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Product Engineer

Sparkwise

Sparkwise

Software Engineering, Product · Full-time
Remote
80,000 – 120,000 USD per year
Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Please see full details about this opportunity and application instructions on our website.

At Sparkwise, we’re on a mission to make the best learning accessible to everyone. We want to unlock the full potential of professionals and organizations everywhere.

We’re pioneering a new type of online learning that is active and multiplayer: people learn by solving fast-paced challenges, live in groups.

We’re an early-stage startup backed by top VCs (freshly funded), looking for team members who are excited by our mission and the opportunity to truly shape a company.

Where you come in 👋

We'd love to welcome an all-around teammate who’s excited to contribute to the company’s engineering foundation and execute product vision, with opportunities to grow your role in building our engineering team as the company grows as well.

Our products are growing in scale and scope every day, and ensuring an incredibly engaging and memorably delightful user experience will always be a core focus and differentiator for us. A reliable and robust platform will be critical for us to grow and further our mission.

What you’ll do

  • Own core areas of our products and platforms, from tooling to features
  • Communicate engineering decisions, status, and outcomes to broader team
  • Work with leadership, design, and importantly our customers to ensure outstanding product experiences across all touch-points (website, emails, web apps)

Who you’ll work with

  • Ari, our CTO, with decades of experience in the intersection of learning and technology, as well as managing roadmaps and stakeholders
  • Cheng, our Founding Engineer, who has built products and platforms at startups of all sizes and industries

What you’ll work on

  • Our modern stack is simple yet robust at scale, for both users and developers:GitHub for code hosting and CI/CD AWS for hosting assets, containers, and databases

Pure TypeScript application stack with frameworks like:Prisma for interfacing with PostgreSQL databases Express.js for REST APIs React for the client Third-party integrations like Auth0 and Twilio Video

Who you are

Your experiences:

  • You have 2+ years of full-time professional experience building full-stack product software, ideally with some experience in an early-stage startup

Your skills:

  • You have experience with industry-standard tools and frameworks
  • You have some exposure to full-stack web app deployment, releases, and operations
  • You are thoughtful about both the quality of your code and the user experience of your features
  • You are eager to grow and learn both independently and with mentorship

Your mindset:

  • Growth: You are excited to learn new ways of thinking, problem-solving, and working.
  • Collaborative: You proactively seek feedback at every stage, and are eager to incorporate new ideas or business needs throughout the development process

Why you might be excited

Catapult your career:

You get to be a core member of a team that brings deep domain expertise and connections to top investors and operators.

Make an impact:

We have an opportunity to transform the work lives of millions of people.

Work with a caring team:

We’re eager to help you grow as a whole person. The 3 founders are proven and caring people leaders of diverse and distributed teams (references available!).