Dir. of Platform Engineering

New York, NY, United States • $150k - $200k • 0.5% - 1.5%

Praxis Labs


Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States

Compensation

  • $150k - $200k
  • 0.5% - 1.5%

Employees

< 10 people

Address

222 E 3 Rd St
New York, NY, 10009, US

Tech Stack

  • SQL
  • AWS
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • React Native

Role Description

Who we are

Praxis Labs is a learning and development company for the modern, diverse world. Based in New York, NY, our mission is to make society more equitable by advancing workplace inclusion and belonging. We use immersive learning experiences in VR and powerful data insights on our platform to increase diversity, inclusion and belonging for workforces.

We’ve piloted our learning modules with companies like Google, Target, Amazon, and eBay, and have support from StartX, Morgan Stanley’s Multicultural Innovation Lab, Bain Capital Ventures, and New Voices Fund. We’ve been featured in SxSW, Forbes 30 Under 30 Startup Showcase, GSV Ventures’ Elite 200, and JFF Lab’s 2020 Immersive Learning Technology report.

Who you are

You know how to code, architect, and manage. You enjoy building things from scratch, growing and leading teams, and working in the startup environment. You want to shape and own the development of products used by real people, shown to make real impact. Most importantly, you believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion is key to the success of any company or organization and want to work to make a more inclusive society a reality.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the co-founders to design, architect, and evolve our pilot system into a robust and scalable Flagship Learning Platform product capable of supporting 10k+ active users
  • Build and lead a team of developers/freelancers to execute beautifully designed and robust code
  • Rolling up your sleeves and building code alongside your team
  • Taking initiative and provide input on other areas related to the platform, including data warehousing, data security, and reporting
  • Establish high standards for systems design, code quality, and visual aesthetics

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience working as hands-on full stack engineer focused on infrastructure and system design

  • 3+ years experience in a leadership position

  • Ability to communicate clearly and write clear documentation

    Benefits and Perks:

  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

  • Competitive salary + equity

  • 100% company paid health benefits

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Unlimited, guilt-free vacation days

  • Professional development budget

  • Annual wellness stipend

COVID-19 information:

Due to COVID-19, we have moved to a temporary remote working environment - we recognize the challenges of working from home and welcome open dialogue on what the best hours and working environment looks like for each individual.

About Praxis Labs

Praxis Labs is a learning and development company for the modern, diverse world. Based in New York, NY, our mission is to make society more equitable by advancing workplace inclusion and belonging. We use immersive learning experiences in VR and powerful data insights on our platform to increase diversity, inclusion and belonging for workforces.

Company Culture

First and foremost, we strive towards a diverse and inclusive work culture for ourselves. We believe in searching for different perspectives and learning from each other. For even greater transparency, we share our values upfront:

  1. BE BRAVE: We take initiative and are unafraid to fail and learn.

  2. BE OPEN-MINDED: We seek out diverse perspectives and ideas.

  3. BE GENEROUS: We show we care with time, feedback, and spirit.

  4. BE CURIOUS: We try new things and ask for help.

  5. BE VOCAL: We use our voices to share openly and honestly.

  6. BE PRAXIS: We are impact, results, and data-driven.

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