Big Nerd Ranch is a team of expert developers, specializing in training and consulting on mobile development. Over the years, we've hosted thousands of students at the Ranch, helped companies around the world realize their programming goals, and released new books in the Big Nerd Ranch Guide Series every year.
Be aware: Knowledge is the head honcho around here. And smart, kind folks who want to make the world a little better through bad-ass development are the only nerds we need.
So bring us your brilliant, hard-working brain! Your elegant non-leaky code! Your crazy passion for training, consulting and writing about cutting edge code! (Can you tell we get excited about finding new nerds to join our team?) We’ll see if we can carve out a nice little spot for you amongst our nerds-in-residence.
What you'll do (Responsibilities):
- Develop existing and new mobile applications for Big Nerd Ranch and for our clients
- Author stories (use cases, technical and functional requirements), tests and code
- Contribute to and participate in development meetings (stand-ups, kick-offs, retrospectives) and design sessions with teams and clients
- Collaborate with team members, consultants, designers and clients to provide accurate estimations, timelines and risks associated with development
- Contribute to the open-source community through code, documentation, teaching and speaking
- Write blog posts and code-review your teammates
What you already need to know (Requirements):
- Core aspects of web application development including design, development, separation of layers, configuration, performance, integration and analytics
- Written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills are key for success
The benefits we offer:
- Health, dental, vision, life insurance; 401k matching, short- and long- term disability
- A results-only work environment with flexible hours so you have freedom to meet your personal and professional results
- Apple laptop and workstation
- A loaded fridge and a stocked kitchen featuring all the gourmet caffeine you can consume (We're pretty snobby about our coffee.)
- On-site personal training sessions and a massage therapist
At the Big Nerd Ranch, you'll be working hard to improve yourself, and how we work. You'll be rewarded by working with the smartest people on the planet. We help companies launch and build products that make the world more useful. Are you up to the challenge?