Oct 11, 2019

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 stakeholders to design and implement solutions involving code development, database, and infrastructure design, software integration, and software deployment pipeline
  • Provide estimates for the implementation of solutions in accordance with scrum best practices
  • Ensure high-quality software solutions using automation across all areas of software development including testing, deployment, and monitoring/alerting
  • Enhance release processes to ensure the ability to release software robustly, transparently and continuously
  • Assist in maintaining the team’s CI/CD tools for automated deployments
  • Support systems and solutions by troubleshooting, identifying and fixing production issues
  • Design and document software, processes, and infrastructure
  • Brainstorm for new ideas and ways to improve software and delivery
  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members on development and operations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience with an object-oriented programming language
  • 3+ years of experience working with databases
  • 3+ years of professional work experience with web technologies
  • Experience with version control systems (Git)
  • 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 Java and Python programming languages
  • 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


Software Engineer