Senior Software Engineer at Kasasa

Remote | Freelance

Senior Software Engineer – Contract

Location: Boca Raton, FL

Job Id: 212577


This is a full time, 6-12 month contract position.The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, integration, testing and successful delivery of software product features and sub-systems at Kasasa. You will spend the majority of time developing clean, well-designed, well-documented, reusable code while embodying the Patch Values. You will participate as a member of a cross-functional agile team consisting of software engineers and product managers building market-leading lending technologies. This team is responsible for Kasasa Loans, an award-winning consumer-friendly loan servicing system.

Essential Functions

  • Learns business domain concepts and requirements; translates those into technical tasks
  • Participates in the technical design of features
  • Provides reliable estimates of work effort based on functional and technical requirements
  • Follows priorities regarding defects and assigned work
  • Stays aware of other engineers’ work to avoid code conflicts
  • Follows established standards and processes
  • Write quality software using TDD and following SOLID principles
  • Shares knowledge with peers and provides timely, constructive feedback in code reviews
  • Repairs software defects
  • Resolves merge conflicts
  • Tests and demonstrates software in multiple environments
  • Investigates problems by analyzing application logs across microservices
  • Performs production support tasks to resolve issues as needed

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field; Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred; or equivalent work experience
  • 4-7 years of experience in software engineering, including at least one PHP MVC framework (e.g. Laravel)
  • Extensive practice writing unit and integration tests with mocks and stubs (e.g. PHPUnit, Mockery)
  • Excellent understanding of memory management and performance tuning
  • Strong understanding of the patterns of enterprise software development
  • 4+ years of experience building, debugging and maintaining enterprise SaaS web applications using mainstream languages (including PHP)
  • Experience with ORMs (e.g. Eloquent)
  • Strong knowledge of SQL (writing and optimizing queries, stored procs)
  • Experience with SOA and web services (REST, SOAP, XML, JSON)
  • Experience with AWS technologies (EC2, S3, SNS, SQS, Lambda, API Gateway)
  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming concepts and design
  • Superb troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, developing code in a team setting
  • Experience with test-driven development and continuous delivery in an agile software development environment
  • Experience with git, code reviews, code merge issues, and pull requests
  • Skilled in the use of advanced IDEs like PHPStorm
  • Passion for leadership, learning and mentoring others
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JQuery, JavaScript preferred
  • Experience with JavaScript application frameworks, debugging tools, and unit testing frameworks preferred
  • Understanding of UX design principles
  • Experience with Unix/Linux shell programming
  • Experience with data security and PCI compliance
  • Experience building software for banking and financial systems highly preferred

Kasasa is headquartered in Austin, Texas; this team is located in the Boca Raton, Florida office. This consulting position is open to REMOTE workers located in the United StatesPlease include your required rate when applying.

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