Udemy

Senior Staff Software Engineer

3+ months agoAustin, TX
ABOUT THE ROLE:

Do you love what you do?  Are you passionate about programming?  If you love challenges and strive for excellence, come build the future of learning with us!  We are a small, collaborative, fun group of engineers looking for someone like you to become part of our team.  Our user facing projects are diverse, interesting, and innovative.  Our work is impactful; we help people improve their lives through learning.  We leverage the latest technologies (React, GraphQL, Django, Elasticsearch, Kafka, MySQL), adopt industry best practices and iterate in a fast-paced release environment.  You will see the positive results of your work weekly.  We don’t forget to celebrate and have fun.  Come and grow with us!

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Designing, developing, testing, and releasing features for Udemy’s user facing products that are crucial for business expansion and growth
  • Collaborating with product managers, designers and engineers to identify opportunities and implement solutions that provide positive value to our students and our business
  • Planning, organizing, and completing work within agile sprints
  • Communicating effectively on progress and meeting expectations
  • Participating in code reviews, design discussions, and developing features and solutions that scale
  • Serving as a technical lead for various projects/tasks as needed
  • Coaching and mentoring junior engineers to become proficient developers
  • Contributing to a team culture that values openness, quality, robustness, and scalability while fostering innovation
  • Identifying and evaluating new technologies that improve performance, maintainability and elegance of our software systems

We’re excited about you because you have:

  • 7+ years of experience as a full-stack software engineer
  • Demonstrated excellence in front-end JavaScript web development using modern libraries/frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, etc)
  • Experience with object oriented software design patterns and computer science fundamentals (e.g. data structures, algorithms)
  • Experience with Python or other server-side scripting languages and runtimes such as Nodejs, Ruby, PHP, etc
  • Experience with Relational Databases (e.g. MySQL) including development of complex SQL queries
  • Experience with Web Framework ORMs (e.g. Django, Rails, Zend, etc.)Linux and/or Unix experience
  • Experience with NoSQL and text-indexing infrastructure: Redis, Elasticsearch
  • Experience with real-time messaging; Kafka, RabbitMQ, CeleryAppreciation of testing methods, including unit, integration, and synthetic tests
  • Ability to learn and work with existing code bases, up and down the software stack
  • Enthusiasm to "go the extra mile" when needed


  • #LI-UL1

Nice to haves:

  • Contribution to open source projects
  • Public speaking or technical blog skills

About Udemy
We believe anyone can build the life they imagine through online learning. Today, millions of students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by exploring and mastering new skills on Udemy, and expert instructors are able to share their knowledge with the world. Through our global marketplace and our solutions for businesses and governments, we connect people everywhere with the skills they need for success in work and life. We’re a close-knit bunch that enjoys problem-solving and collaboration, and we share a serious belief in the power of learning and teaching to change lives. Udemy’s culture encourages innovation, creativity, passion, and teamwork. We also celebrate our milestones and support each other every day.

Founded in 2010, Udemy is publicly traded and headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood with offices in Denver (Colorado), Dublin (Ireland), Ankara (Turkey), Gurugram (India), and São Paulo (Brazil).

Vaccine Mandate (US Only)
Udemy is committed to keeping its employees, clients, and communities safe. Accordingly, we require all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if their work requires them to come into a Udemy office or come into close contact with others. If you are unable to get vaccinated due to a medical condition, disability, or a sincerely-held religious belief, we will consider requests for accommodation.

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Perks and Benefits

  • Financial And Retirement
    • 401(k) with company matching
    • company equity
    • performance bonus
    • relocation assistance
  • Health And Wellness
    • health insurance
    • dental insurance
    • vision insurance
    • life insurance
    • short-term disability
    • long-term disability
    • wellness program
    • fitness subsidies
    • FSA account
  • Office Life And Perks
    • flexible work hours
    • remote work opportunities
    • commuter benefits program
    • casual dress
    • happy hours
    • snacks
    • some meals provided
    • diversity and inclusion program
    • company outings
  • Professional Development
    • tuition reimbursement
    • shadowing opportunities
    • access to online courses
    • promote from within
    • learning and development stipend
    • lunch and learns
  • Vacation And Time Off
    • leave of absence
    • unlimited vacation
    • paid holidays
    • personal/sick days
    • maternity leave
    • paternity leave