Sr. Services Developer - Contract

Accomplice is seeking a self-motivated and agile senior level contractor who is adept at server-side development and ideally also has some development operations experience for a 6+ month project with a strong potential to extend.

Are you:

  • Earnest and hardworking, detail oriented, thorough, and very efficient in completing the work at hand without getting bogged down by minutia
  • Able to decide between multiple options based on which choice will satisfy the goal the best
  • Excited by learning new tools, technologies and tactics
  • Happiest wearing multiple ‘hats’

Would you describe yourself as:

  • Curious; enjoy learning the nuts & bolts of systems, then applying them to a methodology
  • Problem solving is rewarding - unceasingly ‘fixing’ things
  • Easy going, respectful, and showing independent initiative
  • Respected for your knowledge and ability to get things done
  • A person who likes to cross items off their list as they’re completed
  • Adept at communicating issues & roadblocks to those who need to know as well and willing to follow up with the right people until issues are resolved

Have you:

  • Developed REST APIs using one or more of the following:
  • Python (Django / Flask)
  • Java (Spring MVC),
  • .NET (WebAPI)
  • Successfully integrated several third party APIs from their available documentation
  • Built asynchronous multithreaded processes and configured/deployed worker servers to read from a queue
  • Experience with caching technologies and/or search indexing technologies (esp. location based search) a big plus
  • Worked with SQL & NoSQL data stores and you know how to organize data effectively in both
  • We would love it if you have also:

    • Configured and deployed cloud/platform based systems using AWS
    • API Gateway, EC2, Elastic Beanstalk
    • S3, Cloudfront, Lambda
  • Managed complex permissions & VPC configurations using AWS to effectively secure access to cloud resources
  • Set up continuous integration using Jenkins, Codeship, Bamboo or similar
  • Provisioned databases in the cloud (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Worked with Kubernetes deployment environments & Dockerized applications
  • We are:

    Accomplice is comprised of some of the most talented thinkers, designers, and developers from across the country. We are a collective without walls and without limits. We are not confined by the walls of a studio space. We are passionate about your success and your journey there.

    This contract is a remote (i.e. work from home) position; however, there may be rare instances of travel either to our Austin HQ for team meetings or to a client site. Preference is given to candidates who are open to occasional travel. Travel expenses are reimbursed based on common industry standards.

    Working hours are partly flexible; please be advised that the core hours for this position are 10 am-4pm CST to avoid communication delays between team members, and it is expected that there will occasionally be calls or email/text contact required outside these hours.

    Candidate sponsorship is not provided. Candidate must provide proof of current eligibility to work in the United States.

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    Posted: April 16, 2019

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