IDEX Sr. Software Engineer (1099 Contractor) in Huntsville, Alabama

Title: Sr. Software Engineer (1099 Contractor)

Business Unit: ADS


340 The Bridge Street, Suite 204

Huntsville, Alabama, 35806

United States

This Senior Software Engineer role is to deliver high-quality software as part of a high-performance software development team. Your primary responsibilities will be to create award-winning software solutions and guide others using innovative technologies. To succeed in this role, you will have a passion for Agile software development with multi-terabyte datasets, foster a culture of collaboration and innovation, and ship high-quality software that delivers value for our customers. This role is a 12-month temporary 1099 contractor position for the 2019 calendar year.

We’re a globally distributed team that embraces the culture of remote working. We have some developers in our home office in Huntsville, Alabama and some throughout the United States, and an offshore partner team in India. We use Slack to stay connected and do in-person hackathons often. We move fast by building our products in the Microsoft Azure cloud ecosystem using agile software development techniques, automated testing, continuous integration, and microservices. Our backend stack is ASP.NET Core and Azure CosmosDB, and front-end is done with Angular and TypeScript. Our machine learning and AI systems are built on Python, TensorFlow, and scikit-learn. We self-manage our projects through Azure DevOps (VSTS) with Git source control repositories. However, because of our innovative culture, we’re open to suggestions on how we can improve our stack and deliver value to our customers faster. We’re a cross-platform team, so you’ll get to work on your own preferred operating system (Windows, Mac, or Linux).

We’re a team that’s very passionate about the products we create because of the long-term positive effects we’re able to have on millions of people around the globe. We make the world a better place through our software and IoT hardware products that provide information on municipal water collection systems so city planners can better prevent sewer overflows and provide clean water for their citizens. As the leader in our industry and with over 40 years of experience, our business is experiencing unbelievable growth, yet has a stable business model allowing us to invest in long-term software projects.

Primary Duties:

  • Work with a team that includes front-end developers, back-end developers, data scientists, business analysts, QA and documentation to create compelling software products for our customers.

  • Using strong computer science fundamentals, help design and implement a high-quality software architecture for new products and improve existing architecture for legacy systems with high scale data throughput and ingestion from IoT devices.

  • Develop a strong DevOps practice within our software team, helping us to achieve good automated unit test coverage, automated infrastructure, and teach us how to be more efficient and toil less.

  • Design new API services using C# and integrate with front-end using Angular/TypeScript.

  • Work effectively with a globally distributed team in assigning tasks to junior developers and giving feedback appropriately.

  • Participate in all aspects of software development: from estimating to scheduling, to implementation and then release.

  • Provide input on improving the software organization to increase throughput, improve quality, and continuously improve processes.

Primary Duties:

  • Collaborative and super-productive teams with an Agile Mindset. We use Slack. We value output over effort. We value self-organizing teams that achieve results.

  • Self-motivated people with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • We all have a desire to learn something new every day and to share our knowledge with others.

  • We despise the status quo. We welcome questions and suggestions that challenge our way of thinking.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

  • Designing scalable and secure architectures in the Microsoft Azure Cloud ecosystem

  • Experience writing scalable RESTful microservices using C# and ASP.NET Core in an agile software environment.

  • Experience with HTML5, and a client-side framework, preferably Angular.

  • 3+ years professional experience as a software developer in an agile software environment

  • Solid database skills on Azure CosmosDB, SQL Server or other non-relational technologies (Redis, MongoDB or similar).

  • Can work on multiple projects simultaneously and can self-manage project issues by notifying appropriate stakeholders of risks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience shipping software in the Azure Cloud using .NET Core, Angular, TypeScript.

  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery, DevOps, and Release Management in the Microsoft Azure Cloud with a bias towards shipping code often.

  • Familiarity or experience with Xamarin for cross-platform mobile development.

  • Self-motivated to learn and stay on top of new technologies. Able to train others on newer technologies that promote real business value.

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 2079