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Software Engineer

$65k – $90k • 0.5% – 1.0%
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Founded at MIT, DeepBench’s (deepbench.io) mission is to unlock the world’s knowledge. We build expertise matching platforms to uncover who knows what and connect those who have questions with those who have answers.

Our company makes money by:

Helping clients find experts on-demand
Licensing our software to help enterprises create their own knowledge networks.

You may read more about our origins in this Forbes article forbes.com/sites/frederickdaso/2018/01/31/meet-the-four-mit-students-working-…, as well as what we are up to now in this more recent industry publication integrity-research.com/startup-expert-network-licenses-platform-macquarie.

Working closely with DeepBench’s Sales & Operations team, the Engineering team focuses on building new capabilities to meet customer needs. Our technology platform is a foundational piece of our company. The platform is a multi-sided marketplace that we use to match experts with those seeking expertise, and that we can also license to enterprises.

Our current engineering team is comprised of 2 full-stack MIT grad software engineers, a designer who also does front-end work, as well as a senior part-time technical advisor with 10+ years of software architect experience.

You would be joining the engineering team and will be a key member in designing and implementing new core functionality on the platform. Responsibility extends from the frontend to the backend and includes smooth deployment on AWS infrastructure. As a member of this team you will be responsible for delivering best-of-breed applications in a fast-paced, agile environment with great career growth potential. We primarily use React, NodeJS, PostgreSQL, and some Python.

This is a FULL-TIME position based in Boston. Above all else, we are looking for someone who is “start-up ready” and able to thrive in an ambiguous environment, embrace challenges and responsibilities, and grow with the company.

We offer a competitive compensation package depending on experience, including equity.

In your application - please indicate:

1) Why are you a great fit for this role?

2) What excites you about potentially working at DeepBench?

Email: careers@deepbench.io


Strive to consistently achieve excellence in work delivered
Use sound rationale for problem identification and decision-making
Identify and execute on key technical priorities
Collaborate with other team members
Build highly available backend and frontend components
Participate in the entire software development lifecycle including development, automated testing and deployment
Be great to work with, and help us develop our culture ;)

Required Skills:

Experience designing and building high-availability web application and scaling it
Strong understanding of AWS infrastructure and experience using it in production (Elastic Beanstalk, RDS/Aurora, CloudFront, CloudWatch, Redis ElastiCache, Route53, Lambda)
Experience working with NodeJS or other high-level programming languages
Experience working with Javascript frameworks such as React
Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, communicate with peers, and meet expected milestones
Experience working in a fast-paced, agile environment and partnering effectively with other team members
SQL, PostgreSQL. Experience performance-tuning queries.
Proficiency with Git

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