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Back-End Developer

Montego Bay, Jamaica

⦁ Development: develop features and infrastructure components for the platform.
⦁ Operations: monitor the platform in production, debug and manage incidents, maximize reliability.
⦁ Communication: communicate development status, requirements, technical specifications, proposals, best practices.
⦁ Engineering excellence: facilitate engineering excellence across the team, including code quality, testing, system architecture, performance & reliability, capacity planning.

⦁ 9+ experience in software development.
⦁ Experience with cloud-based distributed, including system design, implementation and production operation.
Preferred Qualifications:
⦁ Experience with parallel & concurrent programming, including an understanding of the tradeoffs between consistency models, throughput & latency, asynchrony & synchrony.
⦁ Ability to analyze and react to operational metrics (throughput, latency, error rate, queue depth, etc).
⦁ Willingness to learn a complex domain, apply sophisticated engineering techniques, and operate as part of a team.
⦁ Experience with our tech stack is appreciated, but not required.

Preferred Technical Qualifications:
⦁ Azure: we are cloud native and run on Azure.
⦁ .NET/C#: back-end systems are written in C#, so it is a must.
⦁ CosmosDB: our source-of-truth data store and event log.
⦁ Understanding and applying “Clean code” practices.
⦁ Cognitive Search: used for search and reporting functions.
⦁ Functions, Logic Apps: simple automation tasks JavaScript.
⦁ Logic Apps: simple automation tasks Typescript/Angular.
⦁ React: web Ul/UX (an advantage).
⦁ Dart/Flutter: native Ul/UX.
⦁ Service Fabric: systems involving colocation of state and compute.
⦁ Azure Monitor & Application Insights: system and infrastructure monitoring and alerting.

⦁ integrations with various types of services, including geolocation, ELD, mapping, routing, as well as partner companies such as shippers, brokers, etc.

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