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Principal Software Engineer

Constant Contact
1601 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02451

Constant Contact, Inc. helps small businesses and nonprofits connect with their customers, clients, and members. Constant Contact champions the needs of small organizations and provides an easy, affordable way to build successful, lasting customer relationships. Our customers get real results through email newsletters, surveys, events, Facebook promotions, online listings, and more.

We're looking to expand our team of developers located in our Waltham office.

As a part of our agile team, you'll be working with innovative tools, processes and people to engineer web applications that are distributed and consumed on a massive scale.

About Us

We are a fun, collaborative, agile work team solving interesting engineering challenges involving scale and big data. Our organization puts an emphasis on learning and career growth with a commitment to a work/life balance and sustainable development. We work with state of the art technologies, methodologies, and processes.

About You

You are open to change and eager to work with tools and technologies that may be outside your comfort zone. You enjoy working in an open and collaborative environment. You express your opinions, and have the facts to back them up, but are willing to compromise when necessary. You like to have fun while youre working, but understand when its time to get serious. You are a dedicated software craftsperson who cares deeply about best practices and what it takes to write and maintain great code.

Responsibilities

  • As part of a cross-functional, full stack scrum team provide technical direction for and be a key contributor to the development of new features that allow our customers to grow and manage their lists of contacts
  • Collaborate with architects and other senior members of the team to re-architect one of Constant Contacts core components
  • Collaborate with Product Management and UX to understand the business needs and find the best technical solution for meeting those needs
  • Mentor others on best practices, architecture, and development
  • Stay on top of industry trends and ensure the team appropriately utilizes the latest technologies and best practices
  • Be a key contributor to the creation of a long-term, scalable architecture.

Technical Skills

  • 10+ years developing large scale applications on both the front-end
  • Expert knowledge of Javascript, CSS, HTML and single page applications
  • Experience with Backbone, Marionette or equivalent framework
  • Experience with Protractor, RSpec or equivalent integration test framework
  • Experience with unit testing and test driven development
  • Experience working with Git in a CI/CD environment
  • Proven ability to design future-proof, maintainable, large scale systems
  • Ability to articulate engineering design strategies related to scalability, performance, security, usability, and development platforms

Leadership Skills

  • Ability to lead as part of a highly collaborative Agile team
  • Strong collaboration and influence skills
  • Strong focus on team effectiveness, results and customer success
  • Self-motivated individual who proactively identifies team bottlenecks and works with the team to resolve them
  • Passionate about technology and staying up to date on industry trends
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement for self and team
Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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