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Senior Backend Engineer

Elexis Recruiting
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Job description

We are seeking a Senior Backend Engineer on a remote basis who will work collaboratively with Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers to set up, develop, and maintain an external-facing web portal to view data sets, access data catalogs, request compute resources, and manage data access controls for an enterprise data and analytics platform


  • Building, iterating, and testing scalable, back-end APIs for web applications.
  • Designing and developing data models to optimize data access for web applications.
  • Participating in Agile processes including daily standups, demos, retrospectives, and sprint planning.
  • Working closely with leadership to gather and implement business requirements.
  • Working closely with designers and engineers to gather and implement product, front-end, and back-end requirements.
  • Providing support, maintenance, and enhancements to the existing application.
  • Collaborating with product managers, engineers, and QA on the team to communicate and clarify designs and requirements.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in experience in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in software application development, particularly in an agile development environment including but not limited to daily scrum, iteration reviews, Kanban/Lean, continuous integration and test-driven development.
  • 3+ years of experience in AWS cloud data architecture.


  • Experience with one of the major cloud service providers (AWS preferred)
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Deep understanding of APIs, and familiarity with JSON, Web APIs, REST APIs, JSON-RPC, XML-RPC, RESTful practices, and GraphQL
  • Experience with Docker containerization and deployments
  • Experience in relational and non-relational databases like SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or similar
  • Experience with benchmarking, monitoring, and performance engineering applications with tools such as Grafana, Sentry, and Prometheus
  • Knowledge of AuthN and AuthZ systems, including Active Directory, Okta, and AWS IAM Policies/Roles using attribute-based access controls
  • Knowledge of automated end-to-end unit tests and testing platforms
  • Strong documentation and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Git and AWS DevOps
  • Strong verbal and nonverbal communication skills

Elexis Recruiting


New York, NY
10007 USA