Democracy Prep Public School network is seeking a Software Developer who will be an extraordinary addition to our growing Data Strategy and Insights team, ensuring that we are meeting the network’s long-term data needs and strategic priorities. The Software Developer will be a self-motivated, data-savvy individual who is passionate about working for an organization that is trying to change the world.
Who you are
A champion for data-driven decision making
A web development guru with expertise in manipulation of large datasets
A bona fide techie with knowledge of several programming/query languages and data processing software
A college graduate with 1-3 years of experience supporting application development
A do-gooder who is committed to the mission and core values of Democracy Prep and has an interest in the education landscape
A highly organized, detail - and solutions- oriented quick learner, able to work with patience and grace with a variety of people, and thrive under pressure
What you will do
Design, architect, develop, scale, and improve our data systems
Build strong working relationships with CMO and school operations staff to support and troubleshoot data systems
Ensure consistent implementation of data systems and procedures across schools
Assist the rest of the data team in fulfilling data requests and providing excellent customer service
Continuously improve processes to ensure quality data inputs and outputs
Support the development of new tools that empower the network, teachers, and campus leaders to use data more effectively
What we are looking for:
BS in Computer Science or related field
2+ years of meaningful relevant work experience
Strong computer science knowledge, including software design patterns
Experience in Software Development Lifecycle and its activities
Experience with the software development including implementing designs and validating implementations against the original requirements
Diagnose and debug issues in production environments
Knowledge of cloud big data services and technologies
Google scripts experience a plus
Democracy Prep staff members are provided with a competitive salary, full benefits, and a working environment that includes all the necessary technology and resources to succeed.
Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
Democracy Prep Public Schools is requiring vaccination against COVID-19 for all NY employees. All new hires joining a Democracy Prep New York Charter School must have at minimum the first dose of the vaccine and a scheduled appointment for a second appointment (for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines) in order to start employment at Democracy Prep. Proof of both must be submitted before the new hire begins employment.