Los Angeles Startup Seeks Lead Web Developer
Mahalo - Culver City, CA

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About Mahalo: Mahalo is on a mission to help the world quotLearn Anythingquot by providing educational content through mobile, web, and video. We are looking to change the way people learn in a big way. We°ve already released multiple top ranked apps in the Apple App Store and have millions of visitors on Mahalo.com. Mahalo is a Silicon Valley style tech company that happens to be in LA.

We°re well funded by Sequoia (the same people that backed Google, Yahoo and YouTube), as well as Newscorp, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk (Paypal, Tesla, Space X) and CBS. Mahalo is now embarking on building a new, unannounced product and is seeking talented individuals who will help lead the charge. Requirements: We are looking for a highly motivated developer who not only has exceptional technical skills, but also possess leadership skills that are necessary to guide a team of engineers. The ideal candidate would thrive in a fast paced, collaborative start up environment and will be expected to bring ideas to the table that help shape the future of the company.

You will also be responsible for architecting and implementing version one of our planned web application. This kind of opportunity is very rare and is an exciting chance to get involved in building a product from the ground up. Here are a few bullet points of what we°re looking for: • Must be knowledgable about how real time applications are built on the web • Previous involvement in building a highly scalable web application • Strong experience with a web relevant scripting language (perferably Python) • Experience using MVC based frameworks such as Django, Flask, and Rails • Excellent Javascript, HTML, and CSS skills • Experience with MySQL/Postgres or alternative RDBMS solutions Pluses: • Contributions to open source projects • Experience with Redis, Nginx, Memcached • Basic Devops skills • You°re a self proclaimed news junkie Benefits and Perks • Stock options • Laid back work environment • Ping pong • Health benefits • Paid time off (PTO) • Pet friendly office Please include github or stackoverflow accounts in your applications if applicable.