Jobs

Do You Want to Change the Future of Education?

Our mission is to give a world-class education to everyone, everywhere, regardless of gender, income or social status

Today, edX.org, a not-for-profit provides hundreds of thousands of people from around the globe with access to free education. We offer amazing quality classes by the best professors from the best schools. We enable our members to uncover a new passion that will transform their lives and their communities.

Around the world-from coast to coast, in over 192 countries, people are making the decision to take one or several of our courses. As we continue to grow our operations, we are looking for talented, passionate people with great ideas to join the edX team. We aim to create an environment that is supportive, diverse, and as fun as our brand. If you’re results-oriented, dedicated, and ready to contribute to an unparalleled member experience for our community, we really want you to apply.

As part of the edX team, you’ll receive:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous benefits package
  • Free lunch every day
  • A great working experience where everyone cares and wants to change the world (no, we’re not kidding)

While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. We regret that phone calls will not be accepted. Equal opportunity employer.

All positions are located in our Cambridge offices.

Open Positions

Human Resources Manager

This position will manage the HR function for edX , a non-profit initiative founded by Harvard and MIT, with a mission to provide access to world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

Accessibility Specialist

EdX is looking for a knowledgeable and resourceful Accessibility Specialist to join our engineering team. This position will work in a highly collaborative environment and support edX’s product teams, its educational partners, and the open source community. The Accessibility Specialist is responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the W3C WCAG 2.0 standards as well as compliance with the ADA, Section 508, and other accessibility related laws. This position requires the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with executives, engineers, edX partners, and the public.

Principal Software Engineer

EdX is looking for a full stack engineer who can contribute to its Open Source learning platform. This engineer will work on the Open Ended Evaluation team, whose primary mission is to build scalable mechanisms to grade short answer and essay questions.

Software Engineer

edX is looking for engineers who can contribute to its Open Source learning platform. We are a small team with a startup, lean culture, committed to building open-source software that scales and dramatically changes the face of education. Our ideal candidates are hands on developers who understand how to build scalable, service based systems, preferably in Python and have a proven track record of bringing their ideas to market. We are looking for engineers with all levels of experience, but you must be a proven leader and outstanding developer to work at edX.

Test Engineer

EdX is looking for a Software Engineer in Test to help architect and implement improvements to our testing infrastructure and write code to validate and verify development and deployment of our MOOC platform.

University Relationship Manager

EdX is looking for a University Relations Manager to join our Educational Services team. As part of the University Relationship Management team, you will manage a group of xConsortium partners, working closely with them to ensure a successful partnership with edX.

Program Manager - Professional Services

edX Program Managers help our commercial clients take advantage of edX technology and services to create world-class online courses, and encourage the exploration of an emerging form of education for global populations.

Product Manager

When the power of edX is at its fullest, individuals become the students they had always hoped to be, Professors teach the courses they had always imagined and Universities offer educational opportunities never before seen. None of that happens by accident, so edX is seeking a Product Manager who can keep their eyes on the future and their heart and hands with a team of ferociously intelligent and dedicated technologists.

Business Development Coordinator

EdX is looking for a strategic partnership consultant to support our efforts in Business Development. In this role you will play an integral part in driving the development and execution edX’s growth strategy and business development efforts.

Communications Manager

Reporting to edX director of communications, the communications manager will execute internal and external communications strategy, while providing company-wide counsel to help create and refine edX’s core messages and brand identity as the global leader in both on-campus and worldwide education. Working closely with edX’s marketing and communications team, the manager will implement a communications program that conveys cohesive and compelling information about edX’s mission, activities, personnel and products while generating awareness of and registration in edX’s more than 150 online courses.

UX Designer

EdX is looking for a Web Designer to join our Product Team to shape the experience of edX's online learning tools. With thousands and thousands of students and hundreds of professors using our software every day, our online learning tools have to sing.

Digital Content Designer

The edX Educational Services team has an immediate need for a Digital Content Designer to join the team and drive the development of new content for an online suite of courses and training experiences that enable edX partner institutions to effective use the edX platform. This is a contract position, 40 hours per week for approximately three months, with follow-on potential thereafter. EdX is located in Cambridge, MA (Zip Code: 02139).

Student Support Associate

The edX Educational Services team has an immediate need for a Student Support Associate to join the team in supporting edX students by handing or routing inquiries that come in from our websites, email, chat and social media.

Analytics Software Architect

EdX, a non-profit open source educational software company, is looking for a strong software engineer to lead a growing group software engineers in building a world class data pipeline and reporting platform using cutting edge Big Data technologies.

Front-end developer - Solutions Engineering Team

EdX is looking for a Front End Developer to join our new Solutions Engineering Team to apply our open source set of online learning tools for commercial and other non-profit organizations.

Human Resources Coordinator

The Human Resources Coordinator works for the Head of Human Resources at edX. The HR Coordinator advises and assists staff on routine human resources matters and act as a liaison with central Human Resources. As edX is a young growing company, recruiting coordination will be an important portion of this role. The position will coordinate human resources activities such as the annual salary review process, job evaluations, recruitment, onboarding and rewards and recognition program. The role requires working knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and current Human Resources’ principles and practices.