Senior Software Engineer, Applications

FiscalNote

Posted: 
September 15, 2020

About the Role

As we continue to change the game for GovTech, you will be jumping headfirst into a team of passionate and talented individuals. As a Senior Engineer, you will be asked to challenge your skills as a technologist leader as you build cutting-edge features while mentoring other team members. Beyond enhancing and pushing forward the capabilities of our client-facing Ember application, you will be critical in guiding and developing software that powers our applications.

About Engineering at FiscalNote

Our team has a wealth of diverse life and career experiences that allow us to think outside of the box and ahead of the curve. You'll get the opportunity to work at an institution pushing the boundaries of open data transparency while collaborating with some of the industry’s brightest engineers and data scientists to devise, nurture, and implement cutting-edge solutions to continuously evolving engineering challenges.

Success In This Role Includes:

  • Work in a diverse programming environment: Ember, Node, Python, Ruby on Rails- Build web and enterprise integration products that help push the FiscalNote platform forward

  • Work across teams to ensure cohesion and collaboration across engineering functions

  • Create experiences for the end user by applying your knowledge of the frontend, backend, and integration technologies to deliver a world-class user experience

  • Mentor other engineers on software development practices

What Sets You Apart:

  • Demonstrated mastery in a frontend framework: Ember.js, React.js, Angular.js or other MVC/MVx framework

  • Demonstrated mastery in a backend programming language runtime: Node.js, Python

  • Experience in the following: SQL, Elasticsearch, Redis

  • 5+ years of experience in the software development industry (not necessarily with the technologies)

  • Architecture decision-making experience (preferred)

  • Production decision-making experience (preferred)

  • Legacy Enterprise Application integration and/or migration experience (preferred)

  • Demonstrated experience building successful working relationships with Product + UI/UX teams

  • Passion for Customer Experience

  • Experience breaking down product specs into engineering components

  • Led projects from inception to completion

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

Are You

Ambitious. Detail-oriented. Thoughtful. Although proud of how far you’ve come in honing your craft, you look forward to constantly growing in your technical abilities. Even more excited to share your skills and experiences, you thrive in collaborative environments in which the free flow of ideas serves as the catalyst for bold results. Feeding off of a highly competent engineering and product development culture, you yearn to contribute to the foundational growth of a company with unlimited growth and market capture potential.

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