Description

About Digital Promise Global 
Digital Promise Global is a nonprofit organization working to spur innovation in education. By working with educators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and leading thinkers, Digital Promise Global leverages technology, taps into research, and shares powerful stories to improve the opportunity to learn around the world. This work supports people’s development of learner agency, and their ability to operate in a global context. Digital Promise Global works in collaboration with Digital Promise and is a fast-paced, growing, entrepreneurial organization that values and rewards performance, collaboration, and innovation.

About the Initiatives

  • The Learning Studios support a global network of 60+ schools to launch experiential and maker learning centers.
  • The 360 Filmmakers Challenge supports high school teachers to engage their students in creating virtual reality stories about their communities.
  • The Maker Promise is a national network of K-12 schools actively engaged in developing and sharing maker education best practices.

About the Position
Digital Promise Global is looking for an enthusiastic Software Developer with experience building dynamic websites using full-stack JavaScript. The developer will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Learning Positioning Systems web app, which provides tools and resources for ed-tech product developers and educators to incorporate powerful research into their work. The developer will also have the opportunity help shape the product and the strategy behind it.

Skills and responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Write high-quality JavaScript for front- and back-end purposes
  • Write high-quality CSS and HTML
  • Oversee the stability and up-time of the LPS web app using the command line and AWS tools
  • Help develop architectural solutions to new and existing challenges
  • Contribute to product decision-making to improve the LPS web app
  • Investigate and resolve bugs
  • Develop unit tests to help ensure code quality

Details

  • Location:
    Redwood City
    ,
    CA
  • Salary: , Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience
  • Deadline: n/a

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

Qualifications
The preferred candidate will hold a technical degree and have:

  • At least 1 year experience in web development using full-stack JavaScript
  • Expertise in JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Familiarity with Angular 2 and TypeScript
  • Familiarity with the command line
  • Experience with AWS products and tools
  • Experience with a version control system (e.g. Git)
  • Experience with React and/or D3.js is a plus
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage competing tasks, deadlines, requirements, and decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A passion for education, a team mentality, creativity, and a positive “can-do” “yes-and” spirit.

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