Associate Software Engineer

Technology Brno, Czechia


Associate Software Engineer 

Brno, Czech Republic



The Opportunity: 

We’re looking for an Associate Software Engineer (Full Stack) to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.  



At Blackboard, we believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices, but who we are as a company. 



For more information about Blackboard and our career opportunities, please visit  



In this role, you will be a part of the Blackboard Foundations team, which helps to reshape the culture, architecture, and direction of the company’s Product Development organization. This is a motivated, creative, and energetic team that works in a flexible and agile fashion to deliver world-class products to the education market. By joining this team, you will become a core contributing member to Blackboard’s EdTech Platform initiative. This future state platform will seamlessly and uniquely deliver a revolutionized learning experience through innovation, continuous delivery, and architectural integration. 



As an Associate Full Stack Software Engineer, you will work in a SAFe Agile environment to deliver and build the next generation EdTech platform fueled by data. The person in this role must be comfortable with complex software development projects and be an innovative thinker capable of communicating multi-faceted technical concepts. As a direct contributor, the candidate must be comfortable meeting deadlines on multiple projects and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with evolving requirements. In addition to developing software, the ideal candidate can troubleshoot problems and support our production environments.  


We are looking for a candidate with strong skills on the backend and the desire to become a full stack engineer with the willingness to expand and grow their skillset. This engineer will be working in a serverless environment on the AWS platform and should have a strong desire to learn as technologies evolve.   



The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience  
  • 1-2+ years of experience in product development and a background in web application development (Java, Node.js, Python)  
  • Knowledge of building in large-scale, cloud environments, AWS, cloud-based solution implementation and maintenance 
  • Knowledge and experience working in Amazon Web Services (i.e. Kubernetes, DynamoDB, CloudFront, or Aurora) 
  • Experience with Web Services (REST API), authentication, CI/CD lifecycles and pipelines 
  • Knowledgeable about AWS serverless services (such as Lambda, DynamoDB, Aurora, Event Bridge) 
  • Experience in developing single-page JavaScript applications and frameworks such as React, Redux, or Angular 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences in a global environment 
  • Passionate about software development 



Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree 
  • AWS Certification  
  • Prior experience in web service development with a service-oriented architecture 


The Office:  

Blackboard has an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno.   

  • Great office location in city center near Luzanky  
  • Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office   
  • Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others   
  • Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons   
  • Countless walkable places to eat 


This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.    



Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.

Req ID: 470