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Software Engineer, Frontend



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Join Coursera's pioneering team in India and revolutionize global education through technology


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Coursera, a leading online learning platform founded by Stanford professors, offers universal access to top-tier education with 148 million learners and partnerships with over 325 entities, earning a B Corp status in 2021. The company fosters a diverse, inclusive team and supports remote collaboration across time zones. A new development center in India is your chance to influence Coursera's culture and product innovation from the ground up.

  • Design and develop integrations for learning tools and systems.
  • Work on complex technical challenges and influence Coursera's product roadmap.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and deploy updates multiple times a day.
  • 2-5 years of frontend software engineering experience.
  • Proficiency in Javascript, HTML, CSS, and modern UI frameworks.
  • Ability to implement responsive designs and conduct thorough metrics analysis.

To apply, use your engineering prowess to advance global education. Preference given to those from start-up backgrounds who thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environments. Accommodations for disabilities available.

Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 148 million registered learners as of March 31, 2024.

Coursera partners with over 325 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, Guided Projects, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in fields such as data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021.

Join us in our mission to create a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life through access to education. We're seeking talented individuals who share our passion and drive to revolutionize the way the world learns.

We at Coursera are committed to building a globally diverse team and are thrilled to extend employment opportunities to individuals in any country where we have a legal entity. We require candidates to possess eligible working rights and have a compatible timezone overlap with their team to facilitate seamless collaboration. As a remote-first company, our interviews and onboarding are entirely virtual, providing a smooth and efficient experience for our candidates.

Job Overview:

Coursera is bootstrapping a new development center, with a focus on building a platform team in India. This is an unique opportunity to be part of the founding team that would not only own a mission critical charter, but also play a significant role in shaping the culture for the location. We are looking for individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset who are excited by the prospect of building impactful 0 to 1 products. 

As an engineer on the platform Integrations team, you will be responsible for designing and developing integrations with various Learning Tools, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Learning Experience Platforms (LXP), and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) to drive the adoption of Coursera's learning products. You will have the opportunity to work on complex technical challenges, and influence the future roadmap, growth and success of Coursera's business. You will work closely with a cross functional team of product, design, QA, solution architects,  and peers from the frontend team. You must be comfortable working in a fast-moving team environment (we deploy many times a day!)


  • Design and implement scalable & robust frontend applications
  • Measure your work thoroughly, analyze results, and generate hypotheses to drive new product changes through A/B testing
  • Write and review technical documentation for the components owned by your team
  • Debug and fix production issues, lead blameless retrospectives, and participate in the on-call rotation to ensure adherence to the service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Collaborate and mentor team members, and contribute to teams' success improving processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience working in a relevant frontend software engineering role
  • Proficiency in the core technologies of the web: Javascript, HTML, and CSS, experience in at least one modern UI framework (e.g. ReactJS, AngularJS,  etc), and experience in building large-scale web applications
  • Proficiency in implementing responsive web designs, writing unit, integration and e2e tests
  • Fervent belief in engineering quality and building technical leverage for others
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving team environment (we deploy many times a day!)
  • Data-driven and strongly motivated by success and learnings through experiments and metrics analysis

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Candidates with prior experience in start-up environments are preferred, specifically those who have been part of a bootstrapping team, small start-up team, or expansion team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and navigate through ambiguity and uncertainty with confidence.
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality products or services.
  • Proven track record of delivering results in a resource-constrained environment with limited guidance and supervision.

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Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at [email removed - click apply for more details].
For California Candidates, please review our CCPA Applicant Notice here.
For our Global Candidates, please review our GDPR Recruitment Notice here.

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