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What you’ll be doing...
We are looking for an experienced back-end Senior Software Engineer with strong technical and communication skills who will take ownership and mentor junior/intermediate engineers by example.
Develop technology solutions to meet business needs, while modernizing and transforming current products and applications.
Take a high level requirement and breaking it into smaller, more manageable pieces.
Mentor and coach other developers associated with projects, including front-end developers, back-end developers, and quality assurance engineers.
Contribute towards the creation of intuitive, robust, and reusable user interfaces using modern frameworks.
Design, develop, and test services/API to ensure high code quality through automated unit and functional testing.
Ensure adequate documentation is prepared.
Follow and implement industry best-practices in application development and reuse, while applying Lean/Agile methodologies.
Work with the operations team to promote code to production and ensure excellent performance and reliability.
Implement the ongoing maintenance of the applications, as 2nd tier, in a support role.
Oversee, lead, and coach junior/intermediate developers on software engineering practices, code quality, and OO design.
Continuously improve the services/API code, finding ways to simplify and refactor.
Identify flaws and weaknesses in existing code and suggest or create ways for improvement.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or technical diploma or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Previous experience working in an Agile development team.
Experience with continuous integration tools set and hands on experience with testing frameworks.
Extensive working knowledge of the Linux command line (bonus if it’s with Fedora/CentOS/RedHat).
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
Knowledge of Amazon AWS EC2, ELB, and S3.
Experience using and possibly designing relational databases (bonus for MySQL knowledge).
A deep understanding of SOLID principles and how to effectively apply them.