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Front End Engineer -- JavaScript and Rails


Veracross is seeking an experienced JavaScript developer to join our Axiom team. Axiom is our flagship application platform which serves all school departments. It is a Single Page Application with a Ruby on Rails backend. Axiom provides data analysis, reporting, charting, and workflow management for school administrators. Veracross engineering teams work in a collaborative way through pull requests, code reviews, and pair programming. If interested please email careers@veracross.com.

Responsibilities

  • Build client-facing features that cut across school departments with an emphasis on high quality user experiences
  • Build new data visualization and reporting components
  • Work with other engineering teams to integrate data-driven workflows among our applications
  • Develop Ruby on Rails backend
  • Analyze and improve application performance
  • Help convert our ES5 codebase to TypeScript
  • Help convert our legacy Rails/Sprockets build system to Webpack
  • Expand your back-end Ruby programming and database skills

Requirements

  • 3+ years of professional programming experience
  • Experience with source control, especially git
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A service- and team-oriented mindset
  • Strong JavaScript core language skills
  • Strong HTML & CSS skills
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails or similar MVC frameworks
  • Web programming fundamentals - knowledge of browser nuances a plus

Our Stack

  • Ruby, Rails
  • JavaScript (using Ractive, Wijmo, AnyChart, lodash)
  • Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres, Redis
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Hashicorp stack: Consul, Vault, Terraform, Packer
  • Git and GitHub

Working at Veracross

  • Awesome coworkers and a healthy work environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to grow into positions of greater responsibility
  • Health, vision, and dental
  • On-site gym and trainers
  • Monthly team activities
  • Great hardware: Top of the line MacBook Pro, multiple 30+” monitors, standing desk
  • No open floor plan - real offices!

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401 Edgewater Place

Suite 360

Wakefield, MA 01880

866.492.3463

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401 Edgewater Place

Suite 360

Wakefield, MA 01880

866.492.3463