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Software Developer
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macmillan | Austin, TX
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Job Description

This is a contracted position; the successful candidate will be employed by Headway Workforce Solutions in Austin, TX.

Are these important to you?

* Awesome team culture
* Quality, quality, quality
* Building great products
* Scaling for hundreds of thousands of users
* Lean and scrum practices
* Occasional breakfast tacos

Are you comfortable with:

* Javascript (ES6, React, Angular>2.0 or other framework)
* Node.js
* Relational Databases (MySQL, Postgres)
* RESTful web service design
* Unit and Integration testing
* Leading a technical discussion
* Troubleshooting a high-profile production issue
* Acting as a mentor and proponent of best practices

Bonus Points:

* Experience with working /deploying in a Linux environment
* Configuration and provisioning tools (jenkins, ansible, saltstack, etc.)
* Containerization (docker, docker-compose, container orchestration)
* Experience developing with continuous integration in a high-volume production environment
* AWS experience (CloudFormation, resource provisioning and management)
* Knowledge of Kubernetes

If you answered, yes to these questions, we want you to be on our team!

Macmillan Learning, a rapidly growing STEM education-focused company based in the heart of Austin, is seeking a Senior Javascript Developer to build out its learning technology platform. We are looking for a senior member to complete this all-star team.

The team will be responsible for new products which seek to help students learn and achieve success in their academic careers. As a Senior Developer, you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

* Full-Stack javascript development which includes leading the charge on UI/UX implementation, spinning up Node.js servers on the back-end, building RESTful web services that any team can consume, and setting up databases & build configurations.
* Mentoring and coaching junior team members to understand the prescribed architectures and follow best practices and processes.
* Working closely with designers, devops & other teams to integrate what is needed to build and maintain the product.
* TDD, scrum processes and Agile principles are also paramount - delivering products with confidence and not fear.

Macmillan Culture: Everyone takes ownership of what we deliver. We are a team, not many armies of one. If you are cowboy programmer, please don't apply. We have a casual work environment and flexible start times. Macbook Pros are used in development and Slack and Gmail are the communication tools of choice. Our product development process follow Agile and Lean principles. Our stakeholders and content creators usually have PhDs in their respective fields - it's inspiring to work with so many talented people. We are looking for the right candidate that fits our culture and and aligns with our engineering philosophies. If you think you may be the right candidate, we look forward to hearing from you.


* 5+ years of full-stack development in an enterprise environment
* Bachelor's of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar degree or equivalent work experience

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