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Job Description

There has never been a better time to be a developer. Even better, a developer on open source projects. Even better, a developer on open source projects that are backed by some of the people that made open source a viable (and billion dollar) business model in the first place. If that excites you, you’re going to love Corilla.

We are looking for a Backend Developer to join the team to work on the content publishing tool that we are building for technical writers. If that sounds like you, you will have demonstrable skills in:

– Java
– Javascript
– Linux
– Amazon AWS
– gets open source
– fluent English
– Github
– hustle

While not essential, the following skills would put you closer to your very own seat in our office at the NUMA Sprint Accelerator in Paris, France:

– experience with content management systems
– love thinking about the future of content
– experience in or passion for the startup ecosystem
– down with the open source community
– either speak French or not intimidated by some of our team having cool accents
– don’t mind traveling
– strong desire to experiment
– hustle (again)
– interested in building out your own persona brand as our content team works on sharing our journey

Key responsibilities:

– take on and collaborate on high level technical and product decisions
– work on Java application
– work on REST API
– work on database
– maintain and improve Amazon AWS and other devops
– have a stake in the direction of our tech stack and influence in building out our technical team


About Corilla

Corilla's formation was inspired by an experience working on an internal publishing startup at Red Hat. In a forgotten corner of an office tucked away in Australia, a group of technical writers built their own open source CCMS. The result took over nearly two thirds of the company's global software documentation.Travelling internationally to share these insights at techcomms and software documentation conferences globally, Corilla cofounder David Ryan observed a common pattern. Technical writers were complaining about being forced to use tools that they disliked to create documentation that customers no longer read.Leaving Red Hat to focus on this problem full time, Corilla gained the support of Red Hat's cofounder and first CEO, Bob Young, leading an initial angel round. Shortly after the team packed its bags after an invitation to join Google Launchpad in Paris, France, and then stayed on as the first international startup accepted into the NUMA Sprint Accelerator .Since completing the intense acceleration program, Corilla has grown a global community and launched a public beta release. You can follow our journey onthe blog or twitter and as always, we would love to hear from you.
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