Backend Engineer

Recruiter
Hired
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 15, 2016
Closes
Oct 13, 2016
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Board
NYCityWorks.com
Job Description:

Are you a Backend Engineer? You will be responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend. You will also be responsible for integrating frontend elements into the application. A basic understanding of frontend technologies is therefore necessary as well. Responsibilities. Integration of user-facing elements developed by a frontend developers with server side logic. Building reusable code and libraries for future use. Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability. Implementation of security and data protection. Design and implementation of data storage solutions. Skills. Basic understanding of frontend technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3. Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS. Understanding accessibility and security compliance. User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments. Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system. Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes. Data migration, transformation, and scripting. Setup and administration of backups. Outputting data in different formats. Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform. Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes. Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests. Proficient knowledge of a backend programming language of one or more of PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc. Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git. Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles. Understanding of "session management" in a distributed server environment