Field Nation
February 24, 2021
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job Type


This Senior Software Engineer will have the opportunity to impact our Field Nation product through creating and designing new features, delivering on the product roadmap releases, and working collaboratively across the organization to continuously build up our product. This critical position will be a key member of our Platform Enablement team. You will participate in the discovery, definition, and delivery of this offering. This position will also offer the chance to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment where new innovative ideas are encouraged and collaboration is a must. This position is currently remote due to Covid-19 and reports to the Director of Engineering.

What you'll work on:

    • Cutting edge technology SaaS solution hosted on AWS that enables today's and tomorrow’s Gig economy
    • Frontend built with React and Redux
    • Backend built on PHP, MySQL and increasingly NodeJS based microservices, exposed via REST API
    • Components built and deployed using Docker containers managed by Kubernetes

Main Responsibilities

    • Work closely with product management, UX, and our customers to craft user-focused solutions
    • Architect and implement scalable, secure, and reliable solutions
    • Assist in preparing technical specs for development by other developers
    • Bring fresh ideas on how technology can be used to solve big problems

What you'll need:

    • Full-stack development experience of at least 4 years
    • Strong background in PHP and understanding of MVC as well as service-oriented architectures
    • Advanced knowledge of SQL (MySQL specifically is a plus)
    • Strong understanding of JavaScript - Typescript experience is a plus
    • Experience with React and Redux
    • Experience working with distributed international team members
    • Ability to write clean standards-compliant HTML and CSS. Preprocessor experience (LESS/SASS) a plus
    • Familiarity with Git version control system
    • Knowledge of Linux or other Unix-based systems (Ubuntu/Debian is a plus)
    • Experience with Web Services based solutions (REST specifically)
    • Experience building highly available web applications
    • Experience with Microservice architecture
    • Broad technical knowledge – we look for people who can tie together technologies to solve really big problems
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work well with others as part of a team and across teams
    • Ability to break down larger initiatives into manageable components
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Why Field Nation
At Field Nation, we are breaking the barriers to work and enabling the gig economy. We’re a tech company that offers a web-based marketplace solution for buyers and sellers of contract services to simply connect, work, and manage their business. We look for collaborators, innovators, and problem solvers to join us in our common purpose of changing the way work gets done. We were named a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune in 2017, 2018, 2019, and a Top 150 Workplace in 2020. We look to hire extraordinary people and provide them extraordinary benefits.
A snapshot of our perks and benefits for full-time employees:
- Unlimited/Flexible paid time off
- Annual vacation bonus – yes, we’ll pay you a bonus to take paid time off!
- Individualized growth and development plans to help you develop a deeper skillset and wider responsibility in your career
- Exposure to and experience with cutting edge technologies to solve meaningful problems in an entrepreneurial, scaling startup environment
- Company paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits with HSA option (to include a competitive employer contribution)
- Paid parental leave pay available
- Great work/life balance with a flexible, come-as-you-are environment
- Competitive 401k employer match and vesting schedule
- Free gym membership in our building’s new facility
- Open office space with tons of natural light in beautiful downtown Minneapolis, connected to the Minneapolis skyway system, close to public transportation hubs, and many popular food options

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