Senior Backend Engineer

New York, NY

Posted: 10/03/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 307

Job Description

Senior Backend Engineer

New York, New York
Looking for a passionate Senior Backend Engineer to join our team in Tribeca.

We are a leading provider of a powerful SaaS platform that optimizes and accelerates creative production. Engineering team is responsible for building, maintaining, and extending our existing SAAS offerings, in addition to the architectural design and construction of new AWS infrastructure as we continue to grow in the market.

As a Senior Backend engineer you will be responsible for: building Web API for the next version of product, troubleshooting current production issues, collaborating with front-end, QA and product teams, migrating legacy application to AWS cloud and being a Scrum developer on a daily basis.

We look forward to partnering with you to accomplish these tasks and others.


  • Build Web API for the next version
  • Collaborate with Frontend team in order to deliver optimized UI/UX
  • Collaborate with Product team in order to hit key milestones
  • Collaborate with QA in order to improve quality and performance of deliverables
  • Help support team with technical analysis of the production issues
  • Be brave when you are about to face legacy code, project and architecture
  • Be an active contributor of a team that is responsible for cloud migration project
  • Help to re-architect current monolithic application
  • Bring AWS expertise in-house
  • Follow book-based Scrum and deliver product increments after each Sprint
  • Invest in your team members through trainings/workshops/hackathons
  • 10+ years of .Net/C# hands on experience (you need to know how garbage collector works)
  • 3+ years of AWS hands on experience
  • Deep knowledge of Design Patterns and Cloud Patterns
  • Linux development experience
  • .Net Core Docker experience
  • React JS <-> Web API integration experience
  • Experience with container orchestration tools like AWS ECS, Kubernetes, or Docker Swarm preferred
  • Strong knowledge of key AWS components (AWS API Gateway, Amazon SNS, SQS, Batch, Aurora, Lambda, Step Functions, DynamoDB)
  • Fluent with AWS Serverless Stack
  • Experience using and tracking your progress in VSTS
  • Extensive experience with Git including branching, tagging, merging, and release management
  • Experience working with Big Data and High Load applications
  • Ability to multi-task easily and juggle priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with the Agile development methodology
  • A passion for ownership and technical perfection
  • Experience migrating legacy private cloud solution to modern cloud-based environment is a plus
  • Experience with digital content (images, videos, etc.) is a plus
  • Aspera experience is a big plus
  • Certifications in AWS and the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer designation are big pluses

Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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