Software Engineer - API Development (Temporary)

Portland, OR, US
Aug 27, 2019
Job Type

Software Engineer , API Development - 12-month contract

About this role....

In this role, you'll be working in a modern tech stack using JavaScript , Node .js , or Java focusing on the API development for the reporting services of our flagship product . You'll be working in a SAFe environment in a team that has an established CI/CD pipeline. This individual needs to have to able to operate as a true engineer and contribute to all facets of a software release.

To be a success in this role, you must be comfortable working in a collaborative environment of other developers. Understand the importance of documentation and experience working in a self-sufficient scrum team. Need to be flexible when it comes to what languages you code in.

Must haves...

  • Backend API Development experience
  • Experience with Node, JavaScript, or Java, but capable of picking up new languages (Rust, Go, etc.)
  • Experience working in a TDD environment , or contributing to QA automation
  • Able to adhere to the scrum team's guidelines

Traits for success...

  • Excellent object-orient ed design & programming skills
  • Experience working in a collaborative team of application developers and source code repositories
  • Willingness to take ownership of a project and show your leadership skills

Education and experience...

  • 1- 4 plus years of progressive experience in a software development environment in high growth technology companies
  • Proven experience working across multiple tiers of an application, including a database, network, operating system, and containers.
  • Experience with Terraform or Jenkins
  • Experience with AWS is a plus.

About the Product Engineering Team ....

Comprised of nearly 200 professional s , NWEA's Product Engineering team offers our employees the ability to work with cutting-edge technologies, on a platform that has one of the highest concurrency applications in the Portland Metro area, that assesses nearly 10 mill ion students annually across the world.

Our Product Engineering group is made up of large-scale teams focused across many tech fields like infrastructure, applications engineering, business analysis, operations, QA, and solutions delivery.

About u s....

Founded by ed ucators nearly 40 years ago, NWEA™ is a global not-for-profit educational services organization known for our flagship interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®).

More than 7,400 partners in U.S. schools, districts, education agencies, and international schools trust us to offer pre-kindergarten through grade 12 assessments that accurately measure student growth and learning needs, professional development that fosters educators' ability to accelerate student learning, and research that supports assessment validity and data interpretation.

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