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Software Engineer

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Posted 4 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$130k - $160k






  • FranklinCovey aims to empower individuals and organizations to achieve greatness.

  • The Software Engineer will develop scalable, high-performance learning platforms in collaboration with product and design teams.

  • The role offers opportunities to work on backend technologies, infrastructure, and cloud operations, fostering a growth mindset and continuous learning.


“We enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere.

  is the workplace of choice for Achievers with Heart. We are one of the largest and most trusted leadership companies in the world, with directly owned and licensee partner offices in over 160 countries and territories. With more than 2,000 global associates, FranklinCovey transforms organizations by partnering with clients to build leaders, teams, and cultures that get breakthrough results through collective action. Our services and products are primarily delivered through our subscription offerings, which are comprised of the  , which is primarily sold through our Enterprise Division, and the Leader in Me membership, which is designed specifically for our Education Division. Enterprise clients include Fortune 100, Fortune 500, thousands of small and mid-sized businesses, and numerous government entities. FranklinCovey Education has shared our programs, books, and content with thousands of public and private primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools and institutions.

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Title: Software Engineer

Division & Department: Corporate Platform Development

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Location: Remote – Anywhere in the US

Job Summary

Within the last five years, FranklinCovey has gone through a major transformation! We shifted from a typical training company to a tech-focused competitor with top-notch content. In 2018, we switched to subscription-based digital learning using our All-Access Pass platform. In 2021, we acquired Strive, a key player with clients like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Intuit. Now, we're positioned to lead in edtech. Our Platforms team is looking for great talent with a growth mindset to join and help grow our product.

As a Software Engineer, you will build products to help organizations train their employees and overcome their most pressing people-related problems at scale. You will work with product, design, data, and content teams to build a modern learning platform with an emphasis on performance and scalability.

Essential Job Functions


  • You will ship regularly and iteratively, writing testable, readable, and maintainable code.

  • Be involved in and possibly lead our scaling efforts.


  • Engineers participate early in the product development process. You will review quantitative and qualitative research about our clients and learners and weigh in on the product strategy and roadmap.

  • Collaborate with fellow Engineering Team Members in Operational Reviews to monitor and analyze operational performance trends.


  • You will work with the product, design, and support teams to ensure users get the most value from the products you've built.

  • Fix bugs and performance problems.

Additional Key Responsibilities

  • Experience building and shipping high-quality software products by partnering with the Product team to give multiple technical solutions to product requirements.

  • This position will focus on backend technologies like Python and to a lesser extent PHP.

  • Experience with infrastructure and cloud operations. We use Terraform and Datadog to deploy and understand the current operational telemetry. This position will help staff up this skillset on our team and help to spread the knowledge to more of our team.

  • Experience architecting systems of significant user scale, considering performance, security and privacy.

  • Drive to continually improve and share knowledge with your teammates, through code reviews, technology presentations and articles.

  • Being proactive, digging into areas you are unfamiliar with and a willingness to work with ambiguity, by understanding the business needs and helping us choose a path forward.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer.

  • Experience with both Python and Django. (About our Tech Stack - )

  • Experience with Terraform.

  • Experience with SQL.

  • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages/frameworks: React, PHP, or Typescript.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.

  • Good understanding of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming.

  • Excellent written communication skills, this is a team that works via written words, so not it’s just an ability to write, but a desire to drive change via writing.

For location-specific compensation information:

California - Anticipated compensation for this position is $130-160k. Actual offer may be outside of this prediction and will be determined by education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data.

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Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, HSA, employee stock purchasing program, 401(k), paid time off, holiday pay, and more. Please visit for details.




Unless otherwise noted, this job posting will remain open and posted for a minimum of three (3) days but may close at any time after that timeframe.

Employer Information

Please visit for a complete US benefits overview. Benefits may include medical, dental, or vision insurance, HSA, PTO, 401(k), holiday pay, employee stock purchasing options, or other benefits. To determine status eligibility, visit .

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FranklinCovey is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please visit  for our full Equal Employment Opportunity policies and Notice and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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