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Homer

 

Senior Devops Engineer

Senior Devops Engineer  


Homer


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senior

engineer

devops

devops

senior

engineer

devops

24d
\nHOMER has a newly created opportunity for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our growing team! This role will report into our New York or LA office, or can be based remotely.\n\nHOMER, a BEGiN brand, is the proven early learning program that provides the best educational start possible. We offer personalized, fun, and proven learning products for kids ages 2-8 to help build confidence, mastery, and a love of learning. We are deeply committed to our members and to their children, and we are building a creative and strategic team to develop a portfolio of early learning products that support learning everywhere.\n\nReporting into our Director of Technology, the Senior DevOps Engineer will own and operate our deployment infrastructure. DevOps team provides tools that enable easy, fast, and continuous evolution of Homer Technology Platform. Developers working on the applications that make up our platform use DevOps’ tools to release their changes into the production system. On a typical workday, around 20 developers will deploy their applications to production a total of 10 to 30 times. Developers perform these deployments independently; the DevOps team is not concerned with their timing. DevOps’ responsibility is that the tools are available, perform well under high load, and are easy to use.\n\nIn the future, the DevOps team will have responsibility for providing automated testing environments. These environments will run the same code as the production system, and the instances contained within them can be upgraded same as the production instances. The use-cases for testing environments will include reproducing production bugs, running cross-application platform tests, and aiding per-application development and Quality Assurance (QA).\n\nYou will:\n\n\n* Own and operate large parts of our deployment infrastructure\n\n* Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code) using, Javascript, React framework, Node and other languages as necessary.\n\n* Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several time-zones using agile project management methodologies.\n\n* Lead  technical design of applications, from a deployment perspective, and participate in larger system design efforts.\n\n\n\n\nMust Haves:\n\n\n* At least 5 years of experience building and managing large-scale systems with at least 99.99% uptime requirement ( or 3 years experience with a degree in Computer Science or a related field)\n\n* Experience with AWS stack (ELB, EC2, EB, EMR, Redshift, Lambda, Kinesis, Cloudfront, AppSync) and CI/CD pipeline tools and processes (Jenkins)\n\n* Experience with leveraging tools that allows to build infrastructure as code. eg: Terraform\n\n* Experience dealing with engineers as customers and mentoring fellow software engineers in the ways of DevOps when appropriate\n\n* Experience with monitoring and alerting technologies like Datadog\n\n* Experience working effectively  with a distributed team\n\n\n\n\nNice-to-Haves:\n\n\n* Experience with DevSecOps or how to implement sane defaults with security in mind\n\n* Experience deploying and scaling applications using Kubernetes  and Docker\n\n* Experience managing and optimizing sql and no-sql databases\n\n* Experience working with micro-service architectures\n\n* Experience with application continuous integration tools. eg: bitrise\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who:\n\n\n* Collaborate effectively with stakeholders and other team members (product managers, engineers, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements and then execute on them.\n\n* Are able and willing to switch programming languages as necessary.\n\n* Have an entrepreneurial mindset and know how to balance speed to market and elegance in technical design.\n\n* are passionate about and thrive in a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others\n\n* care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build a complete and long-term solution for the whole ecosystem\n\n* want to be part of an organization with a transparent and agile environment where you can communicate freely and openly\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits.\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers.\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* The chance to have a big impact, quickly\n\n* The rare opportunity to make a dent in the universe. We’re bringing a love of reading and learning to children globally!\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Senior Backend Engineer

