Backend Software Engineer II

Synergis IT

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Backend Software Engineer II

3+ month contract to hire (full medical, dental, and vision benefits offered)

Remote – must be local to Atlanta, GA

The Mobility group focuses on defining the future for transportation fleets. We are looking for engineers to join the schedule services team. This team focuses on tracking vehicle availability and implementing vehicle delivery workflows.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work in the Atlanta office.

Our platform has Scala on the backend, React/Redux on the front end, and a mix of REST, gRPC, and GraphQL APIs. The entire system is composed as a microservices architecture running on AWS.

  • Create software which fully considers all aspects of performance, security, reliability, and monitoring in a multi-tenant SaaS platform
  • Document and communicate the design of the systems you produce so that other team members can rapidly understand the trade-offs and functioning of the system
  • Be an active participant in an Agile Scrum team which uses ceremonies such as daily standup, sprint planning, and retrospectives to conduct development
  • Coordinate with product management to estimate, refine, and plan the product roadmap for upcoming features and functionality
  • Instrument and monitor software produced to ensure it is performing to expectations. Plan and implement changes to the software when it falls outside of performance expectations.
  • Integrate our software with internal and external systems which increase the business value to our fleet customers
  • Create RESTful APIs for frontend teams and external partners to access data and perform operations on the system
  • Keep up-to-date status of items in our issue tracking software
  • Mentor junior team members in debugging, testing strategies, design and achieving on-time delivery


  • Track record of designing, implementing, and bringing to production systems in a multi-tenant, cloud based SaaS platform
  • 2+ years in developing software which runs on the JVM, with a strong preference for Scala
  • Experience designing schemas and querying relational databases such as PostgreSQL
  • Development of software which runs on and integrates in the Cloud with a preference for AWS technologies such as ECS, SQS, and RDS
  • Creation of containerized solutions which can be run with Docker
  • Development of software which interacts with messaging systems such as ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, and Kafka
  • Creation of APIs using RESTful techniques
  • Experience in creating new infrastructure with tools like Terraform
  • Use of distributed version control software such as Git
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms

Education, experience and Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or other engineering discipline
  • 2+ years in developing software which runs on the JVM, with a strong preference for Scala

If interested, please email Jenna Carpenter: or apply directly through our website.


Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognition by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals for over 20 years. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website at


 Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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