Backend Developer

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #61005 |
Posted Last Month

Backend Developer needed for an ongoing contract with a global music entertainment company.


  • You can design, develop, and deploy backend services with a focus on high availability, low latency, and scalability
  • You collaborate closely with other engineers and become a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team
  • You have worked with distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications
  • You are passionate about sound engineering practices such as continuous delivery, defensive programming, and automated testing
  • You work primarily in Java and have experience with DI frameworks
  • You have some frontend UI/mobile experience, but more importantly, are inclined to learn more about mobile frontend development
  • You are comfortable with and have knowledge of microservices, Protobuf, and Kubernetes


  • Architect, design, develop and maintain Java code in symbiosis with a handful of other languages
  • Provide backend leadership and support to the development team
  • Measure and evaluate features and system metrics to continuously improve user experience and service performance
  • Be proactive, go beyond expectations

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


Turn on email alerts for this search

About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.