Software Engineer

| Austin

Verb is an online leadership development platform that delivers whole person development via experiential learning. Our content framework combines traditional business skills with modern topics, like Self-Awareness, Servant Leadership, Unconscious Bias, Empathy, and Growth Mindset. Our experiential learning platform integrates microlearning, peer learning, mentorship, feedback and assessments.

 

What you’ll do

  • Solve complicated problems and value the struggle of learning.
  • Ask good questions, demonstrate empathy, and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Contribute code to all aspects of the Verb codebase, including both the client and admin apps.
  • Build fullstack features by creating scalable backend API services and performant frontend components.
  • Expand on Verb’s current testing framework.
  • Be an AWS guru and embrace the beauty of cloud services.
  • Work with product managers, UI/UX designers, and QA to implement and deliver features.

 

What you’ll bring to Verb

  • 2 years of experience developing back end and front end components of web applications running at scale
  • Experience working with NodeJS using common design patterns
  • Proficiency with a modern UI framework, preferably React or Vue
  • Experience working with document stores, like MongoDB
  • Experience with a well-known relational database like MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Up-to-date knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Interest in CI/CD methodologies and a firm grasp on Git
  • Knowledge of contemporary software development methodologies and processes, especially Agile
  • Proven diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and self-motivation

 

What will set you apart

  • Experience working with AWS services (Cloudfront, API Gateway, Lambda, EC2, VPC, etc.)
  • Deep knowledge of React, preferably with Redux
  • Experience with testing and behavior driven development
  • Knowledge of the Serverless framework
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD tools, such as Gulp and Travis CI

When you work at Verb, we provide competitive benefits to make your life better both in and out of the office, which include: health, dental and vision insurance; open vacation policy; flexible work from home policy; and a great culture where you can be the best, honest version of yourself. At Verb, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to how we grow and operate our business. We’re building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices.

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