Sr. Back-End Engineer


GovernmentCIO is looking for an analytical, results-driven professional to join our team
as a Senior Back-end Engineer building government digital services and working on a IT Practitioner with commercial experience transforming systems and services leveraging concepts in the Digital Services Playbook with a focus on user-centered agile delivery processes. As the Senior Back-end engineer, you will apply your agility, innovation and expertise to build and enhance existing government platforms.

GovernmentCIO aims to transform government IT by delivering the technology-related
innovation necessary to improve governmental operations every day. Come transform government IT with us. Apply today!


  • Create light-weight back-end services on a modern stack.

  • Working with your full-stack team including customer-focused researchers, designers, front-end engineers, DevOps engineers, and other back-end engineers.

  • Experience in requirements decomposition from larger tasks/capability and working with stakeholders and SMEs.

  • Use Ruby, Go or other programming languages to build scalable back-end services that gracefully integrate with legacy systems and modern front-end frameworks.

  • Build APIs that support both the digital services we deliver as well as third-party usage.

  • Use unit and integration testing to ensure systems meet business needs.

  • Ship software that impacts the lives of millions of American Veterans and their families.

  • Interface with internal and Government management personnel.

  • Reports to internal and Government management.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in an agile environment like Scrum or SAFe.

  • Programming in a major open source language, such as Ruby, Python, Go, Java, or JavaScript.

  • Understanding of the fundamental technologies of the web: HTTP, SSL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JSON

  • Must have experience with a variety of software programs and languages and has some experience in programming.

  • Must be able to design and discuss system strategies for platform, applications and networks.

  • Proficient spelling, grammar, and communication skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Mathematics, Information Systems or related field with 5 years of experience.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Full-stack development with React JS or other front-end JavaScript frameworks

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, in particular EC2, S3, and RDS

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