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Software Engineer (Mid-Senior) - Ruby/Python

Ntrepid Corporation
🏢 Ntrepid Corporation 🇺🇸 Herndon, VA, US 🕑 April 14

Overview

Are you a talented engineer and want to work on a mission-focused product? Ntrepid is looking for an experienced software engineer to join a team supporting a growing web data collection product. The role will be a key participant in the development, deployment, and scaling of this web data mining and analytics tool. This position requires strong problem-solving skills and a deep interest in learning the details of API’s and web network technologies, standards and protocols.

The product directly supports a customer mission and is a key tool used by end-users to achieve their shot and long-term objectives. You’ll join a small but growing agile team which delivers continuous improvements and enhancements to the product and has direct impact to improve our customer’s mission efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with the software tech lead to suggest and make changes to the system that focus improving on application reliability, low-latency, and scalability
  • Work with the product development team to research, develop, and maintain web data mining/collection mechanisms
  • Develop and maintain the product’s API and web application components
  • Contribute to our automated unit test suite to prevent regressions
  • Work with QA to ensure product meets high quality standards and is validated at the software level
  • Work with the team to troubleshoot and fix production issues

Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field required
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Very strong problem-solving skills, curious, independent
  • Experience with developing and using libraries focused on data mining, collection and analysis
  • Working knowledge of web application network protocols, especially HTTP/S
  • Experience with modern web frameworks and application architectures such as Flask and Rails
  • Experience developing systems with either Python or Ruby, and a willingness to learn the other language
  • Experience both developing and using REST based web services
  • Experience with server-side data visualization/analytics generation a plus
  • Experience writing unit tests     
  • Experience with container technologies (Docker) desirable

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