Senior Software Engineer


Essential Job Functions

The Senior Software Engineer will have accountability for the following areas:

  • Works with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testable.
  • Ability to take user stories from the backlog and work without oversight.
  • Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
  • 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
  • Actively contribute to the team’s learning sessions by sharing resources and research into new technologies at the team’s weekly info share meeting.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Minimum of 5 years of software development experience.
  • Exposure with test/behavior driven development.
  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Go or Javascript
  • Experience with DevOPS and AWS servers
  • Experience auditing and implementing security procedures
  • Experience with Postgres, MySQL and ElasticSearch
  • 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