Senior Software Engineer x3

NY, NY 10016

Industry: Python Job Number: 4471

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Software Engineer, you are a critical resource, working across teams to build and enhance our products.  We welcome full-stack engineers, passionate backend engineers, and engineers that are enthusiastic about data.   Collaboratively across teams, you will have the opportunity to build creative solutions to business and technical challenges. In this role, you will act as an expert in your domain area and serve as a partner to product; all the while promoting best practices and mentoring other engineers within your team. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop new products and features using leading-edge technology
  • Work closely with our QA team to ensure the operation and correctness of new product features through test-driven development (TDD)
  • Provide technical input and knowledge to your scrum team for the planning, design, and requirements process for new products and features
  • Collaborate with other engineers to review code and participate in pair-programming
  • Drive architecture for complex products by determining current limitations and coming up with creative solutions
  • Improve the performance, maintainability, and operations of the code base

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’ s degree in related discipline (Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, etc.) or a combination of education and related experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to easily work across the organization
  • 3+ years of professional coding experience, preferably using Python
  • Knowledge of RDBMS (PostgreSQL)
  • Experience in mentoring less experienced team members
  • Knowledge utilizing Atlassian Suite (Jira/Confluence/BitBucket)
  • Experience with Linux/Unix (know your way around a shell)
  • Experience with AWS preferred
  • Experience with front-end frameworks like React preferred
  • Work with big data tools such as Apache Spark preferred
  • Strong refactoring skills
  • Experience in API design
  • Experience in building scalable systems
  • Good understanding of security/access control, high availability, and concurrency patterns
  • Ability to work in Scrum/Agile software team
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people in a collaborative environment

Kaitlin O'Brien
Recruiting Manager

Kaitlin O'Brien graduated from St. Joseph's University in 2012 with a Bachelor's in Psychology (& Sociology minor) and has been working at The Phoenix Group since July 2013. TPG was the first interview she went on, and she felt an immediate sense of comfort around peers who were also just starting their careers. When Kaitlin's not in the office, she's probably catching up on TV shows and snuggling with her Irish Doodle, Mr. Wilson! 

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