BCforward is currently seeking highly motivatedAWS Engineerfor our client based inChicago, IL
Competent to perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervisionWorks directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support callsWorks independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.Drives application development focused around delivering business valueMentor and assist software engineers, providing technical assistance and direction as neededMaintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habitsProactively reaches out for help when stuck on an issue after doing reasonable independent researchMaintain a sense of urgency when working on tasks and actively followup on any dependencies or blockers.
Three years or more of experience in designing and developing software applications in Java or Scala.
Proven experience in many of the following, o Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale. o
Developing software applications using relational and Nosql databases. o Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.
Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure Devops etc.
Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure.
Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)
Strong understanding and/or experience in many of the following, o Batch or stream processing systems such as Apache Spark, Flink, Akka, Storm
Message brokers such as Kafka, Rabbitmq, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Apache ActiveMQ, Kinesis. o Experience designing well-defined Restful APIs o Experience writing API proxies on platforms such as Apigee Edge, AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway o Hands one experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible o Test driven development and behavior driven development. o Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines. o Datastores such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Oracle. o Debugging and maintaining software in Linux or Unix platforms.
Must demonstrate solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms.
Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment
Demonstrated leadership on small to medium-scale projects impacting strategic priorities
Bachelors degree in Computer science or Electrical engineering or related field is required
BCforwardbegan as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforwardhas grown with our customers needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforwardalso operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforwardto deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for overthe years of catering to our customers specific needs. BCforwardcurrently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.