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

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Join a working family that is dedicated to the mission of the work we do!

Teaching Strategies is an innovative ed-tech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As front runners in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement.


Position overview

Teaching Strategies is looking for a highly talented, innovative, and creative Software Engineer to join its technology team. We are looking for engineers that want to make a real impact in early childhood education. Our platform is evolving, so you need to be someone who can build new functionality and learn new technologies quickly as well as be able to maintain and extend existing code to support organizational needs.

Our technology team is responsible for building out SaaS solutions used by educational organizations across the globe. The team works on a wide variety of projects, solving existing problems and enabling new business objectives. We are growing our group by adding Platform Team members to focus on underlining elements of our products: from 3rd party integration layer to SSO to shared service development and instrumentation. We believe that great technology experts are also software generalists who are unafraid to jump up and down the stack to solve the problems that come our way. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, working on software that supports millions of users daily, then you have an opportunity to join the technology group at Teaching Strategies.

Specific roles and responsibilities:

  • Develops new features, components, and modules to support organizational growth
  • Implements a robust set of services and APIs to power high-trafficked SaaS platform
  • Participates in planning, analysis, and design of new software solutions
  • Investigates, troubleshoots, and remedies performance bottlenecks in the application flow
  • Learns new technologies and keeps up with both traditional and emerging best practices
  • Works independently and collaborates with other members of the team to ensure successful delivery of projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other related areas of study
  • 5+ years of production experience in software and platform engineering
  • Experience with designing and building scalable solutions in Go
  • Working knowledge of AWS and familiarity with its services
  • Understanding of modern design patterns such as SOA and microservices
  • Excellent debugging and testing skills, and interest in quickly learning new technologies
  • Experience with Agile methodology and software development
  • Commitment to following security and performance best practices
  • Strong sense of collaboration, teamwork, and accountability
  • Familiarity with IMS Global LTI standards is a plus

Why Teaching Strategies:

At Teaching Strategies, our solutions and services are only as strong as the teams that create them. By bringing passion, dedication, and creativity to your job every day, there's no telling what you can do and where you can go! We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, flexible work schedules, opportunities to engage with co-workers, access to career advancement and professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a difference in the communities we serve.

Let's open the door to your career at Teaching Strategies!

Some additional benefits & perks while working with Teaching Strategies:

Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:

  • Company-sponsored events
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts with employer contributions
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Company-sponsored life, short and long term disability insurance
  • Voluntary life and critical illness insurance
  • Paid parental leave programs
  • Generous paid time off (which includes Winter Break)

Teaching Strategies, LLC is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, all Genders, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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