Senior Software Developer

Otus - Chicago, IL - Full time

As a Senior Software Developer, your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Contribute meaningful, visible enhancements & new features throughout our entire stack (Angular 4, TypeScript, JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, MySQL, Docker, redis, AWS and Google Cloud)

Build backend web services and data stores for new product functionality

Migrate & refactor legacy code to from PHP to Node.js

Build internal tools for our technical support team to provide a powerful user support experience

Mentor team members

Contribute to platform architecture and processes for performance, scale, and security

Enhance DevOps processes and procedures


Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

7+ years of experience programming web applications in a modern programming language; experience with tech in our stack (listed above) is a plus.

7+ years of experience working with relational databases, using SQL

5+ years of experience developing or consuming web services (RESTful is a plus)

Familiarity with unit tests• Outstanding programming and problem-solving skills

Strong passion for technology and building great systems

Excellent communication skills and ability to work using Agile methodologies

Ability to work quickly and collaboratively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Exposure to DevOps concepts is a plus

Docker experience is a plus

AWS, Azure or Google Cloud experience is a plus

NoSQL, Big Data, AI and Machine Learning are pluses

Otus is an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate and cherish diversity.

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Experience Level

Senior Level


At Otus, you will work with people that are passionate about improving the lives of teachers and students. We are a group of talented designers, developers, coaches, and leaders. We love what we do and strive for the best work we can each day.

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