Overview

You’ll be contributing to all levels of the stack: designing front-end user experience, implementing back-end APIs, and enhancing continuous deployment and system monitoring on AWS. You’ll also be involved in all stages of the product development process: from conducting user interviews with teachers and administrators to educating our Partnerships and Success teams about new product features.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new or enhance existing features across the stack, from user interface to backend API and data model
  • Perform customer development interviews with educators and administrators to better understand their needs and get feedback on new features and designs
  • Contribute to enhancing our DevOps and system administration/monitoring capabilities
  • Manage and analyze user and site analytics
  • Collaborate and participate in strategic initiatives that impact the entire organization across sales, marketing, content, and professional services

Required Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years software development experience
  • Built a full-stack web application from front to back
  • You love to code, learn the latest technologies and have projects you are tinkering on for fun
  • Have experience with Go, Ruby, and Javascript
  • Passion for tackling the most challenging issues in K-12 education
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – you’re not here to just execute; challenge us and inspire us and make this your company too
  • A sense of humor

Desired Skills & Experience

  • MongoDB
  • Deployed and managed AWS EC2 instances
  • Client-side Javascript MVC (e.g. AngularJS
  • Rapid prototyping/sketching tools (e.g. InVision)

Perks of Working at Goalbook

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Small team culture and true ownership of work. Your ideas matter
  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A truly motivated, passionate, talented and fun team. We’re collectively interested in helping you grow in your career
  • Open vacation policy: Take PTO and work from home as needed
  • Sweet office in downtown San Mateo near Caltrain with a bottomless supply of snacks, drinks and good times
  • H-1B / Green Card sponsorship available

Contact

Reach out to Daniel Jhin Yoo at jobs@goalbookapp.com and provide a cover letter, resume, LinkedIn, and how you heard about us. This position is for our San Mateo office and cannot be based remotely.

** Please note if you are a recruiting agency or headhunter, please do not message us as you will be considered spam. **

About Goalbook

Are you looking for your next challenge where you have a pivotal role in a small company? We may be what you’re looking for. At Goalbook, we empower teachers to transform instruction for all students through our best-in-class resources and research-based professional development. We partner with more than 275 districts in 43 states. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an early-stage company that is developing innovative solutions to address deeply-embedded societal challenges.

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