EVERFI is the leading education technology innovator that provides learners of all ages education for the real world through scalable digital learning platforms. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified millions of learners with thousands of partners across 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. EVERFI is an industry convener that builds Networks that tackle the toughest social issues. These Networks include the Prescription Drug Safety Network, Campus Prevention Network, and the Financial Capability Network. Some of America’s leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, Advance Publications, Rethink Education and Rethink Impact. To learn more about EVERFI visit everfi.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn orTwitter @EVERFI.
The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for developing features and maintaining company software applications. The Senior Systems Engineer partners with other Engineers to review and deploy quality code. This Senior Engineer interacts and has regular meetings with the Program Manager and other Engineers to communicate progress around weekly development plans. In addition the Senior Engineer helps mentor and develop junior team members.
Write well-documented and structured code on a daily basis to meet weekly software development goals.
Attend weekly development meetings and actively participate in discussions around best weekly software development goals and best practices.
Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, business analysts, project managers and other engineers
Complete all assigned tasks in the ticketing system including new development and maintenance requests.
Mentor junior team members by regularly reviewing and providing feedback on their code.
Submit code for evaluation and feedback from Engineering team members through use of a version control tool.
Consistently write unit and integration tests around code and maintain the company test suite.
Develop a strong understanding of software development methodologies and styles that are most effective.
Develop a strong understanding of the product code base in order to become more efficient and effective.
Other job-related duties as assigned.
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field preferred; or an equivalent combination of experience and education
5 years of professional experience in backend web application stack, preferably Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL
Knowledge of version control tools such as git
Knowledge of test driven development, preferably using Rspec
Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable web application
Understanding of industry development standards
Experience with Redis, ElasticSearch, Single Sign On (SSO), ReactJS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker preferred
Experience with Kafka or similar, SAML, ReactJS
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other software engineers on cross-team projects
Strong problem solving and prioritization skills
Experience working in an agile environment
Work-life, Culture, & Perks:
Competitive base salary and bonus potential
401k program and equity plan
Comprehensive health care and excellent parental leave benefits
Flexible PTO and generous holiday schedule
Casual work environment
Annual company-wide retreat
Opportunity to work with talented people who have fun in the workplace
We’re looking for future team members who are energized and inspired by our values, as well as people who bring new backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. At EVERFI, our eight core values are an active part of everything we do:
Embrace Diversity of Thought & Drive Change
Act Like an Owner
Always Show Up
Share the Credit
Require Honest & Positivity
Always Ask: “Did I Matter Today?”
EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.