Title: Full Stack Developer

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Full-Time

Reports to: Fer DeLeon, Co-Founder/Chief Product Officer

About Innovare

Innovare - Social Innovation Partners is a social enterprise founded in July 2017, focused on improving education. Our software empowers education leaders to drive continuous improvement within their sphere of influence and achieve 10X impact on students and communities. We are a bootstrapped, profitable company with 40+ customers across 4 markets, and are already impacting 800K+ students, most of which are Black, Latinx, and/or low-income. We are expanding rapidly and want you to be part of our team of educators, private sector transplants, and ex-googlers - all working together towards equity.

About the Product Team

The Product team defines the product strategy and helps education leaders become super effective. The team has launched analytics and strategy products to help align education leaders on common, data-driven goals from the district level to the individual school teacher, and across organizational departments and in networks of schools. Now, the team wants to develop the next line of products and features using cutting-edge technology in order to accelerate positive student outcomes.


•Contribute to the development of the product strategy

•Define high-quality execution plans with ambitious, but achievable goals for yourself and others

•Execute the product strategy in the form of high-quality front-end and back-end products that are technically excellent, aesthetically appealing, and easy to use

•Collaborate with Strategy and Impact teams to assess readiness to launch and ensure the success of the product post-launch

•Launch products that help education leaders and other end-users be super effective and build their capacity to lead change in a sustainable way and accelerate positive student outcomes

Minimum Qualifications

•B.S. in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

•5 years of software development experience (front-end/back-end and web/mobile apps) in a collaborative environment with an interest and ability to learn new coding languages as needed

•Experience with Scrum Methodology and any Agile Software Development Productivity Apps (JIRA, Asana, Trello, etc.)

•Experience in designing and implementing cloud services, databases, queries, analytics, and data visualization dashboards

•Trained in AI (Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing) and Blockchain technologies

Preferred Qualifications

•Social impact and/or education work or volunteer experience

•Experience with one or more of the following but not limited to Javascript, Rails, jQuery, HTML, CSS, SQL, JSON

•Trained in Tableau and Google Apps: G-Suite, GCP, Apps Script, Data Studio, Analytics

•Portfolio of applications developed with AI or Blockchain technology

•Product Management and People Management experience

•Understanding of data privacy laws and cybersecurity threats

•Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time


•Company-paid top-notch health, dental, vision, and disability Insurance (yes - it’s free for you!)

•Flexible schedule, home office days, and paid vacation

•Diverse team where you can be yourself 100% of the time and can share all of your ideas

•Ability to help us shape and scale our impact-driven, for-profit organization

Innovare is committed to and advocates for diversity and full inclusion in technology and society. Women, LGBT community members, and people of color are especially encouraged to apply. For general inquiries, please contact careers@innovaresip.com.