Sr Microservices Developer - Greenwood Village, Colorado | STAND 8

Sr Microservices Developer
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Sr Microservices Developer
Date Posted:  6/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #3704
Employment Type: Contract
Location: Greenwood VillageColorado
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Would you like to work in a global/distributed environment? and lead our engineering team to success as we transform into a hyper digital retail company? This is an opportunity for you! 
We are looking for a Microservices Developer. STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Colorado and more.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Build and maintain software solutions (which will meet and exceed operating targets of reliability, scalability, security, maintainability and performance).
  • Employ agile based development methodologies in partnership with product management stakeholders.
  • Champion continuous improvement and simplification of technology and underpinning stacks.
  • Continuously improve SDLC processes including comprehensive code reviews, QA automation, unit testing, etc.
  • Create teams that play to the strengths of individual team members while identifying opportunities for development/mentoring.
  • Contribute to the engineering standards, guidelines and best practices.
  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of industry directions and trends in the area of eCommerce front end interfaces, content management systems, front end frameworks and programming languages.
  • Promote a DevOps culture that enables engineers to execute quickly and with quality.
  • Ensures appropriate resources are identified, hired, and retained.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years overall software engineering leadership role and 3+ years of experience managing engineering teams that delivered complex global eCommerce or equivalent front-end solutions.
  • Proficient in a broad range of software design approaches and common UI patterns. Knows when (and when not) to use front-end software design patterns (e.g., asynchronicity, data binding, modules, MV* etc.).
  • Hands on experience with modern JavaScript framework for building user interfaces and single-page applications (such as VueJs, React etc.)
  • Ability to articulate risks and benefits of depending on front-end libraries, frameworks, and toolsets.
  • Ability to dive into the source code of front-end libraries to debug, patch, and extend them when necessary.
  • Proficient in view layout and rendering technologies (e.g., responsiveness, progressive enhancement, browser/device support).
  • Understands how to optimize the delivery of code and assets (e.g., images, fonts) to a browser or device (e.g., lazy loading assets, using CDNs, caching, compression, etc.).
  • Experience building and delivering APIs and services for consumption at scale.
  • Familiar with security concepts (authentication, authorization, encryption, digital signature), SSL, web service proxies, firewalls, multi-protocol gateways.
  • Experience in delivery of applications and services using both relational and non-relational databases.
  • Experience using microservices architecture leveraging Kubernetes and other PaaS platforms is a plus.
  • Ability to establish KPI’s and standards related eCommerce engineering best practices.
  • Provide training opportunities and ensure the engineering excellence of the team.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and active-listening skills for receiving feedback and providing recommendations in a constructive solutions-oriented manner.