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Sr. Backend Software Engineer - Platform Team | Full-Time

Salt Lake City, UT | Remote Focused

Who we are

At SimpleCitizen, we make immigration work better for people & companies by transforming what are often manual & cumbersome processes into modern, automated workflows. We differentiate from the competition through relentless focus on our customers: the immigration applicant & the people who work at our client companies managing global immigration & mobility programs. We are laser focused on creating delightful user experiences, efficient processes & easy access to data & information when it is needed.

Since our founding in 2014, we’ve built a reputation of doing whatever it takes to help legal immigrants to the United States obtain permanent residence & citizenship at a fraction of the cost & time, while achieving an industry-leading success rate & superb customer reviews & NPS ratings.

Over the last couple of years, we’ve taken that same attitude & innovative spirit into the corporate immigration space & just recently joined Fragomen—the largest & leading immigration law firm & services provider in the United States & around the world. For nearly 70 years, Fragomen has been exclusively dedicated to providing immigration guidance & support & has a global footprint of over 50 offices worldwide supporting immigration into more than 170 countries. Fragomen’s professionals are recognized as the world’s preeminent immigration practitioners & thought leaders in their respective jurisdictions. This exciting acquisition will provide SimpleCitizen with financial backing & a broad base of exciting clients, enabling us to continue to improve the immigration experience for hundreds of thousands of workers around the globe.

Opportunities to truly disrupt an industry are not that common, but this is one of them. In partnership with Fragomen, the stage is set for SimpleCitizen to transform the multi-billion-dollar corporate immigration industry. We will win because of our uncompromising customer focus, our innovative approach to technology & our recent union with the preeminent legal immigration services provider in the industry.

To achieve this bold mission, we’ll need the help of the best people in product, design & engineering.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a senior level backend software developer to join our Core Platform Team. The position involves working on platform features of our application involving multiple end user types. We mainly use Python 3 & Django on the backend today, but we’re looking for someone with proficient experience in a modern web framework.

Responsibilities

  • Understand user & product requirements
  • Participate in building & architecting product features & fixes
  • Work with a cross functional team to deliver solutions for our internal & external end-users
  • Help debug production issues

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience with software development
  • 3+ years experience in Python & Django (for this specific position we’re requiring Django experience)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience working with production systems & deployments
  • Understanding of industry security practices
  • Align with SimpleCitizen’s vision of providing innovative solutions to simplify global mobility & immigration

If you would like to apply for the position, simply click the following link & complete the application process through our hiring portal.

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