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Job ID: 50521

Backend Typescript Application Engineer
Our client is hiring a Backend Typescript Application Engineer for their team in Beaverton, Oregon. This position requires a deep knowledge of node.js and Typescript. You must be comfortable with rapidly evolving designs, requirements, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Throughout the process you will work collaboratively with our team of engineers and partner with other teams such as Engineering, Support, Change, Quality and Business. The individual must be self-motivated, an amazing problem solver, and a fast learner. Very strong technical skills and demonstrated experience in writing commercial grade apps for high availability systems is a must. The candidate will work with talented engineers in a fast paced, technically demanding environment to deliver new features.

Responsibilities:
Deployment, support and monitoring of new platforms and application stacks. 
Participate in new technology evaluation, design and development of highly scalable distributed databases. 
Explore and evaluate new technologies and solutions to push our capabilities forward, getting ahead of user needs, and working hard to transform, innovate, and continuously improve.

Qualifications:
5+ years of experience of developing and maintaining infrastructure in a high volume of customer-facing environment.
Strong node.js JavaScript/Typescript backend and functional programming experience.
Strong experience with data modeling, analytics, and tools such as ElasticSearch, SQL of various flavors, and distributed workloads via Kafka/RabbitMQ.
Experience with backend JavaScript tools such as express.js, koa.js, knexjs.
Experience writing JavaScript libraries and developing REST APIs (i.e. writing code/services meant to be used by others).
Experience with Java 8 and Spring Boot are preferred.
Experience with AWS, EKS, Kubernetes.
Experience with CI/CD pipelines and tools such as Jenkins.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Phenomenal debugging and testing skills.
Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively across multiple business and technical teams.
Demonstrated ability to deliver results on time with high quality.
Aptitude to independently learn new technologies.
Passion for delivering the best quality product regardless of project scope.
Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale to support diverse clients on high powered machines.
Consultancy approach to create new designs, architectures, standards, and methods for large-scale distributed systems.
Systematic multitasking approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, accountability, and drive.
Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis, automation, software design, and database management.
Experience with scripting languages and such as Shell and Python and multi-process architecture.
Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments.
Experience with Agile development process and familiarity with Atlassian tools like Jira or similar.
Conduct on call duties as needed for urgent matters.
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.


Benefits
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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