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Senior Backend Engineer

ISEE

ISEE

Software Engineering
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020
ISEE is seeking a full-time Backend Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of relevant full-time work experience.
Role responsibilities include:
- Designing and implementing APIs for both customer-facing and internal web applications used by the entire company
- Coordinating among multiple stakeholder teams to identify needs and collect requirements for design
- Rapidly prototyping and iterating upon designs to release widely-adopted services
- Creating efficient services to read and write data
- Serving as the central point of contact and primary owner of one or more services
- Forecasting development timelines and communicating status to leadership and stakeholders
- Leading prioritization efforts for feature requests, improvements, and bug fixes
- Thoroughly testing code before deployment and applying development best practices
- Ensuring applications offer maximum uptime and availability
Qualifications
- Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
- Experience with building production applications with Python
- Experience working with multiple types of databases like PostgresSQL or DynamoDB
- Experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services)
- Proficiency with Git or comparable distributed version control tool
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey trade-offs and choices made
- Ability to write robust and easily-maintainable code
- Ability to troubleshoot issues that arise and bring them to quick resolution
- Passionate about self-driving vehicles and web development
Preferred
- Experience with designing and implementing event-based architectures
- Experience with Kubernetes or modern cloud infrastructure practices
- Experience building systems that interact with connected devices (i.e. IoT)
- Experience with handling a very high throughput of data