Software Engineer III, Applicant Systems

At 2U
  • Full Time
  • Employee

Posted on June 17th

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What We’re Looking For:
A thoughtful, collaborative and results-driven senior engineer with experience architecting solutions, promoting best practices, and leading technical conversations. You are a doer and have experience in achieving results. You are comfortable using and providing guidance in techniques like pair programming and test driven development (TDD).

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
  • Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code)
  • Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members.
  • Lead technical design of features and participate in larger architectural efforts
  • Advocate for engineering QoL priorities

Things That Should Be In Your Background:
  • 4+ years of Experience
  • Ruby on Rails
  • React
  • Relational databases (like MySQL)

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:
  • Python + Tornado
  • Document oriented databases (like MongoDB)
  • Key Value stores (like Redis)
  • AWS Lambda, Aurora / RDS, Elasticache

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)
2U is comprised of 3 lines of business: Graduate Degree Programs, Short Course, and Boot Camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities and enterprise organizations transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help our partners fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our partners are there to help them succeed. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 275,000 students and lifelong learners. 

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement
At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Benefits & Culture
Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO
  • Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break from Christmas through New Years!

To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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