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Sr. Software Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00802
Location: Lehi, Utah
Position Type:Contract
Duties:
our client is seeking a contractor Sr. Web Services Software Engineer to build the next generation APIs for our client Analytics, our client's industry-leading analytics platform.  The our client Analytics platform processes 20+ billion transactions on a daily basis and delivers reporting data to customers via a sophisticated data visualization interface. The Web Services Software Engineer will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including the architecture, design, development, & maintenance of the product. This position is based in our Lehi, Utah office within the Digital Marketing Business Unit of our client.

What you'll do
  • Design and implement robust web service APIs within our our client Analytics platform that are used by a large number of internal client applications as well as external customer client applications
  • Work with a team of Web Services developers and quality Engineers to create new APIs, improve existing ones and also implement, prototype, scale, test and validate these APIs.
  • Gather technical requirements from multiple sources and improve on existing strategy and techniques for exploring and exposing data
  • Solve complex business and technical problems involving large-scale data aggregation
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities with willingness to mentor peers and drive feature development efforts, in co-ordination with other our client cross-functional groups like experience design and product management
  • Gain a solid understanding of the our client Analytics platform workflows and be willing to drive solutions that span across one or more cross-functional Engineering teams
  • Develop product enhancements and features with a strong focus on effective customer engagement and satisfaction

Skills: What you need to succeed
  • M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge and development experience building and scaling truly RESTful web services
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, responsive, professional and dedicated to customer success
  • Experience with building and deploying back end services platforms
  • Solid object-oriented programming background in Java, C/C++, C#, or PHP
  • Experience with storing and retrieving high-frequency data in Redis
  • Database programming knowledge including SQL queries in MySQL and collection queries in Mongo
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI not required,  but preferred

Education:
  • M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent field