Full Stack / DevOps Engineer (US Remote)

Infrastructure/ Web · NYC, New York
Department Infrastructure/ Web
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

US Remote (East Coast Preferred) / 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 subscription-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). 

The role: 

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Full Stack / DevOps 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 5 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. 

Additionally, the right candidate will have exposure to AWS technologies and experience establishing CI/CD pipelines and DevOps work. We are looking for someone that will spend 70% of their time in code, and 30% of their time managing AWS infrastructure and DevOps.

Required skillset: 

  • 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 DynamoDB
  • Experience of Node.js
  • Experience of Typescript, Javascript
  • Experience of Angular, React or Vue.js
  • Experience of web component programming for web products 
  • Experience of SCSS, CSS
  • Strong knowledge of APIs
  • Great knowledge of good programming principles
  • Good working practices of producing clear and up-to-date documentation
  • Hands-on experience with AWS cloud technologies
  • Experience with DevOps and CI/CD

Preferred skills:

Strong analytical skills, excellent project planning and communication skills, experience leading a team, and a proven track record of building and managing large, scalable systems infrastructure.


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. For security reasons, we require this role to be held by a USA citizen. Only USA citizens will be considered for this role. 


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  • Location
    NYC, New York
  • Department
    Infrastructure/ Web
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience