Knewton is an education startup funded by high-profile investors including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman. Located in the heart of Manhattan in the Union Square area, Knewton is building the world's most powerful adaptive learning engine, with the goal of making personalized and engaging education available to all. Knewton has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer for 2011 by the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain’s New York Business
This is a senior position for the Systems Engineering team focused on managing our database infrastructure within AWS and all other things related to datastores, such as assisting other teams at Knewton with performance tuning and database design and architecture.
What you’ll be doing:
What we’re looking for:
Huge monitors, the latest macs, a kitchen filled with your favorite treats, flexible hours, frequent guest speakers, excellent health benefits, equity and a chance to do meaningful, cutting edge work in a dynamic environment.