Software Engineer, Infrastructure

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 with an interest in developing and maintaining highly scalable infrastructure on various cloud providers, like AWS and Google Cloud. The candidate should have at least 2 years of professional experience designing, building and maintaining infrastructure, as well as provisioning it. You should have good knowledge about security and scalability of infrastructure, too. We're looking for someone who would be interested and excited in changing the development environment and conducting a lot of experimentations. Good communication skills are a must - we are looking for a team player, not a rock-star.

Your skills:

  • Knowledge in various cloud providers like AWS, Google Cloud, Digital Ocean (EC2, RDS, Route53, ElasticTranscoder)
  • Knowledge with DevOps technologies like Ansible, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge in administration of Windows and Linux virtual machines
  • Working knowledge of security for servers and infrastructure clusters
  • Experience with IaaC (Infrastructure as a Code) tools like Terraform
  • Experience with scripting languages like Bash or Python
  • Strong communication skills in English

Your responsibilities:

  • Build, optimize and scale our React, Node.js platform and scalable infrastructure
  • Design, build, and maintain tools and frameworks to deploy, test, preview, and ship code to production
  • Help drive the front end architecture at Coursera
  • Collaborate with client teams to identify common pain points, develop solutions and evangelize best practices for JavaScript UI applications
  • Establish robust patterns in order to build accessible and performant products
  • Build, maintain, and evangelize developer tools, frameworks, and techniques to enhance development experience and improve developer productivity
  • Evangelize frontend technologies internally and externally to the company
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.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at [email protected]

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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