Senior Backend Engineer


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backend

senior

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backend

1mo
\nHOMER has an opportunity for an exceptional Senior Backend Engineer to join our energetic, growing team!You will have a profound impact on a company that touches the lives of children, parents, and teachers across the globe with one of the most celebrated reading and learn-to-read platforms in the industry.\n\nHOMER is a venture-backed, high-growth business that offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits in a creative, flexible environment that invests in professional development.\n\nReporting into our Director of Technology, the Senior Backend Engineer will be a key member of our engineering team, building the back end services and infrastructure team essential to our growing business. Over time, we expect you to grow by learning and practicing technical ownership, promoting best practices in coding and architecture, collaborating with and mentoring other members of the engineering team through code reviews and paired programming, and becoming a vocal advocate of our engineering forward culture.\n\nOur backend technology stack includes the following:\n\n\n* Node.js and TypeScript as the main programming language\n\n* Python for handling long running internal processes\n\n* Applications are hosted in AWS\n\n* We use GIT for source control\n\n\n\n\nYou will:\n\n\n* Develop and maintain key internal and public-facing back end systems such as user management microservices\n\n* Design redundant and scalable architectures for high performance web and mobile delivery across multiple platforms\n\n* Engineer simple and elegant solutions to challenging problems, working towards an overall team goal of 99.99% uptime\n\n* Design and engineer secure RESTful APIs\n\n* Updating legacy code to implement cutting edge tech \n\n\n\n\nMust Haves:\n\n\n* Proficiency in Node.js and TypeScript\n\n* Experience with GraphQL\n\n* Experience with Amazon Web Services\n\n* Experience in relational and non-relational databases\n\n* Experience in unit testing and end-to-end testing\n\n* Experience with MVC frameworks\n\n* Good knowledge of continuous delivery\n\n* Good knowledge of microservices\n\n* Good knowledge of software fundamentals design/architectural patterns. \n\n\n\n\nNice-to-Haves:\n\n\n* Good knowledge of HTML/CSS \n\n* Good knowledge of authentication, encryption and security techniques\n\n* Experience building CMS and reporting systems\n\n* Experience developing apps with Ed Tech industry standards. (e.g., PCI and COPPA compliance)  \n\n* Experience in a startup environment\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who:\n\n\n* Are enthusiastic about learning and applying new cutting edge technologies.\n\n* Take ownership of your own work.\n\n* Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are able to convey a very technical situation to less technical colleagues. \n\n* Are pragmatic, able to determine when and why it is the right call to take a step back and refactor old code versus putting together a quick fix. \n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits.\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers.\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* The chance to have a big impact, quickly\n\n* The rare opportunity to make a dent in the universe. We’re bringing a love of reading and learning to children globally!\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Homer

 

Senior Devops Engineer

Senior Devops Engineer  


Homer


devops

senior

engineer

devops

devops

senior

engineer

devops

2mo
\nHOMER has a newly created opportunity for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our growing team! This role will report into our New York or LA office, or can be based remotely. \n\nHOMER, a BEGiN brand, is the proven early learning program that provides the best educational start possible. We offer personalized, fun, and proven learning products for kids ages 2-8 to help build confidence, mastery, and a love of learning. We are deeply committed to our members and to their children, and we are building a creative and strategic team to develop a portfolio of early learning products that support learning everywhere.\n\nReporting into our Director of Technology, the Senior DevOps Engineer will be our first full-time devops hire to own and operate our deployment infrastructure. DevOps team provides tools that enable easy, fast, and continuous evolution of Homer Technology Platform. Developers working on the applications that make up our platform use DevOps’ tools to release their changes into the production system. On a typical workday, around 20 developers will deploy their applications to production a total of 10 to 30 times. Developers perform these deployments independently; the DevOps team is not concerned with their timing. DevOps’ responsibility is that the tools are available, perform well under high load, and are easy to use.\n\nIn the future, the DevOps team will have responsibility for providing automated testing environments. These environments will run the same code as the production system, and the instances contained within them can be upgraded same as the production instances. The use-cases for testing environments will include reproducing production bugs, running cross-application platform tests, and aiding per-application development and Quality Assurance (QA).\n\nYou will:\n\n\n* Own and operate large parts of our deployment infrastructure\n\n* Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code) using, Javascript, React framework, Node and other languages as necessary.\n\n* Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several time-zones using agile project management methodologies.\n\n* Lead  technical design of applications, from a deployment perspective, and participate in larger system design efforts.\n\n\n\n\nMust Haves:\n\n\n* At least 5 years of experience building and managing large-scale systems with at least 99.99% uptime requirement ( or 3 years experience with a degree in Computer Science or a related field)\n\n* Experience with AWS stack (ELB, EC2, EB, EMR, Redshift, Lambda, Kinesis, Cloudfront, AppSync) and CI/CD pipeline tools and processes (Jenkins)\n\n* Experience with leveraging tools that allows to build infrastructure as code. eg: Terraform\n\n* Experience dealing with engineers as customers and mentoring fellow software engineers in the ways of DevOps when appropriate\n\n* Experience with monitoring and alerting technologies like Datadog\n\n* Experience working effectively  with a distributed team\n\n\n\n\nNice-to-Haves:\n\n\n* Experience with DevSecOps or how to implement sane defaults with security in mind\n\n* Experience deploying and scaling applications using Kubernetes  and Docker\n\n* Experience managing and optimizing sql and no-sql databases\n\n* Experience working with micro-service architectures\n\n* Experience with application continuous integration tools. eg: bitrise\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who:\n\n\n* Collaborate effectively with stakeholders and other team members (product managers, engineers, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements and then execute on them.\n\n* Are able and willing to switch programming languages as necessary.\n\n* Have an entrepreneurial mindset and know how to balance speed to market and elegance in technical design.\n\n* are passionate about and thrive in a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others\n\n* care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build a complete and long-term solution for the whole ecosystem\n\n* want to be part of an organization with a transparent and agile environment where you can communicate freely and openly\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits.\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers.\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* The chance to have a big impact, quickly\n\n* The rare opportunity to make a dent in the universe. We’re bringing a love of reading and learning to children globally!\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Homer

