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Senior Backend Developer



The Senior Backend Developer’s primary responsibilities are to code robust solutions and assist in managing a flexible pool of vendor and freelance developer talent to expand BlueprintNYC’s core products.

He or she will uphold the technical vision for the company and act as a primary technical voice for our team. We expect the Senior Developer to maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.

Candidates should have experience building backends for web and mobile applications, either on PHP, Python, Ruby (RoR), or Javascript (Node.js). The right candidate also has experience in SQL or PostgreSQL, and both CSS and HTML.

This position will play a crucial role creating new digital products for our portfolio. We employ a variety of applications to support our communications campaigns, live events, and training experiences. Growing and maintaining our digital capabilities is a core part of our business strategy.

This is a role with a large opportunity for growth. Looking to the future, the Senior Backend Developer will work with key stakeholders to devise product roadmaps, new offerings, and grow an in-house resource team.


SKILLS & QUALIFICATION • Professional Experience building production-ready web-based products • Technical Qualifications: • Experience building backends for web & mobile applications, either on Python, Ruby (RoR), Javascript (Node.js), or PHP • Experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL • Experience building REST APIs • Working knowledge of CSS and HTML • Working knowledge of Swift, Java, or Kotlin are a plus • Experience with infrastructure as a service e.g. AWS. • Strong understanding of security best practices and latest web standards. • Experience with agile/scrum development.
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