Lightspeed Systems is looking for a Senior GO / Javascript Software Engineer

    Do you love solving problems, collaborating with dedicated colleagues, and changing the world for the better? Our development team is growing and we’re looking for multiple software engineers to help us build our suite of award-winning solutions. You will get to work on cutting-edge tech that’s making a real difference. Our software developers are not just coders. They are problem-solvers who… work closely with QA, product, and other departments to find out-of-the-box solutions to the challenges customers face. As a GO, JavaScript Developer on our team, you will have the opportunity to design, build, test, maintain, and have a direct and meaningful impact on the roadmap of the digital platform.


    • Collaborate with developers, product managers and others to iterate on the design and implementation of software solutions
    • Coordinate with developers and members of other teams when necessary
    • Assist in the development of software that will be installed and managed on numerous customer devices
    • Review code and identify areas of improvement for future consideration
    • Keep up with emerging technologies and how they may be utilized
    • Work with modern libraries and tooling


    • 5+ years of experience developing software using GO and JavaScript
    • Experience writing, creating and maintaining chrome based browser extensions
    • Experience with Chrome Browser V3 manifest
    • Strong skillset writing performant, scalable software solutions processing a high volume of requests
    • Solid understanding of goroutines and the use of mutexes to synchronize data access
    • Experience using contexts, managing timeouts, and cancelling long-running tasks for maximum efficiency
    • Strong debugging skills and bug tracking in complex code
    • Ability to analyze log files and pinpoint issues in the software running at remote customer sites
    • Ability to provide effective solutions to problems in a timely manner for quick turnaround
    • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
    • General understanding of TCP/IP networking
    • Experience working with TCP and UDP client and server sockets and network programming
    • Experience interacting with REST APIs and exchanging data in JSON format
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Self-starter with strong initiative, quality deliverable and ability to work under pressure
    • Business-minded approach to time, costs, and deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment


    • Experience working with cloud infrastructure such as AWS or Azure
    • Experience using other languages a plus
    • Experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies
    • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, team player and good interpersonal skills


    For over 20 years, Lightspeed Systems® has been a leader in the ever-changing landscape of K-12 learning technology. Lightspeed Systems works with tens of thousands of schools to maximize the safety, mobility, and effectiveness of their students’ learning experience. Every device can be covered with the most effective web filter, student safety monitor, classroom management software, device management tool, and analytics program available. Learn more at

    We love our employees, and we show it. A sneak peek into our BENEFITS & PERKS include:

    • Health-- Medical, dental and vision insurance with healthy company contribution toward premiums. Lightspeed kicks cash into your HSA if you participate our HDHP.
    • Wellness-- Paid parental leave. Healthy holiday and PTO policy, including Christmas to New Year’s Day break.
    • Retirement-- 401(k) matching up to 6%
    • Other -- Work from where it makes sense. Pet insurance.


    If “work from where it makes sense” includes being onsite for you some or all the time, you will LOVE being at the ranch. Our uniquely Lightspeed (and totally Texas) corporate headquarters has everything Lightspeeders need to get the job done – and a whole lot more.

    • 15,000 sq. ft. of open work area, offices, and huddle rooms
    • A private chef serving up lunch Tuesday through Thursday every week
    • A state-of-the-art fitness center (with outfitted locker rooms)
    • Physical therapist onsite regularly
    • Indoor and outdoor casual collaboration spots
    • Pet-friendly office environment
    • A golf simulator, go-carts, shuffleboard, corn hole, and MORE fun

    All within 31 sprawling acres of Live Oak trees that foster a natural habitat for local wildlife. It is not uncommon to be greeted daily by whitetail deer. (Maybe it wants to join your meeting