About eMetric

Overview

eMetric is a provider of K-12 web-based assessment and reporting solutions as well as psychometric services for school districts, state education agencies, and testing organizations. Our innovative solutions combine our educational, statistical, and technical expertise.

eMetric is committed to making an impact on K-12 education by creating innovative solutions that are powerful and easy to use, and that are highly flexible to meet the needs of a wide spectrum of users.

Company Background

eMetric was founded in 2000 by Dr. Huixing Tang, a renowned psychometrician, and is located in San Antonio, TX. Over the past several years, eMetric has provided online reporting and assessment services for multiple states, including Connecticut, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Alaska, Nevada, and Florida. Additionally, in partnership with the nation's major test publishers, eMetric developed a series of online reporting products for their norm-referenced assessments.

Portfolio

Working with our partners, eMetric's solutions and technologies are adopted by hundreds of school districts nationwide and deployed statewide in multiple states to drive accountability and business intelligence and/or online high stakes assessment.

What our customers are saying:

“Thank you for the continued improvements to this resource! With tools like this, assessment DOES guide instruction.”
—Mary A Klinger, Lower Dauphin School District, PA
“We have, for the first time, teachers using data at their desktops. This alone has made a world of difference in the way the entire district operates on a daily basis.”
—Chris Brand, Fairfield Public Schools, CT
“The first usable tool—user friendly—easy to navigate.”
—Denise Martin, Albert Gallatin Area, PA
“This site is going to make the School Improvement Plan much easier.”
—Deb Carr, Hazleton Area School District, PA
“This is great!...This will help to make the numbers ‘real’ for teachers and parents.”
—Gerard W Rosolie, Solanco High School, PA
“eMetric has been wonderful to work with.”
—Peggy Corazza, Alaska Department of Education & Early Development

Careers

eMetric is a growing web application service provider for K-12 education based in San Antonio, TX. We are always interested in motivated, creative individuals who possess knowledge and experience in the areas related to web-based applications, statistics and/or K-12 education. eMetric offers competitive salaries and full medical and dental benefits. All applicants must be willing to relocate to the location of the position.

Click on a position below to read its description. Please send resumes and any job related inquiries to jobs@emetric.net with the position title(s) in the SUBJECT line.

Front End Software Engineer

Overview
  • Title: Front End Software Engineer
  • Location: San Antonio, TX

We are currently looking for a front end software engineer to work on our Business Intelligence and online assessment tools. We offer a dynamic and team-oriented environment with ample opportunities for significant individual contributions to our products.

Requirements
  • Solid understanding of Browser internals and aspects related to rendering, performance and security
  • Solid understanding of HTTP, Forms, AJAX and large scale/high volume web applications
  • In depth understanding of evolving HTML5 standards, such as Web Storage (Offline Storage, Session Storage, Indexed DB, etc.), Canvas and 2D API, New Elements and Attributes, Web Sockets and Web Workers
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript using frameworks like jQuery
  • Good taste for design and solid understanding of CSS3 (Layouts, Selectors, and Animations etc.) and evolving frameworks such as WebGL
  • Experience in development of both server side and client side controls
  • Experience with Rich Client technologies such as Flash/Flex/AIR, Silverlight and JavaFX is a plus
  • Innovative approaches to solving problems and not afraid to experiment
  • Strong attention to detail and pride for UI design and development down to the pixel level
A Small Assignment:

Develop an on screen ‘Ruler’ with Inches on one side and Centimeters on the other. The ruler should be:

  • 50% transparent
  • Draggable
  • Be visible when placed on top of other elements on the page (images, etc.)
  • Able to toggle between measurement (inches vs. centimeters) using subtle animation

The Ruler should be developed using web standards (HTML5 and CSS3) and images without requiring any additional browser plugins. Ideally, the ruler should vector based and allow custom scaling without losing visual fidelity.

Senior Database Developer

eMetric is a San Antonio based web application service provider for K-12 education. We are currently looking for a Sr. Database Developer to work on a cutting edge assessment platform. We offer a dynamic and team-oriented environment with ample opportunities for significant individual contributions to our products.

The Database Developer is responsible for developing and maintaining large scale and mission critical databases that are secure, reliable and scalable. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented and demonstrate a consistent approach to problem solving and analysis. Ability to work diligently (results orientated) to achieve goals, meet quality controls and deadlines. Successful candidate must have strong drive to continually improve reliability and performance.

Requirements
  • 3-5 years of experience in design, development and maintenance of large scale database projects.
  • Expert knowledge of SQL Server 2008 environments for designing and developing databases.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft .NET framework and C# is preferred.
  • Experience with other database platforms (Oracle, MySQL etc.) is optional.
  • Exposure to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and web services is desirable.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree in a related field is required.
  • Familiarity with K-12 data warehousing and analytics is preferred.
  • Familiarity with emerging approaches to data management such as Hadoop and NoSQL platforms.
Responsibilities
  • Create and maintain SSIS packages using BIDS.
  • Use query plans to analyze queries and improve query performance.
  • Work with other developers to come up with optimal database solutions that cater to the application requirements.
  • Work with application developers to design, develop and debug queries and stored procedures.
  • Create, maintain and execute SQL Server jobs.
  • Maintain several databases in SQL Server 2008.
  • Create and manage user logins and permissions on per database basis.
  • Deploy and update databases on production environments using database deployment tools.
  • Help transition databases from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2012.

Contact

You may contact eMetric with any inquiries regarding our business or our products via the destinations below.

For More Information:info@emetric.net
Toll-free:(877) 829-7769
Address: eMetric, LLC
211 N Loop 1604 E
Suite 170
San Antonio, TX 78232
For Support: support@emetric.net