Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack (Teacher)

Los Angeles, CA, United States, Remote • $165k - $185k


Role Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Remote


$165k - $185k


501+ people


2030 East Maple Avenue
El Segundo, CA, 90245, US

Tech Stack

  • Go
  • AWS
  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • MySQL
  • Docker
  • HTML
  • css
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • Express.js
  • TypeScript
  • Angular
  • Google Cloud Platform

Role Description

What We Do


At GoGuardian, we’re helping build a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world’s greatest challenges. Our award-winning system of learning solutions is purpose-built for K-12 and trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while helping empower educators to keep students safe. 


What It’s Like to Work at GoGuardian


We are a fast-growing learning company that thrives on making bold moves and setting high standards. Working with us means joining a (mostly!) remote team of diverse, passionate, mission-driven employees who are inspired by our vision, dedicated to our customers, and comfortable with rapid change. We balance our rocketship pace with a work culture that offers unbridled support, allyship, and inclusivity…to say nothing of fun! Join our Neurodiversity ERG, attend an online magic show (and bring your kids), head to a DEI Community of Practice session, share a pet photo with other dog lovers, or relax in an online meditation class. Our culture has earned us accolades! We have been named one of Built In's 2022 Best Places to Work™ and are certified as a Great Place to Work®.


The Role

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Fullstack to design and implement solid architectural solutions with the rest of the engineering team, supporting our Teacher product. With your passion for quickly solving problems and ability to implement high-quality code while continuously collaborating with other amazing team members, you will be making our teachers’ lives easier while helping them engage every student every day. Our Engineering team is built on a purpose-driven culture of collaboration, openness, trust, and transparency with amazing individuals that push the limits and think outside the box every day. As the foundation of our company, GoGuardian engineers help build, optimize, and maintain our infrastructure and applications that support millions of students and educators every day. They develop solutions to support meaningful interactions between students and teachers in face-to-face, remote, or hybrid learning environments. 


What You'll Do

  • Design, build, and continually improve our products that support millions of students and educators every day
  • Work on production code and build rich feature sets that solve the complex problems in education
  • Write high-quality maintainable code that is well-documented with good test coverage
  • Contribute to the full software development lifecycle
  • Work with and learn a variety of technologies, languages, and frameworks, such as Golang, React, Terraform, AWS/GCP, Docker, Linux, Typescript, MySQL
  • Mentor and coach developers, helping them improve and perfect their skills.
  • Join an engineering team of motivated and empowered engineers helping to embody the principles of fluidity, critical thinking, innovation, and collaboration


Who You Are

  • 5+ years of professional industry experience leading and coordinating complex and large-scale features
  • Accomplished in writing high-quality, maintainable code in a modern programming language (e.g. Go, Python, Java, C#, C++)
  • Experienced in designing and building APIs (REST, GraphQL, gRPC) and microservices
  • Experienced with JavaScript libraries/frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, Vue, Svelte, etc.)
  • Experienced with SQL and NoSQL databases for scalability and performance 
  • Has working knowledge of cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc)Has working knowledge of container orchestration platforms (ECS, Kubernetes)
  • Proven experience delivering highly performant and scalable features
  • Proven advocate for engineering quality, and for building a thriving team culture
  • Great communication skills and an ability to proactively identify problems and solutions across teams and stakeholders

The typical base salary range for this position is $163K - $188K per year. The range displayed on this job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire base pay for this position and your pay will be determined by a variety of factors, including your primary work location, skills, qualifications and experience. Additional benefits information is listed on our careers page.

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay, complete health insurance, 401(k) matching, bonuses, and an employee stock option plan.
  • Flexible time off, 13 paid holidays, paid parental leave, wellness days, and a paid year-end holiday break.
  • A robust catalog of benefits that support your professional growth and personal wellbeing: learning funds, lifestyle funds, online yoga & meditation classes, fertility & adoption reimbursement, and more…

Plus the intangible:

  • A varied and challenging role in a global and highly innovative high-growth company.
  • Supportive, driven colleagues who have your back and share your passion.

Please share this with your friends or co-workers who may be interested in working at GoGuardian! We have multiple openings and are always looking for talented people. 


GoGuardian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. GoGuardian does not discriminate against employees, applicants, interns or volunteers on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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About GoGuardian

GoGuardian is on a mission to supercharge human potential by creating the ultimate learning platform. We help thousands of K-12 schools and districts maximize the learning potential of every student by enabling more productive, effective, and safer digital learning.

Company Culture

Our Guiding Principles describe how we work, what we value, and our decision-making philosophy. Our team is truly passionate about creating solutions that take digital learning to new heights, and that passion is at the heart of everything we do. Yet we also know it’s not just what we do but how we do it, and we’re proud to have built a purpose-driven culture of collaboration, openness, trust, and transparency.

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