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Cloud Platform Developer

New York
$70 - $80 hourly
Job ID #72812

Onward Search is seeking a Cloud Platform Developer for one of our large financial clients on a contract basis, working remotely in Eastern Standard Time.  

Candidates within occasional commute distance of New York City are preferred, to visit the NYC office approximately once every 2-3 months.

Job Summary:
We're looking for a full stack software engineer to join an Agile team working on an internal cloud-based platform. This role involves developing back-end services in Python and modern front-end UI frameworks as part of a global Agile technology team. We're seeking a delivery-focused individual with an agile development mindset.


  • Senior software engineer with a proactive approach and the ability to deliver quality results with minimal guidance.
  • Over 10 years of software engineering experience, with a strong command of Python 3.10+.
  • Proficiency in object-oriented design and working with modular systems.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in developing user interfaces using major frameworks like React, Vue, or Angular.
  • Preferably experienced in React or Vue, with a solid understanding of Single Page Application (SPA) architecture.
  • Competency in cloud services development, particularly with AWS services like ECS/Docker, S3, Elasticache, and Redis.
  • Strong background in creating RESTful web APIs.
  • Proficiency in Python-based ASGI/WSGI frameworks (at least one of Flask, FastAPI, Sanic).
  • Expertise in popular Python libraries such as Pydantic, Boto3, SQLAlchemy, and Redis.
  • Strong skills in SQL and relational database modeling, with a preference for PostgreSQL.
  • Collaborative team player, accustomed to working in teams of 4-5 engineers and participating in Agile ceremonies.
  • Maintains high standards for code style, performance, and testability.
  • Extensive experience in unit testing, logging, and benchmarking.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines, including scanning, testing, building, and deployment processes.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or Quantitative Finance is required, or equivalent work experience.
  • Must be available to work during Eastern or Central time zone business hours.

To learn more about this Cloud Platform Developer opportunity, apply now and chat with a recruiter today! 

What’s in our benefits packages:  

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • Life Insurance 
  • 401k Program 
  • Commuter Benefit 
  • eLearning 
  • Education Reimbursement 
  • Ongoing Training & Development  
  • *To qualify for our benefits package, you must work over 30 hours per week and the length of assignment must be a minimum of 10 weeks.  

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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.
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