Associate Software Engineer

Job Type
Junior, Senior level

Job Description


Skillable is a 100% remote and virtual tech company that’s modernizing the world of training. Come share your professional magic with highly talented, drive and fun colleagues who believe in the power of “skilling.” Experience what a true team focused on doing the right thing feels like!

Our people and talent are what make us great and fun! We work together to create amazing solutions and experiences for our customers and their clients. We utilize our employees’ personal strengths to help our company grow and ensure our team is living their best, authentic life. We don’t just share our appreciation for our team members once a year with a branded mug—it’s shared on a daily basis. Our remote work environment blends the demands of work and life without the added pressure of commuting or feeling guilty about leaving early to visit the dentist.

Come work with us and learn what teamwork and integrity blended with an emphasis on well-being and balance can do for your career!

The Associate Software Engineer will play a pivotal role in our technology team, focusing on the design, testing, and implementation of software applications. Responsibilities will encompass both front-end and back-end development, where this person will transform software requirements into effective, maintainable solutions within our existing application frameworks. A significant part of your role involves developing unit and functional tests, contributing to our commitment to Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).

Job Duties Responsibilities
  • Work with the engineering team to deliver on key business features
  • Partner closely with Lead Engineer to understand daily, weekly, monthly prioritization in software development tasks and needs
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy software systems that support exceptional Skillable products
  • Develop and test features completely including both unit and functional tests
  • Perform functional and regression testing where requested to support Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Consider non-functional requirements such as system performance, usability, reliability, security, legal and other operational aspects
  • Ensure code is ready for QA through intentional focus on unit testing and developing clean code
  • Prepare for and actively participate in meaningful retrospective meetings and consider action plans with your lead(s) for overall improvement.
  • Support a rhythm for proactive communication with your lead(s), Product Owner, and related team members to ensure transparency on trends and development suggestions or identifying issues or roadblocks.
  • Actively participate in standups for development teams, working to mitigate risks, and clarifying daily dev blockers.
  • In collaboration with team lead(s), research different approaches and technologies that may help the team deliver higher quality software with faster velocity.
  • Collaborate with assigned product teams and lead software engineers to fully understand requirements and suggest improvements during refinement and pre-dev stages.
  • Support and promote the company values through positive interactions with both internal and external partners and customers on a regular basis.
  • Other strategic business initiatives or cross-functional project involvement as required.


  • Bachelors' degree in a related field such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, data analysis OR equivalent years of professional and related experience.
  • 2+ years' experience in software development; experience in an agile product team with .NET Framework and C# preferred.
  • Demonstrated direct and hands-on experience in effectively implementing and leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.
  • Experience working with JavaScript, cloud native applications, RESTful APIs, writing Unit Tests, Entity Framework and MSSQL.
  • Experience developing “against” cloud platforms; Azure, AWS (Amazon Web Services), or GCP (Google Cloud Platform) preferred.
  • Experience working on small agile teams in GitFlow or Trunk Based Development (a plus).
  • Experience working with virtualization platforms such as Hyper-V, VMWare, or Docker (a plus).
  • Flexible with the ability to adapt in a growing organization while undergoing consistent, proactive, iterative change and process improvement.
  • Ability to work autonomously and meet critical deadlines accordingly
  • Comfort working and communicating closely with technical and business audiences of all levels
  • The desire and ability to work at a fast pace and drive concurrent technical projects.
What’s in it for You? Rewards and Perks

We believe in providing a suite of benefits that ensure our employees know we appreciate them as people first. Skillable wants to be a company that promotes physical, emotional and all around well-being through our benefit offerings! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
  • Fully remote with a monthly stipend to pay for office services and supplies
  • Medical (2 plan options), dental (2 plan options), vision, health savings account with generous employer contributions, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, EAP, group paid life insurance, group paid STD and LTD and voluntary life/ADD insurance, accident and critical illness options.
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, healthy lifestyle reimbursements.
  • Open PTO, Paid holidays, bereavement leave, parental leave, caregiver leave and paid FMLA leave.
  • Friends and Family Friday to end our standard workweek at 2pm local time; Full company closure during the 4th of July holiday week.
  • Access to pet insurance; Access for employees and dependents to Skillable learning opportunities through our product and more!
Working Conditions

The conditions for this position are in a remote home office setting, requiring a space that supports privacy and focus to attend to regular and frequent video and voice calls. Employees in this position will use their computer or phone on an on-going basis throughout the day. Travel is anticipated up to 10% of the time for critical business meetings and industry events.
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