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Software Engineer
Ref No.: 13-00381
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/18/2014
KDS Staffing; an IT Executive Search Firm is working closely with our client's management team to identify a Software Engineer.
We take pride in working directly with the decisions makers, which ensures a smooth interview-to-hire process.
Our client is a highly sought after NYC Startup Company whose intent on hiring cutting edge technologists.

Please review the requirement below; a member of our staff will contact you to discuss the specific details of the position.

Title: Software Engineer
Location: NYC
Position: Perm
Strong Benefits all around

Our client put us on a search for a Software Engineer who will help them build and scale their Web Applications and back?end systems. This position will be responsible for creating/extending APIs, building new applications and services and constructing new feature sets from scratch.

We are looking for candidates with an interest to be involved with a NYC Startup who have a passion for building cool products.

Qualifications
- Languages: Python, SQL (PostgreSQL), JavaScript, HTML, CSS
- Frameworks: Django, JQuery, RESTful Web Services
- Solid understanding of HTTP based applications and limitations, OOP, familiarity with flowcharts and basic UML for describing software interactions
- Strong UI sense don't have to be a wiz with the paint and crayons, but strong opinions based on previous UI experience is what we're after
- Open mind, desire to learn and like challenges are much more important than any one of the languages and frameworks listed above.
- Unix/Linux experience is critical, and while Windows comfort is useful as well we're not going to freak out about that
- Entrepreneurial, passionate, easy to work with, comfortable in a small, fast?-paced, agile start?up environment
- Super productive is always great, will be a big help to excel in this team

Key responsibilities
- End-to-end, somewhat data intensive, Web software development (front?end, server?side and database integration - fullstack, or as much of the stack as possible)
- Database design, architecture and change management
- Maintenance and support of applications and database schema
- Translate concepts and designs into functioning application features
- Play a key role in the development and enhancement of our companys web presence
- Solve complex business problems by writing simple, effective code

Nice to have
- Matrix analysis and computation
- Computational/Statistical Analysis
- Machine learning, data mining, and predictive analysis
- Knowledge in natural language processing
- Data warehouse experience
- Data visualization
- HTML5 knowledge
- Linux based Web infrastructure admin experience (i.e. cloud)
- API development and documentation
- NoSQL Databases