Software Engineer – Full Stack

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Method is a global design and engineering consultancy founded in 1999. We believe that innovation should be meaningful, beautiful and human. We craft practical, powerful digital experiences that improve lives and transform businesses. Our teams [based in New York, Charlotte, Atlanta, London, and remote] work with a wide range of organizations in many industries, including Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Automotive, Aviation, and Professional Services.

Overview:
Method is seeking a Full Stack Engineer with intimate familiarity with the web platform. Our Full Stack Engineers are engaged in the full spectrum of product development, working with a team to write great software and build engaging products. Do you have the technical and relational skills to build business-critical applications with a high-performing, cross-functional team?

We generally operate with small teams working closely together on a wide variety of projects that range from an apparel design studio in the browser, to offline-enabled mobile web applications. We have products in production today built with a range of platforms. We are not religious about our technology, but choose the best for the problem. Our web stack today primarily includes Java, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, .NET, React, and Angular; though we have C and Go in production as well.

You want the web to compete with native platforms on every level; from building compelling experiences to maintenance, usability, and distribution. Regardless of what browser you use for daily use, you strongly believe that testing, supporting, and encouraging use of all browsers is core to the current and future success of the web. You are a human first, a developer second. You are willing and able to partake in and lead communication with project stakeholders. You should be able to explain technical constraints to both technical and non-technical audiences.

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Qualifications:
• Have 5+ years of experience working with a variety of technologies (e.g. Angular & React on the front end, Node & Java on the backend)
• Strong appreciation for excellent UI and API design
• Can articulate the difference between progressive enhancement & graceful degradation
• Are familiar with one or many software ecosystems (React, Angular, Java and .NET)
• Have used various hosting solutions (AWS, Heroku, Azure, Rackspace, Linode)
• Understand data stores (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis) & ORMs (Hibernate, ActiveRecord)
• Strong familiarity with API gateways, RESTful APIs, SOAP standards
• Highly self-motivated, engaging, investigative, and collaborative
• Love the journey as much as the destination

Why Method?
We look for individuals who are smart, kind and brave. Curious people with a natural ability to think on their feet, learn fast, and develop points-of-view for a constantly changing world find Method an exciting place to work. Our employees are excited to collaborate with dispersed and diverse teams that bring together the best in thinking and making. We champion the ability to listen, and believe that critique and dissonance lead to better outcomes. We believe everyone has the capacity to lead and look for proactive individuals who can take and give direction, lead by example, enjoy the making as much as they do the thinking, especially at senior and leadership levels.

We believe in work/life balance. Seriously. We offer a ton of competitive perks, including:
• Continuing education opportunities
• Abundant, flexible PTO and work-from-home policies
• 401K matching
• Health, Dental and Vision benefits, starting on day 1
• Friday company lunches, company outings, along with beer and a lot of snacks
• Health and wellness programs
• Other location-specific perks (just ask)