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Senior Back End Engineer
Ref No.: 18-06843
Location: New York, New York
 Title: Senior Back End Engineer
Location: New York, NY
Who you are:
You're an experienced software engineer with superb software development skills interested in helping us sort, analyze and deliver relevant information from terabytes of unstructured social media data. As well as setting technical direction for significant parts of our microservices based architecture, you'll mentor and train other engineers and be thinking about how to make the team more effective every day.
The Opportunity:
The Senior Back End Engineer will be using Java and Scala, SQL and NoSQL data stores, Kafka and Docker to name a few, all running on AWS. The team is always keen to use emerging technologies if they can help us achieve our goals.
As a Senior Back End Engineer, you will use these tools to build the services and underlying infrastructure that allows us to deal with all of that data. You'll need to collaborate closely with other teams in engineering, product and across the organization to develop innovative solutions to new challenges.
In the first month, you will:
  • Start off by learning the ropes, spending time with different parts of the company to understand how the team works.
  • Get up to speed on the tech stack with overview sessions and deep dives with your team.
  • Contribute code to production systems from the get-go.
Within 3 months, you will:
  • Share responsibility for several systems with your team.
  • Help to plan new features and architecture improvements.
  • Begin to take more of a role in mentoring and growing the team.
Within 6 months, you will:
  • Design significant features that impact multiple systems and teams.
  • Own several microservices and be responsible for their reliability, deployment and scalability.
  • Be influential in helping plan the next iterations of our architecture as we strive to get more alerts to our clients faster and with near-perfect reliability.
  • Bring new ideas to our engineering-wide processes to help us improve constantly.
The way we work:
To maintain our momentum, we need a talented, diverse team of people committed to the idea that real-time information can be a force for good in the world.
  • We take initiative, ownership, and are accountable.
  • We work urgently and thoughtfully and are driven to constantly improve.
  • We share knowledge, consider varied perspectives, and assume positive intent.
  • We are commercially minded and deliver measurable results.
  • We maintain a sense of humor and humility.

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA  recently acquired Dell Services.  NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.