Senior Back-End Engineer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 51-250

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Job description

A U.S.-based company that helps clients locate and engage customers and markets is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer. The selected candidate will be responsible for interacting and engaging with members of cross-functional agile teams, such as data scientists, product managers, researchers, designers, and marketers, to create software solutions. The company uses a cutting-edge, all-encompassing approach to product, marketing, and innovation to assist clients in accelerating growth. This position requires an overlap with the EST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the client's technology leaders to comprehend and incorporate their current systems and particular IT environment
  • Engage in the full application lifecycle, concentrating on utilizing technology for consultation, coding, debugging, and deployment
  • Collaborate with other developers, create and document pull requests, and carry out code reviews
  • Create, maintain, and architect effective databases and applications
  • Work with front-end developers and designers to combine user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Engage and communicate with members of cross-functional agile teams, including data scientists, product managers, researchers, designers, and marketers, in order to produce software solutions
  • Participate in regular workflow meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 4+ years of relevant experience as a software engineer
  • 3+ years of work experience using Node.js to architect and create APIs using REST and/or GraphQL
  • 3+ years of work experience with relational databases (e.g. Postgres, MSSQL, MySQL) and/or non-relational databases (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Knowledge of database architecture and implementation
  • Experience working with project management tools like Monday and Jira
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process, from conception to deployment
  • Knowledge of back-end languages like JavaScript, C#, and PHP
  • Familiarity using Git in a team environment
  • Knowledge of front-end languages and libraries like HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, React, and Angular
  • Learn new technologies, libraries, and third parties to solve the unique needs of a digital product
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Ability to work well with other practitioners as part of a cross-functional team, thinking beyond technology when collaborating
  • Experience with Typescript is a plus
  • Experience with Unit testing and/or Integration testing is nice to have
  • Experience working with qualitative and quantitative research teams is desirable
  • Experience with building data-driven, user experience-led web applications and digital products is a plus
  • Experience using cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure to practice Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery is a plus
  • Familiarity with principles such as Lean development and Lean startup methodologies
  • Knowledge of building Minimum Viable Products and user-centered design is nice to have
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Sound English communication and teamwork skills
  • Self-motivated, highly flexible, and capability to take initiative
  • Commitment to excellence with a positive and resilient attitude

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