Skyword Full Stack Developer in Boston, Massachusetts
Skyword is proud to be endorsed by both the analyst community and our customers year after year. Most recently, we were named the 2020 Gartner Peer Insights "Customer's Choice", ranked as a leader in Gartner's 2021 Magic Quadrant, and rated by customers as a leader or high performer across 8 categories (including content creation, distribution, experience, and freelance platform) in G2's Spring 2021 Grid® Reports.
As a Full Stack Developer, you will play a major role in designing and implementing features in our next generation SAAS platform, contributing to the transformation of our business .
If you are a highly skilled and motivated developer, with a successful track record of working in large, consumer-facing web infrastructures and are ready for a challenging & rewarding environment, then we want to talk to you!
Primary Duties and Responsibilities :
Highly skilled full stack developer assigned to create and maintain complex Internet applications in Python / Django / React
Responsible for scoping, architecting, and implementing new features in our SAAS platform
Work in an iterative development environment using methodologies like CI/CD and containerization to quickly deliver code, gather feedback, and provide value to our users
Work independently or in a team environment, able to collaborate with other developers and members of other departments
Help validate the quality of your and your peers code via testing and code reviews
Exercise judgment, applying creativity and ingenuity in designing and implementing solutions
Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Computer Science or a related field)
Three plus years of professional experience developing Internet applications within a team environment
Strong experience in designing and implementing architectures for robust, scalable cutting edge web applications
Strong experience creating API endpoints with Python / Django / Django REST Framework
Strong knowledge of relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL, SQL and schema design
Full life cycle development experience
Experience with AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Microservices and general DevOps
Experience with source control, preferably Git, and issue tracking systems like Jira
Experience creating unit and functional tests to validate code
Experience with software development best practices and design patterns
Familiarity with agile development processes
Must be self-directed, confident, and have the able to use best-practice development processes effectively
Nice to Have:
Experience with component architecture and design systems, and tools like Storybook
Good understanding of modern CSS (CSS in JS, styled components, CSS Modules)
Good understanding of responsive web design, web accessibility, and web performance
The preferred location for this candidate is in the Boston or Washington D.C. areas, to eventually work out of our Boston or D.C. office in a post COVID world. We are however, open to qualified candidates who would work remotely from their home anywhere in the United States. Hours for this position are based on the eastern time zone.
Many things can hold us back from applying to a job posting. The truth is, there's no such thing as the ?perfect? candidate. Skyword is building a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, will only complement the team we already have in place. At Skyword every team member can grow and develop. So, please apply if this role inspires you, and would make you want to bring your best to work every day. We?ll bring the rest to make this a memorable experience!
Founded in 2010, Skyword empowers today?s top brands to create unique content experiences that deliver customer value and drive business success. With its SaaS+ model, Skyword offers: a SaaS-based enterprise-level content marketing platform, industry-leading services, and a global community of storytellers. Today?s leading brands have created and published more than one million original stories as articles, videos, images, infographics, podcasts, and animations on Skyword360. These stories have earned Skyword customers more than two billion visits organically, and Skyword has paid its freelance creatives more than $30 million on behalf of its customers. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, MA with an office in Washington D.C. Current investors include Rho Acceleration, Cox Media Group, Allen & Company, Progress Ventures, and American Public Media Group.