Software Engineer

CodeHS - Multiple Locations or Remote - Full time

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Mission

The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students. We want to help make computer science education fun and accessible, and believe you need both great tools as well as a great community to make this happen. Software Engineer - Job Description

As a Software Engineer at CodeHS, you'll be responsible for helping to build and maintain the codehs.com website and related tools. Our team shares a lot of responsibilities and the role is for a generalist engineer who may work on any number of areas.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing new features for the CodeHS.com website
  • Maintaining and making improvements to existing features
  • Working with our Support team on certain escalations on technical bugs
  • Managing CodeHS data and supporting data analysis
  • Develop and maintain internal tools used across the team

Qualifications

  • Passionate about Computer Science education
  • Great communicator and collaborative team member
  • Computer science or related major, a plus
  • Professional experience as a software engineer, a plus
  • Some experience developing full stack web applications

Our Tech Stack (specific experience in these areas a plus, but not required)

  • Python
  • Django
  • JS
  • HTML + CSS
  • AWS
  • We also use a number of other tools and technologies, but this is just a sample.

Benefits

  • Health benefits and dental benefits
  • Company 401(k) plan
  • $100 of Lyft credit/month
  • Credit card for buying lunch
  • We support distributed work/ work from home / flexible schedules

What's it like to work at CodeHS?

Our team is a distributed team, with team members in 10+ states. We support working from home, or working from a coworking space, or working at an office. We have a passionate team who cares about the work we do in education. You'll be a good match for CodeHS if you bring excitement around education, are a self-starter, and always looking to learn more. We do a lot of video chats and have systems in place to help with communication and planning. You should be a proactive communicator.

The Engineering team is a small team of 6. We are all really passionate about computer science and enjoy collaborating with each other to create tools to enable teachers and learners to also experience the joys of learning to code.

Company Values

Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace. 

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Locations

San Francisco, California
Chicago, Illinois
New York
Remote

Role

Engineering

Experience Level

Mid Level

CodeHS

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.
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