Senior Software Engineer - Creator Success

New York, NY /
Engineering – Engineering /
Full Time
Teachable is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, in a primarily backend capacity. We're a growing team of people who like to get a lot done with minimal overhead. We collaborate on roadmap, design, architecture, and are driven by a mission to empower creators to transform their knowledge into income.

As a senior technical leader of our technology team, you will be responsible for designing and building key components of a system that impacts thousands of creators and millions of students. As our team continues to grow, your experience will be essential in ensuring that we hit our company targets and continue to improve the supportive engineering culture we already have here. You will help define our roadmap and the best execution strategy to drive the progression of our stack and our team at large.

Read up on engineering here in How We Code at Teachable.

We are looking for someone:

    • With 5+ years of hands-on experience building production web applications, ideally in an agile, startup environment
    • With experience building and maintaining scalable and reliable backend service using Ruby on Rails or similar object-oriented programming languages such as Python, Java, Scala, etc.
    • Who has demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions
    • With experience building and maintaining scalable and reliable back-end services, databases, and distributed systems
    • Who advocates for performance measurement and optimization
    • Who enjoys solving  complex technical problems in both new and legacy codebases
    • Who embodies  the “leave the code base better than how you found it” mentality
    • Who has played a key role in designing and implementing technical projects with multiple team members with varying experiences 
    • Has led technical architecture discussions to drive technical decisions on your team
    • Who is humble, collaborative, service-oriented and a fast learner
    • Who upholds Teachable Product Engineering values, including working as part of a diverse team

What you'll be doing:

    • Collaborate with Engineers, Product Managers, Designers, and QA engineers to build high-quality products
    • Contribute to the technical design and architecture of services, databases and applications across the organization
    • Help define our roadmap and the best execution strategy to drive the progression of our stack and our team at large
    • Write simple, clean, high-quality, well-tested software that delivers user value
    • Share complex technical architecture to other members of the technology organization
    • Mentor other engineers, bringing new perspective to our design, coding and testing best practices as well as supporting review processes (i.e. design, code, postmortem).
    • Participate in the team’s on-call support rotation
    • Contribute and shape the overall culture and collaboration practices of the team
Teachable is an instructor-focused platform that empowers creators to build and sell online courses and coaching on any topic-from iOS development to watercolor painting to card tricks. Instructors using our platform have collectively earned more than a billion dollars to date.

Since our founding, we've raised more than $12.5 million from top venture investors and were acquired in March of 2020. Teachable is now a part of the Hotmart group, an international startup, based in Brazil, with over 800 employees worldwide. Hotmart's mission is to help creators earn a living from their passion.

We're growing rapidly, with triple-digit year-over-year growth, and are continuing to build a diverse team of top-notch talent. We won't hold you back from reaching your full potential at Teachable; you'll have the freedom to be an integral member of our tight-knit team, with great benefits and perks. Your work here will directly impact hundreds of thousands of online educators, entrepreneurs, and creatives.

We plan to be optionally remote until at least September 2021

Comprehensive Health, Dental, & Vision benefits with options covering up to 100% of monthly premium
Discretionary paid vacation & time off with a company average of 24 days a year
Parental leave, 16 weeks fully paid after three months of service
4% 401(k) with match after three months of service
Supplemental student loan repayment assistance or a professional education stipend
Tax-free commuter benefit
Conference budget
50% gym & wellness match

Teachable encourages individuals from a broad diversity of backgrounds to apply for positions. We are an equal opportunity employer, meaning we're committed to a fair and consistent interview process. Please tell us in your application if you require an accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.