Staff Engineer

Industry: Education
Company size: 251-10K

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Job description

A U.S.-based company that is developing a world-class platform that enables users to gain access to customizable learning solutions, is looking for a Staff Engineer. The engineer will be responsible for creating software that is scalable, redundant, and capable of seamless recovery. The company’s platform is providing top-tier tutoring services and dynamic learning solutions. The company has managed to secure more than $105mn during its Series C round of funding. This position requires at least 6 hours of overlap with the EST/PST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead an engineering team that is diverse, inclusive, and committed to consistently delighting customers
  • Strong ownership qualities, growth mentality, and willingness to put in the work
  • Implement consumer-facing solutions that address the demands of the customers
  • Own scalable services that support our expanding learning platform
  • When deploying to AWS, use CI/CD with the appropriate logging, monitoring, and alerting
  • Become a mentor, a thought leader, and a champion of best practices
  • Work closely with data science and product team members

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience as a staff engineer
  • Demonstrable experience working with Python, AI, AWS, and Golang
  • Prior knowledge of at-scale web application architecture, implementation, and documentation
  • Solid familiarity with deployment tools like CodeShip and AWS CodeDeploy is a good choice.
  • Comprehensive understanding of CSS frameworks, React, TypeScript, and modern front-end technologies
  • Strong familiarity with the AWS infrastructure, including EC2, ECS, EKS, Lambda, Batch, CloudWatch, Kinesis, etc.
  • Nice to be more familiar before deploying e-commerce solutions
  • Ability to pick up new languages and technologies fast when required
  • Nice to have some experience with programming, functional, object-oriented, design patterns, Big O, and data structures
  • In-depth knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture, including contextual boundaries and communication between services, is desirable
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning systems like batch and real-time machine learning systems is nice to have
  • A solid understanding of configuration tooling like Terraform and AWS Cloud formation is preferred
  • Nice to have some experience with Data Security, including secure coding, data protection and classification, and PCI/HIPAA/GDPR
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

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