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Sr. Developer (Specialty)
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 23, 2022
Job Id #52980 Posted December 29, 2021

Job Description: 
  • Client eCommerce department consists of several teams supporting various customer experience aspects (e.g. browse, search, cart, checkout).
  • This specific role will be part of the Performance Monitoring Capability (Traceflow). 
Project Description:
  • The Performance Monitoring Capability Team at client is responsible for leveraging data and tracking to provide real-time information about system stability across the dotcom and enterprise systems.
  • This team builds and manages highly scalable and performant API’s and pipelines that are deployed to two different public cloud data centers.  
  • The team follows Agile methodology to manage delivery of application features.
Position Summary/Job Description:
  • In this role, you will be part of a high-performance engineering team that partners with various domain teams at Client to deliver innovative solutions that improve visibility and provide insight into communication issues between systems.
  • You will partner with clients, Product Managers and Engineers to validate the system against the requirements.
  • You will be expected to maintain the thoroughness needed to be able to rapidly deliver functionality with a dev-ops slant.
How much time will the resource spend pair programming? 
  • As needed – can be about 2 hours 
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?
  • At least 8 years of experience for all the following
  • Experience building highly scalable and performing applications (candidate understands considerations for state, session management, caching, consistency, concurrency, threading, messaging, and inter-system dependencies)
  • Highly proficient in industry current software development techniques (patterns, principles, and processes)
  • Advanced expertise in developing REST web services using Groovy, Java, Jersey, and Spring.
  • Candidate must be prepared to pair program in a TDD and Agile environment with senior level engineers.
  • BS/MS in computer science or engineering (or equivalent professional experience)
What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for?
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) products like Data Flow, CloudSQL, BigQuery, AI Platform, etc. is highly desirable
  • Experience with Machine Learning libraries is a plus
  • Proficient in Mac OS and/or IntelliJ for development
  • Any level of experience with NoSQL data stores (Riak, Cassandra, etc.) and/or Splunk is a plus.
  • Knowledge of and working experience with open source software (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, etc.).
  • Experience performance testing and subsequent tuning of web services including caches, web servers and data stores.
  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Hadoop, etc.)
  • DevOps infrastructure experience (chef, puppet, open stack)
Will there be a Hacker Rank test Required for this REQ? 
  • There will be a coding test.

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