"Preparing both students and teachers for Writing, Reading and Critical Thinking in the Common Core Era."
AcademicMerit, based in Portland, Maine, is a developer of an award-winning suite of online professional-development, assessment, instruction, and learning solutions—solely focused on literacy in grades 6-12—that provides schools with a much-needed bridge from simply being informed about the Common Core State Standards to actually implementing them.
As Front-End Lead, you will have the opportunity to engage in full-stack development, visualization, user analytics, distributed systems, Docker container-based services and machine learning algorithms. Your work will constantly be driven by end-user-focused development to increase learning efficacy and user engagement using data and usability. You will also have ample opportunity to refactor, reimplement and drive innovation. In the end, you will have the final responsibility of delivering high-quality software that is well-tested for the end users’ needs.
We respect people who continuously improve, learn and take pride in delivering software products that people would love to use. You will work closely with the design team, stakeholders and CTO to deliver welldefined front-end components that integrate with back-end services. We build with ReactJS, APIs in Python, Git, Webpack, NPM variety of data stores, continuous integration, AWS, Selenium, Browserstack, Docker — and we’re always open to speeding up our development process and scaling our system.