PEar deck Careers

Senior Systems Engineer

Pear Deck is founded by teachers on a mission to help educators engage their students. We create active learning solutions that leverage student devices to support formative assessment, meaningful engagement, and improved classroom equity.

We’re looking for someone who gets energy in a dynamic role, who would enjoy helping other developers with tools, monitoring our services in Kubernetes, and helping our customer support team understand acute technical issues.

We are an equal opportunity employer

Things you may do on a given day:

  • Check-in with the Director of Engineering and agree to top priorities for the day

  • Monitor Grafana for disruptions to valuable classroom time

  • Triage an influx of bug reports from users

  • Review a PR

  • Develop a plan to make monitoring or operational improvements

  • Work with a senior engineer who wants to expand our testing system to handle a new tricky use case

  • Fix a bug

  • Determine which customers were affected by a recent issue

Prior to this, it is likely you:

  • Have dealt with Javascript. A lot of it.

  • Have worked well with non-technical leaders

  • Worked with service-oriented architecture and other infrastructure patterns

  • Used  programming design patterns

  • Have demonstrated honesty, determination, brilliance, and humility

About Pear Deck

Pear Deck is a five-year-old funded startup headquartered in Iowa City, IA, focused on delivering powerful learning moments to every student, every day. By joining Pear Deck at this stage in our growth, you will be getting in during an exciting time as we expand our team while maintaining our humanity.  So, if you like the idea of working on a close-knit crew as we face the challenges of scaling both our customers and our team, this is the perfect time to jump in.

To Apply

We value diversity and encourage people from all walks of life to join our team. We believe a wealth of perspectives helps Pear Deck serve its teachers better. If you’re interesting in joining us on our mission, fill out the form below.

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