Senior Software Developer at Lumen Learning
Portland, OR, US
We build tools around Open Educational Resources (think open source course content) that dramatically reduce student costs. No more buying textbooks!

You will build software that will be used by course designers, teachers, and students to make educational content more accessible to everyone.

Position Objective

Create new features and help maintain our Rails and PHP applications while helping the whole development team improve their technical skills.

Key Responsibilities

Own implementation of larger development projects
Break down technical projects for team work and help other team members implement them
Help improve security and stability of existing apps
Mentor the team to spread technical skills and ownership
Help design and develop APIs and features in Ruby, PHP, and Javascript
Position Requirements

Required

Mentorship attitude towards team work
Experience developing large production web applications
Desire to take ownership of projects and processes
Strong communication skills and desire to work in team environment
Desire to keep learning
Preferred

Experience technically managing large development projects
Ruby/Rails development experience
PHP development experience
Experience with various AWS systems
Familiarity with web security best practices
Git familiarity
Mentorship experience
Being in Portland