Principal Software Engineer - Full Stack Web Development

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 04, 2022
Closes
Aug 16, 2022
Ref
JR-90273826
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Overview
Owned by Jeff Bezos, Arc XP is a state-of-the-art digital experience platform engineered to meet the demands of enterprise brands and media and entertainment companies around the world. An integrated ecosystem of cloud-based tools, Arc helps create and distribute content, drive digital commerce, and deliver powerful multi channel experiences to both internal and external audiences. Today, Arc powers more than 1,400 sites across 23 countries, reaching over 1.5 billion unique monthly visitors.

Built 100% on AWS, the Arc platform follows a microservice architecture. All of our software teams use dev ops to deliver and maintain products. Our processes are lightweight, which allows our teams to innovate quickly to bring new ideas to market. New features and products are deployed to our customer base every day.

We are currently looking for a Principal Full Stack Web and Devops Engineer to be part of our Arc Integrations team. The Arc Integrations team builds systems to speed up and reduce cost of large data migrations during onboarding of new clients.
Motivation
  • You are eager to evolve and grow your personal skill-set by learning and sharing knowledge about new software languages, tools and applications.
  • You are motivated to contribute independently and move the team and organization forward.
  • You want to help drive the vision of the product and architecture that you are working on.
  • You are driven by attention to detail. You are not content when your element is off-center or your form flow is not intuitive.
  • You care deeply about media. You believe in freedom of the press and are proud to work on tools that allow for the free flow of information.
  • You are energized by problem-solving and love to ideate solutions for difficult problems.


Responsibilities
  • Build world-class APIs and web tools by collaborating with product, development, and design
  • Support production applications using CI/CD practices such as automated builds, deployments, and tests.
  • Implement and respond to production application monitoring.
  • Share ideas and experiences, ask questions, and strive to remove ambiguity for both oneself and one's team members.
  • Build rich interactive user interfaces using modern JS frameworks.
  • Own responsibility for running applications using CI/CD practices such as automated builds, deployments, and tests.
  • Active participation in team agile activities such as story estimation, planning work backlog, work estimation, sprint planning, retros, demos, etc.
  • Ensure high quality by writing unit tests, fixing bugs and improving system performance and reliability
  • Mentor junior and new team members
  • Set and enforce standards and guidelines
  • Work closely with product owners on planning and scheduling


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related experience
  • Proven backend development as a producer and consumer of web service APIs, preferably with Node.js
  • Proven frontend web development experience, preferably using ReactJS
  • Strong understanding of common integration patterns
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing services, preferably with AWS
  • Proficiency in coding with TypeScript, JavaScript, Java, Python, Scala of another modern programming language
  • Strong DevOps experience, preferably with AWS
  • Experience working with multiple common data formats (JSON, XML, CSV) and web service architectures (REST, SOAP, RPC)
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Working knowledge of frontend web design guidelines
  • Working knowledge of the backend integration landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of version control principles.
  • Solid understanding of the agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with mentoring of junior and new team members
  • Strong communication skills


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience building applications and systems using serverless components.
  • Experience with one or more of the popular ESB frameworks.
  • Experience building ETL services.
  • Experience working with message queueing services.


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