Back-end Software Engineer (MongoDB), Boston, MA

T-Mobile USA · Jul 16th 2018

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Consider a career as a back-end Software Engineer within T-Mobile’s Home +Entertainment (formerly Layer 3 tv) team in Boston’s Seaport District. In this role, you will do back-end software development, live guide and content metadata services, DVR scheduling services, third-party speech recognition and natural language understanding (NLU) integration services using Node.js and MongoDB. We offer excellent technology, team, location, ability to work remote a couple days/week, competitive, comp, bonus, stocks and perks!

Responsibilities include, but not limited.

  • Build distributed cloud microservices support an in-home IPTV cable service

  • Implement and release numerous services covering all aspects of a video streaming service including: authentication, alerts, video recording and scheduling (DVR), TV Everywhere, affinity/recommendation, and TV/movie metadata services

  • Integrate product with social media platforms to give real-time relating to airing content

Must have the following skills, ability and knowledge:

  • Experience building testable, scalable back-end APIs

  • Experience working with databases, especially MongoDB

  • Experience with cloud-based development, e.g., AWS

  • Expertise in scaling and performance optimization, e.g., Redis caching

  • MongoDB preferred (Hadoop, Spark and/or Cassandra)

  • Source code management in software development using Git

  • Caching and other solutions to improve performance and scalability

  • Understanding of software design patterns and micro-service architecture

  • Social media integration (e.g Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

  • Agile methodologies

  • Excellent communications skills (interpersonal, written and verbal)

  • Familiarity with Node.js strongly perferred

  • Familiarity Kafka and/or Storm a plus

  • Big data frameworks (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) and data analytics a plus

  • Event streaming and queuing solutions (Kafka, Storm, Redis, etc.) a plus


  • 6+ years of professional related experience

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or quantitative field

  • Masters of Science a plus

  • Must be willing to work in the office but we do offer flexibility of remote a couple days a week, once up and running.

For consideration, please send resume, salary expectations and best time to reach you. Applications will be reviewed within 48 hours. Thank you for your time.

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