Salary $75,000 - $115,000 a year
Full job description
Packback is looking for a full stack engineer to support our mission to awaken and fuel the lifelong curiosity in every studentAs a software engineer at packback, you will be building features that empower students and professors to have a better learning experience.
Packback’s a.i.-powered platform is used by educators in k-12 and higher education to help their students fall in love with the subject matter, drive personalized learning, and most importantly, quantify and improve student critical thinking skills.
Key job duties include communicating well, providing thoughtful feedback to teammates, pairing, actively improving our team knowledge-base, and of course, writing codeYou’ll be collaborating with our product team to design and implement new features, tackling bugs and tech debt, and incrementally improving our infrastructure and ci/cd pipeline.
Why you should work at packback
Reach - our platform, packback questions, is used by more than 10 thousand educators and a million students, who collectively author 10 million posts a yearYou will be a part of building a platform that has a huge impact on inspiring curiosity in students.
Training - we offer opportunities for learning and mentorshipWe value people who like to wear many hatsYou can get involved with the front end, back end, infrastructure and data functions.
Ownership - packback is a rapidly growing companyYou will have responsibility for bringing innovative features to market while working closely with the product team.
Want to learn more about engineering at packback? check out our docs repo on github.
We’re looking for somebody who is excited to work on both our backend and frontend codebasesTo succeed, you should have experience working with web frameworks(we use laravel and django, but again care mainly that you are a great developer).
Additionally, we’re looking for:
Experience writing unit and acceptance tests and a strong grasp of object-oriented programming concepts
2+ years of software engineering experience, especially with web-based productsTransferable experience is more important than years of experienceIf you have full-time development experience outside of school or a bootcamp, we encourage you to still apply.
It`s great if you have
Experience with scss / styling
Experience working on highly scalable cloud infrastructures
Comfort with linux/unix systems
Open-source contributions with a variety of technologies
Startup or small company experience
Our commitment to diversity
Working in the education technology space, it is an ethical necessity for us to build a diverse and inclusive team in order to better consider the needs of our audience’s wide range of backgrounds and educational experiencesWe provide regular training on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion to all employees.
Employees of color are invited to participate in a mentorship program with members of our executive team to build career skills and to help with career progression.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Perks of working at packback
A culture that you can be proud to build: we work hard at building an inclusive culture of curiosity and continuous learning at packbackIn any role at packback, being a good steward of our values and using them to inform decisions and communication can make an enormous impact on the business.
Work-life balance: packback offers an unlimited vacation policyTeam members are encouraged to take time off for volunteer opportunitiesOur engineering team is fully remote, and provides flexibility and support for working wherever makes the most sense for you.
Competitive salary and benefits: the salary range for this position is $75-115k annually + bonusWe set clear expectations for professional growth and offer an annual learning and development stipend.
Health & wellness
401(k) with a 50% employer match
Generous parental leave up to 12 weeks
Family medical leave
Unlimited time off
Access to premium membership to one medical
Monthly dashpass subscription by doordash
Posted 12 days ago