Backend Software Engineer

Location: New York City, NY
Date Posted: 10-05-2017
Kevin Ryan Startup seeking Backend Functional Programmer!
About the Role
We are always seeking talented full-stack software engineers to join us. We are a Clojure-centric organization (see stack below) and require candidates to have some exposure to the Clojure ecosystem and a desire to work in Clojure/script nearly full time. Engineers on our team play a critical role in developing infrastructure, user-facing features and contributing to our development culture. You will:
  • Work closely with the product and design team to get new features out fast
  • Learn and share functional programming techniques as we hone our tools and approaches
  • Attack hard software problems at all levels of the stack
  • Help ensure uptime, performance and user experience are delivered without compromise
Our stack is:
  • Clojure/script
  • React/Reagent/Re-frame
  • Datomic
  • AWS
We are proud to organize and host the Clojure NYC meetup group!

 
Qualifications and Requirements
  • 2-5 years or more of software engineering experience
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Love, or at least deep affection for functional programming
  • Ability to think on your feet and express yourself in code
  • Prior startup experience where rapid prototyping is balanced with solid, scalable platform engineering
  • Ability to thrive in a (lowercase) agile environment guided by just-enough process
  • Passion for quality software, techniques and processes to accomplish continuous improvement
  • An appetite for DevOps and automation; everyone pitches in!
  • Extra consideration for people experienced with Datomic or iOS via Swift and React Native.

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