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Software Engineer

Date Posted: 11/19/2021

Job #1588903
Contract
Arlington, Virginia
Professional

Lucas Group is seeking someone who is passionate about Cloud Computing technology and driving growth and maturity in a team as well as someone who enjoys partnering with infrastructure to ensure the foundation set in cloud & security meets the software team's needs.

In this role you will work with our client's team of software engineers, core infrastructure engineers, and product managers to build and maintain customer-facing experiences and backend solutions to enable high-quality application solutions that leverage AWS services. You'll get to play with some of the best tools AWS has to offer to help with integration, data engineering, and software development. You'll be able to work with top practitioners on solving some of our countries toughest social challenges using your unique skills. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and a growth mindset. The team values engineering quality, technical excellence, innovation, and collaboration.

This is a contract-to-hire role and can work remotely.
 

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Chose the right AWS services for the application you develop and support
  • Write code that optimizes the performance of AWS services used by your application
  • Implement automated tests to support Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery to production
  • Develop integrations and automations with multiple data sources using AWS services
  • Contribute to other solutions on the team to include code reviews, pair programming, and architecting prototypes and fully functional production ready applications
  • Collaboratively promote and prototype low-code solutions for potential new business opportunities
  • Communicate with end users, other technical teams, and leadership to collect requirements, describe functionality and product features, and technical designs
 

Skills Needed:

  • 3+ years of hands-on professional experience with programming languages such as Python, C/C++, Java, Ruby or Powershell - critical but does not have to have extensive experience with all of these.  As long as you have 1 or 2, will train on others
  • Good understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices - critical
  • Experience developing applications on AWS using EC2, Lambda, Step Functions, SQS, SNS, S3, API Gateway, Redshift, Athena - critical
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Deep curiosity to learn about new technologies and how to improve operations
 

Educational & Work Requirements:

  • Degree not required- AWS or Azure Cert would be nice
  • Minimum 3 years of hands on experience with programming
 

About Lucas Group

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive recruiting solutions firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist clients ranging in size from small to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies by providing staffing solutions on a contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
 

Title: Software Engineer

Location: Remote

Lucas Group ID: 1588903

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