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Senior Engineer

Rolling Deadline  |  Full-Time Job  |  San Mateo, CA US


Duck Duck Moose, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khan Academy, is an award-winning creator of educational children’s applications. We are looking for a talented full-time, in-house Senior Engineer to join our collaborative team of designers, illustrators, engineers and product people. You should have a BA/BS degree in Computer Science, with at least 7+ years of strong mobile, web, or server experience.

Our Engineer will help redefine the way a whole new generation of children learn and interact with media globally. You will work with a small, collaborative team of engineers, product managers, and designers to create outstanding user experiences. Our ideal candidate will have a deep passion for great design, an outstanding attention to detail, an excellent sense of humor, and a love of games and children’s media. You will be involved in the ideation, and concepting as well as the development for our growing suite of award-winning iPhone, iPad and Android apps. You will also share our love of learning, a strong understanding of mobile interaction design, and an easy-going, fun-loving (and playful) personality.

Skills and Requirements

  • A strong passion for engineering, creativity, and problem solving
  • 7+ years of mobile, web, or server experience
  • Proficiency in C++ and/or JavaScript
  • iOS, Android, NodeJS, Angular experience a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong work ethic, organizational skills, attention to detail, and communication skills
  • Ability to work locally in our office in San Mateo, CA


  • Competitive salary
  • Great Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, 401k
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • A fun, supportive team and flexible work opportunities
  • Weekly team lunches
  • The best Chocolate Ice Cream in the World anytime

About Duck Duck Moose (A wholly-owned subsidiary of Khan Academy)

Duck Duck Moose, an award-winning creator of educational mobile apps for families, is a passionate team of engineers, artists, designers, and educators. Founded in 2008, the company has created 21 top-selling titles and has received 21 Parents’ Choice Awards, 18 Children’s Technology Review Awards, 12 Tech with Kids’ Best Pick App Awards, and a KAPi award for “Best Children’s App” at the International Consumer Electronics Show. Our team includes industry leaders from Disney, IDEO, Teach for America (Teach for All), Siebel Systems, Oracle, Zynga, and successful startups. Duck Duck Moose has joined Khan Academy, a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Please forward your resume to careers@duckduckmoose.com.

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