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Senior Software Engineer
Online education is no longer a novel or niche idea. It is the fastest-growing segment in higher education, accounting for 20% of all enrollees and 35% of graduate-level certificates and degrees. It’s also getting increasingly competitive, as more and better programs are launched each semester. Universities need to go online quickly, economically, and elegantly, creating programs that students can’t wait to tell their friends about and that their professors want to teach.
Noodle helps universities bring programs online with flexibility, transparency, alignment, efficiency, and joy. That’s why more top universities chose us last year than all other online program managers combined. We are a passionate team of technologists, educators, and experts. Online learning has the potential to transform higher education; if you’re interested in being part of that journey, keep reading!
About the Role:
The Core Engineering Team at Noodle manages the integration and processing of the hundreds of educational data sources that drive Noodle’s products. This role works closely with Solutions Architects and other Software Engineers to onboard new university partners into Noodle’s data ecosystem, evaluate and develop integrations with new data systems, as well as continually expand and improve Noodle’s internal data tools and libraries.
As a Senior Software Engineer at Noodle you will:
Add your expertise to a team of software engineers specializing in batch data processing, ETL, data warehousing, and data quality management
Improve and expand custom Python data analysis libraries handling hundreds of millions of records reliably and efficiently
Uphold engineering best practices such as code review and CI/CD, and serve as a mentor for junior engineers
Design and develop proofs of concept for new integrations, adapting complex enrollment and learning systems into usable data feeds
This role will potentially lead a team of up to 1 or 2 Developers
At least 4 years Python development experience
Strong experience with Python data analysis libraries (such as pandas, numpy)
Strong relational database and SQL skills
Experience in agile software development methodologies and best practices
At least 2 years experience working with AWS technologies
Preferred additional qualifications:
Experience working with 3rd party ETL tools such as Talend, Stitch, or Fivetran
GoLang development experience
Familiarity with Apache Airflow or similar scheduling tools
Engineering management experience
Understanding of AWS technologies including ECS, Redshift, Athena, Lambda, API Gateway, and DocumentDB
Experience managing infrastructure as code using AWS CDK or similar tools
Automated testing and data quality assurance experience
At Noodle, we hire people who will help us change the future of online education. Even if you don’t think you check off every bullet point on this list, we still encourage you to apply! We value both current experience and future potential
Work from our beautiful NYC office! OR Work from the comfort of your home office!
Great compensation package!
401K + match, bonus potential, and equity opportunities
Tools you need on us! Mac is our computer of choice
Our insurance plan offers medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability coverage, plus supplementals for all employees and dependents
12 weeks paid Parental Leave
Pre-tax commuter benefits
3 weeks paid vacation + 10 paid holidays + paid sick leave
Monthly Gym Stipend and Membership to premium medical services like One Medical and Eden Health
Monthly cell phone and internet stipend
Annual education stipend for lifelong learning
Growth – we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees can be themselves and grow within and around the company
Noodle is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone. We value and celebrate our differences because those differences are what make our team shine. We hire great people from different backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger as a whole. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Noodle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.
Noodle won Built In NYC’s 100 Best Places to Work, Best Midsize Companies, and Best Perks & Benefits 2021, and 2022 and was named one of Crain’s 100 best places to work in NYC in 2021.