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JavaScript / Fullstack Web Developer for Austin, Texas

OSI Engineering, Inc. in Austin, TX 0 mi reactjs postgresql javascript

JavaScript / Fullstack Web Developer for Austin, Texas

Summary:

You will join a ground-breaking full stack team building and maintaining web applications, which manages millions of network devices from our Clients cloud.

Customers use the Clients dashboard to monitor and configure critical IT infrastructure that serves tens of millions of people every single day.

You will collaborate with firmware engineers to design, plan, and build new features for our customers. With the help of product managers and UX designers, you will construct intuitive and powerful workflows to solve important problems for IT professionals around the world.

The Dashboard teams are small, fast-moving teams striving to make our products unique in balancing their feature-rich abilities and their simplicity.

Youll be developing the tools by which our customers configure and monitor network devices all over the world.

Our full stack engineers are well versed in a wide array of CS concepts and excited to jump around languages, platforms, and all levels of the stack!

Project Details:

Creating a Security Center summarizing a customers network security events and attacker locations and highlighting actionable events

Analyzing performance bottlenecks in generating device configuration for customers with many 1000s of devices and rearchitecting this code to be scalable

Designing a firewall page that unifies across a customers security appliances, access points, and switches

Must have skillsets

  • Have built rich web UIs with Angular or Vue.JS React or similar frameworks (React/Redux is preferred)
  • Web back-end technologies like Java/Spring/NodeJS. Should be extremely strong in OOP, ORM (Ruby on Rails is preferred)
  • Can implement good database design in a relational database (we use Postgres)
  • Experience with any relational database should be fine (MySQL, SQL/NoSQL, etc.)
  • Would thrive on a small engineering team and are excited to solve open-ended problems across the stack with minimal supervision
  • 5+ years of experience in full-stack software development
  • 1+ years of experience in web development using at least one of the frameworks like React, VueJS, Angular
  • Hands-on experience in Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Linux (Mac is a plus)
  • Bachelors or Masters in CS or related

Desired skillsets:

  • Hands-on experience in React/Redux
  • Experience in RoR, RSpec or Postgres
  • An understanding of computer networking, which will help you understand the problems we work on and develop the best tools for our customers
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP, SSH, Telnet, Wireshark, HTTP/HTTPS, IPv4/IPv6

Location: Austin, Texas

Type: Contract or Fulltime

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Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack

Virta Health is the first company with a clinically-proven treatment to reverse type 2 diabetes without the use of medications or surgery. Our innovations in nutritional biochemistry, data science and digital tools combined with our clinical expertise are shifting the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. Our mission: reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.

As a Senior Full Stack engineer, you will make key contributions to the applications, tools, and workflows across the entire patient journey at Virta:

  • Creating the cross-platform experience that allows our patients to receive first-class remote care at scale

  • Building the next generation healthcare platform that allows our clinical team to serve patients 24/7

  • Streamlining the application process that makes applying for medical care as easy as creating a social media account

  • Providing the data and insights to employers and health plans that show the efficacy of the Virta Treatment using aggregate patient data in a safe, secure, and respectful way

You will have an opportunity to focus and influence direction across all levels of our stack to meet the rapidly changing needs of a growing company. You will also have the opportunity to take ownership of new and critical features central to the success of both our patients and mission.

Our current stack includes: Python, Flask, Javascript/Typescript, React, React Native, postgres, AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, Docker, Jupyter, CircleCI, Github

Responsibilities

  • Partner with product management and design to come up with features and solutions that improve the entire Virta Experience from first applicant contact to latest patient achievements

  • Code and ship complex new features in our web and mobile apps at high velocity and high quality with well-structured code

  • Coach and mentor peers to become great developers and recommend best practices and tools

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments

  • Manage performance and usage of applications in the production environment

90 Day Plan

Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the following:

  • Code and ship multiple features that involves both front-end and back-end code with complete test coverage

  • Teach and inspire other engineering team members through knowledge sharing, pair programming, and giving feedback in code reviews

  • Propose and implement one or more process/product improvements to make our engineering team even better

Requirements

  • 5+ years shipping back-end code in a high-quality production environment, with exposure to front-end development

  • Experience with data and event-based architectures (API development, SQL/NoSQL datastores, messaging queues, etc.)

