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Schoology is transforming learning through the collaboration of passionate individuals.
Engineering, Full Time    New York City HQ    Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2019
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Schoology, one of the fastest growing education technology companies, is putting collaboration at the heart of the learning experience with an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) that connects the people, content & systems that fuel education. Millions of students, faculty & administrators from over 60,000 K-12 schools & higher education institutions worldwide use Schoology to advance what is possible in education.

Working at Schoology offers you a chance to help solve the most important challenges in education in an environment thats fun, collaborative & innovative. We are looking for smart, creative individuals who are passionate about education & aren't afraid to show it.

What youll do:

As a Senior Software Engineer (UI/Backend/JavaScript), youll be in a hands-on development role collaborating with our team to help continue building the leading LMS software in the industry, Schoology! Your focus will be sharing ownership of the implementation of our new design system. This will also involve creating UI components to continuously improve our customers experience.

What can you expect working at Schoology?

Our software engineering practices promote the culture of continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous improvement. The right candidate is ready for this challenge & eager to apply sound software engineering practices to the Schoology web application.

This position will anchor our teams UI work. As a part of this team we expect everyone to jump in wherever necessary to deliver value. You must have the willingness to work in all areas of our application. This can include JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, Java, AWS Lambda, Terraform, MySQL, even Chef, or other AWS cloud tools that they havent released yet. This can mean helping out with testing, writing documentation & being on call. If you are unfamiliar, do not fret! We will pair you with other developers & offer you the necessary training.

Youll also:

  • Collaborate with Product Management, Design, & Operations teams to create & deliver tested features to production.
  • Contribute to the implementation & adoption of a style guide for use both by us & open sourced for our partners to help unify the look & feel of Schoology.
  • Be willing to work in any area of the codebase if needed, this can include JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, Java, Node or other backend.

To succeed in the position, you will need:

  • Experience with Javascript (preferably including TypeScript), CSS and HTML & the challenges presented supporting different browsers
  • Experience with modern JavaScript development using React and Flux
  • Experience using JavaScript/TypeScript on the backend via Node
  • An understanding of how to give estimates that include accessibility & security requirements
  • Experience with writing unit, integration, & UI automated tests
  • Strong CS fundamentals including a familiarity with data structures & especially the asynchronous challenges that face JavaScript developers today.

All team members at Schoology are expected to embody our core values which are Passion, Collaboration, Innovation, Curiosity & Integrity.

Our mission is to continuously advance what is possible in education. You in?

Schoology is an Equal Opportunity Employer & embraces diversity of every kind.

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