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Software Engineer

Company: Backstop Solutions
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Role can be fully remote*

We're looking for promising software developers with a passion for mastering new technology. Our stack is heavy on server side technologies - mostly Java and Rails oriented, but that doesn't stop us from using the right language or tool to solve a particular problem. We use Ruby to drive browser and API tests of our Java applications, build Fitnesse suites to organize our Scala-based integration tests and use C# to connect our applications to our clients' Windows-based ecosystems.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop software with high autonomy, pairing when appropriate.
  • Work with QA to write unit tests, UI tests and integration tests to prove your code works.
  • Contribute to a friendly, team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Stay on top of developments in the industry.
  • Communicate effectively, especially when shaping the direction our technology should take.

Technologies in use:

  • Languages: Java, Ruby, JavaScript, Scala, Python, Clojure, Bash
  • Third-party products: Oracle, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, AWS (Lambdas, S3, EC2, ), RabbitMQ
  • Frameworks: Spring Boot, React, Rails, Hibernate, jQuery
  • Systems Automation: Docker, HashiCorp Nomad/Consul/Vault, CloudFormation, Puppet, Hiera, Jenkins

Experience and Skills

You'll be able to demonstrate you can code in a practical interview, and you are comfortable with the idea of getting your hands dirty in every aspect of an end-to-end software creation process. If any of the following describe you, you'll probably be a great fit:

  • 3-5 years of Java development experience
  • You're a seasoned software professional, looking for a place you can perfect your craft amongst friendly and supportive co-workers.
  • Writing beautiful code is a passion of yours and you want to show the world.

Job Benefits

  • Comprehensive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • 401(k) company match
  • Professional organization memberships
  • Game room, team events and quarterly company parties
  • Weekly games, beer, bagels and snacks
  • Casual work environment, jeans encouraged
  • Work with smart, cool and dedicated folks
  • The chance to work for a growing service provider in the alternative financial industry

We are an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of disability, veteran status, or personal characteristic, are encouraged to apply. Diversity and inclusion is both embraced and is a recognized business advantage. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the interview process, please reach out to your recruiter.

Keywords: Backstop Solutions, Iowa City , Software Engineer, Other , Iowa City, Iowa

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