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Senior Software Engineer

Udacity’s mission is to power careers through tech education.




Udacity’s mission is to power careers through tech education. We are an immersive online learning platform offering practitioner level education in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Driving Systems, Cloud Computing and more. Udacity is also helping the enterprise market bridge the talent shortage and skills gaps during their digital transformation journey.

We are backed by some of the best-known investors - Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Bertelsmann and Drive Capital to name a few. If you are inspired to be a part of something amazing…. Read on.

As a Full-Stack Engineer, you will be a key contributor to our user facing and internal services.

You'll be developing the infrastructure that is serving our site along with all the custom tools our team uses to build our world-class learning experience.


  • Explore new feature development and help scale both our back-end and front-end
  • Compose high performance code designed to scale
  • Contribute ideas, software design, implementation, code reviews and deployments
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive monitoring, alerting, and incident response protocols for your products and services to reach our service level guarantees

What We Value:

  • 5+ years software development experience
  • Understanding of REST API development and API design best practices
  • Experience with Go or Node or Python
  • Experience with relational databases, Postgres preferred
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript or Typescript
  • Experience with React or similar JS framework is a plus
  • A solid understanding of how websites work from the client to server, up and down the stack
  • A user-centric and empathetic mentality for building products

Udacity is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe that the unique contributions of all Udacians is the driver of our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Consider applying if your experience is close to what we described above. We look for people with exceptional potential, as we know highest performing teams include people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.

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About Udacity

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Udacity, a pioneer in online education, is building "University by Silicon Valley", a new type of online university that teaches the actual programming skills that industry employers need today, delivers credentials endorsed by employers, because they built them, and provides education at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional schools.

With industry giants - Google, AT&T, Facebook, Salesforce, Cloudera, etc. - we offer Nanodegree credentials, designed so professionals can become Web Developers, Data Analysts, or Mobile Developers. Supported by our communities of coaches and students, our students learn programming and data science through a series of online courses and hand-on projects that help them practice and build a convincing portfolio.

Udacity is located in sunny Mountain View, CA.

Join Us

At Udacity, we believe in the power of learning to uplift, empower, and transform. We invite you to join us in creating and providing world-class programs that directly connect the students of today with the jobs of today, tomorrow, and beyond.

Working at Udacity

Every day, you will work in support of dedicated learners who are empowering themselves through education. Your work will change lives and better the world.

  • Health Care: No-premium health, dental, and vision benefits, 401K, FSA

  • Lifestyle: Monthly wellness stipend (gym memberships, work-out gear, etc.)

  • Learning: Reimbursements for conferences, classes, and seminars

  • Flexibility: Flexible work hours, unlimited vacation, and paid parental leave

  • Meals: Healthy catered lunches, dinners, snacks, and drinks on site

  • Fun: Board games, team outings, company parties, and more


We are a global company, with students and employees from all across the planet. We recognize and appreciate this diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to creating and maintaining workplaces, classrooms, forums, and more that are free of judgement, bias, or discrimination. All are welcome, all are supported, all are respected.

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