Sr Software Engineer

| Wayne, PA, USA
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Location Requirements: This role is Hybrid to one of our offices: Austin, Wayne, or Naperville.

Senior Software Engineer Frontline Central

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to participate in the agile development scrum team designing, building, testing, deploying, and supporting elegant, scalable and reliable software solutions for our customers. This is a fast-paced and exciting role that provides opportunities to work on a wide array of projects.

This role reports to the Engineering Manager and works closely with Engineering, Architecture, Product, Customer Success, SassIO and Strategic Partners to deliver solutions that simplify the daily work life of the front line of education.


  • Demonstrate the ability to acquire new skills and techniques and apply them within assigned engineering tasks
  • Perform analysis and troubleshooting of complex software constructs
  • Participate in defining coding standard practices and procedures for adoption by the team and technology organization
  • Lead the research, design, and development efforts of moderately complex software components
  • Construct unit tests over complex algorithms to ensure a high degree of quality in code
  • Receive direction and coaching from more experienced engineers and mentor less experienced engineers
  • Collaborate with other engineers on the team and across the technology organization
  • Participate in reviewing and providing feedback on complex code algorithms
  • Author complex technical documentation and design sketches at a feature level
  • Provide high level estimates at an epic level
  • Participate in functional requirements review with Product Owner
  • Able to recognize and adjust when a task is becoming a time-sink
  • Help others see that quality is critical to the success of a project
  • Encourage the team to stay focused and on track moving towards the team sprint commitment
  • Ask probing/clarifying questions during a discussion to ensure all ideas are vetted
  • Represent the team in cross-functional meetings
  • Respectfully identifies potential "trouble spots" with other's ideas during discussions


  • Bachelor's degree incomputer science or related field
  • Essential:
    • 5+ years of experience in C# Software Development using .NET frameworks (4.5+, Core).
    • Experience with design and development of REST APIs and Single-Page Applications (SPAs) for multi-tenant SaaS solutions.
    • Working knowledge of relational databases like PostgreSQL and NoSQL databases like MongoDB or DynamoDB.
    • Experience with AWS cloud services including EC2, IAM, S3, Lambda, SQS, Cloudwatch, and CDK.
    • Experience with event bus or messaging platforms like Kafka or Kinesis.
    • Ability to analyze, debug, and resolve production issues using debugging tools and log analysis techniques.
    • Proficient in Git and GitHub for version control.
    • Understanding of Agile methodologies, preferably Scrum.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Preferred:
    • Familiarity with DevOps principles, practices, and tools like TeamCity, Octopus, or Codefresh.
    • Experience with container development using Docker and Kubernetes.

Frontline Education is a pioneer of school administration software purpose-built for K-12 districts. We provide innovative, connected solutions for student and special programs, business operations, and human capital management with powerful data and analytics to empower educators and administrators. We earn the trust of K-12 leaders across the U.S. by serving as a consistently high-performing, forthright partner of school districts through every dimension of the company.

We're a group of unique and talented individuals that love what we do. We've been lucky enough to land jobs with a rapidly growing tech company that supports an appreciative and friendly customer base. We work hard to make our customers happy, but we like to have a good time in the process. We are a company that strives to think in terms of "we" instead of "me." We believe in the philosophy of servant leadership and that it's all about putting others first. We also value the balance between family and work.

Frontline embraces diversity, equity, and inclusivity. We are intentionally building a workplace that respects, supports, and values the identities of all our employees. We believe this to be foundational in developing a strong community in our company. Frontline Education is an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The perks of being a Frontliner:

Frontline offers a competitive compensation package including a base salary, rewarding bonus structure, 401k match, and unlimited PTO! Our company growth has created a promising environment for career advancement and rewarding challenges. We offer a tuition reimbursement program for eligible college credit coursework available to employees depending on their status and length of employment.

More Information on Frontline Education
Frontline Education operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chicago, Illinois . Frontline Education was founded in 1998. It has 954 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at Frontline Education, click here.
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