Backend Software Engineer | Portland, OR

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Backend Software Engineer


  • ProFocus is searching for a Backend Software Engineer for a contract-to-hire position in Portland, OR. Individuals with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply.
  • This is ideally a senior level engineer role with great pay and is responsible building the backend foundation for multiple web based customer facing applications. Please email us your resume so we can discuss.


  • Portland, OR


  • Java development experience or strong desire to learn.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with technical colleagues, product managers and leadership in order to establish clarity from obscurity and solve problems through collaboration.
  • Experience developing in a Test Driven Development (TDD) environment.
  • AWS continuous deployment knowledge.
  • Authorization to work in the US is a precondition of employment. We do not sponsor work visas.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Clojure or other strongly-typed JVM languages.
  • Background in functional programming methodology.
  • Previous work experience in a distributed environment, diagnosing production issues and security issues.
  • Provide a strong portfolio with work samples.


  • Our client is a large, established development organization with opportunities for career growth utilizing cutting edge technologies and methodologies.

About ProFocus

We work with a variety of great companies, primarily in Portland, Oregon. We offer you roles in software development, IT Infrastructure, Corporate Applications, and Technology Product Engineering.

We offer excellent benefits for our team members, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, education reimbursement, and employer-paid short-term disability and life insurance.

We are looking to hire only the best talent in the marketplace. If you are great at what you do, we’d love to learn more about you.

Our clients ask us to help them in a variety of ways, through statements of work, consulting engagements, contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire relationships.

ProFocus is an equal opportunity employer. We want you to apply.

About ProFocus

ProFocus is an IT staffing and consulting company. We strive to connect a select few of the right technology professionals to the right jobs.

We get to know our clients and candidates in detail and only carefully introduce a small number of candidates that fit the role well.