AWS / Back End Engineering Lead

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Position Summary

AWS / Back End Engineering Lead


US East / Central

About the team

Our firm is investing in new ways to deliver value to our clients, bringing IP to the market through the use of assets. The Assets & Hybrid Business Ventures offering was established to surface, build, incubate, scale, and maintain new, world-class technology-based assets, solutions and hybrid businesses focused on improving the customer experience. The Digital Contact Center is one of our high-priority portfolios of such assets. Through our deep experience implementing contact and service centers globally, we’ve built a wealth of technical prowess, strategic vision, and industry insights. We are drawing on these strengths to build a suite of repeatably deployable Amazon and Salesforce-based solutions across a variety of industries. These assets will help us provide even faster time to value and reduced risk throughout our clients’ transformation journeys.

Work You’ll Do:

An AWS Back End Engineering Lead in our Assets & Hybrid Business Ventures offering will design & develop products, accelerators, and proofs of concept across our strategic investments, that can be leveraged by multiple clients based on a roadmap that aligns with Deloitte’s business strategy, market demand, competitive intelligence and most importantly the common needs of our clients. A successful candidate will be able to communicate well with the product stakeholders who will have varying levels of technical abilities, and able to work within teams or independently within a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Specifically, we’re looking for someone experienced with leveraging Node, AWS Lambda, and Kinesis to create, grow, test, and maintain Serverless applications. Creating, and consuming from, a number of APIs and event streams to develop a rich hosted orchestration engine that will drive the future of one of our key initiatives.

  • Contribute as a member of an Agile/Scrum team of engineers working on API and event-driven architecture as part of a large product development effort
  • Help drive architectural decisions as part of the team and help shepherd those decisions through implementation
  • Translate high-level architectural designs into actionable development patterns
  • Help guide junior developers in development best practices
  • Perform spikes to yield a set of potential solutions, each with pros and cons
  • Take part in the team’s agile delivery, using continuous integration, test-driven development, consistent peer review, and pair programming methodologies

What You'll Bring to the Table



  • You thrive when working within an Agile, cross-functional, and distributed / remote team
  • Experience Backend Development experience with emphasis on Node JS and in particular Typescript. Can apply patterns, use maxims and be contextually driven as a Senior Engineer
  • Solid experience with the development and consumption of REST & GraphQL APIs
  • Working knowledge of Git
  • Experience defining and building CI/CD and full DevOps process with AWS platform
  • Experience working with cloud hosting technologies, in particular AWS and its event focused components, e.g. Lambda.
  • Experience building environments using Hashicorp Terraform or similar technologies
  • Experience with optimizing high-performance applications under significant load
  • Self-starter with deep hands-on work experience with production implementations on public cloud providers within large enterprises
  • Understand the importance of communication and teamwork in a globally distributed agile team


  • Service-Oriented and Microservices Architecture experience
  • Experience working with event streams (e.g. Amazon Kinesis, Kafka)
  • Experience working in containerized solutions (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience within the contact / call center industry
  • Experience and expertise building integrations across CRM, Case management, WFM and other related contact center solutions
  • 5+ years of overall experience, to include a minimum of 2+ years of enterprise, full-life cycle in Architecture in the professional IT/Software Development services industry
  • 2+ years project experience architecting, building, and supporting cloud-based solutions on AWS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Applicable cloud certification within AWS
  • Current or previous proven experience and hands-on as a successful senior engineer and/or cloud engineer (highly desirable)
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and concepts such as agile, SCRUM, CI/CD, and DevOps
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, communication, coaching, analysis, troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Experienced, persuasive and effective presenter, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to handle diverse situations, multiple initiatives and rapidly changing priorities.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 22299


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