Senior Software Engineer (Java, AWS)

Seattle, WA

Onsite  -  IT - Java Development  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-01805

Title: Senior Software Engineer (Java, AWS)
Location: Seattle, WA or Los Angeles, CA
Duration: 18 months+
Compensation: $80/hr – $90/hr
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Job Description:

As part of the team, you will be tackling cutting edge issues that come with cloud-based infrastructures, platform resiliency requirements, security, and data migrations at scale. These challenges are regularly given on tight timelines, and we are looking for experienced engineering team members able to make the right decisions and drive them to execution. This position will serve as a primary contributor on the team as the team navigates the changing technology landscape.

Senior level positions are a key element of our team’s composition as they serve as initiative leads and problem solvers.

Basic Qualification:

Our team…
• collaborative and dynamic
• we embrace agile practices
• work as a mostly backend service team
• continuous integration/automated testing
• frequent working software demos

• work as part of a team
• participate in stand-ups and other sprint meetings
• design and implement new solutions
• optimize and enhance existing services
• document changes and new features
• perform code reviews
• deliver code with thorough automated testing
• help monitor and support apps in production

About you…
• enjoy working in a team environment
• have a strong sense of ownership and pride in your work
• are self-motivated and detail oriented
• are driven to produce great experiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience in highly scalable, distributed software components
  • Proficiency in server-side Java Virtual Machine programming languages, especially Java
  • Proven experience of cloud application architecture and engineering, AWS is preferred
  • Professional experience with Java based web services, RESTful framework and GraphQL, and both relational and non-relational database platforms
  • Experience with large scale distributed system architecture
  • Ability to trace through various services and determine root cause when issues occur
  • Knowledge of common performance issues, as well as a working experience with logs, monitoring tools
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle and Agile Development/Testing practices and methodologies
  • Familiarity with CI/CD methodologies
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a cross-functional team
  • Ability to lead small projects and platform initiatives

Experience with some or all of the following:

  • Java, Kotlin, Scala
  • Spring Framework/http4s
  • MySQL
  • Amazon DynamoDB/ScyllaDB
  • TestNG/Junit/Weaver
  • Docker/ Kubernetes
  • Maven/Gradle/SBT
  • Jenkins/Spinnaker
  • GitLab/GitHub
  • Kafka/AWS Kinesis/AWS SQS/AWS SNS
  • OpenTelemetry/NewRelic/DataDog/AWS CloudWatch
  • AWS CloudFormation/Terraform

Required Education: BS/MS in Computer Science or sim. 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.