Full Stack Software Engineer, Master's

Massachusetts, United States
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

FULL STACK SOFTWARE ENGINEER-MASTER’S, edX, to join the team building the world's leading learning destination site and platform so that everyone around the world has the opportunity and access to education. Will design, develop, deploy, and support scalable software systems and build and maintain operationally viable solutions throughout its life cycle; support the open source community; and commit to own code and support the customer facing environment. The position is ideal for someone seeking a highly visible engineering role. It offers an opportunity to have a real impact and work with and learn from some of the best in the industry today.  EdX is an open source educational software start-up venture between MIT and Harvard.  It offers cutting edge technology and a vibrant innovative atmosphere in which to work. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least five years’ related experience; real-world experience with web service development frameworks like Django; ability to code front to back with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python or other server-based programming language; demonstrated skill building service-oriented architectures; test driven development experience; and experience working in an agile development environment.  Preferred qualifications include experience contributing to or consuming open source frameworks; experience with Bootstrap, RequireJS, or Backbone; a B.S. in computer science or related field of study; and familiarity with standards-compliant front-end development and accessibility best practices.  Job #16756-P


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.