backend developer part time tech

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We are looking for programmers with a keen eye for design for the position of Back End Developer. The Back End Engineer is responsible for curating the structure of server side information. Back Side Engineers primarily write server scripts and API's to be utilized by front side engineers and UX designers. The day to day consists of optimizing servers for speed and stability, implementing security structures, generating reusable code libraries and generating data storage solutions.

  • This is a part time, but long term opportunity *


Implement ongoing security systems

Attend regular meeting with the front end team to expose weaknesses and problems

Routinely inspect server code for speed optimization

Conceptualize and implement solutions for data storage

Configure usability of all front side applications

Maintain a stable server with zero downtime

Keep a backup library before any large changes to server

Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas... to our technology, algorithms and products.

Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution.

Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results on schedule.


4+ year experience in a related field

Ability to meet tight deadlines

Capable of prioritizing multiple project in order to meet goals without management oversight

Vast knowledge of PHP, Python, NodeJs etc

Server side experience with SASS and LESS

Understanding of accessibility and server compliance

Experience with all phases of the software development life cycle, best practices and Agile Software Development.

Knowledge in database systems and NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB or Firestore.

Solid OOP and software design knowledge – you should know how to create software that’s extensible, reusable and meets desired architectural objectives.

Previous experience working with multiple platforms such as Desktop, Mobile, Tablet etc

Preferred qualifications:

Degree in Computer Science or related field.

Familiarity with Google Firebase

Track record of building and delivering mission critical, 24x7 production software systems.

Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive focuses on Healthcare. Their company has offices in Chicago. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees. To date, has raised $250K of funding; their latest round was closed on January 2017.

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