Techstars is hiring a

Technical Associate, IoT (Sept-Jan)

New York, United States

Techstars Technical Associate // Paid Contract Position

Start date: Sep 21st 2016

End Date: Jan 17th 2017

Application Open Until: Sep 1st 2016

Location: New York City, New York

Interested in Becoming a Techstars Associate?

Interested in becoming a Techstars Technical Associate? You will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings – get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city, up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.

It’s basically a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, most associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

General Job Description

Can you design, cut and code efficiently and brilliantly? Do you enjoy solving complex technical problems? As the software developer associate, you’ll work with startups to get their ideas off the ground by helping them with their code. We are looking for associates that have the knowledge and ability to take a concept and turn it into a finished product. You should know your front end from your back end and know how everything works from top to bottom and can anticipate problems accordingly.

About You:

  • BA/BS degree or 2-5 years working in software development
  • A grounding in Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BS or MA in CS or related field)
  • Demonstrated interest in IoT, cloud platforms, mobile development
  • Experience developing APIs and SDKs
  • Demonstrated interest in technology, startups, entrepreneurship, venture capital, etc
  • Desire to work side-by-side with some of the country’s most promising new founders and young companies.
  • Enjoy hacking with DIY platforms (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel Edison)
  • Confident in a variety of languages such as the following: PHP, Java, .NET, Python, Objective-C, Ruby, JQuery, HTML, CCS, or design/UI/UX.
  • A drive to get better every day and are always looking for opportunities to learn.
  • A great attitude, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm
  • Currently live in New York City or would be willing to live here for the duration of the program.

Any questions, you are welcome to reach out to Angie at [email protected]


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About Techstars

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business. Techstars is a mentorship-driven accelerator, and is changing the way startups are built by arming entrepreneurs with a massive interconnected network of amazing founders, mentors, investors and companies.

With 18 mentorship-driven accelerator programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey. Techstars provides access to over 3,000 founders, mentors investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars makes entrepreneurship more accessible by providing access to capital, guidance, marketing, business development, customer acquisition, and recruitment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.