Senior Back-End Engineer


Chicago, IL


OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION: Our client, a computer software company, is growing and turning to TeamBradley for help.  They pride themselves on being around for over 60 years with much room for growth. Currently, they are looking for a Sr Backend Engineer.  The right candidate will have a deep understanding of data structure and database design. This person will enjoy pulling apart complex problems and communicating with others. This position is currently located in Chicago, IL near the Loop, and is hybrid.


  • Develop projects for global and regional clients on the current framework or develop new systems
  • Provide technical solutions/design for projects within assigned remit to meet product requirements.
  • API and systems development
  • Defining best practices across SDLC
  • Evaluate technology and risks, and provide solutions
  • Collaborate with other teams and stakeholders to ensure alignment and successful delivery
  • Collaborate with others to ensure solutions integrate and are validated
  • Guide the creation of relevant solutions and implementation documentation
  • Timely delivery of solution implementation
  • Mentor Jr Colleagues


  • 4+ years prior experience in back-end engineering
  • Advanced expertise in NodeJS and NoSQL DBs (MongoDB and DynamoDB)
  • Strong SQL experience
  • Experience with Python and PHP, a plus
  • Proficient in API design using GraphQL and RESTful techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript and frameworks like NestJS, and Bookshelf
  • Experience using WebSockets
  • Exposure to CI pipelines like GitLab, Travis, Circle, Bamboo
  • Experience in unit testing using tools such as Mocha, Jasmine, Jest, Cypress
  • Strong knowledge of AWS infrastructure and cloud development
  • Strong experience with containerization (e.g., Docker) and serverless environments (e.g., AWS Lambda)
  • Stays up to date on emerging technology and advocates for the use of it

WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS OPPORTUNITY: Resumes without the required technical skills and experience will not be considered.  Although a strong desire for a specific type of position is a credit to your goal, experience is necessary. Our client is not considering sponsorship and is not open to relocation expenses.

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