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Randstad Senior Backend Engineer in somerville, Massachusetts

Senior Backend Engineer

job details:

  • location:Somerville, MA (remote)

  • salary:$80,000 - $100,000 per year

  • date posted:Wednesday, April 7, 2021

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:832516

job description

Senior Backend Engineer

job summary:

This client is seeking a backend engineer to join their team. The ideal candidate has experience with application architecture, Postgres, and Code as Infrastructure. The ideal candidate has shown initiative in growing systems and can tell the story of what worked and what didn't work, and how they overcame technical limitations. This role is inherently collaborative; candidate will work with engineering, marketing, design, and product teams, and interact with colleagues throughout all levels of the company. In this role, the candidate will impact some of the company's most important product development goals as they would develop the technology that is at the core of clients groundbreaking products.

location: Somerville, Massachusetts

job type: Permanent

salary: $80,000 - 100,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Create new applications that run on hardware platforms that interact with both the underlying hardware and Cloud endpoints, as well as third-party endpoints.

  • Add new IoT functionality & features that expand the capabilities and the value of hardware products.

  • Build new integrations with third-party vendors (e.g. Slack, Zoom, GCal).

  • Proactively monitor performance and system health with observability and AWS tooling.

  • Automate our infrastructure and delivery pipelines, and create tooling so we can all work faster.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 7 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors (required)


  • AWS

  • SQL

  • PostgreSQL

  • Honeycomb

  • nodeJS

  • redis

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