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Berkeley - 4 jobs in June 2015

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Gradescope - https://gradescope.com Berkeley, CA | on-site only

Learning has been assessed in the same way for decades: instructors give out assignments, tediously grade them by hand, and return them to students. With this process, instructors gain little insight into their students’ knowledge. Simply measuring the frequency of a specific mistake requires painstaking tallying. Answering the question “What concepts are my students struggling with?” is practically impossible.

Gradescope lets instructors give out the same paper-based assignments, but then grade them online, while keeping track of the exact mistakes made by every student on every question. This enables unprecedented data analytics: for example, we can reveal which concepts a student needs help with, or which questions are too difficult. To top it off, instructors finish grading in half the time.

Our product has been used to grade over 3.5 million pages of work belonging to over 30,000 students. We’ve raised a seed round, and are making our first full-time hires to join the founding team of two PhDs and professor from Berkeley CS. Over the next few months, we’re looking to expand our user base tenfold, and roll out advanced features including autograding, analytics, and more. We offer market-rate salary with generous equity.

We’re currently hiring for two positions: Full-stack Engineer and UI Designer

If you’re interested, please email jobs@gradescope.com


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PipelineDB (YC W14) | Systems Engineers and Frontend Engineers | San Francisco | Full time | jobs@pipelinedb.com

We're on a mission to build a new type of database for a modern world in which information is constantly moving, and moving fast. PipelineDB runs SQL queries continuously on large volumes of streaming data, giving companies the capability to easily develop scalable, realtime applications and services using only a familiar SQL interface. No application code is required. This inherently involves solving a lot of big problems, many of which are novel. We’re looking for creative engineers who appreciate the value and freedom of choosing their own projects, approaches, and working with other top talent in a low distraction, streamlined work environment. Our small team has backgrounds from Berkeley, MIT, Facebook, Locu and AdRoll, and we're all doing exactly what we want to be doing: building a groundbreaking new product out of thin air. As an early stage engineer you'll ultimately own a very large part of the product. Which part of the product you take charge of depends on where your interests are, but there are several different potential areas of focus. You'll be entrusted to make sound architectural decisions as well as implement your vision effectively. We are well funded by top investors including SV Angel, Susa Ventures, Data Collective, Paul Buchheit, and more. If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity like this, please send your resume and a quick blurb about yourself to jobs@pipelinedb.com.


* Full medical/dental/vision insurance * No set work hours--work when you feel smart * Choose your own setup * No vacation policy other than that it is strongly encouraged * Large equity ownership


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Magoosh ~ Berkeley, CA ~ Software Engineer (Rails + more)


We’re looking for our third full-stack developer to contribute to building the future of test prep.

Our engineering team is small (two developers + you), but we have a huge impact! We already help millions of students around the world study and prepare for their standardized tests with our popular web and mobile apps, and more are signing up every minute.

From day one, you’ll own projects and contribute directly to code running in production and we highly value collaboration, positive feedback, and mentorship.

Our projects usually involve close collaboration with other departments, which means you’ll learn far more than just engineering. The whole company is around 25 people, so you’ll know everyone in the office and have a real say in Magoosh’s goals and business decisions.

If you're an engineer excited about building edTech products, I'd love to talk :)


Read more about our position here: https://boards.greenhouse.io/magoosh/jobs/59481


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HERE maps | Berkeley, San Francisco Bay Area | Web Developer / Tools Engineer

Nokia HERE is a global leader in the mapping and location intelligence business. HERE Reality Lens (https://realitylens.here.com) utilizes advanced reality capture technologies to collect, process, and publish petabytes of street-level, aerial, and indoor spatial data to customers in over 72 countries around the world. These software and data services, the sixth largest on AWS, allow users to visualize high-resolution 3D panoramic and oblique imagery while interactively measuring, mapping, and modeling.

As Web Developer / Tools Engineer, you would:

- Create Canvas/WebGL and DOM-based solutions integrating 2D maps, 3D imagery and LIDAR point clouds.

- Design and implement web-based tools for managing live operations and other shared platform services using a Node.js technology stack.

- Integrate software with HERE platforms, processes, pipelines, and products.

- Design data models for SQL and NoSQL databases and caches. (MySQL, MongoDB, Redis).

Please have:

- Experience with Cloud Computing platforms and Linux (e.g., Amazon AWS).

- Experience with HTML/CSS/JavaScript/TypeScript using client-side frameworks such as Angular.js, server-side frameworks such as Express, and full-stack frameworks such as Meteor.

- Experience modeling and implementing scalable and robust data storage in any of MongoDB, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL.

- Experience achieving quality and user satisfaction metrics for customer facing web applications.

- A thorough understanding of all things HTTP, including patterns for RESTful design, scalability, and security.

- Good computer science fundamentals including an understanding of data structures and algorithms, their runtime and storage complexities.

To apply, please use this job post at http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/sof/5053881133.html . I am also recruiting a Java backend and C# front-end engineer on craigslist for my team.