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Overview

CognaLearn is a learning science company that uses patent pending methods and technologies developed at Duke-NUS Medical School to optimize learning based on cognitive science. Since spinning out of Duke-NUS in October 2015, CognaLearn has generated over $1 million in revenue from its education solutions for GSK, Pfizer and Takeda and its InteDashboardTM teaching software provides professors real-time data at 20 institutions in Asia, Australia and the United States including: Duke-NUS, Yale-NUS, the University of Florida and the University of Illinois. Our next platform will predict and optimize learning with artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data.

 

MISSION: CognaLearn helps people learn better and faster with cognitive science.

VISION: Improve outcomes for one million learners by 2020.

VALUES: Passion, Learning, Innovative solutions, Collaboration, Versatility, Integrity.

 

Product offerings

Software: The InteDashboardTM Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) technology platform allows educators to implement multiple cognitive science based learning interventions at scale with real-time data analytics.

Services: Train-the-Trainer (“TTT”) workshops to corporates such as the Public Utilities Board (“PUB”) and universities on cognitive science based learning methods.

Solutions: Turnkey solutions using CognaLearn’s learning methods and technologies under the MEDNIVA vertical for the healthcare industry and the 5stepCareers vertical for career skills training.

 

Fulltime or part-time positions:

• Business manager: Manage intellectual property, accounting and finance, HR, legal, facilities and more.

• Sales account executive: Inside sales of InteDashboardTM with web demos to professors in the US.

 

Internship positions: Currently recruiting interns for these roles. We prefer interns that can work five days per week for a period of four to six months to allow you the chance to make a tangible impact and give us both sufficient time to determine if chemistry exists for a full-time position.

• Business: Run the business, review financials, prepare investor updates and pitches.

• Data scientist: Use the data generated by InteDashboardTM to optimize learning.

• Growth: Exciting mix of sales, marketing and business development all rolled into one.

• Learning scientist: Develop training content using our patent pending methodology.

 

Leadership roles: Chief Data Scientist, Marketing, Sales and Customer Success (longer-term).

 

Why to apply:

• You care about making education better

• We care more about your ability and desire to learn than your specific background and circumstance

• Flexible hours and part-time options available

How to apply: Please apply at www.cognalearn.com/application/

 

Application resources: • Websites: Software (www.intedashboard.com) and Corporate (www.cognalearn.com) • Blog posts and presentations: www.intedashboard.org • YouTube: www.tinyurl.com/cognatalk • Working here: “7 inspiring habits of my best start-up employers” at www.tinyurl.com/cognaintern • Free online courses on how to apply better: Resume course (www.tinyurl.com/cognaresume ) and Pitching course – refer to the five-bullet point pitch section (http://tinyurl.com/cognapitch)

Questions to careers@cognalearn.com. Applicants only, please. We don’t use staffing agencies now.

 

Frontend Developer (JavaScript Developer, Web Developer)

Here’s what you would be doing

1. Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.

2. Create website layout/user interface by using modern HTML/CSS standards.

3. Maintain a JavaScript-based MVC framework of our product.

4. Builds the web application(s) in accordance to the user-flow strategy determined by the UX/UI Designer.

5. Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.

6. Upgrades the web application(s) based on feedback/complaints from Customer Support team.

7. Evaluates and integrates 3rd party APIs, including SDKs for social networks, advertising platforms, and analytics.

8. Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.

9. Create and maintain software documentation

10. Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.

11. Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.

 

Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1. At least 3-years of experience developing web applications.

2. Strong HTML5 and CSS3 skills; able to convert PSD/Zeplin files.

3. Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS and

4. Strong understanding of consuming RESTful APIs.

5. Experience deploying via Web-pack.

6. Knowledge of Google’s Firebase is a bonus but if you don’t know it you will learn.

7. Exposure to at least one server-side language, e.g., PHP (prefered), Ruby, NodeJS.

8. Meticulous with form validation.

9. Strong debugging best practices.

10. A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.

11. Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development.

12. Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools.

13. Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process.

14. Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.

15. Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.

16. Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

Position is based at our Global Headquarters in Block 71 Singapore – no remote candidates

 

LMS/LTI Specialist (LMS Specialist, Education Software Specialist)

Here’s what you would be doing

1. Maintain a Bridge-system between Learning Management Systems (LMSes) and our software products via the Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) standards.

