Job Openings at Code.org

Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Join our team to help make this vision a reality!


Working at Code.org

We are currently hiring for:

Don't see a good fit, but have passion for our mission? Send a resume and drop us a line to let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Marketing Associate (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for a Marketing Associate who will support communications across the organization. The primary responsibility of this position will be assisting the Director of Marketing in the planning and execution of the annual Hour of Code campaign. The Hour of Code initiative encourages students to try computer science during Computer Science Education Week in December. The Marketing Associate will make essential contributions to this global and highly visible marketing effort, supporting social media and email outreach, live events, partnership cultivation, and more.

The Marketing Associate will have a wide variety of additional day-to-day responsibilities supporting the marketing team, including everything from running email campaigns reaching millions of teachers, parents, students and volunteers to supporting public relations, media coverage, and events.

Other responsibilities of the position may include:

  • Managing, maintaining, and growing our social media presence
  • Writing, sourcing and editing compelling stories for our blog or external press
  • Creating website content on code.org, csedweek.org, and hourofcode.com

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for a self-starter, experienced in communications, who can multi-task, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Must be extremely detail-oriented, tech-savvy, and able to swiftly prioritize duties as needed on multiple ongoing projects. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong copywriting and content development experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of current trends in social media
  • Passion for digital media and devices, an “early adopter” of digital trends
  • Familiar with methodologies of website and media tracking tools
  • Proven ability to work effectively across a wide range of internal teams, and produce on deadline in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in using Google suite of applications, presentation and layout skills
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in communications and technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, related field or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity or background in educational communications preferred, no background in Computer Science needed

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample and/or social media accounts to jobs@code.org.

Marketing Coordinator (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator to support communications, marketing, and public relations efforts at Code.org. The Marketing Coordinator will collaborate with members of our marketing team and across the organization to make sure projects get the resources and attention they need to be successful.

Other responsibilities of the position may include:

  • Work with marketing team to coordinate day-to-day activities that lead to the completion of projects and tasks Managing, maintaining, and growing our social media presence
  • Writing, sourcing and editing compelling stories for our blog or external press
  • Working with our advocacy team on grassroots lobbying campaigns across the country
  • Supporting public relations, media coverage, and events
  • Creating website content on code.org, csedweek.org, and hourofcode.com

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for a self-starter, experienced in communications, who can multi-task, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Must be extremely detail-oriented, tech-savvy, and able to swiftly prioritize duties as needed on multiple ongoing projects. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong copywriting and content development experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of current trends in social media
  • Passion for digital media and devices, an “early adopter” of digital trends
  • Familiar with methodologies of website and media tracking tools
  • Proven ability to work effectively across a wide range of internal teams, and produce on deadline in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in using Google suite of applications, presentation and layout skills
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in communications and technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, related field or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity or background in educational communications preferred, no background in Computer Science needed

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample and/or social media accounts to jobs@code.org.

Senior Software Engineer (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is transforming computer science education and changing the world. Working at Code.org, you’ll be playing an active role in getting computer science education into all schools for all students and building the competitive workforce of the future.

As a Senior Software Engineer at Code.org, you’ll be a key contributor in delivering features in Code Studio, used by tens of millions students and teachers in K-12 classrooms around the world. You’ll be part of an agile, fast-moving team where you get to deliver features to customers quickly and frequently. You’ll get to work on hard computer science problems and use some of the latest web technologies.

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Passion for our mission of #CSForAll
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science
  • 5+ years as a software engineer
  • Ability to make senior level engineering contributions including a high level of output, tackling the hardest problems, and being a guiding voice on the team
  • Experience shipping significant features in commercial software products
  • Expertise in some of these technologies preferred:
    • JavaScript
    • React
    • Ruby / Rails
    • SQL/Databases/MySQL

In addition, candidates:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Software Engineer (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is transforming computer science education and changing the world. Working at Code.org, you’ll be playing an active role in getting computer science education into all schools for all students and building the competitive workforce of the future.

As a Software Engineer at Code.org, you’ll be delivering features in Code Studio, used by tens of millions of students and teachers in K-12 classrooms around the world. You’ll be part of an agile, fast-moving team where you get to deliver features to customers quickly and frequently. You’ll get to work on hard computer science problems and use some of the latest web technologies.

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Passion for our mission of #CSForAll
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science
  • 3+ years as a software engineer
  • Expertise in some of these technologies preferred:
    • JavaScript
    • React
    • Ruby / Rails
    • SQL/Databases/MySQL

In addition, candidates:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Working at Code.org

Company Profile

Code.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science.

We believe computer science and computer programming should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.

Working for Code.org

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Technology subsidy consistent with our Bring Your Own Device environment
  • Flexible, engaging working environment
  • Monthly unlimited ORCA pass or equal value transit subsidy; located near public transit hub in Seattle, WA
  • Paid time off: 3 weeks vacation annually, sick leave, and 'winter break' office closure the two weeks that include Christmas and New Years.
  • Medical, dental and vision premiums paid at 100% for FT positions and their dependents
  • Option to participate in 403b retirement savings plan
  • The opportunity to help students learn better and change the face of computer science

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and be capable of passing a pre-employment background check

No relocation packages

Don't see a good fit? Drop us a line and a resume and let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.