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Posted: Friday, June 9, 2017 12:03 AM

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Are you passionate about open source technology? Are you ready to make a difference in people's lives by tackling tough data problems? Do you enjoy working on small, informal development teams that utilize cutting edge technology and embrace a culture of open feedback? Are you interested in a job that will allow you to choose your own adventure and advocate for technology that you believe in? If so, Amida is the place for you.

Amida Technology Solutions is a DC-based open software company focused on solutions for data interoperability, data exchange, and data security. We work with customers across healthcare, cybersecurity, public sector and non-government organizations. We provide customization, configuration, installation, and operational services. We specialize in collecting data regardless of source or format, and transforming it for downstream applications and services.

Amida is currently looking for a Software Architect to join our team in Washington DC. In this role you will be focused on the architecture, design and implementation of Amida's software platforms, applications, and features primarily utilizing modern JavaScript frameworks. You will proactively participate in every aspect of the software development lifecycle including architecture, design, implementation, test design, test implementation, optimization, and delivery. You will also be responsible for leading small development teams through design, implementation and delivery. This role will be 70% architecture/management and 30% hands-on coding.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS or a related technical field
• 5+ years of experience in software engineering and development
• 1+ years of experience in software architecture and design
• 1+ years of experience in a team lead role
• 1-3 years of back-end development experience including Node.JS and Python
• 1-3 years of front-end development experience including React JS
• Prior experience using Git/Github, preferably contributing to open-source projects
• A firm grasp of RESTful API design and scalable web architecture
• Experience writing data parsers in a variety of formats, ranging from ASCII files to XML/JSON structured data
• Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and drive to deliver best-in-class software products

PREFERRED SKILLS
• Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS or a related technical field
• Prior experience working with data science, machine learning or natural language processing
• Experience developing software applications in an Agile environment
• Prior experience working with the ELK stack including Elasticsearch
• Prior experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure

ADDITIONAL NOTES
• Full Benefits: Health insurance, Life insurance, AD&D insurance, 401K, Pre-tax Public Transportation Account, Unlimited PTO
• Additional Benefits: Opportunity to telecommute 1-2 days per week, start-up environment, casual work attire without specific dress code

Amida Technology Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value diversity of ideas and people.

Pay Rate: $120,000 - $145,000

Email: ellen@amida-tech.com

• Location: District Of Columbia

• Post ID: 28415793 dc
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