Full Stack Software Engineer ($120k Annual w/Bonus and awesome PTO)

  • 301 Camp Craft Rd, West Lake Hills, TX 78746, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Academic Programs International (API) is a leader in international and experiential education. Our mission is to design and deliver international experiences that inspire learning and enrich students, partners, and communities. We believe in the value of experiential education as a means of promoting intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity, and holistic personal development. In doing so, we are also dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible, and affordable international experiences to students across the U.S. 

Job Description

We are looking for US based applicants only for this position.

**API doesn't sponsor work visas**

The key responsibilities of the Full Stack Software Engineer include writing high-level code for both the front end and back-end components. This position plays an important part in the company’s Engineering Department and collaborates among an innovative and accomplished team of professionals seeking to evolve international and experiential education.

Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Writing effective, scalable code
  • Developing back-end and front-end components to improve responsiveness and overall performance
  • Integrating user-facing elements into applications
  • Collaborate with team members to troubleshoot and fix bugs, ensuring issues are logged, tracked and resolved in a timely manner

QUALIFICATIONS

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Knowledge of Python, REACT, VUE, SQL/NOSQL, JavaScript, AWS
  • Understanding and experience with Docker
  • Strong data management and problem-solving skills; ability to troubleshoot and exercise sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and articulate complex requirements and think strategically about how to implement effectively and efficiently
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and drive projects to completion, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests, and manage laterally and upwards
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization

KEY EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years’ experience as Software Engineer or similar position
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field or relevant work experience
  • Work experience with Python or equivalent knowledge in Java, NodeJS, C#, PHP
  • Work experience with front-end technologies REACT, Angular, VUE, or similar
  • Knowledge of object-relational mapping (ORM)
  • Team spirit
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience working in a SCRUM or agile environment preferred

Additional Information

Academic Programs International (API) is a leader in international and experiential education. Our mission is to design and deliver international experiences that inspire learning and enrich students, partners, and communities. We believe in the value of  experiential education as a means of promoting intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity, and holistic personal development. In doing so, we are also dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible, and affordable international experiences to students across the U.S.

  • API was established  by 4 international education professionals  (our “Founding Mamas”) over 20 years ago
  • We offer programs in 45 cities within 21 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East & South Pacific
  •  GoAbroad Innovation’s People's Choice Award Winner (2019)

OUR LOCATION

API is headquartered in Austin, Texas, one of the consistently top ranked best places to live! We look forward to collaborating together in person again in our recently renovated office in Westlake Hills, located just minutes from Barton Creek, Lake Austin and downtown.

WHY JOIN US?

At API, you will acquire real-world skills and experience that will help advance your career in marketing, sales or study abroad, while learning from seasoned professionals about the field of international education and experiential learning.

  • API is a tenured team of committed and mission-driven professionals with a passion for what we do; we’ve been around for over two decades, but maintain the spirit of a small start-up
  • We love to promote from within, offering hands-on experience, mentorship, leadership and excellent growth and advancement opportunities; potential to convert to full-time employment at completion of internship or consideration for other open positions within the company
  • We can’t resist company events, celebrations and especially love raffling off gifts and prizes to staff 

At API, we celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect, equality and inclusion, representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills and experiences. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, competence, merit, performance and business needs. 

Equal employment opportunities are available to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

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