Ref: 05062021_1620313701

Software Engineer - Backend

USA, Texas

  • 60 to 80 USD
  • Engineer Role
  • Skills: Java, Springboot, Javascript, SQL, NoSQL variant, Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, AWS.
  • Level: Senior

Job description

Software Engineer - Backend


Senior Software Engineer - Mobile + 100% remote + 6 months contract to hire + $60 - $80 W2/C2C

The company:

The client is a leader in the financial industry, creating an ecosystem of consumer financial products designed to help borrowers become savers. The client was founded in 2009, and has over 300 employees across the U.S. and is headquartered in California.

About the role:

The client is seeking to hire a Senior Software Engineer to design, build, deploy, and own microservice applications, infrastructure, and data delivering products and services. You will work with little or no supervision, and be able to take general direction and formulate specific tasks to accomplish the desired results for Happy Money Customers. You will work to contribute to complex functional specs and design docs when necessary.

This includes:

* Developing and building products that provide an exceptional customer experience
* Own design, testing, development and delivery of new and existing features
* Participating in all phases of the software development life cycle
* Collaborating cross functionally to identify the best solutions
* You will be able to demonstrate understanding of tradeoffs inherent in software design
* You are capable of working in isolation to design solutions to complex problems
* You will design and develop maintainable, scalable, fault tolerant, and efficient systems
* Upholding code quality to ensure features are upto standards to deliver a quality product
* Prioritizing team needs in technical debt and tooling to relieve operational load and evolve the system to meet the changing needs of the environment


* 10+ years experience as a software engineer developing solutions for systems at scale.
* 5+ years microservice development experience
* Backend engineer with a breadth of experience in a microservice architecture, and test-driven development.
* Comfortable with ambiguity, you are curious, and a motivated self learner.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Thrive in an environment fostering freedom and responsibility.
* Result oriented, knows how to unblock yourself and others to achieve goals and objectives.
* You are a polyglot capable of learning new languages and technologies quickly.
* Experience designing scalable and reliable applications.
* Experience designing and developing cloud based solutions.
* Understanding of containerization technologies.
* Production experience developing in Java, Springboot, Kafka, Docker, Javascript, or other languages.
* Production experience developing scalable/highly available consumer applications.
* BA/Master degree in Computer Science or a related field of study OR relevant years of work experience

Preferred but not required:

* Experience with financial services systems
* Hands-on experience with Java, Springboot, Javascript.
* Strong hands-on experience with at least one SQL and one NoSQL variant, i.e. Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis.
* Experience in designing and deploying systems to AWS.