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Senior Software Engineer

Looking for a Senior Software Engineering role where you can write great code AND make a difference to the world?

Level Access helps companies design and enhance their digital systems - including websites, web applications, software, and hardware - so they are usable by people with disabilities.   Level Access's flagship product offering, the Accessibility Management Platform (AMP), is the industry standard for managing accessibility - and that's where YOU come in.

Our team is responsible for the development, operations and security of the AMP platform, as well as associated technologies like browser extensions and integrated development tools.  We are growing out our engineering talent to support the growth of the platform, and are looking for developers who are strong in HTML5, CSS and Java Frameworks such as Spring or Grails to join one of our growing scrum teams in San Francisco & Northern Virginia.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of extensive experience with HTML5 and CSS
  • 5+ years of extensive experience with J2EE, Spring or Grails etc.
  • 5+ years of extensive experience with PostgreSQL, MySQL or similar
  • 5+ years of experience with JavaScript with a heavy emphasis on jQuery
  • 3+ years of building out applications based on RESTful APIs
  • 3+ years of extensive experience with PHP or another web-centric language

Bonus Point Experiences

  • Demonstrable "Full Stack" experience - including supporting production environments.
  • Have been part of a "Product" organization rather than just contracting or working on in-house projects.
  • Heavy use of Git / Gitflow / Bitbucket & Jira
  • Hands-on DevOps experience around Apache httpd, nginx, WildFly, Docker, ECS or Elastic Beanstalk
  • Interested in Web Application Security / experience with OWASP best practices.
  • Experience with accessible web design including knowledge and experience of Section 508 and WCAG
  • Ability to look at the big picture: we're a collaborative small team and expect you to look at the big picture, and proactively anticipate problems, interact with other departments and clients, and come up with solutions.
  • Self-Starter - Looking for candidates who can jump in quickly and take ownership of features.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Write beautiful test-driven code. Of course. You are a software engineer and we value quality code backed by unit tests.
  • Participate actively in Scrum. Work with Product Management and QA daily to flesh out stories and track your commitments.
  • Improve accessibility. We work hard to deliver accessible solutions and enhance libraries we rely on for accessibility, too.
  • Collaborate. We have internal and external clients with differing needs. We expect team members to reach out and build relationships inside the company to better understand our market.
  • Learn. We expect team members to keep up to date on new technologies, standards, and industry trends so we can continue to be market leaders.

Education

  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, MIS or a related technical field is a positive, as is intensive job training programs or certifications.

Application Process

Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, salaried position with a competitive benefits package. It is being offered in the Vienna,VA (Tysons Corner) office. If working on a small team of high impact developers sounds like something you'd enjoy, send us your resume and cover letter. If you seem like a good fit we'll be in touch.

Level Access is committed to workforce diversity. Equal Opportunity Employer. Copyright 2017, Level Access. All rights reserved.

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