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Senior Full-stack Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

KOGNITY is looking for a software engineer with several years of professional experience who likes getting things done and doing them well.

You are pragmatic, and you like when things are moving fast and to have fun while at it. You appreciate smart, dedicated colleagues who truly care about you, the product and the technical solutions.

You value simplicity, code reviews and continuous integration. You will be part of a small team of engineers who develop the learning platform and infrastructure. With agile and lean values, they improve regularly, split work into smaller pieces and continuously deliver software (several times per day), without a lot of handovers or administration.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining features to improve learning, across all of the stack
  • Taking part in product ideation and development
  • Contributing to a great product, through great craftsmanship and quality and collaboration
  • Driving bigger technical and process improvements that have a positive team and product impacts

Skills & Requirements

As engineers, they enjoy working full-stack from infrastructure, deployment, database and Python+Django back-end up to front-end apps with Vue.js, and Angular powered by Webpack.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of web development experience, especially in a lead role of some kind
  • Ability and desire to work full-stack, with good overall knowledge of both back-end and front-end

In terms of tech skills, it's good if you have some background on:

  • Django, Rails, Spring or similar web technology
  • Angular/React/Vue or similar web frameworks
  • Advanced level of knowledge in Javascript/ES6+, CSS and HTML
  • Automated testing (unit, integration, selenium) and strategies
  • Continuous integration, deployments, builds
  • Working with AWS, Heroku, CDN, Docker etc.

Great Place to Work

  • 6 weeks vacation - w/ flexibility up to 9 weeks

  • No sick day deduction (full pay from day 1)

  • Wednesday work outside the office

  • Once a year work together from somewhere in Europe

  • Macbook and Apple equipment

  • Relocation package

  • Tech training/conference contribution

  • International team

About the company

Who they are

Kognity is one of the fastest-growing EdTech companies in the world and they aim to radically improve learning for 1.5 billion school students globally. They provide intelligent textbooks to schools in over 90 countries on 5 continents, allowing students to learn things faster and more effectively while allowing teachers to help their students reach their goals. Kognity is for those who want to take part in making the world a better place by working hard and creatively in a fun, caring, high-paced and challenging environment.

What they Do

Kognity help schools teach, manage and improve the learning experience for their students. Their ultimate goal is to see the success and steady improvement of students as they navigate through their studies with the help of their teachers. They do that by providing first-class digital textbooks that adapt to the learning needs of students and help teachers coach their students through their education.

Their Story

They are a textbook publisher, but a different one. Back in 2012, they decided to start reinventing the printed textbook in order to provide a digital, interactive and intelligent textbook. They want to bring life to textbooks and by mixing education with technology, so they can help teachers teach and students learn in a drastically more efficient way. Education is not a one size fits all model and nor should the resources be. That is why they are on a mission to bring the world to the digital textbook era in order to improve learning through innovation.

Why come and work with Kognity?

Their vision is to radically improve learning for the 1.5 billion school students of the world. They pursue this vision because no other single factor has a higher impact on the long term prosperity and well-being of humanity than education. Yet technology has previously not delivered on its promises of better learning.

Kognity is growing 100% year-on-year. They are looking for the sharpest brains, biggest hearts, and greatest drive in Stockholm and internationally, willing to take part in making the world a better place by working at a fun, caring and challenging environment.


Mariarosaria Nastri | Hiring Manager

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Kognity

Stockholm
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