Senior Full Stack Developer

Interplay Learning Austin , TX 73301

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking to hire a senior full stack developer to add to our growing engineering team at Interplay Learning. The role will be a remote position, working on projects such as integrations, analytics and globalization.

Interplay Learning is growing fast - get on board, and grow your career with us. At Interplay, work with an Award-Winning Virtual Reality, 3D and 2D learning development platform. We put culture first and build on this through teamwork, innovation, and open communication. Come join our company where you can contribute significantly to an early stage team and be a significant part of our growth and success.

The engineering team contributes to a diverse range of projects in the development of the LMS, 3D simulation tools, analytics and integrations with external systems. The engineering team is fully remote, and meets for daily Zoom standup calls, and requires strong communication skills, but also the ability to work independently. A senior developer in the team is expected to be able to manage a coding project, and delegate work to a small team where required.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Manage coding projects and, when required, a small team of developers
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to address and mitigate these problems
  • Maintain and improve code quality and organization

Required Skills

  • Expert knowledge in Python developing web apps, cloud based services and database manipulation
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript development for complex web applications
  • NoSQL database experience, in AWS DynamoDB, GCP DataStore or similar technology
  • Strong communication skills allowing efficient communication in English with your team members, and the ability to manage and delegate tasks to appropriate team members where necessary
  • Practical ability to write clear, concise code that is readable, and easily maintained; experience in testing practices; building robust, scalable and performant web applications

Required Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience working in a Python or JavaScript role
  • Experience managing a small team, preferably in a software development role, to complete projects or manage a portion of a code base
  • Formal training in a relevant software development or computer science course, or equivalent experience in a practical role that can be demonstrated
  • Experience integrating with external APIs, services and authentication procedures

Preferred Skills

  • AWS and/or GCP experience, primarily for database, storage and cloud applications
  • Experience using Python for analytics
  • Experience building and deploying to iOS and Android native applications
  • Experience building for VR, desktop or mobile
  • Proficient knowledge of Git, source control and code review procedures
  • UI/UX skills with common tools such as Adobe XD, Figma or Balsamiq
  • Security and compliance experience in SOC2, GDPR or ISO audits and standards
  • Experience working or managing in a distributed team, in an agile approach

Benefits

  • Generous vacation policy (3 weeks of PTO + week off around the end of year holidays)
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance coverage for individuals
  • Private company stock options
  • A company committed to professional development
  • Join a culture that supports innovation, openness, and fun (Seriously, we dont just say this. We live it.)
  • Opportunity to work with really cool VR technology and a winning team!

Diversity statement

At Interplay Learning, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to who we are and how we operate our business. Were building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals for the betterment of each other, our company, and our customers. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices. Interplay Learning commits to promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse membership.

We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Interplay Learning is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need any reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. We regard diversity of thought as fundamentally important to our company culture, and encourage every employee to participate in our Diversity and Inclusion committee, which acts to promote conversation around equitable practices in our workplace.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Interplay Learning is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, status as a veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic or activity in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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