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Backend (Architect) Lead

AJ Madison

Brooklyn NY | Posted: 3 months ago

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Backend (Architect) Lead

Core responsibilities

Come join and exciting and talented team. This is a full stack team with challenges from React apps to building ETL pipelines. If you want to bring your skill set to bear across scalable distributed systems, commerce, state-of-the-art visualization, and deep logistics to solve the last mile delivery problem, then this job is for you.

  • Lead design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications & back-end services demonstrating service-oriented architecture and secure applications development technology best practices.
  • Work with product managers and technical team in a cross-functional environment, to implement high quality products that meet business goals.

Core capabilities

  • Hands-on expertise in enterprise technology applications architecture, design, development and support.
  • Great management and team development skills: ability to set goals for a team and every one of its members, delegate intelligently, mentor engineers, deliver frequent and honest feedback, help team members grow in their careers, and deliver results.
  • Expertise and interest in growing teams: interviewing junior and senior engineers, collaborating with recruiting, smoothly onboarding new team members.
  • Good software engineering methodology: meaningful and deeply-rooted opinions about testing and code quality, ability to make sound quality/speed trade-offs.
  • Passionate about writing code (yes you will write code).
  • Solid knowledge of applications performance improvement techniques and caching solutions.
  • Experience developing with client-side web technologies {REACT, CSS, Javascript, AJAX}.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.
  • Exceptional technical skills in backend (and frontend) engineering.
  • Highly experienced with back-end programming languages {Ex: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java etc}.
  • Solution design experience in large-scale projects, ideally of an eCommerce nature.
  • Expert in Java, NodeJS, Jenkins, GIT, RESTful APIs.
  • MySQL DB experience would be advantage.

Preferred requirements

  • Academic: BA/BS degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • Professional: 5+ years experience developing software as an engineer; 2+ years experience as an engineering manager or technical lead.
  • Significant experience building and operating critical high-scale systems.

You're a great cultural fit if:

You enjoy an environment where everyone is encouraged to add value at the most strategic level. You fit best in a fast-paced, high-integrity, low hand-holding environment. You are independent and self-motivated.

Agency calls are not appreciated.

This job was sourced from GitHub Jobs.