Senior Full-Stack Engineer (Javascript)

Published date Posted on Indeed on Dec 20, 2021 (36 d ago)

Engagement type: Contract

Term of engagement: 12 months

Location: Fully remote (open to candidates based in the US)

Experience: 4 years and up


About Us


BibliU is a digital learning platform that is changing the future of the multi-billion-dollar textbook industry. Our mission is to shake up higher education and make reading materials more accessible and learning more effective. We do this by making textbooks and monographs more affordable for students, so that in most cases, they are included in tuition costs. As a learning tool, accessibility and inclusion are core to our product philosophy, and features designed to accommodate multiple learning styles and the different needs and preferences of each student.


BibliU has grown rapidly, and during this time we have created Europe's largest digital education content programme, in partnership with Coventry University. Upon entering the US market, we have secured the largest digital textbook programmes in the US with Phoenix and Grand Canyon Universities.


We have recently raised $10 million in a Series A investment round (you can read more about this on Sky News and EdSurge) and have ambitious plans for continued growth and expansion.


We are now looking for a talented full-stack engineer to join forces with the product manager, product designer and product marketing team in our new Engage Engineering team.


About the role


This new team begins its journey by developing new solutions around driving student learning outcomes, and improving teaching quality by increasing student engagement and providing actionable data to professors and institutions. Since the team’s products are still in the early phase, this is an excellent opportunity to architect and build robst products - through prototyping, customer collaboration, and high quality design and development. BibliU Engage provides comprehensive, high-quality courseware for each class to provide a personalised and adaptive learning experience for all students. This is a new, greenfield product that you will be able to build and shape from the ground-up in collaboration with our product and engineering team.

As we are still evaluating the market this will initially be an opportunity to join our team on a 12 month contract initially to help BibliU build a new product and help us move to the next phase of making learning more effective and affordable.


Technologies we use:


  • AWS
  • Lambda
  • Node.js
  • typescript/JavaScript
  • LitHTML + LitElement
  • MySQL
  • DynamoDB


Areas of Responsibility


As a senior full stack engineer you will be responsible for:


  • Building new features for our engage products

  • All features must be accessible, scalable and provide a world-class experience to users of all types across a wide variety of browsers and devices.

  • Add relevant tasks to backlog

  • Work with strategic partners and service providers to integrate their services and solutions into our product for a seamless UX.

  • Develop and maintain features for the BibliU Engage across our web, mobile, and desktop applications

  • Implement client side code in line with mockups provided

  • Implement and maintain our backend APIs and infrastructure

  • Test code written using well known frameworks

  • Continuous Integration & Deployment

  • Understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

  • Work with stakeholders and third-party APIs to define the best solutions to development problems and business requirements


Must-haves


  • Actively collaborating with the team’s product manager and designer

  • At least 4+ years experience with a Javascript framework

  • Node.js experience

  • Experience creating microservices and external-facing APIs

  • Familiarity with using Project Management tools (Jira, Linear, etc.)

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple incoming requests

  • Experience writing unit tests

  • Experience providing code reviews

  • Experience with scoping projects into manageable tasks and sharing knowledge to help others


Nice to Haves


  • Front end (Lit-html / Polymer/ React/ Redux / Electron / Cordova) experience is a plus

  • Experience scaling, maintaining backend infrastructures is a plus

  • Experience delivering end-to-end features is a plus

  • Contributed to open source projects (JavaScript preferred)

  • Experience with LMS / University integrations (LTI, Caliper, SSO, Gradebook, Learnosity) is a plus

  • Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform experience a plus

  • TypeScript experience


What it’s like working at BibliU


  • Fast-paced innovation - You will have an opportunity to join one of the leading startups in higher ed at a time when we are entering the biggest market in the world.
  • Influencing the future - Have a strong impact on the new engagement features of BibliU’s new product.
  • Freedom and responsibility - We are looking for people who are willing to take on responsibility and can manage their own work, offering flexible working arrangements to suit your needs.
  • Diversity at our core - Of over 70+ people, half of our senior management team are women, and our broader team is made up of a group of international people with diverse backgrounds.
  • Fostering a community is important to us - The BibliU book club meets (virtually) every 6 weeks.

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds, experiences and identities to apply. Each new hire is an opportunity for us to bring in a different perspective and BibliU is committed to building an inclusive and supportive workplace where everyone can do rewarding work.


If you’ve got any questions about the role, get in touch with maria.loufardaki@bibliu.com


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