Remote senior software back-end engineers jobs

We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote senior software back-end engineers who will be responsible for software application structure development as well as writing business logic, server scripts, and APIs. Here's the best chance to collaborate with top industry leaders while working with the leading U.S. companies.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and project managers for project planning, estimation, scheduling, and staffing
  • Diagnose and prevent performance and optimization problems, particularly at large scale software development projects
  • Take ownership of finding out the root cause for the most complex software issues and resolving technical problems of high scope and complexity
  • Ensure improvements to product quality, security, and performance of software applications
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and project managers for project planning, estimation, scheduling, and staffing
  • Diagnose and prevent performance and optimization problems, particularly at large scale software development projects
  • Take ownership of finding out the root cause for the most complex software issues and resolving technical problems of high scope and complexity
  • Ensure improvements to product quality, security, and performance of software applications
  • Mentor the junior engineers to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and available vendor packages; evaluate and share feedback with stakeholders

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a software engineer(rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Proven expertise in designing, programming, and implementing large information systems
  • Experience with back-end programming languages including JavaScript, Java, Scala, Python, PHP, etc.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a software engineer(rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Proven expertise in designing, programming, and implementing large information systems
  • Experience with back-end programming languages including JavaScript, Java, Scala, Python, PHP, etc.
  • Knowledge of database and cache, Server, API (REST & SOAP), etc
  • Strong knowledge of low-level programming languages like C and C++
  • Good understanding of .NET framework and knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Hands-on experience with Visual Studio, Git, Jira, and multiple test automation tools
  • Well-versed with test-driven development and continuous integration
  • Fluent in English to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of server-side experience with SASS and LESS
  • Solid understanding of accessibility and server compliance
  • Prior experience with large-scale software programming
  • Great technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of server-side experience with SASS and LESS
  • Solid understanding of accessibility and server compliance
  • Prior experience with large-scale software programming
  • Great technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent logical thinking, collaborative and team management skills
  • Ability to work within an Agile development environment

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