For over two decades, BrainPOP has been trusted by educators and parents worldwide as a source of engaging and impactful learning experiences for all kids. With a presence in over two-thirds of U.S. districts through school and district subscriptions and an estimated annual reach of 25 million students, BrainPOP is empowering kids to take agency over their learning and excel in and out of the classroom. 

The company was acquired in 2022 by KIRKBI, the family-owned holding and investment company of the LEGO brand, marking a significant milestone as their first acquisition in the digital learning realm. We are thrilled to continue making learning fun and accessible with the strategic guidance and support of KIRKBI.

About the Role

We're seeking a talented Full Stack Developer to join our innovative team at BrainPOP. As we continue to expand our platform and enhance user experiences, we require a seasoned developer who can contribute their expertise to our dynamic projects.

In this role, you will

  • Develop and maintain scalable web applications and APIs
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability. 
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies and best practices 
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues to ensure seamless performance
  • Work closely with Product Management, UX & Design, and other Developers to build new tools enabling creativity at scale
  • Ensure our code is of the highest quality by practicing and evangelizing engineering best practices (code reviews, pairing, etc.)

You have

  • B.Sc.or M.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a full-stack developer
  • Experience with PHP and frameworks like Laravel or Symfony
  • Experience with a modern client-side framework like Vue, React, Angular or Ember
  • Architectural understanding of web applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of work in modern environments: version control, build tools, CI servers
  • Superior creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Eager to learn more about new languages and frameworks
  • A disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance




Life at BrainPOP

At BrainPOP, our work directly impacts how teachers teach and students learn. They inspire us to build solutions that facilitate joy and meaningful learning outcomes. Our commitment to educators and kids is reflected in our dedication to the BrainPOP team: ensuring their experience is empowering, creative, collaborative, playful, and anchored in learning and growth.  

Our team is made up of educators, data scientists, published authors, engineers, artists, bakers, film buffs, cyclists, dual citizens, and so much more. We value diversity and inclusion, collaboration, and learning from multiple perspectives.

We believe that a diverse organization is a more effective organization. BrainPOP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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