Principal Software Engineer

R&D / Engineering Cochabamba, Bolivia


Description

Principal Front- End Software Engineer

Location: Cochabamba, Bolivia

Who we’re looking for: 

 

Do you like building powerful client-side applications based on REST API services?  Do you have a passion for creating dynamic, responsive user experiences?  We’re looking for an energetic engineer to join our team building a cloud-native microservice application serving millions of users. Our team of talented engineers work in a collaborative environment utilizing continuous integration and weekly releases to produce high-quality code in small iterations. If you’re interested in working with microservice architecture to provide application services to a diverse customer base and millions of users worldwide, we’d love to hear from you!   

 

Requirements: 

 

  • 8+ years of experience building web applications (no particular web framework experience required) 
  • Passion for learning and sharing knowledge 
  • Passion for troubleshooting problems and determining root-cause 
  • Expert level JavaScript experience 
  • Proficient with web standards, JavaScript, and CSS 
  • Proficient using front-end development tools to debug and resolve defects 
  • Proficient with unit testing and test frameworks
  • Working knowledge of REST APIs and network programming 
  • Comfortable working in an agile/scrum environment 
  • Comfortable working with remote team members 
  • Comfortable working with cloud infrastructure 

Skills we apply:  

  • Create responsive user interfaces for desktop and mobile devices 
  • Leverage W3C and browser standards to minimize framework dependencies 
  • Optimize web page architecture for fast render times 
  • Enhance the user experience by following accessibility best practices 
  • Work with JavaScript build tools, such as gulp, yarn, and node 
  • Design innovative solutions with product managers and stakeholders 
  • Follow an agile development cycle with 2 week sprints to ship changes iteratively 
  • Use git for source control and GitHub for code reviews 
  • Refactor legacy code into modern application patterns
  • Promote a spirit of collaboration across teams and individuals 
  • Share expertise in open source projects and user communities 

 Technologies we use:  

  • AWS (e.g. IAM, SNS/SQS, DynamoDB, Lambda, CloudFormation, …) 
  • Amazon Aurora MySql database 
  • Docker and Kubernetes (AWS EKS) 
  • Snowflake data warehouse 
  • Looker business intelligence 
  • Elasticsearch 
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) 
  • Flexibility in development tools, such as Visual Studio, Rider, or VS Code on Windows, Mac, or Linux 

 About the team: 

We are a collaborative team of engineers with a culture of continuous learning and development.  We are well established in the market but still enjoy a high-energy startup-style environment.  Software engineers work closely with QA and DevOps teams on projects.  We are passionate about our work and everyone on the team is hands-on regardless of their role.  We use open source software and encourage contributions to the same.  We focus heavily on unit and integration testing.  Our QA testing is automated, helping us maintain high quality in our software and catch defects early in the development cycle.  We work in two week sprints utilizing continuous integration and weekly deployments.  We use serverless solutions on AWS when possible.  We focus on high availability for our services, minimizing downtime, and service interruptions.  We’re constantly optimizing our performance and resource consumption.  

NICE is committed to provide an environment based on equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees. It is the policy of NICE to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, service in the Armed Forces, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood traits, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, and/or any other status protected by any applicable federal, state and/or local statute or regulation.