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Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

Company: Sawyer
Location: Walton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Sawyer, the technology platform connecting children with outside the classroom educational & enrichment activities, is searching for a Senior Software Engineer. You'll join an innovative, mission-driven organization and be a foundational member of the Engineering team that will be directly responsible for helping Sawyer get to the next level.We believe that good software should be fun to use and we want you to enjoy building it. We're looking for someone who has launched solid products, talked to users, and acted on feedback. You should also be comfortable teaching others on their team - all the while continuing to learn.We thrive on trusting each other and knowing that support is how great teams exceed expectations. We care about clean, easy to read, performant code that you'll be looking forward to refactoring a year from now.Core Responsibilities

  • Assist with the planning, scoping, and delivery of new features
  • Auditing our CI and deploy process to see if there are any areas for optimization
  • Maintain and improve our existing codebase by updating legacy frameworks/libraries
  • Refactor and suggest improvements to legacy code to reduce tech debt
  • Investigating potential memory leaks and performance bottlenecks within our application
  • Perform a deep analysis of the application to locate areas where we can optimize performance
  • Mentoring and pair programming on occasion with other engineers on the teamAbout You
    • You should be a curious, excited to learn, kind, and full stack human
    • At least 5 years of professional work experience as a Software Engineer
    • 5+ years of experience with a backend framework (Ruby on Rails, Django, Express.js, Phoneix)
    • 5+ years of experience with JavaScript (JavaScript, jQuery, React, Stimulus, Svelte, Vue.js, MUI)
    • Knowledgeable and comfortable with a wide variety of technologies
    • Proficient in troubleshooting and debugging software issues
    • Strong passion and drive for excellence and successNice To Have's
      • Experience building production level mobile applications for iOS/Android
      • Experience writing highly optimized and performant SQL queries
      • Experience with configuration management tools such as Vagrant, Docker, Nix
      • Experience using tools to monitor site stability (Datadog, NewRelic, Sentry)
      • Experience with server configuration and management (Apache, Nginx, Linux, EC2)
      • Experience working with search engines (Sphinx, Solr, Elasticsearch)
      • Experience working with event streaming/messaging platforms (Kafka, Kinesis, Confluent, RabbitMQ)
      • Experience with security frameworks (SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPPA, PCI, CCPA, GDPR)What We OfferCompetitive SalaryEquityFull Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Commuter)Flexible PTO; Sick LeavePaid Parental Leave (12 Weeks Mat + Pat Leave)Sawyer is committed to equality of opportunity in employment. It has been and will continue to be the policy of Sawyer to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical or mental disability. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, such as those pertaining to training, transfer, promotion, compensation and recreational programs

Keywords: Sawyer, Scranton , Senior Full Stack Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Walton, Pennsylvania

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