Software Engineer

Remote or Chicago, IL | Engineering | Full-time | Fully remote

Apply

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science K-12. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Mission

The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.

We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students. We want to help make computer science education fun and accessible, and believe you need both great tools as well as a great community to make this happen. 
  

Software Engineer - Job Description

 

As a Software Engineer at CodeHS, you'll be repsonsible for helping to build and maintain the codehs.com website and related tools. Our team shares a lot of responsibilities and the role is for a generalist engineer who may work on any number of areas.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing new features for the CodeHS.com website
  • Maintaining and making improvements to existing features
  • Working with our Support team on certain escalations on technical bugs
  • Managing CodeHS data and supporting data analysis
  • Developing and maintaining internal tools used across the team

Qualifications

  • Passionate about Computer Science education
  • Excellent communicator and collaborative team member
  • Computer science or related major, a plus
  • Professional experience as a software engineer, a plus
  • Some experience developing full stack web applications

Our Tech Stack (specific experience in these areas a plus, but not required)

  • Python
  • Django
  • JS
  • HTML + CSS
  • AWS
  • We also use a number of other tools and technologies, but this is just a sample.

Benefits

  • Health benefits and dental benefits
  • Company 401(k) plan with match
  • Passionate team of people making an impact in education at a large scale
Must be authorized to work in the US and based in the US.
 
- The main office is in Chicago. Chicago office is hybrid. 
- You can apply to this position if you live in another state. If you are working from another state, onboarding and some team meetings require travel, but you can normally work from home or a coworking space. 
- Outside of Chicago, 5-10% travel, company/department meet ups are approximately quarterly

  

Company Values

Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

 

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace.