Senior Software Engineer


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ClassDojo’s ultimate goal is to create an education system that serves every child on Earth with a 10x better learning experience than today. Our plan to do this is to bring communities of teachers, kids, and families together all over the world, and give those communities the power to improve their classrooms.

As a senior software engineer at ClassDojo, you'll help build the systems that will support our rapid growth. You’ll work on production code from day one, deploy often, move quickly, and have your work used by millions of students, teachers, and parents around the world every day. In addition, you’ll help us further develop our high-quality engineering culture, one that values rapid iteration, collaboration, and best practices. Our code is heavily tested and deployed daily, and we’re serious about building a world-class engineering team. 


Bachelors degree in Computer Science and 2 years of experience as a Software Engineer or Android Engineer required.  Experience must include an understanding of systems deployment and automation, monitoring and alerting, for cloud based servers. Servers are deployed in Amazon Web Services (AWS). Understanding of database technologies such as MongoDB and MySQL to interact with the API persistence layer.


Use computer science fundamentals to architect a performant, scalable and solid foundation for ClassDojo's Android mobile application. Standardize, implement and maintain frameworks supporting the ClassDojo Android app using the Java and Javascript programming languages. Create and maintain infrastructure to automate tasks such as continuous builds and deployments. Apply skills and experience with MacOS, Linux and other operating systems and cloud computing environments to ensure that this infrastructure is performant, reliable and accurate. Creating robust application code requires experience working XML interface building, integrating with Node.js backends, and communicating between services using HTTPS. As a mobile feature developer, use required ingenuity and computer science expertise to overcome the constraints on memory resources, CPU resources, low connectivity that are inherent on mobile development platforms.

About ClassDojo
ClassDojo’s mission is to bring communities together, and give them the tools, ideas and energy to change education for their kids. Founded in 2011 and based in San Francisco, California, ClassDojo is a simple way for teachers, parents, and students to share the magic of the school day through photos, videos, and messages. It helps everyone create exciting, inspiring and creative classrooms and homes for kids. We’re one of the fastest growing education technology companies of all time, used and loved by millions of teachers, parents and students in 90% of K-8 schools in the US, and 180 other countries.

The Team
We believe focused, talented, non-hierarchical teams can achieve a surprising amount. Our team is made up of engineers, designers, and educators from around the world, with deep backgrounds in public and charter schools, as well as from Facebook, Google, Dropbox, Airbnb, Amazon, Y Combinator and more. We’re building a company that will transform education and one that is the kind of place we’ve all always wanted to work. We believe you’ll do the best work of your life here.

If you’re excited about having an impact in education at massive scale, we’d love to hear from you.


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