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To apply, please send some combination of resume, website, github, and/or cover letter to info@torch.io.

About Torch

Torch Leadership Labs is a Y Combinator-backed, leadership development tech company that provides coaching and training to tech startups. We are building an online platform that resources Torch coaches with a web/mobile based toolkit that provides comprehensive ongoing assessments and increased accountability. High EQ professionals will be matched with startup managers and individual contributors who seek to develop leadership skills.  

Come help us set a new standard for online leadership development.

 

Our Tech Stack

Our technology choices reflect the needs of rapidly accelerating digital startup: minimal overhead and automatic scale. Open Source Software and PaaS. A fully automated build and deploy process. No servers. With a this architecture, our team is free from the burden of deploying and scaling infrastructure so that we can focus on what’s important: our customers and the features required to help them achieve.

Read more about our technology stack

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Equity
  • Awesome Benefits
  • Flexible Vacation Policy
  • MacBook Pro (or Linux) Laptop with your choice of peripherals
  • An amazing team with a SERIOUS dedication to work-life balance

Management Consultant

Torch is looking for an in-house Management Consultant to support and optimize our recruiting, onboarding and training efforts. The consultant will revise our recruiting process, create and publish job descriptions, and develop a process for Torch to evaluate candidates based on their coaching experience, knowledge of leadership concepts, organizational psychology, group dynamics, conflict management and other psychological areas relevant to leadership coaching.

They will schedule and hold onboarding trainings with new coaches covering the use of the Torch web application, first client sessions, and building productive relationships with clients. They will work to continuously optimize the onboarding process. They will create and design management trainings around topics such as building productive relationships, managing conflicts in organizations, leadership, group dynamics, building emotional, social and cultural intelligence, change management, and others.

They will develop and hold workshops and webinars for current and prospective customers around management best practices and organizational psychology. All of these materials will be developed to solidify Torch’s existing customer relationships and position Torch for global expansion.

Requirements

  • Bachelors or MA degree in Social Organizational Psychology or related field
  • Minimum of two years working in Human Resources
  • Minimum of 100 hours of leadership coaching experience
  • Deep understanding of Human Resource Management and Organizational Psychology
  • Experience in delivering live and online trainings in front of groups of 50 people
  • Tech savvy and ability to quickly learn and understand the Torch web application
  • International work experience
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with diverse teams

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with organizational development and/or talent management, ideally in small, medium and large
    organizations
  • Background in communications
  • 150 hours of leadership coaching experience in the tech space
    Compensation
  • Salary is commensurate with training and experience.

Front End Engineer

Location: Buffalo, NY

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with product design and engineering teams to create beautiful, versatile and highly engaging user experiences
  • Helps to create a scalable, high performance, media-rich web application for consumption various device form factors
  • Identify opportunities for rapid innovation using PaaS or Open Source test components
    wherever possible
  • Takes part in peer code review processes

Skills

  • Responsive front end development using modern tools & frameworks
  • Ability to create reusable components
  • PSD-to-HTML/CSS conversion
  • ES6 / JavaScript programming
  • Basic CSS animation and SVG
  • Front-end performance optimization
  • Agile Techniques
  • ○ Automated Unit testing
    ○ Continuously integrated build and deployment
    ○ Gitflow branching methodology

Must Haves

  • A degree in Media Arts, Computer Science, or a related STEM field or equivalent
    experience
  • Knowledge for cross browser/device compatibility issues and workarounds
  • Knowledge of modern front end development tools, such as LESS, yarn, npm and
    webpack
  • A never-ending desire for improvement and a passion for tech-DIY
  • A commitment to be a contributor to Buffalo’s various technology communities and
    meetups

Nice to Haves

  • Experience using React & Redux
  • Experience with front-end unit testing
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Sentry.io

Data Scientist

Location: Buffalo, NY or remote

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with product teams to design and build creative solutions, using the output
    of analytical processes to enhance customer experience through recommendations and
    operational insights
  • Works with engineering team to design, build and productionize analytics infrastructure
    and data pipelines
  • Identify opportunities for rapid innovation using PaaS or Open Source components
    wherever possible.
  • Takes part in peer code review processes

Skills

  • A solid foundation in statistics
  • Use of data visualization techniques to effectively communicate

Must Haves

  • A degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics or a related STEM field
  • Ability to write efficient, testable code for analytical processes
  • Real-world experience programming with modern statistical packages using Python or R
  • SQL skills
  • Knowledge of NLP, sentiment analysis, keyword extraction
  • Experience using Ratings, Benchmarking & Recommendations
  • A never-ending desire for improvement and a passion for tech-DIY
  • A commitment to be a contributor to Buffalo’s various technology communities and
    meetups, such as Python-Buffalo, Data Science Buffalo, Buffalo Database Users Group

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Psychometric & Organizational data
  • Professional Experience using Agile Techniques
    ○ Automated Unit testing
    ○ Continuously integrated build and deployment
    ○ Gitflow branching methodology
  • Amazon Web Services (Redshift, Elastic MapReduce)
  • Apache Spark (or similar distributed framework)
  • Deep Learning techniques

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