Software Engineer - Full Stack

    • El Segundo, CA
GoGuardian is on a mission to transform education by helping to protect students in the digital space from harmful and distracting content and supporting their mental health. We partner with schools to identify learning patterns and maximize the academic potential of every student. With GoGuardian, educators can engage students with more effective resources while also promoting online accessibility in the most applicable way for their school population.

As a Full Stack Engineer at GoGuardian, you’ll help build, optimize and maintain our infrastructure and applications that support millions of students and educators every day. You will work on production code and build rich feature sets that support the complex problems in education.  You’ll be a key member of our engineering team, helping to embody the principles of fluidity, critical thinking, innovation, and collaboration.

What You'll Do

  • Build systems to solve new problems
  • Display strong judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for delivering results
  • Build, deploy and operate high-scale web applications
  • Deliver on engineering challenges and understand existing codebases quickly
  • Write high quality and maintainable code and own engineering initiatives
  • Work effectively in an agile environment
  • Learn and experiment with new technologies
  • Effectively communicate and understand complex ideas with other engineers/non-engineers

Who You Are

  • 3+ years of professional experience as a full-stack engineer
  • Extensive experience working with web applications
  • Knowledge of at least one statically typed compiled language (preferably Golang)
  • Experience with Node and Front-end JavaScript frameworks, especially React and Redux and web technologies including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Familiarity with AWS and relational database concepts
  • Experience with Big Data tools like Hadoop and Spark
  • Familiarity with a variety of database concepts such as NoSQL, column-stores, and distributed databases
  • College degree preferred

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to impact and revolutionize safe digital learning experiences for K-12 students
  • Partner with enthusiastic and talented colleagues who are compelled to do good in the world
  • Daily catered meals and a fully-stocked kitchen
  • Weekly yoga classes, guided aromatherapy meditation and on-site gym
  • Annual personal growth stipend for continued learning
  • Grow and scale with one of the fastest growing EdTech companies

GoGuardian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. GoGuardian does not discriminate against employees, applicants, interns or volunteers on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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