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Staff Software Engineer

Company: The Key Corporation
Location: Texas City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

For nearly 20 years, TheKey (formerly Home Care Assistance) has helped clients achieve successful long-term aging at home with comprehensive, concierge-based care. Ensuring the dignity, safety, and independence of its clients, TheKey is committed to changing how the world lives and ages at home. Employee-teams get the training, resources, and support they need to deliver an exceptional care experience for clients and their families. Founded in Silicon Valley, TheKey has grown from a single location to service coverage throughout North America enabling clients to live life on their own terms, in their own homes. View our video to learn more about TheKey.

Job Summary / Purpose:

As a Staff Engineer you will be responsible for leading application architecture and software engineering for the most challenging software development projects at TheKey. You will be an active participant in conversations with business and technical stakeholders to understand business needs and the current capabilities of TheKey's technology. You will propose novel technical solutions that apply current engineering best-practices to solve business needs with a scalable software solution. As part of implementation, you will identify the best software tools and approaches for development of specific applications and features, then lead engineering implementation using those tools/approaches. You will define best practices and software patterns for the rest of the engineering team, and help enforce these practices/patterns through code reviews and mentorship. You will independently design, build, review, deploy, and maintain production-grade software at the highest industry standards.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write clean, scalable software expressing industry best-practices
  • Establish and enforce software development best practices
  • Architect complex software systems
  • Lead engineering efforts to implement software features, applications, and systems
  • Collaborate with engineers and business stakeholders to identify and implement software solutions to business problems
  • Stay current with industry best-practices for software design and development
  • Mentor team members
  • Additional duties assigned by your supervisor Required Skills, Education and Certifications:
    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field, preferred not required
    • 15+ years experience building production-grade software applications
    • 10+ years architecting complex software systems
    • 10+ years mentoring engineers
    • 10+ years experience working with JavaScript
    • 10+ years experience building web-based APIs (REST, GraphQL, etc)
    • 5+ years experience working with stakeholders to define business requirements and translate requirements into production software systems
    • 5+ years experience working with Node.js
    • Strong experience working with agile development teams Physical Requirements:

      --- Ability to lift and carry up to 10-15 pounds
      --- Ability to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time throughout the work day
      --- Ability to use standard office equipment such as personal computer, laptop, telephone, etc.

      Annual Base Pay: $190K-210K

      Benefits for full time employees
      • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
      • TouchCare VirtualCare
      • Life Insurance
      • Health Savings Account
      • Flexible Spending Account
      • 401(k) Matching
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • PTO Plan for Non-Exempt Employees
      • Flexible PTO Plan for Exempt Employees
      • Holidays and Floating Holidays
      • Pet Insurance

        TheKey is an equal opportunity employer. TheKey prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Keywords: The Key Corporation, Texas City , Staff Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Texas City, Texas

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