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Javascript / CSS Engineer

SF Bay Area

Fluence is looking for a Javascript Engineer with strong CSS skills who will be responsible for implementing the client facing functionality of Fluence. We are looking for a creative and energetic team player who loves working in the browser and building responsive web apps.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write responsive front-end code that runs seamlessly across both mobile and desktop clients
  • Optimize HTML, CSS and Javascript to render quickly and degrade gracefully across different browsers and form factors
  • Refactor existing client apps to improve stability and add new features
  • Own the packaging and deployment of client side production code to CDN
  • Own all client side tracking code and ensure web analytics funnels, reports and notifications are working correctly across all of our apps

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong understanding of pure Javascript, (not just working knowledge of JQuery)
  • Experience using a popular JS Framework (Backbone / Ember / Angular, etc.)
  • Understanding and experience applying the latest modern web technologies and best practices - CSS3, SASS, yeoman, HTML5 boilerplate, grunt, bower, etc..
  • Good design sensibility and ability to rapidly convert a wire frame / mockup to functional web code
  • Experience customizing and integrating with 3rd party embed tools, eg (YouTube, SoundCloud, Twitter, Facebook, Bandcamp, Vimeo, etc..)
  • Expert knowledge of optimizing client code for performance
  • Team player with professional standards and positive attitude

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Experience in a startup environment
  • Experience using NodeJS, willingness to hold off on replacing everything with it
  • Experience developing mobile apps in Javascript using native wrapper tools

Server Engineer

SF Bay Area

Fluence is looking for a talented Server Engineer who will be responsible for building and maintaining our core server side systems, currently written in Python. We are looking for a smart, hard working team player who can build web APIs in their sleep, is interested or has experience with machine learning and loves solving technical problems at scale.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop core web services which drive the Fluence apps
  • Develop user analytics to help us better understand our customers
  • Develop social sharing analytics to help us better under how people are sharing content on Twitter, Facebook and around the web

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience developing RESTful web service APIs
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Experience using Python to build real world web apps
  • Experience developing or integrating with payment systems
  • Experience hacking with 3rd party APIs
  • Background and strong interest in analyzing social data
  • Genuine passion for the tech / product / space
  • Linux system administration
  • Infrastructure / Cloud automation
  • MongoDB / Redis / Memcache
  • Scalability / Mongo query optimization

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Experience scaling a large scale professional web application
  • Data science experience mining web data and analyzing graph connections

Marketing Intern

SF Bay Area

Fluence is looking for a Marketing Intern who will be responsible for helping to grow our community in a variety of ways. We are looking for a diligent and energetic team player who loves to engage with community members and leave them with a positive impression. You will be at the forefront of creating a new platform bringing creators of all kinds together with professional curators, influencers, and experts from many different fields. This is an opportunity for you to gain valuable experience in building a new technology with a team that enjoys fresh ideas and values a work-life balance.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Diagnose, improve, and help solve issues on the platform.
  • Customer and user outreach for feedback and support.
  • Content strategy development.
  • Social media management.
  • User acquisition and community growth.
  • Respond to customer service requests and any inbound inquiries from users.
  • Quality assurance testing.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A positive attitude with a tenacity to multi-task and take on a variety of roles in an early stage start-up environment.
  • Recent graduate with interest and passion in marketing and serving customers
  • Internship or entry level experience in a software or digital media startup
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up with rapidly evolving product iterations and marketing materials.
  • Experience in product marketing appreciated.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and charm to keep our community happy.

If you are looking for an internship with the possibility of an entry level role at a fast-paced digital media startup, this could be the dream job for you. A strong interest in blogging, curating, or social media is a plus. A passion for media and its evolution is a must.

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