Back-End Developer at Language Zen

Language Zen is a distributed team with a hardworking, passionate culture. We call care about language learning and are exited to make the experience so much better.

Job Description
Help Us Build the Future of Language Learning
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We are building the future of language learning and we need your help. We are looking for a developer to join our team.

You will be working across our stack: From Redis and PostgreSQL through our C# server code to our Typescript (React) front-end. You will work on making the system more adaptive to each user and expending the number of languages we are able to teach.

Culture:

  • Small company
  • “Kaizen” philosophy.
  • Some pair programming
  • Communication is the responsibility of both sides: we try to be clear, kind and open
  • Open discussions; disciplined execution
  • We like to give back to open source projects we use
  • We want our developers to grow and get better
  • Love for languages

Skills & Requirements

Must Have:

  • High skill in one (or more) of these languages: C#,JS/TS.
  • Skill in Functional style programming using any language including the ones previously mentioned.
  • Fluency in English.

About Language Zen:

Language Zen is web and mobile application that uses machine learning to be the most quantifiably effective way to teach a new language. We create an entirely personalized experience for every user and the more you use it, the smarter it gets.

  • We’re proven to teach 2.4X faster than Rosetta Stone, 1.4X faster than Duolingo and can teach a semester of college level Spanish in 25 hours.
  • We data-mine real conversation to teach what learners are most likely to hear and use in the real world.
  • Users can also learn through music and explore their personal interests from shopping to sports.
  • You can see our web app (any feedback you have is welcomed).

Skills
Javascript, Software Development, C#, ASP.NET, Functional Programming, React.js, LINQ/ADO.NET/Entity Framework
Compensation
$35k – $65k
0.25% – 2.0%

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