Software Engineer

Software Engineer

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Lead Full-Stack
Come join a heavily VC backed Education Technology startup located in San Francisco, CA. This is an opportunity to join a team committed to making a difference and helping people reach their true academic potential. We are a public benefit corporation and online lending company that believes the path to the American Dream leads through college. However, for millions of high-achieving, low-income students, the path to and through college is broken. Lack of access to capital is core to preventing low-income students from accessing the same pathways, opportunities and outcomes of higher-income peers. They may get into great four-year institutions but many don’t go because they can’t afford to cover their funding gap. Our mission is to provide high-achieving, low-income students the financing and support that they need to go to college, succeed in college, and reach their potentialRole:As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you will be responsible for the evolution and expansion of our Student Success Platform and Credit Underwriting Model.Currently, we use Python, Django, and ReactJS on Google Cloud Platform and a Postgres database. We are willing to adopt the best technologies for the problems we are solving and we want you to have an opinion and an open mind.Responsibilities:

  • End-to-End
    development and architecture of our web applications.

  • Believe in shipping early and often. 

  • Work closely with product and design to provide technical expertise on product development milestones. 

  • Excited to work in a startup environment, with all the challenges that entails.
Required Skills &

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience as
    a full stack engineer 

  • Have opinions and an open mind about JS frameworks and Python libraries. 

  • Stay up to date on the latest technologies, frameworks, libraries, etc. 

  • Experience designing and building RESTful APIs 

  • Experience with ReactJS 

  • Solid TDD experience 

  • Experience with system architecture and database design 

  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or other STEM related discipline