Back End Developer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $47 - $87 per hour
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job description

Back End Developer

job summary:
Business Overview:

Tell me about your department:

In this role, you will be a critical member of the team building foundational services for the native mobile application platform. You'll support and extend running applications & design and develop new applications. You'll 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.

Project Description:

The team builds services that aggregate data from the various systems available in the ecosystem, in order to provide a consistent, reliable, and scalable service interface for the native mobile apps. It is also writing Native React components to show the data in a mobile app.

 
location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $47 - 87 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
Position Overview:

What would a normal day for this position look like??

  • 80% of the time actually doing the developing
  • The remainder of the day is Iteration Planning, Retrospectives, Showcases, and Design Sessions
 
qualifications:
Skills Overview:

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

Required Experience

  • 10+ years of relevant systems software engineering experience
  • BS/MS in computer science or engineering (or equivalent professional experience)
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems and web oriented architectures
  • Developing Spring/Java applications
  • Aggressive Refactoring
  • Experience with APIs
  • Object Oriented Programming and Service Oriented Architecture design
 
skills: Skills Overview:

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in the use Reactive Java (Reactor)
  • Experience with React/JavaScript/NodeJS
  • Experience in the use of containers for deployment (e.g. Docker, Rocket
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCE, etc.)
  • Experience with JSON/RESTful services and best practices therein
  • Collaborating with downstream consumers and upstream providers to establish sound API contracts
  • Pair Programming (Social skills)
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with testing frameworks (JUnit and Spock in particular)
  • Groovy
What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Social Skills
  • Communication
  • Sense of humor

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