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Senior Software Engineer

Location: Miami, FL
Date Posted: 01-16-2018
Mission
 
At Nearpod we empower educators to create learning experiences that engage and inspire millions of students around the world. Through a combination of digital lessons, interactive features (see our Virtual Field Trips and 3D objects initiatives) and real-time assessments Nearpod has become a leader - and teacher favorite - in teaching and learning.
 
An integral part of the growing Nearpod engineering team, you will have direct impact on the technology choices, architecture, and scalability of our platform. You will influence our development philosophy and practices while rapidly scaling Nearpod. You will pair with product managers to visit customers, see Nearpod in active use, and innovate new solutions inspired by those observations.
 
About You
 
  • Architecture. You are adept at working with your team to craft a design. From technology choice to data model to service design you can deliver a solution to problems while acknowledging constraints.
  • Coding. Our engineers write code, and they’re good at it. As a senior engineer, you’ve had some experience across multiple languages and are an expert in at least one. Our engineers come from diverse backgrounds, so you will feel comfortable if you’ve mastered Java, JavaScript, .NET, or PHP. You are able to drive good coding practices like TDD, continuous integration and delivery, and infrastructure automation.
  • Agile. We partner closely with Product and UX and regularly speak with customers, so you will have a role in the entire product lifecycle from ideation to product discovery to UX to code to testing to deployment. You should look forward to iterating and learning as you drive Agile, Lean and Continuous Delivery practices.
  • Lead. You are the technical point person for projects. This means you are comfortable leading the team to successful shipments and mentoring them along the way.
 
About Us
 
Since we launched in 2012, Nearpod has seen wide adoption in the K-12 market; currently, over 100,000 teachers and six million students use Nearpod every month. 2017 marked the second consecutive year that Nearpod has been listed on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies and we have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and local news channels across the country.
 
Nearpod is headquartered in Miami, Florida and is backed by notable investors that include: Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, Storm Ventures, the Stanford StartX Fund, the Knight Enterprise Fund, Arsenal Ventures, Marc Benioff (the CEO of Salesforce) and Scott Cook (founder and Chairman of Intuit) and his wife, Signe Ostby.
 
 
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