Sr. Software Engineer in Durham, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job Description

Vaco has been tasked with helping an insurance company build out a team of Software Engineers to work under the Lead Architect in an effort to digitally transform legacy applications into a Cloud Native architecture.

The Sr Software Engineer is responsible for designing and developing web, front-end, shared service, and back-end solutions. This includes producing design artifacts, developing and testing application, service, and component code, and supporting the testing, change and release, and production operation of the code. Responsible for ensuring alignment to the enterprise architecture standards, industry standards, and best practices when designing or changing applications. The developer will define and create Swagger/OpenAPI specs for REST APIs, and have a strong understanding of REST principles and guidelines including versioning.

This person is an innovative, passionate, and flexible technologist, responsible for driving and promoting emerging technologies, Agile and DevOps (CI/CT/CD) methods and patterns, containers (Docker), and quality delivery. She or he will be experienced with modern languages (Javascript primarily, with Java, and/or C# a plus), SQL and NoSQL database design and queries, along with TSQL language and XML and JSON (preferred) document formats. Experience deploying to AWS a plus.


  • 3+ years of experience developing and designing solutions using Javascript and Javascript technologies (e.g., Node, React)
  • Demonstrated commitment to building and maintaining appropriate documentation including stories, code comments, system/functional requirements, system designs, and use cases
  • Strong development skills in/with one or more of: Node.js, React, Angular, JSON, XML, HTML5, CSS, Web API, and SOAP/REST API calls; scripting languages such as Ruby or Go a plus
  • Strong SQL database table and query development experience; similar experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and cache databases such as Redis preferred