  • Experience building and deploying microservices in production

  • Experience with HTML, CSS and understanding of Javascript

  • Strong communication skills with a proven history of interfacing with business-level stakeholders, both technical and non-technical alike

  • Has attention to detail, carefully crafts both tests and code

  • Loves learning and adapting to new technologies to solve core business problems.

Values-driven culture

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally

  • You have a strong sense of ownership and take initiative while empowering others to do the same

  • You prioritize positive impact over busy work

  • You have no ego and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience

  • You appreciate transparency and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information

  • You are evidence-based and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma

  • You take risks and rapidly iterate

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Full-Stack Web Developer

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Responsibilities and Opportunities

You'll be tasked with building core application features, either designing the tables and APIs to drive it or the user interface to use it (or both). Your role here will be determined by your strengths and interests. You'll be given ample opportunity to become a domain expert and owner of the systems you are most interested in.

Just as you'll be guiding the design and implementation of the product, you'll also be expected to help guide the direction of the software stack. Specifically, we're interested in migrating away from some technology choices which are no longer serving us, such as our roots in MeteorJS.

You'll also have an opportunity to learn Elixir, a new functional programming language.

Unique Technical Challenges and Opportunities

  • We're looking to bring great software practices to bear on an underrepresented market

  • The product experience must be extremely empathetic to our users

  • Since we operate in a heavily regulated space, our software must be thoroughly tested for compliance

  • Data integrity is critical, and changes must be auditable

Technical Requirements

  • Strong experience with TypeScript

  • Strong experience with SQL

  • Experience with React and single page applications

  • Experience using relational databases, especially schema design

  • Favors pragmatic functional programming

Qualities We're Looking For

  • Marathon pace engineering ideals; thinking slow to move fast

  • Comfortable working with both local and remote teams; you'll be working in an office in Denver and working with another team in Austin, TX.

  • Comfortable providing and accepting feedback

Our Stack

  • TypeScript single-page application using React, GraphQL (Apollo), and CSS modules

  • Elixir server running on Phoenix and Absinthe for the GraphQL endpoint

  • PostgreSQL database

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Full Stack Engineer

Job Description
Ambassador is looking for talented Full Stack Engineers who are interested in solving complex problems and shipping beautiful products as part of an ambitious, world-class engineering team. Ambassador engineers demand quality and efficiency, and love taking on responsibility with the freedom to make a large impact. As an Ambassador engineer you will EXECUTE WITH URGENCY by shipping code within your first week and immediately begin contributing meaningful value to the team. In a company where we THINK LONG TERM, Full Stack Engineers will receive mentorship from day one and will eventually be shaped into a mentor for future employees.

In your 1st Month you will…
· Practice disciplined software engineering (automated testing, code reviews, and writing clean, pragmatic code).
· Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship extraordinary products.
· Be flexible, grow, and learn fast in a fun yet professional startup environment.

In your 3rd Month you will…
· CHOOSE COMRADERY by working closely with our UI/UX designer to help create innovative solutions that ensure advanced functionality, cutting-edge performance, and high reliability.
· Begin participating in code reviews, project meetings, and design discussions.
· Develop technical skills in order to write more complex code.
· Design and build scalable services and drive major architecture implementations.
· Rapidly iterate to improve performance and incorporate user feedback and insights.
· Design and build fast and usable interfaces and tools on top of various APIs.

In your 6th Month you will…
· Begin writing tech specs.
· Continue to write complex code, while enhancing your capabilities.
· OWN IT by designing products from start to finish.

