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Senior Back End Developer
Richfield, Minnesota
Contract Position
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Applied on October 29, 2020
Job Id #43657 Posted October 8, 2020

Tell us about your department:

  • This role is on the Future Workforce Team. 
  • The team’s primary goal is to make sure we provide services and apps that enable workforce management simpler and more effective. 
  • The team is very new and is at a stage where we are building services from scratch.

Project Description:

  • In this role, the Backend Engineer will be working on Future Workforce Platrorm team primarily focusing on backend RESTful APIs and data pipelines that provide the right dataset to the Frontend Web Portal and mobile app. 
  • As the teams are very new, this engineer has the opportunity to learn new things and pick the right tools and frameworks for the job. 

Position Summary/Job Description:

  • Delivering world-class customer experience in the commerce path while executing understandable, maintainable, well tested code.  
  • This involved enhancing and maintaining complex browser rendered applications and interacting with transactional web services.
  • Must seek clear understanding of technical requirements through interpreting user stories, UX documents and working with Product, UX and Technical stakeholders to execute business deliverables.
  • Triage and remediate bugs throughout the development process. This can include functional bugs, data problems, browser compatibility issues, etc.
  • Executing on complex requirement sets as part of the core of the e-commerce capability.

What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job:

  • Java
  • Maven or Gradle
  • Spring Framework
  • Spring MVC
  • JUnit
  • Mockito or Spock
  • RESTful Webservices

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role:

  • 10+ years of relevant application software development experience
  • Experience building large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures
  • Experience building highly scalable and available applications using Java and Spring Framework
  • Experience working with Unit Testing and Mocking Frameworks 
  • Expert knowledge in Object oriented programming and Design Patterns 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to learn

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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