Software Engineer, Front End

Coursera, Sofia

Education-focused technology company

Coursera was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world’s largest online learning platform for higher education. 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower over 48 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 2,200 companies use the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education Inc., and Learn Capital.

We are looking for someone interested in developing a React app. They should have at least 2 years of professional experience building a SPA. And, they should be keen to write simple, testable, robust, and maintainable code. They should be able to play a role in making architectural and design decisions. Good communication skills are a must -- we are looking for a team player, not a rock-star.

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Your skills:

  • Strong programming fundamentals.
  • Excellent understanding of JavaScript (ES6), React or some other SPA framework.
  • Proficient in CSS.
  • Works with git or other VCS on a daily basis.
  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • A commitment to user focus, collaborative problem solving and building quality products is essential.
  • Experience with TypeScript (plus)
  • Experience with Redux architecture (plus)

Your responsibilities:

  • Build delightful, usable, and accessible interfaces
  • Rapidly innovate on product with fail fast mindset
  • Implement features using cutting edge front-end technologies to acquire learners, increase conversion and engagement with rapid data-driven iteration
  • Measure your work thoroughly, analyze results, and generate hypotheses to drive new product changes through A/B testing
  • An appetite to dive in and understand all the nuances of front-end infrastructure too.
  • Work with other developers to advance UI frameworks.
  • We aspire to make front-end development easier, faster, and better for everyone at Coursera!
Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.

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About Coursera

Coursera is an education-focused technology company that connects millions of learners around the world with the skills and knowledge they need to transform their lives and careers. We're providing access to top-quality university-level education at a previously unimagined scale, empowering learners, organizations, and enterprises to build the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. 

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