Remote Junior Software Engineer


About the job Remote Junior Software Engineer

We are looking for someone who has strong experience developing micro services that expose standards based RESTFul API, developing in Java and GoLang, and be able to create detailed designs and effort estimations with work breakdowns.

You should also have experience with AWS Cloud Native technologies using AWS Cognito, AWS SNS, AWS SQS, AWS KMS, AWS RDS, Aurora PostGres, and Lambda and have experience in the Financial and Insurance sector.

Previous payments Integration experience would be beneficial as well. If you have a passion for developing high availability and scalability architectures and have the skills described above, we want to hear from you!

Key Accountabilities

Participate in cultivating a helpful, team-oriented environment by mentoring and coaching junior developers.

Work with Project Management team to provide estimation of development efforts and activities breakdown.

Implement and improve code reviewing process to optimize the development workflow, i.e. help institute automated static code scanning within the development workflow.

Responsible for documenting detailed technical designs based on system designs provided by the systems engineer.

Take pride and ownership of designing, developing and unit testing micro-services using a combination of Java and GoLang within an AWS driven platform.

Verify accuracy and completeness of programs by preparing sample data and unit testing components.

Strive to ensure upkeep of technical knowledge and expertise in AWS technologies through self-learning and certifications.

Analyze and solve problems that are complex and may be routine in nature, requiring varied responses depending on the situation.

Interact with peers before updating supervisors, interaction will often be with management levels at the client and/or within Dream Payments.

Receive minimal instruction on daily work tasks and moderate level of instruction on new assignments.

Participate in design, JAD and RAD sessions with senior developers.

Responsible for deployment of code and environments as needed.

Responsible for the development and deployment build scripts.

Participate in production support activities for troubleshooting and investigating issues.

Look for opportunities to continuously improve development workflow and suggest optimization opportunities for improvement to the team.

Ensure assigned tasks are completed and delivered within the project timelines, working overtime as needed.

Basic Qualifications

5+ years of experience with programming languages such as Java, Python, and Golang.

Working knowledge of software architecture and design patterns.

Experience with using IDEs such as IntelliJ IDEA, Visual Studio, or Eclipse.

5+years of experience with AWS Cloud computing services such as Lambda, CloudFormation, API Gateway, S3, SQS, DynamoDB, etc.

Working knowledge of Linux/Unix systems.

Working knowledge of bash/shell scripting.

1+ years of experience with SQL scripting and working with one of the following databases: MySQL, DynamoDB, or Postgresql.

3+ years of experience with developing and using RESTful/SOAP Web Services.

1+ years of experience with using version control tools such as SVN/GIT.

1+ years of experience with using Docker/Fargate/Kubernetes container management platforms.

Professional Skill Requirements

University degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or any other equivalent degree preferred.

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment.

Proven ability to communicate and work with an offshore/remote team.

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

Desire to work in an information systems environment.

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

Basic knowledge or experience with various SDLC methods like Iterative or traditional waterfall.

Familiar with Agile, Scrum, Iterative and Waterfall Development and project methodologies.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position. Dream Payments reserves the right to modify and change responsibilities and duties herein without notice.

**Due to a high volume of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Remote

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