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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Snap! Mobile, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:

Our applications are built primarily using Node.js, TypeScript (React/Vue/Svelte), and Postgres, with some legacy systems on Ruby on Rails, Python, and MySQL (RDS). We utilize AWS and deploy to production on average 10 times per day. ****We are focused on Continuous Delivery and CI/CD pipelines. ****We value being agile over doing "Agile."
This is a Full-Time, Remote position.
Our Team Values:
Team Work --- We support and help one another to achieve our goals together
Curiosity --- We push ourselves to always learn and improve
Initiative --- We take ownership of our work from start to finish
Drive and Urgency --- We motivate ourselves and those around us to push forward
Honesty --- We value direct, open, and respectful communication
Integrity --- We do as we say; We keep our commitments
Senior Software Engineer, Snap!
The Senior Software Engineer will help build out our vision through the development and ownership of our frontend and backend systems for our Snap! products. The frontend system is built using React/Vue/Svelte and GraphQL and connects to the backend via our API Gateway. This role requires an understanding of both Front End to Back End development. 70% of the time is dedicated to building and improving customer interactions with our product. 20% of the time is dedicated to planning, documenting, and working with various domains. 10% of the time will be dedicated to helping other developers and strengthening a positive team culture.


  • Build high-performing UIs

  • Build unit tests to ensure the quality of work

  • Build GraphQL APIs within the product layer and integrate them with our API gateway

  • Contribute to product documentation with product managers

  • Document endpoints as needed, including writing self-documenting code

  • Support existing APIs

  • Provide suggestions on roadmap priorities and improvements

  • Work with developers from across the organization to understand and document their

  • Estimate internally in the dev pod to develop a timeline the pod can commit to

  • Own service change management and uptime

  • Provide technical and architectural guidance to more junior developers

  • Pair program with more junior developers to help drive projects across the finish line

  • Follow technical best practices and standards

  • Maintain a positive and respectful culture


    • 5+ years of professional experience building React/Vue/Svelte applications. Building APIs utilizing NodeJS and/or Typescript

    • 4+ years of professional experience working in a team to achieve goals together

    • 3+ years of experience working with Jira to document and break down development work

    • 2+ years of professional experience building GraphQL APIs

    • Knowledge of Serverless Framework and experience using various AWS services
      (lambda, ECR, SQS, etc.)

    • MongoDB, DynamoDB, generic consumer service expertise

    • Associates Degree in Computer Science or similar field OR equivalent work experience

    • A clear understanding of the full lifecycle of software development

    • Strong understanding of security best practices, and the ability to deliver quality
      development work

    • Strong communication and writing skills

    • Understanding of event-driven systems a plus

      Our Primary Tech Stack

      • NodeJS, JavaScript, TypeScript

      • React/Vue/Svelte frontends

      • WebComponents via StencilJS

      • GraphQL APIs + GraphQL Federation via API Gateway

      • Kubernetes, Docker, Helm

      • GitHub CI/CD with a Continuous Delivery Model

      • Postgres, Redis, DynamoDB, Kafka, MongoDB

      • AWS Cloud Services

      • Distributed Service and Frontend Architecture

        Compensation: $130k - $150k Depending on level of experience
        Snap! Mobile is proud to offer the following benefits

        • Medical, Dental, Vision

        • 401K with a 4% match from the company

        • 13 Paid Holidays

        • Unlimited PTO


Keywords: Snap! Mobile, Inc., Washington DC , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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