Packback is looking for a Full Stack Software Developer to help support our mission of awakening and fueling the lifelong curiosity in every student. As a software engineer at Packback, you will be working on every aspect of our web-based platform.
Our engineering team is a collaborative organization in which our team members have transparency into the business challenges and initiatives. Our Engineers work alongside Product to solve problems, using each of their unique perspectives to develop simple, elegant and student-focused solutions.
In this role, you will be involved with taking business problems/opportunities and carrying them through to performant, sustainable solutions for both our internal and external customers. You will build features that empower students and professors to have a better learning experience, as well as creating tooling to enable our internal teams.
Providing feedback to other engineering team members, pairing, and actively seeking out knowledge to improve our team knowledge-base overall are considered key job duties.
Why You Should Work at Packback
We’re looking for somebody who is excited to work on both our backend and frontend codebases. To succeed, you should have:
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Job Details & Benefits
Competitive Benefits: Our salary ranges are competitive, and have clear expectations for professional growth. We offer full health insurance; option for dental, vision, and life; Short-term disability insurance, a 401k, and an unlimited vacation policy.
A culture that you can be proud to build: We work hard at building an inclusive culture of curiosity and continuous learning at Packback, where every voice matters and can make an enormous impact on the business. As with any role at Packback, being a good steward of our values, and using them to inform decisions and communication is essential.
A company that invests in you and your family: Packback offers 6 weeks fully paid, gender non-specific extended leave policy (for either parent welcoming a new child through birth or adoption, to care for a family member in need, or for bereavement).
Work-life balance: We have a lovely office located conveniently in the Loop, close to CTA lines and Metra, and offer the opportunity to work from home 2 to 3 days per week
What does Packback do?
Packback exists to awaken and fuel the lifelong curiosity in every student. We are a social learning platform powered by a proprietary A.I. that college professors use to help their students fall in love with the subject matter, drive personalized learning, and most importantly, quantify and improve student critical thinking skills.
Our commitment to diversity
Working in the Education Technology space, Packback believes it is an ethical necessity for us to work to build a diverse and inclusive team, to help us better consider the needs of our diverse audience of students with a wide range of educational backgrounds and educational needs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.