 

Senior Software Engineer Content

Senior Software Engineer Content  


Homer


dev

senior

engineer

digital nomad

dev

senior

engineer

digital nomad

2mo
\nSenior Software Engineer, Content\n\nRemote\n\nHOMER has a newly created opportunity for a Senior Content Engineer to join our growing team!  This role will report into our New York City or LA office, or can be based remotely. \n\nHOMER, a BEGiN brand, is the proven early learning program that provides the best educational start possible. We offer personalized, fun, and proven learning products for kids ages 2-8 to help build confidence, mastery, and a love of learning. We are deeply committed to our members and to their children, and we are building a creative and strategic team to develop a portfolio of early learning products that support learning everywhere.\n\nReporting to our Content Engineering Manager, the Senior Content Engineer will primarily contribute to the software design and development of our content management and delivery systems among other related tools and services.  As a member of the Content Engineering team, you will often serve as a technical liaison between our content creators (designers, animators, and learning specialists) and client-side engineers that build our portfolio of applications.\n\nYou will:\n\n\n* Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code).\n\n* Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several time-zones using agile project management methodologies.\n\n* Contribute to technical design and architecture of applications, and participate in larger system design efforts.\n\n* Build automated tests and help maintain existing test suites.\n\n\n\n\nMust Haves:\n\n\n* Demonstrable expertise designing and building fullstack NodeJS services and complex frontend applications.\n\n* Experience bundling frontend applications with technologies like Webpack\n\n* Experience in multi-environment deployment strategies for microservice applications.\n\n* Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field preferred).\n\n* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.\n\n* At least 5 years of relevant work experience  (or undergraduate degree in Computer Science and 3 years of relevant work experience).\n\n\n\n\nNice-to-Haves:\n\n\n* Interest in innovations in web technologies and familiarity with many media types that power rich multimedia experiences.\n\n* Familiarity with modern application frameworks and languages including TypeScript, React, Redux, and GraphQL.\n\n* Familiarity with best practices in API design.\n\n* Familiarity with a variety of datastore technologies (i.e. Redis, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Postgres).\n\n* Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code technologies (i.e. CloudFormation Template, terraform, ansible).\n\n* Familiarity with container technologies (i.e. Docker), and experience setting up CI/CD solutions that containerize web applications and automatically deploy to various environments.\n\n* Experience working with offshore or distributed teams, and familiarity using communication tools like Slack.\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who:\n\n\n* Collaborate effectively with stakeholders and other team members (product managers, UI/UX designers, engineers, animators, illustrators, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements and then execute on them.\n\n* Ability and willing to switch programming languages as necessary.\n\n* Have an entrepreneurial mindset and know how to balance speed to market and elegance in technical design.\n\n* Are passionate about and thrive in a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others.\n\n* Care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build a complete and long-term solution for the whole ecosystem.\n\n* Want to be part of an organization with a transparent and agile environment where you can communicate freely and openly.\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits.\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers.\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits.\n\n* The chance to have a big impact, quickly.\n\n* Help bring a love of reading and learning to children globally!\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Homer


