Disco helps creators build live virtual learning experiences that are social and engaging. We offer creators an all-in-one, revenue generating platform to scale a learning empire - from workshops to cohort based courses to micro-schools. 100% creator aligned, like Shopify, creators own their brand, revenue and community working with us.

Disco is a fully remote and globally distributed team. And right now we have team members in Toronto, Montreal, Nova Scotia, San Francisco and Costa Rica

We hire for character, passion, curiosity and drive. We value inclusivity and diversity and are looking for the brightest and most passionate people in the world to join us on our mission.

About the Role

As a Disco Startup Software Developer, you'll have the opportunity to work closely with a fast-moving product and technology team to push our product in new directions while also shaping the next iterations of the features our customers already love. You'll define the future of core pieces of our product across areas such as payments, reporting, security, video conferencing and more. From front-end usability to back-end algorithms, you'll hone your skills across multiple domains while helping to drive the product and vision forward.

  • Perform end to end engineering of Disco's core product from design, develop, test, release, deploy, upgrade and production
  • Perform code reviews for your peers
  • When required, participate in production support, including deployment, training and setting up and incident response
  • Contribute to automation tools to aid development, testing and delivery of customer and product requirements
  • Take individual responsibilities to drive timely execution of projects and sprints, including estimates, status update and reviews
  • Uphold the quality of the product or features, including unit test, functional test, integration, performance, security and scalability
  • Understand and contribute to company best practices for code quality and velocity
  • Participate in architecture design and decisions, communicate significance/impact of a solution with the rest of the team
  • Produce documentation on code, system design, architecture and solutions

About You

We are looking for an ambitious go-getter for this role - someone who is a self-starter, with a strong desire to work on a small collaborative team in an agile environment.

Our ideal candidate:

  • 3+ years of industry experience building fast, reliable, real-time web-based applications
  • Experience with NodeJS, Python, React or similar technologies
  • Deep understanding: of Typescript and Javascript APIs
  • Knowledge: of relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience: working with modern build tools
  • Understand: common Design Patterns, OOPS concepts and SOLID design principles
  • Ability: to collaborate with cross-functional team members
  • Approach: that is pragmatic, customer-first, and get-things-done kind of attitude

Benefits and Perks

  • Remote office setup bonus - work in a way you can thrive.
  • New state of the art laptop
  • Lifelong learning budget to take courses to grow and develop
  • Competitive health and wellness benefits

Our Why / Mission

We believe the future of learning is creator led, live, in community and virtual. Pre-recorded courses don’t create the sense of human connection, engagement or results that come from LIVE group video learning. We are here to build the platform to power the creators that are driving this learning revolution. We believe that doing so, will unlock a lifetime of learning opportunities for people regardless of their location and give them the communities and experiences they need to grow and build skills for the 21st century.

Our Values

Creator Obsession - We are 100% creator aligned and work in the best interests of our customers, making them the very best creators they can be. We value radical candor, transparency and customer focus.

Passion - Everyone has something to teach and the best life is one that combines passion + purpose. We value people who are inspired and are passionate about their mission and ours.

Life Long Learning - Learning is not about institutions. Learning equals growth and is a lifelong journey. We value a growth mindset, curiosity and creating an environment for lifelong learning.

High Performance - Be the very best you can be and learn from the very best. We value people who want to push the boundaries of what's possible for themselves and are results oriented.

Conscious & Transparent - We believe in building a highly conscious culture for people to do their best work and thrive. We value being intentional about how we come together and what we focus on and bringing diversity to our team.
Freedom - Everyone can blaze their own trail - working from anywhere, doing what they love and working in a way that allows them to thrive. We value remote work and entrepreneurship.