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Backend Software Engineer

San Jose, CA


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This is a hybrid role in Silicon Valley, CA.
Pay Range: $60-66/hour

Our client is looking for a Backend Software Engineer. 

Backend Software Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Design new experiences for sellers and advertisers to promote their products, manage their advertising campaigns, and run their businesses
  • Build highly available, scalable RESTful APIs
  • Develop systems using Java / Scala, Spring, Javascript/Node JS
  • Learn new external and internal technologies as the need/opportunity arises
  • Operate within our internal open source community where we share a variety of projects and codebases
  • Build, test, and deploy your code in a continuous manner
  • Execute as part of a multi-functional Agile team that rapidly delivers iterative value to customers
  • Contribute to technical conversations and debates, and decide upon approaches and tools to utilize
  • Lead by example and share the knowledge with the team

Backend Software Engineer Job Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or related field plus 5 years work experience or MS with 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Java / J2EE / Scala / Python

Backend Software Engineer Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Node JS, Javascript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience building web applications and RESTful endpoints
  • Experience working with frameworks such as Spring MVC
  • Experience with event driven programming handling large volume of events 
  • Knowledge of core CS concepts such as common data structures and algorithms
  • Code samples from private GitHub repos, side projects, and open source project contributions is a plus
  • Candidates should be self motivated and willing to learn and contribute.


The target hiring compensation range for this role is $60/hour to $66/hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include:

About Aquent Talent: 
Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

You will want to read this fine print. Part of our mission is to take care of you, so we offer the best benefits. Unlike other staffing companies, we provide talent with the same benefits that our CEO gets. 

This includes:

  • A choice of three major medical plans (including vision coverage) plus dental insurance
  • Paid sick leave for all hourly talent in the U.S. and Canada
  • 401(k) with a match and immediate vesting
  • Exclusive employee discounts through Promo Code: Aquent
  • Access to hundreds of professional development courses through Aquent Gymnasium
  • And much more