Senior Software Engineer

PowerSchool · Remote (USA)

Posted 3 months ago

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About the job

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Lead a software development project and manage software development from inception to delivery  
  • Be both a highly technical hands-on coder and effective at mentorship  
  • Coach and mentor team members for skill development and experience  
  • Establish goals and objectives for the team that aligns with the overall roadmap and delivery schedules  
  • Works to increase team efficiency and effectiveness in order to achieve long term goals
  • Participates in hiring of new team members
  • Performs any HR related tasks
  • Analyze performance and develop improvements to performance of web application.
  • Perform upgrades to 3rd party libraries and tools used by the web application
  • Implement new web application software features and products following best practices such as authoring of unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms
  • Specialize in client or server side web application development as a member of a project team. Preference for familiarity with the full technical stack.
  • Develop software to support internal initiatives, tools, update framework and application functionality
  • Work as part of an Agile SCRUM team in the planning, scoping, estimation and execution of technical solutions
  • Work within a wide range of new and legacy code and technologies in a mature codebase
  • Other duties as assigned 




  • 7+ years for experience in developing highly scalable, reliable, secure web applications 
  • Experience with Javascript (preferably TypeScript), Node.js and React.js 
  • Experience or willingness with developing serverless architecture 
  • Experience designing data persistence and caching concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis, etc.) 
  • Experience testing software in alignment with the Test Pyramid
  • Strong CS fundamentals including familiarity with data structures and especially the asynchronous challenges that face JavaScript developers today.
  • Experience owning the responsibility for delivering frontend and backend work as well as coordinating with QA, Design, and PM
  • Willingness to accept responsibility not only for your own work but the work of the team as a whole
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Enjoy being part of a highly collaborative, remote-friendly environment.
  • One year of experience using AWS services, such as Lambda, SES, SQS, EC2, RDS, ELB’s and have knowledge of VPC’s (AWS and/or RightScale knowledge a plus.
  • 1years of experience in product or SaaS development.
  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks. 
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