Backend Engineer - Platform Team

New York, NY, United States


Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States


101 - 250 people


575 Broadway Fl 5
New York, NY, 10012, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby
  • Go
  • MongoDB
  • Javascript
  • Redis
  • React
  • Redux
  • Elastic Search
  • Chef
  • AWS
  • Node.js
  • Containerization
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • Angular.js
  • Jest
  • Ruby on Rails

Role Description

Codecademy’s Platform Team is responsible for the infrastructure and operations to deliver our service to millions of users learning to code. As a Backend Engineer, you will have the opportunity to lead engineering responsibilities of a business domain as well as collaborate with engineers on other teams to enable new feature development.

We are currently transitioning to a Service Oriented Architecture. Collaborate with us to expedite the development of supporting tools, and best practices, and new services.

What You'll Do

Architect and author services across our platform that enable our users to achieve their learning goals Improve the scalability and efficiency of our code evaluation engine Support company revenue generation by building upon our payment and billing infrastructure Interface with other teams to develop and execute on platform improvements and data migrations Contribute to engineering team-wide process improvement and automation

What You'll Need

5+ years of experience with Ruby/Rails and/or Golang 3+ years of experience building services, web applications, and/or APIs In-depth knowledge of networks and databases

What Will Make You Stand Out

Experience with Golang, Javascript, and Docker In-depth knowledge of software design patterns Experience launching and managing services on AWS or other cloud platform Fearless attitude towards tackling unfamiliar challenges BS/MS in Computer Science or engineering

About Codecademy

Codecademy is an education company. But not one in the way you might think. We're committed to building the best learning experience inside and out, making Codecademy the best place for our team to learn, teach, and create the online learning experience of the future.

Education is old. The current public school system in the US dates back to the 19th century and wasn't designed to scale the way it has. Lots of companies are working to disrupt education by changing the way things work in the classroom and by bringing the classroom online.

Company Culture

Codecademy runs on our employees' love of learning whether it be our internal brown bags on a variety of topics, our engineering beloved lightning rounds, or our weekly slack book dumps where employees across the company enthusiastically recommend recent books they've read.

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