Desired Skills & Expertise
· Able to operate across more than one discipline between front-end and back-end.
· Familiarity with several programming languages, frameworks, and architectures with significant experience in at least one. Our stack includes but is not limited to Python, Django Rest Framework, Tornado, Celery, Redis, Postgres, React, Redux, ES6+, Webpack, Sass, ImmutableJS, and Enzyme.
· Solid understanding of interacting with remote data, third-party libraries, and APIs. We integrate with social APIs, eCommerce platforms, and other third-party services such as Twilio and Stripe.
· Experience creating and deploying applications from the ground up.
· Self-starting and understands the big picture.
· Always looking to improve practices and processes.
· Attention to detail, good judgement, excellent communication, and a great attitude.

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Full Stack Engineer

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What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with every member of the Kodable team to push production code on an almost daily basis. We move really quickly.

  • Work closely with our designers and other developers to build a truly great product that teachers and kids will love.

  • Own entire feature sets. We’re still a small team, so you’ll be asked to build large, complex systems with little outside interference. No bureaucracy, just build it.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You have 1+ years web development experience in a production environment

  • You care deeply about programming education

  • You have contributed significantly to the release of a production-level application (preferably not a side-project, something with actual users)

  • You have experience with APIs and interfacing with server-side code (saving/loading data, offline syncing, etc)

Highly Preferable if:

  • You have experience with Ruby and JavaScript

  • You have experience working with a front-end framework in a production environment (AngularJS preferred)

  • You have experience experience with Test-Driven Development

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with Sinatra, Sequel, or ActiveRecord

  • JavaScript build systems such as Gulp

  • You've worked with AWS Lambda and background jobs

  • Game Development experience

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Full Stack Engineer

Jane Technologies, Inc. in Santa Cruz, CA 1472 mi reactjs ruby-on-rails postgresql typescript docker

Jane Technologies- Full Stack Engineer

Jane is building the future of eCommerce.
Jane is an MIT-founded, high growth, and rapidly expanding technology company in the cannabis industry. As the cannabis industry’s first complete real-time marketplace, we aim to provide consumers with a confident, safe and simple shopping experience. Users can browse local products in real-time, compare by price, proximity or popularity and place orders at local stores for pickup or delivery - all on the industry’s largest marketplace. Our platform integrates directly with POS systems at retail locations and leverages this real time data to provide an "it just works" experience for both the retail operators and end consumers. Additionally, Jane provides key data insights to industry stakeholders via our growing analytics platform.

About Us:
We are a full stack company, i.e. we are building Point-Of-Sale (POS) integration, analytics systems, and user experiences
We are a small close-knit team of highly technical engineers with diverse backgrounds
We have a strong engineering culture, which values lean development, data-driven practices, and open-source
We are rapidly growing 20% month over month and are always tackling challenging and interesting technical problems
What You'll do:
Implement, test and maintain new user-facing functionality on our eCommerce platform
Build scalable backend services and APIs that power our web applications
Work with our CTO and other senior engineers to contribute to high level decisions about the architecture and design
Contribute to our continuous efforts to improve our development infrastructure and processes
Help communicate and implement best practices across the engineering team
Perform and participate in code reviews
Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks
Collaborate with product and design teams

You have:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
2-6+ years of experience in a product-centered team
Strong Computer Science fundamentals
Ability to write high quality, maintainable, modular and well tested code (our web stack is primarily Rails API, React, Typescript, Webpack, Docker and Postgresql)
Proficiency in one of the popular languages: Ruby, Javascript, Python, Java, C (experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling is a plus)
A working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
Experience with profiling, troubleshooting and optimizing web performance
Ability to grow and adapt to a rapidly evolving technology stack
Familiarity with Agile and Lean development methodologies
Fierce passion about collaboration and the way you develop software
Preferred: candidate is based in Northern California
What we offer:
Competitive salary and equity
Beautiful office space within walking distance to the surf break at Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz
Medical Health Insurance, Dental Insurance

How to apply:
Your resume (PDF or Markdown/text preferred)
Links to some of your work (if possible) - (GitHub or similar preferred)
(Optional) An example of something that inspires you

