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Quoin seeking Software Engineer - Boston, Washington DC, or Charlotte/Mooresville NC

posted Oct 25, 2010, 1:15 PM by T. Reid Lewis
Quoin is seeking a Software Engineer to support development projects in our web-based applications practice. As a senior technologist, the individual will work directly with clients, and assume a key project delivery role with our staff. Day-to-day work will focus on design, implementation, testing, and peer review in an agile/continuous integration approach. The Software Engineer will assist clients with technology selection, enterprise architecture, and adoption of agile processes. This is a hands-on development role, and requires the implementation of user-interface and application components using Java, Ajax, JavaScript, and other technologies.

A successful candidate will possess proven design skills and a broad knowledge of application development technology. This individual will thrive in a collaborative and team-oriented environment, and have a desire to acquire and apply new skills. Quoin offers a challenging opportunities for professionals who are driven by building great software.

Location: Boston, Washington DC, or Charlotte/Mooresville NC.

Required Skills

    * 3 - 8 years of professional software development, including design experience on one or more projects
    * Proven track record for problem solving and delivering high-quality software
    * Strong knowledge of a component frameworks, such as J2EE or .Net
    * Strong knowledge of application servers or containers, such as Spring, Tomcat, or JBoss
    * Significant experience with iterative and test-driven development practice
    * Significant experience with Ajax, JQuery, or other web client frameworks
    * Software testing knowledge, including experience with automated unit, system, load, and performance testing
    * Build automation knowledge
    * Experience in a client-facing role, with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Skills

    * Experience with PHP, Python, Rails, or similar languages
    * Experience with relational database design and administration, including distributed database models
    * Experience with XHTML, XSLT, and CSS
    * Experience developing in a continuous integration environment using source code control, automated testing, and build automation
    * Experience with agile development practices
    * Experience in software specification using UML or other object-oriented analysis and design methods
    * Practical knowledge of content management or online publishing systems
    * Hands-on experience with search engines and search engine optimization
    * Hands-on experience with e-commerce tools


    * Design, code, and test user-interface and application components
    * Consult to clients on technology selection and enterprise architecture
    * Consult to clients on continuous integration, software configuration management, and agile practices
    * Participate in analysis of application requirements
    * Produce design and other documentation
    * Participate in design and code reviews for components  produced by project teams
    * Share knowledge and development techniques throughout the organization
    * Define best practices for the technology staff
    * Demonstrate flexibility by acquiring new skills and taking on new tasks
    * Work effectively on project teams using agile development practices


    * Salary commensurate with experience
    * Company-paid health insurance for employees and families
    * Long-term disability
    * 3 weeks of annual vacation

About Quoin
Quoin offers challenging opportunities for management and technology professionals who thrive in a collaborative and team-oriented environment. We are an established software development firm with track record of success, yet Quoin is a "boutique" that offers a great work environment for engineers who like to build software.

Our professional staff has extensive experience in all phases of the software development life cycle - planning, requirements, analysis and design, implementation, testing, deployment, and support. These phases are managed using a proven methodology that leads to on-time delivery to clients and zero-defect software.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (in Adobe PDF format) to Brad Kain brad.kain[AT] All positions are full-time employment only. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. No third parties, please.