Software Engineer

EarlyBird Education - Boston, Massachusetts - Full time

Have you wondered whether it’s possible to find gratifying work in a fast-paced startup that is also mission focused?

Join EarlyBird Education where the technology you build will change children’s lives. EarlyBird Education is commercializing a breakthrough game + platform based technology that predicts literacy issues (e.g. dyslexia) and provides supported tools for parents, teachers, and pediatricians.

As a full-stack engineer, and critical early employee of this startup company, you will play a major role in shaping and building this next-generation education technology. We’ll look to you to do what you do best; to bring fresh ideas to the table that can make our products, development experience, and team better. This is your opportunity to play a key role in a company that is transforming the way young children learn.

Role and Responsibilities

This full-stack engineering role is primarily responsible for building and maintaining technology, helping define application architecture and standards for development and software selection, managing cloud infrastructure, helping shape technology and security decisions, and helping manage external technology partnerships. This full-stack engineer will help set and manage daily/weekly/sprint goals. This engineer is also tasked with communicating development status, risks and mitigation to the team. Finally, this role acts as a resource for the team, and mentors and coaches other junior engineers, including code review.

About you

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience, and experience with professional Node.js development, modern Javascript frameworks (React preferred), version control and project process (Git and Agile preferred), creating overall solution design and architecture and cloud computing (AWS preferred). We are looking for someone who has strong communication skills, is attracted to the challenge of building elegant solutions using modern technologies, thrives while sharing knowledge and receiving input. Experience at an edtech startup valued.

Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Unlimited vacation and flexible work hours
  • Fun & Flexible Team
  • Critical early member of company leadership team

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Role

Engineering

Experience Level

Mid Level

EarlyBird Education

EarlyBird Education is commercializing a breakthrough game + platform based technology, developed based on research and technology development at Harvard’s Boston Children’s Hospital, that predicts literacy issues (e.g. dyslexia) and provides supported tools for parents, teachers, and pediatricians.

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