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Principal Backend Software Engineer

Company: Icon Staff
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Our clients mission it to empower doctors with real time
diagnostic tools to improve patient outcomes. They are looking
for an experienced backend software engineer whose core
responsibilities will be developing and maintaining
high-performance, scalable distributed services for their data
pipeline.Responsibilities: - Creative thinking, communication and team organization
skills - Strong, general software engineering fundamentals. - End-to-end, system-wide breadth of knowledge with the
potentially on-demand need for depth of any system component from
relational databases and Linux boot configurations to high-volume
data ingestion.Requirements: - Experience with database systems: PostgreSQL/Redshift,
Snowflake/BigQuery - Experience with Python, Shell Scripting, or PowerShell - Experience AWS, and other cloud engineering concepts: API
Gateway/Lambda, Step Functions, ECS, EKS, Kubernetes, VPC,
Docker, Athena, IAM profiles, EventBridge - Experience with build automation technologies: Docker,
Jenkins, GitHub Actions - Experience with Infrastructure as Code:
terraform/puppet/CloudFormation/CDK/SAM/serverless - Strong software engineering skills (e.g. unit testing,
code reviews, design documentation) - Experience with event-driven service architecture - Strong written/verbal technical communication and
interpersonal skills - Basic understanding of ML fundamentals - Deep understanding of modern microservices architectures
also preferred - Experience with observability: Splunk/Grafana/CloudWatch
Metrics/Prometheus a plus - Experience with HIPAA/compliance-focused workloads also
preferred[Facts and Data]According to Stack Overflow developer survey Developers with mathematics backgrounds (including Data Scientists and Machine Learning Developers) who know Scala, Spark or Hadoop get paid more than their peers. Python and R pay about the same, though there are twice as many Math Developers who know Python. Mobile Developers who know the iOS ecosystem seem to earn about $10,000 more on average than Android Developers.

Keywords: Icon Staff, Cambridge , Principal Backend Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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