Senior Software Engineer

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Participate on a decentralized, agile-based software development team. May serve as scrum master or team lead for smaller development groups.
• Write reusable, testable, and efficient code, unit-test and document implemented features
• Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
• Implementation of server-side models and algorithms
• Implementation of web service APIs (REST)
• Implementation of client-side logic, including UX design, HTML layouts and templates, AngularJS logic, and styling
• Implementation of security and data protection
• Integration of data storage solutions 
• Mentor less experienced members of the team

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
The position requires a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience as a Senior Software Engineer or Engineering Lead in an agile environment working with web-based applications. The skills listed below are those of a full-stack software engineer, with the understanding that each software engineer has his/her own “spikes” or preferred areas.

Back-end:
• Experience with ORM (Object Relational Mapping)
• Experience with modern application frameworks such as Django or Ruby on Rails.
• Experience with Object Oriented Programming
• Experience with micro-services / loosely coupled applications using multiple data sources and interfaces
• Good understanding of how databases work and how to use them efficiently
• Experience with functional programming / higher order functions is a plus

Front-end:
• Experience with modern frontend technologies such as AngularJS, JavaScript, Typescript/Coffee Script, HTML5, Sass/Less
• Experience with responsive design applications (e.g. Material Design)
• Experience with higher-order functions (e.g. Lodash)

General:
• Understanding of accessibility and security compliance 
• Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
• Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
• Strong unit test and debugging skills
• Strong leadership skills
• Proficient understanding of modern development environment tools such as Git (GitHub, Bitbucket) or Mercurial, JIRA or other issue tracking systems, Jenkins or other continuous integration software.
• Familiarity with regulations pertaining to the FDA or other regulatory agencies a plus
• Experience with cloud-based applications and virtualization is a plus (Docker, EC2, S3)

EDUCATION AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent field is required, with preference towards Master’s degree or higher.
• 5-10 years experience in a development role in an agile development environment, preferably with some leadership or management experience.


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