Principal Engineer, Backend AWS, Finance
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Are you looking for an exciting job that allows you to explore and learn? Do you thrive in an environment where you can work on real, challenging issues? This is a Senior Software Engineer position within Enterprise Systems and Apps Engineering. The team is seeking a Backend developer with hands-on experience in building API’s and Integrations in AWS. You will be working with Finance Engineering teams to build Integrations with our SAP S4 HANA. Our engineering culture will empower you to make effective decisions, work collaboratively, and take accountability for engineering projects at the core of the company.
As a Backend Developer specializing in AWS (Amazon Web Services), your primary responsibility will be designing, developing, and maintaining the server-side logic and infrastructure that powers our applications and services on the AWS platform.
- Hands-on experience with the AWS Serverless stack
- API Development: Create and maintain RESTful APIs that enable seamless communication between the frontend and backend systems. Ensure APIs are well-documented, performant, and secure
- Testing and Debugging: Conduct thorough testing of backend components and APIs to identify and resolve bugs, bottlenecks, and performance issues. Implement and maintain automated testing processes to ensure code quality
- Performance Optimization: Monitor backend performance, identify areas of improvement, and implement optimizations to enhance system scalability, response times, and resource utilization
- Security and Compliance: Implement security best practices and measures to safeguard backend systems from potential threats and vulnerabilities. Ensure compliance with relevant data protection and privacy regulations
- Code Reviews and Collaboration: Participate in code reviews to provide constructive feedback to team members and maintain code quality
- Collaborate with frontend developers and DevOps engineers to ensure seamless integration between backend and frontend components
- Continuous Integration and Deployment: Work closely with the DevOps team to automate build, deployment, and scaling processes using CI/CD pipelines
- Documentation: Create and maintain technical documentation, including architectural designs, API documentation, and system diagrams, to ensure proper understanding and maintenance of the backend infrastructure
- Work closely with Architects, Technical leads, Product owner, and others to drive towards a common vision
- Actively participate in code reviews of their code and that of peers
- Work in fast-paced development using agile methodologies
- Adhere to Autodesk's internal quality standards
- Collaborate with a distributed team and stakeholders
- Be a passionate and empathetic advocate of architecture, design, and software engineering principles
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
- 10+ years of experience as a Backend Developer with expertise in AWS services and infrastructure
- Solid understanding of fundamental web technologies such as HTTP, REST, AJAX and JSON
- Experience in Micro-services, REST API / Open API architecture/development
- Experience in building API’s that integrate with SAP S4 HANA is a Plus
- Strong hands-on experience with Node, RESTful API, Microservices frameworks
- Strong understanding of cloud-based architecture, serverless computing, and microservices
- Hands-on experience with AWS services such as Lambda, EventBridge, SQS, SNS, API Gatewat, DynamoDB, RDS, CloudFormation, etc
- In-depth knowledge of database systems, both SQL and NoSQL, and their use cases
- Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes is a plus
- Understanding of security principles, authentication, and authorization mechanisms in AWS
- Experience with version control systems like Git
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
- Experience/Familiarity with SAP ERP Suite
- Knowledge in ERP Finance domain
- Familiarity with API connectivity to SAP S4 HANA is a plus
Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.
We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.
When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!
Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on discretionary annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock or long-term incentive cash grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.
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