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Danaher Corporation IT SW Engineer - Backend API in Kolkata, India

As a Backend API Engineer, you will be responsible for building API’s for multiple products. You are responsible for creating back-end services and APIs. You will be working with UI/UX design team to bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation. In addition to this, you will also work with front-end engineers to develop appropriate APIs that will work as the service layer. You have a good understanding of full SDLC process including design, development and deployment.

This position requires the candidate to be a strong team player, interact with product team, design team, front-end team and back-end team. Good communication and interpersonal skills are a must for this.


  • Work closely with the design and development team, taking UI/UX designs and integrating them into new and existing applications

  • Write API’s in Node JS and Java, deploy and run them in Lambda and Fargate (AWS)

  • Implement serverless technology architecture with AWS API Gateway, AWS Lambda

  • Work on NoSQL databases like DynamoDB

  • Working closely with ops team to create and automate CI/CD pipelines in Gitlab

  • Understand static code analysis, unit testing and test-driven development, security testing and automated test frameworks and load testing

  • Develop, maintain, debug and document HTML, CSS, JQuery and JavaScript

  • Test and maintain application code and other application elements to ensure proper functionality, resource optimization, and effective security.

  • Optimize applications and APIs for maximum speed, scalability and accessibility

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies

  • Collaborate with other team members ( Onsite and Offshore ) and stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent field of study required.

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience

  • Understanding of key design principles

  • Proficiency with React.js, Node.js, Java and Go

  • Experience with GraphQL and REST API development

  • Indepth knowledge with HTML, CSS, Typescript/JavaScript and jQuery

  • Proficiency and experience with Object oriented programming

  • Hands-on experience with SQL and NoSQL databases

  • Good experience with AWS services – Lambda, API Gateway, Fargate, ECS, EKS, S3, Cloudfront, DynamoDB, RDS, Cognito, SQS, SES

  • Good understanding of SEO principles including web analytics

  • Good experience with Agile principles of software development

  • Experience with Git and CI/CD concepts

  • Experience with API Interface tools like Swagger and Postman

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.