Software Engineer 2U, Inc.
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What We're Looking For:
As a Software Engineer at 2U, you will have the opportunity to flex all of the skills that you've garnered over your career developing software for the web. Being the supporting infrastructure behind some of the most prestigious universities requires building and maintaining award-winning online learning environments for the browser and mobile devices, complex data bridges, content management systems, and an education-focused CRM
Demonstrable knowledge of HTTP-based API design and integration (REST, SOAP)
Knows the in's and out's of relational databases, and can hold their own in a discussion about the differences between the MyISAM and InnoDB storage engines
Experience working in a security-focused environment, ensuring auditing capabilities, defensive unit testing around ACLs
Loathes repetitive manual work; loves building tools that automate and make processes reliable and scalable
Can't remember the last time they worked in the absence of version control
Takes unit testing, documentation, code-readability, and general best-practices in software development seriously
Notable written and verbal communication skills, and doesn't let ego get in the way of helping others and discussing solutions
Can provide publicly accessible work examples via GitHub, Launchpad, BitBucket, or an active StackOverflow profile
Our TechDev team is smart, ambitious, hard-working, but most importantly we love what we?re doing. If the above position description describes you, we?d love to hear from you. Go ahead and click that ?Apply for this job online? button at the bottom of the page, and we?ll get back to you!
About 2U, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by a team of education and technology veterans, 2U enables leading colleges and universities to deliver their high quality education to qualified students anywhere. Our cloud-based software-as-a-service platform provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support, and graduate their students. Our mission is to enable the education our clients provide to reach its highest potential so students can reach theirs.
Why It?s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Benefits ? at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That?s not all! Employees receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependents.
Our Culture ? We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don?t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U?s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.
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