Senior Backend Engineer

  • Posting Date: 14/11/2021
  • Ref: 200688
  • Position: Senior Backend Engineer
  • Location: Jordan
  • City: Amman
  • Sector: IT Services
  • Years of Experience 10+ years of professional experience
  • Qualification: Bachelor’s in computer science / engineering or related field
  • Salary: Market rate
  • Description:
    Job Purpose – What will you do
    The Senior Backend Engineer will work with a team of talented engineers to develop scalable and high-performance core platform services in a predominantly Spring framework. The role focuses on hands on programming and architecture contributions while interfacing with engineering and design teams, and quality for our products with an emphasis on iteratively learning actions.
    Key responsibilities – what you will be responsible for
    • Assists in defining software architectures – Collaborates with leads to explore existing systems, determines areas of complexity, potential risks to successful implementation, learns the applications capabilities
    • Builds software applications primarily for the JVM platform – Follows coding standards, has a great programming discipline.
    • Maintain and enhance distributed applications.
    • Maintain and enhance backend and middleware services (micro-services style)
    • Build a healthy team environment via professional collaboration.
    • Enjoy working in a fast paced and challenging environment. Just like a visionary startup.
    • Ownership and responsibility of work.
    • Bring professional attitude at work and belief in team effort
    Skills/Competencies required – What you will need
    • Always hustling and ready to take on big bold bets
    • Customer obsessed, earning their trust, and solving their problems
    • Results driven, effectively overcoming obstacles, and challenging the status quo
    • Can act as one team. Able to work with and contribute to a team environment towards a shared vision and mission
    • Strong communication and soft skills, able to motivate, mentor and help fellow developers as well as communicate complex ideas effectively
    • Detail-oriented and exceptional organizational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
    • Exercises independence and self-motivation while still being able to work with others collaboratively
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, high-energy environment
    • Self-motivated with positive energy
    Job prerequisites (education, previous experience etc..)
    • 10+ years of professional experience
    • Bachelor’s in computer science / engineering or related field
    • Strong proficiency in java, spring framework technologies and spring cloud services
    • Deep functional knowledge or hands-on experience in microservices development
    • Understanding fundamental design principles behind scalable applications.
    • Ability to multitask, recommend and enforce industry best practices and patterns.
    • Strong understanding the nature of transactional and asynchronous programming across microservices topology.
    • Strong understanding of security standards and best practices.
    • Strong experience in SQL/NoSQL programming, such as MySQL, Elasticsearch
    • Strong experience in docker containerization
    • Good experience in amazon web services
    • Strong understanding of code versioning tools / source code management (Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, etc.)
    • Experience of CI/CD and DevOps work styles
    • Ability to operate effectively both independently as well and within a team using agile methodology.
    • Ability to use, track, and respond to all work assignments using Jira based ticketing system

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