Back-End Developer

We are seeking a Back-End Developer to join our team! You will be responsible for creating and modifying custom software developed for our individual clients.

We are seeking a Back-End Developer to join our team! You will be responsible for creating and modifying custom software developed for our individual clients.

Responsibilities:
* Develop web applications and APIs in PHP and NodeJS
* Work with project manager or product owner to meet specification needs
* Implement automated tests and debug problems
* Collaborate with other developers to design and optimize code
* Collaborate with clients and vendors

Qualifications:
* Previous experience in software development, computer engineering, or other related fields
* 5+ years of professional web application development experience
* Strong knowledge of PHP or NodeJS
* Strong knowledge of SQL or NoSQL
* Experience with at least one framework such as Wordpress, Drupal, Laravel, Hapi, or Express
* Experience developing REST and/or GraphQL APIs and working with JSON
* Experience with Git
* Experience with the Agile process
* Ability to juggle multiple projects
* Bonus points for experience with the following technologies and platforms: Serverless Framework, Lambda, TAO, Go, Elixir, CouchDB, Automated testing, AWS

Benefits:
* Health insurance
* Dental insurance
* Vision insurance
* Retirement plan
* Paid time off
* Flexible schedule
* Professional development assistance

About us:
Founded in 1998 by software engineers, Breakthrough Technologies (BT) builds web applications, K-12 and Professional assessment solutions to address a wide variety of complex problems. In addition to assessments, we develop custom web applications when out-of-the-box solutions don't offer what a client truly needs or wants.

For our clients, we won't redirect you to mainstream, costly technology in order to find a solution to your problem. We will communicate with you though to develop a smart, creative solution using open-source products that perfectly fits your needs.

We leverage proven platforms, such as TAO and Drupal. We also deliver JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and other end-to-end services. We are 100% based in the U.S. with offices north of Chicago, right next to Northwestern University.

Breakthrough is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity. No employee or candidate will be discriminated against based on: age, race, color, physical or mental disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, order of protection status, pregnancy, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest record, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service.

Job Type: Full-time

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