Full-Stack Software Engineer
Are you passionate about building innovative web applications? Interested in shaping the future of education? PrairieLearn, an early-stage startup in educational technology, is searching for a talented Full-Stack Software Engineer to join our team.
- Location: Fully remote (anywhere in the US)
- Position type: Full-time
- Visa sponsorship: Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visas at this time.
At PrairieLearn, we’re transforming the way students learn and teachers teach. Our technology empowers educators to create interactive, engaging, and personalized learning experiences. We believe in a future where education is accessible, engaging, and tailored to each individual’s needs.
About the role
As an early-stage hire, you’ll play an integral part in shaping the direction of our products and company. We’re seeking someone who’s excited to work in a startup environment where every day brings new challenges.
- Design, develop, and maintain our web applications using TypeScript, Postgres, and other technologies.
- Collaborate closely with educators to translate educational needs into high-quality features.
- Participate in code reviews for both team members and outside collaborators.
- Contribute to the architecture and evolution of our system, ensuring scalability and performance.
- Proficiency in TypeScript, Python, Postgres, and HTML.
- Experience with back-end frameworks such as Node.js and Express.
- Familiarity with cloud computing platforms and DevOps practices.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
- Passionate about education and eager to contribute to a growing company.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
Don't meet all of these requirements? If you're a quick learner and passionate about education and software engineering, we'd still love to hear from you!
Why join PrairieLearn?
- Bootstrapped: We’re profitable and growing quickly!
- Open source: PrairieLearn is an open-source platform, so you’ll work in public directly with developers and educators from around the world.
- Competitive salary: We offer a competitive salary that reflects your expertise and potential.
- Stock options: As an early-stage teammate, you’ll receive stock options, giving you a stake in our success.
- Remote work culture: Work from anywhere in the US and enjoy a flexible schedule that lets you balance work and life.
- Growth opportunities: As an early-stage hire, you’ll have the opportunity to grow, learn, and make an outsized impact.
- Exceptional team: Collaborate with a talented team including professors from the University of Illinois who are experts in educational technology and highly-scalable web development.
Ready to embark on this exciting journey with PrairieLearn? Email email@example.com with your resume and some of your previous work that you're proud of.
PrairieLearn is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.