We’re Hiring

Position Description


Develop applications that help educators

At Illuminate Education we use technology to solve difficult problems in the education field. We have one of the best SaaS solutions for K-12 education field and are looking to make it better with your help. Some of our projects consist of using data science and predictive analytics to maximize student success, district-wide class placement for students, finding ways to give teachers time with students instead of doing administrative work, and even improving parent engagement to enhance students’ holistic learning experience. If you are self-motivated with a passion for development, then we want you to help achieve our mission of promoting student and student educator success.Location
Evansville, WI (office based)Responsibilities
An ideal applicant embodies our company’s core values:

Selflessness: Willingness to step up and help when and where it’s needed.
Continuous Improvement: Consistently expand one’s skillset and help maximize the team’s potential.
Perseverance: Keep an upbeat attitude.
Relaxed: Work hard but don’t take things too seriously.
Delight: Strive to bring joy to customers at each facet of the business.
Illuminate Education’s application is built with PHP, Javascript, PostgreSQL, and SOA structure for many components. An applicant should have work experience with these technologies, or comparable equivalents. A candidate must be able to work both independently and in a team environment, and must be able to deliver under tight deadlines. The role is for a full-stack developer, though most of the work is focused on the back-end of the application.


5+ years of PHP experience
5+ years experience with SQL and constructing relational SQL databases
Experience with modern PHP Frameworks (Zend, Symfony, etc)
Experience working with Linux server environments
Working knowledge of Javascript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Familiarity with Git and GitHub as a version control tool
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or mathematics

Experience with MongoDB, Redis, or other no-SQL data solutions
Angular, VueJS, or other front-end framework
Atlassian Jira and Scrum methodology
Service Oriented Architecture design principles and implementations
To apply

Interested candidates should send an email describing why they think they'd be a great addition to our team, as well as a resume to careers@illuminateed.net.

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Work Anywhere

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Great Benefits

As part of the eduCLIMBER/Illuminate team, we offer great benefits!  From 401k, great health plans, remote work and flexible hours, we know that work is only a part of the formula that makes you a great team member.  Our team loves working here, find out why!

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