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₹9L – ₹14L
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HowNow is one of the top 50 technology startups in the UK, disrupting the way the world learns. Backed by Mark Pearson (Founder of MyVoucherCodes) and Tennis Superstar Andy Murray, HowNow is using smart technology to better humans, rather than replace them.

HowNow is a cloud-based knowledge sharing platform that helps capture and curate knowledge from experts and peers, and deliver it at the point of need in the digital workplace. With the average shelf life of skills being a mere 5 years, it is paramount that organisations continuously invest in upskilling and training their employees. Formal learning systems i.e. offsite seminars, retreats, LMSes, are not up to the task because they are expensive, not engaging, unidirectional and not designed for the digital workplace. We are disrupting this $9bn market with a new product category that brings together content curation, contextual delivery and social knowledge sharing.

The HowNow HQ is based in London and we are in the process of building a new team for our recently opened Mumbai office. We’re looking for a tech extraordinaire with a passion for building products, a history of delivering results and hunger for making a meaningful impact through the work they do. This is an opportunity for the right person to join a well-funded global technology startup and grow with the company. The first people who come into the Mumbai office will have the opportunity to set up the structures and processes, shape the team, and become future leaders of tech at HowNow.

* Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code in Ruby on Rails
* Contribute to architecture and evolution of HowNow platform
* Contribute in all phases of the development life-cycle
* Design, build and own key technology decisions and implementations
* Be an evangelist for Rails and software engineering best practices
* Continually look for opportunities to improve our platform, process and business
* Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies
* Work in an agile environment with quick iterations

Required Skills:
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
* 3+ years of overall web development experience
* 2+ years experience in developing scalable and robust web applications using Ruby on Rails
* Experience with collaborative code development in small agile teams and managing releases (Git, Continuous Integration, Capistrano)
* Highly proficient in data structure, algorithms, design patterns and databases
* Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery
* Ability to collaborate with other developers and handle entire software development cycle
* Passion to write beautiful and scalable code
* A disciplined approach to development, documentation, and code structure

* Experience with JavaScript frameworks such Angular or React
* Experience building internal and external APIs and RESTful web services
* Experience deploying and managing applications on cloud-based infrastructure (Heroku/AWS)
* Experience in delivering products and services in a high growth, startup environment

What’s on offer
* A highly competitive salary (9-14L CTC) based on experience
* The chance to work on complex and important problems with friendly and curious people in a collaborative environment
* Work directly with the founders who have built a startup that has been awarded Business of the Year, named Top 50 Startup in the UK and * have been recognised by Virgin Media Business as one of the most innovative founders in the UK
* A rare opportunity to develop skills in building both consumer tech interfaces as well core infrastructure back-ends
* Being part of a fast-paced and mission-driven startup made up of a creative, friendly and international team
* Plenty of responsibility, autonomy and encouragement to shape your own tasks and contribute original ideas
* A supportive environment with an intense focus on learning and improvement
* The satisfaction of building something that matters.
* Generous perks and holidays

HowNow at a glance

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HowNow focuses on SaaS, Knowledge Management, Corporate Training, and B2B · SaaS · Mobile · Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning. Their company has offices in London. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at https://gethownow.com