Senior Software Engineer

  • Union Square W, New York, NY 10003, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Us:

Renaissance® is the leader in K-12 learning analytics------enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters------creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Founded by parents, upheld by educators, and enriched by data scientists, Renaissance knows learning is a continual journey------from year to year, and for a lifetime.

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Job Description

Imagine helping to develop products that truly make a difference in the lives of millions of students. Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K-12 schools, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join its R&D team. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work in an Agile Scrum environment, collaborating with a group of highly talented software engineers to design and build our next generation of web applications.

Be a Master of Your Craft

  • Use cutting edge AWS technologies:
  • Compute – EC2, ECS, Lambda
  • Storage – Elasticache, RDS, Redshift, S3
  • Analytics - Kinesis
    • Use the latest modern frameworks, such as .NET Core, Angular 2, and GraphQL
    • Influence a new CI build process using Git, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, and Docker
    • Be a part of an agile team that is truly committed to code quality and innovation


This position requires a minimum of 7-10 years professional experience in full-stack development with a recent focus on building web-based applications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with various engineering technologies such as:
  • C#, Java, or other object oriented languages
  • JavaScript and familiarity with frontend frameworks like Angular, React or similar
  • SQL (MSSQL, PostgreSQL) and MongoDB or other NoSQL databases
    • Expertise developing enterprise-level web applications and RESTful APIs using microservices, and event-driven architecture.
    • Ability to lead and mentor others
    • Experience working in an Lean/Agile/Scrum environment
    • Knowledge of DevOps processes and technologies around version control, test automation frameworks, continuous integration/deployment and production monitoring & support

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Software Engineering is preferred
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies and platforms, AWS preferred
  • Knowledge of Open Source technologies such as Git, Terraform, Ansible and Jenkins

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