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Software Engineer - React

California Hot Springs, California
Job Type
29 Jul 2022
Who We Are

National Research Group (NRG) is a leader in data driven insights and strategic consultation to the global technology and entertainment industries. Working at the confluence of technology, content, and culture, NRG offers bold insights for storytellers everywhere. Our consultants have experience working across all facets of technology and media.

Why You'll Love It Here

We are inspired by working with storytellers that challenge us to think differently and see the world in new ways. As a result, our business is driven by creative, curious, and inventive people who have a passion for pop culture. We work as a collective across disciplines and geographies to bring together the best thinking for every assignment, delivering insights to bold storytellers everywhere.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer. In this role you will build the next generation of creative technology solutions that positively impact our clients and client service team experiences and will continue to shape and drive leading-edge market research solutions.

You will work on a team of highly motivated and talented individuals that collaborate with organizational leaders, product managers, technical project managers, QA engineers, DevOps engineers, and client service stakeholders across the company to implement new features and products.

You must be able to work independently and you will be responsible for developing new features and/or products that will be used by professionals across the entertainment and technology industries.

If you feel that you can make an impact through innovation and collaboration and come to work with a passion to create amazing applications that wow our clients, this is the role for you.

The Role
  • Embrace and support the vision of the organization.
  • Design, develop, enhance, and support new and existing products and features.
  • Work closely with other engineers to develop sound technical architecture and design to complex technical challenges.
  • Follow best practices for SDLC and documentation. Create quality designs that meet requirement needs, conduct unit testing and automate where it makes sense, conduct code reviews, and focus on delivering high-quality work.
  • Collaborate across the organization to gain a shared understanding of the initiative, perform analysis, and propose a solution.
  • Ensure that the code meets performance, reliability, quality, security, and testability standards and is able to support high-traffic and high-availability.
  • Learn and develop skills in new technologies that can be leveraged to improve existing applications.
  • Develop scalable data visualization solutions.
Who You Are
  • Internally-motivated self-starter who strives to get things done and is not deterred by challenges.
  • Critical thinker, able to understand and respond to complex questions or issues that may arise.
  • Successfully manages time and competing priorities in order to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Team player and strong collaborator with a focus on detail that can initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal oversight and a passion for quality.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience architecting solutions, or working closely with a technical architect, to develop responsive web applications.
  • Up to date on the latest best practices and technologies, willingness to experiment with new technologies, and overall desire and eagerness to learn.
Required Qualifications
  • BS/BA in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of JavaScript experience.
  • 3+ years of React experience.
  • Clear understanding of responsive design principles.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Redux.
  • Experience with data visualization such as d3.js and Tableau.
  • Java experience. (Nice to have)
  • Solid knowledge of web services. (Nice to have)
  • Clear understanding of object-oriented design and development principles. (Nice to have)
  • Working knowledge of relational databases. (Nice to have)
  • Development environment (Experience with similar technologies is welcome):
    • AWS
    • Postgres, Redshift
    • Java
    • React
    • Spring Boot
    • Git
    • Maven
    • JUnit
Position Type

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Work Environment

This position is fully remote. However, NRG offers flexible work options if an employee happens to live near a dedicated office (Playa Vista or New York) and wants a hybrid work model. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Required Application Materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why do you want to work at NRG?
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  • Job Reference: 671207108-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: National Research Group
  • Location: California Hot Springs, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent