Senior 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.
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER, edX, to join a brand new team in edX for Business. edX, launched as a joint software venture between MIT and Harvard, is on a mission to increase access to online education to learners worldwide. Responsibilities include designing, developing, deploying, and supporting scalable software systems; collaborating with Product Management, UX, and Data Science 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 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.
PREFERRED: B.S. in computer science or related area; experience with Python and Django, building static websites (e.g., Gatsby and GraphQL), working in an agile development environment, and using Optimizely or similar A/B testing tools; familiarity with experiment design and evaluation and with open source frameworks; working knowledge of SEO; experience with accessibility best practices and compliant front-end development standards; and interest in enabling and integrating open source contributions. Job #18709-Q
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