What can beat the joy of building a product that you and thousands of other engineers all around the world use and love every day? Doing it alongside an awesome team and from anywhere! So come join us and let's have fun.
Awesome programming challenges are at the heart of CodeFights. Every single coding challenge on CodeFights is solved over a thousand times a day and as a Content Engineer you will get to define and manage the creation process of those challenges.
CodeFights is one of the fastest growing technology startups in the heart of San Francisco on a mission to discover, develop and promote technical talent. We apply core game mechanics to transform learning and honing skills like programming into a fun and addictive game while helping talented people from all backgrounds find amazing new opportunities.
Work with all members of the team including the founders to roadmap the future of CodeFights.
Define and manage the creation of CodeFights challenges.
Automate and streamline the challenge generation process.
Design and implement the tools necessary to empower our CodeFighter community to contribute content.
Come up with new challenge types and help define their creation process, scoring and integration.
Collaborate and coordinate the challenge creation process with other members of the content team.
Knowledge of multiple programming languages (including JS, Python, Java and C++).
Very strong CS fundamentals with a heavy accent on algorithms.
Ability to produce beautiful code following all of the best style guides.
Experience with programming contests (including IOI, ACM ICPC, USACO etc) is a strong plus.
Web development experience is a plus.
Knowledge of Data Science fundamentals is a plus.
Creativity and ownership in your work.
Best gear money can buy.
Working at CodeFights
At CodeFights, we want to build a team that can accomplish amazing things and a culture that supports our group effort and each individuals growth. To do this we look for specific characteristics in the People that we hire.
We care about Humility
Are you quick to accept a mistake and learn from it? Are you slow to pass judgement? We believe that great teammates and effective leaders possess high levels of humility. We also believe that individuals that can take and give feedback effectively possess a great deal of humility.
We care about Hunger
Are you passionate about education and technology, or programming and helping others? Do you seek out challenges and look for ways to grow as an individual, whether in your work or in your personal life?
We care about Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
Can you understand and empathize with others on an emotional level? We believe that smarts as it relates to your work and your emotional intelligence are critical in creating the right kind of environment for feedback and growth.
CodeFights is a San Francisco based technology startup on a mission to discover, develop and promote technical talent. It applies core game mechanics to transform practicing skills like programming into a fun and addictive game while helping talented people from all backgrounds to find amazing new opportunities.