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Blockgeeks is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn Blockchain

Ambitious Full Stack Developer Team Lead who is inspired by the game-changing future of blockchain technology.

$80k – $100k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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Blockgeeks is seeking a hands-on technical Team Lead to join our Agile team tasked with designing, implementing and supporting products on our Edu-tech platform.

From our launch in Sep 2016, we have already scaled to over a million monthly visitors and have over 100,000 members daily. We are located in the heart of Toronto in a beautiful 6 thousand SQ foot headquarter and have one the best teams in the industry.

Blockgeeks brings affordable technology education to people everywhere in order to help them achieve their dreams and change the world.

Blockgeeks is more than just an edu-tech startup, we are a family a family that believes in a brighter future. A future where Blockchain technology helps the world.

We’re changing the way the world learns, and we want you to be a part of it.

Our mission at Blockgeeks is to teach over 10,000 developers a year in blockchain to accelerate the ecosystem.

Do you have what it takes to execute a variety of technology projects in a collaborative, ultra fast-paced, egoless environment? Are you able to learn quickly and absorb new information? Are you able to act without being told what to do and bring new ideas to the team?


What you'll bring to the team

An attitude where no technical challenge is too great
Ability to provide direction and mentoring to an experienced software development team utilizing Agile/SCRUM techniques
Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally, and work well with a team-oriented environment
2-5+ years of demonstrated success delivering products
Demonstrated experience building responsive web applications utilizing Angular
Demonstrated knowledge of testable application design principles utilizing a unit test framework
Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL databases
Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a platform and CI tooling, desired



The job’s mission is based on 2 pillars:

Lead the development team (currently 3 engineers and 1 UX designer, and growing)
Maintain and constantly improve reliable and healthy SDLC processes to efficiently fulfill our organization’s purpose


Key outcomes (6 months time-frame)

Thoroughly understand Blockgeeks business, it’s key drivers and supporting metrics

Take over the development of the Blockgeeks WordPress-based community website

Review and refine existing functionality and implement changes and enhancements as required.

Document, implement and maintain an efficient, growth-oriented development process (product roadmap, collaborating on business requirements and UI/UX, actual development, QA, deployment)

Drive and project-manage ongoing improvements in the frontend and backend of our marketing site, educational platform and other projects

Manage relationships with other parties for our current development needs and planned scaling of the development work (designers, QA, copywriters, offshore developers)

Improve our marketing automation and support our marketing experiments (A/B testing)

Required:

At least 3 years of full stack web development experience (HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Ruby, etc)
React, Node, Express, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and AWS/Heroku
Hands-on experience with building cloud deployment environment (Rackspace, AWS), version control (Git) and QA processes (automation, regression, UAT)
Experience with web design for cross-browser and mobile platforms
Experience integrating external systems via APIs
Knowledge and experience with efficient software development processes (e.g. Scrum), from design to going live
Experience working with distributed cross-functional teams
Good personal productivity system for dealing with many frequently changing tasks to prioritize and execute

Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.

Desired

Basic knowledge (and desire to learn more) about blockchain technology
Understanding of basic UX principles and Photoshop


What’s in it for you?


Be at the forefront of an exciting, fast-paced, and hyper-growth industry

Open PTO: Work-life balance is important. We believe in giving our employees time to truly relax and recharge.

Minimal Bureaucracy: An entrepreneurial environment of ownership and accountability allows you to get work done.

Forge new relationships and connections with global leaders in the blockchain industry

You’ll learn more than you thought was possible; our team is obsessed with personal and professional growth.

Opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs who started multiple seven figure businesses.

Freedom to plan, implement and lead the development of the technology platform

Competitive salary and potential for scaling your earnings.

Does this sound like a role you can excel in?

Please send your resume to hire@blockgeeks.com AND tell us how this role aligns with your experience and personal purpose in this world.

Location: In-house: Toronto, Canada

Full-Time: $80K – $100K
Location
Toronto
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Experience
2+ years
Hiring contact

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
My primary interest is in the blockchan space. (My son Vitalik has founded the second biggest cryptoplatform Ethereum)

Blockgeeks at a glance

Blockgeeks is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn Blockchain

Blockgeeks focuses on Communities, Bitcoin, and Blockchains. Their company has offices in Toronto. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://blockgeeks.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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