Senior Software Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer

US - Remote-based

PowerSchool is the SIS leader, serving as the hub of educational ecosystems for over 40 million users. PowerSchool’s products allow stakeholders to manage school processes and data, manage and monitor the special education process, and provides registration module for K-12 organizations. PowerSchool embraces a secure, open architecture and provides an extensive set of APIs that customers control to enable their schools to have the industry’s best integrations.

Job Description

  • Implement new web application software features and products following best practices such as authoring of unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms
  • Investigate and resolve issues reported for a large web application following best practices such as authoring or updating unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms.
  • Analyze performance and develop improvements to performance of web application.
  • Assist with security updates to web application.
  • Perform upgrades to 3rd party libraries and tools used by the web application
  • Specialize in client or server side web application development as a member of a project team. Preference for familiarity with the full technical stack.
  • Develop software to support internal initiatives, tools, update framework and application functionality
  • Work as part of an Agile SCRUM team in the planning, scoping, estimation and execution of technical solutions
  • Work within a wide range of new and legacy code and technologies in a mature codebase

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technologies required or 6+ years of experience
  • Ability to work with current software design principles and concepts such as patterns, algorithms, data structures, dependency injection, MV, SOA, n-tier architecture
  • Knowledge of Java, Spring (IoC), Hibernate, JPA, JAX-RS and/or .net
  • Knowledge of current web client technologies including demonstrable proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, client MVC
  • Experience with AngularJS preferred
  • Experience with REST APIs preferred
  • Proficient in SQL, Oracle experience a plus
  • Familiar with OWASP threats and mitigation techniques
  • Ability to problem-solve, multitask and reprioritize tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Skills & Requirements

PowerSchool is the SIS leader, serving as the hub of educational ecosystems for over 40 million users. PowerSchool’s products allow stakeholders to manage school processes and data, manage and monitor the special education process, and provides registration module for K-12 organizations. PowerSchool embraces a secure, open architecture and provides an extensive set of APIs that customers control to enable their schools to have the industry’s best integrations.

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