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Staff Software Engineer (Node JS,React,Typescript,AWS)

  • REST
  • Node.js
  • AWS
  • TypeScript
  • Agile
  • SaaS
  • API

Posted: 3 weeks ago

Position Overview

Spend your days making a difference, not just working for a living. We do that by creating Security, Risk management, Compliance, and audit software that uncovers fraud, waste, environmental risk, and abuse in their organizations. Our collaborative R&D teams use Serverless AWS technologies to build our SaaS platform and tackle strategic business challenges, creating highly impactful solutions for today and for our future to support Modern Governance.

The ideal candidate will have proven ability to apply effective analysis, design, programming, and testing skills to produce and maintain scaled SaaS software solutions. They will be driven, resourceful and not feel intimidated by significant technical challenges. The successful candidate will work as part of multiple teams within one domain who are used to working together to achieve excellent results. Our ideal candidate will be someone who is motivated, pro-active and takes pride in his or her code.

They will want to take ownership of the features they are working on and proactively drive improvements in software design and development practices. They will love to automate away manual toil and be interested in championing observability, continuous integration and deployment, scalability, security, and other non-functional requirements into our system. They will value team culture and see their success as the team’s success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support multiple teams in setting technical direction
  • Design, code, review and test assigned features and user stories, in accordance with the agile methodology employed by Diligent
  • Producing high-level technical design artefacts for major stories
  • Influence the design of the future state of the product, including separating out major components and sub-systems, designing and delivering prototypes, especially for back-end components
  • Communicate effectively with other development teams, production operations, and a number of other technology groups, to ensure regular smooth delivery of working software to production.
  • Ensure all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures to ensure information retention and re-use. Ensure internal systems are kept up to date at all times with the latest activity
  • Plan and control their own workflow to ensure all deadlines are met and manage their own tasks effectively
  • Technical owner of Epics of all sizes, sometimes involving more than one workstream.
  • Can lead technical architecture and implementation of platform-level initiatives
  • Responsible and dependable to take on challenging tasks with minimal supervision
  • Knows to delegate when needed, understands their own limits, while still owning the workflow to completion
  • Involved in continuous improvement of processes by regularly making improvement recommendations at team retrospectives
  • Mentor and coach the cross-functional team and individuals.

Required Experience/Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in a hands-on development role at a commercial software company
  • Strong experience in a hands-on development role at a commercial software company
  • Demonstrable experience of devising and delivering changes to large/complex products
  • Excellent understanding of our technologies: NodeJS, TypeScript, React, AWS
  • Experience in API and web development
  • Problem-solver attitude - Technology agnostic approach
  • Experience of designing and delivering security solutions in an environment that embraces DevOps and IaC concepts and common technologies, with a focus on pipeline security automation (DevSecOps)
  • Experience with Microservices architecture
  • Commitment to producing well tested and documented code
  • Good understanding of RESTFul Services
  • Strong code review, mentoring and refactoring skills
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Experience working on an agile team, providing estimates and reporting progress
  • Able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical teams
  • Keen to improve processes and share knowledge across the team
  • Familiarity with Source Code Control Systems (esp Git, GitHub) and common branching models such as GitFlow
  • Be passionate about delivering value to our customers
  • Good mentoring skills

Preferred Experience/Skills

  • Keen to learn more about new languages and frameworks
  • Experience supporting multiple development teams