Backend Engineer

$73,066 - $146,131 / Year 
Mid level

Job Description

Company Overview:

ADT has been in the business of helping save lives since 1874. As the #1 smart home security provider in the U.S., we help protect and connect families, businesses and larger commercial customer every day. Our continuous innovation, advanced technology and strategic partnerships deliver products and services that help protect life and valuables, whether at home, your business or on the go. And as times change, so do we. Above all, our mission is clear: we help save lives for a living. Looking for a career where you can make a real impact? Join our team today and put purpose behind your paycheck. #WeAreADT
Check out more about life at ADT here.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate professional with established experience in Cloud services and DevOps practices such as build/release management and general automation. This role will manage overall deliverables of project hosting, and engaging DevOps and IOT professionals. This role will implement and support cloud solutions and processes leveraged by a number of applications hosted in our environment. In addition, this role will manage operational and technical escalations in the AWS space. Your scope is broad: implementing cloud and IOT solutions for various application architectures, scripting, database, and other data services; you will transition easily between those and handle multiple projects and priorities.


  • Design, develop, test, and maintain Java-based applications.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with a growing customer base where the boundaries of data size and data format are constantly changing.
  • Experience with data at scale.
  • Experience with RESTful API development.
  • End to end integration tests with 3rd party systems.
  • Familiarity with the AWS services.
  • Experience with containerization of complex services like Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with modern development/collaboration tools, including Jira, Confluence, Gitlab and Slack.
  • Experience with well-known Scala libraries and frameworks, including Spark.
  • Experience with agile development in shipping SaaS products.
  • Affinity for learning and applying new technologies and solving new problems.
  • Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills — both written and verbal.


  • 7+ years of experience building and operating complex enterprise SaaS products.
  • Strong experience with one or more of the following: JavaScript, Node.js, C++, Go.
  • Fullstack development experience with React is a huge plus.
  • 5+ years of experience working with public cloud and container orchestration, e.g., AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Familiarity with microservice architecture, development, and deployment.
  • Experience devloping RESTful APIs used with web browsers, mobile applications, and back-end servers. Experience with GraphQL is a plus.
  • Strong proficiency with SQL and other database technologies.
  • Familiarity with web authentication, specifically with sessions, API tokens, and JWTs.

Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

The salary range for this role is $73,066 – $146,131 and is based on experience and qualifications.

Certain roles are eligible for annual bonus and may include equity. These awards are allocated based on company and individual performance.

We offer employees access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, wellbeing benefits and paid time off among others. Employees accrue up to 120 hours in their first year. Your accrual rate increases after your first year. We also offer 6 paid holidays.

Anticipated Application End Date: 4/1/2024

ADT is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. ADT strives to ensure every employee and applicant feels valued. Visit us at to learn more.
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