Software Engineer (Go)

Bethesda, MD 20814

Posted: 02/07/2019 Category: Front End Dev, Opportunistic, Python Job Number: 11407

Position overview

We are looking for a highly talented, innovative and creative Go Software Engineer to join its technology team.  We are looking for engineers that want to make a real impact in early childhood education. Our platform is evolving, so you need to be someone who can build new functionality and learn new technologies quickly as well as be able to maintain and extend existing code to support organizational needs. 

Our Software Engineering team is responsible for building out SaaS solutions used by educational organizations across the globe. The team works on a wide variety of projects, solving existing problems and enabling new business objectives. We believe that great technology experts are also software generalists who are unafraid to jump up and down the stack to solve the problems that come our way.  If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, working on software that supports millions of users daily, then you have an opportunity to join the technology group at our organization.

Specific roles and responsibilities:
  • Writes, maintains  and tests  secure, scalable, clean and efficient code 
  • Develops  new features, components and modules to support organizational growth 
  • Optimizes  and improves  components of the existing SaaS platform 
  • Participates  in planning, analysis and design of new software solutions 
  • Investigates, troubleshoots  and remedies  performance bottlenecks in the application flow 
  • Learns  new technologies and keeps  up with both traditional and emerging best practices 
  • Follows  Agile process for feature development, testing and deployment 
  • Works  independently and collaborates  with other members of the team to ensure successful delivery of projects

  • 5+ years of production experience in software engineering and web application development 
  • Exposure to a variety of programming languages such as Go,  JavaScript, Python 
  • Familiarity with CFML is a plus 
  • Understanding of modern design patterns such as SOA 
  • Commitment to following security and performance best practices 
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL data stores 
  • Working knowledge of the full stack components 
  • Familiarity with AWS is a plus 
  • Hands-on experience with Git version control system 
  • Excellent debugging and testing skills, and interest to quickly learn new technologies 
  • Experience with Agile methodology and software development 
  • Strong sense of collaboration, teamwork, and accountability
JavaScript, Go, Python, AWS, Git (version control)

Jordan Zmick

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