Position Summary: PowerSchool is seeking an Associate Software Engineer for its Unified Platform team. This position, under the general direction of the Lead and/or Manager, Software Engineering, will be responsible for technical and development support for our award-winning K-12 software. This role will implement, code, build, and test new features, maintain existing features, and develop reports that will include components, data models, customization and reporting features for our products. Additionally, this position will gather and refine requirements, develop designs, implement, test and document solutions to produce the highest quality product and customer satisfaction.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
+ Investigate and resolve issues reported for a large web application following best practices such as authoring or updating unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms.
+ Analyze performance and develop improvements to performance of web application.
+ Assist with security updates to web application.
+ Perform upgrades to 3rd party libraries and tools used by the web application
+ Assist in implementing 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.
+ Assist in developing 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+ duties as assigned
Qualifications: To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technologies required or equivalent experience
+ This is an entry level position; the ideal person needs to be motivated and willing to learn
+ Knowledge of Kafka, Ping Identity, Redis, WebAPI Frameworks and REST API
+ Basic understanding of MySQL; AWS Aurora is a plus
+ Ability to become familiar with OWASP threats and mitigation techniques
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills
+ Ability to work with current software design principles and concepts such as patterns, algorithms, data structures, dependency injection, MV**, SOA, n-tier architecture
+ Ability to handle a heavy workload with multiple projects and frequent interruptions
+ Ability to work in a changing, dynamic environment
About Us: PowerSchool is the leading provider of software and data solutions for K-12 public school systems in the United States and Canada. PowerSchool’s solutions provide mission-critical systems of record for attendance, grades and transcripts that districts and boards use to manage their operations and comply with state regulations. PowerSchool serves over 4,200 districts and schools representing over 40 million total users, including 15 million students, 1 million educators, and 26 million parents.
PowerSchool was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Folsom, CA.
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