During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates and team members safe, Prodigy is operating, hiring, and onboarding 100% remotely for the time being.
Since being founded in 2011, Prodigy Education has grown from 3,000 local users to more than 100 million registered users worldwide. As one of the fastest-growing EdTech startups in North America, Prodigy connects students, parents, teachers, and school districts with resources with the goal of promoting a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account for Prodigy’s popular Math Game for grades 1 to 8. Prodigy Education also provides online math tutoring via certified teachers who adapt their style and lessons to teach students in the way they learn best. For more information, visit www.prodigygame.com, and see for yourself why teachers love Prodigy.
Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!
As a Full Stack Developer on our Online Tutoring team, your primary mission will be to architect and engineer critical components across a variety of micro-services and facing projects.
Make large architectural decisions that will help make our stack more robust and efficient
Write and maintain high quality and well-documented code
Select, develop, and implement core technologies across a variety of projects (front-end and back-end)
Who You Are:
Solid experience writing RESTful API endpoints
Passion for user experience, performance, and uptime
Knowledge of relational databases (PostgreSQL, MSSQL, etc.)
Experience working with NoSQL databases (DynamoDB, Redis, MongoDB, etc.)
Knowledge of security best practices
A love for learning and staying on top of the latest in web development
Our Core Technologies:
Backend: Node.js, GraphQL, Postgres, DynamoDB, Redis, AWS, Lambda, NestJS, Prisma
Bonus Points For:
Ability to work with other programming languages
Experience working with ElasticSearch or other search technologies
Experience with AWS technologies
Familiarity with ES6 and beyond
Experience with unit testing and testing frameworks
What We Offer:
A culture of transparency, where team members are involved in important conversations
Full health benefits from day one (1) for you and your family, fully covered!
We are a profitable company, with eligibility to participate in stock options for all full-time permanent employees
Learning and development budget for all full-time employees to use towards career growth and development opportunities
We recognize 9-5 is not for everyone! We offer flexible working hours that will allow you to schedule your workday with a bit more freedom!
While we operate 100% remotely, for the time being, we understand the importance of togetherness. We offer frequent and fun team and company events, to stay connected and in the know.
Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education. If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply!
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Education will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us, and we will work with you to meet your needs.