Oct 11, 2019

Senior Software Engineer

  • EAB
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time Back End Software Engineer

Job Description

The Role in Brief

Are you focused on success? We are, too. EAB builds software to make students, teachers, staff, and schools more successful. We want them to graduate quicker, advise better, and dream bigger. And we want you to help us. Come tackle technical challenges like designing industry-leading apps, maintaining scale and security, and launching new products. Be part of success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with development managers, product managers, and other stakeholders to get clarification on business requirements and then implement solutions including code development and design
  • Ensure high-quality solutions by implementing unit tests and supporting the creation and design of integration, load and user acceptance tests
  • Support operations by identifying, researching and resolving performance and production issues
  • Aid in the development of solutions that support consistent information architecture, taxonomies, visual standards, interaction patterns, and use cases across multiple applications
  • Collaborate with the development team and product managers to enhance existing marketing products and develop new products
  • Document and communicate progress on design and code for team members
  • Mentor and guide associate engineers on tasks and small projects

 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 5+ years of professional Java development experience
  • 5+ years of experience working with databases
  • 5+ years of professional work experience with web technologies
  • Experience with version control systems (Git, SVN)
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Experience with cloud and serverless technologies
  • Experience with scripting and/or infrastructure automation
  • Experience working in a successful Agile Scrum environment
  • Ability to learn new and work successfully with different technologies
  • Up-to-date on the latest industry trends, able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and committed to team success
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills 

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience with Python programming language
  • Associate level AWS certification and experience with AWS technologies
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment where engineers write, test, deploy, and support code and infrastructure
  • Experience with Unix shell scripting
  • Experience with REST APIs and JSON


Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive benefits package.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Generous PTO
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy


Senior Software Engineer