Nearpod is a classroom engagement tool that is at the center of solving one of the world’s largest current challenges: educating students in a post-pandemic world. Our cloud platform enables teachers to engage and assess students directly with in-lesson activities that keep learning effective and fun, whether it be virtual or in the classroom. We are proud of the enormous impact we are having on the world of education, while experiencing the business success that goes with it.
As an integral part of the growing Nearpod engineering team, you will have a direct impact on the technology choices, architecture, and features of our platform. You will influence our development philosophy and practices while rapidly scaling Nearpod. You’ll also pair with product managers to develop innovative solutions that enable great classroom experiences while learning.
Architecture. You are adept at working with your team to craft a design. From technology selection, to data model, to service design you can deliver a solution to problems while acknowledging constraints.
Coding. Our engineers write code, and they’re good at it. As a software engineer, you’ve had some experience across multiple languages and are an expert in at least one. Our engineers come from diverse backgrounds, though we use PHP and Node.js along with React and Angular to build most of our applications.
Agile. We partner closely with our Product and Design teams, so you will have a role in the entire product lifecycle from ideation through deployment. You should look forward to iterating and learning as you drive Agile, Lean and Continuous Delivery practices.
Technical Leadership. You are the technical point person for projects. You are comfortable guiding and collaborating with the team to deliver successful shipments together.
Our Ideal Candidate will:
- Have passion for building product experiences that impact the lives of K-12 students daily
- Design distributed system architectures and instill coding best practices
- Take pride and ownership in producing high quality software, including appropriate test coverage and ability to troubleshoot production issues
- Collaborate and communicate effectively with distributed engineering, product and design teams
- Enjoy working in a 100% remote environment - we have offices in Fort Lauderdale and Brooklyn, but work from home
If you are a match for the description above, we’d love to hear from you. Check us out on twitter at @nearpod to learn about the impact we are making on the world of education.
At Nearpod, we believe teaching is the most important job in the world. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on Nearpod.com and Flocabulary.com. 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.