Collaboration.Ai: Full Stack Engineer

Full-Time

Time zones: EST (UTC -5), CST (UTC -6), MST (UTC -7), PST (UTC -8)

Who we are:
Collaboration.Ai is a Minneapolis-Saint Paul based software and services company with employees and strategic partners around the globe. Using our software platforms, design thinking, and artificial intelligence, we open up opportunities for clients in public, private, and nonprofit sectors to forge valuable connections, create meaningful engagement, and develop groundbreaking ideas. To learn more about us, visit collaboration.ai.
Our product lineup:
NetworkOS: evaluate and expand your network
CrowdVector: enable innovation, from ideation to production
TeamCreator: make the most of teamwork opportunities
Who We’re Hiring:
We are looking for talented Full Stack Engineers to join our team. You’ll work closely with our existing team to build and refine our products, contributing to both the development and deployment processes, often under tight deadlines..  
Our ideal candidates are highly motivated and capable of tackling tasks and challenges, even with long hours and quick turnarounds. They are proactive in designing solutions and identifying potential issues. They are willing to contribute to designing solutions and identifying potential issues. The Full Stack Engineer will contribute to collaborative work but must also be comfortable working independently. We’re seeking candidates eager to learn, adopt new technologies, and explore innovative solutions.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing, early-stage startup with clients in both the public and private sectors. We value innovative thinking and are committed to making a positive impact through our products. Flexibility and adaptability are crucial as we navigate rapid growth and evolving challenges.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Frontend:
    • Develop and maintain user-facing features.
    • Collaborate with designers to improve the user experience.
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Backend:
    • Develop and maintain server-side logic.
    • Integrate with third-party services and APIs.
    • Optimize database interactions.
What you’ll do:
  • Participate in all stages of the product lifecycle, from requirements to deployment.
  • Write scalable and maintainable code.
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and upgrade existing systems.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure seamless integration of components.
  • Engage in code reviews to maintain high code quality.
  • Design, develop, and maintain full stack web applications from concept to deployment.
  • Help drive sound technical decision making and participate in technical conversations with other teams across Collaboration.Ai
  • Contribute to the design, development, and maintenance of innovative web-based applications, APIs, and systems.
  • Collaborate closely with other engineers, architects, and designers to ensure the technical feasibility, scalability, and maintainability of our web-based projects.
  • Actively participate in defining and driving the overall technical strategy for the engineering team, including evaluating new tools and technologies that can improve our development process and increase efficiency.
Some basic qualifiers:
  • Have at least 6 years of professional experience as a software engineer or in a related field, with a strong background in web technologies and software engineering principles.
  • Have extensive experience building and maintaining complex web-based applications, APIs, and systems using modern web frameworks and technologies.
    • Nice to have: Experience with React, Next.js, Node, and Typescript. 
  • Have solid experience integrating with and managing relational databases like PostgreSQL
    • Nice to have: Experience in graph databases (Gremlin, Neptune)
  • Have solid experience working with container-based development and deployments.
  • Have a solid understanding of AI / Machine Learning concepts like LLMs and Embeddings
  • Have solid experience with cloud infrastructure and cloud services like AWS. 
  • Are comfortable working in an agile, collaborative, and fast-paced environment, with the ability to adapt to changing requirements and priorities as needed.
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams, including Product Owners, Designers, QA Engineers, and other stakeholders.
  • Are passionate about web technologies and software engineering best practices, with a strong desire to stay up-to-date on emerging trends and technologies in the field.
  • Hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems
  • Open to occasional travel to support company initiatives  
  • Salary: Commercially comparable 
  • Location: Remote availability with preference for candidates in Minnesota or in the Central Time Zone
  • U.S. citizenship required
What we offer:
  • Exciting opportunity to be an early-stage builder
  • Work with amazing colleagues and clients
  • Earn a competitive salary and 401(k), plus medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Enjoy a flexible schedule and “no meeting Fridays”
  • Flexible PTO and company paid holidays

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