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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Software Development
Software Engineer - Platform Infrastructure
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Chegg, Inc. | Santa Clara, CA
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Job Description

The organization - Platform Infrastructure, Product Services

Our Platform Infrastructure team is responsible for the platform used to build the Java services that provide the business logic and data access to our front end code. We're seeking a Software Engineer who's passionate about building great software that helps millions of students save time, save money and get smarter

The role - Software Engineer

As a Software Engineer you will help drive the evolution of the Platform vision and work on translating that vision into implementation designed for simplicity and scale. You will help power the core of a Platform relied upon every day by millions of students. You will work on our hardest problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs. You will need to think globally when building systems, ensuring Chegg builds high performing, scalable systems that work well together.


Develop new Platform services and features
Develop the core distributed systems and make sure they're robust and scalable
Build the next generation of systems that help our customers get smarter while saving money and time


1-3 years of combined experience in large-scale software development
Experience in JEE, REST/Web Services and other distributed technologies and architectures
Experience building REST API's for others to consume
Experience working within a platform team
Experience in OO development skills
Experience in design patterns and distributed systems
Understanding of modern agile development methodologies and test-driven, iterative development practices
Strong interpersonal skill and oral and written communication skills.
A BSCS or BSEE is required.

About Chegg, Inc.

Chegg, the student hub, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed throughout their high school and college career. The company offers an array of required and non-required scholastic materials including millions of textbooks in any format, access to online homework help and textbook solutions, course organization and scheduling, as well as college and university matching tools and scholarship connections. Students nationwide use Chegg 365 days a year to make learning easier, more accessible and more productive. As a part of the company's philanthropic efforts, Chegg is dedicated to its Chegg for Good program, which empowers students to be catalysts for change while on campus, in their communities and around the world. Since it launched nationally as a textbook rental company in 2007, Chegg's growth has made it one of Silicon Valley's most successful start-ups, enhancing education for millions of students by saving them time, saving them money and helping them get smarter.