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AWS Backend Engineer

Date Posted: 6/5/2024

Job #1665919
Holmdel, New Jersey

We have partnered with our client in their search for an AWS Backend Engineer. 


  • As a Backend Engineer on AWS, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of a mostly serverless implementation of a mobile platform, including scalable Lambda-based APIs, real-time streaming (IoT, WebSockets, Kinesis), databases (Elasticache, RDS, Dynamo), WAF, VPC, IAM Auth, User security and Authentication (Cognito, passed token), logging and monitoring as well as auto-scale, availability and redundancy.
  • This role takes what Product, UX and UI have designed and makes the supporting platform a well-architected reality.
  • You will work closely with the UI team to integrate the solutions

Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field.
  • Proven 10 years of work experience as a backend developer with a concentration on AWS
  • Proficient in Java and Python
  • Experience with the IDE of your choosing (VS Code, IntelliJ, etc.)
  • Experience with developing unit test and complete test coverage (jUnit, PyUnit, Pytest, Lettuce, Behave)
  • Experience in real-time applications
  • Experience with gaming
  • Experience with git/bitbucket and CICD workflows
  • Experience with AWS and AWS Services
    • API Gateway (HTTP and Websocket)
    • VPC
    • WAF
    • IAM
    • Lambda
    • Kinesis
    • AWS Cognito and other auth mechanisms
    • DynamoDB, RDS, Elasticache
    • IAM
    • CloudWatch, CloudTrail
    • IoT
  • Experience with core technologies
    • Terraform
    • Cloudfornation
    • Kubernetes
    • Airflow
    • GraphQL
    • SQL
    • Datadog
  • Experience implementing fault-tolerant and highly available systems
  • Understanding of OOP design principles and reusable code
  • Linux proficiency
  • Ability to contribute to design, test, release and application support


  • AWS Backend Engineer 


  • Holmdel, NJ

Client Industry 

  • Software

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