Shindig — Senior Developer
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Senior Developer


Summary

Want to to be part of transformative technology that advances education, media, dating, philanthropy, political organizing, e-commerce, finance, gaming and so much more? If you are passionate about being part of a team dedicated to disrupting the landscape of communication, collaboration and online socializing, then we need you. We need strong Javascript cloud verse engineer that is passionate about solving real technical issues, can work with the latest coding technologies, learn fast and be able to multitask. To apply, send a cover letter and/or your resume to Info@ShindigEvents.com. Please include the job title in your email's subject line. 

Responsibilities: Implement low latency services and components that can horizontally scale and ensures product users receive best possible web experience. Actively participate in code reviews, enforce design standards and architecture.



Desired Skills and Experience
  • 3-5 years of experience with Javascript frameworks (Angular, Restify, Express, React etc)
  • Background on WebRTC, video-streaming is highly preferred
  • Experience with backed development (NodeJs, Java), NoSQL databases (Mongo and others) and Github preferred.
  • Preferably, a few years of experience working at a growth-stage startup (not required).
  • Flexibility to work in a rapidly evolving environment
  • Willingness to learn and apply new technologies and skills
Bonus Points:
  • Experience with real time, peer to peer technologies (PubNub, socket.io)
  • Experience working with the AWS family of products
  • Familiar with agile methodologies, Jira, Teamcity, AWS code deploy and third-party products


About
Shindig is a NYC based startup whose proprietary technology enables large scale video chat events. On Shindig a speaker can address an audience of 1000's. They can share the stage with select audience members so to take their questions face to face in front of the entire gathering. All the while audience members are also free to discuss, engage and otherwise share in their own private video chats. It’s the dynamics of physical events at internet scale. Ideal for media events, online teaching, community building and all manner of large scale online collaboration and engagement.

Early adopters who have already utilized Shindig for their own online events include The Economist, TED, Bill Gates, Forbes, The Atlantic, The Street.com,LeanIn.org, Random House, Simon & Schuster and a host of other prominent individuals and institutions.

Company founder and CEO Steve Gottlieb is a serial entrepreneur and longtime angel tech investor. His past career highlights include founding and running one of the largest independent music companies in the US with 30 Gold, Platinum, and Multi-platinum releases to its credit.

The company has already closed $12 million in financing.