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Senior Software Engineer - AWS IoT (employment contract)

Posted Oct 15, 2021
Project ID: PHILJP00024068-01
40 hrs/week
2 months
Starts: Oct 18, 2021
Ends: Dec 31, 2021
Payrate range

The position is for an experienced senior software engineer to act as a senior developer within HSDP, with excellent and deep technical know-how, who can strengthen the scrum teams that are building the next-generation IoT platform. She/he should be a strong technical developer with extensive experience in the applicable technologies (see below) and with excellent technical communication and coaching skills towards the other team members. This team is working in a DevOps way and is responsible for monitoring their services in production 24/7. This is a full-time assignment with 2-5 days per week on-site presence on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven.


Main Expertise and Knowledge

  • Ample experience with developing
  • Microservices on the AWS platform (using services like IoT, API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB)Multiple years of experience in JavaScript, Typescript, and Node.js, and Java.
  • Familiar with working in scrum teams and applying agile development techniques.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing.
  • Clean code and knowledge about Design Patterns and SOLID principles.
  • Experience with REST interfaces.
  • Experience in designing and writing automated tests.
  • Experience with Performance Test.
  • Experience in backend development.


Nice to have experience. 

  • Experience with working according to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)Good know-how of IoT domain AWS Cloud Formation, SQS, Kinesis, Cloudwatch.
  • Knowledge of Ready API.
  • Knowledge about the serverless architectureCloudFoundryTFS, MTM (test management)CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience in DevOps (e.g. production deployments, monitoring and alerting, troubleshooting)Test-driven development (TDD), and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)Cloud Certification like AWS Certified Developer.


Special characteristics / requirements. 

  • Understanding of working in a highly regulated environment (medical)High quality and improvement attitude.
  • Independent worker with a fast learning attitude.
  • Experience with the multi-cultural environment and multi-site project setup.
  • Willingness to join the rotating 24/7 on-call pool


3 Necessary know-how/skills. 

  • Bachelors degree in computer science or higher.
  • Good documentation and reporting abilities.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Disciplined team worker.
  • Analytical, creative, and abstract thinker.


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