Full Stack Engineer

We believe that learning a language should be fun, rewarding, and a gateway to the best experiences life has to offer. If you agree, we’d love to talk.

Voxy is looking for a talented Full Stack Engineer who wants to dramatically improve the way millions of people around the world learn English. Our development environment is fast-paced and Agile, and this developer will be too! Have a GitHub account or a blog? Let us know!

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Build great user experiences for students who speak different languages and live all over the planet
  • Use modern Javascript and Python tools to build fluid, engaging front-end web applications in a SPA architecture.
  • Collaborate with Designers and Product Managers to iteratively refine features.
  • Build code that is testable, and work with Ops to build code that is deployable and measurable.
  • Help solve one of the hardest problems in education with the smartest team in EdTech.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Very fluent in mobile development, iOS or Android (or both!)
  • Familiar with modern front end tools such as coffeescript, backbone.js, underscore, LESS, Jade
  • On the backend, familiar with tools like SQL (PostgreSQL), NoSQL (MongoDB), Django, Amazon Web Services
  • Curiosity and knowledge about the technologies and architectural patterns underlying the web.
  • Itching to make the move from mobile to full stack
  • Humble, wise or funny (pick 2)

Working here, you'll enjoy:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending benefits
  • Gym reimbursement, Citibike, FancyHands account
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Reimbursement for attendance at industry or professional conferences
  • On-site language classes
  • Monthly team outings
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages and access to beer fridge
  • Awesome team of super bright, creative, talented, and passionate individuals
  • Sweet space in downtown Manhattan easily accessible by many trains


Want to know more about us?

Voxy is a NYC-based company that is changing the way the world learns English. Our proprietary personalization technology and exclusive partnerships with leading content publishers enable us to deliver a one-of-a-kind solution to over 2.5 million English learners across the globe. Our mobile and web applications make it possible for individuals to learn from the world around them, turning everyday experiences and content into fun, game-like activities. Our custom-built, live one-on-one tutoring platform brings the necessary human element front and center, and is a core piece of our methodology. Voxy’s disruption of the $80B market for English language education has been recognized by leading education investors and the company has been deemed a pioneer by The New York Times, CNN Money, Fast Company, Mashable, Univision, Veja (Brazil), Venturebeat, and others.  Most recently, in August 2013, Voxy announced a strategic partnership with Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. This new partnership marries Pearson’s global scale with Voxy’s cutting-edge technology to connect with and improve the lives of the over two-billion people learning English worldwide.

Recognized by Business Insider (2012):

The 10 Best US Tech Companies To Work For In 2012

Recognized by Forbes.com (2013):

The 12 Companies Transforming Their Industries

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