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Software Development Engineer - Hosted
Ref No.: 17-00102
Location: Ipswich, Massachusetts
Software Development Engineer - Open Source Hosting - North Shore of MA. 40 miles north of Boston.

Come help build an industry leading game-changer in our clients open source project. We're looking for an experienced top-notch engineer to join the development team engaged in bringing this to market in an AWS hosting environment. This project combines the excitement of building market leading open source along with the contribution of enabling leading universities and research institutions to advance the state of teaching and research.

This position requires a results oriented with a demonstrable track record of delivering solutions in an AWS hosted enviroment. The successful candidate will demonstrate and value the team's core principles of integrity, innovation, collaboration, and flexibility, and bring an eagerness to engage in rapidly developing the right solutions.

You have a bias for action and learn quickly. You routinely break down complex problems into smaller chunks. You're comfortable with Agile methodologies and thrive in a constructive team environment. Your success will be measured by your ability to contribute to results on the hosting team – we are producing a solution that is cost efficient to run, performant, and meets key customer needs for security and other key areas.

You bring working knowledge of AWS and/or other modern elastic hosting environments and the ability to apply that knowledge pragmatically to build out of a customer facing solution. You use your strong collaborative skills and a system's thinking mentality to communicate and work effectively with other team members and stakeholders across the business.

If this describes you and how you work...we want to hear from you!


Primary Responsibilities:
Candidate responsibilities include development tasks in areas such as:
  • Costing/business models of AWS hosting
  • Security & Privacy - as relates to the security of customer data, in particular personal user data, and compliance with local laws
  • Backup/recovery policies for hosted data
  • Hosting compliance, e.g. SOC2, FedRamp
  • Building in observability to the solution – audit trails, logging, usage statistics
This is a position requiring working in the North Shore of MA along with the rest of the development team. Regular in person participation in team stand-ups and basic Agile and SAFe principles are a part of the team environment.

Occasional travel and meetings with partners and customers is a part of the role.

Role-Based Competencies:
  • Technical familiarity with modern elastic hosting environments and related critical performance parameters; specific AWS experience a plus.
  • Outstanding logical/structured analytical ability to effectively understand and decompose product requirements into detailed stories/specifications.
  • Self- motivated, detail oriented, responsible, strong collaboration skills.
  • Highly effective at working with remote colleagues, including across time zones and with varied cultural backgrounds.
Cultural Competencies:
  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgement
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player
Skills
Requirements:
  • BSCS or related engineering field; advanced degrees a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a software development engineer
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Agile software development process
  • Technical familiarity with modern elastic hosting environments and related critical performance parameters; specific AWS experience a plus
  • Java language experience
  • Outstanding logical/structured analytical ability
  • Self­-motivated, detail oriented, responsible, strong collaboration skills
  • Experience working with remote colleagues, including across time zones and with varied cultural backgrounds

Why the North Shore of MA?

Our client if needed will provide relocation assistance to the best and brightest people. Our client is 45 minutes outside of Boston just minutes from the beach. The North Shore and contains a wide variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and farms. It is not only a great area to work but to raise a family.