Staff Software Engineer - Back-End Core Learner Experience

    • Mountain View, CA
Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 64 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. 2,500 companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.

Core Learner Experience team is focused on providing the best learning experience to 55+ million learners.  We leverage the experience and data we have to provide coaching experience to help motivate learners to make progress and complete courses. We work on projects such as forum and communication platform  that create learning environments that surface the resources and tooling learners need to be successful at the course. We provide visibility to learners on the skills they are acquiring on their learning journey.

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Your responsibilities:

  • Design and implement scalable systems and infrastructures
  • Measure your work thoroughly, analyze results, and generate hypotheses to drive new product changes through A/B testing
  • Setup monitoring and testing of your APIs and services to better understand real time health of your products
  • Mentor software engineers to improve their skills and make them more effective as product software engineers

Your skills:

  • Bachelor's in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience working in a relevant software engineering role
  • Strong communication skills (we work in a highly collaborative organization)
  • Expertise in designing highly-scalable and performant micro-services and storage layers using common frameworks, languages, and infrastructure (e.g. Java, Play/Scala, MySql, Kafka)
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving team environment (we deploy many times a day!)
  • Data-driven and strongly motivated by success and learnings through experiments and metrics analysis

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If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at accommodations@coursera.org.

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