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Senior Software Engineer (K-12 Education Technology)

Company: Savvas Learning Company
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Savvas Learning Company (formerly Pearson K12 Learning) is a global education company that produces award-winning learning solutions that empower educators and engage students with the highest quality content.

Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of K-12 learners with innovative, student-centered educational programs that turn today's classrooms into active learning environments. By embracing technology, personalized learning, and immersive experiences delivered across multiple platforms, we design our learning solutions to be more accessible and relevant to each student.

Our comprehensive solutions for core curriculum, and supplemental and intervention programs - supported by an array of professional development services - allow teachers to use data to inform classroom practices and tailor instructions to an individual's abilities and learning styles.

Responsibilities
Design and implement features that improve the way students learn and teachers teach.
Ensure scalability, security, and cost optimization
Partner with product management team to ensure we're delivering the most important features first.
Mentor and/or lead a small team of 4-6 individuals and help drive sound engineering design, process and quality practices, and perform acceptance engineering
Automate tests and deployments in a maintainable, extensible way
Evaluate new technologies and software products to determine the feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities into the platform.

Qualifications
Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, with strong fundamentals and problem solving skills.
6+ years experience in software development roles
4+ years minimum experience working in an agile environment desired
Experience with a variety of RDBMS and NoSQL databases
Experience in backend development using Java, Spring Boot Reactive, REST, GraphQL
Experience with unit testing and integration testing frameworks
Experience with configuration management systems such as Git
Expert knowledge and capabilities in Object Oriented Analysis & Design
Experience with web technologies such as TypeScript, Angular, Bootstrap
Ability to work with onsite and remote teams
Exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Great team player who respects others and enjoys teaching and engaging with developers, testers, product managers, and architects.

This position cannot be performed in the state of Colorado.

Savvas Learning Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Savvas is a drug free workplace.

Savvas Learning Company provides access to a benefits experience created to offer our employees choice, flexibility, and the opportunity to save money for the future. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, tax-advantaged accounts, pharmacy, life insurance, disability insurance, matching 401(k), and paid time off. Our benefits are part of a total package that is carefully designed to support the total well-being of our employees.

Please visit www.savvas.com for more information about us, or visit us at LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook , or YouTube .

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Keywords: Savvas Learning Company, Boston , Senior Software Engineer (K-12 Education Technology), Education / Teaching , Boston, Massachusetts

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