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Full Stack Web Developer

Rogue Squadron - Defense Innovation Unit in Mountain View, CA 1475 mi security postgresql angular typescript express

WHAT WE OFFER

- The opportunity to use your engineering skills to stop emerging terrorism, national security, and public safety threats
- A rapidly evolving problem set that demands creativity, engineering skill, and teamwork
- A small, agile, creative, and collaborative team
- A workshop environment designed for rapid experimentation, prototyping, and iteration
- Partnership with a broader ecosystem including the private sector, FAA, Department of Homeland Security, the intelligence community, and other DoD organizations
- The opportunity to hack on drones and other autonomous systems for a living

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Develop and maintain websites for cloud-based DIU Rogue Squadron projects
- Implement rigorous security across all dimensions of projects
- Design, test, field, and continuously improve software by engaging with our internal team and external customers

REQUIREMENTS:
- Must be a US Citizen to apply
- Proficient in a subset of: Angular, TypeScript (front end); Nest.js, TypeScript, Express.js (back end) and PostgREST & PostgreSQL OR a deep intellectual curiosity and experience learning new languages and frameworks quickly
- Familiar with security practices including encryption and user authentication
- Ability to rapidly learn new APIs/SDKs, programming languages, and tools
- Commitment to being a team player
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- A portfolio showcasing your work such as existing websites or a GitHub account
- Good understanding of Git, GitHub, and associated workflows
- Experience with continuous integration and deployment
- Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

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Senior Software Engineer - full stack generalist

Join us to grow as an engineer and to help kids love learning.

We are an effective team of senior engineers, getting a lot done by staying focused on the work that matters. We're iteratively building up a complex product for a highly engaged audience. Upcoming projects include recommendations, measuring teacher quality and learner engagement, learner profiles, integrated messaging, assignments, learning paths, growth experiments, better search, and more.

Here are some reasons to join us

  • Novel vision to transform kids' education through live video chat

  • Experienced team from Airbnb, Square, Amazon, Google, Udemy and Clever

  • Traction ahead of team size means there's lots to be done in every direction

  • Consumer product with fast iteration cycles means you can have a big impact in a short time

  • Our business works: in the last year, we sold millions of dollars of classes and grew 5x

  • Recently raised a Series A co-led by top education and marketplace investors

We look for candidates who

  • Have been programming professionally and challenging themselves for at least 3 years

  • Communicate clearly

  • Balance big-picture perspective with attention to detail

  • Take responsibility for their work

  • Care about learning and education

  • Have something to teach us

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Backend Engineer - React, GraphQL, Node

Matter is looking for a talented, friendly and thoughtful Backend/Infra Engineer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

You’ll focus on the backend and infrastructure of our Web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL, SQL, AWS), collaborating closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers. You’ll contribute to the product-development process, developing powerful, scalable APIs. You’ll write well-tested, maintainable code, and help drive the direction of our growing backend architecture and deployment processes.

A little bit about you:

  • You love making beautiful, and delightful Web experiences.

  • You’ve been building and deploying Web applications professionally for 5+ years.

  • You have experience working at a startup.

  • You are fluent in a programming language such as JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java. (Our stack is mostly JavaScript, but we love polyglots.)

  • You are comfortable writing raw SQL, and understand how ORMs work.

  • You have experience deploying Web services on AWS.

  • You have experience with, or a strong interest in learning, tools for deployment (Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet), containerization (Docker, Kubernetes), CI/CD (CircleCI, Jenkins), monitoring/alerting (NewRelic, Sentry, Datadog, PagerDuty), and logging (SumoLogic, Splunk).

  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.

  • You can balance idealism with pragmatism.

  • You currently live in, or are willing to relocate to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with open source.

  • You have experience with event-driven infrastructure tools such as Kinesis, SNS/SQS, or Kafka.

  • You have experience with networking and VPN/VPC.

  • You have experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, Karma, QUnit, Cypress, or TestCafe.

