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Software Engineer


PowerSchool | R&D

Job Responsibilities:

  • This role is responsible for the following activities:
  • Collaborate with product managers, functional lead, and other configuration staff to define best configuration approach
  • Collaborate with system administrators and product managers to map business processes to Power School special education relational database design, documents, reports and workflows.
  • Establish document templates and section templates for various federal, state, and local forms
  • Integrate Power School special education with other systems using systems integration techniques (data and security).
  • Configure system and template security
  • Resolve issues identified during testing including user acceptance testing
  • Deploy, manage, and promote configured documents/reports to various environments
  • Make minor adjustments to documents/reports based on end-user feedback during evaluation period
  • Provide administrative support to project work stream

Expected Performance Goals:

  • Perform overall configuration of PowerSchool Special Education for various state systems
  • Contribute to the profitability of the business.
  • Provide assigned level 2 support.

Skills & Requirements

Required Education/Experience: 

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related field, and two years of technical work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of working experiences
  • Must possess a high level of comfort with the Windows operating system (experience with Macintosh OS a plus)
  • Must possess strong relational database skills and have a working knowledge of SQL queries (joins, sub-queries, etc)
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft SQL Server Studio Manager
  • Must have ability to design documents using HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Must be well versed with create HTML and CSS (not using a WYSIWYG editor)
  • Must have a working knowledge of programming/scripting (e.g. JavaScript)
  • Must have a working knowledge of systems integration (data and security integration)
  • Have familiarity with business process workflows is a plus
  • Have familiarity with Active Directory is a plus
  • Have familiarity with AWS (Amazon Web Services) or Microsoft Azure is a plus
  • Familiarity with Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to learn technical concepts quickly
  • Ability to provide technical and help desk support
  • Must be personable and polite to customers under all circumstances
  • Have problem solving skills and troubleshooting skills
  • Have good time management and documentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both clients and staff
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Ability to identify district needs and translate them into potential sales opportunities
  • Have good organizational skills, and attention to details