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Principal Software Engineer (Backend)

Warrendale, PA | Full Time
19 Days Ago

Job Description

Velocity Works is seeking an experienced and dedicated Principal Software Engineer to fill a direct hire full time remote opportunity for our client’s teams. We are looking for a skilled back-end developer with experience developing applications in an event driven microservice architecture. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to become a technical expert on all aspects of microservice architecture, design, and development.

This opportunity offers base pay, great benefit package, 401(k) with a company match, and PTO plan. Lastly it is remote. Let’s connect to discuss.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Leads team as a technical expert, developer, and architect on large and complex projects.
  • Must be professional, have strong communication skills, be detail-oriented and organized, have the ability to switch between multiple projects, and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 4 years development experience or Associates degree with 7 years development experience
  • Seeking experience in developing applications within the following frameworks, technologies, and tools or strong interest in learning and expanding in these areas:
    • Event driven Microservice Architecture
    • Java (Spring Boot framework), NodeJS, REST API, JSON
    • Message Queue – e.g. RabbitMQ
    • RDBMS – Oracle, PostgreSQL
    • NoSQL Database - MongoDB
    • Elastic Stack (ELK)
    • Cloud platform services (AWS)
    • CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins server, tomcat

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