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Who We Are
HLT was sparked by paper flashcards that Alec Whitters, Co-Founder and CEO, and his peers were using to study for their dental boards. Wouldn’t it make better sense, he thought, to use their smartphones to study? When he didn’t find an effective mobile-learning solution, he decided to create it. HLT was born. Since its start in 2012, HLT has attracted millions of learners and become the market-leading platform for mLearning applications.
HLT’s rapid growth is directly attributable to their emphasis on attracting top talent and building a culture that is nationally renowned. This includes being on Entrepreneur Magazine’s coveted “Top Company Cultures” list.
What You Will Be Doing
You will be part of the development team building our web application platform. You will be helping educate millions of people all around the world.
Who We Are Looking For
We are looking to work with the best. Our peer. Someone who learns from us as much as we learn from them. We are looking for someone bright with a proven track record in developing software for high quality, scalable applications. Someone we’ll be proud to say is part of our family and who will play a large role in pushing HLT forward.
We’re not going to list 100 technologies you need to know to join our team. Through our hiring process we’ve determined that there are really only a few must-haves to pass the bar:
- You understand Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures/algorithms
- You work with a spirit of collaboration, especially with other teams, like design and marketing.
- You have a passion for continuous learning and improvement
Other things that are helpful to know are Vue.js, Postgres, Heroku and Rails.
How We Work
While our offices are in Coralville, Iowa, our developers work wherever they want. We just need you to be online and available via Slack during regular business hours. We’re a team and we work as a team, so even if your preferred hours are the wee hours of morning, that doesn’t work for us because we need a team player, not a lone wolf.
What We Pay
This is a full time position and everyone who works for us gets paid pretty darn well. In addition to medical, dental and vision insurance, we also offer 8 holidays + 3 floating paid holidays.
- Remote working
- Flexible hours
- Large amounts of autonomy
- Great pay, insurance, benefits
So Why HLT?
If you’re interested in
- Coming up with solutions, not just completing tasks
- Being part of a passionate team determined to improve education
- A fast paced and fun work environment
- A career with a higher purpose
Then we we would love to talk to you!