At DeansList, we build exceptional software that empowers schools and educators to be successful. Our SaaS platform streamlines day-to-day school operations to improve productivity and increase transparency - so every educator has the actionable info they need to help every student succeed.
Our clients include many of the most innovative schools in underserved communities, mission-driven to closing the Achievement Gap. We focus beyond academics and build tools that make it easy to build strong relationships with families, reduce absenteeism, and create a positive, joyful school culture. We are as passionate about helping schools and students as the educators we serve are and we pride ourselves on going above and beyond to support their constantly-evolving needs.
DeansList is a portfolio company of Imagine K12 (YC Education). Our team is a close-knit group of former educators and technologists passionate about helping students and educators succeed.
As the next member of a small but growing engineering team, you'll report directly to our CEO and will help shape our roadmap and expansion. You'll get to work on everything from developing new features, adding enhancements, troubleshooting bugs and directly supporting clients with technical issues.
In addition to being deep in the code, we're looking for someone who is ready and eager be a leader of our dev team. You'll be joining us during an exciting period of expansion and you'll help recruit new team members and oversee their work.
We're big believers in Dan McKinley's "Choose Boring Technology" ideology. We believe innovation happens faster when we use proven tools we know well and try to utilize our "innovation tokens" strategically. Our core application's stack is PHP (no framework) + Vanilla JS and React on the front end. We run additional services for things like crons and our GraphQL API on Node and Laravel and our mobile apps are built in React Native. We support integrations with lots of third-party systems for everything form telephony support, Slack messaging and connectivity with lots of other edtech platforms.
Below are some of the things we're looking for in an ideal candidate. However, anyone who is passionate about our mission and thinks they can help make DeansList better is encouraged to apply.
DeansList is an equal opportunity employer. As a company whose product affects the education of over 100,000 students of color, it’s imperative we build a team that is reflective of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from BIPOC (Black; Indigenous; People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the industry, across color, religion, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity. For more information on diversity, equity and inclusion at DeansList, please view our statement on [https://www.deanslistsoftware.com/about#why-equity] (Why Equity Matters) to our work.
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