Sr. Software Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30328 | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 06/28/2018 Job ID: 50382 Industry: Java Developer

Position: Senior Software Engineer  
The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for joining a product team and contributing to the software design, software development, and overall product lifecycle for a product that our users love. The engineering process is highly collaborative. Sr. Software Engineers are expected to pair on a daily basis as they work through user stories and support products as they evolve. In addition, Sr. Software Engineers may be involved in product configuration, performance tuning and testing as well as production monitoring. 
 As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will be able to operate independently, though typically will work as part of a team with varying skillsets to create, support, and deploy production applications.
•    Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions 
•    Works with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testable 
•    Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases 
•    Writes custom code or scripts to do “destructive testing” to ensure adequate resiliency in production 
•    Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs 
•    Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively
•    Fields questions from other product teams or support teams 
•    Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams 
•    Provides application support for software running in production 
•    Proactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for products 
•    Proactively reviews the Performance and Capacity of all aspects of production: code, infrastructure, data, and message processing
•    Participates in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice) 
•    Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
Minimum Qualifications:
•    Experience in an object oriented programming language (preferably Java) 
•    Must be legally permitted to work in the United States
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1-3 years
Preferred Qualifications:
•    1-3 years of relevant work experience 
•     Experience in a modern scripting language (preferably Python) 
•    Experience in a modern web application framework such as Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, and Node.js 
•    Experience in a front-end technology and framework such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, and JQuery 
•    Experience in writing SQL queries against a relational database 
•    Experience in a version control system (preferably Git) 
•    Experience in a Linux or Unix based environment 
•    Exposure to a CI/CD toolchain 
•    Exposure to destructive testing methodologies and tools 
•    Exposure to a cloud computing platform and the associated automation patterns they provide 
•    Exposure to production systems design including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance, Efficiency, and Security 
•    Exposure to defensive coding practices and patterns for high-availability 
•    Exposure to a NoSQL database 
•    Exposure to query optimization and troubleshooting 
•    Exposure to effective data modeling within both SQL and NoSQL databases 
•    Understanding of modern microservice-based architectures and methodologies 
•    Exposure to 12-factor methodology and its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members 
•    Exposure to REST and effective web service design
•    Experience in cloud based development
•    Experience with Microservices based development


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