The Company:

Access all of your favorite smart products in one beautiful app: Wink.   
 
Wink ushers in the smart home that has been promised for decades, offering a simple way to connect you to all the brands you trust and rely on everyday.  With an unprecedented attention to the design, Wink creates a seamless connected-home experience.
 
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The Candidate:

You are an exceptional back-end developer and you see the world in code. You are of the belief that quality is better than quantity and you can stand proudly behind your work. You are a true multi-linguist (see Bonus Points under “Qualifications”) and you are excited by the challenge of helping build a global product development company.

The Job:

As our Back-End Developer, you will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to all aspects of building and maintaining the Wink Technology Platform as we scale the business out to meet increased product demand and greater product development participation.
  • Performance tuning and testing to ensure your code is deployed properly
  • Contributing your valuable skills to a movement that is very, very big

The Responsibilities:

  • Back-end web application development (database, business logic, API) for new website and mobile features
  • Back-end system development (shopping cart, order fulfillment, accounting, etc.)
  • Performance and scalability of our platform
  • Financial reporting
  • Customer service tools
  • Operational support

The Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of relevant professional experience
  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails or python/django
  • Knowledge of MySQL
  • Git
  • Bonus Points
    • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS)
    • Deployment Management (Heroku)
    • Issue Tracking (Jira)
    • NoSQL Databases (Mongo)
    • Social Media Integration (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
    • RESTful web service API development and documentation
    • Database Schema Design and Indexing
    • Startup Experience
  • Experience working on one or more highly-trafficked websites
  • Experience in agile, iterative development
  • You have stellar interpersonal and communication skills
  • Dedicated and have a strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to drive projects to completion
  • Action-oriented, diligent, and flexible
  • Passion for what we are building at Wink

 

The Application:

  • Check us out at www.winkapp.com. Spend some time on our site and download the Wink app to understand what we do. 
  • Submit your resume and work samples to us.
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