Job ID: 36666

Back-end Software Engineer
Our client is seeking a Back-end Software Engineer to lead the implementation of a customer facing API. You will own the API from conception to completion. You will work with our internal teams, and our partners to requirements and design a REST API that serve our partner needs. You will implement the API, supporting microservices and integrate with existing cloud-services to drive a successful launch of our joint platform with our partner. This role is located in Portland, OR. 

Qualifications of the Back-end Software Engineer
BS degree in an engineering or computer discipline or relevant certification.
5+ years software engineering experience.
Demonstrated experience building REST APIs and documenting them using Swagger.
Demonstrated expertise with one of the following languages: Javascript, Python, Ruby.
Demonstrated experience with relational and non-relational (NoSQL) databases: MySQL, MariaDB, Aurora, Postgres, MongoDB, DynamoDB.
Proficient in Unix/Linux operating systems.
Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (e.g. Agile software development, test-driven development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, continuous integration/continuous delivery, etc…).
Experience cloud platforms (AWS preferred).
Experience with containerized environments (Docker preferred).
Ability to work well with a distributed team.
Excellent written; presentation writing and verbal communication skills.
History of working in startups or other fast-paced environment.

Familiarity with git and the git rebase workflow.
Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.
Experience working with time-series datasets.
Familiarity with Blockchain and Smart Contract concepts.


Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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