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Headfarmer is a boutique recruiting firm specializing in the permanent and contract placement of the upper echelon of talent in the greater Phoenix area. We offer a unique process of “headfarming” which provides a level of professional support to both candidates and clients that exceeds recruiting industry standards.


Position Summary:

The Senior Software Engineering is a full stack developer who will create and deploy microservices, maintain and support existing products, lead feature development, and contribute to architectural discussions.


Essential Functions:

  • Participate in discussions with leadership and Development Operations team and design the plan, look, function, and structure of serverless architectures and create design in the system leveraging enterprise cloud technologies.
  • Design the plan, look, function and structure of scalable and resilient yet simple software solutions that are capable of being extended as business needs grow and change. Create the design using various programming languages based on best practices, new technologies, and legacy systems.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the team by sharing best practices, technical training, guidance, and assist with problem solving complex issues.
  • Deploy microservices in a CI/CD environment
  • Create rich, intuitive interfaces using Vue.js/JavaScript
  • Maintain, support, refactor, modernize, and ultimately extract and componentize legacy products.
  • Resourceful utilization of various programming languages, technology stacks, and frameworks on a regular basis to creatively problem solve issues and create additional features for legacy products. Research new technologies and languages to solve various problems and issues within the product.
  • Collaborate with leadership, internal stakeholders, and the product team with accurate Feature competition timeline estimates to influence and prioritize the product roadmap


Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of related work experience
  • 2+ years of server-side JavaScript programming (node.js)
  • 2+ years of front-end JavaScript programming (Vue.js preferred)
  • Fluent in RESTful API design best practices
  • Eagerness to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Familiar with an Agile work environment
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Deep understanding of Microsoft SQL or MySQL and/or MongoDB
  • Broad understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Extensive experience writing unit tests and integration tests
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills
  • Understanding of development fundamentals such as security, performance, scalability, reliability
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback during code reviews (e.g. design pattern guidance, readability, performance, etc)
  • Familiarity with the SOLID design principles, software design patterns, and clean code practices
  • Expertise in a traditional object-oriented language
  • Experience leveraging cloud technologies, especially using a microservice architecture
  • The ability to scope real world initiatives, architect iterative solutions, and resolve both long-standing and urgent production issues
  • Practical experience with the limitations and tradeoffs of NoSQL data storage
  • Experience working on a wide range of software systems and technologies, including small and large business environments
  • Experience building and maintaining a CI/CD release pipeline
  • Experience with Agile SCRUM, Scaled Agile Framework, and SDLC methodologies
  • Experience building extensible plug-in type architectures
  • Comfortable using Git version control



If your resume and qualifications meet this job description, please don’t hesitate to contact Headfarmer. Someone will be in touch with you soon if we feel there is an appropriate match.

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