Software Engineer

New York

Software Engineer

New York


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Software Engineer

Full-time, New York, Engineering
Codecademy is a NYC based, mission driven startup that is passionate about teaching millions of people across the world how to code. Our aim is to equip people with the technical skills they need to be successful in our rapidly changing, digital world.

As a software engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that will impact millions of our learners. Our engineers maintain and improve our interactive learning environment, build support and tools for our content creators, and work closely with our product and design teams to create polished experiences for our users.

About You

You are versatile. You are comfortable working on different parts of the stack, able to wear different hats, or have experience in multiple domain areas.

You are enthusiastic about tackling technical challenges. You seek and prefer simple solutions to complex problems.

You are a strong coder. You enjoy writing clean, production quality code, and have fun while doing so. You either have experience with the technologies we currently use, or have an interest in, and ability to quickly learn new languages and frameworks. 

You have experience with, and love developing software. You have a BS degree in Computer Science (or a similar technical field of study), or equivalent industry experience.

You are a strong team player. You take initiative and drive individual projects, but also enjoy collaborating with others.

Bonus Points If...

You have a strong sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience. You put user needs first and possess a deep empathy for users.

You are familiar with the whole web stack, from protocols and web server optimization techniques, to frontend and backend web frameworks.

You have experience designing, building, testing, and deploying web applications at scale.

Technologies We Use

React/Redux, Ruby on Rails, Go

MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redis

AWS, Docker, Chef

Additional

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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