clients FormAssembly

Senior Software Engineer



Job Type






Skill Set


Backend Programming

Job Details

We are adding a Senior Software Engineer with strong software development experience to our growing Engineering department

As a Senior Engineer at FormAssembly, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Build new solutions that solve real-world problems every day. You'll work both independently and with your team to create customer-focused SaaS web applications and provide support for existing systems.
  • Own your work. You'll be able to work "full-stack" on multiple parts of a web application, from backend APIs to dynamic frontends used by a global customer base.
  • Have a broad impact on the organization.
  • Assist in scoping, estimating, and planning projects.
  • Lead in code review, pairing, and other forms of knowledge sharing.
  • Help onboard new developers and mentor more junior team members.
  • Collaborate with designers, Product Owners, other engineers, stakeholders, and clients to understand business goals, analyze requirements, formulate solutions, and ensure the successful execution and delivery of Engineering's goals.


  • Availability: Be available to work a standard U.S Eastern time zone workday
  • 5 or more years of experience building online applications using a PHP Framework (e.g., Laravel)
  • Proficiency in multiple modern programming languages
  • React, Angular, Vue or JavaScript UI development is a plus
  • Strong coding fundamentals - Algorithms & Data Structures
  • Experience with RESTFUL APIs and Web Services
  • Strong knowledge of RDBMS (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL), and a working knowledge of various NoSQL options
  • Well-read and with strong experience in software development best practices, software architecture, and DevOps principles.
  • PlatformExperience with Cloud technologies, tooling and deployment (AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Excellent "systems thinking." We build and run complex systems which require a strong ability to debug and understand what is going on.
  • Soft SkillsClearly communicating complex concepts and the big picture goal while also guiding decisions on tactical approaches to problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to work remotely in collaborative software development teams
  • Experience working in a fast-paced Agile environment
  • Strong bias for action; ability to take ownership of ambiguous problems and think long-term.
  • Passionate about building an innovative culture
  • You value a high-performing team, shipping software, and code quality and maintainability.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience running production applications with several thousands of users.
  • Strong knowledge of secure systems programming practices, OWASP Top 10, etc.
  • Experience with AWS, ECS, and containers
  • Experience with microservices concepts, development, and deployment
  • Familiarity with site and infrastructure monitoring systems (e.g., CloudWatch, Datadog, New Relic)
  • Expertise with software development lifecycle branching and distributed source code management systems (e.g., Git-Flow, GitHub-Flow)



FormAssembly offers several benefits that help to facilitate a healthy team, personal growth, and a work-life balance, all of which contribute to creating a more engaged and passionate workforce.

  • Health benefits (health, dental, vision) for team members based in the United States
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with a 4% company match for team members based in the United States
  • Unlimited paid vacation and 10 company holidays
  • Flexible work schedule
  • 16 weeks of Paid Parental Leave
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Budget for professional development
  • The company provided a Mac laptop

You'll be joining a talented and fun team, working together to build something great!

Compensation: $120,000 - $150,000