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Software Development Engineer

Are you an experienced software engineer passionate about building scalable, enterprise-level systems? We are looking for a Software Development Engineer to play a key role in building next generation tools and solutions. In addition to technical expertise, you will invest time to understand the needs of the business, the data behind it, and how to transform information into technical solutions that allow the business to take action. Ideal candidates will have expertise with all phases of the web application development life cycle and in building models that scale over time while balancing accuracy, flexibility, and speed.

 

 

In This Role You Will:

Write high-quality, efficient, testable code in Java and other object-oriented languages.

Build highly available, secure, distributed systems in microservices, container, and distributed cluster-compute architectures.

Collaborate with some of the best engineers in the industry to work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing.

Own and operate the systems that you build based on real-time customer data and demanding service-level agreements.

Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing, operations, and process improvement as a member of a Scrum team.

Play an instrumental role in defining the system architecture, own and implement specific components, and help shape the overall user experience.

You must insist on the highest standards for quality, maintainability, security, and performance as you will ensure that engineering best practices are followed and that software is designed to be highly available, dynamically scalable, and resilient to continuity threats. You should be able to thrive in an ever-changing entrepreneurial environment and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. You are a person with a commitment to team work and who enjoys working on cutting edge technology, is customer obsessed, and thrives on the challenge of building something new that will eventually operate at world-wide scale.

The right candidate will have a strong system delivery background, a well-rounded technical background in current web and object-oriented technologies, and demonstrated experience working on medium-to-large projects.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in design and development of data driven, highly scalable web applications with rich user interface in distributed cloud computing environment
  • 5+ years of one or more core programming language (Java, C++, Ruby, JavaScript)
  • 2+ years of using a modern JavaScript framework and libraries such React, Angular, D3, Vue

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Computer Science or relevant technical discipline (or equivalent experience):

  • Experience with both front-end interfaces and back end systems.
  • Object Oriented Design and familiarity with application and database programming.
  • Experience with Agile (SCRUM, RUP, XP), OO modeling, web services, UNIX, middleware, database and data mining systems.
  • Experience with building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.
  • Experience with big data technologies (MapReduce, Spark, Hbase, HIVE, PIG)
  • Strong knowledge of one or more scripting language (Python, Perl)

 

  • Delivered one or more production web applications (500+ users) using a modern JavaScript framework (React, Angular, Backbone, Ember, Meteor)
  • Experience using software version control tools (Git, Jenkins, Apache Subversion, Mercurial)
  • Experience in setting up application monitoring solutions (ELK, CloudWatch, Kinesis Analytics, etc.)
  • Ability to handle multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies and building compelling web applications
  • Work well in teams, respecting ideas from teammates, business partners, and technical experts
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, and drive to get things done
  • Experience with web technologies and techniques (HTML5, CSS, AJAX)
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering software projects using Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs and product strategy
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for full stack software development life cycle; including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, monitoring and operations
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior software engineers in all aspects of their engineering skill-sets

 

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