Application Developer

Remote | Full Time

The Applications Developer evaluates, analyzes, and modifies moderately complex application programs. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains applications. Works on most phases of applications programming activities. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with applications. Detects, diagnoses and reports related problems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop RESTful APIs and microservices leveraging AWS technologies, including Lambda, API Gateway, Cognito, Amazon Aurora (Postgres) and other related technologies
  • Responsible for the development and support of cloud-based applications
  • Develop solutions that meet business objectives while leveraging industry best practices
  • Maintain and/or extend existing solutions, refactoring solutions, to improve performance and security
  • Actively engage in Sprints and other facets of project planning and management (SCRUM)
  • Collaborate with other internal teams and stakeholders to support business requirements
  • Write high-quality source code to program complete applications within deadlines
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the K16 Solutions portfolio of applications and associated documentation
  • Pursue continuous improvement opportunities associated with existing software development programs

Technical Competencies

  • Experience with AWS, Node.js, Postgres, and other JavaScript frameworks
  • Familiarity using Git, code repositories, branching and merging strategies
  • Familiarity and understanding of Continuous Integrations
  • Ability to break down complex concepts, tasks or problems into more simple, understandable language and action plans
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent organization skills, communication skills and attention to detail, and the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences

Professional Competencies

  • Passion for software development and education technology
  • Innovative and flexible thinker, comfortable suggesting solutions, and willing to take risks
  • Enjoys working independently in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small
  • Excited about remote teamwork

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of three to seven years of experience in a developer/programmer role working within a technology team

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