Senior Fullstack Engineer: ProX


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We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. (US & Canada based candidates only)

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online coding education.

Our learners have gone on to start new jobs, launch new companies, and lead new lives thanks to their work with Codecademy, and our platform has transformed the way businesses develop and retain their teams.

Since 2011, our team has grown to over 200 employees serving 50+ million learners from 190+ countries. We've raised over $82M in venture capital funding from top investors including Prosus, Owl Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and more--which gives us the capital to get stuff done in an impactful way.

Join us to help build a business that empowers tens of millions of people to lead better lives!

Codecademy's ProX team owns defining the boundary between the free and paid experience on Codecademy, and collaborates across a variety of other product teams to deliver on this goal. The team is constantly working to identify new and engaging ways to improve users' experience with our platform. Example initiatives on this team could include experimentation, improving learning efficacy, and content recommendations.

If you're passionate about identifying new ways to teach technical skills to our learners, this team is for you.

What You'll Do

  • Implement the features and user interfaces of Codecademy products
  • Architect efficient and reusable full stack systems that drive complex web applications
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling products
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Take your ideas from concept to reality; use our experimentation systems to test different variations of our pages to experiment, iterate, learn and repeat
  • Be a champion for developing and adhering to engineering standards within the LX team. We want to build high-quality software that's easy to understand, easy to change, and works the way it's supposed to
  • Put automated testing, tracking and monitoring in place to ensure our website is always working as expected

What You'll Need

  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience developing web applications using Ruby on Rails and JavaScript/Typescript, including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES6
  • Experience with React and other modern web technologies such as Next.js and Webpack plus an excitement to focus on Front End development projects
  • You know your browser APIs and optimizing for frontend performance is a challenge you'll gladly accept
  • Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB) or SQL (Postgres) databases

What Will Make You Stand Out

  • Experience with Docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience with Go
  • Familiarity with GraphQL
  • Check out our Engineering Values matrix on our Github here.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.

Company name: Codecademy
Remote job title: Senior Fullstack Engineer: ProX
Job tags: pre-revenue, freemium, education

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