Senior Software Developer

Arlington, VA, United States

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Senior Software Developer

Are you passionate about developing products and integrating these products with different systems using the latest technologies? Hobsons is seeking a talented and energetic Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Arlington, VA.  The role will suit a self-motivated individual, who has 3+ years' of engineering experience with a proven track record of product delivery.

The Senior Software Engineer at Hobsons will be involved in significant development projects for our market-leading Higher Education SaaS product. Your work will focus on developing applications using various cutting-edge technologies following an Agile process. 

This position will be located in Arlington, VA (Clarendon Metro)

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • We value engineers over application stacks. We work daily in Java Spring, Node, Python and React using RESTful principles to connect with SQL and NoSQL datastores. We prefer Node and Kotlin.
  • We are always improving and working towards frictionless development, automation and high quality code.
  • We care about our users and delivering them a great experience. 
  • We measure our successes and failures as a team, therefore we value the ability to clearly communicate and work well with other team members
  • Above all we value, security, availability, then features, in that order 

Minimum Qualifications (some of the following):

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent with 2+ years’ experience. Experience with full stack Web Application development using modern development technologies such as Node.js, ReactJS, AWS. 
  • Knowledge of OWASP top ten, and a strong foundation in application security.
  • 3+ years of database experience with technologies such as Postgres and/or any NoSQL. 
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI, TravisCI or CodeFresh. 
  • Hands-on experience using Docker, Kubernetes and Git  
  • One year of experience using AWS services, such as Lambda, SES, SQS, EC2, RDS, ALB’s and have knowledge of VPC’s (AWS and/or RightScale knowledge a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in product or SaaS development or similar

Hobsons recognizes the importance of taking care of our most valuable assets – our employees. That’s why we not only offer a comprehensive total rewards package but also continuously evaluate our offerings to meet the evolving needs of our workforce.

Benefits Include (but may vary depending on global location):

  • Affordable and Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401(k) Plan with Match
  • Substantial Paid Time-Off
  • Education/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Voluntary Employee Programs: Legal Services, ID Theft & Credit Monitoring

Work-Life Balance & Culture:

  • Company Closes December 24th through January 1st as a Paid Holiday
  • Generous Holiday Schedule with Floating Holidays
  • Premium Days for Volunteering, Personal Wellness, and/or School Conferences/Visits
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Casual Dress Environment
  • Flexible Work Arrangement Opportunities
  • Fitness Program Membership Discounts
  • Employee Funded Charity Programs
  • Adopt A Class - Local Community Involvement
  • Work Perks Discount Program

To view our comprehensive list of total rewards benefits, please visit  To learn more about Hobsonsvisit our corporate website at http://www.hobsons.comand follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

Note: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.

Hobsons is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or another legally protected status.



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