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Software Engineer (REMOTE)

Company: Skylight
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Skylight is at the forefront of a civic movement to reinvent how the government serves the public in a digital world.We're looking for a Software Engineer to join our talented team of technologists in driving this movement forward.You'll be a key part of our small, but rapidly growing team, which consists of former Presidential Innovation Fellows, founders of 18F, and members of the U.S. Digital Service.We work in small, fast, agile teams to create exceptional customer experiences and enduring solutions out of the government's most complex design and technology challenges. The work is challenging, but highly rewarding.RequirementsWhat you'll do:Engineer a software product as part of a cross-functional team, which includes user experience researchers and designers, product managers, engineers, and other functional specialistsAchieve technical excellence by advocating for and adhering to lean-agile engineering principles and practices such as API-first design, simple design, continuous integration, version control, and automated testingSelect and use the right tools, frameworks, languages, and technologies for the job, with a preference for open-source solutionsAnalyze systems to identify technical debt, instability, unreliability, and other opportunities for improvement, and design, document, and communicate solutionsRepresent Skylight's culture of delivery when interacting with government stakeholders and other contractorsWhat we're looking for:In-depth knowledge of computer scienceExperience engineering scalable, high-performing web applications using various standards, languages, frameworks, techniques, and libraries such as HTML5, CSS3/Sass, Responsive Design, WCAG, JavaScript, React or Angular, and Ruby/Rails or Python/DjangoExpertise in relational databases such as PostgreSQLExpertise creating and consuming APIsExpertise using version control systems such as GitHubExpertise setting up and using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and MavenAbility to author developer-friendly documentation such as API documentation and deployment operationsProven ability to apply good software engineering principles and practicesAbility to select and use the best tools for the job, particularly open-source solutionsAbility to communicate clearly to technical and non-technical audiencesExperience working within a multidisciplinary, agile team formalA mindset and work approach that aligns with our core valuesAbility to travel from time to time (when it's safe)BenefitsWe focus on supporting you in a variety of ways:Competitive salaryMedical insurance, dental insurance, vision insuranceShort-term and long-term disability insuranceLife and AD&D insuranceDependent care FSA, healthcare FSA, health savings accountDollar-for-dollar 401(k) match up to 10% of your salaryFlexible paid-time-off policy (minimum of 29 days), which covers any type of leave (such as holiday, sick, and vacation) that you need or want to takeMinimum of 9 weeks paid time off for all eligible new birth, adoption, or foster parentsPerformance rewards, including annual salary increase, annual performance bonus, spot bonuses, and stock optionsBusiness development / sales bonusesReferral bonusesAnnual $2,000 allowance for professional developmentAnnual $750 allowance for tech-related purchasesAnnual swag budget of $50 to display your Skylight pride with some merchandise (hoodies, hats, and more)Dollar-for-dollar charity donation matching, up to $500 per yearAccess up to $1,000 before payday to cover emergency expensesRemote-friendly work environmentAn environment that empowers you to unleash your superpowers for public goodWe participate in E-Verify and upon hire, will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.We're an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment Jobble

Keywords: Skylight, San Diego , Software Engineer (REMOTE), IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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