The Computer Merchant, Ltd. Senior Software Engineer - API's in Boston, Massachusetts
Reference # : 18-02997 Title : Senior Software Engineer - API's Category: Information Technology
Position Type : Direct Placement Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date : 10/09/2018
Description Senior Software Engineer
$140 - 160k
We are seeking an expert Senior Software Engineer to join our platform and API's team. We process 3-4 Data points each day so if you are a Data guru and love to immerse yourself in big data this is the place for you.
In this position you will:
Create reusable APIs and services that power our analytics products (API design,
Optimize the performance and scalability of our data APIs across a variety of Technologies (Snowflake, DynamoDB, etc)
Automate and handle the lifecycle of large data sets (millions of users, billions of events, petabytes of data)
Assume varied project responsibilities from whiteboard design through to production
Improve data quality and service reliability (active monitoring and fault detection)
Deploy services using our Continuous Deployment systems and evolve our services architecture (Docker, Kubernetes)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.
5+ years working with data technologies or scalable / high reliability systems
2+ years building and deploying high-quality production services
1+ year working with a cloud provider such as AWS, GCP or Azure
Understanding of polyglot data persistence (relational, key/value, document, column, graph)
Skilled at crafting and building robust backend data services (distributed systems, concurrency models, micro-services)
Strong dedication to code quality, automation, and operational excellence
Proven ability to apply engineering fundamentals. Comfortable balancing engineering costs and value.
Expertise in object-oriented andor functional programming languages (Java/Scala, Python). Prior Scala experience is not required.
Excellent written, verbal, and social skills.
TCM is an EEO/Vets/Disabled Employer.