Hello! I was hoping you could help me get the word out to your members. Startup founded by two UW CS grads looking to hire UW grads and co-ops. Also there will be an info session with food. Our co-op job is posted right now so we're hoping to get the word out ASAP. Thanks! Joe
----- We're looking for super-smart hackers to join Relay http://tryrelay.com/ and help build the future of mobile communication.
*About Us* The mission - to help people have fun with their friends any time, wherever they are. Relay is an entertainment-focused messaging platform that makes it easy to share fun, visual entertainment (pictures, videos, animated GIFs etc.) with friends while chatting in real time. Relay is headquartered in downtown Toronto. Check out a demo here: http://tryrelay.com/demo
*You* - Eagerly take on responsibility and get things done. - Pick up and employ new technologies quickly. - Build software fast. - Have an eye for beautiful visual design and user interaction. - Domain experience in any of the following is a huge plus: iOS, Android, Java, Big Data
*Why Join Us* * Great Team*: Relay was founded by two Waterloo grads with engineering backgrounds from Google and Amazon. We are backed by top notch funds and angel investors including: Peter Thiel (Valar Ventures), The Social + Capital Partnership, Graph Ventures and Real Ventures. Our advisors include early employees from Google, Facebook and Palantir. http://angel.co/relay *Work on big hard problems*: Indexing and search: Indexing the best viral content from around the web and serving it up in real time. Media transcoding: Building the fastest media experience in a mobile messaging app - server-side transcoding of GIFs and videos into in-house formats, intelligent pre-loading and local cacheing of media. Big data: Helping people find the best things to share with their friends by learning about group tastes and applying collaborative filtering across the thousands of links shared throughout the Relay network. Real time: Our in-house messaging framework allows true realtime experiences on mobile including watching videos together in real time. Help us scale this technology to millions of users. *Competitive Compensation*: We offer competitive salaries to both full-time and co-op hires. Full-time employees will also be given equity. *Fun Perks*: Working at Relay isn't just about working hard - we want to have fun too! Various perks include game nights, after work beers, trips to startup events and conferences. *Central Location*: Our office is located in a hacker-friendly loft space at Queen/Bathurst in the heart of downtown Toronto surrounded by some of the best startups in the city.
As one of our first co-op hires, you will have the chance to take on a large, real project, see how a small startup operates up close and write code alongside the founders. You will have the opportunity to make a huge contribution to the success of the company and see your work launch to thousands (soon-to-be millions) of people.
*Technology* - Server: Play/Scala/Java deployed on SoftLayer - Client: iOS, Android - Social: On the bleeding edge of Open Graph integration - Analytics/Growth Hacking: Mixpanel, Flurry, A/B testing
*Apply* Co-op: Look for our posting in JobMine on January 26th or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Full time: Email us at email@example.com
If you have a StackOverflow and/or GitHub account, please include a link in your email.
*Meet us on Campus* Info Session - 7:30-9pm, Wednesday, February 13th, TC2218 Velocity Startup Recruiting Event - 6pm-9pm, Tuesday, February 26th, Quantum-Nano Center
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