Kaplan Test Prep – Software Engineer

Job Description

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building a scalable learning platform using modern development, deployment and monitoring technologies such as NodeJS, GoLang, Python, Java, SQL, Docker, Serverless technologies powered by AWS, etc . We have full-stack teams, where designers, product managers, and engineers work closely to build products that delight our customers.

What would you do?

  • Work on fast-paced, agile engineering teams
  • Design, research and build prototypes with a platform mindset
  • Write async code (callbacks, promises, async/await, observables) and publish/subscribe/event patterns
  • Collaborate with software engineers, QA engineers, UX and Design team and project managers
  • Maintain high test coverage across unit, functional and integration test suites
  • Conduct regular system deployments using our AWS-native continuous delivery pipeline
  • Improve documentation of processes and systems
  • Troubleshoot existing systems and applications
  • Keep yourself up to date on latest technologies and help drive innovation at KTP

What you need to have?

  • Understanding of API design and usage
  • Expertise working with OOD elements such as Design Patterns.
  • Hands on experience with unit testing & but not limited to these programming languages: Java, Python, JavaScript, PL-SQL, SQL
  • Experience with light-weight and/or Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of relational and non relational databases
  • Understanding of Web accessibility principles and techniques
  • Interest in education and having a positive effect on learners
  • Minimum 2 year of Software Development Experience

What does success at KTP look like?

  • You are organized, goal-oriented, motivated self-starter who can work well in a team environment
  • You are a team player and strong problem-solver
  • You are a quick learner with a bias toward action
  • You possess good communication skills, with the ability to work with other members of the engineering team


  • BS/MS in a relevant field (Computer Science, Engineering)

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