AcademicMerit is at the forefront of a revolution in education that is driven by great technology, common standards, and the empowerment of teachers. We provide content, tools and data that enable students, teachers and school administrators to deliver success in the classroom.
As a small company, we don’t put much stock in siloed job titles. Candidates with a mix of experience and interest in any or all of the areas in which we are hiring are welcome to apply.
If you are self motivated and seeking your next challenge in life to impact education and experience growth by building great software please talk to us.
The Software Engineer will have the opportunity to engage in full stack development, visualization, user analytics, distributed systems and machine learning algorithms. You will be working on multiple products in writing education and the AP curriculum for teachers and high school students in the US and international schools across the globe. The software will scale to 3-5 million users within three years. Your work will constantly be driven by end-user-focused development to increase learning efficacy and user engagement using data and usability. You will also have ample opportunity to refactor, reimplement and drive innovation. In the end, you will have the final responsibility of delivering high quality software that is well tested for the end user’s needs (teachers, students, College Board and other stakeholders).
We respect people who continuously improve, learn and take pride in delivering software products that people would love to use. You will work closely with the design team, stakeholders and CTO to deliver well defined front end components and backend services. We build with reactjs, python, git, webpack, variety of data stores, continuous integration, AWS, selenium, browserstack, docker and always open to speeding up our development process and scaling our system.
We are proud of the team we’ve built at AcademicMerit, and looking for someone who will fit in this role and is excited about making a huge impact in learning, while working in a collegial, highly collaborative environment—replete with many of the latest communication tools (Slack, Hangouts, etc.)—with the flexibility of working from anywhere (we are distributed across Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts) or in our office in Boston.
If you are excited to take this partake in the growth of AcademicMerit and take on this challenge please email at firstname.lastname@example.org with links that demonstrate your work and a resume.