About Us:  

We deliver the most advanced and flexible learning experience for certification, credentialing, test prep, continuing education, and training.  Our cloud-based learning platform is designed to help education and training organizations deliver a highly engaging and effective learning experience for users who are trying to advance their careers. With almost 1M active users last year, we incorporate the latest in learner-centered technology, including personalization, gamification, data science, usability and omni-channel delivery.  

We’re sitting in a pivotal time in the BenchPrep history.  After just closing a $20 million series C round of funding, we’re fueled for growth.  We’re ready to enhance our product offering, extend our position in the education and training industry, and scale our (humble) team.

We’re committed to helping students learn better, and that starts in our own office.

 

About the Role:

Our current situation is very exciting. We are looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our growing team. As our Senior Software Engineer, you will join a small team in a profitable start-up; building green-field projects as well as improving upon existing top-of-the-line products. In this role, you'll get to provide guidance and mentoring, own products with real user impact, and be in a great team of passionate engineers in a fun and engaging environment.

 

You should:

  • Be a web developer with solid knowledge of algorithms and data structures.
  • Have 4+ years of experience developing web applications.
  • Have solid knowledge of our technology stack (Ruby, Javascript, PostgreSQL, Redis, nginx).
  • Have experience in a full stack environment.
  • Have experience leading, owning products and solving problems.
  • Have experience with dynamic languages.
  • Be curious about ever-changing technology.

 

Life at BenchPrep:  

We work at BenchPrep because we’re dedicated to the mission and each day have an opportunity to be challenged and learn.  We work hard, eat well, and have lots of fun. Culture is our lifeline at BenchPrep. We tend to eat our (free) lunch together - not because we have to, but because we want to.  We celebrate our people, both professionally and personally. We focus on flexibility - both in work/life balance, but also everyday in operating with agility. We care about professional development so much that we offer employees $1,200 annually to build their skills.  And of course, we have all the La Croix and snacks that you’d expect to keep you moving. It’s no wonder we were selected in Built in Chicago’s 50 Best Small Companies to Work For in 2019, and Crain’s 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago lists.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We are looking for high performing and motivated professionals who are excited about the chance to leverage technology to impact the lives of millions of learners.

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