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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

The Advisory Board Company Washington, DC

Company
The Advisory Board Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
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AJE Ref #
576026874
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Associate Software Engineer; EAB (Full Time, Starting Summer 2017)

Number:
JO-1608-10026

Location:
Washington, DC

Job Categories:
Technology and Engineering

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ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER, EAB (FULL TIME STARTING SUMMER 2017) *LI
EAB Performance Technologies
The Advisory Board Company
www.eab.com

Are you focused on success* We are, too. EAB builds software to make students, teachers, staff, and schools more successful. We want them to graduate quicker, advise better, and dream bigger. And we want you to help us. Come tackle technical challenges like designing industry-leading mobile and desktop apps, maintaining scale and security, and launching new products. Be part of success.

Current opportunities are in our Washington, DC office.

WHAT YOU\'LL BE DOING:
- Working with product managers and other stakeholders to get clarification on business requirements and then implementing solutions including code development and database design
- Ensuring high quality solutions by implementing unit tests and supporting the creation and design of integration, load and user acceptance tests
- Support operations by identifying, researching and resolving performance and production issue

MUST HAVES:
- Education: Bachelor's Degree in technical field
- Development experience with at least one programming language, including C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, PHP, F#, Scala
- Ability to work with engineers and product management teams in requirements definition, design, and development of software products

EVEN BETTER:
- Experience with design and development of database applications using ORM frameworks and SQL
- Experience working with large volumes of data
- Software design experience leveraging object-oriented patterns, SOLID, TDD, and other modern software engineering principles
- Hands-on experience developing web applications using HTML/CSS/JavaScript
- Knowledge of developing scalable and performant applications
- Flexibility to work across a variety of software-related disciplines: solution design, agile development, unit testing, refactoring, and build/deployment automation

ABOUT EDUCATION ADVISORY BOARD
EAB is a best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology, and services to improve the performance of 1,100+ educational institutions. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., EAB forges and finds the best new ideas and proven practices from its network of thousands of leaders, then customizes and hardwires them into every level of member organizations, creating enduring value. For more information, visit www.eab.com.

We are a workplace that...
Values and celebrates diversity of experience, culture, and opinion
Is committed to creating an inclusive environment to enhance our collective experience
Promotes a supportive community through staff-led affinity groups, events, and education

OUR CULTURE & VALUES:
We think Forbes said it best: Making the world a better place is what The Advisory Board Company is all about. We have a unique culture where employees are told to avoid after work emails, encouraged to take 10 hours per month of paid leave for community service, and are expected to add surplus value in every interaction with a member or colleague.

Over the past thirty years, we have developed a distinctive corporate culture based on our values and principles. We award, promote, and praise based on individual performance, capabilities, and ambition. We provide ways for staff to share their time, talent, and passions in the community. We reward innovation and foster a collaborative environment. We have a performance-driven staff and peers that challenge one another in the workplace. And we want free-thinkers, agile speakers, witty writers, and team players to join the firm at Advisory Board, your ideas are heard and your contributions matter.

PERKS (A FEW OF MANY):
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- 20+ days paid time off and 10+ paid company holidays
- Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
- Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
- Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
- Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.


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The Advisory Board Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.