Full Job Description
Course Hero is scaling!
We're looking for a Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer to drive key projects, mentor team members, deal with fast-changing business needs, and help continuously improve our software systems. You'll thrive in an engaging, high-growth environment, with a collaborative, learning-focused culture. Our engineers have complete autonomy and independence to innovate.
You'll be a founding member of our new Discovery and Innovation team - focused on creating experiences that drive value for our returning users. As a senior engineer you'll lead projects from ideation to implementation. You'll be a member of a close-knit team that is motivated to push Course Hero forward and help even more students and educators to succeed.
Here are some ways you'll make an impact:
Work with PMs and designers to define constraints, and architect elegant solutions to complex problems
Profile and optimize our apps, ensuring high performance across devices
Identify best practices for architecture, performance, and accessibility
Drive adoption by mentoring other engineers
Work independently to plan, estimate, and prioritize tasks
Proactively communicate updates to stakeholders
Develop products that help students learn and graduate
Are you our Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer?
BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
5+ years developing web applications that handle complex data requirements and scale gracefully across different browsers and devices
Experience building on cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
Experience with MVC web architectures, SQL, and ORMs.
Experience building microservices and using event-driven architecture
Experience with front-end technologies like React and Typescript
An appreciation for statistical analysis and the power of data-driven decisions
A deep sense of product ownership
At Course Hero, we have an awesome team and a truly engaging culture. We are customer-focused, collaborative, responsible, gritty and we love to learn. Our bold mission is to help students graduate confident and prepared!
We are not the only ones that think we're onto something big. Course Hero has been recognized as the 278th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2019 Technology Fast 500 and also 2019's One of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group. Read up on some of our recent news coverage, blog, and learn more about us to see what it is like to work with our team.
Benefits & Perks!
Competitive salary and stock options
Full medical coverage (medical, dental, vision)
401(k) program with match
Quarterly team events and outings (Sporting Events, Escape Rooms, Go-Kart Racing, Karaoke, Bowling and much more!)
Free lunches twice a week, on-site cafe discount, plus an endless snack and drink supply
Onsite gym – Pacific Shores Center – Classes – Pool – Spa – Rock Wall - Massages!
Commuter benefits, shuttle service from Redwood City
10K Local move benefit to move within 10 miles of our office!
8 hours per quarter paid time for volunteering for a cause of your choice
Front row seat to Master Educator lectures