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Senior Software Engineer, Front-End

Coursera, Mountain View, CA

Education-focused technology company


Coursera is scaling a global platform to provide universal access to the world’s best education, and we’re motivated by the passion and mission to transform lives through learning. Our platform has reached over 30 million learners worldwide and we have partnered with 150+ elite universities around the globe with over 2,000 courses in our catalog. We offer Courses, Specializations, Certificates, and Degrees to meet the needs and goals of the diverse learners who come to Coursera.

In 2016, we began offering fully accredited online Masters degrees which ​provide ​a​ more convenient, lower-cost,​​ “stackable”​ means of earning credentials identical ​to their ​​traditional​ on-campus​​ counterparts. We also launched Coursera for Business, partnering with enterprise companies around the world to provide access to curated skill development for their employees.

We innovate, productize, and iterate at start-up speed. When you join, you will be expected to take up significant technical ownership for Coursera.

You personally exhibit a conviction that the world needs Coursera to be wildly successful and alignment to our core values:

  • Betterment: a tireless pursuit to drive results
  • Boldness: take risks and act decisively
  • Deep Honesty: invite and offer candid feedback in order to learn, change, and grow
  • Solidarity: recognize that we are part of something bigger than ourselves and are committed to our mission

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
  • Work with other developers to advance UI frameworks and infrastructure. We aspire to make front-end development easier, faster, and better for everyone at Coursera!

Your skills:

  • 4+ years of experience in a relevant software engineering role
  • Proficiency in the core technologies of the web: Javascript, HTML, and CSS, experience in at least one modern UI framework (e.g. AngularJS, ReactJS, Backbone.js, etc), and experience in building large-scale web applications
  • Experience with implementing responsive web designs and writing unit and integration tests is a plus
  • Fervent belief in engineering quality and building technical leverage for others
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving team environment (we deploy many times a day!)
  • Data-driven and strongly motivated by success and learnings through experiments and metrics analysis

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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. 

Want to learn more about Coursera? Visit https://www.coursera.org/