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Backend Engineer - Clojure


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Kidblog

If you want to make a difference in K-12 education, we want you to join our team.

Kidblog has a bold vision: empower millions of K-12 students worldwide to share their voice and make an impact. We are seeking smart, idealistic people with a passion for web technologies and education. Help us foster digital citizenship as we build a global student publishing community.

We’re solving tough problems in education, and we want you on the team. As a backend engineer with Kidblog, you’ll use Clojure to build the leading publishing platform for K-12 students around the world as you tackle scaling, security, concurrency, payments & subscriptions, and real-time communication.

You should have:

  • Expertise in JVM hosted languages (e.g. Clojure, Java)
  • Knowledge of functional programming paradigms
  • Perspective on immutability and object-oriented design considerations
  • Understanding of Git source control workflow
  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience

You get bonus points for:

  • Experience building REST APIs
  • Linux sys admin experience
  • Familiarity with ElasticSearch or Apache Lucene

You’re willing to:

  • Learn anything
  • Attend local meetups and user groups
  • Defend (and occasionally change) your opinions
  • Focus on users and customers

You’ll get:

  • Solid health and dental benefits
  • Generous PTO to start, growing over time
  • Awesome opportunity to write Clojure in the “real world”

This is a local, full-time, salaried position at our headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.

To apply click BackEnd Engineer - Clojure

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