Junior Javascript Engineer



Company Description

SchoolMint is the leading SaaS platform driven by our mission to help educators create bright, more sustainable futures. We offer powerful products that help schools run smarter enrollment management and student behavior management. 


We are a fast-growing and established EdTech company rooted strongly in our core values: No Jerks, Period; We, Not Me; Be Heroic; Bring Your Whole Self to Work; Embrace and Drive Change. We take these seriously. At SchoolMint we live what we preach and embody values that empower us to delight our customers with award-winning products and top-notch customer service


Job Description

The SchoolMint Engineering team is looking for a talented software engineer with a strong background in JavaScript to help drive the development of our software through the next phase of growth. The Software Engineer will, under the direction of the senior engineers, assist in the management of projects for all aspects of our platform. This includes refining and expanding our API, building beautiful user interfaces using modern web frameworks, expanding to new platforms, and planning for future growth. The core of our technology stack is written in Typescript (Node, Angular & React). We also have applications written in .NET & PHP. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who want to work with modern tech while helping improve K-12 educational opportunities for students across the US. 


What You Will Do:

  • Help maintain and improve our existing Typescript based (Node, Angular, React) platform
  • Build new web pages using Angular or React leveraging our existing APIs
  • Develop and maintain new features in our existing APIs (Node or .NET)
  • Provide technical solutions for front-end or back-end in the design, coding, testing, and deployment processes
  • Apply your unique set of skills and interests in ways that benefit schools
  • Work with customer support team to resolve user issues
  • Keep informed on emerging technologies and trends
  • Help identify trends in data in order to create reports that help users answer the questions important to them


 About You:


  • At least two years of experience with modern JavaScript (ES6) or Typescript
  • Strong understanding of web development using modern frameworks (Angular, React, Vue)
  • Build new web pages using PHP & Vue leveraging our existing APIs
  • Knowledge of front-end web design and styling with SCSS or SASS
  • Familiarity with Node.js and REST API concepts
  • Understanding of object oriented design principles
  • Knowledge of MongoDB (or other NoSQL databases)
  • Experience with SQL databases (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)
  • Knowledge of Git and GitHub
  • Ability to write original code and modify existing code
  • Ability to debug problems and write maintainable code
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party APIs
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Comfortable in a team-based, entrepreneurial, and hard-working culture


Some Awesome Perks

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • PTO, Sick Days, Birthday Floating Holiday, Floating Holiday, Volunteer Day, and Company Observed Holidays
  • 401k (with a 90-day waiting period)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • Commuter Benefits 
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Conferences and Meet-ups
  • Professional Development

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