Job Description :


Title: Software Engineer (Ascend Platform Services)

6-12+ month contract


About the Role: Our platform services engineering team is responsible for providing reliable cloud and data platform for Experian Consumer Information Services (North America) division. We are seeking a Software Engineer for our Platform Services team to help us continuously improve how we build, secure and run our rapidly growing Cloud platform. Much of our software development focuses on building infrastructure and eliminating work through automation. On platform services team, you will have opportunity to use your expertise in coding, system design thinking and analytical skills to provide shared services, tools and infrastructure for the rest of the product development teams abstracting the underlying stack complexities of Cloud.

What You'll Do Here

Build platform tools & services to enable product engineering teams to deploy and run their applications (data pipelines, analytical applications, micro services etc) on cloud.

And often times involves routine grunt work on service requests to assist other teams with platform infrastructure.

What You'll Need To Succeed Must Have Skills:

Solid professional coding experience in Java / J2EE Technologies.

Strong working knowledge of Object-Oriented Design principles and J2EE Design patterns.

Strong working knowledge of RESTful APIs & NoSQL Databases & MQ (or) Kafka.

Strong working knowledge in Automation Testing Unit and Integration testing.

Experience with front-end Java script app and frameworks.

Experience with any of the public cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, GCP, preferably AWS.

Experience with continuous integration/delivery/deployment (CI/CD) practices and frameworks.

Experience with End-to-end Application architecture and System Design.

Experience with Agile development methodologies.

Good understanding on observability into the APIs and services developed using various tools like Prometheus, InfluxDB, Dynatrace, Grafana, Splunk etc.

Good understanding on running containers (Docker/LXC) in a production environment using one of the container orchestration services (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, AWS ECS, AWS EKS)

Required Skills : Amazon Web Services (AWS), Spring, Java Software Engineer for platform services team. Strong Java, Spring, and AWS experience needed. CI/CD and Kafka experience is preferred.
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills : Long Term Contract
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :This team is very budget conscious and will prioritize interviews based on the candidates rate. So please do your best to stay at or below the $75.00/hour mark.
Selling points for candidate :Long Term Contract
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :Yes
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set :Yes
Type of project :Development/Engineering
Master Job Title :Dev: Java
Branch Code :Orange County

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