Employee, Flexible Schedule, Full-Time
Telecommute – Work from Anywhere
Backend Engineer (Remote – Worldwide)
FULL TIME – REMOTE
Dataquest is an interactive online learning platform for data science. We’re passionate about helping students go from zero to job ready. We help students deeply learn concepts, build projects, work together, and gain the confidence they need to start new careers. Read more about our philosophy here, and read what students think here.
We want to help tens of millions of students worldwide change their lives through data science education, and you’ll play a key role in helping us get there. We’re looking for collaborative and passionate team members, to help us continue to build out our 30+ person remote, global team.
This is a fully remote company and we are open to applications worldwide.You don’t have to match all of the listed requirements to apply, we’re truly looking for people who can grow along with our diverse and global team.
Who Should Apply?
You will work on our Infrastructure and Integrations Team. You will develop new features for our code running system. You will identify and remove performance bottlenecks in our application. You will build tools and software to improve our team’s efficiency. You will work with your team to configure our infrastructure as we develop our services.
You get excited when working with complex systems! You know what makes a service architecture simple, elegant, and fast. You enjoy testing and iterating new features with speed. You have a strong intuition about which improvements will have the most impact on speed. You think the best end-user experience is a fast end-user experience!
You can overlap working hours with US Eastern timezone (minimum 10am EST – 12:30pm EST)
3 years + of experience with Django, Docker, and Kubernetes
Experience working with a micro-service architecture
Experience with Agile and Kanban project management
Experience working collaboratively with internal stakeholders
Nice to Haves
Experience with infrastructure management tools such as Terraform
Experience with Kubernetes management using Helm
Experience with Jenkins
Experience with Selenium Testing Framework
Experience with Google Cloud Platform
Experience using Datadog
Data Science experience
Some perks of working at Dataquest:
Competitive compensation and benefits
Flexible vacation and sick leave
An annual professional development allowance
Free Dataquest account for life
The chance to see your impact on the lives of our students every day
The opportunity to be part of an engaged and mission-driven team
The chance to contribute to team direction
100% remote with flexible working hours
A supportive environment where help is always accessible
Work from Anywhere