Paragon One - Full-Stack Javascript Lead Software Engineer

New York, NY
Portfolio Companies – Paragon One
Full-time
Paragon One is a platform helping college students and recent grads land jobs through coaching and connections. We are seeking a Full-Stack Lead Software Engineer who will drive the development of our career education platform and marketplace of professionals and career coaches. This is an opportunity to drive the product development and data architecture of a startup that is reshaping how college students receive career guidance. We have seen over 200% annual growth and have a 97% success rate with students.

Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with the CTO on product specs, system architecture, and technical strategy 
    • Code and help build the product 
    • Work with and manage other developers, which could be a mix of in-house and remote 
    • Ensure that the product vision is realized through excellence in execution

Qualifications:

    • Required: 
    • Based in New York City 
    • Node.js back-end, React front-end 
    • MySQL, NoSQL databases 
    • Agile, test-driven development 
    • Systems-thinking and clear communication 
    • Ability to understand business needs and translate them into technical specs

    • Desired: 
    • GraphQL 
    • Serverless architecture 
    • Mobile development 
    • Data security
Paragon One is a YCombinator-backed platform helping college students and recent grads land jobs through coaching and connections. We are seeking an Associate Product Manager who will drive the user experience of advisors and coaches on our career education platform. This is an opportunity to learn how to be a PM and own the product development of a startup that is reshaping how college students receive career guidance. We have seen over 200% annual growth and have a 97% success rate with students.