Senior Full-Stack Engineer at W2O Group

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Recently named Best Place to Work by MM&M, The Holmes Report, PR News, PRWeek, and AdAge, W2O is an integrated marketing and communications firm powered by analytics and specializing in healthcare.  We are currently looking to add talented professionals to our growing team. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing global agency.

 

We’re looking for a senior full-stack engineer to join our team in San Francisco or Austin. Ideal applicants will have experience using JavaScript to develop interactive web applications with a focus on data analytics. This senior position in the Data Science Tools team will play a defining role in building and maintaining the tools that empower W2O’s team of analysts and data scientists to deliver industry-defining work to some of the biggest brands in the world.

 

Our Data Science Tools team spans our offices in Austin and San Francisco. This full-stack team uses Java, JavaScript, and Python to deliver AOS, W2O’s cloud-native internal data platform, and its ecosystem of tools to internal users. This position is a unique opportunity to build and shape the software team at an industry-leading firm while learning the in-demand field of analytics and data science from some of the best practitioners in the industry.

 

Job responsibilities

  • Work with a small team to develop our suite of data analysis and exploration applications

  • Partner with data scientists and analysts to identify new and evolving client-driven use cases

  • Collaborate with UX Researchers and Visual Designers to translate their work into code

  • Work with infrastructure engineers to deploy new features into production using CI/CD

  • Co-own the software development process – including agile processes, coding standards, code metrics, build standards, and so on – to nurture the growing development team

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the team, including code reviews, build health management, release communications, and so on

  • Stay abreast of new trends and best practices in technology and put them to work at W2O

  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders across the business at all levels of the company to drive adoption of new tools and identify new opportunities for products.

 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study, or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience as a software developer

  • Experience designing data intensive web application backends

  • Experience using ReactJS to deliver analytical user experiences around RESTful web services

  • Working knowledge of frontend build and test tooling including Webpack and Jest

  • Familiarity deploying and hosting software solutions on cloud-based infrastructure

  • Solid grasp of the principles, patterns, and practice of software design

  • Strong communication skills with internal users, business owners, and team members

  • Ability to thrive on a distributed team with remote and near-shore engineers

 

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or cloud certifications, especially AWS

  • Experience building RESTful web services with NodeJS

  • Experience with Python’s data science and data engineering ecosystems

  • Advanced understanding of the JavaScript programming language and extended ecosystem

  • A keen eye for the visual display of quantitative information

  • Experience leveraging caching patterns and CDNs for performant content delivery

  • Working knowledge of the AWS platform 

 

W2O Group offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents including a 4th Trimester program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program.  Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans.  Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: http://www.w2ogroup.com/


 W2O Group is committed to being an Equal Opportunity employer.  As such, we seek motivated and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, ethnic or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where W2O operates.  We strive to employ, motivate, advance and reasonably accommodate any qualified employees and applicants.  We believe diversity of persons and ideas forms the most comprehensive, forward-looking company.

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Location

We're located in East Austin, an area flourishing with new, unique businesses. We're neighbors with dozens of restaurants, food trucks and bars.

An Insider's view of W2O Group

What’s the vibe like in the office?

With Covid 19, W2O has fully embraced the work from home culture. We connect with each other daily, but most importantly we are treated as professionals, and we are all given the freedom to do our best work. If anything, this drives all of us. Empowered is not just a buzz word here at W2O, it's how we are all treated and it's who we are!

John

Director

How does the company support your career growth?

One of our core values at W2O is "Make it Happen." This has been true to our culture since Day 1. W2O has a wonderfully entrepreneurial spirit - especially in Austin. As employees, we are always encouraged to chart our own path to better the business and ourselves. There's no template for career growth here. Just passion, grit and a good attitude!

Alexandra

Senior Account Director

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The technology team at W2O drives digital transformation for our customers, as our business evolves from a traditional professional services firm into a technology provider. This puts the team in the enviable position of being able to strongly guide the direction of the organization toward a new frontier in our industry.

Manoj

Chief Technology Officer

What are W2O Group Perks + Benefits

W2O Group Benefits Overview

W2O has some of the best benefits in the industry - comprehensive and complete!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
W2O encourages giving back and supports employees in all our offices.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
W2O provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
There is an Annual Performance Bonus, paid out in March
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
W2O provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes the ability to work from Home when needed.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
$200 per year provided for Staff Employees to spend on a Healthy product or activity.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
W2O offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
W2O hosts lunch and learn meetings.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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