515 day(s) ago

Senior Full Stack Engineer vacancy at MarcoPolo Learning

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time

MarcoPolo Learning

MarcoPolo is reinventing early learning children's media for a new generation. The company is a top global publisher of award-winning educational games and videos for children age 3-7. We inspire children to become explorers and life-long learners. We make STEAM learning an adventure, filled with the thrills and joys of discovery, for early learners, parents and educators.

Apps include our flagship subion-based app, Emmy-nominated MarcoPolo World School, and a suite of free-to-play apps (Weather, Arctic, Recall and Ocean). MarcoPolo also produces award-winning content for broadcast. Our TV series, The Polos, is broadcast worldwide, including Discovery Family (USA), NatGeo (LatAm), YouKu (China) and Nickelodeon (India).


We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Senior Full-stack Engineer to join our team. MarcoPolo is entering a new phase of growth, and this is a unique opportunity to join a proven and maturing business and technology team, as a key member of the development team.

The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of commercial experience in developing complex applications using different programming code languages and frameworks both on front-end and back-end. The right candidate will be a start-up ready team player, willing to push the bar to achieve ambitious targets and not afraid to face new challenges. Hungry to learn and share his/her knowledge, passionate about programming and new technologies.


Strong development background in Java Spring Boot (min version 8)
Strong experience in Docker and CDI
Relational database design and optimization with SQL and Mysql
Deep knowledge of AWS infrastructure, especially Lambda and Dynamo DB
Experience of developing serverless architecture and high availability architectures
Experience of Node.js
Experience of Type, Java
Experience of Angular, React or Vue.js
Experience of web component programming for web products
Experience of SCSS, CSS
Deep understanding of web security and content protection
Strong knowledge of APIs
Experience of SSO
Great knowledge of good programming principles
Good working practices of producing clear and up-to-date documentation
Experience of managing junior developers

Skills considered as a good plus

Experience of video streaming architecture and products
Experience of performance optimization
Experience in mobile applications (ideally Unity)
Experience of GraphQL, ElasticSearch and new way of serving data to multiple clients

Perks & Benefits

Package: Competitive salary based on experience, with benefits/incentives to be discussed. We want to recruit the best talent for the next phase of company growth. MarcoPolo Learning is based in London, New York and Shanghai. We operate a remote working model and will prioritize the best candidate in any location.

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