• Sr. Software Engineer - Backend

    Job Locations US-WA-Bellevue
    ID
    2018-5675
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    GrowthMindset is seeking a Senior Software Engineer- Backend  for a full-time direct hire position located in Seattle, WA for one of our leading clients. 

    We are looking for an engineer who thrives on designing, coding and maintaining high performance services and applications. You will be building, scaling and maintaining our backend microservices that support our high scale web site (with 30 million users per month) and our business-to-consumer services. Our ideal candidate would have deep experience designing and building services and internal APIs using the most fitting tools, and the passion to champion new and exciting technologies to solve  unique and challenging problems.

    This role will allow you to work in a small team and where you are empowered to make yourself and your team more productive on a daily basis. You should have the desire to grow and learn in an environment where you are valued and aptly rewarded; where using and contributing to open source are looked upon as an asset; where innovating and executing are core to your teams' beliefs.

    Responsibilities

    Our ideal Senior Software Engineer- Backend will have:

    • A passion for building scalable web services
    • Proven experience building highly scalable and available production web services starting from the data storage layer
    • A desire to own design and architecture end to end
    • A philosophy of iteration and continuous improvement
    • A B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years’ experience in relevant software development

    Qualifications

    Our ideal Senior Software Engineer- Backend will be:

    • Knowledgeable of data storage and processing systems and web service APIs;
    • Fluent in one or more high level languages like Python, Ruby, etc
    • Able to write clean code that works, is readable, maintainable and follows best practices and coding standards, on schedule
    • Deeply versed in internet protocols and standards
    • Know
    •  ledgeable of scaling techniques (caching, queues, consistency, etc.).

    Extra points if you have:

    • Experience with both SQL and databases
    • Deployed services to the cloud (especially using AWS services)
    • Built, deployed, and managed docker and Kubernetes based services
    • Extensive experience with *nix

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