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ASSISTments Programmer
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Jan. 10, 2019
Title ASSISTments Programmer
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Information Technology

ASSISTments Programmer


Computer Science I

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

An Entry-level programmer on the team building the next generation of ASSISTments: a free, web-based intelligent tutoring system and research platform. Used daily by thousands of students, ASSISTments improves education through scientific research.


As a member of the core development team, the Programmer works closely with two full-time engineers and an extended team of undergraduate and graduate students. The Programmer specifies, designs, and builds software modules that support currently funded and proposed research, producing reusable components and services that extend ASSISTments' features.

  • Experience with Spring
  • Developing and debugging web applications using AJAX, Angular, Bootstrap, GWT, JSON, JQuery, and JSP
  • Experience with REST APIs
  • Experience using Eclipse
  • Experience using Tomcat
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience creating User Interface mockups

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI

WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.


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