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Senior Software Engineer


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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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June 3rd, 2021

Job posted on

December 4th, 2020

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