Backend Java Developer

Job Title: Backend Java Developer
Rate: $60/hr on Amtex W2
Location: Austin, TX- Candidates must be based in Austin, TX- Hybrid
Duration: 12+ Months

Daily Responsibilities
Mostly coding on day to day basis

Top 3 must-have hard skills (gather possible alternative skills & years)
• Java
• GraphQL, API Knowledge
• Ability to read and write – good communication skills

Job description SWE for API Team

About The Team

The API team runs, maintains and develops the single public API for Braintree.
Our mission is to develop a best-in-class API for easy, quick and robust integration on a global scale. The API serves most of Braintree’s merchants and a few Fortune 10 companies are integrating directly.
Our stack is mainly GraphQL in Java on AWS in multiple regions.

As a Member of the Team, You Will
· Pair with engineers inside and outside the team to build and improve our services.
· Collaborate, communicate and integrate with multiple engineering teams.
· Develop a high-level view of the functions, usages, and needs of all of Braintree’s external APIs, and use this to drive architecture decisions.
· Trace bugs and errors through multiple systems, including ones you don’t own, sometimes on behalf of customer-facing teammates.
· Drive team discussions on technical strategy, system architecture, and component design.
· Participate in all stages of the software development cycle, including design and development of significant new architectural systems and improvements.
· Develop and maintain technical documentation.
· Participate in 24/7 on-call team rotation of the services we own.
Minimum Requirements:
· 8+ years of non-internship professional backend software development.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Deep GraphQL API backend experience and developing complex mutations.
· Proficient in Java.
· Excellent skills in complex technical problem-solving.
Preferred Qualifications:
· Solid understanding of distributed systems and cloud architectures.
· Ability to present technical problems to non-technical audiences.
Experience with Kubernete
· Experience working in a large engineering environment, coordinating across multiple teams, and leading organization-wide projects.
We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, and that individual applicants may not meet all these requirements. If working with these technologies at a global scale interest you, even if you don’t currently check every box, we encourage you to apply.

Team: API Team
Chance for Extension: Plan to extend, hopeful for conversion but unsure.

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