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Senior Backend Developer - Palo Alto, CA
Ref No.: 17-04395
Location: Palo Alto, California
Job Title: Senior Backend Developer
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Position Type: Contract

US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD and H4 EAD only No Third-party agencies crop to corp.

Job Description:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent subject.
  • Strong programming skills in Java and Python.
  • Experience with database systems (SAP HANA, Postgres, MySQL, Mongo DB, etc.) and cloud-based storage solutions (e.g. OpenStack Swift, AWS S3).
  • Experience with micro-service architectures and distributed systems.
  • Strong experience with container technology like Docker and container orchestration systems (Kubernetes).
  • Experience with automation tools (Chef) and continuous integration/continuous delivery systems (Jenkins).
  • Knowledge of agile software development processes and experience with development processes driven by regular code reviews.
  • Show passion on the job: act as a role model for the team, show authentic behavior, pride and enthusiasm for your work, demonstrate best practices and encourage your team members to share own experiences.
  • Good communication and relationship building skills with a strong intercultural sensitivity.
  • Good command of either German or English (verbal and written).
    Optional skills
  • Programming experience in Go and Scala.
  • Experience with real-time data processing, data streaming (Kafka), and asynchronous messaging frameworks and libraries (AMQP, ZeroMQ, or similar)
  • Hands on experience with Data Science and Machine Learning projects.
  • Experience in B2B/B2C environments or with business network products.
  • Having successfully worked with virtual / cross-border teams.
  • Experience with SAP Cloud products.