Staff Software Engineer
South America
Posted on 8/18/2023
Varsity Tutors

501-1,000 employees

Live learning platform
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
Ruby on Rails
AI & Machine Learning
Software Engineering
  • You are a strong owner with a growth mindset and who is willing to roll up their sleeves
  • You are excited to:
  • Implement customer-facing solutions that solve the customers' true needs
  • Own large scale services that power our growing learning platform
  • Architect software with scalability, redundancy, and seamless survival / recovery
  • Use CI/CD to deploy in AWS with proper logging, monitoring, and alerting
  • Serve as a mentor, idea leader, and advocate for best practices
  • Partner with Product and Data Science
  • You are skilled with any or all:
  • Experience architecting, implementing and documenting at-scale web applications in:
  • Golang: Essential
  • Ruby on Rails: Nice to have
  • Java/Scala/C++: Nice to Have
  • Familiarity with AWS Infrastructure: EC2, ECS, EKS, Lambda, Batch, CloudWatch, Kinesis, etc
  • Aptitude to quickly learn new languages and technologies as necessary
  • Lead a diverse, inclusive, passionate team of engineers to continuously deliver customer delight
  • We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer (Full-Time Contractor) based in South America to join us on our mission to help people learn! This is a great opportunity to work with an amazing team and drive the technology of learning products and platforms. We operate in a highly collaborative environment with Product and Design to build experiences that matter to our customers. At Varsity Tutors, engineers do not just write code; they actively participate in the conversation on what and how to build the systems and solutions that matter to our customers. If you love your customers as much as we do, we'd love to hear from you
  • We use big data and machine learning, taking into account hundreds of variables, including Learner and Expert attributes, adaptive diagnostic assessments, and data from past learning experiences. But really, we are just getting started and have so much more headroom to innovate. You will architect scalable software solutions, understand and implement best practices, and create technology that is highly performant and extensible
  • This position is a full-time remote opportunity. (We've been remote friendly for years, and that isn't going away)
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with deployment systems (e.g. CodeShip, AWS CodeDeploy) is a plus
  • Familiarity with implementing e-commerce solutions is a plus