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AWS Developer

Cambridge, MA
Our Client a Fortune 500 company is seeking an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Application Developer. Candidate must have expertise in design and development of application on AWS. Candidate will be part of a high-profile application Modernization project for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that provides vehicle safety information to the public in support of NHTSA's mission to improve safety on our Nation's highways. The successful candidate will be joining a team of professionals in a fast-paced environment where they will be a key player with technical development responsibilities. A candidate for this position will be a self-starter who values their work and that of their team members.  Candidate must be clearable for position of Public Trust
 
 
Essential Job Functions
  • Design and develop dynamically scalable, highly available, highly reliable and fault-tolerant applications on AWS
  • Migrate existing complex on-premises applications to the AWS platform
  • Select appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on the business requirements
  • Code, test, debug, implement, and document efficient database driven web applications
  • Develop unit test plans to satisfy functional and technical requirements
  • Prepare appropriate documentation such as program code, and technical documents
  • Assist the project manager in preparing estimates and justification for assigned tasks
  • Participate in software development processes with quality assurance, version control and build processes
  • Work with management to resolve issues and validate programming requirements within areas of responsibility
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; degree in computer science, mathematics or related field preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years server side programming experience preferably with Node.js, with at least two years on AWS
  • Demonstrated experience of design and implementation of  micro-services architecture using Amazon Lambda and RESTful web services
  • Experience in developing dynamic interactive web application user interfaces using advanced JavaScript frameworks and JSON supported technologies
  • Experience of developing with AWS services (AWS Simple Queue, AWS simple, workflow, etc.) with appropriate SDKs
  • Experience of developing with AWS databases (RDS, Aurora and PostgreSQL); experience of migrating Oracle relational database to AWS RDS.
  • Experience in migrating of document storage to AWS S3
Other Qualifications (Nice to have)
  • Knowledge of cloud reference architectures and AWS best practices
  • Experience of code-level application security (encryption, IAM roles, etc.)
  • AWS Certified Developer/Solutions Architect certification
  • Knowledge of and experience with Federal security regulations, standards, and processes including FISMA, FIPS, NIST, and FedRAMP is a plus
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