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Senior Software Engineer


Job ID: 50180

Senior Software Engineer
Our client is looking for a talented senior full-stack software engineer that knows Ruby on Rails and is familiar with building high quality web applications.

Your job will be the product to make sure the product’s user interface is easy-to-use and best matches customer’s needs.  You will also ensure that the back-end serves the user’s needs effectively, efficiently and without errors.  You will need to be ready to work with the product team, and even directly with customers, to learn preferences and pain points.  You will help build a great user experience.  We want you to own the processes and infrastructure that will take something complicated for our customers and make it easy and painless.

We are working with sensitive data, and it is likely you will be required to pass a security clearance test in the future.

Senior Software Engineer Responsibilities 
Participate in product design process to drive feature development and create well defined backlog items for yourself and the team.
Communicate with customers occasionally and identify pain points. 
Occasionally help resolve urgent customer issues and system failures.
Create high-quality code to implement great user interface and efficient back-end computation and data handling.

What We Are Looking For:
Knowledge of cryptocurrency is a strong plus.
A high degree of organizational ability.
Strong attention to detail.
Prioritization and multitasking abilities.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Able to work well in a distributed company.
Motivation to identify inefficiencies and creatively suggest ways to solve them.
Outstanding work ethic, integrity, and commitment.
Experience in customer service.
AWS experience a plus.
Able to pass a security clearance test, in the future.
Having a security clearance already a plus.

What You’ll Do:
Work on creating features.
Interview customers and use their feedback to improve existing user experience and design new features.
Pay attention to customer support issues and use that as feedback to improve the product.

Technical skills:
Experience in React and Node or Ruby on Rails is a plus.
Experience working on a professional WebApp (and that WebApp is the company’s product or service).
Able to talk with customers and learn how to improve the product for them.
Willing to be a full stack engineer and help keep the servers up if problems arise.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.