Software Engineer

Remote-US

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Lambda School is on a mission to pioneer a new model of accessible higher education with no upfront costs and where the school invests in the students instead of the other way around.  We are rethinking learning so that we can address the needs of both students and employers in tandem. We’re a progressive alternative to traditional college and fast track bootcamps. Lambda School is an intensive program and an immersive live, online curriculum that teaches people the hard and soft skills they need to launch a new tech career. We offer both full time and part time courses to our students.
Lambda School has successfully completed funding rounds with premier tier venture investors and we have students in almost every State across the United States. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who want to change the way the world thinks about higher education and unlock human potential, regardless of circumstance. 
If that sounds exciting to you, let’s talk.  Our success depends on building teams who can challenge each other's assumptions with fresh perspectives. To that end, we don’t just accept differences – we celebrate them. Lambda School welcomes a diverse pool of applicants, including those from historically marginalized groups and non-traditional backgrounds who can appreciate the diverse student communities that we serve and are looking to grow into. This includes women, people with disabilities, people of color, formerly incarcerated people, individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or gender nonconforming, first and second generation immigrants, veterans, and people from different socioeconomic backgrounds.
Lambda School is looking for a mission-oriented, experienced software engineer to join our top-notch team in building the future of technical education. Our engineers span a range of backgrounds and experience levels, from recent graduates (including Lambda School graduates) to industry veterans, and all share a dedication to ego-free pursuit of excellence. We are highly collaborative, extremely effective, and fully remote. If this sounds like the environment for you, we would love to hear from you.

What You'll Do:

  • Contribute ideas, code, configurations, tests, and documentation to our next generation core platform
  • Troubleshoot and fix issues in both the new platform and our legacy systems
  • Participate in code reviews and design discussions
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement in our code and architecture
  • Help the team stay current with relevant industry developments
  • Generally, be awesome to work with

What You'll Need:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ego-free collaboration (including with non-engineers) and problem-solving
  • Experience with TypeScript and Node.js
  • Experience with React, Next.js, Mocha.js, and React Testing Library
  • GraphQL (we use Apollo Server and urql)
  • An ORM (we use Prisma)
  • SQL (we use PostgreSQL)
  • Git
  • Infrastructure (Heroku, AWS) and Fastify experience is a big plus
Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, veteran or military status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 
Lambda School is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. Please let us know if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.
Job region(s): North America
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