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NoRedInk | San Francisco, CA or REMOTE for Senior, Pacific Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET)

We’re an ed-tech company on a mission to help all students become strong writers! Our team may be small, but NoRedInk is used by 1 in 3 school districts in the US, and students have answered over 1 billion questions on our platform.

We’re a group of friendly people who listen to and learn from each other. We discuss past mistakes openly so we can adapt our processes to the challenges that come with progress. Puns flow freely across our San Francisco office as well as on Slack, and we have remote engineers spanning six different time zones.

Our engineering team [1] prides itself on code quality and innovation. We use the cutting-edge Elm programming language for all our new front-end code, and have been migrating legacy React code to Elm as well. We started with Ruby on Rails on our backend, and have lately been working to introduce Elixir to our stack. You can read about our experiences with these technologies on our team blog! [2]

In addition to spending work hours open-sourcing useful libraries we develop [3], we also invest financially in open source. We hired the creator of Elm, Evan Czaplicki, to develop Elm full time. [4] Evan discusses his plans for the language with the team every week, periodically pairs with other engineers on Elm, and cracks up members of the sales team with his lunchtime jokes.

We use Amazon AWS for our infrastructure and automate all of our deployments using OpsWorks and Chef. We write a lot of tests, and use Jenkins for continuous integration. Our process for new features begins with our product team and in-house visual designer, continues with a GitHub pull request from a feature branch into master, and ends with our in-house QA specialist trying to break it before it reaches production.

We’re hiring both Senior Engineers who have been around the block many times, as well as Junior Engineers who are just getting started. We’re looking for Junior Engineers who are eager to learn, who thrive on great mentorship, and who want to work on a mission that makes a difference. We’re looking for Senior Engineers who are the type of collaborators that value kindness and open-mindedness, over convincing the group they’re right.

You can learn more about what it’s like working here through Hardy’s on-boarding blog post: http://tech.noredink.com/post/143787279069/on-boarding-as-a-...

You can learn more about our interview process through Dui’s hiring blog post: http://tech.noredink.com/post/145260396603/our-engineering-h...

If you’re interested, please apply through our jobs page! https://www.noredink.com/jobs

[1] https://www.noredink.com/about/team

[2] http://tech.noredink.com/

[3] https://github.com/NoRedInk/

[4] http://tech.noredink.com/post/136615783598/welcome-evan




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