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Senior Software Engineer, Core Platform

Seattle, WA

Our client, a fast growing education technology company is improving how people learn, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Core Platform Team. You will architect scalable software solutions, understand and implement best practices, and create technology that is highly performant and extensible.

This position is a full-time remote opportunity! (We've been remote friendly for years and that isn't going away).

Who you are:

Note: There is no such thing as a “perfect” candidate, even if you don’t meet all the requirements for the position, you should apply.  We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply. Apply now if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day! 

Your customers are other engineering teams, your toolchain encompasses the right tool for the job, and you know tough challenges can create innovative ideas. 

You are excited to 

  • Own key large scale backend services that power our growing learning platform

  • Architect software with scalability, redundancy, and seamless survival / recovery

  • Use CI/CD to deploy in AWS with proper logging, monitoring, and alerting

  • Serve as a mentor, idea leader, and advocate for best practices

  • Be on-call, but write services that never wake you up

You are skilled with any or all 

  • Programming languages: Golang / NodeJS / Python / SQL

  • Source code management: Git, branching, merging, PRs, Github actions

  • Data Stores: MySQL / PostgreSQL / Redshift / S3 / DynamoDB / NoSQL

  • Platforms: Docker, Linux, OSX

You might also be familiar with

  • Configuration Tooling: Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or SaltStack

  • Data Security: Secure coding, data protection and classification, PCI / HIPAA / GDPR

  • AWS Infrastructure: EC2, ECS, EKS, Lambda, Batch, CloudWatch, Kinesis, etc.

  • Programming: Functional, Object Oriented, Design Patterns, Big O, data structures

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to help revolutionize how the world learns

  • Collaborative team-oriented work environment with a feedback rich culture

  • Remote First Culture

  • Hackfest!

  • Work-life balance

  • Competitive Salary plus Equity (RSUs)

  • Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401k Company Matching Plan

  • Flexible PTO plus a floating holiday (for your birthday!)

  • Paid VTO ("Volunteer Time Off" to do community service/charity work)

  • 52 hours of Free Learning Sessions per year for you or immediate families members and free access to our Virtual School Day classes and School@Home program

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