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Sr. Back End Developer
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 19, 2022
Job Id #52578 Posted December 7, 2021

Job Description: 
  • This role is for one of the Ecommerce Platform teams at Client. 
  • Client Ecommerce Platform has several teams that focus on individual focus areas. 
  • Each of these teams provide highly available and scalable services that provide the relevant information to the Client website.
  • These services (both backend and frontend) have to be highly available and scalable due to the number of users and the nature of our API consumers.
  • There are no room for errors, and we believe we have the right team and process in place to ensure we release high quality software.
  • All the Ecommerce Platform teams are fast paced and always focused on results.
  • You will get an opportunity to work with experts in these domains and technologies who have the experience building customer facing applications that are highly available and scalable. 
Project Description:
  • In this role, you will be a critical member of the Fulfillment Services Team of Client Ecommerce Platform.
  • The Fulfillment Services team’s vision is to provide the customer with a faster fulfillment option for a cheaper price.
  • You will be part of the team that builds Backend Services and Frontend components that provide and configure Fulfillment information to the Client website.
Position Overview:
What would a normal day for this position look like??
  • This role is a pure individual contributor role and the leadership tries to keep the developers out of lot of meetings.
  • The engineer will focus primarily on deliverables for the weekly releases. 
  • Writing code most of their time, writing test cases TTD preferred (unit, integration and end-to-end), building testing frameworks, build pipelines (Continuous Integration) and so on. 
  • Interact closely with the BSAs on the team to understand the requirements before converting them to features that will be leveraged to our customers. 
  • Pair programming.
  • Working closely with QA team to help them validate the features and bug fixes.
  • The deliverables will be part of Client site.
  • Performing code reviews and collaborating with other engineers on the team.
Skills Overview:
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience you are looking for in candidates?
  • Top Five Skills/Years Experience: 
  • Java
  • Gradle
  • Spring MVC
  • Mockito or Spock
  • RESTful Webservices
  • Knowledge in Container framework Docker/OpenShift
Preferred Skills/Experience
  • 10+ years of relevant application software development experience
What are the soft skills that you feel candidate’s must-have in order to be successful in this role?
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to learn
Will there be a Hacker Rank test Required for this REQ? 
  • Yes

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