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Senior Full Stack Engineer

Company: Alma Technologies
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Alma is a cloud-based student information system (SIS). Our Engineering Team is small and mission-driven. This team plays a crucial role in achieving the goals set out in empowering educators in our company strategy.At Alma, we help improve student education. Our focus is on the whole student - we build tools that ultimately help enrich both their intellectual and emotional growth. We do this by empowering the greatest learning resource that students have at school: educators. Our product designs are based on research done at schools.The culture here at Alma is something we're incredibly proud of. In addition to a generous base salary, all Alma team members are fully remote or voluntarily hybrid in Portland, enjoy a flexible schedule, receive health benefits, are set up with a retirement account, and are expected to take advantage of a significant amount of paid time off and paid holidays.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are fundamental to the success of Alma. We want to infuse DEI in every way possible and in all that we do. We strive to create a transparent environment where all team members around the world feel that their voices are heard and welcomed. We also aim to be a place where people can show up as their full selves each day and contribute their best.Objectives of this RoleWork across the full stack, building highly scalable distributed solutions that enable positive user experiences and measurable business growthDevelop new features and infrastructure development in support of rapidly emerging business and project requirementsAssume leadership of new projects from conceptualization to deploymentEnsure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful application designWork with agile development methodologies, adhering to best practices and pursuing continued learning opportunitiesDaily and Monthly ResponsibilitiesParticipate in all aspects of agile software development including design, implementation, and deploymentArchitect and provide guidance on building end-to-end systems optimized for speed and scaleEngage with inspiring designers and front end engineers, and collaborate with leading back end engineers as we create reliable APIsCollaborate across time zones via Slack, GitHub comments, documents, and frequent video conferencesRequired Skills and QualificationsBachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or engineering5+ years of development experienceExperience working in an LNMP environmentExperience with PHP or similar backend languagesJavascript and VueJS experienceComfortable working with Linux and NginxUnderstanding of RESTful API endpointsNoSQL experience, MongoDB experienceKnowledge of AWS tools such as DMA, BatchPreferred QualificationsKnowledge of Educational/Student Information SystemsInterest in learning new tools, languages, workflows, and philosophies to growProfessional certificationsNote To CandidatesStudies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. PI178757775

Keywords: Alma Technologies, Portland , Senior Full Stack Engineer, Engineering , Portland, Oregon

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