Senior Full-Stack Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Engineering | Full-time | Allows remote

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Who We Are

Encortex is a data intelligence agency in Boston, that leverages cutting-edge quantitative analysis to help blue chip firms deploy capital more efficiently. We are a small, ambitious, and diverse group of quantitative analysts, data engineers, software engineers, & digital marketers. At the heart of what we do, is the belief that we change the way our clients collect, protect, and monetize data.

Who You Are

You are a curious individual who adapts to new environments and is comfortable with change. You believe in iterative progress, failing fast, and working through issues - alone and with others - until they are complete solved. You expect to contribute to your team's success, but also to the larger Encortex community. You appreciate and reflect our core values of Precision, Curiosity, Honesty, Responsibility, Fun & Respect.

What You'll Do
As a Senior Full-Stack Engineer reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will be working on our next generation website platforms. This role will be designing and implementing a 100% greenfield product using the latest technologies and development processes. We are looking for somebody with a "Do What You Say" philosophy that wants to be part of culture where you can depend on the team around you to execute who is also comfortable with ambiguity and has the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical individuals.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Design and implementation for all backend services required for our next generation platform using technologies such as Python and Node.js
  • Design and implementation for all front-end service using Javascript MVC frameworks such as React
  • Driving optimal solution design collaborating with architects and cross-functional teams·      Independently analyzing and resolving production problems, assessing alternatives as appropriate and implementing long-term solutions
  • Evaluating and interpreting requirements to design, develop and implement appropriate solutions·      Performing code reviews, identifying potential issues to reduce technical debt and providing coding best practice recommendations
  • Taking ownership of tasks and delivering with limited supervision while using own discretion to seek help when necessary
  • Contribute to developing a culture of testing, quality, and attention to detail by supporting industry leading practices such as writing and maintaining comprehensive test coverage
  • Collaborating closely with members of other teams throughout the life-cycle of the product

What You’ll Learn

At Encortex, you will benefit from interacting with a small team of super interesting people. You will learn how to solve problems in a community of problem solvers. You will appreciate the value of failing fast, transparent and honest communication, and working with a team that feels the same. 

Requirements

  • 5+ years working with backend frameworks such as Python/Django, Node.js or similar backend technologies
  • 5+ years of consumer facing product development
  • 5+ years working with SQL and designing data flow structure
  • 2+ years working with Javascript MVC frameworks such as React
  • 3+ Experience writing automation for unit, integration and system testing
  • Experience working in a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to explain engineering concepts/processes to people without engineering background

Encortex, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.