Senior Software Developer

Job Locations US-TX-Frisco
ID 2019-1064
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


Meritize is an education lender that uses an individual’s academic, military and work achievements to enhance credit evaluation and expand funding for skills-based education. The company’s proprietary merit-based lending program goes beyond traditional underwriting to leverage individual academic and experiential data, resulting in increased access to educational funding and improved outcomes. The Meritize platform promotes the growth and development of skills-based careers on behalf of students, educators and employers through innovative funding solutions, skills building programs and career success services. 


About You


You have a passion for high-quality, reliable and maintainable code. You’re comfortable working side by side with product managers, designers, and other developers, making decisions together in order to quickly deliver valuable working software to our users. You’re agile and retrospective, and not afraid to identify what we’re doing wrong so we can fix it, and what we're doing right so we can improve on it. Above all, you judge your success by the success of your team and the happiness of our users.


We are actively expanding our software design and development practice and looking for talented individuals to join the team.


If you are looking to work alongside a team of highly energetic, passionate and driven people, then this opportunity may be for you. Reporting to VP, Head of Development, here are the required skills/experience:

  • 5+ years of full-stack Software Development experience in a variety of object-oriented programming languages/technologies (i.e. Java, React, etc.)
  • Empathy and strong communication skills
  • Training, mentoring and up-skilling developers
  • Interest in a pair-programming environment
  • Passionate about growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems
  • Practical knowledge of a variety of agile methodologies
  • BA/BS in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience

Desired Skills/Experience


The following skills/experience is strongly desired:

  • Building and deploying cloud-based enterprise software in a continuous delivery environment
  • Leading a product or development team
  • Advanced type systems, functional programming and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience in developing and deploying applications on AWS
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field


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