Backend Software Engineer

Sep 03, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time


Flipgrid, Inc. has a full-time, 40 hours per week, opportunity for Backend Software Engineer at our location in Minneapolis, MN. The Backend Software Engineer will be responsible for solving technical challenges that stem from scaling services with large data and throughput, assisting in building critical features for users, supporting internal teams, and deploying changes to distributed systems without affecting service. This position requires a Master's degree or equivalent in Instructional Design, Learning Technologies, or related field and 1 year of experience with designing and scaling online learning platforms and technologies. Must also have 12 months of demonstrated ability (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: (1) production web and mobile software project experience in Educational Technology; (2) hands on experience in a learning environment; (3) production experience in web technologies including REST and Amazon Web Services; (4) video and image processing toolchain and content distribution technologies; and (5) major online learning management systems including Canvas/Moodle/Blackboard and educational specific protocols including LTI and xAPI. Must also have completed academic coursework in the areas of multimedia design and development, contemporary development tools, interactive multimedia instruction, and design of online distance learning. Will accept experience gained before, during or after Master's program. If interested, please send your resume to EOE.