Position: Software Development Lead

Contact: ilya@thinkhuman.tv

 

We're looking for an experienced software engineer to lead the continued development of the ThinkHumanTV platform. Join a small team at a growing startup using media, technology and the latest learning and emotion science to improve the emotional skills and mental health of children, adolescents and adults.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Oversee the ThinkHumanTV software stack

  • Work directly with the founders and the rest of the team to develop new product features, as well as improve devops 

  • Take lead on architecting and developing new software products based on the ThinkHumanTV platform

 

Qualifications

 

  • Preferred minimum 3-5 years professionals software development experience

  • Ideal candidate has previously held a senior/lead role developing software products

  • Solid knowledge of Javascript/Typescript, React, Python, and source control tools e.g. Git/GitHub

  • Knowledge of GraphQL and graph databases (e.g. Neo4J) a plus

  • Experience with Chrome browser extensions a plus

  • Experience with native Android and iOS development, as well as React Native, a plus

  • Experience with DevOps tools a plus

  • Interest in media, education, and mental health a big plus!

 

Perks

  • Be part of a small, mission-driven team

  • Build new and innovative technology

  • Get the chance to make a significant positive impact on the world

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Flexible working hours

 

About the Company

 

ThinkHumanTV enables emotional intelligence training while watching content on streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+. It's the easiest and most engaging way to integrate effective social-emotional/EQ training in schools and colleges, and to deliver a scalable, preventative mental health solution to children, adolescents and young adults. 


Founded by Columbia University cognitive scientists, ThinkHumanTV is backed by the National Science Foundation, Startup Health Ventures and Camelback Ventures, and was a finalist in the '22 SXSW EDU startup launch competition and a semifinalist in the '22 MIT Solve Challenge. The platform's efficacy has been validated in multiple studies. It has been approved as a wellness resource by the Jed Foundation, and is already being used at institutions such as Columbia, the  NYC Department of Education, LaGuardia Community College, and independent schools like Chapin and Regis.