Georgia Employer SOFTWARE ENGINEER in Alpharetta, Georgia

A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help all students build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than three million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit .As an engineer at Amplify, you will join a talented team tackling the toughest problems in education with the best ideas in technology - including user experience, APIs and services, data analysis, and deployment pipelines. You'll play an active role in imagining and improving product design and the classroom experience.We hire engineers "for the slope, not the intercept" - we're looking for intellectual ability, flexibility and ability to learn, and commitment to work together in tight-knit teams.What You'll DoImpress the toughest customers around - seventh graders - by:building engaging, quirky, fast frontends using frameworks like Angular and ReactMake life better for passionate, overworked teachers by:meeting the ultimate reliability and uptime challenge for digital tools - is this better than paper?building well structured and documented RESTful APIs so that our apps can share data with easeshipping code from your laptop to classrooms frequently and confidentlyHelp school administrators build great schools by:building data pipelines that respect privacy and ensure security while offering useful insightsimplementing code that runs great across platforms under variable memory and network constraintsanalyzing performance and squashing tricky bugs using tools like New Relic, Splunk, Alert Logic, and AWS CloudWatchLearn every day by:collaborating, pull request-ing, and mentoring on a cross-functional teamparticipating in cross-team share-outs, brownbags, and workshop seriesExample Projects You Might Work OnCrafting immersive animated environments and characters using the latest web and canvas frameworksArchitecting algorithms to select the right activity for the right student at the right moment.Crunching data from student activities to show teachers just the right adviceSimulating hundreds of thousands of kids to implement scaling, stability, and security improvementsImproving our deployment and testing automation pipelinesYou Must HaveBS in Computer Science or equivalent2+ years of professional software development experienceProven fluency in at least two of JavaScript, Java, SQLExperience successfully communication with internal and external stakeholdersExtra Credit ForExperience with tools we use every day:Front-end frameworks: Angular, React, the next thing that will replace them allBack-end frameworks: Nodejs Express, Java DropwizardTools and systems: Linux, Jenkins, Docker, AWS, Splunk, DatadogData stores: Postgres, Redshift, S3Experience in AWS toolchains and devopsProven passion for building and learning: open source contributions, pet projects, self-education, Stack OverflowProfessional work experience in the education or ed-tech fieldAmplify is anThis position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities