Flocabulary: Senior Software Engineer at Flocabulary (Brooklyn, NY) (Brooklyn, NY)
Posted: Dec 21, 2018
Flocabulary is a rapidly growing edtech company that uses music to drive student achievement and foster a love of learning. Building a diverse and inclusive workforce is essential to our growth as we strive to make learning more fun, engaging, innovative, and accessible to students around the world. Students in more than 20,000 schools use our rap songs, videos, and interactive learning tools to master academic content, increase engagement and build vocabulary.
We're a collaborative team, supporting each other with code reviews, documentation, and knowledge sharing. We hold ourselves to high standards, but dont blame and finger-point. Engineers are encouraged to hone their craft and ship excellent code; we also stay engaged with the product development process, thinking deeply about the way our tech will be used and having high empathy for our users. Flocabulary's web application runs on Django and Python on the server-side, and React/React Router/Redux on the client-side.
As an Engineering Lead, youll be a crucial member on one of our pods. As a leader on a small, fast-moving team building an education app with millions of users, youll have an instant impact on teachers and students in classrooms around the world.
- Contribute to Flocabularys codebase with clear, testable, maintainable code.
- Partner with Product team to hone features and align on a vision.
- Be rigorous and details-oriented.
- Use Git and Github to allow for collaboration and communication of changes.
- Perform deploys safely.
- Pro-actively take on shared responsibilities like contributing to our engineering backlog, tech support process, and engineering culture.
- Share knowledge with and learn from other engineers.
- Competitive salary
- 99% paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for full time employees and employer contribution toward dependent care
- Company stock options
- Flexible time off and parental leave policies
- Retirement savings plan (401k) with partial company match
- Health & wellness stipend
- Office in Dumbo means easy access to our roof deck, parks and waterfront with postcard views