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Staff Engineer

Posted on 7/5/2024

Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors

5,001-10,000 employees

Online personalized tutoring and self-study platform

AI & Machine Learning

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Security Engineering
Software Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years of software engineering experience
  • In-depth knowledge of modern software engineering practices, design patterns, and architectures
  • Strong expertise in two or more web or web services technology stacks
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong owner willing to code and review others' code
  • Ability to implement customer-facing solutions
  • Serve as the technical point of reference for the squad and broader engineering team
  • Lead the design and architectural discussions
  • Advocate for high-quality, maintainable, and scalable code
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, and stakeholders
  • Contribute to the engineering department's strategy and vision
  • Address complex technical challenges and optimize existing systems
  • Mentor and develop team members

Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy Company, stands out as a desirable workplace due to its robust use of AI and proprietary technology, enhancing both the efficacy of its tutoring services and the efficiency of its operations. Employees have the unique opportunity to contribute to a recognized leader in the online education sector, which provides personalized educational support across a wide spectrum of subjects and levels. The company prides itself on fostering a dynamic and supportive work environment that encourages innovation and personal growth in the evolving landscape of educational technology.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Clayton, Missouri



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth