Coursello is a new education company on a mission to make high-quality courses accessible to all students. Founded by a former principal and leaders from LearnZillion, eBay, and Apple, Coursello provides schools and districts with live, discussion-based online courses for high schoolers. Coursello is backed by A-Street Ventures

The Full Stack Engineer will report to the CTO and collaborate closely with course designers and teachers. They will be one of the first technical hires at our fast-growing startup! We're looking for someone who can wear lots of different hats, and be open to learning new technologies as needs arise. We would like to hire for this position by the beginning of June, 2022.

Salary & Benefits

  • Range: $130k-$160k
  • Click here to read about Coursello’s benefits package

The Coursello Full Stack Engineer is responsible for

  • Creating web applications to help streamline and scale up online courses, and boost productivity
  • Collaborating with course designers and teachers to find areas that would benefit from software tools
  • Developing and enforcing best practices for privacy and security

What matters most

Coursello Engineers are detail-oriented and focused on creating and supporting the best technology for online courses, with an eye towards driving student engagement. They believe that technology belongs in the service of people, not the other way around.

Coursello Engineers are particularly good at being flexible, responding to quickly-changing needs with curiosity and passion. They are open to trying new things and believe in experimentation as a key to driving product innovation.

Most of our existing tech uses Python and Go, and we use Amazon AWS for our infrastructure needs. For the full stack engineer role, we're looking for folks who can build web apps in either Python, Go, or Javascript/Typescript (Node.js). 

You’re good at 

  • Developing creative ways to solve problems
  • Learning new technologies quickly
  • Quickly understanding a process and applying it to a new situation
  • Having deep working knowledge of technologies like Django, Flask, Express.js/Node.js, React, Angular, and AWS
  • Collaborating with Coursello teammates
  • Project management
  • Backwards planning
  • Building processes for capturing feedback and using it to improve products

Extra awesome

  • Experience with education technology and/or online courses
  • Experience with startups

Note to Candidates

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they check all the boxes listed in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We celebrate difference and diversity and we recognize it as core to our mission and values.

Our mission is to make high-quality courses accessible to all students. 

Our core values are: 

  • We see obstacles as opportunities
  • We use software to bring out the best in people (not the other way around)
  • We leave our egos at the door 
  • We make decisions based on a diversity of perspectives
  • We draw strength from our lives outside of Coursello

 

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