Software Engineer

Desmos - San Francisco, CA - Full time

Desmos is on a mission to improve the quality of math education in every classroom. We do this by letting teachers and students access rich, interactive and pedagogically sound math experiences right on their browser. Building high-quality math content is no easy task, and requires close collaboration between teachers, designers and engineers, as well as constant testing in real classrooms.

Our engineering team builds elegant and flexible systems that can quickly respond to design and pedagogy demands. We are often tasked with coming up with creative solutions to get an interaction feeling just right. We empower our teachers and designers to create delightful and meaningful math experiences.

Core Requirements

• A love of math and a curiosity about how students learn math.

• Experience designing and implementing large software systems.

• Expert at building rich interactions in the browser, or demonstrated ability to quickly become an expert.

• Demonstrated ability to learn and implement new tools and technologies.

• Excellent communication skills.

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Experience Level

1 or more years


In our first act, we reinvented the graphing calculator, bringing the block of plastic you used in high school into the 21st century with one of the most advanced HTML5 apps on the web. We sustained and grew our business by selling API access to that tool to established and emerging partners, helping them push their content and assessment offerings to new heights.

In our second act, we are setting a new standard for digital math content, combining the best ideas from education research, technology, and design thinking. We have a large and growing community of millions of students and teachers around the world. We have just scratched the surface of what we want to accomplish, and we need your help.

We're based in the heart of San Francisco, in a beautiful sunny office in SOMA. We’re well-funded by fantastic investors, and are growing rapidly. Come join us as we tackle the hard problems we love and build an enduring company in the process.

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