edX is an open source educational software startup venture between MIT and Harvard. At edX, our mission is to offer a world-class education to everyone, everywhere, allowing them to gain the in-demand skills and knowledge that will lead to career and lifelong success.
The Business Engineering team supports organizations that need to provide high-quality education to their workforces at scale. We're looking for an engineer to join the team to help implement and propose new features. Your work will be used in production by millions of learners from all over the world.
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
Weigh in on technical decisions, implementations, and trade-offs that impact engineering teams across the organization
Build and maintain operationally viable solutions throughout the software life cycle
Promote teamwork, research cutting edge technology, and support a work atmosphere that encourages continuous improvement
Qualifications & Skills:
Real-world experience with web development frameworks like Django
Experience developing REST APIs
Demonstrated skills in building service-oriented architectures
Prior experience researching and proposing new technologies
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 equivalent 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?