Company Overview

Abl’s dynamic school scheduling platform makes it easy to design and manage the daily life of your school. Our simple, cloud-based tools work alongside your student information system and eliminate the need for spreadsheets, magnet boards, and stacks of papers.

Our first product is a next-generation Master Scheduler that simplifies and streamlines the entire master scheduling process. Developed in collaboration with secondary schools from around the country, Abl’s Master Scheduler is a smart, flexible platform that enables school leaders to quickly visualize tradeoffs and meet the unique needs of every student and teacher.

We are seeking a Staff Frontend Engineer to join our team and help build products that support our mission. We are growing quickly and there is a lot to do! Your contributions will have a meaningful impact on our company.

Qualifications

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React, Backbone, Angular etc.
  • You should have a great feel for user experience and an eye for beautiful designs
  • Bring a deep understanding of best practices in design, optimization, interaction, and usability
  • Continual learning of emerging technologies/industry trends
  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques

Your Impact

  • Work collaboratively with the Product and Design team to understand the experiences and pain points of schools, teachers, and students
  • Define and build compelling new products and exciting new features that give educators insights that will enable them to optimize how they use their resources
  • Use your extensive knowledge of front-end technologies to build high-quality designs that are scalable
  • Manage code review, increase performance, and communicate best front-end engineering practices
  • Create a first of its kind interface that will progress K-12 schools and their communities

Company Culture

Abl employees all share a passion for revolutionizing education through school design, whether or not they have prior experience working in the field. We value diversity of background and thought. We strive to create a safe and supportive environment where trust, communication, creativity, and humility are valued as highly as technical skills. We believe shared ownership builds a more resilient company, and we tackle hard problems, together. If that sounds like your dream work environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

A Note to Candidates:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

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