At Skillsoft, we are all about making work matter. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. We are bold, sharp, driven and most of all, real. Join us in our quest to democratize learning and help individuals unleash their edge.
Hands-on back-end architect for Node.js microservices supporting learning system features
Provide leadership oversight of design, development, and maintenance
Work with product owners to understand requirements and guide new features
Review designs and code to ensure consistency and alignment with standards and strategy
Collaborate to identify new feature impacts on existing services and teams
Lead design and development of new APIs, data models, and system interactions
Create design documentation including system and sequence diagrams
Periodically explore new technologies and design patterns with proof-of-concept
Participate in developing best practices and improving operational processes
ENVIRONMENT, TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES:
Operating Systems – Mac, Linux
APIs GraphQL, REST
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
SQL (Postgres RDS/Aurora), NoSQL (Cassandra, Elasticsearch)
Messaging – Kafka, RabbitMQ, SQS
Monitoring – New Relic, Splunk
GitHub, IDE – your choice
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
12 years object-oriented development experience including corresponding unit tests
5 years design and documentation experience of new APIs, data models, service interactions
Familiarity with and ability to explain:
system and API security techniques
systemic API concerns
data privacy concerns
message queueing benefits and challenges
vertical vs horizontal scalin
Experience troubleshooting and analyzing performance bottlenecks
Personally Accountable for Team Success. We unleash our edge together.
Confident Achievers. We are bold.
Intellectually Curious. We are sharp.
Adaptable, Agile & Resilient. We are driven.
Customer First. We are real.
MORE ABOUT SKILLSOFT:
Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge. Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets – their people – and build teams with the skills they need for success. Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.
Skillsoft and SumTotal are partners to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, and the SumTotal suite for Talent Development, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.
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