Senior Staff Engineer, Platform at Udemy

| San Francisco
Sorry, this job was removed at 4:19 a.m. (PST) on Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Find out who's hiring in San Francisco.
See all Developer + Engineer jobs in San Francisco
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
Udemy Platform is looking for new teammates to join our team. As a Platform and Services Engineer at Udemy, you will be responsible for a variety of software development projects, including developing APIs and micro-services infrastructure for our apps, and finding innovative ways to handle our scalability challenges. You will build and integrate scalable backend systems, platforms, and tools which will help us achieve our mission of improving lives through learning. You will see the positive results of your work weekly. We don’t forget to celebrate and have fun. Come and grow with us!

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Ensure your team delivers extraordinary output
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies that improve performance and robustness of our backend software
  • Devise solutions to performance and scalability challenges as our customer data set continues to grow
  • Mentor engineers, both junior and senior
  • Own relationships with other engineering teams and collaborate with other functions within Udemy
  • Serve as a technical lead for various projects/tasks as needed
  • Contribute to a team culture that values inclusiveness and quality while fostering innovation

We’re excited about you because you have:

  • 5+ years of full-time engineering experience
  • Expertise in one or more object oriented programming languages (e.g. Python, Kotlin, Java) 
  • Deep knowledge of web application development using modern frameworks (e.g. Django, Spring Boot)
  • Experience with large-scale distributed storage and database systems (SQL or NoSQL, e.g. MySQL, Cassandra, Redis)
  • Experience with developing complex software systems scaling to millions of users with production quality deployment, monitoring and reliability
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g. Docker)
  • Familiarity with container orchestration technologies (Kubernetes, Marathon)
  • Experience with Testing methods, including unit and integration tests
  • #LI-UL1

About Udemy
We believe anyone can build the life they imagine through online learning. Today, more than 50 million students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by exploring and mastering new skills on Udemy, and expert instructors are able to share their knowledge with the world. Through our global marketplace and our solutions for businesses and governments, we connect people everywhere with the skills they need for success in work and life. We’re a close-knit bunch that enjoys problem-solving and collaboration, and we share a serious belief in the power of learning and teaching to change lives. Udemy’s culture encourages innovation, creativity, passion, and teamwork. We also celebrate our milestones and support each other every day.
Founded in 2010, Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood with offices in Denver (Colorado), Dublin (Ireland), Ankara (Turkey), Gurugram (India), and São Paulo (Brazil).
Udemy in the News
Udemy Raises 50 Million at a 2 Billion Dollar Valuation from Japanese Publisher Benesse
Paid Paternity Leave Should be the Norm in the U.S.
Breakdown of Most In-Demand Skills for 2020—Finance, Marketing, Sales and Engineering
How Investing in Yourself Today Will Set You Up for Career Success Tomorrow
Feedback Isn’t the Problem, but the Way That We Deliver It Is Broken

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

SOMA

An Insider's view of Udemy

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I’ve been really impressed by the work-life balance at Udemy. Each team has the freedom to choose a schedule and system that works for them. Everyone is committed to the success of their team and Udemy as a whole, and this flexibility and trust enables each of us to work in a way that helps maximize our impact.

Katie

Full Stack Web Development Software Engineer, Instructor Loyalty

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a member of the Marketing Efficiency Decision Science team, I help determine how Udemy can invest money efficiently. We partner with all levels of the Marketing and Finance teams to align our goals and drive implementation. We also work with the Data Products and platform team to ensure we utilize the most robust models and architecture.

Silvia

Data Scientist II

How does the company support your career growth?

Udemy provides me with daily opportunities to grow as an engineer. My manager genuinely cares about my career plan and professional growth. In every project that we’ve chosen for me to work on, I had the chance to improve my weaknesses and demonstrate my strengths. It is so important to feel valued at work, and Udemy has been doing a great job.

Duygu

Senior Staff Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My philosophy goes beyond normally scheduled one-on-ones, which I regard as simply guaranteed check points. I have a truly “interrupt me anytime” policy, so my staff feels comfortable enough to talk with me at any moment. My team is my work-family and, as with my own family, it is a top priority for me to be there to support them.

Justin

Senior Data Science Manager

What are Udemy Perks + Benefits

Culture
Intracompany committees
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
More Jobs at Udemy52 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR
Marketing
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Sales
Content
Project Mgmt
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Marketing
new
San Francisco
Sales
new
San Francisco
Marketing
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Marketing
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
San Francisco
Operations
new
San Francisco
Project Mgmt
new
San Francisco
HR
new
San Francisco
HR
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Data + Analytics
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Design + UX
new
San Francisco
Operations
new
San Francisco
Marketing
new
San Francisco
Finance
new
San Francisco
Design + UX
new
San Francisco
Finance
new
San Francisco
Operations
new
San Francisco
Finance
new
San Francisco
Data + Analytics
new
San Francisco
Design + UX
new
San Francisco
Finance
new
San Francisco
Data + Analytics
new
San Francisco
Operations
new
San Francisco
Finance
new
San Francisco
Data + Analytics
new
Peninsula
Developer
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Sales
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Sales
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Sales
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Marketing
new
San Francisco
Data + Analytics
new
San Francisco