Senior Software Developer: Back-end

| Chicago, IL, USA | Remote
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About Fulcrum 

We operate at the intersection of technology and law, in an industry that demands agility and innovation. Our team is dedicated to developing advanced solutions for legal professionals.

Our daily work involves tackling intricate challenges, providing reliable, efficient, and smart solutions for legal experts across the globe. Join us in reshaping the legal landscape with groundbreaking technology.

About the role

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Software Developer to join our growing team. As a Stand-alone Back-end Developer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and maintaining the critical back-end infrastructure that powers our products and services. You will be a self-driven and results-oriented individual with a passion for building elegant and scalable solutions.


  • Design, develop, and implement robust and scalable back-end systems using modern technologies and best practices.
  • Own the entire software development lifecycle for assigned projects, from requirements gathering and design to implementation, testing, and deployment.
  • Architect and maintain highly available and performant systems that can handle large volumes of data and traffic.
  • Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code that adheres to coding standards and best practices.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including product, front-end developers, and QA, to ensure seamless integration and delivery of features.
  • Proactively identify and troubleshoot technical issues and implement solutions to optimize system performance.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in back-end development technologies and trends.
  • Mentor and guide junior developers and contribute to the overall technical growth of the team.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer, with a strong focus on back-end development / SOA.
  • Proven experience in designing, developing, and deploying scalable back-end systems.
  • Expertise in at least one or more of the following programming languages: Java, Python, Node.js, GraphQL.
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch).
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies and cloud platforms (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, GCP, Azure).
  • Ability to Implement and integrate software platforms through the REST API framework.
  • Experience in developing secure multi-tenant cloud-based systems.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities effectively.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools.
  • Experience with API design and development.
  • Experience with security best practices and tools.
  • Passion for building high-quality, user-centric software.


  • Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Insurance  
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid Holidays plus Paid Time Off

Job Type 

  • Full-time


  • English (Required)
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The Village of Hoffman Estates is a suburb of the City of Chicago conveniently located along the Jane Adams Memorial Highway (I-90), 15 minutes from O'Hare International Airport, 30 minutes from downtown Chicago.

What are Fulcrum GT Perks + Benefits

Fulcrum GT Benefits Overview

Fulcrum Global Technologies (FGT) provides a comprehensive array of perks and benefits for its employees. These offerings encompass health insurance, retirement plans, paid time off (PTO), flexible work arrangements, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), tuition assistance, wellness programs, employee discounts, and more.

Volunteer in local community
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Remote work program
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Pet insurance
Financial & Retirement
Performance bonus
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Office Perks
Free snacks and drinks
Onsite office parking
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

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