At GoGuardian, we’re helping share the future of digital learning by providing educators, students, and schools with tools to create engaging and equitable learning environments. Together, we build innovative solutions to empower students, deliver insights, and encourage experimentation. With employees around the globe, we’re committed to building a culture of inclusivity, curiosity, and courage. GoGuardian’s growth is fast and ever-evolving, and our teams are growing along with it — always ready to experiment and learn.
As a Backend Software Engineer at GoGuardian, you’ll help build, optimize and maintain our infrastructure and applications that support millions of students and educators every day. You will work on production code and build rich feature sets that support the complex problems in education. You’ll be a key member of our engineering team, helping to embody the principles of fluidity, critical thinking, innovation, and collaboration.
What You'll Do
Build systems to solve new problems Display strong judgment in selecting methods techniques and evaluation criteria for delivering results Build, deploy and operate high-scale web applications Deliver on engineering challenges and understand existing codebases quickly Write high quality and maintainable code and own engineering initiatives Work effectively in an agile environment Learn and experiment with new technologies Effectively communicate and understand complex ideas with other engineers/non-engineers
Who You Are
3+ years of professional industry experience as a backend engineer in a distributed systems environment 1+ years experience in designing and building RESTful APIs and microservices Knowledge of at least one statically typed compiled language (preferably Golang) Experience working with web applications Strong understanding of system performance and scaling Experience with container orchestration platforms Familiarity with AWS and relational database concepts Familiarity with a variety of database concepts such as NoSQL, column-stores, and distributed databases Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
What We Offer
A varied and challenging role in a multinational and highly innovative company A robust benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, employee stock option plan, paid parental leave, 13 paid company holidays, and much more Development and further training opportunities for shaping and realizing your career goals Exceptional colleagues with a passion for EdTech
GoGuardian is on a mission to supercharge human potential by creating the ultimate learning platform. We help thousands of K-12 schools and districts maximize the learning potential of every student by enabling more productive, effective, and safer digital learning.
Our Guiding Principles describe how we work, what we value, and our decision-making philosophy. Our team is truly passionate about creating solutions that take digital learning to new heights, and that passion is at the heart of everything we do. Yet we also know it’s not just what we do but how we do it, and we’re proud to have built a purpose-driven culture of collaboration, openness, trust, and transparency.
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