Principle Full Stack Software Engineer

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 05-21-2017
We are seeking a strong Senior Software Developer to be responsible for application development of edTech products. In this role, you will work in a highly collaborative, cross functional Agile team and may take a lead role on various software components. Great location, great environment, flex-time and more!
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Help define logical and physical architecture and document the architecture using UML diagrams.
  • Help identify coding patterns and anti-patterns and enforce implementation of the patterns through code reviews.
  • Builds a strong team using collaboration skills.
  • Promotes improvements in version control, continuous integration, project build, and project automation.
  • Takes ownership of tasks when others do not. Helps drive the completion of all kinds of work tasks.
  • Helps break down, estimate, and provide just-in-time design for small increments of work.
  • Stays abreast of industry trends, technology trends, language trends, process trends.
  • Commits to completing well-defined work, and delivers on those commitments.
  • Consistently follows software development methodology
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Building Java applications with the Spring framework.
  • Building Java bundles that conform to the OSGi specification.
  • Creating smart web components in JavaScript or JavaSpring Framework like React and Redux.
  • Prior technical lead experience with small and large teams
  • Experience with development of SOA (service oriented architecture)
  • Familiarity with wide portfolio of software development applications, environments and languages
  • Experience with reflection, inversion of control and dependency injection frameworks.
  • Knowledge of web components.
  • Strong understanding of HTTP/REST/API architecture
  • Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
  • Must be comfortable working in an open, highly collaborative team environment.
  • Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
 GOOD TO HAVE:
  • Elasticsearch, Lucene, or search in general preferred.
  • Knowledge of search engine development, particularly with Lucene as a component
  • Static code analysis tools (PMD, FindBugs, Checkstyle, etc)
  • No-SQL Solutions such as MongoDB and Cassandra
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience
  • 7+ years software development experience including 5 years of combined Java and/or JavaScript programming experience 
 
 
 
 
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