edX was launched as a joint venture between MIT and Harvard, and we’re on a mission to increase access to online education to learners worldwide. Anytime. Anywhere. Today, our work is more important than ever.
We seek a full stack developer to join our team. It's a high-impact role and a game-changing opportunity for the right person. Our platform enables more than 30 million learners around the world to access education across a variety of subjects.
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
5+ years of full-stack coding experience
Ability to problem solve, drive projects with loosely defined requirements, communicate with stakeholders, and learn from both success and failure
Ability to share your knowledge with team members through mentoring, code reviews, pair programming, presentations, etc.
Nice to Have
Experience working with Python and Django
Experience building static websites (we use Gatsby and GraphQL)
Experience working in an agile development environment
Experience with Optimizely or similar A/B testing tools
Familiarity with experiment design and evaluation
Working knowledge of SEO
Experience with accessibility best practices and compliant front-end development standards
Familiarity with open source frameworks
An interest in enabling and integrating open source contributions
BS in Computer Science or related experience
We offer 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?