Software Engineer II. (Python)

Virtual Req #558
Thursday, June 9, 2022

Scout is a groundbreaking recruiting 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 II who Learns quickly and makes steady progress and demonstrates skills of the next level. In this role, you will focus on attaining expertise in one or more areas including Java/JS/Ruby/iOS development, performance best practices, efficient use of data stores, and messaging.

You’ll work from home and enjoy a culture of innovation, continuous learning and flexibility. 

Python is the name of the game for success in this role.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • May participate in interviews for new hires

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

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

  • Participate in code review

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

  • Write and review technical designs

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:

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a 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

Physical Requirements: 

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

The role is considered remote and can be supported from a number of locations that cover standard US working time zones. There will be cases where in person team meetings or attending conferences would be required.

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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