern frameworks -Experience in Javascript Frameworks (Angular, React, etc.) -Experience with Github or any other versioning platforms -Experience with MySQL and proper database architecture and techniques -A few years of experience working at a growth-stage startup -Flexibility to work within a rapidly evolving environment -Willingness to learn and apply new technologies and skills Bonus Points -Experience with real time, peer to peer technologies (PubNub, socket.io) -Experience working with the AWS family of products -Familiar with agile methodologies and its software (JIRA) -API integration with 3rd party products and internal applications -Experience with Flash (Flex, AS3)  


About
Shindig is a NYC based startup whose proprietary technology enables large scale video chat events. On Shindig a speaker can address an audience of 1000's. They can share the stage with select audience members so to take their questions face to face in front of the entire gathering. All the while audience members are also free to discuss, engage and otherwise share in their own private video chats. It’s the dynamics of physical events at internet scale. Ideal for media events, online teaching, community building and all manner of large scale online collaboration and engagement.

Early adopters who have already utilized Shindig for their own online events include The Economist, TED, Bill Gates, Forbes, The Atlantic, The Street.com,LeanIn.org, Random House, Simon & Schuster and a host of other prominent individuals and institutions.

Company founder and CEO Steve Gottlieb is a serial entrepreneur and longtime angel tech investor. His past career highlights include founding and running one of the largest independent music companies in the US with 30 Gold, Platinum, and Multi-platinum releases to its credit.

The company has already closed $12 million in financing.