Staff Software Engineer

Chicago Permanent USD160,000 - USD200,000
  • Remote Opportunity!
  • Great Growth Potential

About Our Client

Our Client is the leading path to college solution for youth athletes, connecting athletes to colleges and college coaches to help them fulfill their dreams as an athlete.

Job Description

  • Design and build applications and services reading and from and writing to Kafka or Kinesis streams
  • Build systems used to automate performance monitoring, troubleshooting and capacity planning
  • Work with Infrastructure engineering team closely
  • Forecast application utilization and identify optimization opportunities
  • Research and intervene to quickly and efficiently pinpoint and resole problematic system issues
  • Support critical applications

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ Years in Full Stack of Backend Software Engineering
  • Deep expertise with back-end development and distributed systems
  • Passion for consistent automation using languages such as Python, Java, or Go
  • Experience teaching others about 12-factor application and modern development practice
  • Understanding of logging, monitoring, automated provisioning and continuous deployment
  • Ability to make system design trade-offs based on real world experience with the CAP Theorem
  • Knowledge of configuration management and infrastructure as code tools like Terraform, Ansible, or Puppet
  • Experience with container orchestration tools like Docker or Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with relational databases like Postgres and non-relational data stores like Redis or ElasticSearch

What's on Offer

  • Remote Opportunity
  • Generous Benefits Package
  • Opportunity to work for a mission driven organization
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Information Technology
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IT Development
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