Oddball Fullstack Engineer

Posted on November 30th, 2019

Oddball believes that the best products are built when engineers understand and value the things they are working on. We value learning and growth and the ability to make a big impact at a small company. We believe that we can make big changes happen and improve the daily lives of millions of people by bringing quality software to the federal space.

What we’re looking for is a Full stack engineer with experience developing, testing and debugging new moderately complex software solutions or enhancements to existing software in a maintenance capacity.

Need to have an understanding and desire to discover the existing business application and how it works

Language on this project is Java but plan on transitioning long term as needs change.

Our engineering team is small, distributed, and largely asynchronous. We value a calm, collected environment where you can focus on doing great work. Aside from a couple of weekly check-ins or project updates, you'll be able to work interruption-free.

What you'll be doing:

Working hand in hand with other engineers in developing API endpoints and services. Day to day work will involve writing code, developing tests, and debugging. There is definitely room for growth as we plan on transitioning the application and updating it in the future.

We are looking for someone with the following skill set:

  • 2+ years experience working with Java
  • 1+ years experience with a front end JS framework (preferable React)
  • The ability to write code that is a pleasure for other engineers to read and understand
  • The ability to speak and write in terms that non-developers can understand clearly, whether it be in a conference call, blog post or support email
  • A solid understanding of API design and how backend systems work 
  • Experience with all phases of the software development lifecycle - from gathering and analyzing user/business system requirements to creating application system models
  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and take initiative in performing tasks.
  • Team player must be able to work professionally and collaboratively with the government customer and other contract members of the project team.

Must be located within the United States. Must be open to minimal travel.

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