Back to Job Search

Staff Software Engineer - Backend (Remote)

  • Location: United States of America
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2022
  • Referral:

Job Description:

  • ​We are looking for a staff-level backend engineer to join our team and help us to build software that powers our financial products and services, delights our customers and empowers our financial planning teams to do their best work.

  • We develop microservices in a hexagonal architecture implemented as Java-based AWS lambda functions and utilize a number of other cloud services.

  • As a Senior member of the engineering team, you will be responsible for the design, development and observability of the team?s work.

  • Our Staff Engineers wear a lot of hats - including hands-on coding, mentoring developers, influencing our product vision, and contributing to our system architecture.

  • We have high standards for code quality, all forms of testing, and intelligent architecture.

  • The ideal candidate should share our passion for building great software that helps to move peoples' financial lives forward.


  • Providing technical leadership and hands-on development of microservices in Java using AWS lambda functions and other cloud services

  • Designing and developing REST based APIs for use by engineering teams across the organization

  • Designing and developing the infrastructure as code for lambda functions, their associated data stores and any required connected services using AWS CloudFormation

  • Leading epics from idea to implementation including work estimation, collaboration with our product team, development, testing, code review and deployment

  • Coaching other engineers on the squad through code reviews, pair programming, interactive design sessions and team retrospectives

  • Interviewing and recruiting other engineers as our team grows


  • 7+ years software development experience including significant experience in Java

  • Experience working with relational and/or non-relational databases

  • Experience working in the AWS cloud is preferred

  • Experience working in an agile environment such as SCRUM or Kanban

  • Comfort working with microservices based architectures is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.