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This is a remote position. Ad Hoc is a digital services company that helps the federal government better serve people. Our teams use modern, agile methods to meet the needs of our users while closing the gap between consumer expectations and government. Work on things that matter Our teams connect Veterans with services designed for their needs, help millions of people access affordable health care, and support important programs like Head Start. As we work with agencies to deliver critical services, we’re also changing how the government thinks about and uses technology. Built for a remote life Ad Hoc is remote-first and remote-always. We’ve designed our culture, communications, and tools to support a nationwide team. Being remote allows Ad Hoc to bring the best people onto our teams and give them the freedom to create a work environment that fits their lives. Maybe you need to adjust your schedule to care for your family or take a bike ride. At Ad Hoc, that’s welcomed. Committed to high expectations and a welcoming culture Ad Hoc values acceptance, accountability, and humility. We aren’t heroes. We leave our egos at the door to learn from our mistakes and improve the process for the next time.. We build small, inclusive teams to bring the best of consumer technology to the problems of government. Veterans Affairs The Veterans Affairs business unit helps transform the VA into a modern digital services organization where Veteran outcomes are at the center of every effort. We partner with the VA to design and deliver seamless user experiences for Veterans, their families and caregivers, and VA employees. By applying better practices in service design, product management, and technology, we enable VA to increase the usage, quality, and reliability of services and decrease the time Veterans spend waiting for outcomes. Primary Responsibilities: In this role, you will serve as an emerging subject matter expert, while serving as an individual contributor that exhibits a high level of trust, autonomy and empowerment. With minimal oversight from leadership, you will be responsible for leading and monitoring the ability to meet scope, schedule and delivery requirements and may support adjacent programs within the business unit. A Staff Software Engineer – Front End/ Back End exhibits strong influential skills to represent the software engineering practice in planning sessions, advocating for the best technical solution, while communicating tradeoffs. You will serve as the primary lead and proactively communicate with stakeholders; while utilizing strong influential skills to drive improvements in software engineering processes and practices. Primary expectations of a Staff Software Engineer – Front End/ Back End include: Plans and executes on roadmaps for new projects without explicit guidance and direction from technical supervisors Actively participates in conversations and planning sessions with partners and key stakeholders Periodically travels to work with and present to clients, partners, and stakeholders Elaborates on and evolves complex and ambiguous products to uncover constraints and new opportunities Reduces ambiguity in the systems they work with, including adding documentation, refactoring, and automated testing Effectively communicates on existing systems, design decisions, past performance, and a major history of the projects that they’ve been part of for bid-writing, tech demos, and other potentially client-facing communications Participates in technical depth interviews with new candidates Presents on technical topics effectively, articulating implementation complexity and other costs to inform business decisions Basic Qualifications: (Please update with any contract related requirements) Bachelor’s degree and 9+ years of engineering experience Experience with Ruby on Rails Experience with React Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Java and Python Experience with Spring Boot Prior experience working on an agile team Ad Hoc LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination. Ad Hoc job descriptions feature the starting range we reasonably expect to pay to candidates who would join our team with little to no need for training on the responsibilities we’ve outlined above. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and responsibility . The range of starting pay for this role is $X – $X and information on benefits offered is . Our recruiters will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements. 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