Sr. Software Engineer

Woonsocket, RI
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Christena Peterson

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for creating new functionality that never existed before? Do you like to add your personal touch to the software development life cycle? Aquent is currently sourcing for a Senior Software Engineer, courtesy of one of our innovative and well-respected, Fortune 500 clients, local to the Woonsocket, RI market area. The ideal candidate for this role will have a minimum of 5 years of experience leading a team of developers who are responsible for building new and support existing websites. You will need to have a background in creative engineering balanced with a high quality of customer focus. You must be able to work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at once. 


  • Understand challenges of large-scale cloud deployment and upgrade, as well as, resource allocation
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs such as; conferring with users, studying system flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle
  • Research, design, test, implement and educate delivery area teams on the latest open source software, technologies and methodologies
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions
  • Research, design, test, implement and educate delivery area teams on the latest open source software, technologies and methodologies
  • Design and innovate technologies for effective resource allocation, fast application deployment and zero downtime upgrade
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Deliver rapidly iterative new design or new architecture POC and platform production releases

Client Description:

Skills that set you apart of the rest: 

  • Deep knowledge and history of delivery of Large Scale Web and/or Mobile Applications 
  • Deep knowledge of various cloud infrastructure hardware and software such as Openstack, AWS, GCP and Azure, as well as the underlying architecture for hyper-converged technologies. 
  • Extensive participation in Extreme Programming Product Teams
  • Experience in Extreme Programming practices 
  • Experience managing software deliverables using tools like Jira / Pivotal Tracker 
  • Experience in big data real time analysis is a plus. 
  • Experience in OS virtualization and containerization technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes is a plus


  • Master Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following cloud platforms: Cloud Foundry, Openshift, AWS Web Services, MS Azure, Google App Engine, Heroku, or other PaaS technologies
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline GIT, Stash, Bit Bucket, Artifactory, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience with Mobile Application Development (iOS/Android)
  • Experience with Web Application Development (Angular/React)
  • Fluent with functional, imperative and object-oriented development languages (Go, NodeJS, React, Spring-Java)