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TEKsystems Backend Services Developer in Chicago, Illinois


We are looking for a backend services developer with 5-12 years of experience delivering APIs and services. You are going to be developing a new application that will host a set of dashboards for applications that are running in their environment in the cloud (AWS). This dashboard will be used

internally to show how the applications are running and status updates.

Top Skills Details:

  1. 5 + years of experience creating, developing, consuming micro services within a java environment using Lagom, Play or Akka Frameworks

  2. Experience working on modern backend end frameworks, ie. Java 8 and Scala 2.12

  3. Experience developing net new enterprise applications

Desired Skills:

Scala or Java

Lagom, Play, or Akka Frameworks

Knowledge of common API security (JWT, Oauth2, etc)



Docker and Kubernetes

Team Skills:

Active participation in discussions and ceremonies.

Product and delivery ownership mentality.

Excellent interpersonal skills, experience communicating to both technical and non-technical personnel.

Additional consideration will be given to candidates that can optionally demonstrate:

Exposure to Agile-ish methodologies.

Experience in heavily regulated industries.

Product management exposure

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Prefers candidates that don't come from an FS background

Wants someone who is going to help them modernize their applications, make them the coolest on the market

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.