Senior Backend Engineer

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Korn Ferry San Francisco, CA

Korn Ferry
San Francisco, CA
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Korn Ferry, is looking for an senior backend engineer.

- Design REST interfaces to hardware components with data structures that support optimal data transfer

- Build web services in the appropriate language that are performant and inherently secure

- Instrument Docker to build sustainable and portable environments that are easily deployed

- Design and use SQL and NoSQL databases to support both relational and nonrelational storage requirements

- Write testing code according to Test Driven Development best practices

- Document web services and jobs for clarity and ease of use including outside 3rd parties

- Ensure that all services have appropriate logging and are instrumented for monitoring and alerting

- Leverage Kubernetes to deploy and manage a scalable infrastructure that supports high thoughput

- Respond to system level issues as necessary to provide the best overall customer experience


- Experience with the Linux operating system and the Bash shell

- Several years of professional experience developing REST based services that support millions of users or devices

- Ability to develop in multiple languages including Java, Ruby, Python, GO, Objective C,Swift, C or C++

- Understanding of how to leverage, build, deploy and tune the JVM and Java based systems

- Understanding of Continuous Integration/Deployment and tools like Jenkins

- Excellent written and communication skills

Nice to Have

- Past experience converting scientific or data algorithms to higher performance

languages like Scala and C/C++ Golang and Github

Thank You,

Dorne Adams