We are looking for a talented back-end engineer to work on our real-time natural language processing based educational assessment service. Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Design and update the secure scalable web service API
  • Data pipeline workflow optimization
  • Write scripts and tools to analyze the usage data
  • System maintenance and address the customer requests
  • Contribute to technical documentation of data analysis systems, solutions and results

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in computer science or related discipline
  • 2+ Years of experience working in back-end web service engineering with RESTful API
  • Experience programming in Rails, Sinatra
  • Proficiency with Databases, Ruby, Python, Shell scripting, Git, AWS EC2
  • Server design and configuration with load balancing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with natural language processing or machine learning is a plus

About Cognii

Cognii is an educational technology startup that creates the virtual personal learning assistants for online learning. Its natural language processing technology enables automatic assessment of essay answers along with qualitative feedback for personalized self-paced learning. Its alternative to multiple choice based assessment helps students learn better, saves teacher's time, and lowers the cost of delivering engaging education. 

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