Senior Software Engineer - Learner <3 Team

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Senior Software Engineer - Learner

EdX is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Learner

This is a full-stack engineering team that works mostly with Python and javascript, but the nature of the various projects offers opportunities to work in other languages as well!


  • Contribute to (and eventually lead) the Learner engineering team by leveraging your skills in technical direction, priority setting, and execution/delivery.
  • Design, develop, deploy, and support scalable software systems.
  • Evaluate and leverage different languages and software tools to effectively deliver learner value
  • Support the open source community.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Real-world experience with Python or other development languages.
  • 1+ years of experience in a leadership role.
  • Full stack experience, including HTML, CSS, Javascript, Django and/or MySQL.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.


  • Experience with React, Backbone, and webpack.
  • BS in Computer Science or related experience.
  • 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 as well as a plethora of other fun perks and access to some of the smartest people on the planet! Are you ready to be a part of our Mission?

EdX, an open source educational software start-up venture between MIT and Harvard to build the world's leading learning destination site and platform so that everyone around the world has the opportunity and access to education.

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EdX is located right off the MIT campus in the Kendall Square neighborhood of Cambridge, MA
141 Portland Street , Cambridge, MA 02139

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401(K) Matching
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Flex Work Hours
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