Senior Software Engineer - Platform / Infrastructure
Greater NYC Area
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, plus four years of experience as Software Engineer or VP of Engineering.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
1. Lead overall technical strategy and direction of high-volume, scalable infrastructure that powers Teachable's web application and services, including but not limited to:
(a) Determine which technologies and 3rd party tools should be used to build up our infrastructure, and when to invest in building custom software solutions if 3rd party solutions are not appropriate;
(b) Lead a team of engineers in the design and implementation of the aforementioned infrastructure and custom tools and solutions, including translating higher-level goals into discrete tasks and assigning these tasks;
(c) Establish system-level goals that ensure the reliability and performance of our web application infrastructure to provide a high quality level of service, and implement automatic fallback and mitigation procedures and strategies to address service degradation.
2. Review technical design and code written by other engineers to provide feedback that results in improved quality of work output.
3. Build (design and code) software directly in a hands-on manner.
Teachable is an instructor-focused online course platform that lets course creators build and sell courses on any topic, from iOS development to watercolor painting to card tricks. Our hundreds of thousands of instructors have earned more than $300M to date, and we've raised $12.5m+ from a group of top venture investors. We're growing rapidly, with triple-digit year-over-year growth, and are continuing to build a diverse team of top-notch talent in NYC.
At Teachable, you will have the freedom to do your job and be an integral member of our tight-knit team, and you can do it all in our beautiful office in Flatiron with great benefits and perks. You’ll also get access to an ever-growing base of online educators, and your work will directly impact hundreds of thousands of online educators, entrepreneurs, and creatives.
Comprehensive health benefits with options covering up to 100% of monthly premiums
Discretionary vacation & time off with a company average of 24 days a year
Parental leave, 16 weeks, fully paid after 3 months of service
401(k) with match after 3 months of service
Supplemental student loan repayment assistance or a professional education stipend
Dependent Care FSA
Your own standing desk or other personalized workspace
Gym + wellness matching stipend
Teachable encourages individuals from a broad diversity of backgrounds to apply for positions. If you're on the fence about applying, please do! Additionally, Teachable is an equal opportunity employer. This means we are committed to a fair and consistent interview process, and to constantly working to ensure an inclusive work environment.
Finally, please tell us in your application if you require an accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. We'd do this anyway, but federal law requires us to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
Read Full Job Description