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Sr. Backend Engineer

2018-01-29 11:30:50
Job Type: Contract

JD- Principal SoftwareEngineer in San Francisco, California



Act as the lead engineer for content core platforms andown/drive the detailed software architecture & design across allworkstreams

Work closely with Enterprise Architecture to develop optimalsoftware/system architecture

Bridge the gap between high-level architecture developed byEnterprise Architecture and the detailed solutions design input needed by thedelivery teams

Act as SME for platform development in AWS

Work closely with operations to develop the most optimalsystem architecture/deployment design for content core platforms

Jump in and solve complex technical problems and designissues

Drive adoption of advanced cloud based features andcapabilities where it makes sense

Interact with development teams providing mentoring andguidance (through code reviews, design reviews, best practices and technicalvision) while being still very hands-on and capable of deep diving into implementationdetails.

Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. / M.S. Computer Science or equivalent, with strongfundamentals and problem solving skills (such as data structures, computationalalgorithms, and operating systems).

10 years of software engineering experience buildingscalable, high-performance systems in a direct-to-consumer business

10 years of experience working with open source platforms,API development, REST/SOAP, Linux, Java, Node.JS, MongoDB/NoSQL databases

5 years of experience leading small to medium sized softwareengineering teams in an Agile/SCRUM environment

Experience leading platform development using micro-servicesin AWS

5 Years of hands-on experience as full stack developer, atall tiers from the front end UI to the backend data store.

Successful track record of developing high quality softwareproducts and shipping production ready software on schedule.

Accomplished team player with a desire to work hard, getalong with others, and have fun

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