As a Senior Software Engineer you will join our Front End Platform team in building out technology and tooling that is foundational to our product. You will support other teams in achieving their goals with flexible, centralized solutions with just enough optimization for the current need. At the same time you will be a strong advocate for our overarching technology goals and standards across the broader software engineering team, while also continually improving your areas of ownership. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will partner closely with Engineering, Product Management and Data Systems to identify and refine problems, propose and build solutions, and document and promote usage.
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One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.