Founding Software Engineer

at PathMatch (that's us! πŸ‘‹ )

πŸ‘‹ About PathMatch

PathMatch is an AI-powered early-career talent development and recruiting platform that matches GenZ to modern careers, skills, and employers. We're disrupting the antiquated campus recruiting model by providing an all-in-one solution for employers to connect with emerging, matched, and pre-skilled talent regardless of where they chose to go to school while building the recruitment data layer that will power how companies recruit talent in the Future of Work.

πŸ™Œ The Opportunity

As Founding Software Engineer, you'll work directly with the co-founders to build our core student product. You'll have complete ownership over the features you build, from ideation and design to development and production. We work in a product-focused environment, where engineers are their own PMs and everyone cares deeply about the end-user.

We're constantly pushing high-demand features, and you'll be able to define and implement a variety of products: some ideas on our roadmap include a personalized career development app,

We're in hyper-growth mode and we move quickly; you'll be joining right at an inflection point in our growth. You'll be a part of a startup right at the tipping point where efficiency starts to matter which brings exciting and unique technical challenges surrounding efficiency and optimization.

🀝 Team Roles

Within your team, you will be provided the opportunity to take ownership of a core component of your team's marketing strategy. Role assignments are suggested, but are not mandatory, and will be decided amongst the teams themselves. They are intended for you to deep-dive into a skill set you're hoping to learn from, and to help you streamline internal work flow processes.

  • Marketing spearheads development of value propositions and creates marketing materials
  • External Partnerships manages campus outreach efforts to promote PathMatch
  • Internal Communications communicates campus users' needs to the internal PathMatch Team
  • Growth Strategy oversees the team’s positioning towards growth objectives and recommends necessary growth strategies

πŸ‘₯ Community Functions

Campus Manager All Hands Meetings

  • Community Socials
  • Guest Speakers
  • Brainstorming Sessions
  • ...and beyond

15-min Check-ins

  • Plan your marketing strategy and project timeline
  • Happens bi-weekly
  • Gather feedback from the PathMatch Team on growing the brand's presence on your campus
  • Provide feedback and insights on how PathMatch can improve it's core offerings

Demo Day

  • Pitch your team's marketing and growth strategy to a panel of experienced professionals
  • Add your team's pitch deck to your professional repertoire
  • Win some cool swag and prizes

πŸ† Perks

Boost your resume with experience by building and executing growth/marketing plans for a high-growth, venture-backed startup

Transferable skills including but not limited to: marketing, business strategy, user research, communications, social media, project/events management, and data analysis

Swag and merch to rep your favorite student platform on campus

Exceptional Campus Managers will get a letter of recommendation from PathMatch founders

Exclusive access to the PathMatch teamβ€”learn about the company's growth and how a fast-paced startup operates

Join a community of like-minded, ambitious students across the country

Exclusive prizes and rewards for the most successful Campus Managers

πŸš€ You'll be excited about us if you...

  • Love to learn new things β€” we aren't afraid to test out 5 rich text editors and build our own mini-libraries to fill in the features that existing frameworks lack.
  • Thrive on collaboration and support β€” we don't mind jumping on a call to debug or help you walk through a challenge at a moment's notice.
  • Enjoy working with close-knit teams πŸ€ͺ
  • Have a passion for making professional development and career growth accessible to all!

😍 You'd be a great fit if you have...

  • 4+ years of industry experience as a Software Engineer at a high-growth startup or tech company
  • Experience building large-scale, full-stack web apps. Β You will have a significant ability to influence future technology choices. We currently use ReactJS, Firebase, and NodeJS.
  • Experience in building and instrumenting high performance and scalable systems
  • Focus on software quality, design, testing, and documentation

πŸ’» What you'll be doing...