Software Engineer - Engagement Team

EdX

Software Engineer - Engagement Team

edX is an open source educational software startup venture between MIT and Harvard. At edX, our mission is to offer a world-class education to everyone, everywhere, allowing them to gain the in-demand skills and knowledge that will lead to career and lifelong success. We are adding full stack software engineers to join a team responsible for building the world's leading learning destination site and platform. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, deploy, and support scalable software systems
  • Collaborate with Product Management, UX, and Data Science to understand business problems and identify solutions
  • Provide mentorship to team members and assist with feedback on code reviews
  • Build and maintain operationally viable solutions throughout the software life cycle
  • Commit to owning your code and supporting the customer facing environment
  • Lead team members on independent project initiatives
  • Promote teamwork, research cutting edge technology, and support a vibrant innovative work atmosphere

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 2+ years of full-stack coding experience with JavaScript, Python, or other server-based programming languages
  • Real-world experience with web development frameworks like Django
  • Experience developing REST APIs
  • Demonstrated skills in building service-oriented architectures
  • Ability to problem solve and drive projects with loosely defined requirements
  • Experience working in an agile development environment

Nice to Have:

  • Contributions to Open Source projects
  • Experience with React or other modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Prior work building Static Websites and Single-Page Applications
  • Architecture and solutions development leveraging microservices
  • Test Driven Development
  • BS in Computer Science or relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with compliant front-end development standards and accessibility best practices

edX is an MIT startup company that offers highly competitive benefits and retirement plans, a pension program, free lunches every day, and meaningful work! Are you ready to be a part of our mission?

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