Backend Developer

Main Office: Off Site (MOO)




The Backend Developer will be responsible for developing and maintaining high-performance applications hosted on theA WS platform. This role involves working closely with our development team to architect, develop, and deploy secure, scalable, and reliable backend solutions that meet our business needs.



  • Design and build high-performance, reusable, and reliable cloud-based applications aligned with industry best practices
  • Identify bugs and align with requirements during debugging
  • Oversee complex application features and technical designs; analyze, configure, implement and deploy the components required for intricate solutions
  • Follow established best practices and data governance procedures in development and integration of applications
  • Participate in team technical architecture review sessions
  • Collaborate with various internal teams to ensure AWS cloud environments support internal needs related to functionality and performance
  • Identify and articulate design considerations, trade-offs, benefits, and recommendations for technical architecture
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation on custom enhancements, integrations, and environments
  • Define service capacity planning strategies
  • Write infrastructure as code using CloudFormation, Terraform, or similar
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Understand the current application infrastructure and suggest changes as needed




  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems, or related field (Preferred)
  • 4 years hands-on software development experience
  • 3 years experience developing web applications or services in C#, Java, Node.js or both.
  • 2 years experience designing, developing and implementing database solutions (SQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB)
  • AWS Solutions Architect or AWS Developer Certification
  • Strong 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
  • Prior experience with the serverless approaches using AWS Lambda, preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot distributed systems
  • Knowledge of writing infrastructure as code (IaC) using CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Experience creating reusable, effective, and scalable micro service-based applications
  • Experience with monitoring solutions such as CloudWatch, Prometheus, and the ELK stack
  • Strong knowledge of front-end technologies and frameworks like ReactJS, Vue.js, C#, .NETCore and RESTful web services
  • Excellent research and analytical skills and ability to translate users stated business need into meaningful business solutions
  • Enterprise-level understanding of cloud based applications and services on the AWS platform
  • Experience creating and integrating with Soap or REST APIs



At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with 4 plan options so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental and Vision Plans
  • On-Site Fitness Center with Free Personal Training & Group Fitness Classes
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance and Dependent Life
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with Sun matching contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Vacation RV Site Discounts for team members when visiting SunRV Resorts across the nation
  • Team Member Perks & Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
  • Up to six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth of a child, adoption, or placement of a child
  • Paid Time Off including ten holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty


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Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  129811

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