Software Engineer
TenMarks Education Inc. - Burlingame, CA

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TenMarks, a venture-backed education technology company in Burlingame is growing, and looking to add amazing people to our team. Last school year, 1.5 million students across 60,000 classrooms across the US used TenMarks to improve their math skills and confidence, and we ’re expecting more than 4 million students this year. If you have the energy to work at a fast-paced startup, the passion to help change the future of our country by improving education, and a can-do attitude then we would love to hear from you.

As a fast-growing startup, we look for self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment – which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn new technologies as the need arises. In this role you work with a small, collaborative team of product developers and educators – so excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also a must.

In this role you will:
  • Design and build applications supporting millions of users and billions of data points.
  • Work across the full stack ranging from the backend all the way to the presentation layer.
  • Work closely with the team to design, implement and iterate features quickly.
  • Take ownership of various existing and new components of the site.
  • Perform code reviews and have your code reviewed by peers.
  • Investigate and resolve production issues, bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and object-oriented programming skills.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of Java software development experience.
  • Experience with Spring and Hibernate.
  • Experience with MySQL or other relational databases.
  • Proficient in writing elegant and cross-browser HTML / CSS / JavaScript code.
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as Backbone and jQuery.
  • Experience with MongoDB / Redis, memcache, nginx a plus.
  • Experience building applications on AWS a plus.
  • Extra Bonus Points if you ’re fun to be around!

Benefits of working at TenMarks:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Meaningful equity in the company
  • Comprehensive health and dental care
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Whatever equipment you need to be productive
  • Fully stocked kitchen with any snack that you could desire
  • And best of all, being part of an absolutely amazing team!