Senior Software Engineer

Company: EF Student Services Ltd
Location: London, UK
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 20th of July 2019

Based in the Heart of Chelsea, EF Student Services Ltd is looking for an experienced, hands-on and results-driven Mid-Senior level Backend Engineer. Your primary responsibility is to maintain and develop new features to the AWS based platform providing massively scalable, secure and micro service oriented services for personalized adaptive assessments and certifications called EFSET (Education First Standard English Test)
EF SET is disrupting the EdTech space and is the world’s first cross-platform English proficiency test with a global user base.
The EFSET team is working together with leading tech partners and academic institutions such as LinkedIn and Cambridge University and is revolutionizing technology-assisted learning and assessments for billions of English learners around the world.
 
Key Responsibilities
    •    You will be working with cross functional team following DevOps culture
    •    You will implement new features of the RESTful APIs as well as maintain existing functionality
    •    You will be responsible for managing AWS and Kubernetes based clusters
    •    You care about quality and know what it means to deliver high quality code to production
    •    You will configure and maintain testing, staging and production environments
    •    You will investigate, evaluate and recommend new tools and technologies
 
Key Skills
    •    Strong background in Java programming language
    •    Good understanding of REST and asynchronous event driven programming
    •    Experience in building distributed systems and NoSQL solutions
    •    Experience in working with
        ◦    AWS
        ◦    Kubernetes
    •    Good understanding of Continuous Integration and Delivery
    •    Good understanding of Linux/Unix administration and shell/bash scripting
 
Technology stack
    •    AWS, CoreOS, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, CircleCI
    •    Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Postgres
    •    Java (SpringBoot, JEE)
    •    Bonus:
    ◦    Python
    ◦    Vertx

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