Software Development Engineer

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Nortal is a remote-first, global software consultancy specializing in modern custom software development. We employ CI/CD processes across agile, distributed teams delivering highly-performant, scalable, cloud-native applications for Fortune 100 customers. The US headquarters is in Kirkland, WA. We have over 1100 employees world-wide. 

Role Overview 
This role is considered a senior-level Software Development Engineer and skilled technical contributor, applying experience towards adapting and learning technologies. Sr. Software Development Engineers should have formed opinions backed up by personal and industry experience, and should be able to articulate this experience to other Software Development Engineers. You should be considered "highly proficient" on at least one major technology (i.e., Java stack, JavaScript front-end, Cloud Engineering, Data Engineering, etc), and you should be competent in all aspects of an Agile-based SDLC, processes, and protocols for repeatable software delivery. In addition to meeting project requirements, Software Development Engineers at this level are also expected to be able to speak at meet-ups and conferences about emerging technologies and technology-oriented processes. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

    • None; works under minimal supervision 
    • May assist in orienting and training lower-level Software Development Engineers. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Leads effort on multiple feature implementations in a project. 
    • Creates deployment scripts to automate system deployment. 
    • Articulates the Agile principles and their meanings to new team members and can run stand ups if needed. 
    • Creates documentation that conveys technical concepts and approaches to technical stakeholders. 
    • Presents brown bag presentations on technical topics. 
    • Identifies project and personnel conflicts to account management and delivery leadership. 
    • Influences teams to improve project trajectory. 
    • Assists in interview cycles through hands-on paired programming and provide insight into a candidate's overall fit for Nortal. 
    • Implements new tools and frameworks to support application architecture. 
    • Breaks down work for team members with less experience. 
    • Creates software to automate deployment of applications to production environments.
    • Manages test data for integration and/or UI tests. 
    • Diagnoses, fix, and coordinate deployment of bug fixes (and do this quickly in emergencies). 
    • Collaborates with Nortal employees or works solo to conduct technical presentations.

Required Skills and Abilities

    • 3+ years of experience building production client-side or mobile applications. 
    • Proficient in front-end languages, libraries, and rendering technologies, specifically JavaScript, Typescript, React.js and React Native
    • Hands-on experience across front-end user interfaces, business logic, and data tiers. 
    • B.S./B.A. degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience and knowledge of SDLC principles. 
    • Experience defining front end architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs. 
    • Experience with open-source technologies (Node.js, React Native, React.js)
    • Experience developing highly interactive user experiences and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability on the client side. 
    • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces. 
    • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts. 
    • Demonstrated ability to mentor other developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality. 
    • The ability to take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life. 
Nortal US Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law.

This position is based in the Greater Seattle Area - but can also be remote from Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oregon, Texas and Virginia

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