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(Senior) Software Engineer – REMOTE


This is a Contract position in NY posted June 27, 2021.

Do you want to make work easier for millions of people? Play a key role on a fast-paced, high-performance engineering team in a growing, VC-backed startup? Contribute to product decisions, company culture, and have impact on real users? Ship to production over 150 times a month? Work with new technologies and functional programming? Read on ‍ Troops is building a next-generation intelligent no-code automation and teamwork solution for customer-facing and commercial teams. We are changing the way people do their jobs every single day by giving them superpowers. Troops eliminates boring, manual tasks and delivers actionable insights in a place where employees already collaborate with each other—Slack or Microsoft Teams. Our customers include some of the fastest-growing companies on the market like Stripe, Twilio, Shopify, and many others. We believe that diversity makes for stronger teams, so our engineers come from a variety of different backgrounds. We are looking for a seasoned, energetic, passionate engineer interested in working on multi-functional project teams to join our growing organization. If you are a self-starter, like new challenges, are collaborative, are passionate about clean and maintainable code, appreciate type-safe languages, are excited to move around the stack, have experience in or are open to learning functional programming, and want to spend time with sociable, fun people, we want to hear from you This position is full-time and based in the United States. We welcome remote applicants You should have: 4-8 years of experience building web applications Deep understanding of web technologies, REST APIs , and concurrency Experience working with relational databases in a production environment Exposure to strong engineering culture and passion for engineering best practices Desire to influence product direction and work on multi-functional teams Familiarity with JavaScript and ReactJS or similar frameworks Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to play a big role in building a startup Technical curiosity and enthusiasm for continuously improving the codebase Ability to scope projects, make tradeoffs, and prioritize features for optimal user outcomes Attention to detail and drive to build top-quality, best-in-class product Demonstrate ownership while shipping fast in a fast-paced, collaborative environment Technologies we use: Scala – our back-end language of choice, we love functional programming ReactJS/Typescript – our configuration and customization portal is built in React on Webpack PostgreSQL – our database technology of choice, running on RDS Kubernetes – our framework of choice for service orchestration AWS – we run all of our infrastructure in the cloud using the latest and greatest GitHub – trusted source control and code review tool of choice Slack – our automated CI/CD pipeline is managed via Slack and any developer can safely deploy reviewed changes