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Law School Admissions Council, Inc. Software Engineer - Front End in Newtown, Pennsylvania

LSAC is a not-for-profit corporation devoted to promoting and furthering the quality, access, and fairness of the law school admission process by providing core products and services to law school candidates and law schools in the United States and throughout the world. LSAC’s mission is to promote quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide by supporting individuals’ enrollment journeys and providing pre-eminent assessment, data, and technology services.

Summary of Position:

We are seeking a Front End Software Engineer to join our Product teams. You will work as part of an autonomous agile team to develop features and applications to meet the needs of your product area. We are looking for a candidate with deep understanding of engineering best practices and a strong agile mindset. As lead, you are responsible to ensure the teams alignment with best practices, enterprise architecture and stakeholder satisfaction. In addition, this position will be responsible for operational maintenance, troubleshooting and support of applicable backend systems. We rely heavily on web-based services and you will have the opportunity to work with new and interesting technology.

This is a full-time position. Remote work arrangements will be considered for this position.

  • Collaborate with partners within the company to design, configure, maintain, and promote a variety of internally- and externally facing applications.

  • Developing functional and reusable components using React

  • Working closely with design and backend developers

  • Collaborate across Areas to ensure application reliability and coding to architectural standards.

  • Support product teams by advocating for their needs and providing constructive guidance.

  • Provide the glue across dependent teams to ensure technical dependencies are planned for and addressed in a fast-paced environment.

  • Connect with developers within your team to inspire and foster a continuous learning environment.

  • Collaborate with partners within the company to design, configure, maintain, and promote a variety of internally- and externally facing software solutions.

  • Build and maintain scalable applications.

  • Continuously monitor, test, and optimize software.

  • Collaborate with software engineers, product managers, analyst, and stakeholders to deliver solutions that meet customer expectations.

  • Contributes as part of the team by leveraging continuous delivery methods and test-driven development to frequently deliver new functionality.

  • Responsible for delivering high quality code.

  • Work to scale software to support dynamic teams in a fast-paced environment.

  • Be a contributor of knowledge to the team by reviewing code, sharing experience, and listening.

  • B.A. or B.S. degree. – preferred

  • Ability to listen to stakeholders and form solutions

  • Proven ability as a servant leader

  • Strong grasp of JavaScript, specifically ES6

  • Experience using RESTful APIs, React, Redux and Redux-Saga

  • Experience with testing tools Jest and Enzyme

  • Experience with web and cross platform technologies, including Web Services, React

  • Experience with GIT and code management methods

  • Comfortable working in an agile environment and are comfortable challenging yourself and your team to improve their ways of working

  • Experience with continuous delivery and automated testing

  • Comfort with relational and unstructured data repositories is a plus. Specifically, some knowledge with SQL, Oracle, Cosmos DB

  • Knowledge of modern development practices and the development lifecycle with experience using Scrum, Kanban, Lean or other agile methodologies

  • Values the success of the team over personal objectives

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal as well as experience with MS Teams

LSAC actively seeks to foster greater levels of diversity in our workforce and in our pipeline of future leaders. We are committed to attract and retain candidates who have a passion for their work and encourage all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, LGBTQ, and individuals with a disability, to apply. LSAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: LSAC0227

External Company Name: Law School Admission Council

External Company URL: www.lsac.org

Street: 662 Penn Street

Remote work arrangements will be considered for this position: Yes