Software Answers Named One of Ohio’s Best Places to Work

Cleveland, OH – June, 2017 — Software Answers, Inc., provider of ProgressBook, a K-12 student information and learning management platform, today announced that it has earned a spot on the list of Best Employers in Ohio, for the 6th year in a row.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Ohio, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. Created by the Ohio SHRM State Council and Best Companies Group. the 2017 Best Employers in Ohio list is made up of 34 companies.

“We are proud to be recognized as one of Ohio’s Best Employers for the 6th consecutive year, said Paul Chaffee, CEO of Software Answers. “Our ability to attract and retain top talent directly contributes to the company’s ability to produce innovative, industry-leading solutions and build deeper, long-term customer relationships.”

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Employers in Ohio. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics, and the second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience.

“It’s gratifying to know that our employees’ experiences and feedback are at the core of this honor,” said Cindy Chaffee, Manager of Human Resources and Finance. “The fact that we have won this recognition six years in a row is a testament to the workplace culture we have been striving to build.”

Software Answers is Named Among 2017 Best Employers in Ohio

She added, “At Software Answers, we are 100% focused on providing exceptional employee offerings and creating an a fun, casual work environment that also promotes personal and professional development.”

For more information on the Best Employers in Ohio program, visit


About Software Answers, Inc.
Software Answers is a leading K-12 administrative software provider and developer of ProgressBook, a suite of applications that support student management and academic achievement. School districts of all sizes use ProgressBook to maximize resources, streamline day-to-day operations, and leverage 21st century education practices. More than 750 school districts nationwide, including 71% of Ohio school districts, rely on ProgressBook for its web-based student information management, teacher gradebook, classroom-to-home communications, special education management, assessment data analytics, learning management system (LMS), and more! For more information, visit

Senior Application Developer

Software Answers, Inc. has an opening for a Senior Application Developer.
Learn, Apply, and Grow as you enhance the software of our ProgressBook suite. Increase your technical skills while serving a higher purpose of improving learning for K-12 students. You will be immersed in the latest technologies, work with teams of impressive developers, and be challenged to develop great solutions while being in an environment that is fun, innovative and productive.

We are seeking a candidate with a solid understanding of web-based development on Microsoft technologies who also has a passion for developing quality software applications.

Job Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Location: Brecksville, OH
Travel: Minimal

Expectations of our Senior Application Developer

  • Increase product value by developing, coding, testing and debugging software applications
  • Interpreting customer requirements to improve the software applications
  • Work with others to understand and plan resolution to issues in existing software



  • Knowledge of ASP.NET Webforms ,C#, SQL ,HTML, Javascript, jQuery, MVC, VB.Net
  • Understanding of web-based applications, object oriented programming, and relational database management systems
  • Enjoy solving problems and continually learning new technologies
  • Driven to accomplish individual goals
  •  Appreciate the value of collaborating with others for ideas and timeline commitments



  • College degree or equivalent experience in a computer technology field
  • 4-10 years of technical experience


Software Answers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*Software Answers, Inc. has been awarded as on of the “Best Employers in Ohio” 6 years in a row*