At Otus, a fast-growing EdTech company based at 1K Fulton in the West Loop of Chicago, you will work with people passionate about improving the lives of teachers and students. We are a group of talented designers, developers, coaches, and leaders. We love our work and strive to do our best each day.
On our team, you will find musicians, beer enthusiasts, designer toy collectors, table tennis fanatics, and more.
We are looking for a talented and highly motivated Senior Lead Full Stack Web Engineer to help bring the best possible software solutions to educators.
As an early member of a growing team, you must possess a strong work ethic and be upbeat, driven, intelligent, well-organized, articulate, share a passion for learning new technology, and thrive in a fun, fast-paced environment.
You will have the opportunity to immediately contribute and see results of your work in use by students, teachers, parents and district administrators across the country.
Become an expert in the product road maps for your product/squad as well as the overall delivery team road map
Mentor team members, building technical expertise and depth of knowledge
Lead the team in delivering value by guiding technical decisions, adopting best practices, and working with other team leads
Collaborate with engineers, UI/UX designers, and product owners to build & ship new features and enhancements
Hands-on development, contributing in shipping working software
Collaborate with colleagues across various squads in the organization to split monolithic application into separate applications that can be shipped independently
7+ years of development experience
2+ years of experience in a Lead role
Web application development experience for a SaaS product
Well versed in Node.JS, PHP, and/or Java
Relational databases (T-SQL RDMS - MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL, etc.)
Designing, implementing, and shipping web applications
Experience working in an Agile team
Experience with pair programming
Experience writing unit and integration tests
Working experience utilizing Microservice Architecture
Computer Science degree or related work experience
Nice to Haves
Experience with containerized environments (Docker, Kubernetes)
Experience with CI/CD
Experience building solutions hosted in major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
Experience splitting up monolithic applications/code bases into microservices
Experience with Student Information Systems and/or Learning Management Systems
Experience with integrating with 3rd Party APIs
Benefits and Perks
20 PTO days a year, plus a day off for your birthday (or a loved one), an interest day (to do something you love) and paid holidays
Up to 12 weeks of parental leave, and great work/life balance
Flexible hours and work from home policy so you can be at your most productive
Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
Life Insurance and disability benefits
401K with an employer match (up to 4%)
Working in arguably the best neighborhood in the city with the excellent food, drinks, coffee and donuts all within walking distance
Working in an amazing office building with gym, rooftop deck, frequent social events, shuttle to and from train stations
Otus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity of every kind. You must be legally authorized to work in the US. Unfortunately, the company is unable to support sponsorships at this time.