What is empowr looking for?
We are currently expanding our local San Diego, California engineering team. Our Software Engineers are responsible for building our product features and to increase functionality. We have a huge vision and a complex product so we need Software Engineers who can create clean and scalable code.
We use pair programming to get you up to speed on things, get you acclimated and find the right place for you.
Technical expertise required:
3-5 years experience developing with the Microsoft stack C#, .Net Frameworks or Java etc.
1-3 years of experience developing with HTML5, CSS3.
BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
Mobile experience/AWS/SQL server a plus.
Agile Methodology experience a plus.
We are a full Microsoft stack, on AWS shop. We utilize services such as Cloudsearch, Memcache, Redis, Kinesis and DynamoDB to support the stack.
The ideal candidate will have:
A get-it-done attitude, someone who enjoys problem solving
Great communication skills
A true passion for coding
A background in computer science or computer engineering
BACKGROUND ON PROJECT
empowr is a collaboration between technologists and top university professors from Berkeley, Yale and M.I.T. that have been quietly developing a better social network.
Business model: Instead of selling advertising and user data to corporations, empowr is uniquely enabling the (https://rebrand.ly/EFF) IE: Not your car or spare bedroom but millions of other underutilized products
empowr's patented inventions (https://rebrand.ly/patents) from its alpha-phase include virtual currency, transactions over mobile devices, third-party apps in social networks and transactions within apps
The product (http://www.empowr.com/) is in open alpha with 800,000 active alpha test users with 6 million monthly visitors
Why should I join empowr?
There are several reasons you may want to join our team... Maybe you want to be a part of a team that's going to create a game changing social economy? Maybe you want to help build a social economy with the potential to touch and help billions of users across the globe? Maybe you want to help shape the product and company as we scale and grow? Maybe you want to work with a world-class leadership team, specialists across technology, design, program, and strategy who have unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the social networking domain? If those reasons don't make you want to join the team then this probably isn't the place for you but if those excite you and want even more incentive to join, here are a few...
Our kitchen is always full of complimentary snacksincluding fresh fruit and vegetables, granola/protein bars, mixed nuts, chips, cookies etc. The fridge is stocked with a variety of sodas, energy drinks, flavored waters, almond milk and more.
We provide complimentarylunch every day to all our employees. Breakfast burritos, donuts and bagels are provided on special occasions as well.
All our employees receive5 weeks paid vacation.
Monthly team activities such as sailing, bowling, a trip to Big BearMountain and our annual team trip to Catalina Island for the empowr Olympic games.
We have a dog friendlyoffice!
Equity!We have no venture capitalists calling the shots, all the equity goes to our employees.
What about work sponsorship?
We are currently unable to help with work sponsorship, such as H1B visas, H1B transfers, etc.
Where are you located?
Our headquarters are located in downtown San Diego.