Senior Software Engineer (Ruby)

Company: Cox Enterprises
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 23.FEB.2021


The Software Engineer writes and maintains code within applications and systems to implement capabilities and features, improve performance ...


The Software Engineer writes and maintains code within applications and systems to implement capabilities and features, improve performance and maintainability, while reducing technical debt in alignment with product and technology roadmaps. The Software Engineer plays a role in Agile planning, providing advice and guidance, and monitoring emerging trends . Key Responsibilities Works with Product Management to understand the challenges that customers and end users face in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable solutions. Recommends viable solutions to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and reduce technical debt. Foresees capacity requirements for component usage and identifies limitations. Provides input into story sizing, backlog grooming, and release planning. Contributes to product and solution designs to address critical issues and complex problems. Builds software applications across multiple platforms in response to the needs of stakeholders. Understands technical architecture and writes software and automated tests that are aligned with agreed upon standards. Performs trouble-shooting efforts and investigations when necessary. Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products. Actively works with less experienced software engineers providing technical guidance and oversight. Actively participates in the engineering community, staying up to date on new software technologies and best practices and shares insights with others in the organization. Skills Ensure adherence to relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices. Design, code, test, correct and document programs and scripts from agreed specifications, and subsequent iterations, using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well-engineered result. Take part in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work. Establish standards and procedures across the technology service lifecycle (including the development lifecycle) in the areas of systems integration and testing and ensures that practitioners adhere to them. Manage application enhancements to improve business performance. Qualifications: Essential: Working experience in design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems Working experience realizing applications from conception and design, to implementation and support Working knowledge of software development best practices and design patterns Working experience in coding within multiple technology stacks Working experience with object-oriented languages (Ruby, Java) Working experiences with Restful API development Working knowledge of JavaScript, both on front end and back end (Node.js) Working experience with cloud technologies, preferably with AWS Working experience with cloud software configuration and deployment tools such as Jenkins, Terraform, etc. Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills Working experience with Agile application development practices Strong data analysis skills and working experience with SQL and relational databases Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education Scrum Developer Certification or equivalent Experience with AWS development, configuration and deployment technologies Working experience with NoSQL databases Experience with ReactJS, Typescript and other web technologies 5 - 8 years of working experience #LI-052

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