brightwheel Remote (Brazil) Contract

Our Mission and Opportunity
Early education is one of the greatest determinants of childhood outcomes, is a must for working families, and has a lasting social and economic impact. Brightwheel’s vision is to enable high quality early education for every child — by giving teachers meaningfully more time with students each day, engaging parents in the development of their kids, and supporting the small businesses that make up the backbone of the $175 billion early education market. Brightwheel is the most loved technology brand in early education globally, trusted by thousands of educators and millions of families.
Our Team
We are a fully remote team with employees across every time zone in the US. Our team is passionate, talented, and customer-focused. Our exceptional investor group includes Addition, Bessemer Venture Partners, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GGV Capital, Lowercase Capital, Emerson Collective, and Mark Cuban. 
We believe that everyone—from our employees to the students, teachers, and administrators we serve— should be given the opportunity to learn and thrive, whatever their background may be. We celebrate diversity in all forms because it allows our team and the communities we serve to reach their full potential and do their best work.
Our Culture
We challenge ourselves every day to improve quality of life—from our employees to the students, teachers, and administrators we serve. We care deeply about how our work enriches our customers now and scales for the future.
We are owners and see our work through. We are growth-minded, we iterate, and we seek to continuously improve. We are pragmatic, and we root decisions in data, logic, and intuition. Yet we value speed and a strong bias for action. We lean into collaboration, assume the best from everyone, and welcome differing opinions. We have audacious goals with a can-do attitude, break down walls to get stuff done, and are resourceful in order to accomplish more with less.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop software solutions for complex product engineering projects towards a business goal; ship software that matters to our customers and to our company
  • Improve engineering velocity by developing and driving adoption of our core component library; speed building new apps and standardizing our visual language across different projects
  • Help modernize our frontend architecture to ensure it is scalable, reliable, responsive, and maintainable
  • Drive sound, data-driven decision-making; analyze data insights to uncover opportunities to build a frontend that powers a best-in-class user experience
  • Implement excellence in engineering process and culture within your team
  • Collaborate with product, design, and engineering teams effectively and with empathy; promote technical learning within your team
  • Work in a full-stack pod and have the opportunity to utilize, and gain exposure to, technology across our stack
  • Interview and evaluate engineering candidate technical capabilities to help grow our engineering team

Qualifications: Technical Skills

  • You are good at software design, and you write high quality code in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • You are proficient with modern JavaScript frameworks like React, Vue.js, and Angular
  • You are skilled at contributing to component libraries that developers love to use to build out their apps, while ensuring consistency with standards
  • You have experience working with RESTful web services, and you build upon best practices for reliability and performance 
  • You have experience shipping high performance applications in AWS  or equivalent

Qualifications: Essential People Skills

  • You make pragmatic technology choices at work and make time to learn in your slack time whenever appropriate
  • You don’t build science projects
  • You care deeply about your work and are aware of how your attitude affects those around you; it’s obvious you’re having fun with your work and peers
  • You are humble enough to use frameworks and technologies that aren’t your favorite but won’t have a materially negative impact; you strive to improve velocity with new frameworks and technologies
  • You experiment with many different types of development and project methodologies and have a healthy appreciation for what works; you drive engineering process and culture improvements
  • You focus on clear and concise communication because you understand it’s the biggest responsibility of your job as an engineer
  • You love to learn from your peers