Mid-Level Software Engineer

| Denver

Guild wants to increase economic mobility for working adults in America, providing education and support to help every student survive and thrive in the economy of tomorrow. Our education benefits platform helps employers offer education as a benefit to their employees, and our network of nonprofit universities and education institutions helps provide every Guild student with the right academic pathway to advance their education and career. In order to achieve our mission to serve 1000s more students and accelerate our growth, we recently raised a $21M Series B round with top tier investors including Bessemer Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Social Capital, Harrison Metal, and Cowboy Ventures. Now, we’re looking for a Mid-Level Software Engineer to join our engineering team and build new products from the ground up.

As a Mid-Level Software Engineer, you’ll work with a high performing team to innovate and build software that helps students take advantage of Guild’s affordable education programs and coaching services. You will collaborate with the most talented and creative designers to build products that are intuitive, easy to use, and provide a frictionless experience for our users. Moreover, you’ll use your passion for writing clean, well-tested, and reusable code to build high quality software that will scale efficiently with our continued business growth.

This role is great for you if are excited about making a difference with technology by building solutions that connect students, employers, and universities to deliver education at an affordable price, ultimately changing the landscape for how we think about delivering education products to learners across the country.

A day in our open, collaborative workspace might look like:

  • Building high quality software products for our employers and students – design and build high quality, well-tested software from the ground up
  • Proactively engaging with the team whether gathering requirements, choosing which technology to use, deploying a solution in production, or participating in day-to-day activities via our 1 week agile sprints, daily standups, weekly planning, and retro
  • Continuing to build new features and maintain existing Guild software programs, often integrating multiple internal systems and third party APIs in the process
  • Writing simple, clean, and maintainable code
  • Collaborating with engineers, product managers, and designers including Stafford, Lauren, Travis, Menesha, and Madeline

In this role, you’ll expand your expertise by:

  • Designing new software products, learning new technologies, participating in code reviews and engineering sharing with other developers
  • Taking on a cross-functional role that will expose you to the ins and outs of Guild (working with our Product, Design, Client Success, and Student Services teams)
  • Receiving feedback through our learning-focused, twice annual Structured Growth Conversations

You’ll know if you’re successful by:

  • You are deploying high quality, well-tested code and features on a regular basis
  • Fully integrating and helping to improve our agile development software process
  • Thriving in fast-paced and scaling environment
  • Making an impact with our students by building tools and features that enable users to take advantage of our education benefits and easily enroll in programs
  • Partnering cross-functionally to build products that help students take advantage of Guild’s affordable education programs and coaching services

You’ll join a team:

  • With various backgrounds – from traditional higher education, to athletic coaches, to mental health professionals, to consultants (and more!)
  • Of learners & problem-solvers dedicated to our dual mission of changing education in America while building a successful, high-growth company
  • Committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment that you’d support every day

What you’ll add to Guild – as an individual and part of the broader team:

  • Passion for higher education and our mission – Guild is pioneering a new path for education as a benefit in a complicated and regulated space – success means quickly learning the landscape and effectively adapting your expertise
  • A demonstrated curiosity and interest in keeping up and experimenting with new technologies – you enjoy technical reading and want to share engineering best practices
  • Expertise in several (or all!) of the following technologies: Ruby on Rails, Node.js, React, HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Experience building new products, unit and integration testing, and doing continuous integration and deployment (CircleCI, Jenkins)
  • Familiarity with data structures and databases (PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Redis) and modern source control (Github)
  • Experience in fast-growth, venture backed startups
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Location

999 18th Street, Suite 2240, Denver, CO 80202
999 18th Street, Suite 2240, Denver, CO 80202

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Commuter Benefits
Company Equity
Dental
Health Benefits
Onsite Gym
Tuition Reimbursement
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