Backend Software Engineer – Java

We are looking for an enthusiastic software engineer who has already built a few micro-services and knows what it takes to deploy and run them in a production environment with confidence. If you are someone who would like to use your skills to address the true need of millions of people in the world, read on!

The role

You will be part of an agile, cross-functional engineering team, which will build a cloud platform that abstracts away the complexity and fragmentation of the data and APIs of the world of personal transportation and turns it into a structured, performant, and reliable system.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build and improve scalable systems that connect to many services & data sources inside and outside
  • Work with your team to rapidly test ideas, use results for iterations and improve the product
  • Operate and maintain critical core systems, owning reliability, performance, and availability
  • Apply your engineering experience to automate processes and maintenance
  • Collaborate with other teams on solutions for challenging and interesting problems
  • Help more junior engineers grow in their profession
  • Be hands-on with our diverse technology stack and have an opportunity to participate in defining and developing internal standards and shared components

Tech Stack

  •  Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Javascript, TypeScript, Node.js, Go, Couchbase, BigQuery, Docker, Kubernetes, Graphite, Grafana, Kibana, GraphQL.

Requirements

  • Customer-focused: You have a passion for building performant and scalable products that cater to the needs of customers, internal and external
  • Experienced and educated: You have a degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience and worked at least 3 years with production systems in a high volume / high availability environment. You know how to design software systems and understand how microservice architectures work. Practical experience with Java and a subset of the following is required: Spring, Spring Boot, Docker, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, a NoSQL database
  • Up to code: You have experience in software development, you write clean, lean, effective code in multiple languages, all version controlled. You pick the right tool for the job and your mindset is not limited to a single paradigm or language. You know how to write tests and validate that your code does what it is supposed to do
  • Pragmatic: You can take on complex multi-domain problems, analyze, design, build modular solutions, and deliver end-to-end in an MVP, value-first and iterative approach. You know that sometimes you need to cut corners and are able to foresee the effects of it. You also understand that software engineering is not always just fun and you are willing to put in the effort to get things done even if they are sometimes somewhat boring
  • An Automator: You strive to remove repetition and snowflakes through scripting and automation tools. You have deployed, monitored, and supported applications in production environments
  • A team player: You help your teammates with planning and delivering high-quality software and are not afraid to talk to people in your team and outside to clarify information and make agreements. You learn from the best around you

What we offer

  • A diverse team of more than 45 nationalities
  • Medical insurance
  • Tax compensation
  • Hybrid work model: a mixture of in-office and remote work
  • Long-term employment with 20 working days paid vacation
  • Paid sick leaves (10 per year)

About the project

Our client offers a go-to app with the option to compare a variety of routes for long-distance trips. This is a multi-purpose search tool that helps travelers to maximize their confidence while planning. Mobile and web applications compare the length, distance, price, and comfort of rail, air, bus, and car means of transport.

The service provides you with a great number of travel routes comparing over 1,000 transportation providers across trains, buses, flights, ferries, cars, and airport transfers.

Since its launch in 2013, our client has become a ground transportation leader in Europe.

Job Category: Back-End vacancies Java
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kyiv Remote

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