Full Stack Engineer (Senior or Midlevel)

3 days ago
$7/hourRemoteAge of Learning

Company Overview:

Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator based in Glendale, California, with a talented team of more than 600 individuals comprised of nationally-renowned educators, curriculum experts, developers, artists, writers, designers, engineers, producers, product managers, analysts and marketing experts! Together we develop engaging, effective digital learning technology and content to help children build a strong academic foundation for lifelong success.

Our flagship product ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy is a comprehensive online curriculum and the #1 digital learning product for young children. To-date, more than 30 million children worldwide have completed over 8 billion Learning Activities on ABCmouse. We recently launched Adventure Academy, the first massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed specifically to help elementary- and middle-school-aged children learn. It features thousands of engaging Learning Activities-including minigames, books, original animated and live action series, and more-in a fun and safe virtual world. Other Age of Learning programs include immersive English language learning products for children in China and Japan; ReadingIQ, a digital library and literacy platform; and a groundbreaking personalized, adaptive digital learning system that individualizes math instruction for every child through AI-driven technology.

We are committed to helping all children succeed. We provide our educational programs at no cost to teachers, Head Start programs, public libraries, and other community organizations, and have served millions of children through these initiatives. We recently established the Age of Learning Foundation to expand this work globally.

As we expand our global reach and increase the educational impact of our programs, we're looking for passionate, ambitious, and collaborative leaders to become a part of our growing team.

Summary:

Our China Products team is growing and we need an experienced full stack engineer! You will build and improve the web platform for our ABCMouse English and related products delighting a large and growing number of children (and parents) in China! You will use cutting edge technology and collaborate with awesome colleagues. This role is remote to start due to COVID-19.

Responsibilities:

  • Object-oriented development within Age of Learning Web Services platform
  • Development of web apps (admin tools) with Age of Learning JS.
  • Discover the Web Services needs on projects
  • Design static endpoints and agree on a contract with your consumers
  • Develop functional endpoints against a strong set of coding and documentation standards and conventions
  • Design and implement performant database schemas to support new and changed functionality
  • Solve complex problems with simple architectural solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • Great communication and collaboration skills in a team environment
  • PHP 7, PHPUnit, Composer, Postman/Swagger
  • JavaScript ES2020; knowledge of web components a plus
  • Docker, MySQL, Document Databases, HTML, CSS
  • Experience working with high traffic applications

Preferred qualifications

  • Mandarin fluency
  • Familiarity with Golang
  • Master's or equivalent in Computer Science or related field

Age of Learning currently provides:

  • 90% - 100% of health and welfare benefit premiums
  • A 401(k) program with employer match
  • 15 paid vacation days plus 11 observed national paid holidays
  • Team bonding events and a highly collaborative environment
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunity Employment in addition to an inclusive and supportive company culture
  • Access to our internal DEI Task Force that focuses on ensuring our products represent all children on a global scale
  • Opportunities for professional growth through professional learning and development programs
  • A temporary 100% remote work environment, due to COVID restrictions, to help ensure the safety of our employees
  • Monthly internet stipend provided due to temporary remote work environment

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