Senior Backend Software Engineer

Nortek Security and Control | Carlsbad, CA

Posted Date 8/31/2021

Nortek Control has a great benefits package! In addition to health care benefits such as medical, dental and vision and 11 paid holidays, we also have a gym reimbursement program as well as an on-site gym. We offer the opportunity to further your education and / or obtain certifications related to your position through our tuition reimbursement program. We encourage innovation and as such you have the opportunity to patent ideas & receive monetary rewards. We have free water, coffee, tea and sodas available as well as fresh fruit. The environment is open which encourages collaboration with peers & welcomes interactions with our senior leadership team. We think it's pretty cool!

The Senior Backend Engineer will work with scaling and growing our home access and automation. They will direct our back-end development as well as be liaison to our App development activities for our services and will be working with various engineering talents as well as product management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Using frameworks to build service-side software and integrate APIs and cloud computing
  • Analyzing and compiling data, codes and processes to identify areas of improvement and resolve issues
  • Work jointly with frontend developers along with other team members to set up objectives, as well as design cohesive, functional script
  • Think strategically, creatively and innovatively using sound judgment and technical skills
  • Strong understanding of programming techniques and tools, as well as the web development cycle
  • Record data and report findings to the appropriate parties
  • Proficiency in writing and optimizing SQL queries
  • Create security settings, restore and back up technologies for databases and websites
  • Work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while managing and prioritizing multiple responsibilities
  • Other Duties as assigned


  • BS or Master in Computer Science, Engineering or closely related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience of 7+ years in developing solutions in AWS
  • Experience in architecture, development and integration of Alexa, Google Home, IFFTT
  • Experience in iOS and Android app development which operate in co-junction with home automation devices as well as backend services
  • Excellent understanding of OOP and MVC architecture applications
  • Experience in distributed computing, build and test infrastructure, interactive or real-time systems
  • Experience in working efficiently with off-shore teams
  • Delivered complete software products that meet functional, UX and security critical requirements
  • Experience in Azure/.NET
  • Transferring backend from Azure to AWS
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft applications (i.e., Excel, Word, PPT, etc)

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