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Software Development Engineer III



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
Company Description

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Palmetto believes that choosing to source clean energy from renewable resources like solar power should be a right, not a privilege. As such, we connect homeowners with renewable energy options such as solar power and energy storage systems. Through our marketplace business model, we empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary design platform, financing, customer management system, logistics, and project management. Our #1 focus is a phenomenal experience for our customers and partners, evidenced in our industry-leading Net Promoter Score.

Our employees are our most valuable resource. Palmetto has a promote-from-within culture for talent development. We offer excellent benefits such as unlimited vacation/PTO, medical, dental, and vision coverage, parental leave, and retirement plans.

Location: This position is remote based.

Summary Of Role

We are looking for a passionate full-stack engineer proficient with the MERN stack (MongoDB, Express, React.js, Node.js). You will be an integral part of a multi-discipline team responsible for the full software development life cycle of our platform. As a member of the Palmetto Engineering team, you'll be working in an Agile development environment with a team that prides itself on innovation, is focused on product development, and doesn’t shy away from solving difficult business problems.

We’re looking for someone who is energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented, and enjoys being a key contributor in an entrepreneurial environment. You’ll work alongside – not for – UX designers, product managers, and other engineering team members. This isn’t a task-receiving role; we want your hands, brains, and heart to make solutions and shape the platform’s future.

Strategic & Tactical

  • Design both client-side and server-side solutions with a focus on the server-side system and API layer.
  • Develop and manage well-functioning applications and databases
  • Write comprehensive E2E and unit tests to verify functionality
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software
  • Collaborate across teams to identify and develop best practices, design patterns, and reusable code
  • Actively participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to safeguard product quality
  • Craft solutions that satisfy near-term objectives while enabling future growth and scalability
  • Engage with product owners and the development team to groom and estimate user stories

Required Qualifications

  • Experience designing and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • 5+ years of professional engineering experience
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Relevant working experience using popular SPA frameworks and document-model databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A desire to never stop learning, a deep passion for technology, and a collaborative mindset to work with others to ensure end-to-end design and delivery
  • A strong work ethic, exceptional problem-solving skills, and an interest in tackling diverse technical challenges. Design and develop quality code that follows best practices and adheres to Palmetto standards
  • Openness to collaboration through formal and informal code and PR review processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ES6+ language features
  • Experience with NestJS
  • Experience in React and isomorphic React is a plus
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with at least one common development tool such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, Yarn, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git
  • Experience with agile development practices, TDD, and pair-programming

Equal Employment Opportunity

Palmetto embraces diversity and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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