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Senior Backend API Developer

  • Modified:

    April 29, 2019

  • Compensation:

    $55/HR-85/HR DOE

  • City, State:

    Chicago, IL

  • Technologies:

    Python

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Senior Backend API Developer

A top Chicago company is looking for a senior full-stack API developers to join one of the top finance companies not only in Chicago but world-wide. You will be joining an analytics team comprised of developers, data scientists, and data engineers, and will be building out the backend APIs of a new platform that will help conduct trade analytics on the current market.

The team is looking for someone on the senior side who can immediately come in and hit the ground running. They are looking for someone who is comfortable coding in either Python or Java on the backend, and has experience working with in a variety of Javascript frameworks. Ideally, this person will have 6+ years of Rest API development experience. In addition,  you will have the opportunity to also do some work not only on the development side, but also work with AI and Machine Learning in collaboration with the data scientists on the team.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 6+  years of API development
  • 5+ years programming in Python or Java
  • 5+ years working with Javascript
  • Experience with other Javascript frameworks such as Angular.JS, Node.JS, React.JS, etc.
  • Ability to communicate at a high level

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience in analytics, working with Machine Learning
  • Strong academic backgrounds preferred – Master’s or PhD in Computer Science or related field

What You Will Be Doing

  • 100% hands on
  • Working within a small team of 6
  • 80% Development
    • Building backend API for new platform
  • 20% Analytics
    • Collaborating with data scientists to forecast future trade options

The Offer

  • Base Salary up to 150k
  • Generous bonuses and PTO
  • Growth potential and yearly raises
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Free seminars and conferences on new technologies

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

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