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Backend Software Software - Des Moines, IA


Des MoinesIowa

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Andrew Behr

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JN -012020-13836

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Backend Software Engineer for a full-time opportunity in the Greater Des Moines Area. 

  • Creating clean and well-tested code focused on quality, maintainability, and reliability
  • Building systems that impress users and achieve a great developer experience
  • Collaborating directly with the business to create cloud-native, secure, and high performing solutions
  • Continually bringing features from conception to production, leveraging a DevOps mindset
  • Contributing heavily to user story definition
  • Reinvisioning systems while interfacing with existing legacy systems and processes
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience implementing libraries, Web APIs, and other integrations in an event-driven ecosystem
  • Solid understanding of logical data modeling and experience with a variety of data storage and retrieval systems (MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch)
  • Proficient with an application framework (Node/React or Spring)
  • Solid grasp of software design patterns 
  • Strong understanding of event-oriented software architectures 
  • Understanding of the benefits of tested code and general automation  
  • Experience using CI/CD tools such as Concourse, Ansible, Gradle, NPM, yarn, etc.
Desired Experience:
  • Knowledgeable in Reactive Programming or experience implementing Spring with Project Reactor, Netty, or WebFlux
  • Ability to build cloud-native solutions using Docker, Docker-Compose, Kubernetes/GKE, Google PubSub, and Google Cloud SQL
  • Experience with Spring Boot, Spring Data, Spring Security, or other Spring project(s)
  • Experience with Next.JS, Hapi, or Redux
  • Experience with OAuth and Identity Provider integration
  • A seasoned contributor to open source projects
  • In-Store Retail Experience is a plus

About AVID Technical Resources:

AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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