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Software Engineer
Boston, Massachusetts  |  Onsite
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Applied on October 18, 2021
Job Id #48580 Posted August 24, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Motion is a program designed to motivate members to live healthier lives by providing monetary incentives for accomplishing activity goals. You will dig into the complex but rewarding world of IoT, wearables, and cross-platform development, all at massive scale.
  • The role demands system thinking, great execution, bold innovation, obsession with quality, solving problems with creativity while keeping the user in mind and ambition to take projects over the finish line.

Ideal Background:

  • The candidate will be working on the Agile Scrum team - 6 Software Engineers, 1 Scrum Master/Systems Analyst, 1 Solutions Architect, and 1 Product Owner.

Team and Team size:

  • The candidate will be working on an Agile Scrum team – 4-5 Full Stack Software Engineers, 1 Scrum Master, and other cross-functional partners

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Join a development team to perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing with a focus on C#/.NET Core
  • Own the build/deploy/release process and find ways to automate and improve our pipeline at every step
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance * Participate in an Agile / Scrum / Kanban methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks
  • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team
  • Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity
  • Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the scrum team
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets coding best practices guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and maintainability guidelines
We are looking for a Software Engineer with the following skills:
  • 2+ years of experience building and shipping production software in a scaled distributed environment (preferably in public cloud - AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud)
  • 1+ years of experience with React Native mobile development or native iOS/Android development
  • Experience with relational databases, NoSQL databases and Docker (AWS Aurora & DynamoDB preferred)
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical colleagues
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field OR related practical experience
  • Commitment to quality, performance, and efficiency


  • Experience with mobile app development, Git, automated testing frameworks, Relational databases

Nice to have:

  • Public Cloud Experience
  • GraphQL
  • DynamoDB

Working Time:

  • We work in a collaborative space in heart of Fenway, 1325 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215

Interview Process:

  • Round 1: MS Teams Video Call (behavioral interview)
  • Round 2: MS Teams Video Call (technical & coding interview)
  • Round 3: MS Teams Video Call or On Site (technical, culture fit, potential coding interview)

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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