Senior Software Engineer – Python – Startup Founded by Googlers
FILD - New York, NY

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Are you a Senior Software Engineer with Python experience that wants to enable children to reach their full potential through personalized education? Are you a Senior Python Software Developer who wants to build digital tools to transform education? Are you a Full stack Python Engineer who wants to be the second member of a top notch engineering team? If so, read on.

Funded by Andreessen Horowitz and Founders Fund, this innovative startup is changing education and tailoring it to each child’s needs. By keeping class sizes small and adapting to the needs to students and their families, this startup is introducing a new way for student to learn in a customized setting. The engineering team is looking for its thirdmember to join and tackle the ever-changing landscape of education.

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Writing design documents, basic wireframes and diagrams
  • Story-boarding and/or writing case studies
  • Testing hypotheses and invalidating assumptions by participating in user studies
  • Creating working proof-of-concept prototypes
  • Creating milestones, time-boxing them, communicating progress to key stakeholders
  • Architecting scalable and reliable systems, including planning for failure through redundancy
  • Analysis of algorithm runtime and space, Big-O notation
  • Planning and writing unit, functional, and integration tests
  • Deploying your systems both in staging and production
  • Implementing basic monitoring and health checks
  • Doing light relational database administration, such as performing migrations, creating indices in response to slow queries, and contributing normalized schemas
  • Load-testing, profiling, and debugging your code
  • Performing code review for peers
  • Triaging your bug queue

What You Need:
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline required
  • Experience writing web-based applications
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with a version control system
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience leading small teams
  • Experience with Ubuntu, and/or Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with RESTful architectures
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Ember, Angular, and/or Backbone
  • Experience with git, or GitHub
  • Experience with DevOps management software such as Salt, Puppet, or Chef
What You Get:
  • Disrupt the educational space
  • Work with world class engineers from Google
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Friday happy hours
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401 (k) with matching
  • Fitness stipend
  • Custom workstation
  • Tuition credit for children of employees
  • Generous vacation, leave policies
So, if you are a Senior Software Engineer with extensive Python experience interested in changing the educational landscape, apply today. Interviews are being scheduled immediately.

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