Platform Core Engineering

As a Sr. Java Developer on the Platform Core Engineering team for our client, you will be responsible for designing and building some of the most critical, highly-leveraged services and libraries within the company. You are excited by the prospect of designing and building the platform common services that power our client’s experiences and capabilities.

What You’ll Do

  • Design, implement and operate common backend services that power our experiences and capabilities.
  • Develop libraries for use across our services that are secure and degrade gracefully.
  • Standardize tool sets to cloud native solutions.
  • Break down monolithic backend systems down to distributed scalable, resilient services/systems.
  • Be responsible for solving the hardest scaling challenges across backend systems.
  • Scale our distributed services architecture to support growth while maintaining performance and reliability
  • Collaborate with other engineers in software design and development best practices to significantly drive faster iteration and experimentation
  • Strong, active advocacy for technical standards and quality across the organization
  • Continuously improve platform operations: automating service operation processes, optimizing developer workflows, re-designing platform services and best practices for greater scalability, etc.
  • Interface with the product and other functional teams and their leadership to deliver new features and services against the product roadmap.

What We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience in software development or a related field
  • Proficiency with distributed services and backend systems
  • Expertise with building services on public cloud – AWS
  • Experience in designing and developing fault-tolerant and scalable distributed services and systems
  • Strong application security consciousness
  • Proficiency with Java
  • Experience with REST APIs, OpenAPI, and AWS
  • Preferred experience with Spring, but not required
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience