Software Engineer III

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $80 - $96 per hour
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Software Engineer III

job summary:
Position Overview:

  • Client is seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join as a contingent workforce to help build highly scalable API's that deliver disruptive, innovative business solutions to our customers.
location: San Francisco, California
job type: Contract
salary: $80 - 96 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors

  • Design, code, test, debug and document new and existing components to ensure that software meets business, quality and operational needs
  • Build high quality code following unit testing and test-driven development
  • Drive and participate in code and document reviews, mentoring team in best practices
  • Cross Team collaborations with peer organizations, dev ops, support organizations on technical issues and provide guidance
  • Interpret and translate business needs to technical requirements and accurate estimates
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality and performance is achieved
  • Work with team to troubleshoot code level problems quickly and efficiently
  • Apply deep technical expertise to resolve challenging programming and design problems
  • Focus on scalability, security and availability of all applications and processes
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable and maintainable software
  • Contribute to risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture
  • Contribute to technical roadmap and technical debt elimination, balancing time, resource, and quality constraints to achieve business and strategic goals and requirements
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years hands-on experience developing scalable, customer facing web and backend APIs , applications
skills: Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years hands-on experience developing scalable, customer facing web and backend APIs , applications
  • 2+ Experience of REST and ability to build REST APIs with Ruby, NodeJS and javascript technologies.
  • Strong understanding data structures and algorithms
  • Strong understanding of development standards, patterns and practices
  • Experience deploying apps in AWS or similar cloud infrastructure
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about writing well tested applications
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum setting, including partnering with business analysts, other developers and testers, and implementing solutions related to creative process
  • Experience with third-party APIs and Web Services
  • Working knowledge of the general web application landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of container technologies like Docker, Serverless technologies
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment and code management using Git and Jenkins
  • Knowledgeable about AWS services including Lambda, API Gateway, S3, CloudFront
  • Experience building APIs esp., with Serverless framework
  • Not afraid to take on DevOps tasks to improve developer experience and delivery
  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality user facing and back end code that is usable, maintainable and well thought out
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Self-directed learner who has quickly learned new programming languages
  • Self-motivated and desire to Get Stuff Done
The Ideal Candidate

  • Is are a talented Software Engineer who is passionate about code quality, usability, and technology
  • You excel at working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver great user experiences
  • You are a power web user keeping yourself up-to-date with the latest trends and breakthroughs in web development technology
  • You have a strong record of project execution and completion and have experience with Scrum and agile development practices
  • You love working with smart people and want to be part of a team
  • You are excited by the challenge of pushing the limits of the web platform to deliver disruptive, innovative solutions to the world that will delight your customers

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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