Software Engineer, University Platform

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Write software that powers MongoDB University, which is used by hundreds of thousands of developers around the world.

MongoDB University delivers high-quality online courses to over 500,000 students around the world. The University Platform team builds the tools that powers these courses, and were looking for an experienced Software Engineer to help our close knit team.

Our back end stack employs Python, Django, and MongoDB deployed on AWS Linux. Our front end is ReactJS-based, and we use a combination of REST and GraphQL to marshal data between the two layers.

About You

You are a product-focused engineer who is adept at crafting maintainable code. You work well in a team and have the expertise to get the job done while remaining respectful in your approach. You are genuinely interested in finding the best solution for users and earnestly consider differing viewpoints while leaving your ego aside.

The right candidate for this role will have

A strong understanding of Python (were on Python3)

At least 3 years experience writing code for web-applications

A desire to learn and help shape our coding practices

Experience actively participating in constructive and respectful code reviews

Knowledge of web-security best practices

The ability to write tests and provide support for the code you write

The ability to perform complex programming tasks and make well-reasoned design decisions and tradeoffs

An interest in online education

These are nice to haves

Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL databases

Experience with MySQL or other relational databases

Experience with AWS or other cloud platforms

Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Position Expectations

Participate in code reviews

Design and implement backend software components

Collaborate with other engineers and product managers to deliver new features and products for MongoDB University

Success Measures

Within 3 months:

Youre familiar with our codebase, our development practices, our tools, and processes

You will have contributed to at least one major project

Youve written tests for our backend components

Within 6 months:

Taken on a well scoped project

Given a well defined task, you can drive it to completion independently

Within 12 months:

Youve developed and shipped a project from concept to production

Youve provided guidance to other team members

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws
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