Principal Software Engineer
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future then take a look at this opportunity.
PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER, EDX FOR BUSINESS, edX-Open Source Engineering, to join a team that is building the world's leading learning destination site and platform so that everyone around the world has the opportunity and access to education. Will help the Open Source Engineering team implement and propose new features that will be used in production by millions of learners from all over the world. Responsibilities include designing, developing, deploying, and supporting scalable software systems; collaborating with the Product Management, UX, and Data Science groups to understand business problems and identify solutions; providing mentorship to team members and assisting with feedback on code reviews; building and maintaining operationally viable solutions throughout the software life cycle; committing to owning the code and supporting the customer facing environment; leading team members on independent project initiatives; and promoting teamwork, researching cutting edge technology, and supporting a vibrant innovative work atmosphere. EdX is an open source educational software startup venture between MIT and Harvard.
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