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Backend Developer

In the last 4 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 to over 10,000,000 students across North America (including 80% of all Ontario students), and is currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning math while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Design and develop scalable services
  • Build performant libraries and apis for public and internal consumption        
  • Help migrate the platform team to complete CI/CD systems
  • Help plan, design, build, and extend our game backend functionality (friends, messaging, etc.)
  • Take full control of your projects, from design to delivery

What you'll need:

  • Experience working on an application that receives thousands of http reqs/sec
  • Familiarity with SOA and distributed systems
  • Experience with a relational and non-relational datastores
  • You've worked in an agile environment
  • You've developed apis/tooling for other developers
  • Self-directed and able to weigh ideal solutions against a deadline
  • You know when to pass on new technology

Bonus Points For:

  • You've played around with gdb/mdb
  • Experience with AWS
  • You've referenced the fallacies of distributed computing

 

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