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Senior Full Stack Engineer

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $131,000 - $189,000

💻 Software Engineering

🗓️ March 26th, 2024

Early Childhood React Ruby On Rails
Our Mission and Opportunity

Early education is one of the greatest determinants of childhood outcomes, is a must for working families, and has a lasting social and economic impact. Brightwheel’s vision is to enable high quality early education for every child — by giving teachers meaningfully more time with students each day, engaging parents in the development of their kids, and supporting the small businesses that make up the backbone of the $175 billion early education market. Brightwheel is the most loved technology brand in early education globally, trusted by thousands of educators and millions of families.

Our Team

We are a fully remote team with employees across every time zone in the US. Our team is passionate, talented, and customer-focused. Our exceptional investor group includes Addition, Bessemer Venture Partners, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GGV Capital, Lowercase Capital, Emerson Collective, and Mark Cuban. 

We believe that everyone—from our employees to the students, teachers, and administrators we serve— should be given the opportunity to learn and thrive, whatever their background may be. We celebrate diversity in all forms because it allows our team and the communities we serve to reach their full potential and do their best work.

Who You Are

Brightwheel is seeking a Sr. Full-Stack Engineer to join the Staff & Payroll pod.

We are seeking a Senior Full-Stack Engineer who is well-rounded technically with expertise in frontend development. And who is passionate about the positive impact their code can make in people's lives. Brightwheel engineers work closely with Product and design, as well as with other areas of the business to deliver a platform that meets our teachers’ & school administrators’ biggest needs.

Every engineer at Brightwheel is afforded a high degree of ownership and autonomy. We are a lean, fast-moving team and value individuals who can optimize for being impactful while considering both technical and business drivers.

What You’ll Do

  • Work alongside Product and Design to scope and implement new features or product lines to allow Early Childhood Education center administrators better manage, empower, and compensate their staff.
  • Be a steward of quality, scalability, security, and performance. You'll work with other engineers to ensure that we have a solid foundation that serves our customers, and enables the team to continue building a great product. 
  • Design and implement new software systems, or introduce new technologies, as appropriate to support brightwheel’s growth.
  • Share knowledge and expertise across the engineering team

Qualifications, Skills, & Abilities

  • 5+ years of professional experience, preferably in dynamic companies/teams
  • Expertise with React
  • Proficiency in both contributing to and designing APIs
  • Preferred experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Expertise at writing automated tests (unit/integration/functional)
  • Bonus for experience with React testing library and cypress
  • Experience with package management
  • Experience with state design for large react applications

$131,000 - $189,000 a year

Brightwheel is committed to internal pay equity and offers a competitive compensation package, including base salary, equity, and benefits. Our benefits package includes premium medical, dental, and vision benefits, generous paid parental leave, a flexible paid time off policy, a monthly wellness and productivity stipend, and a Learning & Development stipend.

For cash compensation, brightwheel sets standard ranges for all roles based on function, level, and geographic location, benchmarked against similar-stage growth companies. Multiple factors determine final offer amounts, including geographic location, candidate experience, and expertise. If you have questions about the compensation band for your region, please ask your recruiter.

Brightwheel is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.