Senior Software Engineer - Master's team

| Greater Boston Area

Senior Software Engineer - Master's Team

EdX is an open source educational software start up venture between MIT and Harvard. We are adding strong full stack software engineers to join the team in building the world's leading learning destination site and platform so that everyone around the world has the opportunity and access to education.

The Master’s Engineering Team at edX is seeking a senior software engineer to join a team that is responsible for building new platform capabilities that will enable us to disrupt education by offering high quality, affordable online Master’s degrees.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, deploy, and support scalable software systems.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, UX and BI to understand business problems, and identify solutions.
  • Build and maintain operationally viable solutions throughout its life cycle.
  • Support the open source community.
  • Committed to own your code and supporting the customer facing environment.
  • Value teamwork, cutting edge technology and a vibrant innovative atmosphere to work in.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Real-world experience web service development frameworks like Django
  • Able to code front to back with HTML, CSS, Javascript and python or other server based programming languages
  • Demonstrated skills in building service oriented architectures.
  • Test Driven Development.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.

Nice to Have:

  • Contributor to or consumer of Open Source Frameworks.
  • Experience with React, Backbone and RequireJS.
  • BS in Computer Science or related field of study.
  • Familiarity with standards compliant front-end development and accessibility best practices.

edX is an MIT start up company that offers a highly competitive benefits plan, a pension program, free lunches every day and meaningful work! Are you ready to be a part of our Mission?

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Location

EdX is located right off the MIT campus in the Kendall Square neighborhood of Cambridge, MA

What are edX Perks + Benefits

edX Benefits Overview

edX employees are eligible for all MIT benefits. Enjoy the benefits of an established benefits program, but still live startup life.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We have a pension plan too!
401(K) Matching
5% match
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
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