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Software Engineer

Remote , Work from Home , United States

About Us

Shorelight is reinventing the international education experience for both students and universities. In partnership with leading U.S. institutions, we build innovative degree programs—whether on campus or cloud-based, in the United States or students’ home countries—that help students thrive and create a new generation of successful, globally-minded alumni.

Job Overview

The Software Engineer supports the development and delivery of Web-based applications, Salesforce extensions, and integration of third-party tools into Shorelight’s ecosystem. The person in this role will be working across the full stack (HTML5/CSS3, React.js/Redux, Node.js, Java, SFDC), leveraging the latest technologies to deliver top-notch technical solutions that excite our customers.

 Essential Functions

  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, and support technical solutions across the full-stack of development tools and technologies.
  • Work closely with Product Management to understand end-user requirements and translate them into high-quality, timely deliverables.
  • Participate in peer code reviews, knowledge sharing, and assist other engineers in their work.
  • Continuously improve software engineering practices and standards.
  • Explore and evaluate new and emerging software tools and technologies. Bring fresh ideas that can benefit the project.
  • Comply with Shorelight Written Information Security Policy, and all other Shorelight Information Security Policies and Procedures. Promptly report any security events, incidents or weaknesses to Shorelight Security.
  • Take responsibility for any Shorelight assets assigned to you.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in computer science or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing cloud-based, high-availability applications utilizing JavaScript, Java, and related frameworks and technologies.
  • Proficiency with client-side JavaScript frameworks (preferably React.js/Redux).
  • Experience designing RESTful APIs using Microservices architecture, and middle tier coding in Node.js and/or Java.
  • Familiarity with SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and/or NoSQL databases (MongoDB, ElasticSearch).
  • Experience delivering products using Agile development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban).
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills and strong attention to details.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Eligible to work and travel in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with DevOps tooling for development (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes) is a plus.
  • Understanding of web application security concepts is highly advantageous.

Application Process

To apply for this position, please visit the Shorelight Careers page to submit an application with a resume and cover letter.

Background Check Required – Identity, Education, Criminal

Shorelight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.