Front-End Software Engineer - FastBridge Learning

Illuminate Education - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Full time

Position Overview

Are you looking for a role with an important mission and significant technical challenges? If so, read on.

At FastBridge Learning, we are working to transform the way learning is assessed and supported. We identify struggling students and deliver the right supports at the right time for faster learning growth. You can be a part of a team dedicated to helping children achieve their potential.

We are beginning a concerted effort to evolve our current JSP, Spring, Java monolithic SaaS application and bring it forward to today’s world of micro-services, event driven interactions, and modern UI frameworks built on the AWS platform. Are you up to the challenge of helping us continue our momentum on adding value to the existing offering while transforming the technology stack to enable future advancements?Remote work will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

In addition to the qualifications and skills found below, we seek talent who takes initiative and possess strong organizational and time management skills. You will be working in a growing engineering department, utilizing the Scrum framework, to regularly deliver value to our customers and ultimately, the children. It is essential to have a natural curiosity and we encourage our team to ask for the “why” behind decisions and help guide the directions we take.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • 3+ years of working experience with web-based or domain appropriate applications.
  • Working knowledge of Spring and Hibernate, including JSPs.
  • Working knowledge of Vue.js, React or Angular.
  • Responsive Design.
  • HTML, CSS, ES6.
  • Comfortable documenting and communicating technical content to non-technical staff.
  • Experience evolving technical stacks.
  • Worked with AWS and it’s offerings, or other cloud platform offerings.
  • Familiar with CI/CD and DevOps principles and practices.
  • Familiar with test driven development and test automation.
  • Prior experience in the education technology space.
  • Prior experience with Agile development practices.

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Illuminate Education

FastBridge Learning, based in downtown Minneapolis, is on a rapid growth trajectory of success because of our people...true changemakers in transforming the way educators assess and address the learning needs of their students.

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