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Backend Services / API Developer

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Salary: $49.22 - $54.22 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

Position: Backend Services / API Developer
Location: Irving, TX
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Design APIs, develop shippable code, documentation, and unit test new features for digital products.
  • Works with fellow API Developers, Team Leads, Architects to deliver features through the creation of re-usable RESTful APIs.
  • Collaborate with Quality, Product and Cloud Engineering teams to keep digital assets fully functional, secure, and up to date with business needs.
  • Perform pair programming, effectively communicate ideas with the team, assist in systems integration, performance testing and product releases.
  • Implement policies, roles, data access controls, monitoring events, resolve system and data issues for continuous functioning of APIs.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 4 years of API / Server-side development experience (Programmer, Backend Services Developers, Middleware Developers, JavaScript, Node.JS, Java, C#, Backend Services Developer, AWS, Lambda, Serverless, MongoDB, Document Storage modeling, RDBMS Storage modeling.).
  • 2 years of experience in cloud platforms (AWS: both traditional EC2 and serverless Lambda), developing micro-services, CI/CD solutions (including Docker), message queue systems and background task management.
  • 2 years of experience in developing NoSQL databases, designing data models and proficient in querying document stores (preferably MongoDB).
  • Knowledge in API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT, OpenAPI, etc.
  • Demonstrate strong programming skills in Javascript.
  • Experience working with API Gateway, CDNs, API Performance testing, CI/CD pipelines and monitoring tools.
  • Ability to work in an Agile / SCRUM environment.
  • Self-directed with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset.
  • Ravenous about learning technology and problem solving.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.