Panorama Education: Senior Software Engineer
109 Kingston St., 5th Fl
Boston, MA 02111

Employee Testimonials

About Panorama:

Panorama Education, based in Boston, is a fast-growing technology startup focused on radically improving education. Today, 900 school systems serving ten million students have adopted the Panorama platform as paying customers, including New York City, Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Dallas, and Nashville. School systems turn to Panorama to ensure that each child is getting the support they need, so that more students succeed in school, graduate, and go on to college. Panorama helps educators monitor how students are doing across academics, attendance, behavior, and college readiness, and then coordinate action to support each child. Panoramas platform also helps educators collect data about non-academic factors that are key to each childs success in school and in life, such as social-emotional skills, safety, teacher-student relationships, and family engagement. Panorama has raised $45 million from Emerson Collective, YCombinator, Spark Capital, Owl Ventures, SoftTech, and Mark Zuckerberg.

Our engineers are changing history way beyond git rebase -i. The engineering team is involved in every step of the product cycle, working closely with many other teams (and our users!) to brainstorm and build solutions to educations toughest problems. Sure, we have strong technical chops, but we make sure to constantly challenge ourselves and grow. From lunchtime guest talks and weekly book clubs to hackathons and open-source projects (both in the office and outside it), we try to improve ourselves as we help schools around the world do the same.

In this role, you will:

  • Work on fascinating and challenging problems, like:
    • Learning recommendation engines that correlate educator data with community-generated content.
    • Optical mark recognition infrastructure capable of processing millions of sheets of paper per day.
    • Novel data visualizations that uncover insights from school districts dizzying variety of data sets.
  • Design, write, test, review, debug, deploy, and occasionally be frustrated by code.
  • Never put developer ease or convenience over making a difference to the millions of students we serve.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Loves to learn and be challenged.
  • Is a strong coder in any language (we primarily use Ruby and JavaScript, but its okay if you haventsee the previous bullet point).
  • Has significant experience with web app development and deploymentUnix and testing and uptime, oh my!
  • Is a great communicator and collaborator. Were a close-knit team! Check out our blog: http://engineering.panoramaed.com/

Panorama Education is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive company because we serve students, educators and families from tremendously diverse backgrounds and identities across the country; weve seen how our product and impact are strengthened the more we reflect that diversity. In addition, we have found (and we believe the research) that diverse teams are higher-performing, and we embrace the varied perspectives that our team members share with each other. As such, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Jacob Evelyn
Software Engineer

I love working at Panorama Education because... I get to see the human side of engineering work. We're solving hard technical problems, but not to show more ads to people who don't want them—we're solving hard problems to make people's lives better. Period. Getting to talk to educators and see the impact of the work we do is what gets me excited for work every single day.

Sarah Robinson
Product Manager

I love working at Panorama Education because... we truly lead with our mission. When we consider a new feature for a product, we do not ask, "Will this lead more people to buy our product?" We ask, "Will this help educators improve students' outcomes?"

Stephen Eckenrode
Software Engineer

I love working at Panorama Education because... I get to help build products that really make a difference in the schools we work with.  It’s really cool to be able to come to work, solve hard problems, and see the effect we have at the end of the day.

Mitch Peabody
Lead Software Engineer

I love working at Panorama Education because... the engineering culture is thoughtfully deliberate about delivering high quality products that meaningfully impact the lives of students.