Software Engineer - Full Stack

Company Description

Founded in 2004 and trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight is the technology learning platform organizations and individuals in 150+ countries count on to innovate faster and create progress for the world.

Working at Pluralsight

At Pluralsight, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to create progress through technology. That everyone should have access to the skills of tomorrow. That technology can make the world a better place. Through the work we do everyday, we empower the people who power our world.

And we don’t let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission. We’re adults, and we treat each other that way. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics and trust each other to do the right thing. We thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes, and peers who inspire us to be the best we can be. We bring different viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences, and united by our mission, we are one.  

Ways we work:

  • Attention to detail - we want to be proud of our work

  • Pair programming as well as individual with code reviews - we value collaborative development

  • Continuous Delivery - teams independently ship code to prod every day

  • Agile - we reduce the time to learn by having short feedback loops

  • Continual improvement - we take time to sharpen the saw and adjust how we work

  • Autonomous & responsible teams - we’re empowered to make our own product and development decisions to do the job

  • Cross-functional teams - collaborating through all phases of the product dev process

  • Customer research - we build what our customers actually want

  • Leaders who trust- teams create without top-down feature requirements

Job Description

Skill assessments are an important part of measuring our learners’ proficiency. You’ll be an integral team member in developing best-in-class tooling for the people and teams who create our skill assessments. In addition, you will:

  • Provide architectural, strategic, and scale recommendations for both frontend and backend development

  • Collaborate with Product Manager and UX Designer to better understand the customer, provide valuable input into standards, layouts, navigational features, functional design, and usability

  • Help us assure absolute stability in our product through continuous integration, staged releases and feature toggles

  • Implement asynchronous messaging patterns to communicate between services

  • Apply your experience in making intelligent, forward-thinking, technical decisions to our development process, including implementing new standards, tools, APIs, and workflows

 

Qualifications

  • Prior experience building software for high traffic websites, using languages such as Javascript and Python

  • Full stack experience preferred

  • Experience with web frameworks and APIs (e.g. Flask)

  • Experience with frontend development, including Javascript and responsive layout across a wide number of devices.  Experience with React/Redux is a bonus.

  • Deep understanding of relational databases, and other types of data stores

  • AWS DevOps and networking experience is a bonus

  • Experience with automated and unit testing

  • Experience with microservices architecture a plus

Additional Information

Be Yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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