Data Engineer

Join a Minneapolis startup with a Silicon Valley mentality and investment. We’re solving tough problems in education, and we want you on the team. As a data engineer with Kidblog, you’ll dig deep into our massive dataset to tackle challenges related to assessment, predictive modeling, academic interventions, and formal research – providing actionable information to teachers, students, and parents to increase student achievement.

You should have:

  • Experience developing web apps
  • Deep understanding of MySQL optimization and relational database design
  • Ability to design algorithms to model complex systems
  • Computer science or mathematics degree, or equivalent experience

You get bonus points for:

  • Having enough PHP knowledge to be dangerous
  • Experience with Git source control workflow
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Managing distributed databases in the Cloud
  • K-12 industry or teaching experience

You’re willing to:

  • Learn anything
  • Attend local meetups and user groups
  • Defend (and occasionally change) your opinions
  • Think big – we’re on the forefront of education’s digital revolution

If you got this far, you should definitely send us an email. No formal application. Just tell us a little about yourself at: beawesome@kidblog.org