  • You have experience with backend frameworks, such as Express, Rails, or Django.

  • You have experience with frontend build tools such as Lerna, Yarn, or Webpack.

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Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack

Virta Health is the first company with a clinically-proven treatment to reverse type 2 diabetes without the use of medications or surgery. Our innovations in nutritional biochemistry, data science and digital tools combined with our clinical expertise are shifting the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. Our mission: reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.

As a Senior Full Stack engineer, you will make key contributions to the applications, tools, and workflows across the entire patient journey at Virta:

  • Creating the cross-platform experience that allows our patients to receive first-class remote care at scale

  • Building the next generation healthcare platform that allows our clinical team to serve patients 24/7

  • Streamlining the application process that makes applying for medical care as easy as creating a social media account

  • Providing the data and insights to employers and health plans that show the efficacy of the Virta Treatment using aggregate patient data in a safe, secure, and respectful way

You will have an opportunity to focus and influence direction across all levels of our stack to meet the rapidly changing needs of a growing company. You will also have the opportunity to take ownership of new and critical features central to the success of both our patients and mission.

Our current stack includes: Python, Flask, Javascript/Typescript, React, React Native, postgres, AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, Docker, Jupyter, CircleCI, Github

Responsibilities

  • Partner with product management and design to come up with features and solutions that improve the entire Virta Experience from first applicant contact to latest patient achievements

  • Code and ship complex new features in our web and mobile apps at high velocity and high quality with well-structured code

  • Coach and mentor peers to become great developers and recommend best practices and tools

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments

  • Manage performance and usage of applications in the production environment

90 Day Plan

Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the following:

  • Code and ship multiple features that involves both front-end and back-end code with complete test coverage

  • Teach and inspire other engineering team members through knowledge sharing, pair programming, and giving feedback in code reviews

  • Propose and implement one or more process/product improvements to make our engineering team even better

Requirements

  • 5+ years shipping back-end code in a high-quality production environment, with exposure to front-end development

  • Experience with data and event-based architectures (API development, SQL/NoSQL datastores, messaging queues, etc.)

  • Experience building and deploying microservices in production

  • Experience with HTML, CSS and understanding of Javascript

  • Strong communication skills with a proven history of interfacing with business-level stakeholders, both technical and non-technical alike

  • Has attention to detail, carefully crafts both tests and code

  • Loves learning and adapting to new technologies to solve core business problems.

Values-driven culture

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally

  • You have a strong sense of ownership and take initiative while empowering others to do the same

  • You prioritize positive impact over busy work

  • You have no ego and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience

  • You appreciate transparency and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information

  • You are evidence-based and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma

  • You take risks and rapidly iterate

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Backend Software Engineer (Node.js)

Map My Customers in New York, NY 1513 mi node.js postgresql rest

By focusing on user experience, Map My Customers has reimagined what a CRM can be. Launched in 2015, we’ve partnered with numerous fortune 500 companies to create a fast, on-demand sales enablement tool that helps sales teams be more productive on and off the field. Today it is the fastest growing and most desirable CRM product in the market. We’re backed by top VCs and industry players like Las Olas Venture Capital, Co-Founder Capital, and Valor Ventures. Our HQ is in New York City and we have a regional office in Raleigh.

About the Role

Map My Customers is looking for an analytical, results-driven backend engineer who will be responsible for improving existing APIs and processes to support the platform. Qualified candidates will use their understanding of programming languages and web architecture to build a platform capable of seamlessly moving data from external CRMs to the Map My Customers platform.

