Junior Software Developer

Who We Are:

Embrace® provides software solutions to over 1,100 school districts across eight states, enabling educators to spend less time on paperwork, and more time where it matters - in the classroom. We are committed to providing high quality, easy-to-use software for managing IEP and 504 plans, documenting intervention plans, monitoring services and reimbursement, and evaluating staff.


Embrace is looking for a Junior Software Developer to join our agile software development team. In this role, you will collaborate with other developers to maintain and expand our web application. Part of these responsibilities include writing and debugging code, so we are looking for applicants familiar with PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. You must have excellent problem solving skills, be self-motivated, and flexible. This position offers the ability to learn from senior members of the team and advance your career with a growing company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work on fixing minor bugs
  • Work on creating system forms
  • Work on feature development projects
  • Maintain documentation
  • Attend daily/weekly developer meetings
  • Collaborate with other developers to design, build, and maintain applications
  • Use JIRA to prioritize and plan daily/ weekly workload


  • 1+ years experience writing code in PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • 1+ years experience using SQL to update and retrieve data
  • Excellent online communication skills
  • Able to work independently, as part of a team, or under direction of management

Beneficial, but not Required

  • Experience with git or SVN version control
  • Experience working with object oriented programming and ORM’s
  • Experience with AWS products
  • Experience with twitter bootstrap or other grid based layouts
  • Familiarity with MVC frameworks
  • Familiarity with JIRA

Embrace Benefits:

  • 100% company paid health, vision, dental, and disability insurance for employee
  • 401k with 4% employer-contribution
  • Monthly internet stipend
  • Generous PTO with yearly roll over of unused days
  • Hybrid work environment 
  • Company provided equipment

We are eager to learn more about you and your experiences, so even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We want to meet people who can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who "check all the boxes".

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