2. Become an expert on major LMSes deployed globally by our customers.

3. Keep abreast with changes to LMSes’ compatibility and integration changelogs.

4. Evaluates and integrates 3rd party APIs, including SDKs to enhance the Bridge-system.

5. Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.

6. Create and maintain software documentation.

7. Perform regular diagnostics and security testing (DevOps) on the Bridge-system.

8. Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.

 

Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1. Prior experience in any company where you used a CRM, CMS or ERP system. We require you to already understand how applications that facilitate collaboration work.

2. A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.

3. At least 3-years of experience in PHP/MySQL.

4. Strong understanding of consuming RESTful APIs.

5. Knowledge of JAVA is a bonus.

6. Meticulous with data validation.

7. Strong debugging best practices.

8. Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.

9. Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.

10. Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

Position is based at our Global Headquarters in Block 71 Singapore – no remote candidates

 

Business Manager Job Specification

Here’s what you would be doing

1. Intellectual Property: Make sure we comply with our patent license agreement which primarily relates to reporting requirements and making royalty payments.

2. Cash and capital:

a) Cash: Prepare a weekly cash report.

b) AR and Revenue: Prepare invoices and send to customers; identify outstanding invoices.

c) AP and Cost: Setup payments for outside vendors, employee expenses, payroll and CPF for approval.

d) Reporting: Provide accountant with data need to prepare monthly financials.

e) Tax: Provide tax agents and advisors with data need for tax compliance.

f) Financial planning and analysis: Update financial analysis.

g) Capital structure: Assist with investor updates and presentations.

h) Alternate finance: Assist with grant applications and documentation requirements.

 

3. Legal:

a) Make sure insurance coverage is up to date.

b) Interact with corporate secretary to ensure ACRA compliance.

c) Maintain and develop corporate policies.

 

4. Team:

a) Maintain employment contracts and applications.

b) Draft job specifications.

c) Manage recruiting and interview process.

d) Onboard new employees.

 

5. Marketing:

a) Register and coordinate logistics for conferences.

b) Assist with grant applications and documentation.

c) Assist with managing marketing vendors.

 

6. Support: Manage facilities and other support activities.

 

7. Strategy: Assist with strategy presentations and documents.

Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1. Organization: Attention to detail across multiple items.

2. Efficiency: Process creation and improvement.

3. Versatility: Switch between different things and adapt to new things.

3. Results: Success and outcome orientation.

4. Communication. Effective written and oral communicator.

 

Response to questions to include in your application

1. Describe a process you created or improved.

2. Describe a time when you demonstrated your versatility.

3. Describe the most mundane or simple task you would be willing to perform in this role.

4. Why do you want to work at CognaLearn?

5. Please send us your best five bullet-point pitch.

Position is based at our Global Headquarters in Block 71 Singapore – no remote candidates

 

Sales Account Executive

Here’s what you would be doing

Selling the InteDashboardTM Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) technology platform to universities primarily in the United States using primarily inside sales and web based demos focused on university professors and university IT professionals.

 

1. Sourcing: Source leads through creative research.

2. Selling: Manage an entire process from approach through close.

3. Optimizing: Document successes and failures, then refine tactics and process.

4. Reporting: Track pipeline in quantitative terms to keep track of leads and forecast results.

5. Identifying: Uncover unmet customer needs and incorporate customer feedback to improve the product experience.

Here’s what we would like to see you from you

1. Sales experience: 2-3+ years outbound sales experience, preferably in B2B / SaaS, ideally selling to Higher Education.

2. Track record: Quantifiable track record of exceeding quotas.

3. Excellent communication skills: You will be selling to mostly university professors in the United States thus perfect written and spoken English is critical.

4. Independence: Ability to work independently and prioritize effectively

5. Innovative solutions: Demonstrate the ability to implement creative approaches to problems possibly using recent innovations in outbound sales

Please include response to the following questions in your application

1. Why do you want to work at CognaLearn?

2. Please send us your best five bullet-point pitch.

Position is based at our Global Headquarters in Block 71 Singapore – no remote candidates

For more information, please contact us at careers@cognalearn.com