Software Engineer, Backend

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Job Description

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Software Engineer to join our growing Analytics Engineering team and build out the next generation of our platform. The ideal candidate is a hands-on Java developer with significant experience in backend applications. We're looking for someone with experience in developing scalable and highly available enterprise-level applications. The candidate must have strong, first-hand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and web technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Passion to develop products that people love to use.
  • Analyze, design and develop enterprise level applications.
  • Participate in product development in an agile environment.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.
  • Identify new technologies to continuously enhance the existing products.


Job Qualifications

We're looking for a Java Engineer with 5-6 years of experience in B2B, has a BS degree in computer science or similar, and has the following qualifications:
  • Solid hands-on experience in Java Development is a must.
  • Good understanding of building APIs and services using REST.
  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in using build automation technologies like Gradle, Maven, Jenkins.


Following qualifications are a plus
  • Experience working with Python, R,
  • Machine Learning knowledge and exposure.
  • Familiarity with Spring Framework.
  • Exposure to Cloud Technologies: Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Exposure to Big Data and Streaming technologies such as: Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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