Senior Backend engineer

Portland, OR, US
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We have a new exciting opportunity to develop an applications  for one of the top US retail companies. We are looking for a talented Senior Backend Developer to join a world-class team as we create cutting-edge technology. 

Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with other outstanding engineers to power the most exciting digital experiences for athletes on the market!
• Work in a fast-paced agile environment
• Add documentation for technical stack to assist in crafting roadmaps and reducing tech debt.
• Write unit and end-to-end tests
• Assist in solving production problems raised by customer support.
• Effectively communicate needs/blockers/concerns & work collaboratively with other teams
• Taking initiatives to solve problems
• Meet with marketers and authors to improve their workflow and effectiveness



Requirements:

Excellent knowledge and at least 6 years of working experience building microservices and APIs with Node.js and Java
• Experience working in a distributed Cloud-based environment with AWS technologies such as S3, ECS, EC2, Lambda, ALB, Route53 • Experience with Springboot
• Production level Experience in using infrastructure as code and configuration management (Chef, Puppet, Cloud Formation etc)
• Prior experience in designing and implementing highly scalable web-based eCommerce applications
• Good knowledge HTML, JavaScript(ES6), React/Redux,
• Experience with CDN, Caching technologies DevOps mentality with CD/CI and following code through production operation and troubleshooting issues during and following releases
• A track record of solving problems and getting things done in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment
• Ability to delegate work and mentor the development team and hold team members accountable to quality standards, ensuring that the needs of the business are met, and a high-quality user experience is delivered.
• Experience providing technical leadership to a team of developers including providing daily guidance, setting coding standards, and reviewing code required
• Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with business and technical teammates
• Present complex ideas, anticipate potential objections and persuade others to consider your point of view
• Ability to create and execute practical and simple solutions
• An attitude with empathy and understanding and collaborate with others


We Offer:

  • Opportunity to work on the app used by millions of people, with a highly motivated team of professionals
  • Opportunity to influence the organization of the development process and app architecture design
  • Competitive salary (discussed with a successful candidate)
  • Medical insurance, benefits program, attractive social compensation package

NB:

Placement and Staffing Agencies need not apply.  We do not work with C2C at this time.

At this moment, we are not able to process H1B transfers. Applicants with CPT and OPT visas are welcome to apply.

About Us:

Grid Dynamics is a leading provider of technology consulting, agile co-creation, scalable engineering and data science services for Fortune 500 corporations undergoing digital transformation. 

We work in close collaboration with our clients on digital transformation initiatives that span strategy consulting, early prototypes and enterprise-scale delivery of new digital platforms. We help organizations become more agile and create innovative digital products and experiences using deep expertise in emerging technology, top global engineering talent, lean software development practices, and high-performance product culture. 

Headquartered in Silicon Valley with over 3000 technologists located in engineering delivery centers throughout the US, Central and Eastern Europe, Grid Dynamics has architected and delivered some of the most extensive digital transformation programs in the retail, technology and financial sectors to help its clients win market share, shorten time to market and reduce costs of digital operations on a massive scale.

To learn more about Grid Dynamics, visit www.griddynamics.com, or follow us on Twitter @GridDynamics.

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