Software Engineer
Course Hero, Inc. - Redwood City, CA

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Come join a growing start-up in the rapidly evolving edtech space. Silicon Valley based Course Hero, Inc. is looking for a top-notch software engineer to play an integral part in designing our learning platform’s DNA.

Our developers release code every day, so we’re looking for someone who can implement whole features independently and iterate quickly. Each software engineer has a role in building Course Hero’s architecture and will have the opportunity to touch all parts of the stack. You will also need to manipulate terabytes of data and work with analysts and statisticians to ensure the validity of our processes. Our team is still small, so developers will see projects from start to finish, working closely with product managers, designers, and copywriters to ensure successful execution.

Most importantly, we seek to hire individuals whose personality, integrity and passion for our business make our team better as a whole. We’re excited to bring on our next team member to help drive this fast growing, profitable start up forward.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
  • Ability to formulate strong, articulate opinions on product design and engineering issues with solutions oriented mentality
  • Deep sense of personal product ownership and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Commitment to developing technical and soft skills with enthusiasm for approaches other than your own
  • Real-world experience using SQL and backend web development (PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Angular, Su
  • zy, Sass, Elastic Search, Selenium) Appreciation for statistical analysis and the power of data-driven decisions WHAT REALLY EXCITES US (BUT NOT REQUIRED): Natural language processing skills Familiarity using or developing a document categorization system (e.g. Naïve Bayes classifier, Latent Semantic Indexing)
  • Mobile development experience
  • 2-4 years work experience
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
  • Competitive Salary and Options Package
  • Full Health Benefits
  • Regularly planned team events and outings
  • Free lunches on Friday and a never ending snack supply
  • On site amenities complete with 7,500 square foot fitness center, Rock Wall, Junior Olympic Swimming Pool, Day Spa, Cafe, full sized baseball, volleyball and basketball courts, and a 3 mile nature walk trail

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