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Software Engineer

United States, Missouri, St. Louis
May 29, 2022

About Us

Interested in working for a human-centered technology company that prides itself on using modern tools and technologies? Want to be surrounded by intensely curious and innovative thinkers who push one another to come up with the best solutions possible?

Modeling ourselves after the 1904 World's Fair, which brought innovation to the region, 1904labs is seeking top talent in St. Louis to bring innovation and creativity to help us continue to grow.

We help enterprise organizations turn their digital transformation ideas into reality. Working in a team-based labs model, using our methodology, we strive to innovatively solve problems while keeping humans at the center.

The Role

As a Software Engineer you will be responsible for the Analysis, Design, and Development of modern application software. Each team member is expected to have the right attitude and aptitude required to embrace new technologies as necessitated by the problems we encounter. We seek "T-shaped" developers, deep in a few core areas and broad across a wide range of systems, programming, and computer science disciplines. That said we strive to build complementary teams that leverage your core strengths while also providing opportunities for growth in a collaborative setting.

Basic Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of Object Oriented Programming and best practices for developing robust solutions as well as experience using standard Design Patterns to solve common problems.

  • Must be adaptable and have a drive to learn new technologies and frameworks to support R&D interests

  • Experience with relational and/or document based data stores. E.g. (postgres, mysql, and/or mongodb, elastic) in a professional environment

  • Experience with one or more of the following frameworks or server side technologies. E.g. (Node, Scala, React, Redux, Angular, Vue.js, hBase, etc)

  • Experience working with distributed architectures including SOA based solutions and/or micro-services implementations.

  • Familiarity with consuming from and standing up rest based APIs

Desired Skills

  • Java web development and/or Spring boot framework experience.

  • Java Script "single page" web frameworks as well as a deep understanding of utilizing JSON based services.

  • Experience with Java Script build tools (webpack, r.js, grunt, bower, etc.)

  • Previous work experience in an Agile team oriented environment.

  • Experience with code quality tools (e.g. eslint, jshint, pmd, sonar) as well as integration into a build process.

  • Full scope test automation from unit to behavioral/functional to integration (e.g J Unit, Scala Test, J Behave, Cucumber). Experience integrating these frameworks into a continuous integration environment.

  • Experience with any of the big three IAAS platforms: AWS / GCP / Azure.

  • Experience with infrastructure management platforms: Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, etc.

  • Experience with various analytics tools used for working with big data.

Why Choose 1904labs?

  • - 10% of our work week is set aside to work on our own ideas and projects. We believe that giving folks the time and space to innovate and tinker allows them to bring fresh ideas and perspectives to the work we do.

  • - each day we want you, in conversation with your team, to work from where it makes the most sense.

  • Competitive salary, bonus, and benefits (medical, dental, paid parental leave, 401k match).

  • We invest in the personal and professional growth of every employee because we believe growth leads to innovative solutions and personal fulfillment.

  • Career paths are crafted by you and supported and nurtured by 1904labs.

  • Experienced team made up of intensely curious and innovative thinkers from a variety of disciplines who inspire each other to come up with the best solutions possible.

  • Being a trusted advisor to our clients allows us to affect change within their organizations.

  • We work to create an intentional culture crafted around promoting and supporting the needs of our employees as whole people.

  • Flexible schedules and a Human-Centered approach to work.

  • Strong commitment to the community. Take advantage of the relationships we've built with our or pursue any other community endeavor you are passionate about.

At 1904labs, we believe that inclusion inspires innovation. Our goal is to hire innovative, courageous, intensely curious, and team-minded people, and we are committed to fair hiring practices and equal treatment and opportunity in all areas of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. 1904labs is an equal opportunity employer; committed to an environment of inclusion, free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.