Back-end Developer (Java and Python)- 21-04148

Company: Akraya Inc.
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 26.JUL.2021


Primary Skills: Java, Python, ML/AI, Code review, Unit tests Contract Type: W2 Only Location: Seattle, WA (Remote for now) SERVICES TO BE P...


Primary Skills: Java, Python, ML/AI, Code review, Unit tests
Contract Type: W2 Only
Location: Seattle, WA (Remote for now)


As part of this engagement the contractor will be helping on building new rules to generate more recommendations.
The contractor will also help us in reviewing code bases and labeling code bases which we can use for building Machine learning models.
The contractor will be writing Java code to build these rules and will be writing unit tests to evaluate the correctness of these tests locally.
They would also have to a small shadow evaluation to capture feedback from a broader audience and then final will work on pushing these rules into production.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
5+ years of software development experience
Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms.
Need to be proficient in Java and Python.


Master's Degree.
Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
Machine learning and artificial intelligence experience is a very big nice to have.
Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
Experience building and deploying machine learning models
Experience designing and deploying Big Data pipelines with tools such as Hadoop, Spark or MapReduce.
Experience with Deep Learning
Experience with R programming language

To follow up with any questions, please contact Ajitabh at

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.

Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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