Position: Sr. Software Engineer

Location: Remote



At Edovo, our mission is to help everyone connected to incarceration build better lives. We’ve created a secure digital platform to expand education behind bars, reduce recidivism and to support the vocational, rehabilitation and communication needs of the 2.2 million people in jails and prisons. Users have access to thousands of hours of self-guided learning materials. Upon release, our learners have the option to continue their progress on the outside. Edovo offers courses in subjects ranging from basic literacy and GED to career exploration and cognitive behavioral therapy. We’re also building tools to keep people in touch with jobs, social services, friends, and family. Our team is committed to supporting opportunities for justice-involved people.


The Sr. Software Engineer at Edovo is responsible for designing, developing, testing, implementing, and supporting technical solutions across the technology stack.

  • Lead development of one or more components of Edovo’s software ecosystem while working as part of a cross-functional team.

  • Work full-stack in a rich client web application.

  • Care for our systems by building automated test suites, monitoring, and alerting.

  • Consider how upcoming growth will impact our systems

  • Design, build, and refine our internal tooling pipeline.

  • Continually refine our learning platform to empower incarcerated individuals to find, chart, and stay on a path of personal progression.

  • Build tools and portals that help our educational partners easily deliver content to the incarcerated and view analytics of how that content is used.

  • Create tools that enable our internal teams and correctional staff to serve thousands of users across hundreds of facilities.

  • Scaling our systems as we grow to hundreds of thousands of devices.


  • 5+ years experience working in modern full-stack web-application development.

  • Experience working with back-end systems serving tens of thousands of users concurrently (we use a lightweight Java MVC framework).

  • Experience building rich client web applications in Javascript (we use React).

  • Experience with HTML/CSS.

  • Experience with sustainable engineering practices such as automated testing, continuous deployment, and monitoring / alerting.

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail oriented

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