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Staff Software Engineer

Company: MPX
Location: Portland
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to work at a company that has won Best Places to Work ten years running? Do you have drive, talent, a desire to work in a fast-paced environment alongside amazing people? MPX is a growing, technology-driven fulfillment and critical communications company based in Portland, Maine. We are currently seeking a Staff Software Engineer on our development team.In this role, you will:

  • Design and implement document rendering applications and web applications/APIs using PHP, PDFLib, and React.js in Amazon Web Services
  • Build and maintain workflows using automation software and Crawford composition tools
  • Define objectives by analyzing user requirements, envisioning system features and functionality, and working with business analysts and project managers to bring them to life
  • Drive the maintenance and clearing of technical debt, and support system upgrades to maximize program performance.
  • Collaborate closely and communicate effectively with team members in an Agile environment
  • Mentor team members in development best practices
  • Participate in occasional client meetings as a technical resource
  • Be hands on, resolving issues as assigned, handling escalated support issues when needed
  • Look for ways to improve processes and modernize software and systems
  • Prioritize tasks according to business and client needs
  • Perform other duties as needed for our clients and teamThe ideal candidate:
    • Has 12+ years of software engineering experience and is currently in a senior engineer or staff/principal engineer role
    • Holds a B.S. in Computer Science or Software Engineering
    • Has expertise with the core technologies we use: PHP, JavaScript, React.js, Amazon Web Services, MySQL, Linux, PDFlib, Automate, SFTP, Crawford, PDF/PS
    • Possesses a deep set of troubleshooting, problem-solving and diagnostic skills.
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities
    • Is self-directed, continuously looking for ways to improve work, eager to learn, with the ability to absorb information quickly
    • Thinks ahead, plans a project, and prepares action plans to achieve desired results
    • Has superior communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
    • Follows through with a high sense of urgencyAbout MPXMPX is a technology company, providing comprehensive communications solutions to organizations across many industries. We have a unique culture of high-performing people who proudly solve business communication problems for our clients. Our culture is fast paced. We depend on each other to contribute, to do our respective parts. We attract and retain doers and problem solvers. Our clients choose us because we listen to them and challenge them to bring innovative ideas, process improvements, and cost savings. MPX has earned Best Places to Work in Maine in 2021 for tens year running!Our Core BehaviorsPut Clients First. MPX doesn't exist without our clients.Achieve Ambitious Outcomes. Set, measure, and accomplish goals that deliver massive value to our clients and team.Cultivate Inclusion. We want an environment that retains and engages the diverse teams we build.Bias Towards Action. When in doubt, we take the next best step, then course correct when needed. We go out of our way to fix problems when we see them. We take ownership seriously.Be Candid and Kind. Be extremely caring and extremely direct in all you do at MPX, especially when it comes to giving positive and constructive feedback.Be Curious. Everything gets better when you're curious. Things get more interesting, clearer, and more approachable. When you bring curiosity into the workplace, you're growing yourself, your teammates, and MPX.Competitive Salary and Benefits include:
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Paid holidays + paid time off
      • 401k match
      • STD, LTD + life insurance
      • Onsite fitness facility
      • Be part of a world-class team!MPX is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer

Keywords: MPX, Portland , Staff Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Portland, Maine

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