Software Engineer [Hunt Valley, MD]

    • Job Tracking ID: 512536-727924
    • Job Location: Hunt Valley , MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 20, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

At Cohen & Company, our purpose is to engage, teach, inspire and improve lives through the power of knowledge and trust. We value great people, teamwork, a competitive spirit and courage, and the ability to adapt and remain optimistic.

Fueled by our purpose and principles, Cohen & Company offers comprehensive accounting, tax and consulting services to clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide. We serve a broad range of clients, from dynamic, privately held companies and their owners; to larger Fortune 1000 multinational and institutional enterprises; to high-net-worth individuals, trusts and foundations. We also have deep expertise in the investment industry serving public and private funds, investment advisors and fund service providers. Recognized as the 5th fastest growing accounting firm in the country, Cohen & Company is rooted in technical excellence and is driven every day to listen, engage and deliver sustainable value since our founding in 1977. Today, the firm has more than 650 associates throughout Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Member PCAOB.

We are excited for the future and our continued growth! Our Information Technology team is seeking talented individuals in the role of Software Engineer. This position will reside in our Hunt Valley, Maryland office with some travel to other office locations or for training (< 5%).

The Software Engineer will be a member of the Information Technology team and support the Technology Services team. Using an agile framework, the ideal candidate will work closely with the Technology Services team and other teams members from across the company to refine existing products and bring new products and services to market. This covers all areas of the software development lifecycle including requirement analysis, design, implementation (coding), integration, testing, deployment, and maintenance.


  •  Accountable for all parts of the software development lifecycle for their projects
  •  Design and develop practical APIs and abstractions
  •  Accountable for technical debt in their own software
  •  As needed, capable of leading a small team of developers for a specific project
  •  Research and recommend technical solutions to fit business needs
  •  Participate in scrum ceremonies

Experience and Skills:

Core Competencies

  • In-depth RDBMS development experience (i.e., MySQL, SQL Server)
  • Python development experience
  • Solid understanding of and experience implementing data analytics (e.g., metrics, forecasting, projections, modelling)
  • Experience with Other Tools/Technologies a plus
    • VS Code
    • Visual Studio or similar (Eclipse/IntelliJ)
    • Git
    • Azure DevOps or similar (Jira/Rally)
    • Typescript
    • Vuejs (Vuetify, Vuex, Vue Router, Nuxt) or similar JavaScript framework (Angular/React)
    • Nodejs
    • Expressjs
    • Micro-service architecture
    • Blockchain technologies

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience


  • Strong analytical ability, true problem solver
  • A solid understanding of professional service firms is a plus
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and see them through to completion
  • Ability to communicate well across the organization by:
    • Communicating work progress and issues within an agile team
    • Communicating pros and cons of technical solutions within the development team
    • Can articulate business needs and translate them into technology solutions

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of thought and background to build an inclusive and energized culture and better meet the needs of our clients.

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