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Junior Software Engineer -- Ruby and Rails


COMPANY OVERVIEW: 

Veracross is a PE-backed leading provider of a SaaS-based school information system (SIS) platform for independent schools. Designed specifically to meet the unique needs of independent schools, Veracross combines the power of a truly integrated database with personalized, data-driven communication tools.  To date, we have configured and deployed our system at over 250 leading private K-12 schools in over 20 countries through a powerful, leveraged, and elegant architecture unique in our industry. 

Role Summary: 

Veracross is seeking a junior Ruby/Rails developer to join our Academics and Admissions team. A solid understanding of programming fundamentals is a requirement for this position.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Academics & Admissions team is responsible for Veracross products that impact a school's community members: Parents, Students, Applicants, Faculty. Our goal is to lead the School Information System (SIS) market in features, quality, and user experience.

Some of this team's features include:

  • Portals for each constituent group to manage their relationship with the school
  • Academic and Learning Management System (LMS) Tools - classroom management, grades, assignments
  • Schedule building and management
  • Third-party integrations with other Academics and Admissions tools

As an engineer on this team, you will be responsible for:

  • Building and supporting the features for this product, through a combination of web development and using our internal application development framework, called Axiom
  • Developing a broad understanding of how the product works you can understand how our users interact with the system

Requirements: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar; or formal programming training plus 1+ years of professional experience
  • Experience in web programming (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, backend frameworks)
  • Experience in a web development framework, such as Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with relational databases (SQL Server is a plus)
  • Experience with source control, especially git
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A service- and team-oriented mindset

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 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. 

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401 Edgewater Place

Suite 360

Wakefield, MA 01880

866.492.3463