Software Developer - Front End

Software Developer - Front End

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Join a leading education technology company that’s transforming lives around the world.

Our client was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world’s largest online learning platform for higher education. 190 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with them to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower over 40 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,800 companies use the company’s enterprise platform to transform their talent. They're backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education Inc., and Learn Capital.

They're a Silicon Valley based company and have opened their second engineering office in Toronto March 2019. They’re hiring a Software Engineer to join their new Toronto team. This will be a unique opportunity to help bootstrap their new office and work on impactful projects for their fastest growing business line.

The team works on the enterprise product which is used by companies and governments around the world who need to train and up-skill their workforce. The team is responsible for building the entire infrastructure for our enterprise business. This includes, but is not limited to, contract management, tools for user management, dashboards to demonstrate the value of the product, reporting, and various API integrations that their clients need to integrate with them.

•Ability to take a project from scoping requirements to actual launch and long-term ownership.
•Build delightful, usable, and accessible interfaces for a global user base.
•Work closely with backend engineers to design APIs that are consistent with our front end needs.
•Work with other developers to advance UI frameworks. We aspire to make front-end development easier, faster, and better for everyone at Coursera!

Must Have Skills:

•Bachelors in computer science or relevant experience
•4+ years of experience in a relevant software engineering role
•Proficiency in the core technologies of the web: Javascript, HTML, and CSS, experience in at least one modern UI framework (e.g. AngularJS, ReactJS, etc), and experience in building large-scale web applications
•Experience with implementing responsive web designs and writing unit and integration tests is a plus
•Fervent belief in engineering quality and building technical leverage for others
•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


Starting: ASAP