Software Engineer at Voxy
Sao Paulo, BR

We believe that learning a language should be fun, rewarding, and a gateway to the best experiences life has to offer. If you agree, we’d love to talk.

If you are a software engineer looking use your talent in teaching the world english take a look at Voxy.  Voxy software engineers will change the way millions of people around the world learn English by using sound science combined with innovative (and patented!) technology. We are implementing research-driven learning activities coupled with live streaming for topic-based live tutoring sessions using advanced algorithms to build a customized experience using authentic content sources from names you know (Bloomberg, AP, Financial Times and more.). Voxy’s goal is to become THE vendor of first choice in the $80 billion dollar English language education market and our development team will be instrumental in reaching this goal.

 

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Build nicely-instrumented code that is testable and deployable without downtime
  • Evolve our big data pipeline to use real time feedback for an optimal platform for learners
  • Design a best in breed application that is enjoyable to work with, performant to our partners, and evolves with our learners
  • Scale the Voxy application and make it ready for feeding our upcoming projects in NLP and machine learning

What We’re Looking For:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a commercial software developer
  • Curiosity and knowledge about technologies and architectural patterns of software engineering across the entire stack
  • Pragmatism in understanding when to build the solution that scales to 1 million users or works for 100 users
  • Ability to design data models that reflect the Voxy business using advanced SQL/NoSQL/ORM’s

What Would Be Nice To Have:

  • Django or Django Rest Framework
  • AWS and devops
  • Exposure to a modern front end javascript framework such as vue
  • B.S. or higher in computer science, science or engineering discipline or equivalent experience

Working here, you'll enjoy:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Medical, transportation, mobile reimbursement and lunch benefits
  • Reimbursement for attendance at industry or professional conferences
  • Language classes
  • Monthly team outings
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages and access to beer fridge
  • Awesome team of super bright, creative, talented, and passionate individuals
  • Great office location at the new WeWork Rua Butantã, 194 - Pinheiros


Want to know more about us?

Voxy is a NYC-based company that is changing the way the world learns English. Our proprietary personalization technology and exclusive partnerships with leading content publishers enable us to deliver a one-of-a-kind solution to over 2.5 million English learners across the globe. Our mobile and web applications make it possible for individuals to learn from the world around them, turning everyday experiences and content into fun, game-like activities. Our custom-built, live one-on-one tutoring platform brings the necessary human element front and center, and is a core piece of our methodology. Voxy’s disruption of the $80B market for English language education has been recognized by leading education investors and the company has been deemed a pioneer by The New York Times, CNN Money, Fast Company, Mashable, Univision, Veja (Brazil), Venturebeat, and others.  

Recognized by Business Insider (2012): The 10 Best US Tech Companies To Work For In 2012

Recognized by Forbes.com (2013): The 12 Companies Transforming Their Industries

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