Sample Full Stack Engineer Job Description

Job Description

At [CompanyX], we rely on our dynamic team of engineers to solve the many challenges and puzzles that come with our rapidly evolving technical stack. We’re seeking a full stack engineer who is ready to work with new technologies and architectures in a forward-thinking organization that’s always pushing boundaries. Here, you will take complete, end-to-end ownership of projects across the entire stack. Our ideal candidate has experience building products across the stack and a firm understanding of web frameworks, APIs, databases, and multiple back end languages. You’ll be joining a small team working at the forefront of new technology, solving the challenges that impact both the front end and back end architecture, and ultimately, deliver amazing global user experiences.

Objectives of this Role

  • Work across the full stack, building highly scalable distributed solutions that enable positive user experiences and measurable business growth
  • Develop new features and infrastructure development in support of rapidly emerging business and project requirements
  • Assume leadership of new projects from conceptualization to deployment
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful application design
  • Work with agile development methodologies, adhering to best practices and pursuing continued learning opportunities

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Participate in all aspects of agile software development including design, implementation, and deployment
  • Architect and provide guidance on building end-to-end systems optimized for speed and scale
  • Work primarily in Ruby, Java/JRuby, React, and JavaScript
  • Engage with inspiring designers and front end engineers, and collaborate with leading back end engineers as we create reliable APIs
  • Collaborate across time zones via Slack, GitHub comments, documents, and frequent video conferences

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or engineering
  • 1+ years of experience building large-scale software applications
  • Experience building web applications
  • Experience designing and integrating RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of Ruby, Java/JRuby, React, and Javascript
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Unit/integration testing experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in in learning new tools, languages, workflows, and philosophies to grow
  • Professional certifications
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