Senior Software Engineer

3+ months agoAustin, TX


Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Software Engineer (PHP or Elixir) in Austin, TX.Summary:We are looking for a talented Backend Developer who considers their skill in the category of greatness. As a developer, you would be passionate about building high-quality applications in addition to improving existing ones. Testing must be ingrained in your engineering DNA. You must also be willing to journey with us in our DevOps endeavors by being a problem solver - developing and contributing to solutions that support deep automation to deliver multiple tech products to our customers. You must have a sharp knowledge of several web application programming languages and a willingness to learn and become proficient in others.Key Tasks:

  • Write backend code to support new or existing web applications
  • Writing unit tests and functional tests for backend code
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Write scripts to deploy code to container services such as Docker or Kubernetes
  • Administer Amazon AWS
  • Gather and address technical design requirements in conjunction with the Product Team
  • Create technical documentation to support code
  • Identify areas to improve and scale our architecture and application design
  • Manage code in the Git repository and successfully merge changes from other developers to your code


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 5+ years of provable backend development experience
  • Proficiency in several backend web application programming languages - PHP, Elixir, NodeJS
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Be familiar with the concept of Microservices
  • Strong understanding of the web development cycle and programming techniques and tools
  • Familiar with Frontend languages & frameworks (e.g. JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Willingness to sit at a desk for extended periods
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."