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Senior Backend Developer

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Position: Senior Backend Developer

Report to: Software Development Manager


  • Development of our highly scalable, modern Microservices based platform and mobile/web APIs.
  • Work with the rest of the platform team to design and implement creative architecture patterns for high-performance, highly scalable concurrent services.
  • Collaborate with the Product development teams to help build our product portfolios.
  • Building and maintaining secure REST-based APIs for our Mobile, Web and internal applications.
  • Working with new and popular software frameworks (such as Vert.x, Jooq, Cassandra, Java 8, RxJava etc) in a fully distributed system.
  • Working with an Agile methodology (SCRUM) to develop just-in-time features.
  • Work with the delivery team to build and performance tune software that supports automated continuous delivery systems for Testing and Live environments.
  • Report directly to the Software Development Manager.


You must be able to demonstrate capability in the following in Live Production environments:

  • A minimum of 4+ years of development experience working for a company; With a minimum of 2 years in Java.
  • Will need to show a good working level of English.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in REST-based or service-oriented Java development/Frameworks.
  • Experience in developing with Message Queue systems and Clustered/MasterSlave relational DB systems.
  • Experience with Caching systems and strategies such as Redis.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Linux Server systems and Command-Line.
  • Experience and a strong belief in agile development practices such as Unit Testing and DevOps and Cloud-based development principles such as 12 Factor apps etc.

Some desirable skills

Experience or capability in the following areas whilst not required would be an additional plus for you:

  • Experience in Kafka, Storm, Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of Software patterns, Micro-services/Service Oriented Architecture, cloud-based software design techniques and Dev-Ops style systems integration.
  • Understanding of Security concerns, Secure Development and API/App security.
  • Good understanding of Networking and Operating system (preferably Linux).
  • Knowledge of Spring/Spring Boot, Jersey, Jooq is a big plus.
  • Knowledge of Java 8+ such as Streams, Lambdas and Reactive programming is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Scripting, Command-Line and basic OS admin is a plus.
  • Strong desire to learn modern continuous build techniques and automated deployment systems.


  • 5 day week.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Personal Development/Project time every week.
  • Company Outings.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Very Competitive Salary.
  • 13 Month Salary.
  • The office is a Coffee shop.

Employment type: full time.