Backend Developer - New York

NY, NY

Posted: 07/25/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 13750
Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Backend Developer - New York to join our team at our client s site in NY, New York.

The Platform Developer is responsible for the development and maintenance of Bytemark s backend APIs. This person utilizes their knowledge of Java development & web technologies as an integral part of the software development team.


Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, maintain, and deliver highly scalable and reliable APIs
  • Collaborate with development team and product owners to analyze, design, and implement user stories using an agile methodology.
  • Write high-quality software code that complies with design specifications and meets development and support requirements.
  • Develop unit tests and test changes using an agile methodology.
  • Use a variety of tools to perform unit testing, automated builds, and source control.
  • Participate as a member in Agile teams, and work with other team member to review user stories, estimate effort for user stories, and participate in sprint reviews.
  • Maintaining current web and back-end features
  • Learning new skills and technologies as company products and industry standards warrant

Required Skills:

  • 2-4 years of experience building RESTful APIs
  • 2+ year of hands-on Java experience using Play 1.x framework
  • Knowledge of Spring or Grails frameworks is a plus
  • Ability to write SQL.
  • Understanding of OOP
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) using JUnit, Selenium or a similar technology
  • Basic knowledge of Unix
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 3-5 years of software development experience
  • Undergraduate degree in the field of computer science or equivalent
  • Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment




Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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