Kidblog has a bold vision: empower 800 million K-12 students enrolled in schools worldwide to share their voice and make an impact. We're building a global student publishing community and fostering digital citizenship.

We’re seeking smart, idealistic people with a passion for web technologies and education. You'll join Kidblog at the early stages of a high-growth startup. Our whole team has a "co-founder" mentality, where everyone plays an essential role in determining our future success.

Open Positions

Backend Engineer

Please note, our backend engineer positions are currently filled. But when one opens up, it will look a lot like this:

We’re solving tough problems in education, and we want you on the team. As a back-end engineer with Kidblog, you’ll leverage our huge user base to tackle: scaling, security, payments & subscriptions, and real-time communication.

You should have:

Expertise in JVM hosted languages (e.g. Java, Clojure, Scala)
Knowledge of functional programming paradigms
Computer science degree or equivalent experience

You get bonus points for:

Knowledge or experience with Apache Lucene, Apache Solr, or ElasticSearch
Experience building REST APIs
Knowledge of Git source control workflow
Linux sysadmin experience
Deploying and scaling AWS instances

You’re willing to:

Learn anything
Attend local meetups and tech user groups
Defend (and occasionally change) your opinions
Think big

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

Frontend Engineer

We’re solving tough problems in K-12 education. As a frontend engineer with Kidblog, you’ll create the publishing platform for students around the world.

You should have:

Deep knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Experience working with responsive layouts
Strong understanding of MVC paradigm

You get bonus points for:

Enough knowledge of Linux to be dangerous
Experience with AngularJS and CoffeeScript/ES6
Design skills

You’re willing to:

Learn anything
Attend local meetups and user groups
Defend (and potentially change) your opinions
Think big

If you got this far, you should definitely send us an email.  No formal application, just tell us a little about yourself at: jobs@kidblog.org (include your LinkedIn, Twitter, or GitHub profiles if you’ve got ‘em).

Not seeing your skillset?

If you have skills or interests we haven’t highlighted, but think you could be a great addition to our team, get in touch! Send us an email: jobs@kidblog.org