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Backend Technical Architect 14971 Malvern, PA 9/2/2021 5:16:00 PM

Contractor - W2

Job Description

• Embrace the vision to lead the transformation of currently leveraged outsourced application development model to an in-house model to include development of key business and customer facing solutions"
• Serve as the strategist who researches Server side technologies and frameworks, and creates reference architecture and implementations for the Backend developers to follow"
• Completely own the technical delivery of the server-side portion of the application stack. Translate complex functional specifications to detail technical designs regarding Test Case, Testing Automation, User Interfaces (UI), Custom Software Applications, middleware technologies, API, API orchestration/choreography, deployment artifacts, artifact packaging, and application monitoring automation, logging, and performance metrics"
• Servant leader for the team, clearing their obstacles, studying how to make every team member successful and staying ahead of the team to avoid unpleasant surprises for the team thus actively ensuring delivery within the schedule and allocated budget"
• Lead and play a leadership role in sprint planning meetings to ensure that the team understands their objectives and has committed to completing their work on an agreed-upon timeline"
• Own the development environment, development tooling strategy and toolchains for effective and efficient delivery of software in support of the chosen methodologies"
• Build a culture of engineering excellence with a focus on performance, scalability, privacy, and security"
• Create detailed design, perform pull request reviews, and mentor the team on coding best practices"
• Define, create and serve as the custodian of the Enterprise Server Side component implementation Strategy"
• Ability to collaborate and hold the various development team members accountable for compliance to the Enterprise Technical Standards and Guidelines"

Job Requirements

• Demonstrated affinity for continuous learning specifically in the technology domain and how to leverage it for building great reliable products"
• Bachelor’ Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent related technical field"
• At least 6-8 years’ experience building, leading, managing and supporting omni channel commerce platforms using current and emerging technology stacks"
• Experience leading development team, building roadmaps, and adopting principles and standards in the design, development, and delivery of solutions"
• Experience with DevOps and working with Infrastructure as Code environments"
• Proficient in programming languages and concepts around API services and Interfaces: Java SE and EE, JavaScript, API development concepts and abstracts (JSON, XML, OpenAPI, RESTful)."
• Experience with endpoint protocols and security components (SFTP/FTP, File, OAuth2, OIDC, SSL, SSH, LDAP etc.)"
• Demonstrate hands-on and fluency in at least one complete stack (Java SpringBoot or JavaScript or Python with REST API, Graph QL, SQL, NoSQL, Graph DB’s, etc.)"
• Demonstrated experience with either Test Driven development or Behavior Driven development with a clear understanding of the tool stack. Expertise in unit test, building Integration, smoke and regression testing suite, code coverage process, and pipeline setup"
• Experience using a project management/ticketing tool such as JIRA"
• Experience building cloud native applications on any one cloud preferably AWS, asynchronous communications patterns such as via RabbitMQ/Kafka or other methods, caching via Redis, and AWS deployments and services"
• Service oriented leader who possesses a true 24×7 support and service mentality"
• Innovative problem solver who uses critical thinking approaches to proactively solve a broad range of problems across business processes and related technologies"
• A product mentality - the ability to define goals, consider trade-offs, prioritize, defend decisions, and execute"
• The ability to build relationships with stakeholders, help others grow in their careers, and create inclusive environments"
• Hands-on experience with designing, building, and supporting microservices in a hybrid cloud environment"
• Experience building containerized applications using GitOps, K8s, Service Mesh, K8s operators"

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
• Masters’ Degree"