**Job Responsibilities:
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  • Design, develop and deliver database solutions, back end applications/process, and APIs

  • Implement integrations with external APIs and data providers

  • Collaborate with front-end engineers and other team members to establish objectives, design and deliver cohesive business systems and enhanced user experience

  • Participate in design, development and deployment of API’s to integrate across multiple new and existing business applications (ERP, CRM) and data sources

  • Manage and deploy infrastructure to support platform ecosystem

**Preferred Skills with Sample Technologies:
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  • Preferred languages: JavaScript/Node.JS

  • CI/CD experience: Jenkins, TeamCity, Octopus

  • DB experience: SQL (Postgresql), NoSQL (MongoDB)

  • Queuing: Kafka, Amazon SQS, Rabbit MQ

  • Excellent communication skills

Experience
3+ years of experience (full stack but preferred backend)

Culture

You:

  • Are really interested in helping people be more productive and efficient at their work

  • Appreciate a good debate, even with your boss

  • Figure out how to fix it, instead of who to blame

  • Believe that teamwork makes dreamwork

  • Enjoy an honest and transparent workplace

  • Know that done is better than perfect, because perfect is never done.

We:

  • Favor action over deliberation

  • Aren’t afraid to experiment and make mistakes

  • Care more about your intelligence and values than your expertise

  • Believe you really can enjoy all the people you work with everyday

  • Are open to new ideas, new cultures, and new people

  • Think transparency is the best way to run a business

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and stock options

  • Company-sponsored health and dental benefits package

  • Opportunity to join a passionate, motivated, and fun team at an early stage to help shape and execute on our mission

  • Weekly team lunches and panoramic views of downtown Raleigh

  • A supportive team atmosphere and work environment you couldn't pay for

** Map My Customers does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status.

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Mid/Senior Javascript Software Engineer

The Daily Beast is looking for a software engineer with 4+ years of experience in web development who is passionate about building software to power and support the success of online journalism. We as a company embrace technology and heavily invest in building custom software to support our business.

The Daily Beast focuses on full stack solutions and leverages open source software where it makes sense and the engineers work on all parts of the stack each and every day. Now we are looking for another engineer to join the team as we move forward with our vision of taking online publishing to the next level.

For this position we're looking for someone who is a technology generalist and has familiarity with our tech stack and is comfortable with the following:

  • Modern Javascript

  • React.js including SPA functionality and server-side rendering

  • State management with Redux

  • Backend Rest APIs and GraphQL

  • Postgres (or other relational databases) and writing efficient SQL queries

  • Off-platform products such as Apple News and RSS feeds (nice to have)

  • Experience supporting native mobile apps

You should be familiar with principles of software development practices like:

  • Kanban

  • Pair programming

  • Writings tests and continuous delivery

  • Code reviews

  • Software architecture and picking the right tool for the job

We use all of these technologies and practices to their fullest and have successfully built a publishing platform that handles traffic from over a million users each day.

There are many other aspects of this job that you will get exposure to as well.

We manage all of our own infrastructure on AWS and we spend a lot of our time optimizing everything we build: from hand written SQL queries to building automated tests that check our lighthouse scores.

Our business has outgrown a lot of off the shelf solutions and we build lots of tools that are custom to our needs. For example, we leveraged Kubernetes to build a custom CI/CD platform so each pull request runs in an isolated environment for testing, and deploys strait to production when merged. We also consume a lot of our own data to power features like on site recirculation, search, custom analytics, and multi-variant tests.

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Lead Ruby on Rails Developer - Modern Web Development (FinTech)

This is a terrific opportunity for a smart and collaborative Lead Software Engineer to join our organization and lead one of our development squads. At Forward Financing, our mission is to be the leading provider of financing solutions to under-served small businesses. As one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts, we are at the forefront of growth in the FinTech space. We are 100% dedicated to this vertical and to achieving our mission all while building a great culture and place to work.

In this role, you will be the Lead Software Engineer for one of our five full-stack agile development teams charged with creating robust and scalable software solutions for our partners, merchants, underwriters, sales agents and payment specialists. 80% of your time will be focused on either hands-on development or supporting the development efforts of the software engineers on your team.

You will report directly to Technology Leadership and collaborate frequently with engineers and users at all levels working on cutting edge web applications, data management tools, QA automation, and DevOps. This role is also looking for someone who will partner closely with the senior business leadership team, and serve as an ambassador for technology in driving collaboration and the right processes for solving complex problems.

