Senior Backend Engineer

About the job

Type: Full Time

Location: Hybrid

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 7+ years of experience in developing software in Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate, and related stack
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software development principles
  • Proficiency with OOP concepts, large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed system and UNIX/Linux environments
  • Experience with data modeling and database design with focus on performance
  • Experience with Relational (especially PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture (especially REST)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Services and cloud native application development (AWS, especially EC2, ECS, RDS, S3, Lambda)
  • Expert-level understanding of CI/CD principles, know-how of various tools, and passionate focus on CI/CD practices
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration frameworks such as Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficiency in code versioning tools such as Git
  • Strong sense of analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly effective time management and multitasking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English

Preferred qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, React, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies
  • Contributions to open-source projects
  • Experience with purchasing and/or ERP systems
About The Role

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for developing key technical solutions for complex purchasing and supply chain business problems. As a member of our engineering team, you will be expected to be a team player, be an owner of the product, and contribute and add meaningful innovation to our development. You will have a significant opportunity to be an important part of Sourcing Value. You will collaborate very closely with all other teams to assist in their functions.

  • Writing well-designed, reusable, testable, and secure code by applying best software development practices
  • Designing and implementing low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Architecting well-defined APIs for user-facing elements developed by frontend developers
  • Investigate 3rd party tools and assess fit to various requirements such as data management, performance, and security
  • Create flow diagram cases
  • Collaborating in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Participating and conducting code reviews
  • Troubleshooting system-level integration and performance issues
  • Discovering, learning and implementing new technologies
  • Improving the coding standards and processes within the team
  • Documenting the software components
  • Mentoring junior team members in best practices, pair programming, giving internal trainings, etc.