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Web Software Engineer (Remote)

Company: Narrative I/O
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About NarrativeNarrative is the leading Data Commerce Platform making buying and selling data easier than ever before. With a suite of world-class apps, Narrative's platform is radically changing a fractured, convoluted landscape fraught with manual processes, opaque business practices, and middlemen.What You Will DoHere's what you will do in a nutshell:

  • Create new features for Narrative's Vuejs web application. Work with Product and Design teams to create the best user experience and create modular, maintainable components.
  • Design, implement and maintain embedded applications on Narrative's Data Marketplace which enhance the ability of customers to manage and manipulate data.
  • Dig into Scala and create new API endpoints to serve the frontend applications.
  • Help select technologies and define the strategic direction for our system architecture
  • Work on Narrative's Tacklebox UI library, designing creating reusable components and modules for use in all of Narrative's web applications.
  • Review and evaluate team members' code contributions, delivering transparent, honest and direct feedback to your peers.While most of the work focuses on the frontend, this position is ideal for someone who would like to improve his/her backend and Functional Programming skills.Technical StackIn a nutshell, our technical stack looks like:
    • Frontend: Vuejs, Sass, Pug and Functional JavaScript
    • Backend: Big Data, scala, AWS, spark, cats, cats-effect, http4s and doobie
    • Ops: EC2, Fargate, Lambda, Terraform, EMR, DynamoDB, S3, RDS, Step Functions, Jenkins, and DatadogRead more about our technical stack here: https://bit.ly/3FTIwhlThe Ideal CandidateWe are not looking for a 100% fit on all the technology buzzwords, but we are looking for someone with strong personal and technical skills who is eager to pick up new technologies as necessary. We are obviously going to expect much more from a senior candidate than we would from a junior one.The ideal candidate should:
      • Have extensive experience in one or more web frameworks (Vue, React, Angular etc.) and the ES6/JavaScript/HTML/CSS ecosystem.
      • Have proven experience using Amazon Web Services to deploy and host web applications and databases.
      • Be able to debug various aspects of web application code, such as cross-browser Javascript quirks.
      • Thoroughly understand the HTTP lifecycle and how the browser interacts with web APIs.
      • Enjoy building fast, user-friendly UIs.
      • Not be afraid of contributing to the entire stack when the need arises, given that frontend doesn't simply mean HTML/CSS. For instance, a feature might require some metrics to be computed from a Spark Report, creating a PostgreSQL migration script tweaking S3 permissions and terraform scripts for deployment
      • Have strong experience using a version management system and continuous integration (CI) development process. We use Git/Github for version management and Gitlab for our CI pipelines.
      • Have the ability to lead the creation of architectural and design documents, collect requirements as well as feedback from the development and product teams and evaluate new technologies as needed.
      • Be able to transform product designs into coherent, working and robust code solutions.
      • Communicate potential technical issues to relevant teams and adapt to changing requirements.
      • Be able to interface with technical and non-technical team members in order to bring business ideas to fruition.
      • Be mindful of the compromises that need to be done to be reactive on the business side while keeping the systems manageable in the long run.
      • Live/work within +/- 3 hours of ESTBenefits
        • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision benefits...we may be a small company now, but we still know what's important!
        • Flexible work location-come to the office to collaborate with the team in-person, or work from home on the days you need to concentrate
        • Unlimited paid time off
        • Great people: Surround yourself with a team of people that has a shared vision and focus, lots of drive, but likes to have fun along the way.
        • Great experience: Be a core part of a growing, quickly evolving business. Learn fast, fail fast, and grow your skillset every step of the way.
        • Equity: Have some skin in the game and grow with the company.Narrative provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Narrative I/O, Baltimore , Web Software Engineer (Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Columbia, Maryland

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