Backend Developer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $49 - $59 per hour
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Backend Developer

job summary:
Business Overview:

Tell me about your department:

The connections engineering teams drive the technical vision, strategy and delivery for the mobile and activations business capability.

Project Description:

This is not a project, but rather an ongoing engagement with the Connections Engineering teams. A person in this role will be senior engineer in product team, and will be responsible for developing APIs, integrations, and server side code using latest libraries and frameworks and provide technical guidance.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $49 - 59 per hour
work hours: 9am to 4pm
education: No Degree Required
Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

A person in this role will deliver new features, enhancements, and foundational engineering tasks to deliver on a regular basis. Depending on team, this could be every week, or every two weeks.

  • Developing Java/Spring web applications
  • Aggressive refactoring
  • High comfort level with Unix/Linux command line
  • Object Oriented Programming and Service Oriented Architecture design
What would a normal day for this position look like??

In this role, they will be a critical member of the team building the foundation for the next generation web platform. They will support and extend running applications & assist in the design and development of new applications. They will be expected to evaluate and refactor in a rapid manner for every part of our infrastructure. Overall knowledge of designing an application to run on a scalable platform is expected. You will be working in an agile environment which means test-driven development and pair programming. We are evolving towards a dev/ops model, with our development teams engaged in monitoring, optimizing and supporting our production environments. We have many projects running in parallel including Cloud technologies, Infrastructure automation, and SOA REST based web applications.

This is a 100% developer role where the person is expected to work on features or technical debts, perform peer reviews, participate in scrum events.

Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

Qualified candidates will have experience leading development teams in a fast-paced Agile environment. They should have a combination of JavaScript and Groovy/Java development experience, with an emphasis on Groovy. A very qualified candidate will be a hands-on technical leader who has experience delivering high scale applications.

skills: Skills Overview:

Preferred requirements: Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and "content delivery networks" is a huge plus.

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Must be a great team player and should be able to work in a cross functional team

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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