Backend Software Engineer


Hired


Posted Under: Washington, DC jobs in Customer Service & Call Center; Customer Service & Call Center jobs in zipcode 20001
Posted On: 2017-04-21

Are you a Backend Software Engineer? You will be responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend. You will also be responsible for integrating frontend elements into the application. A basic understanding of frontend technologies is therefore necessary as well.ResponsibilitiesIntegration of user-facing elements developed by a frontend developers with server side logicBuilding reusable code and libraries for future useOptimization of the application for maximum speed and scalabilityImplementation of security and data protectionDesign and implementation of data storage solutionsSkillsBasic understanding of frontend technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASSUnderstanding accessibility and security complianceUser authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environmentsIntegration of multiple data sources and databases into one systemManagement of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changesData migration, transformation, and scriptingSetup and administration of backupsOutputting data in different formatsUnderstanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platformCreating database schemas that represent and support business processesImplementing automated testing platforms and unit testsProficient knowledge of a backend programming language, including: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GitProficient understanding of OWASP security principlesUnderstanding of session management in a distributed server environment

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