Software Development Engineer IV-

Sunnyvale, CA

Onsite  -  IT - Development / Other Technologies  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-00564

Title: Software Development Engineer IV
Location: Sunnyvale, CA on site daily. NO remote. Only local candidates will be considered.
Duration: 12+ months
Compensation: $80 per hour W2
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US 


Job Description:  What does a Backend Engineer do?

Our Server Backend engineers work closely with Web Engineers, the Product Team, and QE to ensure seamless collaboration in the development process. Our engineers are pragmatic in balancing priorities and thrive in an iterative model where server features are released once every two weeks. As a Server Backend engineer, your responsibilities would include owning one or more of the payment services, adding new features, resolving bugs, and refactoring/improving the codebase.

What you will do:

Design and implement REST APIs for mobile and web clients including our payment devices, web dashboard, and 3rd party apps

Identify technical requirements in product meetings and assist the business team with realistic project planning and feature development; translate product requirements into functional, maintainable, extensible software that is in-line with company objectives

Own your merchant-facing services /features from development through deployment and production monitoring

Participate in design/code reviews.

Mentor junior engineers

Partner with the Infrastructure Team to design data models to support large-scale highly available services

Work with QA to develop test plans/strategies

Participate in a regular on call rotation 7 days on once every 15 to 20 weeks.


Skillset / Experience:  What you will need:

-Degree in Computer Science or Engineering field

-8+ years of industry experience

-Strong coding skills; Java is our language of choice

-Experience with Docker and Kubernetes, Apache Kafka and Google Pub/Sub

-Experience with microservices, preferably Spring Boot

-Strong knowledge of relational databases, MySQL

-Experience with Cloud Technologies

-Experience with API design

-Superior problem-solving skills and debugging capabilities

What would be great to have:

Payments domain experience

Ability to clearly articulate API design and technical requirements with thoughtful documentation gathering requirements, exploring alternative solutions, and implementing code along the way.

Experience with scalability and high availability; monitoring with Grafana, Datadog etc

Security concepts

Dependency Injection Frameworks.

Experience with a cloud platform, preferably Google Cloud

Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Engineering field


Our benefits package includes: 

·       Comprehensive medical benefits 

·       Competitive pay, 401(k) 

·       Retirement plan 

·       …and much more! 


About INSPYR Solutions:  
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at 


INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.