Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Job Details
Full Time

Nearpod is a classroom engagement tool that is solving one of the world’s largest current challenges: teaching students via virtual learning in a post-pandemic world.  We help teachers engage and assess students directly with in-lesson activities that keep learning effective and fun.  We are proud of the impact we are having on the world of education, while experiencing the business success that goes with it.


As you can imagine, all that success and impact comes with massive amounts of SaaS platform scale.  Nearpod is looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer -- aka Cloud Engineer, DevOps Engineer -- to help grow and scale our platform.  You’ll work closely with our senior-most engineers in making the magic happen.


Our Ideal Candidate will:

  • Love cloud infrastructure, scalability, performance, reliability

  • Know and use tools like AWS, Kubernetes, MySQL, Kafka, Elasticsearch, Redis

  • Understand monitoring and metrics - using tools like New Relic, Grafana, VividCortex

  • Excel as part of a highly collaborative environment with lots of camaraderie

  • Be practical and assess trade-offs to meet short term scalability challenges while laying the architecture for our future

  • Enjoy working in a 100% remote environment - we have offices in Ft. Lauderdale and Brooklyn, but work from home


If you are a match for the description above, we’d love to hear from you.  Seniority of role is commensurate with experience.  Check us out on twitter at @nearpod to learn about the impact we are making on the world of education.


About Nearpod

At Nearpod, we believe teaching is the most important job in the world. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on and We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We’re backed by leading edtech investors, and have won numerous awards including Edtech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We've adopted a remote-first culture. Our diverse team is based across the US with many working out of our office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary