Sr. Backend Developer

at CK-12 Foundation

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Posted by Amit Gupta
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Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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5 - 12 yrs
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Best in industry
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Full time
Skills
Python
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
MySQL
MongoDB
Relational Database (RDBMS)
Git
Grunt
Spark
RESTful APIs

Position: Sr. Backend Engineer

 

Basic:

  • Design, maintain, and monitor infrastructure for data products
  • Design and develop RESTful APIs for the data infrastructure
  • Design, implement and drive adoption of new analytic technologies and solutions
  • Work closely with data scientists, front end engineers and peers to gather requirements and develop solutions
  • Handle and resolve issues escalated from the production operational environment.
  • Troubleshoot performance, reliability, and scalability issues. 
  • Excellent Problem solving skills
  • A Code Craftsman that follows best software development and coding practices delivering understandable and maintainable code with thorough unit tests coverage


Requirements:

  • 5+ years of development experience with Java, Scala, and/or Python
  • Experience with writing and executing queries on RDBMS and NoSQL databases. Working knowledge of MongoDB, MySQL. We are not looking for a DBA.
  • Familiar with standard development tools like version control systems (Subversion/Git), build tools like Grunt.
  • Experience in virtualization technologies and deployment frameworks (familiarity with working on UNIX shell, Jenkins.)
  • Bachelors or masters degree in computer science or equivalent


Desired:

  • Experience working with Pylons Web Framework.
  • Experience with the Berkeley Data Analytics Stack (Spark, SparkSQL, Spark Streaming)
  • Experience with Storm, Hadoop, Kafka
  • Experience with Cascading, Summingbird
  • Experience with AWS EC2, Redshift, RDS, S3, Elastic MapReduce
  • Experience with business intelligence (BI) platforms like Tableau, Pentaho, Looker

     


    About CK-12 Foundation

     

    CK-12’s mission​ is to provide free access to open-source content and technology tools that empower students as well as teachers to enhance and experiment with different learning styles, resources, levels of competence, and circumstances.

     

    To achieve this noble and ambitious vision, we at CK-12 are challenging traditional model of education to transform it dramatically. Technology has opened up lots of opportunities to revolutionize education for the benefit of students, teachers and parents.

     

    We have chosen to be non-profit so that we can effectively realize our mission and so that we can do the right thing! It also provides us the ability to experiment big and bold ideas. CK-12 is backed by Vinod Khosla, a renowned technology venture capitalist.

     

    At CK-12, you’ll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, innovative and non bureaucratic environment where you will get a lot of cool things done than you ever imagined! We are a small group of passionate folks who are determined to disrupt the current form of education. We came together from companies such as Apple, eBay, Amazon, McGraw-Hill, and startups.

     

    Technology is key to scale education and we deeply believe in it. Come develop great solutions on our cloud based (AWS) AI-first platform delivering rich ​and interactive content.

     

    Does our mission, people ​and technologies excite you? If the answer is YES! and you are a great technologist who will challenge status-quo (no order takers please!) by innovating, please come join us! Together, we will change the world!

     

    Check out how CK-12 is making an impact in teaching and learning - https://www.ck12info.org/about/testimonials/

About CK-12 Foundation

Passionate about education?


CK-12 is on the lookout for talented, creative, and dedicated people to join our mission to provide great education to students around the world. We are looking for candidates to join our office at Bangalore.


We have a strong education platform that has served over 200 Million users, have got over 1.45 Billion questions answered and have got more than 285 thousand customised Flexbooks. We have embarked on exciting journey to build AI-powered student tutor and Teacher Assistant to build next generation of learning platform.


About CK-12 Foundation


CK-12’s mission​ is to provide free access to open-source content and technology tools that empower students as well as teachers to enhance and experiment with different learning styles, resources, levels of competence, and circumstances.


To achieve this noble and ambitious vision, we at CK-12 are challenging traditional model of education to transform it dramatically. Technology has opened up lots of opportunities to revolutionize education for the benefit of students, teachers and parents.


We have chosen to be non-profit so that we can effectively realize our mission and so that we can do the right thing! It also provides us the ability to experiment big and bold ideas. CK-12 is backed by Vinod Khosla, a renowned technology venture capitalist.


At CK-12, you’ll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, innovative and non bureaucratic environment where you will get a lot of cool things done than you ever imagined! We are a small group of passionate folks who are determined to disrupt the current form of education. We came together from companies such as Apple, eBay, Amazon, McGraw-Hill, and startups.


Technology is key to scale education and we deeply believe in it. Come develop great solutions on our cloud based (AWS) and AI-first platform delivering rich ​and interactive content.


Does our mission, people ​and technologies excite you? If the answer is YES! and you are a great technologist who will challenge status-quo (no order takers please!) by innovating, please come join us! Together, we will change the world!


Check out how CK-12 is making an impact in teaching and learning - https://www.ck12info.org/about/testimonials/

 

Flexi, our AI-powered Student Tutor - https://www.ck12.org/pages/student-tutor/

AI-powered Teacher Assistant - https://www.ck12.org/pages/teacher-assistant/

 

Benefits: Medical and Accident Insurance, Free food orders for lunch.

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