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Software Engineer I
Posted on 6/30/2021
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
UI/UX Design
Web Development
  • Between 1-3 years of software development experience (more or less)
  • Some experience in at least 1 core area of web development, such as a frontend web framework, backend API experience, database query design, or prior experience with an ORM or backend framework
  • A proven ability to pick up new technologies on the job
  • Strong written communication skills
  • A proactive work style and the willingness to ask for help where you need it
  • Experience with at least 1 of the following core technologies: Python, Django, React, modern Javascript (ECMA 2016+)
  • Enthusiasm for Agile/Scrum processes
  • Prior experience or interest in DevOps/Site Reliability Engineering
  • Help your team develop, and deploy full-stack SaaS using Python, Django, and React
  • Take ownership of parts of edXs code base, including helping to prioritize, to diagnose and to fix bugs
  • Work with the engineering and product teams to plan deliverables and goals
  • Learn from your coworkers and share your knowledge with them through tech. talks, interest groups, company-wide demos, and hackathons
  • Develop skills by working on and helping release new features each quarter through our Agile process
  • Were on a mission to unlock our learners potential on a global level, seeking to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive world
  • We set outcomes that matter and provide value in all that we do, from building meaningful products to serving the edX community

201-500 employees

Free online education
Company Overview
There are three commitments we've made to the world. We've been grounded by these since day one: Increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere, enhance teaching and learning on campus and online, and advance teaching and learning through research.
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break