Senior IOS Engineer

Senior IOS Engineer


Homer


ios

senior

engineer

ios

ios

senior

engineer

ios

8mo
\nHomer is looking for a collaborative and results driven Senior iOS Engineer to join our energetic, growing team. This is a virtual role, working East Coast hours. You will have a profound impact on a company that touches the lives of children, parents, and teachers across the globe with one of the most celebrated reading and learn-to-read platforms in the industry. We are looking to create world class digital learning experience available. Your work will help build a beautiful, personalized experience to meet every child's specific needs as they learn to read, love to read, and read to learn. Overall success in this position means you have helped the children using our products find the lessons, stories, and other content that best fit their age and interests.\n\nHomer is a venture-backed, high-growth business that offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits in a creative, flexible environment that invests in professional development.\n\nAs Senior Engineer in our growing iOS team, you will be responsible for improving and maintaining several iOS apps and contribute materially in the backend infrastructure that supports them. You are a maker at heart and have experience in and temperament for mentoring others on your team and across engineering. You will focus on elegant and effective technical solutions that enable Homer’s vision described above. As you grow, you will participate in growing our technology platform to support the needs of rapidly growing user-base. Above all, you care about delivering quality software in a sustainable and timely manner. \n\nYou will:\n\n\n* Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code) using Objective-C, Swift, Javascript, Python and other languages as necessary\n\n* Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several time-zones, especially in agile techniques like TDD and retrospectives\n\n* Collaborate effectively with your stakeholders (product managers, UX designers, engineers, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements\n\n* Lead technical design of applications and participate in larger system design efforts.\n\n* Help with hiring and developing members of the team.\n\n\n\n\nYou must have:\n\n\n* Demonstrable expertise designing and building iOS apps and other systems using Objective-C, Swift, JavaScript and Python\n\n* Experience with performance-tuning iOS applications\n\n* Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related fields preferred)\n\n* Strong interpersonal and communication skills\n\n* At least 6 years of relevant work experience (or Undergraduate degree in Computer Science and 4 years of relevant work experience)\n\n\n\n\nWe are also looking for:\n\n\n* Knowledge of full stack engineering especially how scalable frontend and backend systems interoperate\n\n* Knowledge of machine learning, statistics, and data visualization\n\n* Knowledge of deployment technologies in cloud hosted environments like AWS\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who are:\n\n\n* Results oriented, hands-on and passionate about our industry (education) and our consumers (children, parents and educators)\n\n* Collaborative, and thrive in startup environments\n\n* Able and willing to learn new technologies and styles\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* A chance to have a big impact\n\n* A chance to bring a love of reading and learning to children globally\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Homer


Data Engineer

Data Engineer


Homer


engineer

engineer

11mo
\nHOMER is looking for a collaborative and results driven Data Engineer to join our energetic, growing team. This is a virtual role but must work East Coast hours. You will have a profound impact on a company that touches the lives of children, parents, and teachers across the globe with one of the most celebrated reading and learn-to-read platforms in the industry. We are looking to create world class digital learning experience available. Your work will help build a beautiful, personalized experience to meet every child's specific needs as they learn to read, love to read, and read to learn. Overall success in this position means you have helped the children using our products find the lessons, stories, and other content that best fit their age and interests.\n\nHOMER is a venture-backed, high-growth business that offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits in a creative, flexible environment that invests in professional development.\n\nAs the Data Engineer, you will be responsible for improving and maintaining our data infrastructure and owning parts of it. You will focus on accuracy, reliability and timeliness of data used in our products and by the whole company uses to generate insights. As you grow, you'll take on new responsibilities, like  scaling our data pipeline, data lake and data warehouse.\n\nYour responsibilities will include:\n\n\n* Own efficacy and quality for data pipelines and ETL processes you build and maintain\n\n* Develop, maintain and improve tools to enable team members to rapidly consume and understand data\n\n* Design scalable infrastructure to build, train, and deploy machine learning models, with an eye on efficiency\n\n* Implement and integrate solutions using Python, SQL, and other languages as necessary\n\n* Help build and add new features to our in-house experimental tools to support A/B testing\n\n\n\n\nMust Haves:\n\n\n* Demonstrable expertise  in Python, SQL, Node, relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL), non-relational databases (e.g. Couchbase or MongoDB), and column stores (e.g. Vertica/Redshift)\n\n* Experience building and maintaining  data infrastructure (including batch and near real-time  ETL processes)\n\n* Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related fields preferred)\n\n* Strong interpersonal and communication skills\n\n* At least 2 years of relevant work experience\n\n\n\n\nNice-to-Haves:\n\n\n* Knowledge of MapReduce and some distributed data processing methodologies and frameworks (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Presto, Spark )\n\n* Knowledge of deployment technologies in cloud hosted environments (e.g. AWS )\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who are:\n\n\n* Results oriented, hands-on and passionate about our industry (education) and our consumers (children, parents and educators)\n\n* Collaborative, and thrive in startup environments\n\n* Able and willing to learn new technologies, methods and processes\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* A chance to have a big impact\n\n* A chance to bring a love of reading and learning to children globally\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Homer


