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At Levee Labs, we build web applications. Hundreds of thousands of users rely on our products on a daily basis.  Our founders have spent the past 15 years building innovative, patented, web technologies that stand the test of time.

Ben

BEN WOLF

Ben has been an innovator and leader in web applications research and development for the past 15 years. At Levee Labs, he is focused on creating exceptional web, cloud, and big data products for organizations spanning the range from large public technology companies to up and coming technology startups. Prior to Levee Labs, Ben was the founding member and vice president of the Nextpoint Technology Lab which he led for seven years prior to a successful exit. Before that, Ben led Research and Development for Hubbard One, where he developed the leading integrated web marketing platform of the legal industry.  That platform was acquired by Thomson Reuters and is still thriving after over a decade. Ben is experienced and knowledgeable in developing patent portfilios.  He currently holds multiple software patents with several others pending.

Jim

JIM FIORATO

Jim has 14 years of software engineering and architecture experience. He has a broad technology background focused on web, cloud, and mobile and spanning numerous platforms. Jim has worked as lead engineer and architect alongside Ben at both Hubbard One/Thomson Reuters, and Nextpoint and is now a founding member of the Levee Labs team.

DIGITAL DESIGN AND ENGINEERING TEAM

Levee Labs has a talented and experienced team of web designers and engineers. Our current design team includes members with 20+ years in web, infographics, and product interfaces. Our engineers are passionate about the web and are dedicated to building highly reliable and scalable applications. Our areas of expertise and broad and include:

  • Amazon Web Services and cloud architecture.
  • Ruby on Rails
  • NoSQL, Redis, MongoDB
  • RDBMS, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle
  • Data Mining algorithms
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Native cloud applications

Ben Wolf wrote this on Jul 29, 2013

Our soon to be released hosted website platform IO is a native cloud application.  Designed not just for hosting websites in the cloud, but for hosting cloud-based websites.  It may sound like splitting a hair, but the differences are profound.

Many of today's cloud/SaaS applications are nothing more than traditional web applications that are hosted in the cloud.  If you were to look under the hood you'd see that they are employing a technology architecture that goes back to the 1990's complete with an relational database such as MySQL, Oracle, or SQL Server.  There's nothing wrong with those technologies per se and for certain types of applications, they are still the best choice.  However if you are looking to build a modern web site that is highly ...

It's not just about traffic

Ben Wolf wrote this on Jul 29, 2013

It's about getting more leads.  Simply put, that's ultimately the goal for web marketing departments.  There are many tools that can aide in that process, but none are more powerful than the web and email.  The harsh reality is that the vast majority of companies aren't leveraging the web for its primary benefits which are learning about potential customers, generating leads, and converting leads into customers.  This is the (not-so) new era of web marketing called Inbound Marketing or Permission Marketing and the best and brightest companies on the web are taking full advantage.

Most companies started adopting the web in earnest back in the late 90's.  I remember it well as I was working for the leading law firm website development company, Hubbard O...

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Levee Labs is currently looking for inspired techies to join us in building cloud-based, SaaS applications for web and marketing professionals. This is an opportunity to join a start-up technology company with founders that have successfully launched multiple industry leading SaaS technologies. If you are interested in learning more about us, please get in touch.  

Engineer

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering. They’ll be self-motivated, creative, and excited about the processes of change and invention. They will be well versed in multiple web development technologies and passionate about web-based software development. Specifically we leverage the following technologies:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • PHP
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, Route 53)
  • Responsive Web Design (HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript)
  • MySQL, MongoDB, Redis
  • And many more

This is a full-time, salaried position. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.  Levee Labs offers a flexible work environment where all employees are given a strong voice and the opportunity to balance life and work in the way that best suits them.

 

Designer

We believe in the importance of great  design.  We're looking for a talented designer to assist us in shaping our brand and product interfaces in addition to helping us design beautiful websites and more for our customers.  The ideal candidate will be opinionated, passionate, and self-motivated and will be a lover and student of great web design.  Experience with HTML5, CSS, and Javascript would be great.  We'll definitely want to see examples of work that you've done and work that you admire.

This is a full-time, salaried position. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.  Levee Labs offers a flexible work environment where all employees are given a strong voice and the opportunity to balance life and work in the way that best suits them.

 

Project Manager

We're looking for an organized, aggressive, and web-savvy project manager to join our team.  This person will assist us in managing customer development projects in addition to overseeing in-house product development.  They'll be responsible for growing current accounts and will participate in business development activities.

They idea candidate will be entrepreneurial, highly motivated, and a skilled multi-tasker.

This is a full-time, salaried position. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.  Levee Labs offers a flexible work environment where all employees are given a strong voice and the opportunity to balance life and work in the way that best suits them.

 

Levee Labs is an early stage technology company with a solid and growing customer base and an early track record of growth. We’re headquartered in Madison, WI, but value remote and independent work environments and already have employees in three different states. Candidates will be self-motivated and eager to work for an organization where they can make a big difference.

If interested in the position, please send your resume, portfolio, and references to info@leveelabs.com.

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