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Thanks for your interest in joining Via TRM! We are international educators, entrepreneurs, and technologists. Our personal experiences in education abroad and meaningful travel inspire, challenge, and motivate us to help our clients fulfill their unique mission.

Current Openings:

Full Stack Senior Rails Developer, Posted April 2019

Technical Support Engineer, Posted May 2019


 

Full Stack Senior Rails Developer

Software firms, and all non-US based developers, pass this by!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We’re looking for a problem solver, an architect, and a craftswoman or man. We are looking to hire two full stack engineers for both the front end and the back end.

Via TRM is a Traveler Relationship Management startup software company in the edtech and travel space and we’re powering the next generation of global citizens with a mission to “empower every advisor to engage every student in global opportunities.” We help study abroad offices at universities and educational travel companies send more students abroad on short term and extended international programs with our advising, application management, and travel tracking software.

We are looking for two full-time Full Stack Developers to be major contributors in shaping and evolving Via TRM software. The person in these roles will own critical systems throughout the platform and be responsible for their performance, adding new and valuable features, and ensuring that our systems perform correctly.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from qualified applicants from all walks of life, regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 

This position offers a competitive base salary, flexible office and remote work environment, paid-time off, health insurance, work travel, and opportunities to grow within a values-driven company.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Develop new features throughout the Via TRM platform as well as maintain/enhance existing behavior
  • Design, implement and deploy architectures at scale in a production environment as a technical lead
  • Take ownership of key components, ensuring that they meet the needs of the business
  • Collaborate with senior management, product management, and other engineers in the development of product requirements for the company’s software
  • Build API’s and data integrations with other software systems
  • Occasional devOps & systems administration support
  • Work to make Via TRM the go-to solution for educational travel companies by bringing passion, care for craft, and new ideas to work every day
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with design, web development, and devOps partners as-needed (e.g. typically a few times a month)

 

REQUIREMENTS/ MUST HAVES

  • Located in Colorado, specifically Denver or Boulder (or willing to move to Colorado. All qualified US-based applicants are encouraged to apply.)
  • 5+ years of software development with real-world Rails applications, with Rails versions through 4.0.x
  • Worked with React/Vue/Angular app in production (We use React)
  • Experience in Javascript
  • Experience using git, GitHub
  • Experience performing code reviews, enforcing coding standards, mentoring junior and mid-level developers, and managing technical resources within project schedules
  • A belief that automated testing is essential to building robust, supportable software and a commitment to making automated testing part of the application development process.
  • Familiarity with how asynchronous message queues and worker frameworks (e.g. Sidekiq, Resque) are used in web applications and, ideally, experience in using such a framework in one or more real world applications.
  • High degree of familiarity with SQL databases, including data modeling in SQL
  • Expertise in working with cloud providers such as AWS, for application hosting, horizontal and vertical scaling, storage solutions
  • Knowledge of best practices in designing and architecting localized Rails applications
  • Comfortable working in an environment where innovation and change are the norm and often encouraged
  • A passion for building great products

 

DESIRED/ NICE TO HAVES

  • A personal experience studying, interning, and/or traveling abroad
  • A degree in computer science/engineering
  • Experience contributing to CRM’s, consumer facing software, and/or edtech products

 

PASS THIS BY IF YOU…

  • Are a development contractor or software development shop (inquiries will not be responded to)
  • Do not currently live and already work in the United States (inquiries will not be responded to)
  • Have not yet worked full time in a professional setting
  • Cannot achieve your best results in a remote work environment
  • Do not thrive off of solving problems with a small team
  • Feel uncomfortable in either a mentoring or learning capacity

 

APPLY

Introduce yourself and apply for the position, email jobs@via-trm.com and include a resume. If you have a GitHub profile, please include a link in your initial email.


Technical Support Engineer

Software firms, and all non-US based developers, pass this by!

JOB DESCRIPTION

We’re looking for a patient problem solver, a creative go-getter, and an early-stage engineering professional to grow with us.  

Via TRM is a Traveler Relationship Management startup software company in the edtech and travel space and we’re powering the next generation of global citizens with a mission to “empower every advisor to engage every student in global opportunities.”

We help study abroad offices at universities and educational travel companies send more students abroad on short term and extended international programs with our advising, application management, and travel tracking software.

We are looking for a Technical Support Engineer to provide enterprise-level assistance to our Clients, complete engineering projects, and create systems documentation. Ultimately, you will be a person our customers trust. They will rely on you to provide timely and accurate solutions to their technical problems.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from qualified applicants from all walks of life, regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

This position offers a competitive base salary, Boulder-based office with remote flexibility, paid-time off, health insurance, work travel, and opportunities to grow within a values-driven company.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Taking ownership of customer issues reported and seeing problems through to resolution
  • Researching, diagnosing, troubleshooting and identifying solutions to resolve system issues
  • Suggesting product and engineering improvements to the product and engineering leads
  • Following standard procedures for proper escalation of unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams
  • Working with the Client experience, design, and engineering teams as-needed
  • Participating in sprint planning and engineering practices
  • Resolving network issues
  • Using remote desktop connections to provide immediate support
  • Use email and chat applications to give clients quick answers to simple IT issues
  • For more complex problems that require nuanced instruction, you will contact clients via phone and/or provide clear, written instructions and technical manuals.
  • Completing special engineering projects as assigned by the lead engineer and senior product manager

 

REQUIREMENTS/ MUST HAVES

  • Located in Colorado, specifically Denver or Boulder
  • Degree or formal certification in a relevant field, like Computer Science, IT or Software Engineering
  • 6 months – 1 year of software development
  • Minimum of 1+ years of full time professional experience in any field
  • Comfortable working in an environment where innovation and change are the norm and often encouraged
  • A passion for building great products

 

DESIRED/ NICE TO HAVES

  • A personal experience studying, interning, and/or traveling abroad
  • Worked with our tech stack: Ruby on Rails, React, Javascript, AWS
  • Experience using git, GitHub
  • Experience contributing to CRM’s, consumer facing software, and/or edtech products

 

PASS THIS BY IF YOU…

  • Are a development contractor or software development shop (inquiries will not be responded to)
  • Do not currently live and already work in the United States (inquiries will not be responded to)
  • Have not yet worked full time in a professional setting
  • Cannot achieve your best results in a remote work environment
  • Do not thrive off of solving problems with a small team
  • Feel uncomfortable in either a mentoring or learning capacity

APPLY

Introduce yourself and apply for the position, email jobs@via-trm.com and include a resume. If you have a GitHub profile, please include a link in your initial email.

 

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