FiscalNote · Nov 10th 2020
About the Position
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. As we continue to change the game for GovTech, you will be jumping headfirst into a team of passionate and talented individuals.
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.
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.
Considering US locations for this role with preferred locations in any of these states: AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, ID, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NY, NJ, OH, OR, PA, TN, UT, WA, WI, VA. Must be open to working an adapted schedule to meet business needs in predominantly Eastern Standard Time.
Success in This Role Includes:
Build web and enterprise integration products that help push the FiscalNote products forward
Work in a diverse programming environment: Ember, Node, Python, Ruby on Rails
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:
5+ years of experience in the software development industry (not necessarily with specific technologies)
Demonstrated mastery in at least one of the following backend programming languages: Node.js, Python
Experience in the following: SQL, Elasticsearch and Redis
Demonstrated experience building successful working relationships with Product + UI/UX teams
Experience leading projects from inception to completion
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
Architecture and production decision-making experience (preferred)
Legacy Enterprise Application integration and/or migration experience (preferred)
Experience with web security, writing secure code, or OWASP (preferred)