About the Position
We are looking for a senior front-end software engineer to help build engaging user experiences on our new platform. You will be instrumental in setting technical direction and helping decide on new ideas, as well as realizing these ideas in code in a highly collaborative environment.
We are a growing engineering team with a mission and a purpose. We work closely with the product and data teams on building our next generation platform, and value thoughtful and collaborative work that has a meaningful and positive social impact. Our team is in the midst of establishing workflows, process and technical direction and you will have a chance to help us define the future direction of our platform.
What You’ll Do
Who You Are
Working at Understood
Understood’s mission is to make a positive difference for the 70 Million plus individuals in the United States with learning and attention issues. To achieve a positive impact for the 1 in 5 individuals with learning and attention issues, our efforts require an integrated focus on five key drivers:
Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Understood for All encourages individuals of all learning styles, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds including those whose life experiences may include the challenge of access due to a disability to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to supporting this work.
Understood is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, stalking, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law or that of persons with whom that individual associates,or any other legally protected characteristics.
For additional information on learning and attention issues, including ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia, executive functioning issues, nonverbal learning disabilities, processing issues and more, please visit www.understood.org.