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Scout Engineering - Senior Software Engineer

Virtual Req #676
Monday, October 10, 2022

As a Senior Software Engineer you will join a rapidly growing team building the most innovative online B2B recruitment marketplace.  We are seeking full stack creative thinkers, who thrive in a fast-paced environment. If you don’t mind rolling up your sleeves to dive into our product, while delivering top quality software that will thrill our customers, apply now. 

This is a fully remote opportunity that offers an exceptional work/life balance.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Participates in interviews for new hires

  • Coaches junior engineers (process, code base, best practices)

  • Acts as Technical Team Lead for specific features in a Scrum team:

  • Work closely with the product manager during discovery

  • Owns technical design for new features

  • Co-owns velocity of the team (in collaboration with the Engineering Manager)

  • Manages releases and cross-team dependencies

  • Participates in cross-team discussions around processes and architecture improvements

Duties/Responsibilities/Primary Function:

  • Develop large features and improvements to the Scout platform

  • Write unit tests to maintain test coverage

  • Contributes to improvements of the code structure towards improved maintainability and testability

  • Drives coding best practices within the team

  • Participate in code review

  • Participate in the agile development process (design reviews, planning, retrospectives…)

  • Write and review large technical designs

  • Keep up-to-date with relevant advances in the field

Required Skills/Abilities/Profile: 

  • CS fundamentals (data structure and algorithms)

  • Deep knowledge of modern web applications

  • Expert in Python/Go

  • Proficient with JavaScript / TypeScript / React

  • Good knowledge of MongoDB or SQL

  • Proficient with Git

  • Proficient with Docker (Kubernetes is a plus)

  • Experience with AWS is a plus

  • Good written and verbal communication

  • Ability to operate independently in a remote environment

Education and Experience:

  • 7+ years of professional experience in software development, preferably developing web applications.

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field is a plus

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer of up to 8hrs per day.

  • Remote position. 


We are the leading global work solutions company. Through a range of brands, we help guide businesses toward the talent, technology, and services they need to excel. From specialty recruiting and talent experience to creative strategy and project management, we’re making the future of work better for everyone. Our brands include Aquent Talent, Aquent Studios, Aquent RoboHead, Aquent Scout, Aquent Employer of Record, and Aquent Gymnasium. To learn more, visit


Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $130,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $135,000.00