Web Development Engineer

Kno, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA

Posted 878 days ago
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Job description

We are seeking strong front-end engineers to work with our Engineering team to build fantastic products. If you believe you match the following profile:

  • Have the passion to find new ways to get people to study and learn
  • Are passionate about learning and understanding the latest advancements in CSS3, Javascript SDKs and browser technologies. 
  • Understand and know the difference between the different browser capabilities
  • Have experience developing web apps for small devices
  • Know how to optimize websites and web apps in terms of loading and execution time
  • Like to provide feedback on the product requirements and design
  • Are excited about developing prototypes to demonstrate and evaluate new ideas
  • Enjoy communicating with members of other teams in the organization (PM,designers, QA, Marketing, etc.)
  • Have demonstrated over time your ability to implement creative and simple solutionsto complex problems
  • Can drive technical discussions by proposing and investigating alternatives


We want to hear more about you!


In addition to providing a creative and fun environment, we offer a very competitive compensation package!

Desired Skills and Experience


  • 3+ years of development in Javascript using SDKs and related frameworks
  • Development experience on Linux platforms
  • Expertise in HTML, HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, JSON, XML, jQuery, cross-browser development
  • Basic Java/PHP experience to implement exposed Api’s
  • Experience with debugging and profiling techniques
  • BS in Computer Science or Equivalent




  • 3 Years practical experience with development / software engineering
  • Good knowledge and understanding of software lifecycle and software testingprocedures, best practices, and tools
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analyzing requirements and creating effective test plans andtest cases; strong problem solving skills
  • Flexible, self-starter,passionate about quality and product excellence

About this company

Kno, Inc.

Kno, Inc. is fundamentally changing the way students learn, by offering new ways todigitally consume, organize, create and share knowledge. Kno is a multi-platform application that artfully blends and transforms the intuitive experience of the conventional textbook with a rich digital world of video, note-taking, sharing and more.

Company history:

Founded in May 2009 by Osman Rashid, co-founder of Chegg and Babur Habib, a consumer electronics veteran. Kno has a world-class management team from Apple, Cisco, HP, Intel, TiVo, Chegg and Palm. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital, First Round Capital, Floodgate, Ron Conway, Silicon Valley Bank and TriplePoint Capital.

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