Software Engineer - Platform

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
$150,000 - $300,000 annually

Job Description

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Software Engineer - Platform, in Austin, TX.

Your Impact:
As a Platform Software Engineer, you will work on a tight knit team within a federated engineering organization to maintain, extend, and improve highly scalable, data-intensive backend systems serving a growing number of Feature Teams. You will participate in driving your team's subsystems towards our aspirational goal of everything 'well-crafted'. A great candidate can deliver real customer value while pursuing architecture quality in availability, scalability, interoperability, modifiability, performance, security, and testability.

Duties Include:
* Transform technical requirements into well-crafted services & components
* Fully own services & components from planning to coding to testing to monitoring and running them in production
* Work collaboratively inside and outside of your team to deliver business value
* As a Software Engineer, you will participate in, contribute to, and own architectural designs
* Be part of a continuous improvement culture, identify and address engineering opportunities

* 5-7 years of software engineering industry experience
* Coded, designed, and communicated internally and externally architectural perspectives of well-encapsulated systems (e.g., Service Oriented Architecture, containerized services, micro-services)
* Experienced designing and operating software in a Cloud Provider such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
* Experienced API and Data Model design and implementation including how to scale out, make highly available, and map to storage systems
* Experienced with typical tools of the software trade: source control, IDEs, scripting, performance analyzers, logging, metric, and tracing systems
* Adaptable, not wedded to a specific software stack or language; Sees these as tools to an end and not the end itself
* Takes special to care and pride to write code, which is well documented, maintainable, and easily testable, and sees the responsibility of validation and test authoring as co-equal to that of implementation itself
* Understands how to design and develop from a Security Perspective

Even Better If You Have:
* Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment with an emphasis on a well-maintained testing pyramid
* Built and operated distributed systems while embracing the discipline of Site Reliability Engineering
* Used Feature or Release Toggles as a code branching strategy
* Experience with functional programming
* Leveraged cloud-based data storage technologies such as: Relational Databases, NoSQL Stores, data caches, etc.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.

Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITWQG1999963
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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