OpenStax at Rice University is a non-profit textbook publisher, learning software producer, and platform for learning research, with a mission to provide every student with free or low-cost access to high-quality learning materials. Our library of over 40 openly-licensed books and our research-backed homework system have increased student engagement and helped save students over one billion dollars.
OpenStax's research team is seeking a creative and passionate engineer with strong full-stack development skills, an ability to work on diverse projects independently, and future leadership potential to fill its software engineer III position.
This engineer will develop apps and services for our millions of users to solve research challenges both within OpenStax and from researchers at Rice University and partner institutions. Over time, the successful candidate will grow their team and lead other engineers.
While independently driving technical decisions within the research team, the software engineer III will also benefit from OpenStax's mature engineering organization, which includes 30 engineers, monthly developer-led conferences, significant cloud and infrastructure-as-code expertise, a focus on well-tested software and CI/CD, and opportunities for professional development.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 25530
About Rice University
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.