edX is an open source educational software startup venture between MIT and Harvard. We are adding a full stack software engineer to join the team responsible for delivering online Master’s degrees on edX.
You will join a team responsible for building new platform capabilities that will enable us to disrupt education by offering high quality, affordable online Master’s degrees.
Design, develop, deploy, and support scalable software systems
Collaborate with Product Management, UX, and Data Science to understand business problems and identify solutions
Provide mentorship to team members and assist with feedback on code reviews
Build and maintain operationally viable solutions throughout the software life cycle
Commit to owning your code and supporting the customer facing environment
Lead team members on independent project initiatives
Promote teamwork, research cutting edge technology, and support a vibrant innovative work atmosphere
Qualifications & Skills:
Real-world experience with web development frameworks like Django
Experience developing REST APIs
Demonstrated skills in building service-oriented architectures
Ability to problem solve and drive projects with loosely defined requirements
Experience working in an agile development environment
Nice to Have:
Contributions to Open Source projects
Prior work building Static Websites and Single-Page Applications
Architecture and solutions development leveraging microservices
Test Driven Development
BS in Computer Science or relevant work experience
Familiarity with compliant front-end development standards and accessibility best practices
edX is an MIT startup company that offers highly competitive benefits and retirement plans, a pension program, free lunches every day, and meaningful work! Are you ready to be a part of our mission?