We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer who, preferably, is inclined and curious to take on frontend work as well, or a Full Stack Developer.
Role. We expect that you know how to do load balancing, identify bottlenecks in large distributed systems, which metrics to monitor for overall platform health, do DB tuning, etc, etc.
all the jazz that comes with making a global, multi-tenant always-on platform scale with very rapid growth.
We will provide you with ample opportunity to provide a ton of value, solve real problems and take ownership of different domain architectures.
What a day is like :
Build business-critical features used for the Tradeshift Platform in collaboration with our Tradeshift product and engineering teams in an Agile / Scrum environment
Tackle existing scalability and reliability challenges : enabling load balancing of individual components, improving data structures, evaluating queue technology alternatives, implementing autoscaling, database tuning
Design and write high-quality, tested and peer-reviewed code, building out large scale load, performance testing frameworks for a microservices landscape, resilience testing tools, and other quality gateways for microservices
Help getting insights by improving monitoring, metrics, alerting and logging and improve system monitorability and speed by fixing errors and reducing technical depth
Provide support to customer facing teams, helping with investigations and root cause analysis, often in real time, troubleshooting existing software related platform issues that are impacting our customers
Identify opportunities, design and implement solutions to improve the overall stability and scalability of Tradeshift platform
Take engineering and architecture ownership of business domains, while sharing knowledge and driving efforts for improvements
Mentor team members, share knowledge in engineering presentations and attract new talent
Have fun while solving challenging problems for our platform
You’re perfect for this role if you :
Have 8+ years of experience and deep understanding of Java-based applications and Spring Framework or similar.
You can demonstrate proper software engineering practices, are pragmatic in your solutions, and take ownership for the quality of your deliveries
Have a deep understanding and practice in developing REST-based microservice architectures
You are comfortable working with relational databases and transactions.
You are interested in problems around concurrency, scalability, and distributed systems
Know how to build resilient architectures, work with eventual consistency and asynchronous messaging systems
BA / BS in Computer Science preferred, or equivalent experience
Proficient in English for conversations, reading and writing
Nice to have skills & experience :
Curiosity towards new technologies, programming languages, frameworks, etc.
Eager to be actively participating in presenting at meetups and conferences.
A desire to share your technical knowledge on blog posts and in internal knowledge sharing events at a regular basis
A natural approach to mentoring your colleagues about technology and processes
You are comfortable developing on Linux / Unix operating systems and building applications on top of Docker, Kubernetes and cloud infrastructure.
Good datastores skills (Postgresql, ElasticSearch, Kafka or similar)
Curious about monitoring the applications and services, like adding telemetry to code and debugging distributed systems
Have a deep understanding of the full web stack and technologies
Here, at Tradeshift :
We are building the world’s largest network and platform. It’s difficult. It’s challenging. But we do it because we would rather tackle overwhelming challenges than playing it safe
We care for each other, the business, our users and our code. We care for democratizing business and building the world’s largest network for businesses
Shifters come from various
backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life
We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
You might like working here if :
You love autonomy and the freedom to get your work done how you want
You like sharing your opinions and feeling like they matter
Our office in Bucharest had, before Corona times (now we are all working from home), a palpable excitement that stems from the constant change that keeps everyone on their toes.
Each colleague has a voice, and their hard work pays off. No good work goes unnoticed.
You'll enjoy :
Working fully in cloud, you only need your company provided laptop
Ambitious international startup, and agile environment in Bucharest, Romania
Competitive compensation package
Career and professional development opportunities (workshops, training programs, coaching etc.)
Flexible work hours
Access to Bookster
Friendly and relaxed working atmosphere
Relaxing spots, games - ping pong, board games
Fun team-bonding events such as Team Camps, Hackathons, Game & Field Days