Jobs at 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.

Positions

Backend Engineer

We’re solving tough problems in education, and we want you on the team. As a backend engineer with Kidblog, you’ll be building 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
Computer science degree or equivalent experience
Knowledge of Git source control workflow

You get bonus points for:

Experience building REST APIs
Linux sysadmin 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
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

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

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).


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.