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Senior Backend Engineer

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This is a Contract position in New York, NY posted March 1, 2020.

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Being a Senior Backend Engineer means that you are responsible for the construction and the efficiency of all the backend functionality for our website. Sr. Backend Engineers are crucial in getting a project off and running. As a senior backend developer, you can integrate user-facing elements created by front-end developers with server-side logic, as well as build libraries and reusable code for future use. Our engineers are ambitious, multifaceted and can work independently and in a team environment to get the job done.

Responsibilities

  • Using frameworks to build service-side software and integrate APIs and cloud computing
  • Analyzing and compiling data, codes and processes to identify areas of improvement and resolve issues
  • Work jointly with frontend developers along with other team members to set up objectives, as well as design cohesive, functional script
  • Think strategically, creatively and innovatively using sound judgment and technical skills
  • Strong understanding of programming techniques and tools, as well as the web development cycle
  • Record data and report findings to the appropriate parties
  • Proficiency in writing and optimizing SQL queries
  • Create security settings, restore and back up technologies for databases and websites
  • Work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while managing and prioritizing multiple responsibilities

What Skills

  • 4+ years experience with backend web development
  • 4+ years of experience building well tested high volume, large-scale, distributed systems
  • Experience with programming languages like HTML, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Python, C#, Java, Go Language, Swift, Docker, Azure, AngularJS and Angular 2.
  • Experience with creating REST APIs and version control like Git
  • Experience with modern MVC frameworks such as Django, Rails, Pyramid, Flask, Sails and Laravel
  • Experience application architecture stacks, including API layer, business logic, data modeling, hosting, network and UI/UX
  • Superb communication, time management, analytical, mathematical and problem-solving skills
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in technology
  • B.S. in computer engineering, web development, computer science or equivalent experience

These Would Also Be Nice

  • Experience creating mobile applications using Objective-C, Swift or Android
  • Experience with cloud development (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Experience doing unit testing with Virtual Machines
  • Experience with Webpack

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