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Backend Services Developer

Chicago, IL – Remote

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We are looking for a backend services developer with 5-12 years of experience delivering APIs and services.

Technical Skills

  • Scala or Java
  • Lagom, Play, or Akka Frameworks
  • Knowledge of common API security (JWT, Oauth2, etc)
  • Sbt
  • Git/Github/branching
  • Docker and Kubernetes.

Weighted consideration will be given to candidates that possess the following optional skills:

  • Experience and comfort delivering Backend-for-Frontend (BFF) Services
  • Familiarity leveraging Kafka with the above technologies.
  • Database technology usage (MySQL/PostGRE/SQL Server/Cassandra)
  • Serialization in PlayJSON/Jackson
  • Exposure to HashiCorp technologies
  • AWS familiarity

Team Skills

  • Active participation in discussions and ceremonies.
  • Product and delivery ownership mentality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, experience communicating to both technical and non-technical personnel.

Additional consideration will be given to candidates that can optionally demonstrate:

  • Exposure to Agile-ish methodologies.
  • Experience in heavily regulated industries.
  • Product management exposure.

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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