We're looking for hackers and designers to join our small team and make a big impact

We're located in downtown San Francisco - the hot spot for startups

We're a venture-backed team of engineers and designers working on search, machine learning, and UX/UI technology that helps users search and interact across their favorite online services in a more usable, intelligent, and social manner. Our goal is to make an essential utility that people use everyday.


Engineering (all levels)
→ frontend, backend, full-stack, mobile (iOS, Android)

At Vurb we pride ourselves on the deep engineering and technical challenges involved with creating a new paradigm for the web.

We're looking for engineers of all types - from generalist full-stack engineers, to front/backend, to mobile and search.

We work with JavaScript for the bulk of our coding needs, along with stack components like MongoDB, ElasticSearch, and others.

Requirements:

  1. Computer Science degree
  2. JavaScript experience
  3. Front-end Engineers - frameworks like jQuery, Backbone.js
  4. Back-end Engineers - node.js, MongoDB
  5. iOS / Mobile - Objective-C
  6. Android - Java

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Data Scientist and/or Search Engineer

As the intelligence layer that sits on top of all the services on the web, we're entering into new territory for data science. We're looking for engineers who can lead our data science initiatives in the realms of search, personalization, and NLP.

Requirements:

  1. Computer Science degree
  2. JavaScript experience
  3. Proficiency with Python or Java
  4. Expertise in one or more of the following: search, classification, machine learning, NLP, recommendation systems
  5. Experience in one or more data technologies: NoSQL, Elasticsearch/Solr, Hadoop, Neo4J or graph equivalents

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Product Design Lead (Visual / UX)

We value great design at Vurb. As a company reinventing the way we consume and interact with online services, we are looking for experienced designers that can continue the push to design innovative and beautiful experiences for consumers. A well-qualified design lead should understand the importance of both user experience and visual design, and be able to lead the process from concept to pixel-perfect renderings. Web and mobile design experience is strongly preferred.

Requirements:

  1. Multiple years of experience in product design - visual and/or experience
  2. Strong visual design skills - please include your portfolio or Dribbble link
  3. Intuition around designing great experiences and experience testing/validating ideas

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