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Senior Software Engineer, Front End - Degrees

Coursera, Mountain View, CA

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.

Degrees are core to achieving the mission of transforming lives through learning. The Degrees team is directly responsible for the success of degrees. We focus on delighting degree partners and learners by enabling high engagement learning at scale.  As a Senior Front End Engineer, you will build a variety of high quality products that impact degree partners and learners, while working with engineers and many cross-functional stakeholders. You will also be a strong influence on the team by showing technical leadership in solving hard problems, mentoring other engineers and being an active thought partner to product, design and broader engineering leaders.

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Your responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product and design to iterate and build delightful products
  • Play an integral part in architectural designs
  • Collaborate well with backend engineers to design APIs that are consistent with our front end needs
  • Long term ownership of components that the team is responsible for

Your skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in a relevant software engineering role
  • Strong ability to design and develop simple and elegant solutions to complex problems
  • Strong knowledge of Javascript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience in at least one modern web framework (e.g. ReactJS, AngularJS, Backbone.js, etc)
  • Bachelor's in computer science or equivalent experience

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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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