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Java Developer (Back-End) - West Des Moines


Des MoinesIowa

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Grant Reding

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JN -112018-12784

Job Description

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

The candidate’s primary focus will be on data and system integration in a hybrid cloud environment.  The Backend Engineer will help build the core platform infrastructure that hundreds of client applications will consume. The candidate will also pair program and mentor other engineers.
  • Enable system integration that creates great developer experience
  • Help plan and implement cloud infrastructure
  • Pair with other team members to cross-pollinate ideas and skills
  • Champion code quality, maintainability, and reliability
  • Find and address performance issues
  • Take features from conception to final production deployment
  • Contribute heavily to user story definition 
  • Expert level knowledge of at least one of the following: JavaScript, Java, C #7, Ruby, Scala, or Clojure
  • Production experience implementing RESTful APIs
  • Production experience with a variety of data storage systems such as PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Mongo, and Elasticsearch
  • Demonstrable grasp of software design patterns such as Singleton and Façade
  • Demonstrable grasp of logical data modeling techniques (ex. entity relationship diagrams)
  • Strong understanding of event-oriented software architectures
  • Ability to work in a full-time role without sponsorship 

  • Experience with using CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis CI, and Drone
  • Production experience with OAuth and Identity Provider integration
  • Demonstrable knowledge of secure programming techniques
  • Experience building cloud-native applications (kubernetes, docker swarm, etc.)
  • Experience with test driven design and general automation    

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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