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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/24/2016
Job Category:
Engineering
Software Engineer
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Chegg, Inc. | San Francisco, CA
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SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Engineering | San Francisco, CA United States

Your goal - to improve the education process and better the lives of students by building revolutionary products that help students improve their overall academic outcome.

Organization: Engineering
Engineering teams are central to Chegg - they comprise both the client facing interface and the backbone of our products, building everything we offer; running, tracking and making ship happen! Engineering is composed of teams with accomplished individual contributors, influencers, visionaries, and teachers. The various teams define technology strategy at Chegg, providing critical elements of the support that enables us to serve our students with reliable, high performance and disruptive software.

Role: Software Engineer - Learning Services (Tutoring)
We're looking for a highly motivated software engineer to join the Learning Services (Tutoring) Engineering team in our San Francisco, CA office. As part of this team, you will help build a cutting edge foundation to define the future of online learning. In this role, you will apply and further enhance your strong skills in modern web platforms, data structures and algorithms while learning the intricacies of how open source technologies work together to help students save time, save money and get smarter in the EdTech space.

Responsibilities:
Develop solutions to some of the most challenging web UI and interactive browser-based application problems, work on UI development with AJAX and similar technologies, REST APIs, web security and development tools (IDEs, application orchestration and deployment tools) Research, conceive and develop browser based applications to extend and improve the Chegg Tutors product offering; collaborate on design, scalability and performance of our interactive lessons platform Partner across engineering, data science, design, marketing, product and other members of the Chegg Tutors team to develop ideal solutions Write modular, secure, and well-tested front-end code (JS, HTML, and CSS) to implement these solutions Own documentation and deployment of your code and solutions to our users Requirements:
BS (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related discipline 2+ years experience developing web applications with modern JavaScript programming frameworks, tooling and libraries like Backbone.js Strong Computer Science fundamentals with competencies in software design, data structures and problem solving Commanding grasp of HTML, CSS, and related web technologies Have a passion for helping students and front-end code Self-motivated; independent, organized and proactive Preferred:
Expert knowledge of JavaScript Familiarity with CSS processing frameworks like Less Familiarity with a front-end build tool like Brunch or Gulp Familiarity with a modularization API such as RequireJS or AMD Familiarity with front-end testing tools such as Mocha, Chai or Karma Experience and/or desire to work in an agile and iterative development team Chegg is an equal opportunity employer

About Chegg, Inc.

Since 2007, we've been transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students on more than 7,000 campuses nationwide use Chegg for homework help, courses, textbook and eTextbook options, student deals, scholarships and more!

Chegg has been featured on the Dylan Ratigan Show, named by Fast Company as one of theTop Ten Innovative Companies in Education, listed as one of America's Hottest Brand's by Advertising Age, and selected as one of The 10 Silicon Valley Companies You Wish You Worked For by Wired Magazine. We are looking for bright, energetic, passionate and curious people to join us in helping students save time, save money, and get smarter.