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Sr. Backend Engineer - San Francisco, CA
Ref No.: 18-02235
Location: San Francisco, California
Job Title: Sr. Backend Engineer
Location: San Francisco, CA
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

No Visa Sponsorship available for this position - No third parties Agencies or Corp to Corp


Responsibilities:
  • Act as the lead engineer for content core platforms and own/drive the detailed software architecture & design across all work streams
  • Work closely with Enterprise Architecture to develop optimal software/system architecture
  • Bridge the gap between high-level architecture developed by Enterprise Architecture and the detailed solutions design input needed by the delivery teams
  • Act as SME for platform development in AWS
  • Work closely with operations to develop the most optimal system architecture/deployment design for content core platforms
  • Jump in and solve complex technical problems and design issues
  • Drive adoption of advanced cloud based features and capabilities where it makes sense
  • Interact with development teams providing mentoring and guidance (through code reviews, design reviews, best practices and technical vision) while being still very hands-on and capable of deep diving into implementation details.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. / M.S. Computer Science or equivalent, with strong fundamentals and problem solving skills (such as data structures, computational algorithms, and operating systems).
  • 10 years of software engineering experience building scalable, 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 software engineering teams in an Agile/SCRUM environment
  • Experience leading platform development using micro-services in AWS
  • 5 Years of hands-on experience as full stack developer, at all tiers from the front end UI to the backend data store.
  • Successful track record of developing high quality software products and shipping production ready software on schedule.
  • Accomplished team player with a desire to work hard, get along with others, and have fun