Web App Engineer Guru (JavaScript, backbone, node)
Klout - San Francisco, CA

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Our small but amazing Web team is looking for some seriously awesome engineers to work on our products. You'll be working with cutting edge tech and with really smart people who are passionate about social and the next generation social web. If you want to work on building social products that let our users engage with others, you need to be working here.

What you'll need:
Desire to solve challenging problems

Understanding of scalability and bottlenecks

Strong skills in HTML5 / CSS3

Strong skills in client-side JavaScript - JQuery, Backbone.js, Underscore

Experience building and consuming RESTful APIs

Experience building full stack web applications

Strong understanding of SQL, including schema design and indexes

Experience with NoSQL data stores: MongoDB, Redis

Passion for Klout, and what we're trying to do

This stuff would be nice:
Experience with Node.js / SSJS

UI Design Experience

Familiarity with design patterns

Memcache and DB scalability

Twitter/Facebook API Experience

Mobile Development

Fast learner / Self motivated

BS in Computer Science

What to expect:
Competitive pay, 100% paid health premium benefits and 50% dependent premiums

401k plan

Stock options

3 weeks vacation

Catered lunches, snacks, drinks

Passionate people building great products

Pushing out code daily!

A fun environment where people get the job done

Appreciation of exceptional science and engineering

About Us:
Klout consists of a team of scientists, engineers, thinkers and dreamers banded together to create a standard where one had never been before. We believe that every person who creates content has influence and our mission is to help individuals understand and leverage their influence. Pretty awesome, huh?