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Verisk Full Stack Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Your role will be responsible for the continued development and integration of our Commodities products on the Lens Platform. These products deal with a variety of commodities and broad set of technologies, datasets and cross industry requirements. You will help drive the development and integration of these products. We will need you to ensure adherence to best practice in building modern software architectures with well-designed APIs. Skillset * 5 plus years’ experience as a full stack software engineer. * Experience across the stack building web-based applications in a cloud environment. * Strong background in a combination of the following: C#, Python, Typescript, Angular, React * Strong data engineering foundation gained in developing commercial applications with traditional (SQL, Postgres, etc) and NOSQL databases (Elasticsearch, Neo4, MongoDB, etc) and streaming data (Kafka) * Strong software development foundation gained in a senior engineering role with proven experience in systems development at scale * Proven experience in conceptualizing, documenting, and developing customer-facing products and applications. Commercial product or analysis experience with commodities market datasets, data feeds and industry conventions. * Hands on expertise with agile methodologies and comprehensive understanding of modern patterns and practices * Experience with leading, coaching, and mentoring individuals and teams * Expert level knowledge of multiple technology stacks, object-oriented design approaches and enterprise design patterns * Solid knowledge of modern enterprise and cloud architectures (e.g. microservices, serverless, event driven, reactive) and containerization methodologies. * Comfortable with managing technical debt and working with legacy codebases * Hands on experience with application optimization, scaling, and security. Particularly caching strategies, and large-scale distributed computing * Proven knowledge of continuous delivery and approaches to continuous integration Leadership * Lead a culture of product development where solving problems for our customers is the highest priority. * Act as, and be seen as a technical authority within engineering teams * Identify emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into our operations and activities * Ensure engineers are supported and challenged to do valuable work * Build trust and confidence, and develop cross-departmental relationships Encourage a collective code ownership and learning culture * Identify recruitment requirements and actively participate in the recruitment process. * Communicate effectively across functions as required Delivery * Lead implementation and delivery ensuring coding, unit testing, system integration, defect resolution, and technical documentation adheres to our standards * Consistently demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills, initiative, and drive * Responsible for the overall technical quality of project deliverables * Proactively identify problems with requirements and communicates these issues early to help course-correct * Assist in troubleshooting and support efforts for existing systems and applications, focused on improving our existing systems and applications * Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team * Promote shared ownership of code though code reviews, standards, and documentation * Participate in the definition and implementation of the engineering team roadmap. * Measurable improvements to the team’s output and the adoption of best practices and standards. * Holding yourself to the highest of professional and ethical standards and expecting the same of co-workers. Collaboration * Work in collaboration with team members to perform scoping, estimation, and technology feasibility tasks for the intended solution * Manage dependencies among engineering activities and constantly monitor, assess, and control the technical execution * Address technical queries and elicit, prioritize, and negotiate changes to requirements and defects * Contribute to system and data issue identification and resolution within teams across the organization Quality * Anticipating technical problems that will fall out of major products and designing solutions to overcome those problems * Promote a culture of code quality and continuous improvement * Drive the importance of data accuracy from internal and external sources Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability. Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. 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