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Join our mission-driven game studio and help teach millions of kids to code

Senior Full Stack Engineer

$120k – $160k • 0.01% – 0.5%
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We're looking for someone to ready to lead the web development for a profitable, growing company that teaches tens of millions of kids to code. You'll work directly with top-tier educators from Harvard, Leapfrog, Teach For America, and more to build a product that teaches computer science to kids while actually being fun! The best part: this is a hands-on role. Less meetings, more coding! Sound exciting? Read on...

About the Role

You will have the opportunity to own a variety of projects including our backend API (ruby), frontend dashboard (JavaScript), progress reporting architecture, server optimization for millions of requests a day, and everything else in-between. You’ll work closely with every member of the Kodable team to make the greatest coding platform for kids even better. We’re still a small-but-growing team, so you’ll be asked to build large, high-traffic systems with little outside interference. No bureaucracy, just build it.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You have 5+ years web development experience in a production environment
  • You have a deep, working knowledge of JavaScript (and have strong opinions on var vs let)
  • You care deeply about programming education
  • You have contributed significantly to the release of a production-level application (preferably not a side-project, something with actual users)
  • You have experience with REST APIs from both client and server sides
  • You have experience writing performant SQL queries and managing a high-traffic database (preferably PostgreSQL)

Highly Preferable if:

  • You have experience with Ruby
  • You have experience working with a front-end framework in a production environment (AngularJS, React, Vue, etc)
  • You have experience with Test-Driven Development

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with Sinatra, Sequel, Grape, or ActiveRecord
  • Experience with background jobs and asynchronous architecture (Sidekiq even better!)
  • You've used JavaScript build systems such as Gulp
  • You've worked with AWS Lambda and background jobs
  • Game Development experience

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Founder @Kodable. Studied at @University of Louisville. Self taught graphic designer. @Imagine K12 Fall '13 alum. Westly Prize winner.
CEO and Co-Founder at @Kodable. University of Louisville football. Wrote first line of code at 6 on a computer with no mouse.

100% of health, vision, dental, and life insurance coverage

Flexible work-from-home schedule

Gym stipend - we'll cover the cost of your gym membership!

Quarterly off-site events

Help teach millions of kids how to code

Kodable at a glance

Join our mission-driven game studio and help teach millions of kids to code

Kodable focuses on Education and K-12 Education. Their company has offices in San Jose and Sunnyvale. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.kodable.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.