Software Engineer II - Fullstack

Remote - Anywhere Full Time
$104K - $145K Yearly

Published on December 10, 2023

Codecademy is an American online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 12 different programming languages including Python, Java, Go, JavaScript, Ruby, SQL, C++, C#, Swift, and Sass, as well as markup languages HTML and CSS.

We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. 
Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online coding education.
Our learners have gone on to start new jobs, launch new companies, and lead new lives thanks to their work with Codecademy, and our platform has transformed the way businesses develop and retain their teams.
Since 2011, our team has grown to over 200 employees serving 50+ million learners from 190+ countries. We’ve raised over $82M in venture capital funding from top investors including Prosus, Owl Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and more--which gives us the capital to get stuff done in an impactful way.
Join us to help build a business that empowers tens of millions of people to lead better lives!
Our team's mission is to acquire new users with an engaging free experience, driving the growth of Codecademy's user base. We're focused on expanding our reach, particularly at the top of the funnel, by increasing monthly unique anonymous visitors and converting these visitors into active users.  We own a broad product area, encompassing resources like docs, articles, cheat sheets, videos, and blogs; landing pages for various courses and paths; SEO; the homepage; sign-up and login processes; the catalog; search; and marketing tools.  As part of our team, you'll be at the forefront of driving traffic through innovative content types, optimizing search discoverability, and streamlining user sign-up processes, contributing significantly to Codecademy's growth and success. 
Opportunity Highlights:
  • Own product architecture and collaborate with product managers, designers and other engineers to set the technical direction and create software that optimizes for business metrics 
  • Communicate technology and product strategy effectively to both internal and external stakeholders and leadership 
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure scalability, performance, and alignment with standards and best practices 
  • Can work on variety of projects depending on the team needs which can be mostly Front-end or Back-end or a mix of both 
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's in computer science or Non-traditional Computer Science majors such as bootcamp grads, and self-taught 
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience 
  • Experience developing Full Stack web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and TypeScript 
  • Proficiency with front-end frameworks, we use React, Redux, and NextJS 
  • Proficiency with back-end frameworks, we use Ruby on Rails 
  • Familiarity working with both SQL and NoSQL databases, we use a combination of PostgreSQL and MongoDB 
  • Familiarity with API design patterns (GraphQL, REST) 
  • Able to work with project deadlines and deliver effective results and updates 
  • Comfortable working in collaboration with other developers and stakeholders (Product Manager, Product Designer and cross-team collaborations) 
  • Have a knack for building beautiful and clean User Interfaces according to design specs (layout, specificity, cross-browser compatibility, and accessibility) using design systems 
Target base salary range for this job requisition is anticipated to be $104,000 to $145,000 annualized.
We also offer participation in the Company Bonus Program and full benefits. The company may modify salaries, salary ranges and/or Pay Plans from time to time as it deems necessary.

Equal Employment Opportunity
At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.