Software Development Engineer, Front-End

| Bellevue
About Us:
At DreamBox, we believe all children can excel at learning, no matter where they start, where they live, or who they are. Along with district administrators, teachers, principals, and parents, we are dedicated to helping children realize their potential. Yet every child must be challenged, encouraged, and engaged in an individual way.
That’s why we developed our revolutionary Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ technology, and combined it with a rigorous curriculum and an engaging game-like environment, to change the learning paradigm. If you are interested in learning more, take a look at this recent efficacy article published by Business Wire.
About the Role:
As a Software Development Engineer, Front-End, you will build software products with a focus on the front-end and middle tier. You will have the opportunity to work with other talented developers, quality engineers, and designers who focus on web-based front-end technologies, and who build UIs used by both customers and internal customers.
What You'll Be Doing:
  • Writes code with focus on, but not limited to, the front-end and middle-tier parts of software products
  • Actively participates in team meetings such as exits, demos, retrospectives, grooming, and planning – helping facilitate streamlined team functioning
  • Owns parts of feature sets from inception through implementation and past release into customer use
  • Advocates for technology work (such as technical debt) with product managers so that the right mix of core infrastructure and external features get built
  • Interfaces as an SME with other teams such as product management, client success, curriculum, and marketing
  • Designs and architects solutions and actively participates in architecture discussions with other developers
  • Participates in code reviews for peers
About You:
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript
  • Hands on experience with UI Frameworks – especially Angular
  • Strong understanding and working experience with REST Service integration
  • Experience with CSS Pre-processors – especially SASS
  • Ability to work in the middle-tier of systems written in Java/JSP and Ruby on Rails
  • Working experience and strong knowledge of SOA with a focus on how front-end pieces fit into an entire SaaS architecture
  • Experience with AWS products
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues appearing on the front-end in their linked back-end systems including AWS Kinesis streams, Unix based logs, databases, related service calls, and more
  • Ability to break down larger bodies of work into epics, stories, and sub-tasks and to size the work appropriately to get from vision to release
  • CS degree or equivalent experience
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located in the growing tech scene of DT Bellevue, employees get the best of both worlds with access to metropolitan amenities & PNW scenery.

What are DreamBox Learning Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Last but not least, we have a noble mission of changing the way the world learns that has a strong purpose and leads to a different way of waking up in the morning.

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