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ClassDojo // consumer education
 
Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco    Posted: Saturday, April 04, 2020
 
   
 
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ClassDojos ultimate goal is to give every child on Earth an education they love. Our plan to do this is to bring communities of teachers, families & children together, all over the world, & help them create a learning experience their children love.

As a full-stack engineer at ClassDojo, you'll help build the systems that will support our rapid growth. Youll work on production code from day one, deploy often, move quickly, & have your work used by millions of students, teachers, & parents around the world every day. In addition, youll help us further develop our high-quality engineering culture, one that values rapid iteration, collaboration, & best practices. Our code is heavily tested & deployed daily, & were serious about building a world-class engineering team.

Who we're looking for

  • You're excited to get things done, in a fast-paced environment
  • You have an ownership mindset: you are comfortable with both responsibility & accountability
  • You're thoughtful about creating & maintaining a world-class engineering culture
  • You work well in teams & enjoy collaborating with engineers, designers & product teams
  • You are passionate about education & care about having impact on tens of millions of kids' lives with your work

Bonus points

  • Youve used Node and/or React at scale
  • You've worked with MongoDB or MySQL
  • You have DevOps experience, especially on AWS

About ClassDojo
ClassDojo's mission is to bring communities together, & help them create an education experience their children love.Founded in 2011 (ImagineK12 / Y Combinator) & based in San Francisco, California, ClassDojo started as a communication app: a simple way for teachers, families, & children to share the magic of the school day through photos, videos, & messages. It creates a close-knit classroom community, & exciting, inspiring & creative classrooms & homes for kids. Were one of the fastest growing education companies of all time, used & loved by tens of millions of teachers, families & children in 90% of K-8 schools in the US, & 180 other countries.

You can read more about our vision to change education from the ground up here:https://medium.com/@samchaudhary/https-medium-com-samchaudhary-how-to-change-education-from-the-ground-up-f82b8f3e4b95.

The Team
We believe focused, talented, non-hierarchical teams can achieve a surprising amount:https://blog.ycombinator.com/its-surprising-how-much-small-teams-can-get-done-sam-chaudhary-of-classdojo/.Our team is made up of engineers, designers, & educators from around the world, with deep backgrounds in education, as well as from leading consumer internet organizations like Instagram, Netflix, Dropbox, Uber, Y Combinator & more. Were building a company that will transform education, & one that is the kind of place weve all always wanted to work. We believe youll do the best work of your life here.

Diversity

ClassDojos vision is to give every child on Earth an education they love. We strongly feel the best way to do this is to work with people from diverse backgrounds that truly reflect the world. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records. We are happy to accommodate any disabilities or special needs. We hire both locally in San Francisco, & distributed teammates around the world.

If you're excited about having an impact in education at massive scale, we'd love to hear from you.

 
 
 
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