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A.I. Soft Skills Assessment tool for Screening & Short-listing Candidates - Reducing Bias

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

$90k – $120k • 0.0% – 0.5%
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Welcome to Knockri! We’re an award winning A.I. startup that’s on a mission to diminish unconscious hiring bias and transform the talent acquisition process! Knockri merges Machine Learning and I.O. Psychology principles to assess soft skills and is loved by Fortune 1000's on a global level.

Knockri’s vision of creating a more transparent and fair hiring process resonates with its founders and notable investors from the AI, Edtech & Social Impact space. It’s backers include world renowned computer scientists from the US and EU, most notably German giant Bertelsmann group, investor in Udacity and parent company of Penguin Random House. Due to Knockri’s global impact through a Fortune 1000 client base, it was recognized as Innovator of the Year by Ascend, one of North America’s largest diversity and inclusion groups and has also been appointed to the World Economic Forum’s global equality and inclusion council.

We're currently looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team! As a Senior Backend Engineer for Knockri, you’ll be responsible for planning, building and managing high-performance, highly operable and scalable web services to support our rapidly growing user base. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to manage a team, have agency, and also implement new high-valued features.

You will also be expected to quickly learn and adapt to a variety of technologies—such as new frameworks and libraries that we work with. With that said, you can expect our CTO to be at hand and supportive if you need advice or help. Fostering an environment, where you have the ability to thrive is very important to us.

Naturally, you are going to be working closely with the team, so it will be crucial that you can collaborate well with members and also show strong will in making product decisions. Strong communication skills and ability to clearly explain concepts (technical and non-technical) to others is also key.

Requirements:
- 4+ years experience building web applications on a team.
- Proficiency building RESTful GraphQL APIs using Python (Django).
- Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems with knowledge of Bash and Python.
- Solid knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, and componentization approaches and security protocols.
- Proven experience in designing persistence and caching models using both SQL and NoSQL.
- Exposure to building scalable, stateless, resilient & highly available applications and services using AWS, Azure, Heroku, etc.

Qualifications:
- Passion!
- A degree in computer science / math or any relevant field.

Are you passionate about joining us? We'll be happy to hear from you.

Knockri at a glance

A.I. Soft Skills Assessment tool for Screening & Short-listing Candidates - Reducing Bias

Knockri focuses on Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Human Resources, and Social Tech. Their company has offices in Toronto. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.knockri.com or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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