Sr. Front-End Engineer at Abl Schools

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Abl Schools

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Smart, flexible school scheduling

Job title
Sr. Front-End Engineer
Job listing last updated at
Jul 29, 2020
Job listing location
San Francisco
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Job description

Company Overview

Abl’s dynamic school scheduling platform makes it easy to design and manage the daily life of your school. Our simple, cloud-based tools work alongside your student information system and eliminate the need for spreadsheets, magnet boards, and stacks of papers.

Our first product is a next-generation Master Scheduler that simplifies and streamlines the entire master scheduling process. Developed in collaboration with secondary schools from around the country, Abl’s Master Scheduler is a smart, flexible platform that enables school leaders to quickly visualize tradeoffs and meet the unique needs of every student and teacher.

We are seeking a Front-End Software Engineer to join our team and help build products that support our mission. We are growing quickly and there is a lot to do! Your contributions will have a meaningful impact on our company.


  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React, Backbone, Angular etc.
  • You should have a great feel for user experience and an eye for beautiful designs
  • Bring a deep understanding of best practices in design, optimization, interaction, and usability
  • Continual learning of emerging technologies/industry trends
  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques

Your Impact

  • Work collaboratively with the Product and Design team to understand the experiences and pain points of schools, teachers, and students
  • Define and build compelling new products and exciting new features that give educators insights that will enable them to optimize how they use their resources
  • Use your extensive knowledge of front-end technologies to build high-quality designs that are scalable
  • Manage code review, increase performance, and communicate best front-end engineering practices
  • Create a first of its kind interface that will progress K-12 schools and their communities

Company Culture

Abl employees all share a passion for revolutionizing education through school design, whether or not they have prior experience working in the field. We value diversity of background and thought. We strive to create a safe and supportive environment where trust, communication, creativity, and humility are valued as highly as technical skills. We believe shared ownership builds a more resilient company, and we tackle hard problems, together. If that sounds like your dream work environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

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