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Sr. Application Engineer
., Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on August 1, 2021
Job Id #48660 Posted July 6, 2021

Position Summary:
  • This role will be a senior code contributing member of an Agile, software development team .
  • collaborating with team members to create high-quality, next-generation software products supporting our agents, brokers, and customers.
What You’ll Do: 
  • Design and deliver flexible, scalable, and resilient software solutions. 
  • Collaborate with team members to learn while building cool stuff and pursuing engineering excellence. 
  • Leverage an automation-first approach for product delivery and operational support. 
  • Analyze, design, and prove the viability of solutions while efficiently driving towards completion. 
  • Decompose and refine business requirements along with the Product Team. 
  • Deliver solutions that support business requirements while meeting conditions of satisfaction. 
  • Ensure solutions are aligned with overall technical strategy, governing standards, and best practices (architecture, design, security, cloud, agile). 
  • Perform design reviews and code reviews. 
  • Supervise and mentor junior software engineers by providing technical insights and tactical direction to ensure effective delivery and alignment with overall technical strategy and governing standards. 
  • Build and maintain relationships with the broader organization to help efficiently achieve team goals. 
  • Provide clear communications to all team members, stakeholders, and enterprise partners. 
  • Embrace change and adopt new technologies in support of ever-changing business goals.
What You’ll Need to Succeed: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience. 
  • 5+ years of experience as a code-contributing member of an Agile Development Team. 
  • Demonstrable history delivering solutions that provide business value.
  •  Excellent analytical ability and logical troubleshooting skills. 
  • Experience with the MEAN Stack: Angular, NodeJS, Express, MongoDB Atlas 
  • Proficiency with development and automated testing using JavaScript/TypeScript, and NodeJS. Bonus points for other languages such as Golang, Python, Java/J2EE, Scala, Kotlin, C/C++, ….. 
  • Practical experience with scripting/automation tools such as: BASH/KSH/ZSH, Terraform, Cloud Formation, … 
  • Familiarity with web application frameworks such as Angular, React, and VueJS. 
  • History utilizing AWS - developing Cloud-Native applications including automated/templated cloud deployments. 
  • Ability to leverage application containers and container management solutions like Docker, Kubernetes, and ECS Fargate. 
  • Knowledge of RESTful services – publishing, consuming, API gateway, and PostMan. 
  • Experience leveraging GitLab or Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket) in support of Agile delivery. 
  • Ability to work with wide variety of technologies and quickly learn new technologies as needed. 
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Experience with microservices, microservice frameworks (Micronaut, Axon, CQRS …) is a plus

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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