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Backend Engineer (C#/.NET Core/Python)

Bangalore, India

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About the role

The Software Engineer is ultimately responsible for delivering technical solutions: starting from the project's onboard until post launch support and including development, testing and user acceptance. It is expected to coordinate, support and work with multiple delocalized project teams in multiple regions. As a C# .NET Core and Microservices Backend Developer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining scalable and distributed backend systems using C# and .NET Core within a microservices architecture. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver robust, efficient, and maintainable solutions for our web applications

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    • Microservices Development:
    • Design, develop, and maintain microservices using C# and .NET Core.
    • Implement and adhere to microservices architecture principles, ensuring independence, scalability, and resilience of services.
    • API Development:
    • Create and maintain RESTful APIs to facilitate communication between microservices and other components.
    • Ensure API security, performance, and adherence to best practices.
    • Database Design and Optimization:
    • Design and implement database schemas, ensuring efficient data storage and retrieval.
    • Optimize database queries and transactions for maximum performance.
    • Backend Architecture:
    • Work closely with architects and frontend developers to contribute to the overall backend architecture and design decisions.
    • Implement and adhere to coding standards and best practices.
    • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborate with frontend developers, DevOps engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of frontend and backend components.
    • Communicate effectively with team members to understand requirements, provide updates, and troubleshoot issues.
    • Code Quality and Testing:
    • Write clean, well-documented, and maintainable code following best practices.
    • Conduct thorough unit testing and participate in code reviews to ensure code quality.
    • Performance Optimization:
    • Identify and address performance bottlenecks in the backend code.
    • Optimize applications for scalability, responsiveness, and resource utilization.
    • Security Implementation:
    • Implement security best practices at both the code and infrastructure levels.
    • Collaborate with security teams to address potential vulnerabilities and ensure compliance with security standards.
    • Version Control and CI/CD:
    • Utilize version control systems (e.g., Git) to manage source code.
    • Work with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to automate the deployment process.

Key Skills

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
    • Experience in backend development using C# and .NET Core, minimum 1 year.
    • Good understanding of version control systems, especially Git.
    • Problem-solving and debugging skills.
    • Must have a CAN-DO attitude
    • Good communication and collaboration skills with ability to understand complex technical concepts
    • Fast learning and ability to collaborate in a highly efficient environment

Other desirable skills

    • Experience with message brokers such as RabbitMQ or Kafka.
    • Redis or other in-memory data structure store
    • Python and extension libraries
    • Knowledge of container orchestration tools like Kubernetes.
    • Familiarity with NoSQL databases.
    • Experience with identity and access management solutions.
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Client-provided location(s): Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Job ID: Nielsen-0567751a-d1a5-442f-adc3-3efb32197afb
Employment Type: Full Time