Sr. Software Engineer, Online Campus

2U, Inc   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Education

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Not Specified years

Posted 122 days ago

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About The Role

We are looking for a smart, collaborative and results-driven software engineer with experience in agile techniques like test driven development (TDD) and pair programming.

Above all, you care about software craftsmanship. You have experience in, and passion for, high-quality, maintainable code that confers low operating costs, high change velocity and is a point of professional pride for you and the team.

You are a competent maker with the following competencies:

  • Writing maintainable high-performance code
  • Refactoring to keep code maintainable
  • Conducting exploratory and automated testing
  • Debugging complex problems under time constraints

You have experience in:

  • Relating your project deliverables to products you are building and strategy behind them
  • Advocating for end user needs in software you are building
  • Collaborating with product managers to define and refine requirements

Over time, we expect you to grow by learning and practicing the following skills:

  • Providing technical guidance and feedback to other team-members
  • Planning and estimating development tasks and short-term projects
  • Running deployment software to put code on production
  • Participating in application level technical design
  • Participating in technical interviews

About The Team

The Online Campus team makes up the core of outward-facing user experience of 2U’s product offering. This is the “face” of 2U insofar as it is the destination for students, faculty, administrators and support users alike to interact with each other, share information, consume content, and perform the necessary operations to complete a degree with a 2U partner. We're currently working on replace legacy systems, open source Learning Management System in PHP, with new tech stack. We are motivated to build a team where members bring sound computer science fundamentals and a diverse set of skills and experiences to the table. We looking for experience and expertise in the following technologies:

Core competencies:

  • Experience in distributed systems, including fault tolerant design, event sourcing and other distributed system architectural patterns
  • Proficient in container technology like Docker, and familiarity with Swarm/Kubernetes/Mesos
  • Significant backend programming experience in multiple languages

Bonus:

  • Ruby or Python experience
  • Systems programming or Go, Swift, Elixir/erlang, Rust
  • Linux/unix fundamentals
  • Experience working with queue systems, such as Kafka, RabbitMQ, and so on
  • Experience with key-value stores and/or distributed databases (Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)
  • AWS and cloud infrastructure