Buzz Points® is looking for a Jr. Software Engineer, who is comfortable with both front and back end programming.  The Jr. Software Engineer will join our Engineering team and report directly to the Director of Engineering.

 

Buzz Points® is an innovative rewards platform for Community Banks and Credit Unions, built by experts, based on the art and science of incentives.

  • Community Banks and Credit Unions gain access to a sophisticated reward program designed to build revenue, complete with integrated marketing campaigns tailored for their local markets that drives customer acquisition, product utilization, customer loyalty, and more.

  • Cardholders earn points for completing profitable behaviors like using their cards, enrolling in eStatements, getting approved for a loan, etc. Points can be redeemed for a variety of exciting rewards including: gift cards, Real-Time Rewards at Preferred Businesses, donations to charity, discounted loan rates, travel or cash back.

Buzz Points is a fast-growing company.    Our investors include Lead Edge Capital, KEC Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Wild Basin Investments, Daylight Partners, Metamorphic Partners, Discover Financial Services/PULSE and more. 

 

It’s an exciting time at Buzz Points. Our platform has evolved around cloud centric technologies and we need capable engineers who understand the value of data.

As a Jr. Software Engineer, you’ll be responsible for developing and designing front end web architecture, ensuring the responsiveness of applications and working alongside the team for web design features, among other duties.

In order to be stand out as a candidate, you should express humility and patience. Furthermore, being able to listen to your colleagues is essential. Essential duties will include:

  • Code high-volume and scalable software

  • Create back-end services using Node.js, Python, SQL

  • Understanding of the serverless framework is a plus

  • Understanding of front-end web applications using React and other technologies is a plus

  • Designing and developing REST APIs in Node.js within the serverless framework

  • Working knowledge of AWS services such as API Gateway and Lambda

  • Partner closely with cross functional teams in design, product and other business units

  • Designing user interactions on web pages

  • Working with PostgreSQL and DynamoDB databases

  • Ensuring responsiveness of applications

  • Working alongside graphic designers for web design features

  • Seeing through a project from conception to finished product

  • Meeting both technical and consumer needs

  • Staying abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages

  • Special projects and other duties will be assigned as needed.

  • Represent the Buzz Points brand and mission with honesty, integrity, and professionalism.

Fit with our culture and natural leadership is important to the success of this role.

  • You must have the high energy, tenacity, and positivity.  You must be high integrity, laser focused, and have a “need to succeed” at whatever you do.

  • Exercise a commanding and inspiring team collaboration style;

  • Constantly elevate and improve methods and be a natural analytical and diagnostic problem solver;

  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives while working independently.

  • Graduated within the past 12 months, or will be graduating by Spring 2021, with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university (a plus but not absolutely required if you have requisite experience with the technologies mentioned above and below)

  • Strong applied experience. You’ve built, broken, and rebuilt software applications. We’re looking for creative thinkers who also know how to create real-world products.

  • Working knowledge of web technologies (such as HTTP, HTML/DOM, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX) will be beneficial

  • Experience with Node.js

  • Experience with Python

  • Understanding around concepts like Web Services, SOAP/REST APIs

  • A constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things

  • Familiarity with AWS Technologies such as API Gateway, Lambda, and S3.

  • Familiarity with Deployment tools such Serverless, Ansible, Github Actions, and Terraform.

  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as React and React Native.

  • Familiarity with database technology such as Postgres and DynamoDB.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Self-Starter/Motivator who works well with others.

  • Customer-centric approach to work.

  • Experience working with community banks and credit unions is a plus.

  • Experience in similar roles with a fast-growing small business marketing or rewards program a plus.

  • Thrives in a high-tech, fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

  • Enthusiasm, positive attitude, self-motivation, and strong work ethic.

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as experience in change management and project management experience, are crucial.

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Please email a letter of interest and your resume to jobs@buzzpoints.com.

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