Lead Senior Software Engineer in Fairfax, VA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

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Job Description

Skill: Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer designs, codes, and tests software solutions for learning systems.  He or she will be mainly responsible for the development of the backend and integration software products for Pansophic Learning.  The Senior Software Engineer must be able to deliver the products with high quality and in a timely manner.
The Senior Software Engineer will work directly under Software Development Manager and work collaboratively with other Software Engineers, QA/Test Engineers and other team members.  He or she will be expected to innovate and provide suggestions and solutions to maintain and improve the current and future developments of the company.
  • Design, implement, and test software solutions for K-12 schools' learning environments
  • Design, implement, and test RESTful web services using NodeJS
  • Perform data modeling to design relational and NoSQL/document databases
  • Work with various services from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build, host and maintain application environments
  • Implement and manage best practices for maintaining source code repositories and branching/merging strategies for multiple code bases and applications
  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
  • Provide analysis and troubleshooting for production issues & code deployment activity
  • Contribute to user interface design and development
  • Work collaboratively with other developers, and product owners
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Information Systems, Systems Engineering, or equivalent degree or experience and 7+ years of experience
  • Experience developing open standards-based solutions: web services, web applications, and modern user interfaces
  • Significant, demonstrable experience implementing features across the software development team and development environment
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work in a fast-paced environment solving challenging problems in designing, writing, editing, modifying and debugging code
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Deep understanding of relational databases and proficiency with SQL
  • Experience with NoSQL document databases, e.g. MongoDB, AWS DynamoDB
  • Experience with message queue technology and design patterns
  • 5+ years of experience with NodeJS
  • 5+ years of experience with object-oriented languages like Java or prototype-based languages like JavaScript or similar languages
  • Familiarity with services within Amazon Web Services, i.e. S3, Lambda, SNS, SQS, EC2, Redshift
  • Experience with Git version control
  • Ability to pass criminal background checks
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to think independently and contribute to the overall effort without much direction
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com