Data Engineer

Dev · Clifton, New Jersey
Department Dev
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Would you like to join a rapidly growing and successful company?

Do you want to be a part of a team where customers say things like:

“I am amazed by how innovative this product is!”


Headquartered in Clifton, NJ, ClassLink is a leading education technology company serving schools around the world.

ClassLink empowers 16 million students and staff with instant access to a library of 6,000+ single sign-on apps from in the classroom or at home.

ClassLink Analytics provides essential usage data, so instructors can measure engagement and leaders can make informed purchasing and training decisions.

ClassLink Roster Server and OneSync use automation and open standards to make rostering and provisioning easier, more secure, and less time-consuming.

 We are looking for a Data Engineer to work with our team to create award winning solutions for our clients.

ClassLink develops and maintains a wide assortment of independent products and to increase our speed and quality we are developing our own internal platform/framework. This role will be a key part of our architecture team and will focus on setting standards across the entire organization and helping develop a platform that makes testing and security across all of our products seamless.  As we refine the platform, this role will also work closely with all of the different teams to help them leverage the platform and to identify opportunities to extend the platform as features are developed in different projects

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have at least 3 years of professional software engineering experience.
  • You are a self-starter, who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • You want to own the entire lifecycle for the components you build whether they are features or products


  • Build and write effective APIs and Applications that support the digital services ClassLink delivers 
  • Use unit and integration testing to ensure systems meet business needs
  • Ship software that impacts the lives of millions of Americans
  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design
  • Write technical documentation
  • Work with data scientists and analysts to improve software

Required skills/competencies:

  • Understanding of the fundamental technologies of the web: HTTP, SSL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JSON
  • Strong understanding and experience with the S.E.A.N. stack - SQL, Express, Angular, Node.js
  • Experience in database performance tuning, query optimization and monitoring of MySQL databases is required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience developing consumer-facing web applications, services, and APIs
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, in particular EC2, S3, and RDS a plus
  • Experience and understanding of agile methodologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field.
  • Focus on efficiency, user experience, and process improvement.
  • Excellent project and time management skills.
  • Strong problem solving and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or with a group.
  • Proficient spelling, grammar, and communication skills

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

We are a team of passionate people striving to help improve classroom learning.
We do this by making and delivering great products.
We also like to have fun along the way.

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world;
indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

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