Sr. Backend Developer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Position Description:

The selected Sr. Backend Developer candidate will join a large housing inventory and case management program that integrates with over 12 enterprise applications.

The ideal candidate is looking to join a global technology leader and want to join a winning team to grow yourself and your career. You are eager to face challenges and truly embrace modern cloud-ready technologies while building large and complex applications. You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands into the architecture and code, mentoring junior developers to help management build an award winning team.

Initially, this project will leverage a traditional waterfall methodology and then transition to Agile. The new solution will be the center of an "Ecosystem" of multiple system integration points.

Foundationally the system will be built with the following high level tools / technologies:
* Backend: .NET Core 2.0 / REST
* Workflow and Rules Engine: Decisions
* System Integrations Experience

o IBM, ESB desired, not required
* JIRA, Bitbucket, Web Services, ETL
* Strong communication and documentation creation

Your future duties and responsibilities:

CGI Sr. Backend Developer will be responsible for designing, technical documentation, development, testing integration points and API's for a modern system / solution.

CGI Sr. Backend Developer will be responsible for technical documentation, development, testing APIs and back end integration portions of the application in accordance with the technical tools.
* Understand numerous external database models and information architectures understand linkages between systems and how data works together from an end-to-end process perspective.
* Design backend application components and interfaces targeting multiple external applications and data stores.
* Develop fully functional application components writing clean, testable code
* Integrate with back-end data and Web services
* Perform tests and debugging to maximize application efficiency and performance
* Follow and champion secure coding practices
* Actively participate in team meetings

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Excellent technical experience, excellent communication skills, dedication to the successful delivery within tight timelines, and ability to work with a onshore remote delivery team by leveraging both traditional and Agile project management methodologies. Understanding of the technologies to be used.

Experience working with complex integration points and working with a nearshore delivery team required.

Desired Qualifications:

1. Government experience a plus.

2. Understanding or Reasonable Accommodation's a plus.

3. Masters or Bachelors Degree in Business Management or Computer Science or a related discipline, at least 5 years of solid experience delivering in IT or equivalent.

4. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

5. Excellent written skills.

6. Ability to work as part of a high performance team in a fast-paced environment.

7. Ability to deliver regular quick updates and system solutions and communicate to team Technical Lead for review and approval.

* .NET
* C#
* MS SQL Server
* Nginx

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