Java Engineer

Industry: Education
Company size: 251-10K

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Job description

A fast-growing company that is developing advanced EdTech solutions that provide accessible and affordable educational programs, is looking for a Java Engineer. The selected candidate will be designing and developing optimized code compliant with specification and technology standards. The company is dedicated to educating people in the skills of the future by making top-notch education available and affordable to people, organizations, and governments all around the world. The company has managed to secure more than $1bn in funding so far.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Discuss and contribute towards architectural and design decisions with the team
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure solutions meet business objectives and fall within timelines and acceptance criteria
  • Write effective and scalable code using Java/J2EE and Spring projects
  • Create and refine best practices, coding standards, and documentation, and takes the opportunity to share knowledge across the team
  • Write code to build a platform from scratch and be a member of the core technical team
  • Improve and maintain applications after deployment
  • Create back-end solutions while building micro-services and REST APIs
  • Participate in the testing of prototypes and validate test procedures to ensure that they are applicable to the design
  • Make recommendations to refine and improve our engineering practices

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 6+ years of relevant experience as a software developer
  • 6+ years of experience as Java/J2ee developer
  • Strong Java Lead Developer with a good understanding of the full product development lifecycle including requirements, design, build, test, and deployment
  • Hands-on experience with Spring projects like Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Cloud Data flow, Spring Data, Spring Integration, Spring Batch, and Spring Security
  • Good working knowledge and experience with building Microservices and REST APIs using Spring tools
  • Experience working with MySQL and PostgreSQL databases
  • Ability to learn new technologies fast and implement required POCs and prototypes hands-on to make sure that suggested designs/technologies meet the requirements
  • Identify and implement re-useable components, patterns, and tools
  • Proficiency in applying object-oriented principles and recommended design patterns to create robust and scalable system design
  • Experience working with CI/CD processes and tool automation
  • Knowledge of Agile software development (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Nice to have some Ed-tech domain experience
  • Prior work experience with AWS or GCP is desirable
  • Experience with Continuous Testing - ATDD, Cucumber, and Gherkin is preferred
  • Some experience with code quality tools like Sonar, check style, and finding bugs is nice to have
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

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