Job Description :

Role: Backend Tech Lead

Duration: 6+ months

Location: Bentonville, AR

Overview:

  • We are looking for a hands-on full stack engineer with experience creating reliable and scalable applications in the cloud using NodeJS and ReactJS to join our agile team and help improve the experience of millions of associates worldwide.
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing code; conducting unit testing; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; collaborating with project team and cross functional teams; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs; interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team.
  • Leads the work of other small groups of four to six engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by proving pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short and long term solutions and timeline; reviewing and providing feedback for proposed solutions; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; formulating an action plan; performing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completing online documentation.
  • Provides support to the business by responding to user's questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategies); identifying short- and long-term solutions; facilitating resolutions; and leading cross-functional partnership.
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, business and user experience teams; and obtaining cross-function approvals.
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Must Have:

  • API's - Back-end folks will be creating APIs, CRUD Ops, ideally can post to a swagger but not required.
  • Node building API base, microservices. the team is not using express to create API's, vanilla JS for the service layer
  • NoSQL ideally have fundamentals of the database layer, won't be running any modeling/performance tuning. Mongo/Cassandra/Dynamo/Cosmos is totally okay
  • Cloud Ideally azure, the team has another team that manages cloud as an IAAS. Open to anyone ranging from azure, AWS, or GCP, just general knowledge

Nice to Have:

  • Kubernetes stack is k8 is already built, any exposure to building containers around apps would be big
  • Messaging Email notifications will be based on queues. Bonus points for Kafka (back end node folks)

Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, or a related field with at least 3 years of related work experience.
             

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