Sr. Software Engineer - Java/REST API/AWS

Backend Engineering

Sr. Software Engineer - Java/REST API/AWS

  • Backend Engineering
  • AWS
  • Terraform
  • Java

Our Client is looking to hire a Sr. Software Engineer to be part of their Social Syndication
team. The Social Syndication team is responsible for building and growing services and APIs that
allow customers to easily:

  • Publish and manage video posts on an ever-growing number of social platforms such as
    YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Collect and aggregate insightful social analytics data.
  • Syndicate video metadata to enable seamless integration with customer and other third
    party systems.
  • Perform essential pre-publication tasks such as video clipping.
  • You will work on a well-established project that nonetheless has excellent product growth
    potential, with lots of new work in the pipeline.
  • You will work with a wide variety of technologies and third party libraries and APIs.
  • You will work at a great company with many opportunities for career growth and lateral

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, deploy, test, support and monitor secure, performant, and highly
    scalable cloud services and APIs for use by other components as well as
    external customers
  • Provide operational support for the platform
  • Work in an agile environment with a team of engineers to create new product features
    and to streamline/enhance existing solutions and workflows
  • Develop systems in the cloud (AWS)
  • Develop clean, high quality code


  • Minimum 5+ years professional software development experience
  • Professional experience coding complex Java-based backend services
  • Experience with AWS and with using the AWS SDK to interact with AWS cloud services
    (we leverage DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, S3, Lambda, ElasticSearch, CloudFront, and a bunch
  • Experience with building cloud applications at scale, and ability to design and implement
    services that exhibit excellent performance, robustness, and efficiency under load.
  • Experience designing and implementing REST API services as well as client applications that interact with third party REST API services.
  • Ability to solve difficult problems, write thorough unit tests, and communicate well both verbally and in writing.

Nice to have:

  • Direct experience working with social platform APIs (Facebook Graph API, etc...) and
  • Experience with the Dropwizard REST service framework
  • Experience with containerized application technologies like docker and kubernetes
  • Javascript development experience
  • Exposure to DataDog, SumoLogic
  • CI/CD (TeamCity, Jenkins)
  • Terraform

This is a contract position. 😎