Software Engineer at Element 84 () (allows remote)

Software Engineer at Element 84 () (allows remote)

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Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-05-15 05:01:16

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Element 84 is hiring a Software Engineer to join our team in building software that uses the latest cloud-based capabilities and technologies for meaningful projects in the public and private sector. You'll join a small team of multidisciplinary designers and engineers working to solve challenging problems in geospatial, healthcare, disaster response, and transportation. We're a small company with big roles, and you'll be able to make an impact on day one.

This is a full time, salaried position. Please submit your information, resume and cover letter if you are interested in this permanent position in the Washington, DC metro area. Remote candidates welcome.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle from user story generation, through design, development, automated testing and operational support
  • Develop new feature ideas to meet the ever evolving needs of our end-users
  • Continually help the team grow by sharing new ideas and industry best practices
  • Suggest improvements to processes and tools to help the team be more efficient

Here are the guidelines we're looking at to gauge experience and skillset:

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with Front-end design and development
  • Experience with UI/UX experience and customer focused interviews
  • Ability to work as a member of small team using the Scrum methodology
  • Firm commitment to automated testing and continuous integration
  • Proponent of continuous improvement; willingness to bring new ideas to the team
  • Energetic, self-motivated, team player
  • Degree in a technical major, such as Computer Science or Engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with node.js
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) including at a minimum S3, IAM, Lambda and Terraform
  • Experience working in a development team using an Agile methodology (preferably Scrum or SAFe)
  • Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)
  • Experience developing on MacOS X and deploying to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Experience presenting at technical conferences

This position may be governed by a federal contract which requires the applicant to be a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.