Senior Web Engineer

Senior Web Engineer


Homer


web dev

senior

engineer

web dev

senior

engineer

11mo
\nHOMER is looking for a collaborative and results driven Senior Web Engineer to join our energetic, growing team. This is a remote role, but must be able to work East Coast hours. You will have a profound impact on a company that touches the lives of children, parents, and teachers across the globe with one of the most celebrated reading and learn-to-read platforms in the industry. We are looking to create world class digital learning experience available. Your work will help build a beautiful, personalized experience to meet every child's specific needs as they learn to read, love to read, and read to learn. Overall success in this position means you have helped the children using our products find the lessons, stories, and other content that best fit their age and interests.\n\nHOMER is a venture-backed, high-growth business that offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits in a creative, flexible environment that invests in professional development\n\nAs Senior Engineer on our growing Web and Android team, you will be responsible for improving and maintaining several websites and web apps and contribute to the backend infrastructure that supports them as well as potentially developing games, lessons, and other interactive educational content consumed by a growing number of cross platform web and mobile apps. You are a maker at heart and have experience in and temperament for mentoring others on your team and across engineering. You will focus on elegant and effective technical solutions that enable Homer’s vision described above. As you grow, you will participate in growing our technology platform to support the needs of rapidly growing user-base. Above all, you should care about delivering quality software in a sustainable and timely manner.\n\n\nYour responsibilities will include:\n\n\n* Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing and deploying code) using Javascript, React framework, Node and other languages as necessary.\n\n* Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several time-zones using agile project management methodologies.\n\n* Collaborate effectively with your stakeholders (product owners, animators, illustrators, UX designers, engineers, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements.\n\n* Lead technical design of applications and participate in larger system design efforts.\n\n\n\n\nYou must have:\n\n\n* Demonstrable expertise designing and building websites and web apps and other systems using Javascript, React and Node.\n\n* Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related fields preferred).\n\n* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.\n\n* At least 5 years of relevant work experience (or Undergraduate degree in Computer Science and 3 years of relevant work experience).\n\n\n\n\nWe are also looking for:\n\n\n* Knowledge of full stack engineering especially how scalable frontend and backend systems interoperate.\n\n* Knowledge of deployment technologies in cloud hosted environments like AWS.\n\n* Knowledge and experience with GraphQL.\n\n* Experience developing web or mobile 2D games, interactive apps, or animation systems.\n\n* Ability and openness to switch programming languages as necessary.\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who are:\n\n\n* Results oriented, hands-on and passionate about our industry (education) and our consumers (children, parents and educators).\n\n* Collaborative, and thrive in startup environments.\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* A chance to have a big impact\n\n* A chance to bring a love of reading and learning to children globally\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Homer


Fullstack Game Engineer

Fullstack Game Engineer


Homer


game dev

engineer

game dev

engineer

1yr
\nHOMER is currently seeking a collaborative and results driven Fullstack Game Engineer to join our energetic, growing Content Engineering team. This will be a remote position, expected to work east coast hours. You will have a profound impact on a company that touches the lives of children, parents, and teachers across the globe, with one of the most celebrated reading and learn-to-read platforms in the industry. We are looking to create the most world-class digital learning experience available. Your work will help build a beautiful, personalized experience to meet every child's specific needs as they learn to read, love to read, and read to learn. Overall success in this position means you have helped the children using our products find the lessons, stories, and other content that best fit their age and interests.\n\nHOMER is a venture-backed, high-growth business that offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits in a creative, flexible environment that invests in professional development.\n\nAs Fullstack Game Engineer in our growing Content Engineering team, you will be responsible for supporting the content team by maintaining the content management system, improving our core interactive/animation framework as well as developing games, lessons, and other interactive educational content consumed by a growing number of cross platform web and mobile apps. If you are a maker at heart with experience in and temperament for mentoring others on your team and across engineering, this is the role for you. You will focus on elegant and effective technical solutions that enable HOMER’s vision described above. As you grow, you will participate in growing our technology platform to support the needs of rapidly growing user-base. Above all, we care about delivering quality software in a sustainable and timely manner. \n\nYou will:\n\n\n* Make direct technical contributions (writing, debugging, reviewing, and deploying code) using Javascript and other languages as necessary.\n\n* Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several time-zones using agile project management methodologies.\n\n* Collaborate effectively with your stakeholders (product managers, animators, illustrators, UX designers, engineers, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements.\n\n* Technical design and development of content management, animation, and interactive systems.\n\n\n\n\nYou must have:\n\n\n* Demonstrable expertise of CMS architecture, design, implementation and maintenance or similar game development support tools.\n\n* Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related fields preferred).\n\n* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.\n\n* At least 5 years of relevant work experience  (or undergraduate degree in Computer Science and 3 years of relevant work experience).\n\n\n\n\nWe are also looking for:\n\n\n* Experience developing web or mobile 2D games, interactive apps, or animation systems, using one or more of the following: Javascript, C/C++/C#, or Swift.\n\n* Knowledge and experience with GraphQL.\n\n* Knowledge and experience with Node.js.\n\n* Ability and openness to switch programming languages as necessary.\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who:\n\n\n* Are open to suggestions, collaborative, and thrive in team environments\n\n* Love and are willing to learn new technologies and styles\n\n* Are scrappy, entrepreneurial with the ability to turnaround high-quality projects quickly without depending on a large team\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* The chance to have a big impact, quickly\n\n* The rare opportunity to make a dent in the universe. We’re bringing a love of reading and learning to children globally\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Homer


