14 days ago

Full Stack Application Engineer at Otus

78% 40 hours / week United States (Remote)
Paid dental insurance
Paid health insurance
Home office allowance
Paid parental leave
Retirement or pension contribution program
Employee training program

Otus offers a seamless K-12 learning platform for administrators, teachers, students, and families.

We do this by implementing amazing ideas from awesome people and we need more awesomeness on our team. Are you passionate, collaborative, love to geek out on technology, and want to work for a mission-driven company that is shaping the way teachers, students and parents of students learn together? If so, we want to hear from you.

Our diverse team consists of talented designers, developers, coaches, and leaders who share a variety of interests. You’ll find musicians, world travelers, beer enthusiasts, nerds, sports fans, and all-around great people who shape our positive culture.

Your Role

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated Full Stack Application Engineer to help bring the best possible software solutions to educators.

As an early member of a growing team, you must possess a strong work ethic and be upbeat, driven, intelligent, well-organized, articulate, share a passion for learning new technologies, and thrive in a fun, fast-paced environment.

You will have the opportunity to immediately contribute and see the results of your work in use by students, teachers, parents and district administrators across the country.


  • Collaborate with engineers, UI/UX designers, product owners and Client Services to build & ship new features and maintain/enhance existing ones
  • Become and expert in broad areas of our application, building and extending on top of core services to improve the platform and customer experience
  • Hands-on development, contributing in shipping working software and supporting it in production
  • Collaborate with colleagues across teams in identifying and improving processes, product and platform


  • 4+ years of development experience
  • You have at least 1 project that has seen regular high amounts of traffic (>10K concurrent users)
  • You have at least 1 project consisting of multiple Node.js microservice, Typescript is a plus
  • You have at least 1 project consisting of an Angular 7+ SPA
  • You have at least 1 project requiring modeling & querying in an RDMS (MySQL, Postgres)
  • You have worked full-time remote, on a distributed/remote team
  • You deliver your code to production and address production issues

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with backend frameworks such as Nest, Koa or Sails
  • Experience with containerized environments (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with building & integrating CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with building & integrating CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with edtech products and services

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary and employee stock options
  • 22 days of paid vacation per year
  • Up to 12 weeks of parental leave and great work/life balance
  • Our team works remotely from the comfort of their homes (HQ in Chicago)
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Professional development/tuition reimbursement
  • Home office improvement budget
  • Life Insurance and disability benefits
  • 401K with an employer match (up to 4%)