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Alight Inc.
San Francisco, CA, USA

Senior Software Engineer


As a full-stack developer, you will play a central role in the design, development, and delivery of new user-facing features that implement stochastic modeling, goal seek, and similar advanced analytics. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating high-quality user experiences working closely with product owners, UI/UX designers and engineers.

You should have solid experience building dynamic applications and services using JavaScript, AngularJS, and Node.js. As an Alight engineer, you will be part of a small cross-functional, agile team where you will have continued opportunity to learn and grow.

As a growing startup, we look for self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment – which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn new technologies as the need arises. In this role you work with a small, collaborative cross functional team – so excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also a must. Most importantly – we look for people who can prioritize, take ownership, and deliver – because it’s a lot more fun to get things done.

Skills and Requirements

  • 3+ years of solid experience with Node.js or developing backend services or APIs using other technologies
  • Solid experience with JavaScript and one of the major JavaScript MVC frameworks (Angular, Ember, React, Backbone)
  • Proficient at creating self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components
  • Writing automated tests to verify expected behavior
  • Strong grasp of software engineering principles and practices
  • Prior experience with or understanding of REST (or designing APIs) highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with NoSQL database technologies is a plus

Why Alight?

  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and a culture supporting a life outside of work
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • An activity for you: ping pong, after work running, cactus growing competition
  • Downtown San Francisco location close to BART
  • Find plenty of food in the kitchen
  • First Fridays! We stop work early on the first Friday of each month, break out food and libations, celebrate monthly birthdays with cake, bet on the Super Bowl, celebrate the holidays, and generally enjoy each other’s company

How to apply

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