Senior Backend developer in EdTech with AI focus, become a co-owner!

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

EdAider

EdAider is an EdTech startup founded by researchers at Stockholm University and supported by SU Innovation, SU Holding, and Vinnova. The company is currently developing cutting edge AI and Analytics technology for educational purposes based on the state of the art research, with the aim to support data-driven decision making in schools and for providing powerful support for adaptive learning that makes sure that students' needs are intelligently supported. EdAider is today used in Swedish schools and is received very positively by teachers and students. 


Mission


Our mission is to make use of technology in the best possible way to empower teachers and learners, and in order to transform current modes of mass education into personalized education.  


Your role


We are now looking for a senior backend developer that has a true passion for coding and building products, to join our agile working environment, and a friendly team that has a strong passion for transforming education. Your work will include taking full responsibility for the backend of our platform, by working closely with UI/UX designers, frontend developers, and researchers in the team.     


  • Lead the engineering at EdAider with the support of the CTO 

  • Drive the vision, strategy, team, and product. Have a big impact on the direction of the company.


Your values

  • You are passionate about the intersection of technology and creativity.

  • You have a strong desire in building a company from the ground up and defining its culture.

  • You’re a “generalist” and can independently learn about new areas. 

  • You like to identify and then solve complex tasks with simple solutions.

  • You like to help and coach people and build a good team culture. around you.


Your skills

  • Proficient in Python and Django (minimum 4 years experience)  

  • Being able to independently finish tasks (from an idea to production)

  • Get-things-done mindset

  • Desire to learn

  • Choose the right tool for the right task

  • Inspire and coach the people around you.

  • Experience with design and development of scalable high-quality software products. 

  • Experience in testing the code in various ways: manually and automatically (unit, functional, e2e tests).


Good to have experience

But not strict requirements

  • Building analytics solutions

  • ML/AI

  • Frontend

  • Cloud providers (especially Heroku)

  • Postgres

  • Scaling systems

  • Experience working in fully remote teams

  • Scrum/Agile

  • DevOps


Other information

  • Start: As soon as possible.

  • Salary + Equity 

  • Work extent: Fulltime 

  • Location: Full remote work possible. You work where you are most happy and productive.

For more information or questions please contact us at jalal@edaider.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

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Working at
EdAider

EdAider is an EdTech startup founded by researchers at Stockholm University and supported by SU Innovation, SU Holding, Vinnova and Sting. The company is currently developing cutting edge AI and Analytics technology for educational purposes based on state-of the art research, with the aim to support data-driven decision making in schools and universities and for providing powerful support for adaptive learning that make sure that students needs are intelligently supported. Our overarching aim is to transform current modes of mass education into personalized education.

Read more about EdAider

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