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Sr Software Engineer

Permanent or Contract-to-Hire

Remote

Client is in Fintech

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with experience in building highly scalable solutions based on a microservices architecture. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be working with a highly skilled cross functional team to enhance our core banking platform.

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver high quality features and enhancements.

  • Own the end-to-end delivery of large features within your team that could span 3+ months.

  • Create technical design specifications in collaboration with other members of the engineering team.

  • Provide estimates and actively participate in the sprint planning process.

  • Produce highly secure solutions.

  • Tune the performance of our distributed system to ensure they operate within our SLAs.

  • Peer review other engineers’ code.

  • Mentor other engineers to create good technical solutions to problems and ship code quickly to our customers.

Requirements

  • Experience with cloud computing and container-based distributed systems (Docker).

  • Experience working with relational databases (preferably MySQL) and high proficiency with SQL.

  • Understanding of higher level RDBMS concepts (locking and transaction model, isolation levels, deadlocks, etc.).

  • Significant experience with at least one dynamically typed, object-oriented programming. language ( preference for Python).

  • Great understanding of distributed systems and microservice architecture.

  • Hands-on experience in using message brokers such as RabbitMQ.

  • Deep understanding of restful API development.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast pace customer centric environment.

  • 5+ years of experience in software development.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Proven experience using code repositories such as GitHub.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent.

  • Familiar with *nix like environments.

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