Job Description The Center for Active Design (CfAD) is seeking a passionate and creative Senior Software Engineer to jump start and grow an engineering team, and to build out the next generation of our proptech platform for the Fitwel Certification System. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, and is familiar with the software development life cycle from preliminary system analysis to tests and deployment. We are looking for someone with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products. The candidate must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development. Job ResponsibilitiesStrategizes with senior management on building a strong engineering team.Develops software design and architecture solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.Documents, develops flowcharts, layouts and documentation to identify requirements and solutions.Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.Performs validation and verification testing.Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.Develops software verification plans and quality assurance procedures.Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.Protects operations by keeping information confidential. QualificationsPassion and dedication to CfAD's missionA minimum of 7 years of relevant professional as a Senior Software EngineerBachelor's degree or higher required, in computer science, or a relevant fieldAbility to work well both independently with minimum supervision, and in a collaborative environmentProven project management experience, including planning, resourcing, project management, and reporting Knowledge and experience with monitoring tools, programming languages, and in designing, programming, and implementing large information systemsExcellent communication skills (technical and non-technical), organizational, and leadership skillsSelf-starter with demonstrated good judgment, critical thinking, flexibility, resourcefulness, and problem-solving abilities This position is located in New York City.
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