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Senior Software Engineer

Date: April 6, 2022 12:51:13 PM UTC


What You’ll Do

  • Make life better for passionate teachers by:
  • meeting the ultimate reliability and uptime challenge for digital tools – is this better than paper?
  • building well structured and documented RESTful APIs so that our apps can share data with ease
  • shipping code from your laptop to classrooms frequently and confidently
  • Help school administrators build great schools by:
  • building data pipelines that respect privacy and ensure security while offering useful insights
  • implementing code that runs great across platforms under variable memory and network constraints
  • analyzing performance and squashing tricky bugs using tools like Datadog, Alert Logic, and AWS CloudWatch
  • Learn every day by:
  • collaborating, pull request-ing, and mentoring on a cross-functional team
  • participating in cross-team share-outs, brownbags, and workshop series

Example Projects You Might Work On

  • Architecting algorithms to select the right activity for the right student at the right moment.
  • Creating teacher and student friendly front-end components, assessments and reporting pages.
  • Crunching data from student activities to show teachers just the right advice
  • Simulating hundreds of thousands of kids to implement scaling, stability, and security improvements
  • Improving our deployment and testing automation pipelines

You Must Have

  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Strong CS and software engineering fundamentals
  • 3+ years experience with server-side development preferably in Python
  • Experience with database technologies (modeling, ORMs, tuning)
  • Experience deploying production systems in the cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Strong communication skills in writing, conversation

Extra Credit For

  • Experience with tools we use every day:
  • Front-end frameworks: React, Redux, the next thing that will replace them all
  • Back-end frameworks: Node.js, AWS Lambdas, AWS AppSync (GraphQL)
  • Tools and systems: Linux, Docker, AWS, Datadog, Terraform, Jenkins
  • Data stores: DynamoDB, Oracle, Postgres, AWS S3
  • Proven passion for building and learning: open source contributions, pet projects, self-education, Stack Overflow
  • Experience in education or ed-tech

Company:Methodical Search

Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States, US


Experience Requirements: 4 Year

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