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Backend Software Engineer - Contract

Fairfax, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client is seeking Contractors for multiple BACKEND - STAFF SOFTWARE ENGINEER positions. Our client’s engineering teams are high performing, agile oriented and are empowered to make decisions that drive business value without red-tape. They push the bounds of financial and technical innovation; moving quickly, solving difficult problems in new ways, and empowering everyone to have a voice in the direction of our products. Your work contributes to giving people agency in their ability to achieve financial freedom.

Location: HYBRID | Onsite in one of our client's locations - Boston, MA, Fairfax, VA, Phoenix, AZ or Santa Clara, CA

How You’ll Do It

As a backend engineer, in a contract role, you'll work on financial products and services, to delight and empower our financial planning teams to do their best work. You'll work with agile squads to develop microservices in a hexagonal architecture implemented as Java-based AWS lambda functions and utilize a number of other cloud services.

You'll wear a lot of hats - including hands-on coding, mentoring peers, influencing product decisions, and contributing to system architecture. Our client has high standards for code quality, all forms of testing, and intelligent architecture.


  • Hands-on development of microservices in Java using AWS lambda functions and other cloud services
  • Designing and developing REST based APIs for use by engineering teams across the organization
  • Designing and developing the infrastructure as code for lambda functions, their associated data stores and any required connected services using AWS CloudFormation
  • Participate on agile squad through code reviews, pair programming, interactive design sessions and team retrospectives

What We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience with software application development and API design ranging from small environments to enterprise scale environments.
  • Expertise and hands on experience with ReSTful API design and development, Java-based code development, Spring, Hibernate frameworks
  • A huge plus would be experience with building AWS-based micro services, leveraging AWS technology stack such as API Gateway, AWS Lambda Serverless, AWS Step function orchestration, DynamoDB, AWS S3, and more
  • Proficiency with SQL and databases including MSSQL server, NoSQL DBs such as DynamoDB
  • Experience utilizing data from Redshift, S3 and SQS.
  • Experience building and deploying applications using continuous integration pipelines and automated deployment tools such as Jenkins
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Benefits: This is a CONTRACT role, only eligible for W2 employees in Phoenix, AZ, Santa Clara, CA, Boston, MA, or Fairfax, VA.

About ITEOM: ITEOM Digital Technology Talent Partners collaborates with top technologists and top employers to align purpose and passion and re-incorporate belonging to make the job search and work experience more human. We are an equal opportunity employer; however, this role is not eligible for sponsorship at this time. Employees eligible for full time W2 employment are encouraged to apply.



Fairfax, VA



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