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  • Location

    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Job title:

    Senior Backend Engineer

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    6608

Position Summary

As a Software Engineer/Architect, you’ll be an integral member of the Digital Accelerator Team, responsible for digital transformation of the  businesses through concept and delivery of the digital products. 

Key Job Responsibilities

·       Work side by side with cross functional teams, user experience designers, project managers, product managers, functional owners and engineers across the company, architecting and building digital product on a project basis. 

·       Responsible for scalable, reusable highly available architecture that conforms to security, performance and other standards provided. 

·       Converts business requirements into technical solutions, communicates them to engineering teams, breaks down user stories into tasks and assigns them accordingly.

·       Act in capacity of a trusted subject matter expert who understands a broad range of software engineering methodologies including both agile and waterfall, and who can effectively design, articulate and develop state-of-the-art digital products while balancing the business need, user experience and certain technical limitations effectively. 

·       Help functional owners understand and scale the risks at the project initiation as well as running projects, and similarly understand the best opportunities for fastest & most efficient improvements

·       Defines and enforces good software development standards by reviewing code and implementing third party code scanning tools, automated test execution within Dev Ops pipeline.

·       Resolves technical team conflicts and developers a culture of productive collaboration. 

·       Supports or acts as scrum master leading daily stand-ups, sprint planning sessions and sprint demos on a need basis. 

Qualifications & Competencies

·       Experience working with various technology stacks, ability to quickly and efficiently pick up and analyze new product requirements, and provide options for architectures and development roadmap

·       Experience with OO Programming languages such as Java, .Net

·       Understanding and experience implementing 12 factor app principles

·       5+ years experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores

·       3+ years of experience writing and enforcing unit tests

·       Experience with either HTML/JavaScript frameworks and/or mobile development - either native or hybrid or both

·       7+ years of experience with software development across the full stack as well as relational and non-relational data stores

·       Experience working in a large, cross-functional organization, experience working in a startup is a plus

·       Strong understanding and advocacy for the user needs

·       Strong recent hands-on software architecture and development experience

·       Experience providing technical build vs buy analysis

·       Ability to rapidly learn deeply technical subjects, such as cloud service offerings, security, various data sources and legacy software

·       Understanding of both agile and waterfall software development processes since many product teams are already agile and many product teams are earlier in that journey

·       Strong experience with architecting and delivering new digital products as well as supporting, improving and scaling existing products 

·       Experience with various application clients, such as mobile, web and desktop applications

·       Strong presentation skills, ability to effectively articulate complex technical concepts in a simple and approachable to any audience

·       Ability to serve stakeholders with large, geographically distributed teams

Education:

·       B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
 

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