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Full-Stack Software Engineer (Remote)

Company: Questar Assessment Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Full-Stack Software Engineer

Location: Remote

It was recently announced that our Questar team will be joining forces with NWEA's state division in early 2022, see the press release here



We are excited to join forces in the mission of partnering to help all kids learn. Learn how this role can make a difference in the work we do with K-12 assessments!

Bridging learning and accountability - we put children at the center of our assessments. Focused to the art and science of the educational assessment, a rewarding career awaits your skills to help us deliver valuable customer solutions through innovative technology.

Interested in helping to modernize K-12 educational assessments with innovative technology?

The Software Engineer is a mid-level full-stack developer working on Questar's multi-platform code bases. You will be implementing new features, maintaining existing code and refactoring existing code across the breadth of products used both internally and customer facing at Questar Assessment, Inc.

Questar's code base primarily includes some Amazon Web Services (Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS, API Gateways), ASP.NET Restful APIs, JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS3, HTML5, Polymer and Electron. All code is currently under source control using Git repositories.

This is the opportunity to advance your engineering experience and be involved with the transformation and modernization of our Test Delivery system. As such, you will be able to contribute to the future architecture of our product, become involved with its development while also continuing to support the existing product.


  • Code-review and working with a team of other developers
  • Work one-on-one and in small groups to collaborate on requirement or code
  • Develop code to support online testing to students across the nation
  • Develop clean code that utilizes proven design pattern in a test-driven development environment
  • Enforce and adhere to Questar's Gitflow source control policies
  • Assist with and support product releases and hotfix.
  • During live production activities respond to client support and customer service requests with solutions in collaboration with company Leaders
  • Work with Infrastructure teams to trouble-shoot and solve issues
  • Provide clear and consistent communication around solutions and timelines to client-facing program management teams

    • 3+ years of full-stack software development work experience required as outlined below:
      • Experience with AWS utilizing services such as S3, SNS, SQS, Lambdas, API Gateways or comparable experience with Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform serverless services.
      • Back-End experience with ASP.Net, .Net Core, C# required.
      • Front-End experience working with modern web frameworks (Angular, React or Vue), web components, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript/Typescript.
      • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, or equivalent work experience
      • Ability to write clean standardized code that performs optimally
      • Experience with offshore development teams a plus
      • Experience with Agile methodologies

        Other Requirements:
        • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.
        • Remote based employees may be requested to occasionally travel to a Questar office for meetings or team building events

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Keywords: Questar Assessment Inc., Portland , Full-Stack Software Engineer (Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Portland, Maine

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