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Platform that automates and scales real work experiences between companies, schools, and students

Full-Stack Javascript Lead Software Engineer

$40k – $55k • 0.25% – 0.75%
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Paragon One makes the process of experiential work and credentialing more efficient for students and companies around the world. Our platform facilitates remote externships (like internships but shorter, flexible, and with structure learning). For companies, we offer "Internships-as-a-Service" which takes 90% of the workload away in recruiting, training, and managing student talent. Paragon One is headquartered in NYC with an office in Beijing. We are founded by MIT alums and backed by YCombinator, Jason Calacanis, Foundation Capital, and Learn Capital.

We are looking for our first full-time engineer to accelerate the transformation of how students build skills and get work experience. We are a fully-remote team that moves fast, challenges ourselves to solve hard problems, and innovates constantly. You will have the opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility, shape the product, plan system architecture, and see the impact of your work every day.

**Collaborate with the CTO on product specs, system architecture, and technical strategy
Code and document back-end REST API endpoints
Integrate API endpoints with low-code front-end tools while rapidly testing product features
Create a front-end web app from scratch
Build and maintain technical integrations for both external and internal users
Maintain system reliability (AWS devops)
*Ensure that the product vision is realized through excellence in execution


**Fully remote
Node.js back-end
React front-end
Implement pixel-perfect UI starting from Invision or Figma designs
MySQL databases with complex queries
Agile, test-driven development
Systems-thinking and clear communication
Ability to understand business needs and translate them into technical specs
*Able to work as a solo developer, or lead a small team

***Serverless architecture

Read about us: www.ParagonOne.com

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Paragon One at a glance

Platform that automates and scales real work experiences between companies, schools, and students

Paragon One focuses on Education, Career Planning, Skill Assessment, and Edtech. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.paragonone.com/ or find them on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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