edX was launched as a joint software venture between MIT and Harvard. We’re on a mission to increase access to online education to learners worldwide. Today, our work is more important than ever.
We’re seeking a full-stack Senior Software Engineer to join a brand new team responsible for building and maturing edX Online Campus. edX Online Campus is a fully-online experience that extends the reach of education beyond the classroom, enabling any learning institution to build flexible solutions for the remote learner and augment existing on-campus offerings.Interested in solving business and engineering problems that will have a global impact?
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
Architecture and solutions development leveraging microservices
Test Driven Development
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
edX is an MIT startup company that offers highly competitive benefits and retirement plans, free lunches every day, and meaningful work! Are you ready to be a part of our mission?