Principle Software Engineer (REMOTE)
Gridiron IT
 McLean, VA

GridIron IT ise seeking a talented lead engineer who enjoys the challenges of scaling an application well beyond the MVP stage. Applicants should have at least 7+ years of experience developing for the web with a solid command of Python, Javascript, modern PHP, Java, Ruby, or similar.


  • Build and maintain web applications, services and APIs
  • Write well-structured, reliable, efficient and easily maintainable code
  • Debug and optimize new and existing code, and write high quality unit tests
  • Work independently and collaboratively with other software engineers on cross-team projects
  • Lead and contribute to peer code reviews
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to less-experienced software developers


  • 7+ years developing web applications using Python, Javascript, modern PHP, Java, Ruby, or similar
  • Solid understanding of web technologies and object oriented design
  • Experience with relational databases such as PostgresSQL, MySQL or MSSQL Server, or similar databases
  • Knowledge and experience with HTML5, CSS3, HAML, SCSS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience with REST and SOAP based APIs
  • Experience with source control using Git and GitHub
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a team player with strong, self-managing work ethic
  • Passion for software engineering, learning and continuous improvement