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A scalable software platform for all budgets.

Recruit students, help parents stay connected, and empower your staff to easily update content with premium communications products and tools.

Award-winning designers bringing your school to life online.

Schools love how Finalsite finds what makes them unique and translates that into an authentic digital experience.

School marketing experts at your service.

Schools turn to Finalsite's consultants for their decades of experience developing and executing a digital marketing strategy.

Improve School-to-Home Communications with Password-protected Portals.

Portals provide a safe and secure place for your community to access information that's just for them on every device.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall

A best-of-breed approach to give you the "all in one" solution you need.

We focus on the critical function of marketing and communication, while leveraging relationships and integrations with 70+ partners to provide a more seamless experience between the school and your constituents.

A team of 200, Finalsite has been serving schools worldwide for 20 years.

Our business has been for and about schools since the beginning, which is why 95% of clients stay with us year over year.

Save Time and Enhance Data Integrity

Our secure integrations with popular SIS providers mean you can replace timely manual data uploads with our automatic transfers for a seamless solution.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall
Senior Web Application Developer

Position Summary

Finalsite, a leading provider of school website solutions and services, is seeking energetic, motivated, and team-oriented application developers to build, enhance and maintain our comprehensive web-based software solutions. Want to contribute to the education sector using the latest web technologies? Utilize agile and test driven development methodologies? Learn a new language or two and gain exposure to both front and back-end coding in a heavily used web software product that schools rely on every day? Come join our Dev crew in our Glastonbury, CT office. You will be challenged to expand your knowledge base and hone your web programming skills in a friendly, fun, and fast-paced environment.

Positions are open, and salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits package available.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of a cross-functional team to develop new web-based modules using Ruby, Rails, Backbone.js, and PostgreSQL, using RSpec and Jasmine to write unit tests.
  • Enhance existing web-based components using ColdFusion, MS SQL, MongoDB, and Javascript.
  • Successfully interact with product owners, quality assurance testers, other developers, and system architect on a daily basis to produce high quality results in a timely fashion.
  • Remain current on web development techniques.
  • Suggest new tools and methods to improve development efficiency.
  • Career growth opportunities available.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

  • Bachelors degree in a related field (Computer Science, Software Engineering, etc.).
  • 5+ years experience developing web applications using Ruby on Rails. We will consider exceptional candidates with experience on other Web Application frameworks
  • Detail-oriented with ability to learn and apply new technical concepts quickly.
  • Experience with client side development with JavaScript. JQuery and Backbone.js is an added plus.
  • Experience or Knowledge with Test Driven Development is a plus. RSPEC and Jasmine are preferred
  • Working knowledge of CSS, HTML, and Object-oriented programming.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL required.
  • Experience with version control (GIT) software helpful.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
  • Organizational ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple projects and shifting priorities.
  • Natural collaborator and communicator with a sense of humor who prefers developing in a team environment.
  • The ability to work independently and within a cross-functional team environment.

This position is located in Glastonbury, CT

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