Senior Backend Web Engineer

Web – Chicago, Illinois
Department Web
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Senior Backend Web Engineer will be an integral part of Ora's growing Backend Development team. You'll be building scalable systems on cloud architecture, helping to better our existing development process, and working with amazing technologists.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Writing maintainable, extensible, and testable code using MVC frameworks
  • Designing and building RESTful APIs
  • Leading or participating in code reviews
  • Managing multiple backend systems
  • Helping to set and maintain quality standards in systems development
  • Creating scalable software and systems using Amazon AWS products

YOUR TOOLS OF THE TRADE

  • PHP - Laravel - Nginx - Amazon AWS - MySQL/Aurora
  • Git - Github - Gitflow
  • Apiary

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • 3-5+ years developing web, API, and backend systems, preferably in PHP
  • Experience architecting scalable systems and RESTful API interfaces
  • Ability to take backend API from concept to shipping product as the sole programmer
  • Excellent knowledge of design patterns, best-practices, and testing interfaces  

NON-TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work well as either an individual contributor or a team leader
  • Experience working with and mentoring junior resources
  • Ability to speak clearly at a non-technical level
  • Ability to take your own initiative
  • A desire to learn new things and to teach others
  • Native-level English communication skills

 POSITION DETAILS

  • In-House developer position on-site in Chicago/Denver
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S; no C2C or H-1B visas are sponsored

BENEFITS

  • Paid vacation days plus 3 day weekends each month
  • Monthly happy hours and events with the team
  • Uber for business account
  • Daily Fooda delivery
  • Full snack bar
  • Work in one of the most up-and-coming areas of Chicago, the Fulton Market district
  • Work together with award-winning mobile developers, designers, and PMs
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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Department
    Web
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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