Careers at WyzAnt

Senior Developer

About WyzAnt

WyzAnt is a leading online education company, connecting students of all ages with high quality private tutors.  With offices in San Francisco and Chicago, our company is expanding rapidly to meet the high growth needs of our business. If you believe in the power of personalized learning and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career doing something that really matters, this could be the role for you.  

About the position

We are a modern development shop that uses the latest Microsoft technologies for our main product along with a variety of other technologies/languages like Redis, Python, Redshift, Elasticsearch, Backbone, Objective-C, Java and Git.  One of our core values is “Always be learning” and nowhere does that apply more than in this position.  Technology is rapidly evolving so we need people who are passionate and have an insatiable appetite for learning.  We expect every new employee to bring great ideas along and to push the company forward.

As a Senior Developer at WyzAnt, you will be tasked with gathering requirements from end-users and their advocates, developing a plan to implement those requirements and then performing the actual implementation which may include any of the following: creating/modifying the necessary tables in a database, writing SQL and/or Linq queries to access the database, designing a practical object model/API and designing and implementing a good-looking, easy to use UI.

Candidates should have expertise with the following:

  • C# 4.0+
  • ORM - LinqToSql and Entity Frameworks
  • T-SQL/Sql Server 2012
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • HTML/CSS/Responsive Grid
  • Javascript/JQuery/RequireJS

And familiarity with:

  • Git/GitHub
  • Scrum/Agile development processes

As a small team, we're able to adopt new technologies and strategies very quickly. Quality code is highly valued and the ideal candidate will share in our desire to efficiently produce great software.  If this sounds like fun to you, let's talk!

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