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Back-End Software Engineer

Information Technology Full Time Pittsburgh PA

Job Summary:

We’re in search of a Back-End Software Engineer that specializes in server-side components. In this role, you’ll primarily work in C++,  Java, Scala and Ruby and will bring a depth of knowledge on basic algorithms and data structures. As a Back-End Software Engineer, on any given day you might be architecting new features for our customers, refactoring existing code to be more scalable, and seeing changes through to completion in a live environment. 

Responsibilities 

  • Build robust and scalable software in C++, Ruby, Scala and/or Java. 
  • Design and create services and system architecture for your projects, and contribute and provide feedback to other team members. 
  • Help improve our code quality through writing unit tests, automation and performing code reviews. 
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team of Back-End Software Engineers,  Project Managers  and System Administrators. 
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products. 
  • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution. 
  • Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results on schedule. 

 Requirements 

  • 2-7 years of recent hands-on coding and software design. 
  • Bachelor degree or more in Computer Science or a related field. 
  • A track record of projects completed on time – you are a flawless executor, not a procrastinator. 
  • You find satisfaction in a job well done and want to solve head-scratching challenges. 
  • Experience with all phases of the software development life cycle, best practices and Agile Software Development. 
  • Solid OOP and software design knowledge – you should know how to create software that’s extensible, reusable and meets desired architectural objectives. 
  • A strong familiarity of Web Server technologies including NGINX, Apache and J2EE. 
  • Experience with Java or Ruby, and the willingness to learn new technologies (experience with other object-oriented languages is okay too, but our code is Java, Ruby and Scala, so you should be able to get up-to-speed on at least one of them quickly. 
  • Establish Back-End Software Engineer best practices. 
  • Work autonomously, are excited by new technologies, and will never back down from the challenges of scale. 
  • Experience with Linux/Unix and scripting languages like  Python, Perl, shell scripting, etc. 
  • Knowledge in database systems and NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB. 
  • Experience deploying  machine learning  models is a plus.
Job Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Pittsburgh PA

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