Job Information

Senior Backend Engineer
FTE Role
Austin, TX

The Challenge:
As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you will be a part of small but growing team of hardworking people responsible for creating and maintaining a suite of cutting edge back-of-house web applications, point-of-sale APIs, and Android client applications in a fast-paced result-oriented environment. An exceptional Senior Cloud Engineer merges wisdom in the field of back-end development with a teaching mindset and an understanding of the constraints and needs of the business to elevate the quality of the output of the entire team over time. They lead by example, prioritize quality, and help define the long-term architecture for the full suite of web applications.

What you'll do:

  • Installing, configuring, customizing, upgrading, supporting, and troubleshooting all technical issues related to on premise and hosted environments for both desktop and mobile platforms.
  • Working directly with clients to understand business needs, define requirements, quote projects
  • Building, testing, implementing, and launching the solutions proposed.
  • Work directly with third party vendors to define technical requirements and customize, configure, and implement solutions to interface with various external systems.
  • Being hands on with development and resolving of all technical issues within an on premise and hosted client environment.
  • Working with senior management to define and implement technical processes and procedures within department focusing on client satisfaction and efficiency.
  • Collaborating with Product Development, UX Designers, and QA to build quality products; including resolving complex technical issues related to projects.
  • Communicating within your functional team and across Engineering to keep information flowing
  • Reviewing peer code, designs, and providing mentorship.
  • Writing tests and automation to advance maturity in product testing.
  • Being highly motivated “self-starter” who is passionate about web development and is anxious to learn from other high-level web developers.
  • Being a team player, ability to collaborate idea sharing in strong product setting.
  • Developing back-end APIs using Node.js on AWS Lambda and Kubernetes Express based services
  • Following Agile SDLC, participating in planning and Scrumban boards.
What you'll need:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in software development.
  • 8+ years of Java development.
  • 4+ years of backend Javascript experience and understanding in microservice based web services, e-Commerce Platforms, and high-volume transactional systems.
  • 4+ years of relational database design & modeling.
  • 1+ year or exposure to administering & consuming AWS services or other cloud platforms.
  • Advanced understanding of functional/prototype/object oriented based programming principles
  • Solid grasp of software development patterns and their application in several programming languages.
  • An advanced understanding of coding techniques which contribute to the reliability, maintainability, readability, simplicity, performance, and testability of software.
  • A solid understanding of IT environments including networking, server technologies, databases, security, and performance.
  • Experienced in the day-to-day practicalities of Software Development Lifecycles such as Scrum.
  • Extensive experience expanding and maintaining large data sets.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline, e.g., GitHub Actions, CircleCi, Jenkins
  • Experience with building Docker images for deployment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced understanding of NodeJS and Serverless.
  • REST API design and development
  • Experience working and building in microservice based paradigm
  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails
  • Understand core JavaScript concepts like scope/closures, the event loop and asynchronous callbacks.
  • Experience building distributed, service oriented, microservices-style and cloud-based application architectures.
  • Containerization experience with application