• Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #8793
  • Salary: $140,000.00 - $180,000.00

Senior Back End Developer

An experienced software developer in either backend, frontend, mobile, or data science development.  Leads a team of one to two other developers.

  • Reports To Lead Architect
  • Direct Reports: Team Developers 
  • Meet frequently intraday with team members to ensure smooth development
  • Meet daily with lead architect to discuss progress, issues, and direction
  • Meet weekly with data architect to discuss data related issues and implementation
  • Help interview and choose team members
  • Member of technical architecture team; Help design
    • production and deploy architecture
    • testing architecture
    • development architecture
    • defining coding standards
  • Research technical options and create proof of concepts
  • Become expert in team's feature focus
  • Ensure tasks are well defined before implementation
  • Delegate technical tasks between team members
  • Complete technical tasks and coding
  • Support team development with any technical issues and coding help
  • Code reviews for all teams
  • Mentor team members
  • Coordinate testing with QA engineers
  • Monitor support tickets for issues with feature implemented by team


  • Lead, mentor, and support three person team
  • Implement internal and external APIs, microservices, background processes, web applications, and mobile apps
  • Integrate with 3rd party vendors
  • Help direct technical direction of development
  • Define coding standards

Experience Required

  • 6+ years software development
  • Experience being a team lead
  • Experience mentoring
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Web Development (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
  • SQL
  • Git

Bonus Experience

  • Angular (React, Vue)
  • Event Driven Architecture
  • Mobile App Development (Native or Web Native)
  • API First Development
  • Authoring API Documentation  
  • Testing Methodologies
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL
  • Kafka/RedPanda/Kinesis
  • Business Intelligence Reporting (Power BI, Tableau, QuickSight)
  • Rails Engines
  • Web Pub/Sub
  • HIPAA/HITECH Compliance
  • SOX/SOC2 Compliance
  • i18n
  • Docker
  • Architecting/Operating AWS solutions
  • Email deliverability
  • Mobile Push Notifications
  • DevOps 
  • Jenkins
  • Swift/Objective-C/Java
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