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Back End Developer
Ref No.: 18-04484
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 60.00 - 80.00 /Hour
Back End Developer 
BASIC FUNCTION
: The Sr. Developer will be involved with architecting, designing and developing solutions of the new Student Information System using the Django Python web framework.  As a member working in a team environment you will take direction from the development and architecture managers and Leads on development activities.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides hands on development and architecture experience in new product development in the area of Student information system using new technology stacks and design platform.
  • Responsible for providing end to end solutions by analyzing and gathering requirements, devising solution design and implementation of solution.
  • Participates in all phases of application development, including requirements, analysis, construction, testing, and deployment to ensure the quality of the system is enhanced.
  • Engages with business analysts, project managers, UX specialists and clients on all phases of a client's project.
  • Executes development and maintenance tasks.
  • Executes deployment and integration activities with Systems groups.
  • Ensures synchronization between changes to mainframe SIS and SSOL and related applications.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to recommend changes to existing solution designs to fulfill technical requirements.
  • Contributes to and assists in development of test plans and provides technical support in all phases of testing and QA leading to implementation.
  • All other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Application development background using Python and strong UI/UX and SQL expertise is required.
  • Minimum 4-6 years related experience with at least four years with Django Python Web Framework.
 
ADDITIONAL POSITION-SPECIFIC MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience with synchronous and asynchronous interfaces and microservice api development is a must.
  • Knowledgeable about other technologies and able to suggest integration solutions, including third-party APIs.
  • Hands-on experience with Docker, DevOps, Jira, Jenkins and Git is desirable.
  • Comfortable with web and application server operation (Apache Tomcat).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork/collaboration, analytical thinking, communication and influencing skills, and technical expertise.
  • Ability to work with changing priorities and with multiple projects.
  • Ability to be precise and attentive to detail is essential.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work weekend and off-hour work on occasion.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork/collaboration, analytical thinking, communication and influencing skills, and technical expertise.
  • Familiar with Project Management concepts and tools.