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Software Engineer

Company: Amplify Education, Inc.
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit Amplify is a leader in creating immersive, rigorous digital learning experiences that look great, play great, and help students expect great things of themselves. Amplify has been described as the best tech company in education, and the best education company in tech.As an engineer at Amplify, you will join a talented team tackling the toughest problems in education with the best ideas in technology - including user experience, APIs and services, data analysis, and deployment pipelines. You'll play an active role in imagining and improving product design and the classroom experience.What You'll DoMake life better for passionate teachers by:meeting the ultimate reliability and uptime challenge for digital tools - is this better than paper?building well structured and documented RESTful APIs so that our apps can share data with easeshipping code from your laptop to classrooms frequently and confidentlyHelp school administrators build great schools by:building data pipelines that respect privacy and ensure security while offering useful insightsimplementing code that runs great across platforms under variable memory and network constraintsanalyzing performance and squashing tricky bugs using tools like Datadog, Alert Logic, and AWS CloudWatchLearn every day by:collaborating, pull request-ing, and mentoring on a cross-functional teamparticipating in cross-team share-outs, brownbags, and workshop seriesExample Projects You Might Work OnArchitecting algorithms to select the right activity for the right student at the right moment.Crunching data from student activities to show teachers just the right adviceSimulating hundreds of thousands of kids to implement scaling, stability, and security improvementsImproving our deployment and testing automation pipelinesBasic Requirements:BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalentMinimum of 2 years of professional software development experienceStrong CS and software engineering fundamentalsProven fluency in at least two of Java, JavaScript. SQLStrong communication skills in writing and conversationExtra Credit For:Experience with tools we use every day:Back-end frameworks: Java Dropwizard, NodeJS ExpressFront-end frameworks: Angular, React, the next thing that will replace them allTools and systems: Linux, Jenkins, Docker, AWS, Splunk, DatadogData stores: Postgres, DynamoDB, Snowflake, S3Experience in AWS toolchains and devops:Build Pipelines: Jenkins, Bamboo, CodePipelineDeployment Tools: Chef, Packer, Docker, ComposeProven passion for building and learning: open source contributions, pet projects, self-education, Stack OverflowExperience in education or ed-techWhat we offer:Salary is only one component of the Amplify Total Rewards package, which includes a lucrative 401(k) plan, incentive stock options, competitive health insurance and mental health options, basic life insurance, paid time off, parental leave, and access to best-in-class development programs. The gross salary range for this role is $101,000 - $131,000. This role is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus that rewards individual and company performance.We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Amplify Education, Inc., Alpharetta , Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Alpharetta, Georgia

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