Teaching Strategies, LLC
  • Technology Development
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time


Teaching Strategies is a dynamic early childhood education company that provides the most innovative and effective curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through kindergarten. With ground-breaking solutions and a strong belief that the most powerful way to impact child outcomes is to improve teacher effectiveness, Teaching Strategies has been supporting the critical work of early childhood educators for over 25 years.

As a company, our philosophy is that the best outcomes result from working together as a team. Located in downtown Bethesda, MD, our company's headquarters are within steps from Bethesda Row and the Bethesda Metro stop. Candidates who fit with our values, vision, and mission will find a casual and fun work environment that fosters creativity, innovation and career growth. Along with great benefits and competitive compensation packages, we at Teaching Strategies pride ourselves on the impact we have on the early childhood field through supporting teachers who are doing the most important work there is teaching children to become creative, confident thinkers.

Position overview

Teaching Strategies is looking for highly talented, innovative and creative software engineers to join its technology development team.  We are looking for engineers that want to make a real impact in early childhood education.  Our platform is quickly evolving, so you need to be someone ready to take on challenging refactoring work, new technologies and automation. 


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced ColdFusion developer who is excited about developing applications in ColdFusion and is also willing to learn and apply new technologies. The candidate must be proficient in modern ColdFusion development, have a background in object-oriented programming, and demonstrate a working knowledge of SQL and relational databases.



Specific roles and responsibilities:

  • Maintain, write and test secure, scalable, clean and efficient code
  • Have a desire to learn new technologies and to keep up with both traditional and emerging best practices
  • Possess the ability to understand complex problems and can provide meaningful estimations
  • Favor collaboration and iteration over a long requirements and deployment lifecycle
  • Understand the value of automation and continuous delivery tools
  • Comfortable working closely with designers and project managers and are interested in the overall product development process
  • Care about the work you produce and believe your role is bigger than just a paycheck


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • 3+ years of solid work experience in software engineering and web application development
  • Experience working with ColdFusion, JavaScript, Python, Go, Ruby, and/or Java
  • Experience working with relational and non-relational datastores
  • Hands-on experience in production SOA and SaaS environments
  • Understanding of design patterns and agile development
  • Commitment to following security best practices



Teaching Strategies, LLC is an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities


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