Overview

This is a remote position.

This position will be open and accepting applications until 5 PM EST on March 19, 2021.

Some federal contracts require U.S. citizenship to be eligible for employment.

Ad Hoc is a digital services company that helps the federal government better serve people. Our team of experts from across commercial industry and government brings the modern skills necessary to help agencies transform public services into digital services. Our work enables agencies to meet the needs of their users while closing the gap between consumer expectations and government.

Ad Hoc is looking for a Senior Back End Engineer capable of addressing ambiguity and solving complex problems without technical assistance or supervision.  The ideal candidate will have expert-level capabilities in at least one major technology stack. They will have designed and implemented well-structured, reliable, maintainable APIs in a complex problem domain.  They have build services that integrate with external dependencies and data sources.  They are aware of and can describe how the thing they built fits into a larger ecosystem. They mentor and guide more junior engineers through the development process, including debugging and new skills acquisition. They communicate with stakeholders, other teams, and partners to generate, assess, and execute on product development or integration requirements.

Requirements

  • All work must be conducted within the U.S.
  • As a contractor to the federal government, all hires may be required to complete additional background screenings at the time of hire or any time thereafter as requested.
  • Our technical screening involves completing our homework assignments exclusively – we do not do any form of whiteboarding in our process. You can read more about our homework here.

What You’ll Do

  • Use Node.js, Ruby, Go or other programming languages to build scalable back-end services that gracefully integrate with legacy systems
  • Build APIs that support both the digital services we deliver as well as third-party usage
  • Use unit and integration testing to ensure systems meet business needs
  • Ship software that impacts the lives of millions of Americans

What You’ll Bring

  • Minimum 5 years of experience developing consumer-facing web applications, services, and APIs
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology or Engineering
  • Programming in a major open source language, such as Ruby, Python, Go, Java, or JavaScript.
  • Understanding of the fundamental technologies of the web: HTTP, SSL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JSON
  • Proficient spelling, grammar, and communication skills.
  • Strong node.js experience
  • Experience and understanding of one or more different agile methodologies, including Scrum, XP, or SAFe.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, in particular EC2, S3, and RDS
  • As a contractor to the federal government, all hires may be required to complete additional background screenings at the time of hire or any time thereafter as requested.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S now and in the future without sponsorship

Benefits

  • Company-subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Use What You Need Vacation Policy
  • 401K with employer match
  • Paid parental leave after one year of service
  • Continuing education/annual conference attendance stipend

Ad Hoc LLC is 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 discrimination.