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Senior Developer, Cloud Platforms - Infrastructure

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Ann Arbor, Michigan ID# 2018-21811 Regular Full-Time Second Level Professional


The Sr. Software Developer will perform complex software design tasks and work independently on the design, installation and maintenance of complex systems/projects.

This role will serve as an SME on a particular system or application and will be required to gain complete understanding of business requirements and communicate them to development teams. This role will mentor and lead Jr. Level developers while ensuring development practices are in line with company best practices and policies.


  • Performs product design and troubleshooting exercises of extremely high complexity which require extensive research and analysis
  • Leads system design and specification development, program logic and flow-charting, testing, debugging, and documentation 
  • Will be responsible for making complex design choices to be used by the development teams
  • Leads moderate to highly complex programming tasks, providing review of various development tasks and documentation.
  • Provides analysis of problems and recommends solutions


  • 5 years of experience with modern web application development frameworks like Node.js; traditional ones like Java and Tomcat
  • Experience in designing and developing web services using REST and JSON
  • Experience with software delivery platforms such as Pivitol, cloud technology (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Experience with JS testing and code analysis frameworks like Mocha, Istanbul, JSHint, Karma, PhantomJS, etc.
  • Experience with Application UX Designs
  • Experience in designing document-based models
  • 5+ years’ experience with Waterfall, Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
  • Unix / Linux experience
  • 5+ years’ experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • 5+ years’ experience with distributed systems development
  • Full knowledge and experience of multi-threading and concurrency    
  • Experience with real time processing, relational database systems, and data
  • 4 Year College Degree; Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience   
  • Strong communication skills with a track record of working with and collaborating with teams
  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple on-going assignments and be able to work independently in addition to contributing as part of a highly collaborative team
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions
  • Be able to create and articulate design / implementation options and tradeoff to peers, tech leads, and management
  • Ability to clear document application designs and the related management and support procedures
  • Ability to understand all phases of SDLC
  • Ability to quickly ramp-up on new / emerging technologies as required
  • Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed

Preferred Skills                            

  • Experience in developing in an open source environment
  • Experience in developing cloud native applications
  • Exposure to brokerage businesses and infrastructure
  • Experience in developing middleware applications
  • Experience with real time, high volume transaction systems 
  • Experience working with highly concurrent systems 

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