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Back End Developer
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Remote, Hybrid
Contract Position
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Applied on June 19, 2021
Job Id #46862 Posted April 12, 2021

Project Description:

  • The Customer Engagement team is building new APIs to provide a consolidated view of customer data that currently spans multiple systems, with an eye towards modeling common workflows and integrations and making them intuitive and straightforward to implement.

Position Summary/Job Description:

  • What you’ll do on the Customer Engagement Team
  • Work with engineering, product, and QA team members to build observable, scalable, collectively-owned systems using agile principles.
  • Collaborate with other groups within the enterprise to understand their needs and how we can map them to the product we’re building.
  • Design and implement new APIs, providing an elegant and intuitive view of the customer that enables rich customer experience.

How much time will the resource spend pair programming:

  • Not much (<20%), we pair when the problem space or a code review creates an opportunity to do so. We do code reviews on all code change pull requests, though.

Skills Overview:

  • What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job:
  • JVM backend development (Java 11, Groovy, Kotlin, Spring) – 5+ yrs
  • Test-Driven Development / Behavior-Driven Development – 3+ yrs
  • Modern API design + development  – REST, hypermedia, JSON-API, Swagger, GraphQL – 3+ yrs
  • Event streaming architecture, esp. using Kafka or RabbitMQ – 3+ yrs

What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for:

  • Security – OAuth, Zero Trust Architecture
  • API test automation
  • Relational databases (Oracle, Postgres)
  • Cassandra
  • CI/CD tooling – Gradle, Jenkins, Artifactory

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