[Jobposts] Principal Platform Engineer at edX

Ron D trueabilityjobs at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 12:55:49 UTC 2015

*Title: **Principal Platform Engineer*
*Location: **Cambridge, MA*

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EdX, a non-profit open source educational software company, is looking for
a Principal Software Engineer to join its stellar Platform team with the
goal of building a platform to accelerate its a widely adopted open source
educational offering. The Platform team is responsible for building much of
the core capabilities leveraged by both edx.org as well as the open source

• Design, develop, deploy, and support scalable software systems
• Stay on top of emerging technologies related to distributed systems
• Be a fearless advocate for refactoring core functionality and building
new platform capabilities
• Build operationally viable solutions
• Support the open source community
• Ability to build strong relationships across the organization

• Experience writing software in a modern OO programming language (Python,
Java, etc…)
• Experience working in a fast paced Agile/Scrum development shop with lean
• Strong understanding of distributed and scalable systems
• Ideally, a contributor to and consumer of Open Source technologies
• Ideally have exposure to many open source distributed systems
technologies (Queueing, Pub/Sub, No-SQL Key Value stores)

• Competitive Compensation
• Generous Benefits Package
• Free Lunch Everyday
• A great working experience where everyone cares and wants to change the
world (no, we're not kidding)

With Regards,
Ron D

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