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Chicago Tech Openings - July

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Outernet | Full Time | Onsite | Embedded Linux Developer

I'm the founder of Outernet, a satellite broadcasting startup that provides a global data delivery service. We are building a universal information service to ensure that everyone in the world can have access to information, education, and entertainment—in even the most remote and disconnected environments. It’s the modern version of shortwave radio. More About Us: Startup Beams the Web’s Most Important Content from Space, Free THE PLAN TO BEAM THE WEB TO 3 BILLION UNCONNECTED HUMANS

We are looking for an embedded Linux developer to join our small team of four.

Responsibilities Include

  • Creating board support packages/system images for ARM-boards with integrated radios
  • Packaging and developing applications for targeted embedded Linux platforms
  • Dealing with GPIOs, SPI, I2C, embedded displays, sound, etc

Bonus points

  • Ham radio license or SDR enthusiast
  • A loose understanding of digital signal processing, as it relates to wireless communications
  • Handy with a soldering iron

Contact us: jobs@outernet.is

Instructure | Senior Software Engineer | Chicago | VISA https://instructure.com

Build open-source software to help people learn! We make tools for schools and businesses that delight our users and make their lives easier, while helping them learn faster.

You can check out http://code.instructure.com to see our primary product, Canvas, and some of our open source tooling and libraries.

We're hiring Software Engineers, Software Engineers in Test (SET), Security Architects, and Lead Engineers. Our primary stack is Rails & React, but we also work with Java/Go/Node/mobile platforms, and we're not afraid to try new things. We have an engineering-driven culture with quarterly hack weeks, internal tech conferences, millions of users who love us (search twitter or instagram for #instructurecon) and use our products daily, and challenging engineering problems that come with being the 51st most used site on the Internet. Oh, and the benefits are amazing too! I'm an engineer at Instructure, and genuinely love the culture and people here. I would highly recommend it!

Join us by applying at https://jobs.lever.co/instructure?lever-via=NiHimSaI8r

Feel free to reach out to me at neil(at)instructure(dot)com with any questions. Keep in mind I am not a recruiter. I can answer questions about culture or work, but you should submit your application through the URL above.

SpotHero | Chicago, IL | http://spothero.com

SpotHero is changing parking, and our tools will redefine the transportation industry. With over a million cars parked, fast growth, and solid funding (https://angel.co/spothero), SpotHero offers countless ways to make an impact on the company and your career.

SENIOR ENGINEER - IOT, MICROSERVICES, AND WEB (C#) https://spothero.com/careers/749369 SpotHero is seeking a Senior Engineer with a focus on building out highly scalable platforms using C#. If you have a background in other languages like C++, Java, or Go that’s great - you will learn and use C# with us. Ideally, the candidate is a platform generalist with a track record of delivery on distributed polyglot platforms. Our teams are small and work across multiple areas of the technology stack from Infrastructure to APIs to Websites. At times, you will work in areas outside of your traditional area and you should be comfortable with that.

To apply, please use the link above or email your resume to jobs@spothero.com. Include any github account, linkedin profile, and any project that you’re particularly proud of. We love seeing work that others loved working on.

20spokes | Full Stack Engineer | Chicago IL | REMOTE, ONSITE https://www.20spokes.com/careers

20spokes is looking for its next team member. We’re a small team that works in web development building web apps and mobile apps. We are growing fast and quickly becoming one of the premier agencies in Chicago for startups. Projects are exciting and new as we work with our clients to build their ideas and businesses start on the web. Our unique and broad experience helps us work effectively with projects ranging from 2-6 months.

* 4–6 Years of experience with Ruby on Rails in a production environment. * Solid experience with React or other Javascript frameworks like Angular or Ember. * Experience working on fast-paced projects in an agile environment. * Pragmatic approach while still delivering quality and maintainable code. * Team player looking to collaborate and contribute to shipping great projects. * Strong desire to learn and improve your skills. * Strong object oriented programming foundation. * Experience creating data structure and modeling the architecture of a project * Work using TDD principles.

Exigent Capital | Chicago | Data Scientists, Engineers | Full-time | Onsite

Market Making / HFT group focused on cryptocurrency markets. Looking for quant / data scientists to find new edges in the market and talented Go/Python engineers to expand the trading platform. We need candidates experienced in traditional equity markets and can offer partner-level equity as well as fair-market compensation.

Contact wes ||at|| exigentcapital.com

Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies at Northwestern University | Developer Associate, Systems Analyst/Programmer, Developer Intern, Graphic Design Intern | Chicago, IL | ONSITE, INTERNS,

http://cbits.northwestern.edu

CBITs is looking to expand its team by hiring entry-level and early career developers and designers in Chicago. We are all full stack developers, responsible for the entire lifecycle of web and mobile applications used in clinical research trials. We work primarily with Ruby on Rails, Android and Ionic. We would love to see any applicants who care about making products that will help researchers and study participants improve the science of health care. If interested, please email tanicia.burns [at] northwestern (dot) edu

MailControl | Chicago, IL | Software Engineer | Full time | Onsite http://mailcontrol.net

MailControl is a cyber security company that protects enterprises from the threats presented by emails with embedded tracking code ("spymail"​). We're looking for a mid-senior level engineer with C# and frontend web experience who is interested in wearing several hats and learning a lot. More details here: http://www.builtinchicago.org/job/software-engineer-232

To apply: please send an email with résumé and portfolio, GitHub link, etc. to mail://careers@mailcontrol.net

Harbor | Front End, Back End | Chicago | https://harborpension.com

Harbor is bringing back the pension (or something like it). We make it easy to build a retirement portfolio that incorporates guaranteed lifetime income, because we think that's the best way for every American to build a secure retirement.

We're hiring developers to join us for Techstars in Chicago this summer. Remote and/or Interns are ok. Front End - We need a Javscript developer to take ownership over our front end codebase. It's currently built with jQuery, though we're strongly considering a move to React.

Back End - Ruby on Rails - Help develop the architecture for our own tools, as well as build out integrations to our financial partners.

Please contact colin [[at]] harborpension.com for more details.

Intercom!

We're about to start two major new initiatives that we will be expanding the company for dramatically. Now is a very fun time to join.

https://www.intercom.com/careers/

Rocketmiles | Chicago, IL | On-Site

Rocketmiles helps frequent travelers take more vacations. Our team is headquartered in Chicago's West Loop with a satellite office in Dumbo, Brooklyn.

We're currently looking for:

  • Grails / Kotlin / Java / Backend developers (Chicago)
  • Frontend Engineer - Angular (Chicago)
  • QA Engineer (Chicago)
  • Senior Systems Engineer (Chicago)

Jordan leads the product team (jordan [[at]] rocketmiles.com) if you are interested, or head to rocketmiles.com/jobs for more information.

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