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Scholastic Associate Software Engineer in New York, New York

Job Description:


Join Scholastic's technology team as an Associate Software Engineer, helping to build the next generation of Scholastic software and systems that reach teachers, students, and parents across the world. Scholastic is seeking candidates to develop, deliver, and manage the lifecycle of new and existing software applications. This candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary team of closely aligned business units to manage the full software development life cycle. Desirable candidates will have a strong desire to learn and solve intriguing business problems.


  • Building, testing and deploying enhancements to existing software and infrastructure

  • Working closely with domain teams on a variety of new and existing projects

  • Participating actively in the Agile development process as part of a dynamic project team

  • Learning and practicing engineering best practice


About Scholastic

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized solutions to support children's learning both at school and at home. The Company also makes quality, affordable books available to all children through school-based book clubs and book fairs. With a 100+ year history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to "Open a World of Possible" for all children. Learn more at .

About the Associate Program

Scholastic’s Technology Associate Program is designed to identify, train, and promote the next generation of leaders. Each new-hire class receives comprehensive training and is quickly given responsibility to deliver on business goals using industry-leading tools, partners, and technology – all while working in an agile, iterative model that emphasizes collaboration, transparency, and goal-oriented development.



Graduation date in Fall of 2021 or Spring/Summer of 2022

  • Understanding of data structures and algorithms

  • Understanding of programming languages like Java, JavaScript, Python, C++ Understanding of Agile methodologies and industry standard software development lifecycle

  • Experience using software development and testing tools

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience with relational or NoSQL data platforms like MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB

  • Knowledge of version control systems and workflow (Git)

  • Understanding of service oriented architecture concepts

  • Familiarity with Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) concepts

  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, Angular/React

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services

Time Type:

Full time

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Job Family Group:

Information Technology

Location Region/State:

New York

EEO Statement:

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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