In this role you will:

  • Be a software developer first, focusing 80%+ of your time building new solutions to drive sustainable and measurable value to the business by:

    • Developing modern web applications, libraries, systems integrations and microservices

    • Partnering closely with your product owner and senior leadership to define the technical requirements and implementation plan to satisfy the business objectives

  • Provide hands-on technical leadership and direction for the 4-5 engineers on your team and create the foundation for a high-performing, agile unit that can scale to meet the strong demand and exciting opportunities resulting from our explosive growth

  • Actively contribute to the simplification, security, and fortification of the platform by:

    • avoiding bugs in correctness-critical areas of the code base

    • finding solutions to increase the testability, engineering ease and extendability of services across the ecosystem

    • developing components that are well-designed, documented and tested, with a design that matches the desired architecture of the system

  • Increase the productivity, predictability and throughput of the technology team by:

    • participating in, following and improving our development process

    • using good judgment when evaluating tradeoffs between speed, quality and cost

    • embracing and sharing best practices, domain knowledge, documentation and learning

  • Contribute to the Forward Financing culture and serving as a positive ambassador for the technology team

About You:

  • Passionate: High energy. “Can-do-attitude”. Optimistic, open, and objective toward others.

  • Coachable: Open to feedback and continual professional improvement. Flexible and adaptable.

  • High Standards: Quality orientation. Follow through on commitments. A Doer who gets things done.

  • Efficient: Producing significant output with minimal wasted effort, organized planning and prioritization.

  • Proactive: Self-starter, continually seeks additional responsibilities. willingness to go the distance to get something done, including working long hours at times if needed.

  • Collaborative: Strong “people orientation”. Can disagree without being abrasive or intimidating. Team player.

  • Emotional Intelligence: high degree of self-awareness. Handles interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Exercises good judgement while under pressure.

  • Communicator: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative and possesses an openness to people and a willingness to hear what others are saying.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years building and supporting modern web applications as a full-stack engineer or combination of frontend and backend experience compatible with the technologies we are leveraging on our team (Ruby on Rails or Python preferred)

  • Experience mentoring other engineers or taking on informal leadership responsibilities (formal management experience not required)

  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks (React preferred), functional programming languages and styles, and MVC frameworks (including Ruby on Rails)

  • Openness to working with a blended remote/co-located team

  • Experience architecting or developing across complex systems (service oriented architecture would be a plus)

  • Experience managing data and application security requirements (including solid SQL or PostgreSQL/ relational DB experience)

  • AWS and microservices experience is a plus

  • Strong communication skills among engineers and senior stakeholders

  • Experience working in a high-performing agile environment

  • Experience with multi-team planning and coordination

  • Experience delivering measurable business value through engineering

About Us:

Forward Financing is a Boston-based financial technology company that provides fast, flexible, and reliable working capital to small and medium-size businesses nationwide. By combining proprietary technology with a team of small business financing experts, Forward Financing delivers same day funding with the speed and simplicity business owners need to succeed and grow. With a simple online application, businesses can trust Forward Financing for approvals within minutes, funding within hours, and personalized support and service when they need it most.

Since 2012, Forward Financing has provided over $400m in funding to more than 10,000 small businesses. Consistently recognized as an industry leader, the company is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau and receives top ratings across all major customer review platforms. In 2017 and 2018, Forward Financing was named by Inc. Magazine and the Boston Business Journal as one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts. Learn more at www.forwardfinancing.com

Compensation:

At Forward Financing, we believe that if our company succeeds, all of our employees succeed too! We offer a competitive compensation package for highly qualified candidates that are extremely motivated, have a positive attitude, and are able to ramp up quickly. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and commuter benefits along with gym reimbursement, 401K, paid volunteering days and a matching gift program. We work in an open environment with a start-up vibe, conveniently located just steps away from South Station and conveniently located to all major "T" lines. You will have the opportunity to work with people who enjoy a fun, social office culture, as well as wonderful engineers all over the world.

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