Experienced Data Engineer

Experienced Data Engineer


Homer


engineer

engineer

1yr
\nHOMER is looking for a collaborative and results driven Data Engineer to join our energetic, growing team and sit in our New York City office. You will have a profound impact on a company that touches the lives of children, parents, and teachers across the globe with one of the most celebrated reading and learn-to-read platforms in the industry. We are looking to create the most world-class digital learning experience available. Your work will help build a beautiful, personalized experience to meet every child's specific needs as they learn to read, love to read, and read to learn. Overall success in this position means you have helped the children using our products find the lessons, stories, and other content that best fit their age and interests.\n\nHOMER’s mission is to challenge a one-size-fits-all approach to learning and put individuality at its center. We are a venture-backed, high-growth business that offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits in a creative, flexible environment that invests in professional development.\n\nReporting into the Director of Technology, the successful candidate will be responsible for improving and maintaining our data infrastructure and owning parts of it. You will focus on accuracy, reliability and timeliness of data that the whole company uses to generate insights, and deploying data science models that tackle sophisticated business problems. As you grow, you'll take on new responsibilities, from designing and defining our processes around data management to scaling our data pipeline.\n\nYou will:\n\n\n* Collaborate effectively with our data scientists, analysts, engineers and other stakeholders to design and maintain data models\n\n* Design scalable infrastructure to build, train, and deploy machine learning models, with an eye on efficiency\n\n* Own efficacy and quality for data pipelines and ETL processes you build and maintain\n\n* Develop, maintain and improve tools to enable team members to rapidly consume and understand data\n\n* Implement and integrate solutions using Python, SQL, and other languages as necessary\n\n* Improve and expand our product recommendation systems to be more powerful, helping children using our products to have greater success\n\n* Help build and add new features to our in-house experimental tools to support A/B testing\n\n\n\n\nYou must have:\n\n\n* Demonstrable expertise  in Python, SQL, Node, relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL), non-relational databases (e.g. Couchbase or MongoDB), and column store (e.g. Vertica/Redshift)\n\n* Experience building and maintaining  data infrastructure (including batch and streaming ETL processes)\n\n* Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related fields preferred)\n\n* Strong interpersonal and communication skills\n\n* At least 3 years of relevant work experience\n\n\n\n\nWe are also looking for:\n\n\n* Knowledge of machine learning, statistics, and data visualization solutions (e.g. Looker)\n\n* Knowledge of MapReduce and some distributed data processing methodologies and frameworks (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Presto, Spark )\n\n* Knowledge of deployment technologies in cloud hosted environments (e.g. AWS )\n\n* Experience with mobile development in Objective-C, Swift or Javascript\n\n\n\n\nWe like people who are:\n\n\n* Results oriented, hands-on and passionate about our industry (education) and our consumers (children, parents and educators)\n\n* Collaborative, and thrive in startup environments\n\n* Able and willing to learn new technologies and styles\n\n\n\n\nWhat you’ll get:\n\n\n* HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits\n\n* Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers\n\n* Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits\n\n* A chance to have a big impact\n\n* A chance to bring a love of reading and learning to children globally\n\n\n\n\nHOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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