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Senior Developer - Backend Systems

Company: Pinnacle Group, Inc.
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

At new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and

customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Interactive Technology organization is part of Worldwide

Marketing Communications Department (Marcom). Marcom designs and delivers the iconic brand images and experiences to various sites, apps and retail stores.

We work on many high-impact projects that serve various lines of business.

We use the latest in open source technologies and continue to evolve and deliver solutions on a worldwide scale. Working with a variety of cross functional teams, we bring it all together to deliver the interactive experiences with an excellent group of software engineers while having fun along the way.

We are looking for a top notch Lead Developer for our backend platform that supports the Today at solution for retail stores. This person brings a

deep understanding and genuine passion for software development, best practices and keen focus on the customer.

This role is critical in the evolution of brand by working with the team

taking to the next phase of its evolution.

Key Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years of professional software development experience and 5 with backend and frontend development teams working on complex development projects
In-depth knowledge and experience designing and developing scalable webbased tools using Scala and/or Java
Demonstrated background developing backend solutions for dynamic web

sites - how they scale, how they work with other services, and how they may break
Dedicated problem-solver who can work in a fast paced environment where multiple releases are a fact of life
Ability to size technical efforts accurately
A focus on quality with experience writing unit tests and collaborating with quality engineering to develop test plans
Experience collaborating with other team members in multiple teams

diagnosing and debugging complex systems, and participating in triaging

and repairing build, deployment and operational issues
Knowledge of Linux stack and comfort with Bash commands
Experience with web application security and incorporating security into the software development lifecycle
Familiar with database architecture (e.g SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, Cassandra, FoundationDB, Postgres) scalability, performance and tuning techniques
In depth knowledge of source version control software (Subversion, Git)
Experience collaborating with other technical teams on DevOps

responsibilities for application deployment, performance, monitoring,

reliability and scalability
Preferred experience with Docker, configuration management systems, CI build tools such as Jenkins, and logging and monitoring tools like Splunk
Willingness to take the initiative to solve problems
Proven capabilities to work under pressure and tight deadlines to solve

critical issues
Knowledge of JVM internals and HTTP with deep expertise in REST and RESTful APIs.
Experience with Atlassian Jira, Wiki
Knowledge of Scala coding standards and practices and familiarity with

Typelevel libraries and Akka HTTP
Apache Spark and GraphQL are pluses


In addition to a strong technical background, the ideal candidate must possess confident interpersonal skills and an eye toward collaboration. The position requires excellence in communication, both written and verbal, including the ability to work well with stakeholders from a wide range of backgrounds with varying levels of technical knowledge. It's important for this person to be able to forge trusting relationships within a diverse team and across organizations. This role must focus on delivering while having the agility to adjust and thrive in a dynamic



Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or relevant experience

Keywords: Pinnacle Group, Inc., Sunnyvale , Senior Developer - Backend Systems, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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