Full Stack Software Engineer

Reconstruction US - Remote - Full time

Reconstruction US is seeking a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our team.

Preferred Start Date: ASAPWeekly Commitment: Full timeCompensation: Starting salary $125,000 annuallyLocation: Flexible (US), Remote, Virtual Team

Who We Are:

Reconstruction is a startup looking to change the way the world thinks about curriculum and community. We are focused on delivering K-12 supplemental curriculum that situates Black people, Black culture, and Black contributions to American and world history in an authentic, identity-affirming way so that students of all backgrounds benefit from a more complete understanding of our shared history and society. Our growing company is seeking to hire a Software Engineer who will help redefine education for young leaders.

As a start-up, we are looking for team members who:

  • Love Black people and understand, appreciate, and can reflect our mission in their actions and experience
  • Are problem solvers and results-driven thinkers who know how to roll up their sleeves and tackle whatever comes their way
  • Can flow in an ever-changing environment with grace and humor
  • Most importantly, possess incredible interpersonal skills to effectively connect, inspire, and help build a cohesive team, and are great team players that others want on their team

What You’ll Do:

As a Software Engineer, you’ll work on critical Reconstruction curriculum delivery systems as you scope and lead complex technical projects, laying the groundwork for early-stage feature sets to iterate and scale. You’ll work closely with Product to design, build, and maintain internal and external user-facing experiences, APIs, and scalable solutions with software engineering best practices, delivering high quality software on tight schedules.

Who You Are:

  • You are a strong individual contributor who loves working within small, tight knit teams
  • You have excellent product instincts, a passion for great app experiences, a data-centric mindset, and the willingness to do what it takes to have a positive impact on our users
  • You can take a task from concept to delivery by working closely with back-end and front-end frameworks
  • You consistently ensure web standards are met and the platform is fully functional before delivery to clients
  • You have proven expertise in industry SDLC best practices and delivery excellence
  • You’re always thinking about the bigger picture and ready to roll up your sleeves to immerse yourself in the details when necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of production experience as a Software Developer
  • Deep understanding of engineering patterns, code quality, and solid testing skills
  • Background working in an iterative, Agile development environment
  • Experience with supporting production software deployments
  • API development experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Technical proficiency in a subset of the following:
    • Back-end JavaScript development using modern libraries and frameworks such as Node.js, Nest.js, Next.js, Express.js
    • Front-end frameworks such as React, Angular.js, or Vue.js
    • Postgres, MySQL, or other Relational Database software
    • AWS and GraphQL
  • Knowledge of AWS architecture and experience with AWS cloud services, including RDS, Serverless, Lambda, SQS, and Redshift
  • Experience working in a startup environment

What We Offer:

  • Fully remote workforce
  • Ability to innovate from within
  • Authenticity-unapologetically for us/by us while being true to the culture
  • In person team retreats twice a year
  • Generous PTO
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance and memberships to One Medical, Talkspace, Teladoc, Health Advocate and more

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Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Reconstruction US

Reconstruction delivers a K-12 supplemental curriculum that situates Black people, Black culture, and Black contributions to American and world history. We offer classes for students and grown folk, like Black Shakespeare, and How to Play Spades (and not embarrass yourself in front of your friends!)
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