Software Engineer (Python)

Virtual Req #559
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Scout is a groundbreaking recruitment platform that uses machine learning to analyze billions of recruiting performance data points to predict recruiter success by specific job type. Scout’s AI then matches specific recruiters to specific jobs to ensure candidate quality while reducing fill times.
Scout is looking for a Software Engineer 1 that has a focus on growing as an engineer, learning existing tools, resources and processes. The ideal candidate for this role will be able to meet sprint commitments and goals, demonstrate continuous learning habits, and demonstrate some skills and abilities of the next level.

You'll work from the comfort of your own home and enjoy a culture of flexibility, continuous learning and innovation.

Python skills are a must have for success in this role.

Duties/Responsibilities/Primary Function:

  • Develop features and improvements to the Scout platform
  • Write unit tests to maintain test coverage
  • Participate in code review
  • Participate in the agile development process (design reviews, planning, retrospectives…

Required Skills/Abilities/Profile: 

  • CS fundamentals (data structure and algorithms)
  • Familiarity with web applications
  • Proficient with Python (or Go, Java depending on the opening)
  • Proficient with JavaScript / TypeScript / React
  • Good knowledge of MongoDB or SQL
  • Proficient with Git
  • Experience 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:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in software development, preferably developing web applications.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field is a plus

What We Offer:

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it!
  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision and dental benefits, generous 401(k), FSA, $8k in yearly life-long learning funds
  • An unusually generous and flexible vacation offered - AKA vacation when you need it. No accruing vacation days or rolling over vacation days - just take a vacation and have fun! 
  • Free use of our Hawaii and Florida beach houses
  • Individualistic approach: we encourage a personal touch to your work - we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach
  • Industry reputation: we are the world's largest creative staffing firm

About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 


Vitamin T/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.

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