Full-Stack Engineer


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/12/2021
  • Website: noredink.com
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About NoRedInk

NoRedInk builds stronger writers through interest-based curriculum, adaptive exercises, and actionable data. We are now in over 50% of US school districts and students have answered over 5 billion questions using our products.

Job Description

It has never been more important that students around the world have the tools and support to learn through digital instruction — and that they be able to harness the power of the written word. NoRedInk now helps students in more than 60% of middle and high schools in the U.S. become better writers. Our adaptive curriculum deeply engages learners by personalizing exercises to their interests, guides them step-by-step through the writing process, and boosts their skills through differentiated practice. We’re relentlessly focused on our mission to unlock every writer’s potential and to create a future where all students can harness the power of the written word.
To further advance our mission, we are looking to find a talented full-stack engineer excited to build features as part of a collaborative team of engineers, product managers and designers focused on improving user experience for teachers and students who rely on NoRedInk every day to hone their language and writing skills.

What You Will Achieve:

  • Partner with passionate curriculum creators to facilitate the creation of grammar and writing resources for teachers. 
  • Work daily with our product team to build a dynamic, efficient, and beautiful teacher and student experience.
  • Gain professional experience with functional programming languages like Elm and Haskell, industry leading infrastructure technology such as Kubernetes and Docker, and performant build tools.
  • Experience personal growth through a management relationship which prioritizes support, empathy, and clearly communicated expectations.
  • Deliver impactful solutions at scale, building on the foundations of software that handles billions of new records every year.

About You

  • You have professional experience as a software developer
  • You value code quality and well tested code
  • You're excited about working with Elm and Haskell
  • You are comfortable working with Ruby on Rails
  • You're comfortable with Linux or macOS and MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • You are comfortable either working remotely or commuting to our office in San Francisco

Why NoRedInk?

NoRedInk offers a range of benefits to help you thrive in and out of the office, including flex PTO, a relaxed WFH policy, and paid parental leave. Our team members care deeply about our core values:
  • Put teachers and students first
  • Relentlessly improve
  • Invest in and take care of each other
  • Act with Humility
  • Delight in our work
We work to model and promote these daily, helping to foster an environment that’s fun, collaborative, and highly engaged. Check out our 2-minute pitch on NBC or read articles about us in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.