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Software Engineer

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Fully Remote


Software Engineer II - Front-End (React)

The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking a mid-career Software Engineer to join our team in building the next generation of our educational products and systems.

Were looking for a React Developer who can collaborate with product owners, designers, and engineering team members on the design, planning, development, and testing of our product. In addition, youll contribute to identifying ways to make our product performant, reliable, and consistent for our users.

This position will operate within the Product Division. The Product Division is responsible for instantiating all aspects of AOEUs digital presence. We value data-driven decision-making, customer-centric design, and a growth-oriented mindset.


Structured as a remote, full-time, salary, exempt position. This position reports to the Manager of Software Engineering.

The Details

  • Translate high-level functional and business requirements into technical requirements

  • Develop and implement highly responsive user interface components

  • Use React (TSX/JSX) to design and develop reusable components

  • Use React (TSX/JSX) to develop application workflows

  • Troubleshoot and debug issues

  • Develop and implement front-end architecture to support user interface concepts

  • Monitor and improve front-end performance

  • Balance short-term needs with long-term objectives

  • Thinks about what could go wrong and how we can mitigate the risk

  • Identifies blocking issues and ways to continue making forward progress

  • Collaborates with both internal, and partner development teams

  • Helps define requirements



While we have identified specific requirements for this role, we acknowledge that not all candidates may possess every requirement listed. We encourage applicants who believe they possess the necessary skills and experience to apply, regardless of whether they meet each requirement to the fullest extent.

  • 3-5+ years of experience building web-based user interfaces in production environments.

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, and the React.js framework

  • Strong knowledge of Jest and Cypress (or similar) testing frameworks

  • Demonstrable experience using Next.js, and Node.js

  • Experience integrating with APIs in web-based products

  • Experience discussing the way a team works and the value the team delivers to our users and the organization

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Interest in continuing to learn new technologies and willingness to integrate those into our product

  • Experience in Docker and docker-compose

  • Open-source mindset

  • Excellent understanding of Relational Databases (particularly PostgreSQL)

  • Strong understanding of networking fundamentals, deployment strategies, security, and other DevOps concepts

  • Experience with user interface design and willingness to collaborate with our designers on a great solution

  • Experience in an agile environment

  • Able to work collaboratively with team members to identify and evaluate changes to team processes

  • Able to identify and suggest alternative solutions to meet short-term and long-term goals

  • Experience using data to make decisions and evaluate options

  • Experience with Nginx a plus


  • Ability to view computer screens for significant periods of time. The Art of Education University is an online university therefore 95-98% of ones time will be on or using technology.

  • Ability to use a laptop keyboard with accuracy.

  • Ability to hear at normal levels and through electronic devices such as laptops, earbuds, phones, and the like.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience and market. We encourage you to discuss your compensation requirements early in the process.

Applicants residing in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Cincinnati, Maryland, Nevada, Rhode Island, New York, Jersey City, or Washington may reach out to our Team & Culture Manager, Joleen Buttjer ( for compensation details.

  • Health, dental, and vision plans with 100% premium coverage for individual employees, employer HSA contribution, and no waiting period (effective 1st month after hire)

  • 401K plan with 4% match, no waiting or vesting period

  • Unlimited self-managed PTO (15+ days/year encouraged)

  • All federal holidays off + an end-of-year holiday shutdown

  • Monthly mobile, internet, or coworking space stipend

  • $600 home office equipment stipend

  • Fully remote, flexible schedule

  • 8+ weeks paid parental leave

  • Lifelong Learning Fund for professional development and educational reimbursement

  • Free product access (1 FLEX/PRO license to use or gift, plus free AOEU grad courses)

The Process

For most roles, the process is as follows:

  • Step 1: ~30-minute phone interview with hiring manager

  • Step 2: Round 2 packet & Interview

    • Given that this role works remotely, we want to see how you would work through some of the daily tasks, responsibilities, and challenges you might come across through a day-in-the-life. You will be given a prompt and be asked to complete to guide a ~1 hour follow-up Zoom interview with 1-2 stakeholders. The intention is for you to get a sense of the role and give us an opportunity to see your skills in action. Your answers will not be used for any other purposes beyond evaluating your candidacy for this role, as it's important for both of us to get a glimpse of how you would handle a day-in-the-life of this role.

  • Step 3: Follow up interview

    • For certain managerial or high-collaboration roles, you may be asked to participate in a final Zoom interview.

We look forward to reviewing your application! Thank you for your interest in opportunities with AOEU.

Please contact with any questions.

The Art of Education University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. The Art of Education University will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, color, national origin/ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Art of Education University is